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LOCAL AND GENERAL

Akaboa and Wainui Eoad Board.—This Board meets at usual hour and place on Saturday n xt.

S M. Court, Akaroa.—The monthly sitting of this Court will be held on Wednesday, (tomorrow), at 3 p m.

Wairkwa Count* Couhcil.—The above Council meets at the Chambers, Little River, en Tuesday nest, July 13th, at 11 a.m.

For Chronio Cheek Complaints

Woods' Great Poppermin Cure, 1/6

( Concrete Kkrbing akd Channelling.— ,'. Ht-irt wag m tde yeatprday with, the con.. c •!•,.■ kerii g and channelling injLavaud street, th'>t i-p'-tion opposite the Bank frontage aud along to Benoit street being done fi'et.

t-i Peter's Suhda.y Schoolkoom. — Messra Haylock & Newton have made all the excavations for the ereosion of the Sunday '•'choolr.iom for St. Peter's Church. Akaroa The building is close to Beach Boad, on the new vicarage section.

Pkninsola Horse Bhow.—The annual meeting of the Peninsula Horse Show and Pastoral Association will be held in the Council Chambers, Durauehelle, at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Stkbet Liohtino—Ohuroh street is very dimly lit, there being only a lamp at Beach road end and at the Jolie street corner. Another lamp should be placed abont haltway down the street.

This Weather—On Saturday the weather was very mild, end there was quite a Spring feeling in the air. On Sunday and yesterday it was muoh colder, and the sky was over cast. Ztie spell of dry weather has dried up the roartg everywhere, and there is a remarkable absenoe of mud considering it is mid' winter.

Kllesmerk Swan Drive.—The drive was held on !virunl»ij in beautiful weather. As on the previous day, the balk of the swans worn obtained at the Leeston end of tne lake, and up to yesterday the exaot figures were not obtainable. It is to be hoped tbat a fair number will be handed over as the result of th« day's outing

Lake Colkridoe Power.—The Akaroa County Clerk, Mi O'Oallaghan, was in communication yesterday with Mr L. Birks, electrical engineer for the Lake Geleridge scheme, and Mr Birks arranged that he would visit the Peninsula next Friday week. July 16lh. He will meet tho County residents at Duvau , chelle, and then come on , to meet the Akaroa Borough residents at Akaroa later.

Footiiam-.—A football match was played on the Recreation Ground on Saturday between teams representing North and South ends of Akaroa, and ended in a win for the South end by 13 points to 6. The soorers were (South) W. Newton 3 goals, F. Heming way 1, and (North) D. Narbey 2 tries. E. Staples acted as referee. After the game the boys were en'ertained to afternoon tea by the High School 'girls. After the matob it was decided to raise a cadet team to meet the cadets representing Little River at Dα , vauchelle's or Barry's Bay.

Waste of Wateb—ln view ol the frequent shortage of water in the creeks, it seems unfortunate that gome arrangement c'uld nos be made whereby the water from the creeks was shut off automatically when the reservoir was full On Saturday after-' noon a huge cataract of water waa tearing down the hill from the pipe line of the Balgueri creek. Apart from being a waste of water, the overflow must be a great detriment to the properties below.

Dominion Sheep Keturns.—lt comes as no surprise to those who have followed the trend of events in the stock business that there is a somewhat substantial decroase in thn total for the D"minion This census, taken on as April 30th, gives the fisures as 24 465.526, or a decrease of 333,237 bead. Of th's-decrease the Canterbury and Kaii konra sheep district is responsible lor 203,354 the total beini? given as 5,353,000. The fall in the provincial total represents about 4 per cent. This need not come as a surprise, more especially whon it is remembered that many email farmers on the plains who usually carry a email flook for lamb fattening purposes, have no sheep at all on their farms this year. So far as the Domi-

'■•■on is e< rcrned, the decrease is a much -lißhtpr on w.-irking out at a little over 1 pir cent The decreases of Cartsrbury, Oawke's Hay, and Gisborne, Wellington and We t Coast were to some extent neutralised by increases in Otago, Marlborough, Nelsnn and Westland, and the Auckland province.

A KAnoA District High School—A meet , oE the committee was held last night. Pres' ont-Messrs Dodds, Penlington, Revs Julius and Bajward. Apologies were received from the chairman, Mr J R Newton, and Mr Lecte Mr Dodds was voted to the chair. Resolved the committee meet in August and every alternate month. Correspondence was received from the Board of Education to effeot that the schoolhouse would be repaired and new fences erected. A cheque for £48 139 6d was also sent as subsidy in aid of the school ground improvement. It was resolved to apply to the Board to have eleotric light in the school house. Mr A J Turner was thanked for his gfft of a cart load of wood. Several matters at the school were referred to the visiting committee. It was resolved the matter of repairs to the schoolbouee be referred to the Board's architect. It was also resolved to purchase a Roll of Honour frame at a cost of £1 la. Accounts amounting to £44 7s were passed for payment. 'J4s& chairman stated the committee's credit balance was about £68.

The penetrating, germ killing properties of "NAZOL" mafees it an offering safeguard against cold cough and influenza. All chemiite 1/6.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3472, 6 July 1915

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LOCAL AND GENERAL Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3472, 6 July 1915

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