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THE LADIES' COLUMN. AFTERNOON-TEA GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
. [The following Articles appeared in a portion of Wednesday's issue.] ,THE LADIES' COLUMN. AFTERNOON-TEA GOSSIP. " B ELLA. A visit shortly ls xpectedin Melbourne f~omh oi J sace ni'e Aerionat the "W.orld's isaonari," fwrth e National Wm..T.U. of America, who is following Mrse. Leavitt in her iqprney moond the oniverse. The young lady is a highly.gifted speaker, and a4ways attracts large audiences. She has been lately in New Zealand, and the guest o B.ir William and Lady Fox. Whilst in Melboeurno, she will stay with the Hen. O.~3. and Mrs. Ham, at Armadale. 'As her so~eourn in our midst will proeably not muchl xceed a week,w weould advise all who love the.Gospel temperance cause, as .those who appreciate a clever lecturer, to attend the meetings in question. : The legend of the daisy is so pretty a one that we feel sure that those of our readers who'asri unacquainted with 'it will be pleased to add it to' their• collection of " flower-lore." The tradition comes from 'Wales, as may b...
MAKE A NOTE OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
MAKE A NOTE OF IT. For suborban advertising the old iWell inablished local nowtpaper, which has become a necessity in every homo, is about the best medium. Such a paperinvariably contains, in every isRuc, something that is locally interesting, and is therefore eagerly looked for, circulates from hanl to hland, nd then is sent to some friend in tile oco try The newo columns of daily papers nay only be hurriedtly scanuned, and thie slleut then thrown aside, but tihe local journal is trean-. turcd, nnd the demanld for back copies of the 'raheraa Telrgraplh and St. Kildfa Alflrcrtier is surprising. Many mbhiiess men seem to think thit, beeause a daily newspaipr in supltosed to avoe a wide eir culation, its advertising itiluence must be greater-forgetting talt not one in ah:nu dred readers ever evet glanceat the closely packed columns of advertitsements in the dailies, while the greater tmajority of tlhose sho do look at busintesm notices are far away from thie locality' in Wihich trale ...
A PRAHRAN CITIZEN IN THE OLD WORLD. MR. G. L. SKINNER INTERVIEWED. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
A PRAHRAN CITIZEN IN THE OLD WORLD. MR. Gt. L. SKINNER INTERVIEWED. A representative of this journal waited upon Mr. G. L. Skinner, the well-.kown solieltor, on MIonday morning, with a view of learning his impressions of the Old World niade d'durig his rcent visit. In reply to queries, M.r. Skinner said-Passing ov?r the trip and my arrival at the Royal Albert docks, I may state that my first impressioos of London were not favorable. TiThe streets are too narrow, aud the traffic 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 substance. The sun is seldom seen in Lon don. I never saw it all the while I was there, but there isno dust, and this com pensates for a lot. The traffic in Londssn streets atonishes a Colonial, and also the wonderful manner in which it is managed. :The streets are laid with a kind of hard polished asphalt, on tihe top of wood bldhcks. This beomes very slippery after rain,...
SOCIETY MEETINGS. ST. KILDA IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
SOCIETY MEETINGS. ST. KILDA IMIPROVEMIENT ASSO CIATION. The ordinary meeting of the above was held last Tuealay evening in the school-room of tie Alma-rund Congregational Cietrch. The chair was occupied by MIr. A. Weight, ir the precnce of a very fair attendance of members. The vcning wassetapartfor impromptu speeches. The following were the suabject:-" Will the prposed increase of duties on grain be for the benefit of the eountry l" "Has footballa beneficial effect on ito partilsns!" and "The Timse andr rarnell case." Tie subjects wer well dis cussoa. the members showing a deciled improvement in their speaking powerrs. Next Tuesday ervening, 28th inst., wrill be Ievoterl to a debate ertitled, "Should tihe Educatior Act be free, secular, and coml ulesory " in which Mr. A. Plett will oper in tihe aflirmative, while thie negative vier nill be uphel by Mr. W. Simpson, which ihourld prove irterestiag.
