Developments
1939-1949


Timeline

Biographies

Newspaper Articles

Letters to the Editor

War Vet

Canadian Taxes

Have Faith

A Patriotic Appeal

Wants Appeal Made

Calling All Patriots

What Are We Thinking Of?

According to Conviction

Honest Beliefs
Songs and Poems

Cartoons

Burry Speeches

Confederation Debates

Statistics

Outline Map


War Vet

Editor Independent,
Angel Building
Dear Mr. Editor,

I was badly shot up in the war of 1914-1918. Three sons of mine fought in the last war. One did not return. I voted for Self-Government on June 3rd. because I believed that was the only way to get the best possible for our people, either through Confederation or by increased trade with the United States of America.

Now the Confederate included me with those it calls traitors to our King. Don't you think it's about time Smallwood and Bradley were made to pipe down a bit?

Yours truly,
WAR VET.

Grand Falls, July 1, 1948.

Editors Note. Yes, War Vet, we do think it is about time. Don't worry they will both have their "egos" badly shot up by ballots on July 22nd.



From "War Vet," The Independent, 15 July 1948, p. 2.

Copyright Disclaimer:
As always, the Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web Site Project has made every reasonable effort to determine and locate the copyright owners of the material on this page. Despite our efforts, at the time of posting we were unsuccessful in finding the copyright owner. If you have any additional information regarding the copyright of this material, please e–mail us at comments@heritage.nf.ca.



Partnered Project Heritage Web Site Project
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Site Map Search Home Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web Site Project Site Map Search Home Glossary Top of Page