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ANNUAL SUMMER SHOW. Tito forty-seventh annual summer tmow of the Blueskin Agricultural and Pastoral Society was held at Waitati yesterday, 'lira show was in every way as good as previous shows., and there was a. large attendance of local people and visitors. Rain threatened to fall early in the morning, but prospects for a hue day became brighter, and by noon a la rye attendances had assembled on the ground. Early in the afternoon, however, a. heavy shower fell, and, continuing at intervals, made ;.i;>,ttcrs rather unpleasant. The judging, which was commenced later than was the i case in previous years, »'.* carried out i expeditiously, and the various competitive events were carried through without a I hitch of any kind. Tho feature- of the show was "the display of dairy cattle, the quality of width compared favorably with anything shown in previous years. In Ayrshire* Mr PIreland was the most, successful competitor, while Mr J.- Wctheretone and Mr D. Reid alio carried off a number of prizes. In cross-breds honors were fairly evenly divided amongst Messrs. Mitchell Bros., Mr J. Jackson, and Mr G. Connor. A sheep weight-guessing competition was "held. Tlio correct weight -was 25oYt>, and tho nearest estimate that, of Mr A. S. Or bell (2S4!b). Mr G. E. Chariton, the secretary, carried out his duties in a thoroughly efficient manner, as also did Mr J. Thorn. as Press steward. Following is the prize list: CATTLE. —Ayrshire?. Judge : Mr John Cult lOar..avu(. Bull, three years and upwards. One entry.—J. Wetherstone 1. Bull, two years old. Three, entries.— P. Ireland l.*W. Reid 2. .1. Johnston© 3. Bull, one year old. Three entries.—D. Reid 1 and 3. P. Ireland 2. Cow. four years old and over. Three tntries.—P. Ire'and 1. 2. and 3. Heifer, three year? old. in milk. Three entries.—l). Reid 1 and 2. Dry Cow, four years old or over, in calf. One entry. —P. Ireland 1. Heifer, three years old. drv. line entiv. —P. Ireland I.* Heifer, two years old. drv. Four on - tries.—P. Irehi'.d 1. 2, and "5. Heifer, one year old. Eight entries.— I). Reid. 1, 2. and 3. Best coiv or heifer, bred by exhibitor. Four entries.—P. Ireland 1, 2, and 3. Cow, any age, with two of her progeny. One entry.—P. Ireland. Champion ribbon, for best Ayrshire bull (any ag-e) on the ground.—J. Wetherstone ; reserve champion. I'. Ireland. Champion ribbon, for best Ayrshire cow or heifer on the ground.—P. Ire-land. i —Cross-breds.— | Jud-e: Mr ffin. Towniey (Puke.hiki). Cow. in milk, iour ycais old or over. i Five entries.—G. Connor 1. J. Jackson 2, A. Miliar 3. Cow, dry, in calf, four years old or over. Two entries.—Mitchell Bros. 1, J. Jackson 2. Heifer, three years old, in milk. Four entries.—J. Jackson 1. J. Thorn 2. Heifer, three veaiv. old, dry. in calf. Two entries.—Mitchell Bros 1. J. Jackson 2. Heifer, two years old, drv. One entry. —I. Jackson 1. Heifer, ou-3 year old. -Six entries.—A. Millar 1, O. Connor 2. J. Jackson 3. Cow or heifer, bred by exhibitor. Four entries.—G. Connor 1, J. Wilson 2, J. Jackson 3. Be=t cross-bred cow or h>\ifer, any age, for dairy purposes.—G. Connor. —Jersey and Aldcrnoy.— Judges : Messrs Cuff and Townley. Bull, anv aire. 'Three entries.—Casrev :..nd Miller'l. W. Reid 2, J. Scott 3. C-ow, three years eld and over. Two entries.—Martin Pryde 1 and 2. Heifer, two years old and under. One entry. —Martin Pryde 1. —Holsteins.— , . . Judges: Messrs Cuff and Tbivnl'-y. Bull, any a::e. Two entries.— W. Nicholson 1, J. M'Leod 2. Cow, three years old and over. Three entries.—W. Nicholson 1. 2. and 3. Heifer, two years old and under. One entry.—W. Nicholson 1. • —Shorthorns. - - Judges: Messrs Cuff a.nd Townloy. Bull, a-nv age. One entry.—Mitchell Bros. 1. -General.— Cottar's cow. Four ertries.—J. Connor 1, J. Wilson 2. A. Millar 5. HORSES. Draught.— Judge; Mr R. Ga.u u (Tai-eri). Entire, horse, three years old and upwards. One entry. —Keuyon Bros. Brood mare, with foal at foot or to foal this season. Three entries.—Kenyon Bros. 1 and 2. J. Don 5. Foal. Three entries.—Kenyon Bros. 1, G. Robertson 2. J. Don 3. Filly, two yejus aid. Two entries.—F. Driver 1, Kenyon Bros. 2. Gelding, two years old. Two entries.— Kenyon Bros. 1. J, M'Grouiher 2. Gelding or filly, one year old. Four en-tries.-—Kenyon Bros 1. F. Driver 2. C. Buehuu 3. Dry mate, tow years old and upwards. Four entries. -Kenyon Bros. 1 and 2, 11. Kane 3 Filly, three, years old. Four entries.—G. Robertson 1. Kenyon Bios. 2 and 5. Geiding. three years old and upwards. Four entries.—Ft. Kane 1, K-?nyon Bros. 2 and 3. Pair of horses, three years old or over, suitable for farming purposes, not being entires. Four entries.