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The Wonderful Water Feats of Duke Kahanamouku [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
SThe Wonderful Water Feats of Duke Kahanamouku There is one man only in Australia at the p~eseet time who can get aboard a breascer. He is Duke- Kahanamoukuo, the human motor boat from Honolulu, one of the world's champion swimmers, who is in our midst now for the fcrthcoming swimming carni-als. lUp till recently we had known him only by rcpute; we had seen him in picture in one of his famous attitudes--standIng on his surf board, KAHANAMOUEU CARRYING THE IMMENSE BOARD ON WHICH HE CARRIES S" e OUT HIS WONDERFUL WATER FEATS. ' It measures Mt tin by 2St. is 3mn through at its thickest part, and weighs over 70lb. being borne shorewards on the crest ci a wave, a smile on his dusky countenance, and there were a lotof us who imagined the poster to be grossly exaggerated; tio theatrical, in fact. But we are wrong. The man on the poster is the Duke all right, but the picture errs on the side of modesty. It should have shown him balancing himself on his head on the board. This was one of the...
WHOOPING COUGH. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
WHOOPING COUGH. -"Mother" (Ballarat, Vie.) wishes to know how a child of 10 should be treated for the above. A.: The child must he isolated in an airy room, but not with continuously opened win dows in the early period. The diet should be light and digestible, given little and oftes. A small lamp containing a night-light, and sup porting, two or three inches above the flame, a metal dish into which half a teaspoonful of cyllin or cresoline is poured, may be lighted for ten minutes feur or five times a day. The chest should he rubbed night and morning with: Eucalyptol 1 drachm, compound turpentine lini ment to l2a; and the following mixture given every four hours: Carbonate ol ammonia 1 grain, ipecacuanha wine l minims, extractul liquorice 20 minims, aniseed water to ._o. In convalescence nothing is so valuable as sea air. and cod-liver oil and malt is the most service &ble medicine at this time.
HEROIC FRENCH PASTOR [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
HEROIC FRENCH PAST-OR: An heroic lie on thd port of an old French ~-· priest prevented a portion of D6oai, near Lutei bring destroyed by the Germans, and the heroic.:' act also saved seven lives. The Germans. as usoal, stated* that the'ir troops had been fired on, and in ahoose seized three French civilions, whom they itlot. The neaut do y several Germinosvnre hilled m -the` night. ft is believe-I that this woo done by their osco troops, who overe encited as shells fell near them. In the morning a dozen French prisonero Ifrom several hnoses where thorn were fired wece collected, and, though stating their innocence, were ordered to be shot by the major in command. As old French pastor then stepped forward with a rifle is his hand and sold he had billed all the Germans. The officer would not believo the pastor until the latter took his oath, which all knew was a lie. The officer turnedhis back: the prinonere condemned to death were release, . and the while-haired old pastor was. ohol....
Interesting Facts About the Latest Aerial Bombs [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
__ nteresting Facts About the Latest Aerial' Bombs Not oly do torpedo boats threaten our battleships, but the dirigible balloon and the aeroplane':are. also a menace to the Dread noughts. But just as the torpedo boat de stroyer mel."the one case, so man's ingenuity has met this situation by devising a marvellously efective, yet very simple, plan of annihilating the flying death. The account here given by Prof. Calvin-Porter, an American savant, is by no means as fanciful as it may appear at first sight. If wars are not fought in just this manner this year, they will be next year or the year after, or whenever the nesx, war may he. Throttgh quiet seas, undisturbed even by so much as a psit of wind, led the flagship of the battle squadpn. The sun had set early in a partly overcast sky and the dull leaden waves re flected in a cId, steely light. The first thin mist of an immiet fog was beginning to approach. Conditions dii notaugur a propitious night for a hostile fleet/in strange wate...
