Jack Moses dead: Well-known country show identity [13 July 1945]

[Editor: An article about the death of Jack Moses. Published in The Narandera Argus, 13 July 1945.] Jack Moses dead Well-known country show identity Residents of Narandera were sorry to learn of the death of Jack Moses, the well-known show identity, which took place at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital on Tuesday last. He had […]

Creator of Dog on Tucker Box: Jack Moses dead [11 July 1945]

[Editor: An article about the death of Jack Moses. Published in The Argus (Melbourne), 11 July 1945.] Creator of Dog on Tucker Box Jack Moses dead Last of the bush troubadours, Jack Moses, known throughout Australia as the creator of the dog that sat on the tuckerbox nine miles from Gundagai, died yesterday in the […]

Introducing Jack Moses [by Frank Morton]

[Editor: This introductory chapter (about the author, Jack Moses), written by Frank Morton, is from Beyond the City Gates: Australian Story & Verse (1923) by Jack Moses.] Introducing Jack Moses One lazy night, about a thousand years ago, I wandered into the old theatre at Hobart and heard a man reciting bush-verse better than I […]