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RECORDS OF GLUTTONY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
LRECORDS :OF: GLUTTONY. Not so?long ago J.; T. Harris, of Boulder, Col., tried to win a £2' bet by devouring a - dinner that had been prepared for a family of twelve.' Ile is reported to-dave attacked at table a'fifteen i?und turkey' with oyster 'dressing,'three loaves of bread, six sweet- potatoes, two -bunches of cel ery, four' dishes of -cranberry sauce, one ;glass of -mint-,jelly,- six bananas, with cream, one pound of butter, one order of squash, .two mince pies, and two .dishes of plum>. pudding with -"brandy sauce, and six cups of coffee. 'He had reached the mince pie stage when he became unconscious. There are eating clubs in New York where- the champions are those who •-can consume beefsteak by the poind. * One man at, an -outing last summer is said :t have eaten 200 clams. iHe -also drank a-'greatt quantity of beer, and it :is furtherd stated -that,-he.: Ras not seen in his haunts again for two weeks. An East Side record is that of eat -ing. a peck of English- walnuts i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Birthday & Wedding Presents You have the Widest Selection at PHILLIPS JEWELLERY CORNER Do not Do not fail fail to Ito Call and See Call and See our R our New "New Shop. L Shop. CHAPEL and GREEN 8TREETS, WINDSOR. Call and see our Show of Jewellery and Electro Plate. and compare Prices with any other House in Melbourne. HINDRANCES TO HEALTH such as dyspepsia, biliousness, loss of appetite, torpid liver, consti pation, sick-headache, and other evidences of a derangement of the organs of digestion and secretion, may be easily and successfully REMOVED by means of the far famed family medicine Beecham's Pills. For three generations this medicine has been helping people to get rid of all sorts of digestive and allied disor ders and, to-day, it is acknowledged to be the first of all the rcmedice of its kind. What it has done for others it may reasonably be expect ed to do for you. That recurrent touch of indigestion, liver or kidney trouble which is preventing you from enjoying unif...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
SOLD 1 vrrf r ME Auction Sales of Furniture and Property a specialty. DI KENSON & FORSTER (E. J. Forster, Sworn Valuator). Auctioneer & Estate Agents Rents 'Collected. Insurances Effected. Loans Negotiated. Only Address 99 CHAPEL. STREET. • ,TEL.: WINDSOR 111. KEATING'S POWDER ies HA RElDLE to Animal Life. 1 ,Fleas Bugs hoths Beetles nosqultoes Bugts, Fleas, Moths, I(AUS Beetles, The genuine-Powder-bears the autograph of THOMAS KEATING ; Bold in tin only, IKeating's Worm Tablets. 1Keting's Worm Tablets. iKeating's Worm. Tablets. A PURELY VEGETABLE SWEETMEAT, furnishing a most agreeable method of administering the only certain remedy for INTESTINAL or THR1EAD WORMS, It is perfectly safe and mild, and is especially adapted for children: Sold in Tins by all Druggists. Proprietor, THOMAS KEATING, London MR, E. J. V. NIGAN, BARRISTER and SOLICITOR, May be consultcl daily at NEWTON CHAPMBERS, 173 RBEVILLE ST., PRAIIRAN. IPrahran.Court attendel every Monday and Thursday. Pr...
The Game of Rounders. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
The Game of Rounders. A game of rounders was played between the Malvern road State school old girls and the Toorak State school girls on Saturday in the High street gardens, and after an interest ing game victory rested with Mal vern road by five. Dora Warby and Gwennie Palling played best for the winners, whilst credit is due to the whole team. The game was in con nection with the Hon.- Donald Mackinnon's trophy. The .Toorak team consisted of-Misses G. Heck eoher (capt.), E. Hayes (vice-capt.), G. Pratt, V. Hunt, M. Richards, N. C. Chugg, M. Roberts, E. Pratt. To-day the Toorak team meets Punt Road.
The St. Kilda Council versus Prahran Council. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
The St. Kilda Council versus the Prahran Council. 4---- . There is an old trueism which says that oil and water won't mix. If that truism were modernised, it would not be out of place to word picture it something after this style -"The St. Kilda Council and the Prahran Counoll won't mix !" Both appear to revolve on an axis of some special manufacture. Each lives in a world of its own. It has even been stated that it is a comparatively easy task to distinguish a St. Kilda man from a Prahran 'man when either is away from his own district. The former (so it is contended) has a far away look in his eye as if scanning the waters of Hobson's Bay in anxious expectancy for the next fishing boat to take up its moorings. The Prahran man, on the other hand, is said to have a very near or close look in his eye, as if constantly on the look out in Chapel street to dodge electric trams, cable trams, and motor traffic galore. But enough of this supposition. Why the St. Kilda council and the Prahra...
