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WILLIE WHISKER AS RECRUITING SERGEANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
WILLIE WHISKER AS RECRUITING SERGEANT. Said Willie. 'We ui-if( till join up.' 'Ilnrrali !'' cricil cwryuiic, . ' 'We'll don tun- riiiforni-- and help Our Allies flfht t\w llun- ' S.iid Willie Whisker, 'Xot so fast, Ymi first iiiii-I, learn to drill. Vhlvh S»rgennl Teddy Trunk will teacft. Now, fall in, :ind Maud still !' 'You all iniwl try to do yv.ir best,' Said Ted. 'Alt.- ili.in. plea-c !' They tried, but ji!.-t see what they did When Ted cried, '.Stand jt ea.s.' 1'
Bush Brigands VIII.==In South Australia [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
Bush Brigands ?v — ? VIII.==In South Australia Three bushrangers named Wilson, Green, and another, robbed the settlers in the vicinity of Lyndoch Valley, South Australia, and ex torted heavy contributions from their victimt in the latter part of the year 1839 and the be ginning; of 1840. These robberies had been going on for some months before news of them reached Adelaide. The colony had been only lounded a little more than three years before, and communication was difficult and very ir regular. There were no roads, and the police provisions were not yet of a character to en able the authorities to cope effectually with such an outbreak as this. The robbers called at Mr. Read's station and knocked at the door of the house. The woman opened the door, and was immediately knocked down by one of the robbers without any notice being given or questions asked. Another rob ber fired his musket at her at so close range that the wadding of the gun bruised her cheek, but the slugs with which ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
WHO BUYS TIMllKlt ? Pro'«P^clivery and quality »? MV M9mJ JH. (O? a &lw a &9aL4 XtL i are our characteristics. Largo and varied Btocks of all building timbers always on hand. Send us your inquiries. Price List po3tcd free on' application. VANDERFIELD & REID (THE PROMPT AND RELIABLE TIMBER MERCHANTS). Yard, Wharf and Sawmills, Leiclihardt Street, Glebe (Blackwattle Bay). Three minutes from Glebe tram terminus. 'Phone, M 3001 (3 lines). ? Favor us with a trial order, and we avo assurccl of your regular custom.
BILL JIMS TROUBLES OUR ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
SjROUBt^ OUR ASSOCIATION. U.S.A. : When U the IVdeiallon of the U.S.A. to be iitipounued as one of the completed fatts 1 1 am aware that there is some sort ol a scheme of fcU'.'nitlou under which we will be u uiiliouiil institution, and no longer a number of provincial bodlen; but when are' we 'to know just what is accomplished In the direction of mailing us a unliU proposition with which, in matter* of concern lo returned men, politician., ami others wi 1 have tu reckon ' HOME DEFENCE. Dejected ItejeM : 1 applied for enrolment with the beys tn go outsidivand do my bit, but failed to get by the doctor. Hut l parsed fur home defi'iiuc, and wa* told 1 would be called tip soon. My impe ii that if I gel into tlm home defence force I will soon be able tt- get by tin; doctor for foreign wrvlce, for there is nothing wrung with me— not him;, at any Mte, which prevent! me keeping my end ii|i with the other fellows, Hn far I have nut been sent fur, and I Jim afraid I have been forgotten by th...
WRITE TO THE MIRROR ABOUT IT THE WINE SHANTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
lWR|T&-THE M1PROI? A BOUT it ^ «as- .'Ira THE WINE SHANTY. Anll-Wowhcr : 1 am prepared to admit that » llttlo wine UUeii at thu right time is a Rood thing for the iliRtstloii. I think wu should use more wine than we do— In tlir homes ol tlic people. It wo iliank wine and cut out, a lot of tlic iiarder stuff, there wouTd i-e leas drunkenness, Hut tonic of (lie ?wine-thops are houses 6t another cluss — In the ililnncst of dl«g-uise, 1 am In formed there is to be mi application for a HceiiEC for a nlaoe to be opened as a «viiu- uriooii on the last of tlis (iretty little itpot* of teach to which I lie builder has tint penetrated— Balmoral, This is one of tlic places 10 wiilrii parents now c.uu tend their chlldicn in advaim? of lite picnlo party. It i» safe. Also, it is tvli'Te most of the Sunday Schools of the north nii'fi (to for their occasional outing. A wine-shop there1 mlsht innlte of tlie beauh just what it is undesirable ' it should lie made. Hale you pull enough to preve...
