Story of the Eureka Stockade: Narrative by one of Lalor’s captains [review, 15 January 1948]

[Editor: A review of The Story of the Eureka Stockade (1947?) by John Lynch. Published in the “Book reviews” section of The Advocate, 15 January 1948.] Story of the Eureka Stockade Narrative by one of Lalor’s captains The only account of the Eureka Stockade written by an active participant, apart from Peter Lalor’s own narrative […]

Brolgas [poem, 10 January 1948]

[Editor: A child’s poem. Published in The Daily Mercury, 10 January 1948.] Brolgas Brolgas, brolgas, out on the plain, Dance for me, dance for me, once again; Stretch your necks and clap your beaks, I could watch for weeks and weeks. Brolgas, brolgas, on the plain, Why do you dance in the wind and rain? […]

Obituary: Mrs Marie E. J. Pitt [21 May 1948]

[Editor: A brief obituary of Marie E. J. Pitt. Published in The Argus, 21 May 1948.] Obituary Mrs Marie E. J. Pitt Mrs Marie Elizabeth Josephine Pitt, of Clarke st., Northcote, writer of many lyrics and ballads of the bush, in which she spent many years of her life, died in a private hospital yesterday, […]