—Kenyon Bros. 1, 2, and 5. mare, with two of her progeny. Three entries.—Kenyon Bros. 1 and 2. G. Robertson 3. Champion ribbon for best mare or filly on the ground.—Kenyon Bros. Champion ribbon for best entire on the ground.—Kenyari B t os. Handy horse, suitable for farmers' general work. Twelve entries-. W. A. Whito 1, T. Driver 2. J. Sha.w 5. Spriiijg-eart horses, over lOcwt. and up to 15c\vt. Eight c-nlrics-.—-(.". Reekie 1. R. Kane. 2, J. Montgomery 5. Spring-cart horse, over lOcwt. Seven, entries.—T. Driver 1. J. Shaw- 2. C. Clark Spring-cart turnout—hoi.-e, cart, and harness. Four entries.—W. A. White 1, F. Driver 2, R. Walker 3. —Thorough bi'eds.— Judge: Mr R. Ruthven (Moegiel). Entire horse, three, years old and upwards.—One entry—G. (Tailing 1. Brood mare-, with foal at foot or to foal this season. One entry.—A. >S. Orbell 1. Dry mare, gelding or filly, three years old and upwards. Four entries.—J. Brown 1, T. Johnston* 2, 1). O'Cormell 3. Gelding or fillr, two years old. Two entries.—A. S. Orbrdl 1. T. Stuart .2. —('etchers. Hacks, and Ponies.--Judge: Mr 11. Ruthven (Mosgiel). Roadster, entire, three years old or over. Three entries.—J. A. Johnston* 1, J. Brown 2. G. E. Charlton'3. Hackney brood mare, with foal at foot. Two entries.—G. Booth. 1, R. Storrie 2. Haeknev foal. Two entries.—G. Booth 1, R. Storrie 2. Hackney, two years old. Two entries. —Gordon Aitoheson 1, 1). Percy 2. Haeknev. yearling. One entry.—A. S. Orbell 1." Hack, tip to 14st. Seven entries.--A. Aubrey 1, Mrs Conn 2. A. S. M'Kay 3. Hack, up to list. Fourteen entriss.— Miss Kerr 1, J. Brown 2, Miss Rodgers 3. Cob, from 14.2 to 15 hands, to be ridden. Thirteen entries. —Gordon Aitcheaon 1, J Brown 2, J. Samson 3. Gelding ov mare, best adapted for mounted riffs work. Thirteen entries.— A. Aubrey 1, J. Somera 2, D. Robertson 7. Lady's hack, to be ridden by ladv. ■Seven* entries.—Miss Kerr 1, Miss J. Brown 2. Miss, D. Slxand 3. Best lady rider. Fire entries.—Miss Kerr 1, Mrs Conn 2. Best lady rider under 20 years of age, Fiva entries.—'Miss Hoods Charlton 1, jSliss Brown 2j JMiss Dnver -3,

Best lady's hack, to be owned between Norinanby and Palmerston. Five entries.—Miss Kerr 1. Miss J. Johnstone 2, Miss I). Shaud 3. Buggy horse or mare, shown in harness, unattached, tested in tran if require)', bv judge. Eight entries.--J. -Homers 1, J. Brown 2. Aliss Rodgers 3. ' Dog cart horse, or mare, to bo driven in harness. Five entries. -Mrs Coiin 1, J. .Brown 2 and 3. Pony, over 13 hands and under 14.2 hands, to be ridden. Eight entries.—A. Douglas 1 and 5. W. Wellmau 2. Pony, over 12 and up to lo bands, to be ridden. Seven entries.—Gordon Aitchesou 1, D. M' 2, W. Bannutyim 3. Pony, up to 12 hands, to be ridden. Three entries.—K. M'Ewau 1. K. Ritchie 2Pony, over 13 hands and under 14.2 hands, to be driven with vehicle attached. Eight entries.—A. W. Douglas 1, I). 12. M'Diarmid 2. Pony, over 12 and up> to 13 hands, to be driven with vehicle attached. Four entries.—A. Douglas 1, J. Brown 2, E. M'Ewan 3. Pony, it/: to 12 hands, to be driven, vehicle attached. Two entries.—E. M'Ewan 1, A. Orbell 2. Best- boy aider. 12 yea-is of age and under. Six entries.—J. O'Conncll" 1, D. O'Oonnell 2, D. O'Conncll 3. Best girl rider, 12 years of ago and ur,dcr. Fivo entries. —ivHVv- O'Connor! 1, Flossie Douglas 2, Vivian Charlton 3. DOGS. Judge: Mr J. M'Gill (Waikouaitil. Collie dog (smooth). Three entries. — A. Seydon 1. ■ Collie bitch ismoolh). One entry.-—J. M ; Grouiher 1. Collio dog (rough). Four entries.--J. Johnstone 1," W. Sutherland 2. Collio dog (bearded). One entrv. —las. Scott 1. COMPETITIONS. Judge: Mr T. Leedham (Dunedin). Hunter v excellence in jumping to be taken into consideration. Three entries. —Mrs Conn 1, J. Wellmau 2, I). J. Robertson 3. ■Stockman's Race, for horses that ha\e never won a stockman's or polo race. Eight entries.—R. Brunton 1, W. Baiiuatyne 2. Pony high jump (under 14.2 hands). Eleven entries.—l). J. Robertson 1, J. Brown 2, J. Wellman 3. Stockman's, open. Eight entries. -J. Stewart 1, J. Bannatyne 2. High jump. Five entries.—D. J. Robertson 1, A. Aitcheson 2, J. Wellman 3. H. Bland Cup. 14st hack, to jump oft 6in hurdles. Seven entries.-—Mrs Conn 1. In connection with the Belgian rebel fund .Misses Edwards and Morris organised a. pea-guessing competition and sale, of flowers. The result was the collection of £4 16s 9d.

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BLUESKIN A. AND P. SOCIETY, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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