The Territory



The Territory Ernestine Hill Angas and Roberson 1951 Index Abbott, Billy, 133 Abbott, C. L. A., 442 Abner Ranges, 404-5, 429 Aborigines, conflicts at settlement of Fort Dundas, 44-9, at Port Essington, 51-3, 55, at Victoria, 58-9, at Escape Cliffs, 83-4; menace McKinlay's expedition, 90; murders and reprisals, 114, 139-40, 187, 220-1, 235, 242, 249-54, 265, 338-9, 374-5, 379-81; cattle-killers, 175; Daly River murders, 196-8; murder of Malays at Malay Bay, 209-10; Protector appointed, 225-6; Baldwin Spencer's work for, 273; manners and customs, rites and ceremonies, 344-69. See also names of tribes. Abrahams Billabongs, 110, 186, 193 Abrahams, Bob, 110 Adelaide River, 53-4, 77, 83-4, 87, 91, 155, 159, 168, 173, 224, 263, 270, 277-8, 371, 373, 376, 397-8, 405-6, 412-13 Agriculture, 151-3, 155, 159, 259-60, 271, 275-7, 279, 412-15 Albany, railway to Wyndham proposed, 187 Albert River, 55 Albinjula, Valley of Springs, 173, 179, 393, 395 Albrecht, Rev. F. W., 8 Alexandra, brigantine, 121 Alexandra Land, 161 Alexandria Station, 172, 176-7, 208, 284 Alice Springs, 11, 18, 19, 107, 117, 203, 213-14, 296, 358, 401 Alien Immigrants, Restriction Act (1905), 221 Alroy Downs, 172, 401 Ambrose, Arthur, 192 Ambrose, Paddy, 192 Amos brothers, and Broad, 172 Anderson, Bob, 190-1 Anthony's Lagoons, 177, 208, 233-4, 266, 277, 313, 355 Arafura Station, 218, 249, 253, 298, 334, 370, 383-5, 388-9, 414 Argyle Station, Kimberley, 10-11, 174, 179 Armstrong Creek, 301-2, 326 Army farms, 413 Arnhem Land, survey by David Lindsay, 171; minerals, 202, 256, 270, 335, 417; cattle-droving, 298; intelligence of natives of, 345, 383, 385-6; legends, 359; attempt at colonization, 383, 385; rivers, 414 Artesian bores, 295-303, 411, 414 Arundta Tribe, 69-70, 119, 214, 351-4, 358 Asche, Eric, 8 Auld, W. P., 75 Austral Downs, 172 Australian, R.M.S., 220 Australian Inland Mission, 271, 285 Australian Workers' Union, 278, 287 Auvergne Station, 173-5, 231, 234-5, 238, 241-3, 400 Avon Downs, 172, 208, 280, 393, 401 Babbage, B. Herschel, 64, 106 Bacon, Lady Charlotte, 108 Bacon, Harley, 108 Bagot, E. M., 105, 1ll, 121 Bald, J. C., 119 Ban Ban Springs, 393-5 Banka Banka Station, 191-2, 214, 306, 318, 356-8, 417 Barker, Capt. Collet, 47 Barkly Highway, 411 Barkly Tablelands, 19, 167, 172, 208, 227, 266, 270-1, 296, 299, 352, 401, 415 Barlow, Capt. Manners, 43-6 Barnes, William, 43, 46 Barney, Col. George, 57 Barrett, Charles, The Coast of Adventure, 9 Barrett, G. L., 210 Barrow Creek, 107, 117,214, 353 Barrow Creek Telegraph murders, 71, 132-3 Batchelor, 275-6, 279 Bates, Daisy M., 348 Bates, Harry ('Bulwaddie'), 312-13 Bathurst Island, named, 42; natives, 44-5 Bathurst Island Mission, 9, 219-220, 375 Battle Creek, 326-32, 361, 433 Bauhinia Downs, 172 Beagle, H.M.S., 4-5, 49-55, 229-30 Beatrice Hills, 155, 159, 199 Beckett, J. T., 280 Beetaloo, 321-2 Bell, Alice E. See Todd, Mrs Charles. Bell, Norman, 8 Bennett, J.W.O., 94 Bevan, D. D. J., Judge, 270, 272, 274, 282 Billiatt, John, 75 Billiluna Station, 174 Birtles, Francis, 261 Blain, A. M., 8 Blakeney, Fred, Hard Liberty, 261 Blanche Cap, 67 Bleeser, Florenz, 9, 14 Blinman, 79 Bloomfield, Mrs Louis, 401 Bloomfield, Louis, 214 Bogle, Rev. J. A., 126-7 Bohning, Mrs, 401 Bohning, Elsie, 261, 401 Bonson, Dolly, 9 Booby Island, 55 Booty, F. C., 243 Borroloola, 178, 186, 208, 263, 273, 277, 284, 319, 359, 398, 405, 418, 426-8, 438 Bottomley, Horatio, 218 Boucaut, Ray Parkin, 115 Bovril Estates, 233, 336-7 Bowen, Georgina D., Lady, 296 Bowen Straits, 382-3 Bowstock, 172, 312-13 Boyd, W. H. J. Carr, 171, 181-2 Boylan, Michaele. See Jones, Mrs Jock. Bradshaw, Fred, 245, 251-3 Bradshaw. Capt. Joseph. 