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The Pastor's Letter. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 October 1914
The Pastor's Letter. My Dear People., Daring the month I. came across the above document, which was entitled The Creed for To-day.". It is very beautiful. If men would live according to it, there would be a new world. This hungering for the best and highest is typical of our day. Yet notice thai this so-called "creed" is much of Jesus teaching, but there -is no hint of that given, no acknowledgement of its source. As if we could have life without a light bringer, could havejjie diamond without thj .carbon.- 'How/ slowly we .learn ! Beautiful as this creed is. you can lind its counterpart in the philosophies of the past and the moral teaching of all time. Where then lies the distinctive features of Christianity1? Just that it adds the missing factor. There was no POWER, to enable the seeker after the best to attain his aim "I can do all things in ILI.M that strengthen me" is the admission of one who had tried the old way and tailed, but,found success in Jesus. Behind the creed, be it...
Church Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 October 1914
Church Jottings. i'i'Oin " iiiuhiuoiiil i'resbj tei iun," monthly organ of the Lennox street fresbyterian (Jhurch : What is Religion ? . To love justice, to long for the right,, to . Jove mercy, to pity the suffering, to assist the weak ; c To forget wrongs and remember benefits'; To love the truth, to be sincere, to. utter honest words; To love liberty, to wage relentless war against slavery in all its forms ; To love wife and child and friend, to make a happy home ; To love the beautiful in art and in nature, to cultivate the mind, to be familiar with the mighty thoughts that genius has expressed, the noble deeds of all the world To cultivate courage and cheerfulness, to make others happy, to fill life with the splendour of generous acts, t he warmth of loving words ; To discard error, to destroy prejudice, to receive new truths with gladness : To cultivate .hope, to see the calm beyond the storm, the dawn beyonj the night; To do the best that can be done, and then to be resigned....
I.O.G.T. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 October 1914
I.O.G.T. Richmond United Lodge, I.O.G.T. meets at. Burnley Hall, Bsralsy-street, on TowwUiya at 8 p.m. Kscrstary, Bister F. Gotten, 46 Grove-road, Haw thorB' ^ i Creaorne L«4ce, I.O.G.T., meats at (Methodist Bck*«l Hall, CrtmtrBe street, on Thursdays at 8 p.m. Sec retary, Bro. B Olxalliuer, 268 Mary Stjeet. "
P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 October 1914
P.A.F.S. Protestant. Alliance Friendly So ciety, No. 27, meets at Foresters' Hall, Swan-street, 011 alternate Tues days. Secretary J. Aldred in attend ance from 7.30 to 10 p.m. . Prot#8tant Alliance Friendly Son" ciety, No. 13 (Female), meets at For esters' Hall," Swan-street, on alter nate Fridays. Secretary Miss O. Turnbull in attendance from 7.30 to 10 p.m. All information given to In tending members.
SOUTHERN CROSS COMPETITION. THE MACS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
SOUTHERN CROSS COMPETI TION. THE MACS. The Macs (lust year's premiers of the Southern Cross Competition) have started this season with a bit of bad luck, time beating them in their first match In response to Camberwell Baptists 111, they only secured 93, but made up for this by setting all the Camberwell out for 57 in their second innings. With only 35 minuteis to bat and 77 runs to make,, they had a difficult ta^k set . them. "v They got to work heartily piled up the runs at a gor>d pace, and almost accomplished the feat, requiring at call of time .only six. runs with three wickets to fall. The scores were-' amberwell, lit and 57 ; Macs. 93 and seven for 69 Camberwell thus won by 18 on the first innings. Alan 25 and Archie. 20 scored off every ball ; their tip and run business was very airiusing; and greatly puzzled the fieldsmen.^ - * 1- ^ .* ' Archie joined the Benedicts last Wednesday ; he and his bride have the best wishes of all who know them. If a few more of the Macs move...
RICHMOND CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
RICHMOND CITY. This match was concluded on the City Reserve last Saturday in the presence of a fair attendance. City winning by 10 runs on the first innings. A-.N.A., with four wickets to fall and'22 runs to mike to tie, .were.only able to manage 12, Helu securing tluee of the wickets for two runs ; his figures for the innings were five wickets for 19 runs At their second attempt City scored 111, Machar 50, Nichols 14,' Webb 10, and McDonald 10 (not out) being the.principal scorers. A. lost one for 35 in their second try. This afternoon City play Yarraville at Yarraville. Gity players are requested to meet at Flinders-street in time to catch the 1.5*3 train.
