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NEW CARS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
NEW CARS. Cr. Naylor also mentioned that the Tramway Trust intended to call for tenders for the construction of 25 new cars, which meant an expenditure of about £25,000. A short time ago com plaint had been made in Parliament that tram cars were not constructed in Victoria, and it was to be hoped that on this occasion a Victorian ten der would be submitted. Personally, he would be prepared, as a member of the Trust, to give an extra 10 per cent., provided that the work was done locally. The Trust was doing overything possible to have cars con structed in the State. The Trust had ra.ise.m t.he salary of Mr. Strangward, mvecretaryv, to £600 a year.
The Plaza. OPENED ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
The Plaza. OPENED ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. The Plaza, formerly the popular South Yarra Skating Rink, opened under its new name on Wednesday night, when there was a very large and fashionable crowd present, so large, indeed, that It was almost im possible to move. The Plaza, which now performs a double service, making provision for both skaters and dancers, has been entirely re modelled. A fine dancing floor has been laid down, and is separates from the skating floor by a garden plot. Both halls are prettily deco rated, and music is provided by an excellent orchestra.
REVENUE RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
"-REVENUE RETURNS:; ' :. 4 Cr Naylor reported to theli Prahrani :Council on Monday evening that tllhe revenue: returns from the municipal electric tramways were as folows- W-eek ending, March :l 1--Trust' lihies, £1046/1910 j revenue per car mile, 16.i9Sd "Blalaclava-road extensionos £580/8/S per car mile, 14.819d: Caiui d i extension£ 32/19;per car ile, 10. 473d0 Ken extension-£546 6/2; p:er c- mil 16.023d: Week ;nding Mairclh '25 :-Trust lines, £1030 162-iercriiiEile,?167181d. Balaclava. road extension £509/10/1; per car mile 13.548d Caulfield .extension S£121/14/2 iper car mile, 9.656d *-Kew, extenision £522/19/9;" per n:car. ile, 15.340d"
Sons and Daughters of Temperance. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
Sons and Daughters of' Temperance. An interesting function took place on Thursday evening, when the John Gough Division of the above cele brated its 26th anniversary by hold ing a bacquet in the Albert Hall, Windsor. The National Division was represented by M.W.P. Bro, Appleby, M.W.A. Bro. Watt, Gene. ral Secretary Bro. Francis, S.P.]. Bro. Gregory, and D.D.M.W.P. Bro. Spicer. P.S. Sister Abbey oc cupied the chair. After the overture by Mr Gawne, the P.S. gavy the company a hearty welcome. The usual loyal toast was proposed, and drunk with musical honors. P.W.P. Bro. W. Abbey then proposed the toast of the National Division,whioh was responded to by the officers present. An excellent programme of music was provided by the musical conductor, Bro. Nutting, the follow ing artists contributing-Misses Lloyd and M. Forscut, Messrs Gawne, Freeman. A. Mahaffy, Harris and Master G. Nutting. The final toast, the John Gough Division, was proposed by M.W.P; Bro. Appleby, and responded to by P.F...
GLENHUNTLY-ROAD EXTENSION. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
GLENHUNTLY-ROAD EXTENSION. They Ehi ood Progress Association rote askilng heii-n thfe extiension of the 'Gleiihuntly-road -would be. comin minenced. C-:'i 3arnet said thait he was in'a piosition to state that.the -line. would be commenced in July, and completed early inn the coming year. :. Cr. Hewison said that it ?vas iatpity. that the " line' could not _ be begun earlier, as it mainFit that the ' holel of the summier traffic would be: lost.:;'
PRINCES BRIDGE TO MIDDLE PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
PRINCES BRIDGE TO MIDDLE PARK. Cr. Barnet moved: "That, with a view to expediting the intrcduction into Parliament next session of a Bill to authorise the extension from Fraser-street to Carlisle-street of the electric train way to be constructed in South iblelbolurne, the lion. Ihe l'remie.r be requested to obtain as soon as pos sible the report from. thle Parliai mnentary Standing Committee on Railways on1 such proposed exten sion. '. Cr.:: Barnet said thlat, ii. iewi of a letter received thiit evening fromn the Railways Standing iCommitte, inti mating that: its mieibexls: ?iold in spect the route on April 21st, it would be. i`ise to let the riiotion istaiid in abeyance The ieMayor said he., would ;not -iive evidence in favor of;the extension, as he wass against it. rle council ivas not going to' support the making of two electric trami ays; viz., this one, and the one across Albert Park from Prahran,.. Cr. Molesworth declared that he thllugli the extension one of the most foolish...
