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POSTPONEMENT. 1 | O^HE CONCERT in aid of the Catholic ] 1 ' Boys School previously advertised for Easter Monday will be POSTPONED , for a few Aveeks, till a date to be an- | nounced. 4*9 1 ashburton county council. caster"holidays. NOTICE is hereby given that the Council's Offices will be CLOSED from Thursday the 3rd instant, at 4 p.m. , to Tuesday Bfch instant at 10 a.m. By order, F. MAINWARING Clerk. Ashburton, April Ist 1890. 4+lo ( TO LET, T AND FO~OROPPING. J_J '- Apply, 4*5. MAX FRIEDLANDER. _ NOTICE. rnHE Offices and Grain Stores of the J_. Undersigned will be CLOSED for Easter Holidays from Thursday evening, i April 3rd, till Tuesday morning, April Bth. FRIEDLANDER BROS, j GEO. JAMESON. DAVID THOMAS. JOHN G. RESTELL - Agent M.F. &A. Co., Limited. b 3 195 EARLY CLOSING. WE the Undersigned agree to close our respective places of business at SIX o'clock on every day, except Saturdays, on which the hour will be 9.30 p.m. This agreement to take effect on and aft* TUESDAY, Bth April; H. C. Segers D. McFarlane Andrew Orr } Robt McCallum Robert Alcorn ■ D. Williamson W..W. Spencer John. Orr and Co and Co New Zealand ClothMitchell and Turner ing Factory J. Moison H. M. Jones W. H. Collier Henry Zander L. F. Andrewes (Saturday 9 p.m.) and Co. Stephens Bros S. W. Alcorn Hugh M. Carson „Wm Sparrow 3J195 CHERTSEY .' ' ANNUAL SPORTS AND EACES To be held in the CHERTSEY DOMAIN ON EASTER lt/T OND AY, ASTER' IV± O N D A V, April 7th, 1890. President : Mr Peter Doig. Vice-Pre-sidknt : Mr Robt. Mulligan. Treasurer : Mr T. Childs. Judge : Mr T. Ward. Secbetary : Mr R- T. Leathern. Starter : Mr W. Thomas. PEOGBAMME. HORSE RACES. To commence at 12.30 o'clock. 1. Hurdle Race of ■ ■ ■ soya : second horse Over six flights of hurdles, 3ft 3in high] weight, list. About two miles. , 2. Handicap Distance Saddle Trot of soys ; second horse Horses to be handicapped behind scratch, and to trot to the satisfaction of the Committee; weight, list. About three miles. 3. Chertsey Cup of soys ; second horse Weight, . lOst. About two miles. , 4. Hurry Scurry. A sweepstake of 10s ; each horse with 1 soy added. Catch weights. Post entry. About 1 mile. 5. One Mile Open Flat Race of—■■- ■ soys ; second horse- soys to be handicapped by Mr. A. J. Kelly. K,XJIL.ES. 1. All horses must be the hotva fide property of a resident in the t district, and regularly used as a hack in the'district, for three (3) months previous to the race. 2. No horse that haswonover tenpounds (£10) of public money allowed to compete; any horse tint has won ten pounds (£10) of public money to carry (141b) fourteen pounds penalty, trot excepted, 3. No second prize will be given where less than three (3) compete.. 4. All protests must bY lodged with Secretary in writing within a quarter of an hour after the race, together with.the sum of £1 which shall be forfeited should thg Committee consider the protest frivolous, 5. The Committee reserve to themselves the right in any horse event where any fraud is suspected to impound the prize money in any such race and cast upon the owner of such horse the onus of proving' the reverse. 6. All events to be confined to the district, as bounded by the sea on one side, the Rakaia river on the other, ten miles (10) north of the main railway line on the other, and from Lauriston to the sea via Dromore railway statiou. 7. Nominations with fees, addressed Secretary, Chertsey Library, to be lodged with the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Thursday, , April 3rd, 1890. Fees to subscribers of half a sovereign to the fund before nominations 10s, under half a sovereign 20s, acceptance free. 8. The decision of the Committee in all matters to be final. No entries received except on these conditions. ATHLETIC SPORTS. To Commence at 10.30 a.m. .„, .1 1. Men's 100 yards Race (Handicap); entrance, 2s 6d ; Ist prize, 15s j 2nd prize, ss. 2. Schoolbys' Race, 200 yds (Handicap); under 15 years of age ; entrance, free; Ist prize, 10s j 2nd prize, 5s ; 3rd do, 2s 6d. 3. Vaulting With the Pole ; entrance, 2s 6d : Ist prize, 20s ; 2nd prize, 10s. 4. Men's 440 yds Race' (Handicap) ; entrance, 2s 6d; Ist prize, 22s 6d; second, prize, 10s. i 5. Single Women's Race, 150 yds; entrance, free ; Ist prize, 10s ; second, ss. 6. Men's 440 yds Hurdle Race (Handicap); over four flights of hurdles, 3ft 6in high; entrance, 2s 6d; Ist prize, 30s; 2nd prize, 15s. 7. Sack Race, entrance, Is; Ist prize, 10s ; 2nd prize, ss. 8. Men's One Mile Race (Handicap); entrance, 2s 6d; Ist prize, 40s: 2nd prize, 20s. 9; Running High Jump; entrance, 2s 6d; Ist prize, 20s ; 2nd. 10s. 10. One Mile Walking Race; entrance, 2s 6d; Ist prize 305,; 2nd, ,15s. 11. Tug of War; entrance, Is ; prize, 20s. 12. Old Men's Race, 200 yds ; all competitors to be over 50 years of age; entrance, 2s 6d j Ist prize, 20s j 2nd prize, 10s. Rules' for Athletics. 1. All be confined to the same district as for horse races. 2. No second prize given where less than three compete. Admission to Ground, Is ; Horses and" Vehicles, 2s 6d. : A Dance will be held in the Schoolroom in the evening—Commencing at 8.30 p.m. Admission —• Gentlemen, 3s ; * Ladies free. Refreshments provided. *i 11 R. 3\ -masm ft* ,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2390, 1 April 1890

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2390, 1 April 1890