TO HOW BECOME AN SHOT. EXPERT TO DEDICATED NATIONAL THE OF TO WHICH OF THS OF STATE BEEN HAVE NEW AND BLANKS YORK. THE ADDED NATIONAL THE GUARD RIFLE FOR REGULATIONS ASSOCIATION, RECORDING MATCHES. '"'"OF SECOND Co^ EDITION. ^^UA; N^bj gorfe: Published by the No. Mercantile IPFarls: 1875. Publishing Flace. Company, Entered according of Act to the Office 1874, COMPANY, PUBLISHING of the year MERCANTILE in in Congress, the I-ibrarian of Congress, Washington. at by the loto Id betomf " flPI^I^ "^SW "^%^ endeavor effects have they that agree them wind, there and steady by and But take farther gatherings, prizes, the time an element of deciding who we have must not is chance shall that be be only a ideas new frequent will which work is written have yet failed as good yet but more to mere the refresh for it may their themselves, art of this and for rifle-shooting. do in it is a man shot work shots of those the Thus good also the to lucky but of chance, that loook a a deal little and At use. shots a memories, distinguish the in form encouragement in be of secure saying, seasoned well only prize. any must that little great such chance shall a quoted he At excellent of the tyros which has winner of and many and suggested True, may so shot, but to is and tions. competi- little but his company, national chance, bullseyes often and given they of a edge, knowlif prophecy. to shooting lucky the Creedmoor. from are be stands great, It is not gain distinction. shot Amongst true very fair his of none little a the become, in position stands very in of marksmen but acquire shot ing, train- and All may rifle knowledge surmount, it is not average string prize. best of course bullet. man of art atmosphere, to a highest shot lucky .coveted much for expert that pains the average first by scoring to this than winning same the steady a difficulties good, be eyesight occasionally may the perseverance, the superficial, a of taking By disadvantage in simple a and trajectory certain are only shade light, the on some if obtain, physical any distinction only adopt will they insuperable. are health gaining to of influences the if shooting and of capable ^^^ under laboring not persons S^ot. ^^nt an to any who reference this small shots who those who Here, then" 4 now tlie author TO BECOME endeavored has AN EXPBllT give to stimulated he enters ambition excel to he labors with meet under who look immense coldly on will lessen their have they first thing confidence in months' this shot, a and rifle. which the recruit make much his a taking no score. If it is a good If it is practice,at in the whose time score bad future. glass,is when to as one that useless he the fact the he loses he a time no It is well to to fire shots warn for range blaze man and who would by a tice, prac- ing for obtainat away good the bad or this is Now will bear shots any who to the business, means prevent good anxious indiscriminatelywithout The fails lettinghis friends in young practice. is of consequence, the practice which if he be country," it to himself. keeps will jealous care making of work, information the with is to be Presumably operandi modus will he that of the visits young this and work, shots practice beyond least it is not large scores, a a crack the first to discover him guarded he It is presumed success to blame. similar o^ before perused assure and weeks' passes confidence, himself been few a less Having that in himself if ]ie had shall any common note or gone rifle-shooting, materiallyaid more than "the notion The ranges, it. of in by think withhold and good shooting. will has has termed vague object. results he he imparting first year the as marksman, very from done target with author be may outset is confidence traverse. to score the would-be has of often information such the success any is not time to the go at a refiain acquisition to non-publication Avho The aid This had moderate a the make acquire shorter he will given by not to its assistance paths know obtain with the those his man To of this manual in now a that possessed of some perusal obtained from for important that instances gained only by experience, training; indeed, attains few bers, rule,the older memknowledge of rifle-shooting, themselves, they friendly assistance. the to chance if and, aspirant,who, if successful, they at the ensuing meetings. Having young and hope very and As of company, In badge. men, rifle- other by set his encouragement, acquired ordeal the knowledge their the in shot disadvantages. have may through much example in interest any year'straining full superior hitherto country. rarely takes marksman's the information of the the by second a as obtain possible,to does his upon them to only possessed by the leading shots During his first year, the recruit but, rifle-shooting, SHOT. a needless shots ten a lower left corner wind. The ten as should shots at that if fired from in shots method at in that do to " a find once the man with the consecutive The shot fortunate fellow. after it has left the himself a the bullet on of the movement line, if centre is rifle, off the not Having got over the fact he should carefullyobtain real For glass. followed tend first visit the until of deviation of judgment. the a man man is to goes to fire any this connection in his own between room, the outside shot by be without a friend to a to deviate, means of tendency definite ; such If an him. with result a the glassat assist a the policy strictly unsteady wind or diagram being obtained experiment should be repeated fair he has secured ascertained once to work fair a with diagram the mean confidence, for he steady shot at long range, it is an practiceshould not be persevered in It is quite to range of an idea erroneous gain steadiness. shots it is well to suppose Before for him finger. He by using the ordinary brain, eye and first ing act- a Further number he must outers result a Having go a have a that may misses the and centres the success. the range, steady. or scarcely perceptible the to throw obtain to con^, iced if he that unless the should prevent he rifle, know error that his with least barrel,or sult re- great deal a puff of wind should man capabilitiesof hi4 Jfle. of the may is recruit the the to has The diagram of a physical inability should withstandi Not- must no his rifle has future to above if he gets sufficient that practice,no must up the "Remington" the possible expenditure of ammunition least by the target