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The Ashburton Committee has had consideration the best means of exhibiting the resources of the district, m conformity with the Information given by the Bxeon> tlve Oommlsiioner at his recant visit, and has decided to endeavonr to oarry out the following scheme :—

The classification of exhibits by the Oonzmlsalonera Is as follows: I.— Geological and M'neralotloal collections ; 2. — Mln'ng and metallurgical machln ry and appliances; 3.— Ohemioal manufaatares; 4 —Glassware, pottery, etc ; 5, — Household furniture, brush ware etc ; 6. — Heating and lighting • apprratns ; 7.— Textile fabrics ; B,— Raadymade olothing etc? ; 9. — Printing stationery, etc ; 10. — Armament Vatlve weapons etc ; 11. — Surgical and pharmaoeutloal appliances; 12,— Hardware ; 13,— Carriages, horse furniture, eto, ; 14, — Educational appliaooei; 15. — SolentlGo instruments ; 16. — Musical Instruments ; 17.— Sanitary and athletic appllanoes j 18.— Works of art ; 19. — Photographs ; 20.— Maohlneiy for wood and metal working, eto. j 21. — Sewing, knitting, printing machines ; 22. — Hervy roaohlnery, castings, ship models, eto. ; 23.— Forestry products ; 24.— Agricultural products; 25— Wines, spirits', beers, cordials, cc rated waters, and oooper rage ; 26.— Animal food products ; 27. — Boots, shoes, saddlery, leather, etc; 28 —Wool and fibres ; 29.— Stufied Animals 1 iseo'i, tea't6epif>g>pp 1 >Doas ; 30.— Twp for gaoop, and fisnlog taokel; 31. — Agri oultural maoblney and Implements ; 32— Flower*, fralt models, garden appliances ; 33.— Silversmiths' work; 34, — Artisan's Individual work; 35— Women's Work, "The local Committee will undertake the oollsotlon and exhibition of snob speolmena of olasies 1, 18, 19, 23, 24, 26, 28 and 29, as are representative of the nvoduoe and resources of the dlstriot, - • -.»- -«.rtlmens of stone, ooal. These Inomuo •>*.-- « *hoto' lime, ores, etc.; paintings and pftoto graph, of anlmali, UndMwpa^ «n^ harvest Boenes, eto. ; ■peoimeiM of ttnbes , samples of grain (m shea! and threshed), fllour, rooti, grasses, and all farraproduots with certificates of the yields of varions crops ; bacon, hams, and other preserved meats ; wool, fi« ; /taffed fish and game, and photographs of same ; and anything else which ra»y tead tp attraot attention to the district. Aw parson who may have epeolmens or samples opining under this head la requested to send particulars to the Secretary as *oon as possible. The exhibits will be stored Ip Ashburton until the Exhibition is open for fcbelr jreoeptlon (about Ootober 1), when they will l bo forwarded to Dnnedln and dtapUyM to the beat advantage by a qualified person. The Committee will give all information on application to those Intending to exhibit their own manufactures, Inventions, etc., who will themselves secure and pay for the neoessary space. And the Committee will forward any saoh exbibiti which may be sant by a aubsorlber of a reasonable amount to the f and, and will attend to their being propeily placed m the Exhibition, ami explained to visitors. Intending exhibitors m these classes are invited (o communicate with the Committee.

Applications for spaoe most be made no) later than July 1. The Committee therefore request the earliest possible Information respecting probable exhibits. The oarrylug out of this) soheme will entail a considerable •xpendlture, and ■uoiorlptloDS towards this are Invited from all those who are Interested In the progress and prosperity of the dlstrlot. The Mayor, Mr D. Thomw, and Mr H. Zaader have been appointed joint hon Treasurers, and Mr G. Blaset Secretary,, eaoh of whom, and all members of the Committee, will be glad to receive subscriptions. The Secretary has a supply of oopleo of the official prospectus for distribution.

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NEW ZEALAND EXHIBITION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2111, 16 April 1889

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NEW ZEALAND EXHIBITION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2111, 16 April 1889

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