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EallvraylJbtices. V. N EW ZEALAND R. RAILWAYS, FARES CHRISTMAS AND YEAR HOLIDAYS. NEW All ordinary single fare tickets issued on 23rd; DECEMBER, or any day up to and including 3rd January, will be available for‘ return up to and including 7th January. W, M. HANNAY, Traffic Superintendent. Traffic Superintendent’s Office, Dunedin, Dec. 14, 1881 367 d Impounding Notices. MPOU N D E D Impounded from the Racecourse road onei Brindle COW, branded T on near mmp, with calf at foot; one Red STEER and one Red-and-White STEER, yearlings. If not released on or before the 29th inst., will be sold. WILLIAM PRICE, 362 d Pouudkeeper, Tenders. T END E R S. TENDERS Wanted for CUTTING 300 Acres Grass Seed. Tenders to be sent in by MONDAY afternoon. For ' particulars, apply to DONALD McLEAN, 351 d- Lagmhor. fRESH TENDERS will be received by the undersigned up till 4 p.m on WEDNESDAY, the 21st instant, for the ERECTION of a SHOPatid DWELLINGHOUSE for Messrs Andrewes Bros., Booksellers etc. Plans etc., can be seen ait my bouse, Burnett street. The lowest op any tender not necessarily accepted. A. E. INGRAM, 349 d Architect.

- ~y TrTrr* tr CANTERBURY INTERIOR MAIN LINE (Oxford-Malvern Section.) WEST OXFORD CONTRACT. FORMATION, PERMAMENT WAY, AND BRIDGES. WRITTEN TENDERS will be received at this Office until noon of TUESDAY, the 3rd January, 1882, for the above Contract. They are to be marked on the outside, “Tender for West Oxford Contract,” and addressed to the Hon. the Minister for Public Works, Dunedin. Telegraphic tenders, similarly addressed and marked, will be received if presented at any Telegraph Office by noon of the same date, provided that written tenders are lodged at any District or Resident Engineer’s office by the same hour. Drawings, specifications, and general conditions may be seen at this Office, and at the Public Works Offices at Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. By command. W. N. BLAIR, Engineer-in-Charge, Middle Island. Public Works Office, Dunedin, 3rd Dec., 1881. 304 d Late Advertisements. SPORTS & RACES, TO BE HELD ON MONDAY, JAN. 2, 1882. HORSE EVENTS. 1. Tilting at the Ring. To commence at 10 30 a. m. First prize, £2 ; second prize, £l. 2. Hurdle Race, 2 miles ; not less than list; over eight flights of hurdles, 3ft. 6in. high. First prize, £lO ; second prize, —. To commence at 12 noon. 3. Methven Cup, l£ miles ; not less than lOst. First prize, £lO 10s; second prize, 4. Trotting Race (handicap) ; 3 miles; not less than list. Nomination, 6s; acceptance, ss. First prize, £lolos ; second prize, —.

RULES. 1. Subscribers to the funds of 10s can enter for other 10s. 2. Nos. 1 and 4 open to the county ; Nos. 2 and 3 confined to the district. 3. No horse permitted to compete for Nos. 2 and 3 that has won over £5 6s of public money. 4. All horses must be owned in the district three months prior to the races. 5. Any horse breaking in the trotting match must pull up immediately and turn. 6. Nominations close on 24th December, .acceptances Slat . December, and handicaps will be published on 27th Deoeuiber. _ 7. No protest will be entertained unless 10 per cent, of first prize be deposited - with. the Secretary* which will be forfeited if. in the opinion of the Committee, it proves frivolous. 8. Entries for Nos. 2 and 3 to be made with s the Secretary on or bofore 31st December ; any entries after that date, 10s extra. 9. District : Old Rakaia Road Board district, along Thompson’s Track to Spread Eagle, and north of Boyer’s Station. ATHLETIC EVENTS. Ist prize 2nd No. £ s. £s. 1. 100 Yards Men’s Bace ... 2 o—l 0 2. Hop, Step, and Jump ... 1 o—o 10 3. 200 Yards Men’s Bace ... 2 o—l 0 4. Patting Stone (161bs) ... 1 o—o 10 B. Dancing Highland Fling 2 o—l 0 6. Quarter Mile Flat Race.. 3 o—l 1C 7. Vaulting with Polo ... 1 o—o 1C 8. Running High Jump ... 1 10—0 IE 9. Tossing Caber ... ... 1 o—o 1( 10. One Mile Flat Race ... 3 o—l 1( 11. Throwing the Hammer (161bs) 1 o—o 1( 12. Irish Jig 2 o—l ( 13. Quarter Mile Hurdle Race 3 o—l K 14. Standing High Jump ... 1 o—o H 15. District Handicap, 220 Yards ... ... ... Cup—l 1 16. Three-legged Race ... 1 o—o I 1 17. Sack Race 0 10—0 RULES. 1. Entrance money, 7£ per cent, o amount of first prize. 2. Three to start or no race. 3. In all events the decision of th Committee to be final. 4. Entries to be made on the ground. G. HEMINGWAY, 365 d Hon. Secretary. Gazette in Bankruptcy. V. R. "VrOTICE — The Ashburton Guards |s a Gazette for all notices under t Debtors and Creditors Art* THE GUARDIAN ,te

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 511, 17 December 1881

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