217-18, 233, 236, 244-7, 249-51, 253-4, 269, 285, 298, 325, 334, 383-5, 414 Bradshaw's Run, 231, 235, 244-7, 249-54, 266, 285, 400 Brady, Jack, 170 Braitling, Mrs Ted, 401 Brandt, Otto, 199, 204- Brassey, Lady, 201 Brassey, Lord, 164, 201 Brazel, Robert, 139 Breaden, Alan, 213 Breaden, Joe, 213 Breinl, Dr Anton, 269 Bremer, Adm. J. J. Gordon, 43-5, 51-2 Bridge, Ben, 313-15 Bridge, Mr and Mrs Joe, 399 Brisbane, s.s., 36, 147 British-Australian Telegraph Company, 96, 115, 125-6, 131, 147, 178 Britomart, H.M.S., 51-4 Broad, A., 172 Brock, W. H. 256 Brock's Creek, 168, 218, 221, 276, 407 Brophy, Sergeant, 314-15 Brown, Dr, 8 Brown, Alfred J. V., 36-9, 263, 277, 334-7, 383, 431; quoted, 30, 262-3, 386-7 Brown, H. Y. Lyell, 222, 251, 256-7, 415, 417 Brown. May. Mrs, 258, 407-9 Brown, V. V., 36, 387 Browne, Dr John, 169 Browne, Dr W. B., 169, 178, 208, 214 Brunette Downs, 172, 177, 208, 213, 227, 277, 284, 305-7, 312-13, 319 Buchanan, Gordon, 170; Pachorsese and Waterhole, 167 Buchanan, Gordon, jun., 167 Buchanan, Mrs Nathaniel, 167, 399 Buchanan, Nathaniel, 167-8, 170, 175, 190, 299, 301, 326, 415, 422 Buffaloes, 46, 53, 159-60, 262, 277, 370-76, 378, 381-3, 394, 397 Bulletin, The, 223-4, 267 Bullita Station, 174, 238, 265 Burke and Wills Expedition, 73, 75 Burketown, 112, 160, 177, 185, 298, 314, 434-5 Burrundie, 200, 208, 376 Buscall, Jack, 9 Button, Bob, 170, 201 Byers, Mrs, 400 Bynoe, Dr Benjamin, 49 Byrnes, Mrs Billy, 395 Byrnes, Mrs Harold, 396 Byron, Lord, 108-9 Cadell, Capt. Francis, 86 Cahill, Mrs Paddy, 398, 400 Cahill, Paddy, 170, 224, 260, 262, 265, 273, 288, 326, 366, 372-3, 375, 382, 414; quoted, 426 Calcutta, barque, 220 Caledon Bay, 383, 398, 417 Calliance, barque, 86 Calvert River, 193 Camden Harbour, 85-6 Camels, 213-14, 297-8 Camooweal, 177, 213, 215, 393 Camphell, Sir A. C., 315 Campbell, Hughie, 190-1 Campbell, Jim, 315-43 Campbell, John, 169 Campbell, Maj. John, 46, 48 Campbell, W. 5., 269, 275 Cannibalism, 345-6 Canning, A. W., 296-8 Canning Road, 296-8, 399 'Captain Starlight'. See Readford, Harry. Carey, H. E., 289, 442 Carey, James, 169 Carmody, Jim, 190-1 Carnarvon, 160 Carnegie, David, Spinifex and Sand, 297 Carrington, Capt. F., 155, 171, 246 Carrington, V. G., 442 Carruth, Mrs H., 8 Carruthers, John, 171 Catt, Mount, 335 Cattle Breeding, 166-79, 217, 231-3, 247, 253, 276, 278-9, 281, 289-315, 388-96, 415-16 Cattle tick, 178-9, 208, 233, 297 Central Australia, railway to, 11; expeditions, 70-1, 107, 415; mineral , wealth, 202-4, 222; women of, 401; artesian waters, 414 Chalmers, Mrs Bob, 401 Chambers, James, 65, 68, 78 Chambers, John, 121 Chambers, Katherine, 77 Chambers Bay, 77, 269 Chambers Pillar, 69 Chapman, Frances, Mrs, 98 Charlotte Waters, 107-9, 169, 213 Chinese in Northern Territory, 6-7, 13, 129-30, 140, 147, 155-6, 158-9, 200, 204-6, 209, 215, 217-19, 221-2, 256, 262, 264-6, 281 Chippindall, Lieut. Edward, 199 Clarke, Dr, 56 Cleland, John, 139 Cole, Mrs Tom, 399 Colson, Ted, 415, 422 Condon, Harry, 265, 427-8 Confalionere, Rev. Angelo, 58 Connor, Doherty and Durack, 174 Connors, Mat, 364, 429 Conway, Mrs, 399 Cook, Dr Cecil, 8 Cooper, Joel, 9, 41, 261-2, 371, 373-5, 431 Cooper, Reuben, 375 Cooper's Creek, 213, 415 Copper, 160, 171, 195-6, 199-200, 256-7, 273, 284, 417-18 Costello, John, 172-3, 175, 179, 393, 422 Cotton, A. J., With the Great Herds of Australia, 277 Cotton, 57, 152-3, 218, 222, 259, 412 Crawford, Lindsay, 170, 191, 232 Creswell Downs, 172, 176, 208, 319 Crisp, Tom, 87-8, 107 Crocodiles, 24-5, 51, 53, 101, 107, 162, 209, 217, 225, 229, 232-3, 265 Croker, Sam, 167, 170, 242-3 Croker Island, 29, 31, 140, 263 Crowther, Northam, 189 Crush, Tom, 407 Cummings, Jim, 318 Curlewis, H. B., 10-11 Cusack, Mrs, 399 Cypress pine, 25, 261-3, 375 Dahl, Knut, In Savage Australia, 223 Dalhousie Springs, 109-10 Dally, Jack, 190, 192 Dalwood, W. T., 105, 111 Daly, Dominick, 93-4, 99, 135 Daly, Mrs Dominick, Digging, Squatting, and Pioneering Days, 99-100 Daly, Sir Dominick, 84, 93 Daly