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WORTH BEARING IN MIND. FORTUNES IN PRINTERS' INK. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
WORTH BEARING IN MIND. -4-t FORTUNES IN PRINTERS' INK. Don't expect an advertisement to bear frhit.in one night. i Bread is the staff of human life, and advertising is the staff of business. A thing worth doing is worth doing well. A thing worth advertising is worth dvertising well. The enterprising advertiser proves tlmt bie understands how to buy, because in ad vertising he knows how to sell. People who advertise once only in three months forget that most folks cannot re membei anything longer than three days. If you can arouse curiosity by an adver tisement, it is a point gained. The fair sex don't hold all the curiosity in the world. Quitting advertising in dull times is like tearing out a dam because water is low. Either plan will prevent good times Sfrom coming. I I Trying to do business without advertising is like winking at a pretty girl thlrough a pair of green goggles. You may know what you are doing, but no one else does. Enterprising people are beginning to learn the vir...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
VOTEIRS, READ TIIIS. At a political tmeeting the othgr evening the candidate was beoing questioned--finrt onll one subject, thenon. anothcr. All of a sudden a lady ansked him to support a bill prohibiting "th. sale-of Inferior teoa. "I cannot interfoere ith the lit?crty 'df the subject, madam," said the candidate, "but I -wll adviso all my codstitucnts to drink only the pure tea supplied by the P'lanters Tea Btoaar, 122 Chapel-streot, four doomrs from ttigh.ntrcct, at lt., is. 4d., Is. 8d,, 2n., oand 2s. 6d. per lb. Tids candidate will be electet. Candldates, mind your T's, .AOV _ _ .-_,_ VARIATION OF CLIMATE. ---4 Old colonists say that some thirty years ago the severity of the winter was not so great as it has been of anto years, and there was then, especially in the interior of Aus tralia, a comparative immunity from colds, coughs and affections of the chest and lungs. New chums and very many others ,nosy know by frequently painfunl experienec that this state of things no longer ...
PROFESSIONAL & MERCANTILE MEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
p?I0FESSIONt &S MERCANTILE AMEN Weo beg to draw attention to the follow ing, vi. :-- B a year insoures aglnse ALL accidents to-human fltfe and secures l1000 at death and d5 a week during injury. l'ipopoea fo?Irs and all paticutlnrs on p1 plenlation to the COLONIAL MUTUAL INSUIa ANOE COMPANY, 82 Collins.street West. ONE TIIOUSANeD FIVE IIUNDlED -'lams .love been PAID by TItIS Companyti .
HUMOROUS EXAGGERATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
HUMOROUS EXAGGERATIONS. Improbablc talcs have always gained the public ear, and .narratives of impossible events are not less attractive. The voraclous perusal of Haggard's novels was not needed to prove this, for there have been losg in clrculation vast numbers of Munchauson stories w'hlh have found appreciative readers. They stretch truth so far that yea can hear it crack. The fact that these 'tale don't contain one ounce of truth to the ton is the aieret of their sadcees. Although Americans have naturally the monopoly of these "tall tales,"yet some eo. collent ones are indigenous to Britain. ! For iestan~ . Sdne Smith supplies :us with one h tw'o which, though riot so eokravagant as the Yankee notions, are nevertheless vary amusing. He tells of an a?qaintance of.hIs who was so dirty that he would inake a stain on mud. HeIonce observed that " when so showy a woman as Mrs. - ap. pears at a place, though there is no garrloon within twelve .mles, the horizon is inmedl. ately clouded ...
AN OUTING IN MAORILAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
OUTING IN MAORILAND. -----. Im in the Hnwo'e Bay Settlement, In sI ato no Naper, and a more cleanly and tto ne, lco lare never visitld. Im cetrel t Ove hrade enormopus strides in Pil~ y vlrre hidder among the bold hillt t bhPtt, ther summits thousands of frb Ihoe tt thiekly-popolated sea.girt town: opls arethrolv tg and hoapitablc. It w pe ood fprtune to be included in an astt extended to a party of ladles and A to vlsit the home of one of the T.laop ettlera , end, ac it has oeonrred to eth ys brief "outing" wonld he interest ig to mr readers, here It is. We loft eI conrager provided by orthost.e Oure nts aTloeg a roadw shloh e wound nmdon tie li ne? over the plains, tho Ilattri :ftt.ll dotted with.. well.todoo.;Ioking o-fet lctd.. Onrflnt stoppago was at e pah ,heres c we'rebO-hoM n- a .Mnor meelieg. houebhilt in true Maort fashlon, and. con ?«ltolng fonr wooden: :repreeentntlon of detfato bleft. The flgnre.s, thonghnot poae. S elette the .elegance of a statue by rhldis;eohlblted t...
