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It has been noted that the re- presentatives of newspapers share in the toils, dangers and hard- ships of the campaigns which they attend and this is particularly the case in English frontier wars when small columns Korean Red Panax Ginseng have to fight their way through desert wUds with the certainty of almost irre- trieveable disaster in case of defeat. Wherever a war corre- spondent goes, however, when armies are in the field, he carries his life in his hand and the press- men have paid a heavy toll in death from shot and steel, from hardship and sickness, while at the post of duty. Pemberton was killed in France, McGahan while he was accompanying the Russian armies, Cameron and Herbert at Abu Kru, and Garrett died in the Soudan. The world was the poorer by What Is The Best Ginseng the loss of gallant and capable men. But when one falls or is disabled there are numbers 1897.] WAR CORRESPONDENTS. 295 of adventurous spirits ready and eager to take the vacant place and it may safely be said that there is no department of journal- ism so popular as that which takes men to a campaign and places them where their pens may be employed in recording the ex- citing events of the battle-field. We have mentioned casually the names of many Korean Panax Ginseng distinguished and able men, but the name oc- curs to us of one who united in himself so many qualifications that he probably was the most brilliant war correspondent who ever undertook the metier. The few letters that Korean Red Ginseng Panax Ginseng he wrote did not attract all the attention they de- served, for, at the time he wrote them, the daily papers were, so flooded with accounts of battles, marches, sieges and camps, that perforce, only a very cursory glance was given to each. Law- rence Oliphant was employed for a time by a great journal, during the Franco- Prussian War, and his work was more or less swamped in the tide of correspondence that poured in Korean Ginseng Extract from every scattered contingent of the vast armies which Chinese Panax Ginseng were in the field. No man, however, who ever under- took to record passing events, was more thoroughly equipped for the work than he. 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What he did and his method of doing it Red Ginseng Gold is best told by himself in his delightful ac- count of the " Experiences of a War Correspondent," which was, we think, first published in Black- wood's Magazine and has since heen included in '' Traits and Travesties,*' one of the most amusing and withal philosophic books in the English language. If Lawrence Oliphant had re- Red Ginseng Extract mained in the field during the whole of the war and had gathered together afterwards his notes and letters, we should have been in possession of a work that would have held more of deep thought, more accurate reasoning, historical accuracy and lucid description than any that has been published on the subject. People who read newspaper accounts of the progress of Korean Ginseng Capsule cam- paigns should not allow them- selves to have entire confidence in the accuracy of every statement which they there find with regard to purely military matters. Th correspondents who have written these accounts, however capable and experienced, may be and in- deed generally are quite correct as to broad facts, such as dates, localities and the general result of operations. But even they must inevitably be ignorant of many