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SECTARIANISM IN STATE SCHOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

SECTARIANISM I IN STATE SCHOOLS. These gentlemen are Reverends, who spook the babes and ladies, Aud kid they hold tlio blooming keys of Heaven and of Hades. , Hear what they preach, do what they teach, and do it bally well, 'Cos if you don't—'tis norrible—but you will go to Hell!

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
A COPPER CONFOUNDED. Constable Bertie Aitken Confused. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

A COPPER CONFOUNDED. Constable Bertie Aitken Confused. The taperncs? -with -which members of the • police force prasp an opportunity of showing "too much zeal" was illustrated in the City Court on Wednesday, ■crhcn Constable Bertie Aitken proceudtd against Jhiqos Dare**, a powerfully-built man of about 40 rears of age, on a charge of ra^rancy. Eridence jriren h- Aitken to the effect that the . accuscd man t»s a ioafe- and a conricted thief. Mr. Barnett, who defended, asked where accused had been convicted. Aitken said he thought in Sydney. Pressed as to the dates and times upon which he bad seen accuscd loafing about, Aitkea wa3 un able to say precisely. Accu3?d called, in bis defoncc, a man I named Alfred Hillyer, •who said be bad filled j every oflk'i> in tbo Wharf Laborers' Union. ! The emphatic manner in which ho pave bis j eridonce impressed the Court. During the j last few weeks be had been working on ; various boats with accuswi. Darcy bad come straight frcin work that mor...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
FLORRIE FLUSTERED. "TRIALS," TROUBLES, AND TRIBULATIONS OF A TART. WHO SHOOK JOCOSE JOHN'S "OLD JUG" AND SIXTEEN SHINERS? ALLEGEDLY LIGHT-FINGERED LASS LET LOOSE. "DOG WON'T BITE BITCH," QUOTES THE JUDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

FLORRIE FLUSTERED. "TRIALS," TROUBLES, AND j TRIBULATIONS OF A TART. . WHO SHOOK JOCOSE JOHN'S "OLD JUG" AND SIXTEEN SHINERS? ALLEGEDLY LIGHT-FINGERED LASS LET LOOSE. "DOG WON'T BITE BITCH," QUOTES THE JUDGE. (From "Truth's" Sydney Correspondent.) Florrlo Hughes, or, to uso her correct name, Mrs. 'Mnrden, has pone throuBli many "trials" of late. On June 25 of last stealing an "Old Jug" purse, containing £16, and a finger ring, from n man named John Nixon, nnd duly made her bow be fore the beak at the police. court. She was committed tor trial, and on August 27th of last year pleaded not guilty nnrt set up her defence nt Sessions before Judge Murray and a jury, The Jury found her guilty, but added a >trong n'com temptation she was under at the time. She was sentenced to twelve months' hard Inbor in the state Kei'ormatorv for "Women at t.nru; r»ay. but appeal.-.1 io the Full C.mrt. consisting of Justices t'ulhn. Pring. arid "lordon. and her Al'I'KAL WAS T'Plini.D. the conviction be...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
CHILD FEARFULLY SCALDED. When Hospital Treatment Failed Zam. Buk Completely Healed. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

CHILD FEARFULLY SCALDED. When Hospital Treatment Failed Zasn. Buk Completely Healed, "My lilt!-- boy, Willi'.'," r-rivs Mr-;, p. Morrison, m VS Wilson-sir* '-t. Iiedf'~in. S\dne.v, "was l'eartuily srald'-d thivu'^ti kettle of boiiii:wat« r falling or: of him. I had he*-*; bathim; the child Ji»-ar Hi'.- ilr«- and hud Ju.?: Kotie out to empty »h" water \\h(-t. I heard sen-ams. I msh«-d in and found that he hud pulled thv ketth over and fearfully scalded hU neeiL and buck. "Tho skin was dreadfully bliM.-r.'d and inflamed, and the poor child's atjony wan dreadful to witness. At the Prii.cc Alfred Hospital they lanrM th-- blisters and dressed the scalds with an o!l. Willie was bad fully six mc-nths, and :is ! didn't feel satisfied with the prosre?-:? h-- was making a', the Hospital I look him to a private doctor. Ilis ointment raused thu sores to brral: out into vhite blister.;. "After many other tr».atmej;'s had been tried withi-'Jt Micees* I haj>p'-f:vd t.« re ceive a sample of Zam-...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
GAPERS AT CLONTARF. THREE ROUGHS COLLAR A BOAT. And Drag Its Owner Into The Briny. EXCITING STRUGGLE IN THE HARBOR. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

