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'For the Benefit of Sailors' Kids' single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1908... 1908 'For the Benefit of Sailors' Kids'
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A party of men from a ship who are sheltering from bad weather near Cape Tribulation set off on a hunting trip up an unnamed river. They discover the remains of two murdered men who appear to be those of two prospectors known to have been robbing and killing Chinese prospectors. The men collect a large amount of gold from the campsite, but have difficulty deciding what to do with it.

Affiliation Notes

  • Associated with the AustLit subset Australian Literary Responses to 'Asia' as the work contains references to Chinese gold prospectors.

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