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EX-CR. STRAHAN. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
EX-CR. STRAHAN. . Ex-Cr. . Strahan, the Labor South Ward candidate, then addressed the meeting. He explained that it was at his request that Senator Blakey spoke first, for they would have other op portunities during-the next few days of hearing him (ex-Cr. Strahan). As it was after ten o'clock, ex-Cr. Strahan was necessarily brief. He expressed his entire approval of the principles 'expounded by the Mayor, and said that private enterprise could never satisfactorily control public utilities for the' benefit of the people, as the ? element of profit to the individuals rather,, than benefit the people was the main consideration. Private en terprise rendered necessary Weights 'and Measures Acts, Pure Food Bills, and other legislation. to protect the public from unscrupulous traders. Municipalisation of such utilities as food, lighting, etc.; would give the people a purer and cheaper service all round. If returned to the Council, it would be his earnest eudeayour to .as sist in bringing...
SENATOR BLAKEY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
SENATOR BLAKEY. "Senator Blalcey, who was received witli'applause, spoke at some, length upon .federal matters. He compli mented Gr. -."Webber upon his straight forward utterance, and said both Or. Webber and he suffered from t!uj same "complaint-youth. It was svc-D that the " Australian House of Lords " had some young men. But it was not the youth so much as the "liob-'inil boots" that was objected to by their opponents in the Senate, It was for the people to say on the 5th Septem ber whether Australia was to be gov erned in future by the forces o'f Con servatism, or by the direct represen tatives of the people. Speaking on the financial question he said the Labor Party during their three years' regime, showed financial ability that proved their fitness to administer pub lic affairs. They assumed office with a credit balance of £450,000, and re tired with a surplus of £2,653,000, while thqi Liberal -Party now in power would, according to the Federal Trea surer, show a deficit of £1...
Labor Rally. THE MAYOR AT THE TOWN HALL. SENATOR BLAKEY AND EX-OR. STRAHAN ALSO SPEAK. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
Labor Rally. THE MAYOIi AT THE TOWN ' V HALL. SENATOR BLAKEY AND EX-CR, .. . STRAHAN ALSO Sl-iiAK. The Town Hall was crowded on Tuesday evening last, when- the Mayor, Cr. Webber, M.L.A., retiring representative for Centre Ward, opened bis campaign. Cr. Beaclicroft presided, and, .in opening the meeting, read a letter of apology from Mr. Maurice Blackuurn, M.L.A., who, in consequence ? of other engagement, was unable to be present. . . The ' chairman spoke in eulogistic terms of the Mayor, who,. lie'said, liad proved .himself a worthy representa tive of the ratepayers, aiid a Mayor of whom the city should be proud. He referred to the good, work done by Cr. Webber in instituting the inquiry into the Fever Hospital management; which had cost him £-41 out of his own pocket.- . ' ' ' - Cr. Webber, (who was received with hearty applause) craved the ? indiil-r gence of| the audience on account1 of a | relaxed ? throat. He remarked that liinny persous- were of opinion that far.'iTu'dor, hav...
PACKETS, ETC. Preparation For Post. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
PACKETS, ETC. preparation F«r Post. . Packets may be sent through the post:-Without a cover (but not fas tened with anything adhesive, such as guru, postage stamp, sealing wax, etc.); In a cover entirely open at one end or side (if the cover be slit, the opening ?met be of the full extent of the end or aide, and the contents must be easy .f withdrawal). The cover may bear the sender's name and address, and the words "packet," "sample," or "pat teriif" etc. (as the case may be), " only." Packets may be tied with string, bnt officers of the department may cut the itmsg to examine the contents, and tie tke packet up again, ^Samples of seeds, irogs, etc., which cannot bs sent as open packets, may be enclosed in bags or boxes, fastened so as.to be easily undone and re-fastened. Note.-If the above conditions be not compiled with, packets are regarded as Insufficiently paid letters, and charged accordingly.
