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Stirring Stories from the Battlefield [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
Stirring Stories from the Bathereld A strange romance of the battlefield is men tioned by Sergeant T. Bayley at Dundee : "A man of the Gordon 'listed five years ago." he says, "because the Greenock girl he wanted preferred another chap who was earning a few shillings a week more. One day when Wounded he noticed another British soldier belonging to a Scottish regiment whose face seemed familiar. He crawled over and found it was the chap for who~n ho had been thrown over. I-le bore no ill-will, and started talking, when he found that this chap in turn had been- thrown over for another man, who also was jilted and was - actually, serving in the same regiment as the first man, though they didn't know each other."
DRUMMER V.C. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
D ?UMMER V.C. .:Drummer Sptnier John Bent, one of the latest V- C.'s, told the following story: to a •Pressman.at his!'home at Ipswich (Eng.) last Omooth :.-y - t"It was abdut October 22,"'said Drummer ' Bnt.k "Wed hkd: a= month-in the ^trcicies.. Ofh'h&e'iltif th?dr was'a snialltadvaisre trench with six hien and a corporal in it. We came to hear that they were short of ammunition. I was in the big trench. removing the earth which a 'Jack Johnson'. had thrown up. The officer asked, 'Who'll take some ammunition ?' Well, I thought, I'm the only fellow doing nothinig, and I might just as well volunteer. Buglers and drummers are generally non-combatants. I simply took about 400 rounds to the corporal, who said they'd hang on all night. Then I came back. "Through the shrapnel ?" he was asked. "Yes, through the shrapnel," came the matter-of-fact reply. "Two days later I had the same sort of job. Perhaps the fire this time was a bit hotter. Still, I got across to our chaps agait. e...
The Turk as a Soldier: Men Who are Born Sword in Hand [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
The Turk as a Soldier: Men Who are Born Sword in Hand "The Turk is essentially a fighting animal. Of all his critics none have ever accused him of backwardness-in battle. The Turkish nation was born in bloodshed. - It won its foothold in Europe by the sword, thoughlit has kept it by diplomacy; or, rather, perhaps, by the jealou sies of its neighbors. . . Islam has been its battle cry." SIn these words F. G. Aflalo opens his chap ter on "Reform in the Army" in his excellent dRe-gilding the Ctescent." "Its efficiency," he continues, "is armatter on -which even. experts differ. Perhaps it fights with braivery rather than with brains. Until recently the- standard of education among the officers was very modest. Not only were man TURKISH FIELD ARTILLERY. A GUN SECTION.IN MODERN UNIFORM. ceuvres antd technical eoa-:.-ton woefully ne glected, but many- of. the ..a -comnmissioned 6fficcrs could riot read, "nd zewv k? ld write. . Latterly . . . a number "of the younger officers have gone thr...
BOY SOLDIER'S EXPLOIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
. • BOY SOLDIER'S.EXPLOIT. i One of the most brilliant exploits of thewar is ,hat of a Russian boy of 14n pmed Alexander Chervatkin, who has been decprated, .with? the. Cross of St. George for bravery. Chervatkin took part in a scouting expedition to the cr : trenches. While feeling his way in t!, .:oness he stumbled upon-the body of a Ru_:.s a standard-bearer, who lay dead with the colors of his regiment heside him.' Cutting away the colors from the staff, the boy wrapped them round his own body and then arranged his uni form over them, so that they could not be dis cerned. Chervatkin continued to creep toward the enemy's position, but the venture ended badly and he was captured. Seizing the first opportunity, the ooy r.sade his escape during the night. While creeping by the sentries his fttention was attracted to a sleeping standard bearer, lying with the flag at his side. The boy stealthily cut away the colors, 'which he wrap ped over the flag of the Russian regiment. Then he mad...
