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No title (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 30 November 1850 page Article 2014-12-19 17:48 public-house in Kent-street kept hy Joseph
Kt-lf, and called for a bottle of ginger beer ;
of drinking ; Keif instantly prevented the com-
emptying the mau's stomach ; he found him
the treatment however, Griffiths recovered, mid
had been taken from prisoner by the police) j
Rioting in the Streets.-It will bo re-
who paraded Pitt, King, Elizabeth, and Cutle
John Groves, who hove been identified us
public-house in Kent-street kept by Joseph
Kelf, and called for a bottle of ginger beer ;
of drinking ; Kelf instantly prevented the com-
emptying the man's stomach; he found him
the treatment however, Griffiths recovered, and
had been taken from prisoner by the police) ;
Rioting in the Streets.-It will be re-
who paraded Pitt, King, Elizabeth, and Castle
John Groves, who have been identified as
Government Gazette. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1841. (Detailed lists, results, guides), Australasian Chronicle (Sydney, NSW : 1839 - 1843), Tuesday 23 November 1841 page Detailed lists, results, guides 2014-12-19 17:45 obtained tickets of leave since the last day of pub.
Bungenia.
obtained tickets of leave since the last day of pub-
Bungonia.
OLD COOLGARDIE DAYS THE STORY OF LINDSAY'S FIND A FORTUNE NEARLY MISSED (Article), Kalgoorlie Miner (WA : 1895 - 1950), Monday 7 January 1935 page Article 2014-12-18 17:34 (he late David Lindsay, a well
Two experienced prospectors -ap
typical frontier mining camp ; a
takes tbem." And there were no
The original ' Great Boulder shaft
across the claim merely in border to
geologist named Lane was emploed
'Golden Mile'- of Kalgooriie came
mob of myall; blacks had raided the
camp deserted. Tu order to inform
ceived no reply. I then took -a stick
looking 'about for a suitable spot in
minutes in lighting a fire ? and 'put-
ting- the water, on before I lit the
long after they have qualified fur the
the late David Lindsay, a well
Two experienced prospectors ap-
typical frontier mining camp; a
takes them." And there were no
The original Great Boulder shaft
across the claim merely in order to
geologist named Lane was employed
'Golden Mile' of Kalgoorlie came
mob of myall blacks had raided the
camp deserted. In order to inform
ceived no reply. I then took a stick
looking about for a suitable spot in
minutes in lighting a fire and put-
ting the water, on before I lit the
long after they have qualified for the
OLD COOLGARDIE DAYS THE STORY OF LINDSAY'S FIND A FORTUNE NEARLY MISSED (Article), Kalgoorlie Miner (WA : 1895 - 1950), Monday 7 January 1935 page Article 2014-12-18 17:04 preached the late John Reid. He
Lindsay and I. shared with the man
proached the late John Reid. He
Lindsay and I shared with the man
Family Notices (Family Notices), The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), Thursday 18 December 1941 page Family Notices 2014-12-17 16:29 dearl' beloved husband of Myrtle. lov
Rose. loving sister-in-law of BElls
PBrian Smnthers (Wyndham)r
dearly beloved father and father-in
Horseman
Junction, Matilda Harriet. the dearly
loved wife of the late Mr. Albert Ed
ward Fennetl, of 141 York-road, Mid
Leslie and Liy. loved sister of Mr. John
HARBURN.-- n -December 17. 1941, at
Cottesloe. John William (Bill) Har
burn. of 165 7/rmion-street. Cottesloe,
dear elovedusband of Jenny. lo
tag rather of Bell Gladys (Mrs. J.
Al (Mrs. J. Macpherson), Eve. Alice
rand ay; s.eed 79 years.
dearly beloved husband of Myrtle, lov-
Rose, loving sister-in-law of BElls
Brian Smnthers (Wyndham)r
dearly beloved father and father-in-
Norseman
Junction, Matilda Harriet, the dearly
loved wife of the late Mr. Albert Ed-
ward Fennetl, of 141 York-road, Mid-
Leslie and Lily. loved sister of Mr. John
HARBURN.-- On -December 17. 1941, at
Cottesloe. John William (Bill) Har-
burn. of 165 Marmion-street. Cottesloe,
dearly beloved husband of Jenny. lov-
ing father of Bell Gladys (Mrs. J.
Al (Mrs. J. Macpherson), Eve. Alick
and May; aged 79 years.
AUSTRALIAN VERSE. MR BEBTRAM STEVENS' ANTHOLOGY. (Article), Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1924), Saturday 3 November 1906 page Article 2014-12-17 12:10 Has Australia a national poetry ? -the
of "An Anthology of-Australian Verse"
by Mr. Bertram Stevens;'and-published
by Messrs:- Angus and Robertson. The
little book itself /would- seem to give nil
answer to the question, ^and when the
names of therepresentative poets whose
-writing have been laid under contribu
H. Lawson and Will -H.- Ogilvie—are re
membered, the query would begin lo
appear unnecessary and absurd. And vet
it may bo doubted whether there is really
Australian poetry! That Australia, in
faithful portrayersof phases of Australian
work. But tliat their'songs, with little
any other country just-"as well, is equally
true. There may be' a school of poetry
in Australia, but it cannot yet bo term
ed an Australian.school. Nor is this sur
prising. .Until;'the. national spirit is
.kindled, its outcome—the poetry which 1
Australian note. "Not-Understood" will
we have we may well be thankful, trust
will reveal tlie true Australia, which is
.drunken shearers.
Air. Stevens' anthology is invaluable
to all who take interest- in Australian de
Has Australia a national poetry ? The
of "An Anthology of Australian Verse"
by Mr. Bertram Stevens; and published
by Messrs. Angus and Robertson. The
little book itself would- seem to give an
answer to the question, and when the
names of the representative poets whose
writing have been laid under contribu-
H. Lawson and Will H. Ogilvie—are re-
membered, the query would begin to
appear unnecessary and absurd. And yet
it may be doubted whether there is really
Australian poetry. That Australia, in
faithful portrayers of phases of Australian
work. But that their songs, with little
any other country just as well, is equally
true. There may be a school of poetry
in Australia, but it cannot yet be term-
ed an Australian school. Nor is this sur-
prising. Until the national spirit is
kindled, its outcome—the poetry which
Australian note. "Not Understood" will
we have we may well be thankful, trust-
will reveal the true Australia, which is
drunken shearers.
Mr. Stevens' anthology is invaluable
to all who take interest in Australian de-
EDWARD MOSTYN WEBB-BOWEN. (Article), The Gundagai Times and Tumut, Adelong and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser (NSW : 1868 - 1931), Tuesday 20 January 1880 page Article 2014-12-17 09:48 EDWARD X10STYN WEBB-BO WEN. I
11 Lycidua ia dend, dead ere bis prime
Who would Dot sing for Lycidas?'
So song tbe |-net Milton nf his enrly friend
and collegtt- cninjianinn, Edward King, who
w:is drowned in the Irish Sea in the year
1037. It appears tlmt be was a young man
and serene, when death came and ' slit the .
thin spun life.' Kind readers lately we have |
been deploring the dentil of one who fell in :
against the. depressions of notorious despera
name has been upon every tongue,. I desire
befoie all interest censes in the cruel outrage
which brought about his dentil to pay s