Magpie Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
Magpie Football Club. The above club will play a prac tise match against the Bayview Football Club to-day on the ground of the latter at Albert Park, near the white plantation. All members and intending members are requested to meet at the Prabran Club Hotel at 2.80 sharp, or on the ground at 3 o'clook.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
Birthday & Wedding Presents You have the Widest Selection at PHILLIPS JEWELLERY CORNER S111 L LI Do nct Do not fail fail to Call and See Call and See our New . 8 New Shop. ' shop" CHAPEL and GREEN 8TREETS, WINDSOR. Call and see our Show of Jewellery ant Electro Plate ant compare Prices with any other House in Melbourne. HINDRANCES TO HEALTH such as dyspepsia, biliousness, loss of appetite, torpid liver, consti pation, sick-headache, and other evidences of a derangement of the organs of digestion and secretion, may be easily and successfully REMOVED by means of the far famed family medicine Beecham's Pills. For three generations this medicine has been helping people to get rid of all sorts of digestive and allied disor ders and, to-day, it is acknowledged to be the first of all the remedies of its kind. What it has done fo: others it may reasonably be expcct ed to do for you. That recurrent touch of indigestion, liver or kidney trouble which is preventing you from enjoying un...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
kaforJ'6/J 9.. 1111' SOLD~ A :-~'Etqyl~yqF~;~ Auction Sales of Furniture and Property a specialty. DICKENSON & FORSTER (E. J. Forster, Sworn Valuator). Auctioneer & Estate Agents Rents Collected. Insurances Effected. Loans Negotiated. Only Address - 99 CHAPEL STREET. /? ~TEL.: WINDSOR 111. KEATING'S POWDEM as iAaaELuw b to Animal Life. BSuge Fleas -Moths Beetles MS os quUitoe4m oths,.ia . Beetles, Mlosquito.s The genuine Powder bears the autograph of THOMAR KEATING ; Sold in tin only. Wieatlng' .Worm Tablets. Keatig''s Worm Tablets. Keatlng's Worm Tablets. A PURELY VEGETABLE SWEETMEAT, furnishing, a mept agreeable method of administering the only certain remedy for INTESTINAL or THIRIEAD WORMS, It is perfectly mafe and mild, and is especially adapted for children. Sold in Tins by all Druggists. Proprietor, THOMAS KEATING, Londo. MR. E. JI V, NIGAN, BARRISTER and SOLICITOR, May be consultcd daily at. NEWTON CHAMBERS, 173 GREVILLB ST., PRAIRAM. Prahcan Court 'ttendeI e...
AMUSEMENTS THE ENGLISH PIERROTS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
AMUSEMENTS THE ENGLISH PIERROTS. Large. audiences have been the rule at the Pierrots' Pavilion, St. Kilda, where bright and attractive pro grammes have been presented by the company.. Indeed, so persistent were the recalls on Saturday night last that thie-entertainnent was delayed nearly lialf anhliour. Messrs. Will. and Rob. 'lionmas :are .to" be -complimented for the diligent efforts they have made u itli suich splendid results. PALAIS DE DANSE. iMore popular every day" (or night) is-a saying that can be truly made applicable to this exquisitely appointed seaside ballroom. The music (Di Gilio's), the floor, decorations, etc., are all that can be desired, while the pleasing spectacle seen from almost anywhere outside never fails to at tract large numbers of onlookers. THE DANDIES. This immensely popular company presented a new and very attractive programme at Arcadia on Sattirday last. Among those especially de serving -mention were The Dutch Trio, by Messrs. Dampier and Morgan, an...
