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Richmond House agents Pay in Big Money for Rates—Overdraft of Council temporarily Wiped Out. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Richmond House Agents Pay. in Big Money for Rates-Overdraft of Council Temporarily Wiped Out. Some tall cheques were handed in to the rate collector (Mr. C. R. Syle) at the town hall this week by several property-owners in payment of the annual rate. Biggest of all were the cheques of local house and land agents. Mr. Arthur Coverlid, repre senting the Swan-street firm of John Coverlid, gave some indication of the sturdy backbone of the firm's busi ness by handing in a cheque for over £1300. Mr. R. H. Selleck, for Cud don and Selleck, was not far behind with a payment of over £1100, and Mr. I. E. Green, for Forbes and Son, followed with the first payment on behalf of clients, of over £1000. A cheque from G. T. McCall was for over £600, and another from Mr. G. Dickmann, for the firm of James Ewins, Burnley, reached nearly £400. Other payments will be made in each instance. "I wish I had taken my mother's ad vice and become an estate agent," jocularly remarked Cr. O'Connell as the big ...
Studio Life From Within and Gripping detective Story Are Combined in Triangle Play at National.—H.B. Warner in Big war Drama. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Studio Life From Within and Grip ping Detective Story Are Combined in Triangle Play at National.-H. B. Warner in Big War Drama. In The Iced Bullet, picture-goers are given a "different" photo-play. Originality is much sought after in films and all too rarely achieved. The Triangle Co. have, however, succeed ed in screening a real novelty in this production, which will be submitted at the National on Monday. The opening scene is set in the company's studios, where Wm. Desmond, as an amateur scenario writer, blunders around to get his drama produced. He falls asleep, and sees it enacted by the very stars he has selected for the various roles. A thrilling detective story follows and, with glimpses of the studio at work, a pleasing film results. Fanny Ward, in The Years of the Locust, has a part well suited to her. It is a powerful story of South Africa, produced 'by the Lasky Co., and abounds in dramatic situa tions well handled. The weakest point in a fine cast is Jack Lean as the her...
SCHOOL FOOTBALL. Cremorne Street v. Yarra Park. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
SCHOOL FOOTBALL. Cremorne Street v. Yarra Park. Played on Amateur Sports Ground on Wednesday: Yarra Park, 9-9, 63 points. Cremorne Street, 0-1, 1 'point Goal-kickers for Yarra Park were: Kerr (3), Goodman (3), Simmonds (2), Cole.' Best players for Yarra Park were Cole, Goodman, Percival, terr, Sin drey, Topp. Best for Cremorne Street:-Litch field, Parkes, Seizer, Pontin, Jamieson.
OPEN COLUMN (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
OPEN COLUMN (To the Editor.) Sir,-May I appeal through your widely-read columns for 'gifts of left off clothing. The inclement weather approaching necessitates clothing the body as well as feeding of the little ones. Donors may rest assured their gifts will be devoted to those most worthy of assistance. All donations will be thankfully received and duly acknowledged. I respectfully beg to acknowledge receipt of following donations: "The Girls" (per Miss Gillman), two donations of 10/- each; Cr. Pall ing, 2/-; also result of euchre party on May 10, £8 5/-. H. REID, Hon. Sec. 2 Amsterdam-street.
Death of Old Burnley Resident—Mrs. H. Keck Passes After Short Illness. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Death of Old Burnley Resident-Mrs. H. Keck Passes After Short Illness. Mrs. Harriet Keck, who died at her home, 77 Edinburgh-street, last Sun day, was an old and much esteemed resident of Burnley. She had resided there since very shortly after her mar riage nearly 40 years ago, and reared a large family, now grown to adults, and all highly respected. Mrs. Keck did not seek the limelight of publicity in the social sphere, but in the home circle proved herself a good, loving mother, with care for her children's future ever uppermost and not spar ing herself to that end. She was a very industrious woman, and until illness seized her a few months ago, at all times of cheery nature. She passed away happy in the knowledge that she had not lived in vain. Her family are all a credit to her. Mr. Henry Keck, the bereaved husband, was formerly a valued employe at the "Argus" office, but has for some years been in business as a printer in the city. Mr. Thomas Keck, the eldest son, is well known...
