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Sporting, Athletics, && gOUTH BAKAIA ANNUA Sports, To be held on BOXING DAY, TUESDAY, DEC. 26, 1882. P&OORAUUB Prizes. men 50 years and upwards; handicap of 1 yard for every year over 50 ... 20s 10s 17. 100 Yards, for boys under 12 years ... 10a 7s6d 5a 18. Sack Race 10s 5s 19. Three - legged Race, 150yds 10s 5s

A number of Prizes will be competed for by children during the day. Events 3 and 7 open to all comers; all others confined to residents in the South Rakaia Road Board district. All protests, with a deposit of os, must be lodged with the Secretary, to be forfeited if protest not sustained. All protesis to be decidedly the Working Committee. Three entries or no competition. Entrance Fees For Horse Races, 10s; Old Men’s and boys under 16 years, la; Boys under 12 and Women’s Races, free. All other events, 2s 6d, ARTHUR COX, Hon. Secretary. Rakaia, Dec. 18th, 1882. Ashburton Caledonian SOCIETY. Annual Sports. The Fourth Annual Sports Meeting of the Ashburton Caledonian Society will ba held on BOXING DAY, On the Society’s New Sports Ground, North-west Belt, When the Prizes enumerated below will be competed for : Programme dr Sports : Ist 2nd . Prize. Prize. 1. Quoits 40a 20s 2. Oper Handicap Hurdle Race, 440 yards, six hurdles—Men 40s 20s 3. One Mile Handicap Walking Race 40s 20a 4. PipeMueic(Pibrochs and Marches) 60s 20s 5. 100 Yards Flat Race - Open 40s 20s 6. Running High JumpMen 30s 15s 7. Running High Jump— Boys ... 10a 5s 8. Scotch Reel (in Highland costumh) 60s 20s 9. Grand Handicap Flat Races of 200 yards, 300 yards, and 440 yards (200 yards heat to be men from Fire Brigades, Cricket Clubs, Volunteers, Football Clubs, Brass Bands, and members of other Clubs ...100s 27. Handicap Consolation Race—2ooyards ... 40a 20s A number of PuIZES will be competed for by CHILDREN during the day. Special prize to the best Highland Dancer, under 16 years—A silver medal, by Mr Malcolm Miller. Special prizes, presented by F. Hill, Esq., Someiset Hotel—For the Grand Handicap Flat Races, Silver Cup, valued at £a : for the Milo Handicap Flat Race, Silver Cup, valued at £3 ; for P pe Music, St Andrea’s Cross, valued at £3; for Dancing Highland Fling, St Andrew’s Cross, valued at £3. Special Prize, presented by Mrs Butler, Family Hotel-F< r Dancing Irish Reel, Silver Medal; and a 2nd prize of £1 by the Society. The time for nominations for all handicap races hai been extended to 20th December. Nominations for all Handicap Races must be in the Secretary’s hands by fir* o’clock of the 20th December. Acceptances can be lodged at any time up to time of starting. Nomination fee on all Handicaps 2£ per cent, ef the first prize. Acceptance fee, do. Entrance money for all events 6 per cent, of the first prize. Admission to ground, Is; children under 10 years, half-price. Horse and vehicle, Is ; 2 horses and vehicle, 2s ; saddle horse’ Is. Members free. * Sports to commence at 10 o'clock promptly'. JAS. C. DUNCAN, Secretary. Thermal springs district.— Pamphlet containing information relative to the Sale of the Rotorua Town ship ON SALE at the Office of this Paper.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7, Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 826, 23 December 1882

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