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Special Advertisements. Ashburton county COUNCIL. TENDERS FOR PLOUGHING. TENDERS are invited for PLOUGHING 25 feet around Plantation Blocks for fire prevention. Particulars can be obtained at the Council Office. Tenders, endorsed “Ploughing Plantation Reserves,” will be received up to li a.m. on WEDNESDAY, the 29th inst. By order. b\ MAINWARING, ■ Clerk. Ashburton, Nov. 21, 1882. n2l ROAD BOARD' Tenders are invited for the following works:— • No. 52 Bntterick’s road, re-forming about 139 chains No. 63—Maintenance of roads in No. 1 ward for twelve months No. 64—Maintenance of roads in No. 2 ward for twelve months No. 65—Maintenance of roads in No. 3 ward for twelve months. Specifications, etc., at Fooks and Sons’ office, Triangle, and Board’s office, Moore street, where tenders will be received till 9.30 a. m. on SATURDAY, December 2nd, 1882 FOOKS & SON, 21n District Surveyors, etc. SATURDAY, 25th NOVEMBER. Horses. Horses. 12 o’clock.

ALFRED HARRISON, favored with instructions from the owner, will sell by Public Auction, at his yards, on the above date, IBay GELDING, “Lagmhor,” 7 yrs, a first-class hunter, has won several events -I Bay GELDING, “Charlie,” 16£ J- hands high, one of the best roadsters in the County; very fast trotter ; good in saddle and harness ; will carry a lady over any country *J Bay GELDING, “ Croppy,” 5 yrs, J- well bred ; first-class in saddle and harness 1 Bay GELDING, “Jimie,” capital J- hunter ; good tandem leader ; fast trotter ; lately imported from Sydney "I Bay GELDING, “ Jerry,” 5 yrs, -L good in saddle and harness, capital jumper; carries a lady. 1 SPRING CART and HARNESS, -*• in good order, * Attention is specially directed to this sale, the horses being all that is represented, and ridden and driven regularly. ALFRED HARRISON, n2l Auctioneer. V. ZEALAND RAILWAYS. HURUNDI-WAITAKI RAILWAY. BRANCH LINE. ALBURY TO FAIRLIE CREEK AND BURKE’S PASS.

PERMANENT WAY AND STATIONS CONTRACT, NO. 1 Written Tenders will be received at this office until noon on MONDAY, the 4th December, 1882, for the above Contract. They are to bo marked on the outside “ Tender for Permanent Way and Stationa/Dontract No. 1,” and addressed to the Hon. the Minister for Public Works, Dunedin. Telegraphic tenders, similarly addressed and marked, will be received, if presented at any telegraph office by noon of the same date, provided that written tenders are lodged at any District or Resident Engineer’s Office by the same hour. Drawings, specifications, and general conditions may be seen at this office and at the Public Works Office, Christchurch, and at the Post Office, Timaru. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. By command. W. N. BLAIR, Engineer-in-charge Middle Island. Public Works Office, Dunedin, Nov. 18, 1882. 21n

ANNUAL Races, MONDAY, Ist JAN., 1883. President —E. G. Wright, Esq., M.H.R.; Yioe President, J. Carter, Esq.; Judge of Horses— M. Stitt, Esq.; Starter for Horse Races, W. Simpson, Esq.; Clerk of Course, H. Fowler, Esq. ; Clerk of Scales, H. Chichester, Esq.; Committee —Messrs S. James, T. Worner, G. Lawson, T. Gourley, E. Sanson, E. Alber, vv. Harris, D. Jackson ; Secretary—T. Williams. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 12 sovs ; distance, 1£ miles ; nomination, 10s ; acceptance, 10s. 2. Winslow Cup (Handicap), of 20 sovs ; second hoive to save his stakes ; nomination, £1 ; acceptance, £l. 3. Trotting Race (Handicap), of 5 sovs; 2 miles ; nomination, 5s ; acceptance, ss. 4. Maiden Plate, of 5 sovs; one mile ; weight-for-age ; entrance, 10s. 5. Consolation Race, of 5 sovs; one mile ; nomination, ss; acceptance, 6s.

RULE* No one will be allowed to enter a horse unless a subscriber of half-a-guinea to the fond, or when the prize is £2O or over, one guinea. All horses to have been owned |in the County three months prior to the Races. Three horses to start or no race. Nominations for Hurdle Race, Cup, and Trotting Race, to be sent in to the Secretary oh or before the 2nd Dec. next, by 8 P ‘ m ' T. WILLIAMS, n2l Secretary.

WANTED KNOWN—That lam selling Venus Nailrod at 6a per lb.; Venus Twist, 5s 6d per lb.; Venus Navy Twist, 6s per lb.; Tricopherous. Is 3d per bottle. Enos’ Fruit Salt, 3s 3d per bottle. Also, Toys of every description, consisting of Dolls, Trumpets, Toy Drums, Tambourines, Wheelbarrows, Carts, Guns, etc., etc. E. Clark, BAST STREET.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 798, 21 November 1882

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