Burnley States School v. North Richmond State School. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Burnley State School v. North Richmond State School. Burnley, 10-10, 70 points. North Richmond, 1-4, 10 points. Goal-kickers for Burnley were: Boyd (6), Williams (2), Johnston, O'Halloran. For North Richmond Armstrong. Best for winners were J. .Boyd, T. O'Halloran, F. Vaughan, G. Cooper, R. Rust, R. Exon. Best for losers were Armstrong, Mills, Banfield and Curtis.
"WE ARE WINNING" FORMER RICHMOND SOLICITOR NOW LIEUTENANT TELLS GRAPHIC STORY. "WE WOULD GET BETTER RESULTS IT WE HAD MORE AUSTRALIANS HERE." HEROES IN PEACE AND IN WAR. BRILLIANT SCHOLAR FALLS. NEWS OF SOLDIERS AT HOME AND ABROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
"WE ARE WINNING" FORMER RICHMOND SOLICITOR NOW LIEUTENANT TELLS GRAPHIC STORY. "WE WOULD GET BETTER RESULTS IF WE HAD MORE AUSTRALIANS HERE." HEROES IN PEACE AND IN WAR. BRILLIANT SCHOLAR FALLS. INEWS OF SOLDIERS AT HOME ANDABROAD. Richmond's Casualties this week in elude: Killed in Action. Private D. Fogarty. Died of Wounds. 2nd Lieut. F. P. Callin, Sapper A. E. Hall, Private A. Carter. Dangerously Wounded. Private J. T. Pay. Wounded. Privates A. Cole, W. J. Stove, W. F. Schenk, T. F. Rowe, T. W. Hatha way, L. St. Vincent, Sergeant-G. H. Cumming, L.-Corporal J. O'Halloran. Enlistments from Richmond this week include:-J. Beaton, W. H. McCusher, L. J. McEwen, R. Web ster, J. A. Barrett, W. G. JlacGrotty, P. Davy, W. A. Johnson, L. G. Stro geon, C. Harrison, W. L. Hill. "For the love of Heaven, spare no effort, spare no sacrifice, to give to these brave chaps some comforts." So writes Staff-Sergeant W. F. Phil pott, in a letter from France to his parents. "It is so hard," he con tinue...
Richmond Gives for British Red Cross—List of Empire Day Collections. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Richmond Gives for British Red Cross -List of Empire Day Collections. Realising the great work of the organisation throughout the world, Richmond responded freely to the ap peal for the British Red Cross on Em pire Day. Following is the list of collections:-Mrs. Deumer £18 9/-, Mrs. Clifford and Miss Hart £16 2/8, :Miss V. Bleach £9 0/3, Miss A. Horan £8 13/1, Miss C. Egan £8 3/6%, Mrs: Dunlop £7 9/, Miss E. Bendix £2 11/6, Mrs. J. Wilson £5 11/21/, Miss J. Wilkinson £4 1/, Mrs. Allanson £6 7/8, Miss Irene Gibbs £4 15/, Mrs. Donnelly £7 11/61', Master M. Swift £5 11/41/2, Mrs. Swift £4 17/, Mrs. Fear £4 14/, Mrs. Harris £7 1/2, Miss G. Harris £4 14/6, Miss G. Gal wey £3, Miss Garside £2 17/8, Mrs. Johnson £2 12/9, Miss Johnson £1 16/, Mrs. E. Wilson £3 10/5, Mrs. Griffith £1 11/3, Miss Pollock 19/6, Miss Francis 18/3, Miss Ricketts 16/-, Miss Green 15/9, Miss George 10/6, Mrs. Vine 1016.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
Deaths. On Active Service. HALL.-Died of wounds in France on 3rd May, Sapper A. E. Hall (Bert), dearly loved youngest son of Mrs. &nbsp; Hall and the late Mr. Charles Hall, &nbsp; and loved brother of Ina, Charlie, Alf, &nbsp; and Florrie, of 227 Barkly-avenue, &nbsp; Burnley. &nbsp; So Sadly Missed. &nbsp; McCUTCHAN.-Died of wounds, May 14, 2nd Lientenant Frank Marsh McCutchan, R.E., eldest son of J. H. &nbsp; McCutchan, Alphington, and grandson &nbsp; of the late James McCutchan, of Bridge-road and Coppin-street, Rich mond. Nobly he answered to his name, Thought but of honor, naught of fame. Bereavement Notices. Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Stewart, of 80 Swan-street, tender their sincere thanks to the many kind friends &nbsp; and relatives who by calls, let ters, telegrams, and in other ways conveyed to them an ex pression of sympathy in their recent bereavement, the death of their eld est son, Signaller W. A. Stewart,...
