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PRAHRAN MASONIC HALL COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 1 May 1889
PRAIIIAN MASONIC HAILL COM PANY. Sir,- notice in your paper of 17th inet., a lectter from a shareholder asking what is bcing dottc, atl wehat is to ie doe regarling thile above. As at share hohler, I an surprlenl 'tienit tp to the prerent time no explannation is fortecom ing from the secrctary or directors. Do thcey iltetl to keep it dlrkh, or what is the manttor Yours it want of information, AeNOTrER SHAREtOLDER. [We refer our corre1sondcnt to our adver tising columns, wherein he will see a meet ing is beicg cptced.---Ec.1
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 1 May 1889
Special Advertisements. JTAME? ASD, a eod d stron LAD. teerll, YY u seful. A plyO.ThLorupson, "Arrdmore,' ?TANTED--Good BOARD andl RESIDENCE V bytwo young men in Protestant family n, nTo childreu. Tenns to Pencil, ot. ce of ?IsES ANDREWS auldc, Hnleaq alt. Collar Maker, Slig4-Strelt, St. Alpd, o18. tosi POsbOlaCe. Repairs ol Oevery dU.'srilUOtIo ct nod promptly executed. TRtSE O'CO tOi, certifiated from HWon'AS HospAtl, CTrlto, open to . 2?abeme t Addres S~lorl n Villa, O*t n-Bsr.B.tW Llouthl Yarr (one minute Hawks~bure Station). C.U.NSUCKLING, Copper andl OvelIn Mer, andl ? General Blacksmith, Chapel-stret, South Yarr?(next 'BttStablesa. Ovens. Kitechn ?tugfs nudl every descrip~tion o! Iron Work madle lld. eclaired. Iron Suttersa specialty. LOST.--CHEUE, signed Clarke auu Co., for £3|9 Is. 36.; No., 5; dte, llth April, 1089. Psymenlt hna been stopped, and the public a?e ;.aned ab'ainst negotiatiul: samle. Reward Iix to anyone returning' to Comumercia Bank, Pah. THowr~s HORANT, Pi~n...
AS WE GO TO PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 1 May 1889
AS WE GO TO PRESS. We beg to draw attention to the adver tisement of 3IMr. .R, Cheeseman, nurocrynsoo and florist, 89 Grey-street, St. Kilda, and Eastern Market, Melbourne, which appears else?here inl thi issue. The nurseries are at North Brighton. Brilal andl presen tation bouquetso, floral designs. lent flowers, ando decoration plants are a speciality. Mr. J. Maddocks, florist and CCsedsman, No. 3 Chapel.atreet, South Yarra, nalr Coommercial-road, anounoccs in our adver tising columns that he will open the above premiss on Saturday next, with a large stock of choice flowers, Iplantst, ant seeds. Atl kinds of ilorl work will be executedl on the shortest notice. At tile St. Kilsa police court yestcrlay, Iefore the MIayor and Melsrs. l'cters nld smuelslt.P, t., a smn named Edwant Rtynolds, a carpenter, was brought up ol narrant clharged with ldesoerting his wife. The latter deposed to tele prisoner toving left her naout six weeks ago. They were trined obut of their home at the time o...
POLICE NEWS. PRAHRAN COURT. THURSDAY, 25th APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 1 May 1889
POLICE NEWS. PRAHRAN COURT. ... .. ,/ -tr- .... THURsDAY, 25th AraIt. Before Mr.Alley, '.l., Mayor Osment, and Messis. Finlay, Mitchell, and Sykea, J.'sP., I)EBT CAsES.-Robert Kelly v. John Stevens, money lent and work, £17 6s :l;. ordner for £4 18S. Walker and Johnson v Fitzsimmond.%, ~le 10s; odnleor with as costs. bf. fplois?i a?, CoC . F. 1D. tll,a gooee; £5 ds lid; orler with as coits.. Isane Davis v. John Camerotl, money lent, £1 ;ls; order witlh las costs. NEGLECTED CHIeDREN.-Three smalll "chihlrec, naned recpectively lffi c fiebut, James Bent, and Charles Bent, were broughlt into the court ! by Mrs. Watkon as neglected children. Their father wan maid to be dead, whilst the mothle'her' Crabouts was unknown. 3[re. Watson, who seemed to be greatly attachedl to the children, sid: she lkad'li?1t tiiheam forllong tilte,sht was unable to keep.theom anylonger without going out to work for their living. Sllh desired to keep tlelac hlst nwanted State-aid.. The bench committsl the chil...
