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BUS PASSENGER LASSOED. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
BUS PASSENGER LASSOED. SIn' September last, ari ironmolllde named James Lees,. of Canning Towi was a passenger on a motor-bus tha' was proceeding along the East Indi: Dock Road. At this point were tl London . County Council tramcars which -were "dri eein' by'"the overhead .wire: .system,;. andi-one6' of the car. was stationary on the line . A trolley. rope, was. hanging loose and as the bus on ;hich the plain ' tiffl'was'. travelling passed the point -the 'rope caught him aind twiste' irpunl~ his. neck; :with tli r silt h !i lie hwas nearly strafigled '. e s'H n '?s'-'jerked fromi'hi's seat, ani i iis;ees protruded from their socketi for several . weeks as the result- o' fie accident. S-Lees ':brriought '.in.naction for d-m ages 'hgainst-" thll Londoi :.Coun .Council and'.the London General Om nibuhs Company.: The formerl cent: nd: ed .that the .driver of the bus. . wai negligent in notkeeping such: a.look -out 'as. to. see. the,.hanging trolley rope and so avoid a .mishap. . - The ...
Fashion's Toll of Bird Life. DANGER OF DISEASE IF SLAUGHTER GOES ON. CRUEL PLUMAGE TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Fashion's Toll of Bird Life. DANGERl OF D ISI. EASEt IF SLAUCi'IlT; G01IS 0. CRUELI'LUIA'.:G' TI\llE-. I'ollo citig the lied .given by the United States ac. li,.ge nuimmber,: of people .gathered itt the :.tVhitlihall Rooms to: express their -:-ipliro'lqL of a Bill` intended u to: prlhi?it tie irm porta tion into the . nit ed Tl:ilgdoin of the skins natif igmesne of -ertaini birds: Sir Hi rry:-Jo hson, the faitious traveller, . who presihlis, staid if there were no0 insects,- ticks; moiluscs,'. or woirnis; two-thirds. of the ??orldsi dliseases wotild comne to ail end, aid for the: limnitatioi ofi tihese .pests itheie w is: no agency .so. ilpoeteii as birds. If the nornial- ? protection of bir:ds were dinlinished? crops 'iul orchards : suffered. Farmiers ;an frui- growers. of Souithern1 EDiigli mm haill conlahined of the scarcity ~fi swallows, :due to the passion wohich pi'em'ailed in Italy anii Franlce for .tlhe dcstruction:. of small birds. Iimiut;irs who worked for the great tradin...
TUBERCULOUS MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
.TUBERCULOUS - MILK. The dangers'of'ari- imipure milk sup .ply are -brought: out- in- anIimport ant-article, on'-,The Infection of Chil dren with tthe: Bovine .-Tubercle Bacil .lus,'.' by Dr.- A -Philip Mitchell, resi dent surgical j officer- at- the Sick Children's Hospital, Edinburgh. :The paper is the resul s of experi ments and- observations carried out in connection w"ith cas-s inl.the Hos Sital ýtitbi: wlich Dr., Mit'lIl is con i'ectedi:, ahd Rfirri-s thie dec'sion of the! 1--' " -.-: Co6minission -ers that tile iiovine in iiS can be com muniicated from-i asimhil :to man. .Cow's milk; he dccl'.res; is r:spon sible for 90 per cent. of the: cases of tuberculous cervical gl-nds- in in Iants and 'children in El nbur h and .district;,and in a leading article deal-? ing. with -the investigation the .'Bri- tish. Medical Journal" states--that 'it: is legitimate to conclude that the tubercilouis milk is the :common cause of tuberculosis in Jthe -bones, joints, and glands of the infants...
New Blood Specific tried in Hospitals. TESTS SHOW SUCCESSFUL WAR UPON BACILLI. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
New Blood Specific tried in Hospitals. TESTS SHOW SUCCESSFUL WAR S UPON BACILLI. .-A :eiw medical specific for the llood -found to improbe the quality Sto.?ýi:fromarkable degree and givethe bld l6??o;. iocr 'to overcome the germs f :dis;as: hias belen put to the test in lospitals. 'Plie 'iii cvstigalion hi6s . been carried Sout;- cliically;,.s a. sev ce test being a case: itli the ). i .ol: deciial down severnli degrees bielow. n-ormal-:" al, Nwhich hiad tiiec le iacilli. After a i course- of": the spci c-e in :; hopit i, itho-f t it ilt' d: iiot ia eof Slintor i I t eti.enit, -ino trice of the -ba cilli could - ei;l e 'l iii-ld ;. ?-.-:#. :.' Sbic lood cii? i? -~niiii - s.ti kei be-. for? , t fi g "7r iIl- " - 7a "*iif 'tel: :tiratii, ciit, ty tliie clinicl exa:siinftioni--of- a.few . 'dro?s of i;lo d tiken .frm-the.lobe o tlie ;e:r or theu tip of: the finger. 1inthe case referredi to; according" to the': physiciains r eport; the blood .lciiiil . .beore;;?treaLtnimentt is do wn ito...
