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 One is that firefighters must first assemble at a central depot, then converge on a fire as a team. The other is that police must block off all roads to avoid confusion that sight-seers-create. But the battle against the Red Terror the No. 1 weapon is public education - simply because 94 per cent of all bush fires are man-made. One is that firefighters must first assemble at a central depot, then converge on a fire as a team. The other is that police must block off all roads to avoid confusion that sight-seers-create. But the battle against the Red Terror the No. 1 weapon is public education - simply because 94 per cent of all bush fires are man-made.
  
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- +I hate a man who's never late\\ Whose every sock has got a mate\\ Whose never missed a single date\\ And never even tarried.\\ Give me the man who's unaware\\ He loses things - who's never there\\ And we will make a perfect pair\\ In fact we do, were married.
-I hate a man who's never late +
-Whose every sock has got a mate  +
-Whose never missed a single date   +
-And never even tarried. +
-Give me the man who's unaware +
-He loses things - who's never there  +
-And we will make a perfect pair  +
-In fact we do, were married.+
  
 (the authoress wishes to remain anonymous) (the authoress wishes to remain anonymous)
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 Audrey Kenway'​s recent walk to Era was notable, apart from the company, for copious quantities of rain, mud and leeches. Audrey Kenway'​s recent walk to Era was notable, apart from the company, for copious quantities of rain, mud and leeches.
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 Camped at Era, the plump well-fed walkers were attacked by hordes of leeches, and so bitter was the conflict; one anonymous member of the party was forced to express him (or her) self in verse. Camped at Era, the plump well-fed walkers were attacked by hordes of leeches, and so bitter was the conflict; one anonymous member of the party was forced to express him (or her) self in verse.
  
-"​TIGERS ALL - and leeches too? (a prospective'​s plea for poor Hirudo.) +"**TIGERS ALL** - and leeches too?\\ (a prospective'​s plea for poor Hirudo.) 
-COWPER said "The spendthrift and the leech that sucks him..."​ Is there not some moral to be gained? Is't nought but scorn for poor Hirudo? + 
-We camped at dusk at Era fair, +**COWPER said** "The spendthrift and the leech that sucks him..."​\\ Is there not some __moral__ ​to be gained?\\ Is't nought but __scorn__ ​for poor Hirudo? 
-Members, prospectives,​ all were there. The little tents; the evening pause, To rest the limbs and use the jaws.... Campfire, songs (but not by Gounot) Then, all at once, there'​s HIRUDO! + 
-... The lowly leech chose a prospective +We camped at dusk at Era fair,\\ Members, prospectives,​ all were there.\\ The little tents; the evening pause,\\ To rest the limbs and use the jaws....\\ Campfire, songs (but not by Gounot) Then, all at once, there'​s HIRUDO! 
-Who spurned him in horror but then, as corrective Gave to a youth from old Scandinavia - + 
-Thus to scotch him - but - 'twas a youth with a mania For holding Life sacred, in whatever guise - +... The lowly leech chose a prospective\\ Who spurned him in horror but then, as corrective\\ Gave to a youth from old Scandinavia -\\ Thus to scotch him - but - 'twas a youth with a mania\\ For holding Life sacred, in whatever guise -\\ So he bore Hirudo ​__away__ ​from our eyes 
-So he bore Hirudo ​away from our eyes + 
-The next day it rained and the going was tough +The next day it rained and the going was tough\\ And at least one prospective had nigh had enough.\\ -- But - here comes the libral to this rigmarole!\\ (Hirudo himself plays the principal role)\\ When this prospective was feeling most chicken\\ Hirudo injected and then took his pickin'​ --\\ But wonder of wonders! Before taking his due\\ He repaid there his earlier debt to the few\\ Who respect all Life - he gave what no __geiger__\\ ​Counter can rife - just __one drop__ ​from a TIGER!!! 
