AUSTRALIA: Best Day's Work

The hair of premier James Henry Scullin has turned almost pure white this past year, so crushing were his burdens while the State of New South Wales weltered in a series of defaults which the Dominion Treasury had to make good (TIME. April 6, et seq.). Last week young, buoyant Australia kicked Mr. Scullin, who now seems "old" at 55, into the discard. Triumphantly placed in power by a general election which gave his supporters 51 seats out of the Australian Parliament's 75 was "The Honest Man from Tasmania," Joseph Aloysius Lyons.


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