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THE SCIENCE OF FIRING.-To hit a target'at 900 yards (writes Viscount Bury, in the new number of Fraser) means a. very good shot indeed. The mark presents an appearance, not to describe it by a fraction, one-half the width and one-third of the height of a postage-stamp. Divide a postage-stamp into six, take one part, and put a spot of ink three times the size of a pin's head upon it, and you have a fair represen- tation of a target, regulation size, 900 yards. If the wind is blowing from the side, you must aim 2, 5, 10, or even 15 feet to the right or left of it. The mean deviation of an Enfield rifle is over six feet—that is, if a rifle were screwed into a rest, < itud accurately pointed at 900 yards, all the shots

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