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Ashburton Guardian (Newspaper) - June 23, 1920, Ashburton, Canterbury The Ashby ton guardian wednesday june 2�, 1920. Execution of Gunn. Final scene of tragedy. A murderer quite Calm. A Aper press association. Auckland june 22. Precisely at the hour Dennis. Gunn the poiisonby1 murderer was Jet out of his cell and took his place in a Little procession which. Had. To. Traverse a dozen paces from the cell to the Yard on the Eastern end of the main Gao buildings where the scaffold had been erected. In front of the condemned. Man. Walked father herring Reading the burial service. Gunn wore prison clothes without a coat and-was1 Bare headed. His arms were. Pinioned at his Side with leather straps. The scaffold,1 which was erected alongside the prison Wall was covered Quot Tveith a. Temporary Canvas roof owing to the lain. The Steps leading up to the platform numbered about fifteen. The. Platform was about ten feet Square. The lower part Wah covered m a body would not he visible once it dropped through the trap door. While the Hangman who was the Baine Man that officiated at the exec Tipri of Biddle Eggers and rot Hinan was making his. Arrangements the Bur. Iai service was continued and at the end Gunn made the responses which Jere several 111 number calmly and with his eyes closed. He a was Pale and never opened his eyes but he a never showed and in eng whatever. After Gunn s response to the e sheriff the Hangman quickly Diew the White Cap Over the Man s head fixed the. Rope and Drew the Holt. The gaol surgeon made an examination of the body and re of ted a that death had been instantaneous. Gunny a . A authorities. A. Wellington june 22, the minister for Justice the Hon. E. P. Lee informed the press that in the statement made by Dennis Gunnad signed by him in the presence of a magistrate Gunn admitted that he committed a the burglary at the Pon a Sonby Post office. A a this -story1 said the minister a is that he an two other men took different parts in the crime that one of them followed the postmaster and subsequently returned to the other two with the keys of the Post office that these two Dennis Gunn being one of them robbed the Post office that after leaving the Post office Dennis Gunn told the Man who had been at a the postmasters House that it had. Been decided a to hide. The revolvers. A this Man showed the. Three revolvers and Gunn hid a them in the blackberries. A a the police made full investigations before the trial As to the movements of the two men referred to by Gunn and satisfied themselves by the statements of a number of credible people that _ neither of these men was in the locality where the crime was committed on the evening of March 13. Further that their movements on that evening were fully accounted for a state 0e civil Ivan a. Future of Samoa. Basis of Prosper Ity. Per press association Auckland june 22. Or j. D. Gray under Secretary for external affairs and or d. G. Clark commissioner of taxes returned by the Navy in. From a visit to Samoa in a connection with the classification and organisation of the Public service As a the result of the coming into operation of civil government on. May 1 last Quot under the Samoa Constitution order. To discussing the change of affairs in Sam Oft or Gray remarked that despite the fact that civil administration had practically to Start de novo the new machinery was beginning to run very satisfactorily. Samoa had been the1 shuttlecock of the Pacific for a Good Many years one form of administration following another. The longest regime the Germany had been simply a systematic exploitation of the group the resources of which had been bled to Send Money to Germany. The consequence was that All Public works and Public facilities had either been. Neglected altogether or performed in a makeshift style. There had in Short been no real attempt whatever to build the foundation for a permanent future a Prosperity. The haphazard civil gov Ern Merit of the germans easily went to pieces under the first tests of our military occupation. It was a matter for satisfaction therefore that the institution of an energetic form of civil filtration was being established. Without More dislocation. A a g consider tag the handicaps and difficulties encountered we found conditions at Samoa i site satisfactory a or Gray said adding a Samoa is not going to. Be a White elephant for new zealand. Quot Yohon the labour question is satisfactorily settled so that Normal production and development Are unhampered Samoa will Reed no economic apologists. There is. Every Prospect of a a most prosperous future for the rioting at Londonderry very serious situation. Per press association copyright received june 23, 9.15 . London june 22. In Londonderry Large bodies of sinn seiners intercepted unionist shipyard workers who were mercilessly beaten. A number of prominent unionists were also wounded by bullets when walking in the streets. The situation has become so serious that the troops dispersed. The sinn