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A Fine Catch. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
A, Fine Chtcli. * List week Mi Geo Piatt, of the Richmond Angleis, took ;i trip to Mordlalloc,-and with-light gear took up a position 011 the pier end", and put in an " angler's * pleasant afternoon." He hadn't long to wait before a des perate tug at the hand-line denoted that something had caught on. With George's .usual ""careful 'diplomacy, the "?something;" was_ carefully pulled in, and proved ,to be a fine schnapper. tui ning ;thc i scale: ati=: close : on -12 lbs. Geoigc was the heio of the liour The news ^Spread far and -wide, and hundreds of amateur anglers" ha\e been waiting'ahd watching there ever since to get a similar haul, but 110 such luck has so far been; reported;"
PACKETS, ETC. Preparation For Post. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
PACKETS, ETO. preparation Far Post. Packets may be Bent through the post:-Without a cover (but not fas tened with anything adhesive, such as gum, postage stamp, sealing wax, etc.); In a cover entirely open at one end or aide (if the cover be slit, the opening Bust be of the full extent of the end or eide, 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 tern," etc. (as the case may be), " only." Packets may be tied with string, but officers of the department may cut the ?tring to examine the contents, and tie the packet up again. Samples of seeds, drugs, «tc., which cannot be sent a* open packets, may be enclosed in bags or boxes, fastened so as to be easily undone and re-fattened. Mate.-If the above conditions be not e*m plied witk, packets are regarded as Insufficiently paid letters, and charged accordingly.
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
POSTAL 1HFOMATIOS. For tbe Information of our readers we herewith publish the EATES FOU L'LACES IN VICTORIA. a. d. tetters-Elalf-ouueo or under . 0 1 " For every ounce ... 0 S Kx press Delivery-Kor each letter or packet,- not exceed ? bag 8o»., for first mile (ill ad dition to ordinary postage) ..04 S"or every additional half-nine or under 0 2 Late fee . . . . 0 X Packets - Commercial and printed papers (maximum weight 5'lbs., dimensions not tfi exceed 2ft. iu length, 1ft d&ptk or width), for every Zos. or fraction thereof ... 01 Patterns and samples, packets at merchandise, -etc. (maxi mum weight lit,, dimensions not to exceed 2ft. in length, lft In depth or width), rate of . postage for every 2oz. or - fraction.thereof.0 1 Books-For every 4oz. or un der, up to 5lbs 0 1 Newspaper*-For each new*- , . paper £ 0}J Newspapers, magazines, and publications not published in th« Commonwealth, 2ox.... 0 Post Cards-each 0 1 Reply Post Oards-each .... 0 3 Letter Cards-2 for 0 2% Regis...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
OUiJliN'All Y TELKGUAMs. e. A. Town and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the send ing btation, including address and signature (uot exceeding 'sixteen words) ........ 0 %' Each additional word 0 1 Otber places within the State, exccpt town and suburban, including address and signa ture (uot exceeding sixteen words) 0 8 Each additional word 0 1 Interstate, I.e., from any one State to any otlier State, in cluding address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 1 0 Each additional word ...... 0 1 Double the foregoing rates to be charged for tbe transmission of tele grams on Sunday, Christinas Day, and Good Friday, and for " Urgent" tele grams.
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
POSTAL NOXKS. Postal Note* may be obtained at any Post Office In Victoria. The following are. tlie denomination* of the notes, and tlie poundage or price charged for tliein :-Is., }&!.; Is. (id., VJdL; 2B., Id.; 2s. Gd., Id.; 3s., Id.; 3«. 6d., Id.; 4e., Id.; 4s. Od., Id.; 5s., l^d.; 7b. 6d.,2d.; 10a., 3d.; 10a. Ud., 3d.; 15a., IS.; 20#., Sd.
P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
P.A.F.S. The usual fortnightlysmcetmg.v of .the Dukc*or::4tichmondi?Lodgc;^EA7F:S#t was held' oiv.^?ucsday,V27thftn3l'KvjBro.:: H-.' Whit ehorn,, W; M.y,. presided; . and. all officers were present. The social syl labub was read and adopted. Bro. King, was appointed assistant librarian; The W.M: was appointed; to attend Presentation" Night at Box Hill. A visitor, from No. i , was welcomed. . -A hearty vote - of - thanks to No. 13 (Ladies), who .'officered the Lodge, was responded to by Sister Courtney, W.M. Next -Lodge night will be loth February. - .
GAVE HIM AWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
GAVE HIM AWAY. Jones "dined out" with an old ac quaintance the other evening. "Don't wait up for me, dear," b|e eaid to his wife. "I may be late, but it can't be helped." At breakfaat next morning he was stopily silent; so was the breakfast room clock. "Maria, dear, there must be some thing wrong with that clock. I am sure I wound it op last night," he ventured at last. "No," answered the wife; "ypu wound uj> Freddy's musical-box in stead, and it played '!Ho'me, Sweet Home,' till three in the morning. The hall clock has also stopped, but I see that sou have left your cork screw in the .barometer."
