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Business Notices OW IS YOUR TIME FOR BARGAINS. GOOD AND CHEAP DRAPERY, CLOTHING, BOOTS &C., &C. OUR BOOT STOCK IS IMMENSE. OUR PRICES NEED NO COMMENT As they will please all. Hayes & Co., BULLOCK’S ARCADE. Burnett street. N.B.—Christmas PRESENTS will be ! GIVEN to all purchasers of 10s and upwards till the 10th January. AN EARLY CALL WILL OBLIGE. Don’t Mistake the Address, jm' BULLOCK’S ARCADE n 4 TO FARMERS. MESSRS REID & GRAY, Ashburton, having secured the services of a thoroughly experienced Mechanic, are now prepared to Repair Reapers and Binders of all makers, also. Combines, Engines, and all sorts of Machinery. Being the only Firm in Ashburton who have got Machinery adapted for this purpose, ■ with Steam Power, all necessary repairs can be done on the Premises, and at the lowest possible price. We have in Stock Binder Wire and Twine of a drst-clasa quality ; also, best Machine Oils. REID A GRAY, 019 Cameron street.

SHBURTON BREWERY. A. Moore & Sons, BREWERS, MALSTERERS, AND BOTTLERS, Cameron street, Ashburton. 624 Sporting, Athletics, &c. ANNUAL Races. MONDA7, Ist JAN., 1883. President—E. G. Wright, Esq., M.H.R.; Vice President, J. Carter, Esq.; Judge of Horses— M. Stitt, Esq,; Starter for Horse Races, W. Simpson, Esq.; Clerk of Course, H. Fowler, Esq. ; 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 sops j distance, 1£ miles ; nomination, 10s; acceptance, 10s. 2. Winslow Cup (Handicap), of 20 sots j second horse to save his stakes ; nomination, £1; acceptance, £l. 3. Trottino Race (Handicap), of 5 sots; 2 miles; nomination, 5s ; acceptance, ss. 4. Maiden Plate, of 5 sovs; one mile], weight-for-age ; entrance, 10s. 5. Consolation Race, of 5 sovs; one mile ; nomination, ss; acceptance, No one will be allowed to enter a horse unless a subscriber of half-a-guinea to the fond, or when the prize 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 no race. 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. No one allowed to train a horse on the course one week before the races, under penalty of being disqualified. RULES. n2l T, WILLIAMS, Secretary.

JANUARY Ist, 1883. PROGRAMME. House Events : I. —Hurdle Race, eight flights of hardies; weight, list. £lO. Open. 1 j miles. 2—Elat Race. Weight, 10at, £B. Open miles. 3 —Tkoitino lUce. Weight, list. £7 10s. Open. 2 miles. Post entries, and open to all comers. Athletic Events ; Ist 2nd Prize. Prize. £ s. d. s, d 1. Handicap Hurdle Race, £ mile ... 1 0 0 10 0 2. —Men’s Handicap Race, 1-mile ... 1 10 0 10 0 3. Quoits, distance 21 yds 0 10 0 5 0 4. Men’s Handicap Race, £-mile ... 1 0 010 0 5. —Men’s Pace, 100 yds 0 10 0 5 0 G.—Married Men’s Race 200 yds 1 0 0 10 0 7. —Men’s Islanding High Jump ... 0 10 0 5 0 8. —Vaulting with Pole 1 0 010 0 9. Throwing Hammer 010 0 5 0 10.—Boys’ Race (under 15 years) 0 7 6 2 6 11. —Running Long Jump 0 15 0 7 6 12. —Hop, Step, and Jump 13. —Sing'e Girls’ Race 100 yds 0 10 0 5 0 14—Married Women’s Race, 100 yds ... 015 0 7 < 6 1 15. —Sack Race, 100 yds 0 10 0 5 0 16. —Old Men’s Race, 200 yds 1 0 0 10 0 17. —Boys’ Race (under 10 years) 0 7 6 6 0 18. —Wakanui Invention (50 yds forwards, 50 yds on hands and feet, 50 yards backwards) 0 15 0 7 619. Running High Jump 015 0 7 6 NOTE—Decision of Judges final in all things. J. THOMAS, Hon. Bm,

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7, Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 828, 28 December 1882

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