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CC/IB 13th February, 1959.

The Superintendent,
Cherbourg Settlement,
Via Murgon.

Several communications regarding Aboriginal names have been
received by this Office. They are as follows:-

1. The correct pronunciation of JACKADGERY and (A Foolish Act)
NIMMITYBEL. (Unknown) These are said to be Children's names.

2. The Aboriginal word for PRETTY BIRD. (MOOGARAS-GOOLBU).

3. The origin and meaning of the name }unknown
TARRAGINDI, a suburb of Brisbane. }may be obtainable from
Willie McKenzie.

4. The Aboriginal word for LOVELY SETTING. (KALIMNA-OMARU)

Your advice regarding these requests would be appreciated.

C. Campbell
for Director of Native Affairs.

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1A/230

CC/IB 13th February, 1959.

The Superintendent,
Cherbourg Settlement,
Via Murgon.

Several communications regarding Aboriginal names have been
received by this Office. They are as follows:-

1. The correct pronunciation of JACKADGERY and (A Foolish Act)
NIMMITYBEL. (Unknown) These are said to be Children's names.

2. The Aboriginal word for PRETTY BIRD. (MOOGARAS-GOOLBU).

3. The origin and meaning of the name }unknown
TARRAGINDI, a suburb of Brisbane. }may be obtainable from
Willie McKenzie.

4. The Aboriginal word for LOVELY SETTING. (KALIMNA-OMARU)

Your advice regarding these requests would be appreciated.

C. Campbell
for Director of Native Affairs.