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Australia's Cats. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Australia s Cats. rTho Astralians imtptrteot rnbbitp to gi tLe ti esslves the pleasutre hiintiiig lfthietirittl:nlso to furnish tie trotli ct' ot their estates,.1 s ell kitiowri, this I ln tih nut -work outi iill ; w the rhits Iultii. licl- raiti I. ow in~ to the well. enornit fciruclittyv of the species; tos haive cinsuirneid ipasturage anld crop, int astch ra itirec that they have he coriet-. =I I,- at.t destrotyint the fooa suplipoes ititendedl for the herns. ELers" jiossilte ii;eants Ihats been en., ploeol to _get- rid oft them: prizes of iitniteise sttlue liaoe Iben ottfered to wihtoe er, %v1 o :tl-ii i slt a means of extermrun i ag "this I rolitic rare. \o. thing hls iLtuccieededl and breeders art 0olligedl to tive stil it h side witht theonetnitie isthat thes themselves in. trothuceil Intti i their Itnd. Now it itl. cats. that-i - are giving trouble. s'liho aininals hitse oiften left their owners. hoi ses, eithetl: voluntarily or becaise othey i.were driven out. and hits 0t o...
Bendigo Mining Disaster. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Bendigo Mining Disaster, A sum of £28 was collected out. side the Prahran Town Hall on Friday on behalf of the Bendigo m;ning disastar fund. The local City Band, with its usual kindness, discoursed a programme of music during the evening. The collection was taken up under the management of Mr Joseph Rogers (hon. secretary) and Mr Frank Gray (hion. treasurer). On behalf of the Bendigo dlioe Disaster Fund, a benefit night is to be given in the Prahran Town Hall on Tuesday next, June 2, by the Richmond Juvenile Frolic Party, known as the only benefit entero cainers in Victoria. An attractive vocal and vaudeville programme will be presented, and, it is promised, every item will be cheery and bright. The object of the entertainment is a good one. The prices of tickets are is and 2s.
Babu English. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Bab English. Tdia -'th Ob ass of rail -in--' iserant'p Irides- itself on ic g t twhold on the idioms of tx Knglish .iinguage, andl hence the following s'' c-amples of their effort; in this direction .: It is a stanrldi rulen on ,raillnnai y India that nil -veins - iniisual il-p peiigs are telb -grapheik' to headqiiy tier,. The inter pretationi- of the teinrm "unusual n:d thi liscrethiui & to the imxport .rncc of the Lirent fhint lakes place " is.'o: viiga that .riŽi'are illy every thing- ifs iied. 'i it iunled by his nhlit srest, one slir-id himself thun tel gt 'ailn to his f 'isionail 5in6tende~nt;Y t'inig oni chtd elari'IVa i thiio iliitrnig, cl iadn iny new nd neltit ="'initiaiiiii I perceived a nal lýse'ted;Oil 'I l o. in a naked and aggressive 'finer. Taking him to-bl anr ordinuiry -passenger. I pro ceeded' to-slap' hini iA whereupon he histilyn arose, unlocked the said box. clacI hirself in- apoliceman s onil ,forin tliereout 'anlr arresteed mle. The slioe is thus situ...
Masonic Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Masonic Ball. The annual ball of the City of Prahran Masonic Lodge is to be held in All Saints' Gregory Hall, Chapel street, on Tuesday evening next, June 3rd. The principal office bearers are-13ro.Hamish W. Russel, W.M.; Bros. Herbert J. Lowe and L. J. Lewin, joint hon. secretaries; Bro. H. Blashei,P.J G W.,treasurer. The prices cf ti:kets are-Gent's 4s, and lady's 3s 6d each. The bll promises to prove very sociablesad enjoyable, and a goodl attendaneis anticipated.
