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?]

The Pearl of Torres [by Louis Esson, 18 July 1918]

[Editor: A short story by Louis Esson. Published in Adventure (New York), 18 July 1918.] The Pearl of Torres by Louis Esson When Ted Jarrett, of New York City, drifted into the picturesque pearling village by Torres Straits, the monotony of life had just been relieved by a little shooting affair. The chief actor was […]