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-THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER +======The Sydney Bushwalker.====== 
-Amonthly bulletin of matters of interest to the Sydney Bush Walkers,. cd/- Ingersoll Hall, 256 Crown Street, Sydney. Box No. 44:76, G.P.O. Sydney. ​!Phone: JW 1462. + 
-277 JANUARY, 1958 Price 9d. +A monthly bulletin of matters of interest to the Sydney Bush Walkers, ​c/- Ingersoll Hall, 256 Crown Street, Sydney. Box No. 4476, G.P.O. Sydney. ​'Phone: JW 1462. 
-Act, EditorDot Butler, Boundary ReproductionBrianAnderson + 
-Rd. Wahroonga. ​Sales & SubsJess Martin +===No. ​277 January, 1958 Price 9d.=== 
-Business Manager: Jack Gentle ​Typed fly: Elsie Bruggy + 
-ronh:​wwwilmmansknowommENIMM. +|**Acting ​Editor**|Dot Butler, Boundary ​Rd. Wahroonga| 
-CONTENTS +|**Business Manager**|Jack Gentle| 
-At our December Meeting ​Alex Colley +|**Reproduction**|Brian Anderson| 
-"The Foggy _Foggy ​Do" ​-- Bull Moose +|**Sales & Subs**|Jess Martin| 
-Your Walking Guide +|**Typed By**|Elsie Bruggy| 
-.Leica Photo Service (Advt.) + 
-November Walks Report ​Brian Anderson +=====Contents===== 
-The Sanitarium Health Food Shop (Advt.) + 
-Battle Without Guns (Short Story) ​-- B. Quigley ​Hatswells Taxi & Tourist Service (Advt.) ​Breakfast at Eleven ​-- Jim Brown +| | |Page| 
-Extracts from Rosso/s Letter to the Putts +|At our December Meeting|Alex Colley| 1| 
-A Message for the Golightlyts ​(Paddy'​s Advt.) +|"The Foggy Foggy Do"|Bull Moose| 2| 
-Page +|Your Walking Guide| | 4| 
-1 +|November Walks Report|Brian Anderson| 6| 
-2 +|Battle Without Guns (Short Story)|B. Quigley| 7| 
-+|Breakfast at Eleven|Jim Brown|12| 
-+|Extracts from Rosso's Letter to the Putts| |16| 
-+ 
-+=====Advertisements===== 
-+ 
-11 +| |Page| 
-12 +|Leica Photo Service| 5| 
-16 +|The Sanitarium Health Food Shop| 7| 
-20 +|Hatswells Taxi & Tourist Service|11| 
-AT OUR DECEMBER MEETING+|A Message for the Golightly'​s ​(Paddy'​s Advt.)|20| 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +=====At Our December Meeting.===== 
 At the commencement of the meeting four new members - John Luxton, Dr. Harry Lorang, Pamela Baker and Michael Elphick were welcomed by the President. At the commencement of the meeting four new members - John Luxton, Dr. Harry Lorang, Pamela Baker and Michael Elphick were welcomed by the President.
-In correspondence the President told us that he had written a letter to the Rector of StAlban'​s Church conveying our sympathy to the parents of the lads who lost their lives at Perrys. Later in the meeting Bill Rogers moved that we donate ​to the Blue Mountains Council Relief Fund. The motion was carried and, on a motion by Jim Hooper, it was decided that our Federation delegates suggest at the next meeting that the other Club's night make a donation too. + 
-Tom Moppett told us that Nadgee - an area of 28,000 acres about 40 miles South of Dega - was to be gazetted as a faunal reserve. The proposal for a National Parks Act had made some progress in that the Premier had requested the Minister for Lands to submit a minute to Cabinet on the subjdct. Latest news on the proposed road through the Blue Labyrinth was that it was not likely to be made, not because of any regard for scenery, but because there was not enough timber to make it pay. There was a likelihood that the proposed road along the +In correspondence the President told us that he had written a letter to the Rector of StAlban'​s Church conveying our sympathy to the parents of the lads who lost their lives at Perrys. Later in the meeting Bill Rogers moved that we donate ​£5 to the Blue Mountains Council Relief Fund. The motion was carried and, on a motion by Jim Hooper, it was decided that our Federation delegates suggest at the next meeting that the other Clubs might make a donation too. 
