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I Public Notices.. £20 REWARD. IN consequence of tho amount of Poaching going on m the Greeks on the Lagmhor nutate, 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 fish m the Creeks on the Lagmhor EBtato. DONALD MoLEAN. Lagmbor, 17th October, 1888. 10°144 BARGAINS I BAKGAINS j. MOf soisr, Impermeable and Praotical Bootmaker, T)EGB to announce his first CLEARING J3 SALE, commencing October Ist, for ONE MONTH only, when he will offer to the public his choice stock of best Englinh 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, which, for STYLE, FASHION, NEATJSifiSS, and ELEGANCE, cannot be surpassed, as he is a thorough expert m this line. Repairs neatly executed. tanoreTTstreet, Ne?t the CLTTB. Ashburton. H, J. WOOD & Co STATIONERS' HALL, rtriedlander'ti Buildings Ashburton. NEW BOOKS. A LARGE Selection of the latest cheap Editions. Near Books for Sohool Prizes and Presentation In great variety. A epeola discount to School and Library Com mltteeeE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR CARDS, New Season 1888 89. A LARGE AND BEAUTIFUL ASSORTMENT Now reedy for Inspection, Including Ohromo, Hand Painted, snd Photo Cards o New Zealand Scenery, suitable for sending to Friends m other parts of the werld. Largo stook of Stationery and Aocount Books of every description. Writing Oaaea and Deake, Scrap, Photo, and Fern Albums, Work Boxes, Purses, Card Oases, Pocket Books, Photo Frames, and every description of Fancy Stationery. LETTS DIARIES ~"OR Commercial, Rough, and Pocket Series fl. J. WOOD & CO, STATIONERS 1 HALL, ASHBURTON. Sporting. ~"~ ASH BUR TON TRMII'S JA«M m ANNUAL -MEETING. To be held on the Ashbnrton Racecourse on TBUHSDAY, DEC. 27, 1888. FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY President — Mr W. C. Walker, M.H.R, Vice-Presidents — Mr Julian Jackssn and Major W. J. Steward, M.H.R Judge — Major Steward, M.H.Ri 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 of the Scales— Mr J. C. Duncan PROGRAMME. First Race to Start at 12.30 p.m. I—Hurdle1 — 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, ios 2 — Maiden Plate, of 20 soys. For horses 3 years oldand 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. Nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios 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 — Flying 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 7lbs penalty. Winner of both races to carry I4lbs 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 j 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 Canterbury 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 1, 1888, 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 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 con* nected with the carrying out of this programme to be final Nominations with fees for all Handicaps, including the Trot, stating the name, age, and description of horse, and colors of the rider, must be m the hands of the Secretary, at Henry's Commercial Hotel, Ashburton not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, 1S88! Weights vrill be declared on or about Saturday, December 15. Acceptances for the Handicaps and-Trot, and entries for Maiden Plate and Hack Race, with fees, must be made to the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 22 1888. JAS. PURCHASE, IXfIU Secretary

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1996, 24 November 1888

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1996, 24 November 1888