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-THE SYDNEY BUSHRALkER ​+====== The Sydney Bushwalker ======
  
-A Monthly Bulletin devoted to matters of interest to+A Monthly Bulletin devoted to matters of interest to The Sydney Bush Walkers, 5 Hamilton Street, Sydney.
  
-The Sydney-Bush Wa11ers1-5 Hamilton Street,​Sydney.+|No83  |  November, 1941  |  Price 3d|
  
- +|Editor: Dorothy Lawry  |  Business Manager: Brian Harvey| 
 +|Subscriptions:​ Jean West  |  Art: Mary Stoddart| 
 +|  Production: Brian Harvey and Jean West.  |
  
-.No i3 NOVEMBER, 1941 Price 3d+===== Contents =====
  
-Editor: Dorothy Lawry Business Manager: Brian Harvey+|Appreciation and Anticipation| ... ... |  Page 1| 
 +|Federation Notes| ... ... ... |  " 2| 
 +|Letters From the Lads - No.8|from Oliver Moriarty |  " 3| 
 +|Voice of the Social Committee| ... ... |  " 4| 
 +|Goodman Bros.Photo Supplies - Advertisement | ... |  " 5| 
 +|Campsites on Northern Rivers|by E.G. ...|  " 6| 
 +|At Our Own Meetings|... ... ... |  " 8| 
 +|A Fish Yarn From The Barrier Reef|from Wal.Roots| ​ " 9| 
 +|Paddy-Pallin'​s Advertisement| ... ... |  " 11| 
 +|Club.Gossip| ... ... ... |  " 12| 
 +|Eight-Hour Week-end on Port Hacking|by Stoddy Junior| ​ " 13| 
 +|Crime May Be Made To Pay| by "​Ubi"​.| ​ " 15|
  
-Subscriptions:​ Jean West Art: Mary Stoddart Production: Brian Harvey and Jean West. 
  
-0 N TEN T+===== Appreciation and Anticipation =====
  
-Appreliation and Anticipation ea SOO Page 1+Since reading the September issue of "Into The Blue" we are looking forward to perhaps someday seeing a C.M.W. facing a savage dog. Mr. F.S. Stuart, in "​Vagabond",​ has been quoted to our friends of the Coast & Mountain Walkers as recommending the following method:-
  
-Federation Notes 0 ,Ose AP0 It 2+"He relates howwhen walking boldly up a cottage path, he heard the deep bay of a dog and saw a fierce looking airedale bounding to meet him --
  
-Letters From the Lads - No.8 from Oliver Moriarty n 3+'​Instantly I turned my back on him, bent swiftly down and looked at him through my legs. He stopped in his tracks, barked uneasily and then slunk away behind ​the house. Nor was he exceptional;​ the sight of the human face upside down so unnerves the average dog that he will keep to his kennel for hours and will retire to it immediately he smells his opponent at any future date, even if it is years later. I have proved this often and will guarantee it against any dog, save an alsatian or a dog fed on raw meat.'"​.
  
-Voice of the Social Committee 0 0** " 4+Tuggie is wondering whether bulls would re-act in the same way -- but is going to let the C.M.W. try it on the dog first:
  
- . Goodman:​Bros.Photo Supplies L. Advertisement .. 11 5+===== Federation Notes =====
  
-Campsites on Northern Rivers by E.G00* II 6+At Eight-hour Week-end a party from the River Canoe Club energetically paddled round the Hawkesbury and its tributaries at a part where there are no rapids - the Windsor/​Cattai Creek areaThrough their Club they have now written to the Federation complaining that South Creek was practically choked with water hyacinth, logs and other driftwood, all tangled together in a lovely mess. As they consider that the water hyacinth in its present state is a positive menace to the railway bridge at Mulgrave they have asked the Federation to report it to the authorities,​ and letters are being written to the Windsor Shire and the Minister for Local Government.
  
-At Our Own Meetings 04,0   e 11 6+At the October meeting delegates were in a very demanding mood. The Acting Secretary was instructed to write to the Forestry Commission for a reply to a previous letter and to ask for an assurance that the top of Mt. Coricudgy would be re-afforested if the Commission permitted timber-cutting there; also to write to the Minister for Lands (Ln-support of the Parks & Playgrounds Movement) and ask for the reservation of the Crown Land on both sides of Shot Machine Creek which his Department was proposing to sell as 27 Building blocks.
  
