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Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Wedding. I Constable F. W. Sickerdickl, who for three years had been stationed in Prahran, was married on Saturday, 11tli inst., to Miss Violet Speed, of BallaratL The ceremony, which was of a -quiet' nature, took place at St. Matthew's -Church Parsonage, Prah ran, and the Rev. W. T. C. Storrs, M.A.;, oiciated. The bride was at tended by her sister, and Mr. A. J. I)onaldson acted as groomsman. Constable Sickerdick, by his amiable and gentlemanly qualities, is held in high esteem by his comrades and members of the public. As a wedding present the Prahran police force presented him with a handsome dinner service and case of pipes. This little function took place at the station, when Mr. and Mrs. Sicker dick were wished happiness and pros perity. Mr. Sickerdick suitably re sponded. The newly-married couple were also the recipients of many other presents of a useful and ornamental kind. The honeymoon was spent at Healesville. Constable Sickerdick is: now stationed in St. Kilda.
St. Kilda and Caulfield Drainage. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
St. Kilda and Caulfield Drainage.: A Special .oinmlittee pf the St. Kilda Council, consisting of OCr. I-lewison, Jacoby, and Gibbs, that hlnd been ap pointed to consider tlheexperLtreplorts obtained. as-t to the. draiiage of.-,St. Kilduii. roliorted to tihe coucil onh Mol iay, a, lolloi s: 1 -o Tlii no scheme wiillli- e s atistaic t-oi t . la li. ?i le.ki pos visi o - tihe dr?ailage o;tih aieas ii St. I-Kilda:laid Caulield iit tcalhinelnt bt t, iain diiiinfi tiain is p1roposed by MAi r.:V i:.L WVoolley in ;his i.eport :of Febioa?ri 49; I'l1' ni odified: to pros ide or all linnb iiii-ollff th roiighout the holeioe =01' the areas drained..-' ?2. Tl t,ii ii teC oiiiiii. of } our co?l pnittee, the cost~i' the 'ork necessary to pr ovide foir - suciih i i ia~e? shouild be bornle lb the couicils o- St: Kilda i.a C auillfield in thei pri'opooii of :1i17SS to 16, being ;te acrceage :respicti ely of the: aieie to be radiiined iii ecli Th; at the Caullieiid Counicil be i:d inecd of the ??:oreg...
Loan for Malvern. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Loan for Malvern. At the Malvern Council meeting on Monday evening, Cr. Carroll moved the first resolution under orders of the day, viz., to receive plans, speci llcations and estimates from the en gineer of the proposed Loan works (Loan No. 9). The schedule of works proposed under the new loan was as follows: Regrading tram routes, £11,820; metal ling, £5633; channelling, £2396; tar paving, £7829; light road roller, £750; ,urcpase reserve Closer Settlement Board, £250; band pavilion, Central }n,,. Pl-. . ....~, '. ......,. r11nI?. arfK, A.iOU; ior waggon, a.Luu; joint destructor, £7000; Burke-road bridge, further charge, £750; Prahran and Malvern drainage dispute, and Wagner's drain, further charge, £607; drainage works, £16,451; contingen cies, £264; total, £55,000. The interest is 4A per cent., with uniformu half yearly payments, providing for in terest and sinking , fund to liquidate the whole amount in 35 yeiars. Cr. Car roll said that no doubt the amount of the loan, £55,000, ...
Progress Associations. COUNCILLORS' COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Pirogress ,Associations. 'tOUNCILLORS' COMMENTS. MIr. Bur?iett Gray, secretary to the Elwood and South St. Kilda Progress Association, wrote to the St. Kilda Coticiliion Monday evening, drawing attention ito the condition of the foot patlison.the south side of Glenhuntly road: ' - The to>vn clerk said the couiniunli cation had oi?ly come by tlat: even ing's post, aild ,Mr. Kelly, sur ~e3yor, had not hadl tiune to: ieport on tlie: Refec rcl: to Public iWo?-No Comm0lit tee. rl . Grafv a: en? ls ed =i at ihad been doilt iiiT regard 'to providing means u of acceis fro iit. iond to Clenliiituly road The to rk saidthu matter, had beei b)t ought iuniei pth notice of the Public Works Jiepartiient oin tlhe day tfollo ing ithie receipt .of M?rj Gra ys previous leter on thie sane subject, and no relythe ad ie- t : een received.? Mir. itcliell, secretar of the West St. Kilda Progress Associationisrote, Wskingl i that soinethingiii; be idoi? in re gard-i to rea-tiring Biiacoiii.eld-paiade. be...
