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The spelling match a J mon Hall on Friday evening last, under the uspice8 of the Ladies' Cibrary Association, 'as pretty well attended, but the same interst did not seem to be mauifested that there was ou the previous occasion, for the urgeut nd polite iuvitations of the managers could iduce only twenty to take part in the exerïses. Mrs. G. B. Porter and Chas. G. Clark ■ere chosen captains ; Mr. E. B. Pond and 'roï Adams master of ceremonies, and Prof. Jcuian acted as umpire. In the first contest, í neuily half an hour, the tally stood fouruen misspelled words tor each side. In the lelling down contest leas thau one huudred ■ords had been pronounced when nineteen of ie party retirad to comfortable seats, leaviug drs. Porter master of the field, in which envible position she would have remained longer id she uot made what billiardists term a miscue." The prizes were a certifícate of mem)erahip in the associatiou, and an A B C book, which were tendered the " laat survivor " by kir. Pond in behalf of the association. The jroceeds of the entertainment were about $4U. ow that the great orthographical wave has mssed over we may hope íor a "spell" of rest.


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