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1 TENDERS '> n LENDERS R re levited for plon«hlng Jl 6 lnoheß by 12, harrowlni?, drilllDg and rolling 600 seres Btcbb'e at L<turlstor; the whole to be completed by HOth April. Tenders received on or before 30th March, addressed H. T. WINTER, N Z. Loan and Mercantile Agency Or., 3*130 Ohrletchuroh. IMPOEPANT EEDUCTION IN PRrOB^ OF REID & GRAY'S Two and TMarrow Ploughs. PLBABB NOTE that frrm date hereof oar DOUBLE and TfiEßL' FURROW PLOUGHS will be ONE PCUND LEBS than Catalogue Prices , and observe tbat BAIL AGE! IS PAID BY US To any Station on the Hurtmni-Blnff or n ainline of railway ; - r FREIGHT IS PAID BT US To any main port of New Zealand, ai per Catalogue. REID AND GRAY -were awarded FIRST ORDER OF MERIT AND SPECIAL MENTION by the Jnrora at the recent Melbourne Exhibition ; and at that of 1880---81, REID AND GRAY n t only won only Grid Medal for Donble furrow Ploughs awarded to New Zealand, but from amongst all the Plougb.B m the Exhibition, from the leading English, American, and Colonial makers, their Plongh bo excifr a the admiration of the Jnrora that it was singled out for Special Commendatory Reference la their I official report, as follows: — "In Ploughs, there is one exhibit to wh oh we wish to draw special attention, as being the be9t. and that is th» Donble Furrow of REID AND GRAY, of Dnnedin, New Zealand. In finish and construction it 1b far superior to any other."— Bee Jurors 1 Report, pa/c 125. REID AND GRAY. Dunedip, 18th March, 18P0, BEID AND GEAT ABE THE LARGEST MAKERS OF Iron Fencing Standards Which they cut nnd pnnch to any size and enage from the Best Quality Standard Iron. No inferior iron kept, rfett weight delivered, is charged. Get Quotations from Dnnedin or any ot onr Branches. Sporting lunimi jum am President— E. G. Wright. Vicb-Pkesi^ dent— John Grigg. Judgb— Matthew Sti't. Stewards— C. W. Purnell, W. B. Den. shire, Hugo Friedlander, \V. 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 op Course — A. Hewson. Handi* capper— G. Cutts. Starter— D. Thomas. AUTUMN~MEETING. THURSDAY "id FRIDAY, MAY 9th and 10th, 1889. PEOGEAMME. FIRST PAY. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 40 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. Two miles, over eight flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high, Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, I soy. 2. Wakanui Stakes Handicap, of 35 sovsj second fcqrse 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, \% soys! 4. Novel Race, 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. S District Weltbr Handicap, of 30 soys \ * fecpnd horsp to receive 5 soys from tye sta^e. District ho^es only. One mj}c and a half, Nomination, 1 soy ; accept* ' ance, tos; 6» Flying Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. Three-quarters of a mile. Nomination, I soy; acceptance, ios. SECOND DAY. I. County Hurdle Race 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, I soy ; acceptance, ios. 3. 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 'fye Club. Weight, I declared. Tnree quarters of a mUe* Eptrance, ios. Grand Stand Handicap, of 50 soys j second horse «.o receive 5 ' ovs from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, I } 4. soys; acceptance, 1 soy. 4« Handicap Time Trot, of 20 soys. i District h- rses only. Weight lost. Three miles. Npinlnat^qn, jos. } acce^t-i ance, iqs. ' 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 horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. Three quarters of a mile. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios. RULES AND REGULATIONS. The meeting will be held under the Rules, p,f 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 ttie carrying out of this programme shall be final. ' w 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 of the forthcoming meeting, and owned by a person who has resided m the said distrct daring the same' period. Five per cent will Ye deducted from the gross of ali moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expences of the conrse. All nomination, and acceptance fees to go tyj thefun/softhe Club. "The Stewards reserve to themselves the 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 Satur* day, April 27, 18S9. VEIG.HTS. Handicaps for the first day's Races and the Trpt^ng Race, will be published on or about May 3id. Handicaps for the second day's Races will be published at 7 o'clock m the evening of the first day's racing. ACCEpTANqES ANP ENTRIES. Acceptances for the first day's Handicaps and I ntries for the Novel Race, must be m the hands of the Secretary not later than g p.m. on Monday, May 6th, 1889 ; acceptances for the second day's Handicaps; and Entries for the Disposal Stakes, not later than IQ o'clock \n the evening of the fast dav'a racing. G, BISSET, 1 fl! *- duy,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2093, 21 March 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2093, 21 March 1889

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