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  THE FEBRUARY GENERAL MEETING  THE FEBRUARY GENERAL MEETING
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 Jim Brown. Jim Brown.
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 May be it was the absence of the President, abroad on M.O. business, OT maybe the members were simply flexing their larynxes in preparation for the Annual Meeting ​ at all events the usually docile February meeting turned into quite a garrulous occasion. May be it was the absence of the President, abroad on M.O. business, OT maybe the members were simply flexing their larynxes in preparation for the Annual Meeting ​ at all events the usually docile February meeting turned into quite a garrulous occasion.
 The beginning, with VicePresient,​ Jack Gentle, in the chair was deceptively quiet. Minutes brought no comment, and (Correspondence being The beginning, with VicePresient,​ Jack Gentle, in the chair was deceptively quiet. Minutes brought no comment, and (Correspondence being
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 . owing to wet conditions and went from Oldham'​s Selection to MuMbedah Creek . owing to wet conditions and went from Oldham'​s Selection to MuMbedah Creek
 and back again. There were many fire and timber roads near the Selection and some good waterfalls in Mumbedah Creek. Stuart Brooks'​ Sunday walk on December 15 proved fairly easy going, except for a couple of miles of scrub pushing. A jeep track now runs from the West Head Road to the ridge-south of Great Mackerel Beach, and some attractive secluded beaches near West Head were found. The Rudolph Cup was postponed from December 15 to a date to be fixed. and back again. There were many fire and timber roads near the Selection and some good waterfalls in Mumbedah Creek. Stuart Brooks'​ Sunday walk on December 15 proved fairly easy going, except for a couple of miles of scrub pushing. A jeep track now runs from the West Head Road to the ridge-south of Great Mackerel Beach, and some attractive secluded beaches near West Head were found. The Rudolph Cup was postponed from December 15 to a date to be fixed.
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 Lack of Starters caused cancellation of January 10-12 weekend trip and the January 12 day walk, while the weekender of January 17-19 was altered to Mt. Tomah South  Claustral Canyon ​ Calcutta Falls  Glow Worm Cave  Dunnet'​s Pass Camel'​s Hump  Tomah South. David Balmer had a party of Lack of Starters caused cancellation of January 10-12 weekend trip and the January 12 day walk, while the weekender of January 17-19 was altered to Mt. Tomah South  Claustral Canyon ​ Calcutta Falls  Glow Worm Cave  Dunnet'​s Pass Camel'​s Hump  Tomah South. David Balmer had a party of
 14 for a trip including swimming, wading and wet abseils. Claustral Canyon contained two abseils of 35 ft and one of 60 ft, as well as a 10 ft jump into a pool. 14 for a trip including swimming, wading and wet abseils. Claustral Canyon contained two abseils of 35 ft and one of 60 ft, as well as a 10 ft jump into a pool.
-4. The Sydney Bus hwalker March, 1964. + 
-1111.1.1111151=1191.1"​41M.M.MIM.,​110. + 
-The only programmed walk for the Australia Holiday Walk was +The only programmed walk for the Australia Holiday Walk was cancelled no starters. However, on the previous weekend Jack Perry provided an unscheduled day walk from'​Campbelltown to O'​Hare/​s Creek and back, which attracted 6 members and 2 prospectives. 
-cancelled ​ no starters. However, on the previous weekend Jack Perry +
-provided an unscheduled day walk from'​Campbelltown to O'​Hare/​s Creek and back, which attracted 6 members and 2 prospectives.+
 Jack Gentle added a rider that the Lord Howe Island contingent over Christmas was most active and went walking daily. Jack Gentle added a rider that the Lord Howe Island contingent over Christmas was most active and went walking daily.
-In the absence of the Federation report, Wilf Hilder presented some notes: he advised that the tunnel through the first Narrow Neck was open again, and also that Federation was obtaining photo maps of some areas where the accuracy of recent surveys was questiondo Federation was also canvasiing the opinions of member clubs on the desirability of leasing some premises in the City as a permanent Club room. However, annual rental would amount to about Z700, much of which would have to be raised by subletting to other clubs. The room would hold about + 
