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THE PROPER SPIRIT. CO-OPERATION AND COMRADESHIP BETWEEN EMPLOYES AND EMPLOYERS. WORKERS AT KNITTING MILLS HAVE NOTABLE PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
' HE PROPER SPIRIT. CO-OPERATION AND COMRADE SHIP BETWEEN EMPLOYES AND EMPLOYERS. WORKERS AT KNITTING MILLS HAVE NOTABLE PICNIC. Employes of the Australian Knit ting Mills, Stewart-street, Richmond, held their annual picnic under the happiest auspices last Friday. A special train conveyed the picnickers t. the trysting-ground at Frankston. where everything had been put in readiness for the convenience, enjoy ment and comfort of the large gather ing. In many respects it was a model picnic. The employes were the guests of the firm, not the firm as the guests of the employes. It was a reversal of the usual order of other rrade pic. nics. Each employe received invita tion tickets for railway, luncheon and tea. Liberal prizes for the sport. programme were presented by the firm, by individual directors, or by the chief works-managers. Male married employes received invitation tickets for their wives and children under 10 years of age, and former employes of the firm were also inclu ded in...
Vaudeville and Pictures Prove Magnetic Attraction to Richmond Theatre.—More Bijou Artists and Fine Films To-night. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Vaudeville and Pictures Prove Mag netic Attraction to Richmond Theatre.-More Bijou Artists and Fine Films To-night. Appreciating the enterprise of pre senting vaudeville acts direct from the Bijou in conjunction with pic tures at the Richmond Theatre, large houses have been tae rule throughout the opening week. The redecorated theatre has been the subject of gen eral comment, and it is evidently the intention of the new management to present a sterling entertainment. Here is the vaudeville bill to be submitted up till Wednesday night: ""uno- and Witt (two American boys and a piano), Shipp and Gaffney (patter comedians), and the Belldays. New artists will appear every Satur day night Picture programmes will be main tained at a high standard. A Sister of Six, a gripping Triangle drama, will be screened in the first part of the week. Bessie Love and the Tri angle kiddies present an apuealing picture in this fine story of early Call. fornia. Helen Holmes will be seen in the second insta...
SHEEP ON FARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
SHEEP ON FARMS. Australia is the greatest sheep producing country in the world. The natural conditions are specially fa vorable, and the skill and enterprise of the agriculturists and pastoralists have made the flocks of the continent the largest and the most distinguished for superior qualities. It was for the merino sheep that the climatic con ditions were found to be specially suitable, and consequently flocks of this unrivalled breed were first gen erally established, and by methods of breeding and intelligelit manage ment unequalled, in any other coun try they were brought up to that high standard of quality which has been long demonstrated by the position of Australian wool in the markets of the world. The merino sheep, celebrated for its fine wool, found in the natural pastures of Australia and the open grazing possible under the genial climate condifions favoring its re quirements, and during a long per iod in which markets for mutton were limited other breeds received littl...
WHAT OUR FIGHTING LADS NEED. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
WHAT OUR FIGHTING LADS NEED. We'd be glad of some eatables-cof fee or choc, Or if you prefer it some nice almond rock; Then something to read, just to while away spells, As we lie in the trenches and listen to shells. We'd be glad of a wool cap, or socks, say a pair, Or anything warm that a fellow could wear; Because in the winter the winds, we are told, Are terribly bitter and awfully cold. Something to amuse, such as cards or a game, For the lads at- the front who are making a "name," A mouth-organ-ah! some of these would be fine To accompany the Huns in the "Wacht am Rhine." Be the articles many, or should they be few, We'll be ever so grateful while fight ing for you. -Perth "Sunday Times."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Our Special Selections. Moonee Valley This Afternoon. Hurdlbs. ADMIRAL GRAND. (In his possible, but not probable, absence, place them Benvitas, Caibye and Lumnut.) Two-Year-Old. TENTER. Next: Oriens and Anttoll. High-Weight Handicap. USKA. Next: Bonegilla or Noble Bonanie. Valley Handicap. YANDIL. Next: Maltravers and Hassendene. Plate. SIR IBEX. (In his absence. Bukowina or Merri Dora.),-. Purse. COLCHIS. SNext: WalIwong. Keen Cut Prices at ____ ~MURPHYs S (Late Chynoweth Bros.) 133 SWAN STREET, GCorner Clifton Street It may be that you have never taken the advantage of allow ing us to serve you. We only ask for a trial order, and we are willing to put up with the consequences. We have very special lines in Groceries, that we know a call would be advantageous. +- -++. ;+ : Is Now Proceeding Bargains in Eve y Department Raincoats, Sealete & Fur Coats - Great Variety at ReducedPrices * +++ HAD&C O., SThe Popslar Drapers - Bridge Road Opp. Tows -Hal ,. 4.,? d se-,seeHs...
