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Municipal Destructor. SELECTED SITE OBJECTED TO. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Municipal Destructor SELECTED SITE OBJECTED TO. For many months past the St Kilda, Brighton and Caulfield coun. oiis have been working in unison for the erection of a joint destructor. A site was chosen on Crown land near the State school at Elsternwic, Against this emphatic protests were raised by residents oi the district and parents of the children attending the school. The Cabinet, whi,h had p eviously acquiesced in the stlected site, again gave consideration to the matter on Monday, and decided to revoke its decision, and to inform the councils that the site selected could not be made available. The Educa tion Department had put forward a claim for the ground for school pur. po:es. Between the Public Works De. partment, the Education Depart. ment, and the Health Department not to speak of the objections raised locally, the joint municipal commit. te have had an awkward time. just as they thought they had achieved success in finally selecting a site, so their anticipations have ...
Football. ST. KILDA V. CARLTON. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Football. ST. KILDA V. CARLTON. There was an enorlmous crowd estimated at 22,000-at the St. Kilda Cricket Ground on Saturday last to witness the above match. In the match early in the season, St. Kilda just managed to win tile match in the last quarter, but Carlton is a wonder fully improved team since then. It was a glorious day for football, al though there was a strong breeze blowing towards the Fitzroy-street goal, whlich materially assisted the side which had tile advantage of it. McNamara, the St. Kilda captain, suf fered from a bad ankle, and only de cided to play at the last moment. Carlton had the advantage of the wind in the first quarter, but St. Kilda opened the game with a dash, but it was a long time before they got within fair range of the Carlton goal. For a wonder, Lever's kicking off from goal was distinctly poor, which gave his opponents? two' goals. Carlton inade good use otf their opportunities in this quarter,: and scoled 4 goals 5 behilid, : hcllilst: St ?Iild...
Melbourne Cable Tramways. WHEN THE LEASE IS UP IN 1916. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Melbourne Cable Tram ways. WHEN THE LEASE IS UP IN 1916. Cr T. G. L. Scott, the representa. tive of the Prahran Council on the Melbourne Cable Tramways Trust, made a further statement at the Prahran council meeting on Monday evening. He said it had been sug. gested that the trams would cease running in the event of there being no controlling body to take them over when the lease was up in 1916, He was in a position to state that the Melbourne Tramways Trust had made all arrangements to continue the running of the tramways as soon as the Company gave up possession. He hoped to place an important re port befoie the next meeting ot the council regarding the future actions of the Trust,
Prahran Municipal Buildings. QUESTION OF SITE. PROPOSED POLL OF RATEPAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Prahra.n Municipal Buiidings., Q : UESTION OF SITE. 'PROPOSED POLL OF RATE "PAYERS. :Cir. Ginh moved as follows at the - Prahrain Council meeting on Monday e' ening: T .h"_bat sith;lregard to the new Town .H -lall site and proposed alteration of t'i ol-d To l: Hall, etc., a poll of the iatepayers be taken on Thursday, 27th Alugiust;: 1914, and that the following .questions bei= submitted at tihe: poll:-~ :"(a) Are oiou in favor of the new o-:'0n: fall anid. inunicipal offices being S ro-erettled on- tlhe present site at the corner of Chipel-street and Greviile :.street? -- , . . " '(b)? kre:?yoi?' in favor of-the present site of the Town Hall and Municipal Offices:being leased for business pur poses and the municipal buldings erected on another site in the city?" Cr. Nicolson raised a point of order that as there was no money on the estimates for taking the poll, the motion was out of order. Tile chairman (Cr. Scott), who pre sided in-the absence of the Mayor, ruled against Cr. Nico...
