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W. J. Miller Home First in Teams' Race Won by Whites—St. Stephen's Harriers Run at Darling. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
W. J. Miller Home First in Teams' Race Won by Whites--St. Stephen's Harriers Run at Darling. Eighteen members visited Burwood on Saturday last, when a most en joyable run was held over six, miles of very fine running country in the direction of Darling and Oaklelgh. The run home of half a mile proved exciting, W. J. Miller winning by inches from F. W. Page, with R. Holt a yard away, third. The teams con test resulted in the first victory for the Whites, with 19 points, whilst the Blues (30 points) and the Reds (30 points) made a dead heat for second place. This afternloon members are invited to take part in a combined run at Caulfield, and a good muster is desir ed. Those intending to be present should catch the train leaving Flin ders-street at 2.30 p.m.
The Heart of Daphne Published by Special Arrangement. Copyright. CHAPTER VI. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
The Heart of Daphne iBy LADY TROUBRIDGE, ,l\thoir of "The Cheat," "The Soul of ono!r." "Love, the Locksmith," "The (;il with the Blue Eyes," etc. [Puliished by Special Arrangement. Copyright. CHAPTER VI. lu p!ne had plenty of pluck. She h , -i been noted for it, even as quite a iu'e thing. And there was prac tic:ill- nothing that a girl could do. ti:' sh~e had not dared to do in the !cii dayvs whenever she got a chance, if-m mounting her friends' horses, to neao-tiating a dangerous bit of ski 1in in Switzerland. Of moral cour 2e. too, she had more than her i.are. and yet as Raffe edged himself e.' ween her and the door, with an evi'lent intention of preventing her !.:ing the room, a real tumult of terror came over her, such as she had rever felt before in the whole of her (existence; and her nerve being _?rnIe, slhe did not know quite what to i;o, and so edged awkwardly back to the very door itself, putting her hand f?r-ard blindly, feeling for the knob. Instead of it reaching the h...
Surveyor Prepares "Long Tunnel" Plan for New Technical School Site. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Surveyor Prepares "Long ,Tunnel" Plan for New Technical School Site.-Bowling Green Will Prob ably Be Saved. Further consideration was given by the Richmond Council on Monday night to the question, of providing a central site for a technical school. The surveyor submitted an amended plan, .which will make available 11/4 acres for the school site near the Richmond Town Hall. This scheme renders it unnecessary to interfere with the greens df the Richmond Union Bowling Club, as was previous ly considered necessary by the coun cil. The new site for the school gives frontages to Gleadell-street and to Church-street, on which large blocks of buildings may be erected, with a narrower building to connect the two blocks. Provision is made for an en larged sports arena at the City Re serve adjoining, larger than the pre sent Richmond cricket ground, with an embankment to accommodate from 25,000 to 30,000 spectators, and a grand-stand to seat 1200. The coun cil decided to send the plan on to th...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Some Winter Soups. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
. HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Some Winter Soups. ITo make onion soup, chop two me dium-sized onions and fry them to a rich brown in two ounces of butter over a moderate fire, for onions burn quickly. To them add a quart of boiling soup stock of any kind, or water or milk, and cubes of lightly toasted bread. When the soup is ready to serve, add a little grated cheese, after seasoning with salt and pepper. That which is termed "Flemish soup" is made with about two pounds of washed and picked Brussels sprouts, after adding ten potatoes, two onions, two leeks, salt and pep per. Cook all gently until the vege tables are tender; then pass them through a sieve. Force as much of the vegetable pulp'"through 'as 'pos sible. Then add one quart of beef stock. For tapioca soup, take a quarter of a cupful of tapioca, one cupful' .of cold water, one pint' of boiling water, one. quart of chicken or veal stock, one cupful of hot milk, the yolks of two eggs, salt and pepper. Soak the tapioca in the. cold water ...
Progress Association to Apprise Chief Secretary of Council's Horse Feed Deal—Threatened Opposition to Retiring Councillors. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Progress Association to Apprise Chief Secretary of Council's Horse Feed Deal-Threatened Opposition to Re tiring Councillors. Burnley and East Richmond Pro gress Association has hitherto refrain ed from active participation as a body in municipal elections. At the meet ing of the association in St. Bartholo mew's Hall on Saturday night it was, however, decided that the time had arrived for action. The thanks of the association were extended to the "Guardian" for the exposure of the peculiar procedure adopted by the council in regard to a special prefer ence being given to one man for the supply of horse-feed. It was unanim ously resolved to immediately com municate with the Chief Secretary' re garding the omission to publicly call for tenders. The building of rock eries on the footpaths at Swan-street east instead of their being properly covered with asphalt also excited a vigorous protest. Further ground for complaint was found in the badly lighted condition of the important corner ...
