Otago Daily Times: 100 Years Ago

Deception discovered in Australian racing circuit

Deception discovered in Australian racing circuit

Those who follow horse racing in New South Wales (their number is legion) have for the time being changed from speculation as to the prospects of the totalisator being introduced after about a quarter of a century of agitation to conjecture as to how much money was made by a gang which practised fraud on racecourses in the Western district by the manipulation of scales.

Register 'not conscription'

Register 'not conscription'

''We have no idea of conscription in our minds, and I hope we shall never give it a thought,'' was the reply made by the Minister of Defence, Mr Allen, to the view expressed by Mr W. M. Hughes, Federal Attorney-general, that the New Zealand National Register is a modified form of conscription.

British aircraft trump submarines

British aircraft trump submarines

The Admiralty has announced that Squadron commander Bigsworth, of the British Flying Corps, in an aeroplane single handed bombed and destroyed a German submarine off Ostend.

Relic added to the Early Settlers' Musem

Relic added to the Early Settlers' Musem

A very interesting relic of the past will shortly be added to the Early Settlers' Museum in this city.

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