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ANTFUL BEN[?]MIN. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
Benjamin: Bird was a dever youth, whose knowledge had been gained by recent' eager ience. He stood on the edge of the kerbstone and stared up wards till a crowd gathered around him. There was certainly something to loo^ at, for a brave fireman stood on. the roof of. a high building gaz ing on the multitude in the street beneath. So interested did he seepi that he contiaued to-stand on that perilous height, for fully ten minutes apparently forgetful of his proper duty, that of putting out the fire. "Whatever is the fellow doing up there ?" said a gentleman, pointing '-':ywards with his umbrella. "'There [ m't seem to be any smoke." "Oh, no., sir," said the wicked ! " . njamin. "And 'e coul't do no [ Ynfe if there was, ? 'cos 'e's on'y a ; cl :mmy advertisement for our noo | 'ose-pipes."
UP-TO-DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
. UP-TO-DATE)..'". Captain Sparks bad just , b'eeq placed in charge of-the country fire station, and looked a very important (personage as he conducted a visi tor round the premises. This not withstanding the fact that the en gine resembled nothing so much as a street roast-potato oven joined to a village pump and other appliances which were neither useful nor orna mental. The visitor was duly impressed, bu& one thing puzzled htea. "Why," he said, "you don't seem to have either a telegraph or tele phone installation in the village. How do you summon your men when a fire breaks out?" The captain was equal to the occa sion. "Oh, that's simple enough," he re plied. "'We sends 'em all a pictures postcard !'' "The cook says she is going to leave," said Mrs. Weir, mournfully. "Are you sure she's in earnest ?" responded her husband. "Yes." "Nothing will cliange ber mfind ?" "Nothing." "All right. Then I'll go down to, the kitchen and discharge .her." "Do ,you consider Taylor's humo...
PRESENT DAY PLUCK. RECORDS WHICH SHOW WE ARE JUST AS HEROIC AS EVER WE WERE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
PRESENT DAY PLUCK. I ?a* CORDS WHICH SHOW WE ABB J«ST AS HEROIC AS EVER WE WEREH\ . Nothing, according to some pessi mists, is as good as it used. to be, and a very favourite score of com plaints is that the: present is an effeminate age-that the present generation is soft, and has little phy sical strength and no pluck left. For the purpose of refuting this ac cusation, the contributor has run through some files of English papers for the past eighteen months or so, and he has in front of 'him notes sufficient to make twenty articles of the length to which he is limited. Last June, a crane was bein moved along the quay at Work in - ton when it upset and fell into tin harbour, carrying with it the cran . man, Stephen Johnstone. When the splash was over, it seen that' the ? crane was upside-down, with ' only its wheels and base aboro the surface, and that the craneman was stuck tight with only his head above water. COOLNESS UNDER DIFFICULTIES Thomas Quayle, tha dock-master, dressed as...
ASSOCIATION. June 6th [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
ASSOCIATION. June 6th North Melb. Y. P. Melb., at N. Melb. Brighton v. W'mstown, at .Brighton. Brunswick v. Essendon, at B'swick. Northcote. v. Hawthorn, at Hawthorn Prahran v. Footscray, at Toorak Park June 8fch Brighton v. North Melb., at B'ghton. Prahran y. W'mstown., at T. Park. Essendon v. Hawthorn, at Essendon Northcote v. P. Melb., at C'ton Park. Kootscray v. Brunswick,, at F'seray. June 13tli Wiilianistown v. Northcote, at W'town Port Melb. v. Footscray, at P. Melb. Brunswick v. Brighton, at Brunswick. Hawthorn v. Prahran. at Hawthorn North Melb. v. Essendon, at N. Melb. June 20th N. Melb. v. Brunswick, at N. Melb. Brighton v. Footscray, at Brighton. Hawthorn v. Port Melb., at' Hawthorn Prahran v. Northcote, at loorak Park. Essendon v. Williamstown, at Ess'n. June 27th Port Melb. v. W'mstown, at P. Melb. Essendon v. Brighton, at Brighton. Footscray v. Hawthorn, at Footscray Brunswick y. Northcote, at B'swick. North Melti; y. Prahran, at N. Melb.
