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Bells Life In London And Sporting Chronicle (Newspaper) - December 25, 1880, London, Middlesex
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arrange an a i to Ati Laolao oath i was where a Large Field Hel dmm was the first where a if not of to Fez Holly were soon the Era rated ode Rao Tot through and ook Themo Derfl Bea Tifal Mac of country onto the Kiu a Sra scent Tirier been hitherto first to a heavy Shower of sleet coming forty minutes was be went Price out of which a for was Joon fleeing for his in place at but he Wenton to Taylert Wood and wheeled leftwards info Fiew where he got to alter minutes regular Steeple tie Kilkenny hounds met at Cholagh Cross roads on Iha and had a great Days the attendance was scarcely no to the usual wednesday of those was did put in an appearance went their Way Garry Lovmand bin Leawood were tried Tad found not a straight necked Tot East a Flayer of tha first that made the Victoria slate quarries As his brat and bearing n the right j he went on through and looked Back to big Peru this would Evi Dently have been his but be was and doubling and Wheeling again to the right on by Mulleniz Loob thence on by nine mile hone and nearly to where he waa rolled after a rna of s7 Mann test Balry Tobin was the next and another Fine ran with one of Ita foxes to made firsts if for then took a wide sweep leftwards by Harry sicken and nearly into be jt8 be guide or array ask Luxom wednesday oat Worth Baturay room we o to coupes the Virtey of fi6jio we to the Alfred As by Alibert out fairy still in the pact out the Tad i should like there Edior of Belvoir Warrior Worth to Coley wednesday foe Deb Wor the two Conte half oat of watchful inmost is watchful Waif Byi heft am of s bred bound by their rally Wood am of senator out i their by Fitzwi Wam i 10il5 wednesday Burton h tuesday Abbot Stone saturday Hodulin glob Isle of Friday of Wolni sportsman wednesday Batur 7 the Ibn Raday Friday to Hans i Feck Bim y last tuesday fait Ensor of p e 6f by a f bred by of Cir Pilgrim oat of their volatile be the Kennel Tine bits Here to rambler there Are other distinguished turf Craren notably 0ie of Graf a rare bred probably one that breeders should note by the Brocklesby Ambrose but of by chorister out of a Teley by Belvoir and Hiap at have a lot of goo4 blood i their May by Alfred by the beam Ham Moor Kugleman out of the 1c Ork and Zinaty Gambler out of their the Brocklesby so Well known at the Peterborough one of the most Beautiful hounds in England sire the Belvoir senator to oof of Grafton a a lid a Wispy aider brother to East Brod Disby bit very strongly to the Waltl than for its annual Secretary and clerk of the or Samuel Shrub that recute8eoldiergiptain of the Bays wildcats Asha is her cause Othia i debarred Gates whenever he gets a break a Collar and a rib or As is not Seldom the Case with in the course of Bis Days what becomes the Gallant officer is lie conveyed in a fainting state by the next train Back to town p or u to the Swan or the Angel p not a of or Samuel Shrub take precious Good fare of it is Tiff Orange Gin from Bat worthy that brings the Captain to alter Bis it who Nesib person beside trefly which damaged Captain to and in sight to til Heeres him the state took of the Daisy fiend the doctor of the place am or Shrub then rub their Mutual Satis fac for it is at a three hosts of the Angel whoa Bube freely that dashed a they irreverently cal and his Nicks and his Over their Brandy and water that i Toneu to tee the air with which he carries round the plate in or Shrub is a Ani much As they by the Rector i enough to fill the bosoms of his fellow townsmen with and the of the swells with atthe sight a bad tempered Man biggies and clutches Bis great fat Church service As it he meant training he with and whet a scowl be Givelas ii almost a Crown piece into the plate when it carries Shrub serves him by pretending he has not seen the and discovering his begging jigs Pardon with much apparent Hes in London is our sporting let me Tell let the Reader imagine in a cheerless afternoon in december in Ibe exceedingly the Snow the Easterly wind which brought the flakes thick and the and it was rumoured that he would be there by Frost As last soms Good sport was Eoj Ejel nor nog to this but the weather against and he did Rvl than the put with Oju Irish of idea fast room to fact a dozen not there was prety much Ibe earns Field ont Asoo ride oct an