AUSTRALIA: To Mother, with Thanks

Two of her gusty Dominion daughters gave Mother Britain a wonderful surprise last week. Australia's Labor Parliament approved an outright gift of 25,000,000 Australian pounds ($80,250,000) to the United Kingdom. Next day small sister New Zealand announced a gift of 12,500,000 New Zealand pounds.* Both girls felt they ought to help Mother in her financial pinch; and besides, they owed a lot to her for help in the war.

* Canada, richest of the Dominions, had contributed outright a whopping $2,862,000,000 in war supplies.

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