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SOME FACTS ABOUT TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 3 October 1914
SOME FACTS ABOUT TREES. r The tallest trees in the .world .are the Australian eucalyptus, v.hii h at tain an altitude of '180 feet. The biggest are the mammoth trees- of California, some of which are 276 to. 373 in height, and 108 feet in circum ference at the base. From mca mre r.-cnts of the rings it is believed that certain of these trees are from 2000 to 2500 years old. The oldest tree in the world is said to exist on the island of Cos, off the coast of Asia M'inor. It is several thousand years old, but just how many no one has dared to say. - The tree is carefully preserved by a wall of ma'onry around it, and the trt-.n'.; is 30 feet in circumference. But there are parts of trees in the form of useful timber which are even jolder, probably, than any on the stump. Beams in old buildings arc preserved to-day which are known . to be over a thousand years old. Piles -driven by the Romans , prior ,to- the Christian era are perfectly sound to day, and it is kno \n that-they have been...
FACTS ABOUT MUFFS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 3 October 1914
I "FACTS ABOUT MUFFS. .There are two'kinds of muffs known ') compilers of dictionaries. One they i'o.-.eribe .as "a warm'coyer for both winds- in ""winter;" and the other is " a '.oft "fellow." "" Mu.ls used to he carried ?y- bpth^ses8,s ind:scr:iniriately 'a long; ! .ii!e:;.ag6, :ari'cf Hhese. ojd fashions have; 5 habit o£ reappear.rig>. "Some .people iirtn there is.a.fixed .cycle of progress; .?nugh^hijpb.1fashlbhis..runi .',arid tjbiat '. n'y'all come back after a-longer' or .i !"ter period,, though i& o.rather mo . .. -' = ti 'foTin. As an illustration/ the noline of the ?'sixties "'was a revi i. of the hoops of the eighteenth cen rv, differing torn them only in be;, , a little less clumsy." ' If this per-* . dical return of fashions and fancieo to be relied upon, we may expect to o our young society, swells wearing uffg:as they did in the days of Charles i., and laser on in those of Qtieen line. When, where'; or how the muff riginated vcis not exactly' known." 'lancl...
The Ladies' Column. MOTHERS OF GEEAT MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 3 October 1914
i he Ladies' Column. I ' ^ « V MOTHERS OF GEEAT MEN. Schumann's mother was gifted witk . US1C. , Gyuuod's mother was fond of paint ing and music. tlionin's mother, like himself, was ?wry delicate. » Spohr's mother was an excellent judge of music, but no musician. ? iMilton's letters often allude to bis mother in the most affectionate terms. -"VV11 I am, or can be, I owe to my >111-i'e! mother," said Abraham Lincoln. i.'aleigh said that he owed all his p j.iteness of deportment to his mother. (loathe pays several tributes in hit iv i tings to the character of his mother. Word - worths' mother had a character a veenliar as that of her gifted son. .... .! nycln '.dedicated one of bis most irir.nt instrumental compositions to h.j liio! her. rharles Darwin's mother had a de vil od taste for all branches of natural "* I - . fVT :.i'ney Smith's mother was a clever . -i:v- TAiitionalist aud very quick at re: J.l (V iboon's mother was passionately. ..>ii.l of reading, and encouraged he...
SPLENDID JEWELS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 3 October 1914
.SPLENDID JEWELS. V)The famous collection'" of jewels-be-' '.bnging to the iate Lord Dudley, was told by auction at Christies' Rooms, riondon, recently. ;The prices realised were higher'than had previously beeD obtained. Two pearl necklaces aionij soidc for £38,000. When the sale com menced the central gallery was filled , ivith a crowd of nearly a thousand so iiety' people and dealers. Several jewels ivere sold for a thousand pounds apiece ind then . excitement ran high as the first .pearl necklace was handed round. It consisted of forty-seven pearls, and ilicited general admiration. The first bid was one of £15,000, and ..hen the offers rose £100 a time until . .he unprecedented price of £22,200 was reached, at which price the necklace was bought by Mr. Nathan, the-dealer. ? ft was understood biddings were made ;lose upon that sum for a lady who was present. There was great excitement tmongst the ladies during the bidding. If the lady desires to purchase the lecklace now, she will...
