Thomas William Heney (1862 - 1928 / Australia)
Biography of Thomas William Heney
Thomas William. Heney, was born in Sydney, in November, 1862;he eldest son of Thomas W. Heney, The young thomas was educated at Cooma. NSW
Thomas Jnr was to become Editor and part proprietor of `Monaro Mercury'. Some time later he began working with the `Sydney Morning Herald' office,in 1878; followed by the `Daily Telegraph', Sydney, in 1884; and then the `Western Grazier', Wilcannia, in 1886; the `Echo', 1889; finally returning to the `Sydney. Morning . Herald',in 1891,whre he later became Editor of the last-named Journal.
His works include:
`Fortunate Days' (Sydney, 1886).
`In Middle Harbour, and other Verse' (London, 1890).
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A Riverina Road
Now while so many turn with love and longing
To wan lands lying in the grey North Sea,
To thee we turn, hearts, mem'ries, all belonging,
Dear land of ours, to thee.
West, ever west, with the strong sunshine marching
Beyond the mountains, far from this soft coast,
Until we almost see the great plains arching,
In endless mirage lost.