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THE STAFF OF HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
THE STAFF OK HOPE. Ceacc to lament for that thou canst not help, And study help for, .that which thou lamcnt'st. Time Is the nurse and hrecder of all good. ' ? ?-.Here if thou stay, thou canst not sec thy love; Besides, thy staying will abridge thy life. Hope is- a lover's staff; walk hence with , that, And manege it against despairing thoughts. — ShakcsDearc.
A GOOD WAITRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
A GOOD WAITRESS. ,.- In a camp In England on'o of the' returnu.-l wounded— who bad Imr-roved so far that licivas able to get in holds with a largcslMd beef steak— thought it time to hurry tip tho waitress who hud taken his order for the piece of bullock. * He shouted: 'Hey, ..miss, hurry up with that steak; I'm hungry. Shako It up.' One of tho boys, at another table, crossed over and in formed him that the waitress was the wifo of Colonel Plumcr, of Matching. 'Don't' give a ? ? ,'sald the elber, 'ol/e's a rattling good wailreu.'
NABBED HIS MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
NABBED HIS MONEY. A tample of the simplicity of some of Ibo hoys comes In a etory from one of the Hun prison camp*. He was short of food, very lonely, and without money. lie thought if lie had some coin he might be able to buy certain privileges, ao obtained permission to wire for caBb. There T» no trouble in getting permission to do this. He wired the British War Office: 'Am starring;; send me -en pounds.' The appeal carried. Some of the officials made up £3, which was wired him. He got this, and sent ? letter of acknowledgment, In 'Which he Raid: 'Thanks for the money; whatever you do again, don't gold money through the War Office. They nabbed seven .pounds.'
HUNS ARE GUN SHY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
HUNS AHE OUN SHY.. An Anxae, who. Is among the return eiV says of- the Huns that, as long as they are on a ' winning wioket, they will fight all right. And till1 they jus jammed, they keep on fighting. Once we get among 'em it is different. Thp.v will not stand up to the collar and keep on jfolng then. 'Fact o' the matter, is,' ho said, thoughtfully, 'most of them is quiet, peaceful people in the ordinary way o* tilings.- Kightin' ain't their came. They don't like it a hit; they won't fctand for. the steel, they won't bear up in a clinch and fight it. out with the butt' or ihc bare bones, an1 there ain't o shadow of doubt of tills— they're all gun-shy.'
WHEN THEY START. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
WHEN THEY START. The Germnns arc not stayers, In the sens* or staying to ecu what is going to happen after the Britlah reach them. They, are stodgy, niuddy-mlnded men, as a rule, but when the sun shines on tho rtccl of the oncoming soldiery of the .Allies they are able to do some quick thinking. One of the Australians was asked how It was his'1-, company iiad conic back without prisoners. 'Prisoner* I' ho echoed, scornfully; 'you'd want dogs to run 'em down. ? They just 'yell ' tho' Oeriflan' for ' 'Kro they come,1' and then they get i Roin\ . v Our fellows ain't fast enough to 'ead, 'em back, ?oncii' they break away.' i? ?', ?
CHESS & DRAUGHTS PROBLEM No. 17. BLACK (8 places). [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
CHESS & DRAUGHTS mm* taawvim i If ? ?i''itw«» PROBLEM No. 17. IIIjACK (0 |.ltHV»). W111TK (8 plm--). (5N2, lNfip, SnllljilH, 4k3, S, K4P2, il'ii2,' 0Q1.) ,' While to play uud mate iu two move* ? J. 1'uKpliiL, Rotation of Xo. 16 (O'Keofe) : 8. qV, f-»2. TO, ItlN'ln', BjtlliS, rltilW, 1;7.— Mate iu two. Key— 1, (J— It 7. Solved by : G. M. Weir. AthflMdj 'll. .lenkiiiB, -Teinpc;. M. llurimr, North .Sydney; U.U.M., IJunduberg, Q. : and It. 'W. Hill, Melbourne. Kurlhcr solutions of No. U from: M. Hat'juir, North Sydney; D.O.M., Huiidalwrgj G. M. Weir, AshOeld; aud A. C. llahball, Crcmorne. A lively game played in the Winter tourney of tile Hampittead (i:ngland) C.C. The double Nicrilli'e at the end iB extremely -pretty : - Ituy r^opes (Ckssical Defence). Vliite-Ii. 3. Kblrin. Black-E. M. Jcllle. 1 P-K 4 P-K i 12 B x I' M-Kt 1 2 1(1- KH 8 Kt-Q 11 3 13 IJ-I! i Jt x 1- '* ?i 11-Kt S B-n 1 14 B x Q Kt U-x Kt i Castles l'-Q 3 ISSxIlcb Qxli 5 P-B 3 B-Kt 3 10 P x B Kt-lt 2 (i P-Q 4 P x ...
