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LOCAL AND GENERAL.

Sale Dax. -T j day ia eala day at Duvau ehelle.

PRorERTX- fen Sale.—Mr F. Taylor's kto residence in Akaroa, "Glmisla." is off red for sale. For further particulars see adver tiettinunl elsewhere.

pKKiNsuuL RtJCBi Sub Union.—Tug an , nuu,l meeting i this Umou wil bo held on Thursday next. Blny lltli, at thf» County Council Chambers. Duvauohello, at 7.30 p.m

Promotion , ~T ieut'euant R. A. Dearsly, of the Dental Corps, who left with the Main Ejtpftdi'ionary Forces, has beon promoted to the rank of captain.

Lβ Bon's uo&v board EiF.cnos.-An election is being held to .day for the return of three the above Board. Messrs W. Dalglieh, A. F. Leonardo jun.. ami A. and J P. Peterson have been duly nominated. Pkrsok-Ui — W'ld was received yesterday fchatT'Ooper Lincoln Armstrong, youngest son of the Mayor of Afearoa, who ia up at bad been cent in o the Camp Hofpitai euft'eririß with pleurisy The ease is not serioue, md it is hoped he will soon be out of the bosp'tal

Si'eekt Lighting in AjtAnoA.—lt j s aii , fortunate that the strret lights should havo to bf> put, out at all before midnight, but m cent!) the lights have been out shortly after 10 pm. I 1 raa y 1 ,8 lQa ' i '°' 3 ' c unavoidable owing to the fioareity o£ water, but it is a great inconvenience to pedestrians, and tbe c ah uld be a- effort mado to lengthen raiber than shorten the term of street lightinp. CONCRBTK KeBBING AND CHANNELLING—At Wtdnesdoy's meeting of tbe Akatoa Borough Council a motion was carried to effect that the kerCing and channelling, be done from the Bank corner to Benoit street, and from Davio's norner to Bruce hotel on both sides of the etraot- It appears to us that the chan nelling of tk3 portion of the seaside from Davis , a might be left till the whole of the Esplanade is undertaken. It would bo better to do the concrete kerbing and channelling in Jolie street south and up Bruce Terrace fif-it, as the streets are in a bad stafco of ueg. I'.esaatar as footpaths are concoraetl, and they ere both fronting on residences all the way The portion known as King Ed» ward's' Esplanade, from Mr Davis's corner, has had the kerbing put in, and as the Borough cannot afford to do the whole of the work at once out of ordinary revenue, it appears better to Isavo this piece of channelling till after Jolio street and Bruce Terraoe have boon completed.

Recruiting on the Pbninsoia— Of the eleven Peninsula recruits who offered them, selves and underwent the medical examinaon on Tuesday, ten were passed immediately, and the eleventh wa' only held back for a minor operation: This speaks well for the health aud physique of the Pecin ula men, TtH successful recruits are A. Sergison,*!/. Armstrong. E. Julius, T. McGuire, T. Lowe. E. Cornwall, F. O Harrow, A. Irvine, J. Le lihvre, and O. Ferris. They leave shortly for Trentham, and will be included in the Seventh Contingent,

Beloian Clothing Fond —Thia fund is still in great need of support, and all those who have clothes they oao send are asked to do so. One of the ladies who assists at the distributiou of the dothea in England, writ, ing to the papers, speaks of the gratitude felt by the r cipienta of theoe clothes The writer also states that the Belgian Comrai - tee would be particularly thankful for ruen'e and boys' clothes. Anyone in Akaroa and the Bays desirous of Bending Riits can forward same to Mrs Pilkington, Akaroa.

Lady Liverpool Fond.—A number of ladies in »nd about Akaroa are wiling to knit cocks for the Lady Liverpool Fund, and it has been suggested that in plane of Eending oar socks to the Christchaich Mayoress to forward on, we should send a parcel of our own from Akiroa and the Bays. The sookß v,ant to be completed within the next month, an in her letter to th" w>nai n of New Zaaland, her Excellency, Ludy Liverpool stated she wanted to dispatch ttio 6ocfes in Juna. There afe many soldiers who may be short of sooks, and by contributing to this fund the wt>men are certain of helping those who have few, if any, gifts, as well as thoue who have more than they want

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3457, 7 May 1915

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3457, 7 May 1915

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