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AMUSEMENTS. UNDER ELECTRIC LIGHT. Hayward's Weekly Pictures ODDFELLOWS , . HALL. Special Announcement. To-night! To-night! -'r-nnvfils" "OiioVadis" (8000 ft) Tbe Eternal City under Nero. The Burning of Rome. Nero Singi while the City is in Flames.

"QUO VaDIS" is a picture play master* piece, 'j he story of the Koman Empire, told ■by the master hand of Henryk Sienkiewtea in his notable bdofe, and scarcely an incident in all that great work, the omission of whioh would blurr the understanding and mar the beauty of the author's conception and treatment, has been allowed to drop. It is a pif.tore remarkable for ite beauty, its extent, its completenese and its magnificence To the s'ory told in "Quo Vadis," which is well kcown, the picture brings added delight. They transform the written word into aotuality, and the charaotere are presented by actors oJ rank, with realism end triumph of representation This is evident in every detail, and is shown alike in ihe magnificence of Nero's sumptuous feasting halls, the splendour cf the'great Amphitheatre, the gatberiog of the Chrietiaoe in tt c Catacombs and the lowly dwelling of the humbler figures in the great moral conflict The banquet given to Nero, a scene of mad revelry, is an impressive section of the great film. Again, the spectacle of Rome burning is one of awful grandeur, and while the grand and beautitul city is flame swept to destruction, Nero comes forth to si' g. This is ono of the most thrilling sections of the film, as iB also the brilliant scene presented by the packed Colosseum. Tne view of tbe great arena, with tbe thousands of spectators, ie also magnificent pioture. Here are seen gladiatorial contests, chariot racee, and .the might of Uraus as he overcomes a wild bull upon which the maiden Lygia has been tied, In to this Arena are driven the doomed Chrie. tians, and to them are loosed twenty lions. The traßic death of Petronius and Eunioe, his faithful slave, and farewell banquet, g yen in accordance with tbe prevailing custom' is followed- shortly by the end of Nero, hastened by the hand of a blave. DON'T Miss the opportunity of Seeing this WONDEBFUL PICTURE. NO EXTRA CHARGE. PRICES AS USUAL.

H. MATSON & CO. ~ LITTLE RIVER SALE TUESDAY NFXT, 20th. WE Solicit ENTRIES for tka above Fixture. H. MATSON & CO, W D WILKINB & SONB. LTD ■jiOR SALta—afcairoa Suburbs, HOUSE JD 8 rooms Cowbyre Shed and 1 aore o land Price £700. • t-\OR SALE—Akaroa, HOUSE. 7 rooms Price £400. £50 depo&it, balanoe easy terms • IjlOR SALE—IOO ACRES FARM. £25 J per aore. Deposit £400, balanoi eacy terms, rriOß SALE-FARM. 125 ores. rice Jj reajonabl* , , terms easy. W. D.WIHiJNS AND SONS AKAKOA AND DTIVAUCHELLE

PUBLIC NOTICES. TECHNICAL SCHOOL. will commence as followa :— v Dressmaking --Monday, April 19th , c ~" j m. Woodwork—Tuesday, April 20, at 8 p.m ALEX. GRAY, Hon. Sec DENTAL NOTICE. I WISH to inform my Peninsula clients that I have m*de arrangements with M r A P 0 Williamson, of Cbristohuroh, . o take my practice at my "Rooms, Lavaud Street, Akaroa, during my absence with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, B. A DEAIiSLi Surgeon Dentist. KOAD~I3OARD NOIICEsT AKAROA AND WAINUI ROAD BOARD. NOTICE is hereby given that the Ten per cent. Penalty on Unpaid Rates is now payable,, and will be cued for without further notice, together with the amount of the rates if not paid BEFORE Bth May, 1015. G. H. O'CALLAGHAN, Clerk to the Board.

AKAROA AND WAINUI ROAD BOARD. ELECTION OF THREE MEMBERS. PURSUANT to Seotion 7 of "The Leeel Elections and Polla Act, 1908," and its amendments, I hereby eive notice that an Election will be held on FRIDAY, the Seventh day of May, 1915, for the purpose of electing THREE Member of the Board in place ol Messre George Armstrong, Robert A. Pettigrew, and William D. Macphail, who re tire by titluxion of time; and I hereby ap* point the Board's Oitioe. Duvauohelle, as the place, and THURSDAY, the 29th day of April, 1915 (before nocti), as the day (or tb e nomination of Candidates for Ruoh ofiieeDated this 15tb day of April, 1915. O. E. O'CALLAGHAN, Returnicg Officer,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3451, 16 April 1915

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3451, 16 April 1915

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