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Malvern Council. MONDAY, JULY 6, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
Malvern Council. MONDAY, JULY 6, 1914. Present: Mayor Wilson, and Crs. E. I. Thompson, Weller, R. Thomson, Devy, Murray, McKinley, Wilks, Francis, Holmes, and Carroll. INFECTIOUS DISEASES HOSPI TAL. In connection with a letter from the chairman of. the Board of Public Health, giving notice that he had spe cified August 12 (Wednesday) as the day on or before which the Malvern Council might nominate a suitable person to be itsrepresentative on the Infectious Diseases: Hospital. Cr. Wilks was nominated for the position. The group of municipalities to which this election refers is Malvern, Haw thorn, Kew, Canberwell, Ntinawading and Dandenong: . . PROPOSED. BURE-ROAD :TRAM S; . .*WAY. The city of. Camberwell forwarded copy of report: of the Prahran. and Malvern Tramway Trust's.-engineer, with regard to the proposed Burke road tramway.. :The- cost of a single track was estimated at £40,000, and a double track at £72,650. The report stated that there would probably be a loss on even a 20 ...
PROPOSED NEW SITES, FOR PRAHRAN TOWN HALL. RESUMPTION OF PROPERTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
PROPOSED NEW SITES. FOR PRAHRAN TOWN HALL. RESUMPTION OF PROPER TIES. At the request of the Prahran Council, experts have prepared esti mates of the cost of resuming pro perties, &c., in conjunction with the erection of a Town Hall on either of three proposed new sites. The estimates for resuming propsrties are as follows Site on east side of and frontage to Chapel street, adjoining portion of Malvern road gardens, [24,000. Site with frontage to Malvern road. [10,350. Site in Commercial road, between Izett street and Grattan street, £5,200. Estimated cost of erecting new Town Hall and munioipal offioes, [40,000. At the council meeting on Monday evening next a recommendation is to be brought forward that an archi tect be employed to prepare plans and specifications for restoring the City Hall and re-building the offices and other portions of the present buildings.
Destruction of Wattle Trees. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
Destruction of Wattle Trees. Cr. Murray, at the Malvern Coun cil meeting on Monday, alleged that the wattle trees in Central Park, East Malvern, had been knocked about last Sunday. A large bough of one of the wattle trees had been ruthlessly torn off. The vandals had come from out side. He moved that an officer be put on to seize the intruders. Cr. E. I. Thompson said he hoped that stringent measures would be taken with regard to this matter this year. Cr. Carroll said that Wattle Day had ruined wattle trees along the banks within 20 miles of Melbourne. No later than -last year, on the Sunday I preceding Wattle Day, some one had driven up in a motor car and turned the car into one of his paddocks, and had taken wattle from his trees. Any man, said Cr. Carroll, whom he caught taking any wattle from his trees, he would take prompt action with. He would give any one wanting it a wag gon load of wattle, but he could not let anyone take it off his trees them selves. The ordinary life of ...
PRAHRAN V. PORT MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
PRAHRAN -V. PORT MiELBOURNE. There sas great interest 'evinced in this ganie,-ý2ii hiclh iwas played at Toorak: Park.- A: good game was ex pected, altliouglh the ground was slip pery in. somle places.: Nevertheless, there :mwas;- sonme ,;veriy good- football shown; Pralraliran'?excelling-in the first half,- wiereasitlihe second lialf was un doubtedl. Port --Melbourne's. It- was -an iiteresting gaiiie to 'vatciih as the issue was. in doubt .righit up to the fliishl-: lii ..tlhe' last 'teriii 'th ere. was sonie svery: .aggressive.;i football,: and bonel hard keceks were!give taken.i Whien the quiarter started Priliain h"ii a lead :of.r 13 @pointsl bit. the visitors griiially a iwiped .off- their deficit,. and just hbefore thle bell Mer rick 'scored - goal for-them niland put thlen iii tli ee ad, and eniabled: thein to win the matchli i1Pralirain liave been very unfortunate this season in losing several match:es: ? th e smallest. pos sible margin' -of points :T;e::l. scores ere: - Port...
