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Novel Uses for Paper. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 March 1914
Novel Uses for Paper. ·.I Germany . manufactures annually 425,000 tons of paper ; England 210.000 tons; France 190,000 tons: Austria 355,000 totis; and Italy 120,000 tons. 13ut,. the United States makes illland uses IImore pIaper than a:111 luropel, the annlual produc tion anmountitg to 1,O00,000 tons. A French journa! mientions the fol lowing tlovel uses of paper in Amnerica : RooTs of ?pitler anid coImp)ressedL wvood pjull- have Irovnted successful. A Chicago firm tiakes paper gar mnents whi'h are so light, flexible, and con\venient thai they are largely used in hodspti;tls. The Inaper is mnatle of the I) larkil of the paper mnul berry-- tree, aid is tub-sizedl, ald finely scralped. Several sheets are? superliised- and serilt together. The ga rlnelltts nhave trl'lriw lfastelliigs. PaIper cigars are llatle by steeping patier pulp for tell tays in: a de coction of.- cigar cippiingu'. l:assinug it Itetween cylindiers, nllltl rolllig the shleets into tile f.it;ti of a igitar. l'aper b...
A Romantic Jewel. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 March 1914
. A Romantic Jewel. A jewel with a most romanti, history was exhibited at the Royal society's convelrsazione recently. It is a priceless ornament of carno lian, lapis lazuli, and turquoi.s, and was made by order of the Ph'l:' oah of Egypt hundreds of years before the birth of Christ. It "ivw given Iby the mon .rich to: one i?,i his favourites, and when :the lattii (lied it sas': i;uried .waith him in ii tomb. :Some years afterwards thie tomb was eniteredl bi a :thief, who was about to nteal ti, the lirec???ls gem when the heavy Slabs ' tim . formed sits rof f,:ll on hil i- an tm killed him In the course of teii turies ,all :traces of this anci:en! tomb were lost. and as a resllt of frequent sandstorins iit lay buried deep unlder the sand. It was exco rated recently by Professor Flin-' ders Petrie, the great-Egyptian ar chaeologist. The crushed body of the thief was found, with the sto len Jewel in his hand, and told its own story, and the beautiful gemi was brought to England.
Struck by Lightning Twice. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 March 1914
Struck by Lightning Twice. A.\re some people more likely to Ie struck by -liglhtnilmgthlan others? asks a writer. "It:: has been mailn taiied that- this is so,- some pe' sons : being by - con;titution; prmc tiically non-conductors. There ha've been :individuals whlio disproved in, thleiri persons the saying that light ning lever strikes twice in: the samen place. 'Father': Rosco, of :Turin, wa.s struck three times: oli diiTeie i " .casions. MIrs.. TRiiiii ?lanieri caliladl\', wui ho ,as ivo-iided in the leit Loot lii lightning iii yea : 1810; -wis "strucl. igaiin:- in the same sipot in :185.?: lie ge. i Mithridates : wasi rieputed to liate been -struck -in: the :ijrow- whii:--l : child, and tolhave hisswosrd fused ly i lightning as lhe slept with it by .hil side in later life.::-., . iiiuchi as 16o0. of water Two q men wearing veils -and legging. !were engaged for three days in driving wasps uand bees from thl chancel'- of the parish church at WMil kern. Herts.- 14183.
A World's Record. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 March 1914
A World's Record. ' World's recorda for tunnelling thlrough hard rock has been bro ken to conmplete a bore .'throu?ih Meiloeit Royal into the heart of tl'e business district of Montreal. The achlievementl of the tunnel crews of clriving 8lft. in thirty one days, which set a nle wourldl' record, ins brought ahbout by a novel arrangimtient. The crew hircd its own ilemlbers anmd "firel|" those who pro-ved unllfit. laxinium elli ciency of the crew as a whole was thus secured. The shifts "worked every day and night in ultter dis regard of diainger, dust and smioke, straining every faculty to ouldo the best records previously made, in cluding that of the Arizoia Copper Company of 799ft. of eight-by eight tunnel inl thirty-one days. 'Ihe Swiss record, in soft nmaterials, was only 1,000ft. in thati timie. The decisise .victory whlich the city of Montreal lduly celebratel was won at 'tlhe very last byh the darin~ of the: lnce. The hole had beeii"diilled uaind t!ul b.lasts prepared for the la...
