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I Business Notices. t Tl yTY steadily increasing business makes jVi 1 it a pleasant task to reiterate my thanks to the public for their kind appreciation of my endeavor to serve them. As I cannot afford to keep books, my business has hitherto consisted, and must still consist, of cash transactions, which, alter all, are to the interest of those who vpsh to lay out their money to the best advantage. This matter being under* siood, I respectfully suggest to all who want good value to visit my unpretending establishment, remembering that “ A penny saved is a penny made.” Just to hand—A large consignment of CHOICE BRUITS from Melbourne, and will enable nte to keep pace with the incessant demand. Hi M. Carson, NEW FRUIT AND ITALIAN WAREHOUSE, next Bank of New Zealand, East street, Sole agent for Nelson, Moate & Co.’s Blended Teas. See advertisement and handbills. 299 . Sporting, Athletics, &c. Tinwald Eaces AND Athletic Sports. ASTER MONDAY, APRIL IBth, / 1881. ADMISSION FREE. HORSE RACES, Hurdle Race, £lo.—Distance, l£ miles, over six flights ; weight, list. Entrance, £l. The Cup, £2o.—Second horse to save stake; lit 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; 1 mile. 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 county three months prior to the race. 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, os. 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, 15a; 2nd, sa. Entrance, Is. 7. Mile Open Handicap.—lst prize, 60s ; 2nd, 20s. Entrance, ss. 8. Running High Jump.—lst prize, 20s; 2nd, 10s. Entrance, 2s. 9. Consolation (120yds).—1st prize, 20a ; 2nd, 10s. Entrance, 2s. Rules for Athletic Spouts. 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 same date. For further particulars apply to C. P. JEPHSON, 288 a Hon. Sec. Consultations. T L. FLEMING’S NOVELTY CONSULTATION ON THE GREAT AUTUMN, EASTER, & FLYING HANDICAPS. 5,000 Members at 10s each. To be Run at Christchurch on APRIL 18th and 19th, 1881. 84 NOMINATIONS—B 4 PRIZES. Each Ticket has a chance of ” Winning Three Prizes. GRAND AUTUMN HANDICAP —*9 Prizes. Ist ... ... ... ... £4OO 2nd ... ... ... ... 150 3rd ... ... ... ... 100 Starters (divided) 100 Non-starters (divided) ... 250 EASTER HANDICAP—27 Prizes. Ist ... ... ... ... £2OO 2nd 126 3rd 75 Starters (divided) ... ... 100 Non-starters (divided) ... 250 ■ FLYING HANDICAP— 2B Prizes. Ist ... ... ••• ... £2OO 2nd ... ... ... 125 3rd ... ... ... ... 75 Starters (divided) ... ... 100 Non-starters (divided) ... 250 As each Race wil be drawn separately every subscriber will have a chance of. winning Three Prizes for each ticket. The drawing will be held under the supervision of a committee of subscribers, and results advertised in daily papers. Intending subscribers are requested to make early application. If cheques are sent exchange must be added, and stamps enclosed for reply and result. J. L. FLEMING, Auctioneer, &c. ; High street. Triangle, Christchurch. S - ■ ■ 266 a O T E. Debts due Mr Max Friedlander, as etor of the Ashburton Guardian, ling unpaid on 23rd Instant, will be or without further notice. S. SAUNDERS. BAT.T. PROGRAMME CARDS in very neat styles, with Pencils and Ribbons, printed at the Guardian Office, East street, near Railway Station

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 318, 13 April 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 318, 13 April 1881

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