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LLANFAIR FLOWER SHUW.

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LLANFAIR FLOWER SHUW. The second show of the Llanfair District Horticul- tural Socijty was held at Llanfair on lharsday. The president of the society is the right hen. the Earl of Powis, who arrived at Llanfair at one p m. He was met in High street Dy the members of the committee, (Hillh Sheriff), Rev S. Reed, Messrs E. K. Hilton. T. and the general pablio, includiug Mr J.C.Hilton, Watkins, J.P., C. E. Howell, Rniewport, John Pickmore, Warrington, T. J. Hounefield, J.P.. G. Edmunds, The Bank, W. Theodore, C.C., Dr Hum- phreys. J. Lloyd Humphreys, Charles Humphreys, C. H. Beck, Upton Priory, Joseph Evana, Fronygog, Henry Owen, Mathafarn, C. W. Humphreys, Tylissa, Tnomas Bowen, Tvm Jones, Thomas Jehu, Johi, Thomas, draper, E. D. Roberts. E. Anwyl Kvans, J. B. Jones. Goat Hotel, ThomiS Morris, Welshpool. Deputy C. C. Crowden, and the hon. sees., Messrs J G. Jones andR. M. Jervis, who escorted his Lordship in procession, headed by the band of the 4th Bat- talion South Wales Borderers, to the show ground* in the Vicarage field, where a large marquee had bet n erected by Mr J. E. Thomas, Oswestry. His Lordship, in declaring the show open, expressed his pleasure at being present, and seeing snch a pros- pect of a successful show. A vote of thanks pro- posed by the High Sheriff, and seconded by Mr Thos. Watkin, was cordially given to his Lordship for act- ing as president, and for attending in person to open the show this year again. The Committee, which consisted of the following gentlemen: Messrs Thomas Watkin, chairman, Dr Humphreys, treasurer, Thomas Bowen, Tom Jones, G. Edmunds, J. B. Jones, C. W. Humnhreys, E Dryhnrst Roberts, and the hon sees MrJ. G. Jones, Brynpenarth, and Mr R. M. Jervis, solicitor, aro to be complimented upon their successful efforts to secure a good show, and for providing a varied and attractive programme to keep up the interest of the spectators throughout the day. In addition to the flower show proper, the committee arranged to have sheep dog trials, sheep sheering competition, and a dog show, the former being held in the Tanllan and Neuadd fields, a full view of which was to be had from the show grounds. Signor Somerfield enter- tained the company with his ventriloquial and other performances at intervals during the day, while the splendid brass baud of the 4th Battalion South Wales Borderers discouised sweet musis in another part of the grounds. Lady Powis, accompanied by the Countess of Yarbarough. graced ttie company with her presence, and distributed the cottagers prize to the successful winners at three o'clock. Miss Hilton, Glynhiriaeth, presented the Countess with a magnificent bouquet of flowers. The bhow was well patronized by the leading gentry of the district and immediate neigh- bourhood, and they included Mrs Pryce, and Captain Pryoe, Cyffronyrld, and friends; Mrs Humphreys- Owen and friends, Glansevern; Mr and Mrs Hilton and family, Glynhiriaeth; Mr and Mrs