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NEW X-RAY MARVEL. IMPORTANT INVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 July 1914
NEW X-RAY MARVEL. ---t- - a IMPORTANT INVEN'1TION. A score of prominent America physicians and physicists wern imaized by a demionstration of at1 entirely riew method of prolduing.i X-rays. iliscovered by Mr. Williun D. Coolidge.- - This demonstration followed a diiinnei giveil to the iii v eiitor i 1" I C of New York- and after i- was o've: the physiciian si`ii sof' thien ray exiperts, nitel i leclaringtii the iithdw-l'isiliiiiieci present.' iuiie>c;l- A[i r adiographi plates i if 1 in tre ne A JOl91UT in speakiing of the newt uiethoi, Dr. Qi imysiiili i i Tel griaph rereseiitiitive it will - i pletely revolutiise: 'that' now -iit"Ij use, but oie or two *ears 'work would.be ricquiiired to make the .1 1 plicatioii nsafe ii the treatmeit o diseases; except in the hands of skill ed exierts. The iew tube: gisve \-rays of the imos.t ieniarkable peile tratirig power; and it is claimed, is controlled to a degree utidream=n ed of when Ilontgent made his dis covery; It is tlie result of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 July 1914
'PRAHRAN'S PALATIAL PLAYHOUSE' THE- LYRIC Theatre, Clapel Street, Prahran. . ' ictoria's First Theatre in .elbourne's Suburbs. -.The ,most Mallgniicently ippointed Theatre itn Victoria. Naturally leated on Cold Nights. Cool and 'onifortable in Hot Weather. LATEST ATTRACTIONS (For the Week commencing MONDAY, 20th JULY). Great Star Attraction, "The Reporter." The Longest and Best Entertainment in Melbourne. NOTE-The Performance begins at one minute to 8 prompt every evening, II SPLANADE. LYRIC Theatre, ST. KILDA. irei S PARADISE AND LYRIC SPICTURES. Complete change of programme Mondays and Thursdays. Special programme every Sunday Evening. Changes Twice Weekly, Mondays and Thursdays. il Prices 6d and 1/ SN.B. This Theatre is Completely covered In. iE~l==l 3==ll---»==E El PALAIS OE DANSE Continuous Continuous DANCING ID Now Open. I WINTER SEASON. 8 p.m. Every Evening 8 p.m. ESPLANADE, U St. Kilda Beach $ Di Gilio's Full Orchestra. [ Z. Glassel ART WIG MAKER, LADIES' HAIR DRESSER and HA...
Balance Sheet of the Bates Benefit Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 July 1914
Balance Sheet of the &nbsp; Bates Benefit Fund. &nbsp; We are in receipt of a copy of the &nbsp; certified balance sheet of the Bates &nbsp; Benefit Fund, May 11 and 13, 1914, &nbsp; which is as follows— &nbsp; Cr.—Subscriptions received, £71 &nbsp; 12s 3d; sale of tickets, £8o 10s. &nbsp; Total, £152 2s 3d. Less expenses, &nbsp; £3 8s. Net result, £148 14s 3d. Dr.—A.N.A. Hall (two nights), &nbsp; £3 ; postage and stationery, 8s. Total, £3 8s. &nbsp; Audited and found correct. &nbsp; (Signed) C, Archer, auditor, Lin- &nbsp; coln Place, Windsor ; C. A. Patten, &nbsp; auditor, 16 Wynstay Grove, Arma- dale ; T. Kelly, treasurer, 14 Mary street, Windsor ; W. Barton, secre- tary, 88 Hornby street, Windsor. The money (£148 14s 3d) has been placed in the Savings Bank, Chapel street, Prahran, and the two trustees, Messrs Archer and Wheeler, will supervise the paying over of the mo...