Local Municipal Tramway. LINE THROUGH ALBERT PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
Local M1unicipal Tramway. LINE THROUGH ALBERT PARK. _ At the meeting of the St. Kilda Cify Coinicil on Moniday revning lait Cr: Jacoby. introduced a deputation from n-tlhe. West. St. Kilda Progress A-ssociationi in regard to the proposed extension of the- High-street tramway tlrough the Albelrt Park. MrI Rohian, as: president of the -as sociationi, stated that the object of the association was to ask the council to co operate in endeavoring to per suade -the Government to re-consider its decision in regard to the ;matter.i -Mr .-:A. :O'Dwyer said that the con str.iction .6of the' line would not only benefit the western portion, but also the lbhole of tl?e city: of St. -Kilda. As far?as lie. himself 'was concernedI le- was nio. so -ery enthusiastic over the ti ama'iy, hotli he! belonged to a bo'b wiho had the interests of the people at : eart:. He thouglht it was :righit ofevery citizen- t-o have easy access. totlihe beach. It was: a' great dui-wback ?? ito tiih? residents of the eas...
Elwood Postal Facilities. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
Elwood Postal Facilities. At the meeting of the St. Kilda Council on Monday evening last, a letter was received from the Acting Deputy Postmaster-General (Mr. W. B. Crosbie), stating that the inspector deputed to inquire into the postal re qluirements at Elwood had reported favorably upon the establishment of a post office in the vicinity of Ormond road and Vautier-street. A post office was considered necessary, in view of the large and increasing population in that district. Approval had accord ingly been given for the opening of an allowance office, in charge of Mr. W. R. Scilley, newsagent, at the cor ner of Ormond-road and Vautier-street, and the necessary instructions had been issued for the provision of postal, telegraph, and telephone facilities.
The Largest Novel. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
The; Largest Novel: -I Tlhe largest novel in the . world hai just- beeri finishell by a .Jiapaese. writei;? ong T.i?? : inin ?Itl ;,as coriimiieiiced in- 1852; -ind the author found a' publishiie r.wiilling:.i.to pi? lih the nol i -- n .,'ol :?tu~is -thue Writer filiished theoli i;th Ist ?aolume bein-g turned oser to the publisher bThere are 1no fei?ier '.thahii: 106 ,vol-i nines all told ueach oine containing 1,000- i-nges and each pag.. has nliout .tlhirt. lines each containing an average of :tea- words so- _thait the aorl- consist of 106 voluies 0 00-i O0 pa-ges-: :3? 180,00: li0ies -anil 138 100,000 o ords-w and- it weighs; aboutii 1?;301b. So farit has .beeni suggeste d;that this :?orl shiould be translated `and published in' Eiig lirary of a convict ii.:aisoia, - so -that- 'ih-i -a iman i;. is sentenced 1to eiisas hh ird 'oi calmlyf star`t -t i-olunile one- an podon aithout iiteirulitioiltill FFinis' ias: i ached - On'( R sonoi f c thc poor fellows iiight. lie askingi f`fih'e ...
Prahran Ladies' Benevolent Society [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
Prahran Ladies' Benevolent Society The committee of the Prahran, South Yarra and Toorak: Ladies' Benevolent Society report having relieved 48 cases weekly during the fortnight ending 26th March. The cases numbered 57 adults and 89 children. The adults com. prised 22 widows, 4 deserted wives, 11 married couples, 9 aged and single in dividuals, Phe expenditure for the fortnight was £15 12s 6d. Assistancea may be sent to the Hon. Treasurer, 61 Sutherland road, Armadale, or to the Hon. Secretary, Murray street, Mal. vern. coughs an colds, Of chest eomplalnts,. -
When Our Cup of Coffee Becomes a Barometer. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
When Our Cup of Coffee Becomes a Barometer. Stir the sugar in the, bottom of o'dur cup of coffeei anid see- if it jielts quickly or seemis as if it were not going to miielt at all. i I f youy fitidd:a lot of gritty, uiinelt ed 'substance: striking the spoon;- do not conclude at onfce -there is saind -in the sugar; but begin -o "lay- your S.Ilans for. the.' next t ienty-four -to forty-eight lhours, -for. the?- quantity of unmelted sugar -in?olur. cup in: dicates .the sort of. wetiher:-, we- are.. .apit to have durinig the- oniing dlay or two. SYo-i cannot make thei weatheri. brighlten up: by pu?tting more sugar :ii your cup, but you i niy be able; to. so-arraige your business' or plea-c sure :that-you may avoid - some very -iunpleasant conditions. -.- the weatheri is dlull and thrleat i ening, and-:the: sugar: melts :quickly,: and: you .cannot feel any- grit withl :thie spoon, and you luid expected: the weiathier to brighten ulp i id tle bet t er, you might as well iwaitch the weathe...
