V. NEW Railway Notices. R. ZEALAND RAILWAYS. CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS, FARES. ORDINARY SINGLE FARE Tickets issued from any Station to any Station on the Amberley-Bluff system from December 23rd to January 3rd will be available up to and including January sth. W. M. HANNAY, Assistant General Manager. Assistant General Manager’s Office, Dunedin, Dec. 10, 1880. 759 Sporting, Athletics, &c. WINSLOW CUP (County horses only). l£ miles. Weight for age. Ist horse 20 sovs., 2nd horse to save his stake. Entrance 2 sovs. All those interested in the above are reminded that entries (2 sovs.) will close on December 20. All communications to be addressed to the Secretary, Winslow, stating age of horse and the colors of rider. No one will be qualified to enter a horse for the above unless a subscriber of one guinea to the funds. J. B. ROGERS, 735 Hon. Sec. Winslow Sports and Eaces. Ist JANUARY, 1881. JpROGRAMME. HORSE RACES. 1. Hurdle Race 2. Winslow Cup 3. Trotting Race 4. Hack Race 5. Consolation Race ATHLETICS. 1. 100 Yards Race 2. Standing High Jump 3. Three-legged Race 4. 440 Yards Hurdle Race 5. Running High Jump 6. 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 .it 11.30 a.m. The Committee will meet at the Winslow Hotel, at 8 p.m., on the following days : —December 11th, 18th and 28th. J. B. ROGERS, 630 Hon. Sec. ASHBURTON CALEDONIAN SOCIETY’S ANNUAL GATHERING. THE SECOND Annual Sports Meeting of the Ashburton CALEDONIAN SOCIETY will be 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 foe the Sports : For Pipe Music —Messrs. Donald M'Lean, A. M'Coll, MTvinnon, and J. Mac Lean Dunn. For Quoit Throwing —Messrs. G. M. Robinson aud 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 Sind Jumping—Messrs. Reid, Quill, and Millar. Racing Handicappers—Messrs. Anderson and Digby. Judge—Mr. M. Stitt. Starter—Mr. S. Saunders.
PROGRAMME OF SPORTS: ist prize 2nd prize 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 are reminded that their tickets expired on the 30th September last, and that their subscriptions are now due. These are requested to be paid at once to the Secretary or Treasurer. J. MacLEAN DUNN, 665 Hon. Secretary.
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