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Income Tax and Politicians [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
HKtie T« fM Pilitkiiu TScnitator':— - The taxj-payers of thus State are getting a rotten deal from the Governxnenjt as regards the. income tax; the exemption is a dis grace to the politicians who are responsible for it. Why on earth cannot it oe raised to at least £250 per annum, and give the workers a ^chance to get ahead a bit? The present exemption is in most cases an absolute swindle, as, if a tax payer's assessable income exceeds ciec l ? * ? ? ? a* ... ii-«, ue gees no exemption at all. The Federal gang with their exemp tion is bad enough, but they are honest in the matter, and allow it in iull— very different from this State, which renegs on its supposed exemption. Why not raise the ex emption, and clap it on to those with, say, £400 or over? They are far better able to pay up than the unfortunate worker. Then again, take the single person getting under S2 per week. Fancy taking their tew- DO&! ^surely this glorious btate is not in such a rotten condition as to have t...
That Indemnity PALTRY RECOGNITION FOR AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
Tilt iMemitf PALTRY RECOGNITION FOR AUSTRALIA. ''Fight, work, or pay' was the glibly-mouthed slogan of war nion gerers during the five years of in ternational madness. Unfortunately the system was never worked scien tifically, and the latest—and greatest — examnln of its lnn-siffod snnli na- tion is in connection with the Ger man indemnity. It appears that Germany has paid over some £50,000,000, of which Britain gets over £11,000,000. Out of that it is proposed to allow India and the Dominions about £1,300,000, of which Australia's share, '*at a liberal estimate' will not exceed £400,000. It would appear, therefore, that the distribution is to be made on the basis of the number of men pro vided for the expeditionary forces. This is delightful. The general pub lic may or may not be aware that Australia paid on a vastly more lav ish scale than any other Dominion. The other Dominions simply found the men, equipped them, transported them to Ensrland. and. finally brought them back. Engl...
PERTH SUB-BRANCH Business Activities [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
FXBTH 80B-BBANCH. BnaiaaM Activity. &cretary James Butler reports . that he has i /now a- -full stock of. suit and dress lengths in fancy tweeds s bf the very latest patterns. There ^fias long been complaints made that jciiidrens (boys) clothmg could not sjte ^ataxaed. This Jjas now been VT*w*ifij»H sinA anv srvtHt«k- err rifWc |egtitied can secure suits to suit ^I.^orts asd sizes of suitable lads, . T&ere is a Birge stock of leggings, feather, . military mounted pattern v-qpi^Band, and they are particularly teSmWf for' land-workers, dairy P»ei- and others of like calling. The 'px&k. of general goods is .well up to jt&it; The half-yearly meeting will be held as soon as the auditors have * 3amb£d jdown the -Books as O.K., -btrt & tfie ranufieaiions - oi the \_branch are so varied and vast, some -' ]wN~*t least icnust eventuate ere the ;i^6ct^an Jb#v» a but in. Meanwhile
Commonwealth Lethal Chambers TWO DEPARTMENTS AFFECTED. Public Health Regulations Ignored. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
CMWHVMin LCtlf I earners TWO DEPARTMENTS AFFECTED. Public Health BdgtOatioos Ignored. If any body or institution should obey the law without dfemur or evasion, it is a Government depart-1 ment — especially a department of the Commonwealth, bloated as it is with the proceeds of grinding taxa tion. Yet facts that have come to our knowledge show that certain aspects of the law are ignored shamelessly by at least two Com monwealth Departments in Perth. The most serious complaint comes from the G.P.O., where the men em ployed in the costing jroom, State Engineer's Department, have been compelled, after repeated fruitless verbal complaints, to forward on a written protest concerning the shocking overcrowding and disgrace ful lighting conditions. The room has a floor space of only 622 feet, but crowded into it are ten men — some- limes 11. The irony of the whole thing is the fact that an adjoining room nearly twice the size is de voted to the use of two men and a girl, but, of course, as o...
