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LABOUR LEADER SHOT. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
LABOUR LEADER SHOT. AN UNKNOWN ASSAILANT (Received January 20, 10.50 a.m.) ADELAIDE,,January 20, Thomas Bitts, president of the Port Pirie branch of the Masons' and Bricklayers' Union, was found shot, near the Broken Hill Proprietary works. He stated that he went for a walk prior to retiring for the night, when a stranger rushed out and fired twice. His condition is critical.-
SPORTS AND PASTIMES [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
SPORTS AND PASTIMES LATE JTEMS. CRICKET. SOUTH MELBOURNE v. CANTERBURY. (Per Press Association.) CHRISTCHURCH, January 18. The.strong position hold by Canterbury at the end of the first day's play was still further improved on Saturday by Reese moro than doubling his tally of Friday, and useful contributions by Carlton, Sandman and Bennett. Considering that three of Canterbury's/best batsmen—Lusk, Bickmott and Patrick —were not playing, the total of 38-J must bo very gratifying to those who' claim that Canterbury / cricket is stronger than it has ever been. There must have been well over 2000 present -on Saturday, the sum of £111 being taken at ih&amp; turnstiles. CHRISTCHURCH, Jannary 20. Canterbury beat South Melbourne by an innings and 'So runs. .The match was resumed at 10.30 this morning. The wicket was a fast-.breaking one. The attendance was small. At the luncheon. Trott said that Canterbury had champion batsmen in Hickmott and Paterson, who in Australia, with opportu...
BOWLING TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
BOWLING TOURNAMENT. OPENED TO-DAY, (Per Press Association.) CHRISTCHURCH, January. 20. The annual tournament, of the New Zealand Bowling Association • opened to-day in hot weather, and ; a high nor'- v wester made the conditions tricky. ■■-,;. Rink Match. —First, round: Phoenir (Mallinson) 22 beat Sydenham (McGallan) 21; Christclrarch (Barnett) 23 beat Linwood (Kershaw) 20.: Qpawa- (Hen- . derson) 21 beat St. Mbau's (Henley) 17; . Newtown (KeiT) beat Edgeware (Dickson) 18; Hastings (Smith) ; 22 beat a Taieri (McFadden) ,20; . Mornington (Nioholson) 13 lost to Kaiapoi. (Wyh'e) 30; Dunedin (Harraway) J'6 beat Caledonian (Cormack) , 11; Canterbury . (Stark) 20 beat Edgeware (Neaves) 16; Kaituna (Smith) 23 beat 'North End (Ham) 14; St. Kilda (Irvine) 19 beat Kaikorai (Allnutt) '14- Leeston (Johnston) 22 beat; St. Albans (Raphael) 21; Wellington (Porteous) 23 beat Sydenham (Yule) 13; Canterbury (M&amp;ynard) — beat Sydenham (Chegwin) 15; Christehurch (Manning) 20 beat Temuka (Edw...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
Scientific men are agreed that excess of Uric Acid is the -Aief cause or Rheumatism, Lumbago and Sciatica. RHEUMO drives the Uric Acid from the system, and rarely_fails; to effect a complete cure. RHEUMO is not a &quot;cure-all&quot;—it is a preparation that relieves and eradicates Rheumatism. Of all chemists and stores, 2s 6d and is 6d a bottle. «
Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
IF PEOPLE KNEW ITS VALUE. &quot;If people knew the real value of ! Chamberlain's Cough Remedy they' would never be without a bottle in the house,&quot; says Mr E. Dobell, Budgery Buildings, New Canterbury Road, Dulwich Hill, N.S.W. &quot;I have used it in i mv family, and consider it the safest medicine for either children or adults and can thoroughly recommend it to anyone.&quot; All chemists and storekeepers. ■■ i
Page 5 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
&quot; I had pains in the chest and stomach which the doctor said were duo to indigestion,&quot; writes Mv E. Healey, saddler, Raurimu, N.Z. &quot;As his medicine did me no good I was advised to try Chamberlain's Tablets, and did so. I got immediate relief, and am now never without a bottle in my room. I am a very old man, but Chamberlain's Tablets make me feel well and young.&quot; All chemists and storekeepers.
