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TO LET, j T AND FOR CROPPING. I j Apply, 4*5 ' MAX FRIEDLANDER. \ I ■' in i ' C- j 1 NOTICE. i i S rpHE Offices and Grain Stores of the ± Undersigned will be CLOSED for Easter Holidays from Thursday, evening, April 3rd, till Tuesday morning, April Bth. FRIEDLANDER BROS. GEO. JAMESON. DAVID THOMAS. I JOHN G. RESTELL 6 Agent M.F. &A. Co., Limited, h 3 195 ] ASHBURTON COAL & FIREWOOD DEPOT. EQ "DIAN, ' . D. -O EA N, COAL & FIREWOOD MERCHANT. OATS BEAN CHAFF ETC., ETC.

EARLY CLOSING. WE tine 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 after 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 CHEUTSEY ANNUAL SPORTS AM) KACES To be held-in the CHERTSEY DOMAIN ON ' EASTER Tl IT OND AY, ASTER IVJL OND AY, April 7th, 1890. President :Mr Peter Doig. Vice-pre-sident : Mr Robt. Mulligan. Treasurer : Mr T. Childs. Judge : Mr T. Ward. Secbetary : Mr R- T. Leathern. Starter ; Mr W. Thomas. PBOGEAMME. HORSE RACES. To commence at 12.30 o'clockg L. Hurdle Race of soys : 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. RULES. 1. All horses must be the hona fide property of a, resident in the district, and regularly used as a hack in the district for three (3) months previous to the race. 2. that has won over ten pounds (£10) of public money allowed to compete; my horse tint has won ten pounds (£10) Df 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 be 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 an]r 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. Men's 10!) yards Race (Handicap); entrance, 2s 6d ; Ist prize, 15s ; 2nd prize, ss. 2. Schoolbys' Race, 200 yds (Handicap) ; under 15 years of age ; entrance, free: Ist prize, 10s ; 2nd iwizc, Ds ; 3rd do, 2s 6d. 3. Vaulting With the Pole ; entrance, 2s Gd : Ist; prize, 20s ; 2nd prize, 10s. 4. Men's 440 yds Race (Handicap); entrance, 2s (Id; Ist prize, 22s Cd; .second, prize, 10s. 5. Single Women's Race, 150 yds; entrance, free ; Ist prize, 10s ; second, Ds. G. Men's 440 yds Hurdle Race (Handicap); over four flights of hurdles, 3ft Gin high; entrance, J?s Cd; Ist. prize, 30s; 2nd prize, 15s. 7. Sack Race, entrance, Is; Ist prize, 10s ; 2nd p.:-izc, ss. 8. Men's Or>e Mile Race (Handicap) ; entrance, 2s 6d ; Ist prize, 40s; 2nd prize, 20s. 9. Running High Jump ; entrance, 2s Gd; Ist prize, 20s ; 2nd. 10s. 10. One Mile Walking Raco; entrance, 2s Gd;, prize 30s; 2nd, lus. 11. Tug of AVar; entrance, Is ; prize, 20s. 12. Old Men's Race, 200 yds ; all competitors to be over 50 years of ago ; entrance, 2s (id ; Ist prize, 20s; 2nd 2>rize, 10s. l^nles lor Allileticts. 1, All events to be confined to the same district as for horse races. 2. No .second prize given where lees than three compete. Admission to Ground, Is ; Horses and Vehicles, 2s (id. A DANCE. A Dance w;ll be held in the Schoolroom in the—Commencing nfc 8.30 p.m. Admission — Gentlemen, os ; Ladies free, Refreshments provided. *j tf i T, UjATßEtfi Sec.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2391, 2 April 1890

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2391, 2 April 1890