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NORTH ISLAND GALE. [Newspaper Article] — Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser — 14 February 1911
NORTH ISLAND GALE. STEAMERS TAKE SHELTER. Gisboknk, Feb. I'd. There were five steamers sheltering at Te Araroa yesterday, tbe Mokoia, tho Squall, tho Ilaupiri, tho Wanaka, and one of tho Richardson &amp; Company's boats. The steamer Countess from Auckland also put in. So violent was the wind at Te Araroa yesterday that a blacksmith's shop was blown down, and 30ft. of veiv.ndab fn.m tbe hotel was torn oil. 1 Tbe weather has cleared up at Gishomc but there) was record rainfall for February of 8.02 inches. Much siit has lodged near tbe wharves-
BUSH FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser — 14 February 1911
BUSH FIRES. $ SETTLERS BURNT OUT. New Plymouth, Feb 1;5 Bush fires in fcbo Toko district yesterday, did much damage, sweeping over a area. E. Took; a sol tier on tbe Oxford road, lose hi* house and farm buildings, which were insured for £100. Mrs Liirken lost her lu)u?o md content?, which were insured for i'so. Fnmk lioio lost his hou-e, which is believed to have been insured. Frank Cowling lost his bouse and content--, insured for £'100. Tho. bridce over tho Stonoy river was partly destroyed.
A LANGUAGE DIFFICULTY. [Newspaper Article] — Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser — 14 February 1911
A LANGUAGE DIFFICULTY. THE GREKNL'ANK '.VLIECK. j Fiu'rawm-:, Feb. 12. Th&quot; aii'-eiice of an inlerpreler cv.isee! great diliieuUy in interviewing the Gl--n',j.ir,k sur., ', vie or, whose name is now goo-n as Ami! ' Kiiala. Finally au interpreter was fmnid : •3-ji.) miles away. He interview, d the n i-cuc-d man over the telephone. Kttala saol the '. anchor-: refused to hoid at lialia. liaila, ho : the captain put lo sea. The wind blew the j sails away, and the essel b- : ga:i to red I. Thecal go slnft'-el. and they lest control of the ship, which drifted with the seas 1 rating : over it. The rolling grew wotte. Attempts wen: made to lower tho lifebe-.it, which had been mylecteel. The davit- were rusted, and they were unable to chift iiiom. When the -hip turned Untie lie, the third mate ami the cook were thrown clear. Ife raw this keel uppermost for a few minutes belora the vessel sank. The three stalled swimmii:-;. After three hours a tremendou-i wave overwhelmed hi=&...
ÆEROPLANES IN WARFARE. [Newspaper Article] — Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser — 14 February 1911
ÆEROPLANES IN WARFARE. ——— ■ THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION. Nkw yoi:K, Feb. I' 2 R re Simon, an aiator, aeroiilaueel, sooit ing lon lh-3 Ameneim boiJ r, iv an uKi mpt 11 legato tbe Mexican rebels :&lt;outh of .hum z Alo i a lengthy llight, lie returned, net haw ing r iced the rebels. An.lemars, when about to attempt a scouiing llight, fell thirty leet. His monoplane, wiu: wrecked, but lie eteaped unhurt.
RECIPROCITY TREATY [Newspaper Article] — Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser — 14 February 1911
RECIPROCITY TREATY AMERICAN OPINIONS. Mi-ay YoitK, Feb. 12. l'n oident Tuft, speaking at Springtield, IlliiK is, pointed out that reciprocity would be le, hlative'ly enacted, thus enabling either counir.v lo withdraw from the agreement at any time by repealing the statute. Kccpro&quot; city, Le s-aiil, meant steadier wheat pi ices. Mr Roosevelt, speaking at Grand Rapid?; Mich gan, said that he !aoired reciprocity, whicO matte 1 signal advance to closer relat ons between the two countries. lie added that he desired a ch-ingo in the Ameiican Con-i tution, abolishing the Electoral College method of electing Presidents.
INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser — 14 February 1911
INQUEST. EMILY CAIRNS, DECEASED. | An inquest t niching tho death ot Emily Cairns, wife, of Mr Andrew' I Cairns, of De Bon's Bay, was held nt the Akaroa Hospital on 'Tuesday niter noon, before G. V. Thomas, Esq.. J.P., Coroner, and a jury consisting of Messrs C W. Leete (foreman), A. li. Munro, Whitham, J. Staples, 11. Uhodes anil Edwin Karbey. It will 1)9 remembered tbat Mrs Cairns was returning to Le Bon's Bay on February 2nd, after veiling Akaroa, when she fell from her horse and ! became unconscious. The Doctor I was called on Saturday, February I ■!.(!), and ordered her removal to the Akaroa Hospital. She was brought to tho Hospital on Saturday evening. She novji&quot; regained consciousness, and died on Thursday last. j It- win generally thought that do-J ivasid had sustained a fraetuwd skuli in falling from her horse, but Dr Me, lleddii; made a post mortem exami .i'liion and found a rumor on i !m I),'am. j &gt;-. c.-.-i-ecl |i;id bee-)) suijtet l'&lt; ...
NEW CHURCH AT WAINUI. [Newspaper Article] — Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser — 14 February 1911
NEW CHURCH AT WAINUI. — ---© — OPENING BUCIAL. ', ' About forly people travelled over io IV- aonei from Akaroa on Thuisehiy: mghl by Me Boole's launch, ioehuhm- ! i-o- B«-v. A. !i. .Loins and tin'j Mayor and Mayoress, and though there was somewhat of n. jobbie) on the way ov. r, the ' (;■:,•, j i was a nm-1 enjoyable one. j i son ariiviii in church, Ihe vi-itors were; welcomed by tho Wainui resi dents, who ba;i geJ iicr- d in such j number;; that the chinch could not accommodate a!!. lie v. J.W. Havward, Pry. A. U. Julius The Mayor, Messrs Mulcock, T. E. Taylor, and a number of others interested in the erection of the church occupied lira platform. Proceedings were opened by the .onguig; of tbe &quot; O'el 11 undiedth,&quot; which was followed by a short prayer. Ail pre.-i-nh then joined heartily in tbe singing of ihe hymn '* Wo iovefhe. Place () Bord.&quot; &quot; I The lies*. J. Vv. Haywaod acted as | chairman, !M.id outlined .(be pro- ] era mine fo...
THRESHING FURTHER DELAYED. [Newspaper Article] — Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser — 14 February 1911
THRESHING FURTHER DELAYED. The. weather contiuur-s to interfere with the ;lue.hiiig of cocksfoot very much, and contractors and owners have been still further delayed. The rain on Wednesday and_ Sunday morning left very little intervening threshing weather, and occasioned heavy dews, There must be at least a week or a lortuight's threshing yet to be done on lho Peninsula. Iho i;uiket is shortly, and lilb seed is still realising 'id per lb f.o.b, locally.
THE NEW THRESHING MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser — 14 February 1911
THE NEW THRESHING MACHINE. Many inquiries are being made regarding t'.e new threshing machine. It has been employed during tne last week in Mr W. H. Monlgomery's paddock on the hill top, Little River, and has done remarkably good work. Of course the machine has to prove its economical value, and to show that it is doing this we quote the following details of one of its :—There were five nun carrying, who got an early start, and had a large stack ready for threshing before ihe machine began. The men worked for nine hour?, and tbe machine for six and a h.ih ixui'o. There were three men working the mac'iine, and for the day's work (Y2 bags '.veve threshed. To compare this with tue Hail threshing, assuming that a double floor dt f.-ur men can thresh 20 baits in eight hours: Take the uniform wage of tbe men employed on the machine and lloors as ls 6d ;:er hour, and it will be seen tbat whereas the cost of threshing by the machine for the li' 2 bags was JJ4 ltis, and threshing by flail wa...