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Municipal Elections. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Municipal Elections. Ex-Cr. W. W. Gleadell announces that he will be a candidate for the South Ward at the forthcoming elec tions for Richmond City Council. Cr. A. Fear, the Mayor, is being opposed for the East Ward Labor se lection by H. Nicholl and A. Sulli ~van. In the North Ward Cr. Bowman is opposed by D. Gray, secretary of the Municipal Employes' Union.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
THE FIRST MOST COMFORTABLE AND MOST POPULAR THEATRE IN RICHMOND. THE NATIONAL, BRIDGE ROAD, Nea? LENNOX STREET PROGRAMME for MONDAY, TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, July 23, 24, 25. ENID BENNETT, the Australian Actress, in HAPPINESS. (Her Second Triangle Feature). WHEN WE WERE TWENTY-ONE (5 Reel Famous Players Comedy). Drama). AUSTRALIAN GAZETTE (Topical). HER TORPEDOED LOVE (2 Reel Triangle Comedy). WHERE'S YOUR FRENCH? (Vitagraph Comedy). PATHE'S AMERICAN GAZETTE (Topical). PROGRAMME for THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY, JULY 26, 27, 28. Also TOY MATINEE on SATURDAY. POTS AND PANS PEGGY (5 Reel Comedy Drama by Thanhouser). THE GOLDEN FETTER (5 Reel Lasky Drama). THE HIGH DIVER'S CURSE (2 Reel L. Ko. Comedy). ENGLISH GAZETTE (Topical). HELP! HELP! HELP! (Vitagraph Comedy). HOW CHOCOLATES ARE MADE (Gaumont Interest). GLO1BE THEATRE, CHURCH ST. Big Star Progrcamme Big Star Progranmme ORC?H TRA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING, CHARLIE CHAPLIN In THE COUNT. STINGAREE (Part 9). BLOOD WILL TELL (5000 fee...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 July 1917
Births, Marriages and Deaths. Deaths. JAGO.-On July 14, at the Alfred Hospital, Walter Slingo Jago, eldest son of the late Walter and Matilda Jago, of South Richmond, loving brother of George and Emily (Mrs. New). Age 49. "Though Death divides fond memories. cling." In Memoriam. On Active Service. WHITEHURST.-In loving mem ory of our dear friend, Jack ("Whit"), killed in action in France on July 19 1916. "He always played the game." -Inserted by his Richmond mates. TORBITT.-In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Frank, who was killed in action at Pozleres (France), on the 20th July, 1916. Aged 19 years. Sadly missed. "Greater love hath no man than this that he lay down his life for his friends." (Inserted by his loving parents, brothers and sisters.)
Ladies' Letter. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Ladies' -Letter. Dress in Paris is pretty, dainty and practical in the sense that light col ors are not much used. (says the London "Times"). Even the March. gales and April snowstorms have not kept Fashion altogether at home. She wears furs and big coats. Little dresses are the rage, with their air of the most demure simplicity. They are made of various materials, ac cording to their purposes; in serge and voile they suit many different occupations; in satin and voile, or in crepe de chine, they are for the after noon and evening; for some more special occasion they can be in satin and embroidered net, in tulle and jet, in satin and chantilly, or in some other combination which gives an ef fect of simple richness. But simple frocks are more worn than any other, short, slim, low at the throat, and long in the sleeve. A long coat of last winter will cover them, or a new one of this spring, for the long coat has appeared in- lighter materials, but with much the same cut as be fore. Th...
With the Field Ambulance. THE BRAVERY OF THE STRETCHER-BEARERS. (Special from War Office.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
With the Field Ambulance. THE BRAVERY OF THE STRETCHER-BEARERS. (Special from War Office.) ;Headquarters in some shattered village behind the lines;. an advanced *dressing station, improvised in a splintered .dugout, under the very muzzles of the guns; frequent sorties irito the .trenches, ,:to return with wounded and dyinhg- incessant en ergy and unremitting :toil, carried on in the thick of enemy. artillery fire; aijob to every man and every man to his job. Such are the conditions im posed upon that tireless unit of the R.A.M.C.-the. 'Field, Ambulance. 'The work of theBritish Field Am bulance during the retreat, from MIons remains one of the memorable inci dents of :'that niemorable occasion. Since that time it.has maintained the same noble reputtZtion throughout all the fighting:of -the. past two years, crowning its efforts with the endur ing gallantry exhibited in the Somme push. A rapid review of the action in which" the Field Ambulance is en gaged in -that greater No Man's Lan...