Richmond Young Woman Elected Chief President of A.W.A.—Musical and Literary Competitions to be Resumed This Year. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Richmond Young Woman Elected Chief President of A.W.A.-Musical and Literary Competitions to be Resumed This Year. The Richmond Branch A.N.A. met at the U.A. Hall, Church-street, on Thursday evening, March 15. Mr. E. Turner (president) occupied the chair. A letter from the Royal Life Saving Society was favorably discussed, and it was decided to assure the society of the full support of the branch. Sym pathetic references were made re the death of the late Mr. Austin Wain wright, who was killed in action, and who for many years acted in the ca pacity of assistant secretary for the association. It was decided that let ters of condolence be sent to the be reaved relatives and to the confer ence at Kerang. Mr. W. G. Jackson alluded in congratulatory terms to the election of Miss M. Grant (secretary Richmond A.W.A.) to the position of chief-president of the A.W.A., and moved, "That the branch send congra tulations to Miss Grant on having at tained the position of chief-president of the A....
OPEN COLUMN. QUARRY TIP CHARGE RESENTED. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
OPEN COLUMN, QUARRY TIP CHARGE RESENTED. (To the Editor.) Sir,-Richmond Council must be after all the money they can get ho'd of. Local carriers and carters have for years been allowed to cart and tip filling in at the South Richmond quar rie'. With many others, I had imag ined that it would be in the interests of the public to have these worked-out quarries and useless holes filled in as speedily as possible. That, however, cannot be so. The counril has now put a tax upon us of 1/- a load if there is the least sign of tin or metal in the load. Why. I do not know. under stand the destructor will not take such loads. Yours, etc., "RATEPAYER and CARTER."
Burnley v. St. George's Road. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Burnley v. St. George's Road. Burnley 103 and seven for 48, closed (W. Hulme 19 and 16, C. Deumer.19). St. George's Road 74 and seven for 32 (R. Jacobs 25, C. Harry 17. A. Pow ell 14 not out; L. Bolton five for 22, including hat trick, A. Twyford four for 9). Burnley won by 29 runs on first in nings. Burnlev play Brunswick Juniors at Brunswick to-day. Players to meet outside Flinders-street station (Eliza beth-street entrance) at 2. Ramblers play Moonee Ponds, catch ine 2 o'rinck train at Richmond sta tion, booking to North Essendon.
Sunday Services. ST. STEPHEN'S . . CHURCH ST. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Sunday Services. ST. STEPHEN'S . CHURCH ST. 11 a.m.-Rev. W. H. Henderson. 11 a.m.-Holy Communion. 7 p.m-Rev. Seafield Deuchar. All Welcome ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S Church of E. Corner of Swan and Burnley Streets. 7.30 a.m.-Holy Communion. 10 a.m.-Matins. 11 a.m.-Choral Eucharist. 7 p.m.-Evensong and War Interces sions. Preacher: Rev. T. H. Rust, M.A. Subject: "The Greatest War." All Heartily Welcome. ST. MATTHIAS', CHURCH ST., NTH. RICHMOND. Services: Sundays: Morning, 11; Evening, 7. Holy Communion, 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays, 11 a.m.; 2nd and 4th, 8 a.m. Eaptisms: Sundays, 4 p.m.; Fridays 2 p.m. Sunday School, 10.15 and 3. CHURCH OF CHRIST, Burnley Street - Burnley. 31 a.m.-Lord's Supper and Sermon. 3 p.m.--Bible School for young & old. 7 p.m.-C. Young. Chart Address, "The New Testament Gospel." - All Welcome. Come Early. RICHMOND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Lennox Street. Anniversary Services, March 25. 11 a.m.-Rev. Ivo E. Bertram, M.A., of Prahran. 7 p.m.-Rev. John Barnaby, M:A.B.D., of...
