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Business Notices, CHERTSEY. A. R. MARKHAM (Next Montgomery’s, Chertsey), GENERAL STOREKEEPER - HAYING taken over the store of Messrs. Orr and Co., and increased the stock, is prepared to supply first-class articles inGrocery,Drapery, Ironmongery, etc. AGENT FOR THE ASHBURTON GUARDIAN. 423 pRINTING, Of Every Description, NEATLY AND CHEAPLY EXECUTED, AT T HE SHBUIITON Guardian QFFIOE, SAUNDERS’ BUILDINGS, East street, ASHBURTON. Sporting, Athletics, &c. WAKANUI SPORTS ! WAKANUI SPORTS ! WAKANUI SPORTS. TO RE HELD ON NEW YEAR’S DAY, January Ist, 1881. List or Officers. Starter —Mr. W. Cockle. Judges —Messrs. J. Brown and E. Thomas. Hon. Treasurer—Mr. E. Thomas. lion. 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. 0. 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 J ump. 13. Hop, Step, and Jump. 14, Single Girl’s Race, 100 yards (open to all corners). 35. 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 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 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 MBean, 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 : ist prize 2nd prize Entrance Money, Five per Cent, on 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 mupt be in by noon on the Bth December. For these handL cap 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 duo. These are requested to be paid at once to the Secretary or Treasurer. J. MacLEAN DUNN, 603 IJoh. Secretary.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 224, 23 December 1880

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 224, 23 December 1880