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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 68

Catalogue of Exhibits — From the Province of Canterbury

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Catalogue of Exhibits

From the Province of Canterbury.



1. Grain Trophy, consisting of—

2. Grain in Sheaf—
  • Wheat grown by T. Pashby, Kaiapoi, 73 bushels to the acre
  • Wheat grown by W. Boag, Fendalton, 69 bushels to the acre
  • Wheat grown by Trott Bros., Springston, 62 bushels to the acre
  • Wheat grown by J. Johns, Styx, 72 bushels to the acre
  • Oats grown by. Pashby, Kaiapoi, 107 bushels to the acre
  • Partridge Peas—Reuben Withell, Brookside, 40 bus. per acre

3. And Photographs showing the Harvesting of the above.

4. Terra-cotta Vases containing Tree ferns; the Vases manufactured and lent by Mr. J. McIlraith, of the Glentunnel Pottery Works

5. Collection of Ancient and Modern Coins—Exhibited by H. Zander, Ashburton.

6. G. Wilson, Christchurch—Photographic Camera and Apparatus; Stereoscopic Cameras.

7. Case of Fleeces, from Mr. Duncan Rutherford's celebrated Leslie Hill Flock.

8. Building Stones from the various Quarries of Canterbury, kindly lent by the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch.

9. Case containing Fleeces, Grown and Exhibited by Mr. Walter Macfarlane, Kaiwarra, Amuri.

10. Beer Trophy—S. Manning & Co., Ltd., Christchurch.

11. Flax Trophy—C. Chinnery, Rangiora; the Bales are ready as for Shipment.

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12. Wool Trophy—Bales lent by Mr. S. Garforth, Spreydon; Mr. W.D. Buchanan, Little River; New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co., Ltd., Christchurch; Messrs. Mallock and Lance Horsley Down; Mr. Walter Macfarlane, Kaiwarra, Amuri, North Canterbury; and Mr. P. Crowe, the Warren Station, East Oxford.

13. Collection of Portraits of Colonists who have been identified with the History and Progress of the Province of Canterbury, kindly lent by the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch.

(On the Pillars)
Left hand side. Right hand side.
T. H. Potts, Esq. W. Guise Brittan, Esq.
Dr. Back, Samuel Bealey, Esq.
M. Stoddart, Esq. Hon. T. Henderson
H. S. Selfe, Esq. Sir Cracroft Wilson
W. S. Moorhouse, Esq. J. Beswick, Esq.
Captain Westenra, J. Inglis, Esq.
John C. Boys, Esq. George Gould, Esq.
Dr. Fisher Dr. Donald
Crosbie Ward, Esq. C. W. Bishop, Esq.
Alfred Silk, Esq. Sir Julius Von Haast
W. J. W. Hamilton Esq.
Ven. Archdeacon Mathias

14. Photos of Akaroa, kindly lent by Mr. Black.

15. Photo of Prize Team.

16. Photo of H. Zander's Coins as exhibited (see No. 5). 17. A. Gibson, Temuka—Honey.

18. Chrystall & Co., Christchurch, J. White & Co's. Crescent Aromatic Coffee.

19. Mrs. J. T. Matson, Papanui, Christchurch, exhibit of Ostrich Feathers as taken from the birds. Fans similar to those presented to H. M. Queen Victoria, and H. R. H. the Princess of Wales.

20. Photograph of the Fans and Mrs. Matson's Ostrich Farm Papanui, Christchurch.

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British and Foreign Court.

21. Milner & Thompson, Christchurch—Upright and Grand Pianos with Tuning Attachment.—By this patent device a piano stands permanently in tune after the strings are once stretched. Particulars and illustrated list may be obtained from Milner & Thompson. Bronze busts of celebrated composers.

22. H. Berry & Co., Christchurch—Butchers' Tools and General Requisites, Engine Boiler and Sausage Machine in Motion Largest and most varied stock in the Colony of Butchers' Machinery, Tools, Seasoning, Clothing and Sundries; Confectioners' Requirements, Essential oils, Fruit Essences Harmless Vegetable Colours, Cake Ornaments, &c. Specialists in Butchers' and Confectioners' Requirements.

23. Scott Brothers, Christchurch—Steam Engine, Turbine Water Wheel, Steam Pump, Specimens of Iron and Steel Castings Cooking Ranges.

Implement Court.

24. P. & D. Duncan, Christchurch—Agricultural Implements comprising Ploughs, Disc Harrows with Chilled Dirt-proof Bearings, Drills to distribute Agricultural Manure with Grain and Seed.

25. Andrews and Beaven, Christchurch—Self Bagging Chaffcutters Seed Cleaners, Animal Food Preparing Machinery, These Chaffcutters were originated by Exhibitors, and have obtained the Highest Awards in Australia and New Zealand.

