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Robins v. A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Robins v. A.N.A. A.N.A. six for 100 (C. Young 26 not out, G. Graham 19, J. Yule 16 not out; A. HIooper three for 15). Robins six for 104 (King 42, C. Hall 25, Daniels 14 not out, W. Budge 10, Hooper 10). Robins won by four runs. Robins play A. Lewis' Lennox XI. on Robins' ground to-day.
Notes from the Churches. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Notes from the Churches. The Church of Christ, Burnley-st., is making progress under the capable leadership of Mr C. Young. He cornm menced his second year at Burnley this month, and, notwithstanding that he has only been doing part-time ser vice, splendid results are shown. One hundred new scholars have been add ed to the Bible school, the income of the church has more than doubled, and the congregations likewise. The church has been completely renovated and the future programme includes the establishment of a club for the young people of the district.
Reason of Revolt PROSPERITY AND DISCONTENT. PROMISES NOT HONORED. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Reason of Revolt PROSPERITY AND D!SCONTENT. PROMISES NOT HONORED. Regarding the unrest which has only now burst into open revolt, Mau rice Baring, writing in March, 1914, in his book, "The Mainsprings of Rus sia," said:- a There has perhaps never been a period when Russia was more ma terially prosperous than at the pre sent moment, or when the great ma jority of the people seemed to have so little obvious cause for discon tent; and yet-it would be futile to deny it-unmistakable signs of dis content exist. Seeds of discontent have been sown, and are every day being sown broad cast, and unless their early shoots are uprooted in time, it is difficult to imagine that they will not bear mo mentous fruit in the future, however distant such a future may be. Whereupon the casual inquirer would probably ask a further ques tion: "If the Russian people are dis contented, why are they discontented? What are these seeds of discontent? WThence do they come? And are their grievances substantial or...
Parson Tales. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Parson Tales. Some good "parson stories" are told in Mr William T. Palmer's "Old Yarns of E~nglish Lakeland." In one parish the people when they arrived at the church door found it shut. The clerk blandly announced: "This is to give notice that there will be no service in this church for a matter of four weeks, as the parson's best hen has setten herself in the pulpit." -It was a blind parson who halted in the middle of his reading to ask, when -a farmer clattered, down- the. little church' in his--iron-shod clogs, "Wha's that come in?" "It's Dan Mossop, of -Fell End," "Afoot or on:horsebaok?" - Late-comers went in with care after that.
A Mystery Man NICHOLAS SUMMED UP. CURSED, HATED AND LOVED. MORAL CONGLOMERATE DEFIES ASSAY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
A Mystery Man NICHOLAS SUMMED UP. CURSED, HATED AND LOVED. MORAL CONGLOMERATE DEFIES ASSAY. In "Russia and the World," written in 1915 by Stephen Graham, the well known war correspondent with the Russian army, an endeavor is made to make a psychological analysis of the Czar Nicholas: When the Czar came to the throne he showed himself to be an idealist, even a Utopian idealist, by his pas sionate efforts for the establishment of universal peace. The cause of peace was chiefly associated with the name of the Czar. It was strange that this great absolute monarch should as sociate himself with the cause dearest of all to democrats and Liberals, Strange that he should be the col league of men like W. T. Stead and Andrew Carnegie. Many said that the Czar was not sincere. The sar castic and cynical found Nicholas de livered wholly to their untender mercy when at last, owing to non acceptance of Japanese demands, war broke out between Russia and Japan. But a worse denial of ideals was to fo...
