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CRICKET. South Suburban Churches' Cricket Association. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 13 October 1906
CRICKET. South Suburban Churhes' Cricket Association. The season opened last Saturday in connection with this Association. Keen interest was shown in ali con tests, over 3&lt;ro cricketers playing under the Association's patronage. The scores, in some cases, show want of practice, while in other clubs, iha«dvaf»tage of early practice -has proved itself. The matches will be concluded to-day. The following are the scores of,-the firat day's play ; ~ FIRST GRADE. St. John's Presbyterians 2 for 45, v. Malvern Presbyterians 5N. Prahran Presbyterians 95, v. St. George's Presbyterians 79. Mt Erica Wesleys 112, v. Punt road 3. for 4. All Saints' 6 for 55, v. St. Mat thew's 91. Malvern Congregational 106, and 2 for 23, v. East St. Kilda Congrega - tionals 34. South Yarra Presbyterians 67, v. (Prahran Independents 26 and 3 Jor 24; Armadale Wesleys S3, v. South Yarri Baptist 8 for 44. J :: SECOND GRADE. Mt Erica Wesleys 2ods v. Punt road 2nd s 100. St. john's ands 6N and none for n, v....
TRY SOCIETY. A MUNICIPAL VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
TRY SOCIETY. A MUNICIPAL VISIT. On Wednesday evening last His Worship the Mayor of Prahran (Cr &lt; W. Flintoff) and members of the Prahran council paid an official visit to the Toorak and South Yarra Try Society, to inspect the work being carried on. The councillors present were Crs Dobson, Nathan, Luxton, Williams. Nicolson, Naylor and Skinner, and Mr A» M. Mortley, Town Clerk, also accompanied the party. The hon. leader of the Society, (Mr W. M. Forster) conducted the visitors over the buildings, where the various classes and games were in Juli swing, and the visitors were %reatly interested in what tbey saw, and spoke in appreciative terms of the work being dorie. Subsequent to the inspection the boys assembled in the main hall, and the Hon. Thos. Luxton, M.L.C., one bf the trustees of the society, intro duced to them the Mayor and Councillors. Addressing the '. boys, Mayor Flintoft said he hoped they were not neglecting the opportunities pre sented to them of bettering ...
Prahran Band. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
Prahran Band. The Prahran City Band will hold a, Church Parade on Hospital Sun day (October 28), when they will attend the morning service at St. M^tthew!s Church, Prahran. The band will assemble at their rooms in A^cg£.ajrie-£tre£t at 10.45 aQd march tcf the church, where they will also assist in the musical portion of the service, ; After the service the band will re assemble and march back to the band-room, where they will dismiss. In the afternoon the band will render a programme of instrumental .music in the Victoria Gardens, High street, .when a collection will be taken up on behalf of the "hospitals.
Deaf and Dumb Institution. ANNUAL GYMNASTIC DISPLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
Deaf and Dumb Institution. ANNUAL GYMNASTIC DISPLAY. In the Prahran City Hall on Wednesday evening last the girls and boys of the Victorian Deaf and Dumb institution gave their annual gymaastic -display. " There was a good attendance, and mach interest was evoked in the proceedings. Under the direction of Mr G. Bell, gymaastic instructor, the girls gave dumb-bell exercises,-marching evolu tions and Indian club swinging, whilst ihe lioys provided running evolutions, calisthenic rod exercises, dumb-bell exercises and çyramids:> SonJfe"Öftlie1 difßlays %erè given to musical accompwitüents, and both the girls and the boj s kept excellent time; the marching evolutions, for instance, being gone through with marked'precision. Mr Bell ia to be complimented on the work of his pupils. During "the evening vocal selections were given by Miss Gould, Miss Edith Osborne, and Mr Alf. Andrew, and-electric bioscope views were shown by Messrs Johnson and Gibson. The j audience were well pleased wit...
Athletics. CHRIST CHURCH GYMNASTIC CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
The invitation athletic evening " held by the Christ Church Gymnastic Club on Tuesday last was witnessed by a large ^gathering. Amongst those present were His Worship the Mayor (Cr Fhn toft), and Prahran councillors, Mr Geo. Fairbairn, Cr F. Stapley, of .Melbourne, and the Bsv. Canon Tucker. Proceedings were opened with " mass work " by members of the club, under their .instructor, Mr A. Frank, the dumb-bells, running evolutions, &c, being carried out with great precision and most effec tively from a spectacular point of view. Mr Lionel Dumsday gave an excellent exhibition of Indian club swinging, and .the members con cluded "their ^veining's work by exercises on the pàraÛél bars. Then followed a three rounds exhibition spar, between'ftoy Relph and'Wally McKay, in which the -science qt foot work and"5" räpTd'Teätiing was well demonstrated. Each of the rounds were evenly contested. The wrestling bouts 'provided'%y Clarence Weber were both exciting and interesting. E. T. Steve...
