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Lodge Dispensary Shows Profit on Trading Account Despite Huge Increase in Drug and Medicine Cost.—Mr. G. Fayle New President of Richmond Institution. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
Lodge uispensary Shows Profit on Trading Account Despite Huge In crease in Drug and Medicine Cost. Mr. G. Fayle New President of Richmond Institution. Starting the year with a capital ac count 'of £3710, the Richmond United Friendly Societies' Dispensary closed I with a profit of £139 18/4. It must be very satisfactory to the many local societies concerned, and at a time when the price of drugs and many medicines has increased enormously, that such a result should have been achieved. It is highly credible to the management. The principal item of expenditure was, of. course, drugs, medicine, etc., which absorbed over £1700, and salaries to. secretary, dis penser, and assistants amounted to just over £1100. Patent medicines bought by lodge patients cost £228, but, with other extras, returned £290. Rent of the lodge-room brought in £57. The 45th annual meeting was held at the Dispensary Hall on Friday, [February 2. Mr. J. McCormick pre sided over a good attendance of dele gates. The me...
Inside Information. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
Inside Information. There is a minister who says more good things in the pulpit than get into the newspapers. In one of his Sunday sermons he had occasion to refer to Jonah in a somewhat dis paraging manner. "And there's Jonah," he said, "who ever heard of him until the whale brought up the subject?" Owens: My landlord has ordered me out because I can't pay my rent. Bowens: Glad I met you. So has mine. Let's change quarters. Wife: "I don't understand how you can spend whole evenings at the club." Hub.: Then you talk an awful lot about something you don't under stand." A poor man had been dragged out of the river just an he was about to sink for the last time. Someone suggested that some whisky should be given to him, and the half-drowned man, overhearing the remark, murmured in a low, fee ble voice: "Turn me over first and get out some o' this water; it'll weaken the liquor." Practical Father: I've given you a good college education; what more do you want? Son: You haven't yet suppl...
Button Day Collections Cause Rivalry—Intrusion from Other Suburbs Is Resented. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
Button Day Collections Cause Rivalry -intrusion from Other Suburbs Is Resented. According to statements made, there is a good deal or rivalry among the button-day collectors, but it is generally in good feeling. There is; however, resentment at the case of ladies from other suburbs coming into Richmond and swelling their col lections at the expense of the list from this city. It is stated that the wife of a gentleman prominently asso ciated with the management of one big manufactory, and who is a mem ber of the button committee in an other suburb, comes into the factory on button day and effects a large sale to the hundreds of employes. This amount, contributed by Richmond re sidents, is, it is said, credited to the fund in another suburb. The Mayoress (Mrs. A. F. Fear) has issued a circular to all local manufac turers:-"I am asked to again im press on you the fact that ladies still report the intrusion in Richmond fac tories of collectors on behalf of the button fund of other munic...
From Various Sources [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
Sroinl Various Source. hiie Kaiser's dove of peace screams I,: y mucih like an eagle.-"Baltimore . uiurican." Twice as the horse-bus slowly wend , ,; iL. wy up the ste p hill the door ,L the rear opened and slammed. At :r .-i tho: inside paid little heed, but :iie thiii time they demanded to ;....i vihy they should be disturbed in ;,i ua: iiun. "W\hist!" cautioned the :.riDr. "Dou'L spake so loud. He'll , i:i'lULea uS. S\\'uu'.'" Ti !.c hoas. Spake low. Shure Oi'm ,:,,in' tie crayture. Every toime ..i '.ars th' door close he thinks wan j /.z is gettil down ter walk up th' nii, an' that sort o' raises 'is sperrits." it-Baits." 'iudnis, in this world of worry .,ii work and sudden end, i: ihought comes quick of doing .i kiinduess to a friend, i,) ii that blessed minute. Don't put it off; don't wait. \iti's the good of doing a kindness i: you do it a day too late? Typist (newly arrived at War Of :ice): I suppose we begin as usual? Staff Ollicer: 1 suppose so. Typist: Then hurry up and k...