HOW A SWINDLER WAS "DONE." [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
HOW-A'-SWINDLER WAS "DONE: -:.A; wcll.knoni a police oflicial` in the Mid-lands ;writes: The Major" ): told inie an amiusing story ofl how a shady j individual was hoist iwith his own l petardl: ?Bl? means:? of. an ingenious posed as a cle; maiiufaetrer; and foir` p the prposof cariying on the hi;'siiis 'sengaged a smiall house in an obscure ='coirt of the t'. itoan He plaiced noticeis in severa 'iapers ptilrs - lished ?at great distances . froni .. / andi receivede quite a laige numbek of n.oilders:. ftor:? .cycles, the monoyey tbeinig -seiit i ui advance.:. After miii?i dcelay thtle-custon?ersi received a liprice. paid wa-s one whicih should ha:e entited th?eemi to a ? far superior article, etndl,by these" means tie mtan kep~: it outof the cltclies of the police, cimil priocess' 'beinig the iionly Way a umstomer could proceed against him. Among his clientele wias a - farmer, who- ordered a; cycle and sent on; a :money cirder for se?en guineas. Sfter;n aiting a reasonable time for'...
EARL JERSEY'S DOUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
EARL JERSEY'S DOUBLE. :-+ A :striking. story is told.of. Lord Jersey, whose. interest. in w.ork among waifs: and.strays is so well ano .n. :Many years ago, when he was Gov eror.- of New Southi. Wales, Ihe was abliout to visit a certain mining town with Lord Kintore. The local news paper thereupon ordered ;r photo of the latter peer, butl forgot to order one of Iiord Jersey. Biati:" to the editor's suilrise, a photo of I ord :Jeisey wahs lnelosed \withi tl?at of I ord Kiinltore. The .Adelaide ri?presenl atirc . was blessed foi his apparent fojrt't:aii?ht, and the two pictures were iengraved onl wood. and duly plublisird. Lord Jersey subsequently sav the editor, and was - very comp!inmelitary ahs;ut the excellence of his portrait. A few days. later it leaked out that the supposed photograph of Lord Jersey was really the pDicture of a drapecr's assistant in Adelaide... Whe the-.or respondent purchased at a photo grapher's the ,portrait of L ord 1Kin tore, he .wanted soanet-hing to. pla...
THE MATTERHORN. HURT AND HACKED BY TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
THE MiATTERHORN. HURT AND HACKED BY TIME.. Our progress up the last slope was exceedingly slow, but it. was steady and continuous. At every step our leader trod the snow cautiously, seek ing some rugosity on .the rock be neath it. This, ho:ever, was rarely found, and in most cases he had to establish practicable attachments be tween the snow and the slope which bore it. No semblance of a slip oc curred in the case of any one of fis; had. a. slip occurred, I do not think the worst consequences could have liecn avoided. SWith steady perseverencc,, ditlicul Lies upon a mountain, as elsewhere, come to an end. We were finally able to pass from the face of the pyra mid to its rugged edge, feeling with coinfort that honest stienigth - and fair skill, which might have gone for little on the slope, were here mas ters of the situation. Standing on the arete at the foot' of a remarkable cliff-ga::le seen from Zermatt, and permitting the vision to range over the Matterhorn,-iti ap .:earance fro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
:Fraser & Morphet for Good Printing. GLOBE DYE WORKS Save the Cost of Winter Outfits by DRY CLEANING or DYEING the Dark Shades now Fashionable. / / '- Ladies' Costumes Cleaned THE GLOBE Ladies' Costume Dyed from ... 5/6 ?_ Ladies' Blouses Cleaned from ... ... 1/3 Gentlemen's Suits Cleaned from ... ... 4/ Gentlemen's Suits Dyed from 5/6 Gloves Cleaned Odorless 3d pr Lace Curtains and other Furnishings Cleaned and Dyed, FURS REMODELLED Ostrich Feathers Cleaned and Dyed all the New and Fashionable Shades. RECEIVING OFFICES: 27 CHAPEL STREET, near Windsor Station; 156 OREVILLE STREET, near Town Hall; TOORAK ROAD, two doors South Yarra Station; OLENFERRIE R.D, Malvern. High St, WINDSOR, I door from chapel St. TEL. 1706 WINSDOR. Works -40, 42, 44 Ellis St., S. Yarra, oflChapel at. Phone 1755, Windsor Ex. SAW AND MOULDING MILLS, DUKE STREET, WINDSOR, Opp. FALLON'S, Drapers, Chapel Street. Wm. Marsh & Sons BUILDERS and CONTRACTORS. LIME. MANTELPIECES SHOP FRONTS CEMENT made ...
