100 Years Ago

Good eggs and bad eggs

Good eggs and bad eggs

The Poultry Association at Wellington (the Post states) had a lively discussion as to the desirableness of altering the standard weight of the ideal egg.

Big group expected for inspection

Big group expected for inspection

The parade of cadets and territorials on the Oval on the occasion of the inspection by General Sir Ian Hamilton on Tuesday promises to be a striking spectacle.

Big group expected for inspection

Big group expected for inspection

The parade of cadets and territorials on the Oval on the occasion of the inspection by General Sir Ian Hamilton on Tuesday promises to be a striking spectacle.

Territorials go unshaven

Territorials go unshaven

It seems possible that when General Sir Ian Hamilton reaches the Kowai camp next week he will be greeted by a lot of hairy-visaged recruits, intent on growing beards (remarks the Lyttelton Times).

Matarae camp insight

Matarae camp insight

The Matarae camp, encircled by a low-lying range of hillocks is a fairly flat piece of country, about two miles beyond Matarae.

A servants' union needed

A servants' union needed

Sir, - Kindly allow me space in your correspondence columns to urge the forming of a servants' union without delay, in the interests of both mistresses and maids.

Swindler schams Auckland in priceless swindle

Swindler schams Auckland in priceless swindle

When the various banks in Auckland opened for business yesterday, and tradespeople began to pay in money, it was discovered that a swindle of considerable dimension had been perpetrated during the holidays.

Showing our urban hospitality

Showing our urban hospitality

We are not so sure that there is not time to admit of the organisation of an effective scheme for the billeting for a night - in the minority of instances, for two nights - of the country Senior Cadets on the occasion of their visit to Dunedin on the 28th inst. to be inspected by General Sir Ian Hamilton.

Pickpockets abound at sea

Pickpockets abound at sea

That pickpockets are no respecters of persons is shown by the experience of the Rev. Mr Lochore at Wellington on Friday evening.

Train excursion right on track

Train excursion right on track

The Railway Department tried an experiment with a one-day excursion from Invercargill to Queenstown on Saturday, and so far as the number of excursionists and the management of the excursion was concerned there was nothing at which complaint could be justly made.

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