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Business Notices. E, te r:y S, B» to d m > ie d h s 11 5 > ! I Q_RE AT REDUCTION WATCHES. IN J. S. QUINN, Watchmaker, Eas» street, Ashburton, having received a large stock of English gold and silver Watches, will offer the same at the following Reduced Prices, viz :—Rotherham’s gold hunting Levers from £18; Rotherham’s silver Levers from £6 10s ; Ehrhardt’s silver English Lever from £5 10s ; gold Genevas (ladies’ watches) from £3 10s ; Waltham watches, in English cases, from £4; American watches from £2 5s ; two years’ guarantee given. Also, a choice selection of Colonial-made Jewellery, Brooches, Earrings, Dress Rings, &c., set with Australian rubies, at correspondinglylow prices. Particular attention paid to the repairing of every description of Watch, Clock, and Jewellery. Guaranteed for 12 months. Pebble and other Spectacles to suit all sights. 308 a S. Phillips, PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER & WORKING JEWELLER, Begs to notify to his patrons that be has now secured New Premises, adjoining the White Hart Hotel, Christchurch, and has a Splendid Assortment of CLOCKS WATCHES and JEWELLERY on t All kinds of Cleaning and Repairs well executed, and country orders promptly attended to. 511 a Sporting. SHBURTON COUNTY Steeplechases. FRIDAY, MAY 27 XH. LIST OF OFFICERS— President —E. G. Wright, Esq., M.5.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, O. Digby, L. E. Corsbie, D. M'Lean, R. Friedlander, Joseph Hunt, Lyttelton, F. B. Passmore, and E. G. Crisp. Judge —Mr M. Stitt. Starter —Mr N. M’Lean. Clerk of 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.m. 1. Ashburton Handicap Steeple chase 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 where 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 bona jidt owner’s name in races outside the County during the above-mentioned time. а. The decision of the Stewards on aH 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 he 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. б. All entries to state age, color, and name of horse, and colors of the rider. JOHN C. BEIL, 604 a Secretary. Consultations. 1J L. FLEMING’S * NOVELTY CONSULTATION, No. 2, ON THE NEW ZEALAND GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASES, ' 1 To be held at Timaru on Tuesday, May 24, 1881, Including the New Zealand Grand National Handicap, Hunt Club Cup, and Maiden Plate. 3,000 Subscribers at ... 10s Each. 1 Each Ticket has a chance of winning THREE PRIZES. ) N.Z.G.N.H. First Horse ... ... ... ... £350 i Second Horse... ... ... ... 125 i Third Horse ... ... ... ... 50 Starters and Non-starters ... ... 145 HUNT CLUB CUP. ) First Horse ... £176 - Second Horse 75 Third Horse 50 r Starters and Non-Startera ... ... 116 MAIDEN PLATE, i First Horse £175 - Second Horse 75 f Third Horse ... ... 50 Starters and Non-starters 115 As each race will be drawn separately, every subscriber will have a chance of - Winning Three Prizes for Each Ticket. I The drawing will be held under the supervision of a Committee of Subscribers, ‘ and results advertised in daily papers. Intending subscribers are requested to make early application. If cheques are { sent, exchange must be added, and stamps enclosed for reply and result. J. L. FLEMING, L Auctioneer, Ac., 631 a High street, Triangle, Christchurch.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 348, 19 May 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 348, 19 May 1881