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Other material in this issue includes:
First Page Photograph: 'A Mistletoe-Bird (Female) Feeding its Young' by Mr. S. A. Lawrence, co-author of Birds of Our Bush, or Photography for Nature-Lovers (1920), .
Poetry: 'Three Great Poets' by English poet John Dryden (q.v.), 135; 'Stanzas from Keats's Ode to a Nightingale, by English poet John Keats (q.v.), 140-141.
Natural Science: 'The Spell of the Evening Hour' by Miss M. Fahey (q.v.), with photograph 'Magpie-Lark (or Mudlark) and Family' by W. G. and R. C. Harvey from Mateship with Birdsby A. H. Chisolm (q.v.), 130-132; 'Some Large Australian Birds' from An Australian Bird Book by Australian naturalist Dr. J. A. Leach (q.v.), with illus. 'An Emu at the Melbourne Zoo' from Rambles Round the Zoo by Charles Barrett (q.v.), 'A Mallee Hen and a Chick' by Mr. D. Le Souef (q.v.), late Director of the Melbourne Zoological Gardens, 'Quails' from Gould's Birds of Australia, and 'A Brush Turkey' (unattributed), 1136-138; 'Cuckoos' by E. B. Nicholls, with illus. 'Young Bronze Cuckoo in the Nest of a Shrike Tit' from Birds of Our Bush (1920)by R. T. Littlejohns (q.v.) and S. A. Lawrence, 138-140.
Notices: 'Competitions' : 'Sketching for Grade VII', 'Essay Writing for Grade VIII', 'Notebooks' by the Gould League; 'Spelling Tests' (unattributed); and 'Corrigendum' by the editor, 144.
Supplement: 'Made in Australia : 8. The Gifts of the Forest' by the Made in Australia Council, 312 Flinders Street, Melbourne, with illus. 'Virgin Forest, Victoria', 'Location of the Principal Australian Timber Trees', and 'Timber Glorified', i-iv.
Preceding or following each piece is a short glossary of the longer words contained therein, as well as notes about people and places mentioned.
* Contents derived from the 1924 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
This piece explains the history of the enormous bronze figure of Christ that was erected in the Andes between Chile and Argentina. In 1900, when the two countries were on the brink of war, Monsignor Benavente passionately appealed for peace at Buenos Ayres [sic]. Supporters of the Church made petitions across the Argentine Republic and the war was averted. In memorial, the Argentine government melted down their arsenal and cast the colossal figure, which was carried 13,000 feet to the mountaintop and, on 13 March, 1904, dedicated to the world.
Note: With illus. 'The Christ of the Andes' from The Advocate, Melbourne.