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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 1915.

Sale Day.—Friday next, July 3rd, is Sale Day at Duvauchelle.

DuvAUCHfILLE Social —A social trill be held at the Duvauchei'e Hall to-morrow evening , oommenoing at 8 o'olock.

Acoidknt.—While on his way to the Akaroa County Council meeting at Duvauchelle on Saturday, Mr Conway was thrown from hie horse, and was dragged for some little distance, when, fortunately, the etirrup i> ather pulled out. Hie leg was injured, and he was shaken rather badly, though no bones were broken.

Akaroa Volunteers.—Three Akaroa vol , I unteers, who are leaving with the 7th reinforcements, J. Lelime, T. MoGuire and 0. Ferris, have reoeived instructions to go into camp and, leave on Wednesday for Trent ham. The volunteers will be entertained at a farewell social to*night. Peninsula Recruits.—The following are additional Peninsula recruits for the rein , foroementu.— Archie C. Crotty, Le Bon's Bay, mounted; Oeoar A. Thelninp, Le Bon's Bay, coast defence artillery; Robert A. Hartley, Okain's Bay, coast defence artilleryi The Akaroa Railway—Mr O.|W. Leete, bon. sec ot the Railway League, haa received the following fui ther letter from the Hon. R. H. Rfaodeß re the survey of the line —"As I anticipated, the Minister of Public 1 Worke has expressed his regret that, owing to so many of bis staff leaving for the Iront, it it impossible at present to spare an engineer to make a survey of the proposed Little River'Akaroa railway.

Akaroa Citizen's' Defence Cours.— \ good deal of annoyance wae oaused during the weekly parade of the Akaroa Citizens' Defence Corpe on Thursday evening last by the members of the 09 Coy. Benior Cadets, who were in uniform, and had juet fiaished their parade, passing very audible remarks as the citizens corps marched past by the post office. Ihe boys had congregated there and called out some very unoomplimentary remarks, A recurrence of such a thing si ould be stopped at once, and the padets should be reprimanded for their behaviour.

Uhixeb Bats Cribbagi Ctcn.—The annual oribbage tournament was opened by the United Bays Cribbage Olub on Thursday last. There are tnree teams competing this year, viz., French harm, Piper's Valley and Duvauohelle. Barry's Bay oould not get a team this year. Piper's Valley and French Farm met on Thursday last at the Duvau , ohelle Hall. Piper's Valley winning by 28 games to thoir opponents 20. To enow the perversity of the game of eribbage to those who play that versatile game, one of the most expert playere of the French Farm team only won 1 game out of 12, while one of tbe ordinary players in the Piper's Valley team won nine games out of twelve. French Farm end Duvauohelle play on Thursday night.

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 1915., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3469, 29 June 1915

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 1915. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3469, 29 June 1915

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