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EMPIRE DAY. USUAL CELEBRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 2 May 1914
EMPIRE DAY. USUAL CELEBRATIONS. Empire Day -(May 24) this year ilalson a Sunday, and the celebra tons will be held on Monday, the iy following. At the various schools ItOusual steps will be taken to give apropriate addresses to the children, and all else done to make the day as impressive as possible from the national standpoint. At the Prahran Council on Mon day evening next the finance com mittee will bring lorward a recom mendation that a sum of £50 be Voted for the purpose of entertaining the school children of the city on Empire Day.
PRAHRAN TECHNICAL COLLEGE. THE PROPOSED NEW BUILDING IN HIGH STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 2 May 1914
PRAHRAN TECHNICAL COLLEGE. THE PROPOSED NEW BUILD ING IN HIGH STREET. Active steps are about to be taken by the committee of the Prahran Mechanics' Institute to push ahead with the erection of the proposed Technical College in High street. As one of the preliminaries, the commit tee is to wait on the Minister with reference to arranging matters in regard to finance and future manage ment. This will probably take place within the next week or two. The Minister of Education is sympathetic towards the erection of Technical Collegee, and is prepared to give practical support to those districts which are prepared to help them selves. Plans of a comprehensive character have been drawn up for the Prahran Technical College, but itisonly intended to erect one sec. fwfor present requirements, exten sars to be made in the future.
Street Lighting in St. Kilda. TO BE GREATLY IMPROVED. COUNCIL ACCEPTS GAS COMPANY'S OFFER. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 2 May 1914
Street Lighting in St. Kilda. TO BE GREATLY IMPROVED. COUNCIL ACCEPTS GAS COMPANY'S OFFER. The following ricommendation in the report of the public works com. mittee of the St. Kilda council was brought forward on Tuesdayevenirg: " Tha, in view of the Metropoli tan Gas Company's offer, set out in its letter of 23rd inst., to install, at its own cost, high pressure lighting in St. Kilda road, Fitzroy s reet and the Esplanade, and make the oonse quent necessary alterations in the low pressure system in such streets; and also to maintain such lighting on payment of .195, additional to the sum now paid Ltr ordinary lighting in such streets, the contract with the Company for street. lighting be ex tended by three years. terminaticg on the 28th February, 1920." Cr Jacoby moved the adoption of the recommendation, whi-h was agreed to.
Pipe Drain in Wellington Street. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 2 May 1914
Pipe Drain in Wellington Street. St. Kilda Council adopted the folioinog recommendation by the public works committee " The construction of a pipe drain in Wellington street for 330ft. west of Chapel street, and the modernis ing of the channel for the full leugth of Wellington street, in accoidance with the ·urveyo's repo t, at an eitima'ed cost of £247; also, that the roadway be re-mnietalled."
Safety in Submarines. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 2 May 1914
S Safety in Submarines. ·- 4-~-- ---_ In the C. type of siubmarine vessels,j -'one of which i ecently. foundered-" fortiunately without loss of life--as -the. result of a collision, the crewc -hdave . a -much bettert cha;nce "of es canpe.tlih in tile earliir types o? thiis S" es5 i'. -They-I a 'el - lifted with i:- " .j-!ii:der :horizoiital lpetr ol engilis of t he 'ickes lpattern, Wliich did vlop 75. ihorsepower- These e?n gines are ,used onl.:'" when running ii -tlie: surfracc; i-ihci the sessel -is --shonrerg cg prioplsion:.is by electric in --tors operated b?:i .storage hat S-teries. :.rhe petrol is: si.ored :il sucii a w ly as; to mnake it ii?piossilble for .the vapour to n?ix :with the aii in Sthei. boait and so cause ' ai expllosion; as ijipepned to Aa oh! Quieeiictonl 'l-The only danger -possible (says :;n. Sautliority3, ."is -leakage of- petrol! -throiugh -joints when the -vessel is siibu!ierged, in which case the spairk-i .:.i:g of the motor might cause an "iix:lsion, -bIt...
