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Akaroa Tennis Club. -The Akaroa T< nnis Club will open the season on Thursday next. All members and friends are cordially invited to atterd. There will be general after noon tea. Aehbukton Reserve.—Yesterday word was received from Ashburton that one of the houseß on the Akaroa Borough Council's Dromore Reserve, occupied by Mr E. Digby had been damaged severely by the late gale. The town clerk, Mr G. W. Thomas, left yosday for Ashburton to inspect the damaged house. New Eobinson's Bay Wsaef—Mr J. D. Bruce, Akaroa County Chairman, received word from the Postmaster-General, the Bon R. Heaton Roodes, yesterday, that the loan from the Post Office of £900 neoessary for the construction of the Robinson's Bay new wharf and road was now available. The Post Office a fow weeks ago wrote stating that they could not advance the loan owing to the war. Stbanded Seal.—On Thursday last, a grey made its way to German Bay, arriving in an exhausted condition. It died Boon after it made the beach, The seal is about seven feet long and two feet across the body, Aparently it had not been tampered in any way, and it did not show any marks where it had been attacked by any sea monster. The Beat is now lying on the beach, and has not been touched by the residents, though undoubtedly its skin is a valuable one.

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3445, 13 October 1914

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3445, 13 October 1914

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