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New AdvertisementsBall programme cards in very neat styles, witb Pencils and Ribbons, printed at the Herald Office, East street, near Railway Station. BROWN PAPER, strong, and large sheets, at per lb. WEEKS AND DIXON, Stationers, East street North (near the Railwry Station), Ashburton. JUST ARRIVED. PAPER BAGS, PAPER BAGS. r(ONFECT lONERS, Fruiterers, / "Grocers, Drapers, Seedsmen, &c., can be supplied with Paper Bags, all sizes,; and Printed or Plain. WEEKS AND DIXON, General Printers, East rtreet North. NEW ZEALAND WESLEYAN Published Monthly. JUST ARRIVED, the “ New Zealand Wesleyan” for December. Price 6d. Sold at the Herald Office, East Street. WEEKS AND DIXON, Agents. Ashburton Caledonian SOCIETY. PROGRAMME OF SPORTS, To be held on BOXING DAY, FRIDAY, 26th DECEMBER, 1879. 1. Music —Bagpipes, Pibrochs ; Ist prize, L 5; 2nd, L2 10s. Marches, and Strathspeys, Ist prize, L 5 ; 2nd, L2 10s. 2. Quoits — Ist prize, LI ; 2nd, 10s. 3. Men’s Open Handicap Hurdle Race —440 yards, 6 hurdles ; Ist prize L 3 ; 2nd, 30s. 4. Handicap Hurdle Race—For boys not over 16 years of age—44o yards ; Ist prize, LI-; 2nd, 10s. 5. Running High Jump —Men and boys ; Ist prize, LI; 2nd, 10s. 6. Tossing the Caber—lst prize, L2; 2nd, LI. 7. Standing High Jump—Men and boys ; Ist prize, LI ; 2nd, 10s. 8. Handicap Race —100 yards, men ; prize, L 3. 9. Running High Jump—For hoys under 16 years of age ; prize, 10s. 10. Highland Reel —lst prize, L 3 ; 2nd, 30s. 11. Highland Fling— lst prize, L 3; 2nd, 30s. 12. Irish Jig—Men ; Ist prize, L 3 ; 2nd, 30s. 13. Irish Jig—Ladies ; Ist prize, L 3 : 2nd, 30s. 14. Sword Dance —lst prize, L 3 ; 2nd, 30s. 15. Grand Handicap Flat Races— Men, 200 yards, 300 yards, 440 yards, Ist prize, L 6 ;■ 2nd, L 3 ; 3rd, LI. 16. Vaulting with Pole —Men ; Ist prize, L2 ; 2nd, LI. 17. Vaulting with Pole—Boys' under 16 years ; Ist prize, LI ; 2nd, 10s. 18. Flat Race— Men, i mile ; Ist prize, L 3; 2nd, 30s. 19. Walking Match—Men, 2 miles ; Ist prize, L 3 ; 2nd, 30s. 20. Putting the Stone —161 b.; Ist prize, L2 ; 2nd, LI. 21. Throwing the Hammer—l6lb.; Ist prize, L2 ; 2nd, LI. 22. Wrestling— Cumberland Style, prize, L 5. Collar.. and. E1b0w,... prigs*. h s* Entrance money to go to ,2nd prize. 23. Flat Race— Men, 1 mile - ; Ist prize, L 6 ; 2nd, L2.. 24. Three Legged Race— loo yards ; prize, 30s; I 25. Running Hop, Step, and Jump—--Ist prize, 30s ; 2nd, 15s. 26. Running Long Jump— lst prize, 30s ; 2nd, 15s. 27. Best Dressed Highlander—prize, L 5. 28. Old Men’s Race—Over 40 years ; 10Q yards ; Ist prize LI; 2nd, 10a. 29. Handicap Consolation Race —For boys and men, 200 yards ; Ist prize, L2 ; 2nd, LI; . . - - 30. Singlestick. —Prize, LI. 31. Tilting in the Ring—Prize, L 5. Entrance-money, 5 per cent, on amount of Ist prize. Entries can be made with the Secretary up to 11 o’clock on day of Sports. Entries for events numbered' 3, 15, 18, and 23 must be lodged with the Secretary on or before the 23rd inst., and the acceptances for those events must be made before 11 o’clock on day of Sports. J. E. HYDE 286 . ; ' ■ • Secretary.. V. R. SUPPLIES—ASHBURTON HOME. rHE Hospital and Charitable Aid Board invite TENDERS for the upply of Rations, Extras,. Medical Commits, Fuel, and Burials, to the Ashburon Home for twelve months, commencing January Ist,, and terminating Dec. Slat, 880. Full particulars can be obtained n application,to the Master af the Tenders addressed ;to the Chairman of he Board, and marked pvitside “ Tenders, ishburton Home,”, will be. received by he undersigned up to noon of MOND AY, he 22nd inst. • J. E. MARCH. Charitable Aid Office, Christchurch, Dec. 8, 1879. . 804 a - 272 ASHBURTON COUNTY COUNCIL. TENDERS are invited for the following WORKS, viz—1. Bridge, of timber, over North Ash* burton River, hear Pudding Hill, 23 spans, 40 feet each. 2. South approaches to Rakaia.Gorge Bridge. 3, Pound, South Rakaia. , Plans and specifications are now on view at Council office, Afhburton, and those for Nos. 2 and 3 can tie seep at Road Board office, South Rakaia, aßef 20fh instant. Separate tenders to be aertt m addressed to the Chairman of County Council, not ater than 11 o’clock a.m., WEDNESDAY, 7th January, 1880. By order, WILLIAM BAXTER, 280—82 U Cpunty Engineer.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 35, 16 December 1879

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 35, 16 December 1879