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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1915.

tNOoMB Fb**m T and—Notice re returns of Income irom la>.d i? given elsewhere.

k C'BBMnoN -To weight, of the live ■beep at the Peninsula Burse Show on Thursday was Is6ib« doc 161lhs a previously reported. Mr W. P'Bbadbolt tue.-sed the Oorreet weight

Entkmtainubnt ax Axaboa —An entertainment will oe held in tne Oddfellows' Hall on Thursday, D-JOimber 2nd, in aid of the No 1 Peninaula Queen The programme will include musical items, taroes and playeltes.

SVSMSH Dp.ILI. —Mi~B Greenwood, inBtruotnr for tbe or h Canterbury education Board in Swedish dnll is on * visit of inspection to the Pnnnsu a schools Sh - m ■peoted the Akaroa District Bigh Sobool ye«te day.

jftPiaßoi* Bat Bud Cno ■ FoN»-Mrs W. Radd _c, supervisor of the Lyttelton depot of the Red Cross Society, wishes to acknowledge receipt of the following g >odn from tbe Pigeon Bay GikM;—s parr-< of pvjimin, 2 flannel shit/3 pairs of drawer*. 9 "lira of bed-ork-i, 14 faue ciiiih* and 14 n_.vnii.iil bund.iue."

Lak« >'lbhii'o.b Blrotkioivt As th-. Peiim _i« Hor-w .ihow and -tsoj Ut'on on ' hursday last, Mr \. Goxlwin exhibited a number of electrical -ippiianoes no the ground to demonstrate th« area* enn venienoe Lake Co'eririge power would b ing into Peninsula homes when it came. A great deal ot Interest was t k«n in tbe appliances. Mr Goodwin explaining their uses and pointing out tho valns of electricity for many purposes.

"Just a >'oughl' Yes, "in it .« im. ti*i_> baby nnd may (.rouse hwi _■■ t-miHlp Gv the little one .. few drop of N>Z >L" >r. lump sniwr and th' o>• gh wii v,_ni •. Tbat'B a goud hiut f'.rjoursell tuu!

Ooa Member —His Majesty the King has approved of tne ret ntion o( the title "Honourable" for Ufa by L "itaoauk Colonel R H bhodes. who served for more tban three years as a member cf the Executive Counoil of New Zealand.

Fros-t -There was a sharp frost at Takamatua yesterday morning end a alight one at *karoa A number of vegetable gardens » ffered considerably in Akaroa.

Akaboa Count* CoDNOif—The statutory meetit g will be beld on Wednesday at norm, and will be followed by the ordinary monthlymeeting.

Turkish Bi-ljs-Trooper Laurie Penlington. son of Mr Geo Penlington of Cbristohurch, visited Akarna last week. He let* with the Main Foroe and was wounded. He bar with him a Turkish rifle which is a novelty bearing Turkish hieroglyphics and a pacaliar eigbter

PKBBONAL —Dr Amos Johnston brother of Mr* i E \rmatrong, Akaroa, nnd grandson of Mr G Vogan of Duvanobello has been accepted tor military medical service, and leaves with the Teoth Reinforcements with tbe rank of Captain.—Sifter Jacobson of tbe Ne'goti Hosp tai h_ received word that she hue been acoeuted for active »ci vies and will leave in D.-ce_ ber.

A T*b(.i»__ Sijiaih _ Private Conrad Taylor, uepnew of Mr T E Taylor of Akaroa who landed with tbe Main Force at Gallipolr on April 24th has been invalided Horn . after an unbrok_ spell a the front. He was tborongbly k ooked nut when he wrote with tbe long strain and d-rteribed himself us ready for the old taen's h .me. Apart from; th* other trials the logs of nearly every mat* has proved a t rribl» burd n tor the «ur. vivorsof ihe Main ( tm-Ai i.*n»ry Forces.

