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Malvern Council. MONDAY, MAY 4, 1914. EMPIRE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

Malvern Council. MONDAY. MAY 4, 1914. EMPIRE DAY. The Education Department for warded their usual circular relative to Empire Day celebrations. Mayor Wilson said he believed the committee were going to hold the celebrationls on the Friday. The cele brations would be dealt with by the council in the usual way. MOTOR TRAFFIC. The Towin Clerk, -Melbourne, wrote with: reference to the conference of representatives of municipalities in regard to motor traffic, stating the committee had decided to obtain the view of surveyors, and asking the council to approve of its surveyor con ferring with the committee at suchi a time as may be mutually convenient. The matter was left to the Town Clerk to arrange. SPEED OF TRAMS. Tihe Prahran and Malvern Tram ways Trust wrote, in reply, with re spect to the alleged excessive speed by trams, and stating that special ob servation would be taken to ascertain that the regulations were not disre garded. APPROXIMATE POPULATION. The Prahran and Malvern Tram ...

Publication Title: Prahran Chronicle
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Toorak Anglers' Club. INAUGURATE A BENEFIT. IN AID OF A MALVERN FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

Ll Toorak Anglers' Club. INAUGURATE A BENEFIT.: IN AID OF A MALVERN m FAMILY. The Toorak Anglers' Club have B inaugurated a benefit on behalf of Y Mrs Beard and family, of Malvern, and in furtherance of the proposition a meeting was he'd'at the Mr. Erica ' Hotel on Thursday evening. The office-bearers to the benefit are Chairman, Mr C. A. Patten; hon. cn secretary, Mr. W. Warren; hon. P treasurer, Mr Heales; ticket steward, P Mr E. Tucker. A strong committee t has been formed. At the meeting were present Mr si Plunket, on behalf of the Malvern t Club, and Messrs W. Barton, T. Kelly, and Whitfield, office-bearers ci of the Bates benefit, Prahran. The chairman, who fulfilled the c duties of his office most admirably, s expressed pleasure at the presence of a the dehgates named. Mr Beard, he g said, was a watchmaker and jeweller a by trade, and had been a resident of a Malvern for many years. He was now an inmate of the Greenvale Sanatorium. His wife and family were very much in needof...

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SOUTH YARRA RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

SOUTH YARRA RIFLE CLUB. The 14th annual social of the above club was held at A.N.A. Hall, South Yarra, on May 4th. The members and their friends passed a very plea sant evening at a euchre party. Ladies' first prize was won by Mrs. Binion, and gent.'s prize was won by Mr. A. Moody. This was followed by the distribu tion of the various prizes won throughout the year, and a presenta tion to their retiring secretary, Mr. W. Saunders, and Mr. F. J. Ashton, one of the oldest members of the club retiring from office. Mr. H. Bllashki, in making the pre sentation, paid very high tributes to the work done in connection with the club by both gentlemen. Refreshments were supplied to those present, the club being deeply indebted to Mrs. and Miss Wells for the success they made in this direc tion.

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Malvern Cricket Club. CARNIVAL A GREAT SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

Malvern Cricket Club. CARNIVAL A GREAT SUCCESS: By "Old Boy." The playing arena of the Malvern Cricket Club does not compare very favorably -with that- of other metro politan clubs, and as the cost of em ploying:a man throughout the winter to plougli` it /?id attend to it would run into more £ s. d. than the club's secretary-could sign his :name to on their -behaif;, the trouble arose, how are we to get the cash? A meeting was held in the ?pavilion on February 20, anid 40 ?odd members attended. Several: suggestions =-were made, but the daddy of the lot was that of Mr. Jack .Beattie, :who: said that a fancy dress cit-nival ..and sports meeting should attract- a: good crowd. The suggestioi niet wvith the approval of one and all, and a committee was formed forthwiti -to make arrange ments, etc., The carnival was held on the local cricket ground on Eight Hours Day, and attracted between 2000 aid 3000 people. The sum of £26 was taken at the turnstiles, and with the amount of the presente...

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Health of Prahran City. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

Health of Prahran City. The Prahran Council on Monday evening was in receipt of the annual report of Dr. R. H. Fetherston, M.D., health officer for the year 1913. It dealt in detail with many subjects pertaining to the general health of the city, and showed that the health de partment of the council was well alive to the many .important duties de volving upon it. We make the following extracts from the report: The work of the department has been carried:out on lines similar to those of0,last year. The house to house inspection, inaugurated last year, is now nearing completion, all the more densely populated parts of the city having been inspected and re ported upon; while many orders have been issued to repair and renovate property, no very bad properties have been noticed. The -population of the city is esti mated at 48,000, being an increase of about 2,000 during the year. The births in the city were 1231 (657 males and 574 females). An in crease of 40 over last year, and being ab...

