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ASHBURTON AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL ASSOCIATION SHOW.

PRIZE LIST. The annual show of the A. and P. Association was held on the new ground to-day. There was a large attendance of the public, and the weather was excellent. The prize list is as Under, and where classes are omitted there was either no entry or no award : SHEEP, Merino. Judges—J. Pearson, Neil McLean, M. Stitt. Marshall in attendance—Donald McLean. Class I—-For the best ram above 18 months old —Hawdon, C. G., shorn Nov. 25, 1879, Ist prize; Hawdon, C. G., shorn Nov. 25, 1879, 2nd. Class 2 For the best ram under 18 months old—Hawdon, C. G., lambed Aug. 14, 1879, Ist prize ; Hawdon, C. G., lambed Oct. 14, 1879, 2nd. Class 3 —For the best ewe above 18 months old—Gould and Cameron, shorn Dec., 1879, Ist prize ; fHawdon, C. G., shorn Dec. 15, 1879, 2nd. Glass 4—-For the best ewe under 18 months old—Gould and Cameron, lambed Oct., 1879,15 t prize; Hawdon, 0. G,, lambed Oct. 14, 1879, 2nd. Class s—For5 —For the best two ewes above 18 months old with lambs at foot—Hawdon, C. G., ewes with lambs, shorn Dec. 12, 1879, Ist prize ; Hawdon, 0. G., ewes with lambs, shorn Dec. 12, 1879, 2nd. Class 6—For the best two ewes under 18 months old—Gould and Cameron, lambed Oct., 1879, Ist prize ; Hawdon, C. G., lambed Oct. 15, 1879; 2nd. Lincoln. Judges—D. Olliver, H. J. Hall, F. J. Raine. Marshall in attendance —R. Jeffs. Class 7—Wilkin and Carter, shorn Nov. 25, 1879, Ist prize. Class 9—For the best ewe above 18 months old —Wilkin and Carter, shorn Nov. 25, 1879, Ist prize ; Wilkin and Carter, shorn Nov. 25, 1879, 2nd. Class 10—For. the best ewe under 18 months old—Wilkin and Carter, lambed Sept. 14, 1879, Ist prize ; Wilkin and Carter, lambed Sept. 4, 1879, 2nd. Class 11—For the best two ewes above 18 months old with lambs at foot -Wilkin and Carter, shorn Nov. 25, 1879, Ist: prize ; Wilkin and Carter, shorn Oct. 13, 1879,2nd. Class 12—For the best two ewes under 18 months old—WilkinandCarter, lambed August 26, 1879, Ist prize. Leicester. Judges —D. Olliver, H. J. Hall, P. J. Raine. Marshall in attendants Jeffs.' ' ‘ 1

Class 13—For the best ram above 18 1 months old—Wilkin and Carter,: ’shorn i Nov. 25, 1879, Ist prize; Wilkin and 'j Carter, shorn Nov. 25, 1879, 2nd. Class 14—For the best ram under 18 1 months‘old—Wilkin and Carter, lambed Aug. 3, 1879, Ist prize; Wilkin and , Carter, lambed Sept, 25, 1879, 2nd. Class 15—For the best ewe above 18 months old—Wilkin and Carter, shorn Nov* 25, 1879, Ist prize ; Wilkin and Garter, shorn Nov., 25, 1879, 2nd. Class 16—For the best ewe under 18 months old—Wilkin and Carter, lambed Sept. 20, 1879, Ist prize ; Wilkin and Carter, lambed August 23, 1879, 2nd. Class 17—For the best two ewes aboye 18 months old with lambs at foot—Wilkin and Carter, shorn Nov. £5, 1879, Ist prize ; Wilkin and Carter, shorn, Nov. 25; 1879, 2nd. Class 18—For the best two ewes under 18 months old—Wilkin and Carter, lambed Sept. 10,1879, Ist prize ; Wilkin and Carter, lambed Aug. 20, 1879, 2nd. ROMNEY MARSH. Judges—D. Olliver, H. J. Hall, F. J Raine. Marshall in attendance —R. Jeffs. Class 19—For the best ram above 18 months old—-Wilkin and Carter, sliornNov. 