The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 4, Issue 10 (February 1, 1930)
The night was dark and the hour late as a solitary wayfarer passed along the deserted street. Was it deserted, though? No!—three slinking figures emerged from the shadows, marked their prey, and then attacked him.
Three to one is powerful odds, but the wayfarer held his own. One by one his assailants landed with a thud on the ground, battered and bruised, their clothing torn.
A policeman hurried up and surveyed the wreckage.
“Fine work!” he said, addressing the hero, who was calmly lighting a cigarette. “Ju-jitsu?”
“No,” answered the other. “Railway porter.”
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