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ON ROTO ROA ISLAND, [Deis United Dress Association.] AUCKLAND. Otoher 31. TH- .Sal vat ion Army officials in charge r.i Roto Roa island, to which habitual inebriate-* are commit tor by the Court, have been much concerned -by the amount of drunkenness there. All attempts to 1 race tb« source. of the. liquor failed until a. defective was engaged to watch tho movements at the. home. He found that many of them were keenly inU-reeted in gardening, and took an unusual interest in the. cultivation of parsnips, fiom which it transpired Dial v.-itn- of considerable s'length v. as brine- manufactured by a etmv'.o process. It- proved such powerful stuff that these who drank it- almost, immediately beca.rn-3 hopelessly in!oxica-ted. Needless t,-> say, the new industry was promptly suppressed. and R-.'-to Boa has resumed its lenntation tor di-vm-se.

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PARSNIP WINE, Issue 15638, 31 October 1914

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PARSNIP WINE Issue 15638, 31 October 1914

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