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Mimes, Mummers and Melody-Makers [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
mes. Miners fTiNMelNi-Mihers fh. Norma Talmadge again at the |lloyal in 'She Loves and Lies.' m&r delightful Norma has no Peer iiti£a part of this sort. fviteter Brooks didn't lose his voice ^appearance over East. i*feeorge Jenhings, of the Diggers, |» jcomedy .genius. I^Bid you notice Mdlle Mimi's back l^gain? ' * ITCedric Johnson is back with the latest songs and ideas from the past for his Vogues and Vanities. $????? £ Something new and original for ffTjL at His Majesty's Theatre, 30th lost. The Humphrey Bishop Qp« peratic and Comedy Co. comprise ar H&es never before seen in Australia. j&Jiey, are' now on the last lap of a abur round the world. After Aus Itralia only Africa remains. They Pffl. be the first show to start and Swiriplete a world tour. This fact i§-eaks volumes for their ability to ifplease the most critical audiences. , I? The Kennedy Company of Enter Itainers report packed houses ^rough Geraldton district. They pjjpen in Perth at the Melrose...
"Cauliflower" Private Inquiry Agency. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
'Cauliflower' Private Inquiry Agency. Objects : — 1. — To discover crime and dis guise our journalists as ordi nary men. 2.— To, detect. 3.— To select (setts). 4. — To erect (nothing). 5.— To direct (the world). The following appointments are published for general information: — MOLLOY, T. G. A., to be Mayor at the fair City of Perth as from 15th November, '20, at 3 per cent, per annum. SIMONS, JJ, to be head of the C.I.D., as from 9th inst., at a . salary of £10,000 per year and perks. BROWN, Boatbuilder, N. Freman tle and N. Zealand, to be Assis tant to Fire Brigade Board and in charge of escapes. KILLICK, G. C, in charge of Motor Transport. SCADDAN, J., to be Vicar of Bray.
Midland Notes [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
Midland Notes Newsy pars of births, marriages, etc., or personal, will be welcomed to this column.* Contributors are requested to sign their names, which will not be published, and to address same to the editor, marking 'Mid- land Notes' on the envelope. Any pars containing the slightest ^tinge of malice, needless to say, will be turned down. Let people know what is happening in the .town. Seen in Jimmy Murley's, Buriey v. .J3urley, at 100 up, and Butcher Lape trying to tell one from t'other. The Area Officer will tell you what model soldiers Jock Farr and 'Mott' will make. Ask Alec. They say the schoolmaster den tist is a firm believer in the one man one job principle, 'but it doesn't look' like it. t Ernie Emery is back after a long sojourn in the Mulga. He is look ing well, on it, too. Ask Bill H. what was the calamity between himself and. his d'n*fiiTP di vinity. Fritz. Lange is still inquiring 'Who phrew dat' libber?' Bacon Factory Morris is the 'Burke's Peerage' of local celeb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
Thus Constable 'Baby' Greene, the pet .Jonnop av the local foorce, on the. new rule of the footpath: 'Now, look here, me bhoy, if ye kape ter th' left ye'Il be roight;' but if ye kape ter th' roight — y! y! y! yere— left. Der yere git me now?' They now call her the 'Strandra.' At the Criterion Hotel, Hay street. — Swan Beer at its best. Reg Harrison, proprietor. i
People About [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
People About .Popular Alec. Clydesdale is al ready an odds on favourite for the Canning Seat. 'Cocky' Robinson is shrewd enough to tumble that his political cake is dough. They have even turned him down in his stronghold, Burswood-Belmont. Ru moured that the McSmith fearful of the coming 'hoeing' is disposed to pull out for North Perth in favour of his friend, Cocky ; but it is ques tionable if the latter could do as well as the Resumption Expert, who by the way, was nearly beaten last election by a practically un known Single Tax candidate. W. N. ('Billy') Nairn, member for Swan, is one of, if not the, most popular members in the Assembly. And brother legislators are keen judges — or ought to be. Molloy as Mayor. A pronounced and popular cr- throughout Greater Perth. Ratepayers are beginning to wake up, and are anxious to stop the drift. .Our Levyiathan — Alf Levy. Sadly missed by his brigade com rades, Charlie Hulier. - Gone in quest of another White Hope — or something better— Pr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
