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 In conclusion we remind contributors that the magazine is published an Committee nights - i.e. the first Friday of every month (unless it is a holiday weekend). Articles may be accepted up till the last Friday of the previous month - but please don't leave them till the last day if you can help it. Maps, drawings, etc. may be accepted up till a fortnight before publication,​ and photographs up till three weeks beforehand. In conclusion we remind contributors that the magazine is published an Committee nights - i.e. the first Friday of every month (unless it is a holiday weekend). Articles may be accepted up till the last Friday of the previous month - but please don't leave them till the last day if you can help it. Maps, drawings, etc. may be accepted up till a fortnight before publication,​ and photographs up till three weeks beforehand.
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 ===== At The Annual General Meeting. ===== ===== At The Annual General Meeting. =====
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 By Jim Brown By Jim Brown
  
-Scorns ​to lo most bushwalkers ​art, also crusaders, wielding a Sir Galahad blade for conservation,​ or organising ​'​PCd ​works at Era, or Bouddi or Blue Gum. Well, since tho folk who espouse ​thes' ​good causes aren't shy when it comes to publicising them, and don't hesitate to invoke aid for th.:;​1-- ​I feel it is about time I struck a blow for Search and Rescue. So stand by to bc, indectrii-r,​te(J ​with Safety ​T-Pirst ​propaganda, to rt,sist imnssionod :​.ppeals ​designed to +Seems to me most bushwalkers ​are also crusaders, wielding a Sir Galahad blade for conservation,​ or organising ​good works at Era, or Bouddi or Blue Gum. Well, since the folk who espouse ​these good causes aren't shy when it comes to publicising them, and don't hesitate to invoke aid for them, I feel it is about time I struck a blow for Search and Rescue. So stand by to bc, indoctrinated ​with Safety ​First propaganda, to resist impassionod appeals ​designed to boost our too slender ​panel of S. & R. Volunteers. 
-boost our too slender ​p:​-Inel ​of S. & Volunteers. + 
-l' u sh mishaps usually fall into one of those ti-rue ​categories +Bush mishaps usually fall into one of those three categories: 
-(1) Lost, strayed, ​Thla7red ​and overdue. + 
-(2) Casualty (accident). +  - Lost, strayed, ​delayed ​and overdue. 
-(3) Casualty (burnt off). +  ​- ​Casualty (accident). 
-hope to rlevoto ​a brief article - brief, that is, if I can +  ​- ​Casualty (burnt off). 
-,,.cOntrol ny pen once I get under 1Ta.._ ​about each of these. But not tonight, Josephine. Until.' ​get around to giving you the G.G. on these ponderous problems, have a good look at the counsel on the back of the iivaks pregv..arraeend if you!ro tooweary to read my subsequent treatises, ​7ouril ​find it in dehydrated ​forLL there. + 
-Moanlivhile, I want to give you notice of the Annual Search and Rescue Practice Week-end, occurring on the weekend of 20-21-22nd May. All invited. The locale is kept secret till the lest -claent ​to simulate the conditions of a fair dinkum S. R. job. ,L1 the information offered is that the rail fare will be less than V-. "​Lost"​ parties will probably decamp on Friday night and searchers on Saturday a m. At time of writing (mid-March) I can't give any more gen. but should be able to expand this in an announcement at the May General Meeting.+hope to devote ​a brief article - brief, that is, if I can control my pen once I get under way - about each of these. But not tonight, Josephine. Until get around to giving you the G.G. on these ponderous problems, have a good look at the counsel on the back of the walks programmeand if you'​re ​too weary to read my subsequent treatises, ​you'​ll ​find it in dehydrated ​form there. 
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 +Meanwhile, I want to give you notice of the Annual Search and Rescue Practice Week-end, occurring on the weekend of 20-21-22nd May. All invited. The locale is kept secret till the last moment ​to simulate the conditions of a fair dinkum S. R. job. All the information offered is that the rail fare will be less than 6/-. "​Lost"​ parties will probably decamp on Friday night and searchers on Saturday a.m. At time of writing (mid-March) I can't give any more gen. but should be able to expand this in an announcement at the May General Meeting.
  
