100 YEARS AGO

Hawke's Bay Today - - OPINION -

June 11, 1918 Daily Tele­graph It is es­ti­mated that the pop­u­la­tion of New Zealand on March 31 last was 1,167,356 in­clud­ing 49,776 Maori and 12,797 res­i­dents of Cook and other Is­land de­pen­den­cies.The pop­u­la­tion would have been at least 60,000 larger but for the war tak­ing away men and check­ing im­mi­gra­tion. Hawke’s Bay Her­ald Tri­bune ■

Four cases of in­so­bri­ety were dealt with by Mr G Land JP at the Hast­ings Po­lice Court this morn­ing. All be­ing first of­fend­ers they were con­victed and fined ten shillings and costs. The County Coun­cil to­day re­solved on the mo­tion of the Chair­man to in­vest its sink­ing funds in War Bonds. Two cases of diph­the­ria ,one from Napier and one from Hast­ings were re­ported to the health au­thor­i­ties to­day.

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