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NOTHING LIKE THAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
NOTHING UKK THAT. Ytlmt «rr the passengers loolcintr out of (lie windows ll'V, ./.'? ' 't''vo'' lai|.v '? tin- ftiui'd came through '\\V r«n over a cat, Minium,' sai-l flio snard. Wsik I he cat (in the line?.' ^10 next uslicd. OH, no. ma'am,;' assuml the puunl as he hurriedly Bi'liiirii'il, 'the train vlinsod him tip an oiler ' *n Ii-Hiiiii,ii lell from a limite and Jamlei'! on a wlrn twenty feet from tin., ground. After lie had M niggled u inmiii'iit the mini lei po ami Ml to Dip ground. KoiiiMHip iit-lidl his iTiii-on lor lettinp fjo. 'Kiiltli,' wim the reply, '1 was afraid the blcs^.l wire would break. * ? ♦ ? A tlnrkmnker, finding tr.ido very /-lad;, surprised lii« fritmlK Ii.v telling, them he wite icoing to trv to etuierut.-1 tti n very remote town in America. 'That'll a horrid place,' broke in the RehoolmaMei's r-u. 'There was an ciirihquaUe thorn lit-t veur ?md liuiidri'ilh were killi-d. and the liuiltliiiff* wore i-oinplcti'lv Miinetl. Vim wimliln't lil-e ih.it, wouhl yuti ...
ANOTHER GOOD CATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
A.\0Tni:it CiOOIt CATCH. Ci- up to t- fiieml ami say, in a very worried tone : 'I helieve I've Kot one finger too many. Look here, I'll count them,' and you do so, up to ten. 'Thai's all right,' ki.vr your friend. 'Ali !' say you. 'dial's what I thought until l Ri'.lintcd them backwards. Look here.' Then count the rifilit hand backwards. 'Ten, nine, eight, seven, mx,' and, lioldltiK up the left hand, my, und fire— six ami fire «re eleven !' ?
FAG ENDS [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
[?] By JOHN DRAYTON. There are to be found folk who persist that the State Governors do no*i earn their money. Here is the week's programme of one of them: Monday, open flower show; evening, Caledonian Society's gathering; Tuesday, open a fair in a country town; Wednesday, patriotic show in another country town; Thursday, get bad; home; Friday, open poultry show; Saturday, off; Sunday, attend church, sermon by the Bishop, If this is not a fairly full week, the Court would be glad to hear argument. Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson, president of the Actors' Association of London, has1 called tin the eligibles of the stage to enrol, to escape the charge of slacking. There are no eligibles on the stage of this ',-ountry. * ? * » Japan has 2,000,000 soldiers ready for the field, and Russia has the field ready for just ahout 2,000,000 soldiers. Adjustment of the j-.osition seems easy, * * * The Kaiser has intimated that he will remem ber the United States at the end of the war. No doubt. Bef...
AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS II.—DARLINGHURST'S PATRIOTIC EFFORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS H.-DAIUilNtlllUIWT'ri PATMtmii One of ill* Ixxt'liiwwi! tiy-lH«y -kIwoU i» DitrlliittliUMl I'ulilU. fJvlioul, i!i*J w« *tt |il«ii.«i »o itiy« -k tevouJ ol win* of 0i« paUluUc work wlilcli i|i« !)---'» i lid ulrU hitve doit* .Juilinj th« tm-tl iltr«« year*, wltK-h we lt'J|te they will voif UhU* till \Ut w*r U over. During Hie yettr 14/ UtUvUvai, 2'W sotk*. Hi t'omtorlerit, 2/0 hai'dhm'hief*; 11 waiher*. at«l 31 )u4-v.'over* have beeit tita-Je Hid »-iu to t*t« war v-ne»t, Latit year (he iiif^im joined |M*tihie* toteUtet* and *ent one dotett moudt-oraani, two canes of Lifebuoy soap, and 1 20 flannel slitru a» Xnta* boxes to the boys at the front ttt the Manual Tialnlng Class good work has been done, over 39 useful articles having been completed in Mte tear* Up to date Darlinghurst School hat contri buted £224'S'I to the various funds. Their Australia Day activities realised £119 'I 0. Sisty pounds went to the Belgian orphans and to the Belgian Consul'* Fund £13. The ...
