When the various banks in Auckland opened for business
yesterday, and tradespeople began to pay in money, it was
discovered that a swindle of considerable dimension had been
perpetrated during the holidays.
We are not so sure that there is not time to admit of the
organisation of an effective scheme for the billeting for a
night - in the minority of instances, for two nights - of the
country Senior Cadets on the occasion of their visit to
Dunedin on the 28th inst. to be inspected by General Sir Ian
The Railway Department tried an experiment with a one-day
excursion from Invercargill to Queenstown on Saturday, and so
far as the number of excursionists and the management of the
excursion was concerned there was nothing at which complaint
could be justly made.