A Deserving Case. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
-A~n . " r W A Dcsciv.n^ Caac. -r / A meeting will be 1..id at'Bones' Raihvay.Hotclj-SwanrStrectj-von^'rues day evening next (3rcl. ult.), at S-o'elock;, to make, arrangements &lt;for- a benefit ;in aid "of the ^vife .andv family: oi Mr. A-. , KortlaiKl,'Of-.Balmain-;St.,-.whoJias been, : laid up for :a considerable time."Mr: . [ E. J. Cotter, M.L.A., and Cr. Burgess, : I J.P., are taking an interest in the iiiovement: - ;->'AlI. i'informations can be" . ascertained from Mr. R. G. Moore, 30 Wall-stiect. -
Fruiterers' Picnic. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
Fruiterers' Picnic. The Annual Picnic of the Mel bourne and Suburban Retail Fruiterers' Association will be held at Queenscliff on Wednesday, next, 4th February, per p s. Weeroona, which leaves Port Melbourne Pier at 9 am. Early application should be made for tickets-Adults, 2s 6d ; children under 10, Is 3d. Ex-Cr Groom is again carrying out the secretarial duties.
Tariff Reform. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
Tariff Reform. Richmond is more interested in manufacture oil leather than any of the other suburbs, several of the largest tanneries being in thia dis trict. Amongst those who gave evidence this week before the Interstate Commission' in favor of higher protective duties were S. Ke'nnon (Kennon and Sons), -l. Hackett (Hackett Bros.), and G. W. Russell (Russell Bros.) The voluntary Military School of Instruction at Portsea was attended by 101 Officers and N.C.O's of the Ysurra. Borderers (56tli Infantry) comprising Richmond (Central, North and South), Burnley, Kew, Hawthorn, and Glenferrie Com panies. Lieut. Col. 11. A. Crouch was the Officer Commanding, and Captain II. S. Jacobs, A.D.C., acted as Camp Commandant. Other officers of the regimental staff present were Captain P. A. Comins, Lieut. H S. Conway (adjutant), and Lieut. J. It. Rigby. Several of the Councils around Melbourne are adding to their equipment a motor car. Richmond could very well do with one. If the streeta are to ...
Political Labour Council. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
Political Labour-..Council. Tin; North Richmond and 'Abbots-' foul Bianch, P.L.C., meets on Tues day evening next at St. Matthias' Mall, Church-strcet. All Unionists are eli gible to attend. The principal busi ness 01 the meetingvwill be-^(i); Nomi nation of.officers for ensuing year; (2) nominations for State Electoral Coun cil to control the Abbotsford -electoral campaign; ,(3) nominationsT-for" dele-, gate to the Easter,confeiencer -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
BRIDGE ROAD, near Lennox Street. The First, Most Comfortable, and Most Popular Theatre in Richmond. Carefully Selected tl First Bun " Pictures, accompanied l)y - Bright and Sparkling Music, rendered by the National Orchestra, liave made the National Theatre the talk of Richmond. Program Changed Every Monday & Thursday. The National is the Coolest Thoatre in the Suburbs. A Tip-Up Chair for Every Patron. Floors 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. New Talking anil Singing Pictures on Every Programme. POPULAR PRICES !- STDRe!S 6CIRCLE 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 i Grocer '36 CORSAIR Sl-REET, # ft RICHMOND, Invites YOU to come and hnova for yourselves his § Great System of Cash atul Credit Combined. Lowest Prices. Best Quality. Tel. 2375 Windsor, Ask any o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
Wiltshire's Tales hura n reputation of 15 yeir?' /, bahinl them. They embody all that is essential in a p«rfaat Ink, being Pare Fluid, Noa Corrosive ; and Permanent. Sold "by leading tationora everywhere. Refuse Sabatitatei / THE SWAN," Goraer cf OHUKOH and SWAN STBKET3 EAST RICHMOND CARLTON XXX and XXXX ALES. Patrons will find every convenience pro vided for them. COUNTER LUNCH 11 to 2 daily. Billiard SALOON fitted with one of Alcock'B best tables. TELEPHONE No 2902 Racing results. posted promptly aftor each race. KSTAbLISHEJ) 1858 X" John Champion, Late B. Baker, - Pharmaceutical & Dispensing Chemist, And 8urgeofl Dentist, 100 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND. RICHMOND OA»H TIMBER YARDS, BRI DGE ROAD, Corner Gardner 8t«. also CORNER SWAN aad BRIGHTON STS., SOUTH RICHMOND. Building Material of every description New and Second-hand -at Reasonable Prices. Flooring, Red Gum, Cement, Lining, Palings, Bricks, Weatherboards, Drain Pipee, Sand, Hardwood, Lime. Builders' Ironmongery Nails, Hi...
