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Wireless Works Best During Storms at Sea. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914

Wireless Works Best Du ring Storms at Sea. Mysteriouis as the transmission 'o wireless messages seems to the aver age lay mind, there are phases con nected with wireless telegraphy whichj ballee the scientific mind as well. Certain atmospheric conditions are known to be more favourable to the. transmission: 'of' w'ireless messages than others. .Thus, the reach :of an instrument is :ilway\s longer' atZ, night than in tlihedaytimne, and on ai night followingfig. cld a;l ti reach is :nany: times 'as :long.: ideal coinditioni lf6loiintrn isisiin is iss to the f- act athti te pl iiatioi Usually accepte 'oss' hn ' lmissi scile.-ti Accor lingi?s t thistlieoi'y suy day seioi7t o air' that:i sthley cause disintegra- tioi by ultra-violet i;ravs - .'rouro?-? fessor Tay lor' points outthat ioiniza tion occurs in thr:g.ioii;labov: the cloudsi, ;hi« i .as(tie Hertz ia waves .travel iidei tI clouds -.e and no a bo'e tlien tl;ir;e twould seem' ;too ble Wno c(inectio betwii-rans: mnissuiity a il d c...

Publication Title: Prahran Chronicle
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MORE NOISE THAN WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914

i'*.dar'-ook,' her:-slSS r. aSik s:,he-stohod' ii- wr" "1 (' IVl?' ?ai' . -i Iticti i n tr lite r. Ito 'g ci..rfi .?tIli~. es all the ilowifing wHile the bages bear all the b1rtlcn."

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Why Fat Kings Were So Popular. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914

Why? at Kiiigs Were So Popular. T heri'- was for generations a ciis .toni-in" India' of Weighing the king. or ruler ,in gold il -'givi ng that gold .to the. poor.; The tClstom pr;, 'ails to-day-.ifiifsoinic parts of In iia? - andc Kling ?eoirge * .' of En.g lanid a:-olild have leni -w.ighed ldur ing?,lis %visit kthere in keping with thi-custoin -had he buh-n acn orcti niary Eat-r.i ii ioiia rc.lh . 1cr(ihap this a- ihang in .yl was biccituse inost. 1indian ratils Uc cctreinelys' aft'outleniu. At no rate; it was le flit liiiniotirhs %iao lwere the mst. loplil.lair in tile ollen diys, for oi i-' he weighiing days everye ;a-ddit io ial-louidi of king meant'-so 'niai y ioi'prei- rupee:s for. the" poor. Z. - MV;J laharajah- n- ho was recently crowii sed seated -iniIef in-one of gtolegd- p-ins-;:of-tliein)elaanc. while *into the other - was -throwii o>ll .'i u. ntili'f-o;i .ro.se . in the li 1^ Sli ih ici-li ; 1 r ' i --ii writ ten i-I l in I u-u hil Smai?ier~icit:"i.-, .ol? ( -lli'tiu...

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Bates Benefit. PRESENTATION TO SECRETARY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 23 May 1914

Bates Benefit. PRESENTATION TO SECRETARY. Another meeting in connection with the Bates benefit was held at Bowen's Post Office Hotel, Chapel-street, on Wednesday evening, Mr. Zoe Solomon occupying the chair. There was a good attendance, and Messrs. Barton, Kelly and Garth, the chief office- bearers, had a busy time receiving money for sale of tickets and dona- tions that had been collected. There is still a substantial sum of money to come in, which the committe hope will all be received by next meeting, so that a final balance-sheet may be got out without any further delay. Mr. McLoughlin and Mr. C. Archer handed in some donations amidst the hearty applause of their colleagues. Each has worked splendidly. A dona- tion of £1/1/- was received from Mr. Bowen. From a calculation made, it is anticipated that the net proceeds of the Bates' benefit will amount to close upon £150. Members of the committee had subscribed together for the purpose of presenting Mr. W. Bar- ton, general secret...