To Victory or Death UNDER NEW STARS AND STRANGE SKIES. RICHMOND BOYS AWAIT THE NEXT PUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
To Victory or Death UNDER NEW STARS AND STRANGE SKIES. RICHMOND BOYS AWAIT THE NEXT PUSH. Enlistments from Richmond this week include:-R. Brookman, J. Dun stan, E. J. T. Harding, T. A. O'Brien, Matthews, L. Murphy, T. A. O'Brien, T. Ryan, L. Sonsie, H. C. Watson, T. Watson, J. Wesley, A. Wrigley, S. J. Mclnerney, A. Lindsey, R. Blakey, J. C. Kinna, C. V. Young. Describing an enjoyable stay in London, Stanton Philp has written an entertaining letter to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Philp, of Wangaratta street. Referring to the excellent treatment Australians receive in England, he writes:-"I was standing in front of the station at Russell square when a nice lady and her two daughters came up and said, 'Are you from Australia?' And when I said 'Yes,' she asked me where I wanted to go. I told her I was just having a look around. Well, she begged me to go with them, and I did so. They took me to Charing Cross, Lester-square, Waterloo, the picture gallery, museum, and then home to tea. They ...
Central Old Boys in Good Financial Position—Mr. W. Staack Again President. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
Central Old Boys in Good Financial Position-Mr. W. Staack Again President. Seventh annual meeting of the Central S.S. Old Boys' Association was held at the Central School. The committee's report, as read by the chairman, dealt with the doings of the association for the preceding 12 months, which include the erection of an honor board, which contains well over 300 names of "old boys" who have enlisted, and is claimed to be the second largest list of any State school in Victoria. In conjunction with Yarra Park, Burnley, Brighton street and Cremorne-street Old Boys' Associations, picture nights were held and returned Richmond soldiers enter tained. The balance-sheet, as read by the treasurer, showed that the association was in a good position financially, the receipts for last year being £112 0/11, expenditure £98 12/6, balance £13 8/5. The assets are appraised at £60. The president (Mr. W. M. Staack) welcomed Old Boy W. J. Brown back from the front, and presented him with a medallion ...
Snapshots Sent to Richmond Soldiers.—More Members Wanted by Local Branch to Carry on Good Work. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
Snapshots Sent to Richmond Sol diers.-More Members Wanted by Local Branch to Carry on Good Work.. Over 1000 snapshots of loved ones have gone forward to Richmond's soldiers at the front as a result of the efforts of the local branch of the Snapshots from Home League.. The league has only been in operation about six months, but its members have been energetic. The Richmond branch is small as to membership, but big in eagerness and earnestness. Any resident who has a camera is in vited to join. If he is only a begin ner other members will assist him, and he will profit thereby. The more experienced he is the better work he will be able to turn out for the troops. That the snapshots are appreciated is evident from many grateful letters from the front. Per sons wishing to join the local branch may do so free of charge by com municating with the hon. secretary, Mr. R. H. Holt, at 75 Fraser-street.
Owners to Provide Lamp and Drivers to Keep Light Showing.—Probable Alteration in Council's Red-Light at-Rear-of-All-Vehicles' Regulation. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
Owners to Provide Lamp and Drivers to Keep Light Showing.-Probable Alteration in Council's Red-Light at-Rear-of-All-Vehicles' Regulation. As stated in the "Guardian" last week, the long and painful after midnight discussion at the previous meeting of the Richmond Council up on Cr. Webber's proposed red light regulation has proved absolutely fu tile. The Hawthorn Tramways Trust had, with a view to minimising the risk of accident, urged the council to draft and bring in a by-law requiring all vehicles to show a red light be hind. Cr. Webber, as a council re presentative on the Trust, attempted to get support, but several members of the council, who are drivers by oc cupation, opposed him. The motion of Cr. Webber made the -owner and not. the driver responsible for the display of the light. Last week we pointed out that such a position was not at all likely to be upheld in any court of law and equity. The propo sal, however was carried, and then, as is usual, submitted to the council's...
