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BOULDER CUP. Kalgorolie, Thursday [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
BOULDER CUP. Kalgorolie, Thursday. The final acceptances for the Boulder Cup are as follow: — BOULDER CUP. Of 600 sovs.;- second 100 and third 50 sovs. from stake. One mne and a quarter. Quarale, 9.6; Azamor, 95; Osseo, 8.3; Observation, 82; Seigneur, 8.1; Pretty Bobby, 8.0; Ventrim, 7.13; Springmount, 7.11; Kernsary, Dev il's Wing, 73; Ardol, 7.0; Spyscope, 6.9; Semper Paratus, 65;Salvator, Arthur L., La Monte, 6.7.
A Veracious Pair!! More about the Stirling' St. Graft. Further Question in Parliament. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
A Veracious Pair!! More about the Stirling St. Graft. Further Question in Parliament. ? n ? \ Further pressed by Mr. Lutey, the Minister for Railways made the fol lowing statement in the House last Thursday: — 'The official who sold the Hoe rotary machine to the 'Sunday Times' without reference to any member of the Ministry was the Commissioner of Railways. .He had not been either reprimanded or com mended by the Ministry for his ac tion. The amount of £500 had teen paid. The Government purchased the machine for £5,800, because the company claimed that the machine was included in the resumption and on the advice of the SolicitorGen eral, who stated that a claim for fixed machines could be sustained, the Government of the, day admitt ed the claim. The 'Sunday Times' Company received £33,356 for the whole of the land,' buildings, and ma chinery. The Government Printer had been asked to report on tie machine. He (the Minister) did not know whether the member for North Perth was the man...
Eastern Racing Tatts Meeting Adelaide. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
Eastern Racing Tatts Meeting Adelaide, Saturday. At Victoria Park the South Aus tralian Tattersall's Club held a meet ing, with the following results: — NOVICE HANDICAP.— One mile. King Seal ? 1 Vain ? 2 Maalech ? 3 Dividend (for £1) : £2/9/-. HUBBLE RACE.— Two miles. Dead Centre ? 1 Venezelos ? 2 River Prince ? 3 Dividend (for £1): £2/11/-. TATTERSALL'S HANDICAP.— li miles, intolerance.. .. ..?.....'. 1 Mulbrook .. ? 2 Probation ? 3 Dividend (for £1) : £3/11/-. JUVENILE HANDICAP.— Four Pratique ? 1 The Storm ? 2 Sealer ? 3 Dividends (for £1): £3/6/-. STEEPLECHASE.— Two miles. Sir Pistol:. : ? -. .. 1 Brewster ? ....??.. 2 Yallunga .. ? 3 Dividends (for £1 ) : £2/1/-. SPRING HANDICAP.— Six fur longs. , (First Division). Pistol Prince ? 1 ' Seal King ? 2 Thaynut ? 3 Dividend (for £1): £8/18/-. (Second Division). Sonhsrdric. ? 1 Pentadeau ? 2 Hay lass ? 3 Dividend (for £1): £5.
THE SOLUTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
THE SOLUTION. A woman missionary in China was taking tea with the eight wives of a mandarin. The Chinese ladies ex pressed great wonder at the lady's clothing, but her feet especially as tonished them. 'Why,' said one, you can walk and run as well as a man.' 'Of course,' replied the mis sionary. 'Can you ride a horse and swim, too?' 'Certainly.' 'Then you are as strong as a man?' 'I am.' 'And you wouldn't let a man beat you, even if he was your hus band, would you?' 'Indeed, I should not,' responded the mission ary emphatically. 'No Englishwo. man ever allows such things.' The mandarines wives exchanged know ing looks with each other, and then the eldest said softly, 'That ex plains why the foreign devil has never more than one wife. He is afraid!'
