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NO TIME FOR A LOAF. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
NO TIME FOR A LOAF. Some time ago, when a local corps was reviewed by the late Brigadier General Glasfurd, one of the officers was mounted on a horse that had pre viously distinguished itself in the bakery business. Somebody recog nised the horse and shouted "Baker!" The horse promptly stopped dead, and nothing could urge it on. The situation was getting painful, when the officer riding it was struck with a brilliant idea, and remarked, "Not to-day, thank you." The pro cession then moved on. - Sydney Sun." The young man who is not fired by enthusiasm will soon be fired by the boss. Commanding Officer (during sham battle): Your dompany is to charge across:that field and attack. the enemy beyond. Captain: But, I say, how about those three vicious-looking bulls in that field? Commanding Officer: Oh, that has all been provided for in the rules. Those bulls are .all supposed to be on your side. 9. .· A novel goods train was that seen during last week, when an engine drew fifteen trucks o...
From Various Sources [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
From Various Sources 'lhere is time for all things; but w\ can't always find the time. • e," said a lady of high social (iisinction at the Colony Club; "I dearly love a Bronx cocktail before tiniiier, but I never take one. The odor of the gin stays on my breath :or hours, and my husband doesn't iik.-> it." only too true!" stated Beatrice !!rioord, the society monologuist, dreamily. "The wages of gin is ireat!" --"Saturday Evening Post." .\ Ararat (Vic.) the authorities of ; ,,-reatL menial hospital made a !,r::ctice. which may yet be in vogue, Oi taking the harmless patients to ::.!:. of the amusements. The first visit to a picture show was disas i.:.. When the lights went out a .igure rose up in the gloom from the .;:cinity of the hospital visitors, and demanded in stentorian tones, "Any one here like their throats cut?" Al though the lights were switched on almost immediately, there was a stampede, and few came out of the rush minus bruises. It has not been found out yet if the...
An Innocent Adventuress. Published by Special Arrangement. (Copyright.) CHAPTER II. Love and a Mystery. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
An Innocent Adventuresg. By CHARLES PROCTOR. Author of "The Dice of God." "What Shall It Profit a Man?" "At Dead of Night," etc., etc. Published by Special Arrangement.. (Copyright.) CHAPTER II. Love and a Mystery. The Duchess of Dartmocr's ball was one of the great events of the London season, and the magnificent ballroom of Dartmoor House, great as was its accommodation, was un comfortably crowded. Everyone who was anyone was present, and the value of the jewels and the dresses on show would have ransomed a dozen kings. From an alcove Lieu tenant Hector Hampden and his friend, the Honorable Cyril Bertram, Under-Secretary to the Admiralty, surveyed the brilliant scene as they chatted together, nodding occasion ally to friends who passed. "Look!" exclaimed Bertram sud denly. "There is the girl to whom you lost your heart at the opera last night, Hector. Jove! but she is beau tiful." Hector Hampden followed his com panion's glance, and his eyes glowed as they caught sight of the girl...
Richmond Royal Maroons v. South Yarra Avocas. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
Rlqhmond Royal Maroons y. South Yarra Avocas. After a fast and exciting game, in which there was very little difference between the two teams, the Maroons won by seven points. Scores were: Royal Maroons, 8-12. 60 points. South Yarra Avocas, 7-11, 53 points. Goal-kickers for the Maroons were C. Watson (2), L. Watson, Keen, Strahan, Wakenall, Gissing, Hester.
Yarra Park State School v. Burnley State School. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
Yarra Park State School v. Burnley State School. Played on Amateur Sports Ground on Wednesday, May 2. Yarra Park, 13 goals 15 behinds, 93 points. Burnley, 2 behinds, 2 points. Goal-kickers were Ford (3), Perci val (2), Allsop (2), Cole (2), Crisp, Sindrey, Hawes, White. Best players for Yarra Park were Ford, Cole, Fercival, Allsop. For Burnley-Johnson, O'Halloran, Boyd, Vaughan.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
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Unemployment.—Little Work in Country Districts. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
Unemployment.-Little Work in Country Districts. The town clerk has received numer ous replies to his circular letter from country districts with a view to pro viding employment for men out of work in the building trade. In the majority of cases the replies are to the effect that there is no work suit able for men in the building trade in fact not enough to keep their own local tradesmen employed. In a few instances vacancies for farm laboring and maize-picking have been notified. The conference is to wait on the Pre mier at an early date on the question.
