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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1914.

Little River S.M. Court,—The next Bitting of tbis Court will be held before T. A, B. Bailey, Esq,, S M,. at Little Biver on Tuesday next.

Wairewa Count* Council. -The monthly meeting of tbis Council will be held at the Chambers, Little River, on Tuesday.

Launch Running.— Notice re running of launoh to tbe Military Sports at Barry's Bay tomorrow (Saturday), is given elsewhere.

Weekly Half Holiday —Owing to the military spirts being held at Barry's Bay tomorrow (Saturday), the weedy half holiday will be observed in Akaroa that afternoon in place of Thursday. Tiik Fallacy op No-lioense.—Mr H. M, Stewart will lecture on the above subject ou the Peninsula beginning with Pigeon Bay to-> night. A complete programme of Mr Stewart's tour of the Peninsula is given in our advertising columns.

Little Rivek Billiard Room —Tbe residents of Little River will soon bo the possessors of a publio billiard saloon, from which they sbould derive a certain amount of pleasure. The building is now in the oourse of construction on the Maori land on the main street of the township, and is the property of Mrs Robinson, of Little RiTer, The Late Mr Scarborough —The Akaroa Borough Council received on Wednesday evening a handsome picture of the late Mr Scarborough, who enjoys the distinction of beina tbe first Mayor of Akaroa. This portrait was handed over to the Council by Miss Winnie Wright, on behalf of her mother, the late Mr* A. Wright. The gift will be much appreciated, as Mr Scarborough was one of, thejold identities, and did much to further tbiJprogtcM of Akvoft.

Peninsula House Show and Pastoral Association. — A meeting .of the general committee of the above Association will bs held at the Council Chambers, Duvauchelle,

at 2 p.m. tomorrow. Akaeoa District High Fchool.—A meet ing of the committee was held on Tuesday evening; present—Messrs J. R. Newton (chairman), Leete, Dodds, Munro, Lewitt and Fyfe. A letter waa reoeived from the i Akaroa Borough Council, to effect that I twenty-five yards of screenings and fi.ur j gallons of tar would te supplied at., cost price. It was resolved to call tenders for the asphalting of the school ground, to be in within a fortnight. The chairman reported the clocks had arrived, but had not yet been hung. Mr Dodds reported lor Mr Hull tbat Mr Haigh had made a pr -'if of the flagpole of the old school. A vote of thanks wan passed to Mr Ha'gh for his • ift. Mr Hill sent word the atit.n iance was improving, especially in tha infant room. I decided to vote 10a out uf the jjicmu fund for music Wainui Tennh Club. The second oriiiunl meeting of the Wainui Tennis Glib was held on Saturday evening in the Library Hall. Mr Newbegin was in the chair, The | balance sheet showed a credit balance '. of £6 lis 6d. The offioers for tbe year | wore elected as follows:—Patron the lion H. B.Rhodes; president, Mr Newbegin; vice, j presidents, Mesdames Sloane, Wright and ! Hooker, Dr Cantrell, Messrs Conway, Maguinnes3, Rates, Mulcook, Warner, Done ; van, H. M'Donald, J. Kennedy L. Wrignt; j secretary, Miss L. Conway; treasurer, Musi Machonochie; auditor, Mr Murdoch; cap-1 tains Miss Conway.and Mr Buckland ; vice- ! oaptains, Mrs Buckland and Mr K. Maphail ; I committee Messrs Rodgors, Haylock, D ! Wright, and E A, Heyders, Mrs D. Wright, i and Misses Warner, Roxburgh < and Elaylock.! A vote of thanks was passed to Mr nnd Mrs ■ Newbegin for their kindness and help during [ the past year, and they were elected Ife mem- j berg of tbe oltib. A most suocesful oponing ot the season was bold yesterday. Anu jaber of , members of the Akaroa Tennis Club had decided to accept tho Wainui j Club's kind * invitation to be present j but owing to there being no half j holiday and the opening of the bowling season falling on Ihe same afternoon, it was found impossible to get up a party. A very pleasant afternoon was spent and some en. joyable games played,

{ Prohibition a Success.—Mrs Harrison Lee Cowie, the well-known temperance re' former ancl speaker, visits Akaroa on Monday A lecture is to be given in the Oddfellows'

