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The New Band [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
The New Uaiid ~ The Eastern District United Brass Band recently formed in Burnley vyill play selections in Baikly Gardens t>> morrow (Sunday, after noon. It comprises some excellent players, and promises to develop into a first class baud. The proposal of a local butcher to establish a dripping factory in Itooney-street Burnley has roused a storm of opposition The Burnley and East Richmond Progress Asso ciation forwarded a protest to the Council 011 Monday evening, and Cr Gleadell presented a numerously signed petition to the same effect. The matter will be discussed at next meeting of the Council.
Richmond Creche. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
Richmond Creche. There was a large gathering of mothers at the Kiehmond Creche on Tuesday, when a social evening was tendered Miss Hunter who has resigned her position as matron of the Ureche. AhsMDiath, on behalf of the mothers, presented Miss Hunter with a handsome ros« bowl . and a pair of hand-painted dishes . Mrs Morath wished Miss Hunter every success, and trusted thut she would be long spared to continue her noble work in the interests of of the children. Miss Hunter briefly thanked the donors for their presents and expression of good feeling and after a bright program of musical items was rendered the' gathering|brol&lt;e up. Miss tinnter1 leaves Melbourne for a sli:ort holi day. ;
CHAPTER XXVII. MET BY CHANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
CHAPTER XXVII. MET BY CHANCE. &lt; There were not many perscrs ori the promenade at the time, End more-' .over Guy had drawn the ladies uii-ier the low trees shading the wals, so that they were not conspicuous to the few passengers. He followed them into the shadow of the trees as if. mechanically. Lady Westall coai prehending the situation in an in-' I stant, retired quietly to a bench : some distance away, leaving the two who had been such true lovers to bridge the eh-.-sm that others had made between them. " We can fEncy what Violet must have felt at that moment. We know what sweet hopes filled her heart; but Guy ! what were his thoughts, his feelings, at thUB suddenly seeing before him the one being to- whom | his love had been irrevocably given? the woman whose wondrous beauty of person and purity of soul, as he had believed, hud won him for her own, and than had cjst him aside because he had not wealth enourh. and be cause she could not sell him for a price. These thin...
PACKETS, ETC. [?]reparation For Post. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
PACKETS, ETO. if reparation Fer Post rackets may be sent through the post:-Without a coyer (but not fas tened with anything adhesive, such as gum, postage stamp, sealing wax, etc.); In a cover entirely open at one end or aide (if the cover be slit, the opening nust be of the full extent of the end or ^ide, and the contents must be easy »f withdrawal). The cover may bear the sender's name and address, and the words "packet," "sample," or "pat torn,," etc. (as the case may be), " only." Packets may be tied with string, but officers of the department may cnt the itring to examine the contents, and tie tke packet up again. Samples of seeds, irugs, etc., which cannot be sent as open packets, may be enclosed In bags or boxes, fastened so as to be easily undone and re-fastened. Mete.-If the above conditions be not eemplled with, packets are regarded as Insufficiently paid letters, and charged accordingly.
POSTAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. For tbe Information of our reader*, we herewith publish the SATES FOR PLAGES IN VICXOUIA. s. d. fitters-Half-ounce or ondsr . 0 1 " For every ounce ... 0 2 .express Delivery-For each letter or packet, not exceed ing 80s..'for first mile (in ad dition te.ordiuarv postage). . 0 4 Tor every additional nalf-mne or ander 0 2 Late fee . 9 1 Packets - Commercial and printed papers (maximum weight 51bs., dimensions not (S exceed 2ft. In length, 1ft depth of width), for every 20*. or fraction thereof . . . 0 1 Patterns.and samples, packets at - merchandise, ?tc. (maxl .b'am n«t to exceed 2ft In" length, lft in depth or width), rate of postage for every 2oz. or fraction thereof 0 1 Books-For every 4oz. or un der, up to 51ba. ....... 0 1 Newspapers-For each news paper « 0% Newspapers, magazine*, and publications not published In the Oenmenwealth, 2am.. . . 0 0% Pest Cards-each . 0 1 Reply Post Cards-each .... 0 8 Latter Cards-2 for 9 2% Registration fee .... . . ? . 0 I Par...
