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Cause and Effect. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
Cause and. Effect. When you see a woman struggling At a counter, out of breath, With a lot of parcels juggling, In a scrummage to the death; With her hat and hair all flying, With her face all flushed--or pale. You may bet she has been buying Bargains at a Winter Sale! When good manners she's forgetting. When she treads on people's heels, Elbowing her way, and letting Off hysterical small squeals; When" she purchases m?ysterious :Articles unknown to-r males, You will kiow she's had a.serious Field.day at the Winter Sales! When she's rathler. short with father, •.When she's sorrowful and glum,:.. You may wager she's been rather Near a large emporium Near a counter where there's pushing Like fierce mountain goats from . -Wal~es: She's beehn in a't.*iljjtje crushing Shindy of the Winter Sales!
Troubles in the North. EAGLEHAWKS, BLOWFLIES AND DINGOES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
Troubles in the.- North. . . .. ;'" -... .. - . . , . EAGLEHAWKS, BLOWFLIES AND S : DINGOES. The lot of. the pastoralist way back of Winton, Queensland, has not been a, happy' one of late. Mr. R. B. Clay ton, of Blandensburg, informs us (the Winton "Herald") that in one lamb ing paddock on that holding in March no less than 90 eaglehawkS were pois oned, clusters of them being found dead around the poisoned carcases of lamb. Troubles never come singly they say, and this seems the lot of the average squatter of late years. Al though comparatively free from the blciv-fiy pest so far, the dingoes ar, a source of annoyance, and Mr. Clay ton thinks the grass seed is going to be very troublesome this year. The rainfall and floods there since the' be ginning of the "wet season," dating back to the latter months of 1916, have been abnormal. Mr. G. S. Doug las, of Knapdale, was in town this weet (the Winton paper records). The shearing which had just beenr comp!eted there was carried out some...
A Word to Fritz. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
A Word to Fritz. By James Douglas. I hope readers will forgive me for talking over their heads at or to HIuns. Gather round, my dear Major Mioraht, Maximilian Harden, Captain Persius, Count Reventiow,. Hinden burg, Ludendorff, Makensen and Beth mann-Hollweg. There is room for you all. What? 3May Wilhelm come, too? Certainly. And Wilhelmette? Dy all means. And Bernstorff? Why, of course, if U do not blow him to h-ahem-heaven by mistake. They are all welcome. First of all, let me rub in the new money. Be honest, for once, and ad mit that it staggers you. Several hun dred millions without bothering the banks! Bless what you call your heart, we surprised durselves. Some of our optimists went so far as to hope for four or five. Bonar Lawv was laughed at when he outtwisted Oliver Twist by asking for more. But John Bull is a wonderful old fogey. I-fe goes about imitating senility and impersonating decrepitude. He de ceives his best friends by his simu lated debility. He gives himself about...
White for Joy—Black for—? [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
White fdr Joy-Black for-? The curate:.of 1 :lgrge and fashion-' able church: was ende~a~torifig to teach the significance.of white to :a-Sunday snchool class. ' "Why," said he, "does Sbride invariably desire to be-clothed i fn white eat her wedding?" As no 'ne answered, he explained. "White," said he, "stand's for .joy, aed the wedding day is the mhost joy OFs occasion of a woman's life." Then a small boy at the. foot of the* cliss queried, "Why do the men all Wear black?"
The Paper Shortage. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
The Paper Shortage, The Printer knelt before his chief, The Printer heaved a sigh, The Printer's head was bowed with grief; A tear stood in his eye. "I bring," he sobbed; "a tale of woe, But nerve youirself, I pray, Our stock of paper is so low We cannot print to-day." Up sprang the chief with fearful frown, Cried he, "It must be done. Get hence, thou sorry inkStained clown We go to press at one!" But, oh, next day in house and street Folk murmured "Wfliaf's amiss?'" Thatragwasbutasinglesheet Withnewssetuplikethis! - . ... -W.Q. The modern boy may occasionally fail .in.other things, but you cande .pend upon it that there is one thing he. will" always do-get to a panto mime-in time.. .
