Notice To Quit

AN Ayrshire gentleman, when out on the 1st of September, having failed

time after time in bringing down a single bird, had at last pointed out

to him by his attendant bag-carrier, a large covey, thick and close on

the stubbles. Noo! Mr. Jeems, let drive at them, just as they are!

Mr. Jeems did let drive, as advised, but all flew off, safe and sound.

Hech, sir (remarks his friend), but ye've made thae yins shift their