|Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II|
|June 20, 2013 M. Timothy Nolting|
It is little wonder that the Humane Society had grave concerns over the possible mistreatment of the horses that would be ridden in the 1,000-mile race from Chadron to Chicago. There was, among the supporters of the race, one James C. Dahlman who was well known throughout the Panhandle as an avid racing promoter.
Dahlman came to Nebraska under the name of Jim Murry, a cowboy on the Texas Trail, with the first herd of Longhorns to ...
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