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RATES OF COMMISSION. Money Orders Payable in the Commonwealth. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
BATES OF COMMISSION. Money Orders Payable In the Gwmnen wealth. Any sum not ever £5, Cd.; over £5,1 bit not over £10, Is.; over £10, bat] not over £15, 1*. 6dL; over £15, but not over £20, 2a. Money Order* by Telegraph. To New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, and Perth (Western Australia)-Charge for a message In addition to above rates. |
Kennon and Sons ANNUAL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
Kennon and Sons ANNUAL PICNL The Employees of Messrs J. tCennon and. Sons,' Prop. Ltd, celebrate-1 their 20tli Annual Picnic at Mentone last Saturday, beiug conveyed liitliei* in seventeen drags, and nnmbering over 400 persons "On arrival at eleven o'clock light refreshments were served, after which the sports programme was entered upon, and at the adjourn ment for dinner more than half of the events had been decided. ' The luncheon was a most con vivical'gathering, full justice being done to an excellent repist provided by the caterer, Mr Hayes of Men tone.' ; The following toasts were duly honored : ' The King" and ' The Firm of J. Kennon and Sons. Prop. Ltd" proposed by the chairman, and re sponded to by Mr Squire Ivennon ? Parliament," proposed by Mr H. WV. Plain, responded to by Messrs Tudor, M.P., Cotter and Webber, M's L.A. " Ladies," 1 Visitors," .'Donors ' aud .' Press," proposed by Mr A. Chapman, responded to by Mr Stansworth. During the afternoon dancing was indulged in, ...
Juvenile Concert [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
Juvenile Concert J lie Juvenile-Frolic Night given in the Tmvn, -Hall on 4th inst. by the Richmond Frolic Party and pupils representing the schools of Richmond, in aid of the- Schools' Picnic Fund, was one of.-the prettiest entertain ments ever held in this district. Both from an artistic and financial point of view, the entertainment was a gratify ing success; the hall being filled to its utmost capacity, and many were un able to gain admission. Those clever young performers, the Home Sisters, took a rrominent part in the proceed ings .with sQiigs and dances, and were loudly applauded for their efforts. The mandoline and piano overture by Master and Miss Wilson were highly appreciated. Elsie and Doric Haw Inns. Grace Donaldson, iMyrtle Bren uan," Alice Williams, Elsie .Peterson, Dorne Walton, Florrie Wilson, Emily Hendix, Maisie and Laurel Robertson, l'lorrie Rodger, . Freda King,. and Myrtle -Mauley, in their respective, items, acquitted themselves creditably, and showed talent of...
PACKETS, ETC. Preparation For Post. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
PACKETS, BTO. preparation For Post. rackets may be cent through the 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 side (If the covcr be slit, the opening nust be of the full extent of the end or tide, and the contents must be easy .f withdrawal). The cover may bear the sender's name and address, and the words "packet," "sample," or "pat t«Bv" etc. (as the case may be), " only." Packets may be tied with string, but officers of the department may cut the ?tring to examine the contents, and tie. tke packet up again, isamples of seeds, irugs, etc., which cannot be sent as open packets, may be enclosed in bags or boxes, fastened so as to be easily undone and re-fasteaed. Nate.-If the above conditions bt not esmplied witk, packets are regarded as Insufficiently paid letters, and charged accordingly..
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. For the Information of our reader* are herewith publish the BATES FOR PLACES IN VICTORIA. a. d. tetters-Half-ounce or under . 0 1 " For every ounce ... 0 2 Express Delivery-For each letter or packet, not exceed ing 8ox" for first mile (in ad dition to ordinary postage) ..04 for every additional half-mue or under 0 2 Late fee 0 1 Jackets - Commercial and printed papers (maximum weight 51l)s., dimensions not Ui exceed 2ft. In length, 1ft deptk or width), for every 2oi. or fraction thereof ... 01 Patterns and samples, packets of merchandise, tte. (maxi mum weight lib., dimensions not to exceed 2ft. in length, 1ft In depth or width), rate: of postage for every 2oz. or fraction thereof 0 1 Books-For every 4ox. or un der, up to 61b« 0 1 Newspaper*-For each news paper e on Newspapers, magazines, and publications not published in the Commenwealth, 2o*.. ..00^ Post Cards-each 0 1 Beply Post &lt;2arts-each .... 0 8 Latter Cards-2 for ft 2% Registration fe« ...........
