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Wanted ONE HUNDRED GIRLS WITH SPANISH EYES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
Wanted ONE HUNDRED GIRLS WITH SPANISH EYES. By .Paul Henry Dowling in. "Every Week." WANTED-Five hundred " people for work in motioA, pictures. Apply at Municipal Employment Bureau, 9 a.m., Tuesday. This advertisement appeared- in a Los Angeles morning paper a few weeks ago; and at eleven o'clock a squad of policemen, aided by the di rectors of the moving picture com pany, drove away from the doors of the bureau a crowd of 4500 people who clamored and fought for a place to "work in the pictures" at a dollar a day. There were men in the crowd from all of the professions and trades; doc tors and lawyers, ministers and under takers, actors, and just plain bums. Some came because they were "down on their luck," and some because they wanted to see themselves in the films. Others wanted a joo, and wanted, it ladly; while still others came for fun;. or because they were trying to "break nto the gare." Within a short time a thousand men were hired, taken to a tract of open fields not far fr...
Driving the Point Home. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
Driving the Point Home. The small boy had on a recent birthday been the happy recipient of a cheap airgun, and, wearing an im provised helpmet, he sauntered into the backyard in quest of big game. He was soon rewarded by the sight of a fine "tiger" (in the shape of the next-door cat) enjoying a nap on the fence. Click! The dart struck the "tiger" and stuck. Puss hurried homeward, and with her went the small boy's ammunition. The next minute the juvenile sportsman was ringing the next-door bell. "Please, ma'am, your cat's been thieving!" he piped. "I thought there was something wrong when I saw her making a dart just now," said the lady of the house. "P'r'aps," said the small boy, "p'r'aps, ma'am, you wouldn't mind handing me back the one she used as a pattern?. It's mine."
From Various Sources. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
From Various Sources. "What is the plural of 'man,' John ny?" asked the teacher of a small pu pil. "Men," promptly answered Johnny. "Correct," said the teacher. 'And what is the plural of baby?" "Twins," was the unexpected reply. -Chicago "News." "Te Pana":-He was taking a thrip peny drink in a sixpenny bar, and was radiantly beautiful in noisy clothes. H!is black felt hat rested on his long ihair at an angle of 45 degrees, and "pro' was written large upon him. Ile addressed the bar. "See last night's :howv? A hit. Third scene went big. The old bridge by the mill. Broken rail. HIero and villain fight. Great, t t,!! you. My idea. Pointed it out to :I: stage manager, and he fastened on it... I was with Nance O'Neil; who? Hale Hamilton? Know him wel. l3etter'n me own brother." He it. at the glass and strutted to the door. "Great people these actors," :aid Ilebe. "So naice. Who was he?" iHim," jeered the press agent, "Him? Oh. he sells chocolates in the stalls!" ----N.Z. "Observer." "Ar...
The SEED of EMPIRE Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co., London & Melb. CHAPTER XLVI. The Deeper Meaning. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
The SEED of EMPIRE By FRED M. WHITE, Author of "The Day," "The Crimson Blind," "The Law of the Land," "The Corner House," etc. Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co., London & Melb. CHAPTER XLVI. The Deeper Meaning. It was little that the returned Mus keteers needed in the way of amuse ment or recreation just now, for it was only when the bow was relaxed that they began to realise the strain which they had gone through. The mere fact that they had nothing to do was in itself a luxury after all that they had gone through: It seemed strange, too, to get between clean, comfortable sheets, to sleep the night through and wake in the morn ing to luxury and comfort. Indeed, at first, this had been rather a diffi cult matter, but at the end of two or three days they were getting into it, and it was only then that they began to discuss their past experien ces. After all, there seemed to be nothing to say, and the things that: Nettie and Dorothy followed with breathles...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
G iVE THEN M OE'rhTHWNG THiY ICANNOT'F B[UY (ELSEHER)_ AN "INPOCO" ENLARGEMENT The permanent, lasting present and something that always keeps memory green. WORKS OF ART. OUR NEWEST! e nMY FLAG AND CROSS." aMelbourne in general, Miniatures from any and Richmond in particu lar, now know that our photo, complete with a Enlargements are faithful, gold-cased Pendant, Sole Proprietors in the true to the original. 5/6 each Commonwealth of the Artistically executed, fram ed and mounted. They're This item for a short Soldier's Memorial. superior, period only. The International Take Note of WRITE and we will call. OUR ONLY ADDRESS. '(. A. & H. A. Livingston) Phone Central 1430 and (L. A. H. A. Livingston) we will call; or CALL YOU WANT IT. 434 BRIDGE ROAD yourself. It will interest (Between Fraser and you. Hunter Streets) Richmond. - _ - +_. __ - - - __°_ ______iL.. . We re the i giatoirs ofo o We reverse the old problem of PAY to-day and TRUST to-morrow. WE TRUST you to-day and YOU P...
