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SMH Column 8: Drummond’s pledge

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Tuesday 3 January 1950, The Sydney Morning Herald


A READER sends a clipping of Mr. D. H. Drummond’s pre-election ad. in the Walcha newspaper, in which the candidate was made to say he would free us of “the deadly fetters of civilisation.”

Mr. Drummond was elected. With the seasonal excesses fresh in mind, one hopes the new M.P. will get busy on that pledge.


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October 5, 2010 at 7:00 pm

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