Business Notices. g “ T7IVERY man shift for all the rest, Pj and let no man take care for te himself, for all is but fortune,” so said | Shakespeare ; but 3 y Aitken, E ' • i ’ The Baker, thinks that it is desirable to . ’ look after one’s self, and while thanking ? his friends and customers for their liberal 1 support accorded to him during the past 1 few months, would ask for a continuance 1 of their favors, and at the same time ? respectfully request those who have not yet accorded him a share of their custom, to GIVE HIM A TURN. Best bread s£d cash. Cakes, Pastry, _ &c., of all kinds. A. O. Aitken, BAKER AND CONFECTIONER, Saunders’ Buildings, ASHBURTON h 465 a !S 11 3 2 q ■ Q 2 ■t 5 3 2 1 ] i i i i i Q_REAT REDUCTION WATCHES. IN J. S. QUINN, Watchmaker, East 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 correspondingly low 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 Public Companies. STANDARD FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY OP NEW ZEALAND. This Company is prepared to TAKE RISKS on ALL KINDS of PROPERTY, including Grain Risks, &c., at current rates. A. R. MARKHAM & CO., Agents, 162 a Ohertsey. THE NATIONAL MUTUAL LIFE ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALASIA (LIMITED). Established 1869. Actuary and Secretary —J. M. Templeton, F.LA. The MOST LIBERAL and EQUITABLE OFFICE for Life Assurance in the Australasian Colonies. The best office for young men. Profits divided every three years. Offices 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, Featheraton street, Wellington. Agent for the County of Ashburton— S. SAUNDERS (of the firm of Saunders Bros.), Ashburton. Note the name—The National Mutual. Spoi ting. COUNTY Steeplechases. FRIDAY, MAY 27TH. 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, P. J. Raine, Dr Ross, Messrs C. H. Dowding, 0. 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. 0. Foots. Handicapper—Mr E. Griffiths. Secretary—Mr J. C. Bell. , ■gl 5 First race to start at 12.30 p.mi sß 1. Ashburton Handicap Steeplechase , of 40 sovs, added to sweepstakes of 2 sovs each for acceptors ; over about Smiles 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 li miles ; weight for age; entrance"! sov.; for district horses only. k 5. Hack Steeplechase of 5 sovs; 1 mile ; catch weights; entrance 1 sov.; for district horses only. RULES ATSD REGULATIONS. 1. The New Zealand Grand National ’ Rules strictly adhered to, except where ■ otherwise specified. 2. “ District horses” shall mean horses 1 which have been commonly resident in and 1 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 fide ] owner’s name in races outside the County \ during the above-mentioned time. 3. The decision of the Stewards on al 1 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. 1 5. 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. f I' 6. All entries to state age, color, uni-., name of horse, and colors of the rider. JOHN C. BELL, Co4a Secretary^
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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 351, 23 May 1881
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