Amusements. rnHS ONLY ELECTRIC-LIGHTED SUN-ECLIPSING BIG SHOW THAT JL EVER CROSSED THE BR.NY DEEP. THE LARGES' r AND BEST CIRCUS EVER IN NEW ZEALAND. o£E A S™ u oNLf | 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. 325 n m I 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 l 'Zone ” —in her daring flights on a bare-back horse, leapthrough hoops of fire, and fearless l 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’apearknce of the Peerless Horsemen, MR. WO OD A COOKE, England’s Famous Celebrity. . First appearance of I The Greatest of all Lady Riders, • MDLLE. ADELAIDE. First Appearance of The Equestrian Queen, MISS FANNY MORGAN. First Annearance of The Beautiful and Dashing Empress of the Aik — 11 MDLLE. TOUOUISE. Earth’s Greatest Character Rider— MR. FRED. BARCLAY. The Only and Original Af.bial 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 Laug h-Provoking “ PICO.” The Great Shakespearian Jester— TOM MoINTYRE. The Great Leaping Corps— CAMPBELL, MURTZ, RICHARDSON, and KENNEDY. A REGIMENT of ARTISTES and AUXILIARIES, whose Names are Famous throu"hout the World, including the Acrobatic Marvel, O’DALE STEPHENS, in .Feats of Eqnapoise. 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 or Trained Stallions, Whose WONDERFUL FEATS ASTOUND EVERY BEHOLDER. n THOROUGHBRED STALLIONS ALL ° IN THE RING AT ONCE ! THEY SIT IN CHAIRS ’ MARCH LIKE SOLDIERS, FORM TABLEAUX, &c. YOU NEVER SAW THEIR LIKE BEFORE ! First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of s'** ■bV 1 * VERITABLE ANIMAL ACTORS. “ Every promise Faithfully Kept, which is saying that it is the Best Show on Earth.”— St. Lanin 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 ! ! #33* 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. GGO
Consultations. HFRIEDLANDER’S CONSULTA- . TION, No. 1, ON THJB CHAMPION RAC E, To be run for in Melbourne on January 1, 1881. FORTY-NINE NOMINATIONS. 1000 SUBSCRIBERS, AT 10s. EACH. First Prize ... ... £l4O ] Second Prize ... ... 105 j Third Prize ... ... 75 }-All net. Starters (divided) ... Co Non-starters (divided) ... 65 J In forwarding cheques, please add exchange. Two stamps needed, one for reply and one for result. To be drawn as soon as filled. Address — H. FRIED -LANDER, Tobacconist, F.O. Box 117, Timaru. 548 IT7TLLIAM COLLINS’ CONSULTA'V TION No. 1 ON THE CHAMPION RACE, To be run for in Melbourne on the Ist Januany, 1881. Forty-nine Nominations. 1,000 Consultors at 10s. Each. First prize, £l4O ; second, £lO5 ; third, £75 ; starters and non-starters divided, £l3O ; all net. In forwarding cheques please add exchange. Two stamps needed, one for reply and one for result. To be drawn as soon as filled. Dunedin Cup Consultation to follow, for. same amount. Address W. Collins & Co., Auctioneers, Strathallan street, Timaru. 650 Business Notices. SPRINGFIELD COAL. THIS SPLENDID COAL may be ordered in large and small -quantities, and all orders will be promptly executed. C. A. ULRICH, Cobb’ A Co.’s Office, Cathedral Square, : Christchurch, Agent for Springfield Coal Co. [Limited.] . 677 Quinton Brothers, ASHBURTON BOTTLING STORES, Alford Forest Road. HATING won First and Second Prizes for ALE and STOUT, at the Agricultural Shows at Ashburton, 1879 and 1880, should be a sufficient guarantee of the quality of Liquor supplied by the above Finn. All orders promtly attended to. 610
Consultations. J. L. FLEMING’S Grand Consultation, No. 2, ON THE LCWER HEATHCOTE CUP, To be run Dec. 27, 1880. 1000 Subscribers at 10s. each. First horse £l4O Second do. ... ... ... 90 Third do ... 50 Starters and non-starters (divided) 220 li cheques are sent, exchange must be added and stamps for reply and result. J. L. FLEMING, Auctioneer, Ac,, High street, Triangle, Christchurch. N.B.—Note the address. 612 J. L. FLEMING’S Grand Consultation, No. 3, ON THE DUNEDIN OUP, 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, Ac., High street, Triangle, Christchurch. N.B. —Note change of address. Gl3 ON S U L T A T I O N No. L ON DUNEDIN CUP, ißßii STAR PROBLEM. 2,000 MEMBERS AT £l. 39 Nominations. Address —STAR PROBLEM, Care of C. 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 corrospondffht 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 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. t Address—D_ C. PRIZE, Care of C. J. HARRIS, Star and Garter Hotel, ‘ \ ! 603 Orj Box 10, P. 0., Oamaru.'
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