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Amusements. m •J5(!SSem mHE ONLY ELECTRIC-LIGHTED SUN-ECLIPSING BIG SHOW THAT JL EVER CROSSED THE BRiNY DEEP. THE LARGES' 1, AND BEST CIRCUS EVER IN NEW ZEALAND. AT ASHBURTON ONE DAY ONLY. Friday, December 17. REPRODUCING AND REFLECTING | ALL EARTH’S GRANDEST MARVELS. Under the resplendent glare of the Brush, Dynamo, Electric Light, used exclusively with . < W. W. Cole’s New and Massive Shows. SHk’ A GRAND CON-CORPORATION.OF CIRCUS, MENAGERIE, AQUARIUM AND CONGRESS OF LIVING WONDERS. THE ONLY SHOW THAT FAITHFULLY KEEPS ITS WORD, PRESENTING EVERY FEATUBE ADVERTISED, 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 bare-backTioi’se, 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 Eiders, . , MDLLE. ADELAIDE. First Appearance of The Equestrian Queen, ■ MISS FANNY MORGAN. First Appearance of The Beautiful anp Dashing Empress of the Air—--11 MDLLE. TOUOUISE. First Appearance of Earth’s Greatest Character Rider—--11 MR. FRED. BARCLAY. First Appearance of Tup Only and Original Aerial Bicycle Riders — ; 11 THREE IN NUMBER. First Appearance of The Champion Acrobats of Every Clime— U THE FOUR LIVINGSTONS. First Appearance of The Great Horizontal Bar Team— . 11 DUNBAR AND RENO. First Appearance of The Most Comical of all Clowns— The Laugh Provoking “PICO.” First Appearance of The Great Shakespearian Jester — ... TOM McINTYRE. First Appearance of The Great Leaping Corps — CAMPBELL, MURTZ, RICHARDSON, and KENNEDY. A 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 OP 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. TES m m w BimLEEIDIN *s^ mm 6 THOROUGHBRED STALLIONS ALL IN THE RING AT ONCE! THEY SIT IN CHAIRS, MARCH LIKE SOLDIERS, FORM TABLEAUX, &c. ’ YOU NEVER SAW THEIR LIKE BEFORE ! VERITABLE ANIMAL ACTORS. “Every promise Faithfully Kept, which is saying that it is the Best Show : on Earth.” — St, Louis Globe-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 ! ! pss- THE ELECTRIC LIGHT BURNING DAY AND NIGHT -.jyzf 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. G6O

Consultations. J. L. FLEMING’S (jTRAND CoNSULrATION, No. 2, ON THE LOWER HEATHCOTE CUP, To be run Dec. 27, 1880. 1000 Subscribers at 10s. each. First horse ... ... ... £l4O Second do. ... ... ... 00 Third do. ... ... 50 Startersandnon-starters(divided) 220 II cheques are sent, exchange must be added and stamps for reply and result. J, L. FLEMING, Auctioneer, &c., High street, Triangle, Christchurch. N.B. —Note the address. ; 612 J. L. FLEMING’S Gteand Consultation, No. 3, ON THE DUNEDIN CUP, 1881., 3,000 Subscribers, at £1 each. First horse ... ... ...£750 Second do. ... ... ... 500 Third do. : ... 250 Other Starters (divided) ... 500 Non-starters (divided)... ... 1000 If cheques are sent, exchange must be added and stamps for reply and result. J. L. FLEMING, Auctioneer, &c., High street, Triangle, Christchurch, N.B. —Note change of address. 613 nONS U LTA T I O N No. L ON 30 Nominations. ■ Address-STAR PROBLEM, Care of C. J. HARRIS, , Star and Garter Hotel, Or, Box 10, P. 0., Oamarn, No. 2 Consultation will be opened immediately after No. 1 closes. ; £SO PRIZE. 1. A Special Prize of £SO will be awarded to any correspondent who First places the first three horses in their relative positions in the Cup. 2. Letters received each day will be kept distinct, and opened after the race, in order of priority,, as received, until winner is found. 3. If the horses be correctly placed bymore than one person on the same day, such persons to. divide prize. Each letter must have a 2d. stamp enclosed, or not eligible for competition.' Letters received, from November 22nd, 1880, to February 23rd, 1881, inclusive. \ : 4. A (Committee of five to superintend their decision to be final. Address—D. C. PRIZE, Care of 0. J. HARRIS, Star and Garter Hotel, . . . 602 Or, Box 10, P. 0., Oamaru.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 208, 4 December 1880

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 208, 4 December 1880