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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE.

The D.N.A. Club finished a series of competitions at Pelichefc Bay range on Saturday afternoon for prizes presented by Messrs J. Calder, A. Foley, J. Crane, and F. Woollett. The conditions were five shots at 200, 300, and 600 yards, the first five in each match to count five, four, three, two, and one point respectively ; the first marksman to obtain fifteen points to become the winner of the first prize. The following aro the prize winners: F. Woollett (scratch), 1 ; J. Jack (scratch), 2 ; R. Price (scratch), 3 ; J. Fredric (handicap 32), 4; J. Crane (handicap 35), 5. A second match was for prizes presented by Messrs P. M'lntyre, It, Price, K. Glaister, J. Brown, and the club. The conditions were five shots at various ranges, the highest aggregates in three matches out of four to take first prize. The following are the prize winners in order :

A trial of Whitney's and Eley's ammunition took place at the Bromley range, Christehurch, on Satarday, in the presence of Colonel Lean and several volunteer officers. The result was satisfactory, the general opinion being that there is practically no difference botween the two kinds. At 200 yds the average for five shots was 19 11-16 points for Eley, and 17$ points for Whitney. At 500 yds the average was— Eley, 14§ points; Whitney, 134 points.

lit 2nd 3rd 4th comp. 00 in p. comp. comp. Hop . Tl. F. Woollctt 45 45 4b ecr. — 135 J. Jack .. 60 39 32 scr. — 121 J. Fredrio 38 20 87 17 - 121 W. Porry.. 35 28 35 15 - 118 R. trice .. 30 41 81 scr. — 102

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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE., Issue 7923, 3 June 1889

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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE. Issue 7923, 3 June 1889

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