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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1914.

Sal* Day.—Friday ia sale day at Duvau ehelle.

Tmihm—Yesterday Miss C. Narbey won the LtdiM* Binglea in the Akaroa Tennis Club'e tournaments, beating Mis 3L. Van. gionl, tanner op, s-6, 6-3, 6-1. , Ene'i Bibthdat—To-morrow (Wednesr e»y), being the l OTereipin'e birthday, will be obierved as a publio holiday. . BffViooHauut Pdblic Ball.— The new publio hall at Duvaucbelle will be opened on Friday, June 12th. at 8 p.m. by the Hon. R. Heaton Rhodes,, Postmaster General. The cp#n«ng function will be followed by a dan«e-

-'• AccrDßur at Duvauohkllb.—MrJJos, Barwick, of Ouvauchelle, had what might have beeo a severe eooident last week. He was ratting out hay from a etsok when he fell: He bad the presence of mind to throw his inito away as he fell. Hβ landed on the top of bis bead, but though he wae badly shaken no bones were broken. He escaped striking a post and rail fence by inches. Had he encountered this he would probably have baen seriously injured. .

Akahoa High Schooi, Eibrabt.—Yflßferday khe.firit fnetalment of works for the Akaron District High School, comprising some 100 fcooki came to hand. These, inolude the works of Diok«n«, Thackeray, Scott and maoy others of tbe well-known classics. The hooka were proouied by the grant of £20 from the Akaroa High School Board, and should be of great benefit to the scholsra. Altogether about ISO booke will be obtained for the aum voted, and the other 50 bare to be Imported from England.

Pbbsoxal; - A party. oonshting of Mrs Geo. Kearney, of Gough's Bay, Miss Kearney; Mr? F. Kwney.of Panaßar, Misses MVangioni, 9. andL. Leliavre, of Akaroa, and Messrs P Kearney and T. Lelievre, leave for a six weeks' tour of the North Island, visiting Aueklend, Eplsrua and all otfier places of in. tercet. Some of the party left forChristchurch -Mr W. Brace, of Wanganui, bro of Mr J. D. Bruce, of Akaroa, arrived iD Akaroa on Saturday for a short visit to Banks Peninsula,

Okaih's Eiy Whabf EoAD-Tharoad to the n«w wbarf seuma to be a constant source of Irooble, and at present there is a big wasbOUt wbieb. renders the new wharf useless for cargo landing. It is intended to build aeon crete wall to hold the road, but every time a S«l«%r de^ t0 d ° * h a heavy sea breaks down the embankmont before the conorete is put in. The old wharf can still !u"t h-A. °"f° can only be lande< * there at high tide fn oalm Heae. The new wharf is only useful for passenger traffio now, and will continue to be until the sea allows oJ tbe eonptruetion of the concrete wall.

United Fin* Bbioades Badges—At the fcnnntl ball of the O.Y.C on Thursday last his Worship the Mayor, Mr Geo. Armstrong' took advantage'of the occasion to preterit the Asiociation badges sent by the Uuited Brigades .Association of New Zealand for presentation to those l>dise who had waited upon the tablet at the oitizons , banquet held ■luring the annual Conference of Brigades at Akaroa in Maroh. His Worehip thanked the ladies for the splendid manner in whioh *»y ad come forward to help at the ban. rid be was sure the firemen had thor-

appreciated 'heir aotion in doing bo. rhe Aeeooiatjon had asked him to extend to them all their hearty appreciation. He Mked Corporals Brace and Latter to present the badges to the ladiea. The badges are in the form of email eilver brooches, and these Akaroa ladles 6DJ"j the distinction of being the first ladies in New Zealand to be presented with the Association's badges.

Fer InfluMjEa lake Woods , ' Great

Peppermint Gnre. Never fails, 1/6, 3/6

Myiiater Jane had oronp again, And so had Doris, too; Bat mother's never anxious now Sine* she knows what to do. Bhetocki the darlings up in bed To make the treatment enre, And keeps them right all through the night, Wlib Wood* , Gnat Peppennin Cure.

Continuation of Hews on back p?^

HccKKV—A taam from the Akaroa Men's Hockey Club will visit Christohuroh to.mor , row to take part in the Canterbury Men's Houfcey Association* s'X'a.slde tournament.£

Elle jiKiuc Licensing Commutes,—The annual meeting of tb« Ellesmere Licensing Committee will be held .in the f.'A. Court, Little lliver. to-day, at noon.

C.V.C. Camp—lt ban been definitely ar , ranged that the annual auxiliary week's camp held by the mounted men in the Penin sula and Ellesmere districts in lieu of so many daylight parades and parades for musketry, will take place at Barry's Bay during the first week of October. The camp will probably be in the obarge of Captain Overton and will be held in Mr R. Latter's paddock on Barry's Bay flat. The ground is a most suitable one for the camp, being flat with a pood stream close by. The Peninsula Horse Show Association will probably bold their annual Show at tbe time of the camp to enable the troopers to exhibit the many fine horses that belong to the trpopi. This will add a great deal to the Association's 1914 Shew. v -

Fifty Years Ago—The following item from the "Lyttelton Times" of May 28th, 1864, i-i of interest to Peninsula readers: — The launoh of a fine ketoh from tbe yard of Mr James Wilson, Duvauche'le's Bay, Akaroa, took place on Monday, May 23. Tbe vessel, which *7as built to order of E. 0, Latter, Efiq,,kf'66ft in her keel, IBft Bin breath in her beam, 6ft 6in depth of hold, and about 110 tone builders' measurement. Mrs Tatter named tbe vessel the Spray, breaking the oustomary bottle of wine. A number of visitors from Akaroa and elsewhere were present, everything (including the vessel) going off imoothiy.

Meetino of Liberals ih Little River — On Friday night a meeting of Liberals was held in the Town Hall. Owing, however, to the want of. advertising, the attendance was not as good as it would otherwise have been. Mr G Barclay was voted to the chair. Mr G Radford proposed that the other districts of the electorate be written to with a v 'isw of unity of action, and to see if they can propose the names of likely candidates (carried) Mr J. Harty proposed that Mr v> itty be in , vited to Rive an address at Little River (car ried). The following resolution was moved and carried unanimously—"That this meet-* ing viewing with alarm the retrogressive measures of the present Governtnnet take steps to secure a candidate to contest the Beat in the Liberal interests at the next eleo' tion for tbe Ellesmere electorate."

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1914., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 2 June 1914

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1914. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 2 June 1914

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