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Building on Low-lying Land. MALVERN CALLS A CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Building on Low-lying Land. MALVERN CALLS A CONFERENCE. The Prahran Council, at its meeting on Monday evening, received a com munication from Cr. S. Wilson, Mayor of Malvern, asking that a delegate be sent to a conference to consider the question of buildings being erected on low-lying land. Cr. Embling moved that the chair man of the Health Committee (Cr. Chambers) be appointed as the coun cil's delegate. Cr. Naylor objected to Cr. Chambers going to the conference, as he was. "biassed." Cr Ginn favored the communication merely being "received." Cr. McIlwrick stated that the question of building on low-lying land had been before the Municipal Association for some time. The matter at issue was as to whether buildings should be allowed on land that could not be sub divided or drained. Cr. Nicolson said quite recently the council was forced to register a plan of subdivision when they knew the land was below flood level. Cr. Chambers said he would not attend the conference because Cr. N...
Grouped Animals Elusively Named. EVEN [?] SPORTSMEN PUZZLED TO REMEMBER ALL TERMS. LIST THAT TESTS MEMORY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Brouped Animals Elusively II Named. EVEN .L .- SPOR'P~SEN PULZ ZLED 'TIO IEMEMIEI., ACLL TERMS. LIST THAT TESTS MEMORY. At a recenut. 3. shoot, acord ing to a Society chronicler, there was an argument amongi't the guests ;is to the generally- icceptedl terms in use amongst trappers, ..huniters,; and sportsmen, to descriibe the: vari: ious groups of birds fdlil it:'iiiiilsi nwithl- vhich they condme, in contaCti iwas in ate that none inr die conin ani cotild give; ofghud. frown. Ieiiii"o;y. accurate fis ?i twenty suih terms. The iager wne ,not" Inl ilp,"-:p for n.one of those Ipresent, thoughi ill good sportsmtn. nnd some of them big gaire hunters,L would back himself to recollect even a dozen of the terms in question. On trial it was found to be far from easy to get such a list to tether, owing to the diversity of sources. However, with some trou ble, the following collection was comnpiled, arid may be relied on as aii accurate ouie. Amongst the animals we find a: "herd" of elephant...
REX DENHAM'S LUCK. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
REX DENHAM'S LUCK. It was ten o'clock in the evening, and Rex Denham was strolling about the streets and smoking and think ing He had landed from an ocean liner that day. He had.been.two years abroad to forget things. He sked himself if he had succeeded, and he shook his head and sighed. No; he hadt not forgotten. She probably had, just as thousands of other women had. Had he been too hasty in speaking the words that brought on the quarrel? .If you charge me with that: I never want to see your face again!" she had said. When a lover thinks h?c hlas a ri'ial it is really worse than if- hc.know, it jo i, a fact and can meethim. g 'S she flirting ? Was it true, as somie persons hadl iliipercdl, tl ha Ahe gloried in bredking men' shearts for feii? He had asked hiniself tlhc question in London-Paris-Berlin on the land and on the sea -but- he. had never answered it to6:his own satisfaction. He was asking it again to-night as he sauntered and smoked. - A. girl 19 or 20 years old passed him...
Prahran Lyric Theatre. IMPROVEMENTS BEING MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Prahran Lyric Theatre. IMPROVEMENTS BEING MADE. At its meetiing on Monday even ing last, the Prahran Council was in receipt of a communication from the manager of- the Lyric Theatre (Mr V. Upton Brown), stating-In reply I t your letter re the improvementas: the Lyric Theatre, Prahran, I hlar to say that as the plans submitttd for the approval of your health coal mittee show, the platform is purely and simply a concert platform. It is fitted with footlights for singing and such items as may ordinarily be in a concert. The fact that there is no proscenium to the footlights showa the impossibility of producing any other form of entertainment. It is not our scheme to produce anything in th- way of dramatic performance apirt frem lecturing, and, possibly singing, or occasionally elocutionary items, *n conjunction with picturte suited to such items. Cr Chambers, chairman of the health committee, moved-" That subject to the proposed concert plat, form and dressing rooms in connec" tion wit...
