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The Talk of Sydney A Great Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
[?] ... - ||B|| BHf ^TATTE^ES*. ** - «^ : A Great Meeting.. I was present at the great recruiting meeting at the Town Hall last Monday. ?It was certainly ono of the best meetings (Which I have attended in Sydney from the point of view of the high level of the speeches and the unanimity of spirit HirHch animated It. But I could not help feeling, as I looked round and saw row after row of women and old men, that lha , immediate, practical character of the meeting lost much of its effectiveness. 'A meeting for men under 45 only, would have been more to the point ? A ? The Governor-General was In good form and good voice. Reading (or rather listening) through the lines of his speech, littlo room- for doubt was left as to -where his Excellency Blood on the question of compulsory military service. Thls-waB, Indeed, one of the matters on which ho ? differed from moat of his fellow-Liberals | in the House of Commons. Sir 'Ronald, however, Btruck the right, as well as the ' common-sense note...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
MADE ENTIKELY KY AIISTIALIAN LABOR ;N0; GERMANS IN ANY 'WAY ' CONNECTED WITH THE BREWERY ©R ITS MANAGEMENT. * . ) claim that FOSTER'S is the only Aostraliau Lager which is brewed that has no connection with ?Germans— either naturalised or mraataralisedL It's a National Drink and a National Sentiment that Prompts Australians to Driolc Iff.
DO YOU TAKE MUSTARD? Under the Plate. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
DO YOU TAKE MUSTARD? By 'THE MAD MULLAH.'' Under the Plate. It seems probable that official recog nition of the tipping- of marin6 stewards on the Australian coastal services will in the near future bo done away. Tho stewards are asking the Arbitration Court for a~h award giving them on increased wage and abolishing tipping. This will doubtless be all to the good for the b tow- ards. There are certain big hotels and restaurants in London whero big notices are prominently displayed which state lnstanUy dlsmleacd. A strange custom has grown up at theso establishments -which makes It csaenUa) for stewards to Invariably look under, tho plato ol % de parting: patron. ? , ???,'..-:? Glngr Hot the Australian steward, . 'Who planes bur' deck cbalra to IeetrorO, Hell bring us our sonp,- . ?- ? . Keep hla eyes off tho T-oop,' . .' And he scorns to take tips, Sana that steward. ' , .'??'?? , '? ? ? » ? 'Th» Burglc-Colored Butler.' Hash McCrae^ tbb gifted author of the 'Burele-Colorod Butler' w...
MANLY IN MINATURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
MANLY IN MtlNATURE. The- present Is an' age of novelties. .This IS very noticeable .in - the window dressing art. Probably' the most original novelty of the kind at present on view- is that ehown at Lowo's in George-street. The window- is transformed Into 'Manly Inc Miniature.' Here the grown-ups tind -their* charges aro-seon disparting thein-1 selves, on. the fascinating shores, of the bl.qe JPacifip. - Tbe .Vlllagu scene is crcat-J ing * . groat . deal of attention, and is) viewed by thousands* dailj 1
AT THE KEYBOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
at nm keyboard;1 ?y ' SEMl-QftrarjER.' ' Where grlplnge grefes tho hart would woundc, And dolofuilo dump3 tho myndo dppre»so. There muslcke with her silver sound , WHU Bpedo is wont to send redresse: Of troubled mynda, in every uoro, -.' ? ? ? -? *? Swete muslcko hntho a salve in store. (Hichard BdwardB, ' The Paradlaa of Dainty Devices,' JB2S-1C66). ' ? Boethovsn In Drama. - * - Mr. David Blspham, tho colebrated baTi- . - ?. tone, is appearing in a New York mua|cal . .: drama Illustrating tbe life of Beethoven. -. . Miss Marie Nardlle and her daughter are - assisting him. '? ? .??'?? ? ? ?????..??. M. Henry Bracey's son Philip is at pre Bfint in Graylingwell Hospital at Chtchts ter, London, sutfering from a serious .. ? , wound In ono of his toga. His intention 1b, as soon as he is 'wall enough, to' return to tbe firing line. ' o ?_ .?? Madame a rob Ins . gare a. Iootnre pro gr«mme In Melbourne recently at the Austral Salon, at which some Russian and Flench sonsm were sunff ._by Mr...
