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VERSE FOR THE DAY TUP MYSTIC TRUMPETER. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 11 August 1917
VERSE FOR TEH3 DAY THP MYSTIC TRUMPKTKH. i '.'''? inimpcrcr, jree mid clear, I follow thee; \ VWnle at thy liquid prelude jjlml, serene, withXuvK WOlld' ll'L- sUtt'ls- '': '°'sy l'our* 0( d*r A holy cnhiv descends like dew upon me. walk in cool, refreshing niKht the walks of Paradise I scent the Rias?,- the moist air, and the ro«es: fTee^'lJXn'me';1' 'l'''!'11' im''omk(i *»irit. *'''? Floating mill basking' upon Heaven's lake. . ' -Walt Whitman.
HOME DRESSMAKING A COAT-FROCK FOR A CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 11 August 1917
jHOME DRESSMAKING I A COAT-FROCK FOR A CHILD. ?n - ? *- . SElt is a good plan to begin the children's WWarra Spring days. I.Tost mothers welcome the Httturn of Summery materials because they are Imp easy to sew and are inexpensive. If made on Wmple lines and cut with a well-fitted pattern, |||ashing frocks for the children will prove ajrcmore satisfactory. ' - ffl Here is a pattern for a child's coat-frock, ipust the thing for making up in one of those npretty ginghams or zephyrs, though, 6f course, Hit does equally well for ,' woollen materials if Byou prefer them. Plain white collar and cuffs fflmakjL a dainty finish to striped or colored 1 materials. The frock is cut all In one, but you ? need not necessarily' put the waistline as low as I you see it in the sketch-neither a high or norv I mal waistline effect is obtained by raising or I lowering the belt which, is , put on separately. l-ivHOW TO CUT TUB PAT.TKnj?.— tli'o' nsitfc'm; wliidila B In i3x ^ilcccfi, requires '2J ynt'tls...
GRAPHOLOGY CHARACTER READING FROM HAND. WRITING. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
GRAPHOLOGY CHARACTER READING FROM HAND. WRITING. 'i Some time ago The Mirror publishoddelinea tions of character from handwriting by Ita. These were unavoidably suspended. , A number of our readers sent in requests for delineations with the requisite fee of Gd. We shall now have pleasure in publishing these as space permits, but regret that owing to the pressure of other features we cannot continue the publication apart from those already sent in. 811NKV ,UM (Y.M.C.A. A.LF.): Ii pluck/, amusing, ou8, huiiioro/M, liuluridlv refined, thoughtful and ton Mdcralc for others, mnbltlom, good-tempered, with uny amount of gilt, executive ability and resource ; seusltvr. sympathetic, mid warm-hearted. UAYUKISAK (liuuuocKtoti, Tas.): Hub a despondent nature, and will not see tlie silver lining to the cloud; affectionate and intensely fond of own people. Seems to suffer from some nerve trouble ; highly-strung anil over ttensitive. Should see a doctor und act under his direction. Take ttiltigrs....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
Redfem and Parramalta |J ' ' I of 34 ytars constant nursing ser- ; vice in the above districts writes , I that in her opinion ' r ^2 ? frgS^ I* a medicine specially suited to constitutions weakened by illness, she write* : — CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. 'I carried on my profession . at Young Street, Redfcrn, for 25 years, and for toe last nine years at Parramatta. -'I have had a large number of sick people under my care and it has been a pleasure to recommend Clements Tonic. I knew it would give good results. My neice was rather run down in health lately, but she is getting 1 on splendid as the result of I taking your medicine.' 1 (Signed) Nurse 0 Sullivan j Euentially the medicinc~'for~the Invalid 1 or (or those weak from overwork, fever, j or operation*. It gives new life (o the system, tones up the stomach, liver, or nerves. TRY IT TO-DAY. ALL CHEMISTS STOCK IT Clements Tonic Ltd., Roielie \ - ' ? . .i i-^t A Startling Statement! Diseases Caused by Tobacco. A Umout English Scientiit recen...
