Foreign News: Libel?

On the day that the World War Armistice was signed, Nov, 11, 1918, gallant Canadian troops took Mons. Recently a Canadian journal, the Port Hope Guide, said scathingly of this action:

"There was much waste of human life during the War, enormous loss of lives which should not have taken place. But it is doubtful whether, in any case, there was a more deliberate and useless waste of human life than in the so-called capture of Mons. . . .

"It was the last day [of the War] and the last hour, and almost the last minute, when to glorify the Canadian Headquarters...

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