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CHIEF CLERK WESTLIHK. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

CHIEF. CLERK WESTLIHK. In Couiicfl Halls of old Frahran You'll find ci'-ur M»»U-r YkVutlink; He is tho bo?s of al! th« ciork* So pretty and sj rrr.s-.-pink. Ho knows the ropc«, ves f-vory oao. And jjires tbo "faihers" wrinUJaa In hovr to stop th<* flow of pah, And squcich iho pftriwinkh—.

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
SAYING "NO THANKS" TO A PEERAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

SAYING 4 'NO THANKS" TO A PEERAGE. ; Lord Denwan's successor in the Governor ! Generalship of our Commonwealth, Konald ■■ Munro - Ferguson. pieferred to be ; G.C.M.G.'ed. ami content with the handle I o: "Sir," rather tiiau accept a peerage. Ac ! credited as a Commoner with a "generally i useful" political record up to dai*, it may be- th.it his Kicellency-ek-ct hope* to resume his career of Parliamentary usefulness alter , he has served his term as tie Crown's ligure ; head in the Australia*, and is desirous of I avoiding translation lroui iho activity of the 1 Commons to that Geld of Fos«ildota, the j Lords. Sir Ronald, however, has already ' made a couple of concessions to the snoL-, I ocracy of thU country by including one Lord ! and a youthful My Lady in the entourage • which he is bringing' out. J( costs "a few j bob" to accept a. peerage, tut it would uot I he on the score of economy that Munro Ferguson declined one, for he is in receipt of a fat rent-roll from his several es...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
DIVORCE DEMENTIA. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

DIVORCE DEMENTIA. When will Australia wake up and transfer ' to the Federal (Jovc-mm-nt those f,cwi-r» ' cow held by the State which should u exercised by the CoumiouwouUbr Tjc 1'ederaJ Constitution ghvg the Commun- • wealth Parliament power to mak<* iaws wi,b . respect lo divorce and matrimonial cuus-s. iiut Australia continu-.-s to follow tbp bad American practice of bavins a Suparale divorce law for <?acfa Stat-" The I'uiud states has become the lau^hiu^-sto.k of civilised Kurop.j respecting the ease auJ variability with which dissolutions of ihv umrriage tie may be secured in uny o: the Yankee Slates. Bui our matrimonial c-n I dirion herv is ulmcs'. equally as inane and I incongruous as thai prevailing in th^ Land 'of Knot L'ntiers. 'J he State*. app-r»-ntly, | hold oa to the eoatroi ui d'.wjn:.- law jrid l divorce administration in u he ! znauger spirit, just as they oppose ror simi lar'reason the consolidation or' the State 1 debts, though each State Trea...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
A BRACE OF MUNCHAUSENS. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

A BRACE OF MUNCHAUSENS. Whcll lb- 1-st LJ-iil l.vrJvil ] thc-'fiif* stii-ke Lid as v iic^r- ih-- iwj nai.* them i\re-birds", ci modern um^s-Or. • Loot, oi North Pole i.oioi.riv, ur.-j Mi. Louis <J* Rotigetiiom. 'la- JacWI. who wW.s tu it thai h^ «iia cluiiti ii^lil to th.- p. lr , ' .vll J l.v.s ail t h;? dlSLTfdit UC-or-ird , claim lit- liit Joor 01' "Ury • fiv.l. ' Peary"). had jusi.-as l.e I-.-n vistti by oabU* ;hai iMr-ijd-d I .• io-on>'n his rase. CooL's li- lur. s m l.oiuli-.n • wore. howi-vn, vry pcorU a-.t-mi.-d. P..m Setnoui* latest ar.»oyu<..«m.»::t is that b«- is abuu: to lead a n.-w Antur-tic txp>dui..n. and he promises i<> inu!;>- a >;.ut:mrin duiinj th-* coursi- of th-- next ;o\v months that wilt, h- det-lan-5. "swiM a w-ve oi thtoushout the civilised \v.»rl'J." IVihaps the old skue has perfected a ccherm- wher-•• by WYdJell- s-a!?. or JCrnp.-ror penyi-ins. • may b-> utilised for transportation ptrprisis. His doings wi...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
GREASING THE FAT PIG. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

