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would not do any more work that day,
and Mr Seymour had to return to the

On another occasion, Mrs Seymour
said to a blackwoman on the station -
"What for you have nose all over your
face," and the woman retorted - "What
for you have nose like a boomerang."

Mr Seymour only remembers seeing one
party of blacks in the Lancefield dis-
trict, and they were camped near a
creek, about eight miles from the
quarry in the [crossed out: dre] direction of Melbourne.

One point that interests me is
-Was Berak one of the Kurnaje-
berreing section of the Wurrenjerri tribe?

In reading some notes on the
aborigines in "Victoria and Metropolis"
I noticed a reference to a black called
Barrack, "the King of the Yarra Yarra tribe,
and its sole survivor. William, as he is
often called, is believed to be 64 years
of age. He is a man of powerful build,
though somewhat short in [crossed out: build] stature,
and looks younger than he really is.
The old man believes he must have been
about eleven years of age at the time of

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