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. Cown and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the send ing station, including address and signature (not exceeding sixteen words) 9 fl Bach additional word ft 1 Other places within the Stats, except town and suburban, Including address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen wordfi) Q 0 Bach additional word 0 1 Interstate, i.e., from any ane State to any other State, in cluding address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 1 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" tele
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Note# may be obtained at any Eoat Office ia Victoria. The following are tlie denominations .f the notes, and tlie poundage or price charged for tlieui :-Is., J/£d.; Is. (kl., ii±; 2B., Id.; 2s. Gd., Id.; 3s., Id.; 38. Bd., Id.; 4s., Id.; 4s. 6&lt;L, Id.; 5s., li&L; 7s. 6d., 2d.; 10s., 2d.; 10«. t>d., 3d.; 15s.. K.; 20s., 3d.
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
ROWING. ? The. ? RichmDnd - Rowing Club were - represented at.the Barwon :Regatta on Saturday by-three crews, who all performed creditably, although they did . not succeed in .gaining first places.. In the Junior Eight Richmond--D. Jenkins; bow, C. Davies, T Jenkins, W. Gray, P. Rodgers A. Girling, C , Grey, '\Y. McEvoy, stroke, 11. Anson, c'ox after a splendid, race with Wen douree -were beaten - by - a -length, Corio Hay a- length and a quarter behind coming third. ^ In the special -Maiden Fours Richmond. ; easily ?' outdistanced Wondoureo. who did not finish.. In their heat witn Mercantile, however, thoy-wore not equal to the occasion, Mercantile .Averc^:.: subsequently beaten by: "orio Bay in fiio ii 'al. r>ichn:o.ni e "ecmd Maiden Four did not. uval;e such a good showing, l/iikd' S olac proving too good for ihem. . ;&lt;-v;As. .Richmond has now a fair number of enthusiastic members and a good fleet of boats, it should not be. long f re tliey take a promin ent place i...
Druids Easter Bazaar RICHMOND STALL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
Druids Easter Bazaar RICHMOND STALL. ?:> The hoi), secretary Richmond Stall, j Druids' Bazaar, in: aid of' Austin Iios- | pital . and . Free Kindergartens,- ac knowledges with thanks the following additional donations: Per Mrs Forbes, Mrs King, 10s. -Per Or Webber, Hon A. McLellan. MLO.,£lls. - : Collected bj' Mrs. D unlop, 4s 6d, Per Miss Hughes, Mr J. ft, Molyneux. gold brooch. . Per Mrs Rosenberg, fruit, Mr Zefctner, 10s Pur -Miss Webber, Mr F. Hagger. goods. , . Per Mis Murray. Mr Theobald, goods ; Mr Chariiian, glasses. Per Mrs Barker, Mr Heavisill. trinket case and cushion;&lt;:? Miss Mulholland, goods. *' Per Mrs Dtmlop, Mr Tevliu, goods Per. Miss (uu-gess, Mr R. War mingliam, goods. On Thursday, 26th inst -' Musical: Evening will be held in Richmond Town Hall ' Ifiaclv person is requested to.-bring an article suitable for 'Jumble. Stall. "A large'attendauce is anticipated to. help along the cause. '
Richmond Caledonian Society [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
Richmond Caledonian Society Riclunoncl .....Caledonian .Society's Concert and . Social, held in the Town Hall, on Monday, 9th March, was in every-way-;successful.' /The?Pipe Band; under Pipe-Major J. Lawson, opened proceedings, after which Mi. C. 11 Ledwaid sang \ciy nicely '"The Star o' Robbie Burns,' .and later on " What Mifflit Have" Been.'' '"The same gen tleman. with Mr:-J.. Wade," rendered that hne duet, Watchman, What of the Night*' '"The Scottish Blue Bells -and " Love-ls^ Waitingv"- .were sweetly rendered -bv Miss Winnie Bradbmy (of - Bendigo). Scottish dances, by pupils of Mr. Jas. William son, were fine. ..exhibitions:-. - Mr. ????A. Douglas, mth his bunch of comicali ties, was very -amusing; .. lie ^appeared aboi.'t half a dozen times, and was still 111 request . -The-Pipe Band gave some veal guid ? selections throughout the evening. .At-the close dancing, was indulged ? -in ---until rn-i-*.o'clock:; ;--^Thc weather seemingly, had 110 effect with the lovers o^ the: light...
