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 |Federation Report| |14| |Federation Report| |14|
 |Santa Claus' Lament| |16| |Santa Claus' Lament| |16|
-|Just for Prospeetives ​& New Members| |18|+|Just for Prospectives ​& New Members| |18|
 |Outward Bound Course for Girls| |19| |Outward Bound Course for Girls| |19|
 |Snooper'​s News| |20| |Snooper'​s News| |20|
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 Man is gregarious. This is an axiom as fundamental as the atom, or income tax. The sharing of hopes and fears is a necessary exercise that no one can really avoid, or perhaps, would want to. Man is gregarious. This is an axiom as fundamental as the atom, or income tax. The sharing of hopes and fears is a necessary exercise that no one can really avoid, or perhaps, would want to.
  
-When one looks around at the range of peculiar sou1-mates available, companionship ​beconies ​a quizzical thing, but a strong common interest is a wonderful starting ​ point, transcending unusual physical features and divers mental aberrations.+When one looks around at the range of peculiar sou1-mates available, companionship ​becomes ​a quizzical thing, but a strong common interest is a wonderful starting ​ point, transcending unusual physical features and divers mental aberrations.
  
 Christmas is a perennial reminder that togetherness and common interest is the all pervading factor in the fabric of our lives. Christmas is a perennial reminder that togetherness and common interest is the all pervading factor in the fabric of our lives.
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 However we bow to convention and this issue is dedicated to the joy that is Christmas, the hope that is Man. However we bow to convention and this issue is dedicated to the joy that is Christmas, the hope that is Man.
  
-It is also our 25th anniverary ​as a monthly magazine with Rigby cover and this is surely worthy of special attention.+It is also our 25th anniversary ​as a monthly magazine with Rigby cover and this is surely worthy of special attention.
  
-"Joie de Vie" we hope you enjoy particularly - our first attempt at illustrated folk lore, and a commendable effort by the two artists concerned. The author has specialy reuested ​anonymity - why, we'll never know - but Knightley'​s a bloke whose confidence I'll always respect.+"Joie de Vie" we hope you enjoy particularly - our first attempt at illustrated folk lore, and a commendable effort by the two artists concerned. The author has specially requested ​anonymity - why, we'll never know - but Knightley'​s a bloke whose confidence I'll always respect.
  
 The crux of our Christmas carolling follows without further ado. The crux of our Christmas carolling follows without further ado.
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 The first walk described by the Walks Secretary was that led by Bob Godfrey at the 6 hour week-end. This was something of a mystery hike. It was programmed to go to Bunbunbah Creek, but somehow the party were next heard of in a hired station wagon on a prospecting tour of the Capertee and Turon. There was no mention of any walking. The second walk that week-end led by Bill Rodgers appeared to have achieved all objectives, including Mt. Wallara, Mt. Guougang and Morong Falls. The party camped in an inch of snow on Friday night. The third walk - Reg Meekins trip from Yalwal to Tallong - went according to schedule, except that the River had to be crossed at Badgery'​s instead of at the bottom of Dynamite trail. There were 6 members and 2 prospectives on the trip, and the hospitality of the Crisp family at Tolwong station was as warm as ever. Wilf said that any walkers visiting the area should make a special point of calling in. A fourth walk to Bunbundah Creek and Dangera Creek was led by Alan Round. The week-end walk on 5-7th October was cancelled because the leader was away, but Raymond U'​Brien'​s Sunday walk attracted 8 members. Some fine waratahs were photographed,​ but we're not saying where. Because of a scheduled T.V. filming on Sunday 14th the track clearing week-end on Starlight'​s trail was postponed. Unfortunately,​ the T.V. filming was postponed also. The Instructional week-end led by Denise Hull and Eileen Taylor went as per programme. The Saturday weekend walk was cancelled due to lack of starters and there was no Sunday walk. The Federation Search and Rescue week-end on 19-21st, was not so well attended as last year, but a splendid demonstration was held. About 20 member'​s were there. The Sunday walk from Bundeena to Garie was led by Grace Rigg, who had 6 members and 3 prospectives on the trip. The flowers were good, and even the hakea was appreciated. Lunch was partaken in a secret cave of Frank Leyden'​s. Grace believes the walk should be counted as a test. The first walk described by the Walks Secretary was that led by Bob Godfrey at the 6 hour week-end. This was something of a mystery hike. It was programmed to go to Bunbunbah Creek, but somehow the party were next heard of in a hired station wagon on a prospecting tour of the Capertee and Turon. There was no mention of any walking. The second walk that week-end led by Bill Rodgers appeared to have achieved all objectives, including Mt. Wallara, Mt. Guougang and Morong Falls. The party camped in an inch of snow on Friday night. The third walk - Reg Meekins trip from Yalwal to Tallong - went according to schedule, except that the River had to be crossed at Badgery'​s instead of at the bottom of Dynamite trail. There were 6 members and 2 prospectives on the trip, and the hospitality of the Crisp family at Tolwong station was as warm as ever. Wilf said that any walkers visiting the area should make a special point of calling in. A fourth walk to Bunbundah Creek and Dangera Creek was led by Alan Round. The week-end walk on 5-7th October was cancelled because the leader was away, but Raymond U'​Brien'​s Sunday walk attracted 8 members. Some fine waratahs were photographed,​ but we're not saying where. Because of a scheduled T.V. filming on Sunday 14th the track clearing week-end on Starlight'​s trail was postponed. Unfortunately,​ the T.V. filming was postponed also. The Instructional week-end led by Denise Hull and Eileen Taylor went as per programme. The Saturday weekend walk was cancelled due to lack of starters and there was no Sunday walk. The Federation Search and Rescue week-end on 19-21st, was not so well attended as last year, but a splendid demonstration was held. About 20 member'​s were there. The Sunday walk from Bundeena to Garie was led by Grace Rigg, who had 6 members and 3 prospectives on the trip. The flowers were good, and even the hakea was appreciated. Lunch was partaken in a secret cave of Frank Leyden'​s. Grace believes the walk should be counted as a test.
  
