"I will even do as Horace says, sir," I answered, smiling, "and carry you in medias res.
" He nodded as if he was well pleased, and indeed his scrap of Latin had been set to test me.
WELSH HALF-BRED: BCG and R Davies and res.
OTHER HILL BREED: K Earle and res.
Cheshire Amateur Cup first round: AFC Bebington Athletic 2 Legion 1 (aet), Bronze Social 0 Barnton 2, Capenhurst Villa w/o Broadheath Central, Chester Nomads 2 Grappenhall Sports 1, Christleton 6 Mersey Royal 0, Club AZ 3 Mallaby 2, Ellesmere Port 2 Blacon Youth Club 1, Hazel grove 3 FC Pensby 0, Lostock Gralam 0 Runcorn Town 4, Lostock Rangers j Castrol Social wo, Malpas 2 Halton 4, Manor Athletic 2 Vauxhall Motors Res 3, Mellor 0 Helsby 2, New Brighton 2 Warrington Town Res.
1 (aet), Spurley Hey 2 Upton AA 2 (aet), St Werburghs 1 Linotype Chn 10.
Alliance One: Coventry Colliery, Alvis, Triumph Athletic, Christ the King Res, Copsewood (Coventry), Folly Lane Res, Potters Green CAFC, Shilton, Stockton, Stoneleigh, AEI Rugby Res.
The other from the lower division is Meltham Ath A who face holders Uppermill Res.
The other quarter-final ties are Newsome Res v Meltham Res and Shepley Res or Heywood Irish Res v Honley Res.
Any other dairy breed: A Fletcher, Llechryd (Guernsey) and res.
In the second division Helsby won 4-0 against Maghull Res.
ALLIANCE TWO: The Bell (AEI) Rugby Res, Bermuda FC, Nuneaton Griff & Coton, Peugeot Millpool, Hawkes Mill Sports Res, Highway Coundon Res, Brooklands/Jaguar Res, Woodlands WMC Res, Stockton Res, Stoneleigh, Jaguar/Daimler Res.
First round: Britannia Sports Res v Berry Brow Res, Newsome Res v Scholes Res, Heywood IC Res v Cartworth Moor Res, Wooldale Wand Res v Kirkheaton Rov Res, Honley Res v Cumberworth Res, Meltham Ath A v Shepley Res.
Other Hill breed: K Earle, Penybont (North Country Cheviot) & res.
RESULTS: Division 1: Barnton 1 Greenall 3; Rylands 0 Pilkington 4; Trafford res.
2 Crosfields 3; Linotype 0 Stalybridge res.
PWDL F APts Jaguar-Daimler........3 2 1 9 3 7 Church Lawford .......3 2 1 1 13 6 Coventry Colliery......4 2 2 8 12 6 Stockton Res.