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! Public Notices " WAKANM ROAD BOARD. NOTICE ta hereby given that the Bridges In the Wakanoi Road Dlotrlot ire UNSAFE for Traction Engines and other heavy Weights. By order 0. E. FOOKS & SON, District Surveyors. January 12th v 1889, 1+73 IMPORTANT REDUCTION IN PEIOES OP REID & GRAY'S Two and Three-furrow Ploughs. PLEASE NOTE that from date hereof our DOUBLE and TJBEBL 1 * FUKBOW PLOUGHS will be ONE POUND LESS than Catalogue Prices , and observe that HAILAGE 18 PAID BY US To any Btatlon on the Harunni- Bluff or mainline of railway ; or FREIGHT 18 PAID BY US To any main port of New Zealand, as per Catalogue. REID AND GRAY were awarded FIRoT ORDER OF MERIT AND SPECIAL MENTION by the Jorore at the reeent Melbourne Exhibition: and at that of 1880---81, REID AND GRAx net only -won the only Gold Medal for Double furrow Ploughs awarded to New Zealand, but from amongst all the Ploughs in the Exhibition, from the leading English, American, and Colonial maker b, their Plough eo excited the admiration oi the Jurors that it was singled out for tMrecial Commendatory Reference in their official report, as follows: — "In Plongns, there is one exhibit to which we wish to draw special attention, as being the best, and that ia the Double Furrow of REID AND GRAY, of DuDedin, Kew Zealand In finish and construction it is far superior to any other,"— See Jurors' Report, page 125. REID AND GRAY. Dnnedic, 18th March, 1899. REID AFD GRAY ABB THE LARGEST MAEERB OF Iron Fencing Standards Which they cat and punch to anvßizoand guage from the Best Quality Standard Iron. No inferior iron kopti Kett weight delivered, is charged. Get Quotations from Dunedin or any ot our Branches. Sporting ASiraTOlJpi} CIUB. President — E. G. Wright. Vice-Presi^ dent— John Grigg. Judge— Matthew StUt. Stewards — C. W. Purnell, W. B. Denshire, Hugo Friedlaoder, 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. Handicapper— G. Cutts. Starter— D. Thomas. autumnTmeeting. THURSDAY "and FRIDAY, MAY 9th ahd 10th, 1889. PEOGEAMME. FIRBT DAY. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 40 sovs; second horse to receive 5 sovs from the stake. Two miles, over eight flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, 1 sov ; acceptance, 1 sov. 2. Wakanui Stakes Handicap, of 25 sovs; second horse to receive 5 sovs from the stake. District horses only. One mile. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ros. 3. Ashburton Autumn Handicap, of 60 sovs; second horse to receive 5 sovs from the stake. One mile and a half. Nomination, l% sovs ; acceptance, \% sovs! 4. Novel Race, of 25 sovs. 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 Welter Handicap, of 30 sovs ; second horse to receive 5 sovs from the stake. District horses only. One mile and a half. Nomination, 1 sov ; acceptance, iOSi 61 Flying Handicap, of 30 sovs ; second horse to receive 5 sovs frorii the stake. Three-quarters of a mile. Nomination, I sov; acceptance, 109. SECOND DAY. 1. County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 sovs $ second horse to receive 5 sovs from the stake. District horses only. One mile and a half, over six flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, I sov ; acceptance, ios. 2. Disposal Stakes, of 30 sovs. The winner to be sold by auction immediate after the race, the wjiole pf the proceeds to go to the funds of he Club, Weight, Bst, any overweight to be declared. Three quarters ot a mile. Entrance, ios. Grand Stand Handicap, of 50 sovs ; second horse 10 receive 5 ovs from ther stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, 1 % sovs; acceptance, 1 sov. 4- Handicap Time j Trot, of 20 sovs. District h rses .only. Weight lost. Three miles, Npmination, ios ; acceptance, ios. 5. Open Welter Handicap, of 35 sovs; second horse to receive 5 sovs from the i stake. The winner of the Grand Stand Handicap to carry 7lbs penalty. One mile. Nomination, 1 sov; acceptance, I sov. 6. Harvest Handicap, 0f 25 sovs; second horss to receive 5 sovs from the stake. District horses only. Three quarters of a mile. Nomination, 15s; acceptance, xos, RULES AND REGULATIONS. The meeting vill be held under the Rules of Racing ; the Trotting Race under the Rules of the Canterbury Trotting Association. No enjtry will be received except on the condition that ail claims, disputes, and objections arising out of the racing ghall be decided by the Stewards cr 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 in the distric between the rivprs ;Selwyn and QpihV.'fioin February nth, 1889; :knd upHo'thi date'of the forthcoming meeting, and owned by a peroon who has resided in the said distrct during the same period. Five per cent will te deducted from the gross of a!i moneys payable in accordance with this programme for the expences of the conrsei All nomination and acceptance fees to go to the fun^ soft he 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, nnmt, age, description, and performances of horse, and colors of the rider must be in the hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 1889. WEIGHTS. Handicaps for the first day's Baces and Trotting Race, will be published on or abou May 3id. Handicaps for the second day Races will be published at 7 o'clock in th* 1 evening of the first day's racing. ACCEPTANCES AND ENTRIES. Acceptappes for the first day's Handicaps and t utries for" the Npvpl Race, must be in the hands of the Secretary not later J.han Q. p.nu on Monday, May: 6th, 1889; acceptances for the iecond day's .Handicaps and Entries for the Disposal Stakes, not later than 10 o'clock in the evening of the first day's racing. G, J3ISSET ' % '

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2097, 29 March 1889

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2097, 29 March 1889

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