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Donation of City to Charities Tops £500. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
Donation of City to Charities Tops £ 500. Like a good many others who can not afford it, Richmond Council must continue to support deserving chari ties. On Monday night it was agreed to vote £525 to such purpose. The allotment is as follows:-Richmond Ladies' Benevolent Society (in four quarterly instalments) £80, Richmond Dispensary £50, Richmond P.L.C. Un employed Relief Committee £30, Mel bourne Hospital - £25, Richmond Creche. Alfred Hospital, Women's Hospital, St. Vincent's Hospital, Chil dren's Hospital, Homoeopathic Hos pital, Austin Hospital fcr Incurables, Poor Box, St. Vincent de Paul's Men's Society, Richmond, £20 each, St. John's Ambulance Association £15, Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne District Nursing Society, Foundling Hospital and Infants' Home. East Mel bcurne, Foundling Hospital, Broad rnendows, Victorian Association Braille Writers, Lady Talbot Colony for Epi leptics, Convalescent Home for Men, Fye and Ear Hospital, £10 each; Home for Ae-d and Infirm, Richmond ...
Tommy Cookers. THE SOLDIERS' FRIEND. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
Tommy Cookers. THE SOLDIERS' FRIEND. When asked "What are Tommy Cookers?" an American lady replied with alliterative terseness: "Tiny tins to heat eats for Tommys' tummies," and the description fits the article. These little heaters are to be issued to every Australian soldier, and their usefulness and convenience are self. evident. They are heaters and cups combined, and when not in use fold into a small and easily carried parcel.
TUFTS OF TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
TUFTS OF TURF. Twenty Thousand. A Fair Sized Win. Such was the Score at the Valley on Saturday. Not by any one individual, but for many-the Repatriation Fund. Now it is being put forward as an argument as to why the gates should remain open. To our minds it only strengthens the argument that the gates should remain shut-against the "prop." clubs. Let Saturday racing go on, as we have all along said, but let it be not for the benefit of a few, but for the many, for the National Cause. To-day it will be the National-the Grand National-and every penny of profit for the National War Funds. And why should it not be the case every Saturday? The "prop." racing has simply got to go, and it is no use playing with the question. And while on the question, will anybody tell us if they have yet seen I how or when or where you go about joining the new Valley and Epsom Clubs. Ha, ha, ha! It's a great joke, truly., If they are the real thing and the general public are eligible for membership, why n...
Council Displays Interest in Local Charitable Societies—Direct Representatives Appointed to Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
Council Displays Interest in Local Charitable Societies-Direct Repre sentatives Appointed to Committee. For years and years and years and years, as Leonard Nelson used to sing. the committee of the Richmond Lad ies' Benevolent Society have endeav ored to urge our representative citi zens the desirability of their taking an active interest in the working as well as support of the society. On oc casions a special hint has. been con veyed that wives of councillors would be welcome if they would co-operate in the work and management of the society. Save lri cihe or two notable instances, the invitation passed un heeded. It must, therefore, be with some measure of surprise that the society is now informed by the council that it. will only allot the annual grant of £80 on condition that four repre sentatives nominated by the council are allowed on the committee. The Mayor and Cr. J. H. Robinson, with Mrs. Cowen and Mrs. Rogers, were named as the council representatives. We have aught to s...
Five Hundred Children Confirmed in St. Ignatius' Church Last Sunday—Impressive Sight at Ceremony by Archbishop. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
Five Hundred Children Confirmed in St. Ignatius' Church Last Sunday Impressive Sight at Ceremony by Archbishop. Snic and span in their spotless clothes, with the girls dressed in white and wearing veils, five hundred children had the sacrament of confir mation administered to them at St. Ignatius' Church last Sunday after noon. His Grace Archbishop Mannix, assisted by Father Brennan and Father Delaney, performed-the cere mony. The centre of the church wwas r.Eserved for the children, the. girls being on one side and the boys on the other. With faces upturned and hands reverently clasped, they whis pered the prayers, and the sight was a beautiful and impressive.one.. Row after row of boys, and then girls subsequently knelt at the altar rails and the rites were administered.
