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FOOTBALL FLASHES [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 26 May 1917
FOOTBALL FLASHES By "Strike-a-Light." Dinked again, But not disgraced. The Yellow and Black, although de feated by South, put up a yellow metal game, which was in marked contrast to their poor pan out at Collingwood. There was, of course, the usual trouble before commencement; Cronk, Bayliss and Burke were unable to play and an even further sprinkling of "salad" oil had to be included. Black clouds are still above us, but the people seem to be turning their heads away from the travail and sor row of war and looking for something to lighten the load-the attendance at the Punt-road ground on Saturday was larger than any of last year's all in-the-four season. There must have been nearly 8000 persons around the ring, and £165 was taken at the gates-not much below pre-war gates, eh? From first bounce to last bell the game was packed with purple patches. Clean, bright and clever football was the order, and interspersing the pro gramme were such special features as the high marks and fine ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 26 May 1917
COMFORT for Cool Weather is. a NECESSITY In the Home. Arm Chairs that you sink into, by the fireside; warm, invitihg .beds, comfortable couches, draught resisting curtains, thick rugs for your feet to rest upon; in short, everything for COMFORT. These can all be obtained at moderate cost, either for cash or extended payments, at the HOUSE of COMFORT FURNITURE 116-118-120 Swan Street Richmon the Headquarters of the RICHNOND FURNI HING COMPANY, 'i Catalog sent free (post paid) if you are unable to call. FOOTBALL. - - FOOTBALL. RICHMOND V. GEELONG To-Day, at 3, on the RICHMOND GROUND. Baseball: Richmond v. Hawthorn, 1.30. Gates Open at 1.15. Afternoon Tea for Ladies. Admission 6d. Stand 1/- Extra. H. J. BROUGHTON, Hon. Sec. R.C.C. FOR PAINTING OR PAPERHANGING, INSIB un. UVT Get A. B. SHEPHERD, The Decorator, To Give You a Price. WORK DONE WELL AND NEATLY. 6 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND 'Phone 6426 Central. -·.-. -; 110 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND 'Phone-CGentral 6142. Now Open MEN'S & BOYS'...
UNDER GREY SKIES. CHILDREN CELEBRATE EMPIRE DAY. PROCEEDINGS AT CITY RESERVE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 26 May 1917
UNDER GREY SKIES. CHILDREN CELEBRATE EMPIRE DAY. PROCEEDINGS AT CITY RESERVE. Electric trams bedecked with flags and one lone Swan-street shopkeeper with the Australian flag proudly un furled outside his premises, were the only outward signs in Richmond's main southern thoroughfare indi cating to the passer-by that a world-wide event, Empire Day, was being celebrated here on Thursday. In Bridge-road the position was much the same. The Australian flag flut tered from the turret-mast of the town hall, and above Head and Co.'s build ing, and just a few other business places gave some recognition to the occasion. And that was all. The winter sun contrived to peep through grey clouds that gathered around in the morning, and for a little while it seemed likely that the day would turn out bright and cheerful. But the clouds closed up again, the sky grew black, and the rain teemed down. In the circumstances, a postponement of the children's celebrations in the afternoon appeared to be inevi...
"WE ARE ALL COBBERS HERE" RICHMOND BOY KNOWS THE NEED FOR HELP BUT VOTES "NO." EIGHTEEN RECRUITS AT CINEMA GATHERING. NEWS AND NOTES FROM THE FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 26 May 1917
"WE ARE ALL COBBERS HERE" RICHMOND BOY KNOWS THE NEED FOR HELP BUT VOTES "NO." EIGHTEEN RECRUITS AT CINEMA GATHERING. NEWS AND NOTES FROM THE FRONT. Casualties from Richmond this week include: Killed in Action. Privates J. Conley and H. E. Mills. Missing. Privates H. J. Smith, E. A. Stainsby, and' G. Stanborough. Wounded. Sgt. S. G. Bell, Pte. J. Hill, L.-Sgt. H. J. Nicholls. Dangerously III. L.-Corp. J. C. Kerin. Enlistments from Richmond this week include:-D. C. Armstrong, P. Fitzpatrick, A. L. Barrett, T. Cleary, J. W. Richardson, J. H. F. McDonald, G. W. Tucker, J. Farrell. GUNNER T. J. GILLEN (Killed in Action) Only Son of Mrs. E. Gillen, 1 Rule St., North Richmond. "Just a scribble to let you know I am still going strong," wrote cheerful Arthur Corbett in France on Feb. 26. The letter reached his mother, Mrs. Corbett, 3 Miller-place, but almost at the same time came the news that since April 11 Pte. Corbett has been missing. He was one of the boys who had done more than his sh...
