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The Kaiser WILL HINDENBURG SHOOT HIM? NEUTRAL ATTACHE'S VIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
The Kaiser . WILL HINDENBURG SHOOT HIM? NEUTRAL ATTACHE'S VIEWS. "If there is a revolution in Ger many, it will be led hy Hindenburg." This was the astounding statement made to a representative of the Mon treal "Standard" the other day by a neutral military attache with the Ger man army who has just come from German Headquarters on urgent pri vate business to London for a few days. "What I say is a fact," he con tinued. "If the Hohenzollern dynasty is to be overthrown, Hindenburg is the man who will overthrow it, and before the war is over you may see von Hindenburg the first President of the United German States Republic." I expressed my anxiety to hear his reasons for this astonishing forecast of events. Ripe for Revolt. "Well," explained the attache, "you see, Germany is ripening for a revolu tion. That you have heard; but Ger many is riper for a revolt than many people imagine. It is.not merely. that the mass of the people are suffering greatly, and are growing daily more discon...
Our Coalfield. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
Our Coalfield. By "The Pilgrim." The old Powlett district is still full of interest and some sad memories. Travelling to Wonthaggi by train, one sees the first of the coal country at Kilcunda and, a little the other side of it; the old embankment' where ,nany years ago the coal tramway ran. Kilcunda had two coal mines of its own-one in which the late Mr:. David Mitchell was interested and tihe other run by a co-operative com iany. They produ, d good coal, but broken, and not enough of it. The iirst still lives; the other is dead. The terminal statio: is Wonthaggi, a wonderful new town in a very old district, with suburbs, or subsidiary towns, scattered over miles of coun try. This has a most curious effect, much of the ground between the sub urbs and the town being vacant, and the explanation is equally curious. The town area was at first reserved by the Government from sale, and first-comers, refusing to take lease holds, 'bought the nearest freehold !rnd. Hence the existence of No...
THE REAL ANZAC. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
THE REAL ANZAC. There are plenty of slouch-hatted soldiers in town, Doughty and debonair, stalwart, and brown; Some are from Weymouth, or Salis bury Plain, Others have "pushed" in the Western campaign. Call them "Overseas Soldiers" or "Down-Under Men," Declare that each one is as daring as ten, Call them "Cornstalks" or "Fern leaves," all out for a fight But don't call them "Anzacs," for that isn't right. The Anzacs-their ranks are but scanty, all told-. Have a separate record, illumined in gold; *Their blood on Gallipoli's ridges they poured, Their souls with the scars of that struggle are scored Not many are left, and not many are sound, And thousands lie buried in Turkish ground; These are the Anzacs - the others may claim Their zeal and their spirit, but never their name. --London "Punch." There was trouble in a northern municipality one .day lately.. Candi dates were preparing for the annual election, and one worthy aspirant. was: particularly desirous of addressing the ratepay...
CHRIST IN FLANDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
CHRIST IN FLANDERS. \\W had forgotten You, or very near lv You did not seem to teach-us very. nearly Of course, we thought about You now and then; -Especially in any time of trouble We inew that You were good in time of trouble But we are very ordinary men. And there were always other things to think of There's lots of things a man has got to think of Il is work, his home, his pleasure, and his wife; And so we only thought of You on Sunday Sometimes, perhaps, not even on a Sunday Because there's always lots to. fill one's life. And, all the while, *in street or lane or byway In country lane, in city street, or by way You walked among us, and we did nlot see. Your feet were bleeding as You walk ed our pavements-. .. How did we miss Your footprints :on' our pavements? Can there be other folk asablind as we? Now we remember; over here inI Flanders (It isn't strange .to think df you in Flanders) This hideous warfare seems to make things clear,: We never thought about You much in England...
From Various Sources. ON THE EAST WIND. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
From Various Sources. ON THE EAST WIND. •Never the lotos closes, never the wild-fowl wake, But a soul goes out on the East wind that died for England's sake." -Kipling. i i'ifhe drinks had been round severai :i,,:s at Binks' smoke-oh one night ,ii week. "Look here, boys, I've ,, ofier to make," said Binks. "I'll i._c a silk hat to any man in the :(i,: who is prepared to swear that i: !as always remembered that he is :married man." There were no Ha.imants for the headgear. When Je boy went home he related the in ?iin.t to his wife. "Why; Harry," t. x exclaimed in open-eyed astonish u:.t., "didn't you claim the hat?" ;::,boy's brain always works quickly. ".\ ;ce fool I'd look in a silk hat," i 1( .aid.-Sydney "Sun." i.ord Rhonnda's appeal to the Brit i.i public to keep tame rabbits has iiee enthusiastically taken up by all ine smart people, and enterprising Idaisons are already offering driving coats, sleeping baskets and silk py jaanas for the little pets at prices r*'-'ing from two ...
