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THE NOVEMBER SHOW.

- The third Show of tne Koyai Agriculture and Horticultural Society is this year to be heldiiearlyamonthlater than usual. Probably the reason is to be found in the fact that the

August Exhibition having become the great occasion for the competition of livestock there is lest necessity than formerly for consulting   the convenience of breeders in fixing the date of the later Show. The prize-list for the forthcoming Exhibition has been published,   and in some respects it differs materially from that of last year. The character of the Show is completely altered, for instead of cattle occupying a prominent place they form quite a subordinate section. Dogs and poultry have been altogethei dropped out, but as compensation a new section has been provided which it devoted to exhibits in wool The general effect of the alteration is to confirm us in the con viction that the time is fast approaching when the Society would be wise, should it find it at all practicable to do so, in following the example of the kindred Associations of New South Wales and Victoria in holding one grand annual Exposition instead of three smaller ones. In some respects the Society would be better fulfilling its mission and exerting a more powerful influence upon the progress of agriculture in South Aus tralia could the Committee, instead oi pursuing its present plan, concentrate its powers in holding one annual Exhibition upon an imposing scale that should thoroughly represent the natural and in- dustrial resources of the colony. While making these remarks it is far from our intention to imply that the Show which is arranged for this month will be of an uninteresting or unprofitable description. Precisely the reverse may, in fact, be con- fidently expected. A liberal prize list has been drawn up, with awards amounting to a total of close upon £400, which cannot fail to excite hearty competi- tion in the various sections. Then, too, the season has been so highly favourable to agricultural and pastoral pursuits that the quality of the exhibits is sure to be unusually good. The prizes have evidently been appor- tioned with considerable care, and the only thing that strikes one as dispropor tionate is the large amount of the funds which is allotted to flowers. The first section in the list is dairy produce, and in connection with it awards amounting to £52 are offered. Mr. Foote has set a thoroughly commendable example in this division by again contributing a special prize of £10 10b. for the best half ton of South Australian cheese. Now that so many farmers through the exhausted condition of their land are compelled to direct attention to dairying it is eminently desirable that the manufacture of good cheese should be encouraged with a view to paving the way for an export trade in that article. Mr. Foote's generous efforts in this direction may be expected to have a beneficial influence, as the prize he offers is sure to excite consider able emulation among cheesemakers. The Society add an award of £5 for the second best bulk sample, and in both eases the successful competitors are required, as in former years, to allow their cheese to be sold at auction. The highest prize offered for butter is £4 Very properly, bacon and ham are now placed upon a par, a first priee of £5 being accorded to each of these classes. To fruits and vege tables awards are devoted amounting re- spectively to £11 Us. and £13 7s. The list of floricultural prizes is a long one, so that although the sums given in each class are small the aggregate mounts up to £97. Of this total plants in pota absorb £15 10s., blooming plants £34 12s. 6d., and cut flowers £46 18s. The cattle section comes next, but, as we have said, it is entirely shorn of ths pre-eminence which custom leads us to associate with it In the present list it includes only seven classes, and has provided for it no more than £39 5s. This total, moreover, includes a special prize of £5 5s., which is offered by Mr. J. H. Angas, M.P., for the two best steers or heifers, bred from pure Hereford and Durham stock, and fed on natural pastures. The remaining prizes are without respect to breed, and include awards of £6 for five fat bullocks, five fat cows, and awards of £4 for single »nmiai«. This is not the Show par excellence for sheep, but a section is set apart for these useful animals, and Merino and longwool breeds are invited to compete for prizes amounting to £20. Apparently horses are to be considered the speciality of the Exhibition, for the awards reserved for them come to £103 10s. in alL Blood Btock takes £29 of this sum, the highest prize being £5 for the best brood mare. The Committee judiciously continue to aim at encouraging the improvement of stock of the roadster description, for they again offer a prize of £10 10s. for the best weight-carrying hunter, while the other awards in this subdivision reach to £35 10s. To induce a good show of draught horses £29 is divided among six daises, the highest prize being for the best brood mare, and the next highest

