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Business Notices OTIOE OF REMOVAL. JOHN HARVEY, BOOT and SHOEMAKER, Begs to intimate to hia numerous friends and customers that he has removed into his new Premises, next to the Panama House, TANCRED STREET, jWhere he hopes to merit a fair share of public patronage. j Every description of Boots and Shoes rde to order on the shortest notice. Repairs neatly executed. 199 c F. Furness, piRUITERER AND CONFECTIONER

'■ Pine Apples I STRAWBERRIES : Cherries j Nuts, ; And all other Fruits in Season. REFRESHMENT ROOMS—Tea and Coffee Always Ready. and Saunders’ Buildings. 363 d IT is not altogether a new idea, when business people burst into rhyme in their advertisements. Our grandfathers and grandmothers have read some excrutiating poetry in advertisements in their time just as we do sometimes now. From an old newspaper dated a while after the Flood, a tea dealer, expatiating ion the merits of his tea, has the following . “ For lords and ladies it is fit; i Seven shillings is the price of it. ” J’m not going to paint the lily or gild refined gold by attempting to improve on that, but it should be a source of comfort to the tea drinkers of Ashburton and surrounding districts that they can now procure the finest Teas at my establishment for much less money. 1 have just received a fresh consignment of Nelson, Moate, and Co. ’s Pure Blended Teas, in packets and boxes. I have also opened Up an assortment of Fancy Goods, and fruits in variety are constantly arriving, so that my patrons may have plenty to Ichose from at the coming festive season. |l wish all my kind customers a merry Christmas and a happy New Year. H. M. Carson’s New Fruit and Italian Warejhouse (next Bank of New Zealand), East btreet. Sole Agent for Nelson, Moate, Co.’s Pure Blended Teas. —See advertisement and handbills. 3c IN 0 T 0 ' E Thomas Taylor, PASTRY COOK, &c., Manufacturer of Superior Cordials. 1 T. T. having had considerable experience in the manufacture of the above in the Old Country, can with confidence recommend them to his numerous customers and friends. Those who wish to treat themselves will please give their orders early, as Christmas time is so near, and T. T. being very busy preparing for it, I shall also have a large assortment of Cakes, specially made for Christmas, and as everybody knows what my Cakes are, they therefore ‘require no comment.

i In order .that the public may suit themselves and oblige me, please give your jorders early. J All orders punctually attended to. |Cqrdi4Lß Wholesale and Retail. 295 d Sporting, Athletics, &c. WINSLOW ANNUAL RACES AND SPORTS. MONDAY, JAN. 2, 1882. President, E. G. Wright, Esq., M.H.R. ; Vice-President, J. L. Carter, Esq. ; Judge of Horse Races, M. Stitt, Esq.; Judge of Athletics, Jas. Wilkie, Esq.; Starter for Horse Races, J. Carter, Esq. ; Starter for Athletics, W. Cuthbert, Esq. ; Clerk of the Course, A. Sturgeon, Esq. ; Clerk of the Scales, C. P. H. Jephson, Esq. ; Committee —G. James, F. Lewis, F. Williams (Treasurer), R. D. Pullar, Davidson W. Hanks, W. Hicks, P. Commons, P. Journeaux, G. Grice, C. P. H. Jephson, W. Harris, J. B. Rogers (Secretary). HORSE RACES. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race; If miles, over six flights of hurdles, 3ft. 6in. Nomination, 10s; acceptance, 10s. Prize, 12 sovs. 2. Winslow Cup (Handicap) ; 1£ miles. Nomination, 1 sov.; acceptance, 1 sov. First horse 20 sovs., second horse to save his stakes. 3. Trotting Race (Handicap); 2 miles. Nomination, 5s ; acceptance, ss. Prize, 5 sovs. 4 Maiden Plate; 1 miles; weight for

age ; entry, 10s. Prize, 5 sovs. 5. Consolation Pace ; 1 mile ; entry, 10s. Prize, 5* sovs. RULES. 1. No one allowed to enter a horse unless a subscriber of half a guinea to the 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 races. 3. Three to start or no race. 4. Any horse who breaks in the Trotting Race to be turned round before starting again. 5. 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. 6. No one allowed to train a horse on the course one week before the races, under penalty of being disqualified. ATHLETIC SPORTS. 1. 100 Yards Race : Ist prize, 40s ; 2nd prize, 20s. 2. Standing High Jump : Ist prize, 40s; 2nd prize, 20s. 3. Three-Legged Race, 150 yards: entry, 2s ; Ist prize, IBs ; 2nd prize, ss. 4. Men’s Hurdle Race, 440 yards, over six flights of hurdles, 3ft high : Ist prize, 40s ; 2nd, 20s. 5. Sack Race, 150 yards : entry. Is; Ist prize, 15s ; 2nd prize, ss. 6. Running High Jump : Ist prize, 40s ; 2nd prize, 20s. 7. One Mile- .Flat Race ; Ist prize, 60s ; 2nd prize, 30s.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 519, 27 December 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 519, 27 December 1881

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