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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
?Ca// at the Offloe of this Paper - FOR PRINTING of Every Description CITY OF PRAHRAN Gladstone Park, -m- Windsor. f~ 7.. ..:. · *I : !E ii·I II flU 4 Offices of the "Prahran Chronicle, " With which is incorporated the St. Kilda Chronicle, South Yarra Gazette and Malvern Standard. .7 PRINTING of Every Description Executed on the Shortest Notice. BALL PROGR A1MES of Unique Designs a Specialty.I NOTE THE ADDRESS:r 3 & 5 Eastbourne Street, Windsor. : ~ cb .;F; kI; 5-1* Our drugs are pure. Our prices aie low. Our standard of quali\t is hieh. Our pharmacy is convenient. This is a combination of pharmaceu tical points you will only find at Witt and Co.'s.-Advt. 'PRAHRAN S PALATIAL PLA HDSE'~ THE- LYRIC Tluatre Chapel Street. Ii rahr11 / V r ictoris ;irst TIheatre i .l/elbolriret Suburb, _ :The t WSt lloiguiccitlly ilipoiinted. I heiili in I Luriad. Nnhirall; fIIate uioCol Kitjhio: fool noul Coinifortildo i f/lot lVeaher. LATEST -ATTRACTIONS (For the Week commencing MONDAY,: 1st JU...
Beard Benefit Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Beard Benefit Fund. A very successful picture night was held at the Armadale Picture Theatreion. Wednesday last. The hall was croivded in all parts, and it is expected. when all the returns are in that it will show a balance of 25. The chairman announced from the platform that the committee had en gaged the A;N.A. Hall High street, Prahran, for a vaudeville showv to take. place on W'ednesday, July 8th, in aid of the above fund, and already well known performers have pro mised to assist. The chairman (Mr O. Patten) also thanked the manager and staff of the theatre for their kind assistance, in helping to wake the picture night such a success; all the metrbais s f ftlre committee had worked hard in the selling of tickets. For the concert on July 5th Mr P. F. Hogan hals kiildly offered to pay f3r the hall, aid otlher citizens have also p omired their help. The next meeting. of the committee will be held at the Duke of York Htel), High. street, on Thursday evening next, June. 4-h, .t 8 ...
For Fat People. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
For Fat People. -4- 1 Withth the awakening of scientitni medical inen to the gireat possibill I ties offered. by electricity. striking. (i levelopmients --are to nce -cxp.ected. J he diatherii n trcatiiieiit cii . ii ioth: ineciii aind surge v-tl iiilicii . forii licini iig d es6ied is t-he Sissiig of .electric rays. hiih t" -liiiierature. through the. disaseid' p ;' rt .- the surgical a'pplictilOi f : as', ii il)l less i-' utei s iili hiclil th i : e.:iiii : iices the -isues tircigl; . a kind -of kinife- edge. -.iw; illistra' tionis t i were late :: -gilen tlihe in'- i intior of, the prcess :it; tie io d-. iii il?o-,pitl I l.Tie frst o ieiratiion. rel til nod :- liarge blood tumour. t-on C iiisi(ide- of lthle t cli;;and tle sc S. luiii -rtuberbuluus- skiii In ilc in" pii iipcliotii bi orliniar iietcds tlie.woii ld have been risk of fatIal secOiIn if -w uild have requiiredl mon s othiiiii use :i elecri S?si i - Prof .ag e in?idt is 5l :gý - i iii intell st .l l inless iiltis;' : ; c...
Prahran Library. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Prahran Library. Good progress is being made with the work of fixing up the circulating branch of the Prahran Lib-ary The shelving is practically in a stale of completion, and other arrangements are also beiitg hurried forward. As is well known, the school of arts room has b-yen:commsndrered for the c r:ulating .branch of the library. and it i anni.ipated that everything pertainitg hereto, including the general management, will be as near perfection as the surroundings will al'ow, and this is saying a goo deal. It will even be possible for readers to commun cate by telephone dire.t with the lending library. Mr McMicken will no doubt be well pleased when the lending branch ig in active operation, as it will save him th: necessity of answering ques tions on the subject.