tribute of respect to tbe memory of our
know of bis short, but eventful life. Unfor
prose or Moneyed lines of rhyme, so I must
education qualified him to trend tbe higher
EDWARD MOSTYN WEBB-BOWEN.
"Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime
Who would not sing for Lycidas?'
So sang the poet Milton of his early friend
and college companion, Edward King, who
was drowned in the Irish Sea in the year
1637. It appears that be was a young man
and serene, when death came and ' slit the
thin spun life.' Kind readers lately we have
been deploring the dentil of one who fell in
against the. depressions of notorious despera-
name has been upon every tongue. I desire
before all interest ceases in the cruel outrage
which brought about his death to pay a
tribute of respect to the memory of our
know of his short, but eventful life. Unfor-
prose or honeyed lines of rhyme, so I must
education qualified him to tread the higher
BENDEMEER. TUESDAY. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Wednesday 18 July 1877 page Article 2014-12-17 09:24 River, twelve miles fiom Tamworth. He had been in
Robsons employ from 27th April lost to 12th July
River, twelve miles from Tamworth. He had been in
Robson's employ from 27th April last to 12th July
DEEP CREEK. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) (Article), The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Thursday 29 May 1851 page Article 2014-12-12 16:40 notoriously bad character! and why should Mr
notoriously bad character? and why should Mr
CUTHBERT FEATHERSTONHAUGH (Article), Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW : 1896 - 1938), Friday 31 July 1925 page Article 2014-12-12 08:27 CUTHBERT FEATHERSTON-!
It acorns -almost absurd to speak of
him as the lain .\ir. Fothcrstonhaugh.
diflieulty in realising that ho does not
great invigorator.' Mr. Fetherston
haugh, in spite of the numerous acci
dents met with in his adventures and:
his long years of pioneer hardship, lived I
to 88. He came from a family of j
'stayers, ' and, given a good constitu-j
tion, slaying is greatly a matter of the!
optimistic courage which1 was one of his!
chief characteristics. Fear is a killing i
deal, of the impending law suit, of in- !
numerable other things that make up:
the varied daily life of mankind. It j
did not trouble Mr. Fetherstonhaugh.!
I once asked him if ho.cvcr really felt!
fear. His reply, after reflection, was I
that he could not remember having hadj
such an experience. His book ' After j
Jkany Days ' ' fully Uears him out. ?
CUTHBERT FEATHERSTON-
It seems almost absurd to speak of
him as the late Mr. Fethcrstonhaugh.
difficulty in realising that he does not
great invigorator.' Mr. Fetherston-
haugh, in spite of the numerous acci-
dents met with in his adventures and
his long years of pioneer hardship, lived
to 88. He came from a family of
'stayers, ' and, given a good constitu-
tion, slaying is greatly a matter of the
optimistic courage which1 was one of his
chief characteristics. Fear is a killing
deal, of the impending law suit, of in-
numerable other things that make up
the varied daily life of mankind. It
did not trouble Mr. Fetherstonhaugh.
I once asked him if ho.cvcr really felt
fear. His reply, after reflection, was
that he could not remember having had
such an experience. His book ' After
Many Days ' ' fully Uears him out. ?

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  1. 00-The Big Book of Australian History
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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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    Chapter 19 sources for a volume with the working title 'Big History Book'. The chapter numbers changed a bit during editing, but I have left the names of the last few lists as they were.

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  21. A capital site
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    The search for a site for the new capital of the Commonwealth

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  22. Australia First conspiracy trial
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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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  23. Australian inventions
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    A list of curious inventions, mainly those originated in Australia.

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

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  25. bubonic plague
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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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  26. bunyip
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    Early references to the bunyip and other "monsters".

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  27. Calvert's gold
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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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  28. coolies in Australia
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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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    Possible references to Georgiana Molloy, plant collector

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  32. gold history
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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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  33. gold relief schemes
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    Schemes to send unemployed men out in the Great Depression to find gold.

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  34. John and Elizabeth Gould
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    These are the bird Goulds: they visited Australia in 1839 and the early 1840s

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  35. John Lewin
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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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  36. Kokoda track
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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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  38. migration controls and regulations
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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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  43. steam power
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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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  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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  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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  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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  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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