National Affairs: Trigger Itch

Signs of the times take many forms. Last week thousands of normal U. S. adults—the kind who vote against war in Gallup Polls—played a new nickel-in-the-slot game. It had several names (Keeney, Sky Fighter, Sky Pilot), but the fun of all was to aim an imitation machine gun, pull a trigger, try to shoot down a darting, fugitive image of an airplane. "No wonder players insert coin after coin—" exulted International Mutoscope Reel Co., Inc., in a broadside extolling its Sky Fighter. "It's that 'trigger-finger' itch that everyone has."

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