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FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
FOOTBALL. Cricket is now practically over, and in a week or two the more exciting game of football will be all the rage. Locr.l interest is centred in the prospects of the Richmond Football Club, which, by all accounts, is going to do big things this season Secretary Lolise seems to be just the man for the position. When he had charge of Beverley he made things hum. and we all know how the Bevs came to the front. The same energy is charac terising his efforts in regard to the senior club, and if the R.F.C. does' not take a leading position ere the season has far advanced it will not he "Billy's" fault. He's like the | football itself, always on the bounce [ here, there, and everywhere, only unlike the football, he doesn't rest, but is off again trying to pounce upon some likely acquisitioh to the team. Richmond Football Club has perhaps this year the best committee ever it had. and the result should manifest itself later on. The en larged ground and new grand stand (now approaching ...
PACKETS. ETC. Preparation For Post. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
PACKETS. HTO. preparation For Post. Packets may be sent 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 opening must be of the full extent of the end or tide, and the contents must be easy of withdrawal). The cover may bear the sender'# name and address, and the words "packet," "Bample," or "pat tern," 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. Samples of seeds, drugs, 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. 1 Nate.-If the above conditions be not complied with, packets are regarded as Insufficiently paid letters, and charged accordingly.
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. "1 'i For tbe information of our reader* we herewith publish the ftATES FOB PLACES IN VICTORIA. s. d. tetters-Halt-ounce or under . 0 1 " For. every ounce . . 0 2 Express Delivery-For each " letter or packet, not exceed iBir 8ox., for first mile (in ad . Altion to ordinary postage). .04 Vor every additional balf-mue -a*-under . . . . . 0 2 'uate fee 0 1 Jackets - Commercial and printed papers, (maximum f eight 511)8., dimensions not tfi exceed 2ft. in length, 1ft deptk or width), for every 2os. or fraction thereof ... 0 1 Patterns and samples, packet# at merchandise, etc. (maxi mum weight lib!, dimensions not to exceed 2ft in length,. lft in depth or width), rate of postage for. every 2o*.;_or. .""fraction"thereof '. . . Boolts-For every 4os. 'or nil-" ' der, up to 51b#. . ...... 0 1 Newspapers-For each news paper 8 0^4 Newspapers, magazines, and publications not published in the Commonwealth, 2ox.. . . 0 0% Post Cards-each ........ 0 1 Reply Post Gari*-each . -....
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
OEDJNABY TELKGKAMa. Town and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the send ing station, including address and. signature (.not exceeding sixteen words) ........ 0 i Each additional word 0 1 Other places within the State, except town and suburban, including address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 0 8 Bach additional word 0 1 Interstate, i.e., from any one 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 8rams. _u ..>i .>
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Note* may be obtained at auy £o«t Office is Victoria. Tie following are the denominations »f the notes, aiid the poundage or price charged for tbem :-Is., ^d.; la. Cd., JJd; 2B., Id.; 2b. 6d., Id; 3a.; Id.; 3a. 6d., Id.; 4b., Id.; 4s. Cd, Id.; 5s., l&d.; 7a. 6d., 2d.; 10s., 8d.; 10a. 6d, 3d.; 15B., BS.| 20a.. 3d.
A NATURAL SUNDIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
A NATURAL SUNDIAL. What is said to be me largest sun dial in the world is formed by nature' in the Aegean Sea. It is a veritable clock, the hand ot which is formed by the shadow of a promontory which rises three thousand feet above - the water. Near by are a number o£ small islands, and these are touched, one after another, by the pointed shadow. These islands are equal distances apart, and are touched by the shadow hand exactly on the hour. It may be added that sundials are said to be very incorrect timekeepers, but the difference between a sundial and the v" Greenwich time never exceeds sixteen minutes and a half.
Victoria Street [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
Victoria Street It's a pity that Victoria Street (or as it is commonly called Simpson's road) has not a few more energetic spirits like Mr R. Rossborough. He is always on the move for the the progress of the district, but does not receive the support he should- Being a boundary road. -Victoria-street is, so to speak, " no man's . land" Pollingwood can [shift the responsibility on to Rich mond, and Richmond can shift it on to Collingwood. If it were not for Mv Rossborougli, John Allison, Crs Hell, Street and Flevill. and a few others, the place wonld be in a much worse stale than it is, and certainly it is at the present time no credit to either city. In a letter to the Council on Monday evening Mr Rossborougli bombarded that body with a peppery epistle in which he dilated on the nuisance caused by the North wind dust fiend in blowing dust, leaves, papers and debris of all sorts from the numerous side streets into the shops on the Richmond side, and in his naive humorous style wound ...
