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COMPULSORY MILITARY I

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COMPULSORY MILITARY I To the Editor. TRAINING. I Bir,Y our contributor, Mr Townroe, invites criticism of this letter in yours of 6th illlst. F'rom the point of view of a working man and a ratepayer, I should like him to answer these few questions of onie who has a dislike to militarism as something unhuman and costly. And in my opinion the question for enlightened humanity should be how to curtail, rather than spread, this abnoxious feeling. (1) In what proportion will the- worker be called upon to contribute to the up- keep? and what does Mr Townroe mean by saying that equal burdens hurt no one ? J The fact that the great majority are over- burdened does not make the load of the individual less. (2) Having no more land than I can stand on, no real or fixed property, there- fore nothing to defend, why should I be called upon to fight in defence of that which is not mine? (3) In the event of Terrorism or Ter- ritolrialism. which is thei same, to me, what use would he made of the regular army, and navy; are they all going to retire 1 or are they to be used as business agents abroad ? (4) What authority has Mr Townroe for stating that employers can he forced to take men on again when they return from training, and whait, is to become of those that fill the vacancies while our noble Tom Browns are developing, chests 1 "Tom Brown" and "Adolph Simon" are two distinct persons, with very different ideals, and are not to be compared in this connection, for the case of Tom Brown is that he keeps a dog and is going to do all the barking himself. He is in some respects like the boar in that fable of Mr Townroe's text, but with this difference he has neither tusks nor axes to grind, and has only his skin to' defend. Yours, etc., SIMPLE SIMON.

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. TARIFF REFORM.'

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