-A Fish Yarn From The Barrier Reef from Wal.Roots 1/ 9+Following on the official report ​from the C.M.W. on the misadventures of a party of its members during Eight-hour week-end, the Acting Secretary was given the job of writing to the Water Board, the Health Department, and the Manager of the Caves House words to this effect, "The water in Harry'​s River is bad; please see if you can do anything to reduce its badness."
  
-Paddy-Pallints Advertisement ... - .. 1/ 11+Another delegate had evidence of initial-cutting that could definitely be sheeted home to scouts, so -- another letter to go to the Boy Scouts Association.
  
-Club.Gossip 6 A . o..  4 11 12+The Acting Secretary hopes the Hon.Secretary had had a good holiday, and that she will soon be back!
  
-Eight-Hour Week-end on Port Hacking by Stoddy Junior t? 13 Crime May Be Made To Pay ily "​Ubi"​If 15+The Conservation Bureau also is doing some letterwriting and requesting about sundry areas of Crown lands that bushwalkers think should be reserves.
  
-APPRECIATION AND ANTICIPATION+Once more the Federation has a Convenor of its Publicity Bureau. Mrs. Huntley-Tucker was elected at the October meeting - and next month the Federation is going to elect itself a Publicity Bureau. This is an annual job.
  
-Since ,reading the September issue'​of "Into The Blue" We'are looking forward to seeing a C.M. facing a savage dog. Mr. F.S. tuarti in "​Vagabond",​ has been quoted to our friends. of the Coast & Mountain Walkers as. recommending the following method:- +"The Bushwalker"​ for 1941 will eventually come out in spite of all tribulations - and they have been many. It has had no Advertising Manager at all this year. The Assistant Editor has been ill since about a month after he was appointed, and he first went to hospital just after the Editor had departed on his honeymoonHowever, since his return Rae Else-Mitchell has worked very hard on the magazine, and had things well in hand when he had to resign owing to pressure of business. His resignation has been accepted with regret and Jim Somerville has been elected Editor in his stead.
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-"He relates how, when '​walking boldly up a cottage path, he heard the deep bay of a dog and saw a fierce looking airedale bounding to meet him  +
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-'​Instantly I turned my back on him,bett swiftly downsand looked at him through my_legs. He stopped in his tracks,​barked uneasily and then slunk away behind the house. Nor was he exceptional;​ the Sight of the human face upside down so unnerves the average, dog that he will keep to his kennel for hours' and will retire to it immediately he smells his opponent at any future date, even if it is years later. I have proved this often 011.nd will guarantee it against any dog, save an alsatian or a dog-fed on raw meat.'"​. +
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-Tuggie is wondering whether bulls would re-act in the same way -- but is koing to let the C.M.W. try it on the dog first: +
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-FEDERATION NOTES +
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-At Eight-hour Week-end a party from the River Canoe Club energetically paddled round the Hawkesbury and its tributaries at a part where there are no rapids - the Windsor/​Cattai Creek area. Through their ClUb they have now written to the Federation complaining that South Creek was practically choked with water hyacinth, logs and other driftwoodlall tangled together in a lovely mess. As they consider that the wc_ter hyacinth in its present state is a positive menace to the railway bridge at Mulgrave they have asked the- Federation to report it to the authorities,​ and letters are being written to the Windsor Shire and the Minister for Local. Government. +
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-At the October meeting delegates were in a very demanding mood. The +
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-Acting Secretary was instructed to write to the Forestry Commission for a reply to a previous letter and to ask for an _assurance that the top hf. Mt.Coricudgy would be re-afforested if the Commission permitted-timber-cutting there; also to write to the Minister for Lands (Ln-support of the Parks & Playgrounds +
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-Movement) and ask for the reservation of the Crown Land on both sides of Shot Machine Creek which his Department was proposing to sell as 27 Building blocks. +
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-Following on the official report from the C.M.W.on the misadventures of a party of its members during Eight-hour week-end, the Acting Secretary was given the job of writing to the 7ater'​Board4 the Health Department, and the Manager of the Caves House words to this effect, "The water in Harry'​s River is bad; please see if you can doanything to reduce its badness."​ +
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-Another delegate had evidence of initial-cutting that could definitely be sheeted home to scoutsrso -- another letter to go to the Boy Scouts Associntion +
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-The Acting Secretary hopes the Hon.Secretary had had a good holiday-land thal she will soon be back! +
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-The Conservation Bureau also is doing some letterwriting and requesting +
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-about sundry areas of Crown lands that bushwalkers think should be reserves. +
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-Once more the Federation has a Convenor of its Publicity Bureau. Mrs. +
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-Huntley-Tucker was elected at the October meeting - and next month the Federation is going to elect itself a Publicity Bureau. This is an annual job. +
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-"The Bushwalker"​ for 1941 will eventually come out in spite of all tribulations - and they have been many. It has had no Advertising Manager at all this +
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-year. The Assistant Editor has been ill since about a month after he was appoit. ed,and he first went to hospital just after the Editor had departed on his +
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-honeymoonHowever, since his return Rae Else-Mitchell has worked very hard on the magazine, and had things well in hand when he had to resign owing to pressure of business. His resignation has been accepted with regret and Jim Somerville has been elected Editor in his stead.+
  
