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POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. For the Information ,«f our reader* we herewith publish the ftATES FOE PLACES IN VICTORIA. s. d. Carters-Half-ounce or under . 0 1 " For every ounce ... 0 2 ?express Delivery-For each letter' or packet not exceed ing 80s., for first mile (in ad dition to ordinary postage). . 0 4 Cor every additional half-miie or under 0 2 Late fee . 0 1 Jackets - Commercial and - printed papers (maximum height 51bs., dimensions not I9 exceed 2ft In length, 1ft depth or width), for every ssoi. or fraction thereof ... 0 1 Patterns and samples, packets at merchandise, 'etc. (maxi mum weight lib,, dimensions net to exceed 2ft in length, lft in depth or width), rate of postage for every 2o*. or fraction thereof . . . . . . 0 1 Books-For every 4os. or un der. Tip to 51b*. . . ..... 0 3u. Newspapers-For each news- . paper . . ... . ... ... 6 Newspapers, magailnes, and publications not published in the Commonwealth, 2e&. . . 0 0)4 Post Cards-each ...» * -. 0 1 Beply Post Carts-ea...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
ORDINARY. TELEGRAMa. LI . town and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the send : lag station, including address and signature (not exceeding sixteen words) ........ Q f ttach additional word 8 i . Other places within the State, except town and suburban, including address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 0 i Bach additional word ..... 0 1 Interstate, i.e., from any ana State to any other State, in cluding address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 1 0 Bach additional word ..... 01 Double the foregoing rates to be charged for the transmission of tele grams on Sunday, Christmas Day, and Good Friday, and for "Urgent" tele-.
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Notes may be obtained at any Poet Office in Victoria. , Ike following are the denominations »f the notes, and the poundage or price charged for them :-Is., ^d.; Is. 6d:. Sd.; 2s., Id.; 2s. 6d., Id.; 3a., Id.; 3B. 6d.t Id.; 4b., Id.; 4a. 6d., Id.; 5B., lftd.; 7B. 60., 2d.; 10s., 3d.; 10* 6d., Sd.j 15g . 20*., Ed. _
NOTES [?] VARIOU SOURCES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
NOTES Full, VARiuUS. - SOURCES. Mary Douglas, an Indian servant girl, at Wes'tmount, a suburb of Montreal, has told the Canadian court that she was one ol" u i^ind of girls employed by a man to rob their employers. The .lijan got the girls situations, and then '.liey were instructed to learn what valuables there were in the house, and to leave them about handy to the thief. They were also to let the man in. The girl confessed to stealing sil ver, and is under remand while the police hunt the' Fagin. The Vienna correspondent of the "Petit Parisien" telegraphs the re markable'. rumour there that the King of' Ttaiy wishes to take the title of Rowan Emperor now that ! Italy has obtained Tripoli from the Turks. The Italian Government is said to be of opinion that the i;iter : national prestige of Italy will be | enhanced by the restoration of the I Imperial dignity. j . Tight skirts are blamed for tho ; bankruptcy of the Jackson-Mack Manufacturing Company, of New ' York City, one of the ...
MODE OF DISTRIBUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
M.O I) E OF DISTR-IHUriolsr j^TJnandiorised. ? goods :;ar.e. not-.al lowed on croop ship" . The following, AVIII be in the iiriuciple ot.distribution -. . 1. Troo,)- leaving will-be given anything tliey need for use oil.ship ; 'L'hrv (Jovernuieut.v supply . a^^ooil; outfit:for all ranks, so' that-a- gre»t . i quantity^ will not be wanted soldiers are not allowed to .carry anything not provided by regulation: when on Service.' % Hospital Ship and all Hospitals on troop ships will be well equipped with extra comforts as far as the supply goes 3 Balance will be sent to ling laud for use of all those who are lighting for us. whether they be British; Colonials or ouj.; Allies..
