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Lennox Street Congregational Sunday School Honor Roll. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Lennox Street Congregational Sunday School Honor Roll. At a meeting of teachers and office bearers of the Lennox-street Congre gational Sunday School held on Sat. urday last, it was decided to erect an honor roll to place on record thEo names of all who have passed through the school at some time or other and have gone on active service. Parent:s and triends of past scholars who have 'volunteered are asked to forward names as soon as possible. The data of unveiling will be announced in these columns at a later date. A. J. Halliday, , of "Glenville," George-street, Richmond, is the super intendent and names for enrolment should be sent to him. "Subscriber No. 2" writes from Cre morne-street:-"Many thanks -are due to the 'Guardian' for opening our eyes to the fact that certain foreign busi ness people, notably Greeks, with whom we spend cur money for fruit and vegetables, are so mean that they do not contribute to Red Cross and Patriotic Funds. Like 'Subscriber No. 1' I will deal no m...
Echoes of a Well-Known Case Revived by Auction Sale.—Peter Anderson's Land Sold Up by Council. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Echoes of a Well-Known Case Re vived by Auction Sale.-Peter An derson's Land Sold Up by Council. "Peter Anderson, of parts un known," was given by :Mr. T. G. Forbes, auctioneer, as the previous owner of land sold in Goodwood-st. on Wednesday. Anderson achieved a good deal of notoriety some time ago. Un paid rates on the land had accumula ted, and the council obtained an order to realise. An advertisement appear ed in the daily press, apparently from Anderson, protesting against the sale, and it was thought that there might be trouble at the sale. Everything, however, passed off quietly. The land, with a frontage of 33ft., was sold at £2 10/- a foot. Anderson will get the balance, if any, after court fees and charges, and the amount due for rates is deducted from the sale money. The council will get a "live" tenant.
Protestant Alliance Friendly Society—Loyal Duke of Richmond. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Protestant Alliance Friendly Society -Loyal Duke of Richmond. W.M. Bro. E. E. Mason presided over a good attendance of members at the fortnightly meeting of the above lodge on Tuesday, June 24. Sympa. thetic reference was made to the death of the late Bro. Gordon-a very old member of this lodge. The secre tary was instructed to send a letter of condolence to the bereaved family. Subsequent to the business of tbho lodge a series of competitions for Bro. Leo Wookey's trophy was corn menced, the first one being a shoot. ing match, which resulted, after ait interesting contest, in Bro. E. A. Mil ler obtaining top score; Bro. Webster was a good second. The second of the series, which takes place next lodge night, will be a bowling match.
Notes from the Churches. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Notes from the Churches. A, meeting of St. Matthias' Branc f the C.E.Y.M's Society was held o Vednesday. An interesting evening was spent in further discussing th question of the federation of branches, hich hitherto has not met with favor. he secretary is in communicatio with the general organising secre tary, and the discussion was adjourn d, pending a visit from him at a early date.
Rummage Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Rummage Sale. In aid of the funds of the Woman's Christian Temperance . Union Free Kindergarten, Cremorne-street, South Richmond, there will be a rummage sale at the town hall on Tuesday afternoon, August 7. Friends and well wishers are asked to help in this good work in this closely-settled dis trict.
