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DANDENONG ROAD AND DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT LEAGUE. REQUESTS TO PRAHRAN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
DANDENONG ROAD AND IDISTRIGT IMPROVEMENT LEAGUE. REQUESTS TO PRAHRAN COUNCIL. At the meeting of the Prahran City Council on Moinday evening, a communication was received from the Dandenong Road and District Improvement League (Mr Sydney \V. Probert, secretary), bringing un der the notice of the council the long detour when coming from Waiora load to Wattletree road. The council was asked to cut off about 50 feet from the plantation on the north side, thus giving egress straight through to ohe other road. It would also be in the interests of pedestrirns going towards the Armadale station who have worn a track across the plantation. Or McIlwrick moved that the matter be referred to the finance committee. Something should be done in regard to the crossing. It was not a safe cne. Cr Emb!ing, chairman of the parks and gardens committee, claimed that he matter should be sent to that anmittee for consideration. This was agreed to, Or Mollwrick having withdrawn his motion as to sending the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
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Albert Park. A FALSE ALARM. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Albert Park. A FALSE ALARM. At the meeting of the Prahran City Council on Monday evening last, a communication was received from !he South Melbourne Counoil, ask "lg if it were true that the Prahran Council had rescinded its resolution to contribute £200 towards the up k'ep of Albert Park provided it had representation on the committee of management. Cr Nicolson moved-That the South Melbourne council be informed that this council has done no such thing. Cr Naylor seconded the motion. He did not know where the South Melbourne council got their infor mation from. Perhaps they had been misinformed by one of their epresentat ives. The motion was carried.
LATEST GERMAN AIRSHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
LAiTEST GERMAN AIRSHIPS. -4----- Several writers contribute to an article in the September "Windsor Magazine" on the possible develop ment of airships in the near future for purposes of war. In the course of it it is said : ' Count Zeppelin annouhnced some, -time iagiob that he could easily build-. din airship with a displacerenietL: f 30 000ciibic metres. It has also: cen inniouniced that the tii] s: now bil?:I ing atiGermisany's iaprial shipyards in F riedrichshafen. are: con iderabl :lar-. ger K- thm to l?:nohn al~oth Andr.v. It is *siisn-"ertbi e abi-bthatthee rex raft i0 r'pior i : 30 000 mietre gl~sj-ns ci"o n 1the" aems~ip- o f thatepe size xoula b 1 feet lo onainni noriaPecio-s :6id~d.-fee e ubn -en -t-fet-ide ~could arry )Vif nice af m le hiigh ahnte uio an -i d - E--hun'd miles and back tatmis, itionS ilP;i c:id reach every ir plcnal l o oi Pica . ore from thes bordcrs of German teiri ory, anld re -tun- -It - could, in addition, devote at least fixetns of cargo weight to a...
A BALACLAVA HERO. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
'-a EAGAV A HERO Shei-c -ii a nov but sixteeni siurviv -iith to -in pltt of his eigty fou'-o , i- ii'ing a haic dnd ac jiv Iic s hi hom pin osth ~ol~"~~~·it -teih'ii ----': i Srniitlhrodo tin auiidtio- the.; .--. ·iIe- L the-itso-f S-i5 s i~ ci: hi n - Before~ hsudr ei thiier ods 'i-:i\iug t shooti ng-ac tiiirot,-hunt ho W~iS tltsti · :iidiii'~athisils 5i rvic':~oscs -11s-rthr---oihttor:-i;'~. Beset teil him~- sese :'ih ii ioa-'iitg'iti -o n~ ear~ -l-Ohrn lyi c istrenes abouthitsiiick -tie0 -a iidt oifiisidairynt2 an'st itola iile--howhcr -e Captaien yeniri tigo. -ss end -.; -~EI~ it-ise CuiitlvC usetiedabou ~'its neck~ Sli-ifam ii divtaissjot tics, wlittii he Iuct ten seas ago.
A FISH STORY. THE CARDINAL'S TURBOT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
A FISH STORY. -+----~ -'THE CARDINAL',S TURBOT. 1-Cardinal Fesch, the uncle of Na poleon the Great, had invited a .party of clerical magnates to dinner. Bya a fortunate coiicidence, two tuir bots of singular beauty arrived- as presents to his Eminence on the very morning of the. feast. .To serve the,. two would have appeared ridiculous ; but the Cardinal was most anxious to have the credit of both; He im parted his embarrassment to his chef. S"Be of good cheer,-your Eminence,' was the reply, "both shall appear, both shall enjoy the riception which is their due." -..:: The dinner was ser~edl -:One of-the turbots relieved the ":soup; -and de light was. on every face. :.The maitre d'hotel advances, :, tio: .attendants raise the turbot and carry. him off to be, cut up . One of: them loses his equillibriiim , the -attendant -and the turbot': roll together upon the floor; it-this sad sight the assembled car- iinals Ibecome pale as death;,. nd a -'solemn silence reigned in tlie con6f :la's...