SPORTS COLUMN. FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
....PORTS P B COLUMN. 2 FOOTBALL. B.y.. OVEB. Last Saturday 'the-great centre of at .traction was the Melbourne cricket ground, where a, chosen twenty from Victorian clubs met a team-representative of the .Bogthern?.Association of Tasmania, It is not often the Melbourne ground presents such an animated appearance, and it must lhave ldenihlghly gratifying to the visitorsl to see such a gathering. We understand that after all expenses are cleared off, a alihiee of about' 230 will remain for the Tasmania team, which will help greatly to the qpenieL attendant is ,such' ao under-; taking.,The game wasather dlsappointing,' 'as the Victorians won somewhat easily; by 6 goa'toi 1. '!t is noteworthy that the Fitzroy representatives notched 4 goals, a?iid the St.. Kilda boys, Morehouse and Bmith, 2. "Jimmy's" was a splenlid kickhI and Alf. Smith also obtained his goal through the game of iorhouse. Stifle w?' in great fobrm bai, but 'c facy we S~y'q scen Lockett play a little freer than he did ...
HER MAJESTY'S GENEALOGY. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
HER MAJESTY'S GENEALOGY. Queen Victoria is the only child of the Duke of Kent, who was a son of George III., who was a son of Frederick Prince of Wales, who was a son of George II., who who was a son of George I., who was the son of Sophia, Electress of Hanover, who was tie daughter of Elirabeth, who was tie daugkhtcr of James I. (James IV. of Scotland), who was the son of IIenry Stuart, Lord Darnley, and Mary, Queen of Scotland, who was a daughter of James V. of Scotland, who was a son of James IV. of Scotland, and Margaret, who was a daughter of Henry VII., who was a son of Edmund, Earl of Richmond, and Margaret lBeaufort, daughter of John Duke of Somerset, grandson of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, who was a son of Edwardl I l., who wits the eldest son of Edward II., who was a son of Edward I., who was the eldest son of IHenry III., who was the eldest ron of John, who was a son of Henry II., who was the eldest son of Geoffrey I'lantaganct, and Matilda, who was the daulghter of...
LEGAL DECISIONS ABOUT NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
LEGAL' DECISIONS ABOUT NEWSPAPERS. 1. I any.person orders his paper to be discontinued, he must first pay all arrears or the publisher may continue to send until payment is mads, and then collectthe whole amount, whether the paper is taien from the ofce or not. 2. The courts have decided that refusing to take newspapers and periidicals from the post-office, or rc moving and leaving them uncalled for, is .'priuafaoie evidence of intentional fraud.
MAKE A NOTE OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
MAKE A-NOTE OF IT. For suburban advertising the old well 1.established local inewspaper, which has become a necessity in every home, is about rthe best medium. Such a paperinvariably contains, in every issue, something tlut is locally interesting, and is therefore eagerly looked for, circulates from hand to hand, and then.issent to some friend in the country The news columns of daily papers may only be huriedlly scanned, and the sheet then I thrown aside, but the local journal is tre. sitred, and the demand for back copies of the Prahran Tlelralph and St. K.ilda Adrertiser is surprising. Many business men seem to think that, because a daily newspaper is supposed to have a wide cir culation, its advertising influence must be griaten-forgetting that not one in a hun dred readers ever even glance at the closely packed columns of advertisements in the dailies, while the 'greater majority of those wli" do look at business notices are far ,,away from the .locality in which trade is sought...
NEW COUNCIL CHAMBER, PRAHRAN. OFFICIAL OPENING. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
NEW COUNCIL CHAMBER, PRAHRAN.. OFFICIAL OPENING. The Prahrn council sat for the first time in the new council chamber on Mon daycvcoring. The mayor and all council. lors were present; iuthtte coceptieti of Cr. Forbe, wlho, wc regret to state, is ill, and Cr. Wighlton, who is absent from the city. There was a fair attendance of ratepayers who desired to view the chamber. Before Iusinics was proceedl rwith, Crs. Beatty, Parry and Inglis, addressing the mayor, passol a few congratulatary re mnrks, which Hi Worship reeiprocated. We give above a ground plan showing the positlon of the seats occupied by coun. cillors and officers on Moemday evening. Tihe chamber is elegantly appointed, with Persianl carpetris and hanlldsolnely ellllxssed bronze chlndeliers and gas jets. The chamberi is deleigned on the model of tihe Melbourne city council, and is allied to the arrangement of the chamber of the Legislative Aclsembly. As will hi seen by the above plan the Imayor's chair and dcosk, on i dais...
