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Punished Enough. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
Punished Enough. "Charlie, Charlie, there's a burglar in the house!" cried Mrs. Jamieson to her husband. "A burglar!" exclaimed Charlie, jumping out of led. "I'll soon settle his game!" - Hle seized the poker and went quiet ly downstairs. Five minutes later he returned. "Well," said his wife, "have you settled him?" "No," replied Charlie, "I didn't do anything to him. Poor fellow! You see, I went down and caught sight of him in the kitchen helping himself to a slice of that pudding you made for our dinner." "But you will telephone to the police station?" interrupted his wife. "Police-station be hanged; I'm go ing to ring up the nearest hospital!" Hortense: '"Papa is so pensive to day. Perhaps he is wondering how he will get along without us. after we are married." . Helen: "More likely he is wonder ing how he will get along with us un til we are." MIagistrate (to prisoner) : "How big was the stone-you threw; was it as - big as my head?" Prisoner (smiling): "Yes, your wor- ship, but ...
The Night March. Spring, 1917. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
The Night March. . By H. S. H.'' " :Spring) 1917, r· Impgine yourself in a small vilage in Norfh France--just one .obblid. street,~ flanked. oi. either.- side by mean bifick cottages, more than one bearing the inscriptioii "Estaminet, or "Debit de Boissons." The churchl stands at a corner, it has been a fine building in its time, large anil hand some, one would think belyoid the wealth or nieedso of the villagers:. It stands to-day desidate, roofaess,. ag emptry -'shell. The great doorway- the. door is no more?-is barricaded, the Wvindows -contain --shattered rem nants of stained glass,- within all is a crumbling and blackened :ruin." ,Early in the war the Germans e4re through this village. The villagers will: tell yoti how- the Boches burnt their dead, with the village .church at their funeral, pyre. It is late on a spring afternoon. The: sky. is low.ering and the wind 'gusty" and cold. A° faint, butunmirstakea'bl& boqming,. as Of.,f waves :on the. sea shore, strikes on the...
More Time for Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
More Time for Cricket. Taking full advantage of the extra hour, it has been arranged that the game between the Burnley and Min erva clubs, at Richmond Park to-day, shall begin at 2.15 and stumps will not be drawn until 7.15. Burnley Club will hold a meeting at Presby terian Church on Monday evening at 8 o'clock.
Fed Up. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
- .. . ·. :- . S- Fed Up. He was oneiof those awfilly quiet lovers. He loved the girl` iith the fury of a smelting furnace :but the words he'd..uttered during a tull even ing's courtship could have gone on a penny postage stamp. They were. sitting on thle plush couch as was their wont, fron 9.30 to good-night tinie, Gladys doing all the talking and Percy making "gad eyes." "I am really your pwnest and only, eh, Percy?" she queried. Percy nodedd, and sighedl reassur ingly. "You never really lovedT another. girl?" A shake of the head anll another heart-felt sigh. . . "I'm fchock-full of inimperfectioins, dearest."' Percy heaved a sigh once more:': "But love is blind, isn't it, dear,?' A nod this time. . "Well," she cried, as. her stook of patience was exhausted, "I don't mind it being blind, but for goodness sake, Percy, don't make it speechless,"
V.J.C.A.—First Grade. Richmond City v. Middle Park. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
V.J.C.A.-First Grade. Richmond City v, Middle Park. This match was played at Middle Park on February 17. On account of Win-the-War Day it was confined to one day, each team batting an hour and three-quarters. City had first use of the wicket, closing their innings with seven down for 109 (G. Pearson 27, J. Taylor 23, P. Rees 15, T. Ford 2 for 20, R. Allison 1 for 12, J. Gibson 2 for 32). MIiddle Park, with 128, won by 19 runs (F. Park 35, A. Pentland 21, U. Pinsent 13, J. Gibson 11, G. Drew 3? for 12, D Rosenberg 1 for 2, R. Campbell 1 for 4, G. Pearson 2 for 27, J. Hook 1 for 16, F. Parrett 1 for 43. To-day City play South Melbourne Footballers at South MIelbourne. City players are requested to catch the 2.35 train to Middle Park.
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Personal. Richmond in front. Taking a'lead ing part in the Win-the-War proces sion on Saturday was Miss Ida Buller, elder daughter of Mr. George Buller, of the State Recruiting Staff, and Mrs. Buller, of Miller-street. Miss Buller, who personated "Belgium" in the tab leau "Belgium To-morrow," has been a prominent member of the physical culture classes of Messrs. Weber and Rice, and two years ago won the first prize for best physical culture girl This year the honor was bestowed on her sister, Miss Gladys Buller. The Bullers are one of the oldest and most respected of Richmond families. The grandparents of the girls were among the very first residents of this dis trict, and their father, who gained a high position on the dramatic stage in the days when George Coppin was king, has many interesting reminis cences of his boyhood in South Rich mond. He lived with his parents in a tent here 63 years ago, and has lived within a quarter of a mile of the same place ever s...
