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New Advertisements. EDWARD HARVESTER. TO close consignment, 2 of the above FOR SAMI at a low price. I This Machine has the simplest Binder j in the market, and alto Stage for handtying. EDWARD REECE, 243 Christchurch. { rn O W N UAL L. 1 MONDAY, DEO. Bth. Will be presented the Two-Act OPERA, THE DOCTOR OF ALCANTARA. FULL COMPANY AND CHORUS. TWENTY-FOUR IN NUMBER 234—758 a A H X , THISTLE LODGE, No. 627, S.C. Ashburton. ANNUAL INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS AND BANQUET, ON -pRIDAY EVENING, DEC. sth, 1879. Installation in Lodge Room at 7 p.m. Banquet in Bro. Quill’s at 9 p.m. JAMES MUTCH, 240—751 a Hon. Sec. Ball programme cards in very neat styles, with Pencils and Ribbons, printed at. the Herald Office, East street, near Railway Station. WINSLOW CUP. ALL THOSE interested in the above are reminded that all NOMINATIONS, withjEntrance Money,will CLOSE on DECEMBER 20th, 1879. All communications to be addressed to the Secretary at Winslow. J. B. ROGERS, 241 Hon. Sec. RACES AND SPORTS, PROGRAMME OF THE ANNUAL SPORTS, To be held at Winslow, ON THURSDAY, JAN. Ist., 1880. President— E. G. Wright,Esq., M.H.R. Vice-President—J. Carter, Esq. Judge of Horseßaces —Mr. H. E. Wright. Judge of Athletics—Mr. A. Grant. Starter of Horse Races—Mr. S. Saunders Starter for Athletics—Mr M. Stitt. Clerk of the Scales—Mr. A. Frisby. Clerk of the Course—Mr. H. Rainey. Committee; —Mr. James Scott (Chairman) Mr. J. Williams (Treasurer,) Mr. S. Saunders, Mr, A. Grant, Mr. H. Rainey, Air. J. Cavausgh, Mr. A. Frisby. Mr. T. Williams, Mr. J. Walker, Mr, H. E. Wright, Mr. 6. James, Mr. C. Martin, Mr. J. Stoddart, Mr. J. A Hewitt, Mr. J. B. Rogers (Secretary). PROGRAMME. 1. Hurdle Race (Open), i% mile, over six flights of hurdles, t 3ft. 6in. high. Entrance—; Prize—2. Wimsi-ow Cup (Open), mile. Entrance 20SOVS. Ist Prize £2O, second horse to save his stakes. 3. Trotting Race, distances miles, weight list. Entrance—; Prize—4. Hack Race, for horses that have never won public or advertised money, distance, I miles. Entrance—; Prize—--5 Consolation Race, distance, 1 mile. Entrance; — Prize RULES. 1. No one will be allowed to enter a horse for the Winslow Cup unless a subscriber of one guinea to the fund, and half a guinea in all the other horse races. 2. All horses must be owned in the district three months prior to the races. 3. Three horses to start or no race. 4. No protest will be entertained unless one pound be deposited wits the Secretary, which will be forfeited should the same prove frivolous. ATHLETIC SPORTS. 6. "Men’s Rack.—loo yds, entrance —; Ist prize,—; and prize—7. Standing High Jump—Entrance—; Ist prize,—; 2nd prize—8. Three Legged Race—lso yds., entrance— ; Ist prize,- - ; 2nd prize—9. Men's Hurdle Race—44o yds., over 6 flights of hurdles, 3ft. high. Entrance—; Ist prize,—and prize—--10. Sack Race—ioo yds., entrance —; Ist prize,—; and prize—--11. Egg and Spoon Race—lso yds,, en trance — ; Ist prize,— ; and prize—--12. Running IHCh Jump—Entrance—j Ist prize,— ; and. prize—--13. Married Women’s Rack Entrance free—Prize, dress piece. 14. Mem’s Race—One mile, entrance—; Ist prize,— ; and prize—--15. Vaulting with Pole— Entrance —; Ist prize,— ; and prize—r 6. Single Women’s Race—Entrance free —ist prize,— ; and prize—--17. Men’s Flat Race—2lo yds-, entrance— s Ist prize, and prize—--18. Running Long Jump-—Eotcwxn—; Ist prize,--19. Hop Step and Jump—Entrance— j *«t prize,— ; 2nd prize—--20. Race for Men—(Over 40 years)—Entraoc free—Prize, a pair of trousers. 21. Consolation Race Entrance — ; Ist prize,— j and prize— Also, a number of SPORTS for CHILDREN, for which Liberal Prizes will be given. RULES FOR ATHLETIC SPORTS. 1. All Competitors to be residents in the County throe months prior to the Races. 2. Three to start or no race. jSpofte to commence at 11.30 a. in. sharp. J. B. ROGERS, 2}2 Hon. Secretary.

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 29, 2 December 1879

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