V.A.T.C. EUBYTHMIC WINS THE STAKES. Melbourne, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
V.A.T.C. EURYTHMIC WINS THE; STAKES. Melbourne, Saturday. The V.A.T.C. held a meeting, at Caulfield to-day, with the following results: — KXEWA HURDLES.— 300 sovs. 2 miles and 64 yards. Front Bank (Thompson) .. 1 Falstaff (Connelly) ? 2 Pistolier (Mooney) ? 3 Other starters: Sandule, 122; Prince Moeraki, 195. Betting: 9 to 4 agst Pistolier, 6 to 1 Falstaff, 10 to 1 Front Rank. Won by one length. Time, 3, min. 2 sec. DOONA TRIAL.— 300 sovs. Seven . furlongs. Nautical (Leonard) ? 1 Charzil (Wilson) ? 2 Yoorala (Duncan) ? 3 Other starters: The Promise, 8.10; Some Song, 8.7; Inventor, 83; Quar ryman, 7.7; Southern Cross, Alsano, Terwyne, 7 Jo; Prince Kingston, As cidian, Kriss Kringle, Dignity, Ro land Graeme, 7.3; Royal Guardian, Lord Nutmeg, Chicibee, 7.0; Phfl lipa, Final Leave, 6.12. Yoorala, 6 to 1 Nautical. Beating: 7 to 2 agst Charzil, 4 to 1 Yoorala, 6 to 1 M nu nu nu nu up Won by one. length. Time, 1 min. 30 sec. HEATHEBLEE HANDICAP.— 800 sovs. One mile and a furlong. Scottish ...
Some Parliamentary Reminiscences [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
Some Parliament ary Reminiscences (Not Recorded by James Gardiner). Endless reams of reminiscences, contributed by one, James Gardiner, late Member of the recently defunct Lefroy Ministry, appeared in the 'West Australian' of a recent date, but there have been many touching little incidents, which our old friend will endeavour to chronicle Jimmy's ommissions. , Well do we mind how Sir Dunno Lefroy, then Premier, '^emulated the immortal Horatius. We cannot easily forget his heroic stand at Premyersoffiz, when a water wag on and old women deputation waited upon him, with a view of shutting up all the pubs and mak ing all the beeer sparrers go to Church. With one hand grasping his trusty Shapcott, and on the door handle, the heroic Sir Dunno benignly informed the wow sers that he liked his glass of wine. He got* so much whine from the disciples of Mather that now they attribute his retirement from office either to Henry's wine or to their whine. Much water has flowed under the bridge s...
A Diabolical MacHine Excruciating Tortures [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
A Diabolical Machine Excruciating Tortures Some of the truths made public last week about conditions existing in Perth clothing factories excited such interest that we think it oppor tune to expose another abomination extant in this quarter. Certain establishments use a but ton-hole machine, which has the distinction of being able to run for twenty stitches without stopping. Indeed it cannot be stopped until the action is finished. If a girl, hard pressed by time to make her money, gets her finger caught by the needle it does not require a very keen mentality to imagine what would be her lot. If her fin ger is caught on the second stitch it must be punctured 18 times. This sort of thing occurs not infrequently and the result of this diabolic profit screwing contrivance is frequently reflected in the senseless form of a young woman — a potential mother — laid out on the landing to recover as best she may. Any action the girls teke to get rid of this devil-machine*would, un. der the c...
Mimes, Mummers & Mdody-Makers [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
Mimes, MummersX Melody-Makers Hats off to the Three Starrs! Peter Brooks goes to Sydney to personally select new attractions for his popular show. Don't miss the 'Blowfly's Cup' at the Queen's Hall. Coming— 'The Luck of the Navy.' This play, under' the management of J. and N. Tait will show for a short season at His Majesty's Theatre. Opens September 11. 'The Passing Show of 1920' pros pers. This show includes in the cast all the principals of the 'Bing Boys,' as well as a local talented Miss in Baby Esler. Bailey and Grant's interpretation of Australian bush life at King's Theatre, Fremantle, was a great suc cess. Erohi's Big Circus moved from Midland to the Port during the week. Given the decent weather the canvas should shelter . bumper crowds. Phil. Smith works hard all through the many different changes of seen- . ery at His Majesty's Theatre. Jen nie Hartley has become a universal favourite,- and so has Peggy Sabine, of the drawing-room manners. The rest of the characters are ...
