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Prahran Police. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 14 February 1914
Prahran Police. Constable Charles Donald, who has occupied the position of watoh bouse-keeper at Prahran for the past 13 years, has been p-omoted to the rank of senior constable. He will remain in Prahran, taking the place of Senior Constable Serpell, recently transferred to the charge of Haw thorn West. Senior Constable Donald will be congratulated by his friends on his promotion. He is a Steady officer, an l unfailingly cour teous.
Mr. C. S. Crouch. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 14 February 1914
Mr C. S. Crouch. At the monthly meeting of the St. Kilda Central Ward Progress Association on Thursday evening Mr C. Stanton Crouch forwarded his resignation as hon. secretary. Mr Crouch intimated that h: had been aopointed to the secretaryship of the British Medical Association, and felt it incumbent upon him to resign other outside appointments. The meeting passed a resolution instruct lig Mr Herbert Moroney, secretary pro. tem,, to forward a letter to Mr Crouch congratulating him on the Important appointment to which he had succeeded, and expressing re gret that the Progress Association had lost his valuable services
Household Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 14 February 1914
Household Hints. -To Mend Broken China.-Beat lime into the very finest powder, and sift 'it throutih fine muslin. Then tie some into a -thin muslin bag. Put on the. edges of the. broken china some white of an egg, then- dust some lime giickly on the edges, and unite them. exactly. This is an inexpensive andea h ready mltliod of dealing with birorn n •ornaments, -etc.-. -Mending Ribbed Woollen Garmcns . - Wien mending a sweater o etherli knitted article .that hlas a i; o - not darn inithe usual: way: i-.:Isted, .: take yarn andirun -stitches iacro'sl . i ient: Then begin at the top left-. hanid saide, and chain-stitch ddio?nt:-the iron -o01 cross threadS; taklin,. -na : thread at each stitch. These :th'ain-. - - stitches have the same effect: a, the. knitted rib. and if the. yarn matches: : the darn will not be noticed.:. ,Prevention of CChalpped Hands..--, - :'Prevention is better ?than .cure,", and this may be insured, by simply-:. crushing some ordinary white starch and keeping it...
AMERICAN CHILDREN. "LIMBS" AND "TERRORS." [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 14 February 1914
AMERICAN CHILDREN.. ----+- - " LIMBS " AND " TERRORS." In the United - States - relatives de scribe small boys, iwith proud satis faction, as "perfect limbs" or "-regn lar little terrors'" and the quietest and best-hearted- of li-oys have to try to justify their reputation. ; Such American books as :'A Bad Boy? Diary" or "'Bus'er ,Bro" n' show. what is expected of the pooi chiil dren, who are not really grotesquely vulgar dand il iriid'. People seem to: expect to find--all theirh own faults" ii, iti uncliv:enk yi-'ani"commonsense odi self-corit in cildren. iWl'en my i hslunii - and I were :in thliuiStatiesiiis at :e:ier: ivk 'frequently '": rode. ;a hp?shi licyile witli a :thlairi attached to .i In Ilelgiuim fthis ?iai- been "greeted with loud slhouits of :derisicn -bby everybody, but espe cially by the small boys. It only attracted i'from"the-Amer'ican small boy ? quietly '-ippioving, comments, such .as; 'Gosh that is; a fine idea," "'Gee ! wouldn't I like one like that Once.. my h...
CRICKET. PRAHRAN V. NORTHCOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 14 February 1914
UidCK2;1l'. PRAHRAN V. NORTHCOTE. This match was continued on Satur day last, the' former team having a good= lien on the- game when: they score d:308 runs for the loss of only three wickets on the first day. The wickets were rather on the soft side, so Prahran closed their inhings at once with the hope of getting North cote -out twice and scoring a win out right. Northcote at their first essay were ali out for 118 runs, and but for a timely' infiings for 68 by .C. Begg, they would have cut a very sorry. figure. Prahran nearly accomplished their task, as Northcote on going in a second time lost nine wickets for 93 runs, and just saved an innings defeat. N. Brown batted well for 36. Rogers and Blacklie divided the wickets for Prahran: The Toorak Park team won the match on the first innings by 190 runs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 14 February 1914
Si LYRIC Theatre ESPLANADE, ST. KILDA. Q Cb1 Bullerflics EVERY EVENING, i . Wet or Fine. At 8.30. E. STAR PICTURES INCLUDING THE LYRIC GAZETTE. A' 8 pm. Prices, 2/., 1/6, 1/- and 6d. - Box Plan at Allan's, and Solomon's, Grey Street. TELEPHONE 3464 WindIsor. St. Kilda Beach. BE SURE AND SEE THE Every Evening at 8.30. Programmes always Entertaining. WILL. and ROB. THOMAS. ST. KILDA ESPLANADE EVERY EVENING 8 30 O'Clock. H N Gregory's~ Mus;cal Cogtume Comedy Co. Daffodils S~The Salome Dance and MISS OLIVE BARNARD (Miniature "Melba.") Commencing Saturday 14th. ? Last Night of Neptuna. :i-r. Prices--ls. 6d. (Saturdays, 2s.), is. and Gd Box plan at Allan's and Van Breda Floral Studio. Saturdays, from 4 p.m. Other nights from 7.30 p.m. at Theatre. 'Phone, Windsor, 3506. Managing Director ... J. SUTTON CROW. THROAT AFFECTIONS AND HOARSENESS.-All suffering from irritation of the throat and hoarseness will be agreeably surprised at the almost. immediate relief afforded by the use of "Brown's ...
