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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. THE LETTER TO THE AGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. THE LETTER TO THE AGE. Siir,- olserro ii to.day's issue of your journal a letter from Mr. WVm. Davies on the subject of "'Allged roll-stulling at Pmhran," with certain comments by you attached. In justice to Mr. Davies, I think I should inform you that I \ow:sthe author of the letter to The Age of March 14th, and that Mr. Davies knew nothing whatever about it. I may add that I have not seen Mr. Davies since..the dcay of the election. I'lease insert this and oblige, Yours, etc., GEOOGE II. SCOTT. Town-hall, Melbourne, Ioom No. 5, May 1, 1889. [We admit our error, and stand corrected. We regret having stated Mr. Davies wrote a letter which he evidently did not, and as that gentleman feels aggrieved at our im puting the authorship to him, we apologise to him for so doing.-ED.]
THE ALFRED HOSPITAL BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
THE ALFRED HOSPITAL ,; BENEFIT. alked of outertaniment to be in nill of the abo toove plce in the n Town-hall on .Wednesdny, April Swa undoubtedly one of the t sucers over given in the dis for, depite the inclemoncy of the or to Iarge hall ns crolded to ex nhd mnsngy person0s were unnabllo to oalmi rlo and the greit success Sshould be an matter of sincere con ltion to the phoenix Lodge of the SLA.O. Buffaloes, under whose the entertainment was given. An ionallyattractive programme was nrv ned which was opened by a most c an bdlilhtt rendering, of the .roertr -n . So, ervinc by N. iflle (violin), Bro. G. A. Coleman t), andro.Freodericf Irrolnld (piano Eacll of thiee favorite performers ell received, nod the overture evoked piPoue. l ro. A. J. West was very in his rendering of "Gone away." al'Miss Amelia Iodge was cordlially i with applause, and her serio-comic onaions were as successful as ever. pF. IL Seals magnificent rich bass as heard to the greatest advantage fue song" Out on th...
[?]EGED ROLL-STUFFING AT PRAHRAN. A COMPLETE FIASCO. A PAID WITNESS. E. J. DIXON'S SECRETARY [?]DRAWS HALF THE CHARGES. ONE ITEM SUBSTANTIATED. [?]FICERS COMPLETELY EXONERATED. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
GED ROLL-STUFFING AT PRAHRAN. A Co.,tI'1''': FIASC'O. A i ¶10D WITIbNSS F D)IXON 8CI1LT bL't jd IIATLF Till' CHOtt OS _-- -- Q~p 7TDM SUtSTAN IMATEDt. FICERSN I¶AT EL IX 0fltcccr o ooittte of tiroe t'rrhern met irthe town clerk's office on er terto i gv c cicnt egonrgor tre n formnlntc l. ad m:(rw nclok), Mr. tpicck (olc collector), and HiMr. 1111cr (city ilnspctor), by Mr. 1)41.it, noo ntotottlu rlominnl for owl o00 boltlf ot Mr. 1:: J. )I.L.A., ad nrcmbcroof tthnt t11t N olcotion cwoonritGttO ire connrctiont he rowo Pnrlinmeectnry' election. 'C00 ctojtto e comprised Cr. (coirontt). ccal Crc. Wiglttoetr Ind Inglis. ttO WATERtt CART. fiDrt chargO e dtt with wrotor pLkOr, lnnlg tIhe wordl "Vote tolor va poatld n nl on of tile corporation - , and thatl this rot I lodni Cphlol 'h tostor cthoe nl to teL pulio Chairman : Which officer, Mr. do you charge with this offence , avi?s ?aid he did not charge any tar officer-hoe simply asserted that ter eson the water-cart. HIe did to chll t 11 ...
SKATING. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
SKATING. She glided along with such inlinite grace That the dudes were intenton each angle; But in cutting a dido she slipped off her base, And twisted herself in a tangle. They were sure that the fair one had frac tured her spine, For she screamed in a way that was shocking; But that wasn't the reason that made her repine; She had thought of the darn i her stock ing.
