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2ND V. B. CHESHIRE REGIMENT.

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SHOOTING COMPETITION NEAR WREXHAM.— The annual shooting competition in connection with the F (Gwersyllt) Company of the 1st Volunteer Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers took at the Wilderness range, near Wrexham, on Friday, the ranges being 200 and 500 yards. The following were the principal prize-winners S. J. Ellis, 65; E. Edwards, 63; Major Sparrow, 61; Ellis Evans, 60; R. Ellis, 59; Wm. Jones, 59; E. Newton, 58; G. H. Whitehouse, 56; J. M'Pherson, 55; J. Matthias, 52; C. Lea, 52; J. Davies, 51; J. C. Gittins, 51; W. Harris, 51: E. Dodd, 51. 2ND (EARL OF CHESTER'S) V.B. CHESHIRE REGIMENT.—Headquarters, Chester, 8th Sept., 1897. Regimental orders by Colonel J. Ashton, commanding. 1. The following having appeared in the London Gazette of the 3rd inst., is published for information :—2nd (Earl of Chester's) V.B. Cheshire Regiment— Quartermaster C. Edwards is granted the honorary rank of captain. 2. As the bat- talion is about to be supplied with the magazine rifle, it is requested that all members having in their possession any of the following articles, viz., Martini-Henry rifles, bayonets, jags, or sight protectors, will return them into the armoury at once. The above articles are ot no use to anyone, and by keeping them will involve a great expense to the corps, as all deficiencies will have to be paid for. 3. There will be third, second, and first class firing on Wednesdays and Saturdays, up to the 28th inst. The Range will be closed after that date. By order (signed), R. J. TURTON, captain, adjutant 2nd V.B. Ches. Regt. 1ST CHESHIRE AND CARNARVONSHIRE VOLUN- TEER ARTILLERY.—Regimental Orders by Lieut. Colonel and Colonel H. T. Brown, commanding. Headquarters, Chester, 9th September, 1897 :— 1. Gun Practice: All members who were not in camp, or who have not attended a gun practice this year, must arrange to attend at Aber on Saturday, the 18th inst. This will be the last practice this year, and members failing to take this opportunity will be called on to make good the capitation grant, viz., 35s. 2. Equip- ment Great inconvenience is caused by members not returning their equipment into store, and by the sergeants not completing and returning the clothes rolls to the Quartermaster. 3. Drills and duties for next week: At the Drill Hall, in plain clothes, at 7.30 p.m., on Tuesday, the 14th, and Thursday, the 16th, repository and signalling. Orderly Officer: Captain F. J. Bonnalie. Orderly Sergeant: Sergeant J. Sconce.—By order (signed), ED. FOUNTAIN, Acting Adjutant, 1st C. and C.V.A. HAWARDEN VOLUNTEERS AT THE CAERGWRLE RANGE. — The annual prize shooting of the Hawarden Company, 2nd V.B. R.W.F., was held on the Caergwrle range on Monday, The weather was very favourable, the light good, and but little wind. The range was in charge of Sergeant-Major Holden, and during the day the company was visited by Major J. H. Sparrow. Results :—Recruits' prizes (ten shots, five kneeling and five prone) Private R. H. Pickering, 42; Private J. Bunnion, 39; Private R. Jones, 33; Private J. Davies, 32 Private J. Catherall, 27. Good attendance prizes (five shots at 200 and 500 yards): Corporal Gordon Bailey, 42; Private S. Bailey, 42; Private T. Reynolds, 40; Private R. Griffiths, 36; Private H. Darbyshire, 35; Sergeant J. Darbyshire, 34; Private W. Walker, 34; Private G. Chamberlain, 28. Enrolled members' prizes (seven shots at 200, 500, and 600 yards): Sergeant Gordon Bailey, 96; Sergeant H. Jones, 86; Private J. Fairhurst, 81; Corporal D. Davies, 79; Corporal G. Warner, 72. The aggregate prize was won by Sergeant Gordon Bailey with the excellent total of 96.

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