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Punsby: " Has your husband stopped drinking, Mrs Flannigan?" Mrs Planni pan: " I think he has, sor. He's been dead two wakes?" Punsby: " Ab, then, he's taken to smoking." The average number of persons in the gaols and lock-ups in the colony is about a thousand; and it costs over L 30,000 a year to keep up the establishments which contain them.

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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 7981, 9 August 1889

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Evening Star Evening Star, Issue 7981, 9 August 1889

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