- 50 people. Search and Rescue was proposing a change of policy, seeking advice of overdue parties immediately,​ so that a decision could. be reached +In the absence of the Federation report, Wilf Hilder presented some notes: he advised that the tunnel through the first Narrow Neck was open again, and also that Federation was obtaining photo maps of some areas where the accuracy of recent surveys was questiondo Federation was also canvasiing the opinions of member clubs on the desirability of leasing some premises in the City as a permanent Club room. However, annual rental would amount to about Z700, much of which would have to be raised by subletting to other clubs. The room would hold about  50 people. Search and Rescue was proposing a change of policy, seeking advice of overdue parties immediately,​ so that a decision could. be reached . whether early or deferred searching was needed. 
-. whether early or deferred searching was needed.+
 Some questions were asked regarding the Club room project and it was disclosed that the space was in Challis Houss, Martin Place. It was available for a three year lease, and would be a fulltime occupancy. In order to test the meeting'​s feeling, Kath Brown moved we inform Federation that our Club required accommodation for over 100 people and we were therefore not interested in the proposal. Gordon Redmond explained that it was not certain that Federation would be allowed to sublet; it was pointed out that t:Ls a larger club, the increased cost to Federation could mean a lift in our affiliation fees without real advantage to us. Alex Colley said office space in the City might become a drug on the market in a year or so, and the motion was carried. Some questions were asked regarding the Club room project and it was disclosed that the space was in Challis Houss, Martin Place. It was available for a three year lease, and would be a fulltime occupancy. In order to test the meeting'​s feeling, Kath Brown moved we inform Federation that our Club required accommodation for over 100 people and we were therefore not interested in the proposal. Gordon Redmond explained that it was not certain that Federation would be allowed to sublet; it was pointed out that t:Ls a larger club, the increased cost to Federation could mean a lift in our affiliation fees without real advantage to us. Alex Colley said office space in the City might become a drug on the market in a year or so, and the motion was carried.
 Reaching General Business it was announced that the day walk for Sunday February 23 had been converted into a Swimming Carnival, with Nan Bourke and Brian Harvey joining forces as organisers with leader Helen McMaugh. It was announced that this was the last chance to put up Constitutional amendments for debate at the Annual Meeting. Also it transpired that this year the Federation Reunion would coincide with the Club Reunion. Some liaison with Federation had not resolved the clash of dates. Reaching General Business it was announced that the day walk for Sunday February 23 had been converted into a Swimming Carnival, with Nan Bourke and Brian Harvey joining forces as organisers with leader Helen McMaugh. It was announced that this was the last chance to put up Constitutional amendments for debate at the Annual Meeting. Also it transpired that this year the Federation Reunion would coincide with the Club Reunion. Some liaison with Federation had not resolved the clash of dates.
-Gladys Roberts reported that the Australia Day weekend at Era had been made hideous by the tomahawk work of the let EpPing Scout Troop who + 
-had been seen to chop down several green trees. She suggested writing to +Gladys Roberts reported that the Australia Day weekend at Era had been made hideous by the tomahawk work of the let EpPing Scout Troop who had been seen to chop down several green trees. She suggested writing to the Troop, but Jack Gentle proposed that the letter go to the General Secretary at the State H.Q, from which it would filter down to the offending Tropp.'​ Jack Wren moved an amendment that we ask the Scouting movement 
-the Troop,but Jack Gentle proposed that the lettergo to the General Secretary at the State H.Q, from which it would filter down to the offending Tropp.'​ Jack Wren moved an amendment that we ask the Scouting movement +what action was being taken. Wilf Ender suggested the Natiozial Park Trust should. be informed as well, and in this shapethe motion ​was carried. Dick Child mentioned that he believed some enlightened:​Scout- 
-March, 1964 The Sydney Bushwaiker .50 +masters were trying to do away with the axes and Jack Wren said it had never been Scout P olicypto carry hatchets ​ but many of them did. 
-what action was being taken. Wilf Ender suggested the Natiozial Park Trust should. be informed as well, and in this shapethe motion ​w,ap +
-carried. Dick Child mentioned that he believed some enlightened:​Scout- +
-masters were trying to do away with the axes and Jack Wren said it had never been Scout P olicypto carry hatchets ​ but many of thervdid.+
