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'Westralian gems for Christ's Crown' by S Preston Walker, 72pp, 2001, out of print

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Contents
Preface8
Prologue10
Early Days in Victoria12
Westward-Ho!13
Gnowangerup and The Great Southern14
Mount Margaret and the Goldfields15
The Birdsell-Tindale Report16
Surveying Unevangelised Fields17
Marriage in Perth17
Sunday Island Mission via Derby18
Derby - Mission Base19
Roelands Mission Farm20
Historic return to the Kimberley21
Champagny Island via Sunday Island21
Medical interlude - Derby21
"Troubles on every side" 1945-195422
-Five important maxims22
Onward for Christ and His Church!23
King Sound and Sunday Island23
A Remarkable Opportunity23
Fitzroy Crossing: The Challenge24
Mission Council Concurrence24
Third Evengelistic Itinerary Inland25
Fitzroy Crossing Vision Revived25
Derby Base26
"Faith Principles" & Government Aid27
Superintendent of Native Institution29
Feeding Depot-cum-Mission29
Official Welcoming Party30
God's time had arrived and we were ready30
"Catch 'em up more of God's way!"31
A Children's Boarding Hostel31
A Cathedral - Bush Style31
Building a village in the spinifex32
Staff Arrive from Perth - Mr and Mrs Smoker32
A Local Breakthrough Nearby33
Transforming a Society by His Spirit33
Health and the Flying Doctor34
The Annual Picnic Races34
UAM Federal Councillors visit Fitzroy Crossing35
The Indigenous Church in Action35
Contemporaneous Developments in Kimberley36
The Real Pioneers38
Pictures
Tom and Beryl Street39
Ern and Alice Faulkner39
Howard Coate39
Preston and Kath Walker39
Captain Beau Davis, Norman and Emily Williams and Kath Walker40
Bruce and Pearl Smoker and their family40
Glyne and Pam Cranwell and family40
Western Australia map41
Sunday Island? map by WH Douglas42
Sunday Island Mission Area42
Mission house overlooks Bardi-Djow Camp42
Preston and Kathleen Walker and family43
Rev Edward Hogg President UAM WA43
Mission house Derby UAM base43
Staff Bible Conference, Derby43
Boab prison tree, mission personnel, Norm Williams, Ruth Allen, Kath Walker, Rhys, Derby43
UAM Church Derby Leprosarium, Kimberley Area44
Eleven Worora believers for Baptism, Derby44
Ern Faulkner, Norman and Emily Williams, Preston Walker44
Fitzroy Crossing Mission, initial stage45
Fitzroy Valley Communities map45
Preston Walker and Bruce Smoker with the entire camp, Fitzroy Crossing46
Four curious stockmen46
The eager people in Bush Chapel, Fitzroy Crossing46
Don calls on us46
The Walker's first home, two seekers, Fitzroy Crossing46
Superintendent's House, Fitzroy Crossing, 195247
Our first Nissan ready for the boys! Fitzroy Crossing47
Team of gardeners, Fitzroy Crossing, 195247
Kathy - Mother - Phillip, home school, Lake Cargelligo NSW48
Bruce & Pearl Smoker with son Joel, Fitzroy Crossing48
Pastors Jonathan Bates, Ross Bilson and Bob48
UAM Staff Fitzroy Crossing, Mr and Mrs Smoker, Nash and Walker48
Nancy and Ginger49
Faithful Oogie49
Maginty, Stockman & tribal Elder49
Cripple Mick49
Maudie49
Smiler49
Government provided Aboriginal housing, Fitzroy Crossing, 199350
Junjuwa mission church50
Original Superintendent's house50
Art centre in our teachers college50
1986 Monsoonal floods51
Growth of mission village from the air51
Caring Amy and wee Kathryn - Prize winning snapshot (Keith Walker)52
Certificate of Appointment of Protector53
Telegram SP Walker appointed superintendent Fitzroy Crossing 23/8/195153
UAM Reference 195554
Melbourne Bible Institute Reference 195654
NSW Aborigines Welfare Board Reference 196355
Anglican Church Moree Reference 196256
St Johns Presbyterian Church Reference 198257
end of Pictures
1st Education Report - Mrs Pearl Smoker58
Wycliffe Bible Translations - an appreciation59
Moola Bulla Station, WA - an explanation60
Providential Accommodation at Fitzroy61
Staff Succession (1955-1963)61
Building Christ's Church from the Crossing63
"Ten Thousand Kilometers of Blessing"64
Welfare Facilities for Australia's Aborigines65
Some Aboriginal Missions and Stations66
Pioneering Assignment Completed68
Ministries in the Eastern States69
Murrin Bridge Station69
Area Welfare Officer69
Land Rights are in Heaven72

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