THE TYRANNY OF "CHIC." [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
; THE TYRANNY '.OF "CHi(C.' COlothes play a minor part in the question : of Parisianl 'clhic." ,The -cut bf skirts hni size of hits 'are too obviouslywithin the reach of all to express the inner neaniir' of t is i~-ord. . I despair -oi i?.cr' fatiloming completely the : fir-r chmling complica tions "of the orighii" .ideai?, ilt :this ; i~ch I have gahtlercd it is c-clic: to :ifear i:-hit' lain diresses t ed ecked iith black eeitf i'n i elyplaces; to carr a lac Iel et sinshade to velv"et hts all tiiit's-is oion pero piierkty byn" an. i n-e I not lie in isted-on.- o :It jis eqially- c"i -to admiie An iatoleFr-,nice, "iid, of ionrse, iEdmond lnost;nd i MAtarchPe I ist on the otlier, handifniiust? ~eii read in sece!t. C ic. is?no-respecter of art lie it er soa?: iit:al letti red ai d 7n ot all Moinis ieuri Prevost' s ~'ierness nor lies rcccnt distkiutiones tanmake him a - 1cim -"to thle 'snob.-"&lt;-',3": i. In Dpanting (Gani~I is snake wfvo men fare the thi.ngs to ? diire, inil...
Finances of Prahran. SATISFACTORY STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Finances of Prahran. S~TISFACTORY STATEMENT. At the. meeting of the Prahran ouil on Monday evening last Cr Nicolson, chairman of the finance rommittee, gave a very satisfactory -ornt in regard to matters financial. Therate for the year ending 30th Stepmbr, 1914~. at 1/8 in the £, ep £47,550. The amount rollected Sthe 13th June ur. was ?4?5,138 5s td leaving arreass standing at .41 14s id. This (said Or Nicol O,) was a very satisfactory result, d spoke volumes for the manner iwhich the citizens had paid up their rates. theCr Scott said it was with pleasure he noticed that the rate collectors had collected £45,000. He was sorry Cr Nicolson had not referred tothe work done in the rate collec tos' department. The collectors had worked at night to get out the notices, and it was only right that the council should recognise the work done by its officers. Cr Chambers said no doubt the a per cen'. interest chargeable on overdue rates wIs an inducement to the people to pay up. Cr Nicolson sa...
THE RULING PASSION. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
: THE RLiING PA?SION'i Here, is a stoiyette abo~tn ah dying ;ian 'This: time an editor. ]Fortuin atey t i nt te diti f his letiAnyo tiseio lIvT sc- nt ideati as they say For ihours h a nomoved and ted o a :hiol1n?::hl -.-hand :?a grave--not to m ntib agraveyard-lool k iupon his I f-ea lie cannot last much longer "noin, munirmured the M.D., gazing on t-e:iwhiie, motionless features, and addressing the prospective widow. -The sick. man-closed his eyes. .His. circulation is so very poor," added the physician. ::Liar !" yelled the editor, sudden ly -:struggling frantically to rise. 'Ci`ir circulation is seventeeif times as- great as that of any threepenny palier in the--" But the effort was too much for him. With a serene smile of satis faction upon his countenance, he .ank back:; and died.
Model Aviation. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 July 1914
Model Aviation. For the past few months on Satur day and Sunday afternoons the pub lic passing a vacant block of land at the corner of Barkly and Dickens streets, St. Kilda, have been witness ing some fine flights made by model aeroplanes, designed and constructed by two young men, Messrs. Braith waite and Nutting. The framework of the models is built of light strip wood, and piano wire bound with thread, wings and elevators being covered with doped silk, while the power used for driving same is strip elastic. The record flight was made when one of the models flew about 200 yards, rising during the flight to a height of nearly 60 feet, and descend ing gradually, made a landing reminil cent of Harry Hawker at Caulfield. To be up-to-date the models are made to loop the loop, which can be done by a few necessary adjustments by the aviators, which performance appeals to the interested and appre ciative group of onlopkers. Messrs. Braithwaite and Nutting state that they have intentions o...
A FABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
A FABLE. There was once a man who was Scalled a-Delffer; - And it came to pass: i:n the fulness of time that a certain Merlhant.. Prince a: cquired A in the: Court of. Trade. a store, for which he tad ;no special use,- and whose ;stock he desired to close out.:: ?nd for-the reason :that the Dufler ? would w ork heaply he was put.in charge thereof.,, And thereupon the Duffer chuckled greatly and said '"Lo I I' wil push this business and it shalll be that a Profit:shall accrue therefroin to the .terchant Prince and he shall reward me greatly." And-- it! came to pass even as he said; aiid', tie bufsiness grew so profit able: that. one day the Merchant Prince sent for the Duffer, and the,, Duffer wcnt before him with visions .of-increased salary floating through his, brain. "oDo, not all the people say that thou art a Dufier ?" demanded' the .?erchant Prince. "It is even so," answered hi. "And yet thou hast made this buse ness show a handsome profit ?" "I have." ."Hum," mused the Mercha...
ASSASSINATION OF THE KING AND QUEEN OF SERVIA. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
3SASSINATION dOF' T . KING AND QUEEN OF SERVIA. O'n iJune; 10, 1903, .-King Alexander dnd.iQueeie Draga, at Belgrade, inet a similar iatei to 'that ofimiany previous Servian -Sovereigns-death by the halids of-assassins. A -_..-. con spiracy had evidently been in exis tence a donsiderable time. It seemed that the ._ in Belgrade offered the thirone of Servia to Prince Peter KTarageorgevitch, who ;was residing in:: Gneva,;- and :on his acceptance they proceeded to the Konakl Palace with the: Gth Infan try Regiment.-The guard, after a conflict, in wlich sev eral soldiers andj geldriunes were kiild, 'were overpowered. The con s?piritor.s blew o6pen a- dootr with a dyinamite cartridge, and at once pro-. ceeded throtigh 'the ieception-rooms to the Royal apartments on the first floor, killing all who resisted their progress. They found no one in the Royal- apartinents, the King and Queen,- who. ihad anticipated the at tack, having fled to a hidingplace in the bathroom. There after a long se...
THE TAP TEST. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
THE TAP TEST. :Proudly the attendant at the coun try:. home for the Mentaliy Defective showcd the band .of visitors over the premises.. Everything the heart could desire was there-a gymnasium, billiard-roonm, smoking lounge, even a-crickct club, which toured the coun try uunder the: title of "The Wander ers. "'And this, gents;" said the attend ant, opening tlhe batli-room door, "is Where' we tcst 'em to see if they're fit to let out.? '!Oh; and how v:do you do that ?" inquired.one of the lparty. "W'y, sir,". explaiiied the :official, 'we :jest. turi: thebh~th tap full on, giv;e 'em a bucket, and tell 'em to hail the water out.'! - "Still,'-- pursued the perplexed gen tleman, ' I: don't: see. how that tests them." "Dont yer, sir ?" returned the at tenidant, wiith some contempt. I'W'y, themi as ain't barmy turnsthe water off, of course !'"
The Integrity of the Faith. REV. PETER GREEN, CANON OF MANCHESTER. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
-The Integrity~ of the `: ' ''' Faith. REV. PETEi_ GREEN, CANON-: OF MANCIIHESTER.;: This preseiint dayiiis a critcical one with reference to? the integrity. of t?i Catholic Faith. D-ring the lsbttvo or three geneirations there has'beei an imimense gross th in hufman know ledge. W\iat 'is roui ly? aiid it iiil accurately, yet~? coinvenieitl? calld modern 'science~lis c imiletely aietred: the whole of mian's coiicieptions -of the material universe-. Bit it fi iipfesi: i. sible that ithis slhould Iiippe?i :witliout nian's conceptions ot tle spiritua?l universe being afflYected. i?lai is a spiritual being ,but hie 'inhabits ..a material universe ?..1e-:' lias, or' rather id, a soul, but a soul dwelling in a body. And so it is impossible for nian's knowledge of :iiaterial things to inicrease witihout that increase of knowledge producing some effect on his beliefs as to God, the soul, heaven, and the spiritual life. We nieed not resent :this conclusion. All knowledge, s'cientific' is" we...
