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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
,, P f t'·FRYW/id('i(1l· ?Tr· Auction Sales of Furniture and Property a specialty.- . DICKENSON & FORSTER'I E : : . Forster, Sworn Valuator). Auctioneer & Estate Agents Rents Collected.. Insurances Effected. Loans Negotiated. Only Address . 110 CHAPEL STREET. Z ~ TEL.: WINDSOR 111. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. Phone 1420 Malvern. JOHN A. REID DAIRYMAN, Begs to notify the Residents ot St; Kilda, Elstetnwick and surroundinig Districts, that he has purchased the tusiness la'ely carried o by. and known as JONES' DAIRY, 51 Allison St., Elsternwick, -- - -- 0 r Frnsh Milk-Twice Daily.' Scalded Cream,always on hand. Picnics and Parties Supiplied. Tlhe favour of your Patronage Respectfully Solicited. Reductions for Large Quantities. lliyi L. uLnuis, Barrister and Solicitor, 161- Greville Street, Prahran Announces that he has purchased the practice of Mr. W. E. BRUNT, and may be consulted at the abavj address Trust Moneys to Lend. R. W. Kingham, GENERAL BOOKBINDER. Binder to the P...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Saturday, Feb. 14, at 4 o'lock. -ntinuation Sale Lockwood Estate,-_;_ BELGRAVE " HALF TO 10-ACRE BLOCKS,' With FRONTAGES to the MONBULK ORE^EK TERMS from £2 Deposit. : £1 monthly. :No Interest. agnificent Cree rotage Estate only 15 mins. walk from Station.. Coaches Free on Day of Sale. .:: :::, . 14 Acre Block of Full Bearing Orchard on very Easy Term 5 per cent. Discount for Cash in One Month. Glorious Views. Usual Saturday Trains arrive in time for Sale. MARSHALL & LANGRIDGE, Auctioneer and Subdivisional Specialists, 331 Collins Street, melbourne. B. : , ,:: : ,/ , . -; . '-- " . . '"r "" 1 . . .."t iT .IT ": ,j'~- - | -. - . . . B r " • a i&aM t id i Asim .i LJ I I J UAi,,l l dii, B m al in .l- -.c .a -?,a-i-nm?,'i r BU=,IJI II I , 1 Js l I J La- g, U aJ u d JII g* I * II h /i/dl hh i i i , ,, M I I * lll Ml I I II 1111 111 I I I II I I I I • II Great Clearance VlMo ement at A~T this final Winding-up Sale of the Season the most Startling G rMot Bargains in all Dep...
Where Should the Prahran Municipal Buildings Be? [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Where Should the Prahran Municipal Buildings Be ? The Prahran City Council did the correct thing in referring Cr Naylor's scheme to sell the site of the present Municipal Buildings to committee for serious consideration. That course was demanded in more ways than one. The scheme is attractive ; it is practicable; it is feasible ; very many people would like to see it absolutely carried into effect. The author of the scheme, too, is a man of practical views ; his ideals are not to-day only; his heart goes out for the weal and welfare of generations to come. Cr Naylor, in this business, has truly " hitched his waggon to a star," and he is now seeking to imbue the ratepayers and people generally of the city of Prahran with the same views as he holds, As already in dicated, Cr Naylor can rest assured that he already has a goodly number of his way of thinking. The proposal put forward is for new and up-to-date Municipal Buildings to be erected within a garden area, taking in Walker stree...
St. Kilda Court. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
St. Kilda Court. At the St. Kilda court on Tuesday, before Messrs. Smithwick (Chairman), Willis, Levi, and Jacoby, J's.P., Ed ward Pummeroy was. charged with having assaulted his brother, Walter Pummeroy. The evidence ..for the prosecution was that defendant came home under the influence of drink, and said to his brother, "Am I a coward?" Complainant said, "It all depends in what way." Defendant replied, "They all say I am afraid of you and Dick," and with that he struck his brother on the ear. Defendant was given in charge to Constable Wilson. Mr. Can tor, for defendant, asked the bench to show clemency, and after a word of w .rning defendant was discharged. A Warranted c'ure for all acquired or Constitutional Discharges from the Urinary CLARKF'S Organs in either ex:: These Famous Pills also cure Gravel, B 41 Pains in the Back, and all Kidney Disorders. Free from PilLS, mercury. .Forty years'-sunc cess. Sold by all Chemists and Storekeepers throughout the World. Pat-You say that on...