MUTUAL HELP BUREAU [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
MUTUAL HELP BUREAU Uurucr (WooUtthrai: To meiiU u vory 1ur(;c hole Ui BOtks or btockings, luck a piece of rtrong net over the hole, and darn over it. Tuns mended they will be Btrougr-r than wlicn new and look far neater tliau if darned in the ordinary way. Careful (Glebe Point): When your sponges get tliniy, place tliem in a lxasin. cover with lialf water mwl liillf \inp(rai- ori-r-niffiit. and 1f*av» Uimh unfit tli* -morning, Uieti tukc out and swill under the tap. Recipe for Pot Pourri (BoktjI): Take six hsndfuls of rose petal* of all kinds gathered on a dry t-unny day, three ImiuiKuU of clover flowers and carnatiom, and uny other sweet-smeHiugr flower. When dried, add lll» ot bay tall, 2o« saltpetre, 1 nutmeg1, loz cloves, and allspice, till well mixed; add a drachm of ciFeucc of music and laveudcr. If all ingredients are well mixed and put in a deep china bowl or jar, together with tlie drind |)ctuls, a most delicious pot pourri will he tfae result, which will retain its fragran...
WHAT WE MAY COME TO [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
WHAT WE MAY COME TO This amusing cartoon, by W. J. Haselden, in the-London Daily Mirror, indicates what. Sydney may come to if our transport facilities are still further impeded. We may, indeed, pity the poor driver and conductor, or conductress, in addition to the harassed passengers.
Through the Eyes of a Woman THE WEEK'S GOSSIP An Australian Artist. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
Through the Eyes of a Woman :: :: THE WEEK'S GOSSIP Art Auslralian Artist. News comes from America of Ronny Byram, who was a member of the Fred Niblo Com pany playing in Sydney. Ronny has, I hear, in troduced his artistic work, Batik, in New York. Batik is really block - painting on .ladies' Georgette lingerie, and it is fast becoming all the rage, The Australian artist, who has been playing with Elsie Ferguson, is now taking the juvenile lead in Remnant. Mr. Ronald' Byram is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Byram, of Brisbane, Queensland. He has a pretty sis ter. Miss Marjorie Byram. , A Sydney Painter. MisB Mary M. Edwards, a portrait and minia ture painter, held an exhibition of her work at her studio in Jamieson-street on Tuesday and Wednesday. Miss Edwards, I hear, began studying when she was fourteen years old, and has exhibited at the Paris Salon. One of her pictures, I believe; was bought by the Syd ney National Gallery. Miss Edwards was ac companied by her mother while st...
WRITE TO THE MIRROR ABOUT IT FEEDING A BOY OF 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
IWRITE-THli 'dBOUTTfc FEEDING A BOY OF 13. J.8., fllclic Itdaml : A boy urrrngliuc 1! to 15 years cut* more tliun nil uvcragu man. It tiKually workt out ut U/8J to 10/2 per wetk for food, and clotbtuir wittl, cay, two miIIn u year mid thrue p»ir» of boot*, nil additional 3/10 -er week. M.O.. AiJiUckl : Kiftreii Khiillngii rareftilly lnld-out would keep u boy in food and ielmol clothe*, with a ?little extra about twice « year for a bout - urn-out. It taken more in. proportion to keep one boy alone than it would to Iti'eji Uino together. 1 fed and dollied three boys on 12/0 each per week. UNINTERNED ALIENS. AtuAe'i Wife (Double IM.v)i Senator Frutlm akked for (lie official figure* of unuaturalisol cnciu.r lubjetti. and only WOO nre interned out. ol W.OW. What lire tlie other 740) unlntsrncd lining 1 If Mr. Hughes and hla Wln-tlie-War (Jovornmp.nt are as ninrerc ns the)- iirofi'41 to be, they must get to the rout if the matter :it once. What ftbout the. German woman in the Coogee tram ...
FOR BUSY FINGERS KNITTED WRISTLET. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
FOR BUSY FINGERS KNITTED WRISTLET. TWs knitted ' wristlet, worn under a coal, will keep the wrists warm, especiully while driving or motoring :? M.ilcrlnls : B.'sffa' Motor Scarf Silk, one reel, ami ripr«]li-c ciyn Hi Cast on 80. lbi. 2nd, 3rd, 4tu rows : Knit -I, purl 4. nth, 'Bill, 7th, Stli rows : I'url 4, kiftt 4. Itppcat from row 1st to 8tli inclusive until you have thirteen- equait'H or purl under (yell oilier. Cutt off loosely. _ 'Jliis itt-'Kcntlemau's size, cast f-u Tii foe a ludy, and 01 for a I'lilld,
THOUGHT OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
THOUGHT OF THE DAY. i . There is a lime in every man's education when he * arrives at the1 conclusion that envy is ignorance, that imitation is suicide, that he must take hiimclt for better or worse as his portion'; (hat, though the wide - universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn . can come to him, but through Ills labor bestowed on that plot of soil, which is given him to tllL— Milton.
