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OUR CREEKS' CONTRIBUTION TO THE RESERVOIR.

m >ak . iiu 8w lor• iiifi.imni't, siipjjoriFtl thf 100,1', U'A • !">?' soiU'' half cfoK n v;)io t.oc;k mv vi- w, ailvucui.iig i'U c.n:-ciD" to fide us over dry sea-cms. L«- m-j here say, as to the frequency of these, tbit youv late leader on one water power, rightly said that three sum mere cut of the !ant sis havevbeen dry. Should Mr Armstrong write again, I trust he will argne tb-> question on its merits, and avoid pei'Pona'itirs •Misrepresentation" is a worn rint. »li(;wed iv Parliament, whiist ■bare {■(•■ A falsehood," which he char ed me wiih in h previous letter, is unheard ofI lie reiM'.al Ktd would not dare utter it in ■he HouS, even in the boat of debate, yet Mm. Miyor pfipetrates the insult in writ nt, rinii you Mr Biiiior, allow this language to , stain your oolanina. Wiihin Parliamentary limits, one can deal so severely with au opponent taat descending to aliua ia unwise; impolitic!, and diseredhab'o—l am, etc., W. H, HENNING.

TO THE IiiHIVR Sir, —In issue of 2Sird instant the ivlayor me with "mitrepresen'.ation" as t.-> what, he saui in the Council on the above subject Wot having, been present Tat thif meeting, aii I had to go on was the ."Mail's" report of what hia Worship said: Hβ wa* very much surprised to find a good fl»w (in the Grchan oreek). It was fnller than the Calgueri." Mr Armstrong explains ia his letter that be referred merely to the flow of the respective creeks below their inta!;e?,"but there is nothing in the word or their context to olviw Ml' , ! : I*»r-p'nva > !-ri jj n oj jlistl' ~ ,1 ... -.'•;, i.v... j. him. Ma/ I surmise that it suited him better to go on this side issue than to tackle tbe mMr purport of my letter—the iquanrterin? if £1000 in linking up the Grehan creek? lin the dry summti , heforo last, the lurfecBalgneri signal y.failed to keep tbe res?r\oir Koing, was it not either folly to expend this Inipe Bum in bringing a smaller ere* k to ita aid? Time has answered thi's-beyond con, ttovrsy : the watei of tbe combntft crc-eke bavirg kept the entitle gi'icg but ball' time (or the putt two or thiee inoDlbs to the great inconvrnierce of us all, both in the bouse and in the unligbted gtreets From report of the touncii's meeting we leorn that it is now propoEeti tn instal a tuciion pas f)ant at cost « f atout £750. Ibie is whai I edvociued in y our columns a year ato inetend of throwing a way money on the Greben ; but his War s bip beat ibe big drum co fuiicufly in favour 0 \ his hobby, that seventy odd ratepayers, I

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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3402, 2 March 1915

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OUR CREEKS' CONTRIBUTION TO THE RESERVOIR. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3402, 2 March 1915

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