The special drop was not in use. Ward will not part with slapping his partner in the face with a glove.
The opening of the old turn was given a new "business man" ending. Ward as a feeder needs no assistance.
Even though a laugh is gained now and then from the glove slap, other couples have invented something new and engaging and Field and Ward should do the same.
Variety, 2:1 (3/3/1906)