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Saturday 25 October 1915 – Letter to the Editor concerning Evesham Mop

Category World War I: The Home Front
The Evesham Journal
Transcription of article

To the Editor of the “Journal & Advertiser”


I had hoped to see some abler pen than mine take up the matter of the Mop just held in our town. At the time when our dear country, our native land, is being bled to death by the present war, which we believe is being fought for truth and righteousness, as well as for our very lives and the right to live, to see hundreds of young able-bodied men spending their time and money on roundabouts, and our streets all day on Sunday filled with great, big, powerful traction engines, hauling not guns or munitions, but wooden horses, was a sight that would have delighted the German Emperor, but which was disgusting to AN ENGLISHMAN.