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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE

On Saturday afternoon the Highland Rifles held the first prizi match of the season on the Peliohob Bay range. Prizes of 10s, Cs, and 4s were given for first and second class shots. The conditions were : Ten shots'and sighter at 200 and 500 yards. The weather was not altogether favorable' for. good shooting, as a shifty wind was blowing along the range, with changing light and rain showers. The following are the highest scores, the three highest in each class being prize-takers

The North Dunedin Rifles fired on Saturday last their first competition for the company’s belt and other prizes.- Conditions: Ranges, 200 and 500 yards ; ten shots, with two optional sighters, at. each distance ; four competitions, three highest aggregate out of the four competitions to count. There was a very strong wind blowing up the range, making it difficult to keep on the target. The following were the highest scores:— .

First Cues. adO 500 Lieutenant Dempster yds. ... 34 yds, 41 Hop. Tl. 0 — 75 Sergeant Sudden ... 39 34 0 — 73 Private S. M'Lean ... ... 40 32 0 — 72 Captain Stoneham ... ... 36 32 0 — 68 Sergeant Qillan ... 38 29 0 — 67 Private M'Kinlay ... : 32 27 5-64 Second Clash. Private, Bremner ... 41 26 4 — 71 Private Cossgrove ... 33 32 5 — 70 Private Qrimmett ... 35 ■ 28 3 — 66 Private M'lutyre ... 34 21 (I — 61 Sergeant Harper ... 28 27 5 — 60 Private Waldie ... 14 37 5 — 66 Sergeant Cameron ... ... 31 23 0-64

Volunteer W. Richardson 200 yds. 500 vds. TI. ... 41 ’43 — 84 Volunteer A. Dippie ... ... 45 33 — 78 Sergeant R. Munro ... ... 37 34 — 71 Volunteer P. Gow ... 30 40 — 70 Volunteer M'Donald ... 40 30 — 70 Volunteer 0. Miller ... ... 31 38 -r (i!) Volunteer W. Mitchell ... 31 37 — 68 Sergeant J. Peebles .;. ... 33 33 — 66

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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE, Evening Star, Issue 10459, 1 November 1897

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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE Evening Star, Issue 10459, 1 November 1897

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