may memories / 02

 

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

2nd May, 1909 : Australian shop workers can now relax on Saturday afternoons. Many of them will no doubt be watching their beloved football. It has been announced that 20,000 people working in shops in Melbourne are to get half-holiday on Saturdays. It is certain that Sydney will follow. Some retailers introduced Friday night shopping in an effort to compensate for the loss of Saturday trade. Resort operators around Melbourne are preparing for brisker business…

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