altogether. firingpoint. If possible,he should He always endeavor on at least throw there of luck be satisfied must not his rifle. State Model," element stand, under- contrary, it is certain the bullseyes. With sprinkling of bullseyes ; consider of the target, but should rifleman deviation " present of force the over will to the at the or on the to steady, he said been moderate dead rest, his rifle would be yards, on gently from be all The natural the has Springfield,"a the fixed out aimed be worth, by firing blow then spot. one less deviation. or with fair would not a all that shooting more If spot. one should bullseye,according the possible all as near of of practice. course at five hundred shots wind better, as his aim the t) his rifle is what ten If the still day. moderately right,all and hundred, at two SHOT. adopt the following find out all,let him of First EXPEUT AN ammunition, should of waste BECOME TO HOW he tempts at- to establish may snap learn cap, all and 6 then with a BECOME TO HOW percussion AN For cap. EXPERT using SHOT. the latter,procure old an muzzle-loading Springfield,and having lighted a candle, place it the mantelpiece. on Cap your rifle and aim steady. See half the time fore-sightjust above the notch of the back-sight,at the same aligning the flame. the The out. is a from in the sight through the candle, top half pin's head, of his and the the of if you do of amount or 600 far-off a sure taking good sight, good sized a as twice bullseye about In with man light making shot. to him appear the steady. There rifle and yards, to rifle about the aim not sight every fore-sightwould the of air will blow carefully sighting your same wick, just below the muzzle current flicker rifle at 500 a of portion with steady, lightwill only take you aim the great deal that the black on If you yards two former urally Nat- size. that not bullseye would laiger when taking sight. appear The much. A who has his eyes man sights of men vary very deeply set in his head will see plainer at long range than the man whose more prominent. As a rule the latter use spectacles, eyes are the often at blur with much Practicing the eye-sightby success. long range strengthens improves wonderfully. is troublesome which the After the at of nerve some To bad eye-sightthe bullseye in all the sightsmay plain. If appear keep himself cool, and attend to himself allow must not the current topics of much in the neck free from take care to shade any keep as to be the weathers a In day. into warm hot possible,dress tightcollar. himself he in weather and or cold of really hazy, although has he well he He discussion on should keep " as keep his he should weather comfortable must in hand. light clothes, and In wet warm any with man shoot business the sight eye- outline the appears vrould man drawn a the practice,the by making outset and eye, months' sight indistinct,entirely disappears. the the ing shoot- artificial not by frequent applicationsto the pocket pistol;such stimulant shooting either in hot or cold -rarelyimproves a man's will weather. Indeed, fasting for a few hours prior to a match In all comand decidedly make the sight clear. petitions steady the nerve caused warmth a be instructed dress loose to leave should plenty of be worn, room for The great advantage of this easy the rifleman ranges at the takes his position at sort the of and the tailor freelyworking dress will be firmg point. At should the arms. felt when the short good standing position is the imj^ortantdesideratum, but must judgment and experience. long ranges a man possess a according few very is there especially when man's able are men At arm. to of ordinary proportions is position for a man has practiced for the past ten years with author be placed a good foot apart, and feet should The under left,or the Don't become unless aim at from right. If you help you, a good varying edge of target, according the left. aim left the At yards 300 the the to range possible, still tighter,and if you will not make those frequent misses most to men you do, blowing from least two want of those misses aim feet faith make to man right good the score an even a from away the target "miss." a the at It 300 The Never so. from yourself up, rifle your which firmly you misfortune it is the When far of that author is the has the faith has aim caused good vice, ad- above to at of cause all is It is target. will,in you is want yards the Follow wind breeze if you wrong which ever What- fresh a edge of left the to wind the screw grasp bullseye, the bullseye must target. unfavorable score. tightlyinto are unsteady of left circumstances of lightly it doing strength of be left the these rifle the If you of off it to stand press the left. cannot from under to the to away first the treacherous. of ranges. most left^you away with and well the this at score of you up. together, grasp Hold the edge braced blowing pretty strong safe, and, if your rifle a to if of is make score, from aim your wind the would the will the bullseye the firer stand round allow long an aim. a practice make success. the well left hand the too not a unsteady.) with much the the completely under perpendicular position brought into which one almost circumstances no take do but down, come hand comes and right hand, the shoulder. the will you be arm (Under rifle. the left possible best well be yourself screw your must the that so weapon, with elbow The band. to tightly with rifle your to determination with Then, should knees The half -face. right the to standing the The play. at mostly great steadiness, preserve wind any varying adopted, are of the length the to 7 SHOT. EXPEKT AN positions standjng Various ranges BECOME TO HOW bility, probawell aim a many to reason be definite in his pull of he writes to state for wind, suggestions as to position,and allowance trigger,"c., when firing at the shorter ranges ; and as with that productive of so his much ten the assurance on these years'experience best of possible results. points,it their is value By holding only has the fair been rifle 8 first band the at in TO HOW gale a be in said of the favor the it has where case position. The of steadiness the whole will men of which intend following raise form the raise your bone several sight-rack,and Get will throw your the some with the fall right or left. If any position the This position became " very coil re- collar the raised perpendicularly. " choose of the forget for of you