THE WORLD TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
THE WORLD TO-DAY. &quot;Guardian&quot; Office, January 20, 1913 There is so far no response to the repeated appeals we have made for the formation of a Progress League in Ashburtbh to push forward beautifying projects and to keep the Borough Council alive to its duty to pursue a progressive policy of improvement. Our appeal h.as hitherto been to &quot;leading men&quot;—people of influence, possessing knowledge of affairs and capacity to guide their fellows. If there are any such in our .midst they seem to be as insensible as the deaf adder, that hears not tho voice of the charmer,' charm be ever so wisely. So be it. We are disappointed, but not discouraged. There still remains the common people, who may hear gladly what others re-! fuse to hear. The &quot;Guardian&quot;' is not a labour paper, &quot;in the sense of being an advocate of the &quot;rights&quot; of any par ticular section but it -recognises,that in ...
THE "BOOSTING" CAMPAIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
THE &quot;BOOSTING&quot; CAMPAIGN. :.' The. '■&lt;&quot;b6iistfri£'' f busmess. with which the tJnited*'States'is&quot;7.amiliar,. appears to have .taken..a Ji.old. upon New Zealand, says-the Wairarapa /'Age.&quot; Dunedin claims that it has the best climate in the world, which probably acoimts for so many Scotchmen residing thei'e. Timaru has an immense foreshore and a Px-ess Association agent who keeps us informed of everything that transpires from the .barking .of the canine in the street to the meeting of bucolics to discuss the price of tallow-fat. Napier has a 'breakwater, an inner harbour and it Vigor' Brown, which makes it the most desirable place in the universe in which to live and die. New Plymouth is the &quot;Garden of Eden,&quot; with its petroleum, ironsand and snow-clad mountain in the distance. Wanganui plants trees, and provides, river scenery and fatalities to suit all tastes. Palmerston North has a s...
HOME RULE FINANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
HOME RULE FINANCE. TKe finance of-.tho Home Rule Bill' is the part we least like. It lias the look of venality— something of the John Bull spirit of commercialism on the one hand and, of Irish mendicancy on the ofche/r. It will bea transaction as open to jeering as was England's buying.of a King from Scotland a few centuries ; ago/ Why should Great Britain, in addition to granting the Irish claim for self-government, throw in some 3,000--000 a year in addition '?• A Liberal M.P., Mr Agar Roberts, raised a protest-, in the House of Commons against the proposal of the Home Exile Bill that 42 Irish members shall sit and vote at Westminster,-helping to make and unmake Ministries. . &quot;Considering that we pay the Irish deficit, two and a-half millions or more annually, it would be more in accordance with the fitness of things if we sent 42 members s over to Ireland to look after our money iind see that it was properly spent.&quot; Mr ..Roberts -then proceeded to give t...
THE ULSTER PROBLEM. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 20 January 1913
THE ULSTER PROBLEM. &quot;Ulster will fight,&quot; it seems; but so far the political Protestants have only succeeded in shooting one of their own number and mauling a police officer. The Nationalists of Belfast wisely refrained from trailing the tails of their coats on the occasion of the passage of the Home Rule Bill through the House of Commons, and' the fighting Ulstermen, had nothing else to fight. When Ulster fights in earnest—that is, when Home Rule is established, and the date is of &quot;Kathleen Mavourneen&quot; uncertainty, as it may not be.for years and it may be never—-the Protestant boys could, of course, sweep Belfast clean of ; Nationalists if they were allowed. The proportion of Catholics in Ulster is only 44 per cent., but this figure is much larger than that for any other denomination, the Presbyterians coming next with 27 per cent., and the Protestant Episcopals with 23 per cent. But the significant point is that 89 per cent of the...