Boulder Races Boulder, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
Boulder Races Boulder, Saturday. The Boulder Racing Club's annual meeting was opened to-day. The attendance was a good one. Following are the results: — TVANHOE HANDICAP. (Fourth Division). Of 100 sovs.; second 15 and third 10 sovs. from stake. Seven fur longs. Woolabar, 7.7 (Francis) .... 1 Mystical Rose, 8.4 (Burrows) * Mingulite, 8.7 (Leonard) . . ? Other starters: Carauna, 9.0; Cor nau, Kiltartan, Master Super, 8.10; Green- Tea, 8.5; Kappa, 8.0; Queen of Thessaly, 7.12; Tyata, 7.10; SkipJ boy, 7.8; Molly Ayrville, 7.6; Fyl ing Star, 6.13; Eoma, Postal Union, 6.7. Dividends: Place,. 27/-, 29/-, 34/-. Betting: 4 to 1 agst Kappa, 10 to 1 Woolabar. 1 Won by half a head, dead heat for second and third. *Time, 1 min. 29 4-5 sec. IVANHOE HANDICAP. (Third Division). Of 100 sovs.; second 15 and third 10 sovs. from stake. . Six 'fur- longs. LockSint, 7.7 (Bigkmds). .. 1 On Fire, 8.5 (Hyde) ...... 2 Lady Pospolite, 7.0 (Caren) 3 Other starters: O'Lorne, Extor tion, 9.0; China Town, 8.9; Ru...
Canning Park [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
Canning Park The Canning Park September meeting was held unded rather show, ery conditions yesterday afternoon. ^Hallowing are the results: — MADDdNCrTON HURDLE RACE. Of 90 sovs.; second 10 and third 5 f sovs from stake. About two miles. Tv M. Downey's BCarnui, by Homeward Bound— Tarantulle, 10.7 (Warnaminde) ? \ Lock Sure, 9.0 (Heron) ..; ?- -- 2 ?'Yaxrandale, 10J6 (McCann) .... 3 Other starters: Good Turn, 10.13 (Campbell) ; Warambie, 9.10 (Por ter);. Silent Tom, 95 (Watts). Dividends (for 10/-): S.O, £2/7/-: place, 45/-, 15/-, 13/-. Betting: 5 to 2 agst Silent Tom, 3 to 1 * Yarandale or Lock- Sure, 5 to .1 THrfr*''*, 10 to 1 Good Turn, 12 to 1 Warambie. . Won by half a length, with four lengths between second and third. Time, 4 min. ' FIRST CLASS PLATE. Of 90 sovs.; second 15 and third 10 sovs. from stake. Six furlongs. O'Brien and Gunzberg's Androni coa, by Andria— Ampere, 6.7 \ (Lilyman) ? ? -? -? ?? ??? \ Captain Foi, 82 (Whelan) .... 2 Moditrix, 7.9 (Norrie) ? 3 1 Other start...
"The Mirror' Dictionary [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
'Mirror'Dictionary ACCIDENT.— A condition of affairs in which presence of mind is good, but absence of body better. ADORE.— From add. Annex, and ore, meaning wealth. Example: Foreign nobles who marry Ameri can heiresses, adore them. AGE. — Something to brag about in - your wine-cellar, and forget in a birthday book. The boast of an old vintage, the bug-a-boo of an old maid. ALCOHOL. — A liquid good for pre serving almost everything except secrets. ANGEL.— A heavenly ineligible with wings and a harp; or, an earthy eligible, with money and a heart. APPENDICITIS.— A modern pain costing about £60 more than the old-fashioned istomach-ache. ARTIST.— Confinonly the individual long-haired, and short-suited, hay ing a positive pose and uncertain income. Ofter shy on mealtick ets, but strong on technique and the price of tripe sandwieffis. An artist may be a barber, a boot black, a Sargent, or a Paderewski. BACHELOR.— From Latin baculus; a stick unattached. Hence, an unattached man, which any...
NO CONCERN OF HIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
NO CONCERN OF HIS. The doctor had just concluded his daily examination and the gouty old gentleman felt jnone too pleased. 'Well,' he asked, in the manner of one who demands an ultimatum 'How do you find me to-day, eh? Better or worse?' 'Oh, better much better,' said the medico, and rubbed his hands. '.You're improving rapidly. The only thing that's really wrong now is the fact that your legs still re main swollen. But that doesn't worry me in the least.' The irascible old invalid drew in a quick, sharp breath. 'No, of course, it doesn't,' he blurted out. 'And if your legs were swollen it wouldn't worry me.'
