»| ASHBURTON BOROUGH OOUNOII CI lENDERS are invited for the followloi X works : — 1. Additions to House at Fire Brigade Station, Burnett Street. 2. Oonstruoiion and ereotlon of Gates &0., Park Street. Entranoe ti Domain 3. Rem 'Val of the timber framing o Pire Bell from the Woksnnt Road and re-ereotton at the Pice Brigadi StatloD, Burnett Street. Specifications may be seen at ou Offioaa, and tenders will bo reoeived untl 4 p,m. on TUESDAY, July 2ad, at thi Borough Oonnoll Offices, Baring Square West. O. E. FOOKS & SON, Borough Engineers. Borough Coanoll Offices, Jane 25th, 1889. 6 161 .. Alfred Harrison, AOOTIONEER, STOOK AND ESTAT 1 AGENT AND VALUATOR. SATURDAY SALE at IJ o'olook sharr «- Horses, Cattle, Pigs, Produos and Merchandise. Farming Implements and Vehloles of all kinds constantly In Yards on view FOR SALE. Clearing bales held In town or Country as required, and most liberal terms arranged with both Buyers and Sellers. TO LBT— Shops In Coleman's Buildings. Beduoed rents. Good brick buildings handsome shops. POR SALE. 5 AORES L&ND, well planted and fenoed ; Oottage, water raoe. One mile from Tinwald Title oleat Very heap Apply ALFRED HARRISON. AOBNT JTOB THB Norwich Union Fire Insurance Company, ALFR2J3 HARRISON. Sporting ABHBUKTOifI COILNTY j HUNTJLUB. AOUAL STEEPLECHASES TO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton, ON WEDNESDAY, August 7th, 1889 Patrons— Hon John McLean, Matthew Stitt President— John Grigg Vice-Presidents— G. H. Alington, W. B Denshire, Dr Leahy, D. McLean, W. C. Walker, M.H.R. Stewards • G. H. Alington J. C. N Grigg Dr Leahy JohnCorbitt J.Jackson H.G.Moore W. P. Chapman J. Jamieson D, McKendry F, Russell JUDGK-i-M, Stitt. Starter— D. Thomas Clerk op the Course— A. Hewson Clerk of the Scales— A. J. Kelly Handicappers— J. Corbitt, Dr Leahy, M. Scott. PROGRAMME. The Hunters' Hurdle Race, a handicap of 15 soys j second horse to receive 3 soys from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of the Ashburton County Hunt Club, Maiden riders allowed 7lbs, Nomination, with ios, by 9 p.m, on Saturday, July 20th, to go to .the fundi Weights will be ceclarcd on Monday, July 29th. Acceptance ss, by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd, About two miles j over eight flights of hurdles, about 3 feet 6 inches high. Hunt Club Cur (Steeplechase, a handicap of 30 soys, second horse to receive 3 soys and third horse to receive 2 soys from the stake. Open to all qualified hunters, the property of members of any recognised Hunt Club. Minimum weight, lost. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Nomination with 153 by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th, to go tq the funds. Weights will be deolared on Monday, July 29th. Acceptance with 15s by 9 p.m, on Saturday, August 3rd. About three miles over such jumps and course as the Stewards shall direct. N.B. The winner of this race to have the option of receiving the prize m a piece of plate or m specie. Selling Hack Kace, of 10 soys, no weight under 9st. Winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, amount realised above 10 soys to go to the funds of the Club. Post entry ios to go to the fund. Three quarters.of a mile on the flat Mai den Steeplechase Plate, of 15 soy?, tecond horse to receive 3 soys from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of the Ashburton County Hunt Club, that have never won an advertised steeplechase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Entrance with 15s by 9 p.m* on Saturday, July 20th to go to the fund. About two miles Lajd ies Bracelet Handicap, of 20 soys, the first horse to receive a bracelet of the value of 15 soys ; the second horse to receive a bracelet of the value of 5 soys. Open to all qualified hunters the property of members ol any recognised Hunt Club, A high weight handicap, Gentlemen riders. Maiden riders allowed 7lb. Horses before starting for this race must qualify over a flight of hurdles m front of the stand to the satisfaction of the Stewards, All horses to be nominated by ladies, Nomination with ios by 9 p.m, on Saturday, July 20th, to go to the funds. Weights will be declared on Monday, July 29th, Acceptaane with ios by 9 p,m, on Saturday, August 3rd, About two miles on the flat Selling Hunters Steeplechase, a handicap of 10 soys, winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, amount realised above 15 soys to go to the funds of the Club, Maiden riders allowed 'jibs, Post entry ios to be made immediately after the Maiden Steeplechase is run. Weights will be declared alter the Ladies Bracelet is run. Acceptance free to be notified to the Secretary within ten minutes of the declaration of the weights. About ene and a half miles GENERAL RULES* No entry will be received for any of the Races except upon this Condition :—That all disputes and objections arising out of the racing | shall be decided by a majority of the Stewards present, or those whom they may appoint. Their decisions upon all points connected with < the carrying out of this programme shall be 6nal. 1 All entries to be sealed and addressed to the Secretary, Ashburton, entrance money enclosed, with the name, age at the time of entry, name of owner, pedigree, and perform* | ances of the horse, and colors of the rider. Entries by telegram must be confirmed by writing at the earliest opportunity. N o nomination or acceptance will be received on any pretence whatever after the hour named, and unless accompanied by the necessary ' amount m cash. All horses must be riden m colors. A qualified hunter shall mean any horse that has been fairly hunted at least three times with any recognised pack of hounds during the season 1809, and the Master's certificate of qualification must be produced at the scales* Gentlemen Ridersi — Names must be sent m to the Secretary on or before August 3rd for the approval of the Committee. Five per cent will be deducted from aU winnings towards the expenses of the Cpu!rse. ' ( The Committee tes,trve t,q themselves the right of refusing any entry, and m the event of j bad weather of postponing the meeting from day to day or for any longer periodi The Kaceswill be run under the Rules of Racing and the New Zealand Grand National Steeplechase Rules m all cases where they apply. ■'__■' „ m *k J, FOOKS, *}<«$ Hon,S|Or,}U<y t ,
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