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Sport: One of Those Things

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Last week a hunting party of three men set out to shoot quail near Greensboro, N. C. They were Samuel Clay Williams, board chairman of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (Camels) and a onetime NRAdministrator; President William Adger Law of Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.; A. L. Brooks, a Greensboro lawyer. Walking through a patch of honeysuckle, Hunter Williams tripped. His gun went off. The shot hit Hunter Law, 20 feet away, in the left leg. It took almost two hours to get Hunter Law, 71, to Siler City for first aid. From there he was hurried to Greensboro where he died from loss of blood a few minutes after reaching a hospital. Hunter Brooks said that on the way to the hospital Hunter Law had begged Hunter Williams not to reproach himself for the tragedy, described it as “just one of those things that happen.”

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