AMERICAN FUR-HUNTING. THE TRAPPER. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
AMIERICAN FUR-HUNTING. -4----- THE. TRAPPER. If:he. manages to take a silver fox, .the. trapper is in great luck, for the pelt of a prime specimen of that ani mal is worth, three hundred pounds to. the man who buys it down at .Edmonton, and the very best will bring the buyer as much as five hun dred pounds. But the trapper gets few iilvier foxes, and for these he re ceives a price much smaller than the figure at wihich the white trader will eventually make his sale. The ani mal of which the trapper wiH prob -:ably capture most is the lynx. One firm of. traders brought eight thou sand lynx into Edmonton last sum mer, and these formed only a part of the total receipts. Others which are taken in large numbers are beavers, bears, otters, wolverines, minks, martens, mlsk-rats, musk-oxen, fish ers, weasels, and white, red, black, and cross fox. Tens of thousands ar& trapped dturing the course of a season. The? huittr odr trapper must carry traps and supplies into the remotest regi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
FR·:iASER and' MORPHE T ' .for (Good Printing. .. DWARD OUR £20 .G CIFT TO ALL SMARRIED A business may have REPUTATION without much SWOMEN CHARACrER, or it may have character without still in force much reputation. Character is what we are; re . n F putation is what we are THOUGHT to be. Any busl. ness which Is intended to be a perpetual instltu tion, as this one is, MUST HAVE BOTH. Every son of Adam, prince or plough boy, genius or dunce, is cast In the same image, and mould d in the same clay; yet every man differs from his fellow. Every good tailor uses the same sort of fabrics, linings, trimmings and buttons; yet every tailor's tailoring differs from another's. You can no more fathom the riddle of the human mind than you can plumb the depth of the ocean. A EDWARD LOVE & Co.s SUIT DIFFERS FROM EVERY OTHER-good style without freakishness - good material without ostentation -good fit without exaggeration. These are the things to look for In a EDWARD LOVE A CO.'S SUIT. Space...
THE AMERICAN TOURIST. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
- THE AMERICAN TOURIST, :Tlic- tourist who had secured a guide iiitli ln :a- feir moments after his ar rival: -in -Rome sPoke crisply to the man :::I've only got an hour or so to slpare for: Rome;' he said, "and :i,?ait.:to see just two thiags--one's St. Peter's and the other is the For um: Take me to them both as quick as y-ou can." ( Thi guide engaged a carriage, into 'which the tourist jumped, and after a few words from the guide to the dri :er: the equipage started off at a brisk rate. Suddenly it stopped, and the tourist ceased his fire of ques tions abruptly: "Hop out," he said to his guide, urging him by a slight push. "Now which is this, the For um or St. Peter's ?"
HIS SPECIALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
HIS SPECIALITY. "I hear, doctor, that my friend Brown, whom you have been treatilig so long for liver complaint, has Cied of stomach trouble," said one of the phliysician's patients. "Don't you believe all you hea-," replied the doctor. "When I treat a man for liver complaint he dies of liver complaint." - " Everybody's Magazine."
WHERE TO BEGIN. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
WHERE TO BEGIN. "Look here," said the reforming husband, "we must have things ar ranged in this house so that we shall know just where everything is kept." "With all my heart," sweetly ano swered his wife, "and let us begin with your late hours, my love. I should very much like to know wlhere they are kept."-"Stray Stories."
Prahran Court. MILK PROSECUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Prahran Court. MILK PROSECUTION. At the Prahran Court on Monday, before Messrs. Mackinnon (chairman), Curwen-Walker, Bangs, and Hislop, J's.P., A. L. Wilson, St. Kilda, was charged with having sold a sample of milk below the standard on May 4. Mr. Herald appeared for the pro secution. Henry Rider, city inspector, stated that he took a sample from defen dant's hand can, and defendant him self gave witness a sample from the bulk can. The analysis showed that while the hand can sample complied with the standard, that from the bulk can was 3 per cent. deficient in fatty solids. This, it was stated, was caused through defendant not mixing the milk in the bulk can before he sold the sample. The Bench imposed a nominal fine of 2/6, with £1/1/- costs. DOGS. W. C. Watts, dog registration officer, summoned several persons for not having their dogs registered, and fines of 5/- were imposed, defendants also being ordered to pay the 5/- registra tion fee and 2/6 costs. DISMISSED. Isaac Norden su...
