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Issue Details: First known date: 1919... no. 237 August 1919 of The School Paper : Grades VII and VIII est. 1896-1932 The School Paper for Grades VII and VIII
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  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed.

    Other material in this issue includes:

    • First Page Picture: 'The Peace Conference Room in the Trianon (tre-ah-non(g)'), Versailles, France' (unattributed), [81].
    • Poetry: 'Hymn of Peace' by American author Oliver Wendell Holmes (q.v.), [81]-82; 'The Trust of the World' (unattributed), reprinted from 'Under the Clocks', The Herald, Melbourne, 12 July, 1919, 85-86; 'Through Hours of Gloom' by English poet Matthew Arnold (q.v.), 91
    • Non-Fiction: 'The Peace Treaty' (unattributed), with illus. 'The Seating Plan of the Preliminary Meetings of the Peace Conference, Held at Paris', 82-85; 'Facts About the Smoking of Tobacco' from The White Ribbon Signal, 96; 'Basket-Ball', with photograph 'Pupils of the West Brunswick School, who were the Winners in the Metropolitan State Schools Basket-ball Competition, 1918', 96.
    • Moral Tales: 'Bad Words' (unattributed), 95.
  • Preceding or following each piece is a short glossary of the longer words contained therein, as well as notes about people and places mentioned, and comments on the metre of poetry. There are also often 'General Notes' which ask the reader questions about the work.


* Contents derived from the 1919 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Legacy, C. E. W. Bean , 1919 extract prose (p. 86-87)
Note: With title: 'The Legacy Bequeathed to Australians'.
Australia, Heiress of the Yearsi"Australia, heiress of the years", Agnes L. Storrie , 1919 single work poetry
A pledge of devotion to the Australian nation at a time when the history of the nation was being sealed with 'patriotic blood' by honouring a commitment to the British Empire during World War I.
(p. 87-88)
The Refugees, A. J. Hampson , 1919 single work autobiography war literature
A personal account of effects of World War I on the people of Ypres and Proven.
(p. 88-91)
Note: With illus. 'Map of Flanders'.
For Australiai"O, let me but live until I have seen her once more!", A.J.M. , 1919 single work poetry
An Australian soldier at the front longs to return to his home country before he dies. He catalogues the beauty of the land and the people in his plea.
(p. 92)
Note: With illus. 'A Letter from Home'.
The Sad Results of War, Augustine Soubeiran , 1919 single work correspondence
Mademoiselle Soubeiran relates in a letter to Australian children her observations of the destruction of villages by German occupation in France during World War I and efforts to rebuild following the armistice agreeement.
(p. 93-94)
Note: With illus. 'A Scene near Villers-Bretonneux, a Village that the Australians Captured from the Germans on the Night of April 25, 1918.

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Literary material by Australian authors indexed in this issue:
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