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ST1-126 - Ardkinglas Sheepdog Trials - Newspaper Report (1930)

The Scotsman 18 August 1930

Sheep Dog Trials

Large Entry at Ardkinglas

Sheep dog trials were held on Saturday at Ardkinglas, Inveraray.  There was a large entry of competitions, drawn from a wide area of the Western Highlands.  The weather conditions were ideal.  Sir John Noble of Ardkinglas is president of the Trials Association, and amongst those present were Sir John Noble of Ardkinglas is president of the Trials Association, and amongst those present were Sir John and Lady Noble of Ardkinglas and party; McLachalan of McLachlan, Castle Lachlan; Sir Norman Lamont of Knockdhu and party; Commander Lyons and party, Toward Castle; Mr D. Nicol of Ardmarnock and party; Mr Ian Fletcher of Dunans and party; Lady Weir, Dunderave Castle, and party; Lady George Campbell of Strachur and party; Captain Cockburn and Miss Cockburn, Glenfalloch; Mrs Scott of Eredine; Colonel Dunlop, Ardrishaig; Captain Foreman and party, Lochgoilhead; Brigadier General Jervais Thorpe, Strone; Mr David Stark, Garelochhead; Major and Mrs Methven, Drymsynie, Lochgoilhead; Mr George Houston, R.S.A.; the Misses Campbell, Inverneill; Mr and Mrs R.A. Page, Inveraray; Provost Robertson, Inveraray; Mr George Sime, National Bank, Inveraray; Captain and Mrs McKean, Benbuie; Mr Weir, Ardno; Mr D Brown, Lochgoilhead; Mr and Mrs Cassie, Kirn.  Messrs W. Weir and A. McVicar, Cairndow, acted as secretaries.

The prizes were presented to the following by Lady Noble of Ardkinglas: –

  1. Alex. Carmichael; 2. James A. McIntyre, Glenlean; 3. John D. Morrison, Lochgoilhead; 4. John Henderson, Strathlachlan; 5. Benjamin D. Mundell, Dalilongart; 6. John McKenzie, Cairndow; 7. David Newbiggins, Sandbank; 8. Duncan sinclair, Brenchoille; 9 John Stewart, Ardno; 10 Duncan C. Whyte, Glenmasson.

St. Catherine’s Cup – Alex Carmichael, Colintraive

Special Prizes – Best handled in Trials – John D. Morrison

Best Type of Working Dog – John Cameron, Achadunan.

Best Shedder – John McKenzie, Cairndow.

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