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THE HORSE'S WONDERFUL POWER OF SMELL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
THE HORSE'S WONDERFUL POWER n " OF SMELL. .The following, from "Horse and Stable," shows how very keen indeed must be the' horse's sense of smeli: "The horse will leave musty hay un touched in his bin, however hungry. He will not drinlc of water objectionable to .liis questioning sniff, or from a bucket ".which some odour makes offensive, how jever thirsty. His intelligent nostril will widen, quiver and query over the dain tiest bit . offered by the fairest ol hands, with coaxings that wou.'-J sn.-ike |.i mortal shut his eyes and swa'low a jiauseous mouthful at .a gulp. A nitre is never . satisfied by either sight or ..whinny that her colt is really hor owi urttil she. has a certified nasal certi ficate to the fact. A blind lior-e uon 'living; will not-*-n!low the -approach o' any stranger. without showing signs oi anger not safely to be disregarded. The distinction is evidently made by hi senso of smell and at a consid. rnbl' distance. Blind horses, as a rule. w.l'. gallop wildly a...
Ladies' Training College. SUPPLEMENTARY SCHOLARSHIP EXAMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
Ladies' Training College. SUPPLEMENTARY SCHOLAR SHIP EXAMINATION, The annual gathering of the pupils ot the Ladies' Training College was held in. the spacious rooms of the co1 lege, 206 Flinders-street, Melbourne, 011 Friday, the 19th December. The Principal, in presenting her report, mentioned the fact' that. it was now nearly ten years since she instituted, at the Ladies' Training College) the sys tem 01" separate business training for the .sexes. - At the :OU'tset, they had en countered-a dear of prejudice, but'it now seemed to be more and more generally recognised that this was th» ideal method of training. Since its inception some ,6000 ladies had en rolled, every year showing an in creased enrolment^ and. they looked to 1514.16 beat all records. Thev demari-.. .ded- a very high standard'of efficiency, and that, perhaps, rwas the reason why their students were exceptionally suc cessful in obtaining good positions in "the city. The college is unique in anr other particular. Comp...
I.N.F. Picnic. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
,:RZ I;N.F. Piciiic. . The members and' frifcrids of 'the T. B. M'Manus Branch of the Irish National Foresters held their first an nual picnic at Heidelberg on Boxing Day, and a most enjoyable, outing was spent by one and all. Vehicles left Bridge-road at 9 a.m., and as the tick ets were limited, a large number had to travel'by train to the. picnic ground. Immediately on arrival, the youngsters were: presented with bags of lollies (the gift of Bro. J. C. Gardiner, Empire Confectionery' Works), and then 'races, skipping, and other games were joined in by youngarid old. The Board of Directors were represented by the High Chief Ranger, Bro. J. Behan, who ably officiated as starter for the various events.' Hot water was supplied free, as also the milk, which was the gift of Bro. J. "Ahem. The principal prize-winners- were: Ladies' Race-1st, Mrs. D. Sullivan; -2nd, Mrs. D. Kenny. Throwing" at Wicket-Bro. Wilson. I'.N'.tY 75 Yds. Junior Championship-1st, Master Sullivan; 2nd, Master Chene...
Floral Ball. MISS JORDAN'S PUPILS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
Floral Ball. MISS JORDAN'S PUPILS. J The fifth grand floral ball and dis^i play of fancy, plain, step and clog dan cing and singing by the /." o£ Miss M. Jordan's pupils at the Richmond Town Hall oh Monday, 22nd Decem ber, proved a great success. " There was a -very_ large attendance of par ents and friends of the pupils, and the, way in which the young performers went through the various items caused, general admiration. The programme opened with a spirited overture :by O'Brien's Band, followed by the Grand Floral March and Boston Two step by the pupils, which, from a spec tacular and artistic point of view was equal if not superior, to anything of' the kind previously given in this hall,' The programme was a lengthy and varied one, comprising pianoforte se lections, dances (plain and fancy), jigs, hornpies, ballet, and vocal items. The following took.part:-Misses A. Bray,' R. Grogan, J. Jordan, N. Cleveland, M'Kenzie, Williams, Prunty, Cousins, Hawkins, Sedgman, Sutcliff, Zacari, ...
