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THE YORKSHIRE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.

MEETING AT YORK.

For those who can devote due time to the occasion | Morton had been engaged to draw up. This gentleman the arrangements of the Yorkshire Society are now was taking great pains in the field, not merely in watchreally very excellent. Every day has its duty. On the ing the work, but in analyzing it. With this object he Tuesday there are the field trials of implements; on the had two square yards in width, and down to the depth Wednesday the judges and the public have the cattle the plough penetrated, carefully weighed from different before them, and on the Thursday the business of the parts of the field operated upon, of course with a view to ring is confined to the horses. It must be, moreover, a further comparison between the several means emperfectly understood that the great majority of the visi- ployed. Proverbially slow as judges are known to be tor very religiously observe this plan of the proceed in putting their remarks into sbape, Mr. Morton had ings. On the opening day they travelled on to Stockton, bis report ready by Wednesday morning; but it was not to specially see for themselves all Fowler and Howard permitted to be published ! The officials interposed, could do in the way of cultivating a trying bit of land who would read and revise the paper before it was cirby steam power, as well as to witness the exciting contest culated-surely an unnecessary piece of interference. between the ten or twelve mowers. On the following

If Mr. Morton was thought to be so far qualified to morning they planted themselves round the ring, to go write a report as to be invited by the Council to furnish through, class by class, one of the most select shows of one, that-especially after the trouble he had takenShorthorns ever brought together ; while on the Thurs- should have been accepted, and, if possible, at once issued. day, despite the rain, they crowded the rail sides from No one but himself could judge better of what took place morn till eve, perhaps yet more intent on clever hacks and on the Stockton field, and we trust he will allow us the hunting horses. Friday as the concluding day of the opportunity of seeing the Report as originally written, Meeting very happily united its forces, and with all the and of comparing it with that as subsequently inpremiums for machinery, cattle, and horses, now pro- proved upon. If this be not, after all, substantially altered, perly placarded, the people saw everything for a shilling; then it is very clear that it should have been issued, as though, of course, they lost the grand treat of watching intended to be, during the meeting. The withholding of the several sections out before the judges, a system that the article caused grave complaint and dissatisfaction, is admirably interpreted in Yorkshire, if so far it would while it is only fair to Mr. H. S. Thompson, the Presiseem to be but imprerfectly understood in some other dent of the year, to say that his name was but too generally directions.

associated with so unpopular a proceeding. Regretting It may be as well to follow out the programme of the this as we do, we shall be only happy to afford him the Society. On the Tuesday then, some four miles out, in opportunity of correcting such an impression. But in the a district but newly put into cultivation, and where the interim, we are, fortunately, enabled to give the following holdings are small and poor, we found Fowler and the

as something of a summary of the report prepared by Mr. Howards busily illustrating their several systems, but Morton

:--- Fowler's 14-horse power engine on this ocnot for competition." Although the Council an

casion worked his 4-furrow balance plough with the dignounced that they " had placed at the disposal of the ging breasts, and his 6-tined cultivator; Howard's 10Implement Committee one hundred pounds for an ex

horse power engine worked his 3-furrow balance plough hibition of steam cultivation," this sum was not ex

and 3-tined cultivator; and Fowler's 8-horse power engine pended in prizes, but in defraying the expenses of the worked his 4-furrow ordinary plough. This was the exhibiters. Mr. Fowler received, accordingly, so much order of their position on a field of light soil (with, howfor showing two sets in work, and the Messrs. Howard ever, patches of clay in it), long enough for a farrow of proportionately for the one they sent. The only fixed 320 to 350 yards. The judgment of the reporter was trial of the day was to ascertain which firm could plough based less upon the appearance of the work and less the greater extent of land in an hour ; and this was won

upon the extent of it done in a given time than it genevery decisively by Fowler, who got through just an rally has hitherto been. The real measure of the work acre within the limited time. The execution was also done lies in the weight of earth moved per acre, and in very even and sightly; and with, indeed, certain incon. a given time. To ascertain this, two square yards of the veniences in their allotment, the Bedford House earth ploughed or cultivated were weighed in some 15 made very excellent work, but not with the like re. or 20 instances, and the quantity of earth moved per markable rapidity which so generally characterized the acre and per hour was then estimated. The following other's performance. To fully illustrate the capabilities

