Tom Hurns Dream., Daily Racing Form, 1900-06-24


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TOM H1RNS DKKAM. "Horse owners are very superstitious at times," said a well-known trainer. "They note the many little incidents happening in the course of a day, and ascribe some as foreboding luck and others misfortune. Dreams have a great pull with some, and I can tell you a dream story that is really interesting. Of MMIM, you know Tom Hums, the owner of Milwaukee and Gaston. He had a dream last Friday night in which he saw Milwaukee winning a race by a head on the post, and then in the dream he went in the betting ring and cashed a number ! of tickets. He then bet all the money back on j his old campaigner, Cncle Jim, in a jumping race, and Uncle Jim won in a walk. He started for the betting ring when he happened to ■ awake, and he was the mo?t miserable man in 1 St. Louis. "Tom took thi dream as a good omen, and i Saturday morning he kept the Western Union OONTINUKD ON BKOOND PAGE. TOM HURNS DREAM. Continued from First Page. wires quite warm with dispatches to all parts of the country, advising his many acquaintances to set down good and plenty. We all know that Milwaukee won, and today Tom has a fat bank roll. But the best part of the story is yet to come. Tom Hums thought he would take a run up to his farm in Illinois last Sunday. He came back to the Fair Grounds Monday morning leading the old jumper. Uncle Jim. Johnny Huffman almost went into spasms when Tom led Uncle Jim into the stable. Tom Hums immediately commenced telling about his dream, and wanted to know why the Uncle Jim part of the dream could not prove as true as the Milwaukee part. This story is on the level, and if you do not believe it walk over to the barn and see Uncle Jim for yourself." — St. Louis Republic.

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