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WAR FUNDS SOUTH AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS' FUND. Subscriptions may be sent to Mr. H. E. Winterbottom, [?] Pirie-street. (Article), The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931), Friday 27 August 1915 page Article 2015-03-29 20:45 Bay will for ever be famous in the world's his-
drawn for tne prize. The drawing was under
Day will for ever be famous in the world's his-
drawn for the prize. The drawing was under
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. (Detailed lists, results, guides), The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842), Friday 12 July 1822 page Detailed lists, results, guides 2015-03-29 18:22 lowing Resolutions :--
1. Resolved, -- That it is highly expedient for the best
Resolved, -- That the Committee do meet at the House
Resolved, -- That an Annual Subscription of Five
Resolved, -- That many Members of the Society,
Resolved,--That it be particularly requested, that
Resolved,--That the Proceedings of the present Meet-
JOHN JAMISON, President.___________
lowing Resolutions :—
1. Resolved, — That it is highly expedient for the best
Resolved, — That the Committee do meet at the House
Resolved, — That an Annual Subscription of Five
Resolved, — That many Members of the Society,
Resolved,—That it be particularly requested, that
Resolved,—That the Proceedings of the present Meet-
JOHN JAMISON, President.
Classified Advertising (Advertising), Hobart Town Gazette and Van Diemen’s Land Advertiser (Tas. : 1821 - 1825), Saturday 5 January 1822 page Advertising 2015-03-29 18:11 Servants; and that the utmoft individual Exertions
of the Society be used to put a stop to a Pratice
of the Meeting, folicit His HONOR the
Regulations, or by enacting new:-
Resolved - That the grateful Thanks, of the So-
Resolved - That Edw. Lord, Esq. be President.
That Mr. Edward Abbott be Treafurer.
Election shall be determined by Ballot:- One
annually:- the first Subscription to be paid
Servants; and that the utmost individual Exertions
of the Society be used to put a stop to a Practice
of the Meeting, solicit His HONOR the
Regulations, or by enacting new:—
Resolved - That the grateful Thanks of the So-
Resolved — That Edw. Lord, Esq. be President.
That Mr. Edward Abbott be Treasurer.
Election shall be determined by Ballot:— One
annually:— the first Subscription to be paid
CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.—Saturday. (Article), Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875), Tuesday 5 February 1861 page Article 2015-03-28 16:04 guilty or not, Mr. Elworthy was not. lt was perfectly
guilty or not, Mr. Elworthy was not. It was perfectly
CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT.—Saturday. (Article), Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875), Tuesday 5 February 1861 page Article 2015-03-28 16:04 Counsel haring addressed the jury, and his Honor
having summed op the oa>c tho jury retired for a few
I mia ates and returned a verdict of not guilty.
? His flonor did not think there was any question wbat
) over in this matter, but that whether any ono else waa
guilty or not, Mr. Elwortby wot not. lt waa perfectly
r clear tbat the jury were quit > right. Io tbis case there
could bi no blame laid on the prisoner, for tba whola
» mitt or had left biahands. , . . /: ;
i The foroman of/ the jury:% said they ware; quita
1 unanimous in their verdiot. i - .'
Counsel having addressed the jury, and his Honor
having summed up the case the jury retired for a few
minutes and returned a verdict of not guilty.
His Honor did not think there was any question what-
ever in this matter, but that whether any one else was
guilty or not, Mr. Elworthy was not. lt was perfectly
clear that the jury were quite right. In this case there
could be no blame laid on the prisoner, for the whole
matter had left his hands.
The foreman of the jury said they were quite
unanimous in their verdict.
CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT. MONDAY. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Tuesday 5 February 1861 page Article 2015-03-28 15:57 pretty freely discussed out of doors ; but the jury would of
man infiicted a mortal blow under the excitement of pas
sion ; but, nevertheless, if the circumstances were accord-
.ure that the act resulted from negligence. As far as his
street near his house - A sewer was being cut actually in
was properly protected that the deceased met his death ;
and it was for that act that he was now charged with man
it was not necessary. In considering this matter to go be
yond the ordinary law which constituted such an act man
saughter, he would, however, be able satisfy the Jury
only ; and it did not therefore matter that the license was
pretty freely discussed out of doors; but the jury would of
man inflicted a mortal blow under the excitement of pas-
sion; but, nevertheless, if the circumstances were accord-
urge that the act resulted from negligence. As far as his
street near his house. A sewer was being cut actually in
was properly protected that the deceased met his death;
and it was for that act that he was now charged with man-
it was not necessary. In considering this matter to go be-
yond the ordinary law which constituted such an act man-
slaughter, he would, however, be able satisfy the Jury
only; and it did not therefore matter that the license was
MANSLAUGHTER. THE LATE OMNIBUS ACCIDENT. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Monday 14 January 1861 page Article 2015-03-28 15:48 appeared to be driven -especially along the Botany
Road -much foaster than was customary. This lady,
foot passengers from, walking into it ; but the mound
about eleven o'clock, a very sod accident, which were
is too much reason to believe will terminate fatauyj
named John Walsh, a carrier, residing in V est Mait-
land, was driving his team of bullocks out of we
yard, when, in consequence of the bullocks shpSiT
between his own dray and another standing; w «*
yard, and fearfully crushed in the region of tlw mps
and stomach. Dr. Getty was immediately caUej in,
and did all for him that medical aid! could ¿toj»«*"
was conveyed at hU own request to Mr. »ttWe","£;
Later in the day, Dr. Bolton was sent.tor, «M. «J
undeistand, expressed his opinion that tho mau cou«
appeared to be driven—especially along the Botany
