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CENSORSHIP IN PARLIAMENT. MEMBERS' CURIOSITY. MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
CENSORSHIP IN PARLIAMENT. MEMBERS' CURIOSITY. (From Our Special Correspondent.) MELBOURNE, Friday. The question of the censorship arising out of tho suppression of 'The Mirror' was brought up In the House of Representatives on Wednesday. While tho Supply Bill was going through, Mr. Thomas made numerous appeals to the Govern ment over the censorship question, and Implored more light on behalf of anxious relatives and the country generally. He referred particularly to an occurrence much talked about, but which for' some extraordinary reason must not do reierreu to In tho big Melbourne and Sydney papers, though private tetters are giving all the facts. This occurrence, said Mr. Thomas, rcdounileU magnificently to the credit of all Australians con cerned. (Cheers from all parts of the House, which showed that members knew quite well what he was talking about.) Both Mr. Hughes and Mr. Jensen were out of the Chamber while Mr. Thomas was talking, the only Minister present being Mr. Higgn, ...
THE CENSOR AND "THE MIRROR," A SATURDAY AFTERNOON COMEDY. HOW AN ISSUE WAS SUPPRESSED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
THE CENSOR AND 'THE MIRROR.?' A SATURDAY AFTERNOON COMEDY. HOW AN ISSUE WAS SUPPRE88ED. ' . The quiet environment of Kent-street on a Sat urday afternoon was rudely disturbed last week when tha State police carried out a raid on the offices ot 'The Mirror' at the Instigation of the Chief Censor of N.8.W, Lleut.-Col. J. T. Wilson, Whether by a pro-conceived plan, or by accident, the raid was made at a time when all the re sponsible members of 'The Mirror' staff were absent, either bathing In the surf at Manly, or reposing restfulljr at their homes,, happy In the ' knowledge that the paper was selling better than ever. There had been no sign of trouble from the . Connor's office earlier in the day, and the paper had been packed oft by tens of thousands on the Interstate trains and to the country districts. All the metropolitan agents and bookstalls had been supplied, and the persistent cries of the runners, who were selling the paper like hot cakes, Indi cated . to the members of 'The...
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
BOWLS. The Bowling Season. *- : Although the Victorian bowling compel ~ '?-, titlons have been in progress several -; weeks, it will bo more than a month be-4-- ; fore a start will bo made In Sydney. It J will bo the leanest season for some time, . '.' for the competition will be restricted — a j short pennant. However, the 'social' jj players will bo well provided for, and. 'i theso 'cranks' should how feel happy. f.' 4 v * * The Australia Day Contribution — ', Nearly £9000. '*~ Tho New South Wales bowlers. In con« '.'; tributlng £8774 to tho Australia Day, , „ fund, set a worthy example to their bro- ; there in the other States, who have not ..-? been slow to follow the lead given. Varl-: ; ous schemes have been suggested, and in '? the end a bountiful harvest should ba - garnered. Our bowlers possess golden hearts. -4 ;
BASEBALL. Summer Baseball. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
BASEBALL Summer Baseball. The Summer Baseball competitions con* tlnue on 'the even tenor of their way.' Ono can always tell when a baseball match is In progress in summer by the yells that rend the utmosphere. Baseball is a nqjsler gnmo than football. On Saturday last the premiers (Sydney) were defeated by Waverley, 13-12, St. Georgo beat Leichhardt Blue Sox 4 to 3, and LcIcIlk liardt beat Petersham 14 to 5.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
MHBBKJMa Braces up the'entire I HHMhHhH system. — All hotels. I 'OVER . Ill ' rt~~yi SAVE i PHIZES' »^SI Sco^Hll ^fii^l! i *m&-£ S ^®^^NS( GOOD SHOT BAKING POWDER. SIP COFFEE , BLUE LABEL TOMATO SAUCE. FEATHER SELF-RAISING FLODft. 173 Casii Frizes. ? To popularise thes* hi9h-°rade footf» v ciort prize; ? - «« « n f»|'«»«ui Bwv which are all made In SETONfi I prize '''r ? '' £1o!b o AustralIa h* Australian., we will present over £100 In cart THIRD Pmnf ? '' ? '' ? t I I o pr'IM to th08e wh0 'nd ln *'? flrMteit »»?'?«? of COUP»'« »' ' TWErrrYPmzEBATONEGuiNEA':::::::::::!::: t» 1 1 ^^'-^ ™*. -*«»«** »-*».„*..«??«..„„*„.* FIFTY PRI?ES AT HALF-A-GUINEA ? £29 5 0 The lame tins of Good Shot Baking Powder and Sip Coffce ONE HUNDRED PRIZES AT 5/. EACH ,.t ? £25 O 0 each '?avo tw0 «-tip-wu attached, and the small tins one coiipofl, ' .... ,J — Feather Flour and Blue Label Tomato Sauce have one coupon £103 15.0 Mch attached. S&Ve fttee COIIPODS* ' *? Coupons must be posted or h...
