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WHEELS, WINGS AND PROPELLERS FOR SKY SOLDIERS
8 .J l 9 10
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.
No; i rs 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 aJfirst class spe
cialists No. 3 is foran officer-airman.
No. 4 is for an officer pilot of a
No. 5 is for a sapper who does
duty with dirigibles.
No. 6 is for a non-commissioned
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-
-ioon fabric and aeroplane wings.
No. 10 is for a specialist in cord
Hickory Nut Candy.
This is a recipe which will be
wanted w-herever the children
have, hickory -nuts.' After chop
ping tip half a cup of nuts boil
ajbout a cup of sugar with a third
cUp of! water and a piece of
r 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
ruts and as it gros cloudy-looking
pour it into a buttered tin, a
iit tie 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"