THIS WEEK'S STORIES HAD HIM BOTH WAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
THIS WEEK'S STORIES IIAH HIM 1I0TI1 WAYS. Many cluirumiK Klories, showing how the qulek-willert HelKimiH succeed in (iikiiiu '11 n'Ke' out of their (Jernniu oppressors, lire told in u receiitly-puhlishc:! volume by .Iimii MaHsurl. One of Ihe be4 of tlipse concern* ,i peunnul with n donkey-cart, who was ordered liy a (ierinan uiiiird at the entrance to a town to isive the name of his donkey, so thul it uii^ht he entered on Uie ofllcial pubs in. 'My donkey's name!' exclaimed Ihe peasant, HcrutcU* inj; his head. 'He hasn't got one.' 'Then call him Albert.' 'That would be a relied ion on my King.' 'Call him William then.' 'That would l-e a ivllection on my donUcy.'
HOW HE KNEW. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
now me kxi:w. In (he same mteresluiK roliime, which, by the way. deals with the secretly -printed patriot newspapeiH cir culated in Ihe occupied portions of llelnlum, occur* another uood story of an innkeeper whose custom it wns to weigh the Hoehes billeted on him. Before each soldier mounted the sealub the innkeeper yue^'d his welkin to a pound. 'How iH il,' liL. was asked, 'that, you can nuke these extraordinary accurate RiieK.se- V' 'from Umg experience.' mi id the lleltrinn, 'I'm a I.i.r.ill.!. I(»IV '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
ATLAS ASSURANCE COMPANY LTD. STANDS PRE-EMINENT FOR SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS AND FAIR TREATMENT OF CLIENTS. CLAIMS PAID EXCEED £30,000.000. FIRE - ACCIDENT - WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION. ATLAS BUILDING, 8 SPRING ST., SYDNEY. GUY H. HEATH, Manager for N.S.W.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
Application Form For Enlistment in A.I.F. Sign Here ; ; THE COMMONWEALTH NEEDS . . 7000 MEN EACH MONTH TO KEEP ', OUR DIVISIONS AT THE FRONT ' UP TO STRENGTH. IF YOU ARE ? ; ; BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18 AND . . 45, NOT UNDER 5 FEET IN HEIGHT, ', -AND ABLE TO EXPAND YOUR . ' CHEST TO 33 INCHES, YOU CAN ? ?I MAKE ONE OF THESE WANTED ' ? ? MEN. ! If you meet these requirements, fill in ' ? ? this form, and post it to the Organising ? ' Secretary, State Recruiting ? Office, ? \ ' Sydney. I hereby offer myself for enlistment !' ? in the Australian Imperial Force for ? active service abroad, and undertake to enlist in the manner prescribed, if I am accepted by the Military '. authorities, ;: Age ? Height ? Weight ? ; Occupation ? ? Signature ? ',', Postal Address ? ; ; Date ? .♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦??»?♦?♦ «-«-*-+*-*^«.«..+^*-»..»-»..t-+..» +++
AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS ON FURLOUGH IN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS ON FURLOUGH IN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND Two Australian soldiers (Privates Glassop and Harris) rowing on Loch Ard, Scotland. An interesting group at the Kasino Hotel on the Thames. In tht foreground is Mrs. Geof frey MacArthur-Kine (formerly Miss Francom Pearce, of Granvillc and Parramatta), wife of Lieut-Colonel Geoffrey MacArthur-King, C.M.G., in France. ______ An Australian soldier with 'little English sis ter' in a boat on the Thames.
