For Sale. FOR SALE, T ? rvrirt ACRES Tussock Land, in A 0 >OUU Lots to suit purchaserr. Very Liberal Terms. 74 SAUNDERS BROS. STITH SHF,!P. \\ \7 E have a number of Wilson’s Cele- ( brared Merino RAMS for Side, ! SAUNDERS BROS. Poulterer, &c. RABBITS! RABBITS!! P. HARPER, ; FISHMONGER AND I'OULTERI.»; Nesr the Ashburton Hotel, East Stieet, I>EGS to iiifortn tlie inhabitants f ) Ashburton that he HAS OPENED I in the above line, and trusts, by stnn I attention to business, and supplying V«‘ articles of first chuss ((uality, hope* t merit a share ot public patronage OYSTER SALOON. Hot Fried Fish and Tea and Coffee at all hours. Amusements. fes’ss \-rJi »“ RACING £JLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19m and 20TH. | FIRST DAY. I 1. Handicap Hurdle Race of 40 sovs; j distance 2 miles, over S flights of about 3ft. 6tn. hurdles; nomination 1 sov., I acceptance 2 sovs, 2. County Hurdi.e Race Handicap of 25 sovs. ; over 6 flights of about 3ft. 6 in. hurdles; nomination I sov., acceptance 2 sovs. ; IYi miles. District horses only. 3. Maiden Plate of 20 sovs. ; distance 1% 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. fur 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.; 1)4 miles. . 6. Farmers’ Plate of 10 sovs.; for horse the bona fide property of owners red din in die Comity of Ashburton ; no weigh under 12 stone; 1)4. 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., added- to a sweep of 3 sovs. for acceptors ; 1 Y miles ; open ; nomination 2 sovs, 3. Tradesmen’s Handicap of 20 sevs.; district horses only; 1% miles; nomination 1 sov.; acceptance I sov. 4. Forced Handicap of 15 sovs.; for au winning horses at this meeting; entrance 2. sovs.; 1 % miles. 5. Consolation Handicap of 15 sovs.; for beaten horses; nomination I 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 in all cases shall be final. County horses shall be held to mean horses the bona tide property of owners residing in the County of Ashburton pro vioua to Ist September, 1879. Canterbury Jockey Club rules strictly adhered to unless otherwise specified No protest will be entertained unltsH £2 2s. be deposited, which shall be forfeited 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. o* October 31st, Weights to appear for fiifet 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 declared at 7 p.m. on evening of Novem her 19 ; acceptances at 9 p.m. same night Ml entries to be sealed and addressed t« to the secretary, Ashburton, enclosing entrance fees, name and age of horse, am colors of the rider. Any jockey riding in any other than bD declared colors will be fined one suvereigi JAMES WILKIE, 402 a Hon. Sec BIBLES, Prayers, and Church Services, Hymnals for various churches.—H M. JONES, Stationer, Baring Square
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