BELATED BATTLE HONOUR FOR FAMOUS CORPS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
BELATED BATTLE -HONOUR FOR. FA.MOUS CORPS. The King has approved' of the. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) and. the King's Royal -Rifle Corps being permitted to hear the honorary dis tinction "North America 1763-4" ii recognition of services rendered dur ing the war against tile Red Indians (Pontiac's Conspiracy) The services in question were of a most arduois nature. In the summer of 1763-the Indians,- under the leader ship .of Pontiac,. a chieftain. of excep tional. ability and~d influence, treach erously .attacked the outlying-British forts, which- were mainly garrisoned by detachments 6of the 1st Battalion 60th : Royal Am'rict:n Reiment (now the. Kig's-. Royal Rific Corps).` In many .instances the garrisons of the :i forts and: settlers in their neighboui-r .:: hood. were;:barbarously murdered . Fort 'Detroit;. an important post between I akes Huronand Erie;:;was besieged for sfifteen months) before it was relieved. Fort Pitt, another im Sportant strategical post on the Oliio "Ri...
AMERICAN WIT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
AMERICAN WIT. An. American newspaper publishes ithe following -examples of American wit :- Disappointment comes .oftenest to the people who' depend entirely upon luck. :Many a fellow has made a man of himself even after -some girl-has made a fool of him. One way to acquire a reputation for wisdom is:. to. have sense enough. to keep your mouth .shut. It..takes a man with sharp wits to succeed, but even the dullard:may bore., his way through life. Even when they are all wrapped up in themselves the manners of some people are rather cold. Occasionally* a man is almost as proud of a clear conscience as a wo man is of a clear complexion. Many a fellow who boasts that he is as honest as the day -is long for gets that the days are not very long sometimes.
High Street Evening Continuation School. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
High Street Evening Continuation School. The proposed evening continuation school in connection with the High street State school gives every pro mise of being a great success, when all arrangements have been made. Already over 180 applications to be enrolled as students have been re ceived, and at a preliminary meeting held at this school on Wednesday evening there were 130 intending students present at that meeting. Mr. Fred Port, chairman of the school committee, who is a most enthusias tic and energetic worker in all mat ters connected with the school, in the course of a few remarks, referred to the many estimable qualities which made for good citizenship, and he was extremely glad to see how earnestly the matter of the continua tion classes was being taken up, which showed a gratifying response to the circulars that had been issued. The confirmation by the Education Department as to the establishment of the school is to be sought, and which, it is hoped, will be readily granted...
Circular Saws of Paper. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Circular Saws of Paper. .Paper is. at present" Used? _for ait possible" purposes ' in the :in(lustries iil iri .all possible forliis.;: iL hias Cv- ,i been;ii oi-osile : iy- flee rib 0i ns Loiiiliressrun to give it += deree u(: .alidiess, cormiiari blie rt.ii; stoncii; ta t it cm?in - l ised i-bii liii niian i c eial ' The;- laitebt- ;us l iaper E iii, i-. ciili' 'i:ic s chiti "ali-.? .ii :i4, ii; ?ri'ii ii ?i'.e.-.:,lTiii i?ii ttii i wii ,i :tiiiist I ie- Lica 1i" til .i A i, cui i, c C f ii I i ; iS. , ii lit l i f' liiial lectric luit i- ii- iolic -lut - ir - -' lbs veneeri incee in tir iant.' ire; so' .Sit trtte tecii- t i-vi rl c n u' e -ii l ieri it iiut
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
OBITUARY. It is with regret that we have to place on record the death of four well known, residents of Pradhran. MR. JAMES PHIPPS, J.P. An old and respected identity in the person of Mr. James Phipps, J.P., died at his residence, "Mon Sejour," High street, Windsor, on Monday. He leaves a widow and grown up family of two sons and three daughters. The funeral took place on Wednesday, the place of interment being the Kew Cemetery. Prior to the cortege leav ing, a service was conducted at the house by the Rev. W. T. C. Storrs, M.A. Amongst those who attended to pay their last respects were coun cillors and ex-councillors of Fitzroy (Mr. Phipps at one time being a mem ber of the council of that city), Mr. John Payne, Mr. John Bracken (re latives), Cr. S. Chambers (chairman of Prahran Thursday's Bench), Mr. Hyslop (a former colleague of de ceased on the Bench), Cr. G. N. Hey ward (Prahran), ana Sub-inspector Geo. Westcott (representing the police). Covered with wreaths the coffin was born...
