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Business Notices. A GRICULTURAL MACHINE SHOP Ashburton. C. Eay, ENGINEER, MILLWRIGHT, REAPEI AND BINDER EXPERT. The M'Cormick, Deering, Oabome Harvester King, and Wood’s Machinei Repaired and Adjusted in Town o: Country. Engines, Combines, Pumps, &c., Re paired at very reasonable terms. All work guaranteed. Practical Sewing Machinist. Estimates given, 0. RA Y, Opposite Central Hotel, Waeanui Rd, Authorised AGENT for SCOT! BROS.’ celebrated Leamington Cooking Ranges, Excelsior Windmills, Tomb Railings, and other Castings. Price Lists on Application. 831 a jyj- EDI CA L iA L I ASHBURTON. Established 1874. J. M. CAMBRIDGE, CHEMIST. PARTICULAR ATTENTION PAID 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 arrangements _ for grists. NO CHARGES FOR CLEANING. S. SAUNDERS. August 13, 1881. 467 c SportsAshburton 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 30s 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 Galium ... ... 60s 30s 15. Pole Vaulting 40a 15a 16. Half-Mile Handicap Flat Race ... ... 60s 30s 17. Irish Jig 60s 30a 18. Putting the Stone ... 40s 20s 19. Irish Reel 60s 30a 20. Grand Handicap, 400 yards heat 21. Throwing the Hammer 40a 20s 22. Best-Dressed Highlander 60s 30s 23. Highland Fling ... 60s 30s 24. Open Handicap Flat Race. One Mile ... ••• 40s 80s A Third Prize of 20s will also be given 25. HandicapConsolationßace of 200 yards ... 40s 20s Nominations for all Handicap Races must be in the Secretary’s hands by fivs o’clock of the 13th December; Ashburtor postmarks of that day being also taken, Acceptances must be lodged by five o’clocl of Friday, the 23rd, with the same post mark understanding. Nomination fes for all Handicaps, 2s 6d; acceptance fee 2s 6d for all except the Grand Handica] Flat Races, the acceptance fee for whicl is 6s, and neither nomination nor accept ances will be taken without payment o the fees. Entrance money for all other events, per cent, of the first prize. Admission - to the Grounds, ON ] shilling: Sports to commence at Ten o’clock a. n promptly. J. MacLEAN DUNN,

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 508, 3 December 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 508, 3 December 1881