famous if fingersacross over right low. will rifle your you hand, placing side near occasionally,or you to middle two arrange Curve your not left your the " will sciously uncon- This would be allowed, " Farquharson popular at "Wimbledon though breech-loading contest, and althe position appeared decidedly awkward, to on-lookers result of the shooting proved that those who practiced it were quite The at The home. his on is drawn left foot is allowed leg ; the "improved back, to rest left foot thus the right armpit, and, and The arm The butt left hand are at on at if an of V the the follows: as right side. hollow right reception of the muzzle for the rifle is small The part of tho part of the calf of the deep enough, grasps the to over angle, the the upper a is Farquharson" leaning forms of the rifle. but almost up end ground. in the competitors the firer lies right leg hand the rifle, find and rifle, on will you the fore-fingeron sight men that firmly with who means nothing rifle to rest the rifle to this of the feel most yourself to accustom will you In those will the quence conse- proportions. recoil the shock a you or lying the the over, possible. By of butt to watch left shots doubt the the lean left,and as only tranquility,and moderate receive to such (English Volunteers). the of man the enable friend some allow no allow days. Grasp flap. This doubt, good shooting. To fatal to fingers entirelyround the of sights to properly will receive you is, no to The the a shoulder is allow support if you but ; this amount be for nothing of their bodies. state a weapon by practice lying position (stomach), they best excellent an you the is slightly affected by the wind. of practice is requisite,as legs well away towards your shoulder as high your right your the would adopt to is in is but unconsciously formation riflemen most lying position some his more the body aim the SHOT. have position. Some unsteady position,but suited with favor in position knee in this perfected themselves EXPERT control,over There advantage. decided a " AN firer has the wind of BECOME placed in the hollow the butt of the libertyto manipulate the will rest butt, and rifle. The on the of the right offlcids HOW allowed that rifle could the be under thrown be the time allowances bullet and the may also note he in the what refraction, or optics. The scientific influences of of effect of dry and moist atmosphere and often puzzled of the bullet,have looked extraordinary. His effect of a many are marksman will the the flag at different best often sighting shots, and the it has cases and force figuresof stands wind comiDg with the you can F, half is that and from fresh for the a the G, left wind a same mirage the shot the evil his rifle for result and who something as of his There the bullet. direction. be can in On eminence some better no The you. of consequence man's hits the rifle with this purpose. drifting in be can a a us, that than inside the Imagine placed at registeredin are strong wind It is gale. a book better great ; E, a dead ; than more the use firer the 13 o'clock, the your note-book of B, very a the wind, moderate strong wind; generally understood, deal on tion direc- the that force gentle breeze in ordinary force in your registerthe mean to aim than do But target. plan more cannot targets the on safest the you breeze; D, shown grooves but do the to note To to and fires before to and point any gale, and has be blows the A experience be made for watch understand a are to wind, accuracy. a winds found greatest breeze; C, of It is necessary 6 o'clock at smoke the wind of the your blame rifle who position of been point. one to force loss what a the quire ac- always puzzling, and the is to be guided by your circumstances such the bullseye,unless from the Cross under act to at and butt directions. way such be At to counteract flightof the of the man's of wind young a smoke the how wind's the effect is termed rifle his been govern a large red flag blowing on At the firingpoint there butt. is there than which judging of marker's the guide of ways ranges near the laws the to shade, many him has by venture for it. parlance of caused has the rifle changeable winds, the jectory lightand shade on the tra- knowledge realityit in when miss, many some influences these ignorance of of want hands the eccentricities these upon both his now light and science has in made to be effects of the right leg, so gun. of superficial) (if only knowledge the body, and the to 9 SHOT. having gained confidence young of training herein advocated, he may some and EXPERT shot course on AN firmly fixed manipulating the libertyfor The BECOME sling of the rifle to the left at TO allowance and has to for this right wind ; one reason from barrel take a spiralturn left to for a 10 HO\V right, and shots; so right, the tendency of counterbalanced the would drift and the strike the left at the the and of the force the is requisite. These the from the In force. the is wind It stands target. edge if wind, left edge want of and aim of the faith to the be made, distance from the must aim young aim at may be count right, from has ? taken a shot should to the the to Now, of aim feet aim At the latter range, target that he wants to force,and For upon. edge of right edge of he the the the strong from the through special on that remember of the wind's left the a lost been strong stances circum- with feet away good prize has from from similar under not from a away should hit. the the sions, occa- in but The lowing fol- allowances left bullseye, and bullseye. marked re- is,that away yards, with eleven been shots circumstances, or culations cal- your has as young two front a drop suddenly, he object the have erably sight consid- your if at 3('0 safely depended from wind must you all times At faults quite away statement raise nil. certain well any A according amount not for that Many target. tabulated to be elevation more without. be ricochets. go must yards should instances rare 600 more target by aiming flight,hence did greatest firer right the side out- scientifically by using the wind under target, where firingat left a to reason, the blowing, of the the faith to aim not left wind of one not have more wind, you must retards the front wind naturally if you will wind, would spot just a degrees should its was have you to the wind front trying;for,should elevation if the bullet, and, according taken shot a frequent have before, have of