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Ashburton Guardian Magna est Veritas et Prævalebit. TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 1917. A QUESTION OF PRINCIPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
Ashburton Guardian Magna est Veritas et Prævalebit. TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 1917. A QUESTION OF PRINCIPLE. .-.The- discussion at tlie Hospital Boards meetiiig yestefday, relai tive to the piu-ch;ase of crockery for use at tiie Ashburton Hospital, may appear at first glance, to be a trifling- affair, because, less than 's()s was iriydlved in the transaction. But. in reality it touches a most important principle. We are not concerned 1 with the assertion made during the discussion that &quot;before&quot; the war a larg-e portion of; the capital&quot; of the company from which j the crockery was purchased &quot;was held in Germany.&quot; As a matter of fact, a &quot; Gazette&quot; notice of September 13, 1916, showed that many thousands of the company's shares are held by men and women living in Germany, and further declared that &quot; the shares so specified. . . . shall be vested in the: (Custodian.of Enemy Property,&...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
LOCAL AND GENERAL. The Minister of Defence ha« been advised by cable that, the second section, of the.Twenty-.eightli New Zealand . ileinforcemeats, haye reached a port of call,; and ..th/?--'officer commanding -report^'All well;&quot; . meeting of Ashburton tobacconists was held this morning to discus.4 the increased cost of tobacco. The question of increasing the; retail price to the,; .public was held over for decision at. a future meeting. The Government Meteorologist telegraphed to-day that the indications are for easterly winds prevailing; weather cold and changeable. There will be a hard frosfc- to-ni^ht. ;Tlhi glass&quot;hna a falling tendency. A Wellington tol'opram ftt.alxw that tlie Hon. Walter Johnston's Highden estate, botwoon' Pahnw*ston North ajid Feilding, has been acquired by tho Government for, settlement by returned soldiers. It con.sistt; of about 500 acres and is described as fine land, capable of easy subdivision. This morning a very heavy frost...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
PERSONAL. Mr John Oakley, Mayfield, has received advice that his brother, Private R. Oakley, died of wounds on July 25, at the • 2nd Australian Casualty Hospital. Private Oakley left, in the Twenty-third Reinforcements. Mrs A. Trethewey, Tancred Street, Abhburton, has received word that her son, Private George Trerthewey, was wounded on July 20, and has been admitted to hospital. Private Treth&lt;*vrey left witK the' Seventeenth Reinforcements. Mrs J. Hyland, Havelock Street, lias received word that her, son, Sapper Henry T. Hyland, has been invalided home, and will arrive-at an early date. Sapper Hyland left with the Second Tunnelling Reinforcemente. ■He has fceen wounded in the: thigh and ■hand.. &gt; ■ •. •' ;■• &quot;'■' . A Dnnedin message states that Sir James Mills has cabled that his son, Lieutenant James Mills, is a prisoner of war at Karlsruhe, in Germany.
TO-DAY'S CASUALTY LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
TO-DAY'S CASUALTY LIST. WELLINGTON, August 7. Died of Wounds. Calcinae, A. 8., Private. The War Office reports the following previously i-eported missing, now reported dead and buried by the Germans :— Fieslery 0., Private. Hop well, V., Private. Reported Wounded and Missing. Dunwoodie, Private. Reported Wounded. . Lynch, Lieutenant; Mcßoberts, Second-Lieutenant;;.' Belcher, Private; Hirschberg, Captain. ' Reported wounded, admitted to hos-; pital:—Cooke,' Sergeant; Hodges, Private ; Morno w; Private; Hos fell, Private; Knott, Private;&quot; Allw'ood, Private; Caque, Sergeant; Hopwood, Private ; *Kersel, Private; Watt, Private; White, Private. ; Following reported slightly wounded, remaining with unit:—Childs, Captain. ■• ' ' -:.' ■ ■ ■ '&quot; .-. •
TO-DAY'S HOSPITAL LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
TO-DAY'S HOSPITAL LIST. ■ ■ WELLINGTON, i;August.7, : (All Privates, unless otherwise stated). Reported dangerously • ilf.-—Ashley, E. Or., Trooper; Conrad, 'J. ;E.; Dyer, W., Gunner; HfcksoriV J. B.; Hunt, J. A.; Robinson, T/E; ■': • ■. ■ Following reported-stilL dangerously ill:~Allen,' R. G., -■• Lieutenant-Colonel 1; Ladley, D.; Lippett,,'C. Fv, Sapper. Following . reported. ..reraoyed';; from dangerously ill list:—Davidson,D.: V.; ■■Pra.gley.Pi' A.; Scisson, H. Hij Lance- Corporal-; Walkerung, 0;. &quot;G., Corporal. •'.-:. Following reported seriously ill:— Brown, •W^ ..11.;. Buckland, G.; Cole, W. A.; Dawson, J. A.; Ellis, J. A. • Eison, J;; Best, W.; Jackson, E. A.; Rowe, J W. M. ' Following i-eported still- .■'seriously' ill—Parkington, -E;; Pennell, H. B.; Rutledge, D. AY.; Sutherland, A. R.; Wake, A. A. Following reported removed from seriously ill list:—Burnett, R.,...Rifleman.; Henderson, W.; Jellings, T. E.,' Rifleman; Johnson, A. 1)., Sergeant: Jones, V. A. ■ ...
