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Richmond Recruiting Committee Busy.—Novel Suggestions Adopted and New Helpers Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 10 March 1917
Richmond Recruiting Committep Busy.-Novel Suggestions Adopted and New Helpers Wanted. Activity is being displayed by the Richmond Recruiting Committee. On the suggestion of Mr. E. J. Cotter, M.L.A., Labor platforms during the forthcoming elections will be avail able for recruiting sergeants. They will be invited to make appeals. A novel suggestion has been adopted in connection with church choirs. They will be requested after certain practice nights to go out into the open, on platforms or in the road way, and continue their singing. When a crowd gathers, the music will be replaced by the insistent ap peal of war as voiced by the return ed men, who know what they are talking about. If the choirs could be prevailed upon to sing ragtime they would probably gather a bigger and more suitable audience. But the thought brings a smile. An appeal has been issued by the central executive through the sub committees for assistance for the lo cal committees. Richmond residents who are prepared ...
Recruiting Pictures to be Presented at Globe.—Free Performance on Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 10 March 1917
Recruiting Pictures to be Presented at Globe.-Free Performance on Wednesday Evening. There -will be a special entertain ment at the Globe on Wednesday evening under the auspices of the State Recruiting Committee. War dramas by Pathe Freres and the Am algamated Pictures will be shown, and there will be a number of other official recruiting films. The pictures are instinct with dramatic interest and should attract a crowded audi ence. There will be no charge for admission. The bill for Monday and Tuesday is headed by The Stolen Triumph, a 5000ft. Metro. .wonder-play. It tells of the composer of an opera who has his success stolen from him, but who wins it back and is avenged in a no vel manner. A Voice From the Sea, a mystery story, will be the second star. On Thursday the big attraction will be The Reward. It is a picture which will keep the attention of. the audi ence riveted upon the screen. The Crimson Stain Mystery will be brought to an unexpected and start ling conclusion in the...
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 10 March 1917
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Personal. Frank Goodman, a Lennox-street boy, now at the Government Printing Office, Fiji, is finding life fairly dull in the land of dusky maidens, big ban anas and milky cocoanuts. He is at Suva. "There is one main street and two picture shows, and if you don't go too much on the movies there are only the three 'R's' left for you. Stay home and read or write. White folk have the dress circle to themselves at the pictures. It costs them 1/6. The i natives sit elsewhere and are charged 6d. There are a good many Indians here-some of them in business. We are in the warm months at present, but in another month we will be put ting an extra blanket on the bed." Mr. William Hillard had enough troubles of his own when somebody who was not aware of such circum stances asked him to interest himself in a case that called for all the help that could and can be given. Mr. Hil lard had just lost his wife and the mother of his two children. Now he was informed that the Grim Re...
A.N.A. v. Ragtime. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 10 March 1917
A.N.A. v. Ragtime. Richmond A.N.A. Ramblers had an enjoyable game with the Ragtime Club at Survey Paddock. Scores: A.N.A. eight for 111 (G. Graham 24, J Yule 15). Ragtime 55 (J. Smith 37). Ramblers play Mulgrave to-day. Drag leaves Richmond Town Hall at 1.30, Swan Hotel at 1.40. Afternoon tea provided.
LABOR'S BUST-UP. ROWDY MEETING OF RICHMOND LEAGUE. OLD SECRETARY RESIGNS. NEW BRANCH OF LABOR COUNCIL TO BE FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 10 March 1917
LABOR'S BUST-UP. ROWDY MEETING OF RICHMOND LEAGUE. OLD SECRETARY RESIGNS. NEW BRANCH OF LABOR COUNCIL TO BE FORMED. Intrigue, bickerings and quarrels are not confined to the Federal Par liament. The meeting of the Rich mond branch of the :Political Labor Council on Tuesday nigh't was the rowdiest on record. Anathemas were hurled at anyone and everyone, and in the midst of proceedings the sec retary, Mr. G. Vesper, handed a sheet of paper to the presi dent, Cr. H. Bell. It is un derstood to have been his resigna tion. This pioneer of the Labor movement was disgusted! He did not want longer to have his name as sociated with the branch for which he has dolle so much. So were other old Labor leaders. It has aever been the aim of this paper to offend against good taste. We refuse to print ' some of the epithets hurled around the appropriately enough named_ Oddfellows' Hall. Old Labor leaders who have the good of their movement at heart could not long tolerate the position into which they...