FEDERAL ELECTIONS. Fawkner Electorate. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
FEDERAL ELECTIONS. ?_-r*-r~rr - , Fawkner Electorate' - Cr Tfaos. Smith will address a public meeting in the Prahran "Town Halljbn Thursday ,~tevemag next« His Worship the Mayor, Cr Flintoff, " Or^no.^^üfciji'jthé' Liberal arid PxotefliSnist caiídjflate fonFawkner ^ectolate, will addreksra meeting of electofe in the Prahran Town Hail Op^Jtânay evening next..^tytá chive wiR v Ja ^occupied by His Worship f - Miller's committee, meets fh Chaira street. '-' ~ i k 1 ?
Refuse Destructor for Prahran. A PURCHASE MADE IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
Refase Destractor for Prahran. A PURCHASE MADE IN ENGLAND. At the meeting of the Prahran council on Monday evening last, Cr Skinner, chairman of the destructor committee, read from a letter he had received from Mr Calder, city surveyor, who was on a visit tc Eng land for the purpose of purchasing & refuse destructor for Prahran. Mr Calder wrote that he had inspected twenty different destructors in Eng land and Scotland. The best plant he had seen for an object lesson was at Preston, Lancashire, where the de structor generated sufficient steam, with no other fuel but refuse, to run the whole of the tramways of that town, which had a population of 113,000 people, and had 16 miles of tramways. The crass of destructor in use at Preston was a Meldrum - Simplex. Cr Skinner also announced that a cable, dated the 12th inst., bad been received from Mr Calder to the effect that he had purchased a J Meld rum-Simplex destructor at a cost j of ,¿"8,500. He therefore moved that i the acti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
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NOTES FROM LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
"MOTES FROM LONDON. By A D. ' ' ? It is not my fault you have not had a series of letters since my return to England, but as a gentle reminder I send this on. * * * The summer has been rather variable, and we have had real hot weather ; in fact,tl'vp lost flesh dur* ingithe spell. When inJWejst Áu^ tralia last February, 1 actually |pùt oh. weight. But it is so oppressive» s j damp here. * *- * A good many people from Prahran district were on the bea- I came over by, and everyone vcted*the voyage a delightful one. As a rule, everybody was obliging and kind, and there was a "give and take" spirit that wast most pleasant. * . I have had a big round this year, but feel the need of a rest, for it is. strenuous work. No eight hours a day, I can assure you ; it is a case of' rooming, noon and night. Some of ¡the Petth^Mügers tpere a bit jealous at, my a^r^npoent^and said^sp^tefjä things, ©uttk ^-satisfactory to me to know that ocr tain people pf standing in the West who have been here on a...
INTER CLUB ANGLING COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
. INTER CLUB ANGLING ' ' COMPETITION. At a meeting held on (he loth inst., at the'Orient Hotel, Bourke street, -at which two delegates were present from the Prahran, Essendon, South' Yarra, Brunswick and Richmond clubs, it was decided to hold an inter .club angling competition during the ?ensuing season. ' Rules and dates for the competition have been decided upon. Each club is to be represented Jby â -team of six- financial members, ind each competing club is - to con tribute to purchase a club trophy for the winning club.
CRICKET. Southern District [?] Association. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
fit^i-'«*^^:-..j». -" - -_--"«-F., " The above Association commenced its eighth season on Saturday last, the scores up to drawing of stumps are reported as follows Rosedale v. Commercial road Methodists, on the ground of the latter in Fawkner Park. The home team batted first and made 147 ; J, Davidson in good form made 38 in a little over two hours. Fsatherston showed good form by making 34."-, T. Davidson (captain) 15 and A.. Taylor 15- Sundries 21. South Yarra v. College Lawn, on the Rosedale ground in Fawkner Park. The Lawn made 152 ; their best batting being done by C. Stevens 36, E. Snell 30, Ç. Waite 23 and J A. Boldemann 18. The Yarra bowling was done by L. Foley 2 for 6, Roach 3 for 32 and W. Wilde 3 for 45, and for the visitors E. Pitts securedjtwo,T5H(Jçets for g.. The home team have lostrÇwo wickets for 21 ; W. Wilde ao and Fraser 8 not out. . Oakleigh v. Fortrose, on the latter club's ground, close to the Middle Park Station. The home ¡team batted first and have lost 5 w...