SECOND ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
SECOND ELEVENS'. As was generally anticipate!), the second elevens match resulted in a victory for Richmond, who carried their score' from 41 (.with no wiokots down) to 227, thus scoring 74 runs in advance of their opponents Gillies only added two more to his score, his total being 36. and Stewart added 42, increasing.his total to (35. The other principal run getters were Lovie 47 and J. Smith 27 The bowling was done by Grleeson four' for rii and Brown .three for ;Hi. East lost one for 36 in their second innings Richmond, thus won on the first innings by 74 runs.
CRICKET. RICHMOND V. EAST MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
O R I C K E T. RICHMOND V. EAST MELBOURNE This match, which was left in an interesting stage on the previous Saturday's play resulted in a draw, the bowling of Richmond, though good, not being strong enough to dislodge the formidable batsmen bpposed to it. Richmond -with the 'fine score of 302 for seven wickets, only added 21 runs. Sheppard being the only one to score ; he increased his score from seven to 28 by steady batting. The innings closed for 323. East.made a poor start, losing Carrol for 2. but afterwards made a good attempt, to pass Richmond's score, brisk batting being, the order of the day particularly while Baring and McAlister were at the wibkets. .VicAllister was bowled by_Q6llins for 41. A great stand was made by Baririg, -who batted brilliantly. When he had passed the century speculation was rife, as to whether he would take from Dave Smith (123) the leading honors. He reached within two-of the coveted number when- Sheppard, who was bowling,- -had the satisfaction o...
Richmond City Council. MONDAY, OCTOBER 12. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
Richmond City Council. MONDAY, OCTOBER 12. The following representatives, ?were present:- . COUNCILLORS. . WARD. G. C. Webber (Mayor) H. Barcelo ... 6. R^ Admans D.. L Davies ... G. W Kemp, ... B. Flevill ... J. T. Street ; " E Bell ... Centre Centre Centre West West West North .North North South South South . Knst :. East East W. Gleadell ... - :.. M. Strahau ... ^ _&lt; A.-'D. Fear .i. G. O'Connell C. Morgan ... ' Tenders. There was only one tender for the supply of forage, and it was referred to the Stables Committee. Correspondence. From Secretary of Public Woiks Department, notifying that MrW. J. Bly the. of 331 I'oliins street, has been appointed to audit the books for the past financial year. r; From Melbourneand M'etr'op6]it..n Board of Works, drawing aUVntioiV to.,the .quantify of water used in th;e Baths, and stating there isra pro, , bability of the annual allowance of 12.000000 galloriB being again largely exceeded. &lt; are to be ex ercised. From South e...
THE BETTER WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
THE BETTER WAY. "Father," asked little Alice, just home from school, "are you good- at punctuation ?" . "Yes," replied the father. "Well, tell me how "would- you punc tuate 'The wind blew , a £5 note around the corner ?' " "Why, I would simply put a period at the end of the sentence." "I wouldn't," said Alice, mischiev ously, "I would make a dash after the £5 note."
Sth. Richmond Methodist Young Men's Club. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
Sth. Richmond Methodist Young Men's Club. The above club had a very en joyable evening last Saturday, ioth inst., at the club room (rear of the church) when they met the Middle Park Church, of Christ Club in a -tournament. Rev. R. A. Taylor (President South Richmond Club) presided, ably assisted by Mr Vaughan (President Middle-Park Club.) The evening began with a debate on the subject " Which is the more beneficial, town or coun try life?" Mr F. C. Ridoutt, C.E., adjudicated. It proved very inter esting, South Richmond winning by 10 points. The tournaments were won as followsBobs and Ping Pong, Middle Park; Quoits and Draughts, South Richmond. At the conclusion, refreshments were sapplied by the Social Com mittee. Mr Vaughan, on behalf of the visitors, expressed thanks tor the pleasant evening provided, and wished the South Richmond Club every success. Rev. laylur, in acknowledging the compliment, said the visitors deserved thanks for their part in making the proceedings so en joyab...
CHAPTER XXII. THE SECRET OF THE DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
CHAPTER XXII. THE SECRET OF THE DEAD. With a dull crack the old door rest ed on its hinges, and a little cloud of fine dust settled to the floor. A puff of air, not close and fetid, but strangely fresh and damp, blew into the faces of the two men. They breathed a trifle shorter arid faster as they strained their eyes ' at the square blach opening which yawned before them, more repellant than in* viting. Trent- shrank back. "It's a queer sort of place," said he, fearfully. "It's just the spot for hidden trea sure," replied Charteris. "Come on, man ! What are you afraid of ?" He snatched the lantern from his companion, and advanced. He cross ed the threshold, with Trent hanging at his heels" like a dog. Before him; dimly seen, was a room about ten feet square, if such it could be call ed. He flashed the light on the ceil ing, which was of rotting black wood, with hanging' cobwebs, and on the walls of mixed flint and timbers, which glistened with moisture. Then he held the lantern down...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
.EATFFS TO THE UNITED K1NODOA1 AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. s. fl. Letter*-For every %or un Aer 0 1 Post Cards-each 0 1 Reply Post Cards-each .... 0 i Commercial Papers-2ozs., 3d.; 4oz3.> 3&d.; Boss., 4&lt;L; 8OSS., 4^d.; lOozs., 5cL; then every 2oxs..to Clbs. 01 Printed Papers, other than . > newspapers-For every 2osa. - or under, up to 51bs. ..... 01 ? Patterns and Samples-For '. every 2ou. or under, np to \ Bib*. ; . « I Registration Fee ....... 0 t . Parcels Post, wholly by sea For each parcel of lib. «r Newspapers-loss. Additional 2oas. . . 0 1 0 Ott mto 1 .