Down country can scarcely be there Drew Lippins but did no and qua try u in the town the prevail we feet then went on to Swallow Pound their Fox in the Lawn Tina b it a Ltd and and ran Wall Iha 7rnan of Croxton Park of they Holl y6ht for ship mama bed then gave a a Good having Branton and Eaton on their and once Mon Anco Mibu we Uuro Day of possible Dot Lez edly Woree and seemed Malera Jon the the Snow Balling unpleasantly Iro Fud along the Edge of the he flakes Aurig and passing Tbs ooh the Village d on to the country things go Snow Elon baying spent eared the Cross it was Lief that x taught sight of the hounds just behind e Tare thought that Ray rid had been All for r from the farm buildings now d we found some half dozen of the right or twang for being the residence of the Noli Tlle drop Comfort was so we had to sit shivering till Ders from the colonel Cama to where must an d campaigner i got a warm and a couple sacks fir my Narea and making Jod wife of a hard a warm n the and with the of a Little sugar and a Tumbler ii a hot half of my into a in representative of a Glass d Brandy and Naurl which i Landav at nov Rallow where be got to the Kilkenny hounds met on the at the club where a Large and fashionable attendance Ameur to time to Greet capt Hartopp and enjoy the Best Days sport of the far at All Castle Blondea waste first but no tracer of the wily one Trai found horse waa then called and several foxes found for it was their Day stuck like a swarm bees to and compelled Jifa break at bet month Side of the be went away at a spanking Pace by Gastle Bat wit Bont entering it be ran through and held on through crossing the Bennettstown and then Over a very stiff which was hard to be and hence the flying Adieu shot clean away from the the Fox making donning Lohnaa Hie and thence away when be crossed the Qullar Oon and set his Way As if for but when this Point was just maw be either changed his mind or was and Wheeling to the went on through this diverging from a Forward Page hitherto portion almost straight line enabled the More of the Field to get on and wednesday Duke of to Rev ulry cup Fitzwilliam her Benir by Nathan Ritof Fitzwilliam sir Watkin son of the Ritz William has Only one Puppy to and the South Notts who was regarded with some at Tention by several Good judges at the last Peter Borough also the Fitzwilliam a couple and a end in is Tim an i1a in Rel saturday Morpeth Quarry Fri Day Crower nor our set Adav Harpley a sire with rare got by blood in As be was eon of Gambler his dam the Blue 11 wednesday monday pair kor Monkleigh a monday pair or Friday Batutay Moade Rahall thur say meet Thun Wedis essay Klik Friday thursday upper Bator w Market place w tuesday wednesday Down the May hone and Flanton saturday tech to essay May Oxton saturday Billesley Toronj ten Ruday Friday Bush or wednesday Friday Thuri Oay oration wednesday bed brn Bor Eattoni wednesday Thi Raday Allen hew Lane Taei Kirton Waltham old Bigby cow saturday Bro Kleab Foak a5d tuesday Brett thursday South Bat niday cd bbl near Odenal than Day font Welpley us West obo Bham Fri Day in f by the of Home sires interested in the have been and who is no longer in a Belvoir bred Dimity oat of their wrangler put of by contest was one of the Berkeley Castle hounds so very useful in the formation of the present Quot and a very Good bred one was by who waa used As Brach As anything at lord and be was got by son of sir Richard buttons Hejaz out of Clicker out of whilst the dam of contest by the Grove barrister out of by contest was in orders 4ast season no to 8 years and he has goo Deal of Hood behind As the Quorn a six by a five two four year old three year old Bitch who Bashaw the puppies by the Fitzwilliam a two year old bound in the entry called chorister with the honourable s to his name and this single Puppy in the entry that is of by mess mate out of by and she is still in the pack at seven years being afro the dam of one of the sires of the and got by now in the four year old was got by Alfred out of by Belvoir Charon son of contest and by her dam tour fire in wonderfully Pondoc the present entry and it very like one that contains some notable hound for the appended is the by minister out of cowslip by rambler ont of frolic by lord out of frolic fear Eek by lord Coventry rambler out of frolic by a lord Coventry rambler out of frolic Coroner out of Gertrude by Duke of Gaalaas Ambrose ont of Gay lass of Griffons Ambrose out of Garlasa by