River, 25-7, 29, 85, 91, 131-2, 155, 160, 195-9, 204, 215, 219, 223, 225, 249-50, 256, 260, 265-6, 270, 275-7, 279-80, 283-4, 371, 396, 412-13 Daly Waters, 75, 107, 117, 119, 139-40, 205, 320, 344-5 Dannock, Ernest, 250-1 Darcy, Mrs, 404-5 Darcy, Elizabeth, 405 Darcy, George, 404-5 Darling, Sir Ralph, 47-8 Darwent, J., 105, 111 Darwin, Charles, 4, 49-51; quoted, 49-50 Darwin, Port, discovery and naming of, 4; Goyder's surveys, 92-4; cable to, 96, 99; defence of, '42-3; lighthouses, 220, 419 Darwin, town, in 1930, 5-10; airmail, 11-13; bombing of, 12-13; climate and appearance of, 19, 25, 155-7; Goyder's surveys, 93-4; deserted for gold rushes, 123; development following Overland Telegraph, 125-31; District Council, 131; ravages of white ants, 143-6; population in 1879-1881, 147; hospital, 148; pearl fishery, 199; jetty, 200, 261; stopping of Transcontinental Railway brings poverty, 205,6; Chinese in, 209, 264; cyclone of 1897, 211; revenue in 1910, 267; condemned, 281; rebellion against Administrator, 282; school population, 286; town population, 289 Dashwood, C. J., 206, 209-10, 222, 442 Davidson, Alan, 222, 256-7, 417-18 Day, T, E. 171 Deacon, Mrs Tom, 329, 399 Deacon, Tom, 299 Delamere Station, 169, 208, 234, 239, 326, 374, 400 Delissa, Lieut., 153 Delissaville, 153, 159, 199 Delisser, E. A., 422 de Warr, Fred, 262 Diamantina River, 167, 296 Dodwell, G. F., 10, 11 Don, Cape, lighthouse, 220, 419 Donkeys, 239 Douglas, Capt. Bloomfield, 95, 97, 128, 130, 442 Drew, Burton, 239, 436-7 Driver, A. R., 442 Droving, 291-303 Dumont d'Urville, Adm. J. S. C., 52 Dundas, Fort, 44, 49 Durack, Elizabeth, All-about; Chunuma; The Way of the Whirlwind; The Magic Trumpet, 244, 350 Durack, Jeremiah, 173-5 Durack, John, l73-5, 179 Durack, M. P., 10, 30, 179, 187, 432 Durack, Mary, 244, 350 Durack, Michael J., 173-5 Durack, Neil, 243-4 Durack, Patrick, 173-5 Durack, Patrick (cousin), 173-5 Durack, Reginald W., 244 East Alligator River, 89, 260, 265, 333, 364, 373, 398, 414 Eastern, African, and Cold Storage Company, 218, 249, 253 Easton, W. R., 8 Edmunds, R. H., 84, 88-9 Elder, Sir Thomas, 108, 213 Elliot, Mrs Augustus, 401 Elliot, Mr and Mrs Augustus, 213, 401 Elsey Station, 169-70, 247-8, 253, 295, 319, 394 Emery, Lieut. J. B., 5, 51 English, Scottish, and Australian Bank, Darwin, 126 Erldunda Station, 401 Escape Cliffs, 53, 83, 87, 91-2, 95-6, 442 Essington, Sir William, 42 Eva Downs, 172, 296, 312-13, 401 Evans, R. J., 289 Ewandyte Station, 399 Exploring in the Seventies, 107 Eyre, Lake, 64, 67-8, 113, 117-18, 415 Fannie Bay, 98, 206 Fannie Bay Jail, 6, 162, 209, 217, 230, 243, 272, 284, 381 Far North Memories, 128 Farquharson, Archie, 170, 302 Farquharson, Harry, 170, 302 Farquharson, Hugh, 170, 302 Farrar, Billy, 359 Farrar, Bob, 179, 393-5 Farrar, Bob ('Old Bob'), 393 Farrar, Phoebe, Mrs Bob, 393-5 Favenc, Ernest, 169, 172; quoted, 414 Fenton, Dr C., 13 Ferguson, Lady Edith, 109 Ferguson, Maj. J. A., 142 Finke, William, 65, 68 Finke River, 69-70, 73, 78, 108, 113-14, 213, 317, 401 Finniss, B. T., 82-7, 442; quoted, 3 Finniss River, 377, 383 Fisher and Lyons, 155, 170, 232 Fitzgerald, James, 139 Fitzmaurice, L. R., 51, 53 Fitzmaurice River, 257 Fitzroy, Capt. Robert, 49 Fitzroy River, 51, 169, 184 'Fizzer, The'. See Peckham, Henry V. Flanagan, Charlie, 242-3 Flinders, Capt. Matthew, 32, 41-2, 55 Flinders Ranges, 64-5, 79, 107 Flora Valley Station, 170, 278, 297-8 Florida Station, 173 Flying Cloud, cutter, 132, 142, 419 Flying Doctor Calling, 13, 395 Flynn, Barney, 224, 371-2, 374-5 Flynn, Rev. John, 271, 285 Flynn, Josie, 26 Flynn, Tom, 263, 275-6 Foelsche, Capt. Paul, 95, 98, 126, 140, 142-3 Fogarty, Wallis, 214 Forlorn Hope, boat, 85-6 Forrest and Emanuel, 233 Forrest, Alexander, 168-9, 173, 181 Forsyth, Lieut., 4 Forsyth, Jack, 185 Fossil Downs, 173 Foster, Weekes and