Red Cross Winter Collection Shows Slight Falling Off—June Total £55. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
Red Cross Winter Collection Shows Slight Falling Off-June Total £55. Red Cross collections for June totalled £55 0/5, made up as follows: West Ward £26 0/8, Central £13 2/1, South £5 4/6, North £8 4/2, East £2 9/-. Individual collectors' totals were:-Mrs. Kemp £13 14/3, Mrs. Bradshaw £6 17/4, Mrs. Wansley £4 1/11, Mrs. Dunlop £3 11/-, Mrs. Bar celo £3 4/, Mrs. Owen £2 18/9, Miss Bahn £2-16/6, Mrs. Burgess £2 15/, Miss Snow £1 14/10, Mrs. Allanson £1 3/10, Miss Beissel 19/6, Mrs. Fran cis 13/6, Miss Twitchctt 13/1, Miss Sweetman .12/9, Miss Baines 12/6, Miss Myers 10/7, Mr. Kemp 11/9, Mrs. Williams 10/6, Mrs. Strugnell 9/, Mr. Gaylard 8/, Mrs. Gladstone 6/11. They had lost their way in their new and expensive car. "There's a finger-post," she said to her husband, who got out of the car and flashed his flashlight on the board. "Are we on the right road?" she asked. He read, "To the workhouse." "Yes," he answered, "we're on the righr road and we didn't know it."
Richmond City Band. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
Richmond City Band. Richmond City Band w ill hold a picture night at the All British Cine ma. Bridge-road, on Monday night. Members are practising hard on Beethoven's works in anticipation of a contest at Ballarat next October. There is room for two E flat bass play ers in the band. The juvenile band is nr-nressinr satisfactorily, and now numbers sixteen members. The Richmond City Band will give a per formance in the Barkly Gardens on Sunday afternoon, July 15.
"THE GUARDIAN" in MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
"THE GUARDIAN" in MELBOURNE. Meeting the wishes of many readers from other districts who have experienced difficulty in securing early delivery of the "Guardian," arrangements have been made for its sale in the city proper. $.= The "Guardian" is now ob- ) Stainable "at 6 p.m. every Friday .4. at ST. PAUL'S BOOKSTALL, Corner of Flinders and Swanston f Streets. . *H +++- 4+++++++++++++ . H 1 f +$+!i*
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
Ca> e itri ing's STEmR SALE Hundreds of Ladies alive to the many benefits of a Stirling Midwinter Sale thronged OUR GREAT EMPO RIUM_ eagerly sharing in the Unpre cedented Values offered. The Sale moves steadily on, crowned with success, and bringing satisfaction to all! SEND FOR SALE BILL SHOP BY MAIL! Gabardine Coat Frock, Black Coney Seal Heavy Tweed Cost in fawn, similar to.. Coat-fully flared, % Skirt, in dark colors, style, small collar and" length, fastened to fully flared coat, with open rever, sash belt neck. Usual price 11 belts to finish at side, to finish at waist.- guineas; front; coat lined. Usual price 52/6; Sale Price 7 gns. Usual price 49/6; Sale Price 45/ - Sale Price 39/6 OTHER REMARKABLE VALUES. COAT FROCKS in grey tweed, latest styles. Usual price, 35/-; Sale Price .. .. .. .. .. .. 21/ An assortment of Odd Tweed Coats, in all wool tweed, 3 and full length. Usual price, 35/- to 55/-; Sale Price .......... .. .. ... 19/6 Smart Black Cloth Coats, in full length,...
CITY OF RICHMOND. VOTERS' LISTS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
CITY OF RICHMOND. VOTERS' LISTS. The Voters' Lists are in my custody' and may be inspected between the 9th and 14th days of July inclusive at the Town Clerk's Office. Copies may be also inspected at the following places at all reasonable hours: North Ward.-Geo. Vawdon's Estate Agency, 182 Victoria-street. SOUTH WARD.-Police Station, Church-street. East Ward.-Police Station, Burn ley-street. West Ward.-John Fife's News agency, 230 Lennox-street. Central Ward.-Police Station, Bridge-road. Ratepayers are respectfully re quested to examine the lists so that any clerical error may be rectified by the Revision Court. Claims and ob jections in respect of the lists may be delivered pr sent by post to me according to the forms in the 4th and 5th Schedules to the Local Govern ment Act 1915, or to the like effect not later than 14th July. C. C. BLAZEY, Town Clerk. Town Hall, Richmond, July 7, 1917.