Brocklesby older ont of gaiety Lybrook Tesfay glider ont of gaiety by Hermit out of Dpi soil by Hermit but of remedy by contest out of modish by by minister oat of Dewdrop by minister oat of Crafty by minister ont of Crafty by lord Coventry rambler oat of Dutiful by sir Bindom ont of Wakeful by lord Coventry rambler out of watchful by lord out of watchful Fay lord Coventry Hamler ont watchful lord Coventry rambler Fiu cof watchful by lord Coventry rambler watchful by lord rambler ont of Wishful by lord Coventry rambler out of Wishful by Lorico Vengrys ramble Routon Wishful Coventry rambler ont of Adelaide by lord Ferrers Rutland oot of his Welcome by South Sfotts Stormer onto Duchess by Milton wrangler out of governess by Milton wrangler ont of governess by Milton wrangler ont of governess in Fly and Neptune there he will behold lieutenant of the and Captain of the in n couple of Arm smoking their alter luncheon and discussing the Afi Faira of the having settled everything to their Mutual the arrangement of the Little unpleasant Nesses in Ireland to the great superiority of the understandings pertaining to charming Little miss of the Lollypop Over those belonging to Violet be Courcy Nie of the lower limbs of the latter being contemptuously described us like by Jove 1 they turn their attention to Saya lieutenant hag to Captain lazily puffing a huge Cloud of smoke from Bis and watching it distorting itself As it curls itself away in a variety of rings towards the i Ole do you think hounds 11 go he t Pon a soul i replies removing his Cigar from his and turning a very blood shot looking pair of eyes towards the lets go Down into the continues and giving himself a Hearty lets Godown into the Ball and see if theres a Telegram from that old accordingly the pair sad sure enough there is the expected a Telegram staring them in the from Samuel i is Field Hall Junior maj Sand Neptune Frost breaking up lord Hunt Hooray exclaims rag in great thinking How hell shove Thatcher not five year old of Bis i dont Maya i dont be the Booth hot lids at Bead j lot Orcas Road Friday Weston maths thursday beep Perdu Well saturday Wells the Friday the wednesday cal Rawllen Cross so cont j Oul co Cross thursday Dongan Friday Bally done Cross wednesday gland path Kilkenny Jamay Trojie 11 wednesday wednesday Friday dec will assuredly rank As a red letter Day in the recollection of both gentle and who had the our e rec econ o Good Fortune to to present at the fixture these Bounds on this truly festive a a Sirp Frost Over Hight made the Bounds meet somewhat inf the interim Between 11 and was most happily employed by the numerous who docked to the grand old whose portals were thrown wide to the hospitality of lord Neighlo Nrang the Mey the and the Cheshire of major Browns own in addition to a Good Palling Bis moustache Lieve they can Hunt Frost got out of the ground Blieve its a Dodge of old Sammy to get Down there Aud drink Bis in Fernal i shall wait a bit Afore i go my the fact if the truth must be the bold Captain of amiss nerves Are not unite what they were he cant help thinking How disagreeable fresh Hia two nags will be on the he did not bargain either for the Frost breaking up quite so and for the last ten Days of so be has been making Freer with sodas and and the Small hours of the morning than is conducive to tiding with to say nothing of boldness Over a Shrub a in Bis element on a Hunting olt Mornin is has greeting to a if without Bair on his face in the shape of a he addresses him As if he took in at a glance that he is a chairman of Quarter and owner of no end of Broad How delighted Little Joe figgins Figgis and St Swithin on Bis first appearance with our at being addressed by the wily Shrub As he has affected the country gentleman Ever the weather and the crops Tobis friends in the oily is a he even Melton with Long Birdseye Necktie folded three times round Hia neck an terminating in and drab gaiters Over his doubles led to the stranger Adornel gift a moustache is Giyen the appellation of sometime a even or compliment greatly appreciated b end of or shrubs Chance All gone says As we Trot gaily up to his door Ond pull up for a All gone not Ulitin myself ibis Mornin got a touch of the old i just seen lord enery 111 and lady hepa off in the All the Ard Ridin division Down from colonel the great melt you recollect major honorable aider than Ever they say with the Stag mrs sly boots you sur Raj Here or looking vary puts his fat forefinger