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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1915.

Corritction.- In our report of the contri buttons from Le Ben* for Xmas tuoker boxe= we omitted the following :—William Crotty 10s, J Pettersen 2s Gd

Akaroa Bowling: Club —The openinp d*>y of the above clubf will be held on Thur_„_y afternoon, at 2 30 p m.

Lady Liverpool Fund.—Mra A, Rhodes ackoiwledses the receipt of the following — Mrs A R Hay'ook, 2 pair sock?; Mrs H Hay lnck. senr. 4; Mis 3 Nora Ravlo.lt, 2; Red Cross Fund - 4 towels, 2 pairs soolts, 1 scarf, 3 yds nainsook, Mrs J Phillips, senr.

Hospital Ship.—Tho Mayoress requests all those in and about Akaroa who are v il--ing t°. work for the Hospital ship to attend the Peninsula Technical school, on Tuesday next October 12th, and the following days All who can give machines are a°ked to fin so Those who cannot attend and could wrrk at hom° are notified that oatterrs ar* proem** able at the Technical Softool

Hayward's Pictured—The usnal weekly soreening of tha piotures, on 'Friday night last had unfortunately again to be postponeon account of the repairs to the dynamo not being oompleted, but tbe management hops to have everything in order b* next. Friday the programme for whioh is a "star" drama, "Paid in Full," in three pirtß, and is an epoch in motion picture production.

A Peculiar Accident.—As Mr Geo Knud. sen was riding along the Flat Road, Duvau ehelle on Friday, his horse suddenly pulled up, and would not move. Mr Knudsen got off and found that one of his legs had snac ped, and he had todestrov him Theborsewas a well known Peninsu'a hack by the name of

■■Piper," and won a number of prizes at the Peninsula Horse show. He was an old horse, rut it seempd curious tnat his leg should snap when he was travelling at a quiet jog.

Fine Private Electric Plant —Mr J. C. Hay. of 1 igeon Bay, has installed in his residence a private electric light plant, whioh is one of the best equipped plantß in New Zealand. Tho " powar comes from a I perennial spring at the top of a steep hill ai-ove his residence, and by utilizing the fal'i] no less than 40h p, is available. Apart from ' lighting, electric power is used for all domestic purpores, cooking, working vacuum cleaners, etc, reducing the amount of hard work in a b : g house to a praotioal minimum.

Drought in Pigeon Bay —The drought is being felt severely in Pigeon Bay, and the positition is a .ericu 3 one, especially for dairy farmers. In one case a farmer is already short of feed for his dairy herd, and he has no less than 40 more cows to come, into milk. The worst part of the situation j is lhe fact, that, .unless the milking c*>wsi have more feed in the next few weeks, they | will never come back into good profit even if the feed becomes very plentiful later. As showing the severity of tbe drought, the dam on Mr E Hay's property at the point has gone dry. This has not been dry for the last 30 years, except one autumn after a \ety fry summer.

Tho' distrust may submit each new claim to riifpute. Unanimity ever prevails, Where years of integrity build the repute Of a medicine that always ay lis. Such decisions are rare, and the seopti.B beware Lest vile frauds should their favour allure ; For they know tbe sad dearth in such treasures of worth As Woods 1 Great Peppermint Cure.

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1915., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3493, 5 October 1915

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1915. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3493, 5 October 1915

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