Football Fixtures. LEAGUE. June 6th [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
Football Fixtures. LEAGUE. June 6th University v. Melbourne, at M.C.G. Carlton v. Geelong, at Geelong. Collingwood v. Essendon, at C'wood. Richmond v. Stli Melb., at Richmond. Fitzroy v. St Kilda, at Fitzroy. June 8th Carlton v. Essendon, at E:M.C.G. Geelong v. St. Kilda, at St. Kilda. Fitzroy v. University, at M.C.G. Collingwod v. S. Meib., at S. Melb. Melbourne v. Richmond, at Richmond. June 13th Fitzroy v.' Essendon, at Fitzroy. Geelong v. Collingwood, at Geelong. Carlton v. Richmond, at Carlton. South Melb. v. Melbourne, at M.C.G. University v. St Kilda, at "St. Kllaa. j ? : June 20tli South Melb. v. University, at S. Melb. . St. Kilda v. Richmond, at Richmond. Melbourne v. Fitzroy, at M.O.G. Carlton v. Collingwood, at Carlton Essendon v. Geelong, at E,M.C.G. June 27th Geelong v. South Melb., at Geelong. Fitzroy v. Richmond, at Fitzroy. Essendon v. University, at M.C.G. Carlton vj be. Kilda, at St. Kilda. Melbourne v. Collingwood, at C'wood.
BEVERLEY V. UNIVERSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
BEVERLEY V. UNIVERSITY. Beverley had their first win last Saturday, defeating University by three points. The game was close all through, the scores being Beverley University g'ls b'ds p'ts g'ls b'ds pts 1st qr. 5 2 32 5 0 30 2nd qr. 6 5 35 b 5 .41 3rd qr. 7 8 50 7 8 50 4th qr. 8 13 61 8 10- - 58 University showed more dash to the ball first half, but, Bevs finished better and showed more system than their opponents, despite play ing with 17 men moat of the game. Eadie injured his leg badly and tad to retire. ' " , ' The best players were Kelso, Landman, Moore, Lacey, Enright, Rust, Harrison, and Kane (5 goals). ' Bevs play Leopold to-day, and after the match together with Leo pold jouwiey to Bendigo as guests of the South Bendigo F.O. A good programme has been arranged. A football match between the Burnley State School Old Boys' Association and Brighton' - street State School Old Boys' Association will be played on Richmond C.G., on Monday morning.
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
EATIfS TO IBEUM'I UII KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. ?. a. Letters-For every ^os. or un der 0 i Post Cards-each . 0 1 Reply Post Cards-each .... 0 i Newspapers-joss. 0 1 Additional 2ozs 0 0^6 Commercial Papers-2ozs., 3d.; 4ozs., 3V6d.; 6ozs., 4d.; 8ozs., - 4V£d.; lOozs., od.; then every 2oa«. to Bibs. 0 1 Printed Papers, otlier than newspapers-For every 2ozs. or under, up to 51bs 0 1 Patterns and Samples - For ' every 2ozs. or. under, up to Slba. 0 I Registration Fee 0 8 Parcels Post wholly by sea For each parcel of lib. «r OBder 1 0
FOOTBALL RICHMOND V. UNIVERSITY AN EASY VICTORY A DAY IN THE MUD. RICHMOND STILL PUSHING AHEAD. CONFIDENT OF THE HAT TRICK. RICHMOND 16-14; UNIVERSITY 5-6 [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
F O O TBA L LA RICHMOND V. UNIVERSITY AN EASY VICTORY. (': A DAY IN THE MUD. RICHMOND STILL PUSHING AHEAD. CONFIDENT OF THE HAT TRICK. RICHMOND 16-14; UNIVERSITY 5-6 As was generally anticipated Richmond had little difficulty in beating University on Saturday last The victory was a decisive one, the winners scoring over three to one obtained by their opponents This was better than expected, although. Richmond have generally managed to defeat the students with a good number of points in hand.' Last season against the same team they scored 83 points to 40 in the first match, and. 101 to 59 in the second. This however beats all others out of sight,' and is a record -for the local team." The team comprised : Richmond- Backs :' Richardson, Thorpe, Moffat . Half backs : Bet ties. Thomas, Danks. Centres : McKendry, Farrell, Reeves. Half forwards : Herbert, Keggin, May bury ; Forwards : Hughes, Hall,, Martyn. Followers: Nolan, Jamesi' Rover : Mahoney. The attendance was only fair, football ...
