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Cab Rank, South Yarra. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Cab Rank, South Yarra. In connection with the regrading of the Caulfield railway line, the Railway Department is taking in 17 feet of Yarra street, South Yarra, on the west side, reducing the width of the street from 50ft. to 33ft. There was a suggestion that the cab rank should be removed to Osborne street, but at the last meeting of the Prah ran Council Or Flintoft presented a petition from the cabmen asking to be allowed to remain in Yarra street on the western side. The petition is to come up for consideration at the council meeting on Monday next.
Motor Traffic. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Motor Traffic. There has been a large number of prosecutions before the Prahran and St. Kilda Courts recently for alleged breaches of the motor regu lations, charges including excessive speed, no rear lights, &c. Fines of 40s and upwards have been imposed in the excessive speed cases. The evidence for the prosecution was given by Constables Fitzgerald and Burke, who have sections marked out for timing purposes in most of the main thoroughfares. At a meet ing of the West St. Kilda Progress Association on Tuesday evening it was decided to ask the St. Kilda Council to fix speed limits for motor traffic in different parts of the city. At the Prahran Court on Thurs day, before Messrs Chambers (chair man), Heyward and Flintoft, J.'sP,, Vernon V. Jackson was charged with making an excessive noise with his motor cycle when passing St. John's Church, Toorak road, Toorak, dur ing divine service on Sunday, April 26. Constable Slatter, in giving evidence for the prosecution, said when h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
e~ - ! EASTER BRIDES and GRO' IAL . 1 1 Maple , " " I ES Prahra n, Note th9 Address; -SAY 181, 183, 185, 187, 189, 191 a tIt's for you to name the 181Terms of Payment. CHAPEL STREET If it's not convenient for you to pay cash, At the Corner of Wewnt you to say how much you can High Street, comfortably aflord to pay; from 1/weekly We have drawn up a list of specially easy rahran. SSS FURNITU. 3Rooms Furnished, R3 3 Rooms Furnished. , £3 worth, 1/- wkly £20 worth 5,- wkly £10 lOs. X1U "i £8£ £10 3/- £45 8E6 4 Rooms Furnished, : ., ,. ? J £16 lOs.-5. £ £16 0 sAnd so on to any amountI you may require. Payable • -weekly, monthly, quarterly or half-yearly. CASH or TERMS. - -" ? - OUR PRICES - S,-- ARE ALWAYS ,- THE LOWEST., - ca ,1ha ot am c pt s. o n s" i larg o }is, mad, down to £8su caht oi long yerm if....fered.oard In h populareho ow- Ber'ahra sik tprce . had olsh fiis, 7/0/ Sli ok, ortemsara ged t thsw ud ma ple s onaining S euiu h saleseenPrci--ouh, woeay hars a pldsfou r ar , ic 9 ...
Vacant Land as Rubbish Tips. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Vacant Land as Rubbish Tips. Mr J. Rowan wrote to the St. Kilda Council on Monday evening complaining that a block of vacant land in York street, reserved by the Government for educational pur poses, was being made a repository for rubbish. Mr Chamberlin, Town Clerk, verified the statement of Mr Rowan. The land in question was under the control of the Lands Department. The Mayor stated that the Council had also made application to have the block of land placed under its control, so that it could be converted into a playground for children, It was only a small block, but it was a great nuisance to the whole neigh borhood owing to it being made into a rubbish tip. Cr Hewison said all over the city rubbish tips were being made of vacant blooks of land; but as they were not considered to be a menace to health the council was powerless to take action. There was a pro posal to secure legislative sanction to enable municipalities to deal with vacant land of the kind. Where they were made r...