Peace Man's Fight "ADDRESSES" THE GERMANS. BOMBS IN TIGHT CORNER. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Peace Man's Fight "ADDRESSES" THE GERMANS. BOMBS IN TIGHT CORNER. In an amusing letter from the front a soldier describes how a "peace man" fought with great bravery, defeating the enemy when he found he could not lake any other course. "A mate of mine from Swansea fought like a cartload of devils out for a night," he writes. "At home he was a Socialist. Used to bawl a lot at the street corners about the Broth erhood of Man, and all that. Says I to him in a chaffing way, 'There's a lot of your German brothers in that dug-out there. Would you like to go and spout to them?' 'Yes,' he replied, and picked up an armful of bombs. I looked at him and smiled. 'You needn't smile,' he said. 'This is the only kind of spouting that I can do now.' He went forward and sent a bomb crashing into the dug-out. A volley came back in reply. The So cialist chap threw back for all he was worth. Half-a-dozen Huns came rush ing out. One of them made -for me. "The other five had a fancy for the peace and br...
Richmond Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Richmond Rifle Club. F. iMorton headed the list in the shoot for the P.L.B. and Campbell tro phies, ten shots at 300 yards. F. Mor ton (2) 50, W. T. Smith (3) 48, A. Smith (4) 48, W. Jones (5) 47, D. Dun lop (8) 47, R. Lowe (2) 46, J. Sadler (4) 46, A. Hayes (6) 46, H. Irwin (4) 45, R. Fraser (4) 45. Though Richmond's score (427) was rather low, they defeated Prahran (423). Richmond have so far won every shoot, and have great hopes of defeating the Collingwood cracks on Saturday. Collingwood's team will in clude Such well-known shots as Charlie Cross, Magnus, Mues, G. Gre cian, A. Cottrell, A. Letch, Carter and Kelly. Repi~esenting Richmond will be:-J. R. Sadler (capt.), R. Lowe, W. T. Smith, F. Morton, L. Allison, H. Ir win, R. Fraser, A. Smith and W. Jones Richmond's representatives in the inter-union match to be fired at Wil lamstown to-day are R. Lowe and WT. T. Smith, and they are expected to do well over the three ranges-300, 500 and 600 yards.
St. Stephen's Harriers Resume Club Outings Next Saturday—Rev. G. Lamble is Censor as Well as Chaplain at "Home" Camp—Story of Two Brothers' Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
St. Stephen's Harriers Resume Club Outings Next Saturday-Rev. G. Lamble is Censor as Well as Chap lain at "Home" Camp-Story of Two Brothers' Meeting. Club outings will be resumed on Saturday next (March 31), when an impromptu sports meeting will be held in the Burwood district. The events to be decided (for which no prizes of any sort are awarded) will probably consist of:-100 yards, Siamese race, flag race, relay race and, if the day proves suitable, a pack run will con clude the programme. The commit tee are hopeful that a number of jun ior members will be present at this outing, to which lady supporters are also cordially invited. Members and friends desirous. of taking part in a club outing on Easter Monday should communicate with Committeeman F. McMinn, who is or ganising the trip to the mountains, or with the club secretary. Ellis Platt, Arthur Langford and Temp. Green have all arrived in the firing line in France in the last month or two. Billy Charles sends a most interestin...
Big Carnival on Racecourse for Caulfield Red Cross Next Week-End.—First Caulfield Derby to be Decided [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Big Carnival on Racecourse for Caul field Red Cross Next Week-End. First Caulfield Derby to be Decided The Caulfield Racecourse, on March 29, 30 and 31, will be a hive of indus try, excitement and fun, not with the noise of, as Adam Lindsay Gordon puts it, "The bookmaker's jargon for odds making bargain," but with the 3000 workers of the Caulfleld Red Cross in their great carnival and fair. Thursday will be children's day. Fri day i?ill be devoted to the returned soldiers and nurses. Next Saturday twill be the day of days as regards at tractions and contests. A gymkhana will be held in the afternoon, and will include ladies' jumping contest, lady's bhack race, gentlemen's hack race, the Caulfield Derby, the ride to Gretna Green, bending races for ladies and gentlemen, flag and barrel race, and numerous other attractions, including catching the greasy pig. The elec tricians of Melbourne have gone into an elaborate scheme of illumination. The proceeds are in aid of the men ir the tren...
