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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 7 July 1917
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WRITE TO THE MIRROR ABOUT IT IS IT CHARITY? [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 7 July 1917
,WRITE™T11E Hii?r?pi? /IDOUT it 18 IT OHAEITY? '♦?Query' -writes: — Isn.'t it beginning to look like charity, all this talk about help ing the soldiers at French's Forest? These men, I understand, have leasehold properly, for which they are payhig'for all the mate rial they buy. Brniciuc men froni Hv-lo Park looks to me to be a '? bit over the oddo. - ? [You look like one of those carping critics always searching for trouble. Are you among the men who go up to give a hand, a helping hand, to tho boys who , have fought for ust . If I had: my way I would bring iu legislation to make people go up and help, whether they wanted to or not.— EG:] ' ' ?'? ?' THRIFT, 1J .. ?.. *' Win:the-War '' writes: — There in .a COod . deal' , of talk ' abnuf, HliMtfiiier nut; luxuries and cutting down uselcsB expeudi 'JMJ!'«N;-. The other day I saw strong,' healthy meii, about half -a-dozen of them, trans -planting a palm in_ Hyde Park. ' Thia ia the .sort of thing, that makes the ordinary' private citi...
FORGOTTEN GEMS FROM AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 7 July 1917
FORGOTTEN GEMS FROM AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS. ? ? Not one of the number of readers who sent ' the name of a poet, in reply to our offer af 2/6 for the first to. locate a verse in this column, succeeded in discovering the author of the lines, Old ' Things Are Best. The verse in in Willow and Wattle, by 'Robert Richardson (1893) .and the book is to be had at Tyrrell's, Castiereagh-street. The offer of 2/6 is repeated. The prize will be awarded to the first reader to find the 'author' of this forgotten gem : ? ? ? THE BUSH MOTHER. ? O we. who dwell In cii;e» . . , May journey fur from Him ; But 'still we hear ihee calling, . ' ?'? . Calling o'er land andeca ; , '?.'' And when. the world is radiant And fragrant with tho Spring, '. Baik to the old'Binli Mother ? . flsi ; babes come wandering.
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 7 July 1917
ANSWERS TO OOEEESPONDENTS. J.J.— I don't know wliy you write to mo for advice. If_t,he lias refused you three tim-s, why not try somewhere else? Three refusals are a fairly ? good indication that she does not want tou. _ 'Squirrel' and ''JnckasB.' — Have you no ticed the- heading t E.H. (Casino),— We are not allowed to pub lish numbers. J.M. (Neutral- Boy). — It looks as if you Imto a clear case for tlTe police. If what you nay is correct, people concerned are guilty of lar cony, and the police ought to take action. Havo you informed them? 'A Soldier's Motlier.1,'- — We hare been1 en deavouring to gel something definite one way or the other about the firm you mention for a lone time, but no far have ' not succeeded. , We are hoping, however, to iiave « few words to say shortly. ? What they want in Ireland is a Feud Controller. ,? ' ? ?- - 'The newspapers anticipate long and .stormy sittings of tie Irish Convention.' How 'daring' some newspapers are ia ♦heir prognostications! I
BILLJIMS TROUBLES WON THE CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 7 July 1917
^JROUB© WON THE CROSS. Anzac re-tells the story of one of the Tasmanian winners of the Victoria Cross, who bombed the crew of a German machine gun, and took and brought in the gun.' He was killed while sniping the enemy on the return to the fijlics' lines, and. the Cross was awarded him posthumously. Anzac sug gests that the added pension if or the Cross should be paid to the widowed tnothe'r of any of our men killed before they receive the decoration. (The suggestion is a good one ; but we do not know that any application from .the widowed mother of a V.C. has ' been re ceived by the Pensions Board.] . ? '. PAY INEQUALITIES. One of the Motor Transport men directs attention to the inequality in the allowance to wives of men in that section. He points out that the wife of a driver, with one child, draw's as much separation allowance as the wife of a driver with six children. The ?uiuwautc ib at me rate or i/a per aay xor. the wife and 4Jd for each child, but as the total drawn by the...
