tSTHE PINEHURST OUTLOOK Wl((&JW Memories of Annie Oakley (Concluded from page nine) This affair shortly . afterwards reached the ears of the Emperor, and one day there appeared at the exhibition grounds a magnificent equipage bearing the royal arms and a highly decorated individual making inquiry for Mr. and Mrs. Frank Butler. He bore an invi tation for them to wait upon his imperial majesty, and visit the great historic palace of Schon brunn. The Royal Paradox. It was there that Annie Oakley received the impression of the paradox of the old monarch's life. Himself thoughtful, simple, friendly and hospitable, but nevertheless receiving them in an ancient citadel, more like a fort ress than a home, reeking with memories of intrigues and alarms. Here it was that the great Napo leon dictated the map of Europe to Prussia and Austria, where XAiglon died, nd where the old Emperor himself passed away from the conflicts after a reign of G8 years. To her at that .time his greatest interest seemed to be in the great Austrian arsenal. And he de tailed an escort to show the But lers over it. And as they went, Annie's last glimpse showed the .ancient ruler pouring over papers on his desk, heavy with the cares of a half century of contests and the burden of an imponderable world. A MIDAEVAL ARSENAL The arsenal was not only one of the most modern and complete in the world but was at the same time a museum reaching back into the middle ages an old curiosity shop of obsolete and primitive weapons of the Empire, and her thousand enemies. One of the most complete was the collection of bullets, marking the improvement of mankilling guns from the harquebas to the Mauser rifle. So bizarre and im possible did those more ancient seem, that Annie could not help expressing great wonder and as tonishment. With the conse quence that a collection of the best of them were presented to her as a keepsake by the Emper or's orders. AN OLD GAME IN A NEW SETTING This was not the only time she was the guest of the royal house. Shortly after this she had an op portunity of giving a practical demonstration with a shot gun. She went with as formidable an array of shooters as could be found on all the planet to shoot on the Emperor's game preserve. There was Buffalo Bill and Bronco Charlie, Frank Butler and Kid Gabriel all of whose very existence was a tribute to their marksmanship under critical cir cumstances. Shooting pheasant during the morning they kept a small army of keepers busy with the bag. And then in the after noon they were armed with double-barreled sporting rifles and sent to stalk the roeback. This was an old game in a new setting but no great difficulty to those whose only dinner for weeks on end had been venison marketed with the Winchester. How ever it was about dusk before Annie came upon half a dozen peacefully feeding in a field of wheat. So innocent and trustful was the picture they made against the setting sun, and such a beauti ful family group browsing and daintily treading the meadow, that she refused to shoot at all. And so brought back with her a memory of a delightful scene in stead of a pair of antlers from the royal preserve of Francis Joseph, Emperor of Austria. Good Putting Miss Dorothy Brown of Mont clair is making a name for her self as a master of the putter, and is getting her scores down towards our record marks. In the ladies putting contest Satur- day she bettered her previous per formances substantially and won the event with the excellent score of 21 shots for the twelve holes. Three under two is a score that requires the Utmost skill and as surance, and sets a high standard for the coming week's play. J. H. Ehrehart and Mrs. Ehrehart of New York spent the Christmas week in Pinehurst inspecting their new plantation on the outskirts of the village, and selecting a site where they intend to build their Winter home. Mr. Ehrehart has just fin ished the planting of 200 acres of peach trees on his property, and is clearing more land as fast as he can have it done. 10 ir D Dodson Sheltered Food Howe Complete with 8 ft. Pole, $8.00 f. o. b. Kankakee, IU. Feeding Oar. Price $8.00 f. o. b. Kankakee, IU. GIVE A BIRD HOUSE GiW foaBfflm?pp,n", There is no gift that will give more happiness than a Dodson Bird House or Feeding Device. If put out now will save the lives of many of our songbirds. Dodson Sparrow Trap Automatic drop and double funnel trap combined. Price $6.00 f. o. b. Kankakee, 111. Nature Neighbors Best set of books about birds. Beautiful colored plates. Fbee Illustrated book telling how to win birds to your gardens, and descriptive folder of Nature Neighbors, illustrated with birds in natural colors. A picture worth framing. JOSEPH H. DODSON Mr. Dodson is a director of the American Audubon Association j r v Wren House Price $5.00 f.o.b. Kankakee, IU. Weathervane Feeding Table. Price $8.00 f.o.b. Kankakee, IU. Consolidated Soils Need Air-Air is Frco 515,625 HOLES PER APPLI CATION ON A PUTTING GREEN 75, FEET SQUARE IF YOU STUDY SOIL PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY, WHAT IS THE ANSWER? OPEN UP YOUR SUR FACE with the SPIKE PERFORATING ROLLER THE MOST VALUABLE IMPLEMENT FOR r ...l, -. f f . PUTTING GREENS FAIRWAYS TURF COURTS, POLO and ATHLETIC FIELDS WRITE FOR SPECIAL CIRCULAR TO WILLIAM TUCKER Grass and Turf Specialist 35 Nassau St., New York City ASSOCIATE - MR. DONALD J. ROSS SPECIAL DELICACIES EVERT- FROM 3 SOUTHERN SERVED DAY TflfiPM L W 'W X A ... HoLLy Tree Farza TEAROOM 4 MILES ON GOOD ROAD FROM SOUTHERN PINES fit - - , TT

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