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  1. Says Her Father Wrote "Advance Australia Fair"
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Friday 15 May 1942 p 4 Article
    Abstract: PERTH, Thursday.—Search for the identity of the writer and composer of "Advance Australia Fair" was 151 words
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    William Maxwell McEwen Advance Australia Fair authorship claim by Marge Mercer, 15 May 1942, Courier Mail.

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  2. Authorship Claim for National Song PERTH, Wednesday.
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Thursday 14 May 1942 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Mrs. M. G. Merter, of Chillow, claims that the words of the song, "Advance Australia Fair" were written by her father, William Maxwell 49 words
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    William Maxwell McEwen Advance Australia Fair authorship claim by Marge Mercer, 14 May 1942, Canberra Times.

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  3. SONG COPYRIGHT. "Advance Australia Fair."
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Tuesday 19 May 1942 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Mrs H. G. Mercer, of Station House, Chidlow, has sent the following letter dealing with the song "Advance Australia Fair" to Sydney: 368 words
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    William Maxwell McEwen authorship claim by Marge Mercer, 19 May 1942, The West Australian.

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  4. Family Notices
    Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Thursday 8 September 1938 p 68 Family Notices
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    Death notice in the Western Mail for William Maxwell McEwen 8 September 1938.

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  5. These Men Were In the Public Eye Last Week
    Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sunday 11 September 1938 p 9 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: MANY art lovers in Western Australian must have learnt with sincere regret the passing of Mr. William Maxwell McEwen, for many years an art teacher a ... 792 words
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    William Maxwell McEwen, death notice - small article in the Perth Sunday Times 11 September 1938.

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  6. Family Notices
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Tuesday 23 August 1938 p 1 Family Notices
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    Children's and brother's death notice in the West Australian, 23 August 1938.

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  7. Family Notices
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 22 September 1897 p 12 Family Notices
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    Funeral notice.

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  8. NEWS AND NOTES.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Thursday 20 August 1896 p 4 Article
    Abstract: LAND SALE AT BROOKE.—The Under-Secretary for Lands has received a telegram from Mr. M. S. Warton, R.M., Broome, stating that at a sale of public 3226 words
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  9. NEWS AND NOTES.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 25 July 1896 p 5 Article
    Abstract: NOONGAL TOWNSITE.—The townsite of Noongal, Yalgoo goldfield, has been exempted from occupation for mining purposes. CLAREMONT.—The Rev. G. E. Rows wi ... 4450 words
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  10. SHIPPING SUMMARY. ARRIVALS FROM ENGLAND.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 23 December 1871 p 9 Article
    Abstract: November 30.—Parramatta, ship, 1521, Swanson, from Plymouth, 98 days. December 13.—Border Chief, ship, 1100, Leslie, from the Start Point, 93 days. 51 words
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  11. SYDNEY LABOUR MARKET.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 9 December 1871 p 8 Article
    Abstract: W. BROWN.—The number of applicants in dally attendance at the labour market requiring town end country situations is considerable, consisting of mech ... 80 words
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  12. SHIPPING SUMMARY. ARRIVALS FROM ENGLAND.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 29 December 1871 p 8 Article
    Abstract: November 30.—Parramatta, ship, 1521, Swanson, from Plymouth, 98 days. December 13.—Border Chief, ship, 1100, Leslie, from the Start Point, 93 days. 71 words
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  13. ENGLISH SHIPPING. ARRIVALS.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 4 December 1871 p 4 Article
    Abstract: September 29.—Windsor Castle, from Sydney; Storm King, from Brisbane. October 1.—British Flag, from Sydney; Isabella Cross, Carisbrook Castle, from M ... 565 words
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  14. GENERAL NEWS.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 23 December 1871 p 3 Article
    Abstract: ATTEMPTED OUTRAGE AT BILOELA.—We regret to learn that a number of seamen, belonging to the American war steamer St. Mary's, attempted on Friday night ... 566 words
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  15. SHIPS' MAILS.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 20 December 1871 p 4 Article
    Abstract: MAILS will close at the General Post Office as follows:— FOR CLEVELAND BAY.—By the Amphitrite, this day, at noon. FOR ROCKHAMPTON.—By the James Pater ... 781 words
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  16. SHIPPING. ARRIVALS.—December 13.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 23 December 1871 p 27 Article
    Abstract: Derwent, brig, 221 tons, Rae, from Melbourne, in ballast. W. Laidley and Co, agents. H.M.S. Basilisk, 6 guns, Moresby, from Wellington 1st instant an ... 921 words
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  17. WEEKLY REGISTER.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Saturday 23 December 1871 p 4 Article
    Abstract: IT has been determined to take steps to resucitate the Wellington Masonic Lodge at Mudgee. Mr. Parkes is to address the electors of Mudges on Friday, ... 1762 words
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  18. The Empire. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1871.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Friday 22 December 1871 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE news transmitted by telegraph from Adelaide yesterday, though compared with most of the monthly summaries of information received during the last ... 4358 words
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  19. VESSELS EXPECTED IN SYDNEY. FROM LONDON.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 4 December 1871 p 4 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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  20. SHIPPING. ARRIVALS.—December 19.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Wednesday 20 December 1871 p 2 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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  21. SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. HOBSON'S BAY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 13 December 1871 p 4 Article
    Abstract: HIGH WATER THIS DAY.—Morning 2.49; afternoon, 3.10. Dec 12.—a.m. Wind W., fresh; weather gloomy, dull. Barometer. 29.68; theremometer, 63. 1 p.m.; 4741 words
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  22. SHIPS' MAILS.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Wednesday 20 December 1871 p 2 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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  23. SHIPS' MAILS.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Tuesday 5 December 1871 p 2 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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  24. MERCANTILE AND MONEY ARTICLE. SATURDAY EVENING.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 18 December 1871 p 5 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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  25. Advertising
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 21 December 1871 p 5 Advertising
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  26. Advertising
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Thursday 21 December 1871 p 1 Advertising
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  27. Advertising
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 2 December 1871 p 1 Advertising
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  28. Advertising
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Wednesday 23 August 1939 p 19 Advertising
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  29. Family Notices
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 16 October 1884 p 16 Family Notices
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    2 funeral notices for for Elizabeth McEwen wife of Alexander Duncan McEwen. One placed by her husband Alexander Duncan McEwen and one by her sons Wiliam Maxwell and Alexander Duncan junior.

