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MAXIMS OF SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
MAXIMS OF SUCCESS. There is in the "Cornhill": an inter esting character sketch of Sir William Van Home, that marvellous man who, among other great achievements, built the Canadian Pacific Railway. He was a colossal worker, and a few of his sayings are here recorded: "Sleep is a habit, and it is rather a bad habit, like eating." He himself would frequently, under pressure of work, do without sleep for many nights. "We are all born lazy. Some of us get impressions which call for our industry; industry leads to facil ity, and everything becomes easy." "Work! I never work. I never have worked since I-was ten years old and split logs. I have only enjoyed." "The biggest things are always the easiest to do, because there is no competition. Men stand around and laugh and say 'Watch him break his neck.' That leaves one a clear space to work in." Just so!. We remember similar -max ims from other marvellously success ful men; they all smack-of the same cynical philosophy, but there is always ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
The Beat Shirts, Collars and Pyjamas. are called and they are MADE IN RICHMOND. Another great ý . x Labor- ,'? ?" '" Saver hlWash-day work is reduced by I .half, and all drudgery is abolished • i . if the Housewife uses a . GAS 4 HEATED It is cleanly, quick and efficient, saves time and labor, ... 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, £4 M iMetropolitan Gas Coy. Call and Saver i a Waesh-day worksis rt ed y a? ? 196 Flinders Street a d i ablspect e t tthe Showrooms ý ý ý ý ý CALL TO-DAY 1 WILLIAM MCARTIN, - (Late of F. Merk), PAINTER, PAPERHANGER and HOUSE DECORA 9 ,1 17, STAWELL STREET, BUFNLEY. SNear Bell and Co's Match ectoryo). Eistmenater Submitted for General Reopair RICHMOND FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT HER"BER T KING e SONS, UNDERTAKERS AND EMBALMERS LENNOX STREET, rICHMOND. BRANCHES--HAWTHORN, KEW. MALVERN, WINDSOR,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
1'HE FIRST, MOST COMFORTABLE AND MOST POPULAR THEATRE IN RICHMOND. THE NATRONAL, BRIDGE ROAD, Near LENNOX STREET MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 24, 25, Also HOLIDAY MATINEE on MONDAY (8 HOURS' DAY). THE SIN YE DO (Five-reel Triangle Drama). WITCHCRAFT (Five-reel Lasky Drama, featuring Fannie Ward). HAYSTACKS AND STEEPLES (Two-reel Triangle Comedy). IMPERIAL INDIA, No. 3 (Dorsey T'ravei). AUSTRALIAN GAZETTE. THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 27, 28, Also Toy Matinee on SATURDAY: HER NEW YORK (Five-reel Thanhouser Drama). UNPROTECTED (Four-reel Lasky Drama, featuring Blanche Sweet). THE GREAT SAFE TANGLE (Vitagraph Comedy). STRANDED (Vim Comedy). ENGLISH GAZETTE. THE CINEMA, NEXT TO TO!W HALL o BRIDGE RD. CHARLES BARRETT, Manager. 2000 Seats One Price-SIXPENCE. TO-NIGHT AND. SATURDAY AT BOTH MATINEE AND NIGHT, Theda Bara in the Greatest of Ouida's Productions, "UNDER TWO FLAGS." Supported by the unique Blue Bird Feature in Five Reels, THE CHALICE OF SORROW. COMING ON MONDAY...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
A Simple Remedy. The old man of the village was cele brating :his birthday, and a reporter from a neighboring town was. sent to interview him. "What is your advice to those who wish to live to a good age?" asked the reporter. After a little hard thinking the old man replied, "Take my dad's advice, it's simple enough. Always eat when you are hungry, always drink when you are dry; close your eyes when sleeping, but don't stop breathing or you die!" The late Charles Frohman was one of..those people who sometimes rap out a. .retort that. in cooler moments they would wish unsaid. Of one of these, Mrs. Patrick Campbell was the victim.: During a r-hearsal it ap pears Frohman maade a - constructive c'riticiqm .which nettled the actress very much. Going to ,the footlights, Mrs. Patrick Campbell said: "Mr.h. Frohman, I want you to know that, I am an artist." . SFrohman; with, a solemn face, in stantly replied: "Madam, I will keep your secret."