Hounsfield, Gpoogan, Up wards of 1,100 entries ware made for competition. The flower show was far in advance of last year's as regards quality and number, and we understand that the takings were nearly doubled. The centre of the tent was occupied by large flower platforms, the flowers and fruit having been supplied from Powis Castle, Cyffronydd, and Rhiewport. The Judges were as follows:âDogs, Mr C. H. Beck and Mr Joseph Evans; sheep dog trials and sheep shearing, Mr Henry Owen, Mathafarn p mltry and roots, etc., Mr R. Scotson flowers and garden produce, Mr Mactarbane; butter, etc., Mr William Farmer industrials, Mr Thomas Evans, Maesgwyn, and Mr D. Thomas, Glanvirniew. Refreshments were provided by Mrs Tudor, Corner Shop. Private stalls were occupied by Mr Johd Thomas, man- facturer, who exhibited homemade c'oths and flannels, and Mr Thomas Jehu, who exhibited farming and dairy utensils, together with handsome dogcarts made by himself These traps were provided with a new invention for balancing them acoording to the height of the bor3e. The stalls were well patronized And saveral sales were effected. Mr Thomas is the winner of ailiteddfolio prizes as the best maker of Welsh tweeds. The following were the awards CLASS A. For cottagers only. Early Kidney Potatoes-1. John Davies, Dolgoch, 2, Thomas Arthur, tailor 3, Owen Owen, Tyncha. Early Round Potatoesâ1, T Arthur; 2, J Davies, Dolstooh 3, D Astley, 8choolhouse. Early Kidney (any variety)-I, J D Astley 2, J. Astley, senior; 3, D Astley. Early round (any v&rlety)â John Evans, Water- gate 2, P S Poole; 3, D Astley. Spring Onions-1. Thomas Arthur; 2, Joseph Astley; 3, W Bullock, Manafon. Autumn Onions-I, D Astley 2, D Astley. Effebalots-1. William Bollock, Manafon; 2 and 3, R Davies, Tynrhos. TurnipA-I. Thomas Jones, Melingddol; 2, Edward Lewis, Wrenhir; 3, R Pryce, Brynpenarth cottage. Carrots-1. W Bullook; 2, Owen, Llanerfyl; 3, T Proctor, shoemaker. Beetâ1, P S Poole 2, Thomas Arthur; 3, T Proctor. Parsnipsâ1, W Bullock 2, D Astley. LeekJsâ1,. W Bullock 3, D Astley. Cauliflowersâ1, E Lewis, Wernhir 2, Edward Evans, Paryrhiew 3, T Jones, Dolcelynen. White oabbageâ1, D Astley; 2, John Evans, Watergate; S, Edward Jones, Froneithin. Samyâ1, D Astley; 2, J Evans. Red cabbageâ1, W Francis, Tyucha ;^2, D Astley; 3, Edwaid Evans, Parkyrhiw, Broad beansâ1, D Astley 2, J Davies, Dolgoch 3, D Astley. Scarlet runnersâ1, W Bullock; 2, D Astley; 3, Owen Owen, The Foxes, Llarerfyl. Peas-I, D Astley; 2, W Bullock; 3, E Lewis. Celeryâ1, E Phillips, Poplars; 2, P S Poole 3, D Astley. Vegetable marrowsâ1, D Astley; 2, John Tudor, Manafon. Sweet herbs (four varieties)-I, David Astley; J Astley, eenior. Collection of Vegetablesâ1, E Lewis; 2, Mrs Astley. i FRUIT. â il Six plumsâ1, E Lewis; 2, D Astley. Applesâ1 and 2, Mrs Roberts, Firbank 3, Thos, Jones, Dolcelyneu. Gooseberriesâ2, Mrs Jones, Firbank; 3, W Bul. look. FLOWERS. Geraniums in potâ1, John Tudor, Manafon; 2, Catherine Griffith, Watergate; 3, D Astley. Fusebia-2. D Astley 3, J Tudor. Window plantâ1, Mrs Rees, Pool road; 2, P S Poole 