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     On Saturday last a pigeon flying match took place at Dearham between George M'MASTER's bird "Old Clow" and John FLETCHER's "Blue ROCK" for 10s a side. The birds were hoisted at Wigton about 25 minutes to five o'clock, and about five o'clock FLETCHER's bird arrived at Dearham and was declared the winner. M'MASTER's bird arrived about five minutes afterward.