Which End of a Post Should be Up ? [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 2 May 1914
Which End of a Post Should be Up ? It is t very common belief among Trn rers thiarnt a linst .Yill last longer i t i the grouridr the reverse of Clii. ewa it grew in the tree, in ritl ieriords, withlx the butt end( up. \itccortiugls, onie sees mians posts. .si'crirllv e arlc gate posts; wiith t nIl cu l ilosWn thesuipposi Ci·sr01 1tht rSl) iii a tree is -i1 '55555 ic5L mlii or it least that it iesier orteslto gro ~rip thanr bun unequetls its :arguedi'l tiii-·ir rug" ·.~ir" rst Uji li~rc doss ateor o Irresent thet isa or -ss ster, helps - to keep; the a ooil r ,mnl there o ers' ites lia ile to dera. s ain itter o bitslu or water van flowI·- -~-; in·..-'. eitrr'r-; -r ·· Irrcton isit *Cil Ii fuitsli nifflt the popular ioT Iron to t~ref icoat ro is incorerti tartful experiments' rilo ite relative rlrir tilits nii post timb lers hiv ir leci .I *' Iif tIre fdhro Agr-icultural 'If Sci rintrit .Stdrtroi (sash t' ''iei * titl Anur'ricrir i ) "and 'theita abs rlies tioir wassrorsilere? One f...
Value of Uncooked Food. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 2 May 1914
IValue of Uncooked Fbood. - -I There can he no doubt that fresh fruits, ts,nus, antd other fresh anti uncooked vegetable iood, contain something which is absent from food which has been dried, Salted or otherwise preserved. Sailors whose lbodiei hare been reduced to a mosti pitiable stateo.by scurvy.l recover n ith most. astonishing rnaI!idit, Wheii fresh iruis nand greent. ..etablos are adrded. to thlein dietari . No in iestigatr has :et -shion - jlust whalt this iiecessary eleenth is but tant it esists has heeti uleurly shown illustrations. uCrefill oxperi i iiits hi e slios n th;ti fr esh julices osessT the pio'er .- o: l lestrouing gerny especiill; tlihos hirh are lle o. git g iii the alinen Lood fish jii- re;. )possess this p~ropei t3 'alsotot some extit, bait l pgno en to o great ain extent 1 do o uncooked +fruit juices. :Per sos sailerig fro lliouis e r...... o r:ill befited by oniltiting th cli +eing meals ei a.tinig nothing lae tha fout clak,*nl t aking the :e of- two or th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 2 May 1914
FRASER and MORPHET - o ·-for Good Printing. EDWARD 1 & & OUR £20 20...IFT C F TO ALL MARRIED I business may have REPUTATION without much WOMEN CHARACTER, or it may have character without still in force much reputation. Character is what we are; re s io putation is what we are THOUGHT to be. Any busi ness which is intended to be a perpetual institu tion, as this one is, MUST HAVE BOTH. Every son of Adam, prince or plough boy, genius or dunce, is Scast in the same image, and moulded in the same clay; yet every man differs from his fellow. Every good tailor uses the same sort of fabrics, linings, trimmings and buttons; yet every tailor's tailoring differs from another's. You can no more fathom the riddle of the human mind than you can plumb the depth of the ocean. A EDWARD LOVE & Co.s SUIT DIFFERS FROM EVERY OTHER-good style without freakishness - good material without ostentation -good fit without exaggeration. These are the things to look for In a EDWARD LOVE ...
Dandenong Road. TO BE WIDENED NEAR CHAPEL STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 2 May 1914
Dandenong Road. TO BE WIDENED NEAR CHAPEL STREET. At a recent committee meeting of the Dandenong Road and District Improvement League the secretary (Mr Probert) reported having re ceived a letter from the St. Kilda council in reference to the proposed widening of Dandenong road, be tween Chapel street and the briage. statirg that the work would be gone on w;thas soon as the Postal De partment removed the telephone poles, when the wires would have been removed to the new conduits under ground. The League expressed great plea. sure at the prospect of this necessary work being comp'eted in the near future. SSTREET NUMBERING The Dandenong Read and Dis trict Improvement League wrote to the St. Kilda council on Tugs ay re lative to a more uniform system of numbering the residences in Dande nong road, with even numbers on one side and old numbers on the other. The Town Clerk stated that from enquiries that had been made it was found that only about 25 numbers would need to be altered, and ...
