100 Years Ago

Flowers adorn Dunedin

Flowers adorn Dunedin

It was impossible to walk the streets of Dunedin on Saturday and not wear a flower.

St Clair to St Kilda esplanade proposed

St Clair to St Kilda esplanade proposed

The Amenities Committee of the Dunedin Expansion League is displaying a laudable energy in urging upon the Ocean Beach Domain Board the desirability of adopting a scheme for the construction of an esplanade along the sea-front from St Clair to St Kilda.

Harsh views on conscientious objection

Harsh views on conscientious objection

An interesting paper relating to the question of alternative service for religious and conscientious objectors to military training was laid on the table of the House yesterday by the Minister of Defence (the Hon. J. Allen).

Maori troops bound for Egypt

Maori troops bound for Egypt

The interesting announcement was made in the House of Representatives last night by the Prime Minister that, as the outcome of communications that have passed between the Governments at Home and in the dominion, the Imperial authorities are prepared to accept the services of 200 Maoris for utilisation in Egypt.

Home Science Hostel moving ahead

Home Science Hostel moving ahead

The Works Committee of the Otago University Council reported, interalia, as follows: Professor Boys Smith waited on the committee with reference to the calling of tenders for the Home Science Hostel.

Victims of mining disaster mourned

Victims of mining disaster mourned

The funeral of 24 of the Huntly victims took place this afternoon. The bodies, which were placed on drays drawn by horses, left King's Hall for the Kimihia Cemetery, two miles away, headed by the band of the 16th Waikato Regiment.

Tragic explosion in mine

Tragic explosion in mine

HAMILTON (September 12): A terrible explosion occurred at Ralph's Mine at Huntly at 7.30 this morning.

Hon. Jas. Allen addresses the men

Hon. Jas. Allen addresses the men

Another of the pleasant evenings arranged for the Expeditionary Force by the Women's Association was held in the Early Settlers' Hall last night.

Great Britain commands the sea unchallenged

Great Britain commands the sea unchallenged

His Excellency the Governor has received the following cable from the Secretary of State for the Colonies (Mr L. Harcourt), dated London, September 9, at 7.10 p.m.:-

Allegations of atrocities

Allegations of atrocities

The indictment of the German soldiers on the charge of having committed flagrant excesses, involving acts of the grossest barbarity and savagery, during their invasion of Belgium gains in gravity and impressiveness.

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