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Mr Ferdinand de Rothschild's latest acquisition ion on which he prides himself is Sir Joshua Rey- nold's picture called "Sympathy," which has belonged to the Aylmer family for the last cen- tury. Four thousand pounds is said to be the sum now given for it. On Friday afternoon J. Roberts, jun., and T. Taylor met at the Royal Aquarium, and signed articles to contest a billiard match of 10,000 points up (spot-barred), for L100, the champion conced- ing 3,000 points start. Taylor proved successful in both tosses-for choice of building and table. The match will be played at the Aquarium on Feb. 16 and following days, on a Burroughs and Watts' table. Ten pounds a side is now down to bind the match, and the remainder will have to be made good on the night of the Roberts v. Bennet match. The same pair has also entered into negotiations to contest 10,000 up, "all in,"on similar terms, to take place on March 2" next. Table#nd venue not yet battled.

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