-Stuart Brook'​s Mountain Lagoon - Colo River walk was taken by Wilf Hilder instead, and there were 7 starters. Unfortunately Tony Quietsch had cartillege trouble in the'knee, and had to be taken back. The rest of the party went on to the Colo River, which was very welcome after a hot spell on the ridges. Great areas of felled timber were found at the head of Tootie Creek. There was a magnificent panorama from the top of Condor trig. Several serious errors were found in the St. Alban'​s military map. By 27 and 28th, Bob Godfrey was demotorised (station wagon returned to hirer). His walk to Woronara Dam and O'​Hare'​s Creek was enjoyed by 6 members. David Ingram'​s George'​s River walk on October 28th was done by 12 members, 5 prospectives and 1 visitor. David described the country from Minto to Freer'​s Crossing as open farming country. There are very few campsites along the river, but there are some oustanding ​swimming pools, including Bushwalker'​s Basin. It was a good hot weather walk.+Stuart Brook'​s Mountain Lagoon - Colo River walk was taken by Wilf Hilder instead, and there were 7 starters. Unfortunately Tony Quietsch had cartillege trouble in the knee, and had to be taken back. The rest of the party went on to the Colo River, which was very welcome after a hot spell on the ridges. Great areas of felled timber were found at the head of Tootie Creek. There was a magnificent panorama from the top of Condor trig. Several serious errors were found in the St. Alban'​s military map. By 27 and 28th, Bob Godfrey was demotorised (station wagon returned to hirer). His walk to Woronara Dam and O'​Hare'​s Creek was enjoyed by 6 members. David Ingram'​s George'​s River walk on October 28th was done by 12 members, 5 prospectives and 1 visitor. David described the country from Minto to Freer'​s Crossing as open farming country. There are very few campsites along the river, but there are some outstanding ​swimming pools, including Bushwalker'​s Basin. It was a good hot weather walk.
  
 Mick Elphick told us that the Conservation Conference, chaired by Allen Strom considered some 16 motions. Subjects discussed included subdivisions,​ wild life destruction and the effect of burning off on bird life. Mick Elphick told us that the Conservation Conference, chaired by Allen Strom considered some 16 motions. Subjects discussed included subdivisions,​ wild life destruction and the effect of burning off on bird life.
  
-The meeting closed after a few announcements of general interest. Wilf told us that a new 50,000 scale map of Canberra is available, also a sketch map of the Upper Capertee and that the Ulladulla map would be available soon. A new songbook compiled by the Kameruka ​Clab is available for 5/-, and proceeds will go to S & R. Also National Parks Association Christmas cards are available for 1/-.+The meeting closed after a few announcements of general interest. Wilf told us that a new 50,000 scale map of Canberra is available, also a sketch map of the Upper Capertee and that the Ulladulla map would be available soon. A new songbook compiled by the Kameruka ​Club is available for 5/-, and proceeds will go to S & R. Also National Parks Association Christmas cards are available for 1/-.
  
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 Club members will be in camp at North Era and surfing at South Era from 26th December, 1962 to 1st January 1963. Day walkers will be welcome at any time during the period. Club members will be in camp at North Era and surfing at South Era from 26th December, 1962 to 1st January 1963. Day walkers will be welcome at any time during the period.
  
-Infregdent ​trains to Lilyvale and walk out, or hourly trains to Waterfall, thence bus or hire car from Waterfall to Governor Game Lookout or Garie Beach, then walk a mile or so.+Infrequent ​trains to Lilyvale and walk out, or hourly trains to Waterfall, thence bus or hire car from Waterfall to Governor Game Lookout or Garie Beach, then walk a mile or so.
  
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 Alas, the Rudolph Cup has indeed disappeared,​ and no wonder! Like all those things which the gods love, it died young. Alas, the Rudolph Cup has indeed disappeared,​ and no wonder! Like all those things which the gods love, it died young.
  
-It was conceived on a winter'​s night in 1953, when Admiral Anderson and I sat considering the blank Sundays on the hot end of his walks programme. We decided that we ourselves would fill the breach, and having little personal experience of Sunday walks, we had the impression that they must be somehow tied up with conservation,​ birds, bees and flowers. For the first  blank Sunday we mounted "Flora and Fauna study, Coogee to La Perouse via the rocks."​ Ah - innoceht ​youths. Nauseated by this masterpiece,​ somebody began to whistle the Eton Boating Song, and immediately the next Sunday walk became "Boat Race, National Park." As patron deity for the event, we chose Rudolph, who had so liberally irrigated us the Christmas before, in the Kommung.+It was conceived on a winter'​s night in 1953, when Admiral Anderson and I sat considering the blank Sundays on the hot end of his walks programme. We decided that we ourselves would fill the breach, and having little personal experience of Sunday walks, we had the impression that they must be somehow tied up with conservation,​ birds, bees and flowers. For the first  blank Sunday we mounted "Flora and Fauna study, Coogee to La Perouse via the rocks."​ Ah - innocent ​youths. Nauseated by this masterpiece,​ somebody began to whistle the Eton Boating Song, and immediately the next Sunday walk became "Boat Race, National Park." As patron deity for the event, we chose Rudolph, who had so liberally irrigated us the Christmas before, in the Kowmung.
  
-"​National Park?",​ said a more senior member when the programme came before the Committee, "You mean, Audley?"​ "​Yes",​ sparred the Admiral guiltily, "it will be perfectly orderly."​ He little knew! The first cup race was attended by eleven brave souls - and Rudolph, who graced his feast with thunder, lightning, water-spout and hurricanes. It was an auspicious omen, and year by year thereafter the ceremonies flourished more and more. The "flora and fauna study",​ "hich only ended in our surprising a nudist colony in full swing and being shot up in the rear of the Long Bay rifle range was featureless and futureless when compared with its twin Sunday ​malk.+"​National Park?",​ said a more senior member when the programme came before the Committee, "You mean, Audley?"​ "​Yes",​ sparred the Admiral guiltily, "it will be perfectly orderly."​ He little knew! The first cup race was attended by eleven brave souls - and Rudolph, who graced his feast with thunder, lightning, water-spout and hurricanes. It was an auspicious omen, and year by year thereafter the ceremonies flourished more and more. The "flora and fauna study",​ "which only ended in our surprising a nudist colony in full swing and being shot up in the rear of the Long Bay rifle range was featureless and futureless when compared with its twin Sunday ​walk.
  
 Year after year the Audley valley rang to the crash of breaking timber and the screams of the helpless victims as, deprived of their oars or their senses, they were pushed first over the finishing line. Year after year Rudolph sent hail, cloudbursts and thunder to mark his sacrifice, and the number of his devotees swelled. By 1957, scores of innocent civilian bystanders on the finishing line-bridge were being forced to empty 44 gallon drums of unholy-water on the victors. But in 1958, something waS wrong, the Deity was absent. Not a cloud in the sky. Above the crunch of the breaking ribs of boats and bushwalkers,​ elephantine crashings in the bushes proclaimed the arrival of the Police! They were very decent about it, but it was obvious, by the time that they left us, that the Cup and its patron were exiled from their home shrine forever. Year after year the Audley valley rang to the crash of breaking timber and the screams of the helpless victims as, deprived of their oars or their senses, they were pushed first over the finishing line. Year after year Rudolph sent hail, cloudbursts and thunder to mark his sacrifice, and the number of his devotees swelled. By 1957, scores of innocent civilian bystanders on the finishing line-bridge were being forced to empty 44 gallon drums of unholy-water on the victors. But in 1958, something waS wrong, the Deity was absent. Not a cloud in the sky. Above the crunch of the breaking ribs of boats and bushwalkers,​ elephantine crashings in the bushes proclaimed the arrival of the Police! They were very decent about it, but it was obvious, by the time that they left us, that the Cup and its patron were exiled from their home shrine forever.
  
