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Sports. ASHBURTON CALEDONIAN SOCIETY’S ANNUAL GA T HERING. THE SECOND Annual Sports Meeting of the Ashburton CALEDONIAN SOCIETY will b.e held in the Agricultural and Pastoral Asssociation’s Show Ground, Ashburton, on MONDAY AND TUESDAY, December 27th and 28th, When the prizes enumerated below will be competed for. Judges for the Sports: For Pipe Music —Messrs. Donald M'Lean, A M'Coll, M'Kinnon, and J. Mac Lean Dunn. Fur 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 Messrs. John Boyle, John Black. H. Cullen, and D. Fitzgerald. For Vaulting and Jumping—Messrs. Reid, Quill, and Millar. Racing Handic.ippers—Messrs. Anderson and Digby. Judge—Mr. M. Stitt. Starter—Mr. S. Saunders.

1 10 1 10 PROGRAMME OF SPORTS : xst prize and prize £ s. £ 1. Pipe Music —Pibrochs ... 4 „ Reels & Strathspeys 2. Quoits ... 3. Open Handicap Hurdle Race, 440yds, 0 hurdles 4. Handicap Hurdle Race, for Boys, 440yds, for boys not over 10 5. Running High Jump 6. Running High Jump, for boys under 1G ... 7. Tossing the Caber 8. Standing High Jump 0. 100 Yards Race, opei 10. Highland Reel 11. Highland Fling 12. Sword Dance ... 13. Irish Jig 14. Irish Reel 15. Grand Handicap Flat Races, 200yds, 300yds, and 400yds Vaulting with Pole Boys’ Vaulting for boys under 1G years... Half - mile Handicap Flat Race Walking Match, 2 miles Putting the Stone, 101 b Throwing the Hammer IGlbs. ... Open Handicap Mile Race, flat Three-legged Race Hop, Step, and Leap, running... Best Dressed Highlander Handicap Consolation Race, 200yds ... Egg and Spoon Race... Tilting in the Ring ... amount of first prize. Entries can be made with the Secretary up 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 on the Bth December. For these handicap events the handicaps will be declared on the 15th December, and acceptances must be in the Secretary's hands by noon of the 22nd December.

Members arc reminded that their tickets expired on the 30th September last, and that their subscriptions are now due. These arc requested to be paid at once to the Secretary or Treasurer. Winslow Sports and Baces. Ist JANUARY, 1881. ROGRA M M E. 1. Hurdle Race 2. Winslow Cup 3. Trotting Race 4. Hack Race 5. Consolation Race ATHLETICS. 1. 300 Yards Race 2. Standing High Jump 3. Three-legged Race 4. 440 Yards Hurdle Race 5. Running High Jump C. 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 fit 11.30 a.m. The Committee will meet at th a Winslow Hotel, at 8 p.m., on the following days :—December 11th, 18th and 28th. 6G5 J. MacLEAN DUNN, Hon. Secretary. house hacks. 63V J, B, ROGERS, lion. Sec.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 211, 8 December 1880

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 211, 8 December 1880

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