for the best two-year-old entire, The trial of backs, banters, and' carriage horses upon the ground is becciming an insti tution in connection with these Shows, and very wisely it forms part of the programme this time. The industrial section com prises classes for dried fruits, olive oil, and carriages. For tke last-Mentioned arti cles only certificates of merit are provided, but prizes to the extent of £24 will be dis tributed among the saooeesful exhibitors in preserved fruits and oil The last section is for wooL Merino, longwool, crossbred, and Angora leeces are invited to compete, the total awards offered being £35. The highest prise is £3, ex cepting for 100 lbs. of scoured Merino combing wool, in which instance £5 is to be awarded. From this general review it will be seen that the prise list is a varied one, and that it offers ample inducements to justify the expectation of a sucoessf ul and well-consestsd November Show. Spakish Anuu. — This morning's Euro pean telegram reports another severe reverse for the Carlut cause. The Republican Com mander, lasema, has gained a victory over the forces of the enemy in the Basque Pro vinces, and has compelled Don Carles to abandon the seige of Iron and seek safety in the mountains. This same little town of Iran has a history of its own, which renders it of more importance in the annals of the Spanish nation than the smallness of its population— some three thousand souls would lead the casual reader to suppose. Situated within a few miles of the Bay of Biscay, and on the very eoa&aes of France, it has suffered much from the horrors of war during the many hundreds of years in which it has had a local habitation and a name. It can boast of an existence dating back to the days of the Romans, and even now its facilities for self defence are not to be despised. The engage* ment spoken of in the telegram will probably have the effect of freeing the Basque Pro* vinces of what remains of the Oarliat troops, and shutting Don Carlos up to a mere system of guerilla warfare. It cannot be doubted that the diplomatic action taken to restrain practical manifestations of French sympathy towards the pretender has gone far to cripple his operations and reduce him to the serious straits to which he now finds himself brought. Thb Latk Fatal Railway Accident.— There are two or three points in connection with the late railway accident on the Glenelg line which call for notice. And, first, with reference to the deceased himself, it is impos sible to come to any other conclusion than that arrived at by the Jury as to the reasons for his raah act. The idea of attributing to him any design upon his own life in leaving the train will not bear a moment's consideration. It was con clusively shown in the course of the Coroner's inquest that anxiety to recover his lost pocketbook was bis sole reason for jumping from the carriage ; and the evidence of the guard, confirmed as it is by others, that he ' seemed to have had a little too much to drink' is sufficient to account for his having ventured upon such a mad experi ment. Had he been in full possession of his senses he would never have dreamt of taking such a course. Ordinary intelligence, to say nothing of the special knowledge which as a trained surveyor he probably possessed, would have taught him that the step was fraught with so much risk that nothing short of a miracle could have averted fatal consequences. As to the latter part of the verdict, it seems to us that the Jury went rather out of its way in specially exonerating the railway officials in reference to the accident, it appears that the deceased was allowed to walk from one carriage to the other, in con travention of the By-laws themselves, without being even remonstrated with by the guards, who, if they deemed him to be a little the worse for liquor, ought surely to have kept a better watch upon his move ments. In the propriety of the rider attached to the verdict we cordially concur. It is no doubt exceedingly convenient, and adds greatly to the popularity of the line, that outside accommodation should be provided for passengers, but care must be taken for the future to prevent the recurrence of such a shocking accident as that of Friday evening last. We do not attach any particular blame to the railway authorities for the absence of adequate precautions in the past. They could scarcely be expected to foresee the necessity for guarding against an event like that which has now taken place, but that plea is no longer open to them. It will slightly curtail the freedom of travelling by the railway and cause a slight delay in the discharge of passengers to have a gate put up at each landing so as to shut off the Bteps from the platform, but it is undoubtedly desirable that something of the sort should be done. The Company deserves praise for its enterprise in constructing the line, and the Engineer for his ingenuity in introducing improvements in the style of carriage; but the safety of the public must of course over ride every other consideration. Thb McKiklay Memorial.— Mr. Forrest on Saturday laid the foundation-stone of the obelisk which ia to be erected at Oawler in memory of McKinlay, the explorer, and though the day was not well chosen over a thouaaad persons were present at the ceremony. A report of the pro ceedings will be found in other columns. Muhicipal.— A meeting of the ratepayers of Young Ward will be held this evening at the Prince of Wales, Angas-street North Adklaiob Wbslktak Church.