A batch of new recruits •were having their first practice at the rifle range.' The officer in charge tried them at 260 yards first, bnt they could not come anywhere near the target. He next tried thorn at •200 yards, then at 100 yards, and finally at 50 yards. The nearer they cot target' the worse they shot. The officer, at last losing his temper, shouted : "Attention! Fix bayonet* I Pbargel It's your anlv cjjaaw 1"
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Page 12 Advertisements Column 2, Evening Star, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915