-And at least one prospective had nigh had enough. -- But - here comes the libral to this rigmarole(Hirudo himself plays the principal role) When this prospective was feeling most chicken Hirudo injected and then took his pickin'​ -- But wonder of wonders! Before taking his due He repaid there his earlier debt to the few + 
-Who respect all Life - he gave what no alai: Counter can rife - just one dr2p from a TIGER::: +------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
-Gladys Roberts'​ walk programmed for Sunday 14th October has been changed to Saturday, 13th October,+ 
 +Gladys Roberts'​ walk programmed for Sunday 14th October has been changed to Saturday, 13th October
 She was probably influenced by all the harsh talk about Sunday walkers at our September meeting, and could easily start a new trend. She was probably influenced by all the harsh talk about Sunday walkers at our September meeting, and could easily start a new trend.
-Checkwith Gladys ​beha c,​-,​rding ​final train and bus times. + 
-I 1,7erC N., 741. +Check with Gladys ​beforehand regarding ​final train and bus times. 
-October 1962 The Sydney Busb walker 11+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 PLUMBING TR,​OTTBLES??​ PLUMBING TR,​OTTBLES??​
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 TO QUOTE TRIPS OR SPECIAL PARTIES a.,,r  APPLICATION TO QUOTE TRIPS OR SPECIAL PARTIES a.,,r  APPLICATION
 12 The Sydney Bushwalker October 1462 12 The Sydney Bushwalker October 1462
-When Matthews goes skiing on Kosi's cold slopes It's really a vision to see +----------------------------------- 
-He's never alone, he's never deux, +When Matthews goes skiing on Kosi's cold slopes\\ It's really a vision to see\\ He's never alone, he's never à deux,\\ Our Donald is always ​à three. 
-Our Donald is always ​three. + 
-Gelandesprung,​ sitzmark, it's nothing to him Or simply just riding one ski, +Gelandesprung,​ sitzmark, it's nothing to him\\ Or simply just riding one ski,\\ He stays quite unruffled, he really is cool,\\ He's as fearless as Robert E. Lee. 
-He stays quite unruffled, he really is cool, He's as fearless as Robert E. Lee. + 
-He braves frigid ​nays that would even amaze The famous non-ferrous monkey +He braves frigid ​days that would even amaze\\ The famous non-ferrous monkey\\ The reason we find is those two close behind\\ In spotlessly white livery. 
-The reason we find is those two close behind In spotlessly white livery. + 
-These two faithful shadows do not just enhance The style of young Matthew D. +These two faithful shadows do not just enhance\\ The style of young Matthew D.\\ Their use is more mundane their task more severe,\\ They'​re Donald'​s good health recipe. 
-Their use is more mundane their task more severe, They'​re Donald'​s good health recipe.+ 
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 wissoloor wissoloor
 BETTER VALUES THAN EVER FOR YOU AT BETTER VALUES THAN EVER FOR YOU AT
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-FOOD FACTS,+=== FOOD FACTS === 
 Well I can't complain about the response to the request for tips on preparing, carrying and "​menu-ing"​ food - there just hasnt been any. Well I can't complain about the response to the request for tips on preparing, carrying and "​menu-ing"​ food - there just hasnt been any.
-You oh long-suffering reader, will therefore have to put up with our views, which is alright for us, but rather narrows your field+ 
-my tip of the month is plastic bags and rubber-bands - the het thing +You oh long-suffering reader, will therefore have to put up with our views, which is alright for us, but rather narrows your field.  
-that has happened to walkers since Paddy Pallin. (Now, that ought to 1e worth + 
-a free groundsheet!) +My tip of the month is plastic bags and rubber-bands - the best thing that has happened to walkers since Paddy Pallin. (Now, that ought to be worth a free groundsheet!) 
--,Plastic bags have some terrific advantages They are featherweight,​ waterProof, transparent,​ and never occupy any more space than their Contents. (cheap, too). + 
-I now pack all commodoties in p,b ts, A twist of the top a,couple+Plastic bags have some terrific advantagesThey are featherweight,​ waterProof, transparent,​ and never occupy any more space than their Contents. (cheap, too). 
