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Business Notice. - O T I 0 B. NEW BAKERY & FLOUR STORE, &a. Benjamin Morris Desires to return his best thanks to the public for the liberal support accorded te him since he has taken over the Westerfield Mills. He begs to state that he hat now OPENED a STORE in the TRIANGLE, WAKANUI ROAD, where all orders by his former customers and others will be promptly attended to.' WHEATEN MEAL from Westerfield Mill BRAN and SHARPS always in stock He also begs to intimate that he has now OPENED A BAKERY, under the management of a first-class Baker, and trusts by strict attention business to merit a share of publ c patronage. ANALYSIS OF WESTERFELD FLOUR. “ I have examined bath chemically and microscopically the whole grain flour manufactured by Mr B. Morris. I find, it to be quite free from adulteration, and made from sound wheat of good quality “A. W. BICKERTON, “ Colonial Analyst." August 25th, 1884 8 158

Sporting. RACING CLUB. AUTUMN MEETING. WEDNESDAY ND THURSDAY April 29th and 30th, 1885, President— E. G. Wright. Y^cf,-President— W. 0. Walker. Judge —Matthew Stitt. Stewards. L. E. Corabie 0. W. Purnell H. Friedlander W. G. Rosa R. Friedlander H. T. Winter T, Leahy Treasurer— -0. tj.Fooks. Starter— T. Leahy. Clerk op the Scales— M. Friedlander Clerk of the Course—A. Hewson. HaNDIC iFPERS. The Handicapping Committee of the Club First race each day to start at 12.30 p.m. FIRST DAT. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 50 sovh ; over eight flights of hurdles, about 3ft Cin high ; nomination, 1 sov ; acceptance, 2 sots. 2 miles 2. District Welter Handicap, of 30 sovai; nomination, 1 sov ; acceptance, 1 sov. Minimum weight, Bst. 1 mile. District'horses only. 3. Ashburton Autumn Handicap, of 100 sovs ; nomination, 1 sov; acceptance, 2 sovs. Second horse to receive 25 sovs from the stake. 1£ miles, 4. Novel Race Handicap of 30 sovs"; nomination, 1 sov ; 'acceptance, 1 sov. § mile. The winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, and the whole of the proceeds to ga to the funds of the Club. 5. Flying Handicap, of 30 sovs; nomination, 1 sov ; acceptance, 1 sov. # mile. 6. Post Stakes, of 16 sovs ; entrance, 1 sov, to be made to the Secretary immediately after the Flying Handicap is run. No weight under JOat. $ mile. The winner to be eold by auction immediately after the race for 15 sovs, any surplus to go to the funds of the Club. District horses only. SECOND DAY. 1. County Hurdle |Race (Handicap) of 30 sovs ; over six flights of hurdles about 3ft Gin high ; nomination, 1 soy; acceptance, 1 sov. 1£ miles. District horses only. 2. Grand Stand Handicap, of 50 sovs ; nomination, 1 sov j acceptance, 1 sov. 7 furlongs. 3. Harvest Handicap, of 40 sovs ; nomination, 1 sov ; acceptance, 1 sov ; district horses only. 1J miles. 4. Open Welter Handicap, of 40 sovs ; nomination, 1 sov ; acceptance, 1 sov ; minimum weight, lOsfc. 2 miles. For horses that have never won more than 25 sovs in one event [ on the flat. [ 5. Scratch Selling Race, of 15 sovs ; entrance, 1 sov. to be made to the [ Secretary immediately after the Open Welter is >un. Catch weights. | mile. The winner to be sold by section immediately after the race for 15 sovs, any surplus to go to the funds of the Club. 6. Consolation Handicap, of 20 sovs; nomination, L sov ; to bo made to the Secretary immediately after the Scratch Selling Race is run ; acceptance, free, to be notified to the Secretary within ten minutes of declaration of weights 1 mile.

RULES AND REGULATIONS. 1. No entry;will be received except 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 cn all points connected with carrying oat this programme to be final. 2. Canterbury Jockey Club Racing Rules strictly adhered to. 3. A district horse shall mean any htfrse that has been commonly resident in the Ashburton County from 16th, January, 1885, and up to the date of the forthcoming meeting and owned by a person who has resided in the said County daring the same period. 4. per cent, will be deducted from the gross of all monies payable in accordance with this programme for expenses of the course. 5 All nominations and acceptances go to the funds of the Club. NOMINATIONS. All nominations to bo accompanied by fees, name, age, and description of horse and colors of rider, and in the hands of the Secretary (address—Ashburton) not later than 9 p.m. on Thursday, 26th March, 1835. WEIGHTS, j Weights for the first .day’s handicaps will be declared on Thursday, 23rd April, 1885. Weights for the second day’s handicaps will be declared at 9 o’clock on the evening of the first day’, racing. ACCEPTANCES. Acceptances for the first day’s Handicaps must be ma'-s to the Secretary not later than J) p.m. on TUESDAY, 281 April, 1885. Acceptances for the second day’s Handicaps at 10 o’clock on the evening of the first day’s racing. 8. SAUNDERS, 1 140 Secretary

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 8, Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1511, 11 April 1885

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