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STAMP DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
STAMP DUTIES. --4----t- A Id. stamp is suttfcient for all cheques, no matter what the amount drown may be; but in the case of bills of exchange and promissory notes, the duties are to be regu. aInted according.to the valhe of the docu ment, as follows: Not exceeding £25 ... ... d. Lxectlinug £25, und not exceed. ing £50 ... ... ... Is. Exceeding £50, and not exceed ing £75 ... ... Is. d. . Exceeding £75, and not exceed ing £100 ... ... ...2s. Where it exceeds £100 thle fc will then be calculated at the rate of Is. for every £50 above that amount, or fractional part of £50.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
Sta .chhore ,tinlllehclltlth pultry,cattle, pigo, igo, ligons, and daiomestic atimllls goner ily, rid clgga all the year round is the illtariablc result of ai judicious use of Norris' Conlition Slpice, whlicll is hold i fin* otd by all chmtistas, storecliecprs, hc.,a t ls., 2e., i, taln ll 10s aoch, It is the only bonatblde hilrse and cattle spice over offcred to the public, afl tile unprecedented sucsaue which has attended its use ihas given rise to iinuioemuas worthle n andl in tomat tt01 ilositivcly ilijitiots itlitttiollt. Tbie pablic anr llurufiiro iali?ecd to e onl their guartl, and to take no other tbaln the origthail aiil gotihno Cotitifti. S rice for honscsi, Ictlic, piltry, kfc., Intranluc?l to the ipublic by Mr. T. W. Norris in 1871. Thie total tminter of tins scld duiring 1882 lunotlcl ti 58itif0, twliclt it itself is itultl ciolit lrnot oif the coxtolonlitliry vall of tlli article. Sole Manlufactlurers and Pro. trihtun, T. W. Noluls anid Co., (S. M. Dlltlon, Clatpcl.str...
LOCAL INVESTMENT COMPANIES. MASONIC HALL COMPANY LIMITED, PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
LOCAL INVESTMENT COM PANIES. MIASONIC HALL COMPANY LIMITED, PRAIIRAN. The first ordl:ary general meeting of shareholders of the above company, woa held at Potter's Post Office hotel, Chapel. street, Prahran, on Friday evenilg last. Mr. Thos. Kilpatrick, chairman of directors, prsldedl, and there were about a dozen shareholders present. REPORT AND ALANCOE SIIEET. "The'report stated that the directors had appohiited lMr. George M'Mullen a a rchlt cct, and had instructed htim to prepare plans. On tenders being receivedl it was found thal tile price asked for the work was higher than expected, and owillng to the shares not having been taken ue so freely as tesired, ann the 'stringency of the money market, the directors did not consider it nccessary to accept any-tenler; but on the owner of the majoiinng land proceeding to build, they had had the foundation wall put In to save expense in the future. The balance sheet showed that 278?i shares, paid up to 10., had been sold, but there were...
ENGLAND'S DRINK BILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
ENGLAND'S DRINK BILL. r. J, Cook, of Allenlle Housec, Cocker mollth, onldsi the folluwlng "calculations or ilItrations r to the drink bill of Englanld Its amount per hrtad of e Oti Imatul popllationt .•, £9 7s O7 lts aloent per each aver. auttlllily .,. ... ..; LIi 1', O ' Itt iL e I ... 071 tons 6' , sovenrciglus ldhl iOIng to eoltge o.. 028 acres iii hooIllh,?h~T?erelgn. fe to S(Or, rmi cl rhn,, from Carlilo toi Liverpool) ,in tw uLto uont, one sovereign 00r v 0d , 0 . lts ammlut per loch letter rin? ylrs S . .il .. ... .. £3 1Us 4
MUNICIPAL NEWS. ST. KILDA COUNCIL. MONDAY, MAY 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
[The following Articles appeared Sportion of Wednesday's issue. tDI1NCIOAl NEWS. ST. KILDA COUNCIL. MONDAY, i.AT 19. ,r-.atLtho Mayor (Or. S. E. Jeans), IOra. Barker, Conniberc, O'Donnell, Tonfcr, Jacoby, Pillcy, and Jennings. Sny.,LECTED COUNCILLOn.-Before the 'acsof the meeting wa sproceecde with, di. O'Donnell, retlrning oliceer of te WCt antI, oficially announcedl the ,nmof Cr. acoby to fili the seat ren. 0cred vacant by tle resignation of Ex-Cr. chalnnlon: y .The Mayor 'welcomed the i incillor in a few snitable remarks, id Cr. Jacoby replicd. L ?eT PfcLl?lABS.-A communication r edil from. MS Gierge. Turner, ;?.L.A., encleilg a reply from the :Post. noter.gcenml In regard to the erection of odlytal pillarnt the intcraction of Crimea. sieet n"d Charnwood-road. Tie dcpnrt. ,ment considercd n pillar at the place Namel wnunnecessry, as it was in too clote p1oimity to other pillars. Cr. Tur nor xplaincl that lie hnd ia?ited upon the .:piter.gcnenl in connection with this etioer in co...