 Frank Ashdown said recently there had. been some criticism of members by a prospective member. Taking the opposite view, he thought Some prospectives were not sincerely trying to become full members but were doing several terms as prospectives,​ or gaining deferment of their application. They had been with us too long and the Club should 'stick to its membership rules. Jack Gentle said the appropriate motion'​would be a recommendation to Committee, and Frank moved accorettngly,​ Frank Ashdown said recently there had. been some criticism of members by a prospective member. Taking the opposite view, he thought Some prospectives were not sincerely trying to become full members but were doing several terms as prospectives,​ or gaining deferment of their application. They had been with us too long and the Club should 'stick to its membership rules. Jack Gentle said the appropriate motion'​would be a recommendation to Committee, and Frank moved accorettngly,​
-Support came from various quarters. Wilf Hilder felt the calibre of test walks should not be watered down. Colin Putt felt maintenance of admission standards was necessary to ensure that suitable people came into the 0lUb, and Jack Wren said members of a walking club should be expected to walk: he didn't suggest harder standards but adherence to those,​established. We all (or most of us) then gave assent to this prindiple.+ 
 +Support came from various quarters. Wilf Hilder felt the calibre of test walks should not be watered down. Colin Putt felt maintenance of admission standards was necessary to ensure that suitable people came into the 0lUb, and Jack Wren said members of a walking club should be expected to walk: he didn't suggest harder standards but adherence to those,​established. We all (or most of us) then gave assent to this principle.
 David Ingram followed up with a blast against the assemblage outside the clubroom during meetings and lectures: also against those others incapable of sitting reasonable still for l hours or displaying the normal courtesy to speakers and entertainers. Some of the trouble, he suggested, cam from those who must have a few drinks during the evening and in due course had to vacate the room again. Without proceeding to a motion, he suggested that the restless ones pack near the door to avoid disturbance. David Ingram followed up with a blast against the assemblage outside the clubroom during meetings and lectures: also against those others incapable of sitting reasonable still for l hours or displaying the normal courtesy to speakers and entertainers. Some of the trouble, he suggested, cam from those who must have a few drinks during the evening and in due course had to vacate the room again. Without proceeding to a motion, he suggested that the restless ones pack near the door to avoid disturbance.
 The evening concluded with the usual (or unusual) crop of notices ​ The evening concluded with the usual (or unusual) crop of notices ​
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 AeKNOTLEDGEMENT. AeKNOTLEDGEMENT.
 +
 In our previous issue we omitted to mention that the poem "​BungraLl_a"​ In our previous issue we omitted to mention that the poem "​BungraLl_a"​
 first appeared in an anniversary edition of the Catholic Bushwlker Annual. Ea. first appeared in an anniversary edition of the Catholic Bushwlker Annual. Ea.
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 we believe other equally appropriate names were suggested. we believe other equally appropriate names were suggested.
 Ross's map and description of the trip appear in this issue. Ross's map and description of the trip appear in this issue.
-The Sydney Bushw,,​lkez.'​ March, 1964+
 . .
 Extract from letter to Padc1,- Palline Extract from letter to Padc1,- Palline
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 a beautiful place for a camp and a bit of fishing. it was a most successful trip and especially good when it is ebb  to be done with the two cars  that is one left at Dead Horse Gap and one above Jacob'​s River. a beautiful place for a camp and a bit of fishing. it was a most successful trip and especially good when it is ebb  to be done with the two cars  that is one left at Dead Horse Gap and one above Jacob'​s River.
 Of all the huts I have over soon Cascade ak-HUtiseth&​ one I would most like to see preserved, It 15 a wonderful exfeTle of the Bush Of all the huts I have over soon Cascade ak-HUtiseth&​ one I would most like to see preserved, It 15 a wonderful exfeTle of the Bush
 +
 IT'S YOUR MOVE NEXT. IT'S YOUR MOVE NEXT.
 +
 Moving-into new quarters is no fun, just Moving-into new quarters is no fun, just
 a hedk of a lot of hard work and headache. a hedk of a lot of hard work and headache.
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 14 14
  