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. For the information of our reader* ve herewith publish the 4ATES FOB PLACES IN V1CTOHIA. I. d. .»rter»-Half-ounee or ander . 0 1 For every ounce ... 0 8 .'spress Delivery-For each letter or packet, not exceed ing fina.. for flrst mile (in ad dition to ordinary postage). . 0 4 .or every additional bnif-mue or under .......... 0 2 uate fee . ; . 9 1 'ocketa - Commercial and ?Hnted papers (maximum 'eight Gibs., dimensions not exceed 2ft In length, 1ft . depth or width), for every -&lt;eos. or fraction thereof . ..01 Patterns and samples, packets At merchandise, ftc. (maxi mum weight lltL, dimensions net to exceed 2ft in length, lft in depth or width), rate 7 postage.-for. every. 2&lt;m.or Booke-For every 4oi. or ub- V; der, up to Blba. . . . . . . . 0 1 . Vewspapera-For each newa pap«r 9 OH Newspapers, magaxinas, and publications not published In the Commonwealth, 2«*.. . 0 0% Peat Carda-each . . . .. .. > . 0 1. fteply Poat Garia-each . . . . 0 2...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. ?, &lt;l Town and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the send 1 ing station, including address - -and signature (not exceeding . sixteen words) ... . . . Q -i Bach additional word 0 1 Other places within the State, except town and suburban, including address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 9 8 .&lt;&lt;:h additional word 0 1 , ifrsiate, i.e., from any one State to any other State, in " eluding address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) . 1 0 Wach additional word 0 1 Double the foregoing - rates to be barged for the transmission of tele grams on Sunday, Christmas Day, and Oood Friday, and for "Urgent" tele grams, ra Viitt'rf
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Notes may be obtained at any Post Office in Victoria. The following are the denomination* .f the notes, and the poundage or price charged for them:-le., ^d.; 1b. 6d., %d.; 2s., Id.; 2b. 6d., Id.; 3s., Id.; 3s. 6d, Id.; 4s., Id.; 4b. 6d.. Id.; 6s.. l%d.; "7«. 6d..2d.: 10a., Sd.; 10«. 6d., 3d.; IBs., W.I 20*., 3d.
OBITUARY. MRS W. R, BLAZEY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
.0 Bl T u A R Y. JtHS W. R, BLAZET. ,;Tlie death of Mrs "\V. R. JBlazey,. nifa'lhcr of . the Town Clerk, whicli (.'CC.i'i'ed on Saturday last, has severed another of the few remaining links connecting the present with tlie early'days of Richmond. The late Mi" and Mrs Blazey were amongst the oldest residents of this dirfh'iu'fc, lind Blazey's pianoforte' factory", Uridge-road, ranked as one of our leading industries.. To Mr Blazey belonged the honor of manu facturing the first piano made in Victoria. The deceased lady was S3 years of age, and remarkably active for her years. Up to within'a few-days of her short illness she was able to move about briskly. Of a kind!}-, sympathetic nature she was b,cloved by all- who came within the circle of liev acquaintance A family of three, daughters and two sons, viz., Mrs Dines, Mrs . Latimer, Mrs Mason, Mr E. C, Blazey (Victorian Hail ways) and Mr C. C. Blazey (Town Clerk of Richmond) mourn the -loss of an affectionate mother. In keeping with t...
RICHMOND LADIES' RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
RICHMOND -LADIES' "RIFLE CLUB. .The Captain''"(Mrs Dunlop) desires to make known'that the members are having a Patriotic Sewing Bee at the . Creche, Abinger-strcet, -on Monday next, at S o'clock. The following donations (per Mis Duulop) have been received: Five Friends ... ... £0 5 ' 6 - Stewell . 0 5. 0 Hy. Carter ... ... 0 5 0 Mrs J. McCaffrey... ..O b 0 Mrs Conlon .. ... 0 2 6 A Friend ... ' ... 0^2 6 Mrs Asho .. .. !.. 0 2 6 Mrs Dunlop ; 0 2 6 Mrs Devinc ^ 0 2 6 Mrs Fincham ... .:. 0 2 6 Mr J. Pollock ... " ... 0 2 6 Mrs D.odds, 1 doz. yards flannel. On Thursday eveuiug next a Picture Night in aid ol the Fnnd (arranged by the Central State School and Old Boys' Association) will bejsold at Natioual Theatre, Bridgc-road.
