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A very successful show was held yesterday in the Oddfellows' Hall, when all classes were well filled. There was an excellent collection of cut flowers of all sorts, and the sweet peas were especially good. The collections of cut flowers were, excellent, and the pri„a winners had some splendid blooms. Another feature of the show was the display of salpbi glos3ie, some of which were as good as could be seen anywhere. In the fruit classes the competition was good, and tbe vegetables shown were really excellent. Tbe classes for sundries were also well filled, and the general aver age very high. Dr and Mrs Douglas, of Oamaru, and Mr T. Lewitt judged the flower classes, and Mesdameß Riches and Mottram tbe vegetables, while Mr F Davies kindly judged the sundries. There was an excellent entry for decorated tables, here, as in other j classes, the judges must have found it, difficult to allocate tbe prizes The judges pointed out-several ambiguities in the catalogue, and said that it ought to be clearly specified whether more : than one head was to be allowed in such classos as phlox drummondi and verbenas. It is very useful to have the advice of people who have had a good deal of experience in horticultural shows, and tha committee would do well to adopt several of the suggestions Dr and Mrs Douglas gave yesterday. The following is the prize list: — FLOWERS. 3 Roses.jvarietiea—F Armstrong 1 6 Roses, varieties—F Armstrong 1 Ind 2 9 Roses, varieties—F Armstrong 1 and 2 6 Cactus Dahlias, varieties—Mrs Q Arm; strong 1 and 2 3 Cactus Dahiias, varieties—Mrs G Aim* strong 1 4 varieties of Verbensa—Misß Jaeobson 1,

Mrs G Hayi ck 2 3 vartetita of Stiou Mra B E Lefcevre 1 3 Carnations—Mrs A Lehevro 1, Mrs Armstrong 2 . fi Carnations—Mrs Jos Armstrong 1, Mis? D Leste 2 Colleotio.i of Cornations-Mr3 Jos Arm' 3trong I 3 varifttifis of Antirrhinum -kis G H*m raond 1, Miss E Jaoobson 2 3 var'-tif" n'—Mrs H W WiL kins 1, Sirs G H Haylock 2 ti vrti„tic. 3 vi (ia opiums Mrs G H Hay ook 1 3 var of Pelargonium? -Mrs G Haylook I Mrs G Hammond 2 3 Lilies, varieties—Mrs Leete 1, Mrs E E Lelievre *2 6 Paosies, varieties—F Armstrong 1, J Lelievre _ |12 Pansias, varieties—Mrs Bunny 2 | 3 varieties of Gladioli—Mrs G Armstrong 2 Phhs Drummondl 6 varieties-Mr3 EE Lelievre 1, Mrs Dodds 2 Phlox Drummondi, 12 varieties—Mrs E E Lelievre I,HB Newton 2. 3 Sweet Peas, varieties—Miss E Jaoobson 1. Mrs G Armstrong 2. 6 Bweet Peas, varieties—Mrs G Mould 1, Miss E Jaeobson 2 . 9.Sweet Peas—Mrs G Armstrong 1, Miss E Jaeobson 2. 12 Sweet Peas, varieties—Mrs G. Armstrong 1, H R Newton 2. • Collection of Sweet Peas—Mrs G Mould 1, H R Newton 2. 6 Varieties of Sweet Peas for those who •have never won a first prize—H R Newton 1, Mrs WEM Jaeobson 2. 4Penstemo_s—F Armstrong 1, Mrs Taylor 2. 6 Gaillardias—Mrs Jos, Armstrong 1, Mibs E Jaoobson 2. Salphiglo3eis, 6 varieties—Mrs G Arm strong I and 2. Salphigloßsis. 3 varieties—Mrs G. Arm. strong 1 and 2. 6 Dianthus -F Armstrong 1, Miss E. Jaeobson 2. 12 Distinct Kinds of Hardy Outgrown Flowers, 1 variety of each—Mrs Taylor 1, Mrs tV Rhodes 2. Collection of Sweet Williams —H Lelievre 2. ' Collection of 6 Distinct Kinds of Annuals Mm W Rbndtts 1, Mi-f. E Jaeobson 2. Bn'icpifit Vila* V. WeoWnra 1. Mis? Jaeobson 2. 0 "ii io..hole**, iP " Mis F. rgusr-n 1, w'l-, B Adams 2 3 Buttonholes, for competition for children unda 12 year:—Miss C Thomas 1, Miss B ' Wilkins 2. i 2 Lady's Spray—Mrs Ferguson 1. r 2 Vases Cut Flowers—Mrs F Armstrong 1, | Miss I Taylor 2i Miss L Armstrong ho. , .Best Decorated Tabie—Miss B Jaeobson 1, Mrs Ferguson 2, Miss Westenra 3.