Fire-Eating Commander. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Fire-Eating Commander. There was :t Nelson-lik'i Welshmnin Waaned U~rillith: (irillit~h was a poor : i lisherman, whose sloop hald beeni taken bl a I rench privateer, whil le he ni his crew-iiaother mnai and nli lo' Swere tranisferr-ed. as lirishlisc t0O thle priivateer. At night the irenich wiatch, having ;fallen iasleep il deck, were rained by i riflithi and- his two mates,, who faiteii'l doit' in the lha tches on the esti of t ihe crle. and brouight their pize triuilhlist ly, into, a British port.. rewarded Grillith withi the coinniand of. ai tw eiity-gun imani-of war, fi ilili whichli heii iicrned. iiino tioi W hile in thi tCommtiand lhe got i to a dlispute viithi i I reihli cao tiiif in -a neicutrial Italiini poIrt, iliut the relative mlerits of the I thili; l and British navie-. "'n a general eingagement" saidi the FIrench captain, -` illow thlit the British usiually win ; but in :r duiel of ship with ship of equal tuntn inage and. numiber oi giills ve sChould beat you." " Poo...
A Prahranite's Return. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
A Prahranite's Return. M, Ed. E. (" Teddy') Ford, who will be remembered by Prahranites as a promising comedian in their midst some years ago, has returned from abroad, and will appear at the Opera House on Monday. 'Teddy" is a Prabran boy, and his many friends are delighted at his return to Australia's shores. His mother is a resident of Prabran city. Mr Ford has been most suocessful behind the footlights in the Old Country, where he has been appearing as " The Australian Sundowner and President of the Face Trust." 'Tis said that the funny faces " Teddy" can make now-after his scrutiny of things physiological in other parts-would fill a cattle truck
Amateur Athletics. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Amateur Athletics.. The Malvern harriers (25) had a good serviceable run at Caulfield, the starting point being the Queen's Hall: The vice-captain (R. L. Berger) or dered two packs to .be formed,. and placed the "slows" in charge of M. C. Plumb (pace) and A. E. Radford (whip), while T. S. Hewitt (pace) and J. J. Cooper .(whip) were ordered to control the "'fasts." Six minutes after the hares (R.I L Berger and M. Plumb) the slow pack followed the trail, which was laid in the direction of the Ormond railway station. Five minutes afterwards the fast pack was in full cry after the "slows." Three miles out the slow pack were sighted, but not caught before the hares ran into tlhe Caulfield Racecourse. The afternoon's run was made over part of the five mile novice course, with a view to educatiing the pack of novices (12),- who will represent the club in the forthcoming race. Fronm Ormond the hares doubled' back through Car negie, tlhe couritry covered being good going The novices ran with...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
FOR Birthday & Wedding Presents You have the Widest Selection at PHILLIPS JEWELLERY CORNER fail fail to W?. to Call and See Call and See our Our New New Shop. Fhop. CHAPEL and GREEN STREETS, 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 remedies 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 uniform good hea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
S I'' J- l A , SOL: L v: YW'?HEA Auction Sales of Furniture and Property a specialty. DICKENSON FO STER (E. J. Forster, Sworn Valuator). Auctioneer EstateAgents Rents Collected. Insurances Effected. Loans Negotiated. Only Address 99 CHAPEL STREETU. / ýL TEL.: WINDSOR 111. KEATING'S POWDER Ia lIA: 1LElM to.Animal Life. Fleas llSotha LoS tle saM, Eiubah, i. lt sn .iotlt , BeetPen, JiCýKlfcs Ist;"T~ti The genuine Powder bears the autograph of THOMAS KEATING ; Sold in tin only. Keating'a Wormn Tablets. liKeatla' Worm Tablets. Keating's Worm Tablets. A PURELY VEGETABLE SWEETMEAT, furnishing a most agreeable method of administering the only certain remedy for INTESTINAL or TRIIfEAD 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 coniultoi da-ly at NEWTON CHAMBBRS, 573 UREVILLB ST., PRAIRAN. Prihran Court -ttendel every Monday and Thursiay. P...
Technical School for Prahran. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Technical School for Prahran. There is every prospect that in the very near future Prahran will be the proud possessor of a Technical School that should not only reflect :redit on the city, out s? *'U -. - The deputation from the Mechanics' Institute that waited on the Minister of Education had a good case. The proposal is for the committee of management of the Mechanics' to erect a Technical School on a site I . - ---A ; T4;h ctrft at a total cost of about 114,000, and the Government to supply the teach ing staff. Such advantageous offers are not showered upon the Govern ment every day, Naturally the Minister was delighteJ, and the inference is that the committee's offer will be accepted in due course It is understood that it is the com mittee's intention to retain sole control of both the Technical School and the present Mechanics' building site, at once a convenient and valu able one. A Technical School in Prahran wcu!d serve the needs of jistricts south of the Yarra, and its fut...