were the results recorded :—Fowler's (so called) 8-horse of the two methods, the remainder of the day was spent power engine, with moving anchorage and clip drum on by the Howards in smashing or tearing, and by Powler the same headland, and moving anchorage on the far in cultivating and digging. For the latter process they headland, ploughed, with the aid of four men and two employed the larger set of tackle with a fourteen horse lads, 1 acre in an hour, moving 938 tons of earth per engine, and went to a depth of eight inches, with a re- acre and per hour. Fowler's 14-horse power engine, salt that was to many perfectly astonishing. It is with the aid of three men and two lads, worked with the seldom that any such soil has been so thoroughly diggers ' 1 acre 1 rood and 5 perches per hour, moving tackled,as was the Stockton ley with Fowler's 1,002 tons of earth per acre and 1,280 tons of earth per digger ; and apparently the power employed would be hour. The same engine with the same hands • cultivated' something considerable, though the extent they can get 1 acre 3 roods and 24 perches per hour, moving however through at such a depth goes to show with what com- only 650 tons of earth per acre and 1,240 tons per hour. parative facility the work is accomplished. One looked Howard's 10 borse power engine with double windlass, with more than ordinary interest to the official report of five men and two lads and 3-furrow plough, worked 3 these trials, that it was understood was preparing for roods per bour—932 tons per acre and 774 tons per publication by the next morning, and which Mr. I. C. 'hour. The same engine and apparatus, with a 3-tined

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cultivator, worked 1 acre per hour, and moved 660 tons mit to any competitive examination. The thrashing of earth per acre and per hour. The digging of Fow- machines being restricted to single or double blasts, the ler's engine was done too fast, and the surface was left Tuxfords were also put out of trial, as having armed theirs too rough-the working of Howard's cultivator was with treble blasts, and Humphries, of Pershore, consedone too slow, and the earth was not sufficiently dis- quently led the way with his very useful farmer's friend. turbed, though all effectually cut off the subsoil—and Busby's were the best carts, and A. and E. Crosskill greatly to the surprise of the reporter, there was actually had a similar preference for waggons; the competition more earth per acre moved here than in the case of being especially strong with the former, amongst the Fowler's cultivator, which was driven so fast as to throw Yorkshire houses. The judges, again, were much taken the whole extremely loosely and roughly together. The with the uses of Weighell's two-horse portable horserapidity, however, of the work was such in the latter power for minor machinery on a farm; a selection they case as well as in the digging,' as to bring out a very supported with plenty of commendations to other manularge performance of work done in a given time. The facturers of the same “means." It was impossible, ploughing was in both cases admirable-perfect accord- however, to follow these gentlemen very closely on the ing to the mode of judging hitherto adopted, which den Wednesday, when there was something else to do ;" pends upon the surface presented to the light-excellent and we prefer leaving their opinions to be more defiaccording to that better mode of judging which looks at nitely expressed in the prize list, amplified as this is by the quantity of earth moved per acre and the state of a formidable array of exhibitors that we append to the the floor on which it lies. Both the quantity and qua- awards. lity of the work accomplished were satisfactory proofs of the success with which steam is now applied to cul- horns-the very aristocrats of a Yorkshire show

For it was on the Wednesday that the Short tivation--and though the land was for the most part riveted the gaze of their many admirers ; and yet, so light and easy, and therefore not well adapted for anyo far as mere numbers went, there was no formidable thidg like a serious trial of the steam plough, yet the array here. In fact, the very entries read rather like easy accomplishment of the work given it to do no

running-off ties" than the original composition of doubt helped to convince many a spectator of his interest open classes. And this was the general character of the in at once commencing the cultivation of his land by York Show of Shorthorns. It was running-off ties. steam."