GREASING THE FAT PIG. Another instance of gr.?a«ing th-- fat pi? ; has come to baud from the I'osi master General's Department, in which, it is said by people who should kuow, ibcrc arc mon? ! SN'copbuij-.s than iu all the utbn GoT-tnuiM.t , iJepjrttUfiits .•OfDbirifii. A ht^k vrbotai iu i the Kiectrica! U ranch of the I'usi Oriic-. j slai:ou«d iu KJi»*.iLetu*Hti'*<'i, bus bud tbv : luck to be ivlvlrd by the (Jovt-rnui'iii to • visit C*Britaiu aud the Cotititi^ij; on . oik- ot ihu^'- mythical qll'-ts which :i: nothing Lu: expeii;** to th- cour»:ij. Tlii- ' bitfh-sulari'.-d individual i, saiJ i* jmii* in snatch ot id. as :md th.-vojimy i- iu b-ai oil the t ipCti&c ot' tbis hcbrl. bi'111. lUu" . not satisfied with tak'ntr tbi* t at* pay n > n;oiirv, through th* Cctiiruo! wealth Tit-a suiv, to puv i-jf what is r.-ally holiday trip", this nmcb-tav i S-llt«.*d \Q 5i'.tn.' lit li s •- 'PIlvU- :Side*t lifli'» . M-tiiiinj; rott<:d tU- h.ti fo: v\,m• ibati.&a...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
LABOR BUREAU JOGGLING. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

LABOR BUREAU JOGGLING. lit^. it Li- wtttM le-n -»id. i.nii - to anJ. iiidf-J. uii hug i< vit^h isuit ttj75ti:y';n?ly ,.onv. Ib;< «prci-- l^^-riieiuaiii t« ii% , m.queiitly jArhuj.* tbm cviiU'vlIi:^ Labor Uureau ti\h i> oi't^a •ritk,'<--u k*xii. of iiicar a.itv wWjieft't ill-/ . ri-i • partuutuiW iti ; lh»- bu. f uu trots i tuil*. <1 ill this oflit"" i.ti lh-Ai v.;i- In-lit^ ..jj #n> s=r.\.- tV" Vine"' of in ut the Liu I b'-:-u '_'iv.-ii ticlc(-:s and to tbf? rai'way g.-tid* Le as Jabojvrs. On i/ii--'.- i»>k«-:s {. when as ii:artv in? n a-; Kir- J'cr tl;«* ha'f-iuy r.t-r. put ,.,a m rotation uv l ti -mb< i -i *V!o Tht i:u-!i «;ot their on Kii'Uv. ulI on Saturday put in fjur hour-.' K\.rk. The laa; lin-1 oji th.> tid/i i^u-.i l.y i»,e bm^u. notifying licit th- • niplo.v..- ha-J stajtfvl work, would th».*n I • filled in :md i. tirn«-d a? proof that the tallv clerk c callm- numlr-n in tbr 700"s. and i . hlr b.nr.v-n SO a...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
DUNTROON DANDIES. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

DUNTKOON DANDIES. Somo tiiue ago we had to deal with the ci.izrn army. Things in the Tagging" lino improved with repaid to Duntroon College after we had dealt with the manor; but "the racing"' of new urrirals at the college now takes place, despite the attention thai was uevoted to it in these columns when it Inst occurred, about a year ugo. It is.time thai. the Department ot Defence locked into this matter . 'I here will be no encuuiny-. went to partnls who desire lo fin* a uiiiiiji> training if. a : youiiir tops wiio haw nothing to i thorn but the tact of their pare grabbed much money, by hook or by eiovh. ui^ allowed to make the lives of yuuny t misirv bceause the nuhers of the<e v men may rut have raked in quit*- so i shvkeU a? the :atli- i> of «u-- "rayyerv" u.* no; de*ii•• to hav.- tbw'<ort of thiiiK in Au>:rai;u- : and it »'uould not b>' permitted. • hir evTie-ipoudpiii .ou ihai snobbery is tampan; at that co!lr>>*; ur.d .thai otiioets ...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
V.R.C. VIRTUE. DISQUALIFICATION OF BRAWLING JOCKEYS. Cleaning Out Side Drains and Leaving Main Sewer Foul. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

