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Declaration of Poll. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
Declaration of Poll. The official deldaration of the poll took place shortly after 9 o'c'o k, and when it was announced that Mr Mackinnon had headed the poll by a majority of 836 there was much cheering and boo booing from a large crowd that had assembled. Details of the polling were as follows Mackinnon. Webber. South Yarra.. ... 2,022 1,446 Prahran ... ... 1,506 1,3'5 Postal votes... .... .io8 39 Totals ... 3,636 2,800 Mr Mackinnon, in stemping for. ward to return thanks, was received with boo-hooing, and during the time he was speaking he w-s counted out. He thanked the elecrors for their handsome majority and their renewal of confidence. It gave him pleasure to announce to that intelli gent audience, which represented the intelligence of Prabran and the wild ignorance of ntigbbring electorates that the Premier (Mr Watt) had been returned by a handsome ma. jority, whilst at that moment Mr Hutchinson was leading in the Borung electorate by 50oo votes. A number of the crowd continu...
AUCTION SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
AUCTION SALES. For A.N.A. Day (January 26), Messrs Marshall and Langridge advertise another important land sale at Belgrave-this time the Lockwood Estate. Half to 10-acre blooks are the sizes, with frontages to the Monbulk Creek. Easy terms of purchase are allowed for. On Saturday, January 31, at 3.30 p.m., in a marquee on the ground, Messrs Coghill and Haughton will hold a great subdivisional sale of the Evelyn Township Estate. Alto gether th-re are 140 choice home and business sites, week end he me sites, and acreage blooks. Further par ticulars will be found in our adver tising columns.
ANIMALS AND SICKNESS. HOW THEY PRESERVE THEIR HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
ANIMALS AND SICKNESS. HOW THEY PRESFERVE THEIR HEALTH. Animals will do anything to keet themselves in perfect condition, and they have learned in the course -cf ages that cleanliness iis one of the conditions of . healthl. It is won derful what 'care -all creatures :: will take to keep themselves clean; anda bird's nest even when th2 parents are most busy feeding their raven ous young ones is usually beauti fully clean. The care they will take of their skins and coats, or in th case of lirds of their plumage, is wonderful. Many ages biefore mud-baths came into fashion among hunmans, the cura tive value of mud was known to many animals, and animals in tropi cal countries frequently 'take mud' I baths; indleed, wounded elephants alid other large quadrupeds will roll hemselves in the mud of a river. ante, and will fill up the wound witii mud if they possibly can, whil: woe:nded birds will sometimes als'i fill up a wound to prevent foreign matter getting into the wo:md. which they seem ...
THE SPRING POET'S LUCK. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
THE SPRING POET'S LUCK. -+ George .Jorkins was a poet in a hiimble sort of. way : his parish ma gaRzine foundl space for verselets digned "G. J." He'd neler brst forth in joyous song: on ""Sunset" or0 1he Sea. 'Such things uas those are done to dcathl; I'11. let 'em rest," said h: And so he'd write in hhomnely style of sweet domestic scenes, of l'ather washiug down the yard or Mother picking beans," which local curates would pronouncs exceptionally good. encouraging the village -bhard, -as earnest curates should:`; "''Why is it," Jorkins mused on. day, "that poets always sing of bl indrgn trees -and vrerdant groeth awlienai criting of the 'sring? Why shouild not paint and v'i nish form the themeni of deathless verse.? Slill I extol the whitewash brkih.?: BIy gunm, I milight doa worse ! 'll do it ! Yes, [''llwitch the world. for while the pauinter's l ere I'II get a really first clas' chance to catch the atmos 1'h rei iTe fished out paper,, pen, and in', .ini rouiglied his icnethy ha...
St. Kilda Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
St. Kilda Rifle Club. The half-yearly syllabus of the St. Kilda Rifle Club, of which Mr H. M. Knox is the popular captain, and Mr J. Vivian hon. secretary, conutins many items of interest to riflemen. The programme i, on well varied lines, and is bound to enable every member of the club to demonstrate his abi ities during the season. To day the M.M. half yearly spoon shoot will be held, 14 shots at 800 yards. The St Kilda Club is deservedly a very popular one.