MIRROR SNAPSHOTS OF THE GREAT WAR CHEST EFFORT [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
MIRROR SNAPSHOTS OF THE GREAT WAR CHEST EFFORT A youthful collector and a young '» donor. A study in black and white. A lucky dip for 3d a time. ?? AN IRRESISTIBLE APPEAL nTWWMI— ITirMii n i ? '' ?''' er°w °' '*'' mv% je-sssk ?*- «— *?*? ? - ' THE REALITY OF OUR BOYS' NEED ^MiSBSMS ^Wt^yftg 2B#» S-i i WHO WILL BUY A BALLOON? - Balloons were in great request on War Chest Dav **a *v ? , . ' these and other ladies substantial Tdded fo^he Sleaion'16 by fhe ^Sv'1 nCul]«' .officially oJe'Z'g the day.b Pr°«echngs in fcrtln THE TURN OF THE WHEEL Several artfcles— fcewples, etc.-were sold to people who trusted the«r luck to the turn of this instrument of chanco WANTED TO WEAR KHAKI [?] . FOR THE SPRING Thjs is an attractiv; Spring frock fashion which has reached us from America.— (Underwood.). QQMMMjy BUSINESS WITH PLEASURE beauty chorus, hits upon a novel wn'v f the.a.'d.of some members of his -re during his se,siPde^o^,n0^fTc:^A^fkeC1?1trl^hcbUSngWithSh^a):
NOTHING DOING [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
NOTHING DOING The Novice : 'Would you be good enough to pick up my whip for me ? This beggar won't stand still.' — (Tom Cottrell in The Passing Show.) A happy party resting after a c / on the Thames. 'Father, dear father, come home with me now !' is the cry of the young Democracy to the Russian worker. — (Louisville Times.)
VANISHED ! [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
VAXISHKIM A stiiruy inimp one day went niio n siiburbaii gar.len, where Ihe lady of the hoiifce was engaged in attending; to the flowers. lie look no notice of her refusal U- give coppers, but continued his import unity until » bulldog appeared, growling ominously. The lady seized il by flu ? liar anil held it, calling out : 'Vou bad heller go away at once: he may bite you.' 'Vou ain't got no right to keep a savage ilorg like that.' replied the tramp in outraged tones. 'Perhaps I have nol,' was the cool answer. 'If you IhiiiK so, f won't Keep hini-l'll let him go.' The latch of (he gnte clidied violenllv, and in twenty seconds that tramp had vanished into space.
THEN DAD GOT WILD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
?J'HK.V DAI) (JOT WILD. IteferriiiK recently lo the Might i ness of sonic RlrU. ilue possibly |o Ihe unseltled times through which we are passing just now, the Itev. K. .1. Hardy, Senior Clinplain to the Forces, tohl a good story of a very prim and proper suburban father and his daughter, ;i typical 'Klirting Flo.1' 'Look here, my dear,' Mild her dad, '#*m going to take you in baud. I'll get hold of a staid, m'liKihlc, midille-ageil man fnr vou as husband— a man of about fifty, let us say.' 'Well, daddy, if it's all Ihe same to you,' replied Ihe impudent minx, 'I'd much prefer two— Iweiily-flvc years ohl each.'
BA[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
I1A1I ' WImiI anrmais are the least moral ? .Sheep— because they gambol like, .'inylhing in Ihcir youth, get their living on (he lurf, many of (hem turn out hhiekUw, and all or them get lleeced at last. CuMuiucr (who bus .just purchased a wonderfully cheap pel ol furniture) : 'Do you it I warn pack furniture care ful I - before debVering if ?' New I toy : 'This Kind we do, 'anise ihe jarring wouM shake it to piccvA'
HE WON HER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 6 October 1917
IIK WON' II Kit. i' or nine long years lie hail been wooing (He lair daughter of the farm. ?Meniiie.V- lie mused, us they Hal on (he old fence, 'I rend the other .lav that in a ' thousand years Ihe. lakes of Killuruey will dry up.' Jennie clulched his urin excitedly, 'Oh, Tom!' she exclaimed. 'What's Ihe matter, lass?' 'Why, a-i you promised lo take me then1 on our our honeymoon, don't you think we'd belter be a little. careful that they don't, dry up before we get there?' N. It.- The next month the ? wedding bells rang In our village.