The sound, commonsense doctrine involved in the old adage anent the folly of buying a pig in a poke was thrown to the winds by the people who thronged the streets of the city yesterday.
A well known and hitherto greatly appreciated public benefit in the Waihemo district is about to disappear in consequence of a stern edict issued by the Orchards Department.
National Reserve, Roslyn Platoon, championship rifle shooting team.
Otago Section, Twenty-Eighth N.Z.F.A., at Featherston Camp.
There was no official function yesterday to celebrate the opening of the handsome suite of rooms situated at the corner of Princes street and the Octagon, that will be known to seekers for...
The housing problem in Wellington remains as acute as ever - indeed, from all accounts seems to be steadily growing worse.
At the meeting of the St. Kilda Borough Council last night, the question of 6 o'clock closing was introduced by Cr. R. W. Hall, who moved that, with a view to sustaining general efficiency among...
The death on active service was announced in the casualty lists published in London recently of Captain L. S. D. O. F. F. T. T. de O. P. Tollemache-Tollemache, Leicester Regiment. Captain...
The announcement of the arrival in Great Britain of the first military contingent from the United States will be read with wide interest.
One of the two ambulances presented to the British Red Crosss Society by the United Victoria League branches in New Zealand.
The Domestic Science Committee of the High Schools' Board of Governors recommended that the subject of domestic science should be introduced as soon as possible.
Speaking at the annual meeting of the Dunedin Free Kindergarten Association yesterday afternoon, Dr Siedeberg made reference to the evils of small children being taken in the evenings to picture...
A meeting was held in the South Dunedin Town Hall for the purpose of discussing the question of closing the hotel bars at 6 o'clock.
In the course of discussion at Thursday's meeting of the War Relief Association (says the Dominion), a member mentioned the rejection of shepherds and musterers, men accustomed to an arduous life...
French troops in a roadside bivouac in northern France.
With the allies on the Western Front: A cantonment of French troops in Alsace.
One day this week such a crowd collected in front of the windows of a Pitt street, Sydney, drapery firm that the busy thoroughfare was blocked, and the police spent a strenuous half-hour reducing...
A word of warning that girls were not being trained in their natural sphere of life was given by Mr L. Bassett at the annual meeting of householders in Wanganui.
The lottery ticket sellers of Cairo, who sell tickets at two pence halfpenny each for prizes ranging from 10 shillings to 80. - Otago Witness, 2.5.1917.
A meeting of residents of South Dunedin was held in the Wesley Schoolroom last evening to consider the best steps to be taken to abolish certain open ditches in the locality.