Person NameWard; Joseph George (1856-1930); Sir
ForenamesJoseph George
LSE3913Comfort to Sir Joe. The Farmers' Union, A. and P. Association and Canterbury College have all passed resolutions supporting the Dreadnought offer. Sir Joe - "Gent's, this is like Epp's cocoa - 'grateful and comforting!'"David Low (1891-1963)06 May 1909LSE3913.jpg 
LSE3922Some points from Sir Joe's Policy SpeechDavid Low (1891-1963)13 May 1909LSE3922.jpg 
LSE0170Bung: "Say, Sir Joe, can't I drop this little barrell alongside Ashburton?" Sir Joe: "what! And Tommy in the house? Not for a moment. Take away."David Low (1891-1963)10 Dec 1908LSE0170.jpg 
LSE3952"Off to Philadelphia." ...David Low (1891-1963)17 Jun 1909LSE3952.jpg 
LSE0247"Comrade" Bill Jamieson. A great Chch. socialist. "Shakes, boys! I keen proud o' the way we kidded Joe Ward on!" [sic]David Low (1891-1963)18 Jun 1908LSE0247.jpg 
LSE3899sir Joe: "What! Another meeting at Christchurch, and Tommy scored again! Wait till Parliament meets, and then I'll crrrush him!"David Low (1891-1963)22 Apr 1909LSE3899.jpg 
LSE4005At Buckingham Palace. The King received Sir Joseph Ward to-day. - Cable. ...David Low (1891-1963)19 Aug 1909LSE4005.jpg 
LSE3801Guinness: "Now, Sir Joe, can't you help my poor little miner?" Ward: "O, my friend, don't imagine you're a monopoly of sympathy for him. Codlin's his friend, not Short!"David Low (1891-1963)14 Jan 1909LSE3801.jpg 
LSE0067The Tuapeka Contest. Sir Joe: "Now Mr. Horn, I fancy this brand'll get you home all right!" Capple and Scott (duo): "Hey, that's not fair!Let's have a fair start!" Sir Joe: "You can get that every time, if you let me brand you!"David Low (1891-1963)28 May 1908LSE0067.jpg 
LSE0160The Modern in Politics. "Our contention is, that the Opposition is not up-to-date" - Exchange. Sir Joe: ""Hey, my man, why not jump up and go with me?" Weary Willie: "No, thanks - I prefer the old style, even if it is slow and sure!"David Low (1891-1963)29 Oct 1908LSE0160.jpg 
LSE0266[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)11 Jun 1908LSE0266.jpg 
LSE3963"The Spectator's" idea of a New Maori House to be Erected in Parliament Grounds on Sir Joseph's returnDavid Low (1891-1963)17 Jun 1909LSE3963.jpg 
LSE0163How M.P. Gray felt after his meeting. C.M.G. (loq.): "Had I but served the shop assistants as faithfully as I've served Sir. Joey, they would not have pelted me with questions I cannot answer!"David Low (1891-1963)29 Oct 1908LSE0163.jpg 
LSE0212The pen is mightier than Sir Joe. Both Chch. papers expressed delight that the gag clauses were dropped from the Second Ballot Bill. Duo of Editors: "Alone we done it!"David Low (1891-1963)08 Oct 1908LSE0212.jpg 
LSE0237The Race of the Year. The Starter: "When I fire the pistol, go! Are you ready? One, two .. - !"David Low (1891-1963)10 Dec 1908LSE0237.jpg 
LSE0037Our New Departure. "MI. having entered in the wholsesale oyster trade,there's no telling where it will stop." - Tory rag. Sir Joe: "Hurry up Mac! Now, gents, come along and have a plate, and help along the record surplus!"David Low (1891-1963)02 Apr 1908LSE0037.jpg 
LSE0019One Week's Political Peace. (As per the Second Ballot Bill.) Sir Joe (to editors): "Gentlemen, you've got to give it a rest! - (to politicians) - "Well, boys, it's only the 'gag' - and your quite used to that!"David Low (1891-1963)24 Sep 1908LSE0019.jpg 
LSE4088You appear to have dropped a heavy bag Joe but not much of it has fallen southwardsDavid Low (1891-1963)1910LSE4088.jpg 
LSE0111Poor Old Arbitration Bill. Joe: "Keep the old fool up, Millar, if you can!" Millar: "Heavens, man, I'm pushing all I know!"David Low (1891-1963)16 Jul 1908LSE0111.jpg 
LSE0244Two Political Leaders. A part of the Prime Minister's speech at Chch. was taken up with [?] to a personage named Tom Mann - North Island Rag.David Low (1891-1963)18 Jun 1908LSE0244.jpg 
LSE3865A curtain lecture. Mr. Massey is evidently determined to have the last word in his dispute with Sir Joseph Ward. - Daily paper. Mrs Candle Massey: "And then again, etc. etc. etc." Joseph: (snores)David Low (1891-1963)18 Mar 1909LSE3865.jpg 
LSE3964Our Joseph at sea! [By our Special Marconigram Artist] Sir Joe (loquitur): "Well this is superb! Blank Massey! Blank Hogg! Blank Mary Ann Aitken! Blank Tommy Taylor! I'm at peace at last!David Low (1891-1963)24 Jun 1909LSE3964.jpg 
LSE3990Sir Joe's welcome home. ..David Low (1891-1963)29 Jul 1909LSE3990.jpg 
LSE3837At Rotorua recently Sir Joe Ward and Millar caught 44 fish, of which only 7 wer "slabs". Joe: "Come on Jack, As Prime Minister I take precedence. Jack: "Yes. You carry the 'slabs' all right, and leave me the fish!"David Low (1891-1963)18 Feb 1909LSE3837.jpg 
LSE0210Some "Wild Cat" rumours Illustrated.David Low (1891-1963)23 Jul 1908LSE0210.jpg 
