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Business Notices. Agricultural machine shop, i Ashburton. C. Ea y, ENGINEER, MILLWRIGHT, REAPER AND BINDER EXPERT. The M'Cormick, Deering, Osborne, Harvester King, and Wood’s Machines Repaiired and Adjusted in Town or Country. Engines, Combines, Pomps, &c., Repaired at very reasonable terms. All work guaranteed. Practical Sewing Machinist. Estimates given. C. RAT, Opposite Central Hotel, Wakanuißd. Authorised AGENT for SCOTT BROS.’ celebrated Leamington Cooking Ranges, Excelsior Windmills, Tomb Railings, and other Castings. Price Lists on Application. 831 a EDIOA L H A L L AgS H B U R T O^N’. Established 1874. J. M. CAMBRIDGE, CHEMIST. PARTICULAR ATTENTION PAID TO THE-PURITY OP DRUGS. TEETH CAREFULLY EXTRACTED. . PRESCRIPTIONS ACCURATELY PREPARED. Open on Sundays, 10 to 11 a. m., 2 to 3 . and 7 to 8 p. m. Public Companies. BRITISH AND MERCANTILE INSURANCE COMPANY. Established 1809. Subscribed Capital .j. £2,000,000 Fire Fund 1,201,243 Life Fund 3,380,107 Premiums for 1880 ... 951,173 Ashburton Agency: POY NT Z AND CO., East street. 774 c Sports. SHBURTON CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. Annual Sports. The Tlu’rd 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, When the following Prizes will he competed for:— Ist 2nd Prize. Prize. 1. Qlloits 60s 30s A third Prize of 10s will also be given. 2. Open ■ Handicap Hurdle Race, 44Q yards, 6 , ; . hurdles. Men ... 60s 30s 3. Open Handicap Hurdle Race, yards. Boys not over 16 ... 20s 10s 4. Pipe; Music—Pibrochs and Marches 80s 30s 6. 100 Yards Flat Race. Open 40s 20s . 6., Running High Jump. Men 30a 15s 7-r Running High Jump. Boys 10s 5s 8. Highland Reel, in Highland costume ... 60s 30s 9. Grand 1 Handicap Flat Race of 200 yards, SOO-yards, and 400 yards ... 120 s 80s 200 yarcls heat to be run after; Highland Reek 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 hqat : 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 ... 40a 20s 19. Irish Reel 60s 30s 20. Grand Handicap, 400 yards heat 21. Throwing the Hammer 40s 20s 22. Best-Dressed Highlander 60s 30s 23; Highland Fling ... 60s 30s 24 Open Handicap Flat Race. . One Milo , 40s 30s A Third Prize of 20s will also be given 25. Ilshdicap 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 lof that day being also taken. 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 ss, and neither nomination nor acceptances will be taken without payment of the fees. I Entrance money for all other events, 5 per ceiitl of the fiist prize. Admission to the Grounds, ONE SHILLING. Sports tb comniwce at Ten o’clock a.m. ‘promptly.' J. MacLEAN DUNN, 13ld Secretary.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 506, 12 December 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 506, 12 December 1881