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GREAT AGRCULTURAL EXHIBITION.

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Wkimngtow, March 28.' The Hon. the Minister for Lands has received from the Secretary for State for the. Colonies the prise-list and regulations of an agricultural exhibition to held at Windsor Great Park in June, 1889, also fHoloBtog; copy of a letter from his Koyal Highness the Prince of Wales, Acting President of the Royal Pastoral and Agricultural Society of England in connection with the flamd. His fioyal Highness says, inter alia, it is hoped on this occasion to bring. together the finest and largest collection of pedigree liye Btock that has ever been exhibited in any part of the world, and in view of the increased extent to which purebred animals are being annually exported from the United Kingdom to the I colonies, the Council think that the representatives of agriculture abroad may be made acquainted with particulars of the Exhibition, which the Society are sanguine will attract large numbers of colonial visitor*. In the summary of prizes it is shown that the total value of prizes respectively for horses will be £3008 ; for cattle, £3952 ; for sheep, £2507 ; in farm and dairy produce ; for corn, £135 ; for wool, £144 ; for cheese, £252 j for butter, £89 ; for jams and preserved fruits, £90 ; for agricultural appliances, £155 ; for butter makers competition, ' £53 ; and for horseshoeing competition, £42.

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GREAT AGRCULTURAL EXHIBITION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2097, 29 March 1889

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GREAT AGRCULTURAL EXHIBITION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2097, 29 March 1889

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