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DEFENCE OF EMPIRE.

UNIVERSAL SERVICE.

LORD ROBERTS AND MR ASQTJITH

LONDON, March 2

Lord Roberts, in a letter, argues that Mr Asquith is inconsistent in welcoming physical improvement derivable from military drill of youths between 14 and 18, while opposing further physical training for half the population between 18 and 21.

Lord Roberts quotes statistics as to the improvement in physique of Continental armies since the introduction of compulsion.

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DEFENCE OF EMPIRE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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DEFENCE OF EMPIRE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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