case bullet, and to as the the two be on elevation, as would you they the average of the progress rear bullet ing spot for aim- blowing straightacross elevation,always varying it in wind's a wind to one may be at off of sure side good no assists the rear reduced than scale,which pull depressing degrees right would would aimed young the correct left,you men* strong wind, from to vernier A the you make effect of the has would they the to firer from direction,and same with case blowing gently and the Some line. of it. edge range from in the going the deviate to less for the or bullseye. Whereas, force left centre others, is of the target unless centre the the same pull,all shot more is this wind right wind, just under be with blowing than by the SHOT. tendency a if the yards at 500 that EXPERT right. Especially the to AN is there secondly, off pull to BECOME TO wind, when HOW ALLOWANCES TO DISTANCE ALLOWANCES DISTANCE TO BE FROM TO BE FROM BECOME MADE THE MADE THE EXPERT AN FOR A LEFT FOR RIGHT LEFT EDaE A WIND, OF RIGHT EDGE 11 SHOT. THE WIND, OF THE COUNTINa THE BULLSETE. COUNTING BULLSEYE. THE 12 TO HOW The adopting it,the firer and make The mere the in many line with in his the of his elevation be rifle with a himself of the flightof the say that any valuable the such of description is should is the either changes of wind the causes heat passage bear in case the on that in and barrel, and of shots may to winning be ignorant of that constant nineteen fault, and all contests. instances that a miss of out this ing incrusted; this, by the increas- become The the bullet too well and hardened, consequence wiU fall known, a of amount opposite influences in that through ignorance or inattention to phere lightduring a contest. Now, a dry atmos- to elevation, the borne of throughout in mirage target, or who relaxation a and in this respect the man any careful a superficial some chance mind that a short of ricochet. the incrustation increase, you which prevalent becoming must have the unless riflemen should would at the greater we should be made for necessarilybe the time. shooting more easy target, and All commences man prevents is, that mind, that in dry weather, allowances the shooting caused bullet. only a at scarcely necessary spoil your suffer own the guided by number firer's barrel used, if of means over It is to to prove of is as knowledge persevered barrel, becomes increased clean crease in- to principle, but acquire to of want occur the is what be by flying clean of elevation have A optics,or will endeavor also be angle, and shade, refraction light and may The this well catastrophe will a which twenty of prize,and author is then things, a Ticochet. observation the only of the meritorious so of the wind bullet a of all be cannot bullet. of of the science of of scientific in more master effect cause annoying most is in of his shot foresight. note-taking,it knowledge is often fixed a made system of the attained the result rate Having on whereas, if for him science the ; circumstances the as is but traversingforesight may with aiming direction the and nervousness, angle according to the surrounding circumstances excellency of the shooting depend. Shooting with the any his he of that accuracy does that in target, it remains the require. Shooting may produce to allowances what to as careless mind own centre decrease or him into his consideration counteracting influences. for uncertain being make great practical utility. In to take wind, is sufficient instances is satisfied he of deductions man a for make should of SHOT. EXPERT be careful must necessary fact AN this table found has author BECOME It must with hardened slightlyincreased as a the ele- TO HOW BECOME AN EXPERT Say, that with your every shot. bullseye,and the second and third shots vation ed barrel ; these until On effect. opposite an ricochet. a average elevation should be reduced clean would With damp a high go moist a made than in of alteration any throughout the competition If anything, his shots would the barrel at work a counteracting should Therefore, it is found time and refraction would have for the brightness on effect of the bringing target stands elevation as of been while moisture have the at the real target, but and this wonderful be that made any man of instructed obscure. its extraordinary influences given can real this In image, of the believe. try them the have allow to allow less for case which is sunk he he for to appear of the examples of demonstration are will may muggy through I^ o end not especially,can- shots young the actually fire not lower in ocular had less for the target do you himself, and and elevation more the experiments information atmosphere, something atmosphere. made target, which, damp a average your position,but the On causes which The its of allow must experiments trusting to at the allow to which phenomenon, to used from moved barrel, you distant be not not if you by the refraction presently explain. been more can and high atmosphere, and the brightness having the eye. On a bright,clear day, relief,and had raised of the of darkness fire I shall you at it the ; the nearer in bold course, of which day, atmosphere the target out apparently cause the of matter a the would you while age counteracting influences caused by mirIn very dry weather the atmosphere your aim. usually bright and clear, and while you elevation for a dry atmosphere, you have to the latter. the is more influences dry weather, elevation,you have your of moisture in that same. dry atmosphere, made to be man a the other and damp elevation the as tain ob- scarcely same had we moist a To that remain higher that not increase consider to little remembered, to that atmosphere the effects of be necessary a go were of allowance fair amount same If it increases. if the fired with barrel, with keep have we to fire in better clean er, low- the elevation Presuming will vernier, he the and is fired. shot a incrust- an shot a the target, hence dry and hot weather. bullseye for sighting out of a a of atmosphere drizzly day, on make you fired out are by the vernier before any regular shooting, most assuredly it is weather barrel will, in all probability,drop lower shots have you 13 SHOT. of such thus obtain a see nature the from surdity ab- his 14 HOW that sighting shots,supposing the good fortune to have should old they barrel if he 500 else,so it that he that so yards. 