GAPERS AT CLONTARF, {THREE HOUGHS COLLAR A BOAl yAnd Drag Its Owner Into The ^ Briny. I-.EXCITING STRUGGLE IN THE HARBOR. JCFrom "Truth's" Sydney Correspondent.) Siand writer on the , of Ciontarf Beach, unci four or roughs, for thy possession oZ the fur sner's boat, was tola at the Water Police Court on Wednesday. .Ml the parties at the time were decked out in the Jatest end their best, and the result .the lot tied in John Ferctvai Burns. 15. Patrick John Ferry, 21, and Benjamin Marshall, "S. were the bhoys who were charged with unlawfully assaulting Arthur Frederic* 3iutter on January 17. They were de fended by Mr. Mo<>re. Serjeant MeXally said he arrested the Bvorl; at .Balmaii). . Arthur Fn*deri>-k Rutt-r, an atJ»l»-ti« looking youi;;- man, *aid that he was ; partner in the :iv:u of ilutter and Barry professional shorthand writers. ol Temple Co::rt. Kli/.ab-th-str»*et. and livet at Randwleh. un January 17 he was with a frit-nd at the Spit. lie got a boat und rowe...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
ETHEL'S ERRING. Makes An Open Confession TO A POLICEMAN AND HIS PAL. AND IS TOUCHED FOR THIRTY THICK [?]UNS. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

ETHEL'S ERRING. Makes An Open Confession TO A POLICEMAN AND HIS PAL. | AND IS TOUCHED FOR THIRTY THICK tUNS. (From "Truth's" Sydri'-y Correspondent.) A massive woman in whit'.-, named Ethel Davis, giving her age us 2". arid living at 321 Crown-street, was before Mr. .Smlthers. k.M.. at the Central Police Court on Wednesday on u charge of sly grog selling. Mr. J. w. Abigail defended. Constable Thomas Clifford, a young probationer earning hi.-; spurs, said that on the previous Sunday night, having b«-cti given instructions, ho went with an- : ■ other man. wh.ise nam'- and address h-" didn't know, and didn't inquire, to No. 3l'l Crown-street. and kn< eked. Accus- d opened the door, and invited them inside, j ushering them ir.to the front bedroom. Once inside they seated themselves and asked for a drink, and in response Ethel • Vert communicative. Not knowing a policeman from a father ccnfvsstr, she told them that she sold beer, and had been doing so for four years past, but ...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
ROSES AND NOSES. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

ROSES AND NOSES. The "Age" is a very bad loser. \Vhei>»l, ttcT its otber grandmotherly pal, Mother# "Goot.n," starts on innovation that doe&n'tl coiUpw UUq & httlf'GnisUcd hcn-housy oa \sM windy night, the Protectionist political torC giversator cbewB the rag iu impotent, y.'tm manifest, wrath. The two grannies hatol cacb other so^e alright: but Mother "CiooM*"'! rauit be credited with being nous-ful enough I not to show it. Iler rival, oa tb^ other J band, usually begins -*s-ith a blue fit, theu * takes on epileptic seizure, and winds up by getting hysterically drunk. A.U these unties afford much entertainment to tbc public, tind althoucb neither of these "gTeat" dailies it loved by the majority of even iU own readers, two-thirds of the general publi? aro inclined to hold the "Cioosc's" bonnet and shawl while she dips in to win. For years, until comparatively recently, tbe "AgeV* daily interpretation of the old girl brought it into general contempt. Thon it start...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
THE FOLLY O[?] EARLY MARRIAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

