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FAIRY TALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
FAIRY TALES. By Will H. Ogilvie. I chanced on an old brown book to-day, All stained and yellow with dust and age, But the heats of a boy's heart, stilled for aye,' , ?Are heard at the turnjug. of every page. And I'd give the worth of the booto I've read, i . The books of the world with their wondrous lore* Just to go hack to the days long dead, t With a. heart for a fairy tale once more. The prize selection last week was from Victor J. Daley's Shepherds and the Sheep, one of the poems of the dead bard considered worthy of a place in the collection by Stevens and Mack* auess. The first letter covering the name of the author was from T. V. Coghlan, Belmont, Douglas-street, Stanmore, to whom the prize of 2/6 has been sent. Correct: answers as to the authorship of the gem in 'last issue, were received from: Olga Silverstone, The Willows, Merrylands ; Miss Sherlock, Epping ; Nellie Seale, Croydon ; A. W. Young, Enmore. Who will be first — for 2/6 — to send in tho name of the writer of th...
BILLJIMS TROUBLES A MISSING BROTHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
SjRouRtn A MISSING BROTHER. Thirteenth writes: — My brother and I en listed at the same time, but I got away before he did. I did not come across him out there, and could not find anything out about him. I was wounded and returned, but I cannot get any information as to where he is, or whether he is all right I don't think he has been wounded, or I would have heard. How can I find out? Call at the Red Cross Information Bureau, 115 Pitt-street, City. SOMETHING WRONG. Gunner writes from an English hospital, asking if we have done anything in the matter of securing the separation allowance for his wife. He wro'te jn this connection three months ago. The matter was attended to, and the department informed us that his wife was in regular receipt of the allowance. She was written, to, at the address he gave — her home address — but she did not acknowledge receipt of the letter. Further enquiries elicit the fact that she is getting the separation allowance, at that address. She has been ge...
WRITE TO THE MIRROR ABOUT IT ENEMY SHARES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
,writl-the: MI!?r?OF? ABOUT IP Ana, eWi-% . JtKT: ENEMY SHARES. Incredulous: Is it a fact that, ever since the war started, the Federal Government has been holding — or the Controller of Customs as trustee has been holding— a number of shares in the best of the profit-making ventures of the Commonwealth in the interests of Ger mans, and that the profit on these shares is being held for the German owners of the stock? If so, why has nothing more been said than that some of the shares are to be sold? JACKSON, V.C. Admirer: I see Jackson, V.C, has been made a life member of Tattersall's Club, and was given a seat at the right of the Lord Mayor at the Council meeting on Monday. This is all right, as far as it goes. But Jackson will have to live up to these promotions. Has it been proposed to burnish him with a billet in which he will be assured an income which wilt enable him to bear his Cross — and the social distinc tions which have attached — with comfort ? I thuik the State should p...
"BEAT IT." [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
'HEAT IT.' One of the Ktiinll aUuridni? twtlonn found itself in « riicll crater, which wan uafe enoiiRh for the moment, t-ut unsafe If the enemy t--j-ottcd 11a1 men. This hap jiened. A jnariiine-sun w«h turned on tlie little party, and the odds were about a million to one against any pettlnj? away. The corporal rcalifed the position. 'Wait till 1 run,' he wild, 'then teat me to it.' He started1 end drew the fire of the Huns, and most ol the men got away.— (S. F. Smith, Foot sera?, Melb.)
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY. Gross ignorance produces a dogmatic spirit. He who knows ' nothing thinks he can teach others what he himself has just been learning. The action of the soul is oftener in that which Is felt and left unsaid, than in that which is said in any conversation.
WHERE THEY WERE SAVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
'\VHKRE THKY 'WETtE SATE. After tailing in a hie Iuir of Germans in an awiault 011 a position, one of the Australian companies rounded the captives up prior to inarching them into camp. The mcu Bectncd to lie too German to have any KtiR Jlth, till they knew they were going to bo .inarched in a direction which would 'brine them ?under thn fire oS a Hun liaticry, of whose position they were aware. Then one of them stepped out, and said in very uood, Australian : 'We won t have Buckley's chance it you jro that way ; we're a ? fight safer here.' He ex lilained he hail lxen a clerk in one of the wool rtorca of Auctralia.— (T. II. Vliyto, North Sydney.)
HE WAS AFRAID. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
ITH WAS AFRAID, Jurt what 1b bravery in liattle 1b one of tlic things which lias yet to be assayed down to it« fine value. One -rf tho KTcat things done in the course of the l:iti Jew nuintlis was the capture of a iHun trcneli and tlu- taking of 72 prisoners by an individual soldier, ile etniyed to the -hijr-niit.. of this crowd,- and one whom lip took to be a prisoner told him, in French, there ?were more Inside, lie had two bombs, and he stooJ vy will! uieni wniie liic ucrmans came out. And with tlie bombs, he held them till three of his Bide' came ?up, when they marched the 72 back to. tho Allied lines. It was a big haul, 'but the soldier liad not much to lay about it. What he said was honett : 'Bv (turn, I was ?cared $'— (t-. F. Connolly. BathuTst, X.S.'W.)