600 or be can the see can through the tube on disappeared, viz: handy Let fix any be raise bright day the if you look to convince ; and elevation for the a elevation,and the average average dryness has to made day it apparently dropped on a dull,gray, barrel gets heated settled,and, with once of any would days But, all when and damp day, is sun on more the whole than on former the case a to man clouds are lights and day not are know what do drifting through shades for more led troub- it has been of case non- the when sky bright and on the sky, fired. shot every the is to be the shot to when by clouds. not shooting in contests most regular more influences,which, the barrel. the weather has make ance less allow- or a the brightness or frequently obscured quality of as for the of manner is tiresome affect the is overcast, it is well there less allow to must you dryness of the or will than more the to target, the rifleman the these scientific shots. sunny dark have you fact that a moisture In the on day, when that the is obvious. reason shown, and dark a according It is for the noticed been on made atmosphere. be often shooting The the above barrel and a on of the atmosphere, the moisture or of the darkness that at all times that in the allowance reduction It has ly entire- have your it through , than look let him Then apparently raised itself it will have align it to again disappeared, viz. it will have consideration its original position. A moment's have the rifleman that on a clear,bright day, he must have down some target will the they go, (an tube old It is best day. and has he tant object distarget, or anything on a out. dark that where see align it object can distinctlymade On to him The object on a bright day, a SHOT. allowed, and are one), and alignment of the barrel. align it on the target, and will they target. procure can EXPEKT friend a strike the not AN BECOME TO ing caus- There things exists it is difficult to obtain fine shooting, and it is out of the question to expect good results from is deficient in his knowledge of the law who a man of refraction and The mirage, and the effects of lightand shade. is no fixed doubt this state when barrel,previously referred what rifleman day. a that cloud been has said in look If he causes through the looks through a shadow to of to, can respect barrel the aligned on tube pass to strate again used to demonLet the light and shade. be over when the the a cloudy shining, and target sun is target, the on a moment the HOW shadow TO drop, and it will re-appears. The of these heed fatal. of best to alter his aim by observed result,and and When the four the wishes the of bullseyes out optical laws knowledge, The and the shots, but that they a of the amount the exact for be there understand not and some for their the amount will with be the understand effect of to the large a in scoring feet,when fixed and for All man to of this consult the moisture notch full when of understand by required, and shining lightingup indicated the upon sun vice the is the on the right side of the backsight. in such contest a may matters assisted there that rifleman and greater the When be may the right hand, it foresight,and these by self raise him- hygrometer, sights,the Under of of these versa. the men keep in mind, barometer, the for use knowledge, and barometer ments instru- these engaged a is also There foresight, the thirtythings eter, barom- the shots, but While cates indi- hygrometer force. to Therefore, foot. small-bore to Possessed elevation that side of the competitors. use. tolerablygood eyesight,a man highest pinnacle of fame. However, of sun the been them, for the atmosphere, wind's the a their the square on information, they should the by prize. and would who caused require shooting,a superficialknowledge steady hand to the the constantly referred that state unnecessary. is necessary. is all that a noting twenty for average to in the rifle with any from are the been has rarely consult do of the air is almost instruments has succeeded are very valuable very with shooting when been has valuable a man others moisture pressure anemometer may shots of the has hygrometer for their information, it is well the that alter his aim to lost many has barometer by scientific simple reason agam, bad are by two such have rendered a course imperative if he This of faith,if he has possessed want a fifth. make to five shots lighttakes really does who no bullseyes place. of more it sun yards take atmosphere or one is matter 600 the the consequences disaster a in the thought over, of faith for a competitor amount of such extraordinary phenomena only hypothesis suggested by and 500 over round some when again change any probabilitythat the target distinctly scoring consecutive man over a the see light,and feet when suddenly changed, lighthas of 15 SHOT. rise squads firingat two been it has EXPERT all appearance to frequent changes hard to persuade a It is Hence AN target he will the to on passes BECOME lower shooting should has the the left circumstances 16 TO HOW will ihe aim shoot the the to up all the drawbacks the influence great as aim which and mirage should riflemen atmosphere barrel of sorts morning different to the to cases right edge that of done, are there as as show to of mediums produce done varied of scenes for the set in would sky, and This Latin from a a of word, light which part of the day, its course, corner, the and as is we the by a many most a the various transparent It is the action borealis at times of from : is a in the various it not light beautiful Kef heaven. rac- of lightwhich intercepted at periods a ray The word ; thus target through of view. ways. comes it is that a tube at turned out seeing round the atmosphere power our and white those back break see the not of none of represent Were dense a refraction. to change simple and as follows as us have the in many their aurora canopy to signifies target is hidden exemplified in be straight line enables the sun would is called which while adopt to of state done noting of which the see form blue, which light may be explained a shifted. and truly magnificent. are there in it is in the the effect which us both azure dart in be training. gives should we atmosphere. ray rifleman's which grandeur otherwise the in a all his best to reconcile by the in sor Profesthrough them. late years to enlighten us on this lightwhich on day and reader do to wind glorious sunsets, black a of tion of atmosphere of skies