V.R.C. VIRTUE. DISQUALIFICATION OF BRAWLING JOCKEYS. Cleaning Out Side Drains and Leaving Main Sewer Foul. Tour ijockoyH wore last •week disquali fied by tho V.ll.C. for hnving partici pated in what tlio committfee designated :( "discreditable affair." Their con duct was not related to racing, but ,tho partios woro mixed up in a drunken brawl, tho consequencea of which were criminal and only averted by the pny j mont by the lads concerned of a very substantial sum to tho pcr3on ag I grieved. The factd are that a few I weeks ago four jockey", riaui«jtl Gregory I Jtoas, George Harrison, Oeorgo Frcdoriek | Lambort, and Frank Clarke, drovo up | in a. motor car to tho London Tavern, I Hawthorn-road, Caulfield, after having ; como from y.hero a ra-;e meeting bad j boon linld. j TIIKY WERE ALL MKiiUr. i having visited every public-houso along tlio road, and ripo for jni.iebief. On arrival at thf London Tnverri' three of ilifuj got out o*' t h »♦ j cur and made for tli^ door of th«» ' hotel...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
MARRIED MAN ACCUSED OF A VILE OFFENCE. PECULIAR PROCEEDINGS IN ROYAL PARK PADDOCKS. "You Dirty Dog," Remarked Bailiff "You Des[?]rve to Have the Stuff[?]ing Punched Out of You." The "Dirty Dog," However, Proves Too Good for His Villfier, Whom He Bents at Fisticuffs, and Also in the Court. A Father of Twins. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

MARRIED MAN ACCUSED OF A VILE OFFENCE. PECULIAR PROCEEDINGS IN ROYAL PARK PADDOCKS. "You Dirty Dogr," Remarked Bailiff 41 You Desurvo to Havo the Stuff ing Punched Out of You." The "Dirty Dog," However, Proves Too Good for His Villfier, Whom He Bents at Fisticuffs, and Also In the Court. A Father of Twins. yw iiii'ji nrrv bettor known about tb» northern. yAfv of Melbourne than C baric* Meaker, the Crown Land* Hailif! in charge «f tho HoynJ Park paddocks. IIo is what known m a r.ea!ou* efiher, with u penchant for yoliufl work, and tb!s has led linn into troublo at var'ous times with pu.lror.» of the park. Like all bui!i5«. whether Crown Loud or of tho 'bum" variety, he ha« an exagger ated idea of bin own imparlance ami risfhU. On Vriduv, tho ]5tli hwU. Mentor made | tho i«}f.taK« of Wetting Cyril Din«n>orA Cart I whom )n> accused of a serious oflcnce, und roceifed tha | IWTTtKll OF A ILJDIN'O | from the indignant man in ^consequence. I Ho crind fr.r assistance, and n jjallant- ...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
COLAN BOTHERED. His Young Missus and Her Ma-in-Law at Loggerheads. Order Made for Maintenance. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

BO LAN BOTHERED. ! ' His Young Missus and Her Ma-in-Law I at Loggerheads. I Order Mado for Maintenance. A youiu-, ^.rlissh-IookiuK woman named Bertha Bo',an orocc^dcd against hfr busbaud, William Bolau, at ihe Foot&Cray Polico Court on Monday /or haTinc Jeff her with lut means of support. Mr, Soeomb appoar ?! for tha pl.iintiff. Thti v.*ife tit ted tint for the last three wc^-V.4 s>he had not rece red n penny from her husband.. She -iio means of support, and she h«»<l two ch'laren to keep. Their su*ps wore 11 months- and itwo yearg reppec lively. # |V Bolan declared that he had LEFT HIS WIFE on account ;of her extravagant habits, and he h»4 uono to reside with U'b mother at Sommorv'ile-rcad. Varr-vKle. The two child ren wero wilh h'rii. ami be mid hiB mother for the keep of hinisclf and his offspring. He earned £2.0*. per week. He was pre pared to 'find ft hon'p for h'n wife if sh-» would live H lit a mother'* place. Farther l>Kin that, be could do nothing a...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
MR. ARTHUR GRIFFITH. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