25, 1879, Ist prize ; Wilkin and Carter, shorn Nov. 25,1879, 2nd. Class 20—For the best ram under 18 months old—Wilkin and Carter, lambed Aug. 25, 1879, no award. Class 21—For the best ewe above 18 months old —Wilkin and Carter, shorn Nov. 11, 1879, Ist price ; Wilkin and Carter, shorn Nov. 11, 1879, 2nd. Class 22—For the . best ewe under 18 months old - -Wilkin and Carter, lambed Sept. 18, 1879, Ist prise ; Wilkin and Carter, lambed Oct. 5, 1879, 2nd. Class 23—For the best two ewes aboye 18 months old with lamb at foot—Wilkin and Carter, shorn Oct. 11, 1879,15 t prize ; Wilkin and Carter, shorn Oct. 11, 1879 2nd. Class 24—For the best two ewes under 18 months old —Wilkin and Carter, lambed Septenber 8, 1879, Ist prize ; Wilkin and Carter, lambed Sept. 8, 1879, 2nd. CROSS-BRBDS. Judges—D. Oiliver, H. J. Hall, F. J. Raine, Marshall in attendance—R. Jeffs. Class 25—For the best five ewes (of any age) for butchers’ purposes- -0. Digby, Ist prize. Class 26—For the best five wethers (of any age);, for butchers’ purposes —Wilkin and Carter, Ist prize ; 0., Digby, 2nd. FAT SHEEP. Judges—D. Olliver, H. J. Hall, F. J. Raine. Marshall in attendance—R. Jeffs. Class 27 —For the best five merino wethers—Gould and Cameron, Ist prize ; Digby, 0., 2nd. Class 28—For the best five long-wool wethers—Gould and Cameron, Ist prize ; Scott, James, 2nd. LAMBS. Judges—D. Olliver, H. J. Hall, A. Turnbull. Marshall in attendance —R. Jeffs. Class 29 For the best ten fat lambs — Digby, 0., Ist prize; Wilkin and Carter, 2nd. CATTLE. (Imported or otherwise.) Judges—P.C." Threkeld, F. 0, Tabart, John Kelland. Marshall in attendance — F. Lewis. SHORTHORN. Class I—For the best bull of any age— Dawson, A., “ Earl Lonsden,” Ist prize. Class 3—For the best bull calved since July 1, 1878—James Scott, ‘Billy,’ Ist prize. ( . Class 4 —For the best bull calved since Ist July, 1879—Magee, T., ‘ Volunteer,’ Ist prize, Class s—For the best cow of any age— Digby, 0., Ist prize ; Digby, 0., highly commended. Class 7 —For the best heifer calved since July 1, 1878—Magee, T., ‘Lustre,’ Ist prize. Class B—For the best heifer calved since July 1, 1879—Magee, T., ‘Moss Rose,’ no award. ANY OTHER BREED. Judges—P. C. Threlkeld, F. 0. Tabart John Kelland. Marshall in attendance — F. Lewis. Class 9—Digby 0., ‘Oliver Cromwell,’ Ist prize. Oiass 13—For the best cow of any age —Digby, 0., Ist prize ; Digby, 0., 2nd. Class 15—For the best heifer . calved since July 1, 1878—Wilkin and Carter, Ist prize ; Wilkin and Carter, 2nd. Class 17 —For the best milch cow of any age or breed, in full profit—Magee, T., ‘ Betsy,’ Ist prize ; Williamson, D., 2nd ; Lewis, F., ‘ Reddy,’ highly commended. Class 18—For the best fat bullock— Digby, 0., Ist prize ; Digby 0., 2nd. ■ Class 19—For the best fat cow—Wilkin and Carter, Ist prize. Class 20— For the best fat steer calved since July 1, 1878—Wilkin and Carter, Ist prize ; Wilkin and Carter, 2nd. Class 21—For the best heifer calved since July 1,1878— Digby 0., Ist prize. HORSES. (Imported or otherwise.) Blood Stock. Judges— James Hurse, H. Mclraith, G; D. Lockhart. Marshalls in attendance—Messrs. Raine, J. Hawdon, and J. Hunt. Class I—For the best thoroughbred stallion—R. Little, ‘ Young Traducer,’by Traducer, dam Kasper’s Dam, Ist prize ; LewisE. Corsbie, ‘Tribune,’by Traducer, dam Azucena by Towton, 2nd. Class 3—For the best colt foaled since Ist July, 1878 —F. B. Passmore, ‘ Commodore,’ by Admiral, dam Lady Emily, 2nd prize. DRAUGHT HORSES. Judges—E. Thomas, W. Boag, B. Ede. Marshalls in attendance —Messrs Leatham and Mayo. Class 