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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—l 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 —1 10 16. Three-legged Race ... 1 o—o 10 17. Sack Race 0 10—0 5 RULES. 1. Entrance money, 7| 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. SPORTS & RACES, TO BB HEX.D ON MONDAY, JAN. 2, 1882. HORSE EVENTS. Hurdle Race Flat Race Trotting Race. For all untrained horses, the property of residents in the Wakanui Road Board District three months before the day of entry. ATHLETIC SPORTS. Quarter Mile Handicap Hurdle Race Men’s One Mile Handicap Race Quoits ; distance, 21 yards Men’s Half-Mile Handicap Race Married Men’s 200 yards Handicap Race Men’s 100 yards Race Men’s Standing High Jump Vaulting with Pole Throwing Hammer Beys’ Race, 100 yards, under 15 years of age Running Long Jump Hop, Step, and Jump Single Girl’s Race, 100 yards Married Women’ Race, 100 yards, handicap Sack Race, 100 yards Old Men’s Race, 200 yards Sack Race, 100 yards Boys’ Race, 100 yards, under 10 years of age The Wakanui Invention Race, 60 yards Backwards, 60 yards, on hands and feet 50 yards Forward. Entries to be made on the ground. J. BONIFANT, 356 d Hon. Sec. 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 dt 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 ... 20a 10s 1 4 Pipe Music —Pibroohs and Marches ... ... 80s 30s 6. 100 Yi.rds 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 j 1 ] ( I 1 s £ f l r \ < ] 1 i t < ] 1 1 t t t 1 > t i 1 t J t i 1 1

heat 14. Sword Dance or Ghillie Galium ... ... 60a 30a 15. Pole Vaulting 40a 15a 16. Half-Mile Handicap Flat Race ... ... 60a 30s 57. Irish Jig ... ... 60s 30s 8. Putting the Stone ... 40a 20s 9. Irish Reel ... ... 60s 30s 0. Grand Handicap, 400 yards ; heat 21. Throwing the Hammer 40s 20s 22. Best-Dressed Highlander 60s 30s 23. Highland Fling ... 60s 30a 24. Open Handicap Flat Race. One Mile 40s 30s A Third Prize of 20s will also be given 25. Handicap Consolation Race ef 200 yards ... 40a 20a 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 la ss, and neither nomination nor acceptances will be taken without payment of the fees. Entrance money for all other events, 6 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. OTICE TO FARMERS. The undersigned are PURCHASERS of all descriptions of GRAIN delivered at their warehouses in Lyttelton, Timaru, Oamaru and Ashburton, or at any other railway station. p. Cunningham & co., Christchurch.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 517, 24 December 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 517, 24 December 1881