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 296 AUGUST, 1959 296 AUGUST, 1959
 Price 1/- Price 1/-
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 Editor:, Don Matthews, 33 Pomona Street, Reproduction:​ Brian Anderson Editor:, Don Matthews, 33 Pomona Street, Reproduction:​ Brian Anderson
 Pennant Hills. Nj3514. Sales &Subs.: Audrey Kenway Pennant Hills. Nj3514. Sales &Subs.: Audrey Kenway
 Business Manager: Brian Harvey Typed by Jean Harvey Business Manager: Brian Harvey Typed by Jean Harvey
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 CONTENTS. CONTENTS.
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 Editorial 1 Editorial 1
 For the Social Diary 2 For the Social Diary 2
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 Scanning Scandanavia - Keith Renwick 16 Scanning Scandanavia - Keith Renwick 16
 Lyre Birds in National Park - C. Hallstrom 19 Lyre Birds in National Park - C. Hallstrom 19
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 FOOD FOR THOUGHT. FOOD FOR THOUGHT.
-When asked some years ago whether, in his opinion, walkers made their Pastime ​more an aesthetic treat or an athletic feat, Paul Barnes ​anawered, "Some make it a pathetic bleat"​. Well said:+When asked some years ago whether, in his opinion, walkers made their pastime ​more an aesthetic treat or an athletic feat, Paul Barnes ​answered, "Some make it a pathetic bleat"​. Well said:
 Moving on to safer ground we could refer to walking as a dietetic defeat. Moving on to safer ground we could refer to walking as a dietetic defeat.
 To illustrate how tastes in'​FOOD vary,. we publish this week a round-up of opinions from well-known personalities. To illustrate how tastes in'​FOOD vary,. we publish this week a round-up of opinions from well-known personalities.
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 NrOcolm McGregor is showing us more coloured Slides of America. With air new projector and screen this will be an exceptionally good night. NrOcolm McGregor is showing us more coloured Slides of America. With air new projector and screen this will be an exceptionally good night.
 SEPTEMBER 16TH Dr. John Bunt will give an illustrated talk on the Antarctic. SEPTEMBER 23RD Debate: "Are Older Members of Greater Benefit to the Club?" SEPTEMBER 2. Ball at the Paddington Town Hall: SEPTEMBER 16TH Dr. John Bunt will give an illustrated talk on the Antarctic. SEPTEMBER 23RD Debate: "Are Older Members of Greater Benefit to the Club?" SEPTEMBER 2. Ball at the Paddington Town Hall:
-ARE  YOU CONING TO THE BIBHWALKER'S BALL?+ARE  YOU CONING TO THE BUSHWALKER'S BALL?
 PADDINGTON TOWN HALL PADDINGTON TOWN HALL
 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH, 1959. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH, 1959.
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 A club party is being organised far the function. The host and hostess will be David Ingram and Edna Stretton from whom tickets are available. A club party is being organised far the function. The host and hostess will be David Ingram and Edna Stretton from whom tickets are available.
 Please let us know as soon as you can whether we may expect you. Please let us know as soon as you can whether we may expect you.
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-Immaculate white uniform; gold braid on the shoulders; peaked cap at jaunty angle; authoritarian air as he gave orders to a gang of dark-skinned minions. Who +Immaculate white uniform; gold braid on the shoulders; peaked cap at jaunty angle; authoritarian air as he gave orders to a gang of dark-skinned minions. Who was it? ROSSO, on duty with Qantas at Lae, Rabaul,​Honiara well, almost ​anywhere ​in Papua and New Guinea. 
