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"Cheek of These Australians"—18 Compete Against 1000 Tommies at English Sports Meeting—Richmond Boy Wins Four Races, is Runner-up in Two Others and Carried in Shoulder High. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
"Cheek of These Australians"-18 Compete Against 1000 Tommies at English Sports Meeting-Richmond Boy Wins Four Races, is Runner-u? in Two Others and Carried in Shoulder High. Few clubs in Australia have pre duced such a fine all-round athlete as the young St. Stephen's harrier. W. R. Charles, who is now attached to the Farriers' Branch of the British Veterinary Corps at Pitt Corner Camp (Winchester). Much interest was taken by the members of the corps in the regimental sports, held re cently, and. with characteristic pluck and "cheek," the 18 Australians at tached to the corps decided to up hold their country's reputation against a thousand British Tommies. Charles made good the opportunity to show his all round ability, for, starting in six events out of eleven, he won four and finished second in the other two. His wins were scored in the 100 yards. long jump, Siamese race and sack race, whilst the wheelbarrow race and three-mile saw him in second posi tion. The distance event was t...
THE WASTREL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
THE WASTREL. In spite of the words of the wise, The teachings of pulpit and school, He was ever hail-fellow-wel! met With the roysterer, spend thrift and fool. . An arrogant knave in his way, He flaunted his sins in the noon; . And took the rose-pathway that S leads s. To the grave or the gutter S o'er-soon. ' Yet, the fellow had wit and a ' name, - And position and prospects in .; life; ' And he might have won honor and wealth, And a fireside, a home and a i' wife. 5 But treading his soul in the mire, He wasted his youth and his v .. strength, Till even his own turned him down . And he died in the gutter at . V length. Though his life was a waste and ; =:· a blot, :ý Yet the way of his dying was .. fine: For the gutter was Somewhere in France, " And he died for your country ". and mine! C.:
Richmond Rifle Club—Presentation of Prizes. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Richmond Rifle Club-Presentation of Prizes. The annual social and distribution of prizes in connection with the Rich mond Rifle Club was held at the club room on Saturday. There was a big gathering of members and friends. A splendid programme was provided by Miss L. Laffnan and Messrs. Pontin, Bonas, Holt, Nichols and Boothman. The following is the list of prize winners for the year:-Champion ship.-R. Lowe 1, W. T. Smith, -F. Morton, W.- Jones 2. President's Trophy.-F. Morton 1, W. T. Smith 2, R. Lowe 3. Chambers' Trophy.-R. Lowe 1, Morton 2, Jones 3. J.. R. Sadler's Trophy.-A. Smith .1, W. Jones 2, W. T. Smith 3. Hider Smith's Trophy.-W. T. Smith 1, H. Irwin 2, Morton. 3. Harrison's Trophy.-H. Irwin 1, R. Fraser and Hayes 2. Bellamy's Trophy.-W. Jones. Elliott's Trophy.--J. R. Sadler 1, W. Jones 2. P. L. and B. Trophy.-H. Irwin (15 points), T. Taylor (10 points). V.R.A. Medal.-R. Lowe. Spoons.-A. Smith (3), W. T. Smith (2), F. Morton (3), L. Allison (2).
Dispensary Annual Meeting on Thursday—Institution That All Good Citizens Should Interest Themselves In. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Dispensary Annual Meeting on Thurs day-Institution That All Good Citizens Should Interest Themselves In. .The annual meeting of contributors to and all interested in the Richmond Free Dispensary will be held at the Dispensary on Thursday evening, July 26, at 8 o'clock. Further contributions are acknow ledged:-Richmond City Council £50 Felton Estate £10, H. Knorr £1, G. W. Freeman, J.P., 10/6, Gaylard 10/-, A. J. Curran 10/-, W. J. Murrell 10/-, G. F. A. Jones 10/6, E. Head 5/-, G. Kemp 5/-.
WEDNESDAY NEXT, JULY 25, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
WEDNESDAY NEXT, JULY 25, 1917. on the ground, GOODWOOD ST., RICHMOND, on hill between Lennox and Rotherwood sts. FREEHOLD LAND to be sold by Public Auction pursuant to Judgment and Decree in the County Court at Melbourne in the action of' Mayor, etc., of Richmond v. Anderson' and Another, by THOMAS GERALD FORBES, the Auctioneer appointed by the Judge of the said Court, at 3 p.m. In Goodwood-street:-All that piecE of vacant land having a frontage of about 32 feet to Goodwood-street, by a depth of about 63 feet. Terms: cash; one fourth cash and balance within one month of sale. Particu. lars and conditions of sale may be in spected at the office of Messrs. Clev erdon and Fay, solicitors, 140 Queen street, Melbourne, of the Auctioneer. 180 Bridge-road, Richmond, and at the Town Hall, Richmond. A. J. Clark, Assistant Registrar of the Court. Cleverdon and Fay, 14i Queen-street, Melbourne, Plaintiff's Solicitors.
