Pet Perennials, no. 1 chapter 3 [by Patty Parsley (Menie Parkes), 24 September 1859]

[Editor: A short story by Menie Parkes, under the name of “Patty Parsley”. Published in The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal, 24 September 1859. This story consisted of chapters 1, 2, and 3, all published in the same issue.] Chapter III. Proud of you, fond of you, having all right in you, […]

Pet Perennials, no. 1 chapter 2 [by Patty Parsley (Menie Parkes), 24 September 1859]

[Editor: A short story by Menie Parkes, under the name of “Patty Parsley”. Published in The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal, 24 September 1859. This story consisted of chapters 1, 2, and 3, all published in the same issue.] Chapter II. Not in scorn do I reprove thee, Not in pride thy […]

Pet Perennials, no. 1 chapter 1 [by Patty Parsley (Menie Parkes), 24 September 1859]

[Editor: A short story by Menie Parkes, under the name of “Patty Parsley”. Published in The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal, 24 September 1859. This story consisted of chapters 1, 2, and 3, all published in the same issue.] Pet Perennials. — No. I. By Patty Parsley. Chapter I. Farewell to the […]

Gawler prize music [5 November 1859]

[Editor: Carl Linger wrote the winning music for the 1859 “Song of Australia” competition to find an Australian patriotic song.] Gawler Prize Music.— The Judges who had undertaken to decide upon the music set to the “Song of Australia” met yesterday, and, after due examination, agreed to the following report : — “The Judges appointed […]

The Song of Australia [21 October 1859]

[Editor: This song by Caroline Carleton was the winner of the 1859 “Song of Australia” competition to find an Australian patriotic song.] The prize song. As we have already stated, the honor of writing the Prize Song belongs to Mrs. Carleton, of West-terrace ; and we now, without further preface, give the song itself to […]