ANTIQUE CLOCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
ANTIQ UE C LOCKS. SSome interesting oparticulars con cerning:antiqlue clocks are contributed to the September "'Connoisseur" by Mr. George Cecil. England and the Continent are, it seems, rich in those treasures, . among them being the curiously complicated clock. at Lyous Cathedi·al, the Strasburg clock, the Isaac Harbrecht clock on view at the 3Britishl Miiseuin, those at the church of St Mary and the Dome church at Lubeck, and the wonderful seven teentli-century clock in the Grand Piazza, Venice. The Lyons clock was constructed in 159S, and was the work of Nicholas Lippius, of Basle, -and Nourison, a local:clockmaker ; it boasts seven figures, each of which appears in a niche once a week. :THE -STRASBURG AND VENICE OLOCKS. Perhaps the -Strasburg clock is the host wonderfual of all ; more than twenty- feet in height:, it was made by the Brothers Harbrecht. It shows nearly: fift constellations of stars; the sun and moon traIverse its globe; a plan of the city of Strasburg, and the s...
About a Horse. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
About a Horse. Cornelius George Stow, cartage con tractor, was charged, before Messrs. Mackinnon (chairman), -Hutton, Mar tin, Curwen-Walker, Sargeant, Bangs, Hislop, Cooke, and Captain Russell, J's.P. at the Prahran Court on Monday, with having .knowingly permitted a horse to be, driven in- circumstances involving cruelty on June 12. M1r.. Mellor prosecuted on behalf of the Society .for- the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and Mr. McComas appeared: for the defence. Constable Parkinson stated that he inspected the horse -in Williams-road, and found two. sores on the animal's back and one on the shoulder. They were known as "set fast" sores, and were of the size of a two-shilling piece. Benjauin Willmott, ' inspector, st;ted tiatl his attention was directed to .the horse, on ithe St. Kilda beach. It was attached to: a dray in charge of a boy ', young son of defendant, who was loailing sand.- When witness placed his: hand near the -sores, the horse would wince and endeavour to bite....
IN THE SAME BOAT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
IN THE SAME BOAT. If Quitetite lias any clainm: to fame t all it is for holdingi record Inuni iiu of unpaid tailor's iills.: Ote of his victitms one day ;decided to ti' thlie effect of. a :perso nal- apilication for th amount do ueto hi% 2HIc culi C dc'l:er times iupon the deii1u ent hilt; as: never. able to catch him. finally he succeedeid justs lic.was iuodestl inquir3y I'e cailled to see if you can. pay me:.tliis hlill Mi Quit titeL ?' Qw;tetittite looked" at itl for -a no nmet and tlici t said r innocently ;l."i?" ou i: er owe ilnybody :ay thin ? 'No;- sir;" replied t ic ? ialor : ':-Then Io: c:c aflord to Wait," said hiis ~i igish l to; ritl , i lhe IThe tailor again ii:de several at tenipts, taii:d at. !last": aas successful in- co:nOriig his, ian a~second time. SQuitetite. lookeld very solemn, and asked : 'i"re you in debt':t tanyone ?" \ot to he= caught. this time the tailor replied 'Yes,sr si I ?m sorry to say I And 'ip3y don't you pay ", ecauiise I haven't got the money, ;...