FIRST WOMAN CHLOROFORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
FIRST WOMANr CH.L OROFORMED. "The. death of Mrs. Agnhes Thosoa., the first woman to inhale :-hloroform occurred recently .it'Streatbam, at the age of eighty-three. She-was a niece of Sir .T;Y: Simp son's wife, and, with her- father, Commander Petrie,--was present at 52 Queen .Street, .Edinburgh, ., on the eventful night, November. 4th, when the great discovery was made of the use of chloroform ,by Sir James (then Professor) Simpson. On that occasion, after Sir. James and his assistants had recovered from the effects of the experimental doses upon themselves, Miss Petrie came forward to be experimented upon, and proved a most.happy sub ject 'under thi influence of the drug, as- When' falling asleep ..she made the remark, "I am an iangcl, a beautiful angel ! -:How are y you, all down there ? ., ..
INSURANCE AGAINST MUMPS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
INSURANCE AGATNST iTJMUPS. The Iunderwriters: at :-Lloyd' s' dis play: a: keen sporting- instinct and considerable. coirag - in the: risks which they undert:il: e Thely are ,quite. ready. to insur'e ag"inst any contin gency, from. shipwracc -to twins,` for varying , premium considerations., Thl most; rc nt. o"' s on to which they have promptly ri. a-:s n epidemic of mumps amongst thie membeirs- of their: institution. -Three months olicies e issii:d on paymenit of premiums from 1s: upwards. insuiing a c?rtain s-nim per week in case of a first' or a:seco` d attack. The former is -the -more ea pensi ive as" mumps"' is a pecilliarly: infectious complaint, and there .is less.chancei of gettingii it? a- second time -
WELL-DRESSED THIEVES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
,-WELL-DRTSSFD a:,THIIE v ES. iA" short timdiago a 1hall-was: givi at ?thie; Albert Hall;. London, in 'nirl of a charity, :-.and. opera glasses w re placed, on hire for the: use of-those. people whoimsight a wish to; use ethemn. After tlihe ball was oveir it was discovered that thirty pairs_ of these glasses wtere missig , but not, as nmight perhaps h)e` expected, froin the cheap seats. _As the glassels - ere lent -t help thi 'chairity; and as the miss ing -glasses had to.e pdpaid for out of the, money :raised, this-iseemse ' to be a particularly-;mean form-i of thleft: As a matter; of fact, alioout -four pairs .of .,opera-glasses outt of. seven hundred are, stolen from the theatr.s eve?y: week. These glasses :are !:not pilacedeyini the.pit; or gallery i ut onl in; tfhe more: expensive' seats:: _The Electrophone' Company, who supply the glasses that are for hire in: about taenty-fis e London tlicta tree, say that thttey: hare lost some in liketwentyi lthousand pairs in thei.last ?te...
A STRANGE FIND. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
A STRANGE FIND. ,.While .:slaughtering cattle:-Mr. M. Daly,:. of, Omagh, County '-Tyrone, "found; in the' stomach of one cow: an `iron; bolt 3:!-,inches. long, believed to be, art of,.a mowilig ;machine. Two years previously, Mr. Daly discover .ad .thirty-six;.shillings in a-beast.
Motor Omnlbus Traffic. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Motor Omnibus Traffic. Referring to tile oik' of- thieiii ini cipalP conferences appbointed. to deal; wiitIl the cluestioii.o fthe destiruction '01 roads by m'lotor,- omniibuses and miotutor lorries C.' Baiiet stated at the St Kild'a Council mee ing o lMonda evenaing tlht hlie suh coininitte had taken evidence trom local iniumcipal enkinieers andti iihadreceived there :ports or exp ertsi;an -tlie , conciii ariesed ai: nasthat elbne roads a ere totall unatedto eclass triafh~c refer.i edt:ou tcontinu. to, con struct ioadson the. present lines, in view' of the motor -omnibus and miotor1r thinc old be an ab solute waste -of money. Wa was .needed are7so id foundations ot con ciaete. oirtelfoid-biiidiniit.s'Ias going topo anoexpensivematter or e .mniuiicipalities.' andal here the mlie/oney ascomIngfromliedid -not know Cr ibbs TI Tra Conipany, n dditiontoay thea council £400 per ;tarialiso aintains the centreo6f lie roads Thie omnibu.is colipani slihould;a ilsO -pay somiething itowards tih...
