100 Years Ago

Queen of the carnival

Queen of the carnival

The executive of the Otago Patriotic and General Welfare Association expressed yesterday a very emphatic objection to the proposal, which has emanated from a public meeting in Wellington, that a national fund, to be administered in Wellington, should be established for the relief of members of the Expeditionary Force who may be incapacitated and of the dependents of the fallen.

Seaplane takes flight

Seaplane takes flight

Several successful flights of a seaplane, built by Messrs Leo and Vivian Walsh, two young Auckland engineers, with the assistance of Mr A. R. Dexter, have been made during the past few weeks.

Clutha steps up

Clutha steps up

Clutha might well feel proud of the splendid response which its young men have made in the last two weeks to the Empire's call.

Conflict continues in Dardanelles

Conflict continues in Dardanelles

We are now in possession of some of the names - it is to be feared only a first list of them - of the New Zealand citizen soldiers who were killed while fighting for the Empire during the landing at the Dardanelles and the immediately subsequent operations.

The horrors of the Dardanelles

The horrors of the Dardanelles

During the past few weeks the stern fighting at the Dardanelles and the daily appearance of casualty lists containing in many cases the names of our kith and kin have brought home to the people of this country a somewhat belated, but perhaps all the more bitter realisation of the horrors of war, and have stirred this small nation to think and act with a determination and purposefulness never before known in its history.

Recruiting meeting held

Recruiting meeting held

The Garrison Hall was packed last night when another recruiting meeting was held.

Otago men still needed for Expeditionary Force

Otago men still needed for Expeditionary Force

Strenous efforts are being made to raise the men still required from Otago for the new Expeditionary Force.

Work of the Hallensteins

Work of the Hallensteins

Sir, - To anyone who has lived in Dunedin for the past 15 or 20 years the set which is being made against the firm of Hallenstein Bros. and Co. (Limited), and the businesses with which they are connected is almost inexplicable.

''The Future of Otago Harbour''

''The Future of Otago Harbour''

At a meeting of the Technological branch of the Otago Institute last night, Mr J. Blair Mason, engineer to the Otago Harbour Board, read an interesting paper on ''The Future of Otago Harbour''.

Mugging in Cairo results in riot

Mugging in Cairo results in riot

The Star has received from two correspondents with the New Zealand troops details of a serious disturbance in Cairo on Good Friday night.

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