Amusements. T HE ONLY ELECTRIC-LIGHTED SUN-ECLIPSING BIG SHOW THAT EVER CROSSED THE BREnY DEEP. THE LARGES' 7 ’ AND BEST CIRCUS EVER IN NEW ZEALAND. Friday, December 17. AT ASHBURTON ONE DAY ONLY. 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-CORPoK \TlO> 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. 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 Cores— 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 Eqnapoise. First Appearance of A TROUPE OF NATIVE A.MERICAN 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 ! 5* BHH i I sr BICYCLREIDIN First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of First Appearance of -vws-s-----V*R-6 6 THEY SIT IN CHAIR?, MARCH LIKE SOLDIERS, FORM TABLEAUX, &c. YOU NEVER SAW THEIR LIKE BEFORE! ■ Every promise Faithfully Kept, which is saying that it is the Best Show on larth.”— St. Louis Glohe-Democrat. 650 FEET OF CRAWLING REPTILES. L 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 ! ! gZS?" THE ELECTRIC LIGHT BURNING DAY AND NIGHT -®2f '■ ADMISSION —35.; Dress Circle, ss. Children (under 9 years) Half-price. Only one ticket required to all advertised Shows. 1,200 Reserved Opera Chairs. >oors open at 1 o’clock and 7 o’clock p.m. Circus performance one hour later. 660
Consultations. HFRIEDLANDER’S CONSULTA- . TION, No. 1, ON THE CHAMPION RACE, To be run for in Melbourne on January 1, 1881. FORTY-NINE NOMINATIONS. 1000 SUBSCRIBERS, AT 10s. EACH. First Prize Second Prize Third Prize Starters (divided) Non-starters (divided) £140) 105 | 75 ]-All net. Go 1 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, P.O. Box 117, Tijiaru. 548 WILLIAM COLLINS’ CONSULTATION 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 bo drawn as soon as filled. Dunedin Cup Consultation to follow, for same amount. Address W. Collins & Co., Auctioneers, Strathallan street, Tiinaru. 650 Business Notices. Quinton Brothers, ASHBURTON BOTTLING STORES, Alford Forest Road. HAYING won First and Second Prizes for ALE and STOU P, at the Agricultural Shows at Ashburton, 1879 and 1880, should be a sufficient guarantee of the quality of Liquor supplied by the above Firm. All orders proudly attended to. 619SPRINGFIELD COAL. THIS SPLENDID COAL may be ordered in large and small quantities, and all orders will be promptly executed. C. A. ULRICH, Cobb & Co.’s Office, Cathedral Square, Christchurch. Agent for Springfield Coal Co, [Limited.] 677 CASH RECEIPTS Printed at “The Guardian office. ”
Consultations. J. L. FLEMING’S CStband Consultation, No. 2, ON THE cDCWER HEATHCOTE CUP, To be run Dec. 27, 1880. 1000 Subscribers at 10s. each. First borae ... ... £llO Second do. 00 Third do.' ... ... _ ... 50 Starters and non-starters (divided) 220 It cheques are sent, exchange must be added and stamps for reply and result. J. L. FLEMING, Auctioneer, &0., High street, Triangle, Christchurch. N.B.—Note the address. 612 J. L. FLEMING’S Gtiiand Consultation, No. s, 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. 613 0 ONSULTATION No. L ON DUNEDIN CUP, 1881. STAR PROBLEM. Lddress—STAß PROBLEM, Care of C. J. HARRIS, Star and Garter Hotel, Or, Box 10, P. 0., Oamaru. 10. 2 Consultation will be opened immediately after No. 1 closes. £SO PRIZE. 1, A Special Prize of £SO will be arded .to any correspondent who First ices the first three horses in their relae positions in the Cup. 2. Letters received each day will be nt distinct, and opened after the race, prder of priority, as received, until winB is found. S. If the horses be correctly placed by Dre than one person on the same day, ch persons to divide prize. Each letter list have a 2d. stamp enclosed, or not fdble for; competition. Letters received nn November 22nd, 1880, to February rd/1881, inclusive. 4, A Committee of five to superintend eir decision to be final. Idress —-D. C. PRIZE, Care of O. J. HARRIS, Star and Garter Hotel, 2 Or, Box 10, P.U., Oamaru.
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