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Nurse Doll.—Mrs Steele of Christcharch, who won the Red Cross nurse doll given by Mr 3 A Bhodes. of Akaroa, at the gift afternoon on Wednesday is giving the doll baok.

Red Cross and Lady Liverpool Fund 3.— The Mayoress acknowledges the receipt of the following gifts ;—Collected by Mr Ta3sie Rhodes, £1 5s ; Mrs George Mo gan, 2 pairs socks; Mrs Perm, 1 scarf; Miss H Dodds, 1 scarf.

Collection BY- Small Girl. —At the *karoa County at Duvauchelle on Thursday, Miss Amy Grotty of Leßon'a Bay a little <jirl aged 8, eolleoted on the ground foj the Peninsu a War Funds Appeal. She .was iressed as a Bed Cross nurse and collected £3 3s 4d in a very Bbort time.

Akaroa Domain Tennis Club—The Akuroa Dsmain Tennis Club held a further ;,'iit uftemoon in aid of the No 1 Penintula Queen on New Year'B Day, making a total of £i 48s 6d. This with the amount made on Boxing Day brings tho total raised by ihe Club to £20 Ss 6d.

Chmstchurch Woon Sale,—The third Christchurch wool sale will be held on M day next, when 22,185 bales will be oflerod, as against 19,101 for the second Bale in December. There is a good deal of sp-.-iu. laiion as to whether American buyers will be allowed to operate or not. Their withdrav il, it is considered, will be prejudical to 'he to the prices at tho sale.

Tourist Traffic —There are a largo nil nber of visitors travelling to and from Aka oa tbh season and tho cars are taxed to accommodate all. The weather has been cool I'or ihe holidays. Except for New Year's cUy there have not been many days very suital.'le for bathing. The launches have been much ia demand as the water has been v.ry smooth up to the last few days.

Sickness at Okain's Bay.—There is a gr:at deal of Bioknes3 with whooping oougli and nad colds at Okain's Bay. Last week tho inftint eon aged 2 years of Mr L Gr&ni wis tnken up to Cbristohurch suffering from whooping cough and pneumonia, but he succumbed on Sunday last. Much sympathy is felt with Mr and Mrb Grunt in th iir bgreavement. On Thursday the younggt eon of Mr John B Th-toker booame very ill, Mr C B Thuoker ran him up to Christchurch in his oar fur modioal attontion, and it ia hoi-ad ho is well on the way to recovery.

Fakkwell to Troopers.—On New Yer.r'B Eve a euchre party and social was held in tho Little River Town Hall to bid farewjll to eight troopers who aro leaving for Tr n thara. The hall was crowded, and tho function was one of the most euooessl'ul ever bold in tho district. During the ovoning -Mr J O Coop, chairman of the Patriotic Cc-m----mittee, presontod a safety razor and a money bo>t to each of the guests, Trooper:: It Maekay, Goorge Newton. H Kay, Wynn Manson. 8 Poppor, H Tozor, Harold Br.ty, and Fred Hemingway, Rev E H Mulos a!3O prosented Trooper It Maokay who Is a mem. ber oi tho St Andrew's Vestry with a prayer book and pookot book from tho vestry,,

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3511, 8 January 1916

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3511, 8 January 1916

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