I1YUES OF TEE B=HYD OF muSurml - December 13, 1910
"Washington, D. C., November 28, 1910.
"Lieut. H. d. Kelly, U. S. A.,
"Commandant, State University,
'jWithin the next three weeks the organization of the Intercollegiate Indoor
Rifle Shooting League for 1911 will be perfected. This league will run during the
months of Tanuary, February and March. Each college shooting one match a week, and
every college firing one match with every other college in the league.
"'The conditions are ten men to a team, each man firing ten shots standing and
ten shots prone at fifty feet, using a .22 caliber rifle.
"The college winning the league series will receive the championship plaque and
members of the team silver medals; the second team will receive bronze medals.
"TAs soon as the league series are finishes (finished),the Inter-collegiate
Championship Match for 1911 will be shot, the conditions being the same as the league
"'Your college may enter a team for the league series for ten dollars, or if you
prefer to organize a rifle club in your institution, the entrance fee would be five
dollars. The cost of the affiliation of a rifle club with one year's dues would be
five dollars. A great deal of publicity will be given to these matches, a story being
issued to the press associations weekly.
"As you know, this work is all carried on under the supervision of the National
Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice, of which the Assistant Secretary of Wlar is
"I beg to remain,
(Signed) Albert S. Jones,
The Acting President stated that as it would involve a considerable expenditure
of money, he could not recommend that Lieut. Kelly's request be complied with at this