Prahran Council Employes. ANNUAL SMOKE SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Prahran Council Employes. ANNUAL SMOKE SOCIAL. The Prahran corporation employes, otherwise . known as "outside workers," held their annual smoke social in the Town Hall on Wednesday evening. There was a big crowd of them present, and the city surveyor (Mr. Gilchrist) occupied the chair. At the top table were seated the Hon. Donald Mackinnon (State Attorney General), Mr. J. F. Hannan, M.H.R., Cr. Rupert Nicolson, Cr. Morris, Cr. McIlwrick, Mr. R. Ambler, Mr. Jas. Doeg, Mr. D. Ross, and others. The chairman said apologies had been received from the Mayor (Cr. E. H. Willis), who was not in good health, Cr. G. N. Heyward, and the town clerk (Mr. Jno. Romanis). Mr. A. Strongman was called upon to propose the toast of the Federal and State Parliaments. That he was taken by surprise was more than evident, and it was quite a time before he could collect hiimself and his scattered thoughts to rise to speak. When he eventually did stand up, he said never before in his life had he been called ...
PRAHRAN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
PRAHRAN MARKET. By Looker-on. For certain hours on three days of the week-Wednesda) s, Fridays, and Saturdays -the Pra'ran market, Commercial road, is open for busi ness. And business seems to be exceedingly brisk on each day. The wri er took a run through the market between 1 and 2 o'clock on Wednes. day. Crowds of women were in the market. Others were rushing in at the trot. Others were passing out sIlowly and heavily laden with many of the edibles which every househo!d, be it rich or poor, is ever and anon demanding. The recent rains have pushed ahead a plentiful supply of vegetables. Cabbages there are which are fit to set before a King. Big, compact, well developed, and hearts as hard as a rock. For a cabbage to have a hard heart speaks well as to its nature. With a human being its the reverse. Two women walk towards a pile of cabbages, amongst which there were some splendid specimens. They each spoke in terms of eulogy of the vegetables. Said one (with an un doubted foreign ac...
Future of the Motor Bus SCHEME OUTLINED BY MR HOLDSWORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Future of the Motor Bus SCHEME OUTLINED BY MR HOLDSWORTH. Under the auspices of the Ma'vern Ratepayers' Defence League, Ex Or A. A. Holdsworth, of Prahran, spoke in the Tivoli Picture Theatre. Glen ferrie road, on the subjeci of street passenger transport, and he outlined a suggestion to secure the conversion of the present cable system in 1916 without undue loss to the ratepayers. The cable system, he said, cost [1,706,794 to construct, an average cost per mile of track of £38,000. The rolling stock was the property of the company. and would have to be purchased by the Trust, and it was doubtful if the machinery and plant would not have to be purchased also. To electrify this system would mean a great expense in laying new track and overhead equipment, and the establishing of power stations. There would be a sum in the hands of the Tramway Trust amounting to about [50.000, which might be used to purchase the present rolling stock. Electrification would take four years to compete, a...
Rounders. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Rounders. After an exciting game of rounders in the Fawkner Park last Saturday between schools representing Punt road and Malvern road, the former won. The scores were-Punt road 27, Malvern road 22, Punt roat thus winning by 5 rounders. It was at first thought that Malvern road would win, but Punt road played well in their last innings. Violet LeMaitre, who bowled for Punt road, reflec:ed credit on herself and her team. Punt road's best players were D. Burke, E, Dryden, V LeMaitre. R. Watson, U. Laws. Best players for Nlalvern road-S. Roe, I. Bromley, D. Warby, G. Pelling, D. Usher. Both sidts were pleased with the umpiring done by Mr George. The match played between Arma dale and foorak at Union street park was won by the latter. Both teams were short of players, and Armadale, who played with only six, found it too much for them against a team of eight. Not takming this into account, Toorak played a good game. The final scores were 40 to 3o. Miss Carnaby, who umpired, again showed ...
