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Football Fixtures. LEAGUE. April 25th [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
Football Fixtures. LEAGUE. April 25th South Melb. v. University, at M.C.G. Richmond v. St. Kilda, at St. Kilda. Melbourne v. Fitzroy, at Fitzroy. Carlton v. Collingwood, at C'wood. Essendon v. Geelong, at Geelong. May 2ncl Geelong v. South Melb., at South Melb. Richmond y. Fitzroy, at Richmond. Essendon v. University, at E.M.C.G. Carlton v. St. Kilda, at Carlton. Melbourne v. Collingwood, at M.C.G. Alay 9ih Fitzroy v. S. Melb., at Fitzroy. St. Kilda v. Essendon, at St. Kilda. Carlton v. University, at M.C.G. Collingwood v. Richmond, at C'wood. Melbourne v. Geelong, at Geelong, May 16th Collingwood v. Fitzroy, at Fitzroy. Richmond v. Essendon, at E.M.C.G. Melbourne v. St. Kilda, at St. Kilda. University y. Collingwood, at M.C.G. Carlton v. South Melb., at S. Melb. May 23rd Fitzroy v. Carlton, at Carlton. University v. Collingwood, at C'wood. St. .Kilda v. S. Melb., at S.. Melb. Melbourne v. Essendon, at M.C.G. Geelong .v. Richmond, at Richmond. May ?0th ^Fitzroy v. Geelong, _ at Geel...
USEFUL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
"USEFUL INFORMATION. Never, awaken a person who is ill,' even to give him medioine, unless by definite instruction from the physician. Vegetables should not be dishsd too soon, and should be thoroughly drained from water, so as to be crisp and fresh. Camphor is not only most useful for warding off ilia attacks of moths, but it trill also drive away mice, if placed in j cupboards infested with them. , To clean blankets, put two large tea spoonfuls of borax and a pint bowl of soft soap, into a tub of cold water. When these are dissolved, put in the blankets, and let them remain over night. Nert day rub out, and rinse thoroughly in two waters, and hang them to dry. Do not wring them. j Giddiness, or vertigo, i8 always & symptomatic condition, and caused by digestive disturbance, altered conditions of the circulation in the brain, and a variety of other causes, such as malaria, exposure to the sun's rays, hemorrhage, disease of the ear, or organic disease of the brain. Digestive...
VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
VARIETIES, To make the host of things id th« right way is to let things make the best of ua. - Beauty in. a woman is liVe the flowers in spring, but virtue is like the stars in heaven. Do the best you can, and G~tl and your own conscience wili approve, though men condemn. If you can say nothing good of any one, say nothing at all, for in friend ship" as in love we aro of!en happier in our ignorance than, in our kuowledge. Home is next to heaven, and the home that is well ordered, comely, pure and bright is thus heavenly by the agency of woman's heart and woman's hand. A great deal depends upon a man'* courago when he is slandered and tra duced. Weak men are crushed by. de traction, but the brave hold on and suo osed. Times of general calamity and con fusion have been productive of the igreatesb minds. The purest ore comes from the hottest furnace; the brightest lash from the darkest oioud. The days are made on a loom whereof r,he warp and woof are past and futvre time. They are maje...
FINLAND'S ARSENAL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
FINLAND'S ARSENAL. Finland has been called "a land ol schools." Twenty years ago the land had 2S per cent of its population un der tuition. TJleaborg, in the north, which is locally called Oulu, had seven schoola for the upper and middle classe*, and five for the children of the poor. It is in relation to a school for the poor that Harry de Windt tells the following story in his book on Finland. It was related to me by' an Eng lishman who, while passing through Oulu some years ago, made the ac quaintance of a schoolmaster, now deceased. The traveller expressed sur prise that Finland was permitted by Russia to retain her currency. "Russia dare not take it from us," was the schoolmaster's reply. "Dare not! Why, you could not fight Russia!1' "Oh, yes, we could! We make guns, and very big guns, here in Oulu. We have an important foundry. Do you care to see it?" The Englishman followed his host with surprised curiosity until they came to the gates of a large brick building, from which we...
THOSE WHO DO THEIR BEST. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
JHOSE WHO DO THEIR BEST. Ie it not time that the cant of thoM oft-repeated words, "I did my best,*' be upheld to vigorous protest? One trembles to think from how many lips and on how many occasions the phrase has been tendered as justifica tion for .the grossest blunders. Whether used by a bank clerk who can't "add up," or a cook who rviaft the "joint,^"jt constitutes, .tke ktl mark of crass incapability!" and is in variably the final resort of the lazy and incompetent. To really do one'a best iB tke most difficult thing in the world; merely to say om has done It, quite the easiest. Hence the facility with which lazy people "trot out" the words: "Well, I did my best." But what of the incompetents? Surely they, of alt people, should spurn the phrase as they would the Devil, being, as it is, nothing but the admission of a truth that it would pay them to conceal? The point of view of the man' who says to his employer: "I am well aware that my mistake bas involved you in great loss, but...