THE POET'S CORNER. THE Editor is always ready to receive original poetical effusions which will be published when suitable. It is desired to cultivate the gift, and render this department of the paper as interesting as possible. THE SAILOR'S JOY. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 1 May 1889
THE POET'SCORNER. T.E ?Utr~tsalw.T, o~ytotrooe~o~qflowlo soit;blo,,"tits desl to d ultles the sit and ,rehdsrlensldorrtsont of: thoi?'?.nrn interestintgs.posi~ble..~ : ..q . " .TIII :SAILOIRS JO.. ..u. IHo loves to he In assweot calm, '.. : : To hear the wavelets dash, T Witceh tho fdam firtm Ills ocean home,s •:Full'in the sunlight flrish ; . · , , , To view-the circling sea.lbird- Isri1p~ptclSeS thwb)~It~j d; . itS~ As lio goed hip.rides .with ,easy striates, And par the sa;?eie'ts throigh. .... To lean upon the taffrail, To watch the widsing wake She leaves behind in a bubbling line, SLike the hIss of a circling sinkse: To-view the-canvas overhead, Bellied-out in-a stiff half curve, As she gentlrsIrisgsto the gleeotoe ring Of the oeda's toiling ?noge. To lie upon the after hatch, And watchlthe sioke 'wreaths fly In fairy eurls, like snow, a0 'it twirls Froiilhi' lips towatls the azure sky; To hear the bells'go rtinigling' Withthe tune of the ocean's roar, Ad itosoind around with ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
Special Advertisements. PIIAIIRAN FANCY BAZAAR AND GIFT DEPOT, 119 0CHAPEL TL':S'T?EiiT, Lessons given in' la!intin, Fancy Work, and Vocal and IInStrumcntal Music. MRS. C. V. MALESKY, Begs to notify lavinug Opened a New and, Wcll-sclcctel STOCK OF GOODS,; : Which, Hlaving bca pulrchased at a is count,! She is prepared to Sell at i Greatly Reduced Prices. Call and Itlspect thie Gads, Which include ALL TiHl LATEST NoviOLTE . IN STATIONERY' SCHOOL REQUISITES, FANCY WORK, &e. NOTE Tile ADDiRESS 19 CHAPEL STREET, PIAIIBiAN. Builders and Contractors. r [OB[AS BOYCE S l;irc?oo lihldrrn11 Joluer, Nolsonatreot, U.inclitvzt (ncar the railway stnt ou). Every dcscription of Joinery work czectael ol tho prcalnlaos. Ordrs promptly attcllllne to. Eaumatcs glvel. W. Vanstone, BUILDEnt AND CONTRACTOIL, ASuterlnaud"d, AR MA ADAL E. E. Fitch and Sons. Iluldaers alld Contractors Vellingt on.treet, St. Kilda (nar )elldtion). t sre on sale, at iel. bounlo prices--Drmh Pilps (all sires), Gutter Br...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
THE SUCOeIs OF A STATE-SCIIOOI. PUlIL has had the elfectof directing atter tion to "life in Australia" inl a somewhat unexpected manner. hlecectly, Miss Ger trueo Pepin won the competition prize for the best essay in the recent Centennial Exhibition. The. JIr"r Ex.pbrree,published in the Channel Islands, under date of March 9th, makes very complimentary re ference t tthis young lady's success, and as Mir. Pepins'sfamily have been long resildents of Jersey, the simule fact of this little girl's ability, will do muich towards en lightening people in the islands regard ing Victoria. It was understood that the prizelesays were to be publishlcd,-a fact not yet accomplished. MORE LIFE GOVrNoSts-- At the last meetling of the Alfred hospital the sumo of £110 was received from the United Friendly Societies of Prahran and St. Kilda, being the financial result of sports hel recently on the St. Kihla cricket ground in aid of funds for the institution. In recognition of this donation the committ...
THE POET'S CORNER. THE Editor is always ready to receive original poetical effusions, which will be published when suitable. It is desired to cultivate the gift, and render this department of the paper as interesting as possible. FOUR PHASES IN A YOUNG MAN'S LIFE. I. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
THE POET'S CORNER. Tue E tltor.os always rturd to reolvo orilebel pootiunl'e ottons, ohich will be pulollsbatlbe staistbl. Itlislol sito eultvt the gllt, eld reedur this d rnrtoent of the puolOr oa interestinge en osiheo. FOURt PHASES IN A YOUNG MAN'S LIFE. " I love no living soul," he said, " No girl will ever turn my !d ul; Ilowever fair though she may be, I'll pas.s her by, my heart still free." IT. "I am in love," he softly breathed, " My life with lhappiness is wreathed; All other joys but paltry prove When viewed with my impassioned love." III. " Crossed it love," le murmured low, WVith nccents flavoured of much woe; "No more shall 1, avse in my dreams, Taste those joys with which life teems." Iv. " No need for love," he gaily cried, "Without its aid I've gained a bride; A beauteous creature, lovely, fair, Sole ffsylringy ofea msillionaire." Windsor, April 29, 1889.