6—For the best entire horse of any age—J. Grigg, ‘ Lord Beaconsfield,’ (106), bred by Mcnlove, Esq. , Windsor Park, Oamaru, Ist prize; Wilkin and Carter, ‘ Billy Fairplay,’ 6 years, imported (by the Gentleman), 2nd prize, Class 7 —For the best entire' horse I foaled since Ist July, 1877—E. Thomas, ‘ Commander,’ foaled 9th December, 1877, by Sir Colin Campbell, dam Bell IX., by Major, Ist prize ; W. Stoddart, ‘ Lord Raglan,’ foaled 25th November, 1877, by Prince Royal, dam Jip, by Old Major, imported, bred by exhibitor, 2nd prize. Class B—For the best entire horse foaled since Ist July, 1878 —J. Grigg, grey celt, by Lincolnshire Traveller, dam Lass o’ Gowrie, Ist prize; F. B. Passmore, ‘ Duke,’ foaled September, 1878, by Young Melbourne, dam Poppet, imported, 2nd prize. Class 9—For the best mare in foal, or with foal at foot F B. Passmore, ‘Poppet’ (imported), by Black Champion, Ist prize; D. Williamson, ‘ Dolly,’ with foal at foot, by Heather Joe *c, 2nd prize; Wilkin and Carter, mare with toal, by Merryton, highly commended; J. Brown, ‘ Blossom,’ 6 years, with foal at foot by Victor, foaled 16th October, commended. Class 10—For the best filly foaled since Ist July, 1877—W. Stoddart, ‘ Grace,’ foaled 26th November, 1877, by Prince Royal, dam Polly by Old Major, imported (bred by exhibitor), Ist prize; W. Stalker, black filly, ‘ Poll,’ foaled Nov., 1877,2nd. Class 11: —For the best filly foaled since Ist July, 1878—J. Grigg, filly by Lincolnshire Farmer, dam Countess, Ist prize ; W. Stoddart, ‘ Jean,’foaled 30th November, 1878, by Pride of Scotland, imported, dam Scotland’s Pride (bred by 2nd; T. Holmes, chestnut filly, by Sir Julius Vogel, commended. Class 12—For the best gelding of any age—R. Millar, grey gelding, 6 years, Ist prize; John Black, ‘Tom,’ 2nd.; O. Digby, bay gelding, ‘ Jimmie,’ commended. . Class 13 —For the best colt foaled since Ist July, 1877—Edwin Thomas, ‘Punch,’

by Sir Colin Campbell, dam Diamond, foaled Dec. 1, 1877, Ist prize ; George j Ham ill on, j«n., gelding, foaled Sept. 1, 1877, by Young Lofty, out of a mare by Balmoral, 2nd. : Class 14—For the best colt foaled since i July 1, 1878, William Jameson, gelding < by Glenroy, foaled Nov. 13, 1878, Ist i prize. Class 15—For the best team of two horses (either mares or geldings) of any l age, in regular work, the bonajidt pro- ! perty of exhibitor, shown in harness —J. Grigg, ‘ Lion,’ by Lincolnshire Traveller, Traveller, by Lincolnshire Traveller, Ist prize - Class 16—For the best pair of mares (same conditions) —J, Grigg, Ist and 2nd prizes. Class 17—For the best pair of geldings (same conditions) —James Scotty Ist prize ; J. Grigg, ‘ Waverly,’ by Pride of Kilbride, Duke, by Tasman, 2nd. CARRIAGE HORSES. Judges—J. Hurse, H. - Mcllraitli, and G. D. Lockhart. Marshalls in attendance • -Messrs. Raine, J. Hawdon, and Hunt. Class 18--For the best entire horse of any age—Wilkin and Carter, ‘ Dexter,’ G years, by Talisman, Ist prize ; Smith, W. H., ‘ Tam o’ Shanter,’ by Young Sir Charles,, dam Banshee, 2nd. Class 19—For the best brood mare in foal or with foal at foot—John Orr, ‘ Ohinemuri,’ with foal at foot by Admiral, Ist prize. Class 23- -For the best buggy Horse to be shown in harness—Annitage, chestnut gelding, 3 years, Ist prize; E. G. Wright, bay mare, ‘Mona,’ 2nd. HACKNEYS. Judges—J. Hurst, H. Mclllraith, G. D. Lockart. Marshalls in attendance— Messrs. Raine, J. Hawdon, and