1 NOVEMBER 1930, Page 3

He exclaimed that if Great Britain. and America refused to

lend New South Wales more money, there would be enough money in the State itself to pay for his policy. If there was to be retrenchment by restricting or abolishing offices he would abolish the State Governor and the Legislative Council. It must be said in justice to Mr. Lang that he has never joined in the demand for repudiation. He always says that he will find the money and honour the debts of his State. The trouble seems to be that he is a quite incurable optimist. It would, of course, be impossible to find in New South Wales the many millions necessary for managing life on his dreamlike scale. More borrowing of any sort will lead to heavier debts, and the end can be predicted with precision.

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