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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 20 January 1917
THE FIRST, MOST COMFORTABLE AND MOST POPULAR THEATRE IN RICHMOND. THE NATIONAL, BRIDGE ROAD, Near LENNOX STREET MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 23, 24, THE KING AT THE BIG PUSH (2500 Feat of Film, showing His Majesty in the trenches in France). THE DUPE (Five-reel Lasky Drama, featuring Blanche Sweet). AS IN A LOOKING GLASS (Five-reel World Drama). AUSTRALIAN GAZETTE. THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, Also TOY MATINEE on Saturday, THE GOTTER MAGDALENE (Four-reel Famous Players Drama, featuring Fanny Ward). THE OLD FOLKS AT HOME (Five-reel Triangle Drama, featuring SIR HERBERT BEERBOHM TREE). VAMPIRE AMBROSE (Two-reel Tr~angle Comedy). 20th Chaptcr of THE DIAMOND FROM THE SKY. RICHMOND THEATRE BRIDGE ROAD, CORNER GLEADELL STREET Under the Management of Mr. T. M. HODGES (of the National Theatre). ReDecorated and Re-Mode!led for the Screening of the Best in Filmdom. Including the FAMOUS- TRIANGLE PICTURES MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 23, 24, Clara Kimball Young in a remark...
Bowls—Richmond Union C Team v. Fitzroy and East Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 20 January 1917
Bow;s--Richmond Union C Team v. Fitzroy and East Melbourne. Playing at Fitzroy bn Saturday ,the Richmond Union C Team were~defeat ed by 29 points. Richmond Union are still leading in their section. R.U.B.C. 55. 1. Smith's Rink.......... 17 2. Molyneux's Rink ...... 14 3. McNaughton's Rink .... 24 Fitzroy and . East Melbourne 84. 1. Limerock's Rink ...... 26 2. McKenzie's Rink .... .., 32 3. Ballard's Rink ........ 26 The annual single-handed champion ship of Victoria is. set down for to day, and no&pennint'matches will be played. From four to five hundred bowlers will take part in this popular annual tournament. Richmond Union are repre?nte~:d by W.I Bleach, J. Bunce, M. J. Cunmmins, C. . McNaugh ton, W. Shaddock, L. W?atsbn.
Swan Street Hotelkeeper Agrees to Removal of Horse Trough—Legal Opinion is in Favor of Council. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 20 January 1917
Swan Street Hotelkeeper Agrees to Removal of Horse Trough-Legal Opinion is in Favor of Council. Richmond Council has considered ;he opinion of the solicitors of the Municipal Association on the council's powers to compel the removal of the Lroughs. The opinion was to the ef feet that hotel keepers are not com pelled by law to provide horse troughs outside their licensed premises; that all horse troughs in public streets are in existence without lawful rights, and that the Council may order the removal of horse troughs at any time without any liability for compensa tion. Cr. Bell reported tnat Mr. Dona hoo, who had originally sent in a claim for £30 as compensation, had now agreed to allow the water trough in front of his hotel to be removed, and asked that same be re-erected in Lennox-street, near Swan-street. This will be done. The reason for the removal of the troughs is that they entice drivers to water their horses and frequently block the tram servie.
BOWLS. Richmond Union C Team v. St. Ignatius'. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 20 January 1917
BOWLS. Richmond Union C Team v. St. Ignatius'. An interesting game was played on the R.U. Green last Saturday between the above clubs, and resulted in a win for the Richmond Union by 21 points. The rinks skippered by Junc ken and Molyneux showed best form for Richmond Union, while Clifford's rink for St. Ignatius' was 8 up against McNaughton's. Full scores of the game are: Richmond Union, 86. 1. Juncken's .......... 32 2. Molyneux's ........... .31 3. McNaughton's ........ 23 St. Ignatius', 65. 1. Finlayson's .......... 10 2. Fitzgerald's ........... 24 3. Clifford's .......... 31 To-day Richmond Union play Fitz roy and East Melbourne on the lat ter's green at Victoria-parade. A bowling rink from Richmond Union was successful in a round of the Hawthorn electric light tourna ment on Monday, when they met a rink from Malvern. Naughton, Loveridge, Molyneux. Malvern. 15-Alway, Hyde, Leslie, McLennan.
Richmond Council's Finances. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 20 January 1917
Richmond Council's Finances. The report of the finance committee at the meeting of the Richmond Coun zil on Monday showed that from 1st October, 1916, to 6th January, 1917, the cotal receipts were £1635 1/2, as com pared with £1,968 11/1 from 1st Oc tober, 1915, to January, 1916. On 6th January, 1917, there was a debit balance of £11,121 18/9. On 10th January, 1916, there was a lebit balance of £10,437 14/3. Further payments amounting to £1938 11/9 were passed, also £488 12/6 from Loan No. 6.
