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Belmont [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
Beliwd (By 'Solon.') Soutb Perthites, we envy you. You are to - bave tbe trams immediately. We are disappointed, we expected ours before you. But — ' Happy Jack, we cannot understand you. You made no mention or iicl mont trams whilst referring to Cabi net's decision re Soutb Perth trams. Surely our turn Is at band. After being- put off from year to year by tbe different (and Indifferent) governments it is now up to all of us to bave a try to get our own tram way. Judging by the recentlyreport ed financial position of tbe town, it should not be an impossibilty for us to rase a loan Tor tbe purpose. No town or suburb to Australia has a brighter future than Be?mont has, now that several permanent Industries have licen established here, and it behoves us as a people to establish a boJd pol icy of progress. This can only be. ac hieved by the aid of £ s. d.. and as it appears the Government can dj noth ing- for us in the near Tuture, Jet us launch out on our own account and start the marc...
Men and Memories. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 16 July 1921
1 men and memories. 1 We still- find one at least of the profiteering J.'s.P. sits on the Bench and adjudicates on cases. Consider ing his bond speculations, it should be his bounden duty to get out and get under; likewise obliterate him self. The Beau Brummeil, likewise moving picture type of artist, of the Railways is George, late c.f Beverley, Meekathaira, and other salubrious climes of this State. George is a real darling of the god desses, and there is always a rush for the ticket window when he whacks out Pope's pasteboard pass ports. Manye are so taken up with his peculiar type of beauty that they leave their change on the win dow slip. One married lady from Beverley holds him up as the Ultra Thale of all the virtues to her ia-. mily. Horrie Brown, of the Fremantle Majestic, is perhaps the hardest working theatre manager in the town. His lobby displays are al ways a treat, especially when some thing out of the usual is showing. It is then he excels himself. With hammer and- t...
Mangled Films WHEN THINGS WERE DIFFERENT. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
Moealed Fills WHEN THINGS WERE DIF ? FERENT. 'An old-time showman' writes of things in the movie game many years back, when a movie showman had to be operator, ticket-seller, agent, bill-poster, and a hundred other things. He was at that time running a. circuit of films in the Murray district, Victoria: — 'In the days of the touring pic bare show, we made money on the side by doing a bit of buying for anyone we met in the country. We telegraphed requirements to the despatch clerk in the film exchange, and he sent the goods along with our change of programme. It was quite a profitable business, but we had to strike a snae. It came when we showed at Wagga on the way up from the Victorian border. We made a big feature of the pictures of the , Coronation of King George, which we expected to receive by the train on the opening night. The train was late, but a few minutes before 8 pjn. we got a telephone message from the stationmaster that goods were waiting for us at the station. We orde...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
THE RIVERSIDE ARCADIA. The SANDRINGHAM HOTEL, Celmont An Ideal Spot on the Best road out of Perth. EDGAR H. WED LER, Proprietor. «* *??„?..- ? . „? - .. . ^ ? ? T- ? : ? : ? I ? ^^^ ^HmHT mh J^^^&£^Al MB' ___^^ ??IH1 flH^HIIHIHI^^. ???? _?_ Bfl JM ' ^rnm^m ^ha ^^^to' ^m ^^^^ -*^™ ^m J±j^^k- - 1 ? ? ( T^ : ' ?— ' : ? : ? *
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
The Best or FRESH BREAD Daily to Your Door E. BRIDE , RAILWAY TERRACE. MAYLANDS. A GOOD LOAD OF WELL MIXED AND SEASONED WOOD.^^ Delivered Promptly. Personal Attention. McCOY & WOOD (Returned Soldiers). EIGHTH-AVENUE. MAYLANDS Terms Cash. ESPLANADE HOTEL FREMANTLE. Proprietress: Mrs. KELLY. (Late or tbe Grand Central, Perth). BEST SPIRITS STOCKED. SWAN BEER ONLY. LET'S GO DOWN TO FREEMASONS* HOTEL, SOUTH-TERRACE, FREMANTLE. Swan Beer &. Other Dinkum Drinks. CHARLIE ROBINSON, Proprietor. EASY SHAVING AND HAIR DRESSING. By a man who knows his job. ALF. EDMONDS (From Kalgoorlie). MARKET-ST., FREMANTLE. The Saloon opposite Fremantle Post Office, where Morgan's used to be.
