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LOCAL AND GENERAL.

GitOQOET,—The croquet tournament, held |a Mrs Armstrong's lawn last Tuesday, re lulled in a win for Miss Lena Vangioni, Mrs Brislow being second Mrs Shepherd kindly gave the trophy for the competition.

MoTon TnArFic.—Tbe tourist traiEo on the Aksroa road has not been very large yet file Benson, awing no doubt to the strike. Wβ believe Mr Pilkington is putting another flw on the road very shortly.

WiicitT«nJEßßlsa~We were not able to obtain the individual winners of the weight' guessing competitions at the Banks Pt ninsula A and P. Association's Show on Tuesday, fant the following nre the correct weights of fht beasU ;-Bullook 6501b5, ebeep lOOlbs, amb 4 ( jit)B.

Akaroa Pojt Office-It has been sugi geeted that the Akaroa people are foolish not So make a strenuous effort to have the new posfc oflioe built of brick, and that if the Aka. Soft Borough Council subsidised th« building W th £"00 the Government would in all prob itjliiy b ild the offioo in brick. It is a tl c v #*••<! pities that the new building is to bs of Iftod vitb rough (Met, Bβ the brick is so taon durable and imposing. i

Bank Holiday.—As St. Andrew's Day falls on Sunday, Monday will be observed, as a bank hiliday.

Tennis.—The Canterbury Lawn Tennis Association is Rending down a team oE; four ladies and six pemlemen to play at Little Kiver on Monday next a combined Pet rinsula team selected Irom the Little Rivet and Abaroa Clubs. The Akaroa team is not yet picked, as one or more of those select ed may not be able to get away.

Onawe Koad and Wharf—This memorable wotk is at last ne ring completi' an. The road ia practically finished, except for rolling, etc., and the piles of the ■wharf are down, though none of tbe decking is laid yet. The farmers in the neighbour iood will feel the benefit of the new wharf when Bhip' ping their oheese and cocksfoot.

Goods Sued at Onawe.—The Ba fry's Bay Factory has aeked the Akurr/u. . County Council to have a tiled rooE on the new goods shed at Onawe wharf. Tl Iβ iaetory will store a quantity of cheese for shipment in the Bbed, and as the tiles will raake the building lees heated than an iron roof, the fac'ory has offered to pay »he c oat of the difference in the two roofs, It ia, estimated at about £10.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4352, 28 November 1913

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4352, 28 November 1913

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