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THE FIRST USE OF AN UMBRELLA. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
THE FIRST USE OF AN UM BRELLA. For many centuries the umbrella had been illn common u ill China and Jnpan, before it wos introduced into Eumrpean countric? About 200 years ago it was in troduced into London by Jonas Hanwny, a benevolent and eccentric old gentleman. When he first raised his umbrella, on a rainly day, he found itof unexpected use in keeping off a shower of sticks and stones, with which the strcet.boyspelted him. For olong while it was considered effeminnte and ridlIculous to use an umbrella.
ST. KILDA COURT. FRIDAY, JANUARY 4TH. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
ST. KILDA COURT. FarnIDAY, JANUARY 4Tl. Before the Mayor and MeoIre. O'Callaghan, and Crouch, J'a.P. BorrLIto HIo.-David Calder sum monod Elizabeth Gracie, the landlady of the St. Kilda Family Hotel, fora an asault. Mr. A. D.J. Daly appeared for the com plainant and Mr. Gaounson for the defence. Calder's evidence was to the effect that on Saturday the 22nd uIt., about 11 o'clock p.m., he wont into the hotel and shortly anfterwa~ntl two men, named Hegarty and Leydin, came in. They agreed to throw dice for drinks, but when Leydin beat Calder, Hegarty refused to throw. A dispute then arose and Mwrs. Grace struck Calder several times on the head with a lemonade bottle, and some one threw him out. For the defence it was urged that Calder was drunk, and fell over the table into the fender. Caw ditmissed. FulT STsaLES.--Ricehard Warner and William Wilson, two boys, charged with stealing fruit from the garden of Mr. Crouch, Dickens-strect, did not answer to their names. Case adjourned for a...
THURSDAY, JANUARY 3rd. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
THUIsDAY, JANUAY rd. Before Messrs. Bratty, Hornblower, Find ley, Sykes, and ltotles, J's.P. THREATENIONG LANGUAGOE.- Joseph Ginneft was proceeded against by Rosa Wlhitfield, the barmaid of the Royal Mail Hotel, for using threatening language towards her; he had threatened" to do for her " because she would not supply him with drink on creldit. She sought to have idm boundl over to keep the peaee. Case dis msosoed. YOUTHFUoL THIEVES.-Two boys named, respectively, Lockwood and Bullen, were charged with stealing a bridle and saddle from Mr. Lewis Mason, South Yarra. The case against themwas very clear, hbut as neither the prosecutor northe police desired to pros the charge they were dismissed. DaUe--A dilapidated old man named Storey, who figured in court as a drunk, was discharged. NoraTro LIRE LEATHER. - James Watson, was sent to gaol for sevren days for stealing a pair of shoes from the Wholesale Boot Company, Phrahn. OBSCENE LANGUAGE. - ~AUgust Zans tuk, and his wife Catherine, pl...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
IT will, doubtless, be somosohot of a surprise to our renders this morning to find that the Psnisnn TEMononn tin s soddenly merged into a bi-weekly paper. For supslards of tlhirty years it has maintasined a good position amongst the Press of the day, and especially dusring thb past year or so, owingin tohe additiooal amount of rotlhussiosm and eoergy throsrn into it by tise proprietors, the progress Isas bheresnmost mnarked. Enlrgesments hlae tokesn place tlsree or four times dsring the last year, and the position it ocuitoed demanded a furtherstep aheod, and thlerehas beesnso olternatise but to issue tse paper toire a eerk instead of once as Iheretofore. In making the change we do so wits a large measure of pride at past success, ansd profound thlsnks for thie ever ready support of our ndvertisers and renders. And it is witll much satisfaction that we give Prahran and St. Kilda and districts today shlst they have long since claimsed-and that is a hi-weekly newspaper. In issuing the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
Public Notices. READ wHAT THE LADn'oG OiRS INifCfiEMISTS ShY. M fediene introduee a to the public 'ec met with the success accorded . Soute.z Americn Hop Bitters. Ids to-day the best known curative in the word. It is fumous by reason tnherent vi.ones. It does alt that is i'for t'. . NTLE??Eer,-N medicide has one-ihalf - and gives such universal satisfaction ', ieriu IIop Blitters. As seveel re le eures helsee nsale here, thereh [ number of advocatCes for your medi ouve coustantly used Ameriean Hop fir the past four years in cases of in pu, debility, wcakness, and in all ictesed by poor and bad ventilation, t ar otd exercise, over-woek, and lta Uto, '.lh the most perfect success." s:Ttnt.tesourishing tonic, t ppetler, thene, Casd~ cnrutivo knuwn to the 'teoao n Is Dr. Salue's Americn or aK of a i.aties of the liver, aeh,tbowes, orhkidneys, c dully cress,. _ e us Dr. BoSute' American Hp n mhmeticoe f oronstantly preseorb onr Hop Blttecsand have tound eveyI reieved- by thet ohs." ecan ...