THE ROSE AND ITS LEGENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 3 October 1914
THE ROSE AND ITS LEGENDS. " Few people," says Mrs.. Kuskin, ?have ever asked themselves why they . 'diiiire a 'rose so much more than any ?tlie.r flower." In case they should do . o, :he answers the question. If they .Consider, they will find first'that red s in a delicately graduated state tht 'uost lovely of-all pure colours; and, ?ccondly, that in the rose there is no. hadow, except what is composed of .oloiir. "All its shadows are fuller in . oiour than its lights owing to the ranslucency and reflective power of ts leaves." - There is a curious legend about the j ,.irig-'n ,of the rose: " A Jewish maid of ; (letblehem (whom Southey has named iiilah) was beloved by one Hamuel, i brutish-sQt. Zillah rejected bis suit indv he vowed vengeance. ' He said . hal Zillah 'was a demoniac, and she was condemned to be burnt; but God averted the flames, the stake to-which slie' was bound budded, and the maid .tood unharmed under a rose tree full >f white and.red roses, then first seen lin...
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 3 October 1914
R O WING./ The Richmond Rowing Club will be represented by the follow ing crews at . the -forthcoming Henley Regatta :h- ' Maiden Four-Stroke, Lr Hede, 3, G. Cox; 2, B. Kiiig; tow, K. Hearne ; cox, Geo. Runciman. Maiden Eight - Stroke, H. Wansley; 7, H. Buckley ; 6, W. Podmore; 5, A. Keogh; 4, J. Clowes; 3, W. Wicks;. 2, Ci H. Metrick; bow, A. Cornish; cox, W. Waltho. Junior Eight - Stroke, W. McEvoy;. 7, J. Barto.i; 6, G. Grey; 5, P. Rogers; 4, A. Girling; 3, W. Grey; 2, T. Jenkins; bow, B. Jenkins; cox, W. W-altho. Club Races will be-held by the Richmond Club on Saturday, 10th inst. DON'T COUGH.-Relief can be ob tained immedintely. Use "KEAT ING'S COTJGH LOZENGES "-well known as the utterly unrivalled Cough Remedy. Strongly recommen ded by many eminent physicians. They at once check the cough and re n.ove the cause-without any after effect; the most delicate, can therefore take them. One Lozenge alone gives ease-one or two at bedtime ensures rest. Sold everywhere In tins, 13%d. ea...
RICHMOND A.N.A. RAMBLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 3 October 1914
RICHMOND A.N.A. RAMBLERS. Last Saturday the Richmond A. A. A. Ramblers played a match against the Damienong Methodists, arid-defeated them by 47 runs. W. Barry 34, and HrMcInitosli 13 were the chief contributors, and the bowling "was done by W. Barry 5 for 5, U. Young 2 for 15, and A Nancarrow L for I. This-afternoon, the Ramblers play Tho.rnbury. Train leaves Flinders-, street at 2.5.
THE LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 3 October 1914
' THE LADIES. ;J\ ; . The, ladies of the Miniat'ure^CIab, tto. 14 completed the; shoot fo'r Mr Chipper's Trophy, which was won by Mrs' Sadler, Mrs Lo.we being second. y The ladies held an evening at the club ;r,ooms on . Wednesday, given by Miss Cropley and Miss Aston, and an enjoyable time was spent in songs, music and* dancing. The ladies especially were pleased with the efforts of Mr Pollock and .Vlr Hatherley, also Miss Trawin and Miss F. Aston. : The Richmond Ladies Rifle Club met as usual on Wednesday night at the' Miniature Range, Church street. There was a good atten dance of old and new members. Scores counted in the President's vice-President's, and Mr Wilson's trophies. Highest scores were: Name Score Mrs Barnard ... 70 Miss Lonquesfc . ... 69 Miss J/. Clark ... 67 Miss Harris . ... 66 ' Capt. Dunlop > ... ; -66 Miss N. Yuugwirth 63' Mi'sa Banks .. ;.. 60 Miss Ford ... . ... 62
RIFLE RICHMOND CLUB NP 312 [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 3 October 1914
- The Richmond Rifle Club paid a visit to Port Melbourne range for the purpose of instructing the new members in musketry, and at the same time firing a match with the small bore rifle. Those who scored well with the small rifle were Name. Score., W. Jones ... 39 J. R. Sadler ' ... 38 W.Baker ... 37 W.T. Smith - ... 37 W.-H. Smith ... 37 J.Nichols 37 R.Lowe ... 37 - 0. Kuster ... " ,36 Gower ...' . j- 35 Gr. Harrison ... , 34 ft. .Scott ,... - \ 33* R. Chipper v. ... ' 32 The possible was 40.. ?-^ jSpoon shoot to-day. '