In no class were the entries great, but nearly all the Able and valuable as this is, how much more useful animals were amongst the very best of their breed, and would such a Report have been if circulated, as it the majority of them as well known as winners. Mr. might have been, on the York show.ground! It Stratton, who acted with Mr. Drury and Mr. Thomson will be seen that we do not altogether acquiesce in the of Anlanby, told us it reminded him of his first visit to a easiness of the work, but we are only too happy to allow York show, some twenty years since, when he saw such a paper to speak for itself; and it will be for the Bracelet, and Necklace, and Duchess 34th, and ButterCouncil of the Yorkshire Society to settle amongst cup in the ring, with that famous bull, the Duke of themselves the grounds upon which the gentleman they Northumberland, to open the lists. But there were as invited to prepare it was in the first instanoe denied such famous bulls in the yard on Wednesday; and it is long a privilege ?

since so generally good a class has been got together :The trials of the reapers were necessarily deferred Royal Butterfly, a winner of the Royal at Canterbury until the corn in the district is riper, and when, amongst and of the Yorkshire at Pontefract-Skyrocket, Lord others, A. and E. Crosskill will bring out Ransome's Feversham's grand Leeds bull—a rare, deep, great bull new Australian Reaper, that comes here with a high from Scotland called Van Tromp, and Victor Emcharacter, and which the Ipswich firm is making-up manuel, also from over the border, and both destined to largely to send back again--not a bad sign of its useful. earn distinction to-day. Then Mr. Robinson sent on ness. If some disappointment was expressed in the his new purchase the 2nd Duke of Airdri postponement of the reaper trials, this was in a great Duke in Essex, and with some notice even in Yorkmeasure compensated for by the exhibition of mowing shire. The neat Master Buttercup was to be named machines. Of these there were nearly a dozen in com- only in the next degreo; and Mr. Wiley's white Sir petition on a piece of grass quite heavy enough to be Charles, with two or three more, completed a class out termed a fair average crop ; and with Cranston's Wood, of which the judges soon selected those they ultimately Samuelson, Kearsley, Burgess and Key, Busby, Kirby, named for either honours or notice. Their ultimate Picksley and Sims, Norton and Spencer conspicuous choice, Royal Butterfly, has worn wonderfully well, and amongst them. The Newgate-street firm was said to walked away as light and airy and as handsome be represented by Mr. Watson, of Gambling ; but as

He does not look near so big as he both Mr. Burgess and Mr. Rix were on the ground, did at Canterbury, but is a bloodlikeable animal, with their implement was in pretty good keeping. After a nothing coarse or patcby about him. Never was very careful trial, and a deal of good work, Messrs. a prize more fairly won; for Skyrocket, sadly disDruce, Outhwaite, and Scott arrived at a conclusion figured with a large swelling on one of his knees, that the common public had much earlier anticipated; has visibly wasted, and only still preserves his fine and this was, that either for lightness, handiness, or noble outline. There were many fancied Mr. perfection of execution, Cranston's Wood fairly beat all Home's bull would beat him, a long way as he was bethe others—that Samuelson's performance was bighly fore the other two commendations. As it is, Van commendable—that Kearsley of Ripon was only in the Tromp may succeed to a place, for Butterfly is objected next degree-and that Burgess and Key and Busby to as having been first at Pontefract, where the York. might also be commended. This is a fair wholesome shire meeting was held two years since; and it is even trial, especially after the undue stress attempted to be said that Skyrocket might be disqualified from his laid on the display at Dereban a few weeks sinc e,where having won at an associated show of the Yorkshire and one mower would not work, another could not, and a another Society, as held at Leeds last summer. Only third that did unite these very essential conditions re- half-a-dozen two-year-olds came into the ring, of ceived half the prize! The adjudications in the yard which the Battersea Gamester was clearly the best, at York did not excite anything like the interest of those although with a bad rash disfiguring his clean white afield, two or three of the great people, like Clayton skin. Mr. Stratton had it more his own way for second and Shuttleworth and the Hornsbys, declining to sub- with a wealthy beefy bull, but with little of the style or