AN AUSTRALIAN AIRMAN DISTINGUISHES HIMSELF WITH THE FRENCH FLYING CORPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
.;? HUSTRaLIHN ftlRMHN DISTINGUISHES HIMSELF WITH THE FRENCH FLYING CORPS. A French mortar about to bo fired. An interesting fllimpso of our noble French allies in the fighting line. Lieutenant Oswald Watt, of Sydney, has rendered distinguished service with the French flying corps, ,and has been decor- ? ctted with the Legion of Honor and the French military medal. These snapshots were, most of them, taken by Lieutenant Watt himself, and forwarded to friends in Sydney. They form a collection of ex ceptional interest, as showing the part which an Australian is taking with tlic intrepid flying men of our noble French allies. In the centra picture, Lieut. Watt is seen upon a ladder up which. he climbed to photograph German, prisoners in passing. „ An Albatross bi-plane brought safely to earth after the pfopollor had broken when the. motor 'gripped' for want of water. The radiator ot the machine was punctured by a bullet.
CYCLING. Australasian Cycling Championships. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
CYCLING. Australasian Cycling Ciamptonships. ' Although it had already been decided that the Australasian and State cycling ' championships would not be held this season, the matter wus reconsidered, and, it has now been decided to hold them. Tho motivo which led up to the chango was a worthy one. The late Sergeant R. R. Larkln was president of both tho Now South Wnlps Lwiirim of Wheelmen and the Australasian Federal Cycling: ^ Council, and the proceeds of the meeting. ? ? will be presented to Mr. Larkln's widow. ' ' Tho date ha3 been fixed for November ?'; 29, and the Sydnoy Sports Ground will -?'. be tho venue. ? . i i» ? ? ''?'?: Success of A. T. Goullet. ', From American files we lenrn that J A, T. Goullet, of Australia, has covered ;j himself with glory, and Incidentally given ?; Australia a boost by dead-heating with Frank Kramer, tbe wonderful American rider, for tho American championship, '? which Is decided on a points system for events during tho season. Kramer had ,- held...
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
SWIMMING. By the last American mall, Mr. W. W. Scott, hon. sec. of the N.S.W. Swimming; Association, received a letter from CSeorga Cunha, tho famous Hawaiian swimmer, suggesting that ho and a one-legged per former named Lincoln Johnson, who Cunha regards ns a wonder, should; ♦ nut* Aitctrolln TTnttfmyAi* At,. TXT 'W Hill, hon. secretary of tho Austra* « lion Swimming Union, thinks tho j time Inopportune for such a tour. Mr. }'.. Hill Informs us that hnd not tho war in- ' .-,: tervened, tho famous Canadian ana ,£ Olympic swimmer, Georgo Hodgson, would '_; have visited Australia. As George Cunha ''! is quite young, he will doubtless have an- » other opportunity of coming to Australia. 1 Ha Is thn fastest white sprint swimmer ' In the world. y k
PROSPECTS FOR ALLIES' DAY. ELABORATE PREPARATIONS IN PROGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
PROSPECTS FOR ALLIES' DAY, ELABORATE PREPARATIONS IN PROGRE88. Elaborate preparations are being made in almost every quarter for assuring a great display on Allies' Day, and every mall brings the controlling committee as surances of support Already substantial collections have been made, and there is every indication that the objective of the committee — £150,000 — will be accom plished. A cheque for £600 has been received from Messrs. Anthony Hordem and Sons, and the committee Is In hopes oT multiply ing this cheque by ten in order to make a start on tho celebration day with £6000. It Is also asking for twenty cheques of £260, and already four havo been re ceived. . s ? ' Allies' Day will bo celebrated In Sydney on Friday, November 19, and the function will assume the form of a festival of the Allied Nations, and an enormous and ani mated street procession. The centre of tho carnival will be in Martin Place, Moore-street, whero pavilions represent ing the Allied Nations will be ere...
MELBOURNE IN THE MIRROR. THE LATEST GOSSIP ON THE BLOCK. Invitation to Returned Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
MELBOURNE IN THE MIRROR. THE LATEST GOSSIP ON THS BLOCK. Invitation to Returned Soldiers. ; , ??? On Monday the V.R.C. sent word nlong to the returned wounded soldiers, giving . them the right of free entry to the club's ?- grounds at Fleming-ton on Cup Day. : Colonel Williams, State Commandant, ac . ccpted on the spot. A pleasant surprise -, ' after the treatment accorded to many of our boys at the last Caulfleld meeting, where actually poor devils on crutches were sent about their business for lack ' of a few shillings. Under the Auspices of the Wattle League. One day last week War-lecturer Louise Mack helped Lady Bridges plant two or three young wattle-trees In the garden of the Base Hospital on St. Kilda-road. Loulso held her. spade very prettily, and, barring the accident of a split glove, the whole affair was a great success. There were quite a lot of grand people present, and uniforms, of course, were ; very much in evidence. ? ? ? 'Storky' Adams, Norman Leslie, and Julie Smi...
A NOCTURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
k NOCTURNE. Keen winds of cloud and vaporous drift Disrobe yon star, as ghosts that lift A snowy curtain from Its place, To scan a pillowed beauty's face. They see her slumbering splendours lie Bedded on blue unfathomed sky, And swoon for love and deep delight, And stillness falls on all the night. — R. Garnett. i
LIGHTS O' LIVERPOOL. FATIGUE PARTIES AND THAT TIRED FEELING." THE HORRIBLE ISOLATION CAMP. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
LIGHTS 0' LIVERPOOL FATIGUE PARTIE8 AND 'THAT flRED FEELING.' THE HORRIBLE ISOLATION CAMP. tBy PRIVATE PEANUTS.) When tlie mixed mob of recruits, car rying kits, -portmanteaux, bundles, and bags, arrive at Liverpool Camp, they are .greeted with dissonant cheers and .yells of 'Marmalade,' that being, with bread and tea, their Introductory meal at the camn. In a day' or two. having donned dungarees, they are initiated into- the mysteries of fatigue party work. They nro drafted into parties of 10 to 46 -r more to help the cooks, and do work in tho wushhouses, etc. If the corporal in charge isn't tactful as well as firm, ho will bo told to 'Go und get innoculated,' and It Is a common occurrence for re cruits to be 'missing on the job.' As Old' George from the Pioneers' Depot aaldt^ 'You can't bounce these Orstra lians1. I 'ad a party of new. coves out to do some dlggin'. It was easy work, jest some post holes. When wo gets ter tlie job, they slings down their picks and shovels, -and pul...
A BILIOUS TONGUE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
A BILIOUS TONGUE. When your tongue Is coated, evenly, nil over, with a whitish-yellow, color and your breath is bad. the chances aro that you are bilious. If you also havo. indi gestion, constipation, headache, and a general ill feeling, there is scarcely a doubt about It. Your liver needs atten tion. Harsh cathartics which p»rgo violently and then produce a re-nctloiv only aggra vate tho trouble. Gentle assistance is what nature needs to. establish regular habits of health, and Pinkcltes, the little pink laxative pills, free fro«i harmful or habit-forming drags, meet the require ment* most admirably. Send for a free trial sample to the Dr. Wki£nmt? Medicine Co.; Sydney, men tion 'Tlie Mirror.'. Pinkettrs are 1/ a bottle at all medicine dealers.
"LIGHT IN OUR DARKNESS." STRIKING APPEAL BY HORATIO BOTTOMLEY.— SECRECY CARRIED TO THE POINT OF PERIL." [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
' LIGHT IN OUR DARKNESS.' 8TRIKING APPEAL BY HORATIO BOTTOMLEY.—' SECRECY CARRIED TO I THE POINT OF PERIL.' Few articles on war matters have attracted more attention than those from tha pen of that remarkable personality, Horatio 'Bottomley. Mr. Bottomley wields « vigoroui pen, and the appeal which he makes in the following article for less secrecy on the part of the Imperial Government and tho naval and military authorities, will be endorsed by ovary thoughtful Australian. 'The- Mirror' was suppressed last week for demanding that the truth should be told to the people regarding certain matter*. We may ask, with Mr. Bottomley, how much longer this policy of secrecy, carried almost to tha point of peril, is to be allowed to continue. Wo quote the article from tha ' Sunday Pictorial.' I believe I volco the general opinion of the public when I plead for greater can dour oh the part of the Government, and of the nuval unil military authorilics, Wo uro Betting tired of belnir kept in the...
DECEMBER COMPETITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 6 November 1915
DECEMBER COMPETITIONS. Phylllda is just beginning to be-con': serous' of that 'Christmas feeling', in the atmosphere. Of course, you understand, and probably you— everyone of you — share It'~~A bookseller was responsible for if In. Phylllda's pose. She wns/looklng for something lnterestlng-^a nice little volume on trigonometry., or mensuration, or ancient history, when she .found her self wandering among stacks. amf; stacks of such literature as Christmas Annuals; Girls' Own and Boys? Own BdoKsJ galpre, nnd instantly the 'feeling1', referred ' to above overcame her, and Bhe fell to think ing of boys and girls, and1 Christmas, and prizes, and so forth. So, in consideration of the time of year, 'that Christmas tcel 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 ydd must just. road on. Class, S.^This competition is open to ...