INFURIATING AN EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
INFURIATING AN EDITOR The cub reporter assigned to "cover" a- local wedding sauntered back into the editorial rooms of his paper. "Where's your 'story'?" called the impatient news editor. 'Hand it across!" "Sorry!" said the cub, nonchalantly, "but there was nothing to report! The .bridegroom never turned up!" That veteran warrior General Sir Evelyn Wood is responsible for a good story of a friend of his who, on his way back from town, met his old chum Brown. They had a .delightful chat together over old times, and at dinner that evening he told his wife all about it. "And he said- that he knew me when. I was a'.litle girl," said she re flectively. "No," was the reply; "he didn't, say. anything of the sort." "But you just said that he. did so!" protested the. lady. "I didn't!" was her husband's in sistent reply. "Then, what did you say he said.?" asked the now .exasperated' wife. "I said," .was the calm reply; "that he said he knew you when he was a little boy." There are so many' Gr...
Vive La France [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
. , . =. , . ? - : , . ? . • ? Vive . La · ·.-:ri- eI .Ceremony at Joan of Arc Statue, Melbourne, on Frcnch National Day, last Saturday. Over the Last -. and Home Old Mungindi (1st) and Caibye (2nd) at the Final Obstacle in G.N. Steeplechase. Over the Last Jump in the Doutta Galla Hurdle Race on Saturday.. - - I King Mostyn Leads Merunqua and True White. "The World's -Sweetheart" in the Fit~-t of Her ; Own Productions -at Paraiournt on Mionday. . .. Mary Pickford in "Less-than T.he: -Dust. ... The Rajah and the Ranee of Puduiotla They' Smile after Old Mungindi's. Win. .Ellen Terry in an "Ideal" Play at 'Hoyt's. "A son is a son till he gets him a wife."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
SThe Name 0; Shirts, Collars or Pyjamas it clear indication of your ,:u,.rscence for the best in value and quality. Made by pEARSON, LAW LTD., Richmond, Victoria. J., Of 132 Bridge Road Have Enlarged Their . Having taken the adjoining premises, which were pre THIS IS THE SHOP, viously occupied by the Richmond importing Company at SCorner of Lennox St. and Bridge Rd. S WE are direct importers of Glassware, Cutlery, Fancy Goods, Ornaments, Clocks, Etc. ALTHOUGH there is a great shortage in the market this year we have been successful in obtaining a range of novelties, including a large supply of Electro-plated and Antimony Goods, Trinket Boxes, etc., Toilet and Trinket Sets, also Dinner and Tea Services in great variety. ? GLASSWARE OF EVERY DESCRIPTION. . ALL KINDS OF PICTURE FRAMING DONE ON THE PREMISES. We have a great variety of Picture Framing Material on hand, having bought largely before the war; this being so, customers have a choice of variety to select from. ý " " J :..'Phon...
Bookmakers' Strike. A DOUBLE WIN. Grafton, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Bookmakers' Strike. A DOUBLE WIN. Grafton, .Saturday. The action of 'the' Clarence.- River Pony Club .ii increasing the betting fee from two guineas tb three guineas for' bookmakers had an interesting sequel to-day. 'Last. `saturday"'- :the bookmakers got over the 'difficdi1ty by pooling the fees, and only three of their nuniber' fielded:. A hot contro versy waged during, the week, and the club offered to give. the disp~uted guinea to the- France's" Day Fund. The bookmakers replied' thit this was cheap patriotism at their expense, but offered to give a guinea a head-to the fund on their own initiative. The club turned the proposal down, and the bookmakers this morning deliver ed an ultimatum to the effect. that they would pay only two • guinehs, whereof the club must pay one to the France's Day Fund.- The deadlock continued till .a few minutes -before the starting of the races. The book makers assembled in: the outer en closure, surrounded by a large crowd, and one of their represen...
A Great Soul. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
A' Great Soul. By Francis D. Grierson. ".Oh, they're hanging men and wo men for the wearin' of the green!" :`Theli clear;i tenor voice 'ceased sing ing, and' Private Patrick Finnigin cocked. his eye' mischievously, at his little audience:.. The battalion- was' what. :is described . in the somewhat ponderous -'humor: of official lan guage a's: resting in -billets"-i.e., removing the. ouiter layers of trench mud from their persons and clothes, and. indulging in drills and exercises to restore the parade. smartness be= loved by their Colonel, and temporar ily lessened by a somewhat lengthy spell of duty. in the firing line. Mi'. Finnigin hailed from the love ly Vale: of Avoca, and his rich South-' ermi brogue bespoke him one of those ;who, as they say, could talk the hind leg. off a donkey. Three of the other men in the billet smiled knowingly. The fourth, 'popularly- known as "Uls ter John," continued to clean his rifle without looking up. Pat Finnigin's great joy was to "draw" his ma...
"Modern Fig-Leaves." BOOTS! [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
' Modern Fig-Leaves." BOOTS! By Alfred Lester. Boots are .undoubtedly- useful,- but I should hardly describe them as ornamental. They look -rather well when perched at .unwearable angles on the plate-glass shelves of show windows; but in a homely row in the bedroom, or in the bathroom, or wherever you happen to keep them. they are: not at all an inspiring sight. I know, because I went and had a look at my own modest collection just now with a view to gaining a few in spirations on the subject of footwear. But. after a gloomy interval I stole away and shut the door with the un halppy conviction that I shall have to take to wearing shoes. There they stood, with their toes turned in and their tongues hanging out, the silliest-looking lot of creatures in the world. They hadn't an idea between them! And to think that I've, carried those boots about with me all .over the country, permitting them to share my private joys and sorrows, keeping them carefully in a good state of repair, and se...
