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All Rights Reserved. VIOLET LISLE, OR, A PEARL BEYOND PRICE. CHAPTER I. A VILLAGE LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
Ill Rights Reserved. VIOLETllSLE, O R, A PEARL BEYOND PRICE. By the Author of "All or Nothing," i-*Two Keys," etc., etc. CHAPTER I. " A VILLAGE LOVE. "Will you forgive my presumption, Miss Violet?" " I have nothing to forgive, Mr. Jenkins. The love of so true and good a man as you must lie an hon our to any girl." The two speakers stood under the spreading branches of a great oak. Near by stood the ruins of Penarth Abbey, its ivy-mantled walls gilded by the glowing rays of a warm autumn sun, and the long shadows cast by the famous Penarth oaks fal ling in fantastic shapes over its un even contours. It was plain from the tch-book in the girl'B hand that, had been there with an artist's ~e. A glance at the man told j was a curate-a fact betrayed s by his air than by his garb. _;i;re was deep distress on her sweet fair young face, and bravely subdued agony on his. It was more j than man could bear to lose all hope .of winning precious prizo of her love even though he had bat tled manfu...
Richmond Caledonian Society [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
Richmond Caiedonlan Society j .On Now Year's, eve" the Richmond" Caledonian Society held high carnival sn the Guild Hall. They-were a' there, and well they enjoyed thcnjscjves. . The Ijeath aijd cake (of which twa boxes arrived frae the auld land, was distributed, each Scot and lassie taking special care to get their portion. Sec retary M'Gourlay had a fine body guard o' ladies, who worked hard 'throughout to make the evening one o' the best, and well they succeeded. The. committee alsg wgre irt grc^t force, thus Jeavjng no stone iintyrrtet? in keeping up this nicht o' nichts in true Scottjsh style. Dancing was the main bill o' fare, interspersed with Scottish songs and dances. Mrs. Foot officiated at the piano, and Mr. Allan ?as M.C. The bagpipes were iir full blast during the evening. A'thcgither 1913 had a real gran' send-off, ai^d, 1194 a line wejepn^p. " Here's tap ye'F The Richmond Caledonian Society hold their January Concert on Monday evening next at the Town Hall A fine pro...
National Picture-Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
National Picture-Thpafrp. The program for Monday. Tues day and Wednesday evenings sit the National Theatre will include; Klectrio Bell ^olo i . Austialian Gazette, topical; Extremities comic; The Hazard of Youth, drama: Max's Latest Hobby, comic ; The Tiger, drama; Flowers that l-'.loom in the Sprii g. scenic ; The &lt;"arpet Trailer comic ; Badly Wanted, comic ; The Gunmaker of Moscow, two repl drama; Silver Blaze Sherlock Holmes Series No 2 two reel drama ; New Singing Pictnn s. On Thu'rsday the programme will be chauged, when the latest Sinv ing Pictures will be shown, also Klectric Rell Solos ana two s| u-;a star dramas viz . Tli»* Bridue . "of Terror. 2H24 feet-; and The j'lot ol the Indian Hillmfn 2025 feet. .The Richmond Theatre ..?still1-"holds the attention and support of the public generally. Despite the warm weather conditions, the place-is kept delight fully cool, which ? adds greatly to the [attendances. . Some-fine films have [been shown-this week, and continue...
Motors Beware! [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
Motors Beware! Hardly a .court day passes but Con-; stable Fitzgerald holds an " at home,") the guests being motorists who have) been guilty of exceeding the speed' limit. The constable has been Very succesfitl in gaining convictions'; there fore, . after a few more " tcte-a-tctcs with the Bench, pedestrian traffic will get ajong without the danger risk that at present prevails.
CRICKET. COURT ROBIN CRICKET CLUB AT KYNETON. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
c R I C K E T. COURT ROBIN CRICKET CIAJiT . AT KYNETON. On Christmas morning 28 members oi tiie above club left by the first train lor Kyneton. On their arrival they were met- by several members of the Court liittle john and driven to their quarters at Bro. Dwyer's Junction Hotel, and- then:_.to Barkly-s-iuare, wiiere tliey: played a match against the iocal team of Foresters,''Robins win ding by 27 ? runs. ? Robins, 1st innings, J30 (J- Hooper 52 not out, F. O'Brien 35, beo.-Johnson .12, were the chief run-getters lor Redbreasts. Kyneton A.O.I', responded with 103 (J. Shand 5 ror 28, O Brien 2 for 23, Geo.. John son 2 lor 29. The visitors were entertained at din ner at Junction Hotel. Bro. E. Mar tin, C.R., presided. After .the loyal toast had been honoured, the. cliair man. in a neat, speech, proposed thc toast 01 the. visitors. - ' Bro. Brodie (Robin's secretary), in responding', said they all had the most pleasurable : memories of their last visit, and were delighted to. have the...
