13 MAY 1916, Page 12


[To THE EDITOR OF THE " spicreina.n Snr,—The following extract is from the letter of an artillery officer " somewhere in France "


"April 24th.

Did I tell you that the starlings out here have acquired the trick of giving three shrill taxi whistles, in imitation of the call for enemy aero- planes ? It is great fun to see every one diving for cover ; I was nearly taken in myself the other day."

—I am, Sir, &c., BERNARD Eros. Avenue Road, Stoneygate, Leicester.