Found. Found.— a five-feet rule.. Owner can recover it by applying at the Guardian office, and paying coat of advertisement. 384 Barristers, Solicitors, &c. C. W. Ireland, jgARRISTER AND SOLICITOR, Montgomery’s Buildings, Ashburton. _ 393 Branson & Purnell, JgARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS, . EAST STREET. ' , , ' 394 Tenders WAKANUI ROAD DISTRICT. TENDERS are invited for the following WORKS . No. 29—Part of Beach Road, from School to Terrace. Forming to width 200 chains. No. 30—Buckley’s Road (Seafield), from Bruce's corner to Boundary Road, alternative tenders required for Forming to full width, and for Forming and Metalling from side drains, 305 chains ; may be .let in two contracts. No. 31—Innis Road, formation full, width, 40 chains. Plans and specifications can-be seen 'at l ’ the District Office, Ashburton, where tenders will be received till 10 am. on' ■ ; THURSDAY, November 4th, addressed ! to the Chairman, endorsed with No. of ' contract, and accompanied with deposit (marked cheque or cash) of 5 per cent, on value of work tendered for. : ; ROOKS «fc SON, 391 District Surveyors; MOUNT SOMERS ROAD DOARD, . 1 RENDERS are invited for the follow- ' ing WORKS:— No. 28.—Re-formation and re-metalling 37 chains Hewson’s road. No. 29.—Formation, Metalling, etc., 200 chains; erecting concrete bridge' Cameron’s road. No. 30.—Re-forraation and re-metalling . 40 chains Alford Forest road. _ ■ No. 31.—Cuttings, etc., 11 chains Morris’ road. . , ii . No. 32. —Cuttings, etc.. North Hinds road. , ■ ' Specifications of the above works can be seen at the Road Board office, Mount : ■ Somers, on and after the 22nd inst. where tenders will be received until noon on MONDAY, Ist November, 1880. The lowest or any tender not necessarily... accepted. No cheque will be recognised as a deposit unless marked by Bank. C. J. WENTWORTH COOKSON, Jun., Surveyor to the Mount Somers 356 Road Board. TENDERS. ' Tenders wanted, at once, f OE PLOUGHING, HARROWING, and ROLLING 400 Acres of Tussock Land for Turnips, on Westerfield Estate. , Tenders to be opened at Westerfield on : the 30th October. The whole of the work to be finished by the 20th December (or as may be. agreed on). Breadth of furrow, 10 inches ; depth, 4 inches. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. - For particulars, apply at the Station. 385 D. OLIVER. Sporting. RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, November, 17 and 18, 1880, 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, 1% mile, over 6 flights of ■ about 3ft. 6in. high hardies. Nomination 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. District horses only. 3. Ashburton Cup Handicap of 70 sovs., added to a sweepstake of S sovs. each for acceptors. hi omination, 2 sovs.; acceptance, 2 sovs. 2 miles. , 4. Ladies’ Purse, of 25 sovs.J welter weights ~ 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 10 sovs. No weight under Bst. Winner to be sold by “ ' auction immediately after the race for A 2< V any surplus to go to the fund. Post - entry, 1 sov.; about mile. SECOND DAY. 1. County Steeplechase Handicap of : 30 sovs. : over 2 miles of fair hunting country ; nomination I soy, ; acceptance 2 sovs. District horses only. 2. Racing Club Handicap, of 50 sovs. : nomination 2 sovs. ; acceptance 2 sovs. j Weights to be declared at 9 p.m. on, the evening of the first day’s racing: I)/ 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 ; nonaination 1 sov. ; acceptance 2 sovs.; I mile. 5. Trotting Race (Handicap), of 15 sovs.; (Isthorse, 10 sovs ; 2nd horse, 5 sovs.) Catch weights ; 3 miles ; nomina- : • tion 10s. ; acceptance I 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 lias 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 16th. All entries, to be sealed and addressed to , a 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 TT7ANTED.—THE GUARDIAN teU# VV your Wants for, Is.—cash,. ••••
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