-At first there was talk of transferring the cult to salt water and I for one put aside an 85 horse engine, a 6 x 4 inch centrifugal ​pamp and a gold-sluicing monitor which I thought might be acceptable instruments of sacrifice, but it was not to be. The ceremonies had always been accompanied by the admixture of a fair amount of human blood with the water and it was felt that sharks could be a nuisance.... Rudolph'​s standard was briefly raised, under squalid conditions, at places such as Wallacia, but only ever as a Pretender to a throne already held by others. His days of pride and glory were done, forever. The Cup was bereft of its purpose in life, and the sad vessel withered, oxidised and died. Let no man try to re-create the past. Get cracking, and think of something new!+At first there was talk of transferring the cult to salt water and I for one put aside an 85 horse engine, a 6 x 4 inch centrifugal ​pump and a gold-sluicing monitor which I thought might be acceptable instruments of sacrifice, but it was not to be. The ceremonies had always been accompanied by the admixture of a fair amount of human blood with the water and it was felt that sharks could be a nuisance.... Rudolph'​s standard was briefly raised, under squalid conditions, at places such as Wallacia, but only ever as a Pretender to a throne already held by others. His days of pride and glory were done, forever. The Cup was bereft of its purpose in life, and the sad vessel withered, oxidised and died. Let no man try to re-create the past. Get cracking, and think of something new!
  
 Puttoh. Puttoh.
  
-__Footnote for scholars__. Rudolph is of course, a pagan deity, the last member of the Bushwalker'​s ​Partheon. He is the God of blood, iron and hypophosphites,​ the operator in Sod's Law, the holy wielder of the "Last Bloody Straw"​. His mottoes are "Never give a sucker a break"?​ and "​Always hit a bushwalker when he's down". He can take the form of other pagan gods to get them into trouble, but he more usually takes the form of well-known bushwalkers to upset billies into the fire, walk through tent ropes and stand on pipes, eggs or compasses. In invisible form, it is he who guides the smoke from camp fires in the way it usually takes and puts extra greasy rocks in the best stream crossings.+__Footnote for scholars__. Rudolph is of course, a pagan deity, the last member of the Bushwalker'​s ​Pantheon. He is the God of blood, iron and hypophosphites,​ the operator in Sod's Law, the holy wielder of the "Last Bloody Straw"​. His mottoes are "Never give a sucker a break"?​ and "​Always hit a bushwalker when he's down". He can take the form of other pagan gods to get them into trouble, but he more usually takes the form of well-known bushwalkers to upset billies into the fire, walk through tent ropes and stand on pipes, eggs or compasses. In invisible form, it is he who guides the smoke from camp fires in the way it usually takes and puts extra greasy rocks in the best stream crossings.
  
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 Prospective left behind. Prospective left behind.
  
