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RIFLE SHOOTING.

THE T,RENTHAM MEETING

Yesterday's Competitions,

TRENTHAM, 1 March 4. The conditions were almost ideal for the shooting to-day when the competi.tors went on the mounds, and the nuu-kma-nship at the, 800 yds range in the Otago Match Avas _ excellent. -No fewer than.-seven possibles 'were recorded, and eight "all buts"-were returned. ?:■-■: . .•■■.: -. . ■■-■•' .The following are ;' the principal scores": —v- • ,■. ( " ;. '. > OTAGO MATCH, 800 and 1000 yds. Ten ' shots. Bisley targets. : Rifl. Masefield (Sounds), £4, 47, 46 93 Rifli' Henderson (Sounds), '£3 4s, 49, 44 ... .......■.' ... ;... 93 Rifl. Loveday (Ohura) £3 4s, 50, 43. 93 Rifl. Ching (Waimea), £2 Bs, 45,45 90 Rifl. Diskson (Linton), £2 Bs, 46, 44 90 Rfl. Carter .(Nelson), £2 Bs, 50, 40 90 Rifl. Milroy (Nelson),'£l 12s, 46, 45 89 Private Bent (Divisional Signal Corps), £1 12s, 47, 42 ... ... 89 Rifl. Mclntosh (Rangitikei),' £1 ■

12s, 49', 40 ... •'•.• ...... 89 Rifl. Hunt (Suburbs),:. £1 12s, 49, 40 ... ■•■ v ••• •.• 89 TARANAKI MATCH,. 1000 yds, 10

/ shots. Bis'ley targets. Rin.Vennell (Te Wharau), £4 ... 48 Rifl. Masefield (Sounds), £3 4s ... 47 Rifl. Brownlee (Auckland), £3 ,4s 45 Rifl. Maunsell (Opaki), £2 8s ... 45 Rifl. Steenson (Oamaru), £2 8s ... 45 Rifl. Loveday (Ohura), £2 8s ... 45 Lieu. Duncan (13th Regiment), £1 12s ... •■• •■• 44 Major Potter (Reserve), £1 12s ... 44 Rifl. Hyde (Okawa), £1 12s ... 44 Rifl. King (Inglewood), £1 12s ... 44 RUNNING MAN COMPETITION,

300 yds. Seven shots. Rifl, Beethanj (Opaki), £5, 2 bulls 36 •'Sergt.-Major Montgomery (Staff), £2 7.3s ... ... ... ■••• — 35 Rifl. Boys vTimaru), £2 13s ... 35 President .Maingay (Te Aroha), £2 13s ■' ■'■ ..-J -. • 35 Rifl. Ching ■ (Waimea),. £2, 2 bulls 30

, SERVICE CHAMPIONSHIP. . Sergt.-Major Montgomery (Staff), .. £15 and gold medal ...... 293 Private Devore (3rd Regiment), £8 and silver medal ...... 289 Sergt. Sharland (12th Regiment), , i. £5 and bronze medal ... •• • 287 President Masefield (Sounds), £4 and bronze medal. . - ... ... 286 Lieu. Simmonds (Blenheim), "£3 ! bronze medal ...J...... 278 Rifl. Glynn (Glenavy), £1 Vand .■ .bi'onze medal ...r'M.... '.-.'.■■ ■ ... 275 Rifi. Head ' (Akarana) I;.' £1 and bronze, medal ■„._.,- V '..'. ; ... ' ... 274

Ah Extra Match^-ot'/'l'QOOydsf rseven sliotSj fired this afternoon, was won by Rifleman G. Craw, of Dinton, with a score of 34. .: : . MINIATURE JIATCHES. Rifleman Wilkinson, of the Akarana Rifle Club, won the No. 1 Miniature Match, seven slaots at 25yds, with a score of 70. . . % j No. 2. Match, ten shots, was won by RifleliiaTi Powell, of the Akarana Rifle Club; with a score of 90. No. 3 Match, 15. shots, was won. by Gunner E. Ballinger, of Wellington, with: 147. ; . ; '„ THE KING'S: PRIZE. The following are leading aggregates for the King's Prize:- — Rifl. W. N. Masefield (Sounds Rifle Club) ...,■... ... ... 581 Rifl. H. Loveday- Jlifle ' Club) ....:.■ :.."... 570 Lieut. Simmonds (Railway Corps) 569 Rifl.-J. W. Milroy (Nelson R.C.)" 564 Priv. S. L. Bent (Div: ; Sig. Corps) 563 kffl. D. Mclntosh (Opaki R.C.),... 561 Rill. J. Given (Suburbs R.C.) ... 559 iß'ifl. J. Cheeseman (Tuamarina R.C.) • .i :, 558 Priv. G. Devore (3rd Regiment) 554 Rifl. A. Soper (Tuamarina R.C.) 553 Rifl. A. A. Oliver (Ohiira R.C.) ... 553 '.Rfl. W. Mclver (Te Awamutuß:C.> 553 Rifl. G. Loveday . (Ohura R.C.) 553

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RIFLE SHOOTING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8810, 5 March 1914

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RIFLE SHOOTING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8810, 5 March 1914

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