Embryo Cockatoo, The (The New Chum II)

DESCRIPTION: "I'm what you call a new chum, and you will understand, Through assisted immigration I'm here in Maoriland." He complains about the wages and conditions. But he will try to become a Cockey himself -- and then he'll do to his workers as was done to him
AUTHOR: "The Wanderer" (Mick Laracy?) (source: Bailey/Roth-NZ)
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (Temuka Leader, according to Bailey/Roth-NZ)
KEYWORDS: worker hardtimes New Zealand boss
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Bailey/Roth-NZ, p. 135, "The Embryo Cockatoo" (1 text)
GarlandFaces-NZ, p. 156, "The Embryo Cockatoo/The New Chum" (1 excerpt)

File: BaRo135

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