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 +=== Paddy Made. ===
  
-07 +__It comes around every yearChristmas.__
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--Just outThe 1963 ettl-ition of flThoW1kE Volme at2/1). +To our many bushwalking friendsall here at Paddy'​s ​send greetings
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- t 9 , ., -. +===== Federation ReportOctober 1962===== 
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-/ ) i I +__S.B.WDelegates__Only three delegates ​from this Club attended. No advice ​was received from the fourth delegate. 
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--' +__Search and Rescue__. ​Supt. Jardine ​of the Police Department ​has been detailed as liaison officer ​with Search and RescueAdditional ​cliff rescue gear is still being acquired. ​It is proposed ​to purchase another VF.T. walkie-talkie outfit. 
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-/ 1 +__Annual Ball__. A total of 306 attended ​the Federation Ba1l on 14th September. A profit of £89 resulted ​from the sale of ball tickets and the profit from the guessing competition was £137.12.3Prizes were won by (1Mr. D.M. Mittlehauser,​ 30 Anderson Street, Belmore ​(2GYoung98 Janet Street, Leichhardt. 
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-:.' ​La" - ' +__Publications Committee__. Ideas for improved distribution of the next "Bushwalker"​ Annual ​are requested
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-.,+__Blue Mountains National Park__. Picnic ​areas have now been provided ​at 
-z-4.7,,T. e..,, +Mt. Banks and Hunderford Gully ("The Slide" or Pages Pass) - not to be confused ​with Hungerford Creek which is further ​to the north east. Hungerford'​s ​Gully, a track is being built to the Grose River cliffsTwo rangers are now employed and patrol ​at week-ends. 
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- ,,,,,​-:​ c._..,t,,..r., +__Heathcote Primitive Area__. Fireplaces to be built area cleared. ​The Trust is taking action ​about excessive clearing ​of Scout camping sites and the Scouts are now co-operating in camp ethicsVehicles on Water Board and Electricity ​Commission'​s ​access roads have been restricted. ​The Miana lease of 85 acres is to be renewed ​to the Mountain Trails Club
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-J,I.' +__N.P.ACentral ​Region__ is to survey primitive areas in National ​Park and Kuringai Chase. It appears likely that a national park will be established ​in time on the Shoalhaven River (Horseshoe Bends) ​on the Western Peak about the BlockupThe Gloucester Tops reserve has been extended ​and the fire trail from Barrington ​Tops to Gloucester Tops is no longer trafficable for vehicles. 
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-'at.:​A.;','​ +__Tracks ​and Access__Improvements ​to tracks in several areas are under consideration. The Kameruka ​Club has undertaken to provide a section ​of tracksuitably drained, at the dangerous portion ​of the Korrowal Buttress. The Hobnails Club will blaze Page's Pass, (Hungerford'​s Track). C.M.W. are to place additional ​pitons ​at Tarro's Ladder and at Carlon'​s Head and to improve the chains at that location. Starlight'trail and Bellon [Beloon] Pass are to be cleared and cairns erected where necessary
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-+__Colong Caves__. A gate has been erected thereaccording to reports, but the location of it is not clear. ​No doubt more details will be forthcoming. 
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-+For all your transport from Blackheath contact Hatswell'​s Taxi & Transport Service. Ringwritewire or call any hour day or night. 
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-ve .f..,' i,V ,g +'​Phone:​ Blackheath W459 of W151. 
-If..., t, --0 + 
-+Booking office: 4 doors from the Gardners ​Inn Hotel (look for the neon sign)
-+ 
-.. . 'i., +Speedy ​6 or 8 passenger cars available. Large or small parties catered for. 
-+ 
-The Syr aney Deccribor 1962 +Fares
-FFPERJATInY 1P62 + 
-sBwDe:​lerTates Onjv-tbree delogate ​from this Club AtefL(...1( as usuaI No +  * Kanangra Walls: ​30/- per head (minimum 5 passengers) 
-. -  _ - +  * Perry'​s Lookdown: 4/per head (minimum 5 passengers) 
-advice ​vas received from the f(-yarth +  * Jenolan State Forest: ​20/- per head (minimum 5 passengers) 
-Search aid R6scue, ​Supt, Jard ine of the Polic Do cartmcnt ​has been detailed +  * Carlon'​s Farm: 12/6 per head (minimum 5 passengers) 
-arnr..4.4.* + 
-as lialEon ofsicer ​with Sc.:arch-a Pt ditional ​cliff rescue gear is +We will be pleased to quote trips or special parties on application
-still being aGclLdx-e(1, ​It is proped ​to ,:,urcbasc V 1 1. walkie- talkie outfit, + 
-Annual Ball. A total of 306 attc:​rde ​the.. ecieraticn Li1l n 14th September. A profit ​-of 289 rcsultOd ​fromthe c31c: of ball tir..nd ​the profit from the guessinL; competiti_on wa5-137,1 Prizes wc...r w,7,n by 02Yr0,1-L +---- 
-Mittlehauser,​ 30 Anb sson Ce(i:L:nuV3 JE,not Stroet, Leichhardt + 
-Publications Committeo, idcas far (:)- the nc,xt "Busnwalifern ADnuaL ​are 1-.2quosiDei.,​i,​ +===== Santa Claus' ​Lament. ===== 
-Blue Mbuntalns Jtioncl Park,. Picnic ​az-bas ​have no w f5ro-v6e& ​at + 
-. +You all know me. I'm that hard-working fool\\ 
-Banks and F",r-v-r,​-f'​--,​ -r-i  7 = , n , +Who slaves all year round where the temperature'​s cool,\\ 
-  X' c.,LE not to be confused +Hustling and bustling to make lots of toys,\\ 
-ith Hungerford Creek which i A:rtr to -the oast A1 Hurq7erford's +(a) To drive parents mad with their incessant noise.\\
-Galy, a-trad: f_s built to the 1rose TNrarlq,ers an,.! +
-now employd pat-261 ​at eek-enCIJ, +
-Heathcote Primiti7:​Mrealaces t,-) be b-ii3t oleare, ​The +
-Trust is tali,:ar L5,​cti6n ​about i c aie clearino; ​of Scout  ​uior-o F1'​i,​teF3 ​and +
-the Scoats ​-f.'re now c,' ,​-oper;​Iti-zig rinWator :​I:​7)71rd ​and Electricity ​Commsslon'​s ​accsS roLds-hc',​ve ben ro,​abiotod ​The M5ana +
-of 85 acres is toT36:3 '​enewd ​to the './​Ioun-,​.:​-DdnTralln - +
-N.P,ACentral ​Region Its to survcy aas In ionii Park and alringaa.-Chase, ​It anpoars likethnt d nation.,​31-prk tll beE:​stabli2eci +
-in time on the S'​Iaoalna von H.j vo-? (Eors2h0E3 33rAS'; ​on the West:'​- Dn t. ,7 about the BloCRup, TueGlo,,​Icster-ToD;​jrc vo h-frlz br.-;​en-;:​endecl ​and the fir - +
-trail from''​.3. i veriavton. ​Tops to alo'​.7,​cester To.Qs long fc,r vehicles. +
-Traoks ​and Acccs., Tzi7rov.,,​m(=t3 ​to trc'​JKs ii 5t;v..-L..7_1 afon,:.3 +
-ationr, ​The Lameruka ​Club ha6 ,​=.3+--)fl ​of trncL1-, +
-saitably ch:'​ained, at t11:: thri erou.5 p ortion ​of ;:iorrovi +
-Hobnails Club will b1azePLLE-zi TacL), j:re to +
-place additional ​pit6nt. ​at Tarro':i Ladac, ;Tnd at IThacl ​and to improve +
-the chains at th,:-YG ihcatIon, Strlight,'2; trail 13,1:110n Pas are to 'r2.6 +
-cle8-Ted ancl. e:​e.'​ectd whre - +
-Colonc.-na, c---aO hoz bc,en oft,(.7tc:​-1 ​but +
- ​- ​ -  -  - :  - - - - _ - +
-location of it iL; ro:L, cle2, No coui:​Jr ​more tc:i j_s viLt +
