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SPORTS COLUMN. CRICKET. By O. C. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
SPORTS COLUMN. ORICKET. By O. C. Thie St. Kilda finished their match against the Melbourne C.0, last Saturday,and won by 52 runs in the first nnings. The Saints made 161 eand the Melbourne ran up 111" E. Keogh obtained 3 wickets for 12 rinms, M'lShano 4 for 47, and L. Keogh 2 for 31. The St. Kilda lost six wickets for 112 in their second innings. To this total the chief scorers were-Burton 23, M'Shnne 22 Donahoo 18, L. Keogh 17, E. Keogh 11, and Smith (not out), 8. The second day's plny in tile IHawksburan and Wanttdrer's match was of a very interesting nature. Te latteterteam had no wickets down for 33, andl ttished their first innings for 126. 'Tankard moade 21, Wal. Johnson 21, Milling it, Iuence 16, Aleosiu 16, and Roberts 13. Freeman was the most successful bowler for tile Hawks bunt with 3 for 18. O'Connor : for 38,'and Rush 2 for 24,tso bowled wnell. The locals started their second innings and have lost 3J for 37, E. Rush (19) and J.; IHallons (15) batting well. Ruhl?den is t...
VARIATION OF CLIMATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
VAIHATION OF CLIMATE. Old crolonist sty that s tloe thirty year ago the severity of the winter wa I11 ot gresit us it, lh. Ilon of late youra, t al them ans theno eoetally in the interior of Au. trllia, a companltive immlunityt from colls, cotugls nu ttoctioo of t ,hec htt illo gs. Noew choms to l very anlly otller llon klolr by fro quutly paiiinftl exlprioence tlnt. tihi state of things no longer exists, and that around thle colt lite of thlli eoltinenlt, 'pecilally where there ? i. considolrble Ipmlatliot, eol-, C otgOi isail sroch like iltcotiots arc very prevalent ilo the winter. I.tot, slo?n ltumerous testimolnials wton tuIt to the local ilprlietotr of D)r. Ilcon oont't Ittrzilit Lilolitmo, reotifoilrg to ita wolnderful cural tive rort crtirc. "Mr. J. Mil ler, of izlett-sthet, J'rlltull, wrote: " LisL week I had a seven: cough, which prevented me rlel,itlg sever, l ni hts, wtlln I got i |nettle of your ]|cmcltlmutol s Brztilianr AX Id?ll, firoto hillh, after taking Ithree doses...
A COUNCILLOR AND A PRESSMAN. AND A JOLLY GOOD FELLOW TOO. MR. ALEXANDER M'KINLEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
A COUNCILLOR AND A PRESS MAN. ANi) A JOLLY GOOD FELLOW TOO. SMR. ALEXANDEI M'KINI.EY. OIn Thurrlny evening last, Mr. A. M Kin JIy, n molnber of the Malvern Shire Council, w-as entertained by the Master Printer' Actciation. In honor of his departure for Europe on a holidaly tour. On Saturday, the wn?o gettlcmenl was similiarly honored by his employsc?, and the staff of the popu lar paper JPu'n. Mr. M-Kinlcy was fur therfrterd on Monldlay night at St. Georgo's Church, East St. Kilda, where a cotnpli menltary lrcir was telndlered to him and his wife. The eveninglt, which was merrily passed, snas internpcerel with musical selectina untler the colnlicetorahip of Mr. Juliun llcnr. During the evening, the liblenl and laoable character of the e?teem edl gulests was freely commented on, and at 10.30 the ecompanylt joined in the gxodl old melody, "Auld lang Syne,' as only Scotch men can sing it.
