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Alternative title: The West Australian Sunday Times
Date: Feb 1902
Issue Details: First known date: 1902... 1902 The Sunday Times [Perth]
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  • Between 1904 and 1949 the Sunday Times included a weekly column called "Peeps at People" which provided isolated Western Australians with gossip, news and insights into national and visiting international celebrities, as well as local identities. The subjects came from a vast array of social, business and entertainment backgrounds. By the late-1920s entertainment-related content had largely disappeared from "Peeps at People," being taken up by other sections within the paper. From 1949 it focused almost entirely on the local social scene.

    Another column published in the Sunday Times was "The Busker" which irregularly published gossip, news and insights into both the local and the Australia-wide theatrical and films worlds between 1906 and 1923. "The Busker" was replaced in 1923 by the "Movies and Mummer's" column which ran up until 1931.

    [Source: Australian Variety Theatre Archive]


* Contents derived from the Perth, Western Australia,:E. W. Finn , 1902 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Slackeri"We have read how the best of our bravest have died,", 'Dryblower' , single work poetry (p. 8)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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ISSN: 1442-9527
West Australian Sunday Times (1897-Feb. 1902) Perth, W.A. : E. Ellis for the West Australian Sunday times, 1897-1902

Has serialised

The House of Cain, Arthur W. Upfield , single work novel mystery
'In the heart of the Australian Bush stands the House of Cain, owned by an American millionaire. Himself a threefold murderer, he has opened this strange institution as a haven for murderers whom, with his vast resources, he rescues from the hands of the law! It is with this man that Austiline Thorpe, the beautiful fiancee of Martin Sherwood, becomes inolved. How this happens, and the final dissolution of the murder settlement, is recounted in a vivid and breathless story. In the culminating scene, Monty, famous explorer and brother to Martin, appears as a great character. A man of action and utterly fearless, he sweeps all before him, thus permitting a happy conclusion to an intensely dramatic mystery novel of love and crime in a vivid Australian setting' (from the cover note, first American edition).
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