26. Werner and Reader, Doyleston—Patent Tubular Cranes, suitable for an attachment to Drays or Waggons.

27. J. Anderson, Christchurch—8-horse Locomotive or Traction Engine, 6-horse power ditto.

28. Booth, McDonald & Co., Carlyle Works, Christchurch—Ploughs Patent Disc Harrow, Seeder, Screw Pulveriser, Lough's Patent Wool Press, Improved Flax Stripper, Windmill Irrigating Pump.

Dairy Court.

29. Mason Struthers & Co., Christchurch—Deering Steel Reaper and Binder, Model Working Dairy with DeLaval's Cream Apparatus This Dairy is one of the most interesting and instructive Exhibits in this Court.

30. Mason Struthers & Co., Agents—Kerosene Pumps.

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Canterbury Court—(Continued.)

31. W Stocks, Christchurch—Mount Somers' Stone, in Block and Turned.

32. W. Cuddon, Fendalton—Pale Malt Crystalised Amber and Porter Malt Pearl Barley.

33. Wigram Bros., Christchurch—Pale Amber and Patent Malt.

34. James Rowe, Christchurch—Photographs and Oil Paintings of Pigs.

35. New Zealand Pickle and Preserving Company, Limited, Christchurch—Pickles, Sauces, Bottled Fruits, and Ketchup.

36. F.J. Edmonds, Christchurch—Baking, Egg and Custard Powders.

37. Mrs. J. A. Young, Winchester—Tomato Sauce.

38. Jonathan All press, Timaru—Tomato Sauce and Chutney. These Sauces are guaranteed by the Manufacturer, and certified by Professor Bickerton to be absolutely pure and of fine flavour. Testimonials from Medical and many prominent gentlemen, Hotelkeepers, &c., supplied by Manufacturer, or Mr. Meadows at the Canterbury Court.

39. W. B. Common & Co., Christchurch—Clovers, Permanent Pasture Grass and other Seeds.

40. John Drapper, Christchurch—Paper Bags and Envelopes.

41. S. Manning & Co., Limited, Christchurch—Barley and Malt.

42. W. H. Price, Brass Founder and Pump Maker, Sydenham, Christchurch—Eclipse Patent Double Action Pumps, suitable for all purposes, including prevention of fire, domestic purposes, &c., &c. Full particulars with reference to these pumps may be obtained from Mr. F. N. Meadows in the Canterbury Court. Send for Illustrated Price List from Exhibitors.

43. Brick, Tile, Terra Cotta, Fire Clay, and Pottery Works, Glentunnel—'Tiles, Terra Cotta, Fire Clay Goods, Ornamental and Plain Bricks, Hoofing Tiles, Vases, Rustic-ware, General Pottery-ware.

44. W. Stokes, Christchurch—Patent Cup-shaped Lead Headed Nails.

45. G. Hedges & Son, Timaru—Russeltonia Osier, for basket making

46. Map of Godley Valley and Glaciers—kindly lent by J. H. Baker Esq., Government Land Survey Department, Christchurch.

47. Wm. McWilliam, Christchurch—Fishing Tackle.

48. Photograph—Result of a day's fishing in Canterbury—Angling competition, December 17th, 1888.

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49. Photograph—Basket of Trout caught in the Lower Selwyn—kindly lent by W. H. Spackman, Esq.. Christchurch.

50. Two Oil Paintings of Stallions—lent by the A. & P. Association, Christchurch.

51. Wool in Fleece—Grown by Mr. Mathias; forwarded by The New Zealand Loan & Mercantile Agency Co., Limited, Christchurch.

Committee Rooms—Exterior.

52. Cocksfoot in Sheaf—Grown by J. T. Knight, Lavericks Bay, Banks Peninsula.

53. Head of the Celebrated Imported Bull, "Duke of Gunterstone"—The late property of John Deans, Esq., Riccarton.

54. Portraits in Oils—Lent by the Agricultural and Pastoral Association, Christchurch: Robert Wilkin, Esq., First President of the Association; William Norman, President, 1878; the late John Deans; George Gould, President, 1869-1874.

55. Cocksfoot and Timothy in Sheaf—Grown by H. Piper, Duvauchelle's Bay, Akaroa.

55A. Photographs of Institutions under the control of Canterbury College. Christchurch Museum—From Garden, do. Moa Room, do. Mammal Room; School of Agriculture, Lincoln Canterbury.

56. Wool in Bale—Grown by James Fulton, and from his Celebrated Black Merino Flock.

57. Oil Paintings—Kindly lent by W. Boag, Esq., Riccarton. "Grace Darling," the Champion Mare; "Alphonso," Champion Shorthorn Bull; "Gipsy," Champion Mare. Portrait in Oils of W. Boag, Esq., President of the A. & P. Association, 1886.

58. Wool in Fleece—Grown by Messrs. Mallock & Lance, Horsley Down, Hawarden, Mr. E. D. Giles, Manager.

Canterbury Court—Continued.

