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w. P. Allen. W. F. Allen, Auctioneer, stock, station, ' AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT. Burnett street, Ashburton. WEEKLY SALES of Live Stock, Merchandise, Poultry, and General Produce, held every SATURDAY, commencing at 11.30 sharp. Special Sales conducted in Town or Country. Valuations made. FORTNIGHTLY SALES of Stock atended at the Public lards. W. F. ALL EN, Auctioneer. au 22 Sporting. RACING CLUB. SPRING MEETING, To be held on the RACECOURSE, ASHBURTON, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, November 22nd and 24th. Mr E. G. Wright, M.H.R. ; vice-presidents—Messrs J. Grigg and W. C. Walker; judge—Mr Matthew Stitt; stewards—Messrs 3. H. Dowding, H. T. Winter, W. Saunders, E. 5. Coster, L. E. Corabie, R. Friedlander, and Dr Ross ; treasurer —Mr C. C. Fooks ; handicappers—Messrs E. G. Griffiths and M. Stitt; clerk of the course—Mr E. Saunders ; clerk of the scales —Mr M. Friedlander ; starter — Mr J. L. Crawley. First race each day to start at 1 p. m. FIRST DAY. 1. County Hurdle Race (Handicap) of 30 sovs ; over six flights of hurdles, about 3ft Gin high; nomination, 1 sov; acceptance, 1 sov. District horses only. L| miles. 2. Maiden Plate, of 40 sovs; weight tor age ; entrance, 3 sovs. 1J miles. 3. Ashburton Cop (Handicap), of 125 sovs, added to a sweepstake of 5 sovs each for acceptors ; the second horse to receive 15 sovs from the stake ; nomination, 2 sovs; acceptance, 5 sovs. 1J miles. 4. Ladies’ Purse, of 30 sovs; welter weight for age; gentleman riders, • who must be members of the A.R.C.; entrance, 2 sovs. District horses only. H miles. 5. Hack Race, of 10 sovs ; post entry, 1 sov ; catch weights. | mile. SECOND DAY. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race of 60 sovs; over eight flights of hurdles, about 3ft 6in high ; nomination, 2 sovs ; acceptance, 3 sovs. 2 miles. 2. Racing Club Handicap of 75 sovs, added to a sweepstake of 3 sovs each for acceptors, the second horse to receive 10 sovs from the stake; nomination, 2 sovs ; acceptance, 4 sovs. 1£ miles. 3. County Plate (Handicap) of 30 sovs; nomination, 1 sov ; acceptance, 1 sov. District horses . nly. 1J miles. 4. Flying Handicap of 50 s<vs; nomination, 2 sovs ; acceptance, 2 sovs ; the winner of the Ashburton Cup to carry 71b extra, and of the Ashburton Cup and Racing Club Handicap, 10lb estra. | mile. 6. Consolation Handicap of 20 sovs ; nomination, 1 sov ; acceptance, 1 aov. 1 mile. RULES AND REGULATIONS. 1. There must be three or more entries for each event or there will be no race. 2. No entry will be received except on the condition that all disputes, claims, and objections arising out of the racing shall be decided by the Stewards, or whom they may appoint ; their decision on all points connected with carrying out the above programme to be final. 3. Canterbury Jockey Club racing rules strictly adhered to. 4. A district horse shall mean any horse that has boon commonly resident in the Ashburton County previous to August Ist, 1882, and up the date of the forthcoming meeting, a: 1 owned by a person who has resided in the said County during the same period. 6. Qualification fee, £2 2s; members of the A.R.C. free, 6. All entries and nominations to be accompanied by entrance fees, name and age of horse, and colors of rider, and in tht /lands of the Secretary, addressed to Quill’s Hotel, not later than 9 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, November Ist ; weights will be published on Monday, November 13th. 7. Acceptances and sweeps to be paid to the Secretary not later than 9p. m. on Thursday, November 16th. 8. Five per cent, will be deducted from ( the gross of all moneys payable, in accordance with this programme, for expenses of the course. . S. SAUNDERS, au 17 Secretary.

Public Companies. BRITISH AND MERCANTILE INSURANCE COMPANY. Established 1809. Subscribed Capital Fire Fund Life Fund Premiums for 1880 £2,000,000 1,201,243 3,380,107 951,173 Ashburton Aoency: POYNTZ AND CO., East street. 774 c The NEW ZEALAND FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY. THE PREMIER COLONIAL COMPANY. Fire and Marine Risks accepted at the Lowest Current Rates (TWENTY-FIVE PER CENT REDUCTION on last year’s rates). Agents for Ashburton — 012 JAMESON & ROBERTS. Barristers, Solicitors, &c. C. W. Purnell, JgARRISTER AND SOLICITOR, EAST STREET. 4 5e George Swann, ■gARRISTER AND SOLICITOR, Hereford street, Christchurch. jHB BREWERY, A. Moore & Sons, brewers; malsterers, and i'A BOTTLERS, Cameron 'Street, Ashburton. 024

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 787, 7 November 1882

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