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The Favorite with the Tans"
of Then and Now
Baseball, the national game, and *Buir
Durham, the national smoke ? each made th ir
first hit in 1859!
Forty ' * Rollings '' in each 5c Muslin Sack
And, ever since, this star battery of favorites has been
winning the same kind of friends ?the broad-gauge, fair-and
square,red-blooded men who take to things that areon the IcvcL
?To baseball, because it's straight, honest, manly sport.
?To "Bull" Durham, because it's straigl t, honest, clean
tobaeco?free from anything artifieial.
That's why, today?in eigarettes and in pipt
Durham is smoked by more men than all other high-grade tobacci
$11,900 for Hitting the "Bull" /^J^A^J^tp
Last year wc offered a tfjo.co cash prize to _
every player in a regularly icheduled Base?
ball ^amc who hit the big CUt-OUt "Bull"
Durham si>>n that staruls in nearly every
ball park, with a fairly batted Hy ball.
During the leaaon, 238 batteri were lucky
enough t<> ntake one of these S50.00 "Bulls
eyea receiving thcrefor the grand total of
$11,900. Among the "Bull*1 Durham hitters
were Speaker, Titus, Leach, Dooin, Magee,
Devore, Shulte, am! other star players.
Philadelphia made the largeat score?the
"Bull" aign betng hii in that city I9timea.
In addhioa to the above caah proe, 7- five
ccnt ba^s of "Bul!" Durham arere uiveti to each
of the 4,131 playen arho aiade bome ruaa. In
this my >97,S7fJ h\c--cut packagee- or
i8,$q8>j pouada -ol "Bull" Durham wore
awarJi-cl dtlring the year.
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