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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
COMO, CANNING BRIDGE and APPLECROSS FERRY SERVICE BOATS LEAVE PERTH - Saturdays; 7.15, 930 ajn.; 1250, 130, 3.0, 450, 6.15, 11.15 pjn. Sundays: 9.15, 11.0 aon.; 1.15, 3.0, 530, 7.0, 9.0 pjn. (See 'West Australian' for Daily Service.) Return Fare, 1/3. SWAN RIVER FERRIES LTD. Telephone A4512. WEST AUSTRALIAN GOVERN MENT RAILWAYS. MTJNDARXNG WEIR EXCUR SION—SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 1920. Train will leave Perth 10.45 a.m.; intermediate passengers between Perth and Midland Junction wfll le quire to travel by the 1020 a.m. train ex Perth, and join the Excur sion train at Midland Junction. The Excursion trains forms a connection with the 10.0 aon. train ex Fre mantle. EXCURSION FABES. From— - 1st. Cl. 2nd. Cl. 'Fremantle .. .. 7/2 4/5 Perth ? 5/3 3/3 Midland Junction 3/3 2/3 By Order. W. LORD, Chief Traffic Manager. Foul- to ten pounds week rise to the poor sweated departmental Fed eral heads. The most suitable rise for many of them would be off the toe of a navvy's boot. C. F. YEAfTES, w.a.o.a. n...
Mirrer of Events. Perth, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
Mirrer of Events. Perth, Friday. Some low-down dirty dog broke through the fence of the would-be Leader of the Country Party last night, and savagely attacked his pigeons. He left his footmarks on the pianola, and marks of a different kind down the side of the Hudson Super Six. The footprints correspond with those of a dingo,, which once appear ed from Nevanas a this shooting-box (late Millars) at Augusta, and Harry Mann has the matter in hand. *OxforA-September 30. Mr. Rufus Underwood has been offered the chair of deportment and classical literature at Magdalen Col lege. Later. Mr. Underwood has' decided to ac cept the chair, but wants it sent out to Pilbarra.
BIGHT-ABOUT PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
RIGHT-ABOUT PEOPLE. Mr. J. Scaddan, the political Henry Vm. of Australian politics, is coquetting with the Country Party, and is prepared to join them, if he can get his' terms. Scadden's known as a man who squeals loudly when anyone hits frim He doesn't like the Mirrer! __/v— The tale is told of Jack Quigley, the popular host of the Savoy, that as a small and very naughty boy he had a habit of throwing stones at the mob of dogs that used to flock round the back door. Jack said he knew when he had hit one hard by the way it used to squeal.
People About [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
People About Mr. Massey Cross, the genial young genius, who presides over the Hy genic Dental Company, is a young man of parts. Mr. Crosse made a great reputation for himself in the Perth dental world as, head conser vative operator at Braham Bros., and gained the well-deserved confi dence of a large clientele. Mr. Crosse is a master of all branches of his important profession. — v Miss Kitty Gresham, baljet mis tress, late of the Melrose Theatre, left Perth by Trans, train recen-' ly for an extended trip to the Eastern States, to recuperate after her very serious illness. Kitty on her return to this city intends to open an up-to-date dancing acad emy, where all the very latest nov elties in dancing will be taught. Miss Gresham is quite an expert in the beautiful art of Greek dancing made famous by Maud Allen. In tending pupils can rest assured that they can be thoroughly taught in this style of dancing. We wish. Miss Gresham all good health and success. Jack Nielsen, of Loco Work S...
Dinghy Club Benefit AT W.A.C.A. GROUNDS. FOOTBALL AND TROTTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
Dinghy Club Benefit ? O ? AT W.A.C.A. GROUNDS. FOOTBALL ANITTROTTING. — o — A special fixture arranged as a benefit for the Perth Dinghy Club was held on the W.A.G.A. Grounds yesterday afternoon. A good at tendance was recorded. The main feature of the day was a football match between Perth and East Perth. Ivo Crapp acted as central umpire, and the game was keenly contested. Following are the r*. suits:.. First Quarter: Perth, 4.3; East Perth, 1.1. Second Quarter: Perth, 5.4; East Perth, 7.5. Third Quarter: Perth, 7j6; East Perth', 8.6. Final: Perth, 9.8; East Perth, $.6. In the half-time interval two trotting races were contested under W.A. Trotting Association auspices, and eventuated as follows: — LADIES BRACELET. One mile and a quarter. Alien Direct, 210bhd ? i Wally Mo-175bhd. ? 2 Toddler, 185bhd. ..r:. .; 3 Five others started. DINGHY FIRE HANDICAP. One mile and a quarter. Louis Huon, 15bhd ? 1 Percy, 240bhd ? 2 Mayfield, 95bhd ? 3 Parole's Honour, - 75bhd., was fourth. Other ...
