Well, Harry I know better than to jerk your chain. I wish I could sit and drink coffee and bs with you and Ray some. Since my uncle and Mr Kirk died I don't have many folks to talk dogs with.
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: I got a nick once in the handle of my
: hatchet. It was a big one and it hurt my
: hand when I tried to chop wood. Plus I
: think there was a guy named Nick Barkley on
: The Big Valley TV show.
: Had enough? Harry
: Well, I haven't. There was a guy we used
: to call "Nitchie". He filled it
: perfectly because his name was Nitchman!
: When I was a newcomer to field trials, I
: heard him lecturing a group of guys in the
: clubhouse at lunch. "Never beat a dog
: around birds," he was saying. I told
: that to Gene Uhlman while we were riding the
: next brace. Nitchie was handling and his
: dog chased at flush on it's first point and
: predictably, Nitchie beat the he11 out of
: it. "So Nitchman says 'Never beat a
: dog around birds,' huh" was Gene's only
: comment. Strangely enough, I really had no