State Library of NSW
Dec 8 – 9
It caused great amusement for us, the mob scrambling for the penny & the police whaling into them as if his life depended on it; The natives are very frightened of the native police & they have cause to be as they get some very rough knocks from them
Wed 9thStarted loading horses off the boat on to the train before breakfast. after we had finished breakfast, was put on fatigue duty down the hold loading tying transport waggons to be hauled up; at 11.40 AM we were ready & bade good-bye to Alexandria;
The way farming is done & the way the people live, brings one back to a few thousand years ago. all the towns are very dirty & the natives are disgusting. it is a very interesting journey, all the land farmed & not a lot of ground not cultivated, there
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