Read This. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
Read This. I M:\ C. Webber has opened a iner .:ry and up-to-date outfitting ejtablish ! ment in those new and coiiimqdiqus premises recently erected opposite Love and Lewis', Bridge-road. All the latest novelties in neckwear, newest designs to suit all. classes, can be pro cured at reasonable prices. These pre ltiises arc centrally situated, and the fine window display and well-sclcctcd stock' has already become a source of attention to passers-by. Customers can rely upon getting good value for their money. ,
Richmond Australian "Give me the liberty to utter and to argue freely, according to conscience above all liberties." SATURDAY, JANUARY 10 [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
in oml ^ U5ilr;iliai| ' Give me (he liberty to utter and to argue freely, according to conscience above all liberties SATURDAY, JANUARY 10 THE commencement of a new year is generally regarded as a time for reflection of the past and detenninu tion for the futiirev " Another year has passed away; and doubtless people are makini' the usual good resolutions to guide them during the ensuing twelve months. Some have prospered, some have Tailed, but few have, we venture to say. been quite satisfied themselves.. They have the feeling that some things done would have been better left undone, and that greater good I might have been accomplished with i little effort. Although good resolu tions oftimes are like pie crusts |broken soon after made-still the fact of considering one's past and future actions must have a benr ficiai i csi It. and. if the determina tion "o improve upon the previous period is ir som^ measure kept the result is a gain to the individual md to the commiinjty. The year h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 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; 8parkling 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. Floors 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. New Talking and Singing Pictures on Every Programme. POPULAR PRICES ; STD»e!S CIRCLE Is Children Half Price to all Parts, except on Saturday Nights. Seats may be Booked at Faulkner's, opposite Theatre, 3d. extra, Henry Skead General Grocer, 36 CORSAIR S1RF.ET, RICHMOND, Invites YOU to come and \ J know s for . yourselves his Great System of Cash and Credit Combined. Lowest Prices. Best Quality. Tel. 2375 Windsor. Ask, any 'of our numerous...
Famous Women Fighters. REMARKABLE FEATS OF MOD[?] AMAZONS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
Famous Women Fighters, j * I REMARKABfcE FEATS OF MOD W AMAZONS. "Women and young boys were . among tha victims of the fighting. Many Albanian women fell with rifles in thoir hands." This extract- from a war telegram . from the Balkan States not only illustrates the fighting spirit with which the wives and daughters of the Montenegrins and Albanians arc imbued, but it calls to mind the fact that since the days of Joan of Arc there have been many women who have gloried in the clash of arms ' and have won renown as intrepid . fighters. It has been said of the women of the. Balkan States that, they can _ handle a sword or gun hs easily as they, can handle a frying-pan, and. this to a very large extent is. true; for there have 'been several occa sions when they have defended (heir homes against a common eneinv. IN THE KlGUTLVG'-JjTNK: And less than four years ago'the women of Persia showed thai 11 icy, . too, could take ' their place in the fighting line ; for many ot theni^put on men's...
Returned. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
Returned. Mr. G. T. M'Call, J.P.. returned on Monday from his tour- round .the: world. He visited all places worth seeing in his ten months'. jaunt> spent a very pleasant time, and now .-feels quite young again. '. Mr. and Mrs. E.' W." Crowther have also returned from their. European trip benefitted in health, and are, at pre sent staying at Beaconsfield., . Mr: and Mrs. C. fj. Blaz&lt;;y.. and family are holidaying at Point. .Lons dale. ... * Another old colonist has passed away in the person of Mr. George, Smith. He arrived in Victoria.in 1849, com menced business , in Swanston-strect .as boot-dealer, then removed to North .Melbourne, wherche carried on busi ness for 25 years. From there he com menced business in Smith-street, Fitz roy, and continued for ten years. Since retiring from active life, lie has lived with his daughters in Richmond, the last six years being spent at 42 Type street. He bad reached the ripe age of 88 years.' senile-., dgcay.i-i-l^insf--i-he caus...
