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A Deserved Notice.

Many of Plainfield's sportsmen remem-ber Miss Annie Oakley, the wonderful female pigeon shot, who gave exhibition shoots on the Middlesex Gun club grounds, a number of years ago, and who was presented with a gold medal by the members of the club. The following deserved notice is taken from the Glas-gow, Scotland, Evening News, of Nov. 27:

Annie Oakley, otherwise Buffalo Bill's "Lit-tle Sure Shot," is really a wonderful little woman, and has, I fancy, met more celebrities than anyone of her years. Last night I spent an hour in her society, and it took me the greater part of that time to see her presents from notablities and just skip over her auto-graph album. What a dazzling array of gold medals and precious jewels she possesses from great people - Kings, Princes, Dukes, and Lords being among the donors. Among her autographs are those of Bismarck, Edison, and some odd Royal Sovereigns, while she treasures more than all a dainty little letter from that fairest and noblest of women, the Princess of Wales. All her guns (she has a four-barrelled one) and her pistols are presents, and she knows how to use them. It was no wonder she got the name of "Little Sure Shot" from Kicking Bull, the Sioux Indian Chief. Her own little room at the Wild West establishment, all laid out by herself with skins and curios, is verily "the prettiest little parlour that ever you did spy."

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