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Picturesque Ceremony at St. Stephen's —Miss Dolly Fayle to Mr. John Weston. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
Picturesque Ceremony at St. Stephen's -Miss Dolly Fayle to Mr. John Weston. St. Stephen's Church of England was the scene of a pretty wedding on Saturday December 16, when Miss Edith Georgina (Doly) Fayle, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Fay]e, of Wangaratta-street, was married to Mr. John Charles Weston, eldest son of Mlr. and Mrs. Weston, corner of Swan and Stawell streets, Burnley. Both families are highly respected and old residents of Richmond. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Seafield Deuchar. The bride who was given away by her father, looked very pretty in a gown of ivory satin char meuse, with pearl and tulle trimming. From the shoulders fell a court train ornamented with sprays of orange blossom and her veil was prettily arranged over a wreath of orhnge blossom. She carried a shower bou quet of white sweet peas and water lilies. Miss Irene Mildern was chief maid of honor. She wore a dainty dress of ivory crepe de chine silk lace and georgette with black tulIe hat...
XMAS WEDDING BELLS. Bridge-rd Girl is Boxing Day Bride—Miss Connibere Podmore to Mr. James F. Douglas. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
XMAS WEDDING BELLS. Bridge-rd Girl is Boxing Day Bride Miss Connibere Podmore to Mr. James F. Douglas. Quietly celebrated, but interesting to a very wide circle of friends, the wedding of Miss Connibere Denton Podmore to Mr. James Ferrier Doug las, second son of Mr and Mrs. J. S. Douglas, of Coleraine, took place at the Australian Church on Boxing Day. The Rev. Dr. C. Strong performed the ceremony. The bride, who is the elder daugh ter of Mrs. and the late Mr. G. H. Pod more, of Bridge-roan, Richmond, was given away by her brother, Mr. Win wood L. Podmore. Tall and graceful, she looked particularly well in an ivory silk taffeta costume-full-flared: skirt and coat-with large hat in panne velvet and ivory ribbed silk; she carried a bouquet of water lilies and fern, and wore the bridegroom's gift, a diamond ring. Miss Vera Walton and Miss Flor ence Podmore (sister of bride) attend ed on the bride; they wore short white silk taffetas coat dresses with crepe georgette sleeves, and black ...
Famous Novel on the Films—Metro Production of Jaffery at the Globe. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
Famous Novel on the Films-Metro Production of Jaffery at the Globe. Final screenings will be given at the Globe this afternoon and evening of the Chain Invisible, and episode seven of the Crimson Stain Mystery. Emily Stevens is a talented actress and a beautiful woman. She will be seen to advantage on Monday in the Wheels of the Law. It is a drama with a strong heart interest and comes from the Metro studio. Rival Pilots and the eighth episode in the adven tures of the irrepressible Terence O'Rourke are other teatures. Founded on W. J. Locke's famous novel of the same name Jaffery, to be submitted on Thursday is an out-of the way film. There is a wealth of excitement, throughout the 5,000 feet, but the sentiment and pleasing gallery of characters are never submerged. All the qualities of charm are maintained throughout. Eleanor Woodruff has a congenial role as Dora. A welcome novelty will be a Metro-Drew comedy, Their First, and the Australian Gaz ette will be included in a fine sup...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
During the next 14 days we are going to shift all Surplus Stock- Price doen't aftel - We are o rB We never adve ring the nex 14 d we a goi to shift al Sur S - a o o g / -. W e n ever d- v ' - e lines unless we hold" very large Stocks. You come g and see W.ndow T-waday v g a but ' Morning. Hundreds of good ies on o tables rt aig up all ngh for. We epc. yo TH E PO1PULAMR KRAPE TOM STUART FOR LONGEST ODDS OF ALL. Wishes All "Guardian" Readers A HAPPY NEW YEAR. SEE HIM AT ASPENDALE TO-DAY. Reg. All Courses. Hear His Price Before Going Else where. A Squeeze-But What Odds! BILLY VANCE "THE RICHMONDITE." REG. V.R.C. and V.A.T.C. AND ALL METROPOLITAN COURSES. LONGIEST ODS & CIVILITY. ~~~~~u p2 , ~ ~--I nu - 7·l W :·~ ~0 , ·. ·· · .I k ~ v' (;.a · -. A L~3L~~I W Phna· ntai612 R I·N ~D 1.: FOR THE ASKING. Whatever Furniture you require can be had from the Richmond Company, ~oII~then on Payment of a Small Deposit. You can pay the Balance in Easy Instal ments. NOW READY S FREE OF CHARGE...
