Document 180549

"
HOW
TO
PLAY
CROQUET.
CROQUET.
FIELD
Parlor Floor
Croquet.
Parlor Table
Croquet.
BOSTON:
ADAMS
"
CO.,
25
BROMFIELD
STREET.
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THE
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FRANCIS
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du
MUSEUM
LIBRARIES
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POWT
HOW
CROQUET.
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TO
NEW
POCKET
MANUAL
OF
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AND
OF
RULES
AND
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THE
GLOSSARY
flaps.
WITH
TOGETHER
ALL
^rncrkan
for
DIAGRAMS.
WITTI
HINTS
GAME;
OY
TECHNICAL
ON
PARLOR-CROQUll,
TERMS.
/
Entered
according
to
BY
Ia
the
Clerk's
Office
of
Act
of
1865,
the
year
ADAMS
the
In
Congress,
District
"
Court
OO-
or
the
District
of
chusetts.
Massa-
CONTENT'S.
XAVjrK
First
Wop.ds
5
Implements
Required
9
The
Balls
1"
The
Mallets
12
The
Arches,
Hoops
or
14
.
The
Stakes,
The
Clips
Pegs,
Posts
or
15
"
15
The
Case
17
The
Stand
17
The
Ground
18
Arrangement
Arches
of
General
Directions
Stakes
and
Playing
for
22
rcquetting
27
Taking
Croquet
the
What
What
27
"
"
Rover
it
is
to
be
a
it
is
to
be
A"Bocr"Y"
30
.
Parlor-Table
Croquet
"
Parlor-Floor
Croquet
,
.Last
31
.
31
.
82
Words
Rules
33
Regulations:
and
The
19
Players
First
of
Order
First
35
Succeeding
of
Position
Striking
"
the
Players
35
Ball
35
Ball
the
35
The
Arches
37
The
Stakes
38
The
Rover
Playing'
The
39
""
of
out
Turn
40
Clips
40
Roquet
The
When
41
Croquet
"
Players
are
Out
."
Displacements
The
Umpire
The
Game
Glossary
43
44
41
closes
of
41
Technical
45
Terms
40
Piano -forte
H. Gurnet.
With
L.
By
"ent.
re
of
Another
which
L.
Collection
them,
be without
Home
No
perfectGems.
pieces should
f choice
and
The
will admire.
the
of
its
style,
simplicity
one
of its
sweetness
By
"
News.
Glorious
spular Prize
song
new
y L.
its class, and
family in
which
"od
are
rery
sentiments
Green
a
play through
the
the
are
Is
the
soft
meadows,
breexo;
and
good music
Price
appreciated.
June's
early
Droop
where
no
the gloriou* news
have you heard
the town
That's round
to-day ?
we
has signed the pledge, and
Father
Lost
L.
By
guerite's
MarPiano
With
"
A
compartment.
sweet,
Marguerite."
round
more
Tomb.
Ohl
and
pensive
roses,
reposes
Linger
cent*.
happy, light, and gay.
gappy nappy, happy, light, and
has signed the pledge; and
Father
Are
happy, light,and gay."
"
where.
every-
trees,
in
favorite
universal
a
shadows
the
Lightly
the
of
Lost
30 cents.
Price
"
and
Song, with
Temperance
Piano-forte
and
accompaniment,
The
leading Song
O. Emerson.
lorus
i
A
"
Old
ful
delight-
sentiment
Marguerite
people, and popular
"
renders
for the
words
the
its
and
melody,
to
adaptation
Song.
A
new
Cares.
Life's
the
on
of
author
"Tenting
ie
30 cents.
Price
Ground."
amp
sing, and
can
one
every
every
natural
pure,
30 cents.
rice
that
one
that
one
"
the
A
Gurnet.
H.
Piano-forte.
By
charming, beautiful
for
arranged
Song,
Composed
Marguerite
I-ost
or
accompanlall of
Songs,
l-urney'acharming
Song
A
Angels."
Guardian
":iet.
PIANO-FORTE.
THE
FOR
MUSIC
CHOICE
to
Sequel
"
ac
guerite."
Mar-
Lost
30
Price
II. Gurnet.
cents.
Are
A
"
lartette.
iABK.
and
Words
Price 30 cent*.
A
Surh
No
There's
Ye
The
supper.
"
tnk-
published, comsentiment, love, lifo,
Price
Waterfalls
w
and
popular
touch
Song
and
humorous
30 cents.
and
Frizzes.
Song,
with
"
lich
s
our
present,
low.
lib.,and
ladies
and
Price
will
some
30
great
her
thee
calls
still
Hnd
idea
an
index
of what
A
new
Never
Sleeps.
Piano-forto
accompaniment.
II. Gurnkt.
the hearts
of
Mr.
Gnrncy's
the
people,
No
popular.
Sleeps"
Never
''Love
Price 30 cents.
and
welcome
than
finer song
is published.
of
is to
Piano-forte
L. n.
Ones
"
Oh,
ask
I feel
not
me
a
more
I
s""nt, po stpaid, to
package for $
any
ADAMS
in crowds
"
am
a
mother's
child
address
"
Loved
like this
strain
sing that well-remembered
once
By
accompaniment.
to the
Dedicated
Gurnev.
30 cents.
Price
at Ilome."
To
above
Sang."
Mother
My
Song
The
With
songs
for
and,
always
are
reason,
always
I dream
cents.
93- Single
copies of the
ten Songs In one
The
ce.
that
with
A
Laughing
accomPlano-forto
torus,
"
TnE
Allegiianiment, as sung by
A
A capital humorous
Song.
4NS."
hit at the fashions of the day in
cided
ad
the
near
"
Bong,
By L.
by "Felix
Music
most
humorous
J"
ilng sense
d laughter.
Lore
accom-
by Philandoh
Squire.
Lost
Sally.
as
Hano-forte
Words
niment.
"nes,
W.
mansion,
throne,
Marguerite
heaven, her
own."
Girl
with
Song,
new
In
to
up
eyes
home
:
fair
her
and
by A.
music
thy sad
Turn
Temperance Song
new
Marguerite's
round
more
no
tomb;
we
Sparfelfns
the
Away
Away,
/inc.
"Linger
gay;
kiss;
again."
upon
receipt
of
CO., PruLrsriERS,
Bromjleld Street, Boston.
25
I
HOW
TO
PLAY
OEOQTJET..
First
4
"
/"^HARMING
\J
!"
of
tion
of
playing
is
"Words.
shrouded
all
it
the
though
recent,
this
mystery,
fact
additional
an
game
the
Mr.
authorship
Patterson.
whom
by
came,
Croquet/7
"
as
the
witness
gree
de-
interest.
Whence
called
to
of
exclama-
who
or
origin,
veil
a
universal
the
play
Its
with
of
who
Croquet.
imparting
alone
is
are
invented,
questions
of
the
Like
on
that,
5
why
ble
unanswera-
as
attack
or
the
brated
cele-
however,
b
CROQUET.
it is
great hit
a
themselves
and
a
England
is
as
well
few
a
its way
One
it is
prime
that
to
it
end
of
and
and
may
boys
recreation
girls have
to
alike engage.
in
the
sented
pre-
fair and
as
to
accept;
Croquet
see
mallets
the
to
swinging,
in all directions.
of this
had
a
country
our
new
game
sport in which
have
and
It
invitation
inclined
of
croquetting
feature
realm.
welcomed
was
at
ately
immedi-
ocean,
therefore,expect
one
are
Introduced
stay, which
decidedly
outdoor
gentlemen
men
its
and
many,
people such
invited
from
balls
an
since
became
the
across
appearance
may,
the
very
ing
fascinat-
as
sport of the
American
most
are
and
other,the hoops planted,the
and
a
since,it captured
found
grounds
and
new
years
fashionable
we
ble
trou-
playing,while
once
substantiated.
the
seems
and
in
popular taste,
friend,and
it
once
charming sport,
the
pleasing
not
ing
wherefores/' be-
it is at
public favor
upon
to the
a
that
game
daily becoming
once
"
do
first.
the
Its claims
soon
about
learned
the thousandth
into
much
very
be
points may
as
its devotees
to know
content
simple
; and
their
open
is that
ladies
and
Hitherto, while
healthful
air, the
been, restricted
to
means
women
the
less
7
CROQUET.
exhilarating
ventured
out,
healthful
out-door
could
they
of
sports
the
all
the
is
of
state
with
as
and
the
poor,
learned
and
the
was
of
the
a
for
sport
this
satisfactory
un-
being
should
Croquet
meet
welcome.