to the Side of his and nearly winks the left Side of Bis face and some of them Naar sty abide them up or who has pro Bably been bit Bard by some one or other of the pug e route was now along the Valley under when just As the ladies a angst a View of the be found an open fewer and crawled into it was a real Fine and the Bounds deserved their of but after it was a Well his life was a Lew seconds More would cooked his one hour and ten minutes was the and Pace and scent were quite 1 the former much too Good for the who were at one time i sincerely hop that i May hav Many Fatteh Days to write of in the columns of Bell this Fine sportsman Ere the season the United Hunt club hound Metat Barnard Cross roads on found at once in Smiths Wood Clore to the East the pack getting away in View o heir which be was unable to and after a regular Steeple Chase for two Miles they rolled him in the trotted on to Bally Ruseau of rather was to the act of doing when Road just in Advance of the a brilliants Curty then ensued Tor fifteen at the end of which Piggot under Earth this being evil hotly it Fox found Egan in an outlying Patch of gorse about a Mill further and this customer fetched them Back to Bally where hounds were owing to the lateness of rat Cormae waa the tryst on wednesday the 15tb Drew Kllc Annig arid Scarth Barry but found a Good Fox at that was within a Pip of being chopped in he and ran due As Imo Scarth Barry but Wheeling to the he almost touched Thi tillage of and thence on for the Sandpit at Ballin but being beaded off this he set his mask of running Over a Fine stretch of count re in Rawitt when his Point Nus made to a few Fields the hounds threw no their Heads close to a and never bit him off again Halog been viewed in front dead beat a Short time previous this mysterious it is More than probable pug got to ground of relink into some of the farm fully seven Miles of a Fine country was and forty three minutes was the so that the Pace was fount again at a Small outlying bit of its Ven Alic oct pan jumping no in View of to entire he led them a merry dance Over the when he turned eastward for Mundil but leaving Ita on the Cable Duggan looked like being his this be shirked by turning along the Bottom of and keeping tight on i reached the Banke of the River when this was reached be plunged in As if intending to but spam Down Stream and landed again at the same Side at which he entered gaining a Little by this ran to the top o Kircor where the hounds were As Daylight a Cani Navar Wae the rend Smus on 17tl Drew its Covert but found a Brace in Temple Mickae killed one after a Short and ran the other with poo scent for some when be ran them clean out of i next saw them at and did m Bod a Fox until they got to Bailye where severs were on and an uneventful afternoon spent in rattling them the a shallows Are running into their old Brilliant form their Doines for the past week May be this epitomized old found their first Fox at Regan whom they ran to ground after a Short Cam Back an found that after a Good Gallop yielded his life and Brunsb As trophies of their butt Evant station was fixture on to went on to Ballin Agail and found a Fox there the took them fast through thence to the left by Ardee and on to where be did not seek b kept pegging on to Ball Avonmore where he was rolled of found again at and ran its of fast through where be bore and on to the earths were open to receive and not a moment too is the pack bad got a View at the seven Miles was the extent of the but there was Only Walsh and two or three others to see the the Pace having been a Docker Bally Gichtin was the Duha Liow fixture on found in the and bad a Nice ring a Lewbart and Back to where the bunted Fox found several fresh but they never faltered in their allegiance to and eventually rolled him trotted on to Billy Juck into Croxton then away nearly the Fame Iee to slip plans and thence on to Knipton where they could do no More Good with this i think a Petty fair Sample of sport to and i in representative of of Era buy ripped ruefully the Lathema Tising the Ibe g a longish Trot brought us through the ulage Market Lavington to the residence of Here foxes bad been heard drawing the coverts round e the chopped a it his afford Long us any a Long draw now awaited us the charming Vale country that lies Between Here and Covert after Spinney after Spinney alike roving foxes were Bere and again spoken of having been but none could we Light though the ing in