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  30. POLICE COURTS. PERTH. (Thursday.—Before Mr. W. A. G. Walter, P.M.)
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Friday 18 August 1922 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Fighting.—A bout of fisticuffs outside the Globe Hotel on the previous evening was responsible for the appearances of George Cowell (36) and William ... 660 words
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  31. Advance Australia Fair"
    Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sunday 12 March 1944 p 3 Article
    Abstract: "The Sunday Times" has received requests for the words of the inspiring song "Advance Australia Fair"— heard new in many of our theatres in conjuncti ... 262 words
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  32. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR"
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Friday 10 December 1948 p 13 Article
    Abstract: CANBERRA, Dec. 9: The Australian Broadcasting Commission has paid £2,411 in royalties for playing "Advance Australia Fair" in the last five years, th ... 223 words
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  33. NEWS OF THE DAY.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 13 December 1879 p 5 Article
    Abstract: IN consequence of the great pressure upon our space, we issue to-day two pages more than usual on Saturdays, making eighteen pages in all. The auctio ... 2584 words
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  34. THE NEW CREMORNE GARDENS.
    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Friday 27 December 1895 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Were [?]hy visible evidence of the wonderful progress made by Western Australia during the last three years asked for, one could not furnish a more 612 words
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  35. NEWS AND NOTES.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Wednesday 25 December 1895 p 5 Article
    Abstract: MR. ST. RUTH, proprietor and editor of The Messenger, requests us to annonnce that there will be no issue of his paper this week on account of the nu ... 2384 words
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  36. SEARCH FOR AUTHOR OF "ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR!"
    Cootamundra Herald (NSW : 1877 - 1954) Friday 1 May 1942 p 1 Article
    Abstract: CANBERRA, Friday: The heir to an income of about £500 a year is now being sought by the Australian Performing Rights Association which 140 words
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    Search for author of Advance Australia Fair