PRAHRAN TRADESMEN'S CLUB MARINE EXCURSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
PRAHRAN TRADESMEN'S CLUB MARINE EXCURSION. Matters in connection with the annual marine excursion, to be held at. Schnapper Point on the 21st inst, nre being advanced very satisfactorily. The necessarynrrange. ments for the chartering of the " Coo~ece" ure completed, and the final arrangements for making the day a general holiday are being made with encouraging euceer, an almost unanimous consent having been obtained from business people in favor of closing. It is hoped that unanimity will coutimuedo be a marked feature, as we have nlo doubt it will, when the succars of the undertaking will be assured. The fol lowing additional donations have been made to the club funds :--Mes. rs. A. Brinsley Tobin and Samuel Willis, £5 5a. anch, Mr. Lee, £4 4s., and John Shrimpton, £2 2e. Tihe tfollowing gentlemen have guaran teed either to sell £5 worth of tickets, or, in the event of there being a loss over the ex. cursion, to make up that namont:-iMesrs. W. W. Williams, G. Smith, S. Willis, T. ...
PRAHRAN STATE SCHOOL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
PRAHRAN STATE SCHOOL PICNIC. The Pmrhmn Board of Advice is armung ing a concert for thl 4th and 5th Aprilin con nection with the local State School picnif fund. Agoodprogramme iheingarranged, and the mumlbers of the boardl are working hard to make the affair a succ-cs. The 'mrhran council, at its meeting on Moolny, granted the hoard the use of the Town-hall for the occasion.
ORIGIN OF "JOHN GILPIN." [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
ORIGIN OF "JOHN GILPNiN. Cowper's amelsing ballad, " John Gilpin's Ride," so different from the other compositions of this great poet, has been laughed over anmd enjoyed by suacessive gnerationse Few poems, however, have had their origin under circumstances of equal sadness. Der ing one of thosd terrible fits of depres aion to which this author was subject, a devoted friend sought to divert his mind by relating to him an old legened describing a remarkable ride of one John Gilpin. The attempt scens' to have been entirely successful, fort the time being at least, and the poet is said to have been highly amo!sed. So deep an impression did the story make upon him that he proceeded to put it into versm'in the form of a bal lad, a copy of which he presented to his friend as a token of his grititusde for her thoughtfulness aii his behalf. It was given to the press.. by the lady some time after,anid, though written with anq thought of fame .or even of publication, it long retained its popu...
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1889. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
Tisl: approaching general election, which, owing to the passage of the Electoral Alterations Act last session, will constitute a distinct era in the history of the colony, is to be held on the 29th March. The re-construction of the electoral biondaries of the various districls has already had the result of bringing out a quantity of "new blood." and, inl many cases, men as yet untried in any public eapaeity whatsoever. Naomes are being daily added to the list of contestants for the future representation of Pralhran, St. Kilda, and South Yarra, and, judging from present appearances, there will be a very hot battle fought inl each of these single-menber electorates. The electors will have goodly fields to pick and choose from, and as there is as yet a clear six weeks to polling day-that momentous occasion--the merits and demerits of the numerous aspirants can be carefully considered. Up to the time of going to press the combatlnts for the respective constituencies are: PIrahran - Mess...
ENTERTAINMENT AT ST. KILDA. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
ENTERTAINIMENT AT ST. KILDA. An entertainment, consisting of elocution ary and musical characters, was held in the school-room of the Congregational Church, Alma-road, St. Kildn, last Thurs lay evening, under the auspices of the St. Kilda Congregational Young Men's Mutual Improvement Society. Tile most Ipominent iupon the programme was Mili huntter, in a song entitled "Jesie, the Flowcr o' Dumblanc." Mr. Freeman and M~r. Rlead gave an interesting dialogue en. titled "Doing Banting," which caused nuch merriment, as did also a recitation hy Mr. E. R. Jones, entitled " Please to tling tile tell." The proceedings were rouoght to a close with the production of a llalogue by Mnners. J. Scmmens eand E. 1. Jones, entitled, " Prince Henry and Sir John Falstaff." The leev. E. Handel Jones mnade a very humorous andl effielnt chair mna.