ANZACIANA TALES FROM THE TRENCHES WANTED, A MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
[?] TALES FROM THE TRENCHES WASTIiD. A MATCH. Tlip hoMli-r \mio ct'ttliiK ?ilonc li- Hit' riliwilou «jl' 1ti«- I'lOMl, mid vvmn cuiTjiim; » k'tv tlilltKB wllltll lie illicit tiwil. Uo lmU liis rifle, mi. which u«K thing » linn' with ?i | ii- if ut Kiini bum*. On Ms oilier hlioiiWltr wan ii Iub' with iwHvi' boinlik; in front )n- mutIim) « IihiuIiimI ?omuls of miitniiliitJoii; mi )il«s burl; wtTt' « t-lmvi'l mill n\ empty KiiiiiiintuB. aIru jlr lmu ji^ --i|ni|-iiit'Ml mm ticlitini; Kit; in one liuihl » ciui of water, Jiml in 1 ln% other two d'l.vs1 nHiunt. Ho \vm« inaltitiK for the ifont llrtr, to whli-h ho lining \n attain In 1hi- iwim- «if time. Unno jilodn' n -'Iih|i soliiu' on Irnvr. lie was running ? lililii. 'Sny, |uil,' lie --ni|iiiri«1, 'coiilil -on «lve mi' H im.tili ':' WIiiii \uk mi 1 0 in in^wcr wonlil lift M'1' I'.*' t hi* eciiMir.
HER ANSWER [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
HER ANSWER ? 'Tell we if .volt can. sir,' Sighed the petulant lady. '1 wait for .vour answer. . Here U'b nice and ahud.v. Birds make music rnrcly, iras. «re ffiau nuovc inc. Tell me, straight and fairly, Why it Js you love me.' From the far pavilion Came the sound of flUdtoi Leading the cotillion. 'I'm not Rood at riddles,' Said the ruptured lover As he bent above licr, 'I'm not (food at eiicnlng ' This thing and the other. It's no use. Confessing ' Id a stupid pother. Watch the clouds. They cuddle Ere they race and scatter. Life is one long muddle. For the rest, what matter f Somehow things are made w-. Fate's a knave unruly, I am much afraid. So — Well, I love you truly. Love you night and morning-, Every blessed minute; Other wenchcR scorning. Sure, the deuce is in it !' -WANK MOHT0S. Mitigations and reliefs are provided by the merciful Author of Nature for most of the afflictions in human life. — Butler.
HORRORS OF THE AIR. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
nouKoiis ok 'iiir. .uit. One uf Ilie olijeetloiiK our men lmve to the Hun nlr cmlt-tincl they have otliei — !« in tlielr k«iiiI.v e;-loHii|f. ''J'liey tire mi ollV'iice,' wilil mie of Hie fl\-T\ eiilli'it -l(.\\u ulU'1' he Ituil vlixvctii a. Hull limt'll i»il. nl his elMM— 'iml liniiteil him tiuny. Arteti why he (mil; ( i tin1 (iennini, he wiiil : 'lle'x nut onininunl.v lUiii-dcit'iit. lli- Ik niii! or the tliiiitf, Hint unull Hie i-k.v -yellow Mini Kiei'ii wine, w lilni' iifKC, uinl u reil tuil. He iiimle me K'l mini thill 1 hail to ko after 1he HiMii -I unilU'il to kill Jl !'
PLAIN AUSTRALIAN THE UNENDING KINK. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
PLAIN AUSTRALIAN ' THE UNENDING KINK. The more intemperate section of what Is llnown as the Temperance Party has here and there been furiously inspired by the war. In America an increasing number of States goes 'dry'— which means that it is, on the whole, rather more difficult to get drunk — at any rate, on good liquor — than it used to be. In England, where restrictions were put on the production of beer for purely economic reasons, the effect was so inadequate that Mr. Lloyd George has since found it well to remove the restrictions on beer in munitions areas. But Australia, intemperately 'temperate' or what not, cannot learn by experience. And so . we have the new tilt against alcohol, The Pre mier of South Australia has had to administer a douche to a deputation. In New South Wales Mr. James Marion is writing letters pointing out that so many millions have been spent on alcoholic liquors during the war period, and on that demanding that alcohol shall be Put Down. On the whole, it...
THE WRONG CORPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
TIIK WHOSO COW'S. Tlie wiiIMiik tnilniiii; tnkcs it out nl' mmih1 nl tlie Ui,v« fii-t.li limn the trimniwrts. Mini, till the.v tltul tlnir Uv\, they a if linljlo to pi to iiirim on sonic nl tie Ioiik route niiirehes. Not llu kimlest of the iuliuflor are their own eoniiti-yiiien. One of then1, hiimlllnn' a draft of new men, wmk veiy wild with a few who I'll cut ill thi' eoin-i' of « I.Vniile hreather. One noor eliap. whose fret were more tluui tender, was Ihniiliii; nhniif 'in Hip reur. when the wr-jeifnt uddii'swil him. 'Tdiiimy,' ]ii' siiid, 'you've niiitle a mistake. You should have Joined up with Hie Flying Corp..' 'W'y ':' wan the nntunil o,ii--tk-n, '?*('!» the cluips who train with them only falls out once.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
mvljAjjX'*. manager: we must economise ? ?JjFtv^X foreman: why not instal H |\tlPi) Economical ' I I V^/^ Brilliant; I I Durable I I AUSTRALIAN GENERAL ELECTRIC COY. I I Mazda House, Corner Wentworth Avenue and Goulburn St., Sydney I I Telephone City 3510 (5 lines) I H Corner Queen & Little Collins Streets, Melbourne. 'Phone City 2646 I
FRIGHTENED—BUT GAME. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
KIlUJHTICNICD-m'T OAMK. ' Tin- aftivc life (,f a fl.vlnic ll(ihter Is iihont six months. Then the nerve heifins to (jo. . It in estimated tlitit, umler |-eace coiKlitiiiii-, no man con], I slay in' the iiir nmre tlian four hours a day for any term; Tlie iiir service \- popular with Australians— who seem Specially 'idupleil for It 4 hut Ihey, too, show the strain quickly. Tlie iiioinenl sinus of this are noticeil the men are called i'tV mill mude tn tiilic it r--st. (me of them, as^eil how he felt siImhii il, Miid : 'Oil, 1 don't know that 1 feel any more Mrsiin alter ;i R|icll in the air than I do liclWc I ko up. I'm frightened \u Oeaih nil the timu -?hut not a liii ?nfriiiil.'' ? .