Charity Vote. RICHMOND LADIES' BENEVOLENT SOCIETY. DISCUSSION IN THE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
Charity Vote. RCHMOND LADIES' BENEVO LENT SOCIETY. DISCUSSION IN THE COUNCIL. There was an extra huge gathering of ratepayers in the Council Chamber on Monday, evening last, drawn, doubtless by the prospect of a lively debate on the Charity vote conse quent ou the Council's proposal to re duce the amount usually donated ro Richmond Ladies' Benevolent Society (£100) to £80, and to give £20 to St. Vincent de Paul's Society, which has not previously participated in the Charity Vote. At a recent meeting of the Public Works Committee, members of the executive of the Ladies' Benovolent Society were heard, and that commit tee summed up the proceedings briefly thus: *The executive of the Richmond &nbsp; Ladies' Benevolent Society, consist ing of Mrs. G. AV. Freeman (presi dent), Miss Willmott (hon. treasurer), and Mrs. Conlon (secretary), were present at the committee meeting, as requested. The Mayor repeated in the presence of the executive of the Richmond Ladies' Benevolent Societ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
LOCAL DIRECTORY. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. The Senate is elected by the whol&lt;? State. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Yarra Electorate - Hon. F. G. Tudor, M.P. .' . * STATE PARMAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Melbourne East Province.-Hon. A. M'Lellan, M.L.C.; Hon. J. P. Jones, M.L.C. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Richmond Electorate.-Mr. E. J. Cotter, M.L.A. .-ibbotsford Electorate.-Mr. G. 0. Webber, M.L.A. CITY OF RICHMOND. The Richmond City Council meets on alternate Monday evenings, at the TCTVH Hall, at 7.30. COUNCILLORS. Mayor, Cr Gordon Webber, J.P. WEST WARD. G. \V. 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. Beachcroft, retires 1914. W. Burgess, retires 1915. W. W. Gleadell, retires 1916. EAST WARB. Arthur A. Fear, retires 1914 O. Morgan, retires 1915. G. D. O'Connell, retires 1916., CENTRAL WARD. G\ (J. Webber, retires 1914. ' G. R. Admans, "ret...
Richmond City Council. MONDAY, MARCH 30 [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 4 April 1914
- Richmond City Council. MONDAY, MARCH 30 The following representatives were present: COUNCILLORS. ' IWARD. Centre Centre Centre West West West North is' orth North South South South East East East G. C. Webber (Major) G. li. Admans .H. ifarcelo ... M. Alexander G; W Kemp . D. L Davies ... ?B. Flevill ... ... J. T. Street. ... v H.Bell .W Burgess ... W. Gleadell ... , ... G Beacheroft A. Fear ... G. O'Uounell.:. ? ../ ? C. 3!organ City Reserve. ' There were four tenders for use of City Reserve for the ensuing football season. - It was resolved that tlie ./ Town Clerk make tlie best arrange ments possible with Richmond Dis trict, . St. Ignatius, and Richmond. Central Clubs. Correspondence. _ Correspondence of a formal nature ?. was received from-Postmaster-Gene Treasurer, Board .of- Health, Met r'ropolitah Board of Works, Tramway's Trust. An. application for registration of premises in Swan-street as a private hospital was referred (o Health Olli cer for report. An application from A...
Druids Easter Bazaar. RICHMOND STALL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 April 1914
Druids Easter Bazaar-. lUc'l-lMOND STALL. TliO Druids Bazaar (iu aid of the \ustin Hospital and Free Kinder rai ten) opened last Saturday ar. the KxhibUims has bei-n largely^ttended. V iui'ing^ihe :>veek. sThe t-.iebmond Stall under;ihu l'r.-sidency of 'Miss Webber ^Acting V.ayoress) anil a. strong . commitlce.' with . Miss \1 tfurjjcss; . lion. secretary. vj.s,. dpinjr good hiiaiuess A lni-ye number.,of articloa both useful and ornamental are . for - disposal, and buyers are nuJhi-rous. Some valuable articles .are to lie had if oil!* is lucky enough by investing a few pence in the ' various art unions. ?..'? The.lton secretary (M iss Biirg'ss) acknowledges with- thanks: the fol .1 owing additional donations - Richmond A.W.A. Lodge. 0-5 0 Mrs Donnelly ... ..-r'>? 0 3 0 Mr Henry Cook ... . 0 2 6 Mr ,T. Winter (Hawtliorn) 0 ? 5 0 Mrs Squire Kemion ... 0 10 6 Mrs Duncan ... ...- 0 '2 6 R. Dan can ... 0 - 2 6 Mr. Gillespie ... 0 5 0 0. H. Maishall, .0 2 6 Miss Ilorau ... ? - ... 0...
