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Sporting, Athletics, &c. 6. Quarter Mile Flat Race.. 3 o—l 10 7. Vaulting with Pole ... 1 o—o 10 8. Running High Jump ... 1 10—0 15 9. Tossing Caber ... ... 1 o—o 10 10. One Mile Flat Race ... 3 o—l0 —1 10 11. Throwing the Hammer (161bs) 1 o—o 10 12. Irish Jig 2 o—l 0 13. Quarter Mile Hurdle Race 3 o—l 10 14. Standing High Jump ... 1 o—o 10 16. District Handicap, 220 Yards Cup—l 10 16. Three-legged Race ... 1 o—o 10 17. Sack Race 0 10—0 5 RULES. 1. Entrance money, 7J per cent, on amount of first prize. 2. Three to start or no race. 3. In all events the decision of the Committee to be final. 4. Entries to be made on the ground. G. HEMINGWAY, 365 d Hon. Secretary, 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 Corner 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 a 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 30a 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 ... 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 Mile 40s 30s 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 five 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. MacLEAN DUNN, 131 d Secretary. fJIHE PUBLIC TRUST OFFICE, GUARANTEED BY THE STATE. Although this office has been in exis tence for a period of more than seven (years, it is believed that the objects for whichit was established are not sufficiently understood. It is desired to set forth in a concise form information respecting the business which this office undertakes : 1. The charge of all kinds of money trusts, such as Marriage Settlements, moneys to be invested for the benefit of Minors, moneys bequeathed for charitable objects, moneys the title to which is in dispute, or whose legal owner is unknown or cannot be found, &c., &c. 2. The administration of the wills o persons who by appointing the Public Trustee as their executor secure the guarantee of the State for the due fulfilment of their wishes, and to avoid the risk consequent on the appointment f private persons as executors, who not unfrequently, though earnestly desirous of acting for the benefit of parties interested, fail to carry out legally the objects for which they were appointed, and consequently involve themselves and those whose interests they are striving to protect in costly and harassing litigation. 3. The administration of all estates of which no disposition has been made by will, whenever relatives do not wish to incur the responsibility of administration, or cannot from any cause obtain the necessary powers to act. In such cases it is the duty of the Public Trustee to discharge all legal debts so far as the assets extend, and divide the residue amongst the next of kin.

4 The administration of the estates of lunatics, lunatic patients, and convicts. 5. The charge of all lands lying waste and unoccupied of which the owner is unknown, or who has been absent from the colony for ten years, having left nc known :-"ont. The cost of administering estates is very small. Information may be obtained from all agents. R. C. HAMERTON, 29a Public Trustee

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 516, 23 December 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 516, 23 December 1881

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