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The Akaroa people were very pleased to wake up on Wednesday morning, and find tbe ss> Cygnet in harbour, She brought down a large cargo of coal, about fifty ton?, for -her own use, and stacked it up to con serve it in Akaroa- The necessary timber for the aohool work was brought down, as well as a number of consignments of stores. She will probably make another trip on Saturday. We believe the contractor for the Akaroa Boating Club's sheds had the small amount of timber required to finish tba work brought down by special launch- The timber for Daly's wharf has not yet arrived, though Mr Powrie, the contractor, has been down \n Akaroa making arrangements to go on with the work- " ,

A large number of special constables have left the Peninsula during the last few days, and after the Little River {Show a troop of thirty rode through from Little RiverTHE BAYS. In the Bays supplies have been re ceived fairly regularly, and,'in fact, on tbe Peninsula we are better off tijan the Christchitrch people, who have not been able to buy white sugar, but been obliged to use brown sugar for all purposes. In spite of the strike, farm labour is being carried on as well as can be arranged with the labour at the employers' demands. Shearing is being carried on intermittently, but in many cases the shearers obtainable baye been not tbe best class of work men-


A fair nwmber of free labourers have been obtained from the Penin sula, but there are enquiries for more, who will be ab'.e to gefc work at Lyttelton-

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HOW IT AFFECTS THE PENINSULA., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4352, 28 November 1913

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HOW IT AFFECTS THE PENINSULA. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4352, 28 November 1913

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