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MacIntyre says it is not at all like Salt Bush.  MacIntyres sheep are depasturing on some settlers run on the Paroo River near the Queens Land boundary, and are not allowed to cross, through the Government restrictions on preventing any sheep from crossing through fear of scab.  

I am so much impressed with the faithfulness of his description that I am inclined to make a venture myself in taking up some Country in the southern parts of Queensland.  The prest present drawback is the long carriage, but in this age of Railways that will in a few years be very much lessened;  my plan at present would be to buy a herd of young cattle in the north where they can be had at a moderate price, and to take up the country with them, for a few years, after which sheep stock may be easier purchased, and when the difficulties

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