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Flint and Carnarvon County Rifle Association. The annual prize meeting of the Flint and Car' narvon County Rifle Association, which is made up of the men belonging to the 2nd Vol. ^a Royal Welsh Fusiliers, came off on the Moftf' Conway, on Saturday, Sept. 8th, Captain Gougf"' the Adjutant of the Battalion, acting as Ump're' and Capt. G. R. Ashley (Llanrvvst) and Lieutenan C. E. Breese (Portmadoc), sharing the duties 0 Honorary Secretary. In addition to the award* annually given by Honorary Colonel the Mlrqu of Anglesey and Colonel Charles Hunter, tn prize-list was this year liberally supplemented Lord and Lady Penrhyn, who, as a memento Of the recent Royal visit to the Principality, Prf sented a silver cup (value £5°) and L i o in C-Ilb, for competition. An accident to one of the markers delayed the proceedings for an hour an a half, and the failing light prevented the pr°, gramme being worked ofl, the Penrhyn Cup a11 the Association Prize (value .£32 10S.) standing over for decision at a future date. The Volley Pr,? for a cup and £ 10, given by Colonel Hunte^ with £ iO added by the association, occasioned keen and exciting competition, there being less than three ties. In the first, Rhyl, Carn* von, and Conway tied with 41 hits out of a pos> 50 in the second tie, Rhyl was thrown out W' 16 out of a possible 30, Conway and Carnarv'O each making 26 and in the third, Carnartf<\ (Captain Rees) and Conway (Captain Sars" each scored 25. It was decided that Carnarvo J should hold the Cup the first six months, afl e Conway the remainder of the year, the first three money-prizes being divided between the Companies in the first tie. Cemaes (Capta1 Owen Thomas) took fourth prize. The silver with LIO added, the gift of Colonel the Marq11^ of Anglesey, for extended order practice, won by Ithe Hawarden Company (Captain butt); Flint (Captain Sparrow) and Caerg^ (Major Dyson) dividing the second prize of Sergeant-Instructor Chambers (Llanrwst) wo'i1- Sergeant-Instructor's prize, Sergeant ^'srl.eil (Flint) being second, Sergeant-Major third, and Sergeant Oldham (Mold), fourth. Recruits' Prize was shared between Private Griffiths (Caergwrle) and Private Parsonage I Company), each scoring 26, Private Fairhurst ( Company) making 24, and Private E. O. Llte (Carnarvon) 23; the last eight of the twelve prl ¡JI' winners being Privates W. G. Williams (G ~° ( pany), W. Williams (A Company), W. E. Litt (G Company), W. James (A Company), Edwards (Colwyn Bay), Vickers (Colwyn Ba; Humphreys (I Company), and J. W. Rowlal1 (I Company). j\{r5 The prizes were distributed by the Hon. H. Lloyd Mostyn, of Bodysgallen, to who01.^ hearty vote of thanks tor her presence the excessively cold wind, was accorded m shape of three enthusiastic cheers given on ø. invitation of Colonel Cooke, and the Hol1. tyJl, Lloyd Mostyn, on responding for Mrs Mos was similarly honored. Amongst the Offi^el"s e\ the ground were Colonel Cooke, V. D.; Cfl"' the Marquis of Anglesey; Majors C. a p. Sheriff Roberts, Hughes Surgeon-Majo^ Arthur-Prichard'; Captains Ashley, Roberts (" j, y-groes), O. Thomas (Cemaes*, Sparrow, .,gg, (adjutant); Lieutenants the Earl of Uxbi"1 £ J Marston, C. E. Breeze, Jones (Conway) > gli Chaplain T. Edwards. Colonel Cooke has, the suggestion of Captain Gough, presented armoury of each company in the battalion » his photograph, as a memento of his 21 ye connection with the Volunteers.