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Trooper Joblin who left with the f.-ixth Reinforcements returned by the WilU shra siok. He reached Christehurch from 1 >unedin on Sunday evening and Mr J 0 Uoop motored up to Christchuroh and brought him home to Little River in his cat After five weeks in the trenches Trooper Joblin 1.11 a viatim to the blizzard, which invaded Gallipoli late last November, aud had to be invalided home suffering from rheuma'.ism. He has been given his dt3 tharge COCKBFOOT Th eooksfoot harvest is turning as well as can bo espeoted Growers have started threshing and there are some fair orop«. but the yield is only what could be expected from the amount of straw Machines are being used in ft number of paddocks It is oonpidered that the orop will only be one eights of the usual yield, as there was less area shut up and tho crops are bo small A fair amount of outside labour has been employed but there is no shortage PENINSULA STOCK In the last tew wooks large consignments of stock have passed through Little River The previous two Tuesdays there have been 80 truck loads of sheep and cattle, and it is expected that another 80 truok loads will be sent up to-day

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LITTLE RIVER., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3518, 1 February 1916

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LITTLE RIVER. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3518, 1 February 1916

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