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Business Notices Q A S H STORE." J. WARD & CO. desire to intimate to their friends and residents of Ashburton and Surrounding Districts that they have OPENED a GENERAL STORE, n the shop adjoining Mr R. Murray’s, , East street. J. W. and Co. intend to ( Sell at the lowest remunerative rates, and will also be prepared to purchase Farm E Produce at ruling prices. Every descrip- ] tion of Grocery and General Merchandise r in stock. Motto—“ Small Profits and j Quick Returns.” i J. WARD & CO., , 427 a East street ( Hayes’ rpiMBER YARDS. \ FRESH SUPPLIES of BOARDS and ! SCANTLINGS, Flooring, Match Lining, Rusticating, Architraves, Skirtings, superior .Totara Shingles, Well Timber, Laths, Firewood, &c. , to hand daily at HAYES’ TIMBER YARDS, East street, Ashburton. N.B. —Orders can be delivered at any railway station on the main or branch i lines, direct from the Mills, of any size; | length, or quantity. 948 Hotels. New Restaurant, MORTON’S HOTEL. High street, Christchurch. EORGE W. OOLLINSON (From Carle’s) Proprietor. Luncheon from Twelve o’clock. 264 a G Boarding Houses, &c. F NOTICE OF REMOVAL, IROM the A 1 Resturant to the ECHO DINING ROOMS, East Street, close to • Lancaster’s Butchery, where a good Table will be kept, and the proprietor will be glad to welcome his old friends and customers. Meals at all Hours of the Day, at Is. each. Beds, Is. Good accommodation for Boarders and Travellers. Conducted by, Mbs Truckle. : 209 a T>RINCE ALBERT BOARDING r. HOUSE, close to the Railway Station, (next to.Cooksbii’s Stables). This jommodioUs house contains 40 rooms, ivith every - Good Table sept. Every comfort of a home. Moderate jharges. S. LUCAS, 2lda Proprietor. The A 1 Restaurant. PHILLIP HARPER wishes to in timate to old Patrons, and the Public, generally,’ that he. has taken those Commodious Premises in Tancred street known Us the A 1 Restaurant, where SUPERIOR . ACCOMMODATION can be obtained by all who favor him with a visit. Meals at all hours. Don’t forget the Address — PHI L L I P H A R P E R, A 1 RESTAURANT, Tancred street, Ashburton. 886 Sporting, Athletics, &c. Tinwald Races AND Athletic Sports. -iwASTER MONDAY, APRIL 18th, 1881. ADMISSION FREE. HORSE RACES. Hurdle Race, £lO. —Distance, 1J 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. Sack 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. Entries will be received in all the above races for district horses only. Rules. 1. No one be 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 country three months prior to the race. E ; 3. Three horses to start or no race. ■ 4, 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. ATHLETICS. 1. 100 Yards.—lst prize, 40s’; 2nd, 15s. Entrance, 2s 6d. 2. Three-Legged Race. —Ist prize, 15s ; 2nd, ss. Entrance, Is. 3. 440 Yards. —Ist prize, 30s ; 2nd, 10s. Entrance, 2s 6d. 4. Long Jump.—-Ist prize, 20s ; 2nd, 10s. Entrance, 2s. 5. Hurdles (120yds).— Ist prize, 40s; 2nd, 15s. Entrance, 2s 6d. 6. Sack Race.—lst prize, 15s; 2nd, ss. Entrance, Is. 7. Mila Open Handicap.—lst prize, 50s ; 2nd, 20s. Entrance, ss. 8. Running High. Jump.—lst prize, 20s; j- 2nd, 10 i. ' 2s. ' 9. Consolation. —Ist prize, 20s ; 2nd, 10s. Entrance, 2s. Rules 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. ,In addition to these, a number of prizes and useful articles will be offered for competition by boys and children. ! Entrance money for Tinwald Cup and One Mile Flat Race is due on April 11th. Nominations for Trotting Handicap close ’on / For further particulars apply to J : 0. P. JEPHSON, flgfta Hon. Sec.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 308, 1 April 1881

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 308, 1 April 1881