The Case for Labor ANOTHER LARGE GATHERING AT THE CINEMA. PAINTED WORDS AND PICTURESQUE PHRASES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
The Case for Labor ANOTHER LARGE GATHERING AT THE CINEMA-. PAINTED WORDS AND PICTURESQUE PHRASES. There is a peculiar element in a big political Labor rally which al ways makes itself felt. Call it a brain, a soul, or what you will, it is there. It characterised the gathering in Barrett's Cinema on Sunday after noon. Over 4000 people were pres ent, but they acted as one. They ap plauded together and hooted to gether. If they liked a thing they made it evident, and about all that big assemblage there was the sense of unity. An instance was provided by the speech of Mr. Alex. Taylor, of the Railways Union. He spoke well and forcibly. Opening slowly, he warmed to his task, and soon the words were pouring out. The stream flowed strong and long. At last the chair man tapped on the water-bottle as a hint that time was up. But the speaker was engrossed in his theme and did not heed. Then somebody on the platform trundled a little pebble out, but Mr. Taylor, pacing up and down, crushed it b...
Good Things at the Globe. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
Good Things at the Globe.-Bessie Love and Robert Warwick. Charlie Chaplin in his drunk film One A.M. will 'be the feature at the Globe. to-night. Lillian Walker will be seen in Kitty Mackay, an attract tive Vitagraph Blue Ribbon feature. Sweet little Bessie Love has a fine role in Nina, the Flower Girl, billed for Monday., S.e gives a sterling piece of work,.and the film is one of the most. charming yet released by the Triangle Co,. The House of Fear is the supporting feature. Robert Warwick in a virile out doors drama, All Man, will on Thurs day add to his laurels..
Friday Night Incident Swan street — Men Arrested on Charge of Uttering Forged Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
Friday Night Inrcident In Swan Street -Men Arrested on Charge of Utter Ing Forged Notes. Richmond has at various times num bered amongst its police constables many smart men, and it is evident. that the standard of efficiency is being well maintained. Constable J. Martin and F. Barnes are proof of this state ment. They were on duty in Swan street last Friday night when a com plaint was made that a shopkeeper had been victimised by means of a bogus Commonwealth note. The con stables took descriptions of the sup posed culprit and set out to scrutinise the passing crowds in the street. They felt justified in questioning two men who they had not previously seen in Richmond. The replies given by the men were not to the satisfaction of the constables, and- they were placed under arrest. They will appear at the police court on Monday on a charge of having uttered forged notes.
Notes from the Churches. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
Notes from the Churches. The anniversary of the Burnley Methodist Church was celebrated last Sunday, when able sermons were preached at 11, by Mr. C. Bishop; at 3; by the Hon. Samuel Mauger, and at 7,. by the new pastor, the Rev. A. I E. Wellard, when the church was packed. The tea and public meeting on Monday was very successful. The treasurer's report showed that during. recent years about £500 had been cleared off the church debt, and the financial future was cheering. During the evening an appeal was made for a supply of chairs for the growing kin dergarten; twenty chairs were do nated. hText Saturday, May 12, a Sun day school teachers' conference will be held at the South Richmond, Methodist Church, at 8 p.m., and will be addressed by Mr. Hulme. The pulpit of the Central Methodist Church will be occupied to-morrow, at 11, by the Rev. A. E. Wellard. The Rev. W. Beckett ,of Drysdale, who 301, years ago was a teacher in the Sun day school, will preach at 7. Throughcut the Methodis...