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  37. CORRESPONDENCE (To the Editor.) The Author of "Advance Australia Fair!"
    Cootamundra Herald (NSW : 1877 - 1954) Monday 4 May 1942 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Sir: I notice, in your issue of 1st inst., that a search is being made for the author of "Advance, Australia Fair I" The poem was composed by 135 words
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    Author search - Advance Australia Fair

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  38. Author of "Advance Australia Fair" Heir to Collect Royalties
    Worker (Brisbane, Qld. : 1890 - 1955) Monday 1 June 1942 p 11 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Since "Advance Australia Fair" has sprung into popularity by reason of its association with the, broadcasting of the National 578 words
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    Advance Australia Fair Authorship

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  39. SYDNEY, A-HOY! A New Patriotic Song by the Author of "Advance, Australia Fair." FOR "THE WATCHMAN."
    Watchman (Sydney, NSW : 1902 - 1926) Thursday 17 December 1914 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The Sydney roamed the Southern Seas, And crowned herself with fame, She bravely fought the enemy, And won a royal name. 258 words
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    References Authorship of Advance Australia Fair as Being PD McCormick in December 1914

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  40. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR." DEATH OF AUTHOR. SYDNEY, Tuesday.
    Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954) Wednesday 1 November 1916 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Mr. P. D. McCormick, author of "Advance Australia Fair," died suddenly yesterday. 31 words
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    Reference to PD McCormick as Advance Australia Fair author on his death in November 2016.

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  41. "ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR."
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Wednesday 20 February 1907 p 6 Article
    Abstract: "Australian" writes:—I noticed by advertisement a few days ago that a concert is being organised on behalf of the author of "Advance, Australia Fair, ... 76 words
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    Refers to and advert a few days ago celebrating author of Advance Australia Fair but silent on who - look for advert to get a clue.

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  42. POINTS FROM LETTERS ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 14 May 1942 p 3 Article
    Abstract: With reference to the author of "Advance Australia Fair," may I quote an extract from an old Scottish song book:—"Written and composed 228 words
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    Authorship of Advance Australia Fair

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  43. What People Think "Advance Australia Fair"
    The Newcastle Sun (NSW : 1918 - 1954) Saturday 2 May 1942 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Mrs. A. Ellis of 20 Scott Street, Newcastle write.—"The author of "Advance Australia Fair" was Mr. P. D. McCormick, I am 428 words
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    Advance Australia Fair authorship claims including full words

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  44. ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 22 February 1907 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—The announcement that a concert is being organised on behalf of the author of "Advance, Australia Fair," Mr. P. D. M'Cormick, will, I am sure, p ... 154 words
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    Authorship of Advance Australia Fair -letter to editor supporting organisation of event to thank McCormack for his patriotism in January 1907

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  45. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR."
    Watchman (Sydney, NSW : 1902 - 1926) Saturday 23 June 1906 p 7 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The worlds of this patr[?]otic have been r[?]ed. The author, Mr. P. D. McCormick ("Amicus"), is in[?]ted to the late Professor Stuart Blackic, of Edi ... 38 words
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    Advance Australia Fair song sheet extract reproduced in June 1906 newspaper with author attributed to PD McCormick

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  46. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR."
    The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1871 - 1912) Wednesday 26 September 1906 p 791 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: One of the features of the Public Schools' Gala on Wednesday last was the singing of this patriotic song by 4000 children, so placed as to form the w ... 206 words
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    Advance Australia Fair song sheet reproduced in newspaper September 1906

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  47. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR."
    The Newsletter: an Australian Paper for Australian People (Sydney, NSW : 1900 - 1919) Saturday 24 July 1915 p 4 Article
    Abstract: To the Editor of the Newsletter. Sir,— I was exceedingly pleased to see a par in the Newsletter, re 469 words
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    Advance Australia Fair Authorship - editorial comment on the song

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  48. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR" Author Was a Headmaster RELATIVE AT ARMIDALE
    Guyra Argus (NSW : 1902 - 1954) Thursday 14 May 1942 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Mrs. J. J. Bliss, of 184 Marsh-street, a resident of Armidale for nearly 60 years wrote to the Prime Minister, Mr. Curtin, last week, to inform 621 words
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    Authorship of Advance Australia Fair - claimed on behalf of McCormick by his sister in law

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  49. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR" Author Was a Headmaster RELATIVE AT ARMIDALE
    Glen Innes Examiner (NSW : 1908 - 1954) Tuesday 5 May 1942 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Mrs. J. J. Bliss, of 184 Marsh-street, a resident of Armidale for nearly 60 years, wrote to the Prime Minister, Mr. Curtin, last 616 words
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    Advance Australia Fair authorship - sister in law story.