NOTES ON SPRING RACING. Carlita's Good Form [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
pSOlES ' ON- SPRING' '' RACING. - By ' MABP1.0T.' SCarlita'o Good Form* Bf Cwlita's great Win In the Randwtck ffiPlat* |ias brought th« daughter ot Charle Staineito IT. ana Courormo into great pro pnlnenco for the Melbourne Cup. Bho won fporo *nd to end, and really beat pointless Mho wcJght-for-eire horses opposed to her, mn4 In clinking good time. Carllta's ro fflporfrto date. Is an attractive one, as,t-e- raaldcif a number of good placed perfor S&imncPB, slio has won the V.R.C. Novem $toer Nursery; the A.J.C. EuBter Stakes, Ibio Hosehlll Guinea*, tho Granthnm felHStes, tho V.R.C. Derby, tho Oaks, the fchwnplon Stakes, and. now tho Randwlck ifcalw.. Tim hnv mnra In a fine stayer, and BiUn 8st. Gib. In tho saddle It is evident Jfher chance must bo treated with great ift-oBDCet. ffi - * '* pWnother Cup Candidate, || A , shrewd Judge of raolng, who has WaUaived tho «anio for many years, tells ffind '|lhat hla selection for tho Melbourne KnpupAii Canzone. Obviously, ho wofl mam...
ACROSS AUSTRALIA—IN THE TRACK OF BURKE AND WILLS. (All Rights Reserved). HEADING NORTH-EAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
' ACROSS AUSTRAIM~IF( TIE TRA€K OF BURKE AND WILLS. By FRANCIS' BIRTLiB8' (AH Rights Reserved). Photographs by arrangement with' KODAK * . (Australasia) LTD. ?--'«????'? ? J 1 .^ .'..HEADING NOR'-EAST.' .Xeavlnk-tliB haunts of these aboriginal nomads of the. desert, I headed nor^-east for. Innomlnclcn. 'On the way I ehV countered heavy.s.andhllls and severe dust 0 storms of great violence. All the exposed JPOrtiOBB of my,.;fftce.und.hnnda bled from the never-ceasing; friction of wind-blown gravel. In this ;dry atmosphere my finger nails pecarn.e,brU.tle, my lips cracked, ana 1 the. woodwork; of-iinycamerus shrank'and ejmc.;., ,. .- - ? ?--,„- . ;? ... .... -Tired and : itnocKed-up, a week later. I came out on to /tho great stony plains' — Sturt's Stony Desert Blood-red was the predominating ? color below; overhead thoro was a blue sky, flecked with wlnd Wown 'mare's tail' clouds. k . A fishing scene: Spearing salmon. I y an Inquisitive .kangaroo. I ' In tho .crevigeB; between the bo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
S;--:-;yji*&$ViU&.$ OWN The Medicine Ifoy reqtaire for tlioao WEAK NERVES — that TIRED BRAIN— that EXHAUSTED BODY I is the one great well-tried and I proven Remedy 1 : :.?i ~. Thousands i of people all over Australia swear by it who hare ''been cured permanently o? Insomnia, Nervous Breakdown, (Boii ? : stipatio'n, Poor Appetite, Nervous Headache, Sick Headache, Neuralgia of the Facial Nerves, Sluggish Liver, Anaemia, and Weakness. . _ . ? . . . . m . . . ^ . All Onemists and Stores Sell, it GET IT AND HEALTH AT THE SAMeIhMB. . .'.; ... '' . .IX. NEVER PAILS.'' .- ? ?, ' ;: ' A Dose at Bedtime will make you sleep as sweetly as a little child. . ' I
"SOCCER" CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
'S000EE' CONFERENCE, -The 'soccer', season ended in Sydney on October 9, when ? Pyrmont won tho State Junior Championship (Richardson Cup) from Balmain Juniors, after the teams had played three drawn games. The annual Australian Conference should be held at Hobart at Christmas, but the Nevt^ South Wales Association is asking for a mail vote of the various bodies re garding its abandonment.
