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Hocket. ~The Akaroa V.c-u'i Hockry Club have received word that the Addington Hookey Club will _ l.»y ihe local players on the Recreation Ground on Easter Saturday.

Peninsula Lames' Hockky Association.— The annnal meeting of the Peninsula Ladies' Hockey Association will t>v held ob Wednesday, April Bth, at 230 p.m. at the County Council Chambers, Duvauchelle. Peninsula Tkchnical School.—The sessions for the Peninsula Technical School are advertised in another column, and the dates f commencement are as follow ;—Dress makin, Monday, April fi ; cookery, Tuesday, Ayrif 7 ; woodwork, Tuesday, April 21st. All classes commence at S p m.-

Bivlb Shooting.—The annual prize shoot ol the Wainui Defence Eifle Club -will be held an the Wainui range on April 7th and Bth Tuesday and Wednesday next. The com petitions for each day will be concluded on the dajb e_un, so as to allow these to compete who are unable to be present for both day? Riflemen are cordially uvited to attend the shoot.

Akahoa Bowling Club.—An interesting match was played on the Akaroa Bowling' Club's green yesterday afternoon, when Messrs'Hatrinpion and Munro challenged the bolder* of the A.B.C. badge?, Messrs Bayley and Armstrong, The was: Harrington nnd Munro 2-5, Bayley nnd A»ra strong 15. The losers have again challenged, HarriDgtoa and Munro,

Akahoa Men's Hockey Club.—The Akaroa Men's Hockey Club held their'opening day yesterday, when there was a good attendance of players, and a scratch game was played, An Akaroa team will play German Bay next Thursday, and the Akaroa team to play Addington on Easter Saturday will be ohosen on the day's play. Ckoquet—Miss Buckland won a tonrna*

ment for Bixon the Akaroa court on Wednes

day. She played off with Mrs Thomas for Mra J R Newton's tropby—a handsome bowl

Mrs Thomas won the match. To-day, a Kai tuna team of players, and the Akaroa players will meet tbe ordinary car at the Hotel Metropole and adjourn to Mrs E, E. Lelievre's residence for luncheon. Play will start as soon after lunch as practicable.

For Children's Hackiog Cough at night, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6,2/6

Sailing —The Akaroa Sailing Club's race

yesterday resulted as follows:—Dotterel (scr) beat thoSparetime (.min) by _&rjrin, winning by half a minute; Sparetime was second boating the Rover (Bmin) jjby 12 mm. The Wafcerbsetle (2rain), and liona (6'min) also started. The breeze in the early part of the afttrnoon blew almost with the velocity of a gale, but it died down in the latter end of tbe race to almost nothing.

Akaroa Post Office.—The brickwork of the foundation of the Akaroa post office,is now almost completed, and ihe woodwo k will commence within the next day or two. Yeßterday a bottle containing the .igtiatuns of tho builders, workmen, several resident;; in the town, tho clerk of works, and an "Akaroa Mail" were embodied in the brick work. The foundation stone of the new building will be laid by the Hon. R. H, Khodeß, Postmaßter-Geaeral, on Wednesday next.

Daly's Wharf Improvement—The iw proving of tbe approach to Daly's wharf is oeing pushed on apace, and the cement wall, now reaches right aoroas Balguerie street and halfway across the Borough Council's section The filling in ha 3 commenced, and wh;n completed tho surroundings of the wharf will be very much improved, The wharf itself is nearing completion, the shelter on the end ol the wharf and the staging only having to be completed. The new Daly's wharf will be a valuable asset to tha Borough. The wharf will be opsded by the Hon, R. H. Rhodes on Wednesday next.

The FauiT. Industry.—Mr G. Armstrong, Mayor of Akaroa, returned from Christchurch yesterday after visiting the orchards, belonging to members cf the Canterbury Fruitgrowers' Association. He was much impressed with the up-to date methods used by the Christchurch orchardists in the care of their orchards. Tbe Association has extended an invitation to Peninsula residents to make an inspection of their orchards at an early date, and probably -a party of tho<e interested will make a vi-it to Christchurch with this object in tbe next fortnight. A report of Mr Armstrong's impression of, the Christchurch orchaids will appear next issue:

Dovaucheij-e Reclamation. —For a num. ber of years past the residents of Duvauche 1 < Bay have felt the need for a Recreatio i ground in the Bay and a proposal is now current whi«h appears to be meeting wiih general favour. This proposal is that ton acresof the beach in the corner of the bay near the Somerset Hotel should bo reclaimtby ereoting sea walls and taking the filling from tho back ol the Somerset Hotel. The filling in of tbis.piece of tbe Bay would a« complish two very greas benefits apart from the usefulness of the area reclaimed. It

would greatly improve the appearance of tin bay. Tbe new ground would be sheltered i i this part of the bay, as the Onawe Pdninsi a and the ridge would protect it from the sou n west and northwest winds. Mich a groui-I would be of immense benefit to the reside) is of th- bay and the whole district.

Laugh, and the world laughs with you, Sneeze, and your friends all groan, For this good old earth has need of your mirth, It has colds and coughs of its own. Cougb, and you spread the coughing, Kill it with process sure. Laugh you thall laugh with pleasure If you take Woods' Great Pepparment Cv i\

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LOCAL AND GENERAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4384, 3 April 1914

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LOCAL AND GENERAL Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4384, 3 April 1914

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