News: Neillsville, Wis. Trap Shooting (29 Oct 1903)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Dudley, Leighty, Harlow, Dangers, Masters, Stowell


----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 29, 1903


Trap Shooting (Matches - October 1903)


Shooting excitement - Last Sunday J. Dudley, the creamery man, and Lew Leighty, had a trap shoot with ten up and some of the coin was up on the side.  J. Dudley shot well that day, and won.  After the shooting, the victor got a rig and with Charley Harlow drove around town with a string of sleigh bells jingling to celebrate, while the losers tried to forget it and think of something else.


Monday morning a match was shot off between Walter Dangers and Stub Masters, Walter taking the money, and Monday afternoon a series of shoots began, one each day in the week - seven in all - Dudley to do all the shooting, Wm. Stowell betting him $10 on each shoot that he can’t hit 16 or over out of 25.


(It seems there should be more to this story, but it was not on my printed copy)



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