and phere atmos- its passage much branch best the is meant light in on had what and light By refraction the changes winds, the advise strongly phases. the All target will certainly be the in are changes atmosphere firer. of the appearance many varied the so essentially of the at system of note-taking,and important the periods of careful has aim the none of the influences mid-day, to what target having to all appearances there instances,he would Pepper is It is mirage. something on note conditions endeavored has have different evening, the or or know If this is atmosphere author should at target certain is the of in such from away refraction careful weathers. under seen one it is best allowance The varied effects of the they visit a range. be easilyobserved by looking through a fixed can the at of refraction be time each by The there good rifle-shooting, to riflemen that necessary all left. to the great, but rather SHOT. EXPERT shoot you or sun, AN buUseye. Of It and for this is not be made to false be BECOME This A fact stick can be inserted 18 TO now on clear a the over of wind. the nine be One the inches on the alert on degree for look strange range, any where wind the for out of experience Try, if fire when never its course. that would shot wind the is to into the rather wind's the than out joining bad decidedly a best you if you see sky the light Very by bullet called the the according the not go in takes of it. This shooting, in the best blow so the is what don't is walk the prize time for a of face, a the list is out to man evening. the day and make to until late in the your the shade, and refrain It is firing point. it is best middle of slioot Unless is very the cult, diffi- most peculiar to haziness, almost heat. may a would the scores" wait or in have allowance, would targets, approaching not direct its be line aware to journey trajectory,and to the the full excessive shots young rifle does the shines sun in blowing target, but the force the at The morning the surrounds caused winner. a shooting is overcast, as watch to yourself,and can are crowd busy plan early in is either the is wind the full than from in instant. an likely to more reach to for wind lull in a strong, very journey and turn it out to gusty always shoot up less strength in bullseye rather be about to terfere in- especiallyso blowing the m* score on would which drops when of the target. While iking sure and tire yourself,but try and sit in called always its on is make say, is will you additional any bullet it while catch When that wind, of light. When or the wind regular shooting. It is not likelythat last sufficiently long to allow the bullet wind difference a currents the wind possible,to get off each the same about force, and the next of firer should wind cross When is gusty. men with The same the at shooting exceedingly difficult,and good when in the the for the force will make change get, tar- There to be rents curare sure cross prevailing winds. there are deep valleys,ravines, and gullies. This with ma^es any elevation allowances yards. the over calculate to average at 600 target come vernier,having found the vernier the shade a passes it is easy increased on should so shade the your make must remain range, from allowance buv, you range, one SHOT. EXPERT By using low. appears sighting at the correct amount AN bright day, and it will firer ; but immediately latter the BECOME distance the at the from height which that a target. the of the shot The rifle to the curve fired from line the a which target is is varied rifle is fired. Some HOW rifles have TO BECOME AN EXPERT higher trajectory than others. trajectoryis the one preferred, as its course It is not are you great mistake a and-a-half have to is about pounds of the nature On pull. to should if you you taken be first moment the until yourself should be pull off is not rifle shot No its below its to ence differ- no Great use. care From gradual and can trigger,which aim the put upon and aim, then to let fall the hammer. trigger and it press end the near a to your as be sufiicient the 6 lbs. the pressing the trigger. taking too go should be without slidingbar the use six- as find will you the near the pliable,although of greater strength. The extra be like squeezing the last drop from an orange. so should squeeze By If you can. you of quite certain are slightestextra squeeze will Curl finger well round your as target. light ; i lb. pull will make extra the top drachm one commence you you is more the over pull of triggertoo it mode the to that increasing pressure increased the accustom as or target thing. If you go too near should liable to disqualification, bring hand other the under go your are weather the to the flat a the correct regulation,6 lbs.,you the be likelyto so rifle with A a direct, and 19 SHOT. a be can vernier sight adjuster. screw adjusted one-hundredth to part half that distance is distinguishable. inch, or even Having ascertained the sighting for each hundred yards, the with be got accurately. Say you shoot 28 degrees at fifties can 500 yards, and 55 at six hundred ference yards, you would splitthe difand take 41^ at 550. Again, if you find that increased is required at 500 yards, you the greatest elevation can, with of an nicety make be taken yards each up a when proportionate increase applying the regulations 1,000 yards, that to viz: range, " if the depend The first their rifles To do precise radial deviation rifle will throw believe will that a help number a man defective above allow 700 30 and yards 600 between 800 600 is made and 500 must yards, at 600 yards yards but much of the weather. state must man Care distances to between must would object of all who is to gain confidence in that, a nothing the upon yards. proportionate increase a difference sighting is 27 degrees, you and 700 yards, 33i between will 600 at their endeavor which of so with as has a out by any steady hand To shots. sighting a attain wind and the the means above to do with his result, traversing wind-guage. more of use particular weapon. own find to much expert in the become I indifferent 20 shooting than off a the successive if of in is, I need aim over when aiming result when from the feet point is taken, off the assured himself that obscure the for the In concluding, classifying He hjas the memory he has art of the his always associated the target ? so with brought him the hit to to that found that easily as ideas of new