ABOUT HONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
ABOUT HONEY. Honey, which is now a luxury, was in old times a necessity, for it was the principal sweetener of food. Sugar was only introduced during the latter days of the Roman Empire. and was described first as "Indiac salt" that was sweat as honey! It introduction to Western Eur pe was probably due to the Crusaders, those, admirable agents of international trade. The numerous references to honer in the Bible are due to its being the common sweetener of the people; and to this day the Jews, who are fine old conservatives, use honey in cooking where other people would use sugar. Still, it had a certain distinction and was used as the symbol of fruitfulness and plenty. When Jeroboam's wife wished to propitiate the prophet she took him ten loaves, two cakes, and a cruse of honey. As for John the Baptist, it is known to all that his common food consisted of locusts and wild honey. Honey is not now much employed in cooking, yet many interesting uses have been made of it. Gingerbread, ...
Mr. Tudor in Cheerful Mood While Touring Continent— Big Meeting in Barrett's Cinema To-morrow Aternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
Mr. Tudor in Cheerful NIood While Touring Continent-Big Meeting in Barrett's Cinema To-Morrow After noon. Returning on Wednesday from a tour of Queensland, Mr.. F..G. Tudor wore a cheerful smile. "The pros pects are bright," he said:. "So bright that I am inclined to predict a record scoop of seats. We may. take the lot in the northern State."; Mr. Tudor left on the same day for Adelaide, and is returning to Melbourne again on Sunday. Willing workers are conducting his campaign in Yarra while he, as leader of the Opposition, canvasses the con tinent. There will be a "pleasant Sunday afternoon" in Barrett's Cine ma to-morrow. The description scarcely seems to describe an elec tion meeting; but there are reasons. Mir. Barrett has given the use of his theatre free, and there will be no charge for admission. The theatre is a licensed place of amusement. Ques tions might be asked as to opening on Sunday, though in the circumstances it seems unlikely. Senator Findley and others will speak...
From Various Sources [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
From Various 5ources The lirst baby gets its photograph taken every three months; the other babies are lucky to get theirs taken once in three years. The Host: I thought of sending some of these cigars out to the front. 'The Victim: Good idea! But how can you make certain that the Ger. mans will get them?-"Tit-Bits." Tie most exciting experience was a visit to a "high-class gambling sa. loo". There are 27 of them in Ma. cao: Food, drinks (all the best bran-i!), cigars, cigarettes, opium pipes, and opium, and little trays full ?? sweetened, dried water-melon seeds, and matches are all supplied free of charge! This, of.course, is to attract the gamblers. A dirty place, filled with Chinese, all eagerly play ing fan tan. Visitors went upstairs, and leaning over the balustrade, the head man, a dignified Chinaman, wearing a mandarin's cap, and cloth ed in the richest brocaded satin robe, presided. The regular habitues sat round a large table covered with a white cloth. A heap of brass coi...
CAMPAIGN CRACKNELS. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
CAMPAIGN CRACKNELS. It :;:.I that the pubs will be cloIed rn poliling day. All the same, there a? ie plenty of fiery spirits about. * * Ya':':: C':a-didate Copeland was for nlerly i; auctioneer. If he ever drealm` ?' polling day he probably -a;e pI, saying "Going, going, gone!" * * ,Lal;op Leader Tudor was home for tour hours on Thursday. Hardly long enou_:gh to kiss the babies-his own. wa" -str~"eet Shopkeeper Nash says !t th,, ~rams raise a terrible dust, at, an::ho,? it's a change from the :, "o':i:nually stirred up in the Sol~,.-,an:e of which he is treasurer. * * al:t 'r. politicians, daddy?" ,i'::: an, my child, are the peo e :1;:" , the quarrelling while the cd:;er 1o, the fighting." * $* -,n:::r Findley should feel quite a io;;e. in the skating rink to-mor row. it was through skating on thin ce tt::t he: once fell out of the State a n t. There is only a one-word difference ei,;:n themn. One side is Win-the W'ar :nd tie other side Win-the-Party \\'hn Labor Leader Tudor arrive...
