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MALVERN'S PROGRESS. THE VALUERS' REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
HAL VERN'S PROGRESS. THE VALUERS' REPORT. The report and return of the Malvern valuers (Messrs Yeatman and Walters) of the rateable pro- perty in the town of Malvern for 1907-8 was received by the local council on Monday evening as follows North ward-1907-8,, £47,683, as against ¿"46 954 for 1906-7. South Ward-1907 8. ¿"49,351, as against ¿"47,180 for 1906-7. Central Ward-1907 8. £44,156, as against ¿"41,033 for 1906-7. East Ward-1907-8, ¿"18,204, as against ¿"18,000 for 1906-7. The total for 1907 8 was £169,273, as against £153,167, giving a total increase for 1907-8 of £6,106. The number of houses in Malvern was reported as follows 1S07. 1906 Northward ... 656 ... 545 Southward ... 1033 ... 960 Central ward ... 1098 ... 1073 East ward ... 261 ... 246 Totals ... 2948 ... 2824 Increase for 1907, 124. Cr Carroll moved that the valuers' report be received. Cr Holmes seconded the motion, and in doing so said it was a matter for congratulation that there had been an increase. Malvern ha...
BOWLING. THE FAWKNER TROPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
BOWLING ! THE FAWKNER TROPHY. The first round of matches for the above trophy «ras played on Saturday last. The following are the results : S.M.C.C., 146, beat St. Kilda, 68. Melbourne, 104, beat South Mel- bourne, 72. Armadale, toa, beat Prahran, 96. The defeated dubs, as mentioned above, are now out of the competition. The second round for the Falkner trophy will be played on February 8.
Wit and Humor. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
Wit and Humor. j The grasshopper has, accorJinç to its siza, 120 times the kicking power of an average man. I* must be exciting iim°3 for the young grass- hoppers which go courÜDg and fi id thc o'd man at home. Jayscn-I want to hire a ho-fie He must be gentle and quiet, inust'n kick, ur bite, or Live v stable keeper-You wi!! &lt;ind a toy shop in the next street. You want a rocking horse. Employer-I'd engî^ you for the place at once, only I tn:is: have a married man. j Applicant-Keep the place opon j for sn hour, sir: i'll fix that! li's I easier to get married than to get a I job. ¡ I 'Airy- Wot does 'Mci traas fer j ab'e ' mean on this tickst ? Pat-Sure.it means that you won't | be admitted if ye don't go yerselt. j Tether-We call transparent t homebodies which we can see th rough. I Emmi, mme a transparent object, j Emma-Th j key-h JIÏ '. j I Johnny-Pa ! ¡ Yes, my v >n j Why do they always tie sausages together wi-h a string'.' S ! that they can't walk away, I suppose,...
The "Tack Fiend." [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
The "Tack Fiend." The "Tack Fiend" Rot to work again in the big N.S.W., 55 miles Amateur Road Race, beid near Parramatta, on Sa'unlay, when tig riders competed. The sooner an example is made of some of these gentry, the bettc-r for cycling in this country. The Dualop Companys test case for a similar offence is to be held at Terang (Vic.) on the 12th . in it I
Prahran Ladies' Benevolent Society. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
Prahran Lad ios' Benevolent j Society. ' _rn\_ -vu; The committee of clio i'r&Iirau, Sjutlj Yarra and 1 oorak Ladies' ii«uuvol«ut Society report having relieved y 7 i*.*s«s weekly during the fortnight ending 3 Ut Oct. The cases numbered ll.» adults and 144children. Theuiluit*com- prised 51 widows, 9 de-ortod wires, 17 married couples, H aged and single in- dividuals, and IS wives whoso husbands are away. The expenditure for the fortnight was £27 18s (ii. Assistance ia clothing may be sent to ' Airlie,' Lara street, ¡south Yarra, RQj ia money to the Hon. Treasurer. ' Glenore,' ^ ellington strati'-. St Kilda, or the Hon. Secretary, ' Ellerton,' Lmsail roi!, 'I uorak. During the past forçaient ~>i visits to cases of illness amongst the poor were paid by Nurse Smith.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
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The Standard SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH, 1907. Prahran Trades Club. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH, 1907. Prahran Tradaa Club. Ät the annual meeting of the Prahran Trades Clob last week a member brought forward a motion to widen the scope of the club, i.e., by permitting citizens to become members, although they may not be " master " tradesmen, r In a discussion that ensued it ap- pears that those favorable to the proposed change held the opinion that with the advance of the times the master tradesman, as he has been known hitherto, is gradually becoming reduced in number. The meeting referred to was told that it was becoming a case of master tradesmen in a very I big way of business, or, on the other hand, those who conduct their buei 9 ness operations on much more c modest lines ; that the " big" man is overshadowing the "little" man, and I that in consequence the Prahran t Trades Club finds it difficult to im . prove its position from a numerical standpoint. The concensus of opinion against the motion seemed to be comprised in one query 1 What extra indu...