THROUGH AUSTRALIAN WILDS VIII. Out from Burketown [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
THROUGH* AUSTRALIAN WILDS VIH.a==Out from Burketown (Specially written for .the Mirror by FRANCIS BIRTLES.) The next day we arrived at Camooweal. I felt utterly disappointed with the place. Here was a place which six years ago was the real genuine outback. Now an offensively modern up-to-date motor car was idling in the shade of a well-painted hotel, another one was whirl ing along the suburbs in a cloud of dust Some commercial travellers, v/ith bowler hats and - white starched collars, lounged back in cosy deck chairs in a shady verandah. No more ? would that place resound with yells of drunken joy, or territory outlaws come riding boldly down the one and only main street. Motor cars in a few short years had made that . journey to the rail-head a matter of two days' easy travelling. There is but one outback town now left in Queensland, and . that is the sand-hill sur rounded hamlet of Birdsville, in South-west Queensland. The. local storekeeper — old-time ; friend of overlanders, a...
MARCHING SONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
MARCHING SONG. By 'Frank Morton. I ifiuke uii mhI of your noise tuido'onr utttfo. Of your lieln'ora. and troubles, forgotllng. forgiving-; I I'ut yoif t-ivnr ' fvuin the follies of lift-, From the tn'iiibli: business of living ! I am I ho' master of labor rind love, ' I bring surcease to. your pains mill your weeping. IUkc of the tlgeror eo» of the dove . . . All things find u-t't when they come (o my keeping i Martyrs nnd courlciana, toiler! and drones, 1'aluccB, prisons, marts, camps, universities . . 1 moke an end ! . . . f.ovc that croons, pain that iiiooim, , All the wild pasvlons ami secret perrcroitliM ! Din.iildrT' young, babies ami shrivelled old rakes, Dainty young women and . horrible ogresses, Ah ! my great net, anil the sweep (hat it take* ! Nothing in 'Nature's complete, us m.v progress in 1 ';??? Be .von a virgin or be you a ghoul, - Sooner or later I'll- get you and cabin you ?... ' 'VVcU out of sight ( Kc you mrc, he you fool,' Comes ott a day when you'll .ii'el my ...
NUTS & CHESTNUTS [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
NUTS & CHESTNUTS 'John, I don't believe you paid -any attention what- . - ever to tile sermon to-duy.' 'How could I, my dear ? I was trying to figure out how I am going to pay for the huts und gowns yotl and the girls are wearing.' . - ? ? Medical- Officer (holding ha1f-a-crown in Ws hand) I 'And what do I hold in my hand f' . Kocruit (anxious to be paused out) s 'Well, sir. it... looks like a threepenny-piece to me.' ? M.O.: 'Sow, that's splendid. A man like you would imagine you are opposed by tho Bnntums when in action with the Prussian Guards— passed 1' Gertrude : 'I don't think Alice enres for Tom ; lie is phortcr than she.' ' Sarah ; 'Well, 1 don't know. She had all lier licela lowered.' * * * Some time ago the police made a raid upon a club where gmnhlinu was . suspected of taking place. One ot the offenders, on being asked what trade he followed, replied : 'I am a blacksmith.' 'What were you doing when tho police entered ? 'Well,' came the answer, 'I was just making ...
PLAIN AUSTRALIAN THE OUTSTANDING. FACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
PLAIN AUSTRALIAN THE OUTSTANDING. FACT. . Needless and lifeless at this point to dlscUBt (he rightB and wrongs of the strike issue. The thing to be noted is that certain disasters were threatened, and must he dealt with, and, if possible, prevented. First, there was the very definite threatening of stoppage of the food sup ply. If that happened, the position would be appalling. To start with, it would be a direct and awful menace to child-life. Add to that that nursing mothers must be well-fed, that the feeding of our soldiers in a very big and im portant busineru, and that the cost of living ip already sufficient of a worry in itself. ? THE RIGHT TO STRIKE. Ab to what may be railed the general right to strike something may be said. It is quite true, as contended, that any man has a sort of right to stop working whenever he wants to, for ay long as he can. But whether any great body .. of men in the service of the State has the right ' to cease work by arrangement and upset the whol...
