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Sporting.

NAPIER PAEK RACES.

Nai'ikb, June 28 Following are result?, first day : — Moteo Hurdles —Outer 1. Wild Cat 2> Sleepwell 3. Scr—Cosraa. Won easily by a. length. Divs— M 18s and .£1 11s, Stewards—Rose Madder 1, Assayer 2, Lyrst 3. Scr~Benefactor, Faro, Abyclos, Spark. Won all the way by two lengths. Divs— £4 Is and £5. Petank Hack— Hipporofia 1, Pantaloon 2, Shanks 3. All started. Won by a length. Dividends— £2 8s and .£2 9s. Napier, Steeplechase—Nadurtov 1, Eaitere 2. All ttarted. Comfort finished first, but was disqualified for missing a fence. Divs—£3 18s and 193.

Pkbsonal— To-day Mr T. M. Jones was in a precarious condition, and late this afternoon little hopes were entertained of his recovery. The railway carriages wrecked at Chaney's in Saturday's railway accident has been taken up and placed upright, but the guard's van and the engine are still lying in the mud. It is expected*" the heavy engine? will be able to run over the temporary lines to-day. The Entertainment Committee of the Christchurch Exhibition are considering a proposal for an International Brass Band contest in connection with the Exhibition. As previously notified, Messrs Friedlander Bros, Ltd, in conjunction with Mr D. Thomas, will conduct a clearing aale of sheep, hose?, cattle and implements, on account of Mr George Robertson, at hi 3 homestead, Winchmore, on Wednesday, 12th July. A caretaker is wanted for the Asbburton Presbyterian Church.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6607, 28 June 1905

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Sporting. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6607, 28 June 1905

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