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Quoit Club Ball. The combined Penin sula Quoit <lubs will hold a Ball at Duvau. i hellfl on Friday next, May 21st, at the Pub iic Hall. It is intended to hand over any proceeds from thn Ball to the Belgium relief fund The music will be supplied by the L'ttlo River trio, and all arrangements are in i.he bands o( a very capable organisino; committee. Mr Geo Whelch's launch, Toi Toi will leave both Akaroa wharves for the bill

at b, quarter to seven sharp

Rddinson Bay Whakf — of , contractors of the Robinson's Bay wharf and road ure pushing on the work. Messrs Haytvard Bros have finished the decking up to the end of the conorete pillars, and wilf start pile drivinK this week. Mr R Powrio ha* the rough formation of the road completed and is bii'ld ing the rock wall, which will aot as a prr» teoting wall from tbe sea. It is hoped that there will be enough left of the loan moneys to provide a shed at the Fhore end of the wharf. • his would prove of great' CDnvtni ei)c=, if there is sufficient mouey to erect it.

Akaroa County. Ckusher.-The <knroa Csunty Council's crusher plant has ji/gt completed crushing about 2000 yards of .mptal for the Leßon'd B*y Rond Board a> d about ISO yard- for the Akarna and Wainui Road Hoard at the Board's reserve on tbe Long Bay road. The crusher commenced crushing on the Flat road, Barry's Bay orSaturday, whore metal i.q required for the Flat road between Duvauchello and Barry's Buy. After finishing this metal the crusher will proceed to tho Hill Top to crush metal for the Akaroa and Wairewa Counties for mstalling tho Main road.

Litile River Saddlery Business.—ln another column we Sprint an advertisement for Mr V. B. Line, o£ Little River, who is ,ss3cessfully carrying on the business of the late Mr Kobert Ferguson, saddler, IVfr Line is an old resident of the district, and ie establishing a first class business connection in Little Iliver, which he hopes to considerably extend to the rest of tbe district. He carries large stocks of saddlery, covers, and riding coats at prices which are acceptable to anyone in tha district, and by careful atten tion to orders he hopes to givo every satis faotion to his many customers. All those requiring anything in the lines he deals in are cordially invited to inspect his stocks, and he guarantees to give every satisfaction' to purchasers, 76

A ka.roa Co operative Botxeb Factory — A meeting of the directors of the 'dbove factory waa held on Friday evening, the chairman, Mr A. J. Turner, presiding. It was decided to pay out Is Id perlb for butter fat supplied to the faotory for April. A letter was read from Mr Birks, Publio Worka Engineer for Lake Coleridge electrical supply stating that he would interview the directors shortly upon the possibility of supplying electrical power to the factory, and stating that he would notify the directors when he would visit Akaroa, The sub com- j mittee appoint-d to report re the advisability of starting a bacon curing faotory in oon' nection with the butter faotory submitted a report in which they stated that the bacon factory could only depend upon pig growers in the watershed of the harbour for their supply, and as these could only supply 375 pigs per annum and 600 pige were required to start the faotory, it was not advisable to pooeed with the baoon curing factory this year. The sub committee also stated that the bacon factory could not depend upon the eautern bays or Little River for a supply of pigs. It waa let the matter of starting a cooperative bacon lactory this coming season drop for the coming year.

The builder builded a house of brick,

"Twas as sound as sound could be, But the builder himself was out of repair, And a ragged cough coughed he, "Ti3 a wooden suit I'll be wearing soon," Said he, and bis face was door, But he beat the old Reaper in just two hours With Woods' Great Peppermint Cure.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3460, 18 May 1915

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3460, 18 May 1915

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