HOW TO JUDGE CLASSICAL MUSIC. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
HOW TO JUDGE CLASSICAL. MUSIC. By Our Cynic. There is a very simple method by which-oven -the greatest sceptic may ascertain whether a piece of music is good, bad or indifferent. It is as follows. If the music goes, "One, two, three, hop, hop, hop," or "one, ! wo, three, bum, bum, bum," you may Jepend upon it that you are listening 10 unmitigated rubbish. But when you hear music which sounds as i though a number o£ well-arranged | notes were stuck into a barrel and * energetically stirred about like a sort ? ul harmonious oatmeal porridge, then I you may assume that it is a fugue, I and at once compose your features ; into an expression of profound inter est. If, on listening to the music, you fancy the notes are dropping acciden tally on the floor, and from time to time asserting themselves again in a quiet, dreamy sort of way, then the I-iece is probably a nocturno, and noc turnos, as you are aware, are very high-class music indeed. When the notes seem to arrive in truck-loads, an...
Kortlang Benefit. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
KortJang Benefit. wood progress is being made with the benefit arranged in aid of Mr A. Kortlang, who lias been laid up for some time, anci has a yrife and family dependent upon him A Picture Night will be held at the Globe Theatre, . Church street, on Monday evening next. Tickets, 6d and 1 s. "LINSEED COMPOUND." - Tlie 'Stockport Remedy' for Coughs and Colds. Of to years' proven efficacy.
A GUARDED REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
A GUARDED REPLY. It has frequently been noted that the New Englander is \eiy o.v.r.ious in his language, and that he rarely gives a direct answer to a question. A gentleman said to a friend whose ? family were not noted for very active habits "Was not youi father's death very sudden ?° Slowly drawing one hand from his pocket and pulling down his beard, the interrogated cautiously replied **vVaal, rather sudden for him." No man ever forgave a woman for knowing more than lie, and the inoie knowledge the greater the indignation, i At an inn in the country the landlord lias a sign posted up outside his door, " Good beer lor sale here, bat don't take my word for it." . . .
On Public Speakers. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
On Public Speakers. Arnold Bennett, the English novel ist, condemned at a dinner the aver age public speech. "But unconsciously," said Mr. Ben nett, "the former chairman of a vil lage caucus condemned the public speech much more effectively than I could ever do when he arose in a somewhat disorderly meeting and re marked: "Listen, gentlemen, listen. I am not going to make a speech. I've got something to say." A short cut is often a wrong cut.
In Charity's Cause. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
In Charity's Cause. The committee of residents, organised to assist Mrs Ryan, of North street, are doing excellent work. The unfortunate woman's house was condemned as unfit for habitation, and, having no means to effect the necessary repairs, esti mated to cost about £80, Airs Ryan and her family would have been rendered homeless but for the kindness of neighbors and friends. 1 he house is now being practically re-built by Mr Porteous who will, in due course, be paid from the benefit fund now being raised With this object in view, an art union has been arranged. Amongst those who are taking a prominent part in this movement are Messrs M. Joseph (secretary), Jantz Kohl man. T. Lambert, J. Johnson, J. Farrell, J. Kolilman Jun., W. Small, J.Richardson. W. Jones J. Harrigan, and A. Rigg.