Maylands [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
Maylands (Bv 'nut-of-Order .'1 A petition is in circulation and will be signed freely, for the exten sion of the trams along Beaufort street to 10th -avenue. Juding by recent events, it appears as if Como will be. the only extension for the , present, nevertheless, petitions, em phasize the fact, of the rapid settle ment and inconvenience ot the nor thern part of our district, and for goodness sake don't forget to men tion something about our railway service. The fallens soldiers' memorial monument has at last begun to show signs of realisation, the con tractors: having during the List week built the foundation in the block next to the Town Hall, very shortly now, we hope to be pre sent at the unveiling. A general meeting of the committee and pub lic is to be held during the weel. to transact some important business. At the A.O.F. social on Monday night last, Bob Clothier was re warded' by the Town Hall .being well filled. ' A most pleasant evening was spent, during: which Bert Powe...
Belmont [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
[?] (By 'Solon.') One of the most industrious citi zens of the Commonwealth is 'Old Fred.' who has charge of the gar den at Dad Hancocks HoteL tSel mont. ' Snowy-haired and handi capped with rneumatics. Fred has nevertheless taken in hand the wil derness which lies between the hotel and the river, and has made it blossom like a rose. I1 lowers and vegetables both come alike to this able follower of Adams profes sion, and his potatoes are the best in WA. Just ask Fred! At last we'diove — the mosquito is doomed. At the usual fortnightly meeting of the Belmont. Road Board held on Monday evening last, Mr. A. E. Rowe moved 'That the Commis sioner of Public Health be asked what action he is taking to grapple with the mosquito pest; that we re commend to the Commissioner that he call a conference of local autho rities and members of the Legisla tive Council together ? with any known authority on the question, so that unitekj action may be taken to grapple with the mosquito pest; the Board ...
Subur—Banalities Bellevue to Bayswater [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
I Subur- Banalities | Mm to Biyswater .^ (By 'Box On.') Freddy- Brown Is topping Barns' worth up on a peanut diet, eh Monk? 'Naughty May': I'll tell your Pa. He little thinks when you go out it is so far! (Jnarne tiickung, practical joKer. fell heavily to a-ieft hook from the long plumber Look out, Stenny i Margaret-street is now the Brook lands speed track of V?A, Special tests being made on Sunday morn ings by mad motor cyclists. Harry Potter intends mounting a 75 gun on his chateau to stop the pest. . Songs they never sing: — 4 Joe Tippett: 'Laugh and the TYorid iLaughs With You.' Bob Norton and Harry B.: 'Com- rades.' Pha Mitchell: 'If I Could Only Back a Winner.' Jack Petitt: 'the Good Old Sum mer Time.' ? T*A/4j4y» \7A-?1ck- '^-A-IactI Tli«r« f*Vt«««-k es-' Paddy Davidson: 'My Kingdom (Dick) for a Horse.' Bob O'Neil: 'Goodbye, Sydney Town.** Gillie: 'It is only a Beautiful Picture.' Amy Castles: 'Abide With Me' Bill Parr: 'I. am for ever Cutting Corks.' ., Herbert: 'I am Sorry...
ASPENDALE PARK [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
ASPENDALE PARK MELBOURNE, Saturday.— The abve dab held a meeting to-day. Results:— Hurdle Race, 2 miles, of £200.— Rosiel 1, Fiscom 2, Earlbom 3. 5 to '1 agst Rosiel. Aspendale Plate, of £150, six fur longs.— Ayrland 1. King's Treasure 2, Denacre 3. Evens Ayrland. Brush Steeplechase, of £200. about two miles.— (Haima 1, Handy Lady 2, Melaphast 3. Evens Haima. .Aspendale Purse, of £150, six fur li miles.— Epistle 1, Sonny Foy 2, King Neptune 3. 5 to 1 agst Epis tle. Aspendale Purse, of £150, six fur longs.— -First Division: Sure 1, Sy mons 2, Imputation 3. 6 to 4 agst Sure. Second Division: Rita Page 1, Lord Trim 2, Alorne 3. « to 1 agst Rita Page. Welter Handicap, of £150, seven furlongs— Bracka 1. Some Song 2, Purple Rose 3. 10. to 1 agst Braka.
That Trayning Hotel [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
That Training Hotel Following closely on the 'Mirror's' comments on 4th and 11th June, on the Trayning (Licensing Muddle, a sale was held on the 13th inst. of Mr. Newman's rights to his town site block. This was purchased, after spirited' bidding, by Mr. Bailey Brown,, of Fremantle. who intends erecting a two-storey brick hotel fitted with electric light throughout, and with accommodation worthy oi one of the best farming centres in the State. It is to he hoped that Mr. Brown's efforts to build an hotel worthy -.f Trayniny will not be obstructed by opposition, similar to that met with by past enterprise, opposition which has practicallv ruined previous pur chasers, and that the Government will adopt some measure to safe guard further purchasers of State hotel sites.
