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Business Notices NEW INDUSTRY. ASPHALTING. JAMES BRADLEY is prepared to take orders for ASPHALTING at very moderate rates. All orders to be left at the Works, Park srreet. All work kept in repair for twelve months. 350 c Mount Somers Store. THE Undersigned have just opened up a splendid stock of Drapery and Clothing, which will be sold at prices not to be equalled in the district. Groceries and General Stores of best quality, and an inspection and trial respectfully solicited. W. H. PUDDICOMBE & CO. Storekeepers, &c., MOUNT SOMERS. 577 a The new grocery establishment, ASHBURTON, MONEY SAVED IS MONEY GAINED. Andrew Orr Has much pleasure in informing the public that he has OPENED those premises lately occupied by Mr John Fowler, Tancred street, as a GROCERY ESTABLISHMENT. A.O. would state that his object in starting this New Branch of Business, is to enable his Drapery Customers to have every article required for a household from one establishment, without the necessity of opening several accounts. Families waited upon weekly for orders. It is needless to quote prices, as every article will be of the best quality, and at CASH PRICES. A t r ial respectfully solicited. Good BUTTER and EGGS purchased in any quantity. ANDREW ORR, East street, Ashburton. The Cheap Drapery Sale still going on, at the premises, East street, (next Union Bank). 957 c OTICE OF REMOVAL. JOHN HARVEY, BOOT and SHOEMAKER, Begs to intimate to his numerous friends and customers that he has removed into his new Premises, next to the Panama House, TANCRED STREET, Where he hopes to merit a fair share of

public patronage. Every description of Boots and Shoes made to order on the shortest notice. Repairs neatly executed. 199 c Sporting, Athletics, &c----jy/J-ETHYEN SPORTS & RACES, TO BE HELD OH 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 lOst. First prize, £lO 10s ; second prize, 4. Trotting Race (handicap); 3 miles ; not less than list. Nomination, 5s ; 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 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 27th December. 7. No protest will be entertained unless 10 per cent, of first prize be deposited with the Secretary, which will l o forfeited if, in the opinion of the Committee, it proves frivolous. 8. Entries for Nos. 2 and 3 to be made with the Secretary on or before 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. Open to the County. Ist prize 2nd No. £ s. £s. 1. 100 Yards Men’s Race ... 2 o—l 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 (161bs) 1 o—o 10 12. Irish Jig 2 o—l 0 13. Quarter Mile Hurdle Race 3 o—l 10 14. Standing High Jump ... 1 o—o 10 15. District Handicap, 220 Yards Cup—l 10 16. Three-legged Race ... 1 o—o 10 17. Sack Race Q 10—0 5 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 Co""'u! ~ 1 Ibe final. 4. Entries to be made on the ground. G. HEMINGWAY, 356 d Hon. Secretary.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 522, 30 December 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 522, 30 December 1881