TUFTS OF TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
TUFTS OF TURF. 19171 It looks like a Big Gun year again. But during the holidays it has been good for the sharpshooters. "Cut out that blood-red battlefleld business," yells the editor, "it's your job to stick to the turf." "Yes, sir, but-but I'm sticking to it. What's that? You don't see it? No, sir; you never go to races--or you would understand-the readers wilI anyhow." Some rare old shells have lobbed in the Bar Vons' trenches since last we met in these pages, and poor old Pat. rick-Moses has crept from his dug-out limping very painfuily, and, of course, with a squeal on his lips. "Those bi cycle races again," we heard one of them muttering. Poor old bookies. They're still rid ing about in their motor cars and their solo game at the club is for a heap more than the odd coppers which you and I and the rest of us may gamble with at tram check poker in a ride to the city-but they must have th-ir little grumble. "We've got no hope," said one chap the other day. "Then why keep go ing...
AIR-GUN DANGER. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
AIR-GUN DANGER. (To the Editor.) Sir,-As my wife was cominm Lon: from Richmond station on Fr r evening about 9 o'clock anri p-a under the railway bridge, shi ree a violent blow on the mo01) fil cut her lower lip. She tool- a du shot (about No. 4) odt of her mT: She waiked a little way past the - office and caught two ho:s wit D)a air-rifles firing shot point blanl -r:r'. Swan-street. rlrs. Litchficl-d thrn: ed thera with the polico and the cleared oft. Nearly every Chnistw: accidents happen in Richmond o:a: to parents and others beinV at Idiotic fools as to give thou::M youngsters these dangerous weap It is about time that steps were E to prosecute tradesmen who- r the abominable things r ale also these who make prcsents ot r to small children. If a shot hd 'It a baby In the eye it woulo prot have entered its brain, and the rnth might have lost her child who knowing what had hsppeed to its Yours, ctc., 4ERBERT LITCHi'lET 44 Docker Strcet, Ricmo-d-. Januar>- L
THE DROWNING SEASON. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
THE DROWNING SEASON. (To the Editor.) The Royal Life Saving Society !· desirous of having classesa fornirl !!i all large towns througiout VIe. toria, and with this object in vie: ti. sociaety is anxious to get info torci: with members of tile public vh, would take an interest in thii r. work : forming life-saving classes thi!;n ":. son.- I shall be pleased to forwarud i erature free to all who apply, inc:hiri. ing pictoriol postcards givinx thliu v;rI ous methods of release and r:e:;': methods of the society. Drowning accidents occur mon:;ti. during spells of pleasure, in tih cc-., the broad river, the quarry, a crek or i a tiny pond; no age no sex no o!n:.: of society or occupation is free from . this possibility. During the past tn years the total deaths from droevnin:: in Vi-ctoria reached 1498. Yet thil; state of affairs is avoidable, and e::ry. body can make it so if they wil d,- . vote a little time to the m,!tlo,:: :: / i the Royal Life Saving Society. thi: promotion of the k...