CRICKET. RICHMOND v. PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
CRICKET. RICHMOND v. PRAHRAN. Teams for to-day:--First Eleven. Allan (c.), Gooley, Rush, L. Smith, Dondey, Bayliss, Lovie, Stewart, Rich. ardson, Ogilvie, Sindrey; 12th man, Wells. Second Eleven.-Wells, Sheppard, J. Smith, Whittle, Hart, Hill, McEw~an, Maybury, Weate, Conroy, Dickson; emergencies Fox and Davies. As this match is a one-day match. players are requested to be punctual, so that play may commence at 2 o'clock sharp.
Chivalry of Richmond Council Not Yet Dead—Gym. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
Chivalry of Richmond Council Not Yet Dead-Gym. Girls Will Stay On and Be Admitted at Any Age. By a single vote the Richmond Council on Monday night decided that the age of members of the ladies' classes at the municipal gymnasium should not be limited. Thereby the young women who have pioneered the success of the "gym," are saved from the ignominy of being, metaphorically, "driven from home." The wide pub licity that has been gained by the gym. seems to have been too much altogether for some councillors. It has been a case of "gym., gym., gym.," ever since with them. There was another debate on the subject at the council meeting on Monday night. The gymnasium com mittee had submitted a new set of regulations. It was provided that the maximum age for the boys' classes be fixed at 18 years, and that no age limil be placed on the lady members. Here was room for a fine old argument. Cr. Joyce and others wanted the age of the girls pinned down to 18, the same as the boys, or, alternative...
(From Our Special Correspondent at Havre). [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
(From Our-Special Correspondent at Havre). "What Frenchman has not met more than once in Paris, or in one of our ,big- cities, one of those fine big fellows wearing the uniform and equipment of the British soldier, but distinguished from the British by a khaki felt hat with wide brim, famil iarised by the Boers? Taller than the average Frenchman, square shouldered, with keen glance and frank e.pression, tanned skin, eyes sometimes almond-shaped, a type in which the Indian blood runs with ours,' riding horses from his earliest infancy, hardened to fatigue, reck iess in. battles-suich is the -'Australian soldier, one of 'the best soldiers in. the world. His bravery, specially feared by the enemyi has won'him a special 'place in the course of this War. Let us briefly -ecall-his great deeds. "The- first division sent by Austria lia to help France, at the end of 1914, was. used in the defence of Egypt and the Suez Canal. These horsemen par excellence have render ed invaluable service in ...
Richmond Council Meeting Comes to Sudden Full Stop—Appearance of Red Light Regulations Send Councillors Off to Bed. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
Richmond Council Meeting Comes to Sudden Full Stop-Appearance of Red Light Regulations Send Coun cillors Off to Bed. With a business paper greatly ex ceeding the size of the usual sheet in front of them, councillors began pro ceedings early at the fortnightly meet ing in the town hall on Monday night. First of all they were engaged in committee examining tenders for addi tional electric lights in the municipal gymnasium. Then they trooped into the council chamber. It was quite un usual for the meeting to open without Cr. Kemp being present. He arrived at a later stage. The list of inward correspondence was also a long one 33 letters being numbered on the agenda paper. Only a few of them were of any public interest, but the majority of them called for some at tention or remark, and it all took time. A number of residents of the Yarraberg end of the East Ward were in attendance to hear the fate of the application by J. Kennon and Sons for permission to erect a fellmongery establishmen...
HOW THEY VOTED. AUSTRALIANS ON ACTIVE SERVICE. ARTICLE IN FRENCH PAPER REPUBLISHED. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
HOW THEY VOTED. AUSTRALIANS ON ACTIVE SERVICE. ARTICLE IN FRENCH PAPER REPUBLISHED. Arthur Pearson, formerly of Miller street, now on active service in France, forwarded a letter to the 'C-uardian" which was published last issue. He also enclosed a cutting from a French newspaper describing how our soldiers voted on the Con scription Referendum. It is very evi dent that the subject aroused great interest in the Republic; and our read ers .will doubtless find interest also in reading the following translation. The article, it should be understood, is from the Havre correspondent to a newspaper published in a northern province of France: The correspon dent declares that a majority of sol .iers voted against conscription, and he may or-may not be misinformed.
Soldiers' Children Interested as Takings at Street Stall are Counted—Success of Bridge Road Stand. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
Soldiers' Children Interested as Tak ings at Street Stall are Counted Success of Bridge Road Stand. "Some of that money is going to help buy thifigs for my daddy, isn't it, lady?" Two children, a boy and girl, hold ing each other's hands, stood outside the special Win-the-War stall, in Bridge-road, after the day's work was over last Friday. Mrs. F. Mitchell stop ped short in her count of the day's takings as she heard the child's in quiry. She, too, asked a question. "Who is your daddy?" she queried. The younger child, with her first crop of flaxen curls crowning her head, looked up at her proudly. "Our dad dy's been at the war since it began," she said. The full profits from this one stall were £35. Its success must be high ly gratifying to the ladies who assist ed. Mrs. Mitchell has not been able to get the names of all those who con tributed to the stocking of the stall, but she takes this opportunity of re turning thanks to all. Raffles, which were conducted by Mrs. Macdonald (T...