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show of Master Frederick, whose beautiful wild roving wrongly entered amongst the older heifers, rather annoyeye told immensely against the dull sleepy expression of ingly for her competitors, was suffered to show in her his rival. Mr. Fawkes' bull was deservedly commended ; proper place. and then, over the yearlings, the Battersea awards be- The following succinct and admirable rules, as came more bothered than ever. The third in London published in the catalogue, are worthy of the attenwas the first at York—the first in London was the tion of similar societies : " When the cows and second at York-and the second in London was the heifers are certified to be in calf, the prizes awarded third at York. But there is no doubt Whipper-in's will not be paid until a certificate of their having had travels have told on him, for we never saw him show so alive call has been delivered to the Secretary, The badly, and people were more inclined than ever to pull | heifers in Class 7 shall be certified to be one month past him to pieces "behind his back.” It will need all Mr. their bulling. The number of live calves the cows Tallant's talents, and they are of no common or- have had shall be certified. The bulls in Class 1 shall der, to get him in form for the sale, which is be certified (at the time of entry) to be sires of live to be really genuine, and everything to go for what it will calves; and in Classes 2 and 3, that cows are holding bring. Windsor Augustus, on the contrary, was very to them. In awarding these prizes, the Judges will be even and well covered, and the tenth Butterfly true instructed not to take into consideration the present in his points and fresh in his looks. The awards value to the butcher, of the animals exhibited, but to spoke well for Mr. Carr's herd, who not only bred the decide according to their relative merits for the purpose best of them, but had a yearling in his own name most of breeding.” With the first of these conditions, by deservedly commended. Standing very deep on a short way of a warning, the Empress of Hindostan, though leg, and with a capital twist, a certain thickness of horn entered amongst the breeding cows, was not seni. rather detracted from Don Windsor's appearance; but Surely this is a lesson of itself to such associations as even this is something of a warranty for masculine cha- the Northampton, where this fat beast took a prize ! racter. The easiest thing of the whole day's work was

The Yorkshire show of sheep is so entirely confined Mr. Robinson's clever calf placing himself over a rather to Leicesters, that it would be far better to adopt Mr. middling class, with Lady Pigot's alone to be numbered Dent Dent's suggestion, and offer no premiums for shortanywhere near to him. Jericho who has gone on well wools or Cotswolds. In competition for four prizes there since Battersea, was sold at York previous to the award

were three Southdowns in all, and in two classes of for a hundred to the Baron Nathusius, who takes him Cotswolds just two sheep to take the two prizes. The out to Prussia.

Leicesters, though by no means in great numbers, were The shorthorn cows and beifers were if anything remarkably good-Mr. Borton's aged rams very yet more select. In the two senior lots of aged superior sheep, and the shearlings pronounced to be a and

three year olds, with only five in each better class than those exhibited at Battersea, and over class, there were Mr. Eastwood's Rosette, Mr. Douglas which such a storm is brewing. Mr. Borton breeds Maid of Athelstane, Mr. Booth's Queen of the Vale, from Mr. Sanday, and has now that terrible third-prize Colonel Towneley's Rose of Lancashire, Lord ram in use, while Mr. Wiley relies more upon his own Feversham's Valetta, Mr. Booth's Queen of the Ocean, sort; but both with sufficient proof to show how Lady Pigot's Pride of Southwicke, Mr. Mitchell's well the Leicester does in Yorkshire, keeping alike Miseltoe, and Colonel Towneley's Young Butterfly, his fine thoroughbred points and good useful size. nearly everyone fit to be first. The judges, in fact, it was at Dereham that we reported Mr. Crisp's threat specially mentioned nine out of the ten, while they to return Mr. Wainman's visit, and send his pigs into generally commended the classes of two-year-old and Yorkshire. He has now done so, and his large whites, yearling heifers, with ten in the one and eleven in so comparatively little appreciated at home, have beaten the other. It was thought that the London gold medal Royal winners and all Yorkshire for backs and loins. cow might have been down calving at Warlaby; but The Butley big breed came originally from the north, Queen of the Ocean never looked better, and we are but they have been considerably improved in the way we quite willing to admit that we liked her a deal more in have mentioned, and the most learned in hogsflesh at York than in London. Rosette is getting coarse and

