Otago Daily Times: 100 Years Ago

Teachers cry out for better salaries

Teachers cry out for better salaries

The largest private deal in land which has taken place in Otago for some time past resulted early this week, when the Keppoch estate, owned by Mrs Donald Macdonald, changed hands, the new owner being Mr Richard Yardley, of Lumsden.

Parliament nuts about fruit

Parliament nuts about fruit

The unusual, but exhilarating, scene was witnessed in the House of Representatives on Thursday evening (says the Post) of the whole of the House listening with whole-hearted interest to an address by Mr Massey upon fruit growing.

The prospects of Calgary

The prospects of Calgary

The western provinces of Canada have been thrown into a state of violent excitement by several rich strikes of oil in Alberta - just close to Calgary.

Otago railway progresses through Cromwell Gorge

Otago railway progresses through Cromwell Gorge

The secretary of the Cromwell Development Company has forwarded to Mr Moritzson particulars of the work that is in progress on the extension of the Otago Central railway from Clyde.

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