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"General Booth looks for new worlds to conquer" (General William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army), by David Wilson, Nomad's Weekly, 1912

Nomad's Weekly was a satirical magazine published in Belfast between 1899 and 1914. It was edited, and mostly written, by Alfred S. Moore, aka "Nomad". It satirised politicians, churchmen, trade union officials, councillors and businessmen. It pressed for social reform, for example shorter hours for shop assistants, and at the height of its popularity it claimed a readership of 40,000. Cartoonists who contributed included A. Greer, Matt Sandford, David Wilson and John Campbell.


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