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DistriDistrict Prize Firing.
On Saturday morning, at their butts, Wickliffe Bay, the Portobello Rifles competed for district prizes under the supervision of Sublieutenant Patrick. The weather was extremely unfavourable for good shooting, heavy rain falling at the commencement of the firing, and when the competitors reached COO yards the mist had settled down so thickly that the target was scarcely discernible. Nine members competed, with the following result : — 400 -500 600 yds ,yds. yds. Tl. Col.-sergt. Lewis .. 27 21 18-66 Vol. P, Ryan .. '25 19 17 —61 Capt. M'Cartnov .. V 0 20 14 — 54 Vol. J. M'Tainsh .. ' '20 25 6 — 51 Vol. W. G. M'Cartney .. 24 10 5 — 48 Vol A. Lewis . . 10 17 .12 — 45 Vol. 11. Kerr .. 17 11 ,14-42 Lieut. Kerr . .. 18 19, 5 — 42 Vol. J Nort - 15 13 13 — 41
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