24 April 1918 Rat-catching has quite a literature of its own which should convince anyone of the possibility of reducing this great waster in a very short time

The weather has continued favourable for both farm and garden work, and considerable progress has been made by the farmer and the allotment-holder. I don’t think we need yet despair (should favourable weather help us) of getting the great crop of potatoes that we have been called upon by the authorities to try for.

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