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WELSH DISESTABLISHMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
WELSH DISESTABLISHMENT. (Received January 20, 10.15 a.m.) LONDON, January 19. Mr McKenna has agreed to amend clause 118 of the Welsh Disestablishment Bill, in order to provide that surpluses arising from disendowment shall not be spent by public, bodies 'for public purposes, but restricted to eleemosynary objects ancillary to primary religious purposes. ...
UNIONISTS AND IMPERIAL PREFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
UNIONISTS AND IMPERIAL PREFERENCE. The Lancashire section of the National Unionist Association has unanimously thanked Lord Lansdowne and Mr Bonar Law for pledging to sxipport them. Lord Derby, while thoroughly adhering to the policy of Imperial preference, advised his hearers&quot; tft'-'a'bahdon the words &quot;food taxes&quot; and &quot;free fooders,&quot; and leave no stone unturned to gain victory.
A PACIFIC FLEET. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
A PACIFIC FLEET. THE ATTITUDE OF CANADA (Per Press Association—Copyright.) OTTAWA, January 18. In the naval debate in the Dominion House of Commons, the Hon. W. Pugsley, who was Minister of Public Works in the Laurier Administration, replied to the statements of the Conservatives .that Germany was only waiting for an opportunity to attack Britain. Such statements would not be ■ tolerated for a single instant ia the British House of '•- Commons, and ho reputable statesman would make them. The Conservatives attacked Mr Wilfrid Laurier's loyalty, referring to his altitude at the Imperial Conference, when Sir John Findlay, of'Nwi'caland, was greatly disappointed at Sir Wilfrid's attitude. •
A NEW ZEALANDER'S VIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
A NEW ZEALANDER'S VIEW. OTTAWA, January 19 Mr Joslein, of the firm of Messrs '.Toslem and Murie, of Wellington, in an interview, said that Australia and New Zealand welcomed the formation of a Pacific fleet. New Zealanders were more in sympathy with the United Stages than with Canada, and should expect the United States to help if the Yellow Peril menaced New Zealand.-.
AN AUSTRALIAN NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
AN AUSTRALIAN NAVY. Received January 20, 10.15 a.m SYDNEY, January 20 Replying to a correspondent, who forwarded the remarks of a speaker expressing doubts of the Admiral's faith in the Australian navy, Admiral King-Hall declares-that he thoroughly believes in it, and that it will bo as efficient in every respect as the other portion of the fleet. The Commonwealth had, he says, adopted the right policy in constituting it, and as time goes on all, opposition to it must fade. The justification for an Australian navy, from the Imperial, national, and political view-point, will be seen in the satisfactory results. ,
WRECK OF THE VERONESE. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
WRECK OF THE VERONESE. MANY LIVES LOST, GALLANT RESCUE SCENES' (Per Press Association—Copyright.) LISBON, January 18 . Increasing gjales ■ hampered rescue work, and 170 persons remain aboard the liner Veronese, which is now three hundred yai'ds off shore, with a heavy sea sweeping over her. Twenty English passengers are still on board, and 150 emigrants, who embarked at Vigo. Many of the victims are children. Gunboats have been despatched to assist. (Received January 20, 9.10 a.m.) LISBON, January 19, ■ Captain Turner was the last to quit the wrecked steamer Veronese. Smith, the Marconi operator, got into communication with the ship Hollandia five minutes after the Veronese 'struck; but, the engines being flooded, no further communication was possible. Henderson, the third officer, flagsignalled throughout. In an interview, he paid a tribute to Martin, the boatswain, who repeatedly risked his life to g.-fc the rocket line from the seaswept decks. He added that Seaman Jay showed- gre...
"WHITE SLAVE" TRAFFIC. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
&quot;WHITE SLAVE&quot; TRAFFIC. THE &quot;GAT&quot; FOR OFFENDERS. (Per Press Association—Copyright.) Received January 20, 10.15 a.m. LONDON, January 19 Timothy Patrick Connor has been j sentenced at the Old Bailey to eighteen I months' imprisonment and thirty strokes of the &quot; cat,&quot; for forcing his wife to lead an immoral life. Frederick Austin, musician, was also charged under the White Slave Act, and sentenced to twelve months' imprisonment and twenty-four strokes of the &quot;cat.&quot;
SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY. A. NEW GAS (Per Presf Association —Copyright.) Received January 20, 10.15 a.m LONDON, January 19, Sir Joseph, Thompson has discovered a new non-explosive gas, holding the same relationship to hydrogen as ozone does to oxygen. It is found hidden in metals, especially in iron, zinc, copper and lead. Attempts to make it artificially have failed.
RIOT OF WOMEN STRIKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
RIOT OF WOMEN STRIKERS. MANY POLICEMEN INJURED (Per- Press Association—Copyright.) I (Received January 20,- S a.m.) NEW YORK, January 19. Hat-pins and umbrellas were the women's weapons in a fierce attack on the police, arising out of the garmentworkers' strike. Dozens of women have been arrested. Many of the police were injured. Forty thousand Chicago garmentworkers arc planning &quot;a sympathetic strike. ■ :
THE STRIKE SETTLED. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
THE STRIKE SETTLED. (Received January 20, 9.15 a.m.) Thirty .thousand dress and '. shirtwaist makers have been granted an increase of wages and are likely to resume work, despite their dissatisfaction at the snlillne'ss'of'■'the'increase. ■ (Per Independent Cable Association.) NEW YORK, January 8. Moro than 15,000 neodlo workers, mostly women, stormed the doors of the Hippodrome at New York in order to attend a meeting or the Waist Workers' Union previously to voting on the question as to whether they should come out in support of the garment-workers now on strike. In the violent crush that occurred women were trampled upon and their clothes torn. The heavy glass | panels of the doors leading into the hall w-ere smashed, and the police had to be summoned to restrain tlie crowd.