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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 1915.

SUlb Dat—Friday Is sale dayl at Duvau che'l».

' .Y.O. Ball—T c Peninsula troop of the O.Y 0 held their annual ball at the Oddfe! lows' H*ll on Thursday l^ B t. when there was » vond attendenoe of. memberß of the trnnp ■nd tbfir friende. Tbe Rpgimental Bnnd unppiifd tbe music, and a pleasant evening wftp Fppnt.

PbmnbuiiA Rkcbditiko—Mr H. D. Buoh anan forwarded the following telegram lust everting from N.I. :— "You will h« pleaded to hear tht Thomas and James Rflyniah, wh> hftve been fencing for ms, hnve j rned the Expeditionary Fcroes. I cannot under tand why their mates from the Peninsula are not jfining tbfiro. The Birdlinßs, old Pettier*, hate Bet tbe Pt>nine»la fallown a Fp'endid »x«mple. Whvdoe«not tbe Pen'nßula follow tbe lead ? Hub the breed deteriorated ?" Pctoic Rkserves The under secretary ghee not ins elsewhere that thrsa tireas of land in the Pipeon I?av Survey district with eyngßrepate area of 728 acres 1 rood have been ink»n for tbe purposes ef scene reserves Thflpe are, we understand, situated ru tbe Hurnmlt road which, when completed, will traverse the Bummit from Dyer's Pnee to the Hill Top flrtme'upf this Innd wn=i rpcpntlv sold to the Government by Mr W F Pnrkin". son of Eailuna. '' ■

Bend off to VotpKMnsa— The deputy . Mayor, Mr T. Lewiti, in oallieg a meeting nf those interested to make erranpementß for a "wnd off" to ih* Afcaioa hoys who sre leav inptbit month to join the reinffirce-nenfs A gone rou»ter in desired, fhn meeting wil , be held immediately ufter the patriotic meet Ing to be held in the Oddfellows' Ball on Thursday right.

First Birth in New Zealand Friday la«t was the 100 th anniversary of the birth of the flret white girl in New Zealand, This evpnt took place at the Bay of I lands, the fathpr being WilJiam HaJI, a shipbuilder, who with hia wife, was brought io New Zealand by the Key Samuel Marsden

Pbnisswjl Botß at the FnoNT.- Mr T W. Narbey, who in at present in Akarna. received I a cable from hie eon, Sprgpnn* T. W Nnrbey, who was reported wouncbd rccontly that he li In the Hoepital and doing well Mr Narbey'e other son, Lieutenant. Wm f Nerbfly Iβ efill fighting at tbe Dardanelles Heavy Raik—Thf> heavy rnin which has fftP"'! drrhg >h* p»«t N- day* m|| do Bn im"'t«i w- m> a •: fi.tft Hβ ■!. wa« lack of •n* , . 'tiit.-r »■ ymr th»t ma'Ja th* dry »t>r ■<■■» »-d ninimft diier han neual The n,ii i;Mi«d on FrriAv Sarurdny. nnd Sun day, ti.ken »' 9 B.m. the ollowne; dnywaa .42, 80, I 93 inohee. or a t"tal of 3 15 inches A. tery aniusmg oocurred when thtlighlniDKauo'ioneer was selling by aoo tion in one of the country towns. It was nearing the end of tue sale, and the auotioneer wae rnn!in« off ibu lots when he dwelt a moment end faid, 'Will anybody give me tbe bid of the daj?' , A lady, v/\u.«e anna were lull of various artiole3 whioh she had purchased at the sale, nodded her head and the auctioneer knocked down the article to her. The woman looked aghast. "That was your bid madam." "No! I thought you said •Will anybody bid me Rood-day, , bo I nodded my head." At once there waa a rush for the good" offered on* the lot'was pot n p again, whtn there was keen bidding amon(/n the peoj'V Xh c emne a:iotionfeer will b-seiii-K on the toHowing dmp , wh-n the puhllo of tbf- P*nmF>ula will buve of h^arirj, , eeeine thip g'-mu-man. W() ; 8 /Well ni mcd the lightning auctioneer. During the two days' sale some of the following good* will bo offered for ca'e: -Draper*, gunpi'irontnongery, carpets, ehe tinge, blan. ketn, boots, and nhoep, ladies' and Renti,' undi»r»< ar. DsmnHk towf X «tc . etc Those n ; jvu:'i • t bjwbuirißPhould I'O , m c- this sale *>f*h wli At 2 o'o'nok m> Friday, ' ,iii i 4 t>. «cil on Muturdat, sfli »' 11 < clock $axf, Iα the New Qarage, Sotfll Metrogole,

Akaroa PoriT Omce -Mr D. J D.ioling , who was only recently,appointed oadot «t the Akaroa Post Office has been removed to Waimate Mr OBuvden, late of Roxburgh, and learnor's gallery, Oannru, has now been appointed oadat

North Cantehbuiit Hospital and Charitable Aid Board The annual Uvy made on local todiis for the institutions of the North Canterbury Hospital and Charitable Aid Board have b?en reduced by a quarter thie year, and the f llowins arH tbo levies for the different Peninsula local bodies for 1915-IG:—Akiro* Borough. £48 7i 3d ; Akaroa County Council, £828 l(5-> 5I; Wairewa County Council £478 Os sd; Mount Berber* County Counail, £207 8a 4d. AXAttO.l LiBRIRT—The following new h«ve been -jotuinecl for the Akuroa Library : "Thn Wav of the Ked Cro=s," E Chaa Vivmu end J E Hoddfr Williams ; "With the Allies," R, H Davies; 'Germany anil the Oermau Empire." Ferris; "T c Origin. Causea and Objeot of the War," Sir P. Fitzpatrick : "Germnny and the Next War," Yon Bern.' hardi," "Innocent," Marie Correlli; l *The Laughing Cavalier," Baroness Orczy • "The Auction Block," Rex Beach; "The Law Breakers," Kidpewell Cnllum; "cnce Upon a Time/ H: B, Marriot and Wataon; "Quin 2? 7 S' VM i e,,; " S P ra ßge'3 Canyon," H. A, YacheK ; "Time o 1 Day." D. Egerton Jones.

For Cbildrens Hacking Cough at night WoodH , Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6, 2/G

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 1915., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Issue 3463, 1 June 1915

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 1915. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Issue 3463, 1 June 1915

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