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Richmond Australian. "Give me the liberty to utter and to argue freely according to conscience above all liberties." SATURDAY, AUGUST 22 Current Topics The Libraries. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
" Give me the liberty to utter and to argue freely according to conscience above all liberties S/l' TJRBA Y, A UGOST 22 Current Topics The Libraries. Attendances at the local Libraries during March were :-Church street, 981; Town Hall, 966. The books issued from Lending Library totalled 966. Richmond City Band. The Richmond City Band "will play at-Hawthorn Bridge to-morrow (Sunday) afternoon on behalf of Richmond's Patriotic Fund. The secretary will be pleased to meet any collector at the stand. The Band raised £20 by a performance in Fitzroy Gardens last Sunday on behalf of'the Lord Mayor's Fund. Temperance Service ^ At the Central Methodist Church, Church-street, last Sunday evening, tjiere was a rally of the various Temperance organisations tin Rich mond M .VIembers,.,of.,;the. I.O.K. j I.O.GtT , and 0 S T. Iissembled ini regalia and occupied seats specially set apart for tliein. Rev. S. Archer Harris, newly-appointed organiser for the Victorian Alliance, was the preacher, and. d...
CHAPTER VI. THE MISTRESS OF CHARTERIS TOWERS [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
CHAPTER! VI. THE MISTRESS OF CHARTERIS TOWERS London was still in the tenacious grip of the clammy fogs and the leaden clouds, but there were places in England where the weather was far different. Down in Norfolk, only three hours from the metropolis, spring conditions prevailed. The sun shone from a clear blue sky. Buds and grass were springing from the nour ished earth. The air, blowing over the marshland from the sea, was bracing, mild, and fragrant. Birds sang sweetly in the hedges and cop ses. It was between four and five o'clock of the afternoon, and a young girl was walking rapidly , through a pri vate park, fitted with stately tress, and carprtji with turf that was like Velvet. Very lovable and winsome, ! very daiUty and aristocratic' she looked as she-stepped along. Her sable-trimmed jacket, which hung open, coiiid not hide the perfection of her figure. The breeze and the sun light played with the stray Iocis of aiibur# hair on her forehead, and her lovely face and blue eye...
Richmond C[?]ty Council. MONDAY, AUGUST 3. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
Richmond City Council. MONDAY, AUGUST 3. The following representatives &nbsp; were present: COUNCILLORS. G.C. Webber (Mayor) &nbsp; WARD Centre Centre Centre West West West North &nbsp; North North South South South East East East D L Davies G. W. Kemp ... M Alexander B. Flevill ... J. T. Street &nbsp; H. Bell W. Burgess &nbsp; W. Gleadell ... .... &nbsp; G Beachcroft .... &nbsp; &nbsp; A. Fear G. O'Connell... _... C. Morgan ... Correspondence. From the Board of Public Health, stating, in reply, that representations have been made to the'Minister of &nbsp; Health relative to dipthtlieria " car riers," which, are now under consider ation. From Mesdames Kelly and Hogall, asking for payment of £70 for trans fer of land for a footway from Mont gomery-street to Richmond-terrace, &nbsp; and agreeing only on the understand ing that vehicular traffic shall not be allowed along it.-Referred to Public Works Commit...
Municipal Elections THURSDAY NEXT, 27th INST [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
Municipal Elections THURSDAY NEXT, 27th INST The Annual Municipal Elections will take place on Thursday next. Crs Flevill (North Ward), Kemp (West), and Fear (East) having being re-elected unopposed, there will be only contests in two wards. The Mayor (Cr Webber, M.L.A.) is opposed in the Centre Ward by Dr. E. F. O'Sullivan, and in the South Ward the candidates are Mr M. Strahan, (a former council lor) and Mr B. Hodges, a new aspirant for municipal honors. Cr Beachcroft, who represented the South Ward for the past three years did not stand for re-election. The Polling Booths are :- &nbsp; &nbsp; South Ward-Oddfellows' Hall, Church-street. Centre Ward-Town Hall. Hours of polling, 8 a.m. till 7 p.m. Any ratepayer who by reason of &nbsp; being absent at least five miles away from the polling booth on election day can vote by post on obtaining within reasonable time the necessary ballot papers from the Town Clerk. The Mayor apparently recog nises in Dr. O'Sulliva...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 22 August 1914
LOCAL DIRECTORY. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. &nbsp; The Senate is elected by the Whole State. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. &nbsp; Yarra Electorate - Hon. F. G. &nbsp; Tudor, M.P. STATE PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Melbourne East Province.-Hon. A. McLellan, M.L.C.; Hon. J. P. Jones, M.L.C. &nbsp; &nbsp; LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Richmond Electorate.-Mr. E. J. &nbsp; Cotter, M.L.A. Abbostford Electorate.-Mr. G. C. &nbsp; Webber, M.L.A. CITY OF RICHMOND. The Richmond City Council meets on alternate Monday evenings, at the Tc-wn Hall, at 7.30. COUNCILLORS. Mayor, Cr Gordon Webber, J.P. WEST WARD. G. W. Kemp, retires 1914. &nbsp; D. L. Davies, retires 1915 M. Alexander, retires 1916. NORTH WARD. B. Flevill retires 1914. H. H. Bell, retires 1915. J. T. Street, retires 1916. &nbsp; SOUTH WARD. George P. Beachcroft, retires 1914. W. Burgess, retires 1915. W. W. Gleadell, retires 1916. &nbsp; EAST WARD. Arthur A. Fear, reti...
