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New Advertisements. PROGRAMME OF THE OIOUTH RAKAIA ANNUAL O SPORTS, To be held on BOXING DAY, 2Gth DECEMBER, 1879 President,—E. S. Coster, Esq. 1. 150 Yards Plat Race—For boys under 16. Ist prize, —; 2nd, entrance, —. 2. Men’s Flat Race—loo yards. Ist priz**,.—.2nd, 3. Running High Jcmp : —For boys under' 16. Ist prize,—; entrance, —. 4. Egg and Spoon Race—so yards. Ist -prize, —; entrance, —. 5. Hack Flat Race—One mile. Ist prize, three entries ; entrance, —. Catch -weights. 6. Men’s Race—One mile. Ist prize, 2nd, 7. Putting the Stone—(l6 lbs.) Ist prize, 8. Men’s Running High Jump—lst prize, —; entrance, —. j 9. Married Women’s Race—so yards. I ‘ Ist prize, 10. Throwing the Hammer—(Light.) Ist prize, 11. Tilting in the Ring—lst prize, —; ' entrance, —. 1 12. Wrestling Match Cumberland style. Ist prize, 13. Walking Race—2 miles. Ist prize, 2nd, 14. Standing High Jump—lst prize, entrance, —. 15. 440 Yards Flat Race, for hoys under 16—1st prize, trance, —. 16. Men’s Running Long Jump—lst prize, 17. Climping Greasy Pole—lst prize, 18. Men’s Hurdle Race—l2o yards. Ist prize, 19. Old Men’s Race—over 50 years, 100 yards. Ist prize, trance, —. 20. Vaulting with Pole—lst prize, entrance, —. 21. Sack Race, 100 yards—lst prize, entrance, —. 22. Handicap Plat Race, 440 yards—No person allowed to run that has not competed in a previous race—lst prize, 23. Hack Steeplechase, lit mile—lst prize, Weights not less than 9st. 71b. 24. Pig with Greasy Tail—prize, entrance, —. The Horse racing to be confined to horses owned by residents within the Mount Hutt and South Rakaia Road Board and Education districts, and no horse will be allowed to compete that has not been in the above districts three months previous to entry. Events to commence at 10 a. m. sharp, A. H. JAGGAR, 282 Hon. Secretary. BUTCHERS, BAKERS, GENERAL STOREKEEPERS, GRAIN AND SEED MERCHANTS, NORTON , FARM, SEAPIELD. JONES AND CO., Norton Farm, Seafield, return thanks to their patrons for the hearty support accorded to them since Norton Fawn was opened as a Butchery, Bakery, and General Store, and solicit a continuance of past favors, assuring customers that their interest will always have first consideration at the handa of the advertisers. Jones and Co. beg to inform their friends and the public in the Seafield and neighboring districts, that their Bread, Meat, and Store Carts travel the following routes on the days given below : Seafield to Kyle, and Acton—Wednesday's. Seafield toWakanui Homestead, Wakanui School, and Creek, back by Christie’s Road— Thursdays. Seafield to North Seafield, Charing Cross, Dundas, Cambridge, returning by Pioneer Road—Fridays. In view of the Harvest, orders for attendance of the Cart may be left at the Store, Norton Farm, Seafield ; Wakanui School, with Mr. Ginney; with Mr. Lambie, at Kyle ; and with Mr Brown, Clontarf blacksmith. JONES AND CO., NORTON FARM, Seafield. Butchers, Bakers, General Storekeepers, Grain and Seed Merchants. AGENTS FOR THE ASHBURTON HERALD AND GUARDIAN. 679 a, 33k ■ TINWALD. Q HEARER AND GALLOWAY MILLWRIGHTS, AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL IMPLEMENT MAKERS, Great South Road, Tinwald, Beg to thank the public generally for their very liberal support during the past twelve and to announce that they have now every facility for carrying on their business in all its branches to the entire satisfaction of customers, as a trial will prove. COACHBUILDING. Orders received fer making or repairing all kinds of conveyances by thoroughly practical workmen, and none but the best materials used. AGRICULTURAL. Implements of all kinds made or repaired. Also, Combines, Engines, Reapers and Binders, Chaffcutters, Bruisers, &c. BUILDING. Estimates given for all kinds of Building and general carpentering. Cocksfoot Grass Seed Threshing Machines, for hand or foot, made to order, great saving of labor. SHEARER AND GALLOWAY, Tinwald. 165—641 a

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 36, 18 December 1879

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