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322 Minutes of Evening Meeting.

leaves and rubbed round and round between the palms of the hands till sparks are emitted and the leaves take fire.

10. Spear tipped with kangaroo bones.

11. A dress.

12. Charm necklace of sharks' tails.

13. Shell necklace.

14. Dilly bag carried by men.

15. Spear with bone tip.

16. Spear without tip used for practice.

17. Tool used in making spears.

18. Heavy spear used for kangaroos and big game.

19. Spear used for catching stingaree (a fish). Professor Japp having offered some observations on the

objects, Mr. C. J. Tabor read a paper entitled " Some Notes on the Habits and Folklore of the Natives of Roebuck Bay, Western Australia, communicated by Mrs. J. A. Peggs." \infra, p. 324.]

The following objects illustrative of the paper were exhibited, viz. : —

1. Shields from Roebuck Bay. [Plate XV., fig. 6].

2. A shield of softer wood from another district. [Fig. 15.]

3. A bark yandi, called also pingin or wandus.

4. Two wooden yandis.

5. A walkerberri.

6. A knobkerri.

7. A woomerra. [Fig. 5.]

8. Ceremonial swords. [Figs. 7 and 12.]

9. Kylies from the Great Sandy Desert.

10. A nulla-nulla, or fighting-stick.

11. A small digging-stick used by women.

12. Two fish kylies, one with white bands on red wood, the other showing the signature of King Ross. [Figs. 18, 19, 21, 22.]

13. Pieces of wood used in tire-making. [Fig. 17.]

14. Grinding stones.

15. Arrow-heads and fittings.