Preferential Voting at Municipal Elections. PRAHRAN PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
preferential Voting at Municipal Elections. PRAHRAN PROPOSAL. At the last meeting of the Prahran council Cr G. N. Heyward moved ' That the attention of the Muni cipal Association of Victoria be drawn to the necessity of amending the Local Government Act in respect to the election of councillors, by providing that where there are more than two candidates at an election, the coountlng of the votes shall be conducted in the manner set out in sections 10 and 11 of the Preferen tial Voting Act, 1911, No. 2321."' The mover said that under the present system a minoriry vote often elected a councillor. With preferen tial voting the majority .carried the day, and was a much fairer system. Cr Flintoft seconded' the motion whiob was carried.
Deputy Town Clerk. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Deputy Town Clerk. For the position of Deputy Town Clerk of the city of Melbourne the choice has fallen upon Mr McCall, an officer who has been in the een ploy of the Council for some years. The two left in for final selection were Mr McCall and Mr Romanis, Town Clerk of Prahran, and the former received 16 votes and the latter 14. The highest hopes were entertained that Mr Romanis would have been selected to fill the vacancy -still, it was a worthy compliment to him that he should have been honoree with the position of runner up to such an important post. m m .-____~__~
Empire Day. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Empire Day. Empire Day was celebrated on Friday under very pleasant condi tions, In Prahran, under the able superintendence of Mr J. H, Fur neaux, general secretary, assisted by a good body of workers, the arrange ments were on a comprehensive scale, and the day's proceedings were carried through most successfully. In the morning the Hon. Donald Mackinnon (State Attorney-Gene ral), Mr Norman Bayles, M.L.A., the Mayor (Cr E. H. Willis), and councillors visited local State schools and addressed the children on topics appropriate to the oooasion. The children went through the ceremony of saluting the Flag, and sang patriotic selections. In the afternoon a great gathering ofchildren-over 6,000-assembled inToorak Park, the proceedings be ing honored by the presence of Lady Helen Munro Ferguson, wife of the Governor-General. There was a large number of representative people present to receive her Ex cellency, including the Mayor (Cr Willis), Mrs Willis, Mr Arthur Robinson, M.L,C,, Mr Norm...
Expunging a Protest. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Expunging a Protest. In the reading of the minutes at the last Prahran Council meeting it was mentioned that Crs Flintoft, Embliig and G. N, Heyward had fomally protested against the pro posal to expend £200 per annum towards the upkeep of Albert Park, on the gronnd of illegality. Or Ni:olson moved that the protest b: expunged from the minutes, being ' not in accordance with truth"-to quote the warding of the Local Government Act on the subject. Cr Chambers seconded the motion. Dhring the discussion Cr Gins made poincd reference to the fact that at the previous council meetitng the Mayuo declared carried his (Cr Ginn's) motion to refer the Town Hall si e question to a referendum of the ratcpayers, and subsequently declared it lost on a division being taken. The voting on the expunging motion was six to six, and it was carried on the casting vote of the chairman. This is not the first oc. casion in the annals of the Prabran Council that a protest has been ex punged from the minutes.<...
Battalion Band. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Battalion Band. St. Kilda Council adopted the folloving rcommendation by the public works committee " That the officer commanding the 50th Battalion Senior Cadets be in formed of the council's regret that it cannot see its way to devote any portion of the municipal fund to liquidate the debt incurred by the band committee.
St. Kilda Ratepayer's Request. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
St. Kilda Ratepayer's Request. For some time past Mr R. Sloane Las been writing to the St. Kilda ouncil in regard to putting a fence ver the main drain facing High-st. Vhile agreeing to do something in he matter, the council refused to Lgree to a request made by Mr 3loane that he should be allowed to ise the fence as an advertising nedium for his business. Mr Sloane egain wrote to the council on Mon. lay evening stating that he merely wanted to have his name painted up, as that would prevent bill posters coming along and disfiguring the fence. Cr Hewison said Mr Sloane's request seemed to be a reasonable one. If the hideous discolorationn of poster advertisements could be got rid of so much the better. The Mayor-" There is a resolution on the books refusing Mr Sloane's re. quest." Cr Hewison said there might be some misapprehension as to the advertising idea. Mr Sloane offered to pay £2 per annum. The matter was referred to the public works committee. A recommenda. tion by the publi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
LINSEED COMPOUND for ooughs and colds. Of proven eofienoy for obest oomplaints. A Warranted. Cure for all acquired or Constitutional Discharges from the Urinary Organs in either CLARKF'S Sex. These Famous Plls also cure Gravel, Pains n B 41 the Back, and all Kidney Disorders. Free from mer PILLS cury. Forty years' EuO cess. Sold by all Chemists and Storekeepers through out the World. 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. LINSEFD COMIPOUN ).'...
