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POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
^POSTAL INFORMATION. - For the information of onr reader* we herewith publish the KATES FOB PLACES IN VICTORIA. . s. d. .(otters-Half-ounce or under . -0 1 " For every ounce ... 0 2 Express Delirery-For each letter or packet, not exceed ing 8oa" for first mile (in ad dition to ordinary postage). . 0 4 Cor every additional half-miie or aader 0 2 Late fee . 0 1 Jackets - Commercial and printed papers (maximum weight 51bs., dimensions not &lt;4 exceed 2ft. In length, 1ft depth or width), for every 2ot. or fraction thereof ... 0 1 Patterns and Samples, packet# at merchandise, stc. (maxi mum weight lllk, dimensions net to exceed 2ft in length, lit in depth or width), rate N of postage for every 2o*. or ? fraction thereof . . , . /. . 0 1 " 6ook»-For every 4o«. or nn . der, up to 61b«. ...... . . 0 1 Newspaper*-For each news paper . . 0 (m Newspapers, magazine*, and publications not published in the Commonwealth, 2o&. . . 0 Oft Peat Cards-each .... » . 0 1 Reply Post Cards...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAtoa. towu and suburban, within prescribed limits, or witiiin fifteen miles from the send ~ lug station, including address and signature (not exceeding .s-~ .... sixteen-words) ..... .... 0 J Bach additional word 8 1 Other places within the State, ' except town and suburban, including address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 0 B ' VDach 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 Bach 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. ,
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
POSTAL^ NOTES. Postal Mote* may be obtained at an* Post Office in-Victoria. The following are the denominations .f the notes, and tlie poundage or prict charged for them:-1B., ^d.; Is. 6d. JfrL; 2B., Id.; 2B. 6d., Id.; 3s., Id.; 3B. 8d., Id.; 4a., Id.; 4s. Od., Id.; 5a., l%d.: U. 6d., 2d.; 10B., 8d.; 10a. 6d., 3d.j 15B., 2(*., 8cL
EDITORIAL LIMITATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
EDITORIAL LIMITATIONS. The belief that an editor knows nverything is widespread, but one small boy has discovered the limitations of llie editorial mind. Here is the anec dote as ire got it from a contemporary: .' Father." asked this small son of an editor, "is Jupiter inhabited?" " I don't know, my son," was the truthful answer. Presently lie was interrupted again. "Father, is there any sea serpent?" "I don't know, my son." The little fellow was manifestly cast down, but- presently rallied, and again approached the great sou-ne of infor mation. " Father, what does tht north pole look like?" But, alas! again the answer: " I don't know, mv son." \t last, in desperation, he inquivd, .h withering emphasis, "Father, 1. ' YOU. Ret to he in editor?" " COAGULOE," " KLINX," " TEN ASITINE," Cements for breakage* manufacturing purposes, etc. " LINSEED COMPOUND" for Coughs and Colds. Relieves asthma ard difficult breathing. "LINSEED COMPOUND," Of &lt;8 years' proven efficacy, for Cough...
Died at His Post. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
Died at His Post. Amidst the general jubilation at tlie capture of German New Guinea by the Australian Expeditionary Force, a tinge of sadness casts a gloom o'er the otherwise bright horizon by reason of the loss of six lives in the effort, in addition to several wounded. Members of the Richmond Rifle Club mourn the death of one of their comrades, Wiliiam G. Vincent Williams. A.B., and their sympathy goes &lt;Mit to the bereaved mother, who has lost her only so,n Deceased was only 2S years of age, and his kindly disposition gained him the respect of all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance. Lie was a member the Royal Naval Reserve, and was just completing his tiftli lenn of service. He has fallen on the field of honor, and his heroic self-sacrifi .re in his country's cauie should always gratefully remembered.
MEN'S CURIOSITY TESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
MEN'S CURIOSITY TESTED. Men are as curious as women. The .ate Duke of Westminster had on the mantelpiece of the principal guest chamber devoted to bachelors at Eaton Hall a clock below which was placed an nscrption, Please do not touch." A famous politician who was an oc cupani of the room asked his noble host, after dinner, the reason for this prohibitory request. " 1 have often contended with my wife," replied the Duke, " that w-ten .ire more curious than men. To satisfy me of the contrary fact, she has placed the clock which you refer to in the bachelor's room with the notice affixed to it. The result hns been that every man, with one notable exception, who has occupied the room has asked me for the reason of the notice." "And who, may I ask," rejoined the interested guest, " was the notable ex ception you mention?" "Mr. Fawcett, the Postmaster-Gen eral," replied the Duke: "but, then, poor man, he was blind!"
Join the Kifle Club [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
Join the Kifle Club The officers of the Rifle Club are 1 appealing to citizens to identify themselves with that organisation. Although they may never be called to take up arms, still it is well for every man and youth to be able to use the rifle. Intending members can be enrolled every evening at the club room, Market buildings Church street, where Captain Sad ler, secretary Chipper and others will be in attendance to give all particulars. Splendid faculities are afforded for instructing recruits and many of the club's bests Bhots knew little about rifle shooting a short while ago.