-2. + 
-Nepean would be used for taking out timber, and this was being looked into. +Tom Moppett told us that Nadgee - an area of 28,000 acres about 40 miles South of Bega - was to be gazetted as a faunal reserve. The proposal for a National Parks Act had made some progress in that the Premier had requested the Minister for Lands to submit a minute to Cabinet on the subject. Latest news on the proposed road through the Blue Labyrinth was that it was not likely to be made, not because of any regard for scenery, but because there was not enough timber to make it pay. There was a likelihood that the proposed road along the Nepean would be used for taking out timber, and this was being looked into. 
-The President announced several Club Officers would not be continuing in their present positions next year. These were the Walks Secretary, Treasurer, the Club Secretaries and the President. Members were advised to give some thought to their successors,+ 
 +The President announced several Club Officers would not be continuing in their present positions next year. These were the Walks Secretary, Treasurer, the Club Secretaries and the President. Members were advised to give some thought to their successors
 Because of the difficulty of prospectives doing their test walks in December, January and February, the Committee had decided that this period of three months would not be counted as part of the six months allowed to prospectives to complete their walks requirements. Because of the difficulty of prospectives doing their test walks in December, January and February, the Committee had decided that this period of three months would not be counted as part of the six months allowed to prospectives to complete their walks requirements.
-In her report on social doings Heather Joyce said that, though we had not been able to obtain the "​Shell"​ film on the outback, the sub.-, stitute ​entertainment - the showing of old slides - had been much enjoyed. Old members liked it because they recognised their friends and new members liked to see the old members because they looked funny in the walking outfits of the early days. + 
-The Magazine Business Manager gave us a resume of magazine financesNot only was the magazine growing bigger, but costs continued +In her report on social doings Heather Joyce said that, though we had not been able to obtain the "​Shell"​ film on the outback, the substitute ​entertainment - the showing of old slides - had been much enjoyed. Old members liked it because they recognised their friends and new members liked to see the old members because they looked funny in the walking outfits of the early days. 
-to rise. He proposed a rise in price, the proposal was seconded and, + 
-witUout ​further comment passed unanimously. Bang went another 3d +The Magazine Business Manager gave us a resume of magazine financesNot only was the magazine growing bigger, but costs continued to rise. He proposed a rise in price, the proposal was seconded and, without ​further comment passed unanimously. Bang went another 3d per reader per month without even a murmer ​of protest. 
-per reader per month without even a murmar ​of protest. + 
-At the conclusion of the Meeting George Gray presented the prizes to competitors in the car trial. First prize for superior guile, a handsome "lolly jar shop" with a jar for each rider in the winning car, went to the Rodgers and the Ashdowns. Second prize winn4rs, the Maddens weren'​t at the meeting, but David Ingram was there to receive third prize - four drinking glasses. Consolation prizes were awarded to other competitors,​ including a Christmas stocking full of popcorn for the Editor. +At the conclusion of the Meeting George Gray presented the prizes to competitors in the car trial. First prize for superior guile, a handsome "lolly jar shop" with a jar for each rider in the winning car, went to the Rodgers and the Ashdowns. Second prize winners, the Maddens weren'​t at the meeting, but David Ingram was there to receive third prize - four drinking glasses. Consolation prizes were awarded to other competitors,​ including a Christmas stocking full of popcorn for the Editor. 
-"THE FOGGY FOGGY DO". + 
--- Bull Moose.+---- 
 + 
 +====="The Foggy Foggy Do".===== 
 + 
 +Bull Moose. 
 (This is a story of a dubious, fictitious character talking absolute piffle about a trip that never happened, therefore any similarity between the "​F.F.D."​ and any other "​Do",​ or any likeness to past or present members in these lousy characters is truly miraculouse.) (This is a story of a dubious, fictitious character talking absolute piffle about a trip that never happened, therefore any similarity between the "​F.F.D."​ and any other "​Do",​ or any likeness to past or present members in these lousy characters is truly miraculouse.)
