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+ [From Ocn Own Correspondent.] WELLINGTON, August 29. The New Zealand Parliamentary rifle team fired at PolhiJl'e Gully this morning, the conditions being seven shots at 400 yds, .-iOOyds, and 600 yds. Captain Coleman, A.C, was in charge on behalf of the other colonial Legislatures. The weather was excellent, but some of the team went to pieces, and the average was 5 points per man less than was made in the practice yesterday. The following were the totals :—Anderson, 88; Verrall, 74 ; Hamlin, 72; Duncan, 71 ; Rhodes, 67 ; Bruce, 60 j Carroll. 50. Grand total, 488; average, 09 5. Firing subsequently a total of 53S was made, or an average of 77 per man. The scores made by the Victorian, South Australian and New South Wales teams will be cabled to-night.

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A PARLIAMENTARY RIFLE MATCH., Issue 7998, 29 August 1889

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A PARLIAMENTARY RIFLE MATCH. Issue 7998, 29 August 1889

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