The following scores of 80 points and over have been made by the members of "A" Windsor Company, in connection with the first days practice of the annual
course of musketry :
Lieut. Paine . 121 Captain Paine ... .119 Private W. Mellish ... - ll*
" W. Simons. " A Butler . ... 112
' » J. Butler . Ill L.-Corp E Butler. 110 Private A. Collison. ... 10»
S Hanchett. ... iitd Col-Sgt A. Hannabus . »9 Private P. Gilbert ." . 98
" H.Cupitt . 94 " C. Ward. " S. Wood . 90 A Mitchell " L. Paull . 88 " E. Collison . 85 " J. Chasling .... 55 " K. J. Eather. ... t>3 " P. Haggar . ... 81 " P. Molloy . ... 81 " L. Bennett ... ... * ... 81
*? " A. Smith . 8L
" C. Grono . M 80 B. Potts ... ... _ 80
We hear that Mr. Willie Pendergast will shortly be leaving the district.
Tenders close on the 27th inst, for the erection of a Police Station atWiseman's Ferry.
A meeting of those interested in the for- mation of a gun club is advertised in to- day's ADVOCATE.
The committee of the local School of Arts met on Monday night last, and, amongst other things, additional improve- ments to the building were discussed. The present inconvenient stage received particular attention.
The attention of orchardists and others is directed to an advt, elsewhere announ- cing the sale of Campbell's sub-division on " The Terrace," Freeman's Reach. The property will be sold in blocks of from 5
to 15 acres.
A Maoriland paper says :-John Roberts who is appearing at the Opera House this week, may be the champion biliiardist of the world, but an Auckland man has just accomplished a feat that nobody has heard Roberts boast of. He entered a billiard- room attached to an hotel and pocketed all three balls at one stroke. For the remarkable performauce he received- three months.