FRANKLIN AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL SOCIETY.
The committee met in the secretary's office on Friday evening, Mr. Schlaepfer (the president) In the chair. The chief business of the evening was the consideration of business In connection with the proposed winter exhibition In Auckland. It was agreed that the committee recom-mend:-(1) The obtaining of cool chambers for the storage of fresh meat and game during the hours the show is closed; that the rourte be judged by general judges; that Messrs. Frank Ballard, John Bllkey, W. Howard, and Booker be invited to assist as members of Executive Committee to prepare for the winter show, that this Society enter for competition at the winter show. On the motion of the president, It was agreed that members visit the Wairang! Experimental Farm on Thursday, the Bth met. A letter was received from the secretary of A. and P. Association, re agricultural associations' conference, asking that delegates be appointed. This was deferred until the next meeting, on Thursday evening.
The Pukekohe Town Council met on Saturday afternoon, and, owing to rumours of work proposed to be la contemplation, several deputations waited on the Board. They were received courteously by the chairman, nnd were promised that their Views would receive consideration. The iieoouiits presented were passed for payniunt, iiiul the meeting was adjourned to Wednosduy evening.
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