Hoodoo Sign Still Over Municipal Stables.—Employes Remain Loyal to Deposed Stableman. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Hoodoo Sign Still Over Municipal Stables.-Employes Remain Loyal to Deposed Stableman. '4This is not another horse; this is the same one; the same one that was in the 'Guardian' last time," said Cr. Bowman, as a representative of this paper eeptered the council chamber on Monday night. -Then he repeated the statement by way of emphasis, and so that we shouldn't dare to tumble into the. mistake of adding one too many to the fatal list. Cr. Bowman was' presenting the last report of the stables committee. Immediately there was a flare-up. Cr. Burgess waxed sarcastic and aroused the ire of Cr. Bell. Taunted to the point of exasperation, Cr. Bell was bold enough to say that he thought the results achieved at the stables were "very good." "That will do me," said Cr. Burgess; '"I don't want to say any more after that; I'll sit down." But Cr. Morgan, who is manager of: a prominent firm of car riers, wasn't going to let Cr. Burgess have it all his. own way. Cr. Morgan sought to explain that a...
Permission Given to Pearlite Co. to Make Soap—Works at Burnley to be Extended. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Permission Given to Pearlite Co. tc Make Soap-Works at Burnley to be Extended. Permission to make soap at -a: fac tory in Stawell-street was recently granted by the Richmond City Council to the Pearlite Drug and Polish Com pany. Objection to this permit was raised by Mr. J. Devereaux, a resident of Stawell-street, and in the absence of the objector, who, however, asked that consideration should be given to particulars he submitted by letter, as he was unable to appear 'person ally the Board of Public Health gave consideration to the case on Thurs day. After some discussion it was de. cided that, provided certain conditions were complied with, permission should be given by the board for the works to be established. Chief amoing the stipulations imposed was one to the effect that no kitchen, fat or other re fuse should be rendered down at the works.
Our Own Australian Girl Finds "Happiness"—Wallace Reid and William Elliott Star on National Programme for Next Week. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Our Own Australian Girl Finds "Happiness"-Wallace Reid and William Elliott Star on National Programme for Next Week. Sunshiny Enid Bennett, who scored 'a big success in The Little Brother, will be seen in her second Triangle feature at the National next week. Miss Bennett takes the role of Doris Wingate, a lonely little rich girl in hot pursuit of happiness. Her unde served reputation for snobbishness kills any attempt at friendship be tween herself and her college mates. So, when she discovers a radiant bundle of happiness in the person of little Thelma Salter, she just natur ally "chums up." Then she gets a surprise. Her new-found friend is a washer-lady-asks Doris if she doesn't want her lingerie "washed most beau tifully well." And it is, too, but Doris gets a shock when she visits the laundry one time, to find that it is a barely furnished room and that the presiding genius of the washtub is not the young lady's mother, as Doris had supposed, but an enterprising youth, who is w...
Public Testimonial to P.C. Constable Koetsveld Takes Definite Shape—Citizens' Meeting Arranges Preliminaries. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Public Testimonial to P.C. Constable Koetsveld Takes 'Definite Shape Citizens' Meeting Arranges Prelim inaries. "I have never known a member of the police force to stand in such high esteem with everybody as P.C. Con stable Koetsveld," said Dr. J. F. Ag new, J.P., when presiding at a meet ing of Richmond citizens and busi ness people in the Richmond Town Hall on Tuesday afternoon Dr. Agnew expressed the feelings of everybody in the room. It was a preliminary gathering to arrange for some public recognition of the faithful and valuable services rendered by P.C. Koetsveld to the city during his 15 years' stay here. He has now been promoted and transferred to Mel bourne. Dr. Agnew paid a warm tribute to the fearlessness and the absolute in tegrity of the departing constable and also as to his sterling worth in en deavoring to always assist rather than hinder those unfortunate enough to make a false step. The opinion was freely expressed. that the leading business firms and the citizens...