A JOVIAL OUTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
A JOVIAL OUTING. -4--e A most enjoyable pclnic came to a sue cessful issue one day last week. A party calling themselves the St. Kilda Es. plaiadedt journeyed to the Yon Yvn -in a commodious drag and four, supplied by Mr. Tyrell, of well-known fame, of Inkerman street, St. Kilda. A start was made at nine o'clock from thie station, St. Kilda, and after four hours' plcas3ut drive the tryst ing ground was reached. Ample justice having been done to dinner, served in host Morriso's usual excellent style, a somcewhat novel proposition as to who would nmke the most humorous speechc befitting the occasion, was'carrted out. After solne fine elocution and witty remarks, the prize fell to the lot of Mr. Mullanocy, fter which thle usoul toasts were proceeded with. A visit to the storage place of the water supply of the city occupied a portion of thle after noon, until driven indoors by the rain, which colnulneuce? to come down in tor rents. Music and recitations were resortel to to occupy tleu ...
ALLEGED LARCENY FROM THE PERSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
ALLEGED ,LARCENY: FROM THE PERSON. ---4t-- At the St. Kilda police court on Tuelsday a young mina named : Walter Battie was brought up, charged with larceny of two sovercignbs from --tile person of George IIowrell. Prosecutor, a market ganlener, residing at South Brighton, deposed to having met the accused in the Corner hotel, St. Kihla Junetion, on the evening of the th uinst. Whilst witness played Yankee grab with his moate prisoner in sulted the latter, nand, subseqnently, chal lenged them both to fight. W\itrels left the bar and monted Iris waggln, when pri~ner .followel him out and, invit ing trim to come down, threatened to pluch his head. lie also challenged witnrre to fight him for .Ca, alil, on pulling out his purse, witnress eitherhad it snatched or knocked out of his hand. There were seven sovereigns and a £1 note in the purse, and on the sovereigns rolling out of .tle purse, prisoner picked two of them up anud decamped. Thisevidence was corrole?rated by a man namcdr Todd...
NEIGHBOURS' QUARRELS AT ST. KILDA. A WELL-KNOWN VIRAGO SEVERELY PUNISHED. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
NEIGHBOURS' QUARRELS AT ST. KILDA. A WE.LL.-KNOWN VIRAGO SEVERELY " PUNISHED. An intolerablsi'poeso'in th - peMron of IIannah Hynes, a notorious woman, resid. ing at Young-street, East St. Kilda, was disposed of by the St. Kilda bench on yestenlay. Hlynes was charged with insult ing words by Hannah Tuck, and with obscene language by Mary Spottiswoode. Both complainants were respectable-looking married women who hadt the misfortune of being Hyne' neighbors. 3Ir. Reynolds, appearing for Mrs. Tuck, stated that the "obscenity and beastliness" of IIynes was beyond expression. He could not call her a womana-he was something horriblc. That very morning slhe opened Mirs. Tack's door and emptied the contents of an unmention able vessel upon her floor, and her delight was to carry kerosene tins full of nightsoil and daub it over her neighbours fences. Both complainants deposed to the defendaut hav ing expresed herself in the most insulting and filthy terms on the evening of tlhe26tl nult., an...
PRAHRAN HOME AND COFFEE HOUSE CO., LTD. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
PBRAHIIAN HOME AND COFFEE HOUSE CO., LTD. *----+0-- The general half-yearly meeting of the above company' was held at the I'rabma Coffee Palace on Friday evenilg last. Pre sent-Mr. J. B. Crews (chairman), Messrs. Furneaux, Rayson, Robinsonl, Hole, Heath, and 'roase, directors, besides a large number of shareholders. Mr. Crews said that although they lad expected a welcome augmecntation of business consequent on the holding of the recent Exhibition, such had not been the c?se to arny rmarked ex tent, besides whicl nmany commodities rhad risen in value during the Inst half-year, thus raising, the cost of-maintenance, but thle directors had striven ard ad d worked as one manl for the purposc of presenting an acceptable balancc-sheet, and all their endeavors had been brought to bear for the purpose of reducing expenses to as low anl average as possible, thus making success as sure as' it could well be. Although they had oneaer two tlhings to contend against in attaining this end, he sca...
