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KELSO SHOW.

There was fine weather and a large attendance for the fourth show. Tho entries (wires "Our Own'') were a record. The principal increase was in sheep, winch show an advance of 100 on the previous year. The principal exhibitors were G. T. Johnson, D. Murray, and J. B. Logan. W. Lodbrook secured a majority of the prizes. The judges expressed the opinion that tho display was equal to anything south of Christchurch. Considering the cold rain which characterised, the past month hereabouts, tho sheep exhibited were in splendid condition. The draught entries wero the same as last year, competition being very keen in the filly classes. The judges were p'leased at the excellent condition and stamp of the exhibits. In the entire class, Charles M'Lean's Scotland's Success beat the only other entry, John Rae's Majestic Gift. Filly, three years : Wm. Kirk 1 W D. Miligan 2, T. A. Fleming 3. Filly, two years : Alex. Thomson l' John Stewart 2, T. A. Fleming 3. Yearling: James Jenkins 1, Fleming Bros. 2, Charles Johnston 3. There was a alight falling off in the light horse section, but tUere was good competition. Cattle were better than in the previous year. D. Murray was the principal exhibitor. There was also an increase in the produce. STORY OF A SHIPWRECK. (Piv.-s Association—By Telegraph— Copyright.; "~~ SYDNEY, November 4. (Received November 4, at 11.5 a.m.) The Tofua brought six members of the crow of the schooner St. Alexander, which was wrecked on the reef of an uninhabited island of the Tonga group on September 28. All the crew landed safely. Captain Lorensen and four men endeavored to reach Suva. After five days they reached Mago Island, covering 390 miles. From Mago Island they were taken to Suva. The others remained on the island 26 days without fresh water, and plagued with thousands of rats. Eventually the Tofua rescued them on Octobor 24.

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KELSO SHOW., Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

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KELSO SHOW. Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

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