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REGGIARDO.

In addition to the picture programme at His Majesty's Theatre last evening, a pleasant act took place when Reggiardo took possession of the stage and performed some remarkable balancing and .juggling feats. He commenced his performance by an imitation of balancing and juggling with a ball and sticks, a turn recently performed in Ashburton by the Japanese Togos. Equipped with a pocket;. pork trivance, he did wonderful things, in the way. of juggling billiard balls, the latter being made to glide, up and dp>yn; his body and fall unerringly into \ qnie or other pockets. He.' was arso,; rtjsponsible tor some clever feats wiiih a heavy metal ball. His performance concluded by swallowing swords of various lengths. In this trick he balanced a gun on. a bayonet, and ; firing it off, allowed the recoil to drive the bayonet down his throat. . He also gave an exhibition of his skill with the bow and arrow. Reggiardo's turn will be included in the programme this evening, when several new tricks will be performed, _,-..•'

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REGGIARDO., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9585, 12 April 1919

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REGGIARDO. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9585, 12 April 1919

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