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"'Collapse of Essex.' Dear, dear! I wonder if my property at Ilford is safe?"[Buys paper to see.

Cricketer's Favourite Fish.―Slips.

The Coup de Grace.―Leg hit for six.

Riddle made "On the Ground."―Why are cricket matches like the backs of cheap chairs? Because they're "fixed to come off."

Seasonable Field Sport.―Leather-hunting.