59. Photograph of the Rhodes Convalescent Home, Christchurch, N.Z. This Home has been built of brick and stone and handsomely furnished by the family of the late R. H. Rhodes Esq., and handed over by them to Trustees for the benefit of the Public.

60. Engraving of the Canterbury Plains, 1840—Lent by Mr. J. D. Garwood, Akaroa.

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61. Abraham Morris, Fairlie Creek—New Zealand Manufactured Wines.

62. E. C Mouldey, Christchurch—New Zealand Manufactured Wines.

63. C. W. Fisher & Co., South Malvern and Christchurch, exhibit a Varied Selection from their manufactures of Glazed Stoneware Pipes, Unglazed Field Pipes, and Fireclay Goods. The attention of visitors is invited to these Exhibits, as showing the superior quality of the Malvern Clays and their great adaptability to this particular Manufacture.

64. C. Anderson, Rangiora—Pioneer Oilclothing Manufacturer in New Zealand. By 15 years' experience, combined with careful study, is now using a preparation which renders his Goods thoroughly watertight. The cut, style, finish, and durability is a speciality, being personally supervised. Tents, Horsecloths

65. J. Petersen—Model Ship in Sugar.

66. Sandford & Parsons, Christchurch—Chancel or Chamber Organ, Ten Stops. Manufactured by Exhibitors.

67. Springfield Coal and Fireclay, Company, Limited—Glazed Drain Pipes, Junctions, Syphons, Bends, Traps, Fire Bricks, Stove Lining, Fire Tiles, Malt Kiln Tiles.

68. Atlas Patent Roller Flour Mills. Henry Simons' System-Erected last year. Most Modern Machinery, capable of making 15 sacks per hour Samples of Wheat, Flour, &c., on view, Canterbury Court, Dunedin Exhibition. Evans & Co.. Limited, Timaru. William Evans, Managing Director.

69. Rayner & Sons, Christchurch—Boots and Shoes.

70. James Clegg, Christchurch—Improved Steel Bodied, Double and Single Hooded Perambulators, with Rubber Tyres, Patent Brake Attachment. Very Highly Commended A. & P. Association, Christchurch, 1889.

71. F. W. Gough, Christchurch—Bicycles.

72. Kent and Corrick, Christchurch—Bicycles.

73. N. Oates, Christchurch—Bicycles.

74. Hudson & Co., Christchurch—Sewing Machines.

75. Keen's Patent Unbreakable Saddle Co., J. Howarth, Manager—Keen's Patent Unbreakable Saddles, with Metallic instead of Wooden Tree.

76. Photographs of Pigs—Bred and Owned by Messrs. D'Auvergne Bros., Rangiora.

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77. Wheat—White Tuscan and White Chaff Red—Grown by Mr. M. Macfarlane, Rangiora.

78. Cocksfoot Seed—Grown at Little River by Mr. G. Black. 20lbs. to the bushel.

79. Oats, Sparrow Bill—Grown by Mr. J. Haydon, Canterbury.

80. Wheat—Grown by Mr. J. Haydon, Canterbury. Yield 80 bus. to the acre.

81. Cocksfoot Seed—Grown by Mr. J. J. Knight, Akaroa. Exhibited by the N.Z. Loan & Mercantile Agency Co., Ltd.

82. Kaye & Carter, Christchurch—Peas, Beans, Tuscan Wheat, Hunter's White, Pearl Wheat.

83. Beans in Sheaf—Grown by Mr. T. Pashby, Kaiapoi.

84. Peas in Sheaf—Grown by Mr. R. Withell, Brookeide.

85. Mr. W Devenish Meares—Statistical Chart. Comparative Table showing the position of New Zealand as a producer of Cereals, Meat, Wool, Flax, and Root Crops.

86. Photograph of Ostriches owned by Mrs. Matson, Papanui, Christchurch.

87. Ignaz Gottfried, Christchurch—Marine Clock.

88. Thos. Gager, Manchester st., Christchurch—Ladies' and Gents' Electric Belts, Chest Expanders, and Protectors, Knee Caps, and Flannel Belts.

89. Photograph—Five Views of Canterbury College.

90. Kaye & Carter, Christchurch—Trophy and Show Case of Canterbury Grain:—
(1)Canadian Oats—Grown by Mrs. Davis, Kaiapoi. Yield 144 bushels to the acre.
(2)Nubian Oats—Grown by Mrs. Davis.
(3)Partridge Peas—W. Fablin, Brookside. Yield 46 bushels.
(4)Prussian Blue Peas—A. Palmer, Richmond. 55 bushels.
(5)White Peas for Splitting—P. O'Reilly, Irwell.
(6)Rye Corn—D. Cameron, Methven
(7)Tick Beans (machine threshed)—F. Spenser, Tai Tapu.
(8)Golden Melon Barley—F. C. Murray, Greenpark. Yield 50 bushels to the acre.
(9)Purple Straw Tuscan—Grown at Waikari.
(10)Hunter's White Wheat—Mrs. Davis, Kaiapoi. Yield 64.
(11)Poland Oats—Mrs. Davis, Kaiapoi. Yield 84 bushels.
(12)Dun Oats—J. Ruddenklau, Cust. Yield 58 bushels.

