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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1915.

Sale D __.—Friday ie sale day at Duvau odelle.

Lakd Tax—Payments in connection with the Land Tax should be paid in one sum on November 15th, 1916. For further particulars sea advertisement.

N Z Bai-Watb.—Train arrangements tor the Christohuroh Show and Races are notified elsewhere. ,

Littlk Akaloa Returned Troopers.— Sergeant Osoar Wagborn and Tiooper Waghorn of Little Akaloa went up on Sunday to Christohuroh to be present at the Returned Troopers welcome in Christohuroh yesterday. Funerai.—On Saturday afternoon there was a large funeral when Maurice Stuart, the twelve year old son of Mr. W. H. Stuart of Akaroa was buried in the Presbyterian oemetery Akaroa. The Ber. J. W. Hayward officiated at the graveside and a number of the Akaroa schoolboys acted as pall-bearers. Much sympathy is felt with Mr. and Mrs. Stuart in their toss of a fine healthy boy. The Weather. —On Sunday evening steady rain set in and yesterday morning -21 inches were recorded, making a total of a little over an inch for October.

Lady Laveepool Fund.— The Mayoress. Mrs. G. Armstrong acknowledges reoeipt of the following goods; — Mrs. T. Stewart, French Farm, paroel of beads ; Mrs A. Moore Hickory, two cushions and parcel ot old iinen: Akeroa School children, 45 hand* kerchi* fs.

Ihe Men on the Wiwichra—Yesterday the Town Clerk received the following telegram from tbe Detenoe Department:- "One invalid returning ex Willoobra " It is not known locally whe this is. Trooper H J. Moore who lived on the Peninsula has his home in Christohuroh and will go there Another Peninsula boy who returned by the Willoobra was Trooper D. Manson of Little River.

Aeaboa's Fibbx Returned Trooper.—On Fridny at m<d-day a fair number of Akaroa residents agrembled at the Metropole corner to welcome Trooper A. Lelievre who is the first Akaroa returned trooper. The Mayor,

Mr. G. Armstrong welcomed him and three hearty cheers wero given for Trooper Lelievre and the boys at the front. Tbe oar bringing him over the hill was decorated with a Union Jaok and many relations and friends were waiting to greet the returned soldier. Trooper Lelievre looks very well but bionzed.

He has to report himself at Wellington on January Ist next. In the meantime everyone is trying to make his leave us pleasant as possible. On Sunday Mr. A. Goodwin kindly motored him to Christchurch where he took part in tbe welcome to tbe returded troopers yesterday. Trooper Lelievre left N Z with the main foroes on October 16th, 1914, so he has been over a year awaya AkaroaJßed Cross Branch-The Mayoress, Mrs. G Armstrong, reoeived the following letter from the <_ristohuroh Branoh of tbe Red Cross:—"We have to thank you very heartily for tha work sent in by the Akaroa branoh. A large quantity of it is being used for the 2nd Hospital ship, and as you knew everything sent in will be most ÜBeful. May I point out that draw sheets must be of new material, sfze 2yds by 1 yd, and hemmed and washed. With repoated thanks for all work sent in, eto."

Pioron Bat Recruits.—A Pigeon Bay correspondent writes :—You omitted to men* tion in the report of the Send Off Sooial the name of Trooper Syd Sefton of the Eighth Reinforcements as the reoipieut of a wristlet watoh. He unfortunately has met with an aooident in camp and will now be going with tbe Ninth. Trooper Huntley Holmes who was promoted to Lieutenant was a Pigeon Bay boy. He died from pneumonia contract' ed after being wounded. ■ More White Feathers—The Town Clerk, Mr. G. W- Thomas, has handed us a poet | sard made in Austria reoeived by him through tbe post. Tbe address is written in a lady's handwriting and a white feather is gummed to the post card, on the reverse side is a view of Akaioa. Tbe Town Clerk being over the age for enlistment would deem it a favour if the Bender of the post card would oall on him and point out wherein fat hns shewn the white feather. He has at a'l times since the war started endeavoured to assist in any movement for the benefit of our soldiers, and thinks that as he has a wife and family to support single men should go to the front Hi-dt—at the same time he is perfeotly willing to take his part.

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1915., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3501, 2 November 1915

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1915. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3501, 2 November 1915

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