-"Thick fog," he drawled, "you young blokes don't know what thick fogs are. Why I remember Easter '27. Or was it '47? On a trip from Kanangra to Glenbrook. Hang on, Blackheath. That was a trip. Yeah, we arrived Friday night - one of those clear as crystal Er-oh-merriebrrrr-gulp-phissly-shiv nights. Cripes it was cold. We camped at Kanangra Brook about half a mile or was it more? Say five miles above the falls. Just wandered down a ridge and found a camp site on a nice little flat - vacant possession - tons of wood and water near at hand. Just the spot to put in a night without enough comfort to make it hard for an early start next morning, + 
-3. +"Thick fog," he drawled, "you young blokes don't know what thick fogs are. Why I remember Easter '27. Or was it '47? On a trip from Kanangra to Glenbrook. Hang on, Blackheath. That __was__ ​a trip. Yeah, we arrived Friday night - one of those clear as crystal Er-oh-merrie-brrrr-gulp-phissly-shiv nights. Cripes it was cold. We camped at Kanangra Brook about half a mile or was it more? Say five miles above the falls. Just wandered down a ridge and found a camp site on a nice little flat - vacant possession - tons of wood and water near at hand. Just the spot to put in a night without enough comfort to make it hard for an early start next morning. 
-"Six of us, I think, cramped onto this campsite. Let's see, there was Bert, one of the old and bold. That young couple Sylvia and Sid + 
-who made quite a splash together on the Kowmung trip. Shirley, commonly called "​Glamour Pants",​ Frank the New Zealander without a sleeping bag - he had an inner bag too. - Get it? What a beauty. With outer +"Six of us, I think, cramped onto this campsite. Let's see, there was Bert, one of the old and bold. That young couple Sylvia and Sid who made quite a splash together on the Kowmung trip. Shirley, commonly called "​Glamour Pants",​ Frank the New Zealander without a sleeping bag - he had an inner bag too. - Get it? What a beauty. With outer bag. - Oh well, let's see - there was that prospective Steve with the long legs and no bottom in his water bag. He later married ​that girl from the Y.W.C.A. No the Rucksack Club - some other club anyway. They live out near Sutherland somewhere - Yes, Bulli, that's it. Say that makes six and myself - seven. Struth, coulda swore there wore only six of us
-bag. - Oh well, let's see - there was that prospective Steve with the long legs and no bottom in his water bag. He later marrt6d ​that girl from the Y.W.C.A. No the Rucksack' ​Club - some other club anyway. They + 
-live out near Sutherland somewhere - YesBulli, that's it. Say that makes six and myself - 'seven. Struth, coulda swore thDre wore only six of us, +"Well to make a short story long, it was foggy next morning. Fog like you never see these days. You can laugh, but although none of us are like Hooper, we didn't wake till 11 a m. and even then we needed torches to see our watches. While I fanned a fire to life the prospective went for some water. The fire lit. I waited - cooeed - yelled but alas it looked as though we'd lost the prospective before the walk had started. When I broke the news to the party still in "​bed"​ the concern was in tents. We huddled over the smokey fire for three or was it four hours waiting for his return, each taking turns to cooee at intervals of five minutes and all giving a chorus of cooees on the hour. Finally he returned and over a late brunch we planned the future of our trip. It was now later afternoon and not light enough to make it worthwhile opening our eyes. 
