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The Opium Fiend. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 28 July 1917
The Opium Fiend. Charles Gunn, who appears with Louise Glaum in a coming Triangle play, Love or Justice, is seen in an extremely difficult . role. He plays the part of a brilliant young lawyer who sinkfl to the lowest depths and becomes a victim of the drug habit. In preparing for this role Gunn consulted one of the foremost phy sicians in Los Angeles, and studied the effects of the drug in all its utages. He has not only mastered the facial characteristics, but has ac quired the nervous mannerisms peculiar to the opium fiend. ?
HONI SOIT [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 28 July 1917
HONI SOIT Daughter : 'Isn't jt wonderful to think that this lovely silk comes irom an insignificant worm ?' ? . Mother (horrified) : 'Really, Gwendolen, you mustn't refer to your father in that contemptuous fashion!' — (Arthur Ferrier, in. The Passing Show.)
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 28 July 1917
In this German cartoon the EngH: the; Scandinavian,' seamen : 'Gentli Kroner for -each journey to London ?will be made Kin-r pi Tn^ia .'-pfK i the Englishman is made to say to en: 'Gjehtlerneh,. you : can have 5000 ' ' to Loidon. Whoever ! crosses safely.
WHY HE STAYED [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 28 July 1917
WHY HE STAYED For The Mirror, by J.D. ? wish r could be with them, where the boys are over But°nw!p)iinjj will not. take me far, and talking cuts I ought to be where 4hey are, that I am not you ? may wonder— '?''.'',*' . I'm Mn one, *nd 6ft 10, proved staunch and free. from vice. , ' - -./;.., I'm an orphan— father Wiled in France, and mother 1 AtnA /if cvirraw— Unmarried, out -t work, and lacking . «my tie- to ]-'nd, ... . 'As far as I can make it Via a man with no to morrow.' For the future hasn't much for me— the -past is ar ? behind. ?- : . ? ? And : Uiifl - at one-and-twenty, when a man's life is lirKinninff, ? ' ? . . . . Wit!; a diotance full of . promise, and a past's, un-' blotted page. Aye, for me ! T rtaked and lost — perhaps ? it wasn't worth tlie winning; — ? . . ' And, at twenty-one, - I'm feeling vastly older than my «R?' . ' ' ' . ' ? When a man is just as I am, old and lonely in his heyday. -' ? ? Free to ramble if he wishes, frco to loiter it he wills, One would th...
U-BOAT CAMPAIGN V.-SUBMARINE LESSONS [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 28 July 1917
U-BOAT CAMPAIGN V.- SUBMARINE LESSONS By E. ASHMEAD-BARTLETT (Specially written for The Mirror.) [In the last four articles, specially written for the Mirror, Mr. Ashmead-Bartlett has analysed some of the results of modern sub marine development and their probable effect on naval construction in the future. In this final article of the series he summarises his conclusions.} The facts are plain. Dreadnought fleets are useless for offensive purposes provided you are dealing with an enemy well supplied with cub* marines. They arc a poor defence as well, because they can only deal with the enemy's licet as a whole, provided it chooses to come out and fight. Local defence must be left to the submarines destined to remain in home waters. This being the case, the only aggreusivc weapon left is the long-distance submarine of the future. To revert to my original example, if the United States in fighting a European or an Oriental Power had no assistance from other European or Asiatic Powers, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 28 July 1917
and How to Keep them Sound- ? / NERVES are a source of continuous worry to-day to some people holding Civil, Military, Social, or Commercial positions. When leaders of society, commerce, war, : politics, or other professionals feel the strain almost to break ing point, the nerves are found to be the weak spot in the chain of healthy life. The ability and fitness to do things de pend upon real good, sound nerves. In volcanic times like these, when the nerves of the world are on edge, the nerves of the individual often show their | weakness and give way. x I This is the time when the real, one great nervestrength I ening Clements Tonic should be taken and the nerves put right, I For that it does put them right, and quickly and permanently* 1 . is vouched for by such well-known professional persons as 8 Madame Brola, Miss Agnes Murphy (Madame Melba's bio 1 grapher and secretary to the late Quinlan Opera Company), I and others equally well known in the profession. Clements Tonic is a he...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 28 July 1917
HOME DRESSMAKING ? $ ? A NEW JUMPER BLOUSE The coupon In this week's issue gives you a chance to secure the latest design for a sleeve less jumper. The pattern Is cut in the new slip-on-style, the neck just large enough to pass comfortably over the head, -with a button and buttonhole on either shoulder, the waist drawn in by a soft belt of the material. METHOD OP. CUTTING OUT.-The pattern 1b In two pieota, front and tack, and requires ijyd of -Oln mute rial. Hold your material with sclvcdgco together us when bought, and place the front and back ol Jumper to a fold. You will find the front pattern overlaps the ?clvedgc edge, but a piece 1b easily joined, and does not «liow when tlie folds of tic jumper are drawn into Hie vrairt. It you use 801n material you will require 21yds. Flrtt fold one cut edge over to the other to take the back pattern, tic fold, being In the centre. Then fold tie remaining material with the cut edges together, and ' set the front to the fold. The pattern Is c...