— The anniversary tea and public meetings in oonneo tion with the Archer-street Church will be held this evening, when Mr. J. Colton will preside. Mb. R. B. Coixby.— Advices by the late English mail briog favourable accounts of Mr. Colley's health, and we may hope to see him igain before very long, as he intended sailing for Adelaide in December or January. CouvcnxoB Matttnglt. — An influential meeting was held at the Kent Town Hotel on Friday evening, the 18th inst— Mr. I. T. Smith, H.P., in the chair— to consider the advisability }f presenting Mr. J. Mattingly with a testi monial in recognition of his 18 ye*™' services at Councillor for Kent Ward. The meeting unaai nouriy approved of the object, and a Committee rwb formed to carry out the proposal. A Poucs Libbabt.— It may not perhaps be generally known that in connection witn the City Police Station there ia a good-dxed room wntaining a well-selected library for the use of the force. The room is decorated with some well-chosen engravings and a few paintings, and is altogether a very comfortable apartment wall raited for its purpose. The list comprises raperior novels, books of travel, essays, and itners for light or heavy reading, forming on the whole a choice assortment The men pay a mall monthly subscription, and hope ia tune to idd to their catalogue, which desirable object night be more speedily attained if friends would wntribute from their own stock such books as they no longer require. Wallaeoo.— 'The Town Surveyor,' states the local paper, 'and his men have been very Misy lately in levelling hills and heaps, filling joles, forming footpath* and watsr-tauss, and ixng dnin-pfpea. All thai has bad a senaibU iffeet in improving the appearance of the town, nakingplaow of public reeortmore passable and httractive to proaeuadars, and consequently all 1» better** business.'

OtJB EicoBATHnr Lbctcbbb.— We notice that when the mail left Mr. fowling m lecturing in Somersetshire. Newspapers which have reaebsd as contain the aeoeunt of two meetings — one held in the Temperance Hall, Fronw, attended by over 200 persona; the ether an open-air gathering, at which it ia stated a crowd wm prefect. In both reports evidence ia afforded of the sore need there ia in England, even amoegtt persons who may be presumed to be of full ordinary intelligence, m to the geography of this continent. In one ' Melbourne' is men tioned m the place at which Mr. Gowling first landed in Australia, the reporter evidently thinking that it waa virtually the same place aa Adelaide; in the other it ia stated that the lecturer gave ' a good deal of most interesting information relative to the South Australian eolonies, and ot Adelaide in particular, wbieh was listened to with marked attention by those present.' Fbighttcl Railwat Occubbbscb. — The Mount Alexander Mad states that 'aa the up ffoodstram,]eaiwgCtttIemaineat2l minutespatt 5, waa pairing through the Hphinatone station, an old man named Allen Scott, employed in the goods abed, waa seen by the driver attempting to crosa the line. The whiatle was sounded to warn him, but the nan merely turned round and faced the advancing train, and in another instant was struck over the eye by the buffer of the engine. The force of the blow was such as to throw the poor fellow oleejr of the line, but when picked up he waa found to be quite dead. The engine»dnver pulled up the tram almost immediately, but too late to oe of service. One singular circumstance connected with this is that the buffer of the locomotive ia broken off. The unfortunate man was a little under the influeno of liquor at the time.' School Athlstics.— On Saturday, November 14, a meeting for athletic sports took place on the South Park Lands in connection with Mr. J. L. Young's Adelaide Educational Institution. The affair, which had been initiated among the boys, passed off successfully. A fair number of spectators attended. Messrs. J. Lander and Haywood acted as Judges, and Mr. W. A. Crowder was starter. The events, for most of which there were numerous entries, resulted as follows:— 100 yards, Champion Race, silver cup, A S. Young; 150 yards, handicap, for youths under 15, silver pencilcase, G. Young ; high jump, silver pencilcase, A. Robertson, 4 ft. 11in.; 100 yards handicap (Cup 1st event), silver chain, H. Fletcher; pole-leaping, gold locket, A. S. Young, 7 ft. 9in.; 120 yards race,   handicap, for boys under 12 years, silver pencil case, A. Marchant ; 290 yards handicap (Cup 2nd event), gold watchkey, H. Fletcher ; high jump, small silver pencil-case, J. Young, 4 ft. 4 in.; 440 yards handicap (Cup 3rd event), gold locket, H. Fletcher ; half mile handicap, opera glass, A. McLean sleeve-links, F. Frew ;   150 yards consolation, silver sleeve-links, F. H. Clark; 100 yards handicap, gold studs, E. G. Price (30 yards); silver cup, presented by Mr. H. Steiner, H. Fletcher. Funeral Reform at Sydney - The Sydney Emjrirt of November 5 says:—' A very large gathering of the General Committee appointed at the late meeting in Clark's Assembly Rooms took place at Mort's Rooms, Phillip-street, yesterday afternoon, to consider the report of the Bub-Committee, to which was delegated the duty of drawing up the conditions of the pro posed Funeral Reform Association. Mr. T. S. Mort presided, ana Mr. W. D. Meares officiated as Honorary Secretary. Beveral letters of