mr. arthuh Griffith; -' t ,Th<? Minister for Public. "Works, says:— i "The 'red plague' Js undoubtedly „a, dis agreeable ar.d dangerous subject for any Oovetnment to tackl>.\ but it $9. isueh more dangerous to leave It to carry on its deadly work, ruining thousands of our people. 1 am not one of thosft who hold that be'.^uae n thing 1* disagreeable it ! uiust be lelt alone: If the av.-ful effects I of ihv disease wt-re borne only by per- ; sod.k who contracted it under guilty con- ! dition<? it would be still bad enough,-but i the fact tiiat thousands of Innocent. peo- • pie, especially women and children, have! their lives ruined, and even the lives of j their children's children mined by the effects, direct and Indirect. or«this awful' .-course, places ii. to-my mind. ■ in the! same category as the 'white piairuc': and ! no -matter what diiliculUes stand in the j v.uy of its eradication. it must be attacked .and extirpated. I for one am quite will- ' lng t...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
THE QUAKERS' PRAYER. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

THE QUAKERS' PRAYER. Quaker Chorus: Oh, Joseph, v?e pray thee, spare our children! WMlo j thoy are tho victims of compulsory drill our consciences aro outraged. 'Tis a grievous sin to bear arms. Spare us or we shall be like Eachaol creeping I for her children, and shall not be contorted "because they art; not. Joseph: Feign -would I help you, but I dare not, because my party are J "Warriors -who don't -want to fight themselves, but are unanimous that tlie j children should be trained to fight for them. Amen!

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
APPY ARCADIA. A VILLAGE OF VICIOUSNESS. TO WHICH SYDNEY GIRLS ARE LURES. The Local Sanitary Inspector Takes Action. To "Clean Up" the Dens of Dirt and Disease. A PLAGUE-SPOT AND MORAL CESSPOOL DEALT WITH AT LAST—THE FATAL TERMINATION OF DISEASES GERMINATEDIN CHINATOWN—SHOULD THE WHITH AUSTRALIA POLICY BE MODIFIED? [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

TO WHICH SYDNEY GIRLS ARE LORES. The Local Sanitary Inspector Takes Action To ''Clean Up" the Dens of Birt ant! Bisease. A PLAGUE-SPOT AND MORAL CESSPOOL DEALT WITH AT LAST—THE FATAL TERMINATION OF DISEASES C-ERMINATED IN CHINATOWN—SHOULD THE WHITE AUSTRALIA FOLICY BE MODIFIED? ■■ (Prom' Sydney "Truth," March 1C.J f 1 A correspondent sends ns a copy cf the | report mads by tbe Sanitary Inspector a*. /Temora on the condition of what is known. | locally, as Chinatown. This pluce we have, i we believe, dealt with before, some years ago. H is, evidently. a most, disgraceful nest of dirt and disease, as is shown by ibe following .pass-Ago .in the Sanitary Inspector's report:— • Although a nnmbor cf tbe buildings are new unoccupied, they &re n harbor for . undesirables of all classes, and, apart trom. the. fact that a numiwr of persons have I '..been removed from them suffering with' infectious diseases— I I.V SOIdi; CASES FATAL— | . they constitute a alum area of tbe worst ] poss...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
POLICE. MUDDLED METHODS. DETECTIVES AND UNIFORMMEN. RO[?]BING PETER AND NOT PAYING PAUL. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

muddled methods. DETECTIVES AND tTNlFOEM MEN. ROBBING PETER AND NOT PAYING PAUL. (From Sydney "Truth," March IS.) The practice of transferring nfficuM or the Criminal Investigation Depart ment to the uniform branch of the police service when promotion fulls due, is now urctty general not alone In New South Wales, but pretty wo]] throughout fie length 'and breadth of Australia, It is only natural that the dotertivcs cct> corned view the ."natter vrlth the utmost approval, for every police-ofTiccr dearly loves "the braid," and, besides, there ic always, carrot-like, "the lace" dangling ahead. Tbe system, all the same, IS A BAD osii. for the detective due for prctr.otion L*, in nearly every case, a rr.ort cllicieat of ficer. and his booM forward to a sub-in spectorship, while it decs rot by any means strengthen the uniform branch of the service, materially weakens tbe rank* of the Criminal Investigation Depart Oases in point are those of Sub-Inspec tors West, Fullerton, and Banner.....

