Eureka veteran dead: Father of “Colonel” Lynch [22 March 1906]

[Editor: This article about John Lynch was published in The Argus, 22 March 1906.] Eureka veteran dead. Father of “Colonel” Lynch. Smythesdale, Wednesday. — Deep regret was felt here when it became known that Mr. John Lynch, mining surveyor for the Smythesdale district, had died. The deceased, who had been in failing health for the […]

[Mr. John Lynch] [22 March 1906]

[Editor: This article about John Lynch was published in the “About people” column in The Age, 22 March 1906.] [Mr. John Lynch] Mr. John Lynch, one of the early pioneers of Ballarat and the last of the captains who fought under Peter Lalor at the Eureka Stockade, died on Wednesday at his residence at Smythesdale. […]

Australian nationalism [letter to the editor, 23 June 1906]

[Editor: This letter to the editor was published in The Barrier Miner, 23 June 1906.] Australian nationalism To the Editor. Sir, — Fifty or sixty years ago Charles Reade wrote “It’s Never Too Late to Mend,” and I think it was in that work that he told of a glorious future for Australia. All the […]

Patriotic Song, “Advance Australia Fair.” [turn of the century version, 26 September 1906]

[Editor: This text of “Advance Australia Fair” differs from the 1878 version; in the third verse the fifth and sixth lines have been changed to “From England, Scotia, Erin’s isle” and “Who come our lot to share”; whilst in the fourth verse, the sixth and eighth lines were changed to “Beyond wide oceans roll” and […]

Australia’s destiny: As indicated by geographical position [26 May 1906]

[Editor: Mr. W. M. Steinbeck gives his thoughts on Australia’s future. Published in The Barrier Miner, 26 May 1906.] Australia’s destiny. As indicated by geographical position. The following is a resume of an address on “Australia’s Destiny as indicated by Geographical Position,” some time since given by Mr. W. M. Steinbeck before the Broken Hill […]