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FIRE BRIGADE BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 15 June 1908
FIRE BRIGADE BAZAAR. To the Editor. &quot;One Who Has Subscribed Three Times&quot; to the Fire Brigade seems to be in rather a bad way. I cannot tell from the tone of the letter if it is a he or a she that 'has written it, but it is to be hoped that they may never need the services of our brave firemen. lam only a worker, with no interest in the brigade, and if &quot;Three Times Subscriber &quot; will let you know how much they have spent on the brigade I will go round with the hat myself and collect the money, and leave it with you for him or her, for it would be a real pity for them to bo annoyed by such common peonle as firemen. THREE TIMES THREE FOR THE BRIGADE.
SUGGESTIONS TO FOOTBALLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 15 June 1908
SUGGESTIONS TO FOOTBALLERS. To tho Editor. Sir. —Allow me space in your columns for a few suggestions to footballer 1 generally. The County Union is constantly receiving applications, drawing on the accident fund, but I don't think we each look ahead and provide for ourselves in case of accident. In this particular respect the Union is labouring under difficulties and I think every follower of the game, either active or otherwise, should willingly render assistance. Last year tho Accident Fund proved indispensible; indeed, is continually being drawn upon, until it is about drained out, and I think it is our duty to our fellow players to keep up this fund. If each individual player were to contribute the small sum of Is the Union would have out of tho six clubs about £15. Then a collection could be taken up at all the remaining matches, which I am sure would meet with surprising support from the spectators. I hope that some one in cacli club will take this matter up in the right spir...
CABLE NEWS. THE LATEST. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 15 June 1908
CABLE NEWS. THE LATEST. - —♦ HOME AND FOREIGN. Oaited Press Association—Per Eieot: Telegraph—Copyright. THE PAN-ANg&quot;IICAN CONGRESS. LONDON, June 13. The Australian League gave a great reception to the Australian prelates at Kensington Town Hall. Lord and Lady Tennyson, Lord and Lady Darnley, Lord Bra&amp;sey and many English bishops were present. PARCELS POST. The weight of postal parcels between the United Kingdom and the United States will be increased to 111b from July 1. A NEW DREADNOUGHT. The new Dreadnought to be commenced ,at Portsmouth in December will be an improvement upon the St. Vincent, costing 2£ millions. She will be completed in eighteen months. DEGRADING AN OFFICER. PARIS, June 14. Lieutenant Ullmo was publicly degraded at Toulon for treachery, amio the execrations of the populace. STOLEN JEWELLERY. NEW YORK, June 13. Saunders, a salesman formerly in the service of Abraham Brothers, jewellers, Birmingham, and White, a salesman in Jamaica, were a...
TUNNEL UNDER THE THAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 15 June 1908
TUNNEL UNDER THE THAMES. Per Press Association —Copyright. LONDON, June 13. The Prince of Wales opened the Rotherhithe-Stepney tunnel, 6883 feet long, of which 1500 feet are under the river. The cost was two million sterling, and the tunnel is the largest boring in the world. Tlte Prince of Wales rejoiced that the work had been accomplished entirely by British minds, muscle and material. [Early in 1899 the London County Council adopted a recommendation of the Bridges Committee to construct a tunnel under the Thames between Rotherhithe and Ratcliff. The total length of the tunnel and approaches from Union road on the south to Commercial road East on the north is about a mile and a quarter, and the dimensions are slightly larger than those of the Blackwall tunnel, 30 feet diameter external measurement, sufficient to obtain a carriage-way of 16 feet or 17 feet and two footways of over four feet each.]
CARDINAL LOGUE'S ALLEGED STATEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 15 June 1908
CARDINAL LOGUE'S ALLEGED STATEMENTS. «— ■ A FALSE REPORT. LONDON, June 13. Cardinal Logue ha 6 returned to Ireland from his visit to America. He declared that the reported interview with him was pure invention. He never . stated that. Australia and New Zealand were on the verge of rebellion. He never referred to India. He admitted stating in a New York drawingroom that when Britain became old and infirm she was likely to receive the coup de grace from Irish subjects whom she was sending to foreign lands, and w'hc went with vengeance in their hearts. [A New York cablegram of May 14 was as follows : &quot;Cardinal Logue, interviewed at New York, said that he caw signs of Britain's certain dissolu- ] tion. &quot;The colonies,&quot; he 6aid, &quot;are restive. Australia to-day ie practically independent, and the trend of&quot;' every movement is more and more in the direction of absolute rebellion. _ New Zealand is indifferent. Canada is legislati...
A PLEA FOR SELF-RELIANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 15 June 1908
A PLEA FOR SELF-RELIANCE. * . LORD ROSEBERY AND MODERN TENDENCIES. LONDON, June 13. Lord Rosebery, in a speech as Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, said that everything was being done politically to swamp self-reliance, and make it superfluous and ridiculous. Scotsmen had thriven by self-reliance. Their motto was &quot;Level up.&quot; The creed of modern civilisation was &quot;Level down. _ Let the Government have a finger in every pie, probin&quot; -nping and disturbing.&quot; The result waa that the nation was being taken in custody by the State.&quot; He pleaded for the maintenance of th« (sterling national qualities wihich hact meant co much to Scotland it), the past, :
THE KING'S VISIT TO RUSSIA [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 15 June 1908
THE KING'S VISIT TO RUSSIA «g» —— BENEFICIAL RESULTS. ST. PETERSBURG, June 14. M. Stolvnin, in an interview, summarising the results of the Reval meeting said that an Anglo-Russian agreement was necessary for the equilibrium of Europe. The traditional friendship of Germany was essential to Russia. The Imperial interview had been fruitful with regard to Macedonia and Persia, where assistance would be rendered without any form of intervention in internal affairs.
