The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1915.
Akaboa and Waihui Koad Boabu,—uj jk Board meets at usual hour and pluou ttn y urday nezt.
Peninsula HoasE and Pastoral tiok. —A meeting of (be oomnmtse: ml 1 / hold at 2pm. ia the Davauoheik). fi/ ( ,' Saturday next
Pbiuonal.—Mr Bruoe Stewanfr., mannsefor Profesaor Clament Wraege, ifa c wcr |,j' femoua scientist, v&p in, lo.wm J ( ijig week making tb«* neoesoasy. nrxangeuor n t for in. Professor's visit, to A^«ro».
Peb=onal(-— At; the coranaiu/y j o f t| Jt Queen Cacmvej Festival,, heid. .9 -, Munoau ■ rofeartis ntly, Mr E. E. 1 eh<t,t , c , I.,t e "iv < AWoa, w»b elated | go t Mα' '■»'
ACi BBECII3N—The, nninw oJ Mis Qr ct Newt-n w.s umiued hy. erroir from th. i ~ wbo bought Be-flft;? act the ■•. ( Hall. ' Icnrott. Inn. tatUftil-iy. .*,|i e ~l iV ci toward* tha jftls.
X Z bAiLWAV>. 'J?reJai arrangements for T.otting Carnival are ate/ aised elsewhere CluqUBX. 'lie d,HHiu;i m.cli k ~„ v ' W»i-«ti Oroqaet Oluh* •*,«. be held ..., Mo,'d*j next, Cuiober I*, »t # 30 p.™, wheo a lull nUeodanoe of ratuioi r« i, requested Visit or CHBiaTjOffioßa i Cokchht Tauty „ lolaßtistue in. our import of the UhneT church oonoeii,garty wa omitted to mention *h»'. Mr H. VI. Pipet, Proprietor of the Madeira Hotel,.very kintlly entertained some of the Cbrhteburoh coy.oert party. Aha on SO 'da; ttoroing Mi B. W. HenuiDg took the whole party down *he harbour as his guests. The idea wae to go to Boene*y Nook, but or• iog to the strong eqij-ilis outside the burboar the kOAt Had to tarn b&ek. Close to the shore on the otbar side of the harbour the sea wee very emaoib, and (be trip waß
Takamaita , DiMAtv.—Tenders are r-<\l!pd for the nhnve domain to be ia b/ 4 p in. on
TospirAL Snir On Tuesdßy, Wednesday and Thursday the 'alio3 of Afearna Brs sew ing fnr the Hospital All who our, brin.ii rr lend miortines are asked to do so It is bore! thata'l who oan will g've assistmcr.
Vai.edictjrt—On Mondmy evon : nT. l\fr C, Hall, on hphilf of the Akaroa Football Club,
pre-m'ed Mr M'oh ill with a set rf brush p, and exo-fwsod the Cub's regret a', hi? dep.v-
ture, and thoir flpnreointion of the pood work be had done;—On Tueqrfav afternoon nt the Kowbat tea rooma. Mr W Jncobsen on of the pripretors o? the "Akar-a Mail." presented Mr Michel! wi,h <\ ent of ailvpr-d onttery and fixprenopd thp firm's appreciation o' hi 3 servioes Mr Michell in r°ply thanked him for the eil*. nnd Pxpr'-R«d hia resret at severing his oonnectins with the firm, and with Aksroa Mr Miohell left on Wednesday mo ning for Martin-
bornnch, where he takea over the "Star."
Odi)fkllow8OIP -The quarterly meetsne of of the I-oyal Good Intent Lodge of ,Oddwas held in the lodge room on Mond»y, Brother B. Bruce. N. G., bMng in the oh air. Correspondence was read from ths dintriit secretary notifying that the district officers would visit the lodge on October 25. It was resolvd to aek them to liter the flate of visit, as the date mentionpd was Labour Day The rcoeipts for the evening amounted to £9 17b 3d.
Electric Tiohtino Scheme,—The Akaron Borotifjh Cocmo'l pt«flf at the end of last week plaflprt a oook at tbs end of the Grehan Valle , " pipe line at the e'potrio light reservoir The reservoir had to he emptied, nnd this accounted for the short supply on Saturday niebt. Tbe new stop oock was much needed, aa instead of the water being
shut off when the reservoir was full it ovar,
flowed, and the oreeks ware almoet dry. Now there is a plentiful pupply of water in bnth oreeke. The water supply in the creeks ia
keeping op remarkably well this year, and so far there is no fiit?n of ft shortage, though thi« ie bound to ocas unless there are hea,vy rains.
A Squadron Flag,—At the patriotio concert on Saturday night it wast announced
that anyone contributing £10 for tbe purchape of »hfi fl.ie auctioned would be entitled to a dupHoate flae The actual flag auoi tinned will have the whole of the Peninsula 801 lof Honour inscribed upon it and kept in the Akaroa Boroueh Counoil Chamber?, The A Pquadron of tbe C.V.0., which ie drawn from tb9 Peninsula distriot, will be entitled to two flags, one of which will be ioporibed with ths namen of the men on active service enlisting from A Squadron. This flag will also be kept in tbe district The?e flags will, in years to come, be of great value toonr district. The Dry Season.—Although the easterly overoaet weather of the past few days will do a great deal to relieve the want of rain, tbo Peninsula farmers are very hard pressed for feed, and only continual wet weather will bring it back to a nomal season. The spell of eas'erly weather set in on Monday, and on and oil' there has been ligHt ra ! n, which has been heavier on the bill topi. The farmers of the Peninsu'a are facing a more serious season than they have for veare Dairying farmers are not only short of feed through the drought, but even the watering of cattle lias become a serious item on ac. count of the drying up permanent spring? In one case near Akaroa, a dairy farmer contemplates killing off sotni of his cows to relieve" hia paddocks. The sheep farmers are in a similar position, finding watering most difficult. A fairly heavy downpour has fallen in the eastern bays which will do much good. At present, it looks as if very little cock-foot country will be relieved, as most of it U required for grezing. The position ie a most serious one, and a oon. tinued downpour is the only thing to make the outlook of an average season possible, even taking into consideration the high prices ruling for all produce.
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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1915., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3494, 8 October 1915
The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1915. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3494, 8 October 1915
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