THE FOLLY Or li vKLV MaKKIaGUS. \ Notwithstanding tho questionable adrico gratuitously tenuered the public by eccle siastics in iaior of youthful uurr.iiom,ex perience and observation in the court* teach^a that it is of all steps tl iooiikh for youths and girl* in their t rash into matrimony, especially when thc^ parties aro poor. And i^prudtnt «w. aro nearly alj contracted by the poor ; eauUous, the children of parents who burt>| not acted as parcnta should uct towa childrcu. A easo was mentioned a urban court tbf? other day where irftn of 19 years bad been mam years, "but," explained tho. solicitor, his wif? to scratch for herself ;• ago." .ind such casta, with such arc frequent euougb. In olden tit under 30 years of ape were acknowledged ( aa adult3; and though the world has pro gressed much faster liuce, there arc level-headed peoplo who will aay that youth^ und girls, undeveloped both mcutully physically, can know thoir own mind sufli-1 ciently to bo entrusted In taking tbw ...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
WHITES WON'T ABDICATE. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

WHITES WON T ABDICATE. It is now the United States that is be pinnm? to take a firm Land in conr.cctinu with tho menace of Aa'atic peaceful invasion. The Government of Arircna hav:t)£ taucd a decree directed against tho cntrunce of Chinawcu into Arizona. Mr. Wilton, the Sec rotary of the I\?der:i| Department of Labor, has mIyi*otl the Speaker (Mr. Champ Clarke) that thy Asiatic problem could be solved "if the ttamlard of ndmbs'on wcro raueil iti order to exclude aliens unable to paei the standard of physical fitness required tor ,tbo United States Army." He also con^ ptaim of "the considerable influx of Indians coming by way of the Philippines." Mr. Wilson approves, "it is understood," of su> tion boine taken on s:milar lines to tha action taken in Australia to deal vitb the influx of Asiatics. It ia certain that coun tries in TTuieh there Is still room for expan sion. countre* lik^ Amcrica and Australia, can only exclude Asiatic outsiders by definite action such ns has been take...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
MASHERS AND MUGS. BAG-SNATCHING BROUGHT UP TO DATE Trusting Tartlets Tell Tearful Tales. Handbags Disappear While Spooning With Strange Johnnies. A New Industry: The Modus Operandi. Giddy Girlies Gallivant in the Gardens—And Have to Walk Home. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

. MASHERS AND MUGS. BAG-SNATCHING BROUGHT UP TO DATE Trusting Tartlets Tell Tearful Tales. Handbags Disappear While Spooning With Strange Johnnies. A New Industry: The Alodus Operandi. Giddy Girlies Gallivant in the Gardens—And Have to Walk Home. Th»> city end of St. Ivilda-road on a Sunday night is 0110 of the sights of Australasia, with ita countlosd couples, trios, quartettes, etc., all out for "mash," cither mashing or longing to ho mashed. Krory nisht in tho week the sarno thing is to lx> aeon in a modi fied degree, but Sunday is tho nicht of nights. From early dusk canoodling oouplca muko their way down Alexan dni~avcnuo into tho Gardens, a few, com paratively very fcw, drop into tho Snou* don Gardens, whilo young mon in twos, throes, and fours, and girls and young women in similar group;, troop in tb^ir : hundreds dov.-n tli* western side of St. I Kilda-road and then promenade betwoen Victoria Barrack.* and City-road, until, soon after 8 p.m., that part is as crowd ed a...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
RACING REFORM. Big Man versus Little Man. (To the Editor of "Truth.") [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