-was it? ROSSO, on duty with Qantas at Lae, Rabaul,​Honiara well, almost ​anywherd ​in Papua and New Guinea. + 
-"By jove, Rosso" said Ron Knightley when he could get a word in "I must get a Kodachrome of you in that rig, bossing those boongs around"​. "No fear", replied Rosso, "you only want it so that those types in S.B.W. can have a good laugh"​. +"By jove, Rosso" said Ron Knightley when he could get a word in "I must get a Kodachrome of you in that rig, bossing those boongs around"​. "No fear", replied Rosso, "you only want it so that those types in S.B.W. can have a good laugh"​.\\ 
-'Well, why not a back view"? asked Ron. "No, sir 'l axclaimed ​Rosso. "The moment you put it on the screen, Grace Nagg'11 yell out: Look at those ears! That'​s ​RosSor+'Well, why not a back view"? asked Ron. "No, sir " exclaimed ​Rosso. "The moment you put it on the screen, Grace Wagg'll yell out: Look at those ears! That'​s ​Rosso"​. 
 INSTRUCTIONAL WALK- Leader: David Brown. INSTRUCTIONAL WALK- Leader: David Brown.
-will be held on SEPTEMBER 4-5-6 on the Colo River. (See Walking ​GuidQ) - NOT on August 29-30 as shown on the Walks Programme.+will be held on SEPTEMBER 4-5-6 on the Colo River. (See Walking ​Guide) - NOT on August 29-30 as shown on the Walks Programme.
 3. 3.
-AT cm JULY MEETING'​. + 
-Alex Colley. +====== At Our July Meeting ====== 
-The meeting commenced with a welcome to new member Elizabeth Lanham.+ 
 +Alex Colley 
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 +The meeting commenced with a welcome to new member Elizabeth Lanham.
 In correspondence was a letter from the President to the Police Department, In correspondence was a letter from the President to the Police Department,
 reporting that a bullet had missed him by 6 feet during the Queen'​s Birthday weekend reporting that a bullet had missed him by 6 feet during the Queen'​s Birthday weekend
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 4. 4.
 A request from _Men Str9m for black and -white photographs for the Conservation Exhibition rf 9th to 20th November was repeated. Len Fall moved that we offer E5 to the Wild Life Preservation Society towards the expenses of the exhibition, and this was approved. A request from _Men Str9m for black and -white photographs for the Conservation Exhibition rf 9th to 20th November was repeated. Len Fall moved that we offer E5 to the Wild Life Preservation Society towards the expenses of the exhibition, and this was approved.
-ONIINIMMEIM.111111 + 
-BONNUM PIC. +====== Bonnum Pic ====== 
-Gwen Seach. + 
-The leader said we would go to Bonn= Pic. What is Bonnum Pic, and where is Bonnum Pic, I thought.+Gwen Seach 
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 +The leader said we would go to Bonnum ​Pic. What is Bonnum Pic, and where is Bonnum Pic, I thought.
 With much effort, assisted by cups of Granola, we found the Pic, and what a mighty view opened out before our eyes of the beautiful Burragorang Valley. It truly is the "Pic of the pictures"​. With much effort, assisted by cups of Granola, we found the Pic, and what a mighty view opened out before our eyes of the beautiful Burragorang Valley. It truly is the "Pic of the pictures"​.
 Granola was fed to us for breakfast Saturday -- such heaps of Farina that it Granola was fed to us for breakfast Saturday -- such heaps of Farina that it
 stayed Icing with us. So much so that at the Sunday morning feeding most of us stayed Icing with us. So much so that at the Sunday morning feeding most of us
 expressed the wish for "only a little Granola please"​. expressed the wish for "only a little Granola please"​.
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 Jingles appealed to me, faithfully following Ben over rock, over brier, but Jingles appealed to me, faithfully following Ben over rock, over brier, but
-whenhe floated through the air to make a four point landing on a ledge he won my heart. +when he floated through the air to make a four point landing on a ledge he won my heart. 
-The most exciting episode of the trip was when Snow was seen baiting a bull. + 
-I was fearful for his life as he stood there unafraid, courageously waving Elizabeth'​s sister'​s red wind jacket at the frenzied animal. Elizabeth was fearful -- for the jacket.+The most exciting episode of the trip was when Snow was seen baiting a bull. I was fearful for his life as he stood there unafraid, courageously waving Elizabeth'​s sister'​s red wind jacket at the frenzied animal. Elizabeth was fearful -- for the jacket. 
