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» IMPROVED BOAT SEEVICE. After submitting to a very inferior boat service for some months past» tbe Port Levy paople hive now' ar ranged with Messrs Stevenson Stew j ori and Oα., for a throqMays a week Beniee by the a s Jhon Anderson Tbe boat will leave LytteUon on Monday's nnd Friday's at β, SO a.m , and nn Wednesday's ai ? a.m. returning in the evening. This will fill a long felt want. : j BELGIUM FUND. A most successful fancy dress dance wee held at the Port Levy school on Friday last in aid of the Belgian Fund IThe whole affair w&? in the bands of the ladies, who worked nn

censingly 0 make it tbe success it truly was. It is perhaps wrong *o mention any names, for evtry otiu worked with a will, hut I think the , two Miaa Clarke's are worthy of spec ' ia| raeatioa for they worke-i not only ia the day. but the best part of many nights to ensure a successful gatheriag. The result was very safisf Cory ■ the fund benefiting something like £35, which" is considered vary good for such a small place. | PERSONAL. f MUa Mildred Clarke, who has oeuu r.ied the position of fchool mistress at Port Levy tnr the pvgt two yeare baa tendered her resignation as from the I 80th June next. Miss Clarke will be * mush migged in social and patriotic C 1 gatherings. t Miss Clarke has b°en ever to tbe t

front in these matters and has been instrumental in getting together much coin for the various patriotic funds. MOTOR BOAT. Messrs L. M. Wilson and R. J Fleming, having purchased the motor boat "Water Kafc" from Mr Monty Clayton, who has volunteered for the front are having with their friends some nice little spins round the bay, which prove moat enjoyable. After the winter months are over, doubtless some evening fishing will be indulged in. PRIME FAT STOGK. Mr Basil Ware of Vale Royal, Port Levy, who has become famou* for bis fat afcock has just disposed of 21 teers at the bijfcnerto unknown price of" £20 per head in the paddock for a line of ibis quantity. Tnia we tbink consti lutes a reoord fo< R*nk-> Peninsula, rtc .nuii -j 2u. \\'j.Lti on 'bis deal. MOUNT HERBERT COUNTY COUNCIL. True to their traditions as a pro gressive body the Mount fletbert County Council buve decided to pur chase a small road grader of light draft, which can be easily worked with two horses. This should prove a great acquisition in keeping the bill ,-ide roads in order in this Country. OKAIN'SBAY SPORTS. Jumper Cro-)S, writing from Auck land, wishes to express bis regret at not being able to complete in the Ok'iin'e Bay sports l*sr, ruomh owing to a severe attack of lurubngu con : traded in a nighc trip on the main

trunk aod hopes eve rythiDg went ofi successfully. Jumper Gross was eni ered for aeverel events aad Wtig muoii disapo inted at not beiog able to take pare in tbia patriotic gathering. £ ON ACTIVE. SERVICE. Port Ijqvy n n uv about depleted of of all eligible young men for. the front. .Wesdrs Riberfc and Charlie Erikjon wea ti Trentham laat week.

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PORT LEVY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3460, 18 May 1915

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PORT LEVY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3460, 18 May 1915

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