OPEN COLUMN. TRAMS V. TRAINS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
OPEN COLUMN. TRAMS V. TRAINS. To the Editor. Sir,-According to a statement by Mr. E. Jones, a commissioner, the loss of revenue to the Railway De partment caused by the Swan-st. tram between Richmond and Melbourne is from £8000 to £10,000 a month. Is Mr. Jones in any way surprised? I venture to say he is not. The fare, first-class, from Richmond station to Flinders-street, is 3d. single, 4½d. re turn; second-class, 2d. single, 3d. re turn. The distance is one mile. With out a doubt it is the most expensive mile ride on the Victorian railways. Take my own case. It is my practice to accompany my wife to the city three times a week. Formerly we used the train. My wife, very natur ally, would not like Mrs. Busibody to see her in a second-class carriage, and I, being a dutiful husband, re spect her feelings. I always pur chase first-class tickets. The three return trips by train cost me 2/3 a week. Now we travel tram, make the same nurberiof trips, the cost is 1/ a week-and all trams are...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
WHEIN TH-E WA IS OVER SYour husband, -your son, your brother, or your sweetheart will return. What could be a nicer welcome for him than to see a beau- ± tiful black and white enlargement of himself hanging on the wall? We are slowly but surely capturing the enlargement trade in Melbourne. WHY I NOW READ THIS CAREFULLY. We go in for Photo Enlarging only. We have no side lines to distract our attention from our work, and our customers derive the benefit. We have brought photo.enlarging to a fine art. We make our enlargements live. WE DON'T EMPLOY CANVASSERS. We reduce in your enlargement what a canvasser would earn. We charge no extra for terms. Weearn. We ask no deposits. We cordially invite you to see our show. Lights up till 11.30 p.m. ~ - If you are in doubt about your photo., come and consult our artist FREE OF CHARGE. $ TAKE NOTE $ , When all other firms have failed, when you are bitterly dis. appointed, there is still that ray of hope, BRING THAT PHOTO TO US. 3 WE SUCCEED WHER...
Star Film at Free Recruiting Rally in Cinema Next Sunday Night—Two Hundred and Twenty-three More Men Enlisted from Richmond in First Four Months of This Year. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
Star Film at Free Recruiting Rally in Cinema Next Sunday Night-Two Hundred and Twenty-three More Men Enlisted from Richmond in First Four Months of This Year. The Richmond District Recruiting Committee's executive is arranging a picture demonstration in the Cinema, Bridge-road, on Sunday, May 20, at 8 p.m. The film will depict the life of a soldier of the A.I.F. in camp. This is an interesting picture. Camp life is not as arduous now as in the early days of recruiting, and no young man desires to leave camp life now be cause it is "too hard." The experience is the reverse. From January 1, 1917, to April 30, 1917, 118 Richmond men volunteered and 89 were accepted. The percen tage passed was 75.423; enlisted else where for Richmond, 134; total 223. The Richmond Recruiting Commit tee at its next meeting will consider the request of the State Recruiting Committee asking for co-operation in the disposal of war certificates.
Sister of Soldiers Weds Soldier, Too.—Miss Florence Wood to Lance-Corporal J. R. Maxwell. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
Sister of Soldiers Weds Soldier, Too. -Miss Florence Wood to Lance. Corporal J. R. Maxwell. The wedding of Lance-Corporal John R. Maxwell, A.I.F., second son of Mr. and Mirs. W. Maxwell, of Sun derland (England), to Miss Florence Wood, seventh daughter of Mr. Eli land Nurse Wood, of 71 Cutter-street, Burnley, formerly of Sutton, Coldfield, Birmingham (Eng.), took place at the jongregational Church, Lennox-st., on March 24. The bride wore a wreath and vell lent by her sister, Mrs. Hampson, of Adelaide, with a white embossed voile dress, and carried a lovely bouquet. She was given away by her father. The bridesmaid was Miss Ellie Wood, sister of bride, who was attired in pale blue. Private W. Maxwell, A.I.F., was best man. Wedding breakfast was served at the resi dence of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell were the re cipients of many nice presents. The bridegroom and his brother are both leaving shortly for the front. Mr. and Mrs. WVood have two sons and three sons-in-law serv...