"EFFECTS" [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
"EFFECTS" ,It came back thro' the post tod'~1r, SA little, parcel tied with strihg, Things purchased ere he went away; A pocket-knife, a. little ring, `A snapshot that we sent from home For him to take where he might roam. :A matchbox and a pocket-book, A Testament in khaki bound, One .or two trifles that he took, Some of our letters that were found. We looked on them with eyes all dim;. And these were all they found on him. But, oh, how much was left -behind,, Things that they had no. skill to trace! The heart so true, so leal, so kind, The. smile upon his boyish face. Ah, no! they did not send these back; Yet none of these' to-day, we lack. Safe in our hearts for evermore, To-day, all days, these things we hold. Thieves shall not steal them, they are sure, Rust shall not dim that purest gold. . With them we never, more. shall part- Love's sweet "effects," .stored .:in the: heart. -Frank Ellis.: Wise Old Dad: What: takes place when water freezes? Wiser-Little Son: A change in price...
Armageddon BATTLE OF FIFTEEN MILLIONS. SETTLING THE DESTINIES OF EUROPE. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
Armageddon BATTLE OF FIFTEEN MILLIONS. SETTLING THE DESTINIES OF EUROPE. By General Sir O'Moore Creagh, V.C. Sooner than we imagine, fifteen mil lion men will be locked in a deadly embrace, on the result of which the destinies of :Europe will depend; nay -more than that--the future of civi lisation. We speak of the coming offensive as the spring offensive. If the signs are read correctly it will be an early spring offensive.. In February of last year the Germans were flinging a mass of shock, 30 divisions strong, into the outer fortifications of Verdun. In April of the preceding year Mac kensen was beginning his drive on the Dunajec. There is no reason why the 1917 offensive should be delayed beyond March or April- The sooner the is sues are put to the test the better for us. . For the present finds us superior in numbers and munitionment, and the enemy's strenuous attempt to draw level by means of his levy en mas.se is not yet fully under way. The Allies must by now have de termine...
Always Dangerous. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
Always Dangerous. "I don't see why people should make so much fuss about flirting," said Mrs. Bangsworth. "In church last Sunday the preacher preached against flirting, and here is a long ar ticle in the paper about the evils of it. Some flirting, of course, is bad, but there's innocent flirting, too, and it may be very pleasant. Why can't they let people flirt and enjoy them selves, as long as their flirting is harmless?" "There's no such thing as harmless flirting," her husband replied.- "We thought our flirting was harmless, and the first thing we knew-well, if we'd never flirted we wouldn't be here now."
YOU CAN DO THIS, ANYHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
' YOU CAN DO THIS, ANYHOW. As soon as you have read this 4. paper, put a penny stamp on it, . +f and address it to a WOUNDED SOLDIER, Care of one of the following Hospitals:- 3rd Australian General Hospital, Lemnos, via Egypt. , 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, London, Eng. Woodcote Park Hospital, Epsom, Surrey, Eng. Harefield Park Hospital, Hare field Park, Bucks., Eng. Australian Base Hospital, He louan, near Cairo, Egypt. + 2nd Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, Egypt. Australian Base Hospital, Val Setta, Malta. 17th Australian General Hospi tal, Alexandria, Egypt. There are Richmond boys in all those places. w ++ ý .i' ''ý s °:++++++* * .+++* ~N l
A Toast. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
A Toast. To our Mothers. May their eyes never be opened to and their hearts never closed to our weaknesses! Tomatoes should always be skinned before being used for salad. To do this easily, place the fruit in a basin and pour boiling water over it. You will find that the skin can be removed without any trouble Bones, a hostler, failed to turn up at the livery yard one morning. "Where's.Bones?" the boss asked. "His father's dead, sir," explained the other hostler. "Oh." The next day again Bones failed to turn up. And the next day still he was absent. "Bones not about?" said the boss. "His father," said the other hostler, "as I told you before, sir----" "Well, look here," said the boss, "you slip on your coat and run around to the Boneses' house and find out if he intends to stay away all the time his father is dead." "I suppose," said the facetious stranger, watching a workman spread a carpet from the church door to the kerb, "that's the high read to hea ven?" "No," replied the man; ...
SOMEBODY. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
SOMEBODY. " (A recruiting ditty-inspired .t by the recent recruiting rallies' j "successes.") Sing me a song of the sturdy and strong, t Tell me a tale of the true; Play me a tune that goes march- * ing along, Lilting of derring and do. Hearts may be breaking and eyes may be wet, Lives may be darksbme with Woe; Death may be beating the war drums-and yet t Somebody's got to go! Somebody-husband, or brother, ., or1 son, ' Someone that someone holds Somebody's sweetheart who faces the dun Of the war cloud tempestuous and drear. What does it matter if sister or wife Linger In misery low? Someone must suffer in war's °. holy strife, Somebody's GOT to go. Out on the wide, crimsoned reaches of France, + Out where the gallant lads ' die, Someone must step to the Devil's wild dance, SSomebody's got to die! A Somebody lies with a forehead ?4. pale, V Some brow a mother has ° kissed; Somebody sobs with a sorrowful wail, S b Somebody's face is missed. Dear little kiddies are looking + for "Dad"...