Butchers' Stalls at Prahran Market. FIXING THE CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Butchers' Stalls at Prahran Market. SFIXING THE CHARGES, The finance committee ot the Prahran: Council brought up the l\ lowing recommendation on Monday evening: ' "That ths following charges be made'for the hire of the new butchers' and fishmongers' stalls at the mar ket, viz.-Single stalls, 5s per day, 103 per week; double stalls, 10s per day, 20s per week. That the stall. holdeas be allowed to place their names over their stalls, the painting, &:., to be uniform and carried out under. the supervision of the city surveyor." The recommendation was adopted. The charges are to be temporarily in force up to July 14, pending a deputation to the council relative to the new stalls.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Birthday & Wedding Presents You have the Widest Selection at PHILLIPS JEWELLERY CORNER Do not Do not fail fail to to Call and See Call and See our our New New Shop, Shop. CHAPEL and GREEN 8TREETS, WINDSOR. Call and see our Show' of Jetwellerv ani Electro Plate ani compare Prices with any other House in Melbourne. Under Chiropodist preserved in fYlM D fl I D Spcialist, ?-their Pristine Pat'ona,,,_. U and Surgical Bootmaker, theiPrtine. Th- Human Roat Treated on only Scientific and Natural Process. Corns, Bunions, Ingrowing Suffering Re?icved while maintainin (the ,'hape and hiding Deformity Toe Nails Treated with and Ma'formation. See Testimonial. Proof Un.oubted Utmost Safety and the Most TEL. 4888. Orthop?a?io Institote-246 S'?WANSTON ST.. Library Side. Delicate Touch. , n • m 'm mm • | • " | m im mm| m m |m m m For Cold and Damp Weather Wear. LEEMING'S BOOTS. 215 0HAPEL STREET, PRAHRAN, 109 Swanston street, City. t57-269 Bourke street, City. 1-3 Erroi streat, North Melbour...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Saw A V~EPY6i~ EYA·C'~tI~~ Auction Sales of Furniture and Property a specialty. DICKENSON & FORSTER (E. J. Forster, Sworn Valuator). Auctioneer & Estate Agents Rents Collected. Insurances Effected. Loans Negotiated. Only Address -u 99 CHAPEL STREET. L . TEL.: WINDSOR 111. J. & N. RAISES IS THE HOUSE For GOOD VALUE in Underclothing, Blouses, Costumes, Specials in Every Department. Note the Address - 194 CHAPEL STREET (P F"oos,") ?.High Street. ilgar L. Laobury, Barrister and Solicitor, 161- Greville Street, Prahran Annonnces that he has purchaeed the praotice of Mr. W. E. BRUNT, 'ad may be consulted at the above address Trust Moneys to Lend. R. W. Kingham, GENERAL BOOKBINDER. Binder to the Prahran Public Litary for 20 years. ADDRESS: CHAPEL STREET, WINDSOR. oks, Music, Periodicals, &c.. Dound at Moderate Prices. Office of Windsor LIME STORE N ,I PRAHRAN COLLEGE AND KINDERGARTEN, For GIRLS and BOYS,i "EAST LEIGH," Malvern and Williams Rds. MIss LAINi Mi...
Oh ! That Site ! [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Oh! That Site! Still another discussion took place at the Prahran Council meeting on Monday evening ;:i it ,; Town Hall site question. It is an obstinate piece of business. Seems as if it is never going to be settled. As to the proposal to take a poll of the rate payers, a. majority of the Council is in favor thereof, but for certain reasons the whole of this majority cannot arrive at the conclusion to take the pill. The objection is that there is nothing authentic regarding the financial aspecc to place before the ratepayers. To a great extent that argument errs on the side of weak ness. Cr Naylor, as father of the new si:e movement, has placed esti mates before the council. These have emanated from what is under stood to be a reliable source. It is the duty, then, of those who are opposed to Or Naylor's figures to bring along their own. Granted that the Council is split into two camps on the Town Hall site ques tion, there is nothing invidious about that. It is but natural. In the...
St. Kilda Motor Prosecutions. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
St. Kilda Motor Prosecu tions. Sub-inspector Westcott prosecuted several persons at the St. Kilda Court on Tuesday for alleged breaches of the motor regulations. Messrs. Smith wick and Mahony, J's.P., occupied the bench. Carl Brettschneider, Middle Park, was charged with having allowed his motor cycle to emit offensive noises when passing the Congregational Church, in Mitford-street, on Sunday, June 7, during Divine service. De fendant said he did not notice the church. A fine of 20/- was imposed. Thomas Baxter, West Melbourne, driver of a motor car, was fined 20/ for a similar offence. Dr. R. C. Brown, St. Kilda, was charged with having driven a motor car along Barkly-street, without a rear light, on the evening of June 7. Dr. Brown wrote a letter to the court stating that the lamp (an electric one) was defective, because a thief had torn away the connections a few days be fore. The lamp had beet mended by a first-class tradesman, but, ap parently, one of the connections was suffic...
BETTER LET HIM BRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
BETITEU LET HIMA BRAY. A new story about Mr. .oosevelt is current in New .York. One of the editors of the "Out look" was outlining to Mr. IKoose velt an article that he proposed to write in condemnation of a states man who had just made a very foolish oration. "I'll call him," said the editor, "an ass." " No, no," said Mr. Roosevelt. 'Don't call him an ass. Print his speech."
