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What Pa Plays. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
What Pa Plays. The man had just reached home after a heavy day's work at the ofice, and was resting himself in his easy chair for a few minutes, before par taking of tea. Little Jim, his young est son, had climbed upon the pater nal knee, and was relating to his father the events of the day. "And, oh, father," said the boy. "won't you show me your fiddle some day?" "I have no fiddle, my boy," answer ed the fond parent. "Oh, yes, you.have, papa," returned the boy. "I heard mamma telling Mrs. Strongwill this morning that ever since she married you, you have played second fiddle!"
The Hospitality of France. A MEMORY THAT WILL LIVE FOR EVER. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
The Hospitality of France. A MEMORY THAT WILL LIVE FOR EVER. ."Would you like to visit France again after the war?" That is a question the English soldier is some times asked. Those who have had experiences like mine will answer "Yes;, :When I do go, I may omit the battle front from my itinerary; but I `shall certainly revisit some or the 'villages where we were the guests of the French peasants, for I have. many -friends there. Our troops are.' 'frequently moved from part to part, and so the in habitants of the war area constantly have new soldiers taking up their temporary, lodging in their farms and coqttages. Officially, the billeting or these: soldiers is a purely business arrangement, but the courtesy of the French makes it more than that. We found it so, and from the way in which .they liked to. speak of those who had preceded us, I could see that our experience was the same as theirs.' Often it happened that our host found the official demands upon him too few to show adequa...
"The First Landing Party." VETERANS OF POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
"The First Landing Party." VETERANS OF POLITICS. Of the thirty-six members forming the Senate only five remain of those who were elected to the first Senate in 1901.. These were Senators Millen (N.S,W.), Vice-President of- the Exe cutive Council; Pearce, Minister for bDefence; and De Largie (W.A.), Keat ing and O'Keefe (Tas.). Among the 75 members of the House of Representatives were the following 15, who had been members continuously from the start:-New South Wales: Messrs. Hughes (Prime Minister), Cook (Minister for the Navy), Chanter, Chapman, Smith, Spence, and Watkins. Victoria: Tu dor (leader of the Opposition). Queensland: Bamford, M'Donald and Page; South Australia: Glynn (Min ister for Home and Territories) and Poynton. West Australia: Sir John Forrest (Treasurer) and Mr. Fowler. Sir Robert Best and Mr. Higgs, who are now in the House of Repre sentatives, were previously in the Senate, while Senator Thomas has changed from the House of Repre sentatives to the Senate. Dr. Ca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
' 8ome, Sw~et Romeo" You can realise this by visiting the large showrooms of the RICHMOND FURNISHING COMPANY 116-11-8-120 Swa t., The best variety of -Furniture at moderate prices in or around'., Mel bourne. The QUALITY IS ALWAYS THERE.' Terms arranged if you do not wish to pay ready cash. CATALOG FREE. It contains the best lines from every 'department shown in direct photos. Full details and lowest, prices given in every instance. FOR PAINTING OR PAPERHANGING, IN§19s un NUT Go A. B. SHEPHERD, The Dcorator, To Give You a Prioe. WORK DONE WELL AND NEATLY. 6 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND 'Phone 6426 Central t k Ph lo--ona -0 . 0 .B.?onchits and Inu enza. CAUTION! ALWAYS ASK POR BOSISTO'S "PARROT BRAND" EUCALYPTUS OIL and avoid the many crude and mixed Oils row being offered for sale, which may be not only worthless from a remedial point of view, but actually harmful in administration. The Rich Cake Mfg Co. PTY. LTD. + HAVE OPENED A BRANCH AT 140 Brdge Road. SPURE INGREDIENTS. x NO SUBSTITUTES...
