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THE BISLEY MEETING. --

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THE BISLEY MEETING. At the Bisley Rifle Meeting on Saturday, the Elcho Shield was won by the English team, with 1659 points, that of Ireland coming next, with 1614 and the Scotch representatives scoring 1588. The National Challenge trophy was taken by Scotland. For the prize of one hundred pounds, gived by the Prince of Wales, Major Pollock, of Renfrew, and Sergeant Rothon, of the Civil Service Rifles, tied. having each made 90 out of a possible hundred. There were nineteen hundred competitors for the Queen's Prize, the first stage of which was com- menced on Monday. Six men made 34 each at the 200 yards range, but Vio highest possible was recorded. At the end of the shooting at the 500 yards the leading marksmen were found to be Quartermaster Arkill, 4th East Surrey, and Private Smith, 2nd West Kent, each of whom had made 67. The tie for the Prince of Wales' prize was shot off and resulted in a victory for Major Pollock, of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, sn far as the Badge was concerned, he having agreed to divide the first and second money prizes with Staff Sergeant Rothon, Civil Service Rifles. The first stage of the shooting for the Queen's Prize was completed at Bisley on Tuesday. Out of all the competitors at this stage only one-Private Wilson, of the London Scottish-made 96, and he was the winner of the Bronze Medal. All the men who made 83 points and upwards come into the Three Hundred to shoot in the second stage, while ILZ f' ■ SCOred 82' became eligible to shoot for 51 places in the Three Hundred. The principal competition on Wednesday was the first stage of the St. George's Challenge Vase. At the close of the stage Private Brakenridge (20th wJeT^' Srp°ral Ha^ (2nd Liverpool), and j.i ^j"a,n (lst EIgin) were at the top of the list with 66 points each? At the Bisley Rifle Meeting on Thursday, the second stage of the firing fr>»- r»« > • i'nnMn,ia^ t,, tu7inriDg tor the Queen s prize was p ie sdver medal and badge were won by Captain Foster, of the 4th West Surrev, by one point over Lieutenant Thomson, of the Queen's in urgh. Notwithstanding the closeness of the nmsh, the shooting average was low.

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