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THE CAPTAIN'S ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
THE CAPTAIN'S ADVICE In another five seconds Captain Branksome hod set his visitors at their ease. He was a man of many accomplishments, and, despite a certain breeziness and loudness in his voice, bred of much hailing the masthead on stormy nights, he was undoubtedly a gentleman. wei] nave some refreshments,' he remark ed, ringing for the steward. 'But as I dare say these boys arc itching to see their own quar ters, we might as well put them out of their misery. Steward, ask Mr. Seymour to step this way.' The second mate had absented himself as Boon as he was satisfied that the visitors were properly cared for. Now, however, he re appeared. 'Before you go, boys, I'd like to say one or two things to you,' remarked the captain. 'In some respects this ship is like a school, but primarily it is a ship, and governed as such. I insist on firm discipline. Ordinary larking I don't mind; practical joking isn't vetoed so long as it is not malicious. But I will not have shirking; each boy mus...
HOW TO MAKE A CAMP FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
IHIW TO JIAKK A CA.M1' KIKK.' 1 Jt-H In tin.- lire vvilli :i few miiuII twig, or dry wood, li«li 1 1 \- piled lu^rtlsfi' civcr a lillle hi ra w or p.ipcr tu ignite it. Abom this pile lillle. Micks Ipunlng together, l.yramid-wi-e. mitl above llii* bigf-cr sticks amingcd iu 111' sure milliner. \\ lion (lie tin- I- well alight, mid hlill liiisger MirUs mill, dually, Jugs of wood. ?I'm- n cooking lire it is ini|iorluiit tn act plenty (if n d-liot wood u-lu-s.' To olitiiiu this place three iurge logs mi the ground, t4,ir--liapcd, with their cud', in Hie cciilic of the tire. As the Io^k burn away, push them t iiw sinlst llii- centre. 'J'his not only Uvps up t lit- supply hi w-lu-. lini make- a the with little (tuiiie or Miiuke -ail ii. portiiiit |'.iiiii lur the cook. Willie : 'Kiit her. ii imiii i- it Imcl-clnr imlil he nets n:airicd, isn't lie ':' il''iillior : 'Ye-, my son.' Willie : 'And whin dm-, ho e:ill liinii-eli alterwards V' I'all'er : 'M wouldn't like In tell von, mv -on '
A PAGE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
A Pa$e for ^foung) People Dear Boys and Girls, — The Editor tells me !hat he has commenced this week a series of photographs of pupils of some of the princi pal schools in the country. It is a very inter esting photograph of girls at the famous Fort street Girls' Hifih School, and I hope every one 01 tne smiling taces will iind it possible to con- | tinue their smile and retain the happiness with I which evidently they are going through their j school life, throughout the whole of their careers. 1 came across, the other day, an example how everybody, however young, can be kind to the soldiers v.'ho are returning from the front in such large numbers. One of them lost his eyes in one of the terrible battles in France, and lost '? his way. A little girl who saw him groping ' along with a stick went up to him and found j out that he wanted to go somewhere, but had | lost his bearings. Although she was only ten years old, she took him by the arm, and went quite a long distance to his des...
THIS "CAPS" EVERYTHING HOW SNATCHER DID THE TRICK. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
THIS 'CAPS' EVERYTHING HOW SNATCHER DID THE TRICK. 1. Snatcher thought he was going to Co tlic has trick with the three small rodents, Im t:ic/ took cover in the punctured outer tyre cover — 2. Then Snatcher snatched up his master's biain cover and ran off with it. The boss natu rally gave chase on his bike — 3. V.H_\ va-- r!' part of Snatcher's tralny pian for fiattenir.s oi:t thore aarcy mice. And sp he diJ the hat triclc, altir a'J.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
?— PUNCHING BALLS'-'' W* earrr a *Ho rant* Including tb« fatso ua RKAOH Mnll*. A fow ulnutei each flay at Ball-Punching will ktop you lu good condition. JB ' lji uilLU'wnf Army, Birluelnt null, regulation cite, tuft leather, light tnilte, fu-ttELuXXIa for fart wori ? 7/0, 10/fl #*W|fTi 'B«»ch' Army, Swinging Ball, regulation »U». lln« leather, Bl I I WSffiS^ P vtnyed (oama, Tory fast ? 8/O, 13/0, 10/0 Bl JLlMsiiffl'ir 'Boacb,' Army. Swinging Bull, regulation slr.o, flneit nipo 9 m'Wrw leather, wrllcd and itayed. Very fast and ltrely .. .. HI r^i/Sr ? 18/8. 88/., 8D/., 30/-, 35/-. Ill Jr-MttL^W. ? 'notch' Army, rxtra light FrofeiBlonal Swinging Ball, ipcol m ''^nHFl&s/ \ ally designed for fait work, guaranteed durauln und por Mil W*aBm \ \ f*»t shape; mad* of highest quality brown mocha lild. iV/^JiJ — The flneit made ? «/- M V^iSw Expert, -JouW«-rnd Ball, medium site, ruhber cord for floor, HI W?W 'd rot-e tor celllue ? */0- 13/c- /m ffl /Sffll Expert, double-end. Ball, regu...
