Amusements. 2pg| ■ rpHE OMLY ELECTRIC-LIGHTED SUN-ECLIPSING BIG SHOW 'mil' 1 EVER CROSSED THE BRINY DEEP. THE LARGEST AND BEST CIRCUS EVER IN NEW ZEALAND.^ AL A SSSV N j Friday, December 17. R E PRODUCING 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-CUKFGKATIOS OF CIRCUS, MENAGERIE, AQUARIUM AND CONGRESS OF LIVING WONDERS. THE ONLY SHOW THAT FAITHFULLY KEEPS ITS WORD, PRESENTING EVERY FEATURE • ADVERTISED, AjND 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 anpearance of tho Adonis of the Arena, . WILLIAM O’DALE, The only Seven-Horse Rider Living. First apearance of tho Peerless Horsemen, MR. WOODA COOKE, England’s Famous Celebrity. First.appearance of The Greatest of all Lady Riders, MDLLE. ADELAIDE. Fii’st Appearance of The .Equestrian Queen, MISS FANNY MORGAN, First Appearance of AVSi /// a J m. BIOTLERIDIN The Beautiful and Dashing Empress of the Air— 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' Clime— 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 McINTYRE. The Great Leaping Corps— CAMPBELL, MURTZ, RICHARDSON, and KENNEDY. ARTISTES and AUXILIARIES, whose Nainos are Famous thromdiout the World, including the Acrobatic Marvel, 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 J rained Stallions, 11 Whose WONDERFUL FEATS ASTOUND EVERY BEHOLDER. First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of A REGIMENT of wm 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. Lon in Globe-Democrat. 050 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 1 1 THE ELECTRIC LIGHT BURNING DAY AND NIGHT ..c# ADMISSION—bs.; 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. CGO
Consultations. J. L. FLEMING’S Gtrand Consultation, No. 2, ON THE IXWER HEATHCOTE CUP, To be rim Dec. 2T, 1880. 1000 Subscribers at 10s. each. First horse £l4O Second do. ... ... ••• 90 Third do ... 50 Startersandnon-starters(divided) 220 H cheques are sent, exchange must be added and stamps for reply and result. J. L. FLEMING, Auctioneer, Ac., High street, Triangle, Christchurch. N. B.—Notc the address. Gl2 J. L. FLEMING’S Gtrand 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, Ac., High street, Triangle, Christchurch. N.B. Note change of address. Gl3
c ONSDLTATION No. L ON DUNEDIN CUP, 1881. , STAR PROBLEM. 2,000 MEMBERS AT £l. First Second Third £BOO 400 200 Sturt ers ... Non-Starters 250 350 Total ... ... ...£2,000 ‘ 30 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. A 1. A Special Prize of , £SO will be awarded to any correspondent who First places the first three horses in their relapositions in the Gup. 2. Letters received each day will bo hept 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. y 4., A Committee of five to superintend their decision to be final. Address- D. 0. PRIZE, CareofC. J; HARRIS, Star and Garter Hotel, 60S Qr, Bpx 1Q ? P.G., Oamaru.
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