Sports Programme Arranged for Schools' and Citizens' Picnic—Next Meeting of Committee on Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 10 March 1917
Sports Programme Arranged for Schools' and Citizens' Pignic-Next Meeting of Committee on Thursday. Preparations for the Schools' and Citizens' Picnic were advanced at a well-attended meeting of the commit tee held on Thursday at the town hall. The" sports committee reported that they had prepared the pro gramme. There will be twelve races for boys and eight for girls, and the prizes will include several from old boys' associations and school commit tees. There will also be races for citizens. Hot water and milk will be provided free.- The next meeting of the committee will be held at the town hall on Thursday, when all citi zens who can assist are invited.
Final Screening of Where Are My Children at Barrett's Cinema—Pictures of Council Employes' Sports and Another Big Problem Play Next Week. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 10 March 1917
Final Screening of Where Are My Children at Barrett's Cinema Pictures of Council Employes' Sports and Another Big Problem Play Next Week. Much interest has been aroused at Barrett's Cinema Theatre, Bridge road. by the screening of Where Are My Children? The big problem play has been drawing audiences which tax the commodious seating accommoda tion. It will be given its final presen tation on Saturday night. Though this star might well be called an even ing's entertainment in itself, anothel feature is also presented. William Farnum is seen in A Man of Sorrow. Commencing on Monday, a local film of interest will be shown depict ing the sports .meeting held on the City Reserve by the Council employes. It was taken especially for Mr. Bar rett. The principal dramatic offering will be The Divinity of Motherhood, or The Miracle of Life. It handles a big subject in a clearly candid man ner and compels interest.
Annual Meeting of Football Club to Be on Monday Before Easter—Roll of Honor for the Bigger Game. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 10 March 1917
Annual Meeting of Football Club to Be on Monday Before Easter- Roll of Honor for the Bigger Game. Richmond Football Club will hold the annual meeting on Monday night, April 3. That much has been de- cided. As to whether football will be played is another question. The committee of the Richmond Club has decided in favor, but there is a move- ment on the part of some other clubs, which did not play last year, having for its object an embargo by the League upon any clubs holding com- petition games. The League will con- sider the position next Friday night. Mr. W. A. Maybury presided over a meeting of the Richmond committee on Tuesday evening. Consideration was given to the report and balance sheet, and arrangements made for the annual meeting. It will be held in the Pavilion, under the grand-stand. It is not expected that the attendance will be a large one. In honor of the players and old players of the Richmond Club who have enlisted-some of them have fallen-an appropriate roll of ho...
"Calling, Calling for Help" RICHMOND SOLDIER, WITH HONORS THICK UPON HIM, PLEADS FOR REINFORCEMENTS. INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A NATION'S HEROES. HOW XMAS WAS SPENT IN THE HOSPITALS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 10 March 1917
"Calling, Calling for Help" RICHMOND SOLDIER, WITH HONORS THICK UPON HIM, PLEADS FOR REINFORCEMENTS. INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A NATION'S HEROES. HOW XMAS WAS SPENT IN THE HOSPITALS. Richmond's casualties this week in clude: Killed in Action. Privates W. Giles, A. R. Hitchins, J. J. Smith, T. Clarke. Died of Wounds. Private A. W. Nagle. Wounded. Sergeant W. R. MacGregor, Privates E. L. Kohls, J. Luke, F. J. Lawler, Corporal A. E. Whitehorn. Enlistments from Richmond this week include:-J. A. Wharton, H. V. Coleman, N. Anderson, J. C. Robert son, C. G. Small, C. McKenna, R. J. McGuinness, E. A. Henley, A. Rob erts, Wi. B. Brown, J. G.. Clark, H. Hale, J. H. Lee, L. S. McConnell, E. T. Palmer, W. N. Pello . Tragic loss has come on the mother of three Burnley sons who marched bravely away when the war call sounded. Mrs. A. Clarke, now of 38 Charles-street, but formerly of Cutter street, Burnley, lost her son, William B. Clarke, killed in action, only a few months ago. He was 23 years of ...
Unexpected, But Welcome. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
Unexpected, But ,Welcome. That canniest of all the Scots, Mr. Andrew Carnegie, is credited with a funny story concerning two of his compatriots who, when staying at a third-rate hotel in London, discover ed that the washstand in their bed room was minus soap. After ringing the bell an attend ant appeared and asked their wishes. "Sen' up sape, lad; a wee bit sape, quick!" exclaimed one of the Cale donians. The attendant gazed open-mouthed at the two men, muttering, "They ain't Frenchies, nor Eytalians, nor yet Spanish. What can they want?" The Scot became angry. "MLon," he thundered, "can ye no understand plain Scotch?" The attendant promptly withdrew and returned with a bottle and two glasses. More than sixty thousand people are engaged in the match-making in dustry, not including anxious moth ers and meddlesome .neighbors. Archbishop Ryan, a popular Catho lic dignitary in America was visiting a small parish in a mining district one day for the purpose of administering confirmation,...