RICHMOND v. UNIVERSITY. (Second Elevens.) [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
RICHMOND v. UNIVERSITY. (Second Elevens.) Richmond, first innings 222. Uni ersity, first innings, 130. Wells bowled well for Richmond, and secured six wickets for 33; J. Smith two for 12. Following on, Richmond scored 129 for the loss of three wickets (Shep pard 35, Dondey 24, Fox 24, Hart 24 not out, Wells 20 not out). Last Round This Season-Richmond v. Essendon. Firs:s at Richmond. Team: Allan (c.), Ogilvie, L. Smith, Sindrey, Lovie, Richardson, L. Stewart, Rush, P.7vliss, Mackay, Gooley; 12th man, Dondey. R?eonds at Essendon. Team: Wells, Dondey, D. Stewart, Maybury, Fox, McEwan, Mitchell, J. Smith, Hart, Sheppard, Whittle; emergencies, Hill, CJnroy.
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Pcrsonal. The engagement is announced of Miss Cathleen Forbes, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Forbes, "Berch mans," Church-street, Richmond, to Mr. H. S. Baze!ey, A.I.F., Abroad, youngest son of MIr. and Mrs. T. Baze ley, .Tatura, Vic. Very successful picnic of the big Stewart-street knitting mills, as re rorted elsewhere in this issue, recalls that a web of romance is spun around the rise and progress of the knitting industry in Australia. It began in a very unpretentious little place now -overed by the offices of the A.K.M. Ltd. Mr. Thomas Murray, a native of Hawick (Scotland) was the founder. He had been for a few years manager of a factory in Geelong, but previously was engaged in the hosiery industry in Canada, having been an apprentice on the hand-frame to a big firm in his home town. Mr. Murray had not been very long in business in Stewart-st. before he began .to go ahead. The Lane warehouses recognlsed Mr. Mur ray as an expert, and the worth of the...
CRICKET. RICHMOND V. UNIVERSITY. (First Elevens). [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
CRICKET. RICHMOND v. UNIVERSITY. (First Elevens). Richmond continued their match against University, Ogilvie 13 not out and Smith 3 not out facing the Varsity bowlers. Neither of these players, however, added anything to the score. Len. Stewart again batted finely for 55, and Fred Lovie included some nice hits in his score of 26. These were the only Richmond batsmen to get over twenty runs, and the innings closed for 180 runs. University 'won with 46 runs to spare. RICHMOND. First Innings. Total 180 To-day Richmond First Eleven play Essendon at Richmond. Second elevens play at Essendon.
Big Honor Roll of Brighton Street School—Board to be Enlarged and Subscriptions Needed. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Big Honor Roll of Brighton Street School-Board to be Enlarged and Subscriptions Needed. With 72 more names to be inscribed 'n the Honor Roll, the Brighton-street State School Committee have decided zo have the board enlarged. With the additions, the board will contain 211 names, and it is proposed, while the work is beiiig carried out, to provide for 336 names. Funds are needed to complete the board, and subscriptions should be sent to Mr. J. McConchie. Swan-street, or to Mr. C. Allen, 254 Mary-street. At the annual meeting of the com mittee on Wednesday Mr. McConchie was re-elected chairman and Mr. C. Allen secretary. Accounts for repairs amounting to £14 were passed for payment. The school building is giv ing evidence of its age, and the com mittee have had difficulty in keeping within the Department's limited al lowance. A new school or the re modelling and renovation of the pre sent structure is badly needed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
The Best Shirts, Collars and Pyjamas. are called and they are MADE IN RICHMOND. S. _-___ .... Another great = .., SLabor- . Saver ?? l Wash-day work is reduced by . half, and all drudgery is abolished - if the Housewife uses a || ^ GAS-HEATED It is clanly, quick and efficient, saves time and labor I and is a necessary adjunct to every modern home. It means no copper fire to light and coax Into a blaze, no dust, dirt or ashes. You simply light the burner and in 30 minutes the copper is boiling. PRICE, a4 Have a Gas'Copper installed in your Home I Metropolitan Gas Coy. Call and 196 Flinders Street Inspect at the Showrooms r CALL TO-DAY! 'Phone Hawthorn 1946. FOR A GOOD JOB TRY WILLIAM MARTIN, . (Late of F. MOLk), PAINTER, PAPERHANGER and HOUSE DECORATPSI 173 5TAWELL STREET, BUrNLEY. (Near Bell and Co's Match Fact.ervl. Estimates Submitted for General Repairs,. RICi.AD.D FUNEERL ESTABLISHMENT HERBERT KING & NS, UNDERTAKERS AND EMBALMERS LENNOX 3TREET, RICHMOND. BRANCHES-HAWTHOR...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