HOPELESS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
HOPELESS. A -fnan returning to his native town after a long absence met his former pastor. After - mentioning various* friends, the inan asked:: "Oh,, by the' way, when do you «?*, pect to see Deacon Smith agatn?*r' "Never," said the minister, solemn'* ly, "the Deacon is in Heaven." On an average' 32>000 opo-atr maet-1 inge are . held weekly By Ai tion Army. *. Si.' ' . . ^fV»
PACKING [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
PACKING Tie all. garments in bundles of I ten, and tie ten bundles together. 1 Protect , properly with paper and | outer covering of canvas or cloth. Label carefully stating contents and number of each article, and fo ? ward to Officer in charge, Voluntary Aid, at address which will i>r notified in daily press. Articles may be sent at any time up to the conclusion of the war, ana even after. Those in hand should be forwarded soon and at short intervals afterwards. When forwarding parcels send by post complete list with number of each article to Officef-in-jharge Voluntary Aid. ' Do not pack sets of single articles .itvbass as was done for .-outh . Mrieai War.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
LOCAL DIRECTORY; FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. The Senate is elected by the wfeol* HOUSE OF RBPKB«ENri'ArJMV^a Yarra Electorate - fi*a. F, G. ludor, M.P, STATE PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE 00 UN OIL. Melbourne East Province.-Hon. A. M'Lellan, M.L.C.; Hen. J. P. Jones, *LO- - LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Rlohmond Electorate.-Mr. , E. J. Cotter, M.L.A. Abbotsford Electorate-Mr. G.' 0. Webber, M.L.A. j , CITY OF RICHMOND. The Richmond City. OowmU meets on alternate Monday ereaiags, at the Town Hall, at 7.8#. COUNCILLORS. . Mayor, Cr Gordon Webber, J.P. WEST WARD. D. L. Davies, retires 1915 M. Alexander, retires 1916. - G. W. Kemp, retires 1917. NORTH WARD. H. H. Bell, retires 1916. J. T. Street, retires 1916. B. FleviU retires 1917. SOUTH WARD. - - .W. Burgess, retires 1915. W. W. Gleadell, retires 1916. M. Strahan, retires 1917. ?AS® WARD. C. Morgan, retires 1915. " G. D. O'Connell, retires 1916. Arthur A. Fear, retires 1917. CENTRAL WARD. G. R. Admans, retires 1915. H, J, Barcelo, retires 1916. G. 0. Webb...
National Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
National Picture Theatre. The program for Monday, Tues day and Wednesday evenings at the National Theatre "will include: Patlie'd Australian Gazette (topical ; Nero and ,,Agripp:na. a remarkably good historical drama in ten parts ; Codes' of Honor',' two 'reel drama; Dorothy "Danebridge, Militant comedy; A Deul in Statuary comedj7 ; The Little Sheriff, drama 'On Thursday the programme will be changed as usual, when the principal features will include Eng land's Menace, a particularly good two reel film of special interest at the present time; also Madame Coquette, two reel drama. " Good luck to y&lt;?u Dick. Hope to see you back from the war in a few months with the Victorian Cross." This is a sample of the good wishes ? expressed by the numerous friends of Mr Richard Roesbomugh of Victoria-street, who is about, to leave with the Expedi tionary Force for England. He is the eldest son of Air and Mrs Rossborougli of the Furniture Emporium, Victoria-street, and his genial prese...
THE SUBMARINE WAR AGAINST WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
THE SUBMARINE WAR AGAINST WAR. (By CHARLES FERGUSON. Brooks Adams, in his "Law of Civilisation ' and Decay," developed tbe interesting thesis that civilisa tion advances only in those his torical periods in which: the agen cies of military defence overbalance for a time the agencies of belli gerent attack. That is to say, the human race has always found a respite from . destructive warfare-a breathing space in which to develop the constructive arts and sciences whenever peace-loving nations have found means for making assaults upon their peace so difficult and dangerous to the assailants that the "game has not been worth, the ' candle. j In the light of this principle the modern development of submarine | fighting-craft deserves the respect/ ful attention of peace societies. - An immense amount of expert tes timony . is accumulating to the ef fect that submarines of the Holland ? type are likely to prove so dreadful to Dreadnoughts that the ponderous naval armaments -that are sappin...
