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V.R.C [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
V.R.C. MELBOURNE, Saturday. — At Fleming ton to-day the V.R.C. held their June meeting. The attendance was a good one. Results: — York Hurdle Race, two miles. — Gold Coin 1, Two Blues 2, Haoma 3. l to l agst Gold Coin. Royal Handicap, six furlongs. — urev Abbey l, Pannikin s. Demon te 3. 3 to 1 agst Grey Abbey. Hopetouu Sio-jple, about two i:it!es and hair a furlong. — Mountain God l. Bunroy 2, Yarram.Lea 3. 8 to 1 agst Mountain God. Sandringbam Handicap, 1J miles. — Pcndilson 1, Bright Plume '2, Glad Star 3. 1C to 1 Pendiison. Buckingham .WeU«r, one mile* — Per- colator 1, Red Signal 2; Sandule 3. i to 1 agst Perculator. Princess Handicap, six furlongs. — Green Malt 1, Harvest King 2, Hoppictcr 3. 7 to 1 agst Green Malt.
Strife Between federal Departments [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
Strife Beiimit fed eral Departments Australia is a peculiar country, and one which, were an author of a satirical vein, like Swift, to have written a book about it, would be looked upon as an impossible kind of a place, existing only in the realms of fiction. For instance, about five years ago one department of the Fedeial Gov ernment, recognising that one of the principal problems of the future wasi in , maintaining .an efficient supply of oil fuel, appointed a committee of scientists to go into the matter and decide how this suqply might best be obtained. It did &o, and, having come to the conclusion that the only liquid fuel to be obtained cheaply in large quantities is dema tured alcohol, set about making pre parations for the manufacture of this substance Here another department, that of Trade and Custcms, entered into the matter, and on the grounds that its interests, and, incidentally, those ot the revenue, would be affected, were the conmittee of the Bureau of Scienc...
Gardening Notes. SCOPE FOR ROSE GROWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
[?] SCOPE FOR ROSE 6ROWERS, An occupation -wnlch cbnld be easily developed la Australia, and one sutt able lor women, i£ tne extraction from flowers ol essfoatlal oils, for perfuming . purposes. Some ©r tnese «ilB Tettn -' ' exceedingly, ; ntgli prices, and are verr ?- difficult to obtsm since the war, tiy reason or the Sact-Siat, during tne fight ing- inj^^Wms;most sjfigie:; fcste^V-' greas is. 2.0 ftwes, ^eeB^oiMss^mLiX it wiflyje many years before the^iagmn * reach weir masurium produclair capac ity. ' — -.*. . - ? _ -.?vT^-lT?™^'. The oil most in demand,' of ronunon ., roses, in pre-war- days treouiaitly ' brought as much as £200 a 'gallon and during the war, when it comd Stet be obtained, was quoted «t from £300 to £400 a gallon,' according1 to ^rade. Sunshine is the principal requisite In cultivation, and & that Australia Is not - lacking-. Their extraction is «sy, and does, not need any plant or machinery with which to carry it out, the i-etals being: simply laid on l...
Country Hotels [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
Cottutrv 99td$ 'Continuance': Since my last article. I nave been asked as to who were. the most. popular banaa£|s in Perth in the early nineties. — Cer tainly the handsomest in Perth was Miss I/aura Clarke, who came irom Adelaide, being safely induced over by the late Gapt. Iockyer. In Ade laide she first served at the Boyal under Mr. Foster, but soon shifted to the more palatial Metropole, under Thomas George Anstruther Molloy, ? who had a liar especially fitted up for her. She rustled the 'wet' world of aristocratic Perth and police, politicians, padres, phy sicians and P'a., and other irlng peas all paid tribntes to her shrine. If you don't believe it, ask Bichard Haynes. At the Federal Hotel, Fremantle, there was another very popular lady in Miss Maggie Murphy, who later shifted to Bunbury, and now rules the rooBt at the Park Hotel Fie mantle; surely the oldest behind the pumps. Maggie could tell lots of tales out of school if she wished, but she was all cautious, and now marrie...
Melbourne Man's Chat The Esperanto Congress [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
mclboMme man's Biat Esperanto, the 'auxiliary lan guage,' is making rapid, though si Tent progress, according to Mr: J« Pyke, of the Melbourne Esperanto Society, who passed through Fre mantle last week. Pyke, with two other Melbourne gentlemen, is on his -way to Prague, where a congress of some 2.0'JO delegates from all parts of the world is to meet in August. Prague is, no doubt, an appropriate city for an Esperantist Congress, de spite the poetic libel which declares: 'It's latitude's very uncertain, It's longitude's equally vague; But the person & pity, who's not seen tbe city, The beautiful city of Prague.' Prague is to-day the capital of Bo hemia — we decline to amuse gut rea* ders by any attempt at spelling the name of that awful new. country of C's and L's and K's that nobody on earth ever knew how to pronounce, or .could get his tongue round the dreadful consonantal discords, even if he did know. Bohemia is undoub edly the meeting place of the langua ges of Europe — ...
