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SNAPSHOTS OF AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS ON LEAVE IN "BLIGHTY." [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 27 October 1917
SNAPSHOTS OF AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS ON LEAXVE IN 'BLIGHTY.' %;***£;?! B°me £UrthW PiCtUrM 6h°Win£ 8°me °£ *?—- ^ed by members of .4. A. LpTwhen on furlough. TU^^Z^Z^^ZSL and i'Sw ^ '' 1 :^rj;;': : *? , .,,,:-..'?;. ' pictures in Scotland. - ' . ? ?? ??! 1 ^ *ii ^ffic'i ?? 'a- ?:????. Ci-W:''^^,: . . ,, ? ?'. ^ ? ? ? ' ??-'..-. ' - ..-????? '- W^§^^^%^i^^'-4^:\ '??:? ' v'';; ':' : ?''?; :.- : ? ?'? ?-; '?' ''?'?'; '??????.? ..-?? - ?-.''? ?' -. ? ' ' - ? ? -\ . ' v
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 27 October 1917
'i\!j'i'' WM . m q$ '';??: Mil H ^^^ are 8ome reasons to show how - ' [ :W: JM excellently suited is the ' Swan ' ' -'§1 m III Pen as a gift. ?!$'? JHJJ It adds to the pleasure of daily life. It ||rjj gives the best service and lasts for years! railS '* *8 *ree °* ^ complications and little ijlj faults. It is easy to send by post. , SB 9ount UP °^ t^ie; People to whom you Hi wish to give a present ; send them all ?mm 'Swans.' This will save you trouble HHI and- win you much appreciation. ' IW SOLD BY STATIONERS AND IMPORTERS. WSfl «ABLE| .T01£D ,& Co' hi a' n * ^ Hi8h Holbprn', London, England. iHDyHnl Manchester, Paris, Zurich, Toronto, &o. Sydney (wholesale only)— ¥MSa 255a, Goorce Street, tondon Factory— 319-320, Weston Street, S.E. mfflul Associate House— Mablo, Todd & Co., Inc.. New York and Chicago flKgSEJa AUSTRALIAN FK1CH9J ? - . ' ajPjfyffi Illustrated Catalogue Post Free- . ~''~ '''
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 27 October 1917
The Safest Investment .. V m the World Thousands of people have saved money since their Investment in the WAR LOANS. ' , - We are ndw.v offered another similar .opportunity 'of inve'rtnient where the money is absolutely 'secure, ar.d will be paid back pound for pound, with a .dividend of 41 per cent, per annum. N ry -. Such an opportunity is presented in the ' t . COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA; ri '. .. . . LI BE RTY LOAN The Government guarantees to re-pay in full in 1927, and/ further, will pay interest at 4j per cent, every six months. COULD ANY INVESTMENT BE MORE SECURE OR WORTHY OF RESPECT ? BONDS or STOCK are accepted as the equivalent of cash' in' payment of death duties, and the Interest is free of Income Taxation. THEREFORE, INVEST TO-DAY AND HELP PRESERVE YOUR LIBERTY. ffloney is a good Soldier—Buy War Loan Bonds Commonwealth Bank of Australia. ? . ?'''???. ' ' ...
SONS OF THE SEA SYD HAS TO STAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 27 October 1917
V ) . A I IW J&^ k D?UaptTranivH.Sh^ SYD HAS TO STAY. We dont want you overboard again, my 6on,' said the skipper. 'Stay down here and watch.' And down on deck Syd had to stay, busying himself, in company with the other youngsters, -with coiling up the medley of ropes 'that had been flung down. Rid of more of her canvas, the Cape Horn seemed to settle down to the fight with some degree of comfort. The waves that broke . aboard were not so violent as they Had been ; but although she waB laboring less she was still wet, and at four o'clock, the foresail was taken in. Hove-to under two lower topsails, the ship rode out the gale for the many hours of blackness j and time was when ,Syd and Roy, crouched shivering beneath a '.weather cloth that had been rigged to windward of ,the poop, wondered whether they would ever see daylight again. But gales do not last for ever. After 48 hours of battering the Cape Horn. swung clear of the tumult into smoother water and kinder -skies ; a da...