CHAPTER VIII. A STARTLING QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
CHAPTER VIII. A STARTLING QUESTION. fiarly. the . next morning;., after a. hurried parting from Violet, Lance travelled back to London. A fort night passed, during which' the re turn of the yonnger son was the sen sation and topic of the neighbour hood ; he renewed old acquaintances, ; and many of the county people call ; ed to pay their regards to him, and to congratulate his father. Then Lance received a telegram apprising him of the death of the squire, "who had been seized with one of his old attacks, and had lingered but a few hours, conscious only a part of the time. Lance went up to the funeral, full of pity for Violet, who,'indeed, need ed all his sympathy-..and .affection at that. time. Within a day or two Andrew Forwood acquainted him with the terms of the squire's will, - which had been drawn up and signed a fortnight before. It was a very . simple document, and gave almost absolute control of the vast estate to his son, who was instructed . to pay to Violet during her li...
THE BABY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
THE BABY. A newspaper has awarded a prize foe the best definition of a baby, and: here are some of the attempts, the prize de i finition being first in order: A tiny feather from the wing of love, dropped into the sacred lap of mother hood. The bachelor's horror, the mother« treasure, and the despotic tyrant of the most republican household. The morning caller, noonday crawler, mid-night brawler. ' The latest edition of humanity, of f which every couple think they posaeo the finest copy. A native of all countries, who speaka the language of none. A thing we are expected to kiss and 1 ook as if we enjoyed it. ' I A little tstfanger with a free pass to the hearts' best affections. - j JThat which makes home happier, I love stronger, patience greater, nanda busier, nights longer, days shorter, purses lignter, clothes shabbier,.. tlM pist forgotten^ the future brighter. "LINSEED COMPOUND," of iQ years' proven efficacy, for Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis, eta
GOOD TASTE AT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
GOOD TASTE AT HOME. li is '.wdnderfuL what a tasteful wo . urn can do in. the way of .making home ' motive. She can make a garret, iwautifui at little cost, for"the beauty *i iijine depends more upon education. Hid' refined taste than upon mere rtdaiJi. If there is no artist in the. iiuuse it matters little that there is a large balance at the bank. ' There is usualiy no better excuse for a barren home than ignorance or^carelessnesa. A litt.e mechanical skill can make brackets and shelves for walls. A trifle -uved from daily expenses can now and then put a new book upon the tab!e or shelf. A thoughtful walk in the woods can gather leaves and ferni for adorning the.unpictured rooms. The expenditure of a few shillings can con vert the plain window into a conserv*. lory. In these and many other way« can a plain, barren room be changed into a scene of beauty. . I
WOMANS WORLD OUR GENIUS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
[ VVvViViWGkLD .'OUK GENIUS. ftp oMiMio: so.ve iliu Quiiiuc, nor. photo. . i gi a"pii^ai-aiar,-:-, ? : ile can mi p.avvupun the tliue, the lute, . .. or iniid.guuar; . OfTnviuui and Quadriviuiii his kuow . ledge it is nil Lle-Ciuinot judge the gradient in Koiug duwn a mil But yet'1 think you'll all admit he well daburvea ilia name " "" I've g.veil, him-upoii this page, and here 1 state his claim: I'hougii. lie -cannot solve the Quintio, nor photograph a 6tar, Thuugh tie eaniiut play upon the flute, 7tne lute;..or'mild, guitar, ; Yet he "fcaii1 something do than ihese l^iViore;Wonderful by far: 4eV on.y 'six:- months old to-day, ° and lie can,say "Da-da!"