Road—much faster than was customary. This lady,
foot passengers from, walking into it; but the mound
about eleven o'clock, a very sad accident, which were
is too much reason to believe will terminate fatally
named John Walsh, a carrier, residing in Eest Mait-
land, was driving his team of bullocks out of the
yard, when, in consequence of the bullocks shying, or
between his own dray and another standing in the
yard, and fearfully crushed in the region of the hips
and stomach. Dr. Getty was immediately called in,
and did all for him that medical aid could do, and he
was conveyed at his own request to Mr. Butler's Inn.
Later in the day, Dr. Bolton was sent for, and, we
understand, expressed his opinion that the man could
The Sydney Morning Herald. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 1862. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Wednesday 4 June 1862 page Article 2015-03-28 15:29 It has rn Questionably been a success, so far bb
superior to the common omnibus. No stionger
pi oof of this is needed than the increase in the
number of passengers. Ihis increase is most re-
crowded, and never run without a lair share of
to account for thiß increase of traffic.
the cars ; there is so much less crush, and so
tobe considered whether the benefit to them is
'Ihe street has undoubtedly been rendered less
beads of horses who may be standing in drays
ing cr unloading at the stores or shops along
in the street would have avoided this ; but that
applied. A remedy that might, however, he
accommadation, but it would be better thun
the railway authoritiesdid not advise Mr. Train
caie to argue that the Pitt-stieet experi-
essential to the system. We know of no street^
railway at present existing hy which the surface
Mr. Tbian's rails were ordered, apparently in
been made to^work the goods traffic, and the
the line. Supposing this to he the case, why
their work ; but this delay would
ihe avoidance of mistakes which have brought
been laid down as Mr. Tbaii* intended, and as
could in no case ubo them, the inconvenience
been very much less. If .the officers of the
1 he convenience of the rail-omnibus, however,
permitted to have. It is important to distin-*
not on streets. The latter will not beso costly
oí greater. For the great trunk lines
blanch lines, especially lihort branch lines, with
it limited traffic, they may prove veiy, useful,
bud the unprofitableness of the Pitt;street line
ciinnot faiily be alleged as an' argument agaiast
thton. They must stand or fall on their own
lillie more than a nominal analogy to them.
The citizens of Sydney have had'ocular de-
monstration of the great convenience that, rail-
way omnibuses afford to travellers,* and of the
immense incieaec in the tractive power of horses
bj plncing the carriages on rails. It is obvious
convenience would be vciy great to the public.
This being the cote, it is more to the purpose
it ?» toto as unsusceptible of improvement.
It has unquestionably been a success, so far as
superior to the common omnibus. No stronger
proof of this is needed than the increase in the
number of passengers. This increase is most re-
crowded, and never run without a fair share of
to account for this increase of traffic.
the cars; there is so much less crush, and so
to be considered whether the benefit to them is
The street has undoubtedly been rendered less
heads of horses who may be standing in drays
ing or unloading at the stores or shops along
in the street would have avoided this; but that
applied. A remedy that might, however, be
accommodation, but it would be better than
the railway authorities did not advise Mr. Train
care to argue that the Pitt-street experi-
essential to the system. We know of no street
railway at present existing by which the surface
Mr. Trian's rails were ordered, apparently in
been made to work the goods traffic, and the
the line. Supposing this to be the case, why
their work; but this delay would
the avoidance of mistakes which have brought
been laid down as Mr. Train intended, and as
could in no case use them, the inconvenience
been very much less. If the officers of the
The convenience of the rail-omnibus, however,
permitted to have. It is important to distin-
not on streets. The latter will not be so costly
or greater. For the great trunk lines
branch lines, especially short branch lines, with
a limited traffic, they may prove very, useful,
and the unprofitableness of the Pitt-street line
cannot fairly be alleged as an argument against
them. They must stand or fall on their own
little more than a nominal analogy to them.
The citizens of Sydney have had ocular de-
monstration of the great convenience that rail-
way omnibuses afford to travellers, and of the
immense increase in the tractive power of horses
by placing the carriages on rails. It is obvious
convenience would be very great to the public.
This being the case, it is more to the purpose
it in toto as unsusceptible of improvement.
SYDNEY POLICE COURT.—WEDNESDAY. (Before Messrs. Thornton and Hill, J. P.'s) (Article), Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875), Thursday 13 January 1853 page Article 2015-03-28 15:15 .appeared from tho defendant's story that Mr.
made Yee Peo's berth in the kitchen
knife and fork ; cookee go caldee mc, and she
appeared from the defendant's story that Mr.
made Yee Pee's berth in the kitchen
knife and fork; cookee go caldee me, and she
SYDNEY POLICE COURT.—WEDNESDAY. (Before Messrs. Thornton and Hill, J. P.'s) (Article), Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875), Thursday 13 January 1853 page Article 2015-03-28 15:15 charged' with absconding on the 6th instant. It
Marsh keeps ;a femólo cook, and. she doe-B not like
to have a Chinaman for. footman in her master's
has beonthe cook's beau. Cookey, therefore,
[a hot - one. Too Pee. spoke ns. follows ¡
j " Cookee no good ; . no givoe dinner ; no leudes
'knife and fork ; cookco go 'caldee mc, nud sho
! say she killeo rae." The defendant was remanded
: until to-day for nn interpreter.
charged with absconding on the 6th instant. It
Marsh keeps a female cook, and she does not like
to have a Chinaman for footman in her master's
has been the cook's beau. Cookey, therefore,
a hot one. Yee Pee spoke as follows
"Cookee no good; no givee dinner; no lendee
knife and fork ; cookee go caldee mc, and she
say she killee me." The defendant was remanded
until to-day for an interpreter.

