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New Advertisements. INN for Marking Packages, Stencilling, &c. Large bottles, 2a. each. WEEKS & DIXON, Stationers, &c., East street. NOTICE. MISS lIODDER, lately arrived from Loudon, begs to announce that she has commenced business as DRESSMAKER in Moore street, Ashburton, near Dr Stewart’s residence.. , Prices strictly moderate, and no effort will be spared to give satisfaction. MISS HODDER, Dressmaker, Moore street. 169 — 651 a SPORTING. Messrs, saunders & walker have for Sale Two Greyhound Puppies, eight months’ old, by Mr. Chatteris’ Azamat out of owners’ L’Esprit. Azamat (imported) is by Tullochgorum, out of Cygnet, and won a 43 and 22 dog stake in England. L’Esprit (imported) is by Pell Mell out of Scrap, and won the Nelson Gold Cup in 1878. She is sister to La Rapide, L’Encore, and other Australian celebrities. Apply to MR. S. SAUNDERS, Ashburton, or, MR. W. G. WALKER, gg Christchurch. WINSLOW CUP. ALL THOSE interested in the above are reminded that all NOMINA-' TIONS, with'Entrance 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. Wrioht,Esq., M.H.R. Vice-President—J. Carter, Esq. Judge of Horse Races—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 (Cllairman) Mr. J. Williams (Treasurer,) Mr. S. Saunders, Mr, A. Grant, Mr. H. Rainey, Mr. J. Cavanagh, Mr. A. Frisby Mr. T. Williams, Mr. J. Walker, Mr, H. E. Wright, Mr. G. James, Mr. C. Martin, Mr. J. Stoddart, Mr. J. A. Hewitt, Mr. J. B. Rogers (Secretary). PROGRAMME. 1. Hurdle Race (Open), mile, over six flights of hurdles, 3ft. 6in. high. Entrance —; Prize—2. Winslow Cup (Open), ij£ mile. Entrance sosovg, Ist Prize £2O, second horse to save his stakes. 3. Trotting Race, distance 2 miles, weight list. Entrance—; Prize — 4. HACK Race, for horses that have never won public or advertised money, distance, ij4 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 wit a the Secretary, which will be forfeited should the tame prove frivolous. ATHLETIC SPORTS. 6. Men’s Race—ioo yds, entrance —; Ist prize,— ; 2nd 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,—2nd prize—--10. Sack Race— too yds., entrance — ; Ht prize,— ; 2nd prize—--11. Egg and Spoon Race— 150 yds., en trance — ; Ist prize,— ; 2nd prize—--12. Running High Jump —Entrance —; Ist prize,— ; 2nd, prize—--13. Married Women’s Race Entrance free—Prize, dress piece. 14. Men’s Race—One mile, entrance —; Ist prize,— ; 2nd prize—--15. Vaulting with Pole—Entrance — ; Ist prize,— ; 2nd prize—--16. Single Women’s Race—Entrance free —lst prize,— ; 2nd prize—--17. Men’s Flat Race—22o yds., entrance—; Ist prize, -18. Running Long Jump—Entrance—; Ist prizs,- ; 2nd prize—--19. Hop Step and Jump—Entrance—; tst prize,— ; 2nd prize—--20. Race for Men—(Over 40 years)—Entranc free—Prize, a pair of trousers. 21. Consolation Race Entrance— ; rst prize,— ; 2nd prize— Also, a number of SPORTS for OJJILDREN, for which Liberal Prizes will be given. RULES FOR ATHLETIC SPORTS. 1. All Competitors to be residents in the County three months prior to the Races. 2. Three to start or no race. Sports to commence at 11.30 a.m. sharp. J. B. ROGERS, 24ft Hon. Secretary.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 32, 9 December 1879

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 32, 9 December 1879