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KECRUITING.'

Yesterday ES men wcro accepted at Victoria Barracks. Eighty-soven men volunteered for service.

Among tho recruits who offered themselves for enrolment at Victoria Barracks yestorday was a youWi of 20, who stood 5ft loin high, and weighed 19 stone S pounds; still, ho foiled to pass tho medical tests.

Other good men who wcro accepted, how evor, wcro to bo found in a railway clerk, a musician, a plpelayer, two cooks, a farmer from Wyong way. a bootmaker, two bank clerks, a stonemason, a clerk from tho De- partment of Lands, and ono minor from Lithgow, and another from Helensburgh. Five dental mechanics applied for enrolment, a loco, driver from the State Government Rail- ways, Boveral shop assistants, a baker, a station hand from Cowra, with a mate in a similar position from Coonabarabran, a lines- man from tho Public Works Department, an engineer, and a waiter from tho People's

Palace.

Major H. G. Edwards, of the University Scouts, recently on tho Censor's Staff, in this State, has taken up duty as officer command- ing Rosebery Park Cainjjj

Surgeon-Mnjor Brooke Moorj loft Bathurst tor Sydney on Thursday. A contingent of crmod troops from the local camp, headed by the . camp band, assisted In giving the officer a send-off at tho Bathurst station.

Captains W. P. Martin (13rd Infantry), W. Sneddon (13th Infantry), W. U. Alley (11th Light Horse), M. S. Kennedy (6th Light Horse), A. H. Wilkinson (6th Light Horse.. E. A. "W. Hudson (7th Light HOI-BO), P. Con- nolly (28th' Light Horse), and T. N. John- stone (6th Light Horse) have passed the course pt Instruction under tho Defence Act tor tho rank of major.

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