Racing Comments COMMENTS ON HUNT CLUB MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
Raring Comments COMMENTS ON HUNT CLUB MEETING. (By 'Cricklewood, Junr.') The West Australian Hunt Club held' its annual race meeting on the Belmont Park Club's course yester day afternoon in threatening wea ther. There was a large attend ance, including a fair Sprinkling of tbe fair sex. 'The hon. secretary, Mr. H. F. Wil kinson) had everything in good working order, and the programme was carried on without a hitch. Events opened with the Beagle Purse, for which all the eignt ac ceptors saddled up- Liberator and Dua- opene'd equal favourites at threes, and Haliburton was next in demand at fours; sevens to twelves could be obtained about the remain der. ? Good money came for Hali burton and Dua, which caueed Lib erator to recede to fours, and the best price to be obtained about Hali burton at the barrier-rise being threes, and Dua 7 to 2. Haliburton was first away, and led from Liberator. At the turn the latter took charge, and won very comfortably by two lengths. Earl of Seafield wa...
University Sports. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
University Sports. The University Sports were held at Loton Park yesterday. An ex cellent exhibition was put up by the students, but the attendance was wretched — about 20 all told. A more significant comment, this, upon public apathy towards the University than all the newspaper articles ever printed! Besides, let us remind the Uni. people that 'it pays to advertise.' ''In every Department of the Public Service there are leakages and waste.'— 'Sunday Times,' Sept. 26.
V.R.C. Melbourne, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
V.R.C. Melbourne, Saturday. The Victoria Racing Club held a meeting to-day, in fine weather, with the following results: — October Hurdles, two miles. — Fas- tolf (Connelly), 1; Oopina (Reid), 2; Front Rank (Thompson), 3. Other starters: Woodfield, Grand, fleet. Betting: 2 to 1 agst Oopina, 5 to 2 Front Rank, 4 ot 1 Fastolf, 9 to 2 Woodfield, 8 to 1 Grandfieet. Won by a length, with four lengths between second ad third. Time, 3 .mi. 51 nee. Stand Handicap, II miles. — Dru- mo.re (Tehan), 1; Trewyne (Straker) 2; Gringalet (Perkins), 3. Other starters: Whizzbang, Red Dome, Tangaloma, Queen Comedy, Lord Setay, Carriole, Aulat, Scottish Knight, Kingbies, Fantane, Double Bezique, Lilting, Stalwart, Morphe us, Melody. Betting: 4 to 1 Tangal ooma, 5 to 1 Lord Setay, 7 to 1 Q. Comedy, 8 to 1 Scottish Knight, Drumore, Morpheus, Melodv, 20 to 1 Gringalet, 100 to 1 Terwyne. Won by a neck, with three-quarters of a length between second and third. Time, 2 min. lOlsec. Maribyruong Trial Stakes (A...
Doins in Polioment O'LOGHLEN CANES UNDERWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
Doins in Polioment O'LOGHLEN CANES UNDER WOOD. Peter O'Loghlen, in a fine speech, supported Mr. Green's motion for better accommodation for the work ers. He was repeatedly and stu pidly interrupted by that ungentle manly hog, the unspeakable Under wood. Peter put up a plea' for better houses in the timber camps. Mr. O'Loghlen: I will produce sworn evidence from the Arbitra tion Court. Mr. Underwood: It is not worth anything. z Mr. O'Loghlen: It is worth as much as the grunt which comes from the boorish gentleman who in terjected. I cannot understand what is wrong with him lately. Mr. Green: Swelled head. Mr. O'Loghlen: Swelled head! His head could not swell; there is no. thing in it to force the skull out wards. Since he has been dropped by every party — he was an acquisi sition to none and a -credit to none — he is so disgruntled that he can not regard with favour any proposi tion submitted that does not emi nate from his own brilliancy. His colleagues on every side have dropped hi...
