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All Rights Reserved. VIOLET LISLE; OR, A PEARL BEYOND PRICE. PART 3 [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
Ml All Rights Reserved. VIOLET LISLE; O R, A PEARL BEYOND PRICE. * By the Author of "All or Nothing," "Two Keys," etc., etc. j PART 3 . " And how long have jou known', this paragon ?" "Eh.?" ejaculated Guy, suddenly turning on the low stool upon which lie was sitting. "Not angry with me, mother? Why, mother mine, I did not mean to make a secret of it with you. Do not feel hurt at that. I wish now I had told you first as I intended." " I wish you had, Guy ; but I hopa it is not too late now." ; " Too late ! Not if you feel as I feel." ' . " Oh, Guy, my guileless Guy ! can't you see why you kept from me this "secret? Why any other man than you would have gone on to the end keeping the secret?" " Not so guileless, mother," said Guy, with a slight smile. " But what do you mean ? I don't undei stand." " No, hut you will when I bring my worldly wisdom to hear upon it, ..and explain it to you." . Guy smiled again. The superiority of his mother's worldly wisdom over his was one of the thing...
EIGHTEEN CENTURIES OLD. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
EIGHTEEN UENTUIUES OLD. During some important excavations undertaken at Mount Cavo, in the Roman Campagna, in the hope of tracing an -ancient temple, devoted I to-Jupiter; the diggers struck upon an extensive second century ceme tery, which hud evidently been plan ned out on the surface of ti gigan tic landslip on the side of the mountain caused l)y. earthquakes. - which had buried the older existing buildings. A 'giant warrior, or gladiator, clad in iron armour, was discovered, in one of the tombs, which was cover ed with big tiles taken from tii^ Temple of Tiberius. & number ci bronze coins bearing elligy oi -the Empress Faustina* 4n addition to a quantity of rings, safety-pins, and brooches of a very jearly period a terracotta elephant's head, an:' .7 f ragmen tapy vase containing scjiptions were also found.
PACKETS, ETC. Preparation For Post. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
PACKETS, JDTO. preparation For Post. Packets may be eeut through the post:-Without a cover (but not fas tened with anything adhesive, such as gam, postage stamp, sealing wax, etc.); in a cover entirely open at one end or aide (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 bear the sender's name 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, fciamples 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-fastened. Note.-If the above conditions l>« not compiled with, packets are regarded as Insufficiently paid letters, and charged accordingly.
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. For the Information of our reader* we herewith publish the ftATBS FOB PLACES IN V1CTOK1A. ~ a. d. (&lt;ettere-Half-ounce or under . 0 1 " ' For every ounce ... 0 2 .express Delivery-For each letter or packet, not exceed InK 8oz" for first mile (In ad dition to ordinary postage). . 0 4 Vor «very additional hnlf-miie or under 0 2 Late fee 0 1 .PacketsCommercial and - printed .papers (maximum : "feight Gibs., dimensions not ffi exceed 2ft. in length, 1ft depth or width), for every 20*. or fraction thereof ... 0 1 Patterns and samples, packets of merchandise, stc. (maxUt, mum weight 111k, dimensions ' . uot to exceed 2ft In length, - - ~lft. in depth: or width), rata r-of .postage for every" 2ojs. or fraction thereof . 0 1 Books-For every 4o*. or un der, up to 51b*. 0 1 Newspaper*-For each newc pap«r C Oft Newspapers, magailnao, and publications not published in the Cammauwealth, 2o*.. . . 0 0% Post Cards-each 0 1 Reply Post Carls-each .... 0 8 Latter Carda-2...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
ORDINARY TELEGUAMa. m. A. Cown and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within . fifteen miles from tlie send ing station, including address - - and signature (not exceeding sixteen words) fl fl i&acli additional word i 1 . Other placas within the Stats, except town and suburban, Including address aud signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 8 S . Bach additional word 0 1 Interstate, i.e., from any one State to any other State, 1m cluding address and signa- - ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 1 0 Bach additional word ..... 0 1 Double the foregoing rates to be charged for the transmission of tele grams on Sunday, Christmas Day, and Good Friday, and for "Urgent" tele grams.
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Note* may be obtained at any Poet Office in Victoria. Tke following are the denominations . of the notes, and tiie poundage or price charged for tliem :-la., %d.; Is. (id., VJd.; 2a., Id.; 2a. 6d., Id.; 3s., Id.; 3s. 6d.,l&lt;L; 4b., Id.; 4s. (id., Id.; 6a., l&L; 7s.6d., 2d.; 10B., Sd.; 10a. Gd., 3d.; 15s., 20a., 3d.