From Various Sources. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
From Various Sources. It was Mess-up-otamia. Successful Suitor: Sir, your daugh ter has promised to become my wife. Father: Well, don't come to me for sympathy. You might have known something would happen to you, hang ing around here five pights a week. South Head, Sydney, is a favorite jumping-off place for people .who are weary of this life, but a weird suicider' last week was not satisfied to put all his trust in this effective means of exit. When he went to the edge of the cliff he tcok with him a revolver and a bottle of poison. He was seen to stand on a perilous ledge, drink the poison., fire three shots at him self, and then go hurtling through the air to the fatal rocks below. There is a story of a man who went to a beach for the purpose of destroying himself. He fixed a rope to a pile and noosed it round his neck, hanging being the first string to his bow. Then he drank poison. Then he raised a revolver to his head to put a bullet through it.. But a wave joggled him at the ...
OUR LITTLE TIN FORD. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
OUR LITTLE TIN FORD. Our little tin Ford, all covered with dust, In its little garage now stands. And its four little spark plugs are red with rust, And idle on our hands. Time was when our 'little tin Ford was new, And its carburettor worked passing fair; But that was before petrol shortage begai- Then we cussed it and put it in there! --Chicago "Cartoons Magazine." Germany's grin is now lost in chagrin.
OVERHEARD IN THE PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
OVERHEARD IN THE PARK. "Yes, we met and were engaged at once and married, and then my hus band returned to the front. He wrote and said he was coming back on leave one Saturday night, and I want ed mother to come with me to meet him. But she said she neverheard of such a thing, flatly declined, and told me I must go alone. 'Well, mother,' I told her, 'I want. you to come with me, because I'm afraid I shan't re cognise him."-"Pall Mall Gazette."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
The Workers' Cloier 234 Swat St-eet, Richmond. Visit Eo 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 REMOVED 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 COST'UMIERE Prices to Suit the Times. STOP4 Before Deciding on that Job, Allow Me to Submit Prices. Quality Work at Moderate Cost. CHASL.~. BUTTS, 41 HUNTER ST. (B?DGE RD.) RICHMOND DECORATOR & CONTRACTOR for GENERAL REPAIRS &.ALTERATIONS Letters Promptly Attended. MEAT! MT !! MEAT!!! Patronise a Returned Soldier who has been Two Ye...
THE OTHER FELLOW'S JOB. Everybody Envies Somebody Else. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
THE OTHER FELLOW'S JOB. Everybody, Envies Somebody Else. There's a craze among us mortals that is very hard to name, Wheresoe'er you find a human you will find the case the same; You may seek among the worst of men or seek. among the best, And you'll find that every person is precisely like the rest; Each believes his real calling is along some other line Than the one at which he's working take, for instance, yours and mine. From the meanest "me-too" creature. to the leader of the mob, There's- universal craving for "the other fellow's job." There are millions of positions in the busy world to day, Each a drudge to him who holds it, but to him who doesn't, play; Every farmer's broken-hearted that in youth he missed his call, While the same unhappy farmer is the envy of us all. Any task you care to mention seems a vastly better. lot Than the one especial something which you happen to have got. There's but one sure way to smother Envy's heartache and her sob; Keep too busy at your own...
Young Hec, the First Municipal Foal, Sent to Country Farm for Three Years.—Council Blacksmith, with Gag Bit, to Act as Horse Dentist. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Young Hec, the First Municipal Foal, Sent to Country Farm for Three Years.-Council Blacksmith, with Gag Bit, to Act as Horse Dentist. Pat. Raftis, the Church-street hay and corn dealer, who enjoys a mono-" poly of the council's business, got his latest cheque, for £63 17/-, through without comment on Monday night. We can't help it; we simply put our hands to our sides and laugh long and hearty. The other day a chap rushed into this office and asked for the loan of a camera. "There's a fine snapshot down at the Richmond Park," he said. Then we questioned him. Two council employes, he said, had hold of the ends of separate ropes, tied around the neck of a young draught pony. Our camera man was out that day, and the "snap" was missed. That is why this par isn't illustrated. By Hec! if it were. It turns out that the trot around in the park was a means of giving young liec some afternoon exercise. "Mick" Cameron is prepared to swear to it. But such pranks couldn't last for ever. Young He...
Yarra Fellmongeries.—Mr. Hughes Declines to Interfere. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Yarra Fellmongerles.-Mr. Hughes Declines .to Interfere. At the meeting of the Richmond Council on Monday night a letter was received from the Prime Minis ter (Mr. Hughes), declining to re ceive a deputation from the council and interested factory owners and others regarding the embargo placed by the Board of Public Health on the establishment of fellmongeries adja cent to the Yarra. An opinion was expressed by Mr. Hughes that the matter was one which fell within the jurisdiction of the State Government. Accordingly, he would prefer not to receive the proposed deputation. Councillors expressed regret at the Prime Minister's decision, and re solved to approach the Minister for Health.