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Dog Show at Carmarthen.


Dog Show at Carmarthen. The annual show of dogs waa held at the Carmarthen market on Thursday, the 11th inst. Mr David Jones, Swansea, judged the important Welsh terrier classes and Mr L P 0 Astlov all the other classes. The adjudications ot those gentlemen gave every satisfaction. Mr J F lieos was the veterinary surgeon and Messrs F W ("av illin(I If Coysh were ring stewards. The yard stewards were, Messrs A. 0 Norton, A. Hadley. Mr L Junes; W. Vincent Howell Thorn as, Martin Davies, Superintendent Smilh, Messrs J Olive, and J Burgess. There was a good show in all tho classes, 4,1 the Welsh terrier section justifying the enterprise of the committee in providing a special judge for them. Fox terriers were tho strongest class in the show Mr W V H Thomas scored well in beating Prince," who carried off the championship at Strabane, Ireland, a fortnight ago. I- ID The pointers were a fair lot, and the winner won easily in coat and head. In the setter class the firft animal was a nicely marked bitch the second was a good bitch, who, however, carried herself very badly. Retrievers were very scarce, but the winner was a very good dog, who carried himself well. Mr Roberts won the first prize in the greyhound class with a nice black bitch, which had a good shape body, nock and head. Mr Thomas's (Paris House) General Picton" had a well shaped body, and ran tho winner very cloie. Black spaniels were a strong class, and the first prize bitch won because she had a well shaped body, and so pleased the judge that he awarded her a special prize. Pencaer Hess" made a good second. Spaniel-, any colour, brought four competitors into the ring. The winner was a good liver dog the second was a black and tan, and both dogs were properly placed in order of merit. The winner of the smooth fox terrier (dog) class was a well-known winner, and carried off the prize easily; the second aLo was a good dog and deserved second honours. In the fox terrier (smooth) bitch class the first and second prize winners were old prize winners. A very good typo of a terrier was the winner of the fox terrier (dog) class. The fox terrier classes were well contested, and all of the winners were excellent dogs. The Irish terriers were a select lot, and the winner was a very promising puppy, which captured the first in this class, and in the other for Irish terriers who had never won a prize before. "Coxy Ben" was a fine specimen of a Welsh terrier with a good body, legs and feet, and captured the first prize in a well- contested class. Bull Terriers as visual turned up well. The winner "Dude "was a large dog with plenty of bone, but some would rather have seen Greenfield Jumbo" placed first. Long Sight Goneral" a black and tan, carried off the prize in the next class, the second being a tan, and tho third being a Scotch terrier. A very nice pug won the first in the toy class, whilst the second poizûwilluer was a black pomeranian. In the St. Bernard's class, the winner stood well out and won easily. The coileys again wero a fine lot, and White Heather simply walked away with the prize in Class 22. This is a grand dog, which excells in head, coat, and carriage. The second dog had a nice head, but was rather out of coat. In the Colley Bitch class, tho prize went to an old winner who is a black tan, and white dog. There was a good assortment of Sheep Dogs, by Sir Visto" was an easy winner The Sporting Puppy Class was the most difficult class in the whole show, and so level were the dogs that the judge divided the first, second and third prizes betweeu Rowdy Raffle," 11 Burrows Bruce," and Mr T. Pearson's dog. The secretorial duties were admirably discharged by Mr C. Haydn Williams and Mr Evan Morris. Nothing which they could do for the good of the show was left undone their energy aud tact contributed greatly to its success. Appended is the


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