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 |Sanitarium Health Food Shop                  |    9  | |Sanitarium Health Food Shop                  |    9  |
 |Paddy'​s  ​                             |   ​13 ​ | |Paddy'​s  ​                             |   ​13 ​ |
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 Be in the Swim! Be in the Swim!
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 Australian Birds - an illustrated talk by Mr. Waterhouse. Australian Birds - an illustrated talk by Mr. Waterhouse.
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 In correspondence was a letter from Bert Carlon, accepting and thanking us for our offer of Honorary Membership. In correspondence was a letter from Bert Carlon, accepting and thanking us for our offer of Honorary Membership.
  
-The Minister for Lands wrote to tell us that the lease of a site at Govett'​s ​Leap to the Govett'​s ​Leap Pty. Ltd. had been thoroughly considered and assuring us that the 5 chains between the hotel and the cliff edge would be ours to enjoy.+The Minister for Lands wrote to tell us that the lease of a site at Govetts ​Leap to the Govetts ​Leap Pty. Ltd. had been thoroughly considered and assuring us that the 5 chains between the hotel and the cliff edge would be ours to enjoy.
  
 The Secretary of the Metropolitan Water Board also wrote. He informed us that he could not accede to our request to make the waters of Warragamba available for the enjoyment of tourists. In the absence of "full treatment"​ of stored water, every possible control must be exercised, but if "full treatment"​ became necessary, the position would be re-examined. Whether "full treatment"​ means more of the sort of treatment the water now received at Lithgow, Katoomba, Goulburn and other centres, as it passes through their sewerage systems on the way to the dam, was not elucidated. The Secretary of the Metropolitan Water Board also wrote. He informed us that he could not accede to our request to make the waters of Warragamba available for the enjoyment of tourists. In the absence of "full treatment"​ of stored water, every possible control must be exercised, but if "full treatment"​ became necessary, the position would be re-examined. Whether "full treatment"​ means more of the sort of treatment the water now received at Lithgow, Katoomba, Goulburn and other centres, as it passes through their sewerage systems on the way to the dam, was not elucidated.
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 At the end of the meeting the President wished us a Merry Christmas and the meeting reciprocated,​ in unison. At the end of the meeting the President wished us a Merry Christmas and the meeting reciprocated,​ in unison.
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 ===== Errata ===== ===== Errata =====
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 “Coming Events” should add "​Anniversary Weekend"​. (See this month'​s Walking Guide.) “Coming Events” should add "​Anniversary Weekend"​. (See this month'​s Walking Guide.)
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 Also, on the long weekend, Wilf lead an exploratory trip in the Yalwal - Ettrema area (27 miles, Rough, with scrub bashing). Also, on the long weekend, Wilf lead an exploratory trip in the Yalwal - Ettrema area (27 miles, Rough, with scrub bashing).
-Yalmal Creek- Old Duffer'​s ​Trail - Timboolina Trig - The Badlands - Moss' Camp - Tallowal Trig - Ettrema Gorge - Yalwal.+Yalmal Creek- Old Duffers ​Trail - Timboolina Trig - The Badlands - Moss' Camp - Tallowal Trig - Ettrema Gorge - Yalwal.
 Purpose of the trip is to explore more fully the plateau bounded by the Shoalhaven River and Ettrema Creek. See the Yalwal Military Map (emergency edition) and read Reg Meakins'​ article “Yalwal to Tallong"​ (November 1960) which touches on this area. Purpose of the trip is to explore more fully the plateau bounded by the Shoalhaven River and Ettrema Creek. See the Yalwal Military Map (emergency edition) and read Reg Meakins'​ article “Yalwal to Tallong"​ (November 1960) which touches on this area.
 Check with leader for further details. Check with leader for further details.
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 The events will be:- The events will be:-
  