seiners with a Volley of. Ball cartridges causing the sinn seiners to Fly but the latter concentrated later on in another Quarter of the City and organised fresh attacks on. The unionists. Masked parties of unionists carrying rifles and fixed bayonets took Possession of Carlisle Square thus covering the ingress and egress to Londonderry. Lying on the ground they kept up rapid Rifle fire into Bridge Street from whence the nationalists replied from strategic Points with revolvers and service rifles. Troops and armoured cars hurried to the scene but were unable to prevent rioting breaking out in other places. The rioters dashing. Into the Side streets eluded the troops. The situation resembled civil War. It is difficult to estimate the casualties but they Are seiners at Glen Haran ambushed a party of soldiers wounding three and taking prisoner several others. They declare they will hold the prisoners As hostages and Exchange them for six. Sinn seiners captured last week. A party of armed men concealed behind the railway piers at Beresford place Dublin fired upon a motor car. Containing or Roberts assistant inspector general of the Irish constabulary and three constables. Two bombs were thrown into the car which drove into safety. The occupants returned the fire. Or Roberts was shot through the head and the Driver through both legs. It. Is believed that neither is in a dangerous condition. A. Shooting was renewed in Londonderry Early this morning. Three men were shot two seriously. Sniping continues at the Waterside. A a a spirit of unrest. Labour agitations. Amalgamation of unions. Per press association copyright. Sydney june 22.the australian workers Union has Ahou Iseed that As the result of propaganda carried out by the Union a for cd psf mud Siriwat organisation an amalgamation a has a been a consummated with the new zealand workers Union. This Means an additional membership of 12,000 to the1 australian workers Union. 1 a Quot a a ,. Democrats to roes. A a demands of shearers. Ukr 1 Sydney june 22. Quot a the shearers throughout the state Are demanding a 33 per cent increase in rates and threaten to strike unless the demand is granted. Coal mining dispute. Engine Driver and firemen. Received june 23, 10.55 . A Sydney june 23. The engine Drivers and firemen Are claiming a six hour Day and �8 8s a week from tie Xoai owners. The latter declined to entertain the claim As the mines Are a under the control of the Commonwealth. A. Assembling a big the presidents platform. Per press association copyright received june 23, 9.35 . Washington june 21. All kinds of speculations Are. Being indulged in concerning the democratic convention at Francisco on june 28. _ a delegates representing wilsonian opinion Are expected to dominate the convention although or Bryan and senator Reed Are expected to give the presidents forces a stiff fight. A two thirds majority will be needed by the successful aspirant. A. Or Carter Glass secretory of the Treasury and Colby Secretary of state before leaving for san Francisco had individual conferences with or Wilson at which it is said the president gave them drafts of the platform which he wishes the democratic. Conventi ii to adopt. This platform is understood to take a firm stand for the league of nations without nullifying the reservations but does not mention Irish or the prohibition questions. Allied conference. County centres. Earlier reports. A London june 21. Rioting was renewed at Londonderry this morning. One of the rioters was mortally wounded and two were seriously wounded. Rifle and revolver firing is continuous in the disturbed area. People Are afraid to proceed to work and business is at a standstill. Fierce rioting was resumed in Londonderry this afternoon. The postmen and Cabman left the streets and thousands of factory girls fled terrified along the streets unable to return to work. Tile and Banks remain closed Holiday makers returning from the Seaside Are stranded not daring to. Venture into the thoroughfares where bullets Are flying. All workers on the. Quays Are Idle owing to the reckless shooting. Irish volunteers from the North Are mobilising with a View of marching on two charred bodies were found in the debris of the courthouse at. Drunk Gollogher in county Limerick a which was burned last night. Railway strike Likely. London june 21. It is feared that an Irish railway strike is now unavoidable but it is not Likely to be prolonged As the workers funds Are Small there will he a serious shortage of food in tie towns and unemployment will he general. A strange railway deadlock occurred at Clough Jordan county tipperary. Twenty soldiers and armed police boarded a train from Dublin As an escort but the Drivers refused to continue until the escort quilted the train which was holding up several following trains. A terrible crime. Visitor shot dead received june. 23, 9,35 .London june 22. An atrocious crime was committed during mondays fighting at Londonderry. A party of armed men seized and bound a Young Soldier named Mckay who served in