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For Sale. Poyntz & Co. HAVE FOR SALE, on advantageous and easy terms of payment, the following A HIGHLY-IMPROVED Farm of 600 Acres, Within easy distance of Ashburton. Large Dwelling-house, Stable, and all necessary Outbuildings, Running Creek through the property. MONEY for investment, on approved security, in sums of £SO and upwards, at current rates 595 Railway Notices. jst EW ZEALAND RAILWAYS. (Christchurch Section.) OAMARU RACES, MARCH 17TH AND 1 Bth. ST. PATRICK’S DAY FETE, TIMARU, MARCH 17TH. On MARCH 17th, the Ordinary Trains from Timaru to Oamaru, Albury, and Ashburton, Oamaru to Timaru, Waimate to Studholme Junction, Studholme Junction to Waimate, will each leave 55 minutes LATER than usual, and GO correspondingly LATER than usual throughout journey. On the 18th, the 4.5 p.m., Oamaru to Timaru, will start as 5 p.m., and be 55 minutes LATER than usual, at all Stations to destination. The Waimate branch train will make an extra trip to meet the train from Oamaru. Ordinary Single Fare tickets to Oamaru issued at Christchurch, Washdyke, or any intermediate Station, on 16th and 17th, or at Timaru or any Station between Timaru or Oamaru, on 17th and 18th, will be available for RETURN up to and including - 19th inst. FREDK. BACK, District Traffic Manager. District Traffic Manager’s Office, Christchurch, March 10th, 1881. 334 a

Sporting, Athletics, &c. Tinwald Races AND Athletic Sports. ASTER MONDAY, APRIL 18th, 1881. ADMISSION- FREE. HORSE RACES. Hurdle Race, £lO. —Distance, 1| miles, over six flights ; weight, list. Entrance, £l. The Cup, £2o.—Second horse to save stake ; 2 miles ; weight-for-age. Entrance, £2 2s. Trotting Race (Handicap). —Two miles. First horse, £7 ; second, save stake. Entrance, 10s. Hack Race, £s.—For horses that have never won public money. Entrance, 10s. Consolation Race. —l mile. Entrance, 10s (for all beaten horses). —First prize, £5 ss. ATHLETICS. 1. 100 Yards. —Ist prize, 40s; 2nd, 15s. Entrance, 2s Gd. 2. Three-Legged Race.—lst prize, 15s ; 2nd, ss. Entrance, Is. 3. 440 Yards.—lst prize. 30s ; 2nd, 10s. Entrance, 2s 6d. 4. Long Jump.—lst prize, 20s ; 2nd, 10s. Entrance, 2s. 5. Hurdles (120yds).—1st prize, 40s; 2nd, 15s. Entrance, 2s 6d. 6. Sack Race.—lst prize, 15s ; 2nd, ss. Entrance, Is. 7. Mile Open Handicap.—lst prize, 50s ; 2nd, 20s. Entrance, Ss. 8. Running High Jump.—lst prize, 20s ; 2nd, 10s. Entrance, 2s. 9. Consolation.—lst prize, 20s ; 2nd, 10s. Entrance, 2s. In addition to these, a number of prizes and useful articles will be offered for competition by boys and children. For further particulars apply to O. P. JEPHSON, 288 a Hon. Sec. Business Notices. S. Nashelski, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL IRONMONGER, HIGH STREET, CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand. 230 a

R. Galloway, TINWALD, Wheelwright and General agricultural IMPLEMENT MAKER. All Repairs neatly executed with promptitude and despatch, and at reasonable prices. 197 a NEW INDUSTRY. ASPHALTING. JAMES BRADLEY is prepared to take orders for ASPHALTING at very moderate rates. All orders to be left at the Works, Park srreet. All work kept in repair for twelve months. 386 JgREAD ! BREAD ! ! BREAD !! ! The Inhabitants of Ashburton and surrounding districts are reminded that good wholesome Bread can be at all times procured from the undersigned. SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS made for Supplying Harvest and Threshing Machine hands. Assemblies, Parties, &c., supplied on reasonable terms. An assortment of Biscuits, Pastry Cakes, &c., always on hand. A. O. Aitken, BAKER AND CONFECTIONER, Sacwdeks’ Buildings, ASHBURTON. 792

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 293, 15 March 1881

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 293, 15 March 1881

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