Against Opening Door to Aliens

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Against Opening Door to Aliens - Against Opening Door to Aliens nil Dear Sir; I...
Against Opening Door to Aliens nil Dear Sir; I have read your editorials for years, and most of them have been the reasoning of an intelligent mind, so I cannot understand your attitude in this matter. We certainly haven't had any very hot weather this spring. In the condition that this country is in at the present time, we can't afford to support the population we already have, so why make matters worse by encouraging more people to come here It"s a fine spirit to want to help home-leu and destitute but after all, that old saying. "Charity begins at home' aoolies to us. In DeKalb 202 young people graduated from high schooL The majority of them need emDlovment and are not going to get it, so why bring people into the county to lessen their chances. The cause of the migration of Europeans from Europe is a po litical issue. One political ma chine dominated over the other and the consequences have been disastrous for one of them, but until we prove that we can handle our own political affairs Intel- liaenUv. the proper thing lor us to do is to stay in our own back vard. lock the gate, and take care of our own troubles, which are elentv. Let Europe take care of their own destitute. They are not con cerned about our problems. Eng land alone has millions of acres of virgin, fertile soil which could provide for thousands of emi rranta. The trouble with this particular class of Immigrants is, they have never been tillers of the soil. They have depended on outwitting the other fellow to gam weir enas, . Wi already have eleven or twelve million people out of work, but still you encourage the idea of letting more in to Join that huge number. The reason for the decline In the school attendance is, that the working people who are the back bone of the country, realize that is I

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  1. The Daily Chronicle,
  2. 20 Jun 1939, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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