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THE POET'S CORNER. THE GIRLS THAT ARE WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
THE POET'S CORNER. THE GIIl,~ THAT A~RnE WA?\TED. The girls thlt tir rwantdl are good girls ooed from tile heart to the lips; Pure as the lily is white and pure, "rom its heart to its sweet leaf tips. The girls that are whatedare home girls G' .':Girls that air mother's right hpod, That fathers and lrothers can trust to, And the little ones understand. Girls t?hit tae fair on the lcearthstone, And plesant when nobody sees; Kind and sweet to tlhir own folks, . Ready and nxious to please. The girls 'tlt are wanted are wise girls, * That ow what ts do sanld to s oy; •That drire with a smile aml a soft word' The wrathl of the hlotoeholdl away. The girls that sre stedre girls of sense. Whom fashion can necr deceive; ro cass follow wrhateer is pretty, And dare what is tilly to lcave. The girls thatare wanted are carefitl girls, 'Who count what a thing rwill cost, Who ose with a pradecut, generous hand, But see tlmt nothing is lost. The girl s tlat are wanted are girls with "hearts ; They ...
A CAPITAL SUGGESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
A CAPITAL SUGGESTION. DEAbn SIn,-As two football matchcs ha?e been played during the past week, and reach has succeeded in drawing a large attendance, I .think the best thing foot bnallers can do is to arrange a match in aid of the Alfred Hospital,'either on a Saturday r ori the national holiday, 26th inst. The ouburbs south of the Yarnra are those most interested in the hospital, naid a match between--say, South Melbourne ald St, Kilds, would not fail to place a substantial sum to the credit of the institution. The interest in a smatch between the clubs I mention would be heightened by the fact that they have only once met, and then three seasons ago, since the formation of the local senior club, and not at all sincte the amnalgamation of Prahran 'and St. .ilda.-Yours, fc., A tEMoBER OF THE ST. KILDA F.C. 9th Jan., 188D. [This is a good suggestion, and if acted upon will redound to the credit of foot ballers.-ED.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. STREET ROWDYISM IN PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
LETTERS TO THE E·DITOR. STREET ROWDYISI IN PRAIIRAN. -----e B Ia,--Inan recent issue of the Prakran Telegraph my name was meoontionedin con nection with certain polic court proceed. ings against me for insulting behaviour. Perhaps you will permit these few lines, so that I may call attention to the dangerous use that may be made of this very clastic law and chargs. For example, take my own case. Accompasqled by three friends, all quite sober, and two of Whom are tem peranee men, I am seized in the publio streets, and for an offence of which I.now rc.assert I was perfectly innocent. Not. withlstanding, the bench chose to believe two constables as against my three friends, whose veracity no one attempted to im peach; still I was fined for doing a thing that I have never done all through myllfe. If a policeman has a grudge against any one, he can easily satisfyit by chargngany respectable man with ainsulting behaviour, who may suffer as I did. Neverthelns, it is very hard that a respec...
TRY EXCELSIOR CLASS, ST. KILDA. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
TRY EXCELSIOR CLASS, ST. KlILUDA. Tho'usual metintl g of the aboye was hcld last Wednelday. Afterindulagngin various galmo, a concert was lehl, sovoral of the boys comtributilg. ThIe Roy. Mr. Welch from Quelonland, gavoe an intcrcating addryo-. MIr. 3Iiller alao alIddreoal thelads and bade'them farewell a? he intcudcd to go lntotloo.untry. Mr. Barber expronssla hope that nome gentlcmen ,ould omne forwarnld and help him in the work. Con tributlons may bo forwnrdld to the Editor of thir paper or to Mr. Barber's Neowt Boys' Hall, Boweh-strcet, MoIlbourn.
SOCIETY MEETINGS. MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
SOCIETY MEETINGS. MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY. The ordnlinary meeting of the St. Kilda Congreogtiontl Young Men's Mutual Im provement m tAnuiation wao hhld oa Tues day evening Inst io thle Ahlao-oad slchool roomm, the Rev. E. IHandel Jnncf being in the lchair. The evenig was de.Iotd to the " Maguazie," which was ably editedl; the llading article, in which tile moral andl financial aspects of the colony during the past year were touclhel upon, lproved very interesting, and the etitor wau com plimentcd very warmnly. There was also aome amusing and entertaining coresepon denc in the " Magazinre." The Inocting neut Tueiy evooening i ~to ho votel to "Eloeution."