FRUIT. 20 S'rawberries Mrs J Brown 1. 20 Cherries—P Mullins 1, E E Lelievre 2,

12 ,Bunches Red Currants—C W Leete 1 and 2.;

12 Bunohes White Currants -E E Lelievre 1, Miss May Lelievre 2. 12 Bunches Black Curranta-C W Leete 1 20 Dessert Gooseberries—H |Mottram 1. Mrs Leete 2.

20 Culinary Gooseberries—H Mottram 1, Mrs Glynan 2. 5 Apricots—D Dodds I and 2. 12 Plums—E Barrett 1. , 5 Peache3—Miss Perm 1 and 2. 20 Raspberries—Mrs J Rhodes 1, Mrs C Pool 3. Collection of Fruit—C W Leete 1, G Hammond 2. Colection of Salad.—Mrs G, Haylock 1, Coleotion of Vegetables—G. Hammond 1, Rev. AH Julius. 2 ,

SUNDRIES, 21b Butter .n lib pats, plain—Mrs J. W. Hayward 1, Mrs E E Lelievre 2. Homemade Bread, not less than 21b loaf —Mrs E E Lelievre 1, Miss Cropp 2. Sponge Cake—Miss Checkley 1. Sponge Sandwich—Mrs J W Hayward 1, Mrs _ W. Henning 2. Fruit Cake—Miss L Kearney 1, Mrs Bruce 2.

Sted Cake-Mr3 C Pool 1, Miss Jkl Checkley 2. ■ ; Madeira Cake—Mißs Williams.l, Mrs J W Hayward 2 Shortbread—Miss Kotlowski 1, Miss D Chf okley 2. Oattcake—Mra Masefield 1, 6 Scones—Mrs Kearney 1, Mist M Checkley 2.

6 Girdle Scones—Miss Cropp 2. Plum Pudding—Mrs E E Lelievre 1.


.Seed Cake—Miss M Fergus 1, Miss D Checkley 2. Sponge Cake—Miss D Checkley 1, Miss M Lelievre 2. Small Cakes, 3 varieties, 3 of each—Miss D Checkley 1. 6 Scones—Miss M Fergus 2.

VEGETABLES. 3 Cabbages—C W Leete 1, W Jaoobson 2, 2 Cauliflowers—Mrß E E Lelievre 2.

6 Carrots—J Lelievre 1, H R Newton 2.

CTurnipa-H R Newton 1, A H Westenra 2, 6 Onions—W F Bell 1, Miss Fergus 2. 2. Pods of Peas—Mrs W Glynan 1, Mrs C Pool 2. 12 Pods Broad Beans—A H Westenra 1, Mrs E E Lelievre 2. 24 Pods French Beans—Mrs E E Lelievre

6 Round or Oval Potatoes—Mrs E E Lelievre 1, G Hammond 2. Collection of Potatoes, _ varieties of each — G Hammond 1 and 2. 2 lettuces—Mrs W Rhodes 1, H R New. ton 2. 6 Stalks Rhubarb—J Staples 1, Miss Sergison 2, 2 Vegetable Marrows— C W Leete 1, Mrs J Rhodes 2. 12 Eschalots—L Haylook 1, Mrs R Woodill 2.

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AKAROA SUMMER SHOW., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3468, 8 January 1915

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AKAROA SUMMER SHOW. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3468, 8 January 1915

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