Two=Up Schools PAST AND PRESENT. HOW FORTUNES WERE WON. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
Two=Up Schools PAST AND PRESENT. SHOW FORTUNES WERE WON. It may be said at once that no-one has made a fortune betting in .a two up school. But on a conservative es timate a family who ran a school not a mile from the General Post Office cleared £60,000. This was done in the days that are dead. In some of-the two-up schools the bettors have made big money. The troops at the front play two-up, but the schools are not big ones-that is to say, a spin for £100 is a rare occur rence. The reason is that in France the Australasians - the best-paid troops in the world-have opportuni ties of spending their money in other directions. But in South Africa dur ing the Boer War the Australasians had little opportunity of spending. When it did arise it went in extrava gant fashion. For instance, the .writer s.aw a soldier in Rustenburg give a half-a-crown for a rain-stained cigar ette. He has seen, too, a half-sove reign given for a tin of condensed milk. This was only because the supply did not e...
Miniature Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
Miniature Rifle Club. Those to do well in this week's competitions were Miss I. Courtney 66, Mrs. Lowe 66, Mr. R. Lowe 68, V. Carkeek 67. The secretary, Mr. A. Smith, ac knowledges:-Mr. A. Oaks £1 1/-, Campbell and Co. £1 1/-, Cooper Bros. ;1E 1/-, Mr. J. Archer trophy. Mr. J. R. Molyneux trophy, Mr. J. W. Jones 10/6, Mr..J. Pollock (on active service) 10/6, Mr. O'Brien 10/6. Those who desire tickets for the picture night at the National on Wed nesday are requested to call at the range, where tickets are obtainable.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
=1The Late ARCHBISHOP CARR With the demise of His Grace, there is already a great demand for the Prelate's picture. To meet this requirement, we are offering A Life=i?ke Production Hand-finished in Crayon, Beautifully Mounted and Framed, and Suitably Inscribed, AT THE EXCEPTIONALLY LOW PRICES No. 1 OFFER No. 2 OFFER. No. 3 OFFER. 24in. x 20in 30in. x 26in 34in. x 30in. 21/- 27/6 35/ These Prices, consistent with the High-Class Work, have never been approached. Book your order early to avoid delay, as orders will only be dealt with in strict rotation. Country Orders Packed Free. INTERNATIONAL PORTRAITS CO., The Enlarging Specialists, 434 BRIDGE ROAD - - RICHM-OND 'Phone-Sent. 1430. CUT OUT COUPON AND MAIL NOW. NAME ........................................................... ..........Please Note.-It is only necessary to send and we ADDRESS.will reserve one picture at DISTRICT ............................................. the price given on coupon. Please Reserve Me One Picture at Pri...
Band's Medals in Bridge Road Window—Son Joins Father in Control of Old-Established Business. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
Band's Medals in Bridge Road Win dow-Son Joins Father In Control of Old-Established Business. Showing in the window of E. H. Freeman and Son, jewellers, Bridge road, are the 31 gold medals won by the Richmond City Brass Band at tihe recent A.N.A. competition. The Smedals are the work of the firm, and the attractiveness of the display would seem to indicate that the high reputation that the Freeman estab lishment has long enjoyed for good quality work is being well maintained. Mr. James Freeman, who has receiv ed many congratulations on his re cent marriage, is now taking a lead ing part in the control of the business. He is making a specialty of presenta tion gifts and work of a similar char acter.