It
ladies,
for
children,
always
in
and
tame
universal
the
misses,
rich
and
"
and
strong
they
exercise
at, then,
that
if
lookers-on.
mere
outdoor
little
even
the
and
an
and
wondered
things,
warm
so
comes
be
to
or;
participation
in
indulge
not
;
amusement
position
It
life
indoor
the
weak,
easily
"
and
interesting
intensely
attractive.
We
to
shall
make
all
to
youngest
in
proficient
fail
of
its
health
to
be
and
a
the
oldest,
of
them
happiness.
"
to
of
persons
mode
to
this
clear
points
that
so
the
in
endeavor,
may
New
standing,
under-
every
every
age,
easily
amusement
an
Manual,"
inexhaustible
which
from
become
not
can-
source
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STARTUfO-STAKB.
.9
CROQUET.
Required.
Implements
implements required are
The
Eight
Balls.
Eight
Mallets.
Arches,
Two
Stakes, Posts,
may
material
a
as
or
; but
if the
permanent
"
Pegs.
or
nary
of ordi-
simply constructed
be
:
Hoops.
Ten
These
follows
a"
lished
estab-
is to be
game
the
institution,and
correctly,and on
a
be called "scientific principles,"
what
may
good degree of attention should be paid to
the
material, size, shape, and proportionof
set of these, kept
A nice, well-made
them.
have
no
in good order, always at hand, we
'be considered
indispensable
will soon
doubt
players wish
in every
real
much
can
be
in it
engage
well-ordered
how
exercise
to
family.
When
enjoyment
derived
that they are
simple articles,
from evil influences by keeping
of
in
the
inclined
think
a
to
seek
collection
a
a
protection
all the
that
ranks, and
household
rational amusements
healthful
and
such
from
at
home,
irrational
great inducement
is
ones
no
siders
con-
one.
one
bers
mem-
with
will be
abroad,
presented for
generaladoptionof Croquet.
we
the
10
CROQUET.
Balls:
The
Material,
their
afford
is excellent
is used
But
expense.
a
boxwood
those
by
American
our
at
less
much
a
confirmed
balls
by
with
used
players has
to
cost
suitable
a
specificgravity.
proper
regard
therefore
led
furnish
balls,
opinion
has
been
has
used
This
wood
sesses
pos-
elasticity;
and,
mallet, is of the
The
our
to
the
good player who
strength and
and
making
rock-maple.
sufficient
when
This
cost.
every
of
made
wish
forests
for
wood, equally valuable
for Croquet-ball
who
tip-toparticle without
a
to
sound
foreign hard-woods,
Among
Turkey
can
how
Them.
make
and
and
experience
of
ers
manufactur-
best
riably
employ rock-maple;and purchasers invaof it,unless
choose a set mado
a
highset
is
is called
boxwood
when
wanted,
for.
in
Eoundness
a
quality,and
any
other
material
mentioned,
very
any
is
form
that
the
wood
that
than
the
the
one
an
sable
indispen-
will not
If
unsuitable.
balls
slightusage;
yielding beneath
Croquet-ballis
of
made
of those
become
serve
pre-
we
have
indented
structure
repeated
after
of the wood
blows
of
the
CROQUET.
their
impairing
thereby
mallet,
spherical
truth.
than
of
diameter
The
thus
eleven
being
inches.
nearly
if
maintain
all
quite
not
size
involves
mallet,
the
will be
found
As
form
intimated,
feature
them
After
be
must
well
painted
most
attractive
is to
paint
balls
are
as
brown, and
one
red.
white,
four
one
as
and
heavy
diameter
spherical
exact
them
after
of
manner
and
secured.
and
should
one
green;
yellow,
The
painting
four
light.
blue,
and
one
turned,
dealer, this
regular
varnished.
dark,
this
but,
turned, they
are
follows:
one
a
looked
and
three
therefore, whether
upon,
of
balls
the
an
yourself,have
balls
the
large
a
clubs,
measure
;
and
desirable.
most
insisted
be
players,
three-eighths
and
the
purchase
or
of
than
less
in diameter
use
three
must
turn
you
the
have
we
should
less
cumferen
its cir-
;
London
the
of
ball
the
that
inches
English
be
not
fraction
a
Some
five-eighthsinches
and
should
ball
three-eighths
and
three
the
best
and
the
balls
The
dark
black,
one
the
be
light
orange,
and
one
balls:
one
12
CROQUET.
The
Mallets:
Material, Form,
their
and
Size.
of which
material
The
should
the
same
should
be
be
weight
of the
in exact
which
balls with
given
to it
proportion
they
not
faluable
to
are
yield freely to
Their
to
be
that
used,
the blow
player.
of
mallet-heads
by Croquet-players.
by most manufacturers
made
are
the
forms
Yarious
used
by
made
are
that of the balls.
as
that the latter will
so
the mallets
The
have
shape
is
been
of those
such, that they
for service.
'"'*"--?1M**%
Jujte
Patented
The
and
mallet
here
29, 1869.
represented is four inches
three-quarterslong, and
two
inches
and
It is the nearest
largestdiameter.
is
perfection in simple elegance, and
one-half
almost
that
in
indestructible.
have
been
We
in constant
have
use
seen
for two
them
sea-
13
CROQUET.
without
sons
qualitiesfor
nicely in
very
blow
be
can
shape is
service, and
priced
is
be
found
Outside
of
these
is
hours'
The
of
at
of
should
should
to
point
be
circular
hands
be
best
about
end
upper
decreasing
the
as
an
becomes
soon
off"
after
few
a
unsightlythan
more
mallet
the
considered
the
all low-
styles,there
should
well-seasoned
straight-grained,
length
the
in
good
turned.
handle
being
at
outline
is then
is
of use;
worthy
chipping
and
use,
the rudest
"
entific
sci-
perfect ease.
should
shape that
elaboratelyornamented
disfigured by
with
and
true
a
pensable
indis-
it balances
attractive,but
so
other
no
these
game,
and
;
struck
not
games.
good
a
hand
the
This
for
Besides
fracture.
a
about
where
turned
for
three
about
upon
bein^ desirable.
Its
ter
diame-
inch, gradually
it enters
and
ash
purpose.
feet; its
one
made
wood,
three-fourths
smooth,
indentations
the
be
of
the
an
inch
head.
It
nicely polished,
that
part held
in
14
CROQUET.
For
the
sake
well
as
the
should
for the
as
be
handle
nience,
conve-
of
purpose
the
painted
it
and
uniformity
players,the
ball to which
The
of
guishing
distin-
of each
color
same
let
mal-
the
as
belongs.