Burnley Lodge, U A.O.D. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
Burnley Lodge, U A O D. The above Lodge held their usual iortnightly meeting on Monday even ing, 5th January, in the.Burnley Hall, Burnley-street. After the: business of the Lodge was disposed of, an ad .jp.urnment. wiis. made jto.'ihe spacious , smoke-room of the Grand Hotel, where visitors from the Olive, Leaf, Iceni, Gwalia, and Studley Lodges were en tertained at a smoke concert. The catering was carried out by Bro. G. Evans in his usual .faultless style, whilst Bro. H. Jemmett acted as musi cal director and provided an" excellent programme, which was enjoyed thor oughly by all present, Bro. Pinge ac companying at'the piano. The follow ing programme was rendered:-Over ture, '' La Tosca," Bro. Pinge and Mr. Norrie; "The Mighty Deep," Bro. W. Holland (Burnley); " Scotland for Ever/' Bro.. Walker (Olive Leaf); "There's a Wee House by the Heath er," Mr. Jock Norrie (encore); and "Sing a Song Like Annie Laurie," which' brought the house down; " Egypt," Mr. C. Morris, encore " My Hand...
TO ALL THE AUSTRALIAN STATES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
TO ALL THE AUSTRALIAN STATES. a. d Letters-t'or every %os. or un der . I . . . . . . . °'r . Post Carder-Stamped on Cards : 0 1, Letter Cards to New South Wales, South Australia, Tas . mania, i ti'ueeiifllond,' West Australia. New .Zealand* and Fiji . >.> ,, . ....... 0 2 Parcel Post-For every parcel of lib, or uiiiiui ....... 0 b Bsc. \dditi'oli:i!i iiiv ir under KATFSTO THE I'm UvH KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. - B. d. Letters-rlTor every.}&oz. or un der . 0 ' Post Cards-^ach . i'V 0 1 Reply Post Cards-^-each . ... 0 . 1;; Newspapera-^oss. . . .... 0 1 Additional 2osas. ........ 0 0^4 Commercial Papers-2oas., 3(L; 4OZB., Boss., 4d.; 8osa., ' 4^|d.; lOozs., 6(1; then every 2oce. to Bit*. ........ 0 1 Printed Papers, other tfian ' uewspapers^-For'every 2ozs. . or under, up to 51bs. . ... . 0 1 Patterns and Samples -For . every 2ot*. or under, up to Bibs. 0 V Registration Fee 0 8 Parcel# Po»t, wholly by aea For each , parcel of lib. «r aider 1 8
Kennon and Sons. HONORING AN OLD EMPLOYEE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
Keniion and Sons. HONORING AN OLD EMPLOYEE. A pleasing ceremony-took place at Messrs, Kennon and Sons on Friday, 19th December, when the employees met to do honor to Mr. G. Prince, who is severing his connection with the firm to enjoy a well-earned rest in the evening of his life. The chairman, Mr. G. H. Hay, stated that Mr. Prince had always proved himself a white man. When a member of the union he had always i been willing -and able to fight the battles of the employees, but with this reservation he always contended that ihe employer nad a body and soul as well as the employee, and that there were two sides to every question. Dur ing the time he had held his present position he always took the side of the employee where possible, but no one was harder than he on anyone who did not do his duty to his employers. Mr. S. Kennon, sen., then handed Mr. Prince, on behalf of the employ ees, a very handsome travelling bag, suitably engraved, and a heavy, gold chain and' pdrida'nt. Mr. Kenn...
PARCELS POST WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
PARCELS POS1 -WITHIN VIO TOB1A Limit weight, 111b. Limit of size, Bft 6in. In length, or lift in girtli and length combined. Postage (to be pre paid by stamps)--lib. or under, (kL: #ach extra lb., 3d. The stamp to be affixed to an adheslre label, to be ob tainable at any post office, which label will, be attached to the parcel by th« poatal. receiving officer after he has ascertained the weight No parcel will be accepted unless tally prepaid.
THE LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
THE LADIES. The above club opened the year on Wednesday night. Shooting, was start ed at 8 p.m., and the following trophies were shot for: Mr. Molyneux's and Cr. Admans', Mr. R. H. Clarke's, Miss L. Clarke's. The highest scores were: ' Hdcp. I Mrs. Sadler .. .... .. 67 .. 2 ? Captain-Barnard. .. 60 - .. > 4 ?'j \ Mrs. Dunlop.. .. .. .. 57 ..10 Mrs. Lowe 52 .. 5 Mrs. Schmidt ...... 61 .. 8 Miss A. Clarke ...... 65 I Miss L. Clarke.. .. .. 6s . . o Miss R. Barnard- .. .. 58 .. S Miss Harris .... .. .. 64 .. S | ? Miss Ashton. .. 45 .. 0 Miss Baker -.. 56 .. 6 Miss Roe.. ......... 45 . 0 Miss Hunter..-.. .. .. 58 .. 10 I ; Miss Jangworth 60 .. 8 "KEATING'S POWDER" destroys BUGS, FLEAS, MOTHS, BEETLES, and all other insects, whilst quite harmless to domestic animals. In ex terminating Beetles the success of this powder is extraordinary. It is perfectly clean in application. See the article you purchase is "KKAT INGS," i.e., with the signature THOM : AS KEATING on each tin, as imita t...
