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THE PATHOS OF PLENTY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
THE PATHOS OF PLENTY. The rich man sat at his festive board, And they brought him food, and his wine they poured, They handed him first some ragtime dish That looked like fowl but smelled like fish. They gave him an a la painted blue, And a yellow one and a green one, too, And something in -French that was mostly hash, And a dish with a ruffle and a broad red sash, And one with a lavender sauce o'er laid While he longed for the pandakes Mother made! -London "Opinioin." Bill (examining photographs) to Bert: "Well, yer know, I like the photo of you in your gas mask best." "Bystander." Some of the hotels have opened bars for the sale of "soft" drinks after six. o'clock o' evenings. Suspicious folk have written to the papers 'hint ing that something is being done to "harden" these drinks. "Would you Slike a lemonide, Madame?" asked the steward of the seasick Widow O'Brien. "I would," replied the lady. "S1hall I put: a 'stick' in it to give it a kick?' the steward asked, with a wink. "A ...
From Various Sources. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
From Various Sources. Paris is reported to be too serious for the one-step. The goose-step didn't get a foothold' either.-Wall-street Journal. One of the many keen fishermei of this city is an eminent surgeon. Late ly he was whipping northern waters. He looked very nice, too, in his cor rect costume, and with his complete equipment. But he was not ctching any fish. Presently a leggy, sliort frocked thing ran to the water's edge and dropped in a bent pin. Very soon she raised a nice four-pounder. She took it home. 'What have you got there, dearie?" asked her smiling mother. "This," said the child prbud ly, "is the blanky limit." Mother was still gasping when little Lucie added, "That's what the gentleman down at the wharf told me."-Sydney "Sun." "Whom does the baby favor?" ask ed the friend of the family. "Nobody," said Jimmy, who had been reading the war news; "he's neutral."-"Windsor Magazine."
Balmain v. Northcote District. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
Balmain v, Northcote lDistrict. Balmain 90 and 83 (G. Sinclair 19 and 16, McKenzie 19, Campbell 15, Boxhall 16, Hewett 14). Northcote District 73 and nine for 69 (Coleman nine for 61, Mackenzie three for 10). Balmain- won by 17 on the first in nings. On Monday (A.N.A. Day) Balmain play Richmond Letter Carriers on the Balmain wicket, starting at 1.30.
Limerick Club. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
SLimerick Club. Thirty members are booked to visit Healesville this week-end. Leaving by the 4.33 special and arriving at Heales ville at 6.40 they will assist at a con cert in the evening for the Repatria tion Fund. On Sunday the party will motor over the Blacks' Spur, and on Monday a cricket match will be played with the locals, who will en tertain the Limericks at luncheon. Train will leave at 7.5 on return. to Richmond. Mr. Dave Henry will be manager. Members are to meet at Young and Jackson's (outside) at 4.
Richmond City v. Clifton Hill. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
Richmond City v. Clifton Hill. This match, continued at Clifton HilL, resulted in a win for Clifton Hill by 29 runs on the first innings. City, with seven wickets down for 64 against Clifton Hill's 116, were dis posed of in 17 minutes for an addi tional 25 runs. P. Rees 39 not out. McKay four for 19, Benfield two for 15, Robinson one for 31, secured the wickets. Clifton Hill made 165 in their sec ond innings (Eade 35, McKay 35, Drummond 24, Robinson 22). G. Pear son- secured 4 for 12 off 81 balls and was almost unplayable. E. Dines got two for 27 and F. Parrett two for 32. City players wore crepe out of respect for Mr. T. M. Hodges, senr., father of T. M. Hodges, junr. (vice-president) and Mrs. Brown, of Ascot Vale, sister of W. Whittle, one of the oldest members of the club. No play to-day.
CITY OF RICHMOND. Abstract of Annual Statement of Accounts FOR THE YEAR ENDING 30th SEPTEMBER, 1916. STATEMENT OF RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
CITY OF RIGHjVOND. Abstract of Annuail Statement of Accounts FOR THE YEAR ENDING 30th SEPTEMBER, 1916. ST ATERE1T OF RATES. GENERAL RATE of Two Shillings and One Penny (2/1) in the Pound (£) on the net annuial valuation of Ratable Property was made and levied by the Councl on the Twentieth day of December, 1915. NET ANNUAL REDUCED By RT TOTAL lWA. ATION SUvP. RATE. COLLECTED. ARREARS. COLLECTED. TES - ARREARS. SVALUATIO To. ABANDONED o30 9 11i6. North ... £64,844 £64,835 £6,753 12 11 £6,674 0 1 £70 5 10 .£43 4 10 £. 106 13 10 South .. 66,962 66.946 6,973 10 10 6,863 18 11 205 17 10 108' 441 .207 4 10 East .. 49,812 49,799 5,187 7 11 5,116 19 3 113 16 1 52 3 6 132 1 3 West .. 83,385 83,342 8,681 9 2 8,590 6 6 40 0 10 . 17 10 6 113 13 0 Central 59,844 59,825, 6,231 15 5 6,134 19 7 182 6 3 78 6 6 . 200 15 7 £324,847 £324,747 £33,827 16 3 £33,380 4 4. £612 6 10 3299 10 £3 .£760 8 6 ___ I 61 £29 : 10I STATEMENT of RECEIPTS and EXPENDITURE for the YEAR ending the Thirtieth day of Septembe...
