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General Synod. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 11 February 1892
General Synod. [per press association.] Wellington, February 10. At this afternoon's sitting of ths Synod the following motion was proposed by the Dean of Christchurch—&quot;That the Synod regard with anxiety the present state and prospects of Christianity amongst the larger portion of the Maori population, and earnestly commends to the sympathy and intercession of Christians throughout New Zealand the efforts which are being made tor the recovery of those portions of the country which have lapsed from the faith.&quot; Speaking to the motion of grants being made out of the funds of &quot;the general church trusts to different bishopric endowment funds, Archdeacon Dudley (Auckland) commented strongly on the unsatisfactory position m which most of the bishopric endowment funds stand. He said that none of the bishoprics, with the exception of Christchurch, were adequately endowed, and that it was a reproach and scandal to the Church, that when a see became vacan...
THE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 11 February 1892
THE MARKETS. [jfKR PRCS3 ASSOCIATION] (Received Ffcbruary 10, 10.20 aan.) Sydney, February 10. Wheat, milling,-4s 9d to ss. Flour j stove makes, £11 53 to £11 15s; roller brands, £12 5s to £12 15s. Oats, best, 2s 4fl to 2s Bd. Maize, 2s 3d. Barley, 2s 9d;to 3s. Peas, 3s 7d. Bran, lid. Pollard, 9£d. Potatoes, Warnambools, £3 1»3; Tasmania, £4 10s. Onions, £3 10s to £4 10s. Butter, dairy made, lOd ; factory, Is 2d to Is sd. Bacon, 5d to 7d ; hams, New Zealand, lOd to lid. Melbourne, February 10. Wheat, firm, 4s to 4s 4d. Flour, stone makes, £9; roller brands, £9 155.: Feed rain quiet, and prices unaltered. Adelaide, February 10. Wheab, 4s 3d to 4s&quot; 4d. Flour, stone makes, up to £9 12s 6d ; roller brands, £10 5s to £10 10s. Oats, New Zealand ia bond, 2s 4d; duty paid, 3s 3d. Barley, Cape, 3s 6d; English, malting, 3s 6d to 4s 6d. Bran, Is. Pollard, Is lid. (Received February 11, 10.40 a.m.) London. February 10. The total quantity of wheat and flour afloat for the United Kin...
Addington Stock Market [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 11 February 1892
Addington Stock Market Chbistohuech, February 10. &quot;Fat Cattle. —There was a fair entry, composed chiefly of cows and heifers, very few stores being yarded. The entry met with a decidedly better sale. Prices for best beef ranged from 18s to 19s per 1001 b. Cows sold up to £8, heifers to £5 10s, steers to £7 10s. Calves.—The entry was small. Best calves were sold at up to 28s. Stoke Cattle. —The number yarded was small, and all animals entered were cleared, at rates fully equal to those ruling last Week. Dairy cattle had a rather small entry, which was nearly all cleared at pi'ices ranging from £3 to £5 10s. Store Sheep.—About 3500 were yarded. Buyers were numerous, and biddings more spirited than ever. The bulk of the entry was represented by crossbred lambs, which sold readily at from 8s to 9a 6d ; aged crossbred ewes, 8s 6d to 9s Id; sound mouthed crossbred ewes, lls 7d ; four-tqoth ..forward, conditioned crossbred wethers, 14s to 14s 6d; corresponding ewes, 13s 6d; me...
Imperial Politics. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 11 February 1892
Imperial Politics. IPEK I'RJSSS ASSOCIATION. London, February 8, The opening of Parliament was not attended by any proceeding of importance. In the House of Lords, Lord Lamington urged close federation with the colonies. It is probable an amendment to the Address-in-Reply will be moved m favour of the disendowment of the Welsh Church, and notice was given of the introduction of the Female Franchise and Eight Hours' Bills. Mr Balfour gave notice to call upon Mr De Cobain, member for Belfast, to attend m his place within a fortnight. Lord R. Churchill expressed himself m favour of the eight hours limit for work m mines, and of labour members m the House. Mr Redmond gave notice to-day m the House of Commons to move for an amnesty to political prisoners. Mr Gladstone returns from the Continent on Saturday week. Lord Salisbury referring to the criticisms of Lord Rimberly, declared that England would never surrender Egypt to the supremacy of another power, or leave it to destruction by it...
TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 11 February 1892
TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS (PBB I'EESS ASSOCIATION.) Tl»« rr« Aro Itwfiwwy. , Wellington, February 11. The Minister for Public Works this morning met representatives of the City Council and Harbor Board with reference to the extension of the railway to Te Aro, Matters were arranged satisfactorily, and thejMinisfcer has given instructions for the lowest tender to be accepted, and the work will proceed without delay.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 2 February 1895
I VIOLIN SCHOOL I HyrlßS BESSIE SIMMONDS, Teacher I IWL of the Violin, re-opened on MONDAY, January 21, at Saundera' Buildings, on Mondoya, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, from 2 o'clock till 6 p.m. Terms on application. Private , addriM-Qntk Ro»d, AUtnton. 153 I '
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 2 February 1895
Wanted. PR I MITIV E Church, To-morrow. Preachers—Morning, Mr Dowle. Evening, Revs.;. Cocker and E. Walker, New Zealand Alliance Lecturer. Como early and secure seats 2 14 %•* toSLKTAN Church — To-morrow V| Morning. Rev C. Abernethy ; Evening, Rev T. G. Brooke. Monthly h rmon to young men at evening service. Subject, &quot;J'he millennial reign of Christ.&quot; 'I ho public cordially invited. 2 11 I jjMJONb at the Circus, Greenstone iL&quot; Brooch, gold mounted. Owner apply to S. Salek. Jeweller. 2 15 . * ANTED, by end of January, Eight * • or Ten»»oomed House, Ashburton or Suburbs. Apply Mail Office. 198 f AD IKS' and Gentlemen's left-off JLj Clothes and all kinds of goods bought, sold, or exchanged. — Mrs Knight, opposite Templar Hall, new Post Office. 11 170 WANTED — Every Lady to try Madam Balcombb's Patent Expanding Belt Corset (registered), guaranteed whalebone throughout. Orders left at Mr E, Hall's, Herbalist* Ashburton, will receive prompt attention...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 2 February 1895
BERBAL Beer, Herbal Baex. Six gallons of splendid Herbal Beer for 7d. Made with t&gt; bottle of Potter's Herbal Beer Extract, price 7d per bottle. Warranted purely heibal. Fletcher Bros.. Wholesale and Retail Agents, Oa»h Supply Stores, Ashburton and Christchurch. VI / ANTED Known—A tremendous V run on our Gloves, 4|d upwards. —Mitchell and Tuknek. NEW ZEALAND GLOTHINS FACTORY, EAST STREET. Half-Yeakly Stocktaking. CITRAW HATS to be cleared out at KJ Greatly Reduced Prices. Boy's Straw Hats 3s 6d for Is Men s Straw SUts 3s 6d for Is Men's Java Straw Hats 2s 9d for 1b 6d Men's Straw Hats 6s 9d for 3* 65 We do not often advertise Cheap Goods, but these are GENUINE REDUCTIONS. I BOOTS. BOOTS. BOOTS. Boy's Strong School Boots 5s 6d Men's Light Balmorals 8s 6d Men's Strong Canvas Shoes 5s Men' ettrong Nailed Shooters 9a 6d You will Save money by purchasing your Boots from the H. Z.J. F. Women s Canvas Shoes 4a 9d Women's Glace Kid Shoes 5s 6d Maids' Tan Strap Shoes 5s 6d NEW ZEAL...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 2 February 1895
For Indigestion, the best remedy is undoubtedly Norton's Camomile Pills. They can confidently be recommended as being K.|ld in operation and absolutely free from Injurious drugs, Acting at once as a splendid tonic and a gentle aperient. For nearly 100 years they ha&gt;e proved uaequalled for Indigestion, Dyspepsia, sick Headache and for Liver and Stomach compla ts'. ' Sold 'in bottles Is l|d, 2s 9d, and 11s, by all Medicine Vendors throughout the world, A sxafrle, aaf« and certain remedy, RpjpMATiSM. — tyt E. Gordon's remedy ever faiJjS tn permanently curing rheumatism, lumbago, sciatica, spufc, etc, one bottle gives relief. Prioe IQs, post free, J, W, P.0.80x231, Duoedip,
CRUELTY TO ANIMALS [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 2 February 1895
CRUELTY TO ANIMALS CASJES AX BAKiIA avirv vkww&amp;h At the Police Court, Rakaia, yesterday, before Messis W. L. Allan, 0. A. C. Hardy, and Lawrence Oxley, Justices of the Peace. William Lindsay and Thomas Harold were charged with cruelly over-driving and beating a black filly and a bay gelding.-—Seigeant Mdller conducted the. prosecution and Mr Wilding appeared for the accused. Mr Foster, non. secretary of the Society for the Preveniion of Cruelty to Animal*, was also present. The police stated that the case arose on the day of the Hororaca races. Henry Dalley, carrier, Ashburton, said Lindsay drove from Ashburton with an express and three horses. Saw him on the Friday morning in Ashburton, and driving between Chertsey and Rakaia. Saw defendant leave Rak»in about nine o'clock with « black filly and a bay gelding as ptle horses, and a leader he had hired from Primmer. Primmer's horse whs restive owing to a whip being lashed a boot, and caused a slight accident, and was left ...