once admitted how unmistakably they had won. vulgar behind, and Misletoe has the same very visible our own part we much prefer the middle breed, or, if failing; but the other cows were all wearing well and in a there be a further distinction, Lord Wenlock's beautiful capital show condition; while amongst the younger heifers sort, surely the best of all for good looks and fine Mr. Douglas got the Queen placed to his liking at last. quality. Indeed, as a merely commended man said to She has been beaten, however, again since Battersea, at us in mournful accents of admiration as we were studyBelford, by Mr. Wood's Bonny-belle, a very neat one, ing that store trio, “ But then what's one to do, you only commended by the Royal and highly commended know, against such pigs as these !” Mr. Crisp, altohere, so that out of the three trials the Athelstane gether rash in his resolve, was bold enough to also beauty has just the best of it. The latter, from the way send some small blacks; but a Yorkshireman would she has been made up, threatens soon to become cowy, as soon look at a black pig as he would at a Suffolk but for compactness of frame and fine points she is now horse ; so that the old Marquis and "the niggers” did certainly very admirable.

Her second here was a not get much by their “motion'—and they must have wonderfully useful wbite of Mr. Atkinson's, only a lit- bad a deal of it, too, before they reached home again. tle deficient in quality, while Lord Feversham's Cecilia, “ The Horse Day," well as it promised when we took the Royal third, Lady Pigot's Victoria, and Roan a look through the several classes on the Wednesday Knight's Butterfly were included in the general afternoon, had to encounter disadvantages which consicompliment paid to the class. the next, derably deteriorated from its otherwise certain success. about the only mistake of the day occurred The weather broke up in the night, and it rained hard where Lady Pigot's handsome Rosedale was out- up to mid-day on Thursday, forcibly reminding the citiplaced for second by one of Mr. Singleton's, zens of the last show of the Society at York, when on for some reason, which to the mere lookers-on was the shilling day many hundreds of visitors never left the more or less inexplicable, and that almost warranted the shelter of the station. Further, there was a deal too bit of temper shown by her ladyship’s herdsman when he much work for a single set of judges; and although indignantly threw away his high commendation. There Messrs. Garfitt, Parrington, and Wood' bravely defied was but a small lot of calves where Frederick's Farewell

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ing, it was not until between seven and eight in the Emerald Isle, now grown into a grand horse, having it evening that they had “got through,” after nearly twelve all his own way, as in fact did his owner Mr. Botterill, hours' hard labour. They had no less than 28 separate who finished first and second in the class. The aged classes in, and nearly 350 horses before them. These hunters numbered half-a-dozen or so, very superior, were, of course, of all sorts—thorough-bred stallions ; the cynosure amongst them being Mr. Maynard's hunters, of all ages from foals to six-year-olds; harness- Irish mare, the Colleen Bawn, which, rumour declared, horses, mares, and young things ; hacks or roadsters in bad made three hundred on the ground to carry the similar sections; brood mares, ponies and odd lots ; King of Sardinia, Mr. Phillips having specially selected with cart-horses in every possible stage of their exis- her for that purpose. However, the judges only tence. Some of these divisions, moreover, as with the commended her highly when brought into the ring, hackneys and four-year-old hunters, were so “ well” preferring for their first Mr. Atkinson's Roland horsefilled that it took a long hour to get the many entries all over a workman, though he did set bis back up properly placed. No men could have done their duty and tuck his tail in; whereas, old Squirrel stood like a more ably or carefully, but it was asking too much of picture before them, far away the handsomest horse them; and henceforth it will be absolutely necessary to of the lot, but in want of a little more bone, employ two sets of horse judges-say the one “Com- and resolution to help him along. There were pany'' to take the cart and harness-horses, and the other twenty hacks, with a dozen or rare good the backs and hunters. As it was, many of the spec- ones amongst them, of which Mr. Holmes, of Beverley, tators had to give up their places by the ring claimed a couple, that only just missed the side before the best horses were brought into premium, being cleverly beaten by Mr. Swarbeck's it- & cruel thing to ask of a Yorkshireman; very perfect chesnut mare ; but it is seldom that we while late in the afternoon the nags left the ground find such a trio to hang over. The Hadji, filled out directly the judges had done with them, with their cards and furnished into a wonderfully fine borse, overtopped of honourable mention in the men's pockets. A General Williams, old Morpeth, Spenser, and six or true and correct list of the many commendations was seven more, very palpably for the stallion premium, under such circumstances a matter of much difficulty, though they did put a cocktail over bis head last year at but we believe ours includes nearly everytbing noticed. Leeds. Spenser, who has worn well, looked as neat as The strength of the show centred on the riding stock, ever, but would seem to have lost bis temper, while which was generally excellent, whereas some of the Morpeth's “remains" served to remind one of what a agricultural classes were but moderately filled, and the rare useful horse he had been in his time. There is no entry of cart stallions by no means extraordinary. The end, however, to the talk over a horse show in York. first prize here was a grey, with another or two of the shire, where, like the pigs and the Shorthorns, they same colour amongst his competitors ; whereas, in the meet and beat each other week after week, until there general run of the draught horses, the blacks were greatly are as many performances to go through as with a wellin the ascendent. Two or three of the pairs in work seasoned plater. were conspicuous amongst these for their weight The poultry show was not worth any special notice, and power, combined with light clever action. This and the speakers at the dinner must speak for them. lot, indeed,

