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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
FUnLIC NOTICES. ASHIHJHTON BOROUGH COUNCIL ANNUAL ELECTION OF MAYOR. In the matter of the &quot; Municipal Cor- porations Act, 1908,&quot; and of the &quot;Local Elections and Polls Act, 1908,&quot; THEREBY gWcT notice that the Annual Election of MAYOR for the Borough of Ashburton will bo held on WEDNESDAY, the 27th day of April, 1910. And I appoint the Muni- cipal Chambers, Havelock Street, Ash- burton, as the place, and WEDNES- DAY, the 20th day of April, 1910, as the time lor the Nomination of Cun- didatfM. Each nomination paper must bo sign- ed by tvo. electors and by the candi- dates and be 1 delivered to me&quot;i or be ad- dressed to bo and delivered at tho placo appointed at any time after tho publication of this notice and before j Noon of tho said day of nomination. A deposit of £10 must accompany each nomination. H. H. FOOKS, Returning Officer. Dated this 9th day of April, 1910. 4 170 ASHBURTON HOSPITAL AND CHARITABLE AID BOARD. A P...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
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HOME AND FOREIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
HOME AND FOREIGN. United Press Association— Per V! Telearnph— Copyright. FIRE AT MANDALAY LONDON, April 14. A firo occurred at Mandalny, a loim stretch of business premises and dwelling houses bring destroyed. The damage(is estimated at ,1.200,000 rupees. [Mandalay, tlio chief town m Upper Uurmn, is 368 milos by rail from Rangoon. It is Mtualcd on plai,, two milos from tho lrawadi, and consists of &lt; two parts.] THE QUERN, Queen Alexandra nnd Princess Victoria have started for Genoa. Before leaving they received the Countess of Dudley, wifo of the Governor-General of Australia, at Buckingham Palace.' DISASTROUS EXPLOSION. Renter reports that 130 tons of dviiamite exploded m the Kobe roadstead, . causing great damage to the city. [Kobe, a town of Japan, was opened to foreign trade m 1868.] INCREASE IN WAGES , NEW YORK April lfi. The United States Steel Corporation is granting 250,000 employers a rise m wages, which adds to the pay-roll nine million dollar's annually. LEGI...
THE AIRWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
THE AIRWAYS. BRITISH AIRSHIPS ■ , LONDON, April 14. Sneaking m tho House of Lords, tho Under-Secretary for War (Lord Lucas) said, that the Government intended spending £106,000 during the coming year on airship construction and experiments. The matter of aeroplane ■construction would bo left to private experimenters The Army and Navy, he added, would bo likely to soon have three dirigibles, and two non-rigid balloons.
RUSSIAN PRIZE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
RUSSIAN PRIZE COURT. Per Press Association — Copyright. ST. PETERSBURG, April 14. The Supreme • Prize Court of St. Petersburg confirmed the Prize Court's decision respecting the claim, of tho British owners of the Hipsiang. [In December last the National Defence Committee of the Duma voted a credit of £150,000 to pay damages awarded to British shipowners under judgments of the Prize Courts m connection with tho Russo-Japanese &quot;War. In the previous month the. owners of the British India Steamship Company were awarded £61,994 for the steamer Ikl?ona rammed and sunk by a Russian cruiser. Later, the owner of the steamer St. Kilda. was awarded £26,958 for detention during the war.]
RUBBER AND OIL [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
RUBBER AND OIL Per Press Association— Copyright. LONDON, April 14. Prospectuses of rubber and oil companies are being issued daily. ' Shares continue to rise. The Oil Trust, Limited, a company of two million 2s shares, is issuing 1,500,000 shares. It is proposed to secure &quot;properties m the British colonies, particularly m Australia and New Zealand.
THE LATEST RETURNS [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
THE LATEST RETURNS Per Press Association.— -Copyright SYDNEY, April 15. The return of Messrs. McDougall, Gardiner .and ilae, the Labour candidates for the Senate, is assured. Ine poll has been very heavy, and is a record for the State. In the last House of Representatives the Fusionists held fourteen seats for New South Wales and Labour thirteen, but m the new House the Fusionists , &quot;have dwindled to nine, while Labour lias jumped to eighteen. Revised returns for the House of Representatives m all States show: Labour ..■ |4 - .Fusionißts ■■■ ... . ••' . ■ In the Senate election Labour is absolute m New South Wales, Victoria West Australia, South Australia and Tasmania, while m Queensland so far two Liberals and one Labour member head the poll.
