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Using the Telephone on the Rifle Range

���On the rifle range of the Georgia Slate Militia, at Augusta, scoring is done by a telephone system. A telephone in the firing pit is operated from a central station box on the firing line; so is an iron buzzer-box in front of each target. When the buzzer sounds, the target is pulled down, the shot located and another target set up

At left, the telephone box on the firing line. The operator keeps in constant communication with the men in the firing pit bj' means of the tele- phone and the buzzers located one at each target

Below, a busy firing line. As one target is pulled down and the shot noted the target in the other sash goes up automatically, so that a target is always in place above the pit. The buzzer-cords to the pit are led through the pipe-line shown

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