Shipbuilding in Victoria—Customs Boat Launched at Williamstown [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
a a, sbhipbuilding in Victoria---Custoiiis Boat Launched at Williamstown 1. Naval and Customs Officials. 2. The divers who assisted In the launching. 3. The "Killara" just after she had taken the water. T he launching of the boat marks an advance in shipbuilding in Victoria. She was built at the Naval Depot and looks graceful and seaworthy. Her dimensions are-length 70ft., beam 14ft., and depth Sit. 6in. Her engines will be of 220 horse power. PJctures by E. C. Joshua. ... . . .. -- . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 5 III .r .-rr .. " " -L . _ Z ! :
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
The Name On Shirts, Collars or Pyjamas is a clear indication of your preference for the best in value and quality. Made by PEARSON, LAW LTD., Richmond, Victoria. ....'s :. '. ".:;.. .. . -:-d .*-' ;,:.- , ? .'-.-: -- - .. ,-,,: - . -? .? .:. -'-- ·? ..' :. "[ .€ -I _ 4 ~ IllQŽ ?llenhs ?r Cre L o of 132 Bridge Road ?" Anm n Goods ,T; ket oes,:;t' ., ao yHave Enlarged Their ):•. . .: .-"- ? .: .. .. -.__ _ SG ICTURE RA PISN Zr4:-- ~ and CROCKEIRY DEPOT - .:~ .,, . .,- . ? 'h.. ,. h r r P'Having taken the l adjoining premises, which were pre-o .i" STHIS IS THE SHOP. viously occup:ed: oy t hInmond Importing Company at Poener of L ennox St. and Br .ge d. . GLASSWARE OF EVERY DESCRIPTION. ALL KINDS OF PICTURE FRAMiNG DONE ON THE PREMISES. We ave a great variety of Picture Framing Material on hand, having bought largely before the war; this being so, cut omers - have a choice of variety to selet from. 'Phone: Central 5263. .4 . - 0AR WINDOWS And at 480 Bridge Road, near Burney Street GLSWR...
Richmond Carrying Firm's Social Club.—Wallbridge's Employes Have Enjoyable Dance. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
Richmond Carrying Firm's Social Club.--Wallbridge's Employes Have Enjoyable Dance. Stimulating good fellowship among ,the employes of the firm with their relatives and friends, the Wallbridge Social Club is doing good work. A dance was held in the Masonic Hall, Swan-street, last Saturday week, when a pleasant time was spent. The employes of this well-known carry ing firm take a keen interest in the welfare of the club, and they have a live committee. Messrs. D. Grace, G. Pearson and D. Egan had chargeI .of arrangements on this occasion, and TLr. A. Stephenson, at the piano, was another factor in the general enjoy-I ment. If oranges are to be peeled, place them in the oven for a few minutes. or pour boiling water over them and let them stand for five minutes. The white. bitter inside skin will then come off with the rind. come ·
AN EMOTIONAL CRISIS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
AN EMOTIONAL CRISIS. The music of the band. The people crowding around. The voice of the recruiting sergeant. The decision not to get closer. The congestion of the people. The anger at the chap who stands on your toes. The push up a bit closer. The eagerness to hear the rest of the story. The shivers up the spine. The boys in khaki. The fellows. you used to know. The tightening of the throat. The flag--and Austr'alia. The desire to go away and cry. The weak feeling in the knees. The determination to Do One's Bit. The getting on to the platformi. The cheers of the crowd and the comradeship of men. The glad realisation that Germany is up against it.
