f Alfred Harrison, AOOTIONKBR, STOOK AND ESTATE AGENT AND VALUATOR. SATURDAY SALE at 12 o'olook sharp -Horses, Cattle, Pigs, Produce •nd Merchandise. Farming Implements and Vehicles of all kinds constantly In Yards on view FOR SALE. Clewing Sales held In town or Country as required, and most liberal terms arranged with both Buyers and Sellers. Reatn oolleoted, and the Business of Absentees managed with care. Valuation made of Properties or Merchandise on easy terms. Advances made instantly on Goods delivered at the Store for Ssle. * FOR SALE -Strong Light GIG, nearly new. Oheap, TO LET— Shops In Coleman's Buildings. Reduced rents. Good brlok buildings handsome shops.
AOBNT FOE THB Norwich Onion Fire Insurance Company. ALFRED ISARRISON. NEW AUTUMN AND WINTE . FASHIONS S. W. A^ OEN &0° HAVE now opened up a Choice Assortment of NEW OOODS For the Beason. ■ New Jackets, New Short Dolmans, Now Uhters, Ladies', Maida, and Children's Newest stsles m Ladies' and Children's Hate, New French bress Stuff, New Dress Tweedy, New Plushes, Feathers and Flowers, Blankets, Flannels, Sheetings, &c BEST VALUE PB.OOUBABLB AT 8. W. ALCORN & CO. EAST BTBBET. 4*84 Sporting __ ASHBCRTONJACIMe tt President— B. G. Wright. Vice-Presi-dent—John Grigg. Judge— Matthew Stitt . Stewards— CTW. 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. Hewson, Handicapper— G. Cutts. Starter— D. Thomas. autumn~~meeting. THURSDAY "and FRIDAY, MAY 9th and 10th, 1889. PROGRAMME. FIKBT DAY. Handicap Hurdle Race , of 40 soys i second horse to receive 5 soys from th stake. Two miles, over eight flights o hurdles abont 3ft 6in high. Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, 1 soy. a. 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; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a half. Nomination, V/z soys ; acceptance, \% sovsi 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 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, /OS. 61 Flying Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive $ soys from the stake. Three-quarters of a mile... Nomination, X soy ; acceptance, ios. BEOOND DAY. County Hurdle Race Hawdicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District herses 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 3" 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 to receive 5 fOVS from the stake," One mile and a;quarter. Noniination, 1% soys"; acceptance, I soy. 4. Handicap Time Trot, of 20 soys. District horses 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 winuer of the Grand Stand Handicap to carry 7lbs penalty. One mile. Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, 1 soy. Harvest Handicap, of 25 soys ; second horse 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 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' cr whom they may appoint, Their decision on all points connected with the carrying out of this programme shall be final, A district horse shaU 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 district during the ame period. Five per cent will be 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'ris 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 (hi 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 ior 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 1 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 he Disposal Stakes, not later than 10 o'clock n the evening of tbe first day's racing. k G, BISSET*; ccreUry
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