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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
AN OLD NURSE FOR CHILDREN. "Mrs. \inslow'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 iie' monthl old, G to 10 drops; three 1iiontlis 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 *llscelirges is changed for the bc:'rr. ",,h1 I.ve.ry'1hero. "LINSEED COMPOUND" -l'had Mark of Kay's Compound Esii' 1I Linseed for coughs and cold,. MITCHELL & TAYLOR, Estate Agents. 394 Chapel Street, South Yarra. - The Home of the Prahran and Windsor Ladies' Tailoring. Special Reductions this month. J. SRERMAN, -. SLyric Theatre Buildings, -Chapel=st., Prahran. P. E. ROOK Desires to notify the Residents of the District that he has taken over the...
The Railways. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
The Railways. Mr. W. C. Manning, honorary sec retary to the Chapel-street Railway League, wrote to the Prahran Coun cil on Monday evening, intimating that Mr. Mackinnon (Minister for Railways) would, on the following day, receive a deputation relative to the proposal that a railway station should be erected at the intersection of Chapel and Arthur-streets, South Yarra. It was asked that as many councillors as possible attend. Cr. Ginn: God bless Mr. Mackinnon! (Laughter.) Cr. Naylor: Since Mr. Mackinnon has become Minister for Railways, he is looking well after the interests of the people of the State. It wants somebody to wake up the Railways Commissioners. For the errors they have made and their unbusiness-like methods, they should have been hounded out of office. The Commis sioners are no good to the State, no good to the country, and Cr. Chambers rose to a point of order. They were not discussing the Railways Commissioners. The Mayor ruled Cr. Naylor out of order. Cr. Naylor: We...
Malvern Council. Monday, May 18, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
Malvern Council. Monday, May 18, 1914. Present: Mayor Wilson, and Crs. E. Thompson, Weller, R. Thomson, Murray, McKinley, Lewis, Willis, Francis, Holmes, and Carroll. t DRILL HALL. The Department of Home Affairs, through the Hon. J. A. Boyd, M.H.R., wrote on the subject of land purchase as site for drill hall at the corner of t Stanhope and Oxford-streets, stating that the matters of tenders would re- t main in abeyance, pending represen tations to be made by deputation, which was being arranged. Mayor Wilson and Cr. Devy were appointed on the deputation. METROPOLITAN GAS ACT. The City of Melbourne wrote giving t proportion of costs of administering t the Metropolitan Gas Act, and stating that the Malvern Council's proportion was £31/13/2, the total cost of ad- i ministration being £751/10/4. FIRE BRIGADES' BOARD. The Metropolitan Fire Brigades' Board wrote, giving assessments of various municipalities, on which was . based the contribution of each council up to December 31, 1914. T...
Tramway through the Park. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
Tramway through the Park. Mr. E. A. Walker, secretary of. the West St. Kilda Progress Association,. wrote to the Prahran Council on Mon day evening, asking when the -pro posed deputation from the council was to wait on thie St.::Kilda- Council with a view of urging the latter body. to give its. consent, to the extension of the High-street -.(Prahran) tram through Albert Park to the beach. If the proposed tranimway - were made from South Melbourne through St.. Kilda to Carlisle-street before the park extension, it was likely that shopping traffic from West St. Kilda and Middle Park, instead of visiting Chapel-street, would be diverted to South Melbourne. Mr. Romanis, town clerk, stated that arrangements had been made for the deputation from the Prahran Council to wait on the St. Kilda Coun cil on the following Thursday evening.
Helping Prahran Creche [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
Helping Prahran Creche There was a pleasant little gather ing of ladies at the Prahran Creche on Thursday afternoon, e n which occasion Mrs Morris, a well known worker in the cause of charity, handed over towards the funds of the Creche a cheque for (16, being the proceeds of a concert recently given by Miss Findlay, with the help of Mrs Morris's organising abilities. Various office-bearers and members of the Creche committee were pre sent, including Mrs S. T. Staughton, President; Mrs J. Cooke, treasurer; Mrs Lindsay Whitehead, secretary; Mrs Rupert Nicolson, Mrs Hawkins, Mrs Emerson, Mrs Butler, Mrs Browning, and others. Mrs Staugh ton sincerely thanked Mrs Morris and Miss Findlay for their thought ful and generous help, and assured them that it would be utilised in carrying on the work of the Creche to the best advantage. Mrs Morris suitably responded, and spoke of the pleasure it had given her and Miss Findlay to take some part in assisting a deserving institution like the Crech...