Abbotsford Brewery Employees. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
Abbotsford Brewery Employees. The Abbotsford Co Operative Prewery Employees Picnic lust Saturday to Schnapper " Point was one of the most enjoyable outings of the season. The Hygeia con veyed over 1000 employees, with relatives and friends, to the picnic ground, where sports, dancing and other . amusements made the time pass merrily. Mr N. McLean (sec retary) and Mr J. P. Breheny (head \ (brewer) were amongst those : present. Delightful weather pre vailed, and a pleasant time was spent by all,
National Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
National Picture Theatre. - ; Tlie program for Monday; Tues day and Wednesday evenings at the National Theatre will include: Pathe's Australian Gazette, topical ; The Engine Driver's Daughter, drama; Twixt Love and "Fire, comedy ; The Suit at Ten, comedy ; An Equine Hero, drama; Polidor Needs Instruction, comic; Tiflis, scenic; Borlce's Drift, two-reel star drama ; The County Seat War, two reel star drama ; New Singing Pic tures and Electric Bell Selections. On Thursday the programme will be changed, when the latest Sins ing Pictures will be shown, also Klectric Bell Solos, and two special feature dramas, viz., The Suffragette a tw.o reel star drama, and A Million in Jewels, a two reel;star drama. The usual program will be shown on Good Friday night.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
l ON NATURE'S LINES * Beecham's Pills perform their healthful yyork-gently, - K soothingly, yet withal thoroughly, until the whole gf system is benefited. Being perfectly safe for young lg and old and compounded only from the purest and J ' most carefully selected ingredients of vegetable origin, " there is no more satisfactory medicine for a disordered 5 stomach, sluggish liver or irregular action of the £ bowels than | Bieciiaa's Pills 6 Sold everywhere ir. be,-.;;, prUc 10Id. (3C pi!;) ;/!} (56 p:!!s) & 2/9 (168 pills). National Theatre, BRIDGE ROAD, near Lennox Street. The First, Most Comfortable, and Most Popular Theatre in Richmond. Carefully Selected " First Run " Pictures, accompanied by Bright and Sparkling Music, rendered by the National Orchestra, have made the National Theatre the talk of Richmond. Program Changed Every Monday & Thursday. The National is the Coolest Thoatre in the Suburbs. A Tip-Up Chair for Every Patron. floors are all Sloping, thus ensu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
" THE SWAN," Corner if ^ '? CHURCH and SWAN STRKET8, \ SAST RICHMOND. CARLTON XXX and XXXX ALES. Patrons will find every convenience pro vided for them. Counter IjUNCH 11 to 2 daily. BILLIARD SALOON fitted with one of Alcock's beBt tables. TELEPHONE No 2902 Racing results posted promptly t o^.jr . each race. | ESTABLISHED 1853 John Champion, Late B. Baker, Pharmaceutical & Dispensing Chemist, And Surgeon Dentist, 100 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND. TIMBER. TO Q4&H TIMBER YA^DS, Corner Gardner St. also CORNER SWAN and BRIGHTON 8TS" 80UTH RICHMOND. Building Material of every description New and Second-hand-at Seasonable - Flooring, Red Gum, Cement, Lining, Palings, Bricks, Weatherboards, Drain Pipee, Sand, Hardwood, Lime. Builders' Ironmongery Nail*, Hinges, Locks, Galvanized Iron, Ridging and Spouting. T^ad, Paint, Brushes Ironmongery Oil, eto. ddreeses ~*AD, Corner Gardner St. also^ r ' SWAN "and BittGtHTOil." 8TBBBTS (Opposite Monk's, Painter). TELEPHONE 8595. Prices. Mr. F....
ASSOCIATION. April 18th. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
ASSOCIATION. April IStli. North Melb. v. Brighton, at N. Melb. Hawthorn v. Es3endon, at Hawthorn Port Melb. v. Northeote, at P. Melb. Williamstown v. Prahran, at W'towu. Brunswick v. Footscray, at B'swiclc. April 25tli Northeote v. W'instown, at C'ton Park Footscray v. Port Melb., at Footscray. Brighton v. Brunswick, at Brighton. Prahran v. Hawthorn,' at Prahran Essendon v. N. Melb., at Essendon. April 27tli Brunswick v. N. Melb., at Brunswick. Footscray v. Brighton, at Footscray. Port Melb. v. Hawthorn, at Port Melb Northeote v. Prahran, at Crox. Park. Williamstown v. Essendon, at W'town May '2nd Williamstown v. x\ Melb., at W'town. , Essendon v. Brighton, at Essendon.' Hawthorn v. Footscray, at Hawthorn Nortbcote v. Brunswick, at O. Park. Praliran v. N. Melb., -at Toorak Parle. May 9fch Port Melb. v. Prabran, at Port Melb. Footscray y. Essendon, at Footscray. Brighton y. Hawthorn, at Brighton Brunswick v. Winstown., at B'swick. North Melb. y. Nortbcote, at N. Melb May lGth. W'msto...
Central State School Old Boys. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
Central State School Old Bovs On Tuesday next. 7th insfc., at the Richmond Town Hall, the Presi dent of the Central State School Old Boys Association, Dr. David Rosenberg, M.B., Oh B , will deliver a popular lecture on '. The Human Bloo.d," embracing Microscopic Appearance, Fluid Contents, Rela tionship to Lower Animals, and Functions. . All Old Boys are wel come. Tickets admitting lady and gent, may be obtained from the secretary, W. J. Taylor, 28 Lynd liurst street, Richmond.