Forgot to Shut the Door.—Left to the Bench, Licensee is Fined. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Forgot to Shut the Door.-Left to the Bench, Licensee is. Fined. Lily. Selwood, licensee of the Stud ley Arms Hotel, Burnley-street, ad mitted at the Richmond Court on Monday that the bar-door of her es tablishment was open when Consta ble McFarlane, of long-distance run ning fame, called around. at 8.45 on June 29. McFarlane said, fairly enough, that there were no signs of any trading, and Mr. L'Estrange, on behalf of defendant, declared that the licensee had merely opened the bar to get a bottle of aerated water and had not closed it when the police called. He suggested that the charge should be withdraw. I Inspector P. Carrucan said that he omlil.l leave it to the bench. Police Magistrate Goldsmith decided that it n " d go on. A fine of £5 was im posed.
The Paper Famine. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
The Paper Famine. Australian paper now comes:almost wholly from America, and some quo tations recently secured have ranged up to £35 per ton f.o.b., with from £-11 to £15 per ton added for de livery. It is stated that the New Zealand Wood Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Company Limited, incorporated in July last, with headquarters at Christ church, has secured large acres of bush lands, suitable for the manufac ture of paper, in the Rotomanu (Otira) district. It holds on lease arid reservations 30,000 acres, and it is proposed to erect a plant which, together with the cost of harnessing streams. for power, will run into six figures. It is estimated that from 22 to 28 short tons of paper will be manufactured daily in the near fu ture, the class of paper primarily aimed at being the roll news print paper. Recent statistics show that close to 45 tons of paper is the amount consumed daily in New Zealand by the press, the annual cost being £370,000. A project for the development of a power ...
Break-Away from Old Labor League Upheld by Central Executive—Movement Sacrificed for Personal Recriminations. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Break-Away from Old Labor League .Upheld by Central Executive Movement Sacrificed for Personal Recriminations. The report of the special committee appointed by the Central P.L.C. to in quire into -the break-away from the "old" Richmond branch and the for mation of a new City of Richmond branch has fallen like coals of fire on ,the heads of those who attempted to blow the new branch out. The mem bers of the sub-committee were Mr. C. J. Bennett, Mr. E. J. Russell and Mr. R. H. Gill. In the report they state:-"The for- I mation of a new branch in Richmond appears to have been inevitable if the movement were to make strides in Richmond. The members of the new branch acted within the constitu tion in forming the new branch. Th clearance of any member of the. party from the old branch to the new City of Richmond branch shall be granted on application of the member desir ing such clearance. The interest of the movement has been sacrificed for the gratification of satisfying personal recrim...
Boating to Battle. EXCITING TIMES IN WET PLACES. BOMBS AND BOSCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Boating to Battle. EXCITING TIMES IN WET PLACES. BOMBS AND BOSCHES. Here and there as the Germans have retreated they have succeeded in flooding• parts of the districts in. which they were pireviously entrench ed. This has led to curious variations in the adventures of the Allied arms. A well-known correspondent writes: Boating to battle is one of the novelties of fighting on this part of the Western front, where the Allied and German lines . are separated by miles of flooded land. Trench raids are almost unheard of here. The only thing approximating them are bomb ing expeditions carried out firbm skiffs, which are paddled skilfully under cover of dairkness to the enemy's lines. "Just at the edge of the water in front of our trench," said. a Belgian officer,. "we have two - little nooks where our two boats lie hidden, and when darkness has come we set- out on patrol. Sometimes with muffled .oars, sometimes with punt poles-for in most places the water is quite Sshallow-we creep towar...
