Otago Daily Times: 100 Years Ago

Swindler schams Auckland in priceless swindle

Swindler schams Auckland in priceless swindle

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.

Showing our urban hospitality

Showing our urban hospitality

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 Hamilton.

Pickpockets abound at sea

Pickpockets abound at sea

That pickpockets are no respecters of persons is shown by the experience of the Rev. Mr Lochore at Wellington on Friday evening.

Train excursion right on track

Train excursion right on track

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.

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