DANDENONG ROAD AND DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT LEAGUE. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
DANDENJNG ROAD AND DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT LEAGUE. ANNUAL MEETING. There was a good attendance at the annual meeting of the above League at St. Mary's Htll on Thurs day evening. In the absence of the President (Mr R. G. Finch, .m), Mr W. Everist Comport was voted to the chair. A letter was received from Mr Fincham to the effect that owing to pressure of private business affairs he would be unable to accept the position of President for a further term. On the motion of Mr Shew, it was decided to place on record the League's cordial appreciation of Mr Fincham's services as President. The chairman summarised the work of the League for the year, showing that many improvements to the advantage of the general public had been effected in Dandenong road and vicinity by the efforts of the League. "Anyone," said Mr Com port, "who looked at Dandenong road now, with its beautiful and fast growing lawns, and the many other improvements that had been effected, and then take his memory back to what t...
Empire Day. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
Empire Day. Our report on Empire Day is "wded out, and will appear next COMPLAINT OF DELAY. rf . C. Heyward complained of the "s-tvation" of the High street lie. Ga the previous afternoon be mid he had to wait for three cars te:ween 2.30 and 3 before he could t in. It took him three-quarters I an hour to go from the corner of Orrong road and High street to Elsternwick. He had to wait 10 "inutes at the Malvern Town Hall. 2d another 15 minutes before he 'ld transfer again.
Amusements. THE LYRIC PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
Amusements. THE LYRIC PRAHRAN. The principal features of a splen ~d programme, presented at the L.ric Theatre, Chapel street, during week, were " Acquitted " and 'tieves and the Cross." The 7sdid programmes drew large diences. Both the pictures were ell screened, and were highly appre ~astd by te audiences. These pic :res were combined with equally t:ritorious selections for the rest of -eprogramme, which were aocom el:ied with beautiful music by . Lyric Orchestra. The popularity of the Plaza, Sth. lra, continues. The combination ;skating and dancing is greatly rPprecialed, and as the cooler weather is setting in, the number of patrons increases. The manage ?ent of the Plaza is perfect, and it S there that people can spend the Pleasantest of evenings.
No-license Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
No-license Committee. The No-License Committee, St. t, met at Mr. Treverton's house _?:nday. There was a good at rance, and Pastor Stewart presi hi Mr. J. Barrett, secretary of t`Victorian Alliance, gave general details of the Local Option campaign, •d plan of working No-License :ietings throughout the St. Kilda '.ctorate, by means of branches. Representation of the various de uminations is now sought. Pastor Stewart was elected president The other offices were held over till next general meeting on Monday, June 1st. Intending members are requested to forward their names to Mr. J. Treverton, Westbury street, or C. \M. Tucker, Brunning street.
The Parks and Gardens of Prahran. INCREASE IN WAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
The Parks and Gardens of Prahran. -4--- INCREASE IN WAGES. At the meeting of Prahran council on Monday evening last the parks and gardens committee (Or Embling, chairman) brought up the following recommendations '' That Mr Upton be appointed head gardener at the Brookville gardens at a wage of 9/6 per day, with the option of living in the council's cottage at a weekly rent of ii26. " That the wages of gardeners HIutohinson and Phillips be increased by 6d per day." The recommendations were agreed to. Cr Embling, chairman of the parks and gardens committee, takes an earnest interest iu the work, and every council meeting he speaks in terms of enthusiasm of the work be ing done in the parks and gardens of the city. He was similarly enthu siastic at the council meeting on Monday evening. He spoke well of improvements that were being effected in the High street gardens. He had told Mr Moore, the gardener, to go apd look at Alexanda Avenue, and he had now got a grip of what the parks and ...
