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 |**Editors**|Spiro Ketas, 104/10 Wylde St. Potts Point. Tel. 357.1381. Neville Page, 14 Brucedale Ave. Epping. Tel. 86.3739.| |**Editors**|Spiro Ketas, 104/10 Wylde St. Potts Point. Tel. 357.1381. Neville Page, 14 Brucedale Ave. Epping. Tel. 86.3739.|
-|**Business Mgr.**|Bill Burke, 3 Coral tree Cr. Carlingford. Tel 871.1207.|+|**Business Mgr.**|Bill Burke, 3 Coral Tree Cr. Carlingford. Tel 871.1207.|
 |**Typist**|Kath Brown.| |**Typist**|Kath Brown.|
 |**Duplication**|Frank Taeker.| |**Duplication**|Frank Taeker.|
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 The conservation cause has once again hit the headlines, this time in the financial pages of our daily press. Reason for the publicity is that a takeover offer has been made to all shareholders of Associated Portland Cement Company Ltd. who own less than twenty shares. The offer is $4.00 per share, which is considerably higher than the current price on the Stock Exchange. The conservation cause has once again hit the headlines, this time in the financial pages of our daily press. Reason for the publicity is that a takeover offer has been made to all shareholders of Associated Portland Cement Company Ltd. who own less than twenty shares. The offer is $4.00 per share, which is considerably higher than the current price on the Stock Exchange.
  
-The reason why this company has more than the usual number of small shareholders (mainly one share per person) is that a few years ago a group of dedicated conservationists calling themselves the Colong Committee encouraged their supporters to take up a share each. This manoevre ​was intended to bring before the company, its other shareholders,​ and the public at large, a voice of protest at proposals by the company to rip up Mount Armour and turn it into cement.+The reason why this company has more than the usual number of small shareholders (mainly one share per person) is that a few years ago a group of dedicated conservationists calling themselves the Colong Committee encouraged their supporters to take up a share each. This manoeuvre ​was intended to bring before the company, its other shareholders,​ and the public at large, a voice of protest at proposals by the company to rip up Mount Armour and turn it into cement.
  
 Quite a number of S.B.W. members bought A.P.C.M, shares and would by now have received the offer documents. Some of you might be wondering what action should be taken. On this point the Colong Committee has made a recommendation. It is recommended that you accept the offer by completing and returning the transfer form; AND, you endorse your $4.00 cheque over to the Colong Committee by way of a donation. If you have already cashed your cheque, why not send them the $4.00 anyway. In this way you can give further tangible support to this excellent organization. Quite a number of S.B.W. members bought A.P.C.M, shares and would by now have received the offer documents. Some of you might be wondering what action should be taken. On this point the Colong Committee has made a recommendation. It is recommended that you accept the offer by completing and returning the transfer form; AND, you endorse your $4.00 cheque over to the Colong Committee by way of a donation. If you have already cashed your cheque, why not send them the $4.00 anyway. In this way you can give further tangible support to this excellent organization.
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 That night was spent on the outskirts of Blue Gum Forest, which due to camping restrictions,​ was entirely devoid of persons. At this point, Chris (having muscle trouble) decided that rather than slow the party down, he would pull out via Perry'​s Lookdown in the morning. That night was spent on the outskirts of Blue Gum Forest, which due to camping restrictions,​ was entirely devoid of persons. At this point, Chris (having muscle trouble) decided that rather than slow the party down, he would pull out via Perry'​s Lookdown in the morning.
  
-From this point onwards the Grose canyon gradually narrows and the next two days walking covers some very beautiful terrain. However, the scrub becomes extremely thick and overgrown and at many places the track was covered by slides and fallen trees. The track shown on the various maps is in fact unrecognisable for most of the way, which made the progress of the party very slow. Camp was made early at approximately 5.30 p.m. to take advantage of a campsite just east of Kolonga Walls large enough to aocommodate ​the party. Campsites on the lower Grose are a rarity - only two or three were sighted together with some dusty overhangs. In this area a party larger than ours would probably have had difficulty in pitching more than three or four tents.+From this point onwards the Grose canyon gradually narrows and the next two days walking covers some very beautiful terrain. However, the scrub becomes extremely thick and overgrown and at many places the track was covered by slides and fallen trees. The track shown on the various maps is in fact unrecognisable for most of the way, which made the progress of the party very slow. Camp was made early at approximately 5.30 p.m. to take advantage of a campsite just east of Kolonga Walls large enough to accommodate ​the party. Campsites on the lower Grose are a rarity - only two or three were sighted together with some dusty overhangs. In this area a party larger than ours would probably have had difficulty in pitching more than three or four tents.
  
 We had so far been very fortunate with ideal walking weather - overcast and some light spots of rain - as was the following morning. We had so far been very fortunate with ideal walking weather - overcast and some light spots of rain - as was the following morning.
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 Hotham model: Superwarm hooded bag made for cold sleepers and high altitudes. 'Box quilted'​ with no '​through'​ stitching. All bags can be fitted with zippers and draught resisting overlaps. Weight 4 1/2lbs. Hotham model: Superwarm hooded bag made for cold sleepers and high altitudes. 'Box quilted'​ with no '​through'​ stitching. All bags can be fitted with zippers and draught resisting overlaps. Weight 4 1/2lbs.
  
-Bunyid ​Rucksack: This '​shaped'​ rucksack is excellent for children. Useful day pack. Weight 14ozs.+Bunyip ​Rucksack: This '​shaped'​ rucksack is excellent for children. Useful day pack. Weight 14ozs.
  
