Receipt for Instruction from Jake Schaefer Jr., February 13, 1945. Ernie Presto was one of the best players in the midwest. This is a receipt for funds received by Jake Schaefer Jr. for lessons that were given to Ernie Presto. The total receipt was for $100 which paid for twenty lessons "to be given twice weekly, Tues + Fridays..."

Photo of Announcement Board, April 15, 1945. This is a photo printed on a heavy card stock of the announcement board at Bensinger's Billiard Academy in Chicago, IL. There are only a handful of players since that time to average that high in a long game. An average of 3.0 in 1945 was truly an event worth announcing to the world. © Copyright 2004, Deno J. Andrews