THE CHILDISH OBSTINACY OF THE MINISTER FOB WORKS The Member for Fremantle Hits Out [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
THE CHILDISH OBSTINACY OF THE MINISTER FOB WORKS. The Member for Fremantle Bits Out. In castigating the petty cash Gov ernment in t heAddress-in-Reply, Mr. W. L. Jones, M.L.A., dealt caustically with the obstinacy and stupidity of that stiff-necked gentleman who is present Minister for Works. The Government has refused to give increases to the shipwrights, and consequently they had to cease work, although in the meantime pri vate employers were able to pay vthe necessary increases to £1 a day. The Federal authorities are anxious to pay the requisite wages at the Naval Base, but again the State Government's refusal blocks them, and even the foolish Minister himself was agreeable to paying it to\the men through a contractor, to whom, in addition, he would hiave to. pay 3/- commission, and 25/- a day lot supervision. The shipwrights re fused to allow the taxpayers to be thus robbed by the shiftlessness of a pig-headed Minister, and consequent ly the repairing of ships was held up. At t...
The Sunday Mirror PERTH. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th., 1920 SHORTER HOURS [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
PERTH. SUNDAY. SEPTEMBER 6tll.. 1920 SHORTER HOURS Australian Labour— indeed, we might say Labour the world over is well launched upon a campaign for the reduction of working hours. The 44-hour week, 40-hour week, and even^36-hour week have their advo cates; indeed, it would be hard to .find a representative- Labour man in Australia to-day who will stand for a less concession than that of 44 hours. Reform in the direction of reducing ,the hours of labour lias two great - advantages in its favour. In the first place, it is a real advan tage to the worker, not an illusory gain, as wage increases generally are. Ere the higher wage is paid, the cost of living, as a rule, has advanced to an extent snfficient at least to nullify the apparent gain. But no in crease in living costs can negative the positive gain in leisure time in volved in a reduction of hours to, say 44 per week. Now, it is useless for anyone to contend that the productive machi nery is so well organised that none will be...
RAILWAYS SWEAT RETURNED SOLDIERS. The Battler System. 16 Hours for 15/-. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
RAILWAYS SWEAT RETURNED SOLDIERS. The Battler System. 16 Hours for 15/-. There is an organisation in exife. tenoe — or suspended animation — that sails under the name of tba Re turned Soldiers and Sailors' Imperial League of Australia. It is chiefly officered by Brass Hats, whose ideal ; it is to cut out the T-abour move ment aVd Trades Unions so far as returned men are concerned. 'If only they stick to the R.S.A. the returned soldiers will have no need of unions.' Well, we commend the condition of affairs at the West Perth Goods Sheds to their consider ation. . , At these sheds one\pf the most vic ious systems known to Bossdoin Uji limited is in operation — the 'battler system.' It used to operate on most tramway services , but has now been abolished by the unions. Of course, the Shunters' Expulsion incident, since it isn't remarkable that the Railway Unions haven't scotched the abomination in the railway service. The sheds are run by a mixed staff of permanents and casuals. The la...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
J ROYAL HOTEL [ PERTH I REVISED PRICE LIST. 3 : ' AUGUST, 1920. I AntiraUan Whisky .. . ? .. .. ' . . 4 0 7 3 | Scotch Whisky -Own Bottling) ? 8 -6 ? m Brind* (Australian) t. ..77!. ? 8 6 1 1 SPECIAL SCOTCH ? .. 9 9 ? m Beta Special ? ..... * 10 6 I Wo. 10, Dewart, Sing George, Green Stripe, D.C.L., Jameson ? ? . 10 0 Bed Collar, Gaelic, Thome's, Crawford ? .. .. 10 0 Hennessy * Brandy ? 8 3 IS 0 Chat. Tannnda ? SO 9 6 PenfoW's, Milne's, Samson, and Irvine's Brandy ... SO 96 TondntFreres ? .. . 5 0 9 6 Blue Circle ? ?. ? g 6 Can COld Tom or Dry) ? 5 3 9 6 I Gfia, Briad's (i Bottle) ? 4 0 if™- ? 7 0 9 0 ? ;^*Wine ? 20 30 36 50 66 I'Mn. Union, Swan, and Bed Castle Ale, per bottle 0 11 1 Emn, Union, Swan, and Bed - Castle Ale, per dozen . 11 0 1 £??? HIHon' Swam- md Bed Castle Stout, per bottle 0 11* I «mn, Union, Swan, and Bed Castle Stout, per dozen 11 6 1, Packing Extra. I W. H. JONES, Proprietor. I pWAN pALE= | Xisupgestt Sale I ? ' I Nearer Stale I GLOBE HOTEL ^.WELLINGTON-STREET,...
