Otago Daily Times: 100 Years Ago

Gallaher joins the force

Gallaher joins the force

One of the most recent enlistments in Auckland was that of Mr David Gallaher, who is best remembered as having been captain of the famous All Black football team that toured the Old Country.

Sultan gifts a squadron of aerplanes

Sultan gifts a squadron of aerplanes

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Mr W. B. Bell, who is at present on a visit to Dunedin from Kekantan, Malay Peninsula, describes the gift by the Sultan of Johore to the British Government of a squadron of freighter aeroplanes, costing 31,500, as one of a munificent character, even although the revenues of the Sultan have been greatly expanded through the development of the rubber industry.

Reports of venereal diseases exaggerated, says Public Health Department

Reports of venereal diseases exaggerated, says Public Health Department

The Public Health Department seems to take quite a cheerful view of a question which the community has heard discussed more freely than usual of late in a manner which has not been calculated to allay uneasiness.

Aurora to make another journey to Antarctic

Aurora to make another journey to Antarctic

Arrangements for the complete equipping of the Aurora for another journey to the Antarctic are proceeding apace. Mr J. J. Kinsey, of Christchurch, and Mr John Mill, of Port Chalmers, have been appointed by the New Zealand Government to have charge of the refitting and victualling of the ship for the relief of the Ross Sea party.

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