-"Well to make a short story long, it was foggy next morning. Fog like you never see these days. You c'​n ​laugh, but although none of us are like Hooper, we didn't wake till 11 a m. and even then we needed torches to see our watches. While I fanned a fire to life the prospective went for some water. The fire lit. I waited - cooeed - yelled but alas it looked as though we'd lost the prospective before the walk had started. When I broke the news to the party still in "​bed"​ the concern was in tents. We huddled over the smokey fire for three or was it four hours waiting for his return, each taking turns to cooee at intervals of five minutes and all giving a chorus of cooees on the hour. Finally he returned and over a late brunch we planned the future of our trip. It was now later afternoon and not light enough to make it worthwhile opening our eyes.+
 "The fire had to be periodically relit, as the fog was so thick it fathered - I mean smothered it, causing the party to think up a brand new set of expressions relating to fires. We also had difficulty in breathing as the fog condensed in the throat and nose almost drowning us. So improvised masks were used. All sorts of garments came into play, but they were all out done by the Kiwi's long underpants that doubled as mask and balaclava. "The fire had to be periodically relit, as the fog was so thick it fathered - I mean smothered it, causing the party to think up a brand new set of expressions relating to fires. We also had difficulty in breathing as the fog condensed in the throat and nose almost drowning us. So improvised masks were used. All sorts of garments came into play, but they were all out done by the Kiwi's long underpants that doubled as mask and balaclava.
-"We decided to do a reckon - a reconnt - have a look around the campsite for wood and perhaps a better campsite and as we didn't want to repeat the morning'​s performance we tied Old Bert to a length of + 
-tent cord, some 40 ft, and he would do a complete circuit of the campr, site, this being possible as we remembered the very low scrub on Friday evening. Poor Old Bert unhappily moved out of the haze of the fire and started on his circuit, mumbling something about "an old dog for a hard road" and "this is my last trip". His progress through the scrub could be followed by the snapping of branches and the language +"We decided to do a reckon - a reconnt - have a look around the campsite for wood and perhaps a better campsite and as we didn't want to repeat the morning'​s performance we tied Old Bert to a length of tent cord, some 40 ft, and he would do a complete circuit of the campsite, this being possible as we remembered the very low scrub on Friday evening. Poor Old Bert unhappily moved out of the haze of the fire and started on his circuit, mumbling something about "an old dog for a hard road" and "this is my last trip". His progress through the scrub could be followed by the snapping of branches and the language grew progressively worse, till three quarters of the way around the circle permitted by the tent cord there was a splash and a string of oaths querying the parenthood of the leader and many physical impossibilities relating to Kanangra Ck. - Walking - the President and the Suez Canal. How this latter became involved we weren'​t brave enough to ask as he returned dripping wet, still mumbling - dived into his tent and all that was heard from that direction for two days was the pop of a cork and bubbling sounds issuing forth. Or was it fifth? 
-grew progressively worse, till three quarters of the way around the circle permitted by the tent cord there was a splash and a string of oaths querying the parenthood of the leader and many physical impossibilities relating to Kanangra Ck. - Walking - the President and the Suez Canal. How this latter became involved we weren'​t brave enough to ask as he returned dripping wet, still mumbling - dived into his tent and all that was heard from that direction for two days was the pop of a cork and bubbling sounds issuing forth. Or was it fifth? + 
-"The next day passed uneventfully,​ except for the drawing up of a roster for relighting the fire and fetching water from the creek. We also organised some system like gents one cord's length ​'right, women ditto left. +"The next day passed uneventfully,​ except for the drawing up of a roster for relighting the fire and fetching water from the creek. We also organised some system like gents one cord's length right, women ditto left. 
-4.+
 "​Monday was a sorry sight. Our moral was completely broken - food was running out and we were beginning to think the fog would never lift. "​Monday was a sorry sight. Our moral was completely broken - food was running out and we were beginning to think the fog would never lift.
-"​Tuesday lunch time found us still sitting there wondering about our jobs - food- the S. & R. madly searching along the Cox, when suddenly Old Bert, who had just emerged from his tent after his ducking, gave a roar like M.G.M.'​s lion with a sore throat. He had walked face first into an eel who presumably had swam out of the creek into the fog. This gives you some idea how thick the fog was. As + 
-though this was the signal the fog cleared and the eel fell to the ground. It was a very big one but we couldn'​t weigh it for eels don't have scalesHowever we grilled it over the fire and all ate our fill. The sun by this time was shining brightly so we packed up and moved off."​ +"​Tuesday lunch time found us still sitting there wondering about our jobs - food - the S. & R. madly searching along the Cox, when suddenly Old Bert, who had just emerged from his tent after his ducking, gave a roar like M.G.M.'​s lion with a sore throat. He had walked face first into an eel who presumably had swam out of the creek into the fog. This gives you some idea how thick the fog was. As though this was the signal the fog cleared and the eel fell to the ground. It was a very big one but we couldn'​t weigh it for eels don't have scalesHowever we grilled it over the fire and all ate our fill. The sun by this time was shining brightly so we packed up and moved off." 
