Mrs. C. J. Carleton: Songstress of Australia [9 September 1922]

[Editor: Article about the life of Caroline Carleton.] Mrs. C. J. Carleton. Songstress of Australia. By Mrs. Willettt Bevan. In 1831, when men of State in England were discussing the establishment of a chartered colony in South Australia, did the daughter of William Baynes (or Baines as was the old spelling of the name) dream […]

Wild flowers of Australia [poem by Caroline Carleton, 9 September 1922]

[Editor: A poem by Caroline Carleton, author of “Song of Australia”, taken from a biographical article.] Wild flowers of Australia. By Mrs. C. J. Carleton. Oh, say not that no perfume dwells The wilding flowers among; Say not that in the forest dells Is heard no voice of song. The air is laden with the […]

The mother of Henry Lawson [biographical article about Louisa Lawson, 26 September 1922]

The mother of Henry Lawson The following contribution to the July number of “Aussie” is by Gertrude Lawson, sister of the late Henry Lawson. In 1845, the time when pioneer settlers were making Australian history, a young couple migrated over the Great Dividing Range, N.S.W., through Mudgee and on to “Guntawang,” Robert Rous’ station. They […]

Henry Lawson dead. Poet of the people passes [7 September 1922]

Henry Lawson dead. Poet of the people passes. On Saturday morning, at Abbotsford, Sydney, Henry Lawson, the most outstanding personality among Australia’s men of letters and a democrat of the first rank, passed into the Great Beyond. Lawson had been in indifferent health for some time. On Friday afternoon, while talking with a neighbor, he […]