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Where Infanticide is No Crime. HUN INVADER'S CHILD. PARIS JURY'S VERDICT. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
Where Infanticide is -No -Crime, H,LW INVADER'S CHILD. PARIS. JURY'S VERDICT.. SIt- is no crime (says a Paris cable to the New York "Tribune") for a mother to kill a child born as the re sult of her violation by a German soldier, a-Paris jury decided recently, and the verdict of acquittal was re ceived with cheers by the crowd in the court The case was that of Josephine Barthelemy, 2.0 years old, and a do mestic servant- at Gennevilliers. She is the eldest of five children; her father is a widower, and one of her brothers has been killed in the war. The child was born on August 15 last, and the mother killed it imme diately. When the case came to trial it was only after the greatest difii culty that the girl could be prevailed upon to give the reason for her deed. "1 killed the child because its father was a German," she finally said, almost in a whisper. After fur ther questioning by the Court she was persuaded to tell her story. "I was a servant in the military hos pital at Chiamb...
Richmond A.N.A. Holds Social Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
Richmond A.N.A. Holds Social Evening. The Richmond Branch A.N.A. met at the U.A. Hall, Church-street, on Thursday evening, 29th ult. Mr. E. Turner (president) occupied the chair. Complimentary tickets for an "at home" tendered by the Richmond A.W.A. to Miss M. Grant (chief presi dent A.W.A.) were accepted. A re port of the Kerang Conference was submitted by the president and Mr. I A. B. Sweetten, and was supplemented by Mr. W. H. Hulse (president Haw thorn Branch). Mr. W. G. Jackson re ported re preliminary, arrangements for the forthcoming A.N.A. competi tions. Owing to the small attend ance, due to bad weather, the syllabus item, a lecture by Mr. W. H. Hulse, was postponed until a future date. On Thursday evening, April 12, a social evening was tendered to the members of the Richmond A.W.A. A first-class musical programme was arranged and there was a good attendance.
BY TRAIN THROUGH THE BUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
BY TRAIN- THROUGH THE BUSH. "The first part of a. journey 'out bush' in the Northern Territory is generally taken in the train, just as it might be in more civilised coun tries. -Yet this particular train is of peculiar jehterest," Else R. Masson says in "An Untamed Territory"-the Northern Territory of Australia which she visited during 1913-1914, "for it is the pioneer on what will one day be the Great Australian Overland Route. It seems to have a special personality of.its own. It is a plucky, fussy little train, full of self-import ance, -as it starts out twice a week on its journey of a hundred and forty seven miles to Pine Creek. Every Monday and Thursday, at 8 o'clock in the- morning, it stands all ready at the station, where its departure is await ed by a crowd of light-suited and hel meted .white men, agitated Chinese classping shiny.baskets and large blue -umbr.ellas, and black-boys with par cels,and. letters for the country mail. 'o' old bushmen who have travel led,.many t...
St. Stephen's Harriers' Hold Sports at Burwood. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
St. Stephen's Harriers' Hold Sports at Burwood. Although the attendance was not very large, competition was keen at the club impromptu sports meeting, which passed off successfully at Bur wood on Saturday, March 31. The events resulted: 100 Yards Handicap:-First heat. R. Badenach (five yards) 1; J. Hill (four yards) 2. A splendid race, won by a foot, with inches between second, third and fourth. •Second heat-.A. Rudd (one yard) 1; R. Inglis 2. Won by a yard, with inches betwen second and third. Final.-A. Rudd 1, J. Hill 2, R. Inglis 3. Won by a yard, a simi lar distance separating second- and third. Throwing the Cricket Ball.-A. Rudd (82 yards) 1, J. Hill (75 yards) 2, G. E. Langford (72 yards) 3. This event was held against the wind and proved very interesting. Flag Race.-After an exciting finish the team consisting of R. Inglis, G. E. Langford and W. H. Brown won by a yard from A. Rudd's team; only two teams finished. Siamese Race.-R. Inglis and G. E. Langford 1, J. Juliff and A: ...
OPEN COLUMN. RICHMOND BUILDING REGULATIONS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
OPEN COLUMN. RICHMOND BUILDING REGULATIONS. To the Editor. Sir,-Some two years ago the Tram way Co. built a large, unsightly erec tion of wood upon the Hoddle-street frontage of their land at the rear of the power-house. That being a "brick area," the Richmond Council took action and caused the company to have the erection taken down, stat ing that it must be of brick. Council lors then declared that such an eye sore in so prominent a position was "a disgrace to the city." Noticing this morning a number of deep holes being sunk on the same site, I gathered, by enquiries, that a building, similar to that which the council had condemned, but much larger, was going to be put up. If plans have not been submitted to the city surveyor, I would suggest that he at once make enquiries and report to the council. Yours, etc., "ANTI-VANDAL." April 11.