Bessie Barriscale in Fine Film at Globe.—Forceful Feature on Thursday Will Tell of Perils of Drink. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 20 January 1917
Bessie Barriscale in Fine Film at Globe.-Forceful Feature on Thurs day Will Tell of Perils of Drink. Louise Glaum has been arousing much interest at the Globe in The Forbidden Adventure, an Arabian romance. Last screenings . will be given this afternoon and evening. Bessie Barriscale, a star of much charm, will make her first appear ance in The Mating on Monday. It is a strong dramatic story, and will be supported by The War of Wealth and a Christie comedy. That the drunken habits of a *father may be passed on to his son and wreck not only his life but that of the woman be loves is the theme of The Power of Evil, a forceful fea ture to be screened on Thursday. It is a Moss production, and Margaret Nichols is seen in the leading role. Acting and mounting are good, and altogether it is a striking picture. It arouseu something of a furore .in Sydney when submitted there. Part 10 of .the Crimson Stain Mystery and System is everything, a comedy, are other attractions.
Wm. S. Hart Makes First Appearance at the Crown—Revival of Olga Petrova in My Madonna Should be Welcome. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 20 January 1917
Wm. S. Hart Makes First Appearance at the Crown-Revival of Olga Pe trova in My Madonna Should be Welcome. The Power of Evil is the star to be subtaitted for the last times at the Crown Theatre this afternoon and evening. It is a production which has aroused.something of a sensation and which should not be missed. Red Feather have produced many striking films, but never one better than IDr. Neighbour. It handles a big question in a graphic manner, and the dramatic situation in which a doctor finds himself affords scope for some 'fine acting. It is in five reels. The Hepworth Co. are the makers of a pleasing three-reeler in The Incor ruptible Crown, a romance of much charm. Win. S. Hart at the Crown is some thing of a novelty, but patrons will doubtless welcome this fine actor when he appears on Thursday. -On the Night Stage is the title of the film and it grips throughout. Episode three of The Crimson Stain Mystery sus tains the interest at a high level. By special request a revival ...
HOLDING THE LINE. RICHMOND BOYS IN THE FRONT TRENCHES. "PIONEERS" REACH THE FIRING LINE. HUGH JAMES, OLD YELLOW AND BLACK FOOTBALL CAPTAIN, WINS HIS COMMISSION. SOLDIERS' SISTER WRITES OF LIFE IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 20 January 1917
HOLDING THE LINE. RICHMOND BOYS IN THE FRONT TRENCHES. "PIONEERS" REACH THE FIRING LINE. HUGH JAMES, OLD YELLOW AND BLACK FOOTBALL CAPTAIN, WINS HIS COMMISSION. SOLDIERS' SISTER WRITES OF LIFE IN LONDON. Casualties from Richmond this we.k include: Killed in Action. Private R. J. Nelson, Private C. L. Carter. I Died of Wounds. Private W. J. Blackney, Private WV. Oliphant. Drowned. Driver R. A. B. Armstrong. Died of Illness. Private 5T. Sweeney. Missing. Private H. Lennon. Wounded. Corporal L. J. Smith, Sappe" H. J. Ellis, Privates Ws Hill, J. C. Hodgson. Seriously III. Private L. Dunn. Enlistments from Richmond this week include-H. P. Leigh, R. V. Ed wards, H. Harvey, J. H. G. Fellows. Mrs. E. Woodleigh, mother of Ser geant Walsh, the blind Richmond sol dier, has asked us to express in the "Guardian" her heartfelt thanks to the Mayor (Cr. A. F. Fear), to ladies of the Richmond Red Cross, and to all citi zens and others who so willingly co operated and worked for the benefit of her so...
Soldiers' Wife Complimented on Charity Towards Unfortunate Girl—War Council and Lord Mayor's Patriotic League Give Assistance. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 20 January 1917
Soldiers' Wife Complimented on Char ity Towards Unfortunate Girl-War Council and Lord Mayor's Patriotic League Give Assistance. Noble self-sacrifice and spirit are not found only upon the battlefield. The women who stay behind have a full share of those qualities, as has been demonstrated by a case at the Richmond Court. Alison Carr was charged a week ago with having abandoned an infant -she left it on the steps of the Foundling Hospital, Berry-street, and, returning next day to inquire how it was faring, she was arrested. She ex- plained to the bench that the father of her two children was on active service and as soon as his wife had learnt of the state of affairs she had taken the girl and her children in and cared for and supported them. She had felt that both the children were a drag on the woman who had befriended her. Mayor Fear remarked that the girl appeared to be more sinned against than sinning, and the case was ad journed to see what the State War Council or the Defence ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 20 January 1917
DEATH. HODGES.-On January 18, at the resi dence of his son, East Camberwell, &nbsp; Thomas Mabour Hodges, the beloved father of A. L. H., B. G. H., T. M. H., W. M. H., E. H., H. H., Mrs. Pol- lard, Mrs. Carpenter, and Mrs. Rust. Aged 74 years. Interred privately at Brighton Cemetery.
