Tenders UPPER ASHBURTON ROAD BOARD. TENDERS are invited for the RE PAIRS and MAINTENANCE of all the Roads in this district fora term of three years ; each ward to be tendered for separately. Written tenders, endorsed, are to be sent in, addressed to the Chairman, not later than noon of MONDAY, the 29th day of November. The Clerk will be at the office every "duirsday of each week, from nine to twelve o’clock a. m., to give the general conditions and specifications of the work. ROBT. D. PULLAR, Clerk and Survcj T or to the Board. Road Board Office, Westerfield, Oct. 27, 1880. 408 Money. MONEY TO LEND. THRUST MONEYS—£2,OOO, £4OO, and JL £250. These sums are now ready for investment on real security, at current rates of interest. F. P. O’REILLY, 899c-22Gg Solicitor, Tancred street. 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 (lights of about 3ft. 6in. high hurdles. Nomination I sov.; acceptance 2 sovs. 2. District Handicap Hurdle Race of 20 sovs. Distance, i}i mile, ever 6 flights of about 3ft. din. 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. In omination, 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. 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 iX mile. SECOND DAY. 1. County Steeplechase Handicap of 30 sovs. ; over 2 miles of fair hunting country ; nomination t 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. ; 1 mile. For district horses only. 4. Consolation Handicap of 20 sovs. : for all horses beaten at this meeting ; nomination I sov. ; acceptance 2 sovs.; I mile. 5. Trotting Race (Handicap), of 15 sovs.; (Ist horse, 10 sovs; 2nd horse, 5 sovs.) Catch weights ; 3 miles ; nomination ios. ; acceptance ■; sov. District horses only.} Rules and Regulations. Qualification foe £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, whoso decisions in all cases shall be final. A district horse shall mean a horse which has boon 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 ho 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 tho 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 he fined one sovereign. Horses walking over will receive only half the stakes. JAMES WILKIE, 275 a Hon. Sec. Business NoticesF. S. Shearer, TIN WALD. Agricultural engineer, inventor and Manufacturer of Combined and other Threshing Machines, Dressing and Winnowing Machines, Corncrushing Drill, Turnip and Broadcast Sowing Machines, Flour Mills, Saw Mills, etc., etc. Water Wheels of every description made and fitted up. Reaping, Binding, and Mowing Machines promptly attended to. Spring Carts, Traps, and Drays, of every description made and repaired. Plans and estimates given for all kinds of carpenter work. All repairs neatly executed with first-class workmanship. Charges moderate. the address — GREAT SOUTH ROAD, TINWALD. 641 NEW INDUSTRY". ASPHALTING. TAMES BRADLEY is prepared to take J 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 O O D NEW S. GREAT REDUCTION. FORE-QUARTERS LAMB, each Is. Gd. HIND-QUARTERS DO. ... 2s. Od. Beef and Mutton at proportionate rates. Every description of Small Goods always on hand. Hams and Bacon, Quality guaranteed. O. Digby, BUTCHER, T A N C Pv E D S T K E E T, Ashburton. 435
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