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Salient: An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 12, No. 3, April 6th, 1949.

And Peace

And Peace

Best wishes for the meeting were expressed by Mr. Mitchell, of the Waterside Workers' Union, who reminded us that though our efforts to improve the working conditions of students and young workers were worthwhile, they would be negated by another war. Our efforts must therefore be linked with a drive towards a lasting peace.

Mr. Jim Milburn, of VUCSA. emphasised the above points in his remarks on conscription. He told us that the drive for peace-time conscription, led by the action committee of the RSA. was based on the false premise that if you wanted peace you prepared for war—if you want lilies you plant pansy seeds.

Miss Betty Arya then said a few-words on the World Federation of Democratic Youth, under whose auspices this meeting, in conjunction with hundreds of other meetings throughout the world, was being held. Youth must get together and press for a new deal, and WFDY does just this.

The meeting then discussed and passed the following resolution:—