National Picture Theatre [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
National Picture Theatre The program Cor Monday,,Tues-. lay and Wednesday evenings at the National Theatre will include:-; Pathe's Australian Gazette, topical ; Explosive " D," drama; Rebecca's Wedding Day, comedy.; The Ser vant Question, comic ; Tweedle ' lam's Vision, comic ; :Tlie Witness to the Will, two reel drama; The Club of the Black Masts, three reel drama ; New Singing Pictures also Electric Bell Selections. , : On Thursday the programme will be changed, when the .latest Sink ing Pictures will be shown, also Electric Bell Solos, and two special feature dramas, viz, The Necklace of Kameses, three reels ; and The Musgrave Ritual, another Sherlock Holmes series.
Nearly Killed by Kindness [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
Nearly Killed by Kindness The? sight of Constable Rogers with a lad in charge, followed by a large.crowd at .the Hampton Picnic on Tuesday afternoon caused the impression that a young rascal had been given in charge for some misdemeanour ; ihe fact was how ever, that' the news having gone round that young Ilyland Leonard, of St. Iguatius School, had rescued :i drowning boy, men, women and children - crowded round-kirn eager to shake hands and congratulate him on his plucky work He" was banged ou the back by those near, ' tapped " on the head by others who couId just reach over, had-;his arms pretty well pulled out of their sockets.with handshaking, and was being jostled to and fro as helpless as a cork-on the waves of a billowy ocean. Constable' Rogers "pushed his way through exclaiming " Let the.' lad alone, you'll kill him be -fcween. you," and forci bly . seizing the boy by the coat collar he brought, him-out of the crowd and landed, him safely in the committee tent, ?where he, w...
Rescued from Drowning [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
Rescued from Drowning Sensation was caused at the School Picnic at Hampton on Tues day when the ne w s went round that a boy was drowned. Mothers immediately looked round for their little ones, and there was a rush of parents to the beach Happily the rumor was ill founded, but had it not been for the prompt action of young Hyland Leonard, aged 13 a pupil of St. Ignatius' School, and the assistance rendered by Mr F. G. Tudor. M.P , there would doubt less have been a fatality. Young Leonard swam towards -what hie thought was a pair of bathing trunks floating in the water.- but found that it was the unconscious form of a boy floating face down wards. He immediately ? sang out for help and pulled the body into" shallow water. Foremost amongst, the crowd that hastened to the spot was Mr Tudor.. who, is President of the Royal Victorian Life Saving Society, and lie. im mediately put into operation .his knowledge cf first aid principles A great crowd immediately sur rounded the group, but C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
National Theatre, BRIDGE BO AD, neat Leanox Street. The First, Most Comfortable, and Most Popular Theatre in Richmond. Carefully Selected;:" Jj'irst Pain" Pictures, accompanied by ? Bright and Sparkling' Music, rendered by the National Orchestra, have made the National Theatre the talk of Richmond. ram Changed Every Monday & Thursday. The National is the Coolest Tlioatre in'the Suburbs. A Tip-Up Chair J'or Every Patron. floors are all Sloping, thus ensuring a good view for all. Pictures every evening at 8 sharp. f Matinees every Saturday and Holiday at 2.30 sharp. New Talking and Singing Pictures on.Every Programme. POPULAR PRICES I STDRESS 6CIKCLE IS Children Half Price to all Parts, except on Saturday Nights. Seats may be Booked at Faulkner's, opposite Theatre, 3d. extra, ".I | Henry Skead || General Grocer CORSAIR STREET, RICHMOND, I & 36 «J4 Invites YOV to come and * |tj Ivnow for yourselves his Great System of Cash and tjj Credit Combined. Lowest Prices. Best fi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
Always Use Good Ink ?Wiltshire's Inks .have a reputation of 36 years' standing behind them. They embody all that is essential in a perfect Ink, being Fare Fluid, Non- - Corrosive and Permanent. Sold by leading tationera everywhere- Refuse Snbatitntei J "THE SWAN," Corner cf OI3UKCH and SWAN STREETS. SAST BIOHMOND. CARLTON XXX and XXXX ALES. Patrons will find every convenience pro vided for them. COUNTER LUNCH 11 to 2 daily. ' BILLIARD SALOON fitted with one of Alcook's best tables. TELEPHONE No 2902 Racing results posted promptly after each race. " ESTABLISHED 1853 John Champion, Late B. Baker, Pharmaceutical & Dispensing Chemist, , And Surgeon Dentist, 100 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND. T IMB1B. TIMBER. McConchie's RICHMOND CJAsH TIMBER YARDS, BRI DGE ROAD, Corner Gardner St. bIbo CORNKK SWAN and BRIGHTON STS" SOUTH RICHMOND. . Building Material of every description New and Second-hand-at Reasonable Prices. Flooring, Red Gum, Cement, Lining, Palings, Bricks, Weatherboards, Drain Pi...
