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SCIENTIFIC ITEMS. TRADES THAT BANISH DISEASE [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
SCIENTIFIC ITEMS. TRADES THAT BANISH DISEASE Breweries, tanneries, and printing ink factories are said to confer exj emotion from tuberculosis, and em1 ployees in turpentine factories ar&lt; known, to be singularly unsuscep' tible to rheumatic all'mentfc. CoppsJ mining, too, has been held to ex elude the possibility of typhoid among the workers. Shepherds en joy remarkable health. The odour of sheep appears to exercise some in fluence tending to the prevention ol disease. Sheep are especially good for whooping-cough, so that in a sheep country, when a child is taken down with this malady, it is the custom for- the mother to put it among the sheep to play. The next day, it is said,, the child will be. well. Men and women working in lavender, whether gathering or distilling it, are said never to suffer from neural gia or nervous headaches. Lavendei moreover, is as good as a sea voyage for giving tone to tha system. Per sons suffering from nervous break down frequently give the...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
BATES TO THE UNi'l'lCU KINGDOii AND FOBEIGN COUNTRIES. ..a. Letters-For every or un der ... . ' . 0 i V Post Cards-each 0 1 Reply Postcards-each .... 0- V Newspaper*-4ou. 0 1 Additional iiozs. 0 0V4 Commercial Papers-2028., 3d.; , 4ozs., 3^d.; 6oss., 4d.; 802s., 4V&d.; lOozs., 5&; then every 2ozs. to Gibs. . 0 1 Printed Papers, other than newspapers-For every 2oas. r or under, up to 51bs 0 1" fatterns and Samples - For every 2oza. or under, up to Bibs. 0 t Registration Fee . 0 B Parcels Post, wholly by sea For cach parcel ot lib. «r uadsr . ........... I ft
SARAH CURRAN BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
SARAH CURRAN BRANCH.. The Sarah Curran Branch'held its final social for the season in the Australian Hall, Church-street, on.Monday evening last, 7th inst. There was a very large attendance, the whole of the dancing space being taken up. Excellent music was supplied by Dwyer & White's Band, and Mr C Gardner acted as MX. " COaGULI-TI3," "KLINX," " TEN AS1TINE," Cements for breakage*, manufacturing purposes, etc. " LINSEED COMl'OUND," Trade .\Ii:rk of Kay's Compound Essence ct 1,'nsced for Couglis ami Colds. " LINSEED COMPOUND" fv>£ Couglis &nd' Colds. Loosens phlegm, .I'n.vs irritation.
THE WAY OF THE [?]. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
! FHE WAY OF THE WEN'S. I i : "I thought we bade our final adieu last night," said she when they were alone. "Something, has happened since 'hen." "A goort many things, no doubt; but what particular one, prithee ?" "I'll tell you a story." "I'd much rather you, spoke th# truth. I'm fond of novelties, you know !" replied the lady freezingly. "Besides," vhe a added pointedly, "your stories and 'you are alike they don't go t" » "This, I I'tncy," replied Harold confidently, "will end in an accep tance." "Many year,;. ago a v. oroan stood at a street corner. Many women have done the same th:ng both be fore and since, but, ? as our story doesn't concern +hem, we will leave them there, so to speak. This wo man was poor fcnd the worae-not for drink, but for wear. Some lads just out of school came bounding by her, full, as asual, of mischief. One of - the bounders made fun of her, whereupon another of the bounders reproached him. " 'Stow it !' said he. 'She's some body's mother, young V.ms, ...
PARCELS POST WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
PABOHLiS POS1 WITHIN Y^O , TORIA. Limit .weight, 111b. Limit of size, I 8ft 61a. In length, or Oft In girth aud length combined. Postage (to be pre paid by stamps)-lib. or under, 6d.; .ach extra lb., 3d. The stamp to be affixed to an adhesive label, to be ob tainable at any post office, which label will be attached to the parcel by tht postal receiving officer after he has ascertained the weight No parcel will b« accepted unless felly prepaid.
T. B. McMANUS BRANCH. I.N.F. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
McMANUS BRANCH. I.N.F. There was a large attendance at the fortnightly meeting of the above Branch, held in the Dis pensary Hall, Church-street, on Monday evening, 31st ult. Brc. D. Sullivan presided in the absence of the Chief Ranger (Bro. F. Meenan.) Bros. J. P. Ginnane (High Chief Ranger), J. J. Behan (Past High Chiet Ranger), T. A. Madigan (District Chief Ranger), T. J. McMahon, W. Flanagan, and P. W. .Hyland (members of Board of Directors) were also present. One new member was elected, and one nominated for membership. **The secretary re ported that there was, at time of meeting," no one on the sick fund. It was decided to keep any member on active military service good on the books whilst so en gaged. At the conclusion of business a social evening, arranged by Sarah Curran (lacfies) Branch was held. Between the dances songs were given by Misses N. Cummins, G. Ford, White and Mr Max Davis. During the even ing the presentation of a Past Chief Ranger's Certificate and photograph ...
