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pg.4 in Sir Walter Allen - letters from George 'Gubby' Allen, 1932-33, 1936-371932-33, 1936-37

by Allen, Walter, Sir

I will tell you a bit about that when I hear the details. I am going to stay at Langi Willi with Mrs Blackwood & Jean Russell for the Ballarat match. Freddie Brown is coming too so we may go tomorrow night instead of with all the team on Friday. I feel I want to get away for a bit and also it would be a great opportunity to go over a big station.
I went down to a place called Victor Harbour on Saturday night after the cricket & stayed with a friend of Joyce indecipherableVerney's (nee V-Smith) for the week-end and had great fun. It was very cold and I enjoyed it but Sorrento & Moombara are much nicer.
I don't think there is any more news. Plum & I have some people to dinner tonight.
Later I need not give you the wording of the B of Control's protest as you will have seen it in every paper. I think they have been very stupid to send it especially without trying having tried to come to some arrangement with Plum, Jardine, Palairet & Woodfull here first. The side, I understand, are considering sending a cable to the M.C.C. committee but if there is anything very definite or out of order Wyatt & I are going to refuse to sign it. (They are such of collection of half-wits that I