Australian Town and Country Journal
12 March 1887
The twelfth annual show of the Tumut Agricultural and Pastoral Society, on Wednesday, was a great success. There were 676 exhibits, and the attendance numbered fully 1000 people. The horse and cattle sections are remarkably well filled.
The chief prizetakers were: - Cattle:- Durhams: James Robinson, of Kimo; Peterson and Sargood, of Ellerslie; Brown and Harris, of Tumut. Herefords: Dangar, M'Donald Brothers, of Wantabadgery; Joseph Lambert, of Tumut; J. Robinson, of Kimo. Devons: H. Wilson, of Gilmore. Ayrshires: S. Gordon, of Gocup. Dairyman's: E. Brennan, of Gocup; S. Gordon, H. Wilson, R. M'Alister, of Tumut. Fat Cattle: Peterson and Sargood both secured special prizes. The other winners were Dangar, M'Donald, E. Brennan, and K. M. Shelly.
The show within the building was excellent, and the fruit and vegetables were splendid. D. F. Robertson, of Brungle, took the special prize for wheat; R. Sturt, of Tumut, the special prize for maize: W. Bridle, the special prize for fruit.