OUR TOBACCO SALE.
THE FORTHCOMING AUCTION.
THE GIFT OF GOODS.
Anything will be acceptable so long as it can be turned into money—from a mouse trap to a grand piano. The following is a list of the articles already promised:—
Mr. Charles Severn, Queens' Hotel—Bull mastiff pup, " Pansy."Altogether purchasers may take their choice of 20 or 30 useful lots. It has been suggested that a cup be presented to the donor of the best pup shown. Will some sympathiser with the fund kindly oblige?
Mr. J. G. Moxon, Lullington. — Old English sheep dog.
Mrs. Barton, Coach and Horses—Valuable old print.
Mr. J. Gilbert—Copper warming pan.
Mr. C. Onions, High Street—Poultry and fruit to the value of a guinea.
Mr. H. Clarke, Uxbridge Street—Two bags of soot.
Mr. F. D. Beels—Prize, whose nature is to be decided upon.
Mr. Rowland Radford—Couple of rabbits.
Mr. Harry Stanley—Six sheep-dog puppies, of excellent pedigree.
Councillor W. P. Stanley—Leg of mutton.
Mr. Joseph R. Cain—Bible dated 1599; and galvanic battery.
Mr. W. G. Outhwaite, Derby Road—A couple of baths.
[A wonderfully diverse selection of donations. The soot was probably for use as a garden fertiliser.]