92. Photographs of Fat Cattle—Bred by Mr. Malcolm Macfarlane, Coldstream, Rangiora.

93. Photograph of Ostriches—Owned by Mrs. J. T. Matson.

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94. Photograph of the Inglewood Flock and Herds, the Property of Mr. P. C. Threlkeld—Lent by Mr. J. T. Matson.

95. Photographs belonging to the Canterbury Committee—
(1)Paddock of Wheat—Owned by W. Boag, Fendalton.
(2)Paddock of Wheat—Owned A. M. Clarke, Temuka.
(3)First Prize Heifer Steer Owned S. Garforth, Spreydon.
(4)"Coldstream" Owned W. Macfarlane, Rangiora.
(5)Southdown Ewes Owned S. Garforth, Spreydon.
(6)Paddock of Oats Owned T. Pashby, Kaiapoi.
(7)"London Maggie" Owned Wm. Boag, Fendalton.
(8)Paddock of Wheat Owned Trott Bros. Spreydon.
(9)"Lady Elmwood" Prize Lincoln Ewe—Owned by T. Pashby, Kaiapoi.
(10)Paddock of Wheat—Owned by A. M. Clarke, Temuka.
(11)Southdown Ewes and Hoggets—Owned by S. Garforth, Spreydon.

96. H. Jewell, Wood Turner—Goods manufactured from 40 varieties of New Zealand Woods; also Pawa Shell and Fern Tree. New Zealand Birds Stuffed—Kiwis, Kakas, Huias, &c. Maori Curios.

97. A. P. Osborne, Christchurch—Caligraphy, Monograms, Engraving, &c.

98. E. C. Buckley, School of Agriculture, Lincoln, Canterbury—Pair of Frames of New Zealand Woods.

99. Photographs, Akaroa—Site where British Flag was planted in 1840; M. J. de Malmache, born at Akaroa, 1840; T. J. Wacherle do.; J. F. Lebeau, do.; Mdmc, Lebeau, do.

100. W. Ingram, Oxford—Chalk from quarries.

101. Trent Bros., Christchurch—Chicory grown in Canterbury. Photos, of Works and Mills.

102. W. H Henning, Akaroa—Cocksfoot Seed, Yorkshire Fog, and Walnuts.

103. John Deans, Christchurch—Native Coal from the Glentunnel Malvern Hills, and Brown Coal from seven foot seam.

104. W. Benn, Amberley—Flax trophy, dressed and baled ready for shipment.

105. J, Haydon, Spreydon—Cocksfoot and Wheat in sheaf.

106. J. Johns, Styx—Case of Wool in Fleece: half-bred Lincoln Ewe, ten months' growth; quarter-bred Romney cross, ten months' growth; quarter-back Romney cross, ten months' growth; quarter-bred Lincoln cross, ten months' growth; half-bred Lincoln cross, ten months' growth.

107. Water-colour Paintings—"Princess Alice," and "Ebor," owned by T. Pashby, Kaiapoi.

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108. Canterbury Committee Photographs—(1) Southdown Ram Hoggets, bred and owned by S. Garforth, Spreydon; (2) Border Leicesters, bred and owned by W. Henderson, Spreydon; (3) Threshing Paddock of Wheat, owned by M. Macfarlane; (4) Threshing Machines, Rangiora; (5) Paddocks of Oats; (6) A Busy Day in Christchurch—Sale of Grain at Matson's Store.

109. Engraving of White Heifer—Bred by Robert Colling, Bampton.

110. Cocksfoot in Sheaf—Grown by H. Piper, Duvauchelles Bay.

111. Beans in Sheaf—Grown by T. Pash by, Kaiapoi.

112. G. G. Stead—Exhibit of Seeds, Grasses, &c.

1.Colonial Cow Grass
2.Colonial Red Clover
3.English Cow Grass
4.English Red Clover
5.Swedish Alsike.
6.6. White Clover
8.Rib Grass
9.English Trefoil, Yellow Clover
11.Trefolium Incarnatum
13.Sweet Vernal
14.Meadow Foxtail
15.14. Crested Dogstail
16.Sheep Fescue
17.Meadow Fescue
18.Tall Fescue
19.Perennial Rye Grass
20.Italian Rye Grass
22.Purple Top Turnip
23.Green Top Turnip
24.Devonshire Grey Stone
25.Purple Top Mammoth
26.Fosterton Hybred
27.Swede Hybred
28.Rape, Broad Leaved
29.White Mustard
30.Long Red Mangel
31.Yellow Globe Mangel
32.Belgian White Carrot
33.Intermediate Carrot
35.Golden Tares
36.Winter Vetches
37.Colonial White Clover
38.Prussian Blue Peas
39.White Field Peas
40.Partridge Peas
41.Black Oats
42.Sparrow bill Oats
43.Canadian Oats
44.Dun Oats
45.Chevalier Barley
46.Cape Barley
47.Purple Straw Tuscan
48.Hunter's White
49.White Straw Tuscan
50.Velvet Chaff
51.White Pearl
52.White Champion
53.Red Champion
54.Indian Wheat
55.Buck Wheat
56.Rye Corn
58.Blue Gum
59.Macrocarpa Seed
60.Peppermint Gum
62.Horse Beans
63.Colonial Trefolium Minus
65.Stringy Bark
66.Silver Wattle
67.Prairie Grass