CRITIC ANSWERS CRITICISM. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
CRITIC ANSWERS CRITICISM. "ROVER" IN REPLY.' Sir,-I am quite sure that neither your contributor, "Bowler," or the secretary of the Prahran Club, wishes me, for obvious reasons, to reply In full to the remarks of tho former, in your last issue, so I will content my self by just skimming over the fringe of it. If either desire more, and you have a few columns of space to spare (nothing less would suffice), I will ac commodate them, and give most un doubted proof of what I have written, and that from personal knowledge and observation, unalloyed by the in spiration of others. I again re-assert and emphasise my previous state ments. Now, and for very many years past, I have had a very keen insight and personal knowledge of the internal and external workings of the Prahran Club, and at no stage of its existence has the management been so inem cient and incompetent. Mr. Dunning is all that your critic says, but he is far from being either happy or con tent in his position as president, an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
FRASER d MORPHET. FOR GOOD PRINTING Hind Hope Estate H:.d H o,:.:e ERising from the Beach Reserve, at RO BSEBU D. One of the Most Favoured Spots on Port Phillip's Shores. Saturday, April i (Easter Saturday), on the Ground, at 1 o'clock. Grand Closing Auction of the Remaining Portion of the Estate. 107 CHARMING SEASIDE LOTS With Depths to 200 feet; also Hind Hope Villa and Grounds, 14 Acres. Under Instructions from the Owner, to Realise the Whole. T. R. B. MORTON & SON Will Sell, as above, per J. L. PARKES, of Hastings, one of their Auctioneers these Choice Lots. Terms Very Easy. For the Blocks, £1 deposit, and 10s per month; for Villa and 14 Acres, £200 deposit, balance arranged at 5 per cent. T. R. B. MORTON & SON, 72 Swanaton Street, Melbourne, and Box Hill. DEAFNESS, NOISES IN THE HEAD, &c., positively cured by Har ley's Ear Lotion. This new Remedy goes right to the actual seat of the disease, and has effected such remark able cures that the greatest hope ...
Dangerous Swings for Children. A Matter for Attention. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
Dangerous Swings for Children. A Matter for Attention. To the Editor. Dear Sir,--The Prahran Council re cently erected swings for children off Fairbairn-road. Tie result to date is too appalling for words. 1 have a list of six serious accidents to children, which have been the result of the use of these swings. The worst case is that of a boy whose thigh was broken, and another where the arm was broken, and four or five minor acci dents. I have actually the names of five; but 1 am informed there are sl:::dry others whose names are not ,vailable to add to the list. Apparently the swings are too high for the purpose they were designed, and, as they are very heavy, a blow from a swinging seat would be suffi cient to. ensure disablement. In Geelong, I understand, the swings are so constructed as to give a very short sweep, and are not considered dan gerous.-Yours faithfully, PARENT.
Animals and the Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 4 April 1914
Animals and the Weather. --_ =- - Most birds and be.sts. are much mttore sensitive to appiroanhing chati ges of weather th.la humtant.. beings -are, and by close observation .of. some of. their hliabits" the weather can. lbe fore cast withl quitte .an as tonishing 'degree of accuracy. ' The ravenst are antottg the most infallible weather proiphets. -When jyou see thetm early in the morning soaring to great heights and utter ing a hoarse, croaking sotind --you may be reasonaly .certanin of a. fine,- clear . day. Swallows flying : unusually high : in tie :early morn .ing :are another sign of-fair wea titer. - -'iThe lotd ?uaclkintg of ? I:ticks,'. geese, and othier 'witer ftl?l . is a .isign of rain. Just bIefore a storin youl :will alwaysx find ? ite;: ctocks; atrid -lienst rubbing. it thte d ust'. anld in other ways- showing their uneasi iess. Cattle and sheep announce a, storin ilotig. before :. its arrival- Iby lthutdlig in one corrier of the field with their heads turned -iwayx f...