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— # r— THE TIMARU DEMONSTRATION, I The numbers of the Akaroa Fim Brigade who attended the Conference and demonstration at Timaru bad a most enjoyable time. It is a great experience for the Brigade to compete in the various comic iticns. Unfor innately, owing to a bfeakdi wn of one of the main", *b.e competitions bad to be postpontd

for half a day, and some of tbe events for which Akaroa had entered were not got off till Saturday. As a number of the team had to leave uvat day, it meant that the Brigade oould only enter for two events. In the event. Two Mon Coupling, A McFarhne and W. Pool were luckisr than many other pairs and passed the test time. It appears that if the two men took| rocr , than a certain test time thpy were disqual tied altoga'ber A number of teams were thrown out. but the Akaroa team passed t»e fi st test. In the class for 5 men. Hobh, ReM, and Ladder, the Akaioi ieiim wjre eleventh a very good p»r formance cons dering the number of entries They were only 14stc« behind the winning [ team

At the Conference, Mr C Goodwin' superintendent of the Akaroa Brigade, whs elKji- d senior Vice.F resident of the Aoci 'ent Branch Society.

Trie value of attendance at strations is considerable, and it is hoped the Akaroa brigade can compete in the ompetitions being arranged by the Canterbury branch association. The first competition will probably belheld about October next

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AKAROA FIRE BRIGADE, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3403, 5 March 1915

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AKAROA FIRE BRIGADE Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3403, 5 March 1915

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