THE WHITE FEATHER
STUPID ACT OF CRUELTY.
A white feather was recently pushed through the letter box at the lodgings at Harrogate of Robert Greaves, whose death was the subject of an inquest. His landlady -said that he had taken this action very much to heart. He had talked of nothing but the war lately, and could not eat orsleep. A doctor said the man was not fit for the Army, and would never have been passed. The Coroner (Mr J. R. ."\Yoodj said [heaves- had a nervous, sensitive disposition. The white feather action was a :ruel, wicked thing to do, and should ause lifelong ivgret to the stupid person •sponsible. H-e" hoped it was" dona by a fhild knowing no better; if by a man, he tad better joi.i the Army a« the best reparation.
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THE WHITE FEATHER, Evening Star, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915
THE WHITE FEATHER Evening Star, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915
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