-This story is not notarized as the teller is 70 years of age and too young to begin to lie about eels, but I do hope he made his point  clear that it can get very foggy at Kanangra. Or has this been mist? + 
-YOUR WALKING GUIDE  Walk No+This story is not notarized as the teller is 70 years of age and too young to begin to lie about eels, but I do hope he made his point clear that it can get very foggy at Kanangra. Or has this been mist? 
-3 Main objective is to swim through Block-up (with gear).Leader suggests the use of flippers. Walking is generally of a mod- tam nature. One ascent and descent involved, approx. 1300 ft, each. Waterproofing of gear desirable. Return fare 39/9 + 
-4 All rock climbing with ropes. Fares 3/6 return from Queens Square. Of course 1/9 if you don't return. +---- 
-6 Going will be mostly rough. Pace will be consistant if trip is to be done in three days. Bolder scrambling and swimming + 
-with gear involved. Medium to rough ridges lead in and out +=====Your Walking Guide.===== 
-of Kowmung. Private transport will be used, so check with leader. + 
-7 Seven days notice required. Excellent three day walk for prospectives and of course active members. Medium type walk- +__Walk No__. 
-ing with reasonable hill climbing. With the changing scenery, + 
-good opportunities are available for the prospective. Fares approx. 32/-. +|3|Main objective is to swim through Block-up (with gear). Leader suggests the use of flippers. Walking is generally of a medium ​nature. One ascent and descent involved, approx. 1300 ft, each. Waterproofing of gear desirable. Return fare 39/9| 
-8Easy to medium track and river walking all the way. Area is very photographic. Return fares Hilltop 21/9. PossibEity ​of having to hitch out of Burragorang. However reports from recent walks in this area have proved lifts to be plentiful. +|4|All rock climbing with ropes. Fares 3/6 return from Queens Square. Of course 1/9 if you don't return.| 
-9Instructional Weekend. Usual campfire, first-aid and map +|6|Going will be mostly rough. Pace will be consistant if trip is to be done in three days. Bolder scrambling and swimming with gear involved. Medium to rough ridges lead in and out of Kowmung. Private transport will be used, so check with leader.| 
-reading lectures. Distance to be walked is approx. 465 yds. Swimming and surfing. Bus or car from Waterfall to Garie Beach. Don't forget your hat or sunburn cream. Fares approx +|7|Seven days notice required. Excellent three day walk for prospectives and of course active members. Medium type walking ​with reasonable hill climbing. With the changing scenery, good opportunities are available for the prospective. Fares approx. 32/-.| 
-9/-. +|8|Easy to medium track and river walking all the way. Area is very photographic. Return fares Hilltop 21/9. Possibility ​of having to hitch out of Burragorang. However reports from recent walks in this area have proved lifts to be plentiful.| 
-10This trip is of an exploratory nature. Considerable climbing and abseilincr, ​involved. Also swimming in Canyon 300 to 400 yds. Light pack very desirable. Walk in to head of Canyon and out of Blue Gum is medium. Return fare 24/9. +|9|Instructional Weekend. Usual campfire, first-aid and map reading lectures. Distance to be walked is approx. 465 yds. Swimming and surfing. Bus or car from Waterfall to Garie Beach. Don't forget your hat or sunburn cream. Fares approx 9/-.| 
-PHOTOGRAPHY t ? I ? +|10|This trip is of an exploratory nature. Considerable climbing and abseiling ​involved. Also swimming in Canyon 300 to 400 yds. Light pack very desirable. Walk in to head of Canyon and out of Blue Gum is medium. Return fare 24/9.| 
-You press the button, we'll do the rest t +|11|Check with leader re train and ferry timesCombined fares approx. 18/6. Easy track walking from Kilcare to Maitland Bay. Swimming and sunbathing. Remember your "mosi| repellant.| 
-Finegrain +|12|Easy to medium tracks. Medium climbs in and out of coastal beaches. Swimming - Era-Burning PalmsRecommended walk for prospectives. Return fare approx. 11/2. This part of South Coast is very picturesque.
