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FOOTBALL. SOUTH MELBOURNE 8-9; RICHMOND 5 13 [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 8 August 1914
F O OTBAL L: - SOUTH MELBOURNE 8-9 RICHMOND 5 13 Although victory to Richmond would have had no effect on their "position in the Premiership list, defeat for" South; M elbbifi^ie ? -would* have prejudically affected- that club's chance of being in the final four, and consequently the Souther ners were keen on scoring a victory. South had a strong team, and the men played well together, making few mistakes, and were more ac curate than their opponents in shooting for goal. There was a fail? attendance on South IVielbourne ground to witness the match, which was well contested throughout, although had . Rich mond made more use of their opportunities another goal or two should- have been secured by them South kept only just sufficiently far ahead to make the game inter esting right through, the scores at .the conclusion of the various quarters being .. 1st 2nd 3rd Final' .South .. 3-3 . 5-7 7 8, 8 9 Richmond 2-4 4-7 .8-10 5.-13 The goal-kickers for the winners were-O'Donoghue (4), Sloss...
Soldiers Want More Light [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 8 August 1914
Soldiers Want More Light The Lighting Committee re commended the Council on Monday evening to grant the ! application of Lieut. Cclonel Crouch that an electric art lamp be placed in Gipps street (near Orderly Room) where required by the officers of the Yarra Borderers, and that the gas lamp at inter section of Gipps and . Docker streets be removed. Cr Bell considered it a waste of money to light up the vicinity ol the Orderly Room. There were other places where lamps were more.required. The Mayor-You must be care ful now in speaking against any thing relating to defence. (Laugh ter.) . Cr Bell thought it would be better to light up Richmond Park and let the boys drill there, where they could make as much noise asu they liked without disturbing the? residents. The committees recommend- , ation was adopted.
Hoardings and Buildings. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 8 August 1914
Hoardings and Buildings. The confirmation of By-Law No 73 dealing principally with the erection and. construction'1 of. adver tising hoardings was agreed' to by the Council on Monday evening last. It provides amongst other things that a plan and specification must be submitted to and approved of by the Buildin]f"Survey6r before any hoarding can be ejected. .The height is restricted- to :20'feet, ^lth open space of 18 inches at bottom. They must not be erected on any allotment of land upon which a building is erecte.d. A fee of £1 must be paid for a permit to erect a hoarding up to 40 feet in length, and 5s for every additional 20 feet. With. respect to the erection of buildings for industrial, purposes (other than shops, it is provided that planB must be submiited and the sight approved of by the Council. Conveniences must be provided for workmen on buildings in progress, and sanitary arrange ments. Bath, copper and washing troughs most be provided for in the plans submitted for any...
Church Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 8 August 1914
Church Jottings From " Richmond Presbyterian," monthly organ of the Lennox street Presbyterian Church: The Pastor's Letter. My Dear People,- ; . July has found 'me beginning the systematic visitation of the congre gation. It ia not an easy effort at. present, because of the imperfect state of onr rolls, and much will need to be done till they are satis factory. The Communicants' Roll is, of course, satisfactory, but the difficulty is the Adherents, those who. attend our services, but who take no definite p^rt in the Church organ isation. I would like to inow such! How to get to know -them is the difficulty. I propose to post in the porch sttch names as I have, and ask t*hose.^o attend the services to be kind enough to add their names and addresses if not already on.. The special course of Sunday even ing addresses is nearly finished, f am not quite satisfied with the response. The object was to give our people a specific opportunity. of . inviting non-Church-goers. I fear this hay r...
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 8 August 1914
B O W L I N G. j A meeting; of gentlemen inter ested in the formation of a Bowling Club at Burnley was held in the State School, Burnley on Tuesday evening. Cr W. Gleadell occupied the chair, and after Mr W. B. Andrew had addressed the meeting, outlining what had Jbeen done in the matter of" the endeavor to acquire land in the Richmondi Park for that purpose, it was resolved on the motion of Mr Worledge, secon ded by Mr Stewart, that a Bowling Glub be formed A committee con sisting of Messrs Florant, Jacobie, Gates, Robinson and Small, -"with the chairman and hon. secretary ex^. officio Was appointed to select the; site for the proposed Green,, with power to carry out the negotiations for same. After a" general dis cussion in which several gentlemen promised financial aid to the Glub, and the appointment of Mr Andrew as hon secretary, the' meeting ter - minated with hearty votes of thanks to the chairman and hon. secretary, which were suitably acknowledged.