Local Municipal Tramway. REVENUE RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
Local Mlunicipal Tramway. REVENUE RETURNS. At the Prahran Council meeting on Monday evening last, Cr. Naylor reported as follows in regard to the Prabhran and Malvern tramways Traffic summary for twenty-eight days ending May 6th. Trust lines-Revenue, 14292 16s 6d ; revenue per car mile, 15½d. Balaclava road extension-fl713 9s 2d. Per car mile, 131d. Caulfield extension--495 12s Id; per car mile, 9`d. Kew extension-£2,060 6s 2d; per car mile, 15;d. Total revenue, £8567 3s lid. MALVERN ROAD LINE. Cr Naylor said everything was progressing satisfactorily in conneo Lion with the proposed construction of a line of tramway along Malvern and Commercial roads. It was an ticipated that the line would be completed about the middle of next January,
Arrival of New Governor General. RECEPTION ARRANGEMENTS IN ST. KILDA. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
Arrival of New Governor General. -4-- RECEPTION ARRANGE MENTS IN ST. KILDA. Most excellent arrangements were made in St. Kilda for the official landing of the new Governor-General (Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson) and Lady Helen Munro Ferguson on Mc nday afternoon last. The pier was gaily bedecked M ith national flags and bunting, and large crowds of people were present. In the early morning the Governor-General Designate and party arrived by the R.M.S. Otway. They subsequently transhipped to the Australian war ship Melbourne, and next to the launch Plover, by which little vessel they landed at the St. Ki da pier. The Governor-General had already been welcomed by the Prime Minis ter (Mr J. Cook) and members of the Federal Cabinet, and another distin guished assemblage awaited the arrival of the Vice-Regal Party on the pier. The Mayor and Mrs O'Donnell, councillors, and Mr F. Chamberlin (Town Clerk) were present to do the honors on behalf of St. Kilda. The Mayoress presented Lady Helen Fer...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
A Warranted Cure for all acquired or Constitutional Discharges from the CLARKF'S 'rinary Organs in either Sex. These Famous Pills B 41 als. cure Gravel, Pain in the Back, and all Kidney PILLS. Disorders. Free from mer cury. Forty years' sao cess. Sold by all Chemists and Storekeepers through out the World. LINSED COMPOUND tor ta an colds. Of proven eflioienoy for sot Cplom alnts. 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 gjeld out to all sufferers, no matter how bad or long-standing the case may be. ONE BPTTLE WILL CURE any ordinary case, an. will be sent securely .packed and pos.-paid, with full directions and testimoniils, . receipt of 4/9. Order diret fro James E. Harley, 23 Stockdale-rM South Lambeth, Loadom. " "LINSEED COMPOUND" o 40 years proven e?ficacy for coUlhs, colds, bron ,hitis, &, LINSEFO COMP...
Bird Migration. TWO GREAT PUZZLES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
Bird Migration. . . '..w GREATo- PUZ7LES.,. In ioniiectiioii. -with the ithenoim enon of 'the?: migration. of birds, the two gre?c~. I-- uzlles aire-Wily does it exist ? and;d H? is- it perforined The rfist-; :question is? not answered by: sTaing it isa~. :ahab!it .which sobme: irds: have: iallen fuJr -the sake of securiig t hleinsel.vis those imeans or. i d-' itiions of i'fe? ,tlii r't e iim. r.:7 11 1 1 . 1C'? f..... .. ? -.". ..t e .... p1ied I :ng n'eP'rabure and - .l .ici.n ...u - i are eiris t~E -migerate ahi t all :iiuiii' i i??I?e n rance re is ,o ie - i f o iiisig it ,'li.. ;iih llti.fur.e-.i-. to it'a,'- a. fr- iliearex;lple -light 2n: eell liv n inree Scitlainid i' iieeg thsul?sliner -so ir-. e ;s tem -peratin?i.an-oI foocd ult . lgo. as does -its': icongcner 'the I? tili. T alSeri to;' teo 'e-luc ~litei.ni. ni ist shOi teeriiis'ieifori.thefo ni'hatioii of the hitiiIOt -say.-4ii-why iigration first n eg an whya it coniitined till fth: bib.LE bea(ifme ? aiii inheriited in....
PRAHRAN BRANCH A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
PRAIRAN L3KANcA1 A.N.A. At the half yearly meeting of the pr?bran branch of the A.N.A., the president, Mr. Fred Lee, was in the chair, with a full complement of oficers on the dais with him, and a well attended meeting. The following officers were elected for the ensuing half year :-Presi dent, Mr. J. N. Kirtri ; vice-presi denr, Mr. R E. Liney; secretary, r. George Fitzsimmons, i6 Wood side Crescent, Toorak. Assistant ecretary, Mr. F. H. Kermode; toeasurer, Mr Geo. R. Ewart ; auditors, Mr. J. M. Mort and Mr. R T. Ring. Committee, Messrs. L. Burchall, F. Lee, sen., M. Searle. Doyle, and H. G. Macdonald ; Dis persary delegates, Messers. R. W. ,l.Donnell, J. N. Kirton, and George Fitzsimmons; Metropolitan com enittee, essrs. S. H. Watson, H. A. A. Embling, and W. J. Blyth. The new president of Prahran A.,.A-, Mr. J. N. Kirton, is a native of Ballarat. He joined the branch in that town 30 years ago, and acted as secretary there for some years, subsequently becoming its president. For s...