Arches:
Form,
Material,
their
and
Size.
should
be
flat not
or
of
in
low
ground
should
between
several
twelve
be
the
will
they
to
height.
may
the
cause
them
small
importance
to be
inch
an
al--if
be
above
space
The
prongs
their
ends
in
easily fixed
arches
easilyseen,
te
the
in
sink
perfectly straight,with
that
thirty-
rod
prongs
arch
in
arch
|
inches,leavingthe
inches
each
the
shown,
This
of
For
or
indent,
quarter of
in
the
hoops/'
to
apt
piece of
one
here
"
rod ; square
it is
a
it
positions. Paint
to
no
as
points
pointed, so
their
Bend
called
balls.
length,and
inches.
ten
the
about
iron
procure
arch
an
distance
being
of
make
diameter.
the
round
injure,the
to
six inches
form
also
being suitable,as
wish
in
of
made
otherwise
you
are
arches, which
The
white
"
a
in
der
or-
matter
players,especially
16
CROQUET,
which
the
be
cannot
placing
as
satisfactory
umpires, since
of them
disputes.
new
the
here
we
give
As
often
they do
not
as
it
comes
cut
of
one.
set
a
may
CLIP,
It is formed
the
to
rods
marker,
at
or
the
circular
indicates
the
forming
correspond
MARKER.
piece of
a
between
space
of the
of
OR
from
the
with
sides
metal
the
one
direction
to
width
painted
each
of the
side
over,
ball ;
player's
commencement
on
the
It is
arches.
the
bent
being
clip,being assigned
mark
give rise to
company
generallyacthe maker,
game
one
er
playA
(see illustration)
in which
the
clip is intended
proceeding. The
the
arch, or hoop, through
player is
to designate
which
the
17
CROQUET.
player is
he
going, and
next
The
the
keep
case
in which
Any
kind
the
follows
in
good order, a
will be required.
them
place
wood
good
select
may
inside
Case.
implements
to
of
owner
The
his turn,
his ball.
directs
To
which, in
at
will
this.
for
be
it should
feet
:
of
fancy
answer
of
measurement
length, three
width, just ten inches
the.
which
three
as
inches
;
depth sufficient,
say
five inches.
small
A
placed
strip of wood
the
at each
end, with four
bottom, one
on
niches
in each
cut
of the
handles
the
the
keep
of
size sufficient to allow
a
mallets
in
implements
place.
order, taste, and
Where
on
the
a
is
employed.
common
neatness
Croquet-ground,
stand
round
to
used
circular
Two
a
inches
stand
for
one
twenty
the
upper
one
eight inches, fastened
inches
a
distance
apart, the whole
wood,
will form
made
similar
umbrellas
pieces of wood,
in diameter, and
lower
at
looked
are
the
centre
into,will
fall
to
Stand.
The
after
;
of
of
the stand.
a
to
an
about
neat
In
right
up-
thirty
and
able
dur-
the upper
18
CROQUET.
wood, eight niches
circular
admit
the
or
to
Ground.
Croquet is played on a
smooth
turf, and possesses
important advantage
inasmuch
games,
cut
of
game
piece of
a
be
mallet-handles.
The
The
should
as
other
most
over
of
piece
any
lawn
an
outdoor
grass-land
its purpose
: in fact
ordinary size,will serve
it may
be
The
played almost
anywhere.
park of the mansion, the lawn or grass-plat
of the villa,the ball or
cricket ground, and
of
the
villagegreen,
large
it.
and
towns
To
"
the
"
each
cities,are
offered
for
attributed
of
common
The
of the
nature
playing it,may,
to
its
that
ground
the
level
it is to
adapted
Croquet-ground is not only a
but becomes
a
great
object in itself,
As
a
source
room
permanent
of
and
one.
enjoyment, persons
means
Its
will do
shape
some
and
naturallysuggest
and
smooth
more
better
the
will
game
for
reach
the
already great
rapidlyincreasing popularity.
extent, be
our
adapted
great facilities within
the
of all thus
even
well
should
the
the
pose.
pur-
beautiful
and
ing
last-
cient
having suffito lay out a
be
oblong,
19
CROQUET.
hundred
one
in
feet
should
surface
width.
The
shaven
turf, laid
short-
by
exactness
a
is familiar with
who
of the
each
On
work.
one
of even,
be
with
down
regular gardener, or
the
in
length by sixty-five
four
sides
of the
Croquet-ground,a sloping embankment, rising
twelve
For the convenience
inches, should be made.
spectators, this should
of
be
passed
encom-
yond
Begravel walk four feet wide.
this walk, fountains,vases,
shrubs, and
be placed as the taste of the conflowers
structor
may
by
a
fancy.
may
will
above
The
be
acquisition to
gentleman's pleasure-grounds. But, as
of players may
not wish to go
great mass
any
the
the
a
of such
great
undertaking, we
will repeat what
have
before
we
said, that
Croquet can be' played on any piece of ground
to
that
expense
is smooth
accessible
and
The
shown
in the
and
the
as
such
a
spot is
one.
Arches
of
of
arrangement
accepted by
one,
level ; and
to every
Arrangement
an
diagram
on
and
arches
the
Stakes.
and
stakes
followingpage
is
all
good players as the original
It preaffordingthe best game.
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distances
adopted by
the
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STARTING-
STAKE.
21
CROQUET.
of
the
be
the
the
players, though
arches
every
case,
on
which
the
to
these
the
game
however, they
proportion to
tween
be-
unimportant, and
are
regulated according
ground
distances
exact
dimensions
of
is
In
should
here
may
played.
bear
given.
a
tive
rela-
22
CROQUET.
Variations
will
ones
new
who
is
with
of arrangement
places, and
some
be
devised
Where
game.
by
the
; the
central
arch
in the usual
middle
originalplan
two
as
however,
and
on
changes
game
a
two
a
are
side
beyond
These
the
changes,
capriciousinnovation
to the
be
can
each
side.
better
game
players,each
capitalgame.
four is the best
a
each
improved by them;
considered
allowable,
It is
game
for
Playing.
played by eight persons,
Six
;
can
It is
or
and,
four, however,
if there
two
use
only
are
balls and
have
generally conceded
number,
that
quently,
best, conse-
originalplan.
Directions
General
make
23.
page
confusion.
to adhere
on
on
is extended
limit to
no
consequent
four
hoop
is not
game
will be
The
arch
strenuously opposed by practical
The
if such
there
and
seen
are
players.
any
arrangement.
Occasionally,the
other
Croquet'
presenting rather
to the player than
greater difficulty
of the
those
small,the preceding plan (page 21),
ing
hoops, always affords an interest-
nine
game
in
probably
the
play
ground
plan
introduced
been
have
this
from
and
it is
produces
better,when
that
so
cellent
ex-
there
24
CROQUET.
to
decide
to
restore
whether
balls
disturbed
when
doubtful
a
and
fairlystruck,
are
stakes
to
ball
cases,
and
their
is moved
er
wheth-
not, in
or
settle all
to
places
decide
by accident, to
croquetted
a
balls
the
questions
of
like nature.
The
two
umpire chosen, the players
sides,which, if not even, may
by
so
the
made
balls ;
players taking two
sides,choice of balls,mallets,
into
"c, being determined
dispute
arise
the
by
clips in
be
into
of the
one
division
any
divide
the
by
this
at
umpire
players.
point,it
placing
Should
be
may
the
cided
de-
Croquet-
and
making the division and
allotment
of the
implements according to
the colors respectivelydrawn
by the players.
Each
player takes a mallet,ball,and clip (if
clips
bag,
a
number;
side
game
the
and
ball about
a
drive
he then
it
end
of
through
the
one
tries to drive
color
same
and
equipped,
leader
of
or
ceeds
pro-
one
ing
Regulations No. 1) placmallet's length front of
and
starting-stake,
it with
to
armed
of the
starting-stake.
commences
by the
(see Rules
his
used),
and, thus
to the
The
be
to
are
it
ing
endeavoring, by strikthe head of his mallet,
arch.
If he
through
succeeds,
the next
arch,
25
CROQUET.
and
through No. 3, and
then
going through
Thus, if lie sends
lie misses
as
is
over.
No.
1
No.
2, he has
with
which
he
next
If, however,
send
is
others
the
We
phvyed
and
which
game
exhibiting both
Thus, a player at
the
at
the ball with
arch
1 and
his
first
the
on
our
force
sufficient
roll it to B.
shown
through
The
from
arch
aim
the
in the
3 at the
of each
his
turn, he
first
arch,
until all the
to
side
try
next
of the colors
2).
diagram (page
of
opportunities
beauty of play.
