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For Sale. FOR SALE, ACRES Tussock Land, in ' 3,000 Lots to suit purchasers. Very Liberal Terms. 74 SAUNDERS BROS. S’run SHEER E have a number of Wilson's Celebrated Merino RAMS for Sale. 177 SAUNDERS BROS. Poulterer, &c. RABBITS! RABBITS!! P . HARPER, FISHMONGER AND FOUL,TERM; Near the Ashbuitou Hotel, Fast Street. BEGS to inform the inhabitants I Ashburton that he HAS OPENED in the above Hue, and trusts, by attention to business, and supplying h«d articles of tirst class quality, hope* * merit a share of public patronage OVS TER SALOON. Hot Fried Fish and Tea and Coffee at all hours. Amusements. RACING QLUB. ANNUM. MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER lOTU AND 20TII, FIRST DAY. 1. .Handicap Hurdle Race of 40 sovs; distance 2 miles, over 8 flights of about 3ft. 6in hurdles ; nomination I sov., acceptance 2 sovs. 2. County Hurdle Race Handicap of 25 sovs. ; over 6 flights of abcut 3ft. 6 in. hurdles; nomination I sov., acceptance 2 sovs. ; 1 ]/z miles. District horses only. 3. Maiden Plate of 20 sovs. ; distance I % 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 so vs. Tor acceptors; nomination 2 sovs., acceptance 2 sovs ; 2 miles. 5. LiDlKs’ 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.; 112 wiles. 6. Farmers’ Plate of 10 sovs.; for horse the bon a Jide property of owners "'-•kliu in the County of Ashburton ; no ..eigh under 12 stone; IJ3 miles; entrance sov. SECOND DAY. 1. County Steeplechase of 30 sovs.; ovc about 2 miles of fair hunting country weight for age; for district horses only entrance 2 sovs. 2. Racinc; Club Handicap of 40 soVs., added to a sweep of 3 soys, for acceptors ; 1% miles; open; nominatioii isovs. ' 3. Tradesmen’s Handicap of 20 sovs.; district horses only; miles; nomination 1 sov.; acceptance I sov. 4. Forced Handicap of 15 sovs.; for tu. 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 he received for any of the races except on the condition that all disputes shall be decided by the stewards, whoso decision in all cases shall be final. County horses shall bo held to uie.m 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 specifud No protest will be entertained unitvs £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 th« 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 “•PreM,” and the Ashburton “Herald,” and for second day’s racing, weights will bt declared at 7 p.m. on evening of No vein her 19 ; acceptances at 9 p. in. same night. 411 entries to be sealed and addressed tt to the secretary, Ashburton, onoloemf entrance fees, mime and age of horse, aw colors of the rider. Any jockey riding in any other than hit declared colors will be fined one sovereigi 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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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 21, 13 November 1879

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