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This district has experienced fur fcher warm rains, and the grass i.coming along very well. Fruit tree are having their second bloom—som blooming abundantly. The daily supply at the Akaloa factory is still increasing; DEPARTURE. The old residents of this district ar gradually seeking homes in othe parts. Mrs Annie Waghorn with he two sons, F. and R. Waghorn and Miss Rosie Waghorn left; their home, "Little Brook" Akaloa, some two weeks ago, and are now at Makutoku near JDannevirke. Mrs Waghorn wa a very regular attendant at St. Luke'tchurcb, and she is very much missed at the services; especially now the congregations are so small. Messrr Fred and Bob Waghorn have been aotive members of the tennis club for years, and at times have played for the Akaloa football olub. Though they did not take a very prominent part in local affairs they were evei ready to give their help to any cause pertaining to the district's welfare. RECRUITING. The latest local boy to offer his services with the N.Z. Forces is Robert Bailey, of "Cosy Dell" Akaloa He makes the third aon of Mr Frank Bailey's to join the colours. RED CROSS The ladies are still busy with their needles. Mrs Aitchison (convener) of the Ohoriton branch has £50 or more to spend on material. This sum was the proceeds of the "fair" hold on December 22nd. Small stamps with tbo name of this branch aro now to be sewn in ail articles that are made up. The Little Akalon Sewing Guild is doing good work with its bandage and linen afternoons. Once a fort night they meet and make up baud ■ ages, knit sox and such like. The Afealoa sohool children have donated some £2 or more for material for their Red Cross work, and both boye and girls are busy with their knitting needles.

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LITTLE AKALOA AND CHORLTON, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3527, 14 March 1916

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LITTLE AKALOA AND CHORLTON Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3527, 14 March 1916

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