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The Housing Question [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 13 June 1914
Housing Question A statement having gained cur rency that there were cases of over crowding in houses in Richmond, it was explained in the Council on Tuesday evening such was not the case. There was certainly one instance where M persons had resided in one house, but the house was let on the understanding that there were only five in the family, and when the owner of the house found out the true facts of the case he gave the family notice to quit. False statements like this were cal culated to give Richmond a bad name. Or Bell, while upholding the action of the Council in taking all precautions for preserving the health of the distiict in preventing overcrowding, and condemning in anitary and dilapidated buildings, pointed out the hardships poor people were likely to be put to who had not the means to repair their premises and bring them within the Health Act requirements. He suggested that the Council should take into consideration the desira bility of. advancing1 money- to such pe...
RICHMOND V. MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 13 June 1914
RICHMOND V. MELBOURNE Richmond li-11 beat Melbourne 6-17. . ' ~ ' On their own ground on Monday Richmond had an .easy win against Melbourne, who however showed out well in the' lit st and last quarters and more than held their own during those periods The third quarter particularly seemed to show Richmani's superiority and gave them a lead of eight goals minus one point The state of the game at its various stages were : 1st 2nd 3rd Final Richmond 1-0 7-7 15-10 14 11 Melbourne 2-4 3 7 4-11 6 17 Keggin Smith and Mahoney each kicked three goals, Way bury two, and Hall James and HngheB one each. A feature of this match was the re appearance of Dave Smith after his' long spell. Dave's knee gave way during his trip with the last Australian XL. and ic- was thought that he would never take his plaoe again in either cricket or football, but judging by his splendid play on Monday, the injured limb, 'thanks to Dr Rosenberg, has been put all right again. Martyn leads the list of Rich mond goal-...
Richnond Australian Give me the liberty to utter and to argue freely according to conscience above all liberties." SATURDAY, JUNE 13 Current Topics. Condolence. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 13 June 1914
f^ichmpn:! sgstraiiatj '' Give;-me the liberty, to titter and to argue freely according to conscience above all liberties." 'S,-i i TJIIDAY, JUNE 13 ^Current Topics. '5 ' . Condolence. The; bereavement sustained by Cr Alexander, whose sister, Mrs Marks and her husband, were amongst the victims of the Empress of Ireland disaster in St., Lawrence River. Canada, was referred to in sym pathetic terms by Cr Barcelo on Tuesday evening. In moving that a, letter of condolence be forwarded to Cr Alexander he said it was not necessary to speak at any length, They were all sufficiently conver sant with the awful details of the wreck, and they knew how poig nantly Cr Alexander was feeling his loss. Silence was more express of one's feeli'ngs on such an occasion Or Fear seconded the motion, which was carried in silence.
Roads and Footpaths. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 13 June 1914
Roads and Footpaths. The state of the footpaths and roadways is a source of frequent discussion at ;the Council meetings, and the possibility ol adopting some better material than the pre sent asphalt and tarred macadam has been suggested. I On Tuesday, evening a report from the Surveyor enclosed a proposal from the American West-, rumite Co., to lay from 2000 to 3000 square'yards 2in thick at 8s per square yard on either concrete or good macadam foundation, the company agreeing to maintain tiie work for 12 months free of cost to to.the Council. It was stated that millions of yards of W^trumite asphalt paving had been laid in Europe, United States and Canada, giving great satisfac tion, and a portion of Bourke street, . Melbourne, had recently been laid to the satisfaction of^the Melbourne City Surveyor. Cr Beachcroft suggested that the matter be referred to the Public Works Committee, Surveyor to report. Councillors however were not favorable in the present state ot the finances to...
