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197712 [2019/03/21 23:05]
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 __Twenty-Fifth Birthday__ __Twenty-Fifth Birthday__
  
-A quarter century! The years are flying - +A quarter century! The years are flying -\\ 
-Where are the prophets who so oft have said: +Where are the prophets who so oft have said:\\ 
-"The Club is doomed"​. "The Club is slowly dying"?​+"The Club is doomed"​. "The Club is slowly dying"?​\\
 Believe me, we are not yet wholly dead. Believe me, we are not yet wholly dead.
  
-Still when the bus disgorges us for Era +Still when the bus disgorges us for Era\\ 
-Our hearts leap with the old remembered thrill +Our hearts leap with the old remembered thrill\\ 
-As, tottering down the track, we pee draw nearer+As, tottering down the track, we pee draw nearer\\
 The dunes, the valley, Peter Page's hill. The dunes, the valley, Peter Page's hill.
  
-Our mileage is not much, as speedsters reckon; +Our mileage is not much, as speedsters reckon;\\ 
-We pause more often to admire the view; +We pause more often to admire the view;\\ 
-But still we hobble out, when bushflowers beckon,+But still we hobble out, when bushflowers beckon,\\
 Our troth with them each springtime to renew. Our troth with them each springtime to renew.
  
-Yearly we cut fresh notches in the tally +Yearly we cut fresh notches in the tally\\ 
-Of mountain peaks we shall not climb again; +Of mountain peaks we shall not climb again;\\ 
-Heights are for Youth! But we have still the valley,+Heights are for Youth! But we have still the valley,\\
 The sunlit Cox, Eureka in the rain. The sunlit Cox, Eureka in the rain.
  
-Long may that Youth, and others who come after, +Long may that Youth, and others who come after,\\ 
-Walk the bush tracks, seek out the life that's free, +Walk the bush tracks, seek out the life that's free,\\ 
-Meet perils, scars - and hakea - with laughter+Meet perils, scars - and hakea - with laughter\\
 Mingled at times with mild. profanity). Mingled at times with mild. profanity).
  
-And while we celebrate, not yet quite blotto, +And while we celebrate, not yet quite blotto,\\ 
-We would exhort them this all things above: +We would exhort them this all things above:\\ 
-To keep the good old independent motto+To keep the good old independent motto\\
 Of S.B.W. - We won't be druv! Of S.B.W. - We won't be druv!
  
 Kath McKay. Written 1952. Kath McKay. Written 1952.
  
-====PaddyMade====+====PADDYMADE==== 
 +Lightweight bushwalking and camping gear.
  
-BUNYIP RUCKSACK +**BUNYIP RUCKSACK** 
-This '​shaped'​ rucksack is excellent for children. ​Useful ​day pack. Weight ​14-oz +This '​shaped'​ rucksack is excellent for children. ​Use-full ​day pack. Weight ​14ozs.\\ 
-SENIOR RUCKSACK +**SENIOR RUCKSACK** 
-A single pocket, shaped rucksack. Suitable for overnight camping. Weight ​11/2Ibs +A single pocket, shaped rucksack. Suitable for overnight camping. Weight ​1 1/2lbs.\\ 
-BUSHMAN ​RUCKSACKS +**BUSHMAN ​RUCKSACK** 
-Have sewn-in curved bottom for extra comfort in carrying. Will hold 30 lbs. +Has sewn-in curved bottom for extra comfort in carrying. Will hold 30lbs. 2 pocket model l.25 lbs. 3 pocket model 1.5 lbs.\\ 
-2 pocket model liAlbs +**PIONEER RUCKSACK** 
-3 pocket model 1%lbs +Extra large bag with four external pockets and will carry about 40Ibs of camp gear. Weight 2.25lbs.\\ 
-PIONEER RUCKSACK +**MOUNTAINEER DE LUXE** 
-is an extra large bag with four external pockets and will carry about 40Ibs of camp gear. Weight 2%lbs +Can carry 70Ibs or more. Tough lightweight terylene/ cotton, proofed fabric with special P.V.C. reinforced 
-MOUNTAINEER DE LUXE Can carry 70Ibs or more. Tough lightweight terylene/ cotton, proofed fabric with special P.V.C. reinforced +base. 20" x 17" x 9" proofed nylon extension throat with double draw cord for positive closure. Flap has full sized zip pocket of waterproof nylon. Outside pocket. Bag is easily detached from the frame to form a 3' steeping bag cover for cold, wet conditions. Weight ​5lbs.\\ 
-base. 20" x 17" x 9" proofed nylon extension throat with double draw cord for positive closure. Flap has full sized zip pocket of waterproof nylon. Outside pocket. Bag is easily detached from the frame to form a 3' steeping bag cover for cold, wet conditions. +**MOUNTAINEER** 
-Weight ​Sibs +Same features as de luxe model except for P.V.C. bottom reinforcing. Weight ​5 1/4lbs\\ 
-MOUNTAINEER +**TRAMPER FRAME RUCKSACK** 
-Same features as de luxe model except for P.V.C. bottom reinforcing. Weight ​51ilbs +Young people and ladies will find this pack a good one. It will carry sufficient camping equipment and food for 3 or 4 days or more. Has 3 pockets, capacity about 30 lbs. Weight ​4lbs.\\ 
-TRAMPER FRAME RUCKSACK Young people and ladies will find this pack a good one. It will carry sufficient camping equipment and food for 3 or 4 days or more. Has 3 pockets, capacity about 30 lbs. +**'​A'​ TENTS** 
-Weight ​41bs+One, two or three man. From 2 1/2 to 3 3/4 lbs.\\ 
-Lightweight bushwaiking and camp gear+**WALL TENTS** 
 +Two, three or four man.  From 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 lbs.\\ 
 +**Carrying Bags** 
 +P.V.C or Nylon\\ 
 +**KIANDRA MODEL** 
 +Hooded bag. Extra well filled. Very compact. Approx 3.75lbs\\ 
 +**HOTHAM MODEL** 
 +Super warm box quilted. Added leg room. Approx 4.5lbs\\
  
