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For Sale. Gr EA S S STRIPPERS. TWO SCOTTS’ GRASS STRIPPERS ’ FOR SALE CHEAP. 658 SAUNDERS BROTHERS. FOE. SALE, BY TENDER. THE GOODWILL and PLANT of a first-class LIVERY STABLE; together with a Line of Royal Mail Coaches in full running order. Tenders are invited for the purchase of a Coaching and Livery Business, carrying the Royal Mails between the Orari Railway Station and the Waihi Bush, via Geraldine, together with all necessary plant, including Two Coaches, capable of carrying twenty-five passengers each ; Double and Single Buggies, Brake i, Twelve superior Horses, Harness, Ac. There is an opening for an enterprising man, seldom to be met with. The business has been establisl ed five years, and lias been, and is, steadily increasing. Satisfactory reasons given for disposal. Tenders to close at NOON on DECEMBER 31st, 1880, to be endorsed “ Tenders for Coaching Business,” and forwarded to the undersigned, from whom all particulars may be obtained. POYNTZ & CO., Ashburton ; Or, KENNEDY & OARTEE, Proprietors, 628 Geraldine. Poyntz &> Co. HAVE FOR SALE, on advantageous and easy terms of payment, the following TOWN AND SUBURBAN PROPERTIES:— A good five-roomed House, on quarteracre of land, within three or four chains of the East Town Belt. A compact four-roomed House, with one acre of land, well fenced. Threequarters of an acre laid down as a paddock. A nice four-roomed House on half-acre of land, near the Gas Works, well finished throughout. Town Sections, 742, 743, 465, 466, 467. Town Section 711, upon which is erected a capital four-roomed House fitted with every convenience. A two-roomed House, with outbuildings, on a quarter acre, well fenced and planted, on N. E. Belt. MONEY for investment, on approved security, in sums of £SO and upwards, at current rates 595

Sporting. TROTTING CLUB. PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME (Subject to alterations.) DECEMBER 1.6 th, 18 80. List of Officers ; Starter, N. McLean, Esq.; Judge, M. Stitt, Esq.; Hon. Treasurer, O. Digby, Esq.; Hon. Sec., H. C. Jacobson, Esq ; Handicappers, Messrs. Clerk of the Course, S. Saunders, Esq. First Race to start at 1 p. m. 1. Maiden Trot, in saddle, of sovs; for all horses which have never won £5 in public. Three miles. No weight less than 10 stone. Entrance 15s. 2. Maiden Harness Trotting Race, of sovs. Four miles. To be run in two-wheeled vehicles of any description. Entrance 15s. 3. Ashburton Champion _ Handicap Trotting .Race, in saddle, of sovs. Entry 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. Four miles. Weights 12 stone 4 pound. 4. The Buggy Tournament Handicap, of four miles, for sovs- Entry 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. Any fourwheeled vehicle owned by a member of the Club allowed to enter. 5. Welter Handicap Race, of sovs. Three miles. Entry 15s. To be ridden by members of the Club. No weight less than 15 stone. RULES AND REGULATIONS. Entries for Nos. 1,2, and sto be made by 5 p.m. on Monday 13th December, 1880. Nominations for Nos. 3 and 4 will be received up till same time. Handicaps will be declared on the ground, and acceptances to be made within fifteen minutes after the posting of the handicaps. No horse will be allowed to compete at this meeting unless owned and commonly resident in the district previous to November Ist. In any race three horses must start to qualify the first horse to claim the full stake. If only two start, one-half of the stake will be given, and no money will be awarded for a walk-over. Five per cent, deducted from all prizes for expenses. Full programme will be published in the issue of the Ashburton Guardian on Tuesday, December 7th. H. C. JACOBSON, 049 Hon. Sec. Sports. Winslow Sports and Races. Ist JANUARY, 1881. jp R O G R A M M E. HORSE races. 1. Hurdle Race 2. Winslow Cup 3. Trotting Race 4. Hack Race 5. Consolation Race ATHLETICS. . 1. 200 Yards Race 2. Standing High Jump 3. Three-legged Race 4. 440 Yards Hurdle Race 5. Running High Jump 6. One Mile Race 7. Vaulting with Pole. 8. 220 Yards Race 9. Single Women’s Race 10. Running Long Jump 11. Men’s (over 40 years) Race 12. Consolation Race To Commence at 11.30 a.m. The Committee will meet at the Winslow Hotel, at 8 p.m., on the following days :—December 11th, 18th and 28th. J. B. ROGERS, '639 Hon. Sec.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 207, 3 December 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 207, 3 December 1880

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