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Prize Competitions FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. NEW PRIZE COMPETITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
PffflS^ C@lMp(gltnttI(D)lRi@ FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. NEW PRIZE COMPETITIONS. Phylllda Is just beginning to be con scious ot that 'Christmas feeling' In tho atmosphere. OC course, you understand, and probably you — everyone of you — Bluiro it. A bookseller was responsible for it in rhylllda's case. She was looking tor something Interesting — a nice little volume on trigonometry, or mensuration, or ancient history, when sho found her self wandering among stacks nnd stacks of such literature as Christmas Annuals, Girls' Own and Hoys' Own Llooks galore, nnd Instantly the 'feeling' referred to ' above overcame her, and she fell to think ing, of boys and girls, and ChriBtmas, and prizes, and so forth. So, in consideration of the time pf year, 'that Chri.-tmas feel ing' Is going to be allowed to pervade the new prize competitions. ' First, the awards are going to be made before Christmas, that those- who have been successful may know how to approach Santa Claus. For the rest you must just read...
AN ESSAY THAT WON A PRIZE. MY FAVORITE HOBBY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
AN ESSAY THAT WON A PRIZE. MY FAVORITE HOBBY. I really think the hobby that gives me the greatest pleasure is collecting flowers and pressing them. In the spring it re quires quite a lot of work to collect all the various sorts of flowers and try and miss none. There are so many, that when you thmk you have all there are to be found In this district, new ones keep ap pearing, until you begin to wonder if you will ever have all. A walk In the bush has an added interest, because you never know what new varieties may bo found during tho ramble. Again, so many are alike and yet different in somp slight way, that it takes careful study to tell the difference. Perhaps one has five petals, and another six,, or one's leaves are I broader than the other's, and so on. Bls I muth Is a splendid place in which to ! start a collection, as thore are dozens of flowers here In all seasons. Altogether, there are 13 different kinds of wattle, ant. heaps of other flowers such as boronia, white star, wi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
THE IDEAL HOME OF ELECTRICITY. A photograph of tho remarkable stall of tho AUSTRALIAN GENERAL ELECTRIC CO. at the Idoal Homes Exhibition at Sydney Town Hall, which was one of the many excellent features of tho Exhibition. THE MAZDA LAMP AND OTHER ARTICLES sold by the company formed a most attractive exhibit. READ THE MIRROR FOR LATEST SOCIAL GOSSIP.
A Page for Young People BABETTE'S AND BIJOU'S MAGIC COATS. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS CHAPTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
A Pa$e for Sbung- People BY LILIAN TURNER (Mrs. P. Lindsay Thompson), Author ot ' Tho Girl from the Backblocks.' BABETTE'S AND BIJOU'S MAGIC COATS. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS CHAPTERS' - .Babctto and BIJou were little Belgian girls who, since the Great War came to their land, had been living in the cellar or their home. Ono afternoon they slipped unobserved away to the Market Square where they had heard were great boxes of warm clothing from Aus tralia. Believing that Uie fairies had Bent them, they determined to ask for a mngio coat for each. American ladles were there to give the clothing away, and they saw to It that these' two little drlB obtained their lnntfPll.fni* nntila Wlmn ntnri In thnln nrnnilt* coats, they at length reached their homes, again they hesitated outside the door afraid to enter, until -observed by a German officer, who come to tho kitchen door, und they were dragged by him Inside. He and tho other two officers there accused the little girls of having been to their ...
WOMAN AND THE HOME. THE ART OF GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. SOME FACTS ABOUT COOKERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
WOMAN AND THE HOME. THE ART OF GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. Bv 'THALIA.' SOME FACTS ABOUT COOKERY, Mistakes so often occur, even in the bcBt regulated families, and the youthful house koeper Is frequently puzzled to know why such a particular dish has turned out a failure, although tho recipe. was reliable, and. the Ingredients of the best. I am Inclined always to think that we learn more by our failures than by our successes. Be this at it may, some of my early cul inary efforts are even still stock Jokes in my family. Shall I ever forget the ducks which I was supposed to have boiled in stead of roasted, or that cornflower mould which was ordered to be so overdosed with red coloring by way of decoration that when it arrived at the table no one even ventured to try its overblushlng delights! It is in the hope of helping others to avoid these 'early mistakes' that I have collected the following hints, which I havo certainly found helpful in train Ing my cooks, when they, as a rule, started in ...
THE WEEK'S VERSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
THE WEEK'S VERSE. 'Trouble's a ton, or trouble's an ounce. Or trouble is what. you make lt;« And it's not' the fact that you're hurt that counts, ' It's only— how did you take it? ? You're battered to earth, well, what of * that? ? . Come up with a smiling face; It's nothing against you to fall down flat; But to Ho -there — that's the disgrace.' — Anon.