ORANGE BLOSSOM. Well-known Richmondite Married at Albert Park—Mr. G. MacKenzie to Miss Penoliba Amory. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
ORANGE BLOSSOM. Well-known Richmondito Married at Albert Park-Mr. G. iVacKenzie to Miss Penoliba Amory. A wedding of interest to many Richmoud people took place at St. Silas' Church of England, Albert Park, on Saturday, March 31, when Miss Penoliba May Amory, fourth daughter of Mrs. E. Amory (late of Bendigo), was married to Mr. Geo. MacKenzie, second son of Mrs. A. MacKenzie, of Richmond. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. A. B. Rowed. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mr. A. Amory, looked very pretty in a dainty smocked frock of ivory crepe de chine, the bodice being re lieved with collar and vest of Limer ick lace. A wreath and veil were also worn and shower bouquet of white cactus dahlias. roses and maidenhair fern was carried. The bridesmaids, Misses Reta and Dolly MacKenzie, wore dainty frocks of soft white silk trimmed with silk shadow lace, and hats of white panne velvet. Bouquets of pale pink carna tions and autumn leaves were car ried. The bride's mother wo...
An Innocent Adventuress. Published by Special Arrangement. (Copyright.) CHAPTER III. "Find the Woman." [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
4n Innocent Adventuress.' 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 III. "Find the Woman." Hector Hampden felt as if he were living a nightmare as he stood star ing with dilated eyes at the body at his feet. There could be no doubt that Jenkins was dead. The ghastly, greyish-white face, the glassy eyes, and, above all, the bluish hole in the centre of the forehead and the dark nool of blood on the carpet, spoke eloquently, if silently, of death-of death that had come swiftly, instan taneously-from murder. "Murdered!" breathed Hector, moistening his dry, still lips and shuddering involuntarily as he said the ugly word. "Murdered," he re peated dully, still staring as if fas cinated at the ghastly face of the dead man. A clock on the mantelshelf chimed one, and the sound made him start. He jerked himself upright, shaking off the inertia of horror that had gripped ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
This Space is Reserved for LIV NUSTON BROS. ~-3 -'r~iY~T The Photo Enlargers 434 Bridge Road - -- Richmond 'Phone, Ctntri 1430. J. BISSETT (Late of Davies, Shepherd and Co.) 129 Cremorne .Street = Richmond (Near Punt Road Bridge) is in a position to supply all kinds of MOTOR FITTINGS, ELECTRIC COILS, PROPELLERS, Etc., for MOTOR BOATS. Engines Bought and Sold on Commission and expert advice given on: all kinds of engines. -' FOR ALL THAT IS BEST AND MOST USEFUL IN FOOTWEAR at MOST REASONABLE PRICES, TRY W. SY MONS CHEAP CASH BOOTERY 138 Bridge Road, Near Leaox Street A REAT SALE NOW ON Agents for Dr. Scholl's American Foot-Easers and Foot Comforts. ±Tel. Central 9132. G. E . C. INCHLEY (Member of the Pianoforte Tuners' Association of Viotoria.) TUNER AND EXPERT. In consequence of the owners having sold the Promises, 339 LENNOX ST., previously occupied by him for upwards of 20 years, has removed to 319 Lennox Street Pianos and Organs for 8dale. Pianos Tuned and Repaired. - T. GALLIVAN...
Dorothy Dalton Proves Her Powers in Chicken Casey—Good Things at the Globe. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
Dorothy Dalton Proves Her Powers in Chicken Casey-Good Things at the Globe. Lilian Walker in Indiscretion and Robt. Warwick in All Man are to be starred for the last times at the Globe this afternoon and evening. Coming on Monday is a fine Tri angle Kay-Bee release, Chicken Casey. It is a powerful story of the stage and the underworld, and tells of the ruse used by a famous actress to secure a role. Dorothy Dalton scores in the lead. Fay Tincher will be seen in a diverting Keystone com edy, Love's Get-away, and there is a good supporting bill. Thursday's programme is strong in human interest. All About Betty, A Human Way, and The Price of Fame are the features.