-Developing + 
-Sparkling +---- 
-Prints + 
-Perfect +There is a pleasure ​in the pathless woods,\\ 
-Enlargements +There is a rapture by the lonely shore,\\ 
-Your +There is society where none intrudes\\ 
-Rolifilms +By the deep sea, and magic in its roar.\\ 
-or +I love not man the less but nature more\\ 
-Leica films +From these our interviews in which I steal\\ 
-deserve the +From all I may be and have been before\\ 
-best SERVICE +To mingle with the universe and feel\\ 
-LEI CA P1-10TO SERVICE +What I can ne'​er ​express, yet cannot all conceal. 
-31 Macquarie Place + 
-SYDNEY N.S.W. +---- 
-Walk No. + 
-11Check with leader re train and ferry timesCombined fares approx. 18/6. Easy track walking from Kilcare to Maitland Bay. Swimming and sunbathing. Remember your "mosin repellant. +=====The November Walks Report.===== 
-12 Easy to medium tracks. Medium climbs in and out of coastal beaches. Swimming - Era-Burning PalmsRecommended walk for prospectives. Return fare approx. 11/2. This part of South Coast is very picturesque. + 
-There is a ploasuro ​in the pathless woods, ​- +B. AndersonWalks Secretary. 
-There is a rapture by the'lonely,shore, There is society where none intrudes +
-By the deep sea, and magic in its roar. I love not man the less but nature more +
-From these our interviews in which I steal From all I may be and have been before +
-To mingle with the universe and feel +
-What I can neter express, yet cannot all conceal. +
-6+
-NOVEMBER WALKS REPORT ​ +
-B. Anderson +
-Walks Secretary.+
 Considering the extremely hot weekends and the ever menacing bushfires, it's not surprising to find that only seven of the 15 programmed walks ventured forth during November. Considering the extremely hot weekends and the ever menacing bushfires, it's not surprising to find that only seven of the 15 programmed walks ventured forth during November.
-Actually four were cancelled due to the ushfires, the other + 
-four due to lack of starters. However despite the fires and hot weather a total of 92 charlies still managed to chunder along on the +Actually four were cancelled due to the bushfires, the other four due to lack of starters. However despite the fires and hot weather a total of 92 charlies still managed to chunder along on the seven walks. 
-seven walks. + 
-The month started quite well with both programmed walks going as +The month started quite well with both programmed walks going as planned. Eric Pegram with one member and one prospective reported a pleasant weekend at Frazer Park despite having to cancel their spear-fishing venture due to the dirty condition of the water. 
-planned. Eric Pegram with one member and one prospective reported a+ 
-pleasant weekend at Frazer Park despite having to cancel their spear- fishing venture due to the dirty condition of the water. +Down south at Era, Brian Harvey with 9 members and 12 prospectives ​held the November Instruction weekend. Brian led the walk for Betty Sisley who was unable to make it. The usual Campfire Craft talk was given on the Saturday night followed by, on Sunday, lectures on First Aid and Map Reading given by Jack Gentle. 
-Down south at Era, Brian Harvey with 9 members and 12 prospect- + 
-ives held the November Instruction weekend. Brian led the walk for +After hearing that a prospective was sick after drinking lemonade at the instructional I now feel that provision should be made on future instructionals for a lecture on "What to Guzzle in the Bush". 
-Betty Sisley who was unable to make it. The usual Campfire Craft talk was given on the Saturday night followed by,-on Sunday, lectures on First Aid and Map Reading given by Jack Gentle. + 
-After hearing that a prospective was sick after drinking lemonade at the instructional I now feel that provision should be made on +Actually I have arranged with two of the Club's most serious sober members to give this lecture. They are Messrs Hooper & Rigby. 