Council Will Consider Hotel Owners' Claims for Lower Valuation Owing to Early Closing. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
Council Will Consider Hotel Owners' Claims for Lower Valuation Owing to Early Closing. Twenty-five hotelkeepers in Rich mond have notified their disapproval of the municial valuations on their premises. The Richmond Council ad mits that the new licensing law has seriously affected the position, and not wishing to inflict an injustice, is prepared to meet the hotel-owners, on proper evidence being tendered showing the reduction in rent and, consequently, the depreciation in val uation, if any. The council will con sider such evidence and act accord ingly at the Appeal Court to be held on February 26. Just a little powder on a woman's nose acts as a powerful nerve stimu lant.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
THE FIRST, MOST COMFORTABLE AND MOST POPULAR THEATRE IN RICHMOND. THE NATIONAL, BRIDGE ROAD, Near LENNOX STREET 3MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 20, 21, ARSENE LUPIN (Six-reel Detective Drama by London Film Co..) SILKS AND SATINS (Five-reel Famous Players Drama, featuring Mar guerite Clark). HOME-MADE PIES (Vim Comedy). AUSTRALIAN GAZETTE. PROGRAMME for THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, FEB. 22, 23, 24, Also TOY MATINEE-on SATURDAY, CHARLES CHAPLIN in THE RINK. THE WAIFS (Five-reel Triangle Drama). GIPSY JOE (Two-reel Triangle Comedy). THE MAD MILLIONAIRE (24th Chapter of "Diamond from the Sky"). OUR NAVAL AEROPLANES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN (Topical). ENGLISH GAZETTE. COMING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, FOR THREE NIGHTS ONLY, MY OLD DUTCH. RICHItMOND THEATRE BRIDGE ROAD, CORNER GLEADELL STREET Under the Management of Mr. T. M. HODGES (of the National Theatre). Re-Decorated and Re-Modelled for the Screening of the Best in Filmdom, Including the FAMOUS TRIANGLE PICTURES MONDAY, TUESDAY, WVEDN...
Rees Miller Lodge Now Has £30 Assets for Each Member. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
Rees Miller Lodge Now Has £30 Assets for Each Member. The fortnightly meeting of the Rees Miller Lodge was held on Mono day. A good attendance was presided over by Bro. G. Dcekens. Invitations were received and accepted from Fitzroy and Brunswick branches to attend unveiling of honor-rolls to members on service. A donation was made to a case of distress. The secre tary submitted figures of the society's progress during 1916. It showed that the membership had increased .by 72 and ,the funds by £3940, and the value of the assets now equalled £30 16/4 per member. An interesting dis cussion took place in reference to the percentage of deaths in children, and figures obtained from the Children's Hospital showed-diphtheria 13 per cent. pneumonia 12 per cent, and men inhgitis (various) 32 per cent, which was shown to be much below the re ported and expected rates. One of the members who had seen active ser vice was congratulated on his recent marriage.
Drill Hall to Develop Into Club-room.—Yarra Borderers Hope to Make Their Headquarters a Social Gathering Place. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
Drill Hall to Develop Into Club-room. -Yarra Borderers Hope to Make Their Headquarters a Social Gath ering Place. Officers of the Yarra Borderers have taken a big step in the right di rection. They are entering upon a campaign to change the drill hall from a mere place for the carryng out of military work to a rendezvous and social gathering place for the trainees. The hope is that it will de velop into a club-room. The move ment will be set on foot by a smoke night to be held at an early date. The hall is to be equipped with gymnas tic materials, boxing gloves, single sticks, spring bayonets, rifles for miniature range, etc., and there are prospects of having a billiard table, reading-room and library installed. If sufficient support in the shape of attendance is given, sports will be or ganised, including gymnastics, box ing, wrestling, rifle shooting, quoits, competitions, harriers, cricket, foot ball and other forms of sport or amusement. There will be no charges.
The Cattle King. PREDICTS A "PHENOMENAL YEAR." OLD LOSSES WILL BE WIPED OUT [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
Thme Cattie king. PREDICTS A "PHENOMENAL YEAR." OLD LOSSES WILL BE WIPED OUT Tall, erect, with clear-cut, well preserved features and a pointed beard would be the description that would be given by the average citizen of Mr. Sidney Kid'nan, the cattle king, at present on a visit to Hobart, This is his first visit to Tasmania; nor was his presence abserved at the races on Saturday except by a few people from the mainland. Mr. Kid man was accompanied by Mr. J. M. Peck, the well-known Victorian auc tioneer, who will go with him to King Island, to inspect cattle with a view to the purchase of as many as will fulfil Mr. Kidman's requirements. Mr. Kidman was interviewed by. a reporter, and in discussing the out look in the cattle trade said: "Owing to the drought of 1915 and 1916 I was the biggest loser of cattle in Australia. "The losses on all my stations were more than 70,000 cattle and 50,000 sheep. In one place in South Australia 25,000 cattle died. That was at Innamincka, and at an ...