RACING REFORM. Big Alan "versus Little Man. I (To tho Editor of "Truth.") S'r,—After all the talk niid fuss of ap pointing a third stipendiary steward to take J th* place of Mr. Sam Griffiths, it is to bo . hoped tkat racing in iho wetrojKtlis will j benefit by the new blood to be introduced. There is certainly plenty of room for im- j provement in this direction, and on our I point especially would I advijj tbe new executive to be careful, lost it be Biid, in | lime to come, tlm they alter all, mere j imitators of souio of th^so vvak-kned hon orary o3iciala who held office prior t<j the j stipendiary system H.it. coming into vogue. 1 refer to tbe difference that has invari ably been made ;n dealing w«lb the big mea I and tlie little men of tbe turf—the extreme . liberty thai is vilei; avowed otic section ns compared with the other. Lous? before the ; stipendiary system wm introduced on our ! Melbourne courFe*. it was a standing j"ke ■ anion? the iuiiiatcd, and quite a co...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
FAILURE OF STIPENDIARY STEWARDS. THE LOWEST EBB OF RACING REACHED. Racing Clubs Ask for New System—Equal Representation Required—State Control Wanted—Some Arguments Against the System—Tricks and Tricksters. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

FAILURE OF STIPENDIARY STEWARDS. THE LOWEST EBB OF RACINC BEACHED. Racing Clubs Ask for New System—Equal Representation Required—State Control Wanted—Some Arguments Against the System—Tricks and Tricksters. Tho publio is very much dissatisfied with the existing stipendiary system now hi vogue; &o are t .o members of the various clubs. Tho V.lt.C. havo bcon dubbed tho autocrats of racing in Vic toria. Why n popular sport should bo | Under an autocratic body requires some j explanation.. Tho clubs ar© waking up ^ to their responsibility. I^ast week, ro- ; prosentatiws of tho V.A.T.C., Williams- | town, Mooneo Valley, Montono, Aspon- J dale and Sandown Parks, and Epsom 1 Racing Clubs conferred with tho auto- : orata of the V.lt.C. in regard to tho j future standing of tlio stipendiary stew- j i\rds, who have now for over a year had j charge of horse-racing in Melbourne, j Tho game has rcachod tho lowest rung of the ladder. A ring of racing roots ; nnd rascals rulo tho roost, ri...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
TALKERS WHO DON'T. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

TALKERS WHO DON'T. Iw til the hiijh talk about the necessity for electoral reform—and the daily prtss ba« , been jabberiug on the subject like a youu£* st-rr learning a recitation—no oue hag corn#* forward, apparently, to point a way out of tbp present quacmire which the system r< prrs-juU. It is all very well to war far up , into the blue empyrean and cackle the , cowinonplacc that the system is rotten. ; We all know that; both St&to and Federal Aysfotiii couldn't be wor.»c. But either w>* i fcbould surest a i»?jr~dy or btow iho cack i Jin?. Th« very fact that there is such a dis* ! the Federal and Stato rulls vjfi;csu the d< | sirablenees of one roll only foj« both LujIsIr* tire Assembly and Federal Parliament pur poses. The Victorian Legislative Assembly 1 rolls nre misera.ble, attenuated splint com. pared to the Federal books, and even allow* I injj for the number of namc3 of dead 'un.* • on the latter, and the duplication®, and j other thiuga no...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

