TRAMWAYS HONOUR ROLL.
Unveiled by the Premier.
The Premier (Mr. Lawson) unveiled yesterday the board at the offices of the Melbourne and Metropolitan Tramway Board erected in honour of 518 tramway men who enlisted, 71 of whom fell on ser- vice abroad, and 18 of whom received awards for conspicuous gallantry.
The board is of artistic design in black- wood, and is erected on the main stair way to the administrative offices. It was designed by Mr. H. B. Herbert
In the presence of members of the board and officers of the administrative staff, Mr. Lawson unveiled the memorial. The record of their services, he said, showed that tram waymen, who spent their lives in giving public service, had done valiantly in ren- dering the greatest of all services on foreign fields. The memorial would stand for all time to remind us that only by living up to the ideals for which these brave men died could we achieve the fruits of the vic- tory they had won. Germany had lost the war, but stood to win the subsequent eco- nomic conflict if we by our indifference and neglect, and our division into sects and factions, failed to remain steadfast to those ideals of courage, loyalty, and