DISTRICT NEWS. OAKLEIGH. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
DISTRICT NEWS. OAKLEIGH. [rO'ar OUa Oa COaBESPONDENr.] At the meeting of the Oakleigh tutual Improvement Society next Tueaday,n at 8 o'clock, the Rev. J. F. Oannaway will redl a paper entitled, "London." This should pirove to be a very interesting and at the same time an instructive paper. The public are at all times wvlcomo to the meetings oat the society. The Oakleigh l'ark mcs, which took place last Wedn~clay, were a very great success, there being a very large gathering. A fine afternoon, and good racing made the event most enjoyable. There are no less than six brick yards here, another beingopcnedyesterday. Mr. Wade is getting a driving machine. There improverments showr that the industry is paying, in fact a short time since the bricks coula not be made fast enough to vell. I hteacl of one man havilg a cheque for £t100lpaidhimin advance, to ensure get tlng the bricks before anyone else. The weather last week being so uncer. tain, the Churchrof Englarnd Sunday.-school picnic wa...
THE NIGHTSOIL FIENDS. ONE OF THEM BEFORE THE PRAHRAN COURT. UNEXPECTED DECISION OF THE BENCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
THE NIGHTSOIL FIENDS. --., ONE OF THEM HEFORE THE PRAH . RAN COURT. UNEXPECTED DECISION OF THE BENCH. On Thursclay morning at the PI'rahran acourt of Petty Seslions, before Messran. Isatty, Church and Sykes, a' man named Frank Sharp, a night-art driver, in the employ .of Gott and Hainaes, nightmlan, W'el!ington-street, St. Kilda, was ehargted Ly pdain-clothe corntable Stantnage with hbring allowed night soil to be cast on a public place.conotrary to the statrutet." Atlexander Munro saldl he was the care tker of.the alvernm-roald Statea-rchool, on the o30thof last Novnrmber. On that nilht before going to b~l he turned the water off at the stop-cock In Malvcrn-road. He did pot want any water to be ii any of the tipa in the scholL yard-he hall a reason for that. About twoo'cloek in the morning of the. lst Decemberr, he saw Sharp come into the yard withhis night rart. He diultd not be ritotaken about Sharp's identity ao he had fra?luntly ?en him bkelore. Watched Sharp from the window, a...
THE CAULFIELD FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
THE CAULFIELD FIRE BRI SQADE, . - -4-- 'The ,eklethll of' qIfilcers i :connctiion' with the (Catfllehl Fire Briple wm hbehl at the tLlrjItaion o~ 1Mlarlhll. T h1ec ws R god" mlster of f mteClibr rand the voting vwa very koeet. re.rulltilg followr : -C?.patin, W. NocKec.al lieutentimt, J.. BUeardloey ;npIatolUl ofliceur.. FeIlo,ol : wecretary, 1 , .Forp?oan. Trnaureur. .J. llrunl-le?; c'llmlnttec, A. Nichll. .1. Th)IIII)p , J. Witelll?l ; ulitoreL W.--er g8son, K. Attrill; hlu. mcimber., E. Atrill, PIM.eavcy, Ifaryly, ?.tt'tphior i ewridlleit, Ur. J. Long; viou-pre-idwit, Mr. J. Lel'an'
CONUNDRUMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
*COtUNDBIMS. I.--Why it playing at chcs a more ex -mplary oecupatior than playing at cardsl 2.-Who is the laziest tradesman i ".JBnWEBS. 1. Becaure yoan lilnyatch with bishops, but at canlts witll knaves. 2. Tha furniture dealer; because he krcpe chair atd laungtre about all the time. None of the saswer sntlt in arc correct. We shall havs. some goodl puzzles for anxt Wcdni?e?ay, so put your thinking cape
AN UNFORTUNATE MOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
AN UNFORTUNATE MOTHER. ---t-- - A pculiar oae of chilt deseroiooon cme uniler the notice of the St. Kilda coourt yantorotay. A yong woomaoo , oo ur.ling htroelf 'an oIm. [ill, had beea hoanling; with Mrs. Allen, Fitzro-street, for about three weeks. On Friday last she left her bahy in 3[rs. Alluo'r ere, .rying that .ho oohtl be back io a foo minutes, bot.ohe oha rooinoot tn?n?tuned. St$helid horhustband oi' an operator in the telegraph office, Lilydlen. ht tn enoquirio, Serpoent Joyce tound that there wa n o th crator namren HIill nt ilydhl. A the mother did lnot at rga in n cople of days . MIn. S Aelen ?rolmedd th r hidit nr to Otw oulin, allr yootenlra it ,ao coomittoll to tie ItotLo trial Sohoolo. During theweo k o IoM. Alen aecelrad letter from the oai-olianoo Mrm. A[ill, it wh'tich rlo taid ohhe wao 0ot t a toorried wonoa, bht an totfortonote girl. Sho nosot Moo. Allcta ir hisns o oter pretty halty" for her, antl use her biot eolnctaoro to get it illtotolntiltirtitotino. Shofur...