Guild of Play. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 March 1914
Guild of Play. At thile St. Kilda Council lueeting on Monday evening last, Cr. Barnet in troduce'd a deputation from the execu tive of the above body relative to the establishment of a playground in the distriic t. .. Mr. I. Brook said that the reasoln they caime .to them was to seekl the co-opration.of ithe cbuncil in obtain ing asuitable piece of land to estab lish - biplayground. He had spent his youigei dl:ays in St. Kilda, and in t~hose tinies there were large areas of ground for recreation, but with the advance. of population, most of them weoe built on how. If the council couid isee tlheir~ way clear to allocate a piece ? flan;d, the society he was connected :W?ith would do the rest of the work in starting the project. It would . be necessary to have a paid play leader, so as to have orderly play and niot indiscriminatd play. He knew the councillors had many multifarious duties to perform, but if they would only take this matter up, they would only be too delighted to help th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 March 1914
80cial and Invitation Cards, B.:I Programmes, Concert Tickets, &'. in newest and latest designs, at Chronicle Printing Works, East bournestreet, Windsor. Tel. 1294 Windsor. MITCHELL & TAYLOR, Estate Agents. 394 Chapel Street, South Yarra. The Home of the Prahran and Windsor / Ladies' Tailoring. i Special Reductions this month. S£5/5/- Blue Twill Costumes now £4/4/ All other prices £1/1/- less. . 2J. .SReRMAN, Lyric Theatre Buildings, :Chapel=st., Praran. e&lt;? Chapel~st., Prahran. Z. Glassel ART WIG MAKER, LADIES' HAIR DRESSER and. HAIR .SPECIALISI' 342 Chapel-street, Prahran -- Opposite Read's, - Wishes to ir.form the Ladies of Prahran and surrounding districts that he has taken o0ver the entire Stock in Trade of " MAISON CHARLES," And will be pletsed to see any Customers of theirs at his splendidly Sappointed rooms. Wigs, Transformations, Fringes. A great specialty in Ready-made Switches. S- . " " -CONSULTATIONS FREE. If your Hair is falling out, Mr. Glass...
St. Kilda Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 21 March 1914
St. Kilda Rifle Club. .. The St. Kilda Club fired for the yearly, half-yearly and spoon, 14 shots at 600 yds. The following didl best 600. Hdp. Total. J. Morris ... 62 8 7o0 E J.Turner 63 7 70: J. Vivian ... 64 -4 68 R. Christopher 64 -4 68 A. Armstrong 64 3 67 R J Baker 57 1o 67 G. Hawker- .59 6 65 - Pendlebury : 57 8 65 J.Myers ... 58 6 64 SA A. Bartlett 58 6 . 64 The same shoot also counted in a match against the Post and Tele graph and Prahran Clubs, in which the Departmental team was the best of the St. Kilda by 5 points, Prahran being third. The totals of 19 men aside were-Post and -Teligraph, so81; St. Kilda, 10o76; Prahran, 1o43. Those who did best for the respective teams were Posy AND TELEGRAPH-Cochranle 65, Stuart 65. Buckley 62, Keyte 61, Gould 60, Keffo d 60. ST. KILDA-J, Vivlan 64, R. Chris tcpher 64, A. Armstrong 64, Turner 63, Morris 62, Hawker 59. PRAHRAI N-Glmmour 65, Brush. 63, Rundle 62, Campbll62, Wells 62, Roberts 59.