Cycling Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
Cyoling Notes. The dates for holding the 3 days' Victorian Motor Contest have been shifted back a week, the 5th. 6th. and 7th December now being the days decided on by the Auto- mobile Club of Victoria. As the .conditions of the trial have been framed on easy lines, a very large and representative entry is antici- pated. Mr S. F. Edge, the well-known English motorist who astounded the world by*covering the almost in- credible distance of 15S1 miles 1310 yards in 24 hours (equal to an average speed throughout of 65 £ miles an hour) on the banked cement track at Brooklands (England), has been approached by the directors of the British Museum, with a view of Mr Edge handing his Dunlop shod, six cylinder, 60 h.p. Napier car over to the museum authorities, so that it can be exhibited to future genera- tions as trie first piece of mechanism i that carried a bman being at the rate . of over a mile a minute for a full day. i Francis Birt les, the overland mg cyclist who recently left Sydney...
Railway Regulations. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
Railway Regulations, At the Prahran Court on Thursday last several persons were charged, before Messrs Flintofc (chairman), Hyslop, Chambers and Davies.J's.P., on the information of Inspector Borsum, with breaches of the railway regulations. Helen Ralph Kew, was fined io/, with 5/- costs, for having travelled on the Oakleigh line without a ticket, on October 3. Emma M. Hutchinson of Elsternwick, was charged with having travelled with- out a ticket between Sandringham and South Yarra on September 28. Defendant said that sbe had lost her ticket, and in mistake presented a wrong one. A fine of 5/- was imposed, with 2/6 costs. John Nicholls and his wife, May Nicholls, of Carlton, were charged with having travelled between Flinders street and Toorak on October 3 in a first-class carriage with second-class ticket?. A fine of 5/- was imposed in ea&lt; h case, with 10/- costs. Kathleen Kemple, of Malvern, was fined 5/ with 5/- costs, for having travelled in a first-class carriage wi...
Her Majesty's Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
Her Majesty's Theatre. Another huge success hms bean 'scored by the above popular theatre, where " The .Girls of. Gottenberg," by the RoyaltCcmic Opera Com- pany, is áráwng packed booses. The opera is brimful of pretty music, which never fails to bit the taste of patrons, whilst the funnyism of the redoubtable Mr Geo. Laurie always creates genuine merriment. The cast of characters is, as usual under the management of Mr J. C. Williamson, a strong one, containing as ft does the names of those who are "stars " in their particular lines. The opera should be seen and heard to be thoroughly appreciated, and citizens who desire a bright evening's enter- tainment should not fail to pay a visit to " The Girls of Gottenberg " at Her Majesty's.
Ramsay Memorial. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
Ramsay Memorial. ' Arrangements have been made to unveil the memorial fountain to the late Dr. J. K. Ramsay, of Prahran, at .2.30 p.m. on Saturday next, 16th inst. The ceremony will be performed by the Mayor, Cr Upton. The cost of the fountain has been subscribed principally by members of the district friendly societies, and was presented to the council, and it is to be erected outside the new Municipal gardens in Malvern road. Subscribers, councillors and other members of the public will be present at the un- veiling. The late Dr. Ramsay not only performed great work in his professional capacity towards mem- bers of friendly societies, but in gratuitously tending the poor and afflicted he made his name revered and respected. Hence the members of friendly societies thought it expedient and proper that steps should be taken to perpetuate the ?ama and memory of one who had so often, freely and voluntarily, acted the good Samaritan. The water fountain is of neat design, and, being plac...
Free Lending Library. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
Free Lending Library. c T^I ...?_.! T _ _ _^ r_ C Ine agitation that was set aloot " by the combined friendly societies of | Prahran for a free lending library is likely to be;ir fruit. We understand £ that opinion is favorable to the Mechanics' Institute and Public Library working in co-operation in the establishment of a lending library, a This is a matter that has been i "talked of" for some years past, I There is no doubt that both the \ Library and the Institute possess a s splendid assortment of books, and v should the agitation on the part of the r. friendly societies result in a free lending library being brought about c -as there is every likelihood that it t will-Prahran citizens may consider f themselves in a very fortunate t position indeed. Prahran Library c lias the name of being the best out of i Melbourne, and with its many thousands of volumes cou'd be in a r position to (jive practical effect to a \ consummation of "One house one t book !"