A BUSH POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
A BUSH POST OFFICE t You may know a good deal about Slei ter rates, though perhaps yon are not wll acquainted with a certain f ostal delivery little heard of in the British Isles. It is merely a New Zealand water race, an obedient ricer fashioned by the hands of b: shmcn sweeping along for twenty. six miles, now twinkling with light some srarkle in the sunlight, now whispering darkly, stealthily, myster. iously in the depths of the forest shades. 1 Six men stationed at intervals along the route guard the course. The end of each section is mar:ced by a grating,. which detains all the fo:sam and jetsam borne thus far along, every scrap of raper, every fragment of wood-anythin that i might be used for scrawlingg a mes sage upon, is carefully scritinisrd I by the race-keeper as it is stopprd at the gratings. For this is the popular method o; - commrni-aticn of the bush People along the line of waters. A shiq s hurriedly inscribed with a stub of t burnt stick has in the past related i so...
A.N.A. National Fete. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
A.N.A. National Fete. The arrangements for the celebra tion of Foundation Day have been occupyirng the attention of the Fete Committee of the Australian Natives Association for some tine, with the result that a very interesting pro gramme will be presented at the Exhibition Buildings and Oval, be ginning on Saturday evening,January 24, and continuing on Monday, January 26, afternoon and evening. In the oval a number of cycling and pedestrian events will be competed for. The total prize money is £245. Special attractions will be provided in the concert hall. On the Monday the annual lun cheon will be held, and it is expected that the Governor-General (Lord Denman) will be present. Invira tions have been accepted by the Lieutenant,Governor (Sir John Mad ken), the High Commissioner (Sir George Reid), and members of the Federal and State Ministries, Special provision will be made for picnic parties in the well shaded picni:grounds, and, in addition to a merry-go-round for the childaen, ...
SIGHT-SEEING AT NEW YORK. (Concluded from last issue). [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
SIGHT-SEEING AT NEW YORK. By THOS. A.CALLANL)ER, OF PR.HRAN. (Codncluied from last issue). IniNew York may be seen dozens of different styles of electridc trams, the horse and cable trams, right up to the modern torpedo (hobble skirt) and electric storage battery, the latest Edisonian invention. They do not give checks in the trams, as the fate is all the one price, 5 cents (21d) if only 100 yards. On paying the fare the- conductor pulls a lever, which moves a clock, and thus re gisters the payment for the'passenger to see. Another thing to see on Broadway is the automatic restaurant, where, on p'acing a nickel in the s'ot, a bowl of your fancy soup, sandwich of any kind, tea, coffee, cocoa, or any other liquid, or if you desire a dinner consisting of hot joint, &c., these can be obtained, but, of course, for more money being placed in the slot. I have seen simi.ar in Berlin, Cologne, Brussels and Paris not as elaborate as this automat in New York. Many people have doubted t...
THE WORK A WOMAN WANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
THE WORK A WOU1AN WANTS. Any woman who ::an's a short cut to a beaitiful complexion, agile limbs, and graceful proportions, may find it by following the directions of Drs. Dudley Sargeant and Cnarles Greene. who assures us in a lecture that when woman does her own house work, with its manifold varieties of physical requirements, nearly every muscle of her body may be brought into action daily. Nothing is -bet ter for the develoiment of large muscles in the legs or for the re duction of fat than r Inning up and down stairs. Nr\o better method has been. d leviseil fo st i ilicnin the chest In st ra I ii ` lie - :;' inee than srilubbing lloori-, on ),on's hands and; knees, te slptily . if .lsthe left arm -as' well 'as the righit -e usedl. Sweepilg-witii-i a lar-u hsndlcd broom, if the brooni lie iised on both sides, so that bothi arnsm are:- usd in the same way, fu nishes and ad mirable means of der eloping the chest andl shoulders. Ii a carpet sweeper is used instead of a broom. the a...
