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WAR WORK OF THE iALVA TION ARMY. BARGOED'S FLAG DAY. Ensign W. Fisher the energetic and popular officer in charge of tho Salva- tion Army at Bargoed, writes, point- ing out that the Army will hold their war flag day at Bargoed, on the 9th, inst. We have had a number of flag days in the district of late, but we feel sure that from the details given below of what the Army is doing all over Great Britain, and on the Con- tinent, for our brave boys, that there will be a ready response by tee general public to their appeal. For many months the fact has been apparent that the British troops in- terned in Germany could not maintain their health and strength on the pit- tance of rations supplied by the Ger- mans. From many generous organ. izations thousands of parcels are dispatch every fortnight, and received with thankfulness by our interned men. The Salvation Army works in conjunction with the general scheme, and every name on its lists to receive a parcel is approved by the authorities, so that overlapping and waste do not occur. Acoordhig to the arrange- ments provided by General Beoth, ¡' the parcels are of a useful and varied character, and enable the recipient to supplement, the German food with those articles necessary to sustain life. At the present time the cost of the parcels works out at £ 4,500 per year, and General Booth is appealing on J dtle 9th for assistance in carrying on this needful agency, and for other services benefiting the men of His Majesty's Forces. The following are some interesting facts of what the Army has done and is still doing. The Army has erected 153 Refreshment and Recreation Hate in the Military Camps in Great Brit- ain, France, and other countries at a cost of 970,000. Seventy-seven Hostel and Naval and Military Homes, with 4,000 beds, costing over gso,ooo, are in operation, whilst extensions amounting to £ 20,000 are in progress. Thirty Motor Ambulance Cars have been supplied for the war zones in France, Russia, and Egypt at an ex- pense of £ 10,000. Thirty thousand wives and relatives of Service-men have been entertained at teas and social gatherings. Forty-one thou- sand food parcels and articles of clothing have been sent to prisoners of war and the troops. Three hundred thousand soldiers and sailors are catered for weekly in the various Institutions of The Salvation Army at home an d abroad.

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A WORD TO LADIES.

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