Amusements. THE PLAZA. SKATING AND DANCING. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Amusements. THE PLAZA. SKATING AND DANCING. Skating and dancing is freely in. dulged with much enjoyment by the many patrons of the transformed Skating Rink at South Yarra. Trains, trams., etc., all unload numbers in close proximity to the Plaza, situated as it is just outside the station. Good music is provided, and even to those who neither dance or skate, much en joyment can be had by looking on ang walking round this tastefully de corated and only place in Melbourne with the two floors under one roof. PALAIS DE DANSE, Hundreds of merry lads and lassies and older members of the community, too, merrily step to the sweet music of Di Gilio's orchestra at the Palais de Danse on the Lower Esplanade every evening. Of the decorations much has been said, but none too muclh, as it would be hard to picture anything in its own special way really superior. Increased accommodation has also been provided, including re freshment booths, cloak rooms, etc. THE LYRIC THEATRE, ST. KILDA. Dreary win...
How Fish Sleep With Both Eyes Open. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
How Fish Sleep With Both Eyes Open. It wued to be thought that f11 never sleep. because their eyes are never closed. In fact, scientists at one time believed that the exist ence of whales uand other large lish depended upon their sleeplessness nun that if by any chance they dozed off they would perish by drowning. Recent discoveries show that th lse notions are entirely arron eous. All fish sleep at more or less regular r intervals' Ibut they do so withoiLt c:losing their-'eyes, and theii s lumber. ·ns a .rule is lighter and moreieasuily- disturbed than that of any other. living things. In studying. how0 fish sleep they should be observed under normal conditions; and n iMot .when I stupefied by drugs, says .Professor Louis Schulze, of Berlin.; : This is proved by the fact that.if too nmuch of a diig is itdmidiistered'l'the fish swim sidewise showing thiat they hav: lost their sense of bhlance. In the case of human beings - we do not dream of comparing their conditi?n while drugged w...
IN THE DAYS OF CHARLES O'MALLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
IN THE DAYS OF CHARLES O'MALLEY. Tn 'Lever's laughable stories of Irish Life there is no more humorous incident -than that of the visit of .Miss Judith' :Macan to an elegant and fashionable ball given by her brother, General Sir George Dash wood. Miss Judith Macan, much to the annoyance of the General, claims hospitality upon the ground of her sisterhood, and the following is the way in which she: introduces herself Sto the gay and brilliant circle. of military dandies, and gay and ac complished beauties :- . . .,; S "Dear -Brother,--When ?this reaches your hand, I'll not be far off-I' mon Smy way up to ton n, to e iunder Dr. -Dese' for" the -ouid 'complaint.' 6Co.w ley 'mistakes my case entirely ; lhe isays it's nothing but religion'-:\ --d..' Father Magrath, who under stands a good deal about females, thinks otherwise-but God knows who's right.-Expect me to tea,- and, with love to Lucy, believe me yours in haste, "Judith Macan. " ''Let the sheets be well aired in my room,; and if ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Fraser-& M Morphet --for ::;Good Printing. .. GLOBE DYE WORKS S . ..ave. the Cost of Winter Outfits by DRY .OCLEANING or. DYEING .the Dark Shades now . Fashionable. 'I I Ladles' Costumes Cleaned from ......5/ THE CLOBE Ladies' costume Dyed / from ... ... 56 r Ladies' Blouses Cleaned from ... ... 1/3 Gentlemen's Suits Cleaned from ... ... 4/ Gentlemen's Suits Dyed from ... ... 5/6 CGloves Cleaned 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 OFFICEIS: 27 CHAPEL STREET, near Windsor Station; 1S6 OREVILLE STREET, 1 near Town Hall; TOORAK ROAD; two doors Soiuth Yarra Station; I OLENPERRIE R.D, Malvern. High St, WI|DSOR, I door from Chapel St. TEL. 1706 WINSDOR. Works-4o, 42, 44 EllIs St., S. Yarra, ofiChapel St. Phone 17155, Windsor Ex. - SAW AND MOULDING MILLS, DUKE STREET, WINDSOR, Opp, FALLON'S, Drapers, Chapel Street. Wmn. Marsh & Sons BUILDERS and...
