Annual of the Grand National Curling Club of the United States for ...

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Pagina 108 - In the year 1563 the Earl of Athol, a prince of the blood royal, had with much trouble and vast expense, a hunting match for the entertainment of our most illustrious and most gracious Queen. Our people call this a royal hunting. I was then a young man, and was present on the occasion.
Pagina 108 - Murray, and the countries about. As these Highlanders use a light dress, and are very swift of foot, they went up and down so nimbly, that in less than two months' time they brought together two thousand red-deer, besides roes and fallow-deer.
Pagina 18 - No measuring of shots allowable previous to the termination of the end. Disputed shots to be determined by the skips, or, if they disagree, by the Umpire ; or, when there is no Umpire, by some neutral person mutually chosen by them, whose decision shall be final.
Pagina 18 - If in sweeping or otherwise a running stone be marred by any of the party to which it belongs, it shall be put off the ice ; if by any of the adverse party, it shall be placed where the skip of the party to which it belongs shall direct. If marred by any other means, the player shall replay his stone. Should any played stone be accidentally displaced...
Pagina 109 - ... deer to pass over them. It was told the queen that several of the Highlanders had been wounded, and that two or three had been killed outright; and the whole body had got off', had not the Highlanders, by their skill in hunting, fallen upon a stratagem to cut off the rear from the main body. It was of those that had been separated that the queen's dogs, and those of the nobility, made slaughter. There were killed that day 360 deer, with five wolves and some roes.
Pagina 109 - Highlanders was ; they had nothing for it but to throw themselves flat on the heath, and allow the deer to pass over them. It was told the Queen that several of the Highlanders had been wounded, and that two or three had been killed outright ; and the whole body had got off, had not the Highlanders, by their skill in hunting, fallen upon a stratagem to cut off the rear from the main body.
Pagina 19 - Each skip shall have the exclusive regulation and direction of the game for his party, and may play in what part of it he pleases ; but having chosen his place at the beginning, he must retain it till the end of the game...
Pagina 19 - The players may give their advice, but cannot control their director ; nor are they, upon any pretext, to address themselves to the person about to play. Each skip, when his own turn to play comes, shall name one of his party to take charge for him. Every player to follow implicitly the directions given him.
Pagina 11 - SEC. 4. Meetings of the executive committee may be called by the president or secretary-treasurer upon one day's notice in writing or otherwise, and meetings may be held at any time upon waiver of notice. ARTICLE VII.
Pagina 20 - Every competitor shall play four shots at each of the eight following points of the game, viz. : — striking, inwicking, drawing, guarding, chap and lie, wick and curl in, raising, and chipping the winner, according to the following definitions. (See next page.) • 5th.

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