Mirror (Perth, WA : 1921 - 1956), Saturday 22 July 1922, page 3

Midland Matters.
'Bill
,

Ian

Spring-Heeled

Jack

sometimes brown, or
wear

wears

overcoat
never Mis

of
is
name

khaki hue, and

fails

dark to

sanosnoes.

face

always
pulled has
and

reached us from different numerous sources. Should his low tactjcs be con Junction Some Midland months ago tinued, he will have we of pleasure residents, and Bellevue more particu seeing his monnicker in print,, possibly section, were larly the female consider m the Police Court with news, an tiie over perturbed ably reported account of his practices. activities of a local Spring Heel Jack residents Although at the tjme many scoffed at tiie idea, it was given some prominence in tiie 'Swan Express' as must in these columns. We well as admit that we then put tiie story going the rounds down to the distorted imaginations of hysterical females who
.

At Work Again.

concealed well down
been'

by his Headgear being
over

Ids eyes.
in various

His

mentioned

circles,

has

perceive
on a

Jack

the

Bippers

in

every

bush

dark night. lately it has But been discovered that tiie stories were all make-believe, not antd if not abso lutely all tiie real facts, at least 'have a certain amount of truth in tiiem. .Some little time back a certain young lady, engaged to be married, went Walking on a jnoonHght^night with an other than her fiance. She was seen, and in consequence a received letter intimating, that the writer too knew much, her at a certain and would- meet spot to discuss tiie value of tiie informa tion. The' young lady in question, for tunately, informed her fiance and her brother, who waited for tiie bounder at the place of appointment, but he, with tiie cunning of his breed, scented trouble, and did not appear. at least three occasions On has this bounder in sandshoes sneaked around is prying on canoodling couples. What his object? be black Obviously it must mail. Therefore, we take this oppor tunity5' of warning those who indulge in tiie arts of flirtation in/ secluded spote, should they observe tills Peeping tiie head Tom, to hit him over with something hard and' heavy. What does he look, like? For general benefit, we can say that he is a burly gentleman of more than ordinary stature, about' six or feet more in height, and broad in propor tion, it generally clad in dark clothes,
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