Open Sea Bathing. COUNCIL PROPOSED REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Open Sea Bathing. COUNCIL- PROPOSED REGULA TIONS. The Royal Life Saving Society, Vic torian Headquarters," wrote. to the St. . ilda Council as follows:---"As to your iroposal t4 restrict codnsiderably the bathiiig faicilities on the-foreshore, I am: desired to inforiii your' council thatthe noorli of the society would be greatly set back by such prohibi Lion, especially by denying bathing be - itee~i the houis of. 9.inm. and 12 noon on Sundays.:k Last season a great im petusib was -given to. life saving work in` St. IHilda by the mnunificent lielip of : ir Steniiouse in providing- appli auices .for: waters re?scie instruction, and in case otfactualidanger. The result of this is that a large numiber o.1 v:-l bel-haved` youing men, were trained in the work of rendering efli cient aid to a :peison in danger of droniig:: t in:itvas :proposed to con Linie thestl e classes :next summer. .-. ile duly ra?.?i of the necessity of S.::iregulating ll- bathing, any public sense of dceincy would ...
Albert Park and Prahran [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Albert Park and Prahran At St. Kilda_ Council meeting; Cr. liewison moved as follows:--'Tllhat such portion of the resolution on the 11th :say, 1914, relative to the pro posals tdr the reconstitutioil of the Albert Park Committee of Mianage ment, which vetoed the admission of representative of the Prahran City Council on such committee on pay .ment of a contribution of £200 per annum to the maintenance of the park, be and the same is hereby rescinded." Cr. Hewison said thit:becauise Prah ran had not contributed towar-ds the upkeep of the park hi tIhe past, there was no reason why, it. should not be allowed to do so in the ;futuire; and it would mean that the present contri buting bodies would have io continue to "carry the baby." There was no secondei to, the motion, which lapsed.
Football. ST. KILDA V. SOUTH MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Football. ST.. KILDA V. SOUTH MElI . BOURNE. interest ran high ati the St.- Kilda Cricket Ground . on0 Saturday last, ihiere. the above m?tch .as played. 'he ;lihoie team were on their niettle, as a wiini would euable theiii to: rtain tourthi poisiti - or tli.premiership itit Wlinsi. ir.tl ey- lost they: would be 1inockied back -to- - se. eniti . position. They -rose :to t.le occasion, howaever, and gave oe of thli best ?exliibitions tI.ney have givei tlIs seaoi Their piai y was inarkedt by dazzling "lashes, accompatiied byi q.ickidanld suiire pass ing, wlucli :iuiitCe demoiralised their opponiens. oSth i Melbourne also played good iielthodical -football thait, in ordtinary circuistaiinces, A.?old litave leit tlieiii. victoriois, bi. it ie caught St.: Kiiaa in :great tii.ii;An. sooni as te game started,. Soutil:; Melbourne, ailtloiughli tlhe liad tlie ? ind aind the dovnliil( slope agaitist thenia, ttacked witli t. great deternfitiaioi,.' the St. Kiida backls halving thieir workl cu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
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Joint Municipal Works. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Joint Municipal Works. SPrahran Council wrote to the St. Kilda Council asking for the appoint ment of-four representatives to meet a similar nnlumcr from Prahran to discuss the proposal to erect con veniences at the corner of Dandenong road and Chapel-street. The Mayor and Crs. Love, Barnet and Hughes were appointed. .It was remarked by Cr. Hughes that Prahran Council had evidently changed its mind on the subject. Cr. Hewison: "The first time it was after tile elections. This time it is before the elections." (Laughter.) On the suggestion of Cr. Love, it was also decided to bring be fore the conference the question of erecting a convenience at the junc tion.
