Northern Night [poem by E. J. Brady]

[Editor: This poem by E. J. Brady was published in Bells and Hobbles (1911).] Northern Night. The blistered roof, ’neath which we dwell, Blazed out across the Bay When Night in cooling quiet fell With Sunset, gold and gay; But now the breeze will freshen ’till An hour before the Day. Mimosa San in Chinatown, […]

A poet comes to judgment: Dryblower’s candidature (Mr. E. Greenslade Murphy) [by E. L. Handcock, 7 September 1934]

[Editor: This article by E. L. Handcock is about the Senate candidature of “Dryblower” Murphy. Published in The Bunbury Monitor (Bunbury, WA), 7 September 1934.] A poet comes to judgment Dryblower’s candidature (Mr. E. Greenslade Murphy) There is no better known name in the Press world of this State or perhaps in Australia than that […]

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 […]

His Inheritance [poem by “Dryblower” Murphy, 28 April 1901]

[Editor: This poem by “Dryblower” Murphy was published in The West Australian Sunday Times (Perth, WA), 28 April 1901.] His Inheritance. “After the departure of such an able man as Sir John Forrest, any Premier would find great difficulty in administering satisfactorily the affairs of the State.” — Daily Paper. Throssell Soliloquising:— The Bunbury knight […]

The Great Sacrifice [in ‘Somewhere in France’ by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This religious wartime illustration was published in ‘Somewhere in France’ (1917).] The Great Sacrifice Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends Source: L. E. Homfray, ‘Somewhere in France’, Sydney: D. S. Ford, [1917?]