RICHMOND RIFLE CLUB NO 312 [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
The,. Richmond Rifle Club fired a club competition at Port Melbourne Ranges on Saturday last, the 3rd Jan uary, the conditions being 14 shots at 600 yards, to count for the Spoon and Championship Trophies. The shoot was also combined in a match with the Praliran club, resulting in a win for Prahran with 821 points, against Rich mond's 818 points, 14 men aside to count. The spoon was won by Mr. R. Lowe, who shot off with H. Han cock . for first place. The highest scores were: H. Hancock .. J. Nichols.... G. Harrison.. G. Scott .. W. T. Smith R. Lowe.. . ... W. H. Smith W. Jones.... A. Tutt .. ... J. R. Sadler .. . W. Clark.. .. The highest scorers for the Prahran Club were-Croft 67, Gilmour, 66, Can dy 64, Kestle 61, H. Alexander 61. Hdcp. 70 . . 1 70 .. 5 70 10 70 ..8 70 .. 6 70 .. 5 69 . . 8 69 .. 12 67 . . 6 67 10 67 .. 8
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
und Por-ni 'fit &lt;i hnn»ra THE SWA Oorcer 11. OHUECH aud S"WAK dIHKSTS KAST RICHMOND OAIU/r&lt;iN XXX umi XXXX ALE*. Pntrons will find eyury convenience pro vided tor ibom. . Counter LUNCH II. to 2 dmiy. Ril.t.i Saj^oon Itted u-itli nr... nf \'('(irl-'a :. .1 i v:''?' *. H»'Sf. tahln*.* . . ? TELEPHONE Na 2902 Rao.iny: . results posted promptly aftnr each race. ESTABLISHED 18B3 John Champion, Late B. Baker, Pharmaceutical & Dispensing Chemist, And Surgeon Dentist, 100 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND I M B B E. TIMBER. McConchie's RICHMOND OAsH TIMBER YARDS, BRIDGE ROAD, Corner Gardner St. also CORN BR SWAN and . BKIGHTON 3TS.. SOUTH RICHMOND. Building Material of every descriptiou - New ind Second-hand -at Raasonah!&lt;> Prices. Flooring, Rfd Gum, Oerannt. Lining.. Palir-tra, Bricks, Weathttrh.v-Hla, Drain Pipes, Saad, Hardwood Lime fiuilders' Ironmongery nail-, Hinges, Locks, flalvanired Iron, Ridging and Spouting. White Lead, Paint, Brushes Ironmongery O...
SCOTT'S EPITAPH AND ITS ORIGIN. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
SCOTT'S EPITAPH AND ITS ORIGIN. Perhaps the most interesting feature of the January " Life," which is . just to " hand, is a photograph and an ex planation of the origin of the epitaph which was written for the memorial cross to Captain Scott and his fellow heroes. It seems that when Captain Scott was leaving for the South Pole Dr. . Alexander Leeper, Warden of Trinity College, Melbourne, gave him as a memento a little volume of Brown ing, in which he wrote the concluding line? from Tennyson's Ulysses: "To strive, to seek, to find, but not to' yield." The little volume was dis covered in the tent with Captain Scott, and the members of the search party, considering the lines a most appro priate epitaph, 'carved them on the cross ..which stands on Observation Hili. Other interesting articles in this ex- j cellent number gro;-."The Greatest i P\\siness on Earth," in which Frederick Palmer, the war correspondent, tells how Science has robbed War of its romance; Mr. Carlyle Smythe's de s...
PACKETS, ETC. Preparation For Post. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
PACKETS, BTO. Preparation For Post. Packets may be eent through the post:-Without a cover (but not fas tened with anything adhesive, such as guru, postage stamp, sealing wax, etc.); In a cover entirely open at one end or side (if the cover be slit, the opening must be of the full extent of the end or side, and the contents must be easy of withdrawal). The cover may bear the sender's name and address, and the words " packet," " sample," or " pat torn," etc. (as the case may be), " only." Packets may be tied with string, bui officers of the department may cut the .tring to examine the contents, and tie the packet up again. Samples of seeds, drugs, etc., which cannot be sent an »pen packets, may be enclosed'in base or boxes, fastened so as to be easily undone and re-fasteeed. Note.-If the &bove conditions b* not e«mplied with, packets are regarded as Insufficiently paid letters, and charged tccordingly.