A Wages Claim. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
A Wages Claim.. Mr Cole, P.M., held a sittin2 of the Prahran Court onThursday after. noon to hear a case in which a man named John Gear summoned F. T. Bullock, grocer, of High street, for [35 16s for arrears of wages alleged to be due. Mr G. A. Rundle appeared for plaintiff, and Mr Lonie for defendant. In stating the case, Mr Rundle said the c aim covered 50 weeks un der the old grocers' wages board determination and two weeks under the new one. It was claimed that plaintiff had been employed as a grocer's assiastnt, and the claim was represented by the difference in wages which he was actually paid and that which he should have received. There was also an amount involved for overtime. Plaintiff was employed apparently as a carter at (2 5s per week, one horse, 58 hours per week. He also drove a two-horse waggon, the statutory wages for which were (2 10s per week of 58 hours. Plain tiff (continued counsel) had actually been employed in parcelling goods, selling gcods to customers, fo...
St. Kilda Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
St. Kilda Rifle Club. The St. Kilda Club on Saturday fired the final shoot for the trophy presented by Mr G. Darling; the conditions were 7 shots at 500 and 6oo-yds. The followingr.were the f best scores- Score. Hdp. Total. r A.Bayley .66 4 70 ° R. Christopher 66 4 70 i H. 'Archibald 66 4 70 E. J. Turner 64 5 69 R. J. Baker 61 8 69 t A. Armstrong 65 4 69 J. LeGriflon 62 6 68 H. N. Block 62 6 68 J. Vivian ... 63 4 67 J. Myers ... 62 5 67 The trophy was won by Christo pher, Machin being second, and A, Bayley taking third prize. The scores also counted for the trophy presented by Mr W. Dum. mett, and resulted in a tie between Archibald, Bayley and Christopher, who will shoot off on a date to be fixed. A match was fired against Kew also at the same ranges, and resulted in a win for St. Kilda by 9 points, the scores being ST. KILDA, A. Bayley ... ... 66 R. Christopher ... 66 A. Armstrong... ... 65 E. J. Turner .. ... 64 J. Vivian ... ... 63 J. H. 0. Myers ... 62 P. Bayley ... ... 61 R. M...
Incubators in Egypt. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
Incubators in Egypt Theannrdouncemient ;s Inafl by W.6 -F i Cadman that he has ,ri coviered how-i the iincient Fyptian5 incuibated :chickens _toithe umbero -1 0,0 000n yiear le has foun incubtirs _which' he tstates e iel=' in c Eg p .x: t , elec used- in ld,0g00 pears ago. %; hfe. setret, has -;".been: well lisrilci -ut At'is laid bare: t ast heyt h `b ill I1o oil stoves s or elec. - t oc'-luei e iialjntoi s t tllen layr ti~i iis--whichclu -suoit r h bcetter. e.i ;ie. i i t ei ding .- . l-,: reth Oogn i l ce ust too mu heat(, cii laltly -toar.. thld 00n *f thIe thero I id iioi it l ear5 .citiucistel .of. shoped Stw Ioc iui' lintf"he or h tlie s ,ts - tliu hintli ig -the- , 'beiv ths re osCLet t r erul hicke -C liuii cli's. :;' It- is tLhe iorn iiillesC -irii -l is opesting nile illdern btoo le toi 'lull htea, - SlesecinlI lV onnards-thie coil ni tilt -li"erunel- ;"riud no:'.n' siC r iiearr `tronustle old Egptan I m au t il CC dci t;hings 'as n- ell ss hiowl to i :- thu-li --l _i':11...