Metro Masterpieces at the Globe—William S. Hart in Western Drama on Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
Metro Masterpieces at the Globe William S. Hart in Western Drama on Thursday. Globe audiences will be afforded their final opportunities of seeing In the Hands of the Law this afternoon and evening. It is a. powerful produc tion. Coming on Monday is The Wager. It is a big Metro production in 5000 feet, and features Harold Lockwood and May Allison. WTith these popular players, a gripping plot and handsome settings, it will be seen that the pic ture is one of more than average merit. The Arm of the Law is tile title of a story of modern American life, which is also billed, and there is a full supporting programme. In The Darkening Trail, William S. Hart, the strong-jawed western actor, has a part to suit his talents. It is a first-class production in every way. The Crimson Stain MIystery is amongst the other attractions. Stolen Triumphs and The Reward are big coming features.
Council Concentrates. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
Council Concentrates. The tender of H. Dunning, 29 Crown-street, at £9 10/-, for addi tional electric lights at the gymnas ium was accepted. More glare for the girls. Richmond Council agreed with St. Kilda and other municipalities re garding proposal to compel motor car drivers to pass tram-cars on one side only. Keep to the right. Mr. W. Reseigh submitted balance sheet (receipts £9, expenses nil) of patriotic conceit recently given in Town Hall by Cremorne Sunday school. "Very satisfactory," agreed the council. Honor to whom honor is due. Council employes were granted an extra half-holiday for more sports meeting. If business interferes with your pleasure, give up - . Board of Public Health pointed out dhnger of persons suffering, from measles travelling in trams, trains, and public conveyances, and asking for council's views. Richmond always provides a free ambulance waggon for cases of infectious disease. There are moments when one needs to be alone. P. Hughes suggested that fenc...
Pat's Idea. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
Pat's Idea. .:. Irishman, more patriotic than clev r, enlisted in a regiment with the intention 5f becoming a gallant sol dier. The fencing instructor had ex perienced rather a difficult job in the matter of explaining to him the vari ous ways of using the sword. "Now," he said, "how would you use the sword if your opponent reinted?" "Bedad," said Pat, "I'd just tickle him with the point to see if he was shamming."
WIN-THE-WAR PAGEANT IN MELBOURNE STREETS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
I L ···I : . · · .- -- 1 - - - - - I ; ~~P~~-'iF~S~~`oa~Jv~~i~~ ~9L4~b~S1~·~.~'~9P~i? H~ ~4~C~1~Eeb~~~~iGi~ ~iaiPt~E~CBI~, SIix Miles Long, the Procession was an Impressive Spectacle. I' ~ cenies Outside: the Mel1bourn Oricket Grornd. 1 (1) Mr D. Mackiinon Appeals for Volunteers. (2) The Broken Column Decked with Laurel Leaves. Io THEsu TA ABAUX. I adieis of 1h~e Pupl Cos--~The cYachsren Appeal.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 3 March 1917
'HE FIRST, MOST COMFORTABLE AND MOST POPULAR THEATRE IN RICHMOND. THE NATIONAL, BRIDGE ROAD, Near LENNOX STREET MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 6, 7, THE BEGGAR OF CAWNPORE (Five-reel Triangle Drama). THE REWARD OF PATIENCE (Five-reel Famous Players Drama). THE DANGER GIRL (Two-reel Triangle Comedy). AUSTRALIAN GAZETTE. THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, Also Toy Matinee on Saturday, ARMSTRONG'S WIFE (Five-reel Lasky Drama). VERA THE MEDIUM (Five-reel Selig Drama), THE GARDEN OF THE GODS (26th Chapter of Diamond from the Sky). WATER CURE (Vim Comedy). ENGLISH GAZETTE. NEXT TO TOWN HALL CHARLES BARRETT, Manager. 2000 Seats One Price-SSIXPENCE. Last Two Nights of the Great Fox Film, LITTLEB MISS HAPPINESS Featuring that beautiful and dainty actress, Jean Caprice. ALL NEXT WEEK, COMMENCING MONDAY, MARCH 5, "WI-IERE ARE MY CHILDREN?" TO BE FOLLOWED BY THE MIRACLE OF LIFE. THE DIVINITY OF MOTHERHOOD. COMING: ANNETTE KELLERMANN in A DAUGHTER OF THE GODS. GLOBE TIHIATJE CHlIURCH ST. Big Star...