100 Years Ago

Medal finds home

Medal finds home

Some time ago the name of Lieut. A. Henderson was cabled among those who, by conspicuously gallant conduct, had earned the distinction of the D. C. M.

Trouble over potatos

Trouble over potatos

Before Mr Bartholomew, S. M., in the City Police Court yesterday morning, four Chinamen were charged with having on Bay View road on Sunday, July 16, in full view of passers-by "worked at their calling - gardening''.

Government proposes to censor kinematograph films

Government proposes to censor kinematograph films

The proposal contained in a Government measure, which was introduced yesterday in the Lower House, to establish a censorship of kinematograph films is not one that is likely to be resented by the community at large.

Report of astonishing Anzac assault published

Report of astonishing Anzac assault published

The London Daily Chronicle publishes a despatch from Mr Philip Gibbs, dated Sunday, July 23:- Heavy fighting occurred in the early hours of this morning along the line from Pozieres to Delville Wood and southwards of Trones Wood in the direction of Guillemont.

Agreement between Houses of Parliament on the "religious objector''

Agreement between Houses of Parliament on the "religious objector''

An agreement having been come to between the two Houses of Parliament as to the amendments to the Military Service Bill in respect of the provisions applicable to the "religious objector'', the measure may now be regarded as virtually the law of the land, the only formality necessary to its completion being the seal of the Governor's assent.

Mass support for daylight savings

Mass support for daylight savings

A meeting of those favourable to the daylight saving movement was held at the Town Hall yesterday, and was very numerously attended.

Daylight savings a hit

Daylight savings a hit

• Mr A. B. Dickie, who spent a summer in Napier two years ago, writing from Aberdeen to his niece, in Napier, speaks as follows concerning the Daylight Saving Act in Britain:

Allowances made for families of soldiers

Allowances made for families of soldiers

The announcement that the Cabinet has agreed to increase the allowances payable to soldiers' children, up to the number of five, from 3s 6d per week to 5s a week, will be greeted with general satisfaction.

NZ rugs presented to Japanese Rear-admiral

NZ rugs presented to Japanese Rear-admiral

A number of New Zealand woollen rugs were presented to Rear-admiral Matsumura, of the Japanese squadron, and his principal officers during their visit to Auckland.

Annual Railway library subscribers meeting held

Annual Railway library subscribers meeting held

The annual meeting of the subscribers to the Hillside Railway Workshops Library was held in the social hall last evening.

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