THE LEPRECHAUN'S ACTIVITY.
To the many stories concerning that eerie Irleh fairy the leprechaun, must be added the following, which comes from Newport, County Tlpperary. ' It Is reported that a few evenings ago, •while a local inhabitant was wending his way homewards, he saw a figure which impressed him hs having all the appearance of r leprechaun. It was that of a tiny man, attired in the orthodox style tight-fitting pants, red coat, white chocs, grey stockings, and little brown cap with rsd tassel. Anxious to teet the substantiality of the apparition, the pedestrian stooped to pick up a missile, and, of course, in doing so— this. Is where the leprechaun's artfulness always succeeds —. lost sight of the little fnan. who In accordance wilfe. (fcmstom, vanished. Much Interest has been aroused in the neighbourhood by the itory.
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