-of flicks of an elastic band and hey presto the contents are hermetically sealed. I also use the bag - in-bag techniqueAll the odd things for breakfast, each in its own little p b., I keep in one large p b. 'which I cleverly call the breakfast plastic ​bab (b pob) - similarly for lunch and + 
-dinner(Also, incidentally,​ clothes, billies, maps, toilet ​good8)When +I now pack all commodoties in p,b's, A twist of the topa couple of flicks of an elastic band and hey presto the contents are hermetically sealed. I also use the bag - in bag techniqueAll the odd things for breakfast, each in its own little p b., I keep in one large p b. which I cleverly call the breakfast plastic ​bag (b.p.b) - similarly for lunch and dinner(Also, incidentally,​ clothes, billies, maps, toilet ​goods)When breakfast time comes around, I just have to grab the appropriate bag (being transparent,​ even my dull intellect can handle this sorting problem) and there I have everything I need - (for breakfast) - no grovelling through tins, cloth bags, paper parcels etc. 
-breakfast time comes around, I just have to grab the appropriate bag (beil, transparent,​ even my dull intellect can handle this sorting problem) and + 
-there I have everything I need - (for breakfast) - no grovelling through tins, cloth bags, paper parcels etc. +Not being a jam or honey eater, the only "​liquid"​ item I have to worry about is butter. Last walk, in an endeavour to be a real purist, I did without butter - and I didn't miss itOf course, I have deliberately omitted the old snakebit cure which I still carry in a plastic bottle, not having sufficient courage of conviction to trust the precious pint to a plastic bag and rubber band! 
-Not being a jam or honey eater, the only "​liquid"​ item I have to worry about is butter. Last walk, in an endeavour to be a realpurist, I + 
-did without butter - and I didn't miss it Of course, I have deliberately +**__Change ​in December  ​Walks Programme__** 
-omitted the old snakebit cure which I still carry in a plastic bottle, not having sufficient courage of conviction to trust the precious pint to a plastic bag and rubber band: + 
-Change ​in December  ​Walks_ErograTe. +Primitive Arts Week-end. December 14-15-16. Leader, Ron Knightley,​ 
-Primitive Arts Neek-end. December 14-15-16. Leader, Ron Knightley,​ +November 30 - December 1-2, (Same weekend as Bill Burke, same area). 
-November 30 - December 1-2, (Same geekeruL +Activities will include: Saturday Night Corroboree. Digeridoo competition. ​Boomerang-throwing. 
-Bill Burke, same area). +Miss International ​Dusky Tania Contest 
-Activities will include: Saturday Night Corroboree. Digeridoo competition. ​-Bcaomerang-throwing. + 
-giss Int4;​national ​Dusky TaniEr ​Contest +Don't forget to bring your own digeridoo. The leader only has one 
-+-----------------------------
- ,​21,​!,​ c,4, +=== FIRST PERAMBULATOR TO KANANGRA ​TOPS === 
- ​Don'​t forget to bng sour own digeridp he leader only has one +January-February,​ 1931. - Part I. 
-;. A 1 + 
-.% +When a man acquires a small family and still is afflicted with bush mania, he has to pause frequently during his family-sustaining activities and cogitate furiously ​about what to do with the wife and hipper. Of course he could say quite brassily "​I'​m off with the blokes, ​dear. I'll take care of myself and see that I'm not a total loss to youBye-bye!"​ He could toss his 60 pounds ​swag daintily, twirl a billycan round his index finger and swagger off relieved at having shed his worries, ​responsibilities ​and family ​definitely with a thudSo long as he does not look back and see the beautiful eyes of his understanding wife mist over with the tears of disappointment and 
-r  ​-0,​46,​444.4.,,,​. ​  +provided he shuts his ears to his young son's pertinent "we goin'. camping- daddy?"​ he is reasonably safe and should have a good timeHe does have a good time for there'​s nothing like a good buck party in the bush! Where blokes can be wire-haired terriers, vociferously insulting to each other, ​crude, rude and not too blurry particular about anything. It's a great life, - but being married somehow makes the difference to a fellowHis wife does anyway; and young junior does his unconscious or conscious best
-;​*;,​."​7:​t" ​   + 
-:kw!,  +Well, about this perambulator tripIt was something different; believe meI've got a backache yet. First I roused the district. There is nothing like publicity; sometimes it produces ​results. I advertised as follows "Wanted, a good strong, commodious pram, for country roads, Twins size preferred. URGENTReplies to Footslogger,​ "​Express"​ office? Hurstville."​ The young lady in the office giggled, so there must have been something funny somewhereBeing in a hurry (a necessary concomitant of my existence) I called for the replies too early and so got none. I did not bother to call again because Satan, for my Sins, guided ​me to a second-hand dump at Rockdale and introduced me to the only for the job ever pupped, and a mild-mannered man who had charge ​of it and gladly put it through its paces. That pram could do everything but eat and propel itself. It even had nice, red tassels around it, but I found a pair of scissors later and gave it a jazz cut. I suspect that mild-mannered man saw it coming. He thought me a goat, and pitied my child, and wished he could see the works when the child'​s ​Mother's eyes lit upon that antiquated Pharaoh'​s chariot. I bought the springless squat, long-handled,​ wide; box-like, be-tasselled,​ heavy iron framed, 40 pound insult to the pram family ​then lugged it to a Henry Ford joint, got new tyres, spares ard split pins, pitched it into the train, where a lot of people looked at it so earnestly that it folded itself up in a new way that neither tha mild- mannered man nor myself knew aboutHaving paid good money for it I felt inclined to pity the resurrected atrocity, but after carrying it home on my shoulder in the form of a hamper (one of its Jekyll and Hyde phases) I gave it a private, unmentionable and blistering cognomen. 
