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SOUTH AFRICA DECLARES WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
SOUTH AFRICA DECLARES WAR. __n_ CAPETOWN, May 14. — The Govern ment Gazette, issued yesterday, con tains General Smuts' (the Prime Min ister) prohioiiion of importation into ?South Africa of boots, shoes and slip pors \ further prohibition is also en acted against the dumping of Australian wheat and aoar. The ukase in m volve« the amendment of the Customs Act.
BRUMMY JAPANESE PEARLS. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
BRUHifflV JAPANESE PEARLS. . LO.NUO-N, May 14. — v,ne nuiidrcu. and lll'ty Hauou Gardens inerchauts and jewellers l-ave decided to combine with the object ol protecting joint interests against pearls produced by culture. The Japanese Ucvc are very offended at the drastic action.
DARWIN TEA PARTY. "No Taxation [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
DARWIN TEA PARTY. 'No Taxation ? DARWIN, Friday. — The inhabitants of th.e Territory are determined that they will not pay taxes until they are repi-esented in the Federal Parlia ment. Mr. Poynton (Home and Ter ritories Minister) arrived here to-day, and was met by a deputation of citi zens, led by the Mayor, who presented him with the text of a resolution to the foregoing effect. Poynton stupid ly cbpse to regard the. resolution as a 'defiance of Law and order,' and attempted to march off the wharf in high dignity, but his pose was sadly marred by the jeers of the crowd, w:hich caused him to dance backward in obvious and abject terror. No blood has been spilt. — TV-
CUFF—COLLAR RUMPUS. ANOTHER DEFICIT. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
CUFF— COLLAR RUMPUS. ANOTHER DEFICIT. It. is stated from reliable sources that the books of the Hon. Treasurer of a toney organisation a wage — or rather salary-earners in Perth show a considerable descrepency. The am ount involved is not definitely known, but runs into large figures. The de linquent is at present ''sick.'1 and the council of the organisation is ?\yaiting his recovery before having his ac counts audited and deciding what steps they will take.
LOCAL OPTION POLL. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
LOCAL OPTION POLL. A recount for the Avon Licensing District reverses the previous decis ion, whereby the district declared for reduction. The revised figures are: — Continuance. 470; Increase, 90; Re duction, 90; No-License, 444. Majority for Continuance, 26.
A Reminiscence [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
n Reminiscence Mrs. Daisy Bates' experience am* I ongst the blacks of the State does not merely include the seven years .- recently spent at Ooldea, on tiie South Australian border- For many years prior to that her good efforts were directed almost in every part of this State. At one time the Rev. Bishop Gibney (still hale and hearty at half-way to 87) was proceeding on his way to start the Mission Station at Beagle Bay. Unarmed — the wonderful man he was — with his few faithful natives and some Trappists monkb. he pushed through the almost untrod regions from Derby some hundreds of miles to the site where the Mission now stands — a thriving outpost of civi lisation. It was on the track that the party came across the camp of Mrs. Bates, who thereupon joined forces with- the Bishoo- The rest of the --.tory is history — it's a pity it isn't taught in our schools. But to continue the story. It so happened after the founding of the Mission the Bishop and Mrs. Bates both landed at Perth ...
The Boarding Problem [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
Coe Boarding Problem In times past women who lived in boarding-houses belonged mainly to a pathetically unattached class, which has been frequently, portrayed in fiction with rather depressing ef fect upon readers of a sympathetic nature. / But nowadays women who board are as various in type and age as those who walk along the (Xty foot paths. Some prejudiced folks would sweepingly have it that, in the idle and gossipy atmosphere of a board ing-house, all women are bound to deteriorate to some extent, with the exception of those who are occupied in some special work or study which renders the absence of \ domestic la bours and responsibilities desirable [or them. Certainly, the average woman with out a home of her own is deprived to a great extent of her vocation. But the woman who is really most out of her element in a boarding house is the young matron. All young couples were toieant to establish their own nests, sacred and ^ipart, and different, in subtle and de lightfully charac...