Also about 70 varieties of the most useful Natural Grasses, collected in the Province of Canterbury.

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113. Wool in Fleece, shown in Wall Case, the Property of W. Macfarlane.

114. Mr. P. Cunningham, Christchurch, Grain Exhibit—
(1)Purple Straw Tuscan—Grown by Gould and Cameron, Methven. Yield per acre, 35 bushels.
(2)White Straw Tuscan—Wilder & Warner, Fernside. Yield per acre, 41 bushels.
(3)Velvet Chaff—Gould & Cameron. Yield per acre, 33 bushels
(4)White Pearl—J. W. Prebble, Prebbleton.
(5)Champion Wheat—T. Morland, Rakaia. Yield per acre, 40 bushels.
(6)Hunter's White—C. Hampton, Southbridge. Yield per acre 40 bushels.
(7)Red Champion—C. Storey, Greendale. Yield 48 bushels.
(8)Indian Wheat—T. D. Boag, Dunsandel. Yield 30 bushels.
(9)Chevalier Barley—C. Withell, Brookside. Yield 50 bushels.
(10)Carter's Prolific—J. Smith, Halswell. Yield 60 bushels.
(11)Canadian Oats—T. H. Taylor, Orari. Yield 53 bushels.
(12)Sparrowbill—C. O'Sullivan, Methven. Yield 35 bushels.
(13)Dun Oats—F. Wright, Ashley Downs. Yield 47 bushels.
(14)Prussian Blue Peas—J. Milne, Halswell. Yield 35 bushels.
(15)Partridge Peas—T. Townsend, Tai Tapu.
(16)Early Sunrise Peas
(17)Golden Tares—E. Parnham, Kaiapoi.
(18)Scotch Tares—T. E. Hewitt, Woodend.
(19)Italian Ryegrass—J. Borgfeldt, Papanui. 80 bushels.
(20)Cow Grass—J. Deans, Riccarton. 287 lbs.

115. Oil Painting of "Lady Derwont"—A. & P. Association.

116. photograph—Panorama of the City of Christchurch, six views; Municipal Buildings, two views.

117. Oil Painting of "Wilberforce "—A. & P. Association.

118. E. C. Buckley, School of Agriculture, Lincoln, Canterbury—Music Cabinet made of New Zealand Woods.

119. Wheat in Sheaf—Grown by Mr. T. Pashby, Kaiapoi.

120. Oil Paintings—"Prince of Clamis," Flock of Southdown Sheep, "Earl of Brunswick," "Melrose," Herd of Cattle, English Leicesters, Flock of Merinos," Queen of the Lothians,"—Kindly lent by the Agricultural and Pastoral Association, Christchurch.

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121. Wool in Fleeces—Of Four-tooth Lincoln Rams and Hoggets—Bred and owned by Mr. H. Overton, Irwell.

122. Wool in Fleeces—Of Lincoln and Southdown Ewe Hoggets—Bred and Owned by Mr. John Deans, Riccarton.

123. Grouped Photographs, representing

(1)The different Families in the Riccarton Herd.
(2)Lincoln and Southdown Ewe Hoggets from the Riccarton Flock. Owned by Mr. John Deans, Riccarton.

124. Photograph of Llamas—Bred and Owned by Mrs. J. T. Matson, Papanui.

125. Photograph of Shorthorn Bulls—Bred and Owned by Mr. John Deans, Riccarton.

126. Photograph of Two Fans presented to Her Majesty the Queen, and H. R. H. the Princess of Wales, by Mrs. J. T. Matson the Feathers having been taken from the first Ostriches reared in New Zealand.

127. Oil Painting, "Lord Dunmore"—Owned by Mr. W. Boag Fendalton.

128. Case of Samples of Canterbury Grain, Seeds, &c.

  • Cowgrass—grown by R. Howard, Ellesmere.
  • Cowgrass—J. Deans, Riccarton.
  • Red Clover—J. Milner, Leeston.
  • Cocksfoot—Henning Bros'., Akaroa.
  • Walnuts—Henning Bros'., Akaroa.

And Twenty-five various Samples.

