14 NOVEMBER 1914, Page 14


[To THN EDITOR ON rHE " SPECTATOR." ] Sin,—What folly it seems, when we need more soldiers, with the example of Gurkhas and Japanese before us, not to raise regiments and army corps, if enough available, of men below five feet three inches in height, but fulfilling the tests in other ways. What emulation there would be between such a body and the taller regiments 1—I am, Sir, &c., G. W. B.