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CAIRO CHRISTMAS MENU. "I could it tani thi food," was the excuse given by one individual in his war census card as his reason for uiot enlisting. Perhaps the most effec tive: answer to the; erroneous impres sion5 thatthb troops oei active service are ill-fed will be found in the Christ mas menu given below, sent to MAr. J. J. Villiers by his son, Private E. C. Villiers, of the A.M.C. The menu for Christmas Day -was as, follows:-? ' AUSTRALIAN. IMPERIAL FORCE. , No. 2 Australian General' Hospital, Ghezireh Palace, Cairo. Men's: Mess-Xmas, 1915. MENU.:1. SOUP. Consomme Julienne. JOINTS. Roast Beef a I'Anglais, Yorkshire Pudding. VEGETABLES. Green Peas and Rioast Potatoes. POULTRY. Roast Chicken .and Bread Sauce. SWEETS. Plum Pudding and Brandy Sauce, Pineapple Jelly, Vanilla Custard. CAFE NOIR. Aerated VWaters. TOBACCO w CIGARETTES. (Donated by Overseas Club. Each man is specially requested to acknow ledge receipt on card enclosed in pack age). Beer and Fruit are being provided by the Mess. Dinner will be served punctually at 2 p.m.

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