American Rifleman Volume 62

American Rifleman Volume 62

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...Winner, couldn't shoot in the Team Match, they took the unfortunate Spencer out, painted a goatee on his chin and a pair of butler's sideburns on his port and starboard bows, and rechristened him Brown, whereupon Brown shot in the National Team Match. "Knowing the desperate character of this gang, we hired at enormous expense an expert operative of the Greenerton agency to watch this shooting match against our club and to photograph for us anything that would serve to show their character to the public. A most skilled man was sent out on the job. a man who had been first a newspaper man, then had graduated into the burglar class and finally had attained the high rank of private detective. "All day long this sleuth shadowed the team Of the Colonial Club, from saloon to saloon, "Om brewery to the Irish picnic which they broke up by hurling a limberger bomb into the midst of the festivities, and finally out to the range which they reached about 4 p. m. a date prior to July 1, has been postponed indefinitely. This action was taken by the National Rifle Association ofiicials as the result of an accident which has incapacitated T. K. Lee, of Birmingham, who with Captain Francis VVhe--lan, of the Lynn, Massachusetts, Military Rifle Club, and C. E. Swanson, of the Gisholt Club, of Madison, Wis., made a possible score. Lee was working in his garden about ten " days ago, and noticed a small abrasion on his right hand. Within an hour his entire arm _ was badly swollen, and the physician treating him believes that Lee was either bitten by a snake or a poisonous spider. VVhen informed that Lee could not participate in any shoot-oh' for some time, the match 0lTlCl3lS decided upon a postponement Adopts New Method for...show more

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  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 621g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123696358X
  • 9781236963581