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PIGEON SHOOTING MATCH AT  
WORKINGTON.
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On Tuesday afternoon a pigeon shooting match took place at  Workington in a
field near Siddick Junction,  between George LOWDEN, of  Frizington, and Joseph
PINGUCY, of Workington. The following was the result,  each man having 25
shots: -

LOWDEN -

11111 - 5

01111 - 4

11100 - 3

11100 - 3

11001 - 3

Total - 18

PINGUEY -

11111 - 5

10101 - 3

01111 - 4

11001 - 3

00110 - 2

Total - 17

Mr. John DRAPER, of Bolton stood in for part of PINGUEY’s  stake, and
supplied him with birds; and Mr. William JOHNSTONE, of Carlisle,  contributed the
pigeons on LOWDEN’s behalf.

Mr. R. CARRUTHERS, of Workington, was stakeholder, and Mr.  Isaac SELKIRK, of
Beckermet, acted as referee.

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