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Sporting. SHBURTON COUNTY HUNT CLUB STEEPLECHASES, To ho held on tho RACECOURSE, ASHBURTON, THURSDAY, lOxh AUGUST, 1882. President —Mr E. G. Wright, M. H. R. Judge—Mr H. T. Winter. Clerk of the Course—Mr M. Winter. Clerk of the Scales—Mr J. C. Bell. Starter—Mr W. Simpson. Handicappers—Messrs M. Stitt, H. T, , Winter, and S. Saunders. Stewards —Messrs TI. T. Winter, M. Stitt, S. Saunders, W. B. Denshire, E. G. Crisp, W. Simpson, and J. C. Bell. The first race to start at 12 noon. 1. The Hunt Club Cup (liandicat- value 15 sovs ; nomination, 1 sov ; accept ance, 1 sov/ to go to the second horse. Two miles. 2. Maiden Steeplechase, for a piece of plate value 10 sovs ; weight for age ; nomination, 1 sov ; for horses that have never started in an advertised race otherwise than Hack Races. One mile and :t half. 3. Eaiimeks’ Steeplechase (Handicap), for a piece of plate value 10 sovs ; nomination, 10s Gd ; acceptance, 10s GJ. One mile and a half. 4. Tally-Ho Cup (Handicap), value 10 sovs; nomination, 10s Gd ; acceptance, 10s 6d. Horses to be ridden by members who have never previously ridden in an advertised race. One mile and a half. 5. Consolation Steeplechase (Handicap), for a piece of plate value 7 sovs; nomination, 10s Gd ; acceptance, 10s GJ. For all beaten horses at the meeting. One mile and a half. 6. A Dkag Hunt round the Steeplechase course, will take place at the conclusion of tho races.

Rules. All nominations must bo lodged with the Secretary at Quill’s Hotel not later than 9 p.m., on TUESDAY, August 1, 18S2. Weights for Hunt Club Cup will be published on SATURDAY, sfch August, 1882 ; and acceptances must bo made to Secretary not later than 9 p.m., on TUESDAY, Bth August, 1882. Weights for all other Handicaps will be declared on the day of the races, and acceptances must be made fifteen minutes before starting. All horses to be firstly, the properly of members of the Ashburton County Hunt Club ; secondly, ridden by members of the Club, who have regularly hunted with the A. 0. H. 0. Hounds ; thirdly, to have been fairly hunted three times with the A. 0. H. C. Hounds during this season. The meeting to be under the management of the Stewards, and their decision on all points affecting the races to be final. J. LLOYD CRAWLEY, jl 11 Hon. Sec. Business Notices. PARK SIDE NURSERY, South Road, Timauu. I wish to inform intending Planters that I have For Sale 50,000 English Larch, 1 and 2 years ; 80,000 Pinis Australis, 1 to 3 years ; 80,000 Spruce, 1 to 3 years; 40.000 Scotch Fir, 60,000 Insignia, 40,000 Macrocarpa, Menziessi, Douglasii, Ash Oak, Birch, and an immense variety of other sorts, too numerous to mention. Fruit Trees in any quantity. Having an immense stock I can supply wholesale and re.tail orders on very reasonable terms. All orders entrusted to me will meet my most careful and best attention. Price list sent on application. Forest Planting done by contract to any extent, in any part of the colony. 720 e M. FITZGERALD.

rjl I-M BE R. TIMBER, COAL. COAL. FIREWOOD, FIREWOOD, C. Jephson, OP TIN WALD, Has Coal, Firewood, and Timber For Sale at Cheapest Rates ; also, an assortment of Nails, Screws, Bolts and Nuts, Locks of all Kinds, Hinges, Gates and Hurdles (in V. D.L. and blue gum), Galvanised iron. sft to 10ft lengths. Bluest-one, guaranteed quality; Pure Copper Sulphate, TIMBER IN ALL SIZES. Kauri, Black Pine, Totara, Red Pine, and Hardwood. AGENT for McOallum and Co., of Oam'aru and Invercargill; also for Mcllraitli’s Celebrated Homebush Coal, Lime, Bricks, Cement. 0. JEPHSON, Manager.

EW TINWALD STORE, Opposite the Railway Shed. Opened June IS, 1881. Biggs and Beid, PROPRIETORS. B. and R. begs to inform their Farming friends and the public generally, that they have opened a GENERAL, STORE, In Jones and Bradshaw’s old premises, opposite the Railway Shed, Tinwald, and solicit a share of the general patronage. CHEAP TEAS! TEAS! TEAS 1 Of the Best Blends, SUGARS ! SUGARS !! ISUGARS ! ! At remarkably Low Prices. CLOTHING ! CLOTPIING ! ! CLOTHING !!! And HARDWARE ! HARDWARE !! HARDWARE ! J.' At Prices not to be rubbed out. B. and R.’s Cart is now running daily in the outlying districts. BIGGS AND REID. 500

|1 H A N K S. Edward Cookson Thinks this a fitting opportunity to return his thanks to the residents of Ashburton and district, for the patronage extended to him during the past eight years, and also for the kindly sympathy he experienced at the time of the burning of his stables. That loss has now been made good, and .he will be able to serve his patrons even better in the future than he has done in the past. 720 e

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 687, 13 July 1882

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 687, 13 July 1882

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