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Business Notices. Photography.— Portraits are now being taken by the New Instantaneous Gelatine Emulsion Process at HENRY’S PORTRAIT ROOMS, Saunders’ Buildings, East street, Ashburton. 911 a W. T. Davison, Fruiterer, and greengrocer, &c., &c., tenders his best thanks to his Customers and Friends for the liberal support accorded him during the past three years, and wishes to intimate to his Friends and the Public of Ashburton that he has RE-COM-MENCED BUSINESS in the Front Shop of the Town Hall, next door to his old shop, and lately occupied by J. Mooar. Fresh Vegetables. Fruit and Confectionery. Orders left at the shop will be delivered with despatch 61d O E D 0 N E. JUST RECEIVED, A second consignment of this popular non-alcoholic Beverage. It contains both phosphorus and iron, and is therefore a brain and nerve tonic. It has the exhilarating properties of Champagne, without its disagreeable effects. Three, five, and eight-pint Gasogenes at Reduced Prices. Lemon Syrup, Raspberry and Lemon Syrup, Eno’s Fruit Salt, Lime Juice, Citrate of Magnesia, Lemon Kali (or Sherbet. GINGER BEER POWDER. A nine-penny packet makes two gallons of finest Ginger Beer. ESSENCE OF RENNET. Four or six drops to a pint of milk makes delicious sweet Curds and Whey. J. M. Cambridge, CHEMIST, ASHBURTON, 337 d

Agricultural machine shop, Ashburton. C. Ray, ENGINEER, MILLWRIGHT, REAPER AND BINDER EXPERT. Ihe M'Cormick, Peering, Osborne, Harvester King, and Wood’s Machines Repaired and Adjusted in Town or Country. Engines, Combines, Pumps, &c., Repaired at very reasonable terms. All work guaranteed. Practical Sewing Machinist. Estimates given. C. R 'Y, Opposite Central Hotel, Wakanui Rd. Authorised AGENT for SCOTT BROS.’ celebrated Leamington Cooking Ranges, Excelsior Windmills, Tomb Railings, and other Castings. Price Lists on Application. 831 a

Sporting, Athletics, &c- - & 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, 1\ miles ; not less than 10st. First prize, £lO 10s; second prize, 4. Trotting Race (handicap); 3 miles ; not less than list. Nomination, 5s ; acceptance, ss. First prize, £1010s; 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 5s 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 3lst December, and handicaps will be published on 27tli December. 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 n iade with the Secretary on or before 31st December ; any entries after that date, 10s extra. 9. District : Old Rakaia, Road Board j 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 Race ... 2 o—l0 —1 0 2. Hop, Step, and Jump ... 1 o—o 10 3. 200 Yards Men’s Race ... 2 o—l 0 4. ! Putting Stone (161bs) ... 1 o—o 10 5. Dancing Highland Fling 2 o—l 0 6. Quarter Mile Flat Race.. 3 o—l 10 7. Vaulting with Pole ... 1 o—o 10 8. Running High Jump ... 1 10—0 15 9. Tossing Caber ... ... 1 o—o 10 10. One Mile Flat Race ... 3 o—l 10 11. Throwing the Hammer (IGlbs) 1 12. Irish Jig 2 13. Quarter Mile Hurdle Race 3 14. Standing High Jump ... 1 15. District Handicap, 220 Yards Cup—l 10 IG. Three-legged Race ... 1 o—o 10 17. Sack Race 0 10-0 5 o—o 10 o—l 0 o—l 10 o—o 10 RULES. 1. Entrance money, 7£ per cent, on amount of first prize. 2. Three to start or no race. 3. In all events the decision of the Committee to be final. 4. Entries to be made on the ground. ' G. HEMINGWAY, , 365 d Hon. Secretary.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 512, 19 December 1881

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