RICHMOND RIFLE CLUB NO 312 [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 13 June 1914
The Richmond Rifle Club held their last Shoot to count in the Championship Trophy on Saturday, this being the third last Shoot in this year's syllabus. The conditions were 14 shots at 200 yards, to count in the Championship and Campbell's 'J^rophies. The highest scores were: Name. H'cap. Score. . W. T. Smith ' 3 ... 70 W: H. Smith 5 ... 70 J. Vile ... 5" ... 70 G-. Scott ... 3 ... 70 A. Tutt 5 ... '70 J. R. Sadler../. 5 ... 70 . R. Chipper .... ,8 ,; ... 70 . F. Moreton ... .8 70 - Paice ....10 T.t.t 70 - Irwin ...12 .... 69' G. Bell ... 2 "... 68 J. Nichols ...I 4 ../ 68 R. Lowe ... 6 .... ..Q7' "W. Jones ... 4. 66 S. Bell ... 10', ... 66 . Gr. Harrison 6 .... 65
Literary Association. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 13 June 1914
Literary Association. It is gratifying to be again able .to report that thfe interest and enthu siasm is still maintained by tlie members of our Society. Daring the past month we have been privileged to enjoy two particularly enjoyable and instructive evenings-the Aus tralian Night held on April 27th, and carried'out under the able super vision of Mr A. Grant, and the lecture on " Free Trade " by Mr Howden on May 11th- both of which -were largely attended and thoroughly appreciated. The syllabus items for June are :-9tlx, Ladies' Evening (social); loth, English Night (ar ranged byMrW. R. McLeish) ; 22nd, Lecture, by Mr Matthew Baird, M.P., We again put forth our stereotyped appeal to the elder men of the con gregation to come forward and help us in our endeavours to . promote in terest in this important branch of the Church's work. It is-to the men 6f riper years and better experience that the young men look~for the im provement ' of the mental faculties and the widening of their po...
Church Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 13 June 1914
' Church Jottings. From " Richmond Presbyterian," monthly organ of the Lennox-street Presbyterian Church: The Pastor's Letter. My Dear People,- . > I am beginning to feel tLat I' can call yon that since Mrs . Baird and I agree that the welcome accorded to ns could only come from friendly hearts. We thaiik you for it. We can be of help just in proportion as you take ns to your hearts. In this first letter ass you Minister, please let me say that I would like to strike Co-operation as the key-note of our work-"all at it, and always at it," will do wonders. Let us see if Mr Byers' hope, that the vacant seats shall be filled, cannot be realised. Let us remember that this is our Church, the Minister is our choice, the spiritual work is for our benefit, and our promise at the In duction was " to leud a hand." . I would bo pleased if extensive use was made of the Minister's Box in the porch. Is there anyone you know who is sick and has a claim upon us ? Pat a note in to that effect. .Ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 13 June 1914
LOCAL DIRECTORY. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. Tlie Senate is elected by the whole State. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Yarra . Electorate - Hon. F. G. Tudor, M.P. STATE PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. . Melbourne East Province.-Hon. A. M'Lellan, .M.L.C.; Hon. j. P. Jones, M.L.C. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Richmond Electorate.-Mr. E. J. Cotter, M.L.A. Abbotsford Electorate.-Mr. G. C. Webber, M.L.A. CITY OF RICHMOND. The Richmond City Council meets on alternate Monday evenings, at the Town Hall, at 7.30. . - f COUNCILLORS. Mayor, Or Gordon Webber, j.P. WIST WARD. G. W. Kemp, retires 1914. . D. L. Davies, retires 1915 M. Alexander, retires 1916.- - V NORTH WARD. ' 1 B. Flevill retires 1914. _ $;:??? ' H. H. Bell, retires 1915. 1 J. T. Street, retires 1916. SOUTHWARD. George P. Beachcroft, retires 1914; - W. Burgess, retires 1915. ? W. W. Gleadell, retires 1916. -?.. . -- ?AST WARD, Arthur A. Fear, retires 1914. - - 0. Morgan, retires 1915. G. D. O'Connell, retires 1916. : CENTRAL WARD. N 6. U. Webber, ...