THE TEAMSTER. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
. THB;®ISAMSTEK. This is a mail who- has saved £500 or: vIIOOO? and: gefs someone" to "back hirir up^ fbi' XI,000, which ho' lays out on 24 horses' or 18 camels: aricl;' a great .waggon. ,tle ;.\yill doj a regular trip"of perhaps 200 miles1 caeh way, and carry about- eight tons, his charge is tin u dry season) £7 per t,pn .per/.miles.- ~Thisjlie willdo --iii ' cQjouf'', a ,'wfeeky and if He is a steady, sober fellow and has decent' luck, he will have paid ????his-. det)ts in the first year, and be mak ing about ::So00 per annum pmnt. He can. greatlyjadd 'to- his makings by selling whisky at 10s. per buttle,, , (he:.paying about is. (id. tor it), ; which will be snapped, up like wild fire by shearer's; station - hands, ; rousenl^outsj, l^ojindary. .riders,-- etc,--.. ''it is" a strenuous life, sleeping by the waggon,; cook-Wig.' "own meals, finding the horses each njorning (they, having l;ee-.,i.;|jeUe(!>>riaitd'Iftibbled the 'ni^ht before and turned loose to fe;d), - load in'g...
State Schools [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
State Schools "Thank goodness!" This tvilP be the exclamation of- parents generally when the State Schools open on Tuesday next after -five', weeks Christmas vacation. Whether teachers and scholars ..will be -as pleased is doubtful. But they have had a good long." spell and. should feel all the better for it.
THE KANG AROOER. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
THE aCANG AR0OER. This is a man who makes a good living out of tkaugaroo skins. -JLknow several of these fellows, who 'fire married, and- keep -their, wives -.with' them, though why this type'should marry and . Uieuoregojng' ,-Uvo types do not "i 'cSuinpt. tell. :-.,lle lives- a life ' verj»'" "hilidh' on the plan, of : the imple.lifqr, bulv more, energetic:: At ;;.feltt he, is to -be" louucl-(watching a He';- hole," ' or the troughs . from ^ a windiiiili, or , at-.a -water hole) en scons'ed\-among', the bushes.'- ? > ' :'11io.)kan'gaiio6s-. -cbnie to drink in ones'; 'tw^s1;'-and*'threes, and he lets ;rv' with';;; a "^Hfot "gun,or rijle right', into' the'-'thic^fif 'theni:1 "yVfter a dis luvrg(B-'-!-the "'^ro'ccaH'lje seen run ning, jum[)iug, stumbling, and fall-. ing--~in---all-''??"itfrei:tiioiiS,''"'v sometimes jumping sideways and dragging- a broken leg. or tail, '.overbalancing, rtHjJ .perroVni)dg;iall jkot'.ts';i>f 's'oiuer uaults. T!ie rover rushes up, hits one after an...
"Life." [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
?, f " Life!". ; 1- Of whrtt"h"))ght~b^,ciu;&lt;..- tlie.;Oiitsl'lti' tea t u res' br.'.' Lfi'ej'',j.i^eVuiust; ii&lt;Jlui>lts j'fli'is niontli' are -a' "fine review, of. (in:. i story i of "Seot-t's^ jbiu,'ne.y tp'.the * S.oijcii I'oje. published by'Suiitlf,.T3.lii.Vt' jyitL . Co.i- and.-au-aimisnaU offer J-'Veoiiuec-. . Uoii; with-. Captain Aiiinu.iipro posed; drift to> t>U"i North* I'ole. Ovp tain AuiiiihISEU, iii order to augment . the;;ftinds riR'euss?ir.v v10 f jaquip this ex*; . -pediUnn, hnw-persiinOotr tlio postal, au ?fhorities of' tlie1!world to cqnstnt; Jo, -.the.- issue -Of . special post cards, which .will be taken to'-the xsorth Pole, iliero stamped with « special iwstmark, and pcisir l to any person *iri any jtart ,o.f tlie worltf who cares to pay is. (i.1. rdr tli«; privilege: .Tlie publisher of ' |j&lt;fo7 and " Evwylnd.v's Journal'" lias l»';&lt;,'ii asked to take charge of those pos\; cards which . are allotted to Australi...