Municipal Elections [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 8 August 1914
Municipal Elections The annual election of municipal councillors will, be held on Thurs day, 27th inst, and Thursday next, &nbsp; 13?th inst, is nomination day. So far no opposition is forthcoming to the retiring councillors, viz , North Ward i v Flevill ; South, Cr Beach croft ; East, Cr Fear; West, Cr Kemp ; Centre, Or Webber, (.Mayor). For the South Ward Cr Beachcroft will not, it is understood, seek re election, and ex-Cr Srrahan has selected by the Labor Party to take his place. All the retiring council lors with the exception of Cr Kemp are Labor representatives The Mayor (Cr Webber) held a meeting of friends and supporters on Thurs day evening, and arrangements were made for the contest should any opposition be offered.
Richmond C[?]ty Council. MONDAY, AUGUST 3 [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 8 August 1914
Richmond City Council. &nbsp; MONDAY, AUGUST 3 The following representatives &nbsp; were present:- - G. C. Webber (Mayor) G R. Admans H. Barcelo &nbsp; &nbsp; D L Davies &nbsp; G. W Kemp WARD. Centre Centre Centre West West West North North North South South South East East East B Flevill &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; J. T Street &nbsp; &nbsp; H.Bell &nbsp; W Burgess ... . ... W Gleadell .... G Beachcroft A. Fear ... &nbsp; G. O'Connell... ... &nbsp; C. Morgan ... ... Correspondence. The Preston Shire Council wrote urging the necessity of a Minimum Allotment Bill being brought before Parliament this session. Cr Gleadell considered the pro posal an excellent one. He moved that the Parliamentary represen tatives for the district be asked to support such a measure. Seconded by Cr Kemp and carried. From Footscray Council, suggest &nbsp; ing that the Local Government Act &nbsp; ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 8 August 1914
LOCAL DIRECTORY. FKUifiiiAL i'AULlAJIKNT. l'he vSenate is elected by the whoi«s ratc. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Yarra Electorate - Hon. F. O. I'ndor, M.P. STATE PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL Melbourne East Province,-Hon. A. M'Lellan, M.L.C.; Hon. J. P. j0nes, L;C. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY? Richmond Electorate.-Mr. E. J. ''otter, M.L.A. Abbotaford Electorate.-Mr. G. 0. T>>bber, M.I/.A. CITY OF RICHMOND. - The Richmond City Conncll meets - uii alternate Monday evenings, at the !"cwn Hall, at 7.30. COUNCILLORS. Mayor, Cr Gordon Webber, J. P. WEST WARD. G. W. Kemp, retires 1914." D. L. Davies, retires 1915 M. Alexander, retires 1916. NOBIS WAED. B.. Flevill retires 1914. H. H. Bell, retires 1915. J. T. Street, retires 1916. SOUTH WARD. George P. Beachcroft, retires 1914. W. Burgess, retires 1915. W. W.-Gleadell, retires 1916. ®AST WARD. Arthur A. Fear, retires 1914. 0. Morgan, retires 1916. G. D. O'Connell, retires 1916. & cGw^RAL WARD. Webber, retires 1914, G. R. Admans, re...
Money in Gardening for Women [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 15 August 1914
' Money in Gardening for Women One of.the chief features of "Every laidy's.. Journal" for August," just to hand, is a very beautifully illustrated article on Gardening for Women, in which the writer shows how garden ing may be made, not only a delightful hobby, but a paying matter for any woman^With energy and brains. The horticultural knowledge is not difficult to obtain, but a great deal of persever ance and some hard work are neces sary. However, the writer points out, it is useless to grow flowers unless the garden has a great deal of common sensc in disposing of the goods. That there is. an excellent market to be obtained in almost any part of Aus tralia is certain, and that the demand for women gardeners only needs en couraging, is, also evident. ' In" this month's number of " Every lady's Journal," there is also a symposium of noted people upon the "question which was partly discussed in the ""previpus month, namely, "Have Australian Girls too much Liberty?" .To this month's ...
RICHMOND RIFLE CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 15 August 1914
Owing to military arrangements, the Richmond Rifle Club did not fire at Port Melbourne on Saturday, but some good scores were put up on the Richm'ond miniature range during the week, when the ladies , fired their weekly shoot on Wednesday, the best scores being: Miss Aston, 62; Mijs Cropley, 62; Mrs. Lowe, 62; Miss Robinson, 51; Miss Hall, 46; Miss Co'urtney, 45; Miss Robinson, 44.
