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McMAHON'S CONCERT BAND. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
McMAHON'S CONCERT BAND. McMahon's Concert Band has assisted finely in charitable works. Over £600 lias been raised by them for deserving causes during the year, and probably much more to come. They are now running performances in tbe Melrose to g-et themselves some new instruments. So there will surely be a great rally to hear them nextTriday and Monday.
NEXT SATURDAY'S GAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
ncXT SATURDAY'S GAK1.B. Perth v. East Fremantle, at W.A.C.A. South Fremanlle v. East Perth, at Fremantle. Subiaco v. West Perth, at Subiaco. N.B. — Two or the above games will be played on Saturday, and one on Mon day. It is not known at present the arrangement decided on.
Imperial Conference [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
(?prill ctnerttct 'Stead's' Latest: A couple of days before his departure the Prime Min ister condescended to give the House the ^Conference agenda paper, which he must have had in -his pocket for months. The topics for discorsion at that gathering are— (1) The re newal of the Anglo-Japanese Alli ance;. (2) naval miljtary and air defence; (3; arrangements lor secur ing a common Imperial policy in for eign affairs; (4) the composition of the agenda and meeting place of7 tne Constitution Conference contem plated in the resolution of the Im perial War Conference of 191?;. (5) allotment of reparation among the various parts of the British Empire. Mr. Hughes had previously declared that the question of the^onstitution of the Empire was not tc be dealt with, and consequently there was no discussion or. that subject- The agenda shows clearly enough that the relations between the Dominions and the Home L2nd will be one of the main matters to be considered. That, of course, was inevitable, b...
Ask And Ye Shall Not Receive. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
Ask And Ye Shall Not Receive. Some players arc not modest in their requests. I aui told that, one asked that a house wortn £000 should be bought' for him ir he played Tor a certain team. Failing the purchase of the house, he asked, that he should be paid £5 a week . for twelve months! He got neither the dwelling nor the brass Such a financier is wasted as a footballer — lie ought lo be a poli tician. — 'Footballer.'
soccer LEAGUE CUP COMPETITION AT ESPLANADE. Claremont v. Perth. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
Soccer LEAGUE CUP COMPETITION AT ESPLANADE. Claremont v. Perth. Half-time: Claremont 2 goals -b. Nicholls); Perth. 1 gwai (Brooking). Final: Claremont, 4; Perth i. Best players: claremont — Davis, Ni cholls, Hill, and Caporn. Perth — Col- lins, Burton, Blng. and Saw. Training College v. Perth City United. A fast srame was witnessed at the College ground this afternoon i-etweon these two teams, witn the City running' out victors by four goals to 1. Th»*. pick of the College team were-— Skip- worth and Kline; while the City were best represented by Jock Barden. Nes bit, and Ken. Stevens. The groaikirk ers for City were Utting (3), Howie - son ( 1 ) ; for College Clayton- ^ 'A' GRADE. Nor in Cottesloe 4, Perth City United i 'B' GRADE.' Perth City United, 1; Worth Cot tesloe, nil. Claremont, 1 ; Caledonians, nil.
T.T.T. TURF & TROTTING TATTLE JUNE FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
TURF & TROTTlN© TATTLE. (By 'The Tout.') JUNE FIXTURE8. W.A. — 3, Boulder; 4; W.A.T.C.; 6 and 11, Goodwood; 15, Northam; 18, Hel ena Vale; 18, Kalgoorrie; 25, Belmont. . Victoria. — 4 and 6, V.R.C.; 8, Aspen dale; 11, Williainsiown; 15, Mentone; 18, V.A.T.C.; 22, Epsom; 25, Moonee VaUey. New South Wales.-^4 and 6, A.J.C.; 11, Moor field; 18, Canterbury; 25 and 27, Rosehill. South Australia. — 4 and 6, Adelaide R.C.; 11, Port Adelaide; 18, Gawler; 27, S.A. Tatts. Henry Clay lost in transit. Brown Flour was good dough last week. Two long shots came home last Sat urday. Still the books lost. Eragoon wants a spell 'Robbie.' Gold Coin was a runner in tbe Hur dles at Sandown Park, but missed a place. Barratrundi made hacks of Kcrnsarv and company. Malt' Dust, a bit unlucky to find the Gold Digger on the job. At one stage It looked a good thing. Say, next week at Canning: Park. For the meetings to be held by the Goodwood Club on June 6th and 11th, over 300 entries have been receive...
