Tingwick

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Tingwick - . A risMkyWsassa. A mall.nartv of friAfMl wew...
. A risMkyWsassa. A mall.nartv of friAfMl wew eatiiimul together in Sherbrooke just before Christ mas, when the conversation turned upon the amount of courage or nerve possessed by some persona. A young man present rstber boasted that be possessed more than the usual average of these qualities, when he was challenged bv one of the company to hold op a small tin to be shot at witn a revolver, tie accepted the challenge with apparent eaguriioss. but when it came to the proof his knee grew weekend he wilted. A young lady from Tingwick, who was present, stone offered toactaa beam fewiana, aad held tne an ansaakeniy while it was pierced by a leaden bullet, fired at a distance of some twelve Tarda. She then held upa smaller object a small tin plate which met toe asms fate. end. DiekinaT an one M the hteriis. held It forafnnW trial. tier connuence In the skill of the marksman, marksman, who has bees several times a member member of the Wimbledon team, was not niisplaced, forth broke piece waa again hit by a bullet while in her fingers. " The company present cheered enthusuutio- enthusuutio- aiiy wnen so oaimly teaomsd aar seat,' ororewt fkutttt.

Clipped from The Ottawa Journal05 Jan 1886, TuePage 3

The Ottawa Journal (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)05 Jan 1886, TuePage 3
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