PARS PITHILY PUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
PARS PITHILi PUT. 25. Bir. Two. Twice. Excelsior. Bli-wekly. MDCCULXXXIX. A Happy Nerw Year. 1)r. Howitt d?dn--cancer. As you admire us, praise u. How do you like our " nLcr drest" Too much rai--Castle?oron washed out. . . . There are 242 otfl?ers iPublie oService ?vcr 60. The Victoira-.treet bridge a ourr" Bridge of Sighs." PIlenty of four biundrtl 'fet trees near Fornshaw. " Stickting up" ease at illlnmstown offRnders arrestcl. Fatal tramwas y accidet, at St. Ki;lr on Thurhdlay morning. Mr. John Alsopr, the ,Mr . . . copper gather, agsiu to the frrt. Sulcidec, bathing fatalitiw anl "lrorrml" tie onler of the New Year. Fortllrs coulcil meets or Meonday, the Moalvncn council on Tuensay. On pagKe four wrill he fountl our "Sports newsr," anl "The 'Poet' Corler." American baseballsrcotlrlfailure. We don't want to play mundeCro,thanks. IRailwray revreuoe ilcreaceri£250,000 hur. ing plat half-year. imvo Scightli . The Iokmatrkers got hit Ivily orer the mccs on Newe Years' Day-- arse glad...
OUR LOCAL CHURCHES. TO-MORROW'S SERVICES. EPIPHANY SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
OUR LOCAL CHURCHES. TO.MOllrOW'S S ERVICES. EPIPHANY SUNDAY. The preachers in the undurmentloned local churcha to-morrow are as follows : ALL ArINTS' CenoC, St. Kilda - Morn ' ing and evcning CHRIST CiUBOH,'Y it. KIlla--Mornlng Rev. J. Stanley Low; evening, IV. Q. Hinlley. Br. GEORGE's PRESBIYTERIAN COHUReo, East St. Killda--Mo?nling anl evening, Rev. J. Gi. MIackle. ST. MRL vTIN'o COUnon, Hawksburn - Korning and ovenhing T. GEoRnoG EHUROR, Malvcrn-Morn. Itg and evening, licV. C. J. Godby, M.A. PnAOAN BAPTIoT CHunac, Cecil P'lace. l-Morlduing and evening, licv. J. J. ?ack~cnr~tc. BIlLE OCHRISTIAN METHODIBT CoUnCII, East Prahrhan- Mlonillg, Rev. A. Rogers; evening, Rev. Ii. I. Caron.