NEW COUNCIL CHAMBER. ACCEPTED AND REJECTED SCHEMES. OFFICIAL OPENING. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
NEW COUNCIL CHAMBER. -1 ACCEPTED ,4Nl HIj?0EOTED SCHEMES. OFFICIAL OPENING. Tile plan which we published in our Vedneliaty's issue of the new council :hmber at the e'mhran Towl-hitll created :onsidermble interest, and there wts a large lemand for the paper by rtepoyers who robably wished to sewd copies to friends eosiding elsewhere. We have received srveml requests to give Cr. Beatty's plan [which wros rejected) in thi istue, andl in rdter that ratepayers many maoke a compari 0on we give engnavilgsof tile two schemes proposed respectlively by Crs. Forbeo and Icntty. The followfug deslcriptive account of the oflicial opening eppcarcd in Wcdncsdity's iosue, oit we repeat it hiere so that the above cnragmvings may be better under stood: Th'e lm'rah n council ~tt for the first time in the new council chtanlber on M?on dcyeve!nug. Te mayoner at all cosulcil: lors were piresent, wits the exception of Cr. Forbes, whto, ve regret to state, is ill, anl Cr. Wightouts, who is tbsent from tlie ...
LEGAL DECISIONS ABOUT NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
LEGAL DECISIONS ABOUT NEWSPAPERS. I. IF any person orders his paper to be Iiscontinuedo, he must first pay all arrears or the publisher may continue to send until payment is mado, atd then collectthe whole amount, whethr tile paper is taken from the ofilce or not. 2. The courts h?ve decided that refusing to take newspapers alnd periolicals from the post-oflice?, or re moving and leaving them uncalledt for, is primafafoer evidence of tntentional fraud.
STRANGE DISAPPEARANCE. A ST. KILDA YOUTH MISSING. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
STRANGE DISAPPEARANCE. --~-+ A ST. KILDA YOUTIH MISSING. Tho police have been informed of a traugc disappoearamnc of nq yoqth from St. Kihla, named Basil Carter, aged 16i, son of Mr. . H. OCarter, of thie Audit office. After Ilmnch, at 2 p.m., on the 21st inst., he went outfora walk, intending to bo back in two boomrs. Since tllen noqthing wllatevcr bIs bocn hIearl of b!b!, and nil efforts nnmade by the poltco and his friends hlave provced unavailing. The family are only staying at St. Kilda for a change, their rsibdence being at Kewc, where they are woell known. There is no cnuse whatever for his leaving home, and the fact that he was aquiet, woll-conductedd youth makes it the more mysterious.
THE POET'S CORNER. THE Editor is always ready to receive original poetical offusions, which will be published when suitable. It is desired to cultivate the gift, and render this department of the paper as interesting as possible. A REJECTED LOVER'S SIGHS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
THE POET'S CORNER. Tosr, Editor is always reolly to reeoive original po0t1,l etfflsionso wh eh w 01 to ,u!lishodwheo mltoblc. It Is doeirod to culttlrto tho gift, ond render this deartment of the paper 00 Lntercsthln na 1?ossihdc. A RIEJECTED LOVER'S SIGHS. No moro shall happiness her joys bnfold, Or peace of mind assert its powerful away ; But gorrow's mighty store of woes untold, Will long accompany me ; till comes the day When mem'ry will have ceased to picture thee, And senses fade away, and leave me free, In dread oblivion, to seek repose. Then will time have worked its sorry cure, In dotage plitif[ul, drowned all my woes. Oh, father far, as long as life will last, Would I this misery and woe endure, Than yield the mem'ries of the happy past, When thou, and happiness, and joy were mine. And o'er or hearts, love's binding wreath was cast, As though for ever 'twould our lives en twine. Oh, cruel fate, that forcd those bonds apart, Can'st thou revoke or change thy stern decree Pea...
