Businas?! Notices. P. & D. Duncan, ; Agricultural implement MAKERS, Timm Street, Christchurch, Have a number of their greitly improved GRASS SEED STRIPPERS now ready for delivery. These Machines were awarded First Prize at Rangiora, Christchurch, and Ashburton Shows this season. Also have on view their new make of ELEVATORS, which for lightness and durability cannot be surpassed. Inspection invited. 684 B. GL Buxton, TAILOR & OUTFITTER, WISHES to thank his numerous friends and customers for the patronage ho has received since commencing business in Ashburton, and begs to inform them he has to hand a Large Consignment of Fancy Coatings, and Tweeds for riding and walking trousers, pantaloons, etc. R. G. Ruxton, being greatly encouraged by the success of introducing the best goods at the lowest price, is prepared to make Suits from £4 55., unequalled or unsurpassed by any other house in Canterbury. Trousers made to order from £1 Is.; Vests from 12s. Cd. Trousers strapped and cufied at a few hours’ notice. Address— R. G. RUXTON, Adjoining Quill’s Commercial Hotel, Peter Street, near Railway Station. 634 P R I N T I N G, On Every Description, NEATLY AND CHEAPLY EXECUTED, AT T HE OUARDIAN QFFICE, SAUNDERS’ BUILDINGS, East street, ASHBURTON. GRATEFUL COMFORTING EPPS’S COCOA. BREAKFAST. BY a thorough knowledge of the natural laws which govern the operations of digestion and nutrition, and by a careful application of the fine properties of well selected cocoa, Mr. Epps has provided our breakfast tables with a delicately flavoured beverage which may save us many heavy doctor’s bills. It is by the judicious use of such articles of diet that a constitution may be gradually built up until strong enough to resist every tenpency to disease. Hundreds of subtle maladies are floating around us ready to attack wherever there is a weak point. Wo may escape many a fatal shaft by keeping ourselves well fortified with pure blood and a properly nourished frame. See article in the Civil Service Gazette, Made simply with boiling water or milk. Sold only in packets or tins, labelled : JAMES EPPS AND CO., HOMQSOPATIIIO CHEMIST, LONDON. 91 °g Sporting, TROTTING CLUB. PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME (Subject to alterations.) DECEMBER 16th, 1880. List of Officers : Starter, N. M'Lean, Esq.; Judge, M. Stitt, Esq.; Hon. Treasurer, E. G. Crisp, Esq.; Hon. Sec., H. 0. Jacobson, Esq ; Handicappers, S. Sanders and C. C. Fooks, Esqs.; Clerk of the Course, S. Saunders, Esq. First Race to start at 1 p. m. 1. Maiden Trot, in saddle, of 15 sovs; for all horses which have never won £5 in one event in public. Three miles. No weight less than 10 stone. Entrance 15s. 2. Maiden Harness Trotting Race, of 01 sovs. Four miles. To be run in two-wheeled vehicles of any description. Entrance 15s. 3. Ashburton Champion Handicap Trotting Race, in saddle, of 20 sovs. Entry 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. Four miles. Weights 12 stone 4 pound. 4. The Buggy Tournament Handicap, of four miles, for 15 sovs. Entry 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov, A n y fourwheeled vehicle owned by a member of the Club allowed to enter. 5. Welter Handicap Race, of 10 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 6 p.m. This Day 13th December, 1880, at the Mail office. 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 Noveinber Ist, In any race three horisjes 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; H. 0. JACOBSON, 649 Hon. Sec
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 217, 15 December 1880
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