Not the Same Buchanan. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Not the Same Buchanan. ?d?y Buchanan, wife of our Am bassador .in Petrograd, who did' good work nursing. the wouinded there during the. revolution, has travelled extensively; and has many Stories to te? of :hier -experiences in- various parts' of the world. One of the. most amusing of these relates .to a' garden-pSarty she attend edijsome time ago at Sofia. Sir George Buchanan, who was British' Minister there at the time, was ppr'evented from. beifig present. owing to pressure of official work, and an American tourist who iwas amongst the guests, on being present ed to Lady Buchanan, expressed his disappointment at being deprived of the opportunity of meeting him. .'.I wanted to tell Sir George," he. zpiained, "how highly I esteem his whisky. I can assure you, my dear madam, I have drunk none other for ten years -past."
Eventful History of Sixty-Years-Old Methodist Church—Property Lost but Pioneers Continue Services in Front Room of Friends. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Eventful History of Sixty-Years-Old Methodist Church-Property Lost but Pioneers Continue Services in Front Room of Friends. Celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of the South Richmond Methodist Church recalls some interesting facts in. connection with the growth of that sect here. Methodism was established at South Richmond on April 25, 1857, in the form of a United Free Methodist class- meeting. Richmond, at that time, formed part of the First Mel bourne circuit, in charge of Rev. M. W. Bradney, of Fitzroy. A small weatherboard building was erected, oposite the present church, before the end of the year. In 1859 Rev. Joseph Townend, founder of Free Methodism in Australia, having established a church in Brisbane, returned to Vic toria, and took charge of the work at Richmond-now, with Windsor, con stituted the Second Melbourne Circuit -from 1863 to 1865. Rev. George Minns spent himse:f in service which was successful in spite of extraordin ary difficulties, including even the loss of t...
A Good Argument. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
...- .A Good Argument. As he dislikes motor-cars,, a coun-. try squire always kept good. horses. Recently he bought a handsome mare, and a few days. later asked his groom what he ..thought of the new arrival. . ,,She's oa fine-looking animal;. sir," replied thel manf' "'but.I'm afraid. she's a bit touchy." "Why do .yi think -so?" .questioned the squire... " "She doesni t seeei to take to no one, sir." ' She can't tlear me to ..go into her .box tbo .groopit hier". .`"Oh, she'll settle ..down" in..a few. days," 'the. squnire reassured ..him:. ": i erything's. srang :. to: her, you:. iknow. 'I don.t :think :.there's much ,wrong with her tepe. .. "Nor did' I .at first, .sir,.. replied the groomn. t'But,.you see, she's kick ed -me out. o'. that there b'ox twice. al ready, anid; when you come to think of itt, that's very convincin'.":
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
J. He HALL PORK BUTCHER HAS Returned to SWAN ST. After an absence of some years, Mr. J. H. HALL, who established and controlled the well-known Pork Butchery business, which achieved such a splendid reputation, has decid ed to re-enter the retail business, and has resumed control of the well equipped premises at 178 & 18O SWA ST. As was, formerly the case, he will purvey only the finest quality goods, and cleanliness and civility will be a watchword. OLD AND. NEW CUSTOMERS WELCOMED. J. H. HALL, Pork General Butcher Small Goods a Specialty. 178 and 180 SWAN ST., RICHMOND, lVMII8 ANNIE GREENLAW D.M.S.V. (Holding Diplomas and Cortifloates from Musical Society, of Victoria), RECEIVES PUPILS FOR PIANOFORTE AND HARMONY Glen's, Collins Street. "Myrtlo Villa," 12I CHARLES ST., El. RICHMOND. Pupils prepared for all examinations. ms s, .. ý ý ..ý..,,..ý... .. GET WISE! Join without delay the Largest and Most Progressive Friendly Society in Richmond. The RICHMOND A.N.A. Meets Australian...
An Innocent Adventuress Published by Special Arrangement. (Copyright.) CHAPTER XVII. The Disclosure. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 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 XVII. Tho Disclosure. Although, in his disturbed and un settled-state of mind Hector would have preferred to shirk the ordeal of another interview with Lady Elsie, he went on resolutely to Carlton House Terrace, to be welcomed affection ately by his aunt, who had just re turned from her morning drive in the Park. "My dear. Hector!" she exclaimed in concern. "You look positively ill. What on earth is the matter?" "0', nothing, nothing at all, aunt," protested Hector. "I'm really quite well; a little worried and run down, perhaps, but I'm quite all right." "You have been working too hard. my dear, and I suppose you are .worrying about your invention. Why. you are positively ghastly, and look quite haggard, Hector. You should take a few days' holiday, and go down to Berkshire for a rest. Have you see...