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BILLJIMS TROUBLES VETERANS FORGOTTEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
STpouefo VETERANS FORGOTTEN. Lone I'iner: The fact la tuat rue norclty lias worn off it, and the boys who have been in the fight »luoe the ?tart— and there »ro some of them yet— are pretty nearly forgotten by all except their own kin. Ouu time we used tl hear nothing else talked of but the old boys, tho veteran* but now Uie reinforcements are Betting all the good tilings, and the old hands are looked on something likt the regulars of the British Army— men who tliould be there, «s a matter ot course. How instiy people— or asjociatlons— have sent special packages for the veterans, to be delivered, thl» coming Christmas* It's ? bit late to a-k tbe question, but let itjrp forth. ALL ANZACS. Kumara: I. suppose it !? not forgotten that there are somu people called New Zcalanders in the fighting in France. I set! a lot about AuatraHani, but the name dociTnot Include New Zealandcrs— quite a distinct people. As different as Uie Kugliah and the Scotch, and just ** well entitled (o be Eeparatc...
A Page for Young People [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
A Pa$e for ^bung) People Dear Boy» and Girl*.— Were any of you present at the Red Cross open- air fete at the Waverlcy Oval? It wan iu aid of the Bond! an 1 Waverlcy Red Cross, am* brought in quite a lot of money fur our i-rave soldiers. Public school children of both liondl nnd Waverlcy took part, and the infants of both hcIiooIs gave demonstrations in dancing and dumbbell drill. Boy Scouts, big and little, marched to the rhythm of massed bands, and the Bond! and Wavcrley Sports Clubs were there in gala costumes of every hue, shape and size. The day was one of blue and gold, bo everything went well. I should like to* hear tilvoul any uimilar functions in which you have taken port. There is something I want to tell you, and that is — all of you who intend entering the competitions please *-end in 'your contributions early. - It means confusion and rush if thing* are left to the last minute. AUNT BEE.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
PICTURE PUZZLE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS OF ALL AGES Solution ? ..........,; Name ? r ? ..._..«.,:..?....... . .:?: ? ..;.« AddresB ? ..-.».--.?. ...^.;,» .-?.'. . . .....»:.........-:... .;....-. .:'. .»»:« Write out the solution of this Picture Puzzle, and address it 'Picture Puzzle, Mirror, Sydney.' - ;.'?' ? ,, . ' \ FIRST PRIZE 10/;- SECOND '$/* THIRD 2/J& In addition, the proprietors of FEATHER FLOUR will post a copy of their useful Cookery Book to the home of EACH Competitor. ? . . I Competition closes October 31. The first three letters opened containing eorrect ? solu tions win the prizes. No letters will be opened until after the closing of the Competition. .:?.???;? y. L: ? ?'-.. ?'-. '.'-':'?'* - . ? . - ? , ? V ? ' ,' ? ' . ' ? \' fr ? _r- ? . ? . ? : ? — — -a COUPON— OOT.-NOV. COMPETITIONS. Name ? . ...^...; .......... ,. Addrcei ? ........,,., ? Abo............... ? GUum......,,., ? .,., ?' ': ' The Mirror, 20/10/;i7. , ! 6' ? 1— ? — ? i ? ? L -.. ?&
AMBITIOUS YOUTH! [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
AMBITIOUS YOUTH I The small boy watched the Mayor of Muddle combe as he sat at his parents' dinner table with rpund eyes of wonder. Every movement of the civic gentleman's knife and fork was noted. Then suddenly the child gasped out : ? 'Ugh ! I v wish I was a mayor!' The mayor beamed. 'Really ?' he said. 'And why do you wish . you was a mayor like me ?' 'Then I wouldnt get smacked if. I ate things with my knife ;' said the small boy innocently
AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS IV.—RANDWICK PUBLIC SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS JPT.— RANDWICK PUBLIC SCHOOL. Last week we visited the public school at Randwick. It is a fine big building, with a generous playground brightened by flower-beds. Talking of patriotic affairs, the headmaster explained that, this last War Chest Day hap pening during a holiday week, the children were now sending in their contributions. The Randwick children given direct contributions, and raffles, bazaars, and other indirect methods of money-raising are not employed. The chil dren either get money from parents or friends, or else give their own weekly pence. A rough calculation shows that Randwick School has. given £500 to different war funds up ! to date, and, in addition, they have partly fur nished a room of the Randwick Military Hos pital. The school's honor roll-board shows 174 names of old boys and teachers fighting at the front. Bravo, Randwick !
OUR LETTER BOX [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
OUR LETTER BOX Florenton (Tomora) writes : 'jfijnt Bee,-I want to knew jf it is possible to tacotnc an engineer without previously matriculating? I think we learn such a lot of unnecessary things at school, and to inatric. one is obliged to work away at subjects which are of no use uftcnvards. Don't you think I'd get along better if 1 went right away into the practical Bide of the thins V' (If you ore only aiming at engine-driving, become an engine stoker or start at some oilier occupation at the bottom of tin- ladder right away, and Iu time von -wil attain the heights of your ambition. But for civil or mining engineering,' where a University degree lias 4o be obtained, matriculation is, to my knowledge, neoes sary. There is no royal road, Floreston, and if they linno.r you,, it is easy to forget the ' unnecessary subjects afterwards). Disillusioned (Petersham) writes about. the theatre : 'I went to roe Cyril, Maude as General John Kcgan. Mother and father took both me and little br...
