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THE MIRROR JUNE 11, 1921. The New Cure For Poverty [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
JUNE 11, 1921. Tie New cere Fir Poverty — . — Several generations -have passed since Dean Swift proposed his .fa mous cure for poverty in the British Isles. There were poor children, in fact, starving children, he observed, both in England and in Ireland. Why should both starve? Indeed, why should either English or Irish starve? Would it not be far better to kill the starving children in Ire and, and convert their flesh into stew for the sustenance of the starv ing children of England? Needless to say, Swift's sugges tion went unheeded. Statesmen its very prone to forget that many a true word is spoken in earnest, and great men are consequently misunderstood. Since the vitriolic Dean descended neath the clay many a generation of knights-errant have shivered their Linces against the iron front of Poverty; but it' remains lor oui own age to bring forth a proposal rivalling in ghoulishness that of the Famous Dublin divine. And, irony of ironies, the author of the proposal is none other...
DINKUM AUSSIE Empiritis [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
DINKUM , AUSSNB' V Enpiritte 'Dido': The idea contained in the leading article of 'The Mir ror' of 18/5/'21, which challenges the Loyalty League to give a sa tisfactory definition of the word 'Loyalty' in their expression 'Lo- yalty to the Empire' suggests the further thought that the word 'Empire,' as used by them, also requires a definition to enable us to reason about it. Sir Walter James will be the first to admit that there can be no sure deductions made from meaningless promises. It may be, of course, that he con siders 'that the expression 'Loyalty to the Empire' is quite above dis cussion, criticism, or the need for explanation. Matthew Arnold, in his essay on criticism, shows that there are times when the greatest and most necessary work that can be done in a society is the great and noble . work of criticism : and the greatest danger to a nation is the danger of imagining itself #o be so perfect, and so flawless, as tc be above cns ticism. It may be that the period through...
Straws on the Stream [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
straws w me stpew ? n ? 'S': A little horse-sense such as that exhibited to the Commission on Education the other day by Rufus Underwood, at one time a Minister of the Crown in this State, would considerably help us to do that 're- construction' which is bleated in Parliament, in the clubs, some of the churches, and the grandmotherly gatherings that occasionally put for ward programmes for the ameliora tion of the masses, and incidentally the uplift of everything and every body in general and in particular When one rises from the mass of public commentators and selfap pointed critics and launches out with normal opinions which do not need translation by university professors and newspaper pundits there usually is a flood of guffaws let loose in the press and, if editors are willing, nia garas of sarcasm, biting criticism, and puritanical shuffling. Truth, dressed in homespun is not nearly so welcome as falsehood in a fashion able decolette evening dress. The public secretly likes th...
SILECIAN PROBLEM. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
SILECIAN PROBLEM. LONDON, Saturday.— The Silesian industrial towns are gradually slip ping away from French, control, and coming: into the hands of the in surgents. Tbe defections include the important railway centres of Katoo witz and Beutben. Allied troops have been drawn up between the hostile forces, but the latter are merrily shelling one another over the heads of the peacemakers. A Berlin mes sage states tnat the German general has undertaken to make no further advance in Silesia.
My First Ten Weeks as an Ex M.L.A. Ben Jones Tells His Story [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
Mf First TCI WCCftSf S« EAN.I.A. B» jtnes Tells its sttrp On March 12 the electors of Fre mantie decided to give Mr. W. L. Jones a rest from political life for a time. He recounts his experiences since, and vouches for them. I can speak from ten weeks* ex perience, as a have-been politician, and I don't suppose my experience is the least bit exceptional, there are so many of us now. After the poll I went home quietly, and had a crayfish supper — none of the cray .was spilled on the floor. The first serious jolt I got was having to re turn my gold pass — which I did at once in a black-edged envelope. I made no comment, for I knew dear Mr. Pope would understand. My Credit is Stopped. Next thing I knew. was tnat my tradesmen stopped my credit; bills forgotten in the dim azure of the past came rolling in, and I realised I'd have to go and get work. I was thankful I still had a news paper. It was a glorious chance for those who disliked me, people I'd criticised, or refused to lend money...
Eastern Football ADELAIDE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
Eastern fmimii / — o — ADEf.MnE Satnrrlav Torrens, 7-i4, beat Wests, 7-11. Ports, 7-15. beat Sturts £.8. Norwoods, 8.15, beat Norths. -48 . Souths, 9.f7, beat Glenelg, 5 5. The league has finally decided to ex clude Edwards from all its meetings, -rt is predicted that (here will bo fun to follou-.
BOXING FRANCIS V GRAMAN [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
BOXING FRANCIS V CtilllLM At His Majesty's on Tuesday last, in the tight between Frank Graham, the W.A heavyweight champion, and Sid Francis, ot Melbourne, the Perth Pro moting Co. staged one of tbe best bouts, yet seen in Perth. The theatre was crowded when Pad dy Basto. the referee, called time tot tbe preliminary beteen younsr Bresland (7.3) and young'Smlth (7;7). the flsm was a treat to watch. it produced come good boxing- and bard bittUur from these bantams. Bresland raining the verdict by a very narrow margin. Tbe second preliminary was between Hanko (9.7) and English (9.0). Tnis also was a good willbur bout, the ver dict going to English. An anticipation or a great light that was well realised was felt as to the bout or the evening, and both Graham (1i.l0l snd Francis (il.S) were applauded as they stepped, clean limbed, and in mag nificent condition Into tbe square of iiemp. Graham, in addition to bis sib. had a slight advantage In height and reach, and both men had determina...
