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The heavy winds two or three weeks ago, siys the Oamaru Mail, did more damage in anme districts than was imagined. In the Totara district a crop of barley, half of which was oat before the nor'-westers came on, ran thirty-nine bushels to the acre over the portion cut early, while after the winds tbe balance only returned twenty bushel*. The ears were not shaken clean but broken right off. Many farmers who ore now thcenlung find that their returns are hardly S3 high as tney anticipated.

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DAMAGED BY WIND., Press, Volume LIII, Issue 9841, 15 February 1896

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DAMAGED BY WIND. Press, Volume LIII, Issue 9841, 15 February 1896

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