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Lighting of Broadway. COUNCIL TAKES ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

Lighting of Broadway. COUNCIL TAKES ACTION. Cr. Jacoby, chairman of the light ing committee of the St. Kilda Coun cil, reported at the council meeting on Monday that the committee, in com piany with the surveyor (Mr. Kelly), had that dlay visited Broadway, the mlain thoroughfare of Elwood, and had decided to recommend that five lamps he placed thereon, two on the right-hand side, and three on the left hand side. As the Railway Depart mient had absolutely refused to place any lamps at Elwood, it was urgently necessary that the council should take action. For the purpose of lighting the Metropolitan Gas Company had expressed its willingness to extend its mains. He moved that the commit tee's recommendation be given effect to. Cr. Love seconded the motion. He considered that the Railway Depart ment had shirked its responsibility in not lighting Broadway for the con venience of travellers on the tram way. Cr. Barnet: The department has re fused to do its duty, but the place re quires li...

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A Social Send-Off. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

A- Social- Send-Off. Mr. William Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen; very highly respected and well-known residents of Watson street, Armadale, recently received a cable message from his employer, Mr. Edward Quin, who is at present in the old country, to proceed to England, so as to continue in his service dur ing a two years' tour of the Old Land and the Continent, visiting en route the Panama Exhibition. In conse quence of this, Mr. Allen was tendered a send-off at his parents' residence on Saturday- evening last, when a large company of relatives and friends was present to wish him bon voyage. Mr. William Allen, who is the fourth of eight stalwart and noble-looking sons and one daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen, richly deserved the com pliment paid him, as hlie is a young man ever attentive to tile interests of -his employer, and a model son to his parents. The company were all eager to slhow tile high respect in which the guest of the evening was held, and Mr. Letham, who proposed hi...

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Perseverance Tent. MR. J. H. FURNEAUX HONORED. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

Perseverance Tent. MIt. J. Hi. FUIINEnIUX HONORED. The 40th anniversary of the I.O.lR. Perseverance Tent No. 34, Prahran, was celebrated on Tuesday in the Rechabite Hall. The celebration took the form of a banquet, the tables for which had been very nicely laid out by Sister Mauger, D.R., and Mrs. G. Lewis. A large and representative company crowded the hall, as it was not only the anniversary of the tent, but opportunity was taken to do honor to the tent's late secretary, Bro. J. H. Furneaux. Bro. Dodson, P.C.R., presided, and on opening the proceed ings, proposed the toast of "The King." which was loyally honored. "Our Order"' was the next toast, which was proposed by Bro. J. Lewis, P.C.R. In doing so, he pointed out the great sign of the times was the "union of working men for their own better ment." This was very noticeable in the organisation of friendly societies. According to the Government Statist in 1912, there were 148,603 members in the friendly societies of Victoria, and...

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Prahran Court. MONDAY, MAY 25. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

Prahran Court; MONDAY, MAY 25. Before Messrs. M'Kinnon (chair man), Curwen-Walker, Bangs, Hutton, Cooklie, and Captain Russell, J's.P. MOTOR TRAFFIC Samuel Mackay was charged with having driven a motor car at a dan gerous speed in High-street, Prahran, on April 25. The police (Constables Fitzgerald and Burke) stated that de tfendant drove over a 300 yards sec Lion at the rate of 27_ miles anhour. Mr. Tihompsoni, ho reprzeseniteld- de tendaiit, said that his client 'was -ab sent in Westen i Australia. A fine of 40/- was- imposed::. The following werei each fined 20/ for havinlig driven at- a: dangerous speed:-Kurt Victor. Rosenhaidi (24; miles); Albert Boutell (22 miles: in Chapel-street), Sydney Cooper (201 miles in Chapel-streetj; G.reville H Edwards, of 5S -Oirong-road, was fined 40/-. For not havinig his motor num. ber distinguishable, Victor.: Godfrey was fined 20/-. Tlie police stated that the muimbei-s were covered. with haird and soft mud. William Hamilton: waas lined 5/- for...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

