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  2. CENTENARY OF FAIRFAX OWNERSHIP OF THE "HERALD."

    IN the last months of the year 1840, an enthusiastic, vigorous young journalist, Charles Kemp, was wont to visit frequently, in his leisure hours, the librarian of the Australian Subscription Library. ...

    Article : 2,782 words
  3. HOW THE "HERALD" HAS GROWN.

    The need for a free Press was recognised at an early stage in the development of New South Wales. Sheets of a more or less ephemeral character appeared, but, in 1831, there was published a new paper, destined to live and become one of the great ...

    Article : 1,040 words
  4. LIFE OF JOHN FAIRFAX.

    To commemorate the Fairfax centenary, "The Story of John Fairfax," by J. F. Fairfax, has been written, and will be on sale in a day or two. ...

    Article : 450 words
  5. THE MAKER OF THE "HERALD."

    JOHN FAIRFAX. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 8 words
  6. MEN AT THE HELM.

    The "Herald" has been well served by the men who occupy, and have occupied the most important positions in the office. ...

    Article : 249 words
  7. MANAGING DIRECTOR.

    Mr. Warwick Fairfax, a Director since 1927 and Managing Director since 1930. Mr. Fairfax is a great-grandson of John Fairfax. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 25 words
  8. AUSTRALIAN PRESS.

    The rise and progress of the Press in Australia is a fascinating story. In 1803, fifteen years after the establishment of the colony, the "Sydney ...

    Article : 820 words
  9. PRESERVATION OF FILES.

    It is common knowledge that the paper upon which newspapers of to-day are printed has not the durability of the material used many years ago. ...

    Article : 467 words
  10. IMPROVEMENTS IN PRODUCTION.

    This was the first of the great changes made in production methods; they have been going on ever since. New ideas for mechanical improvement are ...

    Article : 1,235 words
  11. PAGES OF THE PAST.

    A glance through the first "Herald" to carry the Fairfax imprint 100 years ago is interesting. It is a four-page paper seven columns ...

    Article : 338 words
  12. A MINIATURE OF LONG AGO.

    This picture is reproduced from a miniature of Mr. and Mrs. John Fairfax painted shortly after their marriage in Warwick, England, in 1827, when John Fairfax was 23 years of age. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 37 words
  13. "HERALD'S" FIRST ISSUES.

    In its earliest days the "Herald" consisted of four pages with four columns to each page, and was published once a week (Monday) at 7d a copy. ...

    Article : 318 words
  14. THE OLD "HERALD" OFFICE.

    Earliest picture of the old "Herald" Office, drawn just after it was built by John Fairfax in 1856. The present, offices cover the site of the adjoining buildings as well. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 35 words
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