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NEWS Of THE DISTRICT.
Mr. Hi A. Bell, the local postmaster, hid a narrow .escape from serious intarr when driring from Camperdown last Wednesday evening. Jast before reaching Qimtak the front wheel of his burgy collWt.l with a cow which waa cio.s?ing the road in front of him, but Jail oil to get clear. The. force'of the impact broke thr aile and whtel, throwing the occupant out. In falling he get en tnnglcd in the rciu?, and wai <lracL.'?l tome yaril? before freeing himself. The horse toon got clear from the brokrn vehicle and galloi>cil (iff. Kortuiatvly, 41r. IMI etcapad with a few bruin-*.
The telephone is p oving a groat boon to the district, a steadily increasing batine* Uttifying to its popularity. Tlicre has only been ono daj sinoe its inttalhtioa on which the returns were nil. There is ever? pro bability of private lines being extended to. some of the neighboring atatrDc* in the near future. '"• ' The late Mr. J. M'K. He.k,to whom reference ?v made in yourc*lumnt a shori .time since, was a black and white artist of ut?it,ability.. .Many of his workt sic to be rodfid in the district, mostly in the shape of I chronological and genealogical charts of j various designs. Mr. Nicliolas Cole, of Went Cloven Hill", hai a chronological tree designed and drawn by Mr. Meek. It em braces the whole history of thvoolooiet from thair discovery to a period of about twenty live years ago. The penmanship in this work of art is unique. . ' '