ROWING Arust, Champion [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
ROWING Ansi, cinjiti SYDNEY, Saturday. — Dick Arnst. the Sydney sculler, defeated Paddy Haimau, and thus retained the world's champion ship. The match was rowed on tbe ' wairan river, Blenbeim, N.Z. Arnst won by Tour leugths The tune was -S3 min. 3ii sec, and the race was viewed by large crowds. Arnst secured the lead early, and maintaining it till tbe end. Hanuan bugged the bank too closely, and nearly fnjilea a snag at the- half mile post He made a won derful spurt towards the end, and re duced tbe gap appreciably. Hannan was completely exhausted after the race, and it is said bis right arm failed in rough water. Tbe champion said, 'I rowed a bard race and raised Hannan's splendid effort.' Hadfield challenged tbe winner.
Gratuity Bond Scandal [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
€n(iil| Bind Scandal 'D.': 'The Mirror' disclosed last week of how the Diggers were welshed came as a bombshell in the camp of the Ultra Loyalistic Bible banging Fatriotic Wowsers, who robbed the men who went forth to protect their craven hides. There is weeping and wailing, and gnashing of teeth, at the men who have stepped into the breach to protect the Digger soldier from har pers of their type. As to the work ing of Billjim Bluegum, by what is known as the 'Deposit Lurk,' this is a method much favoured by sev eral laud agents reputedly of high standing. Really and truly, proper right-thinking people, Dontcher knows. It is only high-class allot ments they deal in. Oh, dear no! we nevah deal in cheap lots. In blows Bluegum to the office. (He is usually Buneo, steered in by a kerb stone agent, who, gets a 'cut' in commission.) Quite so. Your Bond is for £100. Of course, you will understand that our cheapest block is £137/10/. We like to do what we can. for you boys, and are pre par...
CYCLING FREMANTLE CLUB'S 10-MILE RACE, WON BY SCOTT. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
CYCLING FREMANTLE CLUB'S 10-MILE RACE. WON BY SCOTT. On the Roekingham roaa and start ing from ihe Newmarket Hotel, the Frc Freiuantle Cycling Club held a ten miles road race this afternoon. Out or a Held or 34 riders the places were filled by: — G. Scoll (5 min.) ? -. 1 S. France ( 5 min ) . . . . 2 F. Watson (7 mini.) .. .. 3 Won by a length, three lengths be tween second and third. W. Smith ^ ecu ret 1 fastest unplaced time. The North Suburban Bicycle Club ex tend an invitation to all cyclists to be present at a billy-run, leaving- the river end of William-street for Coogee at 10.30 a.nu to-morrow (Sunday)
Soccer LEAGUE CUP COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
Soccer LEAGUE CUP COMPETITION. Thistle (-2 goals) beats Perth City ( 1 goal). *HMB This match was olayed on the Esplan ade in fine weather. Perth City play ed a good game, but were rather weak in their Koal keeping. Thompson scor ed for thistles in the llrst hair, and early in the second Napier equalised matters. Johnston then scored This tle's second Best players for win ucrs were Pope, Durwood, and John ston, while good work was done for Perth City by Waden, Howrcson, Gor don, and Sharpies. Northern Casuals, 2; Claremont i. Goalkickers: — Casuals: Graham and Cutmore. Claremont: Hill 2, Davies i, J. Marshall 1. Training 'College, i; Rangers United, 4.
FOOTBALL W.A.F.L. "B" Grade "B" GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
FOOTBALL 'B' GRADE. On Monday last, at Loton Park, East Perth met the unbeaten Subiaco team. The game was very interest ing, but only in the second quarter did Subiaco nearly outplay Bast Perth, but after half-time East Perth rallied, and ran out winners by 25 points. The final scores were: East Perth, 6 goals 17 points (53), and Su biaco. 3 goals 10 points (28). Goal kickers for East Perth were: Gray (2). Mansfield, Deering, Solomon, and Sul livan, one each. The team all round are good; cannot pick any passengers kept in going- Bast. * W. Munroe wishes to see all players at practice on Monday and Wednesday. West Perth are under a great obli gation *to Ted Rogers as secretary, and Arthur Abbott as trainer. Back line Rogers, Veryard and Gordon prac tically defeated Midland. Time after time Midland were beaten back. In Jones and Reilly, Wests have a couple of good men. Monday's play was first class, pants. Claremont-Cottesloe secured their first win on Saturday after an inter a; game ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 11 June 1921
HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE COMING AT LAST. The Musical Comedy that took SYDNEY and MELBOURNE by .Storm. Next Thursday Night, June 16 J. C WILLIAMSON, LTD., Presents The Musical Comedy Supreme. 'IRENE' A BANQUET*OF MERRIMENT AND MELODY. Plans at Nicholson's Monday next. ^ -*— »— — ^mmm, ? ? ? ? ? Jgjg f I - AT PALLADIUM., ?BSSkl 'initial Associated , Ha HOMESPUN H FOLKS ?MM With an All Star Cast Bawl including iBffl LLOYD HUGHES. Wmei MONDAY and TU5S 31 DAY ONLY. 8BBM It's a mother story that 3351 hits the greatest target SSI in the world— The Hu SSf man Heart. BSE Showing with ESl^^^^ May §^^^^HH|^^ Allison P!||x I WEDNESDAY: MAY MURRAY In 'TWIN PAWNS,' And Five-Reel Comedy Drama, 'A SHOCKING NIGHT.' SUNDAY NIGHT. 'A MIDNIGHT ROMANCE.' AT PAVILION. MONDAY and TUESDAY ONLY. EVA NOVAK in Six-Reels of Absorbing interest and heart appeal. ?? society Secrets' There are two kinds of so ciety secrets — the secrets of success and the whispered kind that everybody knows. And Chapter 7 'THE SILENT...