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

A Sent io Any Address IT e u TO ALL SUFFERERS. Chapter work, well Illustrated, DR. H. W. COOPER, Etc., AUSTRALIA'S leading SPECIALIST. a do not ;v;:ss this chance. ADVICE Is FREE ! Write To-tiflv If you cannot call nors'"i;ii *¥• »"i! ChTnii a i! e>, p e r t o p i n . Q-EEAT CUBES. Tro •*:«:nc4a adopted supply v- ry v'.ul v>v>^T ur.J Mr-n;:'.:.. Vital Weakness. Early De eay, Z\"c»rre. Slciii jtutl *31ootl r»ir.ase, Blndtlrr. Liver or lvijury Affcction'ij Gout, b:i£o. Cittiirrh. Constipation. uii;i, aurl kindred disorders. and scientific treatment that can be is offered yo:i. ORG-MC WEAKNESS.' VARICOSE VEIN'S |.7, LOSS OF VIGOR. ,':r RUPTURE *r.J a jrcit U'oi:im In vitalit IF YOU ARE DESPONDENT r itr.i'i:;ty. Kre::ui!i-n>. 1.1Mb or s'.v-f.*.y F*.rt. Li Ji ME|15S~is||gSe1S DO NOT DELAY LONGER. SEEK DR. COOPER'S REVITALISING TREATMENT. I: i '.r.-; \ y < .-.st.i )-a :h.^ c • : 7--.1 fy.i ;.0i:r «vLth u'.l r;.t ?,sj v.tli ? u o.m.1: .1. curi-Jul, at t ■. un- - • v/...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
COBBLER CAUSES COMMOTION. AT THE KIAORA COFFEE PALACE. Accused Acquitted. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

COBBLER CAUSES COMMOTION. AT THE KIAORA COFFEE PALACE. Accused Acquitted. Tbt> • v iirii t- u; ici, udjoiuii:- Hi.- I i:>: >: I'. .-t O'W- -j-- lb-, 3-«^ideuce of Dr. I'* U- C- i, WiV. known as the Kmora lh <kM« at. i:tij!Ij:i• v.i . Wilxian* < >. • borne, :i b.-<>; oj-.-iut r, .u-t-i X) y-.ir*. j* riln^'C'l 10 hav • piav'l up io an™ an exu-iii i hut hr ::rt «i -c: -r.- SU f. \l. (. li it. an-! .1. Mr.\!aUo:i; -U.!'.. at til'' '<■'■>! I <"i .Moii'ia.. c'j.u u'.-.l with a pnh.i■■ riar Osbur/ie ilerlajrri limt ij" Oon-ialili. I!n-b Ktvr.oWs r^-ink-re 1 e„. ' ihiicv to the o!li-ct that wls^ii visited Ih" •!obfi.'ioii--11i ouiT'.-f palace th-v previ : oil- dav, h«: tov!: Osuonw: into ru.-todv at ih<- iii^ti^.itiuii 1.1 ili-rb'-ri lmnnn, ih»* pro (j;j« :r-' .U ihat time \viun-.-s a^erUiiijud liri' (KliM'i!.' had 1 akrii Ui-lin'it iuniuil t r.it did that ij sbo! Iif1, hi- wi:-. and hi- family iud L-n resid...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
WIND AND WOWSE AND WINE AND WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

