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For Sale. FOR SALE, l o ACRES Tussock Laud, iu j* J ,'MIkJ Lots to suit purchasers. [ Yury Liberal Terms. ! SAUNDERS BROS. FOR SALE, 2,000 BUSHELS Rye-Grass SEED. 1 ,000 t ]o. Red Clover do. I ,000 do. Cow Grass do. 30 TONS POTATOES. SAUNDERS BROS. FOR SALE, SINGLE SEATED BUGGY. | DOUBLE do. do. And a quantity of Livery Stablekeeper’s effects. SAUNDERS BROS. jaeaßMatwng-ir —asa———l t Amusements. J)ACING QLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19x11 and 20TH. FIRST DAY. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race of 40 sovs; distance 2 miles, over 8 flights of about 3ft. 6in hurdles ; nomination J sov., acceptance 2 Sovs. 2. Coon tv Hurdle Race Handicap of 25 sovs. ; over 6 flights of abcut 3ft. 6 in, hurdles; nomination I sov., acceptance 2 sovs. ; r '/ 2 miles. District horses only. 3. Maiden Plate of 20 sovs. ; distance IJ4 miles ; weight for age ; entrance 2 sovs. ; district horses only, I hat. have never won an advertised race. 4. Asiiiujrton Cup Handicap of 50 sovs., added to a sweepstake of 5 sovs. for acceplois; nomination 2 sovs., acceptance 2 sovs.; 2 miles. 5. I.sdies’ Purse of 25 sovs.; district horses only ; welter weights for age ; gentlemen riders, who must be members of the Ashburton Racing Club ; entrance 2 sovs.; miles. 6. Farmers’ Plate of 10 sovs.; for horses the bona Jlde property of owneis residing in the County of Ashburton ; no weight under 12 stone; ij4 miles; entrance I sov. SECOND DAY. 1. County Steeplechase of 30 sovs.; over about 2 miles of fair hunting country ; weight for age ; for district, horses only entrance 2 sovs. 2. Racinc Ci.’Jii Handicap of 40 sovs.; added to a sweep of 3 sovs. for acceplois; ij4 miles; open; nomination 2 sovs. 3. Tradesmen’s Handicap of 20 sovs.; district horses only; miles; nomination 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. 4. Forced Handicap of 15 sovs.; for all winning horses at this meeting ; entrance 2 sovs.; i ){ miles. 5. Consolation Handicap of 15 sovs.; for beaten horses; nomination I sov.; acceptance X sov. RULES AND REGULATIONS : Qualification foe, £2 25.; members of the Ashburton Racing Club free. No entry will be received for any of the races except on the condition that all disputes shad be decided by the stewards, whose decision in all cases shall be final. County horses shall be held to mean horses the bona fide property of owners residing iu the County of Ashburton previous to Ist September, 1879. Canterbury Jockey Club rules strictly adhered to unless otherwise specified. No protest will be entertained unless £2 2s. be deposited, which shall l>e forfeited should the protest, iu the opinion of the stewards, prove frivolous. All entries and nominations to be iu the hands of the secretary, addressed to the Somerset Hotel, not later than 4 p.m. on October 3ist. Weights to appear for first day’s handicaps on Friday. November 14th ; acceptances on Monday, November 17th, in “ Lyttelton Times,” the “Press,” and the Ashburton “Herald,” and for second day's racing, weights will be declared at 7 p.m. on evening of November 19 ; acceptances at 9 p.m. same night. \ll entries to be sealed and addressed to to the secretary, Ashburton, enclosing entrance fees, name and age of horse, and colors of the rider. Any jockey riding in any other than hia declared colors will be fined one sovereign. JAMES WILKIE, 402 a Hon. Sea Public Notices SCHOOL Requisites and Artist Materials. H. M. JONES, Stationer, Baring Square. 473> CRICKETING Materials —Bata, Balliq Stumps, Knee Pads, &c., at H. M. JONES’, Statjonei, baling Equate,

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 2, 30 September 1879

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