MALVERN V. HAWTHORN. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 14 February 1914
iMALVERN V. HAWTHORN. The 'former team established a sub district record in making a score of 473 against the latter c.ub on Satur day last. Malvern continued their innings. Thomson, with a score of 159 not out, failed to add to his total, foolishly running himself out in his eagerness to top J. McKenzie's score of 175-the record sub-district indi vidual score. H. Hughes made 56, F. Tormey 20, and J. Ellis 31 not out. Hawthorn made 86 and 66 runs for the loss of eight wickets, thus avert ing an innings defeat Pitts, seven wickets for 23 runs in the first innings and four wickets for 21 runs in the second innings, bowled exceedingly well for Malvern, who won the match on the first innings by 387 runs.
ST. KILDA V. MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 14 February 1914
ST. lKILDA V. MELBOURNE. The latter club had a great pull on the seasiders in this match in having batted on a splendid wicket on the first Saturday. When the game was resumed on Saturday the wicket was greatly in favor of the bowlers after the rain that fell during the morning. Melbourne continued their innings, and made 330 runs. St. Kilda at their first attempt only made 113 runs, the bowling of Ironmonger, the ex-Queens lander. being very deadly. lie secured 2ine wickets for 30 runs. M. Hotchin 22, and J. Souter 15, were the only batsmen to reach double figures, al though "Sundries" was responsible for no less a number than 26. At the second attempt St. Kilda made 89 runs for the loss of four wickets. Hotchin again made 22, and L. Ferguson 24 not out. Melbourne won by-217 runs.
This and That. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 14 February 1914
This and That. By L. A meeting of the leading gentle men of Chapel street was held under the clock tower on Friday night to discuss Cr Nay!or's scheme as to whether the Town Hall should or should not be shifted. Mr Dolittle was voted to the chair, but as there was no chair to sit upon Mr Dolittle, who is recrg nised amongst the fraternity as a man who can rise to any occasion, reclined gracefully up against a bluestone recess in the exterror of the old town hall. All present, taking the cue from the chairman, also re clined gracefully, or disgracefully- first. on one leg and than on the other. The chairman opened the meeting -with his pocket knife, by cutting up a pipeful of " nailrod," with which he filled his pipe, threw some light on the subject by striking a match, and broke the council's regu latiocs (the p lice force didn't happen to be looking) by copiously expectorating on to terra firma. These preliminaries concluded, the chairman proceeded. " Well, gene! men (he said) we a...
Aerial Flights. HAWKER'S FINE EXHIBITION AT CAULFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 14 February 1914
Aerial Flights. HAWKER'S FINE EXHIBITION AT CAULFIELD. Under the management of Mr A. Sculthorpe, Mr H. G. Hawk r, the young Australian aviator, gavr some fine exhibition flights on his Sopwih biplane at the Caulfield raceecu:se on Saturday. It was the first occa. sion that Melbourne people had had any experience of aerial navigation, and the admiration evoked was tense indeed. There were about 526,000 people present. Altogether the in trepid young aeronaut made three ascents, and the thorough com mand which he showed that he had over h s nachine made people marvel and wonder. The biplane rose, fell, curved or circled with a grace and ease that could not have been outdone by any champion of the feathered species of the air. IMr Hawker had intended to make more than the three flights, but was pre vented from doing so owing to the crowd encroaching on the 100 or so yards of track which the aeroplane has to cover at a rapid rate before rising. These same. encroachments must have also be...
