PENSIONS FOR DISABLED SOLDIERS.
io tji:: Kirno:;. Sir.--" Father of Tiwi Boys for iho Front ' evidently rushed info prim without giving my letter proncr* consideration. To carefully reatl again my letter would, i n doubt, in this case, bo £oiid advice, because it would reveal m him the fact that nothin" was .stated there that, was not absolute tact. Does yonr rorrespondeni const dor it British fair piny to misconstruo and misquote passages from my letter;-' That it duty of the Guverument to provide adequate pensions for the men disabled in this war m> one ean deny, 'l’liat 1 stiied that the young men of this country would net enlist because me Ju.-me authorities would not give fuller information as to the progress of the war is. to say the least of it, a base misquotation Irom my letter. But until they yet that in formation they will not lie aid-' to realise how nearly it is a death struggle for the Empire. When they do realise that there will he no lack of recruits. The result of ihe fall of Antwerp acted on the men in England like a spur to a lory horse, and «.• read that thousands Jineked to the recruiting cilices all over the country, If had news acted on them in such a manner is it not reasonable to suppose that the result would he the same in New Zealand, instead of being told every day in the cables Unit the Allies were sm ending and gaining ground, we should be told can, at least, of the truth.vm,. Unit U:had ret rented from Theih ami i .-merry and other places. This did not appear in rite cables, but is very plain to anyone who make a study of the mail, —I am, etc., SrnnnriLV November !d
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PENSIONS FOR DISABLED SOLDIERS., Evening Star, Issue 15646, 10 November 1914