7/29/1894 - Second Last Shoot of the Season

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7/29/1894 - Second Last Shoot of the Season - THE COUNTRY CLUB SECOND LAST SHOOT OF THE...
THE COUNTRY CLUB SECOND LAST SHOOT OF THE SEASON The Monthly Trophy Is Won E Donohoe A Number of Other Events by The monthly live - bird shoot of the Country Club took place yesterday afternoon afternoon at the Oakland Trotting Park The day was considered fair for the sport save when at intervals the wind swept in strong gusts from the north which in a measure interfered with the efficiency of the marksmen The attendance of members was not as large as usual only nine men taking part in the shoot whereas as a rule there are on an average twenty members present The trophy of the day was a silver vase valued at 20 This was shot for in a mstch jvith a dozen birds single rises at twenty - eight yards which resulted in the following score R H Spragne 12 E Donohoe 12 R Oi - nard 9 F D Atherton 10 J B Stetson 9 HBsbcock 10 K K Webster 9 B R Klt - tredge 7 F w Tallant lO Messrs Sprague and Donohoe tied each getting twelve birds In shooting oft the tie Spragueiilled four birds and Donohoe won the trophy by kiHing five A six - bird sweepstake was then shot with the following result F R Webster 5 R Oxrtard 4 F D Atherton Atherton 4 B R Kittredge J B Stetson 4 II Babcock 5 E Donohoe 5 Several small freeze - outs followed and a number pf sii - bird sweepstakes were shot by Messrs Webster nnd Kittridge the latter being a guest of the club from New York The first and second of these resulted in a tie each man getting five birds The third was won by Kittridge by a score of 6 to 4 and the fourth was won by Webster by a score of 6 to 5 The neit shoot of the club which will be the last oi I he season with a number of other interest - ine features will take place at Monterey from August 23d to the 27th

Clipped from San Francisco Chronicle29 Jul 1894, SunPage 18

San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, California)29 Jul 1894, SunPage 18
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