-THE ORIGIN OF THE 'TONE"+===== The Origin of the "Bone" ===== 
 + 
 Newer members who gaze with mixed feelings upon the mighty lump. of bone that graces the presidential table, may not be fully aware of its Newer members who gaze with mixed feelings upon the mighty lump. of bone that graces the presidential table, may not be fully aware of its
 antiquity and historical importance. It is not hard to imagine some antiquity and historical importance. It is not hard to imagine some
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-DAY WALKS.+===== Day Walks =====
  
-MARCH 22 Waterfall - Kangaroo Ck Karloo Pool - Audley. 11 miles. This walk follows the valley of Kangaroo Ck from the source + 
-near Waterfall Stn. to the junction with the Hacking River.+MARCH 22 Waterfall - Kangaroo Ck Karloo Pool - Audley. 11 miles. This walk follows the valley of Kangaroo Ck from the source near Waterfall Stn. to the junction with the Hacking River.
 A good pre-Easter walk in pleasant surroundings. Train: 8.20 a m. Cronulla train from Central Electric Station to Sutherland. Change there for rail motor to Waterfall. Tickets: Waterfall return @ 6/-. Map: Port Hacking Tourist or Port Hacking Military. Leader: Ern French. A good pre-Easter walk in pleasant surroundings. Train: 8.20 a m. Cronulla train from Central Electric Station to Sutherland. Change there for rail motor to Waterfall. Tickets: Waterfall return @ 6/-. Map: Port Hacking Tourist or Port Hacking Military. Leader: Ern French.
 +
 APRIL 5. Waterfall - Uloola Falls - Karloo Pool - Heathcote - 7 miles. APRIL 5. Waterfall - Uloola Falls - Karloo Pool - Heathcote - 7 miles.
-The previous day walk followed the valley of Kangaroo Ck. This one follows the ridges between Kangaroo Ck. and the Hacking River. +The previous day walk followed the valley of Kangaroo Ck. This one follows the ridges between Kangaroo Ck. and the Hacking River. Recommended for new prospective members. Train: 8.50 a m. Cronulla
-Recommended for new prospective members. Train: 8.50 a m. Cronulla+
 train from Central Electric Station to Sutherland. Change there train from Central Electric Station to Sutherland. Change there
 for rail motor to Waterfall. Tickets: Waterfall return 6/-. Leader: Dick Child. . for rail motor to Waterfall. Tickets: Waterfall return 6/-. Leader: Dick Child. .
 +
 APRIL 12 Glenbrook - Old Glenbrook Tunnel - Lapstone Zig Zag.- Nerean River - Glenbrook Gorge - Glenbrook. This outing includes exploration , of the original railway route. Train: 8.20 a m. Lithgow train APRIL 12 Glenbrook - Old Glenbrook Tunnel - Lapstone Zig Zag.- Nerean River - Glenbrook Gorge - Glenbrook. This outing includes exploration , of the original railway route. Train: 8.20 a m. Lithgow train
 from Central Steam Station, Tickets: Glenbrook return 14/3. Leader: John Holly. ​ from Central Steam Station, Tickets: Glenbrook return 14/3. Leader: John Holly. ​
  