FOOTBALL FLASHES [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
FOOTBALL FLASHES By 'Turn-on-the-Light." Many are Trained, But Few are Chosen. There is quite a rush of juniors for a try-out with the R.F.C. No Alick Easons amongst them, but three or four are showing good football and will strengthen the side. Last Saturday's game against the combined Richmond District proved a useful pipe-opener. The juniors began at a great pace and kept their heads in front during the first quarter. System and condi tion then told the old old story, and the seniors ran out easy winners. Final:- Richmond, 15-11. Juniors, 6-12. The combined team. included four very ancient "juniors" in Billy Schmidt and James, of St. Kilda, and McKenzie and Conquest, of Mel bourne. They also had the assistance of Roy Taylor, Richmond's follower, as captain. Keggin marked and kicked in quite his old form, and should strengthen the team this season. Bernie Herbert was another of the big mren to show good form. Hall, Cronk, Maybury, Alessio and Richardson have all struck form early ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
Births, Marriages and Deaths. Killed in Action. SCHULTZ.-Killed in action in France, April 11, 1917, Sgt. Ambrose Ernest. Schultz (late employe of F. Fischer, furniture-maker, City-rd., Sth. Melbourne), dearly beloved third eld- est son of Herman and Ellen Schultz, 555 Bridge-road, Richmond, and lov- ing brother of William, Mrs. Miller, Herman, Alexander (on active ser- vice), Augusta, Charles and Mabel; also loving grandson of Mr. and Mrs. W. Simpson, 427 Bridge-road, Rich- mond. In Memoriam. NEWBEGIN.-In loving memory of our dear nephew and cousin, Frank A. Newbegin, 6th Battalion, killed in action at Gallipoli on 2nd May, 1915. -Inserted by Mr. and Mrs. Hatfield and family.
Anzac Button Day in Richmond. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
Anzac Button Day in Richmond. List of Lady Collectors. Ladies who assisted in the collec tions last Friday, Anzac Button Day, met with a good response from the general public. Results were:-Mrs. Deumer £17 13/6, Mrs. Turner £14 18/31/, Mrs. Emily Wilson £11 8/11, Miss Grace Harris £10 15/61/, Miss A. Horan £10 0/6, Miss V. Bleach £9 12/9, Mrs. Allanson £8 11/7%, Mrs. Harris £7 17/6, Misses N. and L. Lang £6 10/1, Mrs. Donnelly £5 15/-, Mrs. Swift £5 6/3, Miss Egan £4 6/31/, Miss G. Galwey £3 14/-, Miss J. Wilkinson £3 12/, Mrs. Fear £3 8/-, Mrs. Parker -£3 4/6, Miss Winch £2 12/6, Mrs. J. Wilson £2 12/, Master M. Swift £2 8/, Miss George £2 1/6/, Mrs. A. Vine £2 0/3%', Miss Irene Gibbs and Miss Madge Donovan £2, Mrs. Griffiths £1 16/9, Miss M. Pollock £1 7/6, Miss I. Green £1 0/9, Miss D. Keating 16/6, Mrs. Simm 15/912, Miss M. Rickert 15/, Miss E. H-allas 11/5, Miss R. Cann 13/1 K, Kennon and Sons Pty. Ltd. (per Mrs. Deumer) - £5 5/, Rosella Jam Preserving Co. (per the Mayor) £5 5/...
Sergt. Copeland's Night ANOTHER ROWDY MEETING. OLD LABOR MAN LASHES OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 5 May 1917
Sergt. Copeland's Night ANOTHER ROWDY MEETING. OLD LABOR MAN LASHES OUT. Long before eight o'clock on Mon day night there was a crowd in Bridge-road large enough to fill two Richmond town halls. The hall, as a fact, was only half-filled, but the doors were closed. Admission was by ticket. Sergeant Copeland, the Nationalist candidate for Yarra, had been deliberately hindered, disturbed and heckled at previous meetings, and his committee took this course as a means of ensuring that those who desired to hear his views should be allowed to do so. Nobody who was present at the preliminary meetings of Sergeant Copeland, called for &nbsp; friends and supporters only, can deny, however regretfully, that the precaution was necessary. It was, however, evident very early that a few of the loud-mouthed, unruly sec tion that had previously interrupted Sergeant Copeland had again con trived to gain admission. There was a warm round of applause for the sol dier candidate as, preceded by Ma...
