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THE SOUTHLAND A. AND P. ASSOCIATION.

SUBSIDY FOR NEW SHOW GROUNDS. W 7 hen dealing with Supply in the House of Representatives recently Mr Hogg called attention to an item of '£l,loo, subsidy to the above Association for acquiring and laying out grounds. Why, he asked, should the Southland Society be particularly favoured in this way a 9 against oth-

er parts of the colony ? Masterton had an agricultural and pastoral society which had incurred a heavy liability in securing a good show ground, but he was not aware that it had received the slightest aid from the State.

The Hon. Mr McNab replied that the Southland Society had secured a piece of land and were making alterations and improvements upon it. Recently they had been granting sites to these associations in different parts of the country. An hon. member : Will you follow suit for other places ? Mr McNab said that they were willing to consider applieations on their merits. ■

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THE SOUTHLAND A. AND P. ASSOCIATION., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 23, 28 September 1907

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THE SOUTHLAND A. AND P. ASSOCIATION. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 23, 28 September 1907

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