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LOCAL AND GENERAL.

AKinoA and Wainui Eoad Boabd.—This Board meets at the usual hour and place next Saturday.

Belgium Fruit Day.—Mr W. J. Courtier of the Agricultural Department writes a letr ter re Belgian fruit day in Ghristohurch. Peninßu'a growers of fruit and honey are asked to contribute as largely as they can. Mr Courtier's letter appears in oar corres. pondence column. Prime Peninsula bullocks.—The Sale of a line of 13 prime Peninsula bred bullocks the property of a Port Levy farmers at £20 n the paddock is reported to us. The sale waa effected by Meeere Disoa Bros., and must be a record one since the freezing works have closed.

To all Publio Speakers and Singer ß "NAZOL" is invaluable. Keeps the throa* clear of phlegm and in p°rfeot condion. Sold everywhere. 1/6 buys 60 doses. Lr Pon'b Bay Boati Board.—The election of the Lβ Bon's Boad Board last Friday resulted in the return of tne three retiring members, Mesdra W, G. Dalglish, A. F, Lea nardo jun. nnd J. P. Petterson. Belgium Fund.—The acting Belgium Consul at Chriatohurch, Mr Cyril Ward acki

nowbdges with tbanbs the following contributions:—Per H Mataon and Co. Auction sales of one lamb given by Misa , Usher, 1 ittle River, bids made by H Bourn and J. Campbell, and lamb resold by them on account of the fund, £2 13 ; 5 cheep and 2 fleeces civen by J. F, Buchanan, Little Kiver, £2 17* 6d.

Stock Inspection:—On Friday last, a Btook inspeotqr from the Government Btook Depart tnent visited the Duvaucbelle Sale and inspected the stock at the Sale. The Peninpula Saleyards Co., have not yet applied to the Department tc Becure the servioea of a stock inspector at the sale, but probably action will be taken la'.er to prevent any disj eased animals bping admitted to the yards.

England and the War. Mrs C Pool, of Akaron. sent, some clnbes home to friends in England und put a note in 'the skirt asking the recipient to write to her. She received a reply to the note from a girl of eighteen, the i>ldfi<>t of a family of nine. In the lettor a docription is givnn of the hard tinip the pooi" people are hnvirir? in England on account of the food being to dear. The girl works opposite to the London Hospital, and states how nhe o'tau sees the wounded soldiers coming out of the hospital.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3458, 11 May 1915

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3458, 11 May 1915

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