The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 7, Issue 8 (February 1, 1933)
No Slump in Food
No Slump in Food.
Two young men attended a village church tea, for which the tickets were sixpence each. The profits were to go towards providing comforts for the aged poor of the village.
Brown, after accounting for eight sandwiches, three plates of bread and butter, five jam tarts, and four buns, was passing his cup for the fifth time when he turned to his companion, who was also doing well, and said:—“You know, Bert, I think everyone should encourage things of this sort—it's for such a good cause.”