NEW AUTUMN AND WINTE R FASHIONS S. W. A^ OBN &0° HAVE now opened np a Choice Assortment of NEW GOODS [ For the Seaaon. New Jackets, New Short Dolmans, New , Ulsters, Ladies', Maids, and Children's Newest • Stoles m Ladies' aad Children's Hats, New French bress Scuff, New Drosa Tweeds, New Plushes, Feathers t>nd Flowers, Blankets, Flanneis, Sheetings, <fee. BEST VALUE PROCURABLE at S. W. ALCOBN & CO. EAST STREET. 4*31 Alfred Harrison, ACOTIONEER, STOOK AND ESTATE AGENT AJSI> VALUATOR.
SATURDAY SALE at 12 o'olock sharp —Howes, Cattle, Pigs, Produos and Merchandise. Farming Implements and Vehloles of all kinds constantly In Yards on view FOR SALE. Clearing Sales held In town or Country 1 aB required, and most liberal terms arranged with both Buyers and Sellers. Rents oolleoted, and the Business of Absentees managed with care. ! Valuation made of Properties or Merohan* dlse on easy terms. Advances made Instantly on Goods delivered at the Store for Sale. FOR SALE -Strong Light GIG, nearly new. Cheap, TO LET— Shops In Coleman's Buildings. Beduoed rents. Good brlok buildings handsome shops. Aobnt for the Norwich Union Fire Insurance Company. ALFRED HARRISON. Sporting ASHBMOKJP! CHI President— B. G. Wright. Vice-Presi-dent— John Grigg. Judge— Matthew Sti»t. 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. Digby. Clerk of Course— A. Hewson. Handicapper— G. Cutts. Starter— D. Thomas. AUTUMN~MEETING. THURSDAY "and FRIDAY, MAY 9th and 10th, 1889. PBOGBAMME. FIRST DAY.
Handicap Hurdle Race, of 40 soys c second horse to receive 5 soys fromth stake. Two miles, over eight flights o 1 hutdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, 1 soy. 2. Wakanui Stakes Handicap, of 25 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mile. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios. Ashburton Autumn Handicap, of 60 soys j second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a half. Nomination, \% soys ; acceptance, x% soys* 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. c 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 rpile. Nomination, 1 soy ; 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 of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, ios. Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys. The winner to be sold by auction immediatel after the race, the whole of the proceeds S" go to the funds of the Club. Weight Bst, any overweight to be declared. Three quarters of a mile. Entrance, ios. G rand Stand Handicap, of 50 soys ; second horse u> receive 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomina- 1
tion, 1 % soys; acceptance, 1 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 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, 1 soy. „ , Harvest Handicap, 0f 25 soys; second horss 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 of Racing ; the TrottiDg Race under the Rules Of the Canterbury Trotting Association. No entry will bs 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. Then? decision on all points connected with the carrying out of this programme shall be 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 ame period. Five per cent will te deducted from tbe gross of ali moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expences of the conrse. All nomination and acceptance fees to go to thefts 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 Races and Trotting Race, will be published on or about May 31 d. 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 for the first day's Handicap and Entries for the Novel Race, must be m the hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p.rm on Monday, May 6th, 1889 J acceptances for the second day's Handicaps and Entries tor he Disposal Stakes, not later than 10 o clock n the evening of tbe first day's racing. lv, pIOOAI ecrctary
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