MEMORIES, [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 7 July 1917
\ MEMORIES, . ; : ' By ,Bora Wilcox.' It's women who remmnber, ??''.? ??'? While- men forget, forget ; ?Tig a long year: since we parted, A whole long, year, and yet ;? I listen for his coming, And wcp]-, and weep again ; I was wont to meet and greet him At the turning of the lane.
TO KENDALL, [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 7 July 1917
TO KENDALL. By Joan Torrance. Harpstrings in quiet laid aside, He swept again with minstrel pride: &nbsp; And trembling notes' melodious swell, Bright themes of life's rejoicings tell, &nbsp; In truest harmony and terse, &nbsp; Of Nature's glories in his verse. Wanted — A shorthand writer who can &nbsp; write shorthand as quickly as the picture actor writes longhand. Fortune assured.
C.S.R. COMPANY AND SUGAR PATENTS-SNAPSHOTS TAKEN IN COURT [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 7 July 1917
'C.S.R. COMPANY AND SUGAR PATC^ 'TAKFN IM rrinfeT : ? ? . ?« ? ? -^ - :' ' .r ? ) ? ?.-- ??:?. ' ? ? ? : ? «? ? .-? - ....'?? 'v , —Mirror nhbtd. '..'??;' '-i A rretty Urcutf of' Merry-Makers' . i r ' A NOVEL SCHEME. Mrs. Maclurcan whose scheme for raising a large sum for war purposes by mwans of a huge lottery has aroused con &nbsp; siderable interest. &nbsp; — Gordon-Swan Studio. [?] , /LES DAR€Y'S FUNERAL ' . The Pathetic End of The Famous Boxing Champion \ — : — n' *''' 5'°' '' '''' '?^yggg^i.^.. Ds » *us-a ?- a? au^rssr- ?— '- -«— ? — ? A -- - --?» ' *~The Long ;dh^Shori- / ' 4.- ' - ''' These photographs rre of the tallest and shortest men in the A I.F. l'.ittnK O'Connoi He A))I9*1-C]I1 Ut UoiH'UlOW '. Tlppctan, 'inland, ^oi f-ipl ?,!'», 1SD7, anil is* tlw (al/tst subject in tin IJiltibh Kiiipln,' buns 'ft. 4!!n. .lilgh,- :iml vcl(flis 20 tlow. As tlic jibotognijili will show, Iil s jmiportloiUitoly . big. Hi went to Au'ti ilia in ]010, and refers to it m 'tin ...
GAME. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 14 July 1917
GAME. The following interesting and strategic game was played between Gunner E. Gray, R.A., and Sergeant K W. Blade, R.E.: Openlng— Wagram. Black— Gray. Whito-Slade. 11—15 25-22 7—14 20-16 84-40 14-17 17-10 22—18 9—18 23-18 22—25 16-11 22—17 15—10 20-22 18-23 18-22 . 18-14 (a) 25-29 11-4 25-11 10-15 (b) 22-17 23-10 8—15 27—24 29-25 81-28 21—17 17-21 82-27 16-19 6-9 22—17 25—22 4-8 17-13 15-18 27-23 19-16 6—14 24—15 22—25 8—4 29-25 18—22 23-10 16—10 «-8 14—10 26-22 4-8 Dravrn. fa} The Sapper lays a concealed mine, waiting for 1—5, 22-.18 17-21, 27-21, 10-17, 24-18, 7-10, 32-27, 10-19 27—24 8-7, 24—15, 7—10, 81—27, 10—19, 18—15, 5-9, 20-10, 2—7, 27-24, 0-14, 24-20, 14-18, 10-11, 7—10, 20— 4, 'White wins. . .. . (b) Which the Gunner avoids. We have already published the following pat terns : — Child's Dress and Blouse, Ladies' Knickers, Ladies' Blouse, Camisole, Ladies' Pinafore, Child's Rompers, Ladies' Envelope Combina tions, Coat-dress, Petticoat, Skirt, Child's Frock, Sports Coat, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 14 July 1917
