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Cr Dunlop Resigns. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Or Diunlop Resigns. At the.meeting of the Malvern Coun cil on Monday evening, a letter was received from Cr. Alex. Dunlop re signing his seat as one of the repre sentatives of the East Ward, owing to ill-health. In his letter, which stated that he was going to New South Wales, Cr. Dunlop thanked all the councillors for the great consideration they had al ways shown him during the eight years he had been a representative of the East Ward. Mayor Wilson referred in eulogistic terms to the good work which Cr. Dunlop had done as a douncillor, and while regretting that ill-health was the cause of his resigning, expressed the hope that he would soon be restored to health. Cr. Carroll moved that the resigna tion be received, and spoke in com plimentary terms of the splendid ser vices which he had rendered. Crs. Weller and Holmes also en dorsed the remarks of the previous speakers. The resignation was accepted. Cr. Dunlop, who has occupied the mayoral chair, has been a splendid councillor du...
Sunday Picture Shows at St. Kilda. COUNTER DEPUTATIONS. NEW REGULATION PASSED. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Sunday Picture. Shows at St. Kilda. COUNTIERI -DUi!PUTATIONS;. NEW ?IIEG ULATION PASSED. . There was avetry ii ge gathering; tf ratepayers, and-l ciliiens ali the: St. Iilda Council lieelihg on ::Monday > enling' whnliei aegit-uiatiOni passed: a ilonlui Pirievious iallo,\ inigs or the iold-' ing of ictilil slhovi.s on?iiie .ippe ,nm LoWe" I?tiSpiiandes cainie up i1or coulhi.iitiitdiio.?ieroe vwas aedeputa l.oli agaiiiSl't p-oli.posali a.id andi'ohio in lavor. :6o big~lere thle deputations that niulbers could linotgani addis sion to ? li couiincilhaiiner. lincluded in :the asseiilblabe weie licWitclheoi ' ll . :. and 'everai Cr. Love inltroduced: tlhe-deputation against dSunday o *peinng0 ofl' picture sliowa ".; 'f -.: %' ): : :' " . * . Tlhe: Rei? .vaioiTi Pennicott said that a. year -ago i the council carried a re .solution piroviding. fori: the closing of iicture shoii s ':on Sundays, and re jected a letitioie i''ibgied by over 3000 persons against: :that course. A few weeks ag...
BATTLE OF THE SITES. Where Should the Prahran Town Hall be? Council Decides Against Poll of Ratepayers. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
BATTLE OF THE SITES. Where Should the Prahran Town Hall be ? Council Decides Against Poll of Ratepayers. At Prahran Council meetin'g on Mon day evening another discussion took place in reference to a proposal emanating from Cr. E. Naylor to re build the municipal buildings on the eastern side of Chapel-street in Walker-street. Cr. Naylor said that since the matter had been before the council at its last meeting, a great deal of feel ing had been introduced. He was acting merely in the interests of the ratepayers, and it was a foul untruth to say he was trying to advertise him self. His proposal was to buy all the properties in Walker-street, which were weatherboard, and could be pur chased cheaply. On each side of. Walker-street, in Chapel-street, he woulu purchase four properties. This would give a total frontage in Chapel street of 140 feet, on which a post office and bank could be built. The street entrance to the Town Hall would be 70 feet wide, and the hall would be 150 feet fr...
Our Advertisers. ADVICE TO "GET BUSY." [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Our Advertisers. ADVICE TO "GET BUSY." Messrs. Dickenson and Forster, the well-known auctioneers and estate agents, have opened a new auction room at 99 Chapel-street, Windsor, ..nd business will be carried on on a more extensive scale than heretofore. The firm, as will be seen by advertise ment elsewhere, advise people to "get busy and get three pounds!" This advice is given under somewhat novel conditions, viz., Messrs. Dicken son and Forster have placed the sum of £3 in the hands of a well-known Prahran citizen. This money will be presented to the first person asking the following questions:--"Have you seen Dickenson and Forster's new auction room, 99 Chapel-street?" and "Have you got the £3?" A good num ber so far have had a try for the trio of sovereigns, but so far have failed. A friend of ours during the week made a brave effort to win. But he was too excited. Seizing a well-known citi zen by the scruff of the neck, he blurted out, "Have you seen three pounds new auction room...
