Too Much for Jill single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1936 1936
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A young typist must forego a camping holiday with her friends at Southport to go to spend Christmas with her aunt and uncle. She buys a lottery ticket to give them but they despise money spent on frivolous things and so she dares not present it to them. She spends a lonely unhappy time at their home. Towards the end of her visit she discovers that her lottery ticket has won and she takes it to give to her Aunt but finds her Aunt checking her own tickets. Jill throws the ticket at her Aunt calling her a hypocrite.

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  • Appears in:
    y The Queenslander 24 December 1936 Z1694050 1936 newspaper issue 1936 pg. 8, 48
    Note: Appears in 'A Christmas Story'.
Last amended 25 Jan 2012 14:17:42
Subjects:
  • Southport, Southport area, Gold Coast, Queensland,
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  • Brisbane, Queensland,
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