Candidate for Yarra is One of Several Soldier Sons—Something Personal About Sergeant Copeland. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
SCandidate for Yarra is One of Several Soldier Sons-Something Personal About Sergeant Copeland. Sergeant C. L. Copeland, who has been nominated by the National Federation to oppose Mr. F. G. Tudor :at the Yarra election, is not a strang er to this district. Some years ago he conducted a music-shop at the corner of Bridge-road and Lennox-st., and he also had a small business near the E., S. and A. Bank, on Bridge road. He subsequently took out an auctioneer's license, and was selling for about six years prior to enlist ment. He served for about six months in the front lines in Egypt. He was not in any actual fighting, but he moved amid many dangers. Hard ships of the desert broke down his health, and he was invalided home and discharged as unfit for further service. Unable to serve further abroad, he has cheerfully done his best at home. According to his statement, he volunteered as a re cruiting officer without pay, and has defrayed his own expenses on coun try trips. At present he ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
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Labor Leader Travels Many Thousand Miles in Win-the-War Party Campaign—Mr. Tudor Everywhere. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
Labor Leader Travels Many Thousand Miles in Win-the-War Party Cam paign-Mr. Tudor Everywhere. Mr. F. G. Tudor is far, far from the fitful scene, but his supporters are carrying on the campaign. In several notable instances full advantage is being taken by some politicians in place and in embryo to achieve a lit tle extra publicity by regular appear ances at street corner meetings. It is estimated that.Mr. Tudor will have travelled over 6000 miles before the campaign is concluded. After his Queensland tour he will come south, but will only be three hours in Mel bourne. He will then catch the steamer to Launceston, and make a hurried trip through Tas mania. On returning he will go to Adelaide, and come back to spend the last few days before polling in his own electorate. Mr. Tudor will thus have visited every State in the Commonwealth except Western Australia. Speeches in his favor will be given at a meeting at corner of Swan and Docker streets td-night (Friday), and there will be a s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
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P.C. Charlie Chaplin at the Globe Will Arrest Gloom.—Bessie Love in Bright Triangle Film. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
P.C. Charlie Chaplin at the Globe Will Arrest Gloom.-Bessie Love in Bright Triangle Film. George Beban will be seen in that graphic and human production His Sweetheart for the last times at the Globe this afternoon and evening. Dainty Bessie Love will be the star in The Heiress of Coffee Dans, to be screened on Monday. She has big opportunities to display her charm as the little waitress at the pie and coffee shop. She 5elieves she has been left a fortune, but in reality she is only the dupe of a gang of crooks. It is a novel and well constructed story which holds the in terest. The second feature will be a powerful drama, Men She Married. P.C. Charles Chaplin has a tough proposition to handle on his new beat in Easy Street. But he does it all right, as patrons of the Globe dur Ing the week-end will allow when they have seen the inimitable comed ian's latest fun-maker. It is undoubt edly his best Mutual release, and will keep audiences in a constant roar of laughter. The dramatic fe...
MR. TUDOR'S OPPONENT. LEFT TO PLAY A LONE HAND. SERGT. COPELAND'S POSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
MR. TUDOR'S OPPONENT. LEFT TO PLAY A LONE HAND. SERGT. COPELAND'S POSITION. Stimulated by the seeming enthusi asm, and spurred on by the promised support of adherents in the same cause, brave men at times attempt a task that is almost impossible. In such a case the standard-bearer counts on something more than the mere lip-loyalty of those who sent him forward. He stands up for them. He should not be left alone. On some occasions, however, it is realised beforehand that the effort is merely a sacrifice offered up in the hope that it will be a means to securing another end. Sergeant Charles Louis Cope land, nominated as the Nationalist Party's candidate for Yarra, must be wondering at present just in which po sition he stands. The name of -Sergeant Copeland, with, presumably, the necessary de. posit, has been handed in to the Re turning Officer. The nominations closed ten days ago, but, up to yes terday, that was about all that had been done. And this shy, well-spoken young man is op...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
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Mr. A. McLellan, M.L.C., Retires from Business and Politics.—He was Pioneer Member of Labor Party in Upper House.—Reasons for his Retirement. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
Mr. A. McLellan, M.L.C., Retires from Business and Politics.-He Was Pioneer. Member of Labor Party in Upper House.-Reasons for his Retirement. The announcement of the retire ment of Mr. A. McLellan, M.L.C., one o- the representatives of this dis trict, did not occasion any surprise among those in the inside running of the Labor movement. Mr. McLellan recently disposed of his large small goods manufacturing business in Mary-street, and in view of the fact that his health had not been good for some time, it was regarded as likely that he would elect to also retire from public life as well as business and enjoy a quiet time for the present. There was never a more straight, conscientious man in the Labor move ment than Adam McLelland, and his passing is a distinct loss to the La bor Party and to the Parliament and country in general. Though Mr.' fc Lellan did not go as far as advocat ing conscription on the public plat form, it is known that he is very much dissatisfied with the present...
