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THE DROUGHT.

~ • : (PBE PKEBS ASSOPIATJON,) [ Bydnby, January 15. ' A huge beat wave has swept over the J colony since Thursday, the thermometer , haying averaged 102 m the shade m « Sydney. Slight rain is now falling m I Sydney and the Southern districts. i The heat and drought are again caus- ' ing considerable anxiety throughout the l colpny. At Conowindra, m the JBathurst ( district, there is great scarcity o.f water, [ which is being carted from a distanco of E eight miles to supply the wants of the i town. At Casino, on the Richmond I River, New England district, maijso £ crops" are beginning to wither, and ■ millions qf ingects are attacking the stalks. The much-dreaded blight is J feared unless rain jails' immediately. E Intense j^eaj; {s beipg experienped v 4 «-A M afhout % Ne^r Ktiglan'd 1 diptficp, d ""'""•"n * ? '"*"■ TJjo^ pirpppect fs » especially at Inveiv... F -^- the ° again becoming most serious iv» agriculturists and runholders of the " colony. "j Brisbane. January 15. jy 3 he drought is breakiug up iv many n dt3triot((. ! t

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THE DROUGHT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2038, 16 January 1889

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THE DROUGHT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2038, 16 January 1889

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