Amusements. THE LYRIC THEATRE, ST. KILDA. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
Amusements. THE LYRIC THEATRE, ST. KILDA. Good attendances are noted nightly at the Lyric Theatre on the Espla nade, where the two shows, Paradise and Lyric, have combined forces for the winter campaign. The pictures are well known for their high standard of selection, and the added comfort of being shown in an all-covered theatre as the Lyrie now is, is adding to its popularity. PALAIS DE DANSE. This popular seaside ballroom is as much in favor as evdr, and all that can be desired in the way of comfort and equipments is here provided, and the decorations are such that many who do not dance attend nightly to look on, 4nd seem to derive much pleasure from it. THE PLAZA. SKATING AND DANCING. The Plaza still enjoys an extensive t patronage, where skating and dancing under one roof is indulged in by large and merry numbers of people, both young and old, nightly, and there are still three sessions daily for skating. Good music is provided, and refresh mnents are to be obtained in a daint...
Football. ST. KILDA V. ESSENDON. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
Fo otba11. ,. I' Il DA V.. ESSENDON.. Thl .seasiders iavariablyplay a good g?nio. agaifist~ sE.Ssendnii, altloihgh early in tLhe season in-- their first en counter tihe red aild blacks von rather casily. In this match the tricolors ,ere very confident, as Essendon had three of their best men standing down As events turned out the latter team were unlucky not to win, as it Was only the poor form of their forwards tllat prevented them fromnt so doing. 1 In general play on the day's perform- I ance they were superior to tie sea siders. There was a strong breeze blowing towards the grandstand goal, and the side having the use of it had a distinct advantage. Essendon had the advantage of the wind in the first quarter, so St. Kilda strengthened their back line, and acted mainly, on the defensive. SMcNamara, posted back, was a tower ot strength, his marking being an especia- feature. Nevertheless, Essen don managed to score three goals be fore they changed over. Contrary to expectat.-ons, ...
Pawnbrokers' Act. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
Pawnbrokers' Act. At St. Kilda Court on Tuesday, be fore the Mayor (Cr. O'Donnell), and Messrs. Smithwick, Willis, and Levi, J's.P., Alexis C. Casimir, pawnbroker, was charged on the information of Hilda Mort with failing to produce a book containing the entry of sale of an article-a chess board--that had been pawned with defendant, contrary to the Pawnbrokers' Act. Mr. Cantor appeared for the pro secution, and Mr. Nolan for the de fence. The evidence for the prosecution was that complainant sent her son to pawn the chess board, for 5/-. She was anxious that defendant should not sell the chess board. He pro mised not to uo so, but after the ex piration of six months he said he had sold it to a man at Box Hill for either 6/- or 10/-. In company with Plain clothes-Constable White, complainant visited defendant's premises, and asked him to produce the book to show the entry of the sale of the chess board, but it was alleged that he re fused to do so. For the defence it was contended th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
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Maintenance Claim. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
Maintenance Claim. , At Prahlran Court onl Monday, Per- a cival George WrattaA~, tram conductor, was charged with having left his wife and three young children withoul i adequate means of support. MIr. Nigan appeared for corm plainant, and Mr. Fogarty for defen- I dant. i The complainant, Mrs. May Emma , Wrattan, told a story of the alleged t differences she had had with her hus- ' band. Her husband (she said) had T knocked her about, and threw things g at her. She and the children scream- st ed. The landlady had to come to her t assistance. Her (complainant's) hus band had packed up furniture at night- t time, saying he was going to leave. He wanted her to go with llhim. He would not say where he was going. m He had allowed her between £3/10/- y and £4 a fortnight. tI Further evidence on behalf of com plainant was also given. Defendant said he was a "battler" on the trams. He received £4/4/- a t fortnight, and gave his wife £4 of that amount. He had to pay 1/- a week to y his union...
A Quoit Match. PRIDE OF THE YARRA V. NORTHCOTE I.O.R. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
A Quolt Match. PRIDE OF THE YARRA V. NORTH-, COTE I.O.R. ': A keen: rivalryl has existed ini quoit tlrowing between tliese two: tents- for some yeairs;, and a challenge m.atch for 2000 up;,with iniiliniited breaks, .was suggest'ed(l as:la :ieans',d settlinig tlie niatter..' Tliis miatelich took place at oSotith i?arra 's tenit roomi on Tuesday evening-;- Tilhe'z scores' present curious reading and slihows_ tliat- ini quoits, as well as:n crcliet-. ai d.otlier"- giiines, one manil in ateanimvery, ofte?: outclasses 'all h'lis comilp inion s;Bro;' H: Gill hlas long been':looied o i a i n ii:saun- doubted chliam.pionin"uit otlhrower; ai d on this occasion, lieijrurtlifer.eilioustrated his prowes's.-Iis ivldi'idiial score (1246) aw;is greater-th.ll Iat of tliewhole of tl ie7Nbrticote..teiaiii, aind the remaini ing memlbers bf- Iis 6owin teiam put to gsetlier., It includedionfe break of :348, aI fl otier 'oii 4 164, and ne124, and the aerage orl eleven sllots in'tle ganme ias 113 per ; li...
