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Sporting. SH B URTON COUNTY Steeplechases. FRIDAY, MAY 27t h. 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 Ross, Messrs C. H. Dowding, 0. Digby, L. E. Corsbie, I). M'Loan, R. Friedlander, Joseph Hunt, Lyttelton, F. B. Passmore, and E. G. Crisp. Judge —Mr M. Stitt. Starter— Mr N. M'Lean. Clerk oe Course —Mr E. Saunders. Clerk of Scales— Mr John Carter. Hon. Treasurer —Mr C. C. Fooks. Handicapper —Mr E. Griffiths. Secretary —Mr J. C. Bell. First race to start at 12.30 p. ra. 1. Ashburton Handicap Steeplechase of 40 sovs, added to sweepstakes of 2 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 ; catch weights ; entrance 1 sov. ; for district horses only. RULES AND REGULATIONS. 1. The New Zealand Grand National Rules strictly adhered to, except whore otherwise specified. 2. “ District horses” shall mean horses which have been commonly resident in and owned by a resident in the County 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 hona, fide owner’s name in races outside the County during the above-mentioned time. 3. The decision of the Stewards on al l 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 be 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. BELL, 604 a Secretary. Medical. VALUABLE DISCOVERY for the HAIR. A very nicely perfumed Hairdressing, called THE MEXICAN HAIR RENEWER, now being sold by most Chemists and perfumers througout the country, at 3s. 6d. per bottle, is fast superceding all the old restorers and dyes for the purpose of changing grey or white hair to its natural original color, for it will positively restore the hair in every case of greyness to its original color, without dyeing it or leaving that offensive smell which most of the hair preparations of the day do. This preparation has never been known to fail in restoring the hair to its natural color and gloss in from eight to twelve days. It promotes growth and prevents the hair falling out, eradicating dandruff, and leaving the scalp in a clean, healthy condition. It imparts peculiar vitality to the roots of the hair, restoring it to its youthful freshness and, vigor. Daily applications of this preparation for a week or two will surely restore faded, grey, or white hair to its natural color and richness. It is not a dye, nor does it contain any coloring matter or offensive substance whatever. Hence it does not soil the hands, the scalp, or even white linen, but produces the color within the substance of the hair. Read the following from Mr. Nathan Berry, Chemist, Walkden : “One of my customers told me the other day he had had grey hair for thirty-five years, and after using one bottle of the Mexican Hair Renewer 1 sold him, it was restored to and kept its natural color.” It may be had of any respectable Chemist, Perfumer, or Dealer in toilet articles in the kingdom, at 3s. 6d. per bottle. —Prepared by HENRY C. GALLUP, No. 493, Oxford street, London. COCKLE’S ANTIBILIOUS PILLS— These Pills consist of a careful and peculiar admixture of the best and mildest vegetable aperients, with the pure extract of the flowers of the camomile. They will be found a most efficacious remedy for derangement of the digestive organs, and for torpid action of the liver and bowels, which produce indigestion and the several varieties of bilious and liver complaints. They speedily remove the irritation and feverish state of the stomach, allay spasm, correct the morbid condition of the liver and organs subservient to digestion, promote a due and healthy secretion of bile, and relieve the constitution of all gouty matter and other impurities, which, by circulating in the blood, most injuriously affect the action of the kidneys ; thus, by removing the causes productive of so much discomfort, they restore the energies of both body and mind. To those who indulge in the luxuries of the table these pills will prove highly useful, occasioning no pain in their action, unless they meet with an unusual quantity of acrid bile and acid matter in the stomach and bowels. To Europeans on their arrival in India or China they are recommended as a preservative against the fatal disorders peculiar to tropical climates. Their occasional use, if combined with the strictest attention to diet, will be frequently found to remove at once, by their influence over the secretions, that congestive and unhealthy condition of the liver which is so often the earliest antecedent of severe febrile and constitutional disturbance. It must be understood that these pills are not recommended as containing any new or dangerously active ingredients; on the contrary, they are characterised by a remarkable simplicity of combination, and whatever merit they may be found to possess depends as much upon the selection of pure drugs, and the unusual labor and attention bestowed upon their subsequent preparation, as upon the acknowledged peculiarity of their composition, They are not recommended as a panacea, nor are they adapted to all complaints ; but as a mild and efficacious aperient and tonic in the various forms of indigestion, it will not, perhaps, be an exaggeration to state that they have been resorted to under all systems of diet, changes of climate, or atmospheric alternations with an extraordinary degree of success for upwards of seventy-eight years. This celebrated family aperient may be had throughout the United Kingdom in boxes $t Is lid, 2s 9d, 4s 6d, and lls Od, as well as in India, China, New Zealand, and the Australian Colonies.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 341, 11 May 1881

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 341, 11 May 1881

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