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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington N.Z. Vol. 5, No. 3 May 28, 1942

St. George

St. George

"I am taking nothing back. 'The Dominion' will give you my final word on the subject," declared Mr. Hislop. "If you want to know anything more, read Sir Keith Murdoch in The Times of 31st December, 1941."

"Salient" resolved to try another tack.

"The Guards are jolly good fellows," said Mr. Hislop, in reply to a suggestion that men of the 2nd Echelon had been unfavourably impressed by class distinction in the British Army and in London.

"The better class of people In Britain, the upper class, do not look down on Colonials. They gave our troops, both in the last war and in this, a better time than they had in New Zealand." He added that this applies to civilians also. Mr. Hislop feels that there are ties of sentiment between Britain and New Zealand. England's interest is not solely that of a creditor nation.