VETERANS: Time to Start Giving

The Veterans Administration read the letter and got the shock of its life. For the past three years, a disabled World War II veteran wrote, he had been getting $100 a month for on-the-job training as a butcher, and $12 to $15 a month in disability payments. "Now," he said, "I feel like the Government has done enough for me, especially with so many fellows coming back from Korea all shot up. There are enough of us sucking the country dry, and it's time . . . we started giving." Enclosed were two...

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