Punch,  29 (1855), 163.




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Railways, Accidents, Time

    Informs 'RAILWAY DIRECTORS, FATHERS OF FAMILIES, AND THE PUBLIC IN GENERAL' of a 'most amusing game of chance' for Christmas time—'Railway Accident'. Explains that one player of the game starts his train according to a timetable while the starting time of other players is regulated by 'the cast of dice'. Adds that the 'great amusement of the game consists in each train endeavouring either to overtake or come into collision with the trains of other players'.

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