Eggs! Eggs!! [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 15 August 1914
Eggs! Eggs!! The " Victorian Poultry Journal,", to be published monthly, the first issue of which is to hand, should meet with good support, for most people arc more or less interested in poul try, and should be glad to obtain the most reliable information on the sub ject. This is the only publication; of its kind in Victoria, dealing with the breeding and management of poultry in all its' branches, and the fact', of its being edited by Mr. H. V. Haw kins, ex-Government po.ultry expert, acknowledged, as a leading authority, is sufficient to ensure that the infor mation will be up-to-date and re-, liable. The publication contains sev eral illustrations of breeding pens, different classes'; off fowls, geese, ducks, etc., and gives results to date of the egg-laying competition now in progress at Burnley. The publishers, Mitchell and Gasey, "Tattersall's-lane, Melbourne, will pogt the journal to subscribers for 3/- per annum.
P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 15 August 1914
P.A.F.S. The Duke of Richmond Lodge,' P.A.F.S., met on Tuesday evening last, at the lodge room, Foresters' Hall, Swan-street.-- Correspondence was received from Grand Secretary re' presentation to M.P.M. Biggs, and a sum of 10/- was donated. It was de cided to leave question of appointing lodge surgeon over until "next lodge night. Correspondence from- Glen ferrie Lodge re social at HaAvthor.n Town Hall, on 26th inst. The rifle delegates reported scores: No. 1 team, 339-337. Bros. W. Smith, 70 . (pos sible) and 67; A. Cole, 63; R. Lowe, 70 (possible) and 59; S; Bell, 67; W. Jones, 67 ancj_£3; C. Bell, 68. ; No. 2> team, 329-326. Bros. W. Baker, 6J and 85; A. Whitehorn,, 67 and 65; C. Bell, 67 and 67; Miss'Flora Pederson, 66; E. Clements, 62 and 66; J. Crosbie, 63. Bros, are reminded that next lodge night is Quarter Night, 25th inst., 7.45 sharp. There was a good attendance' at Loyal Mignonette Lodge, P.A.F.S., at the lodge room, Oddfellows' Hall; Church-street, on Monday evening ...
Richmond Caledonian Society [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 15 August 1914
1 Richmond Caledonian ' Society The August concert and danc« of the Richmond Caledonian Society at1 the Town Hall on Wednesday last was well attended. . The ^ new chief, Bro. A". Wilson,- in brilliant Highland uniform, was escorted'to the platform }y the pipe band, led by Major Law son, and was inves'ted by Past Chief Davidson with the insignia of office. The new Chief m$de a few introduc tory remarks, and asked all to work unitedly for the advancement of the society. An excellent musical pro gramme was rendered, Mr. Geo. Sutton opening with " O' a' the Airts," which was splendidly rendered, and for an encore he gave "Annic: Laurie" in a pi sing manner, following later on with " Briton's Still." Miss Florrie Gordon is a- young lady of - great promise, her rendering of " Bonnie Prince Charlie," " My Ain' Folk," "Will Ye No Come Back Again," and " Craigie Lea," being rendered in a manner that thoroughly roused the Scottish spirit of her?.! delighted listeners. Miss' Lilian Skinner mad...
CHAPTER III. THE LONDON EXPRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 15 August 1914
CHAPTER III. THE-LONDON EXPRESS. About ten o'cloc't tli it same night, , while Isaac Cain and Lu':c Belsbaw tvere plofldirig along the muddy coun ' try roads, a big Orient liner, home ward bound from Australia, touched at the port of Plymouth. Half a dozen of the Arabia's passengers came ashore with thj mails, some be cause it was a nearer point than I.ondbn to their destination, while others wished to save a f^w hours by taking a fast train to the metropolis. Among the latter was Mr. Cecil Charteris, end his heart throbbed faster than it had done for many a day as he felt English under his f et. instead of going by hi night irain to London, he wk: w.th h.s ircanty luggage to the Royal Hotel, ordered a bed', and enjoyed coxe hours of refreshing sleep. At seven o'clock the next morning; lie wa; sit t ag at breakfast, with a:.keen appe- \ lite for his fried sole and juiry cho/>. . He was little changed sinctv we saw . h:m last in Melbourne, in No .ember i of the previous year, . ex...