3, D Astley. Collection of annualsâ1, W Bulloock; 2, 0 Owen, Tyncha. Assortment of cut flowers-1, W Bullock. CLASS B. For Amateurs. Kidney potatoesâ1, John Thorns, Neuadd Lwyd; 2, Miss Williams, Henllys. Early round potatoesâ1, John Thomas; 2, Alfred, Breeze, Tynypant. Kidney (any variety)â1, Mrs Roberts, Beehive Inn 2, T Bowen, Dolgead Hall. Bound potatoes (any variety)â1, Rev S Reed; 2, Miss Williams. Henllys. Spring onlons-I anc 2, Miss Williams. Autumn onionsâ1, Henry Farr Jones; 2, Rev Jas Thomas, Llanwyddelan. Eschalotsâ1, J G Jones, Brynpenarth; 2, Hugh Davies, Fron. Carrots-I, Miss Williams 2, J Jones, Goat Hotel. Garden tuirnips-1, J G Jones 2, Alfred Breeze. Parsnipsâ1, Miss Williams; 2, Thomas Watkin, Brynmair. Beetrootâ1, Miss Williams; 2, Dr Davies, New Mills. L,3eks-1, Rev James Thomas 2, Miss Williams. Cauliflowers-I, Rev T D James, curate 2, Thos Bowen. White cabbageâ1, Misa Morgan, Beecbgrove; 2, J G Jones. Red cabbageâ1, Rev S Reed; 2, Mrs Lloyd Humphreys. Peas-1, J G Jones 2, Miss Williams. Broad beansâ1, Rev S Reed; 2, T Bowen. D Hart kidney beansâ1, T Bowen; 2, Mrs Story, Stone cottage. Scarlet runnerø-4, T Bowen; 2, J G Jones. Celery-I, J B Jones 2, J G Jones. Cucumbersâ1, T Watkin. Vegetable marrowâ1, Evan Morris, Red Lion; 2, T Watkin. Collection of sweet herbsâ1, Miss Williams; 2, Mrs Thomas, Bodeinioa. Collection of vegetables (six varieties)â1, J B Jones; 2, Miss Williams. Dessert plume-I, Thomas Evans, Maesgwyn; 2, Miss Thomas, Neuadd Lwyd. Baling plumsâ1, Rev S Reed; 2, Edward An lr-w, Belan. Dessert applesâ1 John Davies, Dolgoch 2, J C Jones, Graig. Baking applesâ1, John Jones, Red House; 2, Ed An irew. Pearsâ1, Alfred Breeze 2, Johurhomus, Neuadd Lwyd. Gooseberriesâ1. Alfred Breeze. Black currantsâ1, J B Jones. B-d currantsâ1, Thomas Evans, Maesgwyn; 2, J B JOUts. Three plants in potsâ1, Mrs C W Humphreys, Tylissa; 2. Mrs Jones. The Taubonse. Window Plact-1, Mrs Story; 2, Mrs Edmunds, Baitk. Six varieties of annualsâ1, Miss Williams 1, Mrs J G Jones. Assortment of cut Sowersâ1, Mrs C W Hum- phreys; 2, Mrs Hugh Davies, Fron. Astersâ1, Miss Wiliiama; 2, Rev S Reed. tt ,ck-I, Mrs J G Jones; 2, Mra C E Humphreys, Monut Einion. Pansies-Mrs C W Humphreys. Cut rosesâ1, Miss Jones, Fir Bank; 2, Miss Williams. Cut dahliasâ1, Mrs T Watkin; 2, W Bullock. Cut carnationsâ1, no name; 2, Mrs Hugh Davies. Maidenhair fernâ1, Mrs T Watkin; 2, Miss Jane Davies, Dulgooh. Begoniaâ1, Mrs Morris, Red Lion; 2, Mrs T D fain- s. Pot fernâ1, Miss Davies, Dolgoch 2, Mrs Story. CLASS C. For gentlemen and other gardeners. Kidney potatoesâ1, Henry Gittina, Golfa; 2, David Jones, Glynhiriaeth. Early round potatoea-I, G Cooke, Cyfrowydd; 2, H Gittins. Kidney potatoes (any variety)â1, G Cooke 2, H Gittins. Round potatoes (any variety)-I, G Cooke; 2, T Bowen. Spring onionsâ1 and 2, G Cooke. Autumn onionsâ1, Mha Williams; 2, G Cooke. Eschalotsâ1, Miss Williams; 2, James Thomas, Eirhnog. Carrots-1, G Cooke; 2. James Thomas. Garden turnips-I, H Gittins; 2, T J Hounsfield Glynoogan. Parsnipsâ1 and 2, G Cooke. Beetrootâ1, David