In the Herald: January 10, 1920

Restriction in America
The following Friday (January 16) was the date upon which the United States of America was to go constitutionally dry and restriction organisations throughout the world commemorated the occasion in numerous methods. The New South Wales Alliance set up a luncheon, commanded by the Rev R. B. S. Hammond, and the visitor of honour was Mr Edward J. Norton, American Consul. Numerous American people accepted invites to attend. State funeral service

of Sir Edmund Barton
The Herald reported thoroughly on the previous day’s State funeral service for Sir Edmund Barton, very first Prime Minister of the Commonwealth and Senior Citizen Judge of the Federal High Court. All classes and all organizations were represented at the outstanding ritualistic at St Andrew’s Cathedral. As the funeral followed the Cathedral to South Head, terrific crowds made manifest their regard for one who had actually played such a significant part in his nation’s history. Unsafe currency

In an address to the Printers
Overseers’Association Mr J. A. Burke, just recently returned from England and America, condemned the Australian currency note printing system as being easily open up to forgery beyond the possibility of detection. In Australia running notes on a common printing press from electrotype plates made it a really simple matter for any normal, inexperienced printer to mimic the currency, as had actually just recently held true with created ₤ 5 notes.

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