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LOCAL AND GENERAL.

Sale Day—Friday is Sale Day at Davau chelle's.

Akakoa Bbckeation Ground— she Akaroa Borough Council made a start yesterday with the draining of the Recreation Ground—a much needed work. It is intended to drain the ground towards the main pipe in the centre.

Belief fob Bbitaih Fond.—A meeting of ladies will be held in the Akaroa Borough Chamber* at 3 p.m. on Wednesday (tomorrow) for the purpose of forming a committee to arrange re disposal of gifts of clothes, etc., for the Belief of Britain Fund. A canvass is being made of the borough for clotheF, and a good return is expected, as the cause is such an excellent one.

Boating Accident On Wednesday three men nnmed R. Seston; J. Ses on and J. L win were fishirg in aflat-bottomed boat in Hiku raki Bay, when it capsized in the surf, They were washed ashore near Little Kiver, but it was found that Bay Seston had broken his leg. He was attended to by Dr Pembe tm, ami was oonveyed in Mr J, Coop's motor-sar to Chrietcburch Hospital, where he wae ad« mitted on Thursduy morning.

lor Children's Hacking Cough at night, Woodß' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6, 2/6

S.S: Brisbane—The s.s, Brisbane arrived in Akaroa on Sunday with a large cargo of conl consigned to Mv B. W. Hcnninß,

Ellebjiekk Licensing Committee.—The quarterly meeting of the Ellenrnere Licensing Committee will be held at the Courthouse, Little Kfvjr. today.

Babkt'b Bay —The installation nf the whey butter plant at the Barry's Bay Factory is almost completed, and the Factory intends starting cheese making on Thursday next, fcieptember the 3rd, which will be the eanist start on record at this factory.—The graßß in this locality is very backward, but lit is to be hoped this easterly weather will improve matters. Thk Weathkbi—On Sunday morning heavy-showers of rain fell clearing away at about 10 am. Eainset in again on Sunday evening and continaed until early yesterday mornirg, The rain will do a great deal of good as it was a warm one, only a small coating of snow and sleet falling on the high • pst points on Saturday night. Before noon the sun broke out and the afternoon was a. bright mild one.

Good Motor Boad —The Wairewa County Council has spread the main County road from Cooptown to the railway station with shingle brought from Birdling's Flat Motorists declare this makes the very best roadway for cars, the stones being all smooth and not cutting the tyres l.ke ordinary metal. It strange that this shingle, which is lying in heaps at Birdling's Flat, has not been used before. It may not be very enduring, but it makes'the ideal motor road.

Main Akahoa lioAn Closed—The Akaroa County Council's crusher ie in position at the Watorfall Gully, near the Hill Top, on the Barry's Bay hill. An effort has been made to place the crusher as far off the road is possible, and the motor-oare are still using 'he road. The metal will be carted on the road from Btewart's upwards, and it will be rolled and screenings put on later.

The minstrel boy to the war has gone, In the rank of health you'll find him ; Woods' Peppermint Cure he is depend ing on. And he left his cough behind him. Don't leave home when abroad you roam Without a Btook olose by you, For health is vict'ry you'll all agree, So don't let sickness try you.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4425, 1 September 1914

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4425, 1 September 1914

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