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LOCAL AND GENERAL.

Peninsula Yolbhteeks— Another volunteer tor actioe servioe from Akaroa is F, Hemingway. He has been examined, and an ocon as hia teeth have been attended to will go into the preparation oamp.

Übitdiri,—The death ucourred at German Bey on Wednesday of Miss Elsie Ulynao, oiiieei daughter of the late Peter Glynan, of tiuimun hay. Deceased was about 21 years of uge, and has been an inmate of the Cashmere Hills Sanatorium ior the laet six months, The funeral will take piace at Akaroa to.day.

VOLONXBBB FOR ACTIVB BBRTICS—Mr James .Lawrenoe Menzies, who took Mr 0 UuU's position in the akaroa sohool two years ago, has volunteered for aotive servioe, and paaed the medical examinations.

Personal—Trooper Vernon Armstrong, son of Mr G Armstrong, Akaroa, is at home on bis final leave. He goes into the sixth Mounted Beinforcemente. Trooper Arm , euoug hag been in the Hospital with in iiuenza, and speaks very highly of the way iv which he was looked after, while in the huspital. fie is exoellent health now.

PiiKßKNTATnN,—Private Herbert Bunny, elaeai son of Mr H. Bunny, of Greban Val< tey, Akaroa, was the reoipient of a wristlet watch. The Mayor, Mr G. Armstrong, went up io Mr .bunny's house on Monday evening and made (ho presentation, aa there was no time tc arrange for a function of any eort. Private Bunny, who leaves with the Sixth lufantry .Reinforcements, went back to camp on Tuesday morning.

Mrs W. D. Kingston, of Robinson's Bay, has handed to ihe Town Clerk for the Aim* ion Borough Council collection, a oilvei medal siruok t<3 commemorate the first

hrißtchurch Exhibition held in 1682, Uα one side is the figuie with the Cornucopia, and on the other a Moon chief. The uiedul, which is a handsome one, bears the inscription—" New Zealand International l£xbi< bitiou."

Motok Traffic on the Peninsula—There is a steady increase in the motor traffio on Bauke Peninsula, and every Buy now hay its quota of motor cycles and cars. The motor cycle, in particular, is becoming very popular. As shewing tne increase, lieu J. VV. tiny ward, of Akaroa, wUu recently purubased a machine, baa. tho Akaroa County Council's register number of 43. In many eases the machines in the Bays are not re: gistend in tDia Count? but in Chrietchuroh, no that there muet be a large number of motors belonging to Peninsula residents.

Bop.ocoh Reserve—The work of concrete kerbing and channelling opposite the old t-chool sue is'neanng completion, and when the footpath is moved out co its new site the sumll ruterve leadieg on to the Beach will bo lurmd iaio a good section. This Bpot is much used in the summer by visitors and residents ali6e. The flax on the sea frontage is planted too thickly, and will block the view to the sea shortly. It was stated some time ago ihat a large proportion of these plants would be removed, but this has never been done. It should be attended to at once as the Has coutd be planted in other parts of the Borough, where it would be more suitable-

fcljOLD JjINEH rOB THB WOCMSKD.—Australia Uα; has been chosen as Old Linen Day iv Australia tor the reception of parcels of old linen The Hon. Sec. of the movement pointo out what is required for tho wounded in the following appeal:—"Wβ want all the old linen, muslin and cotton stuff we can get— tone of it. Anything that is old, soft white and clean, boiled free of starch and blae—old dresses, blouses, shirts, linen col o lars utd cufla, underlinen, bouse and table linen, to.. ele, &a —sent in just as they are, and not out up or unpicked The Bed Crone workers do thai and sell all scraps that can not be used for the benefit of the fond, so nothing is wasted,

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3477, 23 July 1915

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3477, 23 July 1915

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