SMASHING THE CROCKERY. A SHAMEFUL WASTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
SMASHING THE CROCKERY. A SHAMEFUL WASTE. When Commissioner Pope's pnze acrobatic car was being fitted up for the accommodation of Teddy Next, all sorts of care was taken to pro vide it with suitable crockery and utensils. It is even related that a 'vessel fashioned unto dishonour was included, but that, unfortunate ly, one of sufficiently artistic design ' was not readily available, and m consequence a plain white one was purchased, and the services of an ar tist called in to paint a bunch of roses on it. The job was donte very well we are informed. When, however, Teddy Next flit ted for SA., the question of the dis posal of the various utensils cropped up. Evidently some genius of the Railway Department opined that crockery once used by his Royal Highness Edward Christian George Andrew Patrick David should never, never, never be used by men made of common clay in days to come. Accordingly the order went fortn that the crockery must be reduced to particles of the size ^usually de sc...
SIX O'CLOOKERS. Despised by Railway Department. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
SIX O'CLOOKERS. Despised by Railway Department. Poor old six o'clockers! Well, after the luxury-lapped 5 o'clock crowd are home and round the fam ily board, these shop slaves are let off the. chain. Surely the least the railway people could do would be to see them expeditiously on tneir way home. But no! 'Those that are early1 shall be made earlier, whilst those that are late must t* kept later than they already are, would appear to be the Depart ment's motto in-4heir regard. The five o'clocker is well lookea after. As he comes into the Cen tral Station 'express' and ordinary dance attendance on his needs. Cot tesloe? Yes, 5.5, express to Cottes loe, all stations thence to Freman tle, where the traveller is landed a few minutes after the half hour. Five minutes later an express to Claremont, whidi also goes on or dinary to Fremantle, bustles the later comers home. Then 'C.'are- mont' only and two 'Fremantle, all stations' before 530. * But poor old -Mr. and Miss Six o'clock -(mostly...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
KINGS THEATRE FREMANTLE. Controller .. . . .. John Lawson. VAUDEVILLE SEASON. COMMENCING* SATURDAY, 4th. SEPTEMBER. 8 STAR ACTS. 8 Artistes. ' John Lawson. Peter Brooks. (Saturday) Elsie Rosslyn. Hal King. Lucille Sidney. Geo. Horton. Beryl Norton-. Horton Tree. Desmond Trio. La Merto Brothers. Fox Film Comedy, Etc. One-Act Play, 'OUT OF HELL.' £130 Given Away Monthly. £5 First Night, September 4«h., Popular Prices .. .. 3s., 2s. Is. Box Plan: Spence's Fruit Cafe (next Theatre). « SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th. SPECIAL PROGRAMME. * . Fox Film Great Feature, 'HER TEMPTATION.*' Starring Gladys Brockwell. ' Vocalist: Mjss'ciaire Solly. » Monologigf: Miss Lucille Sidney. American Gazette. * SuVftr Collection at Door. j THEATRE ROYAL Monday to Friday. j — O— Now Showing I Constance name * £^-her Spicy, Delightful Story j entitled 0 ? TWO WEEKS - j Clara Kimbal! Young 'Eyes of Youth% eptember j Printed for the Publisher*, ttt Urn* Newipwer Co, by Bryans, Murray Street, Perth, WA.
At Fremantle Oval EAST v. SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 5 September 1920
At Fremantle OvaL EAST t. SOUTH. 1 To-day East Fremantle met an] defeated South in the third rouhl for the premiership. ^1 Umpire Craig was in charge. Ma Guiniss opened East's account win a. one-flapcrpr tn tv siuiMriir fnilnW^S by a sixer for South from Stuart, :a Joe Lawn, who played Wei throughout, was responsible &-rli finely-placed goal, and Hawkins d3 the same for South. Both teaxdl were playing well and trying- haw and at one stage it looked like figfil Ion got away and notched Easd second, 'which woke up South torn fine pitch of good football, and rigtl to the end of the quarter left littl to choose between the teams. Stra3 put on East's third major, leavfa] the quarter time score: — ^1 ? East Fremantle, 3 goals 4 behindl (22 points). ?--? South Fremantle, 2 goals (12 ptsl (Continued on Page 4) -1