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  2. Highway [?]By-[?]way

    Unde[?] this heading readers are invited to contribute brief stories of general appeal and interest, and with a West Australian setting for preference. Local legend[?] history or personalities, reminiscence, nature lore, coincidence, curiosities, tragedy, humour—in short, life as it is and was in the city, town and bush. For the ...

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    Dear Old Timer "Non-Com,"—The item on February 6 about a trapped dingo brings to mind many incidents of wild life which I have observed in rambles ...

    Article : 1,848 words
  4. Purely Personal.

    Dear "Non-Com,"—Could one at this distance safely call you a dead nark? I would not like to do so if any closer, as I have still visions of your jaw ...

    Article : 545 words
  5. Champion Horsemen.

    Dear "Non-Com[?]"—In the issue on March 5 "Trier" regards Frank Lucas and Ashton as being about on a par for all-round horsemanship. I am not ...

    Article : 193 words
  6. A River Phenomenon.

    Dear "Non-Com."—Further to these night wells in which the water rises at night time, this peculiarity doesn't seem to be confined only to wells, as a river ...

    Article : 101 words
  7. just a Friendly Letter.

    Dear "Non-Com."—Greetings! As we have taken "The Western Mail" for nearly all the twelve years we have been in the West, you and the red page are quite old ...

    Article : 349 words
  8. Humour in Unexpected Places.

    Dear "Non-com."—I often wonder how many times as readers peruse the paragraphs of "Highway and By-way" and its allied pages, they stop and travel back ...

    Article : 334 words
  9. Naming of America.

    Dear "Non-Com,"At last I am drawn into this controversy as to the naming of America. Your latest correspondent makes the statement that Amerigo ...

    Article : 222 words
  10. A Good Reader[?]!

    Dear "Non-Com."—Some people have queer ideas regarding the transmission of telegrams, as the following true story will prove. ...

    Article : 133 words
  11. A New Variety.

    Dear "Non-Com,"—"Elecmec's" yarn about the groupie planting pollard was a bit thick, but this is true: Jim was planting maize one day when ...

    Article : 124 words
  12. Greatness[?]!

    Dear "Non-Com."—She was in the city for a few days in February and called and paid her respects to "Virgilia" and "Martingale." He was also down and went to ...

    Article : 194 words
  13. To Correspondent's.

    "Autumn Tints."—A neat yarn that will amuse many of Don's admirers. "Will Aintree," Buckland Hill.—I was interested in your first attempt and the ...

    Article : 211 words
  14. A Native Story.

    Dear "Non-Com."—One hot day my mate and I investigated a miniature dust[?]storm on a road and found a big hawk flying along with a goanna attached to ...

    Article : 142 words
  15. A [?] [?]

    Dear "Non-Com."—Don C—, the subject of several humorous and other yarns on your red page, is my uncle. Have you heard this one? ...

    Article : 123 words
  16. "Jurien Bay's First Air Mail."

    Dear "Non-Com."—In the Highway on March 19 was an item by "Felix the Cat" on Jurien Bay's first air mail. The facts were not correctly stated, as there is no ...

    Article : 69 words



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