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DRAUGHTS. PROBLEM No. 8. Contributed by c. R.' Harland, Hobart. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
DRAUGHTS. PROBLEM No. 8. Contributed by c. R.'llnrland, llohsirt. Blade: Slcn. 1, 11, 13, 20 27; Ks., 3 6j 3i). White : Men, 0, 10, 20, 24, 28, 20 ; Kh., 21, 31, 32. Black to play and win. Solution of No. 5 (Young).— Black 4, 0, 10, 11, 12, 10, 21, K, 20. White, 20, HO, Ks 0, 7, 32. White to play and win. 6-24 32.16 23-10 11-15 13-24 27-23 20-27 4-8 8-12 18-22 22-23 20-25 7-lfl 20-23 10-11. 10-ltl 21-27 23-20 12-10 0-14 14-18 12-19 25-29 25-20 and 20-22. Wliite wins.. Solution of No. 6 : Black, o, 7, 20, If. ]R White, 21. 20, 27, K. 8. White to play and win : 8-3, 7-10, 27-23, 18-27. 20-23. 27-18, 3:7. White wins. If Jltack plays 7-11, 3-8 wins. ' Solutions received from : J.A.D., Petereliam, 5 and 0 (n beauty)', Ding Dong, Broken Hill, 4. A brilliant win b.v the late llobrrt Jfur (formerly Aiistralunkin cluimuion) scared neatly from Mr. Kennedy. ' Black-Kennedy. White— Mar. 11-15 7-14 1-0 17-22 22-17 2-fl 23-10 25-22 32-2ff 20-17 24-19 3-17 S-ll 4-8 12-10 13-29 1S-22OO 211-23 22-17...
NEWS FROM ALL SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
NEWS FROM ALL SOURCES. 'The King and Queen and a host of lesser royalties attended a special ..screening of In tolerance in aid of the (und for blinded sol diers, this being the first time that his Majesty has been to the theatre for about 12 months. ? '? .. * ' ? . ' Ethel Irving is appearing in London in The Three Daughters of M. Dupont, by the author of Damaged Goods. . * * * Ellen Terry was present at H. B. Irving's final performance of The Bells at ' the London Savoy. * ? . * Henry Arthur. Jones pokes fun at the peace at-any-price people in his latest play — The Pacifists : A Parable in a Farce. ? ? ♦ ? ? Nina Boucicault, who came out here with her father in 1885, or thereabouts, and who then' remained behind in Australia with her brother, Darley Boucicault, has gone on the variety stage. ♦*'♦?. * ? Marie Lohr — who was born in . Jcsmond ulace, off Flinders-street, Sydney, in 1890, the daughter of Louis J. Lohr, then managing' for B. and B., and of Kate Bishop, then leading lad...
A Comforts Fund Dance. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
A Comforts Fund ^Dance. Mrs. Fitzgerald, wife of Colonel Fitzgerald, of Victoria,— is staying at Cremorne. She wished to help the Comforts Fund most in need, of help, and chose the 1st and 53rd B?t talions. A dance is to be given for their bene fit under Mrs. Fitzgerald's auspices at Cre morne. - . '
IN THE LIMELIGHT LATEST THEATRICAL GOSSIP BY SUZANNE Grumpy. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
rrTNTHE— LATEST TIIKATIHCAL jSOSSIPJIY SUZANNE. Grumpy. Mr. Cyril Maude'd interpretation (if Oruttipy U one of (he finest character gtudle* and piece* of finished acting- which we have te-n In Aus tralia in recent year*. Ik ia a great pity that Mr. Maude's Sydney season ha* vyncttronlsed with the strike. A Itftninder of Tool*. Mr. Cyrit Maude reminds old-stagers of John Laurence Toole, in a testy, old-man part which Ite once played ' here, and in which all the tuiuor characters revolved around him as he pivoted himself on the axis, so to speak, of his lame leg. But TooleVplay (Merivalc's The Don, I think) was neither ao eood nor so well played as is the Grumpy of Horace Hodges and Wieney Percy val, and the AndrewTlullivant of Cyril Maude. A Character Sketch. Not that Grumpy is a particularly eood play ?—it is more a character sketch than a play. In fact, were it not that Mr. Maude has built up the part with a thousand minor details, the two first acts -would be exceedingly monotonou...