Studiey Lodge, U.A.O.D. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
Studiey Lodge, U.A.O.D. Business, Patriotism and Pleasure were the dominating features which marked the meeting of the above" lodge held at the Lodge room Dover Castle Hotel, Bridge-road, on Tuesday evening. The usual quarterly lodge-busi ness having been -dealt' withi P.A.' Bro. Frank, Haryie &lt;? rose apd jff a few suitable ' words rpuseS, , th patriotic enthusiasm of. the .meme' bers, and concluded by moving .' That this Lodge donate the:sum of £2 2s towards the. local patriotic | fund." This was carried urfeni-. mously, all present rising and sing ing the National Anthem. The item on the syllabus waa.the secretary's '' At Home." this general and capable officer enter tained with his usual success, which was much appreciated. The Lodge continues to make good progress Next meeting. 8th prox., a crib bage tournament wili be held in the lodge room, and visitors may be sure of spending a good evening.
G. H. BENNETT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
I G. H. BENNETT CLUB. ' J On.Saturday last the G.B.B. team drove out to Deepdene and added another to the lists of triumphs by defeating the local team. For three quarters of the game things were fairly even, but the last .quarter Bennett's came with a systematic and effective rush carrying all be fore them, and fmisded with a four ;to onfc victory, the final scores being Bennetts 12 goals, 7 behinds, Deep dene 3 goals, 7 Behinds. The goal kickers for the winners were : Wallis 12) Kett (2) Samford (2) J, Santlands (2y Johnson, CrSant lands Norwood and Foley. Manager Wallis played his best game of the season, and booted two lovely goals. . Special praise is due to J Lyons, whose high marking was preity to j watch , 1 . j L.Norwood when playing back, saved the goals time and again. Santlands, Tillson and Johnson rendered valuable service. For Deepdme, Duncan shone out conspicuously. Tea was partaken of at the Survey Hotel, and a pleasant evening spent. The weather being" fine the driv...
THE RUNAWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
THE RUNAWAY. The rector was sitting In his study hard at work on the following Sun day's sermon, when a visitor was announced. She was a hard, muscular-looking woman, and when the minister set a chair for her she opened fire somewhat brusquely : ."You are Mr. Jenkins, ain't you ?" "I am," replied the good man. "'Well, maybe you'll remember o' marryin' a couple of strangers at your church, a month ago?" "What were the names ?" asked the clergyman., "Peter Simpson and Eliza Brown," replied the woman, "and I'm Eliza." ?"Are you indeed?" said the'minis ter. ''I thought I remem " "Yes," interrupted the visitor, "'I'm her all right, an' I thought as how I. ought to drop in an' tell you that
FOOTBALL. RICHMOND, 15-15, MELBOURNE 8-10. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
F OOTB A L L. RICHMOND, 15-15, MELBOURNE i 8-10. After a fortnight's spe'l League football again held sway on Satur day last The war excitement has taken much of the interest out..of. the game generally, and some of the teams are minus players who have given their services to the more serious duty of preparing to take part for the defence of th& British Empire in-the great European con flict. Our fervent hope is that should they be calfed to the. ;front they will distinguish themselves on the battlefields of the old wot Id. .ind after nobly helping to carry the British btandard to victory return .safe and sound and take their, places again next season on i lie football fields of this sunny cline. , " Nothing succeeds like success ' is a truism exemplified in football as in all other things, and seeing that Richmond has not succeeded in gaining a position to entitle them to contest in the final matches, a deal.;of the enthusiasm shown in the earlier part of the season is now'...
LIVES SAVED BY CIGARS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
LIVES SAVED BY CIGARS. M . Guizot, the well-known French historian, whilst out walking in one of the public gardens of Paris no ticed that he was being followed by a, disreputable-looking and tfadly dresscd individual. M. Guizot was puzzled by the mai's behaviour,'but instead of showing a'arm he calmly sat down when he had arrived at his favourite seat. The ruffian, without any hesitation, came and sat down baside him and gave the historian so fierce a look as to have disconcertcd a less timid man. But with a de lightful nonchalance M. Guizot took, out his cigar case, abstracted & cigar, and slowly lit it. The effect of this action upon his companion was remarkable. With a snarl and a scowl the man suddenly rose and, muttering to himself, '"The man I want to kill never smokes," walked rapidly av ay. A week or so later the. historian read in ihe news papers that this same individual had been arrested for a violent at tack upon a well-known public offi cial who bore a strong l...