jp your nefed FURNITURE, CROCKERY. HOUSEHOLD FUR ^NISHINGS, Men and Boys' SUITS, Ladies' DUST COATS, etc, A, Maerow & Sons Pty. Ltd. I THE EASY TERMS PEOPLE. ' pj«n Supply Tou Satisfactorily. Terms : 4s., in the £1 Deposit. r Weekly Payments According to Value of Purchases. pj. ; ' . . ? ? ? iffoto Addresses: 889 HAYSTBEET, PERTH; 77 MARKET p&TBEET, FREMANTLE; KALGO.OBLIE, BOULDER. Agents ' Jet NOBTHAM and YORK. FURNITURE FACTORY, 13 STTZ 1&EBALD4TBEET. 'Phones, AS540, Perth; B782, Fremanfle. &\:- -' . ' - ? ?? - BOWRA & ODEA I CrEHERAI. FUNERAL FURNISHERS |CEDAB, OAK and JARRAH COFFINS ALWAYS IN STOCK. pbte the Address — PJLei? Sta*eet-. m: ? 'Phone, A 4308. Private ?Phone, A 2938. I. J. SNIGG (SB) §:, Barrack and Murray Streets . ¥?'? ? ? ? t |The - Clothier and Outfitter. ^erything in MEN'S WEAR in Stock from a fe' Bootlace to an Overcoat. m ' ; . ' ? ' ' . I ;DrinK' .-.- ?W Ales and Stout m ?' ' \ ? m:-. . : ? ? p,,., ' . ; i^eldom Equalle...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
The Wife: 'What do men know about women's clothes?' The Husband (bitterly): 'The price.' 'Many a woman never listens to her husband till he begins to talk in his sleep.' 'A woman may be shocked if you make love to her, but she is disap pointed if you don't.' 'Three things are required by the normal man: Work, play, aad love.' Insist on your Newsagent deliver ing your 'Sunday Mirrozr' early every Sunday.
Sub-Rosa [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
Sub- Rosa . In a recent assault case a w:te complained that her husband threw at her a rhubarb pie, which spoilt her show dress. He also threw a macaroni pudding and a cake which rolled under the bed. — News item. I never thought when first I gave my promise To be to you a faithful loving wife, That some day with a macaroni, pudding You'd try to take away my youth ful life. I never thought when in a mood caressing You whispered, 'How I love yoti.' wi£h a sigh, That some -day round the house you'd me be chasing , And in your hand a juicy rhubarb pie. ^ I never thought when at the church foregathered The words that made me yours were duly said, g That some sad day the cakes I had been baking You'd shy with angry intent at my head. Ah! Love has gone, my new show dress is spotted, The happy days I dreamed of long have fled; The macaroni pudding's on the ceiling, My lovelv cake is underneath the bed. i ? ^ ? The new traffic regulations ;n Perth require foot passengers to 'keep to the lef...
"Scaddan's Speedway" Tram Travelling THE LORD-STREET BONE RATTLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
'Scaddan's Speedway'! Train Travelling THE LORD-STREET BONE BATTLER. Those citizens of Perth who, un fortunately live in tie district served by the Lord-street tram are' up in arms over the wretched ser-, vice doled out to them by Corporal Pope and Lance-Corporal Button.! The growls of users of the service ] are growing daily louder, and be-'| fore. long the poor old 'Scaddani Speedway' public will be so driven j to desperation, that something ter-i rible will happen. . I For one thing the time table is a| ratty old affair, and is only a. half-1 hourly run. At ev'n time an ex*| tra 'bus is put on for a. couple of I trips, so giving a quarter-hourlyJ tram from the river. Even then j the cuss words of the jammed-upl strap-hangers, and eyebrow-grip^ | pers on the back of the old rattJa-1 traps- are dreadful for even a MuvJ ror man to hear. ' m Surely the car could be run fromi the Beaufort-street junction to ihelj terminus all the time, giving a 10-| minute service to the 'Norwood^ i (...