ALL SORTS OF GIRLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
ALL SORTS OF GIRLS. There's the pretty girl, And the witty girl, And the girl that bangs her hair ; The girl thlt's the flirt, And the girl that is pert, And the girl witl a'baby stare. There's the dowdy girl, And the rowdy girl, And the girl that is always late; There's the girl of style, And the girl of wile, And the girl with the mincing gait. There's the tender girl, And the slender girl, And thie girl that says her prayers; There's the haughty girl, And the naughty girl, And the girl that puts on airs. There's the well-bred girl, And the well-read girl, And the girl with a sense of duty; There's the dainty girl, And the " fainty " girl, And the girl that has no beauty. There's the lazy girl, And the "daisy " girl, And the girl that's a merry joker, There's the girl that's shy, And the girl that's fly, And tile girl that hbluffs at lpoker.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
KEATING'S COUGH LOZENGES Cure Coughs, Asthma, Bronchitis. Medical testimony states that no other medicine is .o elfectual in the cure of these dangerots maladies. One lozenge alone gives ease, one or two at bedtime ensures rest. For relieving difliculty of breathing they are invaluable. They contain no oplum nor any violent drug. Sold by all Chemists, in Tins, Is. lid., and 2s. 9d. aeCh.-rADVT.] GASALIERS AND BATHS. You cn get these chcaper andr bet at Danuks and Sons, 2 (only) Bonrke.street, west. Ask if you are in the right shop. TRAMWAY ACCIDENT. On Saturday night last a lady was stepping front a trsn ear in Clapel-strect, when by soie means or other she lost liher footing, and was thrown violently to the ground. Site receivesla Iovero shaking, ansd was assisted into thie I'LANTEIt TKA BAZAAll, 122 Chapel-street, r'nahmn, where she received great kindness. A cunp of ten was tnide by tte new tanTgelrm atl gveI to the lady, wlho, after slIe thad drnnk it, declareICd Is felt refresh...
PROFESSIONAL & MERCANTILE MEN [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
I'ROFESSIONAL & MERCANTILE MIEN ~-4-- We beg to draw attention to the follow ing, viz.:-£3 a year insures against ALL accident to human life,audsecurea£1000 at death and £5 a week during injury. IPropoal forms and all particular on ap plication to the COLONIAL MUTUAL IssUil ANCE COMP'ANY, 82 Collins-street West. ONE TTousAND FIVE IIUNDRED r1nims avre been PAID by THI8 Company.
FIRE IN CHAPEL-STREET. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 4 May 1889
FIRE IN CHAPEL-STREET. What might have been a serious con flagration in Chapel-street, Prahran, on Saturday last, was happily averted by the timely and energetic action of the Prah ran police. At about half past two o'clock on Saturday morning senior.constable O'Connor observed smoke issuing from the premises of Mr. S. Greenberg's tailoring establishment, in Chapel-street. With the assistance of constables McCorry and Carrigg he forced open the door, and found that a portion of the shop was on fire. The fire-bell alarm was given and the Prahran and Insurance brigades ar rived on the scene, but their services were not required, as the three constables had totally quenched the flames with buckets of water obtained from the adjoining &nbsp; premises, before their arrival. Mr. Green. berg's stock was insured for £525, being made up as follows:--New Zealand Com pany, £825; South British, £200. The building was insured for £ 1250 in the Aust ralian Mercantile Union oilice. Senior ...
PECULIARITIES OF GENIUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 8 May 1889
LIARIT OF GENIUS. airod n hi room desks, at which he pursued di! t sks.romaner, alzac, after a ihe gre at 6 or 7 o'clock, was 1 midnight, when he took a of blaock coffee, or green, rather, etremely strong, and worked till rgot never worked but when he ed heartily. tt nover ate buat athis own table, was frugal; only when he had important affair to diceuss ho a little port wine with a spoonful crvinn bark. . linon speaks of an advocate who Snever plead a case without ghis hand to the end of a thread tightly round one of his thumbsd he time his speech lasted, The said it was the thread of his r man relates that a cele advocate of .Lbndoih always a blister to his arm, whenever_ d an important case to plead.: rodt never loved to.work during y. At night, when inspiration' to him, he arose, lighted eandles, half muffled up, painted. chdel Angelo did nearly the mame, th a single candle. o historian Mfezcray would work with a candle, oven at midday id.summer. He never failed to an his visito...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 8 May 1889
A coloured main once sued a ncighbour for damagea for the loss of his dog, which his neighbour had killed. The defendant wished to prove that the dog was a worth less.eni, for whose destruction rio iamalgi ought to be rirovered. The attorney for the defence. called one Sam Parker (coloured) to the witness-stand, whereupon the following eonversation ensued : "Sa m, did you know this dog that was killtl by Mr. Jones l" " Yes sah; I war pursonally acquainted wid dat dog." " Well, tell the jury what kind of a dog he was." "He war a big yaller dog." "What was he good fort" "Well, he wouldn't hurt and he wouldn't to no guard duty ; he jes' lay round an' ate. Dat made 'em call .'inm wat dey did." " Yea. Well, what did they call him 1" "Well, sah, I don't want ter hurt yer feelin's, ail, an' I is mighty sorry you ax me dat, sah ; but do fack is dey call 'im' Lawyer,' sah." At a dinner given lately by Mr. John Law, of New York, the eight guests eell found in their menus an emerald ring, set ...
