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Public Notices £20 REWARD. IN consequence of the amount of Poaohing going on m the Greeks on the Lagmhor Kijtate, the above reward will be paid to anyone giving information that will lead to a conviction. From this date NO ONE will be permitted to fieh m the Creeks on the Lagmhor Estate. DONALD MoLEAN. Lagmhor, 17th October, 1888. 10°144 BARGAINS! BARGAINS J MOISON. Impermeable *nd Praotical Bootmaker, BEOS to announce his first CLEARING SALE, commencing Ootober Ist, for ONE MONTH only, when he will offer to the. public his choice stock of beet English and Colonial , . . BOOTS AND SHOES, of all descriptions, at prices that will command a ready Sale for Cash, J.M, has always on hand goods of his own make and made to measure, whiob. for STYLE, FASHION, NEITJSJBSS, and ELEGANCE, cannot be surpassed, as he m a thorough expert m this line. Repairs neatly execrated. tanoreFstreet, Next the CLUB Ashburton, r- ' '. _^ ,__^ H, J. WOOD & Co BTATIONEBS' HALL, jfriedlander'a Buildings Ashburton. NEW BOOKS. A LARGE Seleotion of the lateit oheap Bditions. TSetr Books for School Prises end Presentation In great variety. A speoia discount to School and Library Com mltteeaT CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR CARDS, New Season 1888 89. A LARGE AND BEAUTIFUL ASSORTMENT Now retdy for Inspection, lnoluding Ohromo, Hand Painted, and Photo Cards o New Zealand Scenery, suitable for ■ending to Friends m other parts of the werld. Large stook of Stationery and Aooonnt Booka of every description, Writing Oases and Deakt, Scrap, Photo, and Fern Albums, Work Boxes, Puma, Card Oases, Pocket Books, Photo Frames, and every description of Fancy Stationery. LETTS DIARIES ~~OR j.389. Commercial, Rougb, and Pooket Series H. J. WOOD & CO, STATIONERS' HALL, ABHBUBTON, Sporting. ASHBURTON fiunnrsjuan m. ANNUAL MEETING To be held on the Ashbnrton Racecourse on THUBSDAY, DEC. 27, 1888. FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY President— Mr W. C. Walker, M.H.R, Vice-Presidents— Mr Julian Jackson and Major W. J. Steward, M.H.R Judge— Major Steward, M.H.R: Treasurer — Mr R. M. Cuthbertson Stewards— Messrs E. Gates, M. Friedlander L. Markey, G- C. Primmer and Peter Williams Handicapper— Mr T. Quill Starter— Mr D. O'Brien Clerk of the Course— Mr G. F. Scott ClerK op the Scales— Mr J. C. Duncan PROGRAMME. First Race to Start at 12.30 p.m. I— Hurdle Race Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a half. Over six flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, 10s 2— Maiden Plate, of 20 soys. For horses 3 years old and upwards, that have never won a race, value 10 soys or over.' Weight for age: One mile. Nomination, 1 soy 3— -Abhburton Plate Handicap, of 40 soys; Second horse 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, 20s; acceptance, 15s 4— Handicap Time Trot, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. No weight under 10 stone. Three miles. Nominatioo, ios ; acceptance, 10s s— Ladies' Bracelet Welter Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake (bracelets or cash). Gentlemen riders. One mile* Nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. (Winner of Ashburton Plate to carry 7lbs penalty) 6— Frying Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. Six furlongs. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios. (Winner of Ashburton Plate or Ladies' Bracelet to carry penalty. Winner of both races to carry 14IDS penalty) 7— Hack Race, of 10 soys ; winner to be sold for 10 soys, any surplus to go to the funds of the Club. No weight under 8 stone. Four furlongs. Entry ios B— Consolation Handicap, of 10 soys . Seven furlongs. Nomination ios ; no acceptance. (Nominations to be made to the Secretary immediately after the Flying Handicap is run) RULES AND REGULATIONS , The Meeting will be held under the Canter* bury Jockey Club rules of racing In the Trotting Race all horses to trot fairly to the satisfaction of the Judges. Pull-and-go A district horse shall mean any horse that has been commonly resident m the district between the rivers Selwyn and Waitaki from October I, 188S, and up to the date of the forthcoming meeting, and owned by a person who has resided m the said district during the same period A gentleman rider shall be one who has never ridden or Gained horses for hire, or been employed m a training stable Five per cent will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expenses of the course All' nominations and acceptances to go to the funds of the Club No entry will be received except on the conditions 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 a'l points connected with the carrying out of this programme to be final j Nominations w|th fees, for all Handicaps, including the Trot, stating the name, age, and description of horse, and colors of the ridei must be m the hands of the Secretary, st Henry's Commercial Hotel, Ashburton 1. ot late r thangp.m, on Saturday, December 8, 18881 Weights will be declared on or about Saturdays December 15. Acceptances for the Handicap! and Trot, and entries for M*idcn Plate anf Hack Race, with fees, must be made to th| Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 22 ,1888, JAS, PURCHASE, ,«?«• Secretary,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1995, 23 November 1888