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■-' WAKANUI KOAD tfOAfiQft , "VTOTIOB Is hereby given that' the XS Bridges In the Wakanul Road pistrlot are UNSAFE for Traotlon Engines and other heavy Welghtn. ; , By order 0. E. FOOKS & SON, District Snrvoyorfl. January 12th 4 1889. 1t73 IMPOEIANT BEDUCTIO^ , <_ IN PRICES OF REID & GRAY'S Two and Three-tool Ploughs. PLBABB NOTE that fr m date hereof oor .1 DOUBIE and Ti<EBL FURROW PLOUGHS will be ONE PCUNJJ LESS than Catalogue Prices , acd obßerye that BAILAGK 18 PAID BY US To any Station on the Hurnnui-Bluff or rralnline of railway ; ' r FREIGHT IS PAID BY US To any main port of Neve Zealand, as per Catalogue. BEID AND GRAY were awarded FIBoT ORDER OF MERIT AND LPEOIAL MENTION by tbe Jurors at the recent Melbourne Exhibition ; and at that of 1880---81, BEID AND GRAY net only won t*e only Gold Medal for Double furrow Ploughs awarded to New Zealand, bat from amongst all the Ploughs m the Exhibition, from the leading English, American, ana Colonial makers, their Plough so excited the admiration of the Jurors that it was singled oat for Special Commendatory Reference ia their official report, as follows : — "In Ploughs, there is one exhibit to wh eh we wish to draw special attention, as being the best, and that is th 6 Double Furrow of BEID AND GRAY, of Duoedin, New Zealand. In finish and construot'on it is far superior to any other."— See Jurors' Report, pa^e 125. REID AND GRAY. Dnnedto, 18th March, 1889. BEID AND GEAY ABE THE LARGEST MAKERS OF Iron Fencing Standards Which they cut and punch to any siie and guage from the Best Quality Standard Iron. No inferior iron kept, Nett weight delivered, is charged. Get Quotation a from Dunedin or any ot oar Branches. Sporting ifflNlMl JlflN mil, President— B. G. Wright. Vice-Presi. dent — John Grigg. Judge — 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 of Scales— O. Digb/. Clerk of Course— A Hewaon. Handi* capper— G. Cutts. Starter— D. Thomas. autumnTmeeting. THURSDAY "and FRIDAY, ? MAY 9th and 10th, 1889. PEOGEAMME. FIRST DAY. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 40 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. Two miles, over eight flights of hmdles about 3ft 6in high, Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, 1 soy. 2. Wakanui Stakes Handicap, of 25 sovsj second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mile. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, 10s. 3. Ashburton Autumn. Handicap, of 60 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a half. Nomination, 1% soys ; acceptance, l% sovsJ 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, 10s. 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 j acceptance, ios. 61 Flying Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. Three-quarters of a mile. Nomination, Isovj acceptance, ios. SECOND DAY. 1. County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys front the stake. District herses only. One mile and a half, over six flights of .' hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, ' 1 soy ; acceptance, ios. 2. Disposal r Stakes, of 30 soys. The winner to be sold by auction immediatel < alter the race, the whole of the proceeds ; to*g6 to the funds of 'he Club. Weight, Bst, any overweight to be declared. Three ■quarters of a mile. Entrance, ios. Grand Stand Handicap, of 50 soys j second horse to receive 5 ovs from the stake. One mile and aquarter. Nomination, I % soys; acceptance, 1 soy. 4* Handicap Time Trot, of 20 soys. District h- rses only. Weight iost. Three miles. Nomination, ios ; accept- ■ ance.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, I soy ; acceptance, I SOY. 6. Harvest Handicap, 0f 25 soys; second hors2 to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. Three quarters of a mile. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, 10". 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 condUipn that all claims, disputes, and objections arising fluf: of the racing shall be decided by the Steward^ cr wb,om jJiey may appoint Their decision tin all points coppected witfc the carrying out of this programme §hail b{ final: A district horse shall' mean any horse tbt has been commonly resident m the distric between the rivers Selwyn and Opihi, from February xith, v >Bß9,>and up to the date of th< forthcoming mefeting; and owned by a persor who has resided m the said distr'ct during th< same period. Five per cent will re deducted from th< gross of ali moneys payable m accordance witr this programme •for the expences of the conrse, An nomination and acceptance fees to go t( the fun s of ihe Club. The Stewards reserve to themselves th< right to add a Consolation Race to the pro gramme. NOMINATIONS. Nominations for all Handicaps, includinj the Trotting Race, accompanied by fee, nami age, description, and perfor{nancis of horse and colors of the rider must be m the hands c the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Satui day, April 27, 18S9. WEIGHTS. Handicaps for the first day's Races and Trotting Race, will be published on or abo May 3id. Handicaps for the second day' Races will be published at 7 o'clock m th( evening of the first day's racing. ACCEPTANCES AND ENTRIES. Acceptances for the first day's Handicap , (i and 1 ntries for the Novel Race, must be.i • ihe, hands of the Secretary not later than >p'!mi'on Monday, May 6th, 1889 ; acceptance for 1 the second clay's Handicaps and Entries fc : vftwDisposal Stakes, not later than 10 o'cloc • m the evening of the first day's racing. , 0, BISSET, }$• *■ \ oUryth

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2094, 26 March 1889

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