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Educational. PROFESSIONAL. MR. M'LACHLAN, of the Wakanui School, is prepared to receive a limited number of Pupils for instruction on the Piano and Harmonium. 2890 Terms on Application. Money. MONEY TO LEND. TRUST MONEYS—£2,OOO, £4OO, and £250. These sums are now ready for investment on real security, at current rates of interest. F. P. O’REILLY, 899c-226g Solicitor, Tancred street. Tenders UPPER ASHBURTON ROAD BOARD. TENDERS are invited for the following WORKS : No. 88.—Forming 40 chains, more or less. Cross Road opposite Mr. E. Corbett’s, Alford Forest Road. No. 89.—Picking stones off Hinds Road towards Westerfield (about six miles). No. 90.—Picking stones off Road on same estate (about 34- miles). Tenders, addressed to the Chairman, to be sent in not later than MONDAY, 25th inst., at noon. For Specifications, Ac., apply to ROBT. D. PULLAR, 299 g Clerk. Consultations. J. L. FLEMING’S GRAND CONSULTATION. ON THE QANTERBURY CUP To be Run in November. 2000 SUBSCRIBERS AT 10s. EACH. First Horse £4OO Second Horse ... ... 150 Third Horse ... ... 100 Other Starters (divided) ... 150 Non-starters (divided) ... 200 If cheques are sent exchange must be added, and stamps enclosed for reply and result. J. L. FLEMING, Next Bank of New Zealand, 1910 Hereford street, Christchurch. Sporting. RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, November, 17 and 18, 18S0. FIRST DAY. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race of 50 sovs. Distance, 3 miles, over 8 flights of about 3ft. 6in. high hurdles. Nomination I sov.; acceptance 2 sovs. 2. District Handicap Hurdle Race of 20 sovs. Distance, I mile, over 6 flights o f about 3ft. 6in. high hurdles. Nomination 1 sov.; acceptance I sov. District horses only. 3. Ashburton Cup Handicap ef 7° sovs., added to a sweepstake of S sovs. each for acceptors, xS omination, 2 sovs.; acceptance, 2 sovs. 2 miles. 4. Ladies’ Purse, of 25 sovs.; welterweights for age ; gentleman riders, who must be members of the Ashburton Racing Club. Entrance 2 sovs. I % mile. District horses only. 5. Selling Hack Race, of ro sovs. No weight under Bst. Winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race for /20, any surplus to go to the fund. Post entry, I sov. ; about I % mile. SECOND DAY. 1. County Steeplechase Handicap of 30 sovs. : over 2 miles of fair hunting country ; nomination 1 sov. ; acceptance 2 sovs. District horses only. 2. Racing Club Handicap, of 50 sovs. ; nomination 2 sovs. ; acceptance 2 sovs. ; Weights to he declared at 9 p.m. on the evening of the first day’s racing : miles. 3. Farmers’ Plate of 30 sovs. : weight for age; entrance 2 sovs. ; i mile, 4. Consolation Handicap of 20 sovs. : for all horses beaten at this meeting ; nomination 1 sov. ; acceptance 2 sovs.; 1 mile. 5. Trotting Race (Handicap), of 15 sovs.: {lst horse, 10 sovs ; 2nd horse, 5 sovs.) Catch weights ; smiles; nomination 10s. ; acceptance 1 sov. District horses only. ’ Rules and Regulations. Qualification fee £2 2s. ; members of the Ashburton Racing Club fiee. No entry will be received for any of the races except on the condition that all disputes shall be decided by the Stewards, whose decisions in all cases shall be final. A district horse shallmean a horse which has been commonly resident in, and owned by a resident in the County previous to Sept. 1, 1880. and up to the date of the forthcoming meeting; provided always that any district horse shall not be disqualified from having run in his bona fide owner’s name in races outside the County during the above-mentioned term. Canterbury Jockey Club rules strictly adhered to unless otherwise specified. No protest will be entertained unless L2 2s be deposited, which will 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 Quill’s Commercial Hotel, not later than nine p.m. on Tuesday, November 2nd. Weights will be published on Saturday, November 13th. Acceptances and Sweeps to be paid to the Secretary not later than nine p.m. on the night of Monday, November 15th. All entries to be sealed and addressed to the Secretary, Ashburton, enclosing entrance fees, name and age of horse, and colors of the rider. Any jockey riding in other than his declared colors will be fined one sovereign. Horses walking over will receive only half the stakes. JAMES WILKIE, 275 g Hon. See Business Notices. Branson & Boilcan, Engrossers, commission and GENERAL AGENTS Agents for the Australasian. Agents for Gilbey’s Wine. 311 BRANSQN & BOILEAU. Wm. Patching, East Street Ashburton, Tent, tarpaulin, and horse CLOTH MAKER. Canvas, Calico, and American Duck. Reaper .and Binder Canvases Made and Repaired. Canvas and India-rubber Hosing. Sail, Twine, and Garden Lines, Blocks, Hooks, and Thimbles. Flax and Manilla Rope,'of all sizes, always in stock. 31 WM. PATCHING.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 167, 15 October 1880

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