LEGAL DECISIONS ABOUT NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
LEGAL DECISIONS ABOUT NEWSPAPERS. 1. IF any person orders hiE paper to he discontinued, he must first pay all arrears or the publisher may continue to send until payment is made, and then collect the wshole 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-office, or re moving and leaving them uncalled for, is primafaoie evidence of intentionalfraud.
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. STAY THY PLAINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
THE POET'S CORNER. Ta? Editor is nlwys reody to recoelr original poettlrl eousioesl whlch will bo prbllh dlhen ,nithaol. It it. desred to ueltintor tho gift, and rolder this do nrtmeat of the roper iutercasinm nos ossible. STAY TIHY PLAINT. ?tay, stay thy plaint, thou murmurer, And e.rco thy frettinge rife, Thut Clotho hath not spun for thee A gildedl thread of life. An, dream nlot that each arching smileI That lights the weary way Doth blossom from a happy heart, " Aglee the livelonug day. For many a smile and strain of joy Doth hide a broken heart, Transpierccd by pain and dull despair, Tho' brave it plays its part. And manny a toiler in life's throng, With brave undaunted soul, Tho' faint and weary in the strife, Still strives to reach the gaol. Then stay thy plaint, thou murmurer, And cease thy frettings rife, The smiling mask thou eaviest May hide a broken life.
WORTH BEARING IN MIND. FORTUNES IN PRINTERS' INK. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
WORTH BEARING IN MIND. FORTUNES IN PRINTERS' INK. Don't expect an advertisement to bear fruit in one night. Bread is the staff of human life, and advertising is the staff of business. A thing worth doing is worth doing vell. A thing worth advertising is worth advertising well. The enterprising advertiser proves that to unlerstands how to buy, because in ad :ertising he knows ho.w to sell. People who advertise once only in three months forget that most folks cannot re member anything longer tlmn three days. If you cen arouse curiosity by an asdver tisement, it is a point gained. The fair tex don't hold all the curiosity in the world. Quitting advertising in dull times is lihe tearing out a dam because water is tow. Either plan will prevent good times erom coming. Trying to do business without ndverti.ing is like wnining at a pretty girl through a pair of green goggles. You may know what you are doing, but no one else does. Enterprising people are beginning to learn the virtue of adve...
THE CYCLORAMA. THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO. A NOVEL ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
THE CYCLORAMA. -4- THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO. A NOVEL ENTERTAINMENT. The cyclorama is the latest entertainment introduced in tho colonies, Sydney being the first to establish one. That in the sister capital is a representation of the " Battle of Gettysburg," and is one of the most interesting, marvellous, and yet educa. tional sights we have ever seen. It is meeting with warm support, and has earn d gool opinions freem all who have witnessed it. A similar exhibition has been opened in Melbourne in a largo rotunda built for the purpose in the Victoria Parade, the scene being the "Battle of Waterloo." Last night a private view was given to a number of persons including the repre. sentatives of the Press. The scene is a representation of the memorable battle, and is painted with a most realistic effect and is a sight that should not be missed, as no conception can be formed from a description, he it ever eo minute. The cyclorama will be open forsome mouths, at least, and will no doubt for...
