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GAS LAMPS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
GAS LAMYS. Three youths named Basil Mar shall, James Baker and Leonard Farmer were charged with having wilfully broken six street gas lamps, value £2 10a, the property of the Metropohlitan Gas Company,. on January 1st. Win. Wilson, inspector of lamps for the company, testified as to the amount of damage done. Constable Rose stated that defen dants admitted having done the damage. They were returning from a party at the time. The lamps were broken in Dandenong road, Ama dale. Marshall and Bak-r were each fined 5s, with 6s costs, and ordered to pay £1 damages. Farmer, the youngest of the three defendants,was fined 5s. with 6s costs, and ordered to pay 10s damages.
Prahran Annual Charity Carnival. TO BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 11 AND 12. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
PrahranAnnual Charity Carnival. TO BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 11 AND 12. A meeting of workers in connection with the forthcoming Prahran annual moonlight charity carnival, to be held in the Victoria Gardens on Wed nesday and Thursday evenings, Feb ruary 11 and 12, on behalf of the Ladies' Benevolent Society, took place on Wednesday evening. There was a good attendance, including His Wor ship the Mayor (Cr. -Willis). The hlion, secretary, Mr. J. H. Fur neaux, in 'reportinig progress, stated what had been done 'up to the pre sent, and there is no doubt that very good programmes will be provided, as a splendid lot of artists has been secured. Another attraction of the carnival is to be a tug-of-war-Black v. White Australia. This is sure to create ex citement right up to boiling point: What the physical stamina of the blacks will be like is only a matter of conjecture, but rumor has it that a sound, strong-winded team will be got together. This much is certain, that for the opposite side there...
ST. KILDA COURT. TUESDAY, JANUARY 27. Before Messrs. Smithwick (chairman), Jacoby and Billson, J's.P. BATHING HORSES [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
ST. KILDA COURT. TUESDAY, JANUARY 27. Before Messrs. Smithwick (chair man), Jacoby and Billson, J's.P. BATHING HORSES. Joseph Thompson and Gilbert Rose i were each fined .10/- for bathing horses on the beach during prohibited hours. WRONG SIDE. Eric Coyle was charged with having driven on the wrong side of the road on December 20. Constable Barker stated that defen dant was driving a drag along High street. There were three drags in the street at the time, and defendant, when he drove on to the wrong side, appeared to be wanting to pass the other drags. A line of 20/- was im posed. WHEEL UNCHAINED. Patrick McManus, charged on the information of Police Constable. I. Davidson (West St. Kilda) witli .not locking the wheel of his vehicle when absent therefrom, was fined 20/-. MOTOR TRAFFIC. John Doyle was charged by Con stable Kesill with driving a motor car without a rear light on the night of December 27, and was fined 10/-.. Ernest Hutchinson, similar offence, was fined.10/-. Leslie ...
AMUSEMENTS THE LYRIC PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
AMUSEMENTS THE LYRIC PRAHRAN. "The Picket Guard" has been at tracting very large and appreciative audiences all the week at Lyric Theatre in Chapel-street. This fine production is founded on Eliot Beer's famous and beautiful battle poem. The celebrated actor, Mr. Roy Redgrave, was specially engaged to recite the poem, which was given in the very able manner that this fine actor is noted for. The combined attraction was one of the best. Other good pic tures made up a very attractive pro gramme, accompanied by the famous Lyric orchestra. THE BUTTERFLIES. This clever company are well main taining their popularity, large audi ences gathering at the Lyric on the Esplanade every night. Their pro grammes are as bright and attractive as ever, and the entertainment well repays a visit by those desirous of spending a pleasant evening by the sea. THE DAFFODILS. The Daffodils are rendering very at tractive programmes. The last night of the famous comedian, Tom Dawson, is announced, and to-night...
Resignation of Governor General. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
Resignationof Governor General. Monday last (Foundation Day) was celebrated by the Australian Natives' Association in belitting style. The day was observed as a close public holiday, and although it rained some in the morning, it remained fine during the greater part of the day. At the usual A.N.A. luncheon at the Exhi bition, at which a number of leading representative men were present, a I sensation was caused by Lord Den- I man announcing' that he had for warded his resignation as Governor General to the Secretary of State for the Colonies. The principal reason which actuated Lord Denman in the action he toopk was ill-health. He is a sufferer from hay fever and asthma, two complaints of a specially depres sing character, causing discomfort more than actual disability, as any one who has seen a sufferer from either is aware: The large-amount of travelling which Lord. Denman has done during his. sojourn in -Australia would not be conducive to remedy his maladies, but rather to acce...