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
Obituary. Mr Frank L. Jones, assistant .reta:Y at the Alfred Hospital, died at his residence, Thanet street, idalaern, on Monday morning, after a fe days' illness. Death fol:owed in attack of quinsey. The deceased eaves a widow and one child, who re deeply sympathised with in their !ireanely sad bereavement. The tre rIJ Jones was well and popularly oat a throughout Prahran and dis trict, and his somewhat sudden de 0ie has caused widespread regret, Betook much interest in local foot ball and cricket, and possessed many neotial qualities that made him a enial and kindly companion.
Tamed by a Threat. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
Tamed by a Threat. "I will," ' she excllainet l "'I will not livie with you ainother di ,' - Oi'llleilve e, .il ou ?" he Ito tono heIquietly eplie I I mill .inipl reli ttlie liu-liLe*'-ntwin7 re ai yis. eri; . si i ei::i'lie '.ll1 wniit?-yo-i i-ile.'rqt ii,.-1iiI :,ii lihoitli, iyou nse,.C-urs ti ip-_ il e cheir wellig ther'biitlie a "lpoint ovoe lik2000 feet below the level of heseT. In .ondon the foggy ild ays in do that ' shen asc veraii e i -They glared ait each` 'otheror mii nent. iii silence. I hci it. was:: plain to see mho mm s the victor. sai! tO lie h.-,t tf L .nihii in l'coira, souleif. hiwhom1 i"niaki their i wullung. at i :poiui, ': oycsii 2000 feet below the level of the sea. ii l.ondlon the foe*_gy. clays in a' year are on uii average 3S.
INTERESTING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
NITERESTING ITEMS. - Kansas City, is convulsed witli laughter over the 'experience of two detectives who, attired in the latest femninie fashions, attempted to catel: ai i.otoriious purse snr.cher. -Th( (letcti\'es, Adgar Hilson and Loui. tMorilesiir, . i? ibo th l tis ?l ieii, an&lt;! Sjthisi' e tliC the idea ofilcisguisiig t heiisel ascs s--womnei i duier tc Sitii -th ei opiiiaii- ierated sic c; essfillyit tia busy traiw.-ay cross S' ii ,--7 1 "tight skirts sa ~tift shoes, sillk,) hi s ilid sialii l 'el eCt hiat: 'with r- ,ikSgh -erets , 9y: tooa i's ponitioii it -cut: r st rip)iiig place. Sndsit w-iS 'iiot long ;::: rt ia negr 'Wilson5i s silvierci' slh.hpiir'e, and fled. 'i iic idetctivel priitceil .revolvers, -in ii'i ?led i iii thief to halt, - It i s hci ~~tiie'iineiui.ld to pur -'I tli iii -light' skirti I roved . their ;i iii ) Tin'.-- i_'hc.iiu tiiieX oilicers sent seswrii shots ier thethief without ITectt:fil::afteIr stumTillinig over the C(iiio i a l oi es ; ii t...
Prayer that Didn't Pay. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914
Prayer ,that idn't Pay Sir wltesi ottasisittingihis librarv .one day xxl htn-a tall IEr:7i Ilier, who halnd beeii ? ..ecitiiig'i n .ieanir y nlero" -ai ll:m . .l.i._ ....ii jlense -on -h.Wlter- ? Ini eoina to "Wcall : 'rny.: p1- :i ' -. * loiloen Inh'o i'a lewe h tna io a li ie let for a :tto 1 lve- our. '" ldhecpoeni l Me all 16a1:1^i ig1W., 'I nit 0.e "Atiid 'hat'llhitk e'mst" eor- Vhe itewu' smil An.i. cprayý fi"AlI t? hpraein dthele isgh. e'sld' i 'rICahn al er tI line Hillnha-5eni The 'ei ra^ thii . ." .shouftd the other in tdeli . . . .'..... ... ; Lieutenant : "WhiL on. crith ire You fellows doing'? 'There hasn't .been a hit signfalled for the last ht&M-hoiir." Private "I think we must have shot the manirker, sir."