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  2. INFLUENZA.

    Influenza is prevaient in Sydney. This article on a distressing subject, which recalls the great pandemic of 1918-19, when seven million persons died in British India ...

    Article : 1,142 words
  3. A GIRL HEROINE OF 1838.

    This is a year of centenaries and it may not be amiss, therefore to recall that it is likewise the contenary of Grace Darling. To our grandparents ...

    Article : 1,028 words
  4. GREEN SLOPES LOOK TOWARDS THE SEA.

    A typical scene near Kiama, which is the subject of an article in the preceding columns. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 24 words
  5. THE TOWN WHICH MEANS PLENTY OF EVERYTHING.

    LOOK down from the top of Saddleback Mountain at Kiama and the town is a toy village at the end of a Lilliput point—miniature pine trees, a tiny harbour and the lighthouse an insignificant white pepper pot. The ocean sweeps out to the horizon like a big blue tablecloth and ...

    Article : 2,075 words
  6. For the Children

    Sometimes I'm a lion, With a terrible roar, As I crawl 'neath the rug On the drawing-room floor. ...

    Article : 87 words
  7. MRS. KEIGHTLEY AND THE HALL GANG.

    Several correspondents have written concerning the article on "Mrs. Keightley's heroic ride" ("Herald," 6/8/'38). Mr. John Macpherson writes as a ...

    Article : 516 words
  8. 'TIPPERARY."

    The brief announcement was cabled to the Press all over the world a few days ago that Mr. Jack Judge, author of "Tipperary," had passed away. Thereby ...

    Article : 514 words
  9. BIRD GLIDERS.

    Men gained their Initial knowledge of gliding by carefully studying the method used by some of the large birds. The proportion of wing span to weight ...

    Article : 692 words
  10. "ON OUR SELECTION."

    A correspondent writes from East Greenmount (Q.).—The post in the photograph marks the site of the old "shingle hut," the home of "Dad" and "Mum" of "On Our ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 115 words
  11. OLD INNS AND THEIR SIGNS.

    Long before the advent of the roadhouse and the motor car, the village inns of England were part and parcel of the rural life, and they have appealed ...

    Article : 524 words
  12. THE SINGER.

    I can feed you full from the hunger of my heart, Coin you golden laughter, while the teardrops start; ...

    Article : 181 words
  13. STARS IN THEIR COURSES.

    Few Australians seem to know that the Southern Cross constellation never sets, but, clock-wise, makes a complete circle. ...

    Article : 341 words
  14. THE SWAMP.

    I can forget it in the day— That haunting shape of ill That broods above the flooded swamp, Oppressing it until ...

    Article : 138 words
  15. SYDNEY'S ARCADES.

    Relatively immature as Sydney may be, she has nevertheless developed certain charming characteristics that are essentially her own, and one of ...

    Article : 365 words
  16. VESPERS.

    Shapes of scarlet trumpets sloping Down the muted sky, Fading all across the evening, Slow, the colours die— ...

    Article : 64 words
  17. STREET SINGER.

    The thrush that sings so finely These August evenings, Repealing such divinely Inconsequential things, ...

    Article : 191 words
  18. GRACE DARLING SLEEPS BY THE NORTHUMBERLAND COAST.

    (Right) The elaborate tomb of Grace Darling at Bamborough, Northumberland, and (above) the castle and village. An article on the Grace Darling centenary is in column 7. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 37 words
  19. POSTED MISSING.

    "I'll love you till I die," he vow'd, "And you?" I looked Into his serious eyes of blue And laughed, for I was young and spoilt and gay. ...

    Article : 72 words
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