St. Stephen's v. A.I.F., Domain. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
St. Stephen's v. A.I.F., Domain. St. Stephen's 120 (Stevens 33, Mc Leish 25. Goodman 21 not out, Stringer 14; Bartholomew six for 28). Domain Camp 100 (Bartholomew 37, Elkington three for 20, Goodman' two for 16). St. Stephen's won by 20 runs. St. Stephen's players are requested to meet at Court Robin Hood wicket to-day in view of match against Court Pride of Richmond.
The SEED of EMPIRE Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co., London & Melb. CHAPTER L. The Good Young Stuff. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
The SEED of EMIPIRE By FRED M. WHITE, Author of "The Day," "The Crimson Blind," "The Law of the Land," "The Corner House," etc. Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co., London & Melb. CHAPTER L. The Good Young Stuff. The day was beginning to draw on, and there were thousands there who had had enough of it. It was not that there was anything the matter with their pluck, or that fear was gnawing at their hearts, for even the youngest of them had long since got over that numbed feeling which comes to every soldier, h wever stout his nerves may be, when for the first time he finds himself under fire. It had become a sheer case of physical endurance now, and the battle would go to those that were the best equip ped to meet it. And that was where the British outdoor life, the hours in the playing fields, and sport, which is second-- nature, were telling against the foe. There were points here and there, of course, where the attack hung fire. In so big an engagement ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
S SP-EC.IAL ;STATE ' GOVERNMENT LOAN ACCOUNT No. 7, Sf:: or Year ending 30th September, 1916. ::. -' .7:REOEIP.TS ". EXPENDITURE Stife Government, Progress amentiisa5,000 0 .b h urch Street South, Reconstruction. 7£169 6 10 Balance in Bank, let October, 1915.. 203 5 8 Church Street North, Reconstruction. 690 14 2 - 5,203 15 8" Blacksmith's Shop .... ..... 2 2 6 M iscellaneous-Suspense Items .. .5 6 9 New Stonecrusher .... ......712 3 -6 Electric Fittings, Town Hall .... .. 157 6 6 Swan Street, Reconstruction .....2,164 9 4 S" : ... '' Swan Street Bridge Alterations, pro S. : . " " :- , portion ................ 1,000 0 0 ' ... £4,901 9 7 Balance in E., S. & A. Bank, 30/9/16 .. .. .. 302 6 1 £5,203 15 8 £5,203 .15 8 STATEMENT OF LOAN LIABILITY, 30th September, 1916, To Loan No. 3, 650 Debentures of.£100 each',.at By Consolidated Sinking Fund, 1st : per cent., re-payable 1st Juily, 1917 ...£65,000 0 0 October, 1915 . .. .. .. £22,357 6 8 , Sinking Fund Payments, S1915-16 . . . ...
LOAN No. 6 ACCOUNT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
- LOAN No.; 6 A U No 6 CCOON-.. ; r·-.r ·i ' ~~~~~~...................... - ~...--_ -_:"--t Amounts A~acd~by the Commonse 1$h. Dank, AXOQ Cl0Rtn~Deatruetr PluE ad.D1 , -Tar TistrlIiir PI nt 2. D.t t 1 u : .:r .-ý : .. a r" I r $ -. 1` ` a e" Thtreto.vedaf - ; 16 r:Tialance, inD La& Upre-se ated OCheine46I us1ooo £X2O 0 0 -
Mine Laying INCIDENTS ON A HOSTILE COAST GABRIELLE D'ANNUNZIO'S POETIC DESCRIPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
Mine Laying INCIDENTS ON A HOSTILE COAST GABRIELLE D'ANNUNZIO'S POETIC DESCRIPTION. It can be said of the Italian war what Percy Bysshe Shelley said of the Medusa's head which he saw in Florence, and which he attributed to Leonardo du Vinci, "Its beauty and its horror are divine." This night of danger and death is one of the sweetest that ever spread its blue yeil over the face of the hea vens. The sea darkens, and in its innumerable pulsations the nocturnal phosphorescence is already discern ible. Here and there the rippled sur face of the sea glitters with an inter nal light as a quivering eyelid, disclo sing mysterious glances. The new moon is . like burning sulphur. Ever and anon the black cloud of smoke rising from the funnel hides it or appears to drag it in its spirals like a moving flame. Life is not an abstraction of as pects and events, but a sort of dif fused sensuousness, a knowledge of fered to all the senses, a substance good to touch, smell, taste, feel. In fact, I fe...
