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All Rights Reserved. VIOLET LISLE; OR, A PEARL BEYOND PRICE. PART 10. CHAPTER XVI. TWENTY THOUSAND POUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
All flights Reserved. VIOLET-LISLE; o R, A PEARL BEYOND PRICE. -? By the Author of "All or Nothing," "Two Keys,."'etc., etc. PART 10. CHAPTER XVI. : TWEiNTY THOUSAND POUNDS. . In all his life Lord Coldenham had never .had such a day as this had been./ He would not have believed :that -"the suffering of another would have ' affected him so much as tbe dumb distress of Violet bad done. If it: had not been for his necessities he would not have persisted in his cruel . course ; but he had carefully weighed his own interests against Violet's happiness and there had been no chance for his victim. With, Violet constantly before him during the day he had needed all his 'strength of purp'ose to remain firm; and there had been little opportunity for thought of any-kind ; but. when he had rid himself of her, and . was ??.driving, hack to the castle, 'he drew, a breath pi relief, and settled him self hack to calmly contemplate the ^Wiole^ affair. He went over "all that had' occurred -his own ac...
REGIMENTALS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
.REGIME NTA1,S. ."You ought to have seen Air. Wil son-when he culled upon .Dolly the other- night,"- remarked-.' Johnny to his sister.'s young "man, who was -ttiking tea .. with the family. ? "I- tell you, lie looked ?: fine- a-sitting. there alongside:- of her. with ?? his arm ... "? . - " J ohnny !"? gasped his sister,- her face the -colour of a boiled lob ster. , " Well, . so' he did,"- persisted Johnny. "He had his-arm--"? ."John !". screamed his mother, frantically. . "Why," whined the boy, "1 was-'' John',"- said his father, sternly, "leave the room !" And Johnny left, crying as he went : . . "I was only going to say that hs had his Army,, cjqgws on."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
LOCAL DIRECTORY. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. \ Tlie Senate is elected by the whuU tate.. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Yarra Electorate - Hon. F. G. .dor, M.P. J STATE PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL .Uelbo.upw East Province.-Hon. A. U'Lellan, M.L.C.; HOH. J. P. Jones, .I L.C. LEGISLATIVE ABSKMBLT. Richmond Electorate.-Mr. E. J. otter, M.L.A. jvbbotsford Elwtornte.-Mr. G. 0. V'nbber, M.L.A. CITY OF RICHMOND. The Richmond City Council meets >u alternate Monday evenings, at the rcwH Hall, at 7.30. COUNCILLORS. . Mayor, Cr Gordon Webber, J. P. WEST WARD. - G. W. Kemp, retires 1914. D. L. Davies. retires 1915 M. Alexander, retires 1916. NORTH WARD. B. Flevill retires 1914. H. H. Bell, retires 1915. J. T. Street, retires 1916. SOUTH WARD. George P. Bcachcroft, retires 1914. W. Burgess, retires 1915. W. VV. Gleadell, retires 1916.. BAST WARD. Arthur A. Fear, retires 1914. C. Morgan, retires 1915. G. -D. O'Connell, retires 1916. CENTRAL WARD.. G. (J. Webber, retires 1914, G. R. Admans, retires 1915...
CLERICAL SLIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 14 March 1914
; CLERICAL SLIPS. One of our best-known bishops has a fund of excellent clerical. stories at his disposal, * although it is seldom that any but his intimate friends are favoured with them. Here are one or two. | A certain preacher, discoursing up i on Bunyan and his work, caused a ' titter among his hearers by exclaim ' ing "In these days, my brethren, we want more Banyans." Another clergyman, pleading ear nestly with hie parishioners for the construction of a cemetery for. their parish, asked them tolconsider "the deplorable condition of thirty thou sand Christian Englishmen living l without Christian burial." Still more curious was this clerical slip. A gentleman said to the minister : "When do you expect to see Deacon . S. again ?" ( "Never," said the reverend gentle i man, KoLemaly ; -"the deacon is in heaven." ,
Richmond City Council. MONDAY, MARCH 16. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 21 March 1914
*-*? Richmond City Council. MONDAY, MARCH 16. ': The , following representatives were present: COUNCILLORS. WARD. G. C. Webber (Mayor) ... Centre G R. Admans ... ... Centre H. Barcelo ... ... ... Centre M- Alexander ... ... West 6. W Kemp West I) L Davies ... : West B Flevill North J. T Street ... '. . North K Bell ... North W Burgess ... ... ... South W. Gleadell ... : South G Beachcroft ... South A. Fear East G. O'Connell... ... East. C. Morgan ... ... ...J East Correspondence. From Prahran Council,, agreeing to a renewal of the lease of the Williams-road and Burnley-street Ferry to J. Nelson.-Agreed to. From Queen's Memorial Hospital Committee, forwarding quarterly notices and statements ; also account for £70 8/-, proportion of expenses for quarter.-Received. From .Alfred Bowley, relative to right-of-way .rear of. Crimea-street. Small part to Mr Nairn's -western boundary to be constructed, and asking Council to do the work by day labor at once, and he will be personally responsi...