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Council Fills up Como Swamp. But the Citizens will not Reap the Advantage. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

Council Fills up Como Swamp. But the Citizens will not Reap the Advantage. At the meeting of the Prahran City Council on Monday evening last, Cr. Embling pointed out that the council lit some time past had been deposit il clean filling on the Como swamp There was no other place to deposit the filling. He thought the council's valuer should be deputed to ascer tain what would be a reasonable price for the council to pay to take over the Swamp. It was low lying, and at certain times a few head of cattle could run on it. Cr Nicolson-What about the mosquitos ? (A laugh). Cr Embling-Our surveyor has got rid of those by putting kerosene on the swamp. We tried to get the owners to put a price on the swamp two years ago, but failed. The posi tron a: present is that we are filling up the swamp for the benefit of the owners of the estate, whereas the council should be doing it for the benefit of the citizens. In time tL would make a fine sports ground. Cr Nicolson-If we did not deposit the fi...

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Progress of Prahran Lending Library. Who's Doing the Work? Councillors at Logger heads. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

progress of Prahran Lending Library. Who's Doing the Work ?. Councillors at Loggerheads. Speaking at the Prahran City Council meeting on Monday evening Cr Chambers, chairman of the library tub committee, said the work of fixing up the lending library was progressing well. Next week the librarian would be cataloguing the books, and he hoped to be able to open the lending brauich in two or three months with three or four thousand books. There would be room for eight or ten thousand books. It would repay councillors to visit the library and see the work done. Cr Scott said he was a member of the library sub-committee, but he had not been consulted as to the class of b3oks that were to be placed inthe lending branch. In future all members of the committee should eet a circular when meetings were to be held:. If he was go to be a member of the committee he wanted to take some interest in the work. Cr Ginn said the library sub committee had shown the council in committee that an immense a...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

Malvern Council. .Oi At Monday's meeting of the Mal "ern Council, there were present: Mlayor Wilson, and Crs. E. Thompson, Weller, R. Thomson, Murray, Devy, Lewis, Wilks, Francis, Holmes and Carroll. An apology was received froe, Cr. McKinley, who was out of tow,. o LINSEED COMPOUND for chustad clds Ot proven eoeny or C.et{OSmplahlnsilne o A Warranted Cure for all acquired or Constitutiona1 Discharges from the Urinary Organs in either CLARKF'S Sex. These Famous Pills also cure Gravel, Pains I. 8 41 the Back, and all Kidney Disorders. Free from mer PILLS. cury. Forty years' sao cess. Sold by all Chemists and Storekeepers through out the World. THROAT AFFECTIONS AND HOARSENESS.-All suffering from irritation of the throat and hoarseness will be agreeably surprised at the almost immediate relief afforded by the use of "Brown's Bronchial Troches." These famous "lozenges" are now sold by most respectable chemists in this country. People troubled with a "hacking cough," a "slight cold," or...

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Late Cr Densham's Will. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

Late Cr Densham's Will. Cr W. Denshamn, late of " Wool. labra," Denbigh road, Armadale, accountant, who died on March 9th last, left by will dated 22nd Dee., 1892, estate or the value of £330 realty and £11,339 personalty to his Widow.

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Napoleon and Science. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

Napoleon and Science.) We think of Napoleon as the great Lord of War, the L . .-"of hunta lives, the builder ol a great aeior pire, built only to -- even before the death of its founder. It is well to remember? t-iat. his genius was great also in otheir most lastingly " fruitful fields. He was not only a great warrior?. btlit also a great statesmait-and as such he did not fail to tealise- thel im portance to the conmtunity: of ,arts: and sciences . " -Writing -to the astronoinmer, Ortiano fromot Milan, _ihich he had entered. in triumitiplh, ixapoleon said: --- ' The scieinces. which do honour to - thlie human t mind andthe arts xltlicli etitbellish life and oerpetate great achietements .for iposteri?, should be esiciall j, honoured under free goveriiinetits; I invite the scholars to meet and o give ame their opinions as to the means hat should ;be takel, and .the needs to be fulfilled, .in order-. to :li rilig new:,ife? and sac t iti;y into: the sciences ariad the fine arts ??'tioe ...