LEGAL DECISIONS ABOUT NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 8 May 1889
LEGAL DECISIONS ABOUT NEWSPAPERS. 1. IF any peron orders his paper to be discontinued, he must first pay all arream or the .publisher may continue to send until payment is made, and then collectthe whotle amount, whether the paper is taken from the office or not. 2. The courts have decided that refusing to take newspapers and periodicals from the post-oflice, or re moving and leaving them uncalled for, is primafaoie evidence of intentional fraud.
WINDSOR CONGREGATIONAL IM-IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 8 May 1889
WINDSOR CONGREGATIONAL 1M 13IPROVEMEN'T ASSOCIATION. . The above assreciatio commrenced its eession of 1881i! on Thurlday evening last, the 2nd inst., when the fourth nunual report rvas renad by the secretary, showing steady progress. The treasurers balance-sheet showed a h?lane il hand of 6G 1.. 7d. Two meneibrs were clected, and one nomi nation for nembership were receivel. The president; the Rev. George 1Falkinghaem, then read an essay on "Tihe influence of mutual improvement noeociatione." The essayist, after congratulating thlenaeniation on the success of tile past four year, pointed out to the member--lst : The great need of being united, and at the srame time feeling their individuality in enler to ensure success in the fItlre: 22nd: The inmportance of close re-ulitng andr study: 3rd: The art of correct thinking and ele gant expre-sion; 4th: Among all your secular studies do not forget to sturly the Bible. The essayist closed a splendid paper with a rmort earnest appeal to th...
HOME RULE. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 8 May 1889
HOME RULE. Tittle-tattle, Twittle-twattle, Cackle, twaddle, endles prttle, Bibble-.babble, Gibble-gabble, Fiddle-faddle, fudge, and scrabble ! If you'll kindly recite these lines fifty times, at the rate of ten times per minute, you shall know byheart what all our Home Rule and Unionist orators in their long winded rigmaroles have uttered in the last twelve months.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 8 May 1889
31u.,?. B. CLArI, the maunaging director of the \felbourne Traiinway Company, is i thoroughly busilicis oman, and 'his reply to tlie deputation from the St. Kilda council and ratepayers on Mfon day.morning last was based strictly " on "coommercial principles." The whole qciuestion now simply resolves itself into this--if the St. Ktilda residents waint iI cable tramway with blocks, instead.of ia horse tramway with common metal, they must pay for it. The difference in the cost of these two modes of con struction is enormous. A horse trami lile could be constructed for .I8,000, ,whereas a cable would cost .£75,0i), the difference being £l17,tO0.. The com pany; tithe present time, have no power to expend th!is additiosola sumo; but evsen if they..had power, and did borrow it, the prospective revenue would not lwar riant its expenditure on strictly "com 'mercial principles." The interest on the extrtu ntount, .'r.Se Cer ip pointed out, would be, at least, tjt3,tli per nuolllm, and even a...
SOCIETY MEETINGS. FREE GARDENERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 8 May 1889
SOCIETY MEETINGS. 'FREE GARDENERY. At the invitation of Bro. Win. Taylor, a trustee of the Southern Cross Ilxlge of Free Gardeners, upwanli of 40 repreent. ative members of the Grand, the Olive Branch, and Sduthern Cross Lodges joined him it dineron Frid'y, the 26th of April, at Bro.. Potters P'ost'Olfice hotel Pl'rhran. Justice having been' tdone to the good dinner provided, and the usual loyal toasts' having been responded to, in .reply to the toast of hie hetltis, Bro., Taylor saiil ho could searcely.3ih res? the lilrusere it gave him to c so 'manri" of his frieinls aroeifl. him.' When he returned from ae visit to his native land i few months age he, sra sur prised at, the enthusiastic reception the Southern Cross and Olive Branch oIalgc had given him and his fellow traveller, Bro. Cameron, of the Olive lIranch llIAge. That reception hadl shown him that a great amount of brotherly feeling'existed in the Order, and he felt that it wouhl 'do some thing towards the. further developm...