How Crime May be Traced by Blood Crystals. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 March 1914
How Crime-May be Traced by Blood Crystals. 4--- Scientists have long .been able to listinguish. between, most varieties of niimal blood and human i blood, although it is isid there is nothing i :distinguish. between the blood of ;ipes anrd men, butl now a discovery has been mi de- wlhereby scientists cin go still further, and by imeans of blood crystals they can not only distiniguish the' blood of nian fron? .that of animals, lint cani distinguish beiweeni 'he blood of : whitec met ailnd negroes,'; and. even betweenl-thel hlood .crystals . , of :other--races .'of e. iii .i.i . -. .. . .. -. . ". " c.ielitists have; discovered this dil ference, -rand it, is elaiiidc'l that ..this discovery.-of so-called "hemoglobin clues''?, wfill prove as valuable as finger-prints. 'IThit tihe heniioglobin, or red' co louring 'matter- -of- tlic blood, forms crystals', ii. s 'ibeeii lknown' for the" bestl part of a Lceintiry. Working' on ;this oldl'. fact';; I)r':Ed iard' Ty soni I leichert ?, in:i a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 March 1914
Ca/l at the Office of this Paper -FOR PRINTING of Every Description, Eastbourne. Street,. Windsor. GLOBE DYE WORKS. 5Save the Cost of. Winter Outfits by DRY CLEANING or DYEING the Dark Shades now Fashionable. SLadies' Costumes Cleaned from 5. THE?- GLOBE Ladies' Costume Djed from Ladies' Blouses. Cleaned from ... ... 1/3 Gentlemen's Suits Cleined from ... ... 4/. Gentlemen's Suits Dyed from ... ... . 5;6 Gloves 0Cleaned Odorless 3d .pr Lace Curtains and other Furnishings Cleaned and Dyed, FURS REMODELLED S Ostrich Feathers Cleaned and Dyed all the New and Fashionable Shades. RECEIVING OFFICES: 27 CHAPEL STREET, near Windsor Station; 156 OREVILLE STREET, near Town Hall; TOORAK ROAD, two doors South Yarra Station; OLENFERRIE R.D, Malvern. High St, WINDSOR, I door from Chapel St. TEL. 1706 WINSDOR. Works-4o, 41, 44 Ells St., S. Yarra, offChapel 4t. Phone1755, Windsor Ex. SAW AND MOULDING MILLS, DUKE STREET, WINDSOR, Opp. FALLON'S, Drapers, Chapel Street. W m. Marsh & Sons BUILD...
Proposed Municipal Stables. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 March 1914
Proposed Municipali Stables. The question as to whether: Mal vern should have municipal stables, horses, drays, etc., of their owin, \hich has already been discussed alt lengthI by the council, annd which at their pre vious. meeting had been settled t t the extent of a motion being carried to the effect that the. matter be-deerred in definitely, came: up again for: discussion at the last m.eeting of thle Malverni Council;'on a motion by. 'r' Murray; pur suant to notice,- "That the: resolution of the. council,' dated ,Decenber. 15, 1913, viz. 'Tliat the council afrinr the principle of carrying out its: ownv dray labor work be rescinded." .::i".:: Cr. Murray3 asled Mayor Wilson his ruling on the matter;,as ; to; wietlier, a formiser. motion: of iii liad (appeared to convey thati it: was' an: antagionistic motion .The original n:otiion in De cember, carried by the couicil;was it effect that'i it was ; advisable- to have stables' .built.- His: (Cr-r Murray's) motion 'was that 'the :time...
Only 42 Letters in New Chinese Alphabet. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 March 1914
Only 42 Letters in New Chinese Alphabet. ;China is to have a' brand fnew?i l phabet-. As the 'present- Chinese" alphabet consists§ of '-8000 'charac "tdrs: ?the changeoi is- going- to' hbe one of the most remarkible in the his tory ?of letters, for the inew .-alpha:n lbetl will contain. oly forty-two characters. I lithei to the unforitunate Chinese childiren i 'eli ieeit forced to- mieio i'ise .it least eight thloustanid ideo gramls 0o "ch nacters' i'" ' lierogly-" llii(s?". e geier.illy ,cill tliliin; tlhe queer little quirks- al nd iuirleciies: The l.st-idenltscLl icionol begin .to fearn n.vthiiguto ...understanld.. anything, or conmuiiiiente .ieven ini the 6simplesti manner,. .until they have ieiemorised a whlcl lot of these eight thousand. ideograms. : Tlhen they. begin to study il earnest,- tiud have many thiousand to lerli, ifor every one of the q'ueer 'Chiiiesei ilarks "ieiaiis soie sound csome sy\llable, or soie ob ject, and there 'is :i differentt one foi- everything .But.r...