PERTH BRANCH R.S.L. (Special to "The Mirror.") [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
^:'*IBIH BR4V0H WtSJL - €3^^mji^jm»Mtmr) : m^m7^mtm$'^mbe one of the vv^^SSm gg*} wiQ be put before the half-yearly meting of members: — 'That every mmber who was financial on the books of the Perth Branch at the date the balance a small dividend after working ek a bonus of 10/-, this to be used to pay their annual subscription and make them financial for .the follow ing year, and tnen it we are as suc cessful in the subsequent years, that this be again done. By doing this returned men will see that it is to their advantage to become a member, and the time would then not be far distant when this could be the best co-operative society in Australia, as members would not be asked to pay into this and would receive the benefit of cheaper cloth ing and stores, and probably receive a small dividend after working x penseg have been met at the end of each financial year.*
For All Australians 16 IMPORTANT RULES OF HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
Fir All Aistri liais 16 IMPORTANT RUIZES OF HEALTH. The first and sreat Health Com mandment i=s: Have your body per iodically examined. and your indivi ?lual needs ascertained. Tlteu ap ply the following rules with pre cision: 1. Ventilate eveiy room you oc 2. Wear light, loose and porous clothes. 3. Seek out-of-door occupations and recreations. 4. Sleep out, if you can. 5. Breathe deeply. 6. Avoid overeating and over weight. 7. Eat sparingly of meats and «'ggs. 8. Eat some hard, some bulky, some raw foods. 9. Eat slowly. 10. Use sufficient water, internally aad externally. 11. Evacuate thoroughly, regularly and frequently. 12. Stand, sit and Tvalk erect. 13. Do not allow poisobs and in fections to eiiter the body. 14. Keep the teeth, gums and tongue clean. 15. Work, play, re3t and sleep in moderation. 16. Keep serene. Check the rules you faititi-'lly fol _ low.
Reflections (By "Alian.") [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
Reflections -By 'Allan.'} 'Are Union'— Rouge and Pivers. 'West'— 'A Lonesome Place . . .' — Uncles. 'Three Wise Fools'— The Sti's. 'Daily News' — ''. . . - and at the meeting place . . . .'—The Butchers. .Local Lecturer Chappell — 'Do we live iwi AHrtli aeain.' Mv oath, when you're sober. Rag Shop Advt— 'Prices smashed and slasbed/%— To say nothing of your purses. . 'DaUy News'— 'Existence of tie Soul.'— A case for the bootmaker. Sporting Tit-btt — 'A strenuous game.'— Which, chess or tiraghts? 'West' — 'A. tram passenger ,da/ ed.'-7-Found a seat. 'Daily News'— 'i»,00D,000 for sav ing a_ girl.' — My 'dearest' girl. 'Sunday r Times'— 'A true demo cratic spirit.' — Hie, Glenoran No. 10. Trades Hall Naticer-'Meeting^ of Painters ? . . .'-—In other words, flappers.' ? . . ? : V 'The Mirror'— ^ ^'Haacis off the Mo- : vies'-rWeu, try insectobane. v : ^ 'WesV'— 'Govert^nent absolutely 'in :=Earnest.I'^--Go, Hon! ^ble-~-'A NeWrXJun-'.'— An Im provement on Hugnie the Baker. What, what. Sir J...
THE MIRROR JULY 16, 1921. Uncle Sam Top Dog [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
JULY 16, 4«M. _, iKie sn Tip dh Columbfet, strongiest among the evangelists of Peace, calls to the nations to 'come together in Confer ence for the purpose of devising a working plan for the future con trol of the world's peace. Her en lightened and pacifically inclined mind shrinks from the riot of dis order, ruin, and bloody conflicts which the one-eyed god of militarism has imposed, and is imposing upon the world, robbing civilisation of its accumulated! values purchased from the centuries of tireless striv ings in the laboratory, the school and the Councils of the States. Events are moving quickly these davs. and it seems our groggv old world, foolish with the intoxication of its victory won over the ancient Hapsburgs and Hohenzollerns is taking a pull, and endeavouring to sober itself. The cables of the week manifest a change in world thought. Sanity is gradually being restored, and common sense is mov ing back to its place amongst the nations. State-craft' is getting over its ...