New Idea in Municipal Elections. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
New Idea in Municipal Elections. Preferential voting in municipal elections is a new idea, and a motion, moved by C' G. N. Heyward, was unanimously passed by the Prahran Council that the Municipal Associa bion be asked to give the matter consideration with a view to having preferential voting adopted in muni oipal elections in future. From a local stanipoint the times when the occasions when preferential voting has been needed for municipal elec tions have been few, but that fact rather speaks in Its favor. There have been times when a third can. didate has stood down so as to prevent a splitting of votes. With the adoption of preferential voting, and with more than two candidates in the field, each would have an equal chance, with the addition of an equal right to p'ace his services at the disposal of the ratepayers.
Municipal. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Municipal. With the approach of next August interest in municipal elections is rising steadily and surely. In St. Kilda especially is this the case. As is well known, owing to the creation of an extra ward, making four in all, the whole of the present nine council lors will retire, and, if they desire to still retain a seat in the council, they will have to offer themselves for re election. The different Progress As sociations are watching matters care fully, but have not yet got into action in right down earnest. They see that their trouble will be to select candi dates, and hall mark them with the name of their association. So far not imore than two aspirants to municipal fame have been mentioned as likely to be nominated by any particular association. It is fully recognised that in this connection much care will have to be exercised. One as sociation (the West) has refused to officially nominate or suggest any candidate, while the others, up to the present, have as much idea as t...
The A.N.A. MALVERN. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
The A.N.A. MALVERN. Officer-bearers elected at the Mal vern branch meeting were:-Pre sident, Mr. C. W. Stevens; vice-presi dent, Mr. V. L. Ginn; treasurer, Mr. T. H. Jupp; secretary, Mr. E. A. Col lett; assistant secretary, Mr. Geo. Collett; committee, Messrs. E. M. Shearwood, H. Planner, G. Klaws, G. TW. Laudhlier, A. Green; auditors, Messrs L. Martin and H. W. Bechervaise; delegates to Metropolitan Committee. Messrs. M. M. Phillips, M.A., G. W. Laudher, V. L. Ginn; press correspon dent, E. M. Shearwood. ST. KILDA. Mr. O'Keefe, president, presided over a large attendance of members of St. Kilda branch. Mr. M. M. Phillips, former chief president of the Board of Directors, and Mr. Fleming were present. The notice of motion of Mr. Holmes, "That the salary of thle assistant secretary be £5 a year," was lost. Mr. Phillips delivered an address to the members, arid he was followed by MAIr. Pleming, the Metropolitan Com mittee representative. Mr. Archibald received the trophy won by him at...
Young Men Not Wanted as Bottle O's. A P.M.'S VIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Young Men Not Wanted as Bottle O's. A P.M.'S VIEW. At various times when an ap parently strong and vigorous young man has made application to the Prahran bench of Justices for a license to collect bottles and marine storts, a disinclination has been Shown to grant the requests; but so far there had been no actual with holding of licenses from those who had applied. However, a young man who applied the other day for a "bottle o" license received a refusal at the hands of Mr G. Read Murphy, P.M., who presided on the bench. In this instance the applicant was y oung man who said he was married. Mr Murphy said he was going to make it a practise to only grant license to old men, to whom the oc capation was more suited. If young men could not get work in town they should go into the country. Applicant-I am a married man, and cannot get any other work. hMr Murphy-you should go into te country. I am going to ask my colleagues not to grant collectors' liceoses to young men while there re old ...
Tobacco, Foe of Germs. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Tobacco, Foe of Germs. While it has long heen known that tolbacco smoke is a valuable preven tive against infection during the :pidlemric of a contagious disese, it is only recently that an analysis of ismoke-laden air in an East-End dlistrict has been contrastedl- with equally dense air in which tobacco :furncs -" were lacking. These analyses - have. shown that miore Ethaii one ialf iof tihe hir:i ful) germls, had heen destroyed b3 ythe tobittco smnokei 'hliis fact has::uiconsciousl. beenr the rieans' of ji ventingi-large :loss of life, a-s ivls :noted iri the recet tchu lera- eplidemic in Gerifany, n hen smokers in ciga faictories were found to abe siniiuc ito clolerc andil wsherein: the victinis we :iaibily from the non smokers of the Exuerimnents coniducted in n cho Iera-stricken house, one :floor.i of which was occupied with ', cigar ifctoryt led Professor Wencke,nk of the TImperial Institiute iof 1liii, to the conclusion that the cholerai 'genii ciannot endure: tobacco st:oke:...
