100 Years Ago

Dunedin amalgamation discussed

Dunedin amalgamation discussed

For some time past a proposal has been afoot that Anderson Bay should fall into line with several other suburban boroughs and amalgamate with the city.

Deception discovered in Australian racing circuit

Deception discovered in Australian racing circuit

Those who follow horse racing in New South Wales (their number is legion) have for the time being changed from speculation as to the prospects of the totalisator being introduced after about a quarter of a century of agitation to conjecture as to how much money was made by a gang which practised fraud on racecourses in the Western district by the manipulation of scales.

Register 'not conscription'

Register 'not conscription'

''We have no idea of conscription in our minds, and I hope we shall never give it a thought,'' was the reply made by the Minister of Defence, Mr Allen, to the view expressed by Mr W. M. Hughes, Federal Attorney-general, that the New Zealand National Register is a modified form of conscription.

British aircraft trump submarines

British aircraft trump submarines

The Admiralty has announced that Squadron commander Bigsworth, of the British Flying Corps, in an aeroplane single handed bombed and destroyed a German submarine off Ostend.

Relic added to the Early Settlers' Musem

Relic added to the Early Settlers' Musem

A very interesting relic of the past will shortly be added to the Early Settlers' Museum in this city.

Carnival's closing stages a brilliant spectacle

Carnival's closing stages a brilliant spectacle

The closing stages of the Otago Queen Carnival competition presented a brilliant spectacle, an enormous crowd of people assembling in the Drill Hall last night to ascertain which of the 12 queens had attained the honour of heading the competition by virtue of obtaining the greatest number of votes.

Heartfelt farewell for Otago troops

Heartfelt farewell for Otago troops

Yesterday Otago and Southland's quota of men for the Eighth Reinforcements left for the training camp by special train at midday.

Close calls on Dunedin roads

Close calls on Dunedin roads

Sir, I was much annoyed last Friday evening on my way along Highgate, Roslyn, in front of the late Council Chambers, by a motor car passing so close to me that I was almost run over.

Housing MPs

Housing MPs

Mr Parata, M. P., has given notice to ask the Prime Minister whether he will favourably consider the reasonableness of placing a vote on the Estimates in order to provide at least a grant for house allowance to those members of the Ministry and Executive who are not receiving any salary.

Dunedin's Civic Jubilee

Dunedin's Civic Jubilee

The Dunedin Civic Jubilee has been marked by the issue of an attractive and informing book of some 150 pages dealing with the life and progress of the city since the inauguration of civic government.

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