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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1915.

PENINSULA Hkcbdits., Among the recruits who havo passed the medical examination in Chriatohurch las. week are Stanley Arthur Ooodwin. eliest s_n of Mr A Goodwin, of P'teon Bay. who hag b.en farming in the I North I lund and Leslie Arthur Wbitham son of Mr Whitham, of Ak< r.a, who is ' the Chrietchuroh Telegraph Office, an', \i going in the .p. city of telegraphist,

Peninsula Hob c .how— In the p fln j n Bala Horße .how and Pa.tor.,l Association"pro. ramm. class 28 of 8 calves, t>_> a „X,_ mu-i be pail fed elves, and *ot Bn £. lutendmg esbib tera are re. __V_. entries of horses and cattle class at noon r» Mooday next. November 15th. en

Taa WKATHBir.-On Sunday afternoon a thunder shower fell over the ftnln._ii« Thunder wa§ heard in the distance, and th rain was very heavy over Akaroa, w hi| j a ligbt .hower feli at Duvaucheile. Yeaterdft morning. 11 inches of rain were record.?! at tha Akaroa rain *«_ge Heavy rain sail jo again from the south<w.efc last eyeoing J

SponTiNO.—At the sale of ihe "Meadow bank" stock on Tuesday, Mr J F. Buchanan bought the brood mare, Lady Melton, by Bill of Portland—Liligant, 14 year?, wtb filly foal by Menschikoff, stinted to Achilles, for 100 guineas.

Accident.—On Saturday afternoon a little boy aged 2J years, youngeßt son of Mx Geo Phillips of German Bay had a fall «nd broke his leg. He waß taken to fhe Akaroa Hospital where Dr Cantrell set the limb,

Postal—Mrs Marshall, who has been in oharge of the Duvaucheile post ofßce for about eighteen months, has received notioe of her transfer tc the Ferry Road O£fio», Christeburoh.- Mrs Sutherland is taking Mrs Marshall's position at Duvaucheile, and arrived yesterday to take up her duties. Mrs Mar hall will be much missed in Duvau obelle, where Bha has taken a keen interest in all local matters.

DnvAucHEiLE R_» Csoss Branch.—The Duvaucbelle ladies are basy with work for the Red Cross. The material is bought and the garments are out out by the Contral Committee in Oh eh. and the people make them (up .at home. Recently lwo concerts were held to raise funds for material and £20 wai nettrd. Mrs H. W• Piper also gave £10 to be spent on material for tbe Duvaucheile Red Cross Branon.

Purebred Stock.—At the Du.auch.lle sale on Friday, two lines of yearlings attracted more than usual attention. One of tne lines were some yearling jersey heifers offered by Mr-W Hawkins, of Barry's Bay. Tbey were from a good milking strain, and sold for £4 a head. Another nice line were some half bred Hereford yearling bulls, the property of Mr R, Latter, of Barry's Bay. These sold from 7g« to 9|gs. Both lines were keenly sought after, and demonstrate the tendency among Peninsula stoca owners to improve the breeds of fattening and dairy stock. There were also some nice yearling Holßlein bulls sold at the sale,

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1915., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3503, 9 November 1915

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1915. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3503, 9 November 1915

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