Hunt. Class 25—For he best broodmare in -foal, or with foal at foot—James Scott, * Jeanie, with foal at foot by Dexter, Ist prize ; R. Millar, ‘ Phoebe,’ with foal at foot by Tribune, 2nd. Class 26—For the best roadster or hack (mare or gelding) up to 14 stone weight— John Grigg, ‘ Rewi,’ Ist prize; Wilkin and Carter, ‘Glengarry,’ by Prince Charley, 2nd; S. Saunders, ‘Why Not,’ by Traducer, highly commended; A. McKellar Wix, ‘ St. Leonards,’ by Dibmedes, highly commended; John Hawdonbay horse ‘ Jack,’ 4 years. Class 27—For the best roadster or hack (mare or gelding) fit to carry not less than 10 atone weight George Jamieson, ‘ Eclipse,’ 6 years, by Young Priam, Ist prize ; W. Jamieson, chestnut gelding by Admiral, 4 years, 2nd ; Thomas Cotton, ‘Mungo Park,’ 5 years, highly commended. Class 28—For the best ladies’ hack i (mare or gelding) which has been thoroughly broken in as a ladies’ hack. To • be shown in side-saddle and ridden— W. Cuthbert, ‘ Moro,’ Ist prize; J. L. Cass, ‘ Merryman,’ 2nd ; A; J. Houston, ‘ Barmaid,’ commended. Class 29—For the best cob mare or gelding not exceeding 14| hands high— Wilkin and Carter, Ist prize. PONIES. i Judges—J. Hurse, H. Mclraith, G. D. Lockhart. Marshalls in attendance — Messrs. Raine, J. Hawdon, and Hunt. Class 32—For the best boy’s pony, i mare or gelding, not above 13 hands, and ‘ thoroughly quiet to ride. To be shown in the saddle, and to be ridden by a boy or girl—W. Williamson, bay pony ‘Topsy,’ • 4 years ; W. J. Silcock, grey Arab pony, ‘ Dixey,’ 16 years; by Sultan, imported 3 from India, 2nd. t PIGS. Judges—Walter Hartnell and J. Hunt. ] Marshall in attendance —W. Rose. ’ Class I—For the best Berkshire boar— G. Gilmour, ‘Dr. Snapperdudgeon,’ 2 ' years old ; bred by exhibitor, 2nd prize. ? Class 3—For the best Berksire sow—B. Ede, highly commended. 3 Class s—For the best pen of three t Berkshire pigs, under eight months old— B. Ede, 3 pigs, farrowed Aug. B.' ‘ 3 Class 6—For the best boar of any age ’ or breed —Peter Lownie, Berkshire boar, Ist G. Gilmour, Berkshire boar, ‘Young Neddie/ 7i months old ; bred t (by exhibitor), highly commended. Class B—For the best breeding sow of i any age or breed- O. Digby, Ist prize ; ’ 0. Digby, commended; John Bennett, 2nd. 1 . Class 10—For the best sow and litter ■ of pigs of not less than six, ‘ under two I months old—T. Dalton, sow and. ten pigs > —lst prize ; James Scott, Berkshire sow and eight pigs, 2nd ; R. Maxwell, sow and r seven pigs. , DOGS, j Judges—R. Jeffs, H. T. Smith and Mason. Marshall in attendance —W. H. • Gundry. Class I—R. Jeffs, Ist prize ;J. ForeL man, ‘ Flora,’ 2nd ; D. M'Lean, ‘ Toss,’ 3rd. Wilkin and Carter ‘ Roy,’ highly I commended. Class 2—For the best rough-coated Collie sheep dog—o. Digby, ‘ Marshal 1 Ney,’ Ist prize ; 0. Digby, ‘ Laddie ’ ; 2nd ; J. Meiklejohn, ‘Jack,’ highly commended. POULTRY. Judges—A. Saunders and J. H. Wood. Marshal in attendance—S. Potter. ’ Class 2—For the best Brahma pootra fowls--G. T. Smith, Ist prize; F. T. Mayo, 2nd. Class 3—For the best game fowl of any breed —W. Parkin, black breasted red game, Ist prize ; W. N. Moses, 2nd. Class 4—For the best Spanish fowls— William Jones, Ist prize ; William Jones, 2nd. Class s—For the best Polish fowls—G. T. Smith, Ist prize ; G. T. Smith, 2nd. Class 6—For the best bantams of any description—T. R, Hart, black breasted red game, Ist prize. Class 7—For the best Hamburgh