Schools and Citizens Excursion. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 April 1914
Schools jWf Citizens Excursion. The following balance-sheet of the recent Richmond Schools & Citizens Excursion has been forwarded for publication: Receipts. Balance from last Picnic £16 15 11. Entertainments (three)... 52 17 3 Donations 35 19 0 Railway Tickets ... 53 9 4 ?Contribution by Mayor 79 5 10 Rebate from Railway De partment ... ... 12 14 8 £251 2 0 Expenditure. Hire"of Theatre..-. ... £16 0 0' .Printing and Advertising 7 8 0 . Hire of Marquee .£... ' 2 11 6 Cartage ... ... ' ... 4 15 - 0 Refreshments- ... ''... 44'18 9 Toys ... . 3 6 11 Merry-Go-Rouiids-'... 8 0 0 Sports Committee Prizes and PeftyCashA/cs 1 3 9 Bags, Timber, & Pianiste . 18 0 Petty Accounts-Secretary .4 9 9 " " Treasurer 0 10 4 Expenses Collecting ... 0 10 i Uailway Commissioners 127 9 1 Bank Charge'' ... ... 0 5 0 Balance in Bank ... 2S 5 11 ; . £251 2 0 "Free Railway Fares to Children. By oversight the following dona tions were omitted from the list published-Mr Curphejr, 10/6; Mr Washfol...
Transfers [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 April 1914
Transfer. Constable W. Leach, for many years Btationed in Richmond Central, and latterly at Burnley, has been transferred' lo the City. This is a well-deserved promotion. Con si able Leach was always a zealous officer whilst doing his duty (at times unpleasant),, and he had the happy knack of doing so in such a manner that he made no enemies.
National Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 April 1914
National Picture Theatre. The program for Monday, Tues day and Wednesday evenings at the National Theatre will include: Pat he's Australian Gazette, topical ; The Man of Destiny, drama; Little Billy's Cousin, comedy; Water Works at Stockholm, scenic; Pedro, the Dog Charmer., comic; An Indian's Honor, drama; Pimple lilopes, comic ; in the Firelight, two reel- feature drama; The Beryl Coronet, three reel "Sherlock Holmes," star drama ; New Singing Pictures and Bell Selections. On Thursday the programme will be changed, when"the latest Sing ing Pictures will be shown, also lilectric Bell Solos, and two special star pictures, viz,"The Masqueraders, two reel drama, and The Blue Hose, two reel drama. . -
Had! [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 April 1914
. Had;! " . A man at times accidently drops across his enemies, who in igno rance give free expression to their views. /Mr Webber, M L.A., had this experience on the day of poll ing _for the Abbotsford selection A young man asked him where, the polling booth was.' "In Simpson's road," replied Mr Webber, "I'm going there." They walked along I ( hurch street, the Btranger beiny ' ignorant of the identity of his com panion, and in the course of con versation he slid " I don't care who gets in so long as they put out that, pup-Webber " " Who do you think has the bestucban.ce ?" asked the member. "Darn'd.if I know, but I'm going to plump against Web ber." was the reply. 'Hullo! Webber, what's your chance?" was the exclamation of a friend who overtook them. A halt for a few seconds to shake hands and ex change a word or two was the stranger's opportunity. He had caught the name " Webber," and it galvanised him into activity, for he glided down a side street, and has not been seen since. "...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 April 1914
BRIDGE BO AD, near Lennox Street. The First, Most Oomfortable^nd Most Pctojilar Theatre in Carefully Selected ." First Rim " ^ctures? 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 >Tc»cional is the Coolest Thoatre in the Suburbs. A Tip-Up Chair for Every Patron.. floors are all Sloping, thus ensuring a good view for all. ? Pictures every evening at 8 sharp. Matinees every Saturday and -j^olidftjr- at 2.30 sharp. Kew Talking and Singing Pictares on Every Programme. POPULAR PRICES ; STbre!s 6CIRCLE Is Children Half Price to all Parts, except on Saturday Seats may be Booked at Faulkner's, opposite Theatre,^ 3d. extra, | Henry Skead General ^Grocer K- 36 CORSAIR S1REET, RICHMOND, Invites YOU to come and know for yourselves his (J Great System of Cash and Credit Combined, Lowest Prices. Best Quality. Tel. 2375 Windsor, . Ash any of our numerous , C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 April 1914
