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Issue Details: First known date: 1929... vol. 6 no. 3 10 December 1929 of The Australian Woman's Mirror est. 1924-1961 The Australian Woman's Mirror
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  • Contains the eleventh instalment of Myra Morris's Enchantment, p. 10


* Contents derived from the 1929 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Grey Hair, Thea Dawes , single work short story
Mirrie accepts an invitation to visit Alison North at the boarding house where they both lived when they were younger. Aware of her ageing body, Mirrie is envious of Alison, who has never married and is as beautiful as ever. However, Alison has her own regrets and Mirrie learns what happened between Alison and Don Hartman, the man Alison was expected to marry.
(p. 4, 80 - 81)
The Rebels, 'Weeroona' , single work short story
After a quarrel with her husband, John, Marcia is determined to reject married life. She flees to her newly-married young friend, Ada, only to discover she too has quarrelled with her husband, Ron, and is also planning to run away.
(p. 6, 78 - 79)
Home for Christmas, Lou M. Rial , single work short story
Allie Crosland is coming home for Christmas for the first time in twelve years. Accompanied by her husband and two children, she is anxious not to overwhelm her farming family with her wealth and status. She tries hard to appear the girl she was when she went away, but her well-meaning attempt to put her family at ease has unexpected consequences.
(p. 7, 82 - 83)
The Baker's Dozen, Nina Lowe , single work short story
Mrs Baker's husband dies two hours before her thirteenth child is born. All the neighbours, except the irascible Mrs North, rally round to help the widow. Mrs Baker's brother offers her accommodation on his farm, but at first can only take Mrs Baker and her two youngest children. He appeals to the neighbours to take the other eleven children for a fortnight, but Mrs North is the only neighbour willing to assist.
(p. 8, 86 - 87)
A Christmas Burglary, Madeline M. , single work short story
John and Joan Librey return home after a party on Christmas Eve to find two policemen and a young man, whom the police say was trying to rob them. The man claims he was trying to rescue a cat he heard crying, but the police do not believe him. John offers to pay his bail, but his motives are not as altruistic as they appear.
(p. 9, 84 - 85)
Christmas Liliesi"We are white virgins, and each Christmas-tide", Norma L. Davis , single work poetry (p. 14)
Finding Fairiesi"The moon is low upon the hill,", Martina Braby , single work poetry (p. 14)
Quien Sabe?, Ione Fryar , single work poetry (p. 15)
The New Grandma, Lennox (fl. 1929) , single work poetry (p. 15)
Bees and Cloveri"The world is snowed with a wealth of clover;", Mabel Forrest , single work poetry (p. 16)
The First Christmasi"I dreamed of holly hocks above the snow,", Nita (fl. 1929) , single work poetry (p. 16)
My Secret, Phyllis Gurney Wright , single work poetry (p. 17)
Request, Molly Howden , single work poetry (p. 17)
Let's Talk About Gift Books, Franziska , single work column

Discusses giving books as gifts and makes recommendations, from both Australia and overseas, including the publication of the first unabridged version of For the Term of His Natural Life.

(p. 24)
The Wooin' o' It, Willowee , single work column
Willowee searches for, and finds, examples of wooing in verse.
(p. 37)
Comfortedi"Forgive him? Never! And the bitter flame", Black Bonnet , single work poetry (p. 51)
The Bigamisti"I have two husbands, though the watching world", A. M. Macdonald , single work poetry (p. 57)
Two Voices, Dulcie Deamer , single work poetry (p. 64)
The Inventoryi"Lord, I have lived a lonely life,", Betty Knell , single work poetry (p. 65)
Morning Gloryi"When Mary hushed her Son to sleep", Kathleen Dalziel , single work poetry (p. 72)

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