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The King- has conferred the Royal Victorian Medal upon Mr Robert White, one of His. Majesty's trumpeters for Scotland, and formerly Iwuicl sergeant of the 79th C amerou H fghland e rs. it costs between £70.000.000 and £80,000,000 a year to maintain th« Tsar's troops. The pay of privates is about lOil a. -month, that of sergeants about half a crown a month. M. Proust, a member of the French Chamber of "Deputies, anil a sergeant in the infantry wiser ye, \sas killed jit the front. > ' _

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Page 8 Advertisements Column 1, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915

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Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 Issue 15690, 2 January 1915

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