Many of the Woods was simply after a me we came on the country which has been made the theme writers on Agrical nral matters in the Sally Neva and Bers a scene of utter desolation As there held upon Field of Rich Cor growing capacities Lay a Mere id of conch and other the rank vegetation d to our Girths not a or plough team j be seen for a Long distance depopulated Plages and signs of agricultural decay too painfully on All As one of the Lale tenants to d the owner of the land entertains the theory that rest will o wonders for his property but whilst weeds Are taking oot hat there May be left in the what can be expected but Bat the restoration of such ground to useful purposes will be task of the greatest if one Ever surmounted f a Tell May Well be Eald that this is no earthly Hus mess of and has Little to do with Fox so i will bark Hack to he doings of the trying a Lovely Covert hear Cheverell we get on to Cheverell As is and finding the Park Gates and All parts of he ear stroke Home coverts locked and and with the news that no Hunting must be done till coverts Are have to find our Way thoroughly disgusted with such a Day it is now nearly five ears that the mornings coverts have been and i fear hat if other arrangements Are not Hunting in this porting portion of the South and West wills Hunt must be foxes there Are at ear Stoke i fully and Ere Long i Hope we shall be Able to give a account of Deo found the South and Wilts hounds Unce again at Yan Brook Gate to Bood Ashton coverts for the third Tate this turned no o meet sea his ones give on account of Fidder Nufi Brace in the if same Quarter where they jumped top be smaller Fox of the the other away on so unruly Wao tace crowd of horsemen in hunted Fox had Little or no Chance to make his nth a capital they rattled him no the Wood ands till at last be slipped Over into the where he was beaded and soon after pulled breaking him no Bey took a turn Keevil Way to try and bit off another and at last got Back into Rood Ashton coverts and where they got or a and getting him away on be cold Harbour and with but a dozen of us who lipped off with the hounds took a pretty having a couple of Brooks and a lot of Nice fencing near the turn Back to the body of Field who came bustling no o meet Hunting very they got away to taking is Over a Good bit of grass country with plenty of a Long Check at the Cross on the Devizes lost a lot of and getting Ost their Fox near a capital As far As Hunting but a disappointing one in other As we did not away Well As we ought to have done in the nor did either our foxes run a Good Day from bore Ator on in the year b to store for i feel and that he May Nave Ibe Luck to be with them on that occasion is the sincere of the Mas it the Cross and ran Well across the grass t for ski Mana and the Only Hope it May the Dae Moos the dartmoor had a red letter Day on the meet was at til Zebrook the seat of that excellent Sporta or Gage on our arrival there we found will Boxall surrounded with his Noble pack of foxhounds and two Wen and All looking fit to encounter a Gallop Over old in this the Field were not As Opsaal on such after Tea creature comforts had been most liberally handed proceeded to draw Hulsh Ladys which proved a Trobo Luio Ruiea Larouge it Wii Oue a moing the Ermo River to steal Don Down Over Yada skirting Wisdom farm and i Lackford House the seat of lord on through Stone to Hanger into the Pitili Wood and the to he Lake just above the Ivybridge railway station sinking the crossed the River Erme into Stover cleats and on to Broom when the Bounds polled him Down in Gallant style in Tea new Plantation adjoining the near wit Bont a the distance run by hounds not less than and from Point to Point Over six after the usual obsequies had been performed by will who was a be Well might he highly pleased at such a run Aud went to a Halloo on the Beacon the hounds got on the and ran vary Sharp too Leigh Bottom turning up the Hill Over peek to Wrangaton and Leigh brakes to the viaduct at bilt Aford Over the great Western and on to Blackton where they ran into him after a very Quick thirty five this ended As Brilliant a Days sport As any sportsman would wish to and old dartmoor produce the race of foxes which Are now showing such Brilliant occasional the front of the exceed to be fail in one being Iron 01 us xau won mud Youg charmed with the unaffected and Hearty Welcome accorded to them by the the Bunting floating pm y e no on the Flag staff on