THE POET'S CORNER. SLIGHTLY MIXED. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
FHE POET'S CORNER. SLIGHTLY lMIXED. great amount of amusement may be ined from the game of mizing up ry, which is nothing more than select lines from different aruthors and or ting them oo as to make rhymite. clre' spccimen : re wo a soundof revelry ry night, say dtown south wlore 1 was born; dogs delight to bark usl bite. ws in the mecdowand sheepi in thccorn. hicftain to the Higltlands,bound, is father's hope, his nlother's joy; ad something smooth and hard and round, rhn Broi's little Ianlian boy. o wants but little here belows, att, peas, beaons, anri barltey; ;sworld is all a tleetilg shos, ver tile water to Charley. tc is a calmlfor thoce whlo weep Sfamous Lontaon town-;' te lmo-Peep she lost her cheep, lo bark tlmit held a princse went down. I Gilpin was a citizen, sml India's coral ctrnlt; Ilom the busy lusuuts of men rre is a lhappy lan. Sfromsthel'tombstca ?doleful soUI ;. mr, dear, iwhatscaststheemstter beo :e the juru ssl suald :oad mund, ,me to ttle emnsct trse.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. COUNCIL'S NEGLECT AND OFFICIOUSNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
L8TTERS TO THE EDITOR. COUNCIL'S NEGLECT AND OFFW . CIOUSNESSf. 81,rt'R, a ngaloag Chapel-stroatinfront of r large hoarding of about 70ft. lon.bhy lOft. high I n-arrowly escaped being seri' - ously tInjtirl or killel by the sadden fall of this dangerous eretion across the foot . path into the street.: Fortunately a me - m?nt's warning was given by a constable who saw the immense wall tottering, and thus oseveral pcrsolns escaped bodily injuries or death. That such dangerous crectionl of quartering are alloVCwed to be put up in such positions is a marvel, and.reflects dis creslit and carclesoness on the eitp councilt .. and its oflers. Thbese oflicin are buspy in interfcriog acd prohibiting decent and substantial erections of weatherbolrd out buildings to private renidencer and in spending their time and the ratcpeyerS money in seeking how to revere thefair... arid impartial, and universally-approveal, decisions of our loncallcourts of hppeaire excessivc valuations. -But more imporia...
THE CONTRIBUTOR. COMMENTS ON EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
THE CONTRIBUTOH. OOMMENTS ON, EVENTS. [BT BOnEMIANr.J - oo.a' ers e aapo a but dIm a.to To r~·nul omuck and Ilet a · Zme. Special prayers for rain hare been offered up. Thryhave been too erncaclous. The country is flooded, and ruin and death are reported in consequence. It rminds me of the Wesleyan lady whose garden was parched for want of rain, beseeching her pa:str to pray for the fluid. He prayed, and her garden was washed away. She left the church, declaringthatWesleyanism was too extreme. Of many Speakers who have pre sided in the Victdrian LcgislantivoAssembly, Mr. M. H. Davies standsunrivalled, both as a judlge anl a diplomtatist. His d?lomacy, unlike that uisually characteristic of poll ticians, centres itself in the commendable aim of restoring friendships and healing petty jealousies. It may not be generally known that each evening last session a little dinner was given by thie Speakcr, to which those whose hearts were not akin were invited, and many a quarrel which might ...
THRIFT AND THE NEW YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
THIIFT AND THE NEW YEARL S ta,mNot many weeks ago an old depoitor neno to me with a cheque for several. herdreds of po0uad, tuforming me that it was the itrst Instalment of several thoc. naln he was to get for a piece of land he had sold, that fifteen years before had cot him £75, and that if it had not beenfor. the Melbourne Savings Bank he would never have had the wherewithalto hare bought the land in the first instante Thin is only a solitary example of the gret importance of.early thrift. Early thrift in dren, food, and time is much neglected, and who cne say parents are not to blamel Thrift in dress rcminds me of a wido°w,, whose husband luuni been killed, coming to mry offie with enough crape on her back to furnish a funeraol, and 11ll she lhad in the world was nalittle..furniture in the r.ntaL, house and £7l in the bank; all the money wonlhi not nearly pay fuleral expenne.. Still, there vas the mother of four or fire lchildreo aoing in this extraeagant wany,. setting a had ex...
THE LADIES COLUMN. AFTERNOON-TEA GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
THE LADIES' COLUMN. AFTERNOON.TEA GOSSIP. ----- By ELLA. mrs. Hslguon Bure-tt, a wol-known writer, has been offered £l7t0 for her latest work. The sum is said to be the largest ever offered to a woman in that country. Mr. ar tt Enlsh o by birth, but America Is the iand of her atoption. No less than two million letters parced through the post-office at Manchester on Christmas Eve. A curiouo fact is stated about the wife of ex-Presirent Clvelad. It is that heersrc. eption duties have beeno so arduous in the way of shaking ohands that her right one has become so enlarged that she is forced to wear the glove for It two sies larger than that of the left onc. The Queen eis happily strongly against vivisction. Speaking on the subject to the late Principal Tulloeh, she remarked, It .ake meo wihl to thiok of the cruelties protcred towards poornitmnlsY. We think evei tius woman will rte-choher )lajestyi' waredo. Lovers of rore oins will Ire somewhat dithoncehtrel at seeing tIe latter ured as ...