FORGOTTEN GEMS FROM AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 28 July 1917
FORGOTTEN OEMS FROM AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS. A number of readers successfully searched out the authorship of the prize gems in the last two issues of the Mirror. These were chosen from the writings of the more modern poets. Here is one from one of the gifted verse-makera whose works are not as familiar. Half a crown for the first-opened letter with the cor rect answer as to the authorship of this:. NO TIME. There u no lime, there Is no tfme, And go we rush and strain and climb ; And run, until we almost fly, To find it takes no timu to die.
THROUGH THE PERISCOPE [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 28 July 1917
THROUGH THE PERISCOPE The drawbacks of democracy are traceable to the lack of access to the fountains of know ledge; therefore, education must be regarded as most important. — Lord Haldane. ,. ? . *. * ? It will be surprising if the British in South Africa view the independence movement as anything but treasonable, in view of the lite and-death' struggle in which the Motherland is engaged.— Louis Botha. * ♦ ? * .... Using preservatives in milk and cream is simply covering up the stinks, and in no way a safeguard of the public health, — W. H. Sutar (dairy expert, S.A.). - . ? * ? * . ? ? In Switzerland no tree-bearing chestnuts may be ;cut 'down without a permit, which is not obtained easily. One of our humorists wants to borrow the fare to Switzerland — and this is no joke. * » * The Minister for the Navy says he has a new scheme put before him every day. Politi cians must be rushing Joseph with reasons why the profits should be headed in their direction. ;*????? - * * A man of 76 y...
ODD NOTES ON MEN AND MATTERS In Plain English. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 28 July 1917
ODD NOTES ON MEN AND MATTERS By THE MAN ABOUT TOWN. In Plain English. Get the ardent politician down to bedrock ideas and he will talk In the plainest of Eng lish about some of his associates in the great game. 'They're a mixed lot,' suggested a news paper man to a Party leader. 'They're a lot of ? fools/' the politician replied. Why Did He Leave ? ? 'There is plenty money In the West for a man who is not too darned particular,-' sug gested a returned citizen to a member of the piesent Government. 'What did you leave there for ?' asked the Minister. We Are Coming On. One of the suggestions of a social leader in the Commonwealth is the revival of the beauty patches, fashionable in bygone times. Her idea is. the use of a miniature Australian flag as .a decoration 1 The Law and the Profits. I hear that the excellence of the report on a matter of* public concern, made Dy a member of the Bar of New South Wales, has so im pressed the directors of one of the largest en terprises in Austral...
THE PRIZE-WINNER [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 28 July 1917
THE PRIZE-WINNER. The winner of the prize for discovering the author (Walter Murdoch, Ave Imperatrix) of last week's gem, is Miss Enid Green, 55 Douglas-street, Petersham, whose letter was the first received, and to whom a postal note for 2/6 has. been sent. Correct answers Were sent by: M. Scale, Croydon; M. Sherlock, Eppin« ind D. Bush, Bexley. ' ? t