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RATES OF COMMISSION. Money Orders Payable in the Commonwealth. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
BATES OF COMMISSION. Money Orders Payable In the Common wealth. Any turn sot aver £5, 6d.; over £6,1 bat not over £10, Is.; over £10, bat | not over £15, la. fid.; over £15, bat not / over £20, 2B. - Money Orders by Telegraph. To New Sonth Wales, Queensland, Scnth Australia. Tasmania, and Perth (Western Australia)-Charge for a message In addition to above rate*. i
PACKETS, ETC. Preparation For Post. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
PACKETS, ETO. preparation For Post. Packets may be sent through tne post:-Without a cover (but not fas tened with anything adhesive, such as gum,postage stamp, sealing wax, etc.): In a cover entirely open at one end or aide (if the cover be slit, the opening oust be of the full extent of the end or tide, and the contents must be easy ef withdrawal). The cover may beai the sender's nazue and address, and-t he words "packet," "sample," or "pat ters," etc. (as the case may be), " only." Packets may be tied with string, but officers of the department may cut the string to examine the contents, and tie the packet up again. Samples of seeds, iruga, etc., which cannot be seat as epen packets, may be enclosed in batr» or boxes, fastened so as to be easily undone and re-fasteaed. Note.-If the above conditions be not aemplied with, packets are regarded a? insufficiently paid letters, and charge# accordingly.
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
-0:;P)BHt-fflFO8MATI»ll. For the information at our reader* we herewith pnblinh the HATES FOB PLAOB8 IN V1CTOUIA. a. d. i/efter»-Half-ounce or under . JD 1 " For every ounce ... 0 2 .Bxpress Delivery-For each letter or packet, not exceed _ lug 8oa., tor first mile (in ad " dltion to ordinary poetaffe). . 0 « Vor every additional balf-rane or under .......... 0 2 Gate fee 9 1 Packets - Commercial a*d printed papers (maximum weight 51bs., dimensions not (0 exceed 2ft In length, 1ft depth or width), for every Zom. or fraction thereof . . . 9 i Patterns and samples, packets .t merchandise, *te. (maxl aiumweightllt.,JimensioM to exceed 2ft in length, \ ?? lft-lndeptaor-width), rate of-postage for every 2o*.or fraction thereof 0 1. Books-For every 4oc. or un der, up to 51b*. . 0 I Newspapers-For each news paper . 0% Newspapers, magasines, and publications not published in fbe Commonwealth, 2«*.. . . 0 0V4 Coat Cards-each 9 1 Reply Post Garto-each .... 9 B Letter Cards-2 for ..... . ft 2% ...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
OBDJNABY XELBGBAMo. ' Cown and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within -- "" fifteen miles ^from the send- - ' lag station, Including address ' and signature (not exceeding sixteen words) B 9 : Sach additional word 8 1 Other places within the State, .except town and suburban, including address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) . . . 0 t Each additional word ..... 9 1 . interstate,, i.e., from any. one State to any other State, In cluding address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen .WO*!#) I 0 Bach 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" tfte mm. ?
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Notes may be obtained at tu:.v fort Office in Victoria. : Tie following are tlie denominations of the notes, and tlie poundage or prU-p charged for them:-le., %d.; Is. Cd.. fid.; 2s., Id.; 2a. 6d., Id.; 3s., Id.; 3«. ML, Id.; 4s., Id.; 4a. (3d., Id.; 5B., l%dJ; 7«.6&lt;L,2d.; 108., Sd.; 10a. 6d., 8d.j ISaJ. id.; 20*., ML
CHAPTER XXIV. A CLUE FROM THE TOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
..CHAPTER XXIV. A CLUE FROM THE TOWERS. Charteris seemed to be bound by a spell that lie could not break. For several minutes lie did not move. His breath came hard, and he listened in nervous dread and expectation. His eyes peered wildly. about the sombre, murder-haunted room. At length,with a shudder he straightened his bent ! form. i "It was an accident," he muttered, | lmlf-aloud. "I could not help it j I-Icaven knows I did not mean to kill j him. He threatened me with his pis i tol, and I had to get the better ol | liini by strategy or divide the spoils. | And he would have taken the more i valuable part." j With sudden resolution, he picked ; up the lantern and crept to the brink i of the well. He knelt beside it and j gazed down into the- chill, damp ; depths, flashing the light below him., j The yellow rays did not penetrate | far ; they revealed only a few feet of | the flinty wall, glistening..with mois : ture, and eaten bj the teeth of time. Not a sound could be heard but...
