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NATIONAL RESERVE.

TO THE EDITOR. S'ir,—l' would like to niako a suggestion to the officer coininandinij and others interested concerning the discontent of drilling without arms, eic "Why not train the mounted branch in trw sword exercise. 1 am told swords are plentiful. If a 'foroe were to land in this country the. sword, lance, and bayonet would bo just as much liosdcd :is the rifle. An efficient eoldiw cannot bo madv> by teaching.' him how to do fours and right and hit only. 1 am sure it would not be hard to find ex-army men who would volunteer to give the necessary instruction.—l am, etc., ISIEREPTEn. November 4.

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NATIONAL RESERVE., Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

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NATIONAL RESERVE. Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

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