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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, MAY 27, 1902

Cbiokbt. — Australia won the matoh against Oxford by an innings and some 50 runs to Bpare. The A.M.P.—At the annual meeting of tho A.M.P., the Chairman, in his speech, referred to the exceedingly satisfactory nature of the year's business. The surplus was almost the same as last year. Australian News.—Two robbers entered a jeweller's shop in Bourke street. They g_gged and bound the shopkeeper and got away with £2000 worth of jewellery.—The Government of N.B.W. has floated a three million 3 per cent loan in London. It was fully underwritten at 94_. Vbancb and Russia.—President Loubet everywhere received ovations. He placed _ sword wreathed with olive leaves on the tomb of Alexander 111., and presented 100,000 francs (£4000) to St Petersburg charities. The enthusiasm in tbe capital was wonderful. Officers and sailors hugged and'kissed one another in the streets. Public Holiday.—The Mayor of Christohuroh telegraphed to the Acting-Premier asking at to the celebrations of the birthday jof the Prince of Wales, June 3td, and whether It was to be observed as a publio holiday. He received the following reply 1 from Sir Joseph Ward :—" Westport, May 22nd. _Jhe 3rd June will be a public holiday all over the oolony —J. G. Ward." Head Huntebs. —A sensational story comes from Meruka, Dutch New Guinea. Two hundred prisoners came from Sumatra to carry out road making. Thirteen escaped in the bush, and fell into the hands of the natives, inoludtng theJTugara head hunters. Eaoh prisoner as he was captured was decapitated, and the heads were carried off ai trophic:. Lake Ellesmebe.—A letter was read from the Colonial Treasurer with reference to the loan required to be raised for works in connection with Lake Elle mere, aDd in connection with the water raoeu, asking under what sub-section it was intended to I raise the loan. It was decided to re; y that it was wished to raise the money und • subsection A, by which the loan was repayable in twenty six years. SANDER AND SONS EUCALYPTI EXTRACT.— According to reports of a great number of nhysioians of the largest professional standing, tbere are offered Eucalypti Extracts whioh poßseßa no curative qualities. In protection of the world-wide fame of Sander and Sons' preparation wo publish a few abstraotß from these': reports, which bear fully out tbat no reliance can bo nlaoed in other products :-Dr. W. B. Bush, Oak and, Fla writes lb is sometimes difficult to obtain the genuine article (Sander and Sons'). I employed diffierent) other preparations but they had no therapeatio value and no effeots. In one cftße the effects were similar to the oil oamphora, the objeotionable acbion of whioh is well known." Dr. H. B. Drake. Oreaon, says 'Since I became acquainted with this preparation (Sander and Sons) use no other form of eucalyptus as I think t by'far the oest.' Dr. L. P. Preßton, Lyncnburg, Va,, writes!!' «I never use any preparation other than Sander and Sons', as i have found others to be almost useless.

Tug of War.—The final pull in the Tug of War Competition takes place to night in the Oddfellows' Ball, and it is expeoted to be speoially interesting. Supreme Coubt.—ln this Court probate waß granted in the estate of A. E. Shadbolt (Mr Beewiok). — A motion to appoint executors in re A. D. M. Allan deceased (Mr Beswick) was granted. Message from Mr. Seddon.—Sir Joseph Ward received the following cable message, dated Pretoria, May 22nd: — "Visited hospitals at Johannesburg, Potohefstroom, and Klerkedorp. New Zealand patients all doing well. Went along the front sixty miles. Visited Oontir cut just in from Hamilton's drive. i.eoerals Hamilton, Baden Powell, Wilson, rod Colonel Thor neycroft accompanied me. Colonel Davis, officers, and men first r. te. Convey our best wishes to New Z-r'and. General Hamilton addressed thn columc. praised highly the services of Zealanders, and said he did not want bet -r men under him. He also praised their <t.?tolty for dig-zing trenches. By these maiss the New Zealanders would bo known. Also visited scene of the railway disaster to the Eighth. It is marvellous so few wero killed.— Seddon."

