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Sports. SHBURTO N CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. Annual Sports. The Third Annual Sports Meeting of the Ashburton Caledonian Society will be held on the Society’s New Ground, a few chains back from the North-west Corner of the Domain, on BOXING DAY, 30s 30s 20s 15s 5s 30s When the following Prizes will bo competed for;^Ist 2nd Prize. Prize. 1. Quoits ... ... 60s 30s A third Prize of 10s will also be given. 2. Open Handicap Hurdle Race, 440 yards, 6 hurdles. Men ... 60s 3. Open Handicap Hurdle Race, 440 yards. Boys not over 16 ... 4. Pipe Music—Pibrochs and Marches ... ... 80s 5. 100 Yards Flat Race. Open 40s 6. Running High Jump. Men 30s 7. Running High Jump. Boys 10s 8. Highland Reel, in Highland costume ... 60s 9. Grand Handicap Flat Race of 200 yards, 300 yards, and 400 yards ... 120 a 200 yards heat to be run after Highland Reel. A third prize of 40s will also be given. 10. Tossing the Caber ~ LI. Standing High Jump 12. Pipe Music Reels Strathspeys L 3. Grand Handicap, 300 yards heat ... ... L 4. Sword Dance or Ghillie Callum ... 60s 15. Pole Vaulting... ... 40s L 6. Half-Mile Handicap Flat Race ... ... 60s L 7. Irish Jig ... ... 60s LB. Putting the Stone ... 40s L 9. Irish Reel 60s 10. Grand Handicap, 400 yards 80s and 40s 30s 20s 15s 80s 30s 30s 15s 30s 30s 20s 30s

heat ... ... 21. Throwing the Hammer 40s 20s 22. Best-Dressed Highlander 60s 30s 23. Highland Fling ... 60s 30s 24. Open Handicap Flat Race. One Mile 40s 30a A. Thiel’s Prize of 20s will also be given 25. Handicap Consolation Race of 200 yards ... 40s 20s Nominations for all Handicap Races must be in the Secretary’s hands by five o’clock of the 13th December; Ashburton postmarks of that day being also taken. Acceptances must be lodged by fiveo clock of Friday, the 23rd, with the same postmark understanding. Nomination fee for all Handicaps, 2s 6d; acceptance fee, 2s Gd for all except the Grand Handicap Flat Races, the acceptance fee for which is ss, and neither nomination nor acceptances will be taken without payment of the fees. Entrance money for all other events, 5 per cent, of the first prize. Admission to the Grounds, ONE SHILLING. Sports to commence at Ten o’clock a. m. promptly. J. MacLEAN DUNN, 131 d Secretary. Business Noticeso Tjl fUsS CO o Pi £3 03 b 0 w < -*3 03 S 3 si W ‘33 ttffi 03 ■— to . c afnd CO WO

BREWE R Y. Quinton Bros., BREWERS & BOTTLERS, ALFORD FOREST ROAD, ASHBURTON. Quinton Bros, beg to inform the public of Ashburton District that having completed their New Brewery at the above address, and engaged an experienced Brewer, they are now prepared to supply ALES and PORTER of firstclass quality, brewed from pure Malt and Hops. Having taken First Prizes at the Ashburton Agricultural and Pastoral Shows in 1879 and 1880, they trust this will be a sufficient guarantee of the quality of their Liquors. Family Trade will be specially attended to. QUINTON BROS., ALFORD BREWERY. 78d Donald Williamson GENERAL STOREKEEPER, East street, Ashburton, HAS always for sale a large and varied stock, which will be sold at lowest paying prices. Groceries, Wines and Spirits, Ironmongery, Ploughshares, and Drapery, including all requisites of the trade. Men’s and Boys’ Clothing in great variety, made up toD. W.’sown order, from Kaiapoi, Mosgiel, and Roslyn Tweeds ; also, Colonial-made Flannels, Serges, and Blankets. D. W. would call special attention to his TEAS, so long and favorably known, and now reduced to 2s, 2s Cd, and 3s per lb- , Families waited on for orders weekly. Cash purchasers supplied at wholesale prices. A heavy stock of Boots aud Shoes, ineluding old celebrated make. 79d A, W. Eandell, ITHOLESALE & RETAIL FRUITERER, GREENGROCER, & MARKET GARDENER, RIGHT SIDE TOWN HALL, Begs to inform the Public that he is now growing large supplies of superior Vegetables in his own garden, and selling the same at the Lowest Rates in Ashburton. All kinds of seasonable Fruits in stock. Also, Confectionery, Cordials, and Biscuits of superior quality. All orders delivered by own cart in Ashburton and suburbs, b N.B.—Gardens, Belt Road, corner of N.E. and N.W. Belts, Ashburton. 112 d

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 495, 18 November 1881

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 495, 18 November 1881

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