THE TALK OF THE TOWN The End at Last. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
TALRor»iETCiWN qr tatler^ The End at Last. It really looks as if the strike is about to end, and I am quite sure that the Strike Defence Committee has been wise in declaring officially at an end a dispute which had ceased to have any real meaning. This has been the most disastrous strike which Australia has known, and yet it has been fought over a misunderstand ?mg and has yielded the men absolutely nothing. My commercial friends are very relieved at the prospect of immediate resumption. No one can estimate what losses have been occasioned as a result of the dispute. The Slorm. What a day it was ! I suppose everyone has stories to tell of roofs and chimneys blown off, of boats stopped and sunk, of obstructions on the railway lines, of floods and various other incidents. Sydney is a most extraordinary place.. We had the turbulent disturbance of the ele ments on Wednesday, and on Thursday morn ing a bright blue sky with the sun shining as brightly as ever. A Brilliant Politician. Sir ...
WORTH THE LOT OF THEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
?VVOirjIl Till-: LOT OK TlllvM. In one of the captured trenches tlie hoys hud si'1lh-d down in wipe -the sand and other ilehrU out of their cjis aud lake nnic in' the ciiudili'»i of the Huns who hail hccii fmilish ciiouuli to remain uller notice tn.i|iiit was M-rveil on them. On.' of the hiy lellows oliservud a little clmp of our*, sittini; with his hands gnppoi'limr a liinlly knorl;ed-,ihout head. 'Hurt 1' he n-0;od. ?'lliiiiir:.i! If 1 iidliced vim little 'mi.' 'Thill'* ill' riylil !' Mi:i|ipcil the hantam. 'I'm mcil to It. I'm liki' a sixpenie ainon^ n lot of coppers — the Biniille t coin, hut worth the bally lot !' ? ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
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BRAVE AUSTRALIAN V.C'S DECORATED BY THE KING [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
BRAVE AUSTRALIAN V.C'S DECORATED BY THE KING - - ? :^ Australians were conspicuous at the recent public Investiture at Buckingham Palace. Our pictures show (1) The King shaking hands with Captain Newlands, v.C; (2) Sergeant Whittle, V.C., D. CM.,' shaking hands with Corporal HowelJ, V.C, M.M.; (3) Group of V.C. 's (including several Australians) waiting to be decorated; (4) Private Jensen, V.C, talking with the King. — General Press Organisation HAPPY FACES OF FUTURE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN This picture was taken by the Mirror photographer at ihe Fort-street Girls' High School, Sydney, which is doing such valuable work in the cause of education Four ? hundred girls were in the group taken. ?
HATS OFF TO— [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
HATS OFF TO— The Strike Defence Committee, for recog nising the hopelessness of the t-uuggle and ?declaring the strike off. Mr. Holman, N.S.W. Premier, for his straight talk in America with regard to German New Guinea. The Stockholm Press for demanding satis laction IOr tnc injury uunc iu owcucu uy uic Luxburg disclosures. The directors and workers of the War Chest for their valuable work for the boys at the front. Lieut. W. M. McLean, the first Queensland native to obtain a V.C. The rescuers of the Nerong. (
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
THEY SAY That the Cumberland struck a mine. ♦~ ? » That the Russian revival will upset the plans fcr the Hun Winter campaign. * » « That the Government may not declare Oc tober 1 a holiday. !? « * That young Jarvle Hood is doing E°od 'work at the Sugar Refinery works. Thai some of thene days we shall be big enough to erect a crematorium. » ? » ' That the new Governor of the State is a fine sithlete, of the has-beens, and a good sportsman. That the ration supply of the interned Ger rrjuns has not been affected by the strike. * ? ? That Cranbrook is likely to be purchased by cue of our wealthiest squatters. a * ♦ That the crime records show no notable in crease for the period in which labor has been holidaying. * * ? That War Chest Day will be (as it deserves to be) one of the biggest successes of the cur lent year. » a * That the liberal employment of artillery is making for a much reduced lis-t of men killed in action. That attempts made in certain quarters to de feat the Totalisato...