Stretch, 174 Foster, Horace, 426 Fothergill, Dr, 8 Francis, Ted, 188 Franks, John, 132-3 Fraser, John, 176 Frazer, J. G., 356 Freeling, Sir A. H., 64 Freeling, Lake, 64 Freer, Cecil, 375 Frew, James, 75 Frost, Jim, 329 Fysh, W. Hudson, 11 Gaden, Mrs Hazel, 376, 396-8 Gason, Sam, 132 Gents, Billy, 119 Georgina River, 174, 177, 179, 296, 393 Georgina Road, 291-2, 296, 299 Geraldine, Rev. Mother, 220 Gibson, Hollowood and Sullivan, 277 Gilbert, John, 56 Giles, Alan, 214, 319 Giles, Alfred, 107, 169, 178, 207 Giles, Ernest, 171 Giles, L. A. G., 8 Giles, L. H. A., 442 Gillen, F. J., 118-19, 222, 273, 354 Gilruth, Dr J. A., 29, 269-70, 272, 275-6, 282, 285-9, 442 Glencoe Station, 168, 170, 178 Glenelg River, 85-6 Glenroy Run, 298 Gold, Dr John, 48-9 Gold-mining, 120-33, 142, 158-60, 172, 179-89, 200, 202-3, 208, 218, 221-3, 257-9, 298, 417-18 Goldie, John, 124-5 Goldsbrough, Mort and Co., 232-3, 378 Goldsmith, Dr F. E., 83 Good Intent, schooner, 178 Goodliffe, Charlie, 185 Goodwin, Charles H. R. O. W. W., 9 Gordon, Adam Lindsay, 202 Gordon, Christina, Mrs, 258 Gordon, Katherine. See Buchanan, Mrs Nathaniel. Gordon Downs Station, 170, 278 Gosse, Harry, 208 Gosse, Dr W., 133, 208 Gothenburg, R.M.S., 129, 136-9 Goulburn Islands, 263, 383, 386 Goyder, G. W., 64, 92-4, 442 Goyder River, 218, 253, 383, 385, 414 Granites. The, 222, 258, 417 Grant, Thorold, 223 Great Australian Loneliness, 214 Great North Road, 10, 296, 358 Great Sandy Desert, 415 Green, Capt. H. M., 5 Green, J. H., 48-9 Gregory, A. C., 64, 235, 246 Grey, Sir George, 85, 346 Grien, Henri, 29-30 Groote Eylandt, 426 Groote Eylandt Mission, 9 Grote, Billy, 262 Gsell, F. Y., Bishop, 9, 41, 219-20, 375 Gulnare, schooner, 92, 95-7, 99-101, 106-7, 112, 147 Gunn, Mrs Aeneas, 170, 233-4; Little Black Princess, 9; We of the Never Never, 233, 248, 261, 264, 319, 394 Gunn, Aeneas J., 245-8, 253 Guthrie, Thomas, 172 Guy, Dr T. G., 129, 136, 141 Hall, Charlie, 181 Halley's Comet, 353-4 Halls, A. T. R., 119 Hall's Creek, 179-83, 187-9, 191-3 Halpin, Capt. Robert, 113 Hambidge, C. M., 10 Hamilton, de Courcy, 262-3 Hammond, Ned, 173 Hann, Frank, 422 Hardy brothers, 376 Hardy, Fred, 404 Hardy, Tom, 173, 175, 241-2 Harney, W. E., Brimming Billabongs, Taboo etc., 350 Hart, Mrs, 398-9 Hart, C. J., quoted, 3 Harvey, E. W., 107-8 Harvey, Thomas, 85 Hatch's Creek, 192, 273, 418 Havey, Charlie, 427 Hay, Billy, 178 Hayball, Palmerston, 97 Hayes, Mrs, 401 Hayes, Tom, 174 Hayes Family, 213 Haynes, Charlie, 163-4 Haynes, Fanny, 406-7 Haynes, Harry, 407 Hazard, Richard, 94 Hearne, W., 107 Helen Springs, 10, 261, 401 Henning, August, 132 Herbert, Mrs C. E., 14, 395 Herbert, C. E., 255, 395, 442 Herbert, Xavier, 10 Hergott Springs, 67 Hermannsburg Mission, 8, 352, 358 Hicks, Lieut., 48 Hicks, Arthur, 169 Hill, Fenton, 168-9 Hill, Gerald, 269 Hobler, G. A., 8 Hobley, Mrs, 399 Hobson, Capt. William, 55 Hodgson Downs, 172, 218, 249, 253, 284, 389 Holmes, Dr Mervyn, 281 Holmes, R. E., 140 Holtze, Maurice, 150-2, 199, 259 Holtze, Nicholas, 259, 272, 290 Holtze, Waldemar, 119, 417 Hordern, Anthony, 187 Horn Expedition, 223 Horsburgh, J., 8 Horse-breeding, 213, 219, 247, 276, 279 Horse-racing, 213-14, 236, 432 Houschildt, Harry, 121-3, 158-60, 195-7 Houston, Dr, 141 Howley, A., 116, 123 Hughes, J. V., 106 Humbert River, 265 Humpty Doo Station, 173, 371 Hunter, George, 376 Hunter, Harry, 36 Hutchinson, Commander, R.N., 83 Huxley, Thomas, 59 Idracowra, 213 Idriess, Ion L., 417 In Savage Australia, 223 Indian Head, 230 Indigo, 209 Investigator, cable ship, 106, 112-13, 116 Irvine, Sam, 18 Ivanhoe Station, 174 Jansen, Olaf, 160, 200, 202, 208 Japanese, invited as immigrants, 142; inquiry about settlement, 210; pearlers, 217 Jardine, Alex, 91 Jardine, Frank, 91 Jardine, John, 82 Jay Creek, 401 Jenkins, Mrs, 401 Jensen, Dr H. I., 272 Jersey, Earl, 210 Jesuit