"The Mirror" is Greeted [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
'OK mirror' is Greeted ? u ? From every part of the city and suburban area, 'The Mirror,' in its new frock, has received very gratifying reports of increasing popularity and circulation. ? Suburban agents write this week to ask for an increase of anything from 3 copies to five dozen, several asking for a double supply. Practically every agent informs us that while he has been increasing his supplies his re turns have consistently diminished— in most cases to the happy .minimum. The reading public has emphatically expressed .its approval of a new en terprise that combines the vitality of a newspaper with the attractive fea tures of a magazine— -and at a price within reach of everyone. t 'The Mirror' strives' to win public esteem and confidence, f On pre sent showings its future is assured. To advertisers this paper offers a field that is novel, relatively cheap, and certain of producing good results.
Gardening Notes. BULBS. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
Gardening 1 K&les. 8 BULBS. lu English aud Continental gardens a great deal of attention is paid to die growing- ol bulbous plants, sot only because or their peculiar charm and the variety* of effects obtained- from them In ,Uie garden itself when - grown in separate beds, or in mixed* borders, but also because of their lasting quali ties and value Tor house decoration when used as cut Bowers. Although we cannot hope in the coastal districts ir this State to succeed so well as the English growers with sonic bulbous .plants which are such an important feature in the colder climate gardens, such, for instance, as tulips, daffodils, some or the lilies, hyacinths and the crocuses, there are large numbers or bulbous plants which thrive better and are more easily grown in our climate than English gardens. One objection to bulbs Tor Australian gardens is the untidy ness if the leaf growth or Hag after the flowers are -over, and it is necessary to leave this growth un trimmed in ord...
Films, Footlights, Plays and Players Theatricalisms Film Phases and Facts [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
films, footlights, Plays and Playet*i§ -& Theatricalisms *& Film Phases and Facts CONDUCTED BY 'ALLAN '- Oh, 'Yes, Uncle,' we- enjoyed it, thanks. ..-*.iMM. The 'Joy Boys' conclude — 'isu Long, Boys.' .j&iMl Another well-known Perth girl shortly comes West to display he» talents before us. Sadly missed— that big smile of Jack Burses''s; also the band of en tertainers whc delighted' in referring to him as 'Our Boss.' Durham Marcel, the one-time po pular manager o£ the Melrose Thea tre, is at present 'laying tlie odds' in one cf the other capital cities. Like 'Paddy McGinty's Goat,' /Keith Connolly can bob up in any portion 01 the bill, and still earn the same old 'inild riot' reception. The 'Ragtime Princess,' Maggie Buckley, enters into her final week in Perth, We'll all be there to give Maggie a parting hand. The Ade laide vaudeville people await Mag gie's coming. We may yet have another Cos tume Compdy Company for the win ter season, prior to the visit of t...
"B" Grade [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
'B' erode — Respite the fact inat our morning -!aily contemporary announced that au ?'»'' Grade fixtures «bad been postponed on account of the 'Military Sports,' the r-j| lowing results have come to band for - «-.-terday's matches: — NORTH FREMANTLE v. COTTESLOE. At Cottesloe Beach. v Half-time: North rrcmantle, 5-3; Cot t--sloe, 2-3. Final: \orth Fremantle, 9.11; Cottes l-t-\ 3-4. Goalkiekers: N. Fremantle: Rule (4), Kouran -1), Ardah (2), Mclntosh (S). loltenloe: Franklin (2), Watkins (i).
How Will They Finish? (CUT OUT THIS COUPON). Can You Place Them? [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
How Will They finish ? (CUT OUT THIS COUPON). Can You Place Them? —a — Those who succeeded iu placing the clubs iu the positions which they will occupy at the cv.'l or the Secoad Round have a chance of making- an improve ment in their bank balance, for 'Thy Mirror' Proprietary has decided to give a Prize or THREE GUINEAS losreadcrs who name in the order in which they wii; stand when tht Second Round has been completed. ? Forecasts may he seut in up to the last- match of the First Rouud. Satur day. June 4th. The forecasts must be on this Coupon, and will not be receiv ed later than June 7th. Thus the com petition will appear in five issues. Therefore each conu.etitor can have live attempts to win the prize. It is pot necessary to send in opinions before June 6th. This is a test of skill and judgment Tor foo:ball supporters. i ? - ? 2 ? 3 ? 4. ? ' ? J ? 6 ? NAME ? AUURESS . ?
