ASHBURTON A. AND P. SHOW.
President— Mr J. 0 N. Grigg. Vipe-Pre i B ldant«— Messrs R Millar, R; Friedlander, W. J. SHcook, 0. Reid, J. Taoker, Committee— Mesara T. Balloon, D. Thomas, M. Stitt, A. McFarlane, P. Williams, T. E. Upton, A, Orr. D. McK-ndry, J. Small, D. Oamaron, G. Jamason, D. Butterlck, P. W»Jker, J. 8. Restell, B. Oookson, J, Bonif;mt, D. Williamson, J. Lloyd, j. Shearer, D. Oliver, B. EL Seoro an, W. 0. Walker, 0. G Hawdon, L. White, W. Lyttoltou, W. Straohan, W. R. OUrke, 0. J. H^^por, S. S. Obapiuan, D. Brick, G. W. Laadley, H. Oa'leo, T, Taylor, J. Gilmour, M. Fmdlander, J. Wlfchell, G. Lamb, J. Stcloßfellow, J. H. Dent, A. Davrson, W. Sutherland, Jjjeph Hunt, J. W. Sawla, B. Molotyre, H.Fcledlander, T. Morland, Treaourer — Mr Dj Thomas. Seoretairy ! —Mr J. J. 0. Q oaae. The eleventh annual Show of stock and implements, cnder the aQspices of the Aohbartou Agricultural and Pastoral Aesooiar tlon was held at the grounds of th 6 Oanaly Saleyards Company yesterday. The weather wan dull bat there w«b a very good attendance of the public. The Ashtmrton Band was on the ground and at Intervals during the day pluyed neleotlons of , masla- Mr« Batter and Mr Kelly had the Pablioinß* booths and Mr 0. D<*v-!s supplied light refreshments. The Bbow was perhaps the most ouccetfal ever held m Ashburton. The total number of entries wj»b largely m excaas of that of any former years, aud taken all round, the quality of the exhibits was firit olass. Thd following table showing the number of entries m eaoh eeotlon for ■everal years past will probebly be of Interest, as it will enable a comparison to be made of the number entered In eaoh* okas this year as agaitsb those for previous shows :—
The most notioeable feature of this year's entries was the large increase that had taken place m horses, the number entered being 381, male up as follows : — Draught 75, blood 7, carriage 37, hunters 5, hiokneya 41, ponies 12. Sheep, though an increase on last year, show a falling off, when an average for all the shows ia taken. Cattle show a great falling off, but pigs, implements, and dairy produce are Increased and swell tbe total The amount of money taken at the gates was £109 lls 6d, being £16 mvrs> than was received from the same source last year. Subjoined are descriptions of the various classes, :•—
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ASHBURTON A. AND P. SHOW., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1987, 3 November 1888
ASHBURTON A. AND P. SHOW. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1987, 3 November 1888
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