Expensive Shops ARGENTINA, WHERE THE COST OF LIVING IS HIGHER THAN IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
Expensive Shops ARGENTINA, WHERE THE COST OF LIVING IS HIGHER THAN IN AUSTRALIA. Does your husband complain of the high cost of living? Then let him have a sample day in South America. I here he would expend 2/- in a stick of soap for his morning shave, the rame price on a cake of Pears' for his morning tub, another 2/- for a tooth brush, 2d. for his daily paper, and 1/6 for a plain linen handkerchief. As for his morning egg-well, if any temperamental hen thinks her crea tive ability is unappreciated in Aus tralia, let her move to that Promised. Land where each egg will sell for 7d. This expensive scale is due in part to high rentals and taxes, and in part to the habit of fine clothing. For in the South American business world p?rsonal elegance is not a luxury, but a necessity; and, while in mining and farming regions you may wear shoes that cost only 2/6, in business life, if you would meet with any success, you must pay £2 10/- to £3-at least for your shoes, with the rest of your ...
NECESSARY EVILS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
NECESSARY EVILS. The first of the month. The end of a perfect day. The alarm clock. The hair-cut. The rent collector. The mother-in-law.. The sleeping-car. The debutante. The dress shirt. The noisy child. The country road. The popular song. The deoch and doris; '* . . . *'^ "- "*.A , "Beauty is but skin deep." "Exactly, but the girl with it has all the other girls skinned to death." -"Baltimore American." "What did the doctor say?" "He felt Jones' pulse and said there was no hope."-Dallas "News." This is the' plain tale of a man who' got-married against his will, and lived happy ever after. He blew off the slow train into the bar, and called for Johnny Walker red label, and asked the boss what he drank. The boss had the same. After years of agitation the Government of the time had let the contract for a work of great mag nitude that was to transform the smoky little village into a city. "Dick" -that wasn't his name but it's near enough, was the man in charge, and ten pounds a week w...
THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN—NEW STYLE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN NEW STYLE. First the .infant; but not mewling in his nurse's arms. Absurdity! Not even rocked! .But laid hygienically on a hard bed, and fed predigested food through a sterilised glass tube, at -stated intervals, by a graduate Baby Nurse. And then the schoolboy, proud of the fact that he has had his tonsils, -adenoids and appendix removed by some world-famed surgeon. Next comes the lover, with a ciean bill of health from the Eugenics Comr mission. Then behold the soldier, who has made his record in tests for the value of proteids and legumin as food in gredients. Next see the justice, on a diet; warned by his specialist to avoid late suppers, violent exercise, and to cut out pie and cheese. The sixth stage shifts into the com plaining limper, trying every newly recommended method of massage, and mud and sulphur baths; to get the chalk out of his joints. Last scene of all, that ends this strange, eventful history, is Grandpa, alternately swallowing pellet and po...
ALWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
ALWAYS. Whether she looks at a canyon grand, A mountain wild, or farming land; Whether she looks at a waterfall, A limpid lake or a. streamlet small; Whether she looks at a country lane, Or twenty-five miles of hill and plain; Whether she looks at a sunset rare, A river's bend or a garden fair; Whether she looks at a wondrous scene, Or a meadow flow'r of modest mien The maid from the city Cries, "Isn't it pretty!" -'Tuck." Hostess: Doesn't it seem a shame, Mr. Jones, that this poor little' lamb should have to die for us? Mr. Jones: Ah, yes, indeed! It is rather tough.-"Ideas." Apropos of the police spies who are sent into the country to.badger citi zens into breaking the war licensing regulations, I revive a New South \\alcs case. Police Trooper D- , stationed on the N.W. border, was call ed from his station to bury the body of an old bushman found dead on the track four days' ride from W- . He found the body and buried it. On his way back he was taken ill-and small blame to him. He...
Balmain v. Loyal Rose of Brunswick. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
Balmain v. Loyal Rose of Brunswick. Loyal Rose 25 and eight for 101 (S. Baker 31, Dinwoodie 13, Campbell 13, Leslie 12; W. Coleman 11 for 71, Con quest three for 22, G. Bayliss three for 14). Balmain 117 (J. Hewett 38, G. Bay liss 30, R. Harris 12 not out, McKen zie 10, G. Percival six for 31, Baker three for 24. Balmain won by 92 on the first in nings. Balmain will meet the leading team to-day at Balmain wicket, Yarra Park. Players to be on the ground by 2.45.
Richmond v. North Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
Richmond v. North Melbourne. First Elevens at Richmond. Rich mond team:-Allan, Mackay, Ogilvie, L. Smith, Gooley, Lovie, Hood, L. Stewart, Richardson, Bayliss, Rush; 12th man, Rennie. Second Elevens at North Melbourne. Richmond team:-Dondey, Wells, Sheppard, D. Stewart, J. Smith, Hill, Hart, Lyle, Rennie, Davies, Dickson; 12th man, Rankin. FOR PAINTING OR PAPERHANGING, INSIDE OR OUT Get A. . BSHEPHED, Tnee Decorator, To Give You a Price. WORK DONE WELL AND NEATLY. 6 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND 'Phone 6426 Central. L -DIZS' TAILOR N % LADIES' TAILOR MIS, MURPHY,9 (OPPOSITE RICHMOND STATION) 53 WANGARATTA STREET Ready-made SPORTS COATS, RAGLAI OVERCOATS. nnd GABARDINE COSTUMES. NINON BLOUSES in All Shades. Navy Blue and Black Twill and Latest Colors in Gabardlhe Costumes, from £3 10/ Ladies' Own Material Made Up. Prompt & Personal Attention to all Orders. Country Orders Attended to. 'Phone Central 4171. IX and Splitting Hair. Face Massage is Nature's A course f my Hair Treat Is it a...
A.N.A. Ramblers. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
A.N.A. Ramblers. The Richmond A.N.A. Ramblers visted Oakleigh, where they met the Club XI., and had a winning day. A.N.A. 49. (W. Barry 17, C. Young 9, A Jensen 7 not out). Oakleigh 9 and 73 (J. Temple seven for 3, C. Young two for 1, W. Barry one for 3). To-day the Ramblers play Yarra Bend Asylum. Members to be at Swan Hotel at 2 o'clock.
HOTELKEEPERS AND THE LABOR SELECTION. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
HOTELKEEPERS AND TH-". LABOR SELECTION. (To the Editoir) Sir,--We would be glad if you al lowed us to make a statement con cerning the comment which appeargd in your last issue on Mr. E. J. Cotter, M.L.A. for Richmond. You speak,.of opposition to the pre-selectiont of Mr. Cotter for the next State election from members of the Richmond branch of the P.L.C. because. he voted for six o'clock closing of 'hotels, ahd make the following statemeiit: "It is even said that certain hotelkeepers subscribed 12/- apiece as the yearly subscription of six desirable nomin ees." The Richmond branch of the Licensed Victuallers' Association de sire to make it clear to the' public that it had nothing to do with any such proceeding. It has no know ledge of any money being subscribed or paid. Therefore, your comment, to the extent that it leads the public to suppose that our branch is responsible. for anything that may or may not have occurred, is unfair. As a general rule it is safe to de duct 90 per ce...
