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AUSTRALIA MAKING SHELLS FOR THE GREAT STRUGGLE IN EUROPE. GERMAN SPIES IN THE LANDS OFFICE. THEFT OF NAVAL CHARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
AUSTRALIA MAKING ?' SHELLS FOR THE GREAT STRUGGLE IN EOEOPE. I GERMAN SPIES' IN THE LANDSJFFICE. ? THEFT OF NAVAL CHARTS. (Special to 'The Mirror.') Before the Australian Fleet 'was in being thero were oil the Australian station in 1902, among other ships, several that were solely use-l t or liydrographic survey. These sloops would at times be many months away from Sydney, and upon returning would have to undergo extensive refitting, Tiie officers would then have to complete their, surveys, 'fhe N.S.W. Government allowed the Adv. miralty the use of' a certain room for this purpose at the Iiands Department. The Admiralty never leaves anything tov chance, BBd through their naval and military intelli gence Bystonis they learnt that at anyrate there wore two Germans employed at the Lands Department. Other men of foreign . nationality 'fvere noted. ? _ . In the I-aiuls Department was on ex-military officer, who. frora time to time forwarded te the authorities any Information that may hav...
HOW A BRITISH MIDSHIPMAN WON THE VICTORIA CROSS AT GALLIPOLI LANDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
ft®W:S W THE VICTORIA- CROSS 'At'GALLIPOLI LAMPING. ?? ' Lcf ;Nirf?i«fr' rtoiy of -. i ? j*)Jo?ii«mMhStf thai- of ' J * Midshipman Drewry'* , ' » exp|o'it.jin.'th8'-,,Dar.- ? '-;- 'pantiles' hns ' boen , v.1J»rJ«iV...\.Not-' y»* ? jtwenty-one, '.Drewry, - who - was born in West Ham, London, 'received tho V.C. for iextfaordir)ary brav ery during the tand - 'ing of 'the troop* in . Oolllpoli. , - An eye-witneo*, de --. Boribir.g-.tlto * horoio Je»d, *ays: 'Orswry ?was given' the chacgo 'of a hopper at 6 a.m. ~in-.the i morning, .'to , ' .s'isilt 'tho-Iandirtg of ? ?men from the trans* c jpbrt River Clyde.' Ha 'steered straight' to- ' '.?wards Cs'pe/ Hclles, - ?onH fn^it few. minutes ' ? ' I 'tho bombardment be gan.. '? ' ',' ? i . ??.'Straight into* tho - - »*cerie- .[fast battle - .'ships with* their 12 irtr.h'giins roaring, tho ? ' hopper went. ' ? -T 'Wo were half a , ' j mile ''from the' fceach, ? 'and wore iold''not, ' ? yet? 's'o we ? took a' ' r turn roiind twtf'ihips. '-. 'At'...
HOLDSWORTHY CAMP. ANOTHER MEDICAL SCANDAL [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
? H0LDSW0R1HY CAMP. ANOTHER MEDICAL SCAHDAL (Special to 'The. Mirror.') Judging by reports which have reached us tbc couditioiiB obtaining at HoldswoHhy Camp in many respoets are profoundly un satisfactory, and this is specially trno of the medical organisation. .The exposure with regard to Liverpool Camp does not seem to have had its full effect on the authorities. A case has come under our notice which, if typical of the state of affaire generally, constitutes a grave public scandal. It re veals the management as inefficient, doctors as neglectful, and the provision of food as '. altogether inadequate. Last week a private was stricken with influenza. ' He had been fighting to- keep on his feet for several, days, and in the end collapsed while on parade. . The lieutenant1 in charge of his company ordered his removal to the hospital, where he was admitted. That was on the Tuesday. No medical officer saw him that day, but tho sergeant — 'good, kind fellow,' ho is described — came alo...
HUN SPIES AT MOSS VALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
HUN SPIES AT MOSS VALE, (Speoial to 'The Mirror.'} We have received the following particulars with regard to Hun 'spies an the'N.8.W. Southern tine, which, wo havo every reason ta'beltyVQ arc_ antlsi^Ho:— . '-' ; ' '? ? ' ;:ii» l&rcb, 1819 (writes our correspondent), I went to stay ^fMoes Vale. SboHIy : after arriving there I got ln?» touch with a -Tjun- Geriban of a)aout 30 yiuirwoi.flge, wbVwa* ipnploit&'tit Mo iotoii. in the course of «onvcrantion S elicited the faet that he wi-s « draughtsman and! artlnt of more than averat ability/aiid, at my request, ho allowed1 ttie numeroiu like tell cs Ko had made,*' mostly lonilscafce. Bat I caught sight of soroo which remarkably resembled bridges oi' engineering structures of somo kind. These,- however, were hastily put aside and their authorship denied. My liunnish friend on one occasion told me that lie could not riilo a horse, ye*, one evening he. over- took me while- riding from Exeter. He WO3. riding like a dragoon, w...
