National Affairs: Peacetime Patriotism

Determined, dauntless, unrelenting is the march of the American Legion and other veterans' organizations toward greater and greater Government aid and relief for ex-soldiery. Fortnight ago at Alexandria, Va., National Commander Ralph T. O'Neil outlined the Legion's immediate legislative demands on the next Congress: equality of compensation for veterans of all wars, pensions for widows ($20 per month) and orphans ($6 per month) of World War veterans. Last week at Concord, N. H., Paul Wolman, national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, announced his organization's...

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