Bowling. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Bowling. By BOWLIcR. The Carlton and Collingwood rink tournaments were continued on Satur day under excellent conditions. Here and there some fine exhibitions of bowling were given. For instance, In the third round of the Carlton tournament, Kemp, of Melbourne, put up a really remarkable performance. His rink was playing against that of Kelton, of Collingwood. The latter quartette put up 12 before Kemp scored a single. Then, of a sudden, as if some good fairy was watching over the Melbourne players, the latter put in a claim, and, creeping onward and upward, they downed their op ponents from Collingwood by 17 to 15. If this is not one of the best per formances connected with the Mel bourne Club for the season, I will be very much surprised. The third and fourth rounds of the Collingwood tournament were played, and amongst those of local renown who competed, Murphy's Malvern team had to return home defeated. The conquerors were Mr. Adam's men, of Ivanhoe, who scored 17 to 8. With fin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
AN OLD NURSE FOR CHILDREN. "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup for Children Teething. Should always be used for Children while Teething. It Soothes the Child, Softens the Gums, Allays all Pain, Cures Wind Colic, and is the Best Remedy for Diarrhoea. Directions for Using Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup.-For a child under one month old, 6 to 10 drops; three months old, half a teaspoonful; siX months old and upwards, a teaspoon ful three or four times a day. For Diarrhoea, repeat the above dose every two hours, until the character of the discharges is changed for the better. Sold Everywhere. Our drugs are pure. Our prices are low. Our standard of quality is high. Our pharmacy is oonvenienl. This is a combination of pharmaceu tical points you will only find at Witt and Co.5.-.Advt. AUCTION SALES. To-day (Saturday), at half-past 3 o'clock, on the ground, Mayfield Avenue, Toorak, Messrs Nicol, Miller and Co, will sell a conveni ently situated building site, 51 x 133 ft 6 in. The property is surr...
High Rockeries. OBJECTIONS BY BUSINESS PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Hiigh Rockeries. OBJECTIONS BY BUSINESS PEOPLE. Sjoint letter, signed by several busiess people at the Junction, was received by the St. Kilda council on Monday evening, asking that the rockery at the junction of St. Kilda road and Punt road be levelled off tlmilarly to the one in front of the Town Hall. Amongst other things the writers complained that the rockery hid their places of business from view. Cr Barnet stated that the rockery had converted what was ?reviously a dirty spot into a clean one. It had been put there to check the dust that came along Punt road and caused annoyance to people in High street. The trees at the plantation were be tg nipped and trim ned. It would hi a shame to level down the rockery It the Junction the same as the one outside the Town Hall. There was aproposal to put a convenience near the plantation at the Junction. Cr Love did not think the rockery Prevented the dust coming along. To plaoe these high mounds at some 5pots was a mistake. About the Ju...
EMPIRE DAY. ST. KILDA ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
EMPIRE DAY: ST. KILDA ARRANGEMENTS. The Rev Hugh Jones, correspon dent of the tit Kilda State school committee, wrote to the local council on Monday evening, thanking the council for its co-operation in the celebration of Empire Day last year, and asking that the usual fipancial assistance be given towards carrying out a programme of celebrations this year. They would be on an im proved scale. On the motion of Cr Hewison, seconded by Or Barnet, a sum ot [20 was granted to the committee. iPrahran Celebrations. The Empire Day celebrations in Prahran, which take place on Friday next, 22nd, will be on a comprehen sive scale. The council has gene rously donated a sum of £50 to assist the cause, and the children may look arward to a delightful time. During ie morning chief citizens will visit he State schools and deliver ad dresses dealing with the meaning and significance of Empire Day, and for their part the children will salute the Flag and sing patriotic melodies. In the afternoon spo...
50th Battalion Senior Cadets. APPEAL ON BEHALF OF THE BAND. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
50th Battalion Senior Cadets. APPEAL ON BEHALF OF THE BAND. Cap'ain Lemon, of the 50th Bat talion Senior Cadets, whose head quarters are at the Orderly Rooms, Chapel street, wrote to the St. Kilda council on Monday evening asking for financial supoort for the band of theBattalion. It was stated that the band had a debit balance of -15 6s 6d, and that although promises had been given, very few of the more prominent citizens had contributed towards the band. Captain Lemon added that the lads were proud of their band, which had the effect of stimulating them in their military duties. Cr Love said if a band of the kind was to be established citizens would have to come forward with support. He did not remember an appeal be ing made on behalf of this particular band before, although he had given a donation to the Battalion for some thing. Of course, it would be a dangerous precedent for the council to liquidate the debt of every band that appeared to be in difficulties. On the motion of C...