mansion happily com Blini Union Jack and stare and in honour o lady Anglesey i after drawing the Thomo coverts in the Park a made to new where a Nii nutes via raced Iris Butsin him most a second Fox was cd Ned near Mieton and third Home at Eui Macb left having to ride ont of which they had another Good via the Westmeath hounds net on is Tbs at new where a Small Field put in an nothing waa done at As Ite Fox had made himself scarce some time previous to the arrival of the a Long Trot brought them to found a Fox in the Wood after a few rings round the was left and a move was made to the As the afternoon was far and it held a who broke and ran through Lemon and where he tiled the but finding them closed be ran on for and Here darkness came on so quickly that the hounds were and after a Long search in the Moonlight they were found by the a couple of Miles farther at the Downs where they had run their Fox to Glasson was the Westmeath fixture on a hard Frosi the preceding night kept them from putting in an past water town was the first a but Little Good was effected with Lenwoo Covert was then called but did not and a move was made to Reynard which in situated on the Banks of the a Fox was Bere found that after some ussling about got to but another of Tho tribe was still forthcoming that Cut his Kippen at and went on As if for but a Short Day had run its course Ere it was end the hounds were with consider Able difficulty which was bad All the being now much Pobi with the to tire in Rob of balls life m 8m i am very pleased to have another week of Good to Send you with this celebrated and also to Tell now that we have Many strangers coming Here 0 a Joy that our hotel and stabling Are filling no it is a strange thing to and i cannot Jode stand Why when such Good sport a often to the had in the autumn people who have Large and can complain of no want of horses to should delay coming to their Hunting quarters until close n or some times even after i How fashion has a great Deal to do with it has with a great Many other one thing is which is that hey lose a lot of fun As Well a some of the most enjoyable months in the year for i must commence this letter with a Good Day on saturday Doc when the meet was pipers and a Good Field came there to meet amongst others lord manners lord col major capt capt capt capt Middleton or major or or or Brooke capt or or Man or or or or m capt the Kev the Rev new or messes messes Cap or or amongst the Ladie 1 noticed the honourable mrs mrs or miss Piper Hole gorse was first drawn and there they found a Fox who led them to claw on thorns and then away As if he would go to Colwell burning Back into Clanson he died another went away from and was pursued in the direction of old Lill but he did not leave scent enough behind him for the base to be and they were Fain to give him no 1hey then found again in old and not an instant a in getting away with and he took his closet he right of cants thorns and and then Back i 31d once after a first rate run of Twenty so went away again and ran to near Wber hey Melton Spinney was then called and not i for the Fox they found took them straight away t Freeby right through and into Walton Thorn Here he kept dodging from the Wood to the Thome of some but at length made no Bis mind to and Gavin newmans gorse on the right and Walt ban on the too hem loto Croxton where they whipped off at on the they met at and rare a Hunting run As any Man need wish to ride the Drew Normanton big Covert As Well As the Covert round and then Normanton Little where said one hour and a and All the persuasive eloquence of Gillard and his pack could not induce him to at ast Willard gave it no As it bad and took Hia hounds but Ere they bad got three Fields from the Covert the of bolted and As it proved did not know when he waa Well for Willard Boon had the pack on his line and hunted him As far As where be turned to the crossed the then getting on it be ran the line Ai if for Stanton but breaking off it to the right ran straight to Cotham where he waited for and went on by Orston and so to the plaster where they checked for a Long getting on Bis line Hunt is notes fk6m West dec Blackmore Vale hounds meeting at Zeals a Good Many of on men took advantage of their proximity to have a look at sending on i got to the meet on and a fairly Strong gathering assembled to Greet George Orbell and his both that Good fellow and the hounds looking wonderfully a look Over the with an admiring glance