THE RIVAL NAVIES COMPARED [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
i THE RIVAL NAVIES COMPARED Hcre Is a uoeful comparative table of thef o::.., navies of the Allies and of Germany and Aue ;ii, '":.trlo. It nhows how they compare in numbers .:-·' and tonnage, In type of ressel indcvldually and I :. in-the two group--Triple Entente and Dual Alliance. This table Is quotcd from the "Scien I.itlc American" by Mr. Arebibald Hurd- in thb '"Fortnigbtly Review." In submarines tbe Allies have 169, as against the enemIes' 27. RELATIVE STIREGTII -IF -T *. -HE T'IP'LE E1TENTE ,- OMPLrTED EFFE.TIIE ShIPS OF TIE CONTESDINDG.NAVIES.._AND DUAL ALLIANCE. -I: ' "' - , -" - - " .. "Triple. . Du l ': " :; " -.-Germany. Austria. Gret ri. Fre. - . Etet. - T, E. Alliacce. ' _-^--Type i o( V Tessel. o. . Ton,. o. Tos... ·N Tons. No. ToT.. No. Toon. No. Ton,. :::Dradncughts.; ;. .. 1I 351,519 3 64030 31 .861,60- .4. 92,.50 - - 35 154,018 18 411n41 -.-'.:'-D-Pr.-Drdnoughts .. 242,600 l 7&lt;4,13 i0 68,S;.' 18 .8605- 7 10,750 0M 10,810 20 317,413 S';coat oDefren?oa? ...
AN APPEAL TO THE CHILDREN The Story of the Three Sons who had Their Wishes Granted THE BLESSINGS OF TRUE CHARITY READ THIS TO THE YOUNGSTERS [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
AN APPEAL TO THE CHILDREN .The Story of the Three Sons who had Their Wishes Granted THE BLESSINGS OF TRUE CHARITY " READ THIS TO THE YOUNGSTERS " '. . On:c' "6?ee-upon -. a time there iiv:a very- WiS.e ..i ·and "good man, who had-three i?ns. Altrr a' .-?. "'long and useful life, he- felt that:?e was about *' '"to' die and therefore called his sons to his S:/bedside far a inst message. Thls in what he -::I,;- - "]anld :-- . . . . . :- ly' ;'-?y sons, I am about to pass from this world .i"--.nto fth.next, and before I en I want to tell ''. e this. Whatever of this world's goods I a.lelive had in my lifetime I hace eheerfolly given . away, no that now there is neither money nor .lnd that t can leave you. By the blessing of Henven, however, I have been allowed to peronrlse to each one of you that whatsoever you may choose to wish, that wish will como -to n ass. Miake, therefore, your choice, and be careful of your wish, for nil your future de pends uson what you now have to say." First ...
The Work of the Kaiser's Secret Agents Among the Boers [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
The Work of the Kaiser's Secret Agents Among the Boers The dominance and importance of Teutonic influence in South Africa have never been fully realised by the average Briton. He has known vaguely that people with German names had something to do with the mites of the Rand, but even newcomers to Johannesburg have expressed incredulity until hrottght up against the stern fact that every 'thing that counts there is German-controlled; that there is not a single group of mines free froni German mastership, and that the bulk of _ the commercial interests of the country is .bsiolutely in their hands, even when the firm •bears a British name. C'HE TEUTON LEAVEN. The Teutonic leaven in Boerdom is very large. The fact that the backbone of Cape Colony is German may still be news to many, who learn with surprise, first that Great Britaia employed a German Legion during the Crimean war; second, that about a thousand of them * were given tracts of land in the Eastern Pro vince of Cape Colony, an...
Italy and the Balkans may be in it Shortly LONDON, November 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
Italy and the Balkans may be in it Shortly Evt ae LONDON, November 24. vwnts. ,re moving rapidly toward the further extension of the European war, and, according to the best sources of information available here, the impending developments are calculated to bring remarkable surprises in their train. Germany and Austria have, up to the present, been confident that, in the event of hostilities spreading within the area of the Balkan States, Dulgaria would take up arms against Servia and thus avenge herself upon the Power which despoiled her of the fruits of her early vic tories in the'Balkan wars. For some time past secret negotiations have been going on with a view to removing the Bulgarian grievances in this regard, and there Is good reason to believe that these have made satisfactory progress, thanks chiefly to Italy's willingness to meet Servian aspirations. These plans, of course, assume the sympathy of Italy, if not her actual co-operation with the Allies. Italy's participation ...
Is there a Possibility of the Japs going to Europe? [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
Is there a Possibility of the Japs going to Esurope ? * Dr. E. 3. Dillon has a most interesting article lIi the 'Contemporary Review,' in which he ssenmasises the main issues of the war. He poimm out the hopeful aspects, and equally Sforcefully those which are not soohopeful, ood She mahes oome -very useful suggestions *hich he clajoss v3ould, if adopted, mahe for the euccese of the Allies. -Of these the most notahle is that we should accept the ~help of the Japanese Army. OUR ARMdY MAING. . "The British Empire has an army in the making. It will he~ready some time in the fiist half of the coming year. But the million men that we shall then put into the field will he of much less relative value than 500,000 sent toIthe fighting line to-day. Events are moving fast The situation is changing continually. Much of what is now happening can be re medied later, but some events are irremediable. Speed, therefore, is almost as valuable to us as it Is to our foes.• "It behoves us to do to-day ...