WIND AND WOWSE AND WlilE AND WOMEN. One of the most aignificant things aboat the average wino shop is that whllo the saloon icsclf ifi usually about the size of a row stall, with one counter and one set of shelves, there are nearly always at least two, more often three or four, "barmaids" ou the premises. Nominally it may be said that these beauteous painted fairies, with double chests and other anatomical arti ficialities, arc bannaid&, but actually they are—vreJl, they arc simply attractive ladies to a ceriaiu class of unsophisticated flats. To the nit'st casuaJ ob&crver of queer, un- ! bidden things tuft Melbourne wine shop has , k-ug beeu a conundrum. What inestimable I seivice doe* it render the eommunky that [ we should buuip up ayuiust it every 100 1 jards or &o ui ccrta.n streets? What public j inconvenience. would arise if it ceased to • iistr What, jn fuel, is ibf* excuse for its b'.ini^ at ali? To f.be good, honest wine drinker it manifestly has uo...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
SECRET OF SUCCESSFUL LYING. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

SECRET OF SUCCESSFUL LYING. In Tiew c»f the fact Hint both canlankrr ous elemenU in the House of Misrepresents* tives aro agreed on out' thing, that " solution of one or both Federal Houses is to b-j inflicted on the weary taxpayer this year, ii may safely be assumed that tho'hext few months will witness more brazen lying on the part ot" tho opposing politicians than Ananias und Sapphiru could jointly perpe trate in a doubfo lifetime. Already the reputation of the biblical pair of truth denyers i* being challenged by members who are stumping the country in Tiew of the appeal to the people, and by tlio time the free and enlightened doctor has the '"faclR" j of -both sideg rammed down his receptive • gullet he'll tranl the digestive orpnin of n : moose to survive. No one can deny that a j really artistic liar arrests atttentiou. It* ; nothing else, he affords an admirable es- : amplo of what he mipht- have attained if nature had rut hitn out for tilling tho truth. W<i have ...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
RAILWAY ROOKERY. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

RAILWAY ROOKERY. If ft cian is in the "boob," or lost in a sewer, he ha* always got the eonsolaticu that. tliinc* could be more uncomfortable he mi^ht bo in a crowded, epiioouless, socond-ciass railway "smoker." The last mcQtiuued. occurrence i» a cifclanaity if the smoker is a dog compartment acd you are going beyond the suburbs. And as such tor turing happen.njs occur daily ou at least four train* that leave the city for big dis tances, th«-y are worth a word ber-> aud now. So far as the doij bores ar^ concerned, thi-y sooin to be an inevitable concomitant of the shiniug intcUisMwe ot tbo railway beads; and as years of ridicule, tbroats, and blas phemy have failed to shunt thorn on to the scrap heap, yre can only look hopefully for* ward to railway coliifcions of ibe future to splinter them up. A trip to Mornington in one of the.-e bouzcrs on a Se.T-tempcratur-.' day, with a companionship of fire smoker?, two chewcrs, seven cigarette suckers, and two fat females, is just the gl...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
THE JOHN MURRAY NIGHTMARE. REVOLTING ALLEGATIONS CONTINUE RIFE. Pernicious Practices Persistently Prevalent. Bullying Bounders Bash Boys. More Effective Control Needed; Or Abandonment of Scheme. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 21 March 1914

THE JOHN MURRAY | NIGHTMARE. j EEVOI/nNG ALLEGATIONS CONTINUE RITE. Porniciouu Practices Persistently Prevalent. Bullying Boundors Bash Boys. More Effectivo Control Needed; Or Abandonment of Schome. Uepularlr every year when the estimates nr<; going through Parliament. a trrtat lot of gas is let loose regard'-ti^ tiio training ship John Murray and its copt to tlio Staje. Th.it is al\V3j.s the strin" harped on, though occasionally a holder spirit tb^»n the rest, tells somcth ng of the real grievances and the real scandal connected with the ship. In .Inly. 1911, *omo shocking disclosures v.ere niado in (hr» Uouso. "Truth" hav.ng pitted tiie matter in r.uch a light th^t ii could not. ho njjiorcd. and one nieinher declared, "If these complaint* aro borne out w« must se» lb*1 last of the John Murray." Th<ve com plaints were borne out as far as they p°> sihly could be withoui- confrss'om from the actual calprius, but still the rotten old tub is there -und apparent...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
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