CRICKET. RICHMOND v. ST. KILDA. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
C R ICKE T. RICHMOND v. ST. KILDA. St. Kilda, 'going in. first, made good use of the splendid wicket prepared on the Richmond Ground; They scored rapidly, and remained at the wickets the greater portion of the afternoon for a score of 345. The two first men, Hotchin and ' Zschorn, made a fine stand, defying the bowling of Lainpard and Mackay, and afterwards Glenwright : and Sheppard, until the scoring board showed 64, when Sheppard ' found _a weak spot in Zschorn's defence, bowling him for 34. Lord was snapped up by Collins, off Glenwright, when he had only made one. Hochin and 'Armstrong carried the score to 132 when Collins rattled Armstrong's stumps; the retiring batsman made 19. Souter was run out for 15, the score then being 153. Hotchin was still going strong, but he was not designed to reach the coveted century, his career being closed at 90 with a splendid catch by Kelso. Ferguson ?gave a good exhibition of batting, and Baw the innings through with 103 to his credit. King 33...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
LOCAL DIRECTOR!. ir\LJJEttAl. f AUL.1AMENX. The innate is elected by tile wWoU= £tate. HOUSE OF ItEPiUSSENXA'JMyES. Yarra Electorate - Hon. F. G Lmior, M..P. ' . , 61ATE PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Melbourne East Province.-Hon. A. M'LeiIan, M.L.C.; HOB. J. P. Jones, M.L.C. LEGISLATIVE AB8EMBL1. Richmond Electorate.-Mr. E. J. Cotter, M.L.A. &lt; Abbotsford Electorate.-Mr. a. 0. \V«bber, M.L.A. CITY OF RICHMOND. The Richmond City Council meets on alternate Monday evanUgs, at the rcwn Hall, at 7.91. COUNCILLORS. Mayor, Or Gordon Webber, J.P. WIST WARD. D. L. Daviea, retires 1915, = - M. Alexander, retires 1916. - . G. W. Kemp, retires 1917. r NORTH WARD. H. H. Ball, retires 1915. . J. T. Street, retiree 1916. B'. Flevill retires 1917. SOUTH WARD. ,W. Burgess, retires 1915. W. W. Gleadell, retires 1916. M. Strahan, retires 1917. EAST WARD. C. Morgan, retires 1915. G. D. O'Connell, retires 1916. Arthur A. Fear, retires 1917. CENTRAL WARD. G. R. Admans, retires 1915.; H, J, B...
THE LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
THE LADIES. The Loyal Mignonette Lodge (Ladies) P.A.F.S., met in the Oddfellow's Church street, and was officered by No. 27, (male lodge), Bro. E. Swannack presiding. A communication was received from the R.U.F.S. Dispensary Committee requesting the Lodge to exercise economy in the use of drugs, chemicals, etc., during the war crisis. The social secretary reported re social held on 17th inst. One candidate for membership was proposed. Presentations of a handsome cruet and teapot were made to Sisters Turnbull and Whitehorn, whg are about to be married. Sister Turnbull tendered her resignation, which was received with deep regret, and various members spoke of the good qualities of the retiring member, .and the splendid service she had re idered. The Ledge and Order have two splendid workers in Sis. Turnbull and Whitehorn, and although these- ladies will not be able to take an active part in Lodge business in future, their hearts will still be in the work, and none will be more pleased...