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A Strange Insect. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

A Strange Insect. The aweto, as the 31aoris or na tives of New Zealand call it, or Hipialis virescens, as naturalists term it, is. found in New Zealanid, and is a vegetable caterpillar oui from 3in. to 4in. in length; and. so far, science has not been aible to say whether it is a vegetable or an insect. It is always found at "the foot of large myrtle trees that have beautiful red flowers on the stems, and a beaut iful creeping clematis as white as the snow. The aweto bluries itself among the roots of the rata, a few inches ie low tile groultid, and there li 'es .un til it is well grown, when it under goes a most wolnierful chalngce. The sport of a vegetable fungus, term-il ed by naturalists Sophoerlia Ro hertsii, fastens itself to the neck of the caterpillar, just between the ihead I and the first ring, and then grows ,upward to the height of from1 6in. Sto Sin. uany people assert that there is never nmore than one stem, but such is not the case, for some I have been found wjitlh tw...

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Airship Traveling. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

Airship Travelling. Captain C. M. Waterlow, of the Royal .Flying Corps, states that n new mnaterial has recently been dis covered for manufacturing the gna envelopes of airships. It practically eliminates the leakage of gas. The secret of its manufacture cannot he discovered- by examination or anialy sis. This material, says our. author ity,; will .ma ke the airship a feasible coimmiercial.' proposition. as a pas senger -c?rrying cehicle- ]e prophe sies that.t airships . running regularly :between London and Paris : will carry fifty passenigers, a ?~r do sixty miles -in lio?r '- ith ease and conmort. As I asseingers pass: through the tiurnsltiles to the aisliip, we ar: tlold; their weight will lie recorded. Thopse over'1. stone n aouln l ave to pia excess. Conise?witusntly gentilemenl inear the -limit wtaiti disc.ard coats an-d wraps, and give Ihe'nt to their Ilighter. fri ends.- .A I In gland would e furinished -.with lighthouses-the white upper?, light would be the cointjy oie, sa...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

FRASER and MORPHET for Good Printing. - ;FjiF!FiI!I JFiit 2OUR £20 F 0' ', TO ALL MARRIED it 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 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 cast in the same image, and moulded in the sa'ie 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 & I CO.'S SUIT....

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A Slippery Mystery. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

A Slippery Mystery. L -ter years of sit udy scientists are still in ignorance is to the origin. of the tel h whicl is in many ways anl exccedinglyl" pi7/ling icreature. I' oi" iinstance, lie ??till reside for Il :ieii the iaik (delths of the dei ii iii tihen- si?dllnl *i adtljourn to thie sunrfi:e fr a -oiille.of years. -l e is o?iin -i i(,lter a i'd appai ei'ti-l qiii te iiidilesit. to chlaiiges of cliimate:: for? ?e wiill Wari hiim sel i in Lii St -eai iii for a time nd ithiei lm. of i ulden niii- ik tr icks foi old ltraterit ftei ii (l I i-u teci e to try fresh a itir, -mnl promeetd to tatke up liis: aboile iini n e r'.--ii er traielling soineotmiiees 3) inils.. to ii :so ! N-itilferi dics- th.c'eel ?iil ievry ninch :li a liet?i Ie i hi- n t . i e ater or not ioi lie :will Fiin i ??his -way over..iliap gran ss- ? :eui ien .-uite young, to a mod or Tate iiiles. a-iai a TIer lie a st foi ,ears l,?t. etentitly liew.dill; pror liablv <rctiirii' ~oserl-oid; to the near est-...

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In Abraham's Country. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

In Abraham s Country. 'T'he journey from Beir't, to Alep po, scarcely longer i'r )oint. of mile age thani froin London 0to Ianches Ler, took us nineteen hours. A goodi-natured Turkish oliclrer shared the compartment, and helped to en liven the way, as well_ as to keep undersirailes from travelling with us. ;t'yond inlama, oni thie riier 0rontes, we ciould see sevcral of the high water wheels which are used to raise watler front the ri ver to tile high ground on eithier side. Tihese uinura. as -Ihey are called, are of huge di ntensions, somen of thei'm nearly 70 feet in diameter. As the wheel passes througih the water, small boxes are filled with the fluid, a.nd, when they reach the toe thiey empty their contents into a trough, front which the Water is directed into the necessary channels. Night and dnay these wheels turn, alln dlre only to be stoppeed by diverting the force of thle water below into anothier course. Altogether, it is a curious exanmple of Syrian engineering, and the ...