C. J. DENNIS: HIS GLUGS A CLEVER BOOK OF VERSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
C. J. DENNIS: HIS GLUGS .'a clever book of verse. Mr. C. J. Dennis' new book of verse, The Glugs of Gosh, is not easy .verse of sentiment and the emotions cunningly wanned up. It is deeper and better stuff, though at a first glance it may seem livelier and more trivial. This new book in rich in clever, allusive stuff, with a sound heart of generous philosophy in it There is breezy social satire, compact of thought. And there is much excellent verbal music. To our thinking, one good Glug is worth a score of Ginger Micks' and smooth Doreens. Mr. Dennis has got right away from the preachy-preach'iness that has paid him thus far so well. He gives m in place of that the Ecntle humor of a tolerant man of the world and a keen lover of humanity. That part of the publisher's notice on the cover that essays to explain the allegory and lay it out stiff and stark in its dry bones can with advantage be skipped, since it merely serves to fog the pros pect. You can construe or interpret the alle E...
FAG ENDS [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
[?] By JOHN DRAYTON. Politics makes some strange bedfellows ! It is printed that the selected Labor candidate for one of the North Queensland constituencies is a former -Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of N.S. Wales— Mn H. Willis. # ♦ ? If it is sound policy to look before you leap, it is exceedingly good business to look before you eat — in some of the. feederies of the city. Country paper : 'A few days since our last issue gave an unmistakable taBte of approach ing Summer.' It WAS a pretty hot issue. ' ? ? ? ? A lady correspondent, writing on old coins, says she has a penny 300 years old, which was given to her when she was a child. On the record she is of venerable age.v \ ? ? . ? One of the complaints of the veterans of the Australians is that they get few letters ad dressed to lonely soldiers. These arrive for the reinforcements. » ? ? A paper, which should know more of the titled aristocracy, refers to Governor Nudgate, of Tasmania. Whereas his name Is Newdigate Newdegate....
IN LONDON. Arthur H. Adams. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
IN LONDON. Arthur H. Adams. Albout me leagues of houses lie, above me crim, and straight, and high 'They climb ; the terraces lean up like long grey reef* against the sky. Packed tier on tier, the people dwell ; each narrow, hollow wall is full ; : \A.nd in 'that hive of honeycomb, remote and high, I have one cell. ' ' . ... So in this tall and narrow street I lie as in Death's lone retreat, And hear, loud in the pulse of ILifc, Eternity upon ma beat. .--.-?? ?
PRESENTS FOR THE KING [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
PRESENTS FOR THE KING Some time ago -. Mrs. Reid, of 72 Ramsay-st, Haberfield, sent a specially decorated nair of socks and cushion cover to the King and Queen. She has now received- the following acknow ledgment:' '??... ? -'?': . Windsor C«tle. '.,'.. .AuRiiut 17, 1017. Dear Mrs. Reid,— I am -commanded by II.M. the King and Queen to thank you very much for the Bocks and cushion cover which you have kindly sent and which their Majesties have been ? pleased to accept. The Queen also wished to congratulate yon upon the sum of money that you have been able to lmii'.l tt the depot, and asks you to thank all those whose names are on the list, both for the gifts and for their message. ' Believe me, yours sincerely, MARY TREFUSia As many bb 419 names were sent to the King with the socks, which came from all over Aus tralia, New Zealand, Tasmania, America, and England. The amount of £21/7/ was realised, and paid into the Country and Interstate^ Sol diers' Pepot, Castlereagh-street, Sydney....
THE LIGHTHOUSES. Edwin J. Brady. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
THE LIGHTHOUSES. Edwin J. Brady. They fill the night with knowledge. A thousand ships go 4-y. ; A thousand captains bless them, so bright and proud and Uigh : - ... The world's dark capes^thcy- glamor ; or low on sand banks dread, - ' ' ,, They, crbudffng, mark a pathway between the Quick and Dead— '' Like star points in the ether '?? They 'bring the eeamen ease, ; These Lords of Wind and Weather-^,, '??;*' These Wardens of the Se»s. -'''^
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
JomwmM)Mk'Mm\t'']htim\k BKADH)FF1CB ^S^P*^ SYDNEY. «S?«'i General Banking Business pMp0*, CItlei and Towns of Australia, London, Tldiworth (Oatltbury Plain), anil Rauaul. Ctblo remittance! mado to, and drafti drawn on foreign plncco direct. Foreign bills OfCOjlsjM ami collected. UUtn of credit imuril to any part of 'iie world. Bulking and EtfCnanire Dullness of trttf description tmntacWd wltbln the Common wealth, united Klnsdoni and abroad. Current aooounts opened. Inter* t paid on Bud drpotlta. Adrian* made »tr»!nit approved securltlM. Savings Bank Department ? «/_ Minimum At all Branohcv. and ovor Interest at Jgy ?/' Doposlfc 26OO ABtenelon at Poat OfHco* Pe»' «nmim W« -*-u-ww |r| Auatm|ia Md papua. up to £3OO INTERSTATE and INTERNATIONAL Baringi Dank Facilltica. hiMSlii'ShwiwmMi0''''' __. ? f''fJlf.lf..i. ' PBK'gQS Mlttlia. Omnrr J Your Country Meeds Money quickly to help. the Boys in the Firing Line Our boys have gone to War. Other boys are on their way, We are left behind. We c...