THE WAYBACKS AT HOME HEAD TILLS FIL[?]ST. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
[?] A fljalnm BJlH IllliBifflmtlafti JBi nllifLffilflllf' mSSt^^ 5Y ftENRY fLETCHEP - HK.VD THIS WIST. On » irrtain wm-lilti^-iluy, ilcMini'il lii'i)v-fur!li \n marie im ?iKiili. Vuruli June Wu.vhii'k, fitting uii tliu cdise of \\- wiiKliliib u\, the. imr of t lie liirnilu'iiM.1 at DIiiijo Mat, toi1 in 11 h.vilm'.v in.'W*p;i|Kr, tlmt luiJ come \vra|-l-eil Mound tlio M.np, an advcrllH'imnt ciii|iiiriii|r for lioani mii) iwlilcure in tiiv but!i lor ii gentli-num ami li'» two *im«t«. *nr.ili .liino was on tiro with a liwat itkii tit i,ihi', iiml, lit r riitliii'iann proving infect iorx, t-liu wm jiiiii* i-j iirsuiiiii1 .muiiiv, iniu*, aim tiiu wmue lawny iiih; liny infill to reply 10 tlio udveri lament, us it im-mit I'lrin.v uf H'mI ruinpiiiij'—ii ratlwr n-iirui commodity m Jtui'liu— iiiKl, iinlilriitally, Kline wtkuinc teddy vntU. Ho i;n .iiimv'T \\,ik snit , 11 ml in t lit* coui-c ut ai I-'\v ilu.vs, .Mr. Jldiarp I'liiin lioliichty, Hjtni'tliiiiK in tlio -ity, :ic i'iiiii|i«nici| ti....
PIGS AND PIGEONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
?'li PIGS AND PIGEONS. v 'Miss Wayback,' Palmira whispered very 7$ Foftly, 'How is it all the little pigs have such :M~ sweet little curls in their tails ? Do you put il' them in fringe pins or curl papers ?'' | ''And that's a bacon pig ! Is it really ? It I looks just like the others. But I understand. (?? 1 see — all his iood is mixed up. That s what I makes him streaky, doesn't it now ? i 'Horace, dear, come and see the streaky bacon pig, and I'll tell you how he does it.' Ernestine, busy sucking some lollies that Tilly had given her, had lingered behind her 6ister, and Rube saw his opportunity. It had been impressed upon him by his mother that he trust make friends with the little stranger, so, like a good boy, he started to follow instruc tions. 'Hulloh, Fatty I How yer poppin' up ?'' 'I'm not fatty ? Go away, you nasty, rude toy ! My name's Miss Ernestine Maud Go f.ighly— so there ?' 'How der ycr spell it ?' j 'I won't tell you, you nasty, rude boy.' i 'Give me some o' yer lol...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
- - 9 l'l'ink'd ami |MililM:i-.| b.v Clamle Cur.hiii Crvliri ,,i Kflrlle, I'oiil-.ivil-Mirct, Hon.li, f()l. i|lt. -.?].,- '\. w,. liaprr Company, l,iini(-»|. « ||,t, ,.,,i ,, ,, '(| (VnnpiMiy, 1M13S fii'tli'ivJali-Miirl, m.I:ic\ HMi'iu Iilt 22. l'.flT. ' ''
YOUNG AUSTRALIA BUILDING UP SINEW AND MUSCLE FOR THE FUTURE [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
YOUNG AUSTRALIA BUILDING UP SINEW AND MUSCLE FOR THE FUTURE 2!S ft^^ Women's Hockey Association Sports meet. 6V S1Bhv.S£h?0l- Sytney Pirls'.HiSh School, Double Bay Girls' School, and Ravenswood Girll* School^ r^(H r HiL? ^f;^ ^ -aT ™letingf representing Fort °f ue ^ Jump championship at 5ft 6in at the School Sports, Cricket Ground? last Satu? da v ? M? F W r'ar ?«'IS 'q 5 th» Armidale School (left inset), winner of the 100, 220, 440 yards and mi,e championships at the Public School Sports. ^^SS&U'in^uSSk ? (t ^V^^SS^^'^ gSSf ' SUCCESSFUL SYDNEY FETE IN AID OF THE A.M.C. ? ''??? i .. . ? ? ? ? ? ? ?'? Stuart and Mrs. James. ' A' U' F' James- talking*to Lady Anderson
HE WANTED THE BROOM, BUT UNCLE MADE A CLEAN "SWEEP" OF HIM ! [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
HE WANTED THE BROOM, BUT UNCLE MADE A CLEAN 'SWEEP' OF HIM ! 1. -1Tut, tut !' tootled Uncle Ucti. ?'i'hal'a the third broom I've had stolen this week. 1 must put a stop to it, or I shall be ruined before I Ret the house .swept down, if riot sooner.' 2. Accprdingly he artfully fixed a broom-head o/i to the hose pipe. Along came the broom-hunter in s-carch of more booty. ''Aha !' he chortled. 'Here's another sweeper for me ! ' But as he grabbed it ? 13. Uncle suddenly turned the tap on. Great snakes, what a shock ! Worse than when the playful mule stroked him on the pinny last Autumn. Anyway, he won't go broam hunting again — not ac Uncle Ben's, anyhow !
