100 Years Ago

Foundling baby christened

Foundling baby christened

For the second time within the month Mr F. V. Frazer, S. M., in the course of his magisterial duties, officiated at the christening of a foundling baby.

Fighting in Dublin

Fighting in Dublin

The cablegrams of this morning throw a good deal of light upon the character of the rising which has kept the City of Dublin in turmoil since Monday last.

A local ale

A local ale

Messrs R. Powley and Co. have just completed the installation of a plant for the purpose of placing on the market a new table beer, which bears the distinctive title of "Three Star Ale.''

Martial law proclaimed in Dublin County

Martial law proclaimed in Dublin County

Official: Troops have arrived in Dublin from Belfast and England. Martial law has been proclaimed in Dublin County.

Riots in Dublin: 12 dead

Riots in Dublin: 12 dead

London: Reuter reports that it was announced in the House of Commons that riots occurred in Dublin last night, and 12 persons were killed. The rioters are still in possession of parts of the city, but the troops control the situation.

Holiday to be observed

Holiday to be observed

It was on Sunday, April 25, 1915, that the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps effected a landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula, the 29th Division obtaining a footing at the same time round Sedd el Bahr and Cape Helles.

Weatherwax's long journey

Weatherwax's long journey

The three-masted schooner J. M. Weatherwax, which has been trying to reach Sydney from British Columbia for the best part of a year with a cargo of 400,000ft of timber for the State Government, made her appearance off the Heads on April 7 (says the Sydney Morning Herald), and came to an anchorage.

US presents ultimatum

US presents ultimatum

A rupture between the United States and Germany seems now to be only a matter of days.

Three men charged for netting trout

Three men charged for netting trout

Anyone who has doubts about the illegality of taking trout from Otago Harbour will have them dispelled as the result of a prosecution in the City Police Court yesterday morning.

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