Hon. D. Mackinnon. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Hon. D. Mackinnon. The Prahran Council recently decided to forward to the Hon Donald Mackinnon, M L.A., a letter congra tulating him on having attained Ministerial rank in being appointed Attorney General and Minister for Labor. At its meeting on Monday evening the council received a reply from Mr Mackinnon, who s!ated that hb appreciated the council's kind wishes. Ic would be gratifying to him to work in conjunction with the council in advancing the interests of Prahran
Prahran Corporation Employes and Holidays. Want to go down the Bay. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Prahran Corporation Employes and Holidays. Want to go down the Bay. At the meeting of the Prahran City Council on Monday evening, a communication was received from Mr J. Cartledge, secretary of the Prahran Club, asking the council to allow the corporation employee to take a holiday, should they so de sire, to at en I the combined Frades marine excursion on March 4. Cr Morris moved that the men be allowed to take the day off if they wished in lieu of one of their annul! holidays. This was providing that the surveyor could let them off. It was very nice that they should want to go to the Trades picnic. Or Naylor seconde I the motion, saying the idea. was fair andjust. The council would lose nothing by it. Cr Chambers moved as an amend ment that the matter be left in the hands of the surveyor. The muni cipal employei' picnic cook place on Wednesday, and that being so, they should not place the surveyor in a false position.' In the past s.ch matters had been left to pte surveyor to deal...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
LISEED COMPOUND,' for coughs and Oods. Loosens phlegm, allays irritation Tel. 1294 Windsor. MITCHELL & TAYLOR, Estate Agents. 394 Chapel Streetlll South Yarra. The Home of the f Prahran and Windsor Ladies' Tailoring. Special Reductions this month. £5/5/- Blue Twill Costumes now £4/4/ All other prices £1/1/- less. d|. SRERMAN, . lLyric Theatre Buildings, &lt; Chapel=st., Prahran. Z. Glassel ' ARF WIG MAKER, LADIES' HAIR DRESSER and HAIR SPECIALISf 342 Chapel-street, Prahran JOHN MCONNELL, Opposite Read's, - J W N Wishes to inform the Ladies of Prahran and surrounding districts FARRIER, that he has taken over the entire Stock in Trade of Practical Horse Shoer, "MAISON CHARLES," Clarence Street, Prahra n, And will be pleased to see any Customers of theirs at his splendidly OL MalvernRoad. Opp. Hopkins'. appointed rooms. 28 Years' Experience. Wigs, Transformations, Fringes. Late of Sydney, Africa, Broken Hill and S great specialty in Ready-made Switches. Al West Australi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
LYRIC Theatre, ESPLANADE, ST. KILDA. 01 EVERY EVENING, Wet or Fine. At 8.30. STAR PICTURES " - I 'INCLUDING THE cI LYRIC GAZETTE. At 8 p.m. Prices. 2/-, 1/6, 1/- and 6d., Box Plan at Allan's, and Solomon's, Grey Street. TELEPHONE 3464 Windsor. St. Kilda Esplanade. STHE DANDIES Every Evening at 8.30. ST. KILDA ESPLANADE EVERY EVENING 8.30 O'Clock. H. N. Gregory's SMusical Costume Comedy Co. SDaffodi Is The Salome Dance . and MISS OLIVE BARNARD I TOM SHAW, (the Human Bird), In his Bush Imitations. - ' Prices--1s. 6d. (Saturdays, 2s.),.ls.and 6d S 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. Do you ask me what's the matter ? Next Sunday. Do you wonder what is wrong When the nation turns from worship, - Sermon, Prayer, and Sacred Song? 'Why do people rush for pleasure. r. Speeds will clean hi's auto, Leave religion in the lurch ? Mr. Spurrs will groom his h...
