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LOCAL AND GENERAL.

Oxain's Bay. Bports.—Entries for the Okain's Bay Sports, to be held on Thursday, April 16, close with the secretary atOn'm. on Hbur-day,. April 9,

winner,

Akauoa Athletic ;t.ou_„. — Intending competitors are reminded thnt entries for tho ; handicap events in tho Akaroa Athletic • Sports Club's mealing closo aVG p m. on Mo'ida.v. Apiil G.

CitoQUET.—A tournament of eigh'. p'ayors •■vßs on flip Awa i ! ,i Croquet Club's lawn y<"=t*vrfay, when -Mi-, Thomas wns the

Land Sale.—The. sale is reported of Mr G T Mulcock's property in Wainui and Island Bay to Mr C»nw.iy a. £ If) per acre for the Island Bay property and £50 an acre for the homestead block of 40 r.crea in Wainni.

Senior Cadets -CO Company Sen'ov Carets went to Duvauchelle yesterday, nnd were inspected by Captain tfinnis. They will go lo Chrif-tchurch early in May to-be reviewed r-y Sir lan Hamilton.

Akai-.oa Tost Office.—The Postmaster, Christchurch, and District Engineer paid a visit to Akaroa yesterday, for the purpose of inspecting tho work done in the new Akaroa oost office. They motored 07er nnd re ; f umed to Christchurch in the afternoon.

Peninsula Bams—We believe Mr Eobert Latter topped the sales at the. Christchurch Ham nnd Ewe Fair,'held yesterday, with his exceptionally fine line of English Leicester rams. Tbe sales were—2l shear English Leicester rams at 6J<?s, 5 ditto 6Jgs, 20 do. 64gs, 15 do. CJgs, 5 do. sig3. The 100 rams averaged 6sgs. Mr J. O. Coop, Little Eiver, sold 100 one shear English Leicester rams at 3gs,

Beauts Pbizk"- Mr" F J. H'll has kindly t>iven a decorated cake as first prize for the mole be«'uty show in connection with the Mtaroa Athletic Fports on Easter Monday. Tbe cake will be displayed hi tho window of the Kowhai Tea Booms. Mr Mann lias kindly* gWen a basket of assorted meat as

second prize.

Cmcus at Akakoa.—A very fine pro gramme will be given to-night and tomorrow night at the circus, to be held in the paddock opposite the Grand Hotel, Akaroa. Tbe management has secured tbe services of the marvellous Alton's Hurdle Act. Another feature of tbe show is the riding of Coo co, the wild horse, and £1 will be given to anyone who can ride th ll horse for SO seconds, Performing dogs are always interesting, and Miss Lyndhurst's troupe are well worth sc ing. • o N,Z. FC-M.ISG Championship.—Mr P. Hannan. the Australian sculler, has written to ■Mr George Wbelcn asking for a match. ?,Ir Hannon was to have rowed Mr Fogwell for tbe New Zealand Championship, but Mr F.-gwell bas decided to forfeit the race. Mr Hannan suggested Wanganui and Auckland as best cnuraes for gate money, ard preferable to Akaroa Mr George Whelch informed us ha did not intend taking up the match. He had his boats burnt in the Akaroa Bolting Club's fire a year BfO, and considered ho would have to spend «, lot of money on gear, and that tbe training would be a great loss of time. 801-e-n's Bush Doomed.—All lovers of native trees will learn with regret th-.t Boleyn's Bush in Stoney Bay West will soon be a thing of the past. This lovely pieca of bush was bought by the late Mr J. Bo!»y-i over fifty years ago, and has been left in it? virgin state up to tho present tim>? On Wednesday next, April Ist, Mr Fred Heal!>, of Chorlton, starts sawmilUng in this btvb, which is now owned by Mr J, S.,Bolejn. There will be enough timber to keep the mill going for three or four years. Tbe mill has been ereoted by Mr Heath, and'/ vpivthing is in order for the opening diy. This piece of bush is tho last of any.size on the Peninsula. A 20ft log on Ekids will be prepared for the opening day.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4382, 27 March 1914

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4382, 27 March 1914

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