Conductorless 'Buses. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Conductorless 'Buses. The omnibus conductor's existen?e is threatened; it is possible that .. fore many years are out hlie andki\ tribe will- be . as extinct ais th. dodo or the post-boy. A new elec tric . omnibus .service which it iý lproposed(l to start in New York wnill be conductoriess entirely. lth. oondictor s place being taken by a Swohman cashie . -Passengers will entei the vehi!, from the ieir, 'issig the cage of the girl cashier and paying their faires;i and .will leave by a front .door, beside the driver. When either orf these dooirs is open the electric corrent is automatically broken, and the oniinsnis stolps tt is said that the reason for em ployif" wi omeni instead of mlien as caishiers is that the authorit ies of the coinpaiiy have been persuaded by experience that women iiake more co'urteous and. conscientious em ployees for this kind of work, and so long as the physical require itients .for conductors are elimi inated, nothing could he gained by employingr, men.
Siamese Customs. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Siamese Customs. -The "coming of age" of every s4. ine cs hild in any family pretendingi to:fashion is celebrated with a quaini icc uiiipturescquei:.*custorm-the cutting f Ahe: itop-knot.- '1'his top-knot is nil-hii??iiore-.than :ra. - round P)atch of hair aloowed to grow on0 the croii,-ofN the head :hile the ret of :the:hai is ?los ly siaved. -Ih 1clt-h locksh still fine an, losv -re iwoiii ro undiii into i Coil ?l'.cistciic.. ca- lairge pin with ;gol, ic'il cI.: n lsiisrrocunle(i o ,,stic,. ,. cistioiinsby: i tLiny ciaplet (f sweet. sccted ;iteflos. It is wor iitilttiie: coiiiin bnes cwlien the ChI,d i'a oy; ,is to be- emin, cip atiId fro, thiiaei iand :withdir-wn f'roim p. icr?-cl -control; :or;. .i the case ,, -i'IsH till -the i'finii'riageable ;,go . g iisist dra;) ieiir. Coinveinience ?.-or. fancy, or tihe falicil .-sooth sayer, f.ix this date ariocisl at' nino, eleven, or thir. teeh. ears ;i but' the- even trumbers i.re avoided as less pr pitilncs. Come when it. imay3l, oweve...
Great Mysteries of Science. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Great Mysteries of Science. (By GAITRETI '. STVS.) :f Sits Williaii Ihinu avisn- h rig t in the I con-clsios tl h from recent exlperi iiients of ?'s a ,he is striontly 'uppoi te ss Collic; and. Iaterson-iv -m;a" bc· . orel ongi sc' theriiin i: ofthe li *cieint;oiche pinist whhv leii versaillyl- derided iin auig.Ied ?,.@iitit, ll. il' the Cist C fe 'ii i - -is hich chemiis ihae b?. e iiget-in t?- lir, .l Modern secic ce sii i -Coi I ; ih coifentrint elertiieits :are: tiXiil -lit l ei nature. JtI is idle to tii. f &lt;challgigp one intl; ; ;itelootir. -;- i they are th?e eiill rem:airi Then '*,canie'tide'cliscoey .of thi e diuin. aindlch inistry snldcn Ilc eiii ed i new Icsson i.To ishvoil y's astonishmtent it sws wfou'il t:at atonis arpe piit s Iad lont g been. beliives, ed i u] ii liedi i b:1di:siit prti 'ces, by ie -, lic p::ing i gethi'er ii of which, iis s iryin li niii':ers . an combinations, the :liiilTorc it kilids of matter -whicsli :i call lli cheinical eleients asre...