LADIES' COLUMN. FOR BUSY HOUSEWIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
LADIES' COLUMN. FOR BUSY HOUSKWIVKS. Beetles can be exterminated-from any 100111 if the . place they infest is sprinkled with ; groundborax mixed with common brown sugar. To keep the witter fresh" and sweet in vases of cut flowers, add to it a i small, hit of sugar.- This:is success-1 [ ful even in the case of "such blooms as wallflowers. | ^Ixlk is very "apt to burn and dam age the saucepan when put on to boil. This may be pre vented by I 2'itising out the saucepan with cold I water before putting in the milk. ? When polishing knives it is a good pla-n to hold the board to the lire a few minutes before beginning, as i knives obtain a. gienter brillianc\ on | a warm board than on a cold one. |_ covered, with boiling water | and, allowed to: stand for fi\ e min utes are. more, nourishing" and easily I digested than eggs placed in boiling water and allowed to boil quickly for three minutes. : Tf^'ou. have any. palms, remember that-lhe lo.ues ought to be sponged once a week with,lukewa...
P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
I r.A.n\s. The Duke of-: Richmond ???Lodge." P.A.F.S., met at "the .Lodge.; room, foresters' . Hall, : Swan-streetv on Tuesday evening last.' All oflicers present. Bro. Witehorn, W.M , preV, siding, Three new members -were initiated. In response to request from Footscray Lodge for three ielegates ro proposed Quoit Tournament, Bros. Lowe and Riddjj were appointed After the trail': suction of Lodgo business a bowling, .natch, Married v. Single,- took' place, and after an exciting finish, victory rested with the Married, -.cam Two members who had not visited the Lodge for some time were warmly..welcomed.-... The item on syllabus for next Lodge niglit, iltli insfc, is a Shooting. Match. On 23rd inst NTo. 27 will officer No. 13 Lodge (Ladies) at Oddfellows' ETall.
Moving Pictures Taken at Night. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
Moving Pictures Taken at Night. r ^Taking -moving ..'"pictures, at night would seem iilmust impossible, espe cially.:- /would :it .seem impossible to the skilled photogiaohei,* lot e\eiy phoLographer knows . that atter-tlark a pictuie has to be made by flash light, and flashlight is just what its name-- indicates, a great but sud den flush i)l light. To ^tuku moving pictures there must ' he a continual lighL and how, to' secure a sustained light 01 suili cient ? brightness to take a moving picture, that is,, an extremely long -time-exposureawhile the fHm. is be-: ing'-run through the camera before the opened shuttei of the lens, is a problem. ' This has been done, however, > ac coidmg to-_;'The inventing Age," which says that it came about thioUch a hustling committee 111 -Kansas City'' whichdesired, to -ad vertise their city thoroughly, -and wanted to add to their municipal lame by, perpetuating a mammoth night "parade ,i.to be held there -llur-. ing"*-a cei tain" festival. \ A ...
Richmond Australian "Give me the liberty to utter and to argue freely according to conscience above all liberties." SATURDAY, MARCH 14 Current Topics [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
[trhmuuil J^uslraliai( " Give me the liberty to utter and to argue freely according la conscience above all liberties SA rjjRDA Y, M > RCI1 1-1 Current Topics '1 lie Council's grant to the'boys of otith Battalion- is being made good use of The epuipmerit of the Band is now nearly complete, drums and fifes having being pur chased, and a tutor engaged. The lads hope in six months time-to be in marching order, with a first-class bind. i The whole of- the School Commit tees in this district have now been elected, as follows: Central. - 1-fon. A. M'.LeIlan, M..L.C., and Messrs. .B.- JFlevill/ H. A. Schooling, J. B. M'Donald, R. Patter son, G. Whitchurst, and .W. 'J. Taylor. Yarra-v- Park.-A: Farthing; M.L.A., H. Fiaser, L,. B. Pope, W. Painter, W. D. Allman, W. Lewis, Mrs. Tur ner. Brighton-strect.x - Messrs. / Allan, Blakely, J. M'Coiichier-Rcseigh, Ro berts; and Mesdames - Allan and Wal lin. Burnley. -. Messrs; Green, Tudor; Worledge, Smith, Taylor, Cadwell, and Mrs. Thompson. North...