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The Frogs And The Fairies
In a pond in a dell lived a big family of frogs, and...

Stomach Wounds
Send for a doctor. Lie perfectly quiet. Don't lose yo...

Composition
A mixed outpost is composed principally of infantry. ...

2d Movement On The Moving Pivot
Being in line, to change direction: 1. Right (left) t...

The Eatyoup
Dicky Duck was a very wise young fellow. He swam ab...

Some General Hints
Clear and decisive orders are the logical result of d...

The Officers' Reserve Corps In Peace
During peace the Secretary of War can order any Reser...

Facings
To the flank: 1. Right (left), 2. FACE. Raise sl...

The Playroom Wedding
Paper Doll had been the maid of honor, but she did n...

Making Up Your Pack
Immediately after reveille, take down your tent and m...





FIRST AID TO THE INJURED




Snake Bite
In snake bites the poison acts quickly. Treatment: Apply a tourniquet between the wound and the heart so as to stop the circulation and prevent the system from absorbing the poison. Get out your knife and make a couple of cross cu...

Heat Exhaustion--(the Skin Is Cool)
Symptoms: Nausea, a staggering gait, pulse is weak, and the patient may quickly become unconscious. The skin is cool. This condition is dangerous. Treatment: Rub the limbs vigorously. Give stimulants; apply heat. ...

Fainting
Symptom: Loss of consciousness. It is usually the result of severe bleeding or exhaustion from fatigue. This condition is rarely dangerous. Treatment: Lay the patient on his back, head a little lower than rest of body, arms by sid...

Broken Bone (fracture)
The next injury you must know is a broken bone. You will usually know when an arm or leg is broken by the way the arm or leg is held, for the wounded man loses control over the limb. Suppose your comrade breaks his leg or arm. What ...

Freezing And Frostbite
Symptom: The part frozen appears white or bluish and is cold. Treatment: Raise the temperature of the frozen member slowly by rubbing it with snow or ice and water, in a cool place. Don't go near a fire. ...

Extinguishing Burning Clothes
Treatment: Lie down on the floor and roll up as tightly as possible in a rug blanket, etc., leaving only the head out. If nothing can be obtained in which to wrap yourself, lie down and roll over slowly and at the same time beat out...

Burns
Do not pull the clothing from the burnt part, but rip or cut it off. Do not break the blisters or prick them even if large. Treatment: Protect it quickly with a mixture of equal parts of linseed or olive oil and water. ...

Sunstroke--(the Skin Is Hot)
A sunstroke is accompanied by the following symptoms: headache, dizziness, sense of oppression, nausea, colored vision, and often the patient becomes insensible. The muscles are relaxed, face flushed, skin hot, pulse rapid, and the ...

Stomach Wounds
Send for a doctor. Lie perfectly quiet. Don't lose your head and don't attempt to crawl to help or to stir around. Place a clean piece of cloth over the wound and keep it constantly wet with a solution of salt water. If the wound is...

Chafing
Treatment: Keep parts dry, use talcum powders and keep parts separated by a layer of absorbent cotton. ...