apology, including that from the Rev. Canon Stephen, urged the importance of obtaining the support of the ladies in the movement. Amongst the gentlemen present were the Hon. T. Holt, M.L.C., the Hon. J. B. Wilson, the Bev. A. Webb, and a number of other clergymen and laymen. The conditions embrace a declara tion to the effect that the members would aa far possible dispense with all decorations upon coffins, excepting the inscription plate and emblems of faith; discontinue the employment of mutes, abolish the use of palls, scarfs, and bands, and discontinue the providing of gloves; that the hearsea should not carry plumea; that the horses shall neither wear clothes, plumes, nor trappings; that funerals should not move at the present slow pace; that processions should hd longer be formed at the residences of the deceased, and that the friends of the departed shall join the procession at the mortuary or cemetery instead; that ordinary attire only should be worn, with a black band acroaa the arm of males in the case of a friend, two black in the case of a relation, and three black bands upon the loss of a wife, a husband, or a parent; and that women should alto wear their ordinary attire at funerals, with bands aa above, and wiih or without a black veil, with one, two, or three falls so aa to show their relation to the deceased.' New Life - Preserving Apparatus.— The Argus of the 9th reported:— 'A number of members of the Steam Navigation and Marine Boards, with about a score of sea-captains and gentlemen connected with shipping, assembled on the banks of the Yarra on Saturday forenoon to witness a trial of a new life-preserving appa ratus or buoy which has been invented by Mr. Cornish. The buoy ia in many respects an improvement upon the present style of these articles, and will doubtless come into extensive use when ita qualities are generally known. Its construction is very simple. It consists princi pally of two small bolsters, composed of buoyant materials, which are connected together in the centre by a strip of waterproof sailcloth. The weight of the whole apparatus is not above 10 lbs. One advantage which it possesses over the present lifebuoy is that if it happens to strike a person to whom it ia thrown the softness of the stuffing prevents any in jury from being received. Its most useful feature is, however, the greater comparative comfort which it will afford to those compelled to trust to its support. A moat satisfactory proof of this waa afforded by the trial on Satur day. Mr. Cornish jumped off the Claud Hamilton, and remained on one of the buoys j nearly half an hour, and during the whole time I the upper portion of bis body was altogether out | of the water, and the patentee seemed to be able i to enjoy a cigar quite aa much as if he were on shore. Qnite a variety of attitudes can be assumed to rest the limbs withomt any danger of sinking. Great satisfaction was expressed at the trial by those interested in the matter. Another : trial of the life-preserving mattress also taok i place at the same time, and with quite at aatia- ? factory results.' j Deplkx Tklegbapht.— The system of duplex telegraphy is to be brought into immediate operation between Sydney and Albury. We - learn from the local Banner that ' Albury has been visited by Mr. Cracknell, Superintendent of the Telegraph Department in New South Wales. On his way he vitHed the various Tele* graph Offices between Albury and Goulburn, also the Corowa office, proceeding from Albury j to Deniiiquin. Although, however, the trip was thus made to answer the purpose of a tour of in spection, the immediate object was the inaugu ration of the system of duplex telegraphy. This system, wbieh for the benefit of the uninitiated may be described as a plan for making one wire : do the work of two, has been for some time the subject of succewrful experiments between the Albury and Sydney offices, but has not hitherto been regularly adopted. In future, however, the necessary instruments having been procured, i messages will be sent simultaneously from either . rod of the line, and the duplex system will be in ! Full operatien. There are only a few operators in theaarvioe who understand the eystem, and it s with a special view to its introduction that Mr. McGuire waa appointed to the Albury iffice.' Shbxl Pabbots.— These lovely little birds, lays the Wallaroo lima, abound in the country north of Port Augusta, ana they are caught in proportionately large numbers by mea who make their living by capturing the birds, and wiling them to the captains of the woolahips. j When they reach northern latitudes the birds ' ire said to the London dealers for something like three shining* a pair, and then sold again in j Paris and elsewhere on the Continent for £2 a pair, more or less. The parrots are eaught by j means ef decoy-birds and nets. The season i before last the f owlare sot from the captains as 1 much as Is. 9d. a pair, but owing to some combi nation among the dealers in Loodoa to give a Its* price the captain* have not this ssason proved sueh good customers as hereto! ore, and he take having been immense the price has fallen so lew as id. a pair at Ptort Augusta. The Mason before last it is understood that several of the Port Augusta bird-trappers made three or tour hundred pounds apises for the season's wrk.