Regulation of Street Traffic. ST. KILDA COUNCIL DISCUSSION. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Regulation of Street Traffic. -1---- ST. KILDA COUNCIL DISCUSSION. At the meeting of the St. Kilda Council on Monday evening last Cr Gibbs moved that the Chief Commissioner of Police be written to and asked to instruct the St. Kilda police to regulate vehicular traffic, especially by insisting upon it keep. ing to the proper order of the road. The council had asked the local police to take action, but without result. The traffic, he said, seemed to go along as it liked, and if the local police wouldn't regulate it, the best thing to do was to ask the Chief Commissioner to instruct them to do so. Cr Molesworth seconded the mo tion, and spoke adversely of the manner in which traffic was regu lated in the metropolitan area gene rally. He had seen narrow escapes from accidents. The Mayor (Cr O'Donnell) -Is not the motion a reflection on the local police ? Cr Gibbs-They are not doing their duty. The Mayor 'said two extra police had been sent to St. Kilda to assist in controlling the traf...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
PRAHRAN CHRONICLE. SATUlDibl', MAY EASTER BRIDES and GROOMS' S ALE. als S l~~eEs.,¶ MES Prahra n,8 Note the Address; S-SAY 181, 183, 185, 187, 189, 191 It's for you to name thee CIAPEL STREET Terms o Payment. At the Corner of e a o c High Street, eohaoe lyaflord to pay, from 1/ weekly. Whaedrawn up a ]ist of spechialy easy P h --~~-- --- -terms. -- Prahran. SSFURNITURE. 3 Rooms Furnished, 3 Ro ms F rnis ed,£3 worth, 1/- wkly £20 worth 5/- wkly £1010s 2- £ 6 £10 ~ s,£80 3/6 £35 8/6 4 Rooms Furnished, £ 4/- £ 9/ 16ad so on to any amount you may require. Pay0ble £16 l s 1 weekly, monthly, quarterly or half-yearly. CASH or TERMS. OUR PRICES ARE ALWAYS THE LOWEST. _ _ _ I !_ !___ ri il r, aý i ("-,. i Solid, substantially You've no idea how our lateet and beet,'~it ie vdin adoe Sdbad 8 / _ A anrile that wviii give long rears of rcal wvear, It consists of borqitepp Beaot ifui silk tapes s o uite g tdebar d one ofdding Hnom £3 £ 5 the su seven nen-dctwo easy chairs andlfour £9 Th hr st the...
WEST ST. KILDA PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. LETTER TO COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
WEST ST. KILDA PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. LETTER TO COUNCIL. At the meeting, of the St. Kilda council on Monday evening last a communication was received from Mr E. A. \Valker, seoretary to the West St. Kilda Progress Associa tion, complaining of the neglected condition of the footpaths in Cowde roy and Fraser streets.. As to the latter street, Mr Walkersaid he had referred to the necessity for asphalt. ing in his letter of Nov. 13, and he trusted that the work, which was one of urgency, would be put in hand at an early date. The surveyor (Mr Kelly) reported that the footpaths on the south side of Fraser street and Cowderoy street, from Mary street to York street, had not been tarpaved. He estimated the cost of the work at £40. Cr Gibbs moved that the work be done, provided the ratepayers in terested were willing to pay half cost. Cr Barnet seconded the motion. Cr Molesworth-I didn't know that you stood for the West ward ! Cr Barnet-I stand for all wards. Or Gibbs-Shows he has no ani mos...
ST. MARY'S PARISH BALL [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
ST. MARY'S PARISH BALL Messrs J. F. Toohey and J. F. Bermingham, joint hon. secretaries of a ball to be held in connection with the parish of St. Mary's, St. Kilda, wrote to the local council asking for the use of the Town Hall for July 15 at cbarity rates. The fact was brought under notice that the ball was in aid of the primary schools of theeparish, where some 300 children were educated. Fully two-thirds of them were free scholars, and the majority of them were supplied with boots and clothes by the Nuns to enable them to attend school every day. It was therefore felt that nothing more need be said in support of the application for the Town Hall at charity rates.-The matter was referred to the town hall committee. An application by Mrs Jacoby for a remission of the rent of the hall for the recent Ministering Children's League bazaar was granted.