New Advertisements. P B ° CHERTSEY GRAMM OF ATHLETIC SPORTS, E TO BE HELD IN THE TOWNSHIP, ON NEW YEAR’S DAY. Committee—Messrs. W. A. Brown, J. Wallace, Patrick Murphy, James Wilkinson, E. Bowley, and Wm. Payton. EVENTS. 1. Quoit Match —10 30 a. m. 2. Flat Race—lso yards (boys under 15). 3. Men’s Race—loo yards. 4. Running High Jump— (Boys under 15.) 5. Whbelbaeuow Race —(Blindfold.) 6. Men’s Race —440 yards. 7. Throwing the Stone—8. Running High Jump—(Men’s.) 9. Three Legged Race—lso yards. 10. Hack Race. 11. Walking Match— One Mile. 12. Men’s Running Long Jump. 13. Men’s Hurdle Race —240 yards. 14. Committee Race (Handicap.) 15. Egg and Spoon Race—loo yards. 16. Sack Race—loo yards. 17. Single Women’s Race— loo yards. Entries can be made at the post, where rules and regulations may be read. Two Prizes to each event. Refreshments of all descriptions to be obtained. W. B. PAYTON, Secretary. 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 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 (Chairman) 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, 1 sov. Prize, 10 sovs. 2. Winslow Cup (Open). \ '/ 2 mile ; weight for age. Entrance, 2 sovs. Ist prize, 20 sovs. j second horse to save his stake. 3. Trotting Race, distance 2 miles, weight list. Entrance, 10s. Prize, 5 sovs. 4. Hack Race, for horses that have never won public or advertised money, distance, 1y z miles. Entrance, 10s. Prize, 5 sovs. 5. Publicans’ Purse, \'/z mile (for all horses owned between the Ashburton and Hinds Rivers). Entr-nce, 10s.; Ist prize, 6 r sovs. (given by Mr. William Harris) ; 2nd prize, a bridle, value 255. (given by Mr. S. Stephens, Saddler, Tinwald). 6. Consolation Race, distance, 1 mile. Entrance, 10s. Prize, 5 sovs. 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 r pound be deposited wits the Secretary, which will be forfeited should the same prove frivolous. 5. No horse will be allowed to train on the eoame a week before the races, under penalty of being disqualified. ATHLETIC SPORTS. 7. Men’s Race—loo yds, entrance, as. 6d, Ist prize, £2% 2nd prize, 10s. 8. Standing High Jump—Entrance, 2s. 6d. Ist prize, 2nd prize, I os. 9. Thkee Legged Race—lso yds., entrance, as, 6d.; Ist prize, 155.; and prize, s*10. Men’s Hurdle Rage—44o yds., over 6 flights of hurdles, high, as. 6d. Ist prize, £2 ; and prize, I os, 11. SACK Race —100 yds. Entrance, as. 6d. Ist prize, 10s.; and prize, Ss. 12. Egg and Spoon Race —150 yds., entrance, zs. 6i, J st P rize > IOS - 5 2nd prize, ss. 13. Running High Jump—Entrance, gs, 6d. Ist prize, £1 ; and prize, S«. 14. Married Women’s Race Entrance free. Ist prize, 153.; and prize, s*. 15. Men’s Race— One mile. Entrance, as. 6d, Ist prize, £2 ; 2nd prize, 15s. 16. Vaulting with Pole—Entrance, as. 6d. Ist prize, £1 ; and prize, 10s. 17. Single Women’s Race —Entrance, free. ' Prize, n dress piece (given by Mrs. C. Pye) value, 30s, 18. Men's ’Flat Rage—mo yds. Entrance’ 2s. hd, JSit prize, and prize, 10s. 19. RUNNING Long Jump— Entrance, as. Cd, Ist prize, lss,> and prize, ss. 20. Hop, Step, AND Jump—Entrance, 2s. 6d. Ist prize, jos.j and prize, Ss. 21. Race for Men— (Over 40 years) — Entrance free—Prize, a pair of trousers. 21. Consolation Race, 100 yards—Entrance , — ; and prize— Also, a number of SPORTS for GHIIriDREN. RULES FOR ATHLETIC SPORTS. 1. All Competitors to be residents in the County three months prior to the Races, 2- Three to atari or no race. Sports to commence at 11,30 a,m, sharp. J. B. ROGERS, 858a—309 Hon. Secretary. CHRISTMAS CARDS—Tops and Presents. H M, JONES, Stationer,

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 41, 30 December 1879

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