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thuy14 [THE STORY OF THE FRIEZE]
193803 [2015/11/20 07:43] (current)
thuy14 [NEWS FROM HERE THERE AND EVERYWHERE]
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 ===== NEWS FROM HERE THERE AND EVERYWHERE ===== ===== NEWS FROM HERE THERE AND EVERYWHERE =====
  
-Preserving Th:figs +**Preserving Our Wild Things** 
-The Wild Life Preservation Society acts as a watch-dog for the State, ever on the look-out to prevent destruction of native flora and fauna, and the work it does for us is beyond praise. This year it has widened ibs activities and purchased a piece of land at Avalon aS a fauna and flora reserve; it hopes by this means to educate public opinion in the appreciation of wild life. If you are ever that way you should inspect + 
-the reserve and see the giant angophora in the middle of it. +The Wild Life Preservation Society acts as a watch-dog for the State, ever on the look-out to prevent destruction of native flora and fauna, and the work it does for us is beyond praise. This year it has widened its activities and purchased a piece of land at Avalon as a fauna and flora reserve; it hopes by this means to educate public opinion in the appreciation of wild life. If you are ever that way you should inspect the reserve and see the giant angophora in the middle of it. 
-Mountaineering in New Zealand+ 
 +**Mountaineering in New Zealand** 
 A crop of newspaper cuttings brings vividly before one the keen interest taken by the N.Z. public in mountaineering and the consequent prestige and influence of the mountaineering clubs. Will bushwalking ever have the same prestige in N.S.W.? A crop of newspaper cuttings brings vividly before one the keen interest taken by the N.Z. public in mountaineering and the consequent prestige and influence of the mountaineering clubs. Will bushwalking ever have the same prestige in N.S.W.?
-Our own party's exploits do not figure in these cuttings, although they have 
-climbed seven peaks in wonderful weather. The most spectacular feat recorded is that 
-of Marjorie Edgar Jones who made the second ascent of Dampier and climbed a couple of other major peaks on the way back. It was a long and arduous climb, the party being 
-on the go for 32 hours. Marjorie's is the second ascent; the first was made by a Sydney girl, Freda Du Faur, 24 years ago, and her account of it may be read in "The Conquest of Mount Cook" which is in our library. 
-Fatal Accident in the Tararua Tramping Club 
  
-January's issue of "The Tararua Tramper" tells the tragic story of haw Norm Dowling was killed on Mount Evans. It happened at the end of a long and successful climb when they were nearly back at camp. He was leading, slipped and fell headlong +Our own party's exploits do not figure in these cuttings, although they have climbed seven peaks in wonderful weather. The most spectacular feat recorded is that of Marjorie Edgar Jones who made the second ascent of Dampier and climbed a couple of other major peaks on the way back. It was a long and arduous climb, the party being on the go for 32 hours. Marjorie's is the second ascent; the first was made by a Sydney girl, Freda Du Faur, 24 years ago, and her account of it may be read in "The Conquest of Mount Cook" which is in our library. 
-dragging the others with him3 They crashed on to a rocky shelf and then on to a snow-slope. It was a fall of 500 feet and the marvel is not that the leader was + 
-killed, but that the other two survived. We extend our sincere sympathy to our friends of the Tararuas on the lose of one of their ablest members. +**Fatal Accident in the Tararua Tramping Club** 
-Londoners Protect their Open Spaces + 
-The movement for the preservation of the wild lands seems to be spreading everywhere. Our friends, the So-Pats(Southern Pathfinders) devote a very large part of their Annual Report to this subject and it is interesting to see that their work does not stop at propaganda, as with us, but extends to collecting substantial sums of +January's issue of "The Tararua Tramper" tells the tragic story of haw Norm Dowling was killed on Mount Evans. It happened at the end of a long and successful climb when they were nearly back at camp. He was leading, slipped and fell headlong dragging the others with him. They crashed on to a rocky shelf and then on to a snow-slope. It was a fall of 500 feet and the marvel is not that the leader was 
-money. Their report is accompanied by a friendly letter telling among other things of the, TD1?-1r,,r ",r1a curtrv inn Md-r-elc,d n-re miap tramp: +killed, but that the other two survived. We extend our sincere sympathy to our friends of the Tararuas on the loss of one of their ablest members. 
-Walking Club in Western Australia + 
-Victoria, N.S.W. Rnr3. Tasmnia7C'?171 to /:CW'S 1-Id a monopoly of walking activities, but uP that n. akigc2.,1 bc.; fc in Australln, started by a member of the Melbourne Nomen/s Walking Club. +**Londoners Protect their Open Spaces** 
-We have been pleased to welcome to Sydney and to our walks Miss Eileen Bass of the Tararua Tramping Club. She was introduced by Mr. Jock Macpherson whom some of /IR mat milen he 'TAMA in Svanev ROTIle time avn- + 
-NEAT SHALL WE IN) WITH TEE POLE-CUTTERS?+The movement for the preservation of the wild lands seems to be spreading everywhere. Our friends, the So-Pats (Southern Pathfinders) devote a very large part of their Annual Report to this subject and it is interesting to see that their work does not stop at propaganda, as with us, but extends to collecting substantial sums of money. Their report is accompanied by a friendly letter telling among other things of their Christmas Dinner which is held in a country inn and prevailed by a five mile tramp
 + 
 + 
 +**Walking Club in Western Australia** 
 + 
 +Victoria, N.S.W. and Tasmania seem to have had a monopoly of walking activities, but we hear that a walking club has at length been founded in Western Australia, started by a member of the Melbourne Women's Walking Club. 
 + 
 +**Visitor** 
 + 
 +We have been pleased to welcome to Sydney and to our walks Miss Eileen Bass of the Tararua Tramping Club. She was introduced by Mr. Jock Macpherson whom some of us met when he was in Svdnev some time ago.  
 + 
 +**WHAT SHALL WE DO WITH THE POLE-CUTTERS? 
 By Dorothy Lawry. By Dorothy Lawry.
-Man is the most destructive of all animals. Of course, he is also the most + 
-constructive, but we do not want artificial rockeries, or concrete promenades, in +Man is the most destructive of all animals. Of course, he is also the most constructive, but we do not want artificial rockeries, or concrete promenades, in the bush
-the bush:+
 Most of the destruction of our heritage is so obvious, and rouses such righteous indignation in the breasts of all nabure-lovers, that the details hardly need stressing here - deliberate firing of the bush by graziers; cutting of living trees by Most of the destruction of our heritage is so obvious, and rouses such righteous indignation in the breasts of all nabure-lovers, that the details hardly need stressing here - deliberate firing of the bush by graziers; cutting of living trees by
 ' vandals and thoughtless youngsters just for the joy of it; shooting of helpless birds ' vandals and thoughtless youngsters just for the joy of it; shooting of helpless birds
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