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VETEEAN BOWLER.

J30W HE TAUQtJT MACARTNEY

WEST MAITLAND, Sunday.

ueo(go moore tho Aeteian Australia»

eiickoter, celehrtilod his ninety-fourth With day .oateiday at his losidenco, Ampthiil Villa, Horseshoe Bpnd A* hoi o ho has been living in retirement and comfort for th,o past quartei of a century .."conting u slight affliction of deafness and a feebloiiess to bo expected in onp qf his .ears his health |b St|ll fa|rly 'good and his mental faculties unimpaired Ho still takes gi oat inteiest in cilcltcf Boin at \mpthill (Bedfordshire England) In 18_0 r,_ epmo to New South Wales in 1852 settling in Maitland where he eniriod on succc.sfully the business of coufoct|onoi and coi dial manutacturer until he letlrpd 23 yeara ago He played with i combined Now South Wiles and Vlctoilan 22 against H H Stephenson a first Lnglian eleven that Malted the colonlea In 1SC1 und 1S02, ngalnat Geoige Pan a team in 61 and 'C4 anil Al o Graces team In 73 and 71 Ihe dolent of Stephenson s eleven vvis large lj duo to tho old nliii's Uno bow lint he cap lured 10 Avlckets In IS-, he wns ?ipsented With a ci leitet ball nipiinted qn i MIAOI stand In recognition of his howling in an Intci colonial mitti) and the tollón lue J ear foi slmllni soivlcos he w is given a hand

-onie marble and bioiuo clock Hl3 last.

m itch vas plnjeil |n 189Ú, when he was "j

vears of ige Ho la the grandfather of C G Micnitue. the well known Aufatinlinn cilekclcr whose successes with the bit be Ins followed with keenest d»llght H thliil i how tv pt tint too mm li lellnncp Is placed on the bat it the pi .sent (lu i»l that Ilcldliit, 1. not enltl titod RiiUlelciitb He Is pioud of the fut that bo Hist taught

Chalilo Muaitiir-v jo ,ilav irlikct v lib i littlo home in ide bat H tin tin foi i ivItKct

and ho bonica him with giccn lippies. __ '

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