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MAWSON EXPEDITION.

PUBLICATION OF THE STORY.

LONDON CONTRACT CANCELLED

(Per Press Association—Copyright.)

(Received March 6, 9.35 a.m.)

MELBOURNE, March 6

Dr. Mawsori, speaking at a welcome/ said the expedition had brought backij several tons Yf rock and mineral specimens, 300 or 400 bird-skins, and a number of mammals and seals. He had observed indications of: a large area of coal. At present" he could not estimate the commercial .value of /tho new lands, but/they may have much value, and it was only right that Australia should have/it, as! Australian arid British expeditions had accomplished pi-actically all the work done, there.

/He. stated that he had exclusive 'arrangements; with /London '4papers/ie^ ga.rding the• main.narratave-;pf/,the/ex-pedition. He, iimyever, had supplied certain news to Australian papers, and, as, a result, his whole contract with the London/papers ihad/been, cancelled; H/'

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MAWSON EXPEDITION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8811, 6 March 1914

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MAWSON EXPEDITION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8811, 6 March 1914

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