FITZROY RAGING CLUB. 3. WHEN, General Manager, ) FITZROY RAGES. FITZROY RACES. Fitzroy Racecourse. MONDAY NEXT, FEB. 9. First Event Starts at 2,30. TRANSIT— Cabs from City. Clifton Hill-Northeote Tram Serrice from Bourke-street. Ordinary Train lea?es Prince'i Bridge Station at 1.25; Special leave* at 1.43. Fare* —First return, 5d.; iccond return. 4d. Moonee valley racing CLUU. "WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1914. ENTRIES CLOSE 6p.ru. MONDAY, FEB. 9. HANDICAP 11URDLE ItACE, 100 ton. Two miles. Nom. lUs., accept. 1 sor. TWO-YEA US-OLD HANDICAP, 150 sots. Four furlongs. Nom. 10s., accept. 2 »ova. HIGH-WEIGHT HANDICAP, 150 sot#. Seven furlongs. Lowest handicap weight, 8st. Nom. 10s., acccpt. 2 tova. THE VALLEY HANDICAP, 150 ton. One milo and a quarter. Nom. 10s., accept. Z BOV3. WELTER PLATE AND PURSE, 150 tovi. A handicap dirided equally into two stakes. Six furlongs. Nom. 10s., accept. Mordlilloc, Mentone, and Caulfleld horses conrcyed free. Weights, February 18. Telephone S03fi. A. V. H1SK...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
Round the Ring NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

NEWS AND NOTES. Hughie ITehcgan has been, acting u spar ring partner to Nat William* during hi* pre parations just'concluded. Matt Wells's * first venture as a welter weight is down for ncit Saturday night at Sydney, his opponent being Johnny Sam Eddie McGoorty -will make bis second ap pearance in Australia on Saturday night at Sydney, meeting another hard-hitter in Pat Bradley. Will this result bo announced at the Melbourne Stadium before the end of the fight there? The way in which Mr. Lean has put his foot down on an intolerable nuisance at the I M.A.P. is greatly appreciated by all, the | yelping mob who previously bounced in as i seconds being replaced by men appointed by I the management. * * * I "Mr. Lean has a grant! bill to offer at the ; M.A.P. for Monday night. The star bout will be between "Kid" Lloyd and Sep Hchir, the others beine:—Paul £>aris t. Aif. Den nie, "Snowy" Forbes r. Bert Ellis, Mark Kyans t. Fred Nutt, Pat McAuley t. '"Gin ger" Buckley, and a try-out. "B...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

. ' STANDARD FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE CO. OF NEW ZEALAND Limited. Capital Authorised £1.000,000, Capital Paid Up and Reserves used in Kflstncsi ... £100,000. RISKS COVERED: FIRE and MABIXE, PERSONAL ACCIDENT EMPLOYER'S LIABILITY PLATE GLASS and ItURGLARY. Victorian Branch-^ <56 MARKET ST., MELBOURNE (One door from OiUtn-,Str*»f>. F. C. Collis, Manager, BAKER'S STADIUM DUDLEY STEEET, WEST MELBOURNE. Direction E. L. ("SNOWY") EAXEE. NEXT SATURDAY NIGHT, FEB. 7, at 8.30. GEEAT INTERNATIONAL LIGHTWEIGHT CONTEST, - - Nat Williams v. Herb McCoy (England). (Australia). Preliminary Contest at 8 o'clock sharp. Prices—£1 (Reserved Cbairs); 10s.: 5s. and 5s. Special Semce of West Melbourno Trams, also Motor 'Buses, Taxis, and Cabi from Comer Swanston and L;ttlo Bourke Streets, Direct to Ibo Stadium.

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
CAULFIELD. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

CAULFIELD. TUESDAY. >\eattK-r fin?, but dull. Tracks in excel- ' lent ord';r, and prass particularly fast. | On the sand, Gnorroc commenced proceed- j ings with five furlongs iu 1.7J. Sea Prince (McGrath) strode along from the rutlc and a half post, and ran Lome the concluding three-quarters of a raily in 1.18. J-'Atham, who ran seveu furlougs in 1.331 th^ previous morning, was cn the easy list. Dewberry had an eaBy task itilotU/d her, und Uquation went slowly. Anna Carlovua diil easy work. Golden Kock v.-us r.ot trying to make tirno over five furlongs in 1.12. Lynceua (A. DovJ covered the same course in 1.7. Kingsburgh und Lucky Kscap? woro usefullv engaged. Koruan occupied 1.11J for five furlongs. Westport ran a sound nine furlongs. Kutli lea (Cameron) was responsible for three quarters of a mile in 1.21, easily run. j 2£eritu* (olcGratb) strode aJong boa tbftI mile mi'l a half post, and rati home the coo* ! eluding mile and a furlong In 2.C£. Miss <lowfr was 5G over...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
"Let There be Light." ELABORATION OF A GENERAL ORDER. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