THE PASSING OF THE HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
··· `·i'--- 'I:, THE.PASSING OF THE HORSE. While horses are still numerous in this country,.and are likely to be for -a * a. number of years (says the "Scien tific American"), there has been a diminution in the. number - of horses used abroad, due to. the wastage of war.. It has been stated-that only 7 per.cent of the traffic of the principal cities in England was carried on by means of commercial motors at the outbreak of the war. The consump tion of draft animals in all of the bel ligerent countries has been great, and is continuing at a rate that increases with the progress of the war.- Animals 'that were in good condition for work when the -war started, and -which were left in small numbers -to serve re quirements of civilian- traffic are older than they were at the outbreak of. --the war,.and.are not so suitable for -the work they performed when young -er and stronger. Indications are that the horse. shortage will come to a 'head with a suddenness that will be unpleasant to tho...
Sausage-meat Sellers Saddened.—Fined for Too Much Dioxide. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
Sausage-meat Sellers Saddened. Fined for Too Much Dioxide. Charges of having sold adulterated sausage-meat, were preferred against Gertrude Cripps, 264 Bridge-road, and Alice Wilson, 198 Bridge-road. Evi- dence was given that 3.5 grains of dioxide per lb. of sausage-meat were allowed under the Pure Foods Act, but the samples taken from defen- dant's shop contained an excess am- ount. Cripps, whose sample contain- ed dioxide equal to 4.7 per lb., was fined £1, with £2 2/- costs, and Wil- son, with 6.5 grains per lb, was fined £1 10/-,. with £2 2/- costs.
Burnley's Brave Boys—Honor Board in Furnishing Company's Window. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 27 January 1917
Burnley's Brave Boys-Honor Board in Furnishing Company's Window. Six feet high, the honor board to be erected in the Burnley State School is now on exhibition in the windows of the Richmond Furnishing Co.,. 116 120 Swan-street, together with a list of the names of former pupils who have gone to the front. Parents and relatives interested are asked to in spect the list in order that every Burn ley soldier shall be placed on the board. Up to date 150 "Burnley boys" have volunteered. Their names will be inscribed on the board in a few days.
Limericks' Trip to Healesville. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 February 1917
Limericks' Trip to Healesville. Leaving by the 4.20 special train, 30 members of the Limerick Club made a week-end trip to Healesville. Afte.r tea a smoke concert was held at the Grand Hotel, which was the Limericks' headquarters (kept by Mr. Constantine, an ex-Richmondite). Three drags conveyed-the party on a sight-seeing trip, including Graceburn and Maroondah WNeirs, on Sunday morning. A drag drive was made in the afternoon to Fernshawe (a run of seven miles up the Blacks' Spur), where a group photo was taken by Mr. Andrews, a vice-president, who was also accompanied by Mr. Smith, another vice-president, Mr. Wr. Hig gins (capt.) and Mr. E. Andrews (hon. secretary of the locals). A cricket match was played at the local ground on MIonday, a start being made at 10.30 a.m. At 12 o'clock an adjourn ment took place, when the visitors were entertained at luncheon by the Healesville Club at the Healesville Hotel. Several toasts were proposed including the Limerick Club, by Mr. Burnside (...
RICHMOND v. CARLTON. (Second Elevens.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 February 1917
RICHMOND v. CARLTON. (Second Elevens.) Richmond have a rather big task to tackle on their own ground to-day. Carlton knocked up the meritorious score. of 295 for three wickets last Saturday (innings declared closed), hence Richmond will have to go some if they expect to top their total. Green (late of Carlton First Eleven) scored 157 not out-a brilliant innings mar red by only two chances, a hard catch to deep leg at 50 and an easy chance at mid-on when 150. Hay (54) and Hastings (52) also scored well. Rich mond tried ten bowlers. Hart and Mitchell obtained a wicket apiece.