THE SCARBOROUGH SCARE. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
THE SCARBOROUGH SCARE. Curiously enough, it was Scarbhrough whcid provided one of the last big German scare stories. That was in the Summer of 1912. An extraordinary tale suddenly came into certain London newspaper offices which sent special correspondents aind reporters helter-shelter up , to Scarborough in the hope of being present at. an Iriternational incident. The story concerned the conduct of a German naval commander who with him war vessels lay in English waters some way off Scarborough. When some Eng lish cruisers arrived the German commander neglected to salute the English commander, as is the custom and courtesy of naval etiquette. It was an unpardonable omission, and a mes-. sage was at once sent over to the Germaus officer tdshknow why the salute had not beets made. The surprising reply was that there had been no forgetfulness-on the contrary, they had no intention of giving the salute; Thn Engliist commander did not waste time in dip. lomatic arguments or in waiting fo...
Our London Letter: Interesting War Items [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
Our London Letter: Interesting War Items LONDON, December 19. The cry of alarm that our interning of aliens will arouse reprisals on the part of Germany S?awakens a smile among those who know some thing of the all-round treatment our country men and.women have had to endure in Ger many and Austria. We get a veracious and convincing account in the "Chronicle" this week of the measures taken by Austria to seize a young English resident professor of languages and prevent-him from communicating with his people. He is Bernard Watkins, who hails from Worthing, in Sussex, and has lived abroad for some years, chiefly in the study of lan guages. Everybody knew him in his Tyrol village near the German border, and when he took train as usual to Koniggratz to give lessons, he soon got one of his own, for he was arrested and all his papers were seized. The local sheriff could not help him, although Mr. Watkins was arrested a week before Eng land and Austria declared war, and all the satisfaction...
Aerial Navies of the Nations [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
*ýry:= O AA3ý ~ J ý ý avis f he_ ato A crackling roar like the rattle of all the machine guns in the wbrld, the swift, noiseless rush of a slender impalpable winged body over the ground,. a sudden imponderable, lifting in the air, aind she's tp and away-the latest thing in military bi-planes, observer in front, pilot behind;, is' loosed on " her desperate jenrney. ' . The men themselves, well they may be merely plain Brown and Jones, or Lord This -and Earl 'That. Whatever their names they ard to bhe found on the strength of the Naval or Military wing. But to see in them meni id ino more than men is impossible. They are-oft this world and above it. They are the sacrifices of the one to the other. Every flight may begin this side of the :Great Divide and finish the other. And so they go fortli to their allotted tasks as the eyes and ears of the miammoth fighiing machine that man' has reared. Their work, too, has a destructive side. If there should come a long, bomb-gorged, monstrous, ...
"They Lockit the Door:" A Touching Parish Tragedy [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
"They Lockit the Door:" A Touching Parish .Tragedy This story is by the writer of "The Great Discovery in Our Parish," which we re cently quoted from the "Scotsman." "The churchyard of our parish lies in a deep hollow, and a little river half encircles it. In the midst of it stands the church, beneath whose shadow the parish has garnered its dead for centuries. There the generations have lain down to sleep, their hearts reconciled one to an other, and the beadle has drawn the coverlet of green over their heads. ,As he goes about his allotted task he pats a mound here and there gently with the back of his spade-for roadmen and Lord of Session are at one here. IN THE KIRKYARL'D. "The last time I wandered down tv that hol low it seemed as if eternal peace brooded over the living and the dead. As I turned a'ay to retrace my steps through the gate I came on a woman sitting on the mort-safe (the mort-safe was adopted at the time when body-snatching was common), a handkerchief moist with h...
People Deserving of all the Help You Can Give Them [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
People Deserving of all the Help You Can Give Them The "Sunday Times" Shilling War Fund is for the relief of cases of distress in families which have lost the aid of their breadwinner, absent on active ser vice. Those who have knowledge of cases in heed of assistance should address their communications direct to the Editor, "Sunday Times," 136 Castlereagh-street, Sydney,'or to Mr. A. W. Green, at the State Children's Relief Department, Rich mond Terrace, The Domain, Sydney. All communications will he treated with the itmost confidence, and every care Will be taken to avoid undue pub licity as to the affairs of those in receipt of relief. The full story of the operations of the Aus italian forces in New Guinea will one day have to be told. In the meantime we must he content to pick up the threads as best we can from the half-glimpses of the tangle, we occasionally get. Sdme of the'se glimpses reveal incidents which it is difficult to reconcile with that sense of order and precision w...
