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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1914.

Cricket-A match will be played r\ Dv vauchelle on Saturday between Wairewf and United Baya clubs Akaroa Boating Club-In the semi final of the A.B.C. singles 15. Staoles (ser) heat L Armstrong (3sec/. In the final rowe'i! Inst nipht D Checkley (7sec) beat E Staples (ssr) by two Kneths Dcvauchelle Hall Coupant At the Pen , insula Horse Show yesterday, the lady'r. sfall in aid of the Da/aucheile Hall netted £11 3g Gd Lauge Shark.—Mr W, Pool naught o 10ft shark at Kobinson's Bay the other day. When opened up the shark wms fonncl to contain whole heads ofhapuka not eh :wed up at all. Waikewa County Er.ESTioNS —Much interest was taken in the Wairewa County election, I eld at Little Kiver on Wednr;d'vy last Messrs J. O. Coop, J. Chapman and T. Thompson were elected for the kittle River Kiding, and Messrs J. F Bud; \nan end T Feather for the Kinloch Riding As the result published elsawuere shaws ihnre was very big voting, FißE.—On Wednesday nifjhl, ntiou* ''0 80 pm, the Akaroa iirebell rang out ];vvns fnnni that there was a iirn in Mr J, J. Wa'ker's section in Jolie street n'.nii A rubbish fire hid bfien smoulderi- g. an I the h-gh wind had .caused it to pring n : g*in. Mrs L. Oitely's residence was in dungp--. ami had the lire been allowed to go on :inni< '-t -ste;l the house m'ght have gone. The I ,;aroa Fire Br gad was'promptly on the sceir.i and put the fire out, Borough Water Ruiuta-.—There is no shortage of water in thn Borough jus' nmv, judging by the report of Cr Fyfn wh i ha= been watching the re-ervoir. Nevertl.slrss, careful attention should be given to c.o serve all available water. There are two lc< kages in Balguerie street from the wat i supply. and these mnsj account more or less for a fair amount of water, A Tropical Rain.—On Tuesday ni ;ht a soft rain se in which resolved ifceelf i ito a heavy tropical shower on Wednesday morn, ing. By S a i.v. the rain had cleared nwiy. but a fall of nearly half an inch was recorded A noticeablo feature of the rain was the rapid rising of the creeks accounted for nm'mibiy by the fact that the rain was exceedingly heavy on the higher levels. Ellesmerf; Electorate—Tho Hon. R. H. Rhodes has had excellent attendances at his electoral meetings He spoke last night nt the Motukaraia Hall Fie speaks to-night at the Springston Hall, and to morrow night at the Springstan South school. On Monday he will adrJmss tho Wainui electors at 2 p,m and those of, Duvauohelle at 8 o'clock the same evening. Trap Accidknt-While driving to the Dv vauchello Show yesterday, Mr A Tholning met with an iieeident, Irs horse shying near the culvert p;ist thn bic bridge naar the Show (.t und, and throwing himself nnd his daugh ter ou l Tfcio trap turned completely over Mr The'ning received snne obrapions on the chin, but hfcs daughter was unhurt The horse drngped thn trap pome distance bo fore being etocped and sra-ished it up badly' < The horse was not seriously damaged " IJ

S)j; JosiCT'ir Waiid. Sir .)osc|)li Ward will speak at Akan>a to morrow eveninjr, iiiul ,'it Lit.tlc ltivev at •! \>.n\. Ho will l»o cntoiDained at. dinner J>y the Akaroa lioionuh Council at G.'.W p.m. at the Hotel Metropole on Haturday.

A Phintfp.r TCtihok.—ln our issue of Tnes ! ftfiy Novem'er K'th in thp course of an of the sale of Mr K. Latfcer'H Auction Rn=iric!=? to T c '" fiw Zealand Loan & Mprcantilp Arency Compnny Limited. Mr Latter rpprc-pnted n a saying of Mr. Baxter, the Mnnsiper of thfi Loo 1 Branch of the N T pw Zea'and, Loan & Mercantle Af?enoy Coropnn.v. Limited : "In, biiPinePS yon can f»b=olutf>ly rely on him Hβ is! a hiR skip and when he sny« "no" lie means it " We mast for an oh" vious typographical error. The words Mr T.svttpr used wore "He i=> a bit scotch etc Thp Symbols for "big pfcife" anri "bit scotch" are very much aliko, and our coinpo=itor f p " into a blunder which might have bspn oJl'ensive had it nof occured in the fiourss of a paragraph which the context shows w<l3 intended to be laudatory.

PuF.?ENTATiox—At the conclusion of the afternoon service at Eobinron's Pay on Sunday la"t, pj. whifih Mr Frank wns invitpfl to attend tn meet the peop'e and friend? of tbo district. Mr W. W. Williams presented on behalf of the residents of the district, a case fi'?olid teaspoons and tongs fmclospd in a very handoomn casp. Hn refpiTed (o the aood work done by Mr F, Arm=trnncr, and to tho affection in which ho war helil by residents. Mr Armstrong thnnk°d them all, and Raid the presentation c<l m" to bin as a Rnrprise. though a plonsant oiir H' n!sn thanked t,h"m for the kind words thfiy had ppoken about him. An nrl. jnunimpn't was then matin to Mr W. William's lion-p. where a most sutuptuou? vepast was enjoyed by all.

Akauoa Co opf.rativr Buttf.r Company.— A. iniM;ting nf Uie Direotois of the above Cora jmnv wns held nn Tnesdav evsninj;. Prfiaent

Mes=rs (chairman). Cunnineharn, Williams. Broelvrie, Dierrk. Lawrence Mm !:eH, and the manacim , . Mr Jndd- The chair mnn rppoi'tfcl that Mr C H. Flavell hnd taken up the duties of secretary. 'Attention was (Irnwn tn the tact that two or three of th° fi r al call monies were ovprdiie, and it wn? tleeid"d thnt Fpcretary be instructed tn collect snma. It wns rosolvcd .that lid per !h bn pa d out for huttevfat for September and Octobpr. Tenders fnr cartinpr were opened, and that of T. Lawrence accepted for the veor, A resolution was adopted that the Dairy Commissioner be written ti requesting thnt an expert in home Reparation methods he sent to the district to give instruction. After passing accounts the meeting terminated.

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1914., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3454, 20 November 1914

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1914. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3454, 20 November 1914

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