"Jamming" Wireless HOW A RAIDER WORKS. "S.O.S." SMOTHERED. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
"Jamming" Wireless HOW A RAIDER WORKS. "S.O.S." SMOTHERED. The cables which described the.. movements of the German raider rov ing the South Atlantic indicate that the Germans were playing the wire less game of "jamming" with great success. That prevents a ship's mes sage for assistance being picked up, and at the same time makes it im possible for the Allies' scouts to lo cate the position of the raider. It is probable that the enemy ship is fitted up with an exceptionally powerful outfit, one capable of "jam ming" anything sent out from an or dinary merchant ship. Most traders carry sets of about one and a half kilowatts, while the German, on its present mission, would be fitted with one equal to at least 10 kilowatts. The small apparatus used by the mercan tile marine is quite powerful enough for ordinary work, but when it comes to an argument with 10 kilowatts it is a case of lightweight v. heavyweight. As far as is known, the raider is of about 700 tons, which means that she wo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
IGI1VE TI]HEM SOMEIITH1U1W 1Tii1IY CANNOT BUY (ELSIEWHE[Rd) AN "INPOCO" ENLARGUEMINT I The permanent, lasting present and something that always keeps memory green. WORK OF RT.OUR NEW\EST! WORKS OF ART. OUR NEWESTI "MY FLAG AND CROSS." Melbourne in general, Miniatures from any and Richmond in particu lar, now know that our photo, complete with a - Enlargements are faithful, gold-cased Pendant, Sole Proprietors in the true to the original. 5/6 each . commonwealth -of the Artistically executed, fram ed and mounted. They're This item for a short Soldier's Memorial. superior. period only. The gI nt natl~Ia-io TaeNote of WRITE and we will call. S (L. A. & H. A. Livingston) we will call; or CALL * _. YOU WANT IT. I 434 BRIDGE WA yourself. It will interest (Between Fraser and you. Hunter Streets) Richmond. We ae the Originators of this System, We reverse the old problem of PAY to-day and TRUST to-morrow. WE TRUST you to-day and YOU PAY EVERY WEEK BOOTS & SHOES at 1/- per wee...
BONDI BREEZES. A MELBOURNE TRAM AT THE BEACH HEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
SBONDI BREEZES. A MELBOURNE TRAM AT THE BEACH HEAD. You pronounce it Bon-di, please, with the emphasis on the second syl lable. So, now, if when you come to Sydney, you are immediately picked out as a "M elbun bloke" simply be cause you will persist in talking of their ocean beaches as Bond-e or Coo-gee-the way the latter is pro nounced by the real-dyed-in-the wool harborsider sounds more like asking someone for something, and should be enunciated sharply, as 'Could-ye" or "Could-ge," short and sharp, like a donkey's gallop-well, t is your funeral, not mine, and I shall wish you a merry time on your ast journey. It is easy to pronounce Ats name, but it is impossible to do Ats magnificence and beauty simple .ustice, so I certainly shall not at :empt it. I shall confine myself to a Sew facts and incidents picked up during the leisure hours of these lengthened summer evenings. There' is one thing that should be of inter *st to southerners. Away out on the cliff at the northern, edge of...
Great Vitagraph Co. Should Score With Sensational Drama at National. — Marguerite Clarke Romantic and Charming Role Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
Great Vitagraph Co. Should Score With Sensational Drama at the National. - Marguerite Clarke in Romantic and Charming Role on Thursday. Pauline Frederick has a congenial role in The Moment. Before, a Fa mous Players drama based on Israel Zangwill's play, which will be screen ed at the National on Monday, com mencing at the matinee. As- the gipsy girl, Miss Frederick is said to eclipse all her previous fine interpre tations. The story opens in Eng- - land, and is continued in Australia. It was produced in Florida, and the scenic beauties enhance the dramatic qualities. Through the Wall, a pro duction by the recently reorganised and expanded Vitagraph Co., is a fine fulfilment of the promise that the re leases of the organisation would 'be 'front-rankers. It is billed as a super feature, mystery drama, and lives up to description. The realistic destruc tion of a liner by a torpedo is the principal thrill in six reels of excite ment. There is a strong supporting: bill. Marguerite Clark...