France. He had arrived on a Holiday visit and was proceeding to his fathers House on the outskirts of the town. The sinn seiners shot Mckay dead. The body was . A passing Hearse and the Driver was ordered to convey it to the fathers residence. Accidents amp deaths. Trading with Russia. Quot Quot crisis in negotiations. I per press association copyright London 22. The a daily Herald labour asserts that a crisis Las Arisen in the Krassin negotiations or Quot Lloyd George insisting on compensation to. The uttermost i i Kitbing for British financial interest an Russia bolshevism in Persia. Per press association. The Kuiti june 22. A party of natives at the inuit i ate wild Honey. Later All were ill. An adult and a child developed epileptic al convulsions end. An adult lost consciousness medical Aid was summoned Ovid else patients Are now Era june 22. Captain j. T. Dallinger group. Commander of group area no. 8, who was about to retire to the Reserve committed suicide this morning. Deceased who had been in ill health for the past few Days went to a bathroom where he shot himself with a service revolver. He leaves a wife and two children. The Melbourne trouble. Ta1 Jolt v can Jar a strike.,received june 23. 1 30 Melbourne june 23. The Industrial situation is threaten ing to assume serious proportion the determined stand by the chamber of manufacturers and volunteers working at the Gasworks prompted the trades Hall to Convene a conference of transport unions which it is believed considered the possibility of a stoppage of Coal supplies in Victoria. In so me quarters there is. Talk of a general strike and in others of in Genera lockout a Timber employers have already Given one weeks notice to the employees. Or Justice Higgins bus again summoned a compulsory conference of parties to the Gas dispute for thursday. American railway strike. New York june 21. What was termed an a a outlaw railway strike began on april 2. Following on the Dis rating of a Foreman in a Chicago Yard. The strike spread with remarkable swiftness without any previous statement of grievances although certain demands were formulated later unionists As Well As the Public acted As strike Breakers. The objects of the strike were regarded As the destruction of constructive unionism and its replacement by the destructive tactics of a second a a outlaw strike of railway men has started at various centres throughout the Eastern states. The men is reason for striking is the alleged unreasonable delay of the railway a labour Board in making known its decision in appeals made by the employees for higher wages. Already Many hundreds of men Are out but passenger traffic so far Das not been affected. Quot wireless operators strike. _ London line 21. Several liners Are not sailing from Liverpool for new York owing to the. Crews refusing to go without wireless operators. Dominion air Board. Details of the personnel. Per press association a Wellington june 22. Cabinet has approved the formation of an air Board for the Dominion As follows a Quot major general sir Edward Chaytor k.c.m.g., . President. _ brigadier general g. S. Richardson ., general officer in charge of administration. Commander t. A. Williams naval adviser to the government. Or t. N. Brodrick lands and Survey department. Or r. W. Holmes chief Engineer of the Public works department. Air f. W. Furkert inspecting Engineer of the Public works department. Or a. T. Markmann chief clerk of the Post and Telegraph department. Or g Mcnamara us pm intendant of staff a Post and Telegraph department lieutenant colonel j. L. Sleemas Secretary. Policy in Mesopotamia. Coloured bolsheviks. Persians forced to surender a a per press association copyright. London june 22. Kutchak Khan a forces supported he bolsheviks attacked 400 persians at Liosha and forced them to surrender. A a z a is the least used letter. In .hooks., it occurs on. An average Quot twice in 3000 words a South african Republic scheme. Per press ass elation copyright received june 23, 2.30 . I new York. June 22 the police ill new York have discovered plots among coloured bolsheviks who under the name of the a ethiopian order of the Black Start have been conducting a so called a african Republic _ they held a mysterious Midnight meeting at which alleged prophets were garbed in Tho cast off Robes of fraternal societies with fancy ritual. Religious fanaticism was inculcated. The Parade of members of the a a order on sunday night culminated in serious rioting two Whites being killed. Administration of mandate. Per press association copyright. Quot Delhi june 21 outlining the. Policy of great Britain in Mesopotamia sir Arnold Wilson the civil commissioner announced at Bagdad that the mandate contained provisions to facilitate Tho development of Mesopotamia As a self governing state until it was Able to stand alone when tie mandate would come to. An end. The government had decided to entrust this task to sir Percy Cox who would return to Bagdad in the autumn and take up the position of chief British representative in