ORDINARY TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
ORDINARY TELHGBAMss. &lt;L Cown and suburban, within prescribed limits, or within fifteen miles from the send lug station, including address and signature (not exceeding sixteen words) 0 A Bach additional word ..... B 1 Other places within the State, except town and suburban, including address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) . . 9 0 Bach additional word 0 1 Interstate, i.e., from any one State to any other State, in cluding address and signa ture (not exceeding sixteen words) 1 0 Bach additional word ..... 0 1 Double the foregoing rates to be charged for the transmission of tele grams on Sunday, Christmas Day, and Good Friday, and for "Urgent" tele grams. ^
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
POSTAL NOTES. Postal Note* may be obtained at any fost Office in Victoria. The following are the denominations .f the notes, and the poundage or price charged for them:-Is., J&L; 1b. 6d., SJd.; 2B., Id.; 2s. 6d., Id.; 3B., Id.; 3B. ftL, Id.; 4b., Id.; 4s. 6d., Id.; 5B., l^d.; 7B. dd., 2d.; 10B., 3d.; 10c 6d., 3d.; 16a., H.j 20a., M.
Too Familiar. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
Too Familiar. While at the Sandwich Islands I had an amusing experience with my Hawaiian servant. Now, these ser vants insist on calling you by your first name. Ours was always saying to my husband, "Yes, John," and to me, "Very well, Mary," etc., etc. So when we got a new cook, I told my husband to avoid calling me "Mary," as then, not knowing my name, he would have to say "missus" to me. So John always called me "sweetheart" or "dearie," never "Mary," but the watchful fellow gave me no title at all. 1 One day we had some officers to din ner, and, while awaiting the repast, J told them of the ruse I had adopted, and added, "By this servant, at least, you won't hear me called Mary." Just then the new cook entered the room. He bowed, and. said to me: "Sweetheart, dinner is served." "What?" I stammered, aghast at his familiarity. "Dinner is served, dearie," answered the new. cook.
Tents in Yards. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
Tents in Yards. In cases where premises are occupied by a large families, to prevent overcrowding, the Council has given the Building Surveyor authority to allow a tent to be erected in the yard during the pleasure of the Council. Tents, however, are not to be allowed where the occupiers are not mem bers of the same f?mily.
A Good Customer. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
A Good Customer. "By the Lord Harry! sir" said a stout man, looking down from the bal cony skirting the upholstery depart ment of a well-known general provi der, "this is an immense place-huge, simply stupendous!" "Oh, yes; nice place," said the shop man, obligingly. "The stores ain't a comparison. No, sir, not a comparison, sir. How much of a stock does this represent?" "About £250,000 worth." "Good-first-rate!. And furniture how about furniture?" "Over £50,000." "Admirable! Take a house and go right through it, I s'pose-furnish it complete, could you, from top to bot tom, eh?" "Yes, everything; from carpets to bric-a-brac." "And lace curtains and tapestries you keep them?" .. "Keep everything." "And you know what style Is, too Renaissance, Pompadour, Henry II., and the Louis?" "No one better than our manager, sir. Perhaps you'd better sqe him. Mr. , here, one moment." And the manager came up with n smile on him like a half-moon. "No idea of it," mused the custo mer; "no idea. Had ...
WHY TEETH DECAY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
? WHY TEETH DECAY. Tho question to what oxtent tne alka .iue earth salts in drinking water affect tho decay (caries) of teeth has of late been jtuilicA in several quarters. Statistics tiavo been collected by Rese in several localities in Gavaria and by Foorberg >n Sweden. These have revealed the inte rcating fact that the extent of decaying teeth bears a definite relation ";o the ha: dncsa of the water ; in other words, to the quantity of calcium and magnesium ."alts in the earth through which the watet passes.- The harder the water the bettei the teeth ; tho' Bmaller the quantity tii thRSo salts thn greater the decay of th> To be fed Is not simply to hare enough to eat, but enough of proper elements. ^ a ' '
So What's the Use? [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
So What's the Use7 "Yes, I went fishing yesterday," be gan the man who tries .to be original. "Luck? Well, about the worst I could have. I caught two fish. One was three and a-half inches long and the other two inches." But was he believed? Not much. After he had passed on someone com mented: "Bet he didn't even get a bite." "The question," writes the "Ade laide Observer," is often asked, with out a satisfactory reply being returned -"Is the best being done on the other side of the world in marketing the high-class products of Australia-in bringing" "them within easy reach of the great mass of the people who are always ready to purchase a good ar ticle at a reasonable price?" If applause makes a man think he's a Hon, he's an ass. If it makes him think he's an ass, there's a chance of his being a lion. Straining milk takes out the insol uble foreign matter, but It's the for eign substance in solution that does the real harm
Hoardings [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
Hoardings The by-law recently passed by the Council to restrain the erection of hoardings is held in abeyance by the Minister of Public Works pend ing a conference between the Council and representatives of the Australian Advertising Company, printers and others interested, who recently interviewed the Minister and subsequently waited on the Public Works Committee of the Council. The Council however desire that the Conference should .be with the Building Regulation -Committee who drew up the by law. but the A.A.C. decline to confer with any Committee. They wish to discuss the matter with the whole Council. This the ouncil will not agree to, and has decided to request the minister to give his consent to tbe by-law without farther delay. There is no doubt that the drastic provisions of the by-law will materially affect the operations of printers, bill posters ; and others, and considering t-lie jiterests involved, the Council might reasonably accede to the request of the A A. &...