- Ltee'​nor'​rJt-0 P to c r-f 1--v; +
-resign ​frc;​ra ​the positr, ​of Minute ​Ooceta'​12y,​ Thu at +
-the Novewbor J7;,nd Ciub'​s ​(11r.,​.7,​Auc plt.15ed fl-om +
-ary members ​wa.Lur ​to take the 7)nsitic..1, +
-With what must be the gest 0 t jon CoM..r.CTitt ​,J1..Tycis ​to +
-invade-New EeAland i mr-,​--:​.th ​(pro-only L,m.3 much nr)iFe-as the Tr,n1ra +
-did, too)No loc3s than 25 will 1,:27.-re '7^7 climbing, +
-December 1962 +
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-DO YOU NEM 7,The Sydney Bushwalker 15 +
-PLUMBING TROUBLES??? +
-NEW ROOFGUTTERING ​and DOWNPIPES ​?? +
-OR DOES  ​TIE ROOF AND GUTTERING NEED RE-PAINTING ​?? OR PERHAPS - +
-A N1 WATER SERVICE OR HOT WATER-INSTALLATION ​?? +
-. ,  +
-No job is too small - for any plumbing ​installation ​or alterations +
-. . +
-YOU NEED ROY'S FRIENDLY PLUMBING SERVICE +
-CONTACT ROY CRAGGS inthe S.B.W., Club-rooms ​or contact Joe Crdggs, Carpenter and Painter, 41 Rosamond Street, Hornsby, Telephone JU2203 ​REMEMBER ​YOU NEED ROY 'S FRIENDLY SERVICE ​!!! +
-FOR ALL YOUR TRANSPORT ​ FROM BLACKHEATH +
-CONTACT HATSWELL'S TAU AND TOURIST S +
-RINGWRITEMIRE OR CALL ANY HOUR - '​Phone:​ Blackheath W459 or W151  +
-ERVICE+
-DAY OR NIGHT.. +
-BOOKING OFFICE: 4 doors from Gardiners ​Inn Hotel (LOOK FOR THE NEON SIGN+
-SPEEDY ​6 or 8 PASSENGER CARS AVAILABLE +
-URGE OR SMATT4P4RTIE CATERED FOR +
-FARESKANANGRA WALLS +
-PERRY 'S LOOKDOWN '​JENOLAN STATE FOREST CARLON'​S 'FARM +
-30/- per head (minimum 5 passengers) +
-id-  ​+
-20/-  +
-12/6 +
-It +
-11 H +
-11  11 +
-WE WILL BE PLEASED TO QUOTE TRIPS OR SPECIAL PARTIES ON APPLICATION +
-16. The Sydney Bushwalker December 1962 +
-SANTA CLAUS' ​LAMENT ​ +
-Yoll all know me. I'm that hard-working fool +
-Who slaves all year maild where-the temperature'​s cool, Hustling and bustling to make lots of toys, +
-(a) TO drive parents mad with their incessant noise.+
 (b) To gladden the hearts of all good girls and boys. (b) To gladden the hearts of all good girls and boys.
 +
 (Parents read line (a); Children, line (b). (Parents read line (a); Children, line (b).
-Not stopping to-rest, it's a turbine I am, Just belting along like an old BondiTram. And even with Philip'​s now famdUs ​advice,+ 
 +Not stopping to rest, it's a turbine I am,\\ 
 +Just belting along like an old Bondi Tram.\\ 
 +And even with Philip'​s now famous ​advice,\\
 I find with it all, twelve months just suffice. I find with it all, twelve months just suffice.
-A'few days ago I was fihally ​through; + 
-So I packed all those toys without more ado. And labelled ​theda clearly to each land on Earth, (This year I resolved to give Cuba wide berth). +A few days ago I was finally ​through;\\ 
-I hooked up my reindeer,-took,off like a shot But straight from the &lows, 'down under' was hot. And with all of the chores I had to do first, By Xmas morning I'd a helluva thirst. +So I packed all those toys without more ado.\\ 
-I-mihded ​the time, when inspecting Wood's Creek, ​T6 some scruffy campers I'd-happened to sppeak. Now this illob was clearly nor thirsty nor hot, I asked for the secret and here's what I got. +And labelled ​them clearly to each land on Earth,\\ 
-"​When ​thirst $ or hot or just feeling lowYou'​ll ​quicid$ ​be mired if only you'll go +(This year I resolved to give Cuba wide berth). 
-To-that old*orld hotel on the EUrrajong trailMorth ​Richmond'​s'​ the name - its business, good ale."​ + 
-So I daid to yself "​That'​s just what I'll do, Belt off to North Richmond and sample their brew." But, hark ye my friend, aye, here id the rub,+I hooked up my reindeer, took off like a shot\\ 
 +But straight from the snows, 'down under' was hot.\\ 
 +And with all of the chores I had to do first,\\ 
 +By Xmas morning I'd a helluva thirst. 
 + 
 +minded ​the time, when inspecting Wood's Creek,\\ 
 +To some scruffy campers I'd happened to speak.\\ 
 +Now this mob was clearly nor thirsty nor hot,\\ 
 +I asked for the secret and here's what I got. 
 + 
 +"​When ​thirsty ​or hot or just feeling low,\\ 
 +You'​ll ​quickly ​be cured if only you'll go\\ 
 +To that old-world ​hotel on the Kurrajong trail\\ 
 +'​North ​Richmond'​s'​ the name - its business, good ale." 
 + 
 +So I said to myself ​"​That'​s just what I'll do,\\ 
 +Belt off to North Richmond and sample their brew."\\ 
 +But, hark ye my friend, aye, here is the rub,\\
 There was no blinking beer in the North Richmond pub! There was no blinking beer in the North Richmond pub!
-KnightlOy and Gentle, Ingram and Scott, - 
-Those no-hopers had been there and knocked off the lot. Ned Kelly'​s not in it-when that mob's in gear, (And Ned was a boy who could really swill beer.) 
-You'd think they'd be happy, be lit like a light, With all that they socked down last-Saturday nite, But those coots remind me of Bennelong Point. 
-(Rather than risk offending certain members, and possibly, a 
-few politicians,​ the last line  has, regretfully,​ been withdrawn. Ed.) 
-December 1962 
-The Sydney Bushwalker 
-17. 
-6 
-\re: adv., or t 
-rrto side A Yin ser 
-December 1962 
-18 The Sydney Bushwalker 
-JUST FOR PROSPECTIVES AND NEW TEMBERS. 
-You enjoy open air, catiiping, walking and that glorious freedom from civilised impedimenta that one-only finds in the bush or you wouldn'​t be hanging round S.BX. wasting your Wednesday evenings listening to a lot of earbashers. 
-- 
-- If you run true to-formt-like most of those scruffy looking chatacters you see round the clubroom, yau will find, or perhaps have already= found; that a-day walk conjures up ideas of a few week-end trips you'd like to da. Go out for a ieek-end and you'​ll'​ be full of ideas of what you could have done with a day or two extra. 
-This is fty-public holidays are so popular with bUshwalkers (the country will really"​ go to the pack if any blishies eirer get into parliament). That extra day or two permit a variety of walks ordinarily out Of reach. These-are the threepences in the-bushwalking pudding. The Xmas periOd ig the daddy of them all. With alpit of fasttalking,​ a fe* lies to the boss or a forged sick leave certificate,​ most of us C2Xiwangie 7 or 8 days straight, and this really opens up some vistas! 
-If youare in th1s6ategory,​ and haven'​t any ideas of your who you'll find plenty of interesting possibilities available. All "​club"​ walks. over this period are pi;​ivately-arranged,​ but if you ate young and attractive, pleasant cotpany, and/or a-rea6onable walker (in that order), you should have no trouble joining up with One of the bunches, But don't make the mistake Of rushing up to the leader you select and-shoUting breathlessly "Can I come on-your walk?" There is a certain-rigid prOtocol to be observed when urging in on A private walk. First find your leader. 'He will inevitably befound standing, talking, map in hand, garrounded by a stall fish-eyed group (who probably have no intention Of going oh the ruddy walk, arid aren't interested anyway). Join the outskirts 
-of this group and listen in (or make a fair pretence of so doing). 
  
