One day a little girl from Glasgow, never having seen the sea before, visited her aunt at Joppa. It was full tide when she first went down, all the rocks being covered with water. Alter having tea, she went down again, but the tide had receded, and she exclaimed with great astonishment : " Wha's been here and left a' thao stanes ?" The sum of LIO,OOO has been paid in America for a four-year-old trotting horse, Bell Boy, which has trotted a mile in 2min 19|sec. This speed is not at the top of the record in trotting by any means, yet the performance of such work when three years old gives the trainer promise of much greater results,
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1, Evening Star, Issue 7911, 20 May 1889
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Evening Star, Issue 7911, 20 May 1889
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