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A Report On The Feasibility And Advisability Of Some Policy

Auhtor: George Wingate

Language: english
Published: 1907

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Review by Bob Tobias, November 2009


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Excerpts from the Book 'A Report On The Feasibility And Advisability Of Some Policy':

... AMMON B. CRITCHFIELD Of Ohio. PUBLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A RESOLUTION OF THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR THE PROMOTION OF RIFLE PRACTICE. WASHINGTON ...
... January 25, 1907, the report of this committee was submitted by Generals Wingate and Critchfield, and is published in accordance with the following ...
... assisting to promote interest in rifle practice is lost to the country. This report is earnestly commended to the superintendents of public instruction ...
... are organized upon many different methods. The educational authorities not unnaturally are jealous of their prerogatives. No outside organization ...
... of the city of New York has been so thoroughly tested that the committee are of the opinion that that system should be recommended for adoption. Few ...
... city, which schools are attended by boys from fourteen to nieen years of age, by installing in as many of the high schools as possible a subtarget gun ...
... point of the rod on the miniature target exactly how the aim is being taken on the large target and is able to correct all errors in holding and pulling ...
... with the importance of teaching the youth of the country the use of the military rifle, so that they presented a sufficient number of these machines ...
... the spring. In pursuance of the policy adopted by the league in regard to its athletic games, it caused a marksmanship committee to be appointed ...
... result of this match greatly stimulated interest in the shooting. It also attracted public attention. During the fall of 1905, and the spring of 1906, ...
... former method was the most satisfactory, although the Morris High School, which won the Whitney trophy in 1906, adopted the latter method. The league ...
... of a possible 50 off-hand. It was found almost immediately that the boys were shooting so well that it was necessary to raise the standard, which ...
... June 1 and 2 the annual interscholastic competition for the Whitney trophy was held. Instead of having each team shoot in its own school it was decided ...
... addition to being embarrassed in shooting in the presence of so many military men. After a few shots, however, they got over their nervousness. In the ...
... difficult one for shooting. The School of Applied Science of Columbia University asked to be allowed to enter a team in this match, and offered to ...
... how their scores would compare with those of the boys. The score which they made was 218, which is less than that of the De Witt Clinton team, which ...
... that the services of a paid instructor have been dispensed with. It would, of course, be much better if a regular officer could be procured for such ...
... league is now preparing a manual of instruction to be used in the different schools. In addition to containing instructions for the use of the subtarget ...
... by the organization of a public schools athletic league in each educational center. GEO. W. WINGATE, A. B. CRITCHFIELD, Committee. . Recommended ...
... I should have said that the half-closing of his left eye and its rapid reopening had been a wink as it was we will say it was not. The next moment he ...