New Buildings. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
New Building«. A return prepared by Mr Calder, city surveyor of Prahran, shows that the total number of new buildings erected in the city of Prahran during IQ06 7 was 173 (composed of brick), and 30 (composed of wood). The to- tal cost of the buildings was ^102,117 io/-, made up in the different wards as follows :-Toorak ward, ¿"20,044; South Yarra ward, ¿35488 10/; Prthraa ward, £30,892; Windsor ward, ¿"15,693. Building fees received, ,¿"224/10/-.
Prahran Destructor. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
Prahran Destructor. The formal opening of the Prahran refuse destructor takes place on Saturday next, íóthinst, at 3.30 p.m., when Mayor Upton will duly perform the ceremony. The fires have been going at the destructor for some days past, and during next week the first lot of refuse will be burned. It is anticipated that everything will be ÍD good going order by next Saturday. The Prahran council has decided that recommendations brought for- ward by the destructor committee be adopted as follows :-That the pri2e of ¿io i os. offered for the best design of refuse cart be divided eanally between "Draughtsman" and "Pioneer"; that one sample refuse cart be ordered at a cost of ^"30 before calling for tenders for a large number ; that the necessary steps be taken to purchase under the compul- sory clauses of the Local Government Act the two cottages in Surrey-road adjoining the refuse destructor ; that tenders be invited for the installation of electric light fittings at the destruc- tor...
Councillor Densham. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
Counoilloi* Deniham. Under date, London, 30,9 '07, the Mayor of Prahran, Cr Upton, has received a post card from Cr W. Deasham, who has been on a tour abroad during the past few months. Some characteristic remarks are contained on the post card, which has a view of Westminster Abbey. Cr Densham hopes that everybody is ' all alive," and expresses one or two other sentim nts, mainly humorous. Citizens will be pleased to know that the post card left Cr Densham in good health and spirits.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
ADVICE TO MOTHERS I-Are you broken in your rest by a sick child suffering with &lt; the pain of cutting teeth ? Go at once to a i chemist and get a bottle of Mrs Winslow's i Soothing Syrup. It will relieve the poor ! satterer immediately. It is perfectly hann- \ less and pleasant to taste, it produces natural, , quiet sleep, by relieving the child from paia, : and the little cherub awakes " as bright as , a button." It soothes die child, it softens ! the gums, allays all pain, relieves wind, regulates the bowels, and is the best known ' remedy for dysentery «nd diarrhoea, whether I arising from teething or other causes. Mrs &lt; Winslow's Soothing Syrup sold by Medi- ] cine dealers everywhere. .LINSEED COMPOUND.' The , .Stockport Remedy' for coughs and colds Of 40 years' proven efficacy. s
CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
CRICKET Last SatAd» -Riehmond met Prahran on tnerformer?sground, and Bichmond succeeded in putting up a score of 328. Stephens made 134, D. Smith 88, and Dakin .23. Bowling,-Kyle, one wicket for 73 rans ; Ranking, none for 59 ; Gray, one for 74; Rogers, four for 37; J.. Horan, two for 23 ; Jones, none for 35 ; T. Horan, none for 19. St. Kilda started batting against Essendon, and compiled a total of 282. Dudgeon xnade the highest score, 68, with Matthews next with 39. Other scores were-Punsbon 54, Burgess, 36, Smith 32, Wenborn 17, Armstrong 13, Ainslie 2, Fitzgerald 4, Tucker 5, Earl 6. Essendon went in, and has one wicket'down for 6 runs, Matthews being the bowler. In the seoond grade Williamstown met Prahran. Williamstown batted first, and scored 156. Prahran bowling-Wainwright, two for 20; Smith four for 68; Christie, one for 13. Prahran had 80 minutes to bat, and scored 80 runs for the loss of one wicket, Whitehead made 38, while Eustace carried out his bat for 35. St. Kilda ba...
Destructor Engineer. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Standard — 9 November 1907
Destructor* Engineer. In response to a call for applies- I tions (or the position of enginear for j the Prahran refuse destructor, the ; council has received 44 replies, a large number of which are accom- panied by excellent testimonials. Some marine engineers are applicants ] for the position. The 44 applicants t have so far been reduced to eight, ^ and City Surveyor Calder has been c instructed to have a persona' inter- view with the eight with a view to t advising the council as to a final choice.