-future instructionals for a lecture on "What to Guzzle in the Bush"​. + 
-Actually I have arranged with two of the Club's most serious +Only one walk set forth the following weekend. This was Jack Gentle'​s trip over MtSolitary. Jack had in two 9 members, one Irish prospective,​ one English prospective,​ one Canadian prospective and three ordinary garden type Aussie prospectives. From reports it now appears that the creeks around Kedumba crossing and Chinaman'​s Cave Ck. are dried up
-sober members to give this lecture. They are Messrs Hooper & Rigby. + 
-Only one walk set forth the following weekend. This was Jack +On November 17th Alan Abbott with his party of 6 set off to Euroka, thence to the Nepean River, returning to Glenbrook via Glenbrook ​Gorge. However, this is as much as can be reported. Except I can make an observation. That is, that the Admiral is only an amateur compared to Alan when it comes to losing bods in the bush. Where it took the Admiral three days to lose his party it only took Alan three hours. 
-Gentle'​s trip over MtSolitary. Jack had in two 9 members, one + 
-Irish prospective,​ one English prospective,​ one Canadian prospective and three ordinary garden type Aussie prospectives. From reports it now appears that the creeks around Kedumba crossing and Chinaman'​s Cave Ck. are dried up, +Although the temperatures were over the 100 mark John White & Jim Brown still led their respective walks the following weekend. John reported his trip with 2 prospectives proceeded along Red Ledge up Mitchell Ck. O.K. However most of this area has been burnt out and the creeks are rapidly drying up. The tree that gives easy access up Mitchell Ck. is unscared. 
-On November 17th Alan Abbott with his party of 6 set off to Euroka, thence to the Nepean River, returning to Glenbrook via Glen- brook Gorge. However, this is as much as can be reported. Except + 
-I can make an observation. That is, that the Admiral is only an amateur compared to Alan when it COMBS to losing bods in the bush. Where it took the Admiral three days to lose his party it only took Alan three hours. +The only activity during the last weekend was the Car Trial. Needless to say the event could be summed up as an outstanding success for the organisers but a hell of a trial for the bods trying to win. 
-Although the temperatures were over the 100 mark John White & + 
-Jim Brown still led their respective walks the following weekend. John reported his trip with 2 prospectives proceeded along Red Ledge up Mitchell Ck. O.K. However most of this area has been burnt out and th::: +---- 
-creeks are rapidly drying up. The tree that gives easy access up Mitchell Ck. is unscared. +
-The only activity during the last weekend was the Car Trial. Needless to say the event could be summed up as an outstanding success for the organisers but a hell of a trial for the bods trying to win+
-7.+
 BATTLE WITHOUT GUNS  BATTLE WITHOUT GUNS 
 SHORT STORY SHORT STORY
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 Alf is the bane of all bushwalkersf lives, and it disgusted me to t,hink that he too had discovered this place which I had kept a closely guarded secret for many' years. Wild Dog Gorge is only to be found on: Military contour maps - there'​s no blazed trail and you have to find tour way there by compass. I had even named some of the creeks myself Alf is the bane of all bushwalkersf lives, and it disgusted me to t,hink that he too had discovered this place which I had kept a closely guarded secret for many' years. Wild Dog Gorge is only to be found on: Military contour maps - there'​s no blazed trail and you have to find tour way there by compass. I had even named some of the creeks myself
 a burst of pioneering egotism. As Alf Turner came nearer I began ' a burst of pioneering egotism. As Alf Turner came nearer I began '
-THE SANITARIUM HEALTH FOOD SHOP  FOR +
-HEALTH FOODS AT THEIR BEST +
-IIMINI ​ NAOMI! MEM.MINFIRMO. +
-OVALTINE TABTETS - IN LIGHT METAL CONTAINERS DRIED FRUITS - DELICIOUS AND ENERGY-GIVING NUTS - AN INFINITE RANGE TO SUIT ALL TASTES BISCUITS - IDEAL FOR THAT fTWEEN MEAL SNACK +
-AND MANY OTHER EXCITING FOODS IDEAL FOR THE WALKER +
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 to curse the fraternity of the road - the fellowship of the bush and all that sort of stuff. to curse the fraternity of the road - the fellowship of the bush and all that sort of stuff.
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