THE MAGICAL BELL-HANDLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 8 May 1889
THE MAGICAL BELL-HANDLE. A correspondent writes :-" Seeing your story re Hampshire pigs in your last issue, reminds me of a capital one concerning another English county, to wit, busoex. Scene, London ; countryman, taking. stock of the ornamental bell-handle outside chemists:shop. At last, taking the notice, " Please pull" as a command, e gave tile bell a vigorous pull, which immediately brought- oht. they shopman, who: enquired what he wanted. tHe replied. "' Nothing, sir; I was admiring this pretty thing," pointing to the bell-haondle. " Oh, oh, I see," says the shopman,," you are from tile country, I presume 1" "Yes, sir; just come up from Sussex"' "Ah, Sussex you say ; I'vefreard that if you bcat-a.bush in Sussex out will jump a calf-is that so, my friend " "Yes, maybe; but I find if I ring a bell in- London, out will jump an ass !" Exeunt."
PARS PITHILY PUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 8 May 1889
PARS PITHILY PUT. JACOIIY. MoIe live'. llorsetrms., : , ' Football seasoin. ,i. Another election over. St. Kilda beats Geelong. The " Saints" in good form. "Saints "-we are prol of yellu. The experienced candidate elected. Willis llanquet-lto-torrcop evening. , ,. Likely to ie a " Football Iloon " locally. Our 'rlhirni pub crinadler-Constable (Great attendalneeoln Satlnrdl L St.'Kild v Geelonllg. Oflicinl opening Ilec 6lbite tlall-' Thurs day eveontn. ,. leld, white.inl lack I, i?tpreha.etble in thio.dictrict ..... . . "Go in Snints"--We'll take the lpreemir "' Saints" very fast and splendill kick- ask the (eeloeng, ThaWi'lel h .ti 'cfiei eir' " eiTglfeui, .ii been annihilated at last. Masonic-hHiill' meeting-Frihidui," "eveoing, Potter's Po.t Ollice hotel. A qui,e1 pr...e....e wanted bly tile M. Tl 6"' Co. rre Fitzroy-street cable.., Alf Semith always popular--nmore so now, w'ith : goals against Geelong. Mlessro. Ovey l.Jacoyiy were at the Is3planadule tiramnway' ldeputtation. West...
SPORTS COLUMN. FOOTBALL. ST. KILDA V. GEELONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 8 May 1889
sPoR W:oWAVLg]N. FOOTBALL. -e Sti.,:I .;i Rgy eR. ,l , ,'v ,, ST. KILDA V. GEELONG. The flrs na'tch ofo t easoe to? place last Saturnly, between--these twu clubs on the former's ground. t;rent interest was evinced in the contetfilili thte remult wasa splendid gathering of spectatols, fully Z51IO being present. Both clul piat strong teaoms into the field. Baird, Morton alld Nale were,absec~ for. the,,aialn ,.,but J.:Kepgh tilledthe gaplandconpleted the team, and' Parktln,'Mullensand FurnellHor the visitors. Tile latter were captaineal b'lHihlinbothinm, and W. kLoclett had, clhj i, t .ti,lp?pl.p The St. ildla havITl,, lea, ne', li rel;i>e in the hapli or a 'patent electrerc clock for timeckeoping:and'it provel a Roecus .: TheGelongn ,won the toss and kicked towardns the North goal. Houston' led off; and Bllunt , bakel| the kick,; Freeman got pocssessin . , tg.iout. of, bounds play,and Grahanm to Hardnling In front produced FIRST GOAt. ST. ,KILDA,' I' after only two minutes play. Th...
STORY OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 8 May 1889
STORY OF LIFE. ; A little gir'l; A social"hirl; And she's a womanu. A little while, A glance, a smile How very human. A dainty ring; Their troth is pli tced. ainamma's tear, A trousseau dear, :apa's:delighted. ; ? A little flat, A tarn at that, A little whirl, A little girl The story's ended.