At
might strike
to pass it through
his second
stroke,
A
by similar good play, he would
obliquely through arch 2, leaving it
as
at
starting-stakeplacing
marked
point
from
commencement
skill and
the
past
is allowed
present favorable
for
ball
through
Rule
for the
strokes
it
in the order
designated
through
place
a
other
of the
starting-stake
(see
have
to
wait
he
turn
it goes
through
before
the others
20) several
his
at
he must
leader
The
plays ;
; and
over
have
again.
his ball
ball
his
send
soon
arch, his
an
ball
hit his
perhaps,
can,
not
his turn
on
to
As
on.
that
force
much
so
turn.
does
a
so
diagram, to
next
strike
in
a
continue
it
tion,
posion
stroke.
player is to drive the balls
starting-stakethrough the seven
26
CROQUET.
arches
struck.
This
then
are
the
is called
direction
first has
as
soon
back
indicated
who
reaches
it,he
road
to the
he is able
and
side whose
hit the
The
game
with
by one
only
his return
other
two
on
point of their journey,
ably
croquet them, and considerprogress.
balls
first driven
are
towards
the keenest
the
players
farthest
the
round,
game.
end
the
inconceivable
is almost
on
turning-stake
time ; for,as
a
starting-stakewins
excitemen
watched
one
to
their
impede
The
the
arrows
commences
the
journey, and, meeting
their
the
by
balls
startingback, to bo
and
great advantages for
he touches
The
the
to
turn
be
must
pegging."
to the
course
diagrams.
The
player
our
"
driven
be
to
stake ; the
in
turning-stake,which
the
to
; each
interest.
of
the
is
stroke
Gradually
players hit the post, until
occurs
remain, and now
haps
peran
opportunity for skilful play. If the two opponents
are
good-players,they afford a rare treat
The
to the bystanders.
object of each is first
in that,to keep as
to hit the post, and, failing
far from
his
at the
adversary
same
time
as
he
can.
drawing
Each
nearer
ors,
endeavto
the
great objectin view; to keep the stake between
27
CROQUET.
his and
his
his side
strikes
then
and
shout, Victory !
"
it,next
the
plays
one
his ball
sends
mallets
their
wave
length
first hits
adversary,who
it away,
At
it,and
stake,misses
the
at
ball.
the other
near
croquets
stake, while
and
aloft;
all
boldly
"
ROQUETTING.
player strikes his own
another at a distance,he is
Having thus hit a ball,he
When
hit
it.
before
croquet"
game,
or
not, at
a
as
soon
arch.
it,
the
the
other
"
has
has
a
so
foot
ball with
the
to drive
roquet
take
the
in
the
through
the
"
can
gone
follows:
distance,
player lays his
at
places his
be
ball
to
Croquet.
the
It is donejts
hit another
to
as
player may, with it,croquet any
also passed through the same
first arch, the
ball that
said
so
proceeding farther
his option.
Taking
As
ball
a
"
that
on
that
own
mallet.
it.
ball,and
own
The
a
ball has
is,"roquetted "
ball against
it touches
his
the other
when
effect
ball in any
He
strikes
then
his
of this will
direction
the
player may
choose,which, of course, will be
governed by whether the ball thus croquetted
side or not.
belongs to a player on his own
28
CROQUET,
PLACING}
A
friend
through
drive
an
BALL
FOB
A
CKOQUBT.
by croquetting send
can
the
THE
he
wishes
who
has
arch
enemy
to
a
pass,
obtained
partner
or
els"
good
of going
feels certain
his next
turn, exactly in
a
position,and who
through an arch at
the opposite direction
he
in which
to that
In order,however, to make
wishes to travel.
#
this stroke
very
taken
regard
with
ball
is
think
nothing of
driven.
effective,great
to
the
way
care
must
in which
be
the
Many thoughtless players
drivinga fo" clos" to a friend,
29
CROQUET.
CROQUBTTING
.or,
in the
friend
the
BALL.
assistingtheir side,send
immediate
neighborhood of
hope
in
A
of
a
a
verse
improving the positionof the adside,and damaging that of their own.
difference that a few thoughtfulplayers
foe; thus
The
make
hit
to
their
that at
side
a
balls
his
them,
next
the
is wonderful.
about
turn
without
a
careful
foe will
Whilst
ever
others
thinking
probably
quet
cro-
players, anticipating
30
CROQUET.
the
positionsof
selves
next
in
they
comes,
balls,place
which, when
either go
can
croquet the ball of
arch, or
an
other
positionfrom
a
turn
the
a
them*
their
through
careless
more
player.
What
When
his
"
the
ball
or
and
the
to
he
sooner
for the
assist
be
seen
not
players on
that
to
a
the
therefore
own
on
the
side,
other.
is of
good rover
side,and that the
all
do
ball hit the
rover's
side
other, the
hit
the
assistance,the
that side.
This
for
to
those
must
precautionand
on
the
render
often
plan,however,
the greatest
can
to
although if all
yet when
is able
game
they
post by croquet-
post before
is w^on,
game
player, being dead,
with
his
is
should
the
his
either
may
with
starting-stake
strike it,and
be a
ting it againstit,if possible;
on
and
placed hors de combat, the better
The
the other
rovers
on
opposite side.
side
make
rounds
privilegeof travellingover
greatest service
the
the
gone
the prospects of those
it will
Thus
Rover."
"
a
the
retire,or,
ground
damage
has
is strike
rover," with
the
be
he
starting-stake,
that
peg,"
to
is
player
a
reached
"
it
goes
be
care
no
the
best
ther
fur-
against
adopted
; and
oj
32
CROQUET.
Of
board.
in
the
quite
for
game;
place
in
left
hand
same
it
this
same
those
used
When
ball,drives
that
when
the
where
it
was
nearest
the
the
as
substitute
outdoor
summer
are
made
of flat
has
of
hoop-iron,the
regular outdoor
mend
recom-
generally
winter
been
a
for
game.
arranged
ing-room,
parlor,drawThe
apartment.
being necessarilysmaller
the
to
in the
styleof Croquet
played upon the floor
other
place
has, as
Croquet.
Another
or
in
Croquet.
Parlor-Floor
to be
ball
the
game
attractions
imagined, many
it,and is now
becoming very
adopted
the
placed
to
This
off.
driven
is to be
be
may
ception.
ex-
one
of
turn
next
board
of the
corner
with
with
player,in hitting another
the board, he at once
ceases
disposed of arrives, it
thus
The
a
it off
playing ; and,
swers
an-
well.
equally
Croquet,
the
and
instead,
precisely identical
are
in outdoor
used
are
forefinger of
purpose
of the game
the
little balls which
The
game.
performed
in
as
be
the
on
is not
larger
quite impossible to
manner
is therefore
the
rules
Croquet
would
foot
one's
used
the
course
arches
balls and
than
If the
lets
mal-
those
balls
are
for
of
d3
CROQUET.
injury
rubber, all danger of
furniture
to
is
avoided.
Words.
Last
In
Manual,.we
closing our
the
hope
that
promise,and taught
we
wish
is
There
Croquet."
to
our
all
warn
friends
press
ex-
fulfilled
have
we
but
cannot
li
how
to
our
play
point againstwhich
players,and that is,not
one
indulge too freely in the privilegesof the
quent
A
growing love for and a too freCroquet.
indulgence in this practicedoes a great
deal towards
making people acquire a careless
to
style of play.
mind
is the
first
The
objectto
borne
in
ever,
If,how-
arches.
of the
passage
be
by hittinganother ball,a better, or even
an
equallygood, positioncanbe obtained,then,
the Croquet ; but don't imitate
use
by all means,
some
players,who are eager to go all over
ground, and attempt to croquet, instead of
Such
players
endeavoring to pass the arches.
often croquetted themselves
ful
careare
by more
the
players,who
than
the
more
a
shadow.
position of
important
that
it should
that
post before
Besides,
a
"
than
be
3
after
run
any
the
rover"
those
each
of
substance
a
are
privileges and
so
of the
very
other
player'saim
the
rather
others.
much
balls,
to attain
Many
a
34
li 0
C
is lost
game
some
found
has
and
in
when*
error
it
game,
too
was
in
taking
turn, and
your
lady-likemanners
characteristics
We
cheat.
as
and
are
of
because
male
readers
hint
we
the
arch
first
by
that
you
done
wish
ball
bear
don't lose your
is
are
to pass,
and
fun,"
then
to
game
rules
may
The
the
hit
last
portant
im-
most
from
away
croquetted
by another,
be
buffetings calmly,
temper.
it,
excuse
once.
are
;
like
men
same
perhaps
you
and
the
at
are
game
it is such
allowed, the
with
when
"
you
one
it is
give
all,
this
at
that
the
is,don't
practice spoilsthe
away
to
"
think
not
The
have
of
peculiar
ladies
young
it because
have
much, that, if
be
the
are
cheating
they
fall back. upon.
well
will
readers
our
of .advice
that
aware
they only do
also
our
they
as
for
of
proverbiallyfond
but
of
Croquet.
important piece
Another
the
it is unnecessary
None
enlarge upon.
to observe
them,
to
fail
and
gentlemanly
generally throughout
points which
are
game,
as
of the
holding and using the mallet,easy
pleasing attitudes in playing,promptness
Grace
so
early part
ed
neglect-
repair it.
late to
us
has
his
out
T.
laggard who
in the
arches
the
and
by
E
Q U
sure
and
"
REGULATIONS.
