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MORE "LAND BOOM." INSOLVENCY OF JOSEPH ALCOCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
MORE "LAND BOOM." - " INSOLVENCY OF JOSEPH ALCOCK. Joseph Alcock, describing himself as a freeholder, of York-place, off Chapel.street, South Yarra, has filed his , schedule. His assets were esti mated at £80,229 Is., and his liabili ties at £60,977 17s., leaving a surplus of £24,251 4s. Ho attributed his failure to the depreciation of value in real estate, inability to realise same, and pressure of creditors. In further explanation he stated that he was now being sued by three creditors for the respective sums of £1200, £188, and £456. He became unable to pay his debts in due course last December. Fourteen days have been allowed him to file a complete schedule.
THE LOCAL DEMON. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
THE LOCAL DEMON. A reverend gentleman in St. Kilda was absent for an brief holiday, and had secured ns locum tenens an old college chum. The bishop called to see him, and the door was opened by the prettyhousecmaid. "Is Mr. - at home?" was the enquiry. "No, sir, he ain't; he's gone to Lorne," replied the girl; "but if its anythiuk about tile church, p'r'ops you'd like to see his local demon."
HINTS FOR THE EYES. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
,,..,, HINTS FOR THE -YES.; - a, i ,N ..rt tor snlight tihe inciadescent g ;i, te a the best illumination for rel?a?,o and all notions of the injurious o..eltreot bn thde yes of tlh "electric light . .5 ierronous.-: · TIp vto. majority of people who ,,.wear glasses can see well vithout 'thi:. They..uso them to .avoid a con stant strain on the eyes. The act of focaliatii'oi1 a inmusdculi one, and uses u?,!Pervous pprergy. Theo'ovbisighted eye, in which the .focus comes behind the retinao 'ieo tos peform this muscularact cotintudlly .,,'the realt 'are headaches, irritalothty, '::,a,;d niuera.L ; ~ The only romeLdy in 'such c'ases i to wear glosses. For' tl?'h eyes in 0 a hlialthy state r thereis.hbut ono safe wash-puce cold 'ater. T\hen the oyolids are hiltiamed the.hbestdlotion ise;na'weak solution bof salt ;idilwtriN,,,, Nov pply poultices to the eyes or use.''"oye-wrters" withoutl'thli vion of a physidicn.
MUNICIPAL NEWS. ST. KILDA BOROUGH COUNCIL. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
.I.MUJNICIPAL NEWS. SBT. KILDA BOROUGH CQINCILr " ' .EMonnAn, FEmUAnI'r 18. Present: The iMayor (Cr Jens), and '' C. Barker, Pilley,,.Riqolhanlson, Connibore and Sundercombi. ''' T.:ht ,otREan?T o IEit.-TheDdii i?riIcalt of tnades and customs .wrote, stating the work of repairing th'e pier ?ialsin ,progress. ' : i inoi -*-Ernoi;Ba.rEVn CAMP.W"The miiniybi stated that the council had direte two '" 'teitifit the'Alfred HosnitalW- a ilnrgq one nmro ndm ane an small one 'or othr .* lpql scH.;j ut the doctors isa4inothbr .utent ,was required for.females. Wi'ill; liamstownwas anxioaus to joiriin obtain :,' ini'uteits;"and the question of allwing that council to do so wpuld come be fore the conference. i na 05o 4prsw nRxcrr i.'i--aCr.' Jen nings saidb'tiire was a large sam still outstanding for rates, and lie wished *ito'·ie informed wlhat step?s' lelibeen ''ta.t'e. todget thie money in ,The town: clerk said notices were being sent out. "' .':B'arker pointed out 'that the usiual stereotype...
AUCTION SALE NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
AUCTION SALE NOTICES. ; r. G. Vile Linton wil :ll this day, at. I p.a., on tho grounld, a valuable proporty comprisin a sPix-roomed W.B.'cottnOgoiot .hrgvlo-otroct. St. Kilda. Moo'to. .itihooooand Cutomotmio otnoooce for Mooniay net, at 11 f.m.. on the pre toinoo..No 11 Hlenry.stretc. Wiolodor, a .ttporior lot of househoold fornitoro nod eifects
AS WE GO TO PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
AS WE GO TO PRESS. Sub-inspector Webb and Sergeant Joyce were merely spectators at the St. Kilda court yesterday, while their inexperienced eubordinates conducted their own cases. Mr. Gaunson smiled a smole. Several of our Parliamentary candidates vould do well to. study the hare and tortoise fable--a nap now and a big rush at the finish won't do. Graham Berry, our erstwhile howling democratic, is to bask in the sunshine of Ienglish haristocracy for another three years. Just as well-ho's not required herce. Mercantile Bank of Australia higily ilsperous. Mr. Lansley, manager of the i'mhran Branch, looks happy. Our con .rattllatiouns, Mr. L.. The Ciommittl e of thie l'rrlhmn, South Yarra, and Toomk Ladies' Benevolent !tociety report having relieved 0O cases weekly during the fortnight ending Feb uary 14. TiThe cases numbered 107 adults ad 86 children. The adults comprised 52 vidows, 141 deserted wives, 12 married :ouples, 17 aged anld single indiviruals. 'lhe expelditure for the fortn...