GRAPHITE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
GRAPHITE. A few years ago )r. ?hd ward . . Acheson, iwho is the inventor of car noru nduiiii-tlhi. w orhil ":s most ellicieni g.ridli-ng llterial--ti. iiiar gralls. N.Y. found as tray of iniskitig grap 1ite inl his grebt electric furnaces. A slixstire of 'ii.ill ui iitther sLu ,tances is i ?laiceI ii Ole . if th, reat electic finlrnaces, aind there ibrought liii t .i-,.:;t e'iipieratiu, ..of 0- dag.ia? l ".ih', Ywihewt i every'thing. in the : Iixfre is :'iporised,a u d lisapipears like steiiTi. ron boiled water, e-xctiig thee ibo in' the mixt.ure.-;ani iip,,n .-i,pi'niig the fu,' Inc'e the r;irlibol will `le buind isl a beauitiful, siift;..,ticu.us. gra, bite. This giiaphile ?iill be Iulniost iliso lult.ely :.lire; -aiyns.Ain ts hikghl as 0.8 per cent, cairbon.l. I Ivit? iig prodiuce I.;:an absolutelyi critless graphite l)i Achesoin in 1.ii6 ( tlli neil his atteiltioin to the :se of 1hiius solid luibric int oii .ian extCnsi il :;scale. Al A foi luir at itepts inl the piiliciatio: of...
MR. E. A. CONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
MR. E. A. CONEY. Mr. Edgar Alfred Coney died at his residence, "The Rocks," Derby parade, Caulfield, on Friday, at the age of 48. Deceased leaves a widow and three young children. He was a members of the firm of Coney Bros., builders and contractors, of Hornby street, Prahran, of which city he had long been an esteemed resident. The deceased passed away somewhat sud denly after a short illness. He was always a busy man, and very great regret was expressed amongst his friends at his untimely demise. The late Mr. Coney was a son of the late Robert Coney, of Carisbrook. The funeral took place on Saturday, the mortal remains being interred in the Brighton Cemetery.
MR. W. H. DUDLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
MR. W. H. DUDLEY. Another well-known citizen of Prabraa, passed away on Friday week, in the person of Mr. Walter Henry Dud ley, dentist, of 266 Chlapel-street. He leaves a widow and young daughter. The funeral was of a private charac ter. The late Mr. Dudley, who was well skilled in his profession, married Miss Emily Meredith, the first lady dentist registered in Australia. Mrs. Dudleyand her young daughter have the sympathy of very many friends and acquaintances in Prahran on their bereavement.
Cr Ginn's Dilemma. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Cr Ginn's Dilemma. - ---- j Cr Ginn found himself in a dilemma at the last meeting of the Prahran Council. It was a position that Cr Ginn enjoyed in tensely, as it gave him quite an excellent opportunity of displaying his comprehensive powers and ability in an endeavor to extricate himself. Just as it has been tritely said that the stars shine with no more lustre than when they first sang together in the glory of their birth, so it might be accredited to Cr Ginn that on this special occasion he merely displayed that profound sense of observation and apt intelligence which has always been his since he first entered the municipal arena. The question at issue was without a doubt one of importance, and, minus of any unnecessary frill, it was this: Cr Ginn moved that a poll of the ratepayers be taken on the Town Hall site question. Discussion followed. Vote taken. Mayor says : "I declare the motion carried." Cr Ginn beams with delight. Division called for and taken. Mayor says: "I declar...
Spitting on Footpaths. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Spitting on Footpaths. Speaking at the St. Kilda Council m:..- eeting on Monday evening, Cr Love referred to the practise in dulged in by persons of spitting on footpaths. It was an abominable ":habit, he said, and most disgusting to see bow people disregarded the notices posted up to abstain from expectorating on footpaths. It was a great source of contagion. He trusted that the police would take steps to remedy matters.
SOUTH YARRA RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
SOUTH YARRA RIFLE CLUB. The South Yarra Rifle Club jour neyed to Doncaster on May 9 to fire a match with the local club over 500 and 6oo yds, 7 shots at each range. The match resulted in a win for Sth. Yarra after a very close contest by the narrow margin of 2 points. After the match the visitors were enter tained at afternoon tea, very nicely arranged by members of the local team. Cap ain Smith congratulated the visitors on their victory, also Mr R. Marshall, top scorer, who missed the double possible on his last shot. Scores as follows SOUTH YARRA. 500. 600. TI. R. Marshall 35 34 69 H. Brown 33 31 64 A. Wells 31 32 63 Captain Soues 33 28 61 C. Thomson 32 28 60 H. Cannon 28, 29 57 W. Sword 31 24 55 H. Barber 29 23 52 Total ... ... 481 DONCASTER. 500. 600. TI. W. Ireland 32 32 64 J,. Lourie 34 30 64 J. Smith 31 30 6I L. Smith 31 29 60o - Sharp 30 29 59 T. Crouch 31 27 58 C. Lourie 27 30 57 W. Vettler 31 25 56 Total... ... 479 Match v. Dandenong and Yea Clubs to-day (Saturday).
