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Issue Details: First known date: 1887... 1887 On Safety Valves
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The writer states there is 'none of the poetry of life' in northern Australian towns, that the dishonest often rise to, and abuse, positions of power, and that such towns offer little to those who seek 'refinement and cheerful social intercourse'. Thus, he states, it is no wonder that they turn to alcohol as a safety valve.

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    y separately published work icon The Cairns Post 17 March 1887 Z1808580 1887 newspaper issue 1887 pg. 4
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