HOW OUR BOYS PASS THEIR TIME DURING THE VOYAGE TO THE FIGHTING BASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
HOW OUR BOYS PHSS THEIR TIME DURING THE VOYHGE TO THE FIGHTING BHSE. These photographs were taken for 'T-»t Mirror' by an officer of an Australian troopship. A machine gun squad on board an Australian transport. A FRENCH BATTLESHIP LYING OFF PORT SAID. The. French cruiser Jeanne d'Arc photographed while lying off Port Said. S PIPE8 AND.DRUWS. An Instrumental quartette which enlivened the monotony of troopship! jf I if Oa BEEF VERSUS MUSCLE. Til 6 tug-of-war, heavyweights versus lightweights. f-.actiino guns mounted near Lemnos as protection auaimx Buomarin« A QUIET HAND AT NAP. A group ut tne M.M.m.u. enjoying a game or cards on me vu/ugc to curop^J WHERE THE CANAL ADMINISTRATION 'S CARRIED OUT. The fino offices of tho Suez Canal facing the water-front at Port Said. It is from these offices that tho wnolo of the administrative work of tho canal is carried out. IN THE SHADE OF THE AWNING. PREPARED FOB EMERGENCIES. Passing a quiet afternoon In the Red Sea. A wireless operator at his p...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. Hilda; Red walls are not suitable for a smalf room. Yellow. gives a better idea of space. And have all your paint creamy white. Your coverings could bo brown, nnd-ndd a brown carpet and china. blue and yellow chair cushions. I think, tho effect when complote would be excellent. Housewife: My cookery hints should help you thlo week. And my special milk , pudding would be economical and easy : to make. Matron: (1) You. must mean tho work of the voluntary aid. For full particulars ' write to. the head office of the Red. Cross at No. 4 Bridge-street: .(2) To cook any-, 1 thing cncaserolo Is simply to stew it in a fireproof dish in which it is to «c sent to table. (3) I can recommend the following recipe for Madeira cake, which- has bcon tried with delicious results: — Half a pound of butter, half a pound' of sugar, half a pound of flour, enough of baking powder to cover a sixpence, four eggs, a cap of citron pee!,- and flavoring it liked. Beat' the butter and'...
A WORD ON MILK PUDDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
A WORD ON MILK PUDDINGS. Everybody thinks they know more or less how to make a rice pudding, still, there are many to whom my special rice pudding may be a novelty. I call It a creamed rice padding-. And I want 3 tablespoons ot rice, one pint of milk, and 1 oz. of sugar. I first butter the dish, stir the rice and sugar together, then add the milk, and place all In a moderate oven for two hours. Then I take the dlah out and Btand it on the rack above tho fire, covered with a clean cloth. I leave it there for half an hour more, beforo sending: it to the table. You may ask VliV T ntlf iha *tlati nn *t»*. ...I.* T-«™ . ? during the last half-hour it gains a kind of creamlness which makes it much more delicious than it would be if sent to table straight from the oven. If you try this, ?you will bo surprised what a difference It makes. ' ? ?-?-? ? ?? ? Another Insxpensivo Recipe. - - Arrowroot Pudding. — We all know how tired we get of tho'samo sweets, and how nice a new pudding Is. I use...
SOLDIERS' STORES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
SOLDIERS' STORES. A movement is on foot to establish a -' Soldiers' Provision Stores, to provide tho - families of our soldiers and sailors with ' high-grade groceries and provisions, at J~ cost price, eliminating profit. To assist tho movement a Franco-Australian carni val is to be held In the Royal Agricultural Show Grounds on December 4. This fete will be held under the patronage of the French Consul-General, and the entire proceeds will be devoted to the soldiers' stnrcn. Mr.t K. MnVnrtvan tn hAn rm-m. tary of the movement, with Mr. J. Mat thews as assistant secretary, Miss A. Jen kins as hon. treasurer, and Mr. Arthur Herrlott hon. auditor. An urgent appeal Is made by the committee for voluntary workers to assist the movement.