Richmond, Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
?Richmond, Theatie. The Richmond Theatre manage ment is maintaining .the reputation of this place of am.isement with first-class programmes- and the fine audiences nightly'show...undoubted evidence ot: public appreciation,. The music too is of the.best, and every effort is made by the manage raent to cater for the comfort and convenience of-patrons * 1 Moths.'' a 4UOO feet star picture adapted from Ouida's celebrated story. ^Miss Maud Fealy, the famous American actress, in the cast I is .now being shown. Also " The Gardener's ;Daughter," another tine star film, : 1500 feet, adapted from Tennyson. Amongst other pictures may be mentioned--'The Mexican's Grati tude," a 1035 feet drama. " The Liverpool Grand .National S6eeple chase " The Race," (comedy), - The Italian Navy," desciiptive of Naval and military operations, " Skelly and the Turkey" (comic), and " Mrs Polidor's Bonnett" (a screamer). Next week '. The Wreck," will be shown. Thid film cost the Vitagraph (Company £10000 to prod...
Savings Bank [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
' Savings Bank A start' has been made with the erection of the new Savings Bank, corner of Bridge-road and Bosisto street. The reading of the minutes o'£ the Council is a somewhat dreary ' performance, and as - a rule is. generally dispensed with, the minntes being .' taken as >-ead" On Monday evening, however at the desire of one of the councillors the Town Clerk had, 'to wade through an exceptionally long set of minutes, and judging by the. little interest taken in tlu per formance, councillors were about as wise at the end as they were at the commencement. ~~ .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
BRIDGE ROAD, near Lennox Street fhe First, Most Comfortable, and Most Popular Theatre in Richmond. Carefully Selected " First Run " Pictures, 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 ^National 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 Holiday at 2.30 sharp. POPULAR PRICES ; STDKEIS 6CIECLE is Children Half Price to all Parts, except on Saturday Nights. Seats may be Booked at Faulkner's, opposite Theatre, 3d. extra, - ! ^>>>>>>>>>>*>^> 232SSESSESK# fjii HenrySkeapl General Grocer 36 CORSAIR STREET, RICHMOND, Invites YOU to come and know for yourselves his | Great System of Cash and Credit Combined. Lowest Prices. Best Quality. Tel. 2376 Windsor, . A sk an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Australian — 16 May 1914
"THE SWAN," Corner cf OHUEOH and SWAN 8TBEET8 EABT RICHMOND. CABLTON XXX and XXXX ALES. Patrons will find every convenience pro . vided for them. Counteb LUNCH 11 to 2 daily. BILLIARD SALOON fitted with one of Alcock's best tables. TELEPHONE No 2902 Jtapinjr, results" posted ..promptly. after ? ? "each race. ESTABLISHED 1858 John Champion, Late B. Bakeri. Pharmaceutical & Dispensing Ohemist, And Surgeon Dentist, 100 BRIDGE ROAD, RICHMOND. 'piMBBR. TIMBER. McConchie's RICHMOND OA»H TIMBER YASDS, BRIDGE ROAD, Corger Gardner St. also CORNER SWAN and BRIGHTON 8TB., SOUTH RICHMOND. Building Material of every description New and Second-hand-at Reasonable Prices. Flooring, Red Gnm, Cement, Lining, "Talinga, Bricks, Weatherboards, Drain Pipes, Sand, Hardwood, Lime. Builders' Ironmongery rTailg, Hinges, Locks, Galvanised Iron, Ridging and Spoating. White Lead, Paint, Brashes Ironmongery .... Qil, ate. . ? Hotc Sm>"AMe^2?3-^a-'' V' : . ^ . BRIDGE ROAD, Corner Gardner St. ALSO SWAN ...