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Business Notices. Robinson and townsmen®? having entered into PARTNERSHIP, are prepared to give the highest Cash Prices for WHEAT OATS BARLEY GRAST SEED And have for sale—Flour, Sharps, Bran, Chaff, Tea, Sugar, etc., etc. Sacks at lowest rates. Agents for A. MOORE * CO., Christchurch. ROBINSON & TOWNSHEND, 031 Havelock street, Ashburton. "1 MR THOMAS MUTTER BEGS to announce that, having sold his General Store Businets, he has NOW OPENED IN THE SADDLERY LINE. Mr T. M.’s 24 years experience in that . line is a sufficient guarantee that all work entrusted to him will be executed in.a Workmanlike manner. Workmen sent out. Christchurch Prices Guaranteed. MR THOS. MUTTER, Mackay street, t 180 South Rakaia.' Vincent and Dow^ ■pAINTERS, GLAZIERS, & PAPERHANGERS, Moore Street (Near Royal Hotel), :i Beg to intimate to the residents of Ashburton town and disrict that they have commenced Business n the above line. All work entrusted to them will h* promptly done, and satisfaction is guaranteed. Estimates given. n 25 Sporting, Athletics, &c. gOUTH RAKAIA ANNUA Sports, To be held on BOXING DAY, TUESDAY, DEO. 26. 1882.

PfiOOKAMMJI Prizes. Ist 2nd 3rd 1. District Hack Pace, 1 mile,at 11 a m ... sharp 80s 20fl 2. District Trotting Match, 3 miles, at 11.30a.m. ... ...100s 60s ATHLETIC SPORTS. At 12 o’clock. Ist 2nd 3rd 1. lOOYardsßace(Men’s) 20s 10s 2. 250 Yards (Boys) Bace, under 16 ye*rs 10s 5a 2s 6d 3. 1 Mile Race, for M en (handicap, open) 40s 20s 4. Putting the Stone ... 20s 5. Men’s Running High Jump 20s 10s 6. Married Women’s Race, 75yds ... 20s 7. Quarter-mile Hurdle . Race, men (open, handicap) ... ... 40s 20s 8. Throwing the Ham- . mer... ... ... 20a ■ 9. Wrestling Match ... 10s 10. Vaulting with P01e... 20s 10s 11. Quoit Match ... 40s 20s 12. Single Women's Race, 100yds ... 20s 10s 13. Men’s Running Long Jump 20s 14. Quarter - mile, for boys under 16 years 10s 7s 6d 6s 16. Quarter-mile Race, for men 40s 20s 16. 100 Yards Race, for men 50 years and upwards; handicap of 1 yard for every year over 50 ... 20s 10s 17. 100 Yards, for boys under 12 years ... 10s 7s6d 5s 18. Sack Race 10s Be 19. Three - legged Race, 150yds 10s 6s A number of Prizes will be competed for by children during the day. Events 3 and 7 open to all comers; all others confined to residents in the South Rakaia Road Board district. All protests, with a deposit of ss, must be lodged with the Secretary, to be ■ for* feited if protest not sustained. All protes s to be decided by the Work* ing Committee. Three entries or no com* petition. Entrance lees For Horse Races, 10a; Old Men’s and boys under 16 years, la; Boys under 12 and Women’s Races, free. All other events, 2s 6cL ARTHUR COX, Hon. Secretary. Rakaia, Dec. 18th, 1882. INSLOW ANNUAL Races.

mo ada 7, utJan., 1883. President —E. G. Wriaht, Esq., M.H.R.; Vice President, J. Carter, Esq.; Judge of Horses—M. Stitt, Esq,; Starter for Horse Paces, W. Simpson, Esq.; Clerk of Course, H. Fowler, Etq. ; Clerk of Scales, H. Chichester, Esq.; Committee —Messrs S. James, T. Worner, G. Law* son, T. Gourley, E. Sanson, E. Alber, w. Harris, D. Jackson ; Secretary—T. Williams. 1. 'Handicap Hurdle Race, of 12 both; distance, 14 miles ; nomination, 10s; acceptance, 10s. 2. Winslow Cop (Handicap), of 20 boys ; second hor-e to save his stakes ; nomination, £1 ; acceptance, £l. 3. Trottixo Race (Handicap), of 5 sova; 2 miles ; nomination, 5s ; acceptance. 6s. 4. Maiden Plate, of 5 sovs; one mile weight-for-age ; entrance, 10e. 5. Consolation Race, of 6 sovs; one mile ; nomination, sa; acceptance, RULES. No one will be allowed to enter a hors* unless a subscriber of hslf-a-guinea to the fond, or when the prizj is £2O or over, one guinea. All horses to have been owned in the County three months prior to the Races. Three horses to start or ho race. No protest will be entertained unless £1 bo deposited with the Secretary,' which will be forfeited should the same, in the opinion of tha Committee, prove frivolous, No one allowed to train a, horse on the course one week before the races, under penalty of being disqualified. T. WILLIAMS, d2l Secretary,

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 8, Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 824, 21 December 1882

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