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ri 7 ANTED — .Experienced NQrse W Maid. Apply Mrs.Hugo FriedLANDBp.^Burnett Street: -'j_ ! ' , 6 159 NOTICE TO SHEEP~OWNERsT~ SHEEP OWNERS are reminded that the Returns of. Sheep owned by them" on the 31st May, 1890, must be in by 30th JUNE. W. G, REES, 6§156 Inspector. • BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL WS&tiM ANNIVERSARY. .. REV G. O. GRIFFITHS, of Greendale, will jjfreach, D.V., in Schoolroom, Peter Street, on SUNDAY, Morning and Evening. Tea and Service of Song on MONDAY.' Admission, Is. Tea, 6.30 p.m.. • . , 6 157 , ; N.Z. WESLEY AN CHURCH. / JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS SPECIAL SERVICES in connection] with the above, will be conducted in all Wesleyan Churches and other preaching,.., places , NEXT , SUNDAY, JUNE 29th. .., ; , , GOLDEN OFFERINGS are Earnestly Solicited in aid of "the JUBILEE THANKSGIVING FUND. 6 158 t_> ' I N XT WILL be open TOX, 1,,N J\. MORROW Evening a's usual. " -'-— AFTERNOON Session for Leaners. • . . • Admission, Free : Skates, 6d. ■ ■ , ; , . ROBERT ELSTON, 1 ■ ■ „. , Manager. ASHBURTON COUNTY HUNT_GIiIJB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES. mO be held on the Racecourse, AshJL burton, on , WEDNESDAY, «UST 6,1890, Patrons—Hon. John McLean, Matthew Stitt. President —John Grlgg. Vice-Presidbnts—G. H. Alirig'ton, W. B. Denshire,: Dr Leahy, D. r McLean, w. c: Walker, m:h.r: Stewards—G. H. Alington, J, C. N. Grigg, Dr Leahy, H. G. Moore, W. P. ■ Chapman, J.- Jamieson, D. :McKendry, G. A. Buckley, H. H. Wright,; W. RolUt. , ', ,/ ■.;.,-■„,.. , , ■ Jud^e—M. Stitt. Starter—D. Thomas., • Clerk ofthe Course"— A. Hewson. Clerk of the Scales—A.' J. Kelly; HAifDiCAPPERS—Dr Leahy, M. Scott, F. Russell. PROGRAMME. 1. The Hunters' HpRDLE - 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 71bs. Nomination,, 10s ; acceptance, ss. About two miles ; over eight flights of hurdles, about 3 feet 6 inches high. - : ; , 2. Hunt Club Cup 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 71bs. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, 15s. 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 in a piece of plate or in specie. 3. Hack Race,.of 10 soys, no weight under 9st. For horses that have never been nominated.for a handicap or any classic race. Post entry 10s, to go to the fund. Three quarters of a mile on the flat. 4. Maiden Steeplechase Plate, 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, that have never won an advertised steeplechase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs; Entrance 15s. About two miles; 5. Ladies' Bracelet Handicap, of 20 soys; the first horse to receive a bracelet of thu value of 15 soys ; the second horse to receive a bracelet of the value of 5 , sove. 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 over a flight oE hurdles in front of the stand to the satisfaction of the Stewards. All horses to be nominated by ladies. Nomination, 10s ; acceptance, , 10s. About two miles on the flat, 6. Consolation Steeplechase, a handicap of 10 soys. Nomination 10s, to be made to the Secretary immediately after the Ladies' Bracelet is run; acceptance free, to > be notified to the Secretary within 10 minutes of the declaration of the weights. About one mile and a half.; , , ; 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. Thair decisions upon all points connected with the carrying out of this Programme, shall bo 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. No nomination dr acceptance will be received on any pretence whatever after the hour named, and unless accompanied by the necessary amount in cash. All horses must be ridden in colors. A qualified hunter shall niean 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 riders.—Names must be sent in to the Secretary on or before 2nd August 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 in the event of bad weather of postponing thu meeting from day to day or for any longer period. Tho Races will be run under the Rules of Racing and.-the New Zealand Grand National' Stooplechase Rules in all cases where they apply. NOMINATIONS, Ac. Nominations to be accompanied by foes, name, age, and description of tho horse and colors of rider, and' in tho hands of tho Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on SATURDAY, July 19th, 1890. Weights.will be declared on MONDAY, July 28th, 1890. . "J. Accoptancea nitist bo made to the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on SATURDAY, August 2nd, 1890. E. J. FOOKS, ' 0*154 Hon. Secretary.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2452, 27 June 1890

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2452, 27 June 1890