APPEAL BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
APPEAL BOARD. ASHBURTON SITTING. The Second Canterbury Military Service Hoard sat in Ashuurfcon thu morning to hoar appeals tor exemption. The members of the b^^rd were: Messrs 11. W-/ Bishop, S3IW-n (chairman), k T. Eldridge, and M. (?■¥-&quot;■ ' iiich. Major K. M. Oreason repr&amp; ' ' aented the military authorities. George Adams (Mr Dart), shearer, Methven, appealed for exemption on tho grounds of public interest. Mr Bishop: &quot;The board does not intend in future to exempt shearers on the ground that they are shearers.&quot; Mr Dart stated that appellant had shorn 8000 sheep last season. He had been shearing for 12 years. He had one brother on active service. On an average, appellant put&gt;. through 160 sheep a day. , &gt; Tho appeal was adjourned till the exhaustion of the First Division. John Sydney Alington, teamster, Soafield, asked for an extension of timo till the middle- of October, in. order to ,put in crops tor his fa...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
V' BUSINESS NOTICEB NIMMO and BLAIR'S NEW SEASON SEEDS, at FLETCHER BROS., lEAS and BEANS 6d Per Pkt. PEAS and BEANS 6d Per Pkt ALL OTHEK SEEDS and ELOWEIt SEEDS, 3d Per Pkt. PEAS. -7: .'■■■■ BRUSSELS SPROUTS. American Wonder. ; Scrymger'a Giant. Rev. Dr. Stewart. ; —_. ■Carter's Strat-egem. ij McLean's Little Gem. ; ONION. ', ■ Veitch's Perfection. : Brown Spanish ■ ' &quot; William Hurst. | . + Brown' Globe. ' ' Yorkshire; Hero. ... ? Jameses Keeping. : ' Giant Rocca. BEANS (Broad) Varieties. Silver-skin Pickling. .: &quot;'; ' Harliugton Windsor. ? Early Golden Globe. ' Shiel's/Border Hero. •, Early Long Pod. .. • .' *&quot; ■ . PARSLEY. &quot;~ ■'. Extra Dwarf&quot;Curled ' FRENCH BEANS. - Canadian Wonder. ' : PARSNIP, Pale Dun. &lt;■■■-. v . . '■«■:-.. Early Golden Butter. ; iV aml J • Improved Hollow Cro.vn .'. Negro Long Pod. ; . —— Giant Scarlet Runner Beans. LETTUCE .''-■ ■ b ..-|-... - ' -■'■.''.- Al* t(l&quot; Year ....
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
BUSINESS NOTICES. MORE GOOD NEWS! FROM MOORE'S HOUSE FOR VALUE. THE LADIES OF ASHBURTON and District will find here the Best Goods at the Lowest Prices ! .We have just opened up some Most Attractive New Lines. It is too early yet to say that Spring is near, but these Goods will show Shoppers what Goods may be expected in the coming reason. We are alao clearing out Odd Lines ■—every one sterling value—to maise room for. the New Goods. Here are Some Snips for Smart Shoppers. STOCK-TAKING BARGAINS : LADIES' TWEED SKIRTS-5s 6d, . 10s Gd, 12s 6d. LADLES APRONS, White, 2s lid, 3s 3d, 3s lid, ; LADIES' COLWELi, APRONS—Ss .. ;3d, 3s 6d, 3siia. ::/■.-'.; LADIES' BLACK ITALIANE APRONS—2s 9d. ; , . LADIES' BLOUSES—2s lid, 3s 6d, V 3s lid, 4a lid, 5s 9d. LADIES' COSTUMES (3 orily)-~7s - - 6d, 10s «d, 15s 6d. : GTRLS' TWEED COATS—4s lid, 5s lid, 6s lid, 7s lid. LADIES' TWEED COATS (Navy)— 7s Gd, 12s 6d,: 18s 6d. LADIES' RAIN COATS—IOs 6d, 15s &quot; 6d, 19s 6d. : LADIES' DRESSING JACKETS...
PIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
PIRES. BLAZE IN CHRISTCHURCH. CHRISTCHURCH, August 7 A fire occurred last night in one of 'the cellars at E. Recce and Son's hardware warehouse in Coloin bo Street, •causing considerable damage to stock ■elsewhere in the establishment. through fire, water, and smoke. The actual amount of; the damage is not known. The building affected by the ■fire was insured for £1500, and' the stock in the building for £.3400. The insurances are distributed amongst a large number of offices.
LONDON MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
LONDON MARKETS. r LONDON, August 4. Butter.- —Maximum prices have been v raised 8s all round, except lor Danish, •for which the price is not fixed. Wheat.—Cshicag6' September- options a .re qua ted at 230 to 225 cents. .Frozen Meat.—Australian and New Zealand mutton, Qd ; other meats unchanged. Rabbits arc at a standstill.
