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Amusements. ' 'U7'‘ mHE ORLY ELECTRIC-LIGHTED SUN-ECLIPSING BIG SHOW THAT i EVER CROSSED THE BRiNY DEEP. THE LARGES' 7 " 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. A GRAND CON-CORPORATION OF CIRCUS, MENAGERIE, AQUARIUM AND CONGRESS OF LIVING WONDERS. THE ONLY SHOW THAT FAITHFULLY KEEPS ITS WORD, PRESENTING EVERY FEATURE 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-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 Annearanco of The Beautiful and Dashing Empress of the Air— PP 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 Climb — 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 Mclntyre. 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 M\rvel, 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, 11 Whose WONDERFUL FEATS ASTOUND EVERY BEHOLDER. THOROUGHBRED STALLIONS ALL IN THE RING AT ONCE ! I m BieWSBELRIDIN^ First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of Fii’st Appearance of First Appearance of - -V*v 6 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. GSO 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 ! ! jsb* THE ELECTRIC LIGHT BURNING DAY AND NIGHT ADMISSION—3s.; Dross 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 Gtrand Consultation, 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. Cl2 J. L. FLEMING’S Gtrand Consultation, n O . 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. Gl3 CONSULTATION No. L DUNEDIjTcUP, iBBi. STAR PROBLEM. 2,000 MEMBERS'AT £l. 39 Nominations. Address —STAR PROBLEM, Care of O. J. HARRIS, Star and Garter Hotel, Or, Box 10, P. 0., Oamaru. 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 itheir 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 by more 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 C. J. HARRIS, Star and Garter Hotel, 603 Or, Box 10, P. 0., Oamaru.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 209, 6 December 1880

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