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"His" Point of View [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
'H«' Point of Vtew A naturalist should ba a compet ent authority on birds. Therefore we must pay serious attention to Ur Ernest Thompson when he talks to us about the ways of women — for he comes from Pittsburg and he is a naturalist. Therefore he probably knows. Listen to what ht: says, ladies, and take heart. And when you have committed it well to memory, you can go home and push it at youi fathers or brothers or husbands or any other necessary evils you may have acquired by heredity or acci dent, when the}r try to tell you that you are exposing considerably more than is allowed by the Statute of Limitations. 'The shorter the dress of the fe male,' says riiis eminent gentleman, 'and the lower the neck of h«r bod ice, the greater her moral induencc.' So now, of course, you know, and you can all get busy and do your worst without any fear of legal in terference, or home rule. Though whether your parents and guardians will be thoroughly convinced is, of course, quite another matter. ...
INTERSTATE TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
INTERSTATE TENNIS. SYDNEY, APRIL 23. — The carnival was continued to-day at Double Bay. N.S.W. won two out or three matches in doubles against Victoria. Singles: Victoria won three mbatches agamst N.S.W. (3). Peach, N.S.W. beat Pat terson, V., 0-4, C-2.
AMERICA AND SINN FEIN. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
AMERICA AND SINN FEIN. VANCOUVER, APRIL 22.— The New York 'Tribune,' one of the Northcliffe organs, is violently attacking Sinn Fein. in its attacks it states that Sinn Fein is relying on America for financial support and the financing* or its campaign. it counsels the with drawal ©r all American nioney ? support immediately. Sinn Tfeiners . in reply state that the 'Tribune's' effort is Its last kick as Sinn Fein have all - tn» money t&ey want.
VIOLET BARRY, THE BANK ROBBER. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
VIOLET BARRY, THE BANK ROBBER. ROCKHAMPTON, APRIL 22. — Violet Barry was sentenced by the District Court to twelve months hard labour for assaulting Cunningham the accountant of the Commercial Bank She raided the bank a'med with an auto revolver. A plfea that she was a 'movie fan' failed to minimise the sentence.
SHOCKING BURNING ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
SHOCKING BURNING ACCIDENT. sydhey, APRIL 23. — Jean Holman, aged Tour years, was playing in the backyard or her home at Mascot when neighbours heard screams. They ruslied in ana round the little .girl's clothes ablaze. , The child died 1^'cr at the Sydney Hospital from bums. A box of -lcad matches were found where the- child was playing.
COAL STRIKE SITUATION. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
COAL STRIKE SITUATION. LONDON, APRIL 22. — The strike situation has again undergone a dramatic change, and hopes are run ning high that both sides will flnd mutual ground for negotiations lead intr to a speedy termination - of the deadlock. The first step in the new peace move was the Prune aiunsiers invitation to a conference at the goard or Trade, which both sides agreed to attend After an hour and a half's sitting, 'luring which' solid progress was made, conference adjourned until Monday. The Miners' Conference has unanimously expressed confidence in Hodges. Sitter criticism of the Trans port workers was indulged in, the opin ion being expressed that they never in tended to strike from the first.
SEAMEN'S WAGES REDUCED. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
SEAMEN'S WAGES REDUCED. LONDON, APRIL 22.— At the con ference of seamen and shipowners at the Maritime Board the seamen's re presentatives agreed to recommend their unions to endorse the settlement arrived at, which provides reductions in wages of 50/- a month in monthly ships, and 8/6 a week in weekly ships.
Oil from Maize. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
Oil from Maize. The, germ of this cereal contains approximately 12£ per cent, of oil, and a special process involving heat ing with petrol has been developed for its extraction. It is considered an important one in Serbia and Rou mania, where large quantities of maize are available, as, owing to the present scarcity of natural fat, the oil is used for the preparation of fatty substitutes and commands a remunerative price. A 'factory in Belgrade produces half a ton of oil daily, and other factories are being built- The oil is not suitable for lubrication on account of 'its resinous nature, but is a good fuel oil.
Some Revolution." [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
Some 'Revolution.' The fastest picture ever taken is of a turbine wheel, revolving at ter rific speed. The photograph, being exposed for one-millionth part of a second, shows the separate parts of the turbine, and is used by engineers to study the strains in the machi nery.
