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Remarkable Scoring.

Yesterday (says the ‘ Inverness Courier \ of May 28) Captain Ferguson, of the Ist Volunteer Battalion Cameron Highlander?, put on a remarkable score at the Longman ranges with a new Fraser rifle. Accompanied by two well-known shots, Captain Ferguson with fifteen shots at 800, 900, and 1,000 yards compiled the splendid total of 219 points—three points more than that compiled by Captain J. Gibson, Musselburgh, with a Fraser rifle, on the 23rd inst. The following are tho details of Captain Ferguson’s shoot ; : TOUI. 800 yards .. 455555565555555 —75 900 yards ~ 654556665465455 —72 1.000 yards .. 515555563565515 —73 Grand total .. ..219 The above score was made with one sight jng shot only, at 800 yards. Captain Gibson’s score was compiled as follows : Total. 800 yards .. 451554455655556 —7l 909 yards .. 656654646645555 -72 1.000 yards .. 664566566545555 —73 Grand total .. ... 210

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Remarkable Scoring., Evening Star, Issue 7979, 7 August 1889

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Remarkable Scoring. Evening Star, Issue 7979, 7 August 1889

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