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    These links relate to a book to be released on October 1, 2013. This is a list of lists, and some of those lists may themselves be lists of list of lists. Where necessary, there is duplication, but this is a place to fossick and enrich your mind. This work is close to completed in September, 2013, though I don't imagine it will ever be completely finished, even after the book is released.

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    In 1942, a small group of individuals in Western Australia planned to seize the reins of government "when the Japanese landed". They moulded themselves on the various European collaborators with the Germans, but were totally pathetic as plotters. The coverage is taken from the 'Kalgoorlie Miner': this is for consistency, because I first encountered it there: I may add other sources later.

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    Some of the claims for minerals found in beach sand, mainly but not limited to, gold.

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    Details of the bubonic plague in Australia, circa 1900: these are selected articles only, which seem to have high historical value. In the first instance, I am using just one publication, because a quick scan revealed that it had a fairly wide coverage. I plan to add more references later.

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    I selected John Calvert (1814-1897) as a suitable case for treatment when I came across a reference in an 1850s 'Scientific American' to a London court case against James Wyld in April 1854 (Wyld was, at that point, the subject of my enquiries). Calvert shares his name with one of Leichhardt's 1844-1846 exploration party, but I knew it wasn't the same man, and he sounded sufficiently dubious to be interesting to investigate. The entries are in chronological order. The 'Encyclopaedia of Australian Science' says some thought him a romancer. I am at one with his contemporaries (you will find them in this list) who called him an impostor and a Munchausen.

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    Looking at the various attempts to introduce coolies into Australia. I hope soon to annotate the rest of the entries more usefully. Note that "coolies" at first meant Indian workers only, but was later extended to include Chinese. The systems under which they were employed were similar to the contracts used with Kanakas, late in the 19th century. Note that the language and attitudes of the day were somewhat confronting (or worse!). The order is strictly chronological, so if you know a date, scroll down!

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    This records my searches for the earliest instances in newspapers of a number of apparently Australian terms. The order is alphabetical by term and then by year, with the year of use appearing in each note. My plan is generally to offer three to five of the earliest hits that I find on any given word or phrase. (This parsimonious intention has been ignored, as in "billy", where there is a curious pattern of uptake to be observed and tested more fully.) Note that some of these selections have explanatory comments and references as well. IMPORTANT: please look at the first item, as I have now started assembling these into a rather more accessible web page, which is the first item in the list.

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    This is a super-list, and some of the links are, in fact, also lists. This is the One List to Rule Them All.

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    Schemes to send unemployed men out in the Great Depression to find gold.

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    These are the bird Goulds: they visited Australia in 1839 and the early 1840s

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    This is to help others track down the Lewin material that I have corrected and tagged as "John Lewin". I have also added some external material that others don't seem to know about, all at Macquarie Law, which is a most excellent resource.

