swagman

Swagman’s lonely death near the Warraweena Hotel, Dry Lake

A LONELY DEATH WILCANNIA, Saturday. — Mr. Fred Petney, landlord of the Dry Lake Hotel, has reported to the police that he found the dead body of a swagman near his place on Tuesday. A man called at the hotel,… Read More ›

An artful dodger

THE resourcefulness of the English tramp is proverbial (writes ‘Oriel’ in the Melbourne Argus), but his Australian prototype the sundowner, has a genius for turning opportunities to account which his English brother has never understood. Two specimens of the Australian… Read More ›

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