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14      HORSESHOE PITCHING ---- HOW TO PLAY THE GAME



FRANK JACKSON, Lamoni, Iowa, and FRANK LUNDIN, New London, Iowa
     Frank Jackson, who lives in Lamoni, Iowa, at a tournament in Bronson, Kansas, in which any horseshoe pitcher in the world was invited to compete, won the first world's championship and was given a belt as a token of his success. He successfully defended his title yearly until the "World's Championship Tournament held in St. Petersburg, Fla., Feb. 22-26; 1919, when he did not defend his title. In September, 1921, in a World's Championship Tournament, held in Minneapolis, Minn., he again won the world's championship and for the second time failed to defend his title at the next world's championship meet.
     At the World's Championship Tournament in St. Petersburg, Fla., Feb. 8-18, 1926, Mr. Jackson again won the world's championship from a field of 32 other contestants, pitching an average of .614 per cent ringers in the finals. He and Putt Mossman tied in games won and lost in the finals, and agreed to play off the tie for the championship in a series of three 50-point games. Each won one game, Jackson winning the third game by two points. Mr. Jackson is a farmer.
     Frank Lundin, New London, Iowa, won his world's championship title at the tournament held in Des Moines, Iowa, August 28-Sept. 1, 1922. Mr. Lundin lost his title to Falor in defending it at St. Petersburg, Fla., Feb. 19-24, 1923. Because of an accident to his arm he was obliged to stop pitching after this tournament. He is a shoemaker.