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Details of the Fortifications of Paris [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
Detail of he o cati P-NAIS, September 5. The fortifications of Paris and-their abilityito resist a siege are receiving the closs atteh tion of military observers. . While the city's detailed defences are sur rounded with secrecy by French military autho rities, yet thelr general character and formid able strength are known'to military experts, who describe them as among the strongest for tifcations of the world. The fortifications .consist. of three distinct circles sweeping around the city-first the solid wall of masonry, eighteen feet high, ex tending for twenty-two miles arouid the old sections of Paris; second, the system of seven teen detached forts-arranged-at Intervals, two miles beyond. the wall, and making, a circuit or.the.city thirty-four miles long; and third, Souenter girdle.stf forts.seventy-five-miles long on the heights commandlng- the, valley of the Seine. . Each of these clreles of masonry and steel is a complete dcfence in 'itself,- the forts bein Inked together w...
The Diary of a Day on the North Sea Coast [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
e iary of a ay~ eorth Sea Coast They have lost their employ ment for the mn? ment (writes Maa : Pimberton, the famous novelist, in the latest issue of -the "Daily Mail"), - but you":hear fev- coiniplaiits -from them, and their days are spent at the. clifs ahead, hsere they ass thq.spyglass.round and cheerfully invite the stranger to compare votes with them. Down -a hundred feet below .is the wide sweep of flawless golden sand .irhich stretches.alnmost unbroken from Cromer to the' Deben. The Nbrth Sea itself scarcely shows .a ripple. The farmer who rEminded-us-that the Germans had "fine weather for irt". etainl was justified. - - We -scan the sea for ships,-ndi are-:wel r warded. Yesterday, they- tell mc the roar of - a great explosion was heard from th? lightship yonder, and a fountain of white foam hung for an instant against thehblue curtain of-the shy. Undoubtedly a mine had exploded, though we have heard since that no ship- stri? it. "Her S'most have gone off-by spontaneous conm...
How Science has Made Modern Fighting a Butchery [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
How Scie?ce has Mad?de FM;~ a Butchry "This is not- a wa?r of men. It isa war ofI machines.t * _ . ...... . A wounded oficer was spealidng. and speakhLg I bitterly, for he- had seen more thai alf the battalion which he commanded swept down, as the tall grass.falls to the mower's'scythe, by the terrible mitrailleuse. "There is an appalling soul-lessness about it,"' he went on. "It is savagely inhuman Men turn' handles --and - death .flies out 'in large bnndles'" (I f-translate. literally to. give the1 phrase its full effect, writes H. Hamilton Fyfe in .the "Daily Mail"). "What this battle has bcen-it ?isal:ically.one battle, the Marne and --the Aisne-no one can even rconctive who has enot see the batsefietd. Men could never -ill one'an?pher byr heaps, by hetacombai They - awoUld sicken t sch, wholesale slaughter. They would-cry oaut,'We are sodlinhsnot bigtchrc l A a battlefield should nothbe ani abattoir.' Only, - ma?hineo ingenioisly. constrocted - to..-dcstroy· mren a~s locusts ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
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WHEN AIR-CRAFT FIGHTS AIR-CRAFT ENGLISH MILITARY BI-PLANE ATTACKING A GERMAN TAUBE. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
WHEN AIR-CRAFT F IGHTS AIR-CR.AFT ENGLISH MILITARY-,BI-PLANE AT TACKING A GERMAN TAUBE. Stories from the front have increasingly shrown as the war progresses the usefolnessnof air craft, cnd the fact that the Royal Flying Corps cf the British Army possesses men ready to dare everything. The fast scout nachines attached to our forces have proved'mcre-than a sat.ch for the heavily armed Germnan Taubes. Day after day we-hear of the exploits of our .galltnt arenaut.- -A German machine ap proaches the British lines to epy out the land or to drop bombs. Atonce a British machine sets cnut in chase with a pilot.and armed pas seingr. A race ensues, the two mtachines wheeLneg- for sosition. The bi-plane endeavors -to get above the German. Then there is-a revolver duel, and usually the German is brought down or driven'of. Genera! Joffre, in his despatches, has repeatedly mentioned 'the bril liant work accomplishn oby beoth the French .rnd English'aviators. Our picture illustrates .-an English ...