Tell-Tale Nails. CHARACTER IN FINGER-TIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 2 May 1914
CHTARACTEIl N -ING EI-TIPS. :. novel- philosolhy.; developed by ea sinirt -? roadway; niiiii'egirl, is 'describitd inth ci': ??':Wo 1S? igai New 't:oYrl?:-JM iss: -'ii;de litchiie has applied ,her intuitis faculties to the study: of tliose iwio tiiie lder ,her inotice . d sisdsithlt ciai 'ricter maiy be' re-d as eaisilv;b* th litiiger nails : as by tie aliiii . iin tell befori?. wo wordi is s:iokiise . nys,i if ina man owns .and :driys b his own car-; , .whether lie- is -;apy-; or io rose,, richi or :; birke. ; wlicthel lie is in ;love or: iinarricd oir ivorced. Seriously I elies- I can till oiut, nientally, a :fairli-coimplete iitlii.in of aiiman's ch aracter. tle iistant take his hand.:. 7I mni ? st.le ;liliait ifii rtistic ten periiament; a. lmost : i? ri i : is known by thie worst lail aind ciuti cle- that the iltiniucurc.e .:ecounters The nail, if -of ordilirir y.si/c, is, sure ,to hbe, ugly in_ s ap . iColoiii r witli cuiticle so6. erratic h at .skiiful.r ;rk is .required . to...
The Bates Benefit. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 2 May 1914
The Bates Benefit. The committee of the Bates bene- fit fund met at Mr J. F. Rankin's hotel, Upton road, Windsor, on Wednesday evening, Mr Zoe Solo- mon presiding. In response to the appeals made through the Press for artists, a large number have pro- mised their services, and, thanks to the kindness of Mr R. Thorn, secre- tary of the A.V.A., several well known artists from the Association will appear on each night. Refresh- ments have been promised by the following—Mr P. F. Hogan, Mr T. Coleman, Mrs Kennett, Mr Archer, O.T. Co. Ltd., Mr West, and as- sorted cordials from Mr G. H. Bennett's factory. The committee desire to express their thanks for same. The final meeting prior to the concert will be held on Wednes- day evening next, 6th inst., at Mrs Cato's hotel, Peel street, near Upton road, Windsor. All members are earnestly requested to attend. Dona- tions received—Mr Maclellan (Big Store) 10/ ; same per Mr Archer, 10/, and Mr J. Wren £1 1s ; Con- way Bros., Boot Shop, Chapel-st...
St. Kilda Court. TUESDAY, APRIL 28. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 2 May 1914
St. Kilda Court. TUESDAY, APRIL 28. Before the Mayor (Cr. O'Donnell), and Messrs. Smithwick and Mahony, J's.P. MOTOR TRAFFIC. A number of persons were charged with breaches of the motor regula tions. Two of the cases had reference to motor omnibuses. In the first Frederick Nichoff, a driver, was charged with having been absent from his omnibus on the night of March 23, without having stopped the engine. A fine of 20/- was imposed. Arthur Withers, omnibus driver, was charged with having driven with out a tail light to the vehicle. Con stable Duck stated that on the night of Saturday, April 4, defendant drove his omnibus along Fitzroy-street and the Esplanade several times without a summons). He had "knocked things about" in the house. Defendant denied that he had left his wife without means of support, t saying that she had brought the case Sagainst him through jealousy. SThe bench made an order for the p ayment of £2 per week, with two Ssureties of £25, and £2/7/6 costs. The Sbench ...
Latest Engine Freak. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914
Latest Engine Freak. There appears to be something al luring in the making of the very smallest machine of its kind . ever put together, says the Locomotive World.' The competition in. mak-. ing the smallest steam engine has' beeri very keen, buit the limit seeims to have, bWeen reached, and Tiny Tim, weighing7-. just ;-fou?i grains complete, is the latest- freak ]ti made of gold i nd steel, and is so Ssmall that a housefly seems large in comparison. -It-.takes -'over 100 such en'igines to weigh one ounce, almost 2,000 to weigh- a . pound, : and -more than 3,000,000 to weigh: a ton. The shaft runs in hardened and ground steel bearings inserted in the gold bhed. These bearings are counter bored from the inside to fort a self-oiling hearing. The flywhel has a steel centre and arms, witll ai gold rimt, and the complete. wheel weighs one grain.. The cylinder is of steel, with octagonal base, highly polished. The stroke is one-thirty-second of an inch, bore three-hundredths of an inch. S...
