New Chum in the Country

DESCRIPTION: "I'm a new chum in the country, from Somerset I came." Soon after arriving in Australia, he runs out of money -- but finds various dodges to survive. He often has to shut down before the police catch him. At last he opens a lodging-house without success
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: immigration hardtimes trick police money
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
AndersonStory, pp. 166-168, "New Chum in the Country" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: AnSt166

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