Proposed Tramway Through Albert Park. Prahran Council Makes Another Move. Ignores St. Kilda and South Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Proposed Tramway Through Albert Park. Prahran Council Makes Another Move. Ignores St. Kilda and South Melbourne. The f[1lowing clause in the re port of the finance committee of the Prahran council was brought forward on Monday evening, viz. " That a deputation from this council wait upon the Government for the purpose of urging the passing of a Bill autho:ising the construction of ati euctric tramway from High street, Prahran, to the St. Kilda beach via Albert Park and interven ing streets." Cr Nicolson, in moving the adop tion of the recommendation, said if they had to wait for the St. Kilda and South Melbourne Councils to take action, thev would never get a tramway through the Park. Cr Nay or said the Balaclava road tramway was not sufficient to carry people to the beach. The Malvern road tramway should also be carried through to the beach. The recommendation brought forward by the committee was adopted.
A Curator who was Never Appointed. Anger of Cr Embling. "MANIPULATION OF THE BUSINESS PAPER !" [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
A Curator who was Never Appointed. Anger of Cr Embling. ,, MANIPULATION OF THE:. BUSINESS PAPER !" Cr Embling recently brought for ward a proposal in the Prahrar Council for the appointment of : Curat r to take cortrcl of the muni cipal gardens and reserves of ith city. The proposal was keenly de bated, but was sucessfully engi. otered through by its sponsor, Or Embling. The question of selecting a Curator was referne to committee, but so far the Curator has failed to materialise. Therefo e, what hap pened at the Council meetirg on Monday evening will prove interest ing. Cr Embling enquired why there was no reference in the report of the fit ance committee relative to the proposed appointment cf a Curator. Mayor Willis replied philosophi cally that the matter simply wasn't on the business paper. Cr Embling, in firm but angry tones, said-I am very much sur prised at what I call the manipula tion of the business paper this evening. Cr Nicohon (chairman of the finar.c- committee)-Two p...
AMUSEMENTS PALAIS DE DANSE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
AMULSEMENTS PALAlS DE DANSE. Immensely popular and attractive has proved the Palais de Danse. With its spacious, splendid floor, its pic turesque setting and delightful music. Nightly this seaside ballroom becomes wondrously animated, and with the hun dreds of htappy couples moving in kaleidoscopic fashion, it is indeed pleasant to look upon. THE ENGLISH PIERROTS. As: is the usual thing for this com pany, their Pavilion at St. Kilda was, on Saturday night last, the scene of a very large company. The place was densely packed in every available part. The programme was of the usual high quality order, and was ex ceedingly: well received. THE DAFFODILS. At the Follies Theatre, St. Kilda, the- Daffodils are entertaining large audiences. The new turns included the. "Salome" dance, which has proved quite a "rage" on the Continent. Miss Oliive Barnard, the child vocalist, was heard to advantage in a couple of songs, and gave a descriptive render ing of the favorite song, "Daddy," with Mr. M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
At 3 p.m., the Railway Station, T. . . MORTON oN - - o IJ SeQUES N. Se a s :Rr :O. , Under Instructions from Messrs. D. T. LEITCH and O. BAILEY, will sell Business and Residential Sites. " Ea sy Terms: £ Deposit, £3 per Quarter. Interest5 per Ge?t. Purhasers may pay Oash ·Iand obtain . . .Titles at any time. J J : --- - .Plans .nd Full Particulars from- . .. T. R. B. MOlRTON & SON, 72 swanston treet, MELBOURNE 44Y T r s 5 Dpst j E ate1 ·-I~e·et 6-:ir -ist~ .P~hsr :~·:~;a : ** 1
Prahran Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Prahran Rifle Club. Last Saturday being the "Mackin non," the attendance at Port Mel bourne was small, showing a great lack of interest in these matches. Nevertheless the Mackinnons are very Important matches from a useful point of view. They consist of rapid firing at targets disappearing at in tervals of 70 and 45 seconds, five shots to be fired during each period in which they are in view. Prahran Club finished second, being only 2 points behind the Richmond team (winners).
