;i;;:TTh*»f etofek market at Duvauche!U» ;; signs of:'depression owing ''to vsar,: and it is expected that tb<i;market will becnpae even more stae- ; naob- later.; '' :^Furraera:'-: ar,e:r. anxious about their labour in tbe hnseason, and' many grower; are con sidering the advisability of reducing cpofcsfoot areas owing to tb?i difficulty of. baying labour to gather rt "'to.; There is -much entbu9ia>m 'as 'to >sapp<Jrt of thejxpeciitiooiirg force, and many all willingness to enrol themselves in tbe force. .A feature 'of ibe lasl! week's ■news has been'tbe'sensational rumours spread about by excited people! The fnmour's reached Akaroa, and orr.Fri 'day, morning several citizens; without verifying the .statements, spread i\ broadcast. /All thoW gathered at the Duvaucbelle ?ale were /notified, and even the schoolchildren had the story pf jhe capture of seven German oruiaera and the disablement of the battleship Hf S. New an npiijaped; to s therci;' ; \^e/ think- that (eaobera; should be carefal to va< ify
repqtf^[beforei oannbuncing: Hiera tn a demoralising effret ijn to lie: told a report and afterwardgv : Another rumour of a serious 6ritieh reverse ■waaoiroalated on Sat '^uii?!fliy/?itfq , lrpio'gfr which we are glaaCto sSy proved absoia^ly r ground is and every£pofo isl more .or less excited over the | ■eeribaa! positidh of 1 oar-Brapire; but an i exempt ehouldilie madei by every id ;3ividnal to maintain something of 'that of , which the British nation is jttetlyao proud. ; : : \ .'V'
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LOCALS EFFECTS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4420, 11 August 1914