Names of Honor on Yarra Park Board [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Names of Honor on Yarra Park'Board There are now 276 names on the Yarra Park S.S. honor roll. They are: J. Booth, T. Ballingall, R. J. Brough ton, K. T. Batten, J. Crisp, L. Clack, D. Davies, G. W. F. Evans, W. G. g Gilder, F. Holmes, R. Jordan, W. - Keogh, L. Ludbrooke, A. Mani, R. n McGregor, W. J. Maxwell, H. Noon, B. e Parrant, H. Pritchard, A. D. Richards, J. Sellars, E. E. Swallow, T. Trickett, A. Walker, B. Harris, D. E. Williams, F. Jerrems, J. Eastwood, J. H. Buss, s Geo. Bunbury, E. J. Phillips, D. E. Williams, W. A. Powell, J. T. Stan brcugh, CC. N. Willis, W. J. Burridge. a A. Macquire, J. C. Hodgson, S. Wal t singham, A. J. Stevenson, W. E. Luff, A. May, G. R. Scott, E. Scrivenor, J. G. Stevens, G. F. Bodell, L. Wright, f J. H. Tamlyn, R. Syle, V. Sullivan, F. H. Rossitter, S. Phillips, P. Podmore, L. Noon, W. S. McKay, J. McDonald, E. May, A. Lilley, A. King, C. Jeffrey, G. Hanby, F. Grant, A. E. Fayle, A. Eadie, C. Crofts, J. Cadwell, W. Carucage, M. A. Benbow, H. Bro...
KITCHENER FLAG. To Help Incapacitated Men. £50,000 Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
S KITCHENER .FLAG, ii' To Help Incapacitated Men. £50,000 Wanted. By disposing, of a silk .Australian flag, the organisers of the Kitchener Flag Fund hope to. raise at least £50,000 for the Australian soldiers who return to these shores incapaci 'tated. The flag is to be: disposed of ?through an art union, for which tic kets will be sold at two shillings ,each. The winner of the flag :will be in: the happy position of :being as sured of at least,two thousand.guineas. in return for the souvenir, if cash is desired instead of the flag itself. Two thousand guineas, however, is not the maximum value of the flag. 'In New York gMr. P. W. Tewksbury, who has generously presented the silken emblem,. was .offered £4000 fpr: it, but if the winiei ..does not desire to retain . pbsession, Mr. Edw,ard Solo man, of Melbourne, -.who -gave his personal guarantee-,;at the ,:inaugural meeting of the fund in the Melbourne Town Hall, is willing.to purchase the flag from the winner for two thou sand guin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
FOOTBALL. RICHMOND CRICKET GROUND, TO-DAY, at 1 O'clock. ST. IGNATIUS' v. YARRA PARK for Richmond Schools' Championship. Come and See the Men of To-morrow. At 3, RICHMOND v. STH. MELBOURNE. Always a Surprise Packet. Afternoon Tea for Ladies. Admission 6d. Stand 1/- Extra. H. J. BROUGHTON, Hon. Sec. R.C.C. "THE GUARDIAN" in MELBOURNE. Meeting the wishes of many readers from other districts who have experienced difficulty in securing early delivery of the "Guardian," arrangements have been made for its sale in the city proper. The "Guardian" 'is now ob tainable at 6 p.m. every Friday at ST. PAUL'S BOOKSTALL, Corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets. ' and at RAILWAY BOOKSTALL, Flinders Street Station. ++++*%*+*%*+*1I~YIlt~~W ~ C ** %4++++++C+++ +.rt3~u ARCHER HATS BY COMPARISON-GIVE MOST IN VALUE. FINE IN QUALITY-FAST IN COLOR-DURABLE IN WEAR. Fine quality headwear is essential . to the man who has regard for his personal appearance; Archer Hats S have all the attributes of which fas t...
GASSING THE MICE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
GASSING THE MICE. A .Sydney -engineer, Mr. G. T. Ritchie, of the Glebe, claims to have in- ne of his inventions a method of killing off all the mice which are at present destroying.the wheat stacks. -The invention is not a new orie. It has been working successfully in Syd ney Harbor in connection with the fumigation of ships and the.-killing of rats, and it is patented in Australia. under the name of the Ritchie im _proved fumigating and- disinfecting -achine.. The Home Affairs Depart meent had one of the machines con str?cted, and the Commonwealth Gov .erhnlenlt -ia hkvinig others .-built for departments connected with .shipping, on improved .p!lns supplied by - Mr. .ithliie. Driver ":(t0: quiet-stranger in-suburb--. an ?roal) : Hi!- Mister;: jest hold, that-: there horlse's liead for: a inunte :while: : get: down;-Twill ye . 'Stranger- (nervously)-: Wh-wh Driver: WhSy, the off'uni, to be sure:. Stranger> M Ty good' man, -I am to allyp -uniiacquainted .: ith "horses; .and. it is...
