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Sports. ASHBURTON CALEDONIAN SOCIETY’S ANNUAL GATHERING. the second Annual Sports Meeting of the Ashburton /CALEDONIAN SOCIETY will be held in the Agricultural and Pastoral Asssociation’s Show Ground, Ashburton, on r MONDAY AND TUESDA Y, December 27th and 28th, When the prizes enumerated below will be competedfor. Judges for the Sports : For Pipe Music—Messrs. Donald M'Lean, A- M'Coll, M‘Kinnon,;and J. Mac Lean Dunn. For Quoit Throwing—Messrs. G. M. -Robinson and George Kidd. For Caber, Stone, and Hammer Throwing—Messrs. Stitt, Hay Smith, and W. Anderson. For Highland Dancing and Best Dressed Highlander Messrs; Donald M'Lean, M'Kinnon, Dr. Stuart and A. M‘Coll. For Irish Dancing—M essrs - John Boyle, John Black. H. Cullen, and D. Fitzgerald. For Vaulting and Jumping—Messrs. Reid, Quill, and Miliar. Racing Handicappers—Messrs. Anderson and Digby. Judge—Mr. M. Stitt, Starter —Mr. S. Saunders. PROGRAMME OF SPORTS : 1. Pipe Music—Pibrochs... ~ Reels & Strathspeys 2,.Quoits ... 3. Open Handicap Hurdle Race, 440yds, 6 hurdles ■ 4.’ Handicap Hurdle Race, for Boys, 440yds, for boys not over 16 B. Running High Jump ... 6. Running High Jump, for boys under 16 ... - 7,' Tossing the Caber 8. Standing High Jump ... 9. 100 Yards Race, open 10. Highland Reel ... Tl. Highland Fling ... 12. Sword Dance ... ... 13. Irish Jig 14. Irish Reel ; 18. Grand Handicap Flat [' Races, 200yds, 300yds, : and 400yds ... 16. Vaultiag with Pole ... 17. Boys’ Vaulting for boys I under 16 years... 18. Half - mile Handicap Flat Race 19. Walking Match, 2 miles 20. Putting the Stone, 161 b 21; Throwing the Hammer 16lbs 22. Open Handicap Mile Race, flat 23. Three-legged Race 24. Hop, Step, and Leap, running... 25. Best Dressed Highlander 26; Handicap Consolation Race, 200yds ... 27. Egg and Spoon Race... 28. Tilting in the Bing ... - Entrance Money, Five per Cent, on amount of first prize. Entries can be made with the Secretary tip-to Eleven o’clock on the day of the sports, for such events as have not come off, except for events Nos. 3, 15, 18, and 22, entries for which must be in by noon oh the Bth December. For these handicap events, the handicaps will be declared on the loth December, and acceptances must be in the Secretary’s hands by noon of the 22nd December.

- Members are reminded that their tickets expired on the 30th September last, and that their subscriptions are now due. These are requested to be paid at once to the Secretary or Treasurer. J. MACLEAN DUNN, 665 Hon. Secretary. Winslow Sports and Baces. Ist JANUARY, 1881. R O GRAMME. Horse races. 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 idays ;—December 11th, 18th and 28th. J. B. ROGERS, 039 Hon. Sec. Ecclesiastical PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH, ] NEWLANDS. TVTEXT SUNDAY, DECEMBER sth, JX ANNIVERSARY SERMONS will be Preached in the above Church, by Rev. A. J. Smith. Morning service at II o’clock ; evening, at 6.30 o’clock. On MONDAY following, DECEMBER 6th, a Public Tea Will he held at 5.30 o’clock, after which Addresses will be given by Revs. W. Keall, A. M. Beattie, A. J. Smith, and others. Tickets for Tea—ls, 6d. 664Gazette in Bankruptcy. V. Ml R. "VTOTIOE— -The Ashburton Guardian a a Gazette for all notices under the Debtors and Creditors' A DO you Want the News of the Day Read the Ashburton Guardian Price, One Penny.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 206, 2 December 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 206, 2 December 1880

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