Windsor Magazine. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 15 August 1914
Windsor1- Magazine. The interest., of the new features introduced ;in the previous issue is more than maintained in the August " Windsor Magazine." The second complete story- in Justus Miles Fore man's new series of romances from diplomatic life is entitled " The Duel by the Bosphorus," and is one of the most dramatic and impressive tilings that this master of the art of the short story lias yet done. It is admirably illustrated by G. C. Wilmshurst. Sir H. Rider Haggard's absorbing ro mance from the career of Allan Quarterman/ " The Holy Flower," reaches a stage from which every reader must ^eagerly pursue the re mainder of that stirring narrative. Dornfold - Yates contributes another delightful little comedy, Edgar Wal lace tells -a" ,-.further ingenious story irom the ? experiences of the irre pressible- Garfew, and the historical romance of "The White Horses" is carried onward by Halliwell Sutcliffe in his &lt;-most charming manner. Katherine Tynan, Albert Kinross, R. S. ...
COPYRIGHT. PRINCE OF ROGUES A ROMANCE OF ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA. PART 2. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 15 August 1914
' ' , COPYRIGHT. : PRINCE OF ROGUES * I A ROMANCE OF ENGLAND AND j . AUSTRALIA. By W. Murray Graydon, Author ot iThe Heir of the Loudans," "Mat thew Quin," etc., etc. PART 2. ' "Here's luck, mate," Belshaw said, .jubilantly. * ? He chose for himself a pair of grey trousers, a pair of boots, a darki sac coat, and a bowler hat. "They're a_ bit too large, but they will do," he muttered, "What are you going to have ?" Cain selected an old shooting suit of tweed, with a cap to match, and leggings. "They won't be much of a fit," he said. At that moment both men fancied they heard a faint shout in the dis tance. , "The warders !" gasped Cain. "Then it's time to be going," ex claimed Belshaw. "Don't stop to take oft the prison togs-we'll put /- these clothes on over them." In two minutes the men were quite ready, and in their new attire-which fitted well and closely over the hide ous uniforms-they lookisd quite dif ferent persons. While Cain fastened his'leggings, Belshaw donned a short ove...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 15 August 1914
HATifS TO THE U I KH KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. a. d. Letters-For every )&oi. or un der 0 &lt; Post Garde-each 0 t Reply Post Cards-each .... 0 1 Newspapers-loss. 0 1 Additional 2oz&. 0 0)6 .Joinmercial Papers-2ozs., 3d.; 4ozg., 3%d.; 6ozs., 4d_; 8oaa., 4%d.; lOozs., 5(L; then every 2oze. to 5iba. r . . 0 1 Printed Papers, other than newspapers-For every 2oza. - or under, up to 5Ibs 0 1 Patterns and Samples - For ev«iy 2ozs. or under, up to 511ml A 1 Registration Fee ....... 0 8 Parcels Post, wholly by aea For each parcel of lib. or trader IB
Richmond Public Dispensary. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 15 August 1914
Richmond Public Dispensary. The Annual 'iVieeting of sub scribers to th'e Richmond Public Dispensary "was held at "the Institu tion, Church-street, on 30th ult. Mr A. H, .Coverlid (President; occupied the chair. The annual report and balance sheet were read and adopted. The committee, in presenting the annual report, acknowledged with gratitude the support accorded the Institution during the past year, and emphasised the continued use fulness of the Dispensary in pro viding free medical attendance to such of the. residents of this city who, unfortunately, are in neces sitous circumstances. The hope was expressed- that the number of contributors would be largely in creased during the ensuing twelve njonthB, &lt;and the smallest donation or subscription would be thankfully received and acknowledged. Appre siation was expressed of the valuable services rendered "by the District Nursing Society in providing a nurse who visited patients at their homes, and also at the Dispensary,...
ANOTHER MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 15 August 1914
ANOTHER MATCH. A disconsolate widower engraved on his deceased wife's tombstone the words: ? . "The light ol my life has clean gone out." In less than a year the man had married again, and on taking hiB new wife for a walk round the cemetery was greatly chagrined t&lt;^ find that someone had inscribed on his wife's tombstone beneath the ori ginal epitaph, the following words : "But I have struck another match.'% If nature had intended lis to fly$ she wud've fixed us with wings an*1 taught us to eat bird seed.-Mr^ Hooky. . : -- _ * _ . ^ LA}