FROM THE TRENCHES
The only thing he asks her to send him is two boxes of Keating’s insect powder. There’s a hint, an unpleasant one, I admit, but none the less useful, for those who are anxious for the comfort of the men who are doing the drudgery of the war. – Yours &c.
THOS. B. BLACK.
2, Cecil Street, December 6th, 1914.
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["Keating's Powder Kills with Ease, Bugs & Beetles, Moths & Fleas." Although the ad doesn't specifically mention lice, I imagine that that was the problem that the soldier writing from the trenches had. ]