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Sporting, Athletics, &c. ASI i BURTON CALEDONIAN SOCIETY’S ANNUALGA T H E R 1 N G. THE SECOND Annual Sports Meeting of the Ashburton CALEDONIAN SOCIETY \j will be held in the Agricultural and Pastoral Asssociation’s Show Ground, Ashburton, on MONDAY AND T UESD AY, 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. For 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 Handicappers—Messrs. Anderson and Digby. Judge—Mr. M. Stitt. Starter—Mr. S. Saunders. PROGRAMME OF SPORTS : amount of first prize. Entries can bo 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 loth December, and acceptances must be in the Secretary’s hands by noon of the 22ud 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. WAKANUI SPORTS ! WAKANUI SPORTS ! WAKANUI SPORTS. TO BE HELD ON NEW YEAR’S DAY, January Ist, 1881. List of Officers. Starter —Mr. W. Cockle. Judges —Messrs. J. Brown and E. Thomas. Hon. Treasurer—Mr. E. Thomas. Hon. Secretary —Mr. E. Thomas. Handicap] >er~Alv. , J. Sturgeon. Clerks of Course —Mr. C. Hill, junr., and Mr. P. Lownie. Programme. 1. Quarter-mile Handicap Hurdle Race. 2. Men’s One Milo Handicap Race. 3, Quoits (distance 21 yards). 4. Men’s Half-mile Handicap Race. {j. Men’s 100 yards Race. 0. Married Men’s 200 yards Race. 7. Men’s Standing High Jump. 8. Men’s Running High Jump. 0. Vaulting with Polo. 10. Throwing Hammer. 11. Tossing Caber. 12. Running Long Jump. 13. Hop, Step, and Jump. 14. Single Girl’s Race, 100 yards (open to all comers). 15. Married Women’s 100 yards Race. 16. Three-legged Race, 100 yards. 17. Sack Race, 100 yards. 18. Old Men’s Race, 100 yards. 19. THE WAKANUI INVENTION. E. THOMAS, 775 Hon. Sec. and Treasurer. Public Companies. r|YHE NATIONAL MUTUAL LIFE I ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALASIA (LIMITED). Established 1869. Actuary and Secretary —J. M. Templeton, F.I. A. The MOST LIBERAL and EQUITABLE OFFICE for Life Assurance in the Australasian Colonies. The best office for young men. Profits divided every three years. Offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Wellington, and Hobart Town. The New Zealand Branch—A LOCAL INSTITUTION, investing all moneys in the colony. Resident Secretary Thomas Swain, Temple Chambers, Featherston street, Wellington. Agent for the County of Ashburton— S. SAUNDERS (of the firm of Saunders Bros.), Ashburton. Note the name—The National Mutual. 749 THE NEW ZEALAND LOAN AND MERCANTILE AGENCY COMPANY (LIMITED). ‘ ' ’ ’ WOOL SEASON—IBBO-1881. SPECIAL NOTICE TO SHEEP FARMERS. THE Company makes LIBERAL CASH ADVANCES on WOOL entrusted to its care for sale in the London market. This being one of the leading departments of the Company’s business, and an expert and practical staff being employed by its London House especially to superb tend the classification, valuation, and disposal of wool consignments, growers may rely upon their clips being carefully handled and placed to the best advantage. . Further information may be obtained upon application at the pompany’s office, papiedral Square' Christchurch. 283 g

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 222, 21 December 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 222, 21 December 1880