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LOCAL AND GENERAL

N.Z Railways.—Train Brrangements for the Dunsdin raots are publifhed elsewhere. A.karoa and Wainui Road Board.—The Board meets at usual hour aid place on Saturday next (tomorrow). Got'D PurcßS.—Mr J. C. C. Gebbie, of Gebbie, of Gebbie'a Valley, sold 2500 bushels of wheac at 6s 5d per bushel. In previous years 4a had been considered a good price. Akaroa District Hioh Fchool.—The vote of ths children of the school was taken yesterday .as to whethrr thpy should bave tbe usual picnic or vote £5 to ihe Belgian Fund. The vote of tbe chiidrori in favour of the gift to the Belgians was practically unanimous. Arako- Coontx Hacks.—Tbe Akaioa County KaeingsGJub is maki g great inrrove j meats to the track and buildings at Motukarara. The saddling paddock has been much enlarged. The secretary's office baa been moved, and eighteen loose boxes erected for horses. Altogether the Club has spent about £300, and it is not too much to say that now it has been improved the racing track is second to none in Cantesbuiy, Entries for the Club's meeting closed to-day, t\nd it is anticipated there will be good fields for the races on March 6tii. Belgian Fund—All those who wi;h to lake on active part in the Monster Harvest Fes" ; tival, to he held at Akaroa in March, are \ requested •to meet the Major in the Akaroa ; Borough t ouricil Chambers at S pm, on , Tuesday next. The following donations bave | l>eerj made ; —Mr A J. Turner has given the Material to make a Belgian flag (the black, } allow and red Aug) to fly on the occasion on i-:ib Recreation Ground. Mrs Quarterly, the v.ife of Sergeant Major Quarterly, now in £'gypt, has kindly offered to make tho flag. !| 'Size following have also been promised : One H beifer, <iwo latuba and £1 in cash At I'lha addiDgtoo Yards on Wednesday, | Masrrs £1. Matson &, i o offered a fat sheep fon feahalf of Mr J. Allen, nf Little River, tho proceeds to go to tha Be'glan Fund. It realised 22g. "NAZOL" taken on soma Fump3 of sugar and allowed to slowly disßolvo in the mouth will probably cure a Cold in thh Tbroat or Chest, For < olds in the Head it is advisable in addition to use a Nazol Inhaler and in iha:e through tho nostrils as directed. No oold can withstand this treatment—it must sacbumb,

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LOCAL AND GENERAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3477, 12 February 1915

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LOCAL AND GENERAL Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3477, 12 February 1915

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