INTERESTING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
INTERESTING ITEMS. ?1 An officer in the British army, whose hobby is collecting minia tutes, was returning from his club one e.ening, when a poor-looking man accosted him. Concluding he >vishcd alms, the oflicer put a. coin into his hand. "Pardon me, sir," said the man, "I wish to show you a very fine miniature." The oflicer, much surprised, took him home. The poorman untied a small parcel, ami disclosed a miniature of a beautiful woman. The oflicer looked as it earnestly, then quietly asked the man where lie got it. "It is livy; mother," was the,reply. "Have you a scar on your left arm ?" asked the officer. "I have, sir," was the reply, at the same-time baring lsis arm to prove it. '"Then you are n:y brother Jack," said the otlicer, "und that is our dear mother's portrait." For many years King George has been an enthusiastic stamp collec tor, but, according to Mr. D. B. Armstrong, a well-known authority in "Chambers's Journal," the in trinsic value of his collection is by. uo me...
Patriotic Fund. £910 10s 7d RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
Patriotic Fund. £910 10s 7d RECEIVED. - His.Worship tlie Mayor desires to acknowledge receipt of the following additional donations Amount previously ac knowledged ... £905 0 1 T.Wallbridge Prop. Ltd. " and Employees (lOtli instalment) ... 3 0 0 Employees of Richmond Council (10th instal ment) ... 1 19 6 l Concert Tickets, 2nd October ... 0 11 0 £910 10 7 The Executive Committee has arranged for the following Picture Nights: (Jrown Theatre-25th &lt; 'ctoler Kichmond Theatre-1st November Globe Theatre-8th November. | The Richmond Branch of the P.L C. is also arranging another Picture Night at the Globe Theatre on '25th October.. The Town Clerk, as hon secretary of the Fund,' is requesting the re turn of all subscription list. A combined meeting of the Brighton-street State School Com mittee and Old Boys' Association, and Mr McNab (Head Teacher) was held at the School on Wednesday evening last, Mr Jos. McConchie occupying the chair. Considerable progress was made in the arrang...
HE DID NOT FORGET. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
1 \ HE DTD NOT FORGET. - One of I he best staries told about Mr..- Yerkes, the American million aire, is that which relates how he aicvci;..lorgot an obligation. It seems 'that' when Mr. Yerkes rose to the zenith of his power and height of his -wealth, one of the first things he did was to pay a secret visit to lJhiiadil,>hia, the city wherein, previously he had met with finan cial disaster. Thereupon he invited nil . hisT old ' creditors to a magnifi cent dinner at the leading hotel, when the repast was over, he pre sented to each guest a cheque for the. amount' of the original claim, with . six per cent, compound in terest ! ... | At.. a meeting of the French Aca-" demy of Sciences the other day. M. Mnrage described a method by which one can . make one's diaphragm write its own record. The diaph ragm is the muscular partition that separates the chest from the sto mach organs. M, Mnrage had no ticed that when a man holds his arm close against his side, with the forearm horizonta...
Bennett's Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
Bennett's Football Club. The G. H. Beuuett Football Club wound up the season with, a drag trip to Rickett's Point, near Beaumaris. The drive down sharpened, the appetites of all, hampers, were sciou unpacked and numerous family parties enjoyed the al fresco luncheon. At Robert's; Tea Wooms the single folk found good catering arrangements pro vided -for them?' An interesting programme was carried out, and a good time spent by all. Mr and Mrs Wallis motored down early, took an active part in the proceed ings, and distributed toys, amongst the children. Arrangements were well .carried out under the. super vision of Secretary Herz. iV well-attended meeting of the Richmond Branch Australian Women's National League was held in the Guild Hall, Darlington Parade, on Tuesday evening last, the President, Mrs Reid presiding. Instructive and interesting addresses delivered by Mrs .Robert Morton Mr J. T. Packer were listened to with pleasure. Several additions were made to the membership roll Th...
COPYRIGHT. PRINCE OF ROGUES A ROMANCE OF ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA. PART 12. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
COPYRIGHT. A ROMANCE OF ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA. By W. Murray Graydon, Author **The Heir of the Loudans," "Mat thew Quin," etc., etc. PART 12. * "What's all this stuff?" Trent ask ed, contemptuously. "Relics of the past," said Char teris, ?with a touch of reverence in his tone. "Links that form a thrill ing story, which needs no words to tell it. Yonder hole is a well. It' probably dates back to Norman days and was retained '?and utilised-very wisely -by the Charteris who first built the Towers. The house must have withstood a siege at an earlier period than the wars of King and Parliament. If these dumb weapons could" only speak ! This was probab ly the top floor of a tower then. Here the gallant defenders held out, firing down on the besiegers from loop-holes and battlements, and get ting their supply of water from the well with yonder lead-weighted pails. I can. almost picture the scene" "Your ancestors," interrupted the worthy Trent, with a grim smile,. > "moist have been a gri...