129. Canon Balls—Fired from French Man-of-war L'Aube, at Akaroa in 1842.

130. A. Gundersen, 251, High Street, Christchurch—Marine Electric Tell-tale Clock for Watchmen, &c. (erected in various parts of the Buildings), made and patented by the Exhibitor.

131. Cocksfoot in Sheaf—Grown by J. Black, Akaroa.

132. James Carmichael, North Canterbury Steam Wood ware Factory, Rangiora—Churns, Cheese Moulds, Milk Vats, Butter Printers etc.; Butter Kegs and Firkins. These always kept in Stock; other Dairy Goods can be made to Order. All Goods at Lowest Prices

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133. Midland Railway Company, Limited.—Specimens of Timber Useful and Ornamental found on the Route of the Line, Specimens of the following Timbers:—
English Name. Native Name Botanical Name
Red Fine Rimu Dacrydium Cupressinum
White Pine Kahikatea Podocarpus Dacrydioides
Silver Pine Monoao Dacrydium Intermedium
Black Pine Maitai Podocarpus Spicata
Red Birch Fagus Fusca
Black Birch Fagus Solandri
White or Silver Birch Fagus Menziesii
Mountain Beech Fagus Cliffortioides
Totars. Totara Podocarpus Totara
Cedar Kawaka Libocedrus Bidwillii
Rats Rata Metrosideros Lucida
Ribbon wood Houi Plagianthus Betulinus
Honeysuckle Rewarewa Knightia Excelsa
Manuka Manuka Leptospermum Scoparium
Black Maire Maire-Rau-Mui Olea Cunninghamii

The Woods are shown in the Rough, Planed, Polished, or Manufactured into:—

Overmantel—A. J. White, Furniture Warehouse, Christchurch. Shafts, Wheel Rims, and other Carriage Materials, manufactured from New Zealand Rata by W. Langdown & Co., Wood-benders, &c., Christchurch.

Venetian Blind, manufactured from New Zealand Cedar by Taylor, son, & Co., Christchurch.

Also, Doors, Paving Blocks, Split Palings &c. (See Appendix at and of Pamphlet).

134. New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company, Limited—Exhibits of Seeds—
(a)Bed Clover Seed—Grown by Mr. John Milner, Leeston.
(b)Cow Grass Seed—Mr. R. Coward, Ellesmere.
(c)Cocksfoot Seed—Mr. J. T. Knight, Laverick's Bay.

135. W. Henderson, Ch. ch. Agent, Murton & White's Sheep Dip.

Early History Court.

J. J. Kinsey, 2 Paddles, hansomely carved; 18 Clubs; 4 Waddies; large collection New Zealand Stone Adzes; large collection Chatham Island Adzes; 4 Historical Tribal Meres, Moriori; Hei-tiki from Kaiapoi; Hei-tiki from Lake Mahinapua; Greenstone Hei or Neck Ornament, very rare; 6 Fish Hooks; Bone Needle, Goughs Bay; Greenstone Needle, Gough's Bay, rare; Maku; Various Greenstone Drills and Carving Tools; Moriori God; Canoe Head; Greenstone Earrings.

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Committee Rooms.—(Interior).

The Furniture has been kindly lent by Mr. A. J. White of High Street, Christchurch. The Piano by Messrs. Milner and Thompson Christchurch, and the Water Colours by Mrs. Maurice.

The Ornaments in the Court have been kindly lent to the Canterbury Committee by the following Gentlemen:—
  • Horns—Messrs. W. B. Burnett, Cooper, C. Kiver, S. Garforth (Lyttelton), Cresswell, Waymouth, and Feather.
  • Shields—City Council, C. Louisson, Esq., Mayor, and G. G. Stead Esq.
  • Cases Mounted Trout—Wm. McWilliam, Esq., Dr. Moorhouse, and Canterbury Museum.

N.B.—In the Avenue will be found filed on Stand current copies of the "Lyttelton Times" and "Canterbury Times." Also on another Stand, current copies of the Daily and Weekly "Press."

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Ashburtoni Section.

Ashburton Committee:

This collection, illustrative of the Products, Resources, and Industries of the Ashburton County, has been collected and is exhibited by the Local Committee, the expenses being defrayed by subscriptions sided by contributions from the Ashburton County Council, (W. C. Walker M.H.R., Chairman), and Ashburton Borough Council (D.Thomas, Mayor).

None of the produce or manufactures represented has been specially prepared or made for exhibition.

Grain and Seeds.