South Yarra Ward MUNICIPAL ELECTION. MR G. N. HEYWARD'S VIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 March 1914
South Yarra Ward MUNICIPAL ELECTION. MR G. N. HEYWARD'S VIEWS. On Saturday evening, March 25, Mr. G. N. Heyward, who is contest ing the vacancy in the South Yarra Ward of the Prahran City Council. caused by the death of Cr. Densham, addressed a meeting of friends and supporters in the lodge-room, 136 Toorak road. There was a good attendance. Mr. L. H. Wells was voted to the chair, and, in introducing the candi date, said he was sure Mr. Heyward would make a worthy representative for the ward and that he would give every satisfaction to the ratepayers. He had plenty of spare time, so that he would be able to give every atten tion to the requirements of the ward, and that was an important consider ation. Mr. Heyward, who was warmly applauded on rising to speak, said, as a rule, when there were no burning questions to engage the attention of the ratepayers, comparatively little interest was displayed at the outset of an election. Still, there were many who .were enthusiastic and made i...
THE MARINER' BIBLE. TURNING OVER THE PAGES OF A SHIP'S LOG-BOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 March 1914
THE'MARtlNE-R' -BIBLE.- IURNING' O-VER -THEtI PAGES, OF, A SHIP'S- LOG-1OOK'. The log, or log-book is a ship's '.Bible." At least, it resembiles an. old. Fatnily. Bible/ inl, being a record of evcrything. imporant.it that hap pens to. the ship's "family.:.. . ]f a lbaby is born, ii .- coiuple are Siiarried, ii a. person dies on board ship, the log is the ofliciail record of. the evsent. I'ncidentally,; tte " ofi-, ciiil" iirthplace :-of if ba~by: born at :ea on a Brlitish ship is Stepney.v In the. eventt of. a collision or- other disaster'ic, tde .log affords all-import ant evidence. . . - ' It will be remembered: that in the case of the collision between .ILM.S. Ilawlie and the Olympic counsel for Ithe C:1 mpic made much of the fact that the Ilawke's deck log could not. 'Ie fournd. This reminds oie that two logs :are kept -viz., the deck log and the 'fair log. In the Navy the-deck log is kept by the olicer of the watch; the" fair log - by-the" navigating lieutenant; - In the. merch...
Grand United Order of Oddfellows. SOUTH YARRA LODGE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 March 1914
Grand United Order of Oddfellows. SOUTH YAlRRA LODGE. The usual fortnightly meeting of the above lodge was held at the Im perial Hotel, Chapel-street, South Yarra, on Tuesday evening, March 17. N.G., Bro. T. I-Iimbury, assisted by 'Acting V.G., Bro. H. Fletcher, opened the lodge at 8 o'clock to a good at tendance of members. P.N.F., Bro. G. Cook, our delegate to ithe Grand Lodge Conference, held at Bairnsdale since the last meeting of the lodge, gave his report of same. The report, unfortunately, had to be curtailed to a certain extent, as the minute papers of the conference had not come to hand, and as his report of a meeting, such as he had to attend, must necessarily be a long one, Bro. Cook thought it would be difficult for the members to properly follow with out them. However, we shall prob ably have something further later on. At the same time what the members did get was thoroughly enjoyed as it should be, it being very instructive. In reply to a vote of thanks for Iis report...
King Leaves Assailants in Gutter. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 March 1914
King Leaves Assailants in Gutter-: Wheii the King -of e'rvi;n. .\'hois little country' looked like aipplliig a spark which was to set' Eiirope ablaze,-was one of the ýlnimlarchs - in exile Iin Paris, he: li\ved- in a-flat; at the-very modest rent oif £30 per, annium.. . He was in. those1 , days.. a great- ,-athlete and boxer, nas two malefactors discovered wlen i :i they waylaiddiinj one night. nnd demiand ed his inoney or his life.. Ihel'e got neither: But ofne of thcin- got the 0Royai hboot ii the pit of his sto machi aid Peter' Kaigborgoev'itchi, leaving his. assailants in- the gutter;; resumned his interrupited progress: -:ingý .:Peter is punctual:i in his -habits;: neat . and "ni-jlerly in: his lpersonal arrangemecits.; Beastly tidy'": was the"- precise- epitlhet be:" stoned. uponi him-by- his- frlieid;d -i tain G.C-; The Kin(g-: onice gave this' 5young' man- a list zof -books; with: a request?ithat they souliod dbe.i pro cured.for the palace. \i i thliout delay. G., who .is a ...
