1894 jul 16 koch, geo tonsorial advocate
on hpr--lf Hue suf tibe to hc-r wa in the that who the remarked a her .-o the EAZORS AND SHEARS. Qneeo City Barbers Have a Jolly Time at Wooded ale Island. Qoorn City barbers, their wives, their children and their sweethearts, spent an enjoyable day yesterday on the beautiful grounds at Woodda! Island. All were out for a Jolly good time, and they bad it to the full. The occasion was the annual picnic of the Barbers' Mutual Aid Bociety. Besides the Cincinnati tonsorial artists, many were present from Dayton, Hamilton and MiddleCown. The event of. the day was the sharing and bair-ctittfnc contest for a handsome prize. Six men. greatly In need of a hair cat and a shave, were secured for the contesting barbers to operate upon. From the appearance of some of these it is suspected that tiny were deserters fromCoxey's army. Mose tiugenhetiner, with J. Kudah. at 4 East Sixth street, won the first prize, giving his subject a good hair cut with scissors and comb and a lather and share in three minutes .end four seconds, and the subject wasn't Manairer Will Heck, ot the Zoo. either. John liahr finished second, Webert Berruan third i&d Fred Funk, Sr.. fourth. The other Iwi contestants gave up before completing the Job. The Judges were. Harry (iraham, Fred Funko. Jr., Louis Miller and ocorge Koch, editor of the Tonsorial Advocate. Another prize of in gold to the barber who brousrht tftc best looking lady to the picnic with him wus not awarded, but it was reported that Editor Koch, who was accompanied by his wife, would probably get the coin. The Committee on Arrangements was composed of George Hpath, President of the Society: Fred hchuitz ami Albert Kihen. tjeorge Harenburg, who got the barber's chair for selling the most tickets, looked every inch a winner. F'rwl svhultz. fat and jovial, was looking around for the next man to net them u p. George Spiith, fjf the Gibson House, looked like he was in it head over heels. Cooney Mertz was kept "busy conntingnp the change that he got from selling tickets, at w hich he proved a hustler, Wierx rt B -rmnn got thirsty ot Hamilton and took an i-pportunity afforded bv the train stopping there to give the can a rush. Tlie beautiful countenance of George F'-.eid was conspicuous by its abeuce. and th-re were rumors that his preM in-e was demanded at home to take care of a hi oml-'ierv baby. John Hiuin was on hand Willi his ba-driim voi. but would not let itout for tearof be-il'K killed. Mirt in Morgan, of the ?t. Nicholas, couldn't rind hit i:,f on the grounds aristocratic enough lor him to brush off. Johnie hpehncr was gatherine hrb- from hich to extract a patent hair ggower for his ov u lis?. Charlev LIenliar.lt could not be hauled away from them ler coaster. Dave Zuefle kent bis nmilimr face alwavs in a con'-picus place to cheer up his melancholic mend'. Irank Mclxner wss explaining his system How to beat 'ciu.'' to his turf-following friends. Frtnk H off man and Chicken .May wcrethere with their dope tales and eatint,' hard boiled Frank Wolf gave a master performance of trK'K on ycle ridiriK. Jake Kudolnli didn't go to the Picnic be cause there was no booby prize offered for the worst Darner in me worm. .