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. 289 g 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 3J 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, 2990 Clerk. Saunders Eros. SAUNDERS BROS., MILLERS, GRAIN MERCHANTS, AND COMMISSION AGENTS, ASHBURTON. AGENTS FOR THE LONDON AND LANCASHIRE FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, AND THE NATIONAL MUTUAL LIFE ASSOCIATION OP AUSTRALASIA (LIMITED). 321 Sporting. SHBURTON RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, November, 17 and iS, ISSO. FIRST DAY. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race of 50 sovs. Distance, 2 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, IYz mile, over 6 flights o f about 3ft. 6in. high hurdles. Nomination 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. District horses only. 3. Ashburton Cup Handicap of 70 sovs., added to a sweepstake of 5 sovs. each for acceptors. N omination, 2 sovs.; acceptance, 2 sovs. 2 miles. 4. Ladies’ Purse, of 25 sovs.; welter weights for age ; gentleman riders, who must be members of the Ashburton Racing Club. Entrance 2 sovs. 1% mile. District horses only. 5. Selling Hack Race, of 10 sovs. No weight under Sst. Winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race for £2O, any surplus to go to the fund. Post entry, I sov. ; about 1 Y 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 onl}'. 2. Racing Club Handicap, of $o sovs. . nomination 2 sovs. ; acceptance 2 sovs. ! Weights to be 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. ; 1 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.: (Ist horse, 10 sovs; 2nd horse, .5 sovs.) Catch weights ; 3 miles ; nomination 10s. ; acceptance I sov. District horses only. Rules and Regulations. Qualification fee £2 2s. ; members of the Ashburton Racing Club ftee. 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 shall mean 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 bo 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« Hon. Sec
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