THE AGE OF AUSTRALIAN TREES. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
THE AGE OF AUSTRALIAN TREES. A standard sot of figures has been w'orked out by Mr. Hay, N.S. Wales Director of Forests, which should help as a guids for those to whom the study of Australian trees is either a matter of business or of pleasure, In either caos being certainly a matter of proft. Hr. Hay tas made e careiul revioson and suom mary of the data which has been collected..: sence 18t6. He has excluded all references not capable or verifcation, and has accepted only those based on actual measurements or obsrr vatlon. Ths result may be accepted as ap-j proximately correct, though it is a matter on which further informotion will be welcomed. The figures, when worked out, show thet the average age of coastal hardwoods, when mature, is 48 years; that ol inland hardeoods 46 years, cypress pine 28 years. and brush and soitwoods 45 years. There are cide: differences, however, between individual species of trees. Of the coastal hardwoods, red ironbark, grey gaum, and turpentine take l...
A Woman's Criticism of the Emperor of Austria [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
A Womain's Criticism of the Emperor of Austria How many tourists and travellers realise on jeossing the frontiers of Austria that they have entered a realm entirely distinct from any ether European country in atmosphere, tradi tions, and methods of government? Appear ences beguile them. The scenery, often beauti f,!1, sometimes grandiose, appeals to their eyes; tle people, light-living and lusty, are attrac tive in comparison with the heavier Swiss or uncouth German; the very railway officialk botelkeepers, and police are less obtrusive and easier of manner than those of Germany o5 PRussia. In so pleasant a country, amid so pleasing a folk, it is hard to understand the truth that on entering Austria one enters a - moral vacuum. So runs an article in a re cent literary supplement of London "Times." This is the secret of Austria. We cotlu have wished that the author of this remarkable book had chosen some titles less melodramatic than "The Secret of an Empress." Her hooh Is full of dr...
AN INCIDENT OF THE [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
A-N INCIDENT. OF THE I - THE1HALTrL4AD A remarkable incident in the fighting near Ypres. A French soldier, who hpd .been ..7ed e- s .p The one orikld te, wher .he waented. to ago, buth s id not even drag-himself *.;n ~ h:ii·,.appy. idea:ntrihihgethem~,.ghey nsupplied one iauothcr's..wanis. T.Lhc hind'manoo toknij'i IE BATTLE NEAR YPRES ·loDs THE BLIND. bunwed ,andered across another whose le?s had b?en brolen. ridiiddudlly therecases warelehope, • th4.-:-ls comrade had the means of locomotion, but could not see where.hele .wated togJo. 6 '?.' m-.rdia i oan b:hi.bacl. and; walking?:as 4ircctqd,sboqughtthe-pgi £tosafety.? el, a i A; i ?-O~ .r- - , |
5000 LIVES PER MILE Price Paid for the Fight for Calais MAKING HISTORY LONDON SCOTS GREAT WORK [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 2 January 1915
S.5000 .LVES PER MIL Price Paid for the Fight for Calais MAKING -HISTORY LONDON SCOTS' GREAT WORK: ~ i ?:.':c?-"' 1Tb:" fight for Calais will· decide the ulti *-..o?,te issue of Our operatiodns in the western S-" .theatre.r , , So proclaimed Berlin officialdom. . .: : :', 'Unless the unexpected occurs at.the eleventh -::'our, the Allies have won the fight for Calais,: n.i:" |somucli as the German advance has been de . n : ""iitely checked; but no useful purpose will he' served by concealing the fact that French, Bri Gobdh, arnd Belgians alike have suffered heavy " losses as a result. . .The British Army (writes the special cor respondent of the "Daily Mail" from Calais) , has passed through anh historic ordeal. :Raked by shrapnel, pounded by big. guns, . called on to face terrible bayonet charges, harassed from above and below by.bombs and mines, sorely outnumbered, in places by four to one" General French's "contemptibie little army" has, nevertheless, won through; we have held - o...