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Bushins Notices. 0 JEi iS 11T S£ Y • A. R. MARKHAM (Next Montgomery’s, Chertsey), GENERAL STOREKEEPER HAYING taken over the store of Messrs. Orr and Co., and increased tho stock, is prepared to supply first-class articles in Grocery, Drapery, Ironmongery, etc. •AGENT FOR THE ASHBURTON GUARDIAN. 4£3 JUST RECEIVED. A Recherche Assortment of CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR CARDS ; also, nice selection of TOYS, ALBUMS, and FANCY GOODS, suitable for the Christmas season. H. M. JONES, STATIONER, East Street and Baring Square. A large stock of STATIONERY to arrive shortly. 710 Sporting, Athletics, &c. fJIHE SOUTH RAKAIA Animal Sports Will take place on MONDAY, THE 27th DECEMBER. Particulars on Handbills. A Dance Will be held in the Evening, in the Town Hall. Admission —2s. 6d. 753 WAKANUI SPORTS ! WAKANUI SPORTS ! WAKANUI SPORTS. TO be held ON NEW YEAR’S DAY, January Ist, 1881. List op Officers. Starter —Mr. W. Cockle. Judges— Messrs. J. Brown and E. Thomas. Hon. Treasurer—Mr. E. Thomas. Hon. Secretary —Mr. E. Thomas. Handicapper —Mr. J. Sturgeon. Clerics 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 J amp. 8. Men’s Running High J amp. 9. Vaulting with Pole. 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. ASHBURTON CALEDONIAN SOCIETY’S ANNUAL GATHERINGTHE SECOND Annual Sports Meeting of the Ashburton CALEDONIAN SOCIETY will be held in the Agricultural and Pastoral Asssociation’s Show Ground, Ashburton, on MON DA Y AND TUES DA Y, December 27th and 28th, When the prizes enumerated below will bo 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’Lsan, 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 : 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 must, be in by noon bii 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. . ', r ' , ’ 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. ‘ . , Y J. MacLEAN DUNN, ' 665 ' • " Hon. Secretary.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 226, 27 December 1880

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 226, 27 December 1880