COUNTRY GOSSIP NEWS FROM ALL SOURCES Tasmanian Slate. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
COUNTRY GOSSIP 'news from all sources By HAYSEED. Tasmanian Slate. Few of the Australian States' arc so rich in all kinds of minerals, in proportion to size, as Tasmania. The hifjh price at present belnj asked for galvanised iron has directed attention to the possibilities of a substitute. A Laun ccston company many years ago took up an extensive deposit of slate at Bangor, ebout 17 miles from T.aunceston. A good deal of slate of good quality was obtained from an open cut,, but the volume of business did not provide a profitable investment. Some Melbourne capi talists, including the late Sir William Clarke, alKo put money into the venture, and imports i quarrymen from Wales and Cornwall. But the introduction of galvanised iron for roofing pur poses caused a cessation of this venture alfo. Now another attempt is being made to re open the quarry, and so establish another suc cessful mining industry in Tatsv. Wagga to the Fore. As an instance of the steps taken in the coun try district...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
QUESTIONS, ANSWERED ? -J3, ? . ' ? MEDICAL AN.MOl'S (OMcn, Vic): No. (2) Apply twice dally. VKJSY A-:xiOi:s (-.'url.nvJ.-0 : Tliu operation can l-u pi.r fdnnwl, ami, ns a mutter nf fact, is invariably tuccc.s ill), (.'oiiMilt .vour luciil doctor. ? . . ? ? ? AJAX (Xurili S.vdiicv): I'uJor normal piremnilniiee,1) (lie oiMTiitinn ii iiiMiccc-ssur.v. (2) The information cannot Iji; |iiibli0-H, lint uh .von am in Kcirch o( knowledge, .von lire nilvi-iil to |)iircliii«« n tientito on lite subject. HOWES (ljv,ci'|.ool): Wiih llic lup-io of mit-li a period of iniiiiiiiilt.v, you have liltlfi cause to worry further in rvienwi- to f Jit- tl'x'ii-i! mid It* iin-vili'lMoi. Although a l.iltioi) tut wnuM (live certain, proof,^ thij i course .ipprard to In quite mim-fi'tsary in your 'ca*e, mill thru; i» certainly no i'lumiii tliut your inarrlnga (?liouicl be tint her ileliivfx). M'DSWKIX fUjunlwlflf) ; If due to ,i varlcocele. nothing hilt ai. o|i(!ui!(in will off.'cl; i permanent cute. Tliii rad...
MISCELLANEOUS [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
MISCELLANEOUS GKAl'TIXO KIU'IT T1IKKS (to Arijunicnt, CJyinpie} : Vr- (ktinite iiifurniisiiou on i ills fiolnt, I'rc^umubly it wai iiitroiliiccd wlii-n the tint »irttler.H ariived here, as the gruwvrs in lin^la:id tlKirottylily understood the i;rafti;iT of trw.r.' 2. If you iilant im oran;;o s-vrt yon will k - an brungo tii't'. in.d a lemon scud will produce a knui tree. KltflT «.AKK (to I..M.1S., WjMi:) : ln^rodlpnts : Jib biit tor, ilb s'lrar, Jib timir, 1 K-aspnon baKin; powdfr, S ct'ss. 1 irill mil!( (.'. Tviit.l, il1' oultuiias, 'lor. alrnor.a*. £!'? pO'1. I'Mit !ii:i':tr i'trJ ^iic.ir to a cn-nni, .n'd rgK* veil htajvn, 1 1 ?? ? ti n.i!;i «r.t -irall.v, tl om Hour and liakir.j ? powik-r fiiud ti-K'.'1'tr, l:.:-t;.v tuhanas (v.tI! c'.camd). prel (Uni-lv (-liopp,-^), aii.ir.nilrt (l-l!i:it!ioil and chopp^'dj. Mir liulitly till «cl! iniu-d, put Intu n cjlie t:n linnl with irrcand i.iipir. a'lil l.dl:o ii' a pr.Hlually decrcatins luat for iiIkh-1 ij hem. Turn nn to a cicve to cot....