AND
RULES
1.
of
Two
the
skill in
it
the
commences
ball
misses
other
side
takes
The
his
players
on
according
;
shall
and
remain
On
each
to
not
exceeding
at
distance
a
the
The
through
first stroke
the
his
the
THE
each
the
of
ternate
al-
ing-stake
start-
they play
game.
BALL.
player
from
must
the
play
the
on
which
during
THE
to
are
colors
in
length
STRIKING
4.
the
OF
commencing,
ball
of
leader
side
order
POSITION
his
until
PLAYERS.
unchanged
FIRST
3.
the
to
turn.
SUCCEEDING
OF
nearest
plays
the
of
fixed
point
is driven
when
trial
a
any
and
game,
arch,
an
ORDER
2.
ball
to
leaders,
as
make
two
balls
whose
one
chosen
are
These
their
driving
the
:
upon
party
side.
for each
one
PLAYERS.
FIRST
THE
a
place
must
starting-stake
mallet.
BALL.
be
to
pass
first arch.
85
the
ball
36
CROQUET.
ball must
5.
The
faces
of
the
be
with
struck
mallet-head, and
of the
one
with
never
its
side.
The
6.
ball must
pushed.
struck
A
ball
[A
when
ball
is
be
the
is considered
sound
to
the
the
of
mallet
the
fairly
is heard.
stroke
face
never
be
to
the
against it,and
rest
without
propelled
of
when
pushed
is allowed
fairlystruck, and
mallet
ball
the
is
drawn
being
back.]
7. A
his
use
player
may
play
mallet
with
his
pleases, provided
of
face
8.
the
be
limits
taken
9.
from
the
10.
head
from
his
the
in
the
any
way
ball with
he
the
is
allowable
mallet
on
mallet
Instead
of
the
at
point
yond
be-
it may
where
it
line.
it
which
ball is driven
Croquet-ground,
ball
ball, and
the
11.
strike,a
resting place,it
It is
of
a
placed
the
spot from
the
strikes
boundary
When
its
hands
he
of the
and
up
crossed
attitude,and
any
mallet.
If,in making
the
in
is to
be
for
a
to
j;"layer
the
ground
strike
it
aiming
returned
to
started.
was
from
driven
accident
by
its
at
by
at
a
rest
the
distance
sharply
vancing
ad-
resting-place.
his arch
or
at anoth-
ST
CROQUET.
strike his ball towards
ball,a player may
er
any
part of the ground be pleases.
12.
Btake
continues
stroke
the
counts
to
If
the
in
course
ball passes
a
arch
that
to
are
arch,and
an
through
pass
regular order
through an
in
next
same
ARCHES.
balls
The
the
game
passed through
play.
THE
13.
in the
turning-
the
he had
though
as
struck
player having
A
its turn,
or
of the
the
arches.
arch
other
from
the
than
wrong
account.
is of no
side,the passing-through
14. If a player hit his ball through an arch,
he is allowed
the
M
through
the
more
16.
If
a
blow
in the
turn, provided that it bo
order
player at
than
one
one
of his
stroke
course.
hit his
arch, he is allowed
ball
only
turn.
extra
one
by
arch
next
15.
another
a
ball is struck
from
another
through
ball,or
its
is
rightarch
roquetted
croquctted through it,it is considered to
have gone through its arch.
17. Any player missing the first arch takes
his turn
his ball up, and, when
plays
comes,
from the starting-place,
at first.
as
18. If,by a
single stroke, a ball passes
or
38
CROQUET.
through
two
mallet's
one
its
arches
the
direction
ball
stopped
A
extent,
or
is laid
across
the
ball
within
in its
Hitting
the
; if three
#%-
the
beyond
handle
sides
of the
ball does
not
two
TIIE
20.
and
if the
when,
came,
from
fairlypassed through
ball has
it passes
when
ground
lengths.
mMf^n%u
19.
claim
can
in any
length
place on which
arches, two such
owner
the
privilegesto
it to
of the
arch
touch
arch,
an
any
mallet
whence
dle.
the han-
STAKES.
turning-stakeis equivalent
the passage
of
an
arch.
CROQUET.
40
If
28.
driven
be
and
dead,
hit
rover
a
ball,but
a
against
the
cannot
croquet
by that
stroke
the
ball
is
it
winning-stake,
has
it
struck.
PLAYING
OUT
OF
TURN.
out
of
I
1
If
29.
the
a
well
before, as
moved.
as
the
the
player
The
error,
the
which
31.
and
player
The
change
before
32.
game,
a
the
a
completed,
altogether.
fore
be-
next
turn,
arch
through
or
the
to
pass
the
to
as
if
the
his ball.
by the
position
umpire
player
umpire,
may
of
the
forgets
remind
to
him
stroke.
next
there
he
have
discovered
changed
but
player
player how
is
turn
on
is next
clip,any
Should
it may
CLIPS.
clips are
player's bail;
it
attached.
decisive
are
where
of the
clip is placed
the
replaced
be
commencement
The
is
turn
must
TIIE
80.
turn
next
however,
penalty is
no
his
loses
turn, and
the
balls
any
If, however,
his
before
ball will be
the
completed,
else
discovered
be
error
stood
play
person
is at
stands.
be
no
clips used
liberty to
ask
any
in
the
other
41
CROQUET.
BOQUET.
'
k
is
ball
A
33.
whether
by another,
from
When
by
and
35.
ball roquets
of the
two
croquet
omit
or
bounded
re-
ball which
it
one
is said to ricochet,
his
all,at
or
do
to
so, and
balls
more
player having roquetted
A
is
or
or
mallet,he
croquet
can
ceeds
pro-
struck.
a
stroke
one
mallet
a
struck
striking it
arch, stake, or
an
previously
34.
of
it is
when
ball
the
stroke
a
from
has
roquetted
ball
a
the
to
pass
option.
can
next
arch.
THE
As
3G.
the
arch,
first
he
has
which
ball
as
soon
CROQUET.
a
player
is at
also
has
through
gone
libertyto croquet
through
gone
the
any
arch.
(See 37.)
37.
he
A
has
38.
his
player
cannot
croquet
a
ball
which
roquetted.
not
If,in croquetting a ball,the player
ball,he
own
must
replace
it in
move
its former
position.
39.
nor
A
be
40.
booby
cannot
croquet
another
ball,
croquetted.
A
player
ball
at
is forced
least
sis
to
the
move
inches,
and
c roquetted
cannot,
CBOQU.fiT.
42
croquet the
ball
same
passed through
If
41.
ball,and
one
42.
and
wishes
If
blow
the
by
stake, he
they
drives
is allowed
43.
strike
44.
another
so
a
rover,
cannot
it touches
moment
the
is dead.