Hall. Akaroa Land Sale.--The sale of 2£ acres cf land, situated just outside the borough of Akaroa. and next to tbe Borough Council's quarry reserve at the north end of the town, is reported, the purchase being at the rate of £100 an acre The land is Bteep, and is part of the D Ojley estate recently purchased by Mr G. Hammond. Mr J. Woodill was the purchaser. I irxLß Fiver Railway Station.—The renovation of the Lit'lo River Railway Station is now nearing completion. The building has been extensively repaired and repainted on the in- ide The new post office room which has beer, added to tbe railway build ings h now in use, aud, though small, is more convenient than the old arrangement for carrying on the postal business. 'Ihe outside of the railway building is now being repainted, together with the other railway buildings, which will considerably improve their appearance. The FiiircTOßAii Bolls.—The main rolls I for tbe coming election closed on Wednesday. who are desirous of coming on i to tho euppl mentary roil are advised to have i their claims sent in at once. Forms of en" I ro.ment aro procurable at every post office, I and electors are advised to read through the directions on the back of same carefully. If these are followed out no mistake oan be ; mad p. A common error is to have as witj ness a person who is not himself on the roll. I Another one is to omit the date. A numbor | of claimants also fill in the questions in lead ! pencil instead of ink, ancl tbis renders their ' names and addresses much more difficult to ji.ec'pber. Any postmaster oan witness a ! claim, so that electors should find no diffi. > oulty in having their claims witnessed. It is i also to be remembered that every eleotor | who failed to vote at the last eleotion has hie I name taken automatically from tbe roll, and I must be reinstated. We believe a large nam ber who did not vote last eleotion will come to tbs booths thinking they still have the privilege cf a vote and find too late that their names had been erased. Thousands havo tried "NAZOL" for Colds in the Head. Bronchitis and Influenza and prefer it to any other remedy, because it is prompt in its action, effactive, and does not disorder the stomach.

Akaiioa and Wainui Road Board—Tbis Board meets at usual hour and place, on Saturday (tomorrow).

Peksbyterian —The Presbyterian service at Duvauchelle will not be hold on Sunday, as Rev. J. w. Hayward is conducting service at the camp at 2,30 p.m.

Demolition of Akaiioa School Building— This work is also completed, and the con* tractor has hai almopt phenomenal success in selling the old materials to the farmers ot the district He says he has a few more job lines to dispose of at great sacrifice 7

Visitors,—There is a steady flow of visi* tors to Akaroa, and so far the season does not compare at all uafavourably with pre' vious ones. It has been suggested that the war rr ay make a difference in the number of visitors, but it will probably brine more out' side visitors to New Zealand. It is always noticeable that people do not travel a3 muoh as usual about eleotion time, We believe that aftei tbe election the hotel and board' inphouse keepers may expect a good season as far as visitors are conoerned. People will not travel home to England and the Continent, and the result of the war will be to make people take a sho.'ter and cheaper holiday,

Akaroa Butter Factory—A maet : ng of the directors of tbe factory was held yestei; day; present--Messrs A, J, Turner (chair man), Dierok, Cnnningham and Lawrence. It was resolved to accept the Kaitangata Co.'s offer of two truck loads of coal at price quoted, tbe company to supply bag 3 and pay freight from Lyttelton. Mr E. C. Jonee, of Robinson's Bay, interviewed tbe directors re carriage of cream from Duvauchelle, and an arrangement was oome to re same, A number of shares, amounting to 100, were allotted. It was resolved to forward the 45J boxes [of butter donated to tbe Fo?d for Britain Fund be forwarded to Lyttelton as soon ac possible. Accounts amounting to £1250 were passed for payment, It was, resolved that the storekeepers be informed I that, owing to rise in price, the wholesale prioe of butter would be ls Id from the 15th, subject to rebate of Jd per lb if paid before 10th of the month The secretary (Mr G. IW. Thomas) sent in bis resignation, which \ was accepted with regret. It was resolved to let part of tho manager's house not jo cupped Arrangement for appointing a j new secretary was left in tho hands of the chairman, It was decided that on tbe clay of the official opening of tbe factory by the Member the shareholders be oalledgtcgether to discuss matters affecting the company.

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1914., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3444, 9 October 1914

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1914. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3444, 9 October 1914

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