The Public Service Board was appointed in January, 1896. One of the first acts of the board was to appoint a reporting staff to enable its members to carry out the many ...Article : 975 words
Soon after Britain declared war many of her best merchant liners were armed and detailed as auxiliary cruisers. One of such merchant cruisers was the Cunard Liner ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 1,148 words
Professor J. Le Gay Brereton's reference in the "S.M. Herald" to a North Sydney habitation as having, in days now far gone, been tenanted by Ludwig Leichhardt, is responsible ...Article : 1,037 words
The decision of the New South Wales Cabinet to agree to the name of Anniversary Day being changed to Australia Day has not met with favour, and even if the alteration ...Article : 609 words
Between the Carmania (left) and H.M.A.S. Sydney (right) lies the submarine depot ship Proserpine. When the Carmania entered port, permission was given for her to be greeted by cheers from the Sydney, which is contrary to the usual practice in the navy. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 56 words
Soon after the establishment of the Bank of New South Wales in 1817, Macquarie's fruitful and benevolent mind turned towards the problem of encouraging habits of thrift ...Article : 1,108 words
They tell me that it's getting late, it's time to go to bed; Now that's all right for anyone who's tired; But I'm not even sleepy—No, I didn't nod my ...Article : 206 words
Sydney's Domain will be 100 years old to-morrow Macquarie officially opened it to the public on September 13, 1831. When Phillip landed, the area was covered with ...Article : 1,173 words
Larry was a "has-been" when first I made his acquaintance. The consensus of opinion among the farm hands was that his age had reached double figures, which is pretty old for ...Article : 450 words
Mr. James Macdonald Paterson, grandson of Mr. James Paterson, Australia's first big shipping manager, whose name was mentioned in the "Herald" recently in connection with ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 718 words
Oh, green, green grass and rushing stream, Big, tall, and leafy trees; How could one find a nicer place, Than in among all these. ...Article : 74 words
Boronial Who does not love boronia? Who could resist buying a spray of this sweet-scented bush flower? As you pass along Sydney's busy ...Article : 227 words
Up there on Mars Live Ozzibars And Squimps and Jellimapes. ...Article : 78 words
In a collection of letters, cuttings, and scraps of paper, left by P. J. Cowan, violinist, returned soldier, and associate of Henry Lawson during the poet's last years, there are several ...Article : 527 words
Australia enters a new phase of its gliding career with the arrival of this country's first sailplane for the New South Wales Gliding Club Gliding has been brought into ...Article : 496 words
This model, made by a Mosman youth, is only four inches long. The sea on which it rides is modelled in putty. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 29 words
An airman bold I want to be, To fly o'cr all the land and sea; I'd fly to lands so far and strange, I'd cross the wind-swept mountain range. ...Article : 116 words
Capricious lady of uncertain moods! Mischievous, fickle, you cast your airiness over the new-born green of our glorious countryside, seeking for beauty to make or mar. ...Article : 255 words
Winter's tomb lies void to-day, All its terrors flown; Lo, immortal Spring o'ernight Rolled away the stone. ...Article : 110 words
Out of the stump of a blasted tree in the bush long, long ago, I saw a flower of an elfin form and a fairy beauty grow; ...Article : 148 words
I've been taken to the pictures, To the beach and to the Zoo, I've even had some throwdowns for a treat, But the finest thing I know of ...Article : 94 words
Branches are bare, And Frost's cold fingers Touch them and pass, While on the grass ...Article : 43 words
Wheat in the silos running over, Food for the worms and the birds that hover, Food for the rats, for the mice a bed— And little children crying for bread! ...Article : 67 words
To live is to love: 'Tis the heart's deep spring That floweth and flourisheth— Each sweet thing ...Article : 50 words
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