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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 1914.

FIEB BRIGADE CONFERENCE ■ '■ ♦ ■ It is allowed that Akaroa has never had "a more luecessful week than the out just past. From the time of arriral of the delegates to the Fire Brigades' Conference last Saturday wick up to the following Saturday, not was the weather ideal, battery (nnetioa was carriedj^^^^t ■« Tim/^^M|^^^K

the townspeople can do if they all pull together. Corisid ering the population of Akaroa is od ly 600 odd, it was » big undertaking to house and enter tain upwards o f 200 delegates' and their friends f or a week, and naany people thought fchatitwasrashtoexpentl £60 on a band . Results proved that the more enterpr i a ing members of (she jommifctee w e re in the right, nnd the band liven? a up the functions cocf siderably. There should be no trouble o arrange about the financing of the vhole we B k' g entertainment of the Iremen » ma fcheir friends, and Abe Je ia one of the best advertise■?te ♦ ,be borough has had. Mao/ Bt° "Akaroa people are nervous dvertising the town, bat these d> not realize fh»t tb« fpent i» returnei forty fo)d muijfr hire iiuen »xc*»ed-

ingly gratifying to the members of the Citizens' Committee and the local brigade to note the sincerity with which the visitors spoke of their enjoy meru of the week's entertainment. It ia to be hoped Arkaroa will have many more fixtures as successful *a the, 1914 Fire Brigades' Conference,

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 1914., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4379, 17 March 1914

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 1914. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4379, 17 March 1914

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