Luckless Leiston's Ordeal [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
Luckless Leiston's Ordeal By Phyllis Martin. "If you please, sir-an urgent call from the Court. It's Miss Irene- thrown from her horse. Miss Agnes, er. aiint, is away, and old Parsons, who 'phoned, seems half-crazy with fiight!." .i .Dr. Maurice Leistou rose hurriedly frbm his solitary lunch, shooting out an few rapid questions as he made for the' Srgery. Two minutes later a motor cycle was chug-chugging valiantly un thet steep hill upon whose brow Atherley Court was situated. Maurice Leiston's longing to re visit the old house, where, in his uncle Henry's time, had been spent the only really happy days he had ever known was being gratified with startling suddenness. It was over a fortnight since he came to Atherley Bridge to act as deputy for Dr. Storne, yet no body in the district had remembered him save Miss Agnes, the austere aunt to whose guardianship the young mistress of the. Court had. been left, and the spinster's attitude at their chance encounter had been so frigid that t...
LANCASHIRE GIRL'S ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
LANCASHIRE GIRL'S ROMANCE. One of the most talked of women in America at the present moment is Miss Cecilia Manuela Wright, who, de sirous of establishing an aviatorial record for altitude among women, re cently rose to 5,100 feet and was in the air for fifty-two minutes. She is recognised as one of the most beau tiful women on the American stage. Miss Cecilia Wright is a Blackpool girl. Her rapid rise to fame on the vaudeville stage dates from 1912, when she was visiting friends in Hav ana, Cuba. A memorial service for the sailors who had lost their lives on the, battleship Maine was being held, and she volunteered to sing. Her beauty and rich voice at once attract ed attention, and after the service she was publicly thanked by representa tives of both the Cuban and American Governments. Later, when motoring near a village in Cuba, her car col lided with a cart, a shaft of which broke her leg, and the horse attached to the cart fell on her chest, injuring her internally. Captain C....
Joffre and Nivelle STRIKING CONTRAST. THE NIBBLER AND THE ATTACKER. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
Joffre and Nivelle STRIKING CONTRAST. THE NIBBLER ANDrHE.. ATTACKER :':. ,:. T-':he French fig?it: 'with the indoi?it .able valor. th-at '-we . knbow, 'beoause -uhey .are :fighting. ..to . defenit:id the:ir houmes and th.eir - acre. of ground'.- It is tnhe instinct of -possession,,g the fierce protective sense of the :farmer: and cultivator, who sees his life-I;ork :jeopardised and undone, his; 'arm cnd fields at the mercy of a barbarous foe. That is the Joffre spirit, 'too: Joffre-is representative of Fi?ance lbe causelie lhas sprung from: a pure stdct, Which, for geiieratioin?, i has tilled the ground.&lt; ,His oiiftheriwas a model hoisewife,' ordFerly anid econ omical, and Joffre iiiheritshei o-rder;: and her economy. : The Marshal's Forte. ,' j His forte is forethdught! He! thi~nks things out steadily, .along certain lines; he is master of his own.;des tiny, the. captain of his> fate.: He: :dis dains .flashes: of inspiration, the' sud den insight by which. some great:...
He Understood. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
He Understood. A: gentleman on one occasion, when instructing his chauffeur on the im portance of. driving carefully, re marked: "You need not keep such. a watch ful eye on grovn-up people, as they should; be. able- to look afte,.them selves; buit, whatever you do, mind you exercise the greatest care When: you see chi'dren and babies, in the -road." - ---- . ..... . : - " " s-eb"-?-eplied:?the-- chauffeur nonchalently; "them feeding-bottlks do cut up the tyres dreadful!" .She: Do you remember that you once proposed to .me .and that I re fused you? ..He:. Yes; that is one I my life's most beautiful memories.- -. i... .•: .. . . . • . .