BALACLAVA BLACKGUARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
BALACLAVA BLACKGUARDS. Larrikinism at Balaclava is again coming into prominence. Severml vwanton acts of vyanlallsm lhave been perpetrated during the last fewlwecks also several attempted robberir. A reward of £10 has been offeredl by one of the tradlterme for the conviction of the perros who tore down and stole his shultters and broke his win dows. Thoeo annoyanc are becoming very freluent, avo t how the urgent neeo-. sity for a police station at Balaclava. It is to be sincerely hoped that the St. Kihla magistrates will ,support our local police in suppressing bthi intolerable and growing nuisanee by the inlliction of so r]utary a lIuisbmeont as will prove a dleterrent to further tmichief.
AS WE GO TO PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
AS WE GO TO PRESS. Mr. John K. BIrowne, the genial and well known town-clerk of St. Kilda, is a philan thropist of the first water. On account of the Police Department having made a con cession of sixpence per day to the members of the metropolitan force, to help them to meet the heavy increasein house rents that they have to pay, Mr. Browne is actively engaged in endeavoring to obtain a similar concession for the St. Kilda police. The inerease in rents has been greater-in St. Kilda than in Melbourne, and Mr. Browne is dctermined to fight the matter out with Mr. Chomley. Similar ateps may be takb in Prahmn also, with good hopes for success. Mr. William Waddington, the newly ap-. pointed inspector of nuisances at St. Kilda,i is now at his post, anl Mr. Greavcs the late inspcetorhasgone tohldspost in Melbourne to discharge the duties which be lias been appointed to perform by the Melbonme City council. It is almost certain that our Loch won't bolt, after his term of offlce has expired...
A REMARKABLE CASE. Under the above heading the Doncaster Reporter, of July 6th, 1887, publishes the following in its editorial columns. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 12 January 1889
A RE31AIlKABLE CASE. Under the abooe heditng the Oeneetaer Rrojoter, of Jei5y 0th., 0007, tblishel tho followintg i ito editorial columus. Our rcaoer mty real tile LrotunltttltoC of a younog clerk, nonlod Arthur iRiclold, ftllnit:insentibe on the Wheatley Lane in this town some timne ago, and beitig tickedi up, as he continued perfectly helpiless, adtl token i a ct b bhy to glttlemet to tiole fiee of F. W. Fisher, Eo€l., the solicitor ewho employed hom. Oa restoring him to ollriousol- it w;as naeertaindet he w;ts tlicltetd with what seemed tt he al illcur able discae. ihett hle woo able to speak he tail he had bee to his dinner alnd was on his way back to his work, ehllel sud ttdelth his head was in a whirl and hefell in tile .treet like a mant who i knocked dowtn. Ot :cooing tohOtis ,cgcs in the solicitoo'o oftice Ite ttought eehat titto might oteotl, alo feared he was going to have a fit of illnet?s, which we all know is a very dread foul tintg for a poor manl with a fmily to ctre...
