Immense Deer Elude All Hunters, Daily Racing Form, 1918-12-04


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IMMENSE DEER ELUDE ALL HUNTERS Several of the old deer drivers of Weymoiith N T declare it is said that there are two enormous deer that have been seen for several years one around Hunters Branch and the other at Green Bank which have eluded hunters for five seasons at least These drivers would not shoot either if they had an opportunity but always speak of them before starting out and preferring to allow one of their party to get them if they can It is claimed bv these drivers that these deer will weigh over 100 pounds and have nicknamed one of them Itocking Chair because of his large antlers and the other Uncle Jack because he is believed to be the oldest deer in that section of the country The latter has been seen this year at Green Bank and tlie other at the Branch Some of the gunners too have set their eyes on them but only for an instant and without getting a shot These deer are ex ¬ tremely fleetfooted and in their leaps and bounds cover from thirty to forty feet at a leap Pas ¬ sengers on a train from Lakcwood to Winslow Junc ¬ tion a few days ago saw one of these immense bucks running alongside of an express train from New York in a longcleared space and it seemed little trouble they said for the deer to keep up wiili the train For over a mile there was a pretty Rice when the deer suddenly made a dash for the woods

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