February 9th 2002

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Articles from this issue:

Cover Story: Water - Australia's most urgent priority

Canberra Observed: Simon Crean faces a horrible year ahead

South Australia: Close contest looms in SA Election

A tale of two legacies

Straws in the Wind: Old crooks and new / Paying the piper

East Timor: Opposition warns of Fretilin power grab

MEDIA: ABC TV 'Media Watch' - Who polices the police?

Letters: Public servants defended

Letters: Population: asset or disaster?

Letters: Harris Scarfe retailing business

DEVELOPMENT: Privatisation and the national debt: what is to be done?

Comment: Terrorism, refugees and the the populist resurgence

The new Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh and The Colonel

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Letters: Harris Scarfe retailing business

by Josephine Landsberg

News Weekly, February 9, 2002


Just a correction to Bill Hayden’s article on the Labor "Splits".

Page 13, par 2 speaks of "Harold Scarf’s retailing empire". The correct name is Harris Scarfe Ltd, one of the oldest Adelaide retail businesses which is presently doing its best to stay afloat.

Its history is fascinating - its early (or earlier) days were wonderful, with the most loyal of staff.

Josephine Landsberg,
Normanville, SA

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