Charlie Chaplin Coming. A TRIP TO AUSTRALIA. MAMMOTH FORTUNES OF FILM STARS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Charlie Chaplin Coming. A TRIP TO AUSTRALIA. MAMMOTH FORTUNES OF FILM STARS. By W. Barrington -Miller. (Managing Director of Greater Williams Picture Theatres). In all seriousness, let me intro duce to you-Charlie Chaplin! Not the shadow that has trailed its baggy pants over the screen of every mo tion picture theatre in the world, but the Mr. Chaplin who, at 28, is earning more money than the President of the United States - not the clowning genius that the world knows, but the bright young man whose college-boy aspect can hardly be reconciled with that battered derby and queer mous tache. I had the honor of being Mr. Chap lin's guest in Los Angeles for ten days, and, under his guidance, met many of the principal stars in film dom, among whom were Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, "Fanny Ward, Theda Bara, and William S. Hart, but of all the picture actors there none impressed me more as men than Chaplin and Hart. Two more different types it would be diffi cult to imagine. Chaplin i...
Ladies' Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Ladies' Rifle Club. Members of the Richmond Ladies' Rifle Club met on Wednesday night. Scores count in Mr. Admans' and Miss ,, Jungwirth's trophies. They were: Miss N. Jungwirth 69, Miss M. Jung wirth 66, Miss D. Capeweil 66, Mrs. Barnard 65, Mrs. Marshall 65, Miss A. Clark 64, Miss F. Wetherall 64.
Ladies' Letter. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Ladies' Letter. Before I forget it. Muriel Starr, of the sighs, the cigarettes and the ab sinthe-will we ever forget her Ma dame X?-has got right on. to the top rung in America. In big white lights her name is blazoned around Chicago, the vehicle for her latest success be ing a Hawaiian play labelled "The Bird of Paradise." Muriel could go on "starring" in the States indefinite ly but the gifted and daring young woman of "Within the Law" fame has not forgotten the friends of many hap py days and nights here, and she is on the list of J. C. Williamson attractions here in the near future. That old gag, "What to do with our girls? Marry them to our "boys," could be put into modern dress with. "What to do with our returned sol diers? Marry them to our rich girls." This has already been done in several instances, including that of a blind soldier (Frank Downes), who married Miss White, of Singleton. Capt. Lind say Brown, who, as I wrote last week, annexed Marjorie Williamson and her subs...
WAR LEADERS' AUTOGRAPHS. To Help Disabled Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
WAR LEADERS' AUTOGRAPHS. To Help Disabled Soldiers. At least £50,000, and as much more as possible, for the benefit of perman ently disabled Australian soldiers, is the aim of the scheme for the dis posal of the unique Australian flag now in the possession of MIr. P. W. Tewksbury, of Melbourne. On this flag Mr. Tewksbury has secured the autographs of many of the most farm ous war leaders and statesmen of the British Empire and her Allies. There are 23 signatures, amongst which are those of Sir Douglas Haig, Sir Wil liam Robertson, Sir W. R. Birdwood, Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, Admiral Sir David Beatty, Marshall Joffre, the late Lord Kitchener, Mr. Lloyd George, Mr. Hughes, Mr. Bonar Law. Mr. Balfour and Lord Derby. It is hoped that the autograph of President Wilson will also be obtained. When he visited New York last year MSr. Tewksbury was offered £4000. for the flag, which attracted much attention there, but he decided to dispose of it by means of an art union. The approval of the...
Annual Memorial Service to Richmond Soldiers in Town Hall—Big Interest Likely to be Aroused. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Annual Memorial Service to Rich mond Soldiers in Town Hall-Big Interest Likely to be Aroused. Prime Minister Hughes is expected to give an address, the State Com mandant (Brigadier-General Williams will preside, and there will be special singing, led by the Royal Park Mili tary and Richmond City bands, also other features, at the memorial ser vice to Richmond soldiers in the town hall on .Sunday afternoon. August 5. The gathering will be held under the auspices of the United Friendly So cieties of Richmond, -and it is expect ed that the services will be most im pressive. Special solos, with a reci tal, "Gallipoli," will be given bk. Miss Rose Quong. The gross collection will" be handed to the Richmond branch of the Red Cross. Mr. H. F. Wansley, "Zoe," Rowena-street, is the hon. secretary for the memorial service. -
School Football—Brighton Street v. North Richmond. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
School Football-Brighton Street v. North Richmond. Played at City Reserve and won by Brighton-street. Scores were:- Brighton Street, 9-13. North Richmond, 1-2. Goal-kickers for Brighton-street: W. Hill (4), R. Twose (2), L. Adams, H. Hewett, D. Ward. Best players for Brighton-street:- A. Palin, R. Twose, W. Hill, J. Dav idson, P. Neason.
