Ah Hong, Chinaman [The Bulletin, 21 August 1886]

[Editor: This untitled article, about a Chinese man being buried with both Anglican and Chinese traditions, is an extract from the “Personal items” column published in The Bulletin (Sydney, NSW), 21 August 1886.] [Ah Hong, Chinaman] Ah Hong, Chinaman, recently buried at Bombala, had coin; consequently he was much respected, and his honoured corpse was […]

Henry Kendall, the N.S.W. poet [The Bulletin, 21 August 1886]

[Editor: This article, about a planned monument for the grave of Henry Kendall, is an extract from the “Personal items” column published in The Bulletin (Sydney, NSW), 21 August 1886.] [Henry Kendall, the N.S.W. poet] Henry Kendall, the N.S.W. poet, who in his prime wrote such beautiful things as “The River and the Hill,” “Leichhardt,” […]

The Charge of Illawarra [poem, The Bulletin, 21 August 1886]

[Editor: This non-rhyming poem was published in The Bulletin (Sydney, NSW), 21 August 1886.] The Charge of Illawarra. “On Friday, as a party of Illawarra light horse were cantering sharply down Castlereagh-street, Sydney, they came into collision with a tip-cart, and one of the cavalry men received a severe fall.” From the fields of Illawarra, […]

Wanted, a Young Lady Pianist for Exhibition [poem, The Bulletin, 21 August 1886]

[Editor: This poem, about an advertisement for a female piano player, appeared in the “Pepper and salt” column published in The Bulletin (Sydney, NSW), 21 August 1886.] [Wanted, a Young Lady Pianist for Exhibition.] “Wanted, a young lady pianist for Exbihition. Apply, — and Company.” — S.M. Herald advt. WANTED, A YOUNG LADY PIANIST FOR […]

Lollipops: A cause of juvenile crime [poem, The Bulletin, 21 August 1886]

[Editor: This untitled poem, about lollipops being alleged to be a cause of juvenile crime, appeared in the “Pepper and salt” column published in The Bulletin (Sydney, NSW), 21 August 1886. It is a parody of some verse by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (an English poetess), with her poetry being quoted beforehand.] [Lollipops: A cause of […]