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  2. Coming For a Spin, Lady

    "EVERY man his own rail motor," is the slogan in the sugar areas of North Queensland, judging by the number of miniature rail-cars to be ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 243 words

    NOW that the cold weather is here our sleepy and frilled lizards have taken up their winter residence. But, how many will we have here to herald ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 143 words
  4. Bore Control

    IGNORING experience, bitter and expensive, and the ruin of a number of bores, it is proposed to "control" the supply from the artesian ...

    Article : 164 words
  5. Feathered Notability

    IN our tiny hamlet, there dwells a family who owns a beautiful white cockatoo. Every morning at 8.30 cocky calls out to the three children, "Hey! ...

    Article : 106 words
  6. On With the Dance !

    A City man grumbles if the tram breaks down and he has to walk a couple of hundred yards to a dance, but the outback man thinks nothing ...

    Article : 168 words
  7. Notable "Engineer"

    IN his paragraph on burrowing birds, "K.T. (Q. 9/4/36) did not mention that notable"? "engineer," the white backed swallow, which, apart from ...

    Article : 180 words
  8. Hidden Treasure

    SOMEWHERE on the shores on the other side of the harbour from Sydney the proceeds of one of the most spectacular Australian robberies ...

    Article : 178 words
  9. Free Beer!

    I SAW a great swarm of excited insects clustering around a certain spot on an apple-gum tree. On closer inspection, I found that they were all ...

    Article : 111 words
  10. Gold Medal !

    EVERY person has has favourite method of fishing, whether it is catching them by hand or blasting them out with dynamite. But the ...

    Article : 104 words
  11. Ad Infinitum

    NATURE protects its children in strange ways, and the wood adder is a striking example of this. This creature, when pursued by an enemy ...

    Article : 66 words
  12. Try This

    "Moke," referring to the carrying of matches in the hair by natives, points out that bushmen often dry their matches by vigorously rubbing them in ...

    Article : 117 words
  13. Cattle Compass

    I HAVE heard it said that the cattle tick is really a camel tick, that it originally came from the Northern Territory, and that it is constantly ...

    Article : 78 words
  14. Natural Fire Brigade

    I RECENTLY saw an enormous grass fire stopped very efficiently by a hedge of "old man" saltbush. The grazing area was devoid of trees, and ...

    Article : 105 words
  15. Port of Call

    THE interesting article about the old sailing ships which visited Queensland ("Q." 25/6/36) reminds me that on Booby Island, 25 miles west of ...

    Article : 166 words
  16. Trade Treaty

    OLD JACK, who worked on a sheep station in the South-west, regularly each month received by mail a cardboard box of a type used by. a ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 116 words
  17. Too Loving

    FROM a tree overhanging a North Queensland creek I watched macroc, shepherding a number of young, when dad came on the scene. A ...

    Article : 80 words
  18. Classified Advertising

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    Advertising : 91 words



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