-March, 1964 The Sydney Bushwalker 11 +===== Battle Report from the Bulldozer Front =====
- +
-MOUNTAIN EQUIPMENT +
-COMPANY +
-FOR '​FAIRY'​ DOWN SLEEPING BAGS +
-'FAIRY DOWN ELCO SKI JACKETS '​FAIRY'​ DOWN FILLED ALPINE JACKETS SLEEPING BAG OUTER COVERS +
-AND NOW  +
-FRATELLI GRIVEN CLIMBING EQUIPMENT +
-MAIMUT EVEREST-- SWISS NYLON ROPES +
-12 ORTONA ROAD, LINDFIELD JM1440 +
-DROP IN ONE EVENING OR WEEKEND IN YOUR SPARE +
-TIME: +
-BUT RING FIRST. +
-12 The Sydney Bushwaiker March, 1984 +
- +
-BATTLE REPORT FROM THE BULLDOZER FRONT. ​+
  
 Fro' "On Collision Course; Developers-and. Park Lovers"​ in "House and Home," May 1963. Fro' "On Collision Course; Developers-and. Park Lovers"​ in "House and Home," May 1963.
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 "​WOODS"​ by W.H. Auden, "​WOODS"​ by W.H. Auden,
 +
 from "The Shield of Achilles"​. from "The Shield of Achilles"​.
 A wellkempt forest begs our Lady's grace Someone is not disgusted, or at least Is laying bets upon the human race A wellkempt forest begs our Lady's grace Someone is not disgusted, or at least Is laying bets upon the human race
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 How much they cost each other and the gods: A culture is no better than its woods. How much they cost each other and the gods: A culture is no better than its woods.
  
-SOCIAL NOTES FOR-MARIM.+===== Social Notes for March ===== 
  
 On Wednesday, 18th March, Rayner Mayer will give a talk on South On Wednesday, 18th March, Rayner Mayer will give a talk on South
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 An' the lady walker looked as tho' she didn't ought have heard. I'se finissed all the story, Ma, d'ygu fink that it's all true? D'you fink if I went bush-walkin',​ I'd see a Bunyip, too? An' the lady walker looked as tho' she didn't ought have heard. I'se finissed all the story, Ma, d'ygu fink that it's all true? D'you fink if I went bush-walkin',​ I'd see a Bunyip, too?
 Now Granny says they's no such fings, that Uncle must of dreamed it, But Uncle'​s sure an' so am I, that Uncle must'​ve seen-ed it. Now Granny says they's no such fings, that Uncle must of dreamed it, But Uncle'​s sure an' so am I, that Uncle must'​ve seen-ed it.
-14. The Sydney Bushwalker March, 1964. 
  
 SCIENCE, NATURALLY. SCIENCE, NATURALLY.
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 March, 1964 The Sydney Bushwalker ; 15. March, 1964 The Sydney Bushwalker ; 15.
  
-TERRA NOVA AND THE HEAT WAVE.+===== Terra Nova and the Heat Wave ===== 
  
 Jim Brown Jim Brown
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 And, just before the final plans were made, two new maps, Olinda and Coricudgy, became available. The first embraced the south end of Nulls Mt g the second showed a trail running north along the ridge from And, just before the final plans were made, two new maps, Olinda and Coricudgy, became available. The first embraced the south end of Nulls Mt g the second showed a trail running north along the ridge from
 Coricudgy, and going on to an un-named high plateau a couple of miles west of Coriaday, while the mountain itself - Coriaday - just squeezed into the top of the sheet. Between Coriaday and Widden Brook and backto Nulls was still Terra Incognita. Coricudgy, and going on to an un-named high plateau a couple of miles west of Coriaday, while the mountain itself - Coriaday - just squeezed into the top of the sheet. Between Coriaday and Widden Brook and backto Nulls was still Terra Incognita.
-16.. The Sydney Bu shwalker March 1964 
-1ryympunom........w.N.INIW 
  