Non-Starter. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
. Non-Starter.... :Doyolu want m.to atch yoir motor~-' askeda.the' boy S-?s,.rieplied .r Chuggins. And ir itt tries to .-sta~irt u p and irun away, don't stop it'- HUller for me,? and I'll take' a chalce on overtaking it and. getting the first ride I've had foir three or .four hours."
NATURE'S GENTLEMAN. Home is Happy When He's There. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
NATURE'S GENTLEMAN. Home is Happy When He's There. I wonder why's the reason? Yet too often it's a fact, Our manners when in company are best. At home we speak in churlish tones, unkind and selfish act; But pander to the stranger and the guest. We make ourselves unpleasant to the Sones we ought to cheer; In private life 'tis self we think of most: Yet in the social round we fetch and carry here and there; We smile and act the cheerful, cor flial host. I wonder why'.we: do it? Surely, if we only knew , The isorrow and the anguish that we cause By angrf-iWords and unkind acts to thosd':2nvbhd love us true, ' We'd ponder ere we uttered them and pause? Let's make-a point with courtesy to treat the folk at home; To those who love us give our very best:. We'll surely gain in' manhood and dispel" a heap of gloom By treating each one as an honor ed guest. 'Tis little things: that count so much that sniooth or mar the way O' those who're joined for better or for worse. And !ittler habits, go...
RICHMOND COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
RICHIOND COUNCIL. Business of minor interest was transacted at the council meeting on Monday night The Secretary for Labor wrote re garding fire escapes in factories. The matter was referred to the building committee for report, with a view to ascertaining if it would be advisable to include such provisions in the re gu!ations. HIawthorn Council have a grudge. They object to "spruikers" outside picture shows. They are nuisances, menaces, pests-what you will. The I-Hawthorn Council asked Richmond Council's opinion on the matter. M.emories of Charlie Chaplin gladden cd councillors' hearts and they de cited that they had never noticed that the "spruikers" did any particu lar harm. The letter was received. Following upon the breaking of several sample bottles of milk placed in cool storage pending prosecutions, Cleverdon and Fay, the council solici toirs, wrote suggesting that safer re ceptacles than glass bottles might be provided. Providing that the analyst reports that the contents w...
WOULDN'T BE HANGED. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
WOULDN'T BE HANGED. Mir; A. E. P. Weigall, who has spent many years in Egypt, tells an amus ing story of some natfive officials. A well-known' robber was arrested at. a small station ~in the Sudan, and was prbmptly sentenced to death. The solitary. 'English officer in charge of the post refrained from attending the execution, the arrangements for which 'were left to the discretion of his Egyptian colleagues. A gibbet was erected, and about nine o'clock on the next morning the condemned man was driven up to it in a mule cart. The rope was.passed around his neck, the hiule was whipped up, and the yvic ±tI ism ; left swinging in mid-air. The officer, however, had forgotten to tie the mnian's hands, and he promptly swarmed up the rope' to the cross :beam, there seating himself comfort ably in the piping-hot sunshine, while the troops stoodl' gaping around him, the officer mopping his" forehead in an ecstasy of heat anid"vexation. No one knew 'wht to do.: They could not shoot the'man, fo...
Richmond United Friendly Societies' Rifle Association. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 12 May 1917
jRichmond United Friendly Societies' Rifle Association. Scores for the tenth shoot in the R.U.F.S. Shield Competition are: O.S.T. (38) 350 (J. Brearley 67, E. Roberts 65). Robin Hood. (10) 349 (L. Allison 70, possible, Taylor 69). H.A.C.B.S. (21) 342 (F. MIcMahon 69. C. Svensson 67). P.A.F.S. (13) 340 (R. Lowe 68). I.O.O.F. (13) 336 (A. Langdon 69). I.O.R. (13) 334 (R. H. Clark 65, N. Jungwirth 65). U.A.O.D. (32) 329 (A. Nuttall 64, R. Sniithwick 61). Aggregates :-Robin Hood 3451, I.O.O.F. 3401, I.O.R. 3400, P.A.F.S. 3390, O.S.T. 3374, U.A.O.D. 3372, H.A.C.B.S. 3363.