' KT FOURTEEN MONTHS AT THE FRONT Continued from firt-t Quality Counts lug the l.i.- t e i-.ugcmcift were light, as penny a day lejs than that of the white they lost only four kllkd and nineteen soldier. wounded, Lut forty-two died from ex- The Sikh places caste at»ove every- 1 po.au re. tiling. lie will not drink from any- j thing that has been used by a white* ‘■One poor devil tpils me that he has three brothers and fifteen colisins In nmn, for if he did he would lose caste. bis battalion T u o of his brother* if he hnppens to lie eating and a white , . .......... ... r\. „ dUpatdi 1 ih <1 lioen delivered. My officer told me afterward tliat the French general t" whom he had band „ , , ' ........____ _____ ed the dispatch Imd taken the uudulile man s sh a d o w falls across the Sikh a i j stopped u bullet, hut the other one njilltalre olT his own breast and pinned food he will starve rather than touch it | drowned right by his side in the It on that of this young dispatch rider again. trenches, and he wus unable to aid The Indians got along very well with ! him. He was also Inter awarded the Victoria tile French people, and some of them cross and given a commission. It la ‘ A lot came in on their hands and things like this that make one proud to could even talk a little broken French knee«, and many came drugging them The suffering nmong the Indians (lur belong to such an army. ing the firat winter was terrible, but selves on their stomach» through the they bore It all fairly cheerfully and mud. It «a s terrible.” CHAPTER III. One of the saddest things 1 have did their duty well. They are not ever seen is the lust roll call of a reg Chrittmm* In the Trench*». trench fighters, though, and cannot OON after this 1 received orders play the waiting game. They want to iment which baa been cut to pieces. to proceed by automobile to Airl get out at the enemy, and tlie officers I saw one regiment go into action for and wait for instructions. Aire have their work cut out to keep them the first time. 1 watched them go up singing and was at that time the headquarter» of In the trenches for very long. shouting and in high spirits generally. the Indian contingent, and 1 was nnx The Germans certainly did not like lous to see the Indians in action. After tlie Indians a little hit. The Indians’ They were 1,100 strong going into ac two days’ waiting there 1 got orders to belief regarding no quarter is not es tion, hut two days later they came out, and there were only twenty-three go to BoeschepiK? and rei*>rt myself for pecinlly nice to think about, and their of them to suswer the last roll call. duty to Lieutenant McNulty. Boe- natural Instincts are hard to control It was a heartbreaking sight and im scheppe was not far away, so 1 started They have a weakness for cutting off possible to forget. at once and arrived before dark. 1 cars and heads uad keeping other little One day I went to some trenches our found Lieutenant McNulty without any souvenirs. The G?rin:dus know this division had just taken over. The wa trouble, and he told me to report to ter was above our knees, and there was him again the next morning, as he and naturally it puts the fear of death also about a foot of soft mud.* In feel luto them. would not want me that day. ing nround for a firmer foothold my I found a cafe where there was room | • s • • • • s foot struck something more solid than for me, and 1 made myself comfortable I spent Christmas day of 1011 In the tlie ground around me. 1 started The place was full of Indian troops, and trem hea Just south of Ypres. Christ stamping and kicking about, hut 1 I was very much Interested In them, as mas evo wus a beautiful night. and the couldn’t seem to make It give way. Be they were the first T hud seen In France. Germans who held tlie trenches oppo ing curious, one of my comrades and I That night I went around the village site left us very much ulone tlie entire dug down with intrenching tools. to see all there was to lie seen, und un evening. We didn't bother them either. What we unearthed was the body of a intentionally I stayed out after 8 There was a beautiful mocn, and dead Frenchman. Heaven only knows o’clock. I was making my way hack to with everything so quiet and peaceful how long he had been there, but he my billet aon g the middle of the road. It was hard to realize that there was wns as black as a derby hat. It was us dark ns pitch, and I eoiUdn't u war on. During the evening the Ger At this time the Dickehuseh-Holle- *ee a yard In front of me. Suddenly