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  2. ACROSS THE "CREEK."

    MY BORED GUIDE. I asked for a guide, and they discussed me for a time with animation between themselves in Maori. So lengthy was the ...

    Article : 1,426 words
  3. QUEENSLAND [?] IN [?] 1847

    The Leslie brothers, so well-known in the 'Forties as the pioneer settlers on the Darling Downs, married sisters the daughters of Captain John Macarthur, of sheep breeding ...

    Article : 958 words
  4. THROUGH WALES.

    For our trip we decided to get to Saundersfoot a little [?]ge near Tenby, on the South Coast of Wales. At Saundersfoot we were about two miles north of Tenby. It was a ...

    Article : 1,427 words
  5. THE SLOTTED WING.

    It is an uncanny sensation, sweeping through space at a hundred and thirty miles an hour, to the thunderous music of a 450-horse power engine, to feel the motor suddenly stop, or ...

    Article : 1,045 words
  6. A PROPOSAL.

    Years ago, a young English civil engineer, after spending about seven years on the staff of the Great Eastern Railway, grew discontented with his profession. He was an adept ...

    Article : 1,375 words
  7. HANDLEY PAGE TORPEDO-CARRYING BIPLANE.

    They are operated by the pilot, and in high-speed flying lie flat upon the main wings. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 46 words
  8. FOR THE CHILDREN.

    I'll tell you of a country rule Which all must bear in mind. As round and over—down and up. The road of Life does wind. ...

    Article : 53 words
  9. IN THE TROPICS.

    The main street, the only street, of Wyndham is not attractive, being dust just now, and the tin and wool bungalows rather dingy and desolate looking, not ...

    Article : 1,320 words
  10. LIFE IN BARRACKS.

    Threatened lives last long. And this, if stone und cedar can be said to have a life, applies to Victoria Barracks, Sydney. In spite of efforts to demolish it and take its ...

    Article : 1,188 words
  11. THE FAIRY PIPER.

    Stepping lightly, e'er [?] sprightly, Singing softly as nymphs can, Smiling brightly, laughing lightly, Dancing to the Pipes of Pan; ...

    Article : 86 words
  12. THE CENTIPEDE.

    "I've got [?]ore feet," said the Centipede, As he sat him down to rest. And the Rabbit politely left off work To listen to his guest. ...

    Article : 170 words
  13. MR. PELICAN'S JOKE.

    Three little froggies were sent to school, But the way was long and the day was not cool. So they said to each other, "Let's stay and ...

    Article : 228 words
  14. THE BUNYIP OF GORIAN LAKE.

    In most parts of Australia the abor[?]gines believe in the "Bunylp," and certain water-holes, mostly deep ones, are "taboo" with them owing to the presence of the "Bunylp." ...

    Article : 396 words
  15. SCIENCE NOTES.

    Discovery of the cause of the mysterious "Haff sickness" which was proving ruinous to a large part of the German Baltic fisheries industry, together with the elimination of the ...

    Article : 524 words
  16. PIXIES AT PLAY.

    The Pixle-men went riding, as the Pixles often go Across the little grassy hills where lovely blue-bells grow, ...

    Article : 185 words
  17. WAITING IN DROUGHT TIME

    Faint blue are the distant hills, And the heat [?]ze over the plains So trembles they seem to pant For the laggard rains. ...

    Article : 236 words
  18. CALL OF THE BUSH.

    I must go out to the bush to-day, For its witching voice I have heard; The call of the flowers, the call of the trees, And, oh, the call of a bird! ...

    Article : 193 words
  19. WATER-GAS FOR MOTOR CARS.

    Water gas, which forms a part of must city gas, and is obtained by passing steam over hot coke, may become an important source of gasoline in the future. This is indicated by ...

    Article : 209 words
  20. THE FLITTING' (REMOVAL).

    O hone arie! hone arie! My bonnle dresser's hackit, My sofa legs are a' agee, My chandeleer is crackit. ...

    Article : 144 words
  21. LOGANIA.

    With the coming of spring the coastal bushland about Sydney becomes a veritable garden. Not the least beautiful of the many wild flowers in bloom is Logania [?]bunda, which ...

    Article : 230 words
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