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THUMBS DOWN TO— [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
THUMBS DOWN TO— The Germans who are slave-driving the un fortunates among the Belgian prisoners, and Starving them to death. The food ring, alleged to be in existence, whose object is the maintenance of famine prices for necessaries. The Huns who are bombing civilians in Lon don. , A Maude Hostel. , We hear that Cyril Maude's brother's widow keeps a hof ;1 at Cremorne. Her daughter, Lilian Maude, who studied elocution with Douglas Ancelon and Tessie Chapman, is now acting in the American movies with Mary Pick ford, Those who know her say that she would hav$ been better suited to play Grumpy's niece that! is Dorothy dimming.
LIKE A CHESTNUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
LIKE A t'HESTXl'T. One of the hoyn netids this, ami Bays be was present at the time 1 he noldicr said it: 'A dear old lady wan In the 'buf, and she looked with much pity at the poor chap who was a 1-k tihy. Khf leiinnl over i ml tapped him on the arm: 'You poor boy,' she said, 'how did you tfet wounded!' 'Shell,' replied the poor hoy, who was pretty sick of answering thai kind of enquiry half-a-dozen times a day. 'Dear, dear, sighed the old lady, did it explode)' '.N'o mum,' said the. hid, 'the blanky thine crawled up behind when 1 Wasn't lookiu' and lilt me in the pants.' ' We have, heard this our before. Hut the soldier said he was there, and claims it as IiIk yarn. And h-- might have been— and it may be.
THEIR FORTUNE MADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
THEIR. FORTUNE MADE. Two «if tlii; bo.vs were amnni; a crowd going over, )-y -uixli l).v, .mi-l un officer spoil said to them: 'I'ive' lmii for every one of the Huun you count out.' i)'urinR the wait, before, they went over, oik; -jf lads took « |Kfp and (saw Mjnie Of the tVrman i-tiriigUi opposite. 'Ttiey're there all rifilit.' he whl^peieil to 1i!f eobber, 'there munt be fitly bally tliouwuid of them.' 'Hy (Ivel wan the excited reply, our fortune's- made — at five bob a eealp,'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
|-gjy«w*»- L0VELy CAK£S AND pASTRY B Can be made with certainty and ease by using 'Feather' Self-Raising W Flour. Your grocer .stocks it in packets or bags. H Write for a free copy of the 'Feather Self-Raising Flour Cook g Book' lo D. Mitchell and Co., Ltd., 153 Clarence Street, -——X-* ? jj ^BS^^ggj^ Sydney, enclosing Id stamp for postage. g| n^mjpj?
MODES AND MEN TAXATION AND DUCHESSES. A HUMAN JUDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
MODES AND MEN i «????? ? A TAXATION AND DUCHKSBKM. By PRANK MORTON. A HUMAN JUDGE. A man came to me the other day with a pci fcctly novel scheme uf taxation reform. He said that it watt all right to tax bachelors if after due warning they proved obstinate, but he reckoned that for a start there ou^ht to be a 'thumping big tax on all the predatory classes.' for myseii, 1 could never under stand this terrible bias some men have against lawyers and professional moralists. 1 believe that a man may be a lawyer and still serve God, in hits leisure or on his annual holiday. Many lawyers, otherwise, are quite human, and I once knew a judge in Queensland whotc lan guage was so wonderful when he was roused or clad that the toughest bullockics have been, known to take off their hats to him. NOT PARTICULAR. And there is a sense in which we arc all predatory; which is to say that when we want a thing we are not altogether particular how we get it. It is true that some lawyers are bad men; but th...
THE SHADOW. Will H. Ogilvie. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
THE SHADOW. Will H/ Ogilvie. ? \ (link form tii mid tin .w.ijvil M.iily. a-- to music full of rcM, hint li-\v. l-ciu lower : Mill, I did not know. Ami tlien at la-l I )!iie««eil. And through the niuht iiinie a'l oh! lueinwic- ll.-el.i;ii'. White ineinoiieH like the miiuvII.iUi^ muhiiI me uhir.Y.':. AH'h well, I slid, the nuuliei''- Mill i-il Ii'cMiik Tlic cradles of the weihl.
