On The Firing Line
Two nice, clean, stalwart, healthy Canadians journey to South Africa to enlist in active service. On the boat which carries them to their destination is a young English girl, whose home is in Cape Town. She and Harvard Weldon, the bigger, more stalwart, and handsomer of the two Canadians, find no small satisfaction in each other's company on board the boat... In spite of its conventional plot, the vivid descriptions of the battles, the talk of the messrooms, and the kindly spirit which prevails throughout hold a lively interest for the reader.