Eastern Racing A.J.C. SPRING MEETING. Sydney Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
Eastern Racing — \j — AJ.C. SPRING MEETING. Svdnev. Saturday. At Randwick to-day the A.J.C. Spring Meeting was commenced in fine weather. Following are the results: HURDLE RACE. Of 750 sovs. About two miles. Stagefright ? 1 Breastwork ? 2 Yucatan ? 3 Betting: 5 to 1 agst Stagefright. TRIAL STAKES. Of 750 sovs. One and a half miles King of the Forest ? 1 Monarma ? 2 Pay Day ? 3 AJ.C. DERBY. Of 5,000 sovs. One and a half miles. Salitros, 8.10 (Connell) .... 1 Malurys, 8.10 (Walker) .... 2 Erasmus, 8.10 (Bracken) .. 3 way, Rathluba, Fewent, Furgon, Other starters: Vespucci, Wirri way, Rathluba, Fervent, Fingcn, Syce Knight, David, Kilkenny Boy, Speciality, Prince Charles, Skysail, Nautical, Strathredole. Betting: 14 to 1 agst Salitros. Won by one and a half lengths. Time, 2min. 32sec. EPSOM HANDICAP. Of 3000 sovs. One mile. Greenstead, 9.6 (Connell) .. 1 Jack Findlay, 8.9 (Maher) . . 2 Remmon, 7.7 (Brown) .... 3 Other starters: Chrysolaus, Syd ney Damsel, Elfarce, Coolstone, Dunwil, Mo...
Railway Robbery FLEECING THE APPRENTICES —AND FLAYING THE FARMER—TO SQUARE THE LED-GER-A FATAL POLICY. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
Railway Robbery FLEECING THE APPRENTICES —AND FLAYING THE FARM ER—TO SQUARE THE LED GER—A FATAL POLICY. The latest spasms of death-flurry perpetrated by the 'optimistic Mitchell would appear to be of the nature of a deliberate attempt to ruin the railway system in antici pation of his successor turning out to be of distasteful political com plexion. The brunt of the attack in this case is felt by those least able to defend themselves — sons and daugh ters of working men in receipt of small wages. These apprentices were hitherto allowed a big conces sion, enabling them to keep a few shillings out of their meagre earn ings for pocket money. Pope's lat est piracy grabs the lot, with the result that either parents must stint themselves to^allow the young sters a little pocke't money, or else all amusements must be cut out, and' life become a dead dull round of work and bed. That sort of thing young folk won't stand, that is to say, they won't remain appren ticed, and the future of the i...
Turf & Trotting Tattle [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
Turf & Trotting Tattle (By 'Cricklewood, Jun.') Racing at Canning Park next Saturday. The Metropolitan will be decided at Randwick to-morrow. The winner may come from Ken naquhair, Millieine, or Pershore. — n — Downing Street showed a little oi his old dash in the First Class Plate at Goodwood last Saturday, and should soon be these or thereabouts. Renunciation got into all the trouble imaginable last week, and is worth watching. Keep Mannequin in your mind for Perth. The last shall be first— a la Red Banner and Sandfuse. Affaire de Joie was ridden a bad race by Brindley at Goodwood. The ex-West Australian jockey Jimmy Stephens rode Chamois to victory in Adelaide last Saturday. Senator Pearce, Minister for De fence, was present at the last Trot ting fixture at Hay-street EasS . The Minister fired the shot which started the principal event. Won der if this was the Senator's first experience with firearms. His aim was so accurate that he must have shot Winn Childe, who drifted...
W.A. Hunt Club AMATEUR RIDER EMULATES LOT'S WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
WA Hunt Club AMATEUR RIDER EMULATES LOT'S WIFE. Yesterday afternoon the W,A. Hunt Club held a meeting on the Belmont Park Racecourse. The weather was fine, and there was a good attendance. Following are the results: — BEAGLE PURSE (Hunters). Of 50 sovs.; second 5 sovs from stake. Seven furlongs. Mr. D. Atwell's Liberator, by George Mentor— Mermaid, 11.0 (Mr. Harris) ? 1 Haliburton, 10.4 (Mr. Bell) .... 2 Mural Maid, 10.7 (Mr. Geneve) .. 3 Other starters: Poinson, 107 (Mr. . White); Dua, 102 (Mr. Knox) ; Barney Mac, 10.0 (Mr. Clarke); M. Mural, 10.0 (Mr. Cowan); Mervin, 9.7 (Mr. Finlay). Dividends (for 10s): S.O., £1 17s; place, 14s, 12s, 24s. Betting: 3 to 1 agst Haliburton, 7 to 2 Dua, 4 to 1 liberator, 7 to 1 Mural Maid, Poincon, 8 to 1 to 10 to 12 to 1 others. Won by two lengths, with two lengths between second and third. Time, lmin. 3sec. TALLY-HO PLATE (First Division). ? Of 70 sovs; second 10 and (third 5 sovs. from stake. Six furlongs. J. Ryding's Yalgar, by Capture— Morine, ...