HILDAMERE'S SPECIAL OFFER OF NEW AMERICAN ASTERS We have just received a largo shipment of fliesi beautiful Asters from America. Many of our Sydney growers tried them last year with tremendous success. C'HKGO VAIUKTIES. . Tlicy say tliey far excel the weU-ltrown Tasmanian strains. ? Crimson, Shell Pinlc, nose Plnl;, Purple and White. Price, fltl per packet. .. ' Collection of the Five Varieties for 2/' post free, All the Varieties in Mixture, Od and 3/ plit. SUMl'LE'S BRANCHING VAMETIliS. Crimson, Carmine, Lavender, Mary Semple (beautiful Shell Pinlc), Purple, und W'ltitc. Price. Od pbr packet. The Set of Six VaricIlM for 2/6, post free. All the Varieties in Mixture, Od and 1/ per nltt. HILDAMERE NURSERY CO., LTD., SEliD AND PLANT MERCHANTS. ? 803 GliOltGE STttEET, SYDNEY. / 'X, T— PUNCHING BALLS ? g P* Army, Swains Ball repiUtlon ilzo, «ott le.ther, light make, I 'EoaoV- Army, flwlnrlnj B»ll,'«piUtloa' *nlie, 'fina leather, 1 Btayed aenBU, Tory fant ? 8/6, 18/6, Xfl/d H ?Uil^ *wln5...
DRAUGHTS. PROBLEM No. 1171. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 14 July 1917
DRAUGHTS. PROBLEM No. 1171. 'Contributed by Ding-Dong, Broken 11111. Black: 1, 2, 3, 5, 0, 10, 18, 21, 20. Kg. 23, 28. White: 0, 12, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29. Ks. 15, 10. White to play and win.
SOLUTION OF No. 1167 (Tonkin). [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 14 July 1917
SOLUTION OF No. 1167 (Tonkin). Black: Men 0, 7, 10, 13. King 15. White: Men 17, 22, 23, 24. 30. White to play and win. 24—19 22-18 28-10 18-2 15—24 13—22 24—15 W. 'Wins. Solutions of 1005 and 1005a from 3. V. Earlc, Port Adelaide, S.A. J.V.E.t The critic mentioned could, not upset your last lino, of ploy in proof of the soundness 'of your problem.
BILLJIMS TROUBLES THE WOMAN QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 14 July 1917
^ROUB© THE WOMAN QUESTION. Picked Wrong asks a question which comes In regularly. He married the wrong woman. After a time he left her, £he separation being by mutual arrangement. There was a child, w.hich she held, and to the maintenance of which he has contributed all along. But there is another woman, and another family. He wishes to pro tect her, and asks if he can allot his pay to her. The claim of the lawful wife is paramount. She can insist on portion of the pay of the soldier being allotted her. But the other woman is entitled to her separation allowance, and the allowance for the children of the soldier. IN PUBLIC EMPLOY. Anzac writes : 'I thought when the Prime Minister said preference was to be given re turned soldiers that I was pretty safe in the Government job I have held for a time. But I am told by the chief of the desk in my room that I am» one of those listed to be fired as Boon as I have completed my 12 months here. Nothing against me, you know. I am ad mitted cap...
SOLUTION OF No. 1056 (Blake). [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 14 July 1917
SOLUTION OF No. 1056 (Blake). Position : 2R5, pK2Pq2, QpSPKl, KIPklBlR, 4plPl, 7r, b2b2nl. Bln2.— Mate in two. K«y:.l, Q-K2. ? Solutions received; D.G.M., Bundaberg, Q., 1050; It. W. Hill, Melbourne, 1064.. W.A.H.: In 105S, the Kt cannot mnv0 to K 4, being pinned by the Black It. Keep the diagrams for reference; simply quote number of problem when tending key.
