For Sale. S FOR SALE, r o r\r\r\ ACRES Tussock Land, in 1 O ,UL)U L o t ß to suit purchasers. | Very Liberal. Terms, j 74 SAUNDERS EROS. j ■ I FOR SALE, . | J DOUBLE SEATED BUGGY. And a quantity of Livery Stablekeeper’s effects. 76 SAUNDERS BROS. Poulterer, &c. RABBITS! RABBITS ! I P. HARPER, FISHMONGER AND POULTERKU Near the Ashburton Hotel, East Stieet. BEGS to inform the inhabitants t Ashburton that he HAS OPENED in the above line, and trusts, by st~i«* attention to business, and supplying bnl articles of first class quality, hopes W merit a share oi public patronage OYSTER SALOON. Hot Fried Fish and Tea and Coffee al all hours. Amusements. SHBURTON T)AGING /TLUB. RAGING 01 ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19 m and 20TH. FIRST DAY. 1. Handicap Hurui.e Race of 40 sovs; distance 2 miles, over 8 flights of about 3ft. 6in. hurdles; nomination 1 sov., acceptance 2 sovs, 2. County Hurdle Race Handicap oi 25'sovs.; over 6 flights of abcut 3ft. 6 in. hurdles; nomination 1 sov., acceptance 2 sovs. ; l'/z miles. District horses only. 3. Maiden Plate of 20 sovs. ; distance l'X 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; nomination2sovs., acceptance 2 sovs ; 2 miles. 5. Lvdies’ 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.} i'/i miles. 6. Farmers’ Place of 10 sovs.; for horse the bona fide property of owners residin in the County of Ashburton ; no weigh under 12 stone; miles; entrance sov. SECOND DAY. 1. County Steeplechase of 30 sovs.; ove about 2 miles of fair bunting country weight for age; for district horses only entrance 2 sovs. 2. Racing Club Handicap of 40 sov».j added to a sweep of 3 sovs. for acceptors; 1 X miles ; open ; nomination 2 sovs. 3. Tradesmen’s Handicap of 20 sovs.; district horses only; iX miles; nomination 1 sov.; acceptance I sov. 4. Forced Handicap of 15 sovs.; for au winning horses at this meeting; entrance 2 sovs.; 1X miles. 5. Consolation Handicap of 15 sovs.; for beaten horses; nomination 1 sot.; 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'shftUbe 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 strictly adhered to unless otherwise specified No protest will be entertained unleas £2 2s. be deposited, which shall be foifeited should the protest, in the opinion of the stewards, prove frivolous. All entries and nominations to be in the hands of jthe 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, Novemb, t 17th, in “ Lyttelton Times,” the “Press/* and the Ashburton “Herald,” and lot second day’s racing, weights wi.l h< declared at 7 p.m. on evening of November 19 ; acceptances at 9 p.m. samenigl t. \ll entries to be sealed and addressed t*. to the secretary, Ashburton, enclosing entrance fees, name and age Of horse, at t. colors of the rider. . Any jockey riding in any other than h a declared cokrs will be fined one soverei; I. JAMES WILKIE, 402 a Hon. Sec BIBLES, Prayers, and Church Services, • Hytunala for various churches.—H. M, JONES, Stationer, Baring Square,
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