Otago Daily Times: 100 Years Ago

Doctor claims an increase in venereal diseases

Doctor claims an increase in venereal diseases

Yesterday a Daily Times reporter asked a leading Dunedin doctor to express an opinion whether venereal diseases were more prevalent in Dunedin than usual.

Germans 'not yet weary of the game'

Germans 'not yet weary of the game'

For about three months, the Germans have now been hammering away at the French lines at Verdun and other points, and they are apparently not yet weary of the game. They may deem it expedient to proceed on the principle that attack is the best form of defence. Perhaps they cannot resign themselves to an admission that their great offensive in the west has failed.

On the sidelines of war

On the sidelines of war

One of the sad sidelights of the war was revealed at Whangarei, when Maximilian Ballin was committed to prison for three months in the Mount Eden Gaol.

6:00 PM bar close movement gaining traction

6:00 PM bar close movement gaining traction

The movement in favour of the closing of hotel bars at 6 p.m. is apparently attaining a considerable volume throughout the dominion.

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