Missions, 162, 204, 215 Johns, Adam, 122, 171, 181 Johns, Constable, 274 Johnson, Dr David, 57 Johnson, Nelson T., quoted, 3 Jolly and Luxton's store, 200 Jones, Mr and Mrs Jock, 404 Jose, James, 174 Jose, Roger, 426 Jukes, John Beete, quoted, 59 Kahlin Compound, 7, 273, 282, 339 Kaitish Tribe, 353 Kapalgo Station, 396-7 Kapok, 219 Katherine, 20, 117, 189-91, 207, 215, 217-18, 223-5, 260, 266, 281, 284, 296, 301, 322-3, 327, 393-4, 404, 430, 433, 435 Katherine River, 107, 132, 190, 232, 265, 275, 280, 284, 296, 300-1, 317, 322-3, 412-13, 437 Katherine River Gorge, 413 Kavenagh, Mrs, 401 Kekwick, William, 68, 71, 75, 79 Kelly, Jack, 243 Kelsey, J. G., 118 Kennedy, Jim, 299 Keppel, Capt. H., 59 Keys, Charles, 53 Kidman, Sir Sidney, 298, 301 Kieran, Tom, 426 Kilfoyle, Tom, 174, 235 Kimberley Ranges, named, 42; reconnaissance by Carr Boyd, 171; gold discovered, 172; stations established, 173-9; gold rush, 179-89; horse track to, 299 King, Adm. Phillip Parker, 41-2, 245 King, Stephen, 75, 78 King River, 338, 371, 383 Kingsborough, Mrs, 133 Kintore, Countess, 210 Kintore, Earl, 206-8, 381 Kirkland, Dr, 8 Kirkland, Bruce, 127 Kirkland, C. J., 127, 196, 396 Kitchener, Field-Marshal Lord, 266-7 Knight, J. G., 125, 141, 156-7, 162-3, 442 Knuckey, R. R., 108, 166 Koolpinya Station, 14, 395 Kurrundi, 222 Lake Nash Station, 179, 393 Lamb, E. W., 172 Lambrick, Mrs, 60 Lampe, V. L., 8 Landers, 158, 160, 195-7 Larrakia Tribe, 5, 10, 13, 93, 95-6, 98-9, 225, 265, 352 Lasseter's Reef, 417 Latour, G. D., 166 Lawrie, Bill, 257-8 Lawrie, George, 285 Lawrie, Jack, 257-8 Lawson, Capt. Harry, 263, 269 Lawson, Henry, 438-9 Leane, Col. E. T., 442 Le Hunte, Sir George, 224-5 Leichhardt, Ludwig, 56, 64, 77 Levi, Philip, 105, 140 Lewis, Sir Essington, 115 Lewis, Harry, 178, 214, 299, 30l Lewis, Hon. John, 115-16, 122, 124, 132, 140 Lewis, Steve, 178, 214, 299, 30l Liddy, Tom, 433 Ligar, George, 299, 432 Light, W. H., 205 Limmen River, 168, 172, 186, 200, 256, 284, 320, 393-4, 414 Lindsay, David, 171, 202-3, 414, 422 Linklater, William, 190, 198, 317, 320-2, 327, 353-4, 360, 432, 434-7; The Magic Snake, 198, 350 Litchfield, H. T., 121 Litchfield, Jessie, Mrs, 128 Little, J. A. G., 112, 118, 160, 222 Liverpool River, 42 Lloyd, Mrs, 401 Lorne Creek, 172 Love's Creek, 214, 401 Lynott, Tom, 172, 200, 273-4 McAnsh Estates, 306 McArthur, Capt. John, 51, 54, 56-7, 59 Macarthur River Station, 172, 176, 197-8, 284, 306, 359, 361 Macartney and Mayne, 241-2 Macartney, F. T., 8; quoted, 156 McCall, Katie. See Rogers, Mrs Jack W. McCarthy, Mrs Jack, 400-1 McCarthy, Jack, 10, 400, 435 McCarthy, Jerry, 435 McCaw, W. J., 270 McCoy, Jack, 393 MacDonald brothers, 173 MacDonald, Alex, 244 MacDonald, Jim, 302 MacDonald, John, 155 Macdonald, 'Sandy Myrtle', 190-1 MacDonnell Ranges, 70, 107, 223, 318, 401 MacGillivray, John, quoted, 59 MacGregor, William, 278, 290 McGuinness, Barney, 9 Mackay, Jack, 26, 175 McKay, Jack, 398 Mackenzie, Mrs Charlotte, 404 MacKenzie, Alex, 140 Mackenzie, Edward, 210 Mackenzie, J. T., quoted, 5 McKinlay, John, 86-92 MacLachlan, George, 93, 106, 114 Macleod, Billy, 178 Macleod, Jack, 318-19 Macleod, Murdoch, 302 McManus, Frank, 298 McMaster, Sir Fergus, 307 McMinn. G. R., 106, 108, 11l, 123, 140, 155-6, 442 McMinn, William, 85, 93-4, 98 McPhee, Jock, 171, 183, 242, 263-4 Maddern, C. A., 10 Madigan, C. T., Central Australia, Crossing the Dead Heart, 415 Mainoru Station, 398 Malay Bay, 262-3, 335-6, 338-9, 343 Malay fishermen, 31-8, 46-7, 52-3, 204, 209, 383-7 Mallapunyah Station, 404 Mallison Island, 384-5 Mallom, J. C., Judge, 8, 286 Manchester, Duke of, 198 Mansfield, Susannah, 9 Manton, J. T., 83-4, 442 Maranboy, 273, 283-5 Margaret River, 157 Maria Island, 19 Marlowe, Joe, 9 Maroubra, ship, 419 Marrakai Station, 173, 265, 371, 376, 404 Marsh, Henry, 132, 142 Martin, Mr and Mrs Alf, 