Sons of New Britannia [song by “The Colonel” (W. T. Goodge), 18 October 1899]

[Editor: This song by W. T. Goodge (using his pseudonym of “The Colonel”) was published in his “Nutshells” column in the Orange Leader, 18 October 1899.] [Sons of New Britannia] After a vain effort to stave off an attack of the prevailing epidemic of war fever the Colonel succumbed on Saturday, and in his delirium […]

John L. Fegan [poem by “The Colonel” (W. T. Goodge), 18 October 1899]

[Editor: This poem by W. T. Goodge (using his pseudonym of “The Colonel”) was published in his “Nutshells” column in the Orange Leader, 18 October 1899.] John L. Fegan. A very gentle creature; No attribute is sinister. He was a local preacher, And now he is a Minister. Source: Orange Leader and Millthorpe Messenger (Orange, […]

Premier Lyne [poem by “The Colonel” (W. T. Goodge), 18 October 1899]

[Editor: This poem by W. T. Goodge (using his pseudonym of “The Colonel”) was published in his “Nutshells” column in the Orange Leader, 18 October 1899.] [Premier Lyne] It is reported that the Government intends to float a loan. That’s N.S.W. finance all over. Borrow two millions. Charge everything possible to loan account and wind […]

New publications [review of “Hits! Skits! and Jingles!” by W. T. Goodge, 11 June 1899]

[Editor: This review of Hits! Skits! and Jingles!, by W. T. Goodge, was published in Truth (Sydney), 11 June 1899.] New publications. Hits, Skits and Jingles; W. T. Goodge. “Bulletin” Newspaper Publishing Company. There are perhaps few better known journalists in New South Wales than Mr. W. T. Goodge, the genial and gifted “Colonel” of […]

Call All Hands [song by W. T. Goodge, 30 December 1899]

[Editor: This song by W. T. Goodge was published in The Orange Leader, 30 December 1899. It was previously published in The Daily Telegraph on 28 December 1899, but with several lines omitted (the The Orange Leader printed the full version). This song was written at the time of the Boer War (South Africa, 1899-1902).] […]