L WAKANUI ROAD BOARD; NOTICE (s hereby Riven that th< Bridges Id the Wskanui Roac ,Dlntrfot are UNSAFE for T/ aot lon Engines and other heavy Weights. By order 0. E. FOOKS & SON, District Surveyors. January 12bh v 1889. 1+73 IMPORrANT DEDUCTION IN PRICE } OP REID & GRAY'S Two and Ttoee-forrow Ploughs. PLEASE NOTE that fr. m date hereof our DOUBLE and TiiBBL FURROW PLOUGHS will be ONE PCUNU LESB than Catalogue Prices , acd observe that BAILAGK 18 PAID BY US To any Station on the Hurunni-JBlnff or p-ainline of railway ; < r FREIGHT IB PAID BY US To any main port of New Zealand, as per Catalogue. REID AND GRAY were awarded FIRaT ORDEH OF MERIT AND SPECIAL MENTION by the Jurors at the recent Melbourne Exhibition ; and at that of 1880 • 81, REID AND GRAY net only won the only Gold Medal for Doable farrow Ploughs awarded to New Zealand, bat from amongst all the Plonghe m the Exhibition, from the leading English, American, and Colonial makerß, their Plough so excited the admiration of the Jurors that it was singled oat for Special Commendatory Reference ia their official report, aa follows : — "In Plougba, there is one exhibit to wh eh we wish to draw ' special attention, aa being the beat, and that is the Donble Furrow of REID AND G« AY, of Dnnedin, New Zaaland In finish and construction it is far Bnpeilor to any other." — See Jurors' Report, page 125. REID AND GRAY. Eunedin, 18th March, 1889. BEID AND GEAY ARE THE LARGEST MAKERS 09 Iron Fencing Standards Whioh they cat and punch to any size and RURgo from the B.st Quality Standard Iron. So inferior iron kept « riett weight delivered, is oharped. Get Q notations from Dunedin or any ot our Branches. Sporting ASHBHRMJAMIG W, President— E. G. Wright. Vice-Presi. dent— John Grigg. JupGK— Matthew Stitt, 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 op Scales— O. Digby. Clerk of Course— A. Hewßon. Handi* capper— G. Cutts. Starter— D. Thomas. AUTUMN~MEETING. THURSDAY "id FRIDAY, MAY 9th and 10th, 1889. PEOGKAMME, FIRST DAY. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 40 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. Two miles, over eight flights of huidles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, 1 soy. 3. Wakanui Stakes Handicap, of 25 sovsj Becond horoe 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, ~i x /i soys ; acceptance, ij£ sovsl 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, Ilalfa mile. Entrance, ios. 5 District Welter 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, ios, 61 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. 1. County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 soys j second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mile and a half, over six flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, 19s. 2, Disposal Stakes, of 30 sovst The winner to be sold by auction immediatel 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, 101. Grand Stand Handicap, of 50 soys j second horse 10 receive 5 ovs from the Stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, I % soys; acceptance, I soy. 4. Handicap Time Trot, of ao soys. District h rses only. Weight lost. Three miles. Nomination, ios) accent' ance, ips. 5. Open Welter Handicap, of 35 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. The winner of the Grandstand Handicap to carry 7lbs penalty. One mile. Nomination, 1 soy; acceptance, 1 soy. 6. Harvest Handicap, of 25 soys; second hors: to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. Three quarters of a mile. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, 105, RULES AND REFLATIONS,, The meeting will be held under the Rules of Raping ; the Trotting R ace under the Rules pf the Canterbury Trotting Association. Efo 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 Sclwyn 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 sa^d dis^r'c| during th,Q same period, ' Fjve 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 to the fun^ s of the Club. ( The Stewards reserve to themselves the right to add a Consolation Race to the programme. 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 Saturday, April 27, 1889, WEIGHTS. Handicaps for the first day's Rapes a,nd the Trotting Race, will be published on or abou May 31 d. 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 \ •nd r ntries for the Novel Race, must be m the hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p.m» 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.
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