 When you add the usual amount of routine business, do you wonder delegates felt they had done a good hour and a half's work? When you add the usual amount of routine business, do you wonder delegates felt they had done a good hour and a half's work?
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-HAVE GOODMAN BROTIERS ENLARGE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS+|  Have Goodman Brothers Enlarge Your Photographs! ​ |
  
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-LETTERS PROM THE LADS No.8 
  
 +===== Letters From The Lads - No.8 =====
 from Oliver Moriarty. from Oliver Moriarty.
  
-Dear "Dune", I have received the S.B.Wletter of 3rd June which follows on numerous gifts of booklets and papers. You ask for suggestions well I can think of nothing better than real S.B.W. photos of bush life. Everyone here asks about our bush and most of them have never seen a "​billycan"​. Walking is quite a pastime here, even in wartime as there are many old enough to walk but too young for Service. The equipment is much the same except for cooking utensils as there are few parts of this country where one can light a fire and cook.+Dear "Dunc", I have received the S.B.Wletter of 3rd June which follows on numerous gifts of booklets and papers. You ask for suggestions ​well I can think of nothing better than real S.B.W. photos of bush life. Everyone here asks about our bush and most of them have never seen a "​billycan"​. Walking is quite a pastime here, even in wartime as there are many old enough to walk but too young for Service. The equipment is much the same except for cooking utensils as there are few parts of this country where one can light a fire and cook.
  
-My week's holiday this year was spent at Carlisle and I had a day walking+My week's holiday this year was spent at Carlisle and I had a day walking ​around the lakes. By bus and train and foot I saw Ullswater, The Brothers'​ Water, Windermere, Grassmere and Derwentwater and some others all in one day.
  
-around the lakes. By bus and train and foot I saw Ullswater, The Brothers'​ Water, Windermere, Grassmere and Derwentwater and some others all in one day. +England is looking very beautiful at present (August) in its summer suit of rich green. I am writing from Haslesmere ​in the south of England. It is a pleasant place among high wooded hills.
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-England is looking very beautiful at present (August) in its summer suit of rich +
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-green. I am writing from Easlesmere ​in the south of England. It is a pleasant place among high wooded hills.+
  
 Have just returned from two weeks in the West of Scotland in the Loch Lomond district and the nearby seas. But that was not a pleasure trip although the weather was delightful when it was not thick mist. Have just returned from two weeks in the West of Scotland in the Loch Lomond district and the nearby seas. But that was not a pleasure trip although the weather was delightful when it was not thick mist.
  
-A few days ago I was in London and called to Australia House where I met Mrs. Bruce and some kind ladies who run a voluntary service for the Forces next time up I must present your Canteen Order there.+A few days ago I was in London and called to Australia House where I met Mrs. Bruce and some kind ladies who run a voluntary service for the Forces ​next time up I must present your Canteen Order there.
  