Hawksburn State School. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Hawksburn State School. Lady Helen Munro Ferguson paid a visit to the Hawksbu n (Malvern Road) State school on Thursday morning. She was re ceived by the head master (Mr C. S. Halkyard), and members of the school committee-Mr Ta lor (chair. man), Mr Arthur (correspondent), Mr Furneaux, Mr Davies, and Mesdames Dew and Perry. A little boy and girl presented Her Excel lency with artistic bouquets. A guard of honor was in attendance, and at the infants department Miss Thomas welcomed the distinguished visitor. Lady Helen Munro Fer guson took a keen interest in the infant classes, which sang " Morning Hymn of Praise," also other choruses, and went through physical exercises. The senior scholars at physical drill in the school grounds were subs-quent'y visited. In the course of a few remarks, Lady Helen Munro Ferguson returned thanks for the cordiality of her reception. and expressed appreciation at what she had seen. She had visited schools in Scotland, and she was pleased to say that th...
FAWKNER ELECTORATE. THE LIBERAL CANDIDATE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
FAWKNER ELECTORATE. THE LIBERAL CANDIDATE. A number of representatives of the male and female Liberal organisa tions within the Prahran division of the Fawkner electorate assembled in the Greville street room on Thursday evening for the purpose of taking sters to properly organise in the interest of the selected Liberal can didate (Mr F. Carse). Cr Merris occupied the chair. After a general discussion had taken place, it was decided that each Liberal organisa tion within the Prahran division be asked to send two representatives to form an executive committee. Mr A. H. Woodful, LL.M., was elected chairman, and Mr Joseph Rogers secretary. Mr Carse delivered a short address. He urged the neces sity of individual effort, enthusiasm and canvas. Fawkner was aLiberal seat, and if only they could over come the apathy which lost the seat last election, Fawkner would be re gained for Liberalism. -----------'-'--. -
Beard Benefit Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Beard Benefit Fund. The committee of the above met at the Railway Hotel, Chapel street, Windsor, on Thursday evening, Mr C, Patten presiding over a large at tendance of members. The secre tary, Mr W. Warren, read several letters from well known ladies and gentlemen, intimating their intention to do all they possibly could to assis the cause. A first-class programme has been prepared under the special supervision of Mr Heales, and, as will be seen by the programme, lead ing artists have promised to assist, and the committee would like all patrons who intend to be present at the conceit next Wednesday, 8th inst., at the A.N.A. Hall, High.st., Prahran, to come eaily, as the sale of tickets has been vtry large. The committee desire to. convey their best thanks to Mr P. F. Hogan, Duke of York Hotel, for defraying the reat of the hall, and also provid ing refreshments for the artists. The foilowing don tions have been re ceived up to date-Mr Norman Baylts, M.L A., £i Is; Mr Geo. Fairbairn...
Amateur Athletics. MALVERN HARRIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
A Amateur Athletics. 1 MALVERN HARRIERS. S The Malvern Harriers (16) held a pack run at Surrey Hills,the distance covered during the afternoon being e about eight miles. A. B. Clarke (pace) selected a course in the direc Stron of Butwood, leading the pack over some very hilly and rough e country From the start it was seen Sthat Clarke was runnir.g well, and Sthat he was not going to spare the Sruoters. The pack seitled down for a fast run Most of the men kept well together, but there were one or two novicts in the pack who felt the e pace, and the whip (C. E. Coe) had Sto use his whistle flrequently to cheek Sthose in front. On nearing Burwood .1 the pack circled towards Surrey Hills once mo e, crossing Gardiner's s Creektwice. The appearanceofthe e harriers' clothing towards the finish Sof the run bore evidence of the fact s that numerous barb wire fences had been encountered. No one was sorry t when Canterbury road was reached, and there was only a mile of level "going" before the...
Firewood Act Prosecutions. SOLICITOR'S COSTS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Firewood Act Prosecu tions. SOLICITOR'S COSTS. Speaking at the Prahran City Council meeting on Monday evening Cr Morris referred to what he termed a great injustice under the Firewood Act, when a large amount of costs were given against persons who were prosecuted. He had heard it said that the magistrates could not help this. When a solici tor knew that defendants would all plead guilty he (Cr Morris) did not know why heavy costs should be given against them. He understood that the council received the fines in such oases and the solicitor the costs. It would be a fine thing for the city solicitor if he had cases of the kind evey week. It was a great injustice to the ratepayers, and he hope d that his remarks would be taken notice of Cr G. N. Heyward, who is a Justice of the Peace, said Cr Morris's remarks were very uncalled. Coun cillors who were J P.'s did not adju dicate in cases where the counoil was interested: Or Morris said he never implicated any councillor. They said in co...