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An Innocent Adventuress Published by Special Arrangement. (Copyright.) CHAPTER VIII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 16 June 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 VIII.-Continued. A tinge of hot color crept into Phyllis' white, troubled face, as she inclined her head again, and her an swer was scarce louder than a whis per. "Yes." "Good!" ejaculated Cramer, and Phyllis gazed at him in surprise, for she had anticipated a remonstrance at least. "Hampden is an excellent young man, well-connected and weal thy, although impulsive and some what stubborn. One can hardly blame him for having shot Jenkins, who seems to have been a man of bad character, and it would be a great pity to wreck his life and ruin his promising career by denouncing him as a murderer. No doubt he was provoked, and for my part I regard the deed as justifiable homicide, al though I know the police would call it murder. Now, my dear, I have told you that I believe Hampden contem plates accusin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 16 June 1917
( The Lafte AROCHBSHOP CAIRR . 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=like 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 341n. 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 PORT1RATS CO., The Enlarging Specialists, 434 BRIDGE ROAD - - RICHMOND '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 ........................................................ t...
Note from the Churches. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 16 June 1917
Note from the Churches. A novelty night was held in the St. Matthias' School Hall on Monday. There was a large attendance of mem bers of the congregation and others. The arrangements were in the hands of Mesdames Yule and Mills, Misses Cross, Newton, Innes, and Messrs. Bell and Cunningham, and a most en joyable evening was 'spent. Amuse mens of different kinds were provid ed, and prizes were distributed at the close of the entertainment. The .fea ture of this and similar evenings was the complete harmony, that prevailed and the opportunity given to stimu late the members of the congrega tion in social unity. At a largely-a-ttendel social gather ing held in the Central Methodist school hall last night .(Friday), recog nition was made of the splendid work done by Miss Jones as superintend ent of the 'kindergarten. She has faithfully served the interests of the children for many years past. On behalf of the mothers of the children and her many friends, the Rev. R. Taylor handed her a w...
A Home Away from Home for Girls Employed in Richmond—New Hostel to be Established by Y.W.C.A. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 16 June 1917
A Home Away from Home for Girls Employed in Richmond-New Hostel to be Established by Y.W.C.A. Attempting to meet the problem of providing home comforts for girls, away from home--young women who have left their homes in the country or elsewhere to accept employment in the industrial area of Richmond-a large hostel is to be established by the Young Women's Christian Association. A central site, almost on the crest of Church-street hill, has been acquired, and the existing property will be. transformed into a suitable residential building. Forty rooms are- provided for on the plan, and there is also full provision for drawing-room, reception,. music, and other rooms.
Central v. Cremorne Street. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 16 June 1917
Central v. Cremorne Street. Central, 7 goals, beat Cremorne, 1 goal. Goal-kickers for Central:-C. Wil liams (3), R. Goullett (2), R. Maher, R. Johnson. Best players:-A. Pit tard, R. Goullett, H. Bird, R. Maher. Goal-kicker for Cremorne Street, Parkes. Best players-Jamieson, Parkes, Ponton, Litchfield.
SCHOOL FOOTBALL. Yarra Park v. Brighton Street. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 16 June 1917
SCHOOL FOOTBALL. Yarra Park v. Brighton Street. Yarra Park, 3 goals 5 behinds. Erighton* Street, 4 behinds. Goal-kickers for Yarra Park:-Cole, Fox, Lester. Best players for Yarra Park:-Cole, Lester, Percival, Kerr, Topp, Sindrey. Brighton Street:--Hewitt, Hill, Maus, Davidson.
Irish National Foresters—Sarah Curran Branch. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 16 June 1917
Irish National Foresters-Sarah Curran Branch. The half-yearly meeting of the Sarah Curran Branch I.N.F. was held in the Dispensary Hall, Church-street, on June 4. Chief Ranger Sister L. Downey presided, and the sub high chief ranger (Brother Ryan) was pre sent. The auditors' report and bal ance sheet were read and adopted. Sisters C. Jones and N. Cummings were complimented on recent suc cesses. Sister Jones won first prize and Sister Cummings won third prize in the singing section in connection with "organising commitee competi tions." Sister Jones was also second for chief ranger's address. Election of officers resulted:--Chief ranger, Sis. I. Gardner; sub chief ranger, Sis. E. Jones; secretary, Sis. M. Hughes; treasurer, Sis. M. Kelleher; senior woodward, Sis. A. Murphy; junior woodward, Sis. Tovey; senior, beadle, Sis. M. Rowe; junior beadle, Sis. K. O'Brien; trustees, Sisters M. O'Brien, I. Gardner and E. Jones; press corres pondent, Sis. M. O'Brien. The officers were installed ...
