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British Australian Red Cross Society RICHMOND BRANCH. 1,000 TOWELS WANTED FOR WOUNDED. Please Spare One. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
British Australian Red. Cross Society RICHMOND BRANCH. 1,000 TOWELS WANTED FOR , WOUNDED. Please Spare One. The fifth meeting in connection with the above Society was"held at the Town Hall on Wednesday evening last. There was a fair attendance of ladies. The com mittee desire to express their thanks to the following for towels etc. - Mesdaines Dimelow. H. King. Hill. Marcham, Cheney, Middleton,' Mullally, Andrewartha, and Hoi ton Nearly 70 towels were received, but a great many more are wanted. . The hon. treasurer, Miss Webber ("acting . Mayoress) acknowledge? with thanks the following additional donations : Dr. MacGillicuddy ... £1 1 0 Mrs G. W. Kemp ... .1 1 0 Collected by Mrs Turner 0 13 6 Collected by Mrs Fisher 0 10 6 E.J 0 5 0 A.M 0 2 6 Mrs Murray-Socks.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
LOCAL DIRECTORY. i- liUEUAL. rAULlAMKNT. The eiehate is elected by the wh\>i« state. . HOUSE OF UBPRBtflSNTA'iUVJiiSl Yarra Electorate - Hon. F. G. Ludor, M.P. . - ' rilA'lK PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Melbourne Bait Province.-Hon: A. M'Lellan, M.L.G.; Hen. J. 'P. Jones, II.L.C. , > . LEGISLATIVE ABSKMBL1. Richmond Electorate.-Mr. B. J. Cotter, M.L.A. Abbotsford Electorate-Mr. ©10. \V'ebber, M.L.A. ; CITY OF RICHMOND. The Richmond City Cenncll meets on alternate Monday evenings, at the Tcwn Hall, at 7.J#. COUNCILLORS. Mayor, Gr Gordon Webber, J.P. WEST WARD. D. L. DavieB, retires 1915 ill, Alexander, retire* 1916. _ G. W. Kamp, retires 1917. "> NORTH WARD. H. H. Bell, retires 1815. J. T. Street, retires 1916. B. Flevill retires 19x7. SOUTH WARD. W. Burgess, retires 1916. W. W. Gleadell, retires 1916. M. Strahan, retires 1917. EASTWARD. O. Morgan, retires 1915. G. D; O'Connell, retires 1916. Arthur A. Fear, retires 1917. CSNTRAL WARD. G. R. Admans, retires 1915. H, J. f...
PACKETS, ETC. Preparation For Post. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
PACKETS, BTG. preparation F#r Post. Packets may be aent through the post:-Without "a cover (but not fas tened with anything adhesive, such as gam, postage stamp, sealing wax, etc.); In a cover entirely open at one end or - aide- (If the cover be slit, the opening ?mat be of the full extent of the end «r side, and the contents mu4 be ea*y »f withdrawal). The cover may bent the sender's name and address, and the words "packet," "sample," or "pat ters," etc. (as the case may be), " only." Packets may lie tied with string, but officers of the department may cut the string to examine the contents, and tip the packet up again. Samples of seeds, irugs, etc., which cannot be sent a*] open packets, may be enclosed in bags or boxes, fastened soas to be easily undone and re-fasteaed. Note.-If the above conditions b« not .eemplied with, packets are regarded a» Insufficiently paid letters, and charged ^accordingly.
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. For the information of our reader* ? we herewith pnbUnk the EATfiS FOB PLACES IN VICTOttlA. s. d. 'Otters-Half-ounce or under . 0 1 " For every ounce . . . 0 2 Express DeliTery-For each letter or packet, net exceed ing 8ox., for first mile (In Ad dition to ordinary portage?.0 &lt; Vor every additional balf-mue - or under 0 2 " Late fee . » 1 Packets - Commercial and printed papers (maximum *relgbt 6ibs., dimensions not Ui exceed 2ft. in length, 1ft depth or width), for every . *Joa. or fraction thereof ... 9 1 Patterns and samples, packets al merchandise, *tc. (maxi mnm weight lib, dimensions net to exceed.2ft in length, lft in depth or width), rate , of postage.for every 2o«. or -? fractlontbereof . rv: v v . 0; l - Books-For every 4os. or nn- - der, up to Blba. . .... . .. , 0 1 ; Newspapers-For each news paper . . 6 d% Newspapers, magazines, and publications not published in the Commonwealth, 2ea.v ..00% Port Garde-each ....... 0 1 Reply Post Cards-eac...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. Town and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the send ing-.statlon, including address "and signature (not exceeding sixteen words) 0 . fiach additional word ..... a 1 Other places within the State, except town and suburban, including address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 0 9 Bach additional word ..... 0 1 Interstate, i.e., from any one - State to any other State, la eluding address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) - . c 1 0 Kaoh additional word 0 1 Double the foregoing rates to be charged for the transmission of tele grams on Sunday, Christmas Day, and Good Friday, and for "Urgent" tale
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Note# may be obtained at any Post Office in Victoria. Tke following are the denomination* *f the notes, and tiie poundage or prict> charged for them :-Is., i£d.; Is. 6*1. ftd.; 2e., Id.; 2s. 6d., Id.; 3s., Id.; 3a. Id.; 4B., Id.; 4s. 6d_, Id.; 6s., l^L: 7s. M- 2d.; 10s., 2d.; 10a. 6d., 3d.; IBe.. 83.1 20s., M.
