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LOCAL AND GENERAL.

Sale DAY.-Friday is Sale Day at Durau chelle.

N.Z. BAK.WAY3.—Notice re goods and pai oels traffic to Cass are given eleewhere.

Wekas fob Kahuna Bush.—Some time ago Mr H. G. i>. ii, M:P.. asked the Hon. X, Heaton Rhodes, Minister of Tourist Resorts, to send some wekaa to Christohurch to be liberated in Kennedy's Bush. On Friday tbe Minister telegraphed that f.ur wekas had been forwarded. ,

Le Bon's Bat Eoad Board.—Three nomin ations have been received for the two vaean.' ciea on the Le Bon's Bay Road Board, and an eleotion will be held on (Saturday, May 2nd. The gentlemen nominated for tbe two vaoanies are Messrs. F. Aldridge, F. Elliot, and A, A. Macpnail.

The Weather—Od Saturday afternoon, easterly weather sec in, heavy rain clouds settling on the hills and a slight drizzle fall , ing. On Saturuay night the wind veered to tbe south east with heavy showers, Rain fell intermittently throughout buaday and yesterday. The Government rain gauge re 4 corded a fall of .9 inch from noon on Sunday until noon yesterday,

Quoits —The Peninsula championship for quoits is going to be settled next Friday evening at Little Akaloa, when the Duvauchelle quoit team of ten members will visit Little Akaloa, and try conclusions with the looal champions, A really good contest is expected to eventuate, and both teams are putting in a lot of practice.

Peninsula Saleyakds Company's Bdild' mas.—An additional office is at present being added to the Peuinsula a Haleyards' auctioneers' offices at Duvau'ohelle, The new office will be occupied by the National Mortgage and Agenoy Company, and an improvement will be effected by putting a gate at the end of the verandah leading into the saleyards paddock;

Babbit SnooTiNO Expedition.—On Wed nesday (tomorrow), Mr C Pool's oil launah Waiuui will make an expedition to Rapaki, Jjjtteltoh, and take the party who hold ilieir annual rabbit sh.otiog on the Pore Hills. The party will consist of about nine or ten persons, and it is hoped the weather will be lavourable for the expedition. The party had exceptionally good snooting and weather iit it year.

Poet Levy—A very pleasant function took place on Friday nigiit last in the form of, a surprise party, who rushed on Mr and Mrs Enkson (wno are BUortly leaving the Bay) with a view to making them a tmall presema t.on from the residents. Master Loo Field, iv makiug-the presentation, said that it was a. till times an acknowledged fact tc at Mrs Krikson was in tihits of sickness, at the beck and call of everybody, and her departure would be severely felt by all iv the Bay. He wished them every success in their new home. Both Mr aud Mrs Eriksen suitably replied.

The Fishing Inbustry—"l have neyer been satisfied that the men who do the actual ..fishing are the men who receive'the money made from the industry," remarked the Minister of Marine (ttie Hon, P. M; B. Fisher) when speaking to a deputation of fishermen at Helensville on Taesday last, "Whether there is afhhing ring or not 1 am not in a position to say, bat I mean to go mto the question of supply of cheaper flsh to the publio, bihH am going to make full enquiry. I am glad to see that the Auckland Uity Council is establishing municipal markets, and I hope the result will be to enable the actual fishermen to get better value for their work, aud the public to obtain cheaper fish." c

&UMMIT Road Association.—Messrs Peter' een and Company, of Ohristchuroh, have presented to Summit JKoad Association a complete t.et of meteorological instruments (says the "Press"). These are to be installed at the caretaker's house at Kennedy's bush, and the observations taken will be of undoubted v,.lug. Mr George Milne has ullered the jtk-octafcion several hundred ribbonvvood tree plants to plant on any of the reserves the Association ha.a under its care, or any of the reserves under the control of ths Beautifying Association. Mr B.C. Drurey, JDist iot Bur, v.eyor, has received instructions from head, quarters to proceed with tho ourvey of the Summit road from Cooper's Knob as far as Gebbio'B Pass. The grade pogs have been put in already on this stretch of the road. Mr E. C Drurey, Distiict Surveyor, has also been instructed to put in the grade pegs from Gebbie's Pass to the Kaituna-Port track saddle, and theneo to the Fort Levy.Kaituna Saddle. This is the firet step towarde the linking upjof the Akaroa Summit road with the Port Hills Summit road, and when the link is complete a new route betWeen the city and Akaroa will be provided.

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Mt. Herbert Codnty Council.— jletsvs P.; Pamford and Geo. Wallie have been nominated for. the vacancy on the Mount Herbert County Council. A poll for the election of one member will be taken on Thursday at the old Boad Board office, Tedidingtou, between 9 am. &ni 6 p.m.

Application for "Posipeys."—The owner ci our local mascot " Pompey " received applicatiou last week for i six chicken penguins, as he understopd Mr L. J. Vaugioni had a rockery of "Pompeys" at Akaroa. He made the magnificent offer of two and six pence apiece, and was evidently under the impression that "Pompey" penguins were as common as "moulty hens" in the district.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4391, 28 April 1914

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4391, 28 April 1914

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