CALLING "SMITH." [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
CALLING "SMITH." Miss Kate Field relates at some length ail experience which she had in trying to sleep in an hotel in a Utah mining town, whore the partitions between the rooms were of boards merely, and quit* innocent of lath and plaster. The ordin ary going and coming of the early part of tho night and the snoring of the lat er hours were bad enough, but toward morning, when at last she had fallen asleep, a loud voice shouted from her keyhole: " Smith! Smith 1" As her name was not Smith, she made no response. "SmithI" came the shout again. "It's time to get up 1" " Jly name is not Smith," she then answered. _ " What is~your name then P If it ain't Smith, it ought to be. You're down on the register as Smith." From acrtiss the hall came the call of the day clerk, who occupied the room there: " No, that ain't Smith. Smith's at the end of the hall." "Well, this is the end of the hall," came from the neighbourhood of the keyhole again. It was the voice of the porter. "Aren't there two...
AMUSING STORIES. HE, TOO, WAS A PARENT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
AMUSING STORIES. HE, TOO, WAS A PARENT. This story of Henry IV., of Franc®, u (old. The King always insisted upon Us children calling him papa, aa he did not wish them to address him by the titles of Sire and Majesty, according to the ceremonial adopted at foreign oourts. He was in the habit of taking part in the childish amusements of his little ones. One day, as he was going around a room on all fours with the Dauphin, his first-born, on his back, an ambassador unexpectedly entered the apartment. The King, without chang ing his posture, said to him : "Sire, have you children of your own ?" "Yes, sire," was the reply. "Ah, well, in that case I will finish my ride round the room." '
Diphtheria Preven ion [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
Diphtheria Preven ion The Municipal Conference, con vened at the instance of Rich uoinl Council to consider the question of diphtheria prevention, lu-t at the Melbourne Town Hall o,n'Thursday afternoon last. Ueinvseniativ-fs ?were present from 10 municipalities. Cr Kemp (Richmond) who ini*uted the movement, was voted to the chair. After a general discussion, on the question of detection and survellance of diphtheria carriers, it was decided that a committee be appointed to recommend a 'scheme for adoption by the whole of the Councils within the Metropolitan area ; committee to comprise Crs Kemp, Hay ward, Allard, Walks, Cash, and Dr. Wheeler.
New Minister of Customs. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
New Minister of Customs. The selection of Mr Frank Tudor as Minister of Customs in the new I Federal Cabinet should be hailed I ,with satisfaction by manufacturers and artisans generally, for he is an ardent Protectionist, and his experi ence as Minister of Customs in the previous Fisher Government having given him a thorough grip of the. fiscal question, he should have considerable influence in procuring increased protection for Australian industries. Geo.Whiteburst, 241 Bridge-road, Richmond
National Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
National Picture Theatre. The program for Monday^ Tu^s- J day and Wednesday evenings 'at. the National Theatre will includes-. Pathe's Australian Gazette (topical ; A Deserted Temple in Pekin, scenic; Mein Lieben . Kittrina Satches a Convict, cotnedy ; The Sea Gull drama ; The Old, Old Story, comic; Telephone Strate-gy drama ; A Bargain Automobile, comic; The Shattered Tree two reel Edison drama; The Latent Spark two reel drama by Domino On Thursday the programme, will be ^changed as usual, when the principal features will include The Lion's Escape, a wild animal drama by Gaumont, 2475 feet; Mabel's^few Job, a remarkably humorous two reel comedy ; also the first of the Dolly of the Dailies series of drama* by Edison, viz., I he Perfect Truth Commencing 011 Monday week 28th inst., Nero and Agrippina, a great historical production in ten parts will be shown for three nights only. A Grand Concert will be he!d in Richmond Town Hall on Wednes day evening mxfc, 2;3rd inst., in aid of Burn...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
B RIDGE ROAD, near Lennox Street. fhe First, Most Comfortable, and Most Popular Theatre in Richmond. Carefully Selected " First Run " Pictures, accompanied "by - - Bright and Sparkling Alusic, rendered by the National Orchestra, have 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/ POPULAR PRICES I STDReIs 6CIRCLE IS Children Half Price to all Parts/ except on Saturday Nights. Seats may be Booked at Eaulkner's, opposite Theatre, 3d. extra. . "isiTi ' a Henry Skead ^ 36 a General Grocerl CORSAIR S1RKET, RICHMOND, Invites YOU to come and know for yourselves his Great System of Cash and Credit Combined. Lowest Prices. Best Quality. Tel. 2375 Windsor. A sic any of our numerous Customers-they will tell you. h , vjjL...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
Always Use Good Tnk W iltahire'a Inka hive |a reputation of 35 years' standing behind them. They embody all that ib essential in a partect Ink, being Pare Fluid, Noa Corrosive . and Permanent. Sold by leading tfttirmoru everyi»her«. fWasn Sqhtititnte&lt; MASON & 00., PHOTOGRAPHERS, 144 BBIDaB R,O.A.I> RICHMOND. NEAR LENNOX STREET, : ESTABLISHED 1885. ?? SPECIALITY: Ld . . 12 Cabinets and an Enlargement, 10,6* Old Photos. Copied and Enlarged to Any 8ize. Out-Door Groups, Houses, Interiors, Etc., Photographed by Appointment. RICHMOND Funeral Establishment. ESTABLISHED 1853, H. King & Sons, Furnishing Undertaker, Lennox-street, Rich inond ; Burwood road, Hawthorn ; Nicholson St., Footscray; and Glenferrie-rcad, Mai vera'; 31 Chapel-st., Windsor. Funerals carried bat to any extent, On the most reasonable terms. TELEPHONE, Melb., 912; Footscrsy 25 j Malvern 39; Windsor, 246. Oak, Oedar, & Metallic Coffiins on hand . ? - Printing O* BVBRI DESCRIPTION DOM...
