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Issue Details: First known date: 1938... vol. 74 no. 868 1 July 1938 of The Australian Journal est. 1865 The Australian Journal
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  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed. Other material in this issue includes:

    • The first instalment of Six Golden Angels by US author, Max Brand;
    • The final instalment of Rosabelle Shaw - Her Love Story by Scottish author, D.E. Stevenson;
    • You Belong to Me by UK author, Vivien Bretherton;
    • Afternoon Performance by US author, Mary Hastings Bradley;
    • Send for Doc. Daniels! : Mr. Atterbee's Toupee by NZ author, Walter Smyth;
    • The Accident by NZ author, Raymond Parsons;
    • Everything was Perfect by US author, Jane Oliver (Helen Christina Easson Evans Rees).
  • Also includes the first instalment of In for a Penny by US author, Sophie Kerr. The by-line states: First instalment of a New Australian Novel. This story has an Australian setting though it is unknown if this is the same as the original. This title first appeared in the US in 1931 and serially in Red book magazine under the title of Overdue.


* Contents derived from the 1938 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The House of Forgotten Laughter, Harriette Gordon , E. Shaw (illustrator), single work short story (p. 866-871)
A Lovely Party, Arthur W. Upfield , single work short story (p. 872-876, 879)
Note: Illustrated by Adrian Watts
Mademoiselle from Armentiers, E.T. Ford , single work short story humour (p. 888-891)
Note: Illustrated by Adrian Watts
Dear Little Idiot, Estella Martin , single work short story romance (p. 892-895)
Money Takes Wings, Rex Grayson , single work short story crime (p. 904-919)
Note: Illustrated by Adrian Watts
The Crime Wave at Kuspidore, J.B. Warren , 'Pecheur' (illustrator), single work short story humour (p. 920-925)
Two Men and a Boat, Alan Hill , single work short story adventure (p. 964-968)
In Passing, single work column (p. 970)
A Flying Start, 'Ladye Jane' , single work prose humour (p. 982-989)
The Letters of Bill, 'Bill' , single work column children's humour (p. 999)

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