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This is one of the most important state fairs held in the country. It lasts four days and comprises all kinds of sports, parades, a dairy show and a horse show probably equal to any held in the United States. After getting an impression of the vast crowds (including a novel view taken from the Ferris wheel), we are shown the parade for and the reception of Governor Foss, on Friday. Oct. 6. Then, after various horse races, we see the finish of the Marathon from Boston (twenty-three miles away), a sack and potato race, a glimpse of aviation, and, more interesting and exciting still, an old-fashioned firemen's muster, the hand pumping and the struggle for supremacy in forcing a stream the greatest distance through a fire hose. After that, we are taken through the horse show with its high jumping and the beautiful animals being driven single, tandem and four-in-hand, then through the dairy show, to see the finest breeds of cattle in the world. In one or two close views of enormous prize ...

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