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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY. MAY 28, 1915.

NZ. Railways Notice re King's Birthday excureions is given elsewhere.

Akakoa County Council-—This Counoli meets at usual hour and place tomorrow.

Send off - A number of lripnd. of Mr A Sergi.on. who has volunteered for active service with the speolal oontiiog.'it, whioh is to bo sent under the control of the Imperial authoii'ies, met at tbe Hotel Metropole on Wednesday, when he war* presented with it purse cf soveria'gr.s—Mr Sergison left Akaroa jeatorday morning and will proceed to Eng. land for training in a few weeks time. 1 carina' leave the auld folks now, I'd better 'bide a wee. Dad's got a cold, and Mum's not well And pipes the itber c' c. I'll gang down to tho corner store For Woods' Great Peppermint Cure And Mum and Dad will "greet" no more. Aye—they be riobt for sure.

200 men wanted to agf=i. t Laidlaw, Hobbs' auction sale on Friday and Saturday next, at New Garage, Hotel Metropole. Lost..—A. gentlemen's heavy, grey, tweßd ov erpoat awaits the owner at tbe Police Station, Akaroa. The cost waa picked up in Lavaud Street soma days ago.

Obituary-Tbe death of Ihe three y»ar old son cf Mr Maxwell Kearney, of Akaroa, took place at the Christchurch hospital on Tues day last. The child contracted appendicitis at the end of last week, ard waa taken to Christchurch for V c operation. Peritonitis set in after tho operation. He was the only son of Mr Kearney. The funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. Father Bonetto conduoting the burial ser vice at the St, Patrick's Catholic Church cemetery.

Footiull -The following 'earns will play

j football nuitch on the recrpation ground on Sb'u day, May 29th. Th" following are the tean-H Smith—H Pool. F. Fyfe, C. Glvnan, W Nfwton F Hemingway, R, Youngman, B Thomas, N. Thoma , J Munro Lampler, and R Keegan. South end to wear red jorseys. North-J Shepherd. T Arm-t'ong, J Armstrong, C Barret, L Curry, R Sunkeli, H 1, linvre, VV Hayward. D Narbey, B. Hammond nnri H Hnyward North end to play in blaok and whit, jerseys. Alpha Chkese Factort— A meeting o* Directors of the Alpha Chaese Factory (Ger man B»y) Directorate was held at tha Fao* tory on Monday evening, Mr G Armstrong, chairman of Directors, presiding. It waa deoided to pay out 2d pel lb more for butter fat, making the total payment to date lid per lb. Tho manager, Mr R. Heriiott. reported that there were still 15 tons of cheesj to dispose 01.

To let you know Laidlaw, Hobbs' are holding a big a uction sale, Bankrupt Stock Friday end Saturday next, New Garage, Hotel Metrofo'e,

£100 reward if you don't get a bargain at Laidlaw, Hobbs' auction sale on Friday and Saturday next in the New Garage, Metropole Hotel.

Killed in /ction-Nbws was received last week that Private O W. Norris, brother of Mrs H Buokland of Wainui, w&b killed in action with the New Zealand forces at tbe Dardanelles The annual prize giving sooial of the Wainui Eifle Club was aban« doned out of respeot for Mr H. Buokland, secretary of the olub.

German Bay Dommn Boabd.—_ meeting of the German Bay Domain Board was held at German Bay on Monday last, when there wero present—Messrs G. Armstrong (chairman). J. Brown, A. Kotlowski W. Sunefeel', and M. Shepherd. It was deolded Mr Geo. Hammond be Riven notice to put his fenoe between the Domain and his property. It was resolved the Domain Committee wait on the Akaroa County Council at its Dext meetir(? and apply for a grant in aid ot the Domain for improving the ground in the way of levelling and planting trees and shrfibs.

What'e in a name? A lot when you aie attending an Auction- Ba!e. It is usual before starting to road out the conditions, and 'he lighting auctioneer generally winds up with .he following ; '-Perhaps there are snm» people in my audienoe who have attended m auction sale for the first time Well for the bpnefifc of those I will explain. You con sine out; nod; wink; make a face; soratoh yur head; or for ever hold your whisht" The sale is going with a swing, and bargains are hoing knocked down sharp and briskly and bidding is kf-en. "Twenty five." Down the hammer. 'The gentleman on the left. George." "No I did not bid, I was only smil' ing." Auotioneer, pointing: "Your nod, sir." "Yes I'm Nod " "Give it to the gentlemad.'. "No. I did not bid, my name is F. G. Nodd." I (Bursts of laughter for a few minutes). j Alright np it goes again and things go on again, everyone having enjoyed the joke. On Friday and Saturday afternoon next in the New Garage, Hotel Rletropole, Akama, the same auctioneer will be selling the whole of the Bankrupt stock in the estate of Thorpe and Co., consisting of drapery, boots, shoes, curtains, sheetings, knives and forks, harness, Baddies, ladies and children's wear; china, glass, etc.. 6tc, Sale starts at two o'olock on Friday, and Saturday tbe Bale starts at 11 o'clock sharp. Those in search of bargains will do wall to attend it.

For Ohildrens Hacking Cough at night

Woods' Great r eppermint Cure, 1/6. 2/6

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY. MAY 28, 1915., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3461, 28 May 1915

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY. MAY 28, 1915. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3461, 28 May 1915

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