PRAHRAN COURT. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
PRAHRAN COURT. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2. Before Messrs. McKinnon (Chairman), Curwen-Walker, Martin, Bangs, and. Captain Russell; J's.P. CONTRACTOR'S CLAIM. Vincent J. Dennis summoned W: J. Brain for £12/4/S 'for iwork• and labor done. Mr. Nigan n appeared : for :plaintiff, and Mr. McIlwrick for. defendant. A sum of £1/S7- had been paid into court in full satisfaction of the claim: In the evidence:it was elicited that plaintiff took a contract to do brick laying for defendant at the rate of U3/- per thousand, and thie claim was made up of moneys alleged to be due .or "extras." . The bench made an order for. 11/10/-, and the £1/8/- paid into:court. No costs were allowed. NEIGHBORS AT VARIANCE. Edward Holford summoned Samuel Kendall on a charge of having made use of insulting words near a public place, on December 29. Mr. Nigan appeared for complainant, and Mr. Ridgeway for defendant. The parties are neighbors. The words referred to were alleged to have been uttered on the night of the late ...
Council Resumes. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Council Resumes. Prahran Council held its first ordinary meeting of the year on Monday evening, and celebrated the event by sitting from 8 till 11.15-an average lapse of time. Mayor Wilis wished his colleagues a happy new year, and said he hoped that the good feeling which existed during 1913 would continue during 1914: Also the Press (added the Mayor). " I hope they will have a better feeling this year," quoth Cr Naylor. Some laughter was next on the list.
ON THE SPANISH MAIN. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND IN THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
ON THE SPANISH MAIN. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND IN .THE WORLD. That evening we turned inwards through th l:line of: the- Caribbees, I assing kliet-een .the islands of St. Lucia and :St-. Vincent?? high masses of. col alt,. St. ,Lucia `_ a series of :sharpl. cones. :Thi:. si n, just above thei. dark line, of ocean,- suddenly he came pear-shaied, and san'?i; . A thin Sl;aring- of silver- moon was all there was in the sky. I went `into tin chart-room, and the Old Man,. lo I , hom, gruff as you might thin : him, the romance of the Spani-h Main is still golden, spread his charta t nder the yellow lamp, which was ;. slow pendulum as she rolled, and he put his spectacles on his wrinkledc brown face, and debated which should be his route. On the fourth morning, at break fast-time, a burning day, with a sky almost cloudless and a slow sea which had the surface of its rich blue deeps shot with turquoise lights (fields of tawny guilf-weed drifted in it), there, close in over our port bow, was t...
"Mayor!" [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
" Mayor !" Whether it is elsewhere etiquette, usage, or the recognised practise, d.ponen knoweth n' t, but Cr Naylor, whenever he is addressing the chair at the Prahran council meetings, never says " Mr Mayor," like every other councillor does, but only utes the one word-" Mayor!" At Monday's council meeting Cr Naylor must have ejaculated " Mayor !" over a hundred times. It can hardly be said it is pleasant' to listen to, and it really gets so much on the nerves of councillors, and makes them so irritable, that they are almost rendered unfit to do the business of the ratepayers. Councillors have asked Cr Naylor to address the head of the council as " Mr-Mayor," and not abruptly as "Mayor!" but all to no purpose. At all events, whoever was the originator of the idea-if he be alive -he can confidently be informed that it is not a success-not as used by Cr Naylor. If the originator be dead there is some satisfactian in knowing that no more of his originalities will make their appearanc...
