Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.



Threshing Id our district Is nearly brer. The average yield of wheat baa been reported fc 0 me as about 23 bushel* per.aore, On the whole it was some what below the estimate. Iq the yield of oata there la much variety, while a few farmers can rejoioa Id having had ftom 28 to 30 bushels, the majority did not obtain more thin 24 bnahels, while I bare heard of a yield to small aa 18 bushels to the acre. On Thursday a nasty accident happened to one of the Mount Somera 1 schoolboys. Wnile practising on the horfcjotaltJ**, he misaed his hold and fell backwards from a height of six fee», his head striking heavily upon a stone H« reoaived a nasty dot oa the scalp besides a. very severe shock to the back and chest. 91 8 e lOipe from instant death wan narrow indeed. " On Friday a meeting of the Mount Somers Pablto Ltbr«y Committee took plaoe m the Library room. Present— Wright, itastoa and Baeohler. Th© minutes of the last meeting were oonfirmed, and the amobnt of £14 5a wm voted for porohaae of new books, several members of the Oommlttee bariog prepared lists of works from whleh to cbobie. The result was the selection of 80 oholbe works ; a great n amber of them being recent publications, The Secretary was Instructed to furnish leading book seller* In the dlstrlot with the Hats of the work* wanted, and to make arrangements aboot the reblnding of old books.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

MOUNT SOMERS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2094, 26 March 1889

Word Count

MOUNT SOMERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2094, 26 March 1889

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.