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A LEADER OF FASHION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
A'-: LEADER' OF FASHION. 'We shouiild b.e ashanied to be seen. in a new coat. Let: Usttse-arrange .our. ideas ini:such a way that to -be.smartly dressed will be considered vulgar. Let' drabness be fashionable."-Melbourne thrift- ampaigner. She totters vaguely down the Block, j, .Her hat is all awry; Is: draggled feathers nod and rock 'i'One dribbles in her eye. - Ier hair is all aboiit the place: No touch of powder.mars her face She goes. the pace. Her coat displays a patch behind, Her skirt is fringed, and she Wears two odd stockings, as you'd find If .privileged to see. Her boots let in the winter damp; |No unkempt, unproductive tramp Would steal her gamp. She's saved a lot of soap to-day;. Her muff's not worth -a song. iA female derelict, you say;: : But you're entirely wrong. . ...;.. She. preaches thrift, and for the while She is, in fact,, from toe t e tile '. ,A blit.of style . . . . ::-"Billy T. "in the "Bulletin?"-,: j *In the Perth' Bakers' Uniori' there" ar? twr i members...
BEFORE ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
BEFORE A.CION We always had to d:oi ?Or orik night. I wondered why we hiaid to bes sly; " : "'" I wondered why we couldn't have: ?u, fight : Under the open sky. I wondered why i always feit so cold SI wondered .:thy the orders: seemed' so " "lw - " : :-? sq slow--: So slow to come, so.whisperingly told, SSo whisperingly .low. ... ;. I wondered if my packing straps were Stight, And wondered why I wondered. . .Sound went wild--: An order came -. . . I ran into the i:.night , Wondering why 'I smiled. i--Leon Gellert in "Songs of a Cam paign:" . The latest ."cat came. back". story :is- told -ina an. Adelaide paper. . The I felife b6omeranng i question'ivas seiftl ito a iew: ho*me.. 105 imiles away, but" six days later it turned up smiling at the old domicile . A. correspondent writes to the same journal- to explain that 105 miles is nothing to a well seasoned cat; He knew a veteran animal of the Thomas persuasion who was sent to a town 600 miles from the South Australian capital, but me...
HARD LINES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
HARD LINES . The profiteer chci lles -and snig rs While the poor (not all gluttons and ! swiggers),- '., . , . . : . Thotugh they rightly regaudi ~ hi.t Winter s rigors as hard ?": '.: Find ~ts rigors less-hard thain its "riggers." A correspondent in the north-west of the State relates th. following iin cident, which, he says, bears the hall mark of genuineness: "A school teacher recently received the follow-. ing note:-'Dear Madam, Please ix cus my Tommy to-day. He won't come to skule, because, he is acting as time keeper. for his father, and it ,is yofir fault. U gave him a ixample if a field .is 6 miles around how long will it take. a man walking 3/ miles an hour. to walk 21/2 timtes around it. Tommy ain't a man, so we had to send his father. They went early this morning & fathy er will walk round the field and Tom my will time him, but pleas dofn't give my .boy • such ixamples agin, because my husban' must go to work .every day to :support his family."."-Tasman-7 ian "Ma...
Yankee Humor. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
Yankee Humor. :In his recently published volume of remihliscences, entitled, "In Slums and Seciety," the H'on. anid Rev. Canon Adderley mentions as a curious fact tkhat. Mr. Gladstone used to doubt the wit and humor of the American. . There was, however, one story (says Mr. Adderley) which he thought saved their. reputation-namely, that of the Yankee who when asked how :far .it was to a certain place, said: "'I guess if you go the way you're going it's about twenty-four thousand miles, but if you turn around and go tfhe other way it's about five hundred yardse." But the G.O.M. should have kept his eyes and ears open. .This surely is much funnier. :.A .Chicago man and a St. Louis man: had a bet as to which could tell thc biggest lie in so many minutes. The former began, "There was once a gentlemani in Chicago- " "Here, take your ten dollars," said *he from St. Louis. "I can't beat that." ..
COURAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
COUR?AGE. Great courage is not learned where all is calm, The life of pleasure cannot mould a noble soul; He who would gain the mountain top must toil and climb, Though clouds anid darkness round his pathway roll! The sunbeam could, not paint the flowers of spring, Or rgive them sweetness without frost and tempest rain, So life vould prove to.us a weak and worthless thing, iA part from trial and its hours of True courage springs not from the plane of ease, 'Tis conflict strengthens for the greater 'strife, And vests the mind with more en during power to run The face that builds the noblest form of life. Live nobly, then, with courage firm and true, Meet trials faithfully and fearless as they come, Th9ugh end and object hidden from thy-finite view, .They're cloud-steps reaching up :. ward to thy home. .-R. Hare.. Cobranbong, N.S.W. . .. . . .