The Unknown Lady [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
the Unknown my (By 'The Snake?' in 'Aussie.') I do not long to make a fjiss — Far, far from me to raise a dus T o'er Christian peace. But here I ask (The answer is no easy task). The point I make is very plain; And maybe someone will explain You'll often hear a woman say — in fact, you hear her day by day — When some important point of State You think is quite appropriate To mention to a female friend To see which %vay her interests trend; 'Where did you see that stuff?' she'll say. Says vou: ' 'Twas in the press to day.' 'Ihe papers!' she replies with scorn 'From early afternoon till morn They're printing nothing else but bosh. And all the rest is merely tosh!' Now, this is what I want to know: Did ever man the sky below See woman read the current news Except to scoff at men-folks' views? On ferry-boat, or tram, or train, In city, or on ipnely plain, Inside a house, or church, cr gaol, Upon a ship in calm or gale, In hammock slung. upon a tree, To acquiesce or disagree. If she's on...
Precept and Example [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
Prtcttf and exatnplt — -v— The action of the New South Wales Government in taking definite steps to improve the main roads leading from Sydney has had an im mediate effect' upon the adjoining Shires. Interest is being shown by public men in the Mountains, and the Acting-Premier's assistance ob tained to boom th/jir roads. The same thing happened in Cali fornia. As soon as one district ob tained a decent road, its value be came immediately so apparent that adjoining areas got busy and never rested until the good road was ex tended to them. If our 'Gone 5,000,000' Govern ment won't, or can't, act likewise, perhaps City Engineer Galbraith may — even without his one million six-0-six. In the name of common safety, someone please try! New York State automobilists, or at least a portion of them, will use prison-made plates on their cars for the first time this year. The en tire contract was to have been turn ed out by the State Prison Depart ment, but the equipment was in stalled too late...
SEEING RED. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
SEEING RED. NEW YORK, Friday.— -*-nndential Soviet documents have been publish ed favoring the British- Japanese Al liance as a threat to the United States. TIiov disclose a Soviet policy of sup porting Groat Eritaiu and Germany against France, thus assisting generally to bring' about other iutSttpatioual com plications.
BILLY'S THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
BILLY'S THERE. — -u — - LONDON, Saturday.— The Right Honourable William Morris Hughes, PTC, - Prime Minister of the Common wealth of Australia, arrived at Ply mouth at dawn to-day. He will spend a week motoring through Devon and Cornwall. He is in constant Radio communication with Federal Cabinet Ministers in Melbourne.
English Turf and Sidelights. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
English Turf and Side lights. ' . liONDON, Saturday. — The winner and placed horses in the Oaks Stakes, run at Epsom, were: Watson's Love in Idleness,!.; Nugenfs Lady Sleipner, 2; Lord Astor's Longsnit, 3. Two racing gangs Trom Leeds and Birmingb&m nad a pitched road bat tle at Swell (near Epsom). One party were motoring towards London when they were charged by a motor cfeara toanc which was in ambush on the road. The occupants ot the inotor car were violently attacked with hammers. choppers, - bottles^ ~ and bricks. Six were removed to Hospital. The police later discovered the at tackers, who had driven away in the char-a-banc. Twenty-eight of them so arrested are believed to be Sir-,, minghamites. Other .ponfiicts;,. 00-. - enffred on and hear racecoiirBfi^Jit^^ wi^ch several .men . wer-Jt|^^^^H^^^^H the result oF gunplay. ^^Hii^j^lR-flB
Commercial Stoppage. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
Commercial Stoppage, LONDON, Saturday. — The Lancas hire coal strike is having disastrous . ; effect upon all industrial centres. -The strike is now 'Costing' directly- and in directly as much as the early stages ' of the war.' Shops and warehouses are closing and business is coming to a ' standstill. Ijater. — The negotiations In connec tion with the «otton feave broken down.- All the mills win stop at noon to-day (Saturday). The gulf between the masters and operatives' proposals are regarded as unbridgeable. It 1b unlikely, that tne negotiations win be reopened until the coal strike has end ed. . The operatives have been work ing on part time only for a lbiig period and the union is reported to be short of funds.
DISARMAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
DISARMAMENT. WASHINGTON, Friday.— Tne United States Government, in laying tne ques tion of disarmament before the Su preme Council, affirmed its belief .that . an agreement could be reached, after which the smaller countries could be called in, and an Association of Na tions formed, which would not be in volved by the League Covenant. -
Dominions and Ireland. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
Dominions and Ireland. LONDON, Saturday. — lu toe Com mons to-day Major Wood, UnderSec retary for tne Colonies, stated, in re ply to a question as to whether' the Government would give the Domin ions an opportunity ' to -discuss tfce Irish question, '. tnat the agenda oT the Premier's Conference was solely in the hands of the Conference: jtseif, but. the Government would jraise no objec tion if the Conference desired to dis cuss the question.
