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Markdale Standard (Markdale, Ont.), 7 Oct 1886, p. 1

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This Fair was held on Tuesday of last week. The day was dark and threatening and somewhat wet, yet there was a large turnout and a fine exhibit. All the various classes were well represented, and keen competition for various prizes. Too much credit cannot be given Mr. Smith the secretary for his untiring and efficient services in connection with the show throughout. _Prize List._ Horses, 74 entries. Span Draught, John Atkinson, Patrick Hamilton, Arthur Phillips. General Purpose, Alex Lilburn, John Henry, Jas Quinn. Carriage Team, James Henderson, Richard Green. Brood Mare, Phillip Connell, Peter Phillips, John McAuley. Buggy Horse, Jno Henry, D. McCombs. Saddle Horse, Jno Atkinson, Thos Hoath. 2 yrs General Purpose, Wm Robson, Wm McCoy. 1 year General Purpose, Thos Dixon, Arthur Philips. 2 year Roadster, Jno Cathral, Jno McAuley. 1 year Roadster, Robt Freeborn, Jno Atkinson. Spring Colt, Jas Moore, Jno Cathal. Cattle, 40 Entries. Aged Bull with pedigree, Robt McKessock, Geo Garbett. Bull 1 year pedigree, Wm Robson, Roderick McBride, John Henry. Heifer 2 years with pedigree, John Henry, R McBride. Spring Calf with pedigree, Jno Henry, Jno Henry. Milch Cow Grade, John Fitzgerald, Wm Robson. Heifer 2 years Grade, John Henry, Elijah Eagle. Heifer 1 year Grade, Moses Smith, Wm Robson. Spring Calf Grade, Robt Freeborn, Jno McAuley. Yoke Working oxen, Thos. Dickson, Thos [Bradly.] Sheep 8 Entries. Aged Ram Leicester, Jno McAuley, W J Shepherdson. Aged Ram Southdown or other downs, W J Shepherdson, Elijah Eagle. Pair Ewe Lambs 1886 Leicester, W J Shepherdson, W J Shepherdson. Pair Ewe Lambs 1886 Southdowns, W J Shepherdson, W J Shepherdson. Swine, 6 Entries. Berkshire Sow, J McComb, J [Ganley.] Suffolk Boar, Wm Garbett, Moses Smith. Suffolk Sow, Moses Smith, Wm. Garbett. Poultry, 17 Entries. Collection Barnyard fowls, Robt Freeborn, N. Hanley. Geese, 4 Entries. Pair Geese, Robt Freeborn, James Quinn. Turkeys, 8 Entries. Pair Turkeys, Robert Freeborn, James Quinn. Ducks, 7 Entries. Pair Ducks Large, Robt Freeborn, Thos Trouton. Ducks Small, Thos. Dixon, Robt Freeborn. Grain, 26 Entries. Fall Wheat, T Trouton, Wm Foster. Spring Wheat, John Murray, John Marquis. Barley, John Atkinson, Arthur Phillips. Peas, Wm Norton, John Cameron. Oats, John Murray, Jas Quinn. Timothy Seed, Moses Smith, Thos Trouton. White Beans, Wm Norton, Moses Smith. Roots, 116 Entries. Collection Potatoes, Jas [Bruce,] Jno Cameron. Bushel Potatoes, Jas [Henderson,] Arthur Phillips. 6 Turnips, Thos Dixon, Joseph Squire. 6 [Marigolds,] Robt McKissock, Wm Norton. [6] Blood Beets, Jas Bruce, Robert [Greatheway]. 6 Field Carrots, Joseph Squire, Jno Cathral. 6 Early Horn Carrots, Jas Bruce, Wm Norton. 6 Parsnips, Rob Freeborn, Jno McAuley. 3 Head Celery, N. Hanley. 2 Head Cauliflowers, Patrick Hamilton, Patrick Hamilton. 2 Heads Cabbage, Robt Freeborn, Wm Robson. 6 Tomatoes, John Greeneway, Wm Norton. 1 Gal Onions, Thos Dixon, Thos Hoath. 2 Squashes, John Murray, Moses Smith. 6 Cucumbers, Wm Norton, Moses Smith. 3 Citrons, Rob Greeneway, Jas Bruce. 3 Water Melons, Wm Norton, Wm Norton. Fruits, 87 Entries. 6 Fall Apples, Jno Marquis, Geo Hillock. 