If, in
If,in
attempt
an
slip from
through an arch, or
does
to
is
be
in its turn
the
player makes
foot may
but
it is not
This
act
a
the
be
is
by
its
of-
count.
not
croquet
executed
to
In
ball
croquetting, the
and
(flinches),
go
the stake, the stroke
was
all.
is
turn, but
ball
45.
do
must
struck.
were
the
player'sball flinches,
struck
than
more
against the winning-
foot
the
hit
ball that
it
croquet the ball,as; the
stake, it
until he has
croquet, he
to
ball hit another
a
time
stroke
one
in which
order
in the
second
a
arch.
an
player at
a
'
ball,the
a
which
on
the
quet
Cro-
can
be
free,and
owner.
croquetting, when
the
splittingor following stroke,
held
lightlyon
his
ball,
own
obligatoryto put the foot on
entirely at the option of
at
the
player.
46.
or
If
a
player ricochet,he
all of the balls
can
croquet
roquetted in the order
one
of the
ricochet.
47.
A
Croquet
need
not
necessarily be
a
43
CROQUET.
hit either
is
these
they
not
necessarilycompelled
has
only one
croquetted the
has
ball he
to
has
struck.
ball,is
croquet it,but
play in any direction
must, however, be understood
his
play from the place where
to
he
that
ball
he
If
player croquet
a
loses his next
If
50.
arch
the
in
is,and
wrong
in the
same
WHEN
51.
arches
strikes
A
after
ball
he
illegally,
turn.
arch, it has
arch
not,
ball,when
a
a
ball
a
is allowed
must
he
49.
not
pleases. [It
abnegates the privilegeof it,as
a
a Croquet, from
position touching the
he has struck.]
since
; and
in which
order
player, after striking a
A
good
om
car-
others,each
more
striker
he
for each
one
or
the
when
in its passage
arch, and then
an
in the
croquetted
stroke
additional
48.
or
struck, but
were
lot,and
post
ball strike two
if also one
of
a
ball,the privilegeholds
a
upon
strikingball
If the
distinct stroke.
croquetted through its
direction,roll back through
not
to
direction
PLAYERS
player whose
in their order
the
through
pass
the
same
again.
ARE
OUT.
ball has
is out
as
passed
soon
winning-stake, whether
as
all the
his ball
this
is
44
CROQUET.
caused
by
roquetted
his
his ball
by
or
being
another.
croquetted by
or
player continues
Each
52.
stroke
own
play
to
his
turn
long as he drives through the next arch in
its order, roquets, croquets, or
quets
roquet-croso
another
ball,or strikes
the
turning-stake;
failingto do either of these, he relinquishes
the ground to the next
player,and waits his
turn.
DISPLACEMENTS.
53.
place
proper
54.
arch
An
be
must
55.
Should
by
be
56.
to
[This
If
a
can
the
before
be
of
the
to
ball
a
player
point where
moved
properly
stored
re-
on.
go
course
person,
at the
have
would
of its
out
displaced,or deprived
play
the
any
it to remain
can
put
returned
stake
or
the
before
has
accident
by
upright position,must
an
it
is
proceed.
can
game
of
ball that
A
rupted
inter-
be
allow
can
interrupted,or
he
where
it
supposes
reached.
player play
replace
is not
the
enforced
before
with
ball
a
lose
and
unless
ball,he
wrong
the
the arrival of the
his
error
turn.
covered
is dis-
ond
player'ssec-
turn.]
57. If
a
ball be moved
by
a
player when
it
45
CROQUET.
should
have
position,
its former
to
against
it
sent
touched,
been
have
not
it must
if the
even
stake
a
be
stored
re-
stroke
through
or
an
arch.
UMPIRE.
THE
umpire
The
58.
chosen
is
the
by
entire
party.
duties
The
59.
of
supervision
when
game
balls
restore
the
question
any
disturbed
accident,
ball
and
to
When
settle
through
passed
stakes,
wins
all
the
the
side
game.
umpire
balb
the
that
the
fairly
point
their
to
struck
arises,
to
when
whether
in
not
or
clips,
places
decide
to
general
a
move
that
a
doubtful
disputed
points.
CLOSES.
players
the
are
are
all other
GAME
all
to
;
moved
is
THE
60.
on
stakes
and
by
croquctted
cases,
the
whether
decide
to
the
of
on
arches,
first
one
and
side
have
struck
both
accomplishes
this
GLOSSARY
A
Booby.
OF
TECHNICAL
ball tliat has failed in
TERMS.
through
to pass
attempt
an
the first arch.
To
CrOQTiet.
strike one's
ball when
own
in
with
contact
a
roquetted ball.
Croquet
pied. Roquet-Croquet.
Sans
A
Ball.
Dead
ball that cannot
To
Dismiss.
dismiss
When
Flinch.
Croquet slipsfrom
the
Following
Free
That
hold
A
In Hand.
hall
A
In Position.
ball
be driven
it may
A
its Arch.
Jiade
through
is said
of Position.
stroke
A
drive
of his mallet
Peirsring.The
A
Pushed.
stroke
it
The
act
the
ball.
"
in
the
mallet,
ithas
passed
of
stroke
one
it
when
position
a
ball when
games.
whose
is "out
of
the
it is
of
such
arch
its proper
that
by
the
single
a
position."
staking.
as
to
localityis
face
of the
mallet
propelled without
be
is allowed
to
being
the mallet
pushed.
roquetting two
or
more
balls
by
one
of the mallet.
This
is
roquetted another,
and
Hoquet-Croquet.
ball ;
allows
which
dead
a
"
be
to
through
ball,when
back, is said
UlCOChet.
so
he chooses.
way
appliedto
hall
same
against it,and
drawn
ball
own
it.
best of three
player cannot
has
playing
play ;
cannot
term
his
arch.
an
The
Match.
rest
of
in any
through
to take
croquetting.
opposite its arch, so that, by
rests
is about
player strikes
method
that
distance.
a
his foot.
a
the mallet
it to
player
a
beneath
the ball he is
Croqnet.
player to
which
When
Stroke.
it follows
that
Out
ball is to croquet
a
ball with
a
play.
then, without
performed by taking
placing
Croquet, strikingit with
any point or pointsthat
the
may
placing
the
it
foot
on
near
the
a
serve
the
that
th" roquetted
ball
mallet, driving both
best
ball
as
in the
balls to
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Long live the
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The New
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We report the following
Games
New
for this season.
The outdoor game
dinner at the
After the Christmas
of " Ring Toss," which
has become
after
house of our
and
lowed
uncle,
again,
nearly as popular as Croquet,is fol"
the nice little feast at the children's
Parlor
Toss"
most
a
by
Ring
It embraces
proposed to
capital affair for indoors.
party at the Astor,it was
odd devices could be
now
all those features which
6ee
dered
renmany
left.
inade from
the fruit that was
the originalgame
so
pleasing,
So at it they went ; and here is a list of
and is selling
rapidly.Of card games,
what
flowers, " Trade and Dicker " is taking the
were
produced, Tulips,SunCream
a
Pitcher, lead. The firstedition was sold quick
Bouquet,
Old
Lobster's
an
Woman,
Tail, as a flash ; and new editions have been,
Goblets,
a Guinea
and continue
to be, quickly disposed
Pig,Little Mouse, the Suffolk
of.
The followinglist of headings to
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the various sections of the Book
of
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ket,
idea of its variety and
ness
attractiveTop, Old Ugly Mug, an Orange BasA
Peal
an
tion
descrip:
Orange
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from
made
of how all these were
"Names
of
Cards
Employed.
fruit will be found in the January,
Number
of Trades Engaged in.
tering
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Putting up the Signs.
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It was
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Each TraDistributing
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a Bank.
Capital. Incorporating
"themselves.
The
Who
First TraPlays First.
that
Amount
Don't
to
ing. Trading
the Plav Continues.
Much.
How
At the
How to Dicker.
The Trader's Store.
No
Making
Borrowing
Change.
A letter from the back part of Indiana,
In a Tight Place.
or
Lending.
done up in the old-fashioned way,
When
Wins.
Fails.
Who
a Trader
with a wafer as large as a doorplate,
In Case of a Tie."
and as red as a new
brick,tells us of
"
is a game
The i"ven Racers"
of
a
delightfultime they had at the
but
the solitaire class,inasmuch
as
Srmigginseslast Christmas eve, and
one
plays it. Its puzzling feature
bran new
encloses a bright,
ten-dollar
exceeds every thing else of
certainly
greenback for a varietyof new games
and cannot
the
fail to please all
kind,
and
parlor fireworks for a party of
who delight
Gordian knots.
