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Limerick v. Healesville. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
Limerick v. Healesville. Members of the Healesville C.C. will visit Richmond to-day, when they will be received by Mr. Jewell, M.L.A. (acting on behalf of Mr. Cotter, M.L.A., who is in Sydney) and officers of the Limerick Club. They will Inspect Bell and Co's match factory and also Abbotsford Brewery. In the afternoon a cricket match will be played at Yarra Park, and in the evening the visitors will be entertained at dinner by the Limericks, and afterwards at a smoke concert.
'IS PIPE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
'IS PIPE. You're not as 'andsome as you was, Old Pipe, if truth be told, but we ain't parting just becos you're black, and worn, and old. I'm not in many, many ways the cove I used to be, and ain't a-flatter ing when I says you're stronger now than me. You cost a bob at first, may be; you ain't no fancy touch-but, there, you're worth as much as me. and that, Gawd knows, ain't much We draw'd together from the fust. We knows each other's ways; and you're a pal as I can trust - that's something nowadays. She gave yer to me, my old gal my gal wot used to be. What 'appy times we had, old pal, eh?-'er, and you, and me! 4 Times lightly passed, like 'arf a ounce of 'bacca peerless drawn an' blown away; they all amounts to somethink when they're gone. She says-"Yer won't forgit me, Bill! I knows yer; I can tell; but sometimes of a evening, will you act I'm there as well? And when you're smokin' quiet will you talk to me? Be cos I might be very near you, Bill." Sup-possin' now she was! She's ...
THE BITTEREST BEER. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
THE BITTEREST BEER. An unimportant temperance asso-, ciation was formed in Victoria about three years ago. For six months the inhabitants were almost entirely un aware of its existence. Then, with a bound, it sprang suddenly into pub iicity. Wilh the idea of ascertaining first hand the way in-which the enemy of mankind was made a deputation from the association waited on the manager of one of the big breweries and re quested to be shown over it. The manager, a genial sort of person, agreed, and the deputation, headed by this official and the secretary of the association, set out for the works. For nearly an hour they walked around examining the, various con trivances. At last they reached the big vat con taining the largest, brew which the establishment was capable .of putting forth. Across it lay a narrow plank.. The manager led the way. Right in the middle he paused to point out something. The secretary, as he turn ed to look, slipped, and plunged head. long into a couple of thous...
FORCE OF HABIT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
FORCE OF HABIT. Nurs-c: "Now, Tommy, I have writ ten your letter for you. Is there any thinii ele you want me to say? 'To1my: Well, p'r'aps you'd better add, 'i'lease excuse bad writin' and spellin'," and then I think it ought to do.--"Windsor Magazine." 'Twas the night before New Year's, And the man of the house Was writing his "Resolves" 'Neatli the eye of his spouse. No smoking, no drinking, Ilis lodge hours curtailed; As he looked the list over I!is fate he bewailed. "*I I live up to this standard It's plain to be seen, I'1l be wanted in Heaven In 1i17." 'New York Town Topics."
Balmain v. Myrtle. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
Balmain v. Myrtle. Myrtle 82 and three for 70 (Abber ton 29 and 26, Smith 21, Sutton 18, Dagon 12 not out; Coleman four for 32, J. Hewett three for 9). Balmain 196 (Sinclair 76, White head 45 not out, Harris 21, Hewett 21, Sundries 20). Balmain meet Northcote District to day in the semi-final on the Albert Cricket Ground. Players and support ers to be at Richmond station at 2.
Mascottes v. St. Kilda. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
Mascottes v. St. Kilda. South St. Kilda 112. Mascottes 87 (J. Harrod 23 not out). Thus Frank Browne:-For some time there has been some talk between W. Ryan and Bill Whealan (two mem bers of the Mascottes) as to whose team is the better. The day has now arrived when the matter can be thrashed out, and a large crowd of Mascottes and supporters will to-day go to Carruin by the 1.45 train to wit ness this great event. Tommy Heifer man has prepared a first-class wicket, and "special" umpires have been en gaged. After the match the Richmond Druids, who are visiting the Chelsea Lodge, will give a musical evening.
