The Love of Christ [poem by Norman L. Beurle, 5 October 1895]

[Editor: This poem by Norman L. Beurle was published in The Weekly Times (Melbourne), 5 October 1895.] The Love of Christ. To know the love of Christ, O wondrous joy, The deep abiding gladness it imparts; The ceaseless anthem of harmonious praise, The boundless bliss of consecrated hearts. To know the love of Christ, O […]

The Dew [poem by Norman L. Beurle, 24 August 1895]

[Editor: This poem by Norman L. Beurle was published in The Weekly Times (Melbourne), 24 August 1895.] The Dew. Cometh the dew like the blessing of eve, O’er the tired earth spells of comfort to weave; Bringeth it joy to the flow’rets forlorn, Drooping their heads till the coming of morn. Ne’er can ye estimate […]

Joe Brunnel’s Dream [10 August 1895]

[Editor: This short story was published in The Worker (Brisbane, Qld.), 10 August 1895.] Joe Brunnel’s Dream. Shearing was about to commence at —— station, and about a dozen of the old hands had arrived. Seated in the hut after the usual evening meal, we were relating recess experiences, when old Joe Brunnel, who had […]

Federation and a white Australia [21 September 1895]

[Editor: A letter to the editor regarding non-white immigration and Australia’s relationship with Britain. Published in The Worker (Wagga Wagga, NSW), 21 September 1895.] Federation and a white Australia. Your Federation article recently contains a high percentage of truth. There is too much talk of the kind of Federation aimed at by our “great men;” […]

Book 4, chapter 24 [The Yellow Wave, by Kenneth Mackay, 1895]

[Editor: This is a chapter from The Yellow Wave: A Romance of the Asiatic Invasion of Australia (1895) by Kenneth Mackay.] Chapter XXIV. In the depths of the sea. Night now shrouded the waters of the Gulf, and the clouds spread out their heavy mantles between the stars and the sea. Sobbing in endless discontent, […]