The Enormous Unemployment Roll of Paris [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
~ ~B~i8~vm~n~j~BI~ "As the heirs and trustees of Sfreedom, weoweittothelivingand to the dead, to our gallant allies and to ourselves to maintain our traditions of victory until the menace of Prussian militarism no longer hangs over Europe. In that duty we shall.not faiL" -The London Tnimes. PARIS, Friday, August 1, 114. This is the third week of the war, the 20th day of mobilisatlon,'nnd Paris is suffering. Six iundred thousand persons in the city arI nuburbs are out of work, and of -these nearly. 1200 are British Amongst the latter, "I am happy to state, oet one is Australian. I feel not a little proud of the eircumstanoe that no compiatriot seems to have gone dosn ender the waters of trouble and desolation with which this Inernational -wir deluge has flooded Europe. It speaks well for our swim ming powers. does it 'not The PresIdent os the Brttisn Employment Committee (a society formed the other day in all haste to cope with the emergency) tells me that the applicanta for help are...
HOW THE FUND STANDS [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
HOW THE FUfD STANDS - .C.6 "'lne asdlnday Timeas,"' "The Referee," . and "'The Globe" Proprietors. ..-.. 20,000 0 Previously .acksowledged' :. ~.-. .. - .. 3,71810-" "Dad and Mum" . . . .. ' 0 Mrs. 11. C. Phipps,- Darlin' Pint .. --40 0 Dentist Reaney, 8 Oxford-street ....t 100 0 Contributor (no name, stamps) .. . 2 0 A.. and~B. .Payenes- ..- . .. 2 0 T'.. I/, T.E. 1/. T.R.II .........'...r,"- 0 Mrs. Cary,- Sutherland .... '.... . ' 1 0 Frank Howes .. -....-..... .... 10 -0 Mrs. N. C.-Bull, Mosmnan ..... 21-0 Mrs. Georgina King ... . *-- .. 1 0 C.M. 2/, S.M. 2/ ............ •.... 4 0 "Cyg." Toronto .............. 4 6 Contribution (no name) ... ... 5 0 2.0.B... ................... - 1 "Argyle" .. .."............ 0... 50 Harry Maitland. Liverpool ....... '" 42 0 Jack. Bavin 10/, Shirley Bavin 8/ (per favor.of Hon. H. E. Winchcombe).. 18 0 S. Pyne, Oastley .. 10 0 ,.W.R.l. (weekly contribution)'.... 0 , John D. Beeston, Newcastle ....... *1O 0 Collected by Miss-HMa'y Jay. : ..° 100 0 "...
Case Seven [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
a Case Seven - Never was the. sheer bravery that i .to be found in every woman better instancdie than in the case of Mrs. W-~. She called - at the office in a pitiable plight frpri thcef- . feets of starvation and worry..- The out - break of.the wair had:rnemoved her only help In the personh. of ;raiiton'a who had oen . callet upon to rere htu country. She had fouight out :her' one lo y yfight ~glairat want hioplng. that she would be able to last:long enough until helpwoiuld be foirthcoming fi?m a fresh' quairter she had comei t the ab -. solute end -of her resources wrhen' she be. celved the assurance of ednugh wior to place her in a poeition of lindependencrie? 'UInfor tunately it'was a -week before she icould enter upon this employment, and meantime "no only was she starving, but she was threat? enied witih ejecitment from the wretched room she was renting. A cash grant was made, more than sufficint to o tide or .the ,eek?.
