Board and Residence. 1 ; (..).» IvD AND LODGING, 17s. per i'f week, at S. Corrigan’s, Tinwald. Public Companies. riIHE NATIONAL MUTUAL LIFE ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALASIA (LIMITED). Established 1860. Actuary and Secretary —J. M. Templeton, F. I. A. The MOST LIBERAL and EQUITABLY OFFICE for Life Assurance in the Australasian Colonies. The best office for young men. Profits divided every three years. Ofliccs in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Wellington, and Hobart Town. The New Zealand Branch —A LOCAL INSTITUTION, investing all moneys in the colony. Resident Secretary Thomas Swain, Temple Chambers, Featherston street, Wellington. Agent for the County of Ashburton— S. SAUNDERS (of the firm of Saunders Bros.), Ashburton. Note the name—The National Mutual. IG9-218co THE NEW ZEALAND LOAN AND MERCANTILE AGENCY COMPANY (LIMI I ED). WOOL SEASON—IBBO-1881, SPECIAL NOTICE TO SHEEP FARMERS. THE Company makes LIBERAL CASH ADVANCES on WOOL entrusted to its care fur sale in the London market. This being one of the leading departments of the Company’s business, and an expert and practical staff being employed by its London House especially to superintend the classification, valuation, and disposal of wool consignments, growers may rely upon their clips being carefully handled and placed to the best advantage. Further information may be obtained upon application at the Company’s office, Cathedral Square Clu-istchurch. 283 a Sporting. mm S& BURTON RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, November, 17 and iS, 1880. FIRST DAY, 1. Handicap Hurdle Race of 50 sovs. Distance, 2 miles, over S flights of about 3ft. 6in,-high hurdles. Nomination I sov.; acceptance 2 sovs. 2. District Handicap Hurdle Race of 20 sovs. Distance, i)4 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. Nomination, 2 sovs.; acceptance, 2 sovs. 2 miles. 4. Ladies’ Purse, of 25 sovs.; welter weights for age ; 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 Bst. Winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race for any surplus to go to tire 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. ; 1 mile. For district horses only. 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.: (Ist horse, 10 sovs ; 2nd horse, S sovs.) Catch weights ; 3 miles ; nomination 10s. ; acceptance I sov. District horses only.| Rules and Regulations. Qualification fee £2 2s. ; members of the Ashburton Racing Club fice. No entry will be received for any of the races except on the condition that all disputes shall he 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 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 he 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 he paid to the Secretary not later than nine p.m. on the night of Monday, November 15th. Ali 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. ASHBURTON WOOL - SCOURING WORKS. JjILEECE WOOL, LOCKS, and Pieces scoured at lowest current rates. 316 CYRUS HOMERSHAM. Q. 0 0 D NEWS. 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 R E D STREET, Ashburton. 435
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