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"Everything Depends on the Workshops of Britain": Scottish Girls Making Shells

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The appeal to loyal men and women to work for peace by making munitions of war has met with a magnificent response. Our illustration shows Scottish girl shell-makers who have well earned the message sent by Lord Kitchener : “Tell the girls employed in — how highly I appreciate the good work they are doing in turning out shells, and how much the country is indebted to them for their efforts.” It is, as this picture shows, not only skilled men who can “save the life of a fellow-countryman by making shot and shell,” but also the great army of women workers for the war, which wins new recruits every day. It is well known that at krupp’s great factory at Essen the labour is increasing and carried on at high pressure, and our own statesmen, the Prime Minister and Minister of Munitions, have urged upon the nation the necessity of making a heroic

that we may cope successfully with our enemies. “In the name of King and Country, deliver the goods ! ” cried Mr. Asquith to the Tynesiders in April, and the response the workers was a thunderous “Aye1″ Since that campaign Mr. Lloyd George has made fervid and eloquent appeals in Manchester and Liverpool. ” It depends,” he said, re upon the masters and men who are occupied in running the workshops of this country than almost upon any section of the community” whether we win or lose in the colossal le, and added: ” I would almost say at the present moment everything depends on the workshops of Britain.” It is good to know that these vigorous appeals have met with patriotic a response.-fDawing CopyriJIted 0 the Usied Stain cad Cameds.]


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