SHAFTESBURY THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
SHAFTESeURY THEATRE. To-morrow (Sunday) evening Mana ger O. S. Burton of tiie Shaftesbuiy 'theatre, has :irrarigo«it a special enter tainment «or his patrols. Gladys Shaw (vou a'1 like Gladys) is tabled for a 'whistling solo,' whilst Ha- old J'artintr ton will have his orchestra there in support. Then there's a programme of 'star' pictures. Say — do you want more, when a silver coin admits. We are scratched, or we are bitten. By the pets to whom we cling; Oh, 'my love, she is a kitten. And my heart a ball of string. — C.W.
A BIG OPENING AT THE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
A BIG OPENING AT THE ROYAL. Thus our Show Critic: — At last the gates of the Theatre noyal were thrown open to the amuse ment-loving public of Perth. At 7.30 this evening it was evident that a capa city bouse was going to wltnoss the ini tial screening. At 8 p.m. there was not a vacant seat in the house. And what a programme. The films were really remarkable examples of cinema tography, and were different from the ordinary run of pictures that conic our wav. The big film of the evening was 'What Women Love,' featuring the Australian mermaid, Annette Kellerman. The film must be classed as a first-clasp romorty -drama. Rich In humour, thrills, and beauty. To make a long description short, it Is i fine entertain ing foatii'-e The supporting film. 'Tim River's End.' is from that wii kiiown producer, Marshall NHlan and when I say it well uphold? his reputa lion, you know what Hiat moans. Lack or space prevents inp from conimentinp further on the bill, hilt T can safely say you have not s...
CYCLING AUSTRALIA'S GREATEST MOTOR CYCLIST. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
CYCLING AUSTRALIA'S GREATEST MOTOR CYCLIST. Harold Parsons, champion motor cy clist of Australia, holder of most of tbe Australasian and a number of world's records, was killed recently. While rtding his machine he struck a horse standing in the roadway and was burled into the air. He landed on his head and fractured his skull so badly that he died ten minutes after admission to Melbourne Hospital. Parsons was, without doubt, the greatest rider Australia has produced. He was a marvel both on road and track. and arter so many wonderful perfor mances it is hard luck that he should be killed in such a simple manner. Thr» most wonderful performance to Parsons' credit was to cover 1114-1 miles in 24 hours on the road at Mori lake (Vic). During this ride he es tablished 27 worlds records, which still stand. This performance astound ed even the authorities in Yankeeland. Ho has broken the Sydney-Melbourne re cord 011 several occasions, and his fig ures starting: from Sydney and finishing s...
LA BOHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
LA BOHEME. Something unusual in musical pro grammes will be presented at the Mei rose Theatre on Friday and Monday evenings, June 3 and 6, by McMahon's Concert Band and the Wendourie Quar tette Party. Puccini's magnificent work, 'La Boheme,' has been arranged by Mr. Hugh McMahon for his band, and embraces the most important move ments in the work, and the selection is mi mm -:uuin ne aesirea rrom a musi cian's standpoint. Along with 'La Bo heme' will be presented the grand contest Selection - Chopin), which in cludes several or this famous compos-' ei-s celebrated nocturnes, and one spe cially iset as r. cornet solo. The Wendourie Quartette Party will offer several entirely new vocal 'items, and Miss Lydia Orr, Mr. Jack Haslam, and Mr. Rhys Francis will contribute vocal items. To make the concern po pular and within the reach of all tne admission will be one shilling- to all parts, no reserve seats. The programme will out -do any yet presented by tbe Band, and is along the same line...