Mr. Harry Hodge. One of the Trio of Selectors—A Good Sport. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
Mr. H«T| HOdf C. One of the Trio of Selectors — A Good Sport. Harry Hodge, a familiar figure in the local football world for over a quarter of a century, is eminently suited for the position of selector. He is. to-day a close follower of the game, in which in days gone by he excelled .and knows the game from A to Z. He hails from South Australia, but as a young man left the City of Churches and came West. Arriving at Fremantle in *96 he at once joined up with the old Fre uiantle team, aud played with this side till 1899, when the club merged into the South Fremantle 's. This was in 1900, and he continued his connection with the team until 1909. Harry was a great centre man in those days — just -the type that Souths are in quest of to-day— ^and old timers still speak enthusiastical ly of the great battles between: 'Minnie' Palmer and Souths crack front man. Harry always wore white boots, and so was easily dis tinguished. He was fast very fast, aud was au adept at propping and MR. HAR...
East Fremantle V Subiaco EAST FREMANTLE, 11-10 (76 points) Defeat SUBIACO, 5-10 (40 points). [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
East Frenonlle v EAST FREMANTLE, 11-10 (76 points) Defeat SUBIACO, 6-10 (40 poinU). Subiaco fielded Baker, Steele, God ner, Ford, Green, A. Kelly, Howson, Skully, Preo-ly, Outridge, Bushell, Eddy, Laingr, Raphael, Scaddan, W. Smith, Beasley, Slattery. ' East Freoiantle: Smith, Bitlslrlp, l,. Brown, BuJmore, Castinelli, Ciuoris, H. Clark, Galla^n-r, Ion, Lowe, McGuinness, Mudi, Rawtinson, Riconi, Talbot, Wicks, Truscott, . Uurns. Umpire: Cooper. In the niaicU between Subiaco aud East Fremantli; at the Freniantlc Oval, Carter was the only absentee IVom East, Clark taking- his place in the team, while Suby had to ail. five vacancies — Browni, UawJing-s, J. Kelly, Rodriguez, and Sexton, wnose places were tilled by Scaddan. Eddy, A. Kelly, Beasley, and W. Smith. Subiaco won the toss, and decided to kick against the wind. The game stand six minutes late. Ion se cured after th«; bounce. L. 3rown for warded and Outridge marked. A free followed to Ford, who booted well. Rawlinsou received a ...
Soccer PERTH CITY v. CASUALS. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
Soccer PERTH CITV v. CASUALS. A good game was played on the Es planade yesterday In the first hair one goal by llepier was scored from a good shot, the hair cltslng: — Perth City 1, Casuals nil. In the second half Casuals evened up early on a penalty kick by Smart, by Marmion scored two more for Perth City. The final was Perth City, 3. Casuals, l. THISTLES ». PERTH. At Wellington Square yesterday. Thistles (5) beat Perth (nil). Goalkickers: Hacket (2), Renshaw (2), Stepaenson (i)/ CALEDONIANS v. TRAINING COLLEGE. Played on East Fremantle Oval. Caledonians, 7; Training-college, i.
DEATH OF A NOTED ENGLISH TRAINER. A Parson's Tribute. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
DEATH OF A NOTED ENGLISH TRAINER. A Parson's Tribute. \frhile in Liverpool for the Grand National meeting in March, the po pular trainer Mr. P. Hartigan met his death through accidentally fall ing through his bedroom window. Tribute was paid to the memory of Mr. Hartigan by the Rev. J. M. Lupton, one of the masters at Marl borough College, in his sermon at Ogboume parish church the follow ing Sunday. 'Patrick Hartigan,' he said, 'was too upright a man and too 'good a Christian to wish that words of unreal praise or flattery should be spoken about him. and least of all before God's altar. But from my own personal knowledge of him and from the unvarying testi mony of those who knew him or worked with him, I may say here, what all people know better than myself, that we have lost a warm hearted and true Christian gentle man. Honourable and upright in all his dealings, hospitable and open-handed, ever ready to do a kind action, very careful of the welfare of those who served him, he set...