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Tijiukr Bo&t—The s.s. Invercargill an rived in Akaroa on Sunday evening with a cargo of 73,000 ft of timber from Murray river, Stewart Island, c v-pigned to Mr JD3eph Vangioni. After disc .urging her cargo trie boat left for Dunedin. Befose in Creeks,—Something should be done to prevent residents from throwing kittens and fowls into the creeks rnnning through the Akaroa Borough. On Saturday I morning, there was a large yellow oat and two fowls lying in the Balgueri creak. They had no! washed up from the sea, but had been deliberately thrown in. Some action should be taken to prevent a recurrence of an act so dangerous to the general health. War Intercession Services.—At the evening Herrice at St. Peter's Church, Akaroa, on Sunday, Bey. A. H. Julius alluded to the poor attendance at the weekly war intercession s°rvicfis held at Akaroa on Tuesday evenings. He said that in most other places these services were well attended, and he hoped that in future more Akaroa people would attend. Akaroa Regatta.—The hon. seoretary of the Akaroa Regatta (Mr C. W. Leete) has received word through the local agent bt the Union Steam Ship Company, Mr W. H. Henning, that the Akaroa Regatta Committee's request that the Union S.S. Company should send an excursion steamer to Akaroa on Regaita day. December 16, had bnen referred to the Christchurch office o f the company to the company's headquarters at Dunedin. The agent in his letter points out that, as the Borough Council has not yet lengthened 'he new wharf to allow ex> cursion steamer 3 t"> come alongside the wharf, a tender will be required to land the excursionists. The Hon. R. Heaton Rhodes has been written to, asking him to use his influence in getting a steamer to Akaroa on Rpcatta ■ ay. The Mayor, at the last meetin" of the Regatta Committee, stated that probably before the 1915 regatta the new wharf would be made half as long again, and as the large excureion steamers like the s,s. Maori could get their bows into the end [of the present wharf, excursion steamers would then be able to he alongside com.- I fortably. The old loan for the building of 'the new wharf will expire this year, and as | soon as it does a new loan will be applied for to carry out this work. on—— —»■■ ■ MiniinimMiMim" "" ' I

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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3453, 17 November 1914

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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3453, 17 November 1914

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