-After half an hour-or go depending upon the ability ​and practice of the leaderhe will start to slow down and perhaps even permit an interjection or two. This invatiably breaks the hypnotic spell and the mob will begin to drift away. Now is your chance: -Sidle in closer and cloger until you find the - leader'​s glazed eyes occasionally peering through-you. We trust you have not wasted thepreceding 30 minutes. -Rather Should you have beeft madly thinking up a couple of intelligent questions or comments such as "Looks like a good tripCharlie."​ +Knightley ​and GentleIngram ​and Scott,\\ 
-He will be so relieled ​and inspired to find that here, at-last; is Someone mho-does nOt think hini completely crazy, that he will launch forth on another flood of votdst-but dOn'​t-be digmaye4 this second phase rately last 6 more than 10 minutes or soNow comes your knock-out punch line, "Got many going, Charlie?"​ +Those no-hopers had been there and knocked off the lot.\\ 
-Even the dullest of leaders will, by now, have realised your presence and arrived at the rather incredulous conclusion that his magnetic personality,​ +Ned Kelly'​s ​not in it when that mob'​s ​in gear,\\ 
-the wonder of the uniqfie 'brit, he is planning, and his irresistable oratory have adtpletely bewitched you. You-will be inundated with times, tracks, gear lists, food lists, hints on Nihat to do in cold weathet; hot weather, wet weather - in a seemingly unending stream. He'​s ​yours, he's hooked, you'​re ​in+(And Ned was boy who could really swill beer.)
-December 1962 Thu Sycint: 19 +
-Here are a fcw 6f thi.5' ear loch ion f our introtory guidance, This is not the place for any com,znt re Lhe crderc. or their walks - this must be your dccisi-,n +
-Frank Leyden is going do-pm the ;covir_un frnm GinIn to W3terfall Creek to 1anangi'​L2 a leisurely trip - plenty or lazn,r; and +
-optional side forays Friday 22,12,42 - Tud;I:;), 1-1,63 4ncuslv, +
-_ _ +
-WIlf-Hilder'​s following the Cae:tuo and cciac, from (:Icn to +
-Upper Colo (-we--thini:​)5 again vh side trips 7,1vhic::1 the iee energetic can exchange for a days pinebaf2h at bi=lso car]]2 - snme (-ates Lac, FrLnlr'​s trip +
--Stuart Brooks will he goirlg down the How12,7Tin (if can find it) from +
-Tuglow Creek to Gingra Range to EananiTa cid 1-i(Dpto comb us with Frank +
-Leyden'​s ​party for E;uveral days incIodir:g 1:​1-vvY0L'​2 - 77-fiday 28,12,62 +
-to Saturday 5l620 +
-Alex Colley will be going sornewhe7oe 1.7.3 to now, at any +
-rate, has manag ed Tdo keep his timetable end it a ,.::omlotc: and dark secret +
-Then there will be the fre ocr p tR:rth 7L-ra - all- +
-gwimming, eating ancl talk, with odd-bods at all 1F2nc3 of +
-odd timos. Here you'll meet a let of Lh no11active iietibse bushwalkingwise +
-(.74,M) and their numerous offet So don''​L. (0.,..-mt on sleeping much after +
-5 am  Kids are great alarm clocks, +
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-- Dot Batler and Jane Putt ha,​.'​re '​oeeyri aepointu6 t) te ff07.1nn'​s +
-Committee of the OutzaZ'​d 73olrnd Mcnrea, of +
-Callen, aBE:',​ini 06mittee has 'heen orrned toa.E..5t 1!7)-raLttcr2 - - concerning Itromotion, rueruiting-and7plannor,​ ITh::,​=Yr,​t3e of 6ver 25 members roprosric-many sectionc of Inr?,utry- enc 2ucTh1 1,ciLie!p, of which Bushwalki6g is one. Plann are well advane&​I frr the thrd Gutli. rd Bound +
-Girls Course to ho held in kastraii, tuLcI1 is to he at Port H7..c14-7r.,​c,,​ Sydney during Febru&​ry 1963,  +
---On-Saturday 15th:​Decemb, ​vis:i t will 7'..y3 ,.2a(2.c, to +
-School on the HawkeSIT:​11-,​T,​ kEyOZ: int6r:​2,​stod dn. utteading. o see the School in action,​-pleaffe contact Lot.M,​2tlar;​ People intlatial in cparters whiTh could be forthc(-Jming with recfuits for the ncc Gt Counio are especily invited. Instructors an., also wanted -ecu Dot T3r. intDr2,tJr i +
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-? .r..i'​r,. i.,fr 7. ''​ '​-'​4) +With all that they socked down last Saturday nite,\\ 
-+But those coots remind me of Bennelong Point
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--  -T"'​ +(Rather than risk offending certain membersand possibly, a few politiciansthe last line  hasregretfullybeen withdrawnEd.)
- \ 44--,`" +
-IOn simple pretext Paddy'​s euni iirig,ly concealed +
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-1 +===== Just For New And Prospective Members. ===== 
-t + 
-I I wi, +You enjoy open aircampingwalking and that glorious freedom from civilised impedimenta that one only finds in the bush or you wouldn't be hanging round S.B.W. wasting your Wednesday evenings listening to a lot of earbashers
-I /,'" , lit I 4 + 
-i , 1.! +If you run true to formlike most of those scruffy looking characters you see round the clubroomyou will findor perhaps have already foundthat a day walk conjures up ideas of a few week-end trips you'd like to doGo out for a week-end and you'll be full of ideas of what you could have done with a day or two extra 
-/  , + 
-: *I. ay- ''​ 1 ,,+This is why public holidays are so popular with bushwalkers ​(the country will really go to the pack if any bushies ever get into parliament). That extra day or two permit a variety of walks ordinarily out of reach. These are the threepences in the bushwalking pudding. The Xmas period is the daddy of them all. With a bit of fast talkinga few lies to the boss or a forged sick leave certificatemost of us can wangle 7 or 8 days straightand this really opens up some vistas! 
-1' ,:r  ' + 
- , ,'.i Ir 4 +If you are in this categoryand haven't any ideas of your ownyou'll find plenty of interesting possibilities availableAll "club" walks over this period are privately arrangedbut if you are young and attractivepleasant companyand/or a reasonable walker (in that order), you should have no trouble joining up with one of the bunchesBut don't make the mistake of rushing up to the leader you select and shouting breathlessly "Can I come on your walk?" There is a certain rigid protocol to be observed when urging in on a private walkFirst find your leaderHe will inevitably be found standingtalkingmap in hand, surrounded by a small fish-eyed group (who probably have no intention of going on the ruddy walk, and aren't interested anyway)Join the outskirts of this group and listen in (or make a fair pretence of so doing). 
-I, + 
- 2( ,:t i +After half an hour or go depending upon the ability and practice of the leader, he will start to slow down and perhaps even permit an interjection or twoThis invariably breaks the hypnotic spell and the mob will begin to drift awayNow is your chance! Sidle in closer and closer until you find the leader'​s glazed eyes occasionally peering through youWe trust you have not wasted the preceding 30 minutesRather should you have been madly thinking up a couple of intelligent questions or comments such as "Looks like a good tripCharlie.
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- :​( ​-14 +He will be so relieved and inspired ​to find that hereat lastis someone who does not think him completely crazythat he will launch forth on another flood of words, but don't be dismayed, this second phase rarely lasts more than 10 minutes or soNow comes your knock-out punch line"Got many goingCharlie?"​ 
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-rif.4 L.to ?-,,,p4.it_,,,,L. :.,,.. ev.,,,.. i ,. t I +Even the dullest of leaders willby nowhave realised your presence and arrived at the rather incredulous conclusion that his magnetic personalitythe wonder of the unique trip he is planning, and his irresistable oratory have completely bewitched youYou will be inundated with timestracksgear listsfood listshints on what to do in cold weatherhot weatherwet weather - in a seemingly unending streamHe's yourshe's hooked, you're in! 
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-Ti k+Here are a few of this year's selection for your introductory guidance. This is not the place for any comment re the leaders or their walks - this must be your decision alone
