Matson, Cox, and Co. Matson, Cox & Co., STOCK AND ESTATE AGENTS, LAND & MONEY BROKERS, AUCTIONEERS AND COMMISSION AGENTS, ASHBURTON. Their business will include the management of Estates, Investment and Procuration of ’ Money, Yaluation of Properties, Stock, &c., and General Agency. They will hold throughout the District Public Auction Sales of Land, Live and Dead. Stock; also on Market Days at Ashburton and Tinwald, Eat and Store Stock. They are also prepared to make Liberal Cash Advances on Properties, Stock, Wool, &c., placed in their hands for sale. MATSON, COX, & CO., Agents for Robey & Co. ’s . CELEBRATED THRESHING M vCHINES 44g . Barristers, Solicitors, &c. C. W. Ireland, JJARRISTER AND SOLICITOR, Saunders’ Buildings, Ashburton. 393 Branson & Purnell, TJARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS, EAST STREET. Money. MONEY TO LEND. IRUST MONEYS—£2,OOO, £4OO, and for investment on real security, at current rates of interest. F. P. O’REILLY, 899c-22Gg Solicitor, Tancred street. For Sale. Poyntz & Co. HAVE FOR SALE, on advantageous and easy terms of payment, the following TOWN AND SUBURBAN : PROPERTIES A good five-roomed House, on quarteracre of land, within three or four chains of the East Town Belt. A splendid six-roomed House, with a good lawn and well laid-out flower garden, fronting on East Belt and close to the Wakanui Road. A compact four-roomed House, with one acre of land, well fenced. Threequarters of an acre laid down as a paddock. A nice four-roomed House on half acre of land near the Gas Works, well finished throughout. Town Sections, 742, 743, 465, 466, 467. Town Section 711 upon which is erected a capital four-roomed H ouse fitted with every convenience. A two-roomed House, with outbuildings, on a quarter acre, well fenced and planted, on N.E. Belt. Sporting. RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, November, 17 and 18, 1880. FIRST DAY. i. Handicap Hurdle Race of 50 sovs. Distance, 2 miles, over 8 flights of about 3ft. 6in. high hurdles. Nomination 1 sov.; acceptance 2 sovs. ■2, District Handicap Hurdle Race of 20 sovs. Distance, 1 14 mile, over 6'flights of about 3ft. 6in. high hurdles. Nomination 1 sov.; acceptance I sov. District horses ■ only. 3. Ashburton Cup Handicap of 70 sovs., added to a sweepstake of 5 sovs. each for acceptors. K omination, 2 sovs. ; acceptance, 2 sovs.' 2 miles. -4. Ladies’ Purse, of 25 sovs.; welter weights ■ forage; gentleman riders, who must be members of the Ashburton Racing Club. Entrance 2 sovs. I>4 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 A 2 °> any surplus to go to the fund. Post entry, I sov. ; about I % mile. SECOND DAY. i. County Steeplechase Handicap of 30 sovs. : over 2 miles of fair hunting country ; nomination I sov. ; acceptance 2 sovs. District horses only. ~2i 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. ; 1 mile. 4. Consolation Handicap of 20 sovs. : for all horses beaten at this meeting ; nomination l sov. ; acceptance 2 sovs.; 1 mile. 5. Trotting Race (Handicap), of 15 sovs.: (Isthorse, 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 b Ashburton Racing Club free. No entry will be received for any of the ;es except on the condition that all distes shall be decided by the Stewards, lose decisions in all cases shall be final. A district horse shallmean a horse which 3 been commonly resident in, and owned a resident in the County previous to pt. 1, 1880. and up to the date of the rthcoming meeting; provided always that y district horse shall not be disqualified >m having run in his bona fide owner’s me in races outside the County during e above-mentioned term. Canterbury Jockey Club rules strictly hered to unless otherwise specified. No protest will be entertained unless L2 be deposited, which will be forfeited ould the protest, in the opinion of the ewards, prove frivolous. All entries and nominations to be in e hands of the Secretary, addressed Quill’s Commercial Hotel, not later an nine p.m. on Tuesday, November d. Weights will be published on turday, November 13th. Acceptances and Sweeps to be paid to e Secretary not later than nine p.m. on 3 night of Monday, November 15th. All entries to be sealed and addressed to e Secretary, Ashburton, enclosing trance fees, name and age of horse, and lors of the rider. Any jockey riding in other than his dared colors will be fined one sovereign. Horses walking over will receive only If the stakes. . JAMES WILKIE, Kg Hon. Sec i LL DEBTS due to Ashburton Herald and Guardian business Ist be Paid to Mr. S. B. Poyntz, on half of the Assignees, at the Guardian fice, East street, Ashburton, and bis :eipt alone will be a sufficient discharge. . 8. SAUNDERS, , ■For Self and 00-Assignees.
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