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HOSPITAL .SATURDAY. A meeting <jf iadics and those interested in th-j llo?pital tjaiurday collection in th» Jtoslyu dihtnct will Lo hekl iti Mr Washer's odice, RusJyn, 'to-morrow afternoun, at 2.50. Ail iiitcrestea are cordially iuviuxi, u:id arrangements will Le made in conization witn taking up the collection in this district. It is believed among the troops XB France ihat bullets hied vertically « wards at aircraft nc\or descend as bnV lets, the intense and prolonged frictioa of their flight to the limit of the trajcctury and the subsequent deeosnt of what is Uftj of them completely dissipating them into vapor. Thousands of bullets have recently been fired at aircraft, but cone has beca poeitivelv known to descend. Mm Steaiige, stewardess of the Praoeq Ladies' Golf Club, Mitcham, has no fewer than 21 near relations on active ecrnoo with the fleet. Her hueband, a pensioner, is captain-;-tewaid at Devonport Barracks. She has six orc-thei* arloat, two brothers-in-law, and twelve sailor first coiwins. Eght of her uncles are naval pensionem. Her father, Thomas Rces, of Devonport, is a Crimean veteTan, and one of her grandfathers also carved throngh UM (Minean -wax.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4, Evening Star, Issue 15654, 19 November 1914

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 Evening Star, Issue 15654, 19 November 1914

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