The Spirit of Patriotism [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
TheSpirit of Patriotism There is not the slightest doubt that the great majority of Australians are patriotic. That is evidenced by the acclamations of the people when they welcome home the battle-scarred heroes whom the fortune of war has rendered unfit for further active ser vice. The returned men personify the spirit of bravery that character ises the Australians still carrying on in the trenchfes: The cheerfulness of demeanor of the returning men as they step off the various hospital ships and transports is a clear proof of their confidence that the Allies are on the winning side and that although compelled to retire from the fighting ranks they are satisfied with the fact that they have participated in a just cause. Their experiences have brought home to them the realisation of what would have -occurred to this fair land of ours had not the Allies so gallantly repulsed the onslaughts of the aggres sive Hun. If all the fit men of Austra lia were imbued with the same feel ing of ...
An Innocent Adventuress Published by Special Arrangement. (Copyright.) CHAPTER XV. Hector Surrenders. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
An Innocent Adventuress By CHARLES PROCTOR. Author of "The Dice of God," "What Shall It Profit a Man?" "At Dead of Night," etc., etc. Published by Special Arrangement. (Copyright.) CHAPTER XV: Hector Surrenders. By the last post that night Hector Hampden received three letters, one from Phyllis advising him of her in tention of calling upon him on the following morning, another from Lady Elsie begging him to call and see her as early in the forenoon as p ssible, and the third from the Hon orable Cyril Bertram, Under-Secre tary to the Admiralty, also making an appointment for the following forenoon. "It looks as if I were in for a busy time to-morrow,'! soliloquised Hec tor, when he had re-read the notes. "I wonder if something has happen ed?" He had dined at a restaurant, and returned to his rooms to write some letters, intending to spend the rest of the evening at his club. "Of course, I may be wrong," he srid aloud, as he filled his pipe and stood frowning thoughtfully at the thre...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
The Workers' Clothier 234 Swan Streef, Richmond. Visit E.o E HEAD Noted for Good Value in Boys' and Men's Clothing, Shirts, Hats, Ties, Braces, etc. Overcoats in Great Variety. Mole Vests, Overalls, Cardigans. REMEMBER THE WORKERS' CLOTHIER, 234 Swan Street. ROYAL CYCLE WORKS REMIOVED TO LARGER AND NEW PREMISES, 422 CHURCH STREET, opposite Globe Theatre. REPAIRS AND WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED. B.S.A. Cycles, £12 10/-. Pattern from £7 10/-. Pram and Push Cart Tyres Fitted to Any Size. All Accessories in Stock. R. G. NOTT, Proprietor. MISS L. MUPPHY Of WANGARATTA ST. (Opp. Station)HAS ALSO OPENED PREMISES AT 61 SWAN STREET as a LADIES' TAILOR and COSTUMIERE Prices to Suit the Times. Before Deciding on that Job, Allow Me to Submit Prices. Quality Work at Moderate Cost. CHAS. F. BUTTS, 41 HUNTER ST. (BRIDGiE ED.) RICHMOND DECORATOR & CONTRACTOR for GENERAL REPAIRS &ALTERATIONS Letters Promptly Attended. MEAT! MEIAT !! MEAT !!! Patronise a Returned Soldier who has been Two Ye...
What the Minister Needed. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
What the Minister Needed. Sermons are commonly supposed to be medicinal to the mind of both compounder and congregation; but there was one which, .if the minis ter's servant were right, was an ex ception. One Sunday morning. the late Rev. Ducachat, of Connecticut, arose feeling decidedly ill. After a futile attempt to sat breakfast he called an old and favorite colored servant to him and said: "Sam, go around and tell Simmons" -the sexton-"to post a notice on the church door that I am too ill to preach today." "Now, massa" said Samuel, "don't you gib up dat way. Just gib him a trial; you get 'long all right." The argument resulted in the min ister's determination to try it. 'He preached as usual, and after service returned to the house looking much brighter. "How you feel. massa?" said Sam uel, as he opened the door. "Better; much bett.er, Sam. I'm glad I took your advice." "I knew it, I knew it!" said Sam ue!, grinning from ear to ear. "i knew you feel better when you get dat sermo...
