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LOCAL AND GENERAL.

Ladt Livekfool Fund MeetUmes Pilking ton, and Rbodes acknowledge tbe rece pt of tho following sock- far the Lady Liverpool fund;— Mrs Dodd*, 2 pairs socks; Mies Bunekell, 1 pair nooks.

The Weather —The total rainfall recorded last week amoun : ed to 41 The r.iih ha? done a great deal of go~d, but mora is r» quired The fall was much heavier on the top of the hills Warm md dry weather appears to have set in again

Peninsula Volunteer-—Mr R Le CI re Ciatter, eldest son of Mr R Litter, Barry' Bay, ha v'lunteered for aotive servicp, will leave with the Ninth Reindictments Mr Latter who has been made a sergeant of the C V C corps, has always b en a keen volunteer For feme years past he has been farming in tbe Kaikoara district

Bamiy'h Pat Chebsb Factory-The supply it the Barry's Bay Cheese Faotory up to the ■ "■neat has been satiaf ctory, considering the weather. The recent rain will improve the supply, Tbe greater portion of the tictory's output has been sold locally nt 81 .er lb., delivered at the Duvauohelle wharf, i bis is a reoord prioe for the factory, and amounts to 74s 8i per cwt. free of all charge. The factory has always had a large local sale. The supply being reoeived at the fac' wry at present is 2300 gallons, which is' 100 gallons better tban last year, al'ho >gh there is one less supplier, so that tbe oows evid •ntly have not felt the. dry weather: The company, if they can dispose of the rest of <heir output at 8d per lb, should be able to pay out Is 6d or even more to their duppliers.

&KAROA District Hiou School.—A meeting of the Committor »■ as held on Monday last,—Present Messrs J. R. Newton, (cbarraan), Dodds, Leete, Pelington, Henning, and Revs J. Hayward and A. Julius the chairman reported that the caretaker was . .irrying out his dv ies satisfactorily, and Dat all the teaohers were present when the chool re openedi It v/.\s left to tbe chairman to attend to a letter re insurance on the school buildings. The board notified the oommittee that the school would be eiira. ined on October 20fch. Tbe tre»eu»er, Mr Leete, reported that the bank credit balance on September 30th wns £32 6. 2d. Accounts nmounting to £8 14s 3d was passed for pay ment. Messrs Leete and B Henning the vis.ting committee for the month, reported that the blackboards needed attention. It

was decided to procure a le-gtb of hose for cleaning windows, and a padlock and chain for the gafco, as horses bad been turned into the school grounds and damaged the gatdens It was decided to leave the repairß to the , aspbaltir g til! December Tbe meeting then adjourned

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3495, 12 October 1915

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3495, 12 October 1915

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