ELABORATION OF A GENERAL ORDER. The publication In detail, in last Issue of ''Truth," of the proceedings at a recent police inquisition, has caused a" commotion in the foorce. ' As there is more of the same variety of matter in this issue there will be more of the same variety of commotion. Authority will have to take the tip; there are no proceedings so secret that the radium rays of the searchlight of "Truth" will not discover therm "'Tie a shocking thing for that paper 'Troot' to be writm' about what's done in the foorce. It have no respict, aven, for the Sargint"—Private Mulraney. . * GENERAL ORDER! "Turn on the Light."—JOHN NORTON. The order decoded and elaborated:— "Let Uiore b* Light." .90 runs the general order; "No matter who. or what, shows in th<* blaze; First GET THE FACTS—don't cross the narrow border—^ Turn on a light to pierce the thickest haze. "Let there bo Light"—"Truth." light, far-reaching, searching— On all the acts and deeds of public men; Pick out e...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
Deplorable Electoral Dodgery. MAUDLIN MOUTHINGS IN MONGRELIA. Franchise Restriction Act—State Obstacle Race. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

Deplorable Electoral Dodgery, MHUDLIN M©UTHINGS IN MONGREfclflL I '4k N Franchise Restriction Act—State Obstacle Race.. '(From Brisbane "Truth.")' ^ 1 ' During the" ' past week, Brisbane's .bltra-Tory and anti-National journal, the • "Courier," was able to announce, with tnaudlin mouthings of a mongrelian feature, that the Fusion Fakirs, bossed by Crooked Joe, had appointed a be lated Commission to raak« further in quiries into the shameful charges of electoral corruption, which ostensibly keep the average* Tory wide awake o' hights, Tho Crook Government is be yond redemption. The insane' clamor kbont the way in which Torydom had Jieen cozened and cheated out.of this ieat, and that by cunning charlatans Wore politically crooked than Crtak liimself,-resulted in the appointment of >hr Commission by.Crook, soon after the ^concentrated figures of the 1913 ballots vVrcre available. At a cost of over £5000, Crook and .Go'jproved themselves and jfchcir press sponsors-i^nd crimps to be p...

Publication Title: Truth
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Melbourne ed., Australia (Vic)
THE KNIGHTLY "DAN." POOR O'CONNOR'S LAMENTED DEATH. Crocodile Tears of Paid Politicians. WHY DID THEY LET HIM DIE IN DESTITUTION, Although His "Payment of Members Act" Fed Them? FACTS CONCERNING THAT CHIVALROUS VETERAN OF THE DAYS OF ROBERTSON AND PARKES. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 February 1914

THE KNIGHTLY "DAN." POOR O'CONNOR'S LAMENT ED DEATH. Crocodile Tears of Paid Poli-' ticians. WHY DID THEY LET HIM DIE IN DESTITUTION, Although" His "Payment of Mem bers Act" Fed Them? FACTS CONCERNING THAT CHIVAL ROUS VETERAN OP THE DAYS OF ROBERTSON AND PARKES. (From "Truth's" Sydney Correspondent.) Amidst nil the lachrymose ppeechea j that have boon delivered nnent the, dentil, nmldgt circumstances of dire pov erty, of Mr. Daniel O'Connor, no politi cian seems to have publicly expressed regret that nothing was done to sootho the declining years of that relic of othor political days, days when individuality In politics counted for more than It does now, and when men of ability and force of character did many things for tha commonweal without hope of fee or ro , ward. We do not say that public men , should expend their energies for noth 1 Ing. we have no more right to batten on I Die nnpnld services of public men than I we have on those of working men. Gra dually, we ar<»...

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