1 SEPTEMBER 1917, Page 3

No one will be able to read the list of

the decorations and medals given to working men and women without a sense of pride and a feeling that no rewards have been better earned. But here again wo think a bold imagination would have turned many medals into Orders. We should have liked to have the opportunity of con- gratulating a munition Dame who had stuck to her lathe throughout the war, and who through all the rumours of unrest, and through all the discussions of- grievances, had never forgotten that the first duty of the munition worker was to the men in the trenches.