 From "The Gent in the Tent". From "The Gent in the Tent".
-Despite tales to the contrary, "The Admiral" ​say 6 he and Dawn do not expect to become residents of Glenbrook before December.+ 
 +Despite tales to the contrary, "The Admiral" ​says he and Dawn do not expect to become residents of Glenbrook before December. 
 Cover Girls now Paddy Pallin is putting out another book on bushwalks, and, Cover Girls now Paddy Pallin is putting out another book on bushwalks, and,
 I hear, the maps illustrating the walks will be really good - (new members, who are diffident about leading walks for the Club, PLEASE NOTE:) However, the book needs a cover, and with a view to obtaining a suitable photograph for it, Bill Baker, nf I hear, the maps illustrating the walks will be really good - (new members, who are diffident about leading walks for the Club, PLEASE NOTE:) However, the book needs a cover, and with a view to obtaining a suitable photograph for it, Bill Baker, nf
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 may reasonably expect an odd application or two from up and coming models. Of course, all this activity might also inspire a few members to try their hard at being models - may reasonably expect an odd application or two from up and coming models. Of course, all this activity might also inspire a few members to try their hard at being models -
 just in case their services are required. just in case their services are required.
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 Did I hear somebody say: "Some of them already behave like models, especially when there is wood and water to be gathered. Did I hear somebody say: "Some of them already behave like models, especially when there is wood and water to be gathered.
 WIIIMNI.Y WIIIMNI.Y
-Sorry to hear that Ron Baker is laid up in Nahroonga ​San. We're certain he'd welcome a visit from any S.B.W. mates. + 
-5.+Sorry to hear that Ron Baker is laid up in Wahroonga ​San. We're certain he'd welcome a visit from any S.B.W. mates. 
 DOG TRIALS. DOG TRIALS.
-KathMcKay. +Kath McKay. 
-This really hasn't anything to do with bushwalkinr, but it involved a good deal of pedestrian activity.+This really hasn't anything to do with bushwalking, but it involved a good deal of pedestrian activity.
 The trouble began last Thursday, at 3 a m. A deluge was in profTress, and the night was cold as an income-tax collector'​s heart. A pup suddenly howled beneath The trouble began last Thursday, at 3 a m. A deluge was in profTress, and the night was cold as an income-tax collector'​s heart. A pup suddenly howled beneath
 our weatherboard shack and I awoke in bewilderment. A pup, at that hour, in the dark and wet? We are hidden away in the bush, nowhere near a road, and if the pua) had been dumped from a passing car, how could it have found its way to our house? our weatherboard shack and I awoke in bewilderment. A pup, at that hour, in the dark and wet? We are hidden away in the bush, nowhere near a road, and if the pua) had been dumped from a passing car, how could it have found its way to our house?
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 There the matter rests, and I trust it will continue to do so. fStruth, what There the matter rests, and I trust it will continue to do so. fStruth, what
 a week: a week:
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 SO WE'RE TOLD SO WE'RE TOLD
 On Molly Rodgers'​ Mimi Minni Range-Katoomba walk the party was On Molly Rodgers'​ Mimi Minni Range-Katoomba walk the party was
 about half an hour late setting out on the Saturday morning. This independencia was about half an hour late setting out on the Saturday morning. This independencia was
-effectively quelled when Molly picked up a short nulla nall,p, with a knob of about ' 3 inches diameter a little way along the range. The tarty made good time, and the next morning there was no nonsense - all were away at 8.15 a m. and made the early +effectively quelled when Molly picked up a short nulla nall,p, with a knob of about ' 3 inches diameter a little way along the range. The tarty made good time, and the next morning there was no nonsense - all were away at 8.15 a m. and made the early train home. During the morning one of the party, emboldened by the disapperance ​of the nulla nulla, became somewhat dbstreperous. A search was made, and where do you think the weapon was found? In Bill's pack, of course.
