Sport: Our Enemy, the Swiss

First national sport of the U. S. was neither baseball nor horseshoe-pitching but rifle-shooting. Shooting was part of most citizens' daily lives; nearly every village had a range where shoots were held for turkeys, chickens, or barrels of corn whiskey. Only 20 years ago dead-eyed Annie Oakley was as popular a figure as Helen Wills Moody is today. Nowadays the public gets more excited over flagpole sitting than over marksmanship. Last fortnight when the U. S. International Free-Rifle team sailed for Antwerp to try for the fifth...

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