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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 1916.

Sale Dat—To-day is Sale Day at Duveiu ehelles.

Medical.—Dγ Moßeddie, who bad the Akaroa praotioe for some years and fa as been in Queensland since, has beon acoepted for active service in hie medical copaoiey, and leavea for the front immediately.

Akaroa Peachbs—Mr C Mann, o( Akaroa, who has asked residents for peaohos to send H\vay to the St Alban's fete, held last Saturday in aid of the local Kod Cross, packed up 13 oaaee and forwarded them to Christ* obnrob. The prooeeda from the sale of the peaohea totalled £3

Akaroa EiiKcieic Light Scheme.—Th> water question has again beoome aoute, and even with the orueher engine running three days, the water is falling in the reservoir Practically the whole supply comes from the Balgueri oreek, ac the tirehan Valley stream yields hardly any water nt all.

Peime Peninsula IJeef.—At tho Addington market on on Wednesday. Tbe staers eont forward by Mr A J Birdling, the well.known flalswell breeder, stood out for all round exeollenoo 10 superior animals averaging £16 9s 3d per heed.

PEJiiNSULA Eecruit—Monday's enlistment ß included that of Robert Barwiok, of ahellu's Bay, in the mounted section. Hβ is tbe only son of Mr J G Barwick, blacksnvth, of Akaroa.

Personal—Mr T. J. Pemberton, who was for gome years on the "Lyttelton Times" staff and later joined the "Otago Daily Times," was in England on a holiday trip when war broke out, and has received a oommis3ion as second lieutenant in a British regiment and is now at tbe front. Mr Pemberton is the youngest brother of Dr Pemberton, of Little River, and is known in Akaroa where he resided for over a year

French Eed Cross.—The Akaroa Branoh of the French Bed Cross reoeived a donation of £32 11s 6d from Mr E Hay, rnakiug tbe total raised in Akaroa on Tricolour Day £200. The following letter accompanied the gift. "I ccc by the "Akaroa Mail" tbat you raised £167 83 6d for the Red Cross Fund of France] lam enclosing a cheque for £32 11s 6d to make it up to £200. I think tne French are just magnificent in the glorious fiyht they are putting up. and I am full of admiration for them. They deserve our hearttul thanks and help."

Loyal Good Inieni Lodge. —The Loyal Good Intent Lodge met on Monday las', when Bro. H X Newton, Acting N.G., preeidod over a specially good attendance. The auditors' report of the last ha f-year was submitted by Bro C W Luete It disclosed a a gratifying state of affairs in conoeotion with tbe finances of tbe lodge. Assets totalled over £2200 and liabilities nil. The arnouot of eiok pay passed had been comparatively small. The report was adopted, and the nenal auditors' fee passed for payment. Brothor L F Haylock and G W Leete ware appointed delegates to represent the Lodge at the forthcoming district meeting at Duvauchelles. The recently elected officers for the current term were duly installed, Bro F E Davis as N.G.. and Bro. O W Leete a 8 V.G.. the G.M. for the district, Bro. T. Lawrence, acting ac leoture master for the occasion.

Pigeon Bay School—At the meeting of the | Eduoation Board on Wednesday a leMer was j received from the Pigeon Bay Committee, ihankiog the board for the reoent improve , ments and additions to the furniture, but pointing out that the two gravest defeota— need of improvement in the ventilation and sanitary arrangememente— had not been remedied. The teaoher also wrote, pointing out that she liked the position, but if nothing conld be done, it would be neaessary for her. in the interests of her health to resign It was recognised by members of tbe board that this Bohool was one of those requiring »o be replaced at an early date. It was, therefore, agreed that tbe chairman of the board, and Mr Mr Boyd and the arohiteot abould visit tbe locality and fix on a site for a now school

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 1916., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3527, 3 March 1916

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The Akaroa Mail. FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 1916. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3527, 3 March 1916

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