Where Bill Had Been. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
Where Bill Had Beei. "Whiere 'ave I bin lately?" said Bill' Basher to his friend. "Why,. I. could. not get out o' acceptin' an invitation to spend a couple o' weeks at. one o': King George's 'otels. I was a standing outside a grocer's admirin' the jam, when a box fell dahn at me feet. I Wias a-pickin' of it tip to take into the grocer when a circus cameA by. In the excitemeht o' the Atb-i ment I follered .it. "I looks dahn, an' sees the box un der me arm.: 'Willyum,' sez I, 'wot are you a-doinm wi' that.box? Take it back at once: like an. onest ..man.' Jest then the grocer caine round the corner wi' a copper. 'That's -im,' 'e sez. 'That's the- man wot stole me soap.' " 'Stop,' sez I. .'Do I .look like. a man wot' d..stal soap?' 'OowsomevTer, I was 'ad up afore the: beak. 'Willy um . Walker,' --.ez- 'e, Joyr a.ppear ance.i: greatly-in yoear faYor; bu.it?thi circumstantialk .eyidenc. is too strong.. Fourteen days.' - -. : - To freshen- a shab.b.:y carpet, damp it, a smallportion at. a...
Certainly Not. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
Certinly Not. A, worthy Yorkshire .canon, who had been greatly displeased- by an act of disobedience perpetrated iby one of his gardeners, sought an interview with the offender in order to repri mand him .. Knowing that if he were able to avoid the interview until his moaster's wrath had abated he would come ioff with .only :a- few,.mild- ,words toS7.Enj sure, the. man kept..out:of his way A few days afterwards,: howjyever, when the storm was quite over, Iggs ter andman came face to face i~n,one of the hothouses, and the canon ask÷ ed: ' "Why have you avoided me in so pointed a mnanner of late,: Johnson?" To which the gardener very wittily, replied: "Now, I'll put it to you as a man, sir: would you, if you could help it, stand in front:of a canon to be blown up?" -
Then Silence Reigned. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
Then .Silence Reigned. He was glib'of-speech and good looking, and ,.when a did these., ever fail to win when the winnhing was a woman? - SThe girl loved him. with that-foolish infatuation that passeth understand ing. The young main didn't do any thing. He simply appeared on the scene. It was ever thus; wasn't:itA In time stories came to her ears, and she told him how she dishelieved every one of them. They said he wouldn't pay his debts; but she knew better, for had she niot divided her allowance with him for this purpose? "It is enough," he told her one day simply, "if you trust me." "I do, Reginald--I do, I do!" she murmured, .as he enfolded her. "I do --- do, do, DO! I will always trust you! " "Ah," he cried, imprinting a chaste kiss upon her temple, "why--oh, whf aren't you my landlady?":
The Heart of Daphne Published by Special Arrangement. Copyright. CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
E i Heart of Daphne I;y LADY TROUBRIDGE, \:?-.,, of 'The Cheat," "The Soul of .i: ,::" Love, the Locksmith," "The ;iI withl the Blue Eyes," etc. ,::pliihed by Special Arrangement. Copyright. CHAPTER IV. I,)lphne drew herself up; her face, ihr whoile bearing had changed under t si ins-ulting tone in which she was •v",y well, Mrs. Miller," she said q,?itl!. "If that is your tone when I c n 0;o you for help and advice, it is tcry ·crtain that I have come to the wirn" place. We won't speak of it :i.m more. I shall go to Lord Mend ham.' !:e had turned pale, and the face ab:ove the white collar and black (dr,.- was rigid, but it bore an aspect of str'ength and power that could not be ijnored. Tihe housekeeper recovered herself with a tremendous effort. Her face was sallow, and her lips trembled, but her manner altered entirely. '"Now, Miss Merrycourt," she said, with a half-nervous laugh, "don't you - o off at a tangent like this. You up sel me, I will own, talking such non: sn-_ se, and ...
All the Boys Will Be There on Wednesday Night—Six Months' Pay for Yarra Borderers. Forthcoming—A Last Chance Offered to Evaders. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
All the Boys Will Be There on Wed nesday Night-Six Months' Pay for Yarra Borderers. Forthcoming-A Last Chance Offered to Evaders. There is not likely to be many ab sentees in the ranks of the Yarra BoEr derers (56th Infantry) on .Wednesday night at 8, when a battalion parade will be held at the Drill Hall, Gipps street. The parade is a compulsory one, and the distribution of pay to June 30 will be a magnetic attraction. All members of the 1899 quota Senior Cadets are required to be present. Dress will be "drill order with hats." All males between 18 and 22 years of age, inclusive, who have neglected to register for military service, are warned to attend-this is the "arand final' 'for them. Lieut. V. P. Williams. the adjutant, has the names of sev eral, who will, failing attendance, be immediately proceeded against. Timms: Let me shake your hand, old chap. This is one of the hap piest days of your life. Slmms: You're too previous, old man. I'm not to be married until to morrow. Tlmms...
