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The Talk of Sudney Civic Philistines [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 20 November 1915
T' ? ' ? — — ? ' ? ? : _ err ttati^ibw. ?* ? *^ Civic Philistines. Cannot something lie ilnne to deal with the Philistines on municipal bodies who permit the erection of monstrosities In the shape or ugly buildings In their areas? Journeying to Manly tho other day, I noticed Home new flats on the harbor foreshore whli'h will be a veritable eye rore to one of the most attractive spots in Sydney. Unless the councils will ex ercise their powers in regard to architec tural design they ought to be taken away from them. This seems to me to be nn additional argument in favor of Greater Sydney. A Legend of the Trenches. One of our woiinded men who recently returned from Gallipot! tells me of a strange legend which exists nrmint' the Koldlers out there. It is bald that the fortifications of Achl Uabn, tho great Turkish stronghold, which the Allies' nut ' rrackers have so far proved powerless to crai.'k, were designed by the British as far back as 1878. Ir there any truth In : the btury, I wo...
MELBOURNE IN THE MIRROR. THE LATEST GOSSIP ON THE BLOCK. MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 20 November 1915
MELBOURNE IN THE MIRROR. THE LATEST GOSSIP ON THE BLOCK. Melbourne, Friday. There Is much satisfaction In Melbourne at Sir. llutshes's statement und his In tentions with regard to enemy trading., und In particular with regard to the sus pension of. enemy trade marks. Victorian manufacturers have for some time been contending that the one ell'eetive way to right German trade is by destroying the goodwill which has been built up In the use of certain names, such as 4711, aspirin, lysol, nnd bo forth. Destroy the name, and you destroy everything — In most cases. The agitation with regard to Julius Blau and 4T11 Kau de Cologne was very warmly carried on In Melbourne, and this and the publicity given to the JUUlkVl 111 LltU UUlUlllUB UL 111O «»wui ultimately aecured the suppression of both Blau and his perfume, ? ? ? The closure of the business of the Con tinental Tyre Company ends another '* chapter In the story of Hun machinations In commerce. Edwards, the manager, who Is now behind a ...
NOTED OARSMAN HONORED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 20 November 1915
NOTED OARSMAN HONORED. Major It. L. R. Rabctt, who has been made a Companion of St. Michael and St. George, Is a. well-known Sydney oars man, and reached the 'highest rung In tlie rowing ladder' in 1912, when he rowed for New South Wales in tho Interstate eights at Adelaide. He is a member of the Sydney Kovvtng Club. Major Rabett enlisted when the war broke out, and left Australia two months' later. Ho per formed several valiant deeds, and was mentioned in despatches. Ho is now at Cairo In hospital.
A THRILLING WAR BOOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 20 November 1915
A THRILLING WAR BOOK. One of the moat thrilling books which has been written on the war Is a little shilling volume entitled 'A Woman's Diary of tho War,' by Miss S. McNaugh ton, which Is cordially recommended to readers of tho 'Mirror.' Some of our novelists have been seeing things for themselves in Flanders and France, and Miss McNaiighton is amongst the number. She writes an Interesting, pathetic, story of the sorrows of Belgium, this fortitude of France, and the heroism of the British troops. Women writers often get more quickly than men to the heart of things, and Miss McNaiighton has certainly man aged to realise the 'soul' of tho war. 'France,' she writes, 'has learned a noble seriousness which did not formerly belong to her, und France,' she says, 'Is praying now as perhaps she hud a little bit for gotten how to pray. But she has not forgotten yet, and perhaps never will for give.'
THE DAWN OF ALLIES' DAY. A DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN. MARTIN PLACE TRANSFORMED. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 20 November 1915
THE DAWN OF ALLIES' DAY. A DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN. MARTIN PLACE TRANSFORMED. Once more Sydney awoke yesterday to realise that it must empty its pockets for tho cause of the Allies and for the good ot things as they are. The invasion ot fair women dressed In summery attire commenced early In tho morning, and for once tho wives and daughters reached tho city before their husbands and fathers. As a result, tho business boats and trains resounded with the rattle of collection boxes, and fow were allowed to escape without their toll. Even after they had reached their of fices and workshops there was no peace, for tho collectors Invaded the most sacred of sanctums, and rattled their boxes un MR. NEVILLE MAYMAN, Joint Secretary, with Mr. Percy Huntsr, of the Allies Day Executive. der tho most prominent noses of tho most important people in their own dens. Martin Place was no longer the sober British business thoroughfare. For tho time being it was transformed into an Eden of light and color. ...
THE MIRROR OF LABOR. Whose Job is This? [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 20 November 1915
THE MIRROR OF LABOR. (By P.L.L.) Whose Job is This? I Half the latest crop or Industrial uis putcs In N.S.W. has been due to quarrels between different craft unions over tho demarcation of the work of various tradesmen, As Mr. Black, of the Elec trical Trades Union puts It, 'these paltry matters are not worth kicking a dog over,' and he charges the Amalgamated Engi neers with having 'ignored the. rules of Hie JjltUUI UUHIIVII ll~IUllll£ IU uio('ui-.«i the rules of the Iron Trades Council re lating to disputes, nnd the law of the country relating to disputes.' t- « ? Mr. King Sailer, manager of the Cockatoo Liuukyuru, hampered in his work, on warships by these paltry squabbles, suggests that they should all be referred to the demarcation committee, a proposal which Is endorsed by Mr. Adler, president of the Iron Trades Federation. Mr. Adler, as an experienced trade unionist, should know that there will be no end to these troubles until the cuuse of them — the multiplicity of unions I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 20 November 1915
( SEND US YOUR] SNAPSHOTS. . . Tho Editor of 'The Mirror' will bo pleased to receive for publi cation interesting photographs by both Amateurs and Profes sionals. Payment will be mads for photographs accepted; films will, if necessary, be developed freo of charge, and originals will be returned if desired. Snapshots rotating to men or events at the front will be ipeci nlly -welcomed. :
SIR GEORGE REID GIVER THE GLAD [?] HAND TO ONE OF OUR WOUNDED HEROES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror of Australia — 20 November 1915
SIR GEORGE REID GIVES THE GLAD :i(JN When the late High Commissioner, Sir George Reid, paid a i offi- present the D.C.M. to five heroes, he was given a great recej tisn b homeland. In. the picture Sir George Reid is seen shaking ands 'Cockie,'1 the Australians1 pet cockatoo, wl o:e fa ;i4ND TO ONE OF OUR WOUNDED HEROES. ) official visit to tho wounded Australians at ? Harefield to tun by the men, who welcomed him as an old friend from the snds with one of the wounded. Perched on' the bed-head is o:e favorite observation is 'Strafe the Kaiser.'