Cotton Operatives Restive [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
Cotton Operatives Restive LONDON, Saturday. — There is im minent danger of a cotton strike thr oughout the country. The wages agree ment expired on Friday, and the mas ters arc wanting a reduction or 5/- in the pound. The operatives insist that 2/6 is a sufficient reduction. No agree ment is yet reached, though negotia tions have been constantly pursued. 600,000 men may be thrown out of em ployment.
Cables. IRISH WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
Cobles. IRISH WAR. LOKDOM, Saturday.— An open battle - has occurred between' the Irish 'Be- ~ publican police at Westport, Co. Mayb. The fight lasted for1 hours. TOuTEe- ' publicans captured large guaatitles/of arms and ammunition. The police used . machine sons, but 'were 'defeated.
Royal Commission Demanded The Diggers Welshed [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
Royal Commission Demanded The Diggers WelsKed Quite a number of our wealthy and truly right-thinking citizens are somewhat perturbed at present. They are uneasy, very, very un easy — quite unsettled. Strange to relate, the majority of these true patriots are prominent churchmen, Bible thumpers, ultra loyalists, untiring flag flappers, and confirmed soolers of the 'enlist-your- country-needs-you' variety. As above mentioned, these right thinking persons are extremely ill at ease. They look worried and' haggard. Their clothes are begin ning to hang on them. They have exactly the same feel ing as John Oakhurst, the gambler, in Brete Hart's story, 'The Outcasts of Poker Flat,' had when he casual ly remarked that someone was being looked for and it might be me. 'Yes, something rs going to happen if simple justice is to be done our Digger warriors. The sword of Damocles is sus pended by a slender thread. The No. 10 boot of the. returned Digger may get into action. A welsher was kicked to ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
'BIGGER PICTURES IN A BETTER WAY,' MONDAY TO FRIDAY SECOND BIG PROGRAMME Constance Talmadge in 'Dangerous Business' Her Splendid New, Bright, and Breezy FIRST NATIONAL Drama. Story of a lovely girl who said she was married to escape a dreadful fate. But hubby turned up when he wasn't wanted — and took her home! HER LATEST— HER GREATEST, And its Brand New. ALSO BIG MYSTERY DRAMA. Ex-Chief of Police Flynn, late of New York's Wonderful Detec tive Force, tells of 'TBE POPPY TRAIL' STARRING Herbert Rawlinson WiITH TWO BIG COMEDIES ENTITLED 'LAUGHING GAS' And 'TROUBLE BUBBLES' NATIONAL ORCHESTRA At 2.30 and 8 p.m. PRICES- Day, and 6d. Night, 2/6 (Reserves), 2/-, and 1/
No title [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 4 June 1921
^^liSSl^s^ Mon. & Tues : j&mmHmmMh^ ONLY' , . J^jH^^^HHra|i|k, OLIVE THOMAS - ^sm^^^^HMHHha In her 3rd big &ELZ~ :^^^Hg^^Bgl NICK Picture, en -fiflH^^&lfiiybitt^^HHllL CLAYTON ^«HR5m streets' ^^ttSsJ1*** ^ ' ^ A Paramount Special WEDNESDAY. TWO NEW FEATURES. ENID BENNETT in 'HAIEPINS,' and CHARLES BAY in 'HOMER COMES HOME.' SUNDAY NIGHT. BILLIE BURKE in 'AWAY GOES PRUDENCE.' ? _. .alJMiiMnHIMMBPHHfl^pMHHHPMBHMIKMl «^HP-r MP.' Direction: Union Theatres Ltd. ^SlBl?' BBESD Managing Directors: Edwin Geach, Hgyggg ; ; W. Gibson. S. Doyle, and T. Coombe. -'?. .^^??^^ ^ ? NOW SHOWING. ' ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^I^^Bt In Her Latest, with J^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^K Harrison Ford. ^^^^Hp^^^^HS^pjj^^^H: DvU 1 o '^?F . / ^^^SPv^^^pH^^W A Sprightly Story of thu ' ^HP* i 3 fSSm^'0#1^^mM trouble caused by two ^MiPfc^J* Jgttiss^^lsB' 'mr pairs Shoes. ' ''-*BB^ -^^^^^^ft-l' ' or Also— 1 ^.^^^MH^WCTp^^r^^lC ^ Veritable Fashion Show. WEDNESDAY. PRISCILLA DEAN in 'PRETTY SMOOTH.' SU...