15 OCTOBER 1887, Page 16


[To mg Berms or THE fireCTATOII-"J 8ia,—In the Spectator of October 8th, speaking of the meeting at Templecombe on October let, you say,—"There were provided, besides Mr. Morley, roundabouts, swings, shooting-galleries,

and all the amusements common to a country fair." I write to inform you that this was not so. The annual fair at Wineanton happened to be two days before, and the owners of the shows, on hearing of the intended gathering, immediately engaged a field next the park, to the great annoyance of the promoters of the meeting. The Daily News and Wester's Chronicle both mention this in their reports of the day's proceedings.—I am,