Beauty Hints. CARE OF SKIN AND COMPLEXION [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Beauty Hints. CARE OF SKIN AND COMPLEXION The skin consists of two principal layers-the dermis, or true skin; and the scarf, or outer skin, called the Sepidermis, which protects the true I skin from harmfuil agencies. The true skin is very sensitive, and consists of many little bundles of fine threads, among which lie blood-vessels, nerves, the sweat and sebaceous glands. Be low the dermis, or true skin, lie the fat cells, and below these the muscles. The sebaceous glands se crete an oil matter called sebum Nature's own face cream, which keeps the skin soft and pliable. The blood-vessels are very numerous in the skin of the face. It is from the circulation that the flush or color of the skin is derived. The scarf sion has no blood-vessels, but is made rc of a number of fine cells, which give it its smooth surface. Its object is one of protection. The upper cells are thrown off as fine scales, and are replaced as rapidly by new ones. The blood gives nourishment to the skin and suppli...
RISKS STOWAWAYS RUN. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
RISKS STOWAWAYS RUN. Stowaways are unusually plentiful just now, owing to the number of young fellows anxious to avoid mill* tary service. Eleven were found con' cealed on single ship at the point of sailing from Liverpool recentlY, and nine on another outward-bound from Glasgow. These shirkers little realise what is in store for them if they are found, 1: however, or they would infinitely pre fer the possibility of facing death on the battlefield. Toiling in the stifling heat of the! stokehold, if the vessel is a steamer,` is their sual lot, or if they stow away on a sailing ship all the hardest and . dirtiest jobs on the voyage are their-, followed almost invariably by a term i of imprisonment at the end of the; voyage in either case. This is the best they may expect, if. they are lucky. But there are other, and far more deadly risks, that the stowaway unwittingly runs. Terrible tales are current amonf mariners of stowaways hiding in i°'! noraifce in the cold-storage rooms of meat...
Mr. A. J. Roberts New Chief of the Richmond N.N.A.—Lodge Officers Installed by M.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Mr. A. J. Roberts New Chief of the Richmond N.N.A.-Lodge Officers Installed by M.L.A. The half-yearly meeting of the Richmond Branch A.N.A. was held at the U.A. Hall, Church-street, on Thursday evening, May 24. The re tiring president, Mr. E. Turner, occu pied the chair. A framed group of photographs and an ex-president's certificate were presented to Mr. J. \W. Finch. A circular which dealt with a proposed lecture on Imperial Representation, the formation of a model Parliament, and a rifle shooting tournament, to be treated on similar lines to last year, was received from the Metropolitan Committee. Mr. J. Lemon, M.L.A., who was present as a representative of the Board of Di rectors, addressed the meeting on A.N.A. matters. He also installed the officers for the forthcoming half-year, viz.:--President, Mr. A. I. Roberts; vice-president, Mr. W. Ustick; trea surer, Mr. N. J. Edwards; secretary, Mr. Wills May; assistant secretary, Mr. A. B. Sweetten; committee, Messrs. J. D. Morris, J...
Thrifty. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Thrifty. As the minister was about to enter the local post office he met an ac quaintance well known for his thrifti ness coming out. "Hullo, Sandy," said the minister, "I suppose you have been in there buying some more war savings certi ficates?" "Na, na, ye're wrong," replied San dy. "I've only been in to fill my foun tain pen!" She was angry and she burst into the boot-shop unceremoniously. "Do you know," she said, "that those shoes you sold me last week squeak so much that they keep me awake at nights?" "My dear madam," said the shoe dealer, bluntly, "I did not know you wanted to sleep in them." Something To Look Forward To. Two ministers in the north-east of Scotland met one day, when the fol lowing conversation took place: "'Last Sunday," remarked one, "only three folk cam' to my kirk, and, as it was an awfu' cauld, stormy. snawy day, I took them over to the manse, read a chapter o' the Bible. gied them a prayer, and then a guid stiff glass of the best whisky." "Weel,' weel," ...
