The Outdoor Handy Book: For Playground Field and Forest by D. C. Beard

By D. C. Beard

Ingenuity and self-reliance are worthy features in a boy or man," writes famed outdoorsman Daniel Carter Beard. And what greater approach to foster them than through working—or playing—with your fingers? For fathers who are looking to construct the version ships (or actual boats!) they by no means knew easy methods to construct, and sons who are looking to construct the last word snow citadel, The open air convenient ebook is an ideal compendium of knowledge and mischief. In its pages are instructions for flying paper dragons, stilt-walking, enjoying dozens of ball video games, development doghouses, shooting butterflies and frogs, and masses extra. absolutely illustrated, and replete with notes to ensure that your enjoyable is diverse, non-stop, and educational in each season of the yr, The outside convenient Book is excellent all-ages actions source, even if you are on the workbench or communing with nature.

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The first player winds up his plugger with care and grasps it firmly in his hand, then with his left toe on the outIf he misses side ring he tries to hit the tops in the centre. and fails to spin, or if he strikes outside of the centre circle, he must put another top in the middle and await his next turn. If he strikes the tops with the big end of his plugger 42 Spring counts a miss, and all he knocks out must be replaced but if the peg of his plugger strikes a top and sends it out of the little centre ring he pockets the bait top and spins or plugs again.

What To make Counts. a successful hit knock the swinging duck shot does not count. When it is deemed necessary to string, otherwise the a player's taw is too near the off the " fence he can cry Sidings," and move to one side far him But if the to shoot with comfort. enable enough to " " " he cries Fen before other boys cry Sidings Sidings," then the player must make the best of his ill luck and It is allowable to sneak, that is, to shoot with so shoot. little force that your taw will only roll to the spot near the swinging marbles and rest there, but a sneaker always runs the risk of being killed and put out of the game by the next in turn.

In State east of the every Mississippi River, and beplay tween the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Northern Lakes, and will describe the most popular games. CHAPTER II "FAT" AND OTHER FAMOUS GAMES OF MARBLES. The " " " " " Uncertainties of Yankey Fat," Sometimes Called Yank or and Patthe Long Ring, Stand-up Marbles Follerings Knucks, tersonThe Scientific Bull Ring Duck in a Hole, Fat. a ring that will measure a foot and a half or two Then draw a straight line through feet across the centre. the centre from top to bottom, and another straight line from right to left at right angles to the first through the MAKE centre of the ring, thus dividing it into quarters (Fig.

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