AS WE GO TO PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
AS WE GO TO PRESS. .Mr. G. L. Skinoer, solicitor, of the well. known finn of Skinner and fBrooke, who han just returned after a twelve mouthe' trip to Europe, was welcomed back to Prahran last night by his brother Masons Last night a private view was given of the "Uattle ot Waterloo"--the nlow Cyclorama that has just been erected in Victoria larade. Thi sight is mont realis. tic and muot be seen to be fully appeciated. The exhibition will take its placeas once of the principal sights of Melbourne. A quantity of local and general matter is given on our flith(supplementary) page, and also several items on page four. Some of these reports appearcd in a portion of Wednlesday's issue. Tomorrow tile second anniver?nry of the Bible Christian Methodist Church will be celebrated. Special sermonu will be preached, in the morning by the Rlev. W. Bettiss, and iu the evening by the Rev. A. Rogera In the afternoon a service of song, entitled "Little Minnie," will be given by an efficelnt choir. O...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
Special Advertisements. (-QUEEN'S BIRTHDADY.--Plenlc Vnns for hire. Apply 69 Iigh-street, E09t Prmi09. S(TOLEN or Stray.~al, youg l6 ,69 . Return, 17 ?Gra~ille-street. Ph-r. 1 69 1. To LET.-Phrnhnn, .14-4M olwniog fo" Wood or Tiuhcr 3nrn; useb Eninonud saw-I uoh, 0.ON, 9 Ch pldst-t. TRINTING of Every Dsiption erecated In n PI ,c~lrier style on the Shlortest Notice, nt the OOlca of thi, pIlmrr REV.O. COPLAND will LECTURE "on Jo3 lrighbt.; Cg,0gmntiotat Chuggrcgh Sgl rorm, P 0909nn, Monda~y udng. ijAHRIAN.- Centre Clnpel.Btrcet, 2 westory _ Urick SIOP. Splcnilid invesCtnot. Inipidly ImroHsisg. Iunter & Co., 25 Groill-.tnrct., 1l250h5,. ElRlsoln. - OST.-rPUSE cotninin5 money lost between * Prahrn potflleu ud Gravilld-strcet ril ,,-sytation. l?°s.a l on returnng to MIrs. NICOL, Grvilslestret, Prallmn. C SUCKLING, Uopir al, Orcn ttkcr, an . Geneml BUlacklltlh, Chaspel.treet, South Ya-rr (noet 'U-b Stblcs Oens,. Kitchen Rllges and every dmerilio f uf Iron Work nmde and romlared. I...
A MONUMENT TO TEMPERANCE. RECHABITE HALL, PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
A MONUMENT TO TEMPER ANCE. RECHABITE HALL, PRAHRAN. We are enabled to furnish our readers this issue with an accurate wood-cut of the hnndsome new prcmiscs erected for the Perseverance Tent of techabites, in Clar. nce-street, I'ramhr. In a previous issue we gave some descrip tive particulars regarding this building, and thus it would be superfluous to recapitulate them here. The hall is a credit to the city of Prahran, and is an example of the pro grcss which characterises the Rechabite order. Some strange superstitioos are connected with eggs, and Scotch fishermen believe so firmly in some of them, that they are most averse to having them on boal, asserting that they bring adverse winds with them. In the west of England, there is a strong objection to having birds eggs brohght into the house, although it is quite allowable to have them up on the w.llls outside.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
You can't cat enough in a week to last a year, and you can't advertise on that plan, either. 7fcllowray's 1Pill.-- Nervousness and want of cnerg.-WWhon first thie nerves feel unstrung, and listlestess supplanto energy, it Is the riglht time to take soneo altcrative as lfollowy's - Pills to prevent dlisonlier ruintng into disease. T'he? exccl ,lent, Pills correct all irregularitios and weeaknc-ice. They net.?s kindly, yet so energettenly oln the fuoctions of digestion and nsclitatlon t!eci the wrhole tooy is revivdl, the blood is renderal richer and purer, thle llscles Ibecomlle lirlllr and stronger, and the nervous anld absrbetll .ovtemtes a r inv51ciiOlc, . T'hese Pill- arce ' ?lhablte fur all el?cees anid llci age-. TtheyI a: vre a most dc rielloue effect Upo nle o Iphec wlho arc out of condition; tley seccc crectify whachtrver is in fault, restore trCngtlcI to the body-and conscience to the mintL--FLeVr.J TI1AMWAY ACCIDENT. On Saturday night last a lady was stepping from a tram w...
A SERVANT GIRL AND THE PRAHRAN BENCH. A HARD CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 18 May 1889
A SERVANT GIRL AND THE " P-- PRAHRAN BENCH. ... -4 A IHARD CASE. T'IE lot of a servant girl in this colony is not always so.happy as some folks would have us believe. She is pro verbially impudent and independent, ;nd is msore often in the wrong than' in "the right; but there, are exceptions to this as well as to every other rule. A .notable. exception has been engaging the attention of- the Prahran magis trates-for some time past. On Monday Slasi" an Irish servant girl named ALlcE M'SwnNEiN, sued Mrs. AUELIA GRANT, wife of Mr. DANIEL GRnNT, and sister to?Mr. SAmoan LYoNs, the well-known '-oliitor iand conveyancer, for the sum of £12 12s., which has been due to her since September, 1888, forwages. Some time ago the girl obtained a verdict in thePrahran court against the husband * of the present defendant, and proceeded to distrain upon a piano and other goods to satisfy- the'order of the court. The exeeution, was, however, .stayed and rendered nugatory by Mr.- Snuxn LyoNs. 'appearin...