Sporting, Athletics, &c. Tinwald Races AND Athletic Sports. yjl ASTER MONDAY, APRIL 18th, 1881. ADMISSION FREE. HORSE RACES. Hurdle Race, £lO. —Distance, H 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, £5. —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.—lst prize, 40s ; 2nd, 15s. Entrance, 2s Cd. 2. Three-Legged Race.—lst prize, 15s ; 2nd, ss. Entrance, Is. 3. 440 Yards. —Ist 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. —Ist 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 C. P. JEPHSON, 288 a Hon. Sec. Business Notices James Tait, gADDLER & HARNESS MAKER, Wills street, Opposite Railway Station, Has always on Hand a capital Assortment of all kinds of Saddlery, Harness, Whips, Spurs, and every requisite in the trade. Repairs neatly executed. Beeswax purchased in large or small quantities. 247 a JOHN MEECH, practical CABINETMAKER, UPHOLSTERER PAPERHANGER, &c., BURNETT STREET, Opposite the Mail Office. Cheapest House in Town for New and Secondhand Furniture. All kinds of Furniture repaired or exchanged. GOOD PRICE GIVEN FOR SECONDHAND FURNITURE. 819 Reapers & Binders. WR. DUNN. , REAPER AND BINDER EXPERT, Peter street, Ashburton, Wishes to notify to Farmers, Contractors, Merchants, and others that he is prepared to Adjust, Repair, and Re-paint all kinds of Reapers and Binders. Extras and Duplicates in Wood and Iron on hand. None but the best materiel used, and all work guaranteed. Machines examined or repaired in town or country. W. R. Dunn, Workshop, Peter street, near Wakanui road, Ashburton. Agent for SCOTT BROS.’ celebrated Leamington Cooking Ranges, Excelsior Windmil s. Tomb Railings, and other Castings. PRICE LISTS ON APPLICATION. 132 a I WISH to give sincere and hearty thanks to my numerous Customers for the great sucess I have experienced since starting Business three months ago. Civility, constant attention, and Good Value are the things I depended upon, and I have not been disappointed. Having practised the first and given the two latter, the natural and gratifiying result has followed. I shall continue to do my “ level best ” to merit the further support of the public, and, while it cannot be supposed that I have everything in Stock “from a needle to an anchor” (especially the anchor), yet my Goods will be found fairly diversified; I wish to impress upon the minds of all in this sickly time that Joy [and Good Fruit\ and repose Will slam the door on the doctor’s nose. I would also beg those who have not hitherto called on me to believe that they can lay out their money to advantage at the NEW FRUIT AND ITALIAN WAREHOUSE, next Bank of New Zealand, East street.—H. M. Carson, Proprietor. Sole agent for Nelson, Moate, and Co.’s celebrated PACKET TEAS See advertisement and handbills. 299 O T I 0 E - Wo have much pleasure in intimating to the public that we have SOLD all our interest in the STORE at MOUNT SOMERS, including the Book debts, to W. H. PUDDICOMBE & CO., who will conduct the business as heretofore, and would ask for them that liberal support which we have received. ORR & CO. In reference to the above we beg to state that we intend keeping a large stock of GROCERIES, IRONMONGERY, and WOOLLEN DRAPERY, which will be sold at LOWEST TRADE PRICES. Our cart will run round the district to take and deliver orders. 51a W, H. PUDDICOMBE & CO. WASTE PAPER for Sale, 3d. per lb at the Guardian Office
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 303, 26 March 1881
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