fowls --G. T. Smith, Ist prize. Class 10—For the best pair of ducks for culinary purposes, to be dressed ready for cooking. The heads and legs to be left on for inspection—O. Digby, Ist prize ; 0. Digby, 2nd. DAIRY PRODUCE. Judges— D. Williamson, R. W. Shearman, J. Orr. Marshall in attendance— R. Friedlander. Class I—For the best 31bs. of fresh butter (without salt or prints). W. Stoddart, Ist prize, also Mr. Hodder’s prize, of a dress value LI 10s. A. Weston, 2nd. Mr. G. Gilmour, highly commended. . Class 2—For the best keg of salted butter fit for exportation—W. Stoddart, Ist prize ; Mr. Wheeler, 2nd. Class 3—For the best colonial cheese, of not less than 151 b Gilmour, Ist prize ; W. Crowe, 2nd. Class 4—For the best side of New Zealand cured bacon—H. Hudson; Ist prize; 0. Digby, 2nd. H. Hudson, highly comment ed. Class' s—For the best two hams—o. Digby, Ist prize ; H. Hudson, 2nd. W, Crowe, highly commended. Mr. G. Gilmour exhibited six hen eggs, noticeeble for their extreme size and uniformity. NEW ZEALAND MANUFACTURE : AND PRODUCE. ; : Class I—For the best five gallons of ale (imported hops allowed) —Ist prize, Quinton Bros. ; 2nd Wood, and Co. Class 2—For the best five gallons of porter (coloring matter allowed) —Wood and Co., Ist prize. Class s—For the best collection of New Zealand manufactured woollen goods— Kaiapbi Woollen. Factory, -Ist prize. This exhibit comprised numerous descriptions of goods from the yarn to the manufactured cloth, and deservedly elicited the enconiums passed on it by the judges. Class 6—For the best collection of colonial made boots—T. Chambers, Ist. prize. Class B—For the best collection of fireclay goods—Austin, Kirk and Co., Limited; Ist prize.

Class 9 For the best drain pipes— { Austin, Kirk and Go., Limite i, Ist .prize. 1 SPECIAL EXHIBIT. i , A special exhibit of candles (stearine i and others) by the Rakaia Candle Manu- 1 factory, received a Ist prize, the opinion ] of the judges being that (the same! could ' not be beaten, 1 PRIVATE PRIZES. 1 Two guineas given by R. W. Shearman for the beat round of cured corned beef. Mr. Amos Ist prize. A dress, value LI Is., given by Messrs. Hodder and Co., for the best fresh butter, was awarded to W. Stoddart. Mr. D. Olliver’s lady’s bat, value LI Is. , in addition to the Association’s prize, for the 2nd prize-taker for fresh butter, fell to A. Weston. Messrs. Cunningham and Co.’s prize of L 3 35., for the best collection of farm seeds, Sealy Bros. Messrs. Orr and Co. ’s prize of LI Is., for the best collection of vegetables grown by an amateur, W. IST. Moses. Messrs. Sealy Bros. ’ prize, value LI Is., for the best three 41b. loaves —A. Thiele, EXTRA EXHIBITS. Collection of colonial-made baskets, J. and J. Price, Ist prize. Assortment of butchers’ small goods, O. Digby, highly commended. McDowell and Co., fire kindlers, highly commended. A suite of drawing-room furniture in green rep, exhibited by J. Meeoh, was considered so exceptionally good that it was awarded a special prize. Messrs. Fried lander Bros, had & fine assortment of American stoves, grates, &c., for exhibition only, which were, highly commended.

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ASHBURTON AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL ASSOCIATION SHOW. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 193, 16 November 1880

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