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 +====== PlayGround ======
 ===== Another Slice Of "​Personality Pie" ===== ===== Another Slice Of "​Personality Pie" =====
-It has been whispered that our 
  
-old friend, Laurie Drake, is coming+|It has been whispered that our\\ old friend, Laurie Drake, is coming\\ back to his "​hob-nails and sleeping-bag"​.\\ \\ Bill Johnston is another who is\\ breezing round again. At the Sports\\ Carnival he was competing on crutches\\ with one foot in plaster, but he\\ recently visited the Club Rooms looking\\ like himself again.\\ \\ Did you hear about the return from\\ Johnnie Wood's birthday party? It\\ sounds like an epic. One very new\\ member succeeded in extricating himself\\ from the Blue labyrinth by using his\\ compass as learned at the Club's first\\ Field Day held recently. Good man,\\ Ralph! Three old members also\\ slipped out and caught the train,\\ but the other twentyfive!|More news from the Sports Carnival!\\ In the Firewood Throw for Men Arnold\\ Barrett came second, being beaten by his\\ pupil, Harold Rolfe. The Firewood Throw\\ for Women was won by Mrs. Barrett ("​Roxy"​).\\ This sounds like married bliss, but\\ they are both still with us, and are joint\\ Room Stewards for August....\\ \\ From Brisbane comes news that Les.\\ Douglas has announced his engagement to\\ Miss Lorna Mackay, who lives next door to\\ The Rootses. Extra special congratulations\\ to Doug. for Phil reports that she is "a\\ particularly nice girl". Phil adds -\\ "​incidentally,​ please note all Bushwalker\\ eligible batchelors! We have two very\\ nice eligible ladies residing next door,\\ 'only on the other side'​."​ Now, now,\\ Phil! We really don't want to swell\\ the "​Legion of The Lost" unduly, and\\ we have some very nice little ladies\\ right in our own Club Rooms.| 
 +|  The good news has filtered through of\\ the happy marriage of Eve Eason to Noel\\ Turnbull on Saturday 27th August last.\\ The club takes this opportunity of wishing\\ them all the best for the future. ​ ||
  
-back to his "​hob-nails and sleeping-bag"​.+===== Federation News =====
  
-Bill Johnston is another who is breezing round again. At the Sports Carnival he was competing on crutches with one foot in plaster, but he recently visited the Club Rooms looking like himself again. +__Land ​at Tra.__ (??Or Era? First letter unclearsee http://sbw.ozultimate.com/​1938/​193809.pdf#17 )) Promises of support for the proposed resumption were received at the Annual Meeting held on 22nd July from three outside bodies, also a letter from the Parks & Playgrounds Movement giving the results to date of their efforts in the matter. These were not too hopeful.
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-Did you hear about the return from Johnnie Wood's birthday party? It sounds like an epic. One very new member succeeded in extricating himself from the Blue labyrinth by using his compass as learned ​at the Club's first Field Day held recentlyGood man, +
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-More news from the Sports Carnival: In the Firewood Throw for Man Arnold Barrett came second, being boatvn by his pupil, Harold Rolfe. The Firewood Throw for Women was won by Mrsaarrett("​Roxy"​). This sounds like married blissIbut they are both still with us, and are joint Room Stewards for August +
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-From Brisbane comes news that Les. Douglas has announced his engagezent to Miss Lorna Mackay, who lives next door to The Rootses. Extra special congratulations to Doug. for Phil reports that she is "a particularly nice girl"Phil adds "​incidentally,​ please note all Bushwalker eligible batchelors17e have two very nice eligible ladies residing next door, +
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-Ralph! Three old members also slipped out and caught the train, but the other twentyfive! +
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-'only on the other side',"​ Sow, now, Phil: We really don't want to swell the "​Legion of The Lost" unduly, and we have some very nice little ladies right in our own Club Rooms. +
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-The good news has filtered through of the happy marriage of Eve Eason to Noel Turnbull on Saturday 27th Sugust last. +
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-The club takes this opportunity of wishing them all the best for the fu-,ure. +
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-FEDERATION _ _ 3q1WS +
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-La4.0atJ;​r_a!, ​Promises of support for the proposed resumption were received at the Annual Meeting held on 22nd July from three outside bodies, also a letter from the Parks & Playgrounds Movement giving the results to date of their efforts in the matter. These were not too hopeful.+
  
 In reply to a letter, the Commissioner of Police reported that the Waterfall area is being patrolled on Sundays and that during the preceding three months three people were proceeded against for carrying guns, and 42 for having protected flowers in their possession. Good work! In reply to a letter, the Commissioner of Police reported that the Waterfall area is being patrolled on Sundays and that during the preceding three months three people were proceeded against for carrying guns, and 42 for having protected flowers in their possession. Good work!
  
-Mr. D.G.Steadts ​resignation from the Conservation Bureau was accepted with regret, and Mr. :.C.Phillips was elected to fill the vacancy.+Mr. D.G. Stead'​s ​resignation from the Conservation Bureau was accepted with regret, and Mr. E.C. Phillips was elected to fill the vacancy.
  
 From an interim report received from the Publication Committee it was learned that the Bushwalker Annual will be appearing at the end of September, and should be a financial success as an increased amount of advertising has been obtained. From an interim report received from the Publication Committee it was learned that the Bushwalker Annual will be appearing at the end of September, and should be a financial success as an increased amount of advertising has been obtained.
  
-Theo Atkinson of the Rucksack Club has retired from the Hon.Secretaryship of the Federation, and his place has been taken by Charlie Roberts of the Coast and Mountain Walkers. +Theo Atkinson of the Rucksack Club has retired from the Hon. Secretaryship of the Federation, and his place has been taken by Charlie Roberts of the Coast and Mountain Walkers. . . . . . . . . . . . 
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-On August 13th and 14th the Federation held 2 Search & Rescue Practice in +
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-which nearly a dozen search parties were engagedWe hope to have a full account +
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-of this in the next issue, but here are the first few comments that have drifted in.+
  
-From one of Stan Lumsden'​s party, after exploring ​the Pheasant'​s Creek Woolwash areag- "We have come to the conclusion that the Military Maps as supplied+On August 13th and 14th the Federation held a Search & Rescue Practice in which nearly a dozen search parties were engaged. ​We hope to have a full account of this in the next issue, but here are the first few comments that have drifted in.
  
-have been drawn so as to encourage the enemy into apparently easy country, and will do more to confuse them than can ever be achieved by any other known method of warfare should the maps fall into their hands. Thank Heaven for Lyles Dunphy and the Mountain Trail lads! Yours with legs dripping gore,"+From one of Stan Lumsden'​s party, after exploring the Pheasant'​s Creek Woolwash area:- "We have come to the conclusion that the Military Maps as supplied ​have been drawn so as to encourage the enemy into apparently easy country, and will do more to confuse them than can ever be achieved by any other known method of warfare should the maps fall into their hands. Thank Heaven for Myles Dunphy and the Mountain Trail lads! Yours with legs dripping gore,"
  
-Dorothy Lawry'​s party, after covering about half their area - Woronora Dam/ Eckersley Trig. - arrived home torn to ribbons, but, all being ladies (?) merely say "Heart Heart to the above.+Dorothy Lawry'​s party, after covering about half their area - Woronora Dam/ Eckersley Trig. - arrived home torn to ribbons, but, all being ladies (?) merely say "Hear! Hear! to the above.
  
-Yet another opinion expressed is th=t "the Lost Party seems to have been the only one that really enjoyed the week-end!"​+Yet another opinion expressed is that "the Lost Party seems to have been the only one that really enjoyed the week-end!"​ 
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