Tramway Returns. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Tramway Returns. Cr. Naylor reported tramway re venue for two weeks as under: Week Ending July 1. Trust lines, £1080/3/8. Balaclava-road extension, £355/19/8. Caullield extension, £120/1/4. Kew extension, £48S/5/10. Total revenue. £2044/10/6. Week Ending July 8. Trust lines, £1060/10/10. Balaclava-road extension, £340/6/6. Caulfield extension, £113/11/10. Kew extension, £480/19/5. Total revenue, £1995/8/7.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
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FAWKNER ELECTORATE. THE LIBERAL CANDIDATE [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
FAWKNER ELECTORATE. THE LIBERAL CANDIDATE Organisation work on behalf of the Liberal candidate for Fawkner is proceeding quietly and steadily. Of course, a great deal yet remains to be done in this regard. Mr Carse has addressed two or three meetings, and has been well received. The Labor Party's candidate, Mr J. F. Hannan, the sitting member, has the best of organisation at his back, and no stone is being left un turned so as to ensure that party retaining the seat. Mr Frank Carse, the selected Liberal candidate for Fawkner, will address the electors in the South Yarra Hall, Toorak road, on Monday evening next, at 8 o'clock. A general invitation is extended to electors to be present.
BALACLAVA, [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
BALACLAiA, In regard to Liberal representation for the electorate of Balaclava, it was unfortunate that so much time was lost in the final selection of a candidate. The two in the field were Mr W. A. Watt (ex-Premier) and Dr Carty Salmon. In a contest of the kind it was very necessary that unanimity should prevai'. One Liberal candidate only was needed. Organisation work had' to be done, and it could not effectively be carried out while uncertainty existed as to who was to be finally selected to re present the Liberal Party. Mr Watt has been very active addressing meetings at different places, and has done much to awaken interest in the Federal campaign in different constituenoies. Mr Watt was present at the South Yarra Club smoke social on Saturday evening. He made a short interesting speech, but otherwise did not deal with matters political.
DECLINE OF THE FRENCH NOVEL. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
DECLINE OF THE -FRENCH NOVEL. The novel is in a bad way in France; We have heard the cry be fore, but this season it is uttered with more than usual anguish. Nei ther booksellers, nor- publishers are making any. money, and authors are gradually drifting tovards : the As sistancc Publique. One reason why the novel is going out of" fashioni, is the failure of the novelist; to marchi-with humanity; he has failed to take note of science -'-tot register the amazing develop ments- that have changed existence durling the last five years. The fact that Gabriele d'Annunzio has taken thie air as the "milieu" for .his latest -hlook is one -of: the : causes of his great success in.; France. He has cauight ?the poetry and the vast pos sibilities of the new progression. So, in 'the future, the novelist, if he would: keep any hold on his genera tion; niust glimpse with keener eye the w?onders of the laboratory and the conceptions of the engineer. Eiugene Sue is dead-so is Queen Ai?tne.; :but Eugen...
EARTH TIDES. RISE OF SIX INCHES TWICE DAILY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
EARTH TIDES. -. +-- " '.. RISE OF SIX INCHES TWICE DAILY. Car'eful obsei vations- with the re fined instruments developed for the study " of- earthquakes have.- shown thliat the solid crust: of the earth is responsible. in a remarl:ab]e way to inovements on its surface. The rise and, fall of -the.tide . are sufficient to set; itf in motion, and -.the march of a body' of men towards a building can be :,.registered on an instrument inside.-A:.iand it'has been further prov ed tihat there is a regular rise and fall of the rocky crust of the earth similar -.to the rise and fall of the oceanii tides: These are known as earth tides.. The moon draws out the-solid eartli on the side next to it, ni lenldes a. protuberance on the oppIosite side exactly as it draws out and.: leaves the waters of the ocean. :n an able article, in "Knowledge," IMr : T A. H-ardcastle takes up the subject of earth tides, and discusses tlheir cause. There is, he tells us, a regiular . upheaval of the. solid crust. o...