A PRAHRAN CITIZEN IN THE OLD WORLD. MR. G. L. SKINNER INTERVIEWED. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
A PRAHRAN CITIZEN IN THE OLD WORLD. MIR. G. L. SKINNER INTERVIEWED. A representative of this journal waited Ipon Mr. G. L. Skinner, the well-known solicitor, on Monday morning; with a view of learning hio impressions of the Old World made during his recent visit. In reply to queries, aMr. Skinner said--Passing over the trip and my arrival at the Royal Albert docks, Imay state that my first impressions of Loundon were not favorable. The streets are too narrow, and the tramic is too great for the width of the streets. The architec ture is good, but its beauties are obscured from view by thick coatings of a sooty rlbstance. The sun is seldom seen in Lon lon. I never saw it all the while I was there, but there is no dust, anl this com pensates for na lot. The traffic in London streets astonishes a Colonial, and also the wonderful mlnner in which it is managed. The rlrcets are laid with a killnd of hard polished asphalt, on tile top of wood blocks. This becomfes very slippery ofter rain,...
CHARGE AGAINST A ST. KILDA DOCTOR. NEGLECTING TO REPORT TYPHOID FEVER. THE CASE DISMISSED. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
CHARGE AGAINST A ST. KILDA DOCTOR. -4- NEGLICblTING TO ftil'o tT' TY IDol FIEVEG. THE CASE DIBSMISSED. Dr. Arthur Keogh, of St. Kihlda, was pro. secuted in the local police court yesterday, fly the centrol oard ,of health, under section 9 of the Public Health Act, on a clharge of neglecting tq report a case of typhoid fever to that body.' ' Mr. Gillott appeared to conduct the pro. secution, and Mr. Gaunson appeared for thie defence. Mr. Gillott, in opening the case, said that 0no doubtt it would be urged on behalf of the defeldant that lit he was ot thie menlicl attendant in charge of the case, but, having reported the clse to tie local board of he health, ought also to have reported It to the central Loard. They were entitled ton conviction inll 'ler to show that medical gentlemen and others had a duty to dis charge on discovering a case of typhoid fever. Mr:. J. N. rown, secretary to the local board of healthl, deposed to tile defendant 11lving lordgtd tile esqol noticee regarning...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. PRAHRAN RAILWAY STATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. PRAHRAN RAILWAY STATION. Sir,-Can you itform me if the Prahran council waited on tie railway commis sioners, or did Mr. E. J. Dixon, M.L.A., re garding the construction of a new and suitable station at l'rahmn, and what was the commissioners' reply 1 Yours, &c., RATEPAYH . [The Prrhran councillors urged the claims of the city for anew railway station upon the commissioners at a deputation held recently on various railway mattcrs, and were informed that provision would be made for a suitable building in the estimates being prepared. Subscquently Mlr. Dixon interviewed the commissioners, and obtained a reply similar to that already givena to the councll.-ED.]
MARRIAGE—NOT A FAILURE. MR. AND MRS. ANTHON VRENDENBERG. THEIR SILVER WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 22 May 1889
MARRIAGE-NOT A FAILURE. 3IR. AND M?S. ANTILON VRIINDEN --+- THEIR SILVEI WEDDING. The celebration of Mr. and Mrs. Vren deonbergs silver wedding took place at their residence, Ztolphec Villa, Chatsworth-road, East l'nhmu, on Monday evening, the Gth inst., and was a most enjoyable affair. Between 20 anotd 1 gouests asemblel to do hquor tq thie haplpy equpl0. The rooms were nicely decontle with liowers andi mottoes appropriate to the qccasioli. ,A telmpting anld elloTattte tuppeur leing Iom vitdl, it tays dote t ample justice to by all. Aftorterwa the time was spent in vocal and in'truneutal mllusiC and the clrual epeechifyihg. Mr. amad M31. Vrcitdenlerg were the recipients of[ InutCeroS aot cotoly presents-silver tea and coffee set, butter coolers, cruet, toast racks, pickle stand, forks, sugar ecoop, and a "long spoon," also a weldik g o,, l,lyepIncagtifolly pdinted by t!tiet squ, which et' a gtmrtly adteinld. After thomroughly ejoynlg themselves, the copan!y separated, futtlly convi...