AurrawASX.— There » Kttle doubt that 1 distinct shock ef earthquake occurred on Friday November 18, between 7 and 8 p.m. A telegram ft ob Masaum informs us that a ahock waa fell there unaccompanied by sound, while a corro rpondentat Manoora writes 'a severe shock 01 an earthquake was felt by several residents hen last eveningabouta quarter to8 o'clock.' Abome what similar occurrence at Kapunda, hut ia company with sound, is thus referred to by oui local' correspondent:— 'A shock waa generally felt in Kapu&ria about a quarter to 8 on Fridaj evening. A heavy rumbling noiae, causing con siderable vibration, was distinctly noticed in bouaea, where portions of furniture were dis turbed, but some folk thought the sound wai merely that of heavy roiling thunder, the elements of a tempest at the timej being in the air. The shock luted about 10 seconds.' A more detailed account is given by Mr. J. H. Bare den, who states :— ' A somewhat severe shock of earthquake was sensibly felt by mysell and family laat evening, the time of ita occur rence being about 33 minutes past 7. It appeared to come from the south-west and past to north .east. It waa not so rapid in its progresi as I have felt shocks before, lasting perhaps about 20 seconds. The vibration waa strong, moving us up and down aa we sat on our chairs, canting at the same moment a shower of snail particles to fall from the bedroom ceiling. It wm attended with a hollow rumbling noiae quite distinct from that of thunder.' The ahock was ale* noticed by several resident* in Adelaide, but appears to have been most severe in Rapunda and ita neighbourhood. Femalb Dktectives.— The Madras Railway Company, we learn, contemplate supplementing the operations of their detective establishment by the employment of a few females on the line, a measure that cannot fail to arrest the thievish propensitiea of aharpers, who victimise their fellow-travellers, while it ia eminently calculated to increase the activity of the existing staff of watchmen.— Madras Timu. Thb Usbuli Pbhtbidgb Convict.— It is mentioned by the Aryus that the convict Weechuroh, who committed the murderous aeaault on Warder Coghlin at the Pentndge Bteckade ia kept under a doe* watch day and night, and in order that there may be a strict supervision over him he has been removed tv a cell specially fitted for prisoners ef dangerous tendencies. The cell is divided by an iron grating, ao that the officer on duty can at any moment epen the outside deor without being in danger of coming in contact with the prisoner inaide. Weecuureh mnintainw a quiet de mtaneur, and sedom speaks of what has taken place, nor ia it the with of any official to hold conversation with him on the subjeet. Coghlin waa Tinted by Mr. Gillbee, surgeon, oq Saturday, the 7th, and found to be procreating favourably. He had recovered from the ooncuanon of the brain caused by the blow received, and though it waa discovered that the bonea of the face were fract'ued, the wound was uot considered likely to prove very serious unless erysipelas should tet in. Jllhesb of Italiab OpbbaSihobbs.— 'Several members of the Italian Opem Company,' the Ballarat Courier states, ' were seriously unwell last week. Signor Dondi was the first attacked, his complaint being a severe cold. Signora Magi was the next to succumb, and she was confined for three days to her bedroom, and ouly recovered just in time to take part in the opera of ' Pipele' on Friday evening. Signora Palmieri waa attacked with rheumatism, and could not therefore sing in the opera of Semiramide,' the result being that ' II Barbiere di Siviglia' had to be substituted. With the exception of the latter artist all the members on the sick-list have now happily recovered. The attacks are traced to the circumstance of the company coming direct from the warm climate of Adelaide to the colder atmosphere of Ballarat' Mount Babksb Ikstttctb.