Eastern Racing V.A.T.C. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
Eastern Racing V.A.TX. MELBOURNE, Saturday. — AX Caul fleld this afternoon tbe V.A.T.C. held a meeting. Following- are. the results: Leamington Hurdle Race, two miles one furlong 64 yards. — King Neptune i, Telecles 2, Front Rant 3. 5 to 2 asrst King Neptune. Llllimur Two-Year-old, seven Iiir Iongs.— Harvest King f, Statton 2. Tnc Palais 3. 3 to 1 agst Harvest King Murrumbeena ' Handicap, one mile three furlongs. — Tavistock i, Rexarcus Godfrey Watson Steeplechase, two miles three furlongs so yards. — Gaz- omp l, Dovlan 2, Waiiwong 3. 2 to l agst Gazomp. Kara Brook Trial, .3even furlongs. — Ascidlon 1. Prince Coba-lil i, Sabot 3. 8 to l agst Ascllian. Maloina Welter, one mile. — New- shot 1, Ki&ori 2, Sonny Foy 3. 10 to 1 agst Newsnot.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
^ ^^ f WMJliIil_fe*flft»ftim-t_ *m*m*mtB*k mjiutbt HBlix DUraXST: MAS8ET 0BO8SK. ?me mn mm pMjrtfTWWlJBlOUB WUBOSW WITH OTHIBS OL0IE ??Kg: ^^5i;.,;A-. ?:??? ?-'.-? ??? ?-'-?:._-?-?-?.???.;'_.:?-'-?-? ?; '???'.' ' ' Illgg^X -. -? ? '? .^lIPfSggtT'-;. MOTE-lv. fmjmiimoom, uukx uutim noon b jwp louhmm. ti ws. BS^:^:.:; '..'???/ ? . - i §IS||#iiil£ .. . : i^p^-:^'; ?;:^--' ?'--./??? ?? -. - '? ? ?'' : - - -Seldom Equalled — ? I £%&**'? ?':?';-?-;. -'???-.??:;-?'??. ? :-;. - ' ,; ??- .? ? ' ' K^MM»«ort:St. ; : ' CON. O'BRIEN ?p£%-«*' ???..._.?'??,? '~~ - - ' . ? . ? ' ? ? ? I ^^pf^ay.Hptel^aarr^olc St., Perth ? , S ^!-V--':';..--- -, ???-?. JttS. 1. *. MeCAMCHY, | ^C.^v^'^-._:' - ' ? -?:- '' : : ^V:' ' Proprietress, , K ^ _^^^^L^^^^'^^U .^^jJ^^^J- ? - _________!^ ]_______j__L|___lM ^ ^_L '^^^^t I JT~, SABBAfJK «ad MUBBAT-STBKETS. %[ ^ . ' '' l .L ?', ' ; - ? : ? — - ? . P «he 4tantni wd liait Ikmmo&m Bwidaiitiai Hot«L ,:.. TW. AOB. J. J. RTAH, Proprietor. $WBk Hotel IWRTH...
Helen vale Gallops GREAT DAY S RACING Silent Tom at Last and Osseo Again. SIBBRETT A TREBLE [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
HticMVaie Gallops GREAT DAn RACING Sileal tm at Last i M osse* Agaii SHIIETT ft IIBU . Under ideal weather, conditions the Helena Vale Race Club held an other of its successful meetings at the above course to-day. The seven event programme saw many interest ing finishes. The course was in ex cellent order after the recent rains;, The four special trains that con veyed the large crowd to the course was welcomed by the Helena Vale patrons, this extra train doing away, with the overcrowding system. ?All' *~I-Ta WC miic*4- ^rtr)fM-nfii1t 4-*k*4 *?*??* his splendid) handicapping. In all races the finishes were close, and in the second division of the Third Class Plate five horses finished al most in a line. HURDLE RACE. Of 100 sovs. : About 2 miles. H. W. Sttfoler's : Silent Tom, by Suent Friend — Bardel, 9.4 (Leo nard) .. .'. .. .. .. .-,?.. i Barfowerie, 9.5 (Pinfeus) ... 2 Warflame, 3.6 (Spiers) .... .. 3 Other starters: High Hand, 12.7 (Bennett) ; Laroon, 10.9 (O'Rourke) ; Springmoun...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
FOR BEST JOINTS AND COTS Try* P. H. JAMES Family Botcher. 51 CLAISEBROOK ROAD. EAST PERTH. Can or Rtnft TeL AS03K Under Distinguished Royal Patronage. The Arcade Studios (Established 20 Years). 'The Picture Framers, Photo graphers and Photo Enlar gers of the West' F. G. SWAINE, Proprietor. Central Arcade (Opp. Railway Station).
