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"VERY MUCH TO THE POINT."

TO THE KDIIOII. Sir.—Reading in Thursday evening's editi-iii a letter under the above heading, I as one of the young " fwolmen" referred to would like U, reply to ""flic Armchair General." who seemingly has more money than sense (judging by his clever advertisement), and who signs himself under tho nom do plume " Too Old .Myself." 'No doubt, ho is like a. goad many'more of the correspondents who have written latelv to the Press in the same strain—viz., fond of airing their opinions. Most of them point out it's a glorious thing to fight for one's country, and this being Iheir chief inducement to the young men of Otago to volun tw for tho front As the only part of tho country I and thousands 'more are ever likely to possess is about 6ft x 2ft, ] have come to the conclusion it's just as well to occupy it here as in some foreign land one has no desiro to visit. If "Too Old Myself" had oomo in contact, with the same number of cripples that T have scon in the Old Country (homes of tho Bo?r War), who have to beg at street j corners to oke out a miserable existence, | perhaps he would then understand whv i there's so few wilb'ng to risk ever coming j back again to receive tho " thanks" of a. "very grateful" o.nintry.—l am, etc., \ One Who Has Been Taught to Think '■ for Himself. j December 12 |

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"VERY MUCH TO THE POINT.", Issue 15675, 14 December 1914

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"VERY MUCH TO THE POINT." Issue 15675, 14 December 1914

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