German Papers Here. SOUTH AUSTRALIA'S DESPISED DISTINCTION. ADELAIDE AND TANUNDA PUBLICATIONS. THEIR IMMEDIATE SUPPRESSION ADVOCATED. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
German Papers Here. SCUTH AUSTRALIA'S DESPISED DISTINCTION. ADELAIDE AND TANUNDA PUBLICATIONS. THEIR IMMEDIATE SUPPRESSION ADVOCATED. TJ (;German papers dishonor Southi Australia by their regular pub !!icifun ;,t the present time. That portiom of the Commonwealth is nf.!P for its beautiful scenery; its rich :-tricultural areas, its marvel loi~-!y !uscious fruit, and its copper, but th- fact that printed matter ap. pe:- in the Teutonic tongue is the S matc most despised distinction, and is a ?,?ot serious reflection on a com ?unit:. professing allegiance to Brit i h irrinciplcs. This is the only part of tui:. lmpire where such a thing is permitted--after two and three-quar ter y:,ard' war with Germany. Pos ptublications are avowedly of a religious character. One is issued in \dioaide and tihe other in Tanun-. da. The former is "Der Australische Clh'ri?.:lote," the organ of the Gen eral Syntod, and the latter is "Die Ki(ichen und Missions Zeitung," print ied in the interests of the Lu...
An Innocent Adventuress Published by Special Arrangement. (Copyright.) CHAPTER IV. The Eavesdropper. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
An 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 IV. The Eavesdropper. "Delighted, Lieutenant Hampden," murmured Mrs.. Cramer, extending her hand. "So good of you to call. Yes, thank you, I am quite well. Late hours seem to have no affect upon me whatever; indeed, I think I can stand them better than some of you younger people. Phyllis, for in stance, had to leave quite early last night, suddenly prostrated by a vio lent headache." Hector smiled politely as he turned to Phyllis, who was standing very erect, regarding him with strange in tentness. He had not retired until day was breaking and had slept but little, but save that he was just a trifle haggard and his eyes were less bright than usual, he showed no sign of the strain he had endured. Duty had called him to the Admiralty in the morning, but immediately after lunch he had driven to Lanca...
BURIED AT BULLECOURT. RICHMOND SOLDIERS FALL IN FRONT LINE. ALEX HEYWARD, TOM GILLEN AND JACK DELANEY MAKE SUPREME SACRIFICE. GALLANT RICHMOND CHAPLAIN SAVES LADY FROM DROWNING. NEWS OF HEROES AT HOME AND ABROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
BURIED- AT BULLECOURT. RICHMOND SOLDIERS FALL IN FRONT LINE. ALEX HEYWARD, TOM GILLEN AND JACK DELANEY MAKE SUPREME SACRIFICE. GALLANT RICHMOND CHAPLAIN SAVES LADY FROM DROWNING. NEWS OF HEROES AT HOME AND ABROAD. Casualties from Richmond this week include: Killed in Action. J. Deianey. Died of Wounds, Private L. A. Mlateer. Accidentally Killed. Private T. J. Gillen. Wounded and Missing. Sergeant N. MI. Pontin. Missing. Privates W. P. Bourne, A. J. Buckley, C. ,W. Richards, C. Robinson, A. J. Dewan, E. T. Gilbee. Severely Wounded. Private J. Connelly, Sergeant H. A. Newcombd. Seriously III. Privates E. F. Green and A. McLean. Wounded. Privates C. K. Anderson, P. O'Connell. D. J. Meehan, A. Potter. Enlistments from Richmond this week include:-G. C. Webber, G. W. H. Cartwright, L. Davidson, E. G. Evans, E. Lowe, T. Holdsworth, .E. W. Trainor, R. J. A. Dickason, F. M. Roach, H. W. Stringer, .S Fisher, T. Sheridan. Albert Negro, son of MIr. and Mrs. Negro, Ba!main-street, writes to the ...