" THE SWAN," Ooraer if ^ OHITRCH and SWAN 8TRKET8 SAST BIOH HOND. . CARLTON XXX and XXXX ALES. Patrons will find every convenience pro vided for them. " CoirNTBtt LUNCH 11 to 2 daily. Billiard SAXOON fitted, with one of Alcock's best tables. TELEPHONE No 2902 Racine results;; posted promptly . after .. each race. ESTABLISHED 18S8 John Champion, Late B, Baker, Pharmaceutical & Dispensing Chemist, And Surgeon Dentist, 100 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND. TIMBER. McConchie's RICHMOND OAJiH TIMBER - \ YARD'S, - BRIDGE RO AT), Corner Gardner 8*. also CORNER SWAN and BRIGHTON 8X8., 8OU1TH RICHMOND. Building Material of every description New and Second-hand-at Reasonable Fnoes. Flooring, Red Gam, Cement, Lining, Palings, Bricks, Weatherboards, Drain Pipee, Sand, Hardwood, Lime. Builders' Ironmongery rJailg, Hinges, Locks, Galvanized Iron, Ridging and Spouting. White Lead, Faint, Brushes Ironmongery Oil, eta. , Note the Addresiee BRIDGE R0AD, 0,)rner Gardner St.. SWAN and BRIGHTON STBBBTS (Op...
P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 April 1914
P.A.F.S. The fortnightly meeting of Dulce of Richmond Lodge, P.A.F.S was held in the lodge room, Foresters' Hall, Swan-street, -on 7th inst.. the W.M-, Bro. Whitehorn, presiding. TheW.M's. from No. 1 and 63 (Bros. .Tones and Cain) visited the lodge, and were heartily welcomed. Correspondence was received from General Secretary re Conference to be held on May 28th One candi date for membership was initiated. The delegate of B Rifle Team re ported score 5552. the principal contributors being Bros. A. Cole 6S, ''rosby 67, Swannack 65, Bell 54 The business terminated early to allow of Indoor .Sports to beheld. Ladies attended in good numbers from Nos. 14 and 21. Boxing matches, egg races, and motor races were held, and exciting finishes witnessed. The syllabus item for Tuesday evening next, 21st inst, is a Social Evening. Loyal Mignonette Lodge P.A.F.S. ? ladies) met at \Ocld fellows' Hall Church street, onr Monday, 6th inst, Sister Courtney. ;WVM.. presiding; Correspondence was receive...
Richmond Australian "Give me the liberty to utter and to argue freely according to conscience above all liberties." SATURDAY, APRIL 18. Current Topics. Central State School Old Boys. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 April 1914
" Give me the liberty to utter 'and- to argue freely according to conscience above all liberties." SA'URDAY, PRIJj 18. current Topics. Central State School Old Boys. On Tuesday, 7th inst, at tbe Kichmond Town Hall, Dr. David Uosenberg, M B. et Cli. Ii" delivered an interesting lecture on '. The Human Blood," and on Thursday, | 9th inst, he, with the secretary, attended Central School and pre sented to the winner (A: K. Goullet) tlje' Old Boys' Jledal for Champion of the School at the Schools' and i itizens' Picnic. Three cheers w«re given for the Old I'oys' Asso ciation as only school boys can give. On Tuesday next, at their club room, rear of 272 Bridge-road, the Central Old Boys entertain Yarra Park Old Boys,.
CHAPTER XXII. LADY MARY WESTALL. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 18 April 1914
CHAPTER XXII. LADY MARY WESTALL. If Violet had been wiser or had been endowed with more guile, she would not. have trusted herself with the man George Simpson, whose eyes dwelt on her with so much boldnesB and admiration ; but she was with out guile herself, and although she Had some hesitation about taking the step suggested by him, she had dis missed it. There was something in the man that inspired her with confidence and she had not yet learned to distrust her instincts. - She permitted him to hand her into a four-whlreler, with a feeling of wonder, perhaps,' but without any doubts troubling her. j " May I sit inside with you ?" he asked with great respect. " Certainly," she answered ; and he j stepped in and closed the door. They rode along in silence for some time ; then Violet said to him : j " What is> the name of the lady you are taking me to ?" He hesitated a moment before an swering, then he said : I "Lady Westall," | He watched her face narrowly as j he spoke ; but he ...