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■*'~7. T7# V. >i ' New Aftfertisfjijents. A'bHBU RTON CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. PROGRAMME OF SPORTS, To be held oii BOXING DAY, FRIDAY, 2Gxh DECEMBER, 1879. I. Music—Bagpipes, Pibrochs, 1 prize, Marches, Strathspeys, 1 prize. 3. Quoits— Ist and 3nd prizes. y. Men’s Oden llankicai’ Hurdle Rack —440 yards, 0 hurdles ; Ist and 2nd I prizes. I 4. Handicap Hurdle Race—For boys not over 16 years of age—44o yards ; Ist and 2nd prizes. t>. Running High Jump— Men and boys, Ist and 2nd prizes. 6. Tossing the Caber—lst and 2nd prizes. 7. Standing High Jump—Men anti boys, Ist and 2nd prizes. 8. Handicap Race—loo yards, men, 1 prize. 9. Running High Jump—For boys under 16 years of age, 1 prize. 10. Highland Reel —Ist and 2nd prizes. 11. Highland Fling—lst and 2nd prizes. 12. Irish Jig—Men, Ist and 2nd prize. 13. Irish Jig —Ladies, Ist and 2nd prizes. 14. Sword Dance —lst and 2nd prizes. 16. Grand Handicap Flat Races — Men, 200 yards, 300 yards, 440 yards, Ist, 2nd, and 3rd prizes. 16. Vaulting with Pole —Men, Ist and 2nd prizes. 17. Vaulting with Pole— Boys under 16 years, Ist and 2nd prizes. 18. Flat Race —Men, £ mile, Ist and 2nd prizes. 19. Walking Match —Men, 2 miles, Ist and 2nd prizes. 20. Putting the Stone—l 6 lbs, Ist and 2nd prizes. 21. Throwing the Hammer—l 6 lbs, Ist and 2nd prizes. 22. Wrestling— Cumberland Style, 1 prize ; Collar and Elbow, 1 prize. 23. Flat Race —Men, 1 mile, Ist and 2nd prizes. 24. Three Legged Race—loo yards, 1 prize. 25. Running Hop, Step, and Jump—--Ist and 2nd prizes. 26. Running Long Jump —lst and 2nd prizes. 27. Best Dressed Highlander—l prize. 28. Gymnastics on Horizontal Bar—l prize. 29. Old Men’s Race—Over 40 years, 100 yards, Ist and 2nd prizes. 30. Handicap Consolation Race—Foi boys and men, 200 yards, Ist and 2nd prize. 31. Singlestick. —1 prize. The entrance fees and amount of prizes will bo advertised during the month of December. By order of the Directors, J. E. HYDE HARRIS, Secretary. Nov. 24, 1879. 239 —750 a UPPER ASHBURTON ROAD BOARD. -VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that this Board at its next meeting intends to STRIKE a RATE of 6d in the £on all the rateable property in the district. By order, ROBT. D. PULLAR, 179 Clerk. WAKANUI ROAD BOARD. TENDERS are invited for the following work ; No. 13. Smiths’ road in continuation of South East Town Belt, part re-for-mation and metalling about 55 Chains. Particulars can be obtained at the Board’s Office, and Tenders will be received till 10 a.m. on THURSDAY, DEC. 4, accompanied withadepositmarked cheque, or cash equal to 5 per cent, on the value of the work tendered for. FOOKS & SON, 230—744 a Surveyors to the Board. WAKANUI ROAD BOARD. TO COLLECTORS. TENDERS are invited for Collecting Outstanding RATES for 1878-9, and RATE for 1879-80 —in accordance with the Rating Act, 1876. To find two sureties £IOO each. Particulars can be obtained at the Board Office, Moore street, and Tenders addressed to the Chairman will be received till 10 a.m. on THURSDAY DEC. 4, 1879 FOOKS & SON, 219 —732 a. Surveyors to the Board TO BUILDERS. TENDERS are invited for the ERECTION of a HOTEL at Tinwald, for Mr. Robert Hill. Plans and specifications may be seen at Quill’s Hotel on and. after the Ist of December, and at Mr. J. L. Fleming’s Christchurch, on and after December 15th, Tenders will close at Ashburton on January 31st, 1880. 237 —741 a SPORTING. Messrs, saunders & walker have for Sale Two Greyhound Puppies, eight months’ old, by Mr. Chattens’ Azamat out of owners’ L’Esprit. Azamat (imported) is by Tullochgorum, out of Cygnet, and won a 43 and 22 dug stake in England. L’Esprit (imported) is by Pell Mali out of Scrap, and won the Nelson Gold Cup in 1878. She is sister to La Rapide, L’Encore, and ether Australian celebrities. Apply to MR. S. SAUNDERS, Ashburton, or, MR. W. G. WALKER, 98 Christchurch. NEW ZEALAND WESLEYAN Published MotfJHLY. JUST ARRIVED, the “ New {&wj.and Wesleyan” for November. Price 6d. Sold at the Herald Office, East Street. WEEKS AND DIXON, TEACHERS can obtain the MULTIPLICATION TABLES, printed on gummed paper, in any quantity at the Herald Office, East street, near the Railway Station.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 29, 2 December 1879

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 29, 2 December 1879