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XOT HIS NAME. A story of the drilling of a squad of recruits is causing the clerk? at the War Office some amusement. The officer was calling the names, and prompt replies came from Jones and Smith and Robinson. The next, name was Montaig—that was how the officer pronounced it. There was no reply. "Montaig," repeated the officer, with emphasis. '"Here, sir." crime the half-hearted reply from the n s ar rank. "Why didn't you answer at. once?" said the man in charge. "My name is' Montague," said the recruit. "Is it?"' replied the officer. "Well, you do seven days' fatigerr." "I have made nn oven out of a. biscuittin, and we are getting to be, lii'st-class cooks. The major makes clear soup, and I make apple charlottes."—Extract from a "Tommy's" letter.

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Page 8 Advertisements Column 2, Issue 15695, 8 January 1915

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Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 Issue 15695, 8 January 1915

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