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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE.

A friaully rifle match between the representatives of Messrs Neill and Co., Limited, and the Union Steam Ship Company came off on Saturday afternoon at the Holyrood range, Kaikorai. The conditions were seven shots at 200, 400, and 500 yards; six men a-side. Neill and Co.’s employes scored 353, while their opponents only put on 250. A rifle match between the North Dunedin Rifles and the L Battery was fired at the Port Chalmers range on .Saturday afternoon. The weather was dull, with a light pufl'y wind. The shooting of both teams was very much below the average. The ranges were 200 and 500 yards; seven shots at each distance; nine men a-side. Both teams fired with rifles. The match was won by North Dunedin by 43 points. The following are the scores: —

The B Battery, N.Z.R.A.V., fired the second monthly sweepstake handicap match at their range, Pelichet Bay, on Saturday afternoon. Conditions : Seven shots at 300 and SCO yards ; rifles or carbines, the latter being allowed 3 points. Ten members competed, and the following were the highest

The two firstnamed used carbines. On Saturday morning the High School Cadets held their third handicap competition for prizes of ammunition, the conditions being seven shots at 200, 300, and 500 yards. The morning was calm, but the light was not favorable to good shooting, being at first very misty and afterwards dull. In spite of these drawbacks some very fair scores were made, the average of the five highest being nearly 70 points. The fallowing made 70 and over (including handi-

North Dunedin. 2P0 500 yds Tl. Captain M'Nab 3! — 57 Volunteer Hutchinson 25 21 — 46 Sergeant I'rediic .. 26 18 - 41 Volnn’eer PtO'ilca .. 23 16 — 39 Ii(fii‘onant Johnston 19 19 - 8S Lieutenant Mjera .. 23 13 - 30 Sergeant M - William 18 16 - 34 Volunteer ll'ack IS IS - 33 Volu-leer Mil er .. IS 13 — 31 Total .. .. ~ 358 L Baimr. Gunner Mitchell .. 21 25 - 46 Corporal Marshall .. 22 17 - 39 Captain Waters 19 1G — 35 Gunner Scott 17 16 - 33 Gunner Moss lo 18 - 33 Gunner Manning .. 17 14 — 31 Lieutenant Asher .. 2U 8 — 28 Avcrrgc for two men absent Total 70 315

scorers :~ soo COO Vila. Hep. Tl. Gunner T. Drvjs 19 ' 22 7—48 {lumier Gardner IS 24 3-45 EJgar 14 26 3—43 Gunner Yorston 21 18 5—42

caps); - rrn 2(10 300 y.la. vers. yd* U’cp TO Private C. Ad,'inn .. 31 '23 20 IS - 90 Private Ja--U .. 20 n 10 34 — 80 Sergeant 1). M'Nab .. 20 20 17 7 — 78 Sergeant Herd .. .. 26 23 13 17 - 79 Sergeant .Tolly .. .. 20 2i u 20 — 79 Captain Montgomery .. 29 21 25 — — 76 Private A. AJama .. 23 12 5 31 - 71

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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 7929, 10 June 1889

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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE. Evening Star, Issue 7929, 10 June 1889

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