 Senior Rucksack: A single pocket, shaped rucksack. Suitable for overnight camping. Weight l 1/2lbs. Senior Rucksack: A single pocket, shaped rucksack. Suitable for overnight camping. Weight l 1/2lbs.
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 (b) Spiro had proposed a minor constitutional amendment for consideration at the Annual Meeting in March. (b) Spiro had proposed a minor constitutional amendment for consideration at the Annual Meeting in March.
  
-(c) National Parks and Wildlife Service has closed Blue Gum Forest to camping from 1st Deoember ​last for an unspecified period. Three alternative sites in the Upper Grose valley are available for camping provided permits are obtained from the Service'​s Blackheath office.+(c) National Parks and Wildlife Service has closed Blue Gum Forest to camping from 1st December ​last for an unspecified period. Three alternative sites in the Upper Grose valley are available for camping provided permits are obtained from the Service'​s Blackheath office.
  
 (d) Cosmorama Press, Helensburgh,​ is producing Vol. 2 of its booklet "A Guide to Bushwalking"​ and invites contributions of material. (d) Cosmorama Press, Helensburgh,​ is producing Vol. 2 of its booklet "A Guide to Bushwalking"​ and invites contributions of material.
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 by Marcia Shappert. by Marcia Shappert.
  
-Last year, when Craig went to Bali for a month with the S.B.W., it was with the understanding that I could go away this year. So the first few months of '75 were spent having pleasant dreams as to where I should go. Peter Scandrett, who was on the Bali trip, said he would go too. After lots of dreaming and lots of phone calls to price my dream, I finally settled on India. It's a land of contrasts, the best and worst of everything, and it's a completely ​differnt ​culture than anything I had seen before. (Let's face it, Australia isn't __that__ different from the U.S.). Also, you can travel pretty inexpensively in India.+Last year, when Craig went to Bali for a month with the S.B.W., it was with the understanding that I could go away this year. So the first few months of '75 were spent having pleasant dreams as to where I should go. Peter Scandrett, who was on the Bali trip, said he would go too. After lots of dreaming and lots of phone calls to price my dream, I finally settled on India. It's a land of contrasts, the best and worst of everything, and it's a completely ​different ​culture than anything I had seen before. (Let's face it, Australia isn't __that__ different from the U.S.). Also, you can travel pretty inexpensively in India.
  
 The decision was made. Now to get some others to go with Peter and myself. We put an ad in the S.B.W. magazine and waited for things to happen. Heather Williams, Wayne Steel, Len Newland and Steve Harvey were all interested. The decision was made. Now to get some others to go with Peter and myself. We put an ad in the S.B.W. magazine and waited for things to happen. Heather Williams, Wayne Steel, Len Newland and Steve Harvey were all interested.
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 |Sunday 7|A typically delightful Kath Brown stroll to Burning Palms is the perfect remedy for the frustrations and tensions of the rest of the week.| |Sunday 7|A typically delightful Kath Brown stroll to Burning Palms is the perfect remedy for the frustrations and tensions of the rest of the week.|
 |March 13,14|The S.B.W. Re-union at Coolana, Kangaroo Valley. See the special notes in this magazine. But don't miss it.| |March 13,14|The S.B.W. Re-union at Coolana, Kangaroo Valley. See the special notes in this magazine. But don't miss it.|
-|March 19,​20,​21|We'​re going to tread a lot of new ground this weekend. Peter Scandrett and Peter Miller have teamed up for a bit of exploratry ​walking around Lockleys Pylon and Mt. Hay. Should be very interesting to be with them when they find it. They are taking ropes.|+|March 19,​20,​21|We'​re going to tread a lot of new ground this weekend. Peter Scandrett and Peter Miller have teamed up for a bit of exploratory ​walking around Lockleys Pylon and Mt. Hay. Should be very interesting to be with them when they find it. They are taking ropes.|
 |Saturday 20|Your friendly Walks Secretary is going to lead another in the series of "​Grate"​ Saturday day walks, this time from Mountain Lagoon to the Colo. 50-50 tracks and scrub, but well worth the effort.| |Saturday 20|Your friendly Walks Secretary is going to lead another in the series of "​Grate"​ Saturday day walks, this time from Mountain Lagoon to the Colo. 50-50 tracks and scrub, but well worth the effort.|
 |Sunday 21|A little-trodden area of West Head is Alastair Battye'​s formula for today. Great views from Wallaroo, then the fascination of Cowan Creek from Hallett'​s Beach.| |Sunday 21|A little-trodden area of West Head is Alastair Battye'​s formula for today. Great views from Wallaroo, then the fascination of Cowan Creek from Hallett'​s Beach.|
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 |March 26,​27,​28|Wilf Hilder is back to prove he has not lost any of his old touch with a wow of a walk down to and then down the Shoalhaven River, with a hurried inspection of the "​unique"​ wineglass tor out of Tolwong on the way back. A really spectacular gorge with walking to match.| |March 26,​27,​28|Wilf Hilder is back to prove he has not lost any of his old touch with a wow of a walk down to and then down the Shoalhaven River, with a hurried inspection of the "​unique"​ wineglass tor out of Tolwong on the way back. A really spectacular gorge with walking to match.|
 |Sunday 28|Bill Hall will be doing a little rock-hopping by the sea on his Otford, Burning Palms trip. Forever fascinating are the only words I can think of to describe this area.| |Sunday 28|Bill Hall will be doing a little rock-hopping by the sea on his Otford, Burning Palms trip. Forever fascinating are the only words I can think of to describe this area.|
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-Do you own a share in Associated ​Portlnad ​Cement Company Limited? If so, help the Colong Committee. Turn to the Editorial on page 2 and read how you can.+Do you own a share in Associated ​Portland ​Cement Company Limited? If so, help the Colong Committee. Turn to the Editorial on page 2 and read how you can.
  
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