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disappointing as a bat, and till he plays forward will never score high.

G. FORBES.-A decidedly good bowler, fast with an easy delivery, scarcely appreciated enough: perhaps his good fielding may account for this, as he was much wanted there. His batting was weak, as he seemed never to hit from the shoulder.

H. MUNRO.-A first rate slow round-armed Bowler with a difficult break from leg: would be an acquisition to any school eleven, if he fielded his own bowling as well as he delivered it. Improving as a bat, but is too shifty on his right leg.

F. W. POLAND.-The most reliable bat in the Eleven, with an excellent cut; also a promising wicket keeper. Constant practice would repay the labour in after years, and we hope, as he is young, to see great improvement. Like many of the Eleven he is a bad runner and judge of a run.

T. TEAGUE.-The quantity is small, but the quality good: we wish there were more of this keen little cricketer. Bowls very fairly slow round.

G. GORTON.-Here on the other hand is plenty of raw material, too much rather for fielding purposes; his legs not being telescopically formed are in his way. If he would practice steadily, he has a grand reach and ought to make the most of it. May bowl, provided he does not try to over bowl himself.

W. BYTHELL.-Promising all round-too fond of a slog with a crooked bat.

R. COLLYNS.-(Capt. of Second Eleven.)-Fond of the game, but rather old fashioned in his play. His bowling action is too laborious to be successful.

J. C. WHEAT. "Ehen fugaces."-Why in so long hast thou learnt so little? And yet we remember one or two brilliant catches, like gleams of sunshine in a dreary landscape.

C. STANTON.-A solid little player, very plucky, but rather slow

in his movements.

A. JESSUP.-A good field, and was improving with the bat, (has left).

The following also played with the Eleven :

The REVD. G. T. WARNER, an old 'Varsity cricketer, to whose generalship most of our successes were due.

MR. PYNE.-If all imitated the energy of this gentleman, the Eleven would be characterized by more dash in the field, and more keenness in stealing runs-so useful an art in a close match. His fielding at long-leg and cover was good and always to be relied onwhile his batting improved very much during the season.

REVD. T. NEWMAN.-Dead wickets did not allow this gentleman's forward play to be as effective as usual. Uncertain in the field owing to short sight.

W. TOONE.-Rendered good service with bat and ball, though he is getting somewhat stiff in the field. His leg hitting is still very good.


A first venture is necessarily of a rather tentative nature, and in succeeding numbers the "Review of the Month" Summary will undergo such changes as may meet the wishes of the boys.

We have already made a very good start with our sports: racquets and hockey at least have not been materially affected by the bad

weather. Hockey in particular has been in great request. In football we led off with a match of the VI. & V. against School and Masters; our first great match with outsiders is fixed for Saturday, Nov. 30th, when we expect an Eleven from Exeter, in whom no doubt, judging from previous tussles, we shall encounter foemen worthy of our steel.

In the Class-Room work, we are diligently preparing to meet our usual Terminal Examination, and the various Special Examinations, for which many of our boys are reading. Munro, Maclachlan, Bartlett, Poland are hard at work for the Cambridge Senior Local; and Collyns, Bythell, Couch, and Braginton for the Junior. Wheat is preparing for the Leaving Certificate of the Oxford and Cambridge Public School Examination. Williams is reading for a Mathematical Scholarship at Cambridge. Many others are working up for Woolwich, and we hope with a fair chance of success.

Mr. Pengelly's lively and entertaining Lectures on Geology, form a very attractive part of the School work, to judge at least from the nnmbers that attend and the close attention they evince.

We intend to hold our Concert and Dramatic Entertainment at the end of this term, when two well-known Farces-" Whitebait at Greenwich," and "Two Heads are better than one," will be played, and our Glee Society-one of our most flourishing institutions—will lend its aid.

We have received two very pertinent suggestions from our correspondents. One, a communication about the advisability of starting a Museum in connection with the School, and another, a plea for a Debating Society. Our Head Master has kindly consented to help in the formation of the Museum. The debating Society we hope to see shortly set afloat.

Some of our communications received we are compelled, by want to defer to our next number: but all the contributions will

of space,
receive due attention.




(To the Editor of the NEWTONIAN.)

Dear Mr. Editor,

Will you allow me to draw the attention of your readers to the want of a School Museum. Its advantages are so obvious that perhaps I need say little on that head. Besides providing the young student with the means of inspecting specimens which might otherwise be beyond his reach, and thus enabling him to lay the foundation of a sound practical knowledge, let us hope that it would be the means of inducing others to engage in pursuits which so eminently bring into play qualities of observation, industry, and order. Hoping that you will lend your influence to promote an undertaking which cannot fail to be of lasting benefit to the school, I am, Sir, Yours truly,

Dear Sirs,


To the Editors of the NEWTONIAN.

I should like to propose a method of passing the long Saturday Evenings of the Winter Term. No doubt the inevitable tediousness of having no fixed employment has, to a great extent, been lessened for some by the meeting of "The Choral Society" in the latter part of those evenings; but even with this great boon the evil is not altogether overcome, for on some, at least, the two hours which intervene between "Tea" and "Choral" hang heavily. My proposal is that a "Debating Society" should be set on foot, to meet during part of these two hours, which would at the same time be amusing and useful.

Yours truly,

M. J.

Communications have been received from A.P. & M.D.





This wish I trust is shared by every friend,

May still my second on my first attend.

A noble Roman famed of yore,
Two Vowels I cant stand before.
A Norman Bishop fond of sway,
A fragment shrub that blooms in May.
He soars, and gazes on the sun,
A useful light when day is done,
From here to London I can run.


My 1st is in Lynx but not in Bear,
My 2nd is in Den but not in Lair,
My 3rd is in Window but not in Door,
My 4th is in Carpet but not in Floor,
My 5th is in Pot but not in Jar,
My 6th is in Hansom but not in Car,
My 7th is in Fir but not in Beech,
My 8th is in Lizard but not in Leech,
My 9th is in John but not in Bess,

My whole is a Mag. which merits success.


Joe hates a hypocrite: this shows

Self-love is not a fault of Joe's.

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