THE MAN POWELKA. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
THE MAN POWELKA. Tho Palmerston correspondent of the Wairarapa Daily Times Writes: &quot;It is singular how many ond moots who havo nought but good to say 6f the prison oscapoo, Powelka. 'A deconter fellow one would not wish to work with — active, oleinly, oHiging, industrious and reliable,' was the verdict of a man who knew him intimately. ' I cannot think what has come over him, he went on to say. 'My own candid opinion is that ho is partially deranged. Ho was groatly. upset when his wife olearod out, and ho never seems to havo been tho sanio man since' It is 7iot so very long since powelka was an inmate of the Palmerston Hospital, whero ho underwent a very serious operation for tho removal of an abcess from his lungs, which necessitated the removal of throe ribs': The operation wns ono to which many a strong man might have succumbed. Could there be any connection between ; that serious operation and Ins altered montal disposition?&quot;
CAUSE OF RHEUMATIC PAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
CAUSE OF RHEUMATIC PAIN. &quot; Foi a number of years I was ■ martyr to chronic rheumatism, and suffered untold agonies from pain and consequent weakness. My joints were swollen to nearly twice their natural sizo. My appet'ito became capricious, mill 1 was miK/h reduced m flesh. The slightest change m the weather would intensify the agonising pains. My limbs wevo so sore that I could bear not the slightest touch. I tried many so-called inives, but never did I receive permanent relief, until Warner's Safe Cure was brought to my notice by a friend m whom I had entire confidence. The medicine seemed to agree with me perfectly. I could feel a change for the better from week to week,' and the pain gradually left me. Soon I was perfectly cured. My joints were reduced to their natural size. I am now as strong m tho joints as the average woman, and do not tive readily with exertion. I can enthusiastically endorse Warner's Safe Cure.&quot; This graphic description of the effe...
SPORTING [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
SPORTING SOUTH CANTERBURY JOCKEY CLUB. TIMARU, April 15. The following acceptances have been received : llosewill Handicap, of 75 soys; six furlongs. — Adage Bst 31b, Glenfield 7st 131 b, Clanmena 7st 121 b, Aunt Sally 7st' 71b, Miss Doric 7st 71b, Manillus 7st 51b, Captain Kidd 7st 41b, Windward 7st 41b, Musterer 6st 9lb. Sinithfield Handicap, of 80 soys ; four furlongs. — Lady Orizoin 9st 101 b, Octave 9st lib, Queen of Spades Bst 131 b, The Seer Bst 101 b, Montreal Bst 21b, Busyland Bst, Clanmona 7st 71b, Stopmaid 7st 71b, Eaglestono 7st 71b, Peak 7st 71b. Otipua Hurdle Handicap, of 100 soys; one mile and a half. — Southern Cross list 131 b, Riugman list 81b, Stone Ginger list 101 b, Bay Lupin 10st 91b, Nova lOst, 91b, Shillelagh 9st 81b, Fulmar 9st 81b, Royal Shell 9st 31b, Grosvenor 9st, Antony 9st, Loyola 9st. Timaru Cup, of 200 soys; one mile and a quarter. — Oiyoi 9st 61b, Outlander Bst 31b, Tikitere Bst 21b, White Cockade 7st 31b, Waiju 6st 101 b, Silkweb 6st 101 b. Washdyk...
ASHBURTON GRAIN MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
ASHBURTON GRAIN MARKET The following is tho market report for the week ending, Friday, April 15th. 1910! Wheat-^-Tho quality of the wheat on offer during the, past week has been of considerably better quality — that is, better saved, than the average of former offerings. This is because the wheat now being threshed out of stack is principally that wheat which was not ripo at the time of the heavy rains during harvest, and is conse* quontly not bleached and sprouted. Millers havo shown keenness to obtain this quality of grain, and m ordor to securO) havo udvanced on prices formerly given. A.verago grain, howover, shows no b'etUSr Value) and is somowhat dilficult to dispose of, Merchants have been buying m ono or tv'o cases, but their prices are low, and only quality below millers' grauo is finding its way into their stores, and will probably be shipped later on. Prices are: Velvet (primo) 3s Bjd, Velvet (f.u.q.) 3s 7d, Tuscan and Huutors (prime) 3s 7d to 3s Bd, Tuscan and . Hunters (...
CHRISTCHURCH GRAIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
CHRISTCHURCH GRAIN MARKET. CHRISTOHURCH, April 15. Wheat has been rather firmer during tho last few days, and prices arc hardening. Algerian oats aro m great demand from tho North Island, and buyers ar» prepared to pay Is lid at country stations, but there is .very little offering. Italian ryegrass is also m demand, and a lino has been sold at 2s lOd this •week. Barley quotations are nominal. Thero is very little Waiting barley on tho market, brewers at tho present time being fully stocked.