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  50. NATIONAL SONGS "Advance Australia Fair"
    Glen Innes Examiner (NSW : 1908 - 1954) Thursday 26 March 1942 p 6 Article
    Abstract: J.L. in the Gunnedah "Advertiser" writes interestingly as follows:—In addition to this our old familiar military ditty "The British Grenadiers" as 637 words
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    Advance Australia Fair

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  51. STORY OF SONG Advance Australia Fair
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Thursday 4 May 1944 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A piquant situation" developed at a meeting of the Old Players and Playgoers' Association yesterday when, as soon as the guest 324 words
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  52. VOICE OF THE PEOPLE. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR"
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Saturday 22 September 1906 p 5 Article
    Abstract: "Patriotic Australian'' writes:—I am glad to see that you have given such a good report of the singing of this grand old favourite song. As an old sc ... 212 words
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    Advance Australia Fair authorship - call to recognise the aithor

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  53. "ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR." TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 16 June 1933 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—My attention has been drawn to a letter appearing in your columns over the nam[?] of Captain Nemo. I am not concerned in his fulminations agains ... 182 words
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  54. ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 9 January 1930 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—As it was my good fortune to know the author and composer of this well-established national anthem for Australians, I concur in all that Mr. Jon ... 264 words
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  55. ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR—What's It Worth?
    The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) Saturday 24 June 1933 p 37 Article
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    Advance Australia Fair - mentions grant to McCormack of 100 pounds

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  56. POINTS FROM LETTERS ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 15 December 1943 p 5 Article
    Abstract: I would like to draw the attention of the critics to the fact that the song "Advance Australia Fair" was approved of and accepted by the first 330 words
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    Advance Australia Fair