P.A.F.S. DUKE OF RICHMOND LODGE P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
P.A.F.S. DUKE OF RICHMOND LODGE P.A.F.S. The usual fortnightly meeting of Duke of Richmond Lodge P.A.F.S., was held in the Lodge room, Forester's Hall, Swan street, on Tuesday evening last. The business was mainly ot a formal nature. It was decided to pur chase tickets in aid of a distressed Bro. of Coburg Lodge. One candidate for membership was proposed. The secretary re ported that Picture Night re Cricket Club was a success, and that the club had been successful in winning its first match. Visitors were present from No. 63. The syllabus item for next Lodge night. November 3rd, is a card tourna ment.
CHAPTER XXIII. THE TRAGEDY OF THE NORTH WING. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
CHAPTER XXIII. THE TRAGEDY OP THE NORTH ! WING. Again and again he plunged his /lands into the glittering mass, claw ing and fondling itT holding it up and -.letting it drop ; the sound was music to liis ears Charteris looked on half contemptuously, lialf-uneasily for a moment, and then he' quietly pushed his companion aside. He replaced the strings of gems, the brooches, and other ornaments in the chest, and fitted the lid on as tightly as it would go. He rose to his feet, and Trent did the same. For an instant they stared hard at each other. "Come, it's time we. were off," said Gharteris. "But what are you going to do with the treasure ?" "Nothing at present; it's quite safe here."' . "And what about my share ?" "Your share?" "Yes, that's what I said," Trent answered curtly. "Aren't we going halves?" "Not a bit of 'it," said Oharteris, with a disdainful smile. "I let yon into the thing because I knew T could trust you, and because I needed as sistance to work the ghost business. O...
British Australian Red Cross Society RICHMOND BRANCH. 1,000 TOWELS WANTED Can you spare one. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
British Australian Red Cross Society RICHMOND BRANCH. 1,000 TOWELS WANTED Can you spare one. The sixth meeting of the Hioh mond Branch of the above was held in the Town Hill on Wednesday evming. The meeting took the ... form of a Sewing Bee, arid upwards of 20 ladies took part Busy fingers were kept going with needles, tii eud. arid scissors for a couple of hours and a great amount of work gotturou;h About 100 towels and 700 or 80u uther articles have been received These will be sent oti in due course. The Society want about 1000 towels and will thank fully receive any articles that house holders scad along. Any resident who i'eels interested in this excellent movement will be heartily wel comed to these meetings, and their assistance in the work will be gladly accepted. Next meeting will be on. Wednesday evening at Town Hall. The lion, treasurer, Miss Webber (acting Mayoress) acknowledges with thanks the following additional donations: Two Friends £5 0 0 Misses G. Harris aud A. Atk...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 24 October 1914
BRIDGE ROAD, near Lennox Street. The First, Most Comfortable, and Most Popular Theatre in Richmond. Carefully Selected " First Run" Pictures, accompanied by Bright and Sparkling' JIusic, rendered bv 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. Jb'loors are all Sloping, thus ensuring a good view for all. Pictures every evening at 8 sharp, Matinees every Saturday and Holiday at 2.30 sharp. POPULAR PRICES ; S^DEESS 6CIRCIiE Is Children Halt" Price to all Parts, except on Saturday Nights. Seats may be Booked at Faulkner's, opposite Theatre, 3d extra igtiisii I Henry Skead I I General i' J Grocers, 36 CORSAIR S1RKET,;, RICHMOND, Invites YOU to come and know for yourselves his Great System of Cash and Credit Combined. Lowest Prices. Best Quality. Tel. 2375 Windsor. Ask any of our numerous' Customers-they will tell you. m HEA...