AND««rW ORK IF " TTTANTED Kiown-That for high W olaea Drapery, Clothing and Boot* »t economical prices, you most co to *kdrw Ore. fO the Lidles-Juat purohased fifly i ladleo' JVoktfte at my own price ; v\U he Bo!d lit 10j 65 to 15a 6o\—Ahdjuw Okb. WANTED Known— A large pnrohrue of the Aabbutton blanket bought. » groat bargain, be sold at 14- 6J foe the month of July only.— Andrew Oeb. PUBLIC Oplnlon-The Beet md ■ Cheapest House for wedding outßU. family mourning, and all olaeoea of goodi. is Andbew Ore's ■ WANTED KNOWN —That Andbiw Orr will continue the Great Sale of J. Ort'a and Oo'a Stock until the 31st July. TTTANTED Known.— Jast purchased »? an Importer's Stock of Ladies' Bags at little over half prioa ; nearly 300 > Rga to ohooae from— Andrew Okes F ISTEN to your wives, they will tell JIJ yon tbat Andrew Orr Ib Selling all olasaes of Goods at 25 per cent Oheaper than any other Home. MASONIO BALL 3rd July— Joefc opened a beautiful aisoetment if Ladles' Material for Ball Dreaies: nloe Goods, A, ORR'S SALE. i Sporting ' 4^^^^^_H9_B___^_E_^_E^S_^_H_[__*^^«_la^_^_^H_^_^_H_K9^_^^^^^^i ASHBURTON COTJOTY HUNTJLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES TO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton' ON WEDNESDAY,_Apgust 7ffi, iBB9 Patrons— Hon John McLean, Matthew Stitfc President— John Grigg Vice-Presidents— G. H. Alington, W. Denshire, Dr Leahy, D. McLean. W. C. Walker, M,H.R. Stewards : G. H. Alington T. C. N Grigg Dr Leahy TohnCorbitt J. Jackson H.G.Moor W. P. Chapman J. Jamieson D, McKendr F, Russell Judge— M, Stitt. Starter— D. Thomas Clerk of 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 ; 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 fund; Weights will be declared on Monday, July 29th. Acceptance $s t by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd. About two miles; over eight flights of hurdles, about 3 feet § inches high. Hunt Club Cup Steeplechase, a handicap of 30 soys, second horse to receive 3 soya 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 20th, to go to the funds. Weights will be deolared on Monday, July 29th. Acceptance with 15s by 9 pm. 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 Race, 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 t'e 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 ah 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 mil-s 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 7lb. Horses before starting for this race must qualify over 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 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 7lbs, Post entry 103 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 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 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 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 receive on any pretence whatever alter the hour najaned, 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 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 th right of refusing any entry, and m the event of bad weather of postponing the meeting fronr day 10 day or for .-'.uy longer period. Tne Races will be run under the Rules o( Racing and the New Zealand Grand Nationa Steeplechase Rules m all cases where they apply , E. J FOOKS I Hft
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