Labor Ballots for Richmond Council To-Day—Cr. M. Strahan to Resign in South. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Labor Ballots for Richmond Council To-Day-Cr. M. Strahan to Resign in South. Polling will take place to-day in connection with the Labor selection for the East and North Ward seats in the Richmond Council. Mayor Fear is being opposed by Mr. A. J. Sullivan for the East Ward. The ballot will be open at the corn store, corner ot Burnley-street and Bridge-road, from 1to 8 p.m. Mr. G. Vesper has been &nbsp; appointed returning officer by the Cen tral P.L.C. In the North Ward the candidates are Cr. G. Bowman and Mr. D. Gray, and the ballot will be taken at the band room, Gleadell street, from 1 to 3, with Mr. W. Dav ies as returning officer. Cr. M. Strahan is not likely to seek re-election for the South Ward, and Mr. A. Nicholl will probably get the "old" Labor League selection. Ex Cr. W. W. Gleadell is a certain can didate.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 28 July 1917
Births, Marriages and Deaths. Deaths. On Active Service. MACDONALD.-On the 3rd May, killed. in action in France, Corporal John Chisholm (Jack), loved younger son of Margaret, 20 Darlington-parade, Richmond, and the late John Macdon ald, loved brother of Nina (on active service), Bas (Mrs. A. I. McDonald, Condah), Ronald, Rita and Ina, aged 25 years. R.I.P. QUINLAN.-On the 23rd July, at George Hotel, Rowena-parade, Rich mornd, Eliza, widow of the late Andrew Quinlan, of Pine Lodge, Shepparton, beloved mother of Edward, Patrick, Andrew and Mrs. Kays, aged 84 years. A colonist of 54 years. R.I.P. SEARLE.-On the 22nd July (sud denly), at her residence, 22 Lambert street, Richmond, Jane Lucy, the dearly beloved wife of John Searle. mother of Fred (deceased), Albert, Ada, Amy (deceased), Ernest, Percy, and Ashton, aged 74 years. A colon ist of 62 years. (Interred privately, 24th July.) &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;...
Happy Time at Balmain Smoke Night—Presentation of Premiership Trophies. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 4 August 1917
Happy Time at Balmain Smoke Night -Presentation of Premiership Tro phies. The annual smoke night and pre sentation of trophies won during the 1916-1917 season by the Balmain Cric ket Club took place on Saturday night at the Foresters' Hall, Swan-street. There was an air of enthusiasm, as Balmain had won the premiership in the Third Grade V.J.C.A. An attrac tive programme was presented and an enjoyabie evening spent. The president (Mr. Burrows) was in the chair, and on behalf of the V.J.C.A. Mr. J. Cant well presented the trophies won by the team. Mr. V. Miers responded on behalf of the association and congratu lated the team on their success. Club prizes were presented to W. Coleman (bowling average), G. Sinclair (high est individual score), W. Ora (best fielding), R. Whitehead (best attend -ince at practice), J. C. Hewitt (bat ting average), F. J. Cranston (for ser vices rendered). The handsomely framed presentation pictures of the team and officials are by Barroni and are on view ...
Intercessory Service in Town Hall To-morrow Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 4 August 1917
Intercessory Service in Town Hall To-morrow Afternoon. It is expected that Richmond Town Hall will be crowded to-morrow (Sun day), when the Richmond Friendly So cieties will hold a memorial and In tercessory Service for our soldiers marking the third anniversary of Bri tain's entry into the war. The State Commandant, Brig-General Williams. will take the chair and address the gathering. The speaker will be the Hon. L. E. Groom, M.P., assistant Minm ister for Defence. The singing will be led and appropriate music played by the Richmond City and Royal Park Military Bands, and the gross collec tion will be handed to the Richmond Branch of the Red Cross Society. Mr. F. Orames will sing "The Trumpeter" (J. Airlie Dix), and later Miss Rose Quong will recite "Gallipoli." There are many soldiers' relatives in Rich mend who realise the impressiveness of the occasion, and the service for them will possess a great attraction Soldiers' hymns will be sung by th. entire gathering, Miss A. Dabb sup...