Swan Street Tram. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 21 March 1914
Swan Street Tram. The formation of a Tramway I'mst to arrange preliminaries in connection with the proposed Mel bourne to Burwood Electric Tram way via Swan street has been a little too previous to puit the Mel bourne &lt; ity i 'ouncil, for that body declined to follow the example of Richmond. Hawthorn, and Camber well by electing representatives, and sent a letter explaining the reasons. This communication, which was read to the Richmond Council on Monday evening, set out that .'Whilst the City Council recognises that the administration of the principles approved by the four Councils must of imperative necessity be carried out by the Trust without interference, it con siders that such matters of principle as those above mentioned, including as they would the question of financial guarantee by the indi- - vidual Councils, should first be settled by the Councils in agree ment, and the Trust then created to carry them out." The letter also stated that certain information soug...
Burnley Cement Dust Case. VERDICT WITH COSTS AGAINST THE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 21 March 1914
Burnley Cement Dust ;; Case. VERDICT WITH COSTS AGAINST THE COUNCIL. The magistrates (Messrs Vivian Tanner, P.M., and J R. Le Pine, J. P ) who heard the case " Rich mond Council v. David Mitchell," gave their decision on Saturday morning last in favor of defendant, and allowed £22 16/- costs against the Council. The prosecution was instituted by the Council on the complaint of a. number of persons residing in the vicinity of Mitchell's Cement Works, Burnley, who avered that the' cement dust from the works was a source of annoyance, damaging their property, and being prejudical to their health. The evidence pro and con was concluded some weeks b.sck, and it was of BUCIi a con tradictory nature the magistrates decided to visit the locality before giving a decision Owing to Mr Taunt-r's judicial duties taking him away from Melbourne a goxl deal, the visit was delayed until laBt week, when two visits were made, the second one being on a day when a fair wind was blowing, and the works in...
National Picture Theatr [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 21 March 1914
National Picture Theatr The program for Monday, Tues day and Wednesday evenings at the National Theatre will include: Pathe's Australian Gazette, topical ; The Stolen Plans, di ama ; Physical Culture Boy, comic; A. Study in Botany, comic ; Thieves, drama ; Uncanny Mr Grumble, comic ; A Queen's Love, two reel star drama ; Indian Blood two reel Indian drama ; New Singing Pictures also Electric Bell Selections. On Thursday the programme will be changed, when the latest Sina ing Pictures will be shown, also lilectric Bell Solos, and two special feature dramas viz., Alexia's Strategy, a two reel Edison produc tion, and a two reel Vitagraph Bibical story, Daniel in the Lion's Den.
P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 21 March 1914
P.A.F.S. mere was a good attendance at the Loyal Mignonette Lodge P A F S i ladies) on Tuesday even ing. (.)th inst at the lodge mom, Oddfellows' Hall, Church street. All officers were present, the W M., Sister Courtney, iu the chair. One member was initiated, and one pro posed. An invitation was received from Sweet Briar Lodge. Box Hill, to a " Mock Auction." After the transaction, of lodge business, the syllabus item, sing, recite, or pay 3d, caused much amusement, it brought to light unexpected vocal and elocutionary talent on the part of several of the members and enriclied the lodge fund with a few silver pieces On next meeting night. 23rd inst, the lodge will be ! officered by No 27 (males) and a full attendance of both lodges is anticipated.