  • Wheat—Champion White—Grown by A. Leatham, Wakanui.
  • Pearl—Jas. Wilson, Wakanui.
  • White Straw Tuscan—Jas. Wilson, Wakanui.
  • White Straw Tuscan—Gould and Cameron, Methven.
  • Purple Straw Tuscan—A. Frisby, Ashburton Forks.
  • Hunter's White—J. Shearer, Ashburton.
  • Oats—Dun—Grown by C. J. Harper, Hackthorne.
  • Sparrowbill—G. W. Leadley, Wakanui.
  • Canadian—R. McIntyre, Ashurton Forks,
  • Tartarian—B, Mclntyre, Ashburton Forks.
  • Danish—E. McIntyre, Ashburton Forks.
  • Black—R. McIntyre, Ashburton Forks.
  • Barley—Grown by A. Dawson, Waterton.
  • —C. G Hawdon, Westerfield.
  • Cape—A. Leatham, Wakanui.
  • Peas—McLean's Little Gem—J. Sealy, Ashburton.
  • Carter's Wonder—J. Sealy, Ashburton.
  • Stratagem—Joseph Hunt, Ashburton.
  • Telephone—Joseph Hunt, Ashburton.
  • Malt Barley—Grown in Ashburton County. Malted by Ashburton Brewing Co.page 38
  • Golden Tares—T. Pearce, Ashburton Forks.
  • Rye—E. G. Wright, Windermere.
  • Linseed—R. Anderson, Greenstreet.
  • Linseed—R. Luscombe, Waterton.
  • Carraway Seeds—T. Andrews, Ashburton.
  • Ryegrass—R. Kemp, Westerfield.
  • Ryegrass—R. Kemp, Westerfield.

G. Jameson, Grain Broker, Ashburton.

  • Wheat—Champion, grown by J. Bonifant, Wakanui.
  • Purple Straw Tuscan—J. Bonifant, Wakanui.
  • Hunter's White—J. Bonifant, Wakanui.
  • Velvet Chaff—J. Bonifant, Wakanui.
  • Lammas—John Harrison, Rakaia.
  • White Straw Tuscan—T. Wilson, Wakanui.
  • Pearl—W. Cochrane, Wakanui.
  • Golden Drop—J. Studholme, Junr., Coldstream.
  • Oats—Sparrowbill—Grown by J. E. Trevor, Lismore.
  • Dun—S. Christie, Mt. Somers.
  • Black—E. Herring, Alford Estate.
  • White Tartarian—W. Baxter & Son, Ashburton Forks.
  • Canadian—O. Digby, Ashburton.
  • Danish—Ashburton County Council Experimental Irrigation Farm, Elgin.
  • Golden Tares—J. Grigg, Longbeach.
  • Rye—R. R. Pitt, Seafield.
  • Ryegrass—G. Murdoch, Lauriston.
  • Cocksfoot—G. Murdoch, Lauriston.

Friedlander Brothers, Grain Merchants, Ashburton.

  • Wheat:—Purple Straw Tuscan, Velvet Tuscan, Essex, Russian White Straw Tuscan, Champion White, Hunter's White, Pearl
  • Oats:—Sparrowbill, Canadian.
  • Barley:—Chevalier
  • Tares:—Golden.
  • Peas:—Prusian Blue, Partridge.
  • Ryegrass:—Italian, Perennial.
  • Cocksfoot Grass.

Canterbury Roller Flour Mills (Ashburton).

  • Wheat—Clean Pearl, Clean Tuscan, Clean Hunter's White, Clean Milling, varied (five samples), Dirty Milling, Rubbish extracted page 39 by Aspirator, Chaff (extracted by Aspirator), Screenings (extracted by Aspirator), Wire Screenings (extracted by magnets), Broken Wheat (extracted by brush machine); Dust (extracted by brush machine), Germ and Dust (extracted by brush machine), First Break, Second Break, Third Break, Fourth Break, Fifth Break, Canterbury Roller Flour (two samples). Bran, Pollard, Semolina, Semolina Purified.


John Bonifant, Avoca, Wakanui.

  • Leitcester Ram Hogget Fleece, grown by Exhibitor
  • Leitcester Ewe Hogget Fleece, grown by Exhibitor
  • Leitcester Aged Ewe Fleece, grown by Exhibitor

Hon. W. S. Peter, Arama.

  • Merino Hogget Fleece, grown by Exhibitor
  • Merino Wether Fleece, grown by Exhibitor
  • Merino Ewe Fleece, grown by Exhibitor

W. M. Lyittelton, Rokeby, Rakaia.

  • Merino 4-Tooth Ram Fleece, 11 months 22 days growth, 15lbs., grown by Exhibitor
  • Merino 4-Tooth Ram (sample), 11 months 22 days growth, 14lb. 7oz., grown by Exhibitor
  • Merino 4-Tooth Ram (sample), 11 months 22 days growth, 14lb. 11oz., grown by Exhibitor

D. Thomas, Wool Broker, Ashburton.

M. Friedlander, Lyndhurst.

  • Hampshire Down Fleece, grown by exhibitor.

G. Jameson, Wool Broker, Ashburton.

Cyrus Homersham, Tinwald Wool Works, Ashburton.

  • Collection of Samples of Scoured Wools.

Paintings, Photographs, &c.