FORGOTTEN GEMS FROM AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
FORGOTTEN GEMS FROM AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS. The Gem this week, of which the writer has to, be found, will call for some diligent seeking by readers. The writer is not as widely known as she should be : .. Here, friends, no life is free from care and sorrow, * But through its agency is sanctified ; Wait then, crushed soul, for thce tvlll dawn-a-morrow 'When woes shall cease— we snail foe satisfied. The prize of 2/6 will be sent the correspon dent whose letter, with the name of the author of the lines, is first opened in this office* Our other selections this week' are : THET WOMAN'S WRONGS. ??? ??.-? Mona Marie. What arc our laws 1 Bay arc they just When two commit a ain-f - / Shall she,' the wbman1, bear the curse .Whilst tie still smiles to win f Oh I for the future of our land,. Of children whom we love ; Oh I shield ye not the cruel hawk . And crush the wounded dove.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
TIVOLI NIGHTLY AT 8. ? MATINEE, SAT., AT 2.30. Harry fllcicunli Tlvoil Tiirntren, Ltd. Covcrninp Director .. .. HUGH n. McINTOBIL JOSEPH BLASCHECK AwUtcd by ALYCB AUSTIN In '(JOC1KTY BSA1» S OTH ' RUTHBUDD, ETHEL VAUGN, CAMILLE TRIO, i TIio Girlie Confidential Rerrctsrv to Comedy AcrotiutK. With tlic Smile, the Finn of Joy «ud Mirth. THE SHELDONS, ^ JOE REED MABELLE MORGAN 1 NOVEL ACROBATS. liutlcul Marvel. Popular Vocalist MARTIN AND BOGGS, CREOLE FASHION PLATE FASHIONABLE DANCKKS OP NOTE. ? Modern Mystery. Plain at Nicliolcon'B nnd TlvoH. ? 'rlione D924 for Hewrvoa, [PALACE THEATRE. NIGHTLY AT 8, MAT., WEDNESDAY. J. & N. TAIT'S MUSICAL COMEDY CO., INCLUDING BARRY LUPINO, IN THE WHITE CHRYSANTHEMUM SAT. NEXT, VERY GOOD EDDIE. 'SEVEN-TWENH-EIGHT,' or 'CASTING THE BOOMERANG.' The Famous Farcical Comedy, by AuguHlnc Daly, will bo Performed by tlic 8YIAEY COMEDY COMPANY at THE REPERTORY THEATRE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, AT 8 P.M. PROCEEDS IN AND OF SOLDIBIIS' WIDOWS AND O KFHAKf...
"SEVEN-TWENTY-EIGHT." [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
'SKVEN'-TWKNTY-KIGIIT.' The Sydney Comedy company wire unfortunate mine weeks HBO in the rtriko clashing with their performance ot'Scvcn-Twcnty-Kight, or Casting tlic lioomciung, i!io well-known favHral comedy li.v Auga-tine Dalw Tin-*' are now repeating the porforminu-u to-morrow (Satiinl.i\'i night at the Hepi'itory Theatre, (Jiosvi'iiur-sticct. As I'm pioiei'dR go in aid of soldiers' willows and nrpliaiis,' it is hoped that the andienoo will be larscv The prices ure popular, and teats niuy he bouked at l'uliiuj's.
IN THE LIMELIGHT LATEST THEATRICAL GOSSIP BY SUZANNE. Baby Mine. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 20 October 1917
^^~TN~T;H-E~— S LATEST THEATRICAL GOSSIP BY SUZANNE. JJaby Mine. Baby Mine is Beatrice Holloway, and Bea trice Hplloway ia Baby Mine, and so much of cither as isn't the other is satisfactory, more or less. The Mirror never had suspected that Miss Holloway was capable of such excellent work as she puts into this farce. To start with, she looks the right thing— a dear little snoodling wife, who has depended on the sexual N lure to pull her through all her difficulties, tide litr overall her rough places, make all things come right in the end ; and who Is genuinely distressed when, at a crisis, the scheme ceases ,to work. Confusion About Babies. Otherwise the farce depends for its fun on a ?wealth of ^confusion about babies. The fun is often forced, and only good acting can get it over. Miss Holloway's acting is so consistently and absolutely good that all the funmaking suc ceeds. A Reputation Established. She looks sweet, talks sweetly, is sweet. She does daring things and wears darin...