AUSTRALIANS IN LONDON [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
AUSTRALIANS IN LONDON LONDON, April 15. Many Australians m London are greatly surprised at the result of the elections. Those interviewed agree that no great change m the Commonwealth policy is likely. They describe the difference between the majority and the minority as rather m regard to pace than principle, and declare that capital need hot bo alarmed. They recall the Labourites' imperialist spirit, m connection with the Australian navy and compulsory service. One Australian remarked : ' Tho interesting point is not what the Labour Government is going to do, for all Governments m Australia do practically the same thing, but how they attained the position.&quot; Another summarises the Fusionist situation, saying: &quot;One cannot mix oil and water.&quot;
STATEMENT BY MR FISHER [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
STATEMENT BY MR FISHER BRISBANE, April 15. Mr Fish or, interviewed, said he desired to thank the people for their vote m favour of his party. Labour's policy was a national one. It was anxious to safeguard every interest m tho States and Commonwealth. Tho | people seemed to bo more Australian than their representatives m Parliament. He was happy to think tho Labour party had m some slight way given them an opportunity to express their national, feelings. The task set tho now Government was not a light one, and. must be faced with determination and courage.
BRITIS POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
BRITIS POLITICS. HOl'rfE OK LORDS l*or Pross Association. -Copyright 7 OX DON, April M Lord Rosi'oory has given notice of the following -osjlulions: (1) That m future the House of Lords shall consist of Lords of Parliament: (a) chosen by the whole body of hereditary poors among themselves, and by nomination by the Crown ; (b) sitting by virtue of offices and qualifications; and (c) chosen, from outside. (2) Tho term of tenure of all shall bo the sttrite, except m the caso of those sitting ox-olficio. ViiO snail sit so long as they hold tho offices' wherefor they sit. It is the present intention of the Unionists that these resolutions shall bo submitted to a committee of a House of Lords simultaneously with the Government's veto resolutions. The latter will bo introduced m the House of Lords before tho spring recess.
THE MEAT MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
THE MEAT MARKET. CMRISTCHURCH, April 16. The British Now Zealand Meat and Produce Company has received a cable from London stating that the mutton market is decidedly weaker, with a downward tendency. Prime Cnntci Ibury wethers and maiden owes up to Q'llb are quoted nt 4Jd; over 041 b, id; North Island, id nud Bjd. The lnmb market is depressed, nrt'd trade is slow. Pnmo Canterbury of 421 b are quoted at sid, and North Island sfd. Messrs Dalgoty and Co., Limited, report the following sales : Account E. C. Webb, Marawera (Lyndon), 4500 acros leasehold as a going concern to Basil J. Carter; account Basil J. Carter, goodwill of lease of 2000 acres at Sprmgburn to W. Chapman; account P. C. Threlkeld, 362 acres, part of his well-known Terrace estate, to Mr A. K. Callaghan, of Highbank, at a satisfactory figure.
WEEKLY STOCK AND PRODUCE SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 16 April 1910
WEEKLY STOCK AND PRODUCE SALES. SATURDAY, APRIL 16. HAVELOCK STREET MART. Mr H. Stephenson's weekly sale was well attended, and a comprehensive entry of all classes of produce, poultry-, etc., was disposed «of at tho following prices : Produce. — Crushed oats 5s 6d per sack, wheat (fowl) 7s 6d to 10s, oatsheaf chaff 2s 6d, potatoes 6s to 8s per sack, marrows 3d to 6d, pumpkins up to Is each, cabbages 2d each, onions id per lb, tomatoes Is to 2s per case. Fruit.— Apples lid to 2d per lb, pears lid to 2d per lb. i Meat.— Beef 3d per lb, mutton 2jd por lb. j Poultry.— Hens, Is 3d, Is ud, 2s 3d to 2s 3d, roosters 2s 3d, 2s 7d, 2s 9d, 3s 2d, ducks 3s 3d, Leghorns 3s 8d — all at per pair. Pigs.— sj oJ, 6s 6d, 7s to 18s 6d.