IMPOSSIBLE THINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
IMPOSSIBLE THINGS. There are some thing I cannot do; and all of such things I. eschew. I can't stand up and make a talk; my efforts give the crowd a shock. I tried it often in the past, and had the sense to quit at last. When ever I reared up and tried to let some ob servations slide, with folks before me, -rank on rank, my mind - became a shoreless blank. I groaned and gurgl ed for a while, and wore afi idiotic smile, and then my friends, with grief and rage, would come and push me from the stage. The country's full of busy gents who .cannot talk worth thirteen cents. They've bored you often; you'll admit; they lack my sense-they do not quit. I used to think that I could sing; I warbled songs like everything. This fond delusion. long I kept, until I saw that people wept, and tore their gar ments and their hair, when I with mu sic filled the air, and then. I knew I must be wrong, I wasn't built for noble song. And though this knowledge deeply bit, I took my sign in, and I quit. The ...
STEAK AND MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
STEAK AND MISTAKE. "You have: some beefsteak, .of course:?" queried a man"who had hur riedly entered a butcher's shop. "Yes, sir." "And .beefsteak is good to take the color out of a black eye." "The best thing in the world, sir." "Good! Save two pounds for Riley." "What Riley?" "The Riley who lives in -Blank street. I'm going to black both his' optics. He'll probably call in half ,an hour. Good evening!" Twenty minutes later the same man came back with his coat in rags, his collar gone, his nose damaged, and both eyes puffed up. :"Did you find Riley?" asked the shopman with a twinkle in his eye. "I did, sir, and he has kindly con sented to let me use .the beefsteak." At Mungindi (N.S.W.) there, is an old-age pensioner, in. receipt of ten shillings a week:-. One day he went to the Red Cross and gave 2/6, and said that every week the'reafter he in tended to bring 2/6. This voluntary giving-up of 25 per cent of his income is really better than if he were get ting £1000 a year and gave ...
GIVE US UNDERSTANDING. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
GIVE' US UNDERSTANDING. We walk life's way with .those dear hearts we cherish, Yet, ah! .how seldom do we. under stand. We keep the tender words•. of love unspoken Until their souls have reached that other Land. We journey -on, and iin our heedless sti'iving ". To hasten on towards the' promiised goal; - ::.. -- . We do not see the outstretched hand imploring, Nor heed the cry of some despairing soul..... .... We mean to work before the long day closes; But while we seek a great and noble deed, We lose.the golden chance which God has given To help a brother in his hour of need.: While other hands and hearts are working bravely, And souls responding to the plead ing cry, We hope and dream, and while we wait and wonder Our chances come and pass un heeded by. We keep within our heart. some fan . ied grievance, And. though one word would heal the .cruel smart, - We will not speak that word of peace -and pardon,, And as the days go on we drift apart. -Alpha. It's: neve too: late to; lear...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 7 July 1917
NOTICE OF REMOVAL. Rapet Co ro©y FASHIONABLE HAIRDRESSER and TOBACCONIST Has Removed to More Commodious Premises 415 SWAN STREET (a Few Doors past BURNLEY ST.) which he has fitted up as an up-to-date Hair Dressing Salon Comfort and Cleanliness Assured. Best Brands of Tobacco. Cigars and Cigarettes Always in Stock. All Appliances Sterilised. S-IMPORTANT NOTICE ~ New and Up=to=Date Premises Occupied by `' Pod More ros. S - (Near Punt Road). *i LoansiU Granted: 3 959£109E20 to £1000 PEOPLhe !or EANYONE ind ad positiaeon to repFiayrm of 0 * ESY REPAYMENTS ACCORNTDING TO YOUNANR INCOME. STRICTEST PRIVACY AND ALL COMMUNICATIONS KEPT ABSOLUTEL ENTIAL. NO ANNOYING INQUIRIES OR , REGISTRATION OF ANY DESCRIPTION. REASONABLE TERMS, BECAUSE WE ADVANCE OUR CASH. 33EVERY CONSIDERATION IN CASE OF SICKNESS OR LOSS OF. TIME. •o " PRIVACY. " (Near Punt Road) =Y ER HAVE 'A BIG`LIS-OVILLAS AND COTTAGES FOR SALE. WE HAVE "AR "T DRIVE INTENDING BUYERS TO INSPECT. . NERS: WE CAN ALWAYS DO.. WITH MORE PROP...