Amusements, TOWN HALL, THURSDAY, OCT. 21st, 1880. GRAND DOUBLE BILL. r|IHE AMATEUR DRAMATIC CLUB JL will perform that sparkling Comedy “ J osephine,” OR THE CHILD OP THE REGIMENT, Acknowledged by all to be the best comedy ever performed in Ashburton. Pul) of Grand Choi .■uses and Martial Music. To conclude with, for the first time in New Zealand, the screaming farce of The Railway - Belle. Admission—3s., 25., Is. Doors open at 7.30.; to commence at 8 punctually. The Incidental Music by a Full and Efficient Orchestra. 322 Educational. PROFESSIONAL. MR. M'LAOHLAN, 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. Sporting. RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, November, 17 and 18, 18S0. FIRST DAY. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race of 50 sovs. Distarce, 2 miles, over 8 flights of about 3ft. 6111. high hurdles. Nomination I sov.; acceptance 2 sovs. 2. District Handicap Hurdle Race of 20 sovs. Distance, I '/i mile, over 6 flights of 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. Nomination, 2 sovs.; acceptance, 2 sovs. 2 miles. 4. Ladies’ Purse, of 25 sovs.; welter weights for age ; gentleman riders, who must lie members of the Ashburton Racing Club. Entrance 2 sovs. 1 x /z mile. District horses only. 5. Selling Hack Race, of 10 sovs. No weight under Bst. Winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race for A 2 °> 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 I sov. ; acceptance 2 sovs. District horses only. 2. Racing Club Handicap, of so 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. ; 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.: (xst horse, id sovs; 2nd horse, 5 sovs.) Catch weights ; 3 miles ; nomination 10s. ; acceptance 1 sov. District horses only. Rules and Regulations. Qualification fee £2 2s. ; members of the Ashburton Racing Club free. 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 he 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. Sec Business Notices. NOTICErto FARMERS and OTHERS. WHEN you want any Copper, Zinc, Iron, or Tinware made or repaired, it will be to your interest to consult Joseph Hyde, Moore street, Ashburton, And he will euro all complaints cheaply. Every description of Dairy Work made. Estimates for Spouting given. 315 Thos. Hudson, SADDLER AND HARNESS MAKER Burnett Street, Ashburton. PERSONS visiting this Establishment can be supplied with every article of the trade at Lowest Prices. 308 THOMAS HUDSON. NEW PROPRIETOR. CENTRAL TEMPERANCE HOTEL, Havelock Street. THE undersigned having taken the above Hotel, hopes by strict attention to business to merit a fair share of Public patronage. Board and Lodging, Ll per week; Meals and Beds, Is. GEORGE WATTS. PROX’RIETOK. 6410 TEACHERS can obtain the MULTI PLICATION TABLES, printed on gummed paper, in any quantity at the Guardian Office, East street, near the Railway Station.
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