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By Emory Upton

The armiesof Asia and Europe, embracing legitimate stories at the armies of Japan, China, India, Persia, Italy, Russia, Austria, Germany, France, and England, observed via letters descriptive of a trip from Japan to the Caucasus.Справочник по армиям Европы и Азии по состоянию 1878 г. Общий состав, структура ВС, подразделения и звания.

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Appointments can only be held by assistant adjutant-general for All other staff officers who have passed the interpreters test, or higher standard Hinostani, or an equivalent examination in other native languages. The "lower standard" in Hindostani consists in reading and translating with accuracy a given portion of two standard text-books; also ability to converse with examiners, or natives of India, on such subjects as relate to every-day life, and the performance of regimental or professional duty.

In many of the larger cities, in addition to the hereditary banner- Luh ying, or Green-Banner Division, conChinese. These troops ordinarily render of sisting altogether nominal service, having purchased from their officers, in merely men, there is the consideration of their pay, the privilege of engaging in all kinds of commerce. Those who remain in service, instead of being a as employed garrison force, are used rather as a vast land and naval constabulary ; couriers ; grain, mint, or revenue guards ; and escorts for criminals.

If the controller at the conclusion of the year reports that the conduct of the probationer has been satisfac- counts, and that he gives promise of usefulness in the department, examined by a committee composed of the controller, In case the examinamilitary accountant, and a pay -examiner. tory, he is tion is satisfactory, the appointment is confirmed. In the Commissariat Department an officer must serve a year on probation, preceded and followed by an examination. The same rule applies to the Stud Department, except that no preliminary examination is required.

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