THE MIRROR of SPORT HORSE, FOOT, AND MARINE A Great Win, [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
Miffiw°/5poi?i| HORSE, FOOT, AND MARINE By Our Correspondents. A Great Win. C Boyd and Caibye have been a profitable Combination this season, and,, it culminated in the greatest win of all when, on Saturday, the Victorian lepper gave the N.S. Wales crack; Old Mungindi, the go-by in the four miles Caulfield cross-country event Boyd, who also won the' Hurdles on Polygamlst, now takes honors with two expert riders of other days in- having secured the double, A. Williams hay ing done so on Crystalite and Domino and the late Mick Mooney on Colonel ShiHnski, the jumper wiin xne xoreign name winning over both sets of obstacles, JLIke a Tradesman. . Caibye won the racecourse Marathon at Caul field like a tradesman. It was Caibye's sixth effort over the big fenceB, and he ended up with a record of four wins and two seconds. Boyd, the rider, stated that his moke hopped over every jump without a touch; Fact that Caibye humped 12st 31b and never looked like a loser over the last six furlongs sp...
RELIEVING HIS BROTHER [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
UKMKVIXC HIS iiHOTMKU. B.C. (HoEinan) writes to the effect thut If he were per mitted to relieve his brother at the front he would re enlist.' l.'nrovtunately for his frutemil loyalty, there Is no provision for enlistment of a specific character. He suryests that any innii who is willing to cnlUt— for the relief of a relative at the front— should be allowed to do so. Mo states his own cote : lie ius been, returned wounded, but is now -woovered. Savs he does not feel that he should go back, as he has done his hit, but would do this if he were given a guarantee that one of his brother?, of whom there are two at the front, would he allowed to come home. Tfccre are three sons of tlie family fighting. Our correspondent says he knows a num ber of men who would enlist if they were assured they would be arceptc-d as substitutes for brothers now in the firing line.
BILLJIMS TROUBLES THE STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
KTROUBtO THE STRIKE. A.8.C. writes:— I du not wi. all n«rei- with your ooiTopoiiilent who tiilnki tbut i.uliller» Khuuld be neulrul In vaniipctlon with tills truuble. They hare cullnted bwause they thought it wan their duty to nervu Ihelr i-otintry. And uow that transports are being held up by thm strike, and oilier war work is being impeded, It Kcemi to me tliat we Klioulil do what we are willed upon to prrfoiin, to helji the Uovernmcnt to carry out its allotted task. Kewcactle wriliiJ— I quite agree Ihat the attempt lo involve the Itcturned Holdlcrs' Asuoi'lation iu connection with Hit? prcM-iit Indut-trhl trouble is xcry undvidrable. The mni - who have volunteered their services in con nection with the war are drawn from every clan* of the community— utiloiili.t* and iiou-uiilonlntw alike. Tliey bate notbinir whatever to do with the strike, and Uiey Hhould not' be drawn into it ont-_.ivay or the other, whatever their private nynijiatlilei may be. l.iverpnol coinpluln» (hut no tuc...
Bush Brigands N.S. Wales 'Rangers III.-THE GREAT BANK ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
Bush Brigands N.S.Wales 'Rangers III. — THlB GREAT I1ANK ROBBERY. Bushraneing of the more serious character appears to have begun in N.S. Wales in about 1822. In that year 34 bushrangers were hung in Sydney. The crimes for which these men were executed were generally of a petty descrip tion. Robberies of articles from the farms had _ become so prevalent that it was deemed expe dient to adopt severe measures, but beyond re moving so many evil-doers and preventing them from continuing their depredations, this seve rity of the judicial authorities does not appear to have had much effect. Bushranging not only continued, but tha bushrangers became bolder and operated over a wider area. On March 10, 1826, a desperate) Tight took place between a party of mounted troopers and seven bushrangers near Bathurst. The Blue Mountains fiad only been crossed 13 years before, and the settlement was a very frmall one. The leader of the gang. Morris Connell, was shot dead by Corporal Brown, and the oth...