THE CRICKET WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
THE CRICKET WORLD. The cricket season has Btarted, but great trouble has boon experienced by the grade committee in drawing up the pro gramme, which ' has had to be revised several times owlnu to teams dropping out The latest defection 1b Central Cumberland. The allocation of grounds was the chief cause of worry. w v w End of Ptrtt Round. Many prominent names are missing from the list of teams taking part In the Sydney grade matches. - Poor Victor Trumper is no more, and A. D. Cotter, C. Kellewoy, H. U Collins, Dr. R. B. Mlnnett, Dr. E. P. Harbour, Dr. N. M. Gregg, Dr. C. J. i'bzer, R. J. A. Masslc, and j. A. Randeil, among other** have gone to tho frcut. In the circumstances, It cannot bo expected that tho standard of play will bo as high as formerly. MR. M. H. MARSH, President of the N.S.VV. Lawn Tennis Association and Singles Champion of . tho State. Tha Centuriant. ? ' , : ' Two centuries were mado In the first round — 1E4 by Taylor' for Petersham v. Sydney, and 106 by ^orsabcrg...
THE SPORTSMEN'S BATTALION. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
TEE SPORTSMENn'S BATTALION. When the formation of a sportsmen's battalion was mooted, It was the wish of tho organising committee, and ot tho vol unteers themselves, that the men be kept THE LATE MR. GEORGE UPWARD, who died recently at the age of 60 years. Mr. Upward was an enthuti astto rowing man, and was prominent in rowing circles both in Victoria and Now South Wales. tqpether. However, tho responsible au thorities did not carry this out, the men being sent to various camps. This was hardly fair to the sportsmen, who started an agitation, which, after tho removal of red-tape difficulties, has resulted in a decision that tho whole battalion will be trained at Liverpool.
THE BASEBALL SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
THE BASEBALL SEASON. The Summer baseball season was opened by the National League'last week. Secretary Alan Beach had everything In apple-plo order, and the Innovation was an unqualified . success.: The three first grade matches were won by Lelchhardt (10-9, against St. George), Sydney (8-8, against Lolchhhnrdt Blue Sox), and Wav erley (7-8, -against Petersham). 'Jimmy' Clabby, the famous- American boxer, played for Waverley, and. 'argued the point' when the - umpire gave him out 'batted out of the box.'
BOXING. World's Middleweight Championship. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 17 October 1915
BOXING. World'* Middleweight Champloruhip. la successfully defending his title to the world's middleweight championship, Lea. Darcy convinced Fred. Dyer, tho challenger, that he is easily his master. From tho time the men shook bands un til the towel fluttered from Dyer's cor ner, the spectators were treated to a won-* derfut display of two-handed boxing by Daroy, who la ft genius In the art. Be sides nis snare in me gaie, juarcy won £200 from Dyer, who took the odds ot 8 to 8. In thlo be showed rank bad judgment; as be was giving away Ollbs, to one of the strongest boxers who ever donned a glove. - ? ? ? ? '.' Dak-ey v. Clabby. * The next contest for the world's middle weight title win- take pluce on .Saturday nest at Itushcutter Hay Stadium, when Darcy and Clabby will meet. So fa* ? Darcy has defeated mldillewelirhts of all - styles, such as HcQoorty, Murray; King:, Dyer, Jeff Smith, and Fritz Holluml. Thla ? will be bis first tilt at Clabby ? ? . ? ? Some of the Sydney critics wi...