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ANDREW ORR WANTED Kiown— That for high oUeb Drapery, Clothing and Booti it economical pilose, you moat go to Andrew Orb. t 0 the Ladles— Juat purchased fifty k LsdJea' Jackets at my own prfoe ; will •w'BOld. at 10a 6i to 15a 6J,— andrkw^ .Orb. *. " {X iI7 ANTED JCur-Wrt— A large porchnae YV of the Ashburton blanket* bought, 4 great bargain, will bo Bold at 14s 6d for the month of July »uly. — Andrew Obb« PUBLIC Opinion— The Boat mhl% Oheapoat Hoiue for wedding.ou'tfiti, family ox tuning, arid all olaseea of goods, is Ahdrkw Orb's. ; . WANTED KNOTO — That Andbi^ \ Orr will continue the Great -Safe nf J. On'a aud Oo's Stock autll the 31st July, __ CS7ANTED Known.— Jaßt purchased ?Y kg Importer's Stock of Ladies' Bags at little over half prlca ; nearly 300 bags to ohooaa from. — Andrew Orb's Sale. ■_ - f ISTEN to yoar wives, they will tell I J yoa thai Andrew Obr 1b Selling all classes of Goods at 25 pec cent Oheaper than any uiher Hoaae. MASOiNIU BALL 3rd July.— Jatt opened a beautiful assortment tf Ladies' Material for Ball Dresses ; nloa Goode, A. ORR'S SALE. Sporting *-, ASHBURTON COUNTY HUNTJLOB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES T*O be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton X ON WEDNESDAY, jtagut flu, 1889 Patrons— Hon John McLean, Matthew - Stitt President— John Grigg Vicb-Presidents— G. H. Alington, W. Denshire, Dr Leahy, D. McLean. W. C. Walker, M,H.R. Stewards : G. H. Alington J. C. N Grigg Dr Leahy ohn Corbitt J. Jackson H. G . Moor W. P. Chapman J. Jamieson D, Me Kendr F, Russell Judge — M, Stitt, Starter— D. Thomas Clerk of the Course — A, Hewson Clerk of the Scales— A. J. Kelly Handicappkrs— J. Corbitt, Dr Leahy M. Scott, PROGRAMME. The Hunters' Hurdle Race, a handicap of 15 soys ; second horse to receive 3 soys from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of the Ashburton County Hun!* Club. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Nomination, with ios, by 9 p.m, on Saturday, July 20th, to go to (he fund. Weights will be ceclared on Monday, July 29th. Acceptance ss, by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd. About two miles ; over eight fl'ghts of hurdles, about 3 feet 6 inches high. Hunt Club Cvp Steeplechase, a handicap of 30 soys, second horse to receive 3 sov3 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 15s by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20lh, to go to the funds. Weights will be declared on Monday, July 29th. Acceptance with 15s by 9 pm. on Saturday, August 3rd. About three miles over such jumps and course as . the Stetvaids shali direct. JN'.B. The winner of this race to have the option of receiving the pr ze m a piece of plate or m specie. Selling Hack Race, of 10 soys, no weight under 9 >t. Winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, amount realised above 10 soys to goto the funds of the Club. Post entry ios to go to the fund. Three quarters of a mile on the flat Maiden Steeplechase Plate, of 15 soy», second, 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 adv rtised steeplechase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Entrance with 1 jsby 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th to go to the fund. About two miles Ladies 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 of any recognised Hunt Club. A high weight handicap, Gentlemen riders. Maiden riders allowed 71b. Horses before starting for this race must qualify ove*r a flight of hurdles m fiont of the stand to the satis'action of the stewards. All horses to be nominated by ladies, Nomination with 10s by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20111, to go to the :unds ■% Weights will be declared on Monday, July 29th, Acceptaane with ios by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rj, 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 7lbs, Post entry ios to be made immediately after the Maiden Steeplechase is run. Weights will be declared alter the Ladie3 Bracelet is run. Acceptance free to be notified to the Secretary within ten minutes of the declaration of the weights. About one and a half miles GENERAL RULES* No entry will be received for any of the Race except upon this Condition : — That all disputes and objections arising out of the racing shall be decided by a majority of the Stewards m> present, or those whom they may appoint* Their decisions upon all points connected with the carrying out of this programme shall be final. 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 performances 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 receive J on any pretence whatever after the hour named, and unless accompanied by the necessary amount m cash* All horses must be riden m colors 4 • ■. 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 1889, 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 all winnings towards the expenses of the Course The Committee reserve to themselves the. right of refusing any entry, and m the event of bad weather of postponing, the meeting front* day to day or for any longer period* The Races will be run under the Rules ol Racing and the New Zealand Grand Nationa Steeplechase Rules m all cases where they apply E. J FOOKS Ho, -

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2174, 16 July 1889

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