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POND, Frederick Eugene, author, born in Packwaukee, Marquette County, Wisconsin, 8 April, 1856. He received a common-school education, and early turned his attention to sporting matters. He was among the first to urge the organization of a National sportsman's association, and in 1874 was the prime mover in forming the Wisconsin sportsman's. association for the protection of fish and game From 1881 till 1886 he was field-editor of the New York " Turf, Field, and Farm," with the exception of six months in 1883, when he was associate editor of the "American Field," of Chicago, Illinois, and he is now (1888) editor of " Wildwood's Magazine " in the latter city. On 31 January, 1882, he nearly lost his life in the fire that destroyed the " World" building in New York city. Under the pen-name of "Will Wildwood " he has published " Handbook for Young Sportsmen" (Milwaukee, 1876)" "Me-molts of Eminent Sportsmen" (New York, 1878)" and "The Gun Trial and Field Trial Records of America" (1885). He has edited Frank Forester's " Fugitive Sporting Sketches " (Milwaukee, 1879) ; the same author's "Sporting Scenes and Characters" (Philadelphia, 1880)" and Isaac McLellan's "Poems of the Rod and Gun" (New York, 1886). He has also written an introduction to " Frank Forester's Poems," edited by Morgan Herbert (1887).
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