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Aaa.rrjjuu.Ai Bua^i*sw:N«c|iiees __ ' : '■-■ --- 'M-'f— - ■ Mount Sdmers D Store. THE Undersigned have just opened up a splendid stock of Drapery and Clothing, which will be sold at prices not to bis equalled in the district. Groceries and General Stores of best quality, and an ing spection and trial respectfully solicited. , c W. H. PUDDICOMBE & CO. Storekeepers, &c., MOUNT SOMERS. 677 a OF REMOVAL. JOHN HARVEY, i, BOOT and SHOEMAKER, Begs to intimate to his numerous friends and customers that he has removed into j his new Premises, next to the Panama House, TANCRED STREET, Where he hopes to merit a fair share of j public patronage. . Every description of Boots and Shoes made to order on the shortest notice. ’ Repairs neatly executed. 199 c Sporting, Athletics, &c. SPORTS & RACES, TO BE HELD ON MONDAY, JAN. 2, 1882. HORSE EVENTS. Hurdle Race Flat Race Trotting Race. For all untrained horses, the property of residents in the Wakanui Road Board District three months before the day of entry. ATHLETIC SPORTS. Quarter Mile Handicap Hurdle Race Men’s One Mile Handicap Race Quoits : distance, 21 yards Men’s Half-Mile Handicap Race Married Men’s 200 yards Handicap Race Men’s 100 yards Race Men’s Standing High Jump Vaulting with Pole Throwing Hammer Beys’ Race, 100 yards, under 15 years of age Running Long Jump Hop, Step, and Jump Single Girl’s Race, 100 yards Married Women’ Race, 100 yards, handicap Sack Race, 100 yards Old Men’s Race, 200 yards Sack Race, 100 yards Boys’ Race, 100 yards, under 10 years of age The Wakanui Invention Race, 50 yards Backwards, 50 yards, on hands and feet 50 yards Forward. Entries to be made on the groundJ. BONIFANT, 355 d Hon. Sec. -yjETHVEN SPORTS & RACES, TO BE HELD ON I a 3 3 a 4 a 15 -t *5 (1 o )T 7, 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, ss; acceptance, ss. First prize, £lolos ; second prize, —. RULES. 1. Subscribers to the funds of 10a 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 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 Seoretaiy, 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 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. 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 (Ifilbs) ... 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 (Ifilbs) 1 o—o 10 12. Irish Jig 2 o—l0 —1 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 ... ... 0 10—0 5 i, RULES. 1. Entrance money, 7J per cent, on 1. amount of first prize. 2. Three to start or no race. 0 3. In all events the decision of the Conv-il: o. L.i be final. 6 4 Entries to be made on the ground. 6 G. HEMINGWAY, • 35fid Hon. Secretary.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 523, 31 December 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 523, 31 December 1881

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