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MISCELLANEOUS.

TVi,-. .Mrp."t. hnvs of Brussels, rtiek a j-hort r.'.vmi 'thronph* the top of iti'-ir_ holler bat? ami pradise fbe poosen<?p in front of the very mitraiileuFes which the f>rroans have "tit in wme of the .Mrr,-;? o: fliat cbv. Or they gravely set up lan.'* targets 20 yards away from mouth-- <i the cannon, so that a miss would he '.vol! niph impofMhU'. Favorite paftime 01 ;>!! with them, ih.cv form in line, and ina word of command " March to Pans •the whole Him marches backward?. 'I he- German f.-ntrios look on puzzled : if there is oik' thine- that a iia-m.ni does not underpined it? ia irony'—From thi- London •TimesV Brv.e?els'letter. Private *» K. Cook, of the Coldstream fiuarcK who a month apo ws reports dead, has written to his sweetheart, that he is a prisoner in Germany. His apM father and sweetheart hart gone imo mcurninK. Private B. E- Howsrttt. EM Ll' of Cavfrfkm, r.ear Keaamz, who Mated to have tent a dying me?=age to hi* sweetheart, has rattefl boms that he. had read the account of his dSa-th, but that he i* tmll. The. head master of Harrow (tho R?r. Lionel Ford), speskiiis f a recruiting mating at Hairow. said that Lady SimtpDoirien, vifo. of General Sir H. SrmtnDorrien, told him that every night her hoy's prayer ivas "God, help daddy to fight bravely." Wi'h a view to accelerating recruiting in Great Britain, it has 'been suggested that the eotvntv supplying the beet pereent"L't» to Kitcheners army should be honored by th* erection 'if ;i peimariect memorial in its county town. Eiipphr-d by ? grateful country, and to be unwled by t>* Kins '»« a ate ceremonial.

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MISCELLANEOUS., Issue 15691, 4 January 1915

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MISCELLANEOUS. Issue 15691, 4 January 1915

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