PLAIN AUSTRALIAN HATING GERMANS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
PLAIN AUSTRALIAN A, HATING GERMANS. People don't seem to grasp the real idea about hating Germans. We needn't hate Germans as men and women more than we are inclined; but unless we hate Germans as Germans we can't be said seriously to make war. The' Aus tralian Governments have made their worst mistakes in this kind because they have doddered ' obstinately along saying that Mr. Hogstein or Mr. Pickeltaube are very nice, respectable people who have been in this Commonwealth 82 years. What of it ? We have nothing to do with the nice behaviour of Germans. It is our part, rather, to put them in some very secure place where they can go on behaving as nicely as ever they want to. i In dealing with an enemy so wily, so agile, so unscrupulous,- an enemy- who is such a slimy diplomat and such an incorrigible liar, sentimentafism is a snare of the devil The first essential of national tactics In war is to diminish all risks to the irreducible minimum. We know that Germans who Save been truste...
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
THEY SAY That the Federal Government is anything but the happy family in which -none of the re lations are strained. That the calling up of the money owing by the State to the Commonwealth suggests states manship with a Shylock taint. That the discharge of returned soldiers from positions in which they are doing good work is uncalled for. That there is no truth in the statement that the Federal Government has refused an offer of £5,000,000 for the Northern Territory. That the police are in possession of evidences ' of renewed I.W.W. activity in Sydney. That the Repatriation scheme of the Federal Government is to be given active life imme diately. That if the Unions permit the work to proceed, Australia may launch a ship locally built before the war is over.' That the system of good and bad conduct marks among the boys in the mechanical services of the State will have a good effect. That if next wheat harvest is not handled in bulk there will be an enormous grain and money loss. That...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
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THUMBS DOWN TO [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
THUMBS DOWN TO— The I.W.W. agitators, whose evil influence is making for discord in the ranks of the workers. The system which has permitted the holding of profits on German-owned shares in Australian ventures, for the benefit of German share holders. Dr. J. H. 'Bell, of Chelsea. London, chormed with attempting to convey a disease to a mem ber of the A.I.F.
MUTUAL HELP BUREAU Requests for Information should be addressed to Aunt Betty, Mirror Office, Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
MUTUAL HELP BUREAU Requests for information should be ad dressed to Aunt Betty, Mirror Office, Sydney. To Clean White Furs: White lurs are -very becoming to the wen tors, but alas 1 they bo soon become soiled travelling in traiiM and trains. To clean white ftira take flve or six cupfuls of Hour (according to size of fur) nii'l beat in the oven, Spread the fur on the fable, rubbing and working tho hot flour into it with the hands. Lay away for an hour, then shake out. tho flour thoroughly, and the fur will look like new. To Whiten Clothes: If when boiling clothes a few drops of ammonia are added to the water U will remove all slnins and marks and make the clothes like snow. It is aUo a Rood water softener and soap saver. Deo for Old Stockings: Old stockings make excellent floor-polishera. Split them open and sew thorn togtti.er, ciitlins off the feet if tlioy are much ditrued. They aro aleo excellent for iiolWiing (shoes. Ituby (Woollolini): I find the bret way to boll cracked eggs i...
SNAPSHOTS AT THE OPENING OF PARLIAMENT [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
SNAPSHOTS AT THE OPENING OF PARLIAMENT / ? '?.??. ? ? ? ' ' Iliese arc snapshots taken by a' Mirror photographer at the opening of the N.S.W.. Parliament on Tuesday. 1 Reading from left to right .the top group of pictures shows .Mr. Day'id Storey ; (H6n, Minister) Jn. his familiar grey- hat talking to -Mr. 'J. McLaughlin, ck-M.L.A.; -Sir Wm; Cullen, Lieut. -Governor, receiving the salute ? outride' ?Parliatnent gates '; a' group of Parliamentarians on the terrace, comprising Messrs. J. Fallick, D. Levyj Mark M ortori, H. D. Morton, M's-L.A., J. Meagher, ? MJL.C, aiid W. Bennett, M.L.A.; Sir Thomas Hughes and' E. Fosbery (ex-Inspector-General of Police),. M'c.L.C; and Lady Cullen. ' The bottom, group of pictures' shows Capt. Millard, M,L.A.,with some of his friends, leaving Parliament' House;' Mr. Fitzpatrick (Assistant-Treasurer), Mr. Colquhoun, M.L.A., and Mr. James (Minis ter fox Education); a1 grsrnp. of visitors to the ceremony, comprising Mrs. T. Backhouse, Miss J. Mclntosh, Mr...
WANTED A TROPHY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
WANTED A TIlONiy. After the oemiwtion of u portion of tiic Him ?linw. tme of the I10.V? found lie lmd attadu'd a liareliwmml prinoncr, who, in the Imrr.v nf tmrmidrrlng. lmd daxuca out -with no cover. ''Ere,' Mild tlic AuKtrnHnn. 'tliifl it 110 sood to me ; you so liaek an Ret yvr lielmei. i want to Fend it'-'ome. I'm ffoln' to England nex' nveeli.'— (8.11., Goulbuni, N.8.W.)
ANZACIANA TALES FROM THE TRENCHES. HAD IT ALL WAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
g$'3sfi& TALES FROM THE TRENCHES. HAD IT ALIi TYAY& Tliw mutt be tried anil Urpd, tlicso Iwys of ourt, Hfho Imvc fcren In Mir flfiMltiR rfneo Uie start, 4inJ one finds no difficulty in bwciiUiik the rtory ot mus ofyiM' wlio complained tint lie wan lcelin' crook. 'Vlijt'y Hie matter f' aFked Ills ollk-cr ; 'where Jo you iMl bad V* 'Well, it's tills way,' wild tlic soldier ; 'w'vn I bend down I Ret the rtuminucliulte an' vt'vn 1 Maud W}i J (ret liBcknki! «ti(} ivVm I dt down they botJi uclie. ?-(J. Taylor, Urltlianc.)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 21 July 1917
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