Hotham Rovers v. Maltsters. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 16 June 1917
Hotham Rovers v. Maltsters. Hotham Rovers, 6-4, 40 pts. Maltsters, 2-3, 15 pts. Best players for Hotham:-A. Kight, C. McKeenan, B. and S. Yarra. Maltsters' best were McShane, J. B. Jones, T. C. Werner. Goal-kickers for Hotham:--Gissing (2), S. Yarra, G. McKeenan, J. O'Sul livan.
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 16 June 1917
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Personal. Mr. and Mrs. W. Coffey have re- moved, after 25 years' residence in Richmond, to 71 Westbury-street, St. Kilda. The Rev. David Hennessey, widely known as the author of a number of successful works of fiction, is at pre- sent preaching in the Burnley-street Congregational Church, Richmond. Last Sunday evening he spoke to a large congregation upon the probable effect of the entry of America into the war. To-morrow night he is an nounced to preach on "Labor and Wealth, with special reference to the World War and the Workers." Mr. Hennessey was one of the first to ad vocate the claims of Labor 25 years ago in Queensland.
"A CHAP WHO CHEERED US UP" RETURNED SOLDIER TELLS OF COOLNESS UNDER FIRE OF ANOTHER RICHMONDITE. THE "GUARDIAN" GETS TO GERMANY. WORLD'S RECORD FOR ENLISTMENTS CLAIMED BY LOCAL FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 16 June 1917
"A CHAP WHO CHEERED US UP" RETURNED SOLDIER TELLS OF COOLNESS UNDER FIRE OF ANOTHER RICHMONDITE. THE "GUARDIAN" GETS TO GERMANY. WORLD'S RECORD FOR ENLISTMENTS CLAIMED BY LOCAL FAMILY. Enlistments from Richmond since our last list include A. J. Gibbons, G. Robinson, G. Stembel, H. A. Seidel, A.. Franklin, W. A. C. Hoare, WV. R. Hale, F. Harris, G. H. Robinson, R. Worthington, W. F. Bates, E. G. Knight. Casualties from Richmond since our last list include: KILLED IN ACTION. Privates H. O. Kierulf, G. R. Black wood, C. W. Franklin; Sergeant F. J. Rowley. MISSING. Privates W. Dougherty, D. Lohman, W R. Pritchard. WOUNDED AND PRISONER. Lance-Corporal W. S. Nicholl. DANGEROUSLY WOUNDED. Private C. Fisher. SEVERELY WOUNDED. Lieutenant E. J. Pittard, Corporal N. Stevens, Privates F. M.. Hughes, J. Salimond, T. W. Hathaway, Lance Corporal W. A. Simms. WOUNDED. C. H. Parker, H. T. Stephens, C. E. Turner, A. Cook, E. J. Derrick, F: A. Johnson, H. Kempster, T. Mooney, Sgt. W. P. T. M'Cormack, ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 16 June 1917
Births, Marriages and Deaths. DEATHS. On Active Service. ROWLEY.- (Previously reported wounded and missing) Sergeant Frank J. Rowley, 4th Machine Gun Coy., killed in action on 8th August, 1916, at Pozieres, beloved youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Rowley, 14 Elphin grove, Glenferrie, also brother of Luther (on active service in France), Stanley (of Lithgow small arms fac tory, N.S.W.), Ida, Ethel and Maud. After two years' service. Duty nobly done. CHITTY.-On the 11th June, at her parents' residence, 29 Khartoum street, Burnley, Alice Rose (Toddy), the dearly beloved fourth daughter of William and Mary Chitty, aged 18 years and 6 months. Sweet rest. Bereavement Notices. BAYLISS.-For the many letters, telegrams, wreaths and other expres sions of sympathy in our recent sad bereavement by the death of Mrs. Ruby Bayliss, we desire to return our heartfelt thanks, particularly to the Rev. Father Hartnell and Mrs. O'Brien. Inserted by A. Jackson, Mrs. G. Jackson, Mrs. Parry and Mr. and Mrs....
