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Sporting, Athletics,* &c. 7INSLOW AXIsUAL RACES AND t SPORTS. JANUARY Ist, 1881. President —E. G. Wright, Esq. VicePresident —J. Carter, Esq. Judge of Horse Races —M. Stitt, Esq. Judge of Athletics— J. Scott, Esq. Starter for Horse Races— S. Saunders, Esq. Starter for Athletics Forster, Esq. Clerk^of the Course —J. H. Fowler, Esq. Clerk of the Scales Committee — J. Walker (Chairman), Jas. Scott, G. James, Forster, T. Williams (Treasurer), S. Saunders, H, Rainey, J. Cavanagh, T. Gourley, H. Bell; W. Sycamore, J. W. Sycamore, J. B. Rogers (Hon. Secretary). HORSERACES. 1. Hurdle Race—lj miles, over 6 flights of hurdles, 3ft. Gin. high ; weight, list. Entrance, 1 sov. ; prize; 10 sovs. 2. Winslow-Cup—l£ miles ; weight for age. Entrance, 2 sovs. ; Ist horse, 20 sovs. ; 2nd horse saves his stake. 3. Trotting Race —2 miles; weight, lOst. Entrance, 10s ; prize, ssovs. 4. Hack Race—l mile, catch weights. Entrance 10s. ; Ist prize. 5. Consolation Race—l mile; entrance 10s. ; prize, ssovs. . -—1. No one allowed to enter a horse unless a subscriber of half a guinea to the funds. Should the prize be £2O or over, to subscribe one guinea. 2. All horses to be owned in the County three months prior to the Races. 3. Three to start or no Race. 4 No horse to rim in the Trotting or Hack Race that has won public money. 5. No Protest will be entertained unless £1 be deposited with the Secretary, which will be forfeited should the same, in the opinion of the Committee, prove frivolous. 6. No one allowed to train ahorsebri the Course one week before the Races, under a penalty of being disqualified. ATHLETIC SPORTS. First - Second . Prize. ! '.Prize. 1. 100 Yards Race, ent. 2/6 2 6 15 0 2. Standing High Jump, , ent. 2/ ... ... ... 1. 0 10 0 3. Three-legged Race, 150 Yards, ent. 1/ ... ... 0 15, 5 0 4 Hurdle Race, for men, 440 Yards, over 6 flights hurdles, 3 feet high, ent. 2/6... 2 0 15 0 5. Sack Race, 150 Yards, ent. 1/ ... ... ... 0 15 5 0 6. Running High Jump, ent, 2/ 1 O 10 0 7. One-Mile Flat Race, ent. 2/6... ... ... 2 0 15 0 8. Egg and Spoon Race, (the spoon to be carried in the teeth, hands in pockets), 150 Yards, ent. 1/ ... 0 15 5 0 9. Vaulting with Pole, ent. 2/ ... ... ... 1 0 10 0 10. Single Women’s Race, ent. free. Prize a pair of boots, given by Mr. O. Hawkins, Tinwald 11. Men’s 220 Yards Race, ent. 2/- ... 110 10 0 12. Running Long Jump, , ent. 1/- ... 1 0 7 6 13. Men’s Race (over 40), ent. free. Prize a pair of trousers, given by J. Ballantyne and 00., Christchurch. 14. Consolation Race, ent. 1/- 1 0 10 0 Also, a number of Toys 'and useful articles wil be given for Children’s Sports during the day. for Athletic Sports—1. All competitors to be resident in the County three months prior to the races. 2. Three to start or no race. The Committee will hold a Anal meeting on December 28th, at 8 p.m. sharp. J. B. ROGERS, 778 Hon. Sec.

Medical. TEEDMAN’S SOOTHING POWDERS CHILDREN CUTTING TEETH. CAUTION TO PURCHASERS. The value of this well-known Family .Medicine has been largely tested in all parts of the world, and by all grades of society, for upwards of FIFTY YEARS. Its well-earned extensive sale has induced SPURIOUS IMITATIONS, some of which in OUTWARD APPEARANCE so closely resemble the original as to have deceived many purchasers. The proprietor therefore feels it due to the public to give a special caution against the use of SUCH IMITATIONS. ;. T Purchasers are therefore requested carefully to observe the four following distinctive characteristics, without which none arc genuine : , ist—ln every case the words - JOHN STEEDMAN, CHEMIST, WALWORTH, SURREY, are engraved on the GovCrmnent Stamp affixed to each packet. . and—Each Single Powder has directions for the dose, and the words, John Steedman, Chemist, Walworth, Surrey, printed thereon. 3rd —The name, Steedman, is always spelt with two EE’s. _ ' - : 4th —The manufacture is carried on solely at Walworth, Surrey. ■ ; Sold in Packets by all Chemists and Medicine Vendors. Sold by Kempthorne, Prosser and Co., Auckland. .63 Keating’s Powder. Keating’s Powder. Keating’s Powder. Keating’s Powder. Kills Bugs, Pleas, Moths, Beetles. This Powder is quite harmless to ANIMAL LIFE, but is unrivalled in destroying fleas, bugs, cockroaches, beetles, moths in furs,, and every other species of insect; *| Sportsmen will find this invaluable for destroying fleas in, their dogs, as also ladies for their pet dogs. THIS ARTICLE hfis found so GREAT a SALE that it has tempted others to vend a socalled article in imitation. The -PUBLIC are CAUTIONED that the tins of the genuine powder bear the autograph of THOMAS KEATING. ’ Keating’s Worm Tablets. Keating’s Worm Tablets. Keating’s Worm Tablets, A PURELY VEGETABLE SWEETMEAT, both in appearance and taste, famishing a most agreeable method of administering thfc. only certain remedy for IJNTESTINAL or THREAD WORMS. It is a perfectly safe and mild preparation, and is especially adapted for children. Sold in tins by all Chemists and Druggists. . 1 . . ■ Proprietor, THOS; KEATING, London, 95^0 FORMS PRINTED “To Let’? and “For Sale”—can be obtained at the Guardian' Office.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 226, 27 December 1880

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 8 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 226, 27 December 1880