Money. MONEY TO LEND. mEUST MONEYS—£2,OOO, £4OO, and I £250. These sums are now ready for investment on real security, at current rates of interest. F. P. O’REILLY, 890c-22Gg Solicitor. Tancred street. Hotels. POE T TTT'I N E OUT W IN E J.’OK ; TNYAL I D S . Invalids. rjIHOS. QUILL begs to inform the inhabitants of Ashburton and district that ho can supply them with PORT WINE OF THE FINEST QUALITY (suitable for Invalids), as shipped direct by Warre Brothers, of London, one of the oldest houses in the Oporto Trade. Note Address— QUILL’ S WHOLESALE BOTTLING STORES, Commercial Hotel, • (Near’ Railway Station), Ashburton.! 761g-3360 Boarding House, &c. SOUTH RAKAIA BOARDING HOUSE. A T A NDREWS begs to inform jfx. t) ■ xjl the inhabitants of Rakaia and Surrounding District that he has taken the. premises adjoining McKerrow and Co.’s . Grain Store,' and has opened them as a Restaurant and Boarding House." Good acconimddation fo.r Travellers. MEALS Is! BEDS Is. A. J. ANDREWS, : ; Proprietor. 113 g Sporting. SHBURTON RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, November, 17 and 18, 1880, FIRST DAY. x. 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 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.; welter weights for age ; gentleman riders, who must be members of the Ashburton Racing Club. Entrance 2 sovs. l}i mile. District ho'ses 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 -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 he declared at 9 p.m. On the evening of the first day’s racing : miles. r 3. Farmers’ Plate of 30 sovs. : weight for age ; entrance 2 sovs. ; I mile. 4. District Farmers’ Piate, of 30 sovs.; weight for age ; entrance 2 sovs; I mile. For district horses only. 5. Consolation Handicap of 20 sovs. ; for all horses beaten at this meeting ; nomination I sov. ; acceptance 2 sovs.; 1 mile. 6. Trotting Race (Handicap), of 15 sovs.: (Ist horse, 10 sovs ; 2nd horse, 5 sovs.) Catch weights ; 3 miles ; nomination ios. ; acceptance I sov. District horses only. Rules and Regulations. Qualification fee £2 2s. ; members of the Ashburton Racing Club fi.ee. No entry Avill be received for any of the races except om the condition that all disputes shall he decided by the Stewards, whose decisions in all cases shall be filial. A district horse shallmean a horse which has been commonly resident in, and owned by a resident in the County; previous to Septi T, 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, addressedto Quill’s Commercial Hotel, not later than nine p. m. ‘on Tuesday, November 2nd. Weights will bo published oil Saturday, November 13th. ' : Acceptances and Sweeps to be paid to. the Secretary hot 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 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. ■jpiLEEOE WOOL, LOCKS, and Pieces scoured at lowest current rates. 316 CYRUS HOMERSHAM. h- .. NOTICE. • A SMITH, Machinst, having made • arrangements with Mr. J. R. Steele for a portion of his Premises, begs to inform the inhabitants of Ashburton and district that he is open for Repairing and Adjusting every description of Sewing Machine and Galvanic Apparatus. First-class Workmanship guaranteed. Medical Coils and Batteries made to order on the moat improved principle, 358
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