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New Advertisements, PROGRAMME OF THR SOUTH RAKAIA ANNUAL SPORTS, To be he'd on BOXING DAY, 20th DECEMBER, 137 C President —E. S. Coster, Esq. 1. 160 Yards Flat Race —For boys under 10. Ist prize, entrance, —. 2. Men’s Flat Race—loo yards. Ist prize, 3. Running High Jump - For boys under 16. Ist prize,—; entrance, —. 4. Eoo and Spoon Race—so yards. Ist prize, —; entrance, —. 6. Hack Flat Rack—One mile. Ist prize, three entries ; entrance, —. Catch weights. 6. Men’s Race —One mile. Ist prize, —; 2nd, 7. Putting the Stone —(16 lbs.) Ist prize, 8. Men’s Running High Jump—lst prize, —; entrance, —. 9. Married Women’s Race—so yards. Ist prize, 10. Throwing the Hammer—(Light.) Ist prize, 11. Tilting in the Ring—lst prize, —; entrance, —. 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 boys under 16 —Ist prize, , — ; entrance, —. 16. Men’s Running Long Jump—lst prize, 17. Climbing 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 Flat Race, 440 yards—No person allowed to run that has not competed in a previous race—lst prize, 23. Hack Steeplechase, 1A 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 bo 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, SEAFIELD. JONES AND CO., Norton Farm, Seafield, return thanks to their patrons for the hearty support accorded to them since Norton Farm 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 hands 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 —Wednesdays. Seafield to Wakanui 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, Clontarfjblacksmith. JONES AND CO., NORTON FARM, Seafield. Butchers, Bakers, General Storekeepers, Grain and Seed Merchants. AG E~N T S FOR THE ASHBURTON HERALD AND GUARDIAN. 679 a TINWALD. QHEARER AND GALLOWAY MILLWRIGHTS, AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL IMPLEMENT MAKERS, Great South Road, Tinwaxd, Beg to thank the public generally for their very liberal support during the past twelve months, 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 for 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, Helpers 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 37, 20 December 1879

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 37, 20 December 1879