 Till next month when I will explain how easy it is to get lost, cheers. Till next month when I will explain how easy it is to get lost, cheers.
  
-MARK MORTON PRIMITIVE RESERVE +---- 
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 +==== Mark Morton Primitive Reserve. ==== 
 At the Annual General Meeting a letter was read from the Minister for Lands in which he advised that the various matters relating to the area in question, including that of an aerial survey for the purpose of classification of the various types of country embraced by the Reserve, are still under consideration. At the Annual General Meeting a letter was read from the Minister for Lands in which he advised that the various matters relating to the area in question, including that of an aerial survey for the purpose of classification of the various types of country embraced by the Reserve, are still under consideration.
- . . 
-WAIPOUA FDREST N.Z. At the PaoificScience Congress it was resolved to 
-EHTFili-6EEPT67.Z.7-7foverriffieril;​ the importance cf this forest as a sample 
-of unique plant association tol3e proserved absolutely intact and surrounded by a suitable zone. 
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-THE LI RR.A.PY 
-The following publications receiverl contain articles of interest to S.-R.y. members - 
-f;THE TASMATIA T7AHr- OC,t. 1C.143, An nual Magazine of the Hobart 
-Conservationists in Tasmania also have their troubles. The 
-Hobart Walking Club supported the Scenery Preservation Board and the to Field National park Hoard in tlicir opposition to the proposed 
-exclusion of several thousan2 acres fro_: th,-, Et. National Park 
-of viro:Ln eucalypt forest Th Australian Newsprint 71.11s seek this area as -1. tillber concession. 
-Descriptions are given of trips to the Snowy Range, 30 miles west of Hobart, 0hudieirt. Lakes (behind the north-west escarpment 
-of th,2 Central Platoala), rinison taki:s, Mt. Gell and Upper Franklin Valley, and the Innias Track (Plion to Liena and Windero to Tuilab). An attempt to climb Federation Peak is also described. 
-'17E rE,',​T)0uRuT11 WALJR u, 1049: Contains the following:- 
-tory of the head of the Murray River country, under the shadow of Mts. Kosciusko and Townsend; full information on Wilson s Promontory (reserved as National Park); an article for conservationists - nA Now Deal for National Parks;fl Bogong High Plains and Dargo High Plains ct, 8c a description of walking country in Australian Capital Territory. 
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-===== Gossip. =====+----
  
 +=== Waipoua Forest - NZ. ===
  
-Those who may have wondered where Mouldy Harrison disappeared to will be interested to hear that recently written from New Zealand, and has given us news of members over there. He met Joan and Jack Hunter and their three children, also Ted Dollimore, who is luring visitors to New Zealand - he writes for the Tourist Bureau there.+At the Pacific Science Congress it was resolved to impress on teh N.Z. Government the importance of this forest as a sample of unique plant association to be preserved absolutely intact and surrounded by a suitable zone. 
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 +===== The Library. ===== 
 + 
 +The following publications received contain articles of interest to S.B.W. members: - 
 + 
 +=== "The Tasmanian Tramp" - Oct. 1943, Annual Magazine of the Hobart Walking Club. === 
 + 
 +Conservationists in Tasmania also have their troubles. The Hobart Walking Club supported the Scenery Preservation Board and the Mt. Field National Park Board in their opposition to the proposed exclusion of several thousand acres from the Mt. Field National Park of virgin eucalypt forest. The Australian Newsprint Mills seek this area as a timber concession. 
 + 
 +Descriptions are given of trips to the Snowy Range, 30 miles west of Hobart, Chudleigh Lakes (behind the north-west escarpment of the Central Plateau), Denison Lakes, Mt. Gell and Upper Franklin Valley, and the Innes Track (Pelion to Liena and Windermere to Tullah). An attempt to climb Federation Peak is also described. 
 + 
 +=== "The Melbourne Walker",​ 1949: === 
 + 
 +Contains the following:​- 
 + 
 +Articles giving interesting history of the head of the Murray River country, under the shadow of Mts. Kosciusko and Townsend; full information on Wilsons Promontory (reserved as National Park); an article for conservationists - "A Now Deal for National Parks";​ Bogong High Plains and Dargo High Plains; & a description of walking country in Australian Capital Territory. 
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 +===== Gossip. ===== 
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 +Those who may have wondered where "Mouldy" ​Harrison disappeared to will be interested to hear that he has recently written from New Zealand, and has given us news of members over there. He met Joan and Jack Hunter and their three children, also Ted Dollimore, who is luring visitors to New Zealand - he writes for the Tourist Bureau there.
  