Lodge Installation. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
Lodge Installation. On Monday evening the installa. tion of Bro. Fyffe and his offi cers into the chairs of the Prince George Lodge, L.O.I.V., took place in the Methodist school room,Chapel street, St. Kilda, the installing officer being Bro R. O. Snowball, ML.A., Grand Master of the institution. At a subsequent stage a social was held, when Bro. Snowball, in re sponding to the chief toast, made reference to the Home Rule question, saying that Home. Rule meant the break up of the British Empire, and that Orangemen in Victoria and Australia would be prepared to stand shoulder to shoulder with those of the old country for the mainte nance of their rights and liberties. He congratulated those councillors who had opposed the granting of a license to the Palais de Dance on the St. IKilda foreshore. He believed in reasonable amusement, but he very strongly objected to their public reserves being given up to purposes of promiscuous dancing. He was glad to know that the lodge had straighten...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
Fraser & Morphet Stor Good Printing. GLOBE DYE WORKS. I S" " Save the Cost of - Winter Outfits by DRY &lt; CLEANING or DYEING I the Dark Shades now / Fashionable. Si - Ladies' Costumes Cleaned frm ... ... 5/ THE GLOBE Ladies' Cos:ume Dyed from ... ... 5/6 Ladies' Blouses Cleaned from ... ... 1/3 _ Gentlemen's Suits Cleaned from ... ... 4/ Gentlemen's Suits Dyed from ... ... 5.'6 S Gloves Cleanet Odorless 3d pr Lace Curtains and other Furnishings Cleaned and Dyed, FURS REMODELLED .Ostrich Feathers Cleaned and Dyed all the New and Fashionable Shades. RECEIVING OFFICES: 27 CHAPEL STREET, near Windsor. Station; 156 GREVILLE STREET, near Town Hall; TOORAK. ROAD, two doors South Yarra Station; 3LENFERRIE R.D, Malvern. High St, WINDSOR, I door from ('hapel St. TEL. 1706 WINSDOR. Works-4o, 42, 44 Ellis St., S. Yarra, offChapel 4t. Phone 1755, Windsor Ex. SAW AND MOULDING MILLS, DUKE STREET, WINDSOR, Opp. FALLON'S, Drapers, Chapel Street. Wm. Marsh & Sons' BUILDERS an...
WHEN THE EARTH IS OVERCROWDED. LATEST ESTIMATE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
WHEN, THE EARTH IS SOVERCROWDED. SLATEST ESTIMATE. nTMlii -time of Augtustlus" a-Fa (B.C. 63--A.D. 14) the roullation of thl. world:: was said: to be only fifty `million?i. .n htundred years a.o it Ihad increhsed 'to seven -liimndred-'mil licn3:T:.: Toay_-- it. is estimated: at sixten lin:lred millions . , Th li--cr-fascinating question of the" future 'piopulation .Nwas-first brought b: fo'0 the pubiblic about 100 years rgo..: A Mr. -fa 'th?s,- a -.clergyman. started thie agitation :by vriting .n esda y, in which hi stated that the roiul ation : ias iin~;rcasing faster. than lth feood supply, and that. the misery and 'starivation-e 'istng. inionI the pFoor: - intlthbose days ::was llHe in eital le ,resflit :of .the v:orking, o:ut of ill's :piiin .ile. ;Shio:ld "the whole werld actually becoime cro ted with' pco' le as ci iýs nowI are, . the whole salps star, aiicn prophesicd by Mal (hs .vo sild snmM inevitable but placin': ti' blamie. of the prescnt po:crty .iil- mis'ry opon th! inc...
