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New Advertisements. NOTICE. fIyTISS HODDER,.lately arrived from iVi London, begs to announce that she hat commenced business *’i|| DRESSMAKER in Moore ; ;Aslibtirton, near Dr. Stewart’s .' Prices strictly moderate, andiio eflort will be spared to give satisfaction." v M I S W Ji () D D E It, Dressmaker, ; MoO;KE street. 169—651 a ANNUAL SOUTH RAKAIA SPORTS, To be held on BOXING DAY, 26xh DECEMBER, 1879 President—E, S. Coster, Esq. 1. 150 Yards Flat Race—For boys under 16. Ist prize, entrance, —. 2. Men’s Flat Race—loo yards. Ist prize, 3. Running High Jump— For boys under 16. Ist prize,—; 2nd, 4. Egg and Spoon Race—so yards. Ist prize. —; 2nd, —; entrance, —. 5. Hack Flat Race —One mile. Ist prize, three entries ; entrance, —. Catch weights. 6. Men’s Race—One mile. Ist pr'ze, 2nd, 7. Putting the Stone —(Iffilbs.) prize, 8. Men’s Running High Ju|n> —&t —; 2r», 9. Women’s llaraze, 10. TEptofriNQ TH#' OAMME Ist p; "ro Kn^^Seßing——; —, MatchJEjCu Ist prize, 2m 12. Pfize, 15. .< 16. Men’ prize *l7. 0: Ist prize, entraiT" Flawßacr, for,boys under X— ; 2nd,—; en- ; entranp^T—. Ist prize, .nee, —. 18. Men’ HJRtoLE'RACE—I2O yards. Ist prize 2nd, —; entrance,—. ' 19.. Old Men’s Race—oyer 50 years, 100 yards. Ist prize, trance, —. 20. Vaulting with Pole—lst prize, —; _ 2nd, 21. Sack Race, 100 yards—lst prize, 2nd, —{entrance,—. 22. Handicap Flat Race, 440 yards—No person allowed to run that has not competed in a previous race—lst prize, 23. Hack Steeplechase, i£ mile—lst prize, Weights not less than 9st. 71b. 24. Pig with Greasy Tail —prize, entrance, —. The Horse racing to be confined to horses owned by residents within the Mount Hutt and South Rakaia Road Board and Education districts, and np. horse will be allowed to compete that has not been in the above districts three months previous to entry. Events to commence at 10 a. m. sharp, A. H. JAGGAR, 282 Hon. Secretary. Ashburton Caledonian SOCIETY. PROGRAMME OF SPORTS, To be held on BOXING DAY, FEIDAY, 26th DECEMBER, 1879. 1. Music —Bagpipes, Pibrochs, 1 prize, Marches, Strathspeys, 1 prize. 2. Quoits —Ist and 2nd prizes. 3. Men’s Open Handicap Hurdle Race —440 yards, 6 hurdles ; Ist and 2nd prizes. 4. Handicap Hurdle Race— For boys not over 16 years of age—44o yards ; Ist and 2nd prizes. 5. Running High Jump—Men and bojs, island 2nd prizes. 6. Tossing the Caber—-Ist and 2nd prizes. . , 7. Standing High Jump—Men and’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. 15. 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 prize?. 20. Putting the Stone— l 6 lbs, Ist and 2nd prizes. 21. Throwing the Hammer —16 lbs,,lst 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 —For boys af)4 «»PR> 200 yards, Ist and Qnd prize. 31. Singlestick-—1 prism, The entrance fees and amount of prizes will be advertised during the month of December. By order of the Directors, J. E. HYDE HARRIS, Secretary. Xov. 24, 1879. 239—750 a

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 34, 13 December 1879

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