Australian Democratic Federation. PUBLIC MEETING IN PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
Australian Democratic j Federation. PUBLIC MEETING IN I PRAHKÄN. ! I Under the auspices of the Austra- j lian Democratic Federation, a public meeting was held in the Prahran Town Hall on Tuesday eveuing last. The chair was occupied by Mr Roy Vernon, and he and Mr Geo. Roberts, the secretary of the A.D.F , were the principal speakers of the evening. " The question before you to-day is," says the Australian Democratic Federation, " In what way can we best promote and conserve the wel fare of Australia and her people ?" From the platform of the Federa tion we extiact the following-"The policy we require for Australia is one which will enable us to live lives of useful happiness, free from the evils which characterise older coun tries, and permitting to each indivi dual the maximum of personal liberty in all matters industrial.social, intellectual and spiritual, consistent with national safety. Further, this policy must be one which will attract the people necessary to till the vast are...
Angling. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
The Prahran City Angling Club commence their 1906-7 season on 20th and 21st inst, with a bay com» .petition for mixed fish. A trophy presented by Mr A. W. Walker, vice-president, will fall to the lot of the winner. The locality will be Beaumaris. Competitors who have put in their nominations at the club ,room, mpst sign on at-Keefer's Boat ^hed^femmaiis, «¿2.30 pan., and fweigbrjia at "7 o'clock pn either day. % * Aispecial meeting is culed for next Tuesday night to consider, revise and .confirm club rules for the season.
Prahran Public Library. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
Prahran Public Library. The following report on the at- j tendances at the Prahran Public Library for the quarter ended Sept. 30th, I906,was submitted to the local council by the city librarian (Mr A, E. McMicken) OP.^ÍSpday evening last July, 11,303 ; dajlr; average, 436. August,IL,iSZ ) aaily average.425. Sept , 10,144 ; (latvia vera ge, 405. Total attendanceilrom January to September, 90,654, as 'against 95.535 for.same period of 1905 Sunday. ,statistiast--(January ' to September, 1906, H,19&lt; ; average, 215. Januarv toeJ$epterjaber, 1905, £659 ; average, 179." ' ' 1 A general increase js thus shown, both for week days anti Sundays
The New Zealand and Queensland Rating Systems. BATING UNIMPROVED VALUES FOR WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
The Nev Zealand and" Queensland Rating System}. BATING UNIMPROVED VALUES FOR WATER SUPPLY. At the meeting of the Malvern Coun cil on Monday, last, the dgbaté^on: Ct Cornwall's motion in?favoroItïfeexémp : tion of buildings and? other tnipjêovë rnents froui assessment for water:.rate I purposes, and in favor of assessing bite values only for these purposes, was con cluded, his OD' V supporter being Cr Ellis. Cc Cornwall,io introducing his motion, pointed out that about 9% of the land within the metropolitan area escaped water rate owing lo a technicality iu the construction of the law, and that aa endeavor to remedy the law had accidentally miscarried. This led to a higher rate bein» imposed on improved properties than would be the case \t all land were rated. He went furthör than merely advocating the rating of vacant laud, but advocated that in making the assessments, the value of the land as ja building site only should be considered, so that supposing two-tot^of ground ad joining...
MINOR RESERVES. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
MINOR RESERVES. in trie report ot tne pare» ana gardens committee appeared the fol lowing clause, viz, "that the offer of Mr Wilmot to lease the land in Williams road be declined, and that the two blocks be thrown open and seats placed therein." Cr Miller, who was unable to attend the council meeting, wrote objecting to the committee's re . commendation on the following grounds :-(i.) The council only had possession of the land for back rates, and had no title, nor will they be able to get one for a nnmber of years. . (2.) The land has a frontage of 30ft by a depth of 90ft. The area is too small to be of any use as play grounds, and it is within a stone's throw of the Victoria Gardens. (3.) Should the council spend money on it the original : owner may at any time turn up and ; claim the land by simply paying the 1 back rates. (4.) Considering that the rates are less than Î6f~ per year, the offer now made of 50 - per year 1 should be accepted, rle also be lieved that the owners of su...