Empire Day Demonstration on City Reserve—Procession, Songs, Sports and Speeches. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
Empire Day Demonstration on City Reserve-Procession, Songs, Sports and Speeches. Empire Day will be fittingly cele brated in Richmond on Thursday, to judge by the programme drawn up. School children in the fourth grade and upwards will assemble at 1.45 p.m. on Church-street hill. They will be in charge of Mr. A. Riley, who for the occasion has been elevated to the rank of field-marshal. The proces sion will start at 2 o'clock, and schools will be headed by the committees of Old Boys Associations. The Rich mond City Band will lead the way. Reaching the City Reserve at 2.15, the procession will pass twice round the arena. A patriotic programme will be gone through, the speakers being Mr. F. G. Tudor, M.H.R., Mr. E. J. Cotter, M.L.A., Cr. G. Webber, M.L.A. They have been limited to five minutes' speechifying each. Pa triotic songs by the children and the unfurling of flags by the Mayoress will follow. Six girls (one from each school), representing the States of the Commonwealth, will a...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 19 May 1917
Deaths. Bereavement Notices. SCHULTZ.-Mr. and Mrs. H. Schultz and family tender their sincere thanks to their many kind friends for visits, cards and letters received in their recent sad bereavement on the loss of their dear son, Sergeant A. E. Schultz, killed in action in France, April 11, 1917. 555 Bridge-road, Richmond. HEYWARD.-Mr. and Mrs. George Heyward, Church-street, return sin cere thanks to the residents of East Richmond for their sympathy in their late bereavement.
Assistance Rendered. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 26 May 1917
Assistance Rendered. Sam did not turn up at school until the afternoon. When, however, he did arrive he entered with none of the usual signs of guilt; rather did he wear an expression of one who had achieved something great. "Now, Sammy Johnson, what ex cuse have you for being absent this morning?" demanded the teacher. "I was helping the police!" said Sam, while a gasp of envy went round the school. "Now, be careful, Sam. Tell the truth!" "Well, so I was helping the police," said Sam, proudly. "Just as I was coming to school this morning I was crossing the High-street when up comes a policeman, and he says, 'Now, my little man, mind that steam-roller,' he says. So I minded it, sir, until the engineer came back."
A Gay Night. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 26 May 1917
A Gay Night. Slocombe Pogis is not a gay place, and the commercial was hard put to i': to discover some means of whiling away the evening. In the bar of the only hotel he en tered into conversation with its only occupant, a railway porter. "Anything going on here just now," .he asked; "picture palace, lecture, political meeting, or anything amus ing?" The porter stroked his chin reflect ively. "Well, er, no, nothing of that hkind. But-ah, now I come to think of it, we're shunting a goods train this evening down at the station at about ten o'clock, if you care to come and look on!"
The Household. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 26 May 1917
The Household. A Good Thing to Have. Permanent Paste.-Dissolve slowly in a pint (or more) of water %oz. of glue and ½oz. of alum. Make ordin ary flour paste with this liquid and boil. When nearly cold, stir in two teaspoonfuls of oil of lavender or cloves. Keep in a well-corked jar. It is so strong, it fastens the cork to the glass, so it is well to put thin calico under the cork to lift it out with. This quantity makes a pint of paste. Household Hint. If new boots or shoes are put in linseed oil, enough to just cover the soles, in an old shallow baking pan, and allowed to remain in the oil a few days, they will be waterproof, flex ible, and will wear ever so much longer. A Savory. Rice Rarebit.-Melt one tablespoon ful of butter, add one tablespoonful of flour, a half teaspoonful of salt, one teaspoonful of mustard, and a quarter teaspoonul of paprika, and, when well blended, add slowly one cup of milk. Cook, stirring constant ly until creamy; then add a half-cup of cheese cut in sm...
Cute Move. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 26 May 1917
Cute Move. "Now, you fellows, help yourselves to the cigars!" cried Smith, genially, after dinner. "They are some my wife gave me for a Christmas pres ent." Gently, but very firmly, man after man vowed that he had sworn off smoking "for the duration of the war," and the dinner-party ended in a ghastly fizzle. "Whatever did you tell such a fib about those cigars for?" asked Mrs. Smith, in angry surprise, when the guests had departed. - "You know perfectly well that I gave you gloves for a Christmas present!" "Oh, that's all right, Mary," replied Smith, blandly.: "That box of cigars cost me forty-five shillings, and I can't afford to give any of them away!"