altogether the best of the selves. John Jollies, some of the young stock being by no means imposing in their appearance, and the whole show of them scarcely equal to what one would

PRIZE LIST. expect to see gathered together under the auspicies of the

CATTLE. Yorkshire Society. The Cleveland coachers were better,

SHORTHORNS. although a dark brown was occasionally preferred to the more orthodox bay; and the hacks and hunters as good

JUDGES.-G. Drewry, Holker House, Newton-in-Cartmell.

Bristol. an entry right through as we ever saw. Of course it

R. Stratton, Walls-court, Stapleto

J. B. Thompson, Anlaby, Hull. utterly eclipsed Battersea in its general merits, although one or two of the metropolitans attracted more attention

Bulls three years old and upwards.—First prize £20, Lieuhere. That of the four-year-old hunters was perhaps

tenant-Col. Towneley, Towpeley Park, Burnley (Royal But

terfly). the most interesting trial of the day, with the Leeds

Second £10, Lord Feversham, Duncombe Park, Helmsley Clumsy horse, Mr. Booth’s Leeds three-year-old. Mr.

(Skyrocket). Clark's Driffield Cup horse, Mr. Botterill's Bridlington Highly commended.-G. H. M. B. Home, Argaty, Donne, winner, and many other good-looking ones in it. Entered | N.B.° (Van Tromp); commended, Duke of Montrose; Bain the name of Mr. Hall, who picked him out last sum- chanan, Glasgow (Victor Emanuel); J. Robinson, Clifton mer, the Clumsy gelding has just been sold to Mr. Holmes Pastures, Newport Pagnell (2nd Duke of Airdrie). of Beverley, whose confidence in his horse winning at Bulls two years old. First prize £25, H. Ambler, Watkin. York was ultimately verified, after a very close thing

son Hall, Halifax (Gamester). of it with Beechwood. Still Clumsy has not improved

Second £10, J. Charlesworth, Headfield, Dewsbury (Genebut rather begins to look little like leather,

ral Murat). whereas the Warlaby nag went as corky as a float; and commended, F. H. Fawkes, Farnley, Otley (Lord Cobham).

Highly commended.-Col. Towneley (Master Frederick); the more popular verdict would have given him the ribbons and the other the commendation card. In the Augustus).