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  57. £500 A YEAR SEARCH FOR AUTHOR OF "AUSTRALIA FAIR"
    Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW : 1911 - 1954) Friday 1 May 1942 p 2 Article
    Abstract: CANBERRA, Thursday.—The heir to an income of about £500 a year is now being sought by the Australian Performing Rights 127 words
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  58. A CORRESPONDENT CLAIMS. 'Advance, Australia Fair' Written By A Scotsman
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Monday 18 May 1942 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THAT lady in Perth who thinks that her father wrote "Advance, Australia Fair" has apparently confused the song with something 1087 words
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  59. 6 SAY KIN OF AUTHOR OF OUR ANTHEM
    Sunday Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1926 - 1954) Sunday 3 May 1942 p 5 Article
    Abstract: SYDNEY, Saturday.—Six people claim kinship with Peter Dodd McCormick, and a share in recently accrued royalties from his famous song, "Advance, Austr ... 585 words
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  60. Lecture.
    The Richmond River Express and Casino Kyogle Advertiser (NSW : 1904 - 1929) Tuesday 28 April 1908 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THIS (Tuesday) evening Mr. P. D. M'Cornick, a visitor from Sydney, the author of Australia's National Anthem, "Advance Australia Fair," will deliver ... 104 words
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  61. SIX CLAIMANTS. KINSHIP AUTHOR OF ANTHEM. SYDNEY, May 2.
    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Monday 4 May 1942 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Six people claim kinship with Peter Dodd McCormick, and a share in recently accrued royalties from his famous song, "Advance, Australia, Fair," If th ... 580 words
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  62. COMPOSER'S RELATIVE "Advance Australia Fair" Sister-in-Law Lives in Armidale
    The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954) Friday 1 May 1942 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Mrs. J. J. Bliss, of 184 Marsh-street, a resident of Armidale for nearly 60 years, wrote to the Prime Minister, Mr. Curtin, 608 words
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  63. "Advance, Australia Fair." FIRST SUNG IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS.
    The Catholic Press (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - 1942) Thursday 11 May 1916 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The following letter appeared in last Saturday's "Herald": Sir,—In reply to the letter of Mr. Robert Young, re the Australian National Anthem 297 words
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  64. ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 4 January 1930 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—At the Highland celebration yesterday, Lord Stonehaven said the above song was a beautiful one, also that it was much admired by King George. Ve ... 157 words
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  65. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR." TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 22 September 1906 p 16 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—Your report of the singing of that, grand old song, "Advance Australia Fair," at the Public school sports on Wednesday last is in itself enough ... 243 words
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  66. Some St. Marys History COMPOSER OF "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR"
    Nepean Times (Penrith, NSW : 1882 - 1962) Thursday 23 January 1941 p 5 Article
    Abstract: In forwarding a photograph of Rev. Archibald Gilchrist, M.A., LL.D,, to St. Marys Presbyterian Church, his son gives a few notes of early St. Marys 594 words
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  67. " ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR." PATRIOTIC SONG.
    Clarence and Richmond Examiner and New England Advertiser (Grafton, NSW : 1859 - 1889) Saturday 13 September 1879 p 3 Article
    Abstract: AUSTRALIA'S sons, let us rejoice, For we are young and free; We've golden soil and wealth for toil, Our home is girt by sea; 220 words
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  68. ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR
    Il Giornale Italiano (Sydney, NSW : 1932 - 1940) Saturday 13 May 1933 p 1 Article Illustrated
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  69. "ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR."
    Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - 1930) Sunday 23 August 1908 p 16 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: "Advance, Australia Fair," the national song of the Common-wealth, was written and composed by P. D. McCormick about the year 1878. 26 words
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  70. BAN "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR"
    The Central Queensland Herald (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1930 - 1956) Thursday 20 April 1944 p 15 Article
    Abstract: MELBOURNE, April 18. — The Victorian B-class stations will not play "Advance Australia Fair" at the end of each night's 105 words
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  71. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR"
    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Wednesday 19 April 1944 p 4 Article
    Abstract: MELBOURNE. — A request that commercial broadcasting stations should have "Advance Australia Fair" played in association with the National 85 words
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  72. 'ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR'
    Western Star and Roma Advertiser (Toowoomba, Qld. : 1875 - 1948) Friday 21 April 1944 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Victorian B class stations will not play Advance Australia Fair at the end of each night's programme. This was decided at a meeting of managers 54 words
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  73. "Advance Australia Fair"
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 20 February 1954 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—As the closest living relative of the late P. D. McCormick, composer of "Advance Australia Fair," I 118 words
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  74. "ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR"
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 30 March 1944 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—Why is "Advance Australia Fair" played at certain suburban theatres, but not in the city? Why does a large proportion of the 160 words
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  75. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR" CRITICISED.
    Queensland Times (Ipswich, Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Monday 30 March 1942 p 4 Article
    Abstract: SYDNEY, March 29.—"If 'Advance Australia Fair' can be classed as a National Anthem then it is the worst of the lot." said the Director of the 110 words
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  76. "Advance Australia Fair"
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Friday 29 March 1935 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The children of the State primary and secondary schools are constantly trained in the singing of "Advance, Australia Fair." They 384 words
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  77. "Advance, Australia Fair"
    Westralian Worker (Perth, WA : 1900 - 1951) Friday 31 December 1943 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The controversy raised by the very reasonable request of the Minister for Information, Mr. Calwell, that "Advance, Australia Fair" be played in 399 words
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  78. "Advance Australia Fair"
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 4 March 1952 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—Why the protests in Canberra about the suppression of "Advance Australia Fair" as a prelude to A.B.C. 124 words
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  79. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR."
    Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954) Tuesday 30 November 1943 p 2 Article
    Abstract: SYDNEY, Mon.—The Department of Information announced to-dry that as a result of a discussion between the Minister 89 words
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  80. ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR.
    Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - 1930) Sunday 16 August 1908 p 3 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Mr. P. D. McCormick, the writer and composer of the Australian national anthem. "Advance. Australia Fair," is a Scotchman, who settled in New South 186 words
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  81. "Advance Australia Fair."
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Friday 26 September 1879 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THIS is the title of a patriotic song recently issued by Messrs. Charles Trosdel and Co., of Clarence-street, Sydney. The song is in the key of C. is ... 51 words
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  82. "Advance Australia Fair"
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 13 February 1954 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—"God Save the Queen" is surely Australia's true and proper National Anthem. It clearly refers to Australia's own 103 words
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  83. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR"
    The Inverell Times (NSW : 1899 - 1954) Monday 11 May 1942 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Mr. J. W. Blumer, Penhurst, writes to the Editor of the Times: In your issue of the 6th ultimo you produced an extract from the 450 words
