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New Advertisements. Ashburton Caledonian SOCIETY. PROGRAMME OF SPORTS, To be hel l on BOXING DAT. FRIDAY, 2Cth DECEMBER, 1879. 1. Music—Bagpipes, Pibrochs ; Ist prize, L 5; 2nd, L2 10s. Marches, and Strathspeys, Ist prize, L 5 ; 2nd, L2 10a. 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— loo yards, men ; prize, L 3. 9, Running High Jump —For boys 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, it mile : Ist prize, L 3; 2nd, 30s. 19. Walking Match—Men, 2 miles ; Ist prize, L 3 ; 2nd, 30s. 20. Putting the Stone—l6lb.; Ist prize, L2; 2nd, LI. 21. Throwing the Hammer — lGlb. ; Ist prize, L2 ; 2nd, LI. 2. Wrestling —Cumberland Style,prize, L 5. Collar and Elbow, prize, L 5. Entrance money to go to 2nd prize. 23. Flat Race —Men, 1 mile ; Ist prize, L 5 ; 2nd, L2. 24. Three Legged Race—loo yards ; prize, 30s. 25. Running Hop, Step, and Jump—--Ist prize, 30s ; 2nd, 15s. 26. Running Long J ump —lst prize, 30s ; 2nd, 15s. 27. Best Dressed Highlander—prize, L 5. 28. Old Men’s Race —Over 40 years ; 100 yards ; Ist prize LI; 2nd, 10s. 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 HARRIS, 286 Secretary. BUTCHERS. BAKERS, GENERAL STOREKEEPERS, GRAIN AND SEED MERCHANTS, NORTON FARM, SEAFIELD. JONES AND CO., Norton Farm, Seafield, return thanks to their patrons for the hearty support accorded to them since Norton Farm was opened as a Butchery, Bakery, and General Store, and solicit a continuance of past favors, assuring customers that their interest will always have first consideration at the hands of the advertisers. Jones and Co. beg to inform their friends and the public in the Seafield and neighboring districts, that their Bread, Meat, and Store Carts travel the following routes on the days given below : Seafield to Kyle, and Acton—Wednesdays. Seafield to Wakanui Homestead, Wakanui School, and Creek, back by Christie’s Road— Thursdays. Seafield to North Seafield, Charing Cross, Dundas, Cambridge, returning by Pioneer Road — Fridays. In view of the Harvest, orders for attendance of the Cart may be left at the Store, Norton Farm, Seafield ; Wakanui School, with Mr. Ginney ; with Mr. Lambie, at Kyle ; and with Mr Brown, Clontarf JONES AND CO., NORTON FARM, Seafield. Butchers, Bakers, General Storekeepers, Grain and Seep Merchants. AGENTS FOR THE ASHBURTON HERALD AND GUARDIAN. 679 a CENTRAL TEMPERANCE HOTEL, Baring Square (Near Town Hall). RE-OPENING of the above commodious and centrally situated Private and Commercial Hotel. T. BROADBELT, proprietor, Is prepared to give Superior Accommodation to Boarders and the Travelling Public on REASONABLE TERMS. Weekly Board and Lodging ... £1 Weekly Board 14s. MEALS AT ALL HOURS. Dinner on Saturday from 11.30. Beds (single), Is. 6d. Private Room for Ladies. 153

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 38, 23 December 1879

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 38, 23 December 1879