RICHMOND'S ARMY. "WE WILL GIVE THE BOYS A SPELL." July Quota of Reinforcements from This City Reaches 32. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 4 August 1917
RICHMOND'S ARMY. "WE WILL GIVE THE BOYS A SPELL." July Quota of Reinforcements from This City Reaches 32. Young men of Richmond continue to maintain the fine record set by this city in the war. There are more sol use.d from Richmond in the firing line than from any other single city in Australia, and the reinforcements for the Anzac Army are coming for ward. The boys will get their speic all right if other suburbs do the same as Richmond. Here is the July quota for this city alone: Archer, Frederick, 64 Madden-grove. Christianson, V.C.P., 113 Hoddle-st. Clarke, George, 122 Chestnut-st. Cowell, S., 97 Balmain-st. Davies, A., 57 Wellington-st. Denally, F., 22 Pear.on-st. Davis, C. E., 30 Chestnut-st. Elliott, H. H., 130 Highett-st. Erickson, C. E., 20 Camerson-st. Ferguson, W. E., 17 Dickens-st. Gay, IH., 90 Green-st. Gosling, L. W., 304 Swan-st. Johnson, H., 36 Campbell-st. King, F. C., 14 Gibdon-st. Madigan, T. T., 192 Stawell-st. Murray, John, 33 Murphy-st. Maher, J. A., 42 Loyola-...
Ladies' Letter. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 4 August 1917
Ladies' Letter. There is some economy to be made in gloves. The washing glove is the most pleasant thing to wear, but it can be only worn once without again being put into the bath. Any woman who has time or servants about her whose business it is to wait on her will unhesitatingly choose the wash ing glove in suede or chamois. But the busy woman, who has no maid and only one housemaid, or perhaps only one servant, will want something that takes less time than that de manded by washing gloves. Not a few are choosing their gloves in darker shades and in gauntlet form. These are worn carelessly drawn to the wrist, and if well cut and not too small, look quite smart. They are expensive in the first instance, but they wear well and clean well at the end of quite a long time. The only drawback is that all dark gloves are likely to be badly dyed, and. as in the stockings that are sold in Paris to-day, the dye comes off. I suppose you have heard the latest "have?" Mr. Phunny asks Mr. Phat....
Richmond A.N.A.—Nine New Members Welcomed. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 4 August 1917
Richmond A.N.A.-Nine New Members Welcomed. There was a good attendance at the last meeting of the Richmond Branch A N.t. nm bhTr div evening, July 19. Mr. A. I. Roberts (president) occupied the chair. Nine new members were elected and welcomed by Mr. W. ( Jackscn. A recommendation from the committee to donate 10/6 towards +z-. ='-nd Fnr upnlving soun to school children during meal hours was fav oraoiy commented ocn and adopted. The president reported the death of Mr. H. Greig, an old member of the branch. The secretary stated that he had forwarded a letter of condolence to Mrs. Geig. The secretary's action was endorsed in silence. Mr. W. CG Jackson reported that the A.N.A. mu sical and elocutionary competitions at the Athenaeum Hall are being well patronised. The attendances, so far, were very gratifying,..and a financial success is anticipated.
Within Sound of the Guns. CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS MAY CHANGE THEIR VIEWS. NEW ZEALAND OBJECTORS SHIPPED TO FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 4 August 1917
Within Sound of the Guns. CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS MAY CHANGE THEIR VIEWS. NEW ZEALAND OBJECTORS SHIPPED TO FRANCE. It was a keen-edged joke which the New Zealand Minister for Defence played on some "conscientious objec tors" of whose bona-fides he had his doubts. "We'll give them a chance to think it over," he smiled. A squad of "C.O.'s" was ordered from a local camp to Wellington, whither they proceeded with* cheerful grins, be lieving that they were to be. allotted some non-combatant duty. Before they realised what was happening, they were marched on to a ship, and the grins were on the faces of the armed escort. There's no public sym pathy in New Zealand for a bogus "C.O." or any other military point worker, but the relatives of these men did arouse public sympathy by their protests on the ground that the soldiers were hustled off without a chance to say good-bye to their folk. Sir James Allen has explained that there will be no forcing of any men into the fighting line if they r...