All Rights Reserved. VIOLET LISLE; OR, A PEARL BEYOND PRICE. PART 21. CHAPTER XXX. AN OLD FRIEND. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
All Rights Reserved. VIQLETIISLE; - O R. : A PEARL BEYOND PRICE. By the Author ot "All or Nothing. - - "Two Keys," etc., etc. PART 21. CHAPTER XXX. AN OLD FRIEND. . ?' What shall we do when your en gagement is over ?" That was the question which' Lady Westall put more than once to Vio let. The answer was one that gave constant anxiety to the devoted wo man. . " I don't know." Lady Westail was certain that the reason Violet did not know, or would not try to know, was due to some se cret, vexing cause, which, perhaps she was hardly aware of herself. Cer tainly she always answered not mere ly with brevity, but even petulantly, and as the time for the close of the engagement drew nearer, Lady West all could see that Violet, often sought the solitude of her own chamber and there brooded."" 'The end of the engagement came, and yet Violet did not say what she wished to do, nor would she agree with any of the plar.s made by Lady Westall. The solution came by ac cident. --One day Lady Westal...
PARCELS POST WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
PARCELS POS1: -WITHIN VIC TORIA. Limit weight, 111b. Limit of size, Ift -6in. in length, or Oft in girth aud length combined. Postage (to be pre paid by stamps)-lib. or under, 6d.:' each extra lb., 3d. The wamp to be affixed to an adhesive label, to be ob tainable at any post office, which label will be attached to the parcel by the postal receiving officer after he has .pertained the weight No parcel will ba accepted unless tally prepaid.
BAILED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
BATLED OUf. At the conclusion .of'the sessions at 9 provincial town, the legal luminaries indulged in a cricket match. A certain, well-known judge presently occupied (ho wicket, and so persistently did he display the stone-walling tactics . that his opponents despaired of getting him out. After a fntilr> appeal of " leg be fore." the judge said fo the umpire "I wonder if I am to be imnrisoned here until 'the nest sessions ?" He lmd hardly spoken when an extra fast hall removed the cross-pieces. "No, my lord," replied the with a sly grin, "you are ' bailfr
THE HORSE'S WONDERFUL POWER OF SMELL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
I ? THE HORSE'S WONDERFUL POWER OF SMELL. J!ko following, from " Horse and Stable," shows bow yepy kocn indeed must be the horse's sense of snieli; r^ '.'fhe horse will leave musty hay un touched in his bin, however hungry. He will not drink of water objectionable to his questioning sniff, or from a bucket which some odour makes offensive, how ever thirsty. His intelligent nostril will widen, quiver and query over the dain tiest "hit offered by the fairest fit hands, with coaxings that wou.'-J make a mortal shut his eyes and swa'low a nauseous mouthful at a gulp. A mare is never satisfied by either sight or whinny that her colt is really her own until she lias a certified nasal certi ficate to tho fact. A blind liorse now living will not allow tho approach of any stranger without showing signs of anger nqt"safely to be disregarded. Thp distinction is evidently made by his sense of smell and at a considerable distance. Blind horses, as a rule, will gallop wildly about a pasture witho...