-Monday, January 6, the temperature in Sydney was 86: it was a good deal hotter west of the Dividing Range where I was &rng north from the Riverina to the walking ground. So hot, in fact, that it was more comfortable to keep on driving into the night so that +Monday, January 6, the temperature in Sydney was 86: it was a good deal hotter west of the Dividing Range where I was &rng north from the Riverina to the walking ground. So hot, in fact, that it was more comfortable to keep on driving into the night so that I had the wind of travel. Night was spent by the roadside about 15 miles south west of Bathurst, and when the morning promised more heat I got away early - at 5.30, and- by 8.30 a m. had reached Rylstone, via Bathurst and Sofala. An hour later, with a smoky blueness dwelling over the hills, I cam to the top of Nulls Mountain; to leave the car in a pleasant grassy, forested place just along Fire Trail No. 31. I started to walk at 9.45. 
-I had the wind of travel. Night was spent by the roadside about 15 miles south west of Bathurst, and when the morning promised more heat I got away early - at 5.30, and- by 8.30 a m. had reached Rylstone, via Bathurst and Sofala. An hour later, with a smoky blueness dwelling over the hills, I cam to the top of Nulls Mountain; to leave the car in a pleasant grassy, forested place just along Fire Trail No. 31. I started to walk at 9.45.+
 The Fire Trails in the Northern Blue Mountains seem to receive scant maintenance,​ and although it was quite clear where it descended off the mountain, it soon became overlaia with timber cutters roads, and by 1130 it was quite evideRt I had mislaid the correct way, and was going south west - about 90 off course. In some chagrin I took to the scrub, bearing east, and about an hour later came to a shallow The Fire Trails in the Northern Blue Mountains seem to receive scant maintenance,​ and although it was quite clear where it descended off the mountain, it soon became overlaia with timber cutters roads, and by 1130 it was quite evideRt I had mislaid the correct way, and was going south west - about 90 off course. In some chagrin I took to the scrub, bearing east, and about an hour later came to a shallow
 valley, with a trail running something between south ana south east, valley, with a trail running something between south ana south east,
 and even a yellow pointer reading "Fire Trail to---" (no name). It pointed toward Nulls. and even a yellow pointer reading "Fire Trail to---" (no name). It pointed toward Nulls.
-This was Never Never Creek, where I stopped for lunch. Down in the valley the warm west-wind didn't have much effect and I realised + 
-it was really extremely hot. During the next hour I crossed two or three small creeks and sat in each one to pour tepid water over myself. Between +This was Never Never Creek, where I stopped for lunch. Down in the valley the warm west-wind didn't have much effect and I realised it was really extremely hot. During the next hour I crossed two or three small creeks and sat in each one to pour tepid water over myself. Between creeks I walked with a piece of saturated towelling around my neck, dripping down my spine. Somewhere about 2 oiclock I came to the only property on the route -"The None". The tenant farmer, whom I net just beyond the homestead 
-creeks I walked with a piece of saturated towelling around my neck, dripping down my spine. +told- 'me (in answer to my opening remark"​Picked- a crook day for this g8me") it was 102 on his verandah. I later learned Sydney had a maximum 105 that day - so I quite believe him. 
-Somewhere about 2 oiclock I came to the only property on the route -"The None". The tenant farmer, whom I net just beyond the homestead +He was a helpful citizen, and offered ​a ride on the plough drawn
-told- 'me (in answer to my opening remark"​Picked- a crook day for this g8me") it was 102 on his verandah. I later learned Sydney had a maximum 105 +
-that day - so I quite believe him. +
-He was a helpful citizen, and offerea ​a ride on the plough drawn+
 by his tractor up to the "top paddock"​ where the fire trail went on up by his tractor up to the "top paddock"​ where the fire trail went on up
 into the gap between Mount Kelgoola and Mount Nidderula, two conical into the gap between Mount Kelgoola and Mount Nidderula, two conical
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 Leaving the plough well up on the flank of Kelgoola, I made up through the gap; in the grassy valley beyond-, the fire trail vanished, Leaving the plough well up on the flank of Kelgoola, I made up through the gap; in the grassy valley beyond-, the fire trail vanished,
 but it was fairly easy to work out its line, and presently I stopped for photographic-purposes just beyond Gavin'​s Swamp. Here 'I found the but it was fairly easy to work out its line, and presently I stopped for photographic-purposes just beyond Gavin'​s Swamp. Here 'I found the
-heat haa driven my coupled lightneter quite crazy - it tried to toll me I needed 100th at f4 (at 3.30 on a brilliant afternoon). I also found +heat haa driven my coupled lightneter quite crazy - it tried to tell me I needed 100th at f4 (at 3.30 on a brilliant afternoon). I also found an '8 oz slab of cheese it my pack had turned to a viscous liquid. Fortunately,​ it was sealea in cellophane and there it stayed, a cheese bomb which dissolved daily, for three days. I wasn't game to open it lest it dribble greasily all over my gear.
-March, 1964 The Sydney Bushwalker 17. +
-.www...m.,​......11. +
-an '8 oz slab of cheese it my pack had turned to a viscous liquid. Fortunately,​ it was sealea in cellophane and there it stayed, a cheese bomb which dissolved daily, for three days. I wasn't game to open it lest it dribble greasily all over my gear.+
 Another hour, during which some of the ferocity passed from the sun, brought me to the.Coricuagy Road, half a mile from the foot Another hour, during which some of the ferocity passed from the sun, brought me to the.Coricuagy Road, half a mile from the foot
 of the mountain. I decided on a rest before the climb, so had an early evening meal and cool-off in the head. of Duagegong River between 4.30 of the mountain. I decided on a rest before the climb, so had an early evening meal and cool-off in the head. of Duagegong River between 4.30
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 TO BE CONTINUED TO BE CONTINUED
-= = 
-18. The Sydney Bushwaiker March, 1964. 
  