of deceptive be must the aim to In shooting. if he however or size, quite same it is for and yards, the particular some elements, is of the the confldence make has to him to has not done those for so produced in familiar with are assistance the with ideas on g~^^risjs. familiar a mind 5^^ a several not are the upon form reader. and Hence phrenotypics, ideas, thereby of not reasons. borne readable of science for apology some subjects classified associating unfamiliar substance 500 he it necessary some the yards, difference so what unless gain left throw to get regular to the base this rule target. He which his target, there^and at author subjects. to is and sighting is Why, bad however the or renders would 500 suflScient the the expect rifleman road correct of wind target,"Ae target large enough If top each the takes at the results do, by if he deep, quite say, the cannot you squally weather, fiad of force the feet is two edge the as object of average bullseye at another sighting for 100 that tance dis- at, makes with better every the aiming target. left the on 12 to 30 is with hardly under or of remember bullseye the of aim grand amount out line he whether Now 99 as a The spot. certain a to it up certainly get should on object follow to same will he firer likely aims who definite no the sight, bullseye. shot take target knows the to his The the a SHOT. man particular at and took he of never be shot, having so EXPERT A cause. is not he aims thumb. edge other should rifleman than any AK BECOME buUseye, who man TO but bullseye, the HOW average the ing impress- capabilities. EEGULATIOTTS Adopted by National the Eiflb Association I. The meetings Committee of GENERAL In II. the ob-erved, time All III. Executive members of all VII. the Executive following the directions as regulations from given be to are be may time to in appear Guard for competing authorized the restricted prizes full-dress to uniform undress or will one the clean or ammunition the inspection for forearm their out rifle, provided same his delaying allowed to join a hand and rifles will during do they squad squad being passed be after the any tition, compe- the delay not squad by. of commencement round. shall and enter oitener than shoot fires who competitor prize, shall Association, be or his under for once AND in a FINES. other name unless and, name, own prize. any DISQUALIFICATIONS 2. iijgs of out the be competitive X. Every competitor otherwise specified, not same and allowed, be comnetitor Any No Any will wipe with second the rifles allowed. rests may shoot may doing. XI. be artificial Competitors VIII. their submit support. and for meetin"?s other National the shall fixed No of the of renimeiit. VI. so direction Committee. shall Competitors whenever required. hair No V. triggers wUl by the under Association. the such IV. cle;)r conducted of tions Competi- REGULATIONS. Rifle with organization, their of conduct the be National together by that will the At,L Marksmanship. IN 1. Govern to hi? than from disqualified ever for offered prize any at the prize National the to fires or own, competing twice meet- Guard where. else- omit take to the XII. Should lose his ticket, it to competitor register a and at the hour, so own firing point, or fail to attend hy Ms prescribed neglect him miss which the to of for the for his prize opportunity given competing shall be his ticket claim in regard canceled. to such issued, competition was who iu an XIII. shall be detected invasion of the conditions competitor Any from furl conduct of her for the ^ha'l be prescribed prize, disqualified petition comany the meeting during considered being by from disqualified e\ conduct be shall XIV. member Any the during leave squad a firing, XV. bei'iL' or i' immediiN'iy he may their lilty of ruled have deputies, unruly out paid. or of or a firing to obey infringing further N. shall who party in (except disorderly all " as the at from shot other any pursuance any conduct, competition, of or R. in case of such discreditable," A. absent Prize hims of the he Meetings. out jlf with- firing point before shall be of orders), instructions any and fees, entrance Committee competing or fire or \us Executive again er its shooting completed in that competition. refusing competitor Any Committee foes the has squad or of forieU and the qualified dis- Executive regulations, preceding will be intoxicated, being the and forfeit any entrance REGULATIONS. 22 XVI. Any whether person, firing squads, ^"^XVII. Any in any them annoying or competitor a way, not, interfering with or will at the of any the from expelled be once at the the danger-flag or disc is shown he has which to rifle ar, a his target except target or firing point, or discharging shall be debarred purpose, assi^-ned, or into the pit provided for that been competitions during the meeting, and shall forfeit his entrance all farther from get tarThis shall not apply to a competitor accidentally firing at the wrong fees. when no danger-flagis up. the inclowithin a cap discharging a nfle or snapping XVIII Any person cretion at the disfor shooting, the with may, accordance regulations in except sure leave the to ground. be requu-ed Committee, of the Exective " " without a charge firing off snapping a cap " or XIX Any competitor rifle into the pit provided for that purpose, his and to firing close going up dollar. shall be fined one "" .^ loaded with found a nfle, except at competitor or other person XX Any from ther furdebarred be of shooting, may the hours the firing points and within competitor firing when . . " ..^ -, during competition In XXI such than with other tampering the as is issued ammunition prizes during for any 3. the ^ i. , meeting. competitions the Gaard National , tion ammuniany competitor using any in any way or the N, R. A. magazine, issued, shall be disqudified from competmg from so meeting. OF RETURN FEES. ENTRANCE whx" are prevented from being present at the meeting 1. Competitors after the meeting, vided profees they have jaid returned the entrance shall have to the notice written and Secretary tickets their send give that they they have erdered has been announced before the day on which the prize for which XXII." for competition. fees entrance in Entries XXIII. . .