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Subur—Banalities Maylands [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 1 May 1921
Subur-Banalities Maylands (By 'Out-of-Order.') As JPete Bride's suiky bell was rung, it was the signal 'for the weighing-ia of riders. These were as follows: — New Bridge (J. Burkett), Snip Bread (Pete), Mosquito Killer (Jimmy Rodd), Chaff Store (Mick Simkin), and Hungary (Skinny). . As I was rushing over to the Tote, which was in charge of Dave Roy lance, Ted. Hanson and Alby Smith, I met Geo. Padgham carrying a military rifle. He informed me that he was starter, and that his cobber, Geo. H. Smith, was the clerk of the course! By now the horses were being lined up for their long jour ney (three miles — 13 laps), and 1 rushed into the ring I.-, have a bet. There I found Danny Foley and his clerk Bob Clothier, Frank Doruan, and Jim O Donnell yelling the odds. Harry Worthy and Honey Bride were carrying on the novelty pick in a quiet way. I put my 2/ on Hun gary, and he became favourite at 2's. At that price a great rush re sulted. Mr. Bride's candidate then receded from 3i to 5's, to ...
Midland Junction [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 1 May 1921
Midland Junction (By 'Box-On.') A Peeping: Tom will get himself tnrc*- months -r ue ts not careful. His £amc is jumping, a certain . gar den fence late at night' and peeping through bedroom windows. If lie continues this practice I shall name liita, which will afford material ror the police lo work on. The two mugs wuo argued on the cellar-paved floor or the pictures over a flapper came to blows. After they .had made a. chopping: block of each ot her ? they came to this conclusion— she wasn't worth lighting over, aril advan ced to the 4jeer club. We doji'l kuow to know Where 'Scollic ftlair' was this day Tour years ago. 'Reilly' of the Midland Oicyclo Cltifo is a dead cert lo win lue Moaner & Handicap . Next issue .«r 'The Mirror' will con tain the 'Prohibition Birthday Parly,' specially composed Ly 'Tommy Tur ner,' and sung with immense success by upwards of 100 voices, all trained on the best brands, etz. It is up to one of the grab-ails l# spend a little money on his dela...
Belmont Bangs [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 1 May 1921
Belmont Bangs CBv 'Solon.') ?' What about .the land-BTabsiers out here? it is impossible to buy a piece of land at a reasonable price near the main road. It is time. the. Road Board knew the price asked for some of tbe blocks, antf then rated them on the owner's valua tion. . ' We had anollier meeting re trams. Oh, how we do -pay for our motor ride into town; Why not a line of cabs from RedcluTe to the trams? . ._ ' Bill' Kewey, it is time you took on' that Club dance again; we can see noth ing but failure under tbe present man agement. Besides that, there are top many children running about the UaU. Sadly required out bere, an old-time dance night, when one could manage to have a good dance — the waltz, the schottishe or the mazurka in prefer ence to the kangaroo agony jazz/ There are four girls who can dance to music in Carlisle. Cat-Caller go easy; you nave no chance with the Paint and Powder damsel. Olga, you have a nice voice, but that song, 'Oh, Willie, we have nussea You' doe...
Fremantle Fragments [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 1 May 1921
fremfflfe fragments Neilson, Horse . Drivers' General Secretary, has gone East on the pending Arbitration Case. - Baglin, MiL.C:, journeyed to Nor thain last $reek end to settle the Chaffcutters' trouble. Same train as. Premier Mitchell, but different ^business. ',: 'zjMovr Colonel Bill Forster hates red ^tapel ? ? . ?? The McCallum smoke social was a huge' success. Nelson Hall wpuld oi'thold the crowd that assembled to honour South's militant member. J The Horse -Drivers are giving a .benefit to the wife and family of one of their members— Harold Branch, who has been for many weeks laid up. The dates fixed arc May 7th and 9th, at the Town Hall, 'the pro gramme is a hot one, and the cause jdeserving of support. ?Lol. Curran, well known at the Commercial, is back- from . holiday ing at Rottnest. Lol reckons the menu over there was alright, es pecially the jelly and custard. Fremantle Election Committee are giving a river picnic— in honour of Ben Jones' great fight-^on Sun day next, 8...
