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Boudoir Secrets [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
Boudoir Secrets \ The hairdressers are making up mr lost time. During the war period rateir clients became so serious mind el that they rarely gave a thought |O the way they dressed their hair. rally the fear of losing the quality n its beauty forced them to have an iccasronal scalp massage or brush rag. They got so economical that gtey would not abow themselves the Rotary of a professional shampoo. ItTith the return of happier days |jfey quickly got into stride again «rjth their normal feminine habits. KjTbw they have taken to waving tfceir hair. % In the historic period when full iottomed wigs, all crimps and curls, wire worn by the gallants of the Sfine, ind the ladies -wore powdered Hj&d-dresses to correspond, the hair fipessers worked with a primitive not two prongs forming a kind of pugh scissors, which was known as i2'pinching iron.' I'iThis was crude enough, but the indents managed to curl their hair and beards quite well by twisting tiie strands about one heated met...
Woman HER FANCIES and HER FADS Fantasies of Fashion Serges With Braid for Miss Correct Tubbing Woollens. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
^Kfrtmon HER FANCIES WQOIclIl —and HER FADS Fan tastes of Fashion ^Serges Witk Braid I for Miss | Correct Tubbing Woollens. k ' The question of frocks and furbe I lows for the small people is occupy ff&K the attention of fond mothers* i| The month or so preceding the ac g|tual winter is the real dressmaking iperiod, and the shops are ransacked Star short lengths of woollens, pieces tor tnmming, and other essentials to I the frocks that must be got ready. | All-wool goods are in high favor. Iparttcularly those of the knitted or iifler, and the cleverest of things can £-be done with a yard or so cf knitted '??jersey cloth or tncslette. end two |oTvthree skeins of coloured worsted. ^ These little frocks s*.and tor real ^economy, as they wash splendidly, land will give a tremendous *nreunt |of hard wear. I A little misses' specialty house fshowed several excellent models re |pently: Straight Gne-piece notions in L A practical skirt of two-piece Bf niode, with its new idea belt a...
LEGER TOTE DIVIDENDS. (To the Editor of "The Mirror.") [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
LEGER TOTE DIVIDENDS. (To the Editor of 'The Mirror.') Sir, — Just a request from one who1 reads your paper every Sabbath. , I know you will listen to reason. All through the past ages and right up to date the many newspapers have reli giously neglected tne five-bob punter, inasmuch as they have neglected to publish the Leger 5/ divvies (S.O. and place). This may not mean much to the regular race attendant, but as I bet tote odds on the Leger basis, owing to my inability to get to the races, r can assure you it means a great deal to me. and I know or many others similarly placed, to whom it would be a boon. Thanking you in anticipation. — Yours etc. 'DIVVY HONTEB.' LeederviHe, May 12, 192i. [If it be possible to get the figures we will publish them forthwith. — Ed.l
GAMBLER OR PLODDER? [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
GAMBLER OR PLODDER? When I was young, my high resolve Was that I'd live within my means, IS'or buy a single thing until For it I could put up the beans. I had a pal who otherwise Regarded debt and lack of cash. I knew be always would be poor Or, if successful, come a crash. He plunged and won — got rich some how — And I am working for him now.
2min Observations [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
2nii ©ftservfllltis (From 'Trotting Review.') I must digress momentarBy In or-' der to state that previous to the ad vent Jof Lou DiUon it was only the radical element ,which offered the prophecv that a trotter would ever step a mile in 2min. or better. The weight of boib general aud prores sional opinion was against the pro position, and some of our college pro fessors who interested themselves in the matter from a so-called scientific standpoint, stated that 2min. was -a. mechanical impossibility. That was to mean that the trotting gait as a pure ly mechanical proposition could not lend iteself to this supreme effort. I could quote many horsemen on this subject, but will only give the obser vations of the late W. B. Fasig, founder of the Fasig-Tipton Company, manager at one time of the Gtenviue, O Grand -Circuit meeting, and re cognised as an expert authority on ay matters pertaining to the trotter and -r-o»-». -mtv TPusie- tonic a. exeat inter est in the practical angles of the s...
CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
CRICKET Percy George Fender, the Eng lish amateur, and captain of Surrey XI, who made himself very unpo pular out here by unfair criticism of the Australians, has done something that will help to rehabilitate * him in the good graces of Australians. In the recent match against the Aus tralians, he saw to it that amateurs - and professionals used the same gate to enter and leave the* playing field. . This is the first occasion such a thing has been tried in Englaa&and it shows that the trip to Australia '*' did Percy George good. It* was 'Plum' Warner who introduced lie idea in Australia. It was when he was out in 1903, and at once he be came very popular. His side won thiee out of the five test matches, ami so regained the 'Ashes' held by Australia since 1897-98.
CYCLING 15 MILES ROAD RACE. Win for Brookes. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
CYCLING 16 MILES ROAD MCC. Win for Brookes. The recently-revived. North Suburotn Bycycle Club held a 15 miles road race at Victoria Park yesterday. Out or . an entry of 43 riders only three de clined to face the starter. The places were Oiled by — G. Brookes handicap 6$ min.), rid. - ing time Aim. 45 3. » . .- ? l E. Clark (33 into.), -iSm. 16s ? s E: Watts (6} min.),- 44m. 47s. .. 3 W. Weir ts min.-, 46m. 3s. ? 4 Fastest tune was secured by X. K. Smith, from the one-minute ' mark, ti 41 min. 5 s«c.
The Latest From America JOTTINGS AMENT THE "STARS." [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
Tie Latest Fm Anerici JOTTINGS ANENT THE 'STARS.' (Mote. — we regret to slate that our usual Los Angeles budget bad not, up till time of writing, come to bawL How ever, we are in receipt of a few very interesting jottings from an American pal, which make excellent reading). Dorothy Dalton bas filed a suit ag ainst the Hamilton Hotel, New York, for clothes valued at 6,345 dollars, which, she alleges, disappeared while in the care of the hotel. The Australian comedian Clyde Cook is doing wonderfully well witn tbe Fox people. Cook has reached the top rung or the ladder in one spring. Mary Pickford and Douglas Fair banks are at present on another big tour, this time way up in Canada. They are due back in New York in a Tew weeks time, where they will make arrangements for auother English trip, this time remaining overseas for - an extended period.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
Canning Sridae and ftpplecrou. — By ferry boats leaving Barrack-street Jetty on Sundays: .9.15, 11 a.m.; 1.15, 3, 5.30, 7, 3 p.m. Point Walter. — Boat leaves Perth 10 a.m. Trams from Fremantle. Tli« Zoo. — Open all tbe afternoon. By Terry from Barrack-street. Government Gardens. — McMulioii's Hand. Evening. Grand.— Jillu-l Clayton in 'The Lad der of Lies.' Princess, Fremantle. — 'Sky Eye.' Shaftmbury. — Full Orchestra and 1'ictures. Majestic, Perth. — Gladys Brockwcl! in 'Chasing: Rainbows.'? Majestic, Fremantle. — Madeline Tra verse in 'The Kell Ship.' Pelladiumr Perth. — 'Tower of Jewels.' His Majesty's Theatre. — Mclnlosh Memorial couctri. -- — — ^^— —
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
All Good Judges VV r^ SMOKE ') / ~£ J EL SENOR ^ / CIGARS ! ' ^1/C|^S THE BEST AT 6d. ^TuBe^ ALL TOBACCONISTS '^fnri^^^t^ Made in the State. ?&0&B* SEND YOUR ORDERS FOR THE BEST IN FRUIT, PRODUCE, AND PROVISIONS TO F. DAVIES (Late Silbert and Sharp) 101 JABIES3TREET. WHOLESALE ONLY. , Telephone, A3730. ? N. BLACK, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL FISH MERCHANT. We Deliver Fish to any Part of the State. Country Orders Promptly Attended To. Fresh Fish Twice Daily. Caterers to all the Leading Clubs and Hotels in Perth. 481 WELLINGTON5TREET. . . PERTH CITY MARKETS. 38 MARKET-ST., FREMANTLE. Telephone, AI172.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
A. E. HEATHCOTE SURGEON DENTIST. Upstairs., over Trouchet's, Wellington and Barrack Sts. 1 ? 1 For a Good Price and Quick Sale Send Your Goods to GILL ? DONLEV Auctioneers and Property Agents. 129 MURRAY-STREET (AText Bon Marche). For Seeds, Plants, and Flowers, I vow, That you'll find the finest on earth. Call or Write Oawson, Harrison now, Their Shop is in Barrack-street, Perth. At the Criterion Hotel, Hay street. — Swan Beer at its best. Reg. Harrison, proprietor.