A REAL SAILOR. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
A REAL, SAILOR. Soi-__ j jnrs ago a well-dressu .nan asked at the booking oiiice al tb: Central station, iS'ewcasHe, for a "'sua man's return " to London, but the clcrl refused to give him one, -saying tha such tickets were only issued to suitors and that ho did not believe the uppt cant was one. " But .1 am a sailor," said the man. " How. am I to know that ?" responds the clerk. "Well," said the would-be passen ger, " shiver my timbers, but you're I rain sort o' craft. Now, you wiry wliiw kered son of a soacook, if you feel mj starboard boom runni.-in foul of von ^teaming lights, you ll haul in your ja tackle a bit." '"Give iiuu a ticket," said dm st;i( io. master, who had overheard the conv~ sation, "He's a sailor."
Excelsior Division, O.S.T. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
Excelsior Division, O.ST. There was a good attendance at the fortnightly meeting of the above Lodge on 9th inst. Bro. Gilbert in the chair. The local team secured an easy victory over Coburg at bowls, making the sixth victory this season going through so far without a defeat. Bro. Grecian Captain of the Rifle Team, an nounced amidst applause, that the Excelsior team had finally won the Blake Challenge Shield. Arrange ments are being made for a Social Evening on Saturday, 26th inst., in the R TJ.F.S. Dispensary Hall, when the shield will be presented by the donor, Mr Blake. Visitors are cordially invited.
Irish National Foresters [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
Irish National Foresters / The usual fortnightly meeting of the T. ?B. McManus Branch was held in the Dispensary Hall, Church-street, on Monday evening last. Bro. I. Meenan, C.R., pre sided. Bro. P. W. Hyland, mem of the Board of Directors, was present. Correspondence was received from Board of Directors asking for names of members go ing to England with the Expedi tionary Force in order that steps may be taken to keep them food on the Society's books while they are away. An invitation was re ceived from Daniel O'Connell and Lady O'Connell Branches, South Melbourne, to a Social Evening on Thursday next, and it was decided an official visit be paid. A letter was received from the I.N.F. Cricket Association, re questing two delegates, be sent to Association meeting. It was de cided to send two delegates, but question of re-forming .club held over. Bro.;P. Kenny Was elected Trustee in place of Bro. E. Dunne, whose resignation was aiccepted with regret. Two members were elected, and one...
Richmond Australian " Give me the liberty to titter and to argue freely according to conscience above' all liberties." SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 Current Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
Hichmoiul Australian " Give me the liberty to titter and to argue freely according to conscience above' all liberties SA ' UliDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 Current Topics. Seven : members of Parliament were present at the Mayoral Dinner on Monday evening last, viz. The Mayor (Cr Gordon Webber. M L A.) Messrs F. G. Tudor, M H.R., A. McLellan and J. P. Jones, M's.L 0., E J. Cotter, G. Elmslie, and R. H. Solly, M's LA. .Mr J. W. Billson, M.L.A., (who like Mr Solly is an ex-councillor of Richmond; was also invited, but absence in the country'^precluded his attendance. This is probably the largest number of Parliamentarians ever present at a local function. Although not in robust health just at present, Cr ]?le.vill cau put plenty of vigor into the Council debates, lie has a good command of language, is nut devoid of humor, and frequently strikes an original vein of thought At a recent function in commenting on the jubilant note sounded by some councillors by reason of their having " fought" their w...
ALONE IN THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 19 September 1914
ALONE IN THE WORLD. It is hard to believe that there can be people who are absolutely alone in the world as far as relations are discover able ; yet that there are such is proved now and again by certain sums of money taken possession of by the Crown. These are the estates of people who have died leaving no will, and having 110 known next-of-kin to take their property. Several of such cases are recorded every year, and upon some occasions the amounts which revert to the Crown run into three or four figures A while ago a bookseller in a small pro vincial town died, leaving money in the bank and invested in various securities amounting to upwards of £5,000:..' He 1 never made a will, and often declared that his money should "go to the King." As is ausual in such cases, every effort was made by the Crown authorities to discover someone belonging to the de ceasedCman, and a considerable sum was expended in advertisements. All, however, was in vain, and the little for tune of the man who...