THE HUMBLE HERO OF A HISTORIC DEFENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
THE HUMBLE HErO OF A HISTORIC DEFENCE. A face familiar to visitors to th British Museum a few years ago w?a that of Sergeant Henry Hook, for merly of the 24th Foot (Souti Borderers), a " Commissionaire, whose twenty years' service in Grea: Bloomsbury-street was terminated bl death on March 12, 1905. Hook has seen other and less peace ful service in his time, his most e_. citing experience being at Rorke't Drift in 1879. All other Englishmen will remember this stirring episod? of the Zulu War: the 800 British sol dlers (th3 gallant 24th and other de tachments) surprised and slain al most to a man near lsandhlwan, Mountain one January morning. Thei some thousands of fearless and well disciplined savages, flusbhd with vie tory, advanced to the Drift to '" wipe out" the little outpost of hundred men left in charge of the thirty sick in the hospital huts. Survivors from the massacre had however,- warned Lieutenants Chart and Bromliead, and a slight breast. o ork of corn-sacks and biscuit...
Prahran Police Court. Thursday, Feb. 5. Before Messrs Chambers (chairman), Flintoft and Wallis, J.'sP. ABSTRACTING GAS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Prahran Police Court. Thursday, Feb. 5. Before Messr~ChC mbers(chairman), Flintoft and Wallis, J.'sP. ABSTRACTING GAS. Mrs B. Diggens was charged with having fraudulently abstracted gas, the property of the Metropolitan Gas Company. Mr Strwart appeared for the pro secution. The e.ideoce showed that a pipe had been de:ached from the me:er. A fine of £2 10s was imposed,with £1 Is costs. MAINTENANCE. Gettrude Nolan, a young married woman, summoned her husband, John Joseph Nolan, for the mainte. nance of herself and child. An order was made in favor of the w:fe for 12/6 per week, and for the child 7/6 per week. In each easy defendas-t was ordered to find a surety of £26, and himself in a like amount, in default one month. SUIT OF CLOTHES. Wilfred McDonald was charged with stealing a suit of clo hes, value £4, the property of Robert C x, a clerk in the employ of the Union Steamship Company. Accused was employed at Mrs Tassey's, in Williams road, as a waiter. Cox also resided there. Ac cu...
Sunday Picture Shows. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Sunday Picture Shows. A letter was received at the St. Kilda Council meeting from Mr. A. E. Huckerby, general secretary of the Australian Federated Theatrical Em ployes' Association, stating that they had noticed that the council had pass ed a resolution in favor of re-opening picture shows on Sunday evenings. On behalf of the employes affected he had been authorised to raise an emphatic protest against Sunday picture shows, until .such time as the proprietors were prepared to pay decent wages or double time for Sunday work, and urged tihe council, before they finally passedl the resolution, to look into the wages and conditions of the persons working at these entertainments. The letter was received.
Trades Marine Excursion. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Trades Marine Excursion. The Prahran Council on Monday. evening received a communication from Mr J. Cartledge, one of the joint:hon. secs. of the combined Prahran, South Yarra and St. Kilda Trades marine excursion, to be held on March 4, asking for the patronage of the Mayor and council to same; also that steps be taken to have the day proclaimed a public holiday Cr Morris moved that the requests be acceded to. He hoped they would have a dry day for the picnic. Cr Scott seconded the motion. He also hoped they would have a dry day inside and out. (Laughter). The motion was carried. At the St Kilda council meeting same evening similar requests came in from Mr H. M. Knox, secretary of the local club, and they were granted.
Motor Bus Traffic on St. Kilda Roads. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Motor Bus Traffic on SSt. Kilda Roads. At the meeting of the St. Kilda Council on Monday evening last, com plaint was made that the roads in the municipality were being seriously damaged by motor bus traffic. Cr.: Gibbs moved: "That the Mel bourne City Council be requested to ,convene a conference of representa tives of the municipalities interested to consider the question of the damage to road by motor bus traffic." He said that he had noticed that the road (and especially near the gasometer on the St. Kilda-road) had all .gone to pieces, and it was undoubtedly due to motor buses. The damage that was being done to roads in this manner was going to cost councils thousands of pounds yearly. The South Mel bourne Council was having an agree ment with the omnibus company, with the object of obtaining something to wards the maintenance of the roads. He contended that if something was not done, they would have no roads at all.