SOCIETY MEETINGS. THIS column is placed at the disposal of secretaries of local societies, etc., from whom PITHY reports will be gladly accepted. ST. KILDA TENT, I.O.R. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
SOCIETY TMEETINGS. Tm.s colunm is placce at th1 disposal of scro toorles of localo societiecs, etc., frotm whom rerf reports will bo gladly erepted. ST. KILDA TENT, I.O.R. The St. Kilda Tent of the Independent Order of Rechabites, on the evening of the 18th instant, held a social evening, when guests to the number of 60 availed them selves of the invitations. After partaking of light refreshments, a programme of songs, pianoforte solos,and recitations was gone through. The song, " True blue," by Bir. A. Grigg,was much applauded, as also was a duet by Bro Waglaud and Miss Douglas, who reslpoded to an encore. The Chief Ruler, Bro. B. Perkins, was loudly applauded for his comic song, an encore being demanded. Songs were also .givea by Bros. Leehie, Harris, Millar, Manning and Cumming. The following ladies also contributed songs :-Misses Swinburne, Cumming, Davis and Douglas. Too much praise cannot be given to Bro. A. Millar, the worthy secretary, who spared neither time nor trouble in ...
FIRE AT EAST ST. KILDA. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
FIRE AT EAST ST. KILDA. Shortly after 11 o'clock on Sunday vlen ing the Insuranco Companies' Briggle r? ceived notice of a fire at St. Kilda, and a hose and men were immediately sent to the spot, which was reached in 23 minutes. It was ascertained thatthe eaue of the alarm was simply the burning of a quantity of fencing at the rcsidonco of Mr. Kelly, off the Brigtot-rlad, East St. Kilda, which. with a small outhouse adjoininrg, was des troyed.
THE SHOP EMPLOYES THANK US. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
THE SHOP EMPLOYES THANK US. Sin,- nam directed by the above union to thank you for inserting a leading article il favor of our movemeant, in your valuable columns, and which boo been read with in terest by every member of ourunion in and around I'mlhran.. Again thanking you, I an, Yours faithfunlly, HER?Y E. LALETrr, Secretary Employayt's Union. 14th February, 1869.
SIMPLY DISGRACEFUL. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
SIMPLY DISGRACEFUL. -- -- +- Sir,-Having hydramots, water cartm, nud, I conclude, persons whose duty it is to use them, I ask why should we be daily suffo cated by dust It is simply disgraceful that those who are supposed to look after our interests should so signally neglect their duty. Please prod them a little and you will oblige.-Yours, &c.,' DIFtUSRTED.
ASSAULTING A CHINAMAN. A VERY HEAVY PENALTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
ASSAULTING A CHINAMAN. A VERY HEAVY PENALTY. At the Prahran Police Court on Monday, before Dr. Fetherston (chairman), and a full Bench of justices, a Chinaman named Aht Teon proceeded against James Ed wardnls and James Williams for unlaewful assault. Subl-nspector Webb prosecuted. Captain SBeymour Fort, private secre tary to His Excellency the Governor, tesitfied to having witnessed the assault. lie aid tile Chinaman was going along Torak-road, South Yarra, when necused, with a companion, who were in a cart, struck the Celestial with a whip. John retaliated with a bamboo he was carry ing, and was again struck .several tmew with the whip. The accuced drove off, Ah Toon following. Mr. Port and his companion, Captain Stanley, who were il a cab, followed the cart, and, oaming up with Williams, handed him over to, custody. Williams' employer came fore;anl and gave him an excellent character. Tile lench, through the chair manl', Dr. Feherston, ?aid l Chinaman was entitled to full protecti...