South Australian Clubs in Infancy. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
south Australian dubs in Infancy. The present North Adelaide Club (premiers of last year), began its car eer in senior football (in- 1893), less auspiciously than has Glenelg, for they lost their first association game to Port Adelaide by 13 goals 8 behinds against ?i goals l behind, and in the second match were beaten by Norwood by 2i g-oals 14 behtnds against 1 goal 9 be hinds. sturt, the premiers of 191 6 and 1919, were bottom of the list for three years artcr their admission to the association (the League, was then styled the association), and did not get into the llnals until their sivth season. West \delaide were sixth twice ' and fifth twice when there were but six teams, and did not get higher than fifth Tor 1 1 vears. hi the twelfth. they made his tory by becoming champions of Austra lia —'Adelaide Journal.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
Why Pay 33 p.c. Duty On Imported Serges, when we can do you First Quality Fine Indigo Serge Suits at £9-9 Gut to Tour Measure. Made in Australia by Australians for Australians Commercial Tailoring Coy. 794 HAY-STREET (UPSTAIRS), Opposite ZinweTs.
A Chat With Buttrose ANENT HIS FOX EILMS [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 28 May 1921
A Chat With Buttrose ANENT HIS FOX FILMS A few issues back we announced that the vacant managership at the local office of Fox Films Limited would be filled by Mr. Buttrose- Last issue we mentioned that the new manager was one of the best of 'good fellows,' and that, he was going to be a popular light in the local film world. This issue we repeat our- selves with emphatic emphasis on &nbsp; each word. Thus, a few days back, we made a determined raid on the local office of the 'Fox outfit,' with the one object of interviewing the said Mr. Buttrose. Down the steps of the Melrose Buildings, toddled the weary scribe. It was then that he realised that he was descending into a den of hustling business-like individuals. A couple of attractive young ladies were busily engaged harmonising the 'Dardanella' on their typewriters. Still, we were there for a purpose. *Is Mr. Buttrose handy?' was the question put to one young lady. 'Yes; step this way, please.' 'Hello, Mr. Buttrose. We've ...
American Statistics for 1920 [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
American Statistics Ut iw Automobiles registered (approx.) .... .'. 8,500,000 Passenger cars registered 7,600,000 Motor trucks registered . . 900,000 Cars and trucks owned by farmers ? 2,500,000 Per cent of registration in towns of 5,000 popula tion or less ? 55 Per cent, of population in towns of 1,000 popula tion or less ? 33 Per cent, of 1920 output bought by agricultural districts ? 60 Passenger cars owned by doctors ? 110.G00 State-owned cars and trucks ? 30,125 Municipallv - owned cars and trucks ? 10,314 Cars and tracks entering and leaving New York City daily ? 154725 Persons carried to and from New York daily by car and tr^ck .. 420.095 Trucks owned by farmers 60,000 Labour-saving value of truck to each farmer * annually ? ? £38 Saving in transport char- £. ges annually through * . use of truck .... ~ £45
A Petrol Economiser [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
fl Petrol €c«notni$tr The function of a carburetter on a motor car is to mix air and petrol vapor in such proportions that the most economical anS effective re sults are obtained under all circum stances The problem is, however, difficult. As a matter of fact, no carburetter gives the most economi cal and effective results at all speeds prove matters in this direction, a de vice has been brought out through which air is admitted into the intro duction-pipe under certain condi tions. It consists of a springcon trolled air valve, which is fitted just above the fhrottie. When the cav is climbing a hill, with the throttle fully open the suction is not fully po werful enough to : r-en the a-r valve. But when the motor is throttled down for descending a hill, a partial vacuum is created in the mduction and with all loads. In order to im pipe, and air is drawn in. The effect of the extra air is to reduce the suc tion at the throttle, and consequent ly, the amount of petrol consumed. At tri...