CONVALESCENTS at the MILITARY HOSPITAL, CAULFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
- CONVAJB~L~Crn-TT8 a~t thae P~'WArm H EQPP7A1L, C~aVLH 1.-Some Members of the Tivoli Company Entertained the Soldiers in the Y.M.C.A. Hall. 2.-Mr. Headon, of the Y.M.C.A., chats with two distinguished patients-on left, Corporal Cavanagh, D.C.M.; in centre, King's Sergeant Reed, V.C., D.C.M. 3.-Jack Cannot and Vera Pearce interested in the patients. 4.-A fine Bowling Green has been established at the Hospital. 5.-The Canteen. E. C. Joshua. Photo.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
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In and Out of School. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
In and Out of School. Myrtle Manley and Allan Murray, lately of Cremorne-street, succeeded at the University examinations in passing the Junior Public examina tion, the last-named obtaining dis tinction in two subjects. .Of the staff, two late members, Mr. Mepham pass ed his first year of arts, being on the honor list for two subjects, and Mr. D. McCance got his first year for the Diploma of Education. Miss Pearce, also one of the staff, passed in the two subjects for which she presented for first year of arts. Two girls, Har riett Jackson and Myrtle Hillard, pass ed for part scholarship in a business college, and Harry Miles qualified for entrance at the University" High I School.
Red Cross Work Goes on in Richmond—Central Ward Creeps up to West In Collections. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
Red Cross Work Goes on in Richmond -Central Ward Creeps up to West in Collections. Red Cross returns for December and January inclusive total £107 6/6. Individual collectors totals, which are, however, no criterion of the relative value of the work performed, some ladies having better financial districts than others, are:-Mrs. Kemp £13 14/8, Mrs. Bradshaw £13 7/4, Mrs. Barcelo £10, Mrs. Dunlop £8 19/, Mrs Owen £6 10/10, Mrs. Lewis £6 8/6, Mrs. 'Burgess £5 12/3, Mrs. Wansley £5 9/7, Mrs. Nestor £5 1/9, Miss eeissel £4 14/-, Miss Bahn £4 13/-, Mrs. Allanson £2 7/2, Mrs. Parker £2 3/8, Mr. Bell £2 3/6, Mrs. Jaggers £2 3/-, Miss Twitchett £1 16/4, Mrs. Curran £1 14/9, Miss Myers £1 13/3, Mrs. Francis '&1 9/9, Miss Snow £1 9/-, Mrs. Lilley £1 7/-, Mrs.. Glad stone £1 3/11, Mrs. Strugnell £1 2/6, Mr. Gaylard £1 2/-, Miss Sweetman £1 0/10, Miss BaineS 11/8. West Ward £39 17/1, Central £36 6/5, South £20 16/7, East £6 10/3, North £3 16/2.
The World Struggle. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
The World Struggle. By Colonel J. S. Lyster in Sydney "Sun." We are all expecting 'great results from the proposed big offensive in the Western grand theatre of war. On what grounds can any living man form such a conclusion? Is it be cause we believe that the Allies have no superiority 1. On the sea. 2. In numbers. 8. In munitions. 4. In' the air. 5. In credit; or is it because we believe that 1. Austro-Germany is short of food. 2. Bulgaria and Turkey are on the verge of bankruptcy. 3. The morale of the enemy armies is seriously affected. An impatient spirit is exhibited, both in leading articles in the press and in views expressed daily by the public, as to the delay in crushing our enemies. It is because we are all in a fog. We don't know the precise strength of the adversaries' armies, the standard of efficiency of the Al lies' armies, or the value of railways to feed and move great masses of men, and the power railways afford to concentrate preponderating strength on any point o...
PRACTICE v. PREACHING. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 February 1917
PRACTICE v. PREACHING. It is easy to sit in the sunshine, And talk to the man in the shade; It is easy to float in a well-equipped b And point out the places to wade. But once we pass into the shadows, We murmur and fret and frown; And our length.- from the bank we shout for a plank, Or throw up our hands and go down. It is easy to sit in your carriage, And counsel the man oh foot; But get -down and walk, ?fidd yoii'll change your talk, As youi feel the nail in your boot. It is -easy to tell: the toiler, How best he can carry -his pack; - But no.one can- rate -a-burdefi's weight Until it has been on :his back. The upcurled moputh of pleasure Can preach of sorrow's worth; But give it a siD, and a wryer lip Was never made on earth. The lives of many are ruined by the fatal error .hat the more one pos. sesses the more one enjoys.