Business Notices. Ashburton Mills. THE above MILLS having received a THOROUGH OVERHAUL, and the working management having been placed in the hands of a careful and practical Miller, the undersigned is prepared to make special arrangements for grists. NO CHANGES FOB, CLEANING. S. SAUNDERS. August 13, 1881. 4G7c Sports. SHBURTON CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. Annual Sports. The Third Annual Sports Meeting of the Ashburton Caledonian Society will be held on the Society’s New Ground, a few chains back from the North-west Corner of the Domain, on BOXING DAY, When the following Prizes will be competed for;— Ist 2nd Prize. Prize. 1. Quoits ... ... 60s 30s A third Prize of 10s will also be given. 2. Open Handicap Hurdle Race, 440 yards, 6 hurdles. Men ... 60s 30s 3. Open Handicap Hurdle Race, 440 yards. Boys not over 16 ... 20s 10s 4. Pipe Music—Pibrochs and Marches ... ... 80s 30s 5. 100 Yards Flat Race. Open ... ... 40s 20s 6. Running High Jump. Men 30s 16s 7. Running High Jump, Boys 10s 5s 8. Highland Reel, in Highland costume ... 60s 30s 9. Grand Handicap Flat Race of 200 yards, 300 yards, and 400 yards ... 120 s 80s 200 yards heat to be run after Highland Reel. A third prize of 40s will also be given. 10. Tossing the Caber ... 40s 20s 11. Standing High Jump 30s 15s 12. Pipe Music Reels and Strathspeys ... 80s 30s 13. Grand Handicap, 300 yards heat ... ... ■ — 14. Sword Dance or Ghillie Callum ... ... 60s 30s 15. Pole Vaulting... ... 40s 15s 16. Half-Mile Handicap Flat Race 60s 30s . Irish Jig ... ... 60s 30a . Putting the Stone ... 40s 20a . Irish Reel ... ... 60s 30s i. Grand Handicap, 400 yards heat ... ... . Throwing the Hammer 40s 20s I. Best-Dressed Highlander 60s 30s 1. Highland Fling ... 60s 30s Open Handicap Flat Race. One Mile 40s 30s A Third Prize of 20s will also be given i. HandicapConsolationßace of 200 yards ... 40s 20s Nominations for all Handicap Races must be in the Secretary’s hands by five o’clock of the 13th December; Ashburton postmarks of that day being also taken. Acceptances must be lodged by five o’clock of Friday, the 23rd, with the same postmark understanding. Nomination fee for all Handicaps, 2s 6d; acceptance fee, 2s 6d for all except the Grand Handicap Flat Races, the acceptance fee for which is ss, and neither nomination nor acceptances will be taken without payment of the fees. Entrance money for all other events, 5 per cent, of the first prize. Admission to the Grounds, ONE SHILLING. Sports to commence at Ten o’clock a.m. promptly. MacL EAN DUNN, 131 d Secretary. V. R mHE 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 oenefit 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, Ac., &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, ana consequently involve themselves and those whose interests they are striving to protect in costly and harassing litigation. 3 The administration of all estates of which no disposition has been made by will whenever relatives do not wish to in-' cur the responsibility of administration, or cannot front any cause obtain the necessary powers to act. In such cases it is the duty of the Public Trustee to discharge all lejuil debts so far as the assets extend, and divide the residue afnongst the next 4. The administration bf the estates of lunatics, lunatic patients, and convicts. 5. The charge of all hjuds lying waste and unoccupied of which the owner is unknown, or who has been absent fiom the colony ‘for ten years, having left nc known agent. The cost of administering estates is very small. Information may he obtained fron) all agents. "r. 0> HAMEE.TON, i 29a Public Trustee
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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 496, 19 November 1881
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