BAILED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
BATT-ED OUT; At-the conclusion of tlie se=s:on8 at a provincial town, tho legal luminaries indulged in a cricket match. A certain, well-known judge. presently occupied the wicket, aiid so persistently did he display the stone-walling tactics that his opponents despaired of getting hinf out.' After a futil" appeal of "leg be fore." the judee said to the umpire "I wonder if I am to be ininrisoned here until the next sessions?" . He had hardly spoken when an extra fast ball removed the cross-pieces. "No, my lord." .replied the umpire, with » sly grin, "you are 'bailed' " LINSEED COMPOUND." - The * Stockport Remedy' for Coughs and Colds. Of M) years' proven efficaey.
Moving Pictures Taken at Night. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
Moving Pictures Taken at Night. Taking moving pictures at night would seem almost impossible, espe cially- would it seem 'impossible to the skilled -photograoher, for every rhotosraphcr. knows: that after dark a picture, has- to jbe .made by flash light,; and: flashlight-is just , what its name indicates, a great but ~sud den flash- of;light;.-..: " To, tal.e 'moving pictures there must- be:ui ^continual light and how to^ secure -a- -.sustained light of sufli cient. ^brightness .to take a moving pjctu're, ? tliat-: is, an* extremely long time; exposure-? while the film, is be ing. run -r through' the camera before .the- opened^ shutter -of the lens, is a problem. . - . . rT'his has- been done, however, ac 'cording to "The Inventing r.which ticiys that . it - came about through a hustling committee in -Kansas City.-,- which :desired to ad jVerlisc"--' theirvci.'y:.thoroughly, and "wanted )-to add to their municipal jV.iiie;-1 y,\pcrpetuaLing a mammoth ?^j:iglit'-;|'nn'K!eMtO'-l)e"-be...
CANADA'S WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
CANADA'S WHEAT. Six hundred and thirty-seven mil-" lien . bushels of wheat ! These figures represent Canada's yearly, ?contribution to the world's output. ?\\ hen the ha rdy pioneer first . set loot, .on the trackless prairies of the , iiiorthcrn..???.portion - of the American j T?ontinont> ;}ic~lTt'tlc ,reaIisccI~Oia? lie j was ? paving the way for the pro- j d-jction of one-fifth of the world's j wheat supply ; nor could any man,"' not endowed with prophetic vision, 1 have foreseen .the strides that have been made between then and now; . Those six hundred and thirty-seven j million bushels of wheat niu.de .into : bread would provide one and . one- j third loaves a day for every in-' habitant or the United States,., and made into loaves: a-.foot long would ; girdle the earth.? The story of the growth of Canada's great wheat ? belt "-must ever read . like a ro mance so absorbingly interesting that it cannot fail . to rivet the at tention of- even, the most superfi cial reader. Ti...
REGIMENTALS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
REGIMENTALS. "You ought to have seen Mr. . Wil son when he called upon Dolly the': other- night," remarked. \.J ohnny. . to his sister's young .man, - who ' was' t.ilong tea wnh the family. "I tell your'.lie : looked ; fine a-'sitting:: there alongsidc^_of Jier with his arm '".Johnny !"' gasped' his sister, her face* the colour 01 .a boiled .lob ster. '" Well, so he - did," - -persisted ? .lohnnv. "He had his arm ^'John screamed his mother,' frantically. .j"Why," whined the boy, "I was-". .".John," said his father, sternly, | "leave the: room !" J And > Johnny left, crying ns ho went : "I was only going to say that ho I liad_ hi? Army clothes on."