VICTORIAN POSTAL RATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 25 May 1889
VICTORIAN PST4L. RATES. L.ettcrs, for every 1 oz. or umulr .. . Lctter Cants ... ... ... ... 11 P'ost Cants ...... ... ...0 1 'Packtcis, ovory 2 o. or ulder ul; t 11 0 1 Bcroks, very 4 oz. o. uqdttr R l to 3 lb 0 1 Ncwsapel?sl, each ... ... ... O 0O do. bulk parcels ... per lb. 0 1 Wc beg to draw oar candors' attentllon to thu adveortisemot appearilg elsowbhero of Mr. Younghusband, wood aund coal mer chalnt, loosamond-street, near BIalaclava otatloo. People who adrvertise once only in throe molths forget that most folks cannot re moember anything longer than' three days. If you eal arouse curiosity by an adver tisement, it is a point gained. The fair ex doll't holdl all the curiosity ill the world. A manll's sig ofers a mute inlvitation to thoee who pa0s his place of businw.a; his circular can only remlch those to wholn peroolal attentloll is givcll; but his al nounlcement ill this jollrnal gon illto the highways and byways, linldling cIstomrs, a n p com[etlling thIem t econsider hi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
VOTERSI, READ THIS. ----+--- At a political mieeting tile olther evening the candidate ,.as being qucestioned--tirt on one subject, thcn on another. All of a oudden a oldy asked him to support a bill sreohlbttng tile ,rie of inferior tea. "I clnnot, intertere with lihe liberty of the Fsbjddt', medhlatn, 'dniji tllue candidate, 'but I.will advise all my constitncts to drink onily tine lre tea spulplied tr tilaturln Tea tancrr, 122 Cha'rpel-treet, four doonn freon IIighr-otroot, at Jo., Is. .hL., Is. 8di., 2so, and to." 6d./tib: Tisi candidate will he leectenh, .audidates, mind your To. AnV: Hlfflowaa's Oilntmtnt and 1'illo.-Out wanl inrllmltleso.-Before the discovery of these remtledies many ec.es of oorco, ulcers, o?, were prohlouo ctl to h incut ble, hcooute the trovtteot porotool tenoled to loetroy tile strogth it twas incomptetent to prcsrooe, olid to eoaspeoote the oyomlptool it as ineluateto to remooc. liollotay'o Pills occrt the most t wooholeome o o wer over Ithe unhletlthly ...
THE VALUE OF LONGEVITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
THE VALUE OF LONGEVITY. Dr. Felixi . Owald, iri writing of tile valuelof longevity, rays : ' SCan thloere ite a doubt tlhat Burns nol Kets foresaw the isue of their struggle ogainst bigotry, or that Cervantes, in the gloom of his mnisery, could read the sigon of the dawn preorging a sunburst of posthae mons fame 1 - Spinofna and Sehiller diled at the thres hold~of their goal; t'unnl, Harvey, Mcao, toy, Buekle, o,,d ilChat left theiriniroithlrlo workb Clf.-finishled; lophael, Mozart, anl Byron died at the verge of a somaeit whlielh .pnrthapuno other foot elmll ever o)proeaelb. "Wtholo knows how often, s lce tte ntoloen of tooderl eivelnee, tihe chill ref death heon iolsitd a handl that elnd aIl bet lifted the veils of Isis' templel Or ill hlnw many thousannd lives time alole wvoul lIve solved all dliscordls into ilarnluics ? An ilcrese of lotlgcvity wtvoll, indeel, solve ithe vex rg rhihllles of existstce; it evoall frenrishi ite iucouliar endlorsement of Mr. Mallock's .conclusion. I...
SPORTS COLUMN. FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
SPORTS COLUMN. FOOTBALL. By RoVEa. The Queen's tirtlauy maetches are alt over, and some surprises have been effected hjtheste and Satutnlay's contests. On tie farmer day the great surprise wos the defeat of South elstebarac by Essoenseon, aiidtheresult goes far to sasow that the latter team are a long way better lans most people imagine. Geelong easily.vanquithne the North Meltourne, and thre tatter again hssd to knaclte under on the Saturshay to the South MtItmurne, who sere not to be canugt napping a second lime. Ricttmonsd camplout.attheir shells t guinet tho Fisa roy. sd ·the latter ,had a good tealtihe ivoish ot tlc ecni St. KilduaEio siircy bli ia pleausre tosr at Ballacat, and, from aounts given by some of the team, they hose Ihsd a high old time of it. Btllaret wus rehedltate on Thursday night, and or the fixture sghiinst noon of Friday it can afetly be nargued that the'l boysg'" iere not up to concert pitch. The Ballarat team came ofl winners by 6 goals-12 behinds to 2 goal...
