South Australia - Social Matters
- Children and Youths
- Dancing and Other Sins
- Domestic Servants
- Early Closing
- Marriage and Divorce
- Old Age Pensions, etc
- Village Settlements
- Card "Sharping"
- Horse Racing
- State Lotteries
Temperance and Allied Matters
- Alcoholism and Drunkenness
- Local Options
- Sunday Drinking
- Teetotalism and Prohibition
- Treatment of Inebriates
Men"Disproportion of the Sexes" is in the South Australian,
16 September 1845, page 3b.
"Public Men and Morality" is in the Register,
13 October 1897, page 4f.
"Show-Window Men - and Others" is in the Register,
6 November 1909, page 12d:
Too many deceased men have been declared figuratively to have worn the white flower of a blameless life who as a matter of prosaic fact never appeared without the poppy-bloom of hypocrisy.
The practice of "foxing" is commented upon in the Advertiser,
31 January 1910, page 6e:
[It] has for its object the levying of blackmail. The task the "foxers' set themselves is to watch loving couples until they approach secluded spots, and then suddenly intrude themselves and threaten a charge of misconduct unless the informer's silence is purchased.
I believe [foxers] have their worth, and the disgraceful immorality taking place in our parks... would be intensified but for the interruption "foxers' cause...
2 February 1910, page 12g; also see
3 and 9 February 1910, pages 12g and 7g.)
"Men and Manners" is in the Register,
21 January 1911, page 12c:
If some public-minded citizen would form an "Anti-Scandal Club" he would supply a long-felt want and assist materially to remove a distinct blot on the manners of the day.
(Also see Register, 20 June 1914, page 7g.)
"Modern Man's Modern Manners" is in the Register,
18 July 1914, page 14b:
It is true that for her new game of liberty woman is paying a price which she does not like. She wants to kill the goose and still enjoy the benefits which come with the golden eggs.
"Men and Manners - The Business Girl's Point of View" is in the Register,
22 October 1924, page 10h.
"Clothes and the Man" is in the Register,
4, 7 and 9 December 1926, pages 8g-13a, 10d-e and 15d.