Cycling. Toodyay to Bicton Race. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
Cycling. Toodyay to Bicton Race. The Todyay to Bicton (66 miles) road race was conducted yesterday afternoon by the WA League of Whelmen. A head wind was ex perienced all the way. The result was: — w. T. Bridges, Kalgoorlie, 27 min., 1; R. J. Arnold, Perth, 22min., 2; E. D. Weir, Guildford, 15min., 3; A. Hornblow, Midland, 26min., 4; A. Schulxe, Perth, scr., 5; H. Cock man, Perth, 18min., 6. Fastest time: Schulze, 3h. 33min 13sec. It was a close finish. Arnold fol lowed Bridees only 35 sec. behind.
BERTIE BOOTS THE GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
BERTIE BOOTS THE GOVERN MENT. ? KJ Approaching the elections, E. B. Johnston castigates the Ministry he has for five years so blindly and slavishly followed: Mr. Johnston: I look with a good deal pf suspicion uporrthe Govern ment's action in regard to agricul tural education, and more especial ly m jcgdiu iu iuc instructions tney have given with regard to the selec tion of a site for an agricultural col lege. I cannot forget that a little while ago a' committee was appoint ed to inquire into this question. However, the Government did not give that committee a. fair and hon est brief to go over the whole of Western Australia to find the most suitable site. 'They were instruct ed to select a site within 20 miles of Spencer's Brook. The Minister for Works: Oh! Mr. O'Loghlen: Is that true? Mr. 'Johnston : I am assured that that is so. If it is not so, I shall be pleased to have a denial from the papers relating to the matter on the table of the House. The House has . no right to let 'th...
Boxing [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
Boxing From all. parts of the State the Perth Promoting Company is re ceiving nominations for its monster tournament. All classes from fly weight to heavyweight are catered for, and the various winners will be entitled to call themselves the State's Amateur Champion in their class. The winners will, receive about 14 guineas, and will have their fares paid to Sydney to engage in the All-Australian Tournament there. The tourney commences Monday night. ? ii _ ?
THE LIFE OF JOE BECKETT. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
THE LIFE OF JOE BECKETT. (Continued.) I suppose most boxers are ambi tious, even those who box for the Amateur Championships, which are naturally much easier to win than any championship in the profession al class. I can't say when ambition was first born in me, but I do know that I always wanted to be a boxing champion. But the way to a cham pionship is a rough road, strewn with more thorns than rose petals, pelieve me. As everyone knows, I am entitled to call myself the heavy-weight champion of Great Britain, and hold a belt for it, the Cochran belt. Lonsdale belts, as everyone knows, are fought for at the National Sport ing Club, and my first contest for a Lonsdale belt was against Dick Smith, a good fellow, and a really good boxer, who was always just a bit too light for highest honours. I have boxed a good many times in the National Sporting Club, where I had my first contest something like ten years ago. As far as mem ory serves me it was against Jack Hearne, and at that time ...
R.S.L. Gymkana AT FREMANTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Sunday Mirror — 3 October 1920
R.S.L. Gymkana ':/ AT FREMANTLE. A sports gymkana organised by . the R.SX. was held on Fremantle - Oval yesterday afternoon, and a fair crowd rolled up. The principle attraction was two trotting events, run by the Fremantle Trotting Club, '??' which resulted as below: — ? Open Handicap (1 mile and a quar ter). Dingo, 180 bhd. ? 1 - Indi, scr. ; ? 2 Mona Wilkes, 165 bhd ? 3 Tradesman's Trot (Mile and a quar ter). Kondo, 390 bhd ? 1 Alma, 120 bhd ? 2 Osterley Bells, scr ? 3 The final of the Motor Cycle Ob stacle Race was won by R. E. Ru ? therford, with J. Gillespie second.