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Catching: a..Hare. ----*o:----- "The best laid schemes o' mice snda rten SGang all a-gley, - And lea'e no nought but grief and pain .;For promised. joy." Quite a number of coursing enthu- .i siasts, with a fiendish-glee born of in- t expdrience; early this week invaded Mr. HIarold Smith's paddocks and attempt ed to catchl hares. The -.company was . ,a representative one. Municipall autho rities were present, assisted by bankers. legal representatives, -and even mem . ers of the "fourth estate." - As a failure the-hare drive w'as a "brilliant success." Hares there were in plenty. SGood strong hares-strong enough, in fact, top.ull - a fairly decent-sized wrvehicle. eBut they Encvw their country, and the mere wire-nettedrenclosurc con veyed no meaning to them of capti vity. Mr. Smith's hares (if he claims iproprietary right) are trained to jump, and they-.fully. demonstrated their capabilities. In fact, as one member of the party remarked, they would distinguish themselies at On'a p aringa. Everyone vorked hard, and the amount of country. traversed could Shardly be mentioned in acres-it was miles. The totalr . result of all the work (and strenuous work it was rat times) was that eight rabbits were captured. The party gained some d vahlable experience, and on their next "hair raising" trip are quite sanguine G of success. In fact, it is rumored that Shis Worship the Mayor and the town clerlk have ..already ordered buttesfly nets to. aid them in their endeators.