St. Stephen's Hold Impromptu Sports Meeting at Blackburn—Club Represented at Camp Meeting To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
St. Stephen's Hold Impromptu Sports Meeting at Blackburn-Club Repre sented at Camp Meeting To-day. So successful was the first im promptu sports meeting held on De cember 16 that the club committee decided on Tuesday evening to repeat *the outing on Saturday next, Febru ary 3. Members and iriends should catch the train from Flinders-street at 2.5 for Blackburn. Events to fill in the afternoon will be chosen from the following:-100 yards, 75 yards, sack race, Siamese race, potato race, flag race and relay race. Should the day be warm enough for swimming a race in tne lake will also be held. The Citizens Forces hold a sports meeting at the Broadmeadows Camp this afternoon; when several St.. Ste phen's members will compete, with W. H. Brown, who is assistant secretary of the meeting, as leader.
THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT. 1. This is the domiciliary edifice erected by John. 2. This is the profitable agricultural product that was carefully deposited in, etc., etc. 3. This is the obnoxious vermin that thoroughly masticated the, etc., etc. 4. This is the domesticated female member of the feline species that totally annihilated the, etc., etc. 5. This is the sagacious male mem ber of the canine species of brutality that incessantly perturbed. the, etc., etc. 6. This is the female member of the bovine species that with her colle viated and corrugated protuberances considerably elevated the, etc., etc. 7. This is the maid all solitary and forsaken who extracted the nutri tious lacteal fluid from, etc., etc. 8. This is the man, in a ragged and disreputable condition, who sought honey from the lips of the maid, etc., etc. 9. This is the beardless ecclesiasti cal dignitary who performed the matri monial ceremony of the bonds entered upon by the man, etc., etc. 10. This is the male me...
Robert Warwick in Double Feature Programme at the Globe—Wm. S. Hart in New and Novel Picture. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
Robert Warwick in Double Feature Programme at the Globe-Wm, S. Hart in New and Novel Picture. Trial screenings will be given at the Globe this afternoon and to-night of The Power of Evil, a drama of excep tional power. There will be a special two-feature programme on MIonday, which will be headed by Fruits of Desire. This is a fine film, with Robert Warwick in the leading role. The Light of Happi ness is another star in the same bill, and out-of-the-ordinary comedies will be submitted in His Baby and Never Lie to Your Wife. They are from the Christie and Nestor studios respec tively. Wim. S. Hart will make his initial appearance at the Globe on Thursday in a startling production entitled On the Night Stage. It is one of the Western stories which this powerful actor has raised to such a high plane. It is an Ince release and Is in five reels.
Meeting the Wants of Women—Mde. Weigel's Paper Patterns Reach Million Mark in Year—Romance of a Richmond Industry. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
Meeting the Wants of Women-Mde, Weigel's Paper Patterns Reach Million Mark in Year-Romance of I a Richmond Industry. Over a million of Madame Weigel's Paper Patterns were sold last year. Few people have any idea of the re markable growth and extent of the business that has brought a fortune to its founder and provides employ ment for many Richmond residents. It is one of the many interesting ro mances of industry in Australia. Forty years ago Madame Weigel left America and came to Australia. She was employed as a dressmaker and was regarded as a most expert fashioner and cutter. The young woman resolved to turn her skill to better advantage. She opened a small shop in the Eastern-arcade, Melbourne, and began the sale of paper patterns for women's dresses. Very soon the demand exceeded the supply. Madame Weigel rented the shop next door, and the next, and the next. But the paper patterns had caught on so well that a much larger extension was necessary., The site at the corner of Rowe...
AT THE FOOT OF THE KAISER [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
AT THE FOOT OF THE KAISER Who soothes the infant in its cot And feeds the starving orphan tot (whose parents he has hanged or shot-Ed. Note.). THE KAISER. Who cries: "Peace is my heart's de sire I weep to see this carnage dire" (who first used "gas" and liquid fire-Ed. Note.) THE KAISER. Who, when the fight is raging hot Leads on his men, through shell and shot? (whoever it may be it's not-Ed. Note) THE KAISER. Who weeps for poor, unhappy France Fair land of Beauty, Art, Romance? (and shells her Red Cross Ambu lance-Ed.. Note.) THE KAISER. Whose eye is bright, complexion clear, Whose smile is gay and full of cheer? (when there's a correspondent near -Ed. Note.) THE KAISER. Who when we turn out stuff like this Gives us the iron cross few miss? (and holds his boot for you to kiss -Ed. Note.) THE KAISER. -"Puck." The cockatoo looked jaded and worn. The .man who arrived home every evening with a lisp in his voice was terribly concerned about it. His wife's accusing eyes did not disturb ...