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National Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
National Picture Theatri The program for Monday, Tues day anil Wednesday evenings at the National Theatre will include: Pjthe'd Australian Gazette (topical, ; Casey's Birthday, comedy ; The Navy Aviator, drama; Peter Loves Work, comic; Winter Days in Stockholm, drama ; The Coward and the Man, drama ; Ball Room Rivals, comedy; The Sacrifice of Kathleen, a special two reel feature drama; Two Mothers, two reel drama, On Thursday the programme will be changed as usual, when the principal features will be The Hunchback, two reel drama ; and a two part star comedy, Caught In a Cabaret.
KEEPING THE KING'S LUGGAGE THE DUTIES OF A LITTLE-KNOWN OFFICIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
KEEPING THE KING'S LUGGAGE --V-.. THE-DUTIES OF A LITTLE KNOWN OFFICIAL. Among the servants in the Royal Household who have a very Busy time until the King's return to England is the man who is charged with the responsibility of .looking after all the Royal luggage. The Royal luggage is divided into three separate classes-namely, ''Per sonal;" ''"Household," and "Presents." All the trunks, portmanteaux, and cases in the first-mentioned cate gory are stamped either "'The King" or "The Queen." The stamping is done in black letters on a red band. The Household luggage is stamped. ''Household" in black letters on a .white band, and in addition, of course, each trunk or portmanteau bears the name of the lady or gen tleman in the Household to whom it belongs. The name is stamped in black letters on a blue band. The "Presents" consists of the valu able gifts, which their Majesties take on tours of great State importance to give to the various persons of high distinction and their personal ...
THE LAST NAME. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
THE LAST NAME. Master (to new pupil) : " What Is .your last' name, my; little man ?" I New Pupil : "Tommy." Master : "What is your full name?" New Pupil : '"Tommy Jones." Master j "Then! Jcmts is your last name ?" . New Pupil: "No, it isn't. When! was born my name was Jones, and they didn't give t^e other name for a month afterwvfe.'*
Richmond City Band. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
Richmond City Band. The photo and history of the Bandmaster of the Richmond City Band (Mr John Bowden) appears in the July issue of the Musical News. Mr Alex, Spence, late of the Scottish Regiment and. Footscray Municipal Bands, haB thrown in his lot with Richmond City Band. The final meeting in connection with the Carnival will be held on Monday evening next, 20th inst. All inter ested are requested to attend. The following donations have been ac knowledged-H. Wertheim, £l 1/-; Richmond Ice Works, 10/6 ;> Dr. O'Sullivan, 5/- -
Juvenile Frolic Party. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
Juvenile Frolic Party. A meeting will be held in tlie Richmond Town Hall on Tuesday evening next, 21st inst,,- for the purpose of reviewing the balance sheets in connection with the enter tainments held by the Richmond Jnvenile Frolic Pauty in aid of the Bendigo Mining Disaster Fund. Citizens are invited to. attend. A grand Concert and Operetta, in two acts, will bis given by pupils of Miss May Jordan in the Town Hall on Monday evening,' 27th inst. Tickets Is, children, 6d
Noxious Trades By-Law. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
Noxious Trades By-Law. The mandate ot the Public Board of Health to compel Rich mond. Council to make a by-law for regulating .noxious trades in Richmond has caused the manu facturers to rise up in strong pro test. A representative gathering comprising tanners, foap manu facturers, butchers, etc., attended the Public Works Committee of the Council on Monday evening. They said that the businesses were now being conducted in a manner that gave little cause for objection, every necessary precaution being taken to prevent offensive odors, or the carrying on ol operations in any way prejudical to health. The regulations at present were suffi cient to meet all requirements in this respect. If the proposed by law was brought into operation its drastic provisions would] entail considerable expense and greatly hamper the industrial progress of the district. A majority of the Councillors are in full sympathy with the manufacturers, and the City Solicitor will be instructed to take the necessa...
