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Tuesday, 6 December 1938

Mr PRICE (BOOTHBY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA) - This morning I received a letter from the Secretary to (lie Adelaide Chamber of Commerce in which the following passage occurs -

Iti the. past, when tha mail-boats' schedules were not so rigidly adhered to as they are to-day, it used to he the practice to hoist a flag on the Geneva! Post Office to show that the English mail-boat had passed a certain point. This acted as an advice to business houses thai a mail would shortly be in, and was of obvious advantage. Lately a certain amount of inconvenience has been caused by the irregular arrival times of air mail from England and overseas -

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