OUR FIRE BRIGADE SYSTEM. A JOINT CONFERENCE OF LOCAL COUNCILS. SUGGESTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
•. :..i "'._ i. FLUE BUIGAPESYTEM. A JOIN CON PERENCE o SUGGEST1ED. ily b X.lFIRP AN.) rIt may Ithc.i t nplne ' now that the Ioet of c tt l cfrr. uOt to m Le en - garollofg e mrachp ubio atitiotiol, to re. riewi oar peoret m f ste aclnObhtare a ca suppreatlon o. ?'lt . rmgmer aeat It reme themoth treare at th?e present he tboini thnet obf?es-no doubt ea'ch mot prefepa bllOe to theaal other; cr?r thht toheitmeopponents in more th e elm wothf h a statyl of th cings th nmIot peWy0... omen al n atuagt tclol t UUtbh~O~~rE O art t the precacn m too a-o potent a foe-i an ichm bli?ityvI ?; 16 issity intention to enter o the rlttre claims of the rival ; gutl=;, no,-(° ""? uonthe eeun - cats. 1fo0l to ay that.the mpreent aat m ia o pblch ad statue l?f in neg o na r ame udent l coeotl i' :" ce" - mmb~tijngs iOjeolet0. fo~-io an m ih'lty.' itlo my latcatioo to color oi~toleC dhlonrgeapeoa the cioream tancO hle hnoolleelp. to so umileejoohlt eriete. ilnffi?0C1 toesaY thatithe proroot yoais eaphh...
FOOTBALL AND BASEBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
F0TBA AND BASEBALL. IlAVuotron.' Last Monday vfntage was taken of the holiday season Lhohl a gathering on the St. Kilda grounofr the purpose of giving the Aomcrica te of bsoleallers an exhi bition of tlo VIorlaun game of football. Messre. Stooko af Marehall were moving spirite in the affr, and it in to be regretted that the werthe hould have turnedl out so unpropitious. The grounl a well patronfsed, quite 4000 being pre$. The nervices of Loy dn'Carllton Dlet Band were engagecld, and but for the na verj pleadant after noon'a sportwoo have been experienced. The football h was Ihe first itcin on. theprogramme, dhertaeapplauncgreeted the nppcarance it the rival teams--St. Kilda and Carlt n, whlo vre led by C. Dunn ind T. 4din sopectivcly. Mr. Trait offiehted ontrel umpire. lThe weathor atho start was lver oppres'ire anl warm orkh wrs the main feature at the first. iL Kilds ki? off but the wind veerwi round and gat them the help of a satlffish breene Thih they took full aslvantago (f and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
-ftiunishers, ete. ,LLO.CH'S for ,"BEDTEDS, BEDDING, ETS, LNOLEX, o;, . • ; ·: ... . . nt *T BEDUCED PRICES II .! •--· - . . .1 do rn to faoor with cll bofoo ,:claowhoro, ",' , supdoNply nny respectable pcso descrip~!o.tion ourai ohe iorl, OCTe ?. " O., ITUBEWAo HOSE .. . S.a. '~. . .,, . 5a. O. ., , ,, Os. Od1. . ,,o . 7sb . Cd. ,, . os. O? . , 5. . .. oe. of~boo~~i Oo thoflirtorfc o, ~--LLocH o.. CO., "ITUHE WAREHOUSE,l SoO2enr (hopoIstor St b oaolr orood r blles ) armUM 7@!, i TaE EVEN' EY• ofl to NTENNIAL TEAR I :V. J.: GREEN, : 'D COMMODIOUS PREMISES, At the Carnr of ND EAL BSTREETS. WIDSOB., -e is O teri? utd Immense & Wol1oost.d Stook at TLY REDUCED PRICES. 'GBEAT BABGAINB fitood, the lke of whlobh r not y to ooo.'onotll tho next ~MflflU YEAR. lo.Public . Ad ied to TE FLOODAT ITS TIDE. r. J. GREEN, 3HING WAREHOUSE, Comer of . :L AED EARL STREETS, :inrmsoB 411f20. .. I. P. George, RAKHER Aht) UPHIO1E21l12i2', a 212 High.strmt St. Kild. n.o FrunloTEn MSmUancTasP Id Chai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