R.S. AND S.L. OLD METALS BRANCH [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
MiitdSX. OLD METAiS The Old Metals Branch of the Eeturnedi Sailors' and Soldiers' Lea gue have removed their premises a 3J£tte further west in Murray-street, behind the premises occupied by Al vear and Co, and adjacent . to the shop lately occupied by J. Dynon and Co. The returned soldiers em ployed therein do very effective and useful .work in, the making of -n- ' numerable household utensils out of all sorts and odds and ends. Repairs are also jpromptiy- and cheaply exe cutedi Contributions of all 4nd every kind of stuff usually called rubbish, and old household utensils are requested- By keeping the Old Metals Branch fully occupied, a good work is done in th^t a number of re turned men. are kept fully employed, so do ycrar bit, one and alL
Returned Soldiers' League EXECUTIVE MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
; -. L«fi« * '* WUBSOTS7M MKHING. «v ^Kife^last agenda paper of the Re i^ymed Soldiers' Executive League ^fes veiy lengthy, and took two at * tengg *& sa through, bat still, as per usOal, ai fan was shelved, atodk a lot ibever goVvtf $he «ats of vulgar out **j$fera. 'The matter discussed at 1 kfrait was the purdiase of Messrs. PieSse «ad Co. s milling properties, . afefc 3 poswWe, the inclusion of the Qi&BXfejr, oow la liquidation, ven Jaresw As tius oojy entails absttt 14OO,«», it's a comparatively v stnall venture, looked at from Jimmy - SGId&irs deficit stunt, or even in T«£ew 4t t£e Burpins for June. Where the money is to totoe from goodness brfeply; $»oqrs, and won't teS us. Tlie /igpttjpec£us «s at least alluring, but Jppfejaejg&aBs are generally built that ^^njTi^Fbe Ptesse gentleman has yMatto^y vtomised to provide the WMfctf* **»**«* proceedmg, in 3§Wix-th Heenatfs trip East -sam t5treaty, with the Comon Twelfth people as to allowing the * 'f...
Momentous Modes [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
Momentous MocU* . A Word About Hate.— Hat trimmings are as simple ass can possibly be Coque feathers .are very popular, a& indeed they always are in winter time, while waited rib bon is almost ubiquitous. A great deal of ribbon of various sorts is iicf-rl a*- li!if.trnimiini- anil ' fhs hMn. ww^J* w «»»— ^ »?*??, ??!¥?? ^,, -T1IITT —111. 1 *Jf IQH tiful brocaded ribbons, which are - beginning to come from France, are - ideal for this purpose. Panne -vet yet, too, is haviK a revil&L while - imitation aigrettes and ostrich fea- ; thers, and all the hundred1 and one styles of made-up feather ornameate '- -^ may be used with good effect as haC- $-' trimmings. ? ? . ? ~ *' Lace Is Very Popular.— Dyed '- laces are coming back, and s Dyed laces are coming back, * and are already being made extensive use of in evening frocks, particular ly. Some of the heavier makes of woollen or crochet lace are very, handsome, and .when dyed to match the material of a woollen or silk frock...
Helping the Housewife [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
Helping tke Housewife ? u Bvery housewife who dislikes the laborious task of polishing stoves and grates,, and what housewife does not,- will be pleased to hear that they can again purchase f r6m their grocer that fine polish Black Watch, the manufacture of which. was temporarily suspenaea aunug the war period, owing to some of the main ingredients being un obtainable. The 'Black Watch,' in addition to being unequalled for stoves and such like metal ware, can be used as a varnish for wood, and is a wonderful enamel, whilst leather ware can be renovated with it to look like new. This infal lible preparation is made wholly in Western Australia at the factory, Belmont, so that added to its super iority over imported lines, it has the advantage of allowing the ladies to patronise *home industries.