An Easy Experiment. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
X Xi c:. (' retty; cfiecl - .ma= n -y lbe iiro ;,ldcccl?-.v cal.tsiig a ?aindle;. to burii * I iiits iiihingredL sin twater ifc tuiii ICi Ihlie explerniieiit which- is X .iiEili,, i i dn in thel folloss iig in 9i!r in *-Ii sc'i?;t :-U ,:iiu:i , not:-t>oo h?easi ii._ , the1 .A Ii-' firs . eiiih o f li s?init ciil it?.b ,,i (iiIr ti nial., e ~I+= , lint, en hesie:-)+id nil Elt thewsho le- in .:'lass ton in in - enneid wttc to rach Iith ii lihi edge- of the canIlewitlioii scel ii ii'0 the si LAtli Ir thought niothinig 'eesins sqi riiingir tliaii Fto- expiect -i uiindlc t ii "i ; li i clu i: a: ?itijtion cbutl itc, d:;ii'rliiirii~c ail 1, it iic. Ol S· s~blialilo does hall \h·`~;ij"Li:: esn i injt tiEiiE I l.'- As-i-jthe easndle-hurns r it ggivs -- lihitegtcl ndj lighteir)* so tha "oe, ..-.shwl than - usual and the Siiiu ssil".i?iiil: e .e-ai little hoillos i',, ire c eiitre r-:- T is h- i holl.ow l?ltnl-siis; elicliis-i ii-ninkiiig the candletloftO 'nd liesre th&weicil-fro&a...
Malvern Council. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Malvern Council. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16. Present: Mayor Wilson, and Crs. E Thompson, Weller, R. Thomson, Murray, Devy, Wilks, Holmes, Dunlop and Carroll. POSTAL MATTERS. The Postal Department through the Hon. J. A. Boyd, M.H.R., wrote stating that it had been decided to renew the Gardiner-Malvern North mail service to June 30, 1914. Tramway Revenue. Cr. Thomrn son reported as follows as to the revenue of the trams for the past fortnight:-For the first fort night the revenue was--Trust lines, 14,802 car miles; 163,033 pas sengers; revenue, £100h 9/6; re venue per car mile, 16.286d. Bala I clava-road, 15.082d.; Kew line, 15.027d.; Caulfield, 9.724d. Second fortnight Trust lines, revenue, 16.752d.; Bala clava-road 16.250d.; Kew line, 1 15.627d.; Caulfield, 10.891d. In con t nection with the loan redemption in r April, all arrangements had been made 7 to borrow so as to redeem the loan - and do all other works. All works I in contempllation would be carried d out.
PRAHRAN COURT. Monday, February 16. Before Messrs. McKinnon (chairman). Martin, Curwen-Walker and Bangs, and Captain Russell, J'.s.P. MAINTENANCE CLAIMS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
PRAHRAN COURT. Monday, February 16. Before Messrs. McKinnon .(chair. mai), Martin, Curwen-Walker and Bangs, and Captain: Russell, J's.P. MAINTEI' ANCE' CLAIMS: i Jane . Over charged her husband; Jolin Tihomiis Overy?';'ith havinig ui. ladwfully deserted her.. Mr. .Macfarlane appeared:. for the. complainait; and Mr. Nigan 'for de tendait: Mr.'Macfarlaie' Said that the parties viere mairlied _ 24. years ago, anrd they lived together until last year,- defen dant' at tlhti time being: einployed as enginelnia at the Alfred Hospital: De fendanit. iwent to Sydney;, lwhere :he obtaiined a i positiion as at stcai icrane driver at Cockatoo Island H-le was arrested and: lirought b1ack to Melbourine by Colnstable Lane, of Windsor. Mi-s o ery 'said -that ishli aas-a Swidowl with two children when. she married defendant. Her iirst husband: (HIiicks) had been killed in the DBulli -colliery disaster. She deitied that" she hlad>'a. liusband :living w11henl slie mntr ried defendant. : Defeiidainit...
Malvern Council Proposal TO PURCHASE THEIR OWN STABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Malvern'Councfl Proposal TO PURCHASETHEIR -OWN STABLES. At Monday"- Malver.: Council meet ing, - Cr Carroll chairiman of the Public WVor1ks :?oimittee,? reported on" the rsiul t dof teniders received, relative i to the erection of stables under Loan 9, which the coun\cili had; previously t authorised :to be called.,' - :` Cr Carroll said that as they wiere aware, tihey-had setwo :years agoi decided to secuire land notiih of -the: Tooronga statioi, whicli a as at that time waited ? for a store0 : tyard aiid: municipal depot. I;tµa ass theni stipii lated in the niinutes that the laId was I ondly to be used for storage purposes I rOne reasonh fi thiis rpurciase's that they : ished s to get away 1fron all hlabitatioi to ahiclh othey. ii ight be a nuisance.ity 'w'ealso: decided to plantI the groundw ith certain ? :rees, so that a aiyS buildings 'erected thereon?i ght v hiot be deteriniental to suirrounding c properties:. The a?: lso hought. they would ask the Railway. Co?ilissioners to c...
