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exercises were executed with lightning-like rapidity and precision.
It may be mentioned here that the Japanese Army, although ranking with any in the world, is run on most economical lines ; the frugality of the officers' and men's living renders this possible, and a state of high efficiency is nevertheless maintained.
The following is a scale of pay given to officers and soldiers in the Japanese Army :
General . 7,500 yen1 per annum
Lieutenant-General . 6,000 11 A
Major-General . 5,700 A 11
Colonel 3,600 11 H
Lieutenant-Colonel . 2,700 11 II
Major h9SO ii A
Captain i,3SO 11 A
Lieutenant 900 A II
2nd Lieutenant. 630 II A
Warrant Officer 36 66 yen per month
Sergeant-Major . 18 A A
Colour-Sergeant . 12 11 11
Sergeant . a 9 A A
Corporal . a 3 A A
st Private . 2*8 it A
2nd Private . . 2 A 11
After lunch I went to a concert at the Ueno
1 I yen equals about Rs. i/8/o.1 I yen equals about Rs. i/8/o.