Dorothy Dalton and Louise Glaum at the National—Familiar Faces in New Films. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Dorothy Dalton and Louise Glaum at the National-Familiar Faces in New Films. Marguerite Clark, pretty and win some as ever, will be warmly welcom ed when she appears on the screen at the National on Monday. Her charm is given full play in her latest role as Little Lady Eilee- The story is a pleasing mixture , romance, fairies and the every-day world. It tells of lhe discovery of an old will by which Lady Eileen will come into a fortune under certain conditions. How Lady :Eileen's happiness is nearly dispelled forever and the manner in which the fairies, as she be:ieveS, come to the rescue and restore her to the arms of her true love, are told in a film of merit. A big cast of Triangle favor 'yes will be pre-ented in The Weaker Sex. The leading roles are in the capable hands of Dorothy Dalton, Louise Glaum, Charles Ray and Robt. McKim. The plot is interesting and ieals with a woman who marries her lawyer. Her intuition procures the acouittal of her step-son, charged with murder, and ...
Healesville Cricketers Visit Richmond—Entertained by Limericks. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Healesville Cricketers Visit Richmond -Entertained by Limericks. Members of the Healesville C.C. paid a visit to Richmond on Saturday at the invitation of the Limericks. They arrived at 9.10 a.m., and were received by Mr. Jewell, M.L.A., and officials of the Limerick Club. Cabs were in waiting and the visitors were driven to headquarters, where their health was honored. Bryant and May, Bell and Co.'s match factory was in spected; the Abbotsford Brewery fol lowed, and the party were duly treated by the authorities. In the afternoon a cricket match was played at. Yarra Park, which resulted in an easy win for the visitors. At 6.30 dinner was served at the London Tavern, and in the evening a smoke concert was held, a good musical programme being pro vided: The principal items were given by the newly-formed glee party of the club. The visitnru returned to Heales ville on Sunday morning. The Limer licks desire to thank the Court Robin Hood C.C. for placing their ground at the disposal of-...
Orange Blossom—Munnerley—lves. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
----- -- m-ill i- I iii Orange Blossom-Munnerley--lves. There was a pretty wedding in the Church of Christ, Burnley-street, on Thursday, March 15, the contracting parties being Mr. Adam Thompson IMunnerley, son of Mr. W. Munnerley, late of Cheshire (Eng.), and Miss Lil ian Mary Ives, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ives, of 210 Barkly avenue, Burnley. The church minis ter, Mr. C. Young, performed the cere mony. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked charming in a silk dress trimmed with fine lace, and with train and veil. Miss Munnerley, chief bridesmaid, wore a cream costume with hat and bou quets of pink flowers and streamers. Hazel Wilson and Ruth Ives, two little girls (nieces of the bride) were train-bearers. An adjournment was made to the Parish Hall, where be tween 40 and 50 guests had assembled, and a sumptuous wedding breakfast was served. Toasts were proposed and honored.
Swan Street Trams Should Be Tapping Southern and North-East Suburbs.—Fine Possibilities of Development Blocked by Parochial Spirit.—Need for Citizens and Business People to Urge a Better Working Agreement Between Rival Trusts. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Swan Street Trams Should Be Tap ping Southern and North-East Suburbs. - Fine Possibilities of Development Blocked by Parochial Spirit.-Need for Citizens and Business People to Urge a Better Working Agreement Between Ri val Trusts. Little is likely to come-at pres ent, at any rate-of the proposal to build an electric tramway from Clif ton Hill, via Church-street, to Prah ran. Mr. F. A. McCarty, the con sulting engineer, has submitted a set of figures, based on the new cost of tramway equipment, as to the outlay necessary for such a line. A great increase is shown. The war has greatly affected the price of steel rails, copper wire, and electrical work. Collingwood Council has never been enthusiastic about the prospects of such a tramway, and at least one Prahran councillor is of opinion that now is not the time to spend money on further tramway ventures, especially in view of the in creased cost of material. Cr. Bell thinks that Richmond and Prahran could act independently of Collingw...