LADIES' COLUMN. FOR BUSY HOUSEWIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
LADIES' COLUMN: *- .. FOR BUSY HOUSEWIVES. Beetles can be "exterminated from any" room it the place they infest is sprinkled with ground borax mixed with common brown sugar. To keep the water fresh and sweet in vases of cut flowers, add to it a small bit of sugar. This is' success ful even in the-case of such blooms as wallflowers. _ Milk is very apt to burn and dam age the saucepan when put, on to boil. This mny be prevented, by rinsing out the saucepan with, coM water before putting in the milk. When polishing knives it is o good plan to hold the board to the . fire a few minutes before beginning, as knives obtain a greater brilliancy on a warm board than on a,cold one. Eggs covered with boiling water and allowed to stand for five min utes are more nourishing and eiisily digested than eggs placed/in boiling watc-r and allowed to boil quickly -for three minutes. | If you have any palms, remember j that the leaves ought to be sponged | once a week with lukewarm water, to which , is ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
LOCAL DIRECTORY. KIBDJ^KaL PARLLAJiMNT. I'Ue Semite is elected by the whol* state. : HO USB OF liBrKlSEKTATIVBS. i'arra fllectorate - HOB. V. 3. IWor, J'.P. - rflAilL PARLIAMWtt. (,f»T8LATTVR OOUNCfl iielbour-1 Bast Province.-HOB. A. M'Lellan, M.L.C.; Hon. J. P. Jones, UL.C. I-IOISLATIVB A88HMBL* Richmond Electorate.--Mr. B. J. CotteTj M.L.A.. abbotsford Electorate.-Mr. O. 0. W®bber, M.L.A. CITY OF RICHMOND The Richmond City Council meets on alternate Monday evenings, at the Town Hall, at 7.30. COUNCILLORS. Mayor, Cr Gordon Webber, J.P. WEST WARD. (i. W. Kemp, retires 19141 " D. L. Davies. retires 1915 ' M. Alexander,-retires .; NORTH WARD. B. Flavill retires 1914. H. Q. Bell, retires 191S. . J. T. Street, retires 1916 60UTH WARD George P. Beachcroft, retires 1914 W. Burgess, retires 1915. W. W. Gleadell. retires. 1916 EAST WARD Arthur A. Fear, retires 1914 C. Morgan, retires 1915. G. D. O'Conneil, retires igi'6." C2NTRAL WARD a C. Webber, retireB 1914, O. R. Admans, retires 1915. H...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 10 January 1914
WEDDING. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; McCONCHIE-DUFF. A very pretty wedding was celebra ted at the South Richmond Methodist Church on the 22nd ult., the contract ing parties being Rebecca Duff, young est daughter of Mrs. H. Duff, of Rich mond, and Walter McConchie, young est son of Thos. McConchie, also of Richmond. The bride, who was given away by her brother, John W. Duff, was tastefully arrayed in a gown of cream merv. silk, richly draped with silk trimmings of a very handsome de sign, with elaborate but comfortably short train, rich veil and spray of orange blossom. The bouquet was of white dahlias and carnations. The bridesmaids (Miss Nora Crosbie and Miss Ethel Duff) were beautifully at tired in designed white voile muslin, and carried bouquets of pink carna tions. Mr. Sydney McConchie, cousin of the bridegroom) acted in the capa city of best man. The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. H. Taylor. The reception was held at the residence of Mr. Thos. McConchie, C...
Richmond Caledonian Society [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 January 1914
Richmond Caledonian Society . Last Monday evening's concert and social held lii the Town Hull under the auspices of tlie Richmond Cale doniau Society passed off successfully. It ivas an enthusiastic gathering o' britlier Scots aud frcons o' tlie family, At 8 o'clock the Acting Chief (Bro. Davidson) was escorted to tbe plat form by tbe Kicbiuoud lJipe Band. (Don't forget tbey have auotber uew baud-about tbe tbird tbey bave in augurated since tbeir inception. Let us bope tbey bave come to stay). The first item on tae program was tbe " Heilan' Fling," by Master A. David sou; tbeu came Mr. W. Neilsou wl' a couple o' flue yens, viz., - " Meeuie," and " Good Company," and later ou "? M'Gregor'a Gathering," and for an encore "Tbe March o' the Cameron Men. Madam Nellson's repertoire, " 0 Slug to me tbe Auld Scotch Saugs," "Scenes that are Brightest" (from that sparkliug opera, Maritaua) apd "Tbe Spinning Wheel." These certainly gems that one would never tire listening to. A brace of flue du...
Silver Wedding MR AND MRS. JOSEPH M'CONCHIE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 17 January 1914
Silver Wedding MR -AN& MRS. JOSEPH M'CONCHIE. .. Christmas Day was an eventful time in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M'Conchie, "The Banks," Rose-street, Richmond, being the 25th anniversary of their wedding. The event was cele brated in that free and hospitable man ner for which the genial president of the Macs C.' C. and his wife are noted, ? and afforded another of the many proofs that a real guid- time can be spent in social revelry without even a wee dhrap of strong stimulant. The hosts received the hearty con . graduations of a number of old friends, some of whom were at' the nuptial ceremony at Geelong on 25th Decem ber, 1888. The best man (Mr. Adam Ai'Conchie) and three of the brides maids, Miss Amy Sherwood, Mrs. Tip ping and Mrs. Horace Roberts were present Time has wrought its cliangcs, many' relatives and friends, including the respected parents of the bride groom, who were the pioneers of the Independent Order of Good Templars in- Australia, having passed away...