Public Notices. GENERAL BTOLIE BUSINESS AT OHERTSEY FOR SALE. A PAYABLE Bueiness with small Stook For halo cheap. If not sold by end of Maroh ih© Store will be Let. For particulars apply D. THOMAS, 3^37 Anotioneer. IMPORTANT REDUCTION IN PRICES OF REID & GRAY'S Two and Three-farrow Ploughs. PLEASE NOTE that from date hereof our DOUBLB and TREBLE FURROW PLOUGHS will be ONE POUND LESS than Catalogue Prices i and observe that BAILAGB IS PAID BT US To any Station on the Hnrunni-flluff or mainline of railway ; nr FREIGHT IS PAID BY US To any main port of Now Zealand, aa per Catalogue. BBID AND GBAY were awarded PIRoT ! OBDER OF MBBIT AND IS.PEOIAL MENTION by the Jurors at the recent .Melbourne Exhibition ; and at that of 1880---81, REID AND GRAY net only won t> c only Gold Medal for Donble /nrrow Ploughs awarded to New Zaaland, but from amongst all the Ploughs m the Exhibition, from the leading English, American, and Colonial makers, their Plough aoexcit.dthe admiration of the Jurors that it was singled out for Bpecial Commendatory Referenoe ia their official report, aa follows :~" In Ploughs, there is one exhibit to which we wish to draw special attention, as being the best, and that isthft Double Furrow of BE ID AND GRAY, of Dunedin, New Zealand. In finish and construction ie is far superior to any other."— Sea Jurors' Beport, page 125. • BEID AND GBAY. Dunedtr, 18th March, 1889.
BEID AND GEAY ABB THE LABGBST MAKBEB OF Iron Fencing Standards Whfoh they cat and punch tn any Bute and guage from the B st Quality Standard Iron. No inferior iron kept, jtfett weight delivered, is charged. Get Quotations from Dnnedin or any 01 our Branches,
Sporting ASiITOIiAGM ME President— E. G. Wright. Vice-Prrsi. d e nt— John Grigg. Judge— Matthew StU t. Stewards— C. W. Purnell, W. B. Denshire, Hugo Friedlander, W. M. Lyttelton, E. G. Crisp, J. C. N. Grigg, T, Leahy, J. M. Tweed, D. Thomas. Treasurer— David Thomas. Clerk of Scales— O. Digby. Clerk of Course— A. Heweon, Handi* capper— G. Cutts. Starter— D. Thomas.
AUTUMN MEETING. THURSDAY Ind FRIDAY, MAY 9th and 10th, 1889. PEOGBAMME. FIBST DAY. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 40 sovsj second horse to receive 5 soys from the \ stake. Two miles, over eight flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, 1 soy. ! a. Wakanui Stakes Handicap, of 25 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mile. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios. 3. Ashburton Autumn Handicap, of 60 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a half. Nomination, \}& soys ; acceptance, V£ boysl 4. Novel Rack, of 25 soys. The winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club. Weight. Bst, any overweight to be declared, Haifa mile. Entrance, ios. 5 District Weltkr Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mile and a half. Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, tosi 61 Flying Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. I Threc>quarters of a mile. Nomination, I I soy; acceptance, ios.
SECOND DAY. 1. County Hurdle Rack Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District herses only. One mile and a half, over six flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, 1 soy j acceptance, ios. a. Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys. The winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of 'he Club. Weight, Bst, any overweight to be declared. Three quarters of a mile. Entrance, ios. 3. Grand Stand Handicap, of 50 soys j second horse to receive 5 r oys from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, IJ/il J /i soys ; acceptance, 1 soy. 4. Handicap Time Trot, of ao soys. District h' rses only. Weight iost. Three miles. Nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. 5. Open Welter Handicap, of 35 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. The winner of the Grand Stand Handicap to carry 7lbs penalty. One mile. Nomination, 1 soy; acceptance, 1 soy. 6. Harvest Handicap, 0f 25 soys; second horss to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. Three quarters of a mile. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, 105,
RULES AND REGULATIONS. The meeting will be held under the Rules of Racing ; the Trotting Race under the Rules of the Canterbury Trotting Association. No entry will be received except on the condition that all claims, disputes, and objections 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 shall be final. A district horse shall mean any horse tha has been commonly resident m the distric between the rivers Selwyn and Opihi, from February nth, 1889, and up to the date pf the forthcoming meeting, and owned by a person who has resided m the said distr'ct during the same period. I Five per cent will fee deducted from tr»C gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme tor the expences of the conrse. All nomination and acceptance fees to go to the funds of the Club. The Stewards reserve to themselves the i right to add a Consolation Race to the pro* gramme. NOMINATIONS. Nominations for all Handicaps, including the Trot' ing Race, accompanied by fee, name, age, description, and performances of horse, and colors of the rider must be m the hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Batur. day, April 27, 18S9.
WEIGHTS, Handjcaps fpr the first day's Races and the Trotting Race, will be published on or about May 3id. Handicaps for the second day's Races will be published at 9 o'clock m. the evening of the first day's racing.
ACCEPTANCES AND ENTRIES. Acceptances for the first day's Handicaps and Entries for the Novel Race, must be]n th,e hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p.nv on Monday, May 6th, 1889 ; acceptances for the second day's Handicaps and Entries for the Disposal Stakes, not later than 10 o'clock m the evening of the first day's racing. 6, BISSBT,
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