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Neison, Yesterday. At three o’clock Mrs. Dodson opened the meeting by firing the first shot, which proved a miss. Match No. I—Any member j 200, 400 and 500 yards ; seven shots at each distance. Prizes, LlO, L 9, LB, L 7, L 6, L 5, L 3, four of L2, four of LI 10s, eight of LI. One hundred and thirty competitors appeared for the first match, and the scores at the first range were as follows :—r Downie, 27 ; Hughes, Ross, Crossman,

■v Owen, Griffiths, each 26 ; Paul, Tait, Clouston, Pierness, Paslaw, Land, Mackenzie, Best, Elliss, Nutsford, Dingle, Ricketts, Somerville, Trays, Coleman, Thorburn, Thomas, each 25 ; Randall, Dixon, A Jessop, Howell, Sutton, A., Soper, WilMnson, McDonald, Weir, Mclntosh, Lieutenant Ballinger, Hoskins, Sharland, Loveridge, Sutton, H., each 24. Remainder scored 23 or under. Rife Camp, To-day, The First inarch if just completed. The twenty-three highest scores are Griffiths and Crossman—each 74; Paynter, Wemyss, Wilkinson, Ross, and d 5! —each 73 ; Dixon, A. Sampson, Adams,.; Ricketts, . Smith, Mackenzie,' Rogers; . Ballinger, Lieut. SomerviHe, ajjd —each 72; Chadwick, Payne, H. Wim._ sett. Gray, Anderson, andEllis— ezcb-71/-

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NEW ZEALAND RIFLE ASSOCIATION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 281, 1 March 1881

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NEW ZEALAND RIFLE ASSOCIATION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 281, 1 March 1881

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