This Day in History: 1893-10-26

1893 October 26-27: The Premier, Sir John Forrest, attended the Toodyay Agricultural Society’s Newcastle Agricultural Show and Ball.

The Premier’s ‘Newcastle Speech’, touching on Party government, caused a great fuss around the Colony.

West Australian, 27 Oct. 1893, p.2; 30 Oct. 1893, p.3; 23 Nov. 1893, p.3.