?llg Instltutions. 10oNAL ABAN . OF AUD it . Su £1c00bed) 0,000. pnia~pp, ',1 X,Woooo. esnc? Fnads, £GiO,.W b0lity of Shro0lders, £1~,M000. NNAN BBANCH SChapel Stret. IT ALLO~VED ON DEPOSITS. oErn n d rlnd, Scntlard, an ?'? Branchsa a~n Agencies through id. rld. R. ENGLAND. ?angor. ONhAL BANK OF AUSTRhALABI. I Itil Subscr £IR0,00,w . Potd-up. £1,ooo,?. · Ifeseve Funds, £670.000, lity hareholdors £1,500,000. 7. lDA BRA NCH. 0gh.stro tand Wom~lnogt ot. 3os .-"dst Allowd on Money GORDDN 1. DAE, 0antr. I on El~lalnd, Ireland, ScotLmd, Nan[ 3ranches and Agoneci throughou? ~OBDN H.DbRE ~lnn~a I TIONAL IANK OF AUB. TRALASIA. 61,a6i-,hod 01.,0,000. . eserred Funds, £670 G00. li?y of Sharoho do, £1,,00,000. ALAC AAVA BRANCH'C, Carlisl, Strot . SALLOWED ON DEPOSITB. on Engloud, Ireland, Sootlad, and Bo3rncheh od Agencie throughout E011E BOBERTOON, Ilonger. : OF VICTORIA. omteod by Act of Counll. lob, in 2,100 shrs of £60 each. scrre Fund, £115,000. . .HIAN BRANCH, l od 0 0 Ca0ol, Sao, ; wite ...
TO CORRESPONDENTS AND OTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
TO CORRESPONDENTS AND OTHERS. -- 0 ý--' 1. This Jounal is lublished on lWe4esdnely mnd Saturday n2orning2 , and may be obtained from all 3. To insure their insertion, and to admit of piro r cl.isflcation, advertisemenht should reach this offi1, by six o'clock on the eve2d2g prior to publicatio ; days. Special ad6ertisemcnts re ceived up to five p.m. on day of publication. 4. Subscribers to this Journal who may receive the ýper late, or irregularl3-, mu requested to notly same at this office in order that t2le baen. vcnience may be remedied. 5. Advertisers -a reminded tlhat all istrue. tions referringto the withdrawal of advertltý .ents, etc., must be i writing, a verll notices camnot ]e attended to. 6. Letters ,d oathelr communications intended for insertion in the news columns should be addressed to The Editor. 7. 2No notice call be taken of aon2lymous 2m. l junictiona. Every letter2 must be 2 cou2?m?. by the name and address fo the writar, not neces sarily for publication, but as ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 5 January 1889
Births. FOSTEn.-On the 2th December, at High.strcot, Malvern, the wife of John Joseph Poster, of twins, son and daughter. Both doing well. Marriages. LLOT~w -ORnao .-On tho 19th ult., at Holy Trinity Churcl, Blncfmtv, by the Hoe. G. W. Torrmnce, M.A., Mns. Doc., Henry Irmlcerick, eldest son of Henry Lloyd, London, to Mary Catherine, daughter of James Ormond, Sea fortlh, Esplnnnde, St. Kildf. Deaths. CLAnX.--On thlo 3st December, at tho rsidonc? of his brother.in-a, A. Wast, 1 Hm Villna, Aclnnd-stroot, St. Mildn, Samuel James, young. eat son of Samuel Clark, of Toorank, aSe 27 yeanrs. M'LEura.-Ou the Ist Janunry, at his residCena Snzledon-place, off Pine-street, South y?rra, Alexannder, the beloved husband of ANIrngret M'LeAc, after a long and pIinifl illness of 18 years, bto with Christian fortitude, aged G6 S At rest.