Cavalry Officer's Story of German Savagery [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
Cava~y Ofcer's _Story of German Savagery * The following are extracts frons a highly in teresting letter written from lue.Tourtelliere, rance. by a Canadian officer who is serving wPith the Expeditlonary Force: "As luck was in my way, I was attached temporarily to -the 2nd Dragoon Guards, and was put on scouting duty, and studied maps with the greatest.possible care. "You will hlave road, no doubt, all about the biggest tussle we have bad so far. It was near ionu on Sunday, August 23, when the enemy unexpectedly appeared in astonishing numbers. For a while it scenied doubtful it we should Sget clear without our flank being turned, but the British generals are made to taco over rwhelming bbstructions, and the eatroordinary hexterity the Commander-in-Chitef has shown In getting us out of a hole will. no doubt, win gBr him an imperishable name in the annals of the Empire. General Chetwode simply wor ships Sir John French, and so does every man nerving under his comnmand, from drummer-b...
London is Fully Prepared for a Raid from the Air LONDON, September 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
London is Fully Prepared for a Raid from the Air LONDON. September 18. Although London and olther cities have not so much to fear from hostile airships as places on the Continent, we cannot close our eyes to the fact that an attack on us by air is a possi bility. That this is so is shown by the pre cautinary measures that our War Department has been taking. Yet, far from causing any thing like panic, the warning notices issued in the Press, and-the subdued light in our streets, give us'a certain sense of security. The know ledge-that we have our own patrols in the sky to warn and to guard us against possible foreign air marauders has a distinctly reassur ing influence. What are the facts, as we-ars aware of them, of' the possibilities of a German air attack h? There is a'rumor that the Germans are secretly building a large number of Zeppelins, but this is an cbvious impossibility. Zeppelins, like wuarships, take time to build. Before the war began, Germany's entire fleet-of Zeppelin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
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TEMPTED BY GRAPES. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
TEMPTED BY GRAPES. A wounded man of the Irish muards, now ir a london hospital, statfis : "In the last fight we were posted near a wall,-over which hungs the most tempting grapes you ever set eyes on. When you've lain for nearly a day in a hot sun without bite or sup, grapesseem more tempting than ever. Though the Germans seemed to concentrate their whole fire on the. corner where those grapes wner, most of -us couldn't resist- thes temptation and risk of stealing out to get them. "'What you had tCodo was to crawl along the top of the :trenches, and then make a big aring up. and catch what you could before the German shots caught you. We weren't al ways successful, and -there's rmany a lad. of ours-who :owes, his wounds to touching that One'-day-the Uhlans came:charging right into s, and it.looked as thought they couldn't help riding us down -We knew it wasn't suck an easy job as it looked, so the picked shots l.aded and kept shooting away at the leading. ranks of the Uhlrns. Many h...
PORTUGAL AS AN ALLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
PORTUGAL AS AN ALLY. One of the most curious results of-the war is the entry of Portugal into the ranks of tha Allied combatants. This is no doubt due to English influence, for Portugal and England have been faithful allies for many centuries. The first assistance given by England to Por tugal took place in the reign of Edward IIL.' in the 14th century, and was- repeated on a large scale and with great effect' during th. Peninsula War, when Wellington turned Napo leon's armies three times out of Portugal, and saved her from being annexed to the French Empire. Similar actioh had also taken place 100 years before during Marlborough's wars. Poitugal, althohgh a.small country, once pos sessed an enormous, though scattered empire in the east, which extended betwieen such distant points as St Helena, South.Africa, Muscat (in Arabia), certain ports in India, as far as Macao in China, and included the Dutch Malay Archi pelago. Of this Empire a 'few fragments 'still remain. Portugal holds-Go...
POULTRY A PLEA FOR THE BREEDER THE AMERICAN BUTTERCUP STANDARD ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
SPO~ULTR A PLEA FOR THE BREEDER THE AMERCAN BUTIeRCUP STANDARD ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. StAC. "(Gonemd) asks what to do with tomis that dying teom what appers to he diaoemhe. Alter toklg *i15 they die in t oeo homn.. Ao: eintly chuleea. teolate all- aofeore ehd agliee thm ehloreodyf' or. laudanum pills with flour. See that they get Pe water'ad ?ihotom, with 'goad o/mad geaio to soft fodo. Oteor up all d.eppintg - T. S3ATES, Sea?tteo: "Hlaving heeo in oblmaln for Servroty yeaes, I hvae wow taken an interust in "Mow. oeey duolo. and obtained 60 healthy.duoobiineg lom 65 egga. I would like to know it that is.mot a record ' .11 e'kg were laid in 0y own yard and-oet under my dueho." Ar.: There em 00 reoeda to eoloeee; hout it to a very good per a'for dock eggs which cre hollom op to the aeerage ofaotoaurypooltry. &E.'. (Yoang) weites: "tA doetr .here hd a retting ort eggs, July 8; got S..eJhitkeno, two doomoed, 10 left. -Theyblook strong and healthy, hot secen have gone hlind-a...