HEALTH PROSECUTIONS AT PRAHRAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
HEALTH PROSECUTIONS AT PRAHRAN. At the Pmhmt Police Court on Monday, Rnobert Robertson, the Inspector of the Lu?al Board of Ilealthisummoned' Dorcas Murray for selling ndnlterated milk. Mr. ltobertson said he purchased the milk fromm dlefendant's son on the 11th January, left a ammple with him in the usual way, and for. wanlcd another sample to Mr. Kruse, analytical chemist. The latter gentleiman gave evidence that tlhe milk contained 44 per cent. of 'ater. Defendant was fined £5 with £2 2s. cosrs. James Haynes ntod David Reid were charged with causing a nuisance by allow ing nightsoil to overflow from privy cess pools. Mr. Robertson said Haynes' ces. pool, in a lane off Grosvenor-street at the hack of Chapel-street property, was in a frightful state, the excreta oozing out from the ceuspit. Reid's cesspool was also do. feetive, leaking, and the contelits were flowing into the roadway. Fines of 40s. with 21s costs were imposed in each case.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
"KoB~rlSo'o VWOI\· O' kotroyo H· I ugo, Mulla lthla, 1Ieetto, o~lul oil otllwr loecoto, ocitiloL qolilo 1oIlO~nl u to iwollcotlo ootoltll. to1 ootrotitlltiitt ~1uottk ttlooocccoo~ of touI~~lul oxttlotOliOsty. It 0s pot. foutll oloool to~ opplicottoll. fcc thooriclo you luwlu.CoI d to 0'K ATIOO'0,': o9 IoitutluOll ow Ioooiooon ll outluoltoutoul. funll to Tioo -&l! lo, Plrl 2o.,Qdh,q~l, to u~lthemiolo. Staunchhorses, tlne healthy ponltry,caltle, pig, doge, pigeons, nod domeatic nunmain generally, awl ogy all the year rolllld i the invariable result of a jualiciue urc of Norris' Condition Spice, which is sold in tic? enly by all chemists, otorekepcers, ,e., at sla., 25., 5.,anda 10.. eachl. It is the only Icunalilc holae and cattle suice ever oftlrecd t thie poblic, all tho unpreceldentat succees which has attended its use has givcu rise to Inumrouts worthless and in olct0e e?re positivc!y ilnjurioun imitationts. The public are therefore adviscrl to be ol their guard, and to ta...
ALBERT PARK LAKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 20 February 1889
ALBERT PARK LAKE. At the meeting of the-St. Kilda council on Monday evening a letter was read from the South Melbourne Council, suggesting a conference regarlliig the provision of funds for improving the Albert lark lake. It was agreed that a conference take place bietecen the St. Kilda and the South Melbourne councils at the LanIds Ofice next Monday, at :, o'clock p.em. ; nu d it has blen resolved.that the Bnard of Lands and Works be represented thorcat. The dle.' ate+ are as fgllots:-St. Kiilda: The Mayor (Cr, Jauns), and Cm. Pilley O'Donnell, and- Conuibere. South Mol bouile : The 'iieOr' (Cr.' T. ?inith), and (Cs. lcather, tuid, and Larkin. n
INLAND PARCEL POST. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 23 February 1889
INLAND PARCEL POST. Liit otfrOwight ofj pOoel, 7ib. (but Whcrn .mail, an. oooucyce ol Imor~bnelk, theimit Iimit, of. size of parcel; :3ft.. tii. in length, or lift. ingirth .nf lengtfh Forl. f'.cUl. 1 fflyoforof . 1 .If, s. II. "1b .. 11 4f 1 llb ..1 S flb'...1 1 91ff, ., '1 If l f , :;1 6 7ff, ..2 0
MUNICIPAL NEWS. MALVERN SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 23 February 1889
UICWPAL N;EW S. I AULVERN. SHIRE ACOUNOIi 'At Tiresdthy's R deeting "of the Slire oimel' if AMlverlni t'o ei~?olg toN4 M. pirs kshuink, reported having completed his valuatiott sct th?erxtot-! oble property in the- district, the; unonmt? €.of thle ss?euel?lta-blilg L166,439, oit ,ti0i) in aldvanc? of tlhe amolLt forlt year. The report r ,as rer vieel i oiip t al.oitt . d' oil then secretary waR illtrlucteld-to prepare ai estimate of the prohablle receipts and exponditure for the ensuing year,, vith the view . o. ! i?iking rn te to meet the various req4uireents ,qf., the district. .Ak communieation. .was read from the Postend Telegraph Depart. nig!t, statitg ,jn answer to a letterr from the council, that telephonio comn ' munieation with oalyen :will by com-' pleted about the end of this month, and that the charge foi connection irumpi aten ole p els of businej1s. annum and £L(4fq9 places of business. eho town clerk of Hawthorn wrote ,orwardiug a resolution passed by his ouncil invit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Prahran Telegraph — 23 February 1889
IHolloway's Ointmentn ald Pillt.-Out ,,ward infirmitiL..-Befor the discovery of thea r remedies lny c'a?s of sores, ulcers, we., Wre 1 roouoeed to ho? illc llth,, ,ohoocuo. the tlr.ltnocot pursued tedelled to destroy the str.a.gth it was tlleOmpetent to pret?irve, iit toi'ŽOspeate the .symptioms t/*o Inldq?u?ute to relove. Hlolloway's pillq t ert thelto it wholesome powcm over the uolhcalthy Ite l and skill, without deblarring th ,pli ent from flot? air. adl e.teisu, nlill tllk the 'constltutioUll vigor to ihseolleuld owhilt the uioot mallgnant oeloet oahnouoo, aulskin diseaoo are in Inretob of ore.. lloth Olntment? ud.PilLs Suwke thie ,loo'rli:lih r aid pnreOr,insteol of permitting it to fall into thlt poor',and watery. atateo fetal- to "ainy labring under chronic hnierattdo ot :. : . St au nch horses, ? ince he?athy ioultry,cattle, pigs, dugs, pigeone, and diomestic animal generally, anui eg?, all the year iouud is the invariable result of judicious ue of Norris' Condition Spice, ...