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above Sent Post-Paid
Cut
together representing
Manners, Customs, or Scenery
put
by Adams
"
Co., Boston,Mass.
The
Chopped- Up Monkey.
A
Puzzle
for Children
to fall into
who
wishes
being a certain Monkey
Chopping Tray, and get very
a
to be
picked up and put together. One
published for " little tots."
pastimes
In Envelope,
In Box,
ever
the fortune
misup ; and
much
cut
of the most
popular
Price, 15
......
cts.
Prioe,25 cts.
.......
The'
had
who
;
Pigeon-Tail Puzzle.
of
Composed
enclosed
in
a
measure.
dozen
a
small
box,
pieces which,
but
when
togethei
than
If sent
cts.
fill
a
by mail, 75
are
quart
cts.
'
Conjuror'sPuzzle.
TJve
apart
Price,50
-
when
more
Consistingof a Set of Brass Rings joined in a Chain, or interlaced
Price, 50 cts.
apart.
; the problem being to take them
in a Knot
The
-
Spiral Puzzle.
Ingenious Puzzle,consistingof Metallic Rings, each
undivided, arrangedRings within Rings, yet may be taken
Price,25 cts.
apart easilyand instantly.
and
New
A
perfect and
....
Puzzle
This
Porridge.
Game,
"
"
Labyrinthian
series
A
"The
as
Sphynx,"
is
Bewitched," "c.f capableof affording
and old,and is instructive,
puzzling,
Price, 30 cts.
by various
known
Game
of Letters,"'" Alphabet
continual
for young
amusement
and amusing.
*
"
such
names,
"
-
Puzzles.
of Three
Journeys. By A. Maze.
Yellow, 4 1-2 by 7, all enclosed
Intricate
three cards, Red, Green
5 by 8 1-2.
and
Price
....
Which
is the
per
Printed
in
an
Set, 30
on
lope,
envecis.
Largest?
OpticalPuzzle,Curious and Attractive ; presentinga problem
the most
in Optics which
experienced will find difficult to solve ;
interesting,astonishing,and amusing to every one, both old and
An
young.
Magic
Picture
Price, 15
-
....
cts.
Cards.
each
Picture
New, Unique, Curious, Puzzling, and Amusing;
is
first
than
at
much
close
examination
more
disclosing upon
cards
white
of
each
on
five
the
set consisting
printed
seen
pictures,
;
The
whole
2 3-4 by 4 1-2 inches.
accompanied with an Explanatory
Price per Set, 25 cts.
Key.
.....
The
above Sent Post-Paid
by Adams
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Co.,Boston,Mass.
FIREWORKS.
PARLOR
to be admired
satisfactionand
beauty
sparks,
minute
brilliancyare
in
Ten
of
these
witness
cannot
fail
to
give
them.
which
thrown
out.
stars
of
excelled.
a
pure
and
color
Price
....
trails of
produce
They
white
of
intense
pack, 25
per
cts.
Rain.
Golden
Burning brilliantly;
of golden tints.
showers
Ten
or
use
be
cannot
from
pack,
a
by
all who
brilliant
are
Stars.
Shooting
The
and
smoke, perfectly harmless,
beautiful; free from
and
Entertainments
of In-door
in the way
Novelties
These
NOTE."
in
pack,
a
a
profusion of beautiful
emanations
Price
....
fallingin
pack,
per
25
cts.
Fireflies.
which
Producing brilliant trails,from
night.
resembling the fireflies of a summer
Ten
in a pack,
"
-
Parlor
Resembling the usual
Balls
; throwing
Six
of five feet
in
Box,
a
Price
per
pack, 25
cts.
Candles.
Roman
distance
dazzling objects
emanate
or
Roman
Candles
of
and
Red
Green
employed
Fire
and
in Out-door
technics
Pyro-
Brilliant
Stars
a
more.
Price
....
per
Box,
50
cts.
Scintillettes,
Japanese
Spangles and
Lightning. A Firework, throwing out
SnowFire
Frost-work,
resembling finely threaded
article
of
the
and
The
and
most
pleasing
Crystals.
flakes,
prettiest
the public.
kind before
Price per pack, 25 cts.
Thirty-two in a pack,
Or
Parlor
Scintillations
of
-
"
Parlor
-
Meteors.
and
Parlor
ment.
Amusepleasing Pyrotechnic for Evening Parties
Meteors
these
the
and
thrown
into
air,
duce
proUpon being lighted
bo
flame
of dazzling brilliancy.
They can
large sheets of crimson
much
used
in any
without
invariably cause
danger, and
apartment
of smoke, ash,
merriment
by their sudden
disappearance and absence
A
and
cinder.
Ten
in
a
pack,
...
Price
per
pack,
25 cts,
Magic Papers.
I hashes, or,
These
air, blaze
Will-o'-the
"
for
up
Wisps," upon
instant,then
an
leaving the spectator
than gone,
Ten in a
pack,
being ignitedand
suddenly vanish
thrown
where
to wonder
they
Price
...
into the
sooner
no
"
seen
go.
per
pack, 25
eta.
Grenades.
Hand
Upon being lightedand thrown into the air,these produce trails of
followed
by a report of their doings, in which the whole vanishes.
fire,
Free from smoke, smell and dust, and harmless.
Ten
in
pack,
a
"
"
Price
"
per
pack, 25
cts.
Magic Lighters.
Capitallydesigned for performing a practicaljoke,by passing one
as
to light a
to a friend, requesting him
lamp or cigar. As soon
the
individual
fantastic
in
burns
it
style,leaving
lighted,
up rapidly
considerably astonished
Ten
in
pack,
a
its sudden
at
exit.
Price
...
-
per
pack, 25
cts.
Plants.
Miracle
which, upon being ignited,do not
Chemically prepared papers
to be
and
burn
but
graduallychange into what appear
slowly,
blaze,
"
-
IgnitingParlor
For
Six Hours.
Price
feet in
Twelve
Fireworks.
Colored
reason
Theatricals.
These
fine,burning
especially
without
of
are
superior quality
smoke
Six Colors.
Red, White, Blue, Green,
In small. boxes,25 cts. each; can
of ha'f a
"
This
Wire,
four Stearine
miles, and so
Four
made
match.
common
Feet
each
a
newly discovered
with
intense that it
in a Coil,
lightis
foi
of daz
pound, $2.00.
metal, may
causes
a
may
gas-flameto
be
ignitedwith
that
be
seen
cast
a
Price
"
"
to
per
of seventy-
nearly thiity
shadow.
Coil,25
cts.
Spiral Lights.
formed
and
box.
fumes,
Its
Violet, Gold.
brilliancyequal
a
Candles, producing a lightthat
are
Spiralform,
of
It burns
Magnesium
These
and
or
Wire.
Magnesium
a
burn
per pack, 10 cts.
desirable
very
cts.
Will
Pack.
a
for in-door performance.
zling brilliancy,
requiringno reflectors.
this
pack, 25
Fires.
and
Tableaux
is
per
Price
....
Premium
For
Red
leaves.
"
Match.
Imperial Slow
The
beautiful
plants,with fringedand
in a pack,
green
Ten
of
designed
Nothing
a
narrow
to be burned
can
exceed
ribbon
on
the
a
of
small
beauty
wound
in
wire which
nies
accompaand brilliancy
of these
Magnesium
Lights.
Five
in
a
Box,
Price per
...
The above Sent Post-Paid
by Adams
Box, 25
cts.
6c Co.,Boston,Mass.
NOVELTIES.
like
Appearing
of Playing Card".
Pack
Wizard's
The
Ordinary Pack, but
an
contrived
so
Wonderful
Novice, can
perform the Most
Surface,and put
Superfine Stock, Enammeled
even
a
for Use.
Directions
with
Santa
Claus
Any One
ol
Made
Silvered-topBox,
per pack, $1.00.
a
Price
Box.
