The Standard Volume 51

The Standard Volume 51

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...slain three hundred with a jaw bone (that is, not with a jaw bone held in his hand) nor has he ever pulled down the pillars of a temple, but some of the terrific strokes he dealt a golf ball while establishing a new record in the White Mountain district recently ought certainly to be recorded. This record was not for dropping the ball into boles with a few strokes, but for putting holes in the bills where balls may be dropped. There is a new ravine on the side of Kearsarge produced by contact, first, of a bit of gutta percha composition with the end of Flanders1 brassy, and second, by the compact of the first described object with the hillside. The stroke was delivered on the teeing ground near the Russell cottages. The ball rose rapidly at an angle of 45 degrees and then took a horizontal course for two miles. The game started with an attempt to beat Col. Bogey, but after Flanders led oft, the rule suggested by Dan Daly was adopted, " if you find the ball the same day, you win the game." Nobody won. II. N. Pinkham--Pinkham of Portland who has done so much for the local agency movement from the Pine Tree state to the boundary line of Yonkers--was in Boston on Saturday to attend the annual meeting of the Massachusetts Association of Local Agents at the United States Hotel. Pinkham is not as agile as he was three years ago, for then he used to astonish the natives either on cinder path or in the arena. He could run one hundred yards in some very few seconds and take to the flying trapeze with the recklessness but easy grace of Barnum's Zazelle. In some way, unbeknown to himself he contracted owgolumrhoo, and he has never been the same man on his pins since. In endeavoring to explain about owgolumrhoo, he declared that the sound of...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,016g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236836561
  • 9781236836564