-My duties now take me everywhere here by land, air and sea and the+My duties now take me everywhere here by land, air and sea and the British Isles are beautiful, but how I long for the sunshine of home and what a happy day it will be to sail up Sydney Harbour again.
  
-British Isles are beautiful, but how I long for the sunshine of home and what a happy day it will be to sail up Sydney Harbour again.+Although Jerry is well tied up in Russia we still have short sharp air raids with bombs on people'​s homes and families wiped out or injured, but it is a great relief that the really heavy raids have ceased.
  
-Although Jerry is well tied up in Russia we still have short sharp air raids with bombs on peoplets homes and families wiped out or injured, but it is a great relief that the really heavy raids have ceased. +I send kindest remembrances to all old friends in the Bushwalkers and to those who have joined up since I left and hope it will not be long before we have a happy reunion by the light of the campfire. We must have a special "Victory Reunion"!
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-I send kindest remembrances to all old friends in the Bushwalkers and to those who have joined up since I left and hope it will not be long before we have a happy reunion by the light of the campfire. We must have a special "Vidtory ReUnion":+
  
 To you I send special thanks for your kindness and trouble in sending the letters to we wandering ones. To you I send special thanks for your kindness and trouble in sending the letters to we wandering ones.
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 Ever Yours, Ever Yours,
  
-Morrie;+Morrie.
  
-Dunk has Morrie 'address if any of you want to write to him; or she will be glad to forward him any messages in her hext Bushwalkerst ​Services Committee letter. This goes not only for Morrie but for all the other Lads in the Fighting Forces,'+Dunk has Morrie'​address if any of you want to write to him; or she will be glad to forward him any messages in her next Bushwalkers' ​Services Committee letter. This goes not only for Morrie but for all the other Lads in the Fighting Forces.
  
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-THE VOICE OF THE SOCIAL COMMITTEE+===== The Voice Of The Social Committee =====
  
-SAYS+|  Says\\ See Here Below\\ __Events Of Great Importance__ ​ ||| 
 +|November 21st\\ (Friday)| 8.15 p.m.| Mr. Stephen Macindoe\\ who has just returned from America will tell\\ us about American National Parks and illustrate\\ his talk with coloured slides.| 
 +|December 2nd\\ (Tuesday)| 8 p.m.| The Concert at History House\\ 8 Young Street\\ (Near Circular Quay)\\ __Tickets 2/-.__| 
 +|December 16th\\ (Tuesday)| 6.30 p.m. |Christmas Dinner Party\\ at Mosman Rowing Club Hall, Mosman Bay.| 
 +|  .......................... ​ ||| 
 +|  __What Every Bushwalker Should Know\\ About the Concert.__ ​ ||| 
 +|This spectacular event is to be held at __History House__ in the very attractive Hall of the Royal Australian Historical Society.\\ \\ There is luxuriously upholstered seating accommodation for 180 to 190 people, so __Buy Your Tickets Early__ to avoid disapppintment. Sales will be cash and admittance by ticket only. "No money, no ticket: no ticket, no seat."​.\\ \\ __Supper__ of coffee and biscuits will be served in the Historical Society'​s Council Room, for the very reasonable sum of 6d per person.\\ \\ __Rehearsals__ are a hub of activity and don't forget it's an\\ \\ __All Star Cast!__||| 
 +|  __What Every Bushwalker Should Know__\\ __About The Christmas Dinner Party__. ​ ||| 
 +|Looking for some place __Cool And Different__,​ we thought of the __Mosman Rowing Club's Hall__ and, after various equiries and conferences,​ we have managed to acquire it for our party, and hope everyone will like it.\\ \\ All you have to do is __Catch A Mosman Boat__ to __Mosman Wharf__. walk across a small Bridge and presto! there you are! The hall is built right over the water and opens onto a balcony where the sea breeze always blows.\\ \\ We are negotiating with several firms about the important matter of __Food And Drink__ and promise something specially good,\\ \\ Finally, in compliance with many requests, we will __Eat Drink And Be__ Merry in __Shorts or Sportswear__.|||
  
-SEE HERE BELOW 
  
-EVENTS OF GREAT IMPORTANCE 
  
-November 21st 8.15 p m. MR. STEPHEN MACINDOE+===== Improved Colour-Photo Processing at Goodman Bros=====
  
-(Friday) who has just returned from America ri1l t1.us about AMERICAN NATIONAL PARKS and illustrate his talk with coloured slides.+The success of our Dufaycolour-drive ​has enabled us to greatly improve our colour-processing equipmentAs a rule, we shall in future be able to deliver Dufay films left with us for developing within 48 hours. The brilliance of the colours is being commended over and over again by our customers. Don't forget: the bush is at its best as regards colour at this time of the year.
  