LABOR NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 1 May 1921
LABOR NOTES (By 'Spartaous.') Welcome to Hiss Mclntyic, who comes with a great reputation from tbe Trades Hall. JCalgoorlie, to join the staff or the Hotel and Restaurants' Union in Perth. A live-thinking young lady, this. It is couUdently staled mat me doi tle-oh's' intend to capture the exhibits prize in the Labour Day procession— r but others are after it, too, including bakers. West Guildford A.L.P., glass workers, and the horse -drivers. Lump- ' ers and Wauways are competitors for the marching effect. To a deputation re making Labour Day a holiday, Mr. Railway Commis sioner Pope &aid it was 'really impos sible to have two holidays of the Itlnn in one financial year.' As one delegate remarked, it's the financial WEEK M»t concerns the workers. The Law is a fUnny old thing. There's Mr Justice Korthmore in the Arbitra tion Court lining employers for serious breaches of awards ave sUillings or just registering convictions, whilst a raiu on the heathen Chinese for gambling pr...
A MELVILLE MUDDLE [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 1 May 1921
A MELVILLE MUDDLE William Horner writes: — After the declaration of the poll at the Melville Roads Board Hall on Satur- day, April 9th, one of the successful candidates, in moving a vote of thanks to the returning officer, abused the de- feated candidates and their supporters to such an extent that the returning officer would not allow him to proceed. Another one, in supporting the motion, talked of giving me a good hiding. For men of great strength desirous of exhi- biting their fighting qualities there has been ample opportunities in other direc- tions far more equitable to show their abilities than kicking an opponent whose physical disabilities are such that be could not put up a good fight against a trained athlete. Other members of the Board have referred to me as a source of annoyance. If criticising the actions of the Board in a fair and honest manner, protesting against a statement made by a member of the Board which was entirely misleading, exercising my just rights as a r...
Commonwealth "Stores" [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 1 May 1921
Commonwealth "Stores" — o — J.V. writes: "The end of the 'fin- ancial year' approaches. We many victims— the poor wretches con- demned on account of their mani- fold sins to toil in Commonwealth Departments, and suffer the atroci- ties inflicted upon them by the Commonwealth Stores Branch — are wondering whether our stocks of office requisites for next year will be better than those of 1920,21, or. perish the thought, worse. Now, Comptroller, old man, you know perfectly well that the lines we've tuned you up over aren't fit for human consumption, even by Commonwealth public servants, so do, do, do, do something to improve on them. We have heard a whisper that you are ordering a brand of erasers that are just a little softer than bricks, also that you're getting in some sweet, clean, and wholesome ink. Let's hope it's true: but for heaving's sake, sling the old stack out. Better give it to the City Council— the rubbers for paving blocks, and the 'ink' for tar paving purposes.
THREE WEEKS' SLEEP. M.P. Recovering from New Disease. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 1 May 1921
THREE WEEKS' SLEEP. M.P. Recovering from New Disease. Major W. P. Colfox, M.P. for North Dorset, and Parliamentary private secretary to the Minister of Pensions, is gradually recovering from an at- tack of sleepy sickness. He was ta- ken ill in December last and slept for three weeks, only awaking when roused for the purpose of taking food. His sight was badly affected, and also his general health. He is now recuperating in Italy.
PERCY BROOKFIELD MEMORIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 1 May 1921
PERCY BROOKFIELD MEMORIAL. On Sunday, April 3, 1921, a mass meeting of Barrier unionists decided to raise a memorial to the memory of their late comrade, P J. Brook- field, M.L.A. for Sturt, in the form of a Labour College at Broken Hill, in order in educate the workers from a real working-class standpoint. It was also decided to raise a suitable memorial tombstone over the grave of their late comrade. The College will be open to work- ers throughout Australia, in keeping with its capacity. The Brookfield Memorial College, it is claimed, will be the forerunner of many similar institutions for the education of the workers in this country . Mr. Lovckin: "Pickled, stewed and soused, were words that had a meaning . . . ."—My oath, they have; a 'staggering' meaning."