FAMILY CLAIM. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
FAMILY CLAIM. At Prahran Court on Thursday Emma Shephard summoned her brother, C. E. Smart, for f2, money alleged to have been paid on the de fendant's behalf towards the burial expenses of the mother of th: parites. The claim was within one day o six years' old. After hearing evi dence thelbench dismissed the case.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
OBITUARY. It is with sincere regret thatwo record the death of Mr Edward 3. Dunham, member of the police force, and son of Mr J.rhn Dunham, woodl and coal merchant, of Chapel street, Windsor. Deceased, who died on Tuesday, was 37 years of age, and leaves a widow and five young daughters, whose ages vary from Iri to 4 years. The late Mr Dunham was in ill health and inca pacitated from duty for about three years, but he bore his sufferings, which at times were extremely severe, with a manly courage and enduring fortitude. He joined the mounted branch of the police force 14 years ago. He was stationed in different parts of the State, and finally at Yackandandah, where he was in charge. It was from this town where he was transferred to the metropolitan police hospital. There he had the masterly skill of Dr G. A. Syme, and the best of attention from the nursing staff. At times he sho wed much improvement, although the hopes of a complete recovery were never of the brightest. The deceased...
Smoke Social at Prahran Club. A SUCCESSFUL FUNCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
Sinoke Social at Prahran Club. A SUCCESSFUL FUNCTION. Cr. J.. E. Morris,: vice-president of the PralrraniýClub, entertained large number of iiiembers and friends at a siiioke social at 'the club :rooms on Tuesday :evening. Tihe attendance was a: representative cone. The liost . presided. It was close upon 8.45 before ? Mr; W. A- Watt the ex-State Premier and candidate for the Federal constituency of Balaclava, and also the chief guest of the eveningi t put-in an appearance, accompatied by a -iumber' of local Liberals. :' Smoking' hils pipe' and wearing a heavy overcot--it was a wet and cold night -Mr. Watt was accommodated with a seat on the right of the chairman, and soon made himself at home. Mr. Donald Mackinnon; Attorney General, was expected to be present, but word was received from him that lie was unavoidably detained, and the toast of the "State Parliament" had to be shelved. Mr: Sol. Bloom recited "The Cavalry Chiarge,": and Cr. Rupert Nicolson fol lowed with the stirring s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
DON PAY RENT SBe Your Own .andlord 50 Deposit i Se me. Balance of Purchase Money accepted as RENT, a from 15s Weekly, INCLUDING Principal and Interest. LOOK! - - This is only one of many. O.r UT: H. Y A RR-: A Close to Chapel Street Tram and Train, First-Class Working Man's Home, Containing Five Rooms and Conveniences, £50 Deposit, 15/- weekly. (Equal to an ordinary Rental Only.) &lt;ANDro1 T En S..The. Real Live Firm of:. . . SChapel Street , idor -. : E. J. FORSTER, Sworn Valuator. 'PHONE, 111 Windsor. ARTHUR WHITFORD, Auctioneer. FURN1TURE SZA S conducted at OUr Roorps .serY CTursday, 2 p.m. A Carrir know s.
Proposed Bowling Club. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
Proposed Bowling Club. At the last meeting of the Caulfield Council, the petition of a large num ber of ratepayers for a bowling green reserve wase. dealt with. The rate payers asked for a site on Inkerman road, close to Hawthorn-road, but the council offered them a site on the south side near the tennis court. As this was most unsuitable for a bowl ing green, being about three feet be low the leyel .of Balaclava-road, the city of Cadlfield may have no bowling green for a long time. It would have beenworthy of the council to have made a bowling green the centreof tlieir beautification- scheme, -and the' bowiing.would liave been a double attraction for visitors to the park. The -: site on Baiaclai a-road might also be fornied into an ornamental lake in cdnnectiout iith: thIe same scheme of beautification, but the cost of raising the- ground :and filling in would be prohibitive ill .starting a bowling green. A visitor to other cities notices thile different spirit which has moved -the...