State Politics. Prahran Election Contest. Mr Donald Mackinnon Re-Elected. Majority of 836. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
State Politics. Prahran Election Contest. Mr Donald Mackinnon Re-Elected. Majority of 836. lThe election of a representative to represent the constituency of Prahran in!the Legislative Assembly of the State Parliament took place on Thursday. The day was fine and warm-quite a nice sort of day to enjoy a ride in a motor car to a poll ing booth. The election was necessary owing to Mr Mackinnon having accepted a paid office in the Government-that of Attorney-General and Minister of Railways-which necessitated him placing himself in the hands of the electors for re-election. The candidates were Donald Mackinnon, solicitor, Liberal William H. Webber, Labor, secre tary. There were two polling booths in connection with the election-one, the Town Hall, Chapel street, Prah ran, and the other at premises, Toorak road, South Yarra. SThe election has been fought and won in a short space of time, that is to say, from the time the writs were issued up to the day of contest only about three weeks e...
St. John's Ambulance. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
St. John's Ambulance. A first-aid 'class ini.'conicction with the St. John's Ambulance Associa tion will be held at Armadale. The lectures will be delivered by Dr. Lee at the school room, 'Grand View Grove, beginning at 8 p.m., on Wed nesday, January 21st. Mr. T. B. EiLgland. of 452 High-street, East Prahran, is the honorary secretary. There are still some vacancies, and the ihon'orary secetary will be glad to enrol members.
Salvation Army. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
Salvation Army. In the Sal iation \rmyn Hall, Vic toria-street, Prahran, on Wednesday evening next, 3nuaryr 21st, at 8 o'clock. ,an unique, programme will lbe presented by the Hawthorn Corps; Young Peopl The; programme will include girl bell-ringcrs, boys' brass band, songs,. ducts, solos, etc., etc. The priceofdtickets is6d. each, chil dren half-price. Adjutant Parsons is the oflicer in clarge of the Prahran Corps.
Two Women Charged. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
Two Women Charged. At the Prahran Court on Monday, before Messrs. Martin (chairman), Bangs, aild Curwen-Walker, J's.P., Winifred McLean was charged with iaving on .7th inst., stolen a blouse rnluet8/I; fon the chas. M: Read itores Chapel street I the!. 3ooley saleswomian, stated tiat in Lonsccquence of something Ii t ctiine tinder her observation, she ili rged accused .with having a blouse -onice led -i lihr bag: Accused re plied No, aI lii e not.. Witness alien took a stolen bloise from the -'s'I laiti Clothlis Constable Hatlpin ilItoseid th itecticsed said to hiiii "I took it for a friend of nine in Beech= iorthi t. She asked Il. to nick' oiie c er it the S-le' Sthere was nio excusei for defeit .i as shie haillicen mii i positioii to diiw%,120:.- 1ronin .tie baiil to:bail her I ou suh threfre ould iiot I id; diat sli hv was-in wvantt `Mr. Cnrsxn iiValker: `J P.-: You ..uiiie leroii a slioplifting imission friomn Klihimoitd 1 icy has e shops ini tiiithnoid. Go land steal th re! Sin...
Motor Traffic. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 17 January 1914
Motor Traffic. \t the Prahran Court on Monday before ;.Messrs.. -Martin ( (chaiiman), Bangs, and ; Curwen-Walker,.;J's.P.; II lugh iockl; of: Malveriin, was charged withi drivii g il dangerous speed: :\ccordii'g t th: c i evidence of Con stI-bles Fitz?icrald nad Burke, at 5.50 p.n oin 19ti ilt.,I defendant drove tliiroti'- Higl-sltiet, Praihrain, on a mniotor -lcyleiatt the rate of 29 .miles an:; hour. A. -imajority of the 'bench Iin?,posed tr fiiie- b:of- £2, 'and directed tiit ther convictibn./be endorsed 'on" ce lie ci.ise .' :.:iliiiom :Piitri :292 Highlstree;, St:! Kilda, I.as, siinilarly ,ined for. riding through the saine street at the rate Sofs30 iilefado hour, anrd iilicense was eidorsed.