Baptist Juniors Give Cantata Entitled "Soot and the Fairies." [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 4 August 1917
Eaptist Juniors Give Cantata Entitled "Soot and the Fairies." The Stanley Baptist Church was crowded on Tuesday evening on the occasion of the Junior Endeavor So cieties' Anniversary. The Rev. J. W. Thomas was in the chair, and in the course of his remarks paid a tribute to the boys for their good attendance on Sunday morning. He also extended a hearty invitation to those present to come to church on Sunday evenings -nd so help along the Baptist cause in Richmond. The secretary, Miss E. Calame, read the annual report, show ing that the society was doing splen did work, and that the attendance had increased considerably of late, but still there is room for more. The cantata, "Soot and the Fairies," proved to be a highly interesting and entertaining little piece. As Queen, Miss Myrtle Broad was at her best, and admirably portrayed her part. Miss Jessie Mortimer as a Fairy, sang with confidence; she has a voice which with training promises to develop into a rich organ. Canihin Soot was...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 4 August 1917
"THE GUARDIAN" in MELBOURNE. .. Meeting the wishes of many readers from other districts who 4. Shave experienced difficulty in + securing early delivery of the . ° "Guardian," arrangements have 4 . been made for its sale in the city proper. . . The "Guardian" is now ob Stainable at 6 p.m. every Friday t at ST. PAUL'S BOOKSTALL, SCorner of Flinders and Swanston Streets. A and at RAILWAY BOOKSTALL, 4 Flinders Street Station. °i+° a:"°t*p ý4i HýH++ + + + ++ ++ WEST RICHMOND GARAGEG TAXIS and TOURING CARS foi HIE Regular Service (Day and ight). HARDY STOKEC, Sole Propr11eto 'PHONE 2776 (TWO DOUBLE SEVEN SIX). STOKES CARS are the MOST COMFORTABLE in the CITY. Sunday Trips a Specialty. Comfort of Patrons the First Consideration. Remember the Number: CENTRAL 2776 (Two Double Seven Six) Charts and Prices of Sunday and Week Day Trips Forwarded on Application. City Hire as per Schedule or by Arrangement. ARCHER HATS BY COMPARISON-GIVE MOST IN VALUE. FINE IN QUALITY-FAST IN COLOR-DURABLE IN WE...
CITY OF RICHMOND. ANNUAL ELECTION OF COUNCILLORS. NORTH WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 4 August 1917
CITY OF RICHMOND. ANNUAL ELECTION OF COUNCILLORS. NORTH WARD. The Annual Election of a Councillor for the North Ward will be held on Thursday, 23rd August, 1917. All Candidates at such election are re quired to be nominated at the office of the Council between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on or before Thurs day next, 9th inst. (the Nomnination Day) by delivering a nomination paper in accordance with the provi sions of the "Local Government Act 1915" and paying a sum of £10 to me or my Deputy, Mr. C. C. Blazey, at the Town Hall. H. H. BELL, Returning Officer.
Is Sister Susie Slowing Down?—Work for Many Women at Richmond Red Cross. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 4 August 1917
Is Sister Susie Slowing Down?-WVork for. Many Women at Richmond Red Cross. Several energetic workers are pre sent at tile meetings of the Richmond I Branch of the Red Cross Society each week, but they are shouldering too heavy a burden. The work is there also machines, for many other helpers. and yet the attendances at the town hall every Wednesday from 10 till F and from 7.30 till 10 p.m. have been ailing off considerably. Eight women only were present at the last meet ing to cope with tasks that are suffi 'ient to keen many more workers very busy indeed. It is not right to ex pect the same few ladies to attend - ery week and struggle on without some assistance. The secretary, Mrs F. Lewis, appeals through these col umns for an increased and more regu lar attendance of workers in Rich mend.
SOUTH WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 4 August 1917
SOUTH WARD. The Annual Election of a Councillor for the South Ward will be held 'n Thursday, 23rd August, 1917. All Candidates at such election are re quired to be nominated at the office of the Council between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on or before Thurs day next, 9th inst. (the nomination day) by delivering a nomination paper in accordance with the provisions of the "Local Government Act, 1915' and paying a sum of £10 to me or my Deputy, Mr. C. C. Blazey, at the Town Hall. W. BURGESS, Returning Officer.