6 Winter Apples, Jas Quinn, John Atkinson. Collection Apples [?] kinds, Robt McKissock, Jno Cameron. Collection Crab Apples 4 kinds, Thos Hoath, Thos Williscroft. 12 Crab Apples, A Kirkton, Moses Smith. Pairs, Jno Murry, Wm Norton. Bunches Grapes, Thos Williscroft. Blue Plums, Thos Hoath, Moses Smith. 6 Green Gage Plums, Wm Norton, Thos Hoath. 6 Plums any other kind, Thos Hoath, Moses Smith. Dairy, 36 Entries. Tub of Butter, Mrs Jas Quinn, Mrs Wm Milson. 5 lbs Rolls, Mrs Wm Robson, Mrs Thos Trouton. Home Made Cheese, Mrs Wm Norton, Mrs M Rammage. Home Made Bread, Mrs Wm Norton, Mrs N Hanley. 100 [Flour]-Wheat, Frank Trouton, Robt Clark. Honey in Comb, N Hanley. Manufacturers, 36 Entries. Plough, Geo Wilkins. Iron Harrows, Wm Crowther, Jas Dunlop. Farmers Waggon, G H Neeland. Buggy, McCarty & McTeer. Bob-Sleighs, John Spears. Single Cutter, Jas Williamson, James Williamson. Democrat, McCarty & McTeer. Fine Boots Pegged, Jas Ireton. Mens Coarse Boots, Jas Ireton. Set of Horse Shoes, Wm Crowther, Jno Spears. Pump, Wm Bailey. Cabinet Work, Geo Pereira. Sash & Doors, Wm Bailey. 5 yds Fullcloth, Joseph Squires, Wm Norton. 5 yds Fancy Flannel, Wm Norton, Joseph Squire. 5 yds Plain Flannel, Robt Clark, Thos Williscroft. Blankets Home Made, John Cameron. Horse Blankets, Joseph Middleton. Ladies Work, 99 Entries. Woolen Mitts, Mrs T Hoath, Mrs R Freeborn. Woolen Socks, Mrs J Cameron, Mrs T Trouton. Patchwork Quilt, Mrs J Cameron, Mrs J Williamson. Fancy Quilt, Julia Hoath, Mary Milson. Log Cabin Quilt, Mrs J Squire, [Charlotte] Norton. Embroidery in Cotton, Bella Hoath. Embroidery in Wool, Alma Horton, Mary Wilson. Berlin Wool Raised, Mrs R Green, Mary Milson. Berlin Wool not Raised, Mary McBride, Mrs J Williamson. Fancy Knitting in Cotton, Charlotte Norton. Fancy Knitting in Wool, Mrs J Cameron. Braiding in Cotton, Julia Hoath, Mrs J Cameron. Knitting Lace, Julia Hoath, Mrs W Crowther. Collection Berlin Wool, Mary Milson, Alma Horton. 5 yds Rag Carpet, Mrs M Green, Mrs J Cameron. Collection Flowers, Tillie Williscroft, M A Smith. Work of Arts, Alma Horton, Tillie Williscroft. Special Prizes. Carson Price prize for butter, Mrs Thos Trouton. Geo Pereira prize for turnips, Joseph Squire. Geo Pereira prize for cabbage, Wm Robson. Thos Young's prize for mitts, Mrs Armstrong. John Spears prize for beets, Robt McKessock. M Smith's prize for Brahmas, Robt Freeborn. M Smith's prize for Indian corn, Wm Norton. C. W. Rutledge's prize for potatoes, Thos Armstrong, James Bruce. Wm Shepherdson's prize for horse spring colt, Geo Hillock. Wm Shepherdson's prize for [mare] spring colt, Jas Moore, Jno [Cathra.] Extra Animals, 5 Entries. W J Shepherdson's [Ram] Lamb recommended. Two Argus poll Heifers with pedigree were highly recommended, property of B J Smith. Spring Colt Roadster, property of Thos Hoath, highly recommended. Wm Robson's Light Brahmas, recommended. Extras in Ladies Work, [30] Entries. Alma Horton's Kennsington Painting very highly recommended, also her Tinsel work. Mary Milson's Silk Embriodery good, also Julia Hoath's Darnd nets. Tillie Williscroft's Embriodery in Silk highly recommended, also her etching work, a great many entries in crochet work, some very good.

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Holland Centre [Show].