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Business Notices. CHERTSE Y. A. R. MARKHAM (Next Montgomery’s, Chertsey), GENERAL STOREKEEPER 1 HAVING taken over the store of Messrs. Orr and Co., and increased the stock, is prepared to supply first-class articles in Grocery, Drapery, Ironmongery, etc. AGENT FOR THE ASHBURTON GUARDIAN. 423 P R I N T I N G, Of Every Description, NEATLY AND CHEAPLY EXECUTED, AT THE A shburton quardian QFFICE, SAUNDERS’ BUILDINGS, East street, ASHBURTON. Sporting, Athletics, &c. AKA.NUI 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. Hun. Secretary —Mr. E. Thomas. Handicapper —Mr. J. Sturgeon. Clerks of Course —Mr. C. Hill, junr., and Mr. P. Lownie. Programme. 1. Quarter-mile Handicap Hurdle Race. 2. Men’s One Mile Handicap Race. 3. Quoits (distance 21 yards). 4. Men’s Half-mile Handicap Race. > 5. Men’s 100 yards Race. (). Married Men’s 200 yards Race. 7. Men’s Standing High Jump. ' 8. Men’s Running High Jump. ' 9. Vaulting with Pole. • 10. Throwing Hammer. 11. Tossing Caber. 12. Running Long Jump. 13. Hop, Stgp, 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. ] ASHBURTON CALEDONIAN SOCIETY’S ANNUAL GATHERINGw 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 for the Sports: ‘ For Pipe Music —Messrs. Donald M'Lean, 1 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 L Throwing— Messrs. Stitt, Hay Smith, and W. Anderson. For Highland Dancing and Best Dressed Highlander Messrs. Donald M'Lean, 1 MTCinnon, Dr. Stuart and A. M‘Coll. 1 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 : Ist prize 2nd prize Entrance Money, Five per Cent, on 5 amount of first prize. Entries can be made with the Secretary up to Eleven o’clock on the day of the S sports, for such events as have not come I 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, 605 Hon. Secretary.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 223, 22 December 1880

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