-December 2nd 8 P.m. THE CONCERT at HISTORY HOUSE+Blue-toning of black and white photographs has become the great fashion - rightly so, because many pictures look so much nicer in blueTry it once and you will like it, too.
  
-(Tuesday) 8 Young Street +To say nothing of the "​ordinary"​ services of our developing and printing laboratory: Fine grain developing (own special developer formula), contact printing, ​first class individual ​enlarging, oolouring, copying, etc.
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-(Near Cirdular Quay) +
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-Tickets 2/-. +
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-December,​16th 6.30 p m. CHRISTMAS DINNER PARTY +
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-(Tuesday) +
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-at MOSMAN ROWING CLUB HALL MOSMAN BAY. +
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-00000011000 OOOO +
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-WHAT EVERY BUSHWALKER SHOULD KNOW +
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-ABOUT THE CONCERT..  +
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-This spectacular event is to be held at HISTORY HOUSE in the very attractive Hall of the Royal Australian Historical Society. +
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-There is luxuriously upholstered seating accommodation for 180 to 190 people, so BUY YOUR TICKETS EARLY to avoid disapppintment. Sales will be +
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-cash and admittance by ticket only. "No money, no ticket: no ticket, no seat."​. +
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-SUPPER 6: coffee and biscuits will be served in the Ristorical Society'​s Council Room, for the very reasonable sum of 6d per person. +
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-REHEARSALS are a hub of activity and don't forget it's an ALL STAR CASTS +
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- WHAT EVERY BU_SH.WALKER. S-HOULD KNOW  +
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-ABOUT THE CHRISTMAS DINNER PARTY. +
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-Loo4ing for some place COCL AND DIFFERENT, we thought of the +
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-MOSMAN ROWING CLUB'S HALL and, after various 4quiries and conferenceslwe have managed to acquire it for our party, and hope everyone will like it. +
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-All you have to do is CATCHAMOSMANBOAT to MOSMAN WHARF. walk across a small-Bridge and presto! there you are! The hall is built right over the water and opens onto a balcony where the sea breeze always blows. +
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-We are negotiating with several firms about the important matter of FOOD AND DRINK and promise something specially good, +
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-Finally, in compliance with many requests, we will EAT DRINK AND BE MERRY in SHORTS or SPORTSWEAR.  +
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-IMPROVED COLOUR-PHOTO PROCESSING at GOODMAN BROS.'​ +
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-The success of our Dufaycolour-drive has enabled us to greatly improve our - +
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-colour-processing equipment. As a rule,we shall in future be able to deliver Dufay tilms left with us for developing within 48 hours. The brilliance of the colours is being commended over and over again by our customers. Don't forget: the bush is at its best as regards colour at this time of the year. +
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-Blue-toning of black and white photographs has become the great fashion - rightly so,because many pictures look so much nicer in blue. Try it once +
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-and you will like it, too. +
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-To say nothing of the "​ordinary"​ services of our developing and printing laboratory: Fine grain developing (own special developer formula),​contact printing,arst class individual ​enlargingoolouring, copying, etc.+
  
 And we again remind you of our optometrical department for up-to-date scientific correction of any eyesight troubles. And we again remind you of our optometrical department for up-to-date scientific correction of any eyesight troubles.
  
-GOODMAN BROSPHOTO SUPPLIES, 20, Hunter Street,​City.+Goodman BrosPhoto Supplies, 20, Hunter Street, City.\\  
- +(opposite ​Wynyard).
-(opposite ​Irlynyard). +
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-CAMPSITES ON NORTHERN RIVERS ​+===== Campsites On Northern Rivers =====
  
 By E.G.* By E.G.*
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