 Mouldy himself has been flying a great deal and appears to have enjoyed it all very much. Mouldy himself has been flying a great deal and appears to have enjoyed it all very much.
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 Copied from a recent newspaper. The engagement of Betty Taylor to John Batty, congratulations and good wishes. Copied from a recent newspaper. The engagement of Betty Taylor to John Batty, congratulations and good wishes.
  
-Our ex Assistant Secretary Jim Brown and Kath Hardy were married on Saturday 26th. Tom Moppott ​was M.O. at the wedding and Jim, with part of his mind still in 'Ingersoll', commenced his speech "Mr. President"​. Perhaps he caught that murmur from the assembled Bush Walkers "Point of Order" because he started all over again with "​Ladies and Gentlemen"​.+Our ex Assistant Secretary Jim Brown and Kath Hardy were married on Saturday 26th. Tom Moppett ​was M.C. at the wedding and Jim, with part of his mind still in "Ingersoll ​Hall", commenced his speech "Mr. President...". Perhaps he caught that murmur from the assembled Bush Walkers "Point of Order" because he started all over again with "​Ladies and Gentlemen"​.
  
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 ===== The Gruesome Twosome. ===== ===== The Gruesome Twosome. =====
  
-by The Forestry Logs+by The Forestry Logs.
  
 As Clemmie says there are a lot of suckers in the Club - those who are sucked in and the bloodsuckers who do it. This one member and one prospective (both of the weaker sex) found out to their sorrow one Friday. As Clemmie says there are a lot of suckers in the Club - those who are sucked in and the bloodsuckers who do it. This one member and one prospective (both of the weaker sex) found out to their sorrow one Friday.
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 Having an unsuspecting nature the certain young prospective,​ hearing the Social Secretary ask in a honeyed voice "Does anyone work near the Quay?" foolishly answered "I do". This was the beginning of the end for the prospective aforesaid and the member she sucked in. Having an unsuspecting nature the certain young prospective,​ hearing the Social Secretary ask in a honeyed voice "Does anyone work near the Quay?" foolishly answered "I do". This was the beginning of the end for the prospective aforesaid and the member she sucked in.
  
-At 12.50 p m. on Friday 18th they merrily set off for Albert Street to see a Mr, o. (something starting with H) on the first floor (she thought) to collect some photos (or something) for the exhibition. After they had sorted themselves out from the Farmers & Graziers Association and collected a projector in three sections from Mr. B of the basement, one stood guard in case Hercules came along and pinched them, while the other young hopeful dashed off for a taxi.+At 12.50 p.m. on Friday 18th they merrily set off for Albert Street to see a Mr. (something starting with H) on the first floor (she thought) to collect some photos (or something) for the exhibition. After they had sorted themselves out from the Farmers & Graziers Association and collected a projector in three sections from Mr. B of the basement, one stood guard in case Hercules came along and pinched them, while the other young hopeful dashed off for a taxi.
  
