Memoranda: To Joe Swallow [poem by John Le Gay Brereton, 8 October 1903]

[Editor: This poem by John Le Gay Brereton was published in The Bulletin (Sydney, NSW), 8 October 1903. The poem is addressed to “Joe Swallow”, which was one of Henry Lawson’s pseudonyms (Brereton and Lawson were good friends).] Memoranda To Joe Swallow. When your blustering is over, and your whine is never heard, And the […]

One Australian Girl [The Bulletin, 1 October 1903, re. Mary Gilmore]

[Editor: This article about Mary Gilmore was published in The Bulletin (Sydney, NSW), 1 October 1903. The first part is a review of Mary Gilmore’s poetry; the second part is about her life, written by Mary Gilmore (aside from the introductory paragraph), especially regarding her time spent in South America.] One Australian Girl. Mary Gilmore’s […]

The Little Brown Egotist [poem by W. T. Goodge, 14 June 1903]

[Editor: This poem by W. T. Goodge was published in Truth, 14 June 1903.] “The Little Brown Egotist” (Written for “Truth.”) [The Bellambi Coal Company entertained the officers of the Japanese Squadron at their mine on Thursday, and the manager, Mr. Waley, before the luncheon (there had to be a luncheon because there were several […]

Australia [Australia Day celebration, 2 February 1903]

[Editor: An article about an Anniversary Day (Australia Day) celebration on 26 January 1903. Published in The Daily Telegraph, 2 February 1903.] Australia. At the A.N.A. dinner in Melbourne on Anniversary Day Mr Deakin, on behalf of the Commonwealth, responded to the toast of the Ministry and Parliament — Federal and State. He said that […]

The Bold Jack Donohue [song, 29 August 1903]

[Editor: A song about Jack Donohue, the bushranger. Published in the Evening News, 29 August 1903.] The Bold Jack Donohue. To the Editor of the “Evening News.” Sir. — I see by this evening’s “News” your account of Bold Jack Donohoe, the Bushranger. A curious coincidence, yesterday being the anniversary of his death. I here […]