LOVE OF COUNTRY. Roderic Quinn. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
LOVE OF COUNTRY. Roderic Quinn. Tin; love tli.it, ivy-lik.\ 'ami aniiciit hir.l dc.ili i-iu :-Mi It giuwH net in a il.i\ , uur in a v.'ar dtitli ptu'-h. Hut Jilt If. ln'f l.y li-iil. It creeps ii|.-njf the walls, anil \vn-.ilin~ ll.r r.n.ipi;ri! luniry. 'J'lie Min, tlmi V'ives it Mmiiith- it is a muii n\ uT.-rv; '?'In; ili'W, ;i people1* mid.
FACE IT ! J. L. Brereton [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
FACE IT ! J. L. BreretOA Von inti-l face the kciut.iI fne-n plum, in |.uli- -md unm; if Aon Hindi at lii« clair li.- I] liwv, iinil call..* .-'':? s! length t-- him; ]-nt .voiii- pi.wer will ri-e if y,,,i laimh in hK ,;.,-, ,,nd away in a mi.il he'll Mvini.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
HEAD OFFICE ^P*1*^ BYPNKY. r??™! General Banking: Business pMi?.i Cities mnd Towm of Au«tr«lla, London, Tltlworth (Salisbury Plain), and Rabaul. CibU reiultUneea made to. and drufto drawn on foreign pieces direct. Forein I Mil negotiate) and collected. Lcltrrt of credit Inutd to any part of '.hr world. Banking and EJfcMiiffe DuiWia of fverr description transacted within the Common. wraith, Unltfd Kingdom and abroad. Current accounts tiprntd. lnttrt t paid on ?ltd drpotllt, Advance! made ojfOlnst approved securitlra. Savings Bank Department 1t Minimum At nil Brnnphoj, nnd ovor lllV*^fi..!U 3% 1/- Dopcmit 26OO Affenfcloo at Po»t Office* P-sr wH2HI?« *ouu in AUatratia and Papua. up to £300 INTEnSTATE and INTKHNATIONAL Baring! Hunk Facilities. ! JiUEa «KL1.. DipotT Oor.rn.r. Jum, JPIO DKNIPON MILLS*, Inonmj ?'pMMBHHaHngBa^^ ™ - -* — -~ — ---^ For War Purposes only- 1 A DEPOSIT OF B 17 S will purchase a Certificate for £1 B £* 7 6 „ „ £5 K £8 IS O „ h £K- K £43 15 O „ M £50 | £87 10 O „ ...
THE ART OF HOME BAKING [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
THE ART OF HOME BAKING The art of home baking is greatly simplified by the use of 'Feather' (Self-raising Flour) obtainable from all grocers in packets and bags. Australian women who aim at the best results, and at economy in ' their household bills, should make a point of asking their grocers for 'Feather,' which contains the best and purest ingredients only. A free copy of the 'Feather Self-raising Flour Cook Book' will be sent on request by D.. Mitchell and Co. Ltd.. 153 Clarence-street, Sydney. Kindly mention The Mirror.
IS KITCHENER ALIVE? AUSTRALIAN SOLDIER'S THEORY THE FATAL MISSION TO RUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
is ..Kitchener alive? AUSTRALIAN SOLDIER'S THEORY THE FATAL MISSION TO RUSSIA. An Australian non.-com. (W. K, Willis), writing after the Bullecourt battle to his brother, a member of the staff of this paper, has something to say about the late Lord Kit chener. . 'All sorts of rumors,' he writes, 'were in circulation, and many people are still convinced that the matter was hu'Shed up, and that the greatest Englishman still lives. Kitchener, with all his great popularity with the people, pos sessed some bitter enemies higher up, and critics who never missed a chance to make public anything to his detriment. When it was decided that the great soldier should go to Retrograd upon that disastrous mission, he in vited all his critics out into the open to meet him. He met them in secret, and, though very little is known as to what happened, it is under stood that at the conclusion of a discussion on matters of national importance his mission to Russia and the objects of his journey were giv...
FORGOTTEN GEMS FROM AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
FORGOTTEN GEMS FROM AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS. The selected Gem for which readers are in vited to search this week may not be difficult to place. The prize of 2/6 will be sent the reader whose letter, giving the name of the writer of the lines, is first opened : — 0, twilight tad, with wUin.il o.u-s roioi'c In rulli nt'idii , to me Tile tliudow of tlie pence tlml lie* beyond lliu purple M.a. The winner of last week's Forgotten Gem is Keith, Gamack, Elbow-street, West Kempsey, who receives the 2/6 prize. The selection was from Words, by Charles Harpur. Correct solu tions were also received from D. Cooke (Chats wood), P. Nicol (Gore Hill), L Cash (Woll stonecraft), C. Clemens 'Haberfield), M. Hunt (Stockton), Mrs. Gray (Petersham), M, Thomp son (Chatswood), X. Browne (Habcrficld), F. Bowry (Chatswood), and E. Geoghan (Aicrc wether). Our other selections this week are :— - HER STAR. Ethel Turner. .... 'I wntoli it i-vwy iiialit,' -ilii' paid, and rrept within m.v mm. Soft little still'. I wM...
