PENINSULA HORSE SHOW AND PASTORAL ASSOCIATION.
COMMITTEE MEETING. A meeting of tho committee of tbe Peninsula Horse Show and Pastoral Association was held at Duvauohelle oq Saturday; present—Messrs F. Williams (president, in the chair), G. Armstrong, W. W. Williams, T. E; McKenzie, D. Barwick, E. Latter, R. A. Pettigrew, L. J. Bmilh, D. McKay, A. R. Prichard, G. H. O'Caliaghan and tbe secretary (Mr 0. W. Leete). An apology waa received from Mr Gaskin. Tbe Hon, R, H. Rhodes forwarded £5 6s to tbe Association, the Hon. W. Montgomery £1 Is, H. D. Buchanan, Beg*. J66 Bs. The Mon. R. H. Rhodes and Mr G. Laurenson stated they would attend tho show if possible.
i The 0 V.C, bandmaster wrote, stat- ■ ing that fix in tiurmnAß of tbe band would piny at tbe show for £5, tbe Association lo p.iy expenses. A membpr of the band aleo wrote, stating tbat he would bring the band down by laxi cib for £5 10s, and would give h'u services free, making an extra ifistrument. The president reported having accepted these terras, and his action was approved The president reported that the judges' committee had arranged for Messrs F. Murray, of Greenpark, and John Locbhead to act as judges for the show on November 20. The report was approved. The vice-president (Mr R. A Petti grew) reported that he bad arranged with Mr Gaekin, of the Somerset Hotel, for luncheoD. He was willirg to accept tbe same terms as last yesr for luncheon, but this year the c would be two rooms instead of one. Mr E. Latter reported that Mr G, filkington had given £1 1?, special prize for the ladies' hack class, and Mr P. Fabey 103 Gd for best girl rider. Mr W. W. Williams reported that Mr 8. G. Unwin had offered a box of tea valued at 8s 4d. Tbe offer was accepted with thanks. Mr Seth R. Whale wrote, applying for permission to erect a small mar quee on the ground on show day. He also offered a silver medal for the lady gaining most points in cookery. It was decided to give Mr Whale permission to erect a marquee on the show ground, and to thank him for his medal. Mr G. Armstrong moved Mr Smith see Mr Fabey, and afk in what way he woufd like his priza awarded, whether for the best rider in the lady's hack class or otherwise. Seconded by Mr Latter, and carried. Tbe secretary reprr.ed a fair num ber of entries had been received. Mr A. R, Prichard said Mr Bray would like to exhibit a beehive en closed in a glass case. It was decided to give tbe nrctesary permission. ■ Mr G. H. O'Caliaghan sa ; d be bad interviewed Mr J. H. Williams re tbe matter of registering under the Ad visory Board of Agriculture. It was decided not to do any thing further in the matter this year. Mr T. E. McKenzie moved that two boys be employed to sell catalogues on c show day at Is per dozen. Seconded by Mr Williams, and carried. < Mr D. Barwick moved Mr W. Hay ward, of Christchurch, be written to, - asking bim if he would lend a measur ing stick, Seconded by Mr McKenzie, and carried. It was decided to meet again th*? lay after the show, November 21, a< j the Saleyard3 Company's office at 10 j i m. , The meeting then terminated. j