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(PER FBEBB ASSOCIATION.) Invbboakgill. February 15. A reaper and binder contest, arranged for by the Southland A. and P. Society, took place to-day with the following result :— Maasey, 71 points ; Hornsby, 66 : Howpt-d, 62 ; Deerlng, 59 ; Mo* Oormlck, 59 ; Wood, 59 ; Buckeye, 56 J Raid and Gray, 54 ; Johnston, 52. The maximum number of points was 75. The crop was an indifferent one of oats, and it was admitted that the Wood, Buokeye, and Johnston machines had bad plots. The paddook was also too small, and it was impossible to give equal lots or the usual area, each maohlne outting less than two acres. Owing to the unequal loti no time test was Introduced, neither was the draught tried

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REAPER AND BINDER TRIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2065, 16 February 1889

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REAPER AND BINDER TRIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2065, 16 February 1889

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