Mesopotamia. Tic would he authorised to Call into being a Council of state under an Arab president arid an elective Assembly representative of the population it would be Bis duty to prepare in consultation with the elective Assembly a permanent organic Law. London june-21. The a daily express says the government has decided to make Abdullah ii King of the , not King of Mesopotamia the British Garrison a will be maintained for four years while the native army of Mesopotamia is being organised. A. Rakaia. The prevalence of. Influenza is. Still it matter of concern in Rakaia. There have been Many cases and some very serious ones. The Rakaia school has been closed for a further week and the Convent and the the Spirita schools have also now closed. The sunday schools have a also been temporarily closed. 1 on to riday night the bachelors of the Mead settlement entertained their friends at a dance in the school. There was a Large number present and the function proved very successful or Weaver acted As m.c., and the music was provided by messes a Sheehan and a. Shellock. A very successful Hare drive took place on monday starting from the Arda Minc a full. Four drives were accomplished before noon the last one finishing up near the Mouth of the Rakaia. River i where lunch was Laid out in the Council huts. There were three drives in the afternoon. The hares were in. Excellent condition hut not too plentiful. There were about 30 guns before lunch and 40 after arid they accounted for some 230. Hares. The proceeds of Tho Sale of the hares Are to go towards liquidating a Small debt Oil the Adamine Hall gathering at Boulogne. Matters to. Be discussed per press association cop Nguc received june 23, 9.10 . Quot London june 21. The Boulogne conference Lias opened. Britain Italy Japan France and Belgium Are represented. The programme of the conference was settled in the following order firstly German Index. Rity secondly disarmament of Germany thirdly the Eastern question fourthly the russian question. The mornings discussion was Monr fined to the first two. Financial experts were charged with the portion of a upon for presentation at the evening conference. Similarly military experts Are preparing a draft of the notification to Germany regarding disarmament both in effective and material. ,. In regard to reparation the conference agreed upon the principle that the annual minimum payment by Germany be three Milliards of Gold Marks or nominally �150,000,000 yearly or a total of �4,500,000,000. The decision s reached regarding Ger Many include her partial restoration to the comity of. Nations melt can years. ideas Alford Forest. The weather still continues very mild and feed is lasting Well having passed the shortest Day we Are looking Forward to a Good Winter. The Methven Collie club has just held its annual trials and claim a record in that each of the four Days were find. It. Is a great pity from the spectators Point of View that the course is so rough and difficult. If a slightly easier course had been provided the fixture would have been More popular. The following Are the results of the meeting a ulass 1. Heading and bringing Back p. Kane a Bustle. C. Grays Boss Jar 2, e. J. Valentines Loc Luel Trust 3. D. Mackintosh s Sharp 4. Claes 2. Beading bringing Back and yarding.0, Grays Boss Jar. 1 i Mackintosh s Sharp 2, a Carney s Lassie 3, p. Kane a Bustle a. Class -3 Hunt away and slew a Oran s Laddie 1, c. Gray a Watt 2, w. Logan s Scott 3, l. Hutts flirt 4, class 4, five sheep to be 1 driven through two sets of hurdles and then carded a grieves Pride 1, a. Keeses Tui 2, w. Carney s Lassie 3, a Mackintosh a Sharp 4, District Maiden a dogs in conjunction with classes 2�?~and 3 respectively Jno. Morgans Moss 1, a Campbells 2. T. Brownes Moss 3, a Hutts flirt 1, e. Darkie 2, e. Grieves Speed 3. In class 1, mid g. Wrights special prize for heading and Long pull a cup valued at �10 10s, open to the six leading dogs was won by p. Kane a Bustle. A Challenge cup valued at �10, presented by messes Mcneil and Clay for the District dog winning most Points in classes 1,2 and 3, the cup to be won two years in succession by the same dog Ivis won by d. Mackintosh s Sharp. Class 4 was held on the meth Ven racecourse. Classes 1, 2 and .3 were held on Rose Hill. Allies in Council. Cordial relations. A a a London june 21. Tie Boulogne conference is working excellently and the rapprochement Between the allies a particularly France and. Britain is closer. A turkish agreement has a been reached under which Greece is Given mandatory status though Italy sympathies with tur Kish nationalism. The decisions regarding Germany. Include her partial restoration to the comity of nations. Influx of japanese. Restrictive legislation. Per press. Association. Copyright received june 23, 9.15 . / san Francisco june 22, governor Stephens a of California addressed a letter to or Bains Rifine Colby Secretary of state Fri Dirig a while California does not. Harbour any animosity to japanese people the state does not wish Settle within its Border. The. Japanese population is now 87,279. And California views with alarm the rapid growth of Japa Nese population and their. Control of land and forests. In the not Distant future this must be the gravest menace of a serious conflict. If this develop Merit is not immediately and effectively-stopped.