CHARLES I.'s LAST BATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
CHARLES I.'s LAST BATTLE. On June 14, 1645, at Naseby, a vil lage near Market Harborough, in Northamptonshire, Charles I. fought the last-. battle in 'which he engaged against his Parliament, for, partly owing to the rashness of his im petuous nephew, Prince Rupert, he there received a decisive defeat from the: .forces commanded by Oliver Cromwell: and Lord Thomas Fairfax. The King's forces, consisting of about 3,500 infantry and 4,000 caval ry, were far outnumbered by the Parliamentary army, which included 14,000 men, who were, moreover, carefully trained, long accustomed to victory, and wild and fierce with re ligious and political enthusiasm. Fairfax assigned his right wing to Cromwell and the left to Henry Ire ton, commanding the centre himself. Notwithstanding their inferiority in numbers, it was the Royalist army that commenced the. attack, Rupert rushed to the charge with 1,000 cav alry, routing and pursuing for a long distance Ireton's division, but con s:equently too late t...
NELLIE'S REASON. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
NELLIE'S REASON. "The little stranger" who had join ed the family circle a few hours back was exhibited to his seven-year-old sister. "Nellie," said the proud lather, "a man has offered to give me a whoh roomful of gold for your little brother. Shall I sell him ?" The child shook her heald. "But," said her father, "'think ho\w many nice things a roomful of gold would buy! Don't you think I habs better let the man have him 7" "No." answered the girl thought fully, "let's keep hims /il he's older : he'll be worth more then." a a
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
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IN A WAITING ROOM. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
IN A WAITING ROOM. An amusing story (writes "The Major") reaches 4 from an official of the Midland ?'iLwaY. It wasl evening, and a ab9O enging the stationmaster's offictee, said that a most unsavory tramp was making himself comfortable on the lounge of the first-class waiting-room, monopo lising it, as though intending to oc cupy it for the night. The slation master called, a porter, :nd directed him to eii:et-t '- unmwelcome visitor; tramps and their tricks were especial ly obnoxious in that quarter. When the porter returned,.'having Cound the intruder a powerfully-built n:an, of truculent look, and armed with a bludgeon, which he intended to use ii:case,. o- molestation, his superior iid-"Hayovyou pitch-forked him out Jake ?" rl'he porter was apolojetic: "Well, no, sir. I hladn't the- heart to do it. He's an old school-fellow of mine." The stationmaster nearly exploded, so great was his indignation. "I'll attend to him myself," he said, and, putting on his gold-laced cap, he went ...
INTERESTING HISTORICAL EVENTS. THE GALLOP FROM QUATRE BRAS TO WATERLOO. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
INTERESTING HISTORICAL EVENTS. THE GALLOP FROM QUATRE BRAS TO WATERLOO. On June 17, 18!5, Wellington gave orders for his army to leave its po sition at Quatre Bras and retire to the ridge in front' of waterloo, which seemed (and which subsequently proved to be) the best defensive po. sition for covering Brussels and a waiting Blucher's arrival. Lord Ux bridge and his cavalry were instruct ed to cover the retreat, which was so skilfully effected that when Na poleon learnt of the movement-from a prisoner captured by his yedettes- the bulk of the.Britisi army had. al. ready left, and the horsemen alone remained. Napoleon, who hlid hoped to head off the ihole British army and cut. its communications -.with •3Brssels, resolved at least to endeav our to- capture this mounted rear guard. Followed by his cavalry and horse.artilnery; he personally led the pursuit. It was 2 p.m., and the i heavy clouds northwards ainounced a coming storm, when Uxbridge saw .the silhouette of Napoleon and his ...
JOYS OF CARAVANNING. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
JOYS OF CARAVANNING. Poqr-Connie has had a most try ing experience. She went yesterday' to have a bath in her tent, leaving all her clothes in thd caravan with me. She had laid them in the locker overnight, but I didn't know it, and finding that we wanted groceries from the nearest town - six miles off - I being up and dressed, called Robert to put George into the shafts and Sdrive me there. I called out to Con nie, "Connie, you go . on with your bath, and I'll fetch the food, We'll bie back in about three hours or less.' Connie's face appeared at the laced up door of the tent, and she nodded, blissIully unconscious that she was indeed destined to "go on with her l:ath'" for about six solid hours. She had ientirely forgotten that her clothes were in the locker, but was soon to be reminded of 'the fact.! Of Riobert :ani" 'I drove, and it was so hilly we d'd not get back till mid day. Then .we wondered why s crowd of villagers and tradesmen and boys had assembled in the field round .t...