Yesterday, the barrier; to-morrow — what? [13 February 1913]

[Editor: This article was published in The Worker (Wagga, NSW), 13 February 1913, as part of “Our Women’s Page” (“conducted by Mary Gilmore”).] Yesterday, the barrier; to-morrow — what? I. Sitting in the Kiosk in Hyde Park the other day and idly watching the pigeons as they flew up and down to the fountain near […]

Big recruiting meeting: Speeches by Messrs Waddell and Hickey, Ms.L.A.: An enthusiastic reception [7 August 1915]

[Editor: This article was published in the Cowra Free Press, 7 August 1915 (during the First World War).] Big recruiting meeting. Speeches by Messrs Waddell and Hickey, Ms.L.A. An enthusiastic reception The Centennial Hall was crowded to the doors on Thursday evening when Messrs Waddell and Mickey, Ms.L.A., delivered vigorous and moderate addresses under the […]

Emigration from England [2 September 1852]

[Editor: This article was published in The Adelaide Morning Chronicle, 2 September 1852.] Emigration from England. The ample confirmation of the golden news from Australia, which every successive vessel takes to Britain, has at length aroused and arrested the attention of all classes in the mother country. Naturally enough, the first result is the production […]

Australian federation: The Natives’ Conference [22 January 1890]

[Editor: This article was published in The Australian Star (Sydney), 22 January 1890.] Australian federation. The Natives’ Conference. Melbourne, Wednesday. The Australian Natives’ Conference was resumed to-day. The principal business was moving the federation resolution. This was done by Mr. N. Melville, M.L.A., New South Wales, who moved that — “The federation of the Australian […]

Lochinvar Races [19 April 1881]

[Editor: This article was published in the The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser, 19 April 1881.] Lochinvar Races. (By our own Reporter.) The annual meeting of the Lochinvar Jockey Club took place yesterday (Easter Monday) in the presence of about 300 spectators, of which a small number were ladies. As the races were […]