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PiiUJißEiis' Act—Notice is given elsewhere •■ < xamintiticn on March 19th and 20ih ' 1915- • • ] Sale Day—Friday is sale day at Duvan 1 N.Z Railways—Train arrangßmsnta re•h" Ohristo'.urch races are given elsewhere, MATHicuLATinN —Miss H. Doddn, of. the ' k\ioi!ict High School, has received w r<) tbat Rho was BueofSJful in passii'fr' the M«itiinalation Examination. This mf'ans that thR two pupils of the Akaroa District ( High Fchno! have passed the examination. j Okain's Bay- The new vicarage a» Okain's , is nearing completion, and should be ready <or occupation in a few weeks' time The dry weather ia having its effect on the pasi ture everywhere, Bnd some of the points are 1 very burnt up. The supply at the faoto-y ia depreciating rapidly as a result of the dry w«a'."or. Public meeting —Eeßidents am reminded ■hat a puhlio meeting will he held t >mo •• ow riiuht in the Akaroa Borough Cornell chflm. ' ■•rn>, 'o oonsider 'he pmpnsa' '' >>»l-' a m n ■ te- Biirvpst ' in March. A , :irn t— quf-atp.d tn attend. Pkbsonaii."The Pev. Jasper Smy' h , «vho been iu:iing a= locum tf-nens nt P lm»r ! s on Sou:h f r the P'(ft two nif-nths. lefi- ' n ThiM-KiK'' ttiOPniiß for StFWurt Tslar d. w . r.' w tins t'et-n e<igpg»d by the Piimate to luku services for the next three months. Gabden Party-On Saturday the Mayoress, Mrs G Armstrong, entertained the members of the Kennedy Company at a garden party, I'h" BW'b cl ; ff grounds ar<i very beautiful «r!b hcpiniup of ribbon woods, the kwns in;i fio^ei , gardens, and the visitors ex. pressed their ieligbt at the beauty of the sopne Croquet and hoop competition were played, the afternoon Jbeing much enjoyed by al| guests. • | Ciui-ounUN TiiiSTr.rr _ The following ex I tract from a circular ser t > " the Board of Afrrioui.Kr?, to all locnl boc'i \ and dealing! with noxious weeds, is of inter - mayj say, for yonr information, tha the Board | has been informed that the Cdlifornian thistle can be best dealt with by a very S'm- , : pie process in Agricultural districts—namely. | by snooting cavingß at threshing time, co as I to cover the,whole of the thistle. Merely putting straw upon it seems to have no effect I bun the cavings and tho gra>s exclude the air, and therefore the thistle cannot live Californian thistle is so general now that it may be worth the while of any farmer in your district to give this treatment a trial." Wainui.—The Wainui correspondent of the "Lyttelton Times" reports as :— "Grass-seeding is going on busiiy. t- : ome farmers have nearly finished cutting. Threshing will be general in the course of a few daya. The quality and quantity will be poor compared with former years. Great improvement can be noticed now in the pasture land and good feed for the winter is assured, farmers are now sending their lambs away and droves are frequently seen OD tbe roads. Showers of rain have been falling more often of late, doing muah good, but very boisterous winda have been prevaei Ngaio, June 20th. NAZOL LIMITED Dear Sirf, —T was suffering from a very acute form of, together with Sore Throaf. I w!\? depressed and slept bsdly, when a I'iend adviped me to try 'NAZOL." I had bought severe l other remedies, including a woli bnnwn eout;h cure but could not 1b- cured -'ISAZUL" gave me instant re. I lie! and my illness gradually left me, so that «I am aW ,, 'o eat and ekep wr!!. I cannot speak 100 highly of "N." ZOl."—Yours faith fuliy, John Cis»oi,.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 2 February 1915

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 2 February 1915