A QUESTION YOU MIGHT ASK [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
A QUESTION YOU MIGHT AG SIf any of the business estab. ·i Slishments that you patronis" in . Richmond do not adverti e in the "Guardian" ask the princi .. X pals why. Are they doing their * + best for Richmond-the place .? ? where they get their money--in :.: neglecting to have some manner : Sof an announcement in the di. : Strict paper? The "Guardian" i= 9 worthy of the district-wo w.nt more of the tradespeople to come in. We can then male it .. Sbrighter and better still. :
Lending Library Much in Favor, but Attendances Fall in Municipal Reading Rooms. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
Lending Library Much in Favor, but Attendances Fall in Municipal Read ing Rooms. Indicating, according to the local authorities, that the public are less inclined to study or pass their leisure in reading than before the war, there was a notable decline in attendances at the Richmond municipal libraries. There was a falling off of 1074 in the attendances for the year, 10,649, at Church-street, and of 213? at the towp hall, 9791. There are now over 80 0 books in the two libraries, and 7,497 were lent to residents during the 12 months.
On Active Service, France, 7/11/1916. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
On Active Service, SFrance, 7/11/1916. : Dear Sir,--l have just finished ' reading your splendid paper, the : "Richmond Guardian,"and I can- *' Snot suppress my admiration for - the way it is got up. I am a Sprinter, and know what I am , * talking about. Although I am not a Richmond chap, I admire Sa good paper when I see it. The ' Richmond lads over here with me go wild over your paper and Sare very proud of it-justly so. . A Richmond lad named Jack - Peakin brought it under my no tice; he is the trumpeter a-taclh- - ed to my unit. I have seen thi= Slad, while our gunners wviere Sshooting at a German plane . Soverhead, and shrapnel was - * falling everywhere, run to the Spost-office, risking a lump of , lead or worse just because there -were some letters from home, and, as he says, "the good old . 'GGuardian'." Another Richmond boy who is with us is a chap .. named Cronin. Young Peakin Sand Cronin were both members : Sof the Richmond Harriers and .. . left Australia some time ago. ...
More Calves than Bullocks Killed at Richmond Abattoirs—Pork Chops Increase in Favor. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
More Calves than Bullocks Killed at Richmond Abattoirs-Pork Chops Increase in Favor. When Mr. Mark Morris, principal partner in the firm of Morris and Wil kins, wholesale butchers, decided to transfer his "killing" department from the Richmond abattoirs to Flemington it was unfortunate for the Richmond Council. They lost a good tenant. The sole reason for the transfer was that Mr. Morris was carrying on a large business at Flemington, and by confining all operations of his firm to the one place considerable economy was effected in cartage and droving expenses. Three years ago there were 137,783 sheep killed at Richmond abattoirs; last year there were only 71,408. Other killing operations fell in like proportion, notably lambs froft 41,116 to 18,499, calves from 10,466 to 7,588, bullocks from 9590 to 4168 and cows from 2143 to 1696. Pork has evidently increased in popularity in Richmond, or is it that more attention is now devoted to the killing of pigs at the abattoirs. The figures ...