-Now Cgto + 
-October 1962 The Sydney Bushwalker .15 FIRST PERAMBULATOR TO KPINANGRA ​TOPSJanuary-February,​ 1931. - Part I.  +Margaret (that'​s the wife) viewed the thing with amazement then laughed quite rudelyI did the Works for her and this time the contraption folded up into a baby's cradle on rockersWe straightened it out again and changed it to a pram. (mountain climbing, caper satanii ​sp; probably. A scientist might be able to correct me if I'm wrong)Young Milo - our 20 months old curiosity ​box - climbed on top whilst I held it firmly to prevent it biting or kicking or folding up some other way, then we went for a preliminary tour all around ​the yard, It yawed, ​wobbled ​and was quite conversational about the axles but otherwise behaved itself and Milo was delighted. I hadn't the heart to tell him he would probably have to walkThat kid has one fault in particular; he takes too much for granted. 
-tss flihenea tan acquires a small family and still is afflicted with bush. maniai dze haS"to'pause frequently during his family-sustaining activities and cogjetate- furiOusly ​about what to do with the wife and hipper. Of course he could say quite brassily "​I'​m off with the blokes, ​deah. I'll take care of myself and see that I'm not a total loss to you Bye-bye!"​ He could toss his 60 pOunds ​swag daintily, twirla billycan round his index fingereandee ​swagger off relieved at having shed his worries, ​regoonsibilities ​and faiaiiy ​definitely with a,:thudSo long as he does not look back and see the beautiful + 
-eyes of his understanding wife mist over with the tears of disappointment and +We were horribly stuck for time - that is to say we had plenty of time, but the bush was calling and the kid and the wife were handling their camp gear about every half hour. When they get like that there is only thing to do, so actually we were stuck for time. How to make the contraption hold a lot of gear and the boy too, was a problem. I placed this cross between a harvesting machine ​and a billy-cart before me, sat on a box, peeled two bananas and ate them slowly, whilst I studied the problem. ​Bananas are excellent food, if somewhat slippery ​to the teethI got a great idea - a really brilliant idea, because it enabled me to put plenty of weight onto the pram in a quick, effective and economical manner. The fact that I had to push it made it doubly interesting;​ anyway, the
-.provided he shuts his ears to his young son's pertinent "we goin'. camping- daddy?"​ he isreasonably safe and should have a good timeHe doeshavea +
-good time for there'​s nothing like a good buck party in theebushi-Where ,blokes can be wire-haired terriers, vociferously insulting to each other, ​crudenude +
-and not too blurry particular about anything. It's a great life, - but being +
-married somehow makes the difference to a fellowHis -wife doesanyway; and young junior does his unconscious or conscious best +
-Well, about this perambulator tripIt was something different; believe me+
-I've got a backache yet. First I roused the district. There is nothing like publicity; sometimes it prodaces ​results. I advertised as follows ​"Wante(;t, a good strong, commodious pram, for country roads, Twins size preferred. URGENTReplies to Footslogger,​ "​Express"​ office? Hurstville."​The ydung4ady ​in the office giggled, so there must have been something funny somewhere ​,Being in a hurry (a necessary concomitant of my existence) I called for the rePlie'​stoo ​early and so got none. I did not bother to call again because Satan, for '​itrSins, guided ​ma to a second-hand dump at Rockdale and introduced me to the only for the job ever pupped, and a mild-mannered man who had charge ​e,;' ​it and gladly put it through its paces. That pram could do everything but eat apA propel itself. It eVen had nice, red tassels around it, but I found a pairof ​scissors later and gave it a jazz cut. I suspect that mild-mannered man saw inc coming. He thought me a goat, and pitied my child, and wished he could see the works when