BEST RAIN FOR 20 YEARS AT MUNDOWDNA
Farina Rejoices. In Breaking Of Drought ' .
FARINA, Monday.— The drought has de finitely broken here, and the seasonal pros pects are bright. Following on the Decem ber rains, the present falls assure an ex
cellent season. Herbage is showing strong growth. Latest total readings: — Farina, 175; Myrtle Springs, 610; Wilpoorina, 142; Witchelina, 380; Marree, 104; Mundowdna 267 (best rain for 20 years); Lyndhurst Sid ing, 150; Mount Lyndhurst, 85; Murn peowie, 129. All creeks are running strongly, and dams, are full. Washaways north and south of Farina have caused the cancellation of trains for a few days. The weather is now clear. The Farina to Cordillo Downs mail was hope lessly bogged at Knob Well (107 points). It is impossible to go on, as tho roads will be impassable for a week or more.