PRAHRAN COURT. Thursday, January 29. Before Mr Moore, P.M., Captain Russell, and Mr Flintoft, J.'sP. CHARGES OF ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
PRAHRAN COURT. Thursday, January 29. Before Mr Moore, P.M., Captain Russell, and Mr Flintoft, J.'sP. CHARGES OF ASSAULT. Edward Auder was charged with having assaulted Frank Cornwell and Bert Stokes. Mr Nigan for the defence. The trouble was shown to have started in the Lyric Theatre on the night of Jan. 26, and ended up in the street, Stokes said he was at the Theatre with others. Defendant (he said) referred to them as " idiots who had run amok," Defendant struck wit ness in the mouth. Mr Nigan-Did you not cause a disturbance ?-No, we were laughing at some women. Cornweli said defendant struck bim in the mouth, and broke his teeth. Henry Mills also gave evidence. The defendant stated that he had acted under great provocation. He alleged that he was struck first af er leaving the Lyric Theatre. The P.M. said defendant had only done what others had done after be ing annoyed by these " four brats c f boys." The charges were dismissed.
Mr Leonard Borwick. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
Mr Leonard Borwlok. That very great artist, Mr Leonard Borwick, the most celebrated Eng lish pianist of the present generation. will pay a return visit to Australia this year. On the present tour Mr Borwick has given himself ample time to visit all the Australian States on his way to the United States, where he is booked for an extensive tour late in the year. There is little need to say anything in praise of the great English interpreter of Beetho ven. Mr Borwick won, wherever he played in Australia, immediate re cognition as one of" the modern princes of the piano. Mr Borwiok will reach Melbourne towards the end of April. Clerk-May I have to-morrow oft, sir ? My wife wants me to go shop ping with her. Employer-Certai#n?ly not. We are much too busy. Clerk-Thanks so much, sir. I can't tell you how grateful I am.
WOMEN'S HAT PINS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
WOMEN'S HAT PINS. Fines were inflicted on women as fo'lows for wearing hat pins without protectors-Alice Hallihan, 2s 6d; Florence King, 5s; Ca'oline Kerri son, 2s 6d; Laura Glasier, 5s ; Violet White. 2s ed; Elizabeth Ho gan, 2s 6d; Lou&sa Bright, 5s In each case 2s 6d costs were allowed. In a case against Annabell Campbel defendant said she had protectors on her hat pins when she left home, but they fell off. The case was withdrawn on payment of 2s 6d costs. Sergeant Noble, who prosecuted under a council rrgulation, said the cases had bien brought as a warnine to others. Seiious accidents were at times caused through unprotecte hit pins.
CARTING AFTER HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
CARTING AFTER HOURNS, Henry Whitmore was charged with having carted furniture after 1.30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18. Inspector W. Hunt gave evidence for the prosecution. Mr J. W. K. Freeman, who pro secuted, stated that the carting had been done in Williams road. De fendant had made a statement to the effect that he had gone to the de partment to ask for a permit to cat after hours, but he found the office olosed. A fine of 2s 61 was recorded, with 5s costs.
Let there be Light. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
Let there be Light. The St. Kilda Council and the Foreshore Trust are acnoting in con. junction with a view to improving the lighting accommodation along the eastern portion of the foreshore, and at its last meeting the council passed a recommendation by the lighting committee agreeing to the installation of six four-burner globe lamps on the.Lower Esplanade and Marine Parade, between Fitzroy street and the main drain, *,-1?=t . ,*lbm
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
AUCTION SALES. O.1 Saturday, January 31, at 3.80 p.m., in a marquee on the ground, Messrs Coghill and Haughton will hold a great subdivisional sale of the Evelyn Township. Estate. Alto gether there are 140 choice home and business sittes, week end home sites, and acreage blooks. Further par ticulars will be found in our adver tising columns. Messrs Harold Looker and Co., auctioneer and estate agents, opp. Caulfield station, will s ,ll, on Satur day, February 14, on the ground, John street, East Malvern, off Too ronga road, near Dandenong road, and four minutes walk from the Caulfield station, the Johnville Estate. John street is metalled and chanuelled, with gas, water, electric light and sewer mains in the street. "LINSEED COMPOUND" Trade Mark of Kay's Compound Essence of Linseed for coughs and colds. Our drugs are pure. Our prices are low. Our standard of quality is high: Our pharmacy is convenient. This is a combination of pharmaceu tical points you will only find at Witt and Co....
