Menace to sobriety: When Salvationists fought Skeletons


In response to the “soup, soap, salvation” slogan, Skeleton banners read “beef, beer and bacca”. Makeshift uniforms were cobbled together by the Skeletons, and the Salvation bands were drowned out by a cacophony of whistles, horns and drums wielded by Skeletons, who sang their own songs, often with obscene or threatening lyrics.



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