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LOCAL AND GENERAL

Akaroa BoROUgH Ejection.—Nominations for two extraordinary vaoancies on the Akaroa Borough Council, close at noon to-day, and an election, if necessary, will be held on Thursday, May 29th. - •

Rifle SHOOHKO-The Banks Peninsula Rifle Association's Championship Meeting to have been fired on the Akaroa range on May 25th has been postponed indefinitely.

When baby is restless at night with stuffy nose and head, sprinkle a few drops of "NAZOL' on night gown, and it will act like a charm;

Military Ball -The annual military ball In connection with the Peninsula Troop ol the C.Y.O. will be held in _the Oddfellows' Hall, Akaroa, on Thursday next, May 28.

Educational.—At the meeting of the North Canterbury Education Board on Wednesday, Miss E. R. Choat was appointed in charge of the Wainui School.—Mrs R. Ding/ wall was appointed to the Gebbie's Valley School. J

Personal.—Mr James Hay, of Christ church, for some years Chairman of the Akaroa County Council, is spending a few days at Akaroa, and is staying at the Bruce Hotel.

The 'Weather.—The weather is very cold and wint y. Heavy ram set in on Wednesday night, and veste-day morning the hills were oovered'with a thick % coat of snow. There seems every pro.-peot of a severe winter this year, the first for some years past. The Borougn rain g.iupe reoor ded a tall of 83 incheß yesterday morning.

Akaroa Street Lighting.—'J be street righi-mg of Akaroa is a credit to a small uorougu It is no exaggeration to say it is as well lit us any placa in New Zealand. There are many large towns in the North Island liotoiie quunei as wall lit, and tne Auckland Btreet lighting suffers severely by comparison with that of our Binall sown.

Unfoundeb Rumour—We have bean re quested to contradict a rumour con tantly stated that on a collection being made for a public object the collector retains something for the trouble of collecting. We can only say that tbe rumour is as base as it is un true, and those who make the suggestion are the only ones capable of acting in the way they impute to others, Such unworthy motives act in a very detrimental way to the , w. rk of kindly.disposed persons.

Enrolment Signatures.—ln view of the coming Parliamentary elections, and in

consequence of the enrolment of electors,

a word of warning is given to persons who are oalled upon to attest the «i{>nature of an elector on an enrolment claim. It is pointed out that before a witness should sign the form he should either Actually seethe signature made or obtain a verbal declaration to

that effeot. It sometimes happens that a person might produce the claims of several members of a family for an elector to witness.

In that case the witness could not comply with the regulations although the person might claim the genuineness of tbe signatures.

Messrs T. E. Tavlor & Co.~Tho old established firm of T. E. Taylor & Co., Wai iti House, Akaroa, is shortly to undergo a ohange by a dissolution of partnership. The Drapery Department is to be carried on in the name of "The Economio Cash Emporium " under the management of Mr F. Taylor, while the Grooory Department will • till be in the name of the old firm. It is i absolutely neoeßsary to reduce the gigantio stocks whioh they are at present holding, and it has been decided to hold one of the Greatest Realisation Sales ever attempted in Akaroa. Bargains will be found in every department, and no one nhould miss this opportunity of, purchasing for cash under such favourable circumstances. The sale commences to-morrow (Saturday), May 23, and oontinues for one month only.

lor Children's Hocking Cough at night, Woods' Great Peppeimint Cure, 1/6, 2/6

Continuation of News on back page

Be judge and jury and give "NAZOL" a trial. There can only be one yerdio —"Ab. golafely competent to cure colds, influenza, bronchitis, and nasal cattavh "

Akakoa High School Board.—At the meeting of the North Canterbury Education Board, Mr W. X.'Virtue was appointed as the Education Board's repvesenlative on the High School Board.

Peninsula. Rugby Sub,Union.—At » mepting ol -h* d-.nterburv Football Uni. n held on Tuesday evening the Peninsula SubUnion wrote protesting against the Canter, bury fub'Union dealing with Dierk's rein, statement without reference to the Union. It was decided to write apoloßisinß to the Sub.Union in connection with the matter

For Inflgenza take Wonds 1 Great • Peppermint Cure. Never fails. 1/6, 2/6

Football.—The match Akaroa v. Little Akaloa, to have been played at Akaroa on aturday lest, will be played in Akaroa on Saturday (to-morrow), weather permitting. In the Little River division Te Kotahitanga meets Wairewa,

A Greek Impostor.—Yesterday's papers contain a Press Association message from Auckland with regard to the imprisonment at Opotiki of a Greek named John Layitchande, who has made a campaign of New Zealand for fundo in aid of the Greeks in the Balkan War. Residents will remember M. Lavitehand's vinit to Akaroa, where he collected a fair sum. The man had been drinking heavily, and was sen. fenced to a month's imprisonment with hard labour. ,

"NAZOL" cures Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis Influenza, Nasal Catarrh, or Cold in the Head. It never fails. 60 doses 1/6. Get a Nazol Inhaler.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4398, 22 May 1914

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LOCAL AND GENERAL Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4398, 22 May 1914

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