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-:1 ,7 i +Frank Leyden is going down the Kowmung from Ginkin to Waterfall Creek to Kanangraa leisurely trip - plenty of swimminglazing and optional side foraysFriday 22.12.62 - Tuesday ​1.1.63 inclusive. 
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-i. ,I; e''' ​ear,,,,, p-f4i, trl, ,...L+Wilf Hilder's following the Capertee and Colo from Glen Davis to Upper Colo (we think)again with side trips which the less energetic can exchange for day's spinebash at base camp - same dates as Frank's trip. 
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- , E.',..- A-51,`,; ti.,4 *:," it ,,1  4, i 1.,,,k,,,z, '​A'​ r. ;,..z.. ''​.....,5 '​47'​ ;.'. ;:: +Stuart Brooks will he going down the Kowmung (if he can find it) from Tuglow Creek to Gingra Range to Kanangra and hopes to combine with Frank Leyden's party for several days including New Year's eve Friday 28.12.62 to Saturday 5.1.63
-2, t'.: 3, CA S., 3' L E, f Z 17, A ic,H S 1 .31,:' ​D M ;,:::If + 
-....,, .0 +Alex Colley will be going somewheresometime, but up to now, at any rate, has managed do keep his timetable and itinerary a complete and dark secret. 
-.. ,...,.  ,::; i  + 
-i'; ​.f +Then there will be the usual free and easy camp at North Era all swimmingeating and talkwith odd bods coming and going at all kinds of odd timesHere you'll meet a lot of the non-active members, bushwalkingwise (ugh!) and their numerous offspringSo don't count on sleeping much after 5 a.mKids are great alarm clocks. 
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-,Pra'​-'​47.,,r rota.,,,,T..!:.,.:40,,,,,,,,,,,​-.-'irrA.;.i,C.'​5Lie-,o's avvz,p(Ziwzr:-.F,Ar.,,,,...m4i0-...,zrz.'​efo,​40,...1-3:​4wv..-,,,;,​z4;​41;,​...,,,​y,​Ar,​ittna,​.;,1g."4,,,,,,,,,,,,​rx_so,​v,​Ata-,,r7,5,0-'2',Pw.L,, PA.T.... .r4,, ,,41 0 ' ​'ti" ​+===== Outward Bound Course For Girls===== 
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- ! 1 \ +Dot Butler and Jane Putt have been appointed to the Women's Liaison ​ Committee of the Outward Bound Movementunder the Chairmanship of MrsW.R. CallenO.B.E. This Committee has been formed to assist in matters concerning promotionrecruiting and planning work. This Committee of over 25 members represents many sections of Industry an dSocial Activitiesof which Bushwalking is onePlans are well advanced for the third Outward Bound Girls' Course to be held in Australiawhich is to be at Port HackingSydney during February 1963. 
-+ 
-+On Saturday15th Decembera visit will be made to the Outward Bound School on the HawkesburyAnyone interested in attendingto see the School in actionplease contact Dot ButlerPeople influential in quarters which could be forthcoming with recruits for the next Girls Course are especially invitedInstructors are also wanted - see Dot Bif interested. 
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-December 1962 The Sydney Bushwalker +---- 
-/​-/​qstericai + 
-North Syciay Mon Hail. 0.5valurclay 2 2 nd 2)ecen2her 175d iv (2. 101 35 4) +=== Paddy Made=== 
-Clothing oh tiohaL + 
-22 The Sydney Bushwalker December 1962 SCIENCE, +When new tents are madePaddy will make them
-Our Aboriginies:​+ 
 +Paddy's been looking like an expectant father lately and your S.B.Wsnooper was not slow to take note. Something was in the wind! 
 + 
 +On a simple pretext Paddy's cunningly concealed workshop was invadedand from odd sketches and patterns lying aroundthe above artist'​s sketch was created. 
 + 
 +When confronted with this evidence, Paddy had to admit there was something in itAsked about possible pricePaddy could only say that unfortunately it would far exceed his original estimate - in factit would probably cost about 6 times as much
 + 
 +Paddy Pallin PtyLtdLightweight Camp Gear. 
 + 
 +201 Castlereagh St., Sydney. BM2685
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +=== Xmas Dance=== 
 + 
 +Historical! Hysterical! 
 + 
 +North Sydney Town HallSaturday 22nd December
 + 
 +17'6d single (2 for 35/-)Clothing optional. 
 + 
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 + 
 +===== ScienceNaturally===== 
 + 
 +=== Our Aborigines=== 
 + 
 +The Australian aboriginal has been much malignedbeing variously described as shiftlessdullfilthy, uncivilised (whatever that means) and dour. 
 + 
 +H. Finlaysonsometime Curator of MammalsSouth Australian Museum has studied them in their natural surroundings and his viewsapart from their interestmust carry some weightIn his words'the typical western black is a fine figure of a manThough he tends to be sparseparticularly around the legsmany men of middle age are as heavily muscled about the upper parts as the average white man. In emergencythey are capable 6f extraordinary feats of endurance in covering long distances in a short time without sustenance. 
 + 
 +Amazement has often been expressed that the aborigines make no use Of animal skins in constructing covering to improve their living conditionsand this fact has been regarded as another instance of their "​lowliness"​ and "​stupidity"​. No onehoweverwho has seen the combination of acute observation and deductionwith boundless energy or applicationwhich they bring to the solution their hunting problemscould subscribe to that idea. 
 + 
 +Ratherthey have an in-bred dislike of all impedimentaThey will tolerate no sacrifice of mobilityA party may decide suddenly to move on to another localityWithout more adothe men reach for their spears and walk awayand their women follow, carrying no more than a yam stick, (a sharpened stake about 4 feet long) a wirra (a shallow wooden bowl used for scooping aside earth loosened by the yam stick) and their youngest child. 
 + 
 +In evolving a capacity to endurenakedheatcold and rain they have acquired something much more portable and permanent than a skin tent or a fur cloak. 
 + 
 +So long as he is quite nakedhe has a natural dignity of bearingbut when he dons the cast-offs of the white-man he becomes a scarecrowAlsosince he knows nothing of those precautions against accumulating filth which long ages of experience in the wearing of clothes have taught the white manhe rapidly becomes verminous and dirty. 
 + 
 +In their tracking abilitythey display more than acuteness of visionfor the rapid interpretation of what is observed is even more remarkableThe tracks of many of the small marsupials and rodents are almost identicaland are usually distorted in the sandy soilYet the aboriginal will unhesitaing1y name the animal from its tracksand the subsequent capture from its burrow will invariably prove him correct. 
 + 
 +He is a remarkable eaterand I have seen two men sit down and in a six-hour sessionconsume a fifty pound kangaroo. This is not gluttonybut a very valuable asset in surroundings where meals could be a long way apart. 
 + 
 +Among themselvesa general kindliness of disposition is a marked traitand there is little evidence of implacable hatreds and the lusting delight in another's painwhich in the natives of the Americasfor exampleserve to remind one that man is part fiend. 
 + 
 +A sweet tooth is a leading characteristic of both sexes at all ages, and the gins go to infinite trouble to get honey and other local sweets like the sugary exudation of the mulga twigs and the honey antThe latter is relished exceedinglyIt is a deep burrowing ant which feeds on the mulga bloomAfter rainits abdomen distends to a bladder the size of a grapeand is filled with a thin syrupthe sweetness of which is relieved by a slight acidity and a flavour of malt. The gins will frequently do half a day's heavy diggingsometimes following the galleries four feet deep in the loam to get perhaps fifty or a hundred ants
 + 
 +It is a solemn moment for the gins when at last they lay down their yam-sticksand prepare to give themselves up to the silent enjoyment of the ravishing delicacy. One by onethe feebly struggling ants are tenderly seized by the forepartthe abdomen placed between the lipsand its contents squeezed into the mouth...
  
