WILL be opened shortly, containing upwards of
By Standard and Popnlar Aathora, SPECIALLY SELECTED AND IMPORTED for the above f
Furihor particulars In fotaro sdrertli* meat, F. M. JONES. 4 139 _* WESTERFIKLD FLOUR MILLS. FARMERS aud other Settlers In the Ash burton District are Informed that tho above Mills are now prepared to do gtlntlng m any quantity at loweit rates, and having a First-Ohio Mllle* engaged, satisfaction oan be guaranteed. Grain for gristing oan be left at my ihop In Tanored street, • G. J. F. LUBLOW, 142 Proprietor.
SOLIOITOES AND NOTABIBB PUBLIC Bttiwett Street ABHBU ETON. MR OHAB.LES BBAI>DEU^ htm MteiSd oar Office us Managing Olerk ia pJaca of Ma OtAYToir, Tfho is leaving the Dettiot, Hg Braddeli will bo m daily commanicatioa with our Head Office In Cbrißtchnroh. and will receive Instructions from Clients.
MR WILDING will visit Ashburton every Tbnraday find on oil Oourc dajß. 4fßl
EBTATE, HOUSE, L4ND AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT.
Licensed Land Broker, and Sworn Valuator under the "Land Transfer AcJ, 1885 ' Agent for the National Fire Insurance Company, Bents and debts collected. Several Farms and Houses fot Sale or to Let. Offioes removed to Messrs Wilding and Lewis's Buildings, next " Mail" offloe, 2*Bl Sporting
AiBITOHJpi HO, President— B. G. Wright. Vic»>President— John Grigg. Judge— Matthew Stitt. Stewards— C. W, Purnell, W. B. Den-, ? Shire, Hugo Friedlaadcr, W, M, Lyttelton, s 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. Handz* capper— G. Cutts. Starter— D. Thomas. AUTUMN~MEETING. THMSBAY "id FRIDAY, MAY 9iH and 10th, 1889. PBOGrBAMME. FIBBT DAY. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 40. soys * second horse to receive 5 soys from th stake. Two miles, over eight flights o hutdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, 1 soy. 2. Wakanui Stakes Handicap, of 25 sovsj
second horse to receive 5 soys from the sr stake. District horses only. One mile. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios. Ashburton Autumn Handicap, of 60 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soya from the stake. One mile and a half. Nomination, I>£ soys ; acceptance, 1%. 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. Half a mile.
Entrance, ios. 5 District Weltkr Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mils
and a half. Nomination, 1 soy ; accept"
ance, ios. 61 Flying Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. Three-quarters of a mile. Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, ios.
SECOND DiY. County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 sots from the stake. District herses only. One mile and a half, over six flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, 1 soy j 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 rhe Club. Weight Bst, any overweight to be declared. Three quarters of a mile. Entrance, io». Grand Stand Handicap, of 50 soys; second horse to receive 5 roys from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, \% soys ; acceptance, I soy, 4. Handicap Time Trot, of 20 soys. District hrses only. Weight lost. Three miles. Nomination, ios; acceptance, ios. c. 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, 1 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, xos.
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 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. 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 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* An nomination and acceptance fees to go to the fun* sof the Club. The Stewards reserve to themselves the right to add a Consolation Race to the pro* gramme.
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 Satur. day, April 27, 18S9 WEIGHTS; Handicaps for the first day's Races and Trotting Race, will be published on or about May 3»d. Handicaps lor the second day's Races will be published at 7 o'clock on the evening of the first day's racing. ACCEPTANCES AND ENTRIES. I Acceptances lor the first day's Handicap and Entries 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 xo o'clock n the evening of the first day's racing. k G, BISSET 4
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