He Wasn't. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 3 October 1914
He Wasn't. A tall, powerful-looking man waa propping up the wall of a public-house situated at a busy corner, when a man came from a - warehouse across the road, and said: "Now,, my good man, are-you look ing for work?". "No, maister, I ain't," came the an swer; "but there's a few fellers across vondcr wot is," pointing to the op . josite corner. "Oh! very well," said the other, as lie moved oil; "I thought perhaps you were out of work.'.'fc Ho had only gone a few yards when, he, heard the lounger's voice agkin: "Yer didn't : ask it I was -o.ut » work, maister; yer aqked me ill n9 (lokinK for it-I ain't!" - Keep the money in your own (lis trlct Sell all you can and buy all yon can' at home. The men who have Invested in stores, workshops, and other business places' are building up the town, T
Lennox — street Presbyterian Sabbath School. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 3 October 1914
Lennox - street Presby terian Sabbath School. --- ? i Anniversary Services; in con-: nection with the Lennox-street Presbyterian Sabbath School were celebrated on Suaday last, when three special services were held, Rev.' G. Baird, B.A., (Pastor of the Church) occupying the pulpit in the morning, and Rev. A. Yule, M. A., afterjiodn'and evening. Instructive'~and interesting ser mons, appropriate to th^ occaiion", were delivered, [and special sing ing rendered by the Church and school choirs. Mr Brbgden acted as organist. The Children's Entertainment on Wednesday evening was .highly creditable to all concerned. Rev. G. . Baird presided, and ' gave a pleasant address bearing.on Sun School work. The programme was a varied and interesting one. The true patriotic ring was heard in the well-known chorus, " Rule Britannia," the singers entering heartily into into the spirit of the theme. Miss I. Welfare pleased with a skilfully played violin solo. The action songs, "Story Land," by infants w...
Proposed Technical College [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 3 October 1914
Proposed Technical College The Conference between repre sentatives of the Council and other local bodies to consider ways and means for the establishment of- a Technical College in Richmond took place at the Town Hall on Wednesday evening last. Crs Bell, Kemp, Fear, and Gleadell repre sented the Council, and there were present representatives from the P.L.C. and most of the Friendly Societies in Richmond. Cr Kemp presided. The desirability of having a Technical College in Richmond was realised by all present, but the difficulty was-(1st) to procure a suitable site, and (2nd) how to raise the funds. The chairman outlined the financial position of the Council, and showed that it would be im possible to provide the money out &nbsp; of ordinary revenue. It was pointed &nbsp; out that in other districts Councils &nbsp; had made special provision for expenditure of this kind, and Mr J. R. Green (secretary Burnley Progress Association) moved that the &nbsp; ...
Reserves. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 October 1914
Reserves. The Richmond City Reserve, Churclx-street, near Town Hall - sports ground- and recreation reserve. J. N. H. Wood, Curator. Richmond Park - Entrances from Bridge-road (near Hawthorn Bridge) and Swan-street, Burnley. Populat holiday resort Open daily. A. J. Garter, Curator. Horticultural Gardens, Burnley. Open daily. E. Pescott, Director. Barkly Gardens, Mary-street, South Richmond. Open daily. J. Fer guson, Curator.
INSTITUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 October 1914
INSTITUTIONS. JKiohmoad Lsdie* Benevolent Bociaij, Richmond Ladles' Benevolent So ciety, Church-street Secretary, Mrs. Conlon, Richmond Terrace. Richmond Creche, Ablnger-atreet (off Church-street Hill) - President, Mrs. Dodds; bon. secretary, lira. F. A.. Lewis. Rtchmond Free D2speumry, Church street-Hon. Secretary, Mr. W. R. R, Blair. Nearly . every up-to-date advertise! baa heard someone say-" I have been reading your advertisements for «ome time, and I thought I .would see for ; nyself." Have you, heard that?