AUCTION SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
AUCTION SALES. ----4---- On Saturday, February 28, there is to be what is termed the Poultry Farmers' Gala Day, when, at 3 p.m., on the ground, at "Delmar," Centre road, Clayton, Messrs Mar shall and Langridge will hold a sale of 5 to ro acre blocks, suitable for poultry farms and market gardens. Interesting particula s will be found in an advertisement. The blocts are one mile from Clayton. and t2 miles from Melbourne. This is a sale that shouldn't fail to attract those who desire to make homes for themselves, Messrs. T. R. B. Morton and Son announce that on Saturday, March 7th, at the pretty suburb, Seaford on the Sea, between Mordialloc and Frankston, they will hold a sale of 'Oo seaside and business sites. This is a splendid opportunity for inves tors and others.
Victoria's New Governor ARRIVAL ON MONDAY NEXT [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Victoria's New Governor ARRIVAL ON MONDAY NEXT The new Governor of Victoria, Si Arthur L Stanley, arrives on Mon day next. The official landing is I timed to take place at the St. Kilda pier at 2.15 p.m. 1 The St. Kilda pier will be lined i with cadets. Just before arriving at 1 the end of the pier, 2000 children of i the St. Kilda and South Melbourne schools, grouped on the lawn, will sng, aoeompanied by the St. Kilda City Band, a verse of the National Anthem. Immediately on reaching the end f the pier the Mayor and council lors of St. Kilda will weloome His Excellency, after which the Mayoress of St. Kilda will present Lady Stanley with a bouquet of lowers. The party will then proceed into t Melbourne, and the swearing in ceremony is to take place in the Legislative Council chamber. The new Governor will subse. quently be driven to the State Go vernment House, Malvern. At the 1 Malvern Town Hall the Mayor wil extend a welcome on behalf of the citizens. A number of school chi - dre...
Great Chinese Statesman. CONFESSIONS OF LI-HUNG CHANG. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
O=reat Chinese: Statesman :o.-- CONFESSIONS.- O1' .LI.-HUNG :-CHA-NG.--'::. - Some curious sidelights on Cobrt dl life in "China - and other oountiries, inil'the workinigs' rft gei t states. k iiiifs miid," are affordd by the bi iliaries of that greatest of modern Chin en, Li IHing Chaiig pu? lished in the London 'Obser er: 1 i Hung Chliang was a great :diarist: - .and oealously recorded his views iiup essions, and actions. d li, after' d-i- His stories of his rehltioiis..v wi ith that,_ reiuili'kable 'old iwouiin;,i ., the, l)osager .Eniulies -of ,China, lare';; .apluareditly; he -offended ithie: despotic; ',Sovereignliby;.hisipraise; of the Cza??I 'iniafter 'a i-isit to Russiia: 'Ii ;desciibes-the sequcieI as follonws" : i" "'I: have 'receivedi notification that t - `iam` to,: forfeit one year's. pay:, foria breaich of= ceremoi ? :at the p- lace a 'iThis is a small- matter -the fine :-but I SI' would be-pleased to" iio?;i-it i hat -respect I-offended'l'su Hsi." : '.'-THE -EYE-OF-T...
Prahran Creche. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Prahran Creche. The Committee of the Prahran, South Yarra and Toorak Creche report that 778 children attended during Jan., 1914. Toys, groceries, &c., will be gladly received at thI Creche, 19 Princes street, Prahran: Mrs Lindsay Whitehead, lion. secretary, writes-" On behalf of the Prabran, South Yarra anti Toorak Crecho, I desiro to aopeal for old linen (sheets, towels, &c.), which is greatly needed at the Creche."
Visit to Tasmania. Prahranite Gives His Impressions. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Visit to Tasmania. Prahranite Gives His Impressions. Mr Joseph Rogers, of Prahran, has returned from a fortnight's trip to Hobart, Tasmania, where he was the guest of Alderman and Mis T.: Amtott, formerly of Prahran. Mr Rogers reports Alderman and Mrs' Amott in the best of health, and they desire to be kindly remembeied-to all Prabran friends. Mr Rogers has a great opinion of Hobart, which, first and foremost, he describes as' a clean city. At present (we were in formed by Mr Rogers), a practical start had been made with the crea. .tioc of a Greater Hobart, the-first to be iacked on to the city being the town cf Queensborough, which is now represented in the Hobart City Council by two Aldermen. The im portant event was celebrated by a supper, Mr Rogers being one cf the invited guests. The Warden of Newtown bad convened a meeting of ratepayers to consider the advieabi lity of also joining in the Greater Hobart scheme. Mr Rogers noticed that the streets in Hobart were watered with sea...