Wak Fond- 'or. 1815 The War Funds Act. 1915, 00-' aim the (oll'iwing ela-ises: -

•■lt ahull not b** Uwiul for any per»o i after ' the passing •' this Act toaolioit contributions* : for any war fund unless he is the holder of a j permit granted nnder this section " Thepersons who may grant permits are ; - Th* Mayor of tho oitv or borough, or the Chair man of ibe eonnty in whioh any collection U ns'ide; any l>i tni of __ war fund; any ln-p otnr of P il'Of ; any other person* nm una d by th* MimetNr of Tntem*. '.**.£. *ir-tn ißH<_» p-rmi'.<_ Any person oollent i v W i Fa da without a parm.t is liable to. a Sue not exaseding £20.

Db Barnabdo_ Homes—Mies Muriel Haylock of Akaroa. who forwarded £13 6s, ooileoted in Akaroa for the Dr BarnardoV Homes received the following acknowledge* ment;—'Thank you most sinoerely for your kind gift It is no easy matter in normal times to maintain a fani'ly of 7.500 Boya and Girls and to keep open doors-for every destitute child who applies : but owing to the increased cos of food and bare necessities, and to a falling off of income. our difficulties are doubled. I am. therefore, especially grateful to you for the help which you have so generously sent at this aoxions time of warfare."

Bbimjian Relief Fcm>—Mr. J 0 Coop, ebairman of tbe Little Biver Belief Fund Committee has reoeived the following letter from the Bai k of New Zealand. Christohuroh:

"Keferring to your letter of the 31st July, instructing us to remit the sum of £40 for the Serbian Relief Fund, I have now received an acknowledgement from the High Com. mlssioner, who states that he bus received the authority of the New Zealand Govern, mant to deal with the amount and that he will have great pleasure in doing what is necessary and in due course advising us of the distribution. He says:—-Meanwhile, will you kindly assure all tha subscribers tbat heir generosity will be greatly appreciated by tho unfortunate sufferers for who - relief the gift ill, eventually, be applied." May I add my qwn appreciation of tbe generosity of those in your diatriot who have ootne forward with materia! assistance for the alleviation of tbe intense suffering of tbe Serbians,"

Old Da_9 — MrT Qualy, clerk of the Wairewa County Counoil has obtained photographs of the four different building} in wbiob the ittle Biver Road Board met for regular meeting*;. The first meeting was held in the Ellwm _c Arms kept by E. Sh kespeare, and there wero present Messrs J Gebbie, W Gould, T H Parkinson, J Birrett Jno Girkin, Chas M Hnbbard, W Holden, H Tanner and B Shakespeare Tbis was the meeting of ratepayer* to form tha Board. Tbe first Board elaoted later were: Messrs 0 M Hubbard (ohairman), T H Parkinson Jno Gebbie, H Bnohanan, Wm Birdling and J Girkin. Tbe first meeting was held at Waaaoe's on January 18th, 1864. Mr Mountfort was the first clerk of the Board An . Hart is b«ing and a to obtain photo g'aghs of the members of the first Board and tbe i« will bs bung in the Wairewa Counoil Chamber! at Little River.

Akaroa Butter Factory.-A reoord was established at the Akaroa Butter Factory yesterday, when the ohurning produced 27 boxes of butter representing 1296 lb-. Tbe increase in suppliers SDd improved feed ow I ing to. the recent rains is increasing the output of the factory every week. | Pom Lbvy,—A correspondent writes s— what a ohange In a month la Ootober ■bings were looking pretty blue with regard 0 feed for sheep and cattle; but owing to recant rains things ere looking very green, feed has cotno away and is now becomiNg plentiful. Bbearlng is in full foroe-id fact ••nine sheds have cutout, via., Messrs L M Wilson, B Ware. 3 E Fleming and J H Fleming. Owing to occasional showers pro. <resa is yery slow. With a few fine days everybody should be over their shearing trouble tot a year and with tho good prioes ruling should be well satisfied'

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1915., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3507, 23 November 1915

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1915. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3507, 23 November 1915

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