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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 1915.

Hospital Bhip Fund.—Mr E. Hay asks us to make tbe following corrections in our report of the Pigeon Bay auction for the Hospital Ship:—D Hunt, 1 fat heifer, 1 sack potatoes and 1 sack carrots £8 Hβ 6d, B MoKay 2 corda sawn manuka, £3 2s 0d ; A 6 McKay cash £2 0s od, S H Salt 1 fat sheep £1 13s od.

Message of Sympathy.—The Mayor of Aka,roa on Wednesday forwarded a telegram of sympathy on behalf of the residents of Akaroa to the Hon. Jas. Allen, Minister of Defence, whose son waa killed at the Dardanelles. Be received the following reply yesterday:—" I am deeply grateful to you and the people of Akaroa for your kind message of ivmpathy in my loss.—J. Allen "

For Chronic Chest Complaints Woods' Great Cure, 1/6 , Metalling Main Road—The Wairewa County Council are calling tenders for the spawting of 1500 yards oJ etone for the metalling of the main road from Little Hirer to the Hill Top, where their boundary ends. Th 9 cost of maintenance of this piece of hill road is very heavy owing to the great amount of car traffic that passes over it, and although the road was heavily metalled only a few years ago, the road requires a great deal of metal now to preserve it from going too far. The road is at present worn almost through in many places, and the metal ia required urgently to put it in thorough order.

A Soldier's Dog -At the meeting of tbe Akaroa Borough Council on Wednesday evening Miis MoGuira, the manager of of Ilfracombe House, wrote {stating that the Council's dog oollector had called for the annual fee for Rajah, a well known bulldog, the property of Capt. R. A. Deanley. wko is fighting at the Dardanelles, She said the dog had been left at the house, and she was prepared to feed it. and asked tho Council to remit the iog'a registration fee. The Coun oil considered the matter, and after due consideration decided that someone would have to pay Eajeh's annual .registration, and it was decided to reply that the Couooil could not see its way to remit the sum.

St. Petjbb's Chuhch Vestrt—A meeting of the St. Peter's Churoh Veetry was held on Tuesday evening, the Vicar, Rev. A. H. Julius, in the chair. The Warden, Mr T. E. Taylor, read correspondence between the Chnroh Property Trustees and the Vestry showing that the former were prepared to re' consider the matter, and grant the loan of £500 in place of tbe former £400 for the ereotion of the parish ball on tbe Vioarage ground, Akaroa. The β-curityof the loan will be tbe Luces endowment to tke parish. The contraot for the building (£478) was signed, and Messrs Hayloek and Newton were instructed to proceed with tbe work at once. Mr T. E. Taylor was appointed over seer for the Veetry. A recommendation was passed to the Cemetery Board to repair the approach to the cemetery, panting gates and overhauling fences and oleaning up the paths Mr T. E. Taylar explained the financial position of tbe pariah and bis proposals for meeting the current expenses and tbe liabilities of the parish.

For Influenza take Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. Never fails. 1/6,

Britannia gave a cheer or two When Wellington won Waterloo , If Bounaparte had won the fight Britannia might nave bid "good night." When winter coughs and colds are rife, And each is battling for his life, Wise Britons make the Victory sure With bottles pf Woods' Great Peppermini Cure.

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 1915., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3467, 15 June 1915

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 1915. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3467, 15 June 1915

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