It was while Jack Rivers was at Warloy that he came in contact with Padre Woods, of the 13th A.L.H.
On this particular day Jack, well sozzled, was staggering along homewards, when he encountered the Padre, who, horrified at the spectacle, immediately began an-oration on the perils of drink, which, he concluded with the following sentence, "Water is the best, my lad, water is the best.”
Rivers calmly regarded his would-be mentor with a stony stare. "Yesh, shir," he replied, "but who the ‘ell (hic) am I that I (hic) shoush 'ave the besht? Beer (hic) will alwaysh do me."