What Makes the Kinemacolour Colour? A LIVING PICTURE WONDER. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
What Makes the Kinemaa colour Colour? A LIVINC P-C'l'UIF WO' You've pro1lil.: ritten isleditour self the albove cqu"estiun ii hite wa tlh ing the -natiutli.i clit i lictu es', oni tihe scrieni, - ora:i least you miust hide heard thosel 'hti you speca lating over th .inttci.andlprolvitly ofTering varc bus Cexpiniiatrois- tiwo; of which agreedc First of itllt t.h filni usd .ie imak tlg itienidcol i `iures 'isrniade panih ociiatii, thit is ,e-isit leil for all thlerays 01 the spectru peciliarirI- seisitive tilins thei ,ex- posed-. in thc tailm e lr; a bciiiid ar-- e otvng shutter - w tuich- are fitted Lao1; filteri S(oi. scree ns) colour cd red in (I green :hirty-ti.': lituics --a seciiid -are taLken- alternaitey, hiroughi the re adl green' filters. r This isth itii lii tL re meratiet ed Orie lir ahite, lighit sutlight coiitii itsi It the colours cit the spectrum htleitdeut togethet; 'hiT pi Iritnry, coloi rar-ire rC IIuni green, a il luedit nit green o light litoperly hleitutit e ill ...
When You Buy a Pipe. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
When You Buy a Pipe. .There seems to be o 'c doiubt that: when you put a mnewpipe ii jour. noilth' you riii the arik finfect ing '. ourseli ='cth` 'the- germs of any. number' of -seriou -ilii,. -;:.::e ;.;.I ris',i5 isa11-tlie 'reater 'if you ici .ogg ff 'i -'sinol~er n he`,: ! cons.-m ini ranes -of- your..truiii rh and: throi areL lit a o be tender u more uscepiihle to~ i ifeetiiin :in ;sho~wli-iei0-lipeos adiL- sold ;oiI wii iioto L tii-iL= -te- avernge pipe. purcliasciA- puits=` at Ic meat ii - ilo en nnr *iii' :s ucks - oh gth' iii\ e ,L ti iro->i robl i tiseiiŽsiinS; 01 ii. Cniii I piI i'-tetis lie.- liyn- lui !d- ii the _ oun~teri;.aie itist :the thiiigs to catcli ifly germiis o -dirt thii ialy haiipen tlci`.te loiitiiig theni :for the Tnexit- cisitonier. ltlioiigh there art laI;'. --gaiisItt jiitting niii ~ 01 ic- p d i the musC ou- iuiinoii il idinkiig'-c ('ps, thereiso reit theinio itpurchii iasel of- a pipiLiom =gt tinig otiie 1tl ins been moniitianmit el - by iiiuunero...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
FRASER and MORPHET [or Good Printing. EDWARD* SOUR £20 2 LJ GIFT TOALL MARRIED A business may have REPUTATION without much WOMEN CHARACTER, or It may haver character without still in force much reputation. Character is what we are; re still in force 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 mouldad in the same clay; yet every man differs from his fellow. Every good tailor uses the same sort of fabrics, linings, I. 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 are the things to look for In a EDWARD LOVE & CO.'S S...
ON AN UNLAID LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 30 May 1914
-ON AN UNLAID LINE. A .railway signalnan got leave to get married, and was given a pass over ihe line. On his way back ,-he showed- the ticket collem' tor hisx marriage certificate by mis take for his pa ss- . he ticket col lector stiludied itlcarefullyrmantd thee s:aid, Elm luon youv gt a tic ket for a lang, icearisome journey, but ::no' o tnhe Galelonian. Before blaniching malmonmds' soak them, for.two or athree- minutes in boiling water tihe skin will then slip off q"uite easily;.