�?�. A. Governor Stephens urges that immediate negotiations should be begun with Japan Iii order to make existing immigration agreements As rigorous As possible. A a protest by Japan. Complications feared. Received june 239 35 . Washington june 22. Japan has lodged an informal protest with the state department against the proposed Caufie Rian legislation absolutely prohibiting ownership or lease of land by japanese. Diplomatic and official circles fear complications should the Law pass. A Gene al Cable news disarmament and reparation decisions of Lympne con Quot Ference. London june 21. A Lymone. Conference communique states that the French government Lias accepted the suggestion of the British government that the rate at which the German government is carrying into execution the clauses of the treaty of Versailles. Which relate tar disarmament is profoundly unsatisfactory. The two governments. Have therefore agreed to recommend to the inter Allied conference at Boulogne that their military advisers be instructed to concert at Ono proposals for the acceleration of the. Execution of 4he clauses of the peace treaty dealing with German armaments both As regards men and materials. It was found impossible to adhere to. The previous. Lympne arrangement under which France was to be Given priority in receiving the first Large payment of the Gorman indemnity. This is now held to be impracticable and unworkable. Alternative.1 proposals have not yet been announced. They will he confirmed by the Bou Loggia conference. Paris june 21. The a Temps a learns that the Anglo French proposal stipulates that the. Grinan indemnity shall. He paid in thirty seven annual instalments of a minimum of. Three Milliards of Gold Marks plus additions., making the total indemnity oven 120 Milliards of Marks. A a. Making Germany pay. Impounding Clomis Revenue. Received 23, 9.35 a parts june 22. The a Echo do a Ais says m. Millerand at Boulogne gamed an essential Point namely if Germany does not promptly Quot pay tile allies will seize the German customs and Iii Pound the Revenue. Further territorial occupation May be necessary to exert pressure. Marshal Foch Stalee that 15,000 German guns Yutt. Remain to be destroyed. Prices popularity. Inhaled or taken on sugar. Na-zol"1 wives a wonderful Relief from Eon lib. Holds. Or Soro throats. A for bronchial coughs take a by is or t pm up it Cue 1 a 9 9 a Mayfield. The annual general meeting of the Mayfield a and p. Association was held in the band Hail on monday night. The chairman mid. Duff presided Over a Good attendance of members. After Reading the report and balance Sheet the latter showing a credit balance of �58 of 2d he congratulated the members on the Success of the first show. He gave credit to. The energetic committee. The report and balance Sheet was adopted. It was decided to draw up a Book of by Laws of the association. A Large number of special prizes and donations were received and five new members were elected. The following officers arid committee were elected for the ensuing year a. A Patron or George a Murdoch Send president or j. Fleming vice president or . Barton Hon. Auditors messes c. W. Wit Helland. J. A. Murdoch Hon. Treasurer or d. Osewell Junr. Secretary or e. C. Withell committee messes my Gormak by. A Dellow c. J. Johnstone senr., r. Oakley j. Mclver l. A. Oakley w. E. Jones Geo Harrison a. Land d. Edmonds l. A. Frost Ivi. Sewell j. W. Patterson by. J. Robertson g. Richardson a Barrett g. B. Murdoch d. Baxter a Austin g. Owen the new president who was received with applause proposed a very Hearty vote of thanks to the president Secretary and treasurer for their work. He said he greatly appreciated the honour done him in electing him president. He hoped that or Duff would still assist the association As As he had done during the past year. Or Duff explained that it had been the intention of the association to present the Erps the Surrey Hills Chal tenge cup Quot Rind the president s cup that night to the Winner or r. Austin. Unfortunately the cups had not a come to hand from the engraver so the presentation would be delayed. He congratulated or Austin and hoped that he would maintain his interest in the show next year. A a the meeting adjourned to tha supper room. A a. A exr service men. Reviewed. Most popular function. Per press association Sydney june 22. After attending a. Luncheon Given by representatives of the returned soldiers and. Sailors the Prince of Vales in cold Dull weather and in the presence of about 50,000 people inspected 10,000 returned soldiers and sailors including sex members of. The Imperial units and. The new zealand expeditionary Force and South african veterans in Centennial Park. Special