FOREIGN SEAMEN ON BRITISH SHIPS. A DANGER TO THE NATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 20 June 1914
FOREIGN SEAMEN ON BRITISH SHIPS. --¥- . A DANGER TO THE NATION: I British sbips are no longer manned I by Britons. The hordes of foreign j ers who infest the service-Europeans i of every race, Lascars-Indians- and Asiatics -.-Chinamen, Malays, and I others of lesser breeds-put. up with | conditions so rough and so hard, and in some cases so filthy, that .not only will no decent, self-respecting British seamen now accept them, "but re spectable boys from good homes, un less driven by desperat'ion, will not go to sea. J At least 74,000 foreign seamen are employed on British merchant ships. | The presence of these foreigners in our mercantile marine is a stand ing menace to the nation in the 1 event of a war breaking out. No merchant ship'could be trusted by commanders of battleships to gi?c or convey information. Cargoes would be imperilled and our food supplies held up. The foreigners are holding positions that .should be, occupied mainly by Britishers.^ In\the overcro vdtd state of ...
ROWING [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 20 June 1914
ROWING . Since the removal of the local Rowing Club to aquatic "head quarters-Yarra Brink, City unique success has attended the efforts of the Executive in attract ing new members., Twenty have enrolled, and, judging by their physique and bearing (they average 12 stone) they will prove a decided acquisition to the old club. In cluded in the list of new names is W. T. Tonkin-a prominent heavy weight exponent of' the grappling art, who, with the Jenkin Bros., will make the Richmond Club a rendezvous of very prominent athletes. The club selectors request ajl; racing members to attend every Saturday and Sunday, as crews for Henley Regatta will be chosen at once. The annual meeting takes place on Saturday, August.8th. Luu^uo cxuu cuius, ijuuseiis piile^iii, UiJUj b UTllUUUU.
RICHMOND RIFLE CLUB NO. 312 [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 20 June 1914
The Richmond Rifle Club held a club shoot on Saturday last, the con ditions being 14 shots at 300 yards, to count for the Spoon Trophy. The highest scorers were :- ' Name., H'cap. Score." G-. Scott - ... 4 70 . R. Lowe -I- ... 69 JF. Moreton ... 4 .. 69, F. Paice ... 10 .. 67 G.Bell 3" .. 6S ' W. «ones ..i"4 6S ^ J. R. Sadler... 5 66 J. Vile 3- 64 1 W. H. Smith 2~ . - 63 ;. In a match between Richmond and Brunswick; S .men aside,' ' Richmond won with 506 points against 490. v The final Club Competition for the year takes place to-day at Port Mel' bourne, -the shooting being for Vice Presidents' and Campbell's Trophies. It may be interesting to note that Mr J. L. Nicliolls has won the 'Howard Aggregates of the Monthly ;Matches of the Metropolitan Rifte Club's Association, Jfo. 19 Union. His scratch scores for the year 19l3 14 were as follows :-200 yards, 64 ; ;500 yards, 6S ; 600 yards, 67 ; 700 ^ards, 60; 800 yards, 69 ; 300 yards, 6S; total, 396.
FOOTBALL. CARLTON 5-12, RICHMOND 5-11 [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 20 June 1914
F O O T B A L L. ; CARLTON 5-12, RICHMOND 5-11 The match between the Richmond and Carlton champions on Saturday .was well worth going a long way to witness, the tussle particularly in the- last 10 minutes being one of the most strenuous goes one could wish to see. ; The teams were ? Oarlton-Backs: McDonald -Tamie son. Uaykin Half backs : Caldwpll, Baud, Leehane . Centres : B.rown, McUregor, Clancy., Half forwards : Scadda.n, Cook, McKenzie For wards : Green, Oardiner. Rowe. Followers: Hammond, Haughton. Rovt-r : Sharp. ? ; ...Richmond- Backs : Richardson, Thorpe, B&lt;-tths. Half backs: Danks, .Thomas., Herbert. Centres : Reeves, Farrell, McKendry. Half-forwards: Arbrew, Ohlsen. Keggin. : For wards : Hughes, Maybury, Hall Followers: James, Moffat. Rover : Mahoney. - v,j Umpires- Field Elder; boundary, Kennedy, Johnson ; steward, Jen- j kins. --....!? j 'the changes in the' team' from the previous match were Arbrew. I &lt; 'hlgen and; Moffat in place'- of Nolan Smith ...