A Peep Into the future. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
A Peep Into the Future; Now Phyllis has a dainty hand, Her fingers long and slender; Her nails are nicely manicured, Her flesh is pink and tender. She wears a diamond circlet On her third and left-hand finger; And in and out her dainty curls This hand doth often linger. And so when asked what she will do To check this profiteering, She smiles and answers with a cob, In voice so firm and cheering, Why need you ask — my dear old loves? Why! Ill dispense with gloves. Now Mary had a shapely leg, With skin as white as snow; And only when upon the beach TJbis shapely leg could show. Her instep was a perfect arch, Her ankle was so slender, , That every one who glanced at it Would admiration render. And so when Mary's aid was sought To check this profiteering,' She shyly smiled— then 'quickly thought. Then — criticism daring, She answered, as she dabbed the powder on her dainty nose, ? Why, I'll dispense with hose. * Poor Martha was Bill Workman's wife, Her children they were many; And, as ...
Unfair Laws in Cricket J. B. Hobbs, Britain's Best Batsman, Discusses Bales Thai Should Be Altered. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
Unfair Laws in Cricket — a — J. B. Hobbs, Britain's Best Bats man, Discusses Rules That Should Be Altered. I am afraid the title of this ar ticle is somewhat misleading. 'Unfair Laws in Cricket' might be the headline in a serious charge of unfairness against the M.C.C.. thr- august body which frames the rules that govern the game. I merely want to suggest a few alterations in the existing laws which might be for the good of cric ket generally. For instance, in our first 'match at the Oval this year a player was given^mt for hitting his wicket. The umpire was right according to the book of rules, but wrong so far as the spirit of the game is concerned. As a matter of fact, this player did not hit his wicket in the propci sense. He merely made a very poor stroke at a ball, edging it and causing a splinter of the bat to fly off and remove a bail. When this catastrophe occurred his bat was quite a yard and a half from the stumps. Surely the law dealing with cases of hit wicket calls for...
Maylands Mems [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
Maylands Hems — u — Signs of summer, open air pic tures here this week. Np spooning aloud. Must do it quietly or not at all. Soon the small and large boys will be diving for .the festive cob bler and racing the crab across the river. The lads are already mem orising some new oaths with which to salute onlookers. If they can better their performances of last season it will be necessary to either plug your ears or dig up a police man for company. A Maylands resident has got his license as a Trots Tommy Rook. Expects to stand up shortly and help his clients to long shots on aJl the good things. — o — What with, shops, picture shows, Town Halls, dozens of private houses in course of erection, 'May- lands is a-going of it.'- Pidgeon, the draper, says that undoubtedly the centre of the business block will be where he is, and forecasts rows of shops to come along Guildford road between 7th and 8th Ave. What fools we mortals be. Bold and his crowd talk about Garden Cities. The Water Supply ...
"CARN BREA." [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
'CAEN BREA.' Overtaking the Swan, at Kirk Bam Hill Terrace, Maylands, is 'Cam Brea.' Nurse Weaver's de lightfully situated' Maternity Hos-: «ffal . Tt commands a splendid view from its position of the coun try for Tnil**-** around, and has a first charge upon the sunshine in Win ter and tie cooling breezes of Sum mer. The accommodation has been laid out on a generous scale to meet the requirements of clients, and is of a superior quality. We are assured by our special reporter that 'Cam Brea' is a delightful place for a rest on occasions, and that Nurse Weaver knows how to make her clients at home.
The Ladies Section Who's Where [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
The Ladies Section WHo's Where Heard on .the Terrace: — A well-known gentleman telling a sweet young lady the other evening, 'Tve been a batchelor for the last three weeks now.' Hip, hip, hip, hooray. Miss' Coral Graves and Miss Bella Sandeman leave shortly for a long holiday in the Eastern States. One of the nicest items a't the mu sical evening at Anzac Hostel last Tuesday was Mr. George Gason's solo. jTHis beautiful voice was heard to-aoSantage in 'Red, Red Roses.' plrs. Macfarlane, of Beppermint grove, and her ever-willing band of entertainers, gave another musical evening . to the maimed and limb less boys at Anzac Hostel, Keane's Point, on Tuesday, October .13. The following artistes gave items: — The Misses Vi Osterbury, D. Hedges, C. Doscas, M. Osterbury, H. Hedges, J. Grant, Lilla Reynisfi, M. Blick, and R. Leonard, L.T.C.S., LAB.; and Messrs. Ray Greene and G. Gason. All items were encored, and one of the most appreciated . was the scene from Shakespeare's ^As You Like It....