provision. Iras made for disabled men and the. Relatives of the fallen to participate in. The review. It proved one of the most inspiring and Papular functions of the visit. The March past the saluting base took Over an hour. At one stage it became necessary to withdraw a body of police arid returned Quot soldiers from ithe Parade in order to keep Back the crowd which broke the. Barriers in efforts to get close to the Prince of Vales. Quot the longer his Royal highness stays the greater becomes his popularity with the Public. His return from Canberra Drew Quot an enormous and entlmsi1 attic crowd to the Central railway station. Beyond general announcements details of his movements Are kept quiet yet crowds gather along any route he is Likely to travel on tie off Hance of securing another View and giving an additional cheer to the Royal visitor. His Boyish manner find his democratic and sportsmanlike adaptation to All sorts of circumstances have Abidin Gly won the hearts of australians. The general verdict of the Man in the Street is a a lies a a night the Prince of Yvo files attended a Gap performance at her majesty a theatre going through packed streets to a packed House. Per press association copyright received Jirrie 23, 9.15 a Paris june 22. Bread cards will be re established m october for the. Purpose of. Reducing the import of foreign wheat a. London june 21. The a evening. News understands that the Cunard line is building several 20,000-ton liners for the. Australian Trade and is also putting on a fast new service Between Sari Francisco and Australia a. London june 21. The. Archbishop of Canterbury has selected the Arci Bishop of Melbourne to open the subject of Church Union at the forthcoming Lambeth conference. Amsterdam june 21. The a Tele Graaff. Confirms the reports of the serious illness of the a Kaiserin arid states that the sex Croin Prince has arrived at Doorn. 7. London june 22. A a Berlin telegrams states that Fehren Bach has accepted the chancellors hip. The formation of a Cabinet is practically assured. London. June 21. A a new South Wales loan of �2,500,000, bearing interest at 6j per cent., issued at Par and repayable m 1930-40, is being underwritten. Received june 23, 9.15 Buenos. Aires june 22. Diplomatic circles consider the chilean Purchase of three warships from great Britain an indication that the tack Africa dispute which is menacing South peace will be speedily settled. The vessels will a give Chili such naval predominance that Peru it is declared will be compelled to accede to chilis demand received june 23, 9.25 . Washington june 22. Representatives a a of several and dealers associations asked for immediate Relief for the Wool producing Industry from the Federal Reserve Board. They pointed out that the sudden drop in prices from 65 cents to 20 cents a Pound with few buyers threatens heavy losses to producers. Received june-23, 9_25 . A june 22. The a Yorkshire Post states that or Hughes has resumed direct negotiations with the British government m regard to Wool. The government requested certain information and the position remains unaltered pending his reply received june 23, 9.35 . Q. Paris june 22. A it is stated that a great converging movement has been devised by which the British greek and French troops Hope 1 to compel Mustapha Kurnal to surrender. Newyork june 22.two earthquakes in Quick succession the severest for. Years occurred m los Angelos county. A number of build Ings and tall chimneys collapsed. At Inglewood. People. In the restaurants and theatres were seized with panic. No fatalities occurred but Many people were injured a by tumbling debris. The damage amounts to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Arrival of immigrants som us Quot pre-�o0nce1yed notions. Auckland june 21. A some of the old exaggerated notions of a land flowing with milk and Honey where stranger. Sees a gangs of Mem digging for old iriv a a streety -. Are shared by the 359 immigrants who a were brought safely to land by the a re a from Southampton last week. The people Are mostly married a find a Between them seem to have plenty of children. But very few Are coming t Here friendless for the greater a majority have relatives already 1 resident in the Dominion and most have a fairly accurate idea of the conditions they will Ancet in this new country. of newcomers Hail from. Ireland and Moit of there have had a Cecal farming experience in. Erin a Isle while for the most part they Are not Wal Hout a. Certain amount of a capita these. People in common with englishmen arid Meni abroad around Erno delusions about new zealand a though most of them expect to a find. Large tracts of unfenced wild country adjacent to the railway lines and others again have Large notions of getting into the Mart of extensive i Briary country. 