NEWS FROM ALL SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
NEWS FROM AL1L SOURCES. Madge Evans, in The Little Duchess, a five part World drama, will be screened all the week, commencing Monday next, at the Em press Theatre, supplementing the Fox feature, Tangled Lives, in which Genevive Hamper ap oppears. Enid Bennett and Margery Wilson appear the leading roles of The Mother Instinct, a five act Triangle drama of the sacrifice of a young girl to have the honor of her home, which will be screened all the week at the Grand Theatre, commencing Monday. The faguar's Claws, the five-act Lasky feature starring Sessue Hayawaka, the Japanese Irving, will be presented at the King's Cross Theatre for three nights commencing Monday. The Scarlet Runner and a L-ko comedy are addi tional attractions. Trilby, Clara Kimball Young's latest production, will head the pro gramme commencing Thursday, supplemented by the Keystone comedy, Skidding Hearts, and Bairnsfather Cartoons. Charlie Chaplin in Easy-street will be seen at a special attraction at the King's C...
At the Movies A New Company. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
At the Movies A New Company. Everybody's doing it, so why not Bessie Bairiscale ? She is the latest artiste to form her own. company, which she has named the Paralta Pictures, and intends to film a series of Saturday , Evening Post stories. Warren Ktrrigan is releasing .his new productions through the same concern, but will not be seen. in any new one,s for some time, owing to a broken leg, which keeps him at Santa Barbara Hospital. The accident was caused through a fall from his horse ; but the break is knitting ratisfactorily. Kerrigan says he must follow the fashion, and knit something. Enid Bennetfs Progress. American motion-picture producers saw the promise given by Enid Bennett of developing intc a first-rate cinema star, so they didn't roind how much material they wasted in-giving her a try-out. In her first two efforts sixty thousand feet of film were thrown into the dis card', but now she has the reputation of spoil ing less than, any other actress] ', :';Enid is all out fo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
'BIFF' Makes Walking * Comfort and Joy i^- ? S5?F Economy \ / ^ Tender Feet, Sore Feet, Swollen Feet, Corns, Chilblains, relieved without delay. New Foot Medicine Quickly Banishes all Foot ' Ailments. 'BIFF' is a scientific compound which draws oot all iwsonous matter from the pores of the skin, leaving the skin in a perfectly healthy condition, to perform its natural functions, this unique compound will render the feet sweet and antiseptic EXTRACTS from Unsolicited Letter* 'Before using 'BIFF' I could scarcely walk, now I can nearly run,'-Mr. E. R., Victoria. 'I have been using 'BIFF1 for chilblains on my feel, and have found great relief.'— ? ?r-Ir-T-,. M'SS A'K'. N.S.W. BIFF can be obtained throuKh all chemists and Mores from the wholesale houses, or post f ice direct from the manufacturers. Price Is. 6d per box. large size (three times the quantity) 4s. THE BIFF MANUFACTURING CO 114a PITT STREET - - SYDNEY
RUSHING RUPERT. THE RECKLESS REPORTER [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
RUSHING RUPERT. THE RECKLESS REPORTER j. — 'Tce-hee ! I'm safe here from the atten tions of you pestering Press chaps !' tootled Swanker, as Kupei-t drifted up. Swanker was in the water, and Rupert, not being able to get at him, was in a fix. But Rupert gene rally does get there, eh ? 2. — 'Righto !' he v.-uffeci, as he saw a saucy Eaw near-by. 'Mcthinks I'll sav the top off thir. tree, just to keep myself fi:. I don't Ihink ! Incidentally, those upper branches [Mve me n nosh.' ?o Pupert ? 3. — Got busy, and, having sawed off the top of the tree, shoved it over into the wetness, so that it completely covered Swanker's nap pcr, and he- was properly caged before he knew what was in the wind. And ? 4. — Then Rupert out with his notebook, and, getting on top of the cage, was able to put put Swanker through it. 'Now then, old sport,' tootled he, 'covgh up the following parties. !' And Swanker coughed them up like a lamb.