Two Year Old Totters' [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
TttMlM ??The.past «eubnia|f%^f ^^-^^| one tosAai^ricatfWd*^ .ters, no- lewer ? '?ifcaa%r^l|||f^ jWpSers^jg^flBcb^I^^^^M better, against half iiat ;-«uwflplte^^ season. Th^-^wiag ^Smm^M:Ki season:— mm £tim ^fflFWmim^m iougfaby 2 08i, Miss fUn^elaiie^ €i An American auiboritsv ;-«eafiip£5& of 't«1S^-«^^p;twj^p!^^^fS| the-cognoscenti; &^^m^&M§^ being on tap in m^&Mrrni&M^&^M RosHScott -igft '-B^m&^H^Pr^ they finisned first siadlealsliiiiP. i* battle, BoEjjftMftSSMt^ySaBwafes?-: regarded tjr m^^^^^^mS ;? horsemen,: sq*se =i»;iiad.-^j^^S^sVi3 cao^mgai^^^eBes^^^^^^l at his h6^7m^3SisuSBBB^Sr^^ -their .agei-to'ljeW'^Jfi^n^^^^Ss^ Hany^^le^^KJJllio1^^^^^^ around 2:12 a «-im3£«l about what horee&^l^e^a^wSf?'' same,aftei3joon ;mmtiS8SBSS£$m pose- He went ;,a mile :--mWS^mWM other round in 3«TaJ^^^^p5i ed a. third in i^m^^^M^^^ given a Jiard drive inI%3&mMfiffiM&Zi some of the obseryers fiSfiSpfe^s?-^ would put the ...
Gardening NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
Gardening NOTES. If the various flower seeds that should be sown in March have not been planted, they can still be sown, but shoiild be got in before the end of the inonJ.h while the ground is still warm. Such plants'- .as Ane mones, Ranunculus, Pansies, Stock, and Cinerarias if not already put out in the borders, should be planted this mouth. It is the best month for putting out Evergreen' Shrubs and Ornamental Trees. Plants put in during April take root rapidly and become established before the winter. In the Vegetable Garden a second planting of Broad Beans may be made; also Salad plants, and a main sowing of the various Onions. Po tatoes, Tree Onions, and Shallots can also beplanted now. Dig deep ly all vacant land, adding a good dressing of manure, in preparation for eajjy spring planting, and always incorporate the summer mulch with the soil. WHAT TO DO IN APRIL Spring and Summer Flowering Bulbs. Agapanthus, Alstromeria, Aue mones, Arum Lilies, Babianas. Cli vias, Crinums, Daf...
Motor Talk AUTO CENSUS IN NEW YORK Total [?] Motor Vehicles in use Throught the State—208,022 [?][?] Licensed [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
[?] AUTO CENSUS IH HEW TOBilia —?V— ?? ? ? ;-5--.^|^ Total oi 668466 Mote V«dd»» i|| -Use Thronghont the &Uto~ ~m 2W22 cSmffeurs liewuad. ^ Showing an increase 'in autonU)£b|fe||i registrations throughout ?:tBe:SiMfe^ of 93.521 motor vehides, New Yoikp still holds firmly to the first place S; among- the States in 1life^}iiig$*F$jfia the number of cars used by its -ciS^^l zens (says the New York Henrfd)**^ The total registry -jit the end'** ^jjfe=f| year was 658,165 cars, represen^Qg^ 519,272 passenger cars, 10$9ftM -«tumM merdal vehides, 23,536 omnibuses 9g in aditaon to dealers cars and nearfir?M 3,000 trailers. These figures '^is^tM only 11 months, as the automol^ 3 year goes into effect on .|^blw^r 1- ^iSm Secretary of State Hdgo, ^w&b-aiS ^lll had charge of'the bureau for several ;gS3§ ?rears, has given way to Jonn 'jte-'T^a Lyons. Motorists will toe T'glad ??'--taft^ Jm learn that the .new secretary V.';^' ?~Q*m State is making; a few changes in lis ^ office. In...
The Transformation [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
'Dmitjsformation He carried his wifesfcenderly down stairs, entered the flower-filled draw ing-room and laid her gently on the bie Chesterfield. 'Are you sure you feel all right?' he enquired anxiously, as he placed a soft silk eiderdown over her feet, and moved a screen an inch or two nearer to shield her more securely from any draught 'If s. given me a bit of a shaking,' she murmured, dosing her eyes. 'Well, you must have a rest now, before' the people come,' he said, 'and, whatever happens, don't over do things.' She did not reply, but lay there, perfectly still under his gaze, her slender form beautiful in its pale blue velvet gown, her bronze hair perfectly waved, her white lids dos ed, her slim ankles and feet crossed. ' He stood watching her with a smile for a few moments, and then left ,the room, dosing the door quiet ly behind him. He was very devoted to. her. though the possession of a wife who had a weak heart and who lay on a couch most of the day was not without its dra...
Australian [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 24 April 1921
TXn. Australian It is not an easy matter to write an account of the winner of the sec ond prize of the De Garis Novel Competition, which Mr. Walsh se cured, thereby netting £150 in cash. He is young to have done such a great aeai. .tie was born on 23rd. February, 1897, at Geelong, where his father carries on a stock and station business. On the paternal side he may have inherited some taste for letters from Samuel Ruth erford, the author of the classic 'Letters.' and his father is a Gaelic scholar, who has a fine library of jlrish literature at home, and is a frequent contributor on public mat ters to the press. The boy was educated at Xavier College, Kew. He has always shown a natural aptitude, for writing, and his twenty first year had his first book. 'Tap- tap Island,' a story of adventure in the South. Seas, serialised in the Melbourne 'Leader,' which since has accepted .several short tales from his pen. That novel has been accept ed by the N.S.W- Bookstall Co., and will very sh...