'al and Invitation Cards, Ball rogrammes, Concert Tickets, &c. 1o newest and latest designs, at Cbronicle Printing Works, East. bourne street, Windsor. Tel. 1294. Windsor.' MITCHELL & TAYLOR, T Estate Agents. 394 Chapel Street, South Yarra. The Home of the Prahran and Windsor Ladies' Tailoring. Special Reductions this month. £51/5/- Blue Twill Costumes now £4/4/ ' All other prices £1/1/- less. J. SRERMAN, Lyric Theatre Buildings, Chapel=st., Prahran. Chapel=st., Prahran. P. E. ROOK Desires to notify the Residents of the District that he has taken over the business lately carried on by -- MR. R. J. TUFF - Grocer, Wine and Spirit Merchant, 569 Malvern Road, Toorak, And hopes by strict attention to business, moderate charges, and promptitude, to merit a large share of public patronage. To Architects and Builders. V ron de rjbro s Architectural Modellers ecoradion Q. and Designers Estimates for Plastering Work Generally Interior and Exterior. Works: 240 - 242 High Street...

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State Politics. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

State Politics. Mr R. G. McCutoheon, M.L.A. for St. Kilda, has announced that he does not intend to offer himself for re-election at the expiration of the present Parliament, on account of ill health. Liberal in politics, Mr McCutcheon has represented his constituency and worked in the in terests of the State generally in a manner that has given much satis faction. Mr Herbert Moroney has intimated to us that he will be a candidate for the St. Kilda consti tuency at the next election.

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Technical Schools. ST. KILDA'S OBJECTION TO ALBERT PARK SITE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

-Technical School0s.: Te uos=----- - ST KILDA'S OBJECTION TO ALBERT PARK SITE. be the ieeing of the StL-Kilda City o ncil: o Monday evenig r. festis0n nioed' '() 'That .the- resolution' of- the il on May' 12, 1913,: setting out tcllfl ints opinion it is not desirable 1t anyi portion of the.Albert .Park ,lould be alienated for the. purpose of a technical school, be and tlie:same is erebh rescinded." . i And consequently ol sliucl :rescissioi being resol'ved upon l(b) That this council oIf'ers no 0ob jection to the excisioni from the park: and of an area not exceedingl alf an; acre in extent, abutting oni tlie Albert road and the railway, lor the purpose: of a technical school, as proposed: li the South Melbourne Coun ci1:' Cr. Hewison saiu. that it :was only proposed to take half t acre for tie lmrpose of a technical school, out of a total of about -100 acres. ;A technical school should commend itself to eeyery-' body. The South Melbourrie Counicil had stated that no other suitable s...

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Rounders. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

Rounders. To-day a match will be played be tween Spring Road and Toorak. The team for Spring Road will be picked from the following-M. Mason (opt.), B. Briter, I. Wilmot, M. Burns, R. Hill, D. Taylor, S. Priestly, I. Barnes, A. Stephens, R. Smith. The match played between Mal vern Road and Punt Road resulted in a win for the former. The scores were 42 to 17 rounders. The um pire, MrrGeorge, was very fa.r in his ,decisions, and both teams were well satisfied. The best players for the Malvern Road were D. Warby, G. Pelling, O. Radford, D. Cayley and S. Roe. For Punt Road-D. Burke, G. Daniels, V. Le Maitre, U. Laws, and E. Dryden. To-day a match will be played between Malvern Road and Arma dale. The team for Malvern Road will be picked from the following S. Roe (capt.), D. Cayley,D. Warby, G, Pelling, .R. White, R. Hudson, A. Greer, A. Brunet, O. Radford, and M. Reed. The match between Toorak and Armadale resulted in a win for the latter. The final snores were 22 to 70 rounders. The hi...

