Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 62
Went Abajsia re nose bags & Remnants.
Horse fell stroke iron, lamed himself & me, camels coming around the corner make horses very nervous & ashphalt roads are slippery.
No wood on the desert so all manure is dried & used. Very few carts all loading packed. Prickly pear is used for wood & cultivated, fewer spines than the Q'land variety. All fencing is made of mud walls & most of the Houses for Natives built likewise.