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"In all nvy travels in Australasia I have tasted no better fruit than, that produced in New Zealand," . said Mr Efftiil, London Port Superintendent, in, his lecture on Friday (says the "New Zealand Times"). Mr Estill wehf onto urge that the Dominion .should, enter into the! fruit ■ export.vtrade^mbreV -exteiisivelv. • ■■'■'-.- ; ■■ • '' ■•■; '■■ '\'/"\ / ■'■.■

The past ■week of uninterrupted fine weather lias enabled the farmers in the Akaroa district to make good progress with the cocksfoot harvest, and another week of similar weather will see a great many finished. This season has seen the increasing use of small threshing plants driven by oil-engines, the whole outfit having to be small and compact to enable it to be sledged on the hills from one thrashing floor to another. From all accounts the "combine" has proved very successful, and will be of great service where labour is in slioi*{o supply.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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