The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 1915.
Akahua and Wainui Road Boaed— I-α election to elect three members of the above Board in piece of-Mesere G Armstrong. B. A Petiigrow, and W. D. Maophail will be held on May 7th. Nominations close on Thursday, April 29th.
Gift Belgian Flag —In connection with the Belgian flag presented to the Akaroa Borough Council by the Mayor, Mr B. Funnell hat, kindly made the pole which is of ironbark. The knob has been made out of a piece of wood taken from one of the old French blockhouses erected many years ago in fear of a Maori invasion
Gift fbom Akahoa Oddfellows. As a i:ift tn the Belgian funds the Akaroa Odd fellows have given the hall free of charge both for the concert given by Mr Alpers and for that conducted last night by Mr Cardston.
Auction of Fheep.—A Bheep auctioned at Okain'a Bay yesterday brought £7 12-. The sheep was given by Mr T. G. Wa c, of Okain's, and auotioned by Mr P, C. Webb, MP. The buyers were:-Dr Thucker, M P., £2 2s: Peroy Moore, £1 Iβ ;S, Gar. diner, £1; C 8. F. Moore, £1; 8, Gilbert, 10s ; J. B, 0. Tbaeker, 10s; C. B. Thacker, £1.
Pkksosal The death occurred in Welling ton on Monday of Mrs Wascof, formedv the of the late Mr Charlee L. Haylock, one of tho pioneers of Akaroa, aged 93 ypars. One oE her two sons ie Mr A L, Haylock, of the Lande and Survey Department, Welling , ton.
Bowling—Mr J. D. Bruce won the D C.L bowls given by Messrs Fletcher, Humphreys of Christchurch. Measrs G Armstrong, A H Wtfstf-nni, and J D Bruce were lelfc in the final Mr Bruce beat Messrs Armstrong and Westonra by the name score'-13 points and 3 bettds to go
Loyal Good Intent Lodge,—On Wedness -, day evening the Oddfellows' it Akaroa tender ed a social to the seven recruits fom Ak roa, who leave on Wednesday to join the sixth Re inforcementß. There was a good attend , anee and a vpry enjoyable evening was spent. Bro. Lnwrenoo N,G in a neat speech, spoke of the good men that were going, and said they had made excellent citizens, and he was sura they would make good soldiew. The Mayor also spoke, and said though he was sure they would make good soldiers he hoped tho war would be over before they got to the front. Mr C. Hall aHo epoke paying a high tribute to the young men as membare of various Eports clubs. The recruits entertained were B Bunny, S. Hammond, D, Hapdisidee, H Chalklin. L. Armstrong, M. Lelievre, J. E. Beatty, and F. Cobb. During the evening musical items were renderedi
Peninsula Technical Pchool -Claesac wi ! open on Monday next for dreßamaking, urd for woodwork on Tuesday, both commen cinq at 8 p m,
Akaroa Fire Brigade.—A gathering of mnnbers and several ex-members of Ihe Miiroa Fire Brigade was held at the Brigade station on Wednesday evening, the puperinpndpnt (Mr O. Goodwin), in the ermir. The <i!>j <H of tbe meeting ww to farewell two innbers of the Brigade Fireman Chauklin M\d Secretary D Handieides—who are le&v „ i»g far active service. Secretary Handisides formally resigned the office of seoretary of the Briaade. Hβ thanked members for their, courtesy, and hoped his successor would receive the same fair treatment. The super, 'ntendent, in moving the resignation be accepted wih regret, said be hoped Seoretary Handisidea would resume bis position nn his return. The motion was seconded by Fireman D. Langrope and carried. Fireman L Haylock was then voted to the position of secretary during the absence of Secretary Handisidea at the front. Trie two departing firemen were then entertained by the rest of. the Brigade, and an enjoyable evening was "pent. The two firemen will remain mem berg of the brigade during their absence.
Ddvatjchei/LE Show Geoond.—The steps taken by the Peninsula Horse Show and Past"i»l Association in seouriug the pad dock on show ground next to the Peninsula sale yards Company's yards at Duvau obelle, '13 a step in tbe right direction. This «rouad has been kindly lent to the Association for its annual Show by Mr J Gaskin, of Duvauchelle. It is a large paddock, and Mr Gaskin has undertaken to level the lower portion and provide an entranoe from the road- The chief advantage in holding the Show on this ground is that it will' draw all the various depts of tbe show to one centre, and at the same time the new oattle classea lire provided for by using the Peniasuls kaleyards. The domestic and flower seotions of the show will beheld in the Ball.which U on the ground so that the whole Show will be compaot. The new gronnd wfll be amply large for the horse rings, and it should make an excellent ground.
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