Tuesday, 08/07/30.


So John Bailey's firearms and armed to the teeth remark appears in the Melbourne press today and irate letters to the Editor pour in, and according to the same press the expedition should be underway tomorrow in a six wheeled Thornycroft truck, two more members of the expedition will leave on Monday next and Coote with the plane will leave on Thursday next

Lasseter signs for fifty quid travelling expenses from Fred Blakeley today, now that's a lot of money, near ten weeks advance at his current retainer. 

Terry and mates arrive Alice Springs this afternoon, almost an express run from Quorn compared to Januarys flood interrupted journey. start immediate preparations on the truck, supplies purchased.