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"The Faithful Failure." [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

"The-Faithful Filir. SChlinst'oiffers-tl tHolyF:ood to liose who wantstre o g and thire- isnoplace at ' ly Table o6r:,: a:ers,ne holyidscontenttto, he' one of6 - thefeeblc folk A Faith fiil ai-lureis 1 elcocl-ai fails, biuf he must e one striving to know rightfrom wrong, and who has an honest inten?tion rto do theright. . He must be able to say with Mr. Feeblemind, ' This I have resolved on, to wit, to run when I can, to go when I cannot run, and to creep when I cannot go.' . .. Let us look things in the face. If we are of those who feel that a duty is something which had better be done if not too inconvenient, let us learn to realise that a duty always matters, has got to be done, and can be done."-L. H. M. SOULSBY, in Thoughts before Holy Con,,,unun?ion.

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Local Municipal Tramway. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

Local Municipal t Tramway. At, Monday's .neetiug of the Mal vern Council, the Prahran and Mal vern Tramways Trust wrote, stating that it liad been instiucted tb prepare a repolrt of a proposed tramway in Burke-road from Bulleen-road to Waverley-road, and asking the council to authorise an estimate to be fur nished of the population resident within half a mile of the line. Cr. Holmes said he considered they should furnish the necessary informa tion. It was agreed that the necessary in formation be supplied. TRAFFIC AND RECEIPTS. Cr. Barnet reported at the St. Kilda Council meeting on Monday that material was arriving for the Point Ormond and Malvern-road tramways. For the year ending September next, it was anticipated that the Prahran anid .Malvern tramways would have carried: 16,000,000 passengers, as against 9,000,000 in the previous year. The approximate estimated revenue for the salme period was £110,000, as against £59,000 in the previous year. The iTrust's trams were all on a p...

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William Caxton. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

William Caxton. What the world owes to the :iiven tioi ,of priliting cainnot 'be estiniated. It ewas:"'ot an EnglisliiiveFtion.' It i as, kinowli in: Asia before- it as aidoptied danl -elaborated . ?i Eui bpe: liel?lsigisiiniii vii?iosie inaime is as sopiatedclicielyiwit itsprogress In th e iotlien r countsri wasiliali Cas modl' tr bnisiess purpo^ses in144 an(? i vedi, !rugesifii tllirtyfi .yeairs-He eentrbsteidby -E'dward I-vjll wi tlh tCetask of-renewiing aii exz piringciico sercial reat beteei ii-'i-anaiid Birgi?;¢?Yid viii oi, the . coiiti--eii: lie, iearint ifroii? oý.? d?? MiSOni s some ki o ledgeothe iiew art u :lltig h'h; utenllb glida per. ce( -some .sixteeii yeaisr;be'oi e^^ Tii lstook prited inEnglsiwas a istory of ITro3 ii 76Caxtoni arf c E la it iiew3 leand setyupi.a pi ess iiearitie atere ii en (trauiicc- toWestuninster^Abbe 1 ^ oi reiftee'ii years-lieprinntedthere, aiid P iis:s deat lie eaas gei a diiii StMargiasclr iinryardHoutside tHI i's~ .. . . . . . ,4r ·-d~ ·

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Amusements. PALAIS DE DANSE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

Amusements. PALAIS DE DANSE, Good attendances have been pre sent, at the Palais de Danse, where dancers are protected from any in clemency , of weather by closely drawn blinds. The Palais do Danse has been well patronised during the week. THE LYRIC THEATRE, ST. KILDA. Pictures of. a,high standard were czreened for tUe first time as a full programme on Saturday night last at the Lyric Theatre-on the-Esplanade to an appreciative audience. Some very fine filmls -w\ere dispIlayed, and alto getlier a pleasant evening was spent. The progranmmes are changed twice weekly, on Mondays and Thursdays, and it should be noted tis theatre is completely covered in. - THE PLAZA. Well-stistained = popularity marks the innovation of dancing and skating at the- Plaza, 'outh Yarra, and on Wednesday evening a very successful plain and fancy dress Cinderella- was held by tlhe South- Yarra C.Y.M.S. Excellent music was provided as . usual by a splendid orchestra; and Ia most enjoyable evening was spent. Til...