RATES TO THE [?] KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
. aATifSTGTUK I " KI NUDUM AND FOKB1GN COUNTRIES. Letters-For "every Vfaoft- or un der . 0 Host Cards-each . 0 ?" B«ply,Post Cards-each . .. .. 0 ? Newspapers-tasa. ...... 01 Additional 2o» 0 0L 'ottiuieroim l"ii (ifr« >nzH.. 3d -N 4OZH.. 3VW- 'xiih.. 4d. 8o** , V&l.: lOozk. 6d : then every 2o*b, to 61ba. 0 1 -Printed Papers, ottier than . nvwuDHpers- -For every 2ota. or under, up to 51b8 o i -'"Uterus Had Saoiples-For e.ary -2os& or under, up to SUM. . 0 1 tegiatratJori . , « ? 3*r«?l» I'om i' \V by tea For each u&rwJ «»f lit), or . 1 8
THE NEW MAYOR. CR WEBBER AGAIN CHOSEN. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
THE. NEW MAYOR. CR WEBBER AGAIN CHOSEN. . In accordance with the usual custom, councillors met on Thursday evening, after the election, to choose the Mayor for the ensuing twelve months. Although the election of Mayor will not really be decided until the Council meeting on Monday next, the new Mayor has already been ohosen in the usual way by a private meeting of councillors held immediately after the elections on Thursday lut. There were present -Cr Webber (Mayor), Admans, Street,; Flevill, Bell, Gleadell, Fear, Morgan, O'Connell, Barcelo, and Strahan. It was decided to re-elect the present Mayor (Cr Webber); This announcement was subse quently made to a gathering of rate payers assembled in the Mayor's room, and Cr Flevill, in proposing the health.of the newly-newly Mayor an'd Miss Webber (Mayoress), ex pressed a hope that their term of office would' be pleasant, and said it was the unanimous ..wiBh of all coun cillors--present that as Cr Webber had made such a fair and impartial ...
USEFUL RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
USEFUL RECIPES. 1 Macaroon Biscuits.-gib. flour, Jib. butter, § of sugar, 1 egg, 1 tea spoonful of cream of tartar, i tea spoonful soda. Beat butter and sugar to a cream, add 1 egg and mix in the flour and powders. Then form the biscuits, and either use al monds or peel for the top. Very nice. Pikelets.-Two cups flour, -1J tea spoons soda, half the quantity of acid dissolved in a cup of good milk, a good handful of sugar, and sufficient milk to make a good bat- ; terv . Pound Cake.-Eight eggs, lib. but ter, lib. flour, 21b. fruit and peel, lib. sugar, 1 tablespoonful powder,, cssence of lemon, a pinch of salt. Potted Meat.-l|lb steak, Jib. but ter, 1 desertspoon anchovy paste, i teaspoon cayenne pepper, teaspoon salt, teaspoon cinnamon, teaspoon mace, steam 3 hours all together, and then put through sausage ma chine. . Currant Cake.-One cup sugar, 1 cup butter,. 1 cup currants, 2 cups | flour, 2ozi peel, J teaspoon soda, 1' of cream of tartar, 3 or 4 eggs, 1 at a time*"(beating ' we...
PARCES POST WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
PAB0BL8 POS1 WITHIN VIG TOEIA. Limit weight, 111b. Limit of size, I * (ft. Sin. In length, or 6ft In girth and length combined. Postage (to be pre .paid by stamps)-lib. or under, (kL: .iach extra lb., Hd. The atamp to be affixed to an adhesive label, to be ob tainable at any .post office, which label will be attached to the parcel by th« postal receiving officer after be has ascertained the weight No parcel will , . Im accepted unless felly prepaid.
SOUTH WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 29 August 1914
SOUTH WARD. The Son tlx Ward election was conducted by the Town Clerk (Mr Blazey) Deputy Returning Officer. The result was announced shortly after 7.3(3 from the steps of the Polling Booth, Oddfellows' Hall, Church-street, as follows : Hodges; Bertram ... 572 . Strahan, Michael ... 716 Majority for Strahan 144 Last August Cr Gleadell was elected un-opposed in this ward. *?' The candidates returned thanks, and spoke of the fair manuer in which the election campaign had been conducted on both sides A "vote of thanks was accorded the Deputy Returning Officer. The elections-have made 110 altera ion so far as the state of parties in the Council is concerned, the Labor Party still numbering nine, viz., Crs Webber (Mayor), Street, Bell, Fear, Flevill, Morgan, O'Connell, Barcelo, and Strahan. There are six on the other sidr, viz., Crs Admans, Kemp, Alexander, Burgess, Gleadell, and Davies.