"Gym." Girls of Richmond. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
Gx o Gr of2 RichMir d, Rl Pyramid Exercise to Display Strength and ? T?:.: i"?Top -Enid Hansen. Second.-Mi nnie Cox, Lydia Leroy. On F.-ii l.i.loor.--Gertie Gaulway, Alice and Elsie Musgrove.. Another Pyramid Group Shows Perfect Equipoise. Top.-Violet McLeod. Second.-Enid Hanisen, Maggle Curnien. Third.-Minnie Cox, Myrtle Burnett, Nellie Smedley. On Floor.-Mrs. F. Lewis, Misses Alice Musgrove, Gertie Gaulway, and Elsie Musgrove. Fencing is Recognised as Most Valuable Exercise in Acquiring Graceful Carriage and Keehness of Perception. Gertie Gaulway, Myrtle Burnett, Minnie Cox, Alice Musgrove, Eily Gaulway, Maggie Cumben, Lydia Leroy, Alice Musgrove and Nclli,: Smdly. PupBis of OEn7 mawicipal Gymnaistum in Auastisala Pictures by Talma & Co. ~P~a Dsss giPI~PS; ~ ~ -L- ··-- ~ ---·--r. · - r·· - · -r ·~np. ----------- ·---~8~~~1
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
- TCHELL and TA LOR AUCTIONEBRS, 281 Collins St. 'Phone 8555 394 Chapel St. 'Phone 1294 133 Bridge Rd. 'Phone 3908 Large List of Houses and Land in Every Suburb. FREE Rent Purchase Terms a Speciality. I. __________ o -M iAnother great Labor- . : Saver ! 'n Wash-day work is reduced by ..' ' .half, and all drudgery is abolished if the Housewife uses a SGAS- HEATED SIASHN P iR It is cleanly, quick and efficient, saves time and labor, and is a necessary adjunct to every modern home. ?' " S It means ":o copper fire to light and coax into a blaze, no dust, " ' ) " dirt or ashes. You simply light the burner anJ in 30 minutes the copper is boiling. PRICE, £4 ^ Have a Gas-Copper installed in your Home ! - Metropolitan Gas Coy. Ca and 196 Flinders Street inspect at the Show rooIn CALL TO-DAY 'Phone Hawthorn 1946. FOR A GOO D JOB TRY SWILLIAM MARTIPN, (Late of F. Monk), PAINTER, PAPERHANGER and HOUSE DECORATOR 178 STAWELL STREET, BURNLEY. (Near Bell and Co's Match Factory) Estimates Submitted ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
.1 THE FIRST MOST COMFORTABLE AND MOST POPULAR THEATRE IN RICHMOND. THE NATIONAL, BRIDGE ROAD, Near LENNOX STREET MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 9, 10, THE ALIBI (Five-reel Vitagraph Drama). HEART OF NORA FLYNN (5-reel Lasky Drama, featuring Marie Doro) AUSTRALIAN GAZETTE. A LEMON IN THE GARDEN (Vim Comedy). LUKE'S MOVIE MUDDLE (Pathe Comedy). THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 12 and 13; Also TOY MATINEE on SATURDAY, CHARLES CHAPLIN in BEHIND THE SCREEN. THE JUNGLE CHILD (Five-reel Triangle Drama). A MODERN ENOCH ARDEN (Four-reel Triangle Comedy). THE CHARM AGAINST HARM (18thChapter of Diamond from the Sky). RICH11OPNDi TIHEIATRE BRIDGE ROAD, CORNER GLEADELL STREET Under the Management of Mr. T. M. HODGES (of the National Theatre) Re-Decorated and Re-Modelled for the Screening of the Best in Filmdom Including the FAMOUS TRIANGLE PICTURES MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 9, 10, THE LITTLE WIFE (Five-reel Triangle Drama). LOVERS MIGHT (Two-reel Triangle Comedy). ON...
KEEPING FIT. What a Man Should Do After He Is Forty. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
KEEPING FIT. What a Man Should Do After He Is Forty. Why do so many men over forty break down? Vital statistics show that an alarming percentage of men who have passed the age of forty, and who ought to live to ripe old age, begin to fail rapidly and die, many before they reach fifty, and after fifty the death-rate increases out of proportion to the mere advance in years. Leading physicians have found out from census reports and mortuary statistics that the chief causes of deaths after forty are heart disease, arterio-sclerosis, Bright's disease, and certain diseases of the nervous sys tem. Now, these diseases are intiin ately related to one another, and have many causative factors in common, and, mark this, you men past forty, the two most common causes of these diseases are over-indulgence of the appetites and lack of outdoor exercise. Too much alcohol, too much to bacco, too much fast living-we do not need a doctor to tell us what they will do to a man past forty. But lis ten to ...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
Personal. Rev. G. E. Lamble vicar of St. Ste phen's who has gone abroad as .a chaplain, has cabled that he has ar rived safely at Plymouth. Dr. J. H. Langley Bishop of Bendigo, preached a fine sermon at St- %'o phen's last Sunday evening. He dealt in an interesting manner with the prospects of the New Year with re gard to the war and other matters. A watch night service was held at 12 o'clock, when the Bishop also attend ed. There was a large congregation. Mr. H. A. Newbegin, scion of :an old and well respected Richmond fam ily is another of the rising young men of this city to be launched in business on their own account. He has purchased the grocery establish ment formerly carried on by Chyno weth Bros. at the corner of Cutter and Swan streets Burnley. For 11 years he served well and truly the firm of Moran and Cato and it was a fine recognition of his ability when, three years ago, he was appointed manager of the Burnley shop. If they told the truth to-day, Moran and Cato would p...