Jones, Glynhiriaeth; 2, H Gittins Leeksâ1, and 2, G Cooke. Cauliflowersâ1, H Gittins; 2, James Thomas. White cabbageâ1, G Cooke; 2, James Thomas. Red cabbageâ1, John Rowlands, Llanfair; 2, H Gittins. Savoy cabbageâ1, G Cooke; 2, James Thomas. Peas-1. G Cooke 2, H Gittins. Broad beansâ1, G Cooke 2, H Gittins. Dwarf kidney beansâ1, James Thomas, 2, T J Hounsfield. Scarlet runnersâ1, G Cooke; 2, T J Hounsfield. Celeryâ1, James Thomas; 2, G Cooke. Cucumbers 11, James Thomas; 2, G Cooke. Vegetable marrowâ1, Henry Gittins; 2, David Jones, Glynhiriaeth. Collection of sweet herbsâ1, William Jones, Mount Hall; 2, G Cooke. Coilection of vegetables (six varieties)â1, G Cooke; 2, James Thomas. Dessert plums-I, H Gittins 2, T J HounsfiAld. Baking plumsâ1, John Jones, Tycoch; 2, G Cooke. Dessert applesâ1, Rev James Thomas, Llanwy- ddlan Rectory; 2, H Gittins. Baking applesâ1, G Cooke; 2, W Thomas, Tany. bryn. Peari-I and 2, James Thomas. Black currantsâ1, G Cooke. Red onrranLs-I. W Jones; 2, G Cooke. Three plants in pots-I, G Cooke 2, W Jones. Window plant-1. H Gittins 2, G Cooke. Six varieties of annualsâ1, H Gittins; 2, G Cooke. Assortment of cut flowers-I, H Gittins, 2, G Cooke. A-iters-1, W Bullook 2, G Cooke. Stocksâ1, H Gittins; 2, G Cooke. Pansies-I, G Cooke. Cat roses-I, James Thomas; 2, W Jones. Cut dahlias (double and singie)-I, G Cooke; 2, W Joies. CLASS D. Honorary Prizes. Six varieties of potatoes (six each)â1, G Cooke; 2, Rev James Thomas. Celery-1. G Cooke. Cucumbersâ1, G Cooke. :Marrows-I, G Cooke. Tomatoesâ1, G Cooke. Collection of vegetables (ten varieties)â1, G Cooke. Dee Bert plumsâ1, H Gittins.; 2, David Roberts, Tynrhoa. Baking plumsâ1, G Cooke. Dessert apples-I, G Cooke. Baking apples-I, G Cooke. Black surrants-1, G Cooke. Red currant3-I, G Cooke. Melonâ1, G Cooke. Collection of fruit (six varieties)-I, G Cooke. Cut Roses-1, G Cooke. Cut Dahlias-I, G Cooke. Four specimen plantsâ1, G Cooke. Two specimen plants-I, G Cooke. One specimen plant-1, G Cooke. Hand bouquetâ1, G Cooke. CLASS E. Open to Farmers, Amateurs, and Cottagers. 3lbs. fresh butterâ1, Mrs Thomas, Meliaygrug; 2. D Thomas, Glanverniew; 3, Mrs Davies, Glyn- hiriaeth. Basket of hen eggsâ1, Mary Jones, Penllwyn; 2, Miss Hughes, Brynglas; 3, Mary Jones. Fat cheeseâ1, Mrs Jepson, Plascolyn. Skim Cheeseâ1, Mrs Jepson; 2, Mrs C W Hum- phreys. CLASS F. Open to Farmers. Basket of farm prodnce-I, Richard Andrew, Cefn Manafon 2, John Thomas, Neuodd Lwyd. White wheatâ1, Mrs Gough, Eithnog; 2, R Jones, Tanllan. White chair wheat-I, 0 Owene, Tyncha: 2nd. R Jones, Neoodd. Red Britannia, wheat-1, R Jones. Penllwyn 2, John Thomas, Neuodd Lwyd. Red straw wheatâ1, Edward Jones, Lawnt; 2, John Richards, Tarhouee. Barleyâ1 and 2, Edward Evans. White oats-I ar d 2, David Jehu, Auctioneer. Black oatsâ1, R Evans, Cwmllwynog; 2, Edward Rees, Cross. Swede turnipsâ1, Mrs Jones. Rhosgall; 2, R Jones, Brynpistall. Common dittoâ1, T. Bowen 2, Edward Andrew. Mangel Wurtzelâ1 and 2, T Bowen. Ox cabbageâ1, Edward Gittius, Cefncoch. LASS G .H tafc. era w .