SUDDEN DEATH AT WINDSOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
SUDDEN DEATH AT WINDSOR. It has been reportel to the P'mhran police that on Sunday morning, about half. past 7 o'clock, a widow named Sarah Catlin, aged 50 years, died suddenly at the house of William Byers, Alfred-place, off Henry. street, Windsor. The womlan was known to have been a drunkard for years, and during the past four weeks she had done no work at her calling, that of a charwoman. On Satunlay night she complained of being cold, and lnext morning, whilst partaking of ornme cold tena, she suddenly fell lback anud expired.
USEFUL HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
USEFUL HINTS. Buy your cheque-books with the stamps impressed. Never sign anything without looking first to see if it be properly stamped. Remember, the jirst person who executes any instrument is responsible for afflixing and cancelling the stamp. Do not forget that the date, as well as the initials or signature, must be written on the stamp. lHave all your printed receipts stamped ready for use. L-etlters cnowledging paymaent 'of any sum of £5 or over by draft or cheque must pay duty. Penalties may be recovered summarily before two justices, and the Minister may allow a portion of the amount to go to an informer. Look carefully at your deeds. One error may invalidate an important transaction. If several considemrtions are expressed in one .document, you must pay on each separately. Do not let bills run too long : keep them runder £5.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
iVE think every ratepayer who has the welfare of Prahran at heart, will now freely admit that we acted a patriotic and righteous part in comnpelling Mr. Dixos, \M.L.A., to formulate into specific written charges the allegations that lie made oi the 27th Mrch, be fore the election, at the St. fMattliew's elhool-room, regarding the roll-stualling by, and gross partisanship of, the Pararan municipal ofllicials. We were certain at the time-as doubtless were hat large proportion of his audience, trho hissed him so vigorously when lie gave utterance to the accusations--that tlie charges could not be substantiated ly evidence or faets, and that they wvires apiece of meaningless election clap trap. The result of the investigation ly the officers committee proves us right in this conjecture; but for the credit of the city of Prahranl we in sisted, in every issue published sub sequent to the verbal attack by Mr. Dixox, that lie should either prove, or withdrawl and apologise for, the asser ti...
MR. AND MRS. DOUBLEDAY'S RE-UNION. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
MR. AND MRS. DOUBLEDAY'S RE-UNION. The above was given to their pupils and friends by MIr. and Mrs. Doubleday last ThurnEay at Grattan-street, Pmrahra, and proved a very enjoyable evening. The ball was tastefully decorated with mirrors, ftags, lanterns, evergveens, etc. During the evening sevemrl ladies and gentlemen cono tributed vome excellent vocal harmlony amongst whom were Mrs. Trail, (Miss Shepplard) who sang " Ellie Sunshine," with a spirited and pleasing effect. "The Kerry, lance," iy Miss Tucker was rendered in all expressive and liuisheds style. The company before separating expressed their approval of the kindness andllll attentionll shown them during their past terms of tuition. Tile mIost noticeable tresses were-Miss Cox, pink tulle skirt and merveilleux satin bodice, very effective; Mrs. Brooks, black satin and lace; Miss J. Carlos in cardinal satit, drapery of black lace, moire silk sasb; Miss Tresider and Miss Neale, rose 1ink tulle skirt, merveillcex sill direcloire...
GEORGE WANTED AN ANSWER. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
GEORGE WANTED AN ANSWER. A young lady dismissed the young man to whom she was engaged because cause he drank. A few after she had told hifa she would never speak to him again, a little boy brought a note from the wretched young man, which ohe read thus: " Heartless, but still heloved, Funny,--3y sufferings are more than I can bear; I cannotlive without your love. I have therefore ju.t taken poisons the effect of which I am al ready beginning to feel. When you read these lines I shall have joined the great silent majority. Shed a tear over my tomb in remembrance of the happy days gone by.-Your dead George." When the young lady had finished reading the note, she asked the little boy who brought it what he was waiting for. " The gemman tolo mo to wait for an unswer," was the reply.
PARS PITHILY PUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
PARS PITHILY PUT. Willis banlquetl-next Thursday. lion. Jas. Cattpbell's conversazione a ;llece4s. Oakleigh will very shortly be illuminated with gas. St. lKilda west ward election-polling lay next TuesIny. Full report of the l'mhran oflicers' roth. mittee is given elsewhere. Official opening of the new Rechabite hall, Clarence-street, next Thursday. The l'thmnctt Town-hall tower will be 12.3 feet inl height when the alterations are complete. Masonic-hall Company, limited, Plrahru -meteting of shareholders next Friday evening, ait l'otter's Post Office hotel. " I beg your pardon, sir, but I think my shop is oni' ire," was the polite message brought to the police station recently. Amount received to date in aid of the fullds of inlcreased hospital aecomllnollatiol, ill cash nd promises, reaches over C2.0t0l. --At.-a-publie trial-of the "nlghtsoll dI: structor" at Sollth lclullreteou Tllurelay, the opinioln ws that the patent was rather crude. Tihe Richtmond, ratepayen'oarge goiuglst ...