RUFF AND REDDY DO SOME GOOD BUSINESS AT THE SEASIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 27 October 1917
/ s-. RUFF AND REDDY DO SOME GOOD BUSINESS AT THE SEASIDE. 1. Our friend Ruff and .Reddy en dee a .,. ..local. builder, with, a. cheap .plot .on the sands ? - : ?? ;-at ; W-rriklesca : ?' : ;AIf hbiigh' ; their spelling . is not correct, they' do the trick. ; 2. They take away their sign, and Jenkins the builder, who thinks he has got a bargain, starts erecting his cottage on the beach with great glee. ' 3. As Jenkins puts the finishing touches to his mansion, he thinks of tiie huge profit he i hopes to make from a sale at £250, until— 4. The tide comes in and a- he clambers on to- the roof, Ruff and Reddy come to-the rescue and. earn their quidlet by saving poor Jenkins from a. watery grave. ' .
CHUCKLES, THE CLOWN. SNIGGERS GETS WET. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 27 October 1917
CHUCKLES, THE GLOWN. SNIGGERS GETS WET. 1. 'It takes years of study and self-denial to^do this trick,' tootled our old friend' Chuckr Jes. 'P'shaw ! 'Seasy!1 ?. replied ' liis rival, Sniggers. I'Jl do it with this barrel.' . .' 2: 'There you are. That beats your silly old trick,' sneered Sniggers. ? 'Now I'll go one better and twiddle it round sideways. Houp ? la! . - . .:.,.? ? ;.. i 3. 'Wow! Help !' Yes, you see that bar-. rel was full of watery wetness, and Sniggers got his features severely splashed. 'Ho, Hoi That's put the damper on you, old sport !' laughed Chuckles, as he waltzed off,, 'Good- i i.r, , ,,, bye-ee-ee'!' .',* ? / . ??:
FORGOTTEN GEMS FROM AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 27 October 1917
FORGOTTEN GEMS FROM AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS, Readers may have some difficulty discovering the author of the verse selected for this week. As in the past, there have been many success ful in placing the writer of the chosen gern, the more difficult task may make for a keener search. The prize of 2/6 will be sent the cor respondent whose letter, with the name of the writer of this is first opened in this office '. 1 ulnir Urn songi which were thy choice; ?SoiiffB I have mine with thce. And Mrivc to think that still thy voice Is near, as dear, to me. * I litiRer ueath the st-art' liale liuht— Thofe uenih of 'Heaven which Rhine O'er ua, and I, my love, to night, Thuuk God that tliou art mine. Last week's Forgotten Gem was from Behind the Scenes, by Mona Marie. Our other selec tions this week are : — THE WOMEN OF THE WEST. . George Essex Evans. Tor them no truulnet, sounJa the call, no poet plies his arti-— . , They only hear the beating of their gallant loving liearu. ' But they hnvc mug, w...
OUR LETTER BOX [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 27 October 1917
OUR LETTER BOX Evelyn writes: 'I am wondering if any Tttsiiiatiiau or New SScaUiiid girl of my age (12 or 13) would care to correspond with me i If so, 1 would' be very grateful. My address is : The Heights, Lainbloii, N.S. Wales. 1 am very interested both in Tasiuaiiians and New Zea landers.' . ' (Here Is an opportunity for a girl. of cither island ; there is nothing like an exchange -rf ideas— It is always broadening.; Comrade writes : 'I -via very interested in Bessio'a letter last week. She complained, that when she took her ambitions. asiiiratiouH and ideas to her mother Mil was - told to wash-up, titc. I sympathise greatly with poor Uct'sie i' mothers are the sanie all the world over.' (So, Ucsslei' you are not alone in your martyrdom, Comrade evidently lists a similar experience.) .. A New Little Uirl writes : '1 am going to be one of y».ir nieces in future. 1 read* your .page of The Mirror every week, and, as you invite confidences, I will tell you something of myself. I -am...