-  * Men's Open Championship Women'​s Open Championship ​Men'​s ​Breaststroke+  * Men's Open Championship Women'​s Open Championship ​Mens Breaststroke
   * Women'​s Breaststroke   * Women'​s Breaststroke
   * Mixed Relay Race   * Mixed Relay Race
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 The point score will be decided on the open races, breaststroke races and the long plunge. For the uninitiated,​ the "long plunge"​ consists of running down a bank, landing on the water like a torpedo and floating out as far as possible without arm or leg movement, with the face submerged. S'​easy. Prospective members and visitors will be welcome but, of course, cannot be awarded places or points. The point score will be decided on the open races, breaststroke races and the long plunge. For the uninitiated,​ the "long plunge"​ consists of running down a bank, landing on the water like a torpedo and floating out as far as possible without arm or leg movement, with the face submerged. S'​easy. Prospective members and visitors will be welcome but, of course, cannot be awarded places or points.
 See Notice Board re further details. See Notice Board re further details.
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 After lunching and setting up camp in the campground nearby, I walked along the rim track to Yarapoi Lookout. There was still a lot of snow about, particularly under the trees, and of course the north rim off in the distance was well covered, being nearly 1000 feet higher than the south rim. It doesn'​t show up in photographs of the canyon because it is very much warm, as we shall see later, and doesn'​t hang around the edge for very long after it has fallen. Once again making the most instructional use of their parks, the Americans had set up at the lookout a large room with lots of diagrams and charts showing the geological history, the flora and fauna to be found in the canyon. The vegetation runs from Arctic types along the rim to tropical types in the Canyon itself. After lunching and setting up camp in the campground nearby, I walked along the rim track to Yarapoi Lookout. There was still a lot of snow about, particularly under the trees, and of course the north rim off in the distance was well covered, being nearly 1000 feet higher than the south rim. It doesn'​t show up in photographs of the canyon because it is very much warm, as we shall see later, and doesn'​t hang around the edge for very long after it has fallen. Once again making the most instructional use of their parks, the Americans had set up at the lookout a large room with lots of diagrams and charts showing the geological history, the flora and fauna to be found in the canyon. The vegetation runs from Arctic types along the rim to tropical types in the Canyon itself.
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-charts etc. all along the view windows in front of the building were fixed binoculars covering all the interesting geological features in the canyon malls from top to bottom.+Apart from the charts etc. all along the view windows in front of the building were fixed binoculars covering all the interesting geological features in the canyon malls from top to bottom.
  
 It was here that I spent nearly 20 minutes unravelling a woman'​s troubles - with a stereo camera which she had just bought. What a pity her husband was nearby expressing his disapproval of cameras in general. It was here that I spent nearly 20 minutes unravelling a woman'​s troubles - with a stereo camera which she had just bought. What a pity her husband was nearby expressing his disapproval of cameras in general.
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 (To be continued..) (To be continued..)
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 ===== Congratulations ===== ===== Congratulations =====
  
 To Mary and Bob Abernethy, now proud parents of a son (this makes one of each). They would be pleased to see any Bushies in Tasmania, can be contacted by post (Robert Abernethy, Taraleah, Tasmania) and could meet parties at Derwent River Bridge. To Mary and Bob Abernethy, now proud parents of a son (this makes one of each). They would be pleased to see any Bushies in Tasmania, can be contacted by post (Robert Abernethy, Taraleah, Tasmania) and could meet parties at Derwent River Bridge.
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 Now what about a mid year dance when you've recovered from this one? Now what about a mid year dance when you've recovered from this one?
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 The 1961 S.B.W. Car Trial will be held on FEBRUARY 11-12TH. The 1961 S.B.W. Car Trial will be held on FEBRUARY 11-12TH.
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 "I had a great trot round and about the Continent during the summer, and thoroughly enjoyed it. If I'd known of anyone with or using or hiring a car I'd have been in on it, but I just didn't happen to strike anyone. I was at the Olympics at Rome, and later saw the Passion Play at Oberammergau,​ and have visited Germany and Austria, Italy Switzerland (gorgeous mountains and snow caps) and a bit of France, and have planned for Greece and Turkey and Spain in the Spring and early Summer next year; then Russia and Czechoslovakia (I hope) and the Italian Lakes and the Matterhorn (though I'm not proposing to climb it!) which I missed last summer. At present I am being fairly quiet, though I get about on bus trips occasionally,​ when it doesn'​t rain too hard; am mighty sick of the wet weather - there are floods all over the country - worst in many years, and still it rains! This last week it didn't actually rain for 2 whole days! I am staying with very nice people here - it's out of the London area and there are some pleasant walks about. The leaves have just about all fallen now, but there wasn't a great deal of Autumn beauty this year - too wet. "I had a great trot round and about the Continent during the summer, and thoroughly enjoyed it. If I'd known of anyone with or using or hiring a car I'd have been in on it, but I just didn't happen to strike anyone. I was at the Olympics at Rome, and later saw the Passion Play at Oberammergau,​ and have visited Germany and Austria, Italy Switzerland (gorgeous mountains and snow caps) and a bit of France, and have planned for Greece and Turkey and Spain in the Spring and early Summer next year; then Russia and Czechoslovakia (I hope) and the Italian Lakes and the Matterhorn (though I'm not proposing to climb it!) which I missed last summer. At present I am being fairly quiet, though I get about on bus trips occasionally,​ when it doesn'​t rain too hard; am mighty sick of the wet weather - there are floods all over the country - worst in many years, and still it rains! This last week it didn't actually rain for 2 whole days! I am staying with very nice people here - it's out of the London area and there are some pleasant walks about. The leaves have just about all fallen now, but there wasn't a great deal of Autumn beauty this year - too wet.
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 ===== A Sad Month ===== ===== A Sad Month =====
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 Any friends of the President will be sorry to hear that despite his apparently indifferent,​ even jovial reaction to the above set backs, he is really taking them very much to heart, so deeply actually that he went to Tasmania to try to forget them. Any friends of the President will be sorry to hear that despite his apparently indifferent,​ even jovial reaction to the above set backs, he is really taking them very much to heart, so deeply actually that he went to Tasmania to try to forget them.
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 ===== Do You Want To Walk The Kokoda Track ? ===== ===== Do You Want To Walk The Kokoda Track ? =====
  
