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LOCAL AND GENERAL.

& Banks Peninsula A. anij P. tending exhibitors are reminded that entriws close with the secretary to-morrow (Saturday).

WiiNui School.—Tenders for'painting the -chuol buildings at Wainui close at 4 p in. ■>n '1 uesday next, tenders to be addressed to '"he .Secretary of the Board. . Bullock 'nits-Mr W. F. Pa.'kinson and K. J. Flemiu o "ere the only competior3 for the two classeß tor bullock teams at the Met ropolitan Show ' HBisTcHOBCH Mails— Owing to Show Day being held today in Ch istchurch, there will be no mid-day train from Little River. The mailß for Christchurch closed last night at 8 p.m.

Pkksonal.—Mr Kobson, of tbe "Lyfctelton Times" staff visited Aknroa on Tuesday, leaving again dn Wednesday morning. Ho inspected the various po'nts of interest with tqe Tpwn Clerk, and expressed the opinion that as a tourist reßort Akaroa was hard to beat. „;«•£' ,;.j,,. The Prime Minister-Mr W. F. Massey addressed a large audience of electors at Pu , kelrohe on Wednesday night. Ha was accorded a great reception and a vote of confidence in him and his Government was carried amidst enthusiasm, Mr Massey left for Wellington after the meeting. Leader of the Opposition.—Sir Joseph Ward, Leader of the upposition,, is delivering several addresses in Canterbury, and intends visiting Akaroa and pi', ing an addross. Sir Joseph Ward has never been in Akaroa before, though he has frequently paid visits to Little River. Concrete Kebbing and Channelling. - Now that the Grehan Valloy extension of the electric light scheme,has been completed, it is expected that the Akaroa Borough Council will make a start with the work of con° creie kerbing and channelling in the Akaroa Borough. Old School Site.—For soma time past nothing hus been heard about th« school site, l'here is no doubt of the value of this section as a reserve for the borough. It would enhance the appearance of the borough enormously if this conld bo acquired and beautified as the Br tomart Reserve was. We understand a majority of the townsi people are in favour of the acquisition of the section, and con-ider it would be a great abset to t'-e borough in a fow years' time. The Weatheb.—After two warm days the weather chunged to the south-west at 2 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. There was a violent gale of wind, and rain set in, The rain continued all- night in showers, a total amunt of .27 inches falling There were several storms of hail, which were felt mo o severed in the southern end of the town, and it is expected that the fruit will be pitted, at. it was by the hail last season. Penin.sola Roads.—The fallowing road re ports received by the secretary of the Can terbury Automobile Association arc Mattering to the Peninsula roads:—From the Little River lo Akaroa district, all the roads are in good order. From Hill Top to Barry'e Bay e!ay hao been put on the roads, and in wet weather will be greasy and slippery. From the Pigeon Bay Dirit.ict, roads from this bay to Little River, and also to Duvauchelle Bay are in first-'ctass order.

I'eninsola Horse Hhow It is notified elsewhere that entr es for the Association's Show close with tbe bon. sec. (Mr G H, O'Callaghan), Duvauchelle, or Mr C. w! Leete, Akaroa, on Monday next, November 16. Tbe Mayor of Akaroa has declared Thursday, November 19, a whole holiday to enable residents to atteod the show. Wairewa t'ourm Council. -The triennial election for this Council takes place on Wednesday next, November 18. Messrs J. C. C Gebbie and W, F. Parkinson were I Mecied unopposed for the Kaituna Riding, There will bo elections for the other two I ridings. Messrs J. F. Buchanan, J. F. Eahey and T. Feather have been nominated I for the two vacancies in the Kinloch Riding, and Mi-ears G. Barolay, J. Chapman, T. Chapman, J. 0. Coop and T. Thompson for the three vacancies in the Little River Riding. EiiECToiiAL Rolls. - The Provisional Un numbered Supplementary Roll for the Elles' mere Electorate haß been issued, and those electors who wish to see if their names are on the roll may consult same. In many cases people believe they are on the roll, but, if there is uny doubt, they should look up the lately issued rolls. W boiieve a number ; will go to the polling boithe and find, they 1 have no vote. There is still time to get on j ( the Supplementary Roll. I ]

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3452, 13 November 1914

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3452, 13 November 1914

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