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The Bates Benefit. To be Held on Monday and Wednesday Next. GOOD SUCCESS ANTICIPATED. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

The Bates Benefit. To be Held on Monday and Wednesday Next. GOOD SUCCESS ANTICI- PATED. The final committee meeting of the Bates benefit prior to the two concerts (to be held on Monday   and Wednesday next, 11th and 13th insts., in the A.N.A. Hall, High st., Prahran), was held at Mrs Ca-o's hotel, Peel street, Windsor, on Wed- nesday evening last. Mr Zoe Solomon presided over a very large attendance of the committee and friends. Com- plete arrangements were made for the two concerts, and ticket-holders are strongly advised to come early to   secure a seat, as the sale of tickets has been very large. Two splendid programmes have been arranged. Leading artists from the A.V.A. have been secured, through the kindness of Mr Baron Solomon, for which the committee extend their thanks. The proprietor of the A.N.A. Saturday Pops is also giving his services for each night. Mr Archer, as usual, was again to the front with his sub- scription list, and his valuable assi...

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St. Kilda Court. Tuesday, May 5. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 9 May 1914

,St. Kilda Court. Tuesday, May 5. Before the Mayor (Cr. O'Donnell), aiid -Messrs.' Smithwick, Willis, Levi and Mahony; J's.P. POLICE CASES. George, Daniels, charged by Con stable. Matthews with insulting be haviour;, -wassfined 40/- or 14 days. Alfred.. Rogers, charged by Con stable 'Allan with behaving in an offensive mauner, was lined 40/ or 14 _dayb. !Edward Clarke, on a similar. charge - 'as:-fiiied 20/ _ THE MOTOR TRAF 1IC0 A nuimiber of.alleged breac?ies of the motor iegulationis W ere enquiired:l into the charges being for driving- eithe: motor cars or motor cycles at a:sieede dangerous to the public. Sub-Inspector Westcott conducted the prosecutions. The Bench .-an nounced that in future it inteinded to impose heavier penalties for - dan gerous speeding. In the majority of cases evidence for the prosecution was given by Constables Fitzgerald and Burke,, special motor traffic officers. Fines were imposed as follows: Jack Breler, 30 miles an hour, £5; R. Hammond, 27: miles, £2...

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St. Kilda Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914

St. Kilda Rifle Club. The St. Kilda Club fired the first shoot for the No. 3 Trophy, presented by the Hon. Agar Wynne, M.H.R. The conditions were 14 shots at 300 yards. The following were the best scores: R.. J. Baker, 62-8-70; G. Chippendall, 64,6-70; H. N. Block, 63-6-69; A. Pendlebury, 62-6-68; A. A. Bayley, 64 3-67; R. Christopher, 64-3-67; T. S. Baker, 63-4-67; H. Archibald, 59-8-67. The shoot also counted for the final of the Mrs. T. S. Baker Trophy, which was won by G. ChippendaU, Pendlebury and T. S. Baker tieing for second place.

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WORLD-WIDE NOTES. NEWS FROM EVERYWHERE. A CELLULOID SUBSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914

WORLD-WIDE NOTES. -4---~ NEWS FROM EVERYWHERB. A. CELLULOID- SUBSTITUTE. Cellulose, the plant fibre that has so large a place in our clothing, S dwellings, and other belongings, it Sgiven a'new applicatioo by Dr. Guil 'laume Louis, 'of' Tours. Using acetone as a solvent, he ob *tains a- collodion-like- liquid, which he calls "pelliculine," and this dries ::.into an. incombustible film that is found especially serviceable as a stif fening to adapt cloth for .ight ap paratus- for holding injured limbs in place. The liquid, seems to be o~fhr wise among the most useful of; the Scellhlos6esoiitionis.-It is -cheap2ýi and: more easily manipulated than cellu Sloid, and may'serve 'as an imperme - able and piliable varnish for dry plas - tdrs, an incombustible coating for : 'celluloid, or a substitute for collo dion.

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Temperance Movement. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914

Temperance Movement. There was a large attendance of workers and sympathisers at the resi dence of Mr. J. Treverton, Westbury street, - St. Kilda,- on Tuesday, May 12th, in connection with the no-licence movenientin St. Kilda and district. Pastor :Stewart presided, and gave his whiole-hearted support to: the movement. i Mr. .T iVarley gave an address in relationi to* the forthcoming local .option caimpaign, and the need for en lightenment .iand-: dissemination of knowledge: in regard: to the- liquor evil ;iRev.;J. lR Bradbury spoke of the iecessity for a live and vigoroius com -niittee fdr l-ocal efforts. Mr. C. M. Tucker dealt w ith consistent and per sisteit effort ithat ;would .make this cause:. success He moved the fol lowing resolution: -"That w;e resolve ourselves into. a No-Licence Commit tee for St: Kilda." Seconded lbyRev. J. i3Brdbuhiy, ind unanimously cariied. .:Messrs.: J._ Treverton and C. M. Tuckeri were duly appointed joint sec retaries .. .The lnext meeting will be a...

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