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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1915.

l-mwoiuL —Mr and Mfs Frank Bobineon, o! Foxton, ll»8 of Palmerston North, are spending n few days with Mr and MB G<-o.i?« Araißtrong of Akaroa 'They leave Akaroa to-day.

PuNiseuLA Balk Yabds Company—A m«ttingof tbe direorora of tbn Peninsula Baleyarda Company waa held at D'lvaueh.lle on Friday, Mr R I atter, obairman. presiding. Tha Becretary was inducted to send a letter of condolenoe loth-family of rhe late Mr F H Pynn. Mr WilkiD'?, engineer, submitted a dmft plan of proposed additions to the yards, compr'sing «no;facr pens. Ii was dcoided to proceed with the work. Accounts amounting to £18 103 7d were pawed for payment.

AKAftOi. Distbict Bioh Bchooi,.—A meet. lag of tbe committee waa held on Monday evening. Present—Meearß J R Newton. (ohairman). J 8 Doodu, 0 W Leete, and Revs i W Hayward and A H Julius. The Ingpeotot's report was read and tbe following motion carried. "That we congratulate Mr 8011, tbe h»adn.a_ter and the echool nt»f_ on the excellent results of th" resent examination at diademed in the Inopeotor's report' Tbe faot that nine out of the ten pup-Is in lb* senior elans (.anted proflcienoy certifi eatesißvery gratifying, and tbe improvement in tone and work of the school reflects great credit on the headmaster and the var•• loua members ot his staff." Io was decided that the cohool o!oeo for holidays on De.enrbor 32, and reopen on February 7: It was (BWlved tbat the Akaroa Borough Council fee ibanked for fencing tbe toad to the school, and be a.ked to eomplate the fencing. It was olbo decided to Bend a letter of eyra. patby to the parents of Maurice Stuart. Aeoonniß amounting to £8 6a 4d were pawed for payment, It was resolved th .t tbe afcaroa Borough Council he asked to tar •nd asphalt tbe yard at the .chool and charge mmc to the committee. The matter •f alteration fn hose aud tapß wai left to HM TilltiOg OOmjEQlttfll.

Akaroa Eleotbicai_ Scheme.—At the special meeting of the Counoil to considpv supplementing the Akaroa electrical til -• t.

t c Borough electrician stated that he oou.d without further, power veers, connect up en<ni.h power to produce a further revenue of £75 per annum.

A aooD Bit o? Work Fob Oub Boys.— Many Bacrifies are being made at (bis time of war, and many strenuous efforts to help along the funds. Not the least among the latter was the feat of a young lady in Okain's on Tuesday, who drove unaided a wild two. year old heifer to the fete. It appears that Mr J H 0 Thacker informed the young lady, Miss Bain, that if she could drive down a two-year-old heifer to the feta unaided and without dogs, she coold give it to tho fete, The heifer was a sucker, and particularly unmanageable. The young lady spent a number of hours in winning her wager. The heifer was driven out of Ihe paddock by her Bix limes, and eaoh time jumped the fence again. Finally after 7£ hours strenuous work she got it down to the fete, where it realized in sale the sum of £26.

•'A Pass Wobd.": —To effect a certain pur pose there is at ono time orjan other a necessity to employ a term or phrase, and in varying ways For the publio in general "personal knowledge" is the best and good guide to attain one's purpose ; for instance, many statements are made perhaps thoughtlessly, perhaps maliciously, regarding the origin of accredited brands of goods, but the password of such articles is the esteem and per. eonal knowledge held in the publio mind, and by the gaod name of, say, Wolfe's Schnapps. Therefore, those persons who want an article they ask for should be sure of their request—There is only one WolEe's SchDapps and one only. Wolfe's Schnapps is and always bag been made ii Holland, and is distilled from tbe finest barley aromatised from the Italian juniper berry. Purchasers should ask for the real original—the made in Holland, the bottled in Holland The Wolfe's Schnapps. Look for the name which is on every label and bottle.

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1915., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3503, 10 December 1915

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1915. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3503, 10 December 1915

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