£9,000 Loan for St. Kilda FOR PERMANENT WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
£9,000 Loan for St. Kilda FOR PERMANENT WORKS. At the meeting of the St. Kilda Council on Monday evening Cr Jacoby gave notice of motion for next meeting in regard to raising a loan of 19,000 for permanent works and undertakings. Cr Love asked what progress was being made with the St. Kilda and Caulfield drainage scheme. They were fortunate in not having had any abnormal rainfall in recent years; but even though they (the eouncillcrs) might not have the honor of being in the council very much longer, he would like to see the drainage scheme given definite considFration before next August. Cr Gibbs-We should ask Caul field for some details of their scheme. The Town Clerk mentioned that the engineers were working out a new drainage scheme. The mat:er was left to the Town Clerk to report on at a future date.
Correctly Translated. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
iCorrectly Translated. Si'li:' t :sclic oli?aster i"opelned the 'diirlt-loikill'g 'eni lol auil s?i edl'?oiilr lthe "' ~uri nlie:c'-'slel ot i f1 paC'r. li iS bi .ws "uoi-it. tteil as he ,ei l hlic-first ivord ~ itho id daI 'l tin Itt hii;thrs hiie i vill.a g s.IIll tlii?-?r. 'iThi is:whIitt lie rea : .(SI?i-.?ss ~)yo.t?. ire u li? o11i "' " ()n o f "o -ledgre. - wisl toellter iny son your lll srlool ie th tt ' 10 actical jotl l^e 1 e lcet 'o itiely :(1"er ettl Sfroiti.Tl lterate ipitets, lhat ti reetly tle) thts Sir, -As you 'are t in> "'ll konin ledge. I wish to Citter my sont you1r school.
Nail in a Girl's Lung. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
: Nail in a Girl's Lung. / Odessa May, a four-year-old jill of Adkridge, 'exas, is fast recover ing from a remarkalle surgiail operation performeld uon her by Dr. R. C. Lynch, of: Nw Orleans, .a. A wire -nail was removed frotm the child's right lung- after it. had been embedded there for six weeks. The child was rushed by her parents to Beaumont, eighty-five miles sot h of Aldridge.:: After two utnsuccesIful operations, surgeons. declared o0 thing could save the - child. ::irailtic in ihis -:elorlts to save her, Odessa's .father -.rusled her to a hospital ait Ne·· iOrleans, where Ltw operiations .were perforined and the nail rei nbioel w ithil-.a week. Dlr. yich;-insierte'd .a 'i-ruhbber tube int' the child' s-throit :The etnd wir irkel iownaenld- while hite physiciill i&lt;tche.d 'throughi- the X-ra.. a'. 1 whllen- thle t;ibing :was f-ixed djirectb ioyer the hlieid of the wire nail l poI??weril ..ii-aigniet- wis, placed " ithl Hi o;:i ??: l?the tubing, aind the nil .i as Fd...
A Captain's Story. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
A Captain's Story. A terrible experiiece in the N.ril 0iSeit. during a . recenti great gal' .was_ described by Captain Ford, ,f I-l.+l ii.who ewith, his -wife and the -crew .:of +three .- of the schooner 'iichai(Il and Fiaily, cwas landied at orth Shielils I They hd hCee rescueid just' as the ,vessel, after a fearful lbniffeting, asi .oti the point (if sitaiiiig off :St. A)ls leud. itli heri forsails torn. to ribl.ons atld the m.traiiit-s tils? bloi .n: aw;iy, tlie 'Rficliart andti Elily took shelter iCind ti it tIS Iacila. IHere .de 'spriig a z-leak, andl it;. was lletfes sary : toIlep tlie pfiiiis going tx Linuously.: Seasi lretkitig oiln )1041 1ripeled l ?a yy" se-veiral l'ete- of the hie wiarks; .iiIl one ave hlur'led the ,atiei ail ainst ,.thhoe natina .winch, injuring his ribs.~, Ca tain. Ford had a nar row .scsrpe: from being, washed over board. .-The+ lifeboat having been smashedr, the only.. hope of rescue was tlwouglh a passing, vessel. Flare lights :i:were burned, and the...