233, 399 Mary River, 155, 200, 371 Mataranka, 275, 277, 280, 412 Maurice, Richard T., 223 May, James, 140 Mayne, Jimmie, 393 Melville, David, 115 Melville Island, 40-6, 48-9, 261, 271, 273, 371, 374-5 Melville Island Mission, 9 Mermaid, schooner, 42 Merryfield Station, 390-1 Mica, 418 Milingimbi Mission, 9, 432 Millar Brothers, 199-200 Miller, Blake, 301 Millner, Dr J. S., 83, 125-6, 136-7, 442 Mills, W. W., 108 Milner, John, 113-15 Milner, Ralph, 113 Milton, W. C., 277 Mitchell, S. J., 269-70, 442 Montajinnie, 30l, 326, 404 Morice, Dr R. .T., 148 Mount Norris Bay, 375 Mueller, Ferdinand von, 64 Muir, Ernest Clare. See Campbell, Jim. Munro, J., 266 Munro, Hon. James, 155 Murphy, Lieut. A. W., 11 Murphy, Barney, 186, 218 Murphy, Bill, 336-9 Murphy, W., 270 Murran-ji Track, 298-303, 314, 399, 440 Nash, Heath, 75, 78 Nation, William, 166 Neale River, 67, 69 Neighbour, aboriginal decorated with Albert Medal, 274-5 Nelson, Harold, 287, 289 Newcastle Waters, 74-5, 114, 169, 178, 213-14, 232, 299, 301-2, 344, 351-3, 355,400 Newry Station. 174, 238 Nicholls, G. A., 8 Nicholls, George, 398 Niemann, Mrs, 264 Noltenius, 121, 123, 158, 160, 195-7 North Australia, declared a Crown colony 7 North Australia Advisory Commission, 8 North Australian, 200 North Australian Pastoral Company, 172, 179 Northern Territory, western boundary fixed, 10-11; airmail, 11-12; rivers, 18; flowers, 20; birds, 22-4, 28; crocodiles, 24-5; trees, 25-6; insects, 27, 29; reptiles, 27; fishes, 28; cattle, 28; pigs, 29; discovery and exploration, 41-56, 61-94; annexed to South Australia, 81-2; overland telegraph, 96, 99-100, 102-19; gold, 120-33, 142, 179-89; immigrants, 142; Customs Department, 160; border with Queensland, 171; mineral wealth, 202, 417; Resident's report for 1899, 215; taken over by Commonwealth, 217; population, 255, 286; Federal Territory, 268-9; parliamentary franchise withdrawn, 270; Vestey's meatworks, 278, 281, 289; Advisory Council and Royal Commission, 288-9; agriculture, 412-15; water conservation, 413-15, geological surveys, 415, 417 Northern Territory Acceptance Act, 268 Northern Territory Company, 82, 92, 94, 152 Northern Territory Times, 127-9, 200, ,282-3, 286, 290; quoted, 141-2, 147-9, 161-2, 196, 201, 205-7, 210, 220, 237, 243, 327, 330, 396 Norton, Mrs, 301, 404 Nugent, Tom, 357-8, 417 Nutwood Downs, 179, 394-5 O'Brien, Rev. Father, 162, 249-50 O'Donnell, Billy, 171, 183 Oenpelli Station, 170, 260, 360, 398, 414 Oliver, T. J., 289 Olsen, Sam, 261-2 O'Neill, Tom, 124 Oodnadatta, 205, 20-7, 212-13, 215, 226 Oorarminna Rockholes, 213 Opium smuggling, 262 Ord River, 169, 174, 179-85, 187, 201, 243, 432 Ord River Station, 170, 191, 307, 314 Osborn, Capt. Noel, 105-6 Osborn, Adm. Sherard, 105 O'Shea, Tim, 404 Osmand, W. S., 170, 201 Overland Telegraph, 96, 99-100, 102-19, 123, 125, 132-3, 208, 222, 319, 322 Overlanders, 166-79, 293 Owen Springs Station, 213 Packhorse mail, 263 Palmer, J. H., 169 Palmerston, 4, 84, 95 Palmerston Sugar Company, 155 Panton, J. A., 170 Parsons, Hon. J. A. Langdon, 162-4, 205-6, 442 Pascoe Mary Jane, 86 Pater, T. Kennedy, Judge, 380 Paterson, A. B., 'Banjo', quoted, 223-4, 438-9 Patterson, Mrs Len, 404 Patterson, Mrs R. C., 115 Patterson, R. C., 111-12, 115, 166 Peake River, 68, 107 Peanuts, 280, 412-13 Pearce, Fred, 205 Pearce, Capt. James, 136-9 Pearce,Pearce, Tom, 218-9, 258-9, 263, 277, 295, 319, 326, 328, 393-4, 413, 435 Pearl fishery, 199, 221, 281 Peckham, Henyy V., 233-4, 243, 401 Pelham, L. J., 136-7 Pelorus, H.M.S., 54-5 Pentacost, John 174 Pethick, Bob, 433 Pigs, 276, 279 Pine Creek, 161, 197, 202, 205, 217-18, 221-2, 225, 258, 264, 266-7, 272, 280, 284, 290, 317-19, 322-3, 400, 408, 418, 435 Playford, E. C., 272 Poddy-dodgers, 304-15 Poole, James, 62-3 Port Augusta, 104-5, 115 Port Essington, 28, 42-3, 51-60, 332-5, 378, 380, 412 