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WHEELS, WINGS AND PROPELLERS FOR SKY SOLDIERS
7 jj Mpi'l 9 OOOOO
These queer looking pictures
are evidence that military airmen
have come to stay, and hereafter
will be an essential part of every
The usefulness of air soldiers
has been proved in the Balkan
war and the Italian-Turkish war.
And now France, which led the
way in military "airmanship,"
has adopted a set of badges to be
worn by its sky scouts and fight
ers. It is expected that these
badges will be adopted by all the
other powers, including America.
Picture rvo. 1 is the old badge
for all military airmen, and is
now displaced by the others,
which indicate the highly spe
cialized duties of the service.
No. 2 is for an air-mechanic
with the chevron below the
wheel to indicate a first class spe
cialist. No. 3 is for an officer-airman.
No. 4 is for an officer pilot of a
No. 5 is for a sapper who does
dfrty with dirigibles.
No. 6 is for a non-commission-jed
officer of dirigibles.
No. 7 is a non-commissioned
officer of aeroplanes.
No. 8 is for a sapper in the aero
No. 9 is for a repairer of bal
loon fabric and aeroplane wings.
No. 10 is for a specialist in cord
Hickory Nut Candy.
This is a recipe which will be
wanted wherever the children
have hickory nuts. After chop
ping up half a cup of nuts boil
about a cup of sugar with a third
of a cup of water and a piece of
butter about the size of a walnut.
This should cook together until
the mixture makes a soft lump
when dropped in water. After
taking from the fire stir in the
nuts and as it grows cloudy-looking
pour it into a buttered tin, a
little at a time. It spreads out flat.
Foreman What are you stop
ping up there for? Pat I can't
come doWn. Foreman Come
down the same way as you went
up. Pat Not me! I came up
head first 1"