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The Akaroa Mail, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1914.

AitAiioA. County: Council—This Council meuta on Wednesday next at usual hour and place. Elle mere Electorate.—Mr 11. H. Rho'its will address the electors at Green pnrk School tonight (Tuesdaj) 'and at B"-oadfielda School on Wednesday, He :-pcl;n at Wainui yesterday afternoon ami at Duvauc'helle last evening. PitESBYTEHtAS'.— Mr Hugh McDonald of / Wainui, took thn sf-rvices at J.'igeon Ray. I Dusauchelle and Akaroa, nn Sunday, in the absence of tho Kov. .1 W. Hayward, wlio is at'pnduig the Presbyterian General Assembly at Dunedin. Lyttelton Electorate —&Fr M. J. Miller, lieform candidate for the Lyttelton pen', begins his campaign on the Peninsula this week; lie speaks at Lo Bon'a on Wednesday (to*morrow) night, Okain'a on Thursday night, Little Akaloa on Friday night, and Pigoon liay on Monday night. Okaim's Bay Kactohv,— Tho Okain's Bay Cheese Factory niado its iirst payment to fiiippl'ern for tbo teaeou on Novemboi , 20, whf-n the a*nount paid out for September and October supply amounted to £liao It wll to remembered that tho factory also gave it& first ton of cheese to the Food for Britain and Belgium Fund.

I'URXiTUKic Salk.-Messrs W D. Wilkins '. A Sdds will huid p- clearing sale of Sir ■ Whi'e's furniture at D"vauch' He t.i'morrow at 1 jJO p.m. share Particulars may be st'T-n elsewhere in this issue. Tiih Akauoa. it.ucwAY —In conversation with His Worship tim M iyor and the Akaroa County Chairman, Me Bruse, Sir .Toferh Ward said he thruuht in constructing tho. riiiiway to Akurn i there should he a number ; of spirals similar to that on the North Is- ; land ! Main Trunk line. This h< , thonpht wouUl at rac f ' nvuiy to make tho journey to Akaroa as it had attracted those on the North Island main trunk line. ■ ; /iKAiiCA Boating Ci.uh—' ! ha following crftws have been picked for the Akaron Kp»atta:-Senior Pnirn and Doubles, H Newton (sir). Cyril Walker (bow) ; Maiden ; Doubles, Herßisnn (str). T McGuire (bow) ; Youths' Doubles, D Checkley (ftr), E Staples (bow) ; Maiden Four, T McGuire (str), A S Hiimmond and L Armstrong; Youths' F-.ur, D Check"ey (str), E Staples, I and R Walker. Loss ff a Hok-h. -Mr W. Phadbolt, of J Akaro.i, had the mi-foit'ine to lose hn J bi-i-od mare Nornh. She was over in' Flea Bay, and was expected to f.sal shortly. Mr Fhydboit wen , over to see the mace on Sun day, and found a stone had rolled down and broken thn mare's leg She had to be shot. This horre was Iho dnro of the eh g Comet, whirh won pecand p \'ap. in the class for two-vsar olds at the Duvauchelie hhow last Thi rs'lay. ReiJICF Op PIUTAIN ANTI BELGIUM FtJND — At the show nt Duvauchelie on Thursday, Mr T. W, Wi'.; ins oliered, on behalf of Mr H. Bell, of Atvui. llib, t f cherries given for the Relief cl' Britain and Belgium Fund, The cherries were put up in four lots and realised £v!f> -I- , . The following were tho pa!(F:--R.-n. Rhodes, U2\ D. Baxter, £2 3<; Ct Han is, £5; Ralph Coe, £3 as: Luke Wricht. £1: Dyer, £1 2s ikl; R Latter, ):i; J. 0. Coop, iil 12a GJ ; J. H. Williams, £■2; W. H. £2; A. T. Mason, jCI; J. R. Williams, £11-; R. H. Rhodes, £1 ; Kobinson, £) Is. Penixsci.a Honsi: Snow a>;u Pastoral Association. —Messrs Forbe? it Co,, Ltd., of Lyttelton, pave a trophy for the winner of the best, homemade bread at last Thursday's show. This was won by Miss M. Ware, of Okain's Bay. In tho sheep weight gues=ing competition the correct weight was 541b. 2..z, ' were four equal in the guessing, which was follows: —Mr T. Shepherd's 541b., J, Cairns, 0. Hunt and A. Tholni/ig nil 5-llb. 4ojs. Mr F. Armstrorig won the most points in the ilower section, securing four iirsts and one second. Mrs H, C. .Tacnbson was second, with four firsts. Mr Araistronc also won the first prize for 12 roses at tho show, with Mrs Montgomery second, and in the class for two lettuce Mrs Barker obtained first prize and Mr F. W. Williams '-'. In the class for six varieties of sweet, Mrs A. Reed obtained seoond prize, Suiciuk in Pigeon Bay —A man named Augu"te Petersen, a Russian Finn, aged 33, was found hanging to a tree by a leather ftrnp in Mr J. 0. Hay's hush at Pigeon Bay on Sunday. It was estimated he had been hanging for fifteen day s - An inquest held yesterday before a ju'.v, if whom Mr B. 8 Hay was foreman and Mr J Pettigrew, J,P, i acting coroner, returned a verdict that the I I deceased met his death by hanging himself j while temporarily insane. Deceased, who ' hes only hern in the Dominion a short (imp, I was shearing in Holmes Bay. The jurors | handed their fees to the coroner, and asked | that they be paid into the Belgian Relief) Kundi . ■ J

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The Akaroa Mail, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1914., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3455, 24 November 1914

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The Akaroa Mail, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1914. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3455, 24 November 1914

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