"DECAYING ENGLISH." [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
I E:DEC YING ;ENGLISH Speaking at: a Gaeli: Leagun meet ing at Fermoy Lord 'Ashbourne -said. th it continually speaking ]in lish de iforr'ed the mouth.l Herdescribed Eng lislim - .las having :.thin; '3.prom intn,~ :.lipslog;o; front 'te.th, andi the :gene .ral a2piaranre of a..measly rabbit. The: German_ language. whs :stiong and vigorous,, the .English language in'a state of weakness, rott.nness, "anti lc?.ay. JohnJ iull's-future,. to use ti hull was eliind bim. He was in Ssiai' and .'nothing would bring him intotouch ith thie outside world. T7hen are at least ten minllion nerv( fires i:n the human body Eighut out of the twelve jurymen at Carnan;ionshire ?.Assizes recently an: savere-. to, th' ina-i- of Jones.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
'FRASER and MORPHET-I for Good Printing OUR £20 wGIFT TO ALL MARRIED A 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 3P 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 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 S I are the things to look for In a EDWARD LOVE & CO.'S SUIT. Space will not per...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Call at the Offlce of this Paper -FOR ::RINTIN ofEvsry Description SEastbourn:e Stroet, Windsor. GLOBE DYE WORKS. SSave the Cost of ' Winter Outfits by DRY CLEANING or DYEING the Dark Shades now Fashionable. J Ladies' Costumes Cleaned T from ... ... N STHE GLOBE Ladies' Costume Dyed _____from ... 5/6 S TJd fLadies' Blouses Cleaned / from ... ... 1/3 r Gentlemen's Suits Cleaned - , from ... 4/ Gentlemen's Suits Dyed from 5/6 Gloves Cleaned Odorless 3d pr Lace Curtains and other Furnishings Cleaned and Dyed, FURS REMODELLED Ostrich Feathers Cleaned and Dyed all the New and Fashionable Shades. RECEIVING OFFICES: 27 CHAPEL STREET, near Windsor Station; 156 GREVILLE STREET, S. near Town Hall; TOORAK ROAD, two doors South Yarra Station; GLENFERRIE R.D, Malvern. High St, WINDSOR, I door from ChapelSt. "TEL. 1706 WINSDOh. Works-4o, 42, 44 Ellis St., S. Yarra, oflChapel St. Phone 1755, Windsor Ex. SAW AND MOULDING MILLS, DUKE STREET, WINDSOR, Opp, FALLON'S, Drapers, Chapel Street. !Wm. Marsh...
Captain's Ordeal on a Derelict. ALONE AT THE WHEEL FOR FOUR WHOLE DAYS. FIGHT AGAINST SLEEP. LIVED ON NINE BISCUITS AND TWO BOTTLES OF STOUT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Captain's Ordeal on a Derelict. ALONE A' 'i.l? WT?E?ii E VOr t FOUR WHOLE YS0 If-o- v i . t. io e 0C -icsnt 101 :;C.. - . rible i;: . f ie ? l;; iIt I i tt e -._learnt?I the dirri-val:o?f tle;Nia i tol . - tiiil- ,? .h?i" ?i steali.er ::1:1iss;1. at I al'inoitl -.i: essli n ,ih " :-. i o.u '.;ie-. ?co l " caricely . tlirpihg h ti); ; h- gi-; u F t' an -.interi'viw:e lhe :a.4 1i S- Sii ? Stil i'ed. the i-1o 1age. T Shaei c ha? - great deti of trouble. ywith ;riy crei'- Seer ii lef1 it?? . Doer, -arin I had, to get= friesh. mien:. Then- I p:it inito Faliitouth for- sonle time,:id- a :d eiventually.: we miade. y start.. ?%te0nl we got" off the Lizard n:c ex.periciicedl rither heavy eaas?-: and the little tug laboured?~ great deal. She wcolld go overb fill witli w ater, and1 graidu'ally free herself.i -: S . "It was durinig; one of, these occ:it sions1 that, lily crel- iilSt ila-e-; got= frightened,.- for in? the' eirly;: hours of. the morning I told one ofi( lici0i: to go: aft :and ;se...