THE FOSSIKER. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
THK FOSSIKEK. The Ashburton Itiver goes well in to the gold- belt: ami up and down among the numerous quartz*'* hills will be lounil solitary fellows (gen erally old prospectors and ' miners) who spend the greater-part of their life fossiking for gold, silver, cop per/lead. etc. Thev call, as a rjiie;. easily find enough allnvuil^'tb^lieep" them going, but-their-hope, is to come across.: a. riclr: luul, and they may be sei>n picking away at a "leader" trying to find the reef or seam. These men know of ililTerent" "show.s" which are workable best. (luring'.Md'ilTerent -Reasons/. some-rafter rain, for instance; ^Sometimes- tlieyv. strike . it -rich," peg: oVit tlieir . claim/ and sell;'.to . a' - company- for several* Lhousand: pounds. Then they have a "period of alcoholic insanity, antl ln about - six - months are again.''on f Ui'e ^ocks'i' (iiu.'more "ways: .CTuuf one) and. fossiking among the quartz.
THE BOUNDARY RIDER. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
THE- 1H)UXT)AKY . RIDER. . General a youth; "as .older men do not hanker aiier the saddle,' in' charge of an old^ tumble-down home .vt n"d) (tho newer and ' present, one l.euig '' perhaps" *30 miles'away), here l.e is in the'Heart L.of the bush,' with' one or two black "boys" and their "gins" or woihpit. c ' One of the women will be told olT to keep ' the , house in order; look after cooking, baking etc.; another the goats (for milU^ .uul fowls. The "boys" track, up " the horses and bring them'-in when wanted, and accompany ? the boundary rider. The hitter's work is to keep ail fences in good repair, to oil ami keep an eye on the windmills in his 'two or three paddocks, to keep his sheep from straying through the fences "and to be generally responsible for his "run," to muster all iiis pad docks, and bring in sheep to. the .shearing - slied^ to be'shorn once a year. His wage is"~:fc?S. to per week' and founijH-flpUis'i' baking/ pow rkr", pickles, jam, sugnr,'' tea, etc.; taken to .-...
Motor 'Buses. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
.... Motor 'Buses: - . (' . Applications have bteii- made tojs two- motor 'biis- stands iu IUOlnnou'l, viz., one at col'. Victoria-. iiud Church streets, tuid oiie in Swan-street^ near the railway station: The matter was mentioned' ill 'the Council on Moiiduy eveuing last. . " C'r. Bell said tie hoped jierniissk u would iiyt be given to any motor'-bus company to fun 'buses along tlirou-rli Richmond. IL' such traffic was ' to come into operation, it should bt\ 0o'i t rolled by ihe Councils', aiid " not., ?>>* any private companies. The Council!? would Gird that when the tramertis were taken over--In two years', time, they would have a-lot-to pay in: roai pensatioii-to these motor -'buV eoiupuu-; les. ' . ...... Consideration of the .fntittlu' wa-i postponed until next meeting.
Military Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
'..Military "Sportis. The Sports .Me^ttng under the, auspices of'55'th Baft Senior Cadets thiB afternoon .011 the City Reserve promise to be .interesting- The public generally are invited- and a' large, attendance is anticipated. Complete arrarifymf>- lg }i;ive been made by Un- ennnni'tre flip Iw-ding spirit p lV' injj (">.,.t. A . .1, Dwjv r (treasurer) itrid LLWiuC. AY Hen nessey, hcji. fco. . 'I.lie p iiic'pal events are Battalion .Cji^inpionghip (440 yards'}; Opeh Handicap (440 yards'; Mile Walk; Half-Mile W^Ik ; throwing Base Ball; Relay Race ; Bicycle BaCe(lf mile open"; Hurdle Race ; and-Blindfold Boxing Contest; ; The Annual Meeting of R ichmond Football Club will be held in the Skating Rink. . Bridge-road oh Wednesday, February, 25th.