Reflections [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
Reflections (By 'Ailau.') ? We have b,^gme Hoarse-tralia — over 'the Asuua' 'On Our Selection'— Jkumy the Mitch. A wash-out — the dve in our bar gain sale shirts. 'To the point' — Deiapsey's right. Very often gas escapes— never yet heard cf the consumer doing like wise. . . — .in 'Ihe price of bread increased'* — More 'dough' for dough. 'West': 'VVe must admit we're slow. . . .'! No need to, old thing; we already know it. 'Worker': 'The great leg-puller' Macartney. 'Daily News': 'Daley nipped him for £1.'— Daily, 'strewth, it hap pens every minute. Birth Notice: 'Mrs. A. H. Wood, a son' — or better still, a splinter. Cricket* report: 'Another run, then Collins brought off a wonderful eaten ...' (Probably the re sult of a 'gladeye.' Film title: 'Mother, I Need You,' in five parts, 'eip. 'World's News': 'He,, found in a seciuoea spoi stamps wuiu; £250,000.' Gee, that takes some licking. British Cable News — I'd prefer to call it piffle and bosh. 'Wyndham Meat Works'— and Perth cheese ...
The Tram Track Travesty [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
Tie Trm Tr«K Travest! And so the Hon. the Minister for Tramways and Mr. Commissioner for Rails Pope have, after moh strouslv mature consideration, deci ded that the first tramway exten sion to be built in these hard times shall be a wild-cat line through the thick mulga scrub to some place called Gomo! A whole volume of letters t? the daily Press has proved taat the claims of other districts should have received prior consideration, whilst Mr. Kelsall (president of Mount Hawthorn Progress Association) has by quotation from Minister Scad dan's own speeches, and by the production of Minister Scaddan's own letter, shown that the new line will be built over a mass of broken pledges and promises. Not that broken pledges will much trouble the conscience of the Hon. John — the steps he has trodden to his pre sent position have been so largely constructed of them. Where and what is this Como'r There are large populations out along the Churchlands Estate, Lee derville. for more than a mile p...
GOODWOOD GALLOPS Maltheoid takes Handicap Dillon Rides a Treble [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
GALLOPS Ntltleoid takes Hifujicap DiilM KMes a ire We Few more successful re-unions have been; held at Goodwood than the meeting concluded to*day. Spring-like weather prevailed throughout the day, and the track was in superb condition for gallop ing. ? The meeting passed off very smoothly, thanks to the excellent ar rangements of the secretary, Mr. Alex. Clydesdale. The splendidly -attended (crowd that gathered to witness the eight-event beanfeast should return a big profit to the club. SECOND CLASS PURSE (First Division). Of 70 sevs. Nine furlongs. B. L. Clarksons Stylish, 'by One Away— Frigate, 8.11 (Whelari) 1. Carrawindy, 7.13 (Hughes) .... 2 Cheddite, 8.1 (DHlon) ? 3 Other starters; Welcome Hugh, 9.2 (Farrell) ; Golden Pledge, 9.0 (Bow den) ; Rifle Ball, 8-6 (Morse); Green Lad, 8.7 (CrackneJi); Wattle Leaf, 8.5 (Tully); Waxpalm, 8.4 (Mor ley); Solfinhar, 8.1 (Chandler); Frog Song, 7. 12 (Sherwood) ; Wall plate, 7.11 (Mitchell); Threadaway, 7.4 (Burrows). Dividends (for 10/-) : ...
STRUCK OIL! Why the Bomb from Melbourne? A REPORT, AS YET, UNCONFIRMED. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
STRUCK OIL! WIhj lie B«» lr«i Meiftftne? A EBPOET, AS YET, TJNCON ITRMED. Por some time past the West has been anxiously awaiting the discov ery of oil in this State, realising that such a lind would be of more value to it than even ' the discovery of another Golden Mils, and on Fri day last the rumor was circulated around that at last the strike had been made in the Bremmer Bay dis trict, on the South -Joast, some Hun dred odd miles east of. Albany. To date the discovery is reported — that is alL Would to God it were confirmed, consequently true. No one can tell us, or anyone else, with even an atom of interest in or know ledge of this country that subter ranean oil channels do not exist hereabouts. Geological research in our Great North indicates the exist ence of oil there. At least one pros pecting party is at the moment ac tually engaged in perfecting opera tions already begun, and not alto gether abandoned by a previous syn dicate. At the other extremity of the State we are ad...