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
OBITUARY. Mr Robert Thurling, a very old co onist, died at his residence, High street, East Prahran, on Saturday morning, after a short illness, at the age of 83 years. The deceased gentleman had resided in Prahran f.r 22 years. Previously he had been a resident of Ballarat for 40 years, and was a familiar figure on both the Melbourne and Ballarat Stock Exchanges, being alss a direc tor on several mining c.mparnies. At Ballarat he had been licensee of different hotels. Deceased had been thrice married, and he leaves a widow and the following well-known mem bers of a highly respected family Mr E. Thurling, licensee of the Swan Hotel; Mrs H. Ward, Albion Hotel; Mrs A. Stevenson, formerly of the Post Office Ho el; Mr Walter E. Thurling, of Southwell Coultas, tailcrs ; and Mr Win. Thurling, of the Railways. The interment took place at the Brighton Cemetery, the funeral being of a private character. The Rev. J. W. Crean, of Mt. Erica Methodist Church, conducted the service at the gravesi...
Police Transfer. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 31 January 1914
Police Transfer. Constable Win. Crawford, who has been attaches to the Prabran police station for the past five years, has been transferred into the mounted branch of the service, and will serve a preliminary period at the Police Barracks,.. St. Kilda road, Constable Crawford is one of those members who reflects credit on the police force of Victoria, being indus trious, possessed of plenty of activity and zeal, and anxious at all times to serve the public faithfully. His many Prahran friends will wish him success wherever he might be in the future,
Prahran Public Library. 53rd Annual Report. Council discusses Free Lending Library. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Prahran Public Library. 53rd Annual Report. Council discusses Free Lending Library. Mr. A. E. McMicken, librarian to the Prahran Public Library, forwarded the 53rd annual report to the council on Monday evening. The total attendances for the year (inclusive of Sunday) reached 148,821. Sunday attendances totalled 13,754. Judicious selection of works, mostly of an instructive and educational nature, have been added for the bene fit of readers. Reference was made to the success ful series of winter library lectures given in 1913. Numerous loan pictures have been on view during the year, and at issue of this report, 75 pictures are being exhibited. The interest taken in the gallery is still well maintained. The index, commencing with the January reviews, is being regularly kept. Visitors are now able to obtain a guide to all articles contained in the contemporary Review, Dublin Re view, Edinburgh Review, Fortnightly Review, Nineteenth Century, and Quarterly Review from above date. Six h...
Cr. McKinley. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Cr. McKinley. At Monday's meeting of the Malvern Council, Mayor Wilson said that since they had last met, one of their num ber, Cr. McKinley, had undergone an operation.. He had seen him last night and he was looking better. The least they could do was to grant him a month's leave of absence. They all hoped he would have a good recovery. Cr. Wilks said they all felt sorry at Cr. McKinley's illness. They should send him a letter and tell him how sorry they were. The leave of absence was unani mously granted. Cr. Devy was appointed as a mem ber of the , sub-committee, in place of Cr. McKinley. 'LINSEED COMPOUND for ooughs and colds. Of proven efficienoy fcr chest oomplaints.
Reducing the Staff. MALVERN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Reducing the Staff. MALVERN COUNCIL. At the meeting if the Malvern Council on Monday evening, the town clerk, Mr. F. Hughes, read the fol lowing letter which he had received from the secretary of the Malvern Ratepayers' Defence Association:- uear Sir,-- am directed by this as sociation to request that your council will receive at its next meeting a deputation of ratepayers to seek en lightenment in regard to the dismissal of a number of day laborers. Also in regard to the proclaiming of brick areas within the city." The town clerk stated that lie ;lad replied to the letter. Another letter under date, January 30, 1914, was received as follows:-"Dear Sir, Yours of 20th inst. was brought before a meeting of this (Malvern Ratepayers' Defence Association last night, and it was resolved that a deputation to your council is necessary . to protest against the recent dismissal of a num ber of men. The association would, therefore, be obliged if our request t of 16th inst be acceded to." Cr. ...
Malvern's Engineer Resigns. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Malvern's Engineer Resigns. 'Ir. Thos. Ewing, engineer of the Malvern Council, resigned his position at Monday's meeting of the Malvern Council, owing to continued ill health. Cr. Carroll said he: moved that the resignation be accepted with regret. 'Ie ihad known Mr. Ewing for many years. Cr. Holmes seconded h motion. Mr. Ewing had served the colmuncil very well. The resignation was accepted. Cr. Wilks moved that the position now vacant be advertised at the rate of £400 a year. The competition was very keen to get good engineers, and they should get the best man they could. Cr. Thompson said they should try and get a man they could keep for some time. They should fix the amount so that they could get a good man, who would make Malvern his permanent home. He seconded the motion, which was carried. LINSEE'D OOMPOUND.' The Stockport Remedy or coughs and. colds of 40 year's proven efficacy.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. Assistant Editor : "Here is a letter from a correspondent, who writes regarding a matter of no earthly interest to anybody. He says : ' While loath to encroach upon ih very valuable space of your bril liant and widely-influential journal Editor-in-Chief : "Let it go on." Clothes are a matter of far more importance to a civilised man than the state of his ban'cinug acco:n. --| l u