and the Speaker of the House, who wears
the official wig and gown of the English
government system, along with the two
Clerks of the House. It was all very
Then this week we moved to Havelock
louse, which is another government Hostel,
£for one week, as the Kurrojong hadto be
ivacated for members of Parliament when they
came back to Canberra this week. We are
;moving tomorrow into a private house for
three weeks, where I will cook and keep
house and where our expenses are much less,
and then we will*go on to Brisbane.
>ertcut at top
The girls have started school and
•£ are very happy in their experience. Liane
J ~is the exception. She can't start until
I February due to the strenuous examinations
which are being given from now until the
"^ "5 end of this school year in November. She
j , is going to be tutored in Latin and Algebra
S^ when we get to Brisbane so she will be up
-* ■*» with her age level in these two subjects
?i when she starts. The other girls, after
4?two days of examinations were found superior
"T*to the Australian students of their grade
^ in Reading, Literature, good in spelling
3„and history and inferior in mathematics.
l_Linnea was terrified of school the first
T week and now loves It and has been put in
, IA. The girls have taken their responsibi-
i?} lity of being ambassadors, not of our family^
**} J but of American children, very seriously
I 0 and Lincoln and. I are amazed at how they
* ^ are measuring up. We love Canberra and
the Australian people. They're amazing.
We are delighted with your quarters.
— AimLo e.
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