West St. Kilda Progress Association. TRAINS AND MOTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
West St. Kilda Progress Association. TRAINS AND MOTORS. SAmeeting of Athe above association as helild at the, Beacoiisfield Hotel on :oi:nday evening,: Mr. J.l Rowan, J.P., president, occupying the chiair. :i Mr.. Walker secretary , explained. the progress that had beeni made with thie .formation of a life-savi.ing club. It. was prolposed to have ai anibulance ,class, to ineet-att Brooke's, boat shed.: mid Dir. Mortoin had plromised to givre lectuiies alterniately. with the St. Johi's .nilinulance people.- The fee ?would be -5/; ro' each iseries of lectures :-.- SMr.; :\alker ,'-referred i t:tlie' steps taken -to urge_ on the coinstructioi oif thlie Higlhstreet train wai - tirouiig iAlbert Park, aind read cori:espondence with the Preinier and the Pralbran and St Kilda, Councils oib the subject. Tihe Co verniinenit as alrerad k 'nown -iiad refused 7 to allowed :tlie traitiiay too go, troiigh. park ..lands: Pralran Couiicil i had promiised to selid dele gates to the :St IKiida Coduici...
Football. ST. KILDA V. ESSENDON. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Football. ST. KILDA V. ESSENDON. ;. There was a: crowd of. 20,000 spec :lto:s at: the al)ove match .onI li-the' St. Kiltl: Cricklet ?'.:Grond onl: Satiirdayi last; £31-4 beingl a tken at the gates. It wis in-- idi ' ideal da: fior ftootball- the groulnd \ wisiinl bgood border, aid .a good: gnie was tlei re siult - Lever, the i.seasiders' captain;, was: iicapicitaited :til?igi. a injury, IcNamiara: leading the teaiii i liis tliiebreeier in- tie, :firs;t (i uarteri bt St Kilda were liit to scor, cNat inrai scoringo a behlind. SThile la tter's :ig liiiiaikiiig i;rocliities : vre seiidoi? ' players wi;o :ere -tid ; off to dol it Lie fro0 ing;.l theirn twork 1well a itloliout olating tliel Itis to ainy ex-; te int Woodcock a as tlie hirst playeil to scoire a iniajor point forlteliooie team, She cii pr'iniiga-similar teatt Esseidon pld tlie ball to the Sclii rdtr St i? dai, ie rorin ei. teaineding by iie pouit at tle first change The St. Kild supprters ex pected great t?iAilgsý lroin thei...
New Governor-General. OFFICIAL LANDING AT ST. KILDA. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
New overnorGeneral. :OFFICALLANDINGd AT l S1 KISiLDA The Mayor o'St .Kilda 'Jr E O'Doinenl) frepoi ted at tl e' council meeting7on- Monday thait ie- atid the Town *Clerk lid beenin coniiiiiiuica tion 'withl Miijo Stew;rd, official sec retary;?ni coinnection i.ith the official landing:i;f thlie Governor-General de signate, -Sir' Ronald Munro-Ferguson; at St.: Kilda ie.t Monday. An ad dress or. welcomie would be presented on beliall t. tlhe council, and 1000 schoiol children, w-ould sing. the National-hAntlhem: - - SOn the inmotion: ot Cr.' Barnet; sjeconde'dby r .love thecouncil Passd tenecsary ditureto S3ry ou I oi ng-range; ii lits A9.qstzla t oI secl *^^: ?^-^ ^^'?*^^0®;8?
Malvern Harriers. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
Malvern -Harriers. T he Mll eiin Harriers (23) held a ni~iiL Ot- Oakleigli ol -:Saturday last; thai tiuig^fiv i: tlhe Foresters Armis otelTe pickiiii:ige T. S.. 1eitt(pace) and J J Coope (a hoip) fled b3.tlheihi e} (M Geel wPeiire Ob 'iand; ' I Bit';coveredisixS dii1es of count ry iin tlce direntioii 1 Black Flat of tihe liarlieirs~were leeling fresli ater Lleir spell fironiaii asseaisoniiand were inclined to niakie thie pace willing. The majority ot. tlieiii lhiovever, were out for their fir st'ui, thhey discovered their awindpipes.: were not quite as clear as.theya wished- specially so did they find lthis _out at the Ashburton Hill. . Half' a miile fromi the finish the pack was lined up Tor -a. scratcl run in, which was won easily by D. Mclar land, with C. E. Coe and J. J. Cooper ihlling second and third places re spectively. Next Salurday the club will run at Cardlner, starting from Ihe Gardiner Hall at 3.30.