Rounders. ARMADALE V. MALVERN-ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
Rounders. ARMADALE V. MALVERN-ROAD. At Union-street Park on Saturday last, Armadale met Malvern-road, and were defeated by 4 rounders. The teams being evenly matched, the game was a good one. There was very little aifference in the scores during the whole game, and the final result read. -Malvern-road;: 36 rounders; Arman dale, 32. The umpire, Miss D. Burke, though fair, should have been quicker, and given her decisions so that all could Ihave heard. SPRING-ROAD V. TOORAK. Toorak were defeated by Spring road on the former's ground last Saturday. The teams were unevenly matched, and tihe -isitors kept well ahead. Spring-road had the advan tage in their fielding, and thus check ed Toorak's runs; All through, the game was uninteresting and one sided, as is shown by the final scores -70 to 25.
Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey. The wonderful Abbey is full of in teresting places. There is Henry VII. Chapel-one of the architectural glories of England. There is the long drawn aisle and fretted vault, so deli cate and graceful in proportion that one wonders: how it could have stood so secure for so long a time without any of the anxiety which the com paratively modern St. Paul's has caused. There is the Chapel of Ed ward the Confessor, which was used as a kind of robing-room during the august ceremony of the coronation of King George. There is, lastly, the high altar, before which is the theatre, where their majesties of Great Britain and Ireland are crowned. But for most travellers who visit Westminster, these are all eclipsed by Poets' Corner. It is prac tically the right transept. Though in other parts of the Abbey there are large and somewhat ugly sculptures in memory of famous men, in Poets' Corner there are only busts, medal lions, and inscriptions for the most part. It ...
SOUTH YARRA RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
SOUTH YAIRA RIFLE CLUB. S The above club were at home to Sreceive Werribee Rifle Club on Satur aday Last in a cpntest, ten men aside, . eight to count, fourteen shots at 500 Syards, which resulted in a win for *Werribeo by 6 points. The weather conditions iwere good, and the shoot *1 lg very keen. The top scorer of the day being Mr. F. Gates, with the good Sscore of 69 out of a possible 70, follow ed by Capt. Soues with 67. For Werri hee, topl scorers were McMurray, t 3ernhalrdt, land Shaw, 67 points each. SAfter the match the visitors were en 1 tertained at the Hlbernian Hotel, SPo:t Melbourne, where, In the absence of the captain, the secretary, Mr. G. Thomson, conkratulated the efforts of the Werribee Club in defeating the local team, which was their first de feat for the year. Capt. Roberts thanked the club for their hospitality, and the enjoyable afternoon they had spent. The following were the scores: South Yarra.-F. Gates, 69; J. Soues t (capt.), 67; A. Wells, 65; T. Quayle, ...
Tramway Extension. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
Tramway Extension. At Monday's meeting of the Motl vern Council, a letter was read from Mr. A. H. Permezel, requesting the council to receive a joint deputation from the East Malvern Tramway League and Malvern Traders' Associa tion, requesting the council to take steps for the extension of the Wattle Tree-road tram to Lower Malvern road, and thence along that road to Waverley-road, and a further exten sion of the Darling-road tramway along Waverley-road to Lower Mal vern-road. A letter was also read from a rate payer, on behalf of residents in Burke road, East Malvern, requesting that the proposed tram line from Camber well be continued along Burke-road to Waverley-road. Cr. E. Thompson moved that the usual courtesy be extended to the ratepayers requesting the council to receive a deputation on the subject. Cr. Francis seconded the resolu tion, which Cr. Holmes suppprted. Cr. Carroll said he thought the mat ter was premature. He was always prepared to listen to a deputation. He was ...
Letting the Malvern Town Hall on Sundays [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 July 1914
Letting the Malvern Town Hail on Sundays. At Monday's Malvern Council meeting, _Cr. Francis, pursuant to notice, moved "That the application for the use. of the Town Hall on Sun day, tile 26th inst., be granted, and that in future all applications for the use of the hall on Sundays be granted, subject to the approval of the hall committee." Cr. Francis added that he knew the council would have to use a great deal of tact and discretion in granting the use of the hall on Sundays. He would protest against anything that was hot in keeping with the day. He thought the hall should be granted for anything that was in keeping with the day. He found no resolution in the council's books pro hibiting it. Any further applications would come before the hall committee. His belief was that any application from any recognised organisation con ducting services in connection with the Sabbath day should be granted. Cr. Holmes seconded the motion. Cr. Wilks moved as an amendment that no application fo...