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. For the Information of our readera ?e herewith publish the 4ATES FOR PLACES IN VICTOU1A. ?. d. 'Otters-Half-ounce or under . 0 1 For every ounce ... 0 '2 Sspress Dpi i very- Kor eacb letter or packet, not exceed ing Soz., for first mile (in ad ditlou to ordinary postage). . 0 4 for every additional b«lf-mne or under . . 0 2 Gate fee . 0 1 Jackets - Commercial and printed papers (maximum -'fitfht 511)8., dimensions not . &lt;o exceed 2ft. in lntiKtli. lft (iiplb or wUltlii. for everj ?soz. or fraction thereof ... J i Patterns and samples, packets ' of merchandise. «jtc. (maxi mum weight lit.. Jimenaions not to exceed 2ft. In length, - lft in depth or width), rate of postage for every 2oz. or fraction thereof 0 l BOORh-b'or every 4os. or un- :~ der, up to 51be. 0 1 Newspaper*-For each news paper ? 0% Newspapers. magazines, and publications not published in tb« Commonwealth, 2o*.. . . 0 Oft Port Gard»-each 0 1 Reply Post Cards-eacb .... 0 8 Latter Cards-2 fo...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
UKL>U\AU1T TELEGRAMS. I'own and suburban,. witliin prescribed limits, or within fifteen milea from the send ing statiou, iueiudiug address aad-btHiitiLu#e-^U8W.xc-ccdius sixteen words) 0 V Cach additional word 0 1 Other places within the State, except town and suburban, Including address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) fi B Much additional word 0 1 . 'nterntace. i.e., from any one State to any other State, In cluding address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 1 0 Kach additional word 0 1 !>oul>l«-Uk? r'nivifninvr rate* to b iiurgi-d tut -tbf trausiuitiiiion of rnuiiK on Sunday. Gliriatuiag Day. tud Good Friday, and for "Urgent." teU grama.
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal No tea may be obtained tU uuy Post Ollice in Victoria. Tlie following are tlie denominations of tlie notes, and the poundage or price charged for them :-Is., %d.; Is. 6d., VW.; 2e., Id.; 2s. 6d.. Id.: 3s., Id.: 3s. 6d., Id.: 4s., Id.; 4s. 3d., Id.; 5s.. l&d.; 7s. 6d., 2d.; 10s., 8&lt;L; 10«. Gd., 3d.; 16s., 20a., 3d.
CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
CHAPTER II. It was a charming afternoon, and the poor gentleman's lovely daughter enjoyed it with all the zest of perfect health. After the first sor row for Martin Jenkins had passed away on the crisp autumn air, she tripped along more rapidly, now warbling the snatch of some old bal lad, now stopping to pick a delicate shrub, or reaching up to pick a leaf of richer colouring than she had seen. She passed out of the oaks into | the open sunshine of the road, and that delighted her as much as the shadows of the wood had done. Every thing was a source of pleasure to Violet. She looked up laughingly at a squirrel that sat; watching her from his lofty perch ; she called a merry good-bye to a rabbit that da shad in a panic across the road in to the shelter of the woods. At the little bridge over the brook she stopped and leaned qn thfe rail, searching the dancing waters for a darting trout that had its lair under a rock there ; but the trout would not com* forth, and she started on agai...
Disastrous Fire. "RICHMOND GUARDIAN" OFFICE BURNT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
Disastrous Fire. "RICHMOND GUARDIAN" Ofy F1CE BURNT. "Fire is a good friend but, a bad master."' Its mastery was asserted in no uncertain manner on Friday, 2nd ... inst., at the "Guardian" office, Len nox-street, a fine, substantial brick : building being wrecked and splendid, up-to-date printing plant destroyed. The machinery included two quad crown iiouble royal fine new Meihle two-revolution and two platen presses, linotypes, gas engine, and electric mo tors, besides a large quantity of type, stereos, ink, paper, and other accesor ies of a well-equipped printing cstab lishent. The whole were enveloped in flames in an incredibly short space of time, the flames shooting through the roof - and windows, in a few minutes from'. the first alarm, and within half an hour the interior of the building was a complete ruin, type being con verted into molten metal, reams of paper vanished into smoke, and all the ' woodwork of the.machines and build ing converted into ashes. A large , body of ...