CONTROL OF FIRE BRIGADES. THE QUESTION BEFORE THE PRAHRAN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 16 January 1889
CONTROL OF FIRE BRIGADES. THE QUESTION BEFORE THE PRAHRAN COUNCIL. A prolongued discussion was entered into at the meeting of the Prlahmn City Council on Monday night, on the question of planc ing the local fire brigades and thie fire pluog of the city under thie control of Superinten dlent Stein, the officer In charge of the Insurance Companies' brigade. Several letters were received from the variou: bodies intereste?i in.the subject, including a circilar froel the Insurance Companies, threatening tlhat unles their demand was granted their brigade would not in the future otteldl fires in the district. The 3Melbonrno and Suburban Fire Brigades' Associaltio forwanled al dircular urgitng thefCooncil to accede to the companies' dlemands, r?hilst, on the other hand, the Metropolitan Fire .Brigades' Association recommended tlhat the demand be refused. Captain Kelly, and the secretaries to the P'mhran anl South Yarra brigades, also forwarded letters protesting against their being placed u...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 16 January 1889
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FIRE AT WESTBOURNE STREET. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 16 January 1889
, FIRE ,AT WESTBOURNE. STREET. On .?attinly i ;ftrl tol, bout thal:f-palit live, a tire broke out ill Westboutrae-treet. occupieu l by 1Mr..oýit g luttotcrn,O lt.itieur. The te ibroke out illn ia I? at the r?tr of tht? hou.ec, urt it itlt qi.agittity of oil. il luituter ttiltril;t?r wr etirtiely cotn sutlledt. The tire spreal to the houte Iall damaged the kitchullen'l int adjoining hot m'?l. It al. tid Jlte ditllagel to the iote i t"ud iti , nt Otmt side, ad ,eot pi ,Ldl re pectively by. yleor. Beneraft nd Ilqrner. Mr. l'atttr. lt is insturot it ail for 4iui adtt Mr. Horner ftutor t1t0. The ' bhr.ut brigtde witoos thie tirlt on the cene ntil get t:?e 1i?.ir ull hi aInsh, trhell, th rtuce? hrilntdel a.tln¢, inl ortl he ,h,,lth.n I? ? tjl
AUCTION SALE NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 16 January 1889
AUCTION SALE NOTICES. --- - Mec.r.. Smith alnd Willoiaml are anl nouacell to sell to-day at 11 a.m. on the premises, ortncr of High mld Hornhy otreets, Windsor, a four-roomed double fronted brick cottage, with nal conveni ences. The property is for absolute sale, the ownelr beig about to leave the colloy. M3r. . Tullett wtill sell a quantity of hoasehllol furiture alln effceto to-m.orrow at I1 a.t. out the prenilset, ojphjsitO the llrighlton-r.dl tate school.. The frniture is il excellent order, and will he sold with out reserve. Metor-., Looker a o~rll llllnnounce for the 7thl prox. t three p.lt., cottatge ild anl acre of lida)nt Molgrave, near Oakl.lth, nml only 12 miler fromn 3fellourile.
SOCIETY MEETINGS. JUBILEE LODGE NO. 229, U.A.O.D. INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 16 January 1889
SOCIETY MEETINGS. JUBILEEIf LODGE NO. 229, U.A.O.D. INSTALLATION o0 OFFICERS. The Jubilee Lodge, U.A.O.D., No. 229; it ono of the most flourishing junior lolges amongst the ranks of the friendly societies in Victoria. The fact of its inauguration arove from the desire of Bro. John Smith P.D.P. of the Iccni Ledge U.A.O.D., a well-linown and neopcted reishlient of this city, to commerate tCle Jubilee of Her Most 3raclous Mnjesty, by founding a benefit society tlht should be worthy of the event. ful year and it Itname. The proposition met with universal public approbation and aided by tile hearty co-operation of Bro. W. O Coulso,. t l,,tce of the lodge, the roll of nemberi rapidly" filled up, and includels mnyr of oar leading citi.e.n. On Friday last a social meeting of the meembers, their wives, and fricilds was held in the Pt'rahmn U.F.S. Dispeesary Itall to celelirate the first anniversary. Thie guacts numbered over eighty ceple ; as a fact the hall was ancomfortably crowded, and th...