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Killed in Action. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Killed in Action. HITCHINS.-Killed in action on the 5th February, Alfred Reginald, loved husband of Alice Hitchins, 33 Hunter street, Richmond (late of Crown street), loved father of Reg (on active service), Harold, Bob, Kathleen, Olive, and dearly loved brother of &nbsp; Vincent, Charlie, Fred (on active ser vice), Jim and Will.
SNOW, ICE and MUD. RICHMOND BOYS LEAVE WINTER HOME BEHIND THEM AND MARCH ON IN FRANCE. THE CAMEL CORPS IN EGYPT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
SNOW, ICE and MUD. RICHMOND BOYS LEAVE WI\iNTER HOME BEHIND THEM AND MARCH ON IN FRANCE. THE CAMEL CORPS IN EGYPT. Casualties from Richmond this week include: Died of Wounds. Lance-Corp. F. M. Kane. Sergeant L. S. Hennessey. Private R. L. Page. Killed (Result of Accident). Private J. T. Ball. Missing. Private J. Hill. Severely Wounded. Private W. J. Ryan. Seriously Ill. Bandsman F. A. Kennedy. Sergeant J. K. Bond. Enlistments from Richmond this week include:-V. S. Clarke, F. Hack ing, G. F. Wrathall, J. E. Allan, E. R. Black, W. P. Green, V. J. O'Brien. Private L. Dunn, writing to his mother, Mrs. M. A. Dunn, 22 Garfield street, tells of his experiences on the Somme battlefield. He says:-"The place is nothing but a sea of mud. After being without a shave for over a month, and caked all over with mud, we look more like gorillas than human beings. Our battalion held a ridge in the fight for Pozieres, and went through some heavy firing. The bombardment during the last Few days has been...
BY THE SEA. RICHMOND CHILDREN HAVE HAPPY OUTING OVER 5000 RESIDENTS, YOUNG AND OLD, GO TO HAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
BY THE SEA. RICHMOND CHILDREN HAVE HAPPY OUTING OVER 5000 RESIDENTS, YOUNG AND OLD, GO TO HAMPTON. Happy children's voices made mu sic in the streets of Richmond on Tuesday morning. Like brooks they flowed to the Richmoid station and like brooks they chattered as they went. Grown-ups added to the num bers, and at the station all the streams converged into a mighty river bound for the sea. People from other suburbs passing in trains look ed in surprise at the swarms of young folk and basket-laden elders who flocked around the station entrance and on the platform. The explanation given to strangers' queries of "What's on?" was "Schools' and citizens' pic nic to-day; we're off to Hampton." So off they went-practically every child in Richmond. The babel of voices which arose from the trains as they drew out resembled the din wafted out of some gigantic aviary. About 5000 children made the trip. Though Richmond was deserted as far as children were concerned, the fixture did not rise to t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 24 March 1917
Deaths. CHAMPION.-On the 20th March, at 66 Neptune-street, Richmond, George, the dearly beloved husband of Maria Champion, also loving father of Albert, William, George and Harold, also Mrs. James Barnett, Mrs. George Conelly, aged 63 years. GORDON.-On the 20th March, at 1 Ross-street, North Richmond, Albert James Gordon, second eldest son of the late Henry Gordon, of the Victor ian Railways, aged 34 years. HADDRICK.-On the 20th March, at 34 Appleton-street, Burnley, Rachael Erica, the dearly beloved only child of Edward and Nellie Haddrick, aged 10 months. R.I.P. POPE.-On the 21st March, died suddenly, Louis Bertrand, youngest son of Mr. John Pope, Swan-street, Richmond, much loved husband of Ada, and loving father of Kenneth, aged 35 years. Private interment. &nbsp;