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THE BRITISH SUCCESS.

IWII NEUVE CHAPELLE BATTLE.

SIR JOHN FRENCH'S REPORT.I

AIRMEN BOMBARD WESTENDE.

DARDANELLES OPERATIONS.

GERMAN REVERSES IN POLAND.

ZEPPELIN WRECKED BY AIRMEN.

,ENEMY'S LOST AIRSHIPS.

j PIRATES' VICTIMS. i——

ARMED LIliKR SUNK.

SAVED BY COLLIER.

SWEDISH STEAMER SUNK OFF SCARBOROUGH.

FOR PRISONERS OF WAR.

MAROONED BRITBSH RESCUED.

DRESSMAKING AT HOME.

HOW TO OBTAIN PATTERNS.

m 1* MEIN KAISER'S IRON CROSS

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m MEIN KAISER'S IRON CROSS All I was walking 'long the shorn, A-going of my round- The journ-ey I do every day- • An envelope I found. I picked it up; it was addxeraed Der Kaiser," and I said, IH see what's in it; opened it, Ajnd this 18 what I read: I sank tlire.- -sailing barques last weef A neutral ship or two, And, dis vill please your Msjesfcy, I never saved a orew. In every case I let them drown, And never felt remorse, My one conoem was how toM.r8 Your prize—de Iron Cno*. .I 'Twas to the Kaise" I We spied dose sailing ships a< dawg, And I vas gliad to see Dey vasa't steamshipr., or dey might Have rammed me easily. Of course, I knew dat sailing s Could not put up a fight, So, knowing I vas safe, I just Torpedoed dem at sight. "Dere vas soone VOIIJIeID on der ahips, Amd, sire, I also 8e8 some littte ohiMtnMt; and I rabbsti My hands in1 ecstasy. Did mem heart soften at der sigWJf Did I not feel remorse At murd'ring babies? NeW, I viobed To earader Iron Cross "I never save the crew." And so I let dose babies da'owIt. But saw von skipper try To save his vife and leetle chdhij Dat vill not do, says I. Dat vas against der Kaiser's law, And so I simply got Mein pistol, and, tho' straggling then For life, I shot the lot! 44 A glorious deed? I tink it vas. 'Twill let the wide world know Dat Germany's at war, and dat We never mercy show. You, Kaiser, sent the ord.-r out, So it was no disgrace; But, all ze same, sometimes at night I see dat baby's face r, Earning the Iron Cross. A wireless message den I send To see if you'd endorse Mein action and I got your rirs, You've earned ze Iron Cross. Come home for it, 'tis men like you I'm always proud to see. How many babies did you say? Dat's vat's concerning me. I vas a proud, proud man dat d&y, And quickly changed my course For Wilhelmshaven, dere to get Mein Kaiser's Iron Cross, Ze highest honour given to A hero-dat vas me. Vere vill you find men of my kindt Yere, but in Germany I "I see dat baby's face I" t" Ze German Navy's shown ze vorld, And made ze nations feel Her power, her might; altho' our ships Prefer to stay at Kiel. Hoch Himmel! here's an Engleesh ship In sight, and giving chase MeinGott !we're rammed, anddrowning,and I see—dat—baby's face! There was some more, but it was blurredl The pirate had been sent, With one swift blow, down to his doom. And as I homeward went I wondered how I would have felt Had I been in his place, A murderer, drowning, haunted by A little baby's face t

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