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LOCAL AND GENERAL.

Sale Lay—Fridey is sale day at Duvau* chelle.

Akaroa S.M. Court.—The next sitting of the S.M. Court will be heard at the Court, house, Akaroa, before T. A, B. Bailey, Esq., S.M , to morrow afternoon.

Dauvachelle Danob—A danoa in aid ol the new Duvauchelle Public Hall fund 3 will be held in the new Hall this evening.

The Weather—After a long ppell of we* weather the sky cleared on Sunday, and both Sunday and yesterday were bright sunny days There was a heavy frost yesterday morning-

A Fortunate Gamblkr—A road making party was at work not 100 miles from Tau. marunui (says the "Auckland Star"), It was Sunday morning, and the 'Jtwoup" school was in progress. One of tha men was goiDg to the creek v/th his washing contained in a kerosene tin He was asked to take a hand in tho game, but at first deolined. Being pressed, however, he put down his tin of wafihing by the roadside and joined Hh had wonderful luck, and within a few hours had mopped up the current cash his mates possessed-a sum of £80. .He immediately packed his swag and made for the nearest railway station, whence he took train next morning fo Auckland, He spent six weeks, holiday, which included a visit to Welling, ton, and than returned to his old camp with nothing left, found his tin of soiled linen where he had left it, took it to the creek as as ho intended, washed it out, and dropped into the old existence as if nothing had hapipened.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4408, 30 June 1914

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4408, 30 June 1914

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