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Consultations. J. HERMAN’S NO. 3 CONSULTATION ON THE CANTERBURY JOCKEY CLUB HANDICAP, To be run AT CHRISTCHURCH, NOY. 8,188 L. 65 Nominations and 10 Stars. Totsff number of Prizes, 75. 2000 Members, at 10s each. First Horse... Second Horse Third Horse Other Starters (divided) Non-starters ~ 10 Stars at £25 each £2OO 100 50 100 300 260 Total ...J ... £IOOO The Ten Stars at £25 each are extra Prizes, and will be paid immediately after the drawing. Two stamps necessary for reply and result. Cheques must be crossed, with Is exchange added. To close the end of September. Address— J. HERMAN, Tobacconist, 244 c Main South Road, Timaru.

JL. FLEMING’S . NOVELTY CONSULTATION, No. 4, OK THE AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB SPRING MEETING, to be run at Randwick, Sydney, in the first week in SEPTEMBER, 1881. 8,000 SUSCRIBERS AT 10s. _ About 150 Nominations. Each ticket has a chance of winning Three Prizes. Epsom Stakes. First Horse... £260 Second do. ... Third do. ... Other Starters divided Non Starters divided 150 100 250 250 Great Metropoxjtak Stakes. First Horse... £SOO Second do. ... 250 Third do. ... 150 Other Starters divided ... 350 Non Starters divided ... 750 Sydney Handicap. First Horse ... £250 I Other Starters Second do. ... 150 ( (divided) ...£250 Third do. ... 100 I Non Starters 1 divided ... ,250 As each race will be drawn separately, every subscriber will have a chance of winning three prizes for each ticket. The drawing will be held under the supervision of a Committee of Subscribers, and resuits 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. Should all the shares not be disposed of, prizes distributed pro rata. Ten per cent, deducted from all prizes. N.B.—As soon as the nominations for the different events are made lists of tha same will be published.

J. L. F. would remind his clients and the public generally that as the Melbourne and Canterbury Cups are not run until November the above is a very favorable opportunity for investment in the interim. J. L. FLEMING, Auctioneer, etc., Bigh street, Triangle, Christchurch. 940

Publications. Are we to stay here a paper on the New Zealand Public Works Policy of 1870, considered specially with reference to the question of the Crown Lands and the Incidence of Taxation, by a Colonist of 22 years standing, price Is, can be obtained at Office of tins Paper. 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. T HE PUBLIC TRUST OFFICE. GUARANTEED BY THE STATE. Although this office has been in exis tence for a period of more than seven years, it is believed that the objects for which it was established are not sufficiently understood. It is desired to set forth in a concise form information respecting the business which this office undertakes : 1. The charge of all kinds of money trusts, such as Marriage Settlements, moneys to be invested for the benefit of Minors, moneys bequeathed for charitable objects, moneys the title to which is in dispute, or whose legal owner is unknown or cannot be found, &c., &c. 2. The administration of the wills o persons who by appointing the Public Trustee as their executor secure the guarantee of the State for the due fulfilment of their wishes, and to avoid the risk consequent on the appointment f private persons as executors, who not unfrequently, though earnestly desirous of acting for the benefit of parties interested, fail to carry out legally the objects for which they were appointed, and consequently involve themselves and those whose interests they are striving to protect in costly and harassing litigation. 3. The administration of all estates ol which no disposition has been made by will, whenever relatives do not wish to incur the responsibility of administration, or cannot from any cause obtain the necessary powers to act. In such cases it is the duty of the Public Trustee to discharge all legal debts so far as the assets extend, and divide the residue amongst the next of kin.

4 The administration of the estates of lunatics, lunatic patients, and convicts. 5. The charge of all lands lying waste and unoccupied of which the owner is un» known, or who has been absent from the colony for ten years, having left no known agent. The cost of administering estates is very small. Information may be obtained from all agents. R. C. HAMERTON, 729 a Public Trustee METHYEN AGENCY. MORGAN and HIRES, General Store keepers, Methven, are authorised agents for the Ashburton Gxjakdiait. Subscribers will please get their papers from the agents in future. Orders en* trusted to them will receive prompt attention.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 399, 19 July 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 399, 19 July 1881

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