Otago Daily Times: 100 Years Ago

Young to make up reinforcements

Young to make up reinforcements

The intimation that a considerable number of volunteers are required to make up the quota of infantry from Otago for the Sixth Reinforcements is one which should make a direct appeal to the young men of the provincial district.

Silence from the Dardanelles

Silence from the Dardanelles

We have not received much lately in the way of news concerning the happenings in the Dardanelles, and we may expect to hear less, it seems, for some little time to come - in fact until the great undertaking in progress has been carried far towards successful completion.

Stamp machines offer wins and losses

Stamp machines offer wins and losses

The penny stamp machines at the Post Office have an independent way of discriminating in favour of certain customers that cannot be expected to enhance their popularity, except with the favoured few. Occasionally they deal out even handed justice, in spite of themselves.

Casualties of war

Casualties of war

It is well that the public should realise that a necessary accompaniment of the aggressive on the part of the Allies during the ensuing few months on the battlefields of Europe will be a heavy casualty list.

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