A SIMPLE PHARMACOPOEIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
A SIMPI4E PHARMACOPOEIA. On the isi-nd of Skye, in the BScottish High lands, the native. pharmacopoela 'used to he of the simplest character. A native. of the island, during his first week ot night duty as a Glasgog constable, went into a chemist's shop and expressed frank astonishment at the bewildering array of bottles. . "These medicines are ferry ndmerous--yea, ferry numerous,- indeedi" "Yes, we ?hbve' to keep a great many,'" the chemist said blandly. "Now in'Skye, where.I come from;" the con stable went on, "the medicines ahre not 'what you might call o nueeoun at ll."'' "NHa"- -uldatte lemlit. o:i"nu/?' m~any:. do '~"Jn~t t~dd; oz'~c~: i tuj fr iarhoku ''e
RHEIMS CATHEDRAL, [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
X :mwS ATHEDR 4 * :R .A __ -.. w1 'Te WMn rcathedra1 orF rance, aBinioet demo!*shbed a the odem-ruf Srntia in rAJU-i dhc ly tJ 'as. - I t h-u. l th- "Bs"di, Tim. " rei,. ?,? . o a t:, 'thet t'S?? Y om e8 of udjTi'" "!TrI ,,' urI c'- and :"ni.ea. " - - - " / .pe. 1804B-8 .aOtlereatreiaeto, et ydoey, for thi wecn4c tig nortember 14. :
EFFECT OF THE PORTUGUESE ASSISTANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
EFFECT OF THE PORTUGUESE ASSIST S ANCE. The result of the declaration of war by Por tugal is that she can take possession of all the German merchant ships which have taken re fuge in her ports while they were neutral. The advantage o England of the Portuguese al liance is that the islands of the Azores, Ma deira, and rape de Verd are now available for he use of British warships, and they are inost conveniently situated for British cruisers in the Atlantic. "The actual military and naval strength of Portugal cannot be considered an important asset to the Allies. Portugal gains the advantage, that her new-born republic be comes defiditely established by its alliance with Englapd and France, which will-help it to keep down 'the constant efforts. of the Royalists to re-establish the monarchy. Up till now there must have been some suspicion in Portugal] that the1Rpyalists'might rceivessupport, owing to the close connection of the Royal familir of England and Portugal, both of which sprun...
Ask Your Shopkeeper: "Is it Made in Australia?" [Newspaper Article] — The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial — 14 November 1914
. Yo - So er? "I i?. .a.e . ""l"i 'threes a little.question whlilrif repeatedly asked by the ipublic whenever they enter a shop to bry food. or clothing, er iweets. moic nacrsswould'i a veryshorttpice of 'ticiniake its mark oin the face of this counn-y.! It is this: "Is it made in Australia ?" Our first patriotic duty in these time s e-is more than in-any other; is 'to deal with" ~ur selves. After that with the h'er idi.s of tlhi British Empire, and then wit .i?i fi' Allkes. But Australia first. We livk. in Ausiralia; and ant to seemit great. o If Aiiustiaiia Ieat it'stiengthens thet est of the Empter 'We can not beneit ourselves witboutbenefiting the:rest of the English-speaking·race. - " -"-. Manufacturers .ouldahrlp in~this byjplacgng. a bold and distinctilve-trad-mark uporr all goods produced in any. inof thi ? continent.: The words "Made-in Australia" btightl to be come. a symbol t. double'sal?. Itnshogild be? thensoSt impbitaaf iirt' ofatheaisiel;'- - Aostealian-:goods being s...