MRS. MARION M. GRIFFIN REGISTERED ARCHITECT [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
MRS. MARION M. GRIFFIN REGISTERED ARCHITECT Delightlul ! An American without a grumble, with not nhe slightest desire to criti cise or dictate, who accepts us as we are; not analysing our shortcomings, but measuring us by the standard of her pet belief, that all wo men and men are equal. Such is Mrs. Marion M. Griffin, architect wife-of Mr. W. Griffin, the chosen architect of our capital, Canbexrra-one of the most vivid personalities it has been my good fortune to meet, keen, alert, capable, with every fibre of her restless being. A women of well balanced mind. A real live wire, whose thought waves ature with the minds of great thinkers on almost every economic problem of the age. An admirer of H. G. Wells, yet his fearless critic, not hesitating to bring her criticism before him, and emphasising her view point effectively. A believer in Sccialism, without being a Socialist. Mrs. Griffin is certain that within the next decade or two there will be the most wonderful world-wide establ...
BAKED CHEESE PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
BAKED CHEESE PUDDING. hIngredients : Some than slices of bread and butter, 3oz grated dry heese, 2 eggs, I pint milk, salt and pepper (cayenne). - Method :. Have ready a well greased pie dish, and place ýn alternate layers the slices of bread and the grated cheese.- Beat the eggs, add the nIlk,' and season with salt and cayenne. Pour this over. Sprinkle with grated cheese and bake in a very moderate oven until the custard is set. Serve hot or cold.
VERMICELLI CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
VERMICELLI CREAM. Ingredienits : 3oz vermicelli, 1 small head cel ery. 1 onion, 1ii pint stock, 4 tablespoons cream, croutons and seasoning. . Method : Peel and wash the onion, and scrape the celery cut into small dice. Put into the stock, bring to the boil, add the vermicelli and cook gently for about 40 minutes, then add the cream. Serve on a hot dish, garnished with the fried croutons.
SCOTCH SAVORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
SCOTCH SAVORY. Ingredients : I pint stock, 2oz bacon, 2oz oat meal, 2 onions, loz dripping, salt and pepper to tastey Method : Peel, slice, and mince the onions finely, and melt the dripping in a saucepan; fry the minced onion and bacon, add the stock, and allow it to boil, sprinkle in the oatmeal and cook gently for one hour or longer : stir occa sionally, and add more seasoning if necessary before serving.
CREAM OF PEAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
CREAM OF PEAS. Ingredients : -lb dried peas, 3 pints stocl; 1 carrot, turnip, and onion, salt, pepper, 'lbk bacon,. 1 tablespoon dried mint, cupful no Method : Soak the peas overnight, drain, and put in saucepan with vegetables prepared and nliced and the stock, and cook gently until soft. Beat to a pulp. Stir into it the salt, pepper, and whipped cream. Have the bacon cut into .seat slices and grilled or fried. Pour the mix ture onto a hot dish, arrange bacon round the edge and sprinkle the finely-chopped mint over it.
SOLUTION OF MEAT PROBLEM— TWO TOMATO SAVORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 6 February 1915
SOLUTION OF MEAT PROBLEM- TWO TOMATO SAVORY. Ingredients : lib macaroni, 1 pint milk, salt and pepper, 1 teaspoon sugar, breawirumbs, 1 onion, 4 tomatoes, loz butter. Method : Prepare and cook the macaroni as in foregoing recipe, boiling gently until all the milk is absorbed. Mince the onion and fry it in a little, butter. Scald, skin, and slice the to matoes. Have ready a greased pie dish, place a layer of macaroni in the bottom, then a layer of of sliced tomatoes; sprinkle over the minced onion, salt, pepper, and sugar, then another layer of macaroni and a layer of tomatoes; sprinkle over, a little salt, sugar, and pepper, and about 1 tablespoon brcadcrumbs. Cook in a moderate oven until crumbs are lightly browned. Serve in the same dish.