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  84. "Advance Australia Fair"
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Thursday 9 December 1943 p 2 Article
    Abstract: CANBERRA. Wed. — The Prime Minister (Mr Curtin) stated. today that the Minister for Information (Mr Calwell) was perfectly entitled 89 words
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  85. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR"
    Narandera Argus and Riverina Advertiser (NSW : 1893 - 1953) Friday 3 December 1943 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The Department of Information has announced that as a result of a discussion between the Minister for Information (Mr. Calwell) and the 193 words
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  86. "ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR."
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 19 September 1935 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Miss Lucy W. Craven writes to the Editor to correct the statement in a contributed article on the Waverley Presbyterian Church, published last Saturd ... 98 words
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  87. "Advance Australia Fair."
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Saturday 4 January 1879 p 4 Article
    Abstract: THE above is the title of a very pleasing lyrical composition, by "Amicus" in the key of C, and will, we have no doubt, become extremely popular. The ... 67 words
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  88. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR!"
    Cootamundra Herald (NSW : 1877 - 1954) Friday 29 May 1942 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Mr. Tom O'Connor, of 3 Parker street Cootamundra, is proved to have been right in his statement in "The Cootamundra Herald" that the late E. 161 words
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  89. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR"
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 31 March 1942 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—Doctor Bainton's comment upon this little school song compels me to ask you to allow me to say what I know of it. Many years ago 176 words
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  90. "ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR"
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 6 May 1942 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Sir.—I was taught the worlds and [?]ne over 70 years ago by our schoolmaster (Mr. McCormack)mat the Presbyterian Denominations] at the 83 words
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  91. LETTERS "ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR"
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 6 April 1942 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Sir: Surely the ABC can lind something better to introduce Australian news and talks than that unmusical, badly ouhestiated dlige "Advance, 70 words
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  92. "Advance Australia Fair"
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Thursday 19 November 1942 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—"Vigilant" refers to the need for an authoritative pronouncement on the question of procedure in regard to the rendering of "Advance 100 words
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  93. ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR.
    Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW : 1881 - 1938) Friday 23 May 1919 p 13 Article
    Abstract: Australia's sons, let us rejoice, For we are young and free ; We've golden soil and wealth for toil, Our home is girt by sea; 239 words
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  94. NATIONAL SONG OF AUSTRALIA Life Story of Writer
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 9 May 1942 p 7 Article
    Abstract: All the statements published during the last couple of weeks regarding, "Advance, Australia Fair" are wrong in one 504 words
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  95. DEATH OF MR. P. D. McCORMICK.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 31 October 1916 p 8 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The death occurred suddenly at his residence, Clydebank, Birrell-street, Waverley, yesterday of Mr. Peter Dodds McCormick, a prominent member of the ... 596 words
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  96. "ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR." TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 26 June 1933 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—I have been greatly interested, amused, and indignant at the disparaging remarks about the above patriotic song. I was a scholar and a choir gir ... 202 words
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  97. "ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR." TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 24 June 1933 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—I feel I must substantiate the facts contained in the letter written by Miss Lucy Craven, of the nth instant as I knew the late P. D. McCormack ... 130 words
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  98. "ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR." TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 27 June 1933 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—Your correspondent, Florence Nightingale, seems dubious about the statements made by Miss Craven concerning her father's association with this h ... 196 words
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  99. "ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR." TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 22 June 1933 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—I do not wish to enter into any controversy regarding the above song, but would like to ask two questions:—(1) If Mr. Mccormick composed the air ... 147 words
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  100. AUSTRALIAN SONG. THE COMPOSER'S NAME. Discussion in Parliament.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 2 May 1942 p 4 Article
    Abstract: CANBERRA, May 1.—Revised estimates by broadcasting authorities are that at least £1,000 a year is waiting for the heir to the composer of 410 words
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  101. AUSTRALIAN PATRIOTIC SONGS.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 7 June 1906 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Mr. P. D. M'Cormick has just received a letter from Mr. T. A. Coghlan (Agent-General) stating that his songs, "Advance, Australia Fair," and "Austral ... 64 words
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  102. THE M'CORMICK JUBILEE CONCERT.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 20 March 1907 p 12 Article
    Abstract: Mr. Alex. Kethel, M.L.C., will preside at a concert at the Centenary Hall to-night, given under the patronage of the Highland Society, in honour of M ... 87 words
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  103. DEATH OF MR. T. W. CRAVEN
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 27 June 1947 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Thomas Wilson Craven, 77, of Angle Street, Balgowlah, assistant organist at St. Andrew's Cathedral, died in Manly Hospital yesterday 124 words
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  104. FIRST SUNG IN I880
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 2 May 1942 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Two women relatives of the late Mr. P. D. McCormick, who was once a teacher in Sydney, claimed last night that he wrote the words and music of 166 words
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  105. "ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA FAIR." TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 20 June 1933 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—Having noticed a few letters concerning the origin of the above patriotic song, "Advance, Australia Fair," I crave permission to add my protest ... 435 words
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  106. SONG FOR AUSTRALIA
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 7 August 1943 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Sir.—Poor old McCormick! How he would have hated all the trouble over his little sons, "Advance Australia Fair." Patriotic to the backbone, how 242 words
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  107. MUSIC AND DRAMA Nation In Search Of A Song
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 20 November 1943 p 6 Article
    Abstract: "Advance Australia Fair," after having earned a small fortune for the trustees of its composer, Peter Mccormick, may 699 words
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  108. COLUMN 8
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 7 September 1950 p 1 Article
    Abstract: ONE of the things which is gaining support within the Labour Party for Mr. Chifley's no-compromise stand on 519 words
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  109. CAPTAIN COOK'S STATUE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 4 July 1910 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—The yorkshire Society has at last shown some appreciation of the work of the public in erecting a statue on public ground to the memory of the g ... 322 words
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  110. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 7 January 1916 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—I read in the letter of your special correspondent of November 8 some account of an Australian national anthem, and my sons was mentioned in the ... 390 words
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    Letter from McCormick attesting to his authorship of Advance Australia Fair and arguing for it as the most popular patriotic song