-train home. During the morning one of the party, emboldened by the disannePrance ​of the nulla nulla, became somewhat dbstreperous. A search was made, and where do you think the weapon was found? In Bill's pack, of course.+
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 From our reporter on the same trip:. From our reporter on the same trip:.
-A road has been bulldozed from Cullenbenbong to Gibraltar Creek, ​dawn the Creek and up Black Jerry'​s. Once that granite gravel is disturbed it just washes away and the road, supposed to be for fire access, is already so badly eroded as to be unusable.+A road has been bulldozed from Cullenbenbong to Gibraltar Creek, ​oawn the Creek and up Black Jerry'​s. Once that granite gravel is disturbed it just washes away and the road, supposed to be for fire access, is already so badly eroded as to be unusable.
 1=1. 1=1.
 Our sympathy to Bette and John Quigley, John has been very ill this year.  However we have hopes of seeing him on the track again in a few months. Our sympathy to Bette and John Quigley, John has been very ill this year.  However we have hopes of seeing him on the track again in a few months.
-FOR ALL YOUR TRANSPORT PROBLEMS 
-CONTACT 
-HATSWELL'​S TAXI & TOURIST SERVICE 
-RING, WRITE,- WiRE or CALL 
-ANY HOUR - DAY OR NIGHT 
-BOOKING OFFICE: 4 doors from Gardners Inn Hotel, (LOOK FOR THE NEON SIGN). 
-'​PHONE:​ Blackheath W459 or W151 
-'​SPEEDY 5 or 8 PASSENGER CPRS AVAILABLE 
-LARGE OR SMALL PARTIES CATERED FOR 
-FARES: KANANGRA WALLS 30 /- per head (minimum 5 passengers) 
-PERRY'​S LOOKDOWN 3 /- 11 II?I 
-JENOLAN STATE FMEST  20 /- " " It 
-CARLON'​S FARM 10 /- " "1 II 
  
-WE WILL BE PLEASED TO QUOTE TRIPS OR SPECIAL PARTIES ON + 
-APPLICATION. +
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 FOOD BEAUTIFUL FOOD? FOOD BEAUTIFUL FOOD?
 An Editorial Hash Concocted by a Panel of Experts. An Editorial Hash Concocted by a Panel of Experts.
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 AUGUST 14-15-16 AUGUST 14-15-16
 AUGUST 16 AUGUST 16
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 WALKING GUIDE FOR AUGUST. WALKING GUIDE FOR AUGUST.
 - John Logan. - John Logan.
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 SEARCH & RESCUE ACTIVITIES. SEARCH & RESCUE ACTIVITIES.
 At the request of the Police, a party went into the Middle Harbour Creek:basin on Wednesday, 29th July, to search for the missing school-boy, David Wallis. The following Saturday, the S. &R. Section was placed in charge of 120 searchers, comprising 30 walkers, uniformed police? police cadets, school boys and local civilians, and agaeilon the Sunday about 10 walkers were out. It was felt a good job had been done by all concerned, particularly as it was only surmise thab the lad was in the bush at al.. Unfortunately,​ as we go to press, there is no news of his whereabouts.. The Police Mobile Canteen performed a noble effort in catering a lunch and afternoon snack for about 90 bods. At the request of the Police, a party went into the Middle Harbour Creek:basin on Wednesday, 29th July, to search for the missing school-boy, David Wallis. The following Saturday, the S. &R. Section was placed in charge of 120 searchers, comprising 30 walkers, uniformed police? police cadets, school boys and local civilians, and agaeilon the Sunday about 10 walkers were out. It was felt a good job had been done by all concerned, particularly as it was only surmise thab the lad was in the bush at al.. Unfortunately,​ as we go to press, there is no news of his whereabouts.. The Police Mobile Canteen performed a noble effort in catering a lunch and afternoon snack for about 90 bods.
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 SCANNING SCANDANAVIA. SCANNING SCANDANAVIA.
 PART 2. PART 2.
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