-THE CAR TRIAL+===== The Car Trial =====
  
 David. Ingram. David. Ingram.
  
 The Car Trial, which has become sufficiently popular to warrant inclusion in each Summer Programme, was held on 15th-16th February. The starting place was the Melba Theatre Strathfield,​ where a representative gathering Club personalities assembled with their vehicles. By 1.0 p m. most of them were on their way, clutching clue and answer sheets in their hot little hands - it was a hot day, tool The Car Trial, which has become sufficiently popular to warrant inclusion in each Summer Programme, was held on 15th-16th February. The starting place was the Melba Theatre Strathfield,​ where a representative gathering Club personalities assembled with their vehicles. By 1.0 p m. most of them were on their way, clutching clue and answer sheets in their hot little hands - it was a hot day, tool
 +
 We answered such queries as "What was Norton Doing?"​ Chipping! (Chipping Norton), and "What type of plane is not allowed to use the Aerodrome (Bankstown) except in an emergency?"​ To ensure a corrent answer, Esme Bidaulph rang up the Aerodrome to enquire just what the situation was. This enterprising member succeeded, also, in acquirin'​7 g couple of excellent Cumberland County Council publications on the history of the district from local historians to Whom she was directed during her search for information,​ We answered such queries as "What was Norton Doing?"​ Chipping! (Chipping Norton), and "What type of plane is not allowed to use the Aerodrome (Bankstown) except in an emergency?"​ To ensure a corrent answer, Esme Bidaulph rang up the Aerodrome to enquire just what the situation was. This enterprising member succeeded, also, in acquirin'​7 g couple of excellent Cumberland County Council publications on the history of the district from local historians to Whom she was directed during her search for information,​
-After a good look at Historical Liverpodi, a fast run was +After a good look at Historical Liverpodi, a fast run was made to Camden. South of the town, it was necessary to negotiate the Old Razorback Rd. where an approaching thundor6torm made it advisable to lose no time on this section which could become slippery after rain. The "​Royal. George"​ at Picton proved a welcome stopping place to enquire "the price of a middy of beer in the public bar!" Then on to "​Thurlmere"​ (!!) Lakes (formerly Picton Lakes) to a grassy, cool camping spot on Mountain Lake, where Blue Gum Creek:​begins en route to the Nattai River. After tea, chocking the answer sheets in the presence of most of the contestants created a diversion, as did some of the answers and comments from the ass5mb1age. 
-made to Camden. South of the town, it was necessary to negotiate the Old Razorback Rd. where an approaching thundor6torm made it advisable to lose no time on this section which could become slippery after rain. The "​Royal. George"​ at Picton proved a welcome stopping place to enquire "the price of a middy of beer in the public bar!" Then on to "​Thurlmere"​ (!!) Lakes (formerly Picton Lakes) to a grassy, cool camping spot on Mountain Lake, where Blue Gum Creek:​begins en route to the Nattai River. After tea, chocking the answer sheets in the presence of most of the contestants created a diversion, as did some of the answers and comments +
-from the ass5mb1age.+