Yearling Bulls. First prize £20, H. Ambler (Windsor three-year-olds, again, they preferred a bigger one to a Second £10, S. Marjoribanks, Bushey, Watford (Whippervery sweet horse with white heels, nominated by Mr. in). Brand, but purchased on the Wednesday by Sir George Highly commended. - Col. Towneley (Royal Butterfly 10th); Wombwell, for 115 gs.; the young baronet's beautiful commended, W. Carr, Stackhouse, Settle (Don Windsor). Bertha also being amongst the commended. But the Bull Calves, upwards of five months old.-First prize £10, judges dwelt very seriously over these classes, and opinion, J. Robinson, Clifton (Jericho). both in and out of the ring, appeared to be much di

Second £5, Lady Pigot, Branches Park, Newmarket (Pam). vided. Lord Wenlock's special premium for “a hunter

Commended.-R. Middleborough, Milford. to possess not less than three crosses of blood"-a

Cow, of any age, in calf or milk.–First prize £15, R. Booth, very different thing, be it remembered, to a hunting

Warlaby (Queen of the Vale). sire on the same terms—was more easily got over, The I sette).

Second, £5, R. Eastwood, 'Swinshaw House, Burnley (Ro

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Highly commended.-J. Douglas, Athelstaneford, Drem

Pigs. (Maid of Athelatane); commended, Lord Feversham (Valetta),

JUDGES.-L. Bowman, and Col. Towneley (Rose of Lancashire).

J. Wood.
Three years old Cow, in calf or milk, and having had a calf.

R, Woods.
-First prize £10, R. Booth (Queen of the Ocean).
Second £5, Lady Pigot (Pride of Southwicke).

Boars, large breed.-First prize £5, T. Crisp, Butley Abbey

Wickham Market. Highly commended.-A. and A. Mitchell, Alloa, N.B. (Mi. seltoe); commended. Col. Towneley (Roan Knight's But

Second £2, J. Dysou, Leeds. terfly).

Sows, large breed, in pig or milk.–First prize £5, T. Crisp.

Second £2, E. Harrison, Leeds. Two years old Heifers in calf.-First prize £10, J. Dou

Commended.-W. Hindle, Barlby, Selby. glass (Queen of Athelstane). Second £5, G. Atkinson, Hall Farm, Seaham (Snowdrop).

Boars, small breed. --First prize £5, and second £2, W. B. Highly commended.-J. Wood, Stanwick Park, Darlington

Wainman, Carhead, Croes Hills. (Bonny Belle)

Sows, small breed, in pig or milk.--First prize £5, and se

cond £2, W. B. Wainman. The class commended.

Highly commended.-W. B, Wainman; commended, G. Yearling Heifers. First prize £10, R. Booth (Queen of the May 2nd).

C. Armitage, Sheffield.
Second £5, J. R. Singleton, Givendale, Pocklington (Miss classes. First prize £5, J. Harrison, jun., Stockport.

Boars of any breed, not qualified to compete in the above Waterloo).

Second £2, W. B. Waiaman. Highly commended.-Lady Pigot (Rosedale).

Sows of any breed, in pig or milk, not qualified to compete The class commended.

in above classes.-First prize £5, and second £2, W. B. Heifer Calves, upward of five months old.--First prize £5,

Wainman.
Col. Towneley (Frederick's Farewell).
Second £8, Lady Pigot (Castiaoira),

Three store Pige, of any breed, of the same litter, from four Commended.-T. Jolly, Warlaby (Lady Leonora).

to nine months old.- First prize £5, Lord Wenlock, Escrick

Park.
Fat Ox, under four years old. - The prize £10, J. Ellison,
Allerton House, Knaresbro' (Nothing Left).

Second £2, Sir G. 0. Wombwell, Bart., Newburgh Park,

Easingwold.
CATTLE OF ANY BREED.

Highly commended.--G. Mangles, Ripon ; commended, W.

B. Wainman.
Cows for dairy purposes. First prize £5, Q. Clark, Bilton,
York (Useful).

Boars, large breed, under 12 months old. The prize £3, W Second £2, R. Brooke, Gateforth House, Selby (Maggie).

B. Wainmain.

Sowe, large breed, under 12 months old.--The prize £3, J.
EXTRA STOCK.

Dyson.
Medal, R, Tennant, Scarcroft Lodge, Leeds (Shorthorn, Commended.-J. Hickman, Hull.
Rosa).