The Silver Fox. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
The Silver Fox 1 The craze for the rare has had results, as was to lie expected. We all of us know how impossible it has been proved to get rid of the rabbits which, in an evil mo ment, were introduced into Aus tralia, while many of us have rea son. to be aware of the hopelessness of ever exterminating rats and mice. Such creatures not merely increase with amazing rapidity, but are sel dom in danger of suffering from lack of food, and that, too, of an easily, obtainable kind. So long as there is any vegetation at all rabbits will obtain their share of it and a chahge of diet does not trouble them in the least. Save that they restrict themselves to vegetables they are almost as fatally accom modating as to the sort of food they eat as rats and mice are. With none of the so-called " fur bearing" animals is existence so easy or increase rapid, and, as a result, all have in varying degrees suffered heavily at the hand of the trapper, or, perhaps, I should say from the demands of fashion...
Ivory Nut Buttons. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
Ivory Nut Buttons. » About fifty years ago some > rub ber gatherers in the forests of Northern Ecuador reported a pecu liar species of palm, which they, found in great numbers, whose fruit j was a nut resembling in form and. colour a miniature head of" a.no-,| gro. These nuts they nicknamed | "negroes." Upon investigation >j (says "Commercial Intelligence") it I was found that'the kernels of . the nuts, when thoroughly dried, ' had^ the appearance and texture of de finite ivory.' Sample lots of.these nuts were shipped to '- Europe for experimental purposes, and it was! soon found that they furnished an | ideal material from which to manu- j facture buttons and other small or- 1 namental objects, for which the more expensive ivory had hitherto been used. The kernel of the "ne-. groes," once thoroughly dried," can be sawed, carved, arid turned on lathes into all sizes and shapes of buttons, and it readily absorbs dyes and takes on a high and per manent polish. The ivory nut is ....
COPYRIGHT. PRINCE OF ROGUES A ROMANCE OF ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA. PART 11. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
COPYRIGHT. PRINCE OF ROGUES « - - - i A ROMANCE OF ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA. j "By W. Murray Graydon, Author ot r»'The Heir of tbe Loudans," "Mat , thcw Quin," etc., etc. PART 11. Lance turned himself over on his back-, and for some minutes he lay there without stirring. He felt stun ned and dizzy. His nose was bleed ing, one eye was partly shut, and his body was racked with severe pains from head to foot, owing to the kicking he had received. But his mind was active, and as he reflected on his situation, he groaned with mental anguish. "Heaven help me !" he said to him self. "I may be kept a-prisoner for years, or, what is more likiely, these devils will do me to death by ill treatment or drive me really mad. There is no hope that my friends will learn what has become of me. Char teris has planned too well for that. He has a free hand now, and can do as he likes, unless Andrew Forwood is .able to chefckmate him. And my poor Violet ! What will she think what will become of her ?" The t...
The Apple and the Rose. BEAUTIFUL COUSINS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
The Apple and the Rose. .BEAUTIFUL COUSINS. If the ripple which played so im portant a part in the episode of the Garden of Eden was anything like the apples which at the pre sent tima help to make life worth iivingrTfor such a large part of : htimanUy,'&lt; then must it be ad mitted, reluctantly perhaps, but f ositi ely, that the temptation was ajg.e.it one. Far he it, however, -fri.m one in this age of moral de velopment to countenance stealing apples. Strange as it tuny seem, claims Mr. Charles Burton in a ? recent paper, the apple belongs to the great rose family. By what acci dent of process it developed into a sturdy tree and came to rock its young in such a delightful cradle of lusciousness can only be imagined. It is thought to have been indigenous to northern Russia in - remote times, and its cultiva tion spread rapidly throughout the temperate zone. America is the great- apple-producing country to day, ? but it is not alone in the ,culti- ation of this popular frui...
National Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
National Picture Theatn The program for Monday, Tues day and Wednesday evenings at the National Theatre will include: Dawn, drama; Etta of the Foot lights two reel drama ; Across the Burning Trestle, drama ; Via the. Fire Escape, comedy ; The Intruder two part drama; When Men Wear Skirts, comedy ; TheArtist's Nightmare, comedy ; Australian Gazette, topical. On Thursday the programme will be changed as usual, , when the principal features will include The Express Messenger, two reel Kalem drama; The Debt, two reel Lubiu drama ; The Chinese Fan (Dolly of the Dailies series); The Face on the Bar Room Floor, Keystone comedy, featuring Charles Chaplin; King Albert Farewells Belgian Troops, a special topical film showing some splendid war scenes.
Richmond Park [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
Richmond Park The dry season is having an influence on the finances cf the Richmond Park Trust, the scarcity of grass causing a reduction in grazing fees, which * form the principal source of revenue. It is about time the members of the Trust took into, serious consider ation the-desirableness of utilising the river water. A small pumping plant could be erected and a large portion of the park thus irrigated so as to secure a plentiful supply of grass even in the warmest' weather. The cost would not be large, and would prove a repro ductive investment by reason of the increase in grazing fees The place would also present a greatly improved appearance during the dry season. All public parks and gardens should be irrigated as far possible, if for no other, reason than to conserve the Yan Yean supply at a time of the year when there is such a strain on,its re sources for domestic purposes.'
Soldiers in Other Lands [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
Soldiers in Other Lands Under the auspices "of Alliance Tent, I.O.R., the Hon U A. Crouch Colonel of the Yarra Borderers will deliver a popular lecture' entitled '.^Soldiers in Other Lands." in the F.S. Dispensary Hall, Church street on Tuesday evening next, at 8.15 A patriotic, programme has been arranged. ? A cordial-invitation to the public is extended. ,
Women Councillors [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
Women &lt;"'oimcillor3 Mr E. J Cotter, M.L. A. has made a name for himself in securing the right for women to Bit as municipal councillors When considering the Local Government Bill on Thurs day the Assembly agreed to Mr Cotter's amendment, the effect of which is to remove the embargo against women as councillors. Mr i Jotter made &lt;i vigorous speech in support of his proposal aud with im pressive force drove home the point that in the principal Act women were bracketed with criminals and lunatics as being ineligible for municipal office Was ever .a re form of such far reaching effect carried with so little fuss ? It is a pity that Parliamentary business generally is not transacted in this businesslike way.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
BRIDGE ROAD, near Lennox Street. fhe First, Most Comfortable, and Most Popular Theatre in Richmond.. Carefully Selected " Eirst Run " Pictures, accompanied by Bright and Sparkling Music, rendered by the National Orchestra, have made the National Theatre the talk of Richmond. Program!] Changed Every Monday & Thursday ' The National is the Coolest Thoatre in the Suburbs. A Tip-Up Chair for Every Patron. " Uloors are all Sloping, thus ensuring a good view for all. Pictures every evening at 8 sharp. Matinees ^very Saturday and Holiday at 2.30 sharp. POPULAR PRICES : STDEESS 6CIRCLE IS Children Half Price to all Parts, except on Saturday Nights. Seats may be Booked at Faulkner!s, opposite Theatre, 3d. extra. General iGrocenf ? 36 CORSAIR STREET RICHMOND, Invites YOTJ to come and know for yourselves his Great System of Cash and Credit Combined. Lovest Prices. Best Quality. Tel. 2375- Windsor. Ask any of our numerous Cti stonier s-they will tellyov. go together. Strength is impossi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 October 1914
Always Use Good Ink Wiltshire's Inks hive |a reputation of .35 years' standing behind them. They .embody all that is essential in a perfect Ink, being Pare Fluid, Non Corrosive ' and Permanent. Sold by leading tationers «rarywhen*. Rqfaae Substitute "THE SWAN," Ooraer if ~OHOBCHAND\S WAX3TKK15TS ~ CAST RICHMOND. CARLTON XXX. and XXXX ALdfih. Patrons will find every EOIIVEUIANOU pro vided tor ihutu. COUNTSB i-iUNCB 11 to 2 daily, BILLIARD SALOON fitted with one of Alcouk'd beat tables. TELEPHONE No 2902 RACING results J posted promptly aftwr each race. ESTABLISHED 1858 J ohn^ Champion, Late B. Baker( P harmaceutical & Dispensing Chemist, And Surgeon Dentist, 100 BRIDGE iiOADt RICHMOND. I *J* I M III B. TIMBER. McConchie's jaiOHMQMD^QAaH TIMBER YARDS, BRIDGE ROAD, Corner Gardner 8t~ also CORN KB SWAN and BRIGHTON 8T8., SOUTH RICHMOND. Building Material of every description New and Second-hand-at Seasonable Prices. Flooring, Red Gum, Cement, Lining, Palingk, Bricks, Weatherboar...