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The Akaroa Mail FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 1913.

The Weathek—After a long dry spell, a heavy shower of rain fell on Wednesday af* ternoon- The rain will do a great deal of good, as the hillsides were becoming parched Axahoa Post Office—The post office will bt completed by June 30th met Mr Hiokey of SprcydoD, was the successful contractor at 13,205, '

Cricket,—A ladies matoh took place at j Akaroa yesterday between Akaroa and j Barry's Bay, the former winning by three; runs.—The |Akaroa men's club play Kaituna | at Akaroa tomorrow (Saturday). j Electric Lionx Loan —At a meeting of : ratepayers held in tbe Akaroa Borough Coun.-, cil Chambers last evening, a motioD was carried to go to a poll to raise £1000 for the '. linking up of the Grehan Valley creek to the j reservoir. The poll will be taken on Tues • | day, February 3rd. ', Juvenile Court I —At the Juvenile Court, | Christchurch, before Mr T. A B. Bailey 8.M., j a fifteen.yfar old boy was charged with the j theft at Duvauchelle of two postal notes j valued at Gs, the property of the Postmaster I General. The boy wbs convicted and oidered ; to como up for sentenoe when cailed upon. In addition, be was ordered to report himself regularly by letter to Mr Eulo.

Educational —At Wednesday's meeting of the North Canterbury Board of Education. Miss E. Burnard was appointed mistress of! the Robinson's Bay School and Mr H. S. I Sulcock master of the Wairewa (Lit'le River [ Native) School. The chief inspector re-1 commended the appointment of aprobationer j at. the Akaroa School. D. S. Dodd.s, Akaroa | School, was granted a Board School i tobolarship under Group B. i

' Fire Brigade Coni-erence. —A meeting of I ladies will be held on Monday next in the ' Akaroa Borough Council Chambers to disI cuss the entertainment of the delegates and i tin ir friend*. ! CmusTcncacH Wool Falk.—Messrs H Ma.sou A Co, report that tbeir oatalogue in 'eluded 3600 bales, and they topped the market at 141. The following are top Penin. isuia prices;-J. Kennedy, Esq, Wa.nui, I llftd ;B. Stewart, Erg , Barry's Bay, ; !R. Hay, Esq . Pigeon Bay, 10f. N.Z. Loan | and Mercantile Agency Company report tbe I following sale-Kinloch: J- F. Buchanan i Esq.. half bred super, ll£d ; first half-bred I lldj ; three quarter bred, lOjd,

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The Akaroa Mail FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 1913., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4364, 16 January 1914

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The Akaroa Mail FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 1913. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4364, 16 January 1914

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