A New Sporting Paper [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 1 May 1921
A New Sporting Paper ---- o—-- Now that football has reached such dimensions as a people's recre- ation, the want of a paper solely de- voted to the king of Australian out- &nbsp; door games has been sorely felt. This will be remedied next Satur- day, when the "W.A. Footballer'' will make its first appearanceini the West. The publication will have for its mentor, Mr. B. F. McMahon, whose experience in similar sporting productions in Adelaide ensures the success of this venture. Mr. Mc- Mahon has entered into an agree- ment with the Football League, cov- ering a period of five years, and has obtained the sole rights, of publish- ing the official numbers of the Lea- gue players. In addition, he has engaged only experts, men who have had practical experience as cham- pion players, to contribute to its pages. The football public have been clamoring for the "W.A. Foot baller," and we welcome its advent.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 1 May 1921
Do You Need Your LDuggage or Furni ture carerully Removed or safely Stored? VANN & CO. 19 Pier Street, Perth. 193 HEYTESBURY-ROAD, SUBIACO. Attend promptly to al 1 Brandies or Carrying1 Huslness and Cuslarcs Work. Call, Write, Wire, o- Ring A1S07. Grosvenor Cafe 144 BARRACK-STREET. The Best Three-Course Meal in Perth for Is., at the Grosvenor Cafe, 144 Barrack-street, near Wellington street. You Will Enjoy Your Visit 7/- paid in advance ensures you a copy of 'The Mirror' post paid re gularly each week Tor 6 months. Write now to the Manager, enclosing postal notes, cheque, money order, or cash.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 8 May 1921
..THE LATEST IN COSTUMES.. from MESS M. HARBISON, Dressmaker and Costumiere, (Late of Royal Arcade and Kal- ? goorlie). 40 BEAUFORT-STREET. ?Over Johnston's Furniture Shop.) Tel. 1838. ? _j ? NURSE ST0CXLEY Has tjrime rooms for each patient. Every nossible con venience; fine open balconies; com fortable garden and lawn seats; fine hig-Q position; fresh air, and conveni ent to city. Largre staff ot skilled nurses always in attendance. Terms moderate. SWAN ? HOSPITAL. 590 NEWCASTLE-STREET. Tram to Lor tus-street. Telephone A1611.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 8 May 1921
For Comfort, Strength, Reliability, The NON - SAG Bedsteads, Mattresses, Stretchers, Wire-seated Dedf and Verandah Chairs are easily the best. / Built to Your Own Older or Design. We Ite-wire and Repair any class of make.— 419 HAY-ST., SUBIACO. Call and Inspect. A GOOD POLISHED FLOOR IS THREE PARTS OF THE FURNISHING. THEN WHY NOT USE DIAMOND FLOOR POLISH ? AND BE SURE OF A BRIGHT HOME. Our Patients always leave our surgeries pleased with us and what we have done for them. It is because we -charge a Reasonable Fee for a Thoroughly Up to-Date Dental Service— because we deliver the goods. It has been said that the average dentist fills his office with dentistry he can't deliver. EXPERIENCE AND SKILL,!' are the essential factors which teli in actual practice. The experi ence and skill of the up-to-date specialist are exemplified 'in every dental service rendered at our surgeries. Do not mistake our pre mises for any others in the immediate vicinity, LOOK FOR THE NAME, 'HYGIENIC,' IN THE...
CITY ODDITIES [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 8 May 1921
CITYODDITIES A great improvement. Mr. Pope, those white posts in front of the Central Station. Now, how about a row of gum trees? When one grows to replace the beautiful specimens W. J. George chopped out— big enough— we could suspend that slayer of verdure on it. ? — u — Sir William (Lathlain had a nearly all-red flag flying on Labour Day ?It was the 'Jacjc' Under the lung's Regulations only two booses in W.A. should fly the Union Jack — Government House and Parlia ment House. Wai our King*s laws ever be respected? You wffl n«-te the Australian flag always takes pride of place at military reviews in this country. George V. approv ed of it himself. Down at tiie Jetty at the foot of ** Barrack-street on Labour Day a tram conductor was whistling mer rily (at double-time rates), 'Feather Your Nest.' He could whistle too, r but after several times' over ana over again, it grated. A motorman put a sudden end to file melody by telling the canary imitator to 'Cut it aht, what* s the tise,'...