LAW TO CHECK FIRE FOE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914
LAW TO CHECK FIEE FOE. Recently, in inglaind, there came into force one of the most beneficent Acts ever lpssed hp Parliament. 1'y the Fabrics (Mii?escription) Act a stern check will -be put ulpon unscrtiu pulous manufacturers who jeopaid se hundreds-of lives by- l:iablelling the highly inflammable- flannelette' they sell as "safe.' SIt now involves very heavy penal ties. to sell flannelette or'any textile fabric; in any.form, to which is :t tribeted directly or indirectly, any iliuality of non-inflammabilty hi:b it. does not possess. If it is non-in flaa±inable it must have- passed the tests prescribecd 'by the Home Office, anddbe uip to h ie official st-andard. Local aiithorit?es are-enipowered to enforce the"Act .and eize and submit toitests any rannelette they r:ay suspect of in"rining-: its provfslons. The first 'fine.for infringement is-£I0, after that #,50 and no less, and the fines may be multiplied very much as one piece of flannelette may be guilty of many modes of infring...
Albert Park. PRAHRAN COUNCIL WANTS A HAND IN THE MANAGEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914
Albert Park. PIlAIIRAN COUNCIL WANTS . HAND IN THE MANA0EIMENT Prih ii Council iice couittee Tl i tlw isu wouncliobtain the nece-. o.sary'uthoritieto conteibute tlhe sin: o(f200 i e- sainnum to the Albeit Ptarkie comrinitteti management, on con di" 1101 the at thle couiticil 1u -reiireseiited 1in5 011 ;hi comninitte ld `tooinei ,bei,. tC I 01isowtiiisiilei e it 2lio00` t0111luehi. better -si), it cool tieir UiV , city i *&lt;-- II w11iisgriicu to- St Rulde the wiy garbgieuage n eWitnwomkla'e ? "1 a po tioi ol ehiec ork .r Somie of itn 'onil six- imcihes, helomi the sm lace. Cr. G1i1n1 aidiil -Ci -Mriti 1, must lie 1la1iil d acl~ ecaiuse iii coinnuttee lie 9111)1)01 tell tile iirliipý se ICriliol is iii '6olil Iiloo 1100 0anted the couilcil;! In o ihonte rie- ieIiitlefoi o tliumiii 11(1 : ii i~ii for - cool: uidacitj,` tool: the caike. .(I libtei) `To ,assist in tieho'1~i 11"'inangfeiietiiL .oiild ;be.,' goodild 111estilielmt for P1 dii n. Prabran had b1ee denied the iight of...
PRAHRAN V. NORTH MELBOURNE [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914
'PRAHRANrV .NORTH- MEisLI3'OURNIs riheaoe, tea ."mnis-'?tne aToora k I irk on Saturd-aS bet6re' 6 a .crowd, ;of- 4000 -peoplef: "Tlihe 'oime tIeam d thie aid? aitage oi tlie ilnd i tihe first lquarler?iand Aput onjitwo;goals (Maynard ai dieicl thlreeg behinids'i;?r? iii:,rsLtiuarter o6l ianliour. They (lid notL eep L'.ip. houghlas Nortih soon took charge otlhire rgaeiiad They dribbled gol againl frpom .a higl ar u-ti rte F tcermiiiatinig' withliesci'ores2;5to 2 1' iii Liraiii's a avoris R--·rtliotree'parts^ ol'Ulie -seco ldf qua u ler Nortli iMelbournle 'cimost te scuriig, andg ' l-s6Jlf;is i 1 tlielelad of tlh U 1- Iirbin: is olt? he as Nort Froelinl is .ut Tl e g e t as ld orthi Aliehhioiirnse They settled doi *i anid played line systematic football, which was' a coiltrast to their opponentst . lIo o(10 ot: thoroughl lylnderstand: -cacli other , jilasv *is yet; ''Ii'he ruck. toil: on :;thi 'forwa 'u d- line::thle Northel& o s-form' sis ;distinctly first. classIn the hton o...
CHAMPAGNE FOR ASKING. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914
CHAMPAGNE FOR 'SKIYG. Celebrating his fifty-sixth birthdgy by entertaining old people in the vil lage near Welbeck, the Duke of _ at Whitwell said that wii"n^'er the vicar liked to make requis'to to Welbeck on their behalf, the duch ess and he would only be too gla'l to see his pockets .liulge with chainm piagne bottles or anything e'se th-t the parishioners might require.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914
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