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Business Notices. Chaff, Chaff, Chaff ASHBURTON CORN & CHAFF STORE, H AS & m w 03 E-i ALWAYS ON HANDFLOUR STRAW HAY OATS BRAN SHARPS CHAFF CRUSHED OATS POTATOES BEANS PEAS CARROTS, &c., &c.. in Large or Small Quantities, at Lowest Prices. Note the Address— NEXT EVERETT BROS., 548 a Havelock stseet, Ashbtteton. W. H. Qundry. W. H. GUN DRY, INSTATE AND STATION AGENT, LICENSED LAND BROKER (Under the Land Transfer Act), AND GENERAL MERCHANT, EAST STEET, ASHBURTON, HAS ON SALE Fencing Wire, Nos. 6,7, 8, 9,10 Turnip, Clover, Grass, and Gorse Seeds Binding Wire (McCormick’s, Wood’s, Osborne’s) Machine and Castor Oil Coal for Threshing Machines Station Stores of every description, including Teas, Sugars, Oilman’s Stores, &c., &c., &c. WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANT, Ageut AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVIDENT SOCIETY.

£2,000 £3,500 TO LEND, in sums of £IOO and upwards, on Freehold Security, at lowest current rate of interest. W. H. GUNDBY, Ashburton. STANDARD PROPERTY INVESTMENT SOCIETY. The Undersigned is prepared to receive applications for Loans upon approved security, repayable by instalments, in accordance with the rules of the Society. For particulars, apply to W. H. GUNDRY, Agent for Standard Fire Insurance Co., EAST STREET. STANDARD FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY. The Company is prepared to take risks on all kinds of Property, including Growing Crops of GRAIN and in stack, at current rates. W. H. GUNDRY, 478 a Agent, East street, Ashburton.

Sporting. COUNTY Steeplechases. FRIDAY, MAY 2 ;th. LIST OF OFFICERS— President —E G. Wright, Esq., M.H.R. Vice-President —W. C. Walker, Esq. Stewards —Messrs E. S. Coster, H. T. Smith, S. Saunders, J. Hawdon, F. J. Raine, Dr Boss, Messrs C. H. Dowding, O. Digby, L. E. Corsbie, D. M'Lean, R. Friedlander, Joseph Hunt, Lyttelton, P. B. Passmore, and E. G. Crisp. Jcdge—Mr M. Stitt. Starter —Mr N. M'Lean. Clerk op Co dess —Mr E. Saunders. Clerk of Scales —Mr John Carter. Hon. Treasurer —Mr C. C. Foots. Handicapper —Mr E. Griffiths. Secretary —Mr J. C. Bell.

First race to start at 12.30 p.m. 1. Ashburton Handicap Steeplechase of 40 sovs, added to sweepstakes of 28 sovs each for acceptors ; over about 3 miles of fair hunting country. Nominations 2 sovs. 2. District Handicap of 25 sovs., added to a sweepstake of 2 sovs for acceptors; 2 miles; nominations 1 sov.; for district horses only. 3. Tradesmen’s Plate of 30 sovs.; weight for age ; 2 miles ; entrance 1 sov. 4. Farmers’ Steeplechase of 20 sovs; about miles ; weight for age; entrance 1 sov.; for district horses only. 5. Hack Steeplechase of 5 sovs; 1 mile ; culch weights; entrance 1 sov.; for district horses only, RULES AND REGULATIONS. 1. The New Zealand Grand National Rules strictly adhered to, except where otherwise specified. 2. “ District horses” shall 'mean horses which have been commonly resident in and owned by a resident in the Cotraty previous to March 1, 1881, and up to the date of this 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 time. 3. The decision of the Stewards on all disputed points shall be final. 4. No protest will be received unless 2 sovs be deposited, which shall be forfeited if the protest be considered frivolous. 5. Nominations for the handicaps to bo sent to the Secretary, at Quill’s Hotel, not later than 9 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, May 18. Weights will be declared on the night of May 24, at Quill’s, and appear in the Christchurch papers on the 25th. Acceptances on night of general entry. May 25th, at 8 p.m. 6. All entries to state age, color, and name of horse, and colors of the rider. JOHN C. BEIL, 604 a Secretajy.

Publications. The trade protection society’s PRIVATE CIRCULAR (instituted 1873) gives a weekly list of Bills of Sale, Mortgages of Stock, Liens, Bankruptcies, etc., throughout New Zealand. On Monday an “extra” is printed for Canterbury, containing information up to 12 o’clock on the preceding Saturday. For particulars apply at the Office, Hobbs’ Buildings, High street, Christchurch.— T. B. Craig, Agent for Canterbury. 512 s THE ASHBURTON GUARDIAN PUBLISHED EVERY EVENING. price olte PENNY. ADVERTISERS are reminded that the ASHEUP.TON GUARDIAN commands the LARGEST CIRCULATION in the Borough and Suburbs, and the prices for advertisements are very esaonable.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 7, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 328, 26 April 1881

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 328, 26 April 1881

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