Princess May Women's Tent, I.O.R. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 March 1914
Princess May Women's S Tent, I.O.R. G.iiessing competitions have been thie order of the day at this tent's meetings lately, interspersed with some shooting and quoits' competi tions. Several prizes have been given to add a little stimulus to the "guessers," and very enjoyable gather ings have resulted. At the meeting on Tuesday evening, the Chief Ruler, Sister R. Iles, was in charge of affairs, and two items-a "magazine" guessing competition and "hidden fruit" competition-were car ried through. The prizes fell to Sister Mrs. Jaycock and Sister J. Stewart respectively, and those present thoroughly enjoyed the proceedings. At next meeting Sister R. Woods, P.C.R., will be in charge of a similar competition.
CRICKET. ST. KILDA v. ESSENDON. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 March 1914
u.BICKET. ST. KILDA v. ESSENDON. 'This match was continued at Essen don on Saturday last, and though the seasiders had the game practically won, therei 'asa little interest evinced: in the' linishiItwas jist a's- ell that; St. Kilda ' earlier' batsien had ;made tlie nrubi thie "' eelt previous, as tlie remhaii imen gave a ery poor ex bniition;In "Iacd theioly bit ofdecent cri cket sioni tas by P.I King, whio mnade -22, iii .fic were iniitlded four 4's The iuinisciloe tor 216 hins, which igave tem a .lead' o3S runs. On gbii"iln as tilime Essendon made '209?r.uis 'the iajority o1 'the runs beinig-ma'de by 'A.- lianni and Ri Proud with 1 an 38 respectively. Sotiter and iMoule bow ledb exceedingly. well- tor t?le seasideirs the fornmer cap turiiig six-viiciets i 87, and the latter titree'fo'r O; ? '30 - ; St Kilda won on the first innings -by 98 r hins. With -the viiining of the above matchl, StL Kilda gained a place in the flinal fotur, and will meet North Mel bouriie jil the semi-fina...
In the Cause of Charity. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 March 1914
In the Cause of Charity. A meeting in connection with the benefit that is to be given to the widow and family of the late Mr Bates was held at Thurhng's Swan Hotel, Chapel street, on Wednesday evening. There was an attendance of about 30, and Mr Zoe Solomon occupied the chair. The dates of the concert, which is to be given on two evenings in the Prahran Town Hall, are early in May. The next meet ing is to be held on Wednesday evening next at Buttrose's Hotel, corner Raleigh street and Upton-rd.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 28 March 1914
8cial and Invitation Cards, Ball Programmes, Concert Tickets, &c, in newest and latest designs, at Chronicle Printing Works, East bourne street, Windsor. Tel. 1294 Windsor. MITCHELL & TAYLOR, Estate Agents. 394 Chapel Street, South Yarra. The Home of the Prahran and Windsor Ladies' Tailoring. Special Reductions this month. £5/5/- Blue Twill Costumes now £4/4/ All other prices £1/1/- less. J. SRERMAN, Lyric Theatre Buildings, .. Chapel=st., Prahran. Z. Glassel ART WIG MAKER, LADIES' HAIR DIESSER and HAIR SPECIALSr 342 Chapel-street, Prahran -----Opposite Read's, Wishes to inform the Ladies of Prahran and surrounding districts that he has taken over the entire Stock in Trade of " MAISON CHARLES," And will be pleased to see any Customers of theirs at his splendidly appointed rooms. Wigs, Transformations, Fringes. A great specialty in Ready-made Switches. CONSULTATIONS FREE. 'If your Hair is falling out, Mr. Glassel will treat it successfully. If your Hair has been spoil...