Church Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Church Notes. To-morrow will be observed as Home Missions Sunday in all the Methcdist Churches of the Central Richmond Circuit. The Rev. Oswald Boyle preaches at South Richmond at 11 and Central at 7, and during the week will deliver addresses at Central, South, Cremorne and Burnley churches on "Experiences in Navvy Camps and Home Mission Stations." Service will be conducted at the M:ethodist Church, Cremorne-street, to morrow night by the Rev. R. Taylor, assisted by Sister Adey. Anniversary services of St. Mat thias' Sunday-school, Church-st. north, were held on Sunday. The vicar (Rev. A. Allnut) officiated in the morning, and the Rev. R. Hamilton, of Ivanhoe, was the preacher in the afternoon and evening. The congregations were very large. Mr. Hamilton, who is much appreciated at St. Matthias', gave interesting addresses. He re ferred to the Mission of Repentance and Hope, which it is intended to commence during the ensuing month, and urged everyone to make a spe cial effort to at...
OPEN COLUMN. CYCLISTS FORCED TO FORBIDDEN PATHS. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
OPEN COLUMN. CYCLISTS FORCED TO FORBIDDEN PATHS. (To the Editor.) Sir,--Lest silence be interprets d as contentment, I would like through your paper to hold up to criticism the body supposed to control our public roads. The Richmond Court was engaged on Monday morning (9th inst) in fin ing a dozen cyclists 10/- each for riding on a strip of footpath at th.: end of Chestnut-street. The condition of the road at the time they were caught was such that many horse drawn vehicles required double teams to pull them through. For cyclists the road was out of all question. The mud in the shallowest part was at least eix inches deep, and in the deeper places about a foot. The southern end of Church-street, immediately adjoining the bridge, is also in a disgraceful condition. Broken and bent axles are the result. Motor bikes using it are shaken to pieces, and horses stumble over its uneven ness. Thus some of our noble councillors force upon road users the expense of repeated repairs, while othe...
Central Old Boys' Half-Yearly Meeting.—Honor Board Has 396 Names. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Central Old Boys' Half-Yearly Meet ing.-Honor Board Has 396 Names. The seventh half-yearly meeting oat the Central Old Boys' Association will be held In the State school, Gleadell-street, at 8 p.m. on Thurs day. Owing to the increasing num ber of enlistments of Central Old Boys, the honor board has had to be extended, and now has 396 names. Mr. H. C. Reid, hon. secretary Rich mond Unemployed Relief Committee, writes acknowledging the following donations to euchre party held in Richmond Town Hall on July 12: "Lady Sympathiser" £2 10/-, Mr. Field (Swan-street) lady's umbrella, Cr. Bowman, gent's umbrella; Mr. Davidson (Swan-street) and Mr. Washfold (Church-street), pastry; Mr. Crawford, coilee and sugar. HIM Sansre) aysumrla
Street Fruit, Fish and Vegetable Stands to Compete with Local Shopkeepers. — Positions Allotted Off Main Thoroughfares. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Street Fruit, Fish and Vegetable Stands to Compete with Local Shopkeepers. - Positions Allotted Off Main Thoroughfares. Approval was given by the council on Monday night for hawk ers' stands in the following posi tions: Jeremiah Hurley-Coppin-street, 10 ft. south of Bridge-road. Thomas Graham-In front of shel ter, Victoria-street tram terminus. Clarence George Lee-Lennox-st., 10ft. south of Bridge-road. Ernest E. Kneale-Byron-street, 10 ft. south of Swan-street. William Kenna-Lennox-street, 10 ft. north of Swan-street. Thomas Kirk - Shakespeare-place, 10ft. south of Swan-street. Henry Crowe-Waltham-street, 101 ft. south of Bridge-road. Thomas Crowe-Hosie-street, 10ft. south of Bridge-road. Fees of 12/- per month will be charged for the use of the stands.