The Richmond Theatre [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
Tho Richmoilcl Th eat? The weli-lilled houses at the Richmond ' Theatre, Bridge road (ne:ir Town ll.illj 'afford; ample evidence of" the excellence of the programs presented. The theatre is spacious, well lighted, and com fortable, and the music, like the pictures, up-to-date 'i'hfre- is no occasion fur people to go to Mel bourne while in Richmond they can have as good an evening's entertainment in the moving picture line as can be obtained anywhere in the State. . .
SAME OLD MIX-UP. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
SAME OLD MIX-UP. .&lt;v'.It'sii-a- telephone story again.;* A :fow:evenings -ago a young nian .had rocoa.sioir i to. call up his ladylove, and |for. ..oiice; he; got through to her \\ ithout delay. J( "Hallo !"-he whispered softly.- ' "Yes,'" came the reply. "Is that you, George ^ ' Are you alone, dearie ?" "Yes, dailinir " 1 wish']' were there ! > IfiT were, do yon know what J should do'" rjVi.*vN"()^;George';, l>cannot guess.'' 5 Just then jl,he linos became sudly .mixccl,:&lt;:oand.v*wh&ti:~^the' sweet young thing« -heard w was -something. like this : " *&i"Well; T'd pull her ears back till ? she; opened . her mouth, and then I'd drop a lump of mud in it. If that ? didn't, answer, I'd give her a sound thrashing.'' S fAiny- and George don't speak now "when they see one another, and - a certain? former, who was talking;to a vet,' about ; a baulking mare, won ders "-why he was ... advised to " put, his-; arms round her neck and whis per-sweet, e...
VOLUNTARY WORK FOR TROOPS AT AND GOING TO THE FRONT [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
VOLUNTARY - WORK FOR TROOPS AT AND GOING TO THE-FRONT Accept anything that is of value -all sorts of clothing, foods com forts, books tobacco There is hardly a business "which does not supply something useful. As Aus tralia grows wool and . its mills manufacture flannel, it is better to make woollen goods than to use cotton stuffs, all of which have to be imported and so are much -more expensive here thau in liurope or America The workers in those countries can supply these more easily and cheaply than in Aus tralia All articles ''must be carefully cut,' made and finished. .Kongh :seanis irritate the skin and bad finishing soon gives way and simply wastes materia'. Do not trv to make great number-, far better send a few well made articles than many- badly made ones-. In war time 'and at busy hospitals there is no'time to sort and pick out various sized articles, so all shouiu ue made large and loose. They can then be worn by nearly all soldiers. ? The articles most required are shir...
ONLY A SPOT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
OMLY A SPOT. , +-: ::v, Before Prince Bismark reconstruct ed the map of Europe and made a united Germany, a dozen little prin cipalities used to annoy travellers by. st opping them at . their fron tiers until they had satisfied the Custom - House demands. A Yankee once had his carriage , stopped at the frontier ol p petty, prince's country. The Herr Ober Controlleur at the Custom" House came forward, and, much to his in-, dignation, was received in a 11011- ^ chalnnt- way. The Yankee.... was . ungenllomanly enough not to get ' out of his carriage or even to take I off his hat. ' The Herr Ober sharp- I ]y demanded the keys of the tour ist's trunks, which his subordinate began handling roughly. * "Here, hands off!" shouted the Yankee. "I didn't, come from the United States of America to be. con trolled by you. Put those trunks back. I'll not go through you at all. I'll turn back. I'm in no hurry, and don't care for losing. ,a day. You're no country-you're only a spot. I'll go round yo...