Prahran Creche. ANNUAL MEETING OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Prahran Creche. ANNUAL MEETING OF SUBSCRIBERS. The annual meeting of subscribers of the Prahran, South Yarra, and Toorak Creche was held at the Prahran Town Hall on Tuesday. .last. There was a good attendanoe :.of ladies, and the Mayor of Prahran (Cr Willis) presided. The annual report, read by Mrs Lindsay Whitehead, hon. secretary, s ated that the past year had been one of the most important in the history of the Creche, seeing that a new building had been erected, the foundation stone of which had been laid by the Premier (Mr Watt) in IAugust last. In succession to Mr Calder, Mr E. H. Willis (Mayor) had taken up the position of hono rary architect, and made final arrangements for the beginning of the new building. In answer to an appeal for a donation, a letter was received from the trustees of the Walter Hall bequest to say they were sending £200 annually, to be divided amongst the various Creches by the Association of Creches. Each Creche would receive about £25 a year, provided...
The Apple and the Rose. BEAUTIFUL COUSINS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
The Apple and the Rose: +- .:·-- B EAU IFllUL :COiUS? :S. f ther -i ir .:hin- . i pursed h ii ie por t iit patii? i ' th the episoderI iiie thie: (? i f.t iirles' :: -s'ii a": sthr~' e reati. t" r-h-?.fiil,..--t .:i.·?n ' ikt-iiici'-. iiai or silh ai laic&lt;g , part ofa." hi iiliSn cJisi i:;irst ii,; iie ssid inmittei : I tr i s' .?rit,) i rhs tr i Iot:sitite : 'i;it the" t.eniigiitoti i-is- r. -a great- rfi- ii' air lie t . itosiowever, tl-;tii (tre in? this`. i'c_ " aof ii'.? -i es: : 1rie (i:Nti les I rnto .:iii- reti cet ' li, i:e li p I --I eliongs to?t greatl rose a il sý-i -what- -? ienit iii: ?mri.cess it'e tis eieloietb iiito ah stiri is tree= in- caicna to itc k its ounti i 'suc hai e:igihtf-l heiit indigenouis to nor :tLer iiiissi:. il reimiote tinies, i"id its li6iiimý tioi siiread rapidlye throiingliitit miti* tein wicraic Lne. :'; Antericat is Lthe 'reaut rrupir -hiroduciiig_ icaniitiy; toi tliny, iisit it is iiot alone ii tie cultiv ation yof _this ? oflipuli...
Housebreaking Alleged. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Housebreaking Alleged. Frank Ellis, who was arrested on Saturday by the Prahran police on a charge of housebreaking at South Yarra, was brought before the Prah ran Court on Monday, charged with having entered the dwelling-house of George James Bridgeland and stolen jewellery valued at £50. The Bench was occupied by Messrs. Hutton (chairman), Bangs, Curwen-Walker, and Captain Russell, J's.P. Constable Waters, who asked for a remand, stated that accused was ar rested on Saturday afternoon near the Alfred Hospital. At the time ac cused was "bailed up" by a number of people. Witness said to accused, "What is your game?" Accused re plied, "Nothing." Witness said, "Did you break into the dwelling-house?" and accused replied, "Yes." Some jewellery was found on accused at the watchhouse. Accused said that it was his property, but it was sub sequently identified by Mr. Bridgeland as a portion of the stolen jewellery. A remand was granted till Monday next. Ellis said that he wanted to refer i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
DEAFNESS, NOISES IN THE HEAD, &c., positively cured by Har ley's Ear Lotion. This new Remedy goes right to the actual seat of the disease, and has effected such remark able cures that the greatest hope is held out to all sufferers, no matter how bad or long-standing the case may be. ONE BOTTLE WILL CURE any ordinary case, and will be sent securely packed and post-paid, with full directions and testimonials, on receipt of 4/9. Order direct from James E. Harley, 23 Stockdale-road, South Lambeth. London, Eng. "LINSEED COMPOUND" of 40years proven efficacy for coughs, colds, bron chitis, &c. Crs W. Flintoft and G. N. Hey ward have been appointed as the Prahbran Council's delegates to the conference convened to consider the rating of tramways and the Gas Company's mains. MITCHELL & TAYLOR, Estate Agents. 394 Chapel Street, South Yarra. The Home of the Prahran and Windsor /i Ladies' Tailoring. • '---.---- _ • Special Reductions this month. £5/5!- Blue Twill Costumes...