Powell's Creek, 107, 119, 214, 296, 353 Price, C. D., 142, 152 Price, E. W., 442 Prince Regent River, 42, 244-6 Providence Knoll, 114-15 Pruen, W. B. F., 259-60 Pryor, Constable, 40 Queenslander, 169 Quilpie, 173 Radium, 256, 418 Raffles, Sir T. S., 42-3 Ragged Thirteen, 189-92 Randall, Alf, 173 Randall, Dick, 173 Rankine River, 393 Rapid Creek Mission, 162, 204, 381-2 Ray, Mrs Andy, 398 Readford, Harry, 172, 190, 227, 305-7 Red Lily Lagoons, 178, 186, 360 Redwater fever, 208 Reid, Jack, 178, 190 Renner, Dr, 110 Reynolds, Hon. Thomas, 137 Rice, 259-60, 272, 277, 412, 414 Richardson, Bob, 210 Riverview Station, 399 Rix, Charlie, 233 Roberts, Harry, 121-3 Robinson, E. 0., 34, 140, 173, 371, 378, 380, 383, 380, 383 Rocklands Station,172 Roe, Lieut., J. S. , 42, 45 Rogers, Mrs Jack W., 388-92 Roper, John, 56 Roper River, 75, 86, 106, 112-15, 132, 174, 178-9, 186, 218-19, 263, 266, 280, 284, 298, 360, 388-90, 399, 412-14 Roper River Concessions, 277 Roper River Mission, 9, 265 Roper Valley Station, 20, 274 Rose, Walter, 295-6 Rosewood Station, 174-5 Ross, John, 106-10 Rosy River, 166, 174 Rossiter, J. L., 284 Rothschild, Hon. Lionel, 223 Rougemont, Louis de. See Grien, Henri Rowan, Dik, 298 Royal Geographical Society, expedition to Amhem Land, 171 Rubber, 153 Rubies, 202-4, 214 Rudall, John, 126 Rum Jungle, 123, 204 'Russian Jack', 193 Ryan, H., 289 Sachse, A., 153 Samuels, O. K., 61 Sargent, Connie, 405-6 Sargent, Winnie, 405-6 Saunders, Phil, 122, 158, 171, 181 Sayle, Fred, 170, 427 Sayle, Tom, 170, 427 Sayle, William, 170, 426-7 Scobie, Alex, 430 Scott, G. B., 128-9, 142, 442 Scott, Jack, 302 Scott, Syd, 174-6 Scrutton, Alf, 172, 273 Seal, George, 278 Searcy, Alfred, 178; By Flood and Field, 34; In Australian Tropics, 34 Seymour, Charlie, 435 Shadforth, Mr and Mrs Harry, 244, 398, 400 Shale oil, 418 Sheahan, Dan, 302, 430 Sheep breeding, 113-15, 166-79, 233, 245-6, 276, 280, 415 Shoal Bay sugar plantation, 199, 204 Sholl, Robert, 86 Silver lead, 160, 200, 256-7, 273, 335 Simpson Desert, 415, 422 Singapore ant, 29 Sisal hemp, 259-60 Skeehan, Mr and Mrs J., 243, 250-1 Skelton, John, 127, 131, 137 Skuthorpe, Archie, 243 Skuthorpe, J. D., 295, 302 Smith, D. D., 13 Smith, E., 93-4 Smith, Fred, 371 Smith, Jack ('Larrikin Jack'), 190-1 Smith, 'Jumbo', 301 Smith, Sir M. Staniforth, 289, 442 Smith, Villeneuve, 126 Smyth, Capt. Henry, 47 Solomon, V. L., 36, 125, 161 Somerset, 91 South Alligator River, 373, 375-6, 396, 414 Southport, 124, 128-30, 135, 143, 159, 163, 206 Sowden, Sir William, 162 Spencer, Rodney, 377-87 Spencer, Sir W. Baldwin, 119, 222, 269, 273-4, 348, 354, 357, 372; quoted, 360-2 Spratt, Mrs Jack, 401 Spring Hill, 418 Springvale Station, 169, 207 Sree pas Sair, brigantine, 199 Standley, Ida, Mrs, 401 Stanes, Mrs Syd, 401 Stanley, Capt. Owen, 49, 51-4, 58 Stanley Billabongs, 110 Stapleton, James, 132-3, 141 Stephens, H. W. H., 155, 170 Stewart, Lieut. D. B., 52-3 Stibe, F. A., 227, 234 Stirling, Adm. James, 47 Stirling, Sir John, 206-7 Stock routes, 113-15, 296, 305 Stockdale, Harry, 160, 171 Stockmen, 429-32 Stokes, Adm. John Lort, 4-5, 53-4; quoted, 4, 229-30 Stone, Sister E. M., 8 Stott, Mounted Constable, 221, 249-50 Stow, J. P., 84-5 Strangman, Dr, 266 Streeter, H. E., 199 Stretch, Mrs, 174 Stretton, Mrs W. G., 398 Stretton, W. G., 115, 159, 226 Stuart, John McDouall, 18, 62-81, 104, 107, 116, 269, 299, 354; quoted, 3, 412 Stuart Highway, 15-16, 120, 232, 234, 411 Sturt, Capt. Charles, 61-4 Sturt River, 64, 298 Success, H.M.S., 47 Sudan Station, 172 Sugar Grant Act, 155 Sugarcane, 151-3, 155, 199, 204, 277, 412, 414 Swan, Thomas, 48 Sweers Island, 55, 160 Sweet, Mary E. (Mrs S.), 95 Sweet, Capt. Samuel, 95 Symon, Sir Josiah, 381 Talorua, s.s., 126, 128, 135 Tamar, H.M.S., 43-5 Tanami, 222, 257-9, 408 Tanumburini, 418 Tate, Prof. Ralph, 162 Taylor, Capt. R., 12 