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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 1916. IMPROVING THE MAIN AKAROA ROAD.

There is no doubt the time has come when the bad corners on the Main Akaroa County Eoad should be improved where possible. The bad turn at the foot of the Barry's Bay hill, which has been a source of trouble to drivers of all class of vehicles for many years is being improved now" by the Akaroa County Council.' The improvement in grade,? at places like that above Ur LibeHu'fr.rwidonce al Duvauriu'lk-';:: v/oiild be \ve!<:ome; but unfortunately the eKpon.se would . ■■■■ r.'.-.iivy to take a road .;;<oufh the flat paddock adjoin- ■ ing the present road. ' Close to Akaroa, and just above the slaughter yard there are some awkward turns that might be improved. There have been several .tut; or accidents in that neigh-:-.ihccci, through the abrupt natur, >.;£ the turns. Perhaps the most urgent improvement on the Main Akaroa Read is the widening of the Onawe Flat -oaii, butween the wharf and iiarv's Bay smithy. This road is now" the main Akaroa road and .it several points a car could not a waggon. It would be . o to effect the widening • £ out the banks at the ~■, lUiu this should be done at oh:.--. There is very heavy traffic on the roads now and every consideration should be given to the various motor car services which give a pleasant trip to tourists. looaLlln i> u"&n f. hajlT Pehinsula Kkcbozt—ESntietraent einoe B»turday include that of Koger 0 Mason; Okaio'B Bay, farm hand, in the mounted. Ajuroa HoerttAh— Tenders for supplies to the Akitoa Hospital for the coming yeaslose at nooi on M.Jidky. 20 March. Dot on Ediroh "7 b » J previously nutlfid. t'BNitiauLA Babbit Uuaho Hats3.—Mr G, U. O'iJitiiajjUAu, Ooau;; O.nrk at Duvaaohelie. haa been autb-jrieed tv reoeive (be Peninaala Kabbi; Baaed rates from all rate, payers, . ' ' DonuoHSLLTS Bed Oboss Fond.—4 denoe in *iJ of iha nbovd fand will bo held in the Daviuohelle Hal! on Friday night, when the gaoi* left over from Ibn fete in Aid of the Peninsula War Farnle Appeal will be sold. SpjßTixo.—Mr J. F. B loiiaoaD bu-' Bold the Ihroß-yeer old geld.t.R, Asonlaphue, by Martian—trips; Girl, to Mr H. F. NioolJ. He will go into i£, Bouuilar'B stable at Bicairton to be prepared for fature eugagtmaots. Ahotbbr Good Kaik —The weather ohanged again on Sunday evening and jta terdaj morning whan rain BHt in from ibe east. There wan .13m reoordeii in Akatoa totrnship, but the ruin was heavy iv thu oaatern baje, whore from a half to. three, quarters of an Inch was registered. Th» rain was warm and mudbrnocna wore again plxnttfQl. Moras ColUoljH -In our report of he oolii-ii b't«e"i Vlr D sue , ').'* ~, .1 < I'l "• 'li ri 'I (If (' < '< ' ' . , ' ' ' • .MX 10 til ;, ;, ~i -, • : i .( n Li Air iVoi» i,i", -r «.ln. n> ifi.'ii , **i in no way to 1 m>. In (i '. ti' doled wiih good J dg iii'ip !i i.ju , -. i voi i iiii .loaidenl. T«e (».».'■■ ■ • v-' ' i- <i-i« »,o negotiate. :? ■ : i >.'■ •■•< to ti

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 1916. IMPROVING THE MAIN AKAROA ROAD., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3527, 14 March 1916

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 1916. IMPROVING THE MAIN AKAROA ROAD. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3527, 14 March 1916

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