at to Well shaped Grey that carried their and the master sir Richard Gin giving order for a Nice Covert near Here he was not at so a move was made for the pretty Vale whence a Brace of foxes quickly broke a got to ground in a out losing fraternity at one time or such is a slight sketch of this Jolly looking Boni who is Good enough to press his Bunting five on us with some Buff Rood in it you May with the like a Little jumping Friere and its work stand ing about in a big Euch As this on a bad scenting like aint it Irish busting special bunted slowly to where they pushed up a fresh Fox out of a pit just and rattled him Over a h any Amoun with a Gooc go o g of song time George got them on the line of the other and they a in bus 1ua Uuk a Jubi Usu Laikiu very pretty line of rather heavy going with of u guru sprinkling of coming thick and Fash getting into the South and West Wilts country they took their Fox to Chad through that Covert and Over the big double in the Bottom and away for Knoyle killing in a hedgerow just ibis Side of the Las named Wood Susmin plent fast enough for most but not so As to put the Roa riders Clear ont of the lanes favouring them All the Way the Honn Dewell deserved this game dog As they stud to with not the Best of like and right Wel did orb Ellide to and assist them when his Aid was required no Covert of the being within six Miles of most o is and men thought discretion the better part o an turned oar horses Heads Well please with our Day and the pretty Gallop it bad t Little forethought in a Case is by the Bye very necessary As Many a Long ride borne in the dark these Short Days for that a half inf Laihla inn of Man Hannh in assumed a wih Lerly Bloch us since the commencement of the to the will be fit to com dwt nun Ling any Amoret of sleet or rain out much to Hunt in w to come Letold blocked december the dawned with a heavy fall of would be More acceptable than to have is come Letell blocked again they ran slowly up to the where the second whip viewed him lying Down on the opposite and away went the running in when they got on the Fallows scent failed and they had to come to cold so beaten As he he finally escaped them at after having gone close to Newark then Back to the Piaster leaving to the he did not go Over Cotham but crossed the believe by and then ran in the South Notts after and horses and hounds had a dreary journey there was not a Large Field but amongst them were or capt or Cross or lord or or or or or or or or or and a few of the Notts of these Only finished with Tibe or or or and the second was a real Good Hunting but the last part of it was much the so that these who did stay on were rewarded for their Pluck and on the they met at where there was a fair Field col or Aud miss Wilson of Hance by Hon or capt or or or or e or the messes or or or or Bemb Rosejr or Bel miss messes Rev or they found in Barkes fone and went straight away to where he crossed the and ran to Normanton Hill As if Fulbeck was his but being headed he turned and came Back to Sparrow s leaving it slightly on the he took us on to Wil where be could endure his troubles no and to his they soon rattled another ont of tha and took him to where he crossed the line and ran no to bar Keaton gone went away from the Corner of the and took us to the ngut of Iho Jericho Woods and Down to Marston where be was viewed about two Hundred Yards before the he turned and ran the same line Back to Parkestone where he Wae Lucky enough to save Bis which bad a very narrow escape indeed in they then Dre Bellon whence a Fox and lad them Over the Capplo Back by Byson Park Wall and into Beuton where they ran Bun to a Good fab scent All Deo Tiey at tha fixture of the three a pub Aphonse which by sheff a few Miles on the Melton of list 0 judges Fob the Alexandra Palace the following gentlemen have been elected to judge at tit Alexandra Palace on january mastiffs and St Bon hounds Rev smooth haired York Shire italian toy terriers or Howard extra sporting and no sporting puppies Rev English Gordon Irish Bedlington and Black and Tan terriers or pointers or wirehaired Fox Bull Irish terriers or spaniels major Rev smooth haired Fox terriers and or Bur bassets Bev capt tha Hon Blenheim and toy spaniels or Strye hard haired scotch terriers capt v Dandle Din Mont terriers Bev the Plymouth dog one of the Best dog shows Ever held in the Western Counes was arranged at St Andrews and was pen last week from tuesday until the entries numbered