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Public Notices. PUBLIC HALF HOLIDAYS. THE Burgeßoea are requested to olosi their plaoea nf business from coon, next THURSDAY and FRIDAY, Nov. 22 and 23 the dnys of the ASH BURTON RACING OLUB SPRING MEETING. ALFRED HARRISON, 11*94 Mayor. BANK HOLIDAY. PURSUANT to "The Banks and Bankers Aot Amendment Aot, 1882 " THURSDAY the 220 d day of November, 1888, ia hereby appointed as a SPECIAL BANK HOLIDAY at the offices of the undermentioned Banks at Aehburton and Rakaia The Union Bank of Australia, Limited, JOSEPH PALMER, Chief Officer: The Bank of Australasia, E. W. MOBRAH, Inspector. The Bank of New South Walep, GILBERT KING, Assistant-Inspector. The Bank of New Zealand, JOHN MURRAY, General Manager. THE FEDERAL COFFEE PALAOE, at the oorner of Collins ft King Stbebts, Melbourne. Now open for business. The Federal Palaoe ib only two minutes walk from the Central Railway Station and the Wharves. The Palaoe contains 550 rooms, comprising Drawing, Dining, Reading, Sitting, Billard, Bed, and other rooms, Special accommodation for families and permanent boarders. The Cuisine and Table appointments for the daily luncheon are a speciality. Particular oare exercised to secure perf eot immunity from Accident by Fire. All charges moderate. 9 25 GEO. COHEN, Manager. The Miners' Strike AT NEWCASTLE, N.S.W., HAS already proved to be a good thing for New Zealand. The Increased output of all the mine* In New Zealand has necessitated the employment of large numbers of men m addition to the regain eiaff kept by proprietors of mines. Keep your money m New Zealand , and help to make employment for the population. Burn Mount Somers and Westport j Coal. I have made fresh arrangements for the supply of these two Ocals, and can now sell at Reduced Rates for CASH on delivery. Mount Somebs Coal, Wssttobt Goal Per ton, 23s 6d 45s Half ton, 11s 6d 23s Quarter ton, 6g 12s 8001- bg Extra, Mount Somers Coal per Trook losd, In j Truoks 17s 6d per ton Cash at Aihburton Station. NEWCASTLE COAL ALSO IN STOCK j JOHN a~RESTELL. Sporting. TINWALD RACING CLUB ANNUAL MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY IST, 1889. President— Mr D. McLean , Vice-Presidents— Messrs J. C. N. Grigg, and C. M. Strachey. Judge — Mr M. Stitt. Stewards — Messrs J. Begg, G. James, H. Fowler, M. Scott, C. Jephson, and F, Lewis. Starler — Mr David Thomas.. Treasurer — Mr Mj Scott. Han* dieappers—The Committee. Clerk of the Course— Mr B. Hanks. Clerk of the Scales— Mr Ri B.Jeff. First Race to start at 12.30 p.m. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS. 1. HANDICAP HURDLB RACE, Of 20 SOYS J nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake? Over six flights of hurdles, about 3ft. 6in. high. One mile and a half 2. Maiden Plate of 15 soys; entrance, 15s. The second horse to receive 2 J soys out of the stake. Weight for age. One mile 3, Tinwald Cup, of 30 soys ; nomination, I soy ; acceptance, xos. The second horse to receive 5 soys out of the stake. One mile and a half 4, Handicap Time Trot, of 20 sovs; nomination ios ; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stakes Weight not less than lost. Pull and go. About three miles . 5( Welter Handicap, of 12 soys ; nomi« nation, 12s ; no acceptance. The second horse to receive 2 soys out of the stake. One mile 6. Flying Handicap, of 15 sovs; nomination, ios ; acceptance, ss. The second horse to receive 2j soys out of the stake? Six furlongs 7. Novel Race, of 20 soys, Winner to be sold by auction, and the whole of the proceeds to go to ' the funds of the Club, Post entry. Weight Bst up. Six fur« longs 8. Consolation Handicap, of 10 soys ; entrance, ios: Six furlongs 9. Hurry Scurry (if time permits), for all entrance money; entrance, ios. For horses that have never won public money. Catch weights. Half.mile. RULES AND "REGULATIONS. . 1. The meeting will be held under the rules of racing. 2. No entry will be received except on the conditions that all claims, disputes, and objec> tions, arising out of the racing, shall be decided by the Stewards, or whom they may appoint. Their decision on all points connected with the carrying out of this programme, to be final. 3. The races are open to any horse, commonly resident m the district from the Ist October, 1888, to the date of, meeting, and owned by a person who has resided m the district for the same period. 4. The district above mentioned is bounded on the north by the Selwyn Kiver, and on the south by the Opihi Riven 5. Five per cent, will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme, for the expenses of the course, 6. All nomination and acce} tance fees to to the funds of the Club, 7. Trotting Race. — Horses must trot to the satisfaction of a Referee, NOMINATIONS Nominations for Hurdles, Tiawald Cup, Trot, Flying Handicap and Welter Handicap, accompanied by fee, name, age, description and performances of horse, and colors of rider, must be m the hands of the Secretary at Scott's Hotel, Tinwald, not later "than 9 p.m. on SATURDAY, December 15th, 1888 WEIGHTS Weights will be posted about 7.30 p.m. on the 27th December, and will be published on the 28th. Post cards with weights will be posted to all nominators o fhorses ACCEPTANCES Acceptances for Handicaps and nominations for Maiden Plate must be m the handi of the Secretary, at Scott s Hotel, Tinwald, notlatei «*S"»"q P,fr»t agth 'December nBBB j ; STEPHEN CLARK, V

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1993, 21 November 1888