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Everybody knows what is meant by "oatobf ing a Tartar." One of the oompetitors m the wrestling at the first day's games is (says the " Southland News ") well informed on the point. He was not satisfied with the decision of tbe judges, and said so pretty emphatically, adding the opinion that thny were not up m the njcetjefl of the art. He wound up by offering to wrestle ope of the lodges for | pound. Th« ohallenge thus promptly givep was accepted. The pair took m grips." The first fall was m favor of the judge, and m the oext bout he laid hfs man down still mora easily, thqß scouring the " bpii two oat of three." The result of the struggle evoked load cheers from the Bpeotators, wbiob were quietly accepted by the official who bad thus satisfactorily acid conclusively proved his position. Hfe rival took his defeat m good {tart, and he need not be at all put out by it, or m big day " Joe " was not an easy man Mo tackle m Uie irapa ( »p4 ia nt|ll M"hir4

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2031, 8 January 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2031, 8 January 1889