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(PBR PBBBS ABBOOIATION.) > ' Invrboaboili., March 8. Slnee the new year the weather has been exceptionally fine nnd the harvent prospect! good. Thb, with the probability of a great outside demand at high rates, U making farmers jubilant. A very large area la under orop principally oits, and settlement appears to hnve received a fresh impetuv. The tut nip crop la exceedingly good so that the outlook for stock la of the best. Large blookn of land are being secured for tbe flix industry which Is likely to assume considerable dimensions as flix exists In abundance. Many people now believe tin mining wlu speedily be m full swing st Stewart's Isiaod and this with the development of gold mining (a various quarters oauilng bUilpe?s people to take a hopeful view of the, situation. Already a general improvement In trade Is noted

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2082, 8 March 1889

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PROSPECTS OF SOUTHLAND. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2082, 8 March 1889