For Sale. FOR SALK, T "* 000 ACRES Tussock Land, in *O > OOD • L o t s t o suit purchasers. Very Liberal Terms. 74 SAUNDERS BROV 1 FOR SALK, DOUBLE SEATED - BUGGY. And a quantity of Livery Stablekeeper’s eifects. 7« SAUNDERS BROS. Poulterer, &c. RABBITS: RABBITSM P . HARPER, FISHMONGER AND POULTERJ.C, -Near the Ashbuiton Hotel, East .Street. BEGS to inform the inhabitants I Ashburton that he HAS OPEN ED hi the above line, and trusts, by stni i attention to business, and supplying but articles of first class quality, hope* U merit a share oi public patronage OYSTER SALOON. Hot Fried Fish and Tea and Coffee at all hours. Amusements. AGING QLUP, ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER iqth and 20TH. FIRST DAY. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race of 40 sovs; distance 2 miles, over 8 flights of alrout 3ft. 6in hurdles; nomination 1 sov., acceptance 2 sovs. 2. County Hurdle Race Handicap of 25 sovs. ; over 6 flights of about 3ft. 6 in. hurdles; nomination 1 sov., acceptance 2 sovs. ; 1%. miles. District horses only. 3. Maiden Plate of 20 sovs.; distance \% miles; weight for age ; entrance 2 sovs. ; district horses only, that have never won an advertised race. 4. Ashburton Cup Handicap of 50 sovs., added to a sweepstake of 5 sovs. for acceptors; nomination 2 sovs., acceptance 2 sovs ; 2 miles. 5. Indies’ 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 horse the bona fide property of owners residin in the County of Ashburton ; no weigh under 12 stone; 1 '/ z miles ; entrance sov. SECOND DAY. 1. County Steeplechase of 30 sovs.; ove about 2 miles of fair hunting country weight for age; for district horses only entrance 2 sovs. 2. Racing Club Handicap of 40 sovs.j added to a sweep of 3 sovs. for acceptors; l}£ miles ; open ; nomination 2 sovs. 3. Tradesmen’s Handicap of 20 sovs.; district horses only; 1% miles; nomination 1 sov.; acceptance I sov. 4. Forced Handicap of 15 sovs.; for ah winning horses at this meeting ; entrance 2 sovs.; 1 % miles. 5. Consolation Handicap of 15 sovs.; for beaten horses; nomination 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. RULES AND REGULATIONS : Qualification fee, £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 shall be decided by the stewards, whose decision iii 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 strictly adhered to unless otherwise specified. No protest will be entertained unlcvs £2 2s. be deposited, which shall be foi • fcited should the protest, in 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 “Frees,” and the Ashburton “Herald,” and for second day’s racing, weights will b« declared at 7.p.m. on evening of Novem ber 19 ; acceptances at 9 p.m. same night. 411 entries to be sealed and addressed tt to the secretary, Ashburton, enclosing entrance fees,- name and age of horse, an«. colors of the rider. Any jockey riding in any other than hi i declared colois will be fined one sovereigi. JAMES WILKIE, 402 a Hon. fcec BIBLES, Prayers, and Church Services, Hymnals for various churches. H. M. JONES, Stationer, Baring Square,
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