Rats! [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
Itats! *" Folson the. rats!" says Cr. Morgan."' .V'TJitu'« lire- a 'million .. rats,'' lip do- j . tinred." .to) jUte./Burnley-streeti] ji'to'y" hole, and a-crowd or' persons arejto'be j HOeu of a'u evening sbootiug tliemj with | road - metal." . -' j ' j We doil't'-know' -whether Cr:! Morgan ( has conntcd' the' rodents, 'but frrobau'y ; i'"' anyone doubts -his' assertion he will', give the .auswei' of tue boy who, whaii asked by his teacher'liow tie,oalculatoit tiih^th'cre' Were oi.OGOjCtO stars iu .the -sky,"tjaifl-r-If you don't''believe toi'e"; -just -you count them.'' " But, joking apart, tin* nits at'this spot are numerous enough to he-' a source of danger to' the health ft .tie neighborhood,:i anil titers should lit taken to ^prevent rubbish, other -jtlHin dry earth, being deposited tljexe. i ' . The; new. Cit.v- Surveyor;----Jlri-.C; AV. 'Itose, .commenced^ duty.-, on --Mondiiy.. last and attended the Council.: meeting in the eveuunr. An unusually large' ;number of matters -...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
BRIDGE ROAD, near Leonox Street. The First, Most Comfortable, and Most Popular Theatre in Richmond. Carefully Selected " First Run " Pictures, accompanied by Bright and Sparkling Music, rendered by the National Orchestra, have made the National Theatre the talk of Richmond. Program Changed Every Monday &lt;fc Thursday. The National is the Coolest Thoatre in the Suburbs. A Tip-Up Chair for Every Patron. Floors are all Sloping, thus ensuring a good view for all. Pictures every evening at 8 sharp. Matinees every Saturday and Holiday at 2.30 sharp. 1 New Talking aid Singing Pictures on Every Programme. POPULAR PRICES : STDRESS ^CIRCLE IS Children Half Price to all Parts, except on Saturday Nights. Seats may be Booked at Faulkner's, opposite Theatre, 3d. extra, Henry Skead General S Grocer K136 CORSAIR STREET, # M RICHMOND, Invites FOV to come, and kn ova for yourselves his Great System of Cash and Credit Combined. Lowest Prices. Best Quality. . Tel. 31376 Windsor, A sk any of ou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
"THE SWAN," Coraer if OHUBOH and SWAN 3TRKETS KA8T RICHMOND CARLTON XXX and XXXX ALES. Patrons will And every convenience pro vided for-them.: * J Countbb XJUKOh II to2,daily. ^ BILLIARD SALOON fitted with one of Alcock's best tables. TELEPHONE No 2902 Racing results posted promptly after each race. ESTABLISHED 1868 John Champion, Late B. Baker, Pharmaceutical & Dispensing idhemist, AndSiugeoii. JJantist, 100 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND. 'JMMBBB. TIMBER. McConchie's RICHMOND OAsH TIMBER YARDS, BRIDGE ROAD, Corner Gardoor St. also COBNKR SWAN and BRIGHTON 818., SOUTH BIOHUOND. Building Material of every description New 'and . .Second-hand-at Reasonable.. Prices. Flooring; Red Gam, Cement, Lining;: Palings, Bricks, Weatherboards, Drain. Pipeg, Sand, Hardwood, Lime.; Builders' Ironmongery Naili, Hinges, Locke, Galvanized lion,; Ridging and Spoating. White Lead, Faint, Brushes Ironmongery Oil, eio. Mote the Addresses | BRID GE.ROAD, Corner Gardner St. ALSO ,,>'?? SW AN ania BBIQHIO...
Richmond City Band [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
Richmond Gity Band The,Richmond City Band journeyetl to Beudigo to compete at the j local Caledonian Society's Sports. When the results went up, Richmond 'were placed second iu the Selection and Waltz, and secoudr-in the; Quickstep, which was considered a creditable per formance. Had they beeu placed first, the " Leggo " Snieiu would have become, their property (only 4 points; dividing theia -from the- Vice-Regal Band for its possession). The resuil was taken in a sportsmanlike impu^r by Richmond, after which they sere naded the winners outside their ijlioteii for the greater part, of the night. Speeches were made -by' this Miyiir ot Beudigo, congratulating the wiiiuei'*, and Messrs.- Bowden and Dunnej also spoke on Vice-Regal's success, anjd i"c pressed a wish to again meet them at the coming A.N.'A. contest In Mel bourne.' Mr. G'b'as. Smith (bandmaster of the^ vice-Regal) suitably resj>ondt*.di.; Had Richmond/ 'City1' won tills'jjyear, they would have put up a perforuijauee of ...
Lop Sided. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 January 1914
Lop Sided. . . . Victoria-street - is one o"f those lop sided thoroughfares that re quires evening up. One half belongs to Collingwood and- the other to Richmond, and there seems tq be , no proper u nderstan ding between these two Councils Con sequently at times Richmond side is frequently swept arid cleaned while the other side is neglected. Richmond employs an orderly boy who diligently keeps his half clean, but his work is useless unless the other Bide of the street is also attended to. The Councils should take it in turn to have the whole thoroughfare properly watered and kept clean. - The present lop-sided system is altogether out of date. Will councillors please note._ If the Council have a jjound or two to spare: they could not do. better than tunh 'their attention to the Town Hall Library Chamber, ?which presents, a dirty, dilapidated appearance, unworthy of the city. The ceili'ng and .walls are of a dirty brown hue, almost black in - places, ;the - apologies for coverings t...