NEW MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS, PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
NEW MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS, PRAHRAN. The new buildings in course of ereetion for the uscof the public,coouncillors, and officials of the city of Ptrhran are now approaching completion. Theyconsist of a main-lall, committee num sob-committe rooms, mayor's room, conservatory, refreshment rooms, seullery, kitchen, andt hall-keeper' premises. The main-hall is approached from Greville-street. Its dimcnsiousare 100 x ,3, and it is capable of seating 2,000 if no cessary; thie stage anl aute rotoms are sit. aunted furthe.t from Greville-strecet, and occupya large proportion of the south enl, wvhilst over the entrance is te gallery. The hail itself is probably far. ahea.d of any otheroutsile of the city proper, and is to be finisled in a style quite in keepintg with the importane of tie city of Prth mrn. icautiful work of the plaster arlist is to be seen on every part of the watlls; the ceiling is also diecorated in a beautiful manner, attd further supplemented by seve rm immcnso bras. gastmier...
THE TOORAK TRAMWAY. CARS TO BE RUN RIGHT THROUGH. ABOLITION OF THE TRANSFER NUISANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
THE TIO,?"W TRAMWAY. CAllS TO;itE!UlUR RIOT T, TIIROUGH. AltOLIT~ON OF THE TRANSFERI NUISANCE. Itwill be interestug to ttile residents of T?oraJ oq le rg tllt t io trqamway companIy. iq order tq give greOter travelling faciliies, ceommence to-dqy ritcing the cnri right throumgh to Prilce's-bridge, rwlioh will meIan tla e ontiplet abolitiqu ot the tronsfer system oni the Toolak llne. The fare right through to town will be threeopunce. On week days tile first car leaves the city at 6.6t n.m.; do. do, Toora-, 7.13 a.m.; last car leaves Toorak, 11 p.m.; do. do., city II.R,0 p.m. On Saturdays ears will leave each cod half-an.hour later atnight. On Sundayse the first car leaves Toorak, 1.30 pim.; do. do., city, 2.3 p.n.; last car leraves Toorhk, 10 p.m.; deo, do. city, 10.00 p.m.
A LADY'S LETTER. Windsor, May 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
A LADY'S LETTER. ---4t--- Windsor, IMay 23. -'Mly dc?arConsin,-l am noo* going to folfil that rash promise made at Easter of writing you a weekly (let us hope, not weakly) letter, giviog some idea of what is going on of interest to you. Let me commence with vice-royalty, then. Frem cablegrams we learn that our own Governor and Lady Loch have received a command to dine with the Queen at Windsor; newspapers also tell us that Sir Henry anl Ladly Loch intend to start on the return journey to Victoria at the end of August, travelling by rail to Vancouver, thence to San Francisco, where they set sail for Australia. I am seure you will unite with me in wishing them a safe and pleanant voyage. VWe are not quite as much Interested in the new Governors antd their wivesr, but still it is satisfactory to learn that the new Governor of ew Zealand-Lord Onslotw is verykindl-hearted, andti manages a team of bays, so as to win the admiration of all good whips; and still better, that Lady Onslow has ...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. SOUTH YARRA WARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. SOUTII YARRA WARD. Sir,-I have beehon solicited to bring undoer public notice the -dangeroos state of the footpaths in this ward, cspecially in Mal. vorn-road, between Burrey-road (north eide) and Chapel-street, in Chapel-street noear Mr. ]Iornuth's (butcher), also on the isame side near Toork-road. To male pedestrians it ts uncomfortable hut to tIe female portion of tilhe itniabitanta it is do. cidedly ldangerous on a wet night. Our tlaw expense have already u ssumcl gigan tic proportions; the cost of reopalring the bad sttate of the footpaths would bhe trifling compared with damages, law costo, etc., should injury arine to aolny one from the council's ncglccto ih attelutiL to reqrisite repaers. Youro, etc., JNo. Erlt s STEWART. ?Malvern-.rad, South uYarr.