  • Max Friedlander, Ashburton—
    • Champion Hampshire Down Ram (Fodor).
    • Champion Hampshire Down Ram (Fodor).
    • "Blackwood Abdallah," American Trotting Horse (Fodor).
  • W. Jamieson, Wakanui—Prize Pair Geldings (Fodor).
  • Mrs. Cyril Hawdon, Westerfield—"Beer Tax," Hunter (Fodor).page 40
  • E. Cookson, Ashburton—" Kingfisher," Thoroughbred Horse (Foder).
  • Mrs. Homersham, Tinwald—Watercolours: Landscape. Sea piece.
  • Mrs. Homersham, Tinwald—Plaques: Peach blossom. Winter scene.
  • John Cochrane, Elgin—
    • An Ashburton "Cockatoo's" Home, (W. Higgs.)
  • D. McLean, Laghmor—
    • Photo—"The Chief of the Laghmor Highlanders"—(The McLean Tartan manufactured by the Mosgiel Woollen Company, Limited, Ashburton Woollen Mill.)
  • Miss M. Sevall, Wheatstone—
    • Berlin Wool Pictures—" Daniel in the Lion's Ben;" "The Samaritan Woman at Jacob's Well."
  • Miss Cass, Wakanui—
    • Berlin Wool Pictures—"Daniel in the Lion's Den:" "The Samaritan Woman at Jacob's Well."
  • W. C. Walker, M.H.R., Valetta—
    • Water Colours—"Ashburton Gorge" (A. D. Barraud); "Alford Forest" (A. D. Barraud.)
  • Miss A. Curtis, Tinwald—
    • Leather Work—Mirror Frame; Bracket.
  • Ashburton Borough and County Council's Photographs of Harvest Scenes (C. Lawrence.)
  • "Dinner Time," Springfield Estate; "In Stook," Longbeach; Residence of D. Cameron, Springfield Estate; Stacks, Longbeach (seventeen stacks in one field); Reaping, Springfield Stooking—P. Chalmers, Ashburton; Velvet Chaff Wheat 50 Bushel Crop, Ashburton; Threshing; Threshing; The Lake, Westerfield; Residence, Westerfield Garden Westerfield; Stacking; Reaping Machines, Spingfield Estate, 24 working in one field; Stacking; Stooks at Longbeach, Tile Works in distance; Reaping; Tuscan Wheat 57 Bushel Crop; Wheat Field, Springfield Estate; stacking at Longbeach; Wheat Field at Longbeach; Harvest at Longbeach.

West Street, Ashburton, Grain Season.

  • D. Thomas', Wool and Grain Store.
  • D. Thomas', Wool and Grain Store. Interior, Wool season.
  • D. Thomas', Wool and Grain Store. Grain season.

East Street, Ashburton

  • Miss. A. Jones, Ashburton—Sampler, year 1840, by late Mr. Jones.page 41
  • Chas. Lawrence, Photographer—Patent Automatic Revolving Camera Front.
  • Waymouth Roberts, Ashburton—Patent Economical Candlesticks.
  • E. Gates, Tinwald—
    • "Miss Kate," dam of Antelope, Sultan, Murat, and Catamount (Fodor). "Milford Sound" (W. Higgs).
  • Ashburton County Conncil (W. Baxter, C.E., County Engineer.
  • Map of the Lower Portion of the Ashburton County, showing Towns, Plantations, Reserves, Village Settlements, and Water Races—illustrating the progress of settlement.

Jephson & Moore, Flaxmillers, Tinwald.

  • Bale and Samples of New Zealand Flax, Ordinary Shipping Quality;
  • Production 25 Tons per Month; Price £25 per Ton.
  • Samples of Dyed Flax as used in the Manufacture of Carpets, Mats, &c. Green Flax.

R. "W. Hart, Winchmore.

  • Honey in Comb and Extracted. (Gold Medals Colonial and Indian and Melbourne Exhibition,) competing against the World.
  • E. F. Wright, Collieries, Quarries, and Burton Lime Kilns, Mount Somers—Coal, Building Stone, Lime Stone, Lime.
  • John Hood, Mount Somers Hotel—Fossil Oysters from Mount Somers, Limestone (50 miles from sea), Maori Weapons from Mount Somers Caves,
  • Stott. Ede and Duncan—Mount Somers Hematite Iron Ore
  • John Grigg, Longbeach—Drain Tiles (35 miles laid at Longbeach last two years). Specimen Ears of Wheat,
  • Ashburton Brewery Company. Ashburton—Ale and Stout in bottle.
  • Lion Brewery Company, Ashburton—Ale and Stout in bottle.
  • Milsom & Co., Ashburton—Ærated Waters.
  • Miss Dawson, Waterton—Butter (made October, 18, 1889)
  • Ashburton County Council (A. C. Claridge, manager)—Irrigation Farm Products.
  • Ashburton Acclimatisation Society—Photographs of Trout.
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