Rolling Pin Throwing Contest, 1928

Providing the proper motivation:

"The target of the rolling pin is a life-size dummy of a husband and the contestants are 30 women trained by Miss Ann Beggs of the home economics department of the university."

The Salem News (Salem, Ohio) - Aug 17, 1928



Winners of a 1932 rolling pin contest (via NCSU Libraries):

     Posted By: Alex - Wed Jul 29, 2015
     Category: Sports | Husbands | 1920s





Comments
Three of them are going to need a rolling pin to 'get their man'.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 07/29/15 at 07:14 AM
Dangerous Company.

In todays society they would be armed with color coordinated Smith&Wesson; pistol to match the days clothing. If you are going to shoot them, do it in "style".
Posted by Gator Guy on 07/29/15 at 10:12 AM
"Miss Ann Beggs"? Not "Miss Ann Thrope"?
Posted by Bill the Splut on 07/29/15 at 12:15 PM
So, was this the amateur version of "Murderer's Row"? I don't think I'd want to meet any of them in a dark alley.
Posted by KDP on 07/29/15 at 12:53 PM
Is it just me, or are those awfully short?

The smallest rolling pin I have is 12". I mostly use a 16". I used to have a 32" marble one (antique).

Maybe those are the weaponized version?
Posted by Phideaux on 07/29/15 at 01:18 PM
Only one women could smile the others were so unhappy sad
Posted by stacy on 07/29/15 at 02:39 PM
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