Consummating Manage With Soda Water. An Example Which Miscarried. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
Consummating Manage With Soda Water. - ? w ~ An Example Which Miscarried. It is a great thing to be able to see the humorous side of life. In every action and. every phase of existence there is something which has a tinge -of humor, though very often temperament or nationality debars one from seeing the lighter side. For instance, what could be more laughable than the recent action of the smug, well-fed lordly personality of the high-salaried Justice Burfi side, in deciding that the hard working railway man was worth £4 a week — the price his Honour would probably pay for a week's cigars. ~ Marriage is often provocative of much merriment, generally at the expense of the nervous bride or the over-dressed male part. Quite a new source of humor cropped up at a recent wedding. The bride, a pretty waitress, who had worked for years at a city tea room, entrusted the preparation of the wedding breakfast to the firm she had known so long. Be it un derstood that she was to pay for everything...
Labour Notes [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
LabQur Notes — \j — ( By 'Spartacus.' ) The Railway Commissioner and the Departmental serangs experi-_ enced a very severe shock when the staff of the Accounts Branch took direct action, the men rightly resented the introduction of a host of regulations forbidding the men to eat fruit during office hours, smoking was only to be allowed for a quarter of an hour morning and afternoon, no visitors or callers per mitted, irrespective of the time a man had been working during the day. The position was soon revers ed, the great Poo-bah had visitors in the shape of a. deputation ready to kick up holy smoke, and the forbid den fruit of direct action was eag erly partaken of. The very respectable and 'Chris- tian' firm of Albany Bell have a monopoly of the tea and pasty on the Golden Mile, the wages paid to the waitress are a disgrace to the firm in question. This state of affaids is being given attention, and substantial increases are Jaeing de manded. The Plasterers, Bricklayers, Mas ons, ...
Belmont Bangs [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
Belmont Bangs (By 'Solon.') We are still anxious to know wh- Mr. Smith will not try to stop those motor fiends that endanger buuian lives every Sunday on our main road. We must stop them in time. Why' not start at once? Fetch out yer gun, Smithy. A suggestion for our Road Board and the W.A.T.C..— Why not re serve the new road (passing Grove Farm) on race days for horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians? Now tfiat racing is being resum ed -at headquarters this suggestion should be considered. Why always consider the motor owner? Who will answer this? Why was it that the trees recently planted on the new road were purchased out of the district whilst there are two or three nurseries in Belmont? However, the favoured firm had to buy from one of the local nur series, have the trees delivered mfle6 away, then sent back to Belmont again. But still, we are going for ward. The deposed Jazzy King is bring ing up .his two old-lime specialities again. * He challenges the world (Mr. Bimba excepted...
Fremantle Fragments [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
Fremantle fragments The Fremantle Trotting Club moves. Ben Jones, M.L.A., got the Premier to arrange a conference be tween them and the parent associa tion onv Wednesday morning, and legislation is likely to result from it. The Harbour Trust has recently initiated a wise reform by starting to pay on Fridays at noon, instead of the old time of 3 o'clock. Which means that men not working won't now have to hang about half the day waiting for pay. Shipping companies, please copy. They used to talk about the cow cocky enslaving his children. There is a lime-burner named Wharton out Spearwood way who has them beat to a frazzle. He has two daughters helping him burn lime, cheap and economical, which is per haps why that good Australian, Angus McLeod, gets his lime sup plies from him. ? It's a real braw occupation for Australian girls.' Both Mick Cahill and Geo. Dennis hit out the other day on the anti Labour press and its Edwards fund bubble. Their strictures were main ly directed against ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 17 October 1920
How to make money out of news papers. Find out when the Gov ernment are going to buy land and do it first. The Telegraph Department should keep a watchful eye on their poles. Some of them need bracing. Very annoying if it broke when a pro fiteer or politician was being sus pended, on one.