 See Roy Craggs story which started in December 1960 Magazine and is concluded in this issue. See Roy Craggs story which started in December 1960 Magazine and is concluded in this issue.
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 ===== The Owen Stanleys ===== ===== The Owen Stanleys =====
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 This is a good solid walk, but by use of carriers between villages each day and buying most food from the natives any moderate walker can quite safely negotiate the trail. I will be very willing to supply details to anybody interested in this trip, and would appreciate enquiries before 20th February, 1961. This is a good solid walk, but by use of carriers between villages each day and buying most food from the natives any moderate walker can quite safely negotiate the trail. I will be very willing to supply details to anybody interested in this trip, and would appreciate enquiries before 20th February, 1961.
  
-===== North carolina ​Hospitality =====+ 
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 +===== North Carolina ​Hospitality =====
  
 By M. Bacon By M. Bacon
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 Let me look upward into the branches of the towering oak and know that it grew great and strong because it grew slowly and well. Let me look upward into the branches of the towering oak and know that it grew great and strong because it grew slowly and well.
 Slow me down Lord, and inspire me to send my roots down deep into the soil of life's enduring values that I may grow toward the stars of my greater destiny. Slow me down Lord, and inspire me to send my roots down deep into the soil of life's enduring values that I may grow toward the stars of my greater destiny.
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 ===== Walking Guide ===== ===== Walking Guide =====
  
 ==== Weekend January 20-21-22 ==== ==== Weekend January 20-21-22 ====
-Kanangra - Christy'​s ​Creek - Kowmung - Kanangra.+Kanangra - Christys ​Creek - Kowmung - Kanangra.
 Extensive views from Kanangra Walls in the heart of the Blue Mountains. Rock hop and swim through the Bulga Denis Canyon of the Kowmung (spectacular rock bluffs) climb onto Gingra Range and return to Kanangra. Extensive views from Kanangra Walls in the heart of the Blue Mountains. Rock hop and swim through the Bulga Denis Canyon of the Kowmung (spectacular rock bluffs) climb onto Gingra Range and return to Kanangra.
 See leader Bob Duncan re transport. See leader Bob Duncan re transport.
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 Leader: Ern French. Leader: Ern French.
 Map: Liverpool Military. Map: Liverpool Military.
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 ===== Says Taro ===== ===== Says Taro =====
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 On the nutrient, side - there are a few roots and beans. On the nutrient, side - there are a few roots and beans.
  
-PLEASE NOTE: MAGAZINE ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS EXPIRE WITH THIS ISSUE.+ 
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 +**PLEASE NOTE: MAGAZINE ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS EXPIRE WITH THIS ISSUE. 
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 ===== The Kokoda Trail (Continued) ===== ===== The Kokoda Trail (Continued) =====
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 I'll be back soon. Already I feel the Kokoda Trail calling. Australians seem to be part of it. I'm going back in alright - ANY STARTERS? I'll be back soon. Already I feel the Kokoda Trail calling. Australians seem to be part of it. I'm going back in alright - ANY STARTERS?
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 ===== Skiing ? ===== ===== Skiing ? =====
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