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PRIME MINISTER IN PREMIERSHIP FOOTBALL TEAM 28 YEARS AGO

MR. J. A. LYONS AS FOOTBALLER. Not many persons will remember that 28 years ago Mr. J. A. Lyons, then a school teacher, and now Primo Minister of Australia, was a member of a school premiership football team-the Teachers'College Football Club, premiers in 1907 of the Hobart Suburban Associa »C; T.,.'-?. ° w,as fol:mBd. from th" fi rBt entrants to the Training College. Tho photograph is of the team of 1907, as follows:-Back row (I. to r.) : Messrs. & Y" Wh.Ith,?m ln.°Yi headmaster Sassafras school), R. Swainston (headmaster Lilydale), W. T. Miller (headmaster Burnie), R. Hobbes (in commercial life), A. F. Dalziel (headmaster Mole Creek), A. W. Howard (Lindisfarne). Second row: Messrs. A. L. Meston (headmaster Launceston High School). G. J. McLeod (headmaster Scottsdale H¡gh School), J. A. Lyons (Prime Minister of Australia), T. Bennetts (the stage), H. G. Harris (Education Depart- ment, New South Wales), L. Shimmins (commercial pursuits), - Johnston (commercial pursuits), Professor G. L. Wood (Economics, University of Melbourne), P. Hughes (Inspector of Schools). Sitting: Messrs. C. Dazeley (headmaster Westbury), A. G. Cole (headmaster New Norfolk), J. A. M0h,P"J°1 ii'ÎS Principal Teachers* College), B. Gaul (headmaster Franklin), E. Hanlon (headmaster Sisters' Creek). Front row: Messrs. G. Gibson (killed at Gallipoli), A. Shtmmtna (State Treasury), L. Orchard (Commonwealth Bank »taff), A. Day.

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