NOTICE OF OHANGE. Dr. J. U.TOWNEND, i^ONSULTING Physician, 183 Colombo \J Street (opposite Bank of New Zealand), Ohrfctchurch (Hon Visiting P'*yslotsn, OhrUtchurch Hospital 10 ye«r«) Hours of OonpnltaM^n from 12 oniil 2 p.m., a->r? from 1, 30 onttl 9pm., Sundays exc?ptr>d. N. B — ConenltaMou by letter. 3t46 IMPOErAKT REDUCTION IN PRJCE 3 OF REID' & GRAY'S Two and Three-farrow Ploughs. PLEA-E N^TE that fr- m date here-f onr DOUBIE and TREKL FDRBOW PiiODGHS will be ONE PCUND LEBB than Catalogue Prices , acd observe that BAILAGS 18 PAID BY U3 To any Stafoa on the Hnrunui- Bluff or r ninline of railway ; or FREIGHT 18 PAID BY US To any main pert of New Zealand, as per Catalogue. REID AND GRAY were awarded FIBoT oBDER OF MERIT AND fc.PECIA.Ii I MFNTION by the 'Jurors at the recent Me' boa me Exhibition ; and at that of 1880---81, REin AND GRAY n< t only won the oily Golu M dal for Donblefurrow Plouahs awaided 00 New Zealand, but from amongst all ti-o Ploughs m the Exhibition, from the leading English, American, and Colonial makers, their Plough so excitzdthe admiration o the -Jurors that it was singled out for ecial Commendatory Reference m their offcial report, as follows: — "In Plougaa, ther^ is cne exhibit to wh eh ■we wish to draw special attention, as being the best, and that is the. Double Furrow of REED AND G*AY, of Dnnedin, New Zealand. In finish and construction it is far superior to any other."— See Jurors' Report, pa^e 136. REID AND GRAY, Dunedir, 18th March, 18*9. KEID AND GRAY ABE THE LARGEST MAKERS OF Iron Fencing Standards Which they cn 1 ; nnd punuh ti any size and enage from the Best Quality Standard Iron.' No inferior iron kept, Nett weight delivered, s charge i. Get Quotations from Dunedin or any ot our Branohaa. Sporting inHmufm am President— B. G. Wright. Vice-Presi-dent — John Grigg. Judge— Matthew Stift. Stewards— C. W. Purnell, W. B. Denshire, Hugo Friedlander, W. M. Lytte^on, 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. Hewßon, Handicxpper—G. Cutts. Starter— D. Thomas, j AUTUMN~MEETING. THURSMYInd FRIDAY, MAY 9ih 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 i hurdles about 3ft 6in high, Nomination, I 1 soy ; acceptance, 1 soy. z. 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, 1% 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, ios. 5 District Weltkr Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 boys 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 nule. Nomination, I soy j acceptance, ios. SECOND DAY* County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mile and a half, over six flights t>f hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, I so" ; acceptance. 105. Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys. The winner to be sold by auction immediatel after the race, the whole of the proceeds 5 go to the funds of 'he Club. Weighty Bst, any overweight to be declared. Three quarters of a mile. Entrance, ios. Grand Stand Handicap, of 50 soys ; second horse 10 receive 5 fOVS fr° m *be stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, I>£ soys ; acceptance, I soy. 4. Handicap Time Trot, of 20 soys. District h rses only. Weight lost. Three miles. Nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. 5. Open Welter Handicap, of 35 sovsj 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, 1 soy. Harvest Handicap, of 25 soys ; second horss to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. Three quarters of a mile. Nomination^ 15s ; acceptance, lO'. RULES AND REGULATIONS. The meeting will be beld 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 decis'on 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 of the forthcoming meeting, and owned by a person who has resided m the said distr'ct during the same period.. '. < Five per cent will te deducted from the gross of ali moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expencesof the conrse. All nomination and acceptance fees to go to the fun 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 tlian 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 18S9. WEIGHTS. Handicaps for the first day's Races and Trotting Race, will be published on or ab">ut May 3id. Handicaps for the second day's Races will be published at 7 o'clock on the evening of the first day's racing, ACCEPTANCES AND ENTRIES. Acceptances tor the first day's Handicaps and lr 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 in'the evening of the first day's racing. G, BISSET4 t Secretary,

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2114, 20 April 1889

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