 Next morning was cool and bright and, in response to a request by one of the contestants,​ who, with her daughter and other children, wanted more time for swimming, the start was delayed until 10. a m. The run ha at via Bargo Bridge to Pic-ton was. uneventful, except that a bridge in Picton had been closed for repairs since the route of the trial had been surveyed by the organisers, thereby creating a mild diversion in several directions. The trial finished at Cogpaux Dam where pleasant surroundings Next morning was cool and bright and, in response to a request by one of the contestants,​ who, with her daughter and other children, wanted more time for swimming, the start was delayed until 10. a m. The run ha at via Bargo Bridge to Pic-ton was. uneventful, except that a bridge in Picton had been closed for repairs since the route of the trial had been surveyed by the organisers, thereby creating a mild diversion in several directions. The trial finished at Cogpaux Dam where pleasant surroundings
 and excellent picnic facilities had lunch easy. and excellent picnic facilities had lunch easy.
 +
 Most contestants scored very well auriig the morning run and the final result was a tie between Kath, Jim and Christine.Browwin one car and Esme Biddulph, Joan Kelp and Raymon TPBrien in the other. Most contestants scored very well auriig the morning run and the final result was a tie between Kath, Jim and Christine.Browwin one car and Esme Biddulph, Joan Kelp and Raymon TPBrien in the other.
-It was generally agreed, amongst those taking part, that the whole affair was thoughtfully organised so that there was no +It was generally agreed, amongst those taking part, that the whole affair was thoughtfully organised so that there was no need to rush between points where answers were to be found. Nowthe organisers think that they should rest on their laurels and some new organisers with new ideas should take over for next year, so that they, the present organisers, may take part in any future car trial and try out their ability to sblve clues as well as devise them.
-March1964 The Sydney Bushwalker 19+
  
-need to rush between points where answers were to be found. Now, the organisers think that they should rest on their laurels and some new organisers with new ideas should take over for next year, so that they, the present organisers, may take part in any future car trial and try out their ability to sblve clues as well as devise them. +===== Letter ​to the Editor from Nan Bourke. =====
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-Letter to the Editor from Nan Bourke. 
  
 I am sure that "​Housebound'​s"​ sad little poem in last I am sure that "​Housebound'​s"​ sad little poem in last
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 work out a suitable system. I'm even willing to volunteer as organiser, so if anyone is interested would they please see me in the Clubroom, at the Reunion or give me a rang at 539736. work out a suitable system. I'm even willing to volunteer as organiser, so if anyone is interested would they please see me in the Clubroom, at the Reunion or give me a rang at 539736.
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-S.B.W. SWIMMING CARNIVAL RESULTS 1964  ​123.1.1211.-.91ELSLETLELlik'​+ 
 +S.B.W. SWIMMING CARNIVAL RESULTS 1964 
 1. George Gray 2. Don Hodge 1. George Gray 2. Don Hodge
 Ladies'​ Open Championship ​ Ladies'​ Open Championship ​
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 3. Gladys Roberts 3. Gladys Roberts
 3. Bruce McInnes 3. Bruce McInnes
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