Court Pride of Richmond [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
Court Pride of Richmond ? ??? . . ? ... . I The fortnightly meeting of tli« above Court was held on Wednes day,' 19th inst., -in the Friendly Societies' Hall, Stewart-street ,Bro. A. Batch, C 11., presided, A large attendance of members were present. It was unanimously re solved that any member of the Court enlisting for service in the trouble that is existing with the Mother Country, and doing duty to uphold tbe State shall be kept good on the books of the Court as long as he is away on service. The social secret-try announced that the annual social of the Court would be held on September 2lilh, to which all members would be in vited. The report included the winners of the various competitions that had taken place during the last six months' syllabus, along with the successful winners in the cricket and rifle club competitions. Three new members .were proposed for initiation, and two initiated, show ing that the Court is making good progress in its inembe ship. "LINSEED COMPOUND," ...
AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
AUSTRALIAN "WOMEN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE. la response to. the appeal of the .Richmond Branch of: the.-Australian' V."omen!s .National Leiigue,; the hon. secretary (Mrs Byers)-acknowledges the following 'donations, to- the Patriotic Fund: Mrs George- . .. £0 10 ' 6 All's A'Hanson -"0 10 (i Mrs lieid .. Mrs Byeis ' 0 10 * 6 Mi'.s Fowler . - ... 0 10 ? 6 llrs Stevens :. '0 10 0 Matron ... ... &lt; ... 0 1 0
Patriotic Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
Patriotic Fund. A. good start has been made in Richmond to aid the Patriotic move ment to assist the families of sufferers by the present disastrous European War. At the meeting (convened by the Mayor) held in the Council Chamber on Wednesday evening, it was unanimously resolved to establish a local- fund to augment the Lord Mayor of Melbourne's Fund. Pat riotic speeches were made by several gentlemen, and Mr E. J. Cotter, M.L.A., appointed chairman, Mr C. 0. Bla'/.?y (Town Clerk) lion, sec., the ?Mayor hon treasurer, and an Ex ecutive .Committee of seven was appointed. Mr. A. A. Head gener ously promised to print and circulate throughout the city 10,000 circulars. A subscription list was opened and u;> to yesterday the sum of £281 17s 6d was received. Ilis Worship the Mayor desires .to acknpwledge the receipt of the foir lowing donations:-? Richmond City Council £100 0 0 'Clements Langford ... 100 0 0 A. Head and Employees 26 0 0 Clias. Schult ... ... 10 0 0 Cr G. Webber (Mayor)...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
xiiJJH 5 B IlIDGE ROAD, near Lennox Street. fbe First., Most Comfortable, and Most Popular Theatre in Richmond. . Carefully Selected " First Run" Pictures, accompanied by Bright ;in.l Sparkling Music, rendered by the National Orchestra," have made the National Theatre the talk of Richmond. Program Changed Every Monday & Thursday. . - . The jvr«cional is tli.e 'Coolest Thoatre in the Suburbs. "" A Tip-Up Ghair for Every Patron. Moors 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. POPULAR PRICES I STDReIs 6GIRCLE IS Children Half Price to all Parts, except on Saturday . Nights. Seats (may be Booked at Faulkner's, opposite Theatre, . . 3d. extra. | Henry Skead General Grocer 36 00 KB AIR STREET,: . RICHMOND, invites YOTJ to come and know for yourselves his Great system of Cash and Credit Combined. Lowest Prices.: Best Quality. Tol. 237p Wincbor, Ask any of our numerous Customers-they...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
VLways Wiltshire'* TtIc-i n-iT« -i reputation of *5 yn^r*' . Use &lt;r.>ni'ljn£ o-oiinl nh^m. fhny -iinnodv »U (hit is esaeatiii in a o-^rfeot Ink tiling "ar« Plaid, >Joa Grood Oorrosivp -lad Permiannf. Sold tjy l«-vl«nr In U'n4 . * " THE SWAN," Corner if CHURCH and SWAN 8TBKET8' EAST RICHMOND. CARLTON XXX and XXXX ALES. Patrons will find every convenience pro vided for them. COUNTSB IITTNCH 11 to 2 daily. BILLIARD SALOON fitted with one of Aloock's best tables. TELEPHONE No 2902 Racing results^ posted promptly after each race. , v ESTABLISHED 1858 J ohn" Champion, Late B. Bakeii \ Pharmaceutical & Dispensing Chemist, And Surgeon Dentist* 100 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND. I M BIB. TIMBER. McConchie's RICHMOND OAsH TIMBER YARDS, BRIDGE ROAD, Corner Gardner St. also CORNER SWAN and BRIGHTON 8TB., SOUTH RICHMOND. Building Material of every description New and Second-hand-at Reasonable Prices. Flooring, Red Own, Cement, Lining, Palings, Bricks, Weatherboards, Drain Pipes,...
