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Business Notices. A GRICULTURAL MACHINE SHOP, Ashbcteton. D C. Eay, ENGINEER, MILLWRIGHT, REAPER AND BINDER EXPERT. '• The M'Cormick, Deering, Osborne, Harvester King, and Wood’s Machines Repaired and Adjusted in Town or Country. S Engines, Combines, Pumps, &c., Repaired at very reasonable terms, c All work guaranteed. Practical Sewing Machinist. Estimates given. C. RA T, Opposite Central Hotel, Wakanui Rd. Jl Authorised AGENT for SCOTT BROS.’ celebrated Leamington Cooking £ Ranges, Excelsior Windmills, Tomb Railings, and other Castings. Price Lists on Application. 831 a ! jyj" EDICAL HALL 5 ASHBCRT O'N. )| Established 1874. 1 J. M. CAMBRIDGE, CHEMIST. f\ 'i PARTICULAR ATTENTION PAH) TO THE PURITY OF DRUGS. TEETH CAREFULLY EXTRACTED. PRESCRIPTIONS ACCURATELY PREPARED. Open on Sundays, 10 to 11 a.m., 2 to 3 and 7 to 8 p.m. Ashburton Mills. THE above MILLS having received a THOROUGH OVERHAUL, and the working management having been placed in the hands of a careful and practical Miller, the undersigned is prepared to make special arrangemeutsfefor grists. no charges fob cleaning. S. SAUNDERS. August 13, 1881. 467 c Sports. ■e ’s' w >r 1. Ic lis w s, rt id 3, >. rs n La SHBURTON 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 Comer of the Domain, on BOXING DAY, When the following Prizes will be competed for:— Ist 2nd Prize. Prize. 1. Quoits ... ... 60s 3Gs A third Prize of 10s will also be given. 2. Open Handicap Hurdle Race, 440 yards, 6 hurdles. Men ... 60s 30s 3. Open Handicap Hurdle Race, 440 yards. Boys not over 16 ... 20s 10s 4: Pipe Music—Pibrochs and Marches 80s 30s 5. 100 Yards Flat Race. Open ... ... 40s 20s 6. Running High Jump. Men 30s 15s 7. Running High Jump. Boys 10s 5s 8. Highland Reel, in Highland costume ... 60s 30s 9. Grand Handicap Flat Race of 200 yards, 300 yards, and 400 yards ... 120 s 80s 200 yards heat to be run after Highland Reel. A third prize of 40s will also be given. 10. Tossing the Caber ... 40s 20s 11. Standing High Jump 30s 15s 12. Pipe Music Reels and Strathspeys ... 80s 30s 13. Grand Handicap, 300 yards heat 14. Sword Dance or Ghillie Callum 60s 30s 15. Pole Vaulting 40s 15s 16. Half-Mile Handicap Flat Race 60s 30s 17. Irish Jig 60s 30s 18. Putting the Stone ... 40s 20s 19. Irish Reel 60s 30s 20. Grand Handicap, 400 yards heat 21. Throwing the Hammer 40s 20s 22. Best-Dressed Highlander 60s 80s 23. Highland Fling ... 60s 80s 24. Open Handicap Flat Race. One Mile ... ... 40s 80s A Third 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 fivei o’clock of the 13th December; Ashburton postmarks of that day being also taken.; Acceptances must be lodged by five o'clock; of Friday, the 23rd, with the same postmark understanding. Nomination fee: for all Handicaps, 2s 6d; acceptance fee, 2s 6d for all except the Grand Handicap Flat Races, the acceptance fee for which is 6s, 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. MscLEAN DUNN, 191 d Secretary.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 503, 28 November 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 503, 28 November 1881