Tennant, David, 157 Tennant, John, 71 Tennant's Creek, 71, 106-7, 115-17, 119, 192, 214, 222, 353-4, 358, 417 Tennyson, Lord, 226, 381 Thompson, Freddie, 286 Thompson, W. A., 256 Thoms, Capt., 197 Thring, F. W., 75, 77-8 Tilston, Dr A. R., 57-8 Tin, 160, 200, 206, 210, 256, 266, 273, 284, 417 Tingha Dian, 31, 33 Tipperary Station, 395-6 Tjingilli Tribe, 19, 74, 320, 351, 353-4 Tobacco, 152-3, 204, 259-60, 277, 412 Tobin, Michael, 297 Todd, Mrs Charles, 107 Todd, Sir Charles, 95-6, 103-19 Todd River, 107, 214, 358 Tolmer, Mount, 405 'Tommy the Rag', 190, 192 Townshend, Mrs, 399 Townshend, Richard, 233-4, 325-6, 330-1, 337 Transcontinental railway, 161, 164, 199-200, 204-6, 267, 280, 290 Travers, Roderick, 168 Trayne, Mrs, 401 Trepang, 31-8, 335-6, 341, 378, 383 Troy, Trooper Paddy, 185 Tuckwell, Ned, 98 Tully, Patrick, 173 Tunney brothers, 223 Turtle Point, 230 Tyers, C, J., 53 Uhr, D'Arcy Wentworth, 166, 171, 334 Umbrawarra, 266, 408 Union Reefs, 121-4, 137, 140, 208, 222, 373, 418 Urapungee Station, 388-91 Urquhart, F. C., 289, 442 Urquhart, Joe, 174 Valentine, Porteous, 121 Vallack, Lieut., 53 Vanderlin Island, 280 Verburg, H., 277 Vernon Shoals, 419 Vestey's Limited, 278, 281, 283, 285, 287, 289, 396 Victoria, Town, named 52; abandoned, 59 Victoria River, 155, 222, 228-40, 248-53, 263, 266, 270, 285, 404, 413, 415, 418 Victoria River Downs, 169-70, 191, 231-4, 238-9, 245-6, 263, 299, 301, 305, 307-8 324, 326-7, 329-31, 336-7, 343, 399, 436 Virginia, 96 Walgandu Cave, 360-1 Walhalla Downs, 172 Wallace, Abraham, 169 Wandi, 256, 418, 435 Warburton, Maj., P. E., 213, 317 Warby, Johnnie, 170 Ward, Alaric, 84 Ward, Ebenezer, 83 Warloch Ponds, 110 Warramulla Tribe, 353 Warramunga, H.M.S., 353 Warramunga Tribe, 19, 72-3, 110-11, 351, 353-8 Warren, Rev. J., 9 Waterhouse, J. W., 75 Waterhouse River, 406 Waterloo Station, 174, 299, 399 Waters, Inspector, 251, 288 Waters, C. E., 272 Watson, Mr and Mrs Bob, 233, 399 Watson, Jack, 232-3 Wauchope Creek, 273, 418 Wave Hill Station, 170, 178, 213, 229, 231, 238-9, 270, 278, 296, 298, 301, 305, 326, 404, 415, 433, 436 We of the Never Never, 233, 248, 261, 264, 319, 394 Wearing, W. A., Judge, 136-9 Webb, Mrs Ben, 401 Webb, Rev., 9 Weddell, Lt-Col. R. H., 8, 442 Wellington, Fort, settlement at, 47; abandoned, 49 Wells, Larry, 171, 297, 415 Wells, Mount, 200, 206 Welsh Settlers from Patagonia, 283 Westall, Richard, 108 Whirlwind Plains, 244 Whitby, J. J., 136-7 White, Gilbert, Bishop, 222-3, 274 White, Hamilton, 189 White, John, 85 White, T. K., 235 White ants, 25, 143-6, 151, 261 White Australia, 221, 224, 281 Whitington, Richard, 125 Wickham, Mrs Jim, 399 Wickham, Capt. J. C., 51, 53 Wickham, Jim, 298 Wickham River, 231 Wierien River, 426-7 Wilberforce, Cape, 382-3, 418 Wild Duck, ship, 147 Wildman River, 375 Willeroo Station, 174, 176, 208, 219, 234, 238-9, 279, 324, 326, 328, 400, 413 Willetts, Florence, 385 Williams, Ridley, 422 Wilshaw, Peter, 433 Wilson, Matt, 236-40, 285, 325, 433 Wilton River, 274, 298, 335, 393, 398 Wiluna, 297-8 Windorah, 173 Wingfield, Ted, 140 Winnecke, Charles, 419 Wise, F. J. 5., 442 Wolfram, 192, 256, 258, 273, 407-8, 417-18 Wollogorang Station, 218, 249, 253, 298, 400 Wood, Dr, 48 Woodlands, Mrs, 399 Woodroffe, Jim, 190-1 Woods, A. T., 108, 110, 169 Woods, Rev. J. E. Tenison, 201-2, 417 Woods, Jack, 190-1 Woods, Trooper, 141 Woods, Lake, 110 Woolna Tribe, 93-6 Woolnough, Dr W. G., 269, 272 Worgan, Tom, 258 Wrigley, Capt. H. N., 11 Wyatt, Mrs Bill, 404 Wyndham, 42, 183, 185, 187-9, 193, 213, 215, 233, 434 Yampi Sound, 51 Yellow fever, 160 Yellow Waterholes, 300-1 Yerrakool Tribe, 339-42, 352 Young, Hughie, 245, 247 Zakharrow, E. P., 277 Zamia Palm, 426-7 Zigembine Family, 404 ____________________________________________________________________


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