ELIGIBLES AT VICTORIA BARRACKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
ELIGIBLES AT VICTOIUA BAWlACKS. Justice writes:—' How is it that eligible single men can obtain clerical positions at the Victoria Barracks lo which returned heroes are more entitled. 1 know of one man who hails from Darling Point who did not offer his services until ho thought Conscriptions was near at hand, pointed out his minor defects which caused him to be deferred, and took a special trip to Melbourne ^o procure a certificate from the special family doctor on account of his chalky bones. He now draws a sergeant's pay at Victoria Barracks.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
WHO BUYS TMIBpr?p^^lS£c^^ Large and varied stocks of all building'timbera always on hand. Send us your : inquiries. Price List posted free on application. » VANDERFIELD & REID (THE PROMPT AND RELIABLE TIMBER MERCHANTS). Yard, Wharf and Sawmills, Leiclihardt Street, Glebe (Blackwattle Bay). Three minutes from Glebe tram terminus. 'Phone, M 3001 (3 lines). Favor us with a trial order, and wo are assured of your regular custom.
VERSE FOR THE DAT. KEEP OUT OF THE PAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
VERSE FOR THE DAT. KEKP Ol T OF THE l'AST. Ktv;i out of the l'ast! for its luglm-iivx ?Are damp witli.tmihirial elomn: Its gardens- ure we and its forests are drear. Anil everywhere moulders a tomb. Who seeks -m regains its lost plcuMiro.s Kinds only a rose turned t(i dust; And its Morohoiise of wonderful treasures Ari! covered ami mated with rust. .— lClla Wheeler Wilcox.
PHYSICAL TRAINING FOR GIRLS [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
PHYSICAL TRAINING FOR GIRLS In order to secure the latest ideas in the physical training for women and growing girls, Mr. Christian Bjelke-Petersen, of the well known physical culture school, immediately be fore the war broke out, attended the large In ternational Physical Training Congress held in Silkeberg, Denmark, dealing with the modern aspect of the training for women. He also took courses in the Royal Central Gymnastic Insti tution and the Dr. Arvidson's Institute, Stock holm, these being the two leading institutions with regard to women's work. These modern and efficient methods have now all been introduced into the many girls' schools in which he and his brother teach. The Bjelke Petersen system for girls and ladles is regarded as enjoyable and beneficial, and calculated to give a graceful personality. Those Interested are asked to inspect their physical culture work at their school, 68 Eliza beth-street, Sydney, N.S. Wales, or write for particulars and testimonials. ? ;
A Page for Young People [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
A Pa&e fbr , -bung- People I By AUNT BEE. Dear Girls and Boys. ' It is really more polite put that way, isn't it ? Who ever heard of a chairman beginning, 'Gentlemen and Ladies' ? ' 'Isn't this strike terrible for all of us ? We must all hope, for the' sake of everyone c'on-, cerned, that the- men will soon go back to work. It means such suffering for so many innocent people. For, quite outside those in terested, many trades and occupations are being affected most seriously, and this means less wages or no wages at all, and a general shortage of money and food in the homes. Perhaps, however, we are nearer the end of the strike than we think. . I hope you are keen on the new competitions, and will send in lots of entries. Already there are signs that some, at least, have struck pay gravel, for I have had a number of letters. Next week the winners of , the July-August competitions will be announced. — AUNT BEE.
LEARN TO PUNCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 18 August 1917
LEARN TO PUNCH. ? Boys, get a punching ball. It's great fun, and will give you the right kind of muscles. A few minutes a day will keep you in good condition. Send for a list of prices, from 7/6 to 25/. Mick Simmons, Ltd., Haymarket, Sydney. The private domains of the Russian Imperial family comprised no less- than 21,308,000 acres. From many sources — mines, mills, trading con-' cerns, and so on— a clear profit was derived from these lands of more than £2,000,000 per annum.