RICHMOND COURT Monday, June 11. Before Mr. S. Goldsmith, P.M., and Messrs McCall and Tatnall, J's.P. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 16 June 1917
RICHMOND COURT Monday, June 11. Before Mr. S. Goldsmith, P.M., and Messrs McCall and Tatnall, J's.P. Richmond is Home of Quiet Horses "World's Record" Awarded. "To judge by the statements of de fendants in these cases, the number of quiet horses in Richmond gives this city the highest percentage of any place in the world," smilingly remark ed Mr. Goldsmith in imposing fines upon drivers who left their vehicles standing in streets without having "the wheel securely fastened by a chain or strap." Continuing, Mr. Goldsmith said that when one of these "quiet" horses bolted and killed a child it was of little consequence to the parents of the child if the horse had the reputa tion of being as docile as a lamb. Fines were imposed upon Ernest Morris 12/6, Joseph Smith 10/-, Leslie Sinclair 15/-, George Abbott 15/-. Wife Charges Husband With Assault -He Goes Unpunished for the Sake of Children. "There's daddy," called out a little boy when William Rahilly stepped for ward to answer a charge...
Effective. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 23 June 1917
Effective. A lady entered a railroad car and .took a :seat in front of a newly-mar ried couple. She was hardly seated before they began making remarks, about her. . Her last year's bonnet and coat were fully critfiis'ed" itl more or less giggling on the bride's part, and there' is no telling what might have come next if the lady had not put a sudden stop to the conver sation by .. bit of strategy. She turned her head, noticed that the bride was considerably older than the groom, and, in the smoothest of tones, said: "Madam, will you please ask your son to close the window?" The "son" closed his mouth, and the bride no longer giggled. -: "I am.sorry. to be critical, my: dear,'.. said Mr :'Lmbkin, "but this pudding is not the kind that mother used to make-not by a long shot." "It's too bad,. Henry," replied Mrs. Lambkin, amiably, "I don't know what to do. about it. Perhaps you'd better write to her and tell her. She sent it over this afternoon." Old maids must have been born in the wr...
The Protecting Cloud. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 23 June 1917
The Protecting Cloud. , - . .~-. .'·. ... :::l" ;?:.'.·' . '·-.- " '' " By Paul Preston., ::.,, "'Tis a girt shame, so:s'tis;; dacent young lads be fightin' vor "theii King an' Country,'. an. thy , wasters an'. runagatesfp; 'itii .tlii 9'prisoni'be zafe an' zound.. It do. zeem to I, crime be better' ia "wiKe 'cart tew keep a man out o' the trenches. An!'. how be .yewer; good man,. my, dear?:.' . S"Keeping fit, thanks, Gaffer," said Mary -Mansfield,. brightly. "I, had,:a lett'erfrom .hlrim.y'esthrdny. .:i'; seems ito: think mo're'- o his-e'iies than of :German bullets, and..says, when he hears shells humming overhead in the night,,he gets visions of. the. heather abloom on: dear-old. Dartmioor;.and his own 'bees busy among it." "Well, .if ever!" said old- Gaffer Grunidy, bobbing his 'head in aimaze ment; "but yewer Bob were: allus a bold lad, carin' for nothen. I mind when- that there convic' chap did es cape zome years agone--- Why; my' dear, what be., :thiematter? "What. --dearie m...
AMERICAN TACT ABROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 23 June 1917
AMERICAN TACT "ABROAD. -While travelling through Europe with a' chum of .mine on a pleasure and sight-seeing trip before this pre .sent war, we made our headquarters at one of the big cities, and from there we took side trips to other cities. While visiting one of these cities, we spent the day sightseeing. At about six o'clock in the evening, we decided it was about time we proceeded to the depot to take our train back to the city where we made our headquarters. Being a long distance from the de pot, we decided to take a cab. So seeing one close by, we hailed the driver, but to our dismay- he -could net understand us. We tried hard. It was useless. Finally a happy idea struck me, and turning to my chum, I said;. "I -think. ! can make him understand vQry nlainly that we wish to go to the depot.?:Now you make a noise like a locolnotive, and I will .niake a noise like a whistle." "A very- good :idea," said my friend, "I got to give `you credit for.using your head. Of course, my head a...