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The Heresy of Numbers. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

From "The Parish Suppement."I The Heresy of Numbers. "And Satan . . provoked David to number Israel."-1 Chron.xxi. 1. - SThere can be no doubt about it, nitit, had the great Apostle of the Gentiles lived- at the .present day, -lie 'would haie denounced, and 'in no measured language, the "Heres. of N'umbers" ? the craze of judging success: in re ligious w\ork by mere' numbers. ,To; begin? with, howsevei, let us frEnkly acknowledge that. numbersi and statis tics up to a certain point are useftul; .nay, they are necessar; -The Churchi: of England issues annually hier ' ear. Book, a portly volutie of. carefullyl compiled statistics. :These numbers are by nio' -means infa llible,; but iln;:a rough-and-ready .way they rieresent progress .or the reversei and i:tilheyý show.lup -glarinigly- .eaki spots:. Pei liaps this last function is :really- their most useful service. ;Numbers,; we . ,may thus admit, are necessary up to' 'a-certain point and no farther. ·But. it is the idolatry of number...

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Lures Mosquitoes to their Death. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

Lures Mosquitoes to their D ath. l-Mosquitoes illn Elping Street have becoImeI suichl a pest thlit fears of ainlarial f.eer. - inspired ttie Iis tricit Councils to cuill - a coinference to ieaide iupon the best - method of stIapiigi?out tliediangeiB-. pi(lIem its of disease are ant iticipated -if such -ii ai active fever blreed ingg agent as the m6isquitijo is left;. to i:nmlti ply utincheckedl. At WAaltoi oitt-the-Na -e two, or three ??ears b acks swarms of- niosi ui toes :iannoyed visitors so ii?ult'lliitit the seasboi was quite spoilt.::- Tihe' c.tion of di the locial authorities-. iii spiraypir II pons and '"ti iarsh.^ places with pi'iAllini however... clei 6id the:: district iof tie iisccts. .Justt at this miiient anI electrical enginccr. points -.uti niothier iie thIo of :externiirit-iiig' the ests. :hlie idea- iriginitid i'in (e.pcriiients iii liarmionici telegrai li; iii .wliich a ninsidcal note of i. cie tii;n pit(cl was? produced by electricity.. Te o.penr; - tor was .lazn...

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New J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

New J.P. Residents in the Wlndsor end of Prahran city will be pleased at the appointment, of Mr' J. Hielop, chemist, as a Justice of the Peace. It has long beein felt that a resident J.P. in Windsor was necessary, and Mr His'op's appointment was the re sult of ac:ion taken by th 3 Dande nong Road urnd District Improve ment League.

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Germ of Whooping Cough. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914

Germ of Whooping Cough. That whooping cough is caused by the Iacillus pertuissis i discovered by Drs. Bordet. andl Gengowi. ha' now a?it lia st ieen proed I beyond r doubt.. .' lnsses o mirute: bacil Ii infest -thi; edithelial 'cell lining ti windpipe, anll titbi-s that, leIad to thile h igs; Thar.action is cliefly ici'ac-iiial' they in ererf?e' .wiIl he i.inormal tio eiie its , of cil i t by stic kiig, etheii i , togcthier it;i t.his. n.ay. onis peculi tthe disease. :IJrs. :M?allory- amnd: H "ornier. now-r announcee the rcsults of e rirme.riis upon pup |ic e';iiifected ll aniials I byv in ectii'-the sliiilt iii of 'iwoop iggcou -li pitieintis ti t: i nth i ir nses and.hroats Six weeks later the lesionii cliarcteristic thi lisease wii foud in their windpliles; Nor tiii I liiii ,i T ifta ssociai ' .. with i.tlheiii c. igit. t lie disensi;.'il'ie ex p'eri ters:' were able ito .iil the {baitili cloggiiing 'the a"ii i of the :s '?i;f:' thie ':'i s inim braie of the tpio'' throats.

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