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Matson, Cox, and Co. Sale of Privileges. ASHBURTON AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL ASSOCIATION. NEW SHOW GROUNDS, ASHBURTON, Messrs, matson, cox & co., have received instructions from the Secretary of the above Association, to submit to Public Auction on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER sth, At their NEW AUCTION ROOMS, At eleven o’clock sharp, THE PRIVILEGES For the Agricultural and Pastoral Association Show, to be held on Tuesday, November 6th, consisting of— No. 1. Publican’s Booth No. 2. ~ ~ No. 1. Confectioner’s Booth No. 2. ~ ~ Right of Sports. Full particulars at sale, or on application to the Auctioneers, or to George Jameson, Esq., Secretary to the Association. MATSON, COX, & Co., 447 Auctioneers. 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, Valuation 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 Tinvvald, Fat and Store Stock. They are also prepared to make Liberal Caslx Advances on Properties, Stock, Wool, &c., placed in their hands for sale. MATSON, COX, & CO., Agents for Robey & Co.’s CELEBRATED THRESHING MACHINES 440 Board and Residence. OARD AND LODGING, 17s. per week, at S. Corrigan’s, Tinwald. 446 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, 890c-226g Solicitor, Tancred street. Sporting. assi RACING CLUB ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, November, 17 and 18, 1880. FIRST DAY. r. 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 o f 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. Nomination, 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. 1% 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 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 I sov. ; acceptance 2 sovs. District horses only. 2. Racing Club Handicap, of 50 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. For district horses only. 4. Consolation Handicap of 2b sovs. ; for all horses beaten at this meeting ; nomination I sov. ; acceptance 2 sovs.; 1 mile. 5. Trotting Race (Handicap), of sovs.: (Ist horse, ro sovs; 2nd horse, 5 sovs.) Catch weights ; 3 miles ; nomination 10s. ; acceptance I sov. District horses only.f 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 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 hona 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 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 e 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 Jf the stakes. JAMES WILKIE, Tin ’ Hon. Sec, Business Notices. NEW INDUSTRY", ASPHALTING. JAMES BRADLEY is prepared to take orders for ASPHALTING at very moderate rates. All orders to be left at the Works, Park srreet. All work kept in repair for twelve months. 386

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 183, 3 November 1880

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