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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 14, Issue 4 (July 1, 1939)



In a certain mining town there was a competition to see who could eat the most. One man won easily. In a short time he ate a pound of sausages, three pies, about a yard of suet pudding, and a large fruit tart. He was loudly feted and, of course, was acclaimed winner, and received the prize. Just as he was going, he turned and said:

“I say, you chaps. Don't let my missus know about this or I shan't get no dinner to-night?”

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