LSE0193Maoriland's Champion Artisan. Sir Joseph recently declared that in six weeks recently he'd delivered 218 speeches - sometimes five and six a day . How many he's delivered since Heaven only knows!David Low (1891-1963)16 Apr 1908LSE0193.jpg 
LSE0028The light comedian of Finance. Sir J. Ward's speech breathes an airy optimism. - opposition rag - "Some people think I ought to talk as if I were in a blue funk over the financial position," - the only Joseph. "Ladies and Gints, - everythings right! All in the garden is lovelyDavid Low (1891-1963)02 Apr 1908LSE0028.jpg 
LSE0222Millar's Protest. He trusted that in the arrangement of the portfolios the Prime Minister would not take from the Hon J. Millar the position of Minister of Labour, which he seemed so qualified to fill.- Mr. Hobbs, President Cant. Employers' Association. J.A.M.: "What! You'd keep me from getting a rise of 300 a year! And then call yourself my friend!"David Low (1891-1963)17 Dec 1908LSE0222.jpg 
LSE0048The latest borrowing move. Possibly owing to the tightness of the Money, the Govt. intend to place money boxes in the homes of the people pennies may be placed., and the boxes will be gathered and opened by a govt. official. Of course the Govt. will borrow the money.! Sir Joe: "Happy thought! What univested millions may lie in these kids' pockets!"David Low (1891-1963)14 May 1908LSE0048.jpg 
LSE0011The reason why. Sir Joseph: "And now, Admiral, what is the real reason for your coming over?" Admiral Sperrey: "Waal, Sur Joe, it's like this, we 'Murkans guess its our destiny to rule this 'ere Pacific. So we thought we'd like to come and hev a look at yew and let yew see Us!D'ye tumble! I guess ye do"! [sic]David Low (1891-1963)13 Aug 1908LSE0011.jpg 
LSE3822Sir Joe's surplus. The Minister of Finance predicts a surplus of 142,000 pounds. Joe: "Well my little baa, you're not so good as some I've reared, but you're better than nothing!"David Low (1891-1963)04 Feb 1909LSE3822.jpg 
LSE0107"One thing is certain. We cannot have both strikes and arbitration." Ward. Sir Joe - "Well, Pritchard! Here are the two roads! Down one there is misery for women and children. Down the other, a Judge and two assessors. Which road are you going?" [Remainder of caption unreadable]David Low (1891-1963)02 Apr 1908LSE0107.jpg 
LSE0211Sir Joe's Motor Experien. By "The Spectator" artist (not on the spot) Recently announced that Sir Joe Ward's arrival at Nelson was delayed by high riversDavid Low (1891-1963)28 May 1908LSE0211.jpg 
LSE0001The Humours of Politics. Dedicated to Prime Minister Ward after hearing his
Christchurch speech.
David Low (1891-1963)11 Jun 1908LSE0001.jpg 
LSE0168Some New Year's Cards for the Prominent redaers[sic] of "The Spectator".David Low (1891-1963)17 Dec 1908LSE0168.jpg 
LSE4053"The crown jewels"David Low (1891-1963)28 Jun 1911LSE4053.jpg 
LSE0172After the contest. Joseph: "Well, Bill, how are you feeling?" William: "Splendid! I'd just like another go at you next week!"David Low (1891-1963)03 Dec 1908LSE0172.jpg 
LSE0173Farewell. Sir Joe: "Well. William, mind you keep up the reputation of Prime Canterbury!" The High Com.: "I'll do my best, Joe, but if a good specimen of meat was wanted, why didn't you go yourself and leave me to run the show?"David Low (1891-1963)03 Dec 1908LSE0173.jpg 
LSE0207The Unwelcome visitor to the Cabinet. "There can be no dobt that Socialism is a force to be reckoned with." - Public Opinion. Sir Joe: "Who are you, man, to intrude here?"David Low (1891-1963)04 Jun 1908LSE0207.jpg 
LSE0192Not behind, as usual. Employers' Association wishes unions prosecuted which aided and abetted the Blackball Strikers. Sir Joe: "Wait a bit! If he's got to be shot I claim first try!"David Low (1891-1963)23 Apr 1908LSE0192.jpg 
LSE3925The Naval conference. Massey: "I say Joe, are you really going to the Naval Conference?" Ward: "Can a Duck Swim?"David Low (1891-1963)20 May 1909LSE3925.jpg 
LSE0271Tom MacKenzie's Conversion. Mr. T. MacKenzie's change of front, from Independence to support of the Govt., bears a sinister appearance - North Island rag. T. M - : "Ah'm cold and hundry the noo! They bunch o carrots look real well! Through maglasses they look beautiful!" [sic]David Low (1891-1963)05 Mar 1908LSE0271.jpg 
LSE0216The Cabinet-Maker. The Prime Minister has a difficult task before him in filling up the Cabinet - Daily paper. Sir Joe: "Yes! Two vacant panels and all these to select from! Blessed if I know what to do!"David Low (1891-1963)10 Dec 1908LSE0216.jpg 
LSE0199Reclaiming Sir Joe. "Would it not be possible to reclaim the Government, to lead it to realise the danger that it may be corrupted by evil association, and thus to force those to entice it into devious courses to become its adversaries?" - O.D. Times Massey: "Come Joe, come with me and get out of bad company?" "I would, Willyum, - only there's too many of 'em!"David Low (1891-1963)07 May 1908LSE0199.jpg 
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