SOME VIEWS OF THE DOCTOR. WHEN THE GOLDEN AGE OF HEALTH ARRIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
SOME VIEWS OF T-IE DOCiOR.. WHEN THE GOLDEN AGE OF HEALTH ARRIVES.. it- ould he foolish to .denyi tF:t' some mIeinbers 'of the p ?lia dishi e us (doctors)- and these uInusual:: per sonis form'n an:" interesting group: Among them. are they aiho tallk of medical: priestcraft,. and of: the. ty-rc: n ny: of- doctors, saying that-.ou?: pro fession is airing, a narroy and lolsa trade union. They affirn that many of is are ignorant, conceited, averi ciois, do :nright unscrup ulous; that we experiment on hospital paticno: and ierform. unneceseaiv -o;erat:or, for the hone of big fces oi foro tli sl-?er dciiight of showing of ; that we rin aiftec fads, `go mad over vaccines - ni s~ra; and are' neglectful ofi bed side 'obseeration ; that we call every-?_ thing appenlicditis; that-we are in digerent- to the real hinlura:es- in, the way of national health, an'I: are absurdly afraid of. quite. harmless or: even beneficient germs. They look forward, some of thenm to a Golden Age, within" measurabl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Fraser & Morphet for Good Printing. OUR £2 !I0 TO ALL MARRIED A business may have REPUTATION without much WOMEN CHARACTER, or it may have character without Sstill in force much reputation. Character is what we are; re Snputation is what we are THOUGHT to be. Any busi- . ness which is intended to be a perpLtual institu ? tion, as this one is, MUST HAVE BOTH. Every son of Adam, prince or plough boy, genius or dunce, is cast in the same image, and moulded in the same clay; yet every man differs from his fellow. Every good tailor uses the same sort of fabrics, linings, trimmings and buttons; yet every tailor's tailoring Sdiffers from another's. You can no more fathom the riddle of the human mind than you can plumb the depth of the ocean. A EDWARD LOVE & Co.s SUIT DIFFERS FROM EVERY OTHER-good style without freakishness - good material without ostentation -good fit without exaggeration. These are the things to look for In a EDWARD LOVE & CO.'S SUIT. Space will not...
Tramway Extension. DEPUTATION TO MALVERN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Tramway Extension. DEPUTATION TO MALVERN COUN CIL. Two deputations waited upon the Malvern Council on Monday evening, in connection with requests for tram way extension. The request of the ratepayers who spoke first in support of the tramway extension they desired, asked the council to take the necessary steps to cause to be constructed an exten sion of the Wattle Tree-road tramway from its present terminus along Wattle Tree-road and lower Malvern road to the junction of the Waverley road, and an extension of the Waver ley-road tramway frotic its nresent terminus along Waverley.road to its junction with lower Malvern-road, with the view of linking up the two lines. The extension proposed, it was claimed, would open up that large and rapidly-increasing part of the city known as East Malvern, with the con sequent effect of greatly increasing. the prospeirity of Malvern, and in particular the traders in Glenferrie road. Apart from this, experience in other, cities had shown that exten ...
Motor Traffic. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Motor Traffic. Before the Mayor- (Cr. O'Donnell), and Messrs. Levi, Smithwick, and Willis, J's.P., at the St. Kilda Court on Tuesday, Mrs, Diana Fisher, of Brighton, was charged with having driven a motor car on the St. Kilda road in a manner dangerous to the public on June 26. Sub-inspector Wescott conducted the prosecution, and Mr. Fay appeared for the defence. George Henry Billson, aerated water manufacturer, stated that at half-past 10 a.m. his chauffeur was driving him along St. Kilda-road towards Mel bourne at the rate of 15 miles an hour. A motor 'bus, to avoid Mrs Fisher's car, which was driven by herself, went to the side of the road. Witness's car was just in front of the motor 'bus at the time, and the result was that the 'bus collided with the rear of witness's car and broke a lamp. The accident was caused through witness's car having to pull off to allow Mrs. Fisher's car to pass. He considered that Mrs. Fisher was driving at the rate of 25 miles an hour. Mr. Fay: Did y...
DETECTIVE'S LUCKY CAPTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
DETECTIVE'S LUCKY CAPTURE. --+- ?Forom the "Romance of Crime"-in. "The Strand lagazine."):": There was a manufacturing .ewed ler in * *' " . whose iiame was - ..... who had a showroom -?scawhere in the ,neighhourlhood ofb St. Paul's . Cathedral. : Sevrleteen years there had beein in his: eriloy? a commercial travelleri: in. wilomiii c he reposed tile comipletst - conlidedc? This traveller had a very iprCtt turn for the inventi;,n of .orinlieital designs in gold and .precious .stories,: a ind ie was an accomplished draughltsmani. In his jiirnces about- : the country he. carriiel with thiii,-ab tray of pinchbeck anid o. colouredc glass, which represented in duplicate a tray of real jewellery and pirecious stones which was kept under lock and ke y at the showroom. It h?eP pened, whether by accident or design, that the one tray was substituted for the other,; the pinchbeck imita tioas being left in the jeweller's: safe uand the real thing carried away by_ Ithe couiercial traveller. The ...
