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Oct. 21st, 1997

06:32 pm

To: Lisa Turpin
From: Wayne Hopkins
Type: Package

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Current Mood: calmcalm

Oct. 21st, 2005

05:24 pm

To: Blaise Zabini
From: Terry Boot
Enclosed: A dark green, leather bound journal

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Oct. 21st, 1997

04:52 pm

To: Terry Boot
From: Blaise Zabini, anonymously (somewhat)
A dark green leatherbound journal, along with a short, curt note

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Oct. 17th, 2005

02:12 pm

To: Horace Slughorn
From: Gilderoy Lockhart
Enclosed: A note written on yellowing, college-ruled notebook paper

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Oct. 16th, 1997

07:38 pm

To: 'Bea' Dunstan
From: Zacharias Smith (anonymous)
A bright, woolly hat with pink and teal stripes and a bobble on top, wrapped in plain brown paper and tied with string.

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Oct. 12th, 1997

09:06 pm - Romilda to Eddie

To: Eddie Carmichael
From: Romilda Vane
Enclosed: A neat package wrapped with shiny blue paper and sparkly silver ribbons. Package contains a moderately thick book, relatively good condition - Transfiguration in Ancient Runes by Gerald Mathers. A note is written inside the front cover in green ink.

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Current Mood: ecstaticecstatic

Oct. 4th, 1997

07:30 am


The Daily Prophet

Saturday, 4 October, 1997


The Boy Who Lived, Harry Potter, Harpies emerging star Katie Bell, Kestrals' Adrian Pucey, and Wanderer Cormac McLaggen among those invited to the WJQC tryouts.


Fight Began as Aberforth Dumbledore Interrogation Attempt

Associated Wizard Press -- HOGSMEADE, 4 October, 1997. -- Augustus Rookwood, widely known for his betrayal of the Ministry of Magic to the group of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named supporters known as the "Death Eaters," was captured today in what began as an interrogation attempt on Aberforth Dumbledore, brother of late Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore.

According to witness reports, three masked men assumed by officials to belong to the Death Eaters entered the Hog's Head bar in Hogsmeade Village at 10 P.M. last night.

"I was just sitting there, enjoying a nosh, when these three blokes came in," said Michael Adler, a local accountant who witnessed the incident. "No one knew what to do."

Witnesses confirm that they proceeded to approach the bartender. "They said something to him about wanting information, and he must not have liked that," Adler said, "because pretty soon he whipped out his wand and cast a nasty-looking curse at the one in front."

The fight between Dumbledore and the Death Eaters did not go on for long before Victor Krum, currently teaching Defense Against the Dark Arts at Hogwarts, joined the fray.

"Pretty soon, curses were flying everywhere," Adler said of this point in the battle. "I was plotzing into my butterbeer." Many curses missed their marks, hitting patrons of the bar at random. At one point, an unidentified curse meant for Dumbledore hit Krum instead, knocking him off balance and removing him from the fight.

Shortly thereafter, the four Aurors stationed in the town, most notably Nymphadora Tonks, rushed to Dumbledore's aid. The battle did not last very long thereafter, but two of the three Death Eaters managed to escape. Tonks managed to subdue one, and after he was arrested turned out to be Augustus Rookwood, famous as a former worker in the Department of Mysteries, who betrayed Ministry secrets to the Death Eaters. Rookwood was turned over to the authorities in the early 1980s and served a fifteen-year term in Azkaban before the January 1996 breakout.

Dumbledore and Krum were both unavailable for comment. An unnamed Ministry official confirmed that the bar patrons who were injured or cursed in the battle will receive emergency treatment at St. Mungo's Hospital. Emeric Switch, a fellow Hogwarts professor, arrived on the scene shortly after the fight ended to usher Krum to the school's hospital facilities.

"Poor fellow," Switch said on the scene. "Attacked for no good reason I'm sure."

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The Ministry restarts its self-defence seminars: will this help or hinder in the fight against Voldemort? See our full story.


Boyband Apollo tops the WWN charts for the third week running- see Entertainment for the full list.

Oct. 3rd, 1997

12:39 pm

To: Виктор Крум
From: Димитар Батчев
Enclosed: A letter

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Oct. 2nd, 1997

09:12 pm

To: Horace Slughorn
From: Dolores Umbridge
Enclosed: A note written on crisp, pale pink stationery and a medium-sized crystalized pineapple wrapped in shimmery pink paper.

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Current Mood: complacentcomplacent

Sep. 29th, 1997

01:42 pm

To: Harry Potter
From: Octavius Fetternets, Manager of England's U20 quidditch team
Enclosed: A scroll

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