A BOXING CLASSIC. HERB McCOY IS SENSATIONALLY DEFEATED. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
A BOXING CLASSIC. HERB McCOY IS SENSATIONALLY DEFEATED. The second indicators had complet ed nineteen revolutions on the four dials of the electrically operated time keeper; the round-recorder below had faithfully executed its four-minute movement until the numeral "20" an nounced the specific term of the con test; and the unseen hand of unrelent ing and unreturning time had filched all but nineteen of the scheduled sec onds that stood between the starting and ceasing warnings of the automatic gong that calls for, and receives, such rigid obedience from those who con tract to engage in combat. The con testants, bodies glistening with per spiration, faces slightly and health fully flushed, eyes and limbs alert. stood up to each other and exchanged blows that brimmed over with judg ment and scientific precision. Specta tors were heard in every direction speculating as to the verdict-it would be a draw! McCoy was the winner! Edwards was the winner! Neither man had been off his feet dur...
Presentations at Druids' Social.—Iceni Lodge Hold Pleasant Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
Presentations at Druids' Social. Iceni Lodge Hold Pleasant Even ing. Presentations were the order of the night at the meeting of the Iceni Druids held in the Foresters' Hall on Saturday. Bro. J Bartlett, who has twice held the chair on this oc casion, occupying office for 12 months, was made the recipient of a handsome clock. The presentation was made by Bro. H. Cook, P.D.P., at the request 6f the D.P., Bro. R. Smith wick. The following also received presentations from the Syllabus Com mittee:-Bro. Fowler, set of spoons and shaving set; Bro. J. Parker, pipe; Bro. H. Cook, shaving set; Bro. S. Pontin, junr., pipe; Bro. Burnside, pipe; Bro. H. McCarthy, wallet. A musical programme and dancing followed. Among the visitors were G V.P. Bro. Reedy, G. Treas. Bro. Whiteaway, P:D.P. Bro. Davis (Gwa lia), P.D.P. Bro. Thompson (Olive Leaf). Bro. Pescia, on behalf of the lodge, thanked all present, and asked I for their assistance in making it the most enjoyable evening ever held by the Druids...
RICHMOND v. UNIVERSITY. Second Elevens. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
RICHMOND v. UNIVERSITY. Second Elevens. Richmond won the toss and decided to bat. J. Smith and Mitchell gave the side a good start and the fair total of 222 was reached before the last wicket fell. Dondey (57), Mitch ell (34), J. Smith (34), Maybury (30) and Wells (21) batted well. Univer sity in their initial attempt with the bat have lost three wickets for 18 runs (Wells two for 11, Hart one for 0).
CRICKET. RICHMOND v. UNIVERSITY. First Elevens at Sydney Road. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
CRICKET. RICHMOND v. UNIVERSITY. First Elevens at Sydney Road. Commencing at the University Oval, the students won the toss and elected to bat. Richmond bowlers made a good start, and when five wickets had fallen for 4 runs it looked as If the score would be very small. However, Eltham and Park stopped the rot, and put on 96 runs for the sixth wicket. Park batted right through Univer sity's innings, finishing up with the fine score of 107, of which 40 were from boundary hits. Richardson field ed splendidly for Richmond, the catch by which Shugg was sent to the pa vilion being a beauty. Sindrey got four wickets for 65 runs, and Smith three for 37. Richmond have just commenced their innings and have 18 runs on the board without loss of a wicket. UNIVERSITY-First Innings. Stephens, c Richardson, b Sindrey 13 Rush, l.b.w., Sindrey ........ 4 Saltau, b Smith ............ 2 Just, c Lovie, b Smith ........ 0 Farmer, s'pd. Ogilvie. b Sindrey .. 5 Park, c Smith, b Lovie ........ 107 Fltham, ...
Richmond A.N.A. v. Mulgrave. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
Richmond A.N.A. v. Mulgrave. Richmond A.N.A. visited Mulgrave, and, though defeated, had the best outing for the season. Mulgrave 153 (J. Temple two for 28, H. McIntosh two for 14). A.N.A. 56 (E. Gregory 20, G. Graham 11). Natives play Court Robin Hood to day at Lilydale Cricket Ground. Train leaves Flinders-street at 1.20, not stop ping this side of Box Hill.