Richmond Caledonian Society [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
Richmond Caledonian Society The Richmond Caledonians' Con cert held in the Town Hall last Monday -was very successful, a splendid programme being presented. After the formal entry of the Chief (Bro. J. Davidson) escorted by Rich mond and Prahran Pipers, Mr Blundell opened with a fine brace of songs, viz., Bonnie Mary of Argyle, and. I Hear You Calling Me. Later on he-gave Lochleven and Star of the South. Miss Carew followed with a sparkling repertoire, consist ing of The Scottish Blue Bells, Come Sing to Me, and I Want You Only. This talented artist also took part in a duet with Mr P. Coleman. The Black Watch, Hameland, My Little Grey Mouse in the Nest, and the Girl from .County Clare, by Mr Pat"-Coleman was a very choice parcel, for which lie was repeatedly encored. Scottish Dances by Masters J. A. and D. Davidson and A. Wil liams were nicely put through,- the lads getting a fine reception. Mr Arthur Douglas, the Scottish comic artist, gave them a great time, his recalls being very...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
B -vIDGrE ROAD, near Lennox Street. The First, Most Comfortable, and Most Popular Theatre in Richmond. Carefully Selected " First Run " Pictures, accompanied by Bright and Sparkling .Vlusic, rendered by the National Orchestra, have made the National " -1 '' Theatre the talk of Richmond. Program Changed. Every Monday & 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, y "' POPULAR PRICES ; &TDRBSS 6CIRCIB IS Children Half Price to all Parts, except on Saturday . Nights. \ ? . . Seats may be Booked at Faulkner's, opposite Theatre, 3d. extra, SSSESSSSEE -.89 | Henry Skead General Grocer 36 t/ORSAIR STREET, RICHMOND, Invites YOU to come and knove for yourselves his Great &lt;System of Lush and Credit Combined. Lowest Prices. Best Quality. Tel. 2375 Windsor, Ask any ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
"THE SWAN," Corner cf OHUROH and SWAN STREETS KAST BIOHMOND. CARLTON XXX and XXXX ALES. Patrons will And every convenience pro vided lor them. COTTNTBB LUNCH 11 to 2 daily. BILLIARD SALOON fitted with one of.Alcock'e best tables. TELEPHONE No 2902 Racing results" posted ' promptly after each race. ESTABLISHED 1858 J ohn^ Champion, Late B. Baker( Pharmaceutical & Dispensing Chemist, And Surgeon Dentist, 100 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND. 'piMBHR. TIMBER. McConchie's RICHMOND OAsH TIMBER YARDS, BRIDGE ROAD, Comer Gardner St. also CORNER SWAN and BRIGHTON. STS., SOUTH BIOHMOND. Building Material of every description New and Second-hand-at Reasonable Prices. Flooring! Bed Gam, Cement, Lining, ' Palings, Bricks, Weatherboards, Drain ; Pipee, Sand, Hatdwood, Lime. Builders' Ironmongery Nails, Hinges, Locks, Galvanised Iron, Ridging and Sponting. White Lead, Painty Brashes Ironmongery Oil, eto. Note the AddreBtes BRIDGE ROAD, Corner Gardner St. " - ' A1SO " > ? . ' SWAN and BRIGHTON STB...
For the Little Men and Women of our Church. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
For the Little Men and Women of . our- Churcli. .. Not little because of what yon can do, but only because of. what you are at present, The little ones can do much. During the month I was asked-to go to my old Charge at Numurkah to take part in the opening of their beautiful Church Hall. The story of how that came to be built shows what"TiEe~little ones, carv do. Some years back; when - everything had to be done in the Church, Mrs Baird suggested to the Mission Band that they ought to begin and work for a Sunday School. ' They took up the suggestion and went about telling others they were going to build a Sunday School. They started holding a little Garden Fail' every year, and gradually the bigger people began to see that they meant busi ness, and so joined in, and to-day there is a splendid up-to-date School, room built by the " little ones." Will you keep in mind July 19th. We are going to have a Service in the Church that morning which is altogether for you. We'll let :the big p...
Church Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
Church Jottings. From '' Richmond Presbyterian,!' monthly organ of- the Lennox street Presbyterian Church " The Pastor's Letter. My Dear People, The month of June has shown an encouraging- response on your part, for the. congregations are creeping up. Unfortunately the month has been a broken one for-me through the illness of Mrs Baird, yet some thing has been done. Most of the members have been called on in company with the Elders, one of the many parts of our work in which we miss the active co-operation of Mr Byers. Some have been missed, these will be caught up early. Such names as have been handed in as adherents or new-comers have been looked up for the most part., The Sunday School work has been "engaging my attention, the most pressing problem being accommo dation for the Infant Class. A suggestion has been made to. thej Board, which, if carried out, would partly obviate this difficulty. The Teachers have also undertaken to meet after the Prayer Meeting for a Teacher's Prepa...
P.W.M.U. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
' P.W.M.U. | The June meeting of the P.W.M.U. ?was a special one, inasmuch as mem bers from Cairns' Memorial, Burnley, -Collingwood and Abbotsford branches joined in welcoming Mrs Baird to the Richmond P.W.M.U. There were about fifty ladies present, our first president, Mrs Hardie, being amongst the number. Mr Bownas, on behalf of the members, in a few well-chosen words, welcomed Mrs Baird, and promised her the loyal, support and good fellowship of the members of the P-.W.M.U. The secretary read the following extract from a private; letter from Mrs Hardie, which the Church as a whole will be glad to read :-" I am hoping-not only' will the Church, the dear old Cli'urch, make steady progress, but also that the branch of the P.W.M.U. may grow and in crease ; that it shall be a pattern to all the Union. I know that you will like to hear that I have decided to-adopt one of thp Mapoou orphans, who is to be called ' Andrew Hardie.' I like, too, that his name will be perpetuated in the miss...
