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Wanted. WANTED KNOWN—That C. Hawkins, the Tinwald Bootmaker, has REMOVED to premises Opposite the Tinwald Post Office, where he is still open to Sell first-class Bools and Shoes at his usual Cheap Bates. All kinds of Boots Made and Repaired. 805a—417c WANTED— Smart ERRAND BOY.— Apply Heraldicffice. 425c-837« 11TANTED—A BLACKSMITH, must W be a good Sheer. Apply immediately to ROBERT PATTON. 425-cß3oa Mount Somers. Tenders. TENDERS. mo BE LET BY TENDER, the FEEDj- ING off 50 ACRES of SPLENDID TURNIPS, situated on Mr. William Liddle’s farm, Hinds, the Turnips to be fed off' by the Ist JULY next. H. MOFFAT, Wakanui Mills, 304c-721g Ashburton. ASHBURTON BOROUGH COUNCIL. f jnENDERS are invited for the supply 1 of 1000 yards of SHINGLE, to be delivered in East and Tancred streets. Specifications may be seen at the Borough Council Offices, and the tenders, enclosing a guarantee deposit of five pounds (£5) to be delivered at the Town Clerk’s office, on or before noon of TUESDAY, May 11th. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted, FOOKS & SON, 8290 ' Borough Engineers. V. R. PRINTING ELECTORAL ROLLS. TENDERS will be received at my office until noon on SATURDAY, the fifteenth of May, 1880, for Printing the Electoral Roll for the District of Coleridge. They must be addressed to the Registrar of Electors for the District of Coleridge, and marked outside “ Tender for Printing Electoral Roll.” Conditions. 1. The number of copies to be printed is two hundred and fifty. 2. The paper, type, and size of pages to be according to the sample to be seen .at my office. 3. The tender to state the rate per page, which must cover all expenses of composition, press work, paper, folding and stitching, and alterations and corrections in proofs. Blank pages not to be charged for. 4. Proofs and revises to be furnished in duplicate to the Registrar of Electors, who will return the same to the printer within two days after being received. 5. Should the printing of the Roll not be completed before the last day of May, 1880, the contractor shall forfeit the sum of ten shillings for every day beyond that date during which the work shall remain unfinished. (5. Security to be approved by the Registrar of Electors, to be given for the due performance of the contract. 7. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. C. PERCY COX, Registrar of Electors for the District of 8130 Coleridge. Public Notices. Y. M?R. LAND DISTRICT OC CANTERBURY. THE LAND BOARD give notice that those portions of the OLD RAIL WAY EESE RYES, situate between the Rangitata and Orari rivers, which were submitted to auction on the 23rd ultimo, and wei’e not sold, and will be OPEN FOR APPLICATION on and after the Ist of June next, in lotsas shown on the sale plan, and at the auction upset price. Plan may be seen at the Sur.ey Offices, Christchurch aud Timaru, and at the South Rangitata, Orari, Winchester, and Temuka stations. JOHN MARSHMAN, Commissioner of Crown Lands. Land Office, Christchurch, 30th April, 1880. 8330

A SHBURTON STEEPLECHASE MEETING. SATURDAY, MAY 29xh, 1880. List op Officers : President : E. G. Wright, Esq., M.H.E. Vice President : W. C. Walker, Esq. Stewards : Mr. Hay T. Smith Mr. John Carter Mr. L,. E. Corsbie Mr. R. Fricdlander Mr. Neil M'Leau 1 Mr. J. Hunt Mr. E. Saunders Mr. A. McLean Mr. E. S. Coster Dr. Ross 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. Han dicapper : Mr. 11. P. Lance. pi eat race to start at 12.30 p. si. 1. Ashburton Handicap Steeplechase, of 40 sovs., 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 sow, for district horses only. 3. The Wakanui Stakes, of 20 sovs.; weight for age ; open to all horses ; 2 miles ; entrance 1 sov. 4. Farmers’ Steepechase, of 15 sovs.; about li miles ; weight for age ; entrance 1 sov.; for district horses only. 5. Hack Steeplechase, of 5 sovs.; 1 mile ; catch weights ; entrance 1 sov.; for district horses only. Rules and Regulations : The N.Z. Grand National Rules strictly adhered to, except whore specified. A district horse shall mean a horse commonly resident in the County since March Ist, 1880, and the buna fide property of the owner ; and “ owner ” shall mean a person or persons commonly resident in the County of Ashburton not less than six months previous to this meeting. The decision of the Stewards on all disputed points shall be final. No protest will be received unless 2 sovs. he deposited, which shall be forfeited if the protest be considered frivolous. Nominations for the Handicaps to be sent to the Secretary at Quill’s Hotel not later than 0 p.m. on Thursday, May 20th. Weights will be declared on Tuesday, May 25th. Acceptances on night of general entry, Wednesday, May 2Gth, at 8 p.m. All entries to state age, color, and name of the horse, and the colors of the rider. JAMES WILKIE, Hon. Sec. 791 g Ashburton Steeplechases.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 97, 8 May 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 97, 8 May 1880