"BONZER" PRIEST'S RETURN. FATHER HEARN COMES BACK FROM THE WAR. HEART-THROB WELCOME IN ST. IGNATIUS' HALL. HIS STORY OF GALLIPOLI. AN IMMENSE AUDIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
"BONZER" PRIEST'S RETURN. FATHER HEARN COMES BACK FROM THE WAR. HEART-THROB WELCOME IN ST. IGNATIUS' HALL. HIS STORY OF GALLIPOLI. AN IMMENSE AUDIENCE. Hale and hearty after two years' service on three fronts as a chap- lain, Father Joseph Hearn bowed his acknowledgments of the applause of nearly 1200 people in the St. Igna- tius' Hall on Wednesday evening. A mighty "welcome" was written across the sea of faces. Cheers mingled with applause, and Father Hearn stood on the edge of the platform and smiled and blushed and waved for silence, and blushed again. But the applause continued. It was a wel- come to gladden the heart of any man. It was not only as a priest but as a man the audience cheers him. They had knowledge of his work at the front here. He has been awarded the Military Medal. The majority of the gathering consisted of his parish- ioners - but there were many others. It was quite the largest audience that has assembled in St. Ignatius' Hall, and the most enthusiastic. Ever...
Notes from the Churches. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
Notes from the Churches. The Methodist Conference has ap nointed the Rev. R. A. Taylor now of South Richmond, to be superintendent of the Richmond Circuit, in succes sion to the Rev. T. B. Reed, who be comes superintendent of the Coburg Circuit. The Rev. Alfred E. Wellard, of Bendigo, succeeds the Rev. R. A. Taylor. The appointments take ef- fect on the third Sunday in April. A patriotic service commemorative of the death of Private Arthur Andrew (who was recently killed in France) will be held in the Burnley ,Methodist Church next Sunday evening at 7. The gospel service at the Church of Christ, Burnley-street, to-morrow, Is of special interest. The minister will deliver a chart address on the Restora tinn mrrnement. Beryl Griffiths, a sweet-voiced singer of nine years, will be the soloist. The service will be bright and impressive.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 17 March 1917
IN MEMORIAM. "In loving memory of , who passed away on 27th of Novem ber, 1915. After worldly cares, Heavenly rest. From his Wife and Family." -"Bromyard News and Record." Mr. Brown, an old resident, of Ho bart, explains how many years ago he got a terrible fright one day when being shaved in a barber's shop. In those days some of the barbers were not too punctual in the matter of paying rent, and an odd one occasion ally left the city without attending to this formality. On the morning that Mr. Brown received his fright the bar ber seemed a little restless, and he paused twice during the lathering operation to go and look into the street, on the second occasion of which he locked the door. No sooner &nbsp; had the barber begun to shave his &nbsp; customer than a knock came to the door. "Keep quiet," hissed the barber, as he brandished the razor in his hand, "not a word, on your life." Poor Mr. Brown thought that his last moment had come, and he had &nbsp; al...
Many Attractions Are Added to Globe Bills.—Chaplin, Triangles and Billie Burke to be Shown. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Many Attractions Are Added to Globe Bills.-Chaplin, Triangles and Bil lie Burke to be Shown. Welcome news for Globe patrons is provided by the announcement that an arrangement has been made for :he screening of Chaplin-Mutual films. One will be shown monthly, 3ommencing with Easy Street, to be presented shortly. Revivals will also be given of the various Chaplin-Mu tual films which have already been released. Mollie King in The Boomerang and Charlie Chaplin as The Floorwalker will be submitted for the last times this afternoon and evening. Bessie Love, in A Sister of Six, should prove a. strong attraction on Monday. It is a stirring story of Cali fornia in 1860, when the Mexicans had an exciting time. The acting of the Triangle kiddies is a notable fea ture. A warm reception should be accorded to Sid Chaplin in The Sub marine Pirates. This is undoubtedly one of the most diverting, clever and ambitious farce comedies to date. The Dumb Genius will be the star on Thursday. The film is ...
Not For Him. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Not-For Him. Fifty-seven grown-ups and three juveniles recently gathered in Plod. mere's village hall to hear what a lec turer had to say on the subject of optimism. The visitor was full of wisdom and sage advice. "Don't look on the black side," he declaimed: "Cultivate the happy heart and the smiling face. Smile at misfortune and difficulties; smile whilst you play, and always go smil ing about your business." A mournful-looking gentleman, wearing grey whiskers, shook his head in disagreement. "Do you doubt me, friend?" asked the lecturer. The sad one nodded. "Give the smiling face a trial for a week." Another shake of the head came from the gloomy man. "Dussn't risk it, mister," he answered, in hollow tones. "I be undertaker in these parts, an' there's a hepidemic on. Fancy me with a face like a chessy cat's walkin' afore funerals!" Any nice bachelor who is weary of. - teaching girls to breast the dreamy deep could now win their admiration by giving them much-needed tuition in how...