Forest & Stream July 3, 1909
Field & Stream “The 1909 Grand American Handicap”
High Amateur Average - Bart Lewis, of Auburn, Ill. (Remington pump) 79x80.
High General Average (including 10 Pairs) - 97x100 Harvey Dixon, (Smith) Oronogo, Mo. (Dixon won the 1911 GAH.)
Harvey was second at the 1910 GAH
July 2, 1910 Forest & Stream
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H. McMurchey, J.M. Curtice, E.A.W. Everett, J.T. Skelly, W.L. Stannard, Arthur Killam.
The program was at 200 targets, eight events at 20 singles each and two events, the third and eighth, at 10 pairs each, for the amateur and professional championships, all standing at 18 yards for the singles and at 16 yards for the doubles.
Riley Thompson, 19 yds. Broke 100 using a Parker.
“Riley Thompson is from Cainesville, Missouri, and the fact that Harvey McMurchey had finished his 100 with only one down did not bother the “Show Me” at all. He took his place for the last round, and paying no attention to the large crowd which still remained for the finish, proceeded to smash target after target, until the referee called “dead” for the twentieth, when the shooters rushed, lifted him on their shoulders and carried him to the club house, where he was surrounded by those anxious to shake his hand. Among the first to tender congratulations was Harvey McMurchey, who was runner-up with 99. J. Graham, Long Lake, Ill., and Geo. Volk, Toledo, O., were in third place with 98 each.”
1911 GAH & Harvey Dixon
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