THE COREAN WAR [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 2 February 1895
THE COREAN WAR Shanghai, January 30 After the fleet had bombarded the position the Japanese landed troops who stormed three forts. The guns in Weihaiwei are now silenced. bHANGHAi, February 1 After two days fighting at Weihaiwei the Chinese fled when the assault was delivered. They lost two thousand, £tjll bold one island, gome forts, aad the ship,
SECOND EDITION San Francisco Mail Per Araws at Auckland. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 2 February 1895
SECOND EDITION San Francisco Mail Per Araws at Auckland. &lt;*«n«ral Saniuiary. The English yachtsmen accepted the conditions of the race for the American cup. Lords Dunraven and Lonsdale head the syndicate which proposes to send a challenging yacht across the Atlantic about September. A Berlin correspondent telegraphed on January 11 that Japan has formulated her conditions of peace with China. A pproximateiy the conditions are the independence of Oorea under a Japanese Suzerainty, the cession of certain Chinese islands, the razing of the Taku forts, the deprivation ot Port Arthur and Weiwaiwei of their character as naval ports, the dismantling and demolition of all forts from Corea to China, the admission of the Japanese right to nominate the number and type of China's men-ofwar, the payment of heavy indemnity, and, if possible, the negotiation of a Chinese-Japanese Alliance. Despatches N from Tiflis, in the Transcaucasia, during December, mention frightful atrocities in Ar...
Late Sporting [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 2 February 1895
Late Sporting Chbistchuech, February 2 Midsummkk HANDiCAP--Lady Zetland 1, Chaos 2, Silver Spec 3. Won easily. Time —2.37^. Dividends—£2 14s and £2 2s 6d. Doubtful was scratched. Selling Plate—Wedlock 1, Refiuctor 2, Artilleur 3. Won comfortably. Time— 1.17 3-sths. Dividends ~£3 15s 6d and £4 10a.
School Examination. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 2 February 1895
School Examination. CHERISEY. Examination report on Chertsey public school, examined October 17, 1894. PASS SUBJECTS. class subjects. MarteO to Grammar , 35 History . 50 Geography (Standard 2 only) 70 Elementary Science, Object Tiessons, etc 50 Mental Arithmetic 25 4? 00 , g i m Ah 13 o &lt;D o I r-&quot; I y tn Std. 7 1 1 3» „ — _ 12 4 12 1 11 5 9 11 8 4 &gt;. 5 » 4 „ 3 „ 2 „ 1 P. 4 6 11 7 9 17 4 6 11 7 9 15 - ~ 1 1 1 1 0 3 5 10 6 9 ~ ~ » ' Total I 55 53 I i 4 I 33 Over 8 years—three.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 2 February 1895
ADDITIONAL SUBJECTS Repetition and Recitation—Good Drill—Good (boys) Singing—Satisfactorily taught in upper classes, none in lower Needlework—Satisfactory Comprehension of the language of reading lessons—Very good Staff and Distribution—Standards 111., IV., V., and VII,—Mr D. Todd, master. Standards 11., 1., and P.—Miss G. E. Tnlley, mistress. General Remarks—The examination leaves a very pleasing impression of the work of the school, both in point of intelligence and as regards the general merit of the more mechanical subjects. The paper work is done in good style, and generally throughout the classes the children show good preparation in the essential features of their pass requirement, a deficiency in some of the geography forming practically the only exception worthy of note. Among class subjects the geography of Standard 11. is creditable, and history, science and object lessens are entitled to a fair mark. In science, however, it is desirable to observe the location prescribed...