three Hundred and and besides the Ken Els of Devon being Weh Many exhibitors from p the country sent dogs that Are very Well known at the great the management was under a Good orking committee and the boo mind the Comfort of the dogs was exceedingly Well looked or Lang and or Webber judged the sporting and Noh sporting classes there were no entries n the foxhound and harrier and this might have Taen expected at this time of the but greyhounds Mua ered there being thirteen in the dog class and eight the Quality was quite of a local As the or Mittons was in the catalogue to be old for this one and or Parsons Spring being fell in front of the comprising three Only that were Rood enough Only to simply there was Only one moderate bloodhound dog Aud one and the prizes there was Only one tolerable St her Ard or Rowells the setters foraged ome very fair and As it is a Favourite Breed in the porting counties of Devon and there was Plemmy of encouragement Given them in the prize there Wes a class for Large sized dogs Over and this was won by or bullets one of or statist Rhoebe beating or troops Prince and three or John Beer win Ning the corresponding Bitch class with ont of or Iam levs old in the medium sized dogs or Fauntle roys Paddy won the second being an Cata ogled at six and the or hamlets was Down at so the Quality waa not very automatic although the judges noticed six out of the bitches were and or Bishops Susan and or Fauntleroy a first and Are to Good there were two Good Black and Tan dogs in or Treve tricks the second at and or Fauntleroy pointers were not As Well represented As though the Quality was pretty As in the big sized dog the third at or leaches Bonas could onry get second to or strangers very highly commended being major Vang Lees Good looking Garnet the major carrying off the Bitch class with Healing a Good Champion bang Bitch bred by sir Wroth and exhibited by or in medium sized or Leach won with Samba the or Leach a eon of the Birmingham bang getting second to him in a email the Best Clasa of All was the medium sized a dozen being and the Winner was or Lloyds beating a Good Bitch from or Leach Kennel in Devon and or Nicklina Bell one of the noted bang and Belle and another of the name sort waa or Bullmore who was awarded a third there was a Largs class of curl coated or Darbey of Tiverton taking first with by King Koffee ont of or Perrotty an old getting and or Darby was third with a sister to the Tea Wavy coated retrievers were not As a fairies Bitch of general Bartons taking first Over moderate tha Epa Niela were fairly numerous and very or Jacob bringing Down Bis Birmingham Kaffir and and laes of and the judges could not get away from whilst in tfx terriers or vicars Kennel was a winning the dog prize with and the second in the same class with a brother to the two being by Brockelhurst and in bitches or Vicary was also rut and second with vote ribs Aud with the Puppy class Alao by the Aid of there waa a big class of wirehaired or Parsons of Teignmouth heading the lot with a four year old dog called but How bred it did not the second being a very Well bred one belonging to or Balkwill of there were several Well known bulldogs in the or Little dog Billy winning first Over now the property of or and or Parsons Champion Ell had an easy win in in Bull terriers both prizes remained in thanks to mras his who was Towo Laoo the Mph Divide Susan r a Toubo shown at won in the Large class to Bong having to beat a representative of Hinka formidable and m the Small class or nectar was also there was a fair show of the noticing do than Eiert in the Doe class and Sis in the bitches or James Hutching of Exeter having a formidable team and he took frs and second in just got Beales in dogs by or a Morton a dog pretty Well known m upcountry shows the Rev Hamilton Farmed All the Colio stot being immensely Superior to everything though the judges were rather Liberal with commend there Beveral Good of lulled taking first in the sporting with some puppies by the Laverock or Hector or Parsons Spring or Sprine or and or Cooka or or brands Gipsy highly or 0 Tubera or Bic cells Nero first prize not a efficient not sufficient St not sufficient St or Cara second not sufficient not sufficient not Nuncio it other than Black and Zolb and or Buleje frantic and and we or Juno Fauntleroy a Quail highly or balled other than Black and dogs not exceeding or ats Ikus i n of
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