RICHMOND COURT Monday, May 28. Before MR. S. Goldsmith; P.M., J. R. Le Pine and H. Tatnall. Subtle Craft is Charge.—Randolph Felton Tells Police Agent She is "True Natured Girl." [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 2 June 1917
RICHMOND COURT Monday, May 28. Before Mr. S. Goldsmith; P.M., J. R. Le Pine and H. Tatnall. Subtle Craft is Charge.-Randolph Felton Tells Police Agent She is "True Natured Girl." Kathleen Conner, police agent, is a young woman of prepossessing ap pearance. There are many people in Melbourne, however, for whom she has lost her charm. The majority of them are fortune-tellers and street "bookies." She visited Randolph Felton at his house in Lennox-street on April 12. The interview which followed was detailed by her in the court, when a charge of having imposed by subtle craft was preferred against Felton. When Felton was previously before the court on a similar charge, he made a long statement in which he claimed to be a student of nature psychology and much more. Saving his breath on this ccasion, he hand ed the bench a letter, in the course of which he stated that he was in financial difficulties. He had been ill, and his furniture had been seized. He had a child to support. Mr. H. T...
RICHMOND COUNCIL. LITTLE BUSINESS AND BRIEF MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 9 June 1917
I RICHMOND COUNCIL. LITTLE BUSINESS AND BRIEF MEETING. Richmond councillors have set many records for late meetings, but on Tuesday night they were out after honors for the shortest meeting. It was eight o'clock when councillors filed into the chamber, and it was just 10 when they trooped out. They all looked pleased with themselves. "Your wife won't open the door if 'you knock at this hour; she will never think of it being you," remark ed one councillor to another. There was on this occasion little cf import ance on the business paper, but there is no real reason why any meet ing should be strung out much later. Reasonable discussion and then deeds, nct words, should be the motto of ninncipal bodies. The tenders committee *met at 7.30 and accepted the offer of the Con crete Construction Pty. Ltd. for 300 ft. of reinforced concrete pipes, 361n. in diameter, for £131 5/- Plummer and Jackson were successful tender ers for plumbing work at the refuse destructor, their price being £33 1...
Balmain v. Oakleigh. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 9 June 1917
Balmain v. Oakleigh. Balmain met Oakleigh- at the Bo tanical Reserve and scored a decisive win. There was a large number of spectators, who were delighted with the fine display of neat passing and clever handball by the local team. The Bals. played in unison all through, and the final bell rang with the scores Ballnain, 15-10, 100 points. Oakleigh, 3-4, 22 point$. The goal-kickers were:-Balmain. Smith (3), Rees (2), A. Currie (2), J. Currie (2), O'Brien (2), Maus, Gibbs, MIiller, Wilcocks. Oakleigh.--Sprigg '(2-, Turner. For the winners Stevens played a brilliant game throughouit, while Fer ris, Blakey, Bilney and Gibbs were also prominent. On the losing side, Sprigg, Martin, Turner and Green played best. To-day Balmain visit Pakenham, where they hope to down the pick of South Gippsland. Train leaves Rich mond station at 1.30. Tea at Paken ham Hotel at 6.30.
Yarra Park S.S. v. Burnley S.S. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 9 June 1917
Yarra Park S.S. v. Burnley S.$. Played at Burnley. Yarra Park, 3-11, 29 points. Burnley, 2-1, 13 points. Goal-kickers for Yarra Park Were Goodman (2) and Lester. Buirnley goal-kickers:--Gow, GreY. The best players were:-Yarra Park-Cole, Lester, Goodman, Harris, Milburn, • Sindrey. Burnley-Boyd, Gow, Johnson, Cooper.
FOOTBALL FLASHES [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 9 June 1917
FOOTBALL FLASHES S By "Scrutator." Recruits For the Colors A.re Uirgently Required. "To' what colors, sir, do you refer?" "The football colors, of course; you surely know there has been a call and that men are wanted." "Oh, that's all right; I thought you might have meant that men were wanted to fill the gaps in the ranks." "And they are, too, in the ranks of Richmond; the casualties so far have been tremendous, and though the se lection is made each week-end, not yet has the team filed out according to the blackboard in the training base." An imaginary conversation, you suggest. Oh, dear no; everything took place just according to catalogue, but "End of the first section!" yelled the conductor, and I left the car at Lennox-street. The conversationalists went further on. In these times it may be possible to fill a gap, but it is a more difficult i?:'t.ter to replace a blank. The foot ball game to-day is not the same high qualsity bag of potatoes that it used to Ie. The "eyes" have b...
