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Berger's feats at billiards. --Berger is astonishing the Philadelphians with his wonderful feats at billiards. The Gazette, of Tuesday,Berger is astonishing the Philadelphians with his wonderful feats at billiards. The Gazette, of Tuesday, says: About a hundred and fifty gentlemen amateurs witnessed last night the initial exhibition of Mr. Berger in this city, a limited nuMr. Berger in this city, a limited number only being admitted. The wonderful things that Berger can do with billiard balls entirely stultify all theories of gravitation, and of tBerger can do with billiard balls entirely stultify all theories of gravitation, and of the forces centripetal and centrifugal. He strikes a ball, it goes from him, describes a series of angles, and hitting every object at which i"to the place of beginning" Among the most wonderful feats of Berger's repertoire are what he calls the hat shots. He places his bat upThese are only a few out of the fifty unaccountable shots made by Mr. Berger, and the reader will understand the earnestness of the applause win the city. After this part of the exhibition was finished, Mr. Berger played a French carom game with Mr. Phelan, beating him eighty po