Reception of Trooper E. McCcllough —A very pleasant evening was spent at Le Bon's on Thursday last, the occasion being to welcome Trooper Edward McCullough back from his long and perilous journeys In South Africa. Closo on £30 was gathered amongst the inhabitants of the Bay, which will give some idea of the esteem in which the trooper is held,'and of the gloom that was caßt over the place when he was re* ported dangerously ill. There were over 100 sat down to a sumptuous dinner spread by tho young ladies of the Bay under the able leadership of Miss 1). Leonardo. A lengthy toast list was gone through, and saveral patriotic songs given by Messrs Barnett, Bailey, Marsh, and Petersen, after which the hall was cleared and dancing kept up till daylight. The Secretary announced that it was quite impossible to procure a suitable trophy in so short a time, but that the trooper would be presented with somothing suitable to the occasion in the course of a w?ek or two.

A Recent Attack of Croup Cured.— "Last winter an infant child of mine had croup in a violent form," says Elder John W. Rogers, a Christian of Filley, Mo., U.S.A. "I gave her a few doses of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and in a short time all danger was past and the child recovered." This remedy not only cures croup, but when given as soon as the first symptoms appear, will prevent the attack. It contains no opium or other harmfnl substance and may be given as confidently to a fcaby as to an adult. For sale by J, S Dodds, Chemist, Akaroa. Wade's Worm Figs — the Wonderful Worm Worriers—area safe and sure remedy, in Is boxes : sold everywhere.

"Frozen Meat" has now beoome A large extensi/e trade ; The exports yield a decent sum— An industry is made. To freeze is not a pleasant thing For mankind to endure, SJo keep out oold we all should cling To Woods' Gbba_ PuppiiaMiN_ Ooaßi

CoUmy Coukci-—Th.t. Council nuet at uau<l p| a o e anc i Saturday next. Monthly TUtnni**' - Ifc is &nnou nced by Mei-ers Uennirp a,,d c "-' »sr«" ofa of tho U.B.S. Co. thatdurint; the winter months the s s, Upolu will only call monthly each way. Her next joyage South will be on May 29th, and that North on June 3rd. The Sim™ CoMr,iNR.-The Vienna correspondent 4 "Th. Times" states that) (Unnun (-hip-wiiem ar» di_appointfd at being uuubl. TV j'in Morgan's shippu.g combine on the I*me terms us the British. Theo pretend toi commiserate with Great Britain for the teffible blow to her shipping, hoping to scare them into reprisals that will result in estranging America from Britain •• The Times '"uS commenting on the subject says that conjWcial political warfart between Amotfa and Great Britain would only ber fit t||ir "V alß > The B bi PP\ D g combination halt substituted a community of interest, opiating as powerfully for friendship as wk/rates and subsidies would operate agains^t. Funeral oflMr. Birdling —The greit respect in whick the* late Mr William Birdling was heldjsiys the "Times," was shown by the vety large and representative gatherinc fromjs.ll parts of Canterbury at his funeral ottfftturday. Mr Birdling has always been Vfked upon by the Maoris at Little Riveiyjfene of their greatest friends and with Itßio. Robinßon at their head they cortege in strong fone. I.; accordance wit!- the wish of the deceased six Maoris aote&as bearers. The Natives, both men and women, wero mostly clad in mate, and wore wreaths of lauristinas on their heads, and mo3t of the Europeans also had sprigs of the same shrub in their hats. When the cortege moved off for the Halswell Cemetery, the six Native bearers walked on eitner side of the open hearse, which was profusely hung with flowers and wjeaths, and behind the mourning coaohes oame the reßt of the Maoriß in drags. There were over 100 vehicles in the procession, whioh was an unusnally long one. A short service was held by the Rev. H. T. Williams, the vicar, at St. Mary's Church, Hals well, and the remains were afterwards interred in the family vault in the churchyard. The Natives showed their grief in the manner common to the Maoris. The bearers were Gray Skipper, Tami Tututana, Teoni Tini, Pipiha Pepene, KiniTerongaputahi, *nd Hoani Kini. Many Peninsula friendß attended the funeral.

Ballantynb & Co. —Messrs Ballantyne and Company's sale is now over, and having got rid of the old stook, they are daily opening up the beautiful novelties from Europe for autumn and winter wear. To attempt to enumerate the new goods would take far more space than is at our disposal, but the new Silks, Blousings and Flannels are specially remarkable for their artistic beauty. Samples will be forwarded at once on applition through the post. Wade's Worm Figs—The Wonderful Worm Worriers—are always effective, ls boxes everywhere.

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, MAY 27, 1902, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LIII, Issue 2677, 27 May 1902

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, MAY 27, 1902 Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LIII, Issue 2677, 27 May 1902

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