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| EARLY CLOSING. "TTTE the Undersigned agree to close .VV 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 3|195 Q 1 T0 S^A PER DAY t0 be cZjJL di'^fc made by persons of either sex, in their own localities, at work for us. New business. All meet with wonderful success. Any one can do the work. Capital not required. We will start you. Outfit worth £1 mailed free. The employment is particularly adapted to the region in which this publication circulates. Boys and girls earn nearly a much as men. Full particulars and instructions mailed free. Now is the time—don't delay, but write to us at once. Address Stinson and Co., Portland, Maine, United States. CHERTSEY ANNUAL SPOETS AND RACES To be held in the CHERTSEY DOMAIN ON EASTER -|t/f OND AY, ASTER jyJi 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'clock. 1. 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 j soys ; second horse Horses to be handicapped behind scratch, i 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 bona fide property of a resident in the district, and regularlj used as a hack in the district for threo (3) months previous to the race. 2. Nohoraethat has won over 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 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 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. Men's 100 yards Race (Handicap); entrance, 2s 6d ; Ist prize, 16s ; 2nd prize, ss. 2. Schoolbys' Race, 200 yds (Handicap); under 15 years of age ; entrance, free; Ist prize, 10s ; 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. 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 §cl j 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 30s ; 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; Ist prize, 20s; 2nd prize, 10s. ■

K-wles for Athletics. 1. All events to be confined to the same district as for horse races. 2,, N,o second, prize given where" less than three com,pete. Admission to Ground, Is ; Horses and Vehicles, 2s 6d. A DANCE. A Dance will be held in the Schoolroom in the evening—Commencing at 8.30 p.m. Admission — Gentlemen, 3s; Ladiiefree. Refreshments provided. [*i ft, T, LEATHEM, Sec,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2393, 5 April 1890

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