PRAHRAN V. PORT MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
PRAHRAN V. -PORT MELBOURNE. The former team wlas strengthened in this match by. the inclusion of MclKen::ic I-olmnes, Daniells and Greenhiilll, and they all performed up tI expctaLtioiis. : Te; ganme was very even at thli start, bothl teams sting gling 'iinsuccesstiilly fori goals.: The phiviers seedied over; eager-, with the riesulllL that the pllay was not of a very hi igh order They inishlied the quar tel 'itl I:5 pojilints' aiece.? Tlhe open ing stages 'of: the seconld quarter were uicivenfill li e efeence onl both sides being very sounhd,: Ellen, for Prahrami, di Flranlin; itor.m Por l Melbourie, ;ei ii;very ipioin~i elt on :-the back ilies. Mioroiey- was, the first player .to breaki- the ice; ini, the goal, kicking .liner. fod. PrIlranIi- aiid :Kerr and iDaiiells pfer?riirmed a similar feat soon aftem?w.ards:.' :At. this- period Praliran were. play ingi all over Port Melbourne, lbeating: theilt'iconspicuouisly. in tile air a:!ind iolding their own in the grdund Iplay ati iiwhi...
The Bates Benefit. TWO SUCCESSFUL CONCERTS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
The Bates Benefit. TWO SUCCESSFUL CONCERTS. After many weeks of good and strenuous work on the part of the committee, the Bates' benefit has come to a very successful termina- tion. A concert was held in the Prah- ran A.N.A. Hall on Monday evening, and another at the same place on Wednesday evening, and there were crowded attendances on both occa- sions to listen to attractive pro- grammes. The net financial result, it is confidently anticipated, will run into three figures. Mr. Zoe Solomon, chairman of committee, if he were built that way—we know he isn't— would have every right to throw a few choice bouquets at himself. He always keeps his committee together exquisitely, coaxes them, delivers homely orations on how to do things that should be done, and how not to do things that shouldn't be done, and in many other ways can convert a man with a heart of stone into a loyal, true and charitable worker. These are just a few of the attributes possessed by Mr. Zoe Solomon. Of course, th...
AUSTRALIAN OCTOGENARIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 16 May 1914
AUSTRALIAN OCTOGENARIAN. At the residence of her son, Mr. Richard Denton, Mount-street, Prahran, there passed away, on the 1st Inst., Mrs. Juliet Elizabeth Denton, widow of the late Mr. George Denton. De ceased was 81 years of age, and, as she herself used to proudly proclaim, she was Australian born, Perth, W.A., being her birthplace. Mr. George Denton, well-known in Prahran, is a son of the deceased lady. The late Mrs. Denton was of a very kindly dis- position. She enjoyed splendid health right to within a few weeks of her death. She had resided in Prahran for many years.
A Task. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
: . :-: A Task. To be honest, to be kind-to earn a little and to spend a little less to make upon the whole a family happier for his presence-to renounce when that shall be necessary and not be embittered - to keep a few friends but these without capitula tion-above all, on the same grirr condition, to keep friends with him self-h?ere is a task for all that a man has of fortitude and delicacy. -ROBERT Louis STEVENSON.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
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The Clergy and their Churches. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
The Clergy and their Churches. (Fromn 'The Church Times.") The" humblle among us;, the inferior, clergy,' see tlhiiigs ais they. are. : F or his lordship there are gireat irep;ara: tions. "'The visits of the :angel of ?the Church in Iancashire are few and far bet?eenlJ-'iherefore, before lie conies there is -scrubbing. and dusti'g and polishing; thle Church is slippery and gleaming, the surplices of the choir boys are- stiff with starch. Mr. Arclh deacon -does not take us' nnawares, or see us ih oiur habit as we live; For him also there are. prepiarationis; those- ornaments of the Church i?iich h iave to be' producedl for the checking of the terrier are looking their bestI - the registers are -dust d. It is the locum tenens, or the depu: tation from the parent society, or .the -5i kindly neighbour whio comes to the rescue in times of vacation or of illness, who sees things as they usuallF are, a privilege-of doubtful value./-For :himn there is no preparation. , He finds the Chuirch ...
Whitsun-Day [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
Whitsun-Day Froni;' The Parish'Suppement."l The, condition :ol "iot1 ihaviing so much as he'ard wihethelr there be any Holy Gliost," is- not, I:: fear, literally inipossible in England at- the liresent day. In' our great cities ithere are u'iltitudes to Whom the piresence and iworlk of the ioly: Spirit in Christian humanity is as 'utterly i unkno?in as any of the most :- astruse "trtlihs :of Slhys:cal ?science.-. There are, multi itudes vho hiave not.'- even:: heard that the gracioias Autlio6r of ouri new life in: Christ is as erted to exist. But. ther? 'are also sections of:tie educated 'world to 3whor the w\olrds apply, if Idt iii. their literal sense, yet by inplica. rion;, and:?practically. - A:It may, then, seem a: poor alindtiitc thing .to say; but real belief 1ini- the: Holy Gliost iniplies an habl?itial so?se of the reality of a spirituial and spiier seisuousi\orild ::There is -.in fallen. -himian' nttitre a consitant anidid iio fouid :tendenecy: to ?sikl uiiiduider tlih .do...