the child'​s ​Juother's eyes lit upon that antiquated Pharaoh'​s chariot. I bought the springless squat, long-handled,​ wide; box-like, be-tasselled,​ heavy iron framed, 40 pound insult to the pram familyr ​then lugged it to a Henry Ford joint, got new tyres, spares ard split pins, pitched it into the train, where a lot of people looked at it so earnestly that it folded itself up in a new way that neither tha mild- mannered man nor myself knew about Having paid good money for it I felt inclined to pity the resurrected atrocity, but after carrying it home on my shoulder in the form of a hamper (one of its Jekyll and Hyde phases) I gave it a private, unmentionable and blistering cognomen. +
-Margaret (that'​s the wife) viewed the thing with amazement then laughed quite rudelyI did the Works for her and this time the contraption folded up into a baby's cradle on rockersWe straightened it out again and changed it to a pram. (mountain climbing, caper eatanii ​sp; probe bly. A scientist might be able to correct me if I'm wrong) Young Milo - our 20 months old exiriveity ​box - +
-16 The Sydney Bu,shwalker October 1962 +
-climbed on top whilst I held it firmly to prevent it biting or kicking or folding up some other way, then we went for a preliminary tour all arourld +
-the yard, It yawed, ​wcbbled ​and was quite conversational about the aXaeat ​but otherwise behaved itself and Milo was delighted. I hadn't the ht-to tell him he would probably have to walkThat kid has one fault in palr,​titddlar; he takes too much for granted. +
-We were horribly stuck for time - that is to say we had plenty of time, but the bush was calling and the kid and the wife were handling their camp gear +
-about every half hour0 When they get like that there is only thing to do, so actually we were stuck for time. How to make the contraption hold a lot of gear +
-and the boy too, was a problem, 1 placed this cross between a harvesting machine +
-..ste a billy-cart before me, sat on a box, peeled two bananas and ate them slowly ,whilst I studied the problem0 ​Bananas are excellent food, if somewhat slippery ​b(-0- the teethI got a great idea - a really brilliant idea, because it enabled me to put plenty of weight onto the pram in a quick, effective and economical +
-manner. The fact that I '​Ind ​to push it made it doubly interesting;​ anyway, the+
 problem was solved. problem was solved.
 +
 Assisted by Milo (he insisted) I fitted two canvas boxes at the sides, slung from little hardwood booms fitted across the pram. Another box was fitted to the front (or back; who knows which end Of a pram is the front?), new Washers were added to the axles to reduce the vA,Ible, and some other removable improvements were made. Then blimey there stood the Kanangra Limited (speed and springs) Expressp nearly as wide as a sullgj replete with awning, stays, billycan box, side tucker and gear boxes, foot rest for the passenger, rifle carrier and new tyres, No other nipper ever had a go-cart like this one Dismantled, packed and legA4Oped so that it couldn'​t do any tricks it weighed 62 pounds, which included a Assisted by Milo (he insisted) I fitted two canvas boxes at the sides, slung from little hardwood booms fitted across the pram. Another box was fitted to the front (or back; who knows which end Of a pram is the front?), new Washers were added to the axles to reduce the vA,Ible, and some other removable improvements were made. Then blimey there stood the Kanangra Limited (speed and springs) Expressp nearly as wide as a sullgj replete with awning, stays, billycan box, side tucker and gear boxes, foot rest for the passenger, rifle carrier and new tyres, No other nipper ever had a go-cart like this one Dismantled, packed and legA4Oped so that it couldn'​t do any tricks it weighed 62 pounds, which included a
 lOt of gear stowedinside. First, we pushed it to the local railway,. consigned lOt of gear stowedinside. First, we pushed it to the local railway,. consigned
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