-HOTHAM MODEL +Compasses. dry, oil filled or wrist types.\\ 
-Super warmBox quilted. Added leg room. Approx 4Y2lbs. +Maps.  ​large ​range.\\ 
-Compasses ​dry, oil filled or wrist types. +Bushwalking books.\\ 
-Maps. Large range. Bushwalking books. +Freeze dried and dehydrated foods.\\ 
-Freeze dried and dehydrated foods. +Stoves ​and lamps.\\ 
-Stoves ​anc:', ​lamps. +Aluminium ​cookware.\\ 
-Aluminium ​cook ware+Ground ​sheets.\\ 
-Grou rid sheets. +Everything for the bushwaiker.
-Everything for the bushwalker. +
-CARRYING BAGS P.V.C. or nylon. +
-KIANDRA MODEL +
-Hooded bag. Extra well filled. Very compact. Approx 3%lbs. +
-'​A'​ TENTS +
-One, two or three man. From-2% to '​nibs +
-z WALL TENTS +
-Two, three or four man. From 3% to tMlbs +
-69 LIVERPOOL ST.., SYDNEY 26-2686, 61-7215+
  
 +69 LIVERPOOL ST, SYDNEY - 20-2686 61-7215
  
 ====Welcome Aboard==== ====Welcome Aboard====
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 __Confused Counting__ __Confused Counting__
  
-Use "​say",​ "​taegar"​ or "​tin",​ +Use "​say",​ "​taegar"​ or "​tin",​\\ 
-For the country you're in, +For the country you're in,\\ 
-To count the amount of your pay. +To count the amount of your pay.\\ 
-In Nepal your quota +In Nepal your quota\\ 
-May only lie "​yohtah",​+May only lie "​yohtah",​\\
 Have a care and not throw it away. Have a care and not throw it away.
  
-In India the "​anna"​ +In India the "​anna"​\\ 
-Was quite an old manner +Was quite an old manner\\ 
-To balance at end of the day; +To balance at end of the day;\\ 
-Sixteen of these made up your "​Rupees"​ +Sixteen of these made up your "​Rupees"​\\ 
-If someone you had to repay. +If someone you had to repay.\\ 
-But today it's the "​paisa"​ +But today it's the "​paisa"​\\ 
-You get in your pay sir!+You get in your pay sir!\\
 As you count in the now modern way. As you count in the now modern way.
  
-When adding "​Afghani"​ +When adding "​Afghani"​\\ 
-You've obliged to use Farsi, +You've obliged to use Farsi,\\ 
-But please, watch what you say; +But please, watch what you say;\\ 
-Use "​hasht"​ for a "​haft"​ +Use "​hasht"​ for a "​haft"​\\ 
-And they'​ll think you are daft,+And they'​ll think you are daft,\\
 And maybe will put you away. And maybe will put you away.
  
-Whether "​empart"​ or "​enarm"?​ +Whether "​empart"​ or "​enarm"?​\\ 
-May pose quite a problem +May pose quite a problem\\ 
-In Java or Bali, but not Mandalay. +In Java or Bali, but not Mandalay.\\ 
-Here the business you're at +Here the business you're at\\ 
-May be solved by a "​chat",​+May be solved by a "​chat",​\\
 When computing at work or at play. When computing at work or at play.
  
-If you laugh or you grin +If you laugh or you grin\\ 
-At the trouble we're in, +At the trouble we're in,\\ 
-Be warned and don't got blase; +Be warned and don't got blase;\\ 
-If the "land of the gin" +If the "land of the gin"\\ 
-Lets the Japanese in, +Lets the Japanese in,\\ 
-Well, the "dee ye ken", It'll all be in "​yen",​+Well, the "dee ye ken", It'll all be in "​yen",​\\
 And your grin may be turned the other way. And your grin may be turned the other way.
  
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 For those ignorant peasants illiterate in Farsi, Urdu, Bahasa Indonesia, Nepali and Burmese I append the following glossary:- For those ignorant peasants illiterate in Farsi, Urdu, Bahasa Indonesia, Nepali and Burmese I append the following glossary:-
  
-Say, teega, tin: 3 in Farsi, Indonesian and Nepali/​Hindi. +Say, teega, tin: 3 in Farsi, Indonesian and Nepali/​Hindi.\\ 
-Yohtahs: Nepali, counting objects. +Yohtah: Nepali, counting objects.\\ 
-Anna: Out of date coin in India. +Anna: Out of date coin in India.\\ 
-100 paisa = 1 Rupee or Afghani. +100 paisa = 1 Rupee or Afghani.\\ 
-Afghani: Unit of currency in Afghanistan. +Afghani: Unit of currency in Afghanistan.\\ 
-Hasht, haft: Farsi 7 and 8. +Hasht, haft: Farsi 7 and 8.\\ 
-Empart and enarm: 4 and 6 in Indonesian. +Empart and enarm: 4 and 6 in Indonesian.\\ 
-Chat or more properly Kyat: Unit of currency in Burma.+Chat or more properly Kyat: Unit of currency in Burma.\\
 "Land of the gin": Australia. "Land of the gin": Australia.
  
  
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