UNDER THE UNION JACK [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
UNDER THE UNION JACK Mrs. Mf. Shapcott, 61 Rowena-par., has received a cheery letter from her brother Tom, giving an account of his Christmas in hospital at Birmingham. He writes:-"We woke on Christmas morning later than usual and had a cup of tea and biscuits in bed. At the bottom of my bed hung a stocking, and it was filled with tobacco, a cigar ette case and chocolate, from the hos pital staff. There was also a fair sized box from the Australian Red Cross containing 50 cigarettes, a ,writ ing pad, a large tin of sweets and a few other little things. The Austra lian Red Cross have treated me well, and are a fine body. They should be supported. It was just like being kids again to see all the chaps in bed with their stockings, and the snow outside gave it a very 'Christmassy' appear ance. We finally got up and began our day of festivities with a fine breakfast. The mail arrived and I re ceived two small parcels, one contain ing 50 cigarettes and a few cigars, the other a pair of kh...
Dunlap's Quest. I. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
Dunlap's Quest. By G. E. Lord. : I. "It -is no use; I cannot pay. I would gladly be free if I could, but everything has been against me. My wife's long illness; the suspension of that rubber company-temporary, I hope; my boy's' college expenses-" "And debts," interposed the other. James Murray winced. He had be lieved that a secret. Even his wife did not know. "The lad has promised amend ment. I have given him another chance," he retorted. ."Good resolutions pave the way to "Stop! I have faith in my boy. He has made a good start." "Meanwhile, I must wait for my money, while you adjust your affairs and carry on as usual?" "How can I make any change now, when my wife is on the high road to recovery? Once let her suspect, and all the good would be undone." "That is beside the question," came callously. "My money I must and will have, or-its equivalent." "Equivalent?" "You ' have a pretty daughter-I may say, a charming daughter." It was like a physical blow. "You surely don't mean- You ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
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Billie Burke's Frocks. HER FAVORITE DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
Billie Burke's Frocks. HER FAVORITE DRESS. "One of the most pleasant tasks of my career," writes Marion Grey, film critic of the New York "Stage Maga zine," "was an assignment to interview Billie Burke and the frocks she wore in Gloria's Romance. Next to the charming little star the thousands of women who saw the films were most interested in the wonderful dresses she clothed her dainty self in. Whether the scene was a reception at Rector's, a sleigh ride over snow banked roads, on the sands at Palm Beach, the golf-links, or her own bou doir,. Gloria of the story, whose father is a "millionaire, had to be clad in the latest vogue. "The preliminaries attendant on a visit to the great and famous disposed of, I at last was in the Gloria room of Miss Burke's home on the Hudson. It was filled with mementoes of the months spent in making the pictures. Photographs, bric-a-brac and odd bits of furniture which she had fancied had been presented to her by . Mr. Kleine. There were several huge...
Yarra Borderers' Night Out.—Smoke Social Next Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
Yarra Borderers' Night Out.--Smoke Social Next Thursday. Attention is again directed to the smoke social to be. given to the men of the Yarra Borderers at the Drill Hall on Thursday next at 8 p.m. Ar rangements are well in hand, and an enioyable evening is promised to all who attend. All officers and non commissioned officers attending the smoke social must wear uniform. A common fault among children is that of self-evcuse. If reproved for idleness, untidiness, or other childish failings, the excuse is often ready. This is a bad habit, which, if not checked, is apt to degenerate into nintrnthfulness . and the lie becomes as easy as the excuse.
WILSON'S JOB. About the Powers and Privileges of an American President. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
WILSON'S JOB. About the Powers and Privileges of an American President. The President of the United States enjoys far greater- power and exer cises a Wider freedom of action than any constitutional monarch. .By virtue of his office he is com mander-in-chief of the military and naval forces of the country, and in the event of war this gives him im mense and almost unlimited power. At the time of the American Civil War, for instance, President Lincoln was absolute dictator as to the move ments and disposition of the troops, appointed and removed commanders as he chose, and, without waiting for the approval of Congress, declared -the famous blockade of the ports of the Southern States. While Congress alone can declare -war, the President could make such a declaration practically inevitable by ordering certain movements of troops. The President .might also bring about war by taking the serious step of Sdismissing a foreign ambassador, :which he has full power to do. He cannot, however, ...