P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
P.A.F.S. The Duke of Richmond Lodge, P.A.F.S7; niet on. Tuesday,.;2nd" inst., the W.M., ,liro~. "H. Wliite horn, presiding. Visitors were present from- Nos. 63,. 18, and 1. tiro. Brittell, ,W:D.iVt.,.was also present, Correspondence ;\vas re ceived from Newmarket re ..Dual Installation, and- from Glenferrie re Found Night, it was decided to purchase 10/- worth of tickets in aid of a South Melbourne dis tressed brother." The auditors' report and balance-sheet were read and adopted. Delegates re ported re Grand Sleeting held on May 28th. Three members were proposed. The dual installation of officers oL Duke of Richmond and Loyal Mignonette (ladies) took piace, the following officers being duly installed by W.M.D. Bro. Brittell, assisted by Bro. J. gcott-P.M., Bro. Whitehorn and Sis. Court ney; W.M., Bro. Eyans and Sis. Liddle; D.M., Bro. Moore and. Sis. Biddiscombe ; secretary, Bro. Aldred and Sis. Scott ; A S., Bro. Turpie and Sis. Turnbull; treas., Bro. Hatfield and, Sis. Liddle; Ch...
PACKETS, ETO. Preparation For Post. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
PACKETS, BTO. preparation For Post Packets may be sent through the port:-Without a cover.(but not fas tened with anything adhesive, such as gurn, postage stamp, sealing wax, etc.); In a cover entirely open at:one end or .Ide (if the cover be slit, the opening must be of the full extent of the end or aide, and the contents must be easy of withdrawal). The cover may beaJ the sender's uaiue and address, and the words " packet," " sample," or " pat tern,," etc. (as the case may be), " only." Packets may be tied with string, but officers of the department may cut the ?tring to examine the contents, and tie tke packet up again. Samples of seeds," drugs, etc., which cannot be sent a* open packets, may be enclosed in bags or boxes, fastened so as to be easily undone and re-faateaed. - Note.-If the above conditions bt not complied witk, packets are regarded as Insufficiently paid letters, and charged accordingly.
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. For the Information of onr reader* ve herewith publish thp 4ATES FOR PLACES IN V1GTOUIA. B. d. .erters-Half-ounce or under . 0 1 " For every ounce ... 0 2 f.xpress Delivery-..For each letter or packet, not exceed ing Sot., for flrst mile (in ad dition to ordinary postage) ..04 "'or every additional hnlf-mue or under 0 2 bate fee 0 1 .acketa - Commercial and . irinted papers (maximum ">!ifht Slbs., dimensions not ?o exceed 2ft. in length, 1ft (it-ptlj or width), .for every «». or fraction thereof ... 0 1 xttprns and samples, packets at merchandise, stc. (maxl aium weight lib., dimensions not to exceed 2ft in length,. lft in depth or width), rat# of postage for every 2oz. or fraction thereof 0 1 Books-For every 4oa. or un der, up to Bibs. ....... 01 vpwspapera-For each news paper 6 OH Sewspapers, magazines, and publications not published In tb* Commonwealth, 2o*.. . . 0 0% Post Card»-each .... . . . 0 1 Reply Post Cards-each .... 0 8 Letter Cards-2 for ..... . 9...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAMa. Town and auburbun, within ' orescribed limits, or within fifteen utiles from the send ing station, including address . and signature (not exceeding sixteen words) 0 I ' Such additional word 0 1 Other places within the State, except town and suburban, including address and signa ture (not exceeding' sixteen words) 0 8 «i-b additional word 0-1 tcrwtHte. i.e., from any one State to any other State, in cluding address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) . 10 Each additional word 0 1 Double the foregoing rates, to. be ?barged for the transmission of tele trams on Sunday, Christmas Day, and Oood Friday, and for "Urgent" tele grams. .. ..
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 6 June 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Note* may be obtained at auy -'oflt Office in Victoria. The following are the denominations of the notes, and tbe poundage or price charged for tliem :-la., %d.; Is. 6d., Vid.; 2s., Id.; 2s. Gd" Id.; 3s., Id.; 3s. &lt;5d., Id.; 4s., Id.; 4s. 6d., Id.; 5s.. l%d.; 7s. (Sd.. 2d.; 10s., 2d.; 10s. 6d., 3d.; 15s., '20*.. 3d.