Midland Junction [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
Midland Junction (By 'Box-On.') The itf-lies played a very good panic of rootball at Midland a few days ago. They kicked more behinds than goals. One person, commenting on what women can do now-a-days, said: 'They ride bikes, train horses, ride trotting ^winners, drJvc motors, play football, women o^asjistrates, women police, aud now they are actually in Parliament.' 'Yes,' said a listener, 'you can kid them to do almost anything but wort.' There will be hair-cuts and shave cuts rrco if Flo's intended ovor meets that Midland spark. The whole of Midland Junction is wise to who the marriageable widow is. Boh down, Mrs. H., you're spotted. A starting price event was manu factured at the last Helena Vale meet ing Tor the purpose or catching 'Jim Douglas,' bookmaker, at the Free masons Hotel, Midland Junction, but tbe car broke down berorc Douglas was reached and the culprits arrived three minutes too tale.! Could the Midland police guess eggs ir they saw the sJiclls? Well, surely they o...
Perth Pubs and Publicans in the Nineties [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
Perth Pubs and Pub- licans in the Nineties "Continuance": When the writer &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; first visited Perth, the city posses- sed one hansom cab owned by a Mr. Sloane, and driven by one &nbsp; "Sandy." There were two four- wheelers on the rank run by the Dyson brothers. The "Bulletin" in answer to enquiries, stated "The size of the city of Perth, the capi- tal of West Australia may be judged by the fact that the streets are kept clean by one man, one wheelbarrow, and one broom; its respectability, judged by the fact that the Mayor is a lineal descen- dant of the public hangman. Of pubs, as you left the station was found the Globe, then run by a cor- pulent New Zealander named Gat- wood; next door was a workmen's club, and next door again lived the first secretary of the Licensed Vic- tuallers' in one Rowe, a very clever journalist. The Royal was kept by Mr, Counsellor Foster, and a good house too; noted for its rum trade. The Gov...
Military Gymkhana. SENIOR CADETS AT LOTON'S. Public Stays Away. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
Military Gymkhana SENIOR CADETS AT LOTON'S. Public Stays Away. Saturday broke fine, and any mis- givings regarding the weather inter- fering with the above sports meeting were set at rest. Major J. F. Rogers, of the A. and I. Staff, had everything in readiness gor the quick running of the items. The scoring was efficient. The Austra- lian flag was prominent in the arena. The "Jack" flew proudly over an empty grandstand. The 44th band played inspiring airs. The marquees were set with tables laden with the best of everything— for the guests; not for the competitors. Major-General Hobbs and Mayor Lathlain arrived in a Ford D.D. car, proudly flying a miniature Union Jack on its spark arrestor — we mean its radiator. They were staggered. Just as staggered as General Hobbs was him- self when he opened his "West" this morning and found his brass hat ap- peal to the public to attend the fix- ture was put away in the amuse- ments column instead of over the leading article. The general public...
Hairpins Reviewed in Rhyme [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 14 May 1921
Hairpins &nbsp; &nbsp; Reviewed in Rhyme What are they which women use, Which are not hats and are not shoes, But which they dare not ever lose? Hairpins. &nbsp; And what are they which every night Are counted 'neath the candle light. And lain where they'll not go from sight? Hairpins. And what are they which make men gaze, At hair all neat in many ways, And call forth much unbounded praise? Hairpins. But what are they whose absence might Provoke this charm into a "sight," So husband would stay out all night? Hairpins. And what are they (this isn't fun), Which are a thousand tools in one, Most useful things beneath the sun? Hairpins. MADGE ELLIOTT, The Charming Dancer of the J. C. Williamson Show.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 21 May 1921
Life's Greatest Asset IS GOOD HEALTH. You cannot ^be happy and bright if gool health is denied you. If your health is not satisfactory, send to-day for free particulars of our Home Remedies. They have a 20 years' successful record, and are used with equal benefit by -both sexes. Enclose 4d. postage to Dept. M., Ladies' Health Institute (Begd.), 7 PALACE CHAMBERS (Basement). HEAD OFFICE: SYDNEY. Sold Everywhere Price 2/-, Large size 3/6 Australasian Agents: SHELDON DRUO CO., LTD 131-6 CLARENCE-STREET, SYDNEY. FORHAN CO., NEW YORK Proprietors. fbrfiairs FOR THE GUMS*