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Akaroa County Council.—A meeting cf this Council will be held at usual hour and place on Saturday next.

Akaroa Municipal Baxh3. —The steps ficm the mens platfoim at the Baths have ccme away from the and tbe epring board has been broken. A number of repairs arj urgently necessary in the baths.

The Wedebell Bankkuptdy—At tbe Supreme Court on Monday, before Mr Justice Denniston, Blr Kaymcnd, X C appearing for I ouis Joseph Vangoni, applied for an ordir adjudicating James Percy Wederell, of Akaroft, hotel proprietor, a bankrupts Ihe order was granted.

Obituaky—The news of the death of Mrs Robert Black was received Inst wt-'elc. D* ceased wa!» well Known in Akaroa as the sister of Mrs Paitisnn, and she tpent many months at the Akaroi Manse Nopiiii-u----lara arrived of the onus of death, but her hueband's sad death through a fall from his horee was a great shock, and she has boen ailing ever since

ME3SAQE FKOII THE KINH OF^BeIQIUM.— Mr Cyril J. Ward, Acting Consul for Belgium in Conterbury, Marlborough, Nelson and Westland, has received an official mes sage from His Majesty King Albert and the Belgian Go ernment, express ng their hearty tbanks to their compairiots, and to the people of New Zealand, for their very kind sympathy and generous assistance to Bei gium in her hou: of trial.

Peninsula Chlese on, F.oahine.—Mr B, Latter received ii»e followiug telegram oh Monday from the Hon. R, H. Rhodes re cargo of Peninsuk cheese on tbe Ruahine; —"Have just returned from wharf, where 1 saw cheese taken out of the Ruahine from Barry's Bay, Pigeon Bay, Okain's JBay and Waioui Factories. Wet, but otherwise undamagp-d."

Clearing Sale—The N.Z. Farmers' Cooperative Association will hnld a clearing sale cf Mr F. Taylor's furniture and eileets at bis residence, " Glenlisla," Jolie street, Akaroa, tomorrow, at 1 p m,, not 1 30 p.m. as previously advertised. Tha furniture includes a very iine selection from seven rooms. The property will also be put up er:ale, "Glenisla" being one of tho-moat beautifully situated In Akaroa, and one of the most convenient and well equipped in every way. Launches will run from the bays to the sale to-morrow.

TouiusT Traffic to Akaroa.—There seems to be no lack of visitors to Aknrda thia seai son, and we believe that the hotels and boardirghouses are being booked up fairly heavily for Christmas. Ths war will pro. bably have the effect of a larger number of tourists coming dowji to Akaroa. Praotically no one is traveling to Europe for pleasure trip 3, and tbe Amerioans are travelling extensively to Australia and New Zealand.

Labour Day at Akaroa —Labour Day wrb observed as a close aa Akaroa, only the Post Office being open. A large number of Christ' church people came over on (Saturday for the week end, and tho hotels and boardinghouses were well filledi On Sunday afternoon a large number of the visitors aviiled themselyes of the excursion to Scenery Nook. As there was an afternoon train on Monday the balk of the visitors left by oar early that afternoon. The opening of the Akaroa Boating Club was held in the afternoon and the annual social in tbe evening

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LOCAL AND GENERAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3448, 28 October 1914

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LOCAL AND GENERAL Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3448, 28 October 1914

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