What the Prince Saw. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 23 June 1917
' What the .Prince Saw.; Bearing in mind the well-known ab stemious habits of President Wilson, Americans are just now recalling an amusing incident that happened when that guzzling German, Prince Henry of Prussia, visited Washington some little time before the war. Wishful to do the proper thing by his guest, the President invited him to. that peculiarly German function, a "beer feast," only to discover at the last moment that the White House lacked the necessary equipment in the shape of sufficient glasses for the Prince and his numterous suite. Accordingly ten dozen , tumblers were hurriedly ordered to be hired from a neighboring hotel kept by one Ernest Gerstenberg. They arrived just before the guests,' and when Prince Henry "took the first observation" through one of these" glasses he saw engraved on the bot t6m nthis, startling notice, "Stolen from Ernest Gerstenberg." Who shall blame the Prince if he looked rather suspiciously at the Pre sident? :-The explanation was. quite s...
(To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 23 June 1917
(To the Editor.) Sir,-The Railway Standing Com mittee is squealing at the success of the Richmond electric tramway, and raises objection to the small fare of one renny between Princes Bridge and Lennox-street. Let us analyse the ac tion of the Railway Commissioners and the Hawthorn Tramway Trust. The latter gives the public the benefit of penny sections, and by the exten sive patronage bestowed it is evident the rublic appreciate the boon. What have the Railway Commissioners done for the public? Nothing except dis play a conservative and autocratic disposition in imposing excessive rates for the same distance. The tram way charges one penny; the railway demands, for the same distance, 2d. second class and 3d. first class single fares, in addition to climbing and de scending many steps to get to and from the railway carriages, whereas the tramcars can be reached without effort and inconvenience, and they run very much oftener. Further, the Railway Standing Committee attempts to blame...
Experience Teaches. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 23 June 1917
Experience Teaches. "Daughter, you ought not to wear. those high-heeled shoes. They" will, make corns on your feet." "How do you know, mamma?" "By experience. I used to' wear them when I was a girl." "Did grandma tell you they would: make corns on your feet if you wore them?" "Yes." "How did she know?" "She found out by experience, just as I did." I "Hadn't she any mamma to warn, her against wearing them?" "Oh, yes!" , . "But she wore them just the same?" "To be sure." "And you did, too?" "Yes; that is what I was telling you." "Well, if ever I have any daughters I ought to be able to give them a warning against high-heeled shoes from my own experience, oughtn't A-ýhen she put them on. * Bridget left Ireland with an excel lent letter of recommendation from her last mistress, but on the way over the letter fell into the sea and was lost. Not knowing how to find work without her recommendation, she ap pealed to a friend to write one for her, and he gave her the following: "To the Gener...
OPEN COLUMN. RICHMOND ROADS. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 23 June 1917
OPEN COLUMN. RICHMOND ROADS. (To the Editor.) Sir,-I was delighted to hear from Cr. Bell that we were £800 to the good this year, irrespective of £112 spent by the council on a silly, un successful scheme of compiling a ratepayers' list. I saw visions of get ting the rate reduced and the £800 spent on a bumpy road like Mary street; but, alas! I am informed that we will close the year with a deficit of £4000. Cr. Bell talks of courage in putting the rate up. To spend other people's money seems a cheap form of courage nowadays. The above deficit of £4000 Srepresents a 3d. rate. We will see if Cr. Bell has the courage to move that the rate go up to 2/4 or leave it to posterity to pay. Cr. Bell's "stone crushers" do excellent work, but he mistakes my contention. I have no quarrel with the stone: it is with the "shifting soil" that blinds the sur face, so that mud and dust are so plentiful. I agree that the council has spent thousands on the roads, but I com plain that, after spending th...
Barb Wire Used in War. 86,000 MILES IN LENGTH. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 23 June 1917
Barb Wire Used in War. 86,000 MILES, IN LENGTH, The-American .Steel Export Com pany announces that its shipments of barb wire to"the allied armies total more than 12;000 tons, which, if stretched into a single Jine, would extend 86,000 miles. The shipments have been in progress ever since trench warfare was first undertaken on a big scale in France and Russia. "The. product is not. the .ordinary barb wire," says the company, "but a special military type, 'very- heavy: and •strong, with great four-pointed. barbs and. painted the grim olive drab ofW ,ar. The wire is made up in dif ferent ways, sometimes coiled in a special manner and held by a single strand, so that it might be tossed bodily out in front of a trench, and the binding strand severed, allowing the whole coil to burst open and un wind like a great.clock spring, cover ing the front of the trench with a tangled mass impenetrable to attack-' ing troops. "On other occasions, when time permitted, the barb: wire has been: woven...