Board of Management. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
Board of Management. The resignation of Mr P. Cliarles was accepted with regret, and a minute adopted which appears else where. The Young Ladies' Bible Glass ,were permitted to hold a Sale of Gifts for the Manse Fund late in November. _ ' j The Young Ladies' Singing Class" vwere given permission to hold a Concert on the last Tuesday in July. Mr J. Kelso was appointed Con vener of the Manse Fund. Mr Humphrey was appointed Sec retary of. the Board of Management. His address is 88 Richmond Terrace. The,electric lighting of the School Hall was sanctioned, and the Houfee Committee appointed to carry it through. It was decided to send a letter of sympathy to Mr'and Mrs . Jollie, whose daughter has just been through a serious illness. The Manse fund now stands rat £223/2/3. When £300 has. been reached the Board will be able to make a start by either - purchasing land to build upon or by baying a house. It the membei's of the con gregation would only make a com bined effort, the close of th...
Literary Association. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
Literary-Association. ? The meetings of the pastmonth have proved to be most successful, and the attendances have been satisfactory. Nevertheless, let us quietly whisper that the'' Organ Room is capable of holding at least 20 more, and we have the Sunday School-Hall to fall back on in the event of overcrowding. Special mention must be made of- the lecture by Mr Matthew Baird, M.L.A. This lecture ex ceeded expectations, both in merit and attendan ce. We were pleased to see many strange faces- present -who knows but what this may materially benefit the Church as a whole-and we would take this opportunity of thanking members of our own congregation for the splendid response made by them to our invitation to be present that evening. The coming month is again well catered for, and the usual hearty invitation extended to one and all to come and join us. We regret the departure of Mr and Mrs Anderson and family from our midst. Mr Anderson : was a valned worker in the Church, filling the of...
Extract from the Minutes of the Board of Management. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 July 1914
Extract from the Minutes of the Board of Management. . " That the Board of Management receives and accepts "with great re gret the resignation of Mr P. Charles as its Secretary and Convener of the Manse Fund. It desires to place on record its high appreciation' of the great service he has rendered to the Church in the above office, and also the great and invaluable services he has rendered in the Service of Praise. The Board also records the high and loyal spirit he has shown in- carrying out the' various duties connected -with all the work he has done for the different departments of Church life, and 'while cordially, thanking him for it would express the hope that he will, be greatly blessed in the new sphere to which he has gone. The Board also desires to recognise the good work of Mrs: Charles, and in thanking her for.it" express the hope that she will be greatly benefited in her new-sphere of life.
RICHMOND DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 25 July 1914
RICHMOND DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. Result of last Saturday's matches : Burnley,.J0-6 heat Malsfcers, 2-5. Lennox Juniors, 124-7 - beat Im perial, 3-1. MatcheB for to-day : Burnley v Lennox Juniors (Allen) Malsters v. Lennox (Field) The Association are holding"^ i Grand Picture Night and Vaudeville Entertainment on Wednesday even ing next, at the Richmond -Theatre, to raise funds to givejft'cbmbined team a trip. _ . ^
THE SCHOOLBOYS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 25 July 1914
THE SCHOOLBOYS. - Prior to the match, the schoolboys of Richmond and Geelong m^t^for their annual contest, which resulted in a draw, 3 goals 3 behinds each. An exceptionally strong combination, selected from the Richmond schools, entered the field, and victory, was con fidently anticipated, y ( \ . ? Although^., the result. Was somewhat of a disappointment to the boys and their supporters," they still had the consolation' of .coming back an un-' beaten team. : ' ' :',v 1: '?
FOOTBALL. RICHMOND'S GEELONG TRIP. DISAPPOINTING MATCH. GEELONG, 13.12; RICHMOND, 3.12. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 25 July 1914
'^)fT; a--A L L. RICHMOND'S .GEELONG TRIP DISAPPOINTING MATCH. GEELONG, 13.12;., RICHMOND, V; ' C 3.12. '' "\v Exceptional interest^ was mani fested in the Richmond-Geelong match, the splendid play of Rich: mond against CoUingwood and Essendon'the previous two Saturdays leading to the general belief that another victory would be added to their list at Geelong. The largest influx of visitors Gee long has witnessed for a long time past invaded the Pivot, the great ma jority of whom anticipated a victory for the yellow and~"black. In addition to the two mid-day spe cials, a number wlnt down the night before,, others by.; the early morning train (by which, the schoolboys' team travelled), and the "Courier" and " Edina " also took' down a full_com plement. It was considered .inadvisable ; to make any changes in.the team that performed so creditably ; against Essendon, and- Richmond's 18 there^ fore comprised:-1 1 ' .Backs:Settles, ..-Thorpe,; Moffat. Half backs: Reeves,Thomas Daiiks Cent...