Public Notices. THE EDUCATION BOARD OF THE DISTRICT OF NORTH CANTERBURY. SCHOLARSHIPS. dVTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that J 3 the Lists of Candidates for the Scholarship Examination in June will be closed on May 10th. J. V. OOLBORNE YEEL, Secretary. Christchurch, May 3rd, 1880. 822 c DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP. "ATOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the PARTNERSHIP hitherto existing between Messrs. Cosgrave and Murray, trading together as Blacksmiths, Mount Somers, is hereby DISSOLVED by mutual consent. Dated this 4th day of May, 1880. EDWARD COSGRAVE. 8100 JOHN MURRAY. NOTICE. ACCOUNTS BE WESTERFIELD. HAVING disposed of the Westerfield Estate, ALL CLAIMS against the Estate must be sent in by the 31st day of MAY, for settlement, otherwise they will not bo recognised. Addressed to J. Davison, Westerfield. F. 0 REED. May 4th, 1880. 416c«525n NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP. PUBLIC NOIICE is hereby given that the partnership hitherto existing between Messrs. Jones and La wry, trading together under the style of J ones and Co., Butchers, Bakers, and Storekeepers, Scafield, is hereby DISSOLVED as from the Ist day of May, instant, by mutual consent. The business will be conducted in future by Mr. Waltbh Lawry and Mr. W ixiiTAM Lawii v, under the style of Lawry and Son. It is requested that all accounts for payment bo forwarded to Messrs. J. E. Buchanan and Co., who are authorised to collect all the debts, now due to the late firm. Dated at Ashburton, this Ist day of May, 1880. (Signed) THOMAS MYNETT JONES, WALTER LAWRY. Witness— EDWIN MOSSMAN, 814 g Commission Agent, Ashburton. HORSE BREAKING. rinHE undersigned is now prepared to JL Undertake the BREAKING of HORSES to double and single harness, also to saddle. Mr. Willcocks has had a very considerable experience in Australia, and his success there as a Trainer is sufficient guarantee as to his ability. All orders to bo left at the Coach Office, Commercial Hotel, Ashburton, or the Wheatsheaf Hotel, Wheatstone. 403c-8160 GEO. WILLCOCKS. NOTICE TO HORSE BREEDERS IN THE ASHBURTON AND SURROUNDING DISTRICTS. WE, the undersigned, Trustees |in the Estate of W. Bennison, of Ashburton, hereby certify that the said estate has NO CLAIM on the different fees due from the service of the ENTIRE HORSE “ Sir Julius Vogel,” the property of W. Holley, which travelled the Ashburton and surrounding districts the season of 1878. B. EDE. JOSEPH CLARK. In reference to the above, I, the undersigned, beg to state that after having waited until after harvest, at the request of different persons who have not paid for the service of the abovementioned horse, I must now ask for payment of all moneys due respecting the same. Payment to be made to W. Holley, Tuam Street East, Christchurch, or legal proceedings will be taken to recover the same without further notice. Ist May, 1880. 410c-818g
Ashburton steeplechase MEETING. SATURDAY, MAY 29m, 1880. List op Officers President : E. G. Wright, Esq., M.H.R. Vice-President : W. C. Walker, Esq, Judge : Mr. M. Stitt. Starter : Mr. John Carter. Clerk of the Course : Mr. E. Saunders. Clerk of the Scales : Mr. E. F. Wright, Hon. Secretary : Mr. J. Wilkie. Hon. Treasurer ; Mr. C. C. Fooks. ‘Handicapper : Mr. H. P. Lance. FIRST RACE TO START AT 12.30 P.M. J. Ashburton Handicap Steeplechase, of 40 govs., added to a sweepstakes of 2 sovs. each for acceptors ; over about 3 miles of fair hunting country; nomination 2 sovs. 2. District Handicap of 20 sovs., added to a sweep of 2 sovs. for acceptors ; 2 miles ; nomination 1 sov., for district horses only. 3. The Wakanui Stakes;, qf 20 sovs.; weight for age ; open to all horses ; 2 miles ; entrance 1 sov. 4. Farmers’ Steepecha.se, of 15 sovs.; about 11 miles ; weight for age ; entrance 1 sov.; for district'horses only. 5. Hack Steeplechase, of 5 sovs. ; 1 mile ; catch weights ; entrance 1 spy. ; for district horsaa only. 1 Rules and Regulations : The N.Z. Grand National Rules strictly adhered to, except where specified. A district horse shall mean, a hqrse comiupply resident in the County since March Ist, 1880, and the bona fide property of the owner; and “owner” shall mean a person or persons commonly resi • dent in the County of Ashburton not less than sis months previous to this meeting. The decision of the Stewards on all disputed points shall be final, Nq protest will he received unless 2 sovs. he deposited, which shall bo forfeited if the protest be considered frivolous. Nominations for the Handicaps to ho gent to the Secretary at QfiiU’s Hotel not later than S) p,»V on Thursday, May 2Qth. Weights, will be decisved Oh Tuesday, May 25,1 li. Acceptances on night of general entry, Wednesday, May 26th, at 8 p.m. All entries to state age, color, and name of the horse, and the colors of the rider. JAMBS WlX^lli Stewards : Mr. Hay T. Smith Mr. John Carter Mr. J. Hunt Mr. L. F- Corsbje Mr, R. Friedlander Mr. Neil M'Leau Mr. E. Saunders Mr. A. McLean Mr. E. S. Coster Dr. Ross 791 a Hon. Sec. Ashburton Steeplechases.
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