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9 Public Notices. GLASGOW DRAPERY and CLOTHING OOiYjPAJNY, Easl Street, next Patching, Sailmaker. Wool I AM prepared to purohaso WOOL of all descriptions, In any quant ty at full market prioea. G BISSET, Also buyer of SHEEPSKINS »nd HIDBB. 11 28 BARGAINS! BARGAINS J MQISON, Impermeable and Practical Bootmaker, BEGS to announce his first CLEARING SALE, commencing Ootober Ist, for ONE MONTB only, when he will offer to tho pnblic his choice Btock of best Englinh and Colonial BOOTS AND SHOES, of all deecriptlone, at prices that will command a ready Sale for Cash, J.M, has always on hand goodß of his own make and made to.measqre, which, for STYLE, FASHION, NE^TflifiSS, and ELEGANOE, cannot bo aurpaßsod, as he i« a thorough expert m this line. Repairs neatly executed. tanoreFstbeet, . Next the OLUB. Aahburton. H.J. WOOD & Co BTATIONERS' HALL, iTriedlander's Buildings Ashburton. NEW BOOKS. A LARGE Selection of the latest cheap Editions. Ne* Books for School Priz9s and Presentation m great variety. A speola discount to School and Library Com mlttoes' CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR OARDS, New Season 1888 89. A LARGE AND BEAUTIFUL ASSORTMENT Now ready for Inspection, Including Obromo, Hand Painted, and Photo Cards o New Zealand Scenery, nuitable for •ending to Friends m other parts of the werld. Largo atock of Stationery and Aooount Books of every description. Writing Oases and Deskn, Scrap, Photo, and Fern Albums, Work Boxen, Pnraes, Card Oases, Pocket Booka.Photo Frames, and every description of Fancy Stationery, LETTS DIARIES j.389. Commercial, Rongb, and Pooket Series! 11. J. WOOD & CO, STATIONERS' HALL, AfIHBUBTON. Sporting. ASHBURTON TRABESMEN'S__RACING ffl, ANNUAL MEETING To be held on the Ashbnrton Racecourse on THURSDAY, DEC. 27, 1888. FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY President— Mr W. C. Walker, M.H.R, Vice-?residents— 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 of 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, ios 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 boy 3— Ashburton Plate Handicap, of 40 soys; Second horse 5 soys from the stake. One mite 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 5 — 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 j 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 Fold for IO 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-ga 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 .rained horses for hire, or boen employed m a training stable Five per cent will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme for thq expenses of the course AH nomination!! 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 aU points connected with tlje 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, Ashburtonnot later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, '8882 Weights will be dec'ared 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 23 1888. JAS. PURCHASE, |l*lia Secretary.

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