RATES OF COMMISSION. Money Orders Payable in the Commonwealth. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
V BATES OF COMMISSION. J Money Orders Payable in the Common wealth. Any sum utft ever £5, 6&lt;L; over £5, but not over £10, 18.; over £10, bat not over £15, Is. 6d.; over flit, bat not ever £20, 2& Money Orders by Telegraph. : To New Sooth Wales, Queensland, Booth Australia. Tasmania, and Perth (Western Australia)-Charge for t message In addition to above rate*. I
LOYAL MIGNONETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
LOYAL MIGNONETTE. The Loyal Mignonette (ladies) met at lodge roum, Oddfellows' Hall, on Monday evening last, the W.M., Sister Liddle, presiding. Two proposals for membership were received. The item on the syllabus, " Glass Night," resulted in a good response. It was re ported that the Picture Night-had been a financial success. The syllabus item for next lodge . night, 21st inst., is "Bruce Auction." A Social will be held at Odd fellows' Hall on October loth. Admission, i/
CHAPTER XI. FRANCOIS LESTOCQ. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
CHAPTER XI. FRANCOIS LESTOCQ. ' For a lnrd-working barrister, Lance started the day with a very simple meal., prepared by himself in his .chambers, and usually consisting of coffee, toast, and eggs, with an oc casional ? chop ; luinch and dinner he ' had outside. As he was going through ' Jiis' letters one morning, three weeks &lt; after his return from Norwich, he found two that were more than pass ing interest to him-one from Violet and one from Andrew Forwood. The solicitor's letter seemed to call for prompt attention, and he interrupted his breakfast to read that first. The ! commencement was unimportant, but ' the latter part Lance read over two or three times. It ran as follows : 1 am more than ever at a loss to account for the actions of Mr. Char teris, or for his motives. He has : given me to understand that I am j no longer his solicitor or adviser. I You remember the deeds he took j away with him on the night sou : were in my office. He has since re moved all the r...
DUKE OF RICHMOND LODGE, P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
DUKE OF RICHMOND. LODGE, F.A.F.S. The fortnightly meeting of the Duke of Richmond Lodge was held at the lodge room, Foresters' Hall, Swan-street, on Tuesday evening last. One member was initiated, and two proposed. The challenge from L.O.L., No. g, to a game of Bowls was accepted, Bro. J. Evans, W.M., to captain the team. A letter was received from a brother in distress, arid it was decided to keep him financial on the books. It was also decided to purchase tickets for art union in aid ol widow of a late member. The cricket club secretary notified that balance-sheet of the club would be submitted at the next meeting. The sum of £i i/- was donated to the City of Kichmrad Australian Patriotic Fund. Mem bers were reminded of a Picture Night on 17th inst., at National Theatie, "for Richmond Friendly Societies' Association ; also the Patriotic Carnival on 12th inst., at Exhibition. At the conclusion of ludge business, a pleasant time was sp-nt with indoor sports, comprising nail driving,...
COPYRIGHT. PRINCE OF ROGUES A ROMANCE OF ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA. PART 6. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
COPYRIGHT. " PRINCE OF ROGUES A ROM MICE OF ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA. By W. Murray Graydon, Author oi ?'The Heir of the Loudans,'.' "Mat thew Quin," etc., etc. PART 6. "What first suggested to you that there, might be something wrong ?" asked Lance. "I can hardly tell you," was the reply. .' 'It is difficult to pot into words. . When Mr. Charteris entered the room that night I knew him in stantly-he had the face and build, the walfo, the accent in speaking,that I remembered so well in the younger son of fifteen 5 ears ago. But at the same time something repelled me. An inner voice whispered to me that' all was not as it should be. In short, I felt that the man before me was an impostor." L»ance was impressed by the solici tor's earnestness, but only for a mo ment. "Legally speaking," be said, "the case has not a leg to stand upon. There have been false claimants, like the notorious Arthur Orton, but from the first they committed errors, or displayed ignorance, that led to fu ture detec...
A TALE OF FOUR FLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
A TALE OF FOUR FLIES. There were once four flies that made their way into a certain pan try and determined to have a feast. One flew to the sugar and ata heartily ; but he soon died, for the sugar was full of white lead. The second chose the flour as his diet, but he fared no better, for the Sour was loaded with plaster ol Paris. The third sampled the syrup, and his six lebs were presently raised in the air, for the syrup was coloured with anilin dyes. The fourth fly seeing all his friends dead, determined,to end his life also, and drank deeply of the fly-poison which he found in a convenient eau :er. He is still alive and in good health. That, too, was adulterated. "Die Gartenlaube." 8aid the Cabinet, "We know the tricks Of the trade that is callcd Politics . Though the country resort To the Bankruptcy Court What matters-if you're in a V" -The "World." Would-be Cyclist : "I thought you said that after twelve lessons of., an hour each I should kno'.v how to ride ?" Instructor : "So ...