Bush Brigands IV.==The Gentleman 'Ranger ROMANTIC CAREER OF JACKEY JACKEY [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 25 August 1917
Bush Brigands — — — — — — vp ? » IV.==The Gentleman 'Ranger ROMANTIC CAREER OF JACKEY JACKEY William WeHtwood, better known as Jackey Jackcy, was the darling of the old hands. He was only an errand boy In England, and was tiaitsported for some small peccadillo when he ?was sixteen years of age. He landed in Sydney in 1837, and was assigned to Mr. Philip Gklley - Khig, at Gidley, In the Goulbttni district. He ' stayed at that station for nearly three years, and ti'cn, in company with a notorious scoun drel named Jaddy Curran, stuck up and rubbed * his employer's house. The portricrshln between lackev lackev and Curran, however, did not last very long. Curran riisgttsted Jai'key Jackey by his brutality to women. In one of their mutual enterprises Curran criminally assaulted a woman, the wife of the farmer whose place they hntl stuck up, Jr.ckpy Jackey wuh furious. He declared that even if a man was a bushranger '.is miglu be a &entlcm:m, and adticul that he would never see a w...
VERSE FOR THE DAY [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 25 August 1917
VERSE FOR THE DAY O, iiiIkIiI.v 1m the powerful jrrmji Uiul lien In hcrbn utnj tilunU ami their mil' (ltialltleK : Votf noujtht wi vile, Unit on the earth dnlh live Hut to the earth kiiuc (.pcclul n-w\ doth lihv ; Nor nujtht so wood— but Klrain'd from that fair u«.r, Ilevo1t.it from tutu birth, sluinlillng on abii'c : Virtue Itnulf Itirna. Vlt'e, ttrluir inlnaiiiillcd ; And VIwj (.omctliues Ih by action dlgultled, Within the Infant rind «[ this xiuuil flower I'oIkim hath icnidenco- and Medkine power, l'or thlv— bclnir mii'll -with that putt cheer* ciich part ; llcluj; iuKinl — ntu.vH all m'Iim-4, with the heat I, Two nttAi oppoMnl fuoii encamp them Milt In Mun ns writ us herb* --(.'riiic and Kuile Will ; Ami where the worw Ik pu-domluant , l'nll t-oon thn canker Diulh ruin up tluit 'phint,' — friar Ijiiiircnce (In Homed and .lullil),
BILLCLIMS TROUBLES RETURNED SOLDIERS AND THE STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Mirror — 25 August 1917
SJROUE^EJ RETURNED SOLDIERS AND THE? STRIKE. Aumc wrlleR ! 1 think It in very unfortunate llwt the returned huldlen hlmuld lie Involved In the tllM'utf !-«? Iween tlw iJilkcr* uiul the (loverimieut. 11 Ik clear that InU-rewtiil purlin on built nldi'H are trying to In v.i1vh ll'cm, 'J'hiMc Ik mi doiiM that tho proper altltudn t.I all rHuriird buMImh in to remain aliMilutely neutral. Thlk is nmelnlly Important In view t»t the proliliitnM which «lll mulouhtediy arlue in the future ulfocHng the men, In which -they, will huve tn titkc their itUnil, If nt'w^.-Jii'.v, iiKiiltiKl all p'jllik'iil ti.iitle.H airl chilm their jrbt rights from the whole of the' community. If they take one Mill- or another in the course of tho present dispiit.', they will pioJiiiJIrt' their |iui-ltluii in seuklus their Just driiiuiitlfl later on. lit the uniting of the cuuiiuil nf llie Iteturned BjldU-rs' Astticlutiou on Tnesdiiy, usKiirlng the Govcrnineul. of tlie 1'i.vnity of Ihe men. lie «dil» : The vole iiRi...