LOCAL AND GENERAL.
The Akaroa and Wainui Road Board meet at Duvauchelle tomorrow for their monthly meeting.
The following men have volunteered for active service from Okains Bay :—Herbert Harris and Alex Mackay.
Sergt Jackson who was some years ago in charge of the Akaroa Police station visited the Peninsula on Tuesday and returned to Christchurch on Wednesday morning.
Mr C. Mann of Akaroa has been successful in drawing the second prize, a suite of furniture in the Peninsula and Ellesmere Queen Art Union organised in the Ellesmere district. Mrs E. E. Lelievre acknowledges the following donations to the Lady Liverpool Fund: —Mrs H. W. Wilkins £1 Is; Mrs K. Jacobson, a cream carrying shawl (to be sold for funds)
The Mayoress, Mrs G. Armstrong, acknowledges the receipt of £1 from Mrs W. Glynan for the Red Cross Funds. Mrs Armstrong also reports that Mrs Pilkington has been appoint ed auditor for the Akaroa Branch accounts.
At the Little River sale on Tuesday Messrs H. Matson and Co offered leasehold goodwill of 73 acres of Education reserve belonging to Mr Jock Reynish with compensation for improvements valued at £300. Tho property was passed in at £400.
Recently the Stock Department have been sending a representative
to the Peninsula Stock Sale held at Little River and Duvauchelle each month with beneficial results, not only in inspecting the stock yarded at the sales, but also in giving advice to farmers on matters of the greatest importance in connection with their stock. As the result of the visits made by the inspector several cattle have been condemned in the yards which otherwise mny have passed unnoticed.
Mr Orton Guthrie Bradley, who passed away at his residence, Wellington street, Linwood, recently, was the son of Mr William Orton Bradley, shipowner and shipbuilder, of Sunderlund, England, and enmc to New Zealand to his uncle, Rev. R. R. Bradley, of Charteris Eay, Lyttelton, some fifty years ago. He afterwards settled in the Gerakline district, where he brought up a large family of seven sons and three daughters. Two sons are dead, and of the remaining all are serving their country but one whose large family prevents him enlisting. But he served in the Boer war. The eldest son, Captain W. O. ' Bradley, has boon training the artillery at Tronthara and Featherston since the war broke out. One son was wounded In the landing on GallipoU, und is still in England, ntid two others leavo with the 13th and Hth Reinforcements. The late Mr Bradley made aomothing of a record inasmuch as he had only a doctor once in forty years. He also leaves a •widow to mourn her loss.
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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3545, 12 May 1916