CHAPTER V. LANCE FLEMING, BARRISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
CHAPTER V. LANCE FLEMING, BARRISTER. There was a sound of revelry,- and by night; but it was of so mild a' nature th t it drew no protes's or grumbles from Jack. Burt-:n's more studious' neigh')o;:rs. He was enter taining, some friends in his chambers in the Temple, and from the windows of the historic old building, across the 'n;?si' le green sward of the gar dens,, the lights on the Emjankmen'c and the river bit faint yellow patches out of the fog. Seven or eight men sat round the black oak table; in cha rs tint would have tempted an anchorite to repose. I-Ialf of Ihe pjrty, including the host were young barristers ; for the r2st, there we_e two arti ts, a journaMst, and an author of budding promise. The chzerful c-ac'in? of the fire in the huge grate ming'ed with bursts of laughter t\nd the hum of li lit con versation. A frarant cloud of smoke hovered between thi ceiling and the t-b*.e, en which were syphons, decan te_s, and cn open box of the finest havana-. Jac't Bur ion's quar...
T. B. McManus Branch, I N. F [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
T; B. .Vc Maims Branch, I NT.F There wa« a fair attendance of members at the fortnightly meeting of the above Branch, held in the Dispensary Hall, Church "street-," on Monday evening last, the (Jliief Kangei iBro F. Keenan) presiding Business of a routine character was transacted. One new member was initiated, and two nominations re I ci'ived. oAt the conclusion of busi ness, a pleasant hour was spent I with cards and bowls. The next meeting of the Branch will be, on Monday, 81st. inst" Sarah .Qurran (ladies) Branch meets on the same evening, when a presentation .will be made to Sister .M Brown, P.C.R". Phis'^ Branch will hold its final .social for th« season on Monday, September 7th, in the Australian Hall, Church-strtet. Tickets may be obtained from members. ? National Picture Theatre. The program for Monday, Tues day anil Wednesday evenings af the National Theatre will include:, Pathe'd Aust-ralian.Gazette (topical 1 ; Shocking Had Form, comic ; Th^ Nettle Butterfly ; Sparrow ' o...
COPYRIGHT. PRINCE OF ROGUES A ROMANCE OF ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA. PART 3. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
COPYRIGHT. PRINCE OF ROGUES * A ROMANCE OF ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA. By W. Murray Graydon, Author of >''The Heir of the Loudans," "Mat thew Quin," etc., etc. PART 3. Again his countenance changed, and he stared hard at the damp gravel path before him. "I must think'about it," he deci ded. "I'll pay off old scores some day, but I can afford to wait. I've . .not: got a pound to bless myself with and it won'.t do to operate in Lon don at present-the police know my handiwork too well. I've a mind to turn detective, nrs.lf, and shadow my fine gentlemen. He's just bac'i from fore'ga parts-Melbourne and the steamship Arabia were marked on his bag-&nd it won't be-any small game that brought him to England. Yes, it's worth going into. J'll allow a month for my hair to grow, and then I'll begin. It won't be hard-to trace him when I'm ready. Luke, ni^ poor old mate, I'll get even for your sake." ; A raindrop fell cn Cain's nec's. He ?_shivered, rose to his feet, and walk ed away, with ...