1904, Launceston

(Above) Opening Alexandra Bridge over the Cataract Gorge, 1904 (Weekly Courier, 3 December 1904) (Below) Insides Birchall’s store, 1904 (Weekly Courier, 10 December 1904)

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Stripes Banned On Bullseyes

(Adelaide) News, 3 April 1944 SYDNEY.-The stripes are to disappear from the popular red and-white and black-and-white sweets known as bullseyes. This War Organisation of Industry decision has been conveyed to the manufacturers. The department has further decreed that Sydney’s only sugar pig maker–Mr. Wilton, of Chippendale–must cease making this line and turn to jube-making,…

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Phrenology

PHRENOLOGY “Men’s brains consist originally of a sheet of thin towel of integuments, and the characteristics of an individual are wholly determined by the manner in which mother nature folds or collapses it up in the cavity of the skull, exactly as a washerwoman, after scrubbing a shirt perfectly clean, huddles or crams it in…

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