EXERCISEºRECREATIONºSPORT


SCIENCE AT THE STAKE

by Roy W. Smith published in 1946
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   (4) The clay should be sprinkled down as often as the occasion demands to keep it moist during hot weather.
   (5) Avoid permitting the clay to become too moist and sticky.
   (6) Do not allow the clay to become hard or in a powder-like condition.
   (7) When courts are not in use, keep a wet sack, rubberoid roofing or similar protection over the area surrounding the stake.
   (8) All foreign materials, such as sticks, stones, paper, etc., must be kept out of the clay.
   (9) The stakes must be kept in a firm position, 12 inches above the level of the pitcher's box, and inclined 3 inches toward each other.

"PITCH HORSESHOES FOR HEALTH AND RECREATION"

HOW TO ORGANIZE A HORSESHOE CLUB

   Call together all those who may be interested in Horseshoe Pitching by placing notices in conspicuous places and in the sporting columns of the newspapers.

   Elect a Temporary Chairman and Secretary, then proceed to see how many will become members of the Club; then elect permanent officers consisting of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. Also, if desirable, a Publicity Manager.

   The officers are to act as a Board of Directors to conduct the business of the Club.

   A membership fee of $1.00 for the season is usually sufficient to defray ail expenses.

   After the Club is organized, conduct a tournament. A variety of tournaments can be arranged and conducted to create interest and advertise the game. Tournaments for Club members, Lodges and various Civic Organizations, Ladies, Father and Son, Tired Business Men, etc.

   Have the newspapers, business men, or individuals put up suitable prizes for winners, highest ringer percentage, and for the player displaying the best sportsmanship.

HOW TO CONDUCT A TOURNAMENT

   Have a printed notice or circular to distribute among the players and fans. These printed forms are to state the date of the tourna-

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