¡. Industrial.H (..M'ir Best cultivated and cropped garden (class A)â1, David Astley; 2. Evan Phillips. Ditto (class B)â1, Hugh Davies, Fron; 2, John Lloyd Humphreys. = Honey in combâ1, Rev D Davies, Gartnbeibio; 2, Pryce Astley, Tynllwyn. Run honeyâ1, Rev D Davies; 2, Pryoe Astley. Set of table decorationsâ1, Mrs Story; 2nd, Mrs Jones, Tanhouse. Hand-made walking stickâ1, Edward Humphreys, Glyn 2, John Rowlands, Coach. Set of horse shoes-I, Rowland Owen, Llanfair; 2, W R Davies, Manavon. Home-made preserve (black ourrants)-I, Mrs Story 2, Miss Sarah Davies, High-street. Loaf of breadâ1, Miss Whittington, Dolgoch; 2, Mrs Watkin, Bridge-street. Hand-made flannel shirt (men's)-l, Mrs Mary Astley, Caerwedyn; 2, Mrs G Cooke.: Men's knitted stockingsâ1, Miss Tudor, Manafon; 2, Mrs Mary Jones, Tygwyn. â Child's frockâ1, Mr W Astley, School House. Bouquet of wild flowers-I, Mrs Cooke; 2, Mrs Evans, Parkyrhiw. Pot of pille lard-1. Mrs Thomas, Tanybryn; 2, Mrs Jepson. Best arranged collection of wild flowers-I, Mrs Cooke 2, Mrs Edmunds, Bank. CLASS H. Poultry &c. Couple of Bantams (cockerel and hen)â1, Thomas Astley, butcher 2, Alfred Davies, Tynyfownog. Brabmasâ1, Thomas Watkin, Brynmair 2, Pryce Davies, Glynu -ha. White Dorking-l, John Beddoes, Dwyrhiew. Grey Dorking-l, Mias Williams, Henllys. Gameâ1, Thomas Jones, Doicebynen; 2, Alfred Davies. White Leghornâ1 and 2, T. Watkin. Brown Leghornâ1, Edward Humphreys, Glyn; 2, Richard Pryce, Brynpenarth. Plymouth Rocksâ1 and 2, Mrs Thomas, Bodeinion. Best Couple (any kind)-I, Alfred Davies; 2, Mrs Williams, Henia.rth Gate. Beat Couple dressedâ1, Miss Bowen, Dolgead Hall; 2, Miss Humphreys. Cockbird Canaryâ1, Rev S. Reed. Drake and Duckâ1, Evan Roberts, Brynhwdog; 2, Alfred Davies. Gander and Goose-1, Alfred Davies; 2, Abia Morgan, Rhiwhiriaeth. Turkeysâ1, T. J. Hounsfield. PIGEONS. Couple of Carriersâ1, A. E. Hughes, Wynnstay. Fantails-I, J. G. Jones. Homersâ1 and 2, Eddie Morris, Red Lion. Tumblerll-l, Edward Evans, Parkyrhiew. Tame Rabbits-I, R. Heber Peate. DOGS. Settersâ1, T. Bowen, Jjoigead Hall; 2, Tom Jones, tanner. Spanielsâ1, Thomas Evans, Maesgwyn; 2, Evan Morris, Lion. Sheep Dogs-1, R. Bonall, Welshpool; 2, J. M. Jones, Mathyrafol; 3, Edward Vaughan, Llyason h c, Vaughan, Tymawr. Greyhoundâ1, J. Lloyd, Newtown; 2, William Thomas, Llanfair h c, Mills, Cause Office. Fox Terrierâ1, J. Lloyd, Newtown; 2, T. J. Hounsfield 3, Tom Jones; h c, Dr Thomas and Evan Phillips. Welsh Terrierâ1 and 2, Capt. Pryce, Cyfronydd; h c, Mrs Rees, Henefail. Any varietyâ1, Thomas Henry Vaughan 2, J. Lloyd Humphreys. In the sheap shearing competition out of ten com petitors the prize was awarded to Thomas Roberts, Nautyrhelyg, Llangadfan, shepherd to Mr R. Owen, Cann Office. Sixteen shepherds entered their names for the Sheep Dog Trials Competition. The first and second prizes were divided between Richard Tudor, Cannon, Llanerfyl, and Evan Astley, Glynbach, Llanerfyl The third prize was divided between Thomas Roberts, Nantyrhelyg, and Thomas Watkins, Dolyfardyn, Llanllugan.

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