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LOCAL AND GENERAL.

Police— Constable J. Williams, of Lyttelton, will proceed to Akaroa to relieve Constable Boyle. Akaiioa Boating Club.—The annual social of the club is being held in the boathouse on Thursday next, March 2G, For further particulars see advertisement. Infantile Paralysis.—lt ig reported that there is a case of infantile paralysis at Akaroa, the patient being a little girl of about four years of age. Akaroa Library —The annual meeting of the subscribers of the Akaroa Library will be held tonight at 8 p.m in the library. Tbe committee meets at 7.30 p.m. Pigeon Bay Land Sale—A notable land sale is that of the estate of the late Jeremiah Hunt, of Pigeon Bay. The property will be put up to auction at the next Duvauobelle Salfl by Messrs H. Matson and R. Latter. Full particulars in our advertising columns. 1 A Prolific Yield.—An exceptionally good yield of potatoes has just been bagged by Mr Wm. Glynan from his Bedhouse Bay property (From some 40 rows measuring 33yds lfV each, he secured no lees than 62 large saoks (2001bs), of splendid even po tatoea. The seed sown were Majesty and Come to Stay varieties. Port Levx Begatta.—lt has been decided to hold the annual regatta at Port Levy on Easter Monday as usual. This event is quickly growing in importance and popularity each year, »nd. with the kind assists ance of sailing, rowing, and motor clubs promises ehortly to beoome one of tbe prin> cipnl and most attractive sports gatherings ; in Canterbury. . I Accident! —A rather serious accident ' hefel Mr James Londrigan, of Little River, i yesterday morning about 9.30 a-.in. Whilst tiding a horse into the township, the animal suddenly reared and threw his rider, who fell on his head, striding a sharp stone. He i was rendered unconscious. Dr Pemberton I was immediately sent for, and after attending :to the sufferer ordered his removel to the Christohurch Hospital. I Dali's Wharf.—As Daly'a wharf nears

completion an idea can be gained of the ' wharf as it will be. Many residents have i stated that it was foolish not to have the , wharf'a better erection, and said the new one would bn a replica of the old. This is , incorrect, and the new Daly's wharf, with the railing and its cement abutment at the shore, will be an excellent landing stage, ' Cboo,tjet.—tA match Outsiders v. Club Members was held on the Akaroa conrts on ■ Saturday, when the Outsiders won by 5 games to 1. Mrs Kerridge kindly presented i the club with, two sets of clips which were used during the game. The lawn was in good order, and with a number of spectators ; and players looked: very picturesque. The r fillowinor are the results of the games:— :■ Miss Edith Julius and F, Armstrong (outsiders), beat M's Lelievre and Miss F. Van- , pioni (olub); Mrs Brief: w and Miss E. Jioobson (club) beat Misses X, and Elsie ' Julius; MiS3ea Elsie Julius and L. Arm., t strong (outsiders) beat Mesdatnea Bruoe and Riches (club); Mrs F. Kearney and V. Arm. strong {oiH-iderg) heat Mesdamee Pilkington i and lisete (olub); Miss li, Leliavre and V. Armstrong (outsiders) l~eat Mrs Kerridge and ' Miss L. Vangioni (clnb). Miss E. Julius and I F. Armstrong (outsiders) beat Mosdames Armstrong and Thomas (club).

Menzies' Bay Boad-r-This much debated road is further delayed, as one of the owners of property through whose land the road will go refuses bis consent, as be considers a better grade can be obtained. . Mr A. Goodwin, who is the objector, thinks the Board is foolish not to obtain the best grade poseible, and there seems sound sense in his argument. Iα too many cases the Peninsula roads have been made up bad grades, and the upkeep has been increased for years afterwards. In addition .residents have, had to take more out cf their horses or cars than was neoessary. Iα these days there seems no need to make any badly graded roada. However, the trouble is that the objection will delay the making of this long talked of road still further. Peninsula Chubch Matteus.—As far as the Church, of England is concerned matters are in a state of disorder on the Peninsula. It will be remembered that last year the Banks Peninsula Cure, which included Port Levy, Little Akaloa and Okain's, was divided, Little Akaloa and Okain's being formed into one parish, taking over Lβ Boj's from Akaroa. In the meantime Pigeon Bay and Port Levy have been worked from Chrietohurch. The arrangement has'been most unsatisfactory for Port Levy and Pigeon Bay. The new Banks Peninsula Cure, consisting of Little Akaloa, Okain's and Le Bon's, has been declared too big, and containing too bad roads for one man to manage. As a result of the general dissatisfaction, the churchwardens and vestry of Akaroa, Banks Pep insula, and Pigeon Bay and Port Levy Parishes met Bishop Julius yesterday at Duvauchelle to diseusf the matter and come to arrangement. .There were seventeen representatives present. It was decided, to leave the Akaroa , and Banke Peninsula Parishes as they are at present, and the Bishop will arrange about Pigeon Bay and Port Levy.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4318, 24 March 1914

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4318, 24 March 1914

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