SELECTED RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
SELECTED RECIPES, 1 Mutton 'Broth. - Cut into small pieces about. three pounds of scrag- i. end of mutton, put them in a sauce- t pan with two quarts of water; boil S up well and skim. Add two onions, t two carrots, two turnips, half a tea- a spoonful of salt, and simmer for three s and a half hours. Skim off all the I fat;. put a teaspoonful of very finely chopped parsley and a few nice pieces a of the mutton into the tureen, pour in t the broth and serve. It will be found to be an improvement to add half a i teacupful of pearl barley boiled separ- c ately in three-quarters of a pint of t liquid. C Veal and Ham Pie.-To make a moderate-sized pie, take half a pound E of neck of veal, a quarter of .a pound ' of ham, two hard-boiled eggs, a little a parsley, mixed herbs, and pastry. Re move the meat from the bones and I put in a saucepan to stew, then add t the meat to cook partly while the 1 crust is made and the eggs are boiled. I Take out the meat and fill the piedish c with alterna...
Witchcraft forms Subject for Lasky Romance at the Natoinal—Blanche Sweet In Convict Role Shows Dangers of "The System." [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
Witchcraft Forms Subject for Lasky Romance at the National-Blanche Sweet in Convict Role Shows Dan gers of "The System." Fannie Ward, a clever scenario, the Lasky producers and photographers combine to make Witchcraft a not able production. Perhaps the largest share of the honors is due to the pro ducer, who has succeeded admirably in catching the atmosphere and pic turesque quaintness of the New Eng land colonies. The plot is strong, for it carried off the prize in a contest ar ranged by the Columbia University. Witchcraft, and the persecution to which those supposed to practise it were submitted, forms the motif of the drama, and there is a wealth of incident and excitement. The picture will be submitted at the National, Bridge-road, on Monday at the mat inee. Dorothy Dalton will be starred in The Sins Ye Do, striking Triangle picture. Remarkable revelations of the con ditions existing under the American system of hiring out convicts are given in the Famous Players produc tion, Un...
Arguing It Out. [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
Arguing It Out. "Can you give me, sir," inquired an American tourist of a learned profes sor, while "doing" England, "the rea son for the fresh, healthful appear ance of the English people? Their complexion is far superior to ours or our countrymen over the herring pond." S"Well," replied the professor, "I think it is all owing to the old maids." "Owing to the old maids! Why, you surprise me!" "Fact. You know the English are very fond of roast beef." "But what has that to do with old maids?" "Go slow! This genuine English beef is the best and most nutritious beef in the world and imparts a very beautiful complexion." "Well, about the old maids?" "Yes, you see the excellence of this English beef is due exclusively to red clover. Do you see the point?" "All but the old maids. They are still hovering in the shadows." "Why, don't you see? This red clover is enriched, sweetened, and fructified by bumble-bees." "But where do the old maids come in?" said the inquisitive American, wiping hi...
A LESSON FROM A CLOUD [Newspaper Article] — Richmond Guardian — 21 April 1917
V A LESSON FROM A CLOUD. - I've oft watched the cloud, so fleecy and white, Float o'er the blue sky and van- .q ish from sight; : And as I thus pondered, this " thought filled my mind: X € Will my life, like the cloud, :: ;. leave no beauty behind? . swiftly fly, t That's its good may be felt long after I die? . Or am I forgetting that round me :? each day - Are hearts that feel weary and . faint by the way? ,I Sad ones that, perhaps, I may + save from despair X By just a kind act to show that I care. " _ Then let us each pray that our , Father above 4 May fan up within us the spark j of His love. And then, as we travel on life's rugged road We may help on some comrade when sunk 'neath his load; ,? And thus leave behind us a re cord so sweet 5 That others may follow the path . of our feet. --John U. Sutch, 117 Dover-'i_ street, South Richmond. (Bedridden for over three years) "? , .ýiý.ir`ý~a"i*..""PIP· :ýfi+ ý'a""'-'tiý"iý" 'i"i """ý