… it a fire, for coup. Get a fire in one minute from such a set, and tell the story of the first fire, for grand coup.
2. Make a fire set for lighting a fire without the use of a bow, and get a fire with it, for coup. Get a fire in 2 minutes with such a set, for grand coup.
3. Match fire. Light 15 camp fires in succession, with 15 matches, all in different spots, and all made with stuff of one’s own gathering and found in the woods, one at least to be on a wet day, for coup. If 15 are on wet days, or 30 lighted in succession, 2 at least on wet days, grand coup.
4. (L.L.) Build 5 camp fires, each with 1 match, each in a different spot, and all made with material gathered in the woods by self, for coup. If 2 fires out of the 5 are on wet days, grand coup.
5. Flint and steel. Light 10 camp fires in succession with flint and steel, all in different spots, and all made with stuff gathered by self in woods, 1 at least to be on a wet day, and none to take more than 2 minutes from striking the flint to having the blaze, for coup. If 10 are lighted on wet days, or 20 lighted in succession, 2 at least on wet days, grand coup.
6. Fire drill or rubbing sticks. Same as flint and steel.
7. Make a torch of wildwood material which will burn for half an hour, for coup. Make 2 such, each of different material, to burn for an hour each, for grand coup.
8. Make a fire bow of ivory or bone (such as a rib), polished, engraved, and painted with a symbolic design, for coup. Make a fire in one minute with such a bow, for grand coup.
9. Make a tinder horn like the old powder horns, for coup. If attached by a carrying strap made by self, of rawhide, plaited thongs, or horsehair, etc., grand coup.
T — Fishing
(Boys and young girls are those under 14; lads and girls, 14 to 18; men and women, over 18.)
1. Tackle making. Make a 6-foot leader of clean gut, with smooth knots to stand a strain of 5 pounds, for coup. Tie 6 different flies, of regular patterns, on number 8 to 12 hooks, and take trout with each of them, by daylight casting in clear water, for grand coup.
2. Make a bait rod of three joints, straight and sound, 16 ounces or less in weight, 10 feet or less in length, to stand ..text continues