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LOCAL AND GENERAL

Next Isfuk.—The next issue of the "Ake roa M.il", will appear on Thursdad next December, 24th.

» N.Z. Eailwats—Train arrangements for Christmas holidays are given elsewhere.

Obitcary—Mr Sorrenson, late of 1 iUIe River, and a brother cf Mrs Dominique, of Akaroa died at Timaru rec ntly Deceased who bad not been in good health, felt keenly the departure of 1 is son to the war

Thk Weather. After a dry spell, a heavy shower of rain fell early yesterday morning lasting up to 8. SO. a.m. The rain will do a great deal of good, and more is urgently needed.

Akaroa District High School—The primary and high echoed pupils of the Akaroa D -triot High School will break up for their summer holidays to-morrow. The school will re assemble on Monday, February 8, 1915

Telephone Shock - During yesterday's thunderstorm a resident of Akaroa happened to havo a telephone recover to his ear just as there was a brillianifc flaah of lightning. Ihe shock from tbe wire deafened him for nearly an hour afterwards*

Bed Cko s Fond —Irr addition to amount previously acknowledged., the Mayoreea has reoeived the following donations:— Mrs Wright 2s 6d; Mrs J. R Newton 15s 6d a Oristmas gift. Mrs Newton had previously d nated tbe fund ; but sent 15s 6d, as » Ch>istmaß gift. The Mayoresi has sent £11 8a in ail to this deserving objects.

Akaroa Boating Cmjb—A meeting of the Akaroa Boatint? Club was held in the eheds on Tueeday night last. Preseni—Messrs T Lewitt (ohairman), M G Day, H Newton, S Hayward, and T McGuire, A handsome flag was received from Mrs C W Leete inscribed with the letters "ABC" A hearty vote of thank* was aoorded to Mrs Leete for her generous gift An oooount of £2 8a wae passed for payment and conoludtd the business

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LOCAL AND GENERAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3463, 22 December 1914

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LOCAL AND GENERAL Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3463, 22 December 1914

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