For Sale. FOR SALE, r ~ nOO Tussock Land, iu Lots to suit purchasers. Very Liberal Terms. 74 SAUNDERS BROS. FOR SALE, J DOUBLE SEATED BUGGY. And a quantity, of Livery Stablekeeper’s effects. ' 70 SAUNDERS BROS. Poulterer, &c. RABBITS! RABBITS!! P. HARPER, FISHMONGER AND POULTERER Near the Ashburton Hotel, East Street, BEGS to inform the inhabitants • f Ashburton that he HAS OPENED in the above line, and trusts, by atdrt attention to business, and supplying bn! articles of first class quality, hopes W merit a share oi public patronage OYSTER SALOON. Hot Fried Fish and Tea and Coffee at all hours. Amusements. RACING QLUBannual 7 meeting. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH and 20TH. 1. llani) 1 ca p'"?Jilrdle^AaxFe of 40 sovs ; distance 2 miles, over 8 flights of about 3ft. 6in. hurdles; nomination X sov., acceptance 2 soys. 2. County Hurdle Rack Handicap of 25 sovs. ; over 6 flights of about 3ft. 6 in. hurdles; nomination 1 sov., acceptance 2 sovs. ; 1 '/t miles. District horses only. 3. Maiden Plate of 20 sovs. ; distance 1 % miles ; weight for age ; entrance 2 sovs. j district horses only, that have never won an advertised race. 4. Ashburton Cup Handicap of 50 sovs., added to a sweepstake af 5 sovs - f° r acceptors; nomination 2 sovs., acceptance 2 sovs.; 2 miles. 5. Ladies’ 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 file property of owners residing in the County of Ashburton ; no weight under 12 stone; 1 Y wiles; 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. Racing Club Handicap of 40 sovs.; added to a sweep of 3 sovs. for acceptors ; 1 Y miles ; open ; nomination 2 sovs. 3. Tradesmen’s Handicap of 20 sovs.; district horses only; lY miles; nomination 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. 4. Forced Handicap of 15 sovs.; for all winning homes at this meeting ; entrance 2 sovs.; lY miles. 5. Consolation Handicap of 15 sovs.; for beaten horses; nomination I sov.; acceptance I sov. A RULES AND REGULATIONS : Qualification fee, £2 25.; members of the Ashbui-ton Racing Club free. No entry will be received for any of the races except on the condition that all disputes shall 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 in the County of Ashburton previous to Ist September, 1879. Canterbury Jockey Club rules strictlyadhered to unless otherwise specified. No protest will be entertained unle.<a £2 2s. be deposited, which shall be fox - feitod should the protest, iu the opinion of the stewards, prove frivolous. All entries and nominations to be in the hands of the secretary, addressed to the Somerset Hotel, not later than 4 p.m. on October 31st. 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 t< to the secretary, Ashburton, enclosing entrance fees, name and age of horse, and colors of the rider. Any jockey riding in any other than nit declared colors will be fined one sovereign JAMES WILKIE, 402 a Hon. Sec. —-—mu. .11.————■ w ■ 1 ■nun—>!■». SCHOOL Requisites and Artist M «te rials. 11. M. JONES, Statio .er. Baring Square. * W *
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