Mrs. Leads Misses in Ladies' Rifle Shoot—Scores Count for Two Trophies [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
Mrs. Leads Misses in Ladies' Rifle Shoot-Scores Count for Two Trophies Scores in last Wednesday night's shoot of the Richmond Ladies' Rifle Club will count for the trophies pre sented by Mr. G. R. Admans and Miss Jungwirth. Results were:--Mrs. Bar nard 67, Miss N. .Tungwirth 67, Miss P. Jones 67, Mrs. Marshall 65, Mbiss M. Jungwirth 65, Mrs. A. Clark 66, Miss K. Wright 66. There was a good attendance at the meeting of St. Matthias' branch of the C.E.M.S. on Wednesday even ing, when the matter of the proposed federation of branches was discussed. After a lengthy debate it was deci-I ded that it would not be to the bene fit of the C.E.3LS. that any altera tIon shouid be made in the present conduct of the society, and that this branch desired to continue its rela tion with headquarters without tak ing any action in the direction of federation. Delegates were chosen to attend a meeting at St. Philip's on Monday, 16th, to convey this resolu tion to that branch. Good work is being done by...
Auction Sale of Richmond Property. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
Auction Sale of Richmond Property. •Membrey and Deane, the wvell known firm of estate agents, 17 Queen-street, Melbourne, announce a realising sale that should have in terest to Richmond investors. Under directions from the executors, they will offer at the rooms of Forrester I and Co., 15 Queen-street, on Tuesday I next, July 17, a brick house at 249 Punt-road; two w.b. cottages at 40 and 42 Highett-street; also property at Carlton and Fitzroy. Full particu lars appear in our advert. columns.
Mae Murray On Record, But That Doesn't Matter.—Aeroplane Inventor Marries Cinema Star in Feature Film at National, Bridge Road. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
Mae Murray On Record, But That Doesn't Matter.-Aeroplane ,inven tor Marries CinemaX Star in Fea ture Film at National, Bridge Road. Douglas Fairbanks, in The Ameri cano, heads the National programme opening on Monday. The whirlwind star dashes through a Central Ameri can revolution, falls in love with the President's daughter, defeats the plans of a War Minister, fights a dozen soldiers at once, and comes out of the melee just a little mussed. It is "quick action" even for Fairbanks. Mae Murray stars in On Record, a five-reel Lasky drama, which should really be called The Perils of a Pri vate Secretary. The plot circles around a fight between a -young in ventor and an aeroplane company to place on the market a new stablliser. The rival firm attempt to blackmail Rand's typiste (Mae Murray) by publishing the fact of her being "on record," but her spirited stand gives them a set-back. However, when the real truth is exposed and she is re leased from the degrading "system," Rand, in spi...
Madame Melba Free Kindergarten, St. Stephen's Schoolroom, Docker street.—Children Not Forgotten Despite War's Other Calls. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
Madame Melba Free Kindergarten, .St. Stephen's Schoolroom, Docker str'eet.-Children Not Forgotten Despite War's Other Calls. The annual meeting of subscribers was held on Thursday, July 12. Lady Baldwin ,Spencer, president of the Free Kindergarten Union, was in the chair. Presentation of annual report and balance-sheet disclosed a good year's work, especially on the finan cial side. The proceeds of a recent jumble sale by which £72 5/- was raised, the sum of £35 allocated from the Wattle Day Fund, and an amount of £55 9/4 received in dona tions helped to make up a total of £260 0/3 on the receipts side of the ledger. "An economical management leaves a comfortable balance of £100 to start the year. Lady Spencer, as an expert in kindergarten work of some years' standing, expressed great pleasure at the progrss of the work shown in this one of the newest kin dergartens. She was particularly gratified at the loyalty to the union and appreciation of its work. After the election of office...
Ladies' Lodge of Hibernian Australians Has Increased Membership. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 July 1917
Ladies' Lodge of Hibernian Austra lians Has Increased Membership. The. fortnightly meeting of the St. Ita's Ladies' Branch of the H.A.C.B.S. was held last Monday night in the Guild Hall. Five members were ini tiated and sick pay passed for, pay ment. The report for the quarter shows a marked improyement, giving a total of.293 members (280 financial), sick fund of £1585 9/3, management fund £2 13/5. A social evening was proceded with and enjoyed. Misses Dwyer (2) and Miss Eily Rice contri buted. A pound night will be held next meeting night, Monday, July 23.