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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, JULY 3, 1914.

Satjj Lay.—To dey is sale day at Duvau" chelle.

Akaroa Borough Council.— Owing io the long Bitting on the Akaroa Borough bylaw case, the ordinary meeting of She Council was adjourned from Wednesday to Thurday even' ing-

Juvexile Court.—At a sitting of the Juvenile Court held by Mr Bailey, S.M., on July Ist, at Akaroa, some youths were admonished for doing injury to the old school buildings and inciting Btnall boys to break windows (herein.

United Bays Cribbage Club.—The second round of the United Baye Cribbaae Club's tournament was completed on Thursday last, when Duvauchelle and Barry's played a very exciting and evenly contented game, both scoring 24 games each for the evening. Tb* total scores at the end of the second round stood: Duvauchelle 102 games. Barry's Bay 96 games, and Piper's Valley 90 game 3. Arbou Day—Yesterday (here was a good muster at tbe L'Aubs Hill Keserve where 230 native trees were planted by the school children- The Mayor has offered a prize for thfl best grown tree. Hie Worship the Mayor and members of the Beservea Committee were present. Nearly all the trees planted last year are doing well,

Littelton Mooring Buoy.—Although | t moored some five miles from the inner har- r hour the shrieks of the whistle attached to ". the whistling and lighting buoy recently moored off Godley Head have been quite s < audible during the past two days at Glad-1 i stone Pier cays the ("Times"). In "ach | instance the sonnd has been assisted by a ra derate easterly breeze Oil-launch Kuaiiine,—The well-known i Akaroa launch Ruahine has been purchas-<\ ' by Mr C. Durham, of Lyttelton. who intends i to utilise her in the Diamond Harbour ferry | service. The vessel arrived in Lyttelton on | Tuesday after a "marc passage of a' over five hours. It is understood the late' | owner of the Ruabine, Mr B. W. Henning, is : having a fine new launoh built. i Collapse op Building—On Tuesday, Mr ; J. Vangioni's shed, which is being rebuiH by Mr J. J. Walker, collapsed. A start had been made wilh the framework, and the woik had been adjourned pending the approval of the plans and specifications by the Akaroa Borough Council. Evidently the walls wre not strongly enough buttressed, and they co!- ( I,'h- d The contractor, Mr J. J. Walk-r, w li be the loser by the co'lapse of the walls ■ r'l-soNAL —Mr G. 0. T. Armstrong. Fon » ivli- G-.'O Armstrong, Mayor of Ako,roa, is : f-.i" «>') 'caving Akaroa to take up his ren, dunce iifiur Hamilton on the property lately ■ p,;roh-iu-i by Mr George Armstrong Mr. ' .' Vγ. ti-'-n- has always taken a keen interest in Rprm. pspeciall.y hockey, and has been 1 Luii. r-'c of the Peninsula Men's Hookey i Assncin inn fince its inception. Mr Arm- ■ plf.vig i.i.-, al3O been ti rrcmber of St. Peter's th -,■'" ,- s'ry,for years, and lie will ' In- ,!in»ii missed in We wi.h him rvp, p' yci-i'y in his new home. akakoa Butter Factory.—Good progress I is ibemi! made with the building of the | 'kai-oa butter Company's new factory in ] Julie Bii.i-tt, The fpundation for tho build' ing is all in, and the work of filling it up to j where tbe concrete floor will be placed in the 1 factory is proceeding, the filling coming from the borough's quarry in Beaoh road. Tbp filling should be completed tomorrow, and the concrete flooring proceeded, with next ' week. The brick wall will go up an soon as I the concrete foundation is sufficiently set. ] Military Camps.—lt is probable that the . Peninpula Coast Defence Company will hold j a week's camp towards tha end of the yeart to do away with the necessity of holding ' daylight parades, as required under the Defence Act, It is proposed to hold tbe i camp in a convenient spot near Akaroa, and one of the sites for the camp suggested is on . the Armstrong estate, next tn the electric ' reservoir on L'Aube Hill. Nothing defiaite 1 has yet been arranged, but, we understand, | permission has been given for the use of tbe site propnspd. The C.Y,C. camp will be held on Mr B. Latter's property in Barry's Bay ( in the first week in October. 1

Angora Goats.—A line of stock, somewha' of a novelty at local sales, was ofiered at the Addington Saleyards on Wednesday (saya the " Press."; They comprised ten Angora goafs and four kids. They were Bold on behalf of Mr A. Barker (Loburn), and brought one guinea to one and a half guinea , -, the kids beiog given in. The buyers were Mrs M. Butherford (Brackendale), and Messrs A. E. Birdling (Poranui) arrl R. Coles (Grendaele). When tt came to trucking the goats they afforded some amusement by hopping over the fences and occasionally varying tbe performance by perch'mg on the top rails or running along them. Presentation—On Tuesday at the Akaroa District High School, Mr C. Hall, on behalf of the scholars, presented M'ss Lynskey with a number of handsome presents consisting of a silver trinket box, a photogrnph frame, a olothes brufh, nnd a small tray He voiced the general regret at her departure, and wished her good luck in her new school. Later Mr and Mrs C Hnll and the other teachers entertained Miss Lynskey to tea at the Kowhai tea rooms. Miss Lynskoy left on Wednesday to take up her duties at the Kaiapoi school. Her successor, Mise Wilkinson arrived in Akaroa on Tuesday.

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Boot and saddle, boot and saddle. See, tho Fun in the skies. S«p, tho dawn's awake from slumber, See the day's wide open eyes, Life's short day is freer, stronger, If we make our health seoure. Make the short day spin out longerDo it with Woods' Great Peppermint Cure,

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, JULY 3, 1914., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4409, 3 July 1914

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, JULY 3, 1914. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4409, 3 July 1914

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