Chapel Street Station. WHAT MR. MACKINNON SAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Chapel Street Station. WHAT MR. MACKINNON SAYS. It is understood (according to a published statement) that the Minister for Railways (Mr. Mackinnon) has de termined that another station shall be erected near the Chapel-street railway bridge, on the line between South Yarra and Hawksburn. Replying a few weeks ago to a deputation which asked that a station be erected at the intersection of Chapel and Arthur streets, Mr. Mackinnon announced that lie favoured the construction of the station because he believed it to be a public necessity. Despite the objection of the commissioners to the establishment of a station so near Hawksburn and South Yarra, he thought that another stoppage was justified under the electrification scheme, because electric trains were able to gain speed much faster than steam trains. Mr. Mackinnon also in timated that lie had in his possession a new design, from which he had gained the impression that the cost of the station would not be very great. Referring to th...
THE TOWN OF NO-GOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
THE TOWN OF NO-GOOD. i Kind"friends,, have you heard of the ,town -of lNo-Good, on the banks o'-f .the River Slow, Wýier the' Somtime- or-otiher scents ''::th air ar:a the" soft Go-casies Sgrow 7 !It lie's in '-the valley of Whliat's-the ' use,- in thle province'" of ' ILet-her , slide ;' - - - It s ;the home':of-the reckless I-don't ,.. care, where thle Give-it-upi abide. The town is..as old as the. human race, and it grows with the flight of years .. .. Tt is wrappedin the fog of the idler's Sdreamis, ;,its streets are paved with discarhed schemes, Aid are' sprinkled with useless tears. S-"Crocker Quality." "No, 'I can. never be your wife." "What ? Am I never to be known -as the -husband of the beautiful Mrs Smith ?" She succumbed. Vinegar .in the laandry is very use* ful-it brightens certain .colours and prevents them from running.
CHANGE OF FAITH. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
CHANGE OF FAITH. : An old:widow named Brian called ?on a rector of. a small Irish parish .vho.:gave.much time and attention to proselyting the Roman Catholic peasantry; and, on being shown into h·is library and asked by him what h?i ul?s'iness, was, she said, "Well, niow, ypur riverence, it's that I'd like °:ti td' Protestant.". r~ A' "Why do you wish to change your r eligioni ?'" Wio, 8 ':B 'Well now, I'm told your riverence giies a blanket and a dleg of t'rto? to an: ohne that turns.' " .Mr A.: - ??oo mean to say that you w ud sell your soul for a blanket ?" Wi\W?Vio tB. : "No, your riverence not without the leg of mutton:"
U.A.O.D. LOYAL CANTERBURY LODGE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
U.A.O.D. LOYAL CANTERBURY LODGE. The. Loyal, Canterbury. Lodge held their half-yearly presentation night on Monday evening last at the Dis pensary Hall, Cecil-place, Prahran. Owing to the absence of Bro. W. Beatty, A.D., who attended later in the evening, Bro. G. Jones, Vice-Arch Druid, was: called upon to act as chairman. During".the evening, D.P., Bro. Kinsman (Laurel), , in, the .ab pence of the members of the Grand Lodge and members of the Board of Directors, presented 'P.D.P., Bro. J. S. St. Leger, with a handsome framed P.D.P.'s diploma. Bro. St. Leger also received a gold Albert chain from the lodges in No. 8 District, in recognition of the able manner in which he had carried out the duties of District Pre sident. Bro. St. Leger, responding, wished to thaflk the 'Wattle Lodge and also the other lodges in the dis trict for the courteous manner in which he was always received in their different rooms. The'Arch' Druid (Bro. W. Beatty), in presenting a handsome diningroom clock t...
GUM CHEWING. MOST NATIONS HAVE SOME FORM OF THE CHEWING HABIT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
GUM CHEWING. MOST NATIONS HAVE SOME FORM OF THE CHIUWING HABIT. A habit which has miade astonnd ing progress during the last few years is that. of chewing, which bids fair to rival that of smoking itself.. In 'Atiericit the chewing habit has long been pirominent. What first i-trikes. the visitor is the fact thift upon every i-ar there are lines of womeii whose jaws "are incessant Sly mloving, showing that they, are chewingg gum . O ine -iuthority: tias sti ted that tsi. I iillioni ::)otii nls'.: 5: orth .of .g!nu-, is chewed en:.ena r./ , .it ritaii .the hniiit is'rapiidly; :making heaidway. It iayV.- rival. sniokinig' fromn the fact that gum-chewing. 'with. women takes the place of si6okinig, aier a r are ilmore w- onieiln thailt . . - . . ; At the sanie- titile, -athletes are go ing in largely for chewing while taking part iti s?sch sportsi asfoot ball. Indeed t-here are -football clilus \which- itav e their own special brands of chewing gun. .In Rugby. ranks the habit receivedi n...