"Oh, Jackie!" Say Girls Who Hold Love Stories Too Long—Fines Imposed for Delay in Returning Library Books. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
"Oh, Jackie!" Say Girls Who Hold Love Stories Too Long - Fines Imposed for Delay in Returning Library Books. Little Jack O'Brien, assistant librar ian for Richmond City Council, is sit ting and smiling through a lot of good humored banter these days. It must help to break the monotony of the little chap's present task in assisting to write up the municipal rate books. It all happened this way. Two new books recently found their way to the shelves of the local lending library. That was strange enough, but, stranger still, the new arrivals are copies of the latest and most up-to date thriller that has been issued since' August 4, 1914, when all fiction took a new turn. From that date there has had to be a soldier and a nurse or two in them. These were only cheap prints, but the girls who carried them off were well satisfied too well satisfied, for they hugged them far too long. Others saw the new books on the catalogue and want ed them, but not for weeks afterwards were they returned....
The Housewives' Column NUTRITIVE POTATO DISHES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
The Housewives' Column NUTRITIVE POTATO DISHES. In these days of scarcity and high price of food, housewives will do well to make more use of the potato. On a cold day a basin of well-made potato soup with some fried sippets of bread in it is both delicious and nourish. ing; and a pie composed either of meat or vegetables is far more sub. stantial if covered with a potato paste. Potato omelet, also, may be a novelty to some readers. In it egg powder can be substituted for fresh eggs, and if baked in an omelet pan in a hot oven it will provide an excel. lent and satisfying dish; the addition of a little grated cheese is an iot. provement. Savory Potato Pie. Fry a tablespoonful of finely-minced onion in a little fat until it is of a golden brown, then remove the pan from the stove. Put a layer of par. boiled, close potatoes into a buttered dish, scatter over them some of the fried onion, some chopped celery (or celeriac), some minced parsley and a little salt, pepper, and nutmeg, and ...
Survey v. Avondale. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Survey v. Avondale. Played at Richmond City Reserve. Survey, 10-11. Avondale, 5-4. Best players for Survey were Ap pleton, Hulme, Davey, B. Bartley, A. Fehring and L. Browne. Goal-kickers:-A. Fehring (4), Murphy (2), C. Fehring, Coleman, Boyd, Hulme.
Bad for the Rabbit. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Bad for the Rabbit. About Christmas time every year a clergyman goes to a farm a- few miles out to have a day's shooting. He is a very poor "shot," but a gener ous giver-facts well known to Jack, the attendant. Last Christmas he was out shoot ing, and a rabbit jumped up about ten yards away. Bang went both barrels, but bunny escaped with a whole skin. "Did I hit him, Jack?" asked the parson, in an excited whisper. "Well," said Jack, thoughtfully, "I couldna say 'zactly as you 'it 'im, but I mus' say I nivver seed a rabbit wuss scared. Ye're vastly improved sin' last year, sir." The clergyman smiled proudly. "An' if ye keeps on improvin' and comes agin next year, why"-with a shake of his head-"summat'll hap pen to that rabbit!"
FOOTBALL FLASHES [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
FOOTBALL FLASHES By "Strike-a-Light." Geelong-eese Were very tame Swans. And Richmond left the Step. Also, they expect to move a step higher at Fitzroy on Monday. Now the new men have been pro perly Jintroduced to each other they are taking unto themselves a bit of responsibility and are not afraid of moving about the house without the guidance of the host. Saturday's game was a game of ex tremes. Richmond made the field a chessboard and they showed all the calculation, combination and concen tration that all good chess players must show if they hope to win. Leav ing out a couple of blanks, they had just a chess team, but with the differ ence that there were few variants. Instead of one king they had several, and those who were not kings were queens, or bishops, or knights. It was Geelong who held all the rooks and pawns. Richmond played well for position, and their kings went on unchecked. Geelong, on the other hand, would get well up, but only to be captured and swept from the boa...
Thursday. May 31. Before J. R. Le Pine and W. Burgess, J's.P. Was Evening Cloak Given or Lent?—Lodger and Landlady Ask Court to Decide. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Thursday, May 31. Before J. R. Le Pine and W. Burgess, J's.P. Was Evening Cloak Given or Lent? Lodger and Landlady Ask Court to Decide. There are usually so many debt cases and other-trifling matters at the Thursday court that the real business is ot commenced until mid-day. There were fewer of these time wasters-than usual on this occasion, but a claim for illegal detention of an evening cloak held the court up until a quarter to one. -The coat was valuedl by its owner at £4 4/-, by the bench at £2 2/-, and a dressimaker declined to fix any definite value for it, but said she would not pay £1 for it. So it went on. Writer is no judge of 'evening -cloaks, but a pass ing glance gave him the impression that if all the witnesses and others who were wasting their time in the 1 court subscribed from 6d. to 1/- each on\ a sliding scale, according to the money they were losing, a new coat might have been purchased and all would have been well. Outside issues without number were dragged in....
