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The shearing in the Chorlton and Little Akaloa district is now almost completed. Three of the largest sheds — Messrs W, Menzies', Kay's and Waghorh's— have just finished out, and the smaller flocks are mostly all i shorn. It is fortunate that the cocks , footing is later than usual this year, otherwise shearing and grass seeding would have.clashed. NEW TENNIS COURT. "The aspblatiog of the present clay court at Little Akaloa was; to have been commenced before the wet weather set in, about two months ago. The men c\me down from Lyttelton to carry out the work, but it could not be gone on with, owing to the rain. The asphalting of the court will be proceeded with during the week, and the new court be a boon to tennis players in the bay, as there was only court previously and the clay court. The new court will bean ex cellent one, as it is away from the trees and free of shadows. FAREWELL SOCIAL. A farewell social was tendered to Mr and Mrs H, C. Flinders on December 22, as they left just before Christmas for Dunedin, where they will reside in the future. Mr and Mrs Flinders have been residents of tbe district for about three years, and during that time had formed many friendships. The people of the sur- i rounding district presented the part- I ing friends with a handsome tea set, I Mr V.Craw expressing regret at their f departure, and voicing the good wishes < extended to them by all the residents f in the district. Mr Flinders suitably 1 responded. A dance was held, and a ( very enjoyable evening spent, c

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LITTLE AKALOA AND CHORLTON., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4362, 6 January 1914

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LITTLE AKALOA AND CHORLTON. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4362, 6 January 1914

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