Richmond Rifle Club—W. T. Smith Wins Spoon. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Richmond Rifle Club-W. T. Smith Wins Spoon. W. T. Smith headed the list in the. shoot for the championship and pre sident's trophy in connection with the SRichmond Rifle Club this week. The scores were:-W. T. Smith (2) 49, L Allison (2) 49, G. Tyers (5) 49, R. Lowe (scr.) 48, W. Jones (1) 47. To-day shooting will be over 600 yards, when Captain Sadler's team will oppose R. Lowe's team. Great interest is centred in this competition, and a keen contest is expected. Vice-presidents are invited to make the trip and meet the members in ac. 'tion. Cab meets train at Graham Rall, way station.
St. Aloysius' v. Port Melbourne Baptists. St. Aloysius, 15-5 95 points. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
St. Aloysius' v. Port Melbourne Baptists. St. Aloysius, 15-5 95 points. Port Melb. Baptist, 4-5, 29 points. Best players:- Gleeson, McCall, Cudmore, Geraghty, P. Keary Rober ton., Goal-kickers:--McCall (4), Gleeson (3), Cudmore (3), Geraghty, White. Wilden, Keary, Forbes.
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Personal. Chris. Tudor, youngest son of MIr. and Mrs. Frank Gwynne Tudor, Row ena-parade, is slowly recovering from an operation recently perform ed upon him. As the intimate friends of Mr. and Mrs. Tudor are aware, their young son has suffered seriously from knee trouble, the result of an unfortunate accident in childhood. It is hoped that the latest operation, which was performed in a private hospital by Drs. Buchanan, Macked die and Rosenberg, will result in very material benefit.
Wattle Rovers v. River Stars. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Wattle Rovers v. River Stars. Wattle Rovers, 3-11, 29 points. River Stars, 2-5, 17 points. Goal-kickers for Wattle Rovers: J. Hodges, D. McFarlane, P. Neason. Best players:--J. Robinson, W. Rich ardson, D. Taylor, T. Dawiey, H. Hew ett, D. McFarlane. Goal-kickers for River Stars: -Don. nally, A. Whetton. Best players: Wilson, Ross, Whetton, Donnally.
FOOTBALL FLASHES [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
FOOTBALL FLASHES By "Scrutator." Dick-ee Lee Five Hundred and Three And Still Going Strong. .It is a great record to have played in 156 matches and scored 503 goals even though there may have been a few stagers. So far this season Lee has kicked 42 goals, his nearest op ponent being Jimmy Freake, of Fitz roy, with 19. A fair percentage of Lee's goals must have been kicked against Rich mond. In Saturday's game he got six officially recorded, and several others the umpire wouldn't swear to. He hit the post twice. Lee is a fine stamp of the virile athlete, and in private life is one of the most unassuming fellows you would meet if you kept on walking for a week or two. You wouldn't think that, would you, by Dick-ee's field play, but there are tricks in every trade, and Dick-ee's apparent "side' in a game is put on with the same reason as it is applied to a billiard ball-to get the right position, direc tion and result. One thing you can mwear to. and it is that you never saw Lee in all...
Flogging a Horse That Has Refused to Budge Much Further—New Effort at Recruiting in Richmond. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Flogging a Horse That Has Re fused to Budge Much Further-New Effort at Recruiting in Richmond. Warrant-Officer Hughes, the latest recruiting officer to endeavor to whip 'in the stubborn horse in Richmond, has tied a knot in the end of the lash. He intends to leave a "sting." A women's recruiting committee has been formed at Collingwood, and W.O. Hughes purposes a similar body here. What a stir-up there is going to be in Botherambo-street! The old horse will be trotted out from the same old stable again next Friday night. Three separate recruiting meetings will be held-at corner of Swan and Docker streets, where Mr. Cctter, M.L.A., will be asked to pre side; at Bridge-road and Lennox street, where Mr. Tudor, M.H.R., will be requested to take charge, and at corner of Victoria and Shelley streets. where Private G. Webber, M.L.A., will be invited to make his first appear ance at a public meeting in uniform.
Iceni Lodge of Druids. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Iceni Lodge of Druids. Iceni Lodge met at Foresters' Hall, Swan-street, on Saturday night, with A.D. Bro. Burnside in the chair. There was a strong representation olf brothers from Boadicea, Yarraberg and Burnley. In the quoits tourna ment Iceni defeated Boadicea by 1 after an exciting game. Iceni will play Yarraberg on Thursday night at Dispensary Hall, Church-street. Yar raberg are at present on top. 9