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  111. SCOTTISH SONG BOOK.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 2 January 1924 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Under the auspices of the council of the Highland Society of New South Wales, the Scottish-Australian Fellowship has issued a book of 36 songs, speci ... 435 words
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  112. WAVERLEY PRESBYTERIANS. Grahame Memorial Jubilee.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 14 September 1935 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Beginning to-morrow and continuing on the following Sunday, Waverley Presbyterians will celebrate their golden jubilee at that well-known landmark of ... 1151 words
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  113. ROYALTY CLAIMS ON NATIONAL SONG
    The Mail (Adelaide, SA : 1912 - 1954) Saturday 2 May 1942 p 2 Article
    Abstract: SYDNEY.—Six people claim kinship with Peter Dodd McCormick and a share in the recently accrued royalties from his song "Advance Australia Fair." If t ... 205 words
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  114. ROYALTIES ON SONG "Advance Australia Fair."
    Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1907 - 1954) Monday 4 May 1942 p 2 Article
    Abstract: SYDNEY, May 2.—Six people claim kinship with Peter Dodd McCormick, and a share in recently accrued royalties from his famous song, "Advance 586 words
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  115. AUSTRALIAN NEWS IN BRIEF New Air Force Chief
    Army News (Darwin, NT : 1941 - 1946) Thursday 7 May 1942 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Air Minister Drakeford announced yesterday that Air Commodore George Jones had been appointed Chief-of-Staff of the R.A.A.F., to 1068 words
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  116. WHAT IS HAPPENING AT HOME
    Army News (Darwin, NT : 1941 - 1946) Tuesday 18 May 1943 p 3 Article
    Abstract: FROCK COAT DAYS.—Mr. J. Washington Irving, doyen of Brisbane veterinary surgeons, can recall the days when men went 489 words
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