Not disheartened [letter from Norman L. Beurle, 23 October 1920]

[Editor: This letter from Norman L. Beurle was published in The Argus (Melbourne), 23 October 1920. The Rev. Beurle was a campaigner in the temperance movement; this letter was written regarding the “local option” referenda held in Victoria on 21 October 1920.] Not disheartened. To the Editor of the Argus. Sir, — I write with […]

The Teetotaler [6 May 1923]

[Editor: A humorous anecdote. Published in The Sunday Times, 6 May 1923.] The Teetotaler She loved her medicine By Adohr. Some years ago mum was “run down,” so obtained the services of a household worker who had been recommended as a particularly reliable young woman. Mum asked her one day to bring a braised rabbit […]