THE MARRIAGE CONTROVERSY. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
THE MARRIAGE CONTROVERSY. Mr. Oladstone. who Iran tecome eminent among advocntea of woman sufrage, in a recent number of the .i'nOte'nth (eaterry, has an article in rrwhich he denls with tile nmrriage controversy, which is, he mays, the greotest annt deepest of all htumao n contro veries. It appears, Mr. (Gladsntone writer, to bie sirginl up on all sides niorlnl nr , rndl every aid to a delioitu mapping out of its lines should hrave, on that account, both interest and valnu. in Mr. Glnritonec' opinion, it is in America that thiscontro versy Ihans rearnehel a more advanced rtage of development than elsewherle. Furopean eyes (and thie eyes of A.traliansa internsted in the great lquestion) oIvur hardly yet began to.tara to tllat profounlUy irmportant fleld for olhservation whichi tile present social life of America olters at nall points a life which, ilit dioa not embrace the largest province of the entire social lift of civilioed man, rilltstortly ermbrace not tie largest only, but ti...
A MAINTENANCE CASE. ALLEGATIONS AGAINST THE WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
A MAINTENANCE CASE. ALLEGATIONS AGAINST THE WIFE, A few episede inh tie rvetntul life of Tlhomas aRld Annie .\nmlia Smith were laid bare for pubalic criticism ia the Prrheran court oil M?oulay durling tile hearing of a caso in wlhich Mrs. Smith sued her hsbanmd for nuaiateance. The parties, according to the opening statcmeaetof Mir. Italy, who appeared for tile complaianat, had been married about six years. There was no issue to the marriage, bat an additiIon to the famtily was shortly erxpected. For a short period duriag hlier married career Mrs. Smith had bhea an ijmate of the Kew asylum, and siace her disclharge from that institution her husbaadl had not allowed her sullicient means to live upon. Mrs. Smaith gavreevidence relative to allowances which had been made by hier husbandl for hier rlsupport, and in aiswer to Mr. Williams, lwho appeared for hier husolto , she stated that ste Ihad alwaysoh bela?vel to her husband an a wife shoula do to expect him to kOeep hier. Mr. William...
POLICE NEWS. PRAHRAN COURT. MONDAY, MAY 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
POLICE NEWS. PRAHRAN COURT. nMIoNDAY, MAY 27. lctfore ,tess. Dixon,Hornblower, Mitchell, Parry, Sykes, and Young, J.'lsP. DnlneKARDns..--. John M'Laughllin anl William Priugle were brought up oi chargeot of drunkenlets, and were ldischlarged. INSiLTING IlEIAVnlo.-J;amesi Tggllrl came up for inulting behaviotr, otlerwise fighting in tile street on Saturlay night. He was fiued 40s., or seven days' impriaon ment. On the nsanne charge Maggie I)ou nelly was diselmrgcd. AN UNHAPPY COUPL.E.-rThI family troubles of Joscph antd Maria St. Lawrence, man and wiife, fornlcd thle taljcct of an inalvestigation. St. Latwrence was accused bgy his wife of assaunlt and having threnateed ier life. eFor disobeyilg orders it tra. tiircdl tlmt Mrs. St. Lawrence was struck by her Ihusbnd Iast Friday$,andt tllrnatotlicd tith being ripped open. The parties had been living ont very uitntisfactory termu for mome tite past. Accuned was baound over in his own recogisancee of £25, to keep the peace for six months...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
ANSWERS TO COHRESPONDENTS. "Espqutra" usL :-CoastL you inlfdru" ue throlnh your colunsll how uany Catholic ;chusbrcs'there nre in Iahan, St. Kir, Soauth Yarm, and Tuonlk, anld if thcrcis onle cllelt~ St. Joseph's~, ull4l oblige. There Ilre three--St. ]?[:tr'y's ll~l thle S,?crl leatrt ill St. Kidn, andl St. Joseleh a (Ftlhcr Fits geml a's) i auS th Yam. TlE PRAHRAF TELL WIAPI IPUBLISHED ON WEDNESIDAYS AND SATURDAYS. " 17n 1 )Xil, FPII.LPSS Iet I.I .OL'0 OSS O. etr)· ?:te1, of thoughlt or wrork beIrnc41 oul Tnuxl, " r aFI lr, aur: so almi[ we leave foot. prints ou tile n o!T th n ,8e." Iri'F,~D.VI::. .I ,.'L] 1 ?, 1559.