I mans started singing, and I heard beke road was alive with snipers. In bumped luto something, and quicker some of the most beautiful music I , some way they would get through our than a flash two hands closed around ever listened to In my life. The song I Hues and secrete themselves along the luy throat My mouth Just naturally might start Just opposite us. and It road, where they could pick off individ opened wide, and I yelled “ Friend!” would t>e taken up all along the line, uals without much fear of being seen the loudest I ever yelled In my life. und soon It would seem as If all the I noticed that there was one place In Then a light shone in my face, and I Germans In Belgium were singing. particular where we always heard a saw It was a great big Sikh on sentry When they hud finished we would ap bullet puss too close to be comfortable. go. As soon ns he saw my uniform it plaud with all our might, and then we It was a little wooden bridge, and 1 was all right, hut I was shivering for would give them a song In return. don't think I ever crossed It without half an hour, and I vowed I'd never go A regiment In tlie trenches started hearing one whine past me, prowling nround at night again as long •*My Old Kentucky Home.” The men Ore day I rode up with a second lieu us I remained w ithin the Indian lines. were getting well along with it when tenant o f the Royal Engineers. As we The Indians are I lie most religious some one In the German trenches join crossed the bridge a bullet whizzed be people I ever saw They seem to live ed the singing In just as good Fngllsh only for their religion, and all their no ns any o f us could speak. It was beau tween us. but when I looked at the offi cer he did not appear to have noticed tiful. hut It made me awfully home ft. so I didn't aay anything. About sick. After they had finished the same three hours later we were coming back German voice sang "Dancing Around," the same way. <Just before we came to i r^v. n- and, believe mo, that fellow could sing tlie bridge he said: j ragtime, lie was applauded uproari “ That blasted sniper has potted at ously, and then we sung some more me -»nee too often. We’ll leave the | popular songs for them, anil so It went road here and sneak down opposite 1 £ V r f sàr*+ y r* ¿TT ’ , j until the wee small hours of the morn- that bridge* under cover of the trees ' big. Let us see If we can find the blighter During the night a couple of our We'll wait until he pots at somebody ! chaps crawled up almost to the Ger- else, and you keep your ears stretched , man parapet, and with them they took and try to locate where the report wm I a phonograph and a record. They comes from." ) wound up the machine, put on the rec- We tethered our horses to n tree and I ord and attached a piece of string to crept clpwn to a pol.it Just about op 'the starting lever. Then they crawled poslte the bridge. After n few min . M , hack, unwinding the string ns they | utes an empty transport wagon came came. Tlio next morning they pulled along As this hit the bridge 1 dis K 1 the string, and it started tlie machine j tinctlj heard the crack of a rifle, but y I , ■ > ' playing the song which « a s so popu it came from behind and to the right lar In Kiiglatul «t that time, ‘‘ When We i Wind Fp the Watch on the lthlne." of us. We heard the bullet ting over Von can bet that that phonograph was our heads and saw the driver duels and put the whip to his horses. filled full o f lead In short order. During the few weeks directly after i ________ Continued Next Week, Christmas I was In the trenches Just south of Ypres most of the time. When j on duty in tlie daytime it was not so | hud, but the nights were awful. The Th* G urkhas Pr*y to Their K oork r«*. ! Germans had the advantage’ over us 1 ! In ilint their trenches were on higher 1 M ost M u rderou s L o o k in g K n .lo ground, and they drained all the water 1 tlons are governed by It. Their belief down into’ our own. We had only I in wurfare Is to a-k no quarter and to buckets to bail with, and It was very j give none. They w ill tight until the Iasi slow work, as well as dangerous J gasp. Then, too, the cold weather Increased j The Gurkhas pray to their k orkree our troubles. the most murderous looking knife 1 1 notice In my diary, which I kept Dining Room run on Family Sty 1« ever saw. They never draw that knife from time to time, that 1 entered an ! unless they spill blood, and If you Incident which shows our state. 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