"BURNING WINTER" IN THE ALPS. A PICTURESQUE SWISS CUSTOM. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
"BURNING WINTER" IN THE ALPS. A PICTURESQUE SWISS CUSTOM. The coming of Spring is eagerly looked forward to in all countries, 'but it is in those parts of the globe wher2 t.1 winter is long, and wh*re the snow lies on the ground for many months at a stretch that spring is, perhans, fully appreciated. In several of these countries a day is set apart as a national holiday when the winter snows benin to melt, and in many towns the sn!ire popu lation assembles in thl principal square, where they perhaps burn the effigy of Winter, or indulge in some form of national rejoicing. Throughout the whole of the world, however, there is perhaps no more curious or picturesque custom than that indulged in by the Swiss at Zurih, and in other parts of that beautf :l country, on the approa.:ll of spring. By far the greater pcrtion of Swite:rland is covered with snow from late in November till about the mnddle of April, and it is not al together unnatural that the Swiss should indulge in some form of ...
Church Appointment. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Church Appointment. Miss Amy Kingham has been selected for the position of organist and conductor at the Armadale Methodist Church, Kooyong road. We understand that the selection was made from a number of appli cants. Miss Kingham, who is a daughter of Mr R. Kingham, book binder, of WVindsor, has held posi tiots of a similar character at other churches, her last appointment be ing at Punt Road Methodist Church. She is a well skilled organist, and always receives the best of enco miums as to her ability.
Loan for St. Kilda. Sum of £9,000. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
Loan for St. Kilda. Sum of £9,000. SAt the imeeting of0 the Lt.. Kildu OuuIICIIn onU _Yonuay. evening last, a Ieconimenuationl was suomitted Dy the .ruonie v'orKs -'omminnttee tliat; subnect to tne pro vsionso.ot tie Local Uovern nient A-c~ .uu3, the council proceed to o-rrow the sum or. £9000 upon the credit pt the municipality, for carrying out 'the following permanent works or undertakings:- uandenong-road re coilstruction scheme, £3600; purchase of roller, £775; the widening ol Dlarkly-street, between Glenhuntly road and Esplanade (Elwood), includ I ing the acquirement of land therefor, £275; purchase of land, Orange-grove, lor the purpose of a recreation re serve, and laying out of same, £1900; re-constructing Ormond-road, to give extra width to roadway, £2150; level ling, sowing and planting the Blessing ton-street reserves, £170; sanitary con veniences, £150. Cr. Molesworth said that he thought it was very inadvisable to float a loan of so small a sum as £9000, when a deal mo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
FRASER and MIORPHET -for Good Printing. E astbourne: Stree4t Windsor.: READ'S SALE now on. C . . L c e . . Ohapel Street, Prahran. CITY OF S- -PRAHRAN Formal Garden, -Prahran Reserve. f ___ SIl1r .: ·:i AN OLD NURSE FOR CHILDREN. "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup for Children Teething. Should always be used for Children while Teething. It Soothes the Child, Softens the Gums, Allays all Pain, Cures Wind Colic, and is the Best Remedy for Diarrhoea. Directions for Using Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup.-For a child under one month old, 6 to 10 drops; three months old, hall a teaspoonful; six months old and upwards, a teaspoon ful three or four times a day. For Diarrhoea, repeat tihe above dose every two hours, until the character of the discharges is changed for the better. Sold Everywhere. Fraser & Morphet tor Good Printing.
INGENIOUS APES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 7 February 1914
INGENIOUS APES. The orang- outangs which have been hiiving --such a " high old time" :t the London Zoo, both from- Suniatr. - Their exact ages canii only lie guessed. The older of them must now be at least fifteen -years; Of; age, ,and both are certainly adlult; .and nearly, if not quite, full-grown.. SBoth: the orangs have displayed gr?t"?t ingenuity and patience in breaking through .the interlinked wire-netting: that forms the walls of their ""iges. This is fixed to an iron'frame-work arranged in panels, and is of the stoutest kind to be .:,obtained, and would resist the di rect assault of much heavier ani Inals. -. - The orangs, however, have plenty of spare time, and they spend hours in slowly untwisting the junctions, although these had been fixed with strong pliers. They_,use. their teeth and fingers in the task,, and fronm time to time, if they aire able to obtain possession o? f any suitable object, they employ it. in :the. fashion of a lever to i. ench out the links that th...