Vesper's Labor League Alive on Conscription Issue—"The Rising Torrent Which is Gathering Universal Momentum." [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 9 June 1917
Vesper's Labor League Alive on Con scription Issue-"The Rising Tor rent Which is Gathering Universal Momentum." Hot talk took place at the meeting of the Richmond City Branch of the Political Labor Council in the Town Hall on Tuesday night. Prime-Minis ter Hughes and the threatened con scription were the chief subjects. Eventually this motion was carried unanimously: "The growing menace of foreign conscription occasioned by the acces sion to power of a conscriptionist and capitalistic government, the incessant clamorings of reactionary politicians, the pulpit and the press for the sub jugation of the workers by means of conscription, and the dastardly advan tage taken of the present calamitous war by organised wealth to exploit the masses, make it of paramount import ance that immediate and determined action be initiated to defend and safe guard the industrial, civic and con scientious rights of the workers, which have been achieved through weary years of toil and suffering, lest th...
St. Stephen's Harriers. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 9 June 1917
St. Stephen's Harriers. St. Stephen's were well represented in the V.A.A.A. three mlle race at Caulfield on Saturday, six of the 21 runners bearing the red, white and blue of the local club. 'W. H. Brown, although untrained, started from scratch and finished third, also obtain ing fastest time--17 minutes, 35 sec. F. W. Page ran well, finishing in 6th position, his time being 18 min: 10 sec. Led by M. B. McMillan, who got "special" leave from his military du ties, and made his first appearance for the season, members not compet ing in the race journeydd' twice around the racecourse at a very steady pace, obtaining plenty of jump ing practice over the numerous hurdles. This afternoon a special walking trip has been arranged in the Fern tree Gully district. Members and their Iriends (ladies included) should.catch the train leaving Flinders-street at 1.55.. This train, however, runs', ex press to Hawthorn, so it will be neces sary to journey'.from Richmond to the latter station by the ...
Brave Wife of Sterling Young Richmond Officer Dies Suddenly.—Mrs. W. Bayliss, Wife of Lieutenant Bayliss, and Sister of Three Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 9 June 1917
Brave Wife of Sterling Young Rich mond Officer Dies Suddenly.-Mrs. W. Bayliss, Wife of Lieutenant Bayliss, and. Sister of Three Sol diers. Sad news has gone over the seas to one of the most distinguished of the brave band of Richmond heroes. Mrs. W. Bayliss, wife of Lieutenant Bay liss, who won his promotion at Gal lipoli, died at the residence of her uncle, Mr. T. Lacey, 15 Crown-street. Many letters received by Mrs. Bay liss from her soldier husband have been published in these columns, and throumgh them all was running the rich vein of hope that a devoted and loving husband would, 'with duty bravely done, get back to cheer the woman of his heart again. This splendid young woman-she was only 33--was a real soldier's wife. Her husband had qualms about leaving his wife, though he felt an insist ent call that he should volunteer. Mrs. Bayliss was as brave as him. "You think you ought to go, Will," she said, "and I think you ought to go; you go; I will be all right until you come back...
Richmond Rifle Club—Possible Scored by H. Irwin. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 9 June 1917
Richmond Rifle Club-Possible Scored by H. Irwin. H. Irwin headed the list in the shoot for the championship, P.L.B. and Campbell trophies. Conditions were tenshots at 200 yards. Scores:--H. Irwin 50 (possible), A. Hayes (1) 50, F. Moreton (2) 50, R. Lowe (1) 50, D. Dunlop (3) 50, G. Tyers (6) 50, E. Taylor (3) 50, A. Langdon (2) 50, A. Smith (scr.) 49, R. Fraser (3) 49. The handicap teams' competition will be held at Port Melbourne to-day, the distance being 300 yards. Rich mond secured sixth place in the last shoot, but expect to go higher to-day. The following members have been se lected to shoot:--J. R. Sadler (cap tain), R, Lowe (coach), W. T, Smith (coach), F. Moreton, H. Irwin, W.. Jones, A. Smith, L. Allison, A. Hayes, R. Fraser; emergencies, T. Taylor and A. Iangdon.