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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 1914.

Akaroa Footham, Club - The annual meeting of the Akaroa Football Club will be held' to-morrow evening at the Akaroa Borough Council Chambers at 7.80 pro. All members and intending members are rci quested to attend.

Akaroa Magistrate's Codiit.—The monthly sitting of tho Akaroa S.M. Court will be held before T. A. B. Bailey, Esq,, S.M., on Wednesday (to-morrow).

Peninsula Land Salj:.—On Friday next at the Duvauohelle monthly sale Messrs H. Matson & Co. (in conjunction with Mr R, Latter) will offer the property belonging to tbe estate of the late Jeremiah Hunt, at Pigeon Bay, in four lots, including the homestead block' of 415 acres, with ten roomed house, and other lots of 85, 40 and 7 acres. Tbe lease of two Canterbury Coir j lege reserves of 35 and 3E£ acres will also be j offered at auction,

New Zealand Railwats—Notice re Bailway exoursion fares for the Easter Holidays is given elsewhere, Dbvauchelle Stock Sale.—The monthly stock sale will be held at Duvaucbelle on Friday, April 3.

Sailing.—On Thursday last four yachts took part in the sailing race, the results being Rover (llrnin.) 1, Waterbeetle (2min.) 2. The Bona and Dotterel also Btarted. Mo Saturday four boats started, the result being Sparetime (Gmin.) 1, Waterbeetle (2min.) 2. Dotterel (ser.) 3. The Rona also started,

■ Hockex.—The following will represent the A and B teams in their mutch on Thursday ntxt (opening day):—A Team—Goal, E. Staples; backs, 0- Rhodes, J. Pool; halves, !J. Lelievre, T. Lelievre, 0. Dierok; wings, B. Julius, G. Henning; forwards, T. McGuire, V. Armstrong, G. Armstrong. Emergencies—H. Crawshaw, N. Pllkington. B Team—Goal, A. Adams; backs, C.Fergus, L. Armstrong; halves, W. Pool, 0. Homing' way, 0. Ferris; wings, R. Walker, M. Daly; forwards, M. Lelievre, C'Walker, F. Homing way. Emergencies—D. Oheckley, J, Hayward, J, Munro.

_ Croquet.—A Kaituna team consisting of J; eiaht players—four ladies and fcir g< nflo I men—will meet the local club on tho Akaroa. court on Friday nwl Saturday nexv Thf- | following team will play for Ak irua: La lies doubles, Mesd/uneo Aimstrong and Thomas, and Mrs Bristow and Mi-s .tf. .TAcobFon, and, I Mesdaraes ~ and l'ilk:ng;on ;' c(.m bined doubles, Mrs )■',. »»:. Leiievre and F. I Armstrong, andMissF Vangioni and V. Aim* I strong; geutl men tloubl«>\ Messrs F. and V Armstrong, Thcri nil! bs a g?n- ---) era! afternoon tea -on the ground, land all members are requested to attend the match on Friday and Saturday.

German Bay Dvjiais.—The Akaroa! County Council ha 9 conducted negotiations with the J auds and Survey Department recently, with the result that the old block house reserve at German Bay ha 3 been con., verted into a domain, and a board of German Bay residents has been appointed to control same.. The reserve Itself is only of small area, and on it once stood the old blookhouso in which tho eariy settlers safer guarded themselves in the event of an attack by the Maoris. As tbe adjoining land is to be sold within a few months, the new German Biy Domain Board will, no doubt, be able to purchase some of tbe adjoining land,

and provide the residents of the Bay with a

domain sufliciently to allow them to use it for recreation purposes. The old blockhouse reserve is situated on the flat land close to the bfneb, and, with the pur chase of a sufficiently large area, a splendid ground will b H available. A rvound is very much rrquired in German Hay, a« there if no public ground theie at all, and it wiil be urgently required in years to come, The residents of the Bay are wise in providing themselves with a suitable ground, which will be almost invaluable in a few years time. The Board should be able to let the grazing of the ground, and thus provide a small income.

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 1914., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4383, 31 March 1914

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 1914. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4383, 31 March 1914

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