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A certain fitafiordshirc regiment had a very small band; but tho commanding officer’s feet were—well, rather broad. Due day tho regiment were to march out on parade, but the music was not forthcoming, ■‘ Where on earth is the baud ?” queried tho adjutant. For some time there was no reply; but when the question was repeated a gruff toice from the rear rank said: “I believe, so. - , the colonel trod on it by accident!” The Nieuws van deu Dn,g of Amsterdam learns from Groningen that Queen Alary ha« sent with -a personal letter a large number of books and cigarettes for the .British soldiers interned at Gronin,i2ea.

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Page 9 Advertisements Column 1, Evening Star, Issue 15699, 13 January 1915

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Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 Evening Star, Issue 15699, 13 January 1915

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