7 apart from the be Little. Anomalies All come knowing there is plenty of hard work ahead of them but their preconceived notions of these islands Are perhaps rather exaggerated m a sense. They expect to find Here a country not nearly so difficult As England is to Danone lad from. Ireland had left his. Own farm behind and was a bringing some capital. His Conversa a Tion was rather interesting. With a brother m Tho Grey Mouth Quot District he understood that it was a Coal District Down there and the. Pre Kuian was somewhat surprised when he mentioned the word a m connection a with certain Means of communication. He told How he had Ridden in England. Over five Hundred Odd Miles less than Twenty hours and Quot evidenced no Surprise at All when told the trip from Auckland to Wellington to ult take. About seventeen hours. But he asked whether Cook Strait was a dangerous place and said he had heard Quot that there were often misfortunes occurring m that piece of water. A fair proportion of the new arrivals. Have come out of offices and thereat majority Are going farming. But All intend getting work for wages on. The land before they set out on their look to now zealand As a Laud Wihera e the people axe very sociable where a Man is taken always at his face value and it is not difficult to. Get on providing one works. Tery few were found to Destine a themselves for. A Domestic service and from what could,., he gathered this would appear Tobe. A. Only tie last resort. ,. A. Doomed liner drama. Brave Quot wireless operator pathetic details Are now. Available of i the Gale disaster m the Bay of Biscay when the French liner at que. Sank with the loss of 550 lives. The. Tragedy occurred a during the night near the Roc Bonnes reefs whilst another ves Ksel the Ceylan was standing by m the neighbourhood but could not. Render help. The Ceylan it appears was. For 36 hours in constant communication with the of que which had. Sprung a leak. But a lost sight of her. In the evening. After that frequent messages were exchanged. One was a driving on the Roch Bonnes lightship. If we hit it we Mil Send distress s signal the doomed vessel shortly after wards struck the lightship which Tore. A fresh Hole m the Hull tie Ceylan then got an . Signal. The latter ship had been forced to keep Well Clear of the Roch Bonnes. Reefs. And an engine mishap made it impossible to reach the of que. The . Was . Then came the following Mes Sage a ship settling half full off water. Launching lifeboats is a difficult owing a to High sea. Evhen do you expect to reach us we will try to keep our position until you a ,. A Long silence followed after which the plucky afr Iquo operator. Again talked to the Ceylan a it is sad to see the Brave sailors fighting with that great Man eater the sea Fiat a tragic spectacle this mass of steel is struggling against the elements us a the last message flashed out As the Waves were closing Over tile stricken vessel was a there is no panic. All Calm.�?�. Then came a Long silence Tho Frique was at the Bottom of the sea latest commercial the Sun has gone my Darling it Jno the gentle night has Corrie the Mother sings her Lullaby. no danger threatens you Sweet one,1 you re tucked m quite. Secure and on the Nursery mantelpiece. Is a goods. Great Peppermint cure. National mortgage company. Per press association copyright London june 21 the National mortgage and Agency company of new zealand ltd., is paying an interim dividend of to per cent., free of income tax. London Wool Market. A London june 21. A. The Bradford Wool Market a cheerful tone hut there is not sufficient business passing to test values. The Trade is awaiting the result of the Liverpool auctions. A late. Sports St races at Hastings. A a per press association a Hastings this Day. The weather was Fine and the attend Ancs Large at the races to Day. The course was in. Splendid going order. Results. Woodlands Hack , Bunny 1, notability 2, Sandringham. 3. Scratched Hal hour Light. Pewere were and Manhattan. length time 4mm 10-ec. Yehial Atu Hack hurdles Ladoceur by. Mannish 2, revocation 3. All started Yvon he a length. Time 3nun 17 2-5 sec. Hawkers Bay hurdles deviation 1, Thrace 2, Market Tara 3 a scr. Mill. Of Gowrie and Strangeways. Won by three length is time�?3min 54 2-5sees.-. Hawkers Bay. 1, first line 2, a Ironmo 3. Scr Loch. Ella gae Kwart Manhattan. one and a half lengths. Time�?6mm 26sec tallow Market. The new zealand la in tile Agency , Ltd Lias pc a lived a cablegram from London under Date june 17, values for the following descriptions of tallow a Fine Mutton �4 5s per Good beef �4 per cwt mixed. £3 12s go. Tie Market is Dull with downward Quot tendency. A a. A Rabbit skins there is no demand. Furriers and hatters sorts have declined 5 per cent for Good Quality with downward tendency inferior Quality has declined 35 per cent. The Market r Itri Idt. A football. The following have been. Selected to represent old Quot boys third Grad against High school to Morrow y Fediay Farland Lamb a Lardy. Milner Gourdie stills Bruce m. Bruce j. Christie Helem Jeffs Bori Rimton. Mcgregor arid Vesty. Emergencies Cooper Gillies and. Pawson. Quot children like waders Worl Quot figs. Safe and certain remedy for Werris

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