Dave Smith [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 21 March 1914
Dave Smith Dave Smith, the populai cricketer and footballer, is now able to get about without a stick, the operation performed on his knee by Dr D Kosenberg at Bethesda Hospital having proved successful, and there is every probability that Dave will again be able to wield the willow and shine on the football field in the vigorous manner that charac terised his performances of the past
PARCELS POST WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 21 March 1914
PARCELS POST "WITHIN .VIC TORIA. Limit welgkt, 111b. Limit of size, Ift 6in. in length, or tift In girth and length combined. Postage (to be pre paid by stamps)-lib. or under, (id.; tach extra lb., 3d. The stamp to be affixed to an adhesive label, to be ob tainable at any post office, which label frill be attached to the parcel by the postal receiving officer after he has ascertained the weight Mo parcel will b« accepted unless tally prepaid.
Cooking Competitions [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 21 March 1914
Cooking Competitions There was keen competition at the Richmond Schools Picnic for the prizes awarded by the Red Flag Self-Raising Flour Manufacturers (Billows, Little and Co Lyndhurst street.) The winners were-Best Scones-1, Mrs Vanston, Adarn slreefc. Burnley; 2. Mrs Symons Ehn Grove. Best Plain Cake-1, Mrs Monger, Green-street ; 2nd. Mrs Westlake, Green-street. The judges were - Mesdames Turner, Wilson, and Pollock The Red Flag (now stocked by principal grocers) is one of the best brands of Self Raising Flour obtain able, and, on receiving the prize, one of the successful competitors remarked to Mr Gilfillan, the manager " the woman who could not make good scones and cake with that flour ought to take a course of lessons at a cooking school."
Au Revoir. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 21 March 1914
Aii Revoir. Mr J. Y. (Val) Deane, prominent in football circles, left by tlie Osterly on Wednesday last for a trip to the Old Country. A large assemblage of fnends and well wishers went down to Port Mel bourne to see him off. Amongst these were Mr J. G Membrey, M L A. (his business partner), officers of Metropolitan Amateur Football Association (of which he was secretary), members of Beverley Football Club, Mascottes, and other clubs Val left with the heartiest expressions of all for a pleasant voyage and safe return.
Sunday Afternoon Lectures. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 21 March 1914
Sunday Afternoon Lectures. ' To-morrow afternoon at thj City Reserve Mr Claud Menzies will lecture on " Reform Politics and the Servile State." The health lecture to have been given by Dr. D. Rosenberg on " The Health Problems of Australia" will not be given on 29th inst., as advertised. The Central Execu tive of the Labor Party has intimated to him that it considers the lecture as influencing votes between the day of nomination, 28th inst. and the day-of selection, April 8th. As Cr Webber has spoken twice, and Mr McCrae once, it seems only fair that Dr. Rosenberg should have been giv n an opportunity to speak befare the selection.
PACKETS, ETC. preparation Far Post [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 21 March 1914
PACKETS, ETC. preparation Far 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 aide (if the cover be slit, the opeuing must be of the full extent of the end or aide, and the contents must be easy of withdrawal). The cover may bear the sender'e name and address, and the words "packet," "sample," or "pat tern,," -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. iSamplea of seeds, drugs, etc., which cannot be sent a* open packets, may be enclosed in bags or iKixes, fastened so as to be easily undone and re-fastened. Nate.-If the above conditions be not cemplied with, packet* are regarded us Insufficiently paid letters, end charged accordingly.
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 21 March 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. V For the Information of our reader* we herewith publish the BATES FOR PLACES IN VICTORIA: letters-Half-ounce or under . 0 1 " For every ounce ... 0 2 Express Delivery-For each letter or packet, not exceed ing Soz.. for first mile (in ad dition to ordinary postage) ..04 for every additional half-miie or under 0 2 Late fee 0 1 Packets - Commercial and printed papers (maximum 'eight nibs.. dimensions not tQ exceed 2ft. In length. 1 ft depth or width i. for evprj Zos. or. fraction thereof . . ' Patterns and samples, packets at merchandise, etc. (maxi mum weight lit .dimensions not to exceed 2ft in length, , lft. in depth or width), rate ^St'^of^poatage'-tor~ eTcry !loM. or- . v . fraction thereof . . '. . .. . 0 1 BookB-For every 4ox. or fin-: der, up to 51ba 0 1 Newspaper*-For each newt' paper ...... C 0% Newspapers. magazines. and publications not published In the Commonwealth, 2oi.. . . 0 0*4 Poit Carda-each 0 1 Reply Post Cards-each .... 0 3 Parcel, each extra l...