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2014-11-01 13:51 InstituteOfAustralianCulture Article: ORIGINAL POETRY A TWILIGHT SONG. (Article), The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946), Saturday 9 March 1901 page Article
* In the Contents list, this poem is listed as "A Twilight Night. By Norman L. Beurle", although its title is given here as "A Twilight Song". See p. 528,

2014-11-01 13:01 hamfix Article: Obituary MRS. SARAH ANN WRIGHT. (Article), Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative (NSW : 1890 - 1954), Monday 27 February 1928 page Article
Sarah Ann Wright, daughter of William & Jane Buckley (nee Clarke) was born 16 Feb. 1856 at Elizabeth Farm, Parramatta.

2014-11-01 12:47 ian.pettet Article: THE NEWS OF THE DAY. (Article), The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Friday 30 May 1862 page Article
Re Gardiner v Gardiner see the Argus reports, they have much more detail as was reported.
2014-11-01 11:17 leonag Article: MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC NOTES. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 19 September 1896 page Article
Good biographical detail.
2014-11-01 10:55 InstituteOfAustralianCulture Article: THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL PARTY. (Article), The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), Wednesday 20 June 1888 page Article
* An advertisment for the Australian National Party (including its platform) was published in the Queensland Figaro and Punch (Brisbane, Qld. : 1885 - 1889), 23 June 1888, p. 1056,

2014-11-01 10:29 jrourke List: Australian Bushrangers
Let me know if you want me to add more people.
Rating: 5 stars
2014-11-01 09:29 InstituteOfAustralianCulture Article: A RAIDER OF 1813-14. RETAKING OF THE SERINGAPATAM. (Article), The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Saturday 10 July 1920 page Article
* Planned invasion of Australia by American and French forces.
2014-11-01 07:44 Anonymous Arthur Brooks plays mouth organ and accordion / recorded by : Alan Scott (Version)
Arthur brooks was my grandfather , I am wanting to buy a copy of this recording , how can this be done. Thankyou
2014-11-01 07:43 g.hoult Article: Advertising (Advertising), Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW : 1911 - 1954), Saturday 18 February 1911 page Advertising
' S.J. Plough ' is a ' Stump jump plough ' (for rough unfavourable conditions)
2014-11-01 00:08 Anonymous Portrait of William Lee (Version)
Surely wadsley-1 can figure this out.
2014-11-01 00:01 Gato Article: MR. QUONG TART IN CEINA. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Monday 13 May 1889 page Article
This article makes significant references to Quong Tart meeting during his visit to China in 1889 with "the Viceroy of Canton" named "Chang Chil Tung". This clearly refers to the eminent Qing imperial statesman Zhang Zhidong (Chang-Chih-Tung) 張之洞 1837-1909. From 1884 to 1889 Zhang was appointed to one of the eight viceroy posts of Qing China, based at Canton, the so-called Viceroy of the Two Guangs (Liangguang Zongdu 兩廣總督). His vice-regal responsibilities extended over a large and important area of southeastern China comprising the provinces o...
2014-10-31 23:49 Gato Article: REBELLION IN CHINA. THE ATTACK ON THE ARSENAL. Shanghai, July 28. (Article), The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), Friday 29 August 1913 page Article
The author of this unusual two-part firsthand account of China's Second Revolution of 1913, Rhys Llewellyn Jones, was born in Melbourne in 1883. He was the son of a well-known and widely travelled journalist, horse expert and businessman, William Trevallyn Jones 1859-1937. After a period working in Perth newspapers, he migrated in 1910 to Shanghai, where he continued contributing to various local and British and American publications as a journalist while also working for the China Mutual Life Insurance Company. During World War 1, despite bein...
2014-10-31 23:05 Spearth Article: Death of Mrs Ann Davidson. A DISTRICT PIONEER GONE. (Article), Wagga Wagga Advertiser (NSW : 1875 - 1910), Tuesday 2 January 1906 page Article
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2014-10-31 21:49 Gato Article: THE REVOLUTION IN CHINA. ATTACK ON THE ARSENAL. (No. 2.) Shanghai, July 29. (Article), The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), Wednesday 3 September 1913 page Article
The first part of this account of events of China's Second Revolution of 1913 was published in 'The West Australian' on Friday 29 August 1913, page 5. It may be found here in Trove at
2014-10-31 21:46 Gato Article: REBELLION IN CHINA. THE ATTACK ON THE ARSENAL. Shanghai, July 28. (Article), The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), Friday 29 August 1913 page Article
The second part of this account of events of China's Second Revolution of 1913 was published in 'The West Australian' on Wednesday 3 September 1913, page 5. It may be found here in Trove at
2014-10-31 21:22 Gato Article: HECTIC FIGHTING DAYS ON W.A. GOLDFIELDS WHIFFS FROM THE FRAGRANT PAST Old-timer of Australia Writes From Rangoon HARD BATTLES IN THE WEST (Article), Referee (Sydney, NSW : 1886 - 1939), Thursday 18 March 1937 page Article
The "Referee's" reporter, Jim Donald, refers in his introduction to the following "interesting epistle" as written by "Mr. Llewellen Jones". Rhys Llewellyn Jones 1883-(date of death unknown) was a well-known journalist who spent some years working for West Australian press until in 1910 he migrated to Shanghai, where he enlisted for World War 1 service in the British Army, attaining the rank of captain in the King's Royal Rifle Corps and being awarded the Military Cross. However, the correct identity of the letter author is confusing, because t...
2014-10-31 21:05 lagaturn Article: WENTWORTH HOTEL CESSNOCK'S NEW HOSTELRY. (Article), The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder (NSW : 1913 - 1954), Tuesday 12 August 1924 page Article
Wentworth Hotel Cessnock Licensee = Robert Edward SMITH, OBE (1898-1968).
He was the son of Robert Albert SMITH and Mary HEUSTON previously SMITH and nee HARMAN (1870-1932); and grandson of George HARMAN (1833-1892) and Bridget HARMAN nee BOYLE later CREED (ca 1835-1918).
2014-10-31 17:23 KMcCue Article: THIS IS Australia's Earthquake Season (Article), The World's News (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 1955), Saturday 7 June 1941 page Article
Big cartoon of earthquake season
2014-10-31 17:18 IreneKearsey Article: GATHERING OF SCOTTISH CLANS Early Arrivals in Melbourne (Article), Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954), Thursday 23 November 1939 page Article
Correct name of ship David Clark (no final e)
2014-10-31 15:50 Register-of-War-Memorials-NSW Article: Memorial Tablets Unveiled At Barker's Vale (Article), Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954), Wednesday 28 May 1947 page Article