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    This began as a selection of the best journalism written by those unsung heroes, the Australian journalists who travelled the Owen Stanley Track, and against trenchant censorship from the Brass, told the tale. I have since added a few other useful backgrounders on the early history of the track. The order is chronological, the selector's bias shows in the way items referring to the "Kokoda Trail" have been ignored. Those items were mostly left out because they are more likely than not to be poisoned by McArthur's publicity machine, written by people who had been no closer than Melbourne. Those who actually went there called it a track.

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  37. M'Gregor's gold
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    A Wellington shepherd named Hugh M'Gregor, alias Macgregor or McGregor was widely credited with being the first to find gold. This is an attempt to pull all of the available information on him together: it will certainly assist anybody trying to track down this elusive character. With this aim in mind, I have also flagged the rare items which mention his forename, and attempt to follow his later life.

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    Accounts having a bearing on the control of entry and exit from ports in Australia.

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  39. Murdoch and the media
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    A collection of comments made over the years about the Murdoch family and media monopolies.

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  40. passage times
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    This will be a slow-growing list of articles where reference is made to fast or slow passages to Britain, Europe or the USA (and more recently, within Australia). The items will be in chronological order.

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  41. Royal Commission on Gold Stealing
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    Stories relating to the W.A. Royal Commission which examined the prevalence of gold stealing in the eastern goldfields. It began with a 1906 report on gold theft by an English journalist called Scantlebury, and ended up leading to some changes, aimed at trapping the fences who bought stolen gold. The hero was 33-year-old Detective Sergeant Peter Kavanagh who got the evidence, but died in Sydney in 1908.

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  42. seashores
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    A collection of pieces relating to shore life and coastal and estuarine environments: beaches, rocks, rock pools, tides, waves and more. This list can be expected to grow continually during 2011 and 2012. There are two conscious purposes shaping my selections: my writerly aim is to find material relevant to a writing project that I have in mind, my pedagogical aim is to provide a collection of thought-provoking pieces for use in education at any level. That is to say, I hope that these choices may help learners to think—and to question their assumptions as I did, when I found the marine spiders!

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    Material relevant to some future social history of steam in Australia.

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  44. The Pfalz case
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    The incidents leading up to and following the firing of the first shots in the Great War. The S.s. Pfalz, tried to leave Port Phillip at the outbreak of war, and was turned back.

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  45. The road to Port Essington
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    Before Ludwig Leichhardt took off to find a route, others were talking about it. This pulls together some of those threads and reveals why people thought finding such a "road" would be a good idea. Personally, I suspect that some of them were thinking of a future railway, but did not dare stick their necks out that far.

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    created by: public:peter-macinnis 2011-12-28
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  46. Vignettes of the Great War
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    Snippets offering a sense of the way people faced the war, largely intended as a classroom resource in the tradition of the old Jackdaws. These are random, happened-upon gleanings, where most of my lists are rather more calculated and planned. This list will grow slowly.

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    created by: public:peter-macinnis 2012-02-02
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  47. Wicked Grocer
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    G. K. Chesterton, in 'A Song Against Grocers' wrote:
    God made the wicked Grocer
    For a mystery and a sign,
    That men might shun the awful shops
    And go to inns to dine...

    This list is about food adulteration.

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    created by: public:peter-macinnis 2013-05-06
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  48. Wildman's gold
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    A Dutch or German sailor called Wildman claimed in 1863 to have found gold in Camden Harbour (near the Glenelg River) seven years previously, and claiming to have sold the gold in Liverpool. He offered, for a remission, to lead the way there. The gold was never found, in part because he failed to cooperate, and then tried to steal the ship's two boats and make a run for it.

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    created by: public:peter-macinnis 2012-01-16
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  49. William Hay Caldwell
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    Articles relating to the visit to Australia of zoologist William Hay Caldwell who elucidated the reproductive modes of monotremes and marsupials and studied the lungfish, along with some notes on his little-known marriage to a Sydney heiress. There are many more articles tagged with Caldwell's name which may be accessed from any of these. There are also other tags that may help the dedicated scholar: the furore over marsupial reproduction can be identified by the tag "bad science". Just watch the tags, OK?

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    created by: public:peter-macinnis 2013-05-15
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  50. wireless telegraphy
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    Early days of radio: an occasional list that may not grow much.

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    created by: public:peter-macinnis 2012-10-30
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  51. Women in trousers
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    The very idea of women wearing trousers horrified many in the 1930s and 1940s. The war changed a lot of that, but even in the 1950s, there were strong reactions. This is an attempt to landmark some of the events in the slow climb to rationality. This will be a slow-growing collection, but there is already enough to reveal the sort of shock that was aroused.

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    created by: public:peter-macinnis 2013-12-27
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