Up to the Donkey. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
Up to the Donkey. Sandy Macleod and his donkey were well known in the country which gave them birth, and the two were on very friendly terms. Sandy would not have exchanged his 'cuddy" for the best thoroughbred in the land. Going out for a ride one day recent ly, he resolved to make his "moke" jump a stream. He applied the whip and the animal galloped to the edge of the bank and then stopped so sud denly that Sandy was thrown to the other side of the water. : When he had sufficiently recovered from the shock he rose and looked the donkey in the face. "Verra weel pitched," he said, "but hoo are ye gaun tae get ower yersel'?" SA preacher, accompanied by two charming young ladies, stood entranc ed by the beauties of a passing stream. A fisherman, happening by, and mis taking his occupation, said: "Ketchin' many, pard?" "I am a fisher of men," replied the preacher, with dignity. "Well, you sure have the right bait," replied the fisherman, with an admiring glance at the girls. "I have ju...
WHO IS MR. SHEAHAN? (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
WHO IS MR. SHEAHAN? (To the Editor.) Sir,--I noticed in your issue a few weeks back that a Mr. Sheahan was going to stand for'se!ection against Mr. E. J. Cotter, M.L.A. May I ask, as an old Laborite-Who is Mr. Sheahan? There has sprung up in the Labor movement a band of oppor tunists, and whenever a new name comes my way I am doubtful. If Mr. Sheahan has any special claims or qualifications outside "yap," and he or some other body will publish them in your next issue, I shall be happy to consider them in giving my vote; but up to now it's Ted Cotter's. Yours, etc., "AULD TAM." --: - . - %
A Broad Hint. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
A Broad Hint. A gentleman visited the house of a friend. The butler, an Irishman. acted very . kindly-towards him; Io: yaited .tronh-h. him at- driner, -brushed his clothes. and saw-him into -his, cariage. The gentleman, who, wa very piser ly, never offered to tip him; so,'Cs a :rer.mider;' Pafs saWif- .hfm:-.-.': E ', -:"Fanth,:.sor, if :ye -lose your purse on, the: way, remember ye didn't pul l it...o t here. .. Before they are engaged he brings her chocolates in fancy boxes, after wards she is lucky to get them in pamer-bags!
BIRDS OUTDO AEROPLANES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 6 January 1917
. BIRDS. OUTDO AEROPLANES. SAlthough of recent years aviation has made such tremendous strides,-the :feats of present-day aviators -cannot be compared with those- of Nature's flyers-the birds; in speed, endurance, lifting and sighting power, birds beat aviators every time. A common swallow, for instance, can travel in the air at the rate of 120 miles an hour. The vulture when swooping on its prey cuts through the atmosphere at -nearly 150 miles an hour. Some time ago a swallow flew from Antwerp to Compiegne, a distance of 140 miles, in sixty-eight minutes, the flight being timed by observers who returned the bird's average rate of speed at. 128 miles an hour. The fastest an aeroplane has ever travelled is 108 miles -an hour,-- -and this speed was.only obtained by build ing"'.a freak machine, dangerous to handle. Then, again, birds can fly for twenty-four hours at a stretch with out descending, even in bisterocs weather. After eight or nine.hourc' continual flyifig an aviator is- wea...