As Regards “The Gadfly.”


The old-time journalist, timidly proffering a new publication for public approval, almost in variably remarked, “For this, our first appearance, we make no ...Nothing found

Patients who refuse to pass quietly


Aunt Tabitha in The Gadfly of 7th March 1906 . A city hospital nurse confessed to me that she had become hardened ...Nothing found

Brisbane.


By Frank Morton. From The Triad, 10th November 1915. Photo from thepiecart.com.au. Of all the cities in ...Nothing found

Platt’s Channel Mayfield


Newcastle Steelworks, we imagine, had always consumed the entire south side of the Harbour channel. But it started small, as the 1930s map shows, ...Nothing found

The Little Coastal Steamer That Tried and Tried Again


Never get between a tabloid newspaper and an opportunity to dramatise. Breathless, The Sydney Sun alarmed its readers (yet, disturbingly, they also sensed ...Nothing found

While Tree Plantings are in the News….


Wickham Council 26 July 1894 Alderman Bevan moved, "That the department be again written to, pointing out that other reserves had been granted £25 ...Nothing found

Hunter Street Memories


LADY BARTON: HER EARLY LIFE IN NEWCASTLE ~ The death in Sydney this week (March, 1938) removed one who, during her long life, ...Nothing found

Coal Exports May 1875


From the Newcastle Chronicle, 1 May 1875   The export of coal for the week ending Friday April 30th, amounted to 2o,440 tons , ...Nothing found

Newcastle Council meeting 8 April 1924


  Alderman Grahame directed attention to the accumulation of trams and omnibuses in Hunter-street at night, between 10.15 and 10.45 o'clock, resulting in the blocking ...Nothing found

Twitter Burn 1906 Style


While sitting in his favourite corner at the Greenroom Club, Henry Irving* was approached by a member, Watkins by name, who was an ...Nothing found

A New Weather Prophet


Mr. J. Harcourt Giddons’ weather chart for the next thousand years having just come to hand, it has been studied with considerable interest ...Nothing found


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