-All was peaceful in "​Ingersoll Hall". Except for a pyjama factory upstairs and a furniture shop downstairs nothing was to be seen. No caretaker dashed madly around with brooms or keys. In fact no caretaker. Three trips upstairs, round the back and over the road failed to reveal him. Then they decided to get a taxi back to work, it now being 2.10 pm. and instant dismissal seemed likely. Even a Vacuum Oil truck wouldn'​t give them a lift, but 15 minutes later they asked a policeman what to do. Finally it was decided to relieve the weight on their minds in a safe place, a police station in fact. All that remained to be done was to take them up there. Ha Ha! With a deep breath they took a grip, staggered some three feet and collapsed. Eight times the procedure was repeated to the delight of several helpful gentlemen (?) who smirked at them and asked and then went merrily on their way.+All was peaceful in "​Ingersoll Hall". Except for a pyjama factory upstairs and a furniture shop downstairs nothing was to be seen. No caretaker dashed madly around with brooms or keys. In fact no caretaker. Three trips upstairs, round the back and over the road failed to reveal him. Then they decided to get a taxi back to work, it now being 2.10 p.m. and instant dismissal seemed likely. Even a Vacuum Oil truck wouldn'​t give them a lift, but 15 minutes later they asked a policeman what to do. Finally it was decided to relieve the weight on their minds in a safe place, a police station in fact. All that remained to be done was to take them up there. HaHa! With a deep breath they took a grip, staggered some three feet and collapsed. Eight times the procedure was repeated to the delight of several helpful gentlemen (?) who smirked at them and asked "​Heavy?" ​and then went merrily on their way. Finally they reached the police station (Oh well, any port in a storm) and proceeded to upset all the official routine. The sight of two dishevelled females laden with formidable burdens and heaving great sighs and "​Ahhhs"​ all over the place was apparently unusual.
  
-Finally they reached ​the police station (Oh wellany port in storm) and proceeded ​to upset all the official routine. The sight of two dishevelled females laden with formidable burdens and heaving great sighs and aahs all over the place was apparently unusual.+They explained their sorry plight to the sergeant who picked up one casethen wisely called ​constable ​to get the other two. He confidently picked them up, staggered, then muttered "​Muscles!"​
  
-They explained their sorry plight to the sergeant who picked up one case, then wisely called a constable to get the other two. He confidently picked them up, staggered, then muttered "​Muscles" ​The aforesaid member and prospective decided to collect three big strong muscly men to bring the stuff from the station to the club. On returning to work at 3 p m. they also decided that in future if anyone wants some small thing done, just contact them and we guarantee that the answer is "No, no, a thousand times no!"+The aforesaid member and prospective decided to collect three big strong muscly men to bring the stuff from the station to the club. On returning to work at 3 p.m. they also decided that in future if anyone wants some small thing done, just contact them and we guarantee that the answer is "No, no, a thousand times no!"
  
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 +===== News From The Rucksack Front. =====
 +
 +In an endeavour to cater for all tastes, Paddy has extended his range of steel frame rucksacks. Stock lines are now as follow :-
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 +| | |__Capacity__|__Price.__|
 +|"​Ladies"​|3 Pocket usual style. Leather fittings.|30 lbs.|£3: 5: 0.|
 +|"​Rover"​|4 Pocket Lightweight Duck bag. Web harness and fittings.|45 lbs.|£3:​13:​ 0.|
 +|"​Zipper"​|4 pocket Lightweight proofed duck bag. Soft chrome leather harness. Zipped pockets.|45 lbs.|£4: 5: 0.|
 +|"​Bushwalker"​|The old friend. Sturdy proofed duck bag, 4 pockets. Leather harness and fittings.| 45 lbs. £4: 0: 0.|
 +
 +After experimenting for some months with the co-operation of walkers, Paddy has re-designed the harness on all steel frame rucksacks. The new style keeps the top of the frame much nearer to the back.
 +
 +Paddy Pallin. Camp Gear For Walkers.
 +
 +327 George Street, Sydney. '​Phone:​ BX3595.
 +
 +__Ski-ers please note:__ Paddy is importing Skis, waxes and Bindings from Norway. These, together with locally produed equipment, should provide a full range of ski gear. Price list available soon.
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