THE FIRST TRAM "ACCIDENT." (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
THE FIRST TRAM "ACCIDENT." (To the Editor.) Sir,-I would like to bring under the notice of residents a case arising from a happening which may not'be forgot ten by them, though it very evidently has been by others. On the day of the trial run of the first electric tram along Swan-street something went wrong with the works, and a man, Mr. W. Hockey, of Docker-street, working on the overhead wires, was suddenly thrown to the ground. He has been a cripple for eight and a half months. The Tram Trust disputes his claim, and have not done anything for him. He has a wife and three children de pending upon him and is not yet strong enough to perform :-hard Work. Something should be done 4to enable him to obtain simple justice. Yours faithfully,. ., . ,; "A NATIVE OF RICHMOND." : _ .~ · ...... ,.
CRICKET. Richmond City v. Fitzroy Footballers. (V.J.C.A.—First Grade.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
CRICKET. Richmond City v. Fitzroy Footballers. (V.J.C.A.-First Grade.) This match was concluded at Merri Park last Saturday, and resulted in a win for Footballers by 16 runs on the first innings. Fitzroy Footballers 150 (F. Fontaine 39, E. Hogg 23, R. Wawn 21, R. Moles 18 not out, J. Freake 19, W. Murray 12; J. Hook one for 0, G. Drew one for 7, F. Parrett three for 34, Dr. Ros enberg two for 51, G. Pearson two for 39) and four for 41 (P. Jackson 14; Dr. Rosenberg one for 4, G. Pearson one for 6, W. Johnston one for 7, R. Campbell one for 15). Richmond City 134 (J. Hook 39, W. Hodges 36, W. Hepburn 18 not out, G. Drew 12; A. Ryan five for 38, R. Wawn two for 25, R. Moles three for 39, G. Holden none for 29). To-day City play Clifton Hill A.N.A. (winners of last year's second grade) on the Ramsden-street Reserve, Clif ton Hill. City players to catch 2.15 train from West Richmond.
UNDER THE UNION JACK [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
UNDER THE UNION JACK Richmond's casualties this week in clude: Killed in Action. Private R. Simmonds. Died of Wounds. Private W. R. Sedgman. Wounded and Missing. Private F. C. Ross. Wounded. Private L, Mullaly. Seriously III. Private W. F. Egge. Amongst the enlistments from Richmond since our last list are: W. Holland, J. H. Wall, R. N. Joyes, W. Renshaw, W. A. Warden, W. A. Cranston, A. E. Hoye, R. V. Lee. With his left arm still out of use, as it is likely to be for some months, as a result of wounds receive-I in bat tle, Machine-Gunner William J. Brown, who had returned to Melbourne a week previously, got another shock on Sunday night. His mother is the heroic woman who was p.nned to the ground for over an hour by the over turned tram in the "bolt" at Burwood. Gunner Brown is the only child. The father, Mr. Robert Brown, who was also injured in the tram smash, has been employed at Kennon's leather works for over 25 years. Gunner Brown enlisted in March, 1915, and went away on Jun...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 13 January 1917
Personal. Mr. Christopher Johnson, for many years foreman for Coffey Bros, coach builders, has knocked off drawing wages for himself, but is handing them out to others. He has gone into busi ness on his own account, taking over the coach and motor works of Mr. J. Wilson, in Church-street. There are few better known or more respected men in the "trade" than Chris John son. He knows every point of it. Dan White, the Auburn Co., and other lead ing firms had his services before the Coffeys shook hands with themselves. He planned and supervised the special work there. If a sound knowledge of all the essentials of the business counts for anything, Mr. Johnson will soon get ahead. Cr. Winm. Burgess has been joined in many handshakes since the announce ment last week of the silver jubilee of his wadding. As most Richmond peo ple are aware, the South Ward repre sentative is an Englishman. He was born at Belchford, a village in Lin colnshire, on Midsummer Day, 1871, and is the smallest of 'a ...