CHAPTER XXI. THE LAST TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
CHAPTER XXI. THE LAST TRIAL. "This is the last trial," said Char teris, in a low voice. "We'll have an other go at it, and if nothing comes of our trouble, we'll drop the whole business. I've wasted too much time as it is." I "And took a lot of risks as well," replied Abel Trent, otherwise known as "Isaac Cain. "I'll be glad when we've finished-it always seems to me as if a real ghost was likely to pop out on a fellow up here. It's an un j canny, hair-raising sort of place. But let me have a peep at that chart, | sir, before we begin." The two men put their heads to gether over the yellow bit of parch ment, with its mystic lines, which Violet had discovered in the library. Their surroundings were shown bj&lt; a dark lantern that Charteris held in one hand, of a convenient pattern that enabled it to be closed . at a second's notice. The slide was drawn now, and the dull glow bathed a lit tle oak-panelled room, more like a closet, on the top floor of the North Wing of the Towe...
PARCELS POST WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
FABOBL8 P0S1 "WITHIN VIC TORIA. Limit wcigkt, 111b.' Limit of alse, : 8ft Bin. In length, or 6ft. In girth and length combined. Portage (to be pre ? p&id by stamps)-lib. or under, ad.: each extra lb., 3d. The stamp to be affixed to an adhesive label, to be ob tainable at any post office, which label will be attached to the parcel by th« postal receiving officer after be baa ascertained the weight. No parcel will . b* accepted unless fCIly prepaid.
Patriotic Fund. £905 0s 1d RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
Patriotic Fund; £905 0s Id RECEIVED. His Worship the Mayor desires to acknowledge receipt of the following additional donations: Amount previously ac knowledged ... £835 "6 11 T. Wall bridge Prop. Ltd. and Employees (9th instalment) ... 3 ; 0 0 St. Bartholomew's Church Proceeds Social ... 15 6 9 Staff and Employes E. L. Bell and Co., 1st monthly instalment 11 12 5 Two employes of R. Werner & Co., ... 10 0 Cr C. W. Morgan ... 0 10 6 Mrs C. W. Morgan . 0 10 6 Richmomd Branch, A.W.A. 2 5 6 Collected by Mrs G. New j land (2nd instalment) 1 16 0 Hemiessy Bros., ... 2 2 0 j Employes David Mitchell 4th instalment ... 2 18 0 Proceeds Picture Night 28 11 . 6 ; "' £905 0 1 In connection with ;tlie Picture Entertainment held in the National : Theatre, the following returns have been prepared of the attendances: .: 706 at 6d ... ... £17 13" 0 156 at 1/- ... ... 7 16- 0 Money taken at box 7 3, 9 £32 12 9 This does not include tickets sold and riot presented, and is no indi cation of the ...
RATES OF COMMISSION. Honey Orders Payable in the Common-wealth. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
RATES OF COMMISSION, Honey Orders Payable In the Gammen WMltb. . Any.mm *ot «ver £5, 6d.; over £G, but not over £10, la.; oyer £10, bat not over £16, Is. 6&lt;L; over £1(1, bat not over £20, 2s. Money Orders by Telegraph. To New South Wales, Queensland, Booth Australia, Tasmania, and Perth (Western Australia)-Charge for ? message In addition to above rates.
Irish National Foresters [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
Irish National Foresters Bro. F. Meenan, Chief Ranger presided over the fortnightly meet ing of the above Branch, held in the Dispensary Hall , Church street on Monday evening last There was a fair attendance. An invit ation was received from the Robert Kmmett and Daughters of Erin Branches (Melbourne> to a social evening to be held on 26th inst. One new full benefit member was initiated. Business of a routine character was transacted Bro. J 0. Gardiner reported that the cricket match, Richmond v. South Melbourne, resulted in a win for the latter. Bros. L. J. Dnggan and T. ttowe were appointed dele gates to the I.N.F. Cricket Asso ciation. The next meeting of the Branch will be on - 26th inst.. when a Musical Evening, arranged by Bros Whidburn and Cook, will be held.