Foreign News: Naked Threat

Australia

Last week a stern-faced delegation of unemployed women let it be known that unless the Hon. H. E. Sizer, Minister for Labor and Industry in Queensland, consented to meet them and discuss a definite program of unemployment relief they would take off all their clothes and parade through the main streets of Brisbane, naked.

This was viewed as an impending calamity. Special orders were flashed to police stations to "take every precaution." State police officers in despair replied that so many women were unemployed that not all the police could keep all...

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