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Sixth reinforcement leave Dunedin

Sixth reinforcement leave Dunedin

Otago's quota of men for the Sixth Reinforcements left Dunedin on Saturday at midday.

Training at Sutton

Training at Sutton

There was a fairly large and interested crowd at the corner by the Garrison Hall this morning to witness the departure of the Fourth Regiment for the annual training camp near Sutton.

Canterbury farmers "in for a bad time"

Canterbury farmers "in for a bad time"

Mr Massey was reported the other day, after his visit to Canterbury, to have said that the province was suffering from a phenomenal drought, and that, in his opinion, the farmers were in for a bad time.

War not holy

War not holy

By The Maulvie Sade-Ud-Din. (The writer, who is the spiritual head of the Moslems in Great Britain and religious representatives of the Moslems in India, shows why the Sultan's call to a Holy War has been without practical effect.)

Land reclamation key in Anderson Bay expansion

Land reclamation key in Anderson Bay expansion

The Anderson Bay Improvement Committee has under consideration a scheme for the utilisation of the part of the harbour enclosed by the Peninsula road.

NZ's good eggs

NZ's good eggs

In a recent issue the London Grocer says;- ''The shipment of eggs from New Zealand to Great Britain is an enterprise which is likely to be developed as one of the consequences of the shortage of supplies from usual sources on account of the war.

Dunedin's fish market needs

Dunedin's fish market needs

Sir, - I have seen no reference at the meetings held by candidates for the mayoral chair to the erection of a fish market.

Army doctor relays tales of the front

Army doctor relays tales of the front

Dr Donald M. Wilson (son of Mr George Wilson, at Wellington), who is now ''somewhere in France'', writes interestingly to his father under date January 2 of his recent experiences whilst at the base hospital at Boulogne.

Small birds discussed at council meeting

Small birds discussed at council meeting

The small birds nuisance came in for some discussion at the Clutha County Council meeting on Friday (says the Leader).

Superintendent's water bottle starts table fire

Superintendent's water bottle starts table fire

The discovery made by the Christchurch Superintendent of Telegraphs that a water bottle on his table had acted as a lens concentrating the sun's rays and setting fire to the table created much interest in the city and district.

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