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Amusements. PIKE ONLY ELECTRIC-LIGHTED SUN-ECLIPSING BIG SHOW THAT L EVER CROSSED THE BRINY DEEP. THE LARGES' 1 ? AND BEST CIRCUS EVER IN NEW ZEALAND. ! Friday, December 17. REPRODUCING AND REFLECTING ALL EARTH’S GRANDEST MARVELS. Under the resplendent glare of the Brush, Dynamo, Exeoibio Light, used exclusively with W. W. Cole’s New and Massive Shows.

A GRAND CON-CORPORATION OF CIRCUS, MENAGERIE, AQUARIUM AND CONGRESS OF LIVING WONDERS. THE ONLY SHOW THAT FAITHFULLY KEEPS ITS WORD, PRESENTING EVERY FEATURE AND PERMITTING NO “ PEDDLING ” OR ANNOYANCE TO ITS PATRONS. First appearance on this Continent of the World’s Champion Circus Artiste MDLLE. LINDA JEAL, The Heroine Hurdle Rider —By all nations crowned Queen of the “ Blazing Zone ” —in her daring flights on a hare-back horse, leapthrough hoops of fire, and fearless ventures which require phenomenal courage and skill. First appearance of the Adonis of the Arena, WILLIAM O’DALE, The only Seven-Horse Rider Living. First apearance of the Peerless Horsemen,MR. WOODA COOKE, England’s Famous Celebrity. First appearance of The Greatest of all Lady Riders, MDLLE. ADELAIDE, First Appearance of The Equestrian Queen, MISS FANNY MORGAN. First Appearance of i biotmidin The Beautiful and Dashing Empress of the Air— MDLLE. TOUOUISE. Earth’s Greatest Character Rider — MR. FRED. BARCLAY. The Only and Original Aerial Bicycle Riders— THREE IN NUMBER. The Champion Acrobats of Every Clime— THE FOUR LIVINGSTONS. The Great Horizontal Bar Team— DUNBAR AND RENO. The Most Comical of all Clowns— The Laugh-Provoking “PICO.” The Great Shakespearian Jester— TOM McINTYRE. The Great Leaping Corps— CAMPBELL, MURTZ, RICHARDSON, and KENNEDY. LA REGIMENT of ARTISTES and AUXILIARIES, whose Names are Famous throughout the World, including the Acrobatic Marvel, O’DALE STEPHENS, in Feats of Equapoise. First Appearance of A TROUPE OF NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS, Chief, Squaw, and Braves, in their War Songs, Dances, and Sensational Pastimes. First Appearance of The £IO,OOO Troupe of Trained Stallions, Whose WONDERFUL FEATS ASTOUND EVERY BEHOLDER. First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of THOROUGHBRED STALLIONS IN THE RING AT ONCE! ALL THEY SIT IN CHAIRS, MARCH LIKE SOLDIERS, FORM TABLEAUX, &c. YOU NEVER SAW THEIR LIKE BEFORE 1 _ ■ VERITABLE ANIMAL ACTORS. “ Every promise Faithfully Kept, which is saying that it is the Best Show on Earth.”— St. Louis Glohe-Democrat. CSO FEET OF CRAWLING REPTILES. A drove of Camels—The Baboon Family—A herd of huge Elephants—An immense Menagerie—And the Giant Mandrill Monkeys. ALL WITHOUT EXTRA CHARGE. 1,000 THRILLING NOVELTIES ! ! THE ELECTRIC LIGHT BURNING DAY AND NIGHT ADMISSION —35.; Dress Circle, ss. Children (under 9 years) Half-price. Only one ticket required to all advertised Shows. 1,200 Reserved Opera Chairs. Doors open at 1 o’clock and 7 o’clock p.m. Circus performance one hour later. 660

Sports. Winslow Sports and Eaces. Ist JANUARY, 1881. ROGRA M M E. HOUSE EACES. 1. Hurdle Race 2. Winslow Cup 3. Trotting Race 4. Hack Race 5. Consolation Race ATHLETICS. 1. 100 Yards Race 2. Standing High Jump 3. Three-legged Race 4. 440 Yards Hurdle Race 5. Running High Jump 6. One Mile Race 7. Vaulting with Pole. . 8. 220 Yards Race 9. Single Women’s Race 10. Running Long Jump 11. Men’s (over 40 years) Race 12. Consolation Race To Commence at 11.30 a.m. The Committee will meet at the Winslow Hotel, at 8 p.m., on the following days December 11th, 18th and 28th. J. B. ROGERS, 639 Hon. Sec. Barristers, Solicitors, &c. C. W. Ireland, B ARRISTER AND SOLICITOR, Saunders’ Buildings, Ashburton. 393 Branson & Purnell, ARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS, B EAST STREET. 394 DO i you Want the News, of the Day Read the Ashburton Guaedian, Price, One Penny.

Sporting. agßg?is^v.vis TROTTING CLUB. PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME (Subject to alterations.) DECEMBER 16th, 1880. List .of Officers : Starter, N. M'Lean, Esq.; Judge, M. Stitt, Esq.; Hon. Treasurer, 0. Digby, Esq.; Hon. Sec., H. C. Jacobson, Esq.; Handicappers, Messrs. Clerk of the Course, S. Saunders, Esq. First Race to start at 1 p. m. 1. Maiden Trot, in saddle, of sova; for all horses which have never won £5 in public. Three miles. No weight less than 10 stone. Entrance 15s. 2. Maiden Harness Trotting Race, of sovs. Four miles. To be run in two-wheeled vehicles of any description. Entrance 15s. 3. Ashburton Champion Handicap Trotting Race, in saddle, of sovs. Entry 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. Four miles. Weights 12 stone 4 pound. 4. The Buggy Tournament Handicap, of four miles, for sovs. Entry 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. Any fourwheeled vehicle owned by a member of the Club allowed to enter. 5. Welter Handicap Race, of sovs. Three miles. Entry 15s. To be ridden by members of the Club. No weight less than 15 stone. RULES AND REGULATIONS. Entries for Nos. 1,2, and sto be made by 5 p.m. on Monday 13th December, 1880. Nominations for Nos. 3 and 4 will be received up till same time. Handicaps will be declared on the ground, and acceptances to be made within fifteen minutes after the posting of the handicaps. No horse will be allowed to compete at this meeting unless owned and commonly resident in the- district previous to November Ist. In any race three horses must start to qualify the first horse to claim the full stake. If only two start, one-half of the stake will be given, and no money will be awarded for a walk-over. k . v Five per cent, deducted from all prizes for expenses. Full programme will be published in the issue of the Ashburton Guardian oh Tuesday, December 7th. ■ H. 0. JACOBSON, (549 * Hon, Sec. ;

The kellys i the kellys ! i THE KELLYS !! 1 Coming, Coming, Coming 1 Glorious success in Christchurch ! Over 100 Life-size Views of the Kelly Outlaws. Hundreds of other Views of the principal Cities of the World* including the Glasgow Riots. Admission—One Shilling ; and a Present to every Visitor. 494

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