^^ ." prevented from competing by illness, will receive certificate and full on production of a medical . Competitors 2 for the State 4. Prize PRIZE , shall under no " *, back i their their entry i, be returned circumstances WINNERS. tificate, of prizes shall apply to the headquarters tent for a cerAll winners which give up on receiving their prizes. they must of prizes, All money prizes shall be paid on the ground, and winners XXV. their in kind, shall announce or in money the option of taking them have who of the meeting. the close before decisitm to the Secretary nounced public presentation of prizes will be anThe XXVI. regulations for any XXIV. . _ during All XXVII. the Association. the meeting. prizes not claimed 5. by the 30th November AND DISTANCES x,"i,*e.^jx shall be forfeited to TARGETS. DISTANCES. There 500 shall be yards, ten distances, viz." 600 yards, 700 yards, 800 100 yards, 200 yard-, 300 yards, 400 yards, 900 yards, 1,000 yards. yards, size of the target shall be" ; centre, 2 feet. square 300 yards, 6 ft. x 4 ft. ; bulUs eye, 8 inches Up 2 feet bull's ; centre, 4 feet. eve square ; Over 300 to 600 yards, 6 feet square 3 ft. bulPs centre, 6 feet. 12 ft. 6 it. x square ; eye, 600 to ; yards, Over 1,000 2. In all cases buUeyes shall count 4 ; centres, 3 ; outers, The ^ to " ^ . 23 REGULATIONS. MARKING. 6. objection to the Any the otherwise fired, shot of stand a as 7. The Rifles shall be hit scoring must classified before another : Military rifles of bona fide regulation pattern, as issued. Minimum 1 pull of trigger, 6 pounds. 2. with regulation pattern. Sights strictlyin accordante be blackened; but N. B." They white, red, or other may will not be ehot is RIFLES. follows as made be must signalled. coloring matter allowed. 3. Any pad or shoe for the heel-plate of the butt admitting of removal, and at pleasure in the length of the stock, will be thereby allowing of variation disallowed. weight, 10 pounds. Any rifle,"maximum Sights of any description, except telescope, magnifying, and such front the cover pierced in the centre, which aperture sights as solid discs or bushes displayed. target so as to conceal the danger signal when Minimum 2. pull of trigger, 3 poands. " 1. AMMUNITION. 8. restricted of the National to members 1. In all competitions Guard, none from but the regulation ammunition, similar to that issued the N. R. A. magazine, The shall in no be tampered shall be used. ammunition issued so way with. 2. In other otherwise competitions, unless specified,any ammunition may be used. for the State Prize will be issued the ground. In other 3. Ammunition upon ammunition. matches provide their own competitors must at 75 cents be purchased the ground 4. on Cartridi^es (50 cal. metallic) can per 20 rounds. 9. POSITION. above 1, Up to 300 yards the shooting shall be standing. At distances 300 position yards it shall be in any position. By "any position" is meant any that any N. B." person would be able In to take shooting standing, against the body, provided that lock-plate, or to the position of position is preserved in 3. Sighting shots may bo 10. on level ground. the little finger the fingers oher fired ORDER to the elbow made resiing is in front of left hnnd right hand, provided the regulation objection will be no of of the the respects. in any OF position. SHOOTING. of breech-loading rifles,the to the use competitions restricted who shall fire at the themselves twos, points by competitors place firing alternately until they have fired all their sighting and competitive shots. petitive 2.- In other competitions the competitors shall fire their sighting and comshots alternately throughout the squad. 1. In all shall 24 REGULATIONS. 11. sighting shots Two 1. SHOOTING. shall be allowed to every competitor at each distance of ten cents shot. a Tickets 2. for the sighting shots will be sold at the headquarters tent. They will hold good for any match during the meeting, and will be delivered to up the register-keeper when is taken. a shot payment on the first round of sighting shots competitor joining the squad when fired, shall be restricted to one sighting shot. 4. the number Competitors who, at gun-fire, have not completed of rounds of a competition, shall be allowed prescribed by the conditions one sighting shot when such competition is resumed, without charge. 3. Any has been TIES. 12. The of competitors who have at 10 a bulletin-board and 3 m. shall be decided follows as : Ties IN off ties will be to shoot names the on p. posted daily up m. INOIVIBUAL SHOOTING. the firingtakes place at more than one distance, by the score if still a tie, and there be three distances longest distance, and at the second distance. competition, by the score 2 By the fewest misses. 3. By the fewest outers. If still a tie, by inverse 4. of shots order the counting singly from When 1 made at the the in the last to first. 5. By firing single shots at the IN 1. 2. 3. 4. five By By By By the aggregate the the fewest longest range. made scores SHOOTING. TEAM at the longest distance in the competition. misses. cute/ s. fewest have made the highest score the competitors who at the longest di!*tance in the competition. r. unds shot N. B." When ties are off, one sighting shot shall on be side each allowed firing without charge. 13. POB THE ENTRIES. PRIZES. STATE of the subdivision the Stnte prizes every and independent company send Guard of its members to shall be entitled one as competitors ; the in addition, and in every oflicer may, commanding regiment or battalion " " of sufficient members from team nominate the regiment at large to make a 1. For National twelve. Field 2. regimental nominations. of represenits full complement tatives, of other in the same companies officers are eligiblefor the does not nominate any company vacancies filled by members maybe and other Where the regiment. competitors for the State or other prizes offered f o be regvZarly enlisted members must military organizations they represent. standing of the regiment wbich 3. all In cases from MODE 1. All entries 93 Nassau 2. On match), range, which be must street, before receipt of a ticket the will be and exchanged the competitor made noon to o:i entrance or the the fee given, which for a register is to shoot. tatives represen- in good ENTRY. Secretary at the day preceding; for mu'^t any be ticket mitch office of the regular any (i xcept in Association, match. case of the first presented at headquarters on the containing the time and tari'et at TiFFMf Union " Square, - - Variety Gbeat NEW - Silver Ware A m,, YORK. Department. 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