THE HALLAS RELIEF FUND CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
THE HALLAS RELIEF FUND I CONCERT. The second event in connectioln with the Hillas lielief Fuml took place ill the 'Prah ran Town-ilul on Monday night; there was a fair attCendance, and the concert was grcatly appreciated. We have no doubt were it repcated, there wouhld be a pncked house. Theband was hIcard to muech better edvehtage than at the Sunday pcrfornmnce, tIrs showing the difference a rotunda would make in our gnelen, gri?ss being the worst thiig popsible for a banud to play on. The progrennme, unlike many others, was faith fully carried out, and sppeared to give the utroest atlisfaction to all present, all tihe erfnrmcers, both ianldsmce, vocalists, and actors showing their best form. It opened with thle "Austmrlian Natives' March" composed by Dr. Leger Ersoe, effectively played by thle Victorian Military hand, ruder the leadershrip of Mr. A. Short, mlul sisoull become very popular with the Aus tliians. Tie Anglo Auntrlias Hand-bcll lingersv, after playing seveml well-known...
ONIONS AND BEEF. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
ONIONS AND BEEF. What is the most strengthening food for a convalescent? Well, you know the beef-tea theory has been ex ploded. The most life.giving and digestible food that can be given to one just recovering from an illness is chopped beef. Just take a pound of raw beef, cut off all the fat, slice two onions, and add pepper and salt. Then chop the onions and meat toge ther, turning them over and over until both are reduced almost to a pulp ; then spread on rye bread and cat as sandwiches. People talk about celery being a nervine, but let me tell you there is nothing which quiets the nerves without bad results like onions. The use of them induces sleep, and much strength is obtained from them. -Exchange.
JUVENILE OFFENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
JUVENILE OFFENDERS. -~--+ The onlycoase of any importance before the St. Killa magistrotes yesterday wa~ one in which three smnall boy, named Philip Tschontscher, Albert Moran, and Jaomei Miller, were charged with stealing six pigeon. vatle £2, from the premises of John McCartney. Miller anl Telentsther receivedl a very bad character from the police, who accused them of being in the habit of pilfering from shops. In company with Moran, they, on the night of the 12th tlt.. slept in the ialaclava Weslean church reserve until 1 o'clock n.m.. when they essayed forth to steal. Entering preo sccutor's yard in Alfred-street, they broke into a pigeon coope, amn abstmeted six bindl, which they carried off in a truck stoleli from the tame yard. They were found in possession of the birds ont the fol lowing Iorning, andi were afterwards sum1 imoed by Senior-constabcl Connell. Mtr. liarber, of the Try Excelsior class, offered to takecharge of Tschcntscher and Miller, whom he proposed sending to ...
AUCTION SALE NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
AUCTION SALE NOTICES. The Rock Frecholl 1and Company (Mr. F. W. Truo, onctloncer,) will offer, on tie property, at three o'clock in the afternoon, on Saturday, 11th inst., two wcatherboardl cottages, Not. 101 and 103: O.slorn-stroet, Soath Tarra; aRt at four o'clock, on the properly. Malvern-grove, near Malvern htation, a mortgagee's sale, withouttrerve, of two w.h. detached cottages. larticulars If ?ath salc' are given in our ladvertising columlln of this issue.
MUNICIPAL NEWS. ST. KILDA COUNCIL. MONDAY, 29TH APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
[The following Articles appeared In a portion of Wednesday's issue.] MUNICIPAL NEWS. ST. KILDA COUNCIL. 3?ONDAY, '2tT ArPmL. Present-The Mayor (Cr. Jeans), and Crs. Pilley,' Jennings, Turuer, Coonibere, O'Donnell, and Sundercombe. EPLANAnDE TtRAm.WAY.-A letter was rmccied frotm the M.T. and O. Company, stating that as the managing director (Mr. Clapp) had returned to town, he would be happy to meet a deputation from the council and the St. Kilda ratepayers inter ested in regarnl to the substitution by the company for a cable instead of a horse tramway. along Fitzroy-street. The date was left for the council to fix. It was decided that Mr. Clapp be written to and informed that the council, togetlher with the ratepayers, will wait upon him at the company's oiceo ont Monday morning at half-past I0o'clock. CGAFIELD TRAMWAY Co.-The manager of the above company wrote, stating that they were empoweredl to form a tramway along Glen Eira-rool, Caulfield, to.its in tersction with Hotham-stree...