CLUBS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 October 1914
CLUB*. Richmond Union Bowling Olub Green at rear of Town Hall, lion, secretary, Mr George Collopy. Jiotuuond Union Tennis Club.-Court -Adjoining Bowling Green. W.C.T.K.U., Richmond Branch.-Meets at Presbyterian Church, Burnley-street, ist and 3rd Mondays, at 8 p.m. Richmond 3ieyde Club, Coppin streev v. Richmoad Rifle Club (Mr J. Sadler captain); Rooms, Miniature Range Market Buildings, Church-street. R Chipper, Secretary. Richmond Rowing i lub-Rooms, Punt-road ; Mr William, hon, secretary. Richmond Football Club-Ground, Punt-road; JMr Lolise secretary. Richmond Cricket Club, -Punt-road.-Mr G. Bird, Secretary. R.U.F.S. Rifle Association.-Mr C. Moseley, Seoretary. Richmond Caledonian Society-Mr C. E. MacGourlay, Secretary. iUchmond Flak Protection and Ang ers' Olub meets on Thursday evening \the Central Collee Palace, Bridge Road, Near Town Hall. F. W. McConchie," Secretary, 80 Neptune-atrset Richmond Swimming Club.-Mr W. Jones, Captain. M. Opie Secretary.
SOUTHERN GROSS COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 October 1914
SOUTHERN GROSS COMPETI TION. Camberwell Baptists, 11L (Moore 43, Patersori 19; Ronald four for 10, Alan two for 15) v. McCouchie's. three for 50 (Angus 26, William 18 ; Paterson one for 15.) , South Uichmoud Methodists 56 (Wilson 21 Edmonds 17 ; Day six for 30, Brabin four for 21) v. Kew Wesleys nine for 81 (Edwards 23, Fitchett 17, McDonald 15 not out; Schrappe four for 33 Edmonds two for 7, Sullivan two for 10). Richmond Gongos 150 (Svensson 63, McLaren 17 not out Sellars 14 Dickason 12) v. West Hawthorn two for 32. Duke of Richmond, 76 (Cole 32, Scott 10 ; Prior four for 14, Bell four for 16) v. Denham-street Wesleys 54 (Harran 10, Ulark 10; Laby six for 32, H a> field one for 1.) Cremorne four for 36 v. North Richmond Methodises 234 (Waters 66,- Marriott 44, MeLeod 22, Stone 34 not out; Woodhead two for 12 ) Auburn nine for 72 (Stoneham 22, Antonio 15 ; Fear four for 27. Glenwright two for 5) v. Cremorne Methodists 65 (.Tarnlyn 28. McKin ley 14; Graham four for 8, Sibley two ...
STATS SCHOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 October 1914
STATS B0H00L8. C&lt;antr*l, No. 1667, Gleadell-«t., Rich mond (Mr. J. T. Raw, Bead Teacher; .North Riohmond, No. 8798, Booking - luua-atreet (Mr. B; Kiaiii, Head Teacher). '' Yarra Park, No. 1406', corner Bridge road and Hoddle-Btroet. Mr Kiley, Head Teacher, Srigfaton-itreet, No. 1396 (Mr. L. Jt. McNab, Head Teacher), Cremorne Street, No 2084. (Mr E. Box* Head Teacher.) ^ . Burnley, N». 5J85S, Madden-gron (Mr. H. Bashford, Head Teacher.)
RICHMOND CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 October 1914
RICHMOND CITY. | A good attendance of spectators witnessed the opening match of the season on the City Reserve last Saturday, when Richmond City and Clifton Hill A N.A. met. W. Machar was elected captain of tlit City, and Ern Dines vice. City won the toss, and had first use of the wicket, but were all disposed of for 89, Dines 52, Machar 11, and D. Rosenberg 10 being the doable figure scorers. Clifton Hill lost six wickets for 67. The match, will be continued this afternoon. City's team included live new players, viz., A Taylor (Lincoln). C. Middleton (St Bartholomews'), L Twyford (Burnley Presbyterian). L. McDonald ? Caledonians), and Dr. Rosenborg. '