Otago Daily Times: 100 Years Ago

Forgotten baby's unexpected journey

Forgotten baby's unexpected journey

A tram conductor at Auckland was considerably surprised on Monday to find that a sleeping baby had been left in his car.

Pointing away from the yet beaten track

Pointing away from the yet beaten track

An important discussion affecting the welfare of the Otago district took place at yesterday's meeting of the Otago Expansion League, and the action of Cook's Agency in Auckland and elsewhere in depreciating the attractions of the cold lakes district was the subject of strong criticism.

War correspondent arrives on the White Star liner Baltic

War correspondent arrives on the White Star liner Baltic

Mr Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, the war correspondent who represented the English press at the Dardanelles, and was recalled for expressing his views in a personal letter to the Prime Minister (says the New York Times of January 2), arrived here yesterday on the White Star liner Baltic on his way to Australia, where he will deliver a series of lectures at the request of the Commonwealth Government.

Dredging at Port Chalmers

Dredging at Port Chalmers

The decision of the Harbour Board that the approach and fairway from the sea to the Port Chalmers wharves should immediately be dredged to a depth of 26ft at low water is one which must meet with public approval.

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