SIXTY TO SIXTEEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
SIXTY TO SIXTEEN. BV VICTOR 'j. UAf.Y. Jf I wrrn young as j'ou. Sixteen, And you wtc u],] sh I, I w?mW not be as I hnv« been. You would not be to shy — We i-lioultl not watch with- careless rain The golden -liiys go by, ]f I were young as yon, Sixteen. ' ' . And you were old as I.
THE WAR'S LITTLE WORRIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
Till: 'WAR'S LITTLE WOnHIES. 'On tiie way to the Somme,' write* another Aiutra llfcii, 'tlie TMtioii cut got Viogged, and as lat.t as tbey lihed to pul (lie tucker on pack horses Frit* sniped it vitli C.U f.1ii-11b. But war bus not ex-ismtstcd its horrors when it hnii been rude to your dinner before it has rcaihed your pantry. Wien we did get a. meal up our cook, liavlnj; )u;t a- splinter or two «! Jlrewood. put en a liiindle of rubbish. Most fortunately, too, for the rubbish contained n Crrinnn bomb, and we picked up our dinner from shell IioJcb aitf-trenches It was shell boles every where in our coven-days' ride down to tue Sommc. There in not a murk of civilisation left. The fairly large towns «f Flere, Dclville, and l.on?ue\ille arc right off the msp. All that rwnainc of LonKueville U a very big church bell, two spring inatlresscs (twisted), and hall a bedstead. When von coiiiy to a plat-c where the mud Is deeper than iimiiiI, and the tui/ace it more toni, you know it lor a town...
THE RED WEST ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
THE RED WEST ROAD. HY IIEJCHY I.AWS0N. Tlic Matins Wctt to nn- 16 always (ailing. For in the Wei-i. there b'.irnsun.v brightest star. . '. Ah, Cotl! to hear tin; juttiior-wincnci; hauling. And fi'el h-t qwrdiui;, marine liigh and falling. With tt-«dy t-witu; aero» Hip brawling b;ir— . To heir tile Mon-Mriiil; rollers tumble surgwliJlC. A111I watch the lights afar.
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
THEY SAY That it 3s common talk that the strike will last for at least a month, and possibly longer. ? a « That the Government proposes to enrol several thousands of special constables. Thai the free laborers imported from the country are being comfortably housed at the Cricket Ground and other places. * ? » That a consignment of beer and other pro visions intended for the free laborers' camp narrowly escaped seizure by the pickets. * * ' * That the seamen who struck without giving notice broke important provisions of- the Merchants' Shipping Act. * * « .that the men who refused to continue on the voyage of the Bombala after she had once sailed possibly rendered themselves liable to a charge of mutiny. * * * That the V.A.D.'s at the Railway Refreshment Rooms assumed their unusual duties with zest and efficiency. That the divers who examined the injuries to the Cumberland found that the holes were driven in, and not' out, indicating explosion . by mine rather than internally. * ? ? T...
FORGOTTEN GEMS [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
FORaOTTEN OEMS FKOM AU8TKAL1AN CLASSICS. The forgotten gem iti last week's Mirror was from To An Old Grammar, by Martha M. Simpson. The first letter opened with the correct authorship was from P. H. Scott, of 37 South-street, Marrkkvillc, who accordingly wins the 2/6 prize A correct answer was also received from Mrs. M. Barber, Atkinson-street, Queanbeyan. There will be little difficulty in finding the author of the gem given this week, and as usual the prize of 2/6 will be sent the cor respondent whose letter, giving the correct answer, is first to be opened. THE VITAL SPARK. When all the worlds have ceased to roll, when the long light lias ceased to quiver, When we have reached our final goal, and stand beside the living river, This vital spark — this loving soul, must last for ever and for ever. The' following are other selections this week : — AUGUST.' BY II. C. KKKDAIX. Across the range, by every scarred black Ml, Strong Winter blows his horn of wild farewell; And in the gli'Us...