SECOND ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
SCCOMT . The -T match between the second elevens'lcsultcd m a win loi 1'il/ioj b\ 1S4 1 mis FiUio\ made 1O3 111 then '.hrbliiviniiiii^s;,-jiiici ^Richmond-: ? replied i\VilhvJa6iloi-5hvc wickcts; anil,:;coiitiiiu iinjf:!j0n^Monday,-.xarncd'Ulicwscurc-:-.tOi t/2 Fit/joy closed then bccond int mn^s with li\c wickets lor 301 and, putting Richmond 111 011 .1 somewhat, soft ».wicket,-, disposed: of .'tliyinjloiv-mni' ._Goolcy, Jo\cc,«S ^Capcw'ell, ancI"\eo~ batted best ~ 101 &lt;Richinond,-'aiul \teo, Richaidson, Paikcr, and Svensson did' the bowling _
CRICKET. RICHMOND v. FITZROY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
C RICK E T. -iRICI-iiAIOXCD v.- FITZKOY -Ridimoinl: lwcl'^ a; weak- team-in their:' ni.iti.li against FiUryj un Saturday, ;J^ave5,Sjniih -.(\vJiose-. uijiireclskiice still? gives Jinn tiouble), Lamparil (who \\.i$ jn ' Svdnej with the "Victorian ? team), Mauow (the fast bowlci), ; Stewai tj; iiiid;' Gleuwrighti'all/ being'ii;ib-' sent Kiti/o\ ,uso lidcl to I1111L' substi .tuttSrfoiv. threes olt,- their tea nil' The I'>Xcakne$S:/.otw.UicIiiiiond'--S''. bowling.-bat tel y was at once e\ident. when Delves .mil Bulstiup o"t going, the loimo making (58 betoie jMor^aii got hi» :,nitasiu e/--and:-Liidsiriip ? seored; S3 1 ere Lowe put an end to Ills caieei Xone ofnhc otliei batsmen made ninth . «t ' 1 stanrl, although " 110 tuvci than SIN"' managed to reach double ligurcs., \u ...,P"tai'niiin:i;-.(j8).-:-&lt;;'lJcclman-.: (J6j. - .Webb .iX-.4"3)i.-?Mf-Donaldj..Ci2^,-.'iAVooillord;vCn-); fairdv.Caiiiioii^ti3?.-iiotr.out)":'-r-a?hc-.scoiT* -263-was 110L a laige one nndci the circu...
A HEN REVENGED. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
A HEN REVENGED. A man killed a hen that belonged to ft neighbour because it flew into liis yard. Tks neighbour, says the Danbury Neiosman,vaa.da no demonstration. But he went around among the juveniles, and told.thom that th# Mie among them who could say " Shoes and socks shoelt Susan" four times .running, without mistake, would receive'two dollail from the hen killer. So they went up to his house, in the guilelessness of childhood, and filled the hall and the stoop, and crowded the yard, and made up their minds they would earn that two dollars or die. And they sailed in, and the man tried to driv» them off, but oouldn't, and then he went up stairs, but they followed him. The air re sounded with " Sliuwack snoozen socket" with hideous variations in the shrillest of voices keyed to the highest of pitches. In Vftin the victim appealed for meroy with ink bottles and hot water and mustard boxes. HiB arguments were unheeded and his eries wjere unheard, and he finally scaled a fenot tnd f...
A.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 31 January 1914
"A.O.K yarraberg 135 (\V. Ivott' 78, Wcatc i.5*: C. >Vhclicirpi\ o Jgr ,36^ WV-"\Vil-] "cliell l'uiir =for 35) v. Kew four lor 45 .;(G:. Witchell t(r not out;: VVeate three 'fur -_'3, J3urr 011c lor -21). Stui of Forest eight for lOi (A. L,il bmn 40. II. Lilbunt 30, G. Lilburn -i.|, , Lvbsworthy ty. Enriglu 15) v. Friar Tuck. liobm I loot! ;i walkover against Caniberwell. I-'rinees Hill 4iL and; two lor y (IJcu jainni 18) v. l'nde ol Richmond 35. Churches of Clinsi.^-Middlc Parle 63. '.. -(.J. LJ -M Kcau 17. R. Siaiup 10, Laid I'.nv y; Dixon m.-\ en ior "20) v. Adcl l>hians two- lor (>o (Phillips 28 not out. v .Simpson LY. Viarsh two lor 13). North ; Fit/rov 67 (_C,. Ilaker ly. T. WilliaiUo . 11A. Syinous - seven lor.31. J. Do row ski. iin>nd)-nine lor 131. (A. Svnioiis 30. ill B,a n let IJ.' S111 i 111 _i S. J& Geo r^e 17; 11'1 A1.rln V.111 17) f'"St. Georiic'^. .Melbourne.-Iy3 (Tra vis^S jiob out, J1.-Rck1,;I.T. Gray ;2i.; j.s Blanche li>. \V". Portei 10: H....