NEW COMPETITIONS. FOR OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 27 October 1917
NEW COMPETITIONS. FOIt OCTOlSlilt AND NOVUMDUIt. . : Clou A.— For readers under twelve. A lUt ami doaerlpUon of Iho wild flowers of Australia. ? The natno of our National flower must bo given, and alio tho names of the wild flowert tor which each State U ? Olkiu B.— Uii'Jer fourteen. A short ' essay on your favprlto piece of poetry. Copy out a verw of the poetrr and give. a short biography of Uio writer. i^iim v.— uiwcr uxtectn write about your favorito , movio hero or heroine, ami hi which picture they most appeal to you. ? Class D.— Under eighteen. Au essay on tho word Aiiqc. how It arose, and wlmf important part It will play ill the future history of Australia. Class -K.— Under 18. Send In the largest number ot words formed from tho word Itcffulutlon, No obsolete, words or proper names to be used; no words that cannot be found in any standard dictionary; no letter to ba ?? ' used twice. All words to ba written in columns and carefully numbered at tho euds of columns. . THE P1UZK3...
FOR AUSTRALIA ALL ABOARD! [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 27 October 1917
FOR AUSTRALIA -ALL ABOARD! A recruiting train will leave Sydney on Octo ber 29,. with a recruiting staff on board who 1 will proceed to comb out the great Western Dis trict of N.S.W. Chief among the team of speakers will be Pte. William Jackson, V.C., ' D.C.M., arid the others will- include Lieut. Cam den, D.C.M., Sgt.-Major Donald, Sgt. Salisbury, arid Pte. Stuart. The route will be over the Great Western line, but for those districts untapped by the rail way a big seven-seater car , will be used. This car is. the gift of Mr. C. F. Tindale, of Buena Vista. Armidale, and Ramornie Station, to the State Recruiting Committee for the trip, and; at the conclusion of the tour Mr. Tindale has stipulated that it be handed, over to Pte. Jack son as his absolute property. Recruits can board the train anywhere along the line, arid will be issued a free pass to Syd ';hey.'b'y. the. first up train if they wish to go into. j^'camp at once. On the return of the train -'?and the staff to Sydney on ...
AUSTRALIAN MOVING PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 27 October 1917
AUSTRALIAN MOVING PICTURES. '??' We hear. a, lot of the curse of censorship in regard to cinema films as to other things. But we have yet to grasp the fact that the first thing Australia has to do, if it is to make any such' protest' good, is actively to commence to produce its own films. The conditions^ are in the highest degree favorable. There is a duty on -imported films, and importers 'have to brine them in (as it were) : blind. Films made in Aiieintia rnni/1 h* ms^ . wifrfi fair ' ronfiflfcnre. because their general schemes, or synopses could 1' be submitted to the overlords of the Censor ship as a first precaution. Nobody would object particularly to that, it being understood that .: once the Censor approved a production there .Bhould.be no g*oing back. ?' . The ' climatic conditions are perfect. We have the best. light in the world by which to take photographs. 'We have an extraordinary ?-?diversity and wealth of striking scenery. And . - we have the people. Australians have...
Bush Brigands XIII.—AT THE DIGGINGS [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 27 October 1917
Bush Brigands , ? -* ? XIH.—AT THE DIGGINGS at On May 7, a carrier named William Mor can left Melbourne with several passengers, each of whom had agreed to pay him £14 !i- carry his 'uwag' to the Mount Alexander dig gings. Besides these swags, Morgan had some goods for the conveyance of which to the dig gings he was to receive £29. The 'first day'i ' jcurney was a short one. the .party camping near the Lady of the Lake Inn. The passen gers, who, it may be as well to explain, had '.'- walk, had a tent with them which they took off the' dray.. They were erecting, this when Mov p-nn anil the At'ivft nt another Hraw namctl Pilcock, camped there, walked to a' black smith's shop near the hotel to get some small jobs done. * Pilcock returned alone and in formed the company that Morgan had walked ' ~ on to Tulip Wright's to try. and purchase an extra pair of bullocks to strengthen his team. - ^ The ' following morning Pilcock yoked. up ..''*. Morgan's' team as well as his own, and asked ? -...