NEWFOUNDLAND: Dole Trouble

Tough, unemployed Newfoundlanders, whose fathers and grandfathers fought out their private political squabbles in the streets with six-foot sealing guns and belaying pins, have long disliked living on the meagre dole rations handed out weekly by their Government. Six years ago they showed their dislike by beating up former Prime Minister Sir Richard Squires when he refused to increase the dole, finally drove him from office. Last week the 42,734-square-mile island, which sprawls across the upper half of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, again broke into the news with dole trouble....

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