Tory Albert Burleigh had finally had it. From his home outside London he sent the Sydney (Australia) Daily Telegraph the following classified ad:
"For Sale, English family of five persons.
"Whole family is fed up with the Welfare State and denial of initiative and independence; unwilling to be nursed, undernourished, directed, controlled, clothed, rationed, employed and finally buried by authorities.
"Elder son at present with Anglo-Iranian Oil Co., not included in sale, is waiting for nationalization's benefits to the Persians to deprive him of his livelihood, when he would undoubtedly be willing to transfer his long sea experience to the defense of Australia."