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Public Notices. £20 REWARD. IN coneequence of the amount of Poaohing going on m the Creeks on the Lagmhor estate, the above reward will be paid to anyone giving information that will lead to a conviction. Prom"' 'this- data NO ONte will be permittod to fieh m the Creeks on the Lagmhor Estate. DONALD MoLEAN. Lagmbor, 17th October, 1888. 10°144 BARGAINS I BARGAINS JMOfSON, Impermeable and Practical Bootmaker, BEGS to announce his first CLEARING SALE, commencing October Ist, for ONE MONTH only, when he will offer to the public his ohoioe stook of beat 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, NEA.TNISSB, and ELEGANCE, cannot be surpassed, as he m a thorough expert m this line. Repairs neatly execrated* tanoreFstbeet, Next the CLTTB. Ashburton. H. J. WOOD & Co BTATIONERB' HALL, JtTriodlander's Buildings Ashburton. NEW BOOKS. A LARGE Selection of the latent cheap Editions. Ne* Books for School Prizes and Presentation In great variety. A speoia discount to Suhool and Library Com mltteeef CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR CARDS, New Season 1888 89. A LARGE AND BEAUHFtJL ASSORTMENT Now ready for Inspection, Including Obromo, Hand Painted, snd Photo Cards o New Zealand Scenery, suitable for ■ending to Friends In other parts of the werld. Large stook of Stationery and Aoconnt Books of every deaoriptlon, Writing Oaseß and Deoka, Scrap, Photo, snd Fern Albums, Work Boxes, Pnrsee, Card Oases, Pocket Books, Photo Frames, and every description of Fancy Stationery. LETTS DIARIES *389. Oommeroial, Rough, and Pocket Series 11. J. WOOD & CO, STATIONERS' HALL, ASHBURTON. Sporting. "" ASH BURTON TBIISII'SJAMI MB, ANNUAL MEETING, To be held on the Ashbnrton Racecourse on THUKSbAY, DEC. 27, 1888. FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY President— Mr W. C. Walker, M.H.R, Vice-Vresidents — Mr Julian Jackson and Mnjor W. J. Steward, M.H.R Judge— Major Steward, M.H.RJ Tbeasurer — Mr R. M. Cuthbertson Stewards— Messrs E. Gates, M. Friedlander L. Markey, G- C. Primmer and Peter Williams Handicai'PEß— Mr T. Quill Starter— Mr D. O'Bren 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 2$ 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— Ashburton 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, 10s ; 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, 103. (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 boys 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 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 re-ident m the district between the rivers Selwyn and Waitaki from October I, 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 k rained 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 Nominations with fees for all Handicaps, including the Trot, stating the name, ace, and description of horse, and colors of the rider, must be m the hands of the- Secretary, at Henry's Commercial Hotel, Ashburtonnot later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, *888 i Weights will be declared on or about Saturday, December 15. Acceptances for tke 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, U*U3 Secretary, I

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1997, 26 November 1888