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The Akaroa Mail, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1914.

Akakoa County Council—This Council ' meota on Wednesday next at usual hour and place, ; Cocksfoot Citoi' Thore is every likelihood jof n great in the cocksfoot crop. Ab iii Duvauohelio a number of farmers huve been oblH e3 to tu»n 'heir milking herds into their cocksfoot patfdobkH owing to the shortago of feedj

Tile, j'.A.ui'ii <j!\ :u.da,y ku> miig a >vann rain eet in which continued till xioon, •icd did a great do-si towardf; freshening up tha pastures. MVro rain is wanted

Akahoa Sailing Cijob -The- Akaroa SaU , ■iig Ciub opened thy season yesterday wi'>h a club roce, when tho Waterbeetle won "aft?r a eond pail. In the oven ng tte members held a dinner at the Hotel Metro , pole, His Worship "the Mayor taking the mi air.

LrrxELTon Elkcoiute —In l.ill the •lunihei , on i.ha Yr-'ttellO'i main rind supple tnentary rolls 7GBU. This year tie mat n roll h?is 7435 name?, and the Kupolsmentar / roll 1119, making a total of is-551 Th ■« number is inclusive oE seamen's rights. At the by-elaction in 1913 GGS2 were on t'ae r)il.

Akakoa Eegatta—At Monday's meeting of Canterbury Kowing Association, the Vkaroa Kegatta programme was approved subject to the addition of a rule stating that nil competitors must finish between two (lags. It was further decided that the course mast be a rectangular one, and properly surveyed, and that the two liags ut the finishing post be the same distanoe apart as flags at tho starting post. The list of officials -submitted was approved, and Mr F D Kes - teven wag appointed the representative of the \ssoeiatoh i the regatta.

Aiakoa. Boating Clbj:.—A committee j meeting of the Akaroa boating Club was held in the bnathouse on Friday, 20thlNOvem ber, l'.)i.( Present—Mr T Lewitt (in the chair), Messrs C W Leete, L F Haylock. H R Newton. S W Hay ward, B Bruce and M Daly. Mr. Lswitt pioponed tind Mr Haylock seconded, that the Canterbury Athletic Club's Protection Association be written to informing them that it had been decided at our annual meeting not to joia the Association this year. Mr Lewitt proposed and Mr Hay. ward secondad, that Messrs T MeGuire, L Irmsfrjng, H E Orawshaw, M Lelievre, L F Haylock and M Daly be elected as the soeml committee for the season. It was de , cided to hold a flannel dance on Wednesday, 9th December.

Fruit Growing—Mr W J Courtier, Government oichard expe't, is paying a visit to the Peninsula. In tho course oE a conver , j sation with a verresenUfcive of this paper, ho said a number of orchadists were banging bottles on their fruit trees to catch the codlin rnotb. He bad examined these bottles and found plenty of moths at 0. flies but no oodlin moths, and he is of opinion that this method of catching tho moth bus been proved useless. He also suggests arranging for a Peninsula apple exhibit at the Gbrietchurah F'UH ami Chrysantnonum Show, to bs he'd on May sth and 6th, There will bo apples from every part of the Bouth Island there, and he thinks it would be a good idea to compare the Peninsula apples with those of other districts.

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The Akaroa Mail, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1914., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3456, 27 November 1914

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The Akaroa Mail, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1914. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3456, 27 November 1914

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