Vol. IV. No. 12.] BELLARY, INDIA—FEB. 1897. [Price 3 Annas. CONTENTS. Notice to Correspondents Editorial Our Sub-Editor's Notes from Madras Obituary- Extracts from Battalion Orders ... Volunteer Notes Rifle Shooting Match, on St. David's Day ... Sporting and Dramatic :—(Infantry Polo Tournament, Madras Presidency—Annual Athletic Sports—Open Air Concert, St. David's Day—Football, Madras Wing v. Gymkhana (Association) and International, England v. Wales (Eugby) ... ... ... — 188 Miscellaneous:—(Bleats from the Goat—Soldier's sayings and doings—A few days in Secunderabad— Football in 1719—Negro musicians in the British Army).... ... 195 181 182 183 186 186 187 188 Advertisements... 199 NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. VERYONE who takes an interest the Regimental Paper is earnestly requested to contribute to our columns. All communications relating to the Regiment will have the first claim on our space. Accounts of shooting trips, sports of all kinds, and personal adventures will come next, and if we have space, short stories and a few jokes will be welcomed. The Editor and Sub-Editor will be pleased to have interviews with men who have matters of interest to relate, and who doubt their powers of putting them on paper. Contributions should be legibly written on foolscap if possible, and only on one side of the paper, and must be accompanied by the name of the sender, which will be published unless otherwise desired. MSS. if enclosed in a wrapper instead of an envelope, can be sent at the rate of -J anna for 10 tolas or ^ d. for 2 ozs. Subscriptions in India should be paid by Money Order, and subscrip¬ tions from home by Post Office Orders, as Postal Orders are not negotiable in India. Stamps in future, will not be acknowledged. Contributions should reach the Editor at Bellary before the 15th of each month, or the Sub-Editor at Madras before the 10th, and be addressed to— The Editor, " Men of Harlech," 2/ Welsh Regiment—Bellary, India, and not to any one by name. Company Agents. Bellaby. B. Coy.Lce-Corpl. Holland C. E. G. Lce.-Corpl. Wilson. „ Lce.-Corpl. Smith. „ Lce.-Cpl. Reade. Madeas. A. Coy. Pte. Gunn. D. „ Lce.-Corpl.Sheehan. F. „ Corpl. Pugh. H. „ Lce.-Cpl. Whelen. Agent at Madras—Sergt. Bennett. Agent at Ramandroog—Lce.-Sgt. Williams. The paper should be procured by men from their Company Agents. Rates of Subscriptions :— nual jriptions Rupees. 60 -£ GG^J 0 o coo India—Officers & their friends, Messes, Clubs, Libra¬ ries, Institutes, &c... N.-O. O's and men of the Battalion N.-O. O's and men of other corps or friends, Ac. d. s. d. Home—Officers & their friends, Messes, &c. 5 6 N.-O. O's and men and their friends 3 9 All subscriptions must be paid in advance. Notices of Births, Deaths, and Marriages of all connected with the Regiment are inserted free.