SOUTH YARRA RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
,OU II YAKRA KRIFLE 4wLU L. There was an attendance of twelve members to see how the "Saunders" Aggregate would finish, and also to participate in the (to this club) unique experience of seeing every man on his 'very own." The conditions for the I nllal shoot being "that no coaching, spotting, or in any way assisting any member, and each member to shoot singly," and with the distance at 1000 yards, 10 shots, the interest was well sustained until the last man went down, F. Gates, who had to get 36 to win, and 16 to get a prize. The best shoot was the first, Mr. T. Quayle, who got the splendid score of 41 off the rifle, but as he had missed a former shoot, lihe was unplaced. The next best was A. Wells, who got 30 from the shoulder, with L. Wells 28, H. Brown 27, and W. Saunders 26, were all to reach over 20. H. Cannon showed great determination in stick ing to his gun in the face of miss after miss, but without succeeding in find ing the target, whilst R. Marshall, who got a magpie fo...
Mr Alex. Cameron. The Tramway Chairman. Prahran Council's Eulogy. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Mr Alex. Cameron, The Tramway Chairman. Prahran Council's Eulogy. The term of office of Mr Alex. Cameron as cha:rman of the Prahran and Malvern Tramways Trust, has expired by effluxion of time. At the meeting of the Prahran Council on Monday evening Cr Naylor moved that the council support the re elkction of Mr Cameron as chairman of the Trust for a further term of four years. There c:uld not (said Cr Naylor) be a more worthy L. Lt'ý man for the position. He gave almost night and day to the work of the Trust, and he was responsible for saving a great deal of money for the municipalities. Cr Chambers seconded the motion. He had had two months' experience on the Trust, and could bear out what Cr Naylor had said as to the worth of Mr Cameron. Mr Cameron had neglected his own business, and made tramways a hobby. Cr Morris said he understood that Mr Cameron was receiving a very fair salary, and had a right to private practise. He was paid a fair salary for a fair job. He (Cr Mo, rid) un ...
HOW A SPECIAL CALL OF A COUNCIL IS MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 February 1914
HUW A SPECIAL CALL OF A COUNCIL IS MADE. A special call of a Municipal Council is made under section 187 of the Local Government Act, which reads as follows 1. The chairman of the municipa lity or any three or more of the councillors may make a call of the whole council to attend any ordinary or special meeting of the council. 2. Any councillor who, without reasonable excuse to the satisfacti n of the council, does not attend in compliance with such call, or, who being present at the meeting, leaves the same without the permission of the chairman before all the business has been concluded, shall be guilty of an offence against this Act. 8. Notice of suoh call shall be sent to each councillor in the manner and time required for special meetings.
Prahran Town Hall Site. Special Call of Council Made. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 February 1914
Prahran Town Hall Site. Special Call of Council Made. In response to a request made by Crs Naylor, Flintoft and Densham, a special call of the Prahran City Council has been made for Monday evening next to consider the question of selling the site of the present Town Hall Buildings and re-erecting them on another site. It will be remem bered that at the last meeting of the council, when Cr Naylor brought forward a motion to have a poll of the ratepayers taken on his proposal to re-erect the Municipal Buildings in Walker street, it was rejected by five votes to four. At the time the vote was taken the absentee council lors were Crs Densham. Embling, and Ginn. Cr Embling had previ ously expressed appreciation of Cr Naylor's scheme. Or D.nsham had referred to the present Town Hall buildings as "ruins," but it is not yet definitely known whether he in tends to vote in favor of a change of site, but the chances are that he will Cr Ginn is the oniy councillor who has not yet declared himse...