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Dr. Burgmann's Visit ALTHOUGH there may be some people who do not approve of the attitude adopted towards the Soviet by the Bishop of Goulburn (Dr. E. H. I Burgnmann), some of his thoughts will no doubt meet with the approval of all His speeches in Melbourne have leen listened to by many people. He says that the danger is so tragic that we need the help of everybody, and by spreading our sympathies to the' utmost we are doing the greatest possible service, both to the British' Empire and to the Soviet. This line of action was being followed more and more in New South Wales, al though he admits that it was left to the Left Wing to initiate the move wment. "Wlhatever happened in the past in Russi~," he said, "the job of the Christian Church was to be gene-1 rous to all people and to stretch out the hand of. friendship to people in need."" Dr. Burgmann is the only other man. beside the Russian member of the A.I.F., who has been allowed to sign the flag to be sent to Moscow. Following his address to the Aus tralian Soviet Friendship League, the Victorian secretary of the League (Mr. E. A. Laurie) said'that the Soviet hald no representation in Australia, whereas every other Pacific power had a Minister representing them. The Commonwealth Government now suggested that there should be a re presentative of consular rank, but this was lower than a Minister. This compared very unfavorably with the attitude adopted by the British Prime Minister (Mr. Churchill) in the opinion of: Mr Laurie. New Zealand Loan & Mercantile Agency Co. Ltd. report:-: The selection was a;good one, being drawn mainly fPom the Riverina and Murrumbidgee districts of New South Wales and the Northern and Western districts of Victoria. Proceeds become due on October 3.