This Day in History: 1931-09-27

Mr Stanley Melbourne Bruce, formerly Prime Minister of Australia (1923-1929), and Mrs Bruce, Sir William and Lady Lathlain, Mr and Mrs Low and Mr and Mrs McGibbon visited Toodyay. The Bruces were on a week’s visit to W.A. A special dinner was held at the Freemasons’ Hotel (mine host Mr. Walter (Wally) James Wing). Mr Bruce was on his way to London to take up a Commonwealth Government appointment as Resident Minister.

Toodyay herald, 2 Oct. 1931, p.1.
West Australian, 8 Oct. 1931, p.23.