Christmas
Magical
in
up
...
that
Tricks.
An
All Good
Children.
apparently Empty Box, from which
Choice
of
out
a
Confectioner)',perfectlyAstounding
heap
poured
may
Full
and
the Young
Folks
by its Sudden
Unexpected Appearance.
30
with
for
cts.
Formula
each.
Price,
Directions,
exhibitingaccompany
For
be
Wonder
The
of Pictures
Series
A
is the
Booh.
adaptation
By turning the leaves
with
of
Life-like
celebrated
a
Motions.
German
This
toy
to the
Scientific
form
of
a
elty
Novbook.
endowed
with
life.
directed, the pictures seem
"
Shoemaker
stitches
In one
like
all
in
another
a
a
possessed
away
;
Windmill
is. in motion, grinding forty million
of imaginary
bushels
corn
a
represents children
tilting; while in another
grim
; another
like a dolphin.
visitor, a sort of Bony
Part,
pops up and down
No. 1. The Shoemaker.
Price, 25 eta.
"
The
2.
Price, 25 cts.
Tilting.
"
The
3.
Windmill.
Price, 25 cts.
as
"
"
"
....
.....
.....
"
The
4.
Pocket
Skeleton.
..""
"
-
Price,25
"
"
cts.
Box.
Conjuring
placed, the box closed, and immediately
of
question being, " what has become
The
enables
of
its
the contents
? "
child
even
to
a
operation
simplicity
learn in a few minutes
how
to work
it,yet it is apparently so complicated
that it puzzles and perplexes " old heads."
Price, 75 cts.
In this any article may
opened and found empty
be
"
the
-
of Wonders.
Budget
For
Chemic
Evening's
an
and
Pyrotechnic Novelties;
by
any one, young
ing the Exhibition
The
Electric
New
A
Entertainment
and
or
are
old.
Full
enclosed
consisting of a variety of
Perfectly Safe, and easilyexhibited
;
Directions
in each
for
Box.
preparing
-
and
presen
Price,30
t-
cts.
Cottage.
Interesting"Scientific
for Parlor
Amusement.
By
Cottage is thrown
high in air,
the experiment
in a
being perfectly safe. Each
Cottage is enclosed
Electric
Box, with Lightning Rod, Flag, three dozen
Wafers, Electric
Papers and Directions.
Trice, $1.00.
an
explosion without
powder
or
Toy
firt" this
....
The
above
Sent Post-Paid
by Adams
"
Co.,Boston,Mass*
The Electric Cannon.
A
Scientific Toy, similar in its character
Made
of
iron
handsomely finished,
and
iron,
as
^P**
a
For
Wafers.
"
Electric
Dozen in a
Three
Electric
For
Cottage."
Box,
.
.
.
Price per
Box,
Price per
Box, 75
50 ct*
Cartridges.
"
Electric Cannon."
Dozen in a Box,
Three
Eggs of Pharaoh's
-
.
.
an
Serpent,graduallyextends
Box,
a
ma
eta.
Serpents.
havinS the
J^JFtmSpd"S
S1686'obj,ect'
"ne3"f
of
Five
Electric
Price,01.50.
;;-"""
Electric
Cottage.
in navy
style on an
Flag, with a metallio
Each
Cannon
has an
American
conductor ; also,three dozen Cartridges,
and
carnage.
btatt,used
the Electric
to
mounted
to a
lengthof
shaPeand
two
Price per
....
ance
appearthree foet
or
Box,
25
cts.'
Japanese Egg.
of
consisting
Curiosi^".
"v,"
which,
a white egg, about one
inch in diameter,
being opened, produces a red and white striped
ess
Opening this,a black and white stripedone
appears, which
and
upon
opens
jailer white
2SS?!JI
striped
found, which
one
is
and
egg;
top appears.
-
this white
egg,
a
opened
are
.
small
red
Another
white
and
opens
produces
opening this little trifle,a
again
finally,upon
The
Eggs
replaced.
Opening
one.
easily,and
.
diminutive
be
can
p^
.
as
easily
5Q cU
Japanese Curiosos.
These
of
Mysterious Productions
have excited the wonder
and interest
have
the appearance
of being,
nothing but
when
placed on water, they open, and take the
thousands.
They
splintersoi
wood
; but
of men,
flowers,birds,rabbits,
women,
fishes,
boato,
ttnu
houses,and
' uuuat/S'
objectsunknown
to us barbarians.
many
Twenty-fivein a pack,
Price per packj 25 cts"
forms
.
.
The
Squirming
.
Fish.
al1 the aPPearance,
urm-t^S"1
baV|rg,
Curi?9ity.'
apparent cause, performing all the motions
and, without any
antics,of a live Fish.
and
Inteiestmg to
I01k3,
old
"
folks,and
*
-
Invisible Ink.
For
Secret
of
source
"
endless
"
-
amusement
"
to
Price, 25
youn*
cts.
*
Correspondence,Pleasing Illusions,and
Experiments ; the writing
applicationevery word
Full Directions
a
"
with
with
which
Curious
invisible until by a simple
in Jet Black
Letters.
remains
distinctly
appears
each Bottle.
-
The above Sent Post-Paid by Adams
.
.
"
Price, 50
cts.
Mass.
Co.,Boston,
8f Co.'s New
Adams
the
between
size intermediate
A
ADAMS
"
extended
popularityof
"
Pen,
Golden
celebrated
CO.'S GOLDEN
of this new
necessity for any recommendation
single trial will enable it to speak for itself. For
for Ladv Accountants, it is unrivalled.
Per Box
Ink
Premium
Nos.
PENS
1 and 2. Tt
obviates -J:
public,
the
posting,aud
to
one
of One
especial]
Gross, #2.00.
"
"
"
Falconette.
The
"
25 cts.
Powder.
a superiorJet Black
For producing,almost
Writing In
instantly,
mould
will
the pen, thicken
will not corrode
or
keep in ai
;
climate for any length of time ; does not require age to give it colo
Each package will make
oi
but always writes black, and writes well.
30
cts.
Price,
quart. Full directions given.
that
....
Ginger Snaps.
Scintillations of "Wit,Short, Crisp
Thousand
Collection of Two
A
be read by men
an)
; all selected with care, so that they may
farmer!!
for
A
book
and
time
and
at
place.
boys
girls, any
women,
it up at any time, you will finK
folks at home, and travellers.
Take
shake wit
have
never
seen
before,that will make
something you
you
Prices : Paper, 25 cts ; Cloth, 50 cts.
honest laughter.
Pungent
-
of Sea Life.
Wonders
Volume
A
of
Coasting,
Yarns
Shipboard ;
on
Trading
Shore ; Storms
and
Endless
almost
an
with
comprising Voyages
pages,
Vessels ; Shipwrecks and
360
and
nected
-
Life
Disasters
Nnmber
Life at Sea and
at Sea
of
in
SplendidFull Page Engravings.
;
; Perils
Merchantme
Captivity ; Tou"
c
Laughable Adventures
of the Grand
Fisheries,ai
Incidents,Anecdotes, and Stories
Illustrated with
Foreign Ports.
Prices:
Paper, 75
cts ;
co:
Nir
Cloth,1.25
Marks.
Booh
Index
Tropics
in the
in
the margin of
and designed to slide upon
of Metal, gilt,
Mado
to mark
sentence
a line or
Book, Magazine or Paper, enabling one
convenient
that twenty
So lightand
be instantlyfound.
that it can
them
may
Bridal
the
net,
a
Will
singlebook.
last a lifetime.
Price "f eight,25 ct".
charming additid
contents
a
glove-box, handkerchief-case, writing-desk,calj
bureau-drawer, or to personal apparel ; imparting to eve}
and
exquisiteSachet
Perfume.
A
of
or
article
flowers.
The
on
Pose.
Delicate
A
to
be used
an
odor
as
fine and
sweet
as
of
that
most
beautifi
Price, 30
.-.-.--
above Sent Post-Paid
the
by Adams
"
cts.
Co., Bostcn,Mas