WRITE TO THE MIRROR ABOUT IT THE PRICE OF A DRINK. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 14 July 1917
WRITE '-THE MII?J?O1? dDOUT Xt THE PRICE OF A DRINK. Antl writes : 'All the legislation in the direc tion of decreasing the quantity of drink taken by the people seems to be in the interest of the vendor of the juices, brews, and distillations. I find now that I get my liquor by admeasure ment — ko much for 8d, and considerably less for Sd. Beer is dearer than it should be in this country, where so little malt is used in making it ; even the softer drinks are higher priced than is in keeping with the decreased purchasing power of the tanner of our currency. On the figures I can see but one thing for me : I will have to get on the water-waggon. The quantity of whisky' I get measured out to me is not worth the money.' WANTED— MEN. Corp. R. J. Ferguson (formerly a sergeant of police in Sydney) writing from Somewherein France on May 2, says : 'I hope the Winthe War Party gets in, and I wish thoy could make up their minds to put Conscription on. It is a great pity that the slackers are n...
GAMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 14 July 1917
GAMES. A dashing game from the Norse Chess League, Copen hagen, 3019 : — White— Dr. H. Krause. Black— O. Kyliolm. I P-Q 4. Kt-K B 3 12 B x B P P-K 0 2P-QB.4 P-Q-8 18PxP P-Q 4 8Kt-QB3 QKt-Q2 14 Kt-K 5 Kt x Kt 4 B-Kt 5 P-B 3 16 P x Kt Kt-Kt 5 5 Kt-B 8 Q-R 4 10 n x Q P P x R -J Q-B 2 P-K Kt 3 17 Kt x Q P P-K R 3 7 P-K 8 B-Kt 2 18QxP BxP 8 B-Q 8 Castles 10 P x P ch K-Kt 2 0 P-K R 4 P-K 4 20, B x P ch K x P 10 Castles QRP-Kt 4 21Q-tt7ch Resigns. II P-R 5 P x B P An Interesting game recently played by correspondence. Tho ending Is instructive:— Vienna Opening. White— A. Mlchalozii. Black— M. CampanarL 1 P-K 4 P-K 4 14 Q R-K 1 Cartles K It 2 Kt-Q B 3 Kt-Q B 3 15 Kt-Kt 0 B x Kt '8 P-B 4 Pip IOBxB QR-Kl 4 Kt-B 3- B-Kt 5 17 P-K R 81 Rail 6 Kt-Q 5 Kt-B 3 18 R x R BB 4 . ' 6 P-B 8 B-K 2 10 R-K 7 B x B 7 B-B 4 P-Q 8 80 Q x B Q-B 1 8 P-Q 4 Kt x Kt? 21 B-R 0 RQ 1 OPxKt Kt-R4 22Q-B1! Q-B 4 10B-Q8 I--QKt8 23Q-K1 Q-B 1 HBxBP B-KtC 24 Q-R-4! O-B 4 12 Castles Q-Q 2 85 tt x K B P Rw.lgiK. 18 Q-B 2 P-Kt ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 14 July 1917
'Don't wait until you are told by your employer that you are too old-looking to hold your position, but com mence na^£nce and use Mrs. Mary K. Chapman's Genuine Specific. It will darken your hair naturally and grad ually, and you will look years younger.' IN business and professional life, when energy and clear-headedness are the measures of success, the business man or woman recognises only too well that the appearance of the first grey hairs marks the world's refusal to recognise him or her anv longer as young enough. Looked Too Old at Fortv-six Numerous instances have come under nry notice of men and women who had held responsible positions for years, and who at the age of 46 on hereabouts, be cause their hair had turned grey, probably through mental strain, were pushed out . of their position even though they were comparatively young and vigorous. Grey or white hair is not a definite sign of old age, but unfortunately it is considered to be proof of advanced age by the gen eral ...