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BANKS PENINSULA A. & P. ASSOCIATION.

GOQP ENTRIES FOR TUES PAY'S SHOW.

The entries for the Banks Pecjneu!a A. and P.' Association's Show, which is, to be-held on this Awa iti DomaiD, Little River, on Tuesday next, are rather better than in pie vioua years as far aa stock is concerned, though there is a noticeable falling off in the domestic produce classes, mainly the cookery section, The classes for horses are as well filled as last year, the draught horse

classes beiDg better patronised than last jsar. There will be an excellent exhibition of light horses as at Inst show, including the be:t in the province. The sheep classes show a

f-Pght fallipg off as the season is late, and most , , of tbe show sheep will be shorn before November 25th. Ifc is expected there will be a fine exhibition in the flower classes, especially if tbe weaiher clears.

Altogether the entries are eminently satisfactory, and the Bbow of tiorsep, cattle, sheep, pigs etc., wLI be the best the Association has bad. Mr J, Grigg, of Long Beach , will exhibit bis well known Holstein cattle and draught horse champions, Mr Geo. Gould bis fine Guernsey cattle, Mr R. Latter a flock of Angora goats, and there are four entries in the bullock teams c'as?, so this should be a fine exhibition &ni an attraction to the Show.

All arrangements are well in band for the bbow. The hurdles are erected in Messrs H. Matson and Co.'s jards for pens ior cattle, sheep, etc., and the ground is measured off in readiness for the erection of tents, rings and fences for horse competitions

Tbe marshals and stewards will meet on the ground on Monday next to make final arrangements, and tbe tents for domestic produce flowers, etc,, will be erected,

The following is a detailed list of tbe entries received"; —

ehcep 62 Dmnght Horses ... 70 Light Horsts 79 Coba and Ponies ... 41 Harness Horses ... 29 Cattle 52 Fat Cattle 10 Pigs ... ..7 ... 22 Domestic Produce ... 240 Potatoes and Roots ... 45 Grain and Bteda ... 24 Dogs 16 Table Decoration ... 6 -4— Total 696

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BANKS PENINSULA A. & P. ASSOCIATION., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4350, 18 November 1913

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BANKS PENINSULA A. & P. ASSOCIATION. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4350, 18 November 1913

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