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Personal. Mr. and Mrs: C. Craven, of Middle tained a large number of friends and relatives at their home on Saturday evening, March 31, to celebrate the coming of age of their daughter Alice. Everything had been arranged with thought and consideration for the comfort of their guests. Solos, amus ing games, etc., during the earlier part of the evening made the time pass all too quickly. A sumptuous supper was served and full justice done to the good things provided, dur ing which Mr. J. Desmond proposed "the health of Miss Alice Craven on her attaining her majority." He wished her every success along life's difficult path. The toast was given with musical honors. Mr. Craven ac knowledged the toast on behalf of his daughter. Mr. J. C. Elliott proposed the toast of their host and hostess, and made flattering reference to their many good qualities and to the pleas ant entertainment they had provided for the company. Mr. Craven acknow ledged the company's good wishes,...
Solemnity of the Dining Room. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
Solemnity of the Dining Room. SAn .American who had been :in Eng land related this story:-The first time he entered a hotel dining-room in London he looked round in sur prise. Finally, toward the end of the meal, he..called the waiter. "Tell me, please,' he asked, "does anybody ever laugh here?". "'Well," replied lie wait er, "'I am sorry to say that we have had complaints, but not often, sir not often."
WITH CLOSED DOORS. LIVELY PROCEEDINGS IN "PHELAN'S" LABOR LEAGUE. REPORTERS PROVIDE A COMEDY. BREACH GROWS BIGGER. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
WITH CLOSED DOORS. LIVELY PROCEEDINGS IN "PHELAN'S" LABOR LEAGUE. REPORTERS PROVIDE A COMEDY. BREACH GROWS BIGGER. Visitors to the last meeting 6d. the "old" Richmond branch of the Po?.it ical Labor Council, now generalIy known as Phelan's Labor League,.L hd a great night's entertainment. The fun was fast and furious for a long time, and there was a denouement,at the end that for realism is seldom rivalled on the dramatic stage. Word had heen passed around that the pro ceedings at the meeting were likely to be more than usually interesting, and, scenting a good news story, re presentatives of the morning news papers got not on the trail. The meet ings of the branch have always been open to the public, but for some rea son the taking of notes by reporters has been barred. One newspaper man on the present occasion was, however, promised by a prominent official that he would be supplied next day with a special note of the meeting. The rival reporter heard of the arrangement and resolve...
Two Apologies. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
Two Apologies. An American editor advertises for his missing hat: "The gentleman who inadvertently took our new beaver, and left an inferior article in its stead, will do us infinite kindness by Ieturning ours. He shall receive our warmest thanks and two apologies an apology for the trouble we have given him, and the 'apology for a hat' he has left us." -
Proposed Richmond Swimming Club—Meeting at C. Merrick's on Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
Proposed Richmond Swimming Club Meeting at C. Merrick's on Monday. Mr. Charles Merrick is calling a meeting at his residence, 449 Swan street, Burnley, on Monday night, at 8, of all interested in the formation of a swimming club in Richmond. The idea is to have a club ready to start in time for next season. The material is here all right, as has been evidenced in the various aquatic events that have taken place recently, and all men and boys are welcome. Pro minent Richmond residents have al ready promised their practical sup port. Life-saving will be one of the main objects of the club. Those who cannot attend the meeting on Monday night are requested to forward their names to Mr. Merrick as soon as pos sible. No fees will be fixed until next 'season. Have you noticed how much more meat, fish meal, or other animal food fowls require when laying than at any other time? There is a good deal in the theory that "Nature knows," though I have come across instances of harm coming from fan...
Another Kind. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 14 April 1917
Another Kind. The barrister was, in the judge's private opinion, simply wasting the time of the court, and in the course of a long-winded speech, he dwelt at quite unnecessary length on the ap pDarance of certain bags connected with the case. "They might," he went on pompous ly, "they might have been full bags, or they might have been half-filled bags, or they might: even have been empty bags, or-" "Or perhaps," dryly interpolated the judge, "they might have been wind bags!"