Boars, small breed, under 12 mouths old. The prize £3, Second Medal.---Lord Feversham (Shorthorn, The Swell). Sir G. O. Wombwell. Highly commended Sir G. 0. Womb

well. SHEEP.

Sows, small breed, under 12 months old.--The prize £3, JUDGES.-L. Bowman, Irby, Grimsby.

Lord Wenlock.
J. Wood, Stanwick, Darliogton.

Highly commended.-Lord Wenlock ; commended, Sir G.
R. Woods, Oaberton, Worksop.

Wombwell.

EXTRA STOCK.
LEICESTER, OR LONG-WOOLLED
Shearling Ramı.-First prize £15 and second £5, J. Bor- Medal, Lord Wenlock, før boar.
ton, Barton House, Malton.

Highly commended.-H. Whittaker, York,
Commended.-T. Beal, Scrayingham, Malton; 8. Wiley,

HORSES.
Brandsby, York.

JUDGES : C. Garfitt, Knutsford.
Rams of any age. First prize £10, and second £5, J.
Bortop.

J. Parrington, Brancepeth, Durham.
Highly commended.-J. Simpson, Spofforth Park, We

J. Wood, Overton, Oakham. therby.

Thoroughbred Stallions for hunters.-- First prize £20, J. Pens of five Ewes. First prize £5, W. Lovel, Nafferton Groves, Kırk-Hammerton Lodge, York (The Hadji, by FaughGrange, Driffield.

a-Ballagb). Second £3, R. Topham, Scampston, Malton.

Second £5, W. Hudson, Brigham, Driffield (General Pens of five shearling Wethers.--First prize £5, F. Jordan, Williams). Eastburn House, Driffield.

Highly commended.--Mr. G. Holmes, Beverley (Spenser). Second £3, F. Rickell, Warter, Pocklington

Stallions for coach-horses. First prize £10, J. Serjison, Pen of five Shearling Gimmers.--First prize £10, S. Wiley. Holme-upon-Spalding-Moor (Young Conqueror). Second £5, W. Lovel.

Second £5, G. Sanderson, Spaldington, Howden (Omer Commended.-G. L. Fox, Brambam Park, Tadcaster.

Pasba).

Stallions for roadsters.--First prize £10, H. R. W. Hart, SHORT-WOOLLED.

Dunnington Lodge (All Fours). Shearling Rams.–First prize £10, Earl of Yarborough,

Second £5, Hargraves and Craven, Junction Wharf, Brocklesby, Ulceby. No competition.

Manchester (Young Pride of England). Peas of five Shearling Gimmers.—First prize £5, T. Marris,

Highly commended.-F. Rickell Warter, (St. Giles). The Chase, Ulceby.

Stallions for agricultural purposes.-First prize £10, T. Second £2, W. Thompson, Hunsley, Beverley. No farther Johnson, Hatfield, Doncaster (Young John Bull). competition.

Second £5, E, Iogleby, Market Rasen, Lincoln (Black COTSWOLD.

Prince). Shearling gimmers.Prize £10, J. M. Read, Elkstone, Commended.-M. Reed, Beamish-burn (England's Glory). Cheltenham. No competition.

Mares and Foals for hunting.–Prize £5, R. Swann, Pens of five Shearling Gimmers.Prize £5, J. M. Read. No

Acomb Hall. competition.

Highly commended.-W. Elsworth, Thorpatch, Wetherby. CROSS-BRED.

Mares and Foals for coaching.--Prize £5, Messrs. W. aud Pens of five Shearling Wetbers.-First prize £5, Lord Wen. lock, Escrick Park.

F. Coulson, Castle Howard.

Commended.-J. Smith, Marton Lodge, Bridlington. Second £2, W. Thompson.

Roadster Mares and Foals.- Prize £5, W. Kickel, Warter EXTRA STOCK.

Wold, Pocklington. Medal, F. Jordan, for two ewes, five and six shear.

Commended.-F. Rickel (Priory Lass). Highly commended.-W. Angas, Neswick, Driffield, for Mares and Foals for Agricultural purposes, Prize £5, T, five shear ewe.

Acomb, Poppleton (black).

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