'I.E FIRST, MOST COMFORTABLE AND MOST POPULAR THEATRE IN RICHMOND. THE NATIONAL, BRIDGE ROAD, Near LENNOX STREET MIONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 27, 28, Marguerite Clark in LITTLE LADY EILEEN (Five-reel Famous Players Drama). THE WEAKER SEX (Five-reel Triangle Drama). BLACK EYES AND BLUE (Two-reel Triangle Comedy). ALLIGATOR HUNT (Cartoon). AUSTRALIAN GAZETTE. A COMPLETE CHANGE of PROGRAMME on THURSDAY will include: Blanche Sweet in THE STORM (a Four-reel Lasky Feature Drama). THE ENEMY (Four-reel Feature by Vitagraph). TORTURE DANCE OF HOWLING DERVISHES (Evans Interest). ENGLISH GAZETTE. CASEY'S DREAM (Comedy). A DEAL WITH DESTINY (29th Chapter of The Diamond from the Sky). CROWN : THEATRE, VICTORIA STREET, NORTH RICHMOND. THIS AFTERNOON at the FREE GIFT FOOTBALL MATINEE: Charlie Chaplin in CHARLIE'S PICNIC (Three Reels). K. Henry Grey in BOOTS AND SADDLES (Five Reels). Maurice Costello in THE CRIMSON STAIN (Two Reels) And PEG O' THE RING. MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, Harry C...
What I Saw at Wavre. A BELGIAN SLAVE RAID. TRAGIC SCENES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
What I Saw at Wavre. A BELGIAN SLAVE RAID. TRAGIC SCENES. By an Eye-Witness. The district of Wavre (Brabant) consists of twenty-two Communes there are 2800 communes in Belgium. The order which summoned at Wavre the entire male population between the ages of 17 and 56, of 22 villages of the district of that name-about 10,000 men-was posted on November 14, and read: Notice. All men, between the ages of 17 and 56 (inclusive) of the commune of - are requested to present themselves on November 15, 1916, at 8 o'clock a.m. (German time), at Wavre mar ket place. The burgomaster should be present. The men concerned should be carrying their identity cards, and in case of need, their meldekarte (card of control). Small hand bag gage will be allowed. Those who fail *to appear will be immediately trans ported without delay, and by force, to the places where they are to work. Besides, they are liable to very heavy 'fines and long imprisonment. Priests, doctors, lawyers, schoolmasters, and profess...
TUFTS OF TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
TUFTS OF TURF. Faces At ti?e Valley to-day, .1 thle Managing Director an ab :),i. Green selling up his stud and the iIiskins proprietary transformed to a c-ub. \Vi:;t is coinig over the racing :.,:.3? Some people who ought to :ov, vc.idently think that something is ioing to happen. Coming events .::] hliir shadows before. M;ight it be that captains of the in :.r circle are apprised of some equin o:!al or other adjectively named gale t,:t i: blowing up in the distance and :-;. approaching over the troubled r: ..;-O rs sea? -..,'." it is that the Government has I ..., .-mittrd byv Parliament to stanrl U1 1) e,:-1'!! I A UU LJYKUL4 aLI.II ULLL LU )LMILU i.:'.:,:,n'ily by as the friend and spon ..: ot le proprietary race-tracks in i::- like the present has puzzled us r,, : i,.g time. l .::ir.;ton, Caulfield, Williamstown ;u.i; ;;,tt well every little club in Ti:- (.::.try are turning over every ;,... of profit they make to the war In such circumstances, no : '.,:!-':,:lned mind can obje...
A BALLAD OF DUCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
SA BALLAD OFl DUCKS. The railway rattled and roared and swung With jolting carriage ..and bumping trucks; The sun, like a billiard red ball, hung In the western sky; and the tireless tongue Of the wild-eyed man in the corner told This terrible tale of the days of old And the party that ought to have kept the ducks. "Well, it ain't all joy bein' 'on the Sland,' With an overdraft that'd knock .you fiat; And the rabbits have pretty well took command; But the hardest thing for a man to stand Is the feller who says, 'Well, I told you so; You should ha' done this way, don't you know' I could lay a bait-for a man-like that. "The grasshoppers struck us in nine ty-one, And what they leave-well, it ain't de luxe; But a growlin', fault-findin' son of a gun Who'd lent some money to stock our run I- said' they'd eaten what grass we had Says he, 'Your management's very bad; You had a right to have kept some ducks.' "To have kept some ducks! And the place was white! Whereirer you went'yeu had to t...