Rich Miniature Rifle Club—First Possible for Season Scored by R. Lowe. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Richmond Miniature Rifle Club-First Possible for Season Scored by R. Lowe. The principal scores in this week's competition, held at the range, Church street, were:--Miss Jackson (2) 69, Mrs. A. Cotterell (8) 68, MIr. R. Lowe 70 (possible), W. Jones (1) 70, E. Tay lor (1) 70, J. Howard (3) 70, A. Cot terell, junr. (4) 70, V. Carkeek (1) 69, Miss E. Baker (7) 70, A. Smith (2) 69.
Richmond Ladies' Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Richmond Ladies' Rifle Club. The Richmond Ladies' Rifle Club held a match with the Footscray Lad ies' Rifle Club in the Miniature Rifle Range, Church-street. Footscray won by two points. The highest scores for Richmond were:-Mrs. Barnard 69, Mrs. Pearson 68, Miss A. Clark 66, Miss D. Capewell 66, Miss M. Jung wirth 66. Footscray-Miss Rhatigan 69, Mrs. Wright 67, Miss Jackson 67, Miss Rayner 66, Mrs. Kennedy 66.
Red Cross Collections in Richmond for May. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Red Cross Collections in Richmond for May. Red Cross collections for May to talled £72 16/8, the West Ward lead ing with £32 11/3, Central Ward £22 10/3, South Ward (per Messrs. Bur gess and Dawkin) £9 1/6; North Ward £4 2/11. East Ward £4 10/9. Individual collectors' totals were: Mrs. Kemp £14 12/4, Mrs. Bradshaw £7 2/11, Mrs. Barcelo £5 16/9, Mrs. Dunlop £5 14/9, Miss Bahn £5 5/-, Mrs. Owen £4 9/1, Mrs. Lewis £4 4/6, Mrs. Wansley £3 6/4, Mr. Bell £3 3/-, Mrs. Burgess £3 2/6, Mrs. Nestor £2 3/-, Miss Beissel £2 2/-, Miss Snow £1 12/9, Mrs. Williams £1 12/-, Mrs. Lilley £1 3/3, Mrs. Jaggers £1 0/10, Miss Twitchett £1 0/2, Miss Francis 19/7, Mrs. Allanson 18/2, Miss Sweetman 16/6, Mrs. Gladstone 14/1, Mr. Gaylard 12/-, Miss Myers 11/11, Mrs. Strugnell 9/-.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
'HE FIRST, MOST COMFORTABLE AND MOST POPULAR THEATRE IN RICHMOND. THE NATIONAL, BRIDGE ROAD, Near LENNOX STREET PROGRAMME FOR MONDAY, TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 5, 6 Also HOLIDAY MATINEE ON MONDAY. THE ICED BULLET (5 Reel Triangle Drama). THE YEARS OF THE LOCUST (5 Reel Dasky Drama). U.S.A. FIGHTING FORCES (2 Reel Pathe Topical). A NOBLE FRAUD (Keystone Comedy). AUSTRALIAN GAZETTE (Topical). PROGRAMME for THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 8, 9. Also TOY MATINEE on SATURDAY. SHELL 43 (5 Reel Triangle Drama). THE TRAVELLING SALESMAN (5 Reel Famous Players Comedy Drama) ENGLISH GAZETTE (Topical). JERRY'S BIG RAID (Ovey Comedy). MUTT AND JEFF AT THE CIRCUS (Cartoon). TOPICAL TRINIDAD SCENERY (Gaumont Scenic). CAPTAIN JINK'S EVOLUTION (Vitagraph Comedy). The Full Programme will be shown at the Holiday Matinee on Monday. «9 GLOBE THEATRE CHURCH ST. Big Star Programme Big Star Programme ORCHESTRA THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, FEMALE OF THE SPECIES. 2nd Part of STINGAREE. MONDAY, TUESDA...