COMEDIAN'S LITTLE JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
COMEDIAN'S LITTLE JOKE. __ A "? 'A celebrated comedy actor enliven td the tedium of a long railway Journey with a practical joke. Taking advantage of a long wait at a junction, he left the carriage and Btrolled along the station plat form. Addressing a busy porter he said* "Please tell me at what time thit train will leave." The porter replied. "'3.41, sir," and went on with his work* A minute or so later the same rail* way man was greeted with the re mark, "Excuse me, my man, but what time does this train depart 1" "3.41," said the porter sharply, as I've told you once before." The actor again entered his com partment, and, addressing the other travellers, said, '"How strangely im polite all railway officials seem." The old gentleman in the opposite .orner looked up from his paper and laid that his experience on that par ticular line had been very satisfac tory. He'd back 'em against any body of men. Other passengers also defended tha men as very "obliging and civil." The actor's r...
PACKETS, ETC. Preparation For Post. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
PACKETS, HTO. preparation F«r Post. Packets may be cent, 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 ?ide (if the, cover be slit, the opening must be of the full extent of the end or aide, and the contents must be easy .f withdrawal). The cover may beai 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, bat ' officers of the department may cut the ?tring to examine the contents, and tie the packet up again. Samples of Beads, irugs, etc., which cannot be sent as open packets, may be enclosed In bags or boxes, fastened so as to be easily andons and re-fastaaed. Nate.-If the above conditions b* not complied with, packets are regarded as Insufficiently paid letters, and charged accordingly.
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. For the Information of our reader* we herewith pubUnk th» SATES FOR PLAGES IN VICTORIA, a. d. (&lt;erters-Half-ounce or under .0 1 " For every ounce ... 0 2 Express Delivery-For each letter or .packet, not exceed ing 8oz., for first mile (in ad dition to ordinary postage). .04 for every additional balf-miie or under *.... 0 2 Late fee . . 9 1 Jackets - Commercial and printed1' papers (maximum weight 51bs., dimensions not tfi exceed 2ft. In length, 1ft depth or width), for every 2os. or fraction thereof ... 0 1 Patterns and samples, packets of merchandise, -?tc. (maxi mum weight lib,, dimensions not to exceed 2ft in length, lft In depth or width), rate of postage for every 2o>. or n t. Books-For every 4oi. or an- . der, up to Bib*. ....... 0 1 Newspaper*-For each .new*- : pap«r . . . . 6 Obi Newspapers, magazine*, and publications not published In fh« Commonwealth, 2ok.. . . 0 0% Post Cards-each .... * . 01 Beply Post Cards-each .- > .08 Litter Cards...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
ORDINARY (TELEGRAMS. i " a. C Town and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the send ing station, including address and signature (not exceeding sixteen words) ........ fl I Cacti additional word B 1 Other places within the State, except town and suburban, including address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 0 8 Hach additional word 0 1 interstate, i.e., from any one - State to any other State, in cluding address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 1 0 ttach additional word .'.... 0 1 - Double the foregoing rates to be charged for the transmission of tele grams on Sunday, Christmas Day, and Good Friday, and for "Urgent" tele grams. ... v
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Notes may be obtained al any foct Office ia Victoria. - Tke following are the denominations .f the notes, and tlie poundage or price charged for them :-Is., ad.; Is. 6d., fa.; 2a., Id.; 2s. 6d., Id.; 3s., Id.; 3a. 6d* 1&lt;L; 4s., Id.; 4a. 6d., Id.; 5a., l^d.; 7s. 6d., 2d.; 10s., Sd.; 10*. 6tL, 3d.; 16a., H.; 20a., M.
HAD LOST OTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
HAD LOST OTHERS. A man was brought up at the local police-court by- a' farmer, and accused of stealing some ducks. The farmer said he should know them anywhere, and went on to describe their pecu liarity. ''Why," said the magistrate, "they can't be such a rare breed ! I have .some like them in my yard." "That's very likely, your honour," said the farmer ; "these are not the only ducks, of the same sort I have had stolen lately !" Cockroaches dislike turpentine, . so sprinkle it freely where they congre gate, and they will gcjon
Friendly Societies. RICHMOND BRANCH, A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 12 September 1914
Friendly Societies. RICHMOND BRANCH, A.N.A. At a meeting of the Richmond Branch, A.N.A., held in the Aus tralian Hall, Church-street, on Thursday evening, 3rd inst., it was decided that a sum ot £3 3/ be donated to the Richmond City Australian Patriotic Fund, and also the sum of 10/6 to the Richmond Ladies' Patriotic Sew ing Fund. The attention of members was directed to the fact that it had been decided, in order to co.iserve their medical and pecuniary interests in the Associa tion, that the Board of Directors will defray the contributions of members who may join the Ex peditionary Forces for service outside the State of'Victoria, and also those transferred to costal fortifications during the period* of such service, the foregoing" to apply only to members who were financial at the last August Quarterly Meeting, and no pay ment will be made for any period prior to the date of that meeting. Members entitled to the claim are requested to communicate with the Branch secretary, Mr Wil...