In the Limelight THE LATEST THEATRICAL GOSSIP BY "SUZANNE." A Popular Revival. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
In the Limelight THE LATEST THEATRICAL GOSSIP BY 'SUZANNE.' A Popular Revival. After an extraordinarily successful run, tbo 'Potash and Perlmuttcr' season con cluded on Friday night, and to-night there will be a revival at Her Majesty's of . 'The Man Who Stayed at Home.' This ? play, with Us 'spy' Interest, was popular on Its first production In Sydney some months ago, and its revival for a short1 season will be welcome. ? ? ? inere ure one or two. enanges in ins cast since tho company was last here. Miss Charlotte Ives takes the part of Molly,' previously played . hero by . Miss Lizette Parltos, whllo tho rolo of Carl Sanderson, the German spy. Is enacted by Mr.' Austin Mllroy, In placo of Cyril Maekay, , ? ? ? One of the cleverest character studies In tho' original Sydney production was the Fraullen Schrocdcr of Miss Elly Malyon. Miss Malyon, who is unable to MISS VIOLET PAGET, ,Who is appearing in 'Tho Man Who ? ° Stayed at Home' at Her Majesty's. ?- f Photo, by. Chas. Solly. lac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
WTVAT I WHEATl?!?-- — twice daily Governing Director, H. D. MctNTOSH ? A Great Programme of Stars who can only be seen at the Tlvoll. ? MISS MARY LAW, Kotnblo English Violinist. COY DE TRICKEY, The Cinnamon Girl. J. and M. HARKINS, In Little lilts of Musical Comedy Nonsense NOLAN and NOLAN, Comedy JiiRglera. MORRIS GOLDEN, The Ylddle on the Fiddle IDA BARR— ANNIE KENT, TWO filSHAT' COMEDIENNES. MISS ELLA CASPERS. The Girl with a Voice of Gold. HECTOR GOLDSPIMK, Of Quintan Opera Co. THE PAYOLAS, Classical Athletes. VAUDE and VERNE, 1'nttcr Comedians. HERBERT WINTER, Droll Comedian. THE TYRELL8, Specialty Dancers. ? ? c' PRICKS AS USUAL. Flan at Nicholson's and Tivoli. 'Phone 962J for Reserves. . Children llalf-prlce FrIJay Nights nnd Matinees. REHD THE 'MIRROR' FOR NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
TWICE DAILY I MATffONAI THFATHF TWICE DAILY 'THE UTMOST IN VAUDEVILLE.' ? Direct from America per A.M.S. Niagara nnd First Appearance in Australia Of UBW HOFFMAN ' Amerlca'a Hat Maniac.' Continued Success of VICTOR THE- GREAT . MADAME CLOTHILDA AND CO., Presenting their Latest Illunlons. HAMILTON AND BARNES, I EILEEN FLEURY, American Fatter Comedians. | In Impersonations of Celebrated Artists r-E par ELOIOE~TAYLO R, I nnMAlME Comedy Ac?obat. ^''Vnmn'6''6'1 I The naming vVollnlst. BATES and WADE. | THE REXOS. j MAX MARTIN. BARGAIN MATINEE PRICES. ? . ? Cd. and 1/-. 6d. and 1/-. 6d. and 1/-. 6d. and 1/-. BVENINO PRICES: 3/-, 2/-, 1/-, and 6d. (except Sat. and Holidays). Reeorva _^_ ^__tlon Feo ! 6d. and HolldayB 1/-. 'Phone. City 3393 L ^°^toao''yatjon»- ^^ ' ALL-BRITISH LAMP MADE WITH BRITISH CAPITAL ONLY. TOE ' /^P^X THE EOTAL ; /^Jj&JV KOYAL EMSWAN jB||l EBISWAN. Royal Warrant // |JI»|, 1 Royal Warrant H.1VI. King George U»4iU^ J jf.M. King George JIADE BY BRITISH LABOUR. L...
THE CASE STATED AND OBJECTIONS REFUTED. President P.L.L.. N.S.W. A Favorable Moment. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
THE CASE STATED AND OBJECTIONS PFUTED. By JOHN D. FITZGERALD, President PJLJU, N.S.W. A Favorable Moment. Notwithstanding the war, there is pro bably no moment so favorable for the success of the Referendum proposals as tha present The Interstate Labor Con ference, held In Adelaide in June last, composed tho last remaining differences between the leaders of the States and the Commonwealth: These differences caused vacillation In the Labor ranks in previous referenda, and gave courage and vocal strength to the opponents of the fulfil ment of Commonwealth powers. It is well known that,' in spite of their attitude of opposition, many of tho lenders of the Lberal Party admit that certain of the Referendum proposals must in tho end be passed. Especially was the' opinion of Sir' 'William Irvine decisive upon - the point that the full, scope of Federal Government could never be realised until higher 'pdwers were conferred upon the Commonwealth Parliament. State and Federal Functions. It is...
At the Movies Motor Smash at Keystone Studios [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 30 October 1915
At the, Movies Motor Smash at Keystone Studios. The first experience ot Weber and Fields in film work was nearly fatal. They were doing a scone for their first Bennett-Keystone feature, in the course of which they had to be mixed up in a motor collision. Mack Bennett's 120 h.p. racing car was to be the destructlvo mo dlum, and that car certainly was a thor ough actor. It got away and the col lision with Weber and Fields took place when the speedometer was registering 58 miles per hour. Weber, and Fields were carried in an unconscious condition to the studio hospital, together with the chauf feur and the camera man, and some days elapsed before another scene could be taken. ? ? ? Foy Not Killed Yet. Joe Jackson and Bert Clarke, two new comedians fresh from vaudeville, arrived at the studio that day under engagement, but when they inspected the casualty Use they started to yearn again for the foot lights where matters are not so strenuous. Eddie Foy, however, cheered them up. 'It's al...