COMMENTS ON TIE RUNNING [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
COMMENTS ON THE RUNNING Second Class ^Purse (First Divi sion). — Solfinhar and Styiisli inaae the early pace from Rifle Ball. At far turn Carrawindy was showing the way from Stylish and Cheddite. At distance Stylish managed to stave off Carrawindy and win by a bead, with Cheddite two and a halt lengths off third. Solfinhar was a close fourth, then came Golden Pledge, Frog Song, Wallplate, Rifle Ball, with Welcome ,Hugh last. Second Class Purse (Second Divi sion).-— When they had gone a tur long F'lavus Rule was showing the way passing the stand from Zee bnigge, Rothboy, Carson, and and Single Key. Down the back the order was mud the same, with Le Lac and Faithwaif coming fiast. Into the 'straignt Le i^ac took charge, and going on won by a length and a half, with half a head between second and third. Single Key was a close fourth, then Park Leaf, Donear, Jess Willard, Galbally, with Woodchuck and Redlean last two. Second Class Plate.— They all went away to a good start, with Devil's ...
An Eloquent Constable [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
AiEldiuenl Constable ? u ? Narrogin 'Observer' of 16/7/'21 reports: — 'Not generally known that Con stable Campbell, of Wickepin, is easily the finest public speaker in this electorate, if not in many oth ers. On the occasion of the French Rose wedding at Wickepin on Tues day last, the constable supported the toast of 'The Parents,' and to the amazement of all present he burst into an oration, extending over talf-an-hour, which was abso lutely flawless in delivery and un surpassable for beauty of concep tion, ilt is a matter for surprise that a man so singularly gifted should be located1 in a small township, and it is also, to say the least, regrettable.' This is the same constable, whom, after 20 years' service, both Federal and State Governments, tried to crucify after the Conscription Re ferenda, at the behest of the sooling savages of Wickepin. It would in deed be interesting to know why Mr. Campbell is still kept as a con stable in a country district. Doesn't abilitv count in t...
West Australian Football Stars in Action Test Match at Subiaco [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
West Australian Football Stars in Action Test Match at Suftmce At Suhiaco to-day the pick of the footballers of the State played iu a test ir.a^h. The Perth side was se lected from Perth, East Perth aud West Perth, and the Fremantle side from East Fremautle, South Fre uiautle aud SSubiaco. A stroiig wiud was blowing towards the -*ity end as the starting- time approached. fj lint I'll -J U C1UCJL Uie X ICIllitUlll' side, Ie4 by ^Truscott, filed out. The Perth side was Taylor, Wiiii bridge, Campbell, J., Hewson, Evans, Sparrow. Hebbard, Hewby, Herd, Boyd, Brentnall, Sheedy, G. Watts, M'Kenzie (capt.), Hoft, Craig, Allen, Tyson Fremantle was represented by Castinelli, Jack Callow, Ford, Green, Mudie, Adams, Bahen, Truscott / ? x\ .'I ? T'»* ? TT yi Vcapi.;, triuiayon, xticoiu, n. uaaip bell, Ciuoris, Steele, Smith,. Ion, Heindrieks, Outridge, Bateman. Perth kicked towards Perth end, and Sheedy passed to Sparrow, who placed, but the ball fell short, and Carter bounced. Immediately after...
Before the Judgment Seat SIR JIMMY, MITCH DOCKED FOR BACK SCRATCHING. "SO MUCH TO DO. SO LITTLE DONE." [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
umtiHUHtik fob baoe Wtmmi&huaQ. ' * 'SO MUCH TO J-0. SO OfTUE DON*.' The court was crowded _£p_ its nothingness when the hot optimistic country - jury: returned enthusiastic which had occupied, the attention ot the court for some years, and iiad aroused the greatest apathv through out tile State. ' \ . The nrisnner Hid nn» gnnin- *--» realise his position, and smiled be iugnly on aU and sundry, and Jbore himself with marked bravado. '-' On being asked if be wished to say anything, he airily- replied: 'Yes, a tot. -., I don't know why.; I am here at atL and it is'simply ridi culous to place mcu -the^ position I am in. Me, the onfcy person capable ? of managing the anairs of the coun try; Me, the cheerio opfimtsti Me, the man who brought ,©6ws.J© -this country; Me, w^o loaned, jnooey to the Northam Jacraers; M«, who can build up a beautiful deficit in :£n ance and yet k»ojc and f^-;^tesed with myself. '19avc'^ not j^one-ali : any man would be ejcpeetea to,d*j£ Have I not Led c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 23 July 1921
I Lafayette ( /rfUfflrj I The Home of Beautiful Por- 01 % gMvQP^N*** I traits and Art Photography. 13 ^»*^ ff _ ^ ^, BARRACK ST. § ^jKEt ? (Opp. Nicholson's Music g /^ STOUT I Warehouse). jjl * A*BWWW I* J. H. WILMOTT, Manager. I 8lf-l|*l-¥5Sl!l?2lL IjT .?; 'Phone A.4514. , H