Domestic intelligence [3 February 1827]

[Editor: Some extracts from the Australian news section of the The Monitor, 3 February 1827.] Domestic intelligence It is discovered that greasy wool will attract and destroy weevils in wheat — where this destructive insect therefore, is suspected to engender, it is proper to place sheep-skins, or newly-shorn wool beside the grain. Byron the Constable […]

[Australia’s Birth-day] [song, 3 February 1827]

[Editor: A song written in 1827, to the tune of “Patrick’s Day”, for the celebration of the founding of New South Wales. Published in The Monitor, 3 February 1827.] [Australia’s Birth-day] The following Paraphrase on one of Moore’s National Melodies, arranged expressly for the occasion, was sung by Mr. A. Hill, at the late Anniversary […]