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Personal—The Mayor who returned to Akaroa on Tuesday,- states that b.13 ccfy Trooper Jj. Armstrong who contracted pleurisy at the Trentham Camp, is well on tbe way to recovery, the attack taking only a j mild form-

. Norses i'or the Front — Among (he nurses who will go forward with the Government Boßpital staff, whioh is to be provided for tho Dardanelles wounded in Egypt, is Nurse Noonan, sister of Mr E. .Noonan, of Akaroi. Nurse Noonan was trained in the Timaru Hospital, and is a fully qualified nurse.

Livßitroon Socks.—The Mayoress of Aka roa, Mrs G. A mstroog, informs us that she wishes it made known that she will collect socks intended for the Lady Liverpool Sock fund from those ladies in tbe district who wish to forward s cks She will then forward the whole parcel to the proper quarter. She wishes to acknowledge receipt of two pairs of socks from Miss Mujlins, Otaka. matua (German Bay)

A Naerow EECai'E.—A drowning fatality was n.arrowly aveitod on Sunday afternoon at the Aupubatahi pi, near Akaroa. A boy of thirteen, a boh of Mr llopata Pauriui. was I some distance oft' shore in a dinghy, when he / fell overboard A sister on shore saw the ( accident and informed the boy'- uncle, Mr Waata Home, who swam out and brought the lad in. Be had been in tho water some time and was apparently drowned, but vigor* I ous efforts were made to bring him round, and after some considerable time they were successful, and the boy i 3 apparently none he wor3g for his accident. Baby lies am taught to prattle. "Woods' Great Peppermint Cure!" Id the midst of life's big battlo Drink Woods' Peppermint Cure. Have yon cough or cold or wheezing? Do you spend your tim* in sneezing? j Stop tho tickling and the teasing / With Woods' Great Peppermint Cure.

Ins Crusher Accident, — Tbe Akaroa County Chairman has received word that the man Geo, Fluerty, who met with a serious accident on Friday last and ib now in the Christchurch Hospital, is doing as well as can be expeoted, though he is suffering from shook. An examination phow=s that no bones wore broken, and that he will not be permanently disabled,

~Ltttei>ton Harbour Board Election. — Mr J. R. Webb, writing to us re the recent Lyttelton Barbour Board Election in which | ho Btood as the non canal candidate for the combined Peninsula. Lyttelton and WoolstOn district*, says he was pleased that Akaroa polled much' more in proportion than other places on the Peninsula. ' He was very disappointed with the Peninsula vote, as he expeoted it would counter-balance the vote on.the other side or the hills, which would be in favour of the oanal. Mr Webb con. eludes—"Although the time may come when la oanal might be necessary, I think'that time is far distant, aa it would be folly to make it until there is a prospect of it paying."

The Er,LESM-EHE Electorate— 'Some of tbe settlers in the Ellesmere district says the "Lyttelton Times" have been receiving notices from the Registrarof Eleotorp informing them that as tbey did not vote at last election ] they will be struck off the roll. As tbey did vote tbey are feeling aggrieved. Complaints of this kind have reached this office from one elector who voted at Duvauohelles and another who voted at Little River. Wives and daughters who voted at the same time have not bean notified. Presumably careless poll dorks are responsible." Where electors find that a mistake has been made they should immediately communicate with the Registrar of Electors, who will immediately rectify any mistake that may havo occured.

Akaroa-Chmstchurch Scjiuix Boad.—Ar- j rangements had been made by Mr H. G Ell, MP., to visit the Port Hills on Wednesday with Mr F. W: Freeman, Government Survoyor, and survey tbe Summit Road from Gebbie's Pass to the Kaituna Port Levy Saddle. A member of the Automobile Aseo oiation bad promised to drive the party to Gebbm'a Pass and to pick th m up again at Mr W, F. Parkinson's, in Kaituna Valley. The weather, however, interfered with the trip, which will be made later on. The piece it was intended to survey is the last link between the Port Hills Summit Road and the Akaroa Summit Road. When this stretoh is completed, there will be an nn» j broken , track from the Port Hills to the Akaroa Borough.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3460, 21 May 1915

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3460, 21 May 1915

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