THE LADIES' COLUMN. AFTERNOON-TEA GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
THE LADIES' COLUMN. AFTlERNOON-TEA GOSSIP. Slr ELLA. Primary colors are to be in vogue this casoni, and to tlose who disliked tlie cold, dill ihaldes oset of late, tile intimation will Ibe an plealingoc. Navy blae, "geculdarmle," a deeper nhade of the latter termned oli'rlia, but very preferable to tlie ickly tint worn during tile last few onlths, and a fourtll which boirder on violet,will all be ustl for morning ouit-ofdoor costume, ando tur qnoise.hlue mul nure for evenlig weatr. Glace kid gloves are more popular in olamion than the tan sunede ones, though the latter are still in favor wilthl the Parisianos. Fur bonlrders on skirts of evening dresses is one of tile latest stylte. Ilack fox is Iael oil white latln. aol blio oii golld. A lovely white costumle, workela[ in silver andl trimedt with ataile, was oule if tihe gifts received by tile Princess of Wales from the Czar andl Czarina on tile occasion of the former'a silver weldig. Thlie shoes worn recently by Miss Astor, of New ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
Two curse of modern times--cramped and unwhlolesome dwellings-is steadily spreading, and we are pleased to see that the municipalities are resolved that tihe orevilshall ibe remedied as mnouchl as possible by the enactmeint of build ing regulations. ".Instead of ihavilng "crai ped-utl terracesol houses," sa;lys a high authority onl sanitation, 'every 'house should stand in the midst of ai " well-kept garden and wholly detached, "so IIthat the air may freely eirculate " nll round the house us well as thlrough "it; for sltgainit air is no more phic? " tie stagnant water. Dwellinigs shloul "be places where all conditions of health "fill existence are secured, where alt "the comforts and considerations of "eivilised life shall be obtainablen , andi "where health and strength are so re "invigorated- thtt .the daiily w-ork be "cooles a pleasuro instead of a htrras "sing toil." To ensure.liot only thib mislh-desired state of ihealtlhful living. but also to restrainl the use of inflim mrubl...
DISTRICT NEWS. OAKLEIGH. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
DISTRICT NEWS. OA(KL.EIGII. (FROM OUR OWN COoRREPONDENTo.] 1nt ThurlSay II. G. Beisonii, E. ., en tertained a large number of fricntls at a .icilcn pavrty at his residence " Ielgrave," Mourrumbteena. Notwithstandingi the cohl, everyone enjoyed themselvee. There were pilenty of out.door gamnee, ndl lovers of telts amuoed thecaetlves ant that nas there is a good b iurt. Those who did not care for govues faoUt n IIollaet to atrlllee it the teautifulgrnlcnso, where thcre was so nach shellter, that most of the visitore prcfcrred being ouat of doors. The ten was arongedr it two rootlsu, oiie for thie chilrcl amind the other for their clters, to which amsple jus tice was done. D)ancinllg andll gataes made the cvcaing ipass very pleatnttly, and every oane went home wiell Ipleased with their host nid hil daughter, to whot they wer indebted for a moit enjoyable aftcrloonl and evelillg. A very aice juvenile party wan giveC Inst Thuritay by Thomcas Davey, Eoluire, of "WWoodlands," Oakelcigh. Th...
PARS PITHILY PUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 29 May 1889
PARS PITHILY PUT. .1. M. Dtvien. Derbin Willder. "Iltanshard for ever." Sir Benjamin Benjiramin. A spanking team-our parents. South Yarm Province Electiton. John Itriglht's will promvel at £8o;,0t0. " Sainlts " 2d lrave turnlecd the tidle of ald. vertity. Warn of principlle is tile principal want iBallamt hospitality too much for the " Coinet." " sairnt." e. ttallamt-thelatter came off victorious. Mayoress of I'rahran's reception nrext Wtednesday. That enthousiastic citizenc, W.W.W., sap porting Davies. Gillie--we sympathiec wcitll yeu. lHer Majesty hnas erred. Mr. .. Rowan saucceels Mr. D. II. Daly as C.P.S. at Pralhra. The tlebrew populoation of Noew York is enltimated at 120,Oltl. Sholemaktcr' toast-" May the world maiple o ur trade." The local feutbtallers have seeilre, a forl man in "t Sinocy" "Griltitih. South liallanmt boys lrave beaten tile "Saints.'" Why is this lths Al execltion by electricity is to htake place in New York- on June 24. Some are bte rt rid!, loters clieoe r...