Lady Hopetoun Lodge, U.A O D. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 20 June 1914
Lad? Hopetoun Lodge, U-A 0 D. The half yearly business meeting of Lady Hopetoun Lodge U. A. O. D , was held on Tuesday evening There was a good attendance. Sis _ Browne presidiug, After prelimin aty business had beep disposed of, the secretary read the balance sheet, which was adopted ..The officers for the ensuing term were then . installed by tile D.P. Bro Fayle v A.D, Sis. Barden ; V.A.. Sis Pontin ; secretary, Sis. Parkee; treasurer. Sis. Green ; IG. Sis Goodwin ; 0.G, Sis. '"harlton; A.D. K's. Sis. Marks and 'ohnson ; V.A D's., Sis. Obarlton and Davies ; assistant secretary.;1 Sis ' Burgess .. On next Lodge nisrlit, 23rd inst . the members Ve given Sis Charlton a Kitchen Tea and Dance. All friends are ; invited to bring an article for kitchen.
THE LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 20 June 1914
THE LADIES. The usual fortnightly meeting' of LoyalMignone.tte Lodge (ladies) - was held on-Monday evening last at Oddfellows' Hall, Churcii street, Sister Liddle, W.M.. pre siding,. Two clearances uvu received, one member nuriiue. ?. and one proposed. Alter tin transaction of lodge business, the annual social was held. There . was" a large attendance, and a very pleasant evening was spent. On next lodge night, 29th inst., the s^'llabus item is " Egg and Spoon Race." Gr Flevi'l ha? evidently improved in liealtu by Ins Hcquaintance w^vli the countfy air 'of Miklura and Benriigo, hut he is not yet strong enough to do?mucli He is vacat ing the Buckingham-street prewiis-'s and rn-opens in a few days the okl established bakery business ; for merly Brown's) 123 125 .I'hnrch . street. ... ' ' .
[?] TO THE [?] KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 20 June 1914
' . i h'S TO-THK 1 &lt; ".!» KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. a. d. .pttem-For every or un der 0 * i"OHt. Cards-each 0 1 R#ply Post Cards-each .... 0 V Vewspapera-loss. 0 1 1 dditional*2oa» 0 0% mmiereial Papers-2ozs., 3d.; toz«-, 3%d.; (kiss., 4&lt;L; 8oza., tVjd.: lOozs., 5(L; then every 2oze. to Olba. - . . 0 1 Printed Papers," other than newspapers-For every 2ozs. or under, op to 51bs. 0 1 ntterns and Samples - For every 2oi». or under, up to Blbfc . . . ® I Kegintration Fee 0 8 Parcel® Poet, wholly by sea For each parcel of lib. *r oader 1 i
P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 20 June 1914
P.A.F.S. The Duke of Richmond Lodge, P;A.F.S., met. on Tuesday even ing last in Forester's Hall, Swan street, the W.M., Bro. Evans, in the chair. Correspondence was received from secretary of Car nation Ledge re social. Three new members were initiated, and six propositions for membership received. It was resolved that Bro. Lowe's name be placed on the Merit Board, and that a Cer tificate be presented to him. A sum of £i was voted for "purchase of books for the Library.. The Rifle Club delegate reported'.score 321 (Bros. A. Cole 66,. E.. Swan nack 65, A. Douglas 63, C. Bell 6r.) Members are reminded of the Picture Night to be held on Tuesday, 23rd inst., at National Theatre. The item on syllabus for next lodge night is a debate " Should Bachelors be Taxed " Lodge opens at 7.30.
PARCELS POST WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 20 June 1914
PARCELS P0S1 WITHIN .VIC TORIA. Limit weight, 111b. Limit of size, I 8ft 6in. Id length, or 6ft. in girth and length combined. Postage (to be pre paid by stamps)-lib. or under, 6&lt;L; each extra lb., 3d. The stamp 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 ascertained the weight No parcel will be accepted unless fafly prepaid.