RECREATION RESERVES. FOR PRAHRAN SUPPORT FROM THE A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
FORPBáHRHW -V -% SUPPORT FROM THE A.N.A, fe OD Monday evening last . députa ion from the Prahran fcr»noh;Of the \.N.A. waited on the local council vith a viBW to urging and generally tsaisticgt&e council tosecore reserves a the more thickly poppkted parts »f the city ot Prahran. The deputation was formally iu roduced by Cr Williams.1 Mr G. Walls, President of the Prahran branch of the A.N.A., said parks and reserves were a necessary idjaact to the welfare of any muni cipality. HÍ8 branch desired to give the council every assistance *în securing a sufficiency of reserves, ani il so to congratulate the council oo the step it bad already taken, in -pur chasing a block of Und in malvern road as a reserve. ' v Mr W. E B^unt, "Vice PÄdeot, congratulated the corincil >W%rfaat it ¿ hid already done in r'e^^^reWfveSj in having, to an efteot, ah^rHpated v . the views of the A.N. A.. Thewanch desired to see reserves purchased as ' close as possible to the heart of the city, aud ther...
[?] Council. Monday, Oct. 15th, 1906. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
- f Preteent^^r^Us (chairman) and Ors Weller, Parslow, Cameron, Corn wall, Lewis, Dunlop,'Holmes, and Carroll, , " CHAIRMAN. In the^|u^nc«\if3'the Mayor (Cr, Edgar), Cr Ellis ^ was appointed chairman for the evening, on the motíozrbfCr Weller. P0BMC WORKS . DEPARTMENT; The Public Works Department wrote notifying Mr J. Barnacle as auditor of accounts, at a remuneration of/30 KfRE BRIGADES BOARD. A letter was received from the Chief ^.Secretary's" ' office, notifying November . S 3s the date of nomina tions for representative of Fire Brigades Board, and December io as date of election.-The letter was received, and further consideration held over till -next meeting. PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT. Thë. Public Health Department wrpte giving a list of registered premises at which ice cream, cordials. &c, are rprepared for sale, and re questing inspection of premises. Cr Parslow moved that the matt« be left in the hands of the Tow* Clerk. Cr Weller said that the Towt Clerk should have i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
All Sporting Requisites j AND Cricket Materials. J. K. SMITH The Sports Emporium, 136 Elizabeth Street MELBOURNE . , Catalogue of Sporting Requisite | free any address During the American Civil War a captain cf a company which had sixty men in its ranks, none of whom were as energetic as tt.e effa cer thought they should be, hit upon a plan which he thiughs would cure their habits of laziness. One morn ing, after roll-cal1, the captain, ad dressing his command, said : " I have a nice, easy job for the laziest man in the company. Will the la/test man step to the frort ?" Instantly fifty-nine men each took a step forward. " Why didn't you step to the front" inq i i : cd thc-commander of 'he one man who dil not Step for ward. "1 wis Wo rep'i.d the : chlier. 'I be committee of tho Pr&hrau. lentil Yarra and Toorak Ladies' Benevolent Society ri-port having relieved i ll cases weekly duriug the fortnight endiug 4th ¡Vt The cases numbered I ."il adults and l.'tti children. The adult...
The Standard SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20th, 1906. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern and Caulfield Standard — 20 October 1906
Tba Standard [ SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20th, 1906. i __. The Prahran council, at its meet ing on Monday evening last, decided ; that the summer series of municipal J concerts in the Victoria Gardens be commenced on Thursday, November 8th, and continued weekly during the pleasure of the council, and that : the services of the Prahran City Band be engaged at a fee of £6 per concert. 1 A grand assault-at-arms, by the r members of Nos. 2 and, 5 Batteries Australian Field Artillery of Victoria, will be held in the orderly rooms, 1 Chapel street, Windsor, on Monday ' evening. 29th inst., at S p.m. The price of admission is 1/-, reserved seats 6d extra. Sergt. H. O. Caddy f is hon. secretary. The Punt Road Methodist Liter ary Society are holding a concert and bioscope entertainment on Mon 1 day evening next, commencing at 8 r o'clock, for which a good programme has been prepared. The price of admission is 6d. Mr S. L. Beckwith announces that he has purchased the saddlery, har ness-making and gri...