SONS OF THE SEA READ THIS FIRST. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
V J v\ IIJAn J D7Capt1baniv14 Sha^/ iu:ad this rmvr. Ill 1lu- first I'liur, Iki.vk, yon will Uu will to set lnft WH'Is'f Minor, if pcshililt', iiml iviid tliih Mm}' from the ivinmi-jii' mi'iit. It iy tuo (toutl to wi's ho much as a line, C'.V one ilui|iU-r lm« Imtii |iulill*heil hi Jur, mul in tluit we luivc tlii' n.in. in' tin- lino. Hiiit.v JjvnyUm w«k u mil boy, Hi' wiis jw inin'hivvoiiv a« a monkey, mill u pooil dcul trickier. II l hi] o was jMiytuiiig ilnliiK Unit lOioitlu not In1 Ui'iiifTi Hatty was in it. Ik1 him worn out i-vore« of m-Iioo! «iiir«— w1 they luiil Vn'cii \uiru oui on liiin— tin- piOiit'imin IiiiU Icrtmcd liim, mul Its fiitlit'C luiil tir.iti 0 liim b.tdly to try au-l nuiKc lilm iH'ttcr. lint lit wus torn mi- and Unit was all theriy Mils 1' it. lit* u.ik unhappy, t'.\t'r|it whin in (rouble ; imU mi tlic records i4 IiIk iloliifcn lio whs nut nlun unhappy. Ills iimbllion was to go to mil Jli' hail the Men ll.o Hie nl n Millor was wlml it is said, in smiif nf tl:i-...
I DIDN'T EXPECT A SPECTRE !" SAID THE SCHOOL INSPECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
'I DIDN'T EXPECT A SPECTRE ! ' SAID THE SCHOOL INSPECTOR. 1. 'Oh. golly, here comes th; rchool a'.irn.-'aiKi: iispe.tor, and ac I've oliyei tl:e Vr.iar.? all tin v.-cr': \ i .-.-?» r'~r~ him' oR' somehiw,' v.uf-cd Willie Wag. 'But Dow can it l-e c'id ? Ah, I have it !' I 2. 'That old mole, vi'h his napper over the fence, gives me a nutty nosh. I'll just |)op underneath, and give the old Johnny a shock. My word, won't he have forty fits ? Hero goes !' 3. So the artiul young monke1/ did so, and when that schooi insprctor amb'ed ro:-nr! ;nto view, what a scare ho K2t ! eYs, -he got r.v.ch a wobbl'ng of the kners that hs Qitln t c/zn stop !o kiss an:l say goorf-bvc .'
COUNTRY GOSSIP NEWS FROM ALL SOURCES Adelong Boy Politicians. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 22 September 1917
COUNTRY GOSSIP ? ? ' -t- ? — ? NEWS FROM ALL SOURCES By HAYSEED. Adolony Boy Politicians. In Adelohg Court. last Wednesday, W. Has :,ctt (16) and M. Roche (19) were charged with having wagered on the last State election by betting a £5 note on the result of the local con test. The wager was with another youth (Donovan), who lost, and paid, and sub sequently consulted the police as to the means by which he could get his money back. He was referred to the Crown Solicitor, and the pro secution was ordered. The boys were fined £5 each, but the presiding' magistiate indicated that representations might result in the reduc tion or remission of the penalty. When Gulgong -Vas on Gold. Mr. C, R. Young, who died last week in Syd ney, was one of the big men in the days when Gulgong was on gold, and the population of the diggings was over 30,000. When the gold fever abated, and the inevitable slump came, he car ried on to good profit till about twelve years ago, when he transferred to Sydney to...