— We hear that the tender oi Mr. R. C. Trenouth, of Strath albjn, for £1,500, has been accepted for the erection of a Mechanic's Institute at Mount Barker. It is hoped that the structure will be completed in May or June next. The style in which Mr. Trenouth has just finished the Btrathalbyn Institute is Minaia-. -d a guarantee that the work will be well executed. Plagiarism. — At the Wealeyan district meeting on November 5, we learn from the Ballarat Star, the case of the Rev. Mr. Ingham, who is charged with plagiarism, came on for hearing, and the whole afternoon was occupied in hearing evidence for and against. Oq Friday uorning the case was resumed, and after a long consideration the meeting found Mr. Ingham 'guilty of plagiarism, believing that he was directly or indirectly indebted for portions of hia Bermon to Mr. Talmage's printed sermon, and recommended to Conference that ho lose one year's standing in consequence.' ACanisb Pbofhet.— A correspondent, who has a friend of the usual ' unimpeachable veracity,' supported by usual witnesses of ' un doubted credibility,' seoda the Argus the fol lowing story about a wonderful dog;— 'The dog belongs to the veracious friend, who has male use of him during tke last three years to find out the winner of the Melbourne Cup. A number of slips of paper are prepared, and the names of the Cup horses are written on them. The Blips are then ranged in a row before the dog, who takes thorn up one by one in his mouth, dropping all but one, which he holds on to with great vigour. The sagacious animal has gone through this performance three times, and on each occasion the retained slip has proved to contain the name of the Cup winner— The Quack, Don Juan, and Haricot having been ' tip pad' in succession. This year, we are informed the proud proprietor of this canine prophet won £500 by backing the dog's tip. Our readers will of course understand that we do not vouch for the strict occuxacy of this story, but we have no doubt that our correspondent's verasious friend's way of finding out the winner of the Cup is quite as good as any other.' A rather good satire. [From Saturday's £mu»g Journal] Tss Gbblobq Gold Cup.— The local Admr tim, after mentioning the aseeptanoe of a tender for providing a ''Oeeloag Gold Cup' for next year's racing, says:— ?? We think it will be generally admitted that the Geelong Gold Cup for 1875 will be even handsomer than that won by McCallum Mohr for Mr. Tait at the last Midsummer Meeting. The bowl, which is nearly oval, ia richly garlanded, stands on a graceful stem, and is furnished with two elegantly-curved handles of ribbon end vines interlaced with fern pendants, whawt each handle ia surmounted by a pranetagwafsd, after, we believe, a aketch furaiehed by that talented artist Mr. F. Woodhouse. The lid is somewhat similar to that of the cup woo by McCeilum Mohr; it is emamtntod with laurel crowns and horaaahoee, and surmounted by a waving banner, and the whole is to weigh twenty ounces of aighteeo-carat gold guaranteed. Thb BrsHBAKGii OaiDnm. — Ths You Ccmrvr states that 'Frank Gardiner, who was recently liberated by Sir Hercules Robinson from Darlinghunt Gaol, on his voyage to China was nearly drowned, the ship he was in having narrowly escaped shipwreck in a heavy cyclone. The mariners had to lighten the ship by throwing over the most part of the cargo. It is some what odd that they never attempted to deal with Gardiner as in old time certain Tarshish salts dealt with Jonah.' Td Yam Dbbasbl— The Omlong Advertiser has learnt that the fearful vus-tovurgs, the aidiasi, has appeared in vineyards wX Marghe boiue and eo the Celae-read. Mr. Pffload, of the former plaee, waa astooiahW at madias; two of his vines attacked, as it seldom appears so early in taie year, and he subMqaenUy heard frest Mr. Charles Tetax that bis vines at the Prince Albert Vineyard, on the (Mas-road, are white with it No tiau should beloatinaul phnring the vines— the most effective resatdy. Td QuBincLiFn BAfrmns.— An opinion bat losg prevailed, aecordiag to the Omlona Adnrtmr, that the battery atQueeoseliffe would be almost uaelatf for eVfeosive purposes were Russia, or say other powerful maritame natioa, to swad a strong fleet In such a eats they would ealy have to pepper away for an hour or two, and if their runnera wen at all skilful the whole ef the coooan would go «''»i«t down into the aat, fordid not taw eemamim of the f2pouadmtissdtolivas*tat»toH,B.H. the Duke of Idmborgh looaanaosM stones of the fort which H was thaw plass todefod? The GovensMBtapMar to think that taw battery ia sM worth kanogm repair, for the earthwork portion ef it is cramUm* , sad the fenee sur nmndiagkavingbMokvelkdwith thegrooad. thsws-Jsi«»aw^sawj»batSB» spfsaramce. I

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