PEAS AND BEANS REQUISITIONED [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
PEAS AND BEANS REQUISITIONED WELLINGTON, August, 6. The High Commissioner, in a cablegram dated London, July 31, stated that the Imperial Government has requisitioned peas and bean* as follows:—Shipments arrived, but not sold, and 100 shipments afloat on consignment, will bo taken over on the basis of actual cost price, plus reasonable commission on prices f.o.b. In the case of prospective shipments, negotiations will be on tho basis of. market values.
ASHBURTON STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
ASHBURTON STOCK MARKET. ASHBURTON YARDS THIS DAY. The yarding of fat sheep at Ashburfcon Yards to-day aggregated 360, as against 235 at the Tiuwald Yards last week, and included 258 ewes, 66 wethers, and 36 hoggets. Buteh&amp;rs were buying.freely, and only .one pen •of wethers was passed-at 35s Gd'. Mr Miller, Ashburton, obtained the highest price for 12 ewes, which were sold at-38s. JVfr A. Kidd, Ashburton, obtained 47s for six wethers. The highest price reached in hoggets was 30s. Ewes sold at from 26s 6d to 335, wethers from. 35s 9d to 475, hoggets from 16s to 80s. There was a fairly good demand for stores, and the yard/ ing aggregated 1935 as against 3765 |L| last week. The passings aggregated 336. Messrs Horsey fßros. obtained 3ls s)d tor a line of 280 ewe hoggets, and 27s 103 for a line of 364 wether hoggets'. A line of 100 'four and six tooth three-quarter-bred ewes in lamb was passed at 445. Price's were:— Sheep. . Fat pens.—Ewes: Ten at 275, 31 do. 30s 3d, 12 do. 2...
SUPREME COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
SUPREME COURT. DUNEDIN CRIMINAL SESSIONS. (Per Press Association;) ■•', DUNEDIN, August 7. • Ihe Supreme Court criminal sessions opened to-day. The Grand Jury intimated that it concurred with the recommendation of the Christchurch Grand Jury that flogging, at the discretion of the judge,&quot; should be ordered in all cases &quot;ot sexual offences against children. The Judge said he would forward the recommendation to the proper authorities. ■•' Tlie case of Arthur Ledger wood, &quot;for the jilleged attempted .murder of Ruby 'Mclslght, was ordered to stand, over till next sittings, the young womaii not being well enough to give evidence v John McDowell and Frances Joseph Tamblyn, who. pleaded guilty at. Roxburgh to improperly interfering with a dead human body, were'ordered to-be ■ imprisoned - till the rising of the ■ Court,.his Honour remarking that.-.th.O: case illustrated what silly things nien will do under the influence of drink. It was stated that bo...
WAR LOAN CERTIFICATES. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
WAR LOAN CERTIFICATES. WELLINGTON, August 6, : T-ho: general; public is still steadily investing in war loan certificates. The total -investments to July 31 amount to £1,445,911.. The sales for the month of July exceed £30,000, ' Tho amounts of sales in postal districts are as -follow :—' = .■■■ ■ ■•■■■■ ••■ ■•■ . &quot;'■■•'■;■ £ ». d. Auckland .;. ... 189,950 8&quot; 0 Blenheim ... '■ ... -36,546 8 0 diristchurch ... ... 180,248 0 Q Dtmedin ... ... 186,968 0 0 Gisborne ... ... 28,111 4 0 Greymouth ■■■■' .;.: ... 20,080 0 0 Hokitika .:. ... ' 9,423 4 0 Ihvercargill ... ... 86,743 4 0 Napier : 83,383 0 0 NeLson 42,094 8 0 New Plymouth ... 73,632 16 0 ■Oamnrn 18,820 0 0 Tlmmos ... ... 19,234 8 0 ■Tiniaru • ''..: ... 50,315 4 0 Wanganui 59,803 4 0 Wellington .:. ... 346,723 4 0 Westport .... ... 13,834 8 0 ; £1,445,911 0 0
INCREASE IN PENSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
INCREASE IN PENSIONS. August 4. It is understood that the Government has decided toi increase the oldnge. and Maori War veterans' and widows' ; pensions by at least 3s per Veek—^possibly 3s: 6*d a-week. .: More liberal, allowances are- to be given also to &quot;sufferer^ from pneumocoliioei's. ' . : , '&quot;'•■•- • ■/■ ,
COMFORTS FOR THE TROOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Ashburton Guardian — 7 August 1917
COMFORTS FOR THE TROOPS. WELLINGTON, August G. , Tin; Hon. Sir James Allen (Minister of Defence) has received the following cable message from Brigadier-General Richardson»• G.O.G. —New Zealand Fore-os in England: — &quot; The G. 0.0. New Zealand Division recommends that gift parcels bo confined to woollen articles, milk,' 'and tobacco, which may Tje sent Home in bulk. If extra money is available by this nrrano;ement, it should bo son't for distribution to units to pnrchnse extras, for which, purpose 2s per month per man would be ample.&quot;