ADVERTISING FOR A MAYOR. AN EXAMPLE OF THE GERMAN IDEA OF THE WAY TO GOVERN A CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
ADVERTISING FOR A MAYOR. AN EXAMPLE OF THE GERMAN IDEA OF THE WAY TO GOVERN A CITY. German cities are the best govern• ed in the world. How far apart aret the ideas of Germans and Americans on the subject of city government may ; be -seen from reading an ad vertisement which appeared in:, -number of German papers :--- : The-- place of Mayor of Magdeburg? is ::vacant. The salary' is.. 21,000 marks -(5250 dollars) a 'year; includ iing the rental of: a dwelling in the city hlall. Besides' his' salary the in ciitmbeitv will receie '4000: marks: (1; 000 dollars). for his- oflitiaflxpenses: Candidates should :apply before Sep- Cani anyone ,.ima ine ain American city .'adertisinghfor a ina~or? -.can eanyone: give a: good ireason- why a city should not advertise for a mayor elihenit ineeds one ? TheIGerman idea is that a munici: pality is"a .business, to be conducted onbiiusiness lies. The office of mayoi is one requiring knowledge and skill 'of a technical, professional character. A man w-...
Melbourne Cable Tramways. THEIR FUTURE CONTROL. ST. KILDA COUNCIL DISCUSSION. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
Melbourne Cable Tramways. THEIR FUTURE CONTROL, ST. KILDA COUNCIL DIS CUSSION. At a late hour on Monday night the St. Kilda Council concluded a discussion on the question of the future control of the Melbourne tram ways. Cr Hughes, the council's represen tative on the Melbourne Tramway Trust, said the condition of the roadway had for some time past been closely watched. Pending the passing of any legislation to take over the control of the tramways, there was no reason why the Trust should not take some preliminary steps for carrying on the trams when the company's lease was up in 191tý. The Trust, however, had no power to borrow money, and therefore could not carry on the trams when the lease was up. Steps should be taken to give the Trust such power. be carried on for a certain period, and if steps were not taken towards that end before the expiration of the lease the Trust would find itself in the hands of the Tramway Co. The Trust could either be given power to purchase the pres...
SOUTH YARRA CLUB. Opening of New Building. President Matthews Entertains. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
SOUTH YARRA CLUB. Opening of New Building. president Matthews Entertains. The continued advance which the South Yarra Club has been making oflatehas culminated in the Club being now the proud possessors of fin up to date rooms of their own. They are situated in Toorak road, on the south side, within a stone's throw of the South Yarra station. They ire of brick, and are well designed, both inside and out. The main room, that devoted to billiards (three tables), is spacious and airy. the best ideas having been invoked for the purpose of securing the maximum of ,rtificlal light and ventilation. The members of the club should indeed feel happy and comfortable in their new home. One who is largely responsible for the Club now having ahome of its own is Mr J. S. Gunn, the secretary. this is an incontro vertible fact whioh has been testified ... h,,hn? in a Dosition to know. Mr Gunn has been a faithful worker on the Club's behalf for several years. He likes doing plenty of work, and indulg...
WHAT SAVED HIM. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 July 1914
WHAT SAVED HINM. Thc~ e village cricket team was doing pretty ,ell, and their crack bats man-the local architect- had yet 0to make the big innings which was 'epectei of him. But in the first over a'risky short run was met with a :confident appeal for "run-out." .,The.village barber was officiating as umipire and he answered the ap peail ith an emphatic "not out." ".Ah !" said the batsman (with a sigh of relief) to the umpire, "that was a close shave." "It was that," agreed the umpire, "and" (in an audible whisper) "if you weren't in the 'abit of 'aving a shampoo afterwards, I should have said "Next gentleman, please.' " SI am inclined to credit birds with a moderate degree of reasoning power and when they behave most foolishly I fancy their nerves rather than their intellect should be blamed.-"Hes nital."