PROFESSIONAL & MERGANTILE MEN [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
POýiFStION AL L j6t )ltONTILEII MEN We beg to draw attention to the follow. ing i.:--~~xS a year insures ngainst ALL pccldents to human, life, and secures 1000l at death and £V a eweek during Injury. Proposal formns and all partlculars on ap. 1licatio t tthe COLONIAL MUTUAL IoSUIt. ANOE COMPANY, 82 Collins-street Went. ttit jT "TpADto: 1 Ris'pCoO ED claims bave aeen rAin by Tiles Company.
OUR YOUNG FOLKS. THE EDITOR'S PUZZLE BOX. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
OUR ,YOUNG FOLKS. I 'IIIII EDITOR'S I'UZZLE BOX. coor nt ul thle cono-foldla of your milnd, but tile plewtre grounds aolo.--llg.erly. Puz?esLe .pear in ltutrlny' edltion and the nnnWrai In %edttesday's. . .. A PibzrL-a lady's han-lall. , vaued at 1 is . .ill 14 gircn to the girl who sends thle greatest mmlber of.correct nnswers fromn 5t January to 0th Jutlo a ntlother--n wr tin.. d.,.k, alanle at rl Ix.--to the lay who solds tllh'rgrelfrt nnumber of nuswcra front 5th January to30thl Jttu. The names: will i t pulbl(.nl, null competitor. are equeated to keep a list ta in cheek nmttnst errors on our part. Answers most reach the Editor tby l p.m, on M1|Ondays8.. , We shall ib obliged if correspondents set ding ,rw puazles will kindly attach th ie answers; It ix o necessary for coullnadruos to be original, ti though we prefer them so.
SOCIETY MEETINGS. THIS column is placed at the disposal of secretaries of local societies, etc., from whom [?] reports will be gladly accepted. MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
SOCIETY MEETINGS. Tals column Is pinel at the dlepoal tof see. taries of local nocleUes, ete., from nwhom re a reporte will be glaly accptel. MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY. The weekly meeting of the Mount Erica Wesleyan Mutual Improvement Society was held last Thuralay IIi the church ventry; the President, the lice. Win. Burridge, oc cupied the chair. The night having been set apart for short essays, Mr. Burkitt was called on first, and responded with a well-written paper on " Sonie Advantageous Conditions for Study," which met with a good reception. Mr. Luamley followed with a short biography of "?Howard, the Philanthropist," ably written, and almost faultless. The last ona the list was Mr. Hcbbard,who contributed an essay in blank verse on "Disappointment," for the rapid reading of which he received a good deal of just criticism of a sdever nature. Next Thursday evening is set apart for prepared speeches by the mem bers.
THE ESSAYIST. THE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION; ITS OBJECTS AND RESULTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
" THE ESSAYIST. THE CENTEN IAL EXHIBITION; ITS OBJECTS AND RESULTS. By Es?TIEI GEO1GINOA CLAIKE, aged 14 Syoars an dB-inonths a pupil of thd Malvern-road State school, No. 1467. Tho following, essay secured first i.e im'the i c'ent competition for prizes offered by the proprietors of this journal on the ahbvo subject: A littl .more thuan three weeks ago I;. with"some of my schoolmates from clhool No.. 147 in.the Malvern-road, visited the Melbourne Centennial Ex hibition in' the birloin gardenls; andl amongst some of the things which at traeted my attention in particular wore the mimurble bull, which yoit 'sce is you first enter, in the main hall, the pic ture' galleries, the ianufactory of biscuits and lollies in the machinoer court, and the switchbackc r?ilway. The marble bull, which lied been carved out by some learned sculptor, and which I bear is to be placed in the public library, interested me very nlch,, and also .the picture galleries, with their hbeautifully-painted and att...
DOUBLE ACROSTIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
bounriz A1cWOTIC. The joitials ReocI 1oonewano. grive the mtmo of a place where it grodt battle ann fought; the linale give tie name ot the generalof the lefeatld aory. 1. A small blel. °..1 girl's name. 3. A egelolale. a. To reverbertle. 1. A greal ortist. G. Akimleftpemr. 7. TAriver ineN. America. 8. A mueilal instlrulmet.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
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ST. KILDA BOARD OF ADVICE. ORDINARY MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 13 February 1889
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