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TALYCAFN MART.

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TALYCAFN MART. RECORD CKRSSTMAS PRIZE SHOW AND SALE. The seventeenth annual prize show and sale held at the above mart on Monday probably registered a new record in the experience for even such an enterprising firm as Mcesrs Robert and Rogers Jones (or the quality of the stock, the exhibits, according to the evidence of expe- rienced breeders and butchers present, being the b'st ever staged in tlie valley, if not'in North Wales. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. train-loads of buyers detrained at Talycafn and poured in their hundreds into the well-known mart, while from an early hour until Monday r-attle, 4ieep, calves, 1 and pigs passed through the entrance gate in enormous flocks. The accommodation inside t'ne groat enclosure was severely taxed, neverth;-less order and perfect control were features of tho show. It was intci eating to a degree to witness tlie celerity with which mighty, and in many- cases, vicious-looking, bulls were engineered into their allotted stalls and ultimately on to the weighing machine and under the rostrum, where especially in the case of the heaviest stock, bid ding was really heatc-d, buyers being in attend anee -from all parts of England and Wales, anx. ious to secure a good sliow in their shops for the fcstne season. The arrangements were carried out with remarkable regularity by the expe- rienced drovers in the employ of the auctioneers. upwards of 1500 animals being dealt with with- out a hitch. The gathering was entertained by the firm to an excellent dinner, hundreds availing them selves of the meal. The members of the firm, Mr T. Rogers Jones, Mr W. J. Roberts, Messrs Norman Rogers Jon-es and Dennis Rogers Jones, experienced an exceptionally heavy day, but coped with their work splendidly. THE PRIZES offered amounted to E35 and the exhibits were undoubtedly worthy of the prizes awarded. The adjudicators were :—Cattle Messrs Henry Owen, Carnarvon; J. Roberts, Trefnant; and Charles Saw-bridge, Wigan. Sheep and pigs: Messrs J. Jones, Colwyn Bay, and Morris Jones (of Messrs Jones Bros.), Conway. The awards were as follow:— Two butchers' bullocks, two years old a.nd above: 1 and 2. Edward Owen, Cefn Garlleg, Glan Conway; 3, William Davies, Baclaw, (Jon- way. Butchers' bullock, two years and above: 1 and 2. Edward Owen; Co/n Garlleg; 3, G. O. Jones, Merchlyn, Conway: reserve, W. Davies, Baclaw. Two butchers' bullocks, under two years old: 1, David Morris, Penlwys, ColwVn; 2, Richard Jones, Tai Ilirion, 3, Mrs Owen, Glyn I'c-a. Tynygroes; reserve, Hugh Davies, Gorswen, Roewcn. Butchers' bullock, under two years old: 1, D. W. Evans, Brynrnorfudd Mawr; 2, W. Davies, Baclaw, Conway; 3, Richard Jones, Tai Hirlon. Pentrevoelas; reserve, G. 0. Jones, Merchivn, Conway. Two butchers' heifers, any age: 1, Samuel Hughes, Glyn, Trefriw 2 and 3, Lady MacLaren, Bodnant Hall reserve, Lady MacLaren. But-che-s' heifer, two years old amd above 1, Hugh Jones, Post Office, Talybont; 2, John Jones, Tynyooed, Roewen; 3, George Jones, Llanrwst. Butchers' heifer under two years old 1, John Roberts, Ty L-cha, Eglwvsbach; 2, Mrs Owen, Glyn Ccha, Tynygroes; 3, E. J. Hughes, Ty Gwyn, Mochdre; reserve, John Robert,s, Ty Ucha Eglwysbaoh. Butchers' cow: 1, Richard Jones, Tai Hirion, Pentrevoelas; 2, John Williams, Bwlch Mawr, Conway; 3, Evan Hughes, Ccfn y Cae, Roewen; reserve W. Owen, Llic-an, Tynvgroes. Butchers' bull: 1. Robert Llovd, Nantwraeh Fawr; 2, R. H. Roberts, Dolwyd, Mochdre; 3, Thomas Hughes, Penllyn, Talycafn. Ten best fat Welsh mountain wethers 1 and 2, Hugh Davies, Gorswen, Roewen; 3, E. Davies, Farmyard, Conway reserve, John Williams, Bwlch Mawr, Conway. Ten fat Welsh mountain ewes: 1, W. Davies, Baclaw, Conway 2. D. W. Evans, Brynrnorfudd Mawr; 3, John Roberts, Ty Ucha., Eglwysbaoh. Two fat pigs of any weight: 1, Mrs Fielding, Eilianus. Four fat porkers not to exceed 1201bs. live weight: 1 and 2, W. Thomas and Son, Peny- ffordd. Amongst the sheep section was an autumn lamb in excellent condition. Fat bullocks over two years old lealised up to £ 28; yearlings £ 22 15s; heifers over two years old, S22 2s 6d; do. under two years old, C19 5s; cows, C20 10s; bulls, E-T, fat Welsh wethers, JB20 Os 6d; do. owes, 275 9d; fat pigs, JE6 12. 6d; and porkcts, £3 13e.

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