-The Australian aboriginal has been much maligned, being variously described as shiftless, dull, filthy, Uncivilised (whatever that means) Aid dour. 
-H. Finlayson, sometime Curator of Mammals, South Australian Museum 
-has studied them in their natural surroundings and his views, apart from 
-their interest, must carry some-weight. In his words, '​the-typical 
-western black i6 a fine figure of d'Man: Though he tends to be sparse, particularly around the legs) many men of middle age are as heavily muscled about the-upper. parts as the aveage white man. In emergency, they are capable 6f extraordinAry feats of endurance in covering long distances in a short time without sustenance. 
-Amazement has Often been expressed that the-aborigines make no use Of animal skins in constructing covering to improve their living donditions) and this fact has-been tegarded 8.6 another instande of -their-ulowlinas"​ and "​stufaditir"​. No one; however) who has seen-the combinatiOn of acute observgtion and deduction) with boudless-energy or application,​ which they bring to the solution their hunting problems, could subscribe to that idea. 
-Rather, they have an in=bred dislike of all impedimenta. They -will - t6lerate no gacrifice of mObility. A-15arty may decide euddenly to move on to another locality. Without more ado, the men'​t'​each for their spears and walk away) and their women follow, cairying no more-than'​a yam-stick, (a shepened stake abou:​6.4-feet long) a wirra (a shallow wooden bowl used for 
-scooping aside earth loosened by the yam stick) and their youngest child. 
-In-evolling a capacity-to endure, naked, heat, cold and rain they have acquired something much more portable and permanent that a skin tent or a - fur cloak. 
-so' 
-86 long as he is quite,​naked3 he has a natural dignity of bearing; but when he-dons-the cat offs of the he becomes a scarecrow. Also, -since he Imlows nothing of those precautions againstaccumulating filth whidh long ages of experience in the wearing, of clothes have taught the white man, he rapidly becomes verminous and dirty. 
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-- In their tracking ability, '​theydisplay more than acuteness of vision, 
-for the rapid interpretation of what is obseved is even m6re remarkable. The tracks of many'​of the small marsupials and rodents aft almost identical, and 
-are usually distorted in the sandy soil. Yet the aboriginal will unhesitaing17 mame the animal Ma* its tracks, and the subsequent Capture from its burrow will invariably prove him correct. 
-December 1962 The Sydney Bushwalkor 23 
-He-iS a remarkable eater, and I have seen tl-h76 men sit dowt and in-a six hour session, consume a fiftyTpound kangaroo. This-is not gluttony, but a very valuable asset in surroundings where meals could be a long way apart. 
-Among themselves, a general, kindliness of disposition is a marked trait, and there is little evidence of implacable hatreds and the lustingdelight in anotheris pain, which in the natives of the Americas, for example, servo to remind one that man is part fiend. 
-A sweet tooth is a leading aharacto:​ristic-of both 6exes at all ages, and the gins go to infinite trouble to get honey and other local sweets -r5Te 
-the sugary exudation of the mulga twigs and the honey ant. The - latter is relished exceedingly. It i6 a deep burrowing ant which feeds on 
-- 
-the tulga bloom. After rain, its abdomen distends to a bladder the size of a grape, and is filled with a thin sy'​rup,'​ the sweetness of which is 
-relievod by a slight acidity and-a flavour-of-malt. The gins will frequently do half a dayts heavy digging, sometimes following the galleries four feet 
-0 deep in the loam to get perhaps fiftY or a hundred ants. 
-It is a soleMh moment for the gins when gt lest they lay downtheir yam. 
-sticks, and prepare to give themselves up to the silent enjoyment of the ravishing delicacy. One by on the feebly struggling ants are tenderly seized by the forepart, the abdomen placed between the lips, and its contents 
-squeezed into the mouth 
 It is a solemn moment for the ants, also.' It is a solemn moment for the ants, also.'
-W dal-10Tbr brings home notes from school + 
-Each one of them 1ge1ating +---- 
-The bUgs to-which she's been exposed+ 
 +My daughter ​brings home notes from school\\ 
 +Each one of them re1ating\\ 
 +The bugs to which she's been exposed\\
 Their time of incubating. Their time of incubating.
-in vain I've waited hopefully For some slight indiCation She's been exposed-to anything Resembling educationt 
-Congratulations to Colin and Jane Putt on the arrival of their fourth child a daughter. 
-q...01 
-24 The Sydney Bushwalker December 1962 
  
-. +In vain I've waited hopefully\\ 
- +For some slight indication\\ 
-We trust 1963 will find you contented, relaxed and at peace +She's been exposed to anything\\ 
-with your fellow:mane. +Resembling education.
-...  Staff Manager +
-.. +
-. Sales Manager +
-   ​Technical Director +
-... +
- ​** ​   ​+
  
-V icA-0-e. +----
-.  Office Boy +
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-Sm. tram St. b g 0+
  
 +Congratulations to Colin and Jane Putt on the arrival of their fourth child - a daughter.
  
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 +We trust 1963 will find you contented, relaxed and at peace with your fellow man.
 +
 +Denise Hull: Staff Manager\\
 +E D Taylor: Sales Manager\\
 +Lola Wedlock: Sales Manager\\
 +Shirley: Technical Director\\
 +Stuart Brooks: Office Boy
 +
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