LIEUT. MASSIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
LIEUT. MASSIE. Lieut. R. J. A. Massie, who was wounded at the Dardanelles on three se parate occasions, is now in Wnndsworth Hospital, England. He is tho eon of Mr. H: H- Mnusie, general manager of the Commercial Banking Co. of Sydney, Ltd., and as an erstwhile . International cric IceterJ has had a career of .which any man may be proud. He was educated at the Church', of HSngland Grammar School, North* .Sydney, where he represented tho first eleven in cricket, first fifteen In football, and was ..successful In rp.wing. He also represented New South Wales in cricket and football, and was amateur htt.Vy weight .boxing chnmpldii of 4lv!o State. - On the outbreak of. hostilities Lieut. Massie wns one 'df the' first to en list, obtaining. a~ commission 4n the 4tK Battalion, and was adjutant to Lieut. Col. Onulow Thompson, who' was killed ct the historic landing at the Dardanelles.
THE MIRROR OF LABOR. DAY SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
THE MIRROR OF LABOR. (By P.L.L.) DAY 8ITTING8. The first plank of Labor's fighting | platform in N.S.W. contains a clause that Parliament shall Bit from 10.30 a.m. W( 6 p.m. The manner in which Labor . members will fight for their fighting platform was revealed during tho week, when a motion by Mr. Jubez Wright for day sittings In Parliament, In the terms of the Labor Platform, was rejected by 37 votes to' 18. . Only four minutes remained for private members' business when Mr. Wright brought on his motion, but ho said, all that was needed in that time, and, con cluding, added: 'I am addressing myself to this question now to empty benches, though the motion I am moving has been agreed to by a conference of. the Labor representatives. ' Where are the Labor members now?' Yes, where were they? One, Mr. Mercer, spoke against the re solution,- and with his speech the debate closed — one. of the shortest debates on record. Thirteen of them voted against the resolution — Messrs. Arkins, Ash...
AUSTRALIAN AND BRITISH GOODS ARE BETTER THAN GERMAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
AUSTRALIAN AND BRITISH GOODS ARE BETTER THAN GERMAN. (Special to ' The Mirror.') The following table is a practical attempt to indicate plainly to the* public and to wholesale and retail traders that the exact equivalent of German or Aus trian goods (made, owned, or controlled, wholly or substantially, in an enemy country) can be obtained from Australian or British manufacturers. In most cases the latte.- produce articles of much better quality and In many cases much cheaper than their foreign competitors. Many people imagine that there is some special value attaching to such names at 'Aspirin,' 'Formamlnt,' etc This is not tho case. They are merely' German trade marks in respect of well-known cnemical compounds, and do not involve any secret process or formula. As a matter of fact, they are made equally well, or better by Australian or British firms. This list should be »,-'l out and preserved, so that when ordering or purchasing articles no assistance . y be given to enemy subject...
VERSE. IN TIME OF GRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
VERSE. IN TIME OF GRIEF. Dark, thinned, beside the wall of stone, TUB bar dripped In the air; Its odour through ray house was blown Into tho chamber there. . Remote and yet distinct, the scent. The solo thing- ot the bind, - - A0 though one spoke a word haU-mcant That left a sting- behind. ? I knew not Grief would go from, me, -. And naught of it be plain, , . . Except how been the box can be After a fall of win. '^ - - -:; - '-:.. —I* W. Reese.
WANTED: THE TRUTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
\ WANTED: THE TRUTH. The people ot' Australia desire to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth with regard to the situation in Gallipoli.' We are not children to be affrighted or cowards ? to be abashed because things are not and have not gone well in the Dardanelles. Australia entered upon her part in this war with her whole heart, and she is not going to relax her efforts because one phase of the struggle, however important, has failed or has not realised all the anticipations 'of the Government and its advisers. ? We demand to know the truth, first and foremost, because it is our right to know it. That does not mean that we .wish to lift the veil from tho secrets of military strategy or .to lay bare information with re gard to results, movements, or future intentions which may impede the progress of the campaign and give valuable information to the enemy. But tfle'Xgreat sacrifice's- made -hi blood and treasure by' the people of the Commonwealth give to us at ...