THE HOME DOCTOR THE TEETH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
THE HOME DOCTOR THE TEETH. Children are you careful of your teeth? Do you know that the germs of diphtheria, con sumption, blood poisoning, etc., can lodge in a bad tooth? And apart from the danger of severe illness a decaying tooth is offensive, un clean. To keep the teeth thoroughly clean they should be brushed at least twice a day. Ordinary clean soap on the brush is quite as good as tooth pastes or powders. When brushing the teeth, take care to do it thoroughly, passing the brush up and down as well as. across the teeth. The smallest grain of Condy's crystals in a little tepid water is a good thing to rinse the mouth with after, brush ing the teeth. These hints are supplied by the Medical Branch of the Education Department ?--«— — ^— — ' . . . . i:
WORTHY OF FRAMING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
WORTHY OF FRAMING, This charming frock is of Chinese embroidery on black net. ?'. The colors of the embroidery are em phasised in triple chiffon founda tion of_ green, purple and mustard. There is a freshness of youth, and a richness of antiquity which makes this costume most alluring, —Underwood.
DRAUGHTS. PROBLEM No. 17. By F. Dunne (a useful stratagem.) [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
DRAUGHTS. PROBLEM No. 17. \ By F, Dunne fa useful stratacrem.) , Hindi: Man 23. Kings 19, 20, 31. White: Men 24, 32. Kb. 14, 10, 80. White to play and win. Solution of No. 15 (Do Orr): Black— 13, 17, 10, S2. Ks. 1, 24, 20. ?\Vhlte-9, 10, 10, 23, 29. Kb. 2, 12, 14. Black to play and win, thus : , 1-5 24-20 5-7 13-17 22-25 20-19 ' 23-10 14-21 2-11 . 21-14 20-22 B. witii. Correct solutions received from: A. Snaddcn, Ilelmoro (14 and IB); Din*J)ong, Broken Hill (13 and 14); a; 1!. Brown, Nambucca (14). ' - ; ':
NUTS AND CHESTNUTS SUPER-ENERGY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
NUTS AND CHESTNUTS SUPER-ENERGY. . Little Jane and Joscnhlnc -were busily engaged in help ing mother to dry the diiiner dishes. 'Bur, Jane, you didn't get that plate dry,' objected her sister. 'Yes,. I did!' exclaimed Jane eagerly. 'I dried it bo hard that it perspired.' SHE KNEW HIM. Husband : 'One night while you were 'away I heard a. burglar. You should have Been me going downstairs three steps at a time.' Wife (who knows him) : 'Where was he? On. the rooir ? » ? * . ..: w. :.-?- ??'?. ' PRELIMINARIES. ''-* [♦'i;iri.«V 'You ouglit to forgive your enemies.' 'I may eventually,' replied Senator Sorghum. 'But I'ehould like to give them a lesson beforehand, so that they will know my forgiveness is generous and strictly voluntary.' ' Mother :' 'Alice, I was very much surprised and shocked last evening when I passed the parlor door nud bjw Mr. AVoodbe with hfs face close to yours.' Daughter': 'Yes, mamma; isn't it a (shame, the poor fellow is so awfully near sighted 1' ? '
NEW COMPETITIONS. FOR OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
NEW COMPETITIONS. l''OH OCTOBER AND KOVICMBliR. Class At— Kor reudcrs under twelve; A lltt aud description of the .wild flowers of Australia. The name of our National flower must be given, aud also tlis nuiDus ot the wild llowers lor which each Bute U famous. . ???... ? CIuks B,— Un-Jcr fourteen. A diort , c-psay on your favorite piece of poetry. Copy out a verse ol the poetry and give a short biography of the writer.'- Class C— Under sixteen. Write about your favorlU movie hero or heroine, and in which -picture, they moat apiieal to you. ' - Class D.— Under .eighteen. An essay on the word . Aiiuic, liow it arose, and what important part it will piny in the future iilMory of Aurtrulia. CIisb H,— Under 18. Bend in the lurgest number ot woixIb formed from the word Regulation. No obsolete! ' words or proper names to be used; no words that cannot be found .in any standard dictionary; no letter to bo used twice, All words to be written In columns uad carefully numbered at the ends of col...