Beneath Whose Hand Author:R. M. Williams, Olaf Ruhen R.M. Williams, bushman, grazier, businessman, folk hero, raconteur - in fact one of the great legends of our time. This is his own story. — R.M. Williams left home in his teens and went bush. For months he trekked through the deserts and ranges of Central Australia as the camel-man of a two-man expedition. After that he worked as a drover. — The s... more »ale of a handmadepack-saddle to Sir Sidney Kidman for $5 over fifty years ago was the beginning of a business that grew rapidly. Soon bushmen from all over Australia were sending "cash with order" for R.M.'s elastic side boots and other products. The mail order business made hime wealthy and made his name a household word throughout the bush.
Always restless and enterprising, R.M. has never been content just to be a businessman. The bush has remained his greatest love, and throughout his life has remained as close to it as possible, droving, running cattle stations, breeding and training horses...He has also found time for gold mining in the Northern Territory, tea planting in the New Guinea Highlands, publishing poetry and estblishing the Stockman's Hall of Fame, which will preserve the heritage and legends of the Outback.« less