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
TOPICS OF THE WE?EK. Personal. The marriage of Miss Hilda McCon chie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adam McConchie, "Park View House," 381 Punt-road, to Mr. Raymond S. Wil liams, of 211 Swan-street, will take place this (Saturday) afternoon at the South Richmond Methodist Church at 4 o'clock. Mr. and Mirs. G. F. A. Jones. Church-street, have received many congratulations from friends on the success achieved by their eldest son. Mr. Gregory Jones, who, on attaining his 21st year of age, has qualified for and admitted to practice in the Su preme Court. Mr. Gregory Jones is now associated in the legal practice of his father. In the resignation of Miss Will mott, the hon. treasurer of the Rich mond Benevolent Society, the society has lost a sterling worker, and one of the best and most consistent of the members of the s6ciety during the past 20 years. Always at her post, performing the duties of the office in a courteous, conscientious and thor ough manner, and attending to every detail, her...
Record of Yarra Borderers in the War Unsurpassed by Any Other Corps in Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Record of Yarra Borderers in the War Unsurpassed by Any Other Corps In Australia. New cadets to the number of 171 were passed into the militia ranks of the Yarra Borderers on Thursday night at the Gipps-street (Richmond) Drill Hall. There was not the usual formal ceremony; but Colonel Crouch the commanding officer, addressed the new militiamen, and stated that al- though the corps had a separate exis- tence under universal training of only five years, it had the records of the Richmond Rifles; the 2nd Victor- ian Regiment and the 6th A.I.R. be hind it. To the present war it had sent 52 officers (of whom 44 received their first commission from its ranks) and 508 N.C.O.'s and men. It had won five Military Crosses, one Croix de Guerre, and over fifty other distinc- tions; and death on the field of honor had come to 11 of its officers and 53 N.C.O.'s and privates. The regret &nbsp; was that they had not, as was offered in August, 1914, been allowed to go as one corps to the fron...
"ON THE LONG, LONG TRAIL" RICHMOND BOYS CHASE THE HUN TO HIS LAIR. MARATHON RACE FOR BARRELS OF BEER. A CAMPING GROUND IN "FERNTREE GULLY" FOREST. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
"ON THE LONG9 LONG TRAIL" RICHMOND BOYS CHASE THE HUN TO HIS LAIR. .MARATHON RACE FOR BARRELS OF BEER. A CAMPING GROUND IN "FERNTREE GULLY" FOREST. Richmond's list of casualties this week is: Killed in Action. L. M. Bowman, Corporal J. C. McDonald, W. T. Mantall. Died on Service. Private H. V. Barber. Wounded. C. C. Dickson. Enlistments from Richmond this week include:-H. Gay, C. E. Davis, F. W. Gough, H. N. Watts, J. Mur ray, W. Ploughwright. Private Jimmy Hodgson, late of Peers-street, North Richmond, sends the "Guardian" an interesting account of a marathon race held behind the lines, "Somewhere in France," dated May 30:-"To-day the whole battalion had a marathon race over a three-mile course. It was held with the idea of keeping us fit. The winning company were awarded four barrels of beer. Fastest time was made by one of our officers, Lieut. Wright, in 25 minutes. It was good going, with putties and hat on. Lieut. L. L. Kelly also took part; you will remember him as the champio...