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The entries which have been received for this tihow, which will take place on Friday next total 600, the largest number received -for any Show held by the Ashburton Society. Toe numbers are as follows : — Sheep ... ... , ... 74 Cattle 33 Horses , ... ... 181 Horse t hoeing ... 13 Piga ... 56 Dogs ... ... 9 Produce... 100 N. Z, Manufactures 6 Small birds esfcg and heads 6 Implements 100 Extra exhibits , ... 17 Total 600 This shows an increase of over 100 above the total of last year'a entries. The Railway Department have resolved to issue excursion tickets to Ashburton on the main line on the day of the Show. The Secretary of the Association, Mr Quane, is now m negotiation with the Department to issue tickets at excursion rates on the Mount Somers and Methven lines.

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ASHBURTON A. AND P. SHOW, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1982, 29 October 1888

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ASHBURTON A. AND P. SHOW Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1982, 29 October 1888

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