A REALM OF ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
AI,- REALM 01 Q RO RMANGr. ': ica Ihas been futll of romniancl foitunes a blt een- d iii cand :squaini Sdee :iii aday :: The histor of the riic unlie, sit o te d nalot tar frool 12l toan o f yaodesia --iss most romanl Not long since this - iine` was ivdes urp as a orthiless and chliinged .- nd for a ::ten-pound note. -h piurchasers conimeenced a orli in; -earnest, with most gratifying rei its: so much so thant -Rhoidesi ,. :Ltd "declared the outiut of ;the Farvic: Mine;. after thirty days' wvorking. from a si' stamp battery and one ,grindiing-Ipa to be: From 819 tons of ore crushed 2,180 ounces of gold ; also 23 oz". ro, 125 tons of cyanide sands; anhd 16 oz. from 544 tons of cyanide slimes as well as 290 oz: of silver. The total yield of gold was valued ,t £9,977 14s. 1250'
HOW OSTRICHES ARE PLUCKED. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
ROW OSTRIOFIES AR?u PLUUCKO D. When the plucking-time comes round it is necessary to collar the troop of ostriches; This is done by sending about half a dozen:nien into the enclosure on foot, and a couple an horseback, to bring the stragglers .n. The birds are driven into a small craal, about forty yards square, and in this kraal the plucking-boxes stand ihe birds are then -caught, and, as "luickly is possible, small linen bags i?re slipped over their heads-a pro ..ess - which immediately. conquers the nird, for, finding himself in darkness, ae?'will .stand trembling, and ready to lie pushed in any direction. W:ithithe bags over their heads, the birds are pushed into 'the plucking ibo;es. A" man standing- outside the -box :at each side -gets hold of the aiug~g anid clips the fealthers from it; thlei, :ialking round to the tail. ,lips the tail-feathers also,- until the -liole troop has plassed through the plick-iigHoxses. Six m en will pluec Is5 i uids in one day,.!
Canon Hart. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Canon Hart. It was recently intimated that Canon J, S Hart, vicar of St. Martin's Church, Hawksburn, had declined the deanery of Newcastle, New South Wales, offered him by Bishop Stretch. It is unofficially stated that Canon Hart has accepted the wardenship of St. John's College for theological students at East St. Kilda offerel to him by Arch bishop Ula ke in succession to Dean Stephen. Bishop-elect of Tasmania. Canon Hart has confirmed this state. ment. He is known in Victoria as one of the ablest scholars and theo logians in the Anglican Churcb, Educated at the Melbourne Univer sity, he took his M.A. and B.So. degrees. He was curate at Geelong and South Yarra, obtaining his first parish of Benilla. Later he went to Middle Park and Hawksburn, He will be the Moorhouse lecturer for 1915. It is expected that Canon Hart will take up his new duties in October.
THE COSTLIEST CLUB IN THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
PHE: COSTLIEST -:LUB. IN THll .WORLD.: : The- home of luxury aptly: describes ~he : new, Royal Automobile Club, in Pall.: Mall,. _.which will be. ready for iecciupation in January. ,..The. Grecian.. swimming-bath, 90it. rong and 30ft. wide, will, together with the w alls, be encased l-in white ?arlle . Adjoining, :there are to be found a- Turkish bath,: -a fine gym jiasium, and squash racquet::courts. ,'romn the entrance. hall, one proceeds o:-a :magnificent vestibule with - glass-covered, domed- roof. On one ,ide._ 'is the_ general- club-room-n :ompartment 100ft. by 10ft. The :ounge hall, which is 30ft. high, has i musicians' gallery at one. end and I stage at the other '-TIn all, there sill be nine floors: .The total cost :f the. building will tle £230,000, and some £30,000 will be spent orn furnish ag.