British Australian Red Cross Society ITS OBJECTS AND REQUIREMENTS. HEAD QUARTERS:—FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HOUSE MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
British Australian Red Cross Society ITS OBJECTS AND REQUIRE MENTS. , HEAD QUARTERS :-FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HOUSiO M liL BOURNE. The object of this Society is to prepare during peace in ortlenwhen war conies to have |jropr*rly trained workers, both male ??and female ; have large supplies of all rtms ot hospital stores ami eq!iip;u«nc, an I also money. -C ' 1 Almost every oiviiisedy,country has its lied Crust, Ho i&lt;-t\" 1c is. the only Society i eomiised-by the military authoviiu-*-. or > nations Red Cross worker.-) are:-./uir uiolesred; by either side in war ti;>>e - .Its members succour and ?litvipsatisick and wounded, irrespecti ve obnat ion ality. " , Enormous stores are held hymiiie Societies, but not enough for.&uch a war as the one in which we are at I present engaged. Red Cross workers do not go into , the fighting line, but attend to the sick and wounded as they pass from the field to the hospitals on the lines or at the base. The Society also establ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
National Theatre, B RIDGE ROAD, sear Lennox Street. fhe First, Most Comfortable, and Most Popular Theatre in Richmond. Carefully Selected " First Run " Pictures, accompanied by Bright and Sparkling Music, 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 : STDREIS 6CIRCLE IS Children Half Price to all Parts, fexcept on Saturday Nights. Seats may be Booked ait Faulkner's, opposite Theatre, . ,7. syv 3d. extra, ^ ri . .. m .>o' - f* | Henry Skead i " ' General Grocer!, 5; 36 CORSAIR STREET,* * ft RICHMOND, Invites YOTJ to come and know for yourselves his Great System of Cash and Credit Combined. Lowest Prices. . Best Quality. Tel.. 2376 Windsor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
Always Use Good Ink Wiltshire's lake have Ja reputation of 35 years' standing behind them. They embody all that le essential in a psrfeot Ink, being Pare Plaid, Non Corrosive and Permanent. Sold by r leading taiioners everywhere. Ttofase Sabatitate* MASON & GO. PHOTOGRAPHERS, 144 BBIDGE BOADi RICHMOND. NEAR LENNOX STREET. ESTABLISHED 1885. SPECIALITY: 12 Cabinets and an Enlargement, 10,6 Old Photos. Copied and Enlarged to Any Size. Out-Door Groups, Houses, Interiors, Etc., Photographed by Appointinent. ' RICHMOND Funeral Establishment. ESTABLISHED 1853. H. King & Sons, Furnishing Undertaker, Lennox-street, Richmond ; Bur wood road, Hawthorn; Nicholson St., Footscray j and Gienferrie-road, Malvern ; 34 Chapel-st., Windsor. Fanerals carried oat to any extent, On the most reasonable terms. TELEPHONE, Melb., 912; Footscray 25 ; Malvern 39; Windsor, 246. Oak, Oedar, & Metallic Coffiins on hand O* EVERY DESCRIPTION DONE AT THE " AUSTRALIAN'V OFFICE, 241 BRIDGB ROAD...
Richmond Australian "Give me the liberty to utter and to argue freely according to conscience above all liberties." SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26. Current Topics. Sunday Afternoon Lectures. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 26 September 1914
Hichmoiul ^nsiraiiai| " Give me the liberty to utter and to argue freely according to conscience above all liberties." SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26. Current Topics. Sunday Afternoon Lectures. Mr A .J. Sullivan will occupy I the platfor.m at City Reserve to morrow . (Suuday) afternoon and give some aiitlmietioal demonstra tions. ' : As a lightning calculator Mr Sullivan has few equals, and one can spend ;m interesting and profitable hour in his company. With the ' final match, Carlton v South, on the Melbourne ('ricket Ground this afternoon, the football season terminates, and cricket will take its place. In fact, the cricket season has already started, several matches having been arranged for last Saturday, but the unfavorable we&ther rendered play impossible. Most of the junior clubs will com mence in earnest this afternoon, weather permitting. Cricket, while not so exciting as football, com mands the attention of a consider able section of our young people, and there is every in...