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 How to fit buShwalkers into the limited accommodation is the problem facing the S.B.W. Skiing sub-committee. We wish them luck. How to fit buShwalkers into the limited accommodation is the problem facing the S.B.W. Skiing sub-committee. We wish them luck.
  
-====== SOCIAL COMMITTEE NOTES ======+=====Social Committee Notes=====
 The social activities for the month of July began with a theatre party to "​Clutterbuck"​ at the Minerva. We occupied thirty seats, and judging by the laughter that issued from the S.B.W. section of the audience, we all enjoyed it. The social activities for the month of July began with a theatre party to "​Clutterbuck"​ at the Minerva. We occupied thirty seats, and judging by the laughter that issued from the S.B.W. section of the audience, we all enjoyed it.
  
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 some good one act plays. The gala night is set for some time in October. We'll be coming round with the tickets soon. Nice work Joan! some good one act plays. The gala night is set for some time in October. We'll be coming round with the tickets soon. Nice work Joan!
  
-======AT OUR JULY MEETING======+=====At Our July Meeting=====
 The President was in the chair and there were about The President was in the chair and there were about
 60 members present. 60 members present.
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 The meeting closed at 10.35 p m. The meeting closed at 10.35 p m.
  
-======NOTES ON WALKS======+=====Notes on Walks=====
 Bill Carter'​s walk - Marulan-Cow Hole-Shoalhaven River- Bill Carter'​s walk - Marulan-Cow Hole-Shoalhaven River-
 Goulburn, scheduled for July 25th. has changed place with Leon Blumer'​s walk and will now be done on Sept. 26-27-28., The number of starters will be limited to eight because the truck to be hired will not take more. Goulburn, scheduled for July 25th. has changed place with Leon Blumer'​s walk and will now be done on Sept. 26-27-28., The number of starters will be limited to eight because the truck to be hired will not take more.
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 =====Soil and Civilisation===== =====Soil and Civilisation=====
-======A book of great earnestness and depth by Elyine Mitchell"​ +====A book of great earnestness and depth by Elyine Mitchell"​====
 By Allen Strom. By Allen Strom.
  
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 I pull down the window. I pull down the blind. I shall drink myself to death behind my hotel door. I pull down the window. I pull down the blind. I shall drink myself to death behind my hotel door.
  
-*****Budawang and Currockobilly (PART I)*****+=====Budawang and Currockobilly (PART I)=====
 By Prolix. By Prolix.
  
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 (to be continued) (to be continued)
  
-*****Debert Walks Again*****+=====Debert Walks Again=====
  
 Yes, he was seen, and heard, at the Club roams on last Yes, he was seen, and heard, at the Club roams on last
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 the Tumut and Murrumbidgee Rivers (Blowering to Gundagai section) is now available. the Tumut and Murrumbidgee Rivers (Blowering to Gundagai section) is now available.
  
-*****Walking for the Millions*****+=====Walking for the Millions=====
 By "​Skip"​ By "​Skip"​
  
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 Follow the Leader? Huh! Follow the Leader? Huh!
  
-*****Crook'​s Tour*****+=====Crook'​s Tour=====
 By "​Streak"​. By "​Streak"​.
  
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 Monday morning saw us off the Ulladulla, and then back to Nowra for lunch and to view the Grand Prix motor races in the afternoon. Then at last, as the sun sank slowly in the west and a howling gale blew from the inland, we wended our way back through the Kangaroo Valley and home with many pleasant memories of punctures and blowouts, dusk and bumpy roads, and a certain individual who continually told us how easy it was to break an axle, and above all, memories of our conveyance, that amazing little truck which pulled an enormous load over all sorts of terrain. May she so many more thousand miles. Monday morning saw us off the Ulladulla, and then back to Nowra for lunch and to view the Grand Prix motor races in the afternoon. Then at last, as the sun sank slowly in the west and a howling gale blew from the inland, we wended our way back through the Kangaroo Valley and home with many pleasant memories of punctures and blowouts, dusk and bumpy roads, and a certain individual who continually told us how easy it was to break an axle, and above all, memories of our conveyance, that amazing little truck which pulled an enormous load over all sorts of terrain. May she so many more thousand miles.
  
-*****Club Debate - "That Most Bushwalkers are Morons"​*****+=====Club Debate - "That Most Bushwalkers are Morons"​=====
  
 The leader of the Government, Mr. Allan Hardie, got straight down to business. Working from the bottom up he had soon explained the fundamentals of physiological psychology. Man differed from the annimals in that he possessed a brain capable of learning by experience. Unlike the dog, which, possessing only reflex sensory motor arcs, "​sniffed its way through life," man could use his brain to reason out situations. But not all men could do this. In some the thyroid gland which takes over from the thymus gland as man The leader of the Government, Mr. Allan Hardie, got straight down to business. Working from the bottom up he had soon explained the fundamentals of physiological psychology. Man differed from the annimals in that he possessed a brain capable of learning by experience. Unlike the dog, which, possessing only reflex sensory motor arcs, "​sniffed its way through life," man could use his brain to reason out situations. But not all men could do this. In some the thyroid gland which takes over from the thymus gland as man
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 This concluded the debate, and, when the issue was put to the vote, our fears were confirmed. The Government won, and this, despite the fact that it included two self-confessed morons. Bill Henley, in moving a vote of thanks to the speakers, rocked us further by quoting an expert who had said that there was no such thing as a normal person - normality was a standard which doesn'​t exist. After, the debate, looking round at the carefree faces in the Club room, we suddenly recalled a quotation made by Dot Butler: "There goes a This concluded the debate, and, when the issue was put to the vote, our fears were confirmed. The Government won, and this, despite the fact that it included two self-confessed morons. Bill Henley, in moving a vote of thanks to the speakers, rocked us further by quoting an expert who had said that there was no such thing as a normal person - normality was a standard which doesn'​t exist. After, the debate, looking round at the carefree faces in the Club room, we suddenly recalled a quotation made by Dot Butler: "There goes a
-happy moron, he doesn'​t give a damn. I wish I were a moron - my God, perhaps I am." Laughing inanely we made our way home to pack for the next walk.rl+happy moron, he doesn'​t give a damn. I wish I were a moron - my God, perhaps I am." Laughing inanely we made our way home to pack for the next walk.
  
-*****"A Little Girl Told Me"*****+====="A Little Girl Told Me"=====
 By Fritzie. By Fritzie.
  
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