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A Gigantic Telescope, said to be the largest in the world, has just been constructed for Sir Henry Bessemer by Messrs Galloway, engineers and ironfounders, Knot Mill Ironworks, Manchester. The telescope, which is a marvel of ingenuity and workmanship, cost £40,000. Sold. —A police inspector, being informed that a restaurateur was serving game out of season, visits the restaurant m plain clothes and orders dinner. “ Waiter, partridge for one. ’* The inspector finishes his dinner leisurely, and then says to the waiter, “Ask the governor to step this way a minute.” “What forf” “I wish to notify him to appear in Court to-morrow and answer for selling pa* tridge out. of season. lam the police inspector, and have secured the necessary evidence against him.” “It wasn’t partridge you had. ’ ’ Police Inspector (uneasily) ‘ ‘ What was it, then?” Waiter (cheerfully)— “Crow.”

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 11, 21 October 1879

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 11, 21 October 1879