The Bevelled Edge [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
B/fe ? ''' ? Wr-r ? -''''^l A mirror's function, as all men allege. Is to reflect the world In colors true; The proper purpose of the bevelled edge la to - look sldewava and sec things askew. Greater Sydney. , The Greater Sydney Bill may mean a lot . . or very little. Certainly It Is very absurd to have half a cross of petty municipali ties doing the work of one bis one, and . the city and suburbs need a lot of patching and mending, as well as a good scrubbing, ? : but it is not yet dear whether the scheme ? now before the public and Parliament ?will get rid of the existing trouble. No ? body In this port of New South Wales ~ appears to have much notion of the art of making a road or designing a street, or doing any of the things which a grow ing city really requlr.es. 'What we par ? ticiiiarly need is not a comprehensive - municipality or a Bill dealing with rob ? bish boxes and undertakers' fees, but a man— a man big enough and strong '' enough to lay hold upon the mass of con fus...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
[?] ' ' ' ' ? ' . , ? ? ? .-.??.?. / The members of the firm of H. A. BAEEAOLOUOH, LTD., are all AUSTRALIANS:— J. A. BARRACLOUGH, D.B.O.A., London. H. KING BAEEACLOUGH, D.B;O.A., London. E. K, BARRACLOUGH, D.B.O.A., London. A.' H. BARRAOLOUGH, Melbqnrne. *he heat, dust, and glare of Summer invariably accentuate the troubles , associated with defective . Bight. :' ? . ? ;. . ? : ;'' ''.''.. ' ?;? Correct glasses will do much towards protecting the eyes against these worries. '. . If your eyes are in. any way weak do not incur the risk of delay ? get the best optical advice AT ONCE and you may thus easily Bave yourself yean of incompetence. Mr. Barraclough (D.B.O.A., Lond.), by reason of his experience and knowledge, is the optician .best fitted to provide for you the right glasses at the right price. ? : ' ' '- From him you will receive skilful attention, and the result will be satisfactory in every way. ? ?,. '?'?, :'.'?' OPEN FRIDAY EVENINGS. ;C;;/; ' Vice-Regal Opticians, ' .... ;...
OUR HUNS. SERIOUS RISKS SHOULD BE AVOIDED. FURTHER FLAGRANT CASES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
OUR HUNS. SERIOUS RISKS SHOULD BE AVOIDED. FUBTHER FLAGRANT OASES. (Special to 'The Mirror.') . There continues to be a good deal of dis cussion with regard to the freedom that is being allowed to Germans and naturalised Germans holding important public and com mercial positions, in the ? community. Men like Herr Oscar Plate, of the Nord-Deutseher Lloyd and Lohmann and - Co'., or Herr de Haas, the German commercial agent, or Herr Peick, of the German-Australian Line, and many other Germans and naturalised.. Ger mans at liberty in this country could, if they chose to do- so, as some of their compatriots have done, do this country incalculable in-' jury by reason of their unique associations with and acquaintance of the commerce and public bodies of Australia. Ought they to be given the opportunity! Is it possible to say iri this titanic struggle who may be trusted and who may not! We do know this, that Germans and naturalised Germans, who have achieved the highest positions and have ...
LAUTERBACH OF THE EMDEN. HOW HE ESCAPED FROM SINGAPORE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 23 October 1915
LAUTERBACH OF THE EMDEN. HOW HE ESCAPED FEOM SINGAPORE. (Special to 'The Mirror.') Despite official denials that the Germans in Singapore had anything to do with the recent riot and: bloodshed there, details that are gradually filtering through go to prove that the whole' dastardly plot was